DreamWorks Animation to be Acquired by NBCUniversal for $3.8 Billion

Munger, Tolles & Olson is representing independent directors on the DreamWorks Animation board of directors in the company’s $3.8 billion acquisition by NBCUniversal announced April 28, 2016. NBCUniversal is a division of Comcast Corporation.

The studio will become part of the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, which includes Universal Pictures, Fandango, and NBCUniversal Brand Development.

Led by Ronald L. Olson, the deal team includes Robert E. Denham, Kevin S. Masuda and Sarah L. Graham.