Daniel Loeb

  1. The Music Biz in 2013: In Flux, Disruptors Disrupted

    January 01, 2014 8:28 AM EST The week before Christmas, pondering a year-end music business essay, a litany of major stories jumped to mind, including: the Twitter and SFX IPOs; Sony and Vivendi investors’ calling for entertainment spin-offs; Live Nation’s record revenues ...

  2. Sony Music, Sony/ATV Could Be Under Pressure As Sony Hires Bain for $100M Cost Cuts

    November 18, 2013 9:50 PM EST Sony Entertainment has hired Bain & Company to look for at least $100 million in cost-savings, the New York Times reported . But early speculation about the move is that it will impact Sony Pictures more than Sony Music Entertainment or Sony ...

  3. Daniel Loeb's Third Point Appears on Sony's Japanese Shareholder Register for First Time

    November 11, 2013 10:54 AM EST Third Point, the hedge fund run by Daniel Loeb that has been pressuring Sony to spin off part of its entertainment arm, was listed as holding 1.64 percent of the Japanese corporation's stock in a filing with authorities in Tokyo on Monday. ...

  4. Sony Entertainment Spinout ‘Inevitable,’ Despite Claims to Contrary: Source

    May 14, 2013 1:48 PM EDT The idea of spinning out Sony Corp’s entertainment assets isn’t a new one. It’s been in the air at 550 Madison Avenue for several years, as the once-proud electronics giant lost market and mind share in the consumer electronics market to Sams ...

  5. Third Point's Daniel Loeb Calling for Sony To Spin-off Entertainment Business

    May 14, 2013 7:20 AM EDT Hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb, who previously pushed for corporate changes at Yahoo, has called on Sony Corp. to spin off or sell a stake in its entertainment operations, the New York Times reported , citing people familiar with the situation. ...