Boomerang Media

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This company is not related to the TV channel Boomerang, despite the name.

Boomerang Media Holdings, LLC
Type Private
Industry Global media
Founded 2008
Headquarters New York City, New York, U.S.
Key people John Engelman
Eric Ellenbogen
Subsidiaries Classic Media (2007-2012)

Boomerang Media, L.L.C. is an American media company founded by John Engelman and Eric Ellenbogen (founders of Classic Media) and the private equity firm GTCR in 2008. Boomerang Media specializes in global media and video distribution.

Acquisition of Entertainment Rights[edit]

On April 1, 2009, Boomerang Media announced that they would acquire Entertainment Rights[1][2] and on May 11, 2009, it was announced that the subsidiaries and offices of Entertainment Rights would be absorbed under the name, Classic Media, now DreamWorks Classics, due to the DreamWorks Animation acquisition.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hodkinson, Paul (April 2, 2009). "He-Man, Casper Bought by Private-Equity Firm". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 2009-05-09. 
  2. ^ "Boomerang Media Buys ER". World Screen News. April 1, 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-09. 
  3. ^ "Classic Media Absorbs Subsidiaries". Home Media Magazine. May 11, 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-12. 
  4. ^ "Entertainment Rights to Operate as Classic Media". Animation World Network. May 11, 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-12.