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Target confirms talks with Metrodome

UK producer/distributor Target Entertainment has confirmed that it is in talks with independent distributor Metrodome (Donnie Darko, Monster) concerning a deal that could either have the two companies merge, or Metrodome buy part or all of Target.
June 29, 2010

UK producer/distributor Target Entertainment has confirmed that it is in talks with independent distributor Metrodome (Donnie Darko, Monster) concerning a deal that could either have the two companies merge, or Metrodome buy part or all of Target. A spokesperson for Target Entertainment told realscreen, ‘We can confirm we are in talks with Metrodome and other interested parties about our future ownership structure but there’s nothing else to say at present.’ Other companies rumored to be interested in acquiring Target include Endemol and unnamed U.S. suitors. Target has appointed accounting firm BDO to help facilitate a deal.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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