Intralinks to Host Media and Entertainment Mergers & Acquisitions Event in Los Angeles

Industry leaders discuss market consolidation, dealmaking in film, television and music.

NEW YORK, June 11, 2018 – Intralinks®, the world's leading virtual data room (VDR) provider, announced today that it will host the M&A in Media & Entertainment panel event on Wednesday, June 13, at NeueHouse, located in the landmarked CBS Radio Building on Sunset Blvd., with panelists from media powerhouses including Sony Pictures Entertainment, Platform One Media, MRC Studios and Twentieth Century Fox. The group will discuss best practices and trends around market consolidation, consumer behavior and dealmaking.

Chris Palmeri, Los Angeles bureau chief at Bloomberg, will moderate the panel of M&A executives. Panelists include:

  • Palash Ahmed, vice president corporate development at Sony Pictures Entertainment
  • Steve Lescroart, head of finance & strategy at Platform One Media
  • DJ Jacobs, CFO & head of business development at MRC Studios
  • Sonya Joo, vice president strategy and business development at Twentieth Century Fox

“It’s a very exciting time in show business. Evolving consumer behaviors, shifting financial markets and changes in the way entertainment is created and delivered will undoubtedly lead to a very different landscape,” said Torben Rankine, team lead for corporate development at Intralinks. “This group of entertainment insiders will explore the future of entertainment and the potential outcomes of the growing convergence we’re seeing in the industry.”

Attendees will have the opportunity to network with their peers in the M&A and corporate development fields following the panel.

About Intralinks

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