DreamWorks' talks on sale to Hasbro said to have ended

Los Angeles

HASBRO Inc's talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation SKG, the studio that produced the Shrek films, have ended without agreement, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.

The discussions never advanced beyond a preliminary stage and a first meeting, said the person, who sought anonymity because the matter is private.

DreamWorks had been seeking a sale price of more than US$30 a share, people familiar with the matter said earlier. The company, based in Glendale, California, has...


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