An MGM M&A

Amazon Raises the Streaming Stakes with MGM Acquisition

The online retailer becomes a worthy home entertainment contender practically overnight

Kostas Farkonas
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3 min readMay 26, 2021

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The famous Metro Goldwyn Mayer roaring lion logo and animation now belong to the most important retailer in the world. For better or worse. (Image: MGM)

So the rumors were true and Amazon does intend to upset the streaming market balance of power: the retail giant announced it acquired MGM Studios in a deal worth almost 8.5 billion…

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Kostas Farkonas
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