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Company Overview of Starz

Company Overview

Starz, through its subsidiaries, operates as a media and entertainment company worldwide. The company operates through Starz Networks and Starz Distribution segments. It provides premium subscription video programming to cable operators, satellite television providers, telecommunications companies, and online video providers. The company also develops, produces, acquires, and distributes entertainment content. Its flagship networks are STARZ and ENCORE, which are available for subscription in approximately 113 million U.S. multichannel video and broadband-only households, as well as serves 55.8 million subscribers. The company’s network, MOVIEPLEX, offers a variety of art house, independent ...

8900 Liberty Circle

Englewood, CO 80112

United States

Founded in 2007

772 Employees

Phone:

720-852-7700

Key Executives for Starz

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 63
Chief Operating Officer
Age: 44
President of Original Programming for Starz Entertainment
Age: 56
Chief Press Officer and Executive Vice President of Communications
Senior Vice President of Business & Legal Affairs
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Starz Key Developments

Starz Announces Resignation of Directors

On December 8, 2016, pursuant to that certain Agreement and Plan of Merger, by and among Starz, Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., and Orion Arm Acquisition Inc., an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Lions Gate (‘Merger Sub’), Merger Sub merged with and into the Starz, with the Starz continuing as the surviving corporation and becoming an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Lions Gate. In connection with the consummation of the Merger, all of the directors of the Company resigned from their positions as directors of the Company, effective as of the Effective Time of the Merger. The directors of the Company did not resign because of a disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices.

Starz Requests NASDAQ To File Form 25 With SEC

On December 8, 2016, pursuant to that certain Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of June 30, 2016, by and among Starz (the “Company”), Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (“Lions Gate”), and Orion Arm Acquisition Inc., an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Lions Gate (“Merger Sub”), Merger Sub merged with and into the Company, with the Company continuing as the surviving corporation and becoming an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Lions Gate. Following the completion of the Merger, Lions Gate converted the Company from a Delaware corporation to a Delaware limited liability company named Starz Acquisition LLC. In connection with the completion of the Merger, the Company notified the NASDAQ Stock Market LLC (“NASDAQ”) of its intent to remove the Starz Series A Common Stock and the Starz Series B Common Stock from listing on NASDAQ and requested that NASDAQ file a notice of removal from listing on Form 25 with the SEC to delist such securities. The Surviving Company intends to file with the SEC a certification on Form 15 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), requesting the deregistration of the Starz Series A Common Stock and the Starz Series B Common Stock under Section 12(b) of the Exchange Act and the suspension of the Company’s reporting obligations under Sections 13 and 15(d) of the Exchange Act.

Starz, Special/Extraordinary Shareholders Meeting, Dec 07, 2016

Starz, Special/Extraordinary Shareholders Meeting, Dec 07, 2016, at 10:00 US Mountain Standard Time. Location: Starz, 8900 Liberty Circle Englewood, CO 80112 United States Agenda: To discuss the proposal to approve the adoption of the agreement and plan of merger; to discuss the proposal to approve, by advisory (nonbinding) vote, the compensation that may be paid or become payable to the named executive officers of company in connection with the merger; and to consider the proposal to approve the adjournment of the company special meeting, if necessary or appropriate, to solicit additional proxies in favor of the company merger proposal, if there are insufficient votes at the time of such adjournment to approve such proposal.

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