Jesse A. Cohn
The Relativity Media chief has big hopes—and two Oscar contenders
Ryan Kavanaugh's emergence as a rising studio mogul was on display at the Golden Globes on Jan. 16 when Christian Bale gave a shout-out to the Hollywood financier as he accepted the supporting-actor award for his role as a drug-using former boxer in The Fighter. Backstage, the bearded actor joked that he singled out Kavanaugh, one of the film's producers, because "he said if I thanked him personally he would actually pay me for my next film."
What did I say then?
US banks win job in the listing of mainland insurers | SCMP (10 years 17 weeks ago): Morgan Stanley and Salomon Smith Barney are understood to have secured lucrative sponsoring mandates from two state-owned mainland insurers aimed at raising up to a total of USD4 billion, confirming United States investment banks' stranglehold over China's global share offerings. However, losing banks complained of a lack of transparency in the selection process, which some called "a sham" in which mandates were decided even before a "beauty parade" of investment banks.