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January 9, 2003 | From Bloomberg News
Panavision Inc., a Woodland Hills-based movie-camera maker controlled by billionaire Ronald Perelman, said Chief Executive John Farrand resigned and the company has begun searching for a new CEO. Panavision will be led by Perelman, who is chairman, and an office of the president composed of Chief Financial Officer Bobby Jenkins, Chief Operating Officer Will Paice and General Counsel Eric Golden, Panavision said.
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December 3, 2006 | Richard Verrier, Times Staff Writer
Four years ago the picture was bleak for Panavision Inc. Massive debt, bad management decisions and rapidly changing technologies threatened its stature as Hollywood's gold standard for cameras and lenses used in shooting television shows, movies and commercials. Now Panavision, whose logo on film credits has been familiar to moviegoers for decades, is regaining its focus.
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BUSINESS
June 10, 1997
Panavision Inc. completed its previously announced acquisition of Visual Action Holdings PLC in London for $61 million in cash. Visual Action has camera rental businesses in the United Kingdom, France, Australia, Asia and in the United States. Panavision, based in Woodland Hills, is a supplier of cameras for film and television productions.
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June 21, 2006 | From Bloomberg News
Panavision Inc. said a board committee had approved an $8.50-a-share offer from controlling stockholder and co-Chairman Ronald Perelman for all of its publicly traded stock. The offer by Perelman's MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc. marks an increase from $8 a share, Woodland Hills-based Panavision, a maker of movie cameras, said in a regulatory filing. Perelman controls 97% of the company, according to Bloomberg data, and Sony Corp. owns 714,300 shares, or 1.8%.
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November 14, 2000
Panavision Inc. in Woodland Hills reported a net loss of $3.8 million compared with a net loss of $2.2 million for the same period last year. Revenue rose to $54.2 million over $53.5 million. Panavision designs and manufactures camera systems and accessories for the film and television industries.
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July 4, 1995
Trizec Properties Inc. said it has signed a $20-million lease deal with Panavision Inc. at Warner Center. The film equipment manufacturing and rental company will rent 152,454 square feet on 10.46 acres, the property management company said. Panavision is expected to take occupancy by June, 1996. Panavision is currently located in Tarzana. The current occupant of the Warner Center site, Dataproducts Corp., is expected to move to Simi Valley later this year, Trizec said.
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November 9, 1999
Panavision Inc., Woodland Hills, reported a net loss of $600,000 for the quarter that ended Sept. 30, compared to income of $600,000 for the like quarter in 1998. Revenues increased slightly to $53.5 million from $50.7 million. Panavision designs and manufactures precision camera systems for lease to the entertainment industry.
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August 15, 2000
Panavision Inc. of Woodland Hills reported a net loss of $9.5 million for the second quarter ended June 30, compared with a loss of $7.7 million for the same period last year. Revenue was $46 million compared with $47.2 million. Panavision designs and manufactures high-precision camera systems for the motion picture and television industries.
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November 21, 2000
Panavision Inc. of Woodland Hills reported a net loss for the third quarter that ended Sept. 30 of $3.8 million, compared with a net loss of $2.2 million for the third quarter last year. Revenue rose to $54.2 million from $53.5 million. Panavision designs and manufactures camera systems and accessories for the film and television industries.
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April 25, 2006 | From Bloomberg News
Shares of Panavision Inc., a maker of movie cameras, more than doubled after co-Chairman Ronald O. Perelman offered to buy the portion of the company that he didn't already own. In a letter to Panavision's board, Perelman's MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc. offered $8 a share in cash for Woodland Hills-based Panavision, the company said in a government filing.
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January 9, 2003 | From Bloomberg News
Panavision Inc., a Woodland Hills-based movie-camera maker controlled by billionaire Ronald Perelman, said Chief Executive John Farrand resigned and the company has begun searching for a new CEO. Panavision will be led by Perelman, who is chairman, and an office of the president composed of Chief Financial Officer Bobby Jenkins, Chief Operating Officer Will Paice and General Counsel Eric Golden, Panavision said.
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October 2, 2002 | Bloomberg News
COURTS * M&F Worldwide Inc. won a judge's approval to settle a lawsuit challenging the fairness of the company's $128-million purchase of billionaire Ronald Perelman's stake in movie camera maker Panavision Inc. Licorice processor M&F and controlling director Perelman were sued in Delaware Chancery Court in 2000 by shareholders who said the financier was selling his 83% stake in Panavision to get rid of an under-performing investment.
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May 14, 2002 | Bloomberg News
A judge rejected billionaire Ronald Perelman's proposed $14.75-million settlement of investor lawsuits over the sale of his stake in movie camera maker Panavision Inc. Delaware Chancery Court Judge Leo Strine ruled that the agreement shortchanged investors in Perelman-controlled licorice maker M&F Worldwide Corp. M&F's board bought Perelman's Panavision shares for $128 million in April 2001. Strine said the amount of the settlement wasn't enough to justify dropping the suits.
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November 21, 2000
Panavision Inc. of Woodland Hills reported a net loss for the third quarter that ended Sept. 30 of $3.8 million, compared with a net loss of $2.2 million for the third quarter last year. Revenue rose to $54.2 million from $53.5 million. Panavision designs and manufactures camera systems and accessories for the film and television industries.
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November 14, 2000
Panavision Inc. in Woodland Hills reported a net loss of $3.8 million compared with a net loss of $2.2 million for the same period last year. Revenue rose to $54.2 million over $53.5 million. Panavision designs and manufactures camera systems and accessories for the film and television industries.
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February 25, 1998
* Calabasas-based Cheesecake Factory Inc. reported fourth-quarter net income of $2.9 million, or 24 cents per diluted share, compared with $506,000 including charges, or 5 cents, a year ago. * Camarillo-based Power-One Inc. reported fourth-quarter earnings of $3.5 million, or 20 cents per diluted share, compared with $626,000, or 2 cents, a year ago. * Woodland Hills-based Panavision Inc. reported fourth-quarter net income of $5.5 million, or 29 cents per diluted share, compared with $5.
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June 21, 2006 | From Bloomberg News
Panavision Inc. said a board committee had approved an $8.50-a-share offer from controlling stockholder and co-Chairman Ronald Perelman for all of its publicly traded stock. The offer by Perelman's MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc. marks an increase from $8 a share, Woodland Hills-based Panavision, a maker of movie cameras, said in a regulatory filing. Perelman controls 97% of the company, according to Bloomberg data, and Sony Corp. owns 714,300 shares, or 1.8%.
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August 15, 2000
Panavision Inc. of Woodland Hills reported a net loss of $9.5 million for the second quarter ended June 30, compared with a loss of $7.7 million for the same period last year. Revenue was $46 million compared with $47.2 million. Panavision designs and manufactures high-precision camera systems for the motion picture and television industries.
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November 9, 1999
Panavision Inc., Woodland Hills, reported a net loss of $600,000 for the quarter that ended Sept. 30, compared to income of $600,000 for the like quarter in 1998. Revenues increased slightly to $53.5 million from $50.7 million. Panavision designs and manufactures precision camera systems for lease to the entertainment industry.
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