‘Lord Of The Rings’ ABS hits screens this week

By Matthew Scully
07 Aug 2014

Bob and Harvey Weinstein’s Miramax Films, the distribution company with film rights to over 700 titles including Lord of the Rings, Pulp Fiction and Chicago, is teaming up with Barclays to sell a new securitization tied to royalties. The deal would be the first release of its kind since 2011.

The Santa Monica, California-based film company has scripted a $275m asset-backed security with triple-B plus ratings from Standard & Poor’s. Barclays will play the part of ...

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