Village Roadshow

Golden Harvest fades to red

Film distribution and cinema management firm Golden Harvest Entertainment (Holdings) has blamed foreign exchange losses and provisions for doubtful debts for pushing it into the red, as it revealed a net loss of $90.49 million in the six months to June 30.

Saturday, 10 October, 1998, 12:00am

Golden Harvest soars

Shares in Golden Harvest Entertainment (Holdings) soared more than 21 per cent yesterday as investors got their first chance to react to news of a 60 cents a share general offer by Australian entertainment group Village Roadshow.

Golden Harvest shares climbed 10 cents to end at 47 cents.

5 Aug 1998 - 12:00am

Golden Harvest attracts interest

For the second time in under two months, film company Golden Harvest Entertainment (Holdings) has become an investment target.

Golden Harvest said yesterday it had requested the stock exchange to suspend its shares from trading pending an announcement on an offer for equity in the company.

1 Aug 1998 - 12:00am

Court order aids Golden Harvest placement

An injunction preventing Golden Harvest's proposed $56 million share placement has been overturned, clearing the way for company to bring in a trio of high-profile investors.

13 Jul 1998 - 12:00am

Golden Harvest placement decision due on Monday

A battle over Golden Harvest's planned $56 million share placement will come to a head on Monday when a judge decides whether to block the deal.

Lawyers for the film distributor and Australian entertainment company Village Roadshow have locked horns for five days at the Court of First Instance over the proposed placement to three high-profile investors.

10 Jul 1998 - 12:00am

Court set to make ruling in Golden Harvest case

Village Roadshow's bid to block Golden Harvest's planned $56 million share placement remains in the hands of the courts, with a decision expected next week about an injunction sought by the Australian entertainment group.

4 Jul 1998 - 12:00am

Village Roadshow seeks global harvest

LEADING Australian entertainment and leisure group Village Roadshow early last year said it had the lofty ambition of 'becoming the world's pre-eminent cinema exhibitor by the year 2001'.

28 Jun 1998 - 12:00am

Golden Harvest placement in limbo as court case postponed

Golden Harvest's $56 million share placement remained in limbo yesterday as Madam Justice Clare-Marie Beeson adjourned Australian stakeholder Village Roadshow's case against the Hong Kong film company until next week.

27 Jun 1998 - 12:00am