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Icahn Supports Lions Gate's Bid to Buy MGM

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn threw his support behind Lions Gate Entertainment's proposal to acquire debt-laden Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, according to a filing with the SEC Tuesday. Icahn is Lions Gate's largest shareholder and also holds a significant amount of MGM's debt.

Lionsgate's Creditors Block Icahn's Default Threat

Lionsgate's syndicate of creditors agreed to increase the trigger point at which it deems a "change in control" has taken place at the movie studio, raising the bar Carl Icahn will have to hurdle in his hostile bid to buy the company.