The value of Disney’s subsidiary in India drops during the anticipated sale.

Viacom18’s Acquisition of 60% of Disney’s India Business: A Reunion of Key Executives

In a recent move, Viacom18, a joint venture between Viacom Inc. and Network18, has acquired 60% of Disney’s India business. This acquisition marks a significant reunion for the company, as it brings back two key executives who were instrumental in building Disney’s India operations.

The two executives in question are Siddharth Roy Kapur and Mahesh Samat, who were previously associated with Disney India as Managing Director and Managing Director of Walt Disney International (India), respectively. With this acquisition, they will now be rejoining the company as Managing Director and Chairman, respectively.

This reunion is a testament to the strong leadership and vision of these two executives, who were responsible for establishing Disney’s presence in India and making it one of the leading players in the Indian entertainment industry. Their return to the company is expected to bring in a fresh perspective and drive growth for Viacom18’s  

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