Warner Bros. Discovery

What are the forces that led to the merger creation of Warner Bros Discovery?

Kathryn Rudie Harrigan, Christof Spaeth
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In May 2021, Warner Bros. Discovery was created as a merger of AT&T’s WarnerMedia division with Discovery Inc. In mid-2022, this company would begin to operate as a standalone company, led by CEO David Zaslav and a 13-person board of directors. In this case, students will learn about the competitive dynamics driving the media industry, the major players, and the M&A process.

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