Investment bank Evercore readies Variety for sale

Evercore, which has handled fire-sale transactions of devalued print brands including BusinessWeek and Newsweek, is showing Variety‘s sales book to 11 prospective bidders this week. Once the sale is complete, parent Reed Business Information will have completely exited the U.S. magazine business.

Note To Variety: It’s Time….

Last week, a Leading Voices column of ours on the Hollywood trades and online competitors, by guest writer Ken Sonenclar, generated some dis…

@ Variety Summit: Dick Clark

With TV award show ratings and ad dollars on the wane, media and production companies are turning to the Web to help boost views and revenue…