December 21, 2012 – The Walt Disney Company Completes Acquisition of Lucasfilm
“We’re thrilled to welcome Lucasfilm to the Disney family.” – President and CEO Bob Iger
On December 21, 2012, the Walt Disney Company announced that they had completed the acquisition deal of Lucasfilm. In the terms of this agreement, Disney now owns certain Lucasfilm assets, including the Star Wars franchise, Lucasfilm Ltd. LLC, LucasArts, Industrial Light & Magic, and Skywalker Sound. This whole merger had a value of over $4 billion.