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Former DreamWorks Chief Jeffrey Katzenberg raises nearly $600 million for his next act

Former DreamWorks Chief Jeffrey Katzenberg raises nearly $600 million for his next act

The Hollywood mogul behind “Shrek” and “Kung Fu Panda” has embarked on his next act.

Jeffrey Katzenberg, the founder and former chief executive of DreamWorks Animation, has raised $591 million for a new Beverly Hills investment firm, according to a regulatory filing.

Representatives for the company dubbed WndrCo (pronounced “Wonder Co.”) and Katzenberg, 66, declined to comment because the company is required to refrain from talking publicly while raising funds. 

But it’s clear Katzenberg and his partners — former DreamWorks Animation President Ann Daly and former Dropbox executive Sujay Jaswa — are not finished raising capital...

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