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Euro Disney getting a bailout from Walt Disney Co.
Euro Disney getting a bailout from Walt Disney Co.

In Europe, even Mickey Mouse is getting a bailout. The Disney resort on the outskirts of Paris is getting a financial lifeline from owner Walt Disney Co. to handle rising debt and a decline in visitors at a time of economic uncertainty in Europe. The $1.3-billion lifeline will see the park's California masters take control of Euro Disney, which runs Disneyland Paris and Walt Disney Studios Park. Until now, the U.S. company owned only 40% of the theme park operator, alongside Saudi Prince Waleed bin Talal and a host of European small investors who originally paid 11 euros a share for their piece of the Disney dream. The shares have traded under five euros for most of the last year,...

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