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You might say that Denver multibillionaire Philip Anschutz is on a Qwest. His holding company, with investments in over 100 companies, includes a stable of entertainment, media, and sports businesses. Through Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG), Anschutz owns sports and entertainment centers throughout the US, as well as hockey, soccer, and other pro teams in the US and Europe. It promotes concerts and other events as well. Other Anschutz holdings include movie chain Regal Entertainment Group, newspaper companies The San Francisco Examiner and The Washington Examiner, and the family-oriented Anschutz Film Group. Anschutz, who founded the firm in 1958, made his first fortune from oil on his Utah/Wyoming ranch. He also founded Qwest Communications.
|Ruckus ||5/2007||Series C||$10M||2|
|Movaz Networks ||1/2006||Venture Round||$20M||6|
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