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Liberty’s Ascent Acquires Cinetech

Oct 21, 2004  •  Post A Comment

Ascent Media Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Media that provides creative and technical services to the entertainment industry, struck a deal Thursday to acquire Cinetech, a motion picture restoration, protection and preservation company, from private-equity firm Westar Capital.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

As part of the sale, Cinetech President Sean Coughlin will continue to manage Cinetech under the Ascent Media unbrella, as well as assume leadership of Ascent Media’s Burbank, Calif., laboratory operations.