Tracinda Corporation is an American private investment corporation that was owned by the late Kirk Kerkorian.wikipedia
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Tracinda Corporation is an American private investment corporation that was owned by the late Kirk Kerkorian.
He was the president and CEO of Tracinda Corporation, his private holding company based in Beverly Hills, California.

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Its major investments include a minority interest of MGM Resorts International.
Billionaire investor Kirk Kerkorian and his Tracinda Corporation were, until 2009, the majority shareholders of MGM Mirage; Kerkorian was the former owner of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer movie studio, from which MGM Grand derived its name.

Las Vegas

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Tracinda is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.


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Tracinda is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.

General Motors

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Tracinda formerly owned ten percent of General Motors; it sold all of its stock in November 2006.


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Tracinda offered $4.5 billion to buy Chrysler on April 5, 2007, causing the shares of DaimlerChrysler to soar 5.3%.

Cerberus Capital Management

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Ultimately, the bid failed and Chrysler was sold to Cerberus Capital Management.

Ford Motor Company

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On Dec 29, 2008, Tracinda sold his remaining shares in Ford Motor Company.

June 1917

Born: Kirk Kerkorian, American business leader, president and CEO of Tracinda, which financed some of the largest resorts in Las Vegas including MGM Grand Las Vegas, in Fresno, California (d. 2015); Moreese Bickham, American prisoner, convicted and later released for the 1958 killing of a sheriff's deputy that was reportedly a local Ku Klux Klan leader (d. 2016)

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BBJs were initially operated by Fortune 100 companies like Aramco and Tracinda; NetJets, casinos like the Las Vegas Sands, but

Major film studio

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In April 2005, it was purchased from Kirk Kerkorian's Tracinda Corporation by a consortium including Sony, cable company Comcast (who now owns Universal Pictures), Providence Equity Partners, and three other private investment firms.

Sony Pictures Studios

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In 1981, Kerkorian's Tracinda Corporation acquired United Artists and merged it with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer to become MGM/UA Entertainment Co. He then sold MUEC to Ted Turner in 1986, who after 74 days, sold MGM/UA back to Kerkorian while retaining the pre-1986 MGM film library.

Jerry York (businessman)

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He was a chief aide to Kirk Kerkorian and his Tracinda investment company.

New York-New York Hotel and Casino

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In 1992, Kirk Kerkorian's Tracinda Corporation bought the site for $31.5 million and offered MGM Grand Inc., of which Kerkorian owned 76%, a free two-year option to buy it.

June 6

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1917 – Kirk Kerkorian, American businessman, founded the Tracinda Corporation (d. 2015)

Vartan Oskanian

In regards Armenia-Diaspora relations, Oskanian established fruitful relationships with Armenian lobbying organizations in the US and Europe, with other Armenian organizations and with individuals, including Tracinda Corporation owner Kirk Kerkorian.

History of General Motors

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A letter from Tracinda (Kerkorian's investment vehicle) to Rick Wagoner was released to the public to pressure GM's executive hierarchy, but talks failed.

United Artists

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On November 29, 1989, Turner Broadcasting System (the owners of the pre-May 1986 MGM library) attempted to buy entertainment assets from Tracinda Corporation, including MGM/UA Communications Co. (which also included United Artists, MGM/UA Home Video, and MGM/UA Television Productions), but failed.

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Ellis Jones (chief executive)

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He has also provided a range of strategic investment banking services to such clients as Mirage Resorts, Occidental Petroleum, Mandalay Bay Group, Tracinda, ITT, and Disney.

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2015 – Kirk Kerkorian, American businessman, founded the Tracinda Corporation (b. 1917)