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The Many Magical Assets of Disney

As I'm sitting at Disney World resort in Orlando, I'm reminded of the breadth and depth of Disney's influence in today's world. The company is one of the largest conglomerates in the world with a Wikipedia page listing its assets longer than probably 90% of other pages. Seriously, I was that fascinated. Their attention to detail as well as the size of assets and facilities like Walt Disney World and its many resorts just in Orlando are breath-taking.

Citing Wikipedia's page of "List of Assets Owned by Disney", take a look:

The Walt Disney Studios[edit]

Production[edit]

Animation[edit]

Lucasfilm Ltd.[edit]

Marvel Studios[edit]

  • Marvel Music
  • Marvel Film Productions LLC (Delaware)
  • MVL Development LLC (Delaware)
  • MVL Productions LLC: an indirect wholly owned film development subsidiary
  • MVL Film Finance LLC: holder of Marvel's Movie debt and theatrical film rights to the twelve characters and supporting characters as collateral.
  • MVL Rights, LLC: subsidiary holding movie rights of all Marvel Characters with some on contract with MVL Film Finance
  • Iron Works Productions LLC: subsidiary holding debt to finance the Iron Man films.
  • Incredible Production (Delaware)
  • Asgard Productions LLC (Delaware)

Distribution[edit]

Disney Music Group[edit]

Disney Theatrical Group[edit]

Disney Studio Services[edit]

Sources[11][12]

Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media[edit]

Disney Retail[edit]

  • Disney Store Worldwide, Inc.
    • Disney Store North America
    • Disney Store Europe
    • Disney Store Japan
    • Disney Shopping, Inc. (formerly Disney Direct Marketing Services, Inc.) catalog and direct marketing channels[13]
      • Disneystore.com
      • Disneybaby.com
      • The Walt Disney Catalog
  • Disney Direct Response Publishing, Inc.
  • Integrated Retail, consolidates all other North American retail channels

Disney Games & Apps[edit]

DCPI Content[edit]

  • Disney Digital Network
  • DCPI Content & Media
    • Advanced Media
    • Social Media[18] and Micro Content
    • Disney Co/Op, custom content[18] and all platform ad sales
    • Disney.com
    • Disney Style
    • Oh My Disney[18]
    • Disney LOL[18]
    • Babble.com[18]
    • Disney Family (Family.com)
    • Go.com: formerly GO Network
    • StarWars.com[19]

Disney Publishing Worldwide[edit]

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts[edit]

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Worldwide, Inc. owns and operates two resorts in the United States and another three internationally through various joint ventures and licensing agreements.

Disneyland Resort[edit]

Walt Disney World Resort[edit]

Disneyland Paris[edit]

The WDC has taken full ownership of Euro Disneyland, minority holdings within subsidiary may not be accurate
Opened on 12 April 1992 as the Euro Disney Resort. Located in Marne-la-ValléeFrance Euro Disney Investments, Inc.
  • Euro Disney S.A.S.: 100% Disney owned—manages Euro Disney S.C.A., Euro Disney Associés and EDL Hotels SCA
  • Euro Disney Investment SAS: owning 9% and general partner of Euro Disney Associés
  • Centre de Congrès Newport S.A.S
    • Newport Bay Club Convention Centre: leased to EDL Hôtels S.C.A.
  • EDL Holding Co.: 99.9% owned by Disney — holds 82% ownership of Euro Disney S.C.A.
    • EDL Participations S.A.S.: sole general partner of Euro Disney S.C.A.
      • Euro Disney S.C.A.: 2% owned by public shareholders, directly owns 82% of Euro Disney Associés
        • Euro Disney Commandité S.A.S.: a general partner of Euro Disney Associés
          • Euro Disney Associés S.C.A.: operating company of Disney Paris
            • EDL Hôtels S.C.A.: owns the Phase IB land and operates the hotels
            • EDL Services SAS: manages Phase IB Financing Companies, owners of the various hotels and Disney Village
Euro Disneyland Participations S.A.S.: 100% Disney owned and owns 17% of

Hong Kong International Theme Parks[edit]

Disney 48%, Hong Kong Government 52%

Shanghai Disney Resort[edit]

  • Shanghai International Theme Park Company Limited: 43% owned by Disney, 57% owned by Shanghai Shendi Group: owner company for theme parks within the resort
  • Shanghai International Theme Park Associated Facilities Company Limited: 43% owned by Disney, 57% owned by Shanghai Shendi Group—owner company for associated facilities within the resort
  • Shanghai International Theme Park and Resort Management Company Limited: 70% owned by Disney, 30% owned by Shanghai Shendi Group—manages the resort as a whole as well as the project to develop it

New Vacation Operations[edit]

Fully: New Vacation Operations and Disney Cruise Line

Disney Media Networks[edit]

Disney–ABC Television Group[edit]

ABC, Inc. d.b.a. Disney–ABC Television Group[24]

A&E Networks[edit]

ABC Entertainment Group[edit]

ABC Family Worldwide[edit]

ABC Owned Television Stations[edit]

Disney Channels Worldwide[edit]

Production

ESPN Inc.[edit]

Disney (80%) [30]

Marvel Entertainment[edit]

  • Cover Concepts, Inc.
  • Marvel Characters, Inc.
  • Marvel Television division
    • Marvel Animation
      • Marvel Animation Studios (2012–present)
        • SH DTV Partners (2012–present)
    • Squad Productions LLC (Delaware)
    • Green Guy Toons LLC (Delaware)
  • MVL Iron Works Productions Canada, Inc. (Province of Ontario)
  • MVL Incredible Productions Canada, Inc. (Province of Ontario)
  • Marvel Entertainment International Limited (United Kingdom)
  • Marvel Internet Productions LLC (Delaware)
  • Marvel Property, Inc. (Delaware)
  • Marvel Toys Limited (Hong Kong)
  • MVL Development LLC (Delaware)
  • Marvel International Character Holdings LLC (Delaware)
  • MRV, Inc. (Delaware)
  • MVL International C.V. (The Netherlands)
  • Marvel Characters B.V. (The Netherlands)
  • Marvel Worldwide, Inc.
  • Marvel Toys
    • Marvel Toys Limited (Hong Kong)

International[edit]

Disney International

Germany[edit]

  • Disney Television (Germany), Inc.[2]
  • RTL Disney TV Limited Partnership (RTL DISNEY Fernsehen GmbH & Co. KG) a 50% joint venture of TWDC with RTL Group
    • [34] Kividoo - kids SVOD service
    • Scoyo learning platform
    • Super RTL network, Germany
    • Toggolino Club
    • Toggo Plus network (June 4, 2016)
  • Tele-Munich Television Media Participation Limited Partnership (Tele-Müchen Fernseh-GMBH & Co. Medienbeteiligung KG)[35] joint venture
    • ATV Private Limited Partnership (ATV PrivatFernseh-GMBH)
      • ATV2 channel, Austria
    • RTL 2 Limited Partnership (RTL 2 FERNSEHEN GMBH & CO. kg)
      • RTL II channel, Germany
      • RTL II HD channel, Germany
    • RTL 2 Austria
    • TM-TV GMBH
      • Tele 5 (Germany)
      • Tele 5 HD (Germany)
      • Tele 5 (Austria)

Walt Disney Co., Ltd. Japan[edit]

Disney India Inc.[edit]

  • UTV Software Communications (100% stake since 2/2012)
    • UTV Communications (USA) LLC
    • IG Interactive Entertainment Ltd.
    • UTV Global Broadcasting Ltd.
    • UTV TV Content Ltd.
    • UTV Games Ltd.
    • First Future Agri & Developers Ltd.
    • UTV Motion Pictures PLC
      • UTV Toons
    • UTV New Media Ltd
    • Indiagames Ltd
    • group's stepdown subsidiaries
      • UTV Ignition Entertainment Ltd.
      • True Games Interactive
      • Genx Entertainment Ltd.
      • UTV Entertainment Television Ltd.
      • UTV Tele-Talkies Ltd.
      • RB Entertainment Ltd.
      • Vikatan UTV Content Ltd.
    • Screenshot Television Ltd.[38]

The Walt Disney Company Iberia S.L.[edit]

Sociedad Gestora de Television NET TV SA, joint venture with Vocento SA, Intereconomía Corporation SA[39]

Other[edit]

Catalogs and libraries[edit]

Films[edit]

Television[edit]

Property holding companies[edit]

  • Carousel Holdings EAT LLC, Carousel Inn & Suites, Anaheim, California[55]
  • Axman Realty Corp.
  • Boss Realty, Inc.
  • Commercial Apartment Properties, Inc.
  • The Celebration Co.
  • Disney Keystone Properties, Inc.
  • Disney Realty, Inc.
  • Dutchman Realty, Inc.
  • The Dolphin Hotel, Inc.
  • Homestead Homes, Inc.
  • The Little Lake Bryan Co.
  • Maple Leaf Commercial Properties, Inc.
  • The Swan Hotel, Inc.
  • Walt Disney Properties Corp.[2]
  • Buena Vista Street, Burbank CA
    • Pine Woods Properties, Inc.
    • Holmes Houses, Inc.
    • Key Bridge Properties, Inc.
  • Florida properties
    • Lake Bryan, Inc.
    • Madeira Land Co., Inc.
    • Magnolia Creek Development Co.[2]

Financial[edit]

  • Arvida Disney Financial Services Inc.
    • Arvida Real Estate Capital Inc., a commercial real estate investment banking subsidiary to arrange financing for commercial, industrial and retail projects[56]

Venture capital[edit]

Steamboat Ventures: ownership positions not revealed
  • Baynote
  • EdgeCast
  • Elemental Technologies
  • EMN8
  • Fanzter, Inc.
  • Fastclick
  • FreeWheel
  • GameSalad
  • GoPro
  • Greystripe
  • Kapow Software
  • MediaBank
  • MerchantCircle
  • Passenger
  • Photobucket
  • RazorGator
  • Vobile
  • VoodooVox
  • Zettics[57]

Chinese holdings[edit]

  • 51Fanli
  • Bokecc
  • Cocoa China
  • Gridsum Technology
  • Netmovie
  • Shangpin
  • Troodon
  • UUSee
  • Yoyi Media
  • YY[58]

Unsorted[edit]

  • 2139 Empire Avenue Corp.
  • Alameda Payroll, Inc.
  • Andes Productions, Inc.
  • Animation Collectors, Inc.
  • BVHV Services
  • Before & After Productions, Inc.
  • Berl Holding Co.
  • Billy B. Productions, Inc.
  • Bird-In-Hand Woodworks, Inc.
  • Blue Note Management Corp.
  • Buena Vista Catalog Co.
  • Buena Vista Laboratories, Inc.
  • Buena Vista Trading Co.
  • C.A. Productions, Inc.
  • DCSR, Inc.
  • Devonson Corp.
  • Disney Art Editions, Inc.
  • Disney Computer Magazine Group, Inc.
  • Disney Interfinance Corp.
  • Disney International Employment Services, Inc.
  • Disney Media Ventures, Inc.
  • Disney Special Programs, Inc.
  • Disney, Inc.
  • ERS Investment Ltd.
  • Entertainment Development, Inc.
  • Film Brothers Property Corp.
  • From Time to Time Inc.
  • Hardware Distribution, Inc.
  • Heavy Weight, Inc.
  • Hodi Investments, Inc.
  • Hughes Flying Boat Corp.
  • IJR, Inc.(inactive)
  • Indian Warrior Productions, Inc.
  • J.B. Productions, Inc.
  • Kelly Management, Inc.
  • LBV Services, Inc.
  • Merriweather Productions, Inc. (inactive)
  • Montrose Corp.
  • One For All Productions, Inc.
  • PNLH Payroll Inc.
  • Palm Hospitality Co.
  • Plymouth Productions
  • RCE Services, Inc.
  • Stakeout Two Productions, Inc.
  • Supercomm International, Inc.
  • Swing Kids Productions, Inc.
  • The Inn Corp.
  • The Quiz Show Co.[2]
  • Theme Park Productions, Inc.
  • Toon Town, Inc.
  • Voice Quality Coordination, Inc.
  • WCO Leisure, Inc.
  • WCO Parent Corp.
  • WCO Port Management Corp.
  • WCO Port Properties, Ltd.
  • WCO Vacationland, Inc.
  • WDT Services, Inc.
  • WDW Services, Inc.
  • Wanderlust Productions, Inc.

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