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James Packer

Australian Businessman, Investor, and Philanthropist, Co-Founder of "RatPac Entertainment"

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 James Packer Biography

James Douglas Packer (born 8 September 1967) is an Australian businessman, investor, and philanthropist.

Packer is the son of the late media mogul Kerry Packer and his philanthropic wife, Ros. He is the grandson of Sir Frank Packer. James Packer inherited control of the family company, Consolidated Press Holdings Limited, with investments in Crown Resorts, RatPac-Dune Entertainment, Zhoapin Pty Ltd and other companies. He is the former executive chairman of Publishing and Broadcasting Limited (PBL) and Consolidated Media Holdings, which predominantly owned media interests across a range of platforms.

In May 2016, Packer's net worth was assessed as $5.00 billion by the BRW Rich 200, ranked as the seventh richest Australian; having been the richest person in Australia during 2006 and 2007. Meanwhile, Forbes Asia magazine assessed Packer's net worth at US$3.5 billion in January 2016, as the sixth richest Australian.

Packer is chairperson of Crown Limited, one of Australia's largest entertainment and integrated resort groups. In October 2013, Crown's market capitalisation was over A$11 billion. Every year Crown's Australian resorts attract over 25 million visits. Crown also holds a 33.7 equity interest in Macau based gaming group Melco-Crown (MCE).

In Macau, MCE has two premium properties, City of Dreams and Altira Macau, it operates the Mocha Clubs, and has a 60% equity interest in Macau Studio City, and integrated resort project on Cotai. In the Philippines, MCE, through its 69.3% owned subsidiary, Melco Crown (Philippines) Resort Corporation, has an interest in a consortium that will develop and operate an integrated resort in Manila.

In December 2012, Packer and producer-filmmaker Brett Ratner formed a joint venture, RatPac Entertainment. The firm will produce independent films and co-produce big-budget films with a major studio. RatPac and Dune Entertainment formed a film investment vehicle, which in September 2013, entered a multi-year, 75-film co-financing partnership with Warner Bros.

The first film financed by RatPac was a major success. Gravity, a space thriller directed by Alfonso Cuaron and starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, generated the strongest ever October opening in the US and took box office receipts of more than US$100 million in its first five days.

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James Packer

Australian Businessman, Investor, and Philanthropist, Co-Founder of "RatPac Entertainment"

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James Packer Biography

James Douglas Packer (born 8 September 1967) is an Australian businessman, investor, and philanthropist.

Packer is the son of the late media mogul Kerry Packer and his philanthropic wife, Ros. He is the grandson of Sir Frank Packer. James Packer inherited control of the family company, Consolidated Press Holdings Limited, with investments in Crown Resorts, RatPac-Dune Entertainment, Zhoapin Pty Ltd and other companies. He is the former executive chairman of Publishing and Broadcasting Limited (PBL) and Consolidated Media Holdings, which predominantly owned media interests across a range of platforms.

In May 2016, Packer's net worth was assessed as $5.00 billion by the BRW Rich 200, ranked as the seventh richest Australian; having been the richest person in Australia during 2006 and 2007. Meanwhile, Forbes Asia magazine assessed Packer's net worth at US$3.5 billion in January 2016, as the sixth richest Australian.

Packer is chairperson of Crown Limited, one of Australia's largest entertainment and integrated resort groups. In October 2013, Crown's market capitalisation was over A$11 billion. Every year Crown's Australian resorts attract over 25 million visits. Crown also holds a 33.7 equity interest in Macau based gaming group Melco-Crown (MCE).

In Macau, MCE has two premium properties, City of Dreams and Altira Macau, it operates the Mocha Clubs, and has a 60% equity interest in Macau Studio City, and integrated resort project on Cotai. In the Philippines, MCE, through its 69.3% owned subsidiary, Melco Crown (Philippines) Resort Corporation, has an interest in a consortium that will develop and operate an integrated resort in Manila.

In December 2012, Packer and producer-filmmaker Brett Ratner formed a joint venture, RatPac Entertainment. The firm will produce independent films and co-produce big-budget films with a major studio. RatPac and Dune Entertainment formed a film investment vehicle, which in September 2013, entered a multi-year, 75-film co-financing partnership with Warner Bros.

The first film financed by RatPac was a major success. Gravity, a space thriller directed by Alfonso Cuaron and starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, generated the strongest ever October opening in the US and took box office receipts of more than US$100 million in its first five days.

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  • How to book James Packer?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like James Packer for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for James Packer, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for James Packer or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book James Packer?

    Booking fees for James Packer, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire James Packer, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for James Packer?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like James Packer for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book James Packer for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent James Packer or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for James Packer or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

James Packer is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book James Packer for your event is available upon request. James Packer generally travels from CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Rachel Fine, Francis Lawrence, Wingham Rowan, Kevin E. West and Susan Levison. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling James Packer for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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