George Lucas and Risk
In 2012, Lucas sold Lucasfilm to The Walt Disney Company for a reported sum of USD 4.05 billion. It was widely reported at the time that Lucas intends to give the majority of the proceeds from the sale to charity...
A spokesperson for Lucasfilm said, "George Lucas has expressed his intention, in the event the deal closes, to donate the majority of the proceeds to his philanthropic endeavors." Lucas also spoke on the matter: "For 41 years, the majority of my time and money has been put into the company. As I start a new chapter in my life, it is gratifying that I have the opportunity to devote more time and resources to philanthropy."
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