Just from a pure business perspective, I don't see a lot of things to attract investment to EK. Yes, they have some tantalizing IP, but things move very rapidly in the sectors in which they operate, and current IP isn't worth squat unless you can defend it and constantly refresh it. Best case, they'll split up into smaller, better focused companies and, after some further devaluation, somebody will snatch up the sweet little bargain that is their film sector and stable of respected brands.

EK should go visit their Senators and make a play for large military contracts, emphasizing the importance of immediate job growth. They need that kind of investment to stay afloat, it isn't going to come from the private sector at this moment. We uregntly need real manufacturing jobs and companies like EK are far more attractive investments than some of the fly by night operations that have recently been funneled stimulus money.