Look who's really cleaning up on 'Hungry Games' frenzy

His name is Mark Rachesky, and he happens to be the biggest shareholder of Lions Gate Entertainment, which of course is distributing the super-hot film. Rachesky is manager of investment firm MHR Fund Management, which has snapped up more than 51.26 million shares of the company, or a 35.7 percent stake. He's also co-chairman of Lions Gate - and played a hand in blocking a takeover effort by Carl Icahn. As for the stock, Lions Gate is up a cool 137 percent over the last year, though it's down a bit this morning. (Business Insider)

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