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closed 5/8/2007 via BusinessWire

National Lampoon, acquired Drunk University

synopsis: National Lampoon, Inc., the most widely recognized brand in comedy, today announced that it has acquired the website, Drunk University, for an undisclosed sum. Drunk University launched in 2002 and attracts more than 5 million page views every month.
buyer: National Lampoon(US:NLMP:$0.00)
National Lampoon is and has been one of the leading brands in comedy for the last 30 years. National Lampoon is active in a broad array of entertainment activities, including feature films, television programming, interactive entertainment, home video, comedy audio CDs and book publishing.
target: Drunk University
Drunk University is one of the Internet’s leading college humor sites. Users can submit and browse photo galleries, post videos, chat in the Drunk University forum, read stories, and search for advice and drink recipes.
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closed 7/21/2008 via BusinessWire

Modern Luxury, Inc., acquired julib.com

synopsis: Modern Luxury Media, the largest publisher of city magazines in the United States, has acquired Juli B. Inc, publisher of julib.com, the online luxury and lifestyle brand distributing content via email to upwards of fourteen cities and 700,000 readers.
buyer parent:Clarity Partners, LP
buyer: Modern Luxury, Inc.
Modern Luxury is the largest publisher of city-regional magazines in America, publishing 25 titles across 12 major metropolitan markets including CS (Chicago), Angeleno (Los Angeles), Modern Luxury Dallas, Houston magazine, San Francisco magazine, The Atlantan, DC magazine and Modern Luxury Hawaii.
target: julib.com
julib.com was founded in 2002 with 400 readers and a single New York edition. Today the company offers other widely-popular email editions in markets where Modern Luxury titles have a foothold, including New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, Washington, D.C., Dallas and Atlanta.
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closed 7/10/2012 via BNC Analysis

Guest of A Guest LLC, acquired Guest of A Guest LLC

synopsis: New-media entrepreneur Rachelle Hruska confirmed that she bought out her longtime partner, Cameron Winklevoss, with whom she started the website in 2008. She will now own a 100% stake in the company. Guest of A Guest LLC owns and operates a website and covers high society events, people, and places.
buyer: Guest of A Guest LLC
Guest of A Guest LLC owns and operates a website and covers high society events, people, and places capitalizing on the idea that Web users enjoyed looking at on-the-scene party photos. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in New York, New York.
target: Guest of A Guest LLC
Guest of A Guest LLC owns and operates a website and covers high society events, people, and places capitalizing on the idea that Web users enjoyed looking at on-the-scene party photos. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in New York, New York.
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closed 11/16/2010 via BusinessWire

Verde Media Group, acquired Beyond Race Magazine, LLC

synopsis: Verde Media Group Inc., announces that the acquisition for 100% ownership of Beyondrace.com has been executed. The website (www.beyondrace.com) is focused on new and groundbreaking artists, music, film, fashion, and art in all its forms.
buyer: Verde Media Group(VMGI:$0.00)
Verde Media Group Inc. is a publicly traded company listed on the OTC Markets trading under the symbol VMGI. The Company operates a managed media financing company with production, distribution, and development functions.
target: Beyond Race Magazine, LLC
BRM (Beyond Race Magazine) is the authoritative voice for cutting edge music and entertainment that appeals to the socially conscious, progressive minded individual.
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closed 2/20/2013 via BNC Analysis

Refer.ly, acquired LaunchGram Inc.

synopsis: Refer.ly, an online shopping referral system, acquired San Francisco-based startup LaunchGram, a service that kept people up-to-date on upcoming product releases.
buyer: Refer.ly
Referly is a social shopping platform that empowers consumers to recommend products they love and earn rewards when friends buy, and enables businesses to build their own word-of-mouth referral program to reward customers evangelizing their brand.
target: LaunchGram Inc.
LaunchGram is an alert service that allows consumers to subscribe to news about imminently launching products of interest. After doing so, users receive extremely granular info and breaking news about those products, in the form of email alerts and product pages.
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closed 12/19/2013 via Company Press Release

SeatGeek, acquired FanSnap, Inc.

synopsis: SeatGeek, a ticket search engine, has acquired FanSnap, the leading online ticket comparison shopping site. Fans use FanSnap to shop 50+ of the most trusted secondary market ticket sites for the best deals on sports, theater and concert tickets.
buyer: SeatGeek
SeatGeek is a ticket search engine that makes finding tickets to live entertainment a cinch. They search dozens of the biggest ticket sites and present the results all in one place, with a simple interface designed for speed and savings.
target parent: Wize Commerce
target: FanSnap, Inc.
FanSnap is the leading online ticket comparison shopping site. Fans use FanSnap to shop 50+ of the most trusted secondary market ticket sites for the best deals on sports, theater and concert tickets.
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cancelled 5/11/2012 via Wall Street Journal

Lagardère Active, cancelled an acquisition of LeGuide.com S.A.

synopsis: French online shopping guide LeGuide.com SA has turned down French media company Lagardere SCA's bid to buy the firm. LeGuide.com S.A. publishes online shopping guides, comparison Websites, shopping search engines, and platforms for consumer ratings.
buyer parent:Lagardère SCA
buyer: Lagardère Active
Lagardère Active aims to become a global leader in the production and aggregation of multimedia content. Its activities – pursued via numerous world-class brands – include magazine publishing, radio stations, special-interest TV channels, TV production, digital activities and advertising sales.
target: LeGuide.com S.A.
LeGuide.com SA is a France-based provider of shopping guides and online shopping directories. The Company publishes Internet services to help e-consumers shop online.
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$76 [$51]*
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$42
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$12
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8.7x
closed 12/21/2011 via BNC Analysis

LeGuide.com S.A., acquired Ciao AG

synopsis: LeGuide.com Group, a pan-European publisher of online shopping guides, comparison websites and the like, has acquired online shopping portal Ciao from Microsoft. At Ciao, consumers can obtain all the online shopping information they need from one source.
buyer: LeGuide.com S.A.(FR:ALGUI:$0.00)
LeGuide.com SA is a France-based provider of shopping guides and online shopping directories. The Company publishes Internet services to help e-consumers shop online.
target parent: Microsoft Corporation
target: Ciao AG
The Ciao consumer portal offers consumers in Britain, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands and Sweden comprehensive online shopping options in their respective national language. At Ciao, consumers can obtain all the online shopping information they need from one source.
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closed 12/7/2011 via PR Newswire

NexTag, acquired FanSnap, Inc.

synopsis: Nextag® taps the event ticketing market through the acquisition of FanSnap®, a leading online ticket comparison shopping site. The FanSnap ticket search engine provides consumers with a single, comprehensive view of event tickets available from leading ticket providers and resellers.
buyer parent:Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: NexTag
Nextag is the ultimate resource for online shoppers. Offering the most comprehensive product catalog online, Nextag delivers the tools and technology that can help shoppers make smarter purchasing decisions.
target: FanSnap, Inc.
FanSnap® is the leading online ticket comparison shopping site. Fans use FanSnap to shop 50+ of the most trusted secondary market ticket sites for the best deals on sports, theater and concert tickets.
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closed 10/3/2011 via PR Newswire

CheaterVille, Inc., acquired ZackTaylor.ca

synopsis: CheaterVille, Inc., a Las Vegas online social media company that provides information about alleged cheaters, announced the acquisition of one of the largest Celebrity Gossip and premiere entertainment websites in Canada, ZackTaylor.ca. ZackTaylor.ca has been dubbed as the "Perez Hilton website of the North."
buyer: CheaterVille, Inc.
CheaterVille, Inc. is a Las Vegas online social media company that provides information about alleged cheaters. CheaterVille has more than 140,000 subscribers to its social networking website, CheaterVille.com.
target: ZackTaylor.ca
ZackTaylor.ca, which launched in Toronto, Canada back in 2007 by former radio host Zack "Taylor" Teperman, has been dubbed as the "Perez Hilton website of the North. It has gained recognition throughout the world as one of the top blogging websites.
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closed 1/4/2011 via BusinessWire

Ziff Davis, Inc., acquired LogicBuy.com

synopsis: Ziff Davis, one of the nation's leading technology media companies, announced the acquisition of LogicBuy.com, a leading provider of tech deals and coupons. Over 10 million visited LogicBuy.com in 2010 seeking the best deals and coupons on a range of technology products and services, including laptops, cameras, TVs and software.
buyer parent:Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: Ziff Davis, Inc.
Ziff Davis, Inc. is a leading digital media company specializing in the technology market, reaching over 40 million highly engaged in-market buyers and influencers every month. Ziff Davis also operates BuyerBase™, the most advanced ad targeting platform focused on tech buyers.
target: LogicBuy.com
Launched in 2007, LogicBuy.com was designed to cut through the clutter of overwhelming and often low-quality deals on the Web to present buyers with the best opportunities to save money. LogicBuy.com allows shoppers to find, share and rate every deal and coupon.
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closed 5/28/2008 via Mediaweek

People Magazine, acquired Celebrity Baby Blog, Inc.

synopsis: People.com has bought Celebrity Baby Blog, a fast-growing blog started four years ago by Danielle Friedland. The site has an editorial staff of 17 editors, contributors, writers, and reviewers, most working part time.
buyer parent:Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: People Magazine
People (full name People Weekly) is a weekly American magazine of celebrity and human interest stories, published by Time Inc. As of 2006, it has a circulation of 3.75 million and revenue expected to top $1.5 billion.
target: Celebrity Baby Blog, Inc.
Celebrity Baby Blog is an online source for news, gossip and photos of pregnant celebrities and celebrities with babies. Founded in January of 2004, Celebrity Baby Blog is the brainchild of Danielle Friedland.
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closed 7/11/2012 via BNC Analysis

Legendary Pictures, Inc., acquired Nerdist Industries

synopsis: Legendary Entertainment is going deeper into the fanboy world by buying Nerdist Industries, the genre and pop culture multimedia company. Nerdist's content already has a variety of connections into geek culture.
buyer: Legendary Pictures, Inc.
Legendary Pictures, Inc. operates as a production company. It creates, develops, co-produces, co-finances, and distributes motion pictures.
target: Nerdist Industries
Nerdist's content already has a variety of connections into geek culture: a website, a YouTube channel, a podcast network, targeted e-newsletters and a live events business whose programs include a weekly comedy show at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles.
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closed 12/24/2008 via Company Press Release

Mondia, acquired arvato mobile Gmbh

synopsis: Mondia Limited will acquire arvato mobile, one of the leading providers of digital entertainment content, innovative concepts and interactive applications, on Jan. 1, 2009. The business units arvato mobile north and arvato mobile south form arvato mobile. The company is a 360-degree manager along the entire value chain.
buyer: Mondia
Mondia enables members of the international business community to unlock their potential in the Middle East. Mondia can accommodate every commercial level ranging from customized consulting services to partnerships all the way to investments in the form of joint ventures or acquisitions.
target parent: Bertelsmann AG
target: arvato mobile Gmbh
arvato mobile provides an innovative range of digital entertainment content and interactive solutions. The company is a 360 degree manager along the whole digital value chain. In the process, we develop customised solutions for your company or brand in compliance with your goals.
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closed 11/30/2012 via BNC Analysis

Capital One Financial Corp., acquired Bundle Corporation

synopsis: Capital One, a diversified financial services company, has acquired Bundle Corporation, an analytical tool that tracks consumer spending habits in certain areas, and then compares those habits with consumers in other areas.
buyer: Capital One Financial Corp.(COF:$19,067.00)
Capital One is a diversified financial services company that offers a broad array of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients. A Fortune 500 company, Capital One has one of the most widely recognized brands in America.
target: Bundle Corporation
Bundle Corporation is a company focused on helping people save and spend better. Its money management tools in My Money can help clients analyze their own spending and savings, and compare it to how other people in the same situation are spending their money.
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closed 10/24/2012 via PR Newswire

Yelp, acquired Qype

synopsis: Yelp Inc., the company that connects consumers with great local businesses, announced it has acquired Qype, Europe's largest local reviews site where people can share their experiences and give feedback on the consumer decisions they make every day.
buyer: Yelp(YELP:$137.57)
Yelp is an online urban city guide that helps people find cool places to eat, shop, drink, relax and play, based on the informed opinions of a vibrant and active community of locals in the know.
target: Qype
Qype, Europe's largest user-generated local reviews site, was founded in Hamburg in 2006. Qype was founded as a community where people could share their experiences and give feedback on the consumer decisions they make every day.
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closed 6/21/2012 via BusinessWire

Valpak Direct Marketing Systems, Inc., acquired Savings.com

synopsis: Cox Target Media has completed its acquisition of Savings.com, including its sister site, London-based Savoo.co.uk, as a wholly owned subsidiary. Savings.com joins Valpak as a Cox Target Media company. Savings.com is a leading online source for savings, personalized deals and the most knowledgeable money-savings experts online.
buyer parent:Cox Enterprises Inc.
buyer: Valpak Direct Marketing Systems, Inc.
Valpak Direct Marketing Systems, Inc., one of the leading direct marketing companies in North America, is owned and operated by Cox Target Media, a subsidiary of Atlanta-based Cox Media Group. The Blue Envelope® delivers savings and value to nearly 40 million households each month.
target: Savings.com
Savings.com has one of the most in-depth databases of online coupons. Shoppers can access thousands of exclusive offers from the biggest retailer names along with up to 100,000 active deals from online and national retailers, daily deal sites and grocery brands.
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closed 2/8/2012 via BusinessWire

OVGuide, acquired Live Matrix, Inc.

synopsis: OVGuide, the most comprehensive and up-to-date guide to online video, announced the acquisition of Live Matrix, the first guide to live and scheduled events on the Web. Live Matrix will continue operation as a stand-alone site focused on live, scheduled events, including video and audio webcasts, live chats, limited-time sales, and more.
buyer parent:Baroda Ventures
buyer: OVGuide
OVGuide is the Web’s most comprehensive and up-to-date guide to online video. It categorizes online video content from over 6,000 sources, facilitating the user discovery of, and guidance to, both short and long form videos via a comprehensive database and proprietary search engine.
target: Live Matrix, Inc.
Livematrix.com is a full content calendar for live and scheduled events on the Web. It was the first guide to link users to any online event that has a start time and can be attended online: audio and video webcasts, live chats, limited-time sales and auctions, conferences, and more.
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closed 8/29/2008 via PR Newswire

Liberty Media Corporation, acquired Celebrate Express Inc.

synopsis: Celebrate Express, Inc., a leading online and catalog retailer of party supplies and costumes marketed under the brands Birthday Express, 1st Wishes and Costume Express, has completed the merger with a subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation.
buyer: Liberty Media Corporation(LINTA:$10,990.00)
Liberty Media Corporation owns interests in a broad range of video programming, broadband distribution, interactive technology services and communications businesses. Liberty Media and its affiliated companies operate in the United States, Europe, South America and Asia.
target: Celebrate Express Inc.
Celebrate Express, Inc. provides celebration products for families with young children, via the Internet and catalogs primarily in the United States. The company operates two brands, Birthday Express and Costume Express that offer children’s party products, and children’s costumes and accessories.
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$31 [$16]
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$78
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closed 4/5/2006 via BusinessWire

Corinthian Capital Group, LLC, acquired Audio & Video Labs, Inc.

synopsis: Corinthian Capital Group LLC announced that it has acquired Audio & Video Labs, Inc. d/b/a Disc Makers. Disc Makers is a consumer and business-to-business focused direct marketer of CD and DVD products and services.
buyer: Corinthian Capital Group, LLC
Corinthian Capital Group LLC, formed in 2005, is a New York-based leveraged buyout firm that seeks to invest in middle-market manufacturers, distributors, and business-to-business service providers with EBITDA in the $10 to $25 million range.
target: Audio & Video Labs, Inc.
Audio & Video Labs, Inc. d/b/a Disc Makers is a consumer and business-to-business focused catalog and internet direct marketer, manufacturer, and provider of music, DVDs, and data products and services.
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*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
closed 5/8/2007 via BusinessWire

National Lampoon, acquired Drunk University

synopsis: National Lampoon, Inc., the most widely recognized brand in comedy, today announced that it has acquired the website, Drunk University, for an undisclosed sum. Drunk University launched in 2002 and attracts more than 5 million page views every month.
buyer: National Lampoon(US:NLMP:$0.00)
National Lampoon is and has been one of the leading brands in comedy for the last 30 years. National Lampoon is active in a broad array of entertainment activities, including feature films, television programming, interactive entertainment, home video, comedy audio CDs and book publishing.
target: Drunk University
Drunk University is one of the Internet’s leading college humor sites. Users can submit and browse photo galleries, post videos, chat in the Drunk University forum, read stories, and search for advice and drink recipes.
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closed 12/11/2008 via BusinessWire

National Lampoon, acquired JerkassClothing.com

synopsis: National Lampoon, Inc., the most widely recognized brand in comedy, announced that it has acquired JerkassClothing.com, a company specializing in youth and college oriented t-shirts. This is the first e-commerce site acquired by the company, and follows a string of online acquisitions by National Lampoon.
buyer: National Lampoon(US:NLMP:$0.00)
National Lampoon is and has been one of the leading brands in comedy for the last 30 years. National Lampoon is active in a broad array of entertainment activities, including feature films, television programming, interactive entertainment, home video, comedy audio CDs and book publishing.
target: JerkassClothing.com
The Jerkass Clothing Company is based in Milwaukee and was created in 2005 by Richard Lorbach. He started the company by designing and printing shirts locally before taking the business online and offering the t-shirts worldwide.
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closed 11/5/2008 via BusinessWire

National Lampoon, acquired BarackObamaJokes.com

synopsis: National Lampoon, Inc., the most widely recognized brand in comedy, announced it has acquired the website BarackObamaJokes.com for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition is part of the company’s continuing strategy to increase the size and strength of its National Lampoon Humor Network, currently the most trafficked humor sites on the Internet.
buyer: National Lampoon(US:NLMP:$0.00)
National Lampoon is and has been one of the leading brands in comedy for the last 30 years. National Lampoon is active in a broad array of entertainment activities, including feature films, television programming, interactive entertainment, home video, comedy audio CDs and book publishing.
target: BarackObamaJokes.com
BarackObamaJokes.com is an online blog, aggregating political jokes and videos, focusing on our next United States President along with the overall political climate.
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closed 9/4/2008 via BusinessWire

National Lampoon, acquired ZingFu.com

synopsis: National Lampoon, Inc., the most widely recognized brand in comedy, announced that it has acquired the website ZingFu.com from Zing Fu Enterprises, LLC for an undisclosed sum. ZingFu.com, which launched in 2005, was one of the pioneers of widgetized, social content.
buyer: National Lampoon(US:NLMP:$0.00)
National Lampoon is and has been one of the leading brands in comedy for the last 30 years. National Lampoon is active in a broad array of entertainment activities, including feature films, television programming, interactive entertainment, home video, comedy audio CDs and book publishing.
target: ZingFu.com
ZingFu lets you turn your photos into funny Zings that you can share with your family and friends. Use our online form to email your Zing or post a smaller version to MySpace, Friendster, Facebook, Hi5, Xanga and more.
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cancelled 8/19/2008 via BusinessWire

National Lampoon, cancelled an acquisition of AllModelZone.com

synopsis: National Lampoon, Inc., the most widely recognized brand in comedy, today announced that it has acquired the website AllModelZone.com from Alle Von Technologies, LLC for an undisclosed sum.
buyer: National Lampoon(US:NLMP:$0.00)
National Lampoon is and has been one of the leading brands in comedy for the last 30 years. National Lampoon is active in a broad array of entertainment activities, including feature films, television programming, interactive entertainment, home video, comedy audio CDs and book publishing.
target parent: Alle Von Technologies
target: AllModelZone.com
AllModelZone.com, which launched in 2002, is a social network for people involved in the modeling industry and allows users to communicate and find work via profiles, forums and photo galleries, among other features.
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closed 2/11/2008 via BusinessWire

National Lampoon, acquired Comedy Express

synopsis: National Lampoon, Inc. the most widely recognized brand in comedy, has acquired the assets of Comedy Express, Inc., a multi-platform comedy media company. Comedy Express, which features content from well-known and emerging comic talent across broadband, wireless, and television, will become part of National Lampoon’s distribution platform.
buyer: National Lampoon(US:NLMP:$0.00)
National Lampoon is and has been one of the leading brands in comedy for the last 30 years. National Lampoon is active in a broad array of entertainment activities, including feature films, television programming, interactive entertainment, home video, comedy audio CDs and book publishing.
target: Comedy Express
Comedy Express has launched a broadband TV channel, comedyexpresstv.com, which has been part of the National Lampoon Humor Network, and produced comedy events across the country, which have been packaged for DVD release. Events included last year’s highly successful nationwide College Comedy X Tour.
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closed 2/4/2008 via BusinessWire

National Lampoon, acquired Rivalfish

synopsis: National Lampoon, Inc. the most widely recognized brand in comedy, has acquired the website, and retains an option to purchase the licensing division, of Rivalfish the #1 college sports rivalry brand, for an undisclosed sum. Prior to the acquisition, Rivalfish was part of the National Lampoon Humor Network.
buyer: National Lampoon(US:NLMP:$0.00)
National Lampoon is and has been one of the leading brands in comedy for the last 30 years. National Lampoon is active in a broad array of entertainment activities, including feature films, television programming, interactive entertainment, home video, comedy audio CDs and book publishing.
target: Rivalfish
Rivalfish.com was founded in 2004 by three college sports fanatics who shared a passion for finding success at other people’s expense. The merchandising and licensing division of Rivalfish offers products including hoodies, t-shirts and magnets for die-hard fans. Rivalfish allows buyers to customize
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closed 1/9/2008 via BusinessWire

National Lampoon, acquired CollegeHangover.com

synopsis: National Lampoon, Inc. the most widely recognized brand in comedy, it has acquired the website CollegeHangover.com for an undisclosed sum. CollegeHangover.com, which launched in 2005, allows users to browse and contribute to galleries of user-submitted photos and videos. The site is moderated by its college student editors.
buyer: National Lampoon(US:NLMP:$0.00)
National Lampoon is and has been one of the leading brands in comedy for the last 30 years. National Lampoon is active in a broad array of entertainment activities, including feature films, television programming, interactive entertainment, home video, comedy audio CDs and book publishing.
target: CollegeHangover.com
CollegeHangover.com, which launched in 2005, allows users to browse and contribute to galleries of user-submitted photos and videos. The site is moderated by its college student editors, who also post their own original photos and videos.
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closed 5/8/2007 via BusinessWire

National Lampoon, acquired Drunk University

synopsis: National Lampoon, Inc., the most widely recognized brand in comedy, today announced that it has acquired the website, Drunk University, for an undisclosed sum. Drunk University launched in 2002 and attracts more than 5 million page views every month.
buyer: National Lampoon(US:NLMP:$0.00)
National Lampoon is and has been one of the leading brands in comedy for the last 30 years. National Lampoon is active in a broad array of entertainment activities, including feature films, television programming, interactive entertainment, home video, comedy audio CDs and book publishing.
target: Drunk University
Drunk University is one of the Internet’s leading college humor sites. Users can submit and browse photo galleries, post videos, chat in the Drunk University forum, read stories, and search for advice and drink recipes.
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closed 4/7/2014 via BNC Analysis

Lagardère Entertainment, acquired De Pere En Fils Productions SAS

synopsis: Lagardère Entertainment, a major player in the production and management of artistic content for television, has bought a majority stake in De Père En Fils. The company produces comedy-based programs in Paris, France.
buyer parent:Lagardère SCA
buyer: Lagardère Entertainment
Lagardère Entertainment handles all of the Lagardère group's audiovisual production activities. They are a major player in the production and management of artistic content for television and France’s largest producer of TV drama and comedy programs, unscripted programming and animated shows.
target: De Pere En Fils Productions SAS
De Pere En Fils Productions produces comedy-based programs. The company was incorporated in 2007 and is based in Paris, France.
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closed 7/28/2011 via BNC Analysis

Zodiak Media Group, acquired Bwark Productions Limited

synopsis: Zodiak Media Group has acquired Bwark, the indie producer of hit comedy The Inbetweeners. The deal is Zodiak’s Media Group’s first since its £150m acquisition of the RDF Media Group last summer. Bwark joins the group’s UK, Netherlands and Belgium division run by Divisional CEO Joely Fether.
buyer: Zodiak Media Group
Zodiak Media Group is one of the world’s leading creators, producers and distributors of content for TV, radio, new media and cinema.The Group is active in multiple genres including Factual, Entertainment, Reality, Game-show, Lifestyle, Documentary, Talk-show, Drama, Animation, Comedy and Film.
target: Bwark Productions Limited
Bwark Productions was founded in 2004 by Iain Morris and Damon Beesley. Bwark is producer of the British sitcom, The Inbetweeners.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/23/2012 via Market Watch

Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc, will acquire Classic Media Inc

synopsis: DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Classic Media, owner of one of the most extensive portfolios featuring many of the best-known and most-enduring franchises in all of family entertainment for $155 million in cash.
buyer parent:Viacom Inc.
buyer: Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc(DWA:$749.84)
Dreamworks SKG is a leading producer of live-action motion pictures, animated feature films, network, and cable television programming, home video and DVD entertainment and consumer products. Steven Spielberg, Jeffery Katzenberg and David Geffen launched DreamWorks SKG in October 1994.
target parent: GTCR, LLC
target: Classic Media Inc
Classic Media is a leader in reinventing the entertainment classics of yesterday and creating the classics of tomorrow. The Company owns and manages a globally-recognized portfolio of well-known family and pop culture entertainment brands.
price ($mm)
$155
rev ($mm)
$82
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/15/2010 via Company Description

UBC Media Group plc, acquired Above The Title Production Limited

synopsis: Above The Title (ATT) announces that it has been acquired by UBC Media Group Plc. ATT will continue to be led by Simon Clegg, chief executive, and Adam Bromley, creative director, who will work with the same creative team. Contact details remain unchanged.
buyer: UBC Media Group plc
UBC Media Group is the market leader in the supply of audio content and broadcast data software to the radio industry in the UK.
target: Above The Title Production Limited
Above The Title Productions Limited produces drama, comedy, factual, and entertainment programming for broadcast partners. It produces programmes for radio and television broadcasters, as well as audio podcasts and other programming for corporate clients.
price ($mm)
$0.13
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/31/2011 via Company Press Release

Comcast Corporation, acquired NBC Universal

synopsis: Comcast Corporation and General Electric have closed their transaction to create a joint venture, NBCUniversal, LLC. NBC Universal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a motion picture company, significant television production operations, a television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks.
buyer: Comcast Corporation(CMCSA:$64,657.00)
Comcast Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a cable operator in the United States. It offers various consumer entertainment and communication products and services.
target parent: General Electric Company
target: NBC Universal
NBC Universal is one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience.
price($mm)[EV]
$13,750 [$22,850]*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 8/15/2007 via Company Press Release

CanWest Global Communications Corp., Goldman Sachs Capital Partners, acquired Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc.

synopsis: CanWest Global Communications Corp. and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners) announced that AA Acquisition Corp., a subsidiary of CanWest, has completed its acquisition of all of the outstanding shares of Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc. for $53.00 cash per share.
buyer: Goldman Sachs Capital Partners
buyer: CanWest Global Communications Corp.
CanWest Global, an international media company, is Canada's largest media company. CanWest is Canada's largest publisher of daily newspapers and also owns, operates and/or holds substantial interests in television, out-of-home advertising, web sites and radio stations and networks.
target: Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc.
Alliance Atlantis owns 13 well-branded specialty channels boasting targeted, high-quality programming. The company also co-produces and distributes the hit CSI franchise and indirectly holds a 51% limited partnership interest in Motion Picture Distribution LP.
price ($mm)
$2,317
rev ($mm)
$1,057
EBITDA ($mm)
$193
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
11.3x
closed 5/8/2006 via PR Newswire

Dune Entertainment II LLC, Soros Strategic Partners LP, purchased 59 DreamWorks live action films from Dreamworks SKG

synopsis: Viacom Inc. announced today that it has completed the sale of Paramount Pictures' DreamWorks film library to Soros Strategic Partners LP and Dune Entertainment II LLC, an affiliate of Dune Capital Management LP. As previously announced, the transaction values the film library at $900 million.
buyer: Soros Strategic Partners LP
buyer: Dune Entertainment II LLC
Soros Strategic Partners LP, an entity managed by Soros Fund Management LLC. Soros Fund Management LLC, founded by George Soros, is a privately-held investment management firm providing financial services and investment strategies for various private funds.
seller parent: Viacom Inc.
seller: Dreamworks SKG(DWA:$749.84)
Dreamworks SKG is a leading producer of live-action motion pictures, animated feature films, network, and cable television programming, home video and DVD entertainment and consumer products. Steven Spielberg, Jeffery Katzenberg and David Geffen launched DreamWorks SKG in October 1994.
price ($mm)
$900
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 2/1/2006 via PR Newswire

Paramount Pictures, acquired Dreamworks SKG

synopsis: Paramount Pictures, a unit of Viacom Inc., announced today that it has closed on its acquisition of DreamWorks SKG for $1.6 billion in cash and assumption of debt. The announcement was made today by Paramount Chairman & CEO Brad Grey.
buyer parent:Viacom Inc.
buyer: Paramount Pictures
Paramount Pictures is part of the entertainment operations of Viacom Inc., one of the leading global entertainment content companies, with prominent and respected brands in focused demographics across virtually all media.
target: Dreamworks SKG(DWA:$749.84)
Dreamworks SKG is a leading producer of live-action motion pictures, animated feature films, network, and cable television programming, home video and DVD entertainment and consumer products. Steven Spielberg, Jeffery Katzenberg and David Geffen launched DreamWorks SKG in October 1994.
price ($mm)
$1,600
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/8/2005 via Crain's BtoB

National Broadcasting Co. Inc., will purchase a minority stake in Vivendi Universal Entertainment

synopsis: Barry Diller's e-commerce firm IAC/InterActiveCorp agreed to sell its 5.4% stake in Vivendi Universal Entertainment to NBC Universal for about $3.4 billion in cash, stock and advertising.
buyer parent:General Electric Company
buyer: National Broadcasting Co. Inc.
National Broadcasting Company, wholly owned by industrial behemoth General Electric, owns the NBC Television Network (#2 behind CBS), which serves 13 company-owned stations and more than 200 US affiliates. NBC also operates 24-hour cable channels CNBC and MSNBC.
target parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
target: Vivendi Universal Entertainment
NBC Universal is one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience.
price ($mm)
$3,295*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/23/2004 via BusinessWire

Power Marketing, Inc, merged with TAG Entertainment, Inc.

synopsis: Power Marketing, Inc., and TAG Entertainment, Inc., headquartered in Beverly Hills, California, a fully integrated motion picture company whose mission is to provide 'branded' entertainment to a worldwide market, announced today that they have completed their previously announced transaction of the acquisition of TAG by Power Marketing.
buyer: Power Marketing, Inc
Idea Develop customized business plans that combine marketing programs with value-chain initiatives to drive our client's business with current customers. This includes improving SKU distribution, maximizing promotional efficiencies and testing new ideas. Approach different retail channels with app
target: TAG Entertainment, Inc.
Tag Entertainment Inc. is a Los Angeles based entertainment company that produces and distributes engaging, high quality, family motion pictures for fraction of the cost of "the typical" Hollywood film. Tag Entertainment was founded by CEO Steve Austin to fill a void in the marketplace-films that c
price ($mm)
$112
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/20/2014 via PR Newswire

Mandalay Sports Media, acquired Roadside Entertainment

synopsis: Mandalay Sports Media (MSM), a diversified sports content and media company, announced that it has acquired Roadside Entertainment, a leading sports and entertainment production company based in New York City and founded by veteran producers Ron Yassen and John Hirsch.
buyer parent:Mandalay Entertainment
buyer: Mandalay Sports Media
Mandalay Sports Media is a sports-focused content and media company that creates high quality and high volume programming in all formats for traditional and emerging media platforms.
target: Roadside Entertainment
Roadside produces a diverse range of programming for television, digital platforms and in branded entertainment, in both long and short form formats. The company also creates branded entertainment and commercial projects for blue-chip clients.
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closed 8/2/2013 via BNC Analysis

Wargaming.net, purchased Master of Orion and Total Annihilation from Atari, SA

synopsis: Wargaming acquired Master of Orion and Total Annihilation from Atari. Master of Orion is a 4X sci-fi strategy series that began in 1993. Total Annihilation is a popular real-time strategy video game from 1997.
buyer: Wargaming.net
Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher and one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO market. Wargaming is focused on its team-based MMO war series dedicated to mid-20th century warfare that includes the company's flagship armored MMO World of Tanks.
seller: Atari, SA(ATA:$419.00)
Atari is a multi-platform, global interactive entertainment and licensing company. Atari's Master of Orion is a 4X sci-fi strategy series that began in 1993. Total Annihilation is a popular real-time strategy video game from 1997.
price ($mm)
$0.96
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/25/2013 via BNC Analysis

Rebellion Interactive Ltd., will purchase Moonbase Commander from Atari, SA

synopsis: Rebellion Interactive has agreed to acquire the Moonbase Commander franchise from Atari, a multi-platform, global interactive entertainment and licensing company. MoonBase Commander® is a strategy computer game that puts players in charge of their own lunar territory in a quest to build the most powerful empire on the moon.
buyer: Rebellion Interactive Ltd.
Rebellion Interactive Ltd is one of Europe's leading game developers. They are the studio behind hit games such as Sniper Elite, Sniper Elite V2, Aliens vs. Predator, Rogue Trooper, and Star Wars Battlefront: Renegade Squadron.
seller: Atari, SA(ATA:$419.00)
Atari is a multi-platform, global interactive entertainment and licensing company. Atari's MoonBase Commander® is a strategy computer game that puts players in charge of their own lunar territory in a quest to build the most powerful empire on the moon.
price ($mm)
$0.10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

Viacom Inc., will acquire MTV Italia S.r.l.

synopsis: Telecom Italia Media announced an agreement to sell its 51 percent stake in MTV Italia to Viacom International Media Networks, giving the US company full control of the Italian music channel.
buyer: Viacom Inc.(VIAB:$13,887.00)
Viacom connects with diverse audiences everywhere they are. As a leading global entertainment content company, they know what their viewers want and proudly deliver it across the globe through television, motion pictures and a wide range of digital media.
target parent: Telecom Italia
target: MTV Italia S.r.l.
MTV Italia S.r.l. is an Italian music channel. MTV Italia also provides online entertainment and pop culture content, including music, music videos and performances.
price ($mm)
$18*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/17/2012 via Company Press Release

Blue Ant Media, will purchase bold from Canadian Broadcast Corporation

synopsis: Blue Ant Media announced that the company has entered into an agreement to purchase digital specialty channel bold from the Canadian Broadcast Corporation (“CBC”). Acquiring bold will give Blue Ant another platform to engage audiences with unique entertainment content.
buyer: Blue Ant Media
Blue Ant Media is an integrated Canadian media company that creates and distributes great content in lifestyle, travel, documentary, music and entertainment categories. It owns specialty channels Travel+Escape, Bite TV and AUX TV along with four premium, commercial-free, high definition channels.
seller: Canadian Broadcast Corporation
Canadian Broadcast Corporation (CBC)/Radio-Canada is Canada's national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions. The Corporation is a leader in reaching Canadians on new platforms and delivers a comprehensive range of radio, television, Internet, and satellite-based services.
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closed 7/10/2008 via BusinessWire

Activision, Inc. merged with Vivendi Games,

synopsis: Vivendi and Activision, Inc. completed of the transaction announced on December 2, 2007 to create Activision Blizzard, as the world’s most profitable pure-play online and console game publisher. Activision Blizzard was formed by combining Activision and Vivendi Games.
buyer parent:Vivendi Universal S.A.
buyer: Vivendi Games(ATVI:$4,833.00)
Activision Blizzard, Inc. is a worldwide pure-play online and console game publisher with leading market positions across all categories of the rapidly growing interactive entertainment software industry.
target: Activision, Inc.
Activision, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products. Founded in 1979, Activision posted net revenues of $1.5 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2007. Activision has more than 2,000 employees worldwide.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1,950
EBITDA ($mm)
$367
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
0.0x
closed 6/5/2007 via Financial Times

Prof-Media Management LLC, purchased MTV Russia from MTV Networks

synopsis: MTV, part of Viacom, the media company that also owns Paramount Pictures, sold its 53 per cent share in MTV Russia to Prof-Media, a local company with interests in film production, theatres and radio. Prof-Media acquired 100 per cent of the venture and will run the network under a licence agreement.
buyer: Prof-Media Management LLC
Prof-Media is one of the largest and most diversified media holdings in Russia, one of the leaders in the newspaper, magazine, radio and cinema markets. The holding is a major private investor in the Russian cinema industry.
seller parent: Viacom Inc.
seller: MTV Networks
MTV Networks owns and operates the cable television programming services MTV: Music Television, MTV2, Nickelodeon/Nick at Nite, TV Land, VH1, CMT: Country Music Television, and TNN, as well as The Digital Suite from MTV Networks, a package of thirteen digital services.
price ($mm)
$360
rev ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 1/25/2005 via BusinessWire

Electronic Arts Inc., acquired Digital Illusions CE AB

synopsis: Electronic Arts EA Holding AB today announced the completion of its offer to the shareholders of Digital Illusions CE AB.
buyer: Electronic Arts Inc.(ERTS:$3,589.00)
Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA develops, publishes, and distributes interactive software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers, wireless devices and the Internet.
target: Digital Illusions CE AB
Founded in 1992, Digital Illusions is an award-winning developer of interactive entertainment based in Stockholm, Sweden, with offices in New York and London, Ontario Canada. The company has more than 200 employees and develops games in basically all existing platforms. Recent titles include Battle
price($mm)[EV]
$24 [$5.01]*
rev ($mm)
$28
EBITDA ($mm)
$8
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
4.8x
closed 10/11/2004 via BusinessWire

Midway Games Inc., acquired Inevitable Entertainment Inc.

synopsis: Midway Games Inc. (NYSE:MWY) announced today that it has acquired Austin, Texas-based Inevitable Entertainment Inc., the development studio working on Midway's upcoming new videogame, AREA 51.
buyer: Midway Games Inc.
Midway Games Inc., headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, with offices throughout the world, is a leading developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software for major videogame systems and personal computers.
target: Inevitable Entertainment Inc.
Based in Austin's technology corridor, Inevitable Entertainment is an innovative developer of high-quality interactive entertainment products. Established in 2000, Inevitable quickly achieved success through their first effort, the engaging and critically-acclaimed Tribes Aerial Assault which was t
price ($mm)
$2.11
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/9/2009 via BusinessWire

Microgenix Manufacturing, Inc., will be merged with The Machine Productions

synopsis: Microgenix Manufacturing Inc. announced an agreement to acquire all of the outstanding Common Stock and assets of The Machine Productions Inc. (TMP). TMP is a multimedia entertainment company focusing on the delivery of audio and visual entertainment products to a diverse, international audience through mass merchandising outlets.
buyer: Microgenix Manufacturing, Inc.
Microgenix Manufacturing Inc. is in business to acquire operating companies with assets and revenue, help them with funding to increase their cash flow,assets and presence in the market for a better position against competitors and continuously growth.
target: The Machine Productions
The Machine Productions Inc. is a California Corporation. Created as a multimedia entertainment company which will supply profitable, positive, audio and visual entertainment to a diverse, international consumer group.
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*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target

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Bertelsmann AG
Bertelsmann AG
Bertelsmann produces, serves and markets media. Their content is contributed by RTL Group, Random House, Gruner + Jahr, and also Arvato and Direct Group in more than 50 countries. Bertelsmann’s claim is to inspire people around the world with first-class media and communications offerings.
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2012
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$21,183.31
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104286
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Ticker: US:HDUP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HeadsUp Entertainment International, Inc.
HeadsUp Entertainment International Inc. is a global media and entertainment company engaged in the creation of branded entertainment through the development, production and marketing of televised programming based on poker and other entertainment themes.
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2008
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Ringier Axel Springer Media AG
Ringier Axel Springer Media AG
Ringier Axel Springer Media AG is a leading integrated multimedia company in Central and Eastern Europe. Ringier Axel Springer Media AG manages an extensive portfolio of over 70 print titles and more than 60 digital offerings in many expanding markets.
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Ticker: LYV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment and ecommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Front Line Management Group and Live Nation Network.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$6,302.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$457.07
EBIT ($mm)
$108.63
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Ticker: BOM:532748
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prime Focus Ltd.
Prime Focus Ltd. provides post production and visual effects services for films and television content primarily in India, North America, and the United Kingdom.
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2013
rev ($mm)
$125.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$28.93
EBIT ($mm)
$12.54
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Ticker: NPT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetPlay TV plc
NetPlay TV plc
NetPlayTV is the UK's largest interactive TV gaming company. They use their extensive knowledge of creating profitable games with their proven ability to create great TV show formats. They develop highly successful brands that people can play on TV, online and on their mobile.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$41.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.23
EBIT ($mm)
$6.18
Net Income ($mm)
$6.65
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Ticker: SMDI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stratus Media Group, Inc.
Stratus Media Group, Inc.
Headquartered in Santa Barbara, with offices in Los Angeles, Geneva, Switzerland, and Perugia, Italy, Stratus Media Group Inc. (SMDI) is an owner, operator and marketer of live entertainment events and all media rights.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$0.04
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.74)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.79)
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