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announced 3/12/2012 via PE Hub

Cyfrowy Polsat S.A., will acquire ipla

synopsis: Poland’s largest media group Cyfrowy Polsat CPSM.WA agreed to buy online video service ipla from a company owned by Cyfrowy’s controlling shareholder Zygmunt Solorz-Zak.
buyer: Cyfrowy Polsat S.A.
Cyfrowy Polsat S.A. operates pay digital satellite platform under the Cyfrowy Polsat name in Poland. It provides individual customers with access to television and radio channels grouped into various paid programming packages.
target: ipla
ipla is an online video service in Poland.
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$48
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announced 2/28/2014 via BusinessWire

Nippon TV Holdings, will purchase Hulu Japan Business from Hulu LLC

synopsis: Nippon Television Network Corporation (Nippon TV) has entered into a definitive agreement with Hulu, LLC, to acquire Hulu’s Japan business. Hulu launched its Japan service in September 2011 and offers subscriptions for unlimited viewing of premium content on internet-connected devices such as TVs, PCs, tablets, smartphones and gaming consoles.
buyer: Nippon TV Holdings(:$3,175.77)
Nippon Television Holdings is a holding company that manages and operates broadcast companies in the group, through ownership of shares and stocks. The company was founded in 1952 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
seller: Hulu LLC
Hulu is an online video service that offers a selection of hit shows, clips, movies and more at Hulu.com, numerous destination sites online, and through its ad-supported subscription service, Hulu Plus. Hulu's selection of premium programming is provided by more than 480 content companies.
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closed 12/2/2013 via BusinessWire

The Chernin Group, acquired Crunchyroll

synopsis: The Chernin Group, which manages and invests in businesses in the media, entertainment and technology sectors globally, announced it has acquired a majority stake in Crunchyroll, Inc., the leading global video streaming service for anime content.
buyer: The Chernin Group
The Chernin Group is a privately held, independent media holding company founded by Peter Chernin and based in Los Angeles, CA. TCG has built, managed, operated and invested in businesses in the media, entertainment and technology sectors around the world since 2010.
target: Crunchyroll
Crunchyroll is the leading global video service for Japanese Anime and Asian media. Crunchyroll has over 20,000 videos and 10,000 hours of Anime, Korean Drama and Live-Action titles on Crunchyroll.com.
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closed 3/13/2013 via Company Press Release

YouNow, acquired blogTV

synopsis: YouNow has acquired blogTV. blogTV.com is a leader in online video and live broadcasting, and is a popular web location where viewers from all over the world can come share their personal talents and opinions.
buyer: YouNow
YouNow is an interactive and fun live video experience. Anyone can watch live broadcasts, chat & meet new friends, or broadcast live to grow their social circle.
target: blogTV
blogTV is a leading live, interactive, internet broadcasting platform that enables anyone with an internet connection and a camera to connect to their audience in a evocative, direct way.
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announced 6/21/2012 via BNC Analysis

AlphaRx, Inc., will be merged with UMeLook Holdings Limited

synopsis: AlphaRx Inc. is pleased to announce that it has signed a binding letter of intent to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of UMeLook Holdings Limited. UMeLook is a digital media startup with an intense focus on China. UMeLook's first product is a global online video distribution platform.
buyer: AlphaRx, Inc.(ALRXD:$0.18)
AlphaRx is a shell company that trades on the OTC Bulletin Board under the symbol ALRXDOB.
target: UMeLook Holdings Limited
UMeLook Holdings Limited is a digital media startup with an intense focus on China. UMeLook's first product is a global online video distribution platform tapping into the power of full motion video, helping advertisers large and small to tap into a massive market while having no competitors.
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closed 5/23/2012 via Market Wire

Lux Digital Pictures, Inc., acquired WatchThis

synopsis: Lux Digital Pictures, Inc. announced that it has acquired the entire WatchThis™ business and assets. WatchThis™ is a patent-pending advanced digital media player technology, known as DoinyVision™, that provides commercial free content with unobtrusive in-show merchandising and advertising.
buyer: Lux Digital Pictures, Inc.(LUXD:$0.00)
Lux Digital Pictures, Inc. is comprised of several motion picture development, production, financing and distribution brands that have unique and dynamic strategies to successfully compete as the industry rapidly migrates to a digital marketplace.
target: WatchThis
WatchThis™ is a patent-pending advanced digital media player technology, known as DoinyVision™, that provides commercial free content with unobtrusive in-show merchandising and advertising.
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closed 8/23/2012 via PR Newswire

Youku Inc., acquired Tudou Holdings Limited

synopsis: Youku Inc. and Tudou Holdings Limited announced the completion of the merger between Tudou and Youku. As a result of the Merger, Tudou has become a wholly owned subsidiary of Youku. Tudou is a leading Internet video company in China providing premium licensed content, user generated content, and original in-house productions.
buyer: Youku Inc.(YOKU:$897.62)
Youku Inc. is China's leading Internet television company. Its Internet television platform enables users to search, view and share high-quality video content quickly and easily across multiple devices. Youku is the most recognized online video brand in China.
target: Tudou Holdings Limited(TUDO:$81.39)
Tudou Holdings Limited is a leading Internet video company in China providing premium licensed content, user generated content, and original in-house productions. Founded in 2005, Tudou was the first UGC video sharing website launched in China.
price($mm)[EV]
$1,131 [$1,007]
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$81
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closed 1/31/2012 via BusinessWire

Scripps Networks Interactive Inc., acquired RealGravity

synopsis: Scripps Networks Interactive Inc., seeking to enhance the digital video capabilities of its growing lifestyle media businesses, has acquired RealGravity Inc., a California-based company that specializes in online video publishing technologies. RealGravity has developed an innovative platform that manages and publishes video content.
buyer parent:The E.W. Scripps Company
buyer: Scripps Networks Interactive Inc.(SNI:$2,067.16)
Scripps Networks has become the dominant media and marketing company in the home, food and lifestyle categories. Its brands provide relevant ideas and entertainment to a passionate audience, delivering content across multiple media platforms.
target: RealGravity
RealGravity is a video content marketplace. It connects online video publishers, advertisers, and content owners on a simple platform that anyone can operate. RealGravity will lower your costs, increase distribution, and expand your video ad inventory.
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$20
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announced 9/26/2011 via PR Newswire

Renren Inc., will acquire 56.com

synopsis: Renren Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of 56.com, a leading user generated content online video sharing site in China. A majority of the videos offered on the site is created by users, consisting of content mix from performing artists, amateur groups, and video enthusiasts.
buyer: Renren Inc.(RENN:$76.54)
Renren operates the leading real name social networking internet platform in China. It enables users to connect and communicate with each other, share information and user generated content, play online games, listen to music, shop for deals and enjoy a wide range of other features and services.
target: 56.com
56.com is a leading user generated content video-sharing website in China. The vision of having friends post and share their life experiences online through video format has consistently been the core focus of 56.com.
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$80
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closed 9/21/2011 via PR Newswire

Lockerz, acquired Vodpod

synopsis: Lockerz, the leader in rewarded social expression with more than 45 million unique visitors monthly, announced the acquisition of Vodpod.com and related assets from Remixation, Inc. Vodpod has innovated online video collection by allowing users to create socialized, hand-crafted channels with anyone.
buyer: Lockerz
Based in Seattle, Lockerz' mission is to be the homepage for men and women ages 13 to 30, building a community of more than 19 million trendsetters and tastemakers who love to shop, play and connect on the Web.
target: Vodpod
Vodpod is a social video aggregation platform. It has innovated online video collection by allowing users to create socialized, hand-crafted channels with anyone. Users can connect their channels to their blog, Facebook, and Twitter accounts so people can watch their video discoveries.
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closed 8/24/2011 via PR Newswire

Eurotech, Ltd., acquired FilmRookie

synopsis: Eurotech, Ltd., specializing in creative problem solving for online properties that utilize video streaming, distribution, and networking, announced its first acquisition of 2011 with the purchase of FilmRookie.com, the first video network of its kind which pays users for their uploaded video content.
buyer: Eurotech, Ltd.
Eurotech's strategic mission is to identify and creatively solve the challenges facing today's businesses that utilize the internet for online video streaming, distribution, and networking. Eurotech Ltd.
target: FilmRookie
FilmRookie is the first video network of its kind which pays users for their uploaded video content. The social networking site connects makers and sharers of internet video with advertisers, and rewards them for doing what they do best.
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closed 12/16/2010 via PR Newswire

Tribune Media Services, acquired CastTV Inc.

synopsis: Tribune Media Services (TMS), a leading provider of entertainment information databases, announced that it has acquired CastTV, a leader in video search, indexing and data technologies for discovering TV shows, movies and other online video content.
buyer parent:Tribune Company
buyer: Tribune Media Services
Tribune Interactive, a subsidiary of Tribune Company, manages the interactive operations of major daily newspapers such as the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Newsday and their associated websites, plus all aspects of Tribune's print and online classified advertising operations.
target: CastTV Inc.
CastTV is a leading video search platform that reaches over 4 million consumers monthly. CastTV's innovative technology enables the search and navigation of video content across the "three screens" of computer, television, and mobile.
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closed 9/28/2010 via BusinessWire

AOL LLC, acquired 5min Media

synopsis: AOL Inc. announced it has acquired 5min Media, the Web's largest video syndication platform. The acquisition allows AOL to significantly expand its consumer offering of contextually relevant, high-quality video across its sites, increasing the AOL Network’s appeal to advertisers.
buyer: AOL LLC(AOL:$2,240.40)
AOL Inc. is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL's business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers.
target: 5min Media
5min Media is the largest video syndication network with more than 20 million unique visitors across its 800 partner sites. The company provides publishers with a comprehensive video platform that includes access to premium content from its library of more than 200,000 vertically segmented videos.
price ($mm)
$65
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closed 3/5/2014 via BNC Analysis

RCS MediaGroup, acquired YouReporter.it

synopsis: RCS MediaGroup has announced the acquisition of 100% of the company Polis Medialink, publisher of YouReporter.it . YouReporter.it is the leader in Italy for user generated video, and provides content to the daily newspaper, Corriere della Sera.
buyer: RCS MediaGroup(RCSM.MI:$1,988.19)
RCS MediaGroup is a multimedia publishing group that operates in daily newspapers, magazines and books, radio broadcasting, new media and digital TV. It is also one of the leading operators in the advertisement sales & distribution markets.
target: YouReporter.it
YouReporter.it is the leader in Italy for user generated video, and provides content to the daily newspaper, Corriere della Sera. YouReporter was born in 2008, and has experienced growing success by collecting contributions photos and videos of users, surpassing the 50 million annual stream views.
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closed 12/19/2013 via PR Newswire

Telly, acquired Sha-Sha Entertainment

synopsis: Telly announced that it has acquired Sha-Sha Entertainment in a bid to bring Hollywood and Arabic movies and TV shows to 22 countries in the Arab world. The social-media-savvy Arab world is poised to take advantage of Telly's unique recommendation technology.
buyer: Telly
Telly is a leading social video network where you can discover and watch all of the video content your friends are enjoying across the web, as well as today's most popular titles.
target: Sha-Sha Entertainment
Sha-Sha Entertainment is a subscription video on demand service enabling viewers in the Middle East to stream their favorite movies and TV shows from Hollywood and the Arab world.
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announced 9/2/2013 via PR Newswire

Rakuten Inc., will acquire Viki Inc.

synopsis: Rakuten, Inc., one of the world's largest internet services companies, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire global video streaming platform Viki. The acquisition represents a significant step forward for Rakuten as it continues to add to its digital content offerings and launch its internet services ecosystem into new markets.
buyer: Rakuten Inc.(US:RKUNF:$4,943.54)
Rakuten, Inc. is one of the world’s leading Internet service companies, providing a variety of consumer and business-focused services including e-commerce, travel, banking, securities, credit card, e-money, portal & media, online marketing and professional sports.
target: Viki Inc.
ViKi Inc. provides a video site where TV shows, movies, and other content are translated into various languages by a community of fans. It enables community members to subtitle their favorite shows into their preferred languages under a Creative Commons license using Viki’s integrated platform.
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closed 6/19/2013 via BNC Analysis

Telepool Gmbh, acquired Videobuster.de

synopsis: German rights group Telepool has bought Netleih, the home entertainment group that controls video on demand service videobuster.de.
buyer: Telepool Gmbh
The Telepool GmbH is a diversified media company with its core business in acquisition and distribution of programs in the fields of cinema, video, TV, VOD and ancillary rights, merchandising, licensing of cutting rights, marketing of radio productions, and services for third parties.
target: Videobuster.de
Videobuster.de provides video on demand online services. It is based in Seesen, Germany.
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closed 3/11/2013 via BNC Analysis

Yahoo Japan Corporation, acquired Dreampass

synopsis: Japanese startup Bluem, which operates the on-demand cinema service Dreampass, announced that it has been acquired by Yahoo Japan for an undisclosed sum. Dreampass will be working with Yahoo Eiga (or “Yahoo Movies”) and video streaming service Gyao, which is also run by Yahoo Japan.
buyer parent:Softbank Corporation
buyer: Yahoo Japan Corporation(YAHOF:$3,474.01)
Yahoo Japan Corporation operates Yahoo Japan, a Japanese online information portal that offers auctions, entertainment, news, and online shopping in addition to its search engine and Internet directory.
target: Dreampass
Bluem operates the on-demand cinema service Dreampass. They announce a provisional date for a movie, based on requests from users, and if enough people sign up to come and watch it at the designated time, they go ahead with the screening.
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closed 11/26/2012 via

Baidu.com, Inc., acquired iQIYI

synopsis: Baidu Inc., the leading Chinese language Internet search provider, announced that it has reached a definitive agreement with Providence Equity Partners pursuant to which Baidu will purchase Providence's shares of iQiyi.com, an online television and movie portal.
buyer: Baidu.com, Inc.(BIDU:$4,738.47)
Baidu is the leading Chinese language Internet search provider. As a technology-based media company, it aims to provide the best way for people to find information. Baidu not only serves Internet search users, but also provides an effective platform for businesses to reach potential customers.
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: iQIYI
iQIYI, is China's leading advertising supported online television and movie portal that focuses on fully licensed, high-definition, professionally produced contents. The company was invested by Baidu, Inc. and Providence Equity Partners in early 2010.
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closed 9/11/2012 via BNC Analysis

Arqiva, Ltd., acquired Connect TV

synopsis: Arqiva, the communications infrastructure and media services company, has acquired Connect TV the connected TV service provider. The acquisition will enable Arqiva to develop a wide range of connected TV services for Digital Terrestrial Television, the UK’s most popular TV platform.
buyer: Arqiva, Ltd.
Arqiva, Ltd. provides infrastructure services for broadcast and mobile communications industries. The company provides much of the infrastructure behind television, radio, satellite and wireless communications in the UK and has a significant presence in Ireland, mainland Europe and the USA.
target: Connect TV
Connect TV is the first live streaming channel on Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) and utilises the D-Book streaming extensions which enable the delivery of broadcast and IP enabled content on to a TV via a broadband connected device.
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announced 3/12/2012 via PE Hub

Cyfrowy Polsat S.A., will acquire ipla

synopsis: Poland’s largest media group Cyfrowy Polsat CPSM.WA agreed to buy online video service ipla from a company owned by Cyfrowy’s controlling shareholder Zygmunt Solorz-Zak.
buyer: Cyfrowy Polsat S.A.
Cyfrowy Polsat S.A. operates pay digital satellite platform under the Cyfrowy Polsat name in Poland. It provides individual customers with access to television and radio channels grouped into various paid programming packages.
target: ipla
ipla is an online video service in Poland.
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$48
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announced 3/12/2012 via PE Hub

Cyfrowy Polsat S.A., will acquire ipla

synopsis: Poland’s largest media group Cyfrowy Polsat CPSM.WA agreed to buy online video service ipla from a company owned by Cyfrowy’s controlling shareholder Zygmunt Solorz-Zak.
buyer: Cyfrowy Polsat S.A.
Cyfrowy Polsat S.A. operates pay digital satellite platform under the Cyfrowy Polsat name in Poland. It provides individual customers with access to television and radio channels grouped into various paid programming packages.
target: ipla
ipla is an online video service in Poland.
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$48
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closed 4/6/2004 via BusinessWire

EchoStar Communications, acquired Superstar/Netlink Group LLC

synopsis: EchoStar Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: DISH) and Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc. (Nasdaq: GMST) announced today that EchoStar has completed its purchase of the Superstar/Netlink Group LLC (SNG), UVTV distribution and related assets from Gemstar-TV Guide.
buyer: EchoStar Communications(SATS:$0.00)
EchoStar Communications Corporation has been a leader for more than 26 years in satellite TV equipment sales and support worldwide. The Company’s DISH Network® is the fastest-growing pay-TV provider in the country since 2000 and currently serves more than 13.585 million satellite TV customers.
target parent: Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc.
target: Superstar/Netlink Group LLC
Superstar/Netlink Group LLC, a C-Band provider of satellite TV programming, is one of six principal operating companies in Gemstar-TV Guide, Inc. The company, located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, offers big dish customers the best service and products in the satellite TV industry. In 1999, Superstar, Netlin
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$48
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closed 10/2/2012 via BusinessWire

Millicom International Cellular S.A., acquired Cablevision Paraguay

synopsis: Millicom International Cellular S.A. announced that it has received all necessary documentation to complete the transaction to acquire 100% of Cablevision Paraguay. Cablevisión Paraguay began offering TV services in Asunción in 1989 and is the leading provider of cable pay-TV services in Paraguay.
buyer: Millicom International Cellular S.A.
Millicom International Cellular S.A. is a global telecommunications group with mobile telephony operations in 13 countries in Latin America and Africa. It also operates various combinations of fixed telephony, cable and broadband businesses in five countries in Central America.
target parent: Grupo Clarin SA
target: Cablevision Paraguay
Cablevisión Paraguay is controlled by the listed company Grupo Clarín S.A. It began offering TV services in Asunción in 1989 and is the leading provider of cable pay-TV services in Paraguay.
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$142
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announced 10/17/2011 via BusinessWeek

América Móvil, will acquire DLA Inc.

synopsis: America Movil, Latin America's largest wireless company, agreed to buy DLA Inc. from Claxson Interactive Group Inc, adding video-on-demand programming and Latin America cable-TV channels including Playboy TV and the Concert Channel.
buyer: América Móvil(AMXA:$0.00)
América Móvil is Latin America´s largest wireless company and, in terms of equity subscribers the third largest wireless provider in the world. Some of its wireless voice and data services include: SMS, MMS, internet access, mobile connection, and localization services.
target parent: Claxson Interactive Group, Inc.
target: DLA Inc.
DLA is the leading corporation in the development, integration, and delivery of entertainment products made for digital distribution (TV, Internet, Mobile) in Latin America, Iberia and the Hispanic market in the United States, and in the Caribbean.
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$50
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closed 7/11/2006 via PR Newswire

Eagle Communications, Inc, purchased certain of its Kansas cable systems from Galaxy Cablevision

synopsis: DH Capital, LLC, a New York City based investment banking firm, announced that it represented Galaxy Cablevision in their recent sale of certain of its Kansas cable systems to Eagle Communications, Inc.. The cable system serves approximately 2,700 customers in central Kansas.
buyer: Eagle Communications, Inc
Eagle Communications is an employee owned communications company based in Hays, Kansas. Eagle owns and operates 18 radio stations in Kansas, Nebraska, and Missouri, along with 6 cable systems in Northwest Kansas.
seller: Galaxy Cablevision
Galaxy Cablevision provides cable television programming to more than 170,000 customers in 13 states. The Missouri-based company provides distance learning and video conferencing to more than 300 schools.
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closed 9/1/2004 via BusinessWire

R.H. Donnelley Corporation, purchased directory publishing business in Illinois and NW Indiana from SBC Communications

synopsis: H. Donnelley Corporation (NYSE: RHD) announced that it has completed the acquisition of SBC Communications Inc.'s (NYSE: SBC) directory publishing business in Illinois and Northwest Indiana, for $1.41 billion in cash, after working capital adjustments and the settlement of a $30 million liquidation preference related to the DonTech partnership.
buyer: R.H. Donnelley Corporation(DEXO:$1,300.01)
R.H. Donnelley connects businesses and consumers through its broad portfolio of print and interactive marketing solutions. Small- and medium-sized businesses look to R.H. Donnelley's experienced team of marketing consultants to help them grow their companies and drive sales leads.
seller: SBC Communications(SBC:$40,843.00)
SBC Communications Inc., incorporated in 1983, provides communications services and products in the United States through its subsidiaries. The services and products that the Company offers vary by market and include local exchange services, wireless communications, long-distance services, Internet
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$1,410
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closed 2/29/2012 via BusinessWire

Insight Communications Company, Inc. merged with Time Warner Cable Inc.,

synopsis: Time Warner Cable Inc. announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Insight Communications Company, Inc. Insight offers bundled, state-of-the-art video, high-speed Internet and voice telephony services to residential and business customers.
buyer: Time Warner Cable Inc.(TWC:$22,120.00)
Time Warner Cable is the second-largest cable operator in the U.S., with technologically advanced, well-clustered systems located mainly in five geographic areas — New York State (including New York City), the Carolinas, Ohio, southern California (including Los Angeles) and Texas.
target: Insight Communications Company, Inc.
Insight Communications Company offers bundled, state-of-the-art video, high-speed Internet and voice telephony services to residential and business customers and delivers cn|2, a new kind of news and information network, to all of its Kentucky and Indiana customers.
price ($mm)
$2,900
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$1,064
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$369
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2.8x
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8.1x
closed 3/5/2007 via Bloomberg

Random House, Inc., purchased 90% stake in Virgin Books from Virgin Group, Ltd.

synopsis: Random House, the book publisher owned by Bertelsmann, agreed Monday to buy a 90 percent stake in Virgin Books and signed Richard Branson to a five- year book deal.
buyer parent:Bertelsmann AG
buyer: Random House, Inc.
Random House, Inc., the world's largest English language trade publisher, provides the best in fiction, nonfiction, and children's books. Random House is a division of Bertelsmann AG, one of the foremost media companies in the world.
seller: Virgin Group, Ltd.
Virgin, a leading branded venture capital organisation, is one of the world's most recognised and respected brands. Virgin has grown very succesful businesses in sectors ranging from mobile telephony, to transportation, travel, financial services, leisure, music, holidays, publishing and retailing.
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$6.75*
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closed 4/23/2008 via BusinessWire

Alentus Corporation, acquired Website Source, Inc.

synopsis: Alentus Corporation (Pink Sheets:ALNS), a leading provider of Windows web hosting and managed services, is pleased to announce that it has acquired Austin, Texas-based Website Source, Inc. and SpeedFox, Inc., providers of Linux website hosting.
buyer: Alentus Corporation(ALNS:$0.00)
Alentus is a publicly traded company that has been providing business-class website, email, SQL Server, MySQL, and SharePoint hosting services to thousands of small to large sized companies from around the world since 1997.
target: Website Source, Inc.
Founded in 1998 and 100% U.S. based, Website Source has received many web hosting awards and honors from distinguished review panels. This experience gives Website Source customers the peace of mind that their websites are being managed by veteran professionals.
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Youku Inc. is China's leading Internet television company. Its Internet television platform enables users to search, view and share high-quality video content quickly and easily across multiple devices. Youku is the most recognized online video brand in China.
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$897.62
EBITDA ($mm)
($79.49)
EBIT ($mm)
($88.21)
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792
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Hulu LLC
Hulu is an online video service that offers a selection of hit shows, clips, movies and more at Hulu.com, numerous destination sites online, and through its ad-supported subscription service, Hulu Plus. Hulu's selection of premium programming is provided by more than 480 content companies.
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PPLive, Inc.
PPLive is a leading online video company in China. Founded in 2004, as the first China online video media, PPLive offers the most influential online TV services, PPTV, including both live streaming and video–on-demand throughout China.
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UMeLook Holdings Limited
UMeLook Holdings Limited
UMeLook Holdings Limited is a digital media startup with an intense focus on China. UMeLook's first product is a global online video distribution platform tapping into the power of full motion video, helping advertisers large and small to tap into a massive market while having no competitors.
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Airtime Media Inc
Airtime Media Inc
Airtime is a live social video company located in San Francisco. Their small team shares a passion for using the latest video technology to bring people together.
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Telly
Telly
Telly is a leading social video network where you can discover and watch all of the video content your friends are enjoying across the web, as well as today's most popular titles.
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Movies Online, Ltd.
Movies Online, Ltd. provides video-on-demand services for Internet service providers and telco partners in Australia.
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SnagFilms
SnagFilms features free ad-supported viewing of hundreds of award-winning titles from some of the greatest names in documentary film production and distribution.
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Tilzy.tv
Founded in 2007, Tilzy.TV is an editorial guide to web-tv. They provide editorial reviews, preview clips, news, keywords and social recommendations to consumers in order to help them discover the expanding world of entertainment on the web.
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Videobuster.de
Videobuster.de
Videobuster.de provides video on demand online services. It is based in Seesen, Germany.
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Viki Inc.
ViKi Inc. provides a video site where TV shows, movies, and other content are translated into various languages by a community of fans. It enables community members to subtitle their favorite shows into their preferred languages under a Creative Commons license using Viki’s integrated platform.
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ZEFR, Inc.
ZEFR, Inc.
ZEFR is the leading SaaS platform for brands, rights and content management on YouTube. ZEFR provides enterprise technology solutions for the world's most respected brands, allowing them to measure, leverage and engage fans of their content and products on YouTube.
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VODone LIMITED
VODone LIMITED
VODONE owns a complete set of licenses to operate video broadcasting on the Internet. VODONE owns the powerful broadcasting platform, and it has broadcast thousands of domestic and international political, economical, cultural and commercial activities over the Internet.
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2008
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$7.53
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Modavox, Inc.
Modavox, Inc. a pioneer in Internet broadcasting, producing and syndicating online audio and video, offers innovative, effective and comprehensive online tools for reaching targeted niche communities worldwide. Modavox delivers content straight to desktops and Internet-enabled devices.
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2009
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$2.66
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($3.25)
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($4.12)
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45
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Joost N.V.
Joost N.V.
Joost is a flash-based streaming video site that brings video and social interaction together online. All of the video on Joost is professionally produced and streams on-demand to people around the world for free in a high-quality format. Today, Joost offers more than 57,000 videos.
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The DIRECTV Group, Inc.
The DIRECTV Group, Inc.
The DIRECTV Group is a world-leading provider of digital television entertainment services. Through its subsidiaries and affiliated companies in the United States, and Latin America, the DIRECTV Group provides digital television service to more than 30 million customers.
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2012
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$29,740.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$7,522.00
EBIT ($mm)
$5,085.00
Net Income ($mm)
$2,949.00
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27200
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EchoStar Corp.
EchoStar Corp.
EchoStar Communications has been a leader for more than 26 years in satellite TV equipment sales and support worldwide. The Company’s DISH Network® is the fastest-growing pay-TV provider in the country since 2000 and currently serves more than 13.585 million satellite TV customers.
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2009
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$11,664.15
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$2,687.99
EBIT ($mm)
$1,747.95
Net Income ($mm)
$635.55
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24500
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Comcast Corporation
Comcast Corporation
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.
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2013
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$64,657.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$21,434.00
EBIT ($mm)
$13,563.00
Net Income ($mm)
$6,816.00
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129000
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Quebecor Inc.
Quebecor Inc.
Quebecor is a communications company with operations in North America, Europe, Latin America and India. Its subsidiaries are engaged in commercial printing, cable services, newspapers, broadcasting, music, books, videos, business telecommunications, interactive marketing and Internet portals.
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2012
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$2,464.00
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$1,302.00
EBIT ($mm)
$702.00
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$168.00
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Cablevision Systems Corp
Cablevision Systems Corp
Cablevision Systems Corporation is one of the nation's leading entertainment and telecommunications companies. Its cable television operations serve 3 million households in the New York metropolitan area.
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2012
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$6,705.46
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,766.25
EBIT ($mm)
$634.12
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$233.52
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Naspers Ltd.
Naspers Ltd.
Naspers is a leading multinational media group. The group’s principal operations are in internet platforms, pay-television and the provision of related technologies and print media (including publishing, distribution and printing of magazines, newspapers and books).
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2013
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$3,662.55
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$641.30
EBIT ($mm)
$443.55
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$268.43
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Advance Publications, Inc.
Advance Publications, Inc.
Advance Publications, Inc., is a privately held communications company that, directly or through subsidiaries, owns Condé Nast, Parade Publications, Fairchild Fashion Media, American City Business Journals, the Golf Digest Companies, and newspapers in more than twenty-five American cities.
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Canal+ France SA
Canal+ France SA
Canal + engages in pay television business in Europe. It produces and broadcasts Canal + premium channel. The company features programs focused mainly on recently released, first-run movies, and sports events.
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ngi group, inc.
ngi group contributes to the world economy by producing innovative businesses and entrepreneurs in the next generation industries and areas, especially Asia, through our competencies on creation, incubation, finding, supporting and investing of the venture businesses.
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Telecom Corporation of New Zealand Limited
Telecom Corp., New Zealand's largest publicly traded company, has come under pressure since losing its monopoly in the country. A committee of lawmakers is recommending the government split Telecom Corp. into three operational divisions: fixed network access, wholesale and retail.
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Telecomunicacoes de Sao Paulo S.A.
Telecomunicacoes de Sao Paulo S.A. offers local, intraregional long-distance, data transmission, and network services. The company also operates public payphones and provides interconnections to Brazil's long-distance provider Embratel.
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Wehco Media, Inc.
WEHCO Media is a privately owned diversified communications company with interests in newspaper publishing, cable television, and internet. We operate 12 daily newspapers, 12 weekly newspapers, and 13 cable television companies in 6 states.
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One97 Communications Ltd.
One97 Communications Ltd.
One97 Communications is India's leading Mobile Internet Company. Driven by great consumer experience One97 offers digital goods & services to mobile consumers under its Paytm brand. The company also offers Mobile Advertising and Mobile Payments for merchants.
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KT Corporation
KT Corporation
KT Corporation provides integrated telecommunications services in Korea. Its principal services include mobile telecommunications services, telephone services, including local, domestic/international long-distance fixed-line and voice over Internet protocol telephone services, and more.
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2011
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$21,990,051.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,965,454.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,973,721.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,446,551.00
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31215
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Verizon Communications
Verizon Communications
Verizon Communications Inc., headquartered in New York, is a global leader in delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business, government and wholesale customers.
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2013
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$120,550.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$48,574.00
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$31,968.00
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$11,497.00
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