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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
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announced 10/31/2012 via BNC Analysis

DUBAG, will acquire Magic Media Company TV

synopsis: Deutsche Unternehmensbeteiligungen AG (DUBAG) based in Munich, Germany, has been chosen as acquirer of Magic Media Company TV-Produktionsgesellschaft mbH (MMC). Since 1991, MMC as an independent media centre offers optimal production conditions for film-, TV- and event-projects.
buyer: DUBAG
DUBAG - Deutsche Unternehmensbeteiligungen AG is a private equity firm specialising in industry consolidation, unresolved successor arrangements, non core business divestitures, and liquidating companies.
target: Magic Media Company TV
Magic Media Company is one of Europe’s largest and most advanced TV and film studio operators. MMC offers state-of-the art production and post-production facilities, an excellent art department, TV studios and stages of any size, and production offices for temporary and permanent use
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$51
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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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]*
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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
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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*
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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
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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
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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
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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*
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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
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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)
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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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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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*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
announced 5/1/2013 via PR Newswire

Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc, will acquire AwesomenessTV

synopsis: DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. announced that it has agreed to acquire AwesomenessTV, one of the most subscribed-to teen networks on YouTube. This groundbreaking deal recognizes the growing value of digital content creation and consumption.
buyer parent:Viacom Inc.
buyer: Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc(DWA:$749.84)
DreamWorks Animation creates high-quality entertainment, including CG animated feature films, television specials and series and live entertainment properties, meant for audiences around the world.
target: AwesomenessTV
Awesomeness TV is one of the most subscribed to video destination for teens on YouTube featuring a broad cross section of series built around pop musicians, A-list athletes, TV personalities and YouTube stars.
price ($mm)
$33
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closed 11/1/2012 via Wall Street Journal

Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc, acquired 37 Entertainment

synopsis: DreamWorks Animation SKG acquired 37 Entertainment, a Shanghai animation house with 175 employees.
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: 37 Entertainment
37 Entertainment is now one of the leading CGI animation companies in China. 37 Entertainment provides computer graphic content for television, big screen and computer games for organizations such as THQ, UBI Soft, Tencent, Pepsico and Greenpeace.
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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 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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announced 10/31/2012 via BNC Analysis

DUBAG, will acquire Magic Media Company TV

synopsis: Deutsche Unternehmensbeteiligungen AG (DUBAG) based in Munich, Germany, has been chosen as acquirer of Magic Media Company TV-Produktionsgesellschaft mbH (MMC). Since 1991, MMC as an independent media centre offers optimal production conditions for film-, TV- and event-projects.
buyer: DUBAG
DUBAG - Deutsche Unternehmensbeteiligungen AG is a private equity firm specialising in industry consolidation, unresolved successor arrangements, non core business divestitures, and liquidating companies.
target: Magic Media Company TV
Magic Media Company is one of Europe’s largest and most advanced TV and film studio operators. MMC offers state-of-the art production and post-production facilities, an excellent art department, TV studios and stages of any size, and production offices for temporary and permanent use
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$51
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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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)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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)
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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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Zapruder's Other Films Pty Ltd.
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Atari, SA
Atari is a multi-platform, global interactive entertainment and licensing company. The original innovator of video gaming, founded in 1972, Atari owns and/or manages a portfolio of more than 200 games and franchises.
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V Media Group
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Bertelsmann AG
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National Lampoon
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Ringier Axel Springer Media AG
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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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NetPlay TV plc
NetPlay TV plc
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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.
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UTV Software Communications Limited
UTV Software Communications Limited
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Mirage Studios
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Mojo Brands Media, LLC
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Zapruder's Other Films Pty Ltd.
Zapruder's Other Films Pty Ltd.
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Atari, SA
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New Wave Entertainment
New Wave Entertainment
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Bertelsmann AG
Bertelsmann AG
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National Lampoon
National Lampoon
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HeadsUp Entertainment International, Inc.
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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.
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2013
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$6,302.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$457.07
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$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
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$125.04
EBITDA ($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.
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2013
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$41.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.23
EBIT ($mm)
$6.18
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$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.
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2009
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$0.04
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($1.74)
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($1.79)
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