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closed 10/18/2006 via PR Newswire

MTV Networks, acquired Quizilla, LLC

synopsis: MTV Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. has acquired Quizilla.com, an online, user-generated community of original teen authors who create and share quizzes, fiction, non-fiction, poetry, polls, and other creative content. The website was acquired from Gorilla Nation Media, LLC, on behalf of the Nickelodeon/MTVN Kids and Family Group.
buyer parent:Viacom Inc.
buyer: 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.
target parent: Gorilla Nation Media, LLC
target: Quizilla, LLC
Quizilla.com is an online, user-generated community of original teen authors (14 years and up) who create and share quizzes, fiction, non-fiction, poetry, polls, and other creative content.
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closed 10/30/2013 via Publishers Weekly

Random House Children's Media Group, acquired Figment, LLC

synopsis: Random House Children’s Books has acquired Figment, an online writing community for teens founded by Jacob Lewis and Dana Goodyear in 2010 that has attracted more than 300,000 users. The site allows teens to develop as writers and has shown itself to be an effective marketing and promotional platform for the Young Adult marketplace.
buyer parent:Bertelsmann AG
buyer: Random House Children's Media Group
Random House Children's Media Group is a publisher of quality literature for children of all ages. It is comprised of Children's Publishing and Children's Media.
target: Figment, LLC
Figment is an online writing community for teens. The site allows teens to develop as writers and is an effective marketing and promotional platform for the Young Adult marketplace.
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announced 2/27/2012 via BNC Analysis

Figment, LLC, will acquire inkpop

synopsis: Figment, a teen writing site launched by two Condé Nast vets, is buying a competitor: HarperCollins’ Inkpop, an online writing community.
buyer: Figment, LLC
Figment is a community where you can share your writing, connect with other people who love to read, and discover new stories and authors.
target parent: News Corporation
target: inkpop
inkpop is a writing community created by HarperCollins Publishers. inkpop is devoted to give teens (and those who write for teens)a voice in YA publishing.
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closed 11/2/2012 via CNW Group

Ideon Media, acquired Nexopia.com Inc.

synopsis: Ideon Media, Canada's fastest growing digital ad network has acquired Nexopia.com. Nexopia is the leading social network for young adults in Canada, with over 200,000 active members.
buyer: Ideon Media
Ideon Media is Canada's fastest growing digital ad network. Ideon Media offers a full range of custom digital solutions. The leading team of online advertising specialists maximize each and every client's investment.
target: Nexopia.com Inc.
Nexopia.com, Inc. operates a social networking site for youth in Canada. With over 1.2 million members, Nexopia is the place for Canadians aged 16 to 24 to connect online. Users are able to create and design their own profiles, blogs, galleries, articles, and forums.
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closed 9/19/2012 via BusinessWire

Saban Brands LLC, acquired Zui

synopsis: Saban Brands announced it has acquired Zui, which provides access to the largest collection of curated, kid-friendly online content. The acquisition strengthens Saban Brands’ position as a leading digital innovator for kids entertainment, and continues to grow the company’s digital capabilities.
buyer parent:Saban Capital Group
buyer: Saban Brands LLC
Formed in 2010 as a subsidiary of Saban Capital Group, Saban Brands was established to acquire and develop a world-class portfolio of properties and capitalize on the company's experience, track record and capabilities in growing and monetizing consumer brands through content, media and marketing.
target: Zui
Zui provides access to the largest collection of curated, kid-friendly online content. The flagship site, zui.com allows children to access a large library of videos and online games. Zui is also the leading developer of KidZui, an award-winning Internet browser for kids.
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closed 5/27/2011 via BusinessWire

Youthology Media, acquired TeenSpot

synopsis: Youthology, the youth-targeted digital marketing arm within Gorilla Nation, an Evolve Media Corp. company, announced the acquisition of TeenSpot.com. TeenSpot is a highly moderated social network and content site for teens. The site offers a wide variety of interactive and daily updated features including online chats and much more.
buyer parent:Evolve Media Corp
buyer: Youthology Media
Youthology is a leading provider of kid, tween and teen focused digital marketing programs. Its diverse proprietary partnerships allow it to provide marketers with expertise, access and scale within its youth-targeted consumer segments.
target: TeenSpot
TeenSpot.com is the premier entertainment and community website only for teenagers allowing them to create personal profiles and engage in online discussions with other teens that share the same interests. This site offers a wide variety of interactive and daily updated features.
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closed 1/20/2010 via Market Wire

Teens In Tech Networks, acquired Yazzem

synopsis: Teens in Tech Networks, the company dedicated to helping the youth publish their content online, announced that it has acquired Yazzem. Zachary Collins and Dustin Snider founded Yazzem in June 2009, both 14 years of age, to simplify a way to create and discuss topics in Twitter and FriendFeed.
buyer: Teens In Tech Networks
Founded in 2008 by Daniel Brusilovsky, Teens in Tech Networks was started and has maintained its focus on empowering the youth with a place to publish their content online.
target: Yazzem
Yazzem lets anyone share their thoughts about what interests them by starting and joining topics.The goal is to provide a way for everyone to be able to discuss topics in a quick and easy way.
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closed 8/1/2007 via BusinessWire

Walt Disney Internet Group, acquired Club Penguin

synopsis: The Walt Disney Company has acquired Club Penguin, one of the fastest-growing online virtual worlds for kids. The addition of Club Penguin to Disney’s existing online assets will further strengthen the company’s objective of establishing clear leadership in online virtual worlds for kids and families.
buyer parent:The Walt Disney Company
buyer: Walt Disney Internet Group
The Walt Disney Internet Group offers a compelling mix of interactive entertainment and information content and services for Internet and mobile devices for audiences around the world. WDIG is a developer of unique new media experiences specifically designed for Internet and mobile media.
target: Club Penguin
New Horizon Interactive set out to create an online world for kids where they could safely play games, have fun and interact. As parents and Internet specialists, New Horizon's owners wanted to develop a place they’d be comfortable letting their own kids visit.
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$350
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closed 2/19/2014 via BNC Analysis

mig33, acquired AlivenotDead

synopsis: mig33, a mobile social entertainment platform based in Singapore, announced that it has acquired AlivenotDead (AnD), an online community for celebrities to connect with fans through official accounts. The acquisition of AnD will help mig33 grow in emerging markets as it transitions away from its start as a messaging platform for featurephone users.
buyer: mig33
Launched in late 2005, mig33 has now grown to be one of the world’s largest social entertainment platform companies. mig33 allows users from all over the world to talk, chat, play games, organize online parties, and thrive as their virtual personas.
target: AlivenotDead
AlivenotDead is an online community dedicated to helping artists. Their goal is to strengthen artist communities worldwide and to help connect these communities together. Artists can connect with and grow their audience, share their creative works, and meet and collaborate with other artists.
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closed 12/20/2013 via BNC Analysis

Daniel Kretinsky and Patrik Tkac, acquired Ringier Axel Springer Media AG

synopsis: Entrepreneurs Daniel Kretinsky and Patrik Tkac have bought company Ringier Alex Springer CZ, the biggest publisher of dailies on the Czech market. The company manages an extensive portfolio of over 70 print titles and more than 60 digital offerings in many expanding markets.
buyer: Daniel Kretinsky and Patrik Tkac
Daniel Kretinsky and Patrik Tkac are two businessmen and entrepreneurs in the Czech Republic.
target: 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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announced 10/24/2013 via BNC Analysis

Grupa o2 sp. z o.o., will acquire Wirtualna Polska S.A.

synopsis: Orange Poland (Telekomunikacja Polska), the largest communications company in Central Europe, signed an agreement with O2 for the sale of 100 percent of Wirtualna Polska for PLN 375 million, one of the most popular websites in Poland that offers online services such as e-mail, games, and more.
buyer: Grupa o2 sp. z o.o.
Telekomunikacja Polska (TP Group) is the largest communications company in Central Europe, dedicated to providing its customers with fixed telephony, satellite communication, data transmission, mobile telephony and Internet solutions.
target parent: France Telecom-Orange
target: Wirtualna Polska S.A.
Wirtualna Polska SA owns and operates a Website which offers online services such as e-mail, games, and more. Wirtualna Polska is one of the most popular websites in Poland. Wirtualna Polska SA was founded in 1995 by Marek Borzestowski and is based in Gdansk, Poland.
price ($mm)
$124
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$58
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closed 10/15/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Yandex N.V., acquired KinoPoisk

synopsis: Yandex, a leading internet company in Russia, announced the acquisition of KinoPoisk, the largest and most comprehensive Russian-language website dedicated to movies, television programs and celebrities.
buyer: Yandex N.V.(YNDX:$1,088.98)
Yandex is the leading internet company in Russia, operating the country's most popular search engine and the most visited website. The company also operates in Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Belarus and Turkey. Yandex's mission is to answer any question internet users may have.
target: KinoPoisk
KinoPoisk is the largest and most comprehensive Russian-language website dedicated to movies, television programs and celebrities.
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closed 4/3/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Remark Media, Inc., acquired Bikini.com

synopsis: Remark Media, Inc., a global digital media company, announced the acquisition of Bikini.com, a digital beach lifestyle brand providing websites, branded merchandise, and mobile content. The acquisition is part of its entry into the lifestyle media vertical, providing digital media destinations, content, and services to the 18-34 year old market.
buyer: Remark Media, Inc.(MARK:$1.25)
Remark Media is a global digital media company focused on developing social media businesses that incorporate relevant, high quality content. The Company develops and operates next-generation web publishing platforms combining traditional web publishing with social media.
target: Bikini.com
Bikini.com is the world’s most comprehensive and fun beach lifestyle brand. An international pop culture hit, it offers the style of top fashion magazines, the healthy lifestyles of beach sports and fitness, and the enthusiasm of young men and women alike.
price($mm)[EV]
$2.38 [$2.36]
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closed 7/5/2012 via PR Newswire

Linktone Ltd., acquired Okezone.com

synopsis: Linktone Ltd. announced the acquisition of Okezone.com, a Bahasa Indonesian online portal focused on delivering breaking news, as well as entertainment, information and video content. With a staff of over 100 reporters and editors, Okezone.com provides real-time coverage of major events.
buyer parent:BroadWebAsia, Inc.
buyer: Linktone Ltd.(LTON:$0.00)
Linktone Ltd. is a provider of rich and engaging services and content to a wide range of traditional and new media consumers and enterprises in Mainland China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Singapore. Linktone focuses on media, entertainment, communication and edutainment products.
target parent: PT Bhakti Investama Tbk
target: Okezone.com
Okezone.com is a Bahasa Indonesian online portal focused on delivering breaking news, as well as entertainment, information and video content. With a staff of over 100 reporters and editors, Okezone.com provides real-time coverage of major events.
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$0.48
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closed 3/15/2012 via BNC Analysis

BermanBraun, LLC, acquired Whiskey Media, LLC

synopsis: BermanBraun has purchased most of the assets of Whiskey Media, a digital company. The three sites acquired by BermanBraun are movie and TV database Screened, technology-review site Tested and anime and manga comics site Anime Vice.
buyer: BermanBraun, LLC
BermanBraun is an independent media company with three divisions: television, feature film and digital, which create and exploit entertainment content and advertising solutions all platforms throughout the world. The Santa Monica , Calif.
target: Whiskey Media, LLC
Whiskey Media develops topical websites that are equal parts editorial and community. To date, they have built sites about video games, comic books, anime and politics.
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closed 10/26/2009 via BusinessWire

TopTenREVIEWS, Inc., purchased Consumer Media Division from Imaginova Corp.

synopsis: TopTenREVIEWS announced it has acquired the Consumer Media Division of Imaginova Inc., a privately held company based in New York City. Included in the acquisition are Space.com, LiveScience.com and Newsarama.com. As part of the ongoing expansion, TopTenREVIEWS has established the TechMediaNetwork to incorporate these properties.
buyer parent:TechMedia Network
buyer: TopTenREVIEWS, Inc.
Founded in 2003, TopTenREVIEWS.com provides consumers with side-by-side product and pricing comparisons to help them research, shop and purchase technology and entertainment products and services.
seller: Imaginova Corp.
Imaginova, a leading digital media and commerce company, is the preeminent online destination for the Intellectually Curious. The Imaginova Network of media properties delivers engaging and entertaining editorial and multimedia content to a robust community of curious and well-informed users.
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announced 2/28/2008 via BusinessWire

Butler Capital Partners France, will purchase Virgin Group France from Lagardere Groupe SCA

synopsis: Following heads of agreement signed in December 2007, the Lagardère Group and Butler Capital Partners announce the signature of final agreements on a majority takeover of Virgin Group by Butler Capital Partners.
buyer: Butler Capital Partners France
Butler Capital Partners has been investing for more than ten years. We are pioneers in France and Europe. We have acquired a unique knowledge of the industrial and entrepreneurial fabric of French companies. We understand the challenges they are faced with.
seller: Lagardere Groupe SCA(LGDDF:$10,440.67)
Lagardère develops, promotes and disseminates information and culture across five continents. It has distinguished itself as a market leader in the book publishing, distribution, press and audiovisual sectors. In addition to these core businesses, Lagardère holds a strategic 7.5% stake in EADS.
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closed 2/11/2008 via BusinessWire

National Lampoon, acquired Comedy Express

synopsis: National Lampoon, Inc. the most widely recognized brand in comedy, has acquired the assets of Comedy Express, Inc., a multi-platform comedy media company. Comedy Express, which features content from well-known and emerging comic talent across broadband, wireless, and television, will become part of National Lampoon’s distribution platform.
buyer: National Lampoon(US:NLMP:$0.00)
National Lampoon is and has been one of the leading brands in comedy for the last 30 years. National Lampoon is active in a broad array of entertainment activities, including feature films, television programming, interactive entertainment, home video, comedy audio CDs and book publishing.
target: Comedy Express
Comedy Express has launched a broadband TV channel, comedyexpresstv.com, which has been part of the National Lampoon Humor Network, and produced comedy events across the country, which have been packaged for DVD release. Events included last year’s highly successful nationwide College Comedy X Tour.
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$0.03
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closed 2/8/2008 via PR Newswire

JW Media, acquired Bored.com

synopsis: Moniker, an Oversee.net company and the leading provider of Domain Asset Management services, today announced that it has successfully brokered the sale of Bored.com for US $4 million and an associated portfolio of 170 websites for US $500,000.
buyer: JW Media
JW Media is a shell company interested in acquiring and developing online properties.
target parent: Oversee.net
target: Bored.com
Bored.com was established in 1997 and today provides more than two million visitors a month with solutions to the age-old question of what to do when you are bored. The site serves as a portal linking to leading sites in music, humor, gaming, quizzes & trivia, and more.
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closed 12/17/2007 via BusinessWire

Macrovision Corporation, acquired All Media Guide Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: Macrovision Corporation has completed its acquisition of All Media Guide Holdings, Inc. AMG is one of the world’s largest providers of information databases and metadata for entertainment products (music, movies, and games) as well as solutions that support the recognition, discovery and management of digital media.
buyer: Macrovision Corporation(ROVI:$538.07)
Rovi Corporation (formerly Macrovision Solutions Corporation) is a leader in powering the discovery and enjoyment of digital entertainment—connecting consumers with the best entertainment experiences possible.
target: All Media Guide Holdings, Inc.
All Media Guide, is a leading authority on music, movies and games. The company provides comprehensive content and technologies to support the physical and digital distribution of entertainment media. AMG has created one of the industry's cleanest, most in-depth database of information.
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$72
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closed 10/18/2006 via PR Newswire

MTV Networks, acquired Quizilla, LLC

synopsis: MTV Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. has acquired Quizilla.com, an online, user-generated community of original teen authors who create and share quizzes, fiction, non-fiction, poetry, polls, and other creative content. The website was acquired from Gorilla Nation Media, LLC, on behalf of the Nickelodeon/MTVN Kids and Family Group.
buyer parent:Viacom Inc.
buyer: 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.
target parent: Gorilla Nation Media, LLC
target: Quizilla, LLC
Quizilla.com is an online, user-generated community of original teen authors (14 years and up) who create and share quizzes, fiction, non-fiction, poetry, polls, and other creative content.
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closed 10/1/2010 via PR Newswire

The Access Network Company, acquired College Media Network

synopsis: The Access Network Company announced that it will take over operations of College Media Network. College Media Network is the provider of the most widely used online content management software platform for college newspapers, encompassing more than 600 websites nationwide and providing daily online content to over 5 million people.
buyer: The Access Network Company
The Access Network(SM) is the premier online city guide content management software platform for premium brands, publishers, and local merchants.
target parent: Viacom Inc.
target: College Media Network
College Media Network is the provider of the most widely used online content management software platform for college newspapers, encompassing more than 600 websites nationwide and providing daily online content to over 5 million unique college students and alumni each month.
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closed 7/8/2010 via PR Newswire

MTV Networks, acquired Social Express, Inc.

synopsis: MTV Networks, a division of Viacom, Inc., announced that it has acquired Social Express, Inc., a social gaming development company, marking the company's first entry into the social gaming space. MTV Networks will develop social games based on original IP, as well as shows and characters from MTV, Nickelodeon and its other brands.
buyer parent:Viacom Inc.
buyer: 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.
target: Social Express, Inc.
Social Express, Inc., a social gaming development company.
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closed 9/22/2008 via PR Newswire

MTV Networks, acquired Social Project, Inc.

synopsis: MTV Networks, a division of Viacom announced it has acquired Social Project, Inc., its partner in building the Flux social media platform. Previously, MTVN held a minority stake in Social Project.
buyer parent:Viacom Inc.
buyer: 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.
target: Social Project, Inc.
Social Project, Inc. was a partner in building the Flux social media platform. Flux allows users to share and interact with content across a growing network of more than 1,000 entertainment, pop culture and music Web sites with more than 7.5 million registered users.
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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 10/18/2006 via PR Newswire

MTV Networks, acquired Quizilla, LLC

synopsis: MTV Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. has acquired Quizilla.com, an online, user-generated community of original teen authors who create and share quizzes, fiction, non-fiction, poetry, polls, and other creative content. The website was acquired from Gorilla Nation Media, LLC, on behalf of the Nickelodeon/MTVN Kids and Family Group.
buyer parent:Viacom Inc.
buyer: 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.
target parent: Gorilla Nation Media, LLC
target: Quizilla, LLC
Quizilla.com is an online, user-generated community of original teen authors (14 years and up) who create and share quizzes, fiction, non-fiction, poetry, polls, and other creative content.
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closed 10/27/2006 via PR Newswire

MTV Networks, acquired Harmonix Music Systems, Inc.

synopsis: MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom Inc, announced that on October 27, 2006, it closed its $175 million acquisition of Harmonix Music Systems, Inc., the developer of the PlayStation 2 hit Guitar Hero and other music gaming titles. The Company announced it had reached a definitive agreement to acquire Harmonix on September 22, 2006.
buyer parent:Viacom Inc.
buyer: 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.
target: Harmonix Music Systems, Inc.
Harmonix is a videogame development company. The company specializes in music-based games and is renowned for groundbreaking design innovation. Harmonix began not to develop videogames, but rather to invent new ways for non-musicians to experience the unique joy that comes from making music.
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$175
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closed 9/1/2006 via

MTV Networks, acquired Atom Entertainment, Inc

synopsis: MTV Networks a division of Viacom, Inc. announced a definitive agreement to acquire Atom Entertainment, Inc., a portfolio of four leading online destinations for casual games, short films and video, for $200 million.
buyer parent:Viacom Inc.
buyer: 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.
target: Atom Entertainment, Inc
A marketer and distributor of broadband entertainment, Atom Entertainment (formerly AtomShockwave, Corp.) was formed by the 2001 merger of Internet pioneers Shockwave.com and AtomFilms.
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closed 5/10/2006 via PR Newswire

MTV Networks, acquired Xfire, Inc.

synopsis: MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom Inc., announced today that it has closed its $102 million acquisition of Xfire, Inc., the fastest-growing online gaming communication and community platform in the world.
buyer parent:Viacom Inc.
buyer: 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.
target: Xfire, Inc.
Xfire, Inc. is the fastest growing online gaming platform and community in the world. Xfire helps gamers play with their friends much more easily. Xfire is also a server browser, IM, and file download system designed just for gamers. Xfire has 4 million members in more than 100 countries.
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closed 11/23/2005 via PR Newswire

MTV Networks, acquired GameTrailers LLC

synopsis: MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom Inc., has announced that it has acquired substantially all the assets of GameTrailers LLC, including the internet site GameTrailers.com. GameTrailers is a leading producer and aggregator of broadband video content comprehensively covering the latest and best in the world of video games.
buyer parent:Viacom Inc.
buyer: 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.
target: GameTrailers LLC
From its humble beginnings in 2002 Gametrailers.com has evolved into the leading Internet broadcaster for the video game industry. Gametrailers.com was started by gamers who were tired of waiting in line for slow downloads of small, boring gameplay footage.
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closed 10/13/2005 via BNC Analysis

MTV Networks, acquired IFILM Corp.

synopsis: MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom Inc., has acquired IFILM Corp., one of the leading video destinations on the Web, for $49 million. IFILM is a leading aggregator and distributor of video online featuring programming from Hollywood studios, amateur filmmakers, and user-generated content.
buyer parent:Viacom Inc.
buyer: MTV Networks
MTV Networks owns and operates the cable television programming services MTV: Music Television, MTV2, Nickelodeon/Nick at Nite, TV Land, VH1, CMT: Country Music Television, and TNN, as well as The Digital Suite from MTV Networks, a package of thirteen digital services.
target: IFILM Corp.
IFILM is one of the leading video-entertainment destinations on the Web, with the largest collection of viral and user generated video along with channels of the best short films, TV clips, and music videos and action sports.
price ($mm)
$49
rev ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 7/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

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

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

Blue Ant Media, will purchase bold from Canadian Broadcast Corporation

synopsis: Blue Ant Media announced that the company has entered into an agreement to purchase digital specialty channel bold from the Canadian Broadcast Corporation (“CBC”). Acquiring bold will give Blue Ant another platform to engage audiences with unique entertainment content.
buyer: Blue Ant Media
Blue Ant Media is an integrated Canadian media company that creates and distributes great content in lifestyle, travel, documentary, music and entertainment categories. It owns specialty channels Travel+Escape, Bite TV and AUX TV along with four premium, commercial-free, high definition channels.
seller: Canadian Broadcast Corporation
Canadian Broadcast Corporation (CBC)/Radio-Canada is Canada's national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions. The Corporation is a leader in reaching Canadians on new platforms and delivers a comprehensive range of radio, television, Internet, and satellite-based services.
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closed 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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EV / EBITDA
closed 1/20/2014 via PR Newswire

Mandalay Sports Media, acquired Roadside Entertainment

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

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

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

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

synopsis: Rebellion Interactive has agreed to acquire the Moonbase Commander franchise from Atari, a multi-platform, global interactive entertainment and licensing company. MoonBase Commander® is a strategy computer game that puts players in charge of their own lunar territory in a quest to build the most powerful empire on the moon.
buyer: Rebellion Interactive Ltd.
Rebellion Interactive Ltd is one of Europe's leading game developers. They are the studio behind hit games such as Sniper Elite, Sniper Elite V2, Aliens vs. Predator, Rogue Trooper, and Star Wars Battlefront: Renegade Squadron.
seller: Atari, SA(ATA:$419.00)
Atari is a multi-platform, global interactive entertainment and licensing company. Atari's MoonBase Commander® is a strategy computer game that puts players in charge of their own lunar territory in a quest to build the most powerful empire on the moon.
price ($mm)
$0.10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 7/23/2012 via Market Watch

Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc, will acquire Classic Media Inc

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

UBC Media Group plc, acquired Above The Title Production Limited

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

Comcast Corporation, acquired NBC Universal

synopsis: Comcast Corporation and General Electric have closed their transaction to create a joint venture, NBCUniversal, LLC. NBC Universal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a motion picture company, significant television production operations, a television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks.
buyer: Comcast Corporation(CMCSA:$64,657.00)
Comcast Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a cable operator in the United States. It offers various consumer entertainment and communication products and services.
target parent: General Electric Company
target: NBC Universal
NBC Universal is one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience.
price($mm)[EV]
$13,750 [$22,850]*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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 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
closed 2/1/2006 via PR Newswire

Paramount Pictures, acquired Dreamworks SKG

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

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

synopsis: Barry Diller's e-commerce firm IAC/InterActiveCorp agreed to sell its 5.4% stake in Vivendi Universal Entertainment to NBC Universal for about $3.4 billion in cash, stock and advertising.
buyer parent:General Electric Company
buyer: National Broadcasting Co. Inc.
National Broadcasting Company, wholly owned by industrial behemoth General Electric, owns the NBC Television Network (#2 behind CBS), which serves 13 company-owned stations and more than 200 US affiliates. NBC also operates 24-hour cable channels CNBC and MSNBC.
target parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
target: Vivendi Universal Entertainment
NBC Universal is one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience.
price ($mm)
$3,295*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 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
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
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 4/15/2013 via BusinessWire

Scripps Networks Interactive Inc., acquired Asian Food Channel

synopsis: Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. is strengthening its competitive position in Asia with the acquisition of the Asian Food Channel (AFC), the region’s leading food-focused pay television network. Asia and the rapid growth in pay television households hold great promise for Scripps Networks Interactive and its international ambitions.
buyer parent:The E.W. Scripps Company
buyer: Scripps Networks Interactive Inc.(SNI:$2,067.16)
Scripps Networks Interactive is one of the world’s leading developers of lifestyle-oriented content for television and the Internet, generating more than 2,000 hours a year of original on-air programming. The company’s television programming can be seen in 170 countries across all seven continents.
target: Asian Food Channel
The Asian Food Channel (AFC) is the premier and leading food and lifestyle broadcaster based in the heart of Asia. Launched in mid-2005 into multiple territories across the region, AFC offers viewers insights into the world's top tables, top chefs and tantalising cuisines from around the globe.
price($mm)[EV]
$65 [$64]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/28/2012 via BNC Analysis

Discovery Communications, Inc., will acquire Takhayal Entertainment

synopsis: Cable networks firm Discovery Communications has agreed to acquire Dubai-based Takhayal Entertainment and its affiliates in Dubai and Egypt, including flagship TV network Fatafeat. The acquisition will also give Discovery access to the firm's library of cooking recipes and shows, as well as the company’s production facility.
buyer: Discovery Communications, Inc.(DISCA:$5,198.00)
Discovery Communications is the world's number 1 nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.8 billion cumulative subscribers in 209 countries and territories. Discovery is dedicated to satisfying curiosity through 149 worldwide television networks.
target: Takhayal Entertainment
Takhayal Entertainment is an Arab-owned diversified film production and satellite broadcast entertainment company that runs TV network Fatafeat. Fatafeat is the first 24-hour free-to-air cuisine television channel based in Dubai and broadcasting to 21 Arabic-speaking countries.
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Atari, SA
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.
year
2002
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$419.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.60
EBIT ($mm)
$8.30
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Ticker: BSE:532619
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
UTV Software Communications Limited
UTV Software Communications Limited
UTV Software Communications Ltd. is a leading media and entertainment company in India reaching more than 247 million consumers with a presence in motion pictures, television and interactive media.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$187.54
EBITDA ($mm)
$15.85
EBIT ($mm)
$14.24
Net Income ($mm)
$4.48
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Mirage Studios
The Mirage Group is a group of companies, including Mirage Studios, Inc., located in Northampton, Massachusetts, that owned and managed the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles property from its creation in 1984 through 2009.
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2009
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4
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Mojo Brands Media, LLC
Mojo Brands Media specializes in bilingual multiple-platform entertainment, news, and weather programming for broadcast affiliates and cable networks.
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New Wave Entertainment
New Wave Entertainment
New Wave Entertainment provides entertainment marketing and production services. It offers design, interactive, marketing, music, and production services. Its work includes 3D modeling and animation, behind-the-scenes, blu-ray and DVD games and menu design, blu-ray special features, and more.
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Zapruder's Other Films Pty Ltd.
Zapruder's Other Films Pty Ltd.
Zapruder's Other Films Pty Ltd. engages in television, film, and online content production. It markets and sells its products through book stores and DVD stores. The company was founded in 1989 and is based in Chippendale, Australia.
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Bertelsmann AG
Bertelsmann AG
Bertelsmann produces, serves and markets media. Their content is contributed by RTL Group, Random House, Gruner + Jahr, and also Arvato and Direct Group in more than 50 countries. Bertelsmann’s claim is to inspire people around the world with first-class media and communications offerings.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$21,183.31
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104286
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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
rev ($mm)
$6,302.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$457.07
EBIT ($mm)
$108.63
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Ticker: DISCA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Discovery Communications, Inc.
Discovery Communications, Inc.
Discovery Communications is the world's #1 pay-TV programmer, reaching 2.5 billion cumulative subscribers in over 220 countries and territories. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools, including an award-winning series of K-12 digital textbooks.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$5,198.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,184.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,978.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,010.00
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Ticker: MSG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Madison Square Garden Company
The Madison Square Garden Company is a fully integrated sports, media and entertainment business. It is comprised of three business segments: MSG Sports, MSG Media and MSG Entertainment, which are strategically aligned to work together to drive the Company's overall business.
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2014
rev ($mm)
$1,340.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$340.22
EBIT ($mm)
$251.09
Net Income ($mm)
$142.38
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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
rev ($mm)
$41.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.23
EBIT ($mm)
$6.18
Net Income ($mm)
$6.65
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Ticker: US:NLMP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
National Lampoon
National Lampoon
National Lampoon is and has been one of the leading brands in comedy for the last 30 years. National Lampoon is active in a broad array of entertainment activities, including feature films, television programming, interactive entertainment, home video, comedy audio CDs and book publishing.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$7.44
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.22)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.49)
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24
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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
rev ($mm)
$0.04
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.74)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.79)
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