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announced 8/5/2010 via Yahoo, Inc.

Rogers Media Inc., will acquire BV! Media

synopsis: Rogers Media Inc. has struck a deal to acquire Montreal-based Internet advertising company BV! Media Inc. for $25 million in cash. BV! Media is a leading Canadian Internet advertising network and is the publisher of the Branchez-Vous! news and information portal, which has wide use in Quebec.
buyer parent: Rogers Communications Inc.
buyer: Rogers Media Inc.
Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications Inc., operates Rogers Broadcasting and Rogers Publishing. Rogers Broadcasting has 51 AM and FM radio stations across Canada. Rogers Publishing produces many well-known consumer magazines. "
target: BV! Media
BV! Media operates an Internet advertising network with over 400 sites. It is also a publisher of the BRANCHEZ-VOUS! portal, which produces and commercializes French-language Internet content.
price ($mm)[EV]
$24 [$23]
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
13.0x
closed 5/16/2008 via

Cox Enterprises Inc., acquired Adify Corporation

synopsis: Media conglomerate Cox Enterprises Inc., betting its future on Internet advertising as newspaper and television audiences shrink, plans to spend $300 million to buy a startup that helps Web sites pool their ad space. The all-cash deal with Adify Corp. represents the latest evolution for the Cox media company.
buyer: Cox Enterprises Inc.
Cox Enterprises is a leading communications, media and automotive services company. With revenues exceeding $15 billion and more than 77,000 employees, the company's major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications, Inc., Manheim, Inc., Cox Media Group, Inc., and AutoTrader.com. "
target: Adify Corporation
Adify's Build Your Own Network technology capitalizes on the fragmentation of the Internet, offering marketers the reach of a branded network with the quality of a premier property buy. Adify customers can rapidly assemble and manage highly targeted ad networks with little or no upfront cost.
price ($mm)
$300
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
42.9x
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/26/2007 via PR Newswire

Microsoft Business Solutions, will acquire AdECN, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft Corp. has agreed to acquire AdECN, Inc., an advertising exchange platform company based near Santa Barbara, Calif. AdECN's technology serves as a hub where advertising networks can come together in a neutral, real-time auction marketplace for buying and selling display advertising.
buyer parent: Microsoft Corporation
buyer: Microsoft Business Solutions (:$0.00)
Microsoft Business Solutions, the software giant's enterprise software division, offers a wide range of software applications for small and midsized businesses. "
target: AdECN, Inc.
AdECN is the only real-time, auction-based, neutral exchange for buying and selling online display advertising. AdECN, Inc. is a privately held, venture-backed company based in Santa Barbara, California.
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closed 8/18/2009 via Market Wire

Cascadia Investments, Inc., acquired PharmADS.com

synopsis: Cascadia Investments, Inc announces the acquisition of www.pharmads.com, a boutique advertising network specifically designed for use by advertisers and publishers of pharmaceutical-related brands, sites, and products.
buyer: Cascadia Investments, Inc. (CDIV:$0.00)
Cascadia Investments, Inc. is a publicly traded, real estate development company operating in the Pacific Northwest. "
target: PharmADS.com
PharmAds is a boutique ad network specifically designed for use by advertisers and publishers with pharmaceutical related brands, sites, or products.
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closed 7/8/2009 via PR Newswire

Health Club Media Network, acquired Alloy Fitness Network

synopsis: Health Club Media Network (HCMN), the nation's largest provider of advertising and marketing opportunities for national brands in health clubs, announced its acquisition of the Alloy Fitness Network from Alloy Media + Marketing.
buyer: Health Club Media Network
Founded in 1995, HCMN (formerly the Health Club Panel Network) has grown to become the largest and most reputable player in the field of health club advertising and marketing. HCMN's exclusive network now extends to nearly 4,000 clubs across 49 states and 120+ DMAs. "
target parent: Alloy Media + Marketing
target: Alloy Fitness Network
Alloy Fitness Network is a leading health club advertising network with over 3000 physical media placements in over 700 health clubs across the US.
price ($mm)
$0.14
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closed 7/25/2018 via Company Press Release

Ziff Davis B2B, acquired Revenu8 Inc

synopsis: Ziff Davis, a j2 Global Company, has completed the acquisition of Revenu8, an innovative media company, bringing news, views, and research-based, unbiased content to the MarTech, HRTech & IT space with its 3 flagship properties: MarTech Advisor, HR Technologist, and ReadITQuik respectively. Revenu8 joins Ziff Davis B2B, the B2B unit at Ziff Davis.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Ziff Davis B2B
Ziff Davis B2B is a leading provider of marketing and technology services for B2B media and lead generation in verticals across industries and geographies. Ziff Davis B2B is part of j2 Global’s Ziff Davis digital media division comprised of highly acclaimed websites. "
target: Revenu8 Inc
Revenu8 has established itself as an innovative media company, bringing news, views, and research-based, unbiased content to the MarTech, HRTech and IT space with its 3 flagship properties: MarTech Advisor, HR Technologist, and ReadITQuik respectively.
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closed 5/17/2006 via BusinessWire

America Online, Inc., acquired Lightningcast Inc.

synopsis: AOL LLC today announced that it has acquired broadband video advertising innovator Lightningcast, Inc. of Washington, D.C. AOL's acquisition agreement with Lightningcast is dated May 5th, and closed on May 17th. Financial terms were not disclosed. Lightningcast was previously privately held.
buyer parent: Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: America Online, Inc. (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL’s business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers. "
target: Lightningcast Inc.
In 1999 the founders of Lightningcast recognized that advertising on the broadband Internet would be very different from advertising on the narrowband Internet. The paradigm would likely be broadcast rather than print. The interface would likely be a player and not a webpage.
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closed 5/14/2007 via Company Press Release

New York Publishing Group, Inc., acquired Adotas, Inc.

synopsis: It was announced that New York Publishing Group (NYPG) has purchased Adotas, an advertising industry website and newsletter. Pesach Lattin, founder of Adotas and CEO of professional interactive ad/sales organization Vizi|Media, made the announcement this morning.
buyer: New York Publishing Group, Inc.
New York Publishing Group, lead by industry veteran and columnist Robert Regular, is a new and innovative publishing company focused on online content and events. "
target: Adotas, Inc.
ADOTAS is the premier interactive advertising publication on the web, reaching over 100,000 advertising professionals weekly. Our emphasis is on providing the best information on media buying and media planning to the interactive community, delivered by the foremost experts in the field.
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closed 9/18/2013 via BNC Analysis

NewBay Media LLC, acquired Signage solutions

synopsis: NewBay Media has acquired the assets of Signage Solutions from Partners Publishing, including the magazine’s web assets, editorial content, and subscriber lists. Signage Solutions is a technology and solution resource for digital signage, digital out-of-home, mobile and place-based digital networks.
buyer parent: Wicks Group of Companies
buyer: NewBay Media LLC
NewBay Media is the leading information and marketing solutions provider for the Pro Audio, Broadcast and Video, Music, AV/Consumer Electronics and Education markets. NewBay delivers its premier content through their award-winning portfolio of integrated platforms. "
target parent: Partners Publishing
target: Signage Solutions
Signage Solutions is a technology and solution resource for digital signage, digital out-of-home, mobile and place-based digital networks. Signage Solutions also produces a bi-monthly magazine devoted 100% to digital signage, digital out-of-home and place based networks.
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closed 9/19/2018 via Company Press Release

M6 Publicité, acquired Ctzar | Sociaddict

synopsis: M6 Publicité, the advertising sales house of Groupe M6, has acquired a majority stake in Ctzar and its Sociaddict international network of over 15,000 influencers. Paris-based Ctzar | Sociaddict is comprised of Ctzar, an elite agency for tailor-made influence campaigns, and Sociaddict, an opt-in influencer platform.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
buyer: M6 Publicité
M6 Publicité is the advertising agency of Groupe M6. Since the launch of the channel in 1987, M6 Publicité accompanies the evolution of the M6 ​​Groupe and markets the advertising, sponsorship, special operations and licenses of the group's brands. "
target: Ctzar | Sociaddict
Paris-based Ctzar | Sociaddict is comprised of Ctzar, an elite agency for tailor-made influence campaigns, and Sociaddict, an opt-in influencer platform. Ctzar provides brand content, experience, ePR, brand ambassador and artistic collaboration.
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closed 4/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

NetMediaGroup, acquired Editialis

synopsis: NetMediaGroup, a business to business media group, announces the acquisition of Editialis, a multi-media communications group highly recognized for its print and digital publishing activities, content production and BtoB events.
buyer: NetMediaGroup
NetMediaGroup is a business to business media group for IT decision makers, such as Silicon, ITespresso, ZDNET.de, etc., and for the Digital ecosystem. They are a leader in building brands through transactional marketing. "
target: Editialis
Based in France, the Editialis group is designed to support decision-makers in their professional performance. The Editialis group offers advertisers unparalleled audience hubs to get in touch with marketing and commercial decision-makers.
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announced 7/22/2014 via Company Press Release

LinkedIn Corporation, will acquire Bizo, Inc.

synopsis: LinkedIn has agreed to acquire Bizo, the world's first targeted B2B audience targeting platform and advertising network, and currently reaches more than 45 million targeted business people across thousands of sites on the web. Bizo has created a new approach to online B2B marketing with precise ad targeting that's based on a prospect's bizographic.
buyer: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn connects the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful. With approximately 277 million members worldwide, including executives from every Fortune 500 company, LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network on the Internet. "
target: Bizo, Inc.
Bizo, Inc. is the world's first targeted B2B audience targeting platform and advertising network, and currently reaches more than 45 million targeted business people across thousands of sites on the web.
price ($mm)
$175
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closed 2/29/2012 via BNC Analysis

Aktiv Digital, acquired Admax Network Pte Ltd.

synopsis: Mumbai-based online ad network and audience measurement provider Komli Media India Pvt Ltd has acquired Admax Network, a South-east Asian digital media network, for an undisclosed amount. Admax has presence in markets like Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
buyer parent: Komli Media India Pvt. Ltd.
buyer: Aktiv Digital
Aktiv Digital provides digital media solutions for publishers, advertising agencies, and advertisers in the Asia-Pacific market. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Singapore with additional offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Malaysia, and China. "
target parent: Softbank Corporation
target: Admax Network Pte Ltd.
Established in 2006, Admax Network is the largest online advertising network in Southeast Asia with offices in Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam. Its network combines over 4,600 of the top local and international websites.
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closed 12/14/2011 via BusinessWire

Yahoo! Inc., acquired interclick, inc.

synopsis: Yahoo! Inc. has completed its tender offer for the outstanding shares of interclick, inc. interclick’s proprietary advertising and technology solutions enable it to dramatically improve data targeted solutions and optimized returns for advertisers.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is the premier digital media company, creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. "
target: interclick, inc.
interCLICK.com operates the interCLICK Network, a highly targeted contextual marketing network designed to balance the interests of publishers, advertisers and users. The interCLICK Network combines advanced contextual awareness technology with a large base of top tier publisher sites.
price ($mm)[EV]
$227 [$220]
rev ($mm)
$128
EBITDA ($mm)
$11
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
23.6x
closed 9/14/2011 via Market Wire

Exponential Interactive Inc., acquired Adotube, Inc.

synopsis: Exponential Interactive Inc., the owner of global online advertising provider Tribal Fusion and engagement video solution Firefly Video, has completed the acquisition of AdoTube, a centralized end-to-end digital video solution offering publishers and advertisers easy and efficient access to proprietary in-stream video advertising.
buyer: Exponential Interactive Inc.
Exponential Interactive Inc. is a technology-enabled media company that delivers innovative products and services. From premium publishers and CPM advertisers to performance marketing and highly engaging video solutions, Exponential delivers results for online advertisers. "
target: Adotube, Inc.
AdoTube™ is the leading global in-stream advertising technology company. AdoTube's powerful and flexible technology provides a centralized end-to-end digital video solution offering publishers and advertisers easy and efficient access to in-stream video advertising across all media platforms.
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closed 8/16/2011 via BusinessWire

IgnitionOne, Inc., acquired AdJug Ltd

synopsis: IgnitionOne, an international digital marketing technology and solutions company, has acquired AdJug, a leading display advertising exchange for unsold premium inventory. The two companies will integrate their technologies to provide marketers with a solution that simplifies the buying, targeting and measurement of online advertising.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: IgnitionOne, Inc.
IgnitionOne is the world’s first closed loop Digital Marketing Suite, offering multiple solutions to improve online performance within a single interface. Solutions include ad management, cross-channel attribution and on-site optimization all through a single, simple-to-implement website tag. "
target parent: Hubert Burda Media
target: AdJug Ltd
AdJug Ltd., based in London, Munich and Bangalore, is the largest and longest-running transparent display ad Exchange for premium unsold inventory in Europe. The AdJug Exchange serves three billion+ ad impressions per month to more than 67 million unique users per month.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 6/8/2011 via GlobeNewswire

SoundBite Communications, Inc., acquired SmartReply, Inc.

synopsis: SoundBite Communications, Inc., a leading global provider of cloud-based proactive customer communications solutions, announced the acquisition of key assets of SmartReply, a mobile marketing pioneer. The acquisition advances SoundBite's position in mobile marketing and significantly expands its penetration in the retail vertical.
buyer: SoundBite Communications, Inc. (SDBT:$48.07)
SoundBite Communications is a leading global provider of cloud-based, multi-channel proactive customer communications solutions designed to transform the way organizations communicate throughout the customer lifecycle to build trusted, lifelong and profitable relationships. "
target: SmartReply, Inc.
SmartReply is North America’s largest mobile marketing and mobile advertising provider, with the most comprehensive multi-channel solutions in the industry. SmartReply delivers mobile marketing solutions for approximately 40 companies, including many of the top retail brands in North America.
price ($mm)
$2.56
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closed 6/7/2011 via PR Newswire

Batanga, Inc., acquired Adfunky

synopsis: Batanga, Inc., the largest independent digital media company serving the U.S. Hispanic and Latin American markets, announced the acquisition of Adfunky, a fast growing ad network and digital media company founded by Internet veterans to boost the results of advertisers, agencies and publishers.
buyer: Batanga, Inc.
Batanga, Inc. is the largest independent digital media company serving the U.S. Hispanic and Latin American markets. Its holdings include Batanga Network and Batanga.com. Batanga Network reaches the most U.S. Hispanics online, across all categories and demographics. "
target: Adfunky
Based in Argentina, Adfunky is a fast growing ad network and digital media company founded by Internet veterans to boost the results of advertisers, agencies and publishers. The company does business globally with a special focus in Latin America.
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closed 4/11/2011 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired Jingle Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Marchex, Inc. has announced the acquisition of Jingle Networks, adding an important and growing source of mobile distribution to its call advertising network. Jingle Networks is one of the leading providers of mobile voice search performance advertising and technology solutions in North America.
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex’s mission is to unlock local commerce globally by helping advertisers reach customers through the phone when they are ready to buy. The company's performance-based call advertising products are reinventing how businesses acquire and upsell new customers through phone calls. "
target: Jingle Networks, Inc.
Jingle Networks is one of the leading providers of mobile voice search performance advertising and technology solutions in North America. Jingle Networks’ core business is providing performance advertising solutions to mobile carriers and mobile network operators.
price ($mm)[EV]
$24 [$24]
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/4/2011 via PR Newswire

Reply! Inc., acquired adHUBS Inc.

synopsis: Reply.com, the leading auction marketplace for the acquisition of locally-targeted and category specific customer prospects, has announced the acquisition of adHUBs Inc., a leading publisher of mobile applications.
buyer: Reply! Inc.
Reply.com operates a proprietary auction marketplace that enables advertisers to acquire locally-targeted and category-specific customer prospects on a cost-per-Enhanced Click™ or cost-per-lead basis. "
target: adHUBS Inc.
adHUBS Inc. is a leading publisher of mobile applications. adHUBs has grown rapidly and currently offers over 1000 apps for iPhone and Android devices. Over 3.5 million adHUBs apps have been downloaded.
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announced 8/5/2010 via Yahoo, Inc.

Rogers Media Inc., will acquire BV! Media

synopsis: Rogers Media Inc. has struck a deal to acquire Montreal-based Internet advertising company BV! Media Inc. for $25 million in cash. BV! Media is a leading Canadian Internet advertising network and is the publisher of the Branchez-Vous! news and information portal, which has wide use in Quebec.
buyer parent: Rogers Communications Inc.
buyer: Rogers Media Inc.
Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications Inc., operates Rogers Broadcasting and Rogers Publishing. Rogers Broadcasting has 51 AM and FM radio stations across Canada. Rogers Publishing produces many well-known consumer magazines. "
target: BV! Media
BV! Media operates an Internet advertising network with over 400 sites. It is also a publisher of the BRANCHEZ-VOUS! portal, which produces and commercializes French-language Internet content.
price ($mm)[EV]
$24 [$23]
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
13.0x
closed 5/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Rogers Media Inc., acquired Pacific Content

synopsis: Rogers Media, Canada’s largest provider of wireless communications services, acquired Pacific Content, Canada's leading branded-content podcast company that produces original and award-winning podcasts for clients across North America.
buyer parent: Rogers Communications Inc.
buyer: Rogers Media Inc.
Rogers Media is Canada's diverse media and content company that engages more than 30 million people each week. The company’s multimedia offerings include 56 radio stations, 29 local TV stations, 23 conventional and specialty television stations, 7 magazines, podcasts and sporting events. "
target: Pacific Content
Pacific Content is Canada's award-winning podcast agency working passionately at the intersection of brand strategy and high-quality audio storytelling. Their work connects brands to listeners in a real way with content they will love.
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announced 3/20/2019 via GlobeNewswire

St. Joseph Communications, will purchase Publishing Division from Rogers Media Inc.

synopsis: St. Joseph Communications is to acquire all seven of Rogers Media’s consumer print and digital magazine brands including Maclean’s, Chatelaine (English and French), Today’s Parent, HELLO! Canada, digital publications FLARE and Canadian Business, as well as the company’s Custom Content business.
buyer: St. Joseph Communications
St. Joseph Communications (SJC) is Canada's largest privately owned print, media and communications company. Whether the channel is mobile, online, print, bricks-and-mortar, or all of the above, SJC creates integrated cross-platform content solutions that deliver a seamless brand experience. "
seller parent: Rogers Communications Inc.
seller: Rogers Media Inc.
The acquisition includes all seven of Rogers Media’s consumer print and digital magazine brands including Maclean’s, Chatelaine (English and French), Today’s Parent, HELLO! Canada, digital publications FLARE and Canadian Business, as well as the company’s Custom Content business.
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closed 11/29/2018 via Company Press Release

Ratehub.ca, acquired MoneySense Magazine

synopsis: Ratehub.ca, an online comparison platform for financial products in Canada, has acquired MoneySense from Rogers Media, a Canadian broadcasting company. MoneySense is an online personal finance and lifestyle magazine in Canada. MoneySense's articles provide readers with information on how to save, spend, earn, and invest their money.
buyer: Ratehub.ca
Ratehub.ca is an online comparison platform for mortgage rates, credit cards, deposits, and insurance offered by Canada’s major banks, neighbourhood credit unions, and brokers. They allow Canadians to compare thousands of rates from hundreds of providers with just a few easy clicks. "
target parent: Rogers Communications Inc.
target: MoneySense Magazine
Founded in 1999, MoneySense is an online personal finance and lifestyle magazine in Canada. Targeting both men and women, MoneySense's personal finance articles provide readers with information on how to save, spend, earn, and invest their money.
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announced 4/26/2017 via CNW Group

Rogers Media Inc., will acquire CISL 650 AM

synopsis: Newfoundland Capital Corporation (Newcap Radio) announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell its Vancouver AM station, CISL 650, to Rogers Media Inc. CISL 650 AM is a Vancouver, Canada radio station that plays "Smooth & Easy" music hits and great talk shows for active Baby Boomers.
buyer parent: Rogers Communications Inc.
buyer: Rogers Media Inc.
Rogers Media harnesses the power of best-in-class content, dynamic cross-platform flexibility and unparalleled amplification to tell and share stories. Rogers Media is engaged in radio and television broadcasting, sports, televised and online shopping, magazines, and digital media. "
target parent: Newcap Radio
target: CISL 650 AM
CISL 650 AM is a Vancouver, Canada radio station that plays "Smooth & Easy" music hits and great talk shows for active Baby Boomers.
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closed 11/9/2016 via BNC Analysis

Brunico Communications, purchased Marketing, CARD, and NLA from Rogers Media Inc.

synopsis: Brunico Communications announced that it has acquired certain assets relating to the marketing segment of Rogers Media‘s publication business, including Marketing, CARDonline (CARD) and the National List of Advertisers (NLA). Marketing is a magazine and conference for the advertising industry. CARD and NLA are databases for media buyers.
buyer: Brunico Communications
Brunico Communications is a business-to-business publishing and events company, serving the Canadian marketing and media community and the global entertainment industry. "
seller parent: Rogers Communications Inc.
seller: Rogers Media Inc.
Rogers Media's Marketing brand launched in 1908 and includes a quarterly magazine, online daily news and annual conferences and events for the advertising industry. CARD and NLA are databases designed to help media agencies and advertisers make informed media buying decisions.
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announced 9/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

Rogers Media Inc., will acquire Country 107.3 and Easy 101

synopsis: Rogers Media announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Tillsonburg Broadcasting Company Limited ("TBCL"), which owns the radio broadcasting licenses CJDL-FM (Country 107.3) and CKOT-FM (Easy 101). The two brands service the greater Southwestern Ontario area - including Tillsonburg.
buyer parent: Rogers Communications Inc.
buyer: Rogers Media Inc.
Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications, is a diversified leading Canadian media company that engages in television and radio broadcasting, publishing, digital, and sports entertainment. Rogers Broadcasting has 51 AM and FM radio stations across Canada. "
target: Country 107.3 and Easy 101
Tillsonburg Broadcasting Company Limited ("TBCL") owns the radio broadcasting licenses CJDL-FM (Country 107.3) and CKOT-FM (Easy 101). The two brands service the greater Southwestern Ontario area - including Tillsonburg, Canada,
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closed 10/19/2012 via PR Newswire

Rogers Media Inc., acquired Score Media Inc.

synopsis: Rogers Media Inc. has acquired all of the outstanding shares of Score Media Inc., and wholly owns theScore Television Network and related television assets. The acquisition of Score Media does not include its digital media business, including theScore.com website and mobile applications.
buyer parent: Rogers Communications Inc.
buyer: Rogers Media Inc.
Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications, is a diversified leading Canadian media company that engages in television and radio broadcasting, publishing, digital, and sports entertainment. Rogers Broadcasting has 55 AM and FM radio stations across Canada. "
target: Score Media Inc. (SCRFF:$47.40)
Score Media is a media company committed to delivering interactive and authentic sports entertainment. Score Media’s primary asset, theScore Television Network, is a national specialty television service providing sports news, information, highlights and live event programming.
price ($mm)
$167
rev ($mm)
$49
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
38.3x
announced 1/18/2012 via BNC Analysis

Rogers Media Inc., will acquire Saskatchewan Communications Network

synopsis: Toronto-based broadcaster Rogers Media unveiled a revised deal to acquire 100% of the publicly-funded educational broadcaster, Saskatchewan Communications Network, after Ontario-based Bluepoint Investment Corp., which acquired SCN a year ago, decided to cash out.
buyer parent: Rogers Communications Inc.
buyer: Rogers Media Inc.
Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications Inc., operates Rogers Broadcasting and Rogers Publishing. Rogers Broadcasting has 51 AM and FM radio stations across Canada. Rogers Publishing produces many well-known consumer magazines. "
target parent: Bluepoint Investment Corporation
target: Saskatchewan Communications Network
Saskatchewan Communications Network ("SCN") is an educational broadcaster in that province. SCN provides commercial-free educational programming from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.
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announced 8/5/2010 via Yahoo, Inc.

Rogers Media Inc., will acquire BV! Media

synopsis: Rogers Media Inc. has struck a deal to acquire Montreal-based Internet advertising company BV! Media Inc. for $25 million in cash. BV! Media is a leading Canadian Internet advertising network and is the publisher of the Branchez-Vous! news and information portal, which has wide use in Quebec.
buyer parent: Rogers Communications Inc.
buyer: Rogers Media Inc.
Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications Inc., operates Rogers Broadcasting and Rogers Publishing. Rogers Broadcasting has 51 AM and FM radio stations across Canada. Rogers Publishing produces many well-known consumer magazines. "
target: BV! Media
BV! Media operates an Internet advertising network with over 400 sites. It is also a publisher of the BRANCHEZ-VOUS! portal, which produces and commercializes French-language Internet content.
price ($mm)[EV]
$24 [$23]
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$13
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
13.0x
announced 7/6/2007 via PR Newswire

Rogers Media Inc., will acquire Multivan Broadcast Corporation

synopsis: Rogers Media and Multivan Broadcast Corporation today announced an agreement under which Rogers Broadcasting, a Rogers Media subsidiary, will acquire Vancouver based multicultural television station Channel M.
buyer parent: Rogers Communications Inc.
buyer: Rogers Media Inc.
Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications Inc., operates Rogers Broadcasting and Rogers Publishing. Rogers Broadcasting has 51 AM and FM radio stations across Canada. Rogers Publishing produces many well-known consumer magazines. "
target: Multivan Broadcast Corporation
Channel M is a free over-the-air TV station broadcasting to Vancouver extended market viewers. The locally-owned station features newscasts in Cantonese, Mandarin and Punjabi, as well as programming in more than 20 different languages and 65 hours a week of top-rated English language programming.
price ($mm)
$68
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closed 10/31/2007 via

Rogers Media Inc., purchased CITY-TV, CHMI-TV, CKEM-TV, CKAL-TV and CKVU-TV from CTVglobemedia Inc.

synopsis: Rogers Media and CTVglobemedia Inc. announced an agreement under which Rogers Broadcasting, a Rogers Media subsidiary, would acquire five Citytv conventional television stations from CTVglobemedia Inc.
buyer parent: Rogers Communications Inc.
buyer: Rogers Media Inc.
Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications Inc., operates Rogers Broadcasting and Rogers Publishing. Rogers Broadcasting has 51 AM and FM radio stations across Canada. Rogers Publishing produces many well-known consumer magazines. "
seller: CTVglobemedia Inc.
CTVglobemedia is one of Canada's premier multi-media companies with ownership interests in CTV Inc. and The Globe and Mail. CTV Inc. operates 21 conventional television stations across Canada and has interests in 15 specialty channels.
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$441
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announced 2/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Apollo Global Management, will acquire Cox Media Group, Inc.

synopsis: Cox Enterprises Inc. announced that it has reached an agreement with funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC to buy a majority interest in Cox Media Group's broadcast television stations, including the company's radio, newspaper and TV properties in Ohio.
buyer: Apollo Global Management (NYSE:APO:$5,981.01)
Apollo is a leading global alternative investment manager. Apollo has assets of approximately $280 billion in private equity, credit and real assets funds invested across a core group of nine industries where Apollo has considerable knowledge and resources. "
target parent: Cox Enterprises Inc.
target: Cox Media Group, Inc.
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company's operations include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers and non-daily publications.
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announced 4/11/2018 via PR Newswire

Digital Colony, will acquire Digita Oy

synopsis: Digital Colony, a global investment firm, has agreed to acquire Digita Oy from First State Investments. Digita transmits radio and television programs to nearly everyone living in every corner of Finland. Digita also applies the latest digital technology in order to develop versatile online television and radio services.
buyer parent: Colony NorthStar, Inc.
buyer: Digital Colony
Digital Colony is a global investment firm focused on enabling the next generation of mobile and internet infrastructure. Digital Colony is a joint venture between Digital Bridge Holdings, LLC, a leading owner and operator of digital infrastructure businesses and Colony NorthStar, Inc. "
target parent: Commonwealth Bank of Australia
target: Digita Oy
Digita transmits radio and television programs to nearly everyone living in every corner of Finland every day of the year. Digita also applies the latest digital technology in order to develop and offer versatile online television and radio services.
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closed 10/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

ITV Studios Limited, acquired Cattleya SpA

synopsis: In its latest acquisition, UK-based ITV Studios has taken a majority stake in Italian indie Cattleya. Cattleya has established itself as Italy’s leading independent production company. The company has produced over fifty feature films, television series and miniseries and has been nominated for and won numerous awards.
buyer parent: ITV plc
buyer: ITV Studios Limited
ITV Studios is the UK's biggest production company with sales & distribution, consumer products and production on a global scale. ITV Studios has been entertaining audiences for over 50 years. They work closely with content partners, licensees and brand owners to produce superb content. "
target: Cattleya SpA
Cattleya has established itself as Italy’s leading independent production company. The company has produced over fifty feature films, television series and miniseries and has been nominated for and won numerous awards.
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announced 10/2/2017 via Company Press Release

De Persgroep NV, will acquire Medialaan NV

synopsis: De Persgroep announced that it will increase its ownership in Medialaan to 100% by acquiring the 50% stake held by Roularta Media Group. Medialaan is a Belgian media company that operates radio and television broadcasting stations, which includes the brands VTM, Q2, Vitaya, CAZ, VTMKZOOM, KADET, Stievie FREE, Qmusic, and Joe.
buyer: De Persgroep NV
De Persgroep is a media and publishing company. De Persgroep is an active publisher of newspapers, magazines and new media, and the group also operates television and radio stations. "
target parent: Roularta Media Group NV
target: Medialaan NV
Medialaan is a Belgian media company that operates radio and television broadcasting stations. Medialaan is the parent company to the television and radio brands VTM, Q2, Vitaya, CAZ, VTMKZOOM, KADET, Stievie FREE, Qmusic, and Joe.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$339
EBITDA ($mm)
$64
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
0.0x
closed 7/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

Norsan Media, purchased 4 Radio and 2 TV Stations from Jabar Communications

synopsis: Norsan Media has closed on the purchase of four radio stations and two TV stations from Thomas B. Daniels and Limited, Inc. (Jabar Communications). The stations include WJNI(AM), WJNI-LD, WAZS-LD, WZJY, W239AL, And W280EX and are based in North Charleston, SC.
buyer parent: Norsan Group
buyer: Norsan Media
Founded in 2004 by Norberto Sanchez, Norsan Media operates radio and TV stations, including Estrella TV Charlotte, the only local Spanish-language TV station in the Charlotte, NC market. "
seller: Jabar Communications
The four radio stations and two TV stations include WJNI(AM), WJNI-LD, WAZS-LD, WZJY, W239AL, and W280EX. They are based in North Charleston, SC and owned by Thomas B. Daniels.
price ($mm)
$0.85
rev ($mm)
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announced 12/17/2015 via Market Wire

Stingray Digital Media Group, will acquire iConcerts

synopsis: Stingray Digital Group Inc., a leading business-to-business multiplatform music provider, announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Swiss-based iConcerts, a TV channel dedicated solely to live music currently distributed to more than 100 Pay-TV and OTT operators in 85 countries.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$199.89)
Stingray is a leading business-to-business multi-platform music and in-store media solutions provider operating on a global scale, reaching an estimated 135 million Pay-TV subscribers (or households) in 127 countries. "
target: iConcerts
iConcerts is the first digital entertainment channel dedicated 100% to live music. The multi-media platform is available in 85 countries and in over 250 million households worldwide.
price ($mm)
$7.17
rev ($mm)
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closed 8/3/2015 via BusinessWire

Go 96.3 Radio, acquired BringMeTheNews

synopsis: Go 96.3 Radio, a locally owned Minnesota modern music radio station and subsidiary of the Pohlad Companies, announced that it has acquired BringMeTheNews, a web-based news delivery service focusing on local news. BringMeTheNews was developed in 2009 to be a premier curator and distributor of local and national news.
buyer parent: Pohlad Companies
buyer: Go 96.3 Radio
Go 96.3 Radio is a Minnesota-based FM radio station that airs modern music and is the home of Minnesota Twins baseball. It is a subsidiary of the Pohlad Companies. "
target: BringMeTheNews
BringMeTheNews is a leading provider of important Minnesota news and information in a growing network of media outlets including radio stations, magazines and websites.
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announced 3/13/2015 via Market Wire

TiVo Inc., will acquire Aereo, Inc.

synopsis: TiVo Inc., a leader in the advanced television entertainment market, announced that it had received approval from a U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge to acquire certain assets of Aereo. Aereo is a technology company that provides consumers access to LIVE HD broadcast television on the Internet through use of its remote integrated antenna/DVR technology.
buyer: TiVo Inc. (TIVO:$661.39)
TiVo Inc. is a global leader in next-generation television services. TiVo's innovative cloud-based SaaS solutions enable viewers to consume content across all screens in and out-of-the home. "
target: Aereo, Inc.
Aereo is a technology company that provides consumers access to LIVE HD broadcast television on the Internet through use of its remote integrated antenna/DVR technology. Aereo allows users to watch live broadcast television and pause, rewind and fast-forward any program that they are watching.
price ($mm)
$1.00
rev ($mm)
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closed 4/1/2015 via PR Newswire

Journal Broadcast Group, Inc. merged with The E.W. Scripps Company,

synopsis: The E.W. Scripps Company and Journal Communications have merged their broadcast operations. The merged company will retain The E.W. Scripps Company name, and the Scripps family shareholders will continue to have voting control. The company will have approximately 4,000 employees across its television, radio and digital media operations.
buyer: The E.W. Scripps Company (SSP:$1,599.45)
The E.W. Scripps Company serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of television, print and digital media brands. Scripps owns 21 local television stations as well as daily newspapers in 13 markets across the United States. "
target parent: Journal Communications Inc.
target: Journal Broadcast Group, Inc.
Journal Broadcast Group owns and operates or provides services to 14 television stations and 35 radio stations in 11 states. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, it is the broadcast business of Journal Communications Inc.
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announced 6/30/2014 via BNC Analysis

De Persgroep NV, will acquire Mecom Group PLC

synopsis: De Persgroep, will acquire all of the issued and to be issued share capital of Mecom, a leading European regional publisher. The primary focus of Mecom’s business is in regional newspapers. In addition Mecom operates national titles and associated media in magazines, television, radio, on-line and direct marketing.
buyer: De Persgroep NV
De Persgroep aims to operate newspapers, magazines, television and radio broadcasters and electronic media that gradually grow into the strongest media brands in their market segments. "
target: Mecom Group PLC (LSE:MEC:$1,006.28)
Mecom is a leading European regional publisher. The primary focus of Mecom’s business is in regional newspapers. In addition Mecom operates national titles and associated media in magazines, television, radio, on-line and direct marketing.
price ($mm)[EV]
$322 [$376]
rev ($mm)
$1,113
EBITDA ($mm)
$109
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
3.5x
announced 6/9/2014 via BusinessWire

Eros International Plc, will acquire Techzone

synopsis: Eros International Plc, a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry announced that it has signed a Term Sheet to acquire a controlling stake in Techzone, a leading Mobile Value Added Services provider for telecom operator based in India for an undisclosed sum.
buyer: Eros International Plc (EROS:$196.38)
Eros International Plc is a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry that acquires, co-produces and distributes Indian films across all available formats such as cinema, television and digital new media. "
target: Techzone
Techzone is operational in over 14 countries and has over 225 employees. The company is an end-to-end mobile partner with presence across Indian telecom operators and platforms. Techzone has been a pioneer in introducing digital innovative products like reality shows, movies and magic voice.
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closed 5/1/2014 via BNC Analysis

The Baltimore Sun, purchased 2 Newspapers from Landmark Media Enterprises, LLC

synopsis: The Baltimore Sun Media Group has acquired Capital-Gazette Communications and Landmark Community Newspapers of Maryland from Landmark Media Enterprises LLC, a move that will bring two major community newspapers and their affiliates under the Sun’s purview.
buyer parent: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
buyer: The Baltimore Sun
The Baltimore Sun Media Group (BSMG) publishes The Baltimore Sun and baltimoresun.com. In print and online, BSMG reaches 1.1 million readers each week in the Baltimore area, making it the region's most widely read source of news and information. BSMG is owned by Tribune Corporation. "
seller: Landmark Media Enterprises, LLC
Landmark Media Enterprises owns and operates Capital-Gazette Communications, which publishes The Capital, the Maryland Gazette, Crofton-West County Gazette, among others; and Landmark Community Newspapers of Maryland, which includes the Carroll County Times, Community Times, and more.
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closed 11/26/2013 via Reuters

Gazprom-Media, acquired Prof-Media Management LLC

synopsis: Media arm of state-controlled Gazprom bought mining tycoon Vladimir Potanin's Profmedia. Through the deal, the former Soviet gas ministry that is now Russia's largest company by revenue, will add TV and radio stations, cinemas and film production and distribution assets to a sprawling portfolio that it has built up around commercial TV channel NTV.
buyer parent: Gazprom
buyer: Gazprom-Media
Gazprom-Media Holding comprises television, radio, printing press, cinema production, advertising, movie theaters and internet assets. The company was founded on January 21, 1998. Gazprom-Media Holding is one of the largest media holdings in Russia and Europe. "
target: 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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$521
EBITDA ($mm)
$129
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
0.0x
closed 10/4/2013 via Company Press Release

OTA Broadcasting LLC, purchased KMIR-TV and MY 13 KPSE-LP from Journal Broadcast Group, Inc.

synopsis: Journal Broadcast Group announced that it has agreed to sell KMIR-TV and My 13 KPSE-LP to Virginia-based OTA Broadcasting LLC. KMIR-TV is the NBC-affiliated television station for the Inland Empire's Coachella Valley. MY 13 KPSE-LP is the MyNetworkTV-affiliated television station for Southern California's Coachella Valley.
buyer parent: MSD Capital, L.P.
buyer: OTA Broadcasting LLC
OTA Broadcasting was formed in early 2011 to own and operate independent television stations in large markets throughout the United States. Presently OTA owns KTLN-TV in San Francisco, CA; KFFV in Seattle, WA; KVOS-TV in Bellingham, WA and WEBR-CD in New York, NY. "
seller parent: Journal Communications Inc.
seller: Journal Broadcast Group, Inc.
KMIR-TV is the NBC-affiliated television station for the Inland Empire's Coachella Valley. MY 13 KPSE-LP is the MyNetworkTV-affiliated television station for Southern California's Coachella Valley.
price ($mm)
$17
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/5/2013 via PR Newswire

Bell Media, acquired Astral Media Inc.

synopsis: Astral Media Inc. officially joins with Bell Media following the completion of the $3.2-billion acquisition of Astral by BCE Inc. Bell Media acquires eight specialty and pay TV services, two over-the-air TV stations, 77 radio stations, and the Astral Out-of-Home advertising division. Astral Media Inc. is one of Canada's largest media companies.
buyer parent: BCE, Inc.
buyer: Bell Media
Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital. With passion and an unrelenting commitment to excellence, Bell Media entertains, informs and inspires Canadians. "
target: Astral Media Inc.
Founded in 1961, Astral Media Inc. is one of Canada's largest media companies. It operates several media properties - pay and specialty television, radio, out-of-home advertising, and digital - that are among the most popular in the country.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,855 [$3,332]
rev ($mm)
$1,033
EBITDA ($mm)
$334
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
10.2x
closed 5/10/2012 via BNC Analysis

Red Arrow Entertainment Group GmbH, acquired NerdTV

synopsis: Red Arrow Entertainment Group has acquired majority stakes in an unscripted production company, taking over UK-based indie NerdTV. NerdTV is a technology TV show. It is not aired; instead each episode is released as a MPEG-4 video file, freely downloadable and licensed under a Creative Commons license.
buyer: Red Arrow Entertainment Group GmbH (XTRA:PSM:$3,365.78)
Red Arrow combines a dynamic group of 12 TV production companies spanning 8 countries, with powerful creative partnerships, including Dick de Rijk (“You Deserve It”; “Deal or No Deal”) and Genetic Entertainment (“Home Sweet Hotel”; “Don’t Panic”), and a leading program distribution house. "
target: NerdTV
NerdTV is a technology TV show from PBS. NerdTV is not aired; instead each episode is released as a MPEG-4 video file, freely downloadable and licensed under a Creative Commons license. Transcripts and audio-only versions of the released episodes are available as well. The show features Robert X.
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cancelled 10/19/2012 via Reuters

BCE, Inc., cancelled an acquisition of Astral Media Inc.

synopsis: Canada's broadcast regulator blocked BCE Inc's controversial C$3 billion takeover of Astral Media on Thursday, declaring the deal would have given too much power to BCE, already the country's biggest telecoms company and owner of numerous TV and radio assets.
buyer: BCE, Inc. (TSX:BCE:$17,967.10)
BCE Inc. is Canada's largest communications company, with the Bell and Bell Aliant brands providing a comprehensive and innovative suite of broadband wireless and wireline communication services to residential and business customers across Canada. "
target: Astral Media Inc.
Astral Media Inc. is one of Canada's largest media companies. It operates several media properties - pay and specialty television, radio, out-of-home advertising, and digital - that are among the most popular in the country.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,855 [$3,334]
rev ($mm)
$1,033
EBITDA ($mm)
$334
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
10.2x
announced 3/13/2012 via Company Press Release

Ericsson AB, will purchase Broadcast Services Division from Technicolor SA

synopsis: Ericsson announced that it has submitted a binding offer to acquire the Broadcast Services Division of Technicolor, a worldwide technology leader in the media and entertainment sector, headquartered in France. The closing of the acquisition is subject to relevant customary regulatory administrative approvals and consultations.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$25,564.49)
Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and related services to mobile and fixed network operators globally. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries utilize its network equipment and 40 percent of all mobile calls are made through its systems. "
seller: Technicolor SA (ENXTPA:TCH:$4,513.87)
Technicolor is home to industry-leading creative and technology professionals committed to the creation, management and delivery of entertainment content to consumers around the world. The company also remains a large physical media service provider.
price ($mm)
$25
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 12/30/2011 via PR Newswire

The E.W. Scripps Company, acquired McGraw-Hill Broadcasting Group

synopsis: The McGraw-Hill Companies has completed the sale of its nine-station Broadcasting Group to The E. W. Scripps Company. The Broadcasting Group includes ABC affiliates in Denver, CO, San Diego, CA, Bakersfield, CA, Indianapolis, IN and Azteca America affiliates in Denver, Fort Collins, Colorado Springs, San Diego and Bakersfield.
buyer: The E.W. Scripps Company (SSP:$1,599.45)
The E. W. Scripps Company is a diverse media concern with interests in newspaper publishing, broadcast television stations, and licensing and syndication. Scripps operates daily and community newspapers in 14 markets, and 10 broadcast TV stations. "
target parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
target: McGraw-Hill Broadcasting Group
McGraw-Hill Broadcasting operates KGTV San Diego (ABC), KERO-TV Bakersfield, CA (ABC), KMGH-TV Denver (ABC), WRTV Indianapolis (ABC) and Azteca America affiliates in Denver, Colorado Springs, San Diego and Bakersfield.
price ($mm)
$212
rev ($mm)
$95
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
41.5x
closed 1/6/2011 via PR Newswire

EchoStar Communications, acquired Move Networks

synopsis: EchoStar Advanced Technologies L.L.C., a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation, has announced that it has acquired assets of Utah-based Move Networks, the technology innovator delivering advanced solutions for large scale streaming of quality video on the Internet.
buyer: EchoStar Communications (SATS:$0.00)
EchoStar Communications has been a leader for more than 26 years in satellite TV equipment sales and support worldwide. The Company’s DISH Network® is the fastest-growing pay-TV provider in the country since 2000 and currently serves more than 13.585 million satellite TV customers. "
target: Move Networks
Move Networks is a global provider of comprehensive solutions that delivers the next generation of live, multi-channel television over the Internet. Its customers are premium publishers, broadcasters and service providers globally.
price ($mm)
$43
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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Ticker: WSE:MNI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MNI S.A.
MNI S.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides various value added services to mobile telephony, telecommunications, and tourism in Poland. The company offers SMS, MMS, WAP, multimedia, and audio and video streaming in GSM and 3G for mobiles.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$43.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.90
EBIT ($mm)
($1.15)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.36
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Tribune Broadcasting
Tribune Broadcasting
Tribune is one of America’s largest and most respected broadcasters. Tribune Broadcasting owns and operates 26 major-market television stations and reaches more than 80 percent of U.S. television households.
year
2006
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$1,146.80
Net Income ($mm)
$534.70
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