Like 100.3 WNOX FM

closed 5/3/2013 via BusinessWire

Journal Broadcast Group, Inc., acquired 100.3 WNOX FM

synopsis: Journal Broadcast Corporation, a subsidiary of Journal Communications, Inc. announced that it has purchased 100.3 WNOX FM, licensed to Oak Ridge, TN, in the Knoxville, TN market from Oak Ridge FM, Inc. WNOX is a radio station in the Knoxville, Tennessee area. It broadcasts a news-talk format.
buyer parent: Journal Communications Inc.
buyer: Journal Broadcast Group, Inc.
The mission of the Journal Broadcast Group is to be America’s best local broadcast company through relevant locally targeted programming creating effective marketing solutions for its advertisers, resulting in dynamic and sustained growth for its employee owners. "
target: 100.3 WNOX FM
100.3 WNOX FM is a radio station in the Knoxville, Tennessee area. It broadcasts a news-talk format. WNOX operates a 100,000-watt transmitter, located on Cross Mountain (elevation 3534 ft.) north of Briceville, Tennessee.
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announced 7/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Berry Broadcasting, will acquire KXEN-AM and WGNU-AM

synopsis: Berry Broadcasting, a company created by Paul Berry III to acquire local radio stations in the St. Louis, MO area, is to acquire KXEN-AM 1010, a Christian talk radio station and WGNU-AM 920, a talk radio station covering topics in business, sports, entertainment and more. Both stations are based in St. Louis.
buyer: Berry Broadcasting
Berry Broadcasting is a company created by Paul Berry III, a politician in the St. Louis, MO area and nephew of Chuck Berry, the rock and roll legend. It was created to acquire local radio stations in the St. Louis, MO area. "
target: KXEN-AM and WGNU-AM
KXEN-AM 1010 is a Christian talk radio station based out of St. Louis, MO. WGNU-AM 920 is a talk radio station also based out of St. Louis, covering topics in business, sports, entertainment and more.
price ($mm)
$0.65
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announced 6/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Twilight Broadcasting, will acquire WEEU

synopsis: Twilight Broadcasting, an owner and operator of radio stations in Oil City, PA, will acquire WEEU from Reading Eagle Company, a family-owned newspaper publisher. WEEU is a news and talk radio station in Reading, PA. WEEU broadcasts interactive shows that offer listeners a chance to call in to voice and share their feelings on almost every topic.
buyer: Twilight Broadcasting
Twilight Broadcasting owns and operates two radio stations in Oil City, Pennsylvania. Twilight Broadcasting operates sports WKQW-A and AC WKQW-F. The stations broadcast sports talk radio and adult contemporary music. "
target parent: Reading Eagle Company
target: WEEU
WEEU is a news and talk radio station in Reading, Pennsylvania. WEEU covers sports, traffic, and live events. WEEU broadcasts interactive shows that offer listeners a chance to call in to voice and share their feelings on almost every imaginable topic.
price ($mm)
$0.09
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announced 6/5/2019 via BNC Analysis

Big Radio, will purchase WCLO-AM and WJVL-FM from Bliss Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Big Radio, an owner and operator of radio stations, will acquire WCLO-AM and WJVL-FM from Bliss Communications, a company that owns and operates newspapers, radio stations and websites. WJVL-FM is a country music radio station. WCLO-AM is a talk radio station. Both stations are licensed to the Janesville, Wisconsin area.
buyer: Big Radio
Big Radio owns and operates 8 local radio stations in Wisconsin and Illinois. Their stations offer classical, rock, country, 90s music. Big Radio's news team provides local news 7 days per week, 365 days a year. Their stations include The Big FM 93.7, Big Country AM1260, Big Rock Q102 and more. "
seller: Bliss Communications, Inc.
WJVL-FM is a country music radio station. WCLO-AM is a talk radio station. Both stations are licensed to the Janesville, Wisconsin area and belong to Bliss Communications, a company that owns and operates newspapers, radio stations and websites.
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announced 2/8/2019 via BNC Analysis

Forever Media Inc., will acquire Delmarva Broadcasting Company

synopsis: Forever Media, an owner and operator of radio stations, will acquire Delmarva Broadcasting Company (DBC) from Steinman Communications, an innovative, multi-channel communications company. DBC owns and operates nine radio stations. DBC operates pop music, country music, gospel music, news radio, talk radio, and sports stations.
buyer: Forever Media Inc.
Forever Media owns and operates radio stations in Pennsylvania, Maryland and Ohio. Forever Media broadcasts in a variety of formats, including music, news & talk radio, and sports. They operate stations in Altoona, Cumberland, Johnstown, Midshore, Pittsburgh, State College, Wheeling, and York. "
target parent: Steinman Communications
target: Delmarva Broadcasting Company
Delmarva Broadcasting Company (DBC) is a company that owns and operates nine radio stations in DE, MD, and NJ. DBC operates pop music, country music, gospel music, news radio, talk radio, and sports stations. Their stations include 101.7FM / 1150AM WDEL, 103.7 WXCY, 93.7 WSTW, and more.
price ($mm)
$19
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announced 4/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Atlanta Catholic Radio Inc., will acquire NewsTalk WCFO-AM 1160

synopsis: Atlanta Catholic Radio, a non-profit religious group based in Atlanta, GA, is acquiring NewsTalk WCFO-AM 1160 "The Talk of the Town", an AM radio broadcasting station in Atlanta, Georgia.
buyer: Atlanta Catholic Radio Inc.
Atlanta Catholic Radio is a non-profit religious group based in Atlanta, GA. Atlanta Catholic Radio currently has no broadcast interests. "
target: NewsTalk WCFO-AM 1160
NewsTalk WCFO-AM 1160 "The Talk of the Town" is an AM radio broadcasting station in Atlanta, Georgia. Their weekday hosts are the experts in national and regional news. Their weekend hosts are experts in growing businesses and improving personal life.
price ($mm)
$0.75
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announced 1/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Entercom Communications Corporation, will purchase KFTK 97.1 & KNOU 96.3 from Emmis Communications Corporation

synopsis: Indianapolis-based Emmis Communications is selling the St. Louis area radio stations KFTK (97.1 FM) and KNOU (96.3 FM) to Entercom Communications. KFTK is a conservative talk station, and KNOU is an adult-hits station.
buyer: Entercom Communications Corporation (ETM:$1,489.93)
Entercom Communications Corp. is a leading American media and entertainment company reaching and engaging over 100 million people each week through its premier collection of highly rated, award winning radio stations, digital platforms and live events. "
seller: Emmis Communications Corporation (NasdaqGS:EMMS:$114.13)
KFTK 97.1FM and KNOU 96.3 FM are St. Louis area radio stations. Emmis Communications Corporation is a diversified media company, principally focused on radio broadcasting. Emmis owns 16 FM and 3 AM radio stations in New York, Los Angeles, St. Louis, Austin, and Indianapolis.
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closed 2/15/2018 via BusinessWire

TEGNA Inc., purchased KFMB-TV, KFMB-D2, KFMB-AM, and KFMB-FM from Midwest Television, Inc.

synopsis: TEGNA, an innovative media company, has acquired four broadcasting stations from Midwest Television, Inc., a family-owned company that owns and operates TV and radio stations. The deal includes KFMB-TV and KFMB-D2, CBS and CW affiliated TV stations. The radio stations included are KFMB-AM, a talk radio station, and KFMB-FM, a rock music station.
buyer: TEGNA Inc. (TGNA:$2,221.95)
TEGNA Inc. is a media company innovating in the digital age. Their purpose is to serve the greater good of their communities. As one of the most geographically diverse broadcasters in the U.S., TEGNA is a best-in-class operator with 46 television stations in 38 markets from coast to coast. "
seller: Midwest Television, Inc.
KFMB-TV and KFMB-D2 are TV stations affiliated with CBS and CW. KFMB-AM is a talk radio station, and KFMB-FM is a rock music radio station. All broadcasting stations belong to Midwest Television, Inc., a family-owned company in San Diego. The company owns and operates numerous TV and radio stations.
price ($mm)
$325
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announced 1/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Mitten News, LLC, will acquire WJML News Radio

synopsis: Stone Communications, Inc. is selling Michigan talk radio stations WJNL (1210 AM Kingsley and 101.1 FM Traverse City) and WJML (1110 AM Petoskey) to Mitten News LLC, a newly formed radio broadcasting company. The WJML and WJNL radio stations have been a market leader in Northern Michigan talk and news for over 50 years.
buyer: Mitten News, LLC
Mitten News LLC is a newly formed radio broadcasting company based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Mitten News was created specifically to acquire the WJML and WJNL radio stations in northern Michigan. "
target: WJML News Radio
WJML is Northern Michigan's Information Station. WJML has been a market leader in Northern Michigan talk and news for over 50 years. Their radio stations WJML AM-1110 Petoskey, WJNL AM-1210 in Traverse City, and 101.1 FM in Traverse City cover the entire northern Michigan area.
price ($mm)
$0.70
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closed 6/6/2016 via PR Newswire

The E.W. Scripps Company, acquired Stitcher

synopsis: The E.W. Scripps Company has acquired popular podcast listening service Stitcher from Deezer for $4.5 million in cash. Stitcher is one of the most established and popular streaming audio listening brands, which facilitates discovery and streaming for more than 65,000 podcasts to 8 million registered users.
buyer: The E.W. Scripps Company (SSP:$1,208.43)
The E.W. Scripps Company serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of television, radio and digital media brands. Scripps owns 33 television stations in 24 markets and a reach of nearly one in five U.S. households. "
target parent: Deezer
target: Stitcher
Stitcher is the leading provider of personalized Internet talk radio and award winning mobile products. Stitcher carries eight out of the top ten terrestrial radio shows and features content from over 12,000 content providers.
price ($mm)
$4.50
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announced 10/28/2015 via BNC Analysis

Carolyn and Stephen Jacobs, will acquire Vegas All Net Radio

synopsis: Carolyn & Stephen Jacobs, Producers of the Jacobs Ladder Show, have signed agreements with the majority owners of Vegas All Net Radio (VANR) - acquiring both Partner/Ownership interest. VANR is one of the first Las Vegas-based Netcasting Internet Radio Stations offering space for the public for web-based talk radio and music shows airing online.
buyer: Carolyn and Stephen Jacobs
Carolyn & Stephen Jacobs are the producers and hosts of the popular Jacobs Ladder Show. The Jacobs Ladder Show, with a worldwide audience, is in its fourth year on VANR (Vegas All Net Radio). Carolyn and Stephen Jacobs each interview one-on-one featured guests each hour. "
target: Vegas All Net Radio
Vegas All Net Radio (VANR) is one of the first Las Vegas-based Netcasting Internet Radio Stations offering space for the public for web-based talk radio and music shows airing exclusively on the World Wide Web.
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announced 10/24/2014 via PR Newswire

Deezer, will acquire Stitcher

synopsis: Deezer, the premier global digital music streaming service, announced it is acquiring Stitcher, the leading provider of personalized Internet talk radio and award winning mobile products. Stitcher currently carries eight out of the top ten terrestrial radio shows and features content from over 12,000 content providers.
buyer: Deezer
Deezer is the first truly worldwide digital music streaming service in over 180 countries, with 16 million monthly active users and 5 million paid subscribers worldwide. Deezer is at the forefront of a music revolution, allowing fans instant access to the largest music catalogue in the world. "
target: Stitcher
Stitcher is the leading provider of personalized Internet talk radio and award winning mobile products. Stitcher carries eight out of the top ten terrestrial radio shows and features content from over 12,000 content providers.
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announced 2/28/2011 via PR Newswire

Max Media Group, will acquire Golden Voice Media, LLC

synopsis: Max Media Group, Inc. has announced that it has entered a Letter of Intent to acquire majority control of Golden Voice Media, LLC, a multimedia advertising, production and distribution company that owns the Talent Development rights to Ted "Golden Voice" Williams, the homeless man with the Golden Voice that generated national media attention.
buyer: Max Media Group (MXMI:$0.00)
Max Media Group, Inc. is a developer of online integrated digital publishing/distribution platforms for high-end internet consumer segments. Max Media's mission is to be the premier operator and developer of low cost high revenue online integrated publishing/interactive social networks. "
target: Golden Voice Media, LLC
Golden Voice Media, LLC is a new multimedia advertising, production and distribution company that owns the Talent Development rights to Ted "Golden Voice" Williams, the homeless man with the Golden Voice that generated national media attention.
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closed 9/17/2008 via BusinessWeek

RadioTime, Inc., acquired RadioSherpa

synopsis: RadioTime, Inc., a developer of technology for finding and listening to radio online, announced it has acquired RadioSherpa, which provides a real-time program guide for all HD radio stations in New York City, Boston and San Francisco.
buyer: RadioTime, Inc.
RadioTime is the leading radio tuner that powers Internet services and devices by connecting them to radio DJs, talk personalities, and sports programming. Listeners easily access free, live, local, and global radio programming through RadioTime. "
target: RadioSherpa
RadioSherpa has recreated the radio dial on the Internet so that with one click you can start playing your favorite tunes. Better yet, RadioSherpa takes the guessing game out of listening to the radio on the Internet. We show you what song is currently playing on each radio station.
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announced 6/15/2006 via BNC Analysis

Red Rock Radio Corp., will purchase nine radio stations from Quarn-strom Media Group LLC

synopsis: Red Rock Radio Corp is buying nine radio stations from Quarn-strom Media Group LLC of Cloquet. Assuming the transaction goes through, Red Rock's stable of stations will grow from seven to 16. Red Rock is expected to pay Quarnstrom $7.5 million for the nine stations.
buyer: Red Rock Radio Corp.
Red Rock Radio is a Duluth-based radio broadcasting company. "
seller: Quarn-strom Media Group LLC
Quarn-strom Media Group owns and operates radio stations in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
price ($mm)
$7.50
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announced 5/11/2006 via PR Newswire

Independence Media, will purchase WIXO-FM, WVEL-FM and WPIA-FM from Regent Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Regent Communications, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Independence Media to sell three Class "A" FM radio stations, WIXO-FM, WVEL-FM and WPIA-FM, for approximately $2.8 million.
buyer: Independence Media
Independence Media is an FM radio station operator. "
seller: Regent Communications, Inc. (NYSE:TSQ:$507.43)
Regent Communications is a radio broadcasting company focused on acquiring, developing and operating radio stations in middle and small-sized markets. Upon the completion of all announced transactions, Regent will own and operate 63 stations located in 13 markets.
price ($mm)
$2.80
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closed 1/31/2006 via PR Newswire

Styles Media Group, purchased KDAY-FM and KDAI-FM from Spanish Broadcasting System

synopsis: Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc., announced today the completion of its sale of radio stations KDAY-FM and KDAI-FM in Southern California to Styles Media for $120 million.
buyer: Styles Media Group
Styles Media Group, LLC is a privately held company based in Panama City Beach, FL. Formed in 2003 through the merger of principals from Styles Broadcasting Company and US Broadcasting LP. "
seller: Spanish Broadcasting System (SBSA:$142.96)
Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. is the largest Hispanic-controlled radio broadcasting company in the United States. Spanish Broadcasting currently owns and/or operates 25 stations in eight of the top-ten U.S. Hispanic markets.
price ($mm)
$120
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announced 8/24/2017 via BNC Analysis

Latino Public Radio, will acquire WRNI (1290)

synopsis: Rhode Island Public Radio spins-off its sole AM in the Providence market. Latino Public Radio files a deal to buy WRNI (1290). WRNI (1290 AM) is a radio frequency in Providence, Rhode Island broadcasting Spanish-language public radio programming. It is owned by Rhode Island Public Radio, but has brokered air time to Latino Public Radio since 2011.
buyer: Latino Public Radio
Latino Public Radio (LPR) believes that radio is the best way to effectively reach the Latino community. LPR's commitment to educate the community about their health has always been an important part of their mission. LPR also covers breaking news and historical events in Rhode Island. "
target parent: Rhode Island Public Radio
target: WRNI (1290)
WRNI (1290 AM) is a radio frequency in Providence, Rhode Island broadcasting Spanish-language public radio programming. It is owned by Rhode Island Public Radio, but brokers its airtime to Latino Public Radio. Latino Public Radio programs WRNI with a Spanish-language news-talk format.
price ($mm)
$0.40
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announced 4/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Equity Media, will acquire WBOK 1230 AM

synopsis: WBOK 1230 AM, an independent Black radio station, has announced its sale to a group of local Black businessmen. The station will be acquired by a newly-formed media company called Equity Media. WBOK was established as Louisiana's only African-American news talk platform with programming specifically tailored for the African-American community.
buyer: Equity Media
Equity Media is a company created for the acquisition of WBOK 1230 AM, and is composed of four partners, including actor and producer Wendell Pierce, Cleveland Spears III, CEO of the Spears Group, Troy Henry, managing partner of Henry Consulting, and Jeff Thomas, founder of Thomas Media Services. "
target: WBOK 1230 AM
WBOK 1230 AM is a New Orleans-based independent Black radio station. Founded in 2009, WBOK was established as the state’s only African-American news talk platform with programming specifically tailored for the African-American community.
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announced 4/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

Crawford Broadcasting Company, will acquire NewsTalk WCHB

synopsis: Radio One Detroit has agreed to sell its WCHB AM 1200 NewsTalk station to Birmingham, Ala.-based Crawford Broadcasting Company. NewsTalk WCHB 1200 AM is an urban talk radio station that services the Detroit market, primarily targeted toward African American and urban consumers.
buyer: Crawford Broadcasting Company
Crawford Broadcasting Company is an industry leader in reaching radio’s most loyal and responsive audience, the Christian and conservative audience. They currently own and operate 22 radio stations including 9 FM and 13 AM stations in 10 different USA markets ranging coast to coast. "
target parent: Radio One, Inc.
target: NewsTalk WCHB
NewsTalk WCHB 1200 AM is an urban talk radio station that services the Detroit market. The station serves listeners with urban music, community engagement and inspiration, primarily targeted toward African American and urban consumers.
price ($mm)
$2.00
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closed 5/3/2013 via BusinessWire

Journal Broadcast Group, Inc., acquired 100.3 WNOX FM

synopsis: Journal Broadcast Corporation, a subsidiary of Journal Communications, Inc. announced that it has purchased 100.3 WNOX FM, licensed to Oak Ridge, TN, in the Knoxville, TN market from Oak Ridge FM, Inc. WNOX is a radio station in the Knoxville, Tennessee area. It broadcasts a news-talk format.
buyer parent: Journal Communications Inc.
buyer: Journal Broadcast Group, Inc.
The mission of the Journal Broadcast Group is to be America’s best local broadcast company through relevant locally targeted programming creating effective marketing solutions for its advertisers, resulting in dynamic and sustained growth for its employee owners. "
target: 100.3 WNOX FM
100.3 WNOX FM is a radio station in the Knoxville, Tennessee area. It broadcasts a news-talk format. WNOX operates a 100,000-watt transmitter, located on Cross Mountain (elevation 3534 ft.) north of Briceville, Tennessee.
price ($mm)
$5.96
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announced 10/10/2014 via BusinessWire

Envision, Inc., will acquire Classic Country 92.3

synopsis: Journal Broadcast Group, Inc. has agreed to sell radio station KFTI-FM (92.3) in Wichita to Envision Broadcast Network. Envision plans to use the station to broadcast blind and visually impaired (BVI) messaging while sharing its initiatives in a traditional radio station format including a morning show and other mainstream segments.
buyer: Envision, Inc.
Envision is a not-for-profit organization that promotes advocacy and independence for those who are blind or visually impaired nationwide. Founded in 1933, Envision is one of the largest employers of individuals with vision loss in the nation. "
target parent: Journal Communications Inc.
target: Classic Country 92.3
KFTI-FM is a 100 kW radio station operating in Wichita, and licensed to Newton, Kansas. Identifying as "Classic Country 92.3," the station runs a Classic country format, with emphasis on the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s.
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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:$1,208.43)
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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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.
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$17
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closed 5/3/2013 via BusinessWire

Journal Broadcast Group, Inc., acquired 100.3 WNOX FM

synopsis: Journal Broadcast Corporation, a subsidiary of Journal Communications, Inc. announced that it has purchased 100.3 WNOX FM, licensed to Oak Ridge, TN, in the Knoxville, TN market from Oak Ridge FM, Inc. WNOX is a radio station in the Knoxville, Tennessee area. It broadcasts a news-talk format.
buyer parent: Journal Communications Inc.
buyer: Journal Broadcast Group, Inc.
The mission of the Journal Broadcast Group is to be America’s best local broadcast company through relevant locally targeted programming creating effective marketing solutions for its advertisers, resulting in dynamic and sustained growth for its employee owners. "
target: 100.3 WNOX FM
100.3 WNOX FM is a radio station in the Knoxville, Tennessee area. It broadcasts a news-talk format. WNOX operates a 100,000-watt transmitter, located on Cross Mountain (elevation 3534 ft.) north of Briceville, Tennessee.
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closed 10/23/2012 via BusinessWire

Journal Broadcast Group, Inc., acquired My New 32

synopsis: Journal Broadcast Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Journal Communications, Inc. announced that it has closed on the purchase of My New 32 in Green Bay for $2.038 million from ACE TV, Inc. WACY is a MyNetwork station in Green Bay/Appleton, WI. Journal Broadcast Group has had a local marketing agreement for the station since late 2004.
buyer parent: Journal Communications Inc.
buyer: Journal Broadcast Group, Inc.
The mission of the Journal Broadcast Group is to be America’s best local broadcast company through relevant locally targeted programming creating effective marketing solutions for its advertisers, resulting in dynamic and sustained growth for its employee owners. "
target: My New 32
My New 32 is the MyNetworkTV-affiliated television station for Green Bay, the Fox River Valley, and Northeastern Wisconsin. The station broadcasts a high definition digital signal on UHF channel 27 from a transmitter located in the Shirley section of Glenmore, Wisconsin.
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$2.04
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closed 12/6/2012 via BusinessWire

Journal Broadcast Group, Inc., acquired NewsChannel 5 Network, LLC

synopsis: Journal Communications, Inc. announced that its Journal Broadcast Group, Inc. subsidiary has closed on the purchase of Nashville’s WTVF NewsChannel 5 Network, LLC, a CBS-affiliate television station with an ancillary news and digital channel as well as a market leading internet property, from Landmark Media Enterprises, LLC.
buyer parent: Journal Communications Inc.
buyer: Journal Broadcast Group, Inc.
The mission of the Journal Broadcast Group is to be America’s best local broadcast company through relevant locally targeted programming creating effective marketing solutions for its advertisers, resulting in dynamic and sustained growth for its employee owners. "
target parent: Landmark Communications, Inc.
target: NewsChannel 5 Network, LLC
WTVF NewsChannel 5 Network is a CBS-affiliated station with an ancillary news and digital channel as well as a market leading internet property. The network consists of NewsChannel 5 (WTVF), NewsChannel 5+, a This TV affiliate (D3) and NewsChannel5.com, a market leading local digital news site.
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$215
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closed 6/25/2012 via BusinessWire

Journal Broadcast Group, Inc., purchased 106.9 KHTT FM and 92.9 BOB FM from Renda Broadcasting Corporation

synopsis: Journal Broadcast Group, a subsidiary of Journal Communications, Inc., has completed the purchase of 106.9 KHTT FM (Contemporary Hits) and 92.9 BOB FM (Adult Contemporary Variety) in Tulsa, OK, from Renda Broadcasting Corporation.
buyer parent: Journal Communications Inc.
buyer: Journal Broadcast Group, Inc.
The mission of the Journal Broadcast Group is to be America’s best local broadcast company through relevant locally targeted programming creating effective marketing solutions for its advertisers, resulting in dynamic and sustained growth for its employee owners. "
seller: Renda Broadcasting Corporation
KHTT (106.9 K-HITS) is a Top 40 Mainstream radio station serving the Tulsa, Oklahoma, area of the USA. KBEZ (92.9 FM, "BOB FM") is an Adult Hits music formatted radio station in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA.
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closed 7/23/2008 via BusinessWire

Journal Communications Inc., purchased KWBA-TV from Tucson Communications, Llc

synopsis: Journal Communications, Inc. announced that its Journal Broadcast Group, Inc. and Journal Broadcast Corporation have completed the purchase of KWBA-TV in Sierra Vista from Tucson Communications, LLC and Cascade Broadcasting Group.
buyer parent: Journal Communications Inc.
buyer: Journal Communications Inc.
The mission of the Journal Broadcast Group is to be America’s best local broadcast company through relevant locally targeted programming creating effective marketing solutions for our advertisers, resulting in dynamic and sustained growth for our employee owners. "
seller: Tucson Communications, Llc
Tucson Communications owns and operates broadcast television stations in and around Tucson, Arizona.
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closed 1/28/2008 via BusinessWire

Journal Broadcast Group, Inc., purchased KPSE-LP, Channel 50 from Mirage Media LLC

synopsis: Journal Communications, Inc. announced today that its Journal Broadcast Group has completed the purchase of KPSE-LP, Channel 50, in Palm Springs, California. The purchase price was $4.7 million.
buyer parent: Journal Communications Inc.
buyer: Journal Broadcast Group, Inc.
The mission of the Journal Broadcast Group is to be America’s best local broadcast company through relevant locally targeted programming creating effective marketing solutions for our advertisers, resulting in dynamic and sustained growth for our employee owners. "
seller: Mirage Media LLC
Mirage Media LLC owns televisions stations in Southern California.
price ($mm)
$3.80
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closed 3/28/2007 via BusinessWire

Journal Broadcast Group, Inc., purchased KMTV-TV, Channel 3 from Emmis Communications Corporation

synopsis: Journal Broadcast Group completed the purchase of KMTV-TV, Channel 3, from Emmis Communications Corporation and remitted to Emmis a final purchase payment of $10.0 million. Journal Broadcast Group had been operating KMTV under a local marketing agreement since December 5, 2005, pending sale approval by the Federal Communications Commission.
buyer parent: Journal Communications Inc.
buyer: Journal Broadcast Group, Inc.
The mission of the Journal Broadcast Group is to be America’s best local broadcast company through relevant locally targeted programming creating effective marketing solutions for our advertisers, resulting in dynamic and sustained growth for our employee owners. "
seller: Emmis Communications Corporation (NasdaqGS:EMMS:$114.13)
Emmis Communications - a diversified media company with radio broadcasting, television broadcasting, and magazine publishing operations - is known as much for its corporate culture as for its leadership position within the media industry.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/28/2007 via BusinessWire

Cochise Broadcasting LLC, purchased KOMJ-AM from Journal Broadcast Group, Inc.

synopsis: Journal Broadcast Group has sold Omaha radio station KOMJ-AM, “Magic 1490,” to Cochise Broadcasting LLC. Terms of the sale were not disclosed. Journal Broadcast Group is a Journal Communications’ company.
buyer: Cochise Broadcasting LLC
Cochise Broadcasting, owned by Ted Tucker, buys, revamps and sells radio stations. Formerly of Tucson, now based in Wyoming. "
seller parent: Journal Communications Inc.
seller: Journal Broadcast Group, Inc.
The mission of the Journal Broadcast Group is to be America’s best local broadcast company through relevant locally targeted programming creating effective marketing solutions for our advertisers, resulting in dynamic and sustained growth for our employee owners.
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closed 12/7/2005 via BusinessWire

Salem Communications Corporation, purchased KHLP (1420 AM) from Journal Broadcast Group, Inc.

synopsis: Salem Communications Corporation, the leading radio broadcaster focused on Christian and family themed programming, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of KHLP (1420 AM) in Omaha, Neb., and has launched the station as News Talk 1420 KOTK.
buyer: Salem Communications Corporation (SALM:$257.87)
Salem Communications is a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and family-themed content and conservative values. "
seller parent: Journal Communications Inc.
seller: Journal Broadcast Group, Inc.
The mission of the Journal Broadcast Group is to be America’s best local broadcast company through relevant locally targeted programming creating effective marketing solutions for our advertisers, resulting in dynamic and sustained growth for our employee owners.
price ($mm)
$0.90
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/3/2013 via BusinessWire

Journal Broadcast Group, Inc., acquired 100.3 WNOX FM

synopsis: Journal Broadcast Corporation, a subsidiary of Journal Communications, Inc. announced that it has purchased 100.3 WNOX FM, licensed to Oak Ridge, TN, in the Knoxville, TN market from Oak Ridge FM, Inc. WNOX is a radio station in the Knoxville, Tennessee area. It broadcasts a news-talk format.
buyer parent: Journal Communications Inc.
buyer: Journal Broadcast Group, Inc.
The mission of the Journal Broadcast Group is to be America’s best local broadcast company through relevant locally targeted programming creating effective marketing solutions for its advertisers, resulting in dynamic and sustained growth for its employee owners. "
target: 100.3 WNOX FM
100.3 WNOX FM is a radio station in the Knoxville, Tennessee area. It broadcasts a news-talk format. WNOX operates a 100,000-watt transmitter, located on Cross Mountain (elevation 3534 ft.) north of Briceville, Tennessee.
price ($mm)
$5.96
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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:$2,833.48)
Apollo is a leading global alternative investment manager. Apollo has assets of approximately $280 billion in private equity, credit and real assets funds invested across a core group of nine industries where Apollo has considerable knowledge and resources. "
target parent: Cox Enterprises Inc.
target: Cox Media Group, Inc.
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company's operations include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers and non-daily publications.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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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)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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:$222.24)
Stingray is a leading business-to-business multi-platform music and in-store media solutions provider operating on a global scale, reaching an estimated 135 million Pay-TV subscribers (or households) in 127 countries. "
target: iConcerts
iConcerts is the first digital entertainment channel dedicated 100% to live music. The multi-media platform is available in 85 countries and in over 250 million households worldwide.
price ($mm)
$7.17
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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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)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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:$1,208.43)
The E.W. Scripps Company serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of television, print and digital media brands. Scripps owns 21 local television stations as well as daily newspapers in 13 markets across the United States. "
target parent: Journal Communications Inc.
target: Journal Broadcast Group, Inc.
Journal Broadcast Group owns and operates or provides services to 14 television stations and 35 radio stations in 11 states. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, it is the broadcast business of Journal Communications Inc.
price ($mm)
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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:$196.38)
Eros International Plc is a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry that acquires, co-produces and distributes Indian films across all available formats such as cinema, television and digital new media. "
target: Techzone
Techzone is operational in over 14 countries and has over 225 employees. The company is an end-to-end mobile partner with presence across Indian telecom operators and platforms. Techzone has been a pioneer in introducing digital innovative products like reality shows, movies and magic voice.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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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)
EV / rev
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:$3,365.78)
Red Arrow combines a dynamic group of 12 TV production companies spanning 8 countries, with powerful creative partnerships, including Dick de Rijk (“You Deserve It”; “Deal or No Deal”) and Genetic Entertainment (“Home Sweet Hotel”; “Don’t Panic”), and a leading program distribution house. "
target: NerdTV
NerdTV is a technology TV show from PBS. NerdTV is not aired; instead each episode is released as a MPEG-4 video file, freely downloadable and licensed under a Creative Commons license. Transcripts and audio-only versions of the released episodes are available as well. The show features Robert X.
price ($mm)
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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:$23,129.81)
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
EV / EBITDA
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:$1,208.43)
The E. W. Scripps Company is a diverse media concern with interests in newspaper publishing, broadcast television stations, and licensing and syndication. Scripps operates daily and community newspapers in 14 markets, and 10 broadcast TV stations. "
target parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
target: McGraw-Hill Broadcasting Group
McGraw-Hill Broadcasting operates KGTV San Diego (ABC), KERO-TV Bakersfield, CA (ABC), KMGH-TV Denver (ABC), WRTV Indianapolis (ABC) and Azteca America affiliates in Denver, Colorado Springs, San Diego and Bakersfield.
price ($mm)
$212
rev ($mm)
$95
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
41.5x

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Ticker: JP:4842
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Usen Corporation
Usen Corp. ("Usen") is a Tokyo-based cable broadcaster and media content provider. The company’s Broadcasting segment primarily engages in the operation and management of cable radio broadcasting services
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$558.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$137.30
EBIT ($mm)
$78.82
Net Income ($mm)
$53.80
Employees
3034
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Ticker: EVC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Entravision Communications Corporation
Entravision Communications Corporation
Entravision Communications Corporation is a diversified Spanish-language media company utilizing a combination of television, radio and outdoor operations to reach approximately 75% of Hispanic consumers across the United States, as well as the border markets of Mexico.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$545.36
EBITDA ($mm)
$302.32
EBIT ($mm)
$285.00
Net Income ($mm)
$171.87
Employees
1259
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Ticker: ASX:SXL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Southern Cross Austereo
Southern Cross Austereo
Southern Cross Austereo is one of Australia's most progressive and exciting entertainment based media companies. They have the potential to reach over 95% of Australia across national radio, regional free to air television and digital platforms.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$410.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$85.90
EBIT ($mm)
$68.14
Net Income ($mm)
$31.35
Employees
0
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Ticker: JRN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Journal Communications Inc.
Journal Communications Inc.
Journal Communications, Inc. headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is a diversified media company with operations in television and radio broadcasting, publishing and digital media. Journal owns and operates or provides services to 14 television stations and 35 radio stations in 11 states.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$405.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$85.08
EBIT ($mm)
$62.50
Net Income ($mm)
$38.42
Employees
2250
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Ticker: ENXTBR:ROU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Roularta Media Group NV
Roularta Media Group NV
Roularta Media Group (RMG) is a multimedia group with more than 2,000 employees and a consolidated turnover of 500 million euros. RMG is continuing to build its multimedia future. Home and abroad. The company was incorporated in 1954.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$286.37
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.26)
EBIT ($mm)
($12.92)
Net Income ($mm)
$71.92
Employees
1246
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Ticker: LSE:UTV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
UTV Media plc
UTV Media plc
UTV Media plc operates as a media company that provides television, radio, and other media services in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The company’s television services include news, current affairs, and non-news programming.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$180.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.32
EBIT ($mm)
$16.49
Net Income ($mm)
$8.09
Employees
1008
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Ticker: SBSA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc.
Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc.
Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS) is the largest publicly traded Hispanic-controlled media and entertainment company in the United States. SBS owns 17 radio stations located in the top U.S. Hispanic markets of New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, San Francisco and Puerto Rico.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$142.96
EBITDA ($mm)
$41.27
EBIT ($mm)
$36.32
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
498
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Ticker: KOSE:A0035
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IHQ Inc
IHQ, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated entertainment content company in Korea. It is engaged in the production of films and music albums, as well as dramas under an in-house system.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$57.28
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.40
EBIT ($mm)
($3.15)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
95
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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)
$0.36
Employees
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Tribune Broadcasting
Tribune Broadcasting
Tribune is one of America’s largest and most respected broadcasters. Tribune Broadcasting owns and operates 26 major-market television stations and reaches more than 80 percent of U.S. television households.
year
2006
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$1,146.80
Net Income ($mm)
$534.70
Employees
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