Like BDFM Publishers Ltd

announced 4/15/2013 via Bloomberg

Times Media Group Limited, will acquire BDFM Publishers Ltd

synopsis: Pearson Plc (PSON), which owns the Financial Times newspaper, has agreed to sell its 50 percent stake in publisher BDFM Publishers Ltd. to South Africa’s Times Media Group Ltd. (TMG), the Johannesburg-based company. BDFM Publishers (Pty) Ltd publishes and distributes newspaper and business magazines in South Africa.
buyer: Times Media Group Limited (TMG:SJ:$345.68)
Times Media Group Limited (TMG) is the holding company that owns leading South Africa media and entertainment assets, boasting prominent brands, innovative content, delivered across a variety of channels. These assets are housed in the operating company Times Media (Pty) Ltd. "
target parent: Pearson plc
target: BDFM Publishers Ltd
BDFM Publishers (Pty) Ltd publishes and distributes newspaper and business magazines. The company offers its publications under Business Day, The Weekender, and Financial Mail brand names. Additionally, it prints management books.
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announced 11/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Chatchaval Jiaravanon, will acquire Fortune

synopsis: Meredith has an agreement to sell Fortune Magazine to Thailand-based entrepreneur Chatchaval Jiaravanon. Fortune is an American multinational business magazine headquartered in New York City, United States. In addition to its namesake magazine, FORTUNE publishes several digital newsletters.
buyer: Chatchaval Jiaravanon
Chatchaval Jiaravanon, a California-educated executive with almost no profile in the U.S. media business, is the executive chairman of Charoen Pokphand Group, Thailand's largest private company, with business interests ranging from telecommunications to 7-Eleven stores to meat processing. "
target parent: Meredith Corporation
target: Fortune
Fortune is an American multinational business magazine headquartered in New York City, United States. In addition to its namesake magazine, FORTUNE publishes several digital newsletters.
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$150
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closed 10/25/2018 via Company Press Release

Kilcullen Kapital Partners, acquired The Business Post

synopsis: Kilcullen Kapital Partners, an investment company founded by businessman Enda O’Coineen, has acquiredThe Business Post from Key Capital. The Business Post is Ireland’s leading business, economic and political newspaper.
buyer: Kilcullen Kapital Partners
Kilcullen Kapital Partners, led by Enda O’Coineen and Donal O’Shaughnessy, is a boutique dynamic investment platform in Funds, Hospitality, Renewable Energy, Property and Technology. Kilcullen Kapital Partners is based in Dublin, Ireland, "
target parent: Key Capital Ltd.
target: The Business Post
The Business Post is Ireland’s leading business, economic and political newspaper. The Business Post Digital platform provides independent insight, commentary and analysis of the important stories and issues across a broad spectrum of topics: business, finance, politics, technology, and more.
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closed 2/14/2018 via Company Press Release

Forbes, Inc., acquired The Memo

synopsis: Forbes Media announced the acquisition of the British online business publication, The Memo. Founded by its Editor, Alex Wood, in April 2015, The Memo is published daily on the web, presenting carefully curated news, commentary, and high-profile interviews with people making real change around the world.
buyer parent: Integrated Whale Media Investments
buyer: Forbes, Inc.
Forbes Media is a global media, branding and technology company, with a focus on news and information about business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership and affluent lifestyles. "
target: The Memo
The Memo is a London-based, online business publication. Founded by its Editor, Alex Wood, in April 2015, The Memo is published daily on the web, presenting carefully curated news, commentary, and high-profile interviews with people making real change around the world.
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closed 6/30/2017 via BusinessWire

BridgeTower Media, acquired SC Business Publications, LLC

synopsis: BridgeTower Media, a leading provider of local and regional business information, events and marketing services, announced the acquisition of South Carolina Business Publications, better known as SC Biz News. SC Biz is the primary source of business information for South Carolina, publishing titles in Charleston, Columbia and Greenville.
buyer parent: New Media Investment Group
buyer: BridgeTower Media
BridgeTower Media is a leading provider of business information, events and marketing services for the legal, financial, construction and government sectors in more than 20 local and regional markets across the United States. "
target: SC Business Publications, LLC
South Carolina Business Publications, better known as SC Biz News, is the primary source of business information for South Carolina, publishing titles in Charleston, Columbia and Greenville.
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closed 2/2/2017 via Company Press Release

Morris Communications Co. LLC, acquired Georgia Trend Magazine

synopsis: Morris Publishing Group, LLC announced the acquisition of Trend Publications, LLC, which includes the premiere state-wide monthly business publication, Georgia Trend, several annual publications, georgiatrend.com and other print, digital and event assets.
buyer: Morris Communications Co. LLC
Morris Publishing Group, LLC, is a privately held media company based in Augusta, Ga. MPG currently owns and operates 11 daily newspapers as well as non-daily newspapers, city magazines and free community publications in the Southeast, Midwest, Southwest and Alaska. "
target: Georgia Trend Magazine
Georgia Trend presents an analysis of trends in finance, investments, real-estate, politics and the economy each month. More corporate decision makers in the state rely on Georgia Trend for business news and information that can help them plan for the future.
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announced 9/13/2016 via Reuters

Grupo Globo, will acquire Valor Economico

synopsis: Grupo Globo SA, Latin America's largest media conglomerate, agreed to buy out the stake that partner Grupo Folha had in Valor Econômico newspaper. Folha, which is Brazil's largest paper in circulation, and Globo owned half each of Valor Econômico, which was created around 2000 to focus on finance and economics news.
buyer: Grupo Globo
Grupo Globo Media, S.A., together with its subsidiaries, creates, produces, manages, and distributes audiovisual programs. It produces television programs, entertainment shows, and fiction shows that broadcast in Spanish, European, and American channels. "
target: Valor Economico
Valor Econômico is a result of the partnership of two large media groups in Brazil: Grupo Folha and Organizações Globo. It is the largest economy, finance and business newspaper in Brazil, and it has become the most important publication in the area.
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announced 9/29/2015 via Company Press Release

Axel Springer SE, will acquire Business Insider

synopsis: Axel Springer SE, the leading digital publisher in Europe, announced a binding agreement to purchase approximately 88 percent of the shares in New York City-based Business Insider. The company is the leading digital offering for business news in the U.S.
buyer: Axel Springer SE (DB:SPR:$3,564.30)
Axel Springer SE is the leading digital publisher in Europe. The digital media channels already contribute nearly three quarters of total pro-forma revenues today. "
target: Business Insider
Business Insider is a dynamic company reaching the new generation of business leaders. We are a well-funded (including by Jeff Bezos) startup at the forefront of digital media. We are also one of the fastest-growing business media companies, reaching more than 60 million readers per month.
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announced 7/18/2014 via BusinessWire

Integrated Whale Media Investments, will acquire Forbes, Inc.

synopsis: Forbes Media LLC, publisher of Forbes magazine and forbes.com, announced an agreement under which a group of international investors will purchase a majority stake in the company. The newly formed Hong Kong-based investor group Integrated Whale Media Investments is composed of international investors.
buyer: Integrated Whale Media Investments
Integrated Whale Media Investments is a Hong Kong-based international investor group. Its investors include Integrated Asset Management (Asia) Limited (“IAM”). IAM is primarily engaged in public and private equity investments, with expertise in telecommunications, finance and technology investments."
target: Forbes, Inc.
Forbes Media LLC, publisher of Forbes magazine and forbes.com, is an authoritative source of news and information on business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership and affluent lifestyles.
price ($mm)
$500*
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$178
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3.0x
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closed 7/5/2013 via BNC Analysis

Mark Hales, acquired TheBusinessDesk.com

synopsis: TheBusinessDesk.com has been acquired by investor Mark Hales. TheBusinessDesk.com brings the highest standards of regional business information to the Internet and mobile devices, it is the only website dedicated to Yorkshire business news.
buyer: Mark Hales
Mark Hales is a technology investor in the United Kingdom. "
target: TheBusinessDesk.com
TheBusinessDesk.com brings the highest standards of regional business information to the Internet and mobile devices, it is the only website dedicated to Yorkshire business news.
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closed 1/10/2013 via Company Press Release

Impulse Media GmbH, acquired Impulse Media GmbH

synopsis: Nikolaus Förster, the managing director of Impulse Media GmbH, acquired the majority of Impulse Magazine from Gruner+Jahr AG & Co. Impulse is Germany's leading business magazine.
buyer: Impulse Media GmbH
Impulse Media GmbH runs Germany's leading business magazine. They provide new impetus and concrete added value for people who create something of their own, implement ideas and are liable for their actions. They write about entrepreneurs whose ideas and experiences inspire others. "
target parent: Bertelsmann AG
target: Impulse Media GmbH
Impulse Media GmbH runs Germany's leading business magazine. They provide new impetus and concrete added value for people who create something of their own, implement ideas and are liable for their actions. They write about entrepreneurs whose ideas and experiences inspire others.
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closed 8/30/2012 via BNC Analysis

The National Business Review, acquired The National Business Review

synopsis: The National Business Review has been sold by long-time publisher Barry Colman to Todd Scott, the company's chief executive, in a management buyout. The National Business Review is a weekly New Zealand newspaper aimed at the business sector.
buyer: The National Business Review
The National Business Review (NBR) is a weekly New Zealand newspaper aimed at the business sector. The paper is owned by Barry Colman who also publishes the Grocers Review and several other small trade publications. "
target: The National Business Review
The National Business Review (NBR) is a weekly New Zealand newspaper aimed at the business sector. The paper is owned by Barry Colman who also publishes the Grocers Review and several other small trade publications.
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closed 3/21/2012 via BNC Analysis

Graphcom, Inc., acquired Frederick Gorilla

synopsis: Graphcom, Inc., a full-service marketing and publishing firm and G7 Master Printer located in Gettysburg, Pa., announced that it has acquired Frederick Gorilla magazine from All Saints Publishing, LLC of Frederick, Md.
buyer: Graphcom, Inc.
Graphcom, Inc. is a full-service marketing and publishing firm and G7 Master Printer located in historic Gettysburg, Pa. "
target parent: All Saints Publishing, LLC
target: Frederick Gorilla
Frederick Gorilla magazine was launched in August 2011 by Pattee Brown and Harby Tran. Its editorial emphasis was driven from the philosophy that hyper-local journalism is the future of publishing.
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closed 9/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

Octomedia Pty Ltd, acquired Franchise Business

synopsis: Cirrus Media has sold its Franchise Business sector, which includes the magazine Franchising Magazine, website Franchise Business and accompanying newsletter, to B2B specialist publisher Octomedia. Franchise Business is the leading consumer publication and online directory for anyone interested in investing in a franchise.
buyer: Octomedia Pty Ltd
Octomedia has been in publication since 1971 and is Australia’s largest and oldest retail trade publication with daily digital newsletters, websites, news briefs and more. They provide essential knowledge and insight into the trends, issues and events of importance to the retail industry. "
target parent: Catalyst Investment Managers Pty Ltd.
target: Franchise Business
Franchise Business is the leading consumer publication and online directory for anyone interested in investing in a franchise. Features include franchising issues, industry developments, brands and marketing, legal and financial matters, trends and expectations, and franchisee experiences.
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announced 11/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Nobutaka Suzuki, will acquire PROTO Taiwan

synopsis: Proto Corporation has finalized a deal to transfer its shares in its subsidiary Proto Taiwan to Nobutaka Suzuki, the company's director and president. Proto Taiwan engages in the publication of automotive magazines. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in New Taipei City, Taiwan.
buyer: Nobutaka Suzuki
Nobutaka Suzuki is the director and president of Proto Taiwan, a company that engages in the publication of automotive magazines. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in New Taipei City, Taiwan. "
target parent: Proto Corp.
target: PROTO Taiwan
PROTO Taiwan., CO Ltd. engages in the publication of automotive magazines. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in New Taipei City, Taiwan.
price ($mm)
$239
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$2
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announced 9/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

Leboncoin, will acquire L’Argus

synopsis: Leboncoin.fr, a leading classified ads site in France owned by Adevinta, is to acquire L'argus, a France-based weekly newspaper dedicated to the automobile industry, offering classified ads, auto news, a used vehicle value estimator, buying guides and more.
buyer parent: Schibsted Media Group
buyer: Leboncoin
Leboncoin.fr is a leading classified ads site in France. Leboncoin allows people to search and place ads for jobs, vehicles, real estate, electronics, pets, hospitality services, furnishings, clothing, events, and more. Leboncoin operates in 4 continents and has over 250 million visitors every day. "
target: L’Argus
L'argus is a weekly newspaper dedicated to the automobile industry, offering classified ads, auto news, a used vehicle value estimator, buying guides and more. They are based in France.
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announced 6/2/2017 via BusinessWire

Clipper Magazine, will acquire GreatDeals Magazine

synopsis: Valassis, a leader in intelligent media delivery, announced that GreatDeal$ Magazine will join Clipper, the Valassis-owned magazine focused on local businesses. GreatDeal$ is a quality advertising magazine mailed bi-monthly to 220,000 homes in greater Grand Rapids and 120,000 in the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek area.
buyer parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: Clipper Magazine
Clipper Magazine, one of the largest direct-mail publishers in the country, publishes 332 local editions in 27 states, delivering response-driven, full-color glossy ads and money-saving offers. The magazine comprises local merchants and services as well as major regional and national advertisers. "
target: GreatDeals Magazine
GreatDeals is a quality advertising magazine mailed bi-monthly to 220,000 homes in greater Grand Rapids and 120,000 in the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek area. The digital version allows consumers the ability to click to advertisers' websites and social media.
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announced 2/16/2012 via BNC Analysis

Ringier Axel Springer Media AG, will acquire Mojauto

synopsis: Ringier Axel Springer Serbia agreed to acquire Mojauto.rs , the second most visited car market place in Serbia. The online car classifieds portal Mojauto.rs is number two in its segment and offers an additional printed magazine.
buyer parent: Ringier AG
buyer: Ringier Axel Springer Media AG
Ringier Axel Springer Media AG is a leading multimedia company in Central and Eastern Europe with activities in Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Serbia. It is the region's market leader in the segment of widely circulated tabloid dailies and one of the biggest magazine publishers. "
target: Mojauto
Mojauto.rs operates an online car, and car part market place. It is the second most visited online car market place in Serbia. It also operates a printed auto trader magazine.
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closed 10/24/2007 via BusinessWire

ngi group, inc., acquired Fujisan Magazine Service Co., Ltd.

synopsis: The ngi group decided during its board of directors’ meeting held today, October 24, 2007, to acquire the shares necessary to convert Fujisan Magazine Service Co., Ltd. from an affiliate held under the equity accounting method to a consolidated subsidiary.
buyer: ngi group, inc.
ngi group contributes to the world economy by producing innovative businesses and entrepreneurs in the next generation industries and areas, especially Asia, through our competencies on creation, incubation, finding, supporting and investing of the venture businesses. "
target: Fujisan Magazine Service Co., Ltd.
Fujisan Magazine Service is Japan’s first online bookshop providing access to various subscription magazines distributed as digital media over the Internet. Fujisan currently provides customers with digital magazines from several publishing companies through its “Fujisan Digital” service.
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closed 6/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

Süddeutsche Zeitung GmbH, acquired Saal Zwei

synopsis: Süddeutsche Zeitung, the largest regional newspaper in Germany, has acquired Saal Zwei, an online-business-magazine for women. Saal Zwei researchs and compiles information on the most important topics of the week and delivers it every week to registered emails and on their site.
buyer parent: Südwestdeutsche Medienholding GmbH
buyer: Süddeutsche Zeitung GmbH
Süddeutsche Zeitung is the largest regional newspaper in Germany. They reach 1.13 million readers daily. Their contents cover the topics of politics, economy, panorama, sports, culture, knowledge, opportunities, travel, automobile, and style. "
target: Saal Zwei
Saal Zwei is an online-business-magazine for women. They research and compile information on the most important topics of the week and deliver it every week to registered emails and on their site. Their mission is to build a female business brand for women in business, politics and society.
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announced 4/15/2013 via Bloomberg

Times Media Group Limited, will acquire BDFM Publishers Ltd

synopsis: Pearson Plc (PSON), which owns the Financial Times newspaper, has agreed to sell its 50 percent stake in publisher BDFM Publishers Ltd. to South Africa’s Times Media Group Ltd. (TMG), the Johannesburg-based company. BDFM Publishers (Pty) Ltd publishes and distributes newspaper and business magazines in South Africa.
buyer: Times Media Group Limited (TMG:SJ:$345.68)
Times Media Group Limited (TMG) is the holding company that owns leading South Africa media and entertainment assets, boasting prominent brands, innovative content, delivered across a variety of channels. These assets are housed in the operating company Times Media (Pty) Ltd. "
target parent: Pearson plc
target: BDFM Publishers Ltd
BDFM Publishers (Pty) Ltd publishes and distributes newspaper and business magazines. The company offers its publications under Business Day, The Weekender, and Financial Mail brand names. Additionally, it prints management books.
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announced 12/8/2014 via BNC Analysis

Blackstar Group SE, will acquire Times Media Group Limited

synopsis: Times Media Group Ltd. (TMG), the South African publisher of the country’s biggest newspaper, is to be taken over by its biggest shareholder Blackstar Group SE to raise cash for investments in other industries. Blackstar has a 32.5 percent stake of TMG.
buyer: Blackstar Group SE
Blackstar Group is an investment company which looks to invest in businesses with underlying themes of strategic market position and strong cash flows, with a particular focus on businesses operating within South Africa. "
target: Times Media Group Limited (TMG:SJ:$345.68)
Times Media Group Limited (TMG) is the holding company that owns leading South Africa media and entertainment assets, boasting prominent brands, innovative content, delivered across a variety of channels.
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$138 [$171]*
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$354
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closed 11/4/2014 via BNC Analysis

Gallo Record Company, acquired Sheer Sound

synopsis: Gallo Record Company, a division of Times Media Group Limited, has added another major record label to the Gallo stable with the purchase of Sheer Sound. They are a record company that focuses on Afrojazz, World music, Afropop and African flavoured House music.
buyer parent: Times Media Group Limited
buyer: Gallo Record Company
Gallo Record Company is the largest (and oldest independent) record label in South Africa. The company owns over 75% of all recordings ever made in South Africa. "
target: Sheer Sound
Sheer Sound is a South African independent record company with a focus on quality music of all kinds. Sheer Sound houses a wide spread of musical genres under one roof : Afrojazz, World music, Afropop and African flavoured House music.
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closed 1/8/2014 via BNC Analysis

One Fifty Capital, acquired NuMetro

synopsis: One Fifty Capital bought NuMetro, South Africa's second-largest cinema operation, from Times Media for R75 million. Nu Metro Cinemas is a South African cinema company that operates cinemas at 22 locations in South Africa.
buyer: One Fifty Capital
One Fifty Capital is a private equity firm that invests in small to medium enterprises that are innovative, which have great growth potential and have profit making ability. "
target parent: Times Media Group Limited
target: NuMetro
Nu Metro Cinemas is a South African cinema company that operates cinemas at 22 locations in South Africa.
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closed 12/6/2013 via BNC Analysis

Times Media Group Limited, acquired M-Power Radio Ltd.

synopsis: Times Media Group, the holding company that owns leading South Africa media and entertainment assets, announces that it has acquired a 65% interest in Mpower FM Radio, a commercial radio broadcaster based in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, with a satellite studio in Emalahleni.
buyer: Times Media Group Limited (TMG:SJ:$345.68)
Times Media Group Limited (TMG) is the holding company that owns leading South Africa media and entertainment assets, boasting prominent brands, innovative content, delivered across a variety of channels. These assets are housed in the operating company Times Media (Pty) Ltd. "
target: M-Power Radio Ltd.
Mpower FM Radio is a commercial radio broadcaster based in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, with a satellite studio in Emalahleni. The company was launched in 2007.
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closed 8/8/2013 via BNC Analysis

McGregor BFA, acquired I-Net Bridge (Pty) Ltd.

synopsis: TIMES Media Group (TMG) has announced the sale of its wholly owned I-Net Bridge unit to I-Net competitor McGregor BFA. I-Net Bridge provides investment products including real-time and historical market data, news and analytical tools.
buyer parent: Naspers Ltd.
buyer: McGregor BFA
McGregor BFA is South Africa's leading provider of financial data feeds and analysis tools. It covers JSE and global share prices as well as company information including annual reports, financial statements and more. The database and track record stretch back over 40 years. "
target parent: Times Media Group Limited
target: I-Net Bridge (Pty) Ltd.
I-Net Bridge is the leading South African provider of economic data, financial market data and corporate market intelligence. This comprehensive data content, coupled with their home-bred applications, makes I-Net Bridge an invaluable partner in facilitating investment decisions.
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announced 4/15/2013 via Bloomberg

Times Media Group Limited, will acquire BDFM Publishers Ltd

synopsis: Pearson Plc (PSON), which owns the Financial Times newspaper, has agreed to sell its 50 percent stake in publisher BDFM Publishers Ltd. to South Africa’s Times Media Group Ltd. (TMG), the Johannesburg-based company. BDFM Publishers (Pty) Ltd publishes and distributes newspaper and business magazines in South Africa.
buyer: Times Media Group Limited (TMG:SJ:$345.68)
Times Media Group Limited (TMG) is the holding company that owns leading South Africa media and entertainment assets, boasting prominent brands, innovative content, delivered across a variety of channels. These assets are housed in the operating company Times Media (Pty) Ltd. "
target parent: Pearson plc
target: BDFM Publishers Ltd
BDFM Publishers (Pty) Ltd publishes and distributes newspaper and business magazines. The company offers its publications under Business Day, The Weekender, and Financial Mail brand names. Additionally, it prints management books.
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announced 4/15/2013 via Bloomberg

Times Media Group Limited, will acquire BDFM Publishers Ltd

synopsis: Pearson Plc (PSON), which owns the Financial Times newspaper, has agreed to sell its 50 percent stake in publisher BDFM Publishers Ltd. to South Africa’s Times Media Group Ltd. (TMG), the Johannesburg-based company. BDFM Publishers (Pty) Ltd publishes and distributes newspaper and business magazines in South Africa.
buyer: Times Media Group Limited (TMG:SJ:$345.68)
Times Media Group Limited (TMG) is the holding company that owns leading South Africa media and entertainment assets, boasting prominent brands, innovative content, delivered across a variety of channels. These assets are housed in the operating company Times Media (Pty) Ltd. "
target parent: Pearson plc
target: BDFM Publishers Ltd
BDFM Publishers (Pty) Ltd publishes and distributes newspaper and business magazines. The company offers its publications under Business Day, The Weekender, and Financial Mail brand names. Additionally, it prints management books.
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closed 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

WhiteBalance merged with MediaMonks B.V.,

synopsis: S4Capital's brand MediaMonks, a global creative production partner, is merging with Delhi-based content creation and production company WhiteBalance. WhiteBalance is a high-end HD production facility with offices in Mumbai and Delhi.
buyer parent: S4 Capital LLC
buyer: MediaMonks B.V.
Based in the Netherlands, MediaMonks is a global creative production partner. They work with the world’s leading agencies, biggest brands and innovative media and technology companies. They turn ideas, strategy and IP into award-winning campaigns, film, content, products and platforms. "
target: WhiteBalance
WhiteBalance is a high-end HD production facility with offices in Mumbai and Delhi. They are a group of visual storytellers working across multiple film-making genres. Their dream is to put a ding in the universe by creating international-quality work in India.
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announced 11/15/2019 via BNC Analysis

Leonine, will acquire W&B TV

synopsis: Leonine, a German media corporation, will acquire W&B TV from Endemol Shine Group, a Dutch production company. W&B TV is a German television production company. W&B TV is one of Germany’s top drama producers. Their projects include Netflix originals such as Dark, Pagan Peak, 4 Blocks, Tatort, and more.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Leonine
Leonine is a German media corporation. Leonine is comprised of Tele München Gruppe, Universum Film, i&u TV, and Wiedemann & Berg Film. The company produces, distributes, and licenses content in Germany and internationally. They produce and distribute feature films, series, and TV shows. "
target parent: The Walt Disney Company
target: W&B TV
W&B TV is a German television production company. W&B TV is one of Germany’s top drama producers. The company has produced several popular TV movies and shows. Their projects include Netflix originals such as Dark, Pagan Peak, 4 Blocks, Tatort, and more.
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closed 11/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Wheelhouse Group LLC, acquired Campfire Film & Television LLC

synopsis: Wheelhouse Group, a multi-vertical entertainment and media platform, has acquired a majority stake in Campfire, a film and television production company. Campfire produces scripted and nonfiction content across all genres and mediums. Their projects include multiple Netflix Original Films, including 1922, 6 Balloons, The Package, Special, and more.
buyer: Wheelhouse Group LLC
WHEELHOUSE produces premium content that opens new marketing opportunities to businesses and brands. WHEELHOUSE was assembled brick by brick for storytellers, influential talent, top tier strategists and powerful cultural catalysts to inspire and harness the collective power of collaboration. "
target: Campfire Film & Television LLC
Campfire is a film and television production company. Campfire produces scripted and nonfiction content across all genres and mediums. Their projects include multiple Netflix Original Films, including 1922, 6 Balloons, The Package, The Innocent Man, Special, and more.
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closed 11/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

myCANAL, acquired Kino Swiat

synopsis: myCANAL, the leading provider of premium channels and thematic in France, acquired Kino Świat, a Polish independent film distributor in Poland, active in the most important distribution fields, such as cinema, video, video on demand and television.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: myCANAL
myCANAL (Canal+) is the leading provider of premium channels and thematic in France. They are the leader in premium-content and themed networks. They are also the leading pay-TV company, and platform in multi-channel bundling and distribution of pay-TV offerings in France. "
target: Kino Swiat
Kino Świat is a Polish independent film distributor in Poland, active in the most important distribution fields, such as cinema, video, video on demand and television. In addition to distribution, Kino Świat is also involved in the production and co-production of Polish and foreign films.
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closed 10/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Mediawan S.A., acquired Radar Films

synopsis: Mediawan, a Special Purpose Acquisition Company, has acquired a majority stake in Radar Films, a French film production company. Radar Films produces French and English-language films. Radar Films is the production company behind “Belle and Sebastian,” one of France’s most successful family movie franchises.
buyer: Mediawan S.A. (ENXTPA:MDW:$537.66)
Mediawan is a ‘Special Purpose Acquisition Company’ (SPAC) created to acquire one or more operating businesses with an intention to focus on “target businesses or companies with principal operations in the traditional and digital media content and entertainment industries in Europe”. "
target: Radar Films
Radar Films is a French film production company. Radar Films produces French and English-language films. Radar Films is the production company behind “Belle and Sebastian,” one of France’s most successful family movie franchises. Their other films include Divorce Club, Spread Your Wings, and more.
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closed 10/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Endeavor Content, acquired Glassman Media

synopsis: Endeavor Content, a division of Endeavor that specializes in scripted television and feature film financing, development, and sales, has acquired Glassman Media, an independent Los Angeles-based international television production company. Glassman Media specializes in producing non-scripted shows.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: Endeavor Content
Endeavor Content specializes in scripted television and feature film financing, development, and sales. Endeavor Content has financed, packaged or sold more than 100 premium shows and films. In the non-scripted space, they create original content and help their clients bring their projects to life. "
target: Glassman Media
Glassman Media is an independent Los Angeles-based international television production company. Glassman Media specializes in producing non-scripted shows. They produce shows in the network primetime dating, competition, self-improvement, and game formats.
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closed 9/18/2019 via Company Press Release

Entertainment One Ltd, acquired BLACKFIN

synopsis: Entertainment One (eOne), a global independent studio that specialises in the production, distribution and sales of entertainment content, has acquired BLACKFIN, a leading producer of premium, nonfiction long-form TV content. BLACKFIN's diverse slate of productions include Finding Escobar’s Millions, I Am Homicide, Homicide City, and more.
buyer: Entertainment One Ltd (LSE:ETO:$1,173.08)
Entertainment One is a global independent studio that specializes in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. Their diversified expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales, family programming, and more. "
target: BLACKFIN
BLACKFIN is a leading producer of premium, nonfiction long-form TV content. BLACKFIN's diverse slate of productions include Finding Escobar’s Millions, I Am Homicide, Homicide City, Primal Instinct, and Bad Henry. Their productions reach audiences on Discovery, History, Netflix, and other networks.
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closed 9/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Boat Rocker Media, acquired Platform One Media

synopsis: Boat Rocker Media, a global entertainment company that creates, produces and distributes premium media content for all platforms, acquired Platform One Media, a television production studio that has developed a world-class slate of projects, including the recently greenlit untitled science fiction series from Simon Kinberg and David Weil for Apple.
buyer: Boat Rocker Media
Boat Rocker Media is a global entertainment company that creates, produces and distributes premium media content for all platforms and develops brands and IP for worldwide monetization. "
target: Platform One Media
Platform One Media is a television production studio. Platform One has developed a world-class slate of projects, including the recently greenlit untitled science fiction series from Simon Kinberg and David Weil for Apple, and straight-to-series Rust for Showtime.
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announced 9/11/2019 via PR Newswire

Crunchyroll, will acquire Viz Media Europe, S.A.R.L.

synopsis: Crunchyroll, an anime sharing platform serving fans in over 200 countries, will acquire VIZ Media Europe Group, one of Europe's established licensors and distributors of Japanese animation. The acquisition will bring together Crunchyroll's global platform with VIZ Media Europe Group's EMEA-wide network of partners, distributors, and licensees.
buyer parent: AT&T
buyer: Crunchyroll
Crunchyroll is an anime sharing platform connecting 50 million registered users and 2 million subscribers. Via its app on game consoles, set-top boxes, mobile devices, and more, Crunchyroll delivers content from leading media producers to viewers translated professionally in multiple languages. "
target parent: Shogakukan Inc
target: Viz Media Europe, S.A.R.L.
Paris-based VIZ Media Europe (VME) specializes in managing the development, marketing, and distribution throughout Europe, Middle East, and Africa of some of the most popular Japanese manga and animation properties for consumers of all ages.
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closed 8/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Koch Media, acquired KSM GmbH

synopsis: Independent film and home entertainment distributor Koch Films, part of Koch Media Group, has acquired Germany-based KSM GmbH. KSM is involved in the production, distribution and marketing of international film and TV productions. Their anime division, KSM Anime, is among the top three anime publishers in Germany.
buyer parent: THQ Nordic AB
buyer: Koch Media
Austria-based Koch Media is a leading, independent producer and marketer of digital entertainment products and accessories. Its business areas include distribution of media products, including movies, video games and software products, and games publishing under the Deep Silver label. "
target: KSM GmbH
Founded in 2002 and based in Germany, KSM GmbH has been involved in the production, distribution and marketing of international film and TV productions. Their anime division, KSM Anime, is among the top three anime publishers in Germany.
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announced 8/23/2019 via BusinessWire

Hasbro, Inc., will acquire Entertainment One Ltd

synopsis: Hasbro, Inc., a global play and entertainment company, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Entertainment One, a global independent studio that specializes in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content.
buyer: Hasbro, Inc. (HAS:$4,681.38)
Hasbro is a global play and entertainment company committed to Creating the World's Best Play Experiences. From toys and games to television, movies, digital gaming and consumer products, Hasbro offers a variety of ways for audiences to experience its iconic brands. "
target: Entertainment One Ltd (LSE:ETO:$1,173.08)
Entertainment One is a global independent studio that specializes in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,420 [$4,001]
rev ($mm)
$1,144
EBITDA ($mm)
$136
EV / rev
3.7x
EV / EBITDA
30.7x
closed 12/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Viacom Inc. merged with CBS Corporation,

synopsis: ViacomCBS Inc. has announced the completion of the merger between CBS Corporation and Viacom Inc. The combined company, ViacomCBS Inc., will be a leading global, multiplatform, premium content company.
buyer: CBS Corporation (CBS:$15,295.00)
CBS Corporation is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world's largest libraries of entertainment content. "
target: Viacom Inc. (VIAB:$12,838.00)
Viacom creates entertainment experiences that drive conversation and culture around the world. Through television, film, digital media, live events, merchandise and solutions, their brands connect with diverse, young and young at heart audiences in more than 180 countries.
price ($mm)[EV]
$11,696 [$19,932]
rev ($mm)
$12,890
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,029
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
6.7x
closed 8/5/2019 via BNC Analysis

Omnia Media, Inc., acquired Wisecrack

synopsis: Blue Ant Media subsidiary and leading gaming content company, Omnia Media, has acquired Wisecrack, the digital video and podcasting company behind such shows as “Thug Notes,” and “The Philosophy of Everything,” as well as the “Rick and Morty” podcast “The Squanch.”
buyer parent: Blue Ant Media
buyer: Omnia Media, Inc.
Omnia Media is a leading gaming content company with a global reach of over 50 million monthly visitors and nearly three billion views a month via digital and OTT platforms such as YouTube, Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram, Twitch, Amazon and Roku. "
target: Wisecrack
Wisecrack is the digital video and podcasting company behind such shows as “Thug Notes,” and “The Philosophy of Everything,” as well as the “Rick and Morty” podcast “The Squanch.”
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closed 7/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

ITV Studios Limited, acquired Armoza Formats

synopsis: ITV Studios, the UK's biggest television production company, has acquired Armoza Formats, an Israeli content development and distribution company dedicated to television. Armoza Formats has over 100 formats in their catalogue and productions across the globe. Their shows span across all genres, including reality, game shows, comedy, and more.
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: Armoza Formats
Armoza Formats is an Israeli content development and distribution company dedicated to television and new-media formats. Armoza Formats has over 100 formats in their catalogue and productions across the globe. Their shows span across all genres, including reality, game shows, comedy, and more.
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closed 7/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

CBS Corporation, acquired PatMa Productions, LLC

synopsis: CBS has acquired an ownership stake in PatMa Productions, an independent producer that is led by Nina Tassler, and film and television producer Denise Di Novi and is devoted to amplifying diverse voices. CBS’ various media outlets will get a first look at new PatMa programming being developed for broadcast and premium markets.
buyer: CBS Corporation (CBS:$15,295.00)
CBS Corporation is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world's largest libraries of entertainment content. "
target: PatMa Productions, LLC
PatMa Productions is an indie film studio founded by former CBS Entertainment chairman Nina Tassler and veteran producer Denise De Novi. PatMa is developing “American Martyrs” a limited series for Showtime based on Joyce Carol Oates’ 2017 novel, “A Book of American Martyrs.”
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closed 7/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

myCANAL, acquired ROK Advertising

synopsis: French television company myCANAL (Canal+) has acquired the ROK film studio from IROKO. ROK Studios is a leading African film and television studio and production house, based in Lagos, Nigeria. Actress and producer Mary Njoku — IROKOtv CEO Jason Njoku’s wife — founded ROK studios and will stay on as director general under the Canal+ acquisition.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: myCANAL
myCANAL (Canal+) is the leading provider of premium channels and thematic in France. They are the leader in premium-content and themed networks. They are also the leading pay-TV company, and platform in multi-channel bundling and distribution of pay-TV offerings in France. "
target parent: IROKO
target: ROK Advertising
ROK Studios is a leading African film and television studio and production house, based in Lagos, Nigeria. ROK Studios is an awesome and dynamic African production studio focused on creating and producing original high quality African Film and TV series.
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announced 7/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Spackman Entertainment Group Limited, will acquire Simplex Films

synopsis: Spackman Entertainment Group, one of Korea's leading entertainment production groups, will acquire Simplex Films, a film studio in South Korea. Simplex's first movie, Jesters: The Game Changers, is a historical comedy. Their other movies include A Bolt from the Blue, Irrevocable Promise, Our Superstar K, Happy Murder, Girl Crush, and Temptation.
buyer: Spackman Entertainment Group Limited (Catalist:4:$16.40)
Spackman Entertainment Group Limited (“SEGL”) is a leading entertainment production company that is primarily engaged in the independent development, production, presentation, and financing of theatrical motion pictures in Korea. "
target: Simplex Films
Simplex Films is a film studio in South Korea. Simplex's first movie, Jesters: The Game Changers, is a historical comedy. Their other movies include A Bolt from the Blue, Irrevocable Promise, Our Superstar K, Happy Murder, Girl Crush, and Temptation.
price ($mm)
$2.40
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announced 7/12/2019 via Company Press Release

Entertainment One Ltd, will acquire Daisybeck Studios Ltd.

synopsis: Entertainment One, an independent UK studio, will acquire Daisybeck Studios, an independent television company producing quality factual, factual entertainment, and event programming. Daisybeck has created hundreds of hours of programming, making the company the largest truly independent production company in Yorkshire.
buyer: Entertainment One Ltd (LSE:ETO:$1,173.08)
Entertainment One is a UK-based independent studio that specializes in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution, and sales of entertainment content. Their diversified expertise spans across film, television, music, family programming, digital content, and live entertainment."
target: Daisybeck Studios Ltd.
Daisybeck Studios is a UK-based multi-award winning independent production company specialising in Factual, Factual Entertainment and Event Programming. Daisybeck is the fastest growing true indie in Yorkshire and in the last year has made more than 60 hours of network TV in the UK.
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closed 7/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

NEWEN, acquired Reel One Entertainment

synopsis: Newen, the French leader in audiovisual production and distribution, with a strong international presence, has acquired a majority stake in Reel One, a Canadian company that develops, finances, produces and distributes commercial television films and series for a worldwide audience.
buyer parent: TF1 Group
buyer: NEWEN
Newen is the French leader in audiovisual production and distribution, with a strong international presence. Newen creates programs for all players in the sector, from public and private channels to digital platforms. Newen is also a major player in audiovisual distribution in France and abroad. "
target: Reel One Entertainment
Canada's Reel One Entertainment develops, finances, produces and distributes commercial television films and series for a worldwide audience. Already a leading provider of television movies, the company has recently branched out into the production and distribution of scripted TV series.
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$185.84
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3200
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2012
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EBITDA ($mm)
$40.08
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$34.51
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Ticker: LSE:ETO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Entertainment One Ltd
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year
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EBITDA ($mm)
$139.72
EBIT ($mm)
$88.12
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$14.58
Employees
1190
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The Madison Square Garden Company
The Madison Square Garden Company
The Madison Square Garden Company is a fully integrated sports, media and entertainment business. It is comprised of three business segments: MSG Sports, MSG Media and MSG Entertainment, which are strategically aligned to work together to drive the Company's overall business.
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2016
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4836
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China Film Co., Ltd.
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2016
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$1,125.23
EBITDA ($mm)
$256.05
EBIT ($mm)
$181.35
Net Income ($mm)
$151.78
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3776
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Atresmedia Corporación de Medios de Comunicación, S.A.
Atresmedia Corporación de Medios de Comunicación, S.A.
Atresmedia, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the television, radio, cinema, the Internet, and advertising businesses. The company operates 57 television channels and 31 radio stations in Germany, France, Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg, Spain, Hungary, Croatia, and the Southeast Asia.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,089.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$222.76
EBIT ($mm)
$207.24
Net Income ($mm)
$145.84
Employees
1960
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Ticker: TSE:9470
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gakken Co. Ltd.
Gakken Co. Ltd.
The Gakken Group is involved in the daily lives of people on many different levels through its broad scope of business activities. Gakken carries out wide-ranging publishing activities, provides various classrooms and preparatory schools, and other preschool- and school-related activities.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$750.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.94
EBIT ($mm)
$8.16
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3035
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Ticker: 300027
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Huayi Brothers Media Corporation
Huayi Brothers Media Corporation
Huayi Brothers Media Corporation engages in the production, issuing, and derivative businesses of movies, television plays, and music in China and internationally.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$607.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$125.44
EBIT ($mm)
$114.91
Net Income ($mm)
$116.24
Employees
2329
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Ticker: TSE:7913
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tosho Printing Company, Limited
Tosho Printing Company, Limited
Tosho Printing Company, Limited is engaged in the production and sale of publication printings and commercial printings in Japan. The company produces a variety of products, including dictionaries, encyclopedias, textbooks, reference books, picture books, comics, magazines, art books, and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$466.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.81
EBIT ($mm)
($0.41)
Net Income ($mm)
$90.47
Employees
1529
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Ticker: TSX:TS.B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Torstar Corporation
Torstar Corporation
Torstar Corporation is a broadly based, progressive media company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TS.B), with a long history in daily and community newspapers, book publishing and digital businesses.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$458.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.86
EBIT ($mm)
$18.89
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3253
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Ticker: 002292
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Guangdong Alpha Animation and Culture Co., Ltd.
Guangdong Alpha Animation and Culture Co., Ltd.
Guangdong Alpha Animation and Culture Co., one of the largest animation and entertainment businesses in China, has years of experience in operating and creating value from animation.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$418.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$87.48
EBIT ($mm)
$81.02
Net Income ($mm)
$71.73
Employees
1000
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