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announced 12/3/2013 via PR Newswire

V Media, will purchase MusiMax & MusiquePlus from Bell Media

synopsis: V Media Group and Bell Media announced they have entered into an agreement for the acquisition of MusiquePlus and MusiMax by V Media Group. MusiMax is a Canadian French language channel focusing on music. MusiquePlus Inc. owns and operates television broadcasting stations, music stations and provides cable television services.
buyer: V Media
V Media Group is a Québec-based media company. V Media Group owns and operates V, one of Canada`s leading French-language conventional broadcasters; a young, dynamic and innovative network focused on pure entertainment. "
seller parent: BCE, Inc.
seller: Bell Media
MusiMax is a Canadian French language Category A specialty channel, focusing primarily on adult contemporary music. MusiquePlus Inc. owns and operates television broadcasting stations, music stations and provides cable television services.
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announced 1/19/2018 via BusinessWire

TPG Growth, will acquire TRACE Company

synopsis: TPG Growth, the middle market and growth equity investment platform of global alternative asset firm TPG, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in TRACE, the market leader in afro-urban music and entertainment.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: TPG Growth
TPG Growth is the middle market and growth equity investment platform of TPG, the global private investment firm. With over $8.3 billion of assets under management, TPG Growth targets investments in a broad range of industries and geographies. "
target parent: Modern Times Group MTG AB
target: TRACE Company
TRACE is a global multi-platform media and entertainment company that connects with multicultural audiences through premium afro urban music and content across 21 pay TV channels, radios, motion picture, online and mobile services in over 160 countries to 200M viewers and listeners.
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closed 1/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ivan Tavrin, acquired UTH Russia Limited

synopsis: Ivan Tavrin, one of the first people to begin developing the media industry in Russia, has acquired UTH Russia from USM Holdings, a company that consolidates the various investments and holdings of Alisher Usmanov. UTH Russia is a TV broadcasting company in Russia that operates the U Channel, the Disney Channel, and the MUZ-TV Channel.
buyer: Ivan Tavrin
Ivan Tavrin was one of the first to begin developing the media industry in Russia and has more than 15 years of success behind him. Ivan has pioneered a whole range of successful Russian media companies including the Regional Media Group, Media One, Vybery Radio and TV-3. "
target parent: USM Holdings
target: UTH Russia Limited
UTH Russia is a TV broadcasting company in Russia. The company operates the U Channel, the Disney Channel, and the MUZ-TV Channel. U Channel is a TV channel aimed at women, Disney Channel is a family TV channel that offers classic Walt Disney animations, and MUZ-TV Channel is a music TV channel.
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announced 10/6/2017 via BNC Analysis

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited, will acquire 9X Media Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Media tycoon Subhash Chandra-led Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd has agreed to acquire 9X Media Pvt. Ltd and its unit INX Music Pvt. Ltd. 9X Media is India's largest Music Broadcaster operating 5 music television channels.
buyer parent: Essel Group
buyer: Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (NSEI:ZEEL:$934.27)
Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (ZEEL) is a worldwide media brand offering entertainment content to diverse audiences. With a presence in over 172 countries, ZEEL is among the largest global content companies across genres, languages, and platforms. "
target parent: New Silk Route Partners
target: 9X Media Pvt. Ltd.
9X Media is India's largest Music Broadcaster operating 5 music television channels and a Bollywood news portal - www.spotboye.com. The Music Channels operated by 9X Media include 9XM, 9X Jhakaas, 9X Jalwa, 9X Tashan and 9XO.
price ($mm)
$24
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$24
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announced 6/21/2016 via Company Press Release

Stingray Digital Media Group, will purchase JuiceBox, MuchLoud, MuchRetro & MuchVibe from Bell Media

synopsis: Bell Media announced that it has entered into an agreement with Montréal-based Stingray Digital Group Inc. for the sale of four of its specialty services: Juicebox, MuchLoud, MuchRetro, and MuchVibe. Bell Media creates content and builds brands that entertain, inform, engage, and inspire audiences through the platforms of their choice.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$211.31)
Stingray is a leading business-to-business multi-platform music and in-store media solutions provider operating on a global scale. Geared towards individuals and businesses alike, Stingray's products include: Stingray Music, Stingray Concerts, Stingray Brava, Stingray Ambiance and Stingray Karaoke. "
seller parent: BCE, Inc.
seller: Bell Media
Bell Media is Canada’s premier multimedia company. JuiceBox is a music video channel devoted to kids. MuchLoud delivers the best in Alternative, Metal and Punk music videos. MuchRetro is dedicated to music videos of the '80s and '90s. MuchVibe is Canada's only all urban music TV station.
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closed 4/4/2016 via BusinessWire

BET Networks, acquired Soul Train

synopsis: BET Networks, a division of Viacom announced it has acquired Soul Train from InterMedia Partners and The Yucaipa Companies. The assets acquired include one of the largest libraries of African American, music-oriented content in the world, including over 1,100 television episodes and 40 television specials.
buyer parent: Viacom Inc.
buyer: BET Networks
BET, a subsidiary of Viacom, Inc., is the nation's leading television network providing entertainment, music, news and public affairs programming for the African-American audience. The BET Network reaches more than 79 million households and can be seen in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean."
target parent: InterMedia Partners
target: Soul Train
Soul Train is a long-running, music-related, syndicated television program. Soul Train has primarily featured performances by R&B, soul, and hip hop artists, although jazz musicians and gospel singers have also appeared. The program was created by Don Cornelius.
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announced 1/22/2015 via BNC Analysis

Discovery Communications, Inc., will acquire Deejay TV

synopsis: Italian media group L'Espresso has signed an agreement for the transfer of the broadcaster Deejay TV to Discovery Italia, the Italian branch of Discovery Channel. Deejay broadcasts music videos and music programs on its channel.
buyer: Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISC.A:$12,191.00)
Discovery Communications is the world's #1 pay-TV programmer, reaching 2.5 billion cumulative subscribers in over 220 countries and territories. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools, including an award-winning series of K-12 digital textbooks. "
target parent: Gruppo Editoriale L'Espresso S.p.A.
target: Deejay TV
Based in Milan, Italy. Deejay TV is a television channel that broadcasts music videos and music programs. Deejay TV was formerly known as All Music S.p.A.
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closed 7/1/2014 via GlobeNewswire

NUVOtv, acquired Fuse

synopsis: NUVOtv parent company, SíTV Media, Inc., has completed its acquisition of the Fuse network from The Madison Square Garden Company. As a national network dedicated to music, Fuse reaches 73 million Nielsen subscribers nationwide and features original series and specials, exclusive interviews, live concerts and video blocks.
buyer: NUVOtv
NUVOtv is the premier English-language destination for Latino entertainment, embodying the vibrancy and richness of modern Latino culture. Providing original entertainment and lifestyle programming, NUVOtv is available in more than 32 million homes nationwide with major distribution partners "
target parent: The Madison Square Garden Company
target: Fuse
Fuse is a national television network that provides a unique, multi-platform destination for music lovers, connecting fans with their favorite artists and delivering the most comprehensive coverage of the music industry today.
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closed 6/30/2014 via BusinessWire

Modern Times Group MTG AB, acquired Trace Partners SAS

synopsis: Modern Times Group MTG AB, the international entertainment group, announced that it has completed the acquisition of 75% of Trace Partners SAS, the France based youth media brand and global pay-TV channel operator.
buyer: Modern Times Group MTG AB (MTG B:$4,712.00)
Modern Times Group (MTG) is an international entertainment broadcasting group with operations that span four continents and include free-TV, pay-TV, radio and content production businesses. "
target: Trace Partners SAS
TRACE is an international media group specializing in music and sport, which publishes TV channels distributed in 160 countries and provides digital services, activities of mobile telephony, radio and events.
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$41*
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announced 2/6/2014 via Market Wire

Ubiquity Broadcasting Corporation, will acquire ZUUS Media

synopsis: Irvine-based Ubiquity Broadcasting Corp., announced that it has entered into a non-binding term sheet to acquire ZUUS Media. ZUUS offers four genre-specific music television channels (ZUUS Country, ZUUS Latino, ZUUS Hip Hop + R&B and ZUUS Hits), currently available in over 60 million US households and growing.
buyer: Ubiquity Broadcasting Corporation (OTCBB:UBIQ:$0.45)
Ubiquity Broadcasting Corporation is an emerging broadcasting & media technologies company, that owns a portfolio of intellectual property relating to Internet, Social Media and Cloud-Based applications, where it also owns and operates an in-house, state-of-the-art production facility. "
target: ZUUS Media
ZUUS Media is a next-generation media company that operates ZUUS. ZUUS offers four genre-specific music television channels (ZUUS Country, ZUUS Latino, ZUUS Hip Hop + R&B and ZUUS Hits), currently available in over 60 million US households and growing.
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closed 1/27/2009 via Market Wire

Mag Rack Entertainment, Inc., acquired CONCERT.TV

synopsis: Mag Rack Entertainment, an interactive television, web and mobile entertainment company, announced that it has acquired CONCERT.TV, the video-on-demand (VOD) television network dedicated to live music performances and documentaries.
buyer: Mag Rack Entertainment, Inc.
Mag Rack Entertainment, Inc., formed in 2008, is a New York-based media company focused on delivering interactive and personalized media to consumers via TV, mobile devices and the Internet. "
target: CONCERT.TV
First launched in 2003, CONCERT.TV was the first digital network dedicated to live music and the lifestyle that surrounds it. The network reaches nearly 30 million television homes via Comcast, Charter, Cox, DirecTV, and other cable TV operators. Moving forward, CONCERT.
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closed 6/19/2008 via paidContent.org

MadVision Entertainment, acquired Soul Train

synopsis: Don Cornelius, founder of the once-famed music and dance program Soul Train has sold the show to MadVision Entertainment, an LA-based company backed by PE firm InterMedia Partners. The iconic franchise includes the brand and the production rights for the weekly Soul Train series, along with a catalog of about 1,100 hours of archival footage.
buyer: MadVision Entertainment
MadVision Media is a multimedia company whose mission is to acquire and create content that can be branded and exploited across multiple media platforms. Deeply rooted in the urban cultural experience, this content will inspire, entertain and empower. "
target: Soul Train
Soul Train is a long-running, music-related, syndicated television program. Soul Train has primarily featured performances by R&B, soul, and hip hop artists, although jazz musicians and gospel singers have also appeared. The program was created by Don Cornelius.
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closed 7/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Les Echos SA, myCANAL, acquired Mezzo SA

synopsis: Les Echos and myCANAL (Canal+) have announced the joint acquisition of Mezzo from Lagardère Group and France Télévisions. Paris-based Mezzo is a 21-year old broadcaster that runs two pay-TV channels, Mezzo and Mezzo Live HD, centred around classical music, jazz and dance.
buyer: Les Echos SA
buyer: myCANAL
Les Echos is the leading source of French economic and financial information. myCANAL (Canal+) is the leading provider of premium channels and thematic in France. "
target parent: Lagardère SCA
target: Mezzo SA
Paris-based Mezzo is a 21-year old broadcaster that runs two pay-TV channels, Mezzo and Mezzo Live HD, centred around classical music, jazz and dance.
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$11
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announced 5/29/2018 via Company Press Release

TRACE Company, will purchase Gospel Music Tv from THEMA SAS

synopsis: TRACE, a global multi-platform media and entertainment company, will acquire Gospel Music Tv from THEMA, a distributor of pay TV channels. Gospel Music Tv is a gospel music TV channel designed for the Sub-Saharan African audience. The channel offers African, American, contemporary, urban, and traditional gospel music.
buyer: TRACE Company
TRACE is a global multi-platform media and entertainment company that connects with multicultural audiences through premium afro urban music and content across 21 pay TV channels, radios, motion picture, online and mobile services in over 160 countries to 200M viewers and listeners. "
seller parent: Vivendi SA
seller: THEMA SAS
Gospel Music Tv is a gospel music TV channel designed for the Sub-Saharan African audience. The channel offers African, American, contemporary, urban, and traditional gospel music. Gospel Music Tv belongs to THEMA, a distributor of pay TV channels to cable, IPTV, and DTH operators.
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closed 5/26/2017 via Company Press Release

Stingray Digital Media Group, acquired C Music Entertainment Ltd.

synopsis: Stingray Digital Group Inc., a leading business-to-business multiplatform music provider, announced that it has acquired C Music Entertainment Ltd. ("C Music TV"), a London-based, multi-award-winning satellite and cable television channel dedicated to classical, crossover, and cinematic music videos.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$211.31)
Stingray is a leading business-to-business multi-platform music and in-store media solutions provider operating on a global scale. Geared towards individuals and businesses alike, Stingray's products include: Stingray Music, Stingray Concerts, Stingray Brava, Stingray Ambiance and Stingray Karaoke. "
target: C Music Entertainment Ltd.
C Music Entertainment Ltd. ("C Music TV") is a London-based, multi-award-winning satellite and cable television channel dedicated to classical, crossover, and cinematic music videos. C Music TV is distributed through pay TV, satellite, IPTV and mobile providers in 105 countries.
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closed 3/15/2017 via GlobeNewswire

WhereverTV, acquired Digital RodeoTV

synopsis: WhereverTV Broadcasting Corp., which delivers Over the Top subscription television services to a variety of devices including smartphones, TabletPCs, and computers, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Digital RodeoTV. Digital RodeoTV delivers a content rich mixture of music and videos from independent country artists.
buyer: WhereverTV (OTCPK:TVTV:$0.00)
Founded in 2006, WhereverTV is the next generation subscription television service providing consumers with live-streaming, genre-specific, and in-language viewing choices from around the world, delivered to anywhere in the world, and through any internet enabled device. "
target: Digital RodeoTV
Digital RodeoTV delivers a content rich mixture of music and videos from independent country artists, current artists and legacy artists. Digital RodeoTV broadcasts interviews, videos and live streaming and recorded concert events.
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closed 1/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

Stingray Digital Media Group, acquired Classica GmbH

synopsis: Canadian digital entertainment group Stingray Digital has acquired the pay TV channel Classica from Beta Film CEO Jan Mojto’s classical music subsidary Unitel. Launched in 1996, Classica presents operas, ballets and concerts from some of the world’s most renowned opera houses, concert halls and music festivals.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$211.31)
Stingray is a leading business-to-business multi-platform music and in-store media solutions provider operating on a global scale. Geared towards individuals and businesses alike, Stingray's products include: Stingray Music, Stingray Concerts, Stingray Brava, Stingray Ambiance and Stingray Karaoke. "
target parent: Unitel GmbH & Co.KG
target: Classica GmbH
Classica is the worldwide leading pay TV channel for classical music, dedicated to audiovisual productions of the highest artistic and technical level. Launched in 1996, Classica presents the best operas, concerts, dance performances and documentaries from the world's most renowned concert halls.
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closed 6/15/2016 via Company Press Release

Stingray Digital Media Group, acquired Festival 4K B.V.

synopsis: Stingray Digital Group Inc., a leading business-to-business multiplatform music provider, announced that it has acquired the Festival 4K television channel. Festival 4K is the leading 4K Ultra HD channel with an international customer base. Its diverse programming includes hundreds of hours of extraordinary shows and events recorded live.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$211.31)
Stingray is a leading business-to-business multi-platform music and in-store media solutions provider operating on a global scale. Geared towards individuals and businesses alike, Stingray's products include: Stingray Music, Stingray Concerts, Stingray Brava, Stingray Ambiance and Stingray Karaoke. "
target: Festival 4K B.V.
Available to more than 7 million subscribers currently under contract, Festival 4K is the leading 4K Ultra HD channel with an international customer base. Its diverse programming includes hundreds of hours of extraordinary shows and events recorded live.
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closed 2/9/2022 via BNC Analysis

Moonbug, purchased Little Angel from Valnet Inc.

synopsis: Moonbug has acquired Little Angel, a network of kids-focused YouTube channels that generate about 1.5 billion views a month. The main Little Angel channel produces animated videos set to nursery rhymes and songs for kids, and has about 27 million subscribers on YouTube.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: Moonbug
Moonbug is a global entertainment company providing fun and safe content for children. Moonbug develops and distributes age-appropriate content that encourages healthy values such as compassion, empathy and resilience, while teaching children fundamental life skills. "
seller parent: Valsoft Corp
seller: Valnet Inc.
Little Angel is a network of kids-focused YouTube channels that generate about 1.5 billion views a month. The main Little Angel channel produces animated videos set to nursery rhymes and songs for kids, and has about 27 million subscribers on YouTube.
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closed 7/30/2020 via Yahoo, Inc.

Moonbug, acquired Cocomelon

synopsis: Cocomelon, the YouTube children’s animated nursery rhymes and songs channel that is one of the platform’s most-viewed channel with over 3.3 billion average monthly views, has been acquired by Moonbug Entertainment.
buyer: Moonbug
Moonbug is a global entertainment company providing fun and safe content for children. Moonbug develops and distributes age-appropriate content that encourages healthy values such as compassion, empathy and resilience, while teaching children fundamental life skills. "
target: Cocomelon
Cocomelon is a YouTube children’s animated nursery rhymes and songs channel that is one of the platform’s most-viewed channel with over 3.3 billion average monthly views
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announced 7/24/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Bell Media, will acquire Noovo.ca

synopsis: Bell Media announced it has entered into an agreement with the shareholders of Groupe V Média to acquire conventional network V along with related digital assets including the ad-supported VOD service Noovo.ca. V is a Quebec general-interest television channel that is available on several platforms.
buyer parent: BCE, Inc.
buyer: Bell Media
Bell Media creates content and builds brands that entertain, inform, engage, and inspire audiences through the platforms of their choice. Bell Media is Canada’s leading content creation company with premier assets in television, radio, out-of-home advertising, and digital media. "
target parent: Groupe V Media Inc
target: Noovo.ca
Canada-based Noovo.ca is an ad-supported VOD (video on demand) service. Noovo.ca offers V, a Quebec general-interest television channel that is available on several platforms.
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announced 10/18/2017 via PR Newswire

Bell Media, will purchase Historia and Séries+ from Corus Entertainment, Inc.

synopsis: Corus Entertainment Inc., a leading Canadian media and content company, announced it has reached an agreement to sell French-language specialty channels Historia and Séries+ to Bell Media. Historia is Corus' French-language History Channel offering and Séries+ offers the most popular series in the world and creates original Quebecois content.
buyer parent: BCE, Inc.
buyer: Bell Media
Bell Media creates content and builds brands that entertain, inform, engage, and inspire audiences through the platforms of their choice. Bell Media is Canada’s leading content creation company with premier assets in television, radio, out-of-home advertising, and digital media. "
seller: Corus Entertainment, Inc. (TSX:CJR.B:$1,243.12)
Based in Canada, Corus Entertainment Inc. is a media company that creates and delivers high quality brands and content globally. Their content includes French-language specialty channels such as Historia, their History Channel offering and Séries+ which creates original Quebecois content.
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announced 8/9/2017 via Company Press Release

Bell Media, will purchase 4 Ontario Radio Stations from Larche Communications Inc.

synopsis: Bell Media announced it has signed an agreement to acquire four FM radio stations in Ontario from Larche Communications Inc. (LCI). The four radio stations are CICZ-FM in Midland, CJOS-FM in Owen Sound, CICS-FM in Sudbury, and CICX-FM in Orillia.
buyer parent: BCE, Inc.
buyer: Bell Media
Bell Media creates content and builds brands that entertain, inform, engage, and inspire audiences through the platforms of their choice. Bell Media is Canada’s premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio, out-of-home advertising, and digital media. "
seller: Larche Communications Inc.
Larche Communications operates four radio stations in Canada: CICZ-FM in Midland, CJOS-FM in Owen Sound, CICS-FM in Sudbury, and CICX-FM in Orillia. Larche Communications also operates a digital agency in the province of Ontario.
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announced 6/21/2016 via Company Press Release

Stingray Digital Media Group, will purchase JuiceBox, MuchLoud, MuchRetro & MuchVibe from Bell Media

synopsis: Bell Media announced that it has entered into an agreement with Montréal-based Stingray Digital Group Inc. for the sale of four of its specialty services: Juicebox, MuchLoud, MuchRetro, and MuchVibe. Bell Media creates content and builds brands that entertain, inform, engage, and inspire audiences through the platforms of their choice.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$211.31)
Stingray is a leading business-to-business multi-platform music and in-store media solutions provider operating on a global scale. Geared towards individuals and businesses alike, Stingray's products include: Stingray Music, Stingray Concerts, Stingray Brava, Stingray Ambiance and Stingray Karaoke. "
seller parent: BCE, Inc.
seller: Bell Media
Bell Media is Canada’s premier multimedia company. JuiceBox is a music video channel devoted to kids. MuchLoud delivers the best in Alternative, Metal and Punk music videos. MuchRetro is dedicated to music videos of the '80s and '90s. MuchVibe is Canada's only all urban music TV station.
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closed 1/6/2016 via Market Wire

Bell Media, acquired Cogeco Metromedia

synopsis: Cogeco Inc. announced that its subsidiary, Cogeco Diffusion Inc., has sold Métromédia CMR Plus Inc. ("Cogeco Métromédia") to Bell Media Inc., the owner of Astral Out of Home. Cogeco Métromédia is a Canada-based out-of-home advertising company specialized in the public transit sector.
buyer parent: BCE, Inc.
buyer: Bell Media
Bell Media creates content and builds brands that entertain, inform, engage, and inspire audiences through the platforms of their choice. Bell Media is Canada’s premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio, out-of-home advertising, and digital media. "
target parent: Cogeco, Inc.
target: Cogeco Metromedia
Cogeco Métromédia is one of the leading display advertising representation houses in Canada. Cogeco Métromédia develops, orchestrates and delivers urban out-of-home ad solutions in traditional as well as digital formats, conveying content of quality that ensures clients reach their targets.
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announced 1/28/2014 via PR Newswire

Corus Entertainment, Inc., will purchase CKQB-FM and CJOT-FM from Bell Media

synopsis: Corus Entertainment Inc. announced that the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission has approved the Company's acquisition of the Ottawa radio stations CKQB-FM (106.9 The BEAR) and CJOT-FM (boom 99.7).
buyer: Corus Entertainment, Inc. (TSX:CJR.B:$1,243.12)
Corus Entertainment Inc. is a Canadian-based media and entertainment company. Corus is a market leader in specialty television and radio with additional assets in pay television, advertising and digital audio services, television broadcasting, children's book publishing and children's animation. "
seller parent: BCE, Inc.
seller: Bell Media
Bell Media's CKQB-FM is a Canadian radio station, which broadcasts an active rock format at 106.9 FM in Ottawa and 99.9 FM in Pembroke. CJOT-FM is a radio station based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada that broadcasts a classic hits programming format at 99.7 FM.
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announced 12/3/2013 via PR Newswire

V Media, will purchase MusiMax & MusiquePlus from Bell Media

synopsis: V Media Group and Bell Media announced they have entered into an agreement for the acquisition of MusiquePlus and MusiMax by V Media Group. MusiMax is a Canadian French language channel focusing on music. MusiquePlus Inc. owns and operates television broadcasting stations, music stations and provides cable television services.
buyer: V Media
V Media Group is a Québec-based media company. V Media Group owns and operates V, one of Canada`s leading French-language conventional broadcasters; a young, dynamic and innovative network focused on pure entertainment. "
seller parent: BCE, Inc.
seller: Bell Media
MusiMax is a Canadian French language Category A specialty channel, focusing primarily on adult contemporary music. MusiquePlus Inc. owns and operates television broadcasting stations, music stations and provides cable television services.
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announced 11/28/2013 via PR Newswire

DHX Media Ltd., will purchase 3 TV Channels from Bell Media

synopsis: Bell Media, Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital, announced that it has entered into an agreement with Halifax-based DHX Media Ltd. for the sale of its television services Family Channel, Disney XD, Disney Junior (English-language), and Disney Junior (French-language).
buyer: DHX Media Ltd. (TSX:DHX.B:$318.42)
DHX Media is an international leader in television production and distribution, interactive content and entertainment licensing. DHX Kids and Wildbrain Entertainment focus on children, family and youth markets while DHX Entertainment focuses on primetime programming. "
seller parent: BCE, Inc.
seller: Bell Media
Bell Media's television service Family Channel is the most-viewed children’s channel in Canada. Disney XD, and Disney Junior are digital cable and satellite television channels.
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$161
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announced 8/26/2013 via PR Newswire

Newcap Radio, will purchase Five Radio Stations from Bell Media

synopsis: Newcap Inc., one of Canada's leading radio broadcasters with 88 licences, has entered into an agreement to acquire the radio broadcasting licences Boom 97.3, 93.5 Flow, Virgin Radio 95.3, Shore 104.3 FM, and AM 650 from Bell Media Inc., Canada's largest radio broadcaster, with 107 licensed radio stations in 55 markets.
buyer: Newcap Radio (TSX:NCC.A:$128.79)
Newcap Radio is one of Canada's leading radio broadcasters with 88 licences across Canada. The Company reaches millions of listeners each week through a variety of formats and is a recognized industry leader in radio programming, sales and networking. "
seller parent: BCE, Inc.
seller: Bell Media
Boom 97.3 plays rock hits mainly from the 1970s, 80s and 90s. Flow 93.5 is the first urban music station. Virgin Radio 95.3 plays a adult contemporary music. Shore 104.3 FM plays Vancouver's adult alternative music, and AM 650 is a soft oldies/adult standards radio station.
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$107
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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
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3.3x
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10.2x
closed 5/16/2013 via PR Newswire

Jim Pattison Broadcast Group, purchased Kool FM 101.5, FAB 94.3 from Bell Media

synopsis: The Jim Pattison Broadcast Group Limited Partnership (Pattison) announced its acquisition of two key FM radio stations from Bell Media. The stations are KooL FM 101.5 (CKCE-FM) and FAB 94.3 (CHIQ-FM).
buyer parent: Jim Pattison Group
buyer: Jim Pattison Broadcast Group
The Jim Pattison Broadcast Group, with its headquarters in Kamloops, B.C. is the industry's largest private, western-based broadcast group, currently operating 30 FM radio stations, as well as three conventional television stations, in British Columbia and Alberta. "
seller parent: BCE, Inc.
seller: Bell Media
The Bell Media stations being acquired are KooL FM 101.5 (CKCE-FM), which has a hot adult contemporary format in Calgary, and FAB 94.3 (CHIQ-FM), providing classic pop format in Winnipeg.
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announced 7/24/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Bell Media, will acquire Noovo.ca

synopsis: Bell Media announced it has entered into an agreement with the shareholders of Groupe V Média to acquire conventional network V along with related digital assets including the ad-supported VOD service Noovo.ca. V is a Quebec general-interest television channel that is available on several platforms.
buyer parent: BCE, Inc.
buyer: Bell Media
Bell Media creates content and builds brands that entertain, inform, engage, and inspire audiences through the platforms of their choice. Bell Media is Canada’s leading content creation company with premier assets in television, radio, out-of-home advertising, and digital media. "
target parent: Groupe V Media Inc
target: Noovo.ca
Canada-based Noovo.ca is an ad-supported VOD (video on demand) service. Noovo.ca offers V, a Quebec general-interest television channel that is available on several platforms.
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announced 12/3/2013 via PR Newswire

V Media, will purchase MusiMax & MusiquePlus from Bell Media

synopsis: V Media Group and Bell Media announced they have entered into an agreement for the acquisition of MusiquePlus and MusiMax by V Media Group. MusiMax is a Canadian French language channel focusing on music. MusiquePlus Inc. owns and operates television broadcasting stations, music stations and provides cable television services.
buyer: V Media
V Media Group is a Québec-based media company. V Media Group owns and operates V, one of Canada`s leading French-language conventional broadcasters; a young, dynamic and innovative network focused on pure entertainment. "
seller parent: BCE, Inc.
seller: Bell Media
MusiMax is a Canadian French language Category A specialty channel, focusing primarily on adult contemporary music. MusiquePlus Inc. owns and operates television broadcasting stations, music stations and provides cable television services.
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closed 12/22/2021 via Company Press Release

Koch Media, acquired Spotfilm Networx Gmbh

synopsis: Spotfilm Networx GmbH, Germany's largest ad-supported multichannel network, is now part of Koch Films GmbH. The company from Munich has acquired all shares of the Berlin-based AVOD (ad-supported video-on-demand) provider. Spotfilm Networx streams feature films in German-speaking countries.
buyer parent: Embracer Group
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, videogames and software products, and games publishing under the Deep Silver label. "
target: Spotfilm Networx Gmbh
Spotfilm Networx GmbH is the largest ad-supported video-on-demand (AVOD) provider for feature films in German-speaking countries. With 20 million film views per month, the platform represents a modern and innovative free TV.
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announced 7/24/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Bell Media, will acquire Noovo.ca

synopsis: Bell Media announced it has entered into an agreement with the shareholders of Groupe V Média to acquire conventional network V along with related digital assets including the ad-supported VOD service Noovo.ca. V is a Quebec general-interest television channel that is available on several platforms.
buyer parent: BCE, Inc.
buyer: Bell Media
Bell Media creates content and builds brands that entertain, inform, engage, and inspire audiences through the platforms of their choice. Bell Media is Canada’s leading content creation company with premier assets in television, radio, out-of-home advertising, and digital media. "
target parent: Groupe V Media Inc
target: Noovo.ca
Canada-based Noovo.ca is an ad-supported VOD (video on demand) service. Noovo.ca offers V, a Quebec general-interest television channel that is available on several platforms.
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closed 7/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

SPI International, acquired Film1 Group

synopsis: SPI International, a global media company operating 36 television channels on six continents, has acquired the Film1 premium movie channel brand in the Netherlands from Sony Pictures Television. Film1 is a Dutch premium television and video on demand service where people can watch anytime, anywhere for a fixed monthly subscription fee.
buyer: SPI International
SPI International is a global media company operating 36 television channels on six continents. SPI is one of the biggest aggregators of native Ultra HD content in the world. "
target parent: Sony Corporation
target: Film1 Group
Film1 is a Dutch premium television and video on demand service. Watch anytime, anywhere for a fixed monthly subscription fee.
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announced 3/24/2014 via BusinessWire

The Walt Disney Company, will acquire Maker Studios

synopsis: The Walt Disney Company, a leading diversified international entertainment and media enterprise, has agreed to acquire Maker Studios, the leading network of online video content on YouTube.
buyer: The Walt Disney Company (DIS:$67,418.00)
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with four business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment and consumer products. "
target: Maker Studios
Maker Studios is a next-generation media and technology company and the world’s largest provider of online video content for Millennials. Maker Studios has more than 5.5 billion monthly video views and 380 million subscribers, targeting the coveted Millennial audience.
price ($mm)
$500
rev ($mm)
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closed 3/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

B&Partners.CO, acquired Rede Snack

synopsis: B&Partners.CO, a Brazilian marketing services network, has acquired Snack, a 2.0 multi-channel video network that creates, produces, develops and markets its own channels for online distribution. Snack is a multi platform network (MPN) producing premium original content. Snack has 12 original channels with more than 140 million views.
buyer: B&Partners.CO
B&Partners.CO, a marketing services network, brings together experts in a collective of communication, consulting & adtech companies with Brand Experience products, services, interactive, retail, consulting, data analytics, first party data, programmatic, UX / UI, influencers and branded content. "
target: Rede Snack
Snack is known as a 2.0 multi-channel video network, as it creates, produces, develops and markets its own channels for online distribution. Snack is a multi platform network (MPN) producing premium original content. Snack has 12 original channels with more than 140 million views.
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closed 7/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Rede Snack, acquired Amazing Pixel

synopsis: Snack, the Brazilian multi-channel social video network by advertisers Vitor Knijnik and Nelson Botega, announces the purchase of Amazing Pixel, another multi-channel social video network managed by one of its founders, the publicist Guga Mafra.
buyer: Rede Snack
Snack is a known as a 2.0 multi-channel video network, as it creates, produces, develops and markets its own channels for online distribution. Snack is a multi platform network (MPN) producing premium original content. Snack has 12 original channels with more than 140 million views. "
target: Amazing Pixel
Amazing Pixel is a multi-channel network-branded content and video production studio dubbed one of the largest integrated creation, production, and advertising organizations in Brazil. They help brands to develop and tell their stories on the internet.
price ($mm)
$3.10
rev ($mm)
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announced 7/8/2015 via BNC Analysis

ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG, will acquire Collective Digital Studio, LLC

synopsis: German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 is buying a controlling interest in multichannel network Collective Digital Studio. CDS is a multi-platform entertainment company that develops, produces and distributes original entertainment programming.
buyer: ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG (XTRA:PSM:$4,577.28)
The ProSiebenSat.1 Group is one of the largest independent media corporations in Europe. They are also Germany's leading video marketer on the internet. They operate maxdome, the biggest German video-on-demand portal, and provide their customers with the multi channel network Studio71. "
target: Collective Digital Studio, LLC
Collective Digital Studio (CDS) is a multi-platform entertainment company that develops, produces and distributes original entertainment programming. CDS manages one of the leading YouTube multichannel networks with over 1,000 channels delivering more than a billion views a month.
price ($mm)
$83*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 8/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

Warner Music Group, acquired IMGN Media

synopsis: Warner Music Group has announced it is acquiring IMGN Media, a company best known for creating shareable social media content including memes and short videos. IMGN runs 10 channels across platforms like Instagram, Snapchat and TikTok. These channels include Daquan, which has over 6.5m followers on TikTok and over 15m on Instagram.
buyer parent: Access Industries
buyer: Warner Music Group (WMG:$5,301.00)
Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry, including Asylum, Big Beat, Canvasback, Erato, FFRR, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Reprise, Sire, Warner Bros., among others, as well as Warner/Chappell Music, one of the world's leading music publishers. "
target: IMGN Media
IMGN is a tech-media company specialized in producing and programming social content for Gen Z audiences. IMGN owns & operates a portfolio of 14 distinct media brands with an overall reach of +40 million followers. Featured brands: Daquan, TryHard, So Satisfying & more.
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closed 2/10/2022 via BNC Analysis

Astralis A/S, acquired Pixel.Tv ApS

synopsis: Denmark-based esports organization Astralis has acquired a majority stake in Danish production and broadcasting firm Pixel.tv. Pixel.tv is a community for people interested in games, movies and gear. Pixel.tv works as a standalone TV station on the web and as cable TV, where people can watch TV about games, movies and gear for free.
buyer: Astralis A/S (CPSE:ASTRLS:$7.82)
Astralis is a leading esports organization, currently operating five teams under the Astralis brand, in Counter-Strike (CS:GO), League of Legends (LoL), Rainbow Six: Seige (R6), Fortnite, and FIFA. "
target: Pixel.Tv ApS
Pixel.tv is a community for people interested in games, movies and gear. Pixel.tv works as a standalone TV station on the web and as cable TV, where people can watch TV about games, movies and gear for free. Pixel.tv is also Denmark's first web TV station.
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closed 8/7/2018 via BusinessWire

WarnerMedia, acquired Otter Media

synopsis: AT&T has acquired The Chernin Group’s controlling interest in Otter Media, the joint venture between the two companies. Otter Media, a leading subscription, advertising and content company, comprises wholly-owned subsidiaries Ellation, Crunchyroll and VRV, Fullscreen, and Rooster Teeth. Otter Media will be a part of AT&T’s WarnerMedia unit.
buyer parent: AT&T
buyer: WarnerMedia (TWX:$31,532.00)
WarnerMedia is comprised of HBO, Turner and Warner Bros. Together, these business units are leaders in the industry in creating premium content, operate one of the world’s largest TV and film studios and own a vast library of entertainment. WarnerMedia is one of four distinct business units of AT&T."
target parent: The Chernin Group
target: Otter Media
Otter Media, a leading subscription, advertising and content company, comprises wholly-owned subsidiaries Ellation, an online subscription video service provider, with offerings under the Crunchyroll and VRV brands, as well as a full-service digital media company, Fullscreen, and Rooster Teeth.
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closed 5/18/2016 via BNC Analysis

ITV plc, acquired Cirkus TV

synopsis: U.K. broadcaster ITV has taken a majority stake in Nordic on-demand channel Cirkus. Cirkus is a subscription on-demand service that offers the best of British television to platforms in the Nordic region.
buyer: ITV plc (LSE:ITV:$3,759.74)
ITV is an integrated producer broadcaster, operating the largest commercial family of channels in the UK. In addition to traditional broadcasting on their channels, they deliver their content on demand through numerous platforms, both directly and via ITV Player. "
target: Cirkus TV
Cirkus is a subscription on-demand service that offers the best of British television to platforms in the Nordic region. Now available in Sweden, Norway and Finland on Com Hem, Boxer and TeliaSonera (Sweden); GET (Norway) and TeliaSonera(Finland).
price ($mm)
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announced 11/19/2015 via BusinessWire

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp., will acquire CONtv

synopsis: Cinedigm Corp., a leading independent content distributor, announced they entered an agreement to take ownership of 85% of CONtv, a new digital entertainment network devoted exclusively to the fanspace.
buyer: Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (CIDM:$40.42)
Cinedigm is a leading independent content distributor in the United States, with direct relationships with thousands of physical retail storefronts and digital platforms, including Wal-Mart, Target, iTunes, Netflix, and Amazon, as well as the national Video on Demand platform on cable television. "
target: CONtv
CONtv is a new digital entertainment network devoted exclusively to the fanspace that provides audiences access to thousands of hours of content showcasing an original slate of programming, as well as an eclectic catalog of over 1,200 must-watch titles.
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closed 3/20/2019 via Company Press Release

TalentMedia, acquired LifeTube

synopsis: TalentMedia, a Polish company that advises brands on how to create effective Online Video Campaigns, acquired LifeTube, a Polish specialized influencer marketing and YouTube content network.
buyer: TalentMedia
TalentMedia is a Polish company that advises brands on how to create effective Online Video Campaigns. They help content creators all over the world make their first steps on Youtube. Talentmedia combines creativity, the art of storytelling and optimization for platforms which are always changing. "
target: LifeTube
LifeTube is a Polish specialized influencer marketing and YouTube content network. It currently has 500 video creators with a total of over 85 million subscribers. LifeTube manages top influencers - YouTube stars - and creates channels for brands, enabling them to build their own audience.
price ($mm)
$2.44*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

Prodigee Media Sdn. Bhd., acquired METUB Network

synopsis: Prodigee Media Sdn. Bhd. (WebTVAsia), one of Asia’s fastest growing digital media entertainment companies, announced that as part of the company’s regional expansion, they have acquired a major stake in METUB Network, Vietnam. METUB Network is a talent network that supports YouTube creators to produce, monetize and promote their online videos.
buyer: Prodigee Media Sdn. Bhd.
Prodigee Media’s digital media brand WebTVAsia was founded in late 2013 as a YouTube Certified Multi-Channel Network (MCN) to produce, manage, market and monetize the most wanted Asian video content. "
target: METUB Network
Based in Vietnam, METUB Network is a talent network that supports YouTube creators to produce, monetize and promote their online videos. Brands also are able to collaborate with YouTube creator to produce native branded videos.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 10/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

TalentMedia, acquired Gamellon Sp. z o.o.

synopsis: TalentMedia, a Polish company that advises brands on how to create effective Online Video Campaigns, has acquired Gamellon, a YouTube Partner Network in Poland focused on supporting YouTube gaming creators. Gamellon helps content creators to connect with new audiences and increase their reach.
buyer parent: Mediacap SA
buyer: TalentMedia
TalentMedia is a Polish company that advises brands on how to create effective Online Video Campaigns. They help content creators all over the world make their first steps on Youtube. Talentmedia combines creativity, the art of storytelling and optimization for platforms which are always changing. "
target: Gamellon Sp. z o.o.
Gamellon is a YouTube Partner Network in Poland focused on supporting YouTube gaming creators. Gamellon helps content creators to connect with new audiences and increase their reach. Their partner network enables advertisers to showcase brands in an interesting and original manner.
price ($mm)
$0.76
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Sandbox & Co., acquired Curious World

synopsis: Kids edutainment company Sandbox & Co has acquired preschool Subscription Video On Demand app Curious World from global learning company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Curious World offers a roster of 1,000-plus games, videos and eBooks for children ages two to seven and content from the Curious George books and app series.
buyer: Sandbox & Co.
Sandbox and Co. (SBX) is a millennial learning company with a portfolio of digital products and services which help children learn while they play. SBX brands focus on globally relevant core subjects, encourage children to build on curiosity and help them develop 21st century skills. "
target parent: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
target: Curious World
Curious World is a Subscription Video On Demand app. They offer a roster of 1,000-plus games, videos and eBooks for children ages two to seven, content from the Curious George books and app series, as well as a parental dashboard that helps track a child’s activity in eight learning areas.
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closed 7/30/2020 via Yahoo, Inc.

Moonbug, acquired Cocomelon

synopsis: Cocomelon, the YouTube children’s animated nursery rhymes and songs channel that is one of the platform’s most-viewed channel with over 3.3 billion average monthly views, has been acquired by Moonbug Entertainment.
buyer: Moonbug
Moonbug is a global entertainment company providing fun and safe content for children. Moonbug develops and distributes age-appropriate content that encourages healthy values such as compassion, empathy and resilience, while teaching children fundamental life skills. "
target: Cocomelon
Cocomelon is a YouTube children’s animated nursery rhymes and songs channel that is one of the platform’s most-viewed channel with over 3.3 billion average monthly views
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closed 2/9/2022 via BNC Analysis

Moonbug, purchased Little Angel from Valnet Inc.

synopsis: Moonbug has acquired Little Angel, a network of kids-focused YouTube channels that generate about 1.5 billion views a month. The main Little Angel channel produces animated videos set to nursery rhymes and songs for kids, and has about 27 million subscribers on YouTube.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: Moonbug
Moonbug is a global entertainment company providing fun and safe content for children. Moonbug develops and distributes age-appropriate content that encourages healthy values such as compassion, empathy and resilience, while teaching children fundamental life skills. "
seller parent: Valsoft Corp
seller: Valnet Inc.
Little Angel is a network of kids-focused YouTube channels that generate about 1.5 billion views a month. The main Little Angel channel produces animated videos set to nursery rhymes and songs for kids, and has about 27 million subscribers on YouTube.
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closed 11/4/2021 via BusinessWire

Candle Media, acquired Moonbug

synopsis: Moonbug Entertainment Ltd., the digital-first, global children’s entertainment company, announced it has been acquired Candle Media, a media company run by leading entertainment executives Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs and backed by investment capital from Blackstone.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: Candle Media
Candle Media is a next-generation media company run by leading entertainment executives Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs and backed by investment capital from Blackstone. Candle is an independent, creator-friendly home for cutting-edge, high-quality, category-defining brands and franchises. "
target: Moonbug
Moonbug is a global entertainment company providing fun and safe content for children. Moonbug develops and distributes age-appropriate content that encourages healthy values such as compassion, empathy and resilience, while teaching children fundamental life skills.
price ($mm)
$2,750
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 8/17/2015 via BNC Analysis

Endemol UK Plc, acquired Simon's Cat Ltd.

synopsis: Endemol Shine UK, one of Britain's largest independent production companies, has acquired a controlling stake in animation company Simon’s Cat. The company is behind the digital comedy series “Simon’s Cat,” which has had more than 650 million views and has 3.5 million subscribers on YouTube.
buyer parent: Endemol B.V.
buyer: Endemol UK Plc
Endemol UK is one of Britain's largest independent production companies and is behind some of TV's biggest hits. Endemol UK incorporates a group of leading production companies: Remarkable Television, Initial, Zeppotron, Tiger Aspect, Tigress and Darlow Smithson (DSP). "
target: Simon's Cat Ltd.
Simon’s Cat is an animated series featuring the mischievous and often hilarious antics of a fat white cat and his long suffering owner – Simon. The series was created in 2007 and became an overnight phenomenon when Simon’s first film Cat Man Do went viral on YouTube.
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Net Income ($mm)
$8.50
Employees
87
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Ticker: TSX:RAY.A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stingray Digital Media Group
Stingray Digital Media Group
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.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$211.31
EBITDA ($mm)
$58.20
EBIT ($mm)
$37.43
Net Income ($mm)
$33.35
Employees
1000
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Ticker: GB:MFP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Music Festivals plc
Music Festivals plc
Music Festivals plc is focused on the ownership, development, and production of music festivals. The Group wholly owns three summer music festivals, the Festival Internacional de Benicassim in Spain, the Hop Farm Music Festival in Kent, England, and the Feis Festival in Finsbury Park, London.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: NSEI:SILLYMONKS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silly Monks Entertainment Ltd.
Silly Monks Entertainment Ltd.
Silly Monks is a digital media entertainment firm in India. Silly Monks creates interesting and innovative content, including videos, music, and movie based entertainment. Silly Monks is also one of the largest YouTube multi channel networks in India.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.24
EBIT ($mm)
$0.22
Net Income ($mm)
$0.21
Employees
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Ticker: CSSE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment
Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment is a media company building online video-on-demand (“VOD”) networks that provide positive and entertaining video content for all screens. They also curate, produce and distribute long- and short-form video content that brings out the best of the human spirit.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$110.40
EBITDA ($mm)
($38.67)
EBIT ($mm)
($46.08)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: BSE:543280
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nazara Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Nazara Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Nazara is a well established mobile content platform provider and games publisher with HQ's in India and Offices in Dubai, London, Africa & Singapore. They specialize in bringing branded properties to the mobile consumers in the most effective way, maximizing revenues as well as promoting brands.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$69.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.12
EBIT ($mm)
$7.89
Net Income ($mm)
$3.74
Employees
83
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Ticker: AIM:BBSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brave Bison
Brave Bison
Brave Bison is a social video company, specializing in cross-platform video content, connecting global audiences through social media. Its online communities reach over 135 million followers.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$16.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.97
EBIT ($mm)
($0.65)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
40
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Ticker: HLSE:NXTGMS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Next Games Oy
Next Games Oy
Next Games is a mobile game developer focused on creating visually impressive, highly engaging games. Their mission is to be a trendsetter in developing engaging and social mobile games based on entertainment franchises, such as movies TV shows and books.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$27.85
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.31)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.08)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
112
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Ticker: TSX:RAY.A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stingray Digital Media Group
Stingray Digital Media Group
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.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$211.31
EBITDA ($mm)
$58.20
EBIT ($mm)
$37.43
Net Income ($mm)
$33.35
Employees
1000
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