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announced 12/17/2015 via Market Wire

Stingray Digital Media Group, will acquire iConcerts

synopsis: Stingray Digital Group Inc., a leading business-to-business multiplatform music provider, announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Swiss-based iConcerts, a TV channel dedicated solely to live music currently distributed to more than 100 Pay-TV and OTT operators in 85 countries.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$222.24)
Stingray is a leading business-to-business multi-platform music and in-store media solutions provider operating on a global scale, reaching an estimated 135 million Pay-TV subscribers (or households) in 127 countries. "
target: iConcerts
iConcerts is the first digital entertainment channel dedicated 100% to live music. The multi-media platform is available in 85 countries and in over 250 million households worldwide.
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announced 9/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

Sirius XM Holdings Inc., will acquire Pandora Media, Inc.

synopsis: SiriusXM, one of the world's largest audio entertainment companies, is to acquire Pandora, the world’s most powerful music discovery platform. They are driven by a single purpose: unleashing the infinite power of music by connecting artists and fans, whether through earbuds, car speakers, live on stage or anywhere fans want to experience it.
buyer parent: Liberty Media Corporation
buyer: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI:$5,590.90)
SiriusXM is one of the world's largest audio entertainment companies and is among the largest subscription media companies in the United States, offering an array of exclusive content to satisfy many interests. "
target: Pandora Media, Inc. (P:$1,478.00)
Pandora is the world’s most powerful music discovery platform. They are driven by a single purpose: unleashing the infinite power of music by connecting artists and fans, whether through earbuds, car speakers, live on stage or anywhere fans want to experience it.
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closed 3/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

RMS Radio Marketing Service GmbH & Co. KG, purchased Online Audio Portfolio from SpotCom GmbH & Co. KG

synopsis: SpotCom has sold its online audio portfolio to RMSi, the digital marketing subsidiary of the national radio marketing company RMS. SpotCom's online audio portfolio ranks number 3 in the German online audio market, which corresponds to 30 million hours of listening per month.
buyer: RMS Radio Marketing Service GmbH & Co. KG
RMS is a leading marketer in the German audio advertising market. RMS markets services from the entire audio spectrum: advertising times and formats as well as audio online offers from 160 private radio stations throughout Germany. "
seller parent: Antenne Bayern Gmbh & Co Kg
seller: SpotCom GmbH & Co. KG
SpotCom's online audio portfolio ranks number 3 in the German online audio market, which corresponds to 30 million hours of listening per month. With a unique range of offers and an interesting brand portfolio, SpotCom ensures the delivery of its client's messages to their target audience.
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closed 12/23/2015 via BusinessWire

Pandora Media, Inc., acquired Rdio, Inc.

synopsis: Pandora, the world’s most powerful music discovery platform, announced it has completed its acquisition of several key assets from Rdio, a pioneer in streaming music technology. In addition to acquiring technology and intellectual property from Rdio, Pandora will also add nearly 100 former Rdio employees to the company.
buyer: Pandora Media, Inc. (P:$1,478.00)
Pandora is the world’s most powerful music discovery platform. They are driven by a single purpose: unleashing the infinite power of music by connecting artists and fans, whether through earbuds, car speakers, live on stage or anywhere fans want to experience it. "
target: Rdio, Inc.
Rdio, one of the world’s largest licensed music services, offers a catalog of over 35 million songs in 86 countries worldwide. Rdio's mission is to provide access to every song, on every device, anywhere in the world instantly, online or offline.
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announced 10/28/2015 via BNC Analysis

Carolyn and Stephen Jacobs, will acquire Vegas All Net Radio

synopsis: Carolyn & Stephen Jacobs, Producers of the Jacobs Ladder Show, have signed agreements with the majority owners of Vegas All Net Radio (VANR) - acquiring both Partner/Ownership interest. VANR is one of the first Las Vegas-based Netcasting Internet Radio Stations offering space for the public for web-based talk radio and music shows airing online.
buyer: Carolyn and Stephen Jacobs
Carolyn & Stephen Jacobs are the producers and hosts of the popular Jacobs Ladder Show. The Jacobs Ladder Show, with a worldwide audience, is in its fourth year on VANR (Vegas All Net Radio). Carolyn and Stephen Jacobs each interview one-on-one featured guests each hour. "
target: Vegas All Net Radio
Vegas All Net Radio (VANR) is one of the first Las Vegas-based Netcasting Internet Radio Stations offering space for the public for web-based talk radio and music shows airing exclusively on the World Wide Web.
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closed 4/24/2014 via PR Newswire

Alarming Devices, Inc., merged with StationDigital

synopsis: LA-based Internet radio and digital media broadcasting platform StationDigital Corp., announced that it has gone public via a reverse merger with Alarming Devices, Inc. StationDigital provides a highly curated playlisting and recommendations system, plus the unique SD Rewards program that allows listeners to "Sit Back, Relax and Earn Rewards."
buyer: Alarming Devices, Inc.
Alarming Devices, Inc., a development stage company, focuses on importing component based wireless alarm systems from China. It intends to import and supply home and commercial wireless alarm systems in the United States through dealers and resellers, as well as independent alarm installers. "
target: StationDigital (OTCPK:SDIG:$0.08)
StationDigital is a multimedia digital broadcast company that offers free music, music videos, movies and TV with over 30 million songs and titles. They provide both genre-based and artist-based discovery stations to suit an endless variety of tastes.
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closed 4/8/2013 via PR Newswire

Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America, acquired Aupeo GmbH

synopsis: Panasonic Corporation of North America and its division company Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America announced the acquisition of Aupeo GmbH, a leading content and audio streaming service and technology platform provider, based in Berlin, Germany.
buyer parent: Panasonic Corporation
buyer: Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America
Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America provides OEM audio, video, navigation, and information products and systems for the automotive industry in North America. The company has a strategic collaboration with Aupeo GmbH. "
target: Aupeo GmbH
Aupeo was established in Berlin in 2008 by Armin G. Schmidt. Aupeo is licensed to operate streaming services in more than 40 countries, offering consumers a rich personalized music experience.
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closed 7/2/2012 via BNC Analysis

Beats Electronics LLC, acquired MOG, Inc.

synopsis: Beats Electronics LLC, the company co-founded by legendary artist and producer Dr. Dre with Interscope, Geffen, A&M Chairman Jimmy Iovine, announced it has agreed to acquire the award winning on-demand digital music service MOG.
buyer: Beats Electronics LLC
Beats Electronics LLC manufactures and distributes headphones. It offers in-ear speakers and artist branded headphones. The company markets its products under the Beats by Dr. Dre brand name. "
target: MOG, Inc.
MOG, Inc. operates as an online community for music lovers. The company enables users to find new music, watch music videos, and read news and reviews that match personal taste in music.
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closed 6/14/2012 via BNC Analysis

Tesco Stores Limited, acquired WE7

synopsis: Tesco has bought the digital music service We7 for £10.8m as the retail giant moves further into home entertainment. The supermarket company has taken a 91% stake in London-based We7, with the remaining shares to be purchased within weeks. We7 boasts a catalogue of 11m music tracks and is available on iPad, iPhone and Android apps and on the web.
buyer: Tesco Stores Limited (LSE:TSCO:$76,795.61)
Tesco is a British multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer headquartered in Cheshunt, United Kingdom. It is the third-largest retailer in the world measured by revenues (after Wal-Mart and Carrefour) and the second-largest measured by profits (after Wal-Mart). "
target: WE7
We7 is an ad-supported music streaming service and integrated MP3 store based in the UK. We7 competes with streaming music sites Last.fm, Spotify, lala, and Imeem and with music search sites such as Seeqpod, Songza, Skreemr, Deezer, and HypeMachine.
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closed 5/6/2012 via BNC Analysis

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., acquired mSpot Inc.

synopsis: Samsung Electronics Co. acquired a U.S. cloud-based content service provider, MSpot, which specializes in providing cloud-based content services, including music and movies. It caters for about 30 mobile devices developed by Samsung, Apple Inc. and Research In Motion Inc.
buyer: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KOSE:A005930:$216,088.25)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs. "
target: mSpot Inc.
mSpot, Inc., a California-based content provider, specializes in providing cloud-based content services, including music and movies. It caters for about 30 mobile devices developed by Samsung, Apple Inc. and Research In Motion Inc.
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announced 1/25/2006 via BusinessWire

Digicorp, Inc., will acquire PerreoRadio.com

synopsis: Digicorp, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a non-binding Term Sheet (the "Term Sheet") to acquire the Latino music web site PerreoRadio.com and its assets.
buyer: Digicorp, Inc.
Digicorp, Inc. is a digital media company focused on developing and acquiring content, software, and early stage companies that have already found their initial audience amongst the fastest growing consumer demographic groups in the media space. "
target: PerreoRadio.com
PerreoRadio.com is a web site with a focus on the growing popularity of Reggaeton music and its DJ's. PerreoRadio.com produces live original radio content with the genre's top DJ's and artists. The site also delivers genre specific streaming radio, music videos, chat rooms, and ring tones.
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closed 5/7/2013 via PR Web

MVB Entertainment, acquired TGN Radio

synopsis: MVB Entertainment has acquired TGN Radio. TGN Radio solely plays music from independent artists, and independent record labels. TGN Radio's playlist contains music from over one hundred independent artists, across the globe.
buyer: MVB Entertainment
MVB Entertainment comprises an array of businesses; an online clothing storefront, music publishing, music distribution, public relations & marketing, a network of websites, online radio, and television shows. "
target: TGN Radio
TGN Radio solely plays music from independent artists, and independent record labels. From the station's launch in August of 2012, TGN Radio's playlist contains music from over one hundred independent artists, across the globe.
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closed 9/17/2008 via BusinessWeek

RadioTime, Inc., acquired RadioSherpa

synopsis: RadioTime, Inc., a developer of technology for finding and listening to radio online, announced it has acquired RadioSherpa, which provides a real-time program guide for all HD radio stations in New York City, Boston and San Francisco.
buyer: RadioTime, Inc.
RadioTime is the leading radio tuner that powers Internet services and devices by connecting them to radio DJs, talk personalities, and sports programming. Listeners easily access free, live, local, and global radio programming through RadioTime. "
target: RadioSherpa
RadioSherpa has recreated the radio dial on the Internet so that with one click you can start playing your favorite tunes. Better yet, RadioSherpa takes the guessing game out of listening to the radio on the Internet. We show you what song is currently playing on each radio station.
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closed 6/6/2016 via PR Newswire

The E.W. Scripps Company, acquired Stitcher

synopsis: The E.W. Scripps Company has acquired popular podcast listening service Stitcher from Deezer for $4.5 million in cash. Stitcher is one of the most established and popular streaming audio listening brands, which facilitates discovery and streaming for more than 65,000 podcasts to 8 million registered users.
buyer: The E.W. Scripps Company (SSP:$1,208.43)
The E.W. Scripps Company serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of television, radio and digital media brands. Scripps owns 33 television stations in 24 markets and a reach of nearly one in five U.S. households. "
target parent: Deezer
target: Stitcher
Stitcher is the leading provider of personalized Internet talk radio and award winning mobile products. Stitcher carries eight out of the top ten terrestrial radio shows and features content from over 12,000 content providers.
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announced 10/24/2014 via PR Newswire

Deezer, will acquire Stitcher

synopsis: Deezer, the premier global digital music streaming service, announced it is acquiring Stitcher, the leading provider of personalized Internet talk radio and award winning mobile products. Stitcher currently carries eight out of the top ten terrestrial radio shows and features content from over 12,000 content providers.
buyer: Deezer
Deezer is the first truly worldwide digital music streaming service in over 180 countries, with 16 million monthly active users and 5 million paid subscribers worldwide. Deezer is at the forefront of a music revolution, allowing fans instant access to the largest music catalogue in the world. "
target: Stitcher
Stitcher is the leading provider of personalized Internet talk radio and award winning mobile products. Stitcher carries eight out of the top ten terrestrial radio shows and features content from over 12,000 content providers.
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closed 7/1/2006 via BNC Analysis

Oak Investment Partners, purchased a minority stake in MobiTV, Inc.

synopsis: MobiTV, Inc. gets $70 Mil. minority investment from Oak Investment Partners.
buyer: Oak Investment Partners
Oak Investment Partners is a multi-stage venture capital firm with a total of $8.4 billion in committed capital. The primary investment focus is on high growth opportunities. "
target: MobiTV, Inc.
MobiTV, Inc. is the first mobile television and digital radio service provider for cellular, WiFi and broadband enabled devices worldwide.
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closed 4/18/2006 via PR Newswire

Greens Worldwide Incorporated, acquired Still Moving, Inc.

synopsis: Greens Worldwide Incorporated announced that it has closed its acquisition of Still Moving, Inc. Still Moving, Inc. will provide in-house television production capabilities to produce the television programming of the US Pro Golf Tour, Inc. on Fox Sports Net, and the New England Pro Golf Tour on The Golf Channel.
buyer: Greens Worldwide Incorporated
Greens Worldwide Incorporated is a vertically integrated sports marketing company engaged in golf events and with companies involved in managing those events and is publicly traded under the stock symbol GRWW. "
target: Still Moving, Inc.
Still Moving, Inc., an independent television production firm.
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announced 5/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

Loud Media, will acquire Lakes Region Radio

synopsis: Border Media LLC and A&J Radio have announced they are merging their operations as Loud Media and acquiring Classic Hits “Lakes Region Radio” 94.1 WNYV Whitehall/Glens Falls NY, 1340 WVNR and the CP for 96.3 W242DF Poultney VT from Pine Tree Broadcasting Company
buyer: Loud Media
Loud Media is a new local radio company owned and operated by Aaron Ishmael and Ricki Lee. Formed in 2020 as part of a merger of Border Media and A&J Radio. Loud Media is a multimedia company specializing in local radio, digital and social. ​ "
target: Lakes Region Radio
Lakes Region Radio is a radio station broadcasting on 94.1FM & 1340AM in Poultney, Glens Falls, Queensbury, Saratoga and everywhere in-between. Lakes Region Radio plays music in the adult hits radio format.
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closed 3/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

Southern Cross Austereo, acquired Classic Hits 666 and Hot Hits 997

synopsis: Southern Cross Austereo continues to expand operations in Western Australia, announcing the acquisition of Classic Hits 666 and Hot Hits 997. Classic Hits 666 plays "the best tunes ever" from the 50's through to the mid 1990's. The Hot Hits station plays hits from the 80's through to the latest Top 40 tracks.
buyer: Southern Cross Austereo (ASX:SXL:$410.41)
Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) delivers entertainment media solutions across an unrivaled portfolio of Australian multimedia brands. SCA is Australia’s biggest entertainment company with the ability to reach more than 95% of the Australian population through its radio, television and digital assets. "
target: Classic Hits 666 and Hot Hits 997
Classic Hits 666 and Hot Hits 997 are radio stations based in Australia. Classic Hits 666 plays "the best tunes ever" from the 50's through to the mid 1990's. The Hot Hits station plays hits from the 80's through to the latest Top 40 tracks.
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closed 1/31/2020 via PR Newswire

WLIW21, acquired WPPB-FM

synopsis: WNET, America's flagship PBS station, parent company of New York's THIRTEEN and WLIW21, acquired WPPB-FM, a National Public Radio station based in Southampton, New York that serves the East End of Long Island. The purchase makes WLIW the only destination for public television and public radio on Long Island.
buyer parent: WNET.org
buyer: WLIW21
WLIW21 is one of America's most respected and innovative public media providers. A member of the WNET family of companies, WLIW21 is a unique cultural and educational institution that harnesses the power of television and electronic media to inform, enlighten, entertain and inspire. "
target: WPPB-FM
WPPB-FM is a National Public Radio station based in Southampton, New York that serves the East End of Long Island. WPPB-FM is the only Long Island-based affiliate of National Public Radio, offering programming such as Morning Edition, Car Talk, Marketplace, and the Travis Smiley Show.
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announced 12/17/2015 via Market Wire

Stingray Digital Media Group, will acquire iConcerts

synopsis: Stingray Digital Group Inc., a leading business-to-business multiplatform music provider, announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Swiss-based iConcerts, a TV channel dedicated solely to live music currently distributed to more than 100 Pay-TV and OTT operators in 85 countries.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$222.24)
Stingray is a leading business-to-business multi-platform music and in-store media solutions provider operating on a global scale, reaching an estimated 135 million Pay-TV subscribers (or households) in 127 countries. "
target: iConcerts
iConcerts is the first digital entertainment channel dedicated 100% to live music. The multi-media platform is available in 85 countries and in over 250 million households worldwide.
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closed 5/6/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Stingray Digital Media Group, acquired Basha

synopsis: Montreal-based Stingray Group Inc., a leading music, media, and technology company, has acquired its trusted affiliate Marketing Sensorial México (MSM), the Mexican leader in point-of-sale marketing solutions. MSM specializes in digital signage content production, in-store music, and the sale and/or lease of audio and visual equipment.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$222.24)
Montreal-based Stingray is a leading music, media, and technology company with over 1,200 employees worldwide. Stingray is a premium provider of curated direct-to-consumer and B2B services, including audio television channels, more than 100 radio stations, 4K UHD television channels, and more. "
target: Basha
Marketing Sensorial México, doing business as Basha, is the Mexican leader in point-of-sale marketing solutions. Basha creates unique immersive experiences through audiovisual environments and music, transcending conventional limits to face the new challenges of technology and human connection.
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closed 1/27/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Stingray Digital Media Group, acquired Chatter Research

synopsis: Stingray, a leading music, media, and technology company, is acquiring Chatter Research, a Toronto-based leader in the design, development, and implementation of AI driven real-time customer feedback solutions for retail and hospitality businesses. The company’s combination of free-text chats and machine learning captures unique customer insights.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$222.24)
Montreal-based Stingray is a leading music, media, and technology company with over 1,200 employees worldwide. Stingray is a premium provider of curated direct-to-consumer and B2B services, including audio television channels, 101 radio stations, digital signage, in-store music, and more. "
target: Chatter Research
Chatter Research is a Toronto-based leader in the design, development, and implementation of AI driven real-time customer feedback solutions for retail and hospitality businesses. The company’s combination of free-text chats and machine learning captures unique customer insights.
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announced 5/15/2019 via Company Press Release

Stingray Digital Media Group, will acquire CIXL-FM and CKYY-FM

synopsis: Stingray Group Inc. announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Stingray Radio Inc., has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of CIXL-FM (Giant FM) and CKYY-FM (Country 89) in Welland, Ontario, from Wellport Broadcasting Limited/RB Communications Ltd. Giant FM broadcasts a classic rock format, and Country 89 broadcasts country music.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$222.24)
Stingray Digital Media Group is the world-leading provider of multi-platform music and video services as well as digital experiences for pay TV operators, commercial establishments, OTT providers, mobile operators, consumers, and more. "
target: CIXL-FM and CKYY-FM
CIXL-FM (Giant FM) and CKYY-FM (Country 89) are sister radio stations based out of Welland, Ontario, Canada. Giant FM broadcasts a classic rock format, and Country 89 broadcasts country music.
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announced 1/7/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Stingray Digital Media Group, will purchase CHOO-FM from Golden West Broadcasting Ltd.

synopsis: Stingray Group Inc. is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Stingray Radio Inc., has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of CHOO-FM in Drumheller, Alberta, from Golden West Broadcasting Ltd. CHOO-FM is a radio station that broadcasts an adult contemporary format at 99.5 FM.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$222.24)
Stingray Group Inc. is a leading music, media, and technology company. Stingray provides curated direct-to-consumer and B2B services, including audio TV channels, more than 100 radio licences, SVOD content, 4K UHD TV channels, karaoke products, digital signage, in-store music, and music apps. "
seller: Golden West Broadcasting Ltd.
CHOO-FM is a Canadian radio station that broadcasts an adult contemporary format in Drumheller, Alberta. The station is branded as 99.5 Drum FM. The station is Drumheller's first and only FM radio station.
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closed 10/24/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Stingray Digital Media Group, acquired DJ-Matic

synopsis: Stingray Digital Group Inc., a world-leading provider of music and video services has announced that it has acquired DJ-Matic. DJ-Matic is a music entertainment company and a provider of in-store media solutions involving music, video, digital signage and more.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$222.24)
Stingray is the world-leading provider of multiplatform music and video services as well as digital experiences for pay TV operators, commercial establishments, OTT providers, mobile operators, consumers, and more. "
target: DJ-Matic
DJ-Matic is a music company for entertainment multimedia in the hospitality market. They can provide media solutions involving music, music videos and personalized visual content in industries including bars and pubs, retail stores, restaurants, hotels, and fitness centers.
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closed 8/2/2018 via BNC Analysis

Stingray Digital Media Group, acquired Novramedia Inc.

synopsis: Stingray, the world-leading provider of multiplatform music and video services, has acquired Novramedia, a Toronto-based leader in the design, development, and implementation of digital media solutions. Novramedia specializes in digital signage. The company designs and develops solutions that are targeted to their client's needs and budget.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$222.24)
Stingray is the world-leading provider of multiplatform music and video services, and digital experiences for pay TV operators, commercial establishments, OTT providers, mobile operators, consumers, and more. Its services include audio television channels, premium television channels, and more. "
target: Novramedia Inc.
Founded in 2006, Novramedia is a Toronto-based leader in the design, development, and implementation of digital media solutions. Novramedia specializes in digital signage. The company designs and develops solutions that are targeted to their client's needs and budget.
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announced 5/2/2018 via BNC Analysis

Stingray Digital Media Group, will acquire Newcap Radio

synopsis: Newfoundland Capital, which owns and operates broadcaster Newcap Radio, says it has signed a definitive agreement with Stingray, which would acquire all of its issued and outstanding shares. Newcap Radio is one of Canada’s leading radio broadcasters with 101 broadcast licences (72 radio stations and 29 repeating signals) across Canada.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$222.24)
Stingray is the world-leading provider of multiplatform music and video services, and digital experiences for pay TV operators, commercial establishments, OTT providers, mobile operators, consumers, and more. Its services include audio television channels, premium television channels, and more. "
target: Newcap Radio (TSX:NCC.A:$128.79)
Newcap Radio is one of Canada’s leading radio broadcasters with 101 broadcast licences (72 radio stations and 29 repeating signals) across Canada. The Company reaches millions of listeners each week through a variety of formats and is a recognized industry leader in radio programming.
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closed 1/3/2018 via Berkery

Stingray Digital Media Group, acquired Qello Concerts

synopsis: Stingray announced that it has acquired the assets of New-York based Qello Concerts, the world's leading over-the-top (OTT) streaming service for full-length, on-demand concerts and music documentaries - reaching users in more than 160 countries.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$222.24)
Stingray is a leading business-to-business multi-platform music and in-store media solutions provider operating on a global scale. Geared towards individuals and businesses alike, Stingray's products include: Stingray Music, Stingray Concerts, Stingray Brava, Stingray Ambiance and Stingray Karaoke. "
target: Qello Concerts
Qello Concerts is the world's leading over-the-top (OTT) streaming service for full-length, on-demand concerts and music documentaries - reaching users in more than 160 countries.
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closed 7/31/2017 via Market Wire

Stingray Digital Media Group, acquired SMA Entertainment

synopsis: Stingray, a leading business-to-business multiplatform music provider, announced that it has concluded the acquisiton of Satellite Music Australia PTY Ltd. (SMA), a subsidiary of Macquarie Media Operations PTY Limited (MRN) and a leading Australian provider of in-store media solutions servicing more than 2,200 locations.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$222.24)
Stingray is a leading business-to-business multi-platform music and in-store media solutions provider operating on a global scale. Geared towards individuals and businesses alike, Stingray's products include: Stingray Music, Stingray Concerts, Stingray Brava, Stingray Ambiance and Stingray Karaoke. "
target parent: Fairfax Media Ltd.
target: SMA Entertainment
Satellite Music Australia PTY Ltd. (SMA) is a leading Australian provider of in-store media solutions servicing more than 2,200 locations. SMA Entertainment is a B2B content provider of audio and visual solutions, complimenting and enhancing the aesthetic that businesses want for themselves.
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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:$222.24)
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 5/10/2017 via BNC Analysis

Stingray Digital Media Group, acquired Yokee Music Ltd

synopsis: Stingray Digital Group Inc., a leading business-to-business multi-platform music provider, announced that it has acquired Israel-based Yokee Music LTD, creator of the Yokee app. Yokee enables users to search for songs on YouTube; sing, record, and share their version of their favorite songs; and listen to their friends’ performances.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$222.24)
Stingray is a leading business-to-business multi-platform music and in-store media solutions provider operating on a global scale. Geared towards individuals and businesses alike, Stingray's products include: Stingray Music, Stingray Concerts, Stingray Brava, Stingray Ambiance and Stingray Karaoke. "
target: Yokee Music Ltd
Yokee Music is the creator of Yokee, an app that turns iPhones into karaoke microphones. Their platform enables mobile users to search for songs from the unlimited catalog of videos on YouTube; sing, record, and share their version of their favorite songs; and listen to their friends’ performances.
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closed 3/3/2017 via Market Wire

Stingray Digital Media Group, acquired NatureVision TV

synopsis: Stingray Digital Group Inc., a leading business-to-business multiplatform music provider, has acquired NatureVision TV, a 24/7 channel available online and on television. NatureVision TV's cataloge of hundred of hours of exceptionally soothing nature programs brings home the world's most beautiful places through the brilliance of HD and 4K video.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$222.24)
Stingray is a leading business-to-business multi-platform music and in-store media solutions provider operating on a global scale. Geared towards individuals and businesses alike, Stingray's products include: Stingray Music, Stingray Concerts, Stingray Brava, Stingray Ambiance and Stingray Karaoke. "
target: NatureVision TV
NatureVision TV is a 24/7 channel available online and on television. that has a cataloge of hundred of hours of exceptionally soothing nature programs brings home the world's most beautiful places through the brilliance of HD and 4K video.
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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:$222.24)
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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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:$222.24)
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 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:$222.24)
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 2/24/2016 via Market Wire

Stingray Digital Media Group, acquired Numedia Canada

synopsis: Stingray Digital Group Inc., a leading business-to-business multiplatform music and in-store solutions provider, today announced that it has acquired Nümedia. Nümedia provides intelligent media solutions to its client by enabling in-venue music, experiences, communication, engagement, and activation.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$222.24)
Stingray is a leading business-to-business multi-platform music and in-store media solutions provider operating on a global scale Geared towards individuals and businesses alike, Stingray's products include: Stingray Music, Stingray Concerts, Stingray Brava, Stingray Ambiance and Stingray Karaoke. "
target: Numedia Canada
Nümedia provides “Intelligent Media Solutions” to its client by enabling In-Venue Experiences, Communication, Engagement and Activation. Nümedia’s technology allows its clients to manage and operate digital displays or in-store music through its proprietary software.
price ($mm)
$1.51
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announced 12/17/2015 via Market Wire

Stingray Digital Media Group, will acquire iConcerts

synopsis: Stingray Digital Group Inc., a leading business-to-business multiplatform music provider, announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Swiss-based iConcerts, a TV channel dedicated solely to live music currently distributed to more than 100 Pay-TV and OTT operators in 85 countries.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$222.24)
Stingray is a leading business-to-business multi-platform music and in-store media solutions provider operating on a global scale, reaching an estimated 135 million Pay-TV subscribers (or households) in 127 countries. "
target: iConcerts
iConcerts is the first digital entertainment channel dedicated 100% to live music. The multi-media platform is available in 85 countries and in over 250 million households worldwide.
price ($mm)
$7.17
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announced 12/14/2015 via Yahoo, Inc.

Stingray Digital Media Group, will acquire Digital Music Distribution Pty. Ltd. (DMD)

synopsis: Stingray Digital Group Inc., a leading business-to-business multiplatform music provider, announced that it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Digital Music Distribution Pty. Ltd. (DMD), Australia's most important digital music services provider.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$222.24)
Stingray is a leading business-to-business multi-platform music and in-store media solutions provider operating on a global scale, reaching an estimated 135 million Pay-TV subscribers (or households) in 127 countries. "
target: Digital Music Distribution Pty. Ltd. (DMD)
Digital Music Distribution (DMD) provides digital music services to the public, broadcasters and other media suppliers as well as brand partners. DMD offers linear, subscription and brand promotion services across a wide range of music catalogues.
price ($mm)
$5.74
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announced 1/10/2014 via PR Newswire

Stingray Digital Media Group, will acquire DMX, Inc.

synopsis: Stingray Digital, the worldwide leading provider of multiplatform music services, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire all of the assets of DMX Media from Mood Media. DMX offers a full suite of music channels tailored to local tastes through Pay TV service providers in Latin America.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$222.24)
Stingray Digital is a leading provider of cutting-edge applications delivering high quality music and video content on multiple platforms including Digital TV, IPTV, Internet, Mobile and Game Consoles. "
target parent: Mood Media Corporation
target: DMX, Inc.
DMX is a US provider of multi-sensory branding services, delivering services to over 100,000 locations. DMX uses music, video and digital signage, messaging, scent, and audio/visual systems to personify and enhance brands to create lasting connections that encourage customer loyalty.
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closed 8/16/2012 via BNC Analysis

Stingray Digital Media Group, acquired The Karaoke Channel

synopsis: Stingray Digital is to purchase The Karaoke Channel, a television and video-on-demand service company, from Israeli Ananey Communications.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$222.24)
Stingray Digital is a leading provider of cutting-edge applications delivering high quality music and video content on multiple platforms including Digital TV, IPTV, Internet, Mobile and Game Consoles. "
target parent: Ananey Communications
target: The Karaoke Channel
The KARAOKE Channel offers karaoke online, for download, on mobile, on video on demand, and on smart TVs. The KARAOKE Channel is proud to deliver more than 18 000 professional quality karaoke songs in English, French, Spanish, Dutch, German and Italian.
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closed 12/31/2019 via Company Press Release

10net Group, acquired Unified Brand

synopsis: 10net Group has acquired Unified Brand, a provider of unique, custom digital signage and content channels in out-of-home locations. With the acquisition, the 10net Group will be able to provide end-to-end services and solutions, such as creating custom channel content to procuring, installing, and managing hardware and software.
buyer: 10net Group
10net Group is a collection of companies offering experiential digital signage solutions, including design and creative services, experience development and managed services. 10net creates unique, memorable experiences for companies, as well as offering multi-location systems that can be customized."
target: Unified Brand
Unified Brand builds and deploys unique, custom digital signage and content channels in out-of-home locations as a focused and cost-effective alternative to broadcast television. Unified Brand's various platforms help unify brands across multiple forms of media channels.
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closed 2/7/2020 via BusinessWire

Loop Media, Inc. merged with Interlink Plus, Inc.,

synopsis: Interlink Plus, Inc., a professional Trade Show Services provider, has completed its merger with Loop Media, Inc., an innovative premium streaming media company based in Burbank, CA that builds products and solutions for both businesses and consumers.
buyer: Interlink Plus, Inc. (OTCPK:ITRK:$0.04)
InterLink Plus is a professional Trade Show Services provider in Las Vegas offering a wide array of affordable trade show services including staffing, marketing, booth design and set up. "
target: Loop Media, Inc.
Loop Media, Inc., is an innovative premium streaming media company building products and solutions for both businesses and consumers. Loop Media is based in Burbank, CA.
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announced 12/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

XTD Limited, will acquire AdLine LLC

synopsis: XTD, a stand-alone digital transit media company, will be acquiring Adline, a provider of an out-of-home integrated marketing ecosystem that drives growth by unlocking incremental revenue, reducing costs, creating efficiencies and engaging diverse audiences.
buyer: XTD Limited (ASX:XTD:$2.00)
Based in Australia, XTD is a stand-alone digital media channel that does not interfere with any of the existing station controls which also enables easy installation into almost any metro train network in the world, both underground or aboveground. "
target: AdLine LLC
Based in Australia, ADLINE provides indoor sport, leisure and community centres, and associations with an integrated marketing ecosystem that drives growth by unlocking incremental revenue, reducing costs, creating efficiencies and engaging diverse audiences who play for fun.
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announced 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ocean Outdoor UK Limited, will acquire AdCityMedia

synopsis: Ocean Outdoor has agreed to an all-cash offer to acquire AdCityMedia, a company that is active in the outdoor advertising market and is the leader of large digital format advertising in Sweden.
buyer: Ocean Outdoor UK Limited (LSE:OOUT:$96.37)
Ocean fills a unique position in the Outdoor advertising landscape, specialising only in large-format digital, iconic landmark and super-premium banner locations. Ocean creates inspirational canvases for inspirational advertising. "
target: AdCityMedia (OM:ACM:$20.60)
AdCityMedia is active in the outdoor advertising market and is the leader of large digital format advertising in Sweden. The company has about 1,500 of its own media spaces and over 3,000 digital screens that they operate.
price ($mm)[EV]
$32 [$37]
rev ($mm)
$21
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
8.2x
announced 10/23/2019 via Company Press Release

Areu Bros, Inc., will acquire THEA

synopsis: Areu Bros. Studios, the first major Latino owned and operated media studio in the United States, will acquire THEA, the first ever city-based over-the-top video streaming platform that showcases the story of Atlanta through the eyes of its creators, brands, and entrepreneurs.
buyer: Areu Bros, Inc.
Areu Bros. Studios is the first major Latino owned and operated media studio in the United States. ABS is a trailblazer, intersecting art and technology, ultimately merging a community of collaborators and tech forward developers all under one roof, for more focused and contained incubation. "
target parent: Metro Atlanta Chamber
target: THEA
THEA is the first ever city-based over-the-top video streaming platform. THEA showcases the story of Atlanta through the eyes of its creators, brands, and entrepreneurs. Via this platform, viewers can access exclusive short-form content that spans lifestyle and culture, business, and technology.
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closed 7/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Talon Outdoor, acquired Grand Visual

synopsis: Talon, the U.K.’s largest independent Out of Home (OOH) media specialist, has acquired Grand Visual, a UK-based outdoor creative specialist. Grand Visual helps brands to target their audience by crafting compelling stories that maximise the effective use of digital OOH.
buyer parent: Eric Newnham
buyer: Talon Outdoor
Talon Outdoor is the U.K.’s largest independent Out of Home (OOH) media specialist and a significant player in the Out of Home agency sector with a focus on delivering smarter, creative, technology-led and integrated OOH communications. "
target: Grand Visual
Grand Visual is a UK-based outdoor creative specialist. Grand Visual helps brands to target their audience by crafting compelling stories that maximise the effective use of digital OOH. Grand Visual has delivered thousands of campaigns across every digital OOH format across more than 52 markets.
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closed 7/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

EG Electronics, purchased Digital Signage Business from Leeroy

synopsis: EG Electronics, a provider of customized solutions based on electronics components and systems, has acquired Leeroy's Digital Signage business, a provider of digital signage and digital communication services using displays in stores and public areas.
buyer parent: KAMIC Group
buyer: EG Electronics
Based in Sweden, EG Electronics provides customized solutions based on electronics components and systems as well as standard products from selected manufacturers worldwide. From concept to delivery, and beyond, they offer unique and cost-effective solutions for customers with serial production. "
seller: Leeroy
Based in Sweden, Leeroy provides a fully integrated pre-order app, POS, kitchen displays, and self-service kiosk solutions for restaurants. Leeroy's digital signage business provides digital signage and digital communication services using displays in stores and public areas.
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closed 6/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Active International, acquired The Digital Gate, S.L.

synopsis: Active International, a commercial innovation company, has acquired The Digital Gate, an independent media consultancy agency in Spain. The Digital Gate offers advertising and marketing services to large companies in Spain. Their services include digital marketing strategy, SEO, social media, mobile marketing, programmatic advertising, and more.
buyer: Active International
Active International is a commercial innovation company. They increase commercial agility through industry expertise, Active Trading Model, and direct investments that allow clients to transform assets into new forms of value and deliver positive business outcomes. "
target: The Digital Gate, S.L.
The Digital Gate is an independent media consultancy agency in Spain. The Digital Gate offers advertising and marketing services to large companies in Spain. Their services include digital marketing strategy, SEO, social media, mobile marketing, programmatic advertising, digital signage and more.
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closed 5/15/2019 via Company Press Release

Trison, acquired Beaver Group

synopsis: TRISON, a worldwide leader in sensory marketing for retail areas, has acquired Beaver Group, a UK-based digital agency that specialises in digital signage, web, mobile and interactive solutions. Beaver Group creates engaging, creative bespoke solutions using cutting-edge display and interactive technologies.
buyer parent: Portobello Capital
buyer: Trison
TRISON is a worldwide leader in sensory marketing for retail areas. TRISON offers visual and sound systems, scent marketing and other bespoke solutions for the retail, car, hospitality and real estate sectors. TRISON designs and implements integral solutions that transforms the customer experience. "
target: Beaver Group
Beaver Group is a UK-based digital agency that specialises in digital signage, web, mobile and interactive solutions. Beaver Group creates engaging, creative bespoke solutions using cutting-edge display and interactive technologies.
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closed 3/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ocean Outdoor UK Limited, acquired Ngage Media

synopsis: Ocean has acquired Ngage Media, an outdoor advertising company based in the Netherlands. Ngage Media is a 100 percent pure play digital operator with 76 large full motion digital screens in 50 locations across the Randstad megalopolis.
buyer parent: Searchlight Capital Partners
buyer: Ocean Outdoor UK Limited (LSE:OOUT:$96.37)
Ocean fills a unique position in the Outdoor advertising landscape, specialising only in large-format digital, iconic landmark and super-premium banner locations. Ocean creates inspirational canvases for inspirational advertising. "
target: Ngage Media
Ngage Media is an outdoor advertising company based in the Netherlands. Ngage Media is a 100 percent pure play digital operator with 76 large full motion digital screens in 50 locations across the Randstad megalopolis.
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closed 2/21/2019 via BusinessWire

Loop Media, Inc., acquired ScreenPlay Inc.

synopsis: Loop Media, Inc., an innovative streaming media company focused on premium short-form video for businesses and consumers, announced the acquisition of ScreenPlay, Inc. ScreenPlay manages the largest library of promotional videos (video trailers music videos, TV spots & video game previews) for the entertainment industry.
buyer: Loop Media, Inc.
Loop Media, Inc., is an innovative premium streaming media company building products and solutions for both businesses and consumers. Loop Media is based in Burbank, CA. "
target: ScreenPlay Inc.
ScreenPlay manages the largest library of promotional videos (video trailers music videos, TV spots & video game previews) for the entertainment industry. They provided streaming video services for Music Labels, Hollywood Studios, Theaters and Retailers/e-tailers in the USA and around the world.
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announced 1/24/2019 via BusinessWire

Akazoo will be merged with Modern Media Acquisition Corp.,

synopsis: Modern Media Acquisition Corp. (MMDM), a special purpose acquisition company, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to combine with Akazoo Ltd, a global digital music streaming platform based in the United Kingdom.
buyer: Modern Media Acquisition Corp.
Modern Media Acquisition Corp. (MMDM) is a special purpose acquisition company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, acquisition or similar business combination sponsored by Modern Media, LLC. "
target: Akazoo
Founded in 2010, Akazoo is a UK-based, global, on-demand music streaming subscription company with a focus on emerging markets. Akazoo’s Premium service provides subscribers with unlimited online and offline streaming access to a catalog of over 45 million songs on a commercial-free basis.
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closed 12/13/2018 via BusinessWire

Codigo merged with Spectrio,

synopsis: Spectrio, one of the nation’s leading providers of in-store marketing solutions powered by content and technology, announced that it has merged with Louisville-based Codigo, a leader in retail media solutions, digital signage, and kiosk technology.
buyer parent: Bertram Capital Management LLC
buyer: Spectrio
Spectrio is one of the nation’s leading end to end technology-enabled audio and video marketing companies, providing professional content and managed services on a monthly subscription basis. "
target: Codigo
Codigo is a leader in retail media solutions, digital signage, and kiosk technology. Codigo is about bringing innovative media solutions to market so their customers can make a positive impact on the retail behavior of consumers in their stores. They are based in Louisville, Kentucky.
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announced 11/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

MTN Group, will acquire Simfy

synopsis: MTN Group, a telecommunications group based in South Africa, is to acquire Simfy Africa (Pty) Ltd, a music-streaming business also based in South Africa. With over 36 million tracks to choose from, people can experience a different song every day.
buyer: MTN Group (JSE:MTN:$9,278.65)
MTN Group Limited entered the telecommunications scene at the dawn of South Africa’s democracy, in 1994. They offer an integrated suite of communications products and services, including traditional mobile voice and data, digital and mobile financial services as well as enterprise services. "
target: Simfy
Simfy Africa (Pty) Ltd is a music-streaming business. The company is based in South Africa. With over 36 million tracks to choose from, people can experience a different song every day.
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closed 10/4/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Sachs Capital Group, Virgo Capital, acquired RMG Networks, Inc.

synopsis: RMG Networks, global leader in technology-driven visual communications, announced it has been converted to a privately held entity in a transaction led by Virgo Capital with participation from existing investor Gregory H. Sachs.
buyer: Virgo Capital
buyer: Sachs Capital Group
Virgo Capital is a private equity firm focused on making control investments in established enterprise technology companies. Sachs Capital Group is a private opportunistic investment firm focused on alternative investment opportunities in high-growth sectors. "
target: RMG Networks, Inc. (RMGN:$37.04)
RMG Networks helps clients increase productivity, efficiency and engagement through digital messaging. They combine best-in-class software, hardware, business applications and services to offer a single point of accountability for integrated data visualization and real-time performance management.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$37
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

Sirius XM Holdings Inc., will acquire Pandora Media, Inc.

synopsis: SiriusXM, one of the world's largest audio entertainment companies, is to acquire Pandora, the world’s most powerful music discovery platform. They are driven by a single purpose: unleashing the infinite power of music by connecting artists and fans, whether through earbuds, car speakers, live on stage or anywhere fans want to experience it.
buyer parent: Liberty Media Corporation
buyer: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI:$5,590.90)
SiriusXM is one of the world's largest audio entertainment companies and is among the largest subscription media companies in the United States, offering an array of exclusive content to satisfy many interests. "
target: Pandora Media, Inc. (P:$1,478.00)
Pandora is the world’s most powerful music discovery platform. They are driven by a single purpose: unleashing the infinite power of music by connecting artists and fans, whether through earbuds, car speakers, live on stage or anywhere fans want to experience it.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,978 [$2,807]
rev ($mm)
$1,478
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Global Media & Entertainment Limited, acquired Outdoor Plus Limited

synopsis: Global, a leading media and entertainment group in the UK, has acquired Outdoor Plus, an out-of-home advertising company that offers high profile digital advertising sites in the UK. Outdoor Plus' portfolio of state-of-the-art digital screens provides brands with unrivalled Out-of-Home locations & access to London’s most desirable districts.
buyer: Global Media & Entertainment Limited
Global is a leading media and entertainment group in the UK. Global is home to some of the UK's biggest commercial radio brands, including Heart, Capital, Smooth and Classic FM. The group also operates two music TV channels and fifteen music festivals in the UK. "
target: Outdoor Plus Limited
Outdoor Plus is an out-of-home advertising company that offers high profile digital advertising sites in the UK. Their portfolio of state-of-the-art digital screens provides brands with unrivalled Out-of-Home locations & access to London’s most desirable districts.
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closed 9/4/2018 via BusinessWire

Voice Solutions merged with Spectrio,

synopsis: Spectrio, one of the nation’s leading providers of in-store marketing solutions powered by content and technology, announced that it has merged with Minneapolis-based Voice Solutions, a woman-owned, sensory marketing service company founded in 2004.
buyer parent: Bertram Capital Management LLC
buyer: Spectrio
Spectrio is one of the nation’s leading end to end technology-enabled audio and video marketing companies, providing professional content and managed services on a monthly subscription basis. "
target: Voice Solutions
Voice Solutions is the premier provider of sensory marketing solutions. Since 2004, Voice Solutions has helped hundreds of unique brands in over 20 industries transform brand concepts into feelings, environments and tangible entities.
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announced 8/29/2018 via Reuters

Asiaray Media Group Limited, will acquire Radius Displays International Limited

synopsis: Asiaray Media Group, a leading out-of-home media company in Greater China, will acquire a 51% stake in Radius Displays, a Hong Kong-based digital signage and street furniture company. Radius Displays has produced digital signage and street furniture for leading brands such as Louis Vuitton, Coca Cola, Forever 21 and Nespresso.
buyer: Asiaray Media Group Limited (SEHK:1993:$242.55)
Asiaray Media Group is a leading out-of-home media company in Greater China with a strategic focus on airport and metro line advertising. It is amongst the top privately-owned media companies with exclusive concession rights to airports and metro lines in Greater China. "
target: Radius Displays International Limited
Radius Displays is a Hong Kong-based digital signage and street furniture company. Their full range of services include consultancy, engineering, design, and supply. Radius Displays has produced digital signage and street furniture for leading brands such as Louis Vuitton, Coca Cola, and more.
price ($mm)
$15*
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EV / EBITDA
closed 8/23/2018 via Company Press Release

Baptiste Leclercq and Steven Poulain, acquired TV Wonder

synopsis: TV Wonder, a company that engages in digital signage and digital project management services, has been acquired by its employees Baptiste Leclercq and Steven Poulain. TV Wonder is the link between communication strategy and IT. By combining video media, computer networks and the cloud, they make video media intelligent. They are based in France.
buyer: Baptiste Leclercq and Steven Poulain
Baptiste Leclercq and Steven Poulain are directors of the company, TV Wonder. TV Wonder is the link between communication strategy and IT. By combining video media, computer networks and the cloud, they make video media intelligent. They are based in France. "
target parent: Provectio
target: TV Wonder
TV Wonder engages in digital signage and digital project management services. They are located in Noyal-sur-Vilaine, France. TV Wonder is the link between communication strategy and IT. By combining video media, computer networks and the cloud, they make video media intelligent.
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CIXL-FM and CKYY-FM

Golden West Broadcasting Ltd.

DJ-Matic

Novramedia Inc.

Newcap Radio

Qello Concerts

SMA Entertainment

C Music Entertainment Ltd.

Yokee Music Ltd

NatureVision TV

Classica GmbH

Bell Media

Festival 4K B.V.

Numedia Canada

iConcerts

Digital Music Distribution Pty. Ltd. (DMD)

DMX, Inc.

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Loop Media, Inc.

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THEA

Grand Visual

Leeroy

The Digital Gate, S.L.

Beaver Group

Ngage Media

ScreenPlay Inc.

Akazoo

Codigo

Simfy

RMG Networks, Inc.

Pandora Media, Inc.

Outdoor Plus Limited

Voice Solutions

Radius Displays International Limited

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Matching Companies
Ticker: OTCPK:SDIG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
StationDigital
StationDigital is a multimedia digital broadcast company that offers free music, music videos, movies and TV with over 30 million songs and titles. They provide both genre-based and artist-based discovery stations to suit an endless variety of tastes.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$0.08
EBITDA ($mm)
($11.81)
EBIT ($mm)
($11.82)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2
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Ticker: SGX:T39
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd.
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd.
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Southeast Asia's leading media organisation, engaging minds across multiple languages and platforms. SPH owns award-winning newspapers, magazines and best-selling books in both print and digital editions, as well as online classified businesses in the region.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$761.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$259.03
EBIT ($mm)
$222.38
Net Income ($mm)
$148.41
Employees
4473
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Ticker: ENXTAM:TMG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telegraaf Media Groep N.V.
Telegraaf Media Groep N.V.
Telegraaf Media Groep N.V. (TMG) is one of the largest media companies in the Netherlands. Their publication brands include De Telegraaf, DFT, Telesport, Metro, Autovisie, Privé and VROUW. They also have radio and online video brands such as Sky Radio and Telegraaf VNDG.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$490.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$19.69
EBIT ($mm)
$7.23
Net Income ($mm)
$1.82
Employees
1484
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Ticker: KLSE:MEDIA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Media Prima Bhd
Media Prima Bhd
As Malaysia’s largest media company, Media Prima enriches millions of lives across the country every day with award- winning content. Media Prima is in the business of providing news, information and entertainment through their integrated media platforms.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$300.81
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.90)
EBIT ($mm)
($24.87)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3919
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Ticker: SPOT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spotify Ltd
Spotify Ltd
Spotify is a commercial music streaming service that provides digital content from a range of record labels and artists. Users can browse through the interface by artist, album, genre, playlist, record label, and direct searches.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$7,317.18
EBITDA ($mm)
($17.31)
EBIT ($mm)
($58.42)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4405
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Ticker: OUT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
OUTFRONT Media Inc.
OUTFRONT Media Inc.
OUTFRONT Media is one of the largest out-of-home media companies in the Americas. With billboard and transit properties, a prime asset focus, and a growing network of digital displays, they gives advertisers both breadth and depth of audience across key geographies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,698.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$438.90
EBIT ($mm)
$293.20
Net Income ($mm)
$160.40
Employees
0
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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
2019
rev ($mm)
$222.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$72.62
EBIT ($mm)
$48.55
Net Income ($mm)
$18.86
Employees
1200
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Ticker: OM:ACM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AdCityMedia
AdCityMedia
AdCityMedia is active in the outdoor advertising market and is the leader of large digital format advertising in Sweden. The company has about 1,500 of its own media spaces and over 3,000 digital screens that they operate.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$20.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.47
EBIT ($mm)
$3.66
Net Income ($mm)
$3.01
Employees
80
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Ticker: SEHK:8112
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Focus Media Network Limited
Focus Media Network Limited
Focus Media Network Limited is a well-established digital ‘‘Out-of-Home’’ media company in Hong Kong and Singapore, with an operating history since April 2004.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$10.20
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.47)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.12)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
87
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Ticker: IWDM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Radioio, Inc.
Radioio, Inc.
Radioio, Inc. provides an internet radio platform that delivers streamed music anytime and anywhere on connected devices. RadioIO's full-service background music and messaging ecosystem supports large franchise businesses and other vertical markets.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$1.64
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.87)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.95)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: OTCPK:VNUE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VNUE, Inc.
VNUE, Inc., is a music technology company dedicated to further monetizing the live music experience for artists, labels, writers, publishers, and stakeholders by leveraging automation technology in the instant live space. VNUE has a trifecta of solutions that will revolutionize the music business.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$0.04
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.09)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2
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Ticker: OTCPK:LIVX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LivexLive Media
LivexLive Media
LiveXLive Media, Inc. is a consolidated group of media and tech assets, including the LiveXLive platform, which is one of the world's only premium internet streaming networks devoted to live music and music-related video content.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$37.96
EBITDA ($mm)
($27.46)
EBIT ($mm)
($35.70)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
76
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Ticker: TSX:MM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mood Media Corporation
Mood Media Corporation
Mood Media is the global leader in elevating Customer Experiences. They combine sight, sound, scent, social mobile technology and systems solutions to create greater emotional connections between brands and consumers – both on premise and beyond.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$465.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$79.72
EBIT ($mm)
$29.13
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2000
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Ticker: OM:ZETA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ZetaDisplay AB
ZetaDisplay is a leading supplier of Digital Signage to major chains in the retailing and service sectors of the European market. The head office is in Sweden and there are sales offices located in Denmark, Norway, Finland, Estonia and the Netherlands.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$44.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.05
EBIT ($mm)
$2.71
Net Income ($mm)
$2.66
Employees
140
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Ticker: OTCPK:CREX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Creative Realities, LLC
Creative Realities, LLC
Creative Realities, founded in 1998 with headquarters in New York, is a well-known and trusted marketing technology company providing solutions to enhance the 21st century shopping experience. The Company provides a suite of tools and services for retailers, venue operators and their brand partners.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$18.96
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.20)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.54)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
100
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Ticker: WSE:IMS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Internet Media Services S.A.
Internet Media Services S.A. (IMS) is a leader in providing specialized Sensory Marketing services in Poland. Having over 10 years of experience of working with media and modern technologies, IMS uses techniques which allow for creating appropriate mood and influencing the Customer.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$13.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.83
EBIT ($mm)
$2.89
Net Income ($mm)
$2.37
Employees
0
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Ticker: OTCPK:DVGG.D
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12 Retech Corporation
12 Retech Corporation
12 Retech's retail shopping technology seamlessly combines cutting edge digital tech and social networking to create a fun and unique shopping experience. 12 Retech fully integrates in-store, online, and mobile shopping experiences with its patented smart 12Mirrors, 12Mobile app, and 12Kiosks.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.68)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.70)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: OTCPK:IHRT.Q
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iHeartMedia, Inc.
iHeartMedia, Inc.
iHeartMedia, Inc. is one of the leading global media and entertainment companies. The company specializes in radio, digital, outdoor, mobile, social, live events, on-demand entertainment and information services for local communities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$6,338.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,574.81
EBIT ($mm)
$1,081.98
Net Income ($mm)
$100.70
Employees
18300
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Ticker: ENXTPA:DEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
JCDecaux
JCDecaux
JCDecaux SA is the number one outdoor advertising company worldwide. The inventor of the “street furniture” concept, JCDecaux is the only company worldwide to focus exclusively on outdoor advertising and develop activities in all three segments: street furniture, transport advertising and billboard.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3,548.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$601.61
EBIT ($mm)
$296.37
Net Income ($mm)
$226.10
Employees
11772
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