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closed 10/19/2016 via BNC Analysis

Vision Media Management, acquired Fordela

synopsis: Vision Media Management (“Vision”) significantly expanded its secure digital capabilities and service offerings with the acquisition of Fordela Corporation (“Fordela”), a proven innovator in cloud-based digital asset management, streaming, and video on demand (VOD) solutions.
buyer parent: CenterGate Capital
buyer: Vision Media Management
Vision Media Management, headquartered in Valencia, California, is the premier provider of marketing and fulfillment services to major entertainment studios and consumer products entities. "
target: Fordela
Fordela Corporation is located in San Francisco, California. The Company is focused on providing the leading cloud-based media management solution to the enterprise. Fordela Corporation is a proven innovator in cloud-based digital asset management, streaming, and video on demand (VOD) solutions.
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announced 7/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

The Movie Studio, Inc., will acquire Emerging Pictures

synopsis: The Movie Studio, Inc. will acquire Emerging Pictures and all of its assets, including its innovative technology for a Commercial VOD (Video on Demand) digital delivery platform presently deployed in over 130 theaters. Emerging Pictures' assets includes distribution rights to many hundreds of critically acclaimed films and independent cinema.
buyer: The Movie Studio, Inc. (OTCPK:MVES:$0.02)
The Movie Studio, Inc. is a publicly traded media and motion picture production and distribution company. The Company is the premier full production movie studio in Miami, Florida area. The studio produces and distributes its films worldwide. "
target parent: Mobio Technologies Inc.
target: Emerging Pictures
Emerging Pictures is an all-digital Film and Alternate Content network of theaters in the United States. Through its network of theaters, Emerging cost effectively exhibits critically acclaimed films, cultural programming, art films, documentaries, foreign language films and independent cinema.
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closed 1/21/2015 via PR Web

20 Year Media Corp., acquired Emerging Pictures

synopsis: 20 Year Media Corp, a Vancouver based digital media technology company, is pleased to announce that it has acquired the assets of Emerging Cinemas, LLC. (“Emerging Pictures”), a pioneer in digital delivery and exhibition for the motion picture industry.
buyer: 20 Year Media Corp.
20 Year Media is a pioneer in demand driven inventory optimization for the motion picture industry. 20YM’s technology system aggregates consumer demand and uses this data to match and deliver content across platforms, maximizing revenues for all stakeholders. "
target: Emerging Pictures
Emerging Pictures is an all-digital exhibitor and distributor servicing over 130 independent cinemas and 250 theatres across the US. They offer the newest arthouse films, movie classics, and exclusive alt content through Opera In Cinema & Ballet In Cinema.
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closed 2/5/2013 via Company Press Release

Ease Entertainment Services, LLC, acquired Scenechronize

synopsis: Ease Entertainment Services has announced that it has acquired the assets of Scenechronize, the industry’s largest cloud-based production information management system. Scenechronize’s unique production software program allows users to manage both production office information and production accounting information efficiently in one database.
buyer: Ease Entertainment Services, LLC
Ease Entertainment Services provides comprehensive production payroll services, expert guidance on production tax incentives and labor management issues. "
target: Scenechronize
Scenechronize is a production management software for film, television, and commercial markets. Scenechronize is the single most powerful tool for creating, distributing, accessing and storing most of the standard documents used by productions of all types.
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closed 1/8/2021 via PR Newswire

Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, Inc., acquired Sundog Media Toolkit, Ltd.

synopsis: Deluxe, a provider of digital and cloud based solutions to the world's leading content production studios and distributors, has acquired Sundog Media Toolkit, Ltd. Based in the UK, Sundog offers a highly automated, cloud-based platform that creates specialized multi-format, multi-language files for theatrical distribution and streaming platforms.
buyer: Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, Inc.
Deluxe provides secure distribution and localization services for studios, OTT platforms, and content creators. Its cloud-based solutions offer customizable, end-to-end solutions that enable customers to create and distribute content and streaming experiences to audiences on a global scale. "
target: Sundog Media Toolkit, Ltd.
UK-based Sundog Media Toolkit is the leading automated SaaS solution for mastering and versioning TV and movies at speed and scale. The company's cloud-based platform creates specialized multi-format, multi-language files for theatrical distribution and streaming platforms.
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closed 2/9/2017 via PE Hub

Wiredrive merged with MediaSilo,

synopsis: MediaSilo and Wiredrive have merged, forming the world’s largest SaaS platform for video-driven creative workflows with more than 1,800 enterprise customers worldwide. MediaSilo founder Kai Pradel will serve as CEO of the joint entity. Wiredrive is the leading platform among agencies and brands to present work-in-progress and video reels.
buyer: MediaSilo
Boston-based MediaSilo is the industry leader in providing secure video collaboration solutions to media and entertainment companies and the post-production houses that serve them. MediaSilo’s flexible video sharing platform handles encoding and playback, review and approval. "
target: Wiredrive
Wiredrive is a secure media-sharing and collaboration tool designed for creative professionals. Top agencies, brands, production houses, and entertainment companies rely on Wiredrive to effectively collaborate with teams and privately share video.
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closed 12/17/2016 via BNC Analysis

Framez merged with LookAt Technologies LTD.,

synopsis: LookAt and Framez, two Israeli start-ups that develop collaboration tools, have decided to merge. Framez is an online platform for video project management and collaboration. LookAt is a cloud platform that provides review and approval capabilities to over 100 file types including videos, prints, digital, audio, designs and more.
buyer: LookAt Technologies LTD.
LookAt is a global leader in review and approval cloud platforms, providing a secure collaboration cloud for enterprises. LookAt offers review and approval capabilities to over 100 file types including - videos, prints, digital, audio, designs and more. "
target: Framez
Framez is an online platform for video project management and collaboration. Framez enables freelance video editors and producers to focus on creativity rather than on administration. It allows video creators to share media and invite collaborators to annotate it, all in a password-protected space.
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announced 7/18/2019 via PR Newswire

Vobile, Inc., will purchase RightsID and ChannelID from ZEFR, Inc.

synopsis: Vobile Group, the leading choice for the protection, measurement and monetization of video content, announced an agreement under which Vobile will acquire the RightsID, a copyright management business, and ChannelID, a YouTube channel management business, from ZEFR, the leading contextual targeting platform for brands.
buyer: Vobile, Inc. (SEHK:3738:$15.23)
Vobile is the premier, trusted provider for protecting, measuring and monetizing online video content. They create technology solutions for content owners and distributors through their SaaS platform. With Vobile, users can reduce infringement-related revenue loss and increase video distribution. "
seller: ZEFR, Inc.
Zefr’s platform develops nuanced, dynamic targeting on the most brand-relevant videos for YouTube. Zefr owns RightsID, a copyright management business, and ChannelID, a YouTube channel management business.
price ($mm)
$90
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$40
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closed 3/15/2017 via Company Press Release

Yoveo AG, acquired iRewind

synopsis: Yoveo AG, the leading Swiss specialist in video strategies and technologies, announced the acquisition of Lausanne Startup iRewind. Active in 23 countries, iRewind is a software solution that automatically captures, edits and delivers instantly personalized videos to participants in sport events.
buyer: Yoveo AG
Yoveo advises companies and institutions on the subject of video content marketing. They can provide live-streaming, interactive video or a complete video management system to clients. They are based in Switzerland. "
target: iRewind
iRewind is the global leader for smart personalized mass video production technologies and provides customized solutions to create great video micro-moments for the sports industry. They are based in Switzerland.
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closed 5/7/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Endeavor, LLC, acquired NeuLion Incorporated

synopsis: Endeavor, a global leader in entertainment, sports and fashion, is to acquire NeuLion, Inc., a leading technology product and service provider specializing in the digital video broadcasting, distribution and monetization of live and on-demand content to Internet-enabled devices.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: Endeavor, LLC
Endeavor is a global leader in entertainment, sports and fashion operating in more than 30 countries. Endeavor specializes in talent representation and management; brand strategy, activation and licensing; media production, sales and distribution; and event management. "
target: NeuLion Incorporated (TSX:NLN:$95.32)
NeuLion, Inc. is a leading technology product and service provider specializing in the digital video broadcasting, distribution and monetization of live and on-demand content to Internet-enabled devices.
price ($mm)
$250
rev ($mm)
$95
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closed 12/16/2019 via BusinessWire

Atrium Sports, acquired Synergy Sports Technology

synopsis: Atrium Sports, a full-service technology platform for sports and video data content, announced the acquisition of Synergy Sports Technology, the dominant global provider of data and video analytics tools for the NBA, the MLB and NCAA Division I-II-III basketball and Division I baseball.
buyer: Atrium Sports
Atrium Sports is a full-service technology platform for sports and video data content. Teams who use Atrium’s platform gain more control of their video and data as well as expanded digital capabilities to create new content, engage fans, and open new commercial opportunities. "
target: Synergy Sports Technology
Synergy Sports Technology is an American company that creates web-based, on-demand video-supported basketball analytics for the purposes of scouting, development and entertainment.
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closed 8/26/2014 via Reuters

Google Inc., acquired Zync Render

synopsis: Google announced that it has acquired Zync Render, a service that makes it easier for movie studios to render their visual effects in the cloud. The technology was used to render effects in movies like Star Trek: Into Darkness and Looper, for example.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$171,704.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Zync Render
ZYNC is the visual effects industry’s first completely integrated cloud-based storage and rendering solution. This pay as you go service provides encrypted, instant and affordable access to high volume computing resources. Currently supported platforms include Maya/VRay/Mental Ray/Arnold and Nuke.
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closed 4/14/2020 via BusinessWire

ScoreVision, acquired Fantag

synopsis: ScoreVision, a software company that brings professional-level fan experiences to athletic programs at all levels of competition, has acquired Fantag, a leader in cloud-based video solutions. The Fantag platform enables producers and spectators at live events to capture, relive, and share their favorite moments with the simple touch of the screen.
buyer: ScoreVision
ScoreVision is a software company that brings professional-level fan experiences to athletic programs at all levels of competition. Their cloud-based software helps people keep score, create professional game-time productions, capture the action in real-time, and share it with fans everywhere. "
target: Fantag
Fantag is a pioneer in mobile video based in Silicon Valley and Sacramento. The Fantag platform enables producers and spectators at live events to capture, relive, and share their favorite moments with the simple touch of the screen.
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announced 9/27/2019 via BusinessWire

Logitech International, will acquire Streamlabs

synopsis: Logitech International, a multi-brand product company for music, gaming, video, and computing, will acquire Streamlabs, a leader in software and tools for live streaming. Streamlabs allows game streamers to engage with viewers, grow their brands and channels, and monetize their broadcasts across platforms like Twitch, YouTube, Mixer, and Facebook.
buyer: Logitech International (LOGI:$2,824.07)
Logitech is a multi-brand company that designs products that bring people together and connects them to digital experiences through music, gaming, video, and computing. Brands of Logitech include Logitech, Logitech G, ASTRO Gaming, Ultimate Ears, Jaybird, and Blue Microphones "
target: Streamlabs
Streamlabs is the leading provider of tools for professional streamers. Founded in 2014, its groundbreaking software, Streamlabs OBS, offers the largest set of features that content creators use to grow their audiences, engage with fans, and monetize their streams.
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closed 12/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

Starfish Media N.V., acquired VueTec Ltd.

synopsis: Angler Gaming’s subsidiary Starfish Media N.V. has acquired assets consisting of the brand, domains and player database from Vuetec Limited. VueTec provides Distance Gaming software that allows patrons to participate directly in games being played in real casinos, and allows operators to add a live gaming platform to their existing site.
buyer parent: Angler Gaming plc
buyer: Starfish Media N.V.
Starfish Media is a company based in Curaҫao, operating since 2012 with the objective to provide players with first class online gaming sites. They develop, maintain and operate user friendly, trustworthy and secure sites that offer the ultimate online gaming experience. "
target: VueTec Ltd.
VueTec’s Distance Gaming software first launched in 2002 and has allowed patrons to participate directly in games being played in real casinos, and allows operators to add a live gaming platform to their existing site, offering unrivalled trust and transparency to their members.
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$1.28
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closed 3/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Lightstream, Inc., acquired Arsenal.gg

synopsis: Lightstream, an innovator in live streaming technology, has acquired Arsenal.gg, the industry-leading discovery and analytics tool for live video game streaming content. Lightstream delivers innovative, creative broadcasting technology and products that empower storytellers and address the biggest challenges streamers and content creators face.
buyer: Lightstream, Inc.
Lightstream is a Chicago-based startup built with a true passion for live video production, gaming and supporting the explosive growth of creators and their communities. Its cloud-based technology and products transform difficult technical hurdles into streamlined workflows. "
target: Arsenal.gg
Arsenal.gg is a live streaming data and analytics platform. For individual creators, it delivers free performance statistics and insights to grow their channels.
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announced 3/6/2014 via PR Newswire

Vobile, Inc., will acquire Blayze Inc.

synopsis: Vobile, the worldwide leading provider of video and audio content identification, analytics and management services, announced the acquisition of Blayze, a YouTube analytics and content marketing startup launched in 2012 through venture fund MuckerCapital.
buyer: Vobile, Inc. (SEHK:3738:$15.23)
Vobile is a leading provider of video content identification and management services. Its core VideoDNA™ content identification and management technology enables fully automated identification, tracking and management of any video content, including associated audio, with high performance, accuracy."
target: Blayze Inc.
Blayze has built the world’s most powerful video curation tool to create a better video sharing experience for YouTube creators and fans.
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closed 10/29/2020 via BusinessWire

Branded Entertainment Network, acquired TubeBuddy

synopsis: BEN, the entertainment AI company, has acquired TubeBuddy, the largest platform to help YouTube creators optimize their audience and channel growth. With the acquisition of TubeBuddy, BEN will extend its resources directly to the creator community, helping them to grow and monetize their content initiatives.
buyer: Branded Entertainment Network
BEN Group is an entertainment AI company that places brands into influencer, streaming, TV, music, and film content. BEN Group consists of the world’s largest influencer marketing business, the world’s largest product placement agency, and Greenlight, a global rights and licensing business. "
target: TubeBuddy
TubeBuddy has become the largest platform for YouTube channel management, optimization, and audience growth, helping millions of creators with a wide range of tools, including keyword research, thumbnail generation, A/B testing, bulk processing, and advanced analytics.
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closed 5/3/2017 via Company Press Release

Conax AS, acquired DVnor

synopsis: The Kudelski Group announced that it has completed an agreement to acquire Digital Video Norge AS (DVnor), which will be working closely with Conax. DVnor’s core product, DVnor Organizer™, provides a highly automated all-in-one platform for metadata and digital file management, transcoding, storage, distribution and post-production services.
buyer parent: The Kudelski Group
buyer: Conax AS
Conax is a leading global specialist in total service protection for digital pay- TV and entertainment services. Conax’s future-ready technology offers modular, fast-time-to-market solutions that enable easy entry into a world of secure multiscreen, multi-DRM content delivery. "
target: DVnor
DVnor is a Norwegian company that develops and delivers Media Asset Management (MAM) Services. DVNor provides transcoding, storage, distribution and post-production services. The DVnor Organizer™ is a highly automated all-in-one platform for metadata and video content file management.
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closed 3/30/2011 via PR Newswire

GoPro, acquired CineForm, Inc.

synopsis: GoPro, the world's leading wearable and gear mountable camera company, has announced that it has acquired CineForm, Inc., a leading developer of video compression and workflow technology for the professional film and television industry.
buyer: GoPro (GPRO:$1,619.97)
GoPro's HD HERO line of wearable and gear mountable cameras and accessories are sold in over 60 countries and in the USA at specialty sports retailers including, The Sports Authority, Sports Chalet, Cycle Gear, and Best Buy, as well as online at gopro.com. "
target: CineForm, Inc.
CineForm develops compression-based workflow solutions for film and video acquisition, post production, and archive applications. CineForm software products are used by discerning film studios, television producers, and digital media artists to enhance their file-based workflows.
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closed 10/19/2016 via BNC Analysis

Vision Media Management, acquired Fordela

synopsis: Vision Media Management (“Vision”) significantly expanded its secure digital capabilities and service offerings with the acquisition of Fordela Corporation (“Fordela”), a proven innovator in cloud-based digital asset management, streaming, and video on demand (VOD) solutions.
buyer parent: CenterGate Capital
buyer: Vision Media Management
Vision Media Management, headquartered in Valencia, California, is the premier provider of marketing and fulfillment services to major entertainment studios and consumer products entities. "
target: Fordela
Fordela Corporation is located in San Francisco, California. The Company is focused on providing the leading cloud-based media management solution to the enterprise. Fordela Corporation is a proven innovator in cloud-based digital asset management, streaming, and video on demand (VOD) solutions.
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closed 10/19/2016 via BNC Analysis

Vision Media Management, acquired Fordela

synopsis: Vision Media Management (“Vision”) significantly expanded its secure digital capabilities and service offerings with the acquisition of Fordela Corporation (“Fordela”), a proven innovator in cloud-based digital asset management, streaming, and video on demand (VOD) solutions.
buyer parent: CenterGate Capital
buyer: Vision Media Management
Vision Media Management, headquartered in Valencia, California, is the premier provider of marketing and fulfillment services to major entertainment studios and consumer products entities. "
target: Fordela
Fordela Corporation is located in San Francisco, California. The Company is focused on providing the leading cloud-based media management solution to the enterprise. Fordela Corporation is a proven innovator in cloud-based digital asset management, streaming, and video on demand (VOD) solutions.
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closed 10/12/2016 via PR Web

Vision Media Management, acquired Cinema Scene Marketing

synopsis: Vision Media Management expanded its digital capabilities and service offerings with the acquisition of Cinema Scene Marketing a market leader in digital display networks and related promotional products. Cinema Scene’s complementary products and services are strategically synergistic with Vision’s core offerings.
buyer parent: CenterGate Capital
buyer: Vision Media Management
Vision Media Management, headquartered in Valencia, California, is the premier provider of marketing and fulfillment services to major entertainment studios and consumer products entities. "
target: Cinema Scene Marketing
Cinema Scene Marketing, headquartered in Overland Park, Kan., is an industry leader in bringing promotional campaigns, packaging products and digital menu board solutions to the US exhibition market at key theatre circuits.
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cancelled 10/20/2020 via GlobeNewswire

AB International Group Corporation, cancelled an acquisition of MusicPromoToday

synopsis: AB International, an IP and movie investment and licensing firm based in Hong Kong, has cancelled the acquisition of MusicPromoToday, a music marketing and promotion agency. MusicPromoToday goes beyond digital marketing and fuels every fully customized marketing strategy with insights and data that bring precise and measurable results.
buyer: AB International Group Corporation
Hong Kong-based AB International Group Corp. is an intellectual property (IP) and movie investment and licensing firm, focused on acquisitions and the development of various intellectual properties. "
target: MusicPromoToday
MusicPromoToday is one of the most efficient music marketing and promotion agencies in North America with over a decade of experience. MusicPromoToday builds promotional campaigns for artists and labels to grow their audience, engage with their fans, and reach new milestones.
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announced 8/14/2019 via Company Press Release

The Thread Shop, will purchase Music Merchandise Division from The Araca Group

synopsis: The Thread Shop, the merchandising division of Sony Music Entertainment, will acquire the music merchandise division of The Araca Group, a full-service theatrical production and entertainment merchandising company. Araca’s music merchandising roster includes a range of contemporary and iconic music artists such as Led Zeppelin, P!NK, and more.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: The Thread Shop
The Thread Shop is a leading music merchandising company. The Thread Shop designs, manufactures and markets fashionable and functional merchandise and lifestyle goods that reflect the vision and aesthetic of its artist and brand partners. "
seller: The Araca Group
The Araca Group is a full-service theatrical production and entertainment merchandising company. Araca produces theatrical content for audiences throughout the world. Their merchandising business works closely with theatre, film, and television studio partners to galvanize their brands.
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announced 6/27/2016 via PR Newswire

Imagine! Print Solutions, will acquire Midnight Oil Agency

synopsis: Imagine! Print Solutions is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Midnight Oil Agency, a world-class marketing agency based in Burbank, California.
buyer: Imagine! Print Solutions
Imagine! is North America's leading provider of printed in-store marketing solutions. The company's retail and brand-based marketing services breadth is unparalleled, enabling Imagine! to execute highly recurring, large scale point-of-purchase / point-of-sale displays and in-store signage campaigns."
target: Midnight Oil Agency
Midnight Oil Creative's business model provides promotional and branding services to theatrical, home entertainment and video game spaces for clients such as Disney, Universal, and Activision.
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announced 11/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

Umida Group AB, will acquire Brands for Fans

synopsis: The Umida Group, a group of companies that produce, market, and sell alcoholic beverages, will acquire Brands for Fans, a Swedish company that develops and sells alcoholic beverages in close cooperation with well-known artists and strong brands. Brands for Fans helps both artists and drinks producers be successful.
buyer: Umida Group AB (XSAT:UMIDA B:$6.50)
The Umida Group is a group of companies in the beverage industry. The group produces, markets and sells wines, spirits, ciders, mulled wines and other alcoholic beverages. They are an innovative and environmentally conscious company and their vision is to create sustainable taste sensations. "
target: Brands for Fans
Brands for Fans are a Swedish company on a global market, leading within marketing and sales of alcoholic beverages produced by and with artists. Their method of creating business success for both artists and drinks producers has allowed them to reach both the rock audience and drink-aficionados.
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$0.36
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closed 12/17/2012 via BNC Analysis

GroupM, acquired Filmworks China

synopsis: WPP, the global marketing services group, has expanded its presence in China with the acquisition of Filmworks China, a marketing firm whose clients include Electronic Arts and DreamWorks. The company will operate under Group M.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: GroupM
GroupM is WPP’s consolidated media investment management operation, serving as the parent company to agencies including Maxus, MEC, MediaCom and Mindshare. The agencies that comprise GroupM are all global operations in their own right with leading market positions. "
target: Filmworks China
Filmworks China offers marketing of entertainment media properties, merchandise licensing, tie-in promotion, product placement and celebrity endorsements. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Beijing, China.
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announced 11/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

Simei Media Co.,Ltd., will acquire Keyi Media Corporation

synopsis: Simei Media Co., Ltd. will acquire a majority stake in Keyi Media Corporation. Based in Shanghai China, Keyi Media Corporation is is engaged in marketing services for content production.
buyer: Simei Media Co.,Ltd. (002712:$374.47)
Simei Media Co., Ltd. offers media services in China. Through their brands, they offer Media planning and agency (ProVision Media Network), Brand Management (BC&T Boundless Creations & Talents), Outdoor Advertising (EYoung Outdoors), Digital Marketing (Simei Digital), and more. "
target: Keyi Media Corporation
Keyi Media Corporation offers marketing services for television shows, series, and movies in China. The company is based in Shanghai.
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announced 3/9/2015 via PR Newswire

Pegasus Entertainment Holdings Limited, will acquire Chili Advertising & Promotions Ltd.

synopsis: Pegasus Entertainment announced their agreement to acquire the entire interest in Chili Advertising & Promotions Limited, which specializes in marketing, public relations and event management. Their Chili Platinum Advertising and Magazine Publishing is a company engaged in the publication of the luxury lifestyle magazine "Platinum of UnionPay".
buyer: Pegasus Entertainment Holdings Limited (SEHK:1326:$18.31)
Pegasus is principally engaged in films and television series production, distribution and licensing of film rights in Hong Kong, the PRC and South East Asia. "
target parent: Mandarin Films
target: Chili Advertising & Promotions Ltd.
Chili Advertising & Promotions is a sole agent of Mandarin Group, which specializes in marketing, public relations and event management. Their Chili Platinum Advertising and Magazine Publishing is a company engaged in the publication of the luxury lifestyle magazine "Platinum of UnionPay".
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$9.12
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announced 5/16/2013 via Company Press Release

Legendary Entertainment, will acquire FIVE33 Entertainment LLC

synopsis: Legendary Entertainment has announced an agreement to purchase FIVE33, a global marketing company that specializes in developing innovative marketing programs to bring immersive awareness of tentpole movies and intellectual properties to audiences around the world.
buyer: Legendary Entertainment
Legendary Entertainment is a leading media company with film (Legendary Pictures) and comics (Legendary Comics) divisions dedicated to owning, producing and delivering content to mainstream audiences with a targeted focus on the powerful fandom demographic. "
target: FIVE33 Entertainment LLC
FIVE33 is a global marketing company that specializes in developing innovative marketing programs to bring immersive awareness of tentpole movies and intellectual properties to audiences around the world.
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closed 3/12/2010 via Capital IQ

HMV Media Group, acquired MAMA Group plc

synopsis: Music, books and games retailer HMV has Acquired live music partner MAMA, trumping an offer from its biggest shareholder investment group SMS Finance.
buyer: HMV Media Group
HMV Group combines two powerful retail brands which are leaders in their respective fields, and where people who work in the businesses are passionate about what they do. They operate from approximately 723 stores in 7 different countries. "
target: MAMA Group plc
MAMA Group Plc is a public company focussed on music and media businesses. The Group is comprised of three divisions: Live Music; Artist Services; and Consumer, which includes The Fly, one of the UK's widest distributed music magazines.
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closed 10/3/2018 via BNC Analysis

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired Emporium Presents

synopsis: Live Nation announced that the company has acquired a majority stake of Emporium Presents, an independent concert promotion agency. Emporium Presents was founded in 2015 by Dan Steinberg and Jason Zink. 
buyer: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV:$4,513.24)
Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Sponsorship. The Concerts segment promotes live music events and produces music festivals and creates associated content. "
target: Emporium Presents
Founded in 2015, Emporium Presents is a concert promotion company promoting artists and tours throughout the U.S. and Canada. The company promotes over 400 shows a year and lists various big-name artists.
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DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG, acquired Wizard Promotions Konzertagentur GmbH

synopsis: DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG acquired Wizard Promotions Konzertagentur GmbH. Wizard Promotions has worked with different artists from a range of different business areas, promoting the live performances of artists such as U2, Iron Maiden, Kiss, Adele, Lady Gaga, Zucchero, Bon Jovi, Sting, Eric Clapton, Ozzy Osbourne and Metallica.
buyer: DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG (XTRA:ERMK:$226.23)
DEAG Deutsche Entertainment Ag, an integrated entertainment content company, engages in the production and staging of tours and concerts in Germany, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. It operates in two segments, Live Touring and Entertainment services. "
target: Wizard Promotions Konzertagentur GmbH
The Wizard Promotions Konzertagentur GmbH has worked with different artists from a range of different business areas since January 2004, promoting the live performances of artists such as U2, Iron Maiden, Kiss, Adele, Lady Gaga, Zucchero, Bon Jovi, Sting, Eric Clapton, Ozzy Osbourne and Metallica.
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$15.23
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