Like Prolifik Films

closed 7/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

Prolifik Films merged with Lampstand Media L.L.C.,

synopsis: Two Oklahoma City video production companies – Prolifik Films and Lampstand Media – have merged. Prolifik Films is a documentary film studio located in Oklahoma City.
buyer: Lampstand Media L.L.C.
Lampstand Media is passionate about sharing stories with the world through video. From corporations to nonprofits, everyone has a story to tell. "
target: Prolifik Films
Prolifik Films is a documentary film studio located in Oklahoma City.
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announced 7/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

RTL Studios, will acquire 99pro media

synopsis: RTL Studios, a German TV production company, will acquire 99pro media, an independent TV production company in Germany. 99pro media specializes in producing docusoaps and documentaries that focus on authentic characters, achievable goals, and long-term observations. Their shows include Between Tulle & Tears, Goodbye Germany, and more.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
buyer: RTL Studios
RTL Studios is a German TV production company. As a wholly owned subsidiary of RTL Deutschland, RTL Studios develops and produces high-quality programs for the group's broadcasters. The company produces shows in a vairty of formats, including scripted, factual, comedy, reality, and more. "
target: 99pro media
99pro media is an independent TV production company in Germany. 99pro media specializes in producing docusoaps and documentaries that focus on authentic characters, achievable goals, and long-term observations. Their shows include Between Tulle & Tears, Goodbye Germany, 2 Families 2 Worlds and more.
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closed 3/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Singularity University, acquired Futurism, LLC

synopsis: Singularity University, a global learning and innovation community using exponential technologies to tackle the world’s biggest challenges, has acquired Futurism, a media company focused on the breakthrough science and technology that will shape the future of humanity. Futurism's website provides the latest in world news, products, and narratives.
buyer: Singularity University
Singularity University is a benefit corporation that provides educational programs, innovative partnerships and a startup accelerator to help individuals, businesses, institutions, investors, NGOs and governments understand cutting-edge technologies. "
target: Futurism, LLC
Futurism is a media company focused on the breakthrough science and technology that will shape the future of humanity. Futurism's website provides the latest in world news, products, and narratives. Their production arm focuses on scripted series and feature-length documentaries.
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closed 3/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Webedia SAS, acquired Groupe Elephant

synopsis: Webedia, a global media and technology company, has acquired ELEPHANT, the first and largest independent producer in France with production labels covering drama, documentaries, magazine shows, entertainment, factual entertainment, live events and branded content.
buyer parent: Fimalac SA
buyer: Webedia SAS
Webedia is a global media and technology company, specialized in the recreation and entertainment industries. Webedia targets a passionate audience by building a global network of unique talents, media brands, events and services within the entertainment and recreation industries. "
target: Groupe Elephant
ELEPHANT, created in 1999 by Emmanuel Chain and Thierry Bizot, is the first and largest independent producer in France with production labels covering drama, documentaries, magazine shows, entertainment, factual entertainment, live events and branded content.
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closed 1/9/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Purespectrum Inc., acquired Providence Films

synopsis: Purespectrum Inc., a publicly-traded corporation focused on entertainment, social media and TV communications, has acquired Providence Films, an entertainment studio whose industry offering’s service the multi-billion dollar motion picture, television and music industries. Providence Films produces television content, films, and documentaries.
buyer: Purespectrum Inc. (OTCPK:PSRU:$0.02)
Purespectrum Inc. (PSRU) is a publicly-traded corporation focused on the energizing of celebrity entertainment, social media and TV communications. PSRU aims to achieve an unparalleled advancement towards media through music, sports and, with respect to the millennial generation, through technology."
target: Providence Films
Providence Films is a Los Angeles based entertainment studio whose industry offering’s service the multi-billion dollar motion picture, television and music industries. Providence Films produces television content, films, and documentaries.
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closed 6/27/2018 via Company Press Release

Constantin Film AG, acquired Hager Moss Film GmbH

synopsis: Constantin Film AG, a company that distributes and produces film in both Germany and abroad, has acquired Hager Moss Film GmbH, an independent feature film company that has created numerous cinema and television films, including documentary, "Am Limit."
buyer parent: Highlight Communications AG
buyer: Constantin Film AG (CFA:$0.00)
Based in Germany, Constantin Film AG is a film company that distributes and produces film in Germany and abroad. They are an important independent German manufacturer and evaluator of products in the fictional and non-fictional audiovisual sector. "
target: Hager Moss Film GmbH
Based in Germany, Hager Moss Film GmbH is an independent feature film company that has created numerous cinema and television films, including the powerful cinema documentary "Am Limit." With various topics, they have distinguished themselves by their good reviews, completed quotas, and awards.
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closed 3/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Lagardère Studios, acquired Skyhigh TV

synopsis: Lagardère Studios, a leader in independent audiovisual production in France, has acquired a majority stake in Skyhigh TV, an independent production company in the Netherlands. Skyhigh TV produces TV programs for both public and commercial broadcasters. Their original TV programs include The Bully Project, The Family Dinner, and Model in a day.
buyer parent: Lagardère SCA
buyer: Lagardère Studios
Created in 2008, Lagardère Studios (a Lagardère Active company) is a leader in independent audiovisual production in France, incorporating all the audiovisual production activities of the Lagardère Group. "
target: Skyhigh TV
Skyhigh TV is an independent production company in the Netherlands, which produces TV programs for both public and commercial broadcasters. Their original TV programs include The Bully Project, The Family Dinner, Teen Mom: Celebrity Support, Over My Dead Body, Coming Out and Model in a day.
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closed 2/28/2017 via BNC Analysis

ITV plc, acquired Tetra Media Studio SAS

synopsis: ITV, an integrated producer broadcaster, operating the largest commercial family of channels in the UK, has acquired Tetra Media Studio, a company that operates as an audio-visual production company. The company produces motion pictures in the genres of fiction and documentaries.
buyer: ITV plc (LSE:ITV:$3,759.74)
ITV is an integrated producer broadcaster, operating the largest commercial family of channels in the UK. In addition to traditional broadcasting on their channels, they deliver their content on demand through numerous platforms, both directly and via ITV Player. "
target: Tetra Media Studio SAS
Tetra Media Studio SAS operates as an audio-visual production company. The company produces motion pictures in the genres of fiction and documentaries. Tetra Media Studio SAS was founded in 1990 and is based in Boulogne-sur-Mer, France.
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closed 1/23/2017 via BNC Analysis

Sky plc, acquired True North

synopsis: Sky PLC, a British satellite broadcasting, on-demand internet streaming media, broadband and telephone services company, has acquired a majority stake in UK independent production company True North Productions Ltd. They make a wide range of factual programmes for the BBC, Channel 4, ITV and Five.
buyer: Sky plc (LSE:SKY:$18,056.76)
Sky plc is a British satellite broadcasting, on-demand internet streaming media, broadband and telephone services company with headquarters in London. It has operations in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Austria and Italy. "
target: True North
True North has is now one of the UK's brightest and busiest independent production companies. It makes a wide range of factual programmes for the BBC, Channel 4, ITV and Five. Its programmes range from observational documentary and current affairs to history, religion, wildife and nostalgia.
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closed 7/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

Red Arrow Entertainment Group GmbH, acquired 44 Blue Productions

synopsis: German based production copmany, Red Arrow Entertainment Group, has acquired a majority stake in 44 Blue Productions, an award-winning producer of non-fiction and unscripted television content whose series have aired on more than 20 domestic television networks and in more than 120 countries worldwide.
buyer parent: ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG
buyer: Red Arrow Entertainment Group GmbH (XTRA:PSM:$3,365.78)
Launched in January 2010, Red Arrow Entertainment Group is comprised of 19 production companies across 7 countries, alongside global distributor Red Arrow International. "
target: 44 Blue Productions
44 Blue Productions is an award-winning producer of non-fiction and unscripted television content whose series have aired on more than 20 domestic television networks and in more than 120 countries worldwide.
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closed 1/8/2015 via Company Press Release

Banijay Group, acquired Stephen David Entertainment

synopsis: Banijay Group has acquired a controlling share in Stephen David Entertainment. They produce unique, premium non-scripted content and scripted documentary series including Emmy® nominated docudrama mini-series The World Wars (History); Emmy® winning event mini-series The Men Who Built America (History); The West (Discovery Channel); and more.
buyer: Banijay Group
The Banijay Group is a content creation company for television and multimedia platforms. With leading production entities in more than a dozen territories, the Group is engaged in strategic partnerships with innovative creative talent around the world. "
target: Stephen David Entertainment
Stephen David Entertainment is an end-to-end television production and development company based out of New York City, with its own in-house post-production facility. The company specializes in docudrama, documentary and non-fiction television, as well as select scripted series.
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closed 12/17/2014 via

Thunderbird Films, acquired Great Pacific Media Inc.

synopsis: Thunderbird Films announced the acquisition of Canadian production company Great Pacific Media Inc., a global leader in factual television. Started in 2010, their programs are seen in more than 170 countries. Their number one hit, Highway Thru Hell shattered audience records when it premiered on Discovery Canada.
buyer: Thunderbird Films
Thunderbird Films is a rapidly growing Vancouver-based TV and film production company with offices in Los Angeles and Toronto. They produce award winning programming for Canadian and International broadcasters. "
target: Great Pacific Media Inc.
Great Pacific Media Inc. is a full service content and production services company. They specialize in development, production, co-production, and financing of factual, documentary, game show and reality television.
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announced 7/25/2014 via Reuters

Wild Bunch SA will be merged with Senator Entertainment AG,

synopsis: Senator Entertainment and Wild Bunch SA announced plan to merge to create leading film distributor in Europe. Senator Entertainment produces and co-produces television and theatrical products. Wild Bunch S.A. provides film production and distribution services.
buyer parent: StudioCanal S.A.
buyer: Senator Entertainment AG
Senator Entertainment produces and co-produces television and theatrical products. It also acquires and exploits rights to completed film, marketing and distribution of film licenses on DVD and next-generation format, and production, acquisition, marketing, and distribution of films. "
target: Wild Bunch SA
Wild Bunch S.A. provides film production and distribution services. The company manages a library of various films, including director-driven, art-house, genre, or commercial documentaries.
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closed 12/6/2012 via Company Press Release

Tinopolis Plc, acquired Firecracker Films

synopsis: Tinopolis has acquired Firecracker Films Limited, one of the most innovative producers of factual and factual entertainment programming in the UK and US. Firecracker Films is a leading television and digital production company, creating high profile documentaries and irresistible content to critical acclaim and outstanding viewing figures.
buyer parent: Vitruvian Partners LLP
buyer: Tinopolis Plc
The Tinopolis Group is home to some of the most successful and creative media companies in the UK. They cover a full range of genres in the TV market, producing around 1,600 hours of programming for more than 200 broadcasters worldwide. "
target: Firecracker Films
Firecracker Films is a leading television and digital production company, creating high profile documentaries and irresistible content to critical acclaim and outstanding viewing figures. The company is based in the United Kingdom.
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closed 7/27/2012 via BNC Analysis

British Sky Broadcasting Group plc, acquired Parthenon Media Group

synopsis: BSkyB has acquired Parthenon Media Group, an internationally established distributor, producer and IP owner with over 1,400 hours of high quality factual documentaries and children’s programmes.
buyer: British Sky Broadcasting Group plc (LSE:SKY:$18,056.76)
British Sky Broadcasting Group plc and its subsidiaries provide pay television broadcast services in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It primarily broadcasts sports events, movies, entertainment, and news programs. "
target: Parthenon Media Group
Parthenon Media Group is an internationally established distributor, producer and IP owner with over 1,400 hours of high quality factual documentaries and children’s programmes.
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closed 7/23/2012 via PR Newswire

The Rogers Photo Archive, purchased Film Archive from David Hoffman

synopsis: The Rogers Photo Archive in North Little Rock, Arkansas announced that it has purchased the film archives of award-winning documentary filmmaker, David Hoffman. The archive's video content totals over 1900 hours and comprises NASA, Cold War and Americana material.
buyer: The Rogers Photo Archive
John Rogers, owner of the Rogers Photo Archive, has the largest collection of historic images in the world and has previously acquired entire photographic archives of publications, such as the Seattle Times, Boston Herald, Chicago Sun Times, Denver Post, Detroit News, and others. "
seller: David Hoffman
David Hoffman is an American documentary filmmaker. The Hoffman Space Archive is a comprehensive collection of rare 20th century, video and audio resources documenting early space exploration. The archive's video content totals over 1900 hours and comprises NASA, Cold War and Americana material.
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closed 7/1/2020 via BusinessWire

Groupe M6, acquired Epithète Films

synopsis: M6 Group has acquired Epithète Films, a France-based independent feature film production company created in 1985 that holds a catalogue of 25 feature films, such as the Belle et Sébastien trilogy, Malabar Princess, Ridicule, La jeune fille et les loups, Tu seras mon fils.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
buyer: Groupe M6 (ENXTPA:MMT:$1,644.94)
Groupe M6 is a French television and multimedia group built around M6, a free-to-air commercial TV channel that is renowned for being innovative, daring and positive. The group offers a wide range of programmes, products and services on a variety of media devices: television, internet and mobile. "
target: Epithète Films
Epithète Films is an independent feature film production company created in 1985 and managed by Frédéric Brillion and Gilles Legrand. They are based in Paris, France.
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closed 5/4/2020 via GlobeNewswire

HQ Global Education, Inc., acquired Big M Entertainment Pictures, Inc.

synopsis: HQ Global Education, Inc. has acquired Big M Entertainment Pictures, Inc., a full-service film and TV production company located in Los Angeles. BME provides complete services and assistance at every phase of film and TV content creation, including concept development, writing, editing, cinematography, visual effects, and post-production.
buyer: HQ Global Education, Inc. (OTCPK:HQGE:$56.84)
HQ Global Education, Inc's mission is to provide the most comprehensive film and TV production services. They offer services in film and television, production, financing, and optioning. "
target: Big M Entertainment Pictures, Inc.
Big M Entertainment is a full-service film and TV production company located in Los Angeles. BME provides complete services and assistance at every phase of film and TV content creation, including concept development, writing, editing, cinematography, visual effects, and post-production.
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closed 7/30/2020 via BusinessWire

STX Entertainment merged with Eros International Plc,

synopsis: Eros International, a global Indian entertainment company and STX Filmworks, Inc., a global, next generation media company, have completed their merger to create the first publicly traded, independent content and distribution company with global reach and unique positions in the US, India and China.
buyer: Eros International Plc (EROS:$196.38)
Eros International Plc is a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry, which co-produces, acquires and distributes Indian language films in multiple formats worldwide. "
target: STX Entertainment
STX Entertainment is a fully integrated, diversified, global media company designed from inception to unlock value from the 21st century’s changed media landscape.
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announced 4/13/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Atif Holdings Limited, will acquire Leaping Group Co., Ltd.

synopsis: ATIF Holdings Limited, a Shenzen based provider of financial consulting services to small and medium-sized enterprises in Asia, will acquire Leaping Group Co., Ltd. Headquartered in Shenyang, China, Leaping Group specializes in multi-channel advertising, event planning and execution, film and TV program production, and movie theater operation.
buyer: Atif Holdings Limited (ATIF:$3.08)
Headquartered in Shenzhen, China, ATIF is a company providing financial consulting services to small and medium-sized enterprises in Asia. The Company’s core businesses include going public consulting services, international financial consulting services, and financial media services. "
target: Leaping Group Co., Ltd.
Leaping Group is a Chinese multimedia service provider that has close business relationships with national advertising clients in China. The Company engages in business areas of multi-channel advertising, event planning and execution, film and TV program production, and movie theater operation.
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closed 7/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

Prolifik Films merged with Lampstand Media L.L.C.,

synopsis: Two Oklahoma City video production companies – Prolifik Films and Lampstand Media – have merged. Prolifik Films is a documentary film studio located in Oklahoma City.
buyer: Lampstand Media L.L.C.
Lampstand Media is passionate about sharing stories with the world through video. From corporations to nonprofits, everyone has a story to tell. "
target: Prolifik Films
Prolifik Films is a documentary film studio located in Oklahoma City.
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closed 7/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

Prolifik Films merged with Lampstand Media L.L.C.,

synopsis: Two Oklahoma City video production companies – Prolifik Films and Lampstand Media – have merged. Prolifik Films is a documentary film studio located in Oklahoma City.
buyer: Lampstand Media L.L.C.
Lampstand Media is passionate about sharing stories with the world through video. From corporations to nonprofits, everyone has a story to tell. "
target: Prolifik Films
Prolifik Films is a documentary film studio located in Oklahoma City.
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closed 3/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Jeremy Lee Chen Seong, acquired Reelmedia Pte. Ltd.

synopsis: Jeremy Lee Chen Seong, a renowned technopreneur in Singapore, has acquired Reelmedia Pte Ltd, a video production and video-marketing conglomerate in Singapore. Reelmedia produces videos that help companies and entrepreneurs to promote their business and increase their revenue. Reelmedia also offers SEO and website design services.
buyer: Jeremy Lee Chen Seong
Jeremy Lee Chen Seong is a renowned technopreneur in Singapore. Jeremy Lee Chen Seong has more than 25 years of experience in the field of healthcare, technology, and finance. He has also worked as a consultant and business advisory body in Fortune 500 companies for many years. "
target: Reelmedia Pte. Ltd.
Reelmedia is a video production and video-marketing conglomerate in Singapore. Reelmedia produces videos that help companies and entrepreneurs to promote their business and increase their revenue. Reelmedia also offers SEO and website design services.
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closed 9/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

Bullseye Total Media, LLC, acquired Montani Films, LLC

synopsis: Bullseye Total Media of Barboursville, WV, has acquired the Montani Films production company of Huntington, WV. Montani Films, formerly McComas Video Productions, is a boutique video production company with 18 years of experience. Their goal is to connect brands with their ideal potential customer through creative content.
buyer: Bullseye Total Media, LLC
Bullseye Total Media of Barboursville, WV, opened in 2015 as a digital advertising agency and has grown into a full-service agency, Bullseye Total Media is a full service advertising agency that will deliver its clients' message to their desired target audience easily and effectively. "
target: Montani Films, LLC
Montani Films, formerly McComas Video Productions, is a boutique video production company with 18 years of experience. Their goal is to connect brands with their ideal potential customer through creative content and marketing that relates directly to the needs on the consumer.
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closed 4/18/2019 via Company Press Release

MBB Agency, acquired Burly Studios

synopsis: MBB Agency is excited to announce that it has joined forces with Burly Studios, a Wichita-based motion design and full-service production company. Burly Studios is a creative collective crafting beautiful visual stories through live-action and motion graphics for advertising and entertainment.
buyer: MBB Agency
MBB (Muller Bressler Brown) Agency is a Kansas City-based advertising agency. MBB Agency is a talented group of marketers, thinkers, designers, interactive geeks and writers. They work with a variety of great clients, but their specialty is renovating classic, heritage brands. "
target: Burly Studios
Burly Studios is a creative collective crafting beautiful visual stories through live-action and motion graphics for advertising and entertainment. Burly Studios is a creative production company with a compelling vision to deliver design driven videos for commercial advertising.
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closed 3/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Oceanus Group Limited, acquired AP Media Pte Ltd

synopsis: Oceanus Group, the largest land-based abalone producer in the world, has acquired a 51% stake in AP Media, a leading Video Marketing and 360 VR production company in Singapore. AP Media creates videos and 360 VR with a distinctive purpose, often anticipating viewer’s needs, and creating content or messages to address those needs.
buyer: Oceanus Group Limited (SGX:579:$3.15)
Oceanus Group is the largest land-based abalone producer in the world. Oceanus is committed to producing quality, nutritional and affordable fresh and frozen seafood products by engaging in sustainable land- and sea-based farming practices created through innovation in R&D. "
target: AP Media Pte Ltd
AP Media is a leading Video Marketing and 360 VR production company in Singapore. They create videos and 360 VR with a distinctive purpose, often anticipating viewer’s needs, and creating content or messages to address those needs.
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announced 5/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Vostok VR, will acquire TaKanto Virtual Reality

synopsis: Vostok VR, a leading Singapore-based Virtual Reality (VR) and 360 Video Production company, will acquire TaKanto Virtual Reality, a leading VR Production company in Singapore and Asia. TaKanto Virtual Reality offers premium 360° VR video productions and 3D app development services for mobile and VR headsets.
buyer: Vostok VR
Vostok VR VR is a leading Singapore-based Virtual Reality (VR) and 360 Video Production company. Their clients look to them for interactive experiences that achieve best results in Company Presentations, Sales, Product Launch, Market Activation and Interactive Trainings. "
target: TaKanto Virtual Reality
TaKanto Virtual Reality is a leading Virtual Reality Production company in Singapore and Asia. TaKanto offers premium 360° VR video productions and 3D app development services for mobile and VR headsets. The company has produced award-winning content for several well known global brands.
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closed 3/21/2018 via PR Newswire

Wild Gravity, acquired Workhouse Creative

synopsis: Wild Gravity, a new-breed marketing startup, offering on-demand agency and production services, has acquired award-winning video production company Workhouse Creative. Based in Seattle and founded in 2009, Workhouse develops traditional, digital and social video content for a wide array of brands including: Microsoft, Amazon, and more.
buyer: Wild Gravity
Wild Gravity is a team of executive-level marketing, digital, creative, and production pros from some of the world's foremost brands, agencies, and production shops. They're hacking the marketing production model to deliver world-class, strategic work that gets out the door faster and for less. "
target: Workhouse Creative
Based in Seattle and founded in 2009, Workhouse develops traditional, digital and social video content for a wide array of brands including: Microsoft, Amazon, Intel, Mazda, and McDonalds. Workhouse Creative is an award-winning video production company.
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closed 3/19/2018 via BusinessWire

Industrial Color Studios, acquired Invodo, Inc.

synopsis: Invodo, a video content production company specializing in high-quality, scalable video for brands and retailers, has been sold to Industrial Color Studios, a digital commerce company offering solutions for digital marketers and a portfolio company of Frontenac Company. Invodo shoots product-centric videos for use across the digital marketing mix.
buyer parent: Frontenac Company LLC
buyer: Industrial Color Studios
Industrial Color Studios and its group of content production companies is an industry-leading visual content production company with integrated offerings designed to support marketers, brands, agencies, and the wider production industry with resources for today’s digital commerce marketplace. "
target parent: S3 Ventures
target: Invodo, Inc.
Invodo, Inc. is the industry-leading video content production company specializing in high-quality, scalable video for brands and retailers. A pioneer in eCommerce video, Invodo has a decade of experience shooting tens of thousands of product-centric videos for use across the digital marketing mix.
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announced 12/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

TPT Global Tech Inc., will acquire Blue Collar Productions, Inc.

synopsis: TPT Global Tech has announced that its board of directors has approved the acquisition of all of the assets of Blue Collar Productions. Blue Collar Productions, Inc. is a creative content and video production company located on 'The Lot' studios in Los Angeles.
buyer: TPT Global Tech Inc. (OTCPK:TPTW:$2.40)
TPT Global Tech Inc. based in San Diego, California, is a Technology/Telecommunications Media Content Hub for domestic and International syndication and also provides Technology solutions to businesses domestically and worldwide. "
target: Blue Collar Productions, Inc.
Blue Collar Productions, Inc. is a creative content and video production company located on 'The Lot' studios in Los Angeles. In collaboration with leading agencies, brands, startups, non-profits and entertainment companies, we tell stories that inspire and engage.
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announced 2/5/2016 via Company Press Release

Digimatic Group Ltd., will acquire AP Media Pte Ltd

synopsis: Digimatic Group Ltd has entered into a binding term sheet to acquire 51% of AP Media Pte Ltd. AP Media specialises in video production and has established itself as one of the leading video production companies in Singapore, with an extensive client base. AP Media has recently added Virtual Reality (VR) video products to its solutions.
buyer: Digimatic Group Ltd. (ASX:DMC:$4.22)
Digimatic Group Ltd is a Global Brand Enabler that helps brands connect with the right customers at the right time through the right channels for the right price. They strive to create a global platform that provides brands with comprehensive insights on their target markets. "
target: AP Media Pte Ltd
AP Media is a leading Video Marketing and 360 VR production company in Singapore. They create videos and 360 VR with a distinctive purpose, often anticipating viewer’s needs, and creating content or messages to address those needs.
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closed 7/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

S4 Capital LLC, acquired MediaMonks B.V.

synopsis: S4 Capital LLC, an investment firm founded by Sir Martin Sorrell, has acquired MediaMonks, a global creative production partner. MediaMonks works with the world’s leading agencies, biggest brands and innovative media and technology companies.
buyer: S4 Capital LLC (LSE:SFOR:$270.73)
S4 Capital LLC is a marketing venture capital firm founded by Sir Martin Sorrell. Sir Martin Sorrell created S4 Capital LLC after leaving his position as Chief Executive Officer at WPP plc. "
target: MediaMonks B.V.
Based in the Netherlands, MediaMonks is a global creative production partner. They work with the world’s leading agencies, biggest brands and innovative media and technology companies. They turn ideas, strategy and IP into award-winning campaigns, film, content, products and platforms.
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$352
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$129
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closed 1/19/2017 via PR Newswire

DEG Digital, acquired Hint Studios

synopsis: DEG, one of the fastest-growing digital agencies in the country, has bolstered its creative service offerings by acquiring Hint, a Kansas City-based creative content and experience design shop.
buyer: DEG Digital
One of the fastest-growing companies in the country, DEG is a full-service digital agency purpose-built to help clients master the moment with relevant and data-driven marketing, commerce, and collaboration solutions. "
target: Hint Studios
Founded in 1990 in Kansas City's Crossroads Arts District as Take Two Productions, Hint has evolved from a video production studio into a story shop, meeting its clients' needs with high-end video, motion, and experience design expertise.
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closed 12/3/2015 via PR Newswire

Way To Blue, acquired The Project Factory

synopsis: Way To Blue (WTB), the global communications agency, has acquired The Project Factory, the UK and Australian-based digital creative agency. The all cash deal will bolster Way To Blue's growing social and digital teams in London and quadruple the size of its Australian footprint.
buyer: Way To Blue
Way To Blue specializes in entertainment clients and offers research, communications strategy, PR, social media, creative and media planning and buying. They have worked with clients including Fox, Universal, Red Bull, Sony Pictures, Disney, StudioCanal and Lionsgate. "
target: The Project Factory
The Project Factory is an award-winning digital production company that creates transmedia entertainment across web, mobile, social media and games platforms. Founded in 2005, they produce interactive entertainment for movies, television, brands and digital media companies.
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closed 12/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

MediaMonks B.V., acquired Stopp Family

synopsis: Digital production powerhouse MediaMonks announced that Stopp Family has become part of MediaMonks. Stopp is a creative collective focusing on interactive, content, VFX and other post production disciplines. Stopp is internationally recognized for its virtual reality capabilities, which are now fully integrated into MediaMonks’ global offering.
buyer: MediaMonks B.V.
MediaMonks is the biggest creative digital production company on the planet. They specialize in working for and with advertising agencies to craft amazing digital work for global brands. Their award-winning capabilities include film, games and mobile, recognized by over fifty institutions worldwide."
target: Stopp Family
Stopp Family is a creative collective focusing on interactive, content and post production disciplines to serve global companies from concept to execution. They are proven storytellers, lending their skills and experience to ambitious brands around the world.
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closed 7/8/2014 via PR Newswire

Rightster, acquired Viral Spiral

synopsis: Rightster Group plc, the cloud-based global video distribution and monetisation network, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Viral Management Limited, a company that connects brands, creative agencies, production companies and publishers with the world's most-viewed and shared Social Video Content/Influencers.
buyer: Rightster
Rightster is a global business to business video network for 360° distribution, content-sourcing, audience engagement and monetisation. Rightster's software and services make it simple for sports, fashion, news, entertainment and viral rights holders to enhance the value of their video. "
target: Viral Spiral
Viral Spiral connects brands, creative agencies, production companies and publishers with the world's most-viewed and shared Social Video Content. They offer a range of services including licensing, research & consultancy, cross promotion/seeding, production and distribution & monetisation.
price ($mm)
$3.92
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closed 9/19/2012 via BusinessWire

Crossborders, LLC merged with Rain,

synopsis: New York based digital content creation company Crossborders, LLC announced that it will merge with Rain, the award-winning Utah based software and interactive development firm. The newly combined, 75-person firm will operate under Rain’s company name.
buyer: Rain
Rain is a software and interactive development firm, headquartered in American Fork, Utah. The agency was founded in 1998. Rain specializes in the building of custom creative software that people use and share and which augments brands. "
target: Crossborders, LLC
Crossborders is a diversified content creation company, specializing in the creation of innovative marketing solutions for its clients, full-scale video production and the incubation of cutting edge intellectual property oriented to mobile apps and software.
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closed 1/5/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Alloy Digital Network, acquired Generate Content, LLC

synopsis: Alloy Digital, a leading creator and distributor of high-quality online video content for the 12-34 year-old market and an affiliate of Alloy, Inc., has acquired Generate, the pioneering full-service studio and talent management company, to form the first of its kind, multi-platform, next generation media company.
buyer parent: ZelnickMedia Corp.
buyer: Alloy Digital Network
Alloy Digital Network reaches over 60 million young consumers every month through its network of premium, highly trafficked and monitored websites. It extends messages beyond the digital space through established media platforms that connect with consumers as they move throughout their day. "
target: Generate Content, LLC
Founded in 2006, Generate Content, LLC creates premium content for distribution across traditional and emerging platforms. The company's multiplatform studio produces innovative content to reach, engage and activate consumers.
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closed 7/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ruder Finn, Inc., acquired Osmosis Films

synopsis: Brooklyn-based Osmosis is a full-service creative strategy and production studio that specializes in film, animation and interactive media. In announcing the acquisition, Ruder Finn said adding the studio’s capabilities elevates the agency’s standing as a global video communications firm.
buyer: Ruder Finn, Inc.
Ruder Finn is one of the largest independent global communications and creative agencies with headquarters in the US and China. It is organized around four strategic pillars that reflect its key areas of leadership: Health & Wellness, Corporate & Public Trust, Global Connectivity, and Life & Style. "
target: Osmosis Films
Osmosis excels at discovering, developing, and communicating narratives to the audiences businesses need to reach. Osmosis helps establish brands, grow business, communicate values, and share ideas that will change the world.
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closed 3/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

Little Dot Studios Limited, acquired WING London

synopsis: Little Dot Studios, the digital content firm owned by Fleabag producer All3Media, has made its first acquisition in London-based production studio Wing. Wing, launched in 2007 by husband and wife team Will and Tessa Ingham, helps studios and brands create digital content, particularly in sports.
buyer parent: All3media
buyer: Little Dot Studios Limited
Little Dot Studios is a digital content firm owned by Fleabag producer All3Media. Little Dot Studios is a digital content studio and broadcaster specializing in production of original and brand funded content, distribution and monetization of video content across all social platforms "
target: WING London
WING, based in London, is a multi award-winning creative content agency delivering high-end film content, intelligent distribution solutions and digital strategy to the world’s largest brands. It shot the Olympic Torch Relay in Rio and has since developed Jaguar’s #ShowYourEdge campaign.
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closed 1/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

Endemol UK Plc, acquired Electric Robin

synopsis: Endemol Shine UK, one of Britain's largest independent production companies, has acquired creative production house Electric Robin. Electric Robin has produced branded films for brands such as Doritos, Superdry and Team GB.
buyer parent: Endemol Shine Group
buyer: Endemol UK Plc
Endemol UK is one of Britain's largest independent production companies and is behind some of TV's biggest hits. Endemol UK incorporates a group of leading production companies: Remarkable Television, Initial, Zeppotron, Tiger Aspect, Tigress and Darlow Smithson (DSP). "
target: Electric Robin
Electric Robin is a creative production house based in the UK. It has produced branded films for brands such as Doritos, Superdry and Team GB.
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closed 9/16/2015 via BNC Analysis

4mediarelations, acquired BroadView Limited

synopsis: 4Media Group of Companies has acquired a majority stake in BroadView, the video content agency founded by industry veteran Stuart Maister. BroadView will now operate within 4Media under a new name The StoryBuild Agency, with Maister named as MD of the new unit.
buyer: 4mediarelations
4mediarelations is one of the UK’s leading broadcast agencies, specialising in online, TV and radio PR. From their offices in Clerkenwell, they work with direct clients and PR agencies alike to produce creative, innovative and effective broadcast campaigns that reach TV, radio and online media. "
target: BroadView Limited
BroadView is a video content agency based in the United Kingdom. It provides B2B and B2C video production services.
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