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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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 12/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cohen Media Group, acquired Curzon Cinemas Limited

synopsis: Cohen Media Group, an Academy Award-winning independent theatrical distribution and production company, releasing the world's best in contemporary and classic cinema, has acquired Curzon, a company that owns a chain of cinemas, specializing in art house films, releases films by the world's greatest directors, and owns an on-demand film service.
buyer: Cohen Media Group
Cohen Media Group (CMG) is an Academy Award-winning independent theatrical distribution and production company, releasing the world's best in contemporary and classic cinema. Cohen Media Group also restores classic films under the label, CohenFilm Collection. "
target: Curzon Cinemas Limited
Headquartered in the UK, Curzon owns a chain of cinemas, specializing in art house films. Curzon Artificial Eye releases films by the world's greatest directors. Curzon Home Cinema is an on-demand film service enabling audiences to watch films that are released on the same day as in cinemas.
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closed 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

WhiteBalance merged with MediaMonks B.V.,

synopsis: S4Capital's brand MediaMonks, a global creative production partner, is merging with Delhi-based content creation and production company WhiteBalance. WhiteBalance is a high-end HD production facility with offices in Mumbai and Delhi.
buyer parent: S4 Capital LLC
buyer: MediaMonks B.V.
Based in the Netherlands, MediaMonks is a global creative production partner. They work with the world’s leading agencies, biggest brands and innovative media and technology companies. They turn ideas, strategy and IP into award-winning campaigns, film, content, products and platforms. "
target: WhiteBalance
WhiteBalance is a high-end HD production facility with offices in Mumbai and Delhi. They are a group of visual storytellers working across multiple film-making genres. Their dream is to put a ding in the universe by creating international-quality work in India.
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closed 11/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Wheelhouse Group LLC, acquired Campfire Film & Television LLC

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

myCANAL, acquired Kino Swiat

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

Mediawan S.A., acquired Radar Films

synopsis: Mediawan, a Special Purpose Acquisition Company, has acquired a majority stake in Radar Films, a French film production company. Radar Films produces French and English-language films. Radar Films is the production company behind “Belle and Sebastian,” one of France’s most successful family movie franchises.
buyer: Mediawan S.A. (ENXTPA:MDW:$537.66)
Mediawan is a ‘Special Purpose Acquisition Company’ (SPAC) created to acquire one or more operating businesses with an intention to focus on “target businesses or companies with principal operations in the traditional and digital media content and entertainment industries in Europe”. "
target: Radar Films
Radar Films is a French film production company. Radar Films produces French and English-language films. Radar Films is the production company behind “Belle and Sebastian,” one of France’s most successful family movie franchises. Their other films include Divorce Club, Spread Your Wings, and more.
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closed 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 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:$114.87)
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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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 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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closed 5/9/2018 via BusinessWire

CreativeDrive, acquired Zebra Worldwide

synopsis: Independent global content production company CreativeDrive has acquired Zebra Worldwide. The acquisition combines CreativeDrive’s network of over 150 studios in the U.S., Latin America, Asia and Europe with Zebra’s impressive portfolio of video and content production and localization offices across London, Paris, Cape Town, Kiev and Sydney.
buyer parent: Bertram Capital Management LLC
buyer: CreativeDrive
CreativeDrive is a global, independent creative and content creation company offering one of the largest studio networks with an interconnected team of dedicated creative directors, photographers, artists, motion graphic designers, engineers and specialists. "
target: Zebra Worldwide
Zebra Worldwide was founded as a production company in May 2005. Over the last 13 years the business has evolved and grown in line with brand’s desire to produce relevant, localized content quickly and efficiently.
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closed 10/19/2016 via BNC Analysis

CJ E&M, acquired Blue Group

synopsis: CJ E&M, South Korea's leading entertainment and media company, is pushing into the Southeastern broadcasting content market by acquiring Blue Group, one of the leading content production and advertising agencies in Vietnam. Blue Group has the third largest market share in the domestic industry, and will be relaunching under the name "CJ Blue Corp."
buyer parent: CJ Group
buyer: CJ E&M (KOSDAQ:A130960:$2,527.48)
CJ E&M is the No. 1 combined contents company for creating culture and trends. Over almost the past 20 years, CJ's Only One mentality has created CJ E&M through tireless efforts in the broadcasting, movie, music, performance and game industries. "
target: Blue Group
Blue Group is one of the leading content production and advertising agencies in Vietnam, with the third largest market share in the domestic industry. Blue Group was founded in 2008 and currently operates three subsidiaries – Blue Ocean, Bluelight and Indolink.
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closed 8/17/2016 via BNC Analysis

Entertainment One Ltd, acquired Secret Location

synopsis: Entertainment One, a leading international entertainment company, has completed the acquisition to take full ownership of the digital agency and producer, Secret Location. Secret Location is an Emmy Award-winning digital agency that launches products and solves problems through storytelling.
buyer: Entertainment One Ltd (LSE:ETO:$1,173.08)
Entertainment One Ltd. is a leading international entertainment company that specialises in the acquisition, production and distribution of film and television content. Its current rights library is exploited across all media formats and includes more than 40,000 film and television titles. "
target: Secret Location
Secret Location is an Emmy Award-winning digital agency that launches products and solves problems through storytelling. They work in 3 key convergent specialties: Brand, Entertainment and Original Technology development.
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The first major new studio in decades, Lionsgate is a global content platform whose films, television series, digital products and linear and over-the-top platforms reach next generation audiences around the world. Lionsgate content drives a growing presence in interactive entertainment.
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2018
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$3,807.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$464.80
EBIT ($mm)
$302.70
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1686
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China Film Co., Ltd.
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year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,125.23
EBITDA ($mm)
$256.05
EBIT ($mm)
$181.35
Net Income ($mm)
$151.78
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3776
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Atresmedia Corporación de Medios de Comunicación, S.A.
Atresmedia Corporación de Medios de Comunicación, S.A.
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2017
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$1,089.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$222.76
EBIT ($mm)
$207.24
Net Income ($mm)
$145.84
Employees
1960
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Ticker: 300027
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Huayi Brothers Media Corporation
Huayi Brothers Media Corporation
Huayi Brothers Media Corporation engages in the production, issuing, and derivative businesses of movies, television plays, and music in China and internationally.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$607.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$125.44
EBIT ($mm)
$114.91
Net Income ($mm)
$116.24
Employees
2329
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Eros International Plc
Eros International Plc
Eros International Plc is a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry that acquires, co-produces and distributes Indian films across all available formats such as cinema, television and digital new media.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$288.86
EBITDA ($mm)
$81.84
EBIT ($mm)
$80.81
Net Income ($mm)
$44.42
Employees
304
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ECP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EuropaCorp
EuropaCorp is a fully integrated studio that both produces and distributes feature films in France and worldwide. Over 15 years, EuropaCorp has produced or coproduced over 90 films, and distributed nearly 130 films in French theatres.
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2017
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$169.26
EBITDA ($mm)
($143.52)
EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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Universe International Holdings Ltd.
Universe International Holdings Ltd.
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2015
rev ($mm)
$38.74
EBITDA ($mm)
$26.22
EBIT ($mm)
$26.09
Net Income ($mm)
$20.90
Employees
52
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Ticker: SEHK:1326
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pegasus Entertainment Holdings Limited
Pegasus Entertainment Holdings Limited
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.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$18.31
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.93)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.01)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
42
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Ticker: CSSE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment
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2018
rev ($mm)
$17.10
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.14)
Net Income ($mm)
$21.63
Employees
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Medient Studios
Medient Studios
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$2.18
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$0.08
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Ticker: YVR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Liquid Media Group Ltd.
Liquid Media Group Ltd.
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2018
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$0.42
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: EFGU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Empire Film Group, Inc.
Empire Film Group, Inc. is a fully-integrated digital media, film and television production and distribution company with capabilities to reach theatrical, video, television, video-on-demand for the worldwide markets.
year
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$0.33
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$0.10
Net Income ($mm)
$0.08
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7
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Seven Arts Pictures PLC
Seven Arts Pictures PLC
Seven Arts Entertainment Inc. is a global diversified company with wireless communications and motion picture production assets. Seven Arts vertically integrated portfolio of solutions target a diverse array of enterprises and multiple disciplines.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$0.28
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.97)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.14)
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Ticker: OTCBB: MMEGD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Momentous Entertainment Group, Inc.
Momentous Entertainment Group, Inc.
Momentous Entertainment Group, Inc. (MMEG) is a social platform gaming, ecommerce and digital media company focused on providing unique and entertaining experiences for its subscribers and members on a global scale.
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$0.14
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.51)
Net Income ($mm)
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3
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Ticker: CMGR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Camelot Entertainment Group
Camelot Entertainment Group
Camelot Entertainment Group, Inc. is a US publicly traded company with three major divisions: Camelot Film Group, which includes Camelot Distribution Group and DarKnight Pictures, Camelot Studio Group and Camelot Production Services Group.
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2009
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Wellcom Group Limited
Wellcom Group Limited
Wellcom is a technology based marketing production company with operations in Australia, the United Kingdom, Asia and New Zealand. Wellcom creates, manages and delivers content for corporations and advertising agencies.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$108.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.05
EBIT ($mm)
$12.55
Net Income ($mm)
$8.42
Employees
422
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Ticker: XSAT:SMG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shortcut Media AB
Shortcut Media AB
Shortcut Media Group is a leading, independent production group that produces advertising and corporate films, trailers, animated films, promos and provides post production. The group consists of Bond Street Film, Oddway Film, Shortcut Post, Good Motion, Shortcut Film and Shortcut Graphics.
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2017
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EBITDA ($mm)
$0.50
EBIT ($mm)
$0.20
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Casta Diva Group
Casta Diva Group is a multinational active in the communication sector, producing branded content, viral videos, digital content, films and corporate events. The Group is the world’s most extensive network of advertising film and event production.
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2017
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EBIT ($mm)
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