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announced 7/19/2018 via BusinessWire

Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., will acquire 92.5 XTU

synopsis: Entercom Communications Corp., a leading media and entertainment company, is to divest 92.5 WXTU, a commercial FM radio station in Philadelphia, to Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., an owner/operator of radio stations in the United States.
buyer: Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NasdaqGM:BBGI:$265.03)
Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., based in Naples, Florida, is an owner/operator of radio stations in the United States. As of June 2017, the company owned 63 stations under the Beasley Media Group name. "
target parent: Entercom Communications Corporation
target: 92.5 XTU
92.5 WXTU is a commercial FM radio station in Philadelphia. They provide the Delaware Valley with today's hit country music.
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announced 6/5/2019 via BNC Analysis

Big Radio, will purchase WCLO-AM and WJVL-FM from Bliss Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Big Radio, an owner and operator of radio stations, will acquire WCLO-AM and WJVL-FM from Bliss Communications, a company that owns and operates newspapers, radio stations and websites. WJVL-FM is a country music radio station. WCLO-AM is a talk radio station. Both stations are licensed to the Janesville, Wisconsin area.
buyer: Big Radio
Big Radio owns and operates 8 local radio stations in Wisconsin and Illinois. Their stations offer classical, rock, country, 90s music. Big Radio's news team provides local news 7 days per week, 365 days a year. Their stations include The Big FM 93.7, Big Country AM1260, Big Rock Q102 and more. "
seller: Bliss Communications, Inc.
WJVL-FM is a country music radio station. WCLO-AM is a talk radio station. Both stations are licensed to the Janesville, Wisconsin area and belong to Bliss Communications, a company that owns and operates newspapers, radio stations and websites.
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announced 5/15/2019 via Company Press Release

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

synopsis: Stingray Group Inc. announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Stingray Radio Inc., has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of CIXL-FM (Giant FM) and CKYY-FM (Country 89) in Welland, Ontario, from Wellport Broadcasting Limited/RB Communications Ltd. Giant FM broadcasts a classic rock format, and Country 89 broadcasts country music.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$222.24)
Stingray Digital Media Group is the world-leading provider of multi-platform music and video services as well as digital experiences for pay TV operators, commercial establishments, OTT providers, mobile operators, consumers, and more. "
target: CIXL-FM and CKYY-FM
CIXL-FM (Giant FM) and CKYY-FM (Country 89) are sister radio stations based out of Welland, Ontario, Canada. Giant FM broadcasts a classic rock format, and Country 89 broadcasts country music.
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announced 2/8/2019 via BNC Analysis

Forever Media Inc., will acquire Delmarva Broadcasting Company

synopsis: Forever Media, an owner and operator of radio stations, will acquire Delmarva Broadcasting Company (DBC) from Steinman Communications, an innovative, multi-channel communications company. DBC owns and operates nine radio stations. DBC operates pop music, country music, gospel music, news radio, talk radio, and sports stations.
buyer: Forever Media Inc.
Forever Media owns and operates radio stations in Pennsylvania, Maryland and Ohio. Forever Media broadcasts in a variety of formats, including music, news & talk radio, and sports. They operate stations in Altoona, Cumberland, Johnstown, Midshore, Pittsburgh, State College, Wheeling, and York. "
target parent: Steinman Communications
target: Delmarva Broadcasting Company
Delmarva Broadcasting Company (DBC) is a company that owns and operates nine radio stations in DE, MD, and NJ. DBC operates pop music, country music, gospel music, news radio, talk radio, and sports stations. Their stations include 101.7FM / 1150AM WDEL, 103.7 WXCY, 93.7 WSTW, and more.
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$19
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announced 9/27/2017 via Company Press Release

Educational Media Foundation, Inc., will purchase Three Radio Stations from Entercom Communications Corporation

synopsis: Entercom Communications Corp., a leading media and entertainment company, announced that it has entered into an agreement to divest three radio stations to Educational Media Foundation (EMF), including KSWD-FM 100.3 The Sound in Los Angeles, KSOQ-FM 92.1 in San Diego and WGGI-FM 95.9 in Wilkes-Barre.
buyer: Educational Media Foundation, Inc.
Education Media Foundation is a radio broadcasting company that owns the Adult Contemporary Christian formatted K-LOVE Network and the Christian Pop Music Air 1 Radio Network. They also own a Jacksonvile, Florida FM Radio Translator, W270CD. "
seller: Entercom Communications Corporation (ETM:$1,489.93)
The three radio stations include KSWD-FM 100.3 The Sound in Los Angeles, KSOQ-FM 92.1 in San Diego and WGGI-FM 95.9 in Wilkes-Barre. KSWD-FM broadcasts a classic rock format. KSOQ-FM and WGGY (101.3 FM, "Froggy 101") broadcast country music.
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announced 7/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

The Eagle WBIP FM 99.7/ AM 1400, will acquire WADI 95.3 FM The Bee

synopsis: Power Valley Communications, Inc. has agreed to sell WADI 95.3 FM The Bee to Eagle Radio Network Inc., which owns The Eagle WBIP FM 99.7/ AM 1400. WADI 95.3 FM is a radio station in Corinth, Mississippi that broadcasts country music.
buyer: The Eagle WBIP FM 99.7/ AM 1400
The Eagle WBIP is a locally owned southern gospel and classic country music radio station that has served the North Mississippi Area since 1950. "
target: WADI 95.3 FM The Bee
WADI 95.3 FM The Bee is a radio station in Corinth, Mississippi that broadcasts country music.
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announced 9/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

Rogers Media Inc., will acquire Country 107.3 and Easy 101

synopsis: Rogers Media announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Tillsonburg Broadcasting Company Limited ("TBCL"), which owns the radio broadcasting licenses CJDL-FM (Country 107.3) and CKOT-FM (Easy 101). The two brands service the greater Southwestern Ontario area - including Tillsonburg.
buyer parent: Rogers Communications Inc.
buyer: Rogers Media Inc.
Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications, is a diversified leading Canadian media company that engages in television and radio broadcasting, publishing, digital, and sports entertainment. Rogers Broadcasting has 51 AM and FM radio stations across Canada. "
target: Country 107.3 and Easy 101
Tillsonburg Broadcasting Company Limited ("TBCL") owns the radio broadcasting licenses CJDL-FM (Country 107.3) and CKOT-FM (Easy 101). The two brands service the greater Southwestern Ontario area - including Tillsonburg, Canada,
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announced 11/18/2014 via BNC Analysis

CPAM Radio Union, will acquire CJMS 1040

synopsis: CPAM Radio Union agreed to acquire CJMS 1040. It is a French-language country music station based in Montréal, Canada.
buyer: CPAM Radio Union
CPAM Radio Union provides radio broadcasting services. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Montreal, Canada. "
target: CJMS 1040
CJMS 1040 is a French-language country music station. The company is based in Montréal, Canada. It broadcasts on 1040 kHz with a daytime power of 10,000 watts and a nighttime power of 5,000 watts as a class B station.
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closed 5/16/2013 via PR Newswire

Jim Pattison Broadcast Group, acquired QX 104 FM

synopsis: The Jim Pattison Broadcast Group Limited Partnership (Pattison) announced its acquisition of an FM radio station from Astral Media Inc. The station is called QX 104 (CFQX-FM), providing country music to Winnipeg, CA.
buyer parent: Jim Pattison Group
buyer: Jim Pattison Broadcast Group
The Jim Pattison Broadcast Group, with its headquarters in Kamloops, B.C. is the industry's largest private, western-based broadcast group, currently operating 30 FM radio stations, as well as three conventional television stations, in British Columbia and Alberta. "
target parent: Astral Media Inc.
target: QX 104 FM
CFQX-FM is a country music radio station in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The station currently operates out of studios in downtown Winnipeg, at 177 Lombard Avenue. It broadcasts at 104.1 on the FM dial.
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announced 12/14/2012 via PR Newswire

Newcap Radio, will acquire 103.5 The Eagle

synopsis: Newcap Radio has received approval from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission for the purchase of 70.1% of the shares of 103.5 The Eagle radio in Sydney, Nova Scotia. 103.5 The Eagle plays country music.
buyer: Newcap Radio (TSX:NCC.A:$128.79)
Newcap Radio is one of Canada's leading radio broadcasters with 86 licences across Canada. The company reaches millions of listeners each week through a variety of formats and is a recognized industry leader in radio programming, sales and networking. "
target: 103.5 The Eagle
CKCH-FM is a Canadian radio station broadcasting from Sydney, Nova Scotia on the FM dial at 103.5 MHz, identified on-air as 103.5 The Eagle. The station plays country music.
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closed 6/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Kenmore Broadcasting Corporation, acquired WJJL-AM

synopsis: WJJL (1440 AM) has been acquired by Kenmore Broadcasting and will be rebranded as WEBR-AM. WJJL is a radio station primarily broadcasting an oldies format. Licensed to Niagara Falls, New York, United States, the station serves the Niagara Falls and Buffalo area from studios in Kenmore.
buyer: Kenmore Broadcasting Corporation
Kenmore Broadcasting Corporation is a radio broadcasting company owned by William Yuhnke and based in Buffalo, New York. "
target: WJJL-AM
WJJL (1440 AM), to be rebranded as WEBR-AM, is a radio station primarily broadcasting an oldies format. Licensed to Niagara Falls, New York, United States, the station serves the Niagara Falls and Buffalo area from studios in Kenmore.
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announced 6/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

The Salvation Poem Foundation Inc., will acquire Magic 105

synopsis: Mississippi Valley Broadcasters, doing business as La Crosse Media Group, has agreed to sell WLXR-FM 104.9 (Magic 105) to The Salvation Poem Foundation, a religious media and communications organization. Magic 105 is an adult contemporary station in the La Crosse, Wisconsin market that also hosts The Hit List podcast on its website.
buyer: The Salvation Poem Foundation Inc.
The Salvation Poem is a religious media and communications organization that promotes the gospel through various forms of media. The organization operates a YouTube channel for teaching the Salvation Poem, a children's app for smartphones, and the non-profit radio station Prayz Network. "
target: Magic 105
Magic 105 is an adult contemporary station in the La Crosse, Wisconsin market. Magic 105 is home to the Hit List podcast, where the hosts discuss various topics, and The Magic Squad, the station's newsletter that includes previews and information on upcoming events and the ability to win prizes.
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announced 6/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Magnum Media, will purchase Three Radio Stations from La Crosse Media Group

synopsis: Magnum Media will purchase Soft Oldies “102.7 MeTV-FM” KQEG, Country “Kicks 106.3” WQCC, and Conservative Talk 1490 WLFN from La Crosse Media. The three radio stations are located in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
buyer: Magnum Media
Magnum Broadcasting owns and operates radio stations. The company also owns television stations and low power television stations. The company was founded in 1991 and is based in Tomah, Wisconsin. "
seller: La Crosse Media Group
Soft Oldies “102.7 MeTV-FM” KQEG, Country “Kicks 106.3” WQCC, and Conservative Talk 1490 WLFN are radio stations broadcasting in the La Crosse, Wisconsin area.
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closed 6/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

SEN 1116, acquired Radio 2CH Pty Ltd.

synopsis: SEN 1116, a commercial AM radio station based in Melbourne, Australia, has acquired 2CH from Oceania Capital Partners, an Australian investment company. 2CH is a commercial AM radio station in Sydney, Australia. 2CH mainly broadcasts oldies music and is aimed at an older age demographic.
buyer parent: Crocmedia
buyer: SEN 1116
SEN 1116 is a commercial AM radio station based in Melbourne, Australia. SEN broadcasts sports radio throughout the Melbourne metropolitan area. They tackle the latest sports news 24 hours a day. Their cover the AFL, A-League, international cricket, horse racing, and more. "
target parent: Oceania Capital Partners
target: Radio 2CH Pty Ltd.
2CH is a commercial AM radio station in Sydney, Australia. 2CH mainly broadcasts oldies music and is aimed at an older age demographic. The station plays non stop classic hits as well as talk shows that provide the latest news and current affairs.
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announced 5/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

Loud Media, will acquire Lakes Region Radio

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

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

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

WLIW21, acquired WPPB-FM

synopsis: WNET, America's flagship PBS station, parent company of New York's THIRTEEN and WLIW21, acquired WPPB-FM, a National Public Radio station based in Southampton, New York that serves the East End of Long Island. The purchase makes WLIW the only destination for public television and public radio on Long Island.
buyer parent: WNET.org
buyer: WLIW21
WLIW21 is one of America's most respected and innovative public media providers. A member of the WNET family of companies, WLIW21 is a unique cultural and educational institution that harnesses the power of television and electronic media to inform, enlighten, entertain and inspire. "
target: WPPB-FM
WPPB-FM is a National Public Radio station based in Southampton, New York that serves the East End of Long Island. WPPB-FM is the only Long Island-based affiliate of National Public Radio, offering programming such as Morning Edition, Car Talk, Marketplace, and the Travis Smiley Show.
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closed 7/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Byrne Acquisition Group, LLC, purchased Seven Radio Stations from First Media Radio

synopsis: Byrne Acquisition Group, a owner and operator of a low-power television broadcast station, has acquired seven radio stations from First Media Radio. The seven radio stations located in North Carolina and Virginia broadcast in sport and music formats. The stations include Magic 97.9 WTRG, Earl 98.3 WDLZ, and more.
buyer: Byrne Acquisition Group, LLC
Byrne Acquisition Group owns and operates WHHI-TV, a Hilton Head, SC low-power television broadcast station. WHHI-TV is the number one hyper-local television broadcasting station in the lowcountry. WHHI-TV provides local viewers with the best local television and content. "
seller: First Media Radio
Frist Media Radio's 7 radio stations include Magic 97.9 WTRG, Earl 98.3 WDLZ, 99.5 Jamz WYTT, Maverick 102.3 WPTM, 107.7 Lake-FM WWDW, Sports Radio 1400 1080 WWDR and 1400 WSMY. The North Carolina and Virginia stations broadcast in sport and music formats.
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closed 4/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Virgin Media Inc., acquired NRG Radio

synopsis: Virgin Media has acquired NRG Radio, an urban station based out of Nairobi, Kenya. They are shaping the future of entertainment by connecting consumers with High-quality and Personalized content via Internet, Mobile, Film, Sound, Print and Cross-Media in all possible forms of distribution.
buyer parent: Liberty Global plc
buyer: Virgin Media Inc. (VMED:$6,664.77)
Virgin Media Limited is a British company which provides telephone, television and internet services in the United Kingdom. Its headquarters are in Hook, Hampshire. Since 2013, Virgin Media has been a subsidiary of Liberty Global plc. "
target: NRG Radio
NRG Radio is an urban station based out of Nairobi, Kenya. They are shaping the future of entertainment by connecting consumers with High-quality and Personalized content via Internet, Mobile, Film, Sound, Print and Cross-Media in all possible forms of distribution.
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announced 2/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Bauer Media Group, will acquire Lincs FM Group

synopsis: Bauer Media Group, a global media company, will acquire the Lincs FM Group, a group that owns and operates 9 radio stations across Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, and Rutland. The Lincs FM Group provides their listeners with a mix of current chart hits and the best tracks from the 60s to the 90s.
buyer: Bauer Media Group
Bauer Media Group publishes magazines, makes radio programmes and designs digital formats in 20 countries on four continents. Bauer Media Group's portfolio consists of over 600 magazines worldwide, more than 400 digital media outlets, and over 100 radio and TV stations. "
target: Lincs FM Group
The Lincs FM Group owns and operates 9 radio stations across Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, and Rutland. Each station provides their listeners with a mix of current chart hits and the best tracks from the 60s to the 90s. The stations also provide the local news, national headlines, and weather.
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announced 7/19/2018 via BusinessWire

Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., will acquire 92.5 XTU

synopsis: Entercom Communications Corp., a leading media and entertainment company, is to divest 92.5 WXTU, a commercial FM radio station in Philadelphia, to Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., an owner/operator of radio stations in the United States.
buyer: Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NasdaqGM:BBGI:$265.03)
Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., based in Naples, Florida, is an owner/operator of radio stations in the United States. As of June 2017, the company owned 63 stations under the Beasley Media Group name. "
target parent: Entercom Communications Corporation
target: 92.5 XTU
92.5 WXTU is a commercial FM radio station in Philadelphia. They provide the Delaware Valley with today's hit country music.
price ($mm)
$38
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closed 11/15/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., acquired Houston Outlaws

synopsis: Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., a multi-platform media company providing advertising and digital marketing solutions across the United States through its radio broadcast and digital operations, has acquired the Overwatch League’s Houston Outlaws esports team from an affiliate of Immortals Gaming Club.
buyer: Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NasdaqGM:BBGI:$265.03)
Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. is a multi-platform media company providing advertising and digital marketing solutions across the United States through its radio broadcast and digital operations. "
target parent: Immortals, LLC
target: Houston Outlaws
The Houston Outlaws are a professional franchised esports team participating in the Overwatch League, representative of the cities Houston, Austin, and San Antonio.
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announced 6/11/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., will acquire 105.9 Kiss-FM

synopsis: Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., a large- and mid-size market radio broadcaster, announced that it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire WDMK-FM and three translators in Detroit, Michigan from Urban One. WDMK 105.9 KISS FM is a radio station that broadcasts an urban adult contemporary format and R&B.
buyer: Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NasdaqGM:BBGI:$265.03)
Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., based in Naples, Florida, is an owner/operator of radio stations in the United States. Beasley Broadcast Group owns and operates 64 stations (46 FM and 18 AM) in 15 large- and mid-size markets in the United States. "
target parent: Urban One, Inc.
target: 105.9 Kiss-FM
WDMK 105.9 KISS FM is a radio station in Detroit that broadcasts an urban adult contemporary format and R&B. The station's transmitter is located in the Detroit suburb of Oak Park at the intersection of 10 Mile Road and Greenfield.
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announced 7/19/2018 via BusinessWire

Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., will acquire 92.5 XTU

synopsis: Entercom Communications Corp., a leading media and entertainment company, is to divest 92.5 WXTU, a commercial FM radio station in Philadelphia, to Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., an owner/operator of radio stations in the United States.
buyer: Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NasdaqGM:BBGI:$265.03)
Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., based in Naples, Florida, is an owner/operator of radio stations in the United States. As of June 2017, the company owned 63 stations under the Beasley Media Group name. "
target parent: Entercom Communications Corporation
target: 92.5 XTU
92.5 WXTU is a commercial FM radio station in Philadelphia. They provide the Delaware Valley with today's hit country music.
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$38
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announced 11/1/2017 via BNC Analysis

Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., will acquire WBZ-FM 98.5

synopsis: Beasley Broadcast Group announced that it will buy WBZ-FM 98.5 The Sports Hub from Entercom Communications Corporation and CBS Radio. 98.5 The Sports Hub debuted in 2009 as the first Boston FM Sports Talk Radio Station.
buyer: Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NasdaqGM:BBGI:$265.03)
Beasley Broadcast Group owns and operates 63 stations (45 FM and 18 AM) in 15 large- and mid-size markets in the United States. Beasley radio stations reach approximately 19.0 million unique consumers weekly over-the-air, online and on smartphones and tablets. "
target parent: Entercom Communications Corporation
target: WBZ-FM 98.5
WBZ-FM, 98.5 The Sports Hub is a Boston, MA radio station. 98.5 The Sports Hub debuted in 2009 as the first Boston FM Sports Talk Radio Station.
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announced 11/1/2017 via BNC Analysis

Entercom Communications Corporation, will acquire WMJX-FM 106.7

synopsis: Entercom Communications Corporation announced that it will acquire WMJX-FM Magic 106.7 from Beasley Broadcast Group, a radio broadcasting group that owns and operates 63 stations in the United States. WMJX-FM Magic 106.7 is a radio station in Boston, MA, that plays music from the hottest new artists today, along with yesterday's favorite songs.
buyer: Entercom Communications Corporation (ETM:$1,489.93)
Entercom Communications Corp. is a leading media and entertainment company in the U.S., reaching and engaging more than 40 million people a week through its portfolio of highly rated stations in top markets across the country. "
target parent: Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc.
target: WMJX-FM 106.7
WMJX-FM Magic 106.7 is a radio station in Boston, MA. Magic 106.7 plays music from the hottest new artists today, along with yesterday's favorite songs.
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announced 2/3/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Curtis Media Group, will purchase Six Radio Stations from Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc.

synopsis: Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., a large- and mid-size market radio broadcaster, has entered into an asset purchase agreement to sell WNCT-AM, WNCT-FM, WSFL-FM, WIKS-FM, WMGV-FM and WXNR-FM, which serve the Greenville-New Bern-Jacksonville, North Carolina market, to CMG Coastal Carolina, LLC, a subsidiary of Curtis Media Group.
buyer: Curtis Media Group
Founded in 1968, Curtis Media Group (CMG) began its adventure in broadcasting in Cherryville, NC with WCSL-AM. Over the years CMG has grown and developed into the largest single-shareholder radio broadcasting company in the country. CMG is home to 57 AM and FM radio signals across the state. "
seller: Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NasdaqGM:BBGI:$265.03)
The Six Radio Stations — WNCT-AM, WNCT-FM, WSFL-FM, WIKS-FM, WMGV-FM and WXNR-FM — serve the Greenville-New Bern-Jacksonville, NC market. Beasley Broadcast Group offers music, news, information and entertainment to over 7.7 million listeners weekly from 53 stations in twelve radio markets in the US.
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announced 10/18/2016 via BusinessWire

Entercom Communications Corporation, will purchase 4 Radio Stations from Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc.

synopsis: Entercom Communications Corp. announced an agreement to acquire four radio stations in Charlotte, NC from Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. Beasley is selling the stations to comply with FCC ownership limitations. The transaction adds strong local brands The Fan (WFNZ-AM), The Link (WLNK-FM) and news/talk leader WBT AM/FM to Entercom’s station group.
buyer: Entercom Communications Corporation (ETM:$1,489.93)
Entercom Communications Corp. is the fourth-largest radio broadcasting company in the United States, with a portfolio of 125 highly-rated radio stations in 27 top markets across the country. Entercom’s brands reach and engage close to 40 million people each week. "
seller: Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NasdaqGM:BBGI:$265.03)
The Fan (WFNZ-AM) covers North Carolina sports. The Link (WLNK-FM) airs a personality-driven Adult Contemporary format. WBT AM/FM is a Charlotte news/talk leader. Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. is a radio broadcasting company that owns and operates 42 stations located in the United States.
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announced 7/20/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., will acquire Greater Media, Inc

synopsis: Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., a large- and mid-size market radio broadcaster, and Greater Media, Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which Beasley will acquire all of the outstanding stock of Greater Media. Greater Media is parent company of 21 AM and FM radio stations and a group of weekly newspapers.
buyer: Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NasdaqGM:BBGI:$265.03)
Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. is a radio broadcasting company that owns and operates 42 stations (26 FM and 16 AM) located in ten large- and mid-size markets in the United States. "
target: Greater Media, Inc
Greater Media is a privately owned company and parent company of f 21 AM and FM radio stations. It is also parent comapny of a group of weekly newspapers in central New Jersey and several telecommunications towers throughout the United States.
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announced 10/2/2014 via New York Times

Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., will purchase 14 Radio Stations from CBS Radio, Inc.

synopsis: CBS Radio has announced that they have agreed to trade 14 of its radio stations to Beasley Broadcast Group. With around 130 radio stations across the country, CBS Radio will be trading six stations in Tampa, Fla.; seven in Charlotte, N.C.; and one in Philadelphia.
buyer: Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NasdaqGM:BBGI:$265.03)
Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. is a radio broadcasting company that owns and operates 42 stations (26 FM and 16 AM) located in ten large- and mid-size markets in the United States. "
seller parent: CBS Corporation
seller: CBS Radio, Inc.
CBS Radio, Inc. is one of the largest owners and operators of radio stations in the United States. CBS Radio owns around 130 radio stations across the country, including six stations in Tampa, Fla.; seven in Charlotte, N.C.; and one in Philadelphia (WIP-AM).
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announced 10/2/2014 via New York Times

CBS Radio, Inc., will purchase 5 Radio Stations from Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc.

synopsis: Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., a radio broadcasting company that owns and operates 42 stations in the United States, has agreed to trade 5 of its radio stations to CBS Radio. The five radio stations include 3 radio stations from Miami, Florida, WKIS-FM, WPOW-FM, and WQAM-AM, as well as 2 stations from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania WXTU, and WRDW.
buyer parent: CBS Corporation
buyer: CBS Radio, Inc.
CBS Radio, Inc. is one of the largest owners and operators of radio stations in the United States. CBS Radio owns around 130 radio stations across the country. It is currently part of CBS Corporation, which also owns the CBS radio and television networks, and jointly owns the CW Television Network. "
seller: Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NasdaqGM:BBGI:$265.03)
Beasley Broadcast Group owns and operates radio stations in the United States, including, WKIS-FM, the top 40 station WPOW-FM, and the sports station WQAM-AM, all three of which are based in Miami, Florida. They also own Philadelphia- based WXTU and WRDW.
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closed 2/1/2006 via

Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., purchased WJBR-FM 99.5 in Wilmington, Delaware from NextMedia Group, Inc.

synopsis: Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., a large- and mid-size market radio broadcaster, has entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement with NextMedia Group, Inc. to acquire WJBR-FM 99.5 Mhz in Wilmington, Delaware for approximately $42 million. Wilmington is the nation’s 75th largest radio market when ranked by revenue.
buyer: Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NasdaqGM:BBGI:$265.03)
Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. is a radio broadcasting company that owns or operates 42 stations (26 FM and 16 AM) located in ten large- and mid-size markets in the United States. "
seller: NextMedia Group, Inc.
NextMedia Group is a diversified out-of-home media company headquartered in Denver, Colorado. Pending the close of all announced transactions, NextMedia owns and operates 55 radio stations in 13 markets throughout the United States, and more than 4,000 bulletin and poster displays.
price ($mm)
$42
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closed 8/8/2006 via BusinessWire

Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., acquired Radio Nevada Corp.

synopsis: Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., a large- and mid-size market radio broadcaster, announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Radio Nevada Corp.'s KDWN-AM 720kHz station in Las Vegas for approximately $17 million.
buyer: Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NasdaqGM:BBGI:$265.03)
Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. is a radio broadcasting company that owns or operates 42 stations (26 FM and 16 AM) located in ten large- and mid-size markets in the United States. "
target: Radio Nevada Corp.
Radio Nevada Corp. owns KDWN-AM 720kHz in Las Vegas.
price ($mm)
$17
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announced 7/19/2018 via BusinessWire

Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., will acquire 92.5 XTU

synopsis: Entercom Communications Corp., a leading media and entertainment company, is to divest 92.5 WXTU, a commercial FM radio station in Philadelphia, to Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., an owner/operator of radio stations in the United States.
buyer: Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NasdaqGM:BBGI:$265.03)
Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., based in Naples, Florida, is an owner/operator of radio stations in the United States. As of June 2017, the company owned 63 stations under the Beasley Media Group name. "
target parent: Entercom Communications Corporation
target: 92.5 XTU
92.5 WXTU is a commercial FM radio station in Philadelphia. They provide the Delaware Valley with today's hit country music.
price ($mm)
$38
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Kenmore Broadcasting Corporation, acquired WJJL-AM

synopsis: WJJL (1440 AM) has been acquired by Kenmore Broadcasting and will be rebranded as WEBR-AM. WJJL is a radio station primarily broadcasting an oldies format. Licensed to Niagara Falls, New York, United States, the station serves the Niagara Falls and Buffalo area from studios in Kenmore.
buyer: Kenmore Broadcasting Corporation
Kenmore Broadcasting Corporation is a radio broadcasting company owned by William Yuhnke and based in Buffalo, New York. "
target: WJJL-AM
WJJL (1440 AM), to be rebranded as WEBR-AM, is a radio station primarily broadcasting an oldies format. Licensed to Niagara Falls, New York, United States, the station serves the Niagara Falls and Buffalo area from studios in Kenmore.
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announced 6/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

The Salvation Poem Foundation Inc., will acquire Magic 105

synopsis: Mississippi Valley Broadcasters, doing business as La Crosse Media Group, has agreed to sell WLXR-FM 104.9 (Magic 105) to The Salvation Poem Foundation, a religious media and communications organization. Magic 105 is an adult contemporary station in the La Crosse, Wisconsin market that also hosts The Hit List podcast on its website.
buyer: The Salvation Poem Foundation Inc.
The Salvation Poem is a religious media and communications organization that promotes the gospel through various forms of media. The organization operates a YouTube channel for teaching the Salvation Poem, a children's app for smartphones, and the non-profit radio station Prayz Network. "
target: Magic 105
Magic 105 is an adult contemporary station in the La Crosse, Wisconsin market. Magic 105 is home to the Hit List podcast, where the hosts discuss various topics, and The Magic Squad, the station's newsletter that includes previews and information on upcoming events and the ability to win prizes.
price ($mm)
$0.30
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announced 6/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Magnum Media, will purchase Three Radio Stations from La Crosse Media Group

synopsis: Magnum Media will purchase Soft Oldies “102.7 MeTV-FM” KQEG, Country “Kicks 106.3” WQCC, and Conservative Talk 1490 WLFN from La Crosse Media. The three radio stations are located in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
buyer: Magnum Media
Magnum Broadcasting owns and operates radio stations. The company also owns television stations and low power television stations. The company was founded in 1991 and is based in Tomah, Wisconsin. "
seller: La Crosse Media Group
Soft Oldies “102.7 MeTV-FM” KQEG, Country “Kicks 106.3” WQCC, and Conservative Talk 1490 WLFN are radio stations broadcasting in the La Crosse, Wisconsin area.
price ($mm)
$1.40
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announced 6/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

ACE Radio Network, will purchase 1377AM Melbourne from Pacific Star Network Ltd

synopsis: Pacific Star Network has offloaded 1377AM Melbourne to Regional broadcaster ACE Radio Network. 1377AM Melbourne (3MP) is a commercial radio station, broadcast from Rowville, Victoria and licensed to Greater Melbourne. It broadcasts a classic rock format on 1377 AM and DAB+ digital radio.
buyer: ACE Radio Network
Since 1984 ACE Radio Broadcasters has been at the forefront of regional Victorian radio. The company has grown over the years to include 17 radio stations, The Weekly Advertiser newspaper, ACE Digital and ACE Direct Sales, employing over 200 people across Victoria and southern New South Wales. "
seller: Pacific Star Network Ltd (ASX:PNW:$49.71)
1377AM Melbourne (3MP) is a commercial radio station, broadcast from Rowville, Victoria and licensed to Greater Melbourne. It broadcasts a classic rock format on 1377 AM and DAB+ digital radio. Pacific Star Network is an Australian sports media content and entertainment business.
price ($mm)
$3.14
rev ($mm)
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closed 6/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

SEN 1116, acquired Radio 2CH Pty Ltd.

synopsis: SEN 1116, a commercial AM radio station based in Melbourne, Australia, has acquired 2CH from Oceania Capital Partners, an Australian investment company. 2CH is a commercial AM radio station in Sydney, Australia. 2CH mainly broadcasts oldies music and is aimed at an older age demographic.
buyer parent: Crocmedia
buyer: SEN 1116
SEN 1116 is a commercial AM radio station based in Melbourne, Australia. SEN broadcasts sports radio throughout the Melbourne metropolitan area. They tackle the latest sports news 24 hours a day. Their cover the AFL, A-League, international cricket, horse racing, and more. "
target parent: Oceania Capital Partners
target: Radio 2CH Pty Ltd.
2CH is a commercial AM radio station in Sydney, Australia. 2CH mainly broadcasts oldies music and is aimed at an older age demographic. The station plays non stop classic hits as well as talk shows that provide the latest news and current affairs.
price ($mm)
$8.77
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announced 6/3/2020 via BNC Analysis

Educational Media Foundation, Inc., will acquire Classic Rock 100.1

synopsis: “Classic Rock 100.1” WKBH-FM West Salem/La Crosse WI will be acquired by Educational Media Foundation. Classic Rock 100.1 is the Premiere Classic Rock station on Wisconsin’s West Coast. They play only the best rockin’ tunes from the 60's, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s, including Zeppelin, Skynyrd, Queen, Floyd, Aerosmith, The Stones, and Def Leppard.
buyer: Educational Media Foundation, Inc.
Education Media Foundation is a radio broadcasting company that owns the Adult Contemporary Christian formatted K-LOVE Network and the Christian Pop Music Air 1 Radio Network. Their mission is to communicate the Gospel message through contemporary Christian music and short educational elements. "
target parent: La Crosse Media Group
target: Classic Rock 100.1
Classic Rock 100.1 is the Premiere Classic Rock station on Wisconsin’s West Coast. They play only the best rockin’ tunes from the 60's, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and even a few “Beyond…” including Zeppelin, Skynyrd, Queen, Floyd, Aerosmith, The Stones, Def Leppard, Metallica, Pearl Jam, and more.
price ($mm)
$0.40
rev ($mm)
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announced 5/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

Loud Media, will acquire Lakes Region Radio

synopsis: Border Media LLC and A&J Radio have announced they are merging their operations as Loud Media and acquiring Classic Hits “Lakes Region Radio” 94.1 WNYV Whitehall/Glens Falls NY, 1340 WVNR and the CP for 96.3 W242DF Poultney VT from Pine Tree Broadcasting Company
buyer: Loud Media
Loud Media is a new local radio company owned and operated by Aaron Ishmael and Ricki Lee. Formed in 2020 as part of a merger of Border Media and A&J Radio. Loud Media is a multimedia company specializing in local radio, digital and social. ​ "
target: Lakes Region Radio
Lakes Region Radio is a radio station broadcasting on 94.1FM & 1340AM in Poultney, Glens Falls, Queensbury, Saratoga and everywhere in-between. Lakes Region Radio plays music in the adult hits radio format.
price ($mm)
$0.15
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announced 4/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

First Media Services, will purchase Five Radio Stations from Cumulus Media Inc.

synopsis: First Media Services has acquired a group of radio stations from Cumulus Media. The assets acquired include News/Talk WALG-AM 1590 and silent FM translator W257ED at 99.3 MHz in Albany, GA.; Class A WQVE-FM 101.7 in Albany, GA.; Class C1 WKAK-FM 104.5 in Albany, GA.; Class C3 WJAD-FM 103.5 in Leesburg, GA.; and Class C3 WEGC-FM 107.7 in Sasser, GA.
buyer: First Media Services
First Media Services is a West Virginia media company. The company owns and operates the radio stations WKQR (Kiss FM), WKQB (Mix 102.9), WAMN/WELC (Willie 94.5), WHAJ (J104), WHIS (News Talk), WHKX and WHQX (Kicks Country), and WKOY (The Eagle Classic Rock). "
seller: Cumulus Media Inc. (OTCPK:CMLS.Q:$1,073.86)
The assets acquired from Cumulus Media include News/Talk WALG-AM 1590 and silent FM translator W257ED at 99.3 MHz in Albany, GA.; Class A WQVE-FM 101.7 in Albany, GA.; Class C1 WKAK-FM 104.5 in Albany, GA.; Class C3 WJAD-FM 103.5 in Leesburg, GA.; and Class C3 WEGC-FM 107.7 in Sasser, GA.
price ($mm)
$0.45
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announced 4/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

WMUK 102.1 FM, will purchase WKDS 89.9 FM from Kalamazoo Public Schools

synopsis: Kalamazoo Public Schools will sell the district’s radio station WKDS 89.9 FM to Western Michigan University. The Board of Education approved the sale of WKDS 89.9 FM to WMU’s radio station WMUK 102.1 FM. WKDS (89.9 FM) is a high school radio station broadcasting a rhythmic contemporary hits format. The 89.9 FM station will be dedicated to classical
buyer parent: Western Michigan University
buyer: WMUK 102.1 FM
WMUK 102.1 FM is the professional broadcasting service of Western Michigan University broadcasting at 102.1 FM. WMUK provides three streams of digital content (two HD broadcast channels) 24/7. WMUK broadcasts two different audio channels (WMUK-1 and WMUK-2) twenty-four hours a day. "
seller: Kalamazoo Public Schools
WKDS (89.9 FM) is a high school radio station broadcasting a rhythmic contemporary hits format. The 89.9 FM station will be dedicated to classical music.
price ($mm)
$0.13
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announced 3/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

BNJ Group, will acquire Radio Swiss Pop

synopsis: The BNJ Group, a Swedish company that owns and operates radio stations, will acquire Radio Swiss Pop from SRG SSR, the largest media house in Switzerland. Radio Swiss Pop is a music radio station in Switzerland. Radio Swiss Pop plays pop and rock music 24 hours a day with no commercials and no talks in between.
buyer: BNJ Group
The BNJ Group is a Swedish company that owns and operates radio stations. BNJ operates RTN, RFJ, RJB, Arc Musique and GRRIF. The group of stations provide listeners with local news and plays pop and rock music. "
target parent: SRG SSR
target: Radio Swiss Pop
Radio Swiss Pop is a music radio station in Switzerland. Radio Swiss Pop plays pop and rock music 24 hours a day with no commercials and no talks in between. Their music programme consists of 3,500 tracks with around 50% of the music being Swiss related.
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closed 3/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

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

synopsis: Southern Cross Austereo continues to expand operations in Western Australia, announcing the acquisition of Classic Hits 666 and Hot Hits 997. Classic Hits 666 plays "the best tunes ever" from the 50's through to the mid 1990's. The Hot Hits station plays hits from the 80's through to the latest Top 40 tracks.
buyer: Southern Cross Austereo (ASX:SXL:$410.41)
Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) delivers entertainment media solutions across an unrivaled portfolio of Australian multimedia brands. SCA is Australia’s biggest entertainment company with the ability to reach more than 95% of the Australian population through its radio, television and digital assets. "
target: Classic Hits 666 and Hot Hits 997
Classic Hits 666 and Hot Hits 997 are radio stations based in Australia. Classic Hits 666 plays "the best tunes ever" from the 50's through to the mid 1990's. The Hot Hits station plays hits from the 80's through to the latest Top 40 tracks.
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closed 2/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Educational Media Foundation, Inc., acquired WAAF-FM 107.3

synopsis: Educational Media Foundation, a Christian radio broadcasting company, has acquired WAAF-FM 107.3 from Entercom Communications, a leading American media and entertainment company. WAAF is one of the oldest rock stations in New England. The station broadcasts modern alt-rock music to listeners in Boston and Worcester, Massachusetts.
buyer: Educational Media Foundation, Inc.
Education Media Foundation is a radio broadcasting company that owns the Adult Contemporary Christian formatted K-LOVE Network and the Christian Pop Music Air 1 Radio Network. Their mission is to communicate the Gospel message through contemporary Christian music and short educational elements. "
target parent: Entercom Communications Corporation
target: WAAF-FM 107.3
WAAF-FM 107.3 is one of the oldest rock stations in New England. WAAF broadcasts modern alt-rock music to listeners in Boston and Worcester, Massachusetts. Their shows include Mistress Carrie, Mike Hsu, The Mens Room, Eddie Trunk Rocks!, and Bay State Rock.
price ($mm)
$11
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EV / rev
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closed 1/31/2020 via PR Newswire

WLIW21, acquired WPPB-FM

synopsis: WNET, America's flagship PBS station, parent company of New York's THIRTEEN and WLIW21, acquired WPPB-FM, a National Public Radio station based in Southampton, New York that serves the East End of Long Island. The purchase makes WLIW the only destination for public television and public radio on Long Island.
buyer parent: WNET.org
buyer: WLIW21
WLIW21 is one of America's most respected and innovative public media providers. A member of the WNET family of companies, WLIW21 is a unique cultural and educational institution that harnesses the power of television and electronic media to inform, enlighten, entertain and inspire. "
target: WPPB-FM
WPPB-FM is a National Public Radio station based in Southampton, New York that serves the East End of Long Island. WPPB-FM is the only Long Island-based affiliate of National Public Radio, offering programming such as Morning Edition, Car Talk, Marketplace, and the Travis Smiley Show.
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announced 11/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Educational Media Foundation, Inc., will purchase 101.9 KXJW and 98.7 KWXR from Cochise Broadcasting LLC

synopsis: Christian radio broadcaster Educational Media Foundation will acquire 101.9 KXJW and 98.7 KWXR from Cochise Broadcasting, a radio station operator in Wyoming. 101.9 KXJW and 98.7 KWXR are classic hits format radio stations in North Rock Springs and Reliance, Wyoming.
buyer: Educational Media Foundation, Inc.
Education Media Foundation is a radio broadcasting company that owns the Adult Contemporary Christian formatted K-LOVE Network and the Christian Pop Music Air 1 Radio Network. Their mission is to communicate the Gospel message through contemporary Christian music and short educational elements. "
seller: Cochise Broadcasting LLC
101.9 KXJW and 98.7 KWXR are classic hits format radio stations in North Rock Springs and Reliance, Wyoming. 101.9 KXJW and 98.7 KWXR belongs to Cochise Broadcasting, a radio station operator in Wyoming.
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announced 10/28/2019 via Company Press Release

PPF Group N.V., will acquire Central European Media Enterprises

synopsis: Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. (CME) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by an affiliate of the Netherlands-based investment fund PPF Group N.V. CME is a media and entertainment company operating leading businesses and broadcasting 30 television channels in five Central and Eastern European markets,
buyer: PPF Group N.V.
Netherlands-based PPF Group was founded as an investment fund. PPF Group invests in multiple market segments such as financial services, telecommunications, biotechnology, real estate and mechanical engineering. The reach of PPF Group spans from Europe to North America and across Asia. "
target: Central European Media Enterprises (CETV:$697.26)
Central European Media Enterprises (CME) is a media and entertainment company operating leading businesses in five Central and Eastern European markets. CME currently broadcasts 30 television channels in Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Romania, the Slovak Republic, and Slovenia.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,175 [$1,738]
rev ($mm)
$697
EBITDA ($mm)
$244
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
8.6x
announced 10/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Southern Cross Austereo, will acquire Redwave Media

synopsis: Southern Cross Austereo (SCA), Australia’s biggest entertainment company, will acquire Redwave Media from Seven West Media, one of Australia’s leading integrated media companies. Redwave Media is the largest radio network in Australia. Redwave Media reaches consumers in West Australia through their RedFM and Spirit Radio networks.
buyer: Southern Cross Austereo (ASX:SXL:$410.41)
Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) is one of Australia's most progressive and exciting entertainment based media companies. They have the potential to reach over 95% of Australia across national radio, regional free to air television and digital platforms. "
target parent: Seven West Media Limited
target: Redwave Media
Redwave Media is the largest radio network in Australia. Redwave Media reaches consumers in West Australia through their RedFM and Spirit Radio networks. RedFM broadcasts rock and pop music to towns, mine sites and oil & gas platforms. Spirit Radio plays the best mix of Classic Rock and Today Hits.
price ($mm)
$28
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announced 10/18/2019 via Reuters

Seven West Media Limited, will acquire Prime Media Group Limited

synopsis: Australian free-to-air television broadcaster Seven West Media is to buy smaller Prime Media Group, an Australian-based media corporation, owner of regional television network Prime7 in eastern Australia and GWN7 in regional Western Australia.
buyer: Seven West Media Limited (ASX:SWM:$1,066.05)
Seven West Media is one of Australia’s leading integrated media companies, with a market-leading presence in broadcast television, magazine and newspaper publishing and online. The company is the home of many of Australia’s best performing media businesses and the biggest content brands. "
target: Prime Media Group Limited (ASX:PRT:$131.53)
Prime Media Group Limited is an Australian-based media corporation, owner of regional television network Prime7 in eastern Australia and GWN7 in regional Western Australia.
price ($mm)[EV]
$43 [$50]
rev ($mm)
$130
EBITDA ($mm)
$22
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
2.3x
announced 9/25/2019 via Company Press Release

Cofina SGPS SA, will acquire Media Capital S.G.P.S.

synopsis: Cofina SGPS SA, a leading Portuguese media group, will acquire a 94.69% stake in Media Capital from PRISA, the world’s leading Spanish and Portuguese-language media group. Media Capital is a media and entertainment group in Portugal. Media Capital operates TVI and Media Capital Radio (MCR), a leading TV broadcaster and radio group in Portugal.
buyer: Cofina SGPS SA (ENXTLS:CFN:$95.71)
Cofina SGPS SA is a leading Portuguese media group. Cofina holds a portfolio of 5 newspapers, 4 magazines and a TV cable channel. Cofina aims to have a significant presence in all media areas in Portugal and other natural markets. "
target parent: Prisa
target: Media Capital S.G.P.S. (ENXTLS:MCP:$198.14)
Media Capital is the largest media and entertainment group in Portugal. Media Capital operates TVI, the leading TV broadcaster in Portugal. The group also operates Media Capital Radio (MCR), one of the most prestigious radio groups in Portugal.
price ($mm)
$266*
rev ($mm)
$200
EBITDA ($mm)
$35
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
7.9x
announced 9/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Leighton Enterprises, Inc., will acquire Paradis Broadcasting of Alexandria

synopsis: Leighton Enterprises, a family and employee-owned marketing company that operates radio stations, will acquire Paradis Broadcasting, a company that owns hot AC “Z-99” KXRZ, classic rock “KX-92” KXRA-FM and “News Talk Radio 1490” KXRA in Alexandria, Minnesota.
buyer: Leighton Enterprises, Inc.
Leighton Enterprises, Inc., is a family and employee-owned marketing company that operates radio stations under the name Leighton Broadcasting in three markets: Grand Forks, North Dakota, and Detroit Lakes and St. Cloud, Minnesota. "
target: Paradis Broadcasting of Alexandria
Paradis Broadcasting owns hot AC “Z-99” KXRZ, classic rock “KX-92” KXRA-FM and “News Talk Radio 1490” KXRA in Alexandria, Minnesota. They also own two FM translators – the Alexandria-licensed K262AT at 100.3 FM and the Glenwood-licensed K289CL at 105.7 FM. Both signals simulcast KXRA.
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Sirius XM Holdings Inc.
Sirius XM Holdings Inc.
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. is the leading audio entertainment company in the U.S., and the premier programmer and platform for subscription- and digital advertising-supported audio products. Pandora, a subsidiary of SiriusXM, is the largest ad-supported audio entertainment streaming service in the U.S.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$8,002.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,283.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,790.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,045.00
Employees
4534
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Ticker: OTCPK:IHRT.Q
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iHeartMedia, Inc.
iHeartMedia, Inc.
iHeartMedia, Inc. is one of the leading global media and entertainment companies. The company specializes in radio, digital, outdoor, mobile, social, live events, on-demand entertainment and information services for local communities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$6,338.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,574.81
EBIT ($mm)
$1,081.98
Net Income ($mm)
$100.70
Employees
18300
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Ticker: TSE:4676
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fuji Media Holdings, Inc.
Fuji Media Holdings, Inc.
Fuji Media Holdings, Inc. is a certified broadcast holding company in Japan. Their broadcasting business produces terrestrial and satellite (BS and CS) television broadcasts, and radio broadcasts.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$5,960.07
EBITDA ($mm)
$364.28
EBIT ($mm)
$196.01
Net Income ($mm)
$127.64
Employees
7820
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Ticker: RCSM.MI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RCS MediaGroup
RCS MediaGroup
RCS MediaGroup is a multimedia publishing group that operates in daily newspapers, magazines and books, radio broadcasting, new media and digital TV. It is also one of the leading operators in the advertisement sales & distribution markets.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$1,988.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$37.78
EBIT ($mm)
($69.92)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4134
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Ticker: ETM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Entercom Communications Corporation
Entercom Communications Corporation
Entercom Communications Corp. is a leading media and entertainment company in the U.S., reaching and engaging more than 40 million people a week through its portfolio of highly rated stations in top markets across the country.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,489.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$312.64
EBIT ($mm)
$273.57
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6027
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Ticker: BME:PRS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prisa
Prisa
PRISA is the world’s leading Spanish and Portuguese-language media group in the creation and distribution of content in the fields of culture, education, news and information, and entertainment. PRISA reaches million people through its global brands El País,LOS40, Santillana, W Radio and As.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,320.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$202.03
EBIT ($mm)
$132.85
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
8785
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Ticker: BME:A3M
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Atresmedia Corporación de Medios de Comunicación, S.A.
Atresmedia Corporación de Medios de Comunicación, S.A.
Atresmedia, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the television, radio, cinema, the Internet, and advertising businesses. The company operates 57 television channels and 31 radio stations in Germany, France, Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg, Spain, Hungary, Croatia, and the Southeast Asia.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,089.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$222.76
EBIT ($mm)
$207.24
Net Income ($mm)
$145.84
Employees
1960
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Ticker: OTCPK:CMLS.Q
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cumulus Media Inc.
Cumulus Media Inc.
Cumulus Media is the largest pure-play radio broadcaster in the US with approximately 525 stations in 110 markets, a fully-distributed programming network serving more than 4,500 affiliates nationwide and SweetJack, the local deals platform that serves 200 U.S. markets.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,073.86
EBITDA ($mm)
$189.59
EBIT ($mm)
$138.83
Net Income ($mm)
$53.46
Employees
3936
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Ticker: SGX:T39
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd.
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd.
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Southeast Asia's leading media organisation, engaging minds across multiple languages and platforms. SPH owns award-winning newspapers, magazines and best-selling books in both print and digital editions, as well as online classified businesses in the region.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$761.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$259.03
EBIT ($mm)
$222.38
Net Income ($mm)
$148.41
Employees
4473
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Ticker: CETV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Central European Media Enterprises
Central European Media Enterprises
Central European Media Enterprises is a media and entertainment company. They operate 33 television channels broadcasting to 50 million people. They also own a number of radio stations and develop and produce content for their television channels.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$697.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$244.24
EBIT ($mm)
$202.83
Net Income ($mm)
$125.29
Employees
2600
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Ticker: ASX:APN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
APN News & Media Limited
APN News & Media Limited
APN News & Media Limited is a leading provider of outdoor advertising in Australia and New Zealand. APN publishes almost 20 daily and more than 80 non-daily newspapers, as well as over 50 websites, mobile sites and apps across Australia and New Zealand.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$649.74
EBITDA ($mm)
$106.64
EBIT ($mm)
$85.81
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5340
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Ticker: EVC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Entravision Communications Corporation
Entravision Communications Corporation
Entravision Communications Corporation is a diversified Spanish-language media company utilizing a combination of television, radio and outdoor operations to reach approximately 75% of Hispanic consumers across the United States, as well as the border markets of Mexico.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$545.36
EBITDA ($mm)
$302.32
EBIT ($mm)
$285.00
Net Income ($mm)
$171.87
Employees
1259
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Ticker: NYSE:TSQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Townsquare Media Group
Townsquare Media Group
Townsquare is a diversified media, entertainment and digital marketing services company that owns and operates radio, digital and live event properties. The Company specializes in creating and distributing original entertainment, music and lifestyle content.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$507.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$96.45
EBIT ($mm)
$70.76
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2900
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Ticker: ENXTAM:TMG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telegraaf Media Groep N.V.
Telegraaf Media Groep N.V.
Telegraaf Media Groep N.V. (TMG) is one of the largest media companies in the Netherlands. Their publication brands include De Telegraaf, DFT, Telesport, Metro, Autovisie, Privé and VROUW. They also have radio and online video brands such as Sky Radio and Telegraaf VNDG.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$490.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$19.69
EBIT ($mm)
$7.23
Net Income ($mm)
$1.82
Employees
1484
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Ticker: ENXTPA:NRG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NRJ Group
NRJ Group
NRJ GROUP is a leading group of French private media acting as an editor, producer, broadcaster. In France, NRJ is market leader in the private radio market through its four brands (NRJ, CHERIE FM, Nostalgie and Rire & Chansons), a significant player in the TV market.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$403.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$54.25
EBIT ($mm)
$26.00
Net Income ($mm)
$29.68
Employees
1750
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