Like Two Radio Stations

announced 7/25/2018 via Company Press Release

Walnut Radio, LLC, will purchase Two Radio Stations from Salem Media Group

synopsis: Hickory Radio, an affiliate of Walnut Radio, LLC, has signed an agreement to acquire KCRO-AM (660) and KOTK-AM (1420) and its affiliated translators from Salem Media Group, a leading multimedia company specializing in Christian and conservative content. Both radio stations are Christian talk radio stations.
buyer: Walnut Radio, LLC
Walnut Radio, LLC is an operator of radio stations in the state of Nebraska. Some radio stations that are owned by Walnut Radio are KBLR (97.3 FM), KHUB (1340 AM), and KFMT (105.5 FM). "
seller: Salem Media Group (SALM:$257.87)
Salem Media Group is a leading multimedia company specializing in Christian and conservative content. They operate over 100 radio stations, including Nebraska-based KCRO-AM (660) and KOTK-AM (1420). KCRO is a Christian radio station and KOTK is a conservative talk show station.
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announced 7/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Relevant Radio, will purchase Seven Radio Stations from Salem Media Group

synopsis: Salem Media Group is selling seven radio stations to Relevant Radio (corporate name Immaculate Heart Media, Inc.). The stations include WKAT, WZAB, and WKAT in Miami, and WLCC, WWMI and WLCC in Tampa-St. Petersburg. The stations cover business news and Spanish Christian content.
buyer: Relevant Radio
Relevant Radio (corporate name Immaculate Heart Media, Inc.) is a radio network in the United States, mainly broadcasting talk radio and religious programming involving the Catholic Church. It is the largest Catholic radio network by owned station base. "
seller: Salem Media Group (SALM:$257.87)
The acquisition includes seven radio stations from Salem Media, four AMs and three FMs in two Florida markets. The stations include, WKAT, WZAB, and WKAT in Miami, and WLCC, WWMI and WLCC Tampa-St. Petersburg. The stations cover business news and Spanish Christian content.
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announced 7/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Berry Broadcasting, will acquire KXEN-AM and WGNU-AM

synopsis: Berry Broadcasting, a company created by Paul Berry III to acquire local radio stations in the St. Louis, MO area, is to acquire KXEN-AM 1010, a Christian talk radio station and WGNU-AM 920, a talk radio station covering topics in business, sports, entertainment and more. Both stations are based in St. Louis.
buyer: Berry Broadcasting
Berry Broadcasting is a company created by Paul Berry III, a politician in the St. Louis, MO area and nephew of Chuck Berry, the rock and roll legend. It was created to acquire local radio stations in the St. Louis, MO area. "
target: KXEN-AM and WGNU-AM
KXEN-AM 1010 is a Christian talk radio station based out of St. Louis, MO. WGNU-AM 920 is a talk radio station also based out of St. Louis, covering topics in business, sports, entertainment and more.
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announced 2/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Relevant Radio, will purchase 88.9 FM and 88.1 FM from Catholic Diocese of Brownsville

synopsis: RGV Educational Broadcasting, Inc., a subsidiary operated by the Diocese of Brownsville, agreed to sell 88.9 FM in Harlingen and 88.1 FM in McAllen to Immaculate Heart Media, which operates Relevant Radio and airs Catholic programming.
buyer: Relevant Radio
Relevant Radio (corporate name Immaculate Heart Media, Inc.) is a radio network in the United States, mainly broadcasting talk radio and religious programming involving the Catholic Church. It is the largest Catholic radio network by owned station base. "
seller: Catholic Diocese of Brownsville
The acquisition includes the two religious radio stations 88.9 FM in Harlingen and 88.1 FM in McAllen from RGV Educational Broadcasting, Inc., a subsidiary operated by the Diocese of Brownsville.
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announced 7/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

Carroll Broadcasting, will purchase WHST-FM from The Promise FM

synopsis: Carroll Broadcasting, a Michigan-based radio broadcasting company, is acquiring WHST-FM in Tawas City, MI, from Northern Christian Radio Inc. Northern Christian Radio operates the Promise FM, a non-commercial Christian radio program. WHST broadcasts the Promise FM in Tawas City at 106.1FM.
buyer: Carroll Broadcasting
Carroll Broadcasting is a radio broadcasting company that has been serving Northeast Michigan since 1968. Locally owned and operated, Carroll Broadcasting owns four properties: WKJC FM 104.7, Tawas City, WIOS AM 1480, Tawas City, WQLB FM 103.3, Tawas City and WKJZ FM 94.9, Alpena Michigan. "
seller: The Promise FM
WHST is a radio station in Tawas City, MI at 106.1FM. The Promise FM is a Christian radio broadcasting company that serves Northern Michigan and portions of Ontario with non-commercial Christian music and programs.
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announced 10/13/2016 via Company Press Release

Relevant Radio will be merged with Immaculate Heart Radio,

synopsis: Relevant Radio, a radio network in the US, mainly broadcasting talk radio and religious programming involving the Catholic Church, and Immaculate Heart Radio, a company that that operates a growing network of Catholic radio stations, have announced their intention to merge.
buyer: Immaculate Heart Radio
Immaculate Heart Radio is a non-profit lay apostolate that operates a growing network of Catholic radio stations in the West. They are dedicated to sharing the heart of the Christian faith and changing lives through radio airwaves. "
target: Relevant Radio
Relevant Radio (corporate name Starboard Media Foundation, Inc.) is a radio network in the United States, mainly broadcasting talk radio and religious programming involving the Catholic Church. It is the largest Catholic radio network by owned station base.
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closed 10/9/2015 via BNC Analysis

Liftable Media Inc., acquired USA Radio Networks

synopsis: Expanding beyond digital and into broadcast radio, digital network Liftable Media Inc. has purchased syndicator USA Radio Networks from Cross Platform Media. USA Radio Networks provides Christian and conservative news/talk programming, including Iowa radio host Steve Deace, whose show is carried on 56 stations around the country.
buyer: Liftable Media Inc.
Liftable Media, Inc. is a media company that drives positive cultural change through media, truth, and storytelling. They are proud to operate some of the world’s top conservative news and commentary news sites, including WesternJournalism.com and ConservativeTribune.com. "
target parent: Cross Platform Media
target: USA Radio Networks
USA Radio Networks currently produces and/or distributes the 24 hour USA Headline News and more than 20 nationally syndicated radio programs targeting consumers of news, talk, information, and Christian programming heard on both commercial and non-commercial radio stations nationwide.
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closed 12/1/2014 via Company Press Release

Nebraska Rural Radio Foundation, purchased KAMI-AM from Bott Radio Network Inc.

synopsis: The Nebraska Rural Radio Association announced that it has purchased KAMI 1580 AM from Bott Radio Network of Overland Park, Kansas. KAMI broadcasts a Christian radio format to Central Nebraska. Its programming includes Bible teaching, Christian news, and Christian information programs.
buyer: Nebraska Rural Radio Foundation
Nebraska Rural Radio Associaton is a network of six radio stations with both AM and FM stations in Lexington, Scottsbluff, and West Point. "
seller: Bott Radio Network Inc.
KAMI (1580 AM) is a radio station licensed to serve Cozad, Nebraska, USA. KAMI broadcasts a Christian radio format. Its programming includes Bible teaching, Christian news, and Christian information programs.
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closed 9/22/2014 via PR Newswire

Cross Platform Media, acquired IRN USA Radio

synopsis: Cross Platform Media, a Raleigh-based media company, announced its recent acquisition of IRN/USA Radio Network (Information Radio Network). IRN/USA Radio Network produces and/or distributes more than twenty nationally syndicated radio programs with audience-targeted formatting primarily for News/Talk and Christian radio.
buyer: Cross Platform Media
CPM is a national media company based in Raleigh, NC, that specializes in media network services by developing and distributing news, entertainment and talk show programming for independent Christian and general market radio stations, print and digital platforms. "
target: IRN USA Radio
IRN/USA Radio Network produces and/or distributes more than twenty nationally syndicated radio programs with audience-targeted formatting primarily for News/Talk and Christian radio, both commercial and non-commercial.
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announced 11/8/2012 via PR Newswire

Mt. Olive Baptist Church, will acquire Power 105.5

synopsis: Light Media, Inspirational Media Specialist, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to divest the assets of its Power 105.5/The King radio station to Mt. Olive Baptist Church. Power 105.5 The King is located in Albany, GA, with its music format being an eclectic mix of Holy Hip Hop and Contemporary Gospel music.
buyer: Mt. Olive Baptist Church
Mt. Olive Baptist Church is a Church. "
target parent: Light Media
target: Power 105.5
Power 105.5 The King is located in Albany, GA, with its music format being an eclectic mix of Holy Hip Hop and Contemporary Gospel music. It is the world's first terrestrial (24/7) radio station formatted in this manner.
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announced 10/16/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Cumulus Media Inc., will acquire WFME-FM

synopsis: Cumulus Media, the nation's largest pure-play radio broadcaster, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase WFME-FM -- providing Cumulus a third station in New York City. WFME-FM is a radio station on 94.7 FM licensed to Newark, New Jersey.
buyer: Cumulus Media Inc. (OTCPK:CMLS.Q:$1,144.18)
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. "
target parent: Family Radio
target: WFME-FM
WFME-FM is religious a radio station on 94.7 FM licensed to Newark, New Jersey. The studio, office and transmitter are located in West Orange, New Jersey and is shared with sister station WFME-TV (channel 66).
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closed 10/4/2012 via BNC Analysis

Salem Communications Corporation, acquired WMUU Radio

synopsis: Caron Broadcasting Inc., a subsidiary of Salem Communications Corporation, acquires WMUU-FM. WMUU is a Christian radio station in Greenville-Spartanburg, SC.
buyer: Salem Communications Corporation (SALM:$257.87)
Salem Communications Corporation is the largest commercial U.S. radio broadcasting company that provides programming targeted at audiences interested in Christian and family-themed radio content, as measured by the number of stations and audience coverage. "
target: WMUU Radio
WMUU, INC., doing business as WMUU AM & FM Radio Station, provides radio broadcasting services. WMUU is a Christian station. The primary mission is to have a Spiritual impact on the communities they serve.
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closed 2/14/2012 via Yahoo, Inc.

Classical South Florida, purchased WAYJ 88.7FM Fort Myers from WAY-FM Media Group, Inc

synopsis: WAY Media, Inc. announced that Classical South Florida (CSF), a nonprofit listener-supported public radio organization dedicated to broadcasting classical music, has agreed to acquire the assets of WAYJ 88.7FM in Fort Myers, Florida.
buyer: Classical South Florida
Classical South Florida is a nonprofit public radio organization dedicated to broadcasting classical music. Its program schedule includes broadcasts of nationally renowned classical programs such as Performance Today®, SymphonyCast®, Pipedreams® and Saint Paul Sunday®. "
seller: WAY-FM Media Group, Inc
WAY-FM Media Group owns and operates Christian radio stations throughout the US. WAY-FM exists to encourage youth and young adults in their Christian lives and to introduce non-believers to Christ.
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closed 6/9/2011 via Market Wire

Light Media, acquired Power 105.5

synopsis: Light Media, Inspirational Media Specialist, has officially joined the ranks of publicly-traded broadcasting companies via closing of its acquisition of Power 105.5 FM. Power105.5 The King is located in Albany, GA, with its music format being an eclectic mix of Holy Hip Hop and Contemporary Gospel music.
buyer: Light Media (LGMH:$0.00)
Light Media, Inspirational Media Specialist, via its integrated portfolio platform partners targets the youth, young adult and adult/family demographic for inspirational media and entertainment that uplifts the community 24/7. "
target: Power 105.5
Power 105.5 The King is located in Albany, GA, with its music format being an eclectic mix of Holy Hip Hop and Contemporary Gospel music. It is the world's first terrestrial (24/7) radio station formatted in this manner.
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announced 1/26/2011 via BNC Analysis

Christian Resource Centre, will acquire Woay-AM radio

synopsis: The Christian Resource Center will acquire WOAY-AM radio. AM 860 WOAY provides radio with the intent of teaching people ways to grow in their relationship with God and other believers, and to encourage them in their journey through this world.
buyer: Christian Resource Centre
The Christian Resource Center is a central location for pastors and their churches in Southern West Virginia to turn to for information and resource materials. From the beginning, the primary goal has been to aid in spiritual growth and the furtherance of personal and church ministries. "
target: WOAY-AM Radio
AM 860 WOAY provides radio with the intent of teaching people ways to grow in their relationship with God and other believers, and to encourage them in their journey through this world.
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announced 8/13/2008 via BusinessWire

WAY-FM Media Group, Inc, will purchase WRVI (105.9FM) from Salem Communications Corporation

synopsis: Salem Communications Corporation a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and family-themed content and conservative values, announced it has entered into an agreement to sell WRVI (105.9FM) to the WAY-FM Media Group, Inc. for $3 million.
buyer: WAY-FM Media Group, Inc
WAY-FM Media Group owns and operates Christian radio stations throughout the US. WAY-FM exists to encourage youth and young adults in their Christian lives and to introduce non-believers to Christ. "
seller: Salem Communications Corporation (SALM:$257.87)
Salem Communications is a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and family-themed content and conservative values.
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closed 7/7/2008 via BusinessWire

Radio One, Inc., acquired WPRS-FM

synopsis: Radio One, Inc. has completed the acquisition of the assets of radio station WPRS-FM, located in the Washington, DC market, for approximately $38.0 million in cash. The Company began operating the station under a Local Marketing Agreement during the second quarter of 2007, at which time it changed the station's call letters to WPRS-FM.
buyer: Radio One, Inc. (UONE.K:$444.62)
Radio One, Inc. is one of the nation's largest radio broadcasting companies and the largest radio broadcasting company that primarily targets African-American and urban listeners. Radio One owns and/or operates 53 radio stations located in 16 urban markets in the United States. "
target parent: Bonneville International Corporation
target: WPRS-FM
WPRS, known on air as Praise 104.1, is an Urban Gospel radio station in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. The station broadcasts from Waldorf, Maryland, at 104.1 MHz.
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announced 1/28/2008 via BNC Analysis

EMF Broadcasting, will purchase WFZH (105.3 FM) from Salem Communications Corporation

synopsis: EMF Broadcasting, Inc., agreed to acquire WFZH (105.3 FM) from Salem Communications Corp. for approximately $8.1 million in cash on January 28, 2008. The consideration includes an escrow deposit of $0.4 million.
buyer: EMF Broadcasting
EMF Broadcasting is the parent company of both the Adult Contemporary Christian formatted K-LOVE Network and the Christian Pop Music Air 1 Radio Networks, which serve audiences 24/7 across the United States through 209 full-powered stations and 208 translators. "
seller: Salem Communications Corporation (SALM:$257.87)
Salem Communications is a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and family-themed content and conservative values.
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closed 1/23/2008 via BNC Analysis

Good Karma Broadcasting LLC, purchased WRRD (540 AM) from Salem Communications Corporation

synopsis: Good Karma announced that it purchased WRRD-AM (540) from Salem Communications Corp., Camarillo, Calif., for an undisclosed amount.
buyer: Good Karma Broadcasting LLC
Good Karma Broadcasting is a company based in Beaver Dam that owns six radio stations in Wisconsin. "
seller: Salem Communications Corporation (SALM:$257.87)
Salem Communications is a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and family-themed content and conservative values.
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closed 9/17/2007 via BusinessWire

Salem Communications Corporation, acquired CMCentral.com

synopsis: Salem Publishing, a division of Salem Communications Corporation, announced today its acquisition of CMCentral.com. Just six months after its acquisition of ChristianMusicPlanet.com, Salem’s investment in CMCentral.com underscores the company’s growing commitment to offer the premier web and print destinations for Christian music news.
buyer: Salem Communications Corporation (SALM:$257.87)
Salem Communications is a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and family-themed content and conservative values. "
target: CMCentral.com
CMCentral.com is a vibrant Christian music website and online community based in Nashville, TN.
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announced 7/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Relevant Radio, will purchase Seven Radio Stations from Salem Media Group

synopsis: Salem Media Group is selling seven radio stations to Relevant Radio (corporate name Immaculate Heart Media, Inc.). The stations include WKAT, WZAB, and WKAT in Miami, and WLCC, WWMI and WLCC in Tampa-St. Petersburg. The stations cover business news and Spanish Christian content.
buyer: Relevant Radio
Relevant Radio (corporate name Immaculate Heart Media, Inc.) is a radio network in the United States, mainly broadcasting talk radio and religious programming involving the Catholic Church. It is the largest Catholic radio network by owned station base. "
seller: Salem Media Group (SALM:$257.87)
The acquisition includes seven radio stations from Salem Media, four AMs and three FMs in two Florida markets. The stations include, WKAT, WZAB, and WKAT in Miami, and WLCC, WWMI and WLCC Tampa-St. Petersburg. The stations cover business news and Spanish Christian content.
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announced 3/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Salem Media Group, will acquire PJ Media

synopsis: Salem Media Group, a leading multimedia company specializing in Christian and conservative content, has entered into an agreement to acquire PJ Media, a reliable source for original, unique, and cutting-edge news and analysis.
buyer: Salem Media Group (SALM:$257.87)
Salem Media Group is a leading multimedia company specializing in Christian and conservative content, with media properties comprising radio, digital media and book and newsletter publishing. Salem provides compelling content and relevant information from across the Christian media landscape. "
target: PJ Media
PJ Media focuses on the news that matters, from the insightful commentary provided by columnists to the writers' quick takes on trending news. The company brought bloggers into an integrated website that evolved into a reliable source for original, unique, and cutting-edge news and analysis.
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closed 7/26/2018 via BusinessWire

Salem Church Products, acquired Children’s Ministry Deals

synopsis: Salem Church Products, an online division of Salem Media Group, has announced the acquisition of ChildrensMinistryDeals.com. Children’s Ministry Deals offers a popular platform of creative and relevant Bible-based curriculum that meets the needs of children’s ministries in the local church.
buyer parent: Salem Media Group
buyer: Salem Church Products
Salem Church Products' websites are leaders in offering effective and professional resources for churches & ministries in the areas of media, preaching & teaching, youth ministry, children’s ministry, and employment. "
target: Children’s Ministry Deals
Children’s Ministry Deals offers a popular platform of creative and relevant Bible-based curriculum that meets the needs of children’s ministries in the local church.
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announced 7/25/2018 via Company Press Release

Walnut Radio, LLC, will purchase Two Radio Stations from Salem Media Group

synopsis: Hickory Radio, an affiliate of Walnut Radio, LLC, has signed an agreement to acquire KCRO-AM (660) and KOTK-AM (1420) and its affiliated translators from Salem Media Group, a leading multimedia company specializing in Christian and conservative content. Both radio stations are Christian talk radio stations.
buyer: Walnut Radio, LLC
Walnut Radio, LLC is an operator of radio stations in the state of Nebraska. Some radio stations that are owned by Walnut Radio are KBLR (97.3 FM), KHUB (1340 AM), and KFMT (105.5 FM). "
seller: Salem Media Group (SALM:$257.87)
Salem Media Group is a leading multimedia company specializing in Christian and conservative content. They operate over 100 radio stations, including Nebraska-based KCRO-AM (660) and KOTK-AM (1420). KCRO is a Christian radio station and KOTK is a conservative talk show station.
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announced 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

University of Northwestern-St. Paul, will acquire 100.7 The Fish

synopsis: The University of Northwestern-St. Paul, a Christ-centered liberal arts university, will acquire 100.7 The Fish from Salem Media Group, a leading multimedia company. 100.7 The Fish is a contemporary Christian radio station licensed to the Omaha, NE area. The station broadcasts contemporary Christian music to inspire hope and encouragement.
buyer: University of Northwestern-St. Paul
University of Northwestern-St. Paul is a Christ-centered liberal arts university located in the heart of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Since 1902, students have come to Northwestern to learn and develop as leaders through Christ-centered, academically excellent education. "
target parent: Salem Media Group
target: 100.7 The Fish
100.7 The Fish is a contemporary Christian radio station licensed to the Omaha, NE area. The station creates a positive, uplifting, and safe environment for the whole family. 100.7 The Fish broadcasts contemporary Christian music to inspire hope and encouragement.
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announced 3/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Salem Media Group, will acquire KZTS Streetz 101.1 FM

synopsis: California-based Salem Media Group, which currently owns 115 radio outlets, has agreed to purchase KZTS Streetz 101.1 FM from Flinn Broadcasting Corporation. KZTS Streetz 101.1 FM is a hip hop radio station that broadcasts in the Little Rock, Arkansas radio market.
buyer: Salem Media Group (SALM:$257.87)
Salem Media Group is a leading multimedia company specializing in Christian and conservative content, with media properties comprising radio, digital media and book and newsletter publishing. Salem provides compelling content and relevant information from across the Christian media landscape. "
target parent: Flinn Broadcasting
target: KZTS Streetz 101.1 FM
KZTS Streetz 101.1 FM is a hip hop radio station that broadcasts in the Little Rock, Arkansas radio market.
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closed 9/5/2017 via BusinessWire

Eagle Financial Publications, acquired Intelligence Report

synopsis: Salem Media Group, announced that it has acquired Richard Young’s Intelligence Report, a monthly investment newsletter covering stocks, bonds, mutual funds and the economy. The newsletter offers their monthly issue, Monster Master Lists and the Economic Analysis. Salem's Eagle Financial Publications will be the new publisher of Intelligence Report.
buyer parent: Salem Media Group
buyer: Eagle Financial Publications
Eagle Financial Publications provides general market analysis and non-individualized investment strategies from financial commentators as well as a stock screening website for dividend investors. "
target parent: InvestorPlace Media, LLC.
target: Intelligence Report
Intelligence Report is a monthly investment newsletter covering stocks, bonds, mutual funds and the economy. The Intelligence Report service has these components—the monthly issue, Monster Master Lists and the Economic Analysis.
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closed 7/13/2017 via BusinessWire

Eagle Financial Publications, acquired TradersCrux

synopsis: Salem Media Group, through its wholly-owned Eagle Financial Publications, has acquired TradersCrux, an investment website for individual investors. It also provides a daily newseltter with links to the best investment articles from across the web.
buyer parent: Salem Media Group
buyer: Eagle Financial Publications
Eagle Financial Publications provides market analysis and specific investment advice for individual investors from financial commentators as well as a stock screening website for dividend investors. "
target: TradersCrux
TradersCrux.com is an investment website for individual investors. It also provides a daily newseltter with links to the best investment articles from across the web. They are based in Miami, FL.
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closed 6/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

Anderson University, acquired Preaching Magazine and YouthWorker Journal

synopsis: Anderson University has obtained Preaching magazine and Youthworker journal from Salem Media Group. Preaching Magazine is a bi-monthly periodical designed to encourage and enhance the ministry of those called to preach the Bible. YouthWorker Journal helps its readers address theological and practical issues involved in youth ministry today.
buyer: Anderson University
Anderson University is a private Christian college in Anderson, Indiana. Founded in 1917 by the Church of God, the university remains affiliated with its founding church and values its heritage and history. "
target parent: Salem Media Group
target: Preaching Magazine and YouthWorker Journal
Preaching Magazine is a bi-monthly periodical designed to encourage and enhance the ministry of those called to preach the Bible. YouthWorker Journal(TM) helps its readers address most of the important theological and practical issues involved in youth ministry today.
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closed 1/18/2017 via BusinessWire

Salem Web Network, acquired Christian Concert Alerts

synopsis: Salem Web Network, the online division of Salem Media Group, a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider and publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and conservative opinion content, announced the acquisition of ChristianConcertAlerts.com, the leading industry provider of Christian artists’ tour dates and events.
buyer parent: Salem Media Group
buyer: Salem Web Network
Salem Web Network (SWN) is the Internet division of Salem Communications, America’s leading radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and family-themed content and conservative values. "
target: Christian Concert Alerts
Founded in 2011, Christian Concert Alerts is the leading industry provider of Christian artists’ tour dates and events across the United States. They allow subscribers to receive monthly email notifications about Christian concert events coming to their geographical region.
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closed 10/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

Eagle Financial Publications, acquired TurnerTrends, Inc.

synopsis: Salem Media Group has acquired the TurnerTrends, the product line of investment strategist Mike Turner. Salem Media will add Turner’s offerings to Eagle Financial Publications. TurnerTrends Tools is an amazing product that uses 2.8 million lines of proprietary software code to rank more than 6,000 stocks and ETFs (exchange-traded funds).
buyer parent: Salem Media Group
buyer: Eagle Financial Publications
Eagle Financial Publications provides market analysis and specific investment advice for individual investors from financial commentators as well as a stock screening website for dividend investors. "
target: TurnerTrends, Inc.
TurnerTrends Tools is an amazing product that uses 2.8 million lines of proprietary software code to rank more than 6,000 stocks and ETFs (exchange-traded funds).
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closed 10/17/2016 via PR Newswire

Salem Media Group, acquired HistoryOnTheNet and AuthenticHistory

synopsis: Salem Media Group, Inc., America’s leading radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher, has acquired HistoryOnTheNet and AuthenticHistory, websites that provide information about American history.
buyer: Salem Media Group (SALM:$257.87)
Salem Media Group is America’s leading radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and family-themed content and conservative values. "
target: HistoryOnTheNet and AuthenticHistory
History on the Net and The Authentic History Center provide online information about American history. The companies are based in the United States. History on the Net was founded in 2000.
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closed 4/4/2016 via PR Newswire

Eagle Financial Publications, acquired Retirement Watch

synopsis: Eagle Financial Publications, a publication that provides market analysis and specific investment advice for individual investors, acquired Retirement Watch, a guide to safe, profitable retirement investing, new money-saving tax strategies and complete estate planning for a comfortable retirement.
buyer parent: Salem Media Group
buyer: Eagle Financial Publications
Eagle Financial Publications provides market analysis and specific investment advice for individual investors from financial commentators as well as a stock screening website for dividend investors. "
target: Retirement Watch
Retirement Watch is a guide to safe, profitable retirement investing, new money-saving tax strategies and complete estate planning for a comfortable retirement. Retirement Watch was the first publication to cover all the financial aspects of retirement.
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closed 12/10/2015 via PR Newswire

Salem Web Network, acquired Instapray

synopsis: Salem Web Network, the online division of Salem Media Group, a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider and publisher, announced the acquisition of Instapray, an app that allows users to add prayer requests, share them with a global network and receive notifications as their prayers are prayed over.
buyer parent: Salem Media Group
buyer: Salem Web Network
Salem Web Network (SWN) is the Internet division of Salem Communications, America’s leading radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and family-themed content and conservative values. "
target: Instapray
Instapray is a free mobile application on iOS and Android that connects people around the world through prayers. Request, share prayers, pray for someone and get connected. Instapray is dedicated to building a global online community of happiness, love and support.
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closed 11/2/2015 via PR Newswire

Eagle Financial Publications, acquired DividendYieldHunter.com

synopsis: Salem Media Group announced that it has acquired the website DividendYieldHunter.com, a website that contains information on dividend-paying stocks. DividendYieldHunter.com will be added to Eagle Financial Publications, which provides market analysis and specific investment advice for individual investors from financial commentators.
buyer parent: Salem Media Group
buyer: Eagle Financial Publications
Eagle Financial Publications provides market analysis and specific investment advice for individual investors from financial commentators as well as a stock screening website for dividend investors. "
target: DividendYieldHunter.com
DividendYieldHunter.com is a website that contains information on dividend-paying stocks. The site gives investors information about many different classes of dividend-paying stocks including preferred stocks, bonds, Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs), Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and more.
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closed 10/16/2015 via PR Newswire

Luz Mundial, acquired La Biblia Reina Valera

synopsis: Luz Mundial, a collection of websites to help reflect the world the light of Christ, announced its acquisition of a Spanish-only Bible study iPhone app, La Biblia Reina Valera. More than one million people in six continents have used the app and the number continues to grow.
buyer parent: Salem Media Group
buyer: Luz Mundial
Luz Mundial is company with a collection of websites to help reflect the world the light of Christ. They are dedicated to serving their users and ministries associated with the message of the good news of salvation in Jesus Christ as the center of everything they do. "
target: La Biblia Reina Valera
La Biblia Reina Valera is a Spanish-only Bible study iPhone app. More than one million people in 6 continents have used the app – La Biblia Reina Valera (de estudio en Español) – and the number continues to grow.
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closed 7/6/2015 via PR Newswire

Eagle Financial Publications, acquired DividendInvestor.com

synopsis: Eagle Financial Publication, a subsidiary of Salem Media Group, announced that it has acquired the website DividendInvestor.com, a provider of dividend information and data for investment professionals. DeividendInvestor.com designs and develops tools and systems for the investment community with the highest level of accuracy and integrity.
buyer parent: Salem Media Group
buyer: Eagle Financial Publications
Eagle Financial Publications provide market analysis and specific investment advice for individual investors. Eagle Wellness provides practical health advice and is a trusted source for nutritional supplements from one of the country's leading complementary health physicians. "
target: DividendInvestor.com
Dividend Investor provides dividend stock data for stock markets across the world. The screening tool helps locate the best dividend stocks. Subscribers can receive emails on multiple subjects such as when a company announces a dividend, what companies are changing dividends.
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announced 2/20/2015 via BNC Analysis

Salem Media Group, will purchase 590 WDWD and 1250 WDDZ from Radio Disney, Inc.

synopsis: Salem Media Group agreed to acquire 590 WDWD and 1250 WDDZ Radio Stations from Radio Disney. 590 WDWD is a radio station located in Atlanta. Its programming consists of a 24-hour simulcast of the Radio Disney network. 1250 WDDZ is a radio station located in Pittsburgh that broadcasts Radio Disney programming.
buyer: Salem Media Group (SALM:$257.87)
Salem Media Group is America's leading Christian and conservative multi-media corporation, with media properties comprising radio, digital media and book, magazine and newsletter publishing. Each day Salem serves a loyal and dedicated audience of listeners and readers numbering in the millions. "
seller parent: The Walt Disney Company
seller: Radio Disney, Inc.
Located in Atlanta, 590 WDWD programming consists of a 24-hour simulcast of the Radio Disney network. WDDZ is a radio station located in Pittsburgh that broadcasts Radio Disney programming.
price ($mm)
$3.80
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closed 1/13/2014 via Market Watch

Salem Communications Corporation, acquired Eagle Publishing, Inc.

synopsis: Salem Communications announced the acquisition of Eagle Publishing. Eagle Publishing operates four businesses, Regnery Publishing, a publisher of conservative books, Human Events and Red State, which are conservative opinion websites, Eagle Financial publications, which provides investment advice, and Eagle Wellness which provides health advice.
buyer: Salem Communications Corporation (SALM:$257.87)
Salem Communications Corporation is the largest commercial U.S. radio broadcasting company that provides programming targeted at audiences interested in Christian and family-themed radio content, as measured by the number of stations and audience coverage. "
target: Eagle Publishing, Inc.
Eagle Publishing, Inc. operates four businesses, Regnery Publishing, a publisher of conservative books, Human Events and Red State, which are conservative opinion websites, Eagle Financial publications, which provides investment advice, and Eagle Wellness which provides health advice.
price ($mm)
$3.50
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closed 12/11/2013 via Company Press Release

Salem Communications Corporation, acquired Twitchy.com

synopsis: Salem Communications, announced the acquisition of Twitchy.com. Twitchy is a ground-breaking Twitter curation site powered by a kinetic staff of social media junkies. They mine Twitter to bring “who said what” in U.S. politics, global news, sports, entertainment, media, and breaking news 24/7.
buyer: Salem Communications Corporation (SALM:$257.87)
Salem Communications Corporation is the largest commercial U.S. radio broadcasting company that provides programming targeted at audiences interested in Christian and family-themed radio content, as measured by the number of stations and audience coverage. "
target: Twitchy.com
Twitchy is a ground-breaking Twitter curation site powered by a kinetic staff of social media junkies. They mine Twitter to bring “who said what” in U.S. politics, global news, sports, entertainment, media, and breaking news 24/7.
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announced 7/25/2018 via Company Press Release

Walnut Radio, LLC, will purchase Two Radio Stations from Salem Media Group

synopsis: Hickory Radio, an affiliate of Walnut Radio, LLC, has signed an agreement to acquire KCRO-AM (660) and KOTK-AM (1420) and its affiliated translators from Salem Media Group, a leading multimedia company specializing in Christian and conservative content. Both radio stations are Christian talk radio stations.
buyer: Walnut Radio, LLC
Walnut Radio, LLC is an operator of radio stations in the state of Nebraska. Some radio stations that are owned by Walnut Radio are KBLR (97.3 FM), KHUB (1340 AM), and KFMT (105.5 FM). "
seller: Salem Media Group (SALM:$257.87)
Salem Media Group is a leading multimedia company specializing in Christian and conservative content. They operate over 100 radio stations, including Nebraska-based KCRO-AM (660) and KOTK-AM (1420). KCRO is a Christian radio station and KOTK is a conservative talk show station.
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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
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0.4x
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2.3x
closed 6/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Red Apple Group, acquired 77 WABC Radio

synopsis: Red Apple Group, billionaire John Catsimatidis' conglomerate company that owns and operates assets in the energy, real estate, finance, insurance, and supermarket industries, has acquired 77 WABC Radio, a radio station company that broadcasts shows like “Bernie and Sid in the Morning” to New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
buyer: Red Apple Group
Red Apple Group is a conglomerate that owns and operates assets in the energy, real estate, finance, insurance, and supermarket industries. It was founded by billionaire supermarket mogul John Catsimatidis. "
target parent: Cumulus Media Inc.
target: 77 WABC Radio
WABC first went on the air in 1921 and broadcasts shows like “Bernie and Sid in the Morning” to New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. It’s the No. 1 streamed radio station in the country.
price ($mm)
$13
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closed 4/5/2019 via BNC Analysis

Glacier Media, Inc., acquired Castanet.net

synopsis: Glacier Media has acquired Castanet Media, a leading source of local media and related information in the Okanagan region of British Columbia. Glacier Media also acquired Castanet-owned Avenue Radio, which operates a radio station in Kelowna, Canada.
buyer: Glacier Media, Inc. (:$141.37)
Glacier provides news, data and analysis in a range of business sectors, including Agriculture, Energy, Mining, Real Estate and Environmental Risk. It owns roughly 160 community newspapers, magazines and websites including The Times Colonist in Victoria, and Prince George Citizen. "
target: Castanet.net
Castanet Media is a leading source of local media and related information in the Okanagan region of British Columbia. Every week over 450,000 people visit Castanet for news, classifieds, weather and entertainment. Castanet also owns Avenue Radio, which operates a radio station in Kelowna, Canada.
price ($mm)
$18
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closed 3/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd., acquired Original 106

synopsis: DC Thomson Media has acquired Original 106, an independent radio station broadcasting to Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. They deliver quality music over the last five decades and news updates to the people of Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire in Scotland.
buyer: D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd.
DC Thomson is a private company and one of the leading media organisations in the UK. It is headquartered in Dundee, Scotland. The company publishes newspapers, magazines and books and has diversified into new media, digital technology, retail, radio and television through investment interests. "
target: Original 106
Original 106 is an independent radio station broadcasting to Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. They deliver quality music over the last five decades and news updates to the people of Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire in Scotland.
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closed 3/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd., acquired Kingdom FM

synopsis: DC Thomson Media, a private company and one of the leading media organisations in the UK, has acquired Kingdom FM, an independent local radio station serving Fife. It is locally owned and operated and broadcasts from studios at Elizabeth House in Kirkcaldy, Scotland.
buyer: D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd.
DC Thomson is a private company and one of the leading media organisations in the UK. It is headquartered in Dundee, Scotland. The company publishes newspapers, magazines and books and has diversified into new media, digital technology, retail, radio and television through investment interests. "
target: Kingdom FM
Kingdom FM is an independent local radio station serving Fife. It is locally owned and operated and broadcasts from studios at Elizabeth House in Kirkcaldy, Scotland.
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announced 2/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Bauer Media Group, will acquire Celador Radio

synopsis: Bauer Media Group, a global media company, will acquire Celador Radio from Celador Entertainment, a leading independent entertainment company. Celador Radio owns and operates 25 local and regional radio stations across the South of England. Their stations include The Breeze, Sam FM, Dream 100 FM, Town 102, The Beach, North Norfolk Radio, and more.
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 parent: Celador Entertainment Group
target: Celador Radio
Celador Radio owns and operates 25 local and regional radio stations across the South of England. Their stations include The Breeze, Sam FM, Dream 100 FM, Town 102, The Beach, North Norfolk Radio, and more. The company broadcasts across East Anglia, Thames Valley, Solent and the South West.
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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 2/13/2019 via BusinessWire

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

synopsis: Entercom Communications Corp., a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the United States, announced a definitive agreement to acquire NASH FM 94.7 in New York City, and the stations WMAS and WHLL in Springfield, MA from Cumulus Media Inc.
buyer: Entercom Communications Corporation (ETM:$1,479.55)
Entercom Communications Corp. is a leading American media and entertainment company reaching and engaging over 170 million people each month through its premier collection of highly rated, award winning radio stations, digital platforms and live events. "
seller: Cumulus Media Inc. (OTCPK:CMLS.Q:$1,144.18)
The acquisition includes NASH FM 94.7 in New York City, and the stations WMAS and WHLL in Springfield, MA from Cumulus Media Inc. Cumulus Media is a leader in the radio broadcasting industry.
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closed 1/8/2019 via BNC Analysis

Seven Mountains Media, purchased Twin Tiers Radio Stations from Community Broadcasters, LLC

synopsis: Community Broadcasters, a radio broadcasting company, has sold a group of radio stations in the Twin Tiers region of Western New York and extreme North-Central Pennsylvania to Seven Mountains Media. The stations include WNKI-FM, WNGZ-FM, WPGI-FM, WWLZ-AM, WRCE-AM, WPIG-FM and WHDL-AM.
buyer: Seven Mountains Media
Seven Mountains Media is a local radio serving Central Pennsylvania through multi-media outlets including broadcast radio, websites and streaming. "
seller: Community Broadcasters, LLC
The acquisition includes a group of radio stations in the Twin Tiers region of Western New York and extreme North-Central Pennsylvania from Community Broadcasters, LLC, a radio broadcasting company. The stations include WNKI-FM, WNGZ-FM, WPGI-FM, WWLZ-AM, WRCE-AM, WPIG-FM and WHDL-AM.
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$3.90
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closed 7/11/2018 via Company Press Release

The Irish Times, acquired Landmark Media Investments Ltd

synopsis: The Irish Times has completed the acquisition of all of the publishing and media interests of the Cork-based Landmark Media group, which owns the Irish Examiner newspaper and other titles. Landmark Media also owns radio stations WLRFM and Beat.
buyer: The Irish Times
The Irish Times provides the latest news including sport, analysis, business, weather and more from the definitive brand of quality news in Ireland. "
target: Landmark Media Investments Ltd
Landmark Media is a holding company established and owned by Tom Crosbie, supported by his father Ted Crosbie. Landmark Media's portfolio includes Irish newspapers The Irish Examiner, Evening Echo, Waterford News and Star and more. Landmark Media also owns radio stations WLRFM and Beat.
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announced 6/25/2018 via PR Newswire

Griffin Communications, Inc., will purchase five radio stations from The E.W. Scripps Company

synopsis: The E.W. Scripps Company has reached an agreement to sell its group of five radio stations in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Griffin Communications. Oklahoma-based Griffin is purchasing KFAQ (1170 AM), KHTT (106.9 FM), KVOO (98.5 FM), KXBL (99.5 FM) and KBEZ (92.9 FM).
buyer: Griffin Communications, Inc.
Griffin Communications is a multi-media company that reaches majority of Oklahoma households with our television stations, statewide radio network, internet sites, digital outdoor network and mobile information distribution channels. They seek strategic investments to strengthen their holdings. "
seller: The E.W. Scripps Company (SSP:$1,208.43)
KFAQ, KHTT, KVOO, KXBL, and KBEZ are Tulsa, Oklahoma based radio stations. These radio channels play classic hits, country music, pop music, and local and national news. These stations were owned by The E.W. Scripps Company.
price ($mm)
$13
rev ($mm)
$945
EBITDA ($mm)
$175
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0.0x
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0.1x
closed 6/22/2018 via Company Press Release

Fresh Media Bulgaria, purchased Bulgarian Radio Stations from Communicorp Media

synopsis: Fresh Media Bulgaria, the largest radio group in Bulgaria, has acquired Communicorp Media's Bulgarian Radio Stations. Communicorp Media had seven radio stations in Bulgaria: BG Radio, Radio 1, Radio 1 Rock, Radio Nova, Radio Energy, Radio Veronica, and Radio City.
buyer: Fresh Media Bulgaria
Fresh Media Bulgaria is the largest radio group in Bulgaria, operating some of the best known radio brands throughout the country. Some radio channels include: BG Radio, Radio 1, and NRJ. They have radio channels on music, entertainment, and news. "
seller: Communicorp Media
Based in Ireland, Communicorp Media is a premier media company and home to some of Europe's leading commercial media brands. Communicorp owns and operates a portfolio of media channels with a strong focus on commercial radio and emerging digital media.
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closed 11/26/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Cogeco, Inc., purchased 10 Regional Radio Stations from RNC Média Inc.

synopsis: Cogeco Inc. has completed the acquisition of 10 regional radio stations owned by RNC Média. The 10 radio stations are located in Quebec and Ontario, Canada. RNC Media is a Canadian broadcasting group based in Quebec, with offices in Gatineau and Rouyn-Noranda.
buyer: Cogeco, Inc. (TSX:CGO:$1,968.16)
Cogeco Inc. is a diversified holding corporation which operates in the communications and media sectors. Through its Cogeco Communications Inc. subsidiary, Cogeco provides its residential and business customers with Internet, video and telephony services through its two-way broadband fibre networks."
seller: RNC Média Inc.
The acquisition includes 10 regional radio stations owned by RNC Média. RNC Media is a Canadian broadcasting group based in Quebec, with offices in Gatineau and Rouyn-Noranda. The company operates television stations and several radio stations, mostly in Quebec.
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$15
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closed 6/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

LHTC Broadband, purchased Five Radio Stations from Spectrum Radio Group LLC

synopsis: Laurel Highland Total Communications Inc. (LHTC), a company that provides local phone, long distance, Internet, and cable television services, and its local subsidiary LHTC Media of West Virginia, have purchased assets of Spectrum Radio in Fairmont. The assets purchased by LHTC include 94.3 WRLF, 100.9 WZST, 920 AM and 95.7 WFMN and 1490 AM WTCS.
buyer: LHTC Broadband
LHTC Broadband provides local phone, long distance, Internet, and cable television services to customers across 200 square miles in rural Pennsylvania. LHTC employs over 50 people and is headquartered in Stahlstown with a business office in Indian Head. "
seller: Spectrum Radio Group LLC
The acquisition includes five radio stations from Spectrum Radio Group. The stations include 94.3 WRLF, 100.9 WZST, 920 AM and 95.7 WFMN and 1490 AM WTCS.
price ($mm)[EV]
$0.65 [$0.86]
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closed 9/6/2017 via PR Newswire

Saga Communications, Inc., purchased SC Radio Stations from Apex Broadcasting, Inc.

synopsis: Saga Communications, Inc. announced it has purchased the assets of WCKN(FM), WMXZ(FM), WXST(FM), WAVF(FM), WSPO(AM), W261DG and W257BQ, serving the Charleston, SC radio market, and WVSC(FM), WLHH(FM), WALI(FM), W256CB and W293BZ, serving the Hilton Head and Beaufort, SC radio markets, from Apex Broadcasting.
buyer: Saga Communications, Inc. (SGA:$140.68)
Saga Communications is a broadcasting company devoted to acquiring, developing and operating broadcast properties. Saga owns or operates broadcast properties in 26 markets, including 68 FM and 32 AM radio stations, 4 television stations and 5 low-power television stations. "
seller: Apex Broadcasting, Inc.
The Apex SC radio stations include 4 FM and 1 AM stations serving the Charleston, SC radio market and 3 FM stations serving the Hilton Head and Beaufort, SC Radio Markets. Apex Broadcasting is a radio broadcasting company with stations in Charleston, SC, Hilton Head, SC, and Fort Walton Beach, FL.
price ($mm)
$23
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announced 4/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

The Montana Radio Company, LLC, will purchase Five Helena Radio Stations from Cherry Creek Media

synopsis: The Montana Radio Company will acquire five Helena, MT radio stations from Cherry Creek Media. The five stations include classic rock “Z-101” KZMT, country “99.5 The Bull” KBLL-FM, hot AC “B-104” KBMI-FM, adult hits “98.5 Dave FM” KHGC, and “News Radio 950” KCAP. Cherry Creek Media is a small market radio, events and digital marketing company.
buyer: The Montana Radio Company, LLC
Founded in 2009, the Montana Radio Company is a radio broadcasting company that owns radio stations in Helena and Great Falls, Montana. "
seller: Cherry Creek Media
The five Helena radio stations include classic rock “Z-101” KZMT, country “99.5 The Bull” KBLL-FM, hot AC “B-104” KBMI-FM, adult hits “98.5 Dave FM” KHGC, and “News Radio 950” KCAP. Cherry Creek Media is a small market radio, events and digital marketing company that owns 53 radio stations.
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announced 4/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

Cherry Creek Media, will purchase Four Montana Radio Stations from The Montana Radio Company, LLC

synopsis: Cherry Creek Media will acquire four Montana radio stations from the Montana Radio Company, a Helena, MT-based radio broadcasting company. The stations include the currently silent KMTZ (107.7) in the Butte, MT area, as well as three Great Falls, MT-licensed FM translators, including K298BL at 107.5 FM, K280GG at 103.9 FM, and K260AU at 99.9 FM.
buyer: Cherry Creek Media
Cherry Creek Media is the country's premier small market radio, events and digital marketing company. Their 53 radio stations serve their local markets in the Rocky Mountain Region, Upper Midwest, Northwest and Southwest. "
seller: The Montana Radio Company, LLC
The four Montana stations include the currently silent KMTZ (107.7) in the Butte, MT area, as well as three Great Falls, MT-licensed FM translators, including K298BL at 107.5 FM, K280GG at 103.9 FM, and K260AU at 99.9 FM. The Montana Radio Company is a Helena, MT-based radio broadcasting company.
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closed 6/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

Community Broadcasters, LLC, purchased Four Radio Stations from Apex Broadcasting, Inc.

synopsis: Community Broadcasters LLC has announced it has acquired Apex Broadcasting’s four Destin/Fort Walton Beach radio stations. The four stations are CHR “Q92” 92.1 WECQ Destin, Country “Highway 98” 98.1 WHWY Holt, Variety Hits “102.1 The Wave” WWAV Santa Rosa and Active Rock “103.1 The Blaze” WZLB Valparaiso.
buyer: Community Broadcasters, LLC
Community Broadcasters, LLC is a radio broadcasting company. They were established in 2006 with the vision of becoming “a voice for the community” in smaller to mid-size markets in the upstate New York region. They have committed themselves to local programming in all of the markets they serve. "
seller: Apex Broadcasting, Inc.
Apex Broadcasting’s four Fort Walton Beach radio stations are CHR “Q92” 92.1 WECQ Destin, Country “Highway 98” 98.1 WHWY Holt, Variety Hits “102.1 The Wave” WWAV Santa Rosa and Active Rock “103.1 The Blaze” WZLB Valparaiso. Apex Broadcasting also has radio stations in Charleston and Hilton Head, SC.
price ($mm)
$5.90
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closed 12/2/2015 via Company Press Release

Raycom Media, Inc., acquired Drewry Communications Group

synopsis: Raycom Media purchased Drewry Communications, increasing Raycom's presence in Texas and Oklahoma. Drewry Communications owns the television stations KXXV in Waco, KFDA in Amarillo, KSWO in Lawton, OK and KWES in Midland-Odessa. The deal also includes Telemundo affiliates in each market and the Spanish-language radio stations KTXC-FM and KEYU-FM.
buyer: Raycom Media, Inc.
Raycom Media is one of the nation's largest privately owned broadcasters and owns and/or provides services for 63 television stations in 42 markets and 20 states. Raycom Media owns or provides services for stations covering over 14% of U.S. television households. "
target: Drewry Communications Group
Drewry Communications Group owns and operates television and radio broadcasting stations in Texas and Oklahoma. Their television stations include KXXV in Waco, KFDA in Amarillo, KSWO in Lawton, OK, and KWES in Midland-Odessa. They also own the Spanish-language radio stations KTXC-FM and KEYU-FM.
price ($mm)
$160
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announced 11/2/2015 via PR Newswire

Mid-West Family Broadcasting Group, will purchase South Bend Radio Stations from Schurz Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Gray Television, Inc. announced that it has reached agreements to sell the radio stations that are included in Gray's pending acquisition of the broadcast assets of Schurz Communications, Inc. Schurz will transfer its radio stations in South Bend, Indiana, to Mid-West Family Broadcast Group. The radio stations include WNSN, WSBT, WHFB, and WZOC.
buyer: Mid-West Family Broadcasting Group
Mid-West Family Broadcasting Group is a nearly 60-year old broadcast company whose current portfolio includes radio stations and digital platforms in seven markets in Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, and Missouri. They distinguish themselves for their commitment to local audiences and institutions. "
seller: Schurz Communications, Inc.
Schurz is a diversified communications company that owns television stations, radio stations, daily and weekly newspapers, cable companies and a telephone directory in medium and small sized markets throughout the U.S. Their radio stations in South Bend, Indiana include WNSN, WSBT, WHFB, and WZOC.
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Ticker: SALM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Salem Media Group
Salem Media Group
Salem Media Group is America’s leading radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and family-themed content and conservative values.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$257.87
EBITDA ($mm)
$35.51
EBIT ($mm)
$20.88
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1363
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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: ASX:PRT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prime Media Group Limited
Prime Media Group Limited
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.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$131.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$21.94
EBIT ($mm)
$18.15
Net Income ($mm)
$5.05
Employees
0
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Ticker: UONE.K
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Radio One, Inc.
Radio One, Inc.
Radio One, Inc. is the largest radio broadcasting company that targets African-American and urban listeners. Radio One owns 55 broadcast stations located in 16 urban markets in the United States.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$444.62
EBITDA ($mm)
$131.59
EBIT ($mm)
$107.94
Net Income ($mm)
$125.77
Employees
1254
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