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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Quebecor Inc., acquired MP3 Disques

synopsis: Quebecor's Music Division is pleased to announce the acquisition of Mario Pelchat's MP3 Disques label, an album and concert producer and music publisher. MP3 Disques joins the Music Division's other two labels, Musicor and Ste-4 Musique.
buyer: Quebecor Inc. (TSX:QBR.B:$3,145.06)
Canada's leader in telecommunications, entertainment, news media and culture, Quebecor is one of the most successful integrated communications companies in the industry. Quebecor features some of Quebec's most beloved brands such as Vidéotron, TVA, Le Journal de Montréal and Le Journal de Québec, "
target: MP3 Disques
Montreal-based MP3 Disques is Mario Pelchat's label, as well as an album and concert producer and music publisher. MP3 Disques is a French label that has hit releases such as Noël avec Jireh Gospel Choir, and Le monde où je vais by Mario Pelchat.
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closed 5/5/2008 via PR Newswire

Universal Music Group, acquired Univision Music Group

synopsis: Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music company, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Univision Music Group following the recent clearance of the deal in the U.S. by the Federal Trade Commission. The acquisition results in UMG becoming the largest Latin music company in North America.
buyer parent: Vivendi Universal S.A.
buyer: Universal Music Group
Universal Music Group, Inc. engages in the development, marketing, sale, and distribution of recorded music. It also engages in the business of music publishing. Universal Music Group markets its recorded music through a network of subsidiaries, joint ventures, and licensees in various countries. "
target parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
target: Univision Music Group
The Univision Music Group is the No. 1 Latin music company in the U.S. with approximately 39% of Latin music sales in the United States and Puerto Rico. Founded in April 2001 the Univision Music Group now includes four record labels: Univision, Fonovisa , Disa and La Calle.
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closed 11/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Univision Communications Inc., acquired Disa Records

synopsis: Univision Communications Inc. the leading Spanish-language media company in the United States, announced the purchase of the remaining 50% of Mexico-based Disa Records and Edimonsa Publishing. Univision purchased 50% of Disa from the Chávez family of Monterrey, Mexico, in June 2001 with the provision to purchase the remaining 50% in five years.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: Univision Communications Inc.
Univision Communications Inc. (“Univision”) is the leading Spanish-language media and entertainment company in the United States. "
target: Disa Records
Disa Records currently represents more than 50 artists, including Los Angeles Azules, Grupo Bryndis, Liberación, El Poder del Norte, Los Cardenales de Nuevo Leon, Los Askis, Los Llayras, Palomo, Rayito Colombiano, Miguel y Miguel, Los Reyes del Camino,etc.
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closed 4/1/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ad Litteram Inc., acquired Atma Classique

synopsis: Montreal-based Ad Litteram has acquired ATMA Classique, a Canadian record producer and distributor with a catalog that of over 500 titles. With the transaction, Ad Litteram acquires Disques ATMA Inc.'s shares and the ATMA Classic label, ensuring the company's sustainability with an emphasis on video and the expansion of the digital catalog.
buyer: Ad Litteram Inc.
Ad Litteram is a Canadian music house with a roster of services that includes music publishing, recordings, management, and video production. The company aims to provide its artists with the human, technological, commercial, and artistic means to carry out their projects. "
target: Atma Classique
ATMA Classique is a Canadian record producer and distributor with a catalog that of over 500 titles representing a wide spectrum of musical styles, from Baroque music to great symphonic works with countless detours in terms of traditional music, Neapolitan song, tango, and contemporary repertoire.
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closed 2/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Endurance Music Group, acquired Wide Open Music

synopsis: Newly formed publishing company Endurance Music Group has acquired Wide Open Music, a music publishing and management company. Wide Open Music was founded in 2013 and is based in Nashville, Tennessee.
buyer parent: Raven Capital Management LLC.
buyer: Endurance Music Group
Formed in 2019, Endurance Music Group is a full-service music publishing house and is home to songwriters Scooter Carusoe and Clint Lagerberg, emerging songwriter-artists Ryan Plappert, Jake Rose, and songwriter Ben Stoll, and multiple successful catalogs. "
target: Wide Open Music
Wide Open Music operates as a music publishing and management company. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Nashville, Tennessee.
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closed 2/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

Formax, LLC, acquired Firma Melodiya

synopsis: Firma Melodiya, a state-owned company for production, storage and distribution of sound recordings in Russia, has been acquired by Formax LLC, a company that works as an intermediary between owners of rights to musical works and companies that use background music in their work.
buyer: Formax, LLC
Formax LLC, registered in 2015, works as an intermediary between owners of rights to musical works and companies that use background music in their work. The company belongs to two businessmen - Mikhail Sukontsev and Dmitry Smirnov. "
target parent: The Federal Agency for State Property Management
target: Firma Melodiya
Firma Melodiya was founded in 1964 as a state-owned company for production, storage and distribution of sound recordings. Melodiya is the national heritage of Russia, and includes the most valuable archive which includes more than 230,000 sound recordings in a variety of genres.
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$5.13
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closed 1/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Sony/ATV Music Publishing, acquired THiS Music

synopsis: Sony/ATV, the leading music publisher with a catalogue of more than 3 million copyrights, has acquired THiS Music, a company that provides music publishing services based in Nashville, Tennessee.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: Sony/ATV Music Publishing
Sony/ATV Music Publishing is the leading music publisher with a catalogue of more than 3 million copyrights, ranging from songs by iconic names including The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Michael Jackson, Carole King, Queen and The Rolling Stones to contemporary superstars such as Lady Gaga. "
target: THiS Music
THiS Music, LLC provides music publishing services. THiS Music, LLC is based in Nashville, Tennessee.
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closed 1/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

Concord Music, acquired Pulse Recordings Inc.

synopsis: Concord Music Publishing has acquired Fujipacific Music’s stake in Los Angeles-based Pulse Music Group – widely regarded as one of the hottest pop music publishers in the world today. PULSE is a music publishing, management and music services company that is home to a talent roster credited with more than 100 million units of recorded music sales.
buyer parent: MassMutual
buyer: Concord Music
Concord Music is an independent, worldwide leader in the development, acquisition, and management of recorded music and music publishing rights, including theatrical performance rights. Concord Music has a diverse and vibrant roster of active recording artists, composers, and songwriters. "
target: Pulse Recordings Inc.
Created by musicians for musicians, PULSE is a music publishing, management and music services company that is home to a talent roster credited with more than 100 million units of recorded music sales.
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closed 6/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Concord Music, acquired Sikorski

synopsis: Concord, an independent, worldwide leader in the development, acquisition, and management of recorded music and music publishing rights, has acquired historic classical music publisher The Sikorski Music Publishing Group, home to a wide range of major works by legendary composers such as Dmitri Shostakovich, Dmitri Kabalevsky and Alfred Schnittke.
buyer parent: MassMutual
buyer: Concord Music
Concord Music is an independent, worldwide leader in the development, acquisition, and management of recorded music and music publishing rights, including theatrical performance rights. Concord Music has a diverse and vibrant roster of active recording artists, composers, and songwriters. "
target: Sikorski
Internationale Musikverlage Hans Sikorski is an international sheet music publishing company with headquarters in Hamburg, Germany. The music publishing firm of Hans Sikorski was founded in 1935 and now comprises more than 30 publishers in several European countries and in the USA.
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closed 6/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

Mojo Music & Media Group Limited, acquired Chelsea Music Publishing

synopsis: Mojo Music & Media, a next generation music rights company, has acquired a majority stake in Chelsea Music Publishing, a London-based indie music publisher. Chelsea Music’s repertoire features more than 80 charted UK and international hits. Their portfolio includes standards recorded by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Peggy Lee, The Hollies, and more.
buyer: Mojo Music & Media Group Limited
Mojo Music & Media is a next generation music rights company, offering both best-of-breed music publishing and custom full-service brand and legacy marketing for a select group of the most iconic songwriters and musicians in the world and their contemporary counterparts. "
target: Chelsea Music Publishing
Chelsea Music Publishing is a London-based indie music publisher. Chelsea Music’s repertoire features more than 80 charted UK and international hits. Their portfolio includes standards recorded by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Peggy Lee, Wayne Fontana, The Hollies, Dean Martin, and more.
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closed 5/30/2019 via Company Press Release

Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., acquired Gene Autry Music Group

synopsis: Warner Chappell Music announced the acquisition of the four publishing companies comprising the Gene Autry Music Group. Together, these catalogues contain more than 1,500 songs. In addition, Warner Chappell Music will be administering many of the Autry estate’s master recordings to facilitate one-stop synchronization licensing.
buyer parent: Access Industries
buyer: Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
Warner Chappell Music, the global music publishing company of Warner Music Group, is home to a wide array of legendary songwriters and a rich catalog of contemporary hits and influential standards. Warner Chappell Music provides the most innovative opportunities for songwriters & copyright holders. "
target: Gene Autry Music Group
Gene Autry Music Group is comprised of four publishing companies. Together, these catalogues contain more than 1,500 songs. Included are timeless classics such as Autry’s signature song, “Back In The Saddle Again,” and the holiday favorite, “Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane).”
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closed 2/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Ithaca Holdings LLC, acquired Atlas Music Publishing LLC

synopsis: Ithaca Holdings, a media holding company led by SB Projects founder Scooter Braun who counts Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Zac Brown Band, Dan & Shay and Tori Kellyas clients, has acquired Richard Stumpf’s Atlas Music Publishing, a service-oriented, digital market minded alternative to big box, high volume music publishing.
buyer: Ithaca Holdings LLC
Ithaca Holdings is a media holding company led by SB Projects founder Scooter Braun. SB Projects is a diversified entertainment and media company at the intersection of music, film, television, technology, brands, culture and social good. "
target: Atlas Music Publishing LLC
Founded by Richard Stumpf (CEO/Partner) in 2013, Atlas Music Publishing is a service-oriented, digital market minded alternative to big box, high volume music publishing. The company currently represents songs performed by top stars including Drake, Demi Lovato, Madonna, Ed Sheeran and more.
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closed 1/25/2019 via PR Newswire

Lyric Capital Group, acquired Spirit Music Group

synopsis: Lyric Capital Group, a private equity investment company, has acquired Spirit Music Group, one of the world's leading independent music publishers. The company's repertoire reflects some of the most beloved songs and songwriters of all time.
buyer: Lyric Capital Group
Lyric Capital Group was created by Jon Singer as a private equity investment company. "
target: Spirit Music Group
Spirit Music Group is one of the world's leading independent music publishers, owning and/or managing more than 75,000 songs spanning seven decades and every leading musical genre. The company's repertoire reflects some of the most beloved songs and songwriters of all time.
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closed 8/1/2018 via Company Press Release

BMG Production Music, acquired Tele Music

synopsis: BMG Production Music, a music production company that specializes in providing music and sound effects for media companies, has acquired the historic French production music label Tele Music. Tele Music is known as one of the original "library music" icons and compose custom music for different TV shows, audiovisual, and media productions.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
buyer: BMG Production Music
BMG Production Music specializes in providing music and sound effects for radio and television, for advertising agencies and audiovisual companies. BMG Production Music has custom scoring studios in LA and London and global creative teams for music searching and project supervision. "
target: Tele Music
Based in France, Tele Music is a historic music production company and publisher. They are known as one of the original "library music" icons in France. They compose custom music for different TV shows, audiovisual, and media productions.
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announced 5/22/2018 via Company Press Release

Sony Corporation of America, will acquire EMI Music Publishing

synopsis: Sony Corporation of America, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony, has agreed to acquire EMI Music Publishing from Mubadala Investment Company. EMI Music Publishing is one of the world's leading music publishers. EMI owns over two million songs that include classics by Queen, Carole King and the Motown catalog along with contemporary songs.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: Sony Corporation of America
Sony Corporation of America is the U.S. headquarters of Sony, under which all Sony companies operate in the United States. Sony's principal U.S. businesses include Sony Electronics, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Sony Music Entertainment, and Sony/ATV Music Publishing. "
target parent: Mubadala Investment Company
target: EMI Music Publishing
EMI Music Publishing is one of the world's leading music publishers. EMI owns over two million songs that include classics by Queen, Carole King and the Motown catalog along with contemporary songs from Alicia Keys, Drake, Sam Smith, Pink, Pharrell Williams, Calvin Harris, Fetty Wap, Hozier and Sia.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,300 [$3,659]*
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$663
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$249
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20.9x
closed 1/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

Concord Music Group, acquired Razor & Tie

synopsis: Concord Music has fully acquired the Razor & Tie record label. The deal includes Razor & Tie's label, publishing division, popular Kidz Bop brand and Washington Square Records alternative imprint. Razor & Tie was founded in 1990 and has become one of the largest privately owned independent music labels and publishing companies in North America.
buyer parent: MassMutual
buyer: Concord Music Group
Concord Music is an independent, worldwide leader in the development, acquisition, and management of recorded music and music publishing rights, including theatrical performance rights. "
target: Razor & Tie
With over 40 million units sold, over 20 years in business and multiple Grammy Awards, Razor & Tie is one of the largest privately owned independent music labels and publishing companies in North America.
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closed 6/21/2017 via Company Press Release

Sony/ATV Music Publishing, purchased Catalogue of Music Copyrights from EuropaCorp

synopsis: EuropaCorp Group has sold its catalogue of music copyrights to Sony/ATV Group, the world's number one music publishing company.This sale concerns approximately 1.500 titles linked to more than 100 films including the music of movies like the Taken trilogy or Lucy starring Scarlett Johansson.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: Sony/ATV Music Publishing
Sony/ATV Music Publishing is the leading music publisher with a catalogue of more than 3 million copyrights, ranging from songs by iconic names including The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Michael Jackson, Carole King, Queen and The Rolling Stones to contemporary superstars such as Lady Gaga. "
seller: EuropaCorp (ENXTPA:ECP:$169.26)
EuropaCorp Group's Catalog of Music Copyrights includes approximately 1.500 titles linked to more than 100 films including the music of movies like the Taken trilogy or Lucy, but also scores from bands like Archive or Massive Attack, and composers like Eric Serra and Alexandre Desplat.
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$16
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closed 4/26/2017 via GlobeNewswire

JH Media Group, LLC merged with Everlert, Inc.,

synopsis: JH Media Group, LLC has merged with Everlert, Inc., a provider of strategic management and structured financing services with a focus on Entertainment and Real Estate. JH Media Group arranges, composes and publishes music and videos. They also own and control intellectual property rights, these include unpublished Elvis Presley and Tupac tracks.
buyer: Everlert, Inc. (EVLI:$0.04)
Everlert, Inc. is a provider of strategic management and structured financing services headquartered in Downtown Los Angeles and focused on the two most prominent business sectors in Southern California: Entertainment and Real Estate. "
target: JH Media Group, LLC
JH Media Group, LLC arranges, composes and publishes music and music videos. They also own and control intellectual property rights that have generated substantial revenue for several decades, these include include unpublished Elvis Presley and Tupac tracks.
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closed 1/30/2017 via Company Press Release

BMG Rights Management GmbH, acquired BBR Music Group

synopsis: The new BMG has announced that it has acquired Nashville-based independent powerhouse BBR Music Group, including its associated labels Broken Bow Records, Stoney Creek Records, Wheelhouse Records, Red Bow Records and its music publishing company Magic Mustang Music.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
buyer: BMG Rights Management GmbH
BMG offers a new digital-age service alternative to songwriters, artists and rights owners in the music industry. It is a rights management company equally representing music publishing and recording rights. "
target: BBR Music Group
BBR Music Group is a Nashville-based independent music label and publisher powerhouse, which includes its associated labels Broken Bow Records, Stoney Creek Records, Wheelhouse Records, Red Bow Records and its music publishing company Magic Mustang Music.
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closed 9/30/2016 via PR Newswire

Sony Corporation of America, acquired Sony/ATV Music Publishing

synopsis: Sony Corporation ("Sony") and the Estate of Michael Jackson ("the Estate"), announced that following the satisfaction of applicable closing conditions, Sony Corporation of America ("SCA"), Sony's wholly owned subsidiary, has closed on the purchase of the remaining 50% interest in Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC ("Sony/ATV") from the Estate.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: Sony Corporation of America
Sony Corporation of America does business through its subsidiaries. They include Sony Electronics, Sony Mobile Communications (USA), Sony Computer Entertainment America, Sony Network Entertainment International, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Sony Music Entertainment and Sony/ATV Music Publishing. "
target: Sony/ATV Music Publishing
Sony/ATV Music Publishing established in 1995 as a joint venture between Sony and Michael Jackson, is the world’s leading music publisher. The company owns or administers more than 2 million copyrights, including some of the best known songs ever written.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Quebecor Inc., acquired MP3 Disques

synopsis: Quebecor's Music Division is pleased to announce the acquisition of Mario Pelchat's MP3 Disques label, an album and concert producer and music publisher. MP3 Disques joins the Music Division's other two labels, Musicor and Ste-4 Musique.
buyer: Quebecor Inc. (TSX:QBR.B:$3,145.06)
Canada's leader in telecommunications, entertainment, news media and culture, Quebecor is one of the most successful integrated communications companies in the industry. Quebecor features some of Quebec's most beloved brands such as Vidéotron, TVA, Le Journal de Montréal and Le Journal de Québec, "
target: MP3 Disques
Montreal-based MP3 Disques is Mario Pelchat's label, as well as an album and concert producer and music publisher. MP3 Disques is a French label that has hit releases such as Noël avec Jireh Gospel Choir, and Le monde où je vais by Mario Pelchat.
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announced 2/22/2019 via Company Press Release

TVA Group Inc., will acquire Incendo Group

synopsis: TVA Group is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement to acquire the companies forming the Incendo group, a Montreal-based producer and distributor of television programs for international markets. TVA Group is a Canadian communications company that operates in the broadcast, film, audiovisual production, and magazine industries.
buyer parent: Quebecor Inc.
buyer: TVA Group Inc. (TSX:TVA.B:$422.19)
TVA Group is a Canadian communications company that operates in the broadcast, film, audiovisual production, and magazine industries. TVA is active in the creation, production and distribution of entertainment. "
target: Incendo Group
Incendo is a Canadian company that specializes in the production and international distribution of high quality television programming for the worldwide marketplace.
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announced 12/19/2018 via Company Press Release

Vantage Data Centers, will acquire 4Degrees Colocation

synopsis: Vantage Data Centers, a leading North American wholesale data center provider, will acquire 4Degrees Colocation from Videotron, a Canadian telecommunications company. 4Degrees Colocation is a Canadian provider of data center and colocation services. Their data centers provide businesses and institutions with sophisticated colocation infrastructure.
buyer: Vantage Data Centers
Vantage Data Centers is a leading North American wholesale data center provider. The company provides highly scalable, flexible and efficient data center solutions to hyperscale, cloud and enterprise customers. Vantage offers seven operational facilities that have a total capacity of 81MW. "
target parent: Quebecor Inc.
target: 4Degrees Colocation
4Degrees Colocation is a Canadian provider of data center and colocation services. Their data centers are designed to provide businesses and institutions with sophisticated colocation infrastructure. 4Degrees offers two secure locations in Canada that feature high-availability systems.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Quebecor Inc., acquired MP3 Disques

synopsis: Quebecor's Music Division is pleased to announce the acquisition of Mario Pelchat's MP3 Disques label, an album and concert producer and music publisher. MP3 Disques joins the Music Division's other two labels, Musicor and Ste-4 Musique.
buyer: Quebecor Inc. (TSX:QBR.B:$3,145.06)
Canada's leader in telecommunications, entertainment, news media and culture, Quebecor is one of the most successful integrated communications companies in the industry. Quebecor features some of Quebec's most beloved brands such as Vidéotron, TVA, Le Journal de Montréal and Le Journal de Québec, "
target: MP3 Disques
Montreal-based MP3 Disques is Mario Pelchat's label, as well as an album and concert producer and music publisher. MP3 Disques is a French label that has hit releases such as Noël avec Jireh Gospel Choir, and Le monde où je vais by Mario Pelchat.
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announced 5/2/2018 via Company Press Release

TVA Group Inc., will acquire Groupe Serdy

synopsis: TVA Group announced an agreement to acquire the Serdy Média inc. and the Serdy Vidéo inc. group of companies. Serdy is an independent company in the media sector in Quebec. Its brands include Évasion - a specialty channel devoted to travel and adventure, and Zeste - a specialty channel devoted to food.
buyer parent: Quebecor Inc.
buyer: TVA Group Inc. (TSX:TVA.B:$422.19)
TVA Group is engaged in the television, cinema and magazine publishing industries. TVA Group, operator of the over-the-air television network TVA and a stable of specialty channels, is the largest private French-language television broadcaster in North America. "
target: Groupe Serdy
Serdy is an independent company in the media sector in Quebec. Its brands include Évasion - a specialty channel devoted to travel and adventure, and Zeste - a specialty channel devoted to food. While engaged in TV, print, digital and event media, Serdy is much more than a media group.
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$19
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closed 4/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

Gestev Inc., acquired Wasabi atelier expérientiel

synopsis: Gestev, a Québec leader in event production and management, announced that it has acquired Montréal-based marketing agency Wasabi atelier expérientiel. Wasabi atelier expérientiel deploys custom made experiences to allow consumers to live a brand, to enhance a service, or to orchestrate the discovery of a product.
buyer parent: Quebecor Inc.
buyer: Gestev Inc.
Gestev designs and organizes shows and events. In addition to producing major events such as Red Bull Crashed Ice, the Vélirium, and the Jamboree, Gestev is a leading concert and tour promoter. It also offers experiential marketing, sponsorship activation and corporate event organization services. "
target: Wasabi atelier expérientiel
Wasabi atelier expérientiel deploys custom made experiences to allow consumers to live a brand, to enhance a service, or to orchestrate the discovery of a product. They combine science, technology, and design to create activities that will have a lasting impact on the consumer’s experiences.
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closed 11/19/2014 via Company Press Release

TVA Group Inc., purchased 15 Magazines from TC Transcontinental

synopsis: TVA Group, a subsidiary of Quebecor Media, announced that it has reached an agreement with TC Transcontinental to acquire 15 magazines. It will include Coup de pouce, Canadian Living, Véro Magazine, Décormag, Style at Home, Fleurs Plantes Jardins, Canadian Gardening, Québec Vert, The Hockey News, MaisonNeuves.com, Condo Maison Direct, and more.
buyer parent: Quebecor Inc.
buyer: TVA Group Inc. (TSX:TVA.B:$422.19)
TVA Group is an integrated communications company engaged in the creation, production and distribution of audiovisual products, and in magazine publishing. They broadcast French-language entertainment, information and public affairs programming and publishes French-language magazines. "
seller: TC Transcontinental (TSX:TCL.A:$2,325.88)
The 15 Magazines of TC Transcontinental include Coup de pouce, Canadian Living, Véro Magazine, Décormag, Style at Home, Fleurs Plantes Jardins, Canadian Gardening, Québec Vert, The Hockey News, and more. TC Transcontinental creates marketing products and services.
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announced 11/13/2014 via BNC Analysis

TVA Group Inc., will acquire Vision Globale

synopsis: Quebecor’s TVA Group has an agreement to buy the assets of Quebec-based sound-stage company Vision Globale. Vision Globale has done film and TV work at its facilities for local and foreign producers. They provide soundstage and equipment leasing as well as post-production services.
buyer parent: Quebecor Inc.
buyer: TVA Group Inc. (TSX:TVA.B:$422.19)
Groupe TVA Inc. is a communications company with operations in three areas: television, publishing and distribution. TVA Group Inc. is an integrated communications company that creates, produces, broadcasts and distributes audiovisual products, and also publishes several magazines. "
target: Vision Globale
Vision Globale is the most important Canadian-owned company offering services related to the film and television industries. The offer covers the full range of requirements: in studios, camera and lighting rental; post-production; visual effects and 3D animation; production and more.
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closed 4/13/2015 via BusinessWire

Postmedia Network Canada Corp., purchased 175 English Language Newspapers from Sun Media Corporation

synopsis: Postmedia Network Canada Corp. announced the closing of its agreement to acquire Sun Media Corporation’s English language newspapers and specialty publications, as well as digital properties, from Quebecor Media Inc. The 175 English language newspapers, specialty publications and digital properties include the Sun chain of dailies.
buyer: Postmedia Network Canada Corp. (TSX:PNC.B:$588.46)
Postmedia Network Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Postmedia Network Canada Corp., is the largest publisher by circulation of paid English-language daily newspapers in Canada. They offer advertisers and marketers solutions to reach audiences through print, online, digital, and mobile platforms. "
seller parent: Quebecor Inc.
seller: Sun Media Corporation
The 175 English language newspapers, specialty publications and digital properties include the Sun chain of dailies, consisting of The Toronto Sun, The Ottawa Sun, The Winnipeg Sun, The Calgary Sun, as well as The London Free Press and the free 24 Hours dailies in Toronto and Vancouver.
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$282
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$457
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$82
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closed 9/2/2014 via Company Press Release

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired Nurun Inc.

synopsis: Quebecor announced that it has closed the sale of its Nurun subsidiary to the French multinational Publicis Groupe. Nurun is a firm specializing in interactive technology and communications services.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$10,107.60)
Publicis Groupe is one of the world's leading communications groups, present in 108 countries. They offer the full range of services and skills: digital, traditional advertising, public affairs, corporate communications and events, media buying and strategy, and healthcare communications. "
target parent: Quebecor Inc.
target: Nurun Inc.
Nurun Inc., a subsidiary of Quebecor Media Inc., is a firm specializing in interactive technology and communications services. Nurun helps its clients develop their digital strategy: from strategic planning and interface design to the implementation of technical platforms and interactive programs.
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$114
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$131
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closed 5/19/2014 via BNC Analysis

London Publishing Corporation, The Calais Advertiser Inc., acquired Machias Valley Publishing Company Inc.

synopsis: The Machias Valley News Observer, a weekly newspaper serving the Washington County seat, was purchased by Pierre Little, a Canadian businessman, along with a partner, Toronto-based London Publishing Corp, making The Calais Advertiser the owner and publisher of the Machias Valley News Observer.
buyer: London Publishing Corporation
buyer: The Calais Advertiser Inc.
The Calais Advertiser prints 4,300 papers each week and incorporates all the local news not only in Calais but the surrounding towns including their Canadian neighbors. "
target: Machias Valley Publishing Company Inc.
The Machias Valley News Observer has been serving Washington County citizens and businesses since 1852. The newspaper of today is an amalgamation of four newspapers, two of which, the Union and the Republican, pre-date the Civil War.
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announced 12/5/2013 via Market Wire

Transcontinental Media, will purchase Community Papers in Quebec from Sun Media Corporation

synopsis: Transcontinental Media and Sun Media Corporation, a subsidiary of Quebecor Media, announced that they have signed an agreement under which the 74 Sun Media community papers and associated web properties in Quebec will be acquired by TC Media. Sun Media Corporation is the second largest newspaper publishing company in Canada.
buyer parent: Transcontinental Inc.
buyer: Transcontinental Media
Transcontinental Media is the country’s leading publisher of consumer magazines and of French-language educational resources as well as being the largest publisher of community newspapers in Eastern Canada. "
seller parent: Quebecor Inc.
seller: Sun Media Corporation
Sun Media Corporation is the second largest newspaper publishing company in Canada, publishing eight paid and seven free urban daily newspapers, nine paid community daily newspapers, and nearly 190 weekly newspapers, weekly shopping guides and agricultural and other specialty publications.
price ($mm)
$75
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announced 5/31/2013 via Market Wire

Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc., will acquire Jobboom inc.

synopsis: Mediagrif Interactive Technologies, a leading provider in e-commerce solutions, and Quebecor Media have reached a definitive agreement whereby Mediagrif will acquire Jobboom on June 1st 2013. Jobboom is a Quebec leader in online recruitment and an expert in labour market intelligence.
buyer: Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. (TSX:MDF:$60.58)
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. delivers innovative e-commerce solutions to businesses. Its web platforms enable clients to find, purchase and sell products, exchange information, gain access to business opportunities and manage supply chain collaboration with greater speed and efficiency. "
target parent: Quebecor Inc.
target: Jobboom inc.
Jobboom is a Quebec leader in online recruitment and an expert in labour market intelligence. Its mission is to match the needs and aspirations of employers, jobseekers, students and freelancers, and to help its members achieve and exceed their objectives.
price ($mm)
$63
rev ($mm)
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closed 5/24/2013 via Yahoo, Inc.

Quebecor Inc., acquired Gestev Inc.

synopsis: Quebecor is pleased to announce the acquisition of Gestev, a dynamic sporting and cultural event management company that enjoys a high profile throughout the Québec City area. Since Gestev was founded, its events and festivals have helped catapult the Québec City region on to the international stage.
buyer: Quebecor Inc. (TSX:QBR.B:$3,145.06)
Quebecor is a communications company with operations in North America, Europe, Latin America and India. Its subsidiaries are engaged in commercial printing, cable services, newspapers, broadcasting, music, books, videos, business telecommunications, interactive marketing and Internet portals. "
target: Gestev Inc.
Gestev Inc. is an event management company specialized in management of sports and cultural events. Gestev develops and organizes distinctive events that stand out in Québec and internationally.
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closed 7/2/2010 via Market Wire

Quad/Graphics, acquired World Color Press, Inc.

synopsis: Quad/Graphics, Inc. ("Quad/Graphics") is pleased to announce that its acquisition of World Color Press Inc. ("Worldcolor") is complete. The closing follows overwhelming approval by shareholders of both companies as well as final court approval.
buyer: Quad/Graphics (QUAD:$3,923.40)
Quad/Graphics is a leading printer of catalogs, magazines and other commercial products. Quad/Graphics provides services ranging from front-end design and photography through digital imaging, printing, finishing, and data-driven marketing solutions such as data optimization and analytics. "
target parent: Quebecor Inc.
target: World Color Press, Inc.
Worldcolor has been providing retailers, catalogers, publishers, branded-goods companies and other businesses with comprehensive, high quality marketing solutions that begin with their print programs.
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announced 4/7/2008 via Yahoo, Inc.

Sun Media Corporation, will acquire Today Daily News Inc.

synopsis: Sun Media Corporation and the Chinese-language daily newspaper, Today Daily News, have signed an agreement whereby Sun Media Corporation can purchase 50% interest in the Today Daily News subject to certain terms and conditions of closing.
buyer parent: Quebecor Inc.
buyer: Sun Media Corporation
Sun Media Corporation is the second largest newspaper publishing company in Canada, publishing eight paid and seven free urban daily newspapers, nine paid community daily newspapers, and nearly 190 weekly newspapers, weekly shopping guides and agricultural and other specialty publications. "
target: Today Daily News Inc.
Today Daily News Inc. publishes Chinese language daily-newspaper in Canada. Today Daily News Inc. was founded in 2005 and is based in Scarborough, Canada.
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closed 8/3/2007 via

Quebecor Inc., acquired Osprey Media Income Fund

synopsis: Osprey Media Income Fund's Board of Trustees late Thursday encouraged shareholders to accept a $414-million takeover offer by Quebecor Media.
buyer: Quebecor Inc. (TSX:QBR.B:$3,145.06)
Quebecor is a communications company with operations in North America, Europe, Latin America and India. Its subsidiaries are engaged in commercial printing, cable services, newspapers, broadcasting, music, books, videos, business telecommunications, interactive marketing and Internet portals. "
target: Osprey Media Income Fund
Osprey Media Income Fund is one of Canada's leading publishers of daily and non-daily newspapers, magazines and specialty publications. Its publications include 20 daily newspapers and 34 non-daily newspapers together with shopping guides, magazines and other publications.
price ($mm)[EV]
$455 [$604]
rev ($mm)
$251
EBITDA ($mm)
$58
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
9.3x
closed 5/1/2006 via BNC Analysis

Sun Media Corporation, acquired Mirus Publishing

synopsis: Sun Media Corporation acquires Mirus Publishing, a publisher of community newspapers.
buyer parent: Quebecor Inc.
buyer: Sun Media Corporation
Sun Media Corporation is the second largest newspaper publishing company in Canada, publishing eight paid and seven free urban daily newspapers, nine paid community daily newspapers, and nearly 190 weekly newspapers, weekly shopping guides and agricultural and other specialty publications. "
target: Mirus Publishing
Mirus Publishing produces two community newspapers: Devon Dispatch News & La Nouvelle Beaumont News.
price ($mm)
$1.00
rev ($mm)
$829
EBITDA ($mm)
$197
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
0.0x
closed 12/14/2005 via BusinessWire

Quebecor Media, Inc., acquired Sogides Ltee.

synopsis: Quebecor Media Inc. is pleased to announce that it has closed its acquisition of Sogides ltee, the largest publishing and distribution group in Quebec. The company includes Editions de l'Homme, Le Jour, Utilis, Les Presses Libres and Groupe Ville-Marie Litterature, as well as a distribution subsidiary, Les Messageries A.D.P.
buyer parent: Quebecor Inc.
buyer: Quebecor Media, Inc.
Quebecor Media, a subsidiary of Quebecor Inc., is, through its subsidiary Videotron Ltee, is the largest cable operator in Quebec, a major Internet Service Provider and a provider of telephone services. It is also present in the business telecommunications sector. "
target: Sogides Ltee.
Sogides has a catalogue that includes 3,900 titles and launches many new titles and reprints every year. The company's specialities include do-it-yourself books, coffee table books, colour guides, cookbooks, popular psychology books, biographies, novels, poetry, essays, drama, agendas and calendars.
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closed 12/2/2005 via BusinessWire

The Matlet Group LLC, purchased five commercial printing and packaging facilities from Quebecor World Inc.

synopsis: Quebecor World Inc. and the MATLET Group LLC, a newly formed entity, announced that the MATLET Group has completed the acquisition of five of Quebecor World's US facilities in a management buy-out. These facilities specialize in commercial printing and packaging as well as fulfilment and pre-media services.
buyer: The Matlet Group LLC
The Group produces premium catalogs, magazines, inserts, blister card and folding carton packaging, casual dining menus, annual reports and other collateral materials. "
seller parent: Quebecor Inc.
seller: Quebecor World Inc.
Worldcolor has been providing retailers, catalogers, publishers, branded-goods companies and other businesses with comprehensive, high quality marketing solutions that begin with their print programs.
price ($mm)
$70
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 11/15/2005 via BusinessWire

Grafikom L.P., purchased six Canadian facilities from Quebecor World Inc.

synopsis: Quebecor World Inc. and Grafikom L.P., a newly formed entity, announced today that Grafikom has completed the acquisition of six of Quebecor World's Canadian facilities in a management buy-out. These facilities specialize in commercial and specialty printing. The purchase price for the transaction is C$53 million, subject to certain adjustments.
buyer: Grafikom L.P.
Grafikom operates one of the largest commercial sheetfed, digital and specialty printing networks in Canada. Its divisions include MIL, Graphica, Printpak, Calgary, Jasper and Carlsbad. They employ close to 600 people and operate facilities throughout Canada and Guadalajara, Mexico. "
seller parent: Quebecor Inc.
seller: Quebecor World Inc.
Worldcolor has been providing retailers, catalogers, publishers, branded-goods companies and other businesses with comprehensive, high quality marketing solutions that begin with their print programs.
price ($mm)
$44
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closed 3/11/2020 via Company Press Release

Thysse, acquired Sign Edge

synopsis: Thysse, a company specializing in visual communication, has acquired Sign Edge. A premier graphics and wrap company in Middleton, WI, Sign Edge, founded in 1994 has helped small businesses bolster their brand.
buyer: Thysse
Thysse is a third-generation, innovative company in Oregon, WI, specializing in visual communication. They offer services in direct mail, catalogs, fleet vehicles, apparel, signage, store fronts, printing and more. "
target: Sign Edge
Sign Edge is a Middleton-based specialty graphics firm. A premier graphics and wrap company in Middleton, WI, Sign Edge, founded in 1994 has helped small businesses bolster their brand.
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closed 2/7/2020 via BNC Analysis

Digital First Media, acquired Big Fish Works

synopsis: MediaNews Group has acquired the assets of Red Wing Publishing Company, including its print publications, websites, and commercial printing operations. Red Wing Publishing Company's digital marketing agency, Big Fish Works, offers full-service digital marketing solutions for businesses in its core news media markets throughout Minnesota.
buyer parent: Alden Global Capital
buyer: Digital First Media
MediaNews Group is one of the largest media groups in the U.S. The Group serves high-value audiences in their preferred environments and connects advertisers to them through its 800+ multi-platform products, which include web, mobile, tablet, and print. "
target: Big Fish Works
Red Wing Publishing Company is a family-owned company that has established 12 local newspapers, a digital marketing agency, Big Fish Works, and two commercial printing facilities. Big Fish Digital Works offers full-service digital marketing solutions for businesses in its core news media markets.
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closed 12/19/2019 via Company Press Release

Opus Trust, acquired Critiqom

synopsis: Opus Trust has acquired Critiqom, the print and mailing experts headquartered in Scotland, that specialize in mission critical customer communications for the public and private sectors. They specialize in data, print, post, and multichannel services; hybrid mail services and more.
buyer: Opus Trust
Opus Trust provides industry leading solutions for multichannel delivery of transactional and critical communications such as invoices, statements, payslips and letters. They create tailored solutions integrating high-speed digital printing, secure e-document solutions and managed postal services. "
target: Critiqom
Critiqom Limited provides critical communication services in the United Kingdom. It offers communication services, such as data, print, post, and multichannel services; hybrid mail services and more. The company is based in Bellshill, United Kingdom.
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closed 12/12/2019 via BusinessWire

FineLine Technologies, Inc., acquired Consolidated Printing, Inc.

synopsis: FineLine Technologies Inc., a provider of barcoded and RFID integrated labels, tags, and badges, has acquired Consolidated Printing Inc. (CPI), a leading provider of printed tickets for professional and collegiate sporting events and major entertainment and event venues throughout the United States.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: FineLine Technologies, Inc.
FineLine Technologies provides barcoded and RFID integrated labels, tags, and badges for supply chain, omnichannel fulfillment, POS, access control, and consumer engagement needs. FineLine produces billions of tickets annually through its global network of print hubs. "
target: Consolidated Printing, Inc.
Consolidated Printing, Inc., (CPI) is one of North America’s leading ticket manufacturers. A full-service commercial printer, CPI specializes in custom event ticket printing combined with state-of-the-art, industry-leading equipment and technology.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Polyconcept, acquired ETS Express, Inc.

synopsis: Polyconcept, the world’s largest supplier of promotional products, has acquired ETS Express (ETS), the largest supplier of promotional drinkware in North America. ETS offers a broad range of aluminum, stainless steel, plastic, ceramic and glass drinkware.
buyer parent: Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Polyconcept
Polyconcept is the world’s largest supplier of promotional products, operating on five continents and selling to over 100 countries around the globe. The company supplies a wide range of promotional, lifestyle and gift products to several hundred thousand companies. "
target: ETS Express, Inc.
ETS Express is the largest supplier of promotional drinkware in North America. ETS Express provides the very best in service, product selection, printing capabilities and competitive pricing for their customers. They offer a range of aluminum, stainless steel, plastic, ceramic and glass drinkware.
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closed 9/11/2019 via Company Press Release

Prodigi Group, acquired Kite Tech Ltd.

synopsis: Prodigi Group, an international print-on-demand (POD) business, has acquired Kite, the London-based technology, from Canon Europe. Both Prodigi and Kite are print API businesses specialising in the drop shipping of high-volume, POD products such as canvases, framed pictures, and t-shirts using a software connected network of integrated print labs.
buyer: Prodigi Group
Wales-based Prodigi is a technology and manufacturing business specialising in the creation and fulfillment of high-volume, customised products. Prodigi produces and supplies fine art prints, photobooks and other print on demand products, including canvases, framed pictures, stickers, and t-shirts. "
target parent: Canon Inc.
target: Kite Tech Ltd.
London-based Kite is the leading technology provider of global print-on-demand (POD) solutions for custom merchandise and photo print across mobile and web. Kite's technology embeds into any consumer-facing app or website, enabling companies to engage with customers via personalized POD experiences.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/22/2019 via BusinessWire

360insights, acquired Ohana Companies

synopsis: 360insights announced that it has acquired The Ohana Companies. Ohana is a promotional marketing company and a full line rebate service provider offering both mail-in and online rebate solutions. Ohana is changing the way consumers, retailers and manufacturers participate in rebates, loyalty programs and promotional marketing.
buyer: 360insights
360insights has developed a user friendly yet highly sophisticated SaaS-based software platform that allows large businesses to manage highly complex incentive programs in real time allowing them to maximize the effectiveness of their programs while minimizing admin efforts and costs to execute. "
target: Ohana Companies
Ohana is a promotional marketing company and a full line rebate service provider offering both mail-in and online rebate solutions. Ohana is changing the way consumers, retailers and manufacturers participate in rebates, loyalty programs and promotional marketing.
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announced 8/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Wackes AB, will acquire Logonet Promotion Oy

synopsis: The Swedish promotional products agency, Wackes, buys Logonet Promotion, one of Finland’s leading promotional products agencies with expertise in sales and loyalty driven promotions. Logonet Promotion will merge into Wackes’ business.
buyer: Wackes AB
Wackes AB works with total solutions within product media, products that communicate customers’ brands three-dimensionally. The goal is to create product ranges that become part of people’s lives, thereby strengthening brands. "
target: Logonet Promotion Oy
Logonet Promotion is one of Finland’s leading product media companies with great expertise in sales and loyalty-driven campaigns. At Logonet Promotion, they call into action their team of over 200 promotional merchandise specialists across three different continents.
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announced 7/24/2019 via PR Newswire

Graphic Packaging, will acquire Artistic Carton Company

synopsis: Graphic Packaging, a leading provider of packaging solutions to food, beverage, food service, and other consumer products companies, has agreed to acquire Artistic Carton Company, a diversified producer of folding cartons and coated recycled paperboard.
buyer: Graphic Packaging (GPK:$6,093.40)
Graphic Packaging is committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference. The Company is a leading provider of paper-based packaging solutions for a wide variety of products to food, beverage, food service, and other consumer products companies. "
target: Artistic Carton Company
Artistic Carton Company is a diversified producer of folding cartons and coated recycled paperboard. Their primary goal is to assist clients in building Brand Recognition and enhance the value of What’s Inside the Box – their client's product.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$63
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/17/2019 via BusinessWire

AlphaGraphics Austin and San Antonio, acquired Sign Satisfaction

synopsis: AlphaGraphics Austin/San Antonio has completed the acquisition of Sign Satisfaction, a company that has a distinctive competence in putting spectacular full color graphics and images on virtually any surface, including vehicles, windows, interior and exterior walls, floors, ceilings, sidewalks and streets.
buyer: AlphaGraphics Austin and San Antonio
The AlphaGraphics franchises independently owned and operated by Jane Harvey and her A Dog Solutions holding company are among the largest and most successful AlphaGraphics in the nation. "
target: Sign Satisfaction
Sign Satisfaction has distinctive competence in putting spectacular full color graphics and images on virtually any surface, including vehicles, windows, interior and exterior walls, floors, ceilings, sidewalks and streets.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ennis, Inc., acquired The Flesh Company

synopsis: Ennis, Inc., is to acquire all the outstanding stock of The Flesh Company and its wholly owned subsidiary, Impressions Direct, Inc. Flesh is a printing company with two locations in St. Louis, Mo. and Parsons, Kan. They specialize in printing business forms, barcode printing, promotional printing and more.
buyer: Ennis, Inc. (EBF:$415.40)
Ennis, Inc. has primarily engaged in the production and sale of business forms and other business products. The Company is one of the largest private-label printed business product suppliers in the United States. "
target: The Flesh Company
Flesh is a printing company with two locations in St. Louis, Mo. and Parsons, Kan. They specialize in printing business forms, barcode printing, promotional printing and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$31
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Trevco, acquired Graphics and More

synopsis: Trevco, a leading full-service partner for licensed brands, has acquired Graphics and More, a print-on-demand maker and online seller of hundreds of fun gifts, novelties and accessories. They print on thousands of products including automotive parts, clothing, jewelry, home and office supplies and much more.
buyer: Trevco
Trevco helps over 700+ licensed brands materialize their vision through the manufacturing of consumer products & the creation of digital e-commerce campaigns. "
target: Graphics and More
Graphics and More is a print-on-demand maker and online seller of hundreds of fun gifts, novelties and accessories. They print on thousands of products including automotive parts, clothing, jewelry, home and office supplies and much more. They are based in Rancho Cordova, California.
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closed 5/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Printo Document Services Pvt. Ltd, acquired Inkmonk

synopsis: Printo, India's largest print retailer, has acquired Inkmonk, India's first print marketplace. Inkmonk provides online custom printing services to make printing easy for every business. Their products include T-Shirts, mugs, flyers, coasters, promotional pens, labels, visiting cards, bottles, boxes, posters, and more.
buyer: Printo Document Services Pvt. Ltd
Printo is India's largest print retailer. Printo works with bluechips and MNCs to solve their print procurement problems. Printo offers customised printing services for visiting cards, brochures, business cards printing, personalized greeting cards, marketing collaterals, gift products and more. "
target: Inkmonk
Inkmonk is India's first print marketplace. Inkmonk provides online custom printing services to make printing easy for every business. Their products include T-Shirts, mugs, flyers, coasters, promotional pens, labels, visiting cards, bottles, boxes, posters, and more.
price ($mm)
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announced 5/16/2019 via PR Web

Cohber Press, Inc. will be merged with Canfield & Tack Inc,

synopsis: Cohber Press will merge with Canfield & Tack Printing, a provider of commercial printing, fulfillment, mailing and distribution services. Cohber is a strategic marketing and graphic communications firm that provides industry leading print solutions. Cohber specializes in producing marketing collateral, direct mail and data driven communications.
buyer: Canfield & Tack Inc
Canfield & Tack is a provider of commercial printing, fulfillment, mailing and distribution services. Canfield & Tack specializes in large volume color printing of marketing collateral, brochures, point-of-purchase displays and specializes in on-demand fulfillment of customized materials. "
target: Cohber Press, Inc.
Cohber is a strategic marketing and graphic communications firm that provides industry leading print solutions. Cohber specializes in producing high end marketing collateral, direct mail and data driven communications with a focus on one-to-one direct marketing execution.
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closed 4/17/2019 via GlobeNewswire

VERB Technology Company, Inc., acquired Sound Concepts

synopsis: VERB Technology Company, Inc., a leader in business-focused interactive video, and the pioneer of Augmented Sales Intelligence software, has completed its previously announced acquisition of Sound Concepts, the leading provider of sales and marketing tools and digital technology solutions in the direct sales and affiliate marketing sector.
buyer: VERB Technology Company, Inc. (VERB:$0.03)
VERB Technology Company, Inc. is rapidly emerging as the market leader in interactive video data collection and analysis applications. VERB provides customer relationship management (CRM), lead generation, and video marketing software applications under the brand name TAGG. "
target: Sound Concepts
Sound Concepts is the leading provider of sales and marketing tools and digital technology solutions in the direct sales and affiliate marketing sector. They work in partnership with many companies to develop tools designed for the company, its distributors and their recruits.
price ($mm)[EV]
$25 [$25]
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/11/2019 via Company Press Release

MSP, acquired David J. Thompson Mailing Corporation

synopsis: MSP, a direct mail production and marketing company, has purchased David J. Thompson Mailing Corporation’s assets, including a lettershop facility in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania. David J. Thompson Mailing Corporation offers production management, laser personalization, lettershop capabilities, and on-site warehouse and drop-ship services.
buyer: MSP
MSP is a full-service direct mail marketing company, offering a broad range of services to its clients. These services include printing, mailing, and web-based marketing portals. "
target: David J. Thompson Mailing Corporation
David J. Thompson Mailing Corporation was originally founded in 1949 by Gordon Thompson as the Star Letter Press. It offers production management, laser personalization, lettershop capabilities, on-site warehouse services, and on-site drop-ship services.
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closed 4/10/2019 via Company Press Release

Signs.com, acquired Ferrari Color

synopsis: Signs.com, a leader in the online signage industry, has acquired Ferrari Color, a provider of large-format digital-imaging solutions. Ferrari Color offers large format printing, trade show and in-store graphics as well as digital laser prints using the latest printing technology and a variety of materials.
buyer: Signs.com
Signs.com is a leader in the online signage industry. Signs.com specializes in providing custom signage solutions through an advanced e-commerce platform. Signs.com allows users to design, customize and order high quality banners, yard signs, decals, magnets and all other types of signage. "
target: Ferrari Color
Founded in 1978, Ferrari Color is a provider of large-format digital-imaging solutions. Ferrari Color offers large format printing, trade show and in-store graphics as well as digital laser prints using the latest printing technology and a variety of materials.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

Minuteman Press, acquired Forrest Press, Inc.

synopsis: Minuteman Press, the number one rated business marketing and printing franchise, has acquired Forrest Press, an independent printing business. Forrest Press offers quality full color or simple black and white print products and services. Their products and services include ad copy, banners, booklets, brochures, business cards, and more.
buyer: Minuteman Press
Minuteman Press is the number one rated business marketing and printing franchise. Minuteman Press operates full-service design, print and marketing centers around the world. Their products include apparel, banners, branded food labels, booklets, business cards, brochures, calendars, and more. "
target: Forrest Press, Inc.
Forrest Press is an independent printing business. Forrest Press offers quality full color or simple black and white print products and services. Their products and services include ad copy, banners, booklets, brochures, business cards, Christmas cards, envelops, door knob tags, labels, and more.
price ($mm)
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announced 3/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Drum-Line Inc., will acquire Elliott Calendar Company

synopsis: Drum-Line, a supplier of American-made paper promotional products, will acquire Elliott Calendar Company, one of the oldest manufacturers of promotional products. Elliott Calendar Company specializes in creating calendars that help build brand awareness. The company also offers note pads, scratch pads, and desk pads.
buyer: Drum-Line Inc.
Drum-Line is a supplier of American-made paper promotional products. Drum-Line offers journals, notebooks, calendars and planners. Drum-Line's mission is to provide custom paper promotional products made with quality materials and American craftsmanship to help companies tell a story. "
target: Elliott Calendar Company
Elliott Calendar Company is one of the oldest manufacturers of promotional products. Elliott Calendar Company specializes in creating calendars that help build brand awareness. The company also offers note pads, scratch pads, and desk pads.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/10/2019 via Company Press Release

Multi-Color Corporation merged with WS Packaging Group,

synopsis: Multi-Color Corporation announced that the anticipated acquisition by WS Packaging, an affiliate of Platinum Equity, is now complete. Multi-Color Corporation, established in 1916, is a leader in global label solutions supporting a number of the world's most prominent brands.
buyer parent: Platinum Equity, LLC
buyer: WS Packaging Group
WS Packaging Group is North America's leading label converter, providing innovative packaging, shopper promotion, and branding initiatives that increase shelf impact, brand consistency, shopper engagement, and packaging line productivity. "
target: Multi-Color Corporation
Multi-Color Corporation, established in 1916, is a leader in global label solutions supporting a number of the world's most prominent brands, including leading producers of home and personal care, wine and spirits, food and beverage, healthcare and specialty consumer products.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,029 [$2,521]
rev ($mm)
$1,738
EBITDA ($mm)
$304
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
8.3x

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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A041510
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
S.M. Entertainment Co., Ltd.
S.M. Entertainment is one of the largest entertainment companies in South Korea. The company operates as a record label, talent agency, music production company, event management and concert production company, and music publishing house.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$293.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$30.60
EBIT ($mm)
$10.51
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
247
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Ticker: TSE:7860
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Avex Group Holdings Inc.
Avex Group Holdings Inc. is the holding company for a group of entertainment-related subsidiaries based in Japan. Their subsidiary, Avex Entertainment Inc. operates as a music recording company which also provides theme music soundtracks to many anime and a few video games.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$1,411.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$162.83
EBIT ($mm)
$142.73
Net Income ($mm)
$74.49
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:7844
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Marvelous, Inc.
Marvelous, Inc.
Marvelous Inc, provides Online game planning, production and sales of home video game software in the planning, development, production and sales planning, development and operation of amusement housing planning, production, and sale of music and video content.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$213.68
EBITDA ($mm)
$44.71
EBIT ($mm)
$35.66
Net Income ($mm)
$17.60
Employees
451
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Ticker: UCSO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
United Consortium Ltd.
United Consortium Ltd.
United Consortium, Ltd. d/b/a On The Mark Entertainment owns, licenses and markets its proprietary collection of many of the greatest pop and jazz tracks of all time digitally through leading online music stores, as well as brick and mortar retailers.
year
2008
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EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: CMCSA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Comcast Corporation
Comcast Corporation
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$108,390.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$33,675.00
EBIT ($mm)
$20,702.00
Net Income ($mm)
$12,406.00
Employees
184000
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Ticker: LBTYA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Liberty Global plc
Liberty Global plc
Liberty Global plc is the world’s largest international cable company with operations in 14 countries. Liberty Global connects people to the digital world and enables them to discover and experience its endless possibilities.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$18,351.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$8,417.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,607.10
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
37000
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Ticker: TSE:7911
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.
With the foundation of its printing technologies, in addition to the three business fields of Information & Networks, Living Environment, and Electronics, Toppan contributes to solutions for social issues by undertaking business in the fields of Personal Service,
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$13,066.07
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,011.90
EBIT ($mm)
$470.30
Net Income ($mm)
$380.15
Employees
51210
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Ticker: JSE:MTN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MTN Group
MTN Group Limited entered the telecommunications scene at the dawn of South Africa’s democracy, in 1994. They offer an integrated suite of communications products and services, including traditional mobile voice and data, digital and mobile financial services as well as enterprise services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$9,278.65
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,431.93
EBIT ($mm)
$1,956.24
Net Income ($mm)
$236.62
Employees
17054
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Ticker: RRD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company
R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company
RR Donnelley is a global provider of integrated communications. The company works collaboratively with more than 60,000 customers worldwide to develop custom communications solutions that reduce costs, enhance ROI and ensure compliance.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$6,413.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$388.80
EBIT ($mm)
$246.10
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
39500
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Ticker: TSE:3738
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
T-Gaia Corporation
T-Gaia Corporation
Based in Japan, T-Gaia Corporation sells and distributes mobile phones and also provide terminals and communication lines, as well as tools for resolve issues that are useful for management and operation.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,885.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$164.75
EBIT ($mm)
$142.61
Net Income ($mm)
$128.34
Employees
3884
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Ticker: QUAD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quad/Graphics
Quad/Graphics
Quad/Graphics is a leading global printer and media channel integrator that helps marketers and publishers capitalize on print’s ability to complement and connect with other media channels. They provide a range of print solutions, media solutions and logistics services from multiple locations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,923.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$353.20
EBIT ($mm)
$130.10
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
20600
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Ticker: TSX:QBR.B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quebecor Inc.
Quebecor Inc.
Quebecor Inc., a Canadian leader in telecommunications, news media, entertainment and culture, is one of the best-performing integrated communications companies in the industry. Their subsidiaries are engaged in broadcasting, publishing, music retailing, game development, and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$3,145.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,194.34
EBIT ($mm)
$707.05
Net Income ($mm)
$253.34
Employees
10158
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Ticker: ENXTBR:AGFB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agfa Group
Agfa is a Belgian-German multinational corporation that develops, manufactures, and distributes analogue and digital imaging products and systems, as well as IT solutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3,012.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$212.08
EBIT ($mm)
$155.36
Net Income ($mm)
$45.62
Employees
9840
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Ticker: GHC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Graham Holdings Company
Graham Holdings Company
Graham Holdings Company is a diversified education and media company whose operations include educational services; television broadcasting; online, print and local TV news; home health and hospice care; and manufacturing.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,857.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$413.40
EBIT ($mm)
$302.95
Net Income ($mm)
$238.66
Employees
14297
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Ticker: CMPR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cimpress N.V.
Cimpress N.V.
Cimpress is the world leader in mass customization. The company empowers people to make an impression through individually meaningful, personalized physical products. Cimpress makes customized print, signage, apparel, gifts, packaging and other products accessible and affordable to everyone.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,592.54
EBITDA ($mm)
$264.94
EBIT ($mm)
$127.27
Net Income ($mm)
$43.73
Employees
10800
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Ticker: TSX:TCL.A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TC Transcontinental
TC Transcontinental
TC Transcontinental creates marketing products and services that allow businesses to attract, reach and retain their target customers. The Corporation is the largest printer in Canada and the third-largest in North America.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,325.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$366.40
EBIT ($mm)
$207.35
Net Income ($mm)
$127.13
Employees
9000
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Ticker: TSX:CGO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cogeco, Inc.
Cogeco, Inc.
Cogeco Inc. is a diversified holding corporation which operates in the communications and media sectors. Through its Cogeco Cable Inc. subsidiary, Cogeco provides its residential and business customers with video, Internet and telephony services through its two-way broadband fibre networks.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,968.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$863.64
EBIT ($mm)
$441.72
Net Income ($mm)
$91.38
Employees
5199
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Ticker: CVO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cenveo, Inc.
Cenveo, Inc.
Cenveo, Inc., headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, is a leading global provider of print and related resources, offering world-class solutions in the areas of envelopes, custom labels, specialty packaging, commercial print, publisher solutions and business documents.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1,797.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$202.72
EBIT ($mm)
$140.80
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: MATW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Matthews International
Matthews International Corporation, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a designer, manufacturer and marketer principally of memorialization products and brand solutions. Memorialization products consist primarily of bronze and granite memorials, caskets and cremation equipment.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,475.23
EBITDA ($mm)
$188.73
EBIT ($mm)
$123.84
Net Income ($mm)
$71.22
Employees
10300
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