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closed 11/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

Fuse Media Inc., acquired Fuse Media Inc.

synopsis: Fuse Media, an English-language media company that serves mostly Latino and multicultural audiences, has sold a majority stake to a Latino-led management group, led by Fuse Media CEO Miguel “Mike” Roggero, alongside several other Fuse executives.
buyer: Fuse Media Inc.
The management buyout team was by Fuse Media CEO Miguel “Mike” Roggero, alongside several other Fuse executives. "
target: Fuse Media Inc.
Fuse is an American pay television channel that first launched in 1994 and was originally dedicated to music. After merging with the Latino-oriented NuvoTV in 2015, Fuse shifted its focus to general entertainment and lifestyle programming targeting a multicultural millennial and GenZ audience.
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announced 7/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

Viacom Inc., will acquire AwesomenessTV

synopsis: Viacom confirmed it’s acquiring digital media company AwesomenessTV, whose network reaches 158 million subscribers and approximately 300 million monthly views. AwesomenessTV’s studio has put out Emmy-winning content, and has developed a library of over 200 hours of long-form TV series and feature films.
buyer: Viacom Inc. (VIAB:$12,838.00)
Viacom is home to premier global media brands that create compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, apps, games, consumer products, social media and other entertainment content for audiences in more than 160 countries and territories. "
target parent: Comcast Corporation
target: AwesomenessTV
AwesomenessTV is a TV network that reaches 158 million subscribers and approximately 300 million monthly views. AwesomenessTV’s studio has put out Emmy-winning content, and has developed a library of over 200 hours of long-form TV series and feature films.
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closed 9/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

DHX Media Ltd., acquired Ellie Sparkles

synopsis: DHX Media Ltd., a leading children’s content and brands company, has acquired a 51% stake in Ellie Sparkles, a YouTube channel that makes kid-friendly content. The channel's content are mainly skits acted out by different popular kids show characters as Ellie Sparkles narrates the storyline.
buyer: DHX Media Ltd. (TSX:DHX.B:$318.42)
DHX Media Ltd. is a leading children’s content and brands company, recognized globally for such high-profile properties as Teletubbies, Yo Gabba Gabba!, Caillou, In the Night Garden, Inspector Gadget, and the multiple award-winning Degrassi franchise. "
target: Ellie Sparkles
Ellie Sparkles is a YouTube channel that makes kid-friendly content and is owned by a lady named Ellie Sparkles. The channel's content are mainly skits acted out by different popular kids show characters as Ellie Sparkles narrates the storyline.
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announced 5/1/2013 via PR Newswire

DreamWorks Animation LLC, will acquire AwesomenessTV

synopsis: DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. announced that it has agreed to acquire AwesomenessTV, one of the most subscribed-to teen networks on YouTube. This groundbreaking deal recognizes the growing value of digital content creation and consumption.
buyer: DreamWorks Animation LLC (DWA:$989.92)
DreamWorks Animation creates high-quality entertainment, including CG animated feature films, television specials and series and live entertainment properties, meant for audiences around the world. "
target: AwesomenessTV
Awesomeness TV is one of the most subscribed to video destination for teens on YouTube featuring a broad cross section of series built around pop musicians, A-list athletes, TV personalities and YouTube stars.
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$33
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closed 5/1/2020 via Company Press Release

Brave Bison, purchased The Hook channel and related IP from The Hook Group

synopsis: Brave Bison, the social video group, is acquiring certain assets of The Hook Group, an award-winning social marketing and media business. The acquisition includes The Hook channel and related intellectual property, including a number of websites and media channels on Instagram, Facebook and TikTok.
buyer: Brave Bison (AIM:BBSN:$21.08)
Brave Bison is a social video company, specializing in cross-platform video content, connecting global audiences through social media. Its online communities reach over 135 million followers. "
seller: The Hook Group
The acquisition includes The Hook channel and related intellectual property, including a number of websites and media channels on Instagram, Facebook and TikTok. The Hook Group is an award-winning youth-focused social marketing and media business.
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$0.19
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closed 2/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Mythical Entertainment, acquired Smosh, LLC

synopsis: Mythical Entertainment, the entertainment company formed by comedy show hosts Rhett & Link, has acquired Smosh, a long-running YouTube comedy brand. Smosh has over 24 million subscribers on its main channel and provides viewers with comedy sketches and parodies of internet and pop culture.
buyer: Mythical Entertainment
Mythical is an entertainment company, lifestyle brand, and creative collective made up of passionate people brought together by their love of comedy. Mythical develops and produces award-winning programming including the most popular online daily show, Good Mythical Morning with Rhett & Link. "
target: Smosh, LLC
Smosh is a long-running YouTube comedy brand. Smosh has over 24 million subscribers on its main channel and provides viewers with comedy sketches and parodies of internet and pop culture. Smosh also operates Smosh Games; a channel focused on video game content, and Smosh Pit; a variety channel.
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announced 5/31/2017 via Market Wire

Vemanti Group, Inc., will acquire Two Group, JSC.

synopsis: Vemanti Group, Inc., a holding company that seeks to be active in technology-driven markets, announced that it will acquire Two Group, JSC (TGJ), an internet technology conglomerate based in HCMC, Vietnam. TGJ's portfolio encompasses several internet-based industries, including e-commerce, local search, social media, and streaming media.
buyer: Vemanti Group, Inc. (OTCPK:VMNT:$0.00)
Vemanti Group, Inc. is a diversified holding corporation that seeks to be active in high-growth, emerging, and technology-driven markets. Their core strengths are in technology development and investment. They plan to grow through M&A by looking for businesses that have start-able products. "
target: Two Group, JSC.
Two Group, JSC is a multi-asset technology conglomerate based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Its portfolio encompasses several internet-based industries, including e-commerce, local search, social media, and streaming media. Its portfolio includes Kay.vn, Diadiem.com, Yume.vn, and 16Plus.vn.
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closed 8/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

Warner Music Group, acquired IMGN Media

synopsis: Warner Music Group has announced it is acquiring IMGN Media, a company best known for creating shareable social media content including memes and short videos. IMGN runs 10 channels across platforms like Instagram, Snapchat and TikTok. These channels include Daquan, which has over 6.5m followers on TikTok and over 15m on Instagram.
buyer parent: Access Industries
buyer: Warner Music Group
Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry, including Asylum, Big Beat, Canvasback, Erato, FFRR, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Reprise, Sire, Warner Bros., among others, as well as Warner/Chappell Music, one of the world's leading music publishers. "
target: IMGN Media
IMGN is a tech-media company specialized in producing and programming social content for Gen Z audiences. IMGN owns & operates a portfolio of 14 distinct media brands with an overall reach of +40 million followers. Featured brands: Daquan, TryHard, So Satisfying & more.
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announced 1/23/2013 via BusinessWire

Azteca Acquisition Corporation, will be merged with Hemisphere Media Group, Inc.

synopsis: Azteca Acquisition Corporation will acquire Hemisphere Media Group, Inc. Hemisphere includes Cinelatino, the #1 U.S. Spanish-language cable movie network, WAPA America, the leading U.S. Spanish-language cable network, and WAPA TV, the #1 broadcast television network and content producer in Puerto Rico.
buyer: Azteca Acquisition Corporation
Azteca Acquisition Corporation is a special purpose acquisition company. Azteca Acquisition Corporation was formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses. "
target parent: InterMedia Partners
target: Hemisphere Media Group, Inc. (HMTV:$83.22)
Hemisphere Media Group, Inc. is the merged company of Cine Latino, Inc. with InterMedia Español Holdings, LLC -- which includes WAPA America and WAPA TV. Cine Latino owns and operates a Spanish-language television channel. WAPA Television is Puerto Rico’s leading broadcast station.
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closed 7/30/2020 via Yahoo, Inc.

Moonbug, acquired Cocomelon

synopsis: Cocomelon, the YouTube children’s animated nursery rhymes and songs channel that is one of the platform’s most-viewed channel with over 3.3 billion average monthly views, has been acquired by Moonbug Entertainment.
buyer: Moonbug
Moonbug is a global entertainment company providing fun and safe content for children. Moonbug develops and distributes age-appropriate content that encourages healthy values such as compassion, empathy and resilience, while teaching children fundamental life skills. "
target: Cocomelon
Cocomelon is a YouTube children’s animated nursery rhymes and songs channel that is one of the platform’s most-viewed channel with over 3.3 billion average monthly views
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closed 1/6/2014 via PR Newswire

Corus Entertainment, Inc., acquired TELETOON Network

synopsis: Corus Entertainment Inc. announced that the Company closed its acquisition of the specialty television services Historia, Séries+ and the remaining 50% of TELETOON Canada Inc.
buyer: Corus Entertainment, Inc. (TSX:CJR.B:$1,254.86)
Corus Entertainment Inc. is a Canadian-based media and entertainment company. Corus is a market leader in specialty television and radio with additional assets in pay television, advertising and digital audio services, television broadcasting, children's book publishing and children's animation. "
target parent: BCE, Inc.
target: TELETOON Network
TELETOON television network is Canada's first and only 24-hour animation network with programming for audiences of all ages. With English- and French- language services, the network offers viewers classic cartoons and new animation from Canada and around the world.
price ($mm)
$454
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$48
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9.4x
closed 10/23/2006 via

Astral Media Inc., Corus Entertainment, purchased a minority stake in TELETOON Network

synopsis: Astral Media Inc. and Corus Entertainment Inc. today announce that they have reached an agreement to acquire the remaining 20% of the TELETOON network from the shareholders of The Cookie Jar Group.
buyer: Astral Media Inc.
buyer: Corus Entertainment (TSX:CJR.B:$1,254.86)
Astral Media is a leading Canadian media company whose core areas of growth are in specialty, pay and pay-per-view television, radio, outdoor advertising and new media. The Company is also active in technical services for the film and television industry through a subsidiary, Covitec Group. "
target parent: The Cookie Jar Group
target: TELETOON Network
The very successful TELETOON television network is Canada's first and only 24-hour animation network with programming for audiences of all ages. With English- and French- language services, the network offers viewers classic cartoons and new animation from Canada and around the world.
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$94*
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closed 8/9/2011 via BNC Analysis

Demand Media, Inc., acquired Emerging Cast Inc.

synopsis: Demand Media has acquired Emerging Cast, a Buenos Aires, Argentina, based content farm company led by Argentinean entrepreneurs Max Goldenberg and Damián Voltes. With the acquisition Demand Media expands into the U.S. Hispanic and Latin American markets with Spanish-language content.
buyer: Demand Media, Inc. (LFGR:$154.96)
Demand Media, Inc. is a content and social media company that serves consumers, advertisers, publishers and creative professionals with a diverse portfolio of properties, products and services. Some of its brands include How, LIVESTRONG.COM, Cracked and typeF. "
target: Emerging Cast Inc.
EmergingCast is leading crowd-sourced content factory in Latin America & US Hispanics. The company produces mass-scale and low cost materials (texts, audios & short-form videos) by employing thousands of freelancers worldwide.
price ($mm)
$3.20
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closed 6/21/2018 via Company Press Release

RockYou, acquired CafeMom

synopsis: RockYou Media, an entertainment and media company amplifying the voices of multicultural millennials, has acquired the editorial brands CafeMom, Revelist, MamásLatinas and BabyNameWizard from CafeMedia. These brands deliver content on parenting and pregnancy, beauty and style, entertainment, relationships, personal stories, and the latest news.
buyer: RockYou
RockYou Media is an interactive media and entertainment company, built around a proprietary platform, RYME, amplifying the authentic voice of multicultural millennials. RockYou provides brands and publishers with hyper-engaging content, with a video portfolio that reaches 75 million monthly viewers."
target parent: CafeMedia
target: CafeMom
CafeMom, a platform that connects moms and moms-to-be; Revelist, a mobile media publication that delivers fashion and beauty content to millennials; MamásLatinas, a digital destination for Latinas; and BabyNameWizard, a site to look for baby names, each unite women with content and conversations.
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closed 8/3/2011 via PR Newswire

Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc., acquired Houston's 55

synopsis: Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire KTBU-TV, also known as Houston's 55, and other television assets serving the Houston market from U.S. Farm & Ranch Supply Company, Inc. KTBU-TV is a full-power television facility reaching approximately 1.8 million households in Houston.
buyer: Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBSA:$142.96)
Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. is the largest Hispanic-controlled media and entertainment company in the U.S. Spanish Broadcasting currently owns and operates 20 radio stations located in the Hispanic markets of Los Angeles, New York, Puerto Rico, Miami, Chicago, and San Francisco. "
target parent: USFR Media Group
target: Houston's 55
KTBU-TV, known on-air as Houston's 55, is a full-power television facility reaching approximately 1.8 million households in Houston, the nation's fourth-largest Hispanic television market, through its over-the-air, cable and satellite distribution platforms.
price ($mm)
$16
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closed 7/1/2019 via Forbes

NGL Collective, acquired Hispanicize Media Group LLC

synopsis: NGL Collective, a leading digital media and entertainment company, has acquired Hispanicize Media Group (HMG), a digital media, event marketing and activation company serving the Millennial and GenZ Hispanic Communities in the U.S. and Latin America. HMG produces Hispanicize, the largest annual event for Latino trendsetters and newsmakers.
buyer: NGL Collective
NGL Collective is a leading digital media and entertainment company. NGL Collective connects advertisers and New Generation Latinos (NGLs) through video across platforms in-language, in-culture and in-context. NGL Collective is dedicated to modernizing the way advertisers reach and engage with NGLs."
target: Hispanicize Media Group LLC
Hispanicize Media Group (HMG) is a digital media, event marketing and activation company serving the Millennial and GenZ Hispanic Communities in the U.S. and Latin America. HMG produces Hispanicize, the largest annual event for Latino trendsetters and newsmakers.
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closed 8/12/2015 via PR Web

AdShare, acquired Primo Media

synopsis: AdShareTM, the leading social media monetization service for music, film, television and sports rights-holders, announced the acquisition of Primo Media. The company is a global media company that provides advertisers access to an exploding marketplace of US and Latin American Millennials as they consume the hottest content in the Hispanic culture.
buyer: AdShare
AdShare is the leading global social media monetization service for music, film, television, and sports rights-holders. It brings together a technology oriented multi-disciplinary approach to monetizing fan engagement online. "
target: Primo Media
Primo Media is a global media company that provides advertisers access to an exploding marketplace of US and Latin American Millennials as they consume the hottest content in the young Hispanic culture.
price ($mm)
$3.50
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closed 10/21/2014 via BusinessWire

Marketplace Events, acquired Casa Latina Home Expo

synopsis: Marketplace Events, North America's largest home show producer, announced its acquisition of the bilingual Casa Latina Home Expos from the owners of Casa Latina, the first bilingual, multi-platform home and lifestyle brand designed specifically for the needs, tastes and values of the U.S. Hispanic market.
buyer: Marketplace Events
Marketplace Events is North America's largest home show producer. Marketplace Events creates vibrant expositions connecting enthusiasts with experts, products and services in dynamic face-to-face environments. "
target: Casa Latina Home Expo
Casa Latina is the first bilingual, multi-platform home and lifestyle brand designed specifically for the needs, tastes and values of the U.S. Hispanic market.
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closed 8/21/2012 via PR Newswire

Batanga Media, acquired Crovat S.A.

synopsis: Batanga Media announced the acquisition of Crovat, a company that since 2007 has created and developed over 300 consumer websites. Dedicated to providing users with lifestyle and entertainment content, Crovat publishes various sites, blogs and communities with over 12 million unique visits per month.
buyer: Batanga Media
Batanga Media is the largest independent digital content and social media company for Latin America and Hispanic communities around the world. The company’s digital brands including Batanga.com, LolaSabe.com, Hoyenfutbol.com, and Metroblog. "
target: Crovat S.A.
Focused mainly on women's lifestyle, Crovat produces and publishes over 2,000 stories monthly including text, video and photos. Crovat's portfolio of sites includes lasmanualidades.com, imujer.com, elgranchef.com, muycine.com, alfombrarosa.com and more.
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closed 5/23/2012 via BNC Analysis

Blue Phoenix Media, acquired BlinkAds

synopsis: Blue Phoenix Media, a lead generation company based out of New York City has acquired the assets of BlinkAds, a firm known for their specialization in performance-based customer acquisitions for the US Hispanic and Latin American Markets.
buyer: Blue Phoenix Media
Blue Phoenix Media, Inc excels at customer acquisition and interactive lead generation. They are mainly a performance-based online advertising network comprised of a variety of effective large to medium vertical sites, portals and email publishers. "
target: BlinkAds
BlinkAds is an interactive performance-based media company specializing in the US Hispanic, Latin American, female and family verticals. Their affiliate network was successful in launching consumer brands into a much sought-after Latin American market.
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closed 11/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

Fuse Media Inc., acquired Fuse Media Inc.

synopsis: Fuse Media, an English-language media company that serves mostly Latino and multicultural audiences, has sold a majority stake to a Latino-led management group, led by Fuse Media CEO Miguel “Mike” Roggero, alongside several other Fuse executives.
buyer: Fuse Media Inc.
The management buyout team was by Fuse Media CEO Miguel “Mike” Roggero, alongside several other Fuse executives. "
target: Fuse Media Inc.
Fuse is an American pay television channel that first launched in 1994 and was originally dedicated to music. After merging with the Latino-oriented NuvoTV in 2015, Fuse shifted its focus to general entertainment and lifestyle programming targeting a multicultural millennial and GenZ audience.
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closed 7/1/2014 via GlobeNewswire

NUVOtv, acquired Fuse

synopsis: NUVOtv parent company, SíTV Media, Inc., has completed its acquisition of the Fuse network from The Madison Square Garden Company. As a national network dedicated to music, Fuse reaches 73 million Nielsen subscribers nationwide and features original series and specials, exclusive interviews, live concerts and video blocks.
buyer: NUVOtv
NUVOtv is the premier English-language destination for Latino entertainment, embodying the vibrancy and richness of modern Latino culture. Providing original entertainment and lifestyle programming, NUVOtv is available in more than 32 million homes nationwide with major distribution partners "
target parent: The Madison Square Garden Company
target: Fuse
Fuse is a national television network that provides a unique, multi-platform destination for music lovers, connecting fans with their favorite artists and delivering the most comprehensive coverage of the music industry today.
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$226
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closed 11/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

Fuse Media Inc., acquired Fuse Media Inc.

synopsis: Fuse Media, an English-language media company that serves mostly Latino and multicultural audiences, has sold a majority stake to a Latino-led management group, led by Fuse Media CEO Miguel “Mike” Roggero, alongside several other Fuse executives.
buyer: Fuse Media Inc.
The management buyout team was by Fuse Media CEO Miguel “Mike” Roggero, alongside several other Fuse executives. "
target: Fuse Media Inc.
Fuse is an American pay television channel that first launched in 1994 and was originally dedicated to music. After merging with the Latino-oriented NuvoTV in 2015, Fuse shifted its focus to general entertainment and lifestyle programming targeting a multicultural millennial and GenZ audience.
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closed 7/1/2014 via GlobeNewswire

NUVOtv, acquired Fuse

synopsis: NUVOtv parent company, SíTV Media, Inc., has completed its acquisition of the Fuse network from The Madison Square Garden Company. As a national network dedicated to music, Fuse reaches 73 million Nielsen subscribers nationwide and features original series and specials, exclusive interviews, live concerts and video blocks.
buyer: NUVOtv
NUVOtv is the premier English-language destination for Latino entertainment, embodying the vibrancy and richness of modern Latino culture. Providing original entertainment and lifestyle programming, NUVOtv is available in more than 32 million homes nationwide with major distribution partners "
target parent: The Madison Square Garden Company
target: Fuse
Fuse is a national television network that provides a unique, multi-platform destination for music lovers, connecting fans with their favorite artists and delivering the most comprehensive coverage of the music industry today.
price ($mm)
$226
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closed 11/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

Fuse Media Inc., acquired Fuse Media Inc.

synopsis: Fuse Media, an English-language media company that serves mostly Latino and multicultural audiences, has sold a majority stake to a Latino-led management group, led by Fuse Media CEO Miguel “Mike” Roggero, alongside several other Fuse executives.
buyer: Fuse Media Inc.
The management buyout team was by Fuse Media CEO Miguel “Mike” Roggero, alongside several other Fuse executives. "
target: Fuse Media Inc.
Fuse is an American pay television channel that first launched in 1994 and was originally dedicated to music. After merging with the Latino-oriented NuvoTV in 2015, Fuse shifted its focus to general entertainment and lifestyle programming targeting a multicultural millennial and GenZ audience.
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announced 7/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

Viacom Inc., will acquire AwesomenessTV

synopsis: Viacom confirmed it’s acquiring digital media company AwesomenessTV, whose network reaches 158 million subscribers and approximately 300 million monthly views. AwesomenessTV’s studio has put out Emmy-winning content, and has developed a library of over 200 hours of long-form TV series and feature films.
buyer: Viacom Inc. (VIAB:$12,838.00)
Viacom is home to premier global media brands that create compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, apps, games, consumer products, social media and other entertainment content for audiences in more than 160 countries and territories. "
target parent: Comcast Corporation
target: AwesomenessTV
AwesomenessTV is a TV network that reaches 158 million subscribers and approximately 300 million monthly views. AwesomenessTV’s studio has put out Emmy-winning content, and has developed a library of over 200 hours of long-form TV series and feature films.
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closed 9/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

DHX Media Ltd., acquired Ellie Sparkles

synopsis: DHX Media Ltd., a leading children’s content and brands company, has acquired a 51% stake in Ellie Sparkles, a YouTube channel that makes kid-friendly content. The channel's content are mainly skits acted out by different popular kids show characters as Ellie Sparkles narrates the storyline.
buyer: DHX Media Ltd. (TSX:DHX.B:$318.42)
DHX Media Ltd. is a leading children’s content and brands company, recognized globally for such high-profile properties as Teletubbies, Yo Gabba Gabba!, Caillou, In the Night Garden, Inspector Gadget, and the multiple award-winning Degrassi franchise. "
target: Ellie Sparkles
Ellie Sparkles is a YouTube channel that makes kid-friendly content and is owned by a lady named Ellie Sparkles. The channel's content are mainly skits acted out by different popular kids show characters as Ellie Sparkles narrates the storyline.
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announced 5/1/2013 via PR Newswire

DreamWorks Animation LLC, will acquire AwesomenessTV

synopsis: DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. announced that it has agreed to acquire AwesomenessTV, one of the most subscribed-to teen networks on YouTube. This groundbreaking deal recognizes the growing value of digital content creation and consumption.
buyer: DreamWorks Animation LLC (DWA:$989.92)
DreamWorks Animation creates high-quality entertainment, including CG animated feature films, television specials and series and live entertainment properties, meant for audiences around the world. "
target: AwesomenessTV
Awesomeness TV is one of the most subscribed to video destination for teens on YouTube featuring a broad cross section of series built around pop musicians, A-list athletes, TV personalities and YouTube stars.
price ($mm)
$33
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closed 5/1/2020 via Company Press Release

Brave Bison, purchased The Hook channel and related IP from The Hook Group

synopsis: Brave Bison, the social video group, is acquiring certain assets of The Hook Group, an award-winning social marketing and media business. The acquisition includes The Hook channel and related intellectual property, including a number of websites and media channels on Instagram, Facebook and TikTok.
buyer: Brave Bison (AIM:BBSN:$21.08)
Brave Bison is a social video company, specializing in cross-platform video content, connecting global audiences through social media. Its online communities reach over 135 million followers. "
seller: The Hook Group
The acquisition includes The Hook channel and related intellectual property, including a number of websites and media channels on Instagram, Facebook and TikTok. The Hook Group is an award-winning youth-focused social marketing and media business.
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$0.19
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closed 2/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Mythical Entertainment, acquired Smosh, LLC

synopsis: Mythical Entertainment, the entertainment company formed by comedy show hosts Rhett & Link, has acquired Smosh, a long-running YouTube comedy brand. Smosh has over 24 million subscribers on its main channel and provides viewers with comedy sketches and parodies of internet and pop culture.
buyer: Mythical Entertainment
Mythical is an entertainment company, lifestyle brand, and creative collective made up of passionate people brought together by their love of comedy. Mythical develops and produces award-winning programming including the most popular online daily show, Good Mythical Morning with Rhett & Link. "
target: Smosh, LLC
Smosh is a long-running YouTube comedy brand. Smosh has over 24 million subscribers on its main channel and provides viewers with comedy sketches and parodies of internet and pop culture. Smosh also operates Smosh Games; a channel focused on video game content, and Smosh Pit; a variety channel.
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announced 5/31/2017 via Market Wire

Vemanti Group, Inc., will acquire Two Group, JSC.

synopsis: Vemanti Group, Inc., a holding company that seeks to be active in technology-driven markets, announced that it will acquire Two Group, JSC (TGJ), an internet technology conglomerate based in HCMC, Vietnam. TGJ's portfolio encompasses several internet-based industries, including e-commerce, local search, social media, and streaming media.
buyer: Vemanti Group, Inc. (OTCPK:VMNT:$0.00)
Vemanti Group, Inc. is a diversified holding corporation that seeks to be active in high-growth, emerging, and technology-driven markets. Their core strengths are in technology development and investment. They plan to grow through M&A by looking for businesses that have start-able products. "
target: Two Group, JSC.
Two Group, JSC is a multi-asset technology conglomerate based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Its portfolio encompasses several internet-based industries, including e-commerce, local search, social media, and streaming media. Its portfolio includes Kay.vn, Diadiem.com, Yume.vn, and 16Plus.vn.
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closed 8/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

Warner Music Group, acquired IMGN Media

synopsis: Warner Music Group has announced it is acquiring IMGN Media, a company best known for creating shareable social media content including memes and short videos. IMGN runs 10 channels across platforms like Instagram, Snapchat and TikTok. These channels include Daquan, which has over 6.5m followers on TikTok and over 15m on Instagram.
buyer parent: Access Industries
buyer: Warner Music Group
Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry, including Asylum, Big Beat, Canvasback, Erato, FFRR, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Reprise, Sire, Warner Bros., among others, as well as Warner/Chappell Music, one of the world's leading music publishers. "
target: IMGN Media
IMGN is a tech-media company specialized in producing and programming social content for Gen Z audiences. IMGN owns & operates a portfolio of 14 distinct media brands with an overall reach of +40 million followers. Featured brands: Daquan, TryHard, So Satisfying & more.
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announced 1/23/2013 via BusinessWire

Azteca Acquisition Corporation, will be merged with Hemisphere Media Group, Inc.

synopsis: Azteca Acquisition Corporation will acquire Hemisphere Media Group, Inc. Hemisphere includes Cinelatino, the #1 U.S. Spanish-language cable movie network, WAPA America, the leading U.S. Spanish-language cable network, and WAPA TV, the #1 broadcast television network and content producer in Puerto Rico.
buyer: Azteca Acquisition Corporation
Azteca Acquisition Corporation is a special purpose acquisition company. Azteca Acquisition Corporation was formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses. "
target parent: InterMedia Partners
target: Hemisphere Media Group, Inc. (HMTV:$83.22)
Hemisphere Media Group, Inc. is the merged company of Cine Latino, Inc. with InterMedia Español Holdings, LLC -- which includes WAPA America and WAPA TV. Cine Latino owns and operates a Spanish-language television channel. WAPA Television is Puerto Rico’s leading broadcast station.
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closed 7/30/2020 via Yahoo, Inc.

Moonbug, acquired Cocomelon

synopsis: Cocomelon, the YouTube children’s animated nursery rhymes and songs channel that is one of the platform’s most-viewed channel with over 3.3 billion average monthly views, has been acquired by Moonbug Entertainment.
buyer: Moonbug
Moonbug is a global entertainment company providing fun and safe content for children. Moonbug develops and distributes age-appropriate content that encourages healthy values such as compassion, empathy and resilience, while teaching children fundamental life skills. "
target: Cocomelon
Cocomelon is a YouTube children’s animated nursery rhymes and songs channel that is one of the platform’s most-viewed channel with over 3.3 billion average monthly views
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closed 1/6/2014 via PR Newswire

Corus Entertainment, Inc., acquired TELETOON Network

synopsis: Corus Entertainment Inc. announced that the Company closed its acquisition of the specialty television services Historia, Séries+ and the remaining 50% of TELETOON Canada Inc.
buyer: Corus Entertainment, Inc. (TSX:CJR.B:$1,254.86)
Corus Entertainment Inc. is a Canadian-based media and entertainment company. Corus is a market leader in specialty television and radio with additional assets in pay television, advertising and digital audio services, television broadcasting, children's book publishing and children's animation. "
target parent: BCE, Inc.
target: TELETOON Network
TELETOON television network is Canada's first and only 24-hour animation network with programming for audiences of all ages. With English- and French- language services, the network offers viewers classic cartoons and new animation from Canada and around the world.
price ($mm)
$454
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$48
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
9.4x
closed 10/23/2006 via

Astral Media Inc., Corus Entertainment, purchased a minority stake in TELETOON Network

synopsis: Astral Media Inc. and Corus Entertainment Inc. today announce that they have reached an agreement to acquire the remaining 20% of the TELETOON network from the shareholders of The Cookie Jar Group.
buyer: Astral Media Inc.
buyer: Corus Entertainment (TSX:CJR.B:$1,254.86)
Astral Media is a leading Canadian media company whose core areas of growth are in specialty, pay and pay-per-view television, radio, outdoor advertising and new media. The Company is also active in technical services for the film and television industry through a subsidiary, Covitec Group. "
target parent: The Cookie Jar Group
target: TELETOON Network
The very successful TELETOON television network is Canada's first and only 24-hour animation network with programming for audiences of all ages. With English- and French- language services, the network offers viewers classic cartoons and new animation from Canada and around the world.
price ($mm)
$94*
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 8/9/2011 via BNC Analysis

Demand Media, Inc., acquired Emerging Cast Inc.

synopsis: Demand Media has acquired Emerging Cast, a Buenos Aires, Argentina, based content farm company led by Argentinean entrepreneurs Max Goldenberg and Damián Voltes. With the acquisition Demand Media expands into the U.S. Hispanic and Latin American markets with Spanish-language content.
buyer: Demand Media, Inc. (LFGR:$154.96)
Demand Media, Inc. is a content and social media company that serves consumers, advertisers, publishers and creative professionals with a diverse portfolio of properties, products and services. Some of its brands include How, LIVESTRONG.COM, Cracked and typeF. "
target: Emerging Cast Inc.
EmergingCast is leading crowd-sourced content factory in Latin America & US Hispanics. The company produces mass-scale and low cost materials (texts, audios & short-form videos) by employing thousands of freelancers worldwide.
price ($mm)
$3.20
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closed 6/21/2018 via Company Press Release

RockYou, acquired CafeMom

synopsis: RockYou Media, an entertainment and media company amplifying the voices of multicultural millennials, has acquired the editorial brands CafeMom, Revelist, MamásLatinas and BabyNameWizard from CafeMedia. These brands deliver content on parenting and pregnancy, beauty and style, entertainment, relationships, personal stories, and the latest news.
buyer: RockYou
RockYou Media is an interactive media and entertainment company, built around a proprietary platform, RYME, amplifying the authentic voice of multicultural millennials. RockYou provides brands and publishers with hyper-engaging content, with a video portfolio that reaches 75 million monthly viewers."
target parent: CafeMedia
target: CafeMom
CafeMom, a platform that connects moms and moms-to-be; Revelist, a mobile media publication that delivers fashion and beauty content to millennials; MamásLatinas, a digital destination for Latinas; and BabyNameWizard, a site to look for baby names, each unite women with content and conversations.
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closed 8/3/2011 via PR Newswire

Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc., acquired Houston's 55

synopsis: Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire KTBU-TV, also known as Houston's 55, and other television assets serving the Houston market from U.S. Farm & Ranch Supply Company, Inc. KTBU-TV is a full-power television facility reaching approximately 1.8 million households in Houston.
buyer: Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBSA:$142.96)
Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. is the largest Hispanic-controlled media and entertainment company in the U.S. Spanish Broadcasting currently owns and operates 20 radio stations located in the Hispanic markets of Los Angeles, New York, Puerto Rico, Miami, Chicago, and San Francisco. "
target parent: USFR Media Group
target: Houston's 55
KTBU-TV, known on-air as Houston's 55, is a full-power television facility reaching approximately 1.8 million households in Houston, the nation's fourth-largest Hispanic television market, through its over-the-air, cable and satellite distribution platforms.
price ($mm)
$16
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closed 7/1/2019 via Forbes

NGL Collective, acquired Hispanicize Media Group LLC

synopsis: NGL Collective, a leading digital media and entertainment company, has acquired Hispanicize Media Group (HMG), a digital media, event marketing and activation company serving the Millennial and GenZ Hispanic Communities in the U.S. and Latin America. HMG produces Hispanicize, the largest annual event for Latino trendsetters and newsmakers.
buyer: NGL Collective
NGL Collective is a leading digital media and entertainment company. NGL Collective connects advertisers and New Generation Latinos (NGLs) through video across platforms in-language, in-culture and in-context. NGL Collective is dedicated to modernizing the way advertisers reach and engage with NGLs."
target: Hispanicize Media Group LLC
Hispanicize Media Group (HMG) is a digital media, event marketing and activation company serving the Millennial and GenZ Hispanic Communities in the U.S. and Latin America. HMG produces Hispanicize, the largest annual event for Latino trendsetters and newsmakers.
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closed 8/12/2015 via PR Web

AdShare, acquired Primo Media

synopsis: AdShareTM, the leading social media monetization service for music, film, television and sports rights-holders, announced the acquisition of Primo Media. The company is a global media company that provides advertisers access to an exploding marketplace of US and Latin American Millennials as they consume the hottest content in the Hispanic culture.
buyer: AdShare
AdShare is the leading global social media monetization service for music, film, television, and sports rights-holders. It brings together a technology oriented multi-disciplinary approach to monetizing fan engagement online. "
target: Primo Media
Primo Media is a global media company that provides advertisers access to an exploding marketplace of US and Latin American Millennials as they consume the hottest content in the young Hispanic culture.
price ($mm)
$3.50
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closed 10/21/2014 via BusinessWire

Marketplace Events, acquired Casa Latina Home Expo

synopsis: Marketplace Events, North America's largest home show producer, announced its acquisition of the bilingual Casa Latina Home Expos from the owners of Casa Latina, the first bilingual, multi-platform home and lifestyle brand designed specifically for the needs, tastes and values of the U.S. Hispanic market.
buyer: Marketplace Events
Marketplace Events is North America's largest home show producer. Marketplace Events creates vibrant expositions connecting enthusiasts with experts, products and services in dynamic face-to-face environments. "
target: Casa Latina Home Expo
Casa Latina is the first bilingual, multi-platform home and lifestyle brand designed specifically for the needs, tastes and values of the U.S. Hispanic market.
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closed 8/21/2012 via PR Newswire

Batanga Media, acquired Crovat S.A.

synopsis: Batanga Media announced the acquisition of Crovat, a company that since 2007 has created and developed over 300 consumer websites. Dedicated to providing users with lifestyle and entertainment content, Crovat publishes various sites, blogs and communities with over 12 million unique visits per month.
buyer: Batanga Media
Batanga Media is the largest independent digital content and social media company for Latin America and Hispanic communities around the world. The company’s digital brands including Batanga.com, LolaSabe.com, Hoyenfutbol.com, and Metroblog. "
target: Crovat S.A.
Focused mainly on women's lifestyle, Crovat produces and publishes over 2,000 stories monthly including text, video and photos. Crovat's portfolio of sites includes lasmanualidades.com, imujer.com, elgranchef.com, muycine.com, alfombrarosa.com and more.
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closed 5/23/2012 via BNC Analysis

Blue Phoenix Media, acquired BlinkAds

synopsis: Blue Phoenix Media, a lead generation company based out of New York City has acquired the assets of BlinkAds, a firm known for their specialization in performance-based customer acquisitions for the US Hispanic and Latin American Markets.
buyer: Blue Phoenix Media
Blue Phoenix Media, Inc excels at customer acquisition and interactive lead generation. They are mainly a performance-based online advertising network comprised of a variety of effective large to medium vertical sites, portals and email publishers. "
target: BlinkAds
BlinkAds is an interactive performance-based media company specializing in the US Hispanic, Latin American, female and family verticals. Their affiliate network was successful in launching consumer brands into a much sought-after Latin American market.
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Quepasa Corporation
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