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closed 2/12/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp., acquired Screambox

synopsis: Cinedigm Corp. announced that it acquired Screambox, a popular enthusiast streaming service targeting the highly lucrative horror genre. Screambox features a broad mix of content for casual and die-hard horror fans alike with films and episodes delivering every type of terror imaginable.
buyer: Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (CIDM:$32.45)
Cinedigm entertains hundreds of millions of consumers around the globe by providing premium content, streaming channels and technology services to the world's largest media, technology and retail companies. "
target: Screambox
Screambox is a popular enthusiast streaming service targeting the highly lucrative horror genre. Screambox features a broad mix of content for casual and die-hard horror fans alike with films and episodes delivering every type of terror imaginable.
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closed 1/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp., acquired Fandor

synopsis: Cinedigm has acquired Fandor, a streaming home for independent films, and plans to update and expand its offerings with a goal of acquiring millions of subscribers. Fandor presents exceptional, hand-picked films to a community of film lovers and makers connected by meaningful and entertaining cinematic experiences.
buyer: Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (CIDM:$32.45)
Cinedigm entertains hundreds of millions of consumers around the globe by providing premium content, streaming channels and technology services to the world's largest media, technology and retail companies. "
target: Fandor
Fandor is a streaming service for independent films founded in 2009. Fandor presents exceptional, hand-picked films to a community of film lovers and makers connected by meaningful and entertaining cinematic experiences.
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announced 10/19/2020 via BusinessWire

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp., will acquire The Film Detective

synopsis: Cinedigm, a leading independent content distributor in the United States, has agreed to acquire The Film Detective, a leading content distributor and streaming channel company focused on classic film and television programming.
buyer: Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (CIDM:$32.45)
Cinedigm is a leading independent content distributor in the United States, with direct relationships with over 60,000 physical retail storefronts and digital platforms, including Wal-Mart, Target, iTunes, Netflix, and Amazon, as well as the national Video on Demand platform on cable television. "
target: The Film Detective
The Film Detective is a leading content distributor and streaming channel company focused on classic film and television programming. Many of the titles shown are public domain and have been restored by The Film Detective.
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closed 6/25/2020 via Bloomberg

Tencent Holdings Ltd., acquired iFlix Sdn Bhd

synopsis: Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd. is buying certain assets of iFlix Ltd., a streaming platform with about 25 million users focused in South and Southeast Asia. Tencent will acquire iFlix’s content, technology and resources, expanding its geographic reach in a key area of growth.
buyer: Tencent Holdings Ltd. (SEHK:700:$70,260.21)
Tencent uses technology to enrich the lives of Internet users. Their communications and social platforms connect users to each other, as well as to digital content and services such as games, video, music and literature. Their infrastructure services create differentiated offerings. "
target: iFlix Sdn Bhd
iflix is the world’s leading entertainment service for emerging markets a compelling selection of TV shows, movies, hyper local originals, premium live sports and up-to-the-minute news from around the world, to stream or download. iflix operates in about a dozen South and Southeast Asian countries.
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closed 4/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

Fandango, acquired VUDU, Inc.

synopsis: Fandango, which is owned by Comcast, has purchased digital movie retailer and streaming service Vudu from Walmart. Vudu is a service that lets users watch the latest movies & TV shows anytime, anywhere - no subscriptions, no contract required. Vudu provides stunning video quality in up to 4K UHD at home.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: Fandango
Fandango is the ultimate digital network for all things movies, serving more than 60 million unique visitors per month, according to comScore, with best-in-class movie information, ticketing to more than 30,000 U.S. screens, trailers and original video, home entertainment and fan merchandise. "
target parent: Walmart
target: VUDU, Inc.
Vudu is a service that lets users watch the latest movies & TV shows anytime, anywhere - no subscriptions, no contract required. Vudu provides stunning video quality in up to 4K UHD at home. Users can rent or own from over 100,000 titles, or watch thousands of movies free with Vudu Movies On Us.
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closed 12/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cohen Media Group, acquired Curzon Cinemas Limited

synopsis: Cohen Media Group, an Academy Award-winning independent theatrical distribution and production company, releasing the world's best in contemporary and classic cinema, has acquired Curzon, a company that owns a chain of cinemas, specializing in art house films, releases films by the world's greatest directors, and owns an on-demand film service.
buyer: Cohen Media Group
Cohen Media Group (CMG) is an Academy Award-winning independent theatrical distribution and production company, releasing the world's best in contemporary and classic cinema. Cohen Media Group also restores classic films under the label, CohenFilm Collection. "
target: Curzon Cinemas Limited
Headquartered in the UK, Curzon owns a chain of cinemas, specializing in art house films. Curzon Artificial Eye releases films by the world's greatest directors. Curzon Home Cinema is an on-demand film service enabling audiences to watch films that are released on the same day as in cinemas.
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announced 12/19/2019 via Company Press Release

Sky Network Television Limited, will acquire Lightbox New Zealand Limited

synopsis: Sky Network Television Limited, the pre-eminent pay television broadcasting service in New Zealand, will acquire Lightbox from Spark New Zealand, a New Zealand telecommunications company. Lightbox is a streaming service in New Zealand. Lightbox offers the latest TV shows, movie rentals and kids shows, available to watch on almost any device.
buyer: Sky Network Television Limited (NZSE:SKT:$508.40)
SKY is the pre-eminent pay television broadcasting service in New Zealand. SKY’s principal business activity is the distribution of both local and foreign program content to its subscriber base, predominantly through a digital satellite network. "
target parent: Spark New Zealand
target: Lightbox New Zealand Limited
Lightbox is a streaming service in New Zealand. Lightbox allows people to easily rent movies or subscribe to monthly TV plans. They offer the latest award-winning TV shows, blockbuster movie rentals and favourite kids shows, available to watch on almost any device.
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closed 7/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

FANDOM, acquired Screen Junkies

synopsis: Fandom, a global entertainment media brand powered by fan passion, has acquired Screen Junkies, a YouTube channel that is a video brand dedicated to movie, TV and pop-culture fans. Screen Junkies, home to popular parody series “Honest Trailers,” has more than 8 million YouTube subscribers across its channels and has generated over 2 billion views.
buyer: FANDOM
FANDOM is a global entertainment media brand, based in California, powered by fan passion. The fan-trusted source in entertainment, they provide a home to explore, contribute to, and celebrate the world of pop culture. "
target parent: Zelnick Media Capital
target: Screen Junkies
Screen Junkies is a YouTube channel that is a video brand dedicated to movie, TV and pop-culture fans. The Screen Junkies produce three main shows: The Screen Junkies Show, Honest Trailers, and Movie Fights.
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closed 4/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

YuppTV, acquired HeroTalkies

synopsis: YuppTV, an Internet-based TV and on-demand service provider of South Asian content, has acquired HeroTalkies, a subscription based entertainment service that streams Tamil movies to audiences around the world. HeroTalkies procures movies from those who hold overseas rights and releases them on a variety of platforms.
buyer: YuppTV
YuppTV is one of the world's largest internet-based TV and On-demand service provider for South Asian content, offering more than 250+ TV channels, 5,000+ Movies and 100+ TV Shows in 14 languages. YuppTV has 25,000 hours of entertainment content catalogued in its library. "
target: HeroTalkies
HeroTalkies is a subscription based entertainment service that streams the latest Tamil movies to audiences around the world. With high-speed streaming, HD-quality content and a future-ready cloud architecture, HeroTalkies delivers high-quality entertainment across multiple devices.
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closed 3/29/2018 via BNC Analysis

Rambler&Co., acquired Okko

synopsis: Rambler Group has acquired Okko, one of Russia’s biggest online cinemas. Founded in 2011 and headquartered in St. Petersburg, Okko's online streaming service has a catalog 33,000 films, cartoons and TV series from leading Hollywood and Russian studios.
buyer parent: A&NN Investments
buyer: Rambler&Co.
Rambler&Co is one of the largest groups of companies in media, technology and e-Commerce. The Rambler & Co group of companies includes: "Rambler", "Afisha", Lenta.ru, "Gazeta.ru", "Championship", LiveJournal, Letidor, Motor, Begun, and Price.ru, UCS, among others. "
target: Okko
Founded in 2011 and headquartered in St. Petersburg, Okko is largest Russian online cinema. Okko's online streaming service has a catalog 33,000 films, cartoons and TV series from leading Hollywood and Russian studios.
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announced 10/5/2016 via BNC Analysis

Karma Media Holdings, will acquire Quickflix

synopsis: US media entrepreneur Erik Pence has emerged as the new owner of Quickflix. A deed of company arrangement signed will see Karma Media Holdings take control of Quickflix. Karma Media is a special purpose vehicle for Mr. Pence. Quickflix is Australia's leading streaming company offering subscription to a selection of movies and TV shows.
buyer: Karma Media Holdings
Karma Media Holdings is a special purpose vehicle for US entrepreneur Erik Pence. Mr. Pence is the founder of Inception Digital Services, which recently rebranded as Mojo Makers. Mojo Makers has been the industry leader for on-time and error-free digital distribution services for streaming media. "
target: Quickflix (OTCPK:QKFX.F:$14.07)
Quickflix is Australia's leading streaming company offering subscription to a selection of movies and TV shows for just $9.99 per month over a wide range of smartTVs, games consoles, Blu-ray players, desktops, laptops, mobile, tablets and other devices.
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closed 2/23/2016 via BusinessWire

Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., acquired DramaFever

synopsis: Warner Bros., a Time Warner Company, has signed an agreement to acquire DramaFever, a U.S.-based company that operates subscription and on-demand video services, including its flagship DramaFever channel, which offers hundreds of Korean television and film dramas.
buyer parent: Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. is a fully integrated, broad-based entertainment company and a global leader in the creation, production, distribution, licensing and marketing of all forms of entertainment and their related businesses. "
target parent: Softbank Corporation
target: DramaFever
DramaFever is a U.S.-based company that operates subscription and on-demand video services, including its flagship DramaFever channel, which offers hundreds of Korean television and film dramas, as well as programming from other countries, to subscribers in the U.S. and around the world.
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closed 1/29/2016 via BNC Analysis

Fandango, acquired M-GO

synopsis: NBCUniversal-owned online ticketing service Fandango has acquired the movie streaming service M-GO from its joint owners Dreamworks Animation and Technicolor.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: Fandango
Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination and a unit of NBCUniversal, sells tickets to more than 25,000 screens nationwide. Fandango provides consumers with reviews, celebrity interviews and trailers, and lets customers buy movie tickets in advance. "
target parent: Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc
target: M-GO
M-Go is a movie streaming service. Dreamworks Animation and Technicolor launched M-Go as a joint venture in 2013.
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announced 10/14/2014 via AP - Associated Press

Softbank Corporation, will acquire DramaFever

synopsis: SoftBank Group announced a definitive agreement to acquire DramaFever. Founded in 2009, DramaFever has grown to become the largest online video destination for premium international television shows and movies, with content from over 70 major broadcasters and studios throughout Asia, Europe and the Americas.
buyer: Softbank Corporation (TSE:9984:$58,275.24)
The SoftBank Group comprises SoftBank Corp. and its subsidiaries and associates that offer a range of mobile communications, fixed-line communications and Internet services around the world. Maximizing synergies across its Group companies, SoftBank aspires to realize lifestyle innovation through IT."
target: DramaFever
DramaFever is a online destination for international television shows and movies. Their mission is to be a destination for new cultural experiences through entertainment by curating premium series and films from 70 major broadcasters and studios throughout Asia, Europe and the Americas.
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closed 12/19/2013 via PR Newswire

Telly, acquired Sha-Sha Entertainment

synopsis: Telly announced that it has acquired Sha-Sha Entertainment in a bid to bring Hollywood and Arabic movies and TV shows to 22 countries in the Arab world. The social-media-savvy Arab world is poised to take advantage of Telly's unique recommendation technology.
buyer: Telly
Telly is a leading social video network where you can discover and watch all of the video content your friends are enjoying across the web, as well as today's most popular titles. "
target: Sha-Sha Entertainment
Sha-Sha Entertainment is a subscription video on demand service enabling viewers in the Middle East to stream their favorite movies and TV shows from Hollywood and the Arab world.
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announced 9/2/2013 via PR Newswire

Rakuten Inc., will acquire Viki Inc.

synopsis: Rakuten, Inc., one of the world's largest internet services companies, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire global video streaming platform Viki. The acquisition represents a significant step forward for Rakuten as it continues to add to its digital content offerings and launch its internet services ecosystem into new markets.
buyer: Rakuten Inc. (TSE:4755:$13,427.32)
Rakuten, Inc. is one of the world’s leading Internet service companies, providing a variety of consumer and business-focused services including e-commerce, travel, banking, securities, credit card, e-money, portal & media, online marketing and professional sports. "
target: Viki Inc.
ViKi Inc. provides a video site where TV shows, movies, and other content are translated into various languages by a community of fans. It enables community members to subtitle their favorite shows into their preferred languages under a Creative Commons license using Viki’s integrated platform.
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closed 6/19/2013 via BNC Analysis

Telepool Gmbh, acquired Videobuster.de

synopsis: German rights group Telepool has bought Netleih, the home entertainment group that controls video on demand service videobuster.de.
buyer: Telepool Gmbh
The Telepool GmbH is a diversified media company with its core business in acquisition and distribution of programs in the fields of cinema, video, TV, VOD and ancillary rights, merchandising, licensing of cutting rights, marketing of radio productions, and services for third parties. "
target: Videobuster.de
Videobuster.de provides video on demand online services. It is based in Seesen, Germany.
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closed 3/11/2013 via BNC Analysis

Yahoo Japan Corporation, acquired Dreampass

synopsis: Japanese startup Bluem, which operates the on-demand cinema service Dreampass, announced that it has been acquired by Yahoo Japan for an undisclosed sum. Dreampass will be working with Yahoo Eiga (or “Yahoo Movies”) and video streaming service Gyao, which is also run by Yahoo Japan.
buyer parent: Softbank Corporation
buyer: Yahoo Japan Corporation (TSE:4689:$8,988.42)
Yahoo Japan Corporation operates Yahoo Japan, a Japanese online information portal that offers auctions, entertainment, news, and online shopping in addition to its search engine and Internet directory. "
target: Dreampass
Bluem operates the on-demand cinema service Dreampass. They announce a provisional date for a movie, based on requests from users, and if enough people sign up to come and watch it at the designated time, they go ahead with the screening.
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closed 11/26/2012 via

Baidu.com, Inc., acquired iQIYI

synopsis: Baidu Inc., the leading Chinese language Internet search provider, announced that it has reached a definitive agreement with Providence Equity Partners pursuant to which Baidu will purchase Providence's shares of iQiyi.com, an online television and movie portal.
buyer: Baidu.com, Inc. (BIDU:$16,035.53)
Baidu is the leading Chinese language Internet search provider. As a technology-based media company, it aims to provide the best way for people to find information. Baidu not only serves Internet search users, but also provides an effective platform for businesses to reach potential customers. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: iQIYI (IQ:$2,829.73)
iQIYI, is China's leading advertising supported online television and movie portal that focuses on fully licensed, high-definition, professionally produced contents. The company was invested by Baidu, Inc. and Providence Equity Partners in early 2010.
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closed 5/6/2012 via BNC Analysis

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., acquired mSpot Inc.

synopsis: Samsung Electronics Co. acquired a U.S. cloud-based content service provider, MSpot, which specializes in providing cloud-based content services, including music and movies. It caters for about 30 mobile devices developed by Samsung, Apple Inc. and Research In Motion Inc.
buyer: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KOSE:A005930:$216,088.25)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs. "
target: mSpot Inc.
mSpot, Inc., a California-based content provider, specializes in providing cloud-based content services, including music and movies. It caters for about 30 mobile devices developed by Samsung, Apple Inc. and Research In Motion Inc.
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closed 2/12/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp., acquired Screambox

synopsis: Cinedigm Corp. announced that it acquired Screambox, a popular enthusiast streaming service targeting the highly lucrative horror genre. Screambox features a broad mix of content for casual and die-hard horror fans alike with films and episodes delivering every type of terror imaginable.
buyer: Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (CIDM:$32.45)
Cinedigm entertains hundreds of millions of consumers around the globe by providing premium content, streaming channels and technology services to the world's largest media, technology and retail companies. "
target: Screambox
Screambox is a popular enthusiast streaming service targeting the highly lucrative horror genre. Screambox features a broad mix of content for casual and die-hard horror fans alike with films and episodes delivering every type of terror imaginable.
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closed 2/12/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp., acquired Screambox

synopsis: Cinedigm Corp. announced that it acquired Screambox, a popular enthusiast streaming service targeting the highly lucrative horror genre. Screambox features a broad mix of content for casual and die-hard horror fans alike with films and episodes delivering every type of terror imaginable.
buyer: Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (CIDM:$32.45)
Cinedigm entertains hundreds of millions of consumers around the globe by providing premium content, streaming channels and technology services to the world's largest media, technology and retail companies. "
target: Screambox
Screambox is a popular enthusiast streaming service targeting the highly lucrative horror genre. Screambox features a broad mix of content for casual and die-hard horror fans alike with films and episodes delivering every type of terror imaginable.
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closed 1/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp., acquired Fandor

synopsis: Cinedigm has acquired Fandor, a streaming home for independent films, and plans to update and expand its offerings with a goal of acquiring millions of subscribers. Fandor presents exceptional, hand-picked films to a community of film lovers and makers connected by meaningful and entertaining cinematic experiences.
buyer: Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (CIDM:$32.45)
Cinedigm entertains hundreds of millions of consumers around the globe by providing premium content, streaming channels and technology services to the world's largest media, technology and retail companies. "
target: Fandor
Fandor is a streaming service for independent films founded in 2009. Fandor presents exceptional, hand-picked films to a community of film lovers and makers connected by meaningful and entertaining cinematic experiences.
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announced 10/19/2020 via BusinessWire

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp., will acquire The Film Detective

synopsis: Cinedigm, a leading independent content distributor in the United States, has agreed to acquire The Film Detective, a leading content distributor and streaming channel company focused on classic film and television programming.
buyer: Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (CIDM:$32.45)
Cinedigm is a leading independent content distributor in the United States, with direct relationships with over 60,000 physical retail storefronts and digital platforms, including Wal-Mart, Target, iTunes, Netflix, and Amazon, as well as the national Video on Demand platform on cable television. "
target: The Film Detective
The Film Detective is a leading content distributor and streaming channel company focused on classic film and television programming. Many of the titles shown are public domain and have been restored by The Film Detective.
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announced 3/15/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp., will acquire Future Today Inc.

synopsis: Cinedigm Corp, a leading independent content distributor, will acquire Future Today, Inc, a market-leading OTT platform and one of the largest AVOD channel networks in the world. Future Today’s cloud-based platform manages OTT services for more than 350 content owners, producers, distributors and major media companies.
buyer: Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (CIDM:$32.45)
Cinedigm is a leading independent content distributor in the United States, with direct relationships with over 60,000 physical retail storefronts and digital platforms, including Wal-Mart, Target, iTunes, Netflix, and Amazon, as well as the national Video on Demand platform on cable television. "
target: Future Today Inc.
Future Today Inc. is a video technology and distribution company. Future Today’s cloud-based platform manages OTT services for more than 350 content owners, producers, distributors and major media companies. The company also owns and operates two popular channels, Fawesome.tv and HappyKids.tv.
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closed 2/5/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp., acquired Viewster

synopsis: Cinedigm, a leading independent content distributor, has acquired Viewster and its subsidiary platform Viewster Anime. Viewster is a worldwide online video service connecting passionate audiences. They are a community of fandom video creators and curators supported by a wide catalogue of niche TV series and movies.
buyer: Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (CIDM:$32.45)
Cinedigm is a leading independent content distributor in the United States, with direct relationships with over 60,000 physical retail storefronts and digital platforms, including Wal-Mart, Target, iTunes, Netflix, and Amazon, as well as the national Video on Demand platform on cable television. "
target: Viewster
Viewster is a worldwide online video service connecting passionate audiences. They are a community of fandom video creators and curators supported by a wide catalogue of niche TV series and movies, with more than five thousand titles across anime, sci-fi, fantasy, gaming, and documentary.
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announced 11/28/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp., will acquire ComicBlitz

synopsis: Cinedigm announced an agreement to acquire ComicBlitz, a subscription based service, that offers users unlimited access to the greatest digital comic book content for one monthly price. Soon to be available on all iOS, Android, and web devices.
buyer: Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (CIDM:$32.45)
Cinedigm is a leading independent content distributor in the United States, with direct relationships with over 60,000 physical retail storefronts and digital platforms, including Wal-Mart, Target, iTunes, Netflix, and Amazon, as well as the national Video on Demand platform on cable television. "
target: ComicBlitz
ComicBlitz is a subscription based service, that offers users unlimited access to the greatest digital comic book content for one monthly price. Soon to be available on all iOS, Android, and web devices.
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announced 5/18/2016 via BusinessWire

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp., will purchase Content Library from StoryBox.tv

synopsis: Cinedigm announced that the Company has closed an agreement to acquire substantially all of the content assets and library of StoryBox.tv, a multi-platform family-friendly streaming service. StoryBox's library consists of over 1,700 titles of faith & family friendly movies, television series, children’s programming, and educational content.
buyer: Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (CIDM:$32.45)
Cinedigm is a leading independent content distributor in the United States, with direct relationships with over 60,000 physical retail storefronts and digital platforms, including Wal-Mart, Target, iTunes, Netflix, and Amazon, as well as the national Video on Demand platform on cable television. "
seller: StoryBox.tv
StoryBox TV has a content libary that consists of over 1,700 titles of faith & family friendly movies, television series, children’s programming and educational content. StoryBox TV is an entertainment streaming site for Movies with Merit; films that entertain, inspire, uplift and strengthen values.
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announced 11/19/2015 via BusinessWire

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp., will acquire CONtv

synopsis: Cinedigm Corp., a leading independent content distributor, announced they entered an agreement to take ownership of 85% of CONtv, a new digital entertainment network devoted exclusively to the fanspace.
buyer: Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (CIDM:$32.45)
Cinedigm is a leading independent content distributor in the United States, with direct relationships with thousands of physical retail storefronts and digital platforms, including Wal-Mart, Target, iTunes, Netflix, and Amazon, as well as the national Video on Demand platform on cable television. "
target: CONtv
CONtv is a new digital entertainment network devoted exclusively to the fanspace that provides audiences access to thousands of hours of content showcasing an original slate of programming, as well as an eclectic catalog of over 1,200 must-watch titles.
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closed 9/24/2014 via BusinessWire

Hollywood Software Acquisition Group, acquired Hollywood Software Inc.

synopsis: Cinedigm Corp. announced the sale of Hollywood Software to an outside team of capital investors led by David Gajda, one of the company’s original founders. Hollywood Software, which develops tools for managing all key elements of digital theatrical distribution and exhibition.
buyer: Hollywood Software Acquisition Group
The Acquisition Group consists of David Gajda, one of the original founders of Hollywood Software, and other capital investors. "
target parent: Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp.
target: Hollywood Software Inc.
Hollywood Software partners with Hollywood movie studios, independent movie distributors, and exhibitors to bring movies in digital cinema format to audiences across the country.
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closed 8/8/2014 via BusinessWire

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp., purchased FIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD from Alpine Labs

synopsis: Cinedigm has acquired Alpine Labs' hybrid competition reality series FIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, the first original series acquisition for ‘CON TV, Cinedigm’s direct-to-consumer, streaming network targeting Comic Con and pop culture fans. FIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD is an unprecedented mash-up of the reality and scripted genres.
buyer: Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (CIDM:$32.45)
Cinedigm is the leading independent content distributor in the United States, with direct relationships with over 60,000 physical stores and digital retailers, including Wal-Mart, Best Buy, Target, iTunes, Netflix, and Amazon, as well as the national Video On Demand platform on cable television. "
seller: Alpine Labs
Alpine Labs was formed with the desire to rethink the traditional ways content is produced and distributed. FIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD is a mash-up of the reality and scripted genres. The show follows nine top YouTube stars as they attempt to survive a simulated zombie apocalypse.
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closed 10/21/2013 via BusinessWire

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp., purchased Entertainment Unit GVE from Gaiam

synopsis: Cinedigm Corp. announced it closed the previously announced acquisition of Gaiam, Inc.’s entertainment unit, known as “GVE,” a leading distributor of home entertainment brands and content, for $51.5 million.
buyer: Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (CIDM:$32.45)
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. is a leader in providing the services, experience, technology and content critical to transforming movie theaters into digital and networked entertainment centers. The Company partners with Hollywood movie studios, independent movie distributors, and exhibitors. "
seller: Gaiam (GAIA:$156.95)
Gaiam, Inc.’s entertainment unit, known as “GVE,” is a leading distributor of home entertainment brands and content.
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announced 9/1/2011 via BusinessWire

Screenvision Worldwide Strategy Group, will acquire UniqueScreen Media Inc.

synopsis: Screenvision has signed a definitive agreement to acquire UniqueScreen Media, Inc., the cinema advertising division of Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. UniqueScreen Media has been a longtime frontrunner in the onscreen advertising industry with over 2400 screens in more than 325 theatres.
buyer parent: Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc.
buyer: Screenvision Worldwide Strategy Group
Screenvision is a national leader in cinema advertising, offering on-screen advertising, in-lobby promotions and integrated marketing programs to national, regional and local advertisers and providing comprehensive cinema advertising representation services for its theatrical exhibitor partners. "
target parent: Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp.
target: UniqueScreen Media Inc.
UniqueScreen Media has been a longtime frontrunner in the onscreen advertising industry with over 2400 screens in more than 325 theatres. It provides cutting-edge, fully digital, sight and sound technology, and delivers a preshow program, Preflix, in high definition.
price ($mm)
$6.00
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closed 1/30/2007 via PR Newswire

Access Integrated Technologies, Inc., acquired The Bigger Picture

synopsis: Access Integrated Technologies, Inc. has completed its previously announced planned acquisition of The Bigger Picture, a subsidiary of privately held Sabella Dern Entertainment. AccessIT previously had an agreement with The Bigger Picture to make its programming available to all exhibitors across the country equipped with 2K digital projectors.
buyer: Access Integrated Technologies, Inc. (CIDM:$32.45)
Access Integrated Technologies, Inc. is the industry leader in providing fully integrated software and services to enable the motion picture entertainment industry and all of its constituents to transition from film to digital cinema. "
target parent: Sabella Dern Entertainment
target: The Bigger Picture
The Bigger Picture is a leader in the digital distribution of movies targeted to specific audiences.The programs include Kidtoon Films, G-rated movies for kids, anime films for teen and college audiences, and inspirational films from Fox Faith, a unit of Twentieth Century Fox Studios.
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closed 7/31/2006 via PR Newswire

Access Integrated Technologies, Inc., acquired UniqueScreen Media Inc.

synopsis: Access Integrated Technologies, Inc. has completed the acquisition of privately held UniqueScreen Media Inc.. Under terms of the deal, AccessIT acquired 100 percent of the outstanding stock of UniqueScreen. USM will become a unit of AccessIT's Media Services Group.
buyer: Access Integrated Technologies, Inc. (CIDM:$32.45)
Access Integrated Technologies, Inc. is the industry leader in providing fully integrated software and services to enable the motion picture entertainment industry and all of its constituents to transition from film to digital cinema. "
target: UniqueScreen Media Inc.
UniqueScreen is one of the leading movie-theatre advertising companies in North America, currently providing pre-show ads and entertainment to over 3,000 movie screens in over 300 theatres in 42 states.
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closed 6/8/2006 via PR Newswire

Access Intigrated Technologies Inc., acquired PLX Systems Inc.

synopsis: Access Integrated Technologies, Inc. today announced it has acquired privately held PLX Systems Incorporated. Based in Los Angeles, California, PLX Systems, Inc. develops and supports enterprise software to manage valuable intellectual property assets.
buyer: Access Intigrated Technologies Inc. (CIDM:$32.45)
Access Integrated Technologies, Inc. is the industry leader in providing fully integrated software and services to enable the motion picture entertainment industry and all of its constituents to transition from film to digital cinema. "
target: PLX Systems Inc.
PPLX, provides intellectual-property valuation and lifecycle management software and Web-based services to legal and licensing professionals, intellectual property auditors, brokers and lawyers, chief financial officers, controllers, and research and development executives.
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announced 10/19/2020 via BusinessWire

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp., will acquire The Film Detective

synopsis: Cinedigm, a leading independent content distributor in the United States, has agreed to acquire The Film Detective, a leading content distributor and streaming channel company focused on classic film and television programming.
buyer: Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (CIDM:$32.45)
Cinedigm is a leading independent content distributor in the United States, with direct relationships with over 60,000 physical retail storefronts and digital platforms, including Wal-Mart, Target, iTunes, Netflix, and Amazon, as well as the national Video on Demand platform on cable television. "
target: The Film Detective
The Film Detective is a leading content distributor and streaming channel company focused on classic film and television programming. Many of the titles shown are public domain and have been restored by The Film Detective.
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closed 2/22/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Amdocs Ltd., acquired Vubiquity, Inc.

synopsis: Amdocs, a leading provider of solutions to communications and media companies, has acquired Vubiquity, a leading provider of premium content services and technology solutions. Vubiquity offers a full scope of managed services including digital and OTT distribution to every major media provider.
buyer: Amdocs Ltd. (DOX:$4,169.04)
Amdocs is a leading software and services provider to the world’s most successful communications and media companies. Their Amdocs Optima is a digital customer management and commerce platform designed to rapidly and securely monetize any product or service. "
target: Vubiquity, Inc.
VUBIQUITY is the leading global provider of Premium Content Services. From licensing to delivery, VUBIQUITY offers a full scope of managed services including digital and OTT distribution to every major media provider.
price ($mm)
$224
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closed 11/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Red Arrow Entertainment Group GmbH, acquired Gravitas Ventures

synopsis: Indie distributor Gravitas Ventures has been snapped up by Red Arrow International, an arm of Germany’s ProSiebenSat.1. Gravitas Ventures is a global entertainment distribution operation with the ability to connect filmmakers and producers with consumers through hundreds of media platforms throughout the world.
buyer parent: ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE
buyer: Red Arrow Entertainment Group GmbH (XTRA:PSM:$3,365.78)
Launched in 2010, Red Arrow Entertainment Group is comprised of 21 production companies across 8 countries, alongside global distributors Red Arrow International. "
target: Gravitas Ventures
Gravitas Ventures is a global entertainment distribution operation with the ability to connect filmmakers and producers with consumers through hundreds of media platforms throughout the world.
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closed 1/27/2016 via GlobeNewswire

FilmOn TV Networks, acquired CinemaNow, Inc.

synopsis: FilmOn TV Networks CEO Alki David announced the acquisition of CinemaNow, LLC, one of the pioneers in providing transactional digital storefronts of premium film and TV content, from Regent Equity Partners.
buyer parent: Anakando Media Group
buyer: FilmOn TV Networks
FilmOn TV Networks has over 70 million monthly unique users from around the globe who access nearly 1000 free channels containing licensed, wholly owned, and original content across the genres of news, sports, movies, music, food, travel and more. "
target parent: Regent Equity Partners
target: CinemaNow, Inc.
CinemaNow is a leading over-the-top (OTT) provider of on-demand streaming media available to viewers in North America and Europe. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
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closed 8/31/2015 via BusinessWire

Vubiquity, Inc., acquired Juice Worldwide

synopsis: VUBIQUITY, the leading global provider of premium content services, announced the acquisition of Juice Worldwide, one of the world's top OTT certified and preferred encoding houses and digital delivery agents. The deal is a significant next step in VUBIQUITY’s mission to expand its premium content services and global distribution capabilities.
buyer: Vubiquity, Inc.
VUBIQUITY is the leading global provider of Premium Content Services. From licensing to delivery, VUBIQUITY offers a full scope of managed services including digital and OTT distribution to every major media provider. "
target: Juice Worldwide
Juice Worldwide offers digital supply chain solutions across all media. They are a one-stop-shop for film, television and music content owners requiring media management and multiplatform distribution. Service offerings also include: Post Production, Blu-ray and DVD Authoring and DCP file creation.
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announced 3/3/2015 via PR Newswire

Cameron Thomson Entertainment Ltd., will acquire Inception Media Group LLC

synopsis: Inception Media Group, LLC, a Los Angeles-based media company specializing in the acquisition, licensing and distribution of motion pictures and other filmed entertainment, has executed a Letter of Intent to sell a controlling interest in the company to Toronto-based Cameron Thomson Entertainment.
buyer: Cameron Thomson Entertainment Ltd.
Cameron Thomson Group Ltd., is a business development company specializing in providing corporate development and investment banking services to the media, IT and entertainment industries. Cameron Thomson's expertise is in transforming business ideas into prosperous commercial opportunities. "
target: Inception Media Group LLC
Inception Media Group, LLC is based in Los Angeles and is a diversified media company specializing in the production, acquisition and distribution of motion pictures and other filmed entertainment across all media platforms and channels of distribution.
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closed 5/28/2014 via Yahoo, Inc.

Vubiquity, Inc., acquired FilmFlex Movies Ltd

synopsis: Vubiquity announced that it had acquired FilmFlex Movies Ltd., one of the largest VOD and multiplatform providers outside the United States. FilmFlex provides digital storefront and video on demand services to connected consumers throughout the UK. The company has licensing agreements with major US studios and many independent distributors.
buyer: Vubiquity, Inc.
Vubiquity is the leading global provider of multiplatform video services, helping to bring the most innovative, advanced services into consumers’ homes and onto their connected devices. "
target parent: Sony Corporation
target: FilmFlex Movies Ltd
FilmFlex is one of the most successful movies-on-demand service providers in Europe. The FilmFlex online platform is a managed white label solution that includes website and platform operation, all content management, billing and customer service.
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closed 2/11/2013 via BusinessWire

Rightster, acquired Preview Networks

synopsis: Rightster, the video distribution and monetisation specialist, announced the acquisition of Preview Networks, the leading international provider of digital distribution services for the movie industry. The deal extends Rightster’s YouTube services across Europe and makes Rightster the leading distributor of movie trailers in this region.
buyer: Rightster
Rightster operates and manages the world’s fastest growing digital distribution, marketing and monetisation network, connecting global media rights owners, online video publishers and media agencies, providing the visibility and control required to optimise the commercial value of online video. "
target: Preview Networks
The Preview Networks content marketing platform is an exchange of services for content owners and media owners looking to externally publish or receive digital assets in the form of video, graphics, or text.
price ($mm)
$0.38
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closed 7/26/2012 via BNC Analysis

Bonded Services Group LLC, purchased Inception Digital Service from Inception Media Group LLC

synopsis: Bonded Services Group has announced that it has acquired a leading provider of digital services, Inception Digital Services LLC from Inception Media Group LLC. The deal will allow Bonded to offer its clients a wide range of digital services that will help them capitalize on the burgeoning digital media and distribution business.
buyer parent: Wicks Group of Companies
buyer: Bonded Services Group LLC
Bonded Services is a leading global provider of custom value-added warehousing, logistics, supplychain,and related support services to movie studios, television production companies, advertising agencies, corporations, government entities, and other producers of high-value media assets. "
seller: Inception Media Group LLC
Inception Media Group is based in Santa Monica, California and is a diversified media company specializing in the production, acquisition and distribution of motion pictures and other filmed entertainment across all media platforms and channels of distribution.
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announced 11/19/2008 via PR Newswire

Sonic Solution, will acquire CinemaNow, Inc.

synopsis: Sonic Solutions, the leader in digital media software, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CinemaNow, a privately held online entertainment provider based in Marina Del Rey, California.
buyer: Sonic Solution (SNIC:$0.00)
Sonic is the world's leading supplier of authoring systems for digital media – DVD and CD – production. Beginning in 1986, Sonic set the standard for quality, productivity and creativity for digital audio workstations and CD premastering. "
target: CinemaNow, Inc.
CinemaNow, Inc. is an innovator in digital entertainment technology, delivering high-quality Hollywood movies, TV shows and music videos to users across multiple platforms.
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closed 12/4/2007 via BusinessWire

Zipidee, acquired TotalVid.com

synopsis: Zipidee announced that it has acquired the TotalVid.com business from Landmark Communications, making it the Internet’s largest digital marketplace for mid- to long-tail instructional, educational, and special interest ‘pay for’ content.
buyer: Zipidee
Zipidee is the Internet’s largest digital Prosumer Generated Content (PGC) marketplace for instructional, educational, health and fitness, sports, and special interest content. Zipidee has a rapidly expanding seller network of more than 600 content producers and distributors. "
target parent: Landmark Communications, Inc.
target: TotalVid.com
TotalVid allows you to select from thousands of videos in over 50 categories, for as little as $1.99. View these high-quality full-screen digital videos as often as you want, over a seven day period. There are no late fees, and since you’re downloading, you have nothing to return.
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announced 8/5/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Blinkx Plc, will acquire Grab Media

synopsis: Blinkx, the Internet Media platform powered by CORE, the world’s most advanced video engine, that connects consumers with advertisers through professionally generated content online, entered into an all cash transaction with Grab Media, a leading online video content syndication and advertising platform.
buyer: Blinkx Plc (AIM:RTHM:$316.02)
Blinkx plc is the world's largest and most advanced video search engine. Today, Blinkx has indexed more than 35 million hours of audio, video, viral and TV content, and made it fully searchable and available on demand. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: Grab Media
Grab Media is a leading premium video distribution company. It connects premium video content from a wide collection of professional sources and brand-name advertisers to ideal viewers. Marketers rely on Grab Media to position their message in front of large-scale, engaged audiences.
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closed 9/18/2015 via BNC Analysis

Zealot Networks, acquired Nirvana Digital

synopsis: Multi-platform digital media company Zealot Networks has announced its latest acquisition, Mumbai based multi-channel network Nirvana Digital. Nirvana Digital enables content owners to monetize their music and video on premiere Internet & Mobile channels such as Amazon VOD, Apple iTunes, YouTube, Dailymotion, HULU, Netflix and more.
buyer: Zealot Networks
Zealot Networks, Inc. is a digital-first media and entertainment company poised to lead the next chapter in the ongoing evolution of digital media with its holistic approach to connecting entrepreneurs with brands and like-minded communities. "
target: Nirvana Digital
Nirvana Digital enables content owners to monetize their music and video on premiere Internet & Mobile channels such as Amazon VOD, Apple iTunes, YouTube, Dailymotion, HULU, Netflix and more.
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closed 7/29/2010 via Company Press Release

The Orchard Enterprises Inc merged with Dimensional Associates, LLC,

synopsis: The Orchard, a global leader in music and video distribution and comprehensive digital strategy, announced the completion of its acquisition byDimensional Associates, LLC, the New York-based private equity arm of JDS Capital Management, Inc. and the majority owner of The Orchard.
buyer parent: JDS Capital Management, Inc.
buyer: Dimensional Associates, LLC
Dimensional Associates LLC is a private equity firm. It seeks to invest in digital media with a focus on online music distribution. It operates as a subsidiary of JDS Capital Management, Inc. The firm is based in Rye, New York. "
target: The Orchard Enterprises Inc (:$62.27)
The Orchard is an independent music and video distributor specializing in comprehensive digital strategies for content owners. Through innovative global marketing and promotions, The Orchard drives sales across more than 660 digital and mobile storefronts in 75 countries.
price ($mm)[EV]
$7.55 [$3.07]*
rev ($mm)
$62
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/18/2019 via Company Press Release

Banijay Group, acquired Funwood Media

synopsis: Banijay Rights announces the acquisition of Funwood Media. Incorporating both of the businesses sub-brands, Funwood Media Italia and Funwood Media Ibérica. Funwood Media is a forward-thinking media company that works in the television sector covering the distribution, production and licensing of media products
buyer: Banijay Group
Headquartered in Paris, Banijay Group is a global production and distribution company creating premium content for television and multimedia platforms in all genres including entertainment, drama, factual, reality, docudrama and kids programming. "
target: Funwood Media
Funwood Media is a forward-thinking media company that works in the television sector covering the distribution, production and licensing of media products. Operating primarily across Italy and Spain, Funwood Media works with many of the leading players across both regions.
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closed 2/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., acquired Universum

synopsis: KKR, a leading global investment firm, has acquired Universum, one of Germany's leading independent film distributors. Universum has a rights library of some 3,700 titles, including German rights to such recent features as The Hateful 8 and Vice. They are based in Munich.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$4,715.61)
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, growth equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate and credit, with strategic manager partnerships that manage hedge funds. "
target parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
target: Universum
One of Germany's leading independent film distributors, Universum has a rights library of some 3,700 titles, including German rights to such recent features as The Hateful 8 and Vice. They are based in Munich.
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closed 7/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Entertainment One Ltd, acquired Sierra/Affinity LLC

synopsis: Entertainment One, an independent studio that produces and distributes media content, has acquired full ownership of Sierra Pictures LLC, a leading feature film production and global sales company based in California.
buyer: Entertainment One Ltd (LSE:ETO:$1,173.08)
Entertainment One is a global independent studio that specialises in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. The Company’s diversified expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales, family programming, and more. "
target: Sierra/Affinity LLC
Sierra/Affinity (Sierra Pictures) is a feature film production and global sales company. They capitalize on the global film marketplace representing sales of third party films and commercial films designed to appeal to both the North American marketplace as well as top markets around the globe.
price ($mm)
$5.95
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closed 4/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Film Finances Inc., acquired Signature Entertainment Limited

synopsis: Signature Entertainment, one of the U.K.'s largest independent distributors, has been bought by FFI Holdings, the parent company of Hollywood completion guarantees specialist Film Finances. Signature has released more than 600 titles across the fiction and non-fiction spaces into the British market.
buyer: Film Finances Inc. (AIM:FFI:$80.57)
Film Finances Inc. (FFI) is the world leader in completion contracts. They help movies get to the big screen. FFI provides financiers with a service that gives them an assurance that the film will be delivered on time and that the over-budget costs would not be the financier’s responsibility. "
target: Signature Entertainment Limited
UK film distributor Signature Entertainment was founded in 2011, and has released more than 600 titles across the fiction and non-fiction spaces into the British market, including documentaries Spinning Plates and Last Call at the Oasis,
price ($mm)
$5.00
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closed 2/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

levelFilm, acquired Search Engine Films Inc.

synopsis: Indie film sales distributor levelFilm has acquired rival distributor Search Engine Films. Search Engine Films is an independent film distributor and production company based in Toronto, Canada, that specializes in films that are provocative, compelling, hilarious, and insightful.
buyer: levelFilm
levelFILM is an entertainment distribution company that specializes in acquiring, developing, marketing and selling quality independent films to audiences across North America. levelFILM has a focus on balancing traditional distribution tactics with non-traditional digital platforms. "
target: Search Engine Films Inc.
Search Engine Films is an independent film distributor and production company based in Toronto, Canada. Co-Founded by industry veteran John Bain in 2013, Search Engine specializes in films that are provocative, compelling, hilarious, and insightful.
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announced 7/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

The Movie Studio, Inc., will acquire Emerging Pictures

synopsis: The Movie Studio, Inc. will acquire Emerging Pictures and all of its assets, including its innovative technology for a Commercial VOD (Video on Demand) digital delivery platform presently deployed in over 130 theaters. Emerging Pictures' assets includes distribution rights to many hundreds of critically acclaimed films and independent cinema.
buyer: The Movie Studio, Inc. (OTCPK:MVES:$0.02)
The Movie Studio, Inc. is a publicly traded media and motion picture production and distribution company. The Company is the premier full production movie studio in Miami, Florida area. The studio produces and distributes its films worldwide. "
target parent: Mobio Technologies Inc.
target: Emerging Pictures
Emerging Pictures is an all-digital Film and Alternate Content network of theaters in the United States. Through its network of theaters, Emerging cost effectively exhibits critically acclaimed films, cultural programming, art films, documentaries, foreign language films and independent cinema.
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EBITDA ($mm)
($0.11)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.14)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: AIM:SYQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SyQic Plc
SyQic Plc
Yoonic was developed by SyQic, one of the fastest growing Over-The-Top (OTT) IPTV managed services companies in Asia. Yoonic TV provides users with their favorite channels, movies, TV series and other video content direct to their mobile device or tablet of their choice.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$7.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.10
EBIT ($mm)
$0.97
Net Income ($mm)
$0.17
Employees
42
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Ticker: AIM:BOOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Audioboom
Audioboom
AudioBoom is the leading podcasting and on-demand audio platform for hosting, distributing and monetizing content. With offices in London, Melbourne, Mumbai and New York City, they host thousands of podcasts with top tier audio content producers from around the world.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.59
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.39)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.42)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
38
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Ticker: CIDM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp.
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp.
Cinedigm is a leading independent content distributor in the United States, with direct relationships with thousands of physical retail storefronts and digital platforms, including Wal-Mart, Target, iTunes, Netflix, and Amazon, as well as the national Video on Demand platform on cable television.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$32.45
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.24
EBIT ($mm)
($8.23)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
71
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Ticker: DB:SD1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SendR
SendR – through its affiliate companies – is a digital distributor and license exploitation enabler. Thus SendR currently enables the non-physical exploitation of approximately more than a million media assets (audio- and video-tracks) at about 140 licensees.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$11.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.22
EBIT ($mm)
($0.02)
Net Income ($mm)
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