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closed 2/24/2010 via

Saunders Acquisition Corporation, acquired Franklin Electronic Publishers, Inc.

synopsis: Franklin Electronic Publishers, Incorporated, a world leader in electronic handheld information, reported that a Special Committee of its Board of Directors approved an Agreement and Plan of Merger with Saunders Acquisition Corporation. Saunders is owned by current senior management of Franklin.
buyer: Saunders Acquisition Corporation
Saunders Acquisition Corporation is a special purpose acquisition corporation formed by the current senior management of Franklin Electronic Publishers for the purpose of acquiring that company. "
target: Franklin Electronic Publishers, Inc.
Franklin Electronic Publishers, Incorporated is a world leader in electronic handheld information, having sold approximately 41,000,000 electronic books. Current titles available directly or through partners number more than 116,000 in sixteen languages under license from world class publishers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$12 [$4]*
rev ($mm)
$45
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0.3x
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closed 7/27/2006 via PR Newswire

Franklin Electronic Publishers, Inc., acquired Kreutzfeldt Electronic Publishing GmbH

synopsis: Franklin Electronic Publishers, Inc., announced it has acquired 100% of the stock of Kreutzfeldt Electronic Publishing GmbH, a data conversion company based in Hamburg, Germany.
buyer: Franklin Electronic Publishers, Inc.
Franklin Electronic Publishers, Incorporated is a world leader in electronic handheld information, having sold approximately 41,000,000 electronic books. Current titles available directly or through partners number more than 116,000 in sixteen languages under license from world class publishers. "
target: Kreutzfeldt Electronic Publishing GmbH
Kreutzfeldt Electronic Publishing (KEP) is a multimedia company which focuses on mobile eBooks and eLearning. KEP provides data preparation and conversion to international publishers.
price ($mm)
$0.92
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closed 6/2/2021 via BNC Analysis

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, acquired Head of Zeus

synopsis: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, a global independent publisher, has acquired Head of Zeus Limited (HoZ), an independent publishing house in the UK. HoZ publishes genre fiction, narrative nonfiction and children’s books. Their authors write biographies, crime novels, romances, popular science, thrillers, historical fiction, fantasy, and more.
buyer: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc (LSE:BMY:$261.90)
Bloomsbury Publishing is a global independent publisher across trade, specialist, professional, school, and higher education markets. Its Academic division publishes around 1,800 titles per year, specializing in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. "
target: Head of Zeus
Head of Zeus (HoZ) is an independent publishing house in the UK. HoZ publishes genre fiction, narrative nonfiction and children’s books. Their authors write biographies, crime novels, romances, popular science, thrillers, historical fiction, fantasy, science fiction, cook books, and more.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/28/2021 via Company Press Release

Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, will acquire Lion Hudson Ltd

synopsis: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (SPCK), the UK’s leading independent Christian publisher, will acquire Lion Hudson from AFD Software, a provider of address management solutions in the UK. Lion Hudson is a British publishing company that publishes books and other media for children and adults to help them grow in their Christian faith.
buyer: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge
SPCK Publishing is a recognised market-leader in the areas of Theology and Christian Spirituality, publishing authors such as Tom Wright, Rowan Williams and more. "
target parent: AFD Software
target: Lion Hudson Ltd
Lion Hudson is a British publishing company. Lion Hudson publishes books and other media for children and adults to help them grow in their Christian faith. Their offer bible references, prayer books, Christian biographies, history books, biblical fiction, picture books, and more.
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closed 3/4/2021 via BNC Analysis

Play Magnus AS, acquired Everyman Chess

synopsis: Play Magnus Group, a Norwegian chess training platform, has acquired Everyman Chess, the world's leading chess book publisher. Everyman Chess publishes chess books for every level of player. Their catalog of over 400 titles includes books by chess grandmasters all over the world, including Garry Kasparov, Yasser Seirawan, and Alexei Shirov.
buyer: Play Magnus AS (OB:PMG-ME:$7.90)
Headquartered in Norway, Play Magnus is a chess training platform. Magnus Trainer’s effective and engaging lessons are perfect for total beginners to intermediate players, but also includes advanced topics for experienced players and lifelong learners. "
target: Everyman Chess
Everyman Chess is the world's leading chess book publisher. Everyman Chess publishes chess books for every level of player. Their catalog of over 400 titles includes books by chess grandmasters all over the world, including Garry Kasparov, Yasser Seirawan, Vladimir Kramnik, and Alexei Shirov.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 2/1/2021 via BNC Analysis

Play Magnus AS, acquired New In Chess

synopsis: Play Magnus Group, a Norwegian chess training platform, has acquired New In Chess, the world's leading chess magazine. New In Chess features interviews, chess training and historical articles, and game comments by the world's leading players. The company also publishes chess books about opening theory, chess history, and more.
buyer: Play Magnus AS (OB:PMG-ME:$7.90)
Headquartered in Norway, Play Magnus is a chess training platform. Magnus Trainer’s effective and engaging lessons are perfect for total beginners to intermediate players, but also includes advanced topics for experienced players and lifelong learners. "
target: New In Chess
New In Chess is the world's leading chess magazine. New In Chess features on-the-spot tournament reports, interviews, chess training and historical articles, and game comments by the world's leading players. The company also publishes chess books about opening theory, chess history, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 1/31/2021 via BNC Analysis

Turner Publishing Company, acquired Prospect Park Books LLC

synopsis: Turner Publishing Company announced its acquisition of Prospect Park Books of Altadena, California. Prospect Park Books is a general trade publisher focusing on fiction, mysteries, cooking/food, humor, and regional/gift titles. The acquisition comprises more than 100 existing titles and approximately 11 titles in the process of being published.
buyer: Turner Publishing Company
Founded in 1985, Turner Publishing Company is an award-winning independent publisher based in Nashville, Tennessee, that currently publishes more than 5,000 titles. It has been named five times to Publishers Weekly's Fastest Growing Publishers List. "
target: Prospect Park Books LLC
Prospect Park Books is a California native, publishing beautiful print and digital books with wit, creativity, and intelligence. They're a general trade publisher focusing on fiction, mysteries, cooking/food, humor, and regional/gift titles.
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closed 12/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Welbeck Publishing Group, acquired Trigger Publishing

synopsis: Welbeck Publishing Group, a leading British publisher, has become the majority owner of UK-based Trigger Publishing, a publisher of mental health and wellbeing books for adults and children. Mental health books on the list will continue to publish under Trigger, which becomes part of a new wellness imprint called Welbeck Balance.
buyer: Welbeck Publishing Group
Welbeck Publishing Group is a leading UK-based publishing group. Welbeck Publishing Group is focused on illustrated reference, sport, entertainment, and children’s books, publishing under six imprints: Carlton, Goodman, Goodman Fiell, André Deutsch, Prion, and Carlton Kids. "
target: Trigger Publishing
Based in the UK, Trigger is an independent publisher devoted to opening up conversations about mental health and wellbeing. Trigger publishes books on a wide range of topics surrounding mental health and wellness, as well as launching Upside Down Books, its collection aimed at children.
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announced 11/25/2020 via BusinessWire

Penguin Random House, will acquire Simon & Schuster, Inc.

synopsis: ViacomCBS Inc. is to sell the publishing business Simon & Schuster to Penguin Random House, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA. Simon & Schuster is a global leader in general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for readers of all ages, and in all printed, digital and audio formats.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
buyer: Penguin Random House
Penguin Random House is an American multinational conglomerate publishing company formed in 2013 from the merger of Random House and Penguin Group. Penguin Random House is the world's largest English language trade publisher, bringing people the best in fiction, nonfiction, and children's books. "
target parent: ViacomCBS Inc.
target: Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Simon & Schuster is a global leader in general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for readers of all ages, and in all printed, digital and audio formats.
price ($mm)
$2,175
rev ($mm)
$814
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/7/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Agillic, acquired Gyldendal A/S

synopsis: Agillic, a leading Danish omnichannel marketing software company, has acquired Gyldendal A/S, Denmark’s oldest and largest publishing house. With the acquisition, Gyldendal will be executing emails, SMS messages, and activating data through the Agillic platform to reach audiences in the Google, Facebook, and Adform ecosystems.
buyer: Agillic (CPSE:AGILC:$8.39)
Agillic is a Danish software company enabling marketers to maximise the use of data and translate it into relevant and personalised communication establishing strong relations between people and brands. "
target: Gyldendal A/S (:$140.57)
Gyldendal is Denmark's oldest and largest publishing house, consisting of Gyldendal Publishing, Gyldendal Education, and Systime. Founded in 1770, the company has been working to enrich Danish book readers with knowledge, art, culture, and entertaining reading experiences.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$135
EBITDA ($mm)
$13
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
0.0x
closed 9/18/2020 via gamesindustry.biz

Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc., acquired Reflector Entertainment

synopsis: Bandai Namco Entertainment, a Japanese multinational video game developer and publisher, has acquired Reflector Entertainment, a transmedia company in Canada. Reflector creates universes that tell stories across multiple platforms. Their first product, Unknown 9, is a paranormal mystery that unfolds across novels, comics, podcasts and video games.
buyer parent: BANDAI NAMCO Holdings, Inc.
buyer: Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc.
Bandai Namco Entertainment is a Japanese multinational video game developer and publisher. Bandai Namco publishes and develops games for all major video game consoles, iOS, Android, and online platforms. Their top video game franchises include PAC-MAN, Tekken, Galaga, Ace Combat, and more. "
target: Reflector Entertainment
Reflector Entertainment is a transmedia company in Canada. Reflector creates expanding universes that tell stories across multiple platforms. Their first product, Unknown 9, is a paranormal mystery that unfolds across a wide variety of platforms, including novels, comics, podcasts and video games.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
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closed 9/9/2020 via Company Press Release

Hachette UK, acquired Laurence King Publishing Ltd.

synopsis: Hachette UK has announced the acquisition of Laurence King Publishing (LKP), the UK’s leading gift publisher and one of the country’s top three art publishers. Established in London in 1991, LKP is recognised as one of the world’s leading publishers of books and gifts on the creative arts.
buyer parent: Lagardère SCA
buyer: Hachette UK
Hachette UK is a leading UK publishing group. The group is made up of ten autonomous publishing divisions and over fifty imprints with a rich and diverse history. Hachette UK is owned by Hachette Livre, the world’s second largest trade and educational publisher. "
target: Laurence King Publishing Ltd.
Established in London in 1991, Laurence King Publishing (LKP) is recognised as one of the world’s leading publishers of books and gifts on the creative arts. These include Johanna Basford’s Secret Garden and Enchanted Forest adult colouring books.
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closed 9/3/2020 via Publishers Weekly

ABRAMS Books, acquired Cameron + Company

synopsis: Illustrated book publisher Abrams has acquired Cameron + Company, a family-owned independent house that specializes in books on photography art, lifestyle, children’s titles, and regional topics. Cameron + Company will operate as a standalone division at Abrams while giving Abrams a new West Coast perspective.
buyer parent: La Martiniere Groupe
buyer: ABRAMS Books
ABRAMS was the first company in the United States to specialize in publishing art and illustrated books. The company publishes works in the areas of art, photography, cooking, craft, comics, interior and garden design, entertainment, fashion, and popular culture, as well as children’s books. "
target: Cameron + Company
Cameron+Company is a boutique publishing house, creating and distributing quality books and calendars with a focus on photography, art, food+wine, children’s literature, and publications of regional interest.
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closed 6/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

Welbeck Publishing Group, acquired Eddison Books Ltd

synopsis: Welbeck Publishing Group has bought the assets of wellness publisher Eddison Books. Eddison Books was launched in 1892 under the name Eddison Saad, and published illustrated mind, body and spirit non-fiction. It was relaunched in 2015 and the company expanded to publish health, diet and fitness-related literature, in addition to self-help books.
buyer: Welbeck Publishing Group
Welbeck Publishing Group is a UK-based publishing group. Welbeck Publishing Group is focused on illustrated non-fiction and children’s books for the co-edition market as well as commercial fiction and non-fiction. "
target: Eddison Books Ltd
Eddison Books was launched in 1892 under the name Eddison Saad, and published illustrated mind, body and spirit non-fiction. It was relaunched in 2015 and the company expanded to publish health, diet and fitness-related literature, in addition to self-help books.
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closed 6/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

Intellect Ltd, acquired HammerOn Press

synopsis: Intellect, a UK-based academic publisher for scholars and practitioners teaching and researching in the arts, media and creative industries, has acquired HammerOn Press, an independent publisher in the UK. HammerOn Press publishes nonfiction focusing on feminist, anti-racist, trans, queer and anti-fascist subjects.
buyer: Intellect Ltd
Intellect is a UK-based academic publisher for scholars and practitioners teaching and researching in the arts, media and creative industries. Intellect publishes over 100 journals and over 50 academic books a year. Intellect seeks to offer an unbiased platform for quality critical debate. "
target: HammerOn Press
HammerOn Press is an independent publisher in the UK. HammerOn Press publishes nonfiction focusing on feminist, anti-racist, trans, queer and anti-fascist subjects. Their titles explore topics such as popular culture, community heritage, youth work, para-academia and the history of social movements.
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closed 5/13/2020 via Company Press Release

Pelican Publishing Co., Inc., acquired River Road Press LLC

synopsis: Arcadia Publishing, the nation’s leading publisher of books of local history and local interest, announced that it has acquired River Road Press, the dynamic publisher of books about New Orleans, Louisiana and the surrounding region. Its catalog includes bestsellers such as The Incomparable Magazine Street, by John Magill.
buyer parent: Lezen Acquisition
buyer: Pelican Publishing Co., Inc.
Pelican Publishing has been committed to publishing books of quality that enrich the lives of those who read them. In the 93 years since publishing William Faulkner and William Spratling’s Sherwood Anderson and Other Creole Characters, Pelican has pushed the perceptions of Southern publishing. "
target: River Road Press LLC
River Road Press, the dynamic publisher of books about New Orleans, Louisiana and the surrounding region. Its catalog includes bestsellers such as The Incomparable Magazine Street, by John Magill and Simon of New Orleans, by Yvonne Spear Perret.
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closed 4/1/2020 via BNC Analysis

Jonathan Ball Publishers (Pty) Ltd., acquired Icon Books

synopsis: Jonathan Ball Publishers, a leading publisher and distributor of English general books in South Africa, has acquired Icon Books, an independent publisher in the UK. Icon Books is a non-fiction publisher is a member of the Independent Alliance, and features titles across popular science, history, psychology, and current affairs.
buyer parent: Naspers Ltd.
buyer: Jonathan Ball Publishers (Pty) Ltd.
Jonathan Ball Publishers is a leading publisher and distributor of English general books in South Africa. The company specializes in South African history, politics, and current affairs and acts as agents for British and American publishers marketing and distributing on their behalf. "
target: Icon Books
Icon Books is an independent publisher in the UK that specialises in intelligent, quality non-fiction for a general audience. Their Introducing Graphic Guide series thrives alongside a list of books in science, history, politics, sport, language, humour, and more.
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closed 3/20/2020 via Company Press Release

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, acquired Zed Books Limited

synopsis: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, a global independent publisher, has acquired Zed Books Limited, the London-based academic and non-fiction publisher. Zed will operate within Bloomsbury's Academic & Professional division, strengthening its offerings in African Studies and Development Studies.
buyer: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc (LSE:BMY:$261.90)
Bloomsbury Publishing is a global independent publisher across trade, specialist, professional, school, and higher education markets. Its Academic division publishes around 1,800 titles per year, specializing in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. "
target: Zed Books Limited
UK-based Zed is the world's largest publishing collective that operates in two divisions, Zed Books and Zed Scholar. Zed Books publishes socially and politically meaningful books for general readers. Zed Scholar is an award-winning, academic publisher of critical social science research.
price ($mm)
$2.28
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/2/2020 via Publishers Weekly

Mango Publishing, acquired Yellow Pear Press

synopsis: Mango Publishing, an innovative independent publisher, has acquired Yellow Pear Press, a boutique publisher that specializes in lifestyle and regional titles as well as notecards and journals. Yellow Pear Press publishes beautifully designed books that inspire and delight book lovers who appreciate distinctive, insightful, witty, and playful books.
buyer: Mango Publishing
Mango Publishing is an innovative independent publisher. Mango's goal is to create high-quality books that explore new ideas and start conversations with their readers. Their books covers a broad range of topics, including new science, de-cluttering, creativity, lifestyle, personal growth, and more."
target: Yellow Pear Press
Yellow Pear Press is a boutique publisher that specializes in lifestyle and regional titles as well as notecards and journals. Yellow Pear Press publishes beautifully designed books that inspire and delight book lovers who appreciate distinctive, insightful, witty, and playful books.
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closed 10/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Vesuvian Media Group, acquired Black Spot Books

synopsis: Vesuvian Media Group, a Los Angeles–based books-to-film multimedia company, has acquired Black Spot Books, a small-press publisher specializing in speculative fiction that has released about 12 titles of speculative fiction with another dozen in the publishing pipeline.
buyer: Vesuvian Media Group
Vesuvian Media Group is a books-to-film multimedia corporation dedicated to creating quality entertainment across literary and visual arts. Through the divisions of Vesuvian Books and Vesuvian Entertainment, VMG provides Hollywood unparalleled access to high quality content and talent. "
target: Black Spot Books
Black Spot Books is a small-press publisher specializing in speculative fiction. They aim to release books monthly and their books include Peril in the Old Country by Sam Hooker and And Then There Were Crows by Alcy Leyva.
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closed 2/24/2010 via

Saunders Acquisition Corporation, acquired Franklin Electronic Publishers, Inc.

synopsis: Franklin Electronic Publishers, Incorporated, a world leader in electronic handheld information, reported that a Special Committee of its Board of Directors approved an Agreement and Plan of Merger with Saunders Acquisition Corporation. Saunders is owned by current senior management of Franklin.
buyer: Saunders Acquisition Corporation
Saunders Acquisition Corporation is a special purpose acquisition corporation formed by the current senior management of Franklin Electronic Publishers for the purpose of acquiring that company. "
target: Franklin Electronic Publishers, Inc.
Franklin Electronic Publishers, Incorporated is a world leader in electronic handheld information, having sold approximately 41,000,000 electronic books. Current titles available directly or through partners number more than 116,000 in sixteen languages under license from world class publishers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$12 [$4]*
rev ($mm)
$45
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/27/2006 via PR Newswire

Franklin Electronic Publishers, Inc., acquired Kreutzfeldt Electronic Publishing GmbH

synopsis: Franklin Electronic Publishers, Inc., announced it has acquired 100% of the stock of Kreutzfeldt Electronic Publishing GmbH, a data conversion company based in Hamburg, Germany.
buyer: Franklin Electronic Publishers, Inc.
Franklin Electronic Publishers, Incorporated is a world leader in electronic handheld information, having sold approximately 41,000,000 electronic books. Current titles available directly or through partners number more than 116,000 in sixteen languages under license from world class publishers. "
target: Kreutzfeldt Electronic Publishing GmbH
Kreutzfeldt Electronic Publishing (KEP) is a multimedia company which focuses on mobile eBooks and eLearning. KEP provides data preparation and conversion to international publishers.
price ($mm)
$0.92
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closed 2/24/2010 via

Saunders Acquisition Corporation, acquired Franklin Electronic Publishers, Inc.

synopsis: Franklin Electronic Publishers, Incorporated, a world leader in electronic handheld information, reported that a Special Committee of its Board of Directors approved an Agreement and Plan of Merger with Saunders Acquisition Corporation. Saunders is owned by current senior management of Franklin.
buyer: Saunders Acquisition Corporation
Saunders Acquisition Corporation is a special purpose acquisition corporation formed by the current senior management of Franklin Electronic Publishers for the purpose of acquiring that company. "
target: Franklin Electronic Publishers, Inc.
Franklin Electronic Publishers, Incorporated is a world leader in electronic handheld information, having sold approximately 41,000,000 electronic books. Current titles available directly or through partners number more than 116,000 in sixteen languages under license from world class publishers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$12 [$4]*
rev ($mm)
$45
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Al Aman Investment, acquired First Education Company

synopsis: Al Aman Investment, which is a subsidiary of The Securities House, announced it has completed the acquisition of First Education Company, a Kuwaiti share holding company located in Kuwait city. It was founded in 2005 to be a leader in providing diverse educational and learning services of high quality and competitive costs at all learning levels.
buyer parent: The Securities House
buyer: Al Aman Investment (KWSE:ALAMAN:$16.21)
Al Aman investment Company is a Public Kuwaiti Shareholding Company listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange under the ticker “Al Aman”. The idea behind the establishment of Al Aman in 2005 was to create an institution for Sharia compliant wealth management with unlimited growth potential. "
target: First Education Company
First Education Company is a Kuwaiti share holding company located in Kuwait city, Kuwait. It was founded in 2005 to be a leader in providing diverse educational and learning services of high quality and competitive costs at all learning levels.
price ($mm)
$59
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Naspers Ltd.
Naspers Ltd.
Founded in 1915, Naspers is a global internet and entertainment group and one of the largest technology investors in the world. Operating in more than 130 countries and markets with long-term growth potential, Naspers builds leading companies that empower people and enrich communities.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$4,001.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($512.00)
EBIT ($mm)
($642.00)
Net Income ($mm)
$3,137.00
Employees
25527
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Ticker: RCSM.MI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RCS MediaGroup
RCS MediaGroup
RCS MediaGroup is a multimedia publishing group that operates in daily newspapers, magazines and books, radio broadcasting, new media and digital TV. It is also one of the leading operators in the advertisement sales & distribution markets.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$1,988.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$37.78
EBIT ($mm)
($69.92)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4134
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Ticker: HLSE:SAA1V
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sanoma Oyj
Sanoma Oyj
Sanoma is an inspiring, relevant and trusted consumer media and learning company. Ever since its formation in 1889, the company has held creativity and independent thinking at its core in order to deliver high-quality content in new and different ways.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,000.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$249.65
EBIT ($mm)
$113.99
Net Income ($mm)
$12.46
Employees
3953
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Ticker: TSE:9470
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gakken Co. Ltd.
Gakken Co. Ltd.
The Gakken Group is involved in the daily lives of people on many different levels through its broad scope of business activities. Gakken carries out wide-ranging publishing activities, provides various classrooms and preparatory schools, and other preschool- and school-related activities.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$750.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.94
EBIT ($mm)
$8.16
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3035
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Ticker: LSE:DCC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DCC plc
Ireland-based DCC is a leading international sales, marketing, and support services group with a clear focus on performance and growth. It operates through four divisions: LPG, Retail & Oil, Technology, and Healthcare.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$19,558.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$768.67
EBIT ($mm)
$533.79
Net Income ($mm)
$300.45
Employees
12553
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Ticker: NYSE:HCHC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HC2 Holdings, Inc.
HC2 Holdings, Inc. is a publicly traded diversified holding company, which seeks opportunities to acquire and grow businesses that can generate long-term sustainable free cash flow and attractive returns in order to maximize value for all stakeholders.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,629.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$46.22
EBIT ($mm)
$12.08
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2744
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Ticker: TSX:QTRH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quarterhill Inc.
Quarterhill Inc.
Quarterhill is focused on the disciplined acquisition, management and growth of companies in dedicated technology areas including, vertical market software and solutions, intelligent industrial systems, and innovation and licensing.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$131.13
EBITDA ($mm)
$32.80
EBIT ($mm)
$15.17
Net Income ($mm)
$7.14
Employees
378
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Ticker: WSE:SMT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SMT S.A.
SMT S.A. is a holding company operating in three dynamically developing areas: Technology outsourcing, Process outsourcing, and Sales outsourcing. They offer services in software development, IT competences outsourcing, and more.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$60.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.54
EBIT ($mm)
$4.64
Net Income ($mm)
$4.09
Employees
169
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Ticker: IAO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IA Global, Inc.
IA Global, Inc. is a strategic holding Company with a dedicated focus on growth through mergers and acquisitions in the Pacific Rim region. They identify and invest in business opportunities to grow and enhance the performance of businesses across all business metrics.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$57.11
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.20)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.56)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
585
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Ticker: SEHK:472
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Silkroad Culturaltainment Limited
New Silkroad Culturaltainment Limited is an investment holding company listed on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The businesses of its subsidiaries cover various industry sectors, including: real estate development and property management; cultural tourism and gaming; and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$37.16
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.77)
EBIT ($mm)
($10.82)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
971
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Ticker: BOMN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boston Omaha Corp
Boston Omaha Corporation is a holding company owning subsidiaries engaged in diverse business activities including advertising, real estate, insurance and other investments. They have the singular goal of growing book value per share through deploying capital into existing and new business holdings.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$33.46
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.85)
EBIT ($mm)
($14.36)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
136
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Ticker: KLSE:SMRT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SMR Group
SMR Group
SMR is dedicated to helping people learn and perform. They are committed to proving world class learning solutions. While they work globally, their focus remains largely Asia, specifically South East Asia and the Middle East.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$29.36
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.90)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.28)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
29
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Ticker: ENKG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Godfather Media, Inc.
Godfather Media, Inc.
Godfather Media, Inc. is an American holding company, that will take ownership with minor or 100% interest in a number of subsidiary companies. Godfather Media's portfolio will be comprised primarily of long-term investments in small to medium market companies.
year
2007
rev ($mm)
$13.60
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.45)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
71
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Ticker: KWSE:SECH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Securities House
The Securities House
The Securities House is a public shareholding company founded in Kuwait in 1982. It continually expands its portfolio of investments and its network of shareholders and investors, remaining committed to building trust and reliance in their growing returns.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$9.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1.26
Net Income ($mm)
$0.21
Employees
0
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Ticker: AMEX:DPW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DPW Holdings
DPW Holdings
DPW Holdings is a diverse holding company with a growth strategy of acquiring undervalued assets, disruptive technologies, sustainable solutions and impactful ventures for incubation and development to reach their full potential for long-term growth and returns for investors.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$8.66
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.50)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
25
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Ticker: OTCPK:NOVC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Novation Companies, Inc.
Novation Companies, Inc.
Novation looks for technology-enabled service businesses with a differentiated value proposition for their customers and an innovative idea that fits our vision and core strengths perfectly.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$5.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.66
EBIT ($mm)
$0.54
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
115
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Ticker: SEHK:8022
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TLT Lottotainment Group Limited
TLT Lottotainment Group Limited
TLT Lottotainment Group Limited is principally engaged in investment holdings. The subsidiaries of the company are engaged in the rendering of travel agent services, entertainment programme production, events organization, TV-series production, operation of an artist training school, and more.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$4.96
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.43)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.45)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
39
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Ticker: OTCPK:ROKK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rokk3r
Rokk3r
Rokk3r is a strategic holding company. Rokk3r invests in creating, acquiring and integrating companies, leveraging exponential technologies to achieve maximum social impact, value and returns. They help their companies to increase value, mitigate risk, and remain at the edge of innovation.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$4.26
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.87)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.88)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: WNRC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WENR Corporation
WENR Corporation
WENR is a holding company, which directly owns or owns marketing rights in various growth stage companies. WENR provides senior management assistance and secures working capital for marketing development.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$2.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.44
EBIT ($mm)
$0.38
Net Income ($mm)
$0.34
Employees
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