Like Arts & Exhibitions International

closed 4/23/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Premier Exhibitions, Inc., acquired Arts & Exhibitions International

synopsis: Premier Exhibitions, Inc. a leading presenter of touring exhibitions around the world, announced that it has acquired the assets of Arts & Exhibitions International (AEI), a major presenter of touring and museum exhibitions. AEI is a subsidiary of Los Angeles-based live entertainment and concert tour presenter AEG Live.
buyer: Premier Exhibitions, Inc. (PRXI:$27.59)
Premier Exhibitions, Inc., located in Atlanta, GA, is a major provider of museum quality exhibitions throughout the world and a recognized leader in developing and displaying unique exhibitions for education and entertainment. "
target parent: The Anschutz Company
target: Arts & Exhibitions International
Arts & Exhibitions International (AEI) is a major presenter of touring and museum exhibitions. Its assets include objects from the tomb of Tutankhamun, artifacts from the wreck site of the Titanic, relics from Cleopatra’s Royal Palace, the works of Princess Diana and the treasures of the Vatican.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.0x
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closed 1/3/2018 via Company Press Release

IMG Worldwide, Inc., acquired Exhibitions International

synopsis: IMG today announced its acquisition of Exhibitions International, the leading global museum exhibition producer. Exhibitions International’s portfolio of events includes KING TUT: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh, POMPEII: The Exhibition and Mummies of the World.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: IMG Worldwide, Inc.
IMG is a global leader in sports, events, media and fashion, operating in more than 30 countries. The company represents and manages sports figures and fashion icons; stages live events and branded entertainment experiences annually; and is an independent producer and distributor of sports media. "
target: Exhibitions International
Exhibitions International is the leading global museum exhibition producer. Exhibitions International’s portfolio of events includes KING TUT: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh, POMPEII: The Exhibition and Mummies of the World.
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closed 11/2/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Dinosaurs Unearthed merged with Premier Exhibitions, Inc.,

synopsis: Premier Exhibitions, a leading presenter of museum-quality touring exhibitions around the world, announced it acquired the outstanding shares of Dinosaurs Unearthed, an industry-leading traveling exhibition company with a range of exhibition products designed and developed by its creative and innovative team of experts and scientific advisors.
buyer: Premier Exhibitions, Inc. (PRXI:$27.59)
Premier Exhibitions, Inc., located in Atlanta, GA, is a major provider of museum quality exhibitions throughout the world and a recognized leader in developing and displaying unique exhibitions for education and entertainment. "
target: Dinosaurs Unearthed
Dinosaurs Unearthed is a leading traveling exhibition company with a range of exhibition products designed and developed by its creative and innovative team of experts and scientific advisors. Exhibition products include Dinosaurs Unearthed, Dinosaurs Alive!, Extreme Dinosaurs, and Xtreme BUGS.
price ($mm)
$6.40
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/16/2022 via BNC Analysis

Fremantle, acquired Wildstar Films

synopsis: Fremantle, one the largest producers and distributors of scripted and unscripted content in the world, has acquired a 51% stake in Wildstar Films, a film production company in the UK. Wildstar Films produces natural history films that bring new perspectives and fresh ideas. Their productions include America's National Parks, Frozen Earth, and more.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
buyer: Fremantle
Fremantle is one the largest and most successful creators, producers and distributors of scripted and unscripted content in the world. Fremantle produces over 12,000 hours of original programming, rolls out more than 60 formats and airs 450 programmes a year worldwide. "
target: Wildstar Films
Wildstar Films is a film production company in the UK. Wildstar Films produces natural history films that bring new perspectives and fresh ideas. Their productions include America's National Parks, America The Beautiful, Disneynature's Elephant, Frozen Earth, and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/30/2022 via BNC Analysis

Bonnierförlagen AB, acquired Historiska Media

synopsis: Bonnierförlagen, Sweden’s biggest publishing group, has acquired Historiska Media, Sweden's leading publisher of historical literature. Historiska Media offers over 1,100 titles in various formats, including print, e-book, and audiobook. Their books cover cultural history, the history of Sweden, military history, biographies, and more.
buyer parent: Bonnier AB
buyer: Bonnierförlagen AB
Bonnierförlagen is Sweden’s biggest publishing group. Bonnierförlagen is comprised of a large number of publishing houses spanning a broad range of all genres. Their publishing houses include Albert Bonniers Förlag, Bazar Förlag, Bokförlaget Ester Bonnier, Bokförlaget Hedvig, and more. "
target: Historiska Media
Historiska Media is Sweden's leading publisher of historical literature. Historiska Media offers over 1,100 titles in various formats, including print, e-book, and audiobook. Their books cover cultural history, the history of Sweden, military history, biographies, and more.
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closed 5/25/2022 via BNC Analysis

The University of Georgia Press, acquired NewSouth Books

synopsis: The University of Georgia Press, a respected publisher of global scholarship, creative and literary works, and general interest books on the American South, announced its acquisition of NewSouth Books, an independent trade publisher widely recognized for its focus on Southern culture and history, particularly civil and human rights.
buyer: The University of Georgia Press
Founded in 1938, the University of Georgia Press supports and enhances the University of Georgia’s place as a major public research institution by publishing outstanding books by scholars and writers throughout the world. The UGA Press is a member of the Association of University Presses. "
target: NewSouth Books
Founded in 2000, NewSouth Books is an independent trade publisher widely recognized for its focus on Southern culture and history, particularly civil and human rights.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 10/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Pen & Sword Books, acquired After the Battle

synopsis: Pen & Sword Books, a military publisher in the UK, has acquired After the Battle, a history magazine and book publisher in the UK. After the Battle publishes quarterly magazines focused on the Second World War. Their magazines and books feature comparison photographs and covers major battles, vehicle and aircraft recovery, war films, and more.
buyer: Pen & Sword Books
Pen & Sword Books is a military publisher in the UK. Pen & Sword Books publishes hardback and softback books on military, aviation, maritime, World War I, World War II, history, and more. They offer over 6,000 titles available in print and as ebook downloads. "
target: After the Battle
After the Battle is a history magazine and book publisher in the UK. After the Battle publishes quarterly magazines focused on the Second World War. Their magazines and books feature comparison photographs and covers major battles, vehicle and aircraft recovery, war films, and more.
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closed 4/8/2021 via PR Web

WorthPoint Corporation, acquired History In Photographs

synopsis: WorthPoint Corporation has purchased the assets of HistoryInPhotographs.com (HIP), a digital repository and e-commerce site for more than 50,000 historic photographic images of American life dating from the 1860s. HIP digitally restores the negatives, cleaning away the dirt, blemishes, and discoloration often buried in the original emulsion.
buyer: WorthPoint Corporation
WorthPoint manages the largest online resource for researching, valuing, and preserving antiques, art, and collectibles. The company’s suite of offerings includes a Price Guide, a resource gallery for identifying maker’s marks, autographs, patterns, and symbols (M.A.P.S.), and a digital Library. "
target: History In Photographs
History in Photographs (HIP) is a digital repository and e-commerce site for more than 50,000 historic photographic images of American life dating from the 1860s. HIP's team digitally restores the negatives, cleaning away the dirt, blemishes, and discoloration often buried in the original emulsion.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Little Dot Studios Limited, acquired History Hit

synopsis: Little Dot Studios has acquired History Hit, a UK-based digital history brand co-founded by broadcaster and historian Dan Snow. History Hit includes the subscription video-on-demand channel, HistoryHit.TV, which features a collection of history films licensed from top documentary makers.
buyer parent: All3media
buyer: Little Dot Studios Limited
Little Dot Studios is a digital content firm owned by Fleabag producer All3Media. Little Dot Studios is a digital content studio and broadcaster specializing in production of original and brand funded content, distribution and monetization of video content across all social platforms "
target: History Hit
History Hit is a UK-based digital history brand co-founded by broadcaster and historian Dan Snow. History Hit includes the subscription video-on-demand channel, HistoryHit.TV, which features a collection of history films. In addition, the brand features podcasts and online communities.
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announced 10/18/2017 via PR Newswire

Bell Media, will purchase Historia and Séries+ from Corus Entertainment, Inc.

synopsis: Corus Entertainment Inc., a leading Canadian media and content company, announced it has reached an agreement to sell French-language specialty channels Historia and Séries+ to Bell Media. Historia is Corus' French-language History Channel offering and Séries+ offers the most popular series in the world and creates original Quebecois content.
buyer parent: BCE, Inc.
buyer: Bell Media
Bell Media creates content and builds brands that entertain, inform, engage, and inspire audiences through the platforms of their choice. Bell Media is Canada’s leading content creation company with premier assets in television, radio, out-of-home advertising, and digital media. "
seller: Corus Entertainment, Inc. (TSX:CJR.B:$1,243.12)
Based in Canada, Corus Entertainment Inc. is a media company that creates and delivers high quality brands and content globally. Their content includes French-language specialty channels such as Historia, their History Channel offering and Séries+ which creates original Quebecois content.
price ($mm)
$160
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closed 12/22/2014 via Company Press Release

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, acquired Osprey Publishing, Ltd.

synopsis: Bloomsbury Publishing has announced their acquisition of Osprey Publishing. Osprey has three main lists covering military history, natural history, and heritage publishing. The business is based in Oxford and publishes more than 200 titles per year.
buyer: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc (LSE:BMY:$280.06)
Bloomsbury Publishing is a leading independent publishing house with companies in London, New York, Berlin and Sydney. Its four divisions include: Bloomsbury Academic and Professional Publishing, Bloomsbury Information, Bloomsbury Adult Publishing and Bloomsbury Children's Publishing. "
target: Osprey Publishing, Ltd.
Osprey Publishing is the world’s best known military history brand, publishing in trademark series, in both print and ebook formats, covering history from ancient times to the modern day.
price ($mm)
$7.20
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
14.4x
announced 12/20/2013 via PR Newswire

Corus Entertainment, Inc., will acquire Historia

synopsis: Corus Entertainment Inc. announced that the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission has approved the Company's acquisition of Historia, a Canadian French language channel which presents informative and entertainment programming related to history.
buyer: Corus Entertainment, Inc. (TSX:CJR.B:$1,243.12)
Corus Entertainment Inc. is a Canadian-based media and entertainment company. Corus is a market leader in specialty television and radio with additional assets in pay television, advertising and digital audio services, television broadcasting, children's book publishing and children's animation. "
target: Historia
Historia is a Canadian French language Category A specialty channel which presents informative and entertainment programming related to history in the form of dramas, films, documentaries, and human interests programs.
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closed 8/2/2012 via BNC Analysis

Conor Graham, acquired Irish Academic Press Ltd.

synopsis: The Irish Academic Press, a publishing company which specialises in the publication of historical, arts and political titles, has been acquired by Conor Graham.
buyer: Conor Graham
Conor Graham has previously worked as sales and marketing manager for Brookside Publishing Services and commercial director of New Island Books. He has been involved in the Irish Academic Press since the death of its founder Frank Cass in 2007. "
target: Irish Academic Press Ltd.
Irish Academic Press is a long established Dublin-based publisher of high quality books of Irish interest. Their publishing programme includes Irish History, Contemporary Irish History, Military and Political History, Literature, Arts and the Media, Social History, Women's Studies and Genealogy.
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closed 5/2/2006 via PR Newswire

Zondervan Publishing House, acquired Youth Specialties

synopsis: Zondervan, the world's leading Christian communications company, today announced it has acquired Youth Specialties, a youth ministry organization that provides quality publications, resources, training, and encouragement for youth workers and youth-oriented organizations around the world. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
buyer parent: The News Corporation Limited
buyer: Zondervan Publishing House
Zondervan is the leading Christian communications company in the world. Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Publishers, produces Bibles, books, new media products, gift products from its Inspirio group and children's products from its Zonderkidz group. "
target: Youth Specialties
For nearly 40 years, Youth Specialties has worked alongside Christian youth workers of nearly every denomination and youth-serving organization. Each year, Youth Specialties serves more than 100,000 youth workers worldwide through training seminars and conventions, resources and the Internet.
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closed 11/3/2005 via Company Press Release

dmg world media ltd, acquired Expressions of Culture, Inc.

synopsis: dmg world media today announced it has acquired Expressions of Culture, Inc. (EOC), producer of the Annual International Expositions of Sculpture Objects & Functional Art: SOFA CHICAGO and SOFA NEW YORK.
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: dmg world media ltd
dmg world media is an international exhibition and publishing company that produces more than 300 market-leading trade exhibitions, consumer shows and fairs, in addition to 45 related magazines, newspapers, directories and market reports. "
target: Expressions of Culture, Inc.
Expressions of Culture, Inc. (EOC), producer of the Annual International Expositions of Sculpture Objects & Functional Art: SOFA CHICAGO and SOFA NEW YORK. SOFA Chicago just completed its twelfth annual fall exposition at Navy Pier attended by more than 30,000 people, while the New York edition at t
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closed 10/20/2005 via BNC Analysis

The Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd., acquired Hambledon and London Limited

synopsis: Hambledon & London Ltd sold to The Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
buyer: The Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
The Continuum International Publishing Group is an academic, religious and trade publisher, producing over 500 books a year, written by authors who are acknowledged experts in their chosen fields. "
target: Hambledon and London Limited
Hambledon and London Limited operates as an independent history publisher in the United Kingdom. It publishes books on prehistory, renaissance, early medieval, medieval, late medieval, early modern, modern, legal, science, architecture, religion, literature and art, and biography.
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closed 4/23/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Premier Exhibitions, Inc., acquired Arts & Exhibitions International

synopsis: Premier Exhibitions, Inc. a leading presenter of touring exhibitions around the world, announced that it has acquired the assets of Arts & Exhibitions International (AEI), a major presenter of touring and museum exhibitions. AEI is a subsidiary of Los Angeles-based live entertainment and concert tour presenter AEG Live.
buyer: Premier Exhibitions, Inc. (PRXI:$27.59)
Premier Exhibitions, Inc., located in Atlanta, GA, is a major provider of museum quality exhibitions throughout the world and a recognized leader in developing and displaying unique exhibitions for education and entertainment. "
target parent: The Anschutz Company
target: Arts & Exhibitions International
Arts & Exhibitions International (AEI) is a major presenter of touring and museum exhibitions. Its assets include objects from the tomb of Tutankhamun, artifacts from the wreck site of the Titanic, relics from Cleopatra’s Royal Palace, the works of Princess Diana and the treasures of the Vatican.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/2/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Dinosaurs Unearthed merged with Premier Exhibitions, Inc.,

synopsis: Premier Exhibitions, a leading presenter of museum-quality touring exhibitions around the world, announced it acquired the outstanding shares of Dinosaurs Unearthed, an industry-leading traveling exhibition company with a range of exhibition products designed and developed by its creative and innovative team of experts and scientific advisors.
buyer: Premier Exhibitions, Inc. (PRXI:$27.59)
Premier Exhibitions, Inc., located in Atlanta, GA, is a major provider of museum quality exhibitions throughout the world and a recognized leader in developing and displaying unique exhibitions for education and entertainment. "
target: Dinosaurs Unearthed
Dinosaurs Unearthed is a leading traveling exhibition company with a range of exhibition products designed and developed by its creative and innovative team of experts and scientific advisors. Exhibition products include Dinosaurs Unearthed, Dinosaurs Alive!, Extreme Dinosaurs, and Xtreme BUGS.
price ($mm)
$6.40
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/23/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Premier Exhibitions, Inc., acquired Arts & Exhibitions International

synopsis: Premier Exhibitions, Inc. a leading presenter of touring exhibitions around the world, announced that it has acquired the assets of Arts & Exhibitions International (AEI), a major presenter of touring and museum exhibitions. AEI is a subsidiary of Los Angeles-based live entertainment and concert tour presenter AEG Live.
buyer: Premier Exhibitions, Inc. (PRXI:$27.59)
Premier Exhibitions, Inc., located in Atlanta, GA, is a major provider of museum quality exhibitions throughout the world and a recognized leader in developing and displaying unique exhibitions for education and entertainment. "
target parent: The Anschutz Company
target: Arts & Exhibitions International
Arts & Exhibitions International (AEI) is a major presenter of touring and museum exhibitions. Its assets include objects from the tomb of Tutankhamun, artifacts from the wreck site of the Titanic, relics from Cleopatra’s Royal Palace, the works of Princess Diana and the treasures of the Vatican.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/23/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Premier Exhibitions, Inc., acquired Arts & Exhibitions International

synopsis: Premier Exhibitions, Inc. a leading presenter of touring exhibitions around the world, announced that it has acquired the assets of Arts & Exhibitions International (AEI), a major presenter of touring and museum exhibitions. AEI is a subsidiary of Los Angeles-based live entertainment and concert tour presenter AEG Live.
buyer: Premier Exhibitions, Inc. (PRXI:$27.59)
Premier Exhibitions, Inc., located in Atlanta, GA, is a major provider of museum quality exhibitions throughout the world and a recognized leader in developing and displaying unique exhibitions for education and entertainment. "
target parent: The Anschutz Company
target: Arts & Exhibitions International
Arts & Exhibitions International (AEI) is a major presenter of touring and museum exhibitions. Its assets include objects from the tomb of Tutankhamun, artifacts from the wreck site of the Titanic, relics from Cleopatra’s Royal Palace, the works of Princess Diana and the treasures of the Vatican.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/3/2018 via Company Press Release

IMG Worldwide, Inc., acquired Exhibitions International

synopsis: IMG today announced its acquisition of Exhibitions International, the leading global museum exhibition producer. Exhibitions International’s portfolio of events includes KING TUT: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh, POMPEII: The Exhibition and Mummies of the World.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: IMG Worldwide, Inc.
IMG is a global leader in sports, events, media and fashion, operating in more than 30 countries. The company represents and manages sports figures and fashion icons; stages live events and branded entertainment experiences annually; and is an independent producer and distributor of sports media. "
target: Exhibitions International
Exhibitions International is the leading global museum exhibition producer. Exhibitions International’s portfolio of events includes KING TUT: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh, POMPEII: The Exhibition and Mummies of the World.
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closed 11/2/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Dinosaurs Unearthed merged with Premier Exhibitions, Inc.,

synopsis: Premier Exhibitions, a leading presenter of museum-quality touring exhibitions around the world, announced it acquired the outstanding shares of Dinosaurs Unearthed, an industry-leading traveling exhibition company with a range of exhibition products designed and developed by its creative and innovative team of experts and scientific advisors.
buyer: Premier Exhibitions, Inc. (PRXI:$27.59)
Premier Exhibitions, Inc., located in Atlanta, GA, is a major provider of museum quality exhibitions throughout the world and a recognized leader in developing and displaying unique exhibitions for education and entertainment. "
target: Dinosaurs Unearthed
Dinosaurs Unearthed is a leading traveling exhibition company with a range of exhibition products designed and developed by its creative and innovative team of experts and scientific advisors. Exhibition products include Dinosaurs Unearthed, Dinosaurs Alive!, Extreme Dinosaurs, and Xtreme BUGS.
price ($mm)
$6.40
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/2/2006 via PR Newswire

Zondervan Publishing House, acquired Youth Specialties

synopsis: Zondervan, the world's leading Christian communications company, today announced it has acquired Youth Specialties, a youth ministry organization that provides quality publications, resources, training, and encouragement for youth workers and youth-oriented organizations around the world. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
buyer parent: The News Corporation Limited
buyer: Zondervan Publishing House
Zondervan is the leading Christian communications company in the world. Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Publishers, produces Bibles, books, new media products, gift products from its Inspirio group and children's products from its Zonderkidz group. "
target: Youth Specialties
For nearly 40 years, Youth Specialties has worked alongside Christian youth workers of nearly every denomination and youth-serving organization. Each year, Youth Specialties serves more than 100,000 youth workers worldwide through training seminars and conventions, resources and the Internet.
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closed 11/16/2022 via BNC Analysis

Fremantle, acquired Wildstar Films

synopsis: Fremantle, one the largest producers and distributors of scripted and unscripted content in the world, has acquired a 51% stake in Wildstar Films, a film production company in the UK. Wildstar Films produces natural history films that bring new perspectives and fresh ideas. Their productions include America's National Parks, Frozen Earth, and more.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
buyer: Fremantle
Fremantle is one the largest and most successful creators, producers and distributors of scripted and unscripted content in the world. Fremantle produces over 12,000 hours of original programming, rolls out more than 60 formats and airs 450 programmes a year worldwide. "
target: Wildstar Films
Wildstar Films is a film production company in the UK. Wildstar Films produces natural history films that bring new perspectives and fresh ideas. Their productions include America's National Parks, America The Beautiful, Disneynature's Elephant, Frozen Earth, and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/30/2022 via BNC Analysis

Bonnierförlagen AB, acquired Historiska Media

synopsis: Bonnierförlagen, Sweden’s biggest publishing group, has acquired Historiska Media, Sweden's leading publisher of historical literature. Historiska Media offers over 1,100 titles in various formats, including print, e-book, and audiobook. Their books cover cultural history, the history of Sweden, military history, biographies, and more.
buyer parent: Bonnier AB
buyer: Bonnierförlagen AB
Bonnierförlagen is Sweden’s biggest publishing group. Bonnierförlagen is comprised of a large number of publishing houses spanning a broad range of all genres. Their publishing houses include Albert Bonniers Förlag, Bazar Förlag, Bokförlaget Ester Bonnier, Bokförlaget Hedvig, and more. "
target: Historiska Media
Historiska Media is Sweden's leading publisher of historical literature. Historiska Media offers over 1,100 titles in various formats, including print, e-book, and audiobook. Their books cover cultural history, the history of Sweden, military history, biographies, and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/25/2022 via BNC Analysis

The University of Georgia Press, acquired NewSouth Books

synopsis: The University of Georgia Press, a respected publisher of global scholarship, creative and literary works, and general interest books on the American South, announced its acquisition of NewSouth Books, an independent trade publisher widely recognized for its focus on Southern culture and history, particularly civil and human rights.
buyer: The University of Georgia Press
Founded in 1938, the University of Georgia Press supports and enhances the University of Georgia’s place as a major public research institution by publishing outstanding books by scholars and writers throughout the world. The UGA Press is a member of the Association of University Presses. "
target: NewSouth Books
Founded in 2000, NewSouth Books is an independent trade publisher widely recognized for its focus on Southern culture and history, particularly civil and human rights.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Pen & Sword Books, acquired After the Battle

synopsis: Pen & Sword Books, a military publisher in the UK, has acquired After the Battle, a history magazine and book publisher in the UK. After the Battle publishes quarterly magazines focused on the Second World War. Their magazines and books feature comparison photographs and covers major battles, vehicle and aircraft recovery, war films, and more.
buyer: Pen & Sword Books
Pen & Sword Books is a military publisher in the UK. Pen & Sword Books publishes hardback and softback books on military, aviation, maritime, World War I, World War II, history, and more. They offer over 6,000 titles available in print and as ebook downloads. "
target: After the Battle
After the Battle is a history magazine and book publisher in the UK. After the Battle publishes quarterly magazines focused on the Second World War. Their magazines and books feature comparison photographs and covers major battles, vehicle and aircraft recovery, war films, and more.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 4/8/2021 via PR Web

WorthPoint Corporation, acquired History In Photographs

synopsis: WorthPoint Corporation has purchased the assets of HistoryInPhotographs.com (HIP), a digital repository and e-commerce site for more than 50,000 historic photographic images of American life dating from the 1860s. HIP digitally restores the negatives, cleaning away the dirt, blemishes, and discoloration often buried in the original emulsion.
buyer: WorthPoint Corporation
WorthPoint manages the largest online resource for researching, valuing, and preserving antiques, art, and collectibles. The company’s suite of offerings includes a Price Guide, a resource gallery for identifying maker’s marks, autographs, patterns, and symbols (M.A.P.S.), and a digital Library. "
target: History In Photographs
History in Photographs (HIP) is a digital repository and e-commerce site for more than 50,000 historic photographic images of American life dating from the 1860s. HIP's team digitally restores the negatives, cleaning away the dirt, blemishes, and discoloration often buried in the original emulsion.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 8/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Little Dot Studios Limited, acquired History Hit

synopsis: Little Dot Studios has acquired History Hit, a UK-based digital history brand co-founded by broadcaster and historian Dan Snow. History Hit includes the subscription video-on-demand channel, HistoryHit.TV, which features a collection of history films licensed from top documentary makers.
buyer parent: All3media
buyer: Little Dot Studios Limited
Little Dot Studios is a digital content firm owned by Fleabag producer All3Media. Little Dot Studios is a digital content studio and broadcaster specializing in production of original and brand funded content, distribution and monetization of video content across all social platforms "
target: History Hit
History Hit is a UK-based digital history brand co-founded by broadcaster and historian Dan Snow. History Hit includes the subscription video-on-demand channel, HistoryHit.TV, which features a collection of history films. In addition, the brand features podcasts and online communities.
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announced 10/18/2017 via PR Newswire

Bell Media, will purchase Historia and Séries+ from Corus Entertainment, Inc.

synopsis: Corus Entertainment Inc., a leading Canadian media and content company, announced it has reached an agreement to sell French-language specialty channels Historia and Séries+ to Bell Media. Historia is Corus' French-language History Channel offering and Séries+ offers the most popular series in the world and creates original Quebecois content.
buyer parent: BCE, Inc.
buyer: Bell Media
Bell Media creates content and builds brands that entertain, inform, engage, and inspire audiences through the platforms of their choice. Bell Media is Canada’s leading content creation company with premier assets in television, radio, out-of-home advertising, and digital media. "
seller: Corus Entertainment, Inc. (TSX:CJR.B:$1,243.12)
Based in Canada, Corus Entertainment Inc. is a media company that creates and delivers high quality brands and content globally. Their content includes French-language specialty channels such as Historia, their History Channel offering and Séries+ which creates original Quebecois content.
price ($mm)
$160
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 12/22/2014 via Company Press Release

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, acquired Osprey Publishing, Ltd.

synopsis: Bloomsbury Publishing has announced their acquisition of Osprey Publishing. Osprey has three main lists covering military history, natural history, and heritage publishing. The business is based in Oxford and publishes more than 200 titles per year.
buyer: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc (LSE:BMY:$280.06)
Bloomsbury Publishing is a leading independent publishing house with companies in London, New York, Berlin and Sydney. Its four divisions include: Bloomsbury Academic and Professional Publishing, Bloomsbury Information, Bloomsbury Adult Publishing and Bloomsbury Children's Publishing. "
target: Osprey Publishing, Ltd.
Osprey Publishing is the world’s best known military history brand, publishing in trademark series, in both print and ebook formats, covering history from ancient times to the modern day.
price ($mm)
$7.20
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
14.4x
announced 12/20/2013 via PR Newswire

Corus Entertainment, Inc., will acquire Historia

synopsis: Corus Entertainment Inc. announced that the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission has approved the Company's acquisition of Historia, a Canadian French language channel which presents informative and entertainment programming related to history.
buyer: Corus Entertainment, Inc. (TSX:CJR.B:$1,243.12)
Corus Entertainment Inc. is a Canadian-based media and entertainment company. Corus is a market leader in specialty television and radio with additional assets in pay television, advertising and digital audio services, television broadcasting, children's book publishing and children's animation. "
target: Historia
Historia is a Canadian French language Category A specialty channel which presents informative and entertainment programming related to history in the form of dramas, films, documentaries, and human interests programs.
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closed 8/2/2012 via BNC Analysis

Conor Graham, acquired Irish Academic Press Ltd.

synopsis: The Irish Academic Press, a publishing company which specialises in the publication of historical, arts and political titles, has been acquired by Conor Graham.
buyer: Conor Graham
Conor Graham has previously worked as sales and marketing manager for Brookside Publishing Services and commercial director of New Island Books. He has been involved in the Irish Academic Press since the death of its founder Frank Cass in 2007. "
target: Irish Academic Press Ltd.
Irish Academic Press is a long established Dublin-based publisher of high quality books of Irish interest. Their publishing programme includes Irish History, Contemporary Irish History, Military and Political History, Literature, Arts and the Media, Social History, Women's Studies and Genealogy.
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closed 10/20/2005 via BNC Analysis

The Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd., acquired Hambledon and London Limited

synopsis: Hambledon & London Ltd sold to The Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
buyer: The Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
The Continuum International Publishing Group is an academic, religious and trade publisher, producing over 500 books a year, written by authors who are acknowledged experts in their chosen fields. "
target: Hambledon and London Limited
Hambledon and London Limited operates as an independent history publisher in the United Kingdom. It publishes books on prehistory, renaissance, early medieval, medieval, late medieval, early modern, modern, legal, science, architecture, religion, literature and art, and biography.
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announced 11/1/2017 via Reuters

PMPG Polskie Media SA, will acquire Do Rzeczy

synopsis: PMPG Polskie Media SA, a Polish holding company that operates in the market of traditional and new media, will increase its stake in Orle Pióro sp. z o.o. from 30.9% to 81% to become its majority owner. Orle Pióro sp. z o.o. is the publisher of Do Rzeczy, a right-wing Polish language weekly news and political magazine.
buyer: PMPG Polskie Media SA (WSE:PGM:$15.38)
PMPG Polskie Media SA is a Polish holding company that operates in the market of traditional and new media. The company publishes books, newspapers, magazines, periodicals, and provides advertising services through its subsidiaries. "
target: Do Rzeczy
Orle Pióro sp. z o.o. is the publisher of the Do Rzeczy and Do Rzeczy Historia magazines in Warsaw, Poland. Do Rzeczy is a right-wing Polish language weekly news and political magazine. Do Rzeczy Historia is a Polish language monthly history magazine.
price ($mm)
$3.26*
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closed 10/17/2016 via PR Newswire

Salem Media Group, acquired HistoryOnTheNet and AuthenticHistory

synopsis: Salem Media Group, Inc., America’s leading radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher, has acquired HistoryOnTheNet and AuthenticHistory, websites that provide information about American history.
buyer: Salem Media Group (SALM:$266.40)
Salem Media Group is America’s leading radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and family-themed content and conservative values. "
target: HistoryOnTheNet and AuthenticHistory
History on the Net and The Authentic History Center provide online information about American history. The companies are based in the United States. History on the Net was founded in 2000.
price ($mm)
$0.10
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closed 10/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

Alex Fane, acquired Fane Productions Ltd.

synopsis: Literary events production company Fane Productions has become independent, after its founder Alex Fane sealed a reaquisition of the 80% majority stake from Original Talent. The company focuses on hosting events revolving around literature, podcasts, the stage and screen.
buyer: Alex Fane
Alex Fane is a 25-year-old entrepreneur that formed Fane Productions in February 2017. Fane Productions is one of the UK’s fastest growing and most dynamic production companies. "
target parent: Original Talent Limited
target: Fane Productions Ltd.
Fane Productions operates as a unique one-stop shop for top talent from across the global entertainment industry. The company focuses on hosting events revolving around literature, podcasts, the stage and screen and is based in London.
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announced 10/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Silver Lake Partners, will acquire TEG Pty Limited

synopsis: Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing, will acquire TEG, Asia Pacific’s leading live entertainment and ticketing company, from Affinity Equity Partners (S) Pte Ltd and its affiliates. TEG’s integrated live entertainment platform combines ticketing and event promotion, venue management, data analytics, and marketing services.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: Silver Lake Partners
Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with over US $43 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and value creation professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London and Hong Kong. "
target parent: Affinity Equity Partners
target: TEG Pty Limited
Based in Australia, TEG is a dynamic and integrated group that promotes live sports and entertainment, provides essential ticketing, technology, and e-commerce services and is a major player in data science and analytics, digital marketing, and customer research.
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closed 9/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Virgin Fest, acquired Kaaboo Festival

synopsis: Virgin Fest, the music festival arm of Richard Branson’s worldwide Virgin brand, has acquired Kaaboo, San Diego's largest music, comedy, culinary and art festival. Kaaboo began with its flagship property Kaaboo Del Mar in 2015 and has expanded to the Caribbean (Kaaboo Cayman) and the Dallas/Ft. Worth area (Kaaboo Texas).
buyer parent: Virgin Group, Ltd.
buyer: Virgin Fest
Virgin Fest is the music festival arm of Richard Branson’s worldwide Virgin brand. Virgin Fest is being touted as a multi-experiential festival series centered around music, exploration, innovation and generosity. "
target: Kaaboo Festival
Kaaboo is San Diego's largest music, comedy, culinary and art festival. Kaaboo began with its flagship property Kaaboo Del Mar in 2015 and has expanded to the Caribbean (Kaaboo Cayman) and the Dallas/Ft. Worth area (Kaaboo Texas).
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