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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:$40.42)
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 10/12/2012 via BNC Analysis

Neowiz Games, will acquire Neowiz Internet Corp

synopsis: Neowiz Games Corp. announced that it has signed a statutory merger agreement with Neowiz Internet Corporation, a Korea-based company engaged in the provision of online music services and distribution of digital music.
buyer: Neowiz Games (KOSDAQ:A095660:$257.19)
Neowiz Games engages in the development and publishing of online games in South Korea and internationally. It manages pamang.com, an online game portal that offers arcade, action, FPS, TPS, RPG, sports, and racing games. The company is based in Bundang-gu, South Korea. "
target: Neowiz Internet Corp
Neowiz Internet Corporation provides online music and movies streaming and downloading services. The company is based in Seoul, South Korea.
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closed 8/24/2007 via PR Newswire

West World Media, LLC, purchased Source business from Hollywood Media Corp.

synopsis: Hollywood Media Corp. announced the sale of its Source business to West World Media, LLC. CinemaSource is the largest supplier of movie showtimes data as measured by market share in the United States and Canada.
buyer: West World Media, LLC
West World Media provides three services: Cinema-Source, Event-Source, and ExibitorAds. Cinema and Event-Source both provide listings and times for movies and events. ExhibitorAds provides marketing through advertising in movies. "
seller: Hollywood Media Corp. (HOLL:$3.77)
Hollywood Media Corp. owns and operates a number of business units focused on the entertainment industry. Our businesses include its Broadway Ticketing division, its Ad Sales division, and other businesses including an intellectual property business.
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closed 1/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Media Do Holdings Co., Ltd., acquired MyAnimeList

synopsis: Media Do Holdings, a Japaneses e-book distributor, has acquired MyAnimeList from DeNA, a Japanese developer of mobile and online services. MyAnimeList is the world's largest database and social community for anime and manga. MyAnimeList allows users to create a personalized list of titles to help them keep track of their progress.
buyer: Media Do Holdings Co., Ltd. (TSE:3678:$865.32)
Media Do Holdings is a Japaneses e-book distributor. Media Do offers various types of e-books, including comics, fiction, non-fiction, photo-books, and magazines. Media Do's distribution network is comprised of more than 100 companies. "
target parent: DeNA Global, Inc.
target: MyAnimeList
MyAnimeList is the world's largest database and social community for anime and manga. MyAnimeList allows users to create a personalized list of titles to help them keep track of their progress. Their forums allow users to discuss their favorite series and keep up to date with anime and manga news.
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closed 12/22/2011 via PE Hub

Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc, acquired SetJam, Inc.

synopsis: Video discovery startup SetJam has been acquired by Motorola Mobility. SetJam was founded in June 2009, with the goal of making online TV easy. The company's Data Integrity Engine has set a new standard for online TV and movie listings, and its innovative data products have radically simplified the integration process.
buyer: Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc
Motorola Mobility, Inc. fuses innovative technology with human insights. Its portfolio includes converged mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets; wireless accessories; end-to-end video and data delivery; and management solutions, including set-tops and data-access devices. "
target: SetJam, Inc.
SetJam was founded in June 2009, with the goal of making online TV easy. SetJam's Data Integrity Engine has set a new standard for online TV and movie listings, and its innovative data products have radically simplified the integration process.
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closed 2/15/2007 via BusinessWire

Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc., acquired TVShowsOnDVD.com

synopsis: Gemstar-TV Guide International Inc., a leading media, entertainment and technology company, announced today that it has recently acquired TVShowsOnDVD.com.
buyer parent: The News Corporation Limited
buyer: Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc. (GMST:$0.00)
Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc. is a leading media, entertainment and technology company that develops, licenses, markets and distributes technologies, products and services targeted at the television guidance and home entertainment needs of consumers worldwide. "
target: TVShowsOnDVD.com
TVShowsOnDVD.com specializes in providing news, information and community surrounding TV shows released on DVD. It has a growing and active base of users and a valuable database of over 6,000 DVD sets featuring 1,000 shows.
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closed 2/15/2007 via BusinessWire

Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc., acquired TV-Now.com

synopsis: Gemstar-TV Guide International Inc., a leading media, entertainment and technology company, announced today that it has recently acquired TV-now.com.
buyer parent: The News Corporation Limited
buyer: Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc. (GMST:$0.00)
Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc. is a leading media, entertainment and technology company that develops, licenses, markets and distributes technologies, products and services targeted at the television guidance and home entertainment needs of consumers worldwide. "
target: TV-Now.com
TV-now.com is a TV resource site that allows users to find scheduling information by show or celebrity. The site also features celebrity news, gossip, photos and recommendations.
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closed 3/31/2021 via BNC Analysis

Podchaser, acquired Podcharts and Podrover

synopsis: Podchaser has announced its acquisition of Podcharts and Podrover. Podcharts is a service that allows users to track podcast charts and rankings across popular apps like Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Stitcher. Podrover is the app and service that helps podcasters track, organize, and share their podcast reviews across multiple platforms.
buyer: Podchaser
Podchaser is the world’s most comprehensive podcast database — collecting, enriching, and distributing podcast insights to power discovery for listeners, podcasters, and brands. Podchaser's cross-platform offerings are creating a standard dataset for the podcast industry. "
target: Podcharts and Podrover
Podcharts is a service that allows users to track podcast charts and rankings across popular apps like Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Stitcher. Podrover is the app and service that helps podcasters track, organize, and share their podcast reviews across multiple platforms.
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closed 2/10/2022 via BNC Analysis

Astralis A/S, acquired Pixel.Tv ApS

synopsis: Denmark-based esports organization Astralis has acquired a majority stake in Danish production and broadcasting firm Pixel.tv. Pixel.tv is a community for people interested in games, movies and gear. Pixel.tv works as a standalone TV station on the web and as cable TV, where people can watch TV about games, movies and gear for free.
buyer: Astralis A/S (CPSE:ASTRLS:$7.82)
Astralis is a leading esports organization, currently operating five teams under the Astralis brand, in Counter-Strike (CS:GO), League of Legends (LoL), Rainbow Six: Seige (R6), Fortnite, and FIFA. "
target: Pixel.Tv ApS
Pixel.tv is a community for people interested in games, movies and gear. Pixel.tv works as a standalone TV station on the web and as cable TV, where people can watch TV about games, movies and gear for free. Pixel.tv is also Denmark's first web TV station.
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closed 12/22/2021 via Company Press Release

Koch Media, acquired Spotfilm Networx Gmbh

synopsis: Spotfilm Networx GmbH, Germany's largest ad-supported multichannel network, is now part of Koch Films GmbH. The company from Munich has acquired all shares of the Berlin-based AVOD (ad-supported video-on-demand) provider. Spotfilm Networx streams feature films in German-speaking countries.
buyer parent: Embracer Group
buyer: Koch Media
Austria-based Koch Media is a leading, independent producer and marketer of digital entertainment products and accessories. Its business areas include distribution of media products, including movies, videogames and software products, and games publishing under the Deep Silver label. "
target: Spotfilm Networx Gmbh
Spotfilm Networx GmbH is the largest ad-supported video-on-demand (AVOD) provider for feature films in German-speaking countries. With 20 million film views per month, the platform represents a modern and innovative free TV.
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closed 7/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

SPI International, acquired Film1 Group

synopsis: SPI International, a global media company operating 36 television channels on six continents, has acquired the Film1 premium movie channel brand in the Netherlands from Sony Pictures Television. Film1 is a Dutch premium television and video on demand service where people can watch anytime, anywhere for a fixed monthly subscription fee.
buyer: SPI International
SPI International is a global media company operating 36 television channels on six continents. SPI is one of the biggest aggregators of native Ultra HD content in the world. "
target parent: Sony Corporation
target: Film1 Group
Film1 is a Dutch premium television and video on demand service. Watch anytime, anywhere for a fixed monthly subscription fee.
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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:$40.42)
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 2/4/2015 via PR Newswire

Valnet Inc., acquired ScreenRant.com

synopsis: Leading independent movie and TV news website ScreenRant.com has been acquired by Valnet Inc., a Canadian company specialized in developing internet-based businesses and brands. ScreenRant.com has become one of the most visited movie and TV news sites in the United States.
buyer: Valnet Inc.
Valnet Inc. is a Canadian company specialized in developing internet-based businesses and brands. Valnet is based in Montreal and owns a variety of web properties such as TheRichest.com, TheSportster.com and BabyGaga.com. "
target: ScreenRant.com
ScreenRant.com is a leading independent movie and TV news website. They are one of the most visited movie and TV news sites in the United States with many talented writers and editors.
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closed 6/24/2009 via Company Press Release

Mail.com Media Corporation, acquired Deadline Hollywood Daily

synopsis: Mail.com Media Corporation, the digital media company that owns and operates the Mail.com portal and email service as well as a growing portfolio of lifestyle brands, announced its acquisition of the Internet’s highly respected website for original content about the infotainment industry DeadlineHollywoodDaily.com.
buyer: Mail.com Media Corporation
Mail.com Media Corp. (MMC) owns and operates the Mail.com portal, a global multi-media platform. MMC also owns a unique portfolio of lifestyle brands that provide the web's best original content in categories including entertainment, sports, news, finance, health, shopping, fashion, and automotive. "
target: Deadline Hollywood Daily
Deadline Hollywood Daily is the 24/7 Internet version of well-known showbiz journalist Nikki Finke's uniquely candid and informed LA Weekly column from the winner of the 2007 Southern California Journalism Awards' Entertainment Journalist Of The Year.
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announced 6/8/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Liquid Media Group Ltd., will acquire Filmocracy

synopsis: Liquid Media Group Ltd., a vertically integrated global studio that produces content for all platforms, is to acquire Filmdab, Inc., which operates as Filmocracy, a B2B2C film and festival streaming platform that rewards users for discovering amazing independent films.
buyer: Liquid Media Group Ltd. (YVR:$0.04)
Liquid Media Group is a vertically integrated global studio that produces content for all platforms. The group creates and delivers creative content for film, television, gaming and AR/VR through its network of shared services. "
target: Filmocracy
Filmocracy is a film and festival streaming platform that rewards users for discovering amazing independent films. Users earn virtual popcorn for watching and rating movies, which can be spent in the shop to earn movie tickets, redeem gift cards, or attend virtual film festivals around the world.
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closed 3/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Born In Cleveland, acquired MovieFone

synopsis: Cleveland O’Neal III, creator and producer of the syndicated daytime entertainment show “Made in Hollywood, has acquired Moviefone through his holding company, Born in Cleveland LLC. Born in Cleveland LLC was the winning bidder in the bankruptcy auction of Moviefone’s parent company Helios and Matheson Analytics.
buyer: Born In Cleveland
Born in Cleveland LLC is a holding company owned by Cleveland O’Neal III. Cleveland O'Neal III is founder, president, and CEO of Connection III Entertainment in LA, the award-winning, Emmy-nominated producer/distributor of family friendly, multicultural media content. "
target parent: Helios and Matheson
target: MovieFone
Moviefone delivers the best in entertainment, including movie show times and tickets, trailers, TV schedules, streaming information, cast and crew interviews, photo galleries and more. Moviefone’s editorial coverage includes up-to-date entertainment news, trailers and clips.
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closed 3/11/2020 via PR Web

RBmedia, acquired Graphic Audio, LLC

synopsis: RBmedia, a leader in spoken audio content and digital media distribution technology, has acquired GraphicAudio, a producer of dramatized audio content featuring a full cast of actors, sound effects, and cinematic music. GraphicAudio is home to the largest catalog of full cast dramatizations in the industry, with over 1,300 titles across 150 series.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: RBmedia
RBmedia is a global leader in spoken audio content and digital media distribution technology. RBmedia produces exclusive titles and delivers digital content through its platforms, including audiobooks, streaming video, educational courses, entertainment titles, and much more. "
target: Graphic Audio, LLC
GraphicAudio is a leader in immersive dramatized audio and the developer of the “A Movie in Your Mind” audiobook entertainment format. The company has produced titles with comic brands such as Marvel, DC Comics, Dynamite, and Vault Comics, as well as award-winning authors.
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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

JustWatch, acquired GoWatchIt

synopsis: JustWatch, a Berlin-based streaming guide that enables viewers to discover all the ways content can be purchased, rented and otherwise viewed, has acquired GoWatchIt, a discovery engine for filmed content that enables viewers to discover all the ways content can be purchased, rented and otherwise viewed.
buyer: JustWatch
Headquartered in Germany, JustWatch is an international guide for streaming media across multiple services. The company has localized its service in 38 countries, and have more than 10 million monthly active users. "
target parent: Plexus Entertainment, LLC
target: GoWatchIt
GoWatchIt is a discovery engine for filmed content that enables viewers to discover all the ways content can be purchased, rented and otherwise viewed. Their information encompasses geo-located showtimes, online and on-demand listings, DVD/Blu-ray availabilities and provider-specificTV information.
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closed 4/5/2018 via BusinessWire

MoviePass, acquired MovieFone

synopsis: MoviePass Inc. has acquired Moviefone, an entertainment service that provides over 6 million monthly unique visitors full access to the entertainment ecosystem. Moviefone delivers the best in entertainment, including movie show times and tickets, trailers, TV schedules, streaming information, cast and crew interviews, photo galleries and more.
buyer parent: Helios and Matheson
buyer: MoviePass
MoviePass Inc. is a technology company dedicated to enhancing the exploration of cinema. As the nation's premier movie-theater subscription service, MoviePass provides film enthusiasts the ability to attend up to one movie per day for a low subscription price. "
target parent: Verizon Communications
target: MovieFone
Moviefone delivers the best in entertainment, including movie show times and tickets, trailers, TV schedules, streaming information, cast and crew interviews, photo galleries and more. Moviefone’s editorial coverage includes up-to-date entertainment news, trailers and clips.
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closed 4/8/2016 via BNC Analysis

Vista Group International Limited, acquired Flicks.co.nz Ltd.

synopsis: Vista Group International, the cinema software and analytics firm, bought movie website Flicks. Flicks is a movie website that features every film playing in New Zealand, providing information, trailers, user and press comments, movie times, cinema profiles, film reviews and news.
buyer: Vista Group International Limited (NZSE:VGL:$58.64)
Vista Group provides cinema management, film distribution and customer analytics software to companies across the global film industry. Cinema management software is provided by Vista Entertainment Solutions, the core business of the Group. "
target: Flicks.co.nz Ltd.
Flicks is a movie website that features every film playing in New Zealand, providing information, trailers, user and press comments, movie times, cinema profiles, film reviews and news.
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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:$40.42)
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 1/6/2022 via BNC Analysis

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp., will acquire Digital Media Rights LLC

synopsis: Cinedigm, which has been steadily expanding its streaming portfolio, is adding 10 new channels, 7,500 titles and entering the ad network business by acquiring Digital Media Rights. Digital Media Rights is a leading global distributor of feature films, television programs and documentaries with direct deals with the leading digital platforms.
buyer: Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (CIDM:$40.42)
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: Digital Media Rights LLC
Digital Media Rights is a leading global distributor of feature films, television programs and documentaries with direct deals with the leading digital platforms including Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, Comcast, Google Play, Vudu, and many others.
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closed 9/22/2021 via Company Press Release

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp., acquired Bloody Disgusting, LLC

synopsis: Cinedigm, the leading streaming company focused on enthusiast fan bases, announced that the Company has acquired Bloody Disgusting, one of the internet's premiere horror destinations. They reach more than 30 million unique horror fans annually across their website, the Bloody Disgusting podcast network, the BD app and via their social footprint.
buyer: Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (CIDM:$40.42)
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: Bloody Disgusting, LLC
Bloody Disgusting has become synonymous with the horror genre itself, covering film, television, video games and more. They reach more than 30 million unique horror fans annually across their website, the Bloody Disgusting podcast network, the BD app and via their social footprint.
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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:$40.42)
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:$40.42)
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:$40.42)
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:$40.42)
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:$40.42)
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:$40.42)
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:$40.42)
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:$40.42)
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:$40.42)
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:$40.42)
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:$156.95)
Gaiam, Inc.’s entertainment unit, known as “GVE,” is a leading distributor of home entertainment brands and content.
price ($mm)
$49
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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:$40.42)
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:$40.42)
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:$40.42)
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:$40.42)
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:$4,214.23)
Amdocs is a leading software and services provider to the world’s most successful communications and media companies. Their Amdocs Optima is a digital customer management and commerce platform designed to rapidly and securely monetize any product or service. "
target: Vubiquity, Inc.
VUBIQUITY is the leading global provider of Premium Content Services. From licensing to delivery, VUBIQUITY offers a full scope of managed services including digital and OTT distribution to every major media provider.
price ($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 11/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Create Music Group, acquired Nirvana Digital

synopsis: US-based music and media company Create Music Group has acquired Mumbai-based Nirvana Digital, described as one of the largest YouTube Enterprise partners in India. Nirvana Digital provides monetization, distribution, rights management services to artists, labels, film and television and other content owners.
buyer: Create Music Group
Create Music Group is a digitally-driven distribution, rights management, and music publishing company founded in 2015. In January 2019, Create Music Group began providing its rights management and distribution clients with daily estimated royalty data from streaming services such as YouTube. "
target: Nirvana Digital
Mumbai-based Nirvana Digital is one of the largest YouTube Enterprise partners in India. Nirvana Digital provides monetization, distribution, rights management services to artists, labels, film and television and other content owners.
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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
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0.3x
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announced 4/27/2022 via BNC Analysis

Annaya Management Consultancy, will acquire Ganesh Films

synopsis: Annaya Management Consultancy, a private company in India owned by Rajiv Vashisht and Gaurav Kumar, will acquire a 60.84% stake in Ganesh Films, an Indian film promoter and distributor. Ganesh Films bridges the gap between the South Indian film Industry and fans in north and west India. The company has promoted and distributed over 400 titles.
buyer: Annaya Management Consultancy
Annaya Management Consultancy is a private company in India owned by Rajiv Vashisht and Gaurav Kumar. "
target: Ganesh Films
Ganesh Films is an Indian film promoter and distributor. Ganesh Films bridges the gap between the South Indian film Industry and movie fans in the northern and western regions of India. The company has promoted and distributed titles such as Shivaji the boss, Dasavatharam, Endhiran, and more.
price ($mm)[EV]
$0.24 [$0.65]*
rev ($mm)
$0
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closed 4/20/2022 via BNC Analysis

Sphere Media, acquired MK2 Mile End inc.

synopsis: Sphere is pleased to announce its acquisition of MK2 l MILE END, a leading film distributor in Canada. Since its founding in 2017 by Charles Tremblay, MK2 l MILE END has made its mark distributing the best of Canadian and international cinema to audiences in Canada.
buyer: Sphere Media
A leader in the field of creation, adaptation, production and distribution of television and cinematographic content, Sphere Media has a quality content offer for the local and international market with projects from all genres, ranging from documentaries to feature films, and more. "
target: MK2 Mile End inc.
Since its founding in 2017 by Charles Tremblay, MK2 l MILE END has made its mark distributing the best of Canadian and international cinema to audiences in Canada. The company’s slate of films includes a host of award-winning titles including Palme d’Or and Best Picture Oscar winner Parasite.
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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:$16,236.15)
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.
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$5.95
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