Like CarAdvice.com.au Pty

on offer 9/2/2016 via BNC Analysis

Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd., offer to acquire CarAdvice.com.au Pty

synopsis: Nine Entertainment, a leading media and entertainment group focused on the delivery of premium video content to all Australians, has offered to acquire a controlling stake in CarAdvice.com, where Australians turn to for the most comprehensive independent editorial reviews of new cars.
buyer: Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd. (ASX:NEC:$1,558.70)
Nine Entertainment Co. is a leading media and entertainment group focused on the delivery of premium video content to all Australians. NEC delivers its content in multiple ways through free-to-air TV broadcasting, Subscription Video-On-Demand, digital channels and online. "
target: CarAdvice.com.au Pty
CarAdvice.com is where Australians turn to for the most comprehensive independent editorial reviews of new cars. With a unique monthly audience of 705,000, CarAdvice is Australia’s largest independent automotive content publisher.
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closed 9/2/2021 via BusinessWire

Cazoo Limited, acquired Cazana

synopsis: Cazoo, the UK’s leading online car retailer, which makes buying or selling a car as seamless as ordering any other product online, announced that it has acquired Cazana, owner of one of the most comprehensive vehicle pricing datasets globally and one of the leading data insights platforms in the European automotive industry.
buyer: Cazoo Limited (NYSE:CZOO:$0.00)
Cazoo's mission is to transform the way people buy used cars in the UK. Cazoo aims to make car buying no different than buying any other product online, where consumers can simply and seamlessly purchase a used car entirely online for either delivery or collection in as little as 72 hours. "
target: Cazana
Cazana is a UK-based company that helps people buy cars better. Cazana helps users check that a car is safe, legal and at the right price before they buy. Cazana also helps businesses to integrate Cazana data to reduce risk, increase profits and gather advanced automotive market intelligence.
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$34
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closed 2/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

Heycar, acquired HonestJohn.co.uk Ltd

synopsis: Heycar, an online used car marketplace in the UK, has acquired HonestJohn.co.uk, a consumer motoring site in the UK. HonestJohn.co.uk aims to provide consumers with in-depth motoring advice and informed opinions based on honest and transparent information. The site features more than 3,600 car reviews, up-to-date news, motoring advice, and more.
buyer: Heycar
Heycar is an online used car marketplace in the UK. Heycar lets users search for and buy a used car, as well as arrange financing, on its portal. They only feature the best used cars from selected dealers. Heycar offers all kinds of cars from leading brands such as Audi, Ford, Volkswagen and more. "
target: HonestJohn.co.uk Ltd
HonestJohn.co.uk is a consumer motoring site in the UK. HonestJohn.co.uk aims to provide consumers with in-depth motoring advice and informed opinions based on honest and transparent information. The site features more than 3,600 car reviews, up-to-date news, motoring advice, and more.
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closed 1/17/2020 via GlobeNewswire

CarGurus, acquired Autolist, Inc.

synopsis: CarGurus, a leading global automotive marketplace, has acquired Autolist, an innovative car shopping platform spread across Android, iOS, and the web. The acquisition expands CarGurus’ category-leading consumer audience and will help enable the company to further enhance its unique value proposition for subscribing dealers.
buyer: CarGurus (CARG:$558.05)
CarGurus is an online automotive marketplace connecting buyers and sellers of new and used cars. The Company uses proprietary technology, search algorithms, and data analytics to bring trust and transparency to the automotive search experience and help users find great deals from top-rated dealers. "
target: Autolist, Inc.
Autolist is an innovative car shopping platform spread across Andriod, iOS, and the web to provide users with the best car buying experience anywhere. The company's tools analyze car prices, read reviews, research pricing history, and search over 7,000,000 listings to find the best value for users.
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announced 9/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

Leboncoin, will acquire L’Argus

synopsis: Leboncoin.fr, a leading classified ads site in France owned by Adevinta, is to acquire L'argus, a France-based weekly newspaper dedicated to the automobile industry, offering classified ads, auto news, a used vehicle value estimator, buying guides and more.
buyer parent: Schibsted Media Group
buyer: Leboncoin
Leboncoin.fr is a leading classified ads site in France. Leboncoin allows people to search and place ads for jobs, vehicles, real estate, electronics, pets, hospitality services, furnishings, clothing, events, and more. Leboncoin operates in 4 continents and has over 250 million visitors every day. "
target: L’Argus
L'argus is a weekly newspaper dedicated to the automobile industry, offering classified ads, auto news, a used vehicle value estimator, buying guides and more. They are based in France.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$43
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
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0.0x
closed 10/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

wejo Ltd., acquired Carjojo Corp.

synopsis: wejo, a UK technology company that is pioneering data monetisation for global automotive brands, has acquired Carjojo, a website that helps consumers negotiate for the best deal when buying a new car in the US. Carjojo provides buyers with the lowest estimated price for their car of choice and a negotiator that handles all dealer communications.
buyer: wejo Ltd.
wejo is a UK technology company that is pioneering data monetisation for global automotive brands through unparalleled technology. Their wejo ADEPT platform provides powerful insights and data that helps reduce costs, optimise service, drive customer loyalty, and enrich the driving experience. "
target: Carjojo Corp.
wejo is a UK technology company that is pioneering data monetisation for global automotive brands through unparalleled technology. Their wejo ADEPT platform provides powerful insights and data that helps reduce costs, optimise service, drive customer loyalty, and enrich the driving experience.
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closed 8/1/2016 via PR Newswire

Cars.com, acquired DealerRater

synopsis: Cars.com, a TEGNA Inc. company, has closed the acquisition of DealerRater, the industry's largest automotive consumer review website. DealerRater is uniquely positioned to lead the industry transition to finding not only the right dealer, but connecting consumers with the right person at the right dealer.
buyer parent: TEGNA Inc.
buyer: Cars.com (CARS:$631.37)
Cars.com is the leading destination for online car shoppers. It allows consumers to search, compare and connect with sellers and dealers, and provides buyers with greater control over the shopping process. It has approximately 30 million visits per month. "
target: DealerRater
DealerRater is the world’s leading car dealer review website that helps connect consumers with the right person at the right dealership. DealerRater.com provides more than two million service and sales reviews across 41,000 U.S. and Canadian dealerships.
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announced 8/7/2015 via PR Newswire

58.com, will acquire AutoComment

synopsis: 58.com Inc, China's largest online marketplace serving local merchants and consumers, announced that it agreed to acquire a 70% equity stake in AutoComment, a major automotive information website and service platform in China.
buyer: 58.com (WUBA:$2,194.34)
58.com is a Chinese classified ads site, where users can browse or publish rent, make friends, put goods up for sale, find jobs and seek co-operation and other information. Published classified ads, completely free. "
target: AutoComment
AutoComment is a major automotive information website and service platform in China. Founded in Beijing in 2007, AutoComment provides comprehensive and independent interactive content to automobile buyers and owners in China.
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$16*
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closed 5/3/2011 via PR Newswire

TrueCar, Inc., acquired Honk

synopsis: TrueCar, Inc., the automotive industry innovator in new- and used-car pricing, trends and forecasting, has announced the acquisition of leading automotive social media company Honk.com. Honk's automotive platform puts the car shopper in charge, providing a highly organized shopping experience.
buyer: TrueCar, Inc. (TRUE:$326.43)
TrueCar, Inc. is an automotive solutions provider focused on changing how cars are sold by providing a significantly better customer experience while helping qualified dealer partners to gain incremental market share and reduce costs. "
target parent: News Corporation
target: Honk
Honk is a leading automotive social media company. Headquartered in San Francisco, Honk's mission is to help consumers make smart car shopping decisions by leveraging the power of friends, family and the community.
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closed 2/10/2008 via BusinessWire

Comcast Spotlight, acquired Vehix

synopsis: Comcast Spotlight, the advertising sales division of Comcast Cable, has acquired Vehix, a multi-platform network that provides car buyers with a one-stop shopping experience. With the completion of this transaction, Comcast secured a 100% ownership of Vehix. Prior to the acquisition, Comcast owned a minority interest in Vehix.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: Comcast Spotlight
Comcast Spotlight, the advertising sales division of Comcast Cable, helps put the power of cable to use for local, regional and national advertisers. It is focused on moving the industry forward in advanced technologies and innovative products to reach audiences most effectively and efficiently. "
target: Vehix
Vehix is a multi-platform digital automotive network designed to provide consumers with a truly one-stop automotive shopping experience. Vehix, through its unique content, inventory and advertising network, offers written and video content, objective third-party information and research tools.
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closed 5/26/2021 via BNC Analysis

Motorsport Network, LLC, acquired Hammer Price

synopsis: Motorsport Network has acquired Hammer Price, a pioneering collector car pricing tool and auction data aggregator, presenting a new business solution for clients, the first and only way to follow multiple international car auctions in one streamlined format on a smartphone or tablet providing comprehensive data insights for car collectors, dealers
buyer: Motorsport Network, LLC
Motorsport Network is a global market leader; an integrated digital platform that sits at the heart of the motorsport and automotive industries. Their business has three diversified and complementary divisions that integrate the user experience across Digital Media, Games & eSports, and Events. "
target: Hammer Price
Hammer Price is a revolutionary new mobile app that delivers collector car auction results in real time. Hammer Price is the first and only way to follow multiple auctions in one streamlined format on your smartphone or tablet.
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closed 7/30/2021 via BusinessWire

Barrett-Jackson, acquired Collector Car Network, Inc

synopsis: Barrett-Jackson Holdings has acquired Collector Car Network Inc., including its well-known properties ClassicCars.com, AutoHunter, The ClassicCars.com Journal, and the Future Collector Car Show. The acquisition furthers Barrett-Jackson’s mission to grow the collector car market through strategic alignment of world-class brands and customer service.
buyer: Barrett-Jackson
Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, is the leader in collector car and automotive lifestyle events, which include authentic automobilia auctions and the sale of private collections. The company produces live auctions across the country, as well as Online Only auctions. "
target: Collector Car Network, Inc
The Collector Car Network provides a suite of online brands encompassing a combined community of over 5 million monthly online visitors. The company's brands include ClassicCars.com, AutoHunter, The ClassicCars.com Journal, and the Future Collector Car Show.
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closed 6/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

carwow, acquired Wizzle

synopsis: carwow, a car buying comparison site in the UK, has acquired Wizzle, a used car buying platform in the UK that connects consumers with car dealers. Wizzle provides users with a fast, safe and hassle-free way to sell their car. Their platform allows users to create free car adverts and compare offers from multiple dealers and buyers.
buyer: carwow
carwow is a car buying comparison site in the UK. carwow provides impartial reviews, guides and video reviews to help car buyers narrow down their perfect car. The site provides users with offers from top-rated, approved dealers after they have found the car that best fits their needs. "
target: Wizzle
Wizzle is a used car buying platform in the UK that connects consumers with car dealers. Wizzle provides users with a fast, safe and hassle-free way to sell their car. Their platform allows users to create free car adverts and compare offers from multiple dealers and buyers.
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announced 4/1/2021 via BusinessWire

CarMax, Inc., will acquire Edmunds Inc.

synopsis: CarMax, Inc., the nation’s largest and most profitable retailer of used autos, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Edmunds, one of the most well established and trusted online guides for automotive information and a recognized industry leader in digital car shopping innovations.
buyer: CarMax, Inc. (NYSE:KMX:$20,092.15)
CarMax, the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, revolutionized the automotive retail industry by driving integrity, honesty and transparency in every interaction. CarMax offers a truly personalized experience with the option for customers to do as much online and in-store as they want. "
target: Edmunds Inc.
Edmunds guides car shoppers online from research to purchase. With in-depth reviews of every new vehicle, shopping tips from an in-house team of experts, plus a wealth of consumer and automotive market insights, Edmunds helps millions of shoppers each month buy a car with confidence.
price ($mm)
$404
rev ($mm)
$140
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.9x
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announced 12/30/2020 via Company Press Release

Providence Equity Partners Inc., will acquire Groupe La Centrale

synopsis: Providence Equity Partners L.L.C., a premier private equity firm, will acquire a majority stake in Groupe La Centrale, a leading provider of car classifieds in France, from Axel Springer. Groupe La Centrale is comprised of four brands through which it covers the entire lifecycle of a vehicle: La Centrale, Promoneuve, Caradisiac, and MaVoitureCash.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence is a premier asset management firm with over $44 billion in aggregate capital commitments. Providence has invested in more than 170 companies and is a leading equity investment firm focused on the media, communications, education, software, and services industries. "
target parent: Axel Springer SE
target: Groupe La Centrale
Groupe La Centrale is the French leader in auto, motorcycle, and boat content in the field of classified ads and editorials. Groupe La Centrale is comprised of four brands through which it covers the entire lifecycle of a vehicle: La Centrale, Promoneuve, Caradisiac and MaVoitureCash.
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closed 7/8/2020 via Company Press Release

AutoScout24 GmbH, acquired LeasingMarkt.de

synopsis: AutoScout24, Europe's largest online car market, signed an agreement to acquire the majority of shares in LeasingMarkt.de, the leading online marketplace for car leasing offers in Germany where customers can quickly and easily find the right car that suits their living situation and their financial budget.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: AutoScout24 GmbH
AutoScout24 is the largest pan-European online automotive classifieds platform. The marketplace empowers people to realize their car-owning dreams simply, efficiently and stress-free. AutoScout24 offers listing products for used and new cars to dealers and private sellers. "
target: LeasingMarkt.de
LeasingMarkt.de is the leading online marketplace for car leasing offers in Germany. Here, customers can quickly and easily find the right car that suits their living situation and their financial budget. Traders on the other hand can advertise their offers on LeasingMarkt.
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closed 2/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Garirbazar, acquired Motor-bazar

synopsis: Leading car-classified website in Bangladesh Motor-bazar was acquired by Garirbazar, one of the largest online automotive portals in the country. The two leading automotive portals have combined to become a more dominant powerhouse in the online car classifieds marketplace of Bangladesh.
buyer: Garirbazar
GarirBazar is the first online cars classifieds website in Bangladesh. Easily and quickly buy and sell cars, motorbikes and trucks in and Bangladesh. "
target: Motor-bazar
Motor-Bazar.com is an online car classified company in Bangladesh. Their aim is to be the leading online car classified company in Bangladesh and offer a unique online marketplace, where car buyers and sellers get together to achieve the best mutual outcomes.
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announced 1/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

Mahindra First Choice, will acquire CarandBike

synopsis: Mahindra First Choice Wheels Ltd, India’s number one multi-brand certified used car company, will acquire CarandBike.com from New Delhi Television, the most watched, credible and respected news network in India. CarandBike is an e-commerce platform for buying and selling new and used cars and bikes in India.
buyer parent: Mahindra Group
buyer: Mahindra First Choice
Mahindra First Choice is India’s number one multi-brand certified used car company. Mahindra First Choice sells high quality used cars to its customers with hassle free documentation & car transfers. The company has more than 1700 outlets in over 810 cities in India. "
target parent: New Delhi Television, Ltd.
target: CarandBike
CarandBike is an e-commerce platform for buying and selling new and used cars and bikes in India. CarandBike also strives to keep its users updated with the latest info from the global automotive industry. They list over 42 manufacturers and 336 models to help users to make an informed choice.
price ($mm)
$4.29
rev ($mm)
$1
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EV / rev
5.5x
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closed 11/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

CarDekho, acquired Carmudi Philippines, Inc.

synopsis: INDIAN full-stack automotive tech company CarDekho has acquired Carmudi Philippines, a marketplace of secondhand cars in the Philippines, making it the second Southeast Asian nation for CarDekho to foray into. Carmudi Philippines is the vehicle website that offers the best current deals of the Philippine car market.
buyer parent: Girnar Software Pvt. Ltd.
buyer: CarDekho
CarDekho.com is India's leading car search venture that helps users buy cars that are right for them. Its website and app carry rich automotive content such as expert reviews, detailed specs and prices, comparisons as well as videos and pictures of all car brands and models available in India. "
target parent: Rocket Internet
target: Carmudi Philippines, Inc.
Carmudi Philippines is a marketplace for secondhand cars. Carmudi Philippines is the vehicle website that offers the best current deals of the Philippine car market. Carmudi offers thousands of carefully selected vehicles and all of the details customers need to know about their future vehicle.
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announced 9/19/2019 via BNC Analysis

iCarAsia.com, will acquire Carmudi Indonesia

synopsis: Australia Securities Exchange (ASX) listed, iCar Asia Limited, which runs an ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) network of automotive portals in Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia, will acquire Carmudi Indonesia. Carmudi Indonesia is a vehicle buying and selling site that offers the best deals in the car market in Indonesia.
buyer: iCarAsia.com (ASX:ICQ:$8.51)
iCar Asia Limited, which runs an ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) network of automotive portals in Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia. They provide a platform that has a potential to connect more than 600 million car buyers and sellers throughout ASEAN. "
target: Carmudi Indonesia
Carmudi Indonesia is a vehicle buying and selling site that offers the best deals in the car market in Indonesia. Carmudi Indonesia has a well-established advertising and lead generation business servicing leading car manufacturers in Indonesia.
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on offer 9/2/2016 via BNC Analysis

Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd., offer to acquire CarAdvice.com.au Pty

synopsis: Nine Entertainment, a leading media and entertainment group focused on the delivery of premium video content to all Australians, has offered to acquire a controlling stake in CarAdvice.com, where Australians turn to for the most comprehensive independent editorial reviews of new cars.
buyer: Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd. (ASX:NEC:$1,558.70)
Nine Entertainment Co. is a leading media and entertainment group focused on the delivery of premium video content to all Australians. NEC delivers its content in multiple ways through free-to-air TV broadcasting, Subscription Video-On-Demand, digital channels and online. "
target: CarAdvice.com.au Pty
CarAdvice.com is where Australians turn to for the most comprehensive independent editorial reviews of new cars. With a unique monthly audience of 705,000, CarAdvice is Australia’s largest independent automotive content publisher.
price ($mm)
$23
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announced 9/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

Domain, will acquire Insight Data Solutions Holdings Pty Ltd

synopsis: Domain Holdings Australia Limited, the real estate media and technology business, will acquire Insight Data Solutions (IDS). Established in 2013, Insight data solutions is a well-established property data business. Based in Australia, it focuses on two key customer groups, i.e., Government and corporate.
buyer parent: Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd.
buyer: Domain (ASX:DHG:$208.80)
Domain Holdings Australia Limited is an ASX-listed real estate and technology services business focused on the Australian property market. The business offers residential and commercial property marketing services via listings portals on desktop and mobile, and via social media and print magazine. "
target: Insight Data Solutions Holdings Pty Ltd
Established in 2013, Australia-based Insight Data Solutions (IDS) is a well-established property data business. It focuses on two key customer groups, i.e., Government and corporate. IDS’ platform and workflow tools also help in connecting many key stakeholders in the property ecosystem.
price ($mm)
$44
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closed 5/25/2020 via Company Press Release

Stuff, acquired Stuff

synopsis: Stuff's CEO, Sinead Boucher, has acquired the company from Nine Entertainment, Australia’s largest locally owned media company. Stuff is New Zealand's largest and most popular news site. Stuff covers every aspect of news and information, from breaking national and international crises through to in-depth features, sports, business, and more.
buyer: Stuff
Stuff is New Zealand's largest and most popular news site. Stuff covers every aspect of news and information, from breaking national and international crises through to in-depth features, sports, business, entertainment and technology articles, weather reports, movie reviews and more. "
target parent: Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd.
target: Stuff
Stuff is New Zealand's largest and most popular news site. Stuff covers every aspect of news and information, from breaking national and international crises through to in-depth features, sports, business, entertainment and technology articles, weather reports, movie reviews and more.
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closed 3/3/2020 via BNC Analysis

Real Estate Investar, acquired MyDesktop

synopsis: Real Estate Investar, an Australian provider of products and services for property investors, has acquired MyDesktop from Domain, an Australian real estate and technology services business. MyDesktop is Australia's most popular real estate CRM. MyDesktop helps agents manage their day-to-day tasks, so they can focus on building relationships.
buyer: Real Estate Investar (ASX:REV:$0.59)
Real Estate Investar is an Australian provider of products and services for property investors. Real Estate Investar helps people to find, analyse and track investment properties. Their platform provides users with all the tools, data and information they need to invest in property successfully. "
target parent: Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd.
target: MyDesktop
MyDesktop is Australia's most popular real estate CRM. MyDesktop helps real estate professionals manage their day-to-day tasks, so they can focus on building relationships. Their solution allows users to keep all of their contact details in one place and view important information at a glance.
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$9.35
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announced 11/13/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Domain, will acquire Real Time Agent

synopsis: Domain, an Australian real estate classifieds group, will acquire Real Time Agent, an Australian point of sale platform that digitises key steps in the property journey. Real Time Agent's product suite provides mobile solutions for binding agreements, bid and auction result recording, and sales contract processing.
buyer parent: Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd.
buyer: Domain (ASX:DHG:$208.80)
Domain Holdings Australia Limited is an ASX-listed real estate and technology services business focused on the Australian property market. The business offers residential and commercial property marketing services via listings portals on desktop and mobile, and via social media and print magazine. "
target: Real Time Agent
Real Time Agent is an Australian point of sale platform that digitises key steps in the property journey. Real Time Agent's product suite provides mobile solutions for binding agreements, bid and auction result recording, and sales contract processing.
price ($mm)
$13
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closed 10/1/2019 via BusinessWire

DTN, acquired Weatherzone

synopsis: DTN, an independent source of insights, analysis, and decision-support solutions, has acquired Weatherzone, from Nine Entertainment. Headquartered in Australia, Weatherzone is a leading provider of weather information to consumers and businesses across major industry sectors.
buyer parent: TBG AG
buyer: DTN
DTN is an independent source of accurate, objective, real-time, and actionable insights to increase confidence and support business decisions for customers working in agriculture, energy, and transportation. DTN also publishes Progressive Farmer magazine, the premier publication in agriculture. "
target parent: Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd.
target: Weatherzone
Weatherzone is Australia’s largest private weather service. The company gives businesses advanced tools and the most accurate weather forecasts in order to operate safely, efficiently, and more profitably. Weatherzone's solutions are innovative, tailored, flexible and responsive.
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announced 5/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ironman, will purchase Four Events from Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd.

synopsis: The IRONMAN Group has signed an agreement to acquire four mass-participation events from Australia's Nine’s events and entertainment division, including the world’s largest fun run, The Sun-Herald City2Surf. In addition, the acquisition will include The Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon, Melbourne Corporate Triathlon and Carman’s Women’s Fun Run.
buyer parent: Dalian Wanda Group Co., Ltd.
buyer: Ironman
As Wanda Sports Holdings company, IRONMAN operates a global portfolio of events that includes the IRONMAN Triathlon Series, the IRONMAN 70.3 Triathlon Series, 5150 Triathlon Series, the Rock n’ Roll Marathon Series, Iron Girl, IRONKIDS, and more. "
seller: Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd. (ASX:NEC:$1,558.70)
The Sun-Herald City2Surf, the world’s largest fun run, The Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon, Melbourne Corporate Triathlon and Carman’s Women’s Fun Run are mass-participation events operating in Australia owned by Nine Entertainment, an Australian multi-faceted media company.
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$21
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closed 12/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Domain, acquired Commercialview.com.au Limited

synopsis: Domain has finalized an agreement with the shareholders of Commercialview.com.au to acquire 100 per cent of the issued share capital in CommercialView. CommercialView is a commercial property digital listings platform that is owned and supported by some of the country’s leading commercial agencies in Victoria and New South Wales.
buyer parent: Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd.
buyer: Domain (ASX:DHG:$208.80)
Domain Holdings Australia Limited is an ASX-listed real estate and technology services business focused on the Australian property market. The business offers residential and commercial property marketing services via listings portals on desktop and mobile, and via social media and print magazine. "
target: Commercialview.com.au Limited
commercialVIEW.com.au is a stand-alone commercial real estate advertising portal. As one of Australia’s largest commercial property portals, commercialVIEW.com.au delivers a top of the range product that secures results for consumers.
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$12
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closed 12/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd., acquired Fairfax Media Ltd.

synopsis: Fairfax Media Limited, a multi-platform media company in Australia and New Zealand, is pleased to advise that the scheme of arrangement in relation to the merger of Fairfax and Nine Entertainment Co. Holdings Limited, an Australian media company focused on delivering premium content across multiple distribution platforms, has been implemented.
buyer: Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd. (ASX:NEC:$1,558.70)
Nine Entertainment is a multi-faceted media company, focused on delivering premium content across multiple distribution platforms. Nine has a unique portfolio of assets including a leading free-to-air television network, as well as a number of pre-eminent digital brands. "
target: Fairfax Media Ltd. (ASX:FXJ:$1,239.61)
Fairfax Media Limited is a leading multi-platform media company in Australia and New Zealand. Fairfax Media engages audiences and communities via print media, digital media, radio stations, events and other businesses.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,607 [$1,721]
rev ($mm)
$1,249
EBITDA ($mm)
$173
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1.5x
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10.8x
on offer 9/2/2016 via BNC Analysis

Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd., offer to acquire CarAdvice.com.au Pty

synopsis: Nine Entertainment, a leading media and entertainment group focused on the delivery of premium video content to all Australians, has offered to acquire a controlling stake in CarAdvice.com, where Australians turn to for the most comprehensive independent editorial reviews of new cars.
buyer: Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd. (ASX:NEC:$1,558.70)
Nine Entertainment Co. is a leading media and entertainment group focused on the delivery of premium video content to all Australians. NEC delivers its content in multiple ways through free-to-air TV broadcasting, Subscription Video-On-Demand, digital channels and online. "
target: CarAdvice.com.au Pty
CarAdvice.com is where Australians turn to for the most comprehensive independent editorial reviews of new cars. With a unique monthly audience of 705,000, CarAdvice is Australia’s largest independent automotive content publisher.
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$23
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announced 4/16/2015 via BNC Analysis

Affinity Equity Partners, will acquire Nine Live

synopsis: Nine Entertainment Co has agreed to sell its Nine Live division to Affinity Equity Partners. Nine Live is an integrated live entertainment, sport and lifestyle business focusing on live content, hospitality, sponsorship, consulting and event management.
buyer: Affinity Equity Partners
Affinity Equity Partners is one of the largest dedicated Asian private equity firms and focuses on leveraged buyout and growth capital transactions. "
target parent: Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd.
target: Nine Live
Nine Live is an integrated live entertainment, sport and lifestyle business focusing on live content, hospitality, sponsorship, consulting and event management.
price ($mm)
$491
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/2/2014 via PR Newswire

Gracenote, Inc., acquired HWW

synopsis: Gracenote, a division of Tribune Media Company, announced that it has acquired HWW, Australia's leading provider of TV and movie data from Mi9, which is owned by Nine Entertainment Co. HWW has data describing millions of TV programs and movies across more than 700 national and local TV channels in Australia.
buyer parent: Tribune Company
buyer: Gracenote, Inc.
Gracenote, Inc. provides music and video content and technologies to the world's hottest entertainment products and brands. The company's partners in the entertainment community include major music publishers and labels, prominent independents and movie studios and television networks. "
target parent: Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd.
target: HWW
HWW is the leading supplier of Australian TV and Movie metadata to a broad range of clients across new and traditional media including: major online publishers, Subscription TV providers, IPTV players and print publishers.
price ($mm)
$19
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/14/2013 via Company Press Release

Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd., will acquire Mi9

synopsis: Nine Entertainment Co announced that terms had been agreed with Microsoft to acquire its 50% share of Mi9. The company is one of Australia’s leading digital media companies, with the potential to reach up to 70% of the population each month. The company is an expansion of the ninemsn business including a range of products and companies.
buyer: Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd. (ASX:NEC:$1,558.70)
Nine Entertainment Co. is Australia’s most diversified media and entertainment group. It is a communication powerhouse delivering a world of media information and entertainment to millions of Australians. "
target parent: Microsoft Corporation
target: Mi9
Mi9 is one of Australia’s leading digital media companies, with the potential to reach up to 70% of the population each month. A joint venture between Microsoft and Nine Entertainment Co, established in 1997, Mi9 is an expansion of the ninemsn business including a range of products and companies.
price ($mm)
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announced 9/4/2012 via Company Press Release

Bauer Media Group, will acquire ACP Entertainment Magazines Pty Limited

synopsis: Nine Entertainment Co. and Bauer Media Group announced that they have reached agreement to sell 100% of ACP Magazines Ltd to Bauer. ACP is Australia and New Zealand’s largest magazine publisher, reaching over 15 million Australians each year.
buyer: Bauer Media Group
Bauer Media Group publishes, sells, and markets magazines, periodicals, and various special publications focusing on magazines, radio/TV, and online media business segments in Germany and internationally. "
target parent: CVC Capital Partners
target: ACP Entertainment Magazines Pty Limited
ACP Magazines is Australia's biggest magazine publisher and the magazine arm of PBL Media, Australia's leading media and entertainment company. ACP Magazines publishes over 60 titles in Australia which sell nearly 109 million individual copies each year.
price ($mm)
$537
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/10/2007 via

CVC Asia Pacific, acquired PBL Media

synopsis: Publishing & Broadcasting Ltd. said on Friday it had agreed to sell a further 25 percent stake in its 50:50 media joint venture to CVC for A$515 million ($426 million). CVC will have 75 percent control of key Australian media assets, including Australia's largest TV network and a stable of magazines, under the deal.
buyer parent: CVC Capital Partners
buyer: CVC Asia Pacific
CVC Asia Pacific is an investment and advisory company formed in 1999 to focus on buy-out opportunities in the Asia Pacific Region. CVC Asia Pacific currently advises on private equity funds totaling US$2.725 billion and has established a leading position in the Asia Pacific buy-out market. "
target parent: Consolidated Media Holdings Limited
target: PBL Media (ASX:NEC:$1,558.70)
PBL Media brings together the Nine Network, the number one television network in Australia; ACP, the leading magazine company, with more than 100 titles; and, the 50% joint venture with Microsoft ninemsn, the country’s number one online venture, into one integrated company.
price ($mm)
$507*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/7/2007 via

CVC Asia Pacific, acquired PBL Media

synopsis: Funds advised by CVC Capital Partners and CVC Asia Pacific Ltd have agreed with Publishing and Broadcasting Limited to the establishment of Australia’s largest diversified media group, PBL Media.
buyer parent: CVC Capital Partners
buyer: CVC Asia Pacific
CVC Asia Pacific is an investment and advisory company formed in 1999 to focus on buy-out opportunities in the Asia Pacific Region. CVC Asia Pacific currently advises on private equity funds totaling US$2.725 billion and has established a leading position in the Asia Pacific buy-out market. "
target parent: Consolidated Media Holdings
target: PBL Media (ASX:NEC:$1,558.70)
PBL Media brings together the Nine Network, the number one television network in Australia; ACP, the leading magazine company, with more than 100 titles; and, the 50% joint venture with Microsoft ninemsn, the country’s number one online venture, into one integrated company.
price ($mm)
$4,223*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
on offer 9/2/2016 via BNC Analysis

Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd., offer to acquire CarAdvice.com.au Pty

synopsis: Nine Entertainment, a leading media and entertainment group focused on the delivery of premium video content to all Australians, has offered to acquire a controlling stake in CarAdvice.com, where Australians turn to for the most comprehensive independent editorial reviews of new cars.
buyer: Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd. (ASX:NEC:$1,558.70)
Nine Entertainment Co. is a leading media and entertainment group focused on the delivery of premium video content to all Australians. NEC delivers its content in multiple ways through free-to-air TV broadcasting, Subscription Video-On-Demand, digital channels and online. "
target: CarAdvice.com.au Pty
CarAdvice.com is where Australians turn to for the most comprehensive independent editorial reviews of new cars. With a unique monthly audience of 705,000, CarAdvice is Australia’s largest independent automotive content publisher.
price ($mm)
$23
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/22/2021 via GlobeNewswire

iMedia Brands, Inc., will acquire 1-2-3.tv GmbH

synopsis: iMedia Brands, Inc. is to acquire 123tv, a leading interactive media company disrupting Germany’s television retailing marketplace with its expertise in proprietary, Dutch auction style live and automated auctions that engages consumers with 123tv’s balanced merchandising mix of compelling products shipped directly to their homes.
buyer: iMedia Brands, Inc. (IMBI:$460.47)
iMedia Brands, Inc. is a leading interactive media company that owns a growing portfolio of TV Networks, Consumer Brands and Digital Services that together position the Company as a leading single-source partner to television advertisers and consumer brands. "
target parent: ARCUS Capital AG
target: 1-2-3.tv GmbH
123tv is a leading interactive media company disrupting Germany’s television retailing marketplace with its expertise in proprietary, Dutch auction style live and automated auctions that engages consumers with 123tv’s balanced merchandising mix of compelling products shipped directly to their homes.
price ($mm)
$95
rev ($mm)
$190
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/11/2021 via Company Press Release

Stuff, acquired Ensemble

synopsis: Stuff, New Zealand's largest and most popular news site, has acquired Ensemble, an online magazine in New Zealand focused on fashion and beauty. Ensemble is for people of purpose who want to read about world issues as much as they do beautiful, well-made clothing. The magazine covers the topics of fashion, beauty, culture, and people.
buyer: Stuff
Stuff is New Zealand's largest and most popular news site. Stuff covers every aspect of news and information, from breaking national and international crises through to in-depth features, sports, business, entertainment and technology articles, weather reports, movie reviews and more. "
target: Ensemble
Ensemble is an online magazine in New Zealand focused on fashion and beauty. Ensemble is for people of purpose who want to read about world issues as much as they do beautiful, well-made clothing. The magazine covers the topics of fashion, beauty, culture, and people.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/14/2021 via PR Newswire

Perkin Industries, acquired I Love My Dog So Much, LLC

synopsis: Perkin Industries, a company focused on acquiring and managing high-performing assets, has acquired a majority stake in I Love My Dog So Much, LLC, an online magazine focused on dogs. I Love My Dog So Much features articles that cover the topics of dog wellness, dog treats, training, lifestyles, animal rescues, and more.
buyer: Perkin Industries
Perkin Industries is a company focused on acquiring and managing high-performing assets. Perkin Industries focuses on cash producing companies that would benefit from the Perkin Industries' infrastructure. They are active in the real estate, healthcare, consumer products, digital media industries. "
target: I Love My Dog So Much, LLC
I Love My Dog So Much is an online magazine focused on dogs. I Love My Dog So Much provides readers with everything they need to satisfy their dog loving needs. Their articles cover the topics of dog wellness, dog treats, training, lifestyles, animal rescues, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

Maven Inc., acquired The Spun

synopsis: Maven, a coalition of content producers, has acquired The Spun, an independent sports publication that brings their readers the most interesting athletics stories of the day. The Spun's site reaches over 8 million unique readers per month and provides the latest news and stories about the NFL, NBA, and college football and basketball.
buyer: Maven Inc. (OTCPK:MVEN:$0.38)
Maven is a coalition of content producers, from individual thought-leaders to world-leading independent publishers, operating on a shared digital publishing, advertising, and distribution platform and unified under a single media brand. "
target: The Spun
The Spun is an independent sports publication that brings their readers the most interesting athletics stories of the day. The Spun's site reaches over 8 million unique readers per month and provides the latest news and stories about the NFL, NBA, and college football and basketball.
price ($mm)
$13
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/12/2021 via BNC Analysis

Henry R. Muñoz III, acquired Funny Or Die

synopsis: Designer, philanthropist and former Democratic National Committee finance chair Henry R. Muñoz III has acquired Funny Or Die, a digital comedy studio and branded content maker. The deal includes their library, social media assets and longform slate.
buyer: Henry R. Muñoz III
Henry R. Muñoz III is an American designer, businessman, activist, and philanthropist. He serves as the chairman and chief executive officer of Kell Muñoz Architects, Inc and Muñoz & Company, one of the oldest and largest minority-owned design practices in Texas. "
target parent: Sequoia Capital
target: Funny Or Die
Funny Or Die is an Emmy-winning leader in comedy entertainment, combining Hollywood artistry with Silicon Valley innovation to deliver cutting-edge content across a rapidly expanding distribution network.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/21/2021 via BusinessWire

Grupo Televisa, S.A. will be merged with Univision Communications Inc.,

synopsis: Grupo Televisa, a leading media company in the Spanish-speaking world, and Univision, an American Spanish-language television network, announced a definitive transaction agreement in which Televisa’s content and media assets will be combined with Univision to create the largest Spanish-language media company in the world: Televisa-Univision.
buyer parent: ForgeLight, LLC
buyer: Univision Communications Inc.
As the leading Hispanic media company in the U.S., Univision Communications, Inc. entertains, informs and empowers U.S. Hispanics with news, sports and entertainment content across broadcast and cable television, audio, and digital platforms. "
target: Grupo Televisa, S.A. (TV:$4,927.53)
Televisa is a leading media company in the Spanish-speaking world, an important cable operator in Mexico and an operator of a leading direct-to-home satellite pay television system in Mexico.
price ($mm)
$4,800
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/15/2021 via BusinessWire

WTWH Media, LLC, acquired Mobile Robot Guide

synopsis: Business-to-business publisher WTWH Media announced the acquisition of Mobile Robot Guide (MRG), the leading online resource for news and information about mobile robots, the applications they enable, and industries they support.
buyer: WTWH Media, LLC
WTWH Media LLC is an integrated b2b media company serving the electronics, design engineering, hospitality, life sciences, renewable energy, retail and robotics markets with more than 45+ web sites, 12 events, 7 print publications and custom digital marketing services. "
target: Mobile Robot Guide
The Mobile Robot Guide is a magazine that exists to educate prospective mobile robot buyers about autonomous mobile robots (AMR), AMR applications and vendors. In the magazine one can find the latest news about autonomous mobile robots.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 4/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

Caybon, acquired Splay One

synopsis: Caybon, a digital media powerhouse in Sweden, has acquired Splay One from Nordic Entertainment Group, an entertainment provider in the Nordics. Splay One is an entertainment agency in the Nordics. Splay One operates the biggest multi-channel network in the Nordics. They offer services for branded channels, influencer marketing, TV series, and more.
buyer parent: Priveq Investment
buyer: Caybon
Caybon is a digital media powerhouse in Sweden. Caybon helps companies drive their brands’ awareness and conversion by creating engaging content that connects them with their target audience. Their distribution networks have 25 million Facebook followers and 42 million YouTube subscribers. "
target parent: Nordic Entertainment Group
target: Splay One
Splay One is the No.1 entertainment agency in the Nordics. Splay One operates the biggest multi-channel network in the Nordics, with over 250 million video views a month. They offer services for branded channels, influencer marketing, performance marketing, TV series, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/31/2021 via BNC Analysis

DraftKings, acquired VSiN

synopsis: DraftKings, the largest, US-based online gaming destination where players engage in daily fantasy sports competitions, has bought Vegas Sports Information Network (VSiN), an American sports betting news, analysis and data radio network and streaming television channel.
buyer: DraftKings (DKNG:$1,064.94)
DraftKings, Inc. is the largest, US-based online gaming destination where players engage in daily fantasy sports competitions across fantasy football, baseball, golf, basketball, hockey, and college football and basketball. "
target: VSiN
Vegas Sports Information Network (VSiN) is an American sports betting news, analysis and data radio network and streaming television channel.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/31/2021 via PR Newswire

Eleven Sports, acquired Team Whistle

synopsis: Eleven Sports has acquired New York-based Team Whistle, a global media company that’s changing the sports and entertainment game. Team Whistle creates and distributes engaging content experiences for today’s audiences. Their premium shows are available on the social, audio and streaming platforms that matter most.
buyer parent: Aser Ventures
buyer: Eleven Sports
Eleven Sports is a global sports provider dedicated to delivering world-class international and domestic sports and lifestyle entertainment. The channels are 24/7, multiscreen, full HD and locally produced to the highest international production standards, with local language commentary. "
target: Team Whistle
Team Whistle is a global media company that’s changing the sports and entertainment game. Team Whistle creates and distributes engaging content experiences for today’s audiences. Their premium shows are available on the social, audio and streaming platforms that matter most.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 3/26/2021 via BNC Analysis

Madison Square Garden Networks will be merged with The Madison Square Garden Company,

synopsis: Madison Square Garden Entertainment, a world leader in live sports and entertainment, is to acquire Madison Square Garden Networks, a regional sports network that encompasses MSG’s media operations. Primarily serving the Mid-Atlantic United States, its programming focuses on events featuring and other programs about New York City sports teams.
buyer: The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG:$228.42)
The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment, setting a global standard for excellence and innovation. MSG builds iconic brands that forge deep connections with diverse and passionate audiences. "
target: Madison Square Garden Networks (MSGN:$640.69)
Madison Square Garden Networks is a regional sports network that encompasses Madison Square Garden’s media operations. Primarily serving the Mid-Atlantic United States, its programming focuses on events featuring and other programs about New York City sports teams.
price ($mm)[EV]
$922 [$1,722]
rev ($mm)
$641
EBITDA ($mm)
$303
EV / rev
2.7x
EV / EBITDA
5.7x
closed 3/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Remember Media Limited merged with Digital Allies Limited,

synopsis: Digital Allies, a specialist digital marketing consultancy, will merge with Remember Media, a leading independent publishing, content and design company, to form a new multi-media business, Allies Group Ltd. Remember Media are specialists in the creation, content, design and publication of luxury print and online magazines.
buyer: Digital Allies Limited
Digital Allies are a specialist digital marketing consultancy who are focused on helping organizations optimize their on-line presence. Key areas of expertise are SEO, PPC, Social, Analytics and Digital Content. "
target: Remember Media Limited
Remember Media is a leading independent publishing, content and design company, based in North East England. They are specialists in the creation, content, design and publication of luxury print and online magazines.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/10/2021 via Company Press Release

JP/Politikens Hus A/S, acquired Dezeen

synopsis: JP/Politikens Hus, one of Denmark's leading media companies, has acquired Dezeen, the world's most popular and influential architecture and design magazine. Dezeen publishes a curated selection of the best international architecture, interiors, and design projects plus breaking news, incisive features, and compelling original video content.
buyer: JP/Politikens Hus A/S
JP/Politikens Hus is one of Denmark's leading media companies in printed, digital and mobile publications. JP/Politikens Hus publishes three national newspapers, EKSTRA BLADET, MORGENAVISEN JYLLANDS-POSTEN and POLITIKEN – Denmark's leading daily newspapers. "
target: Dezeen
Dezeen is the world's most popular and influential architecture and design magazine. Dezeen publishes a curated selection of the best international architecture, interiors, and design projects plus breaking news, incisive features, and compelling original video content.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 3/10/2021 via BusinessWire

Alchimie S.A.S., purchased U.S. Publishing Assets from TV4Entertainment

synopsis: France-based Alchimie has acquired the U.S. publishing assets of TV4Entertainment. The assets include a portfolio of nearly ten thematic subscription video on demand (SVoD) channels, such as Motorland (Motors), DocCom TV (documentary), Nautical Mile (boating), Gone TV (hunt/Fish), Inside Outside (home and garden).
buyer: Alchimie S.A.S. (ENXTPA:ALCHI:$40.89)
Headquartered in France, Alchimie is a channel factory: a unique video platform in partnership with talents and media to co-publish their own thematic channel. Alchimie has a catalog of more than 60,000 hours of content from more than 300 renowned partners. "
seller: TV4Entertainment
TV4Entertainment's U.S. publishing assets including a portfolio of nearly ten thematic SVOD channels, such as Motorland (Motors), DocCom TV (documentary), Nautical Mile (boating), Gone TV (hunt/Fish), Inside Outside (home and garden). The assets include a base of nearly 15,000 subscribers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/24/2021 via BusinessWire

Outside, acquired Outside TV

synopsis: Pocket Outdoor Media, the world's leading creator of active lifestyle content and experiences, announced the acquisition of OutsideTV, the leading video provider for the adventure sports and outdoor lifestyle category. Pocket Outdoor Media changed its name to Outside.
buyer: Outside
Outside is the world’s leading creator of active lifestyle content and experiences. Across web, print, podcast, social, video, and TV, their brands reach 70 million of the most active and influential consumers in the world every month. "
target: Outside TV
OutsideTV is the leading video provider for the adventure sports and outdoor lifestyle category. OutsideTV delivers high-quality, compelling storylines focused on a wide variety of sports including: skiing & snowboarding, surfing, climbing, mountain biking, kayaking and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/27/2021 via PR Newswire

Acton Media Inc., acquired Domino Media Group, Inc.

synopsis: North Equity LLC, a venture equity firm, has acquired the leading home and design digital media brand Domino from Multiply Media, LLC. Founded in 2005, Domino is the ultimate resource for discovering your personal style and translating that into your home. Domino will join Acton Media Inc., a portfolio company of North Equity.
buyer parent: North Equity LLC
buyer: Acton Media Inc.
Acton Media Inc. is a portfolio company of North Equity that comprises its home and lifestyle-focused brands, including SAVEUR and BobVila.com. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: Domino Media Group, Inc.
Domino is a guide for a stylish life and home. Domino publishes quarterly print magazines, daily content on domino.com and a mobile app to bring community and commerce together. Domino covers the latest in interior design, home tours, DIYs, entertaining, travel, wellness, weddings, and news.
price ($mm)
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announced 1/20/2021 via BusinessWire

Element Partners, LLC, will acquire World Poker Tour® Enterprises, Inc.

synopsis: Allied Esports Entertainment, Inc., a global esports entertainment company, and Element Partners, LLC, a privately-held investment vehicle, announced a definitive agreement under which Element will acquire the Company’s poker-related business and assets, including the entities comprising the World Poker Tour®, the premier name in televised gaming.
buyer: Element Partners, LLC
Element Partners is a specialized growth equity investor with extensive experience in the energy, industrial and resource markets. They are comfortable in both minority and control equity positions and provide capital for growth, acquisitions, shareholder liquidity, recapitalizations, and buyouts. "
target parent: Allied Esports Entertainment
target: World Poker Tour® Enterprises, Inc.
WPT Enterprises, Inc., is the creator of the World Poker Tour – the premier name in internationally televised gaming and entertainment with brand presence in land-based tournaments, television, online and mobile.
price ($mm)
$78
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Cyborggainz, acquired Biohackers’ Update

synopsis: Cyborggainz, a Canadian web platform that applies neuroscience to sports and fitness, has acquired Biohackers’ Update, the first magazine about biohacking and self optimization. Biohackers’ Update provide readers with news about fitness, nutrition, technology, and more to help them discover their potential.
buyer: Cyborggainz
Cyborggainz is a Canadian web platform that applies neuroscience to sports and fitness. Cyborggainz provides their members with custom workout programs and personalized nutrition plans to help them train like a cyborg, enhance their physical performance and live healthier lives. "
target: Biohackers’ Update
Biohackers’ Update is the first magazine about biohacking and self optimization. Biohackers’ Update writes and publishes articles backed by true user-based stories and science. They provide readers with news about fitness, nutrition, technology, and more to help them discover their potential.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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announced 12/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Pax Holdings Ltd., will acquire Sporting News Limited

synopsis: Global digital sports media company DAZN is selling the Sporting News website to Pax Holdings, an investment firm based in the UK and Hong Kong with clients in gaming and betting. Sporting News was established in 1886 and is now a digital-only publication providing essential coverage of all major sports.
buyer: Pax Holdings Ltd.
PAX Holdings Ltd is a Family Office managing a portfolio of investments that commenced with early stage tech and financial services sector investments in 1999. "
target parent: Access Industries
target: Sporting News Limited
Sporting News was established in 1886 as a weekly U.S. magazine. It became the dominant American publication covering baseball, acquiring the nickname "The Bible of Baseball."​ It is now a digital-only publication providing essential coverage of all major sports.
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Carsales.com Ltd.
Carsales.com Ltd.
Carsales.com Ltd is the largest online automotive, motorcycle and marine classifieds business in Australia. Attracting more Australians interested in buying or selling cars, motorcycles, trucks, caravans and boats than any other classified group of websites.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$281.07
EBITDA ($mm)
$128.71
EBIT ($mm)
$125.79
Net Income ($mm)
$82.69
Employees
394
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Ticker: TC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TuanChe Limited
TuanChe Limited
TuanChe is an omni-channel automotive marketplace in China. TuanChe connects consumers with various industry players such as automakers, dealers and other automotive service providers. TuanChe has achieved rapid growth in its business by integrating its online platforms with offline sales events.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$99.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($12.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($12.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
833
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Ticker: SMAA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SMA Alliance, LLC
SMA Alliance, LLC
SMA Alliance, LLC, provides marketing and advertising solutions. It operates as an e-marketing and Internet focused lead generator. The company provides buying demand to automobile retailers on a daily basis through application of proprietary technology and managed systems.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$2.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.50
EBIT ($mm)
$1.50
Net Income ($mm)
$1.40
Employees
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Ticker: QUOT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quotient Technology Inc.
Quotient Technology Inc.
Quotient Technology Inc., which recently changed its name from Coupons.com Incorporated, is a leading digital promotion and media platform that connects brands, retailers and consumers. They distribute digital coupons and media through a variety of products.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$424.68
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.70
EBIT ($mm)
($13.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
877
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Ticker: TSE:3674
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aucfan Co., Ltd.
Aucfan Co., Ltd.
Aucfan Co. Ltd. is Japan’s largest online auction price comparison and search website. aucfan.com allows users to compare, search, and analyze online auction and ecommerce product and price information, as well as to see the prices and numbers of transactions for products traded in the past.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$39.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.02
EBIT ($mm)
$1.28
Net Income ($mm)
$1.01
Employees
120
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Ticker: OTCPK:TSNP.D
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HUMBL, Inc.
HUMBL, Inc.
HUMBL is a social payments, merchant and reviews platform. HUMBL connects consumers and merchants in the digital economy. HUMBL Pay is a mobile app that delivers seamless global transactions. Their HUMBL Marketplace platform connects customers and merchants online.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$0.60
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.15)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.15)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3
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Ticker: ENXTPA:EN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bouygues SA
Bouygues SA
Bouygues is a diversified group, structured by a strong corporate culture and whose businesses are organized around three activities: Construction with Bouygues Construction (BTP and Energies & Services), Bouygues Immobilier and Colas (Routes), Telecoms with Bouygues Telecom and Media with TF1.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$41,613.59
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,421.80
EBIT ($mm)
$1,279.78
Net Income ($mm)
$843.36
Employees
133197
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qurate Retail, Inc.
Qurate Retail, Inc.
Qurate Retail, Inc. operates and owns interests in a broad range of digital commerce businesses. Qurate Retail, Inc.’s businesses and assets consist of QVC (and its subsidiaries, including HSN), Zulily and the Cornerstone Brands as well as various green energy and other investments.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$13,604.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,859.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,363.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
25314
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Ticker: DISC.A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Discovery Communications, Inc.
Discovery Communications, Inc.
Discovery Communications is the world's #1 pay-TV programmer, reaching 2.5 billion cumulative subscribers in over 220 countries and territories. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools, including an award-winning series of K-12 digital textbooks.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$10,780.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,799.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,405.00
Net Income ($mm)
$982.00
Employees
9800
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Ticker: TV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Grupo Televisa, S.A.
Televisa is a leading media company in the Spanish-speaking world, an important cable operator in Mexico and an operator of a leading direct-to-home satellite pay television system in Mexico.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$4,927.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,912.71
EBIT ($mm)
$871.70
Net Income ($mm)
$393.21
Employees
43287
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Ticker: LSE:ITV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ITV plc
ITV plc
ITV is an integrated producer broadcaster, operating the largest commercial family of channels in the UK. In addition to traditional broadcasting on their channels, they deliver their content on demand through numerous platforms, both directly and via ITV Player.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,759.74
EBITDA ($mm)
$902.87
EBIT ($mm)
$759.48
Net Income ($mm)
$540.75
Employees
6281
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Ticker: TSE:9404
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nippon TV Holdings
Nippon TV Holdings
Nippon Television Holdings is a holding company that manages and operates broadcast companies in the group, through ownership of shares and stocks. The company was founded in 1952 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$3,175.77
EBITDA ($mm)
$408.65
EBIT ($mm)
$344.70
Net Income ($mm)
$245.98
Employees
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Ticker: AMCX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AMC Networks Inc.
AMC Networks Inc.
Dedicated to producing quality programming and movie content for more than 30 years, AMC Networks Inc. owns and operates several of the most popular and award-winning brands in cable television.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,826.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$901.61
EBIT ($mm)
$819.12
Net Income ($mm)
$491.97
Employees
2039
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Ticker: ENXTPA:TFI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TF1 Group
TF1 is a media group whose mission is to inform and entertain. The group operates and develops four freeview channels and several special-interest pay-TV channels as well as their digital offshoots. The TF1 group’s businesses today cover the entire audiovisual value chain.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,585.65
EBITDA ($mm)
$461.81
EBIT ($mm)
$221.13
Net Income ($mm)
$144.52
Employees
3078
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Ticker: ASX:NEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd.
Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd.
Nine Entertainment Co. is a leading media and entertainment group focused on the delivery of premium video content to all Australians. NEC delivers its content in multiple ways through free-to-air TV broadcasting, Subscription Video-On-Demand, digital channels and online.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,558.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$271.42
EBIT ($mm)
$195.45
Net Income ($mm)
$99.45
Employees
3350
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Ticker: ASX:SWM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Seven West Media Limited
Seven West Media Limited
Seven West Media is Australia’s leading multiple platform media company with a market-leading presence in broadcast television, magazine and newspaper publishing and online.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,063.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$81.12
EBIT ($mm)
$71.70
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4607
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Ticker: BME:TL5
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mediaset España
Mediaset España
Mediaset España is a Spanish television network and media production company. Mediaset España is the main content producer in Spain and has the most watched channels. Their channels include Telecino, Cuatro, Divinity, and more. The company also produces feature films.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$974.29
EBITDA ($mm)
$254.59
EBIT ($mm)
$234.29
Net Income ($mm)
$181.18
Employees
1541
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Ticker: BMV:AZTECA CPO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TV Azteca, S.A. de C.V.
TV Azteca produces Spanish-language television programming. The Company operates two national television networks in Mexico through owned and operated stations throughout the country. TV Azteca also operates a broadcast television network targeted toward the Hispanic market in the US.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$817.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$140.88
EBIT ($mm)
$86.49
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4489
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Ticker: MSGN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Madison Square Garden Networks
Madison Square Garden Networks
Madison Square Garden Networks is a regional sports network that encompasses Madison Square Garden’s media operations. Primarily serving the Mid-Atlantic United States, its programming focuses on events featuring and other programs about New York City sports teams.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$640.69
EBITDA ($mm)
$296.84
EBIT ($mm)
$289.45
Net Income ($mm)
$178.72
Employees
508
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Ticker: IMBI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iMedia Brands, Inc.
iMedia Brands, Inc.
iMedia Brands, Inc. is a global interactive media company that manages a growing portfolio of niche, lifestyle television networks and web service businesses, primarily in North America, for both English speaking and, soon, Spanish speaking audiences and customers.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$460.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.77
EBIT ($mm)
($7.34)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
713
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Ticker: ION
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ION Media Networks
ION Media Networks
ION Media Networks, Inc. owns and operates the nation's largest broadcast television station group and ION Television, reaching over 94 million U.S. television households via its nationwide broadcast television, cable and satellite distribution systems.
year
2006
rev ($mm)
$228.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$103.51
EBIT ($mm)
$35.09
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
453
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