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Motorsport.com, acquired Motors TV

synopsis: Motorsport Network announced the acquisition of Motors TV, consolidating the world’s largest automotive & motorsport digital technology business with a global broadcast operation. Motors TV International is the first and only channel in Europe dedicated to all things motorsport.
buyer: Motorsport.com (MSGM:$19.05)
Motorsport Network is a vertically integrated automotive & motorsport business headquartered in Miami, FL. The technology business manages a global broadcast network, live events, and multiple websites, social networks and e-commerce, gaming, analytics & editorial syndication platforms. "
target: Motors TV
Established in 2000, Motors TV International is the first and only channel in Europe dedicated to all things motorsport. They offer a platform for top notch championships so that fans and casual observers alike can enjoy the drama and excitement of mainstream as well as grassroots racing.
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on offer 9/6/2012 via

Mayfair Capital Investments, Ltd., offer to acquire Timeweave plc

synopsis: Mayfair Capital Investments, Ltd. makes an offer to acquire Timeweave plc, a company that, through its joint venture company, provides broadcast services to the bookmaking industry. It holds licenses with 31 racecourses to broadcast pictures, audio, and data from these courses to licensed betting offices in the UK and Ireland.
buyer: Mayfair Capital Investments, Ltd.
Mayfair Capital Investments, Ltd. has no publicly available financial information. It is ultimately beneficially owned as to 100 percent by the family interests of Mr Joe Lewism, who is a British citizen who has investments in businesses across a range of sectors. "
target: Timeweave plc
Timeweave Plc, through its joint venture company, Amalgamated Racing Limited, provides broadcast services to the bookmaking industry. It holds licenses with 31 racecourses to broadcast pictures, audio, and data from these courses to licensed betting offices in the UK and Ireland.
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$55 [($1)]*
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$45
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$13
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closed 11/8/2012 via BusinessWire

News Corporation, acquired ESPN Star Sports

synopsis: News Corporation and ESPN announced that News Corporation, through a wholly-owned subsidiary, completed its acquisition of ESPN's partnership interest in ESPN Star Sports. ESPN Star Sports showcases an unparalleled variety of premier live sports from around the globe 24 hours a day to a cumulative reach of more than 310 million viewers in Asia.
buyer: News Corporation (NWSA:$8,720.00)
News Corporation is a diversified entertainment company with operations in eight industry segments: filmed entertainment; television; cable network programming; direct broadcast satellite television; magazines and inserts; newspapers; book publishing; and other. "
target parent: The Walt Disney Company
target: ESPN Star Sports
As Asia's definitive and complete sports broadcaster and content provider, ESPN Star Sports showcases an unparalleled variety of premier live sports from around the globe 24 hours a day to a cumulative reach of more than 310 million viewers in Asia.
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announced 10/8/2012 via BusinessWire

Modern Times Group MTG AB, will acquire TV 2 Sport

synopsis: Modern Times Group MTG AB has signed an agreement to acquire all of the remaining shares in the Danish 50/50 joint venture company TV 2 Sport A/S from TV 2 Danmark A/S. TV 2 Sport broadcasts the premium sports channel TV 2 Sport, TV 2 Sport HD, and the TV 2 Sport Premier League dedicated Barclays Premier League channel.
buyer: Modern Times Group MTG AB (MTG B:$461.70)
Modern Times Group is an international entertainment broadcasting group with operations that span four continents and include free-TV, pay-TV, radio and content production businesses. "
target parent: TV 2 Danmark A/S
target: TV 2 Sport
TV 2 Sport was launched in April 2007 by MTG and TV 2 in Denmark, as a 50/50 joint venture company, and broadcasts the premium sports channel TV 2 Sport, TV 2 Sport HD, and the TV 2 Sport Premier League dedicated Barclays Premier League channel.
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closed 12/1/2010 via BusinessWire

B2 Networks merged with America One Television Network, Inc.,

synopsis: America One and B2 Broadcasting announced that the companies merged under the One Media Corp holding company. The new entity, One Media Corp, Inc., is a multi-media sports and entertainment company.
buyer parent: USFR Media Group
buyer: America One Television Network, Inc.
America One is focused on broadcasting U.S. college, minor league and international sporting events such as soccer, rugby and hockey to U.S. audiences, as well as other entertainment program offerings. America One produces more than 12,000 live broadband sports events per year. "
target: B2 Networks
Established in 2003, B2 Networks broadcast its first event via broadband internet on February 2004, an ECHL hockey game from Las Vegas, Nevada. Since that first broadcast B2 has proven to be a worldwide leader in the emerging media of broadband broadcasting.
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announced 12/4/2009 via PR Newswire

XSEL, will acquire China Sports Media

synopsis: Xinhua Sports & Entertainment Limited, a leading sports and entertainment media company in China, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire China Sports Media, China's leading sports media rights distributor. CSM has popular domestic, Asia, and other content including the China Basketball Association (CBA).
buyer parent: Xinhua Finance Limited
buyer: XSEL (XSEL:$0.00)
Xinhua Sports & Entertainment Limited ("XSEL"), formerly XFMedia, is a leading sports and entertainment media company in China. Catering to a vast audience of young and upwardly mobile consumers, XSEL is well-positioned in China with its unique content and access. "
target: China Sports Media
China Sports Media is China's leading sports media rights distributor. CSM has over 80% of the Chinese sports television rights and distribution market, and is the long term partner of the All-China Sports Federation for its television rights business.
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closed 4/28/2009 via BusinessWire

USFR Media Group, acquired America One Television Network, Inc.

synopsis: America One Television, a national U.S. television network reaching an audience of more than 33 million households in more than 125 markets with top international sports and lifestyle content on a no fee/barter basis, announced a shareholder buyout from America One’s previous owner, USFR Media Group.
buyer: USFR Media Group
USFR Media Group is a media group based in Houston, Texas. USFR owns the America One television network and publishes western lifestyle magazines, Western & English Today and Cowboys & Indians magazines. "
target: America One Television Network, Inc.
America One is a national U.S. television network reaching an audience of more than 33 million households in more than 125 markets with a wide range of fresh, high-quality sports and lifestyle content.
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closed 4/1/2008 via BusinessWire

Raycom Media, Inc., purchased three television stations from Lincoln Financial Group

synopsis: Privately held Raycom Media Inc. and Lincoln Financial Group announced that Raycom has completed the acquisition of Lincoln Financial Group’s three network-affiliated television stations, including NBC affiliate WWBT in Richmond, Virginia, and CBS affiliates WBTV in Charlotte, North Carolina, and WCSC in Charleston, South Carolina.
buyer: Raycom Media, Inc.
Raycom Media stretches from Syracuse, New York to Honolulu, Hawaii with businesses in 22 states and over 4,000 employees. The television stations cover 12.7% of the U.S. television households. "
seller: Lincoln Financial Group (LNC:$8,499.00)
Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation and its affiliates. With headquarters in Philadelphia, the companies of Lincoln Financial Group had assets under management of $251 billion as of September 30, 2007.
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announced 12/5/2006 via BusinessWire

ESPN, Inc., will acquire NASN

synopsis: ESPN has agreed to acquire NASN, the only European channel dedicated to North American sports, from Setanta Sport Holdings Ltd and Benchmark Capital Europe. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed, and the deal is expected to close early next year subject to regulatory approvals.
buyer parent: The Walt Disney Company
buyer: ESPN, Inc.
ESPN, Inc. is the world’s leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring a portfolio of over 50 multimedia sports assets. The company is comprised of six U.S. television networks. "
target: NASN
NASN is the only pan-European sports network broadcasting 24 hours a day, 7 days a week showing extensive live and 'as live' coverage of the highest profile sports in North America including: the National Hockey League, Major League Baseball and National Football League.
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closed 11/20/2006 via BusinessWire

Fuego Entertainment Inc., acquired Vision Sports Entertainment Network

synopsis: Fuego Entertainment, Inc. has acquired Vision Sports Entertainment Network (VSEN-TV), broadcasting on 24 affiliate stations and reaching over 14 million US households. Based in Burbank, VSEN-TV will relocate to Las Vegas, NV, and its founder, Rod Myers, will remain President of this wholly owned subsidiary of Fuego Entertainment.
buyer: Fuego Entertainment Inc.
Fuego Entertainment, Inc. broadcasts Spanish-speaking television programming in the Puerto Rico and Las Vegas markets through its network called FuegoTV. The central operation is based in Miami and content is originated in Puerto Rico and licensed from abroad. "
target: Vision Sports Entertainment Network
Vision Sports Entertainment Network is a television broadcasting company with 24 affiliate stations reaching 14 million US households. Primarily distributing sports programming, VSEN-TV’s headquarters is located in Burbank, California.
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closed 8/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

NEP Group, Inc., acquired Outside Broadcasting Ltd

synopsis: Sky TV has sold its subsidiary Outside Broadcasting to US-based firm NEP. Outside Broadcasting is a destination for inspiration, creation and collaboration. Their talented people use the best technology and equipment to bring your broadcast vision to life. They cover anything from live sport, entertainment programs to special events.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: NEP Group, Inc. (NEPG:$450.72)
Since 1986, NEP has been a worldwide outsourced technical production partner supporting premier content producers of live sports, entertainment, music and corporate events. "
target parent: Sky Network Television Limited
target: Outside Broadcasting Ltd
Outside Broadcasting is a destination for inspiration, creation and collaboration. Their talented people use the best technology and equipment to bring your broadcast vision to life. They cover anything from live sport, entertainment programs to special events.
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announced 8/8/2012 via Reuters

Fox International Channels, will acquire Eredivisie Media & Marketing CV

synopsis: FOX International Channels (FIC) is to buy a majority stake in a Dutch cable television soccer broadcaster. FIC will acquire a 51 percent stake in Eredivisie Media & Marketing CV, which holds the rights to broadcast Dutch league soccer.
buyer parent: News Corporation
buyer: Fox International Channels
FOX International Channels is News Corporation’s international multi-media business. They develop, produce and distribute 350+ wholly- and majority-owned pay-TV channels across Latin America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, in 37 languages. "
target parent: Endemol B.V.
target: Eredivisie Media & Marketing CV
Eredivisie Media & Marketing CV (EMM) is a joint venture of the Dutch Premier Football League and Endemol. EMM launched the premium TV channel Eredivisie Live in august 2008. Eredivisie Live is distributed through all available networks (cable, DTH, Satellite and IPTV) in the Netherlands.
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closed 10/11/2010 via Market Wire

IMG Worldwide, Inc., acquired ISP Sports, LLC

synopsis: IMG Worldwide, Inc. (IMG), the global sports and media company, said that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of ISP Sports, a leading U.S. college media rights management company.
buyer parent: Forstmann Little & Co.
buyer: IMG Worldwide, Inc.
IMG Sports & Entertainment's diverse businesses include: product and brand licensing; consulting services; event ownership and management; collegiate marketing, media and licensing; fashion events and models representation, broadcasting, Olympic and action sports and many more. "
target: ISP Sports, LLC
Sports fans from upstate New York to south Florida, from southern California to the Pacific Northwest can tune in to the ISP Sports Network that includes more than 1,000 radio affiliates and over 100 TV outlets.
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closed 1/12/2009 via PR Newswire

Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc., acquired Winnercomm, Inc.

synopsis: Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc. announced the acquisition of Winnercomm Inc., a leading independent sports production, program development, marketing services and sales representation company. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc. (OUTD:$77.32)
Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc. owns and operates Outdoor Channel, America's leader in outdoor TV. The national network offers programming that captures the excitement of hunting, fishing, shooting, off-road motorsports, adventure and the Western lifestyle. "
target: Winnercomm, Inc.
Winnercomm's core capabilities include TV and remote/live production, broadcast and corporate design services, interactive design and related services, cable and other marketing services, and sports sales.
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announced 12/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Educational Media Foundation, Inc., will acquire WCDD-FM 107.9

synopsis: Education Media Foundation, an American nonprofit Christian media ministry, is acquiring WCDD Country 107.9, a radio station broadcasting a country music format. It is licensed to Canton, Illinois and serves the Peoria radio market. Their sister station, WBYS, broadcasts St. Louis Cardinal baseball.
buyer: Educational Media Foundation, Inc.
Education Media Foundation is a radio broadcasting company that owns the Adult Contemporary Christian formatted K-LOVE Network and the Christian Pop Music Air 1 Radio Network. Their mission is to communicate the Gospel message through contemporary Christian music and short educational elements. "
target: WCDD-FM 107.9
WCDD (107.9 MHz FM, CD Country 107.9) is a radio station broadcasting a country music format. It is licensed to Canton, Illinois and serves the Peoria radio market. Their sister station, WBYS, broadcasts St. Louis Cardinal baseball.
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closed 7/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Byrne Acquisition Group, LLC, purchased Seven Radio Stations from First Media Radio

synopsis: Byrne Acquisition Group, a owner and operator of a low-power television broadcast station, has acquired seven radio stations from First Media Radio. The seven radio stations located in North Carolina and Virginia broadcast in sport and music formats. The stations include Magic 97.9 WTRG, Earl 98.3 WDLZ, and more.
buyer: Byrne Acquisition Group, LLC
Byrne Acquisition Group owns and operates WHHI-TV, a Hilton Head, SC low-power television broadcast station. WHHI-TV is the number one hyper-local television broadcasting station in the lowcountry. WHHI-TV provides local viewers with the best local television and content. "
seller: First Media Radio
Frist Media Radio's 7 radio stations include Magic 97.9 WTRG, Earl 98.3 WDLZ, 99.5 Jamz WYTT, Maverick 102.3 WPTM, 107.7 Lake-FM WWDW, Sports Radio 1400 1080 WWDR and 1400 WSMY. The North Carolina and Virginia stations broadcast in sport and music formats.
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announced 2/8/2019 via BNC Analysis

Forever Media Inc., will acquire Delmarva Broadcasting Company

synopsis: Forever Media, an owner and operator of radio stations, will acquire Delmarva Broadcasting Company (DBC) from Steinman Communications, an innovative, multi-channel communications company. DBC owns and operates nine radio stations. DBC operates pop music, country music, gospel music, news radio, talk radio, and sports stations.
buyer: Forever Media Inc.
Forever Media owns and operates radio stations in Pennsylvania, Maryland and Ohio. Forever Media broadcasts in a variety of formats, including music, news & talk radio, and sports. They operate stations in Altoona, Cumberland, Johnstown, Midshore, Pittsburgh, State College, Wheeling, and York. "
target parent: Steinman Communications
target: Delmarva Broadcasting Company
Delmarva Broadcasting Company (DBC) is a company that owns and operates nine radio stations in DE, MD, and NJ. DBC operates pop music, country music, gospel music, news radio, talk radio, and sports stations. Their stations include 101.7FM / 1150AM WDEL, 103.7 WXCY, 93.7 WSTW, and more.
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announced 5/23/2018 via Company Press Release

Urban One, Inc., will acquire The Team 980

synopsis: Urban One, Red Zebra Broadcasting and the Washington Redskins announced that Urban One has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of the radio station The Team 980 (WTEM 980 AM) from Red Zebra Broadcasting. WTEM (980 AM), branded The Team 980, is a sports radio station licensed to Washington, D.C. and serving the Washington metro area.
buyer: Urban One, Inc. (UONE.K:$387.79)
Urban One, Inc., formerly known as Radio One, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, is the largest diversified media company that primarily targets Black Americans and urban consumers in the United States. "
target parent: Red Zebra Broadcasting LLC
target: The Team 980
WTEM (980 AM), branded The Team 980, is a sports radio station licensed to Washington, D.C. and serving the Washington metro area. WTEM is the official radio station for the Washington Redskins football team.
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announced 11/23/2017 via BNC Analysis

Pacific Star Network Ltd will be merged with Crocmedia,

synopsis: Pacific Star Network, an ASX listed media company with interests in broadcasting and publishing, is to merge with Crocmedia, a content and entertainment business. Crocmedia connects relevant brands to relevant audiences, through telling stories in radio, television, online and through brilliant events.
buyer: Crocmedia
Crocmedia is a content and entertainment business. They connect relevant brands to relevant audiences, through telling stories in radio, television, online and through brilliant events. They are Australia’s only independent syndicator of sports content. "
target: Pacific Star Network Ltd (ASX:PNW:$49.71)
Pacific Star Network Limited (PNW) is an ASX listed media company with interests in broadcasting and publishing. PNW owns two Melbourne AM commercial broadcasting licenses and broadcasts 24/7 on 1116 SEN and Classic Rock Radio.
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announced 11/1/2017 via BNC Analysis

Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., will acquire WBZ-FM 98.5

synopsis: Beasley Broadcast Group announced that it will buy WBZ-FM 98.5 The Sports Hub from Entercom Communications Corporation and CBS Radio. 98.5 The Sports Hub debuted in 2009 as the first Boston FM Sports Talk Radio Station.
buyer: Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NasdaqGM:BBGI:$265.03)
Beasley Broadcast Group owns and operates 63 stations (45 FM and 18 AM) in 15 large- and mid-size markets in the United States. Beasley radio stations reach approximately 19.0 million unique consumers weekly over-the-air, online and on smartphones and tablets. "
target parent: Entercom Communications Corporation
target: WBZ-FM 98.5
WBZ-FM, 98.5 The Sports Hub is a Boston, MA radio station. 98.5 The Sports Hub debuted in 2009 as the first Boston FM Sports Talk Radio Station.
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closed 11/18/2016 via BusinessWire

Motorsport.com, acquired Motors TV

synopsis: Motorsport Network announced the acquisition of Motors TV, consolidating the world’s largest automotive & motorsport digital technology business with a global broadcast operation. Motors TV International is the first and only channel in Europe dedicated to all things motorsport.
buyer: Motorsport.com (MSGM:$19.05)
Motorsport Network is a vertically integrated automotive & motorsport business headquartered in Miami, FL. The technology business manages a global broadcast network, live events, and multiple websites, social networks and e-commerce, gaming, analytics & editorial syndication platforms. "
target: Motors TV
Established in 2000, Motors TV International is the first and only channel in Europe dedicated to all things motorsport. They offer a platform for top notch championships so that fans and casual observers alike can enjoy the drama and excitement of mainstream as well as grassroots racing.
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closed 4/20/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Motorsport.com, acquired 704Games Company

synopsis: Motorsport Games Inc., a leading racing game developer, publisher and esports ecosystem provider of official motorsport racing series throughout the world, has closed the acquisition of the outstanding shares of 704Games Company, an American video game developer of NASCAR games.
buyer: Motorsport.com (MSGM:$19.05)
Motorsport Network is a global media company that owns and operates multiple brands that help connect millions of people who love motorsport and cars. It is the home of the largest audience of motorsport enthusiasts, and its content is present across digital, TV, OTT, print, social and live events. "
target: 704Games Company
704Games Company is an American video game developer and publisher based in Charlotte, North Carolina. The company acquired the license to be the exclusive developer of NASCAR video games in January 2015, and has since released six console games and a mobile game, including NASCAR Heat.
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announced 3/24/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Motorsport.com, will acquire Digital Tales USA LLC

synopsis: Motorsport Games Inc., leading racing game developer, publisher and esports ecosystem provider of official motorsport racing series throughout the world, is to acquire Digital Tales USA LLC, the mobile game developer that creates official mobile games for the FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK).
buyer: Motorsport.com (MSGM:$19.05)
Motorsport Network is a global media company that owns and operates multiple brands that help connect millions of people who love motorsport and cars. It is the home of the largest audience of motorsport enthusiasts, and its content is present across digital, TV, OTT, print, social and live events. "
target: Digital Tales USA LLC
Founded in 2006 and based in Milan, with offices in Rome and Miami, Digital Tales develops games, e-Learning solutions and anything in between, including edutainment, gamified training courses and VR/AR apps.
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closed 5/5/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Motorsport.com, acquired Studio397

synopsis: Motorsport Games Inc., a leading racing game developer, publisher and esports ecosystem provider of official motorsport racing series throughout the world, has acquired Studio397 BV, the company behind the industry leading rFactor 2 racing simulation platform, from Luminis International BV.
buyer: Motorsport.com (MSGM:$19.05)
Motorsport Network is a global media company that owns and operates multiple brands that help connect millions of people who love motorsport and cars. It is the home of the largest audience of motorsport enthusiasts, and its content is present across digital, TV, OTT, print, social and live events. "
target parent: Luminis International BV
target: Studio397
Studio397 BV, based in the Netherlands, is the company behind the industry leading rFactor 2 racing simulation platform. Their mission is to create the most realistic, accurate and engaging sim racing platform to date, through advanced physics, new graphics engine and competition infrastructure.
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closed 3/22/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Motorsport.com, acquired Black Delta Trading Pty Ltd

synopsis: Motorsport Games Inc., a leading racing game developer, and its subsidiary Motorsport Games Australia, announced the completion of its previously announced deal to acquire the assets and the business of KartKraft, the highly acclaimed PC kart racing simulator, from developer Black Delta.
buyer: Motorsport.com (MSGM:$19.05)
Motorsport Network is a global media company that owns and operates multiple brands that help connect millions of people who love motorsport and cars. It is the home of the largest audience of motorsport enthusiasts, and its content is present across digital, TV, OTT, print, social and live events. "
target: Black Delta Trading Pty Ltd
Australian video game developer Black Delta is the creator of the go-kart racing simulator KartKraft. KartKraft is a highly acclaimed kart racing simulator for PC.
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closed 12/16/2020 via Company Press Release

Canossa Events, acquired Cavallino, Inc.

synopsis: Canossa Events has acquired US based concours event and media company Cavallino Inc. With a prestigious reputation for Ferrari enthusiasts, Cavallino has a strongly subscribed bi-monthly magazine and website. Cavallino is also the organiser of landmark events like the Palm Beach Cavallino Classic.
buyer parent: Motorsport.com
buyer: Canossa Events
Canossa Events is a renowned Italian motoring events business. Canossa Events was formed in 2010 and is best known for its classic car rallies and its supercar motor touring events that blend exotic collectable cars, world-class hospitality and road adventures set in Europe and the Middle East. "
target: Cavallino, Inc.
With a prestigious reputation for Ferrari enthusiasts, Cavallino has a strongly subscribed bi-monthly magazine and website. Cavallino is also the organiser of landmark events like the Palm Beach Cavallino Classic. Cavallino Classic is the largest automotive event of the winter season.
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closed 1/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

Kelsey Media, acquired Motorsport News

synopsis: Kelsey Media, one of the fastest growing media businesses in the UK, has acquired Motorsport News from Motorsport Network, a global media company focused on cars and racing. Motorsport News is a weekly newspaper in the UK. Motorsport News carries all the news and opinion from the latest events in motor racing and rallying.
buyer: Kelsey Media
Kelsey Media is one of the fastest growing media businesses in the UK. From car magazines, tours and shows, the company is a dynamic multi-media business of more than 60 brands across lifestyle, fitness, homes, aviation, trucks, tractors, cars and pets. "
target parent: Motorsport.com
target: Motorsport News
Motorsport News is a weekly newspaper in the UK. Motorsport News carries all the news and opinion from the latest events in motor racing and rallying. The paper covers a wide range of motorsports, including circuit racing, rallying, karting, rallycross, drag racing, speed events and truck racing.
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closed 6/5/2019 via Company Press Release

Motorsport Live, acquired Canossa Events

synopsis: Motorsport Network, the integrated digital platform that is the destination of choice for millions of automotive and racing fans, has announced the acquisition of the renowned Italian motoring events business, Canossa Events. Canossa Events will join the network’s experiences and ticketing division, Motorsport Live.
buyer parent: Motorsport.com
buyer: Motorsport Live
Motorsport Live is the events and ticketing division of the Motorsport Network. Motorsport Live is the combination of bookf1.com, bookmoto.com and bookwec.com, which are motorsport ticketing platforms, and SportStadion, which specialises in organising unique motorsport experiences. "
target: Canossa Events
Canossa Events is a renowned Italian motoring events business. Canossa Events was formed in 2010 and is best known for its classic car rallies and its supercar motor touring events that blend exotic collectable cars, world-class hospitality and road adventures set in Europe and the Middle East.
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closed 12/19/2018 via Company Press Release

Motorsport.com, acquired Virtually Entertained Limited

synopsis: Motorsport Network’s strategic push into the rapidly growing esport sector gained extra momentum with the acquisition of a market-leading specialist business, Virtually Entertained, that operates a portfolio of esports services spanning the complete range of capabilities required to deliver motor racing esports events.
buyer: Motorsport.com (MSGM:$19.05)
Motorsport Network’s technology & distinct brands distinguish their content & services to help them engage motorsport & auto fans. They connect this universe with television, digital content, live events, ecommerce, gaming & social networking to unify people with a passion for all things automotive."
target: Virtually Entertained Limited
Virtually Entertained is a specialist event company, focusing on delivering esports events to the end client. They operate a portfolio of esports services spanning the complete range of capabilities required to deliver motor racing esports events.
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announced 8/9/2017 via Company Press Release

Motorsport.com, will acquire James Allen on F1

synopsis: Motorsport Network has reached agreement with high-profile Formula 1 commentator and journalist James Allen to bring his award-winning blog JamesAllenonF1.com to Motorsport.com, Autosport.com and Motor1.com. JamesAllenonF1.com is one of the most influential and widely-read blogs specialising in Formula 1 content.
buyer: Motorsport.com (MSGM:$19.05)
Motorsport Network’s technology & distinct brands distinguish their content & services to help them engage motorsport & auto fans. They connect this universe with television, digital content, live events, ecommerce, gaming & social networking to unify people with a passion for all things automotive."
target: James Allen on F1
James Allen on F1 is one of the most influential and widely-read blogs specialising in Formula 1 content. The website is run by James Allen, one of the most experienced and insightful broadcasters and journalists working in Formula 1.
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closed 7/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Motorsport.com, acquired sport media group GmbH

synopsis: _wige MEDIA AG signed agreements on the sale of its 51% stake in the Munich-based sport media group GmbH to Motorsport Network, LLC, Miami (Florida). With Motorsport-Total.com and Formel1.de, sport media group GmbH is the market leader for motorsport portals in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
buyer: Motorsport.com (MSGM:$19.05)
Motorsport Network’s technology & distinct brands distinguish their content & services to help them engage motorsport & auto fans. They connect this universe with television, digital content, live events, ecommerce, gaming & social networking to unify people with a passion for all things automotive."
target parent: Wige Media AG
target: sport media group GmbH
With Motorsport-Total.com and Formel1.de, sport media group GmbH is the market leader for motorsport portals in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Motorsport-Total.com and Formel1.de have achieved some 22 million and 20 million page impressions a month respectively.
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closed 5/12/2017 via BusinessWire

Motor1.com, acquired Motoring Media Network

synopsis: Motorsport Network’s world-leading automotive website Motor1.com has acquired Motoring Media Network, a content and communications agency that creates and delivers branded content for the automotive industry. Motorsport Network connects hundreds of millions of people who love motorsport and cars.
buyer parent: Motorsport.com
buyer: Motor1.com
Motor1.com delivers the latest news, car reviews, buying guides, pricing, and premium video production in 15 editions in 11 different languages. They focus on all automotive content: cars, sportscars, supercars, sedans, SUVs, motorcycles, auto shows and more. "
target: Motoring Media Network
Motoring Media Network is a content and communications agency that creates and delivers branded content for the automotive industry – the only agency of its kind in the country. They are based in Australia.
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closed 4/19/2017 via Company Press Release

Motor1.com, acquired AutoNews Medien GmbH

synopsis: Motor1.com, the leading global source of online car reviews, news, and information, announced that it has acquired AutoNews Medien GmbH with its range of publishing interests including German automotive website, Auto-News.de. AutoNews is one of the definitive sources of news, car reviews, picture galleries, and reports from auto shows in Germany.
buyer parent: Motorsport.com
buyer: Motor1.com
Motor1.com delivers the latest news, car reviews, buying guides, pricing, and premium video production in 15 editions in 11 different languages. They focus on all automotive content: cars, sportscars, supercars, sedans, SUVs, motorcycles, auto shows and more. "
target: AutoNews Medien GmbH
AutoNews Medien GmbH is a German publisher for automotive news, both in print and online. They are one of the definitive sources of news, car reviews, picture galleries, reports from auto shows and videos in Germany.
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closed 4/7/2017 via PR Newswire

Motorsport.com, acquired Sutton Images

synopsis: Motorsport Network, the owner of Motorsport.com and Autosport.com, confirmed that it had acquired Sutton Images, reckoned to be the largest independent motorsport photo agency. The company has grown progressively to provide contract photographic services in Formula 1 and other motorsport categories.
buyer: Motorsport.com (MSGM:$19.05)
Motorsport Network’s technology & distinct brands distinguish their content & services to help them engage motorsport & auto fans. They connect this universe with television, digital content, live events, ecommerce, gaming & social networking to unify people with a passion for all things automotive."
target: Sutton Images
Sutton Images is reckoned to be the largest independent motorsport photo agency. The company has grown progressively to provide contract photographic services in Formula 1 and other motorsport categories. By the late 2000's, Suttons had amassed an extensive digital archive.
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closed 2/14/2017 via BusinessWire

Motorsport.com, acquired Forix

synopsis: Motorsport Network, the world’s largest automotive and motorsport digital technology business, confirmed that it had acquired a shareholding in FORIX, the world’s largest and most trusted motorsport results database.
buyer: Motorsport.com (MSGM:$19.05)
Motorsport Network is a vertically integrated automotive & motorsport business headquartered in Miami, FL. The technology business manages a global broadcast network, live events, and multiple websites, social networks and e-commerce, gaming, analytics & editorial syndication platforms. "
target: Forix
FORIX is the world's largest and most accurate motorsport intelligence respository. Every year, they collect, sort and store the results from almost 3,000 races, rallies and other motorsport events to create the most comprehensive motorsport database in the world.
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closed 2/8/2017 via Company Press Release

Motor1.com, acquired Inside EVs

synopsis: Motor1.com, the leading global source of online car reviews, news, and information, announced its acquisition of the largest independent website dedicated to electric vehicle news, InsideEVs.com. InsideEVs.com ranks as one of the leading online platforms committed to making sense of the rapid growth in the electric vehicle segment.
buyer parent: Motorsport.com
buyer: Motor1.com
Motor1.com delivers the latest news, car reviews, buying guides, pricing, and premium video production in 15 editions in 11 different languages. They focus on all automotive content: cars, sportscars, supercars, sedans, SUVs, motorcycles, auto shows and more. "
target: Inside EVs
Inside EVs is the world's largest website dedicated solely to plug-in electric vehicles. Inside EVs was created to not just publish the breaking news of the day, but to go behind it, to create it, and most importantly to examine the how, what and why of electric vehicles.
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closed 11/18/2016 via BusinessWire

Motorsport.com, acquired Motors TV

synopsis: Motorsport Network announced the acquisition of Motors TV, consolidating the world’s largest automotive & motorsport digital technology business with a global broadcast operation. Motors TV International is the first and only channel in Europe dedicated to all things motorsport.
buyer: Motorsport.com (MSGM:$19.05)
Motorsport Network is a vertically integrated automotive & motorsport business headquartered in Miami, FL. The technology business manages a global broadcast network, live events, and multiple websites, social networks and e-commerce, gaming, analytics & editorial syndication platforms. "
target: Motors TV
Established in 2000, Motors TV International is the first and only channel in Europe dedicated to all things motorsport. They offer a platform for top notch championships so that fans and casual observers alike can enjoy the drama and excitement of mainstream as well as grassroots racing.
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closed 11/8/2016 via BusinessWire

Motor1.com, acquired Carplace.com.br

synopsis: Miami-based technology and multimedia company Motor1.com, a sister company of Motorsport.com, continues its global expansion into South America by acquiring Brazilian market leader, Carplace.com.br. The acquired digital automotive platform allows Motor1.com to expand its global network.
buyer parent: Motorsport.com
buyer: Motor1.com
Motor1.com is a technologically advanced international digital media group specializing in automotive content while delivering the latest news, car reviews, buying guides, price lists and premium video production. "
target: Carplace.com.br
CARPLACE has become one of the leading automotive websites in Brazil in reference to editorial quality, speed, interactivity and reliability.
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closed 10/6/2016 via BusinessWire

Motorsport.com, purchased Motor Racing Assets from Haymarket Group Limited

synopsis: Motorsport Network, the Miami-headquartered publisher of Motorsport.com and Motor1.com, announced the acquisition of six business operations that make up the Haymarket Media Group’s interests in motorsport publishing, photography and events. The acquired businesses include Autosport.com, a respected digital voice in international motorsport.
buyer: Motorsport.com (MSGM:$19.05)
Formed in 1994, Motorsport.com is a technologically advanced international network of online motorsports outlets featuring world-class digital distribution, video and interactive multimedia with news offices in 16 countries in 11 different languages, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. "
seller: Haymarket Group Limited
Haymarket's Motor Racing assets include magazines Autosport, F1 Racing, and Motorsport News, the motorsport photographic archive LAT Photographic, and the events Autosport International and The Autosport Awards. Haymarket engages in the publishing and media businesses in the UK and internationally.
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closed 10/4/2016 via BusinessWire

Motor1.com, acquired MyGaraj.com

synopsis: Miami-based technology and multimedia company Motor1.com, a sister company of Motorsport.com, acquired the MyGaraj.com website. Mygaraj.com is Turkey's first and most-visited site for Motorsport and Formula 1 information.
buyer parent: Motorsport.com
buyer: Motor1.com
Motor1.com is a technologically advanced international digital media group specializing in automotive content while delivering the latest news, car reviews, buying guides, price lists and premium video production. "
target: MyGaraj.com
Mygaraj.com is Turkey's first and most-visited site for Motorsport and Formula 1 information. They offer news and information related to the automobile industry,
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closed 8/2/2016 via BusinessWire

Motorsport.com, acquired Interactive Project

synopsis: Motorsport.com, a division of the Motorsport Network, announced the company has acquired a majority interest in Interactive Project, a leading developer of motorsports-based gaming. Interactive Project will oversee the development of exclusive Motorsport.com-branded Managerial and Fantasy video games targeted at multiple motorsports series.
buyer: Motorsport.com (MSGM:$19.05)
Formed in 1994, Motorsport.com is a technologically advanced international network of online motorsports outlets featuring world-class digital distribution, video and interactive multimedia with news offices in 16 countries in 11 different languages, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. "
target: Interactive Project
Founded in 2011, Interactive Project is a leading European-based online and mobile game development company and has produced such popular titles as MyGPTeam, MyGPTeam Turbo, OverVolt and more.
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closed 7/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Motorsport.com, acquired sport media group GmbH

synopsis: _wige MEDIA AG signed agreements on the sale of its 51% stake in the Munich-based sport media group GmbH to Motorsport Network, LLC, Miami (Florida). With Motorsport-Total.com and Formel1.de, sport media group GmbH is the market leader for motorsport portals in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
buyer: Motorsport.com (MSGM:$19.05)
Motorsport Network’s technology & distinct brands distinguish their content & services to help them engage motorsport & auto fans. They connect this universe with television, digital content, live events, ecommerce, gaming & social networking to unify people with a passion for all things automotive."
target parent: Wige Media AG
target: sport media group GmbH
With Motorsport-Total.com and Formel1.de, sport media group GmbH is the market leader for motorsport portals in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Motorsport-Total.com and Formel1.de have achieved some 22 million and 20 million page impressions a month respectively.
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announced 4/29/2016 via Company Press Release

Wige Media AG, will acquire sport media group GmbH

synopsis: _wige MEDIA AG is taking over a majority holding in Munich-based sport media group which, with motorsport-total.com and formel1.de, is the market leader for motor sports portals in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
buyer: Wige Media AG (XTRA:WIG1:$59.74)
_wige MEDIA AG is a leading communications company in sports and the automotive business, offering a broad palette of media services in the core sectors of technology and content. "
target: sport media group GmbH
sport media group which, with motorsport-total.com and formel1.de, is the market leader for motor sports portals in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
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closed 1/24/2020 via BusinessWire

Minute Media, acquired FanSided

synopsis: Minute Media, a leading global technology and digital publishing platform, has acquired FanSided from Meredith Corporation. FanSided is one of the fastest growing platforms of sports and lifestyle digital properties, with more than 300 destinations focused on specific professional sports teams, college sports, lifestyle trends, and more.
buyer: Minute Media
Minute Media is a leading media and technology brand focused on two main pillars—platform and content. Minute Media’s platform serves as the company’s foundation, powering its content as well as enabling the evolution of other market-leading digital media brands. "
target parent: Meredith Corporation
target: FanSided
FanSided is one of the fastest growing platforms of sports and lifestyle digital properties, with more than 300 destinations focused on specific professional sports teams, college sports, lifestyle trends, and more.
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closed 4/17/2019 via Company Press Release

STATS, Inc., acquired Perform Group

synopsis: STATS has announced its acquisition of Perform, the complete sports content company in the UK. STATS collects the richest sports data in the world and transforms it through AI. Together, the companies will combine STATS’ world-class expertise in AI with both companies’ historical archives, to create a treasure trove of sports data.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: STATS, Inc.
STATS collects the richest sports data in the world and transforms it through AI to unlock the past, present and future of sports. STATS continues to speed innovation with AutoSTATS, the first-ever AI-powered technology to collect comprehensive sports data from any television broadcast. "
target parent: Access Industries
target: Perform Group
Perform is the complete sports content company in the UK. They work with media owners, rights-holders, bookmakers and professional teams to produce and distribute content that transforms how the world experiences sport through 5 brands: Opta, OptaPro, Omnisport, RunningBall and Watch&Bet.
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announced 1/13/2017 via GlobeNewswire

247Sports, will acquire Scout Media Inc.

synopsis: Scout Media Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement with CBS 247 Inc. as the “stalking horse” bidder to acquire substantially all of the Company’s assets. Scout is a digital multi-channel, male-focused video network, providing authentic targeted content from its team of press credentialed journalists and sports experts.
buyer parent: CBS Corporation
buyer: 247Sports
247Sports is a digital media enterprise focused on delivering original sports and entertainment news on a team-by-team basis to sports fans across the world through a spectrum of platforms. It creates products designed for more engaging consumption of team-specific sports news. "
target parent: News Corporation
target: Scout Media Inc.
Scout is a digital multi-channel, male-focused video network, providing authentic targeted content from its team of 300+ press credentialed journalists and sports experts across the nation. Scout delivers on men's passion points: NFL, fantasy sports, college football and more.
price ($mm)
$9.50
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closed 5/27/2015 via BusinessWire

Time Inc., acquired FanSided

synopsis: Time Inc. announced that it has acquired Missouri-based FanSided, a sports, entertainment and lifestyle network of more than 300 websites with thriving communities. FanSided is one of the industry’s fastest growing independent digital content networks, with a collective audience of approximately 15 million unique visitors per month.
buyer: Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME:$2,884.00)
Time Inc. is one of the world's leading media companies, with a monthly global print audience of over 120 million and worldwide digital properties that attract more than 120 million visitors each month, including over 50 websites. "
target: FanSided
FanSided is the fastest growing independent network of fandom-focused sports, entertainment and lifestyle sites on the Internet. FanSided is a family business, launched by two brothers who wanted to put their own spin on the coverage of their beloved Kansas City Chiefs.
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closed 11/12/2014 via BNC Analysis

Traveas AB, acquired Stampen Sports Media

synopsis: Traveas buys Stampen Sports Media, a subsidiary of Stampen Media Group. Stampen Sports Media (SSM) includes brands SvenskaFans.com, sister site FanTV.se and the new efforts Golfing.se and SvenskaRaceFans.com. SSM now reaches 300 to 350,000 unique visitors per week through its websites and mobile apps.
buyer: Traveas AB (XSAT:EVERY A:$10.12)
Traveas AB is engaged in the media and technology businesses in Sweden. The company provides media advertising services. It also offers technology solutions, which include the Ancillarator, a cloud based sales and marketing automation tool. "
target parent: Stampen Media Group
target: Stampen Sports Media
Stampen Sports Media (SSM) includes brands SvenskaFans.com, sister site FanTV.se and the new efforts Golfing.se and SvenskaRaceFans.com. SSM now reaches 300 to 350,000 unique visitors per week through its websites and mobile apps.
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closed 11/18/2013 via Company Press Release

NAMG, Inc., acquired Scout Media Inc.

synopsis: North American Membership Group (NAMG) CEO James Heckman announced the acquisition of Scout.com from Fox Networks Group. The company is an integrated sports publishing company consisting of two separate divisions that work closely together to deliver a unique and highly integrated Internet and print product offering.
buyer parent: The Pilot Group
buyer: NAMG, Inc.
North American Membership Group (NAMG) excels in creating and growing eleven distinct lifestyle clubs that thrive on the camaraderie they foster between their members and the clubs. Each club's magazine, e-newsletter and website is rich with articles and how-to features. "
target parent: News Corporation
target: Scout Media Inc.
Scout.com is an integrated sports publishing company consisting of two separate divisions that work closely together to deliver a unique and highly integrated Internet and print product offering. The Internet publishing division consists of a network of more than 200 web sites.
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closed 6/29/2012 via BNC Analysis

Perform Group, acquired Mackolik Internet Hizmetleri Ticaret A.S.

synopsis: Perform Group plc, a UK-based digital media company, has acquired a majority stake in Mackolik Internet Hizmetleri Ticaret A.S. Mackolik is a Turkey-based owner and operator of sports websites including mackolik.com and sahadan.com. Perform Group is acquiring an initial 51% stake in Mackolik for cash consideration of TRY40.8 million.
buyer: Perform Group
Perform is a world leader in monetising sport and entertainment rights in digital media. They have been consistent and renowned innovators since 2000, and a major driving force in the commercialisation of sport and entertainment rights on TV, on mobile and online. "
target: Mackolik Internet Hizmetleri Ticaret A.S.
Mackolik Internet Hizmetleri Ticaret A.S. owns and operates a number of Turkey's leading independent sports websites including mackolik.com and sahadan.com.
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$23*
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closed 7/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Kuvera LLC, acquired United Games LLC

synopsis: Kuvera LLC, a provider of affordable access to valuable financial education and current market research, has acquired United Games, a company that designs and markets next generation mobile apps for sports. United Games' FireFan mobile app allows people to play live sports games and use other apps to gain tickets that they can redeem for rewards.
buyer parent: Investview, Inc
buyer: Kuvera LLC
Kuvera LLC provides affordable access to valuable financial education, current market research and cutting-edge technology that enables individuals to increase and cultivate their own financial resources and plan for the future. Their product services are offered on a monthly subscription basis. "
target: United Games LLC
United Games designs and markets next generation mobile apps for sports through a unique direct marketing distribution model. Their FireFan mobile app allows people to play live sports games and use other apps to gain tickets that they can redeem for rewards like gift cards, vacations, and more.
price ($mm)
$0.44
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closed 6/11/2018 via Company Press Release

ReWorld Media, acquired F1i.fr

synopsis: Reworld Media, an international digital group, announces the acquisition of F1i.fr, the first French-language site on Formula 1 news, from Edition Ventures. Founded in 2012, F1i.fr is a leading French-language media site on Formula 1 news whose content is focused on Formula 1 teams, drivers, Grands Prix, circuits, etc.
buyer: ReWorld Media (ENXTPA:ALREW:$198.39)
REWORLD MEDIA is an international digital group with a network of 11 proprietary media brands powerful within their B2C segments and an international media network. They offer international advertisers a global offer combining "Media Branding" and "Media Performance" (performance campaigns). "
target parent: Edition Ventures
target: F1i.fr
Founded in 2012, F1i.fr is a leading French-language media site on Formula 1 news whose content is focused on Formula 1 teams, drivers, Grands Prix, circuits, etc. With 2.7 million visitors and 10 million pages viewed, F1i.fr has developed a media brand highly recognized in the field of Formula 1.
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closed 10/4/2016 via BusinessWire

Motor1.com, acquired MyGaraj.com

synopsis: Miami-based technology and multimedia company Motor1.com, a sister company of Motorsport.com, acquired the MyGaraj.com website. Mygaraj.com is Turkey's first and most-visited site for Motorsport and Formula 1 information.
buyer parent: Motorsport.com
buyer: Motor1.com
Motor1.com is a technologically advanced international digital media group specializing in automotive content while delivering the latest news, car reviews, buying guides, price lists and premium video production. "
target: MyGaraj.com
Mygaraj.com is Turkey's first and most-visited site for Motorsport and Formula 1 information. They offer news and information related to the automobile industry,
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closed 4/26/2016 via BusinessWire

Motorsport.com, acquired TurkiyeF1.com

synopsis: Motorsport.com, a Miami-based technology and digital media company, is expanding to Turkey through its acquistion of the country's most-visited motorsports website, TurkiyeF1.com. As part of the acquistion, Motorsport.com will launch Motrosport.com - TURKEY, a Turkish sister motor racing website which will cover all major racing series.
buyer: Motorsport.com (MSGM:$19.05)
Formed in 1994, Motorsport.com is technologically advanced international digital media group specializing in motor racing content offering 21 editions in 13 languages, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It is part of the Motorsport Network LLC company. "
target: TurkiyeF1.com
TurkiyeF1.com is Turkey's most-visited motorsports website. It has been the reference point for Turkish auto racing fans regarding F1 team news, races, drivers, videos and more.
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closed 6/24/2015 via PR Newswire

Motorsport.com, acquired Formulawahad.com

synopsis: Motorsport.com announced its acquisition of Formulawahad.com, a leading provider of online motorsports news and content that covers 22 countries within the Middle East and North Africa. The announcement expands Motorsport.com's global footprint and delivery of online news content, including the largest motorsports digital platform in Arabic.
buyer: Motorsport.com (MSGM:$19.05)
Motorsport.com is a technically advanced international network of online motorsports content featuring world-class digital distribution, video and interactive multimedia worldwide with news bureaus in 14 countries in 10 different languages, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. "
target: Formulawahad.com
Formulawahad.com, a leading provider of online motorsports news and content that covers 22 countries within the Middle East and North Africa.
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announced 6/2/2015 via PR Newswire

Motorsport.com, will acquire TotalRace

synopsis: Motorsport.com, a Miami based global technology and multimedia company, announced it has signed an agreement with www.TotalRace.com.br, Brazil's second-largest provider of online auto racing news and content. The acquisition expands Motorsport.com's worldwide global footprint and delivery of online motor sports news content.
buyer: Motorsport.com (MSGM:$19.05)
Motorsport.com is an international network of online motorsports content, multi-national platforms, world-class digital distribution, video and interactive multimedia worldwide. "
target: TotalRace
Established in 2011 and based in Sao Paulo, TotalRace.com.br is the source for Formula One news and specialized analysis, as well as other important categories in Brazil, such as IndyCar, MotoGP and Stock Car Brazil.
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announced 3/18/2021 via BNC Analysis

XLMedia plc, will acquire Sports Betting Dime

synopsis: XLMedia PLC, a leading global digital performance publisher, will acquire the business and assets of Sports Betting Dime (SBD), a leading sports betting brand with a national website, sportsbettingdime.com, and two mobile apps. The acquisition of SBD, alongside XLMedia's existing US sports betting asset, provides scale at local and national levels.
buyer: XLMedia plc (AIM:XLM:$64.95)
XLMedia is a leading global digital performance publisher. Operating globally across a variety of verticals including online gambling, personal finance and sports, the Group has established proprietary tools and methodologies to identify and target high value consumers on behalf of its customers. "
target: Sports Betting Dime
Sports Betting Dime (SBD) is a leading US affiliate sports betting brand with a national website, sportsbettingdime.com, and two mobile apps. SBD covers everything from the latest betting odds, trends, reports, futures trackers, and analysis, as well as cutting-edge betting guides.
price ($mm)
$26
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announced 5/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

Catena Media, will acquire Online Media UK Ltd

synopsis: Catena Media, the world’s leading online casino affiliate operator, is to acquire certain assets of Online Media (UK) Ltd., a UK based fast-growing sports betting affiliate. The acquisition includes, among other, the domain names Bets.co.uk, Bonuses.co.uk and iGamble.co.uk and certain thereto related assets.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Catena Media is the world’s leading online casino affiliate operator. As such Catena delivers over 20,000 new customers to the online casinos they work with and who advertise on their international network of web sites, spanning from Scandinavia to the UK and down to Italy. "
target: Online Media UK Ltd
The acquisition includes, among other, the domain names Bets.co.uk, Bonuses.co.uk and iGamble.co.uk and certain thereto related assets from Online Media (UK) Ltd., a UK based fast-growing sports betting affiliate.
price ($mm)
$15
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closed 3/25/2015 via PR Newswire

Motorsport.com, acquired ToileF1.com

synopsis: Furthering its position as the leader in digital motor sports content, Motorsport.com, a Miami based global technology and multimedia company, announced its acquisition of ToileF1.com, France's leading provider of online motor sports news and content with over six million website page views last month.
buyer: Motorsport.com (MSGM:$19.05)
Motorsport.com is an award winning, cutting-edge technology company featuring world-class digital distribution, interactive multimedia and the largest motor racing photo database and news article library in the world. "
target: ToileF1.com
ToileF1.com is France's leading provider of online motor sports news and content with over six million website page views last month.
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closed 1/24/2012 via PR Newswire

USA TODAY Sports Media Group, acquired Fantasy Sports Ventures, Inc.

synopsis: The USA TODAY Sports Media Group announced that it has completed its acquisition of Fantasy Sports Ventures (FSV) and Big Lead Sports, the largest independent digital sports property in North America. The FSV and Big Lead Sports property provide distinct and independent coverage of every major sport.
buyer parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
buyer: USA TODAY Sports Media Group
The USA TODAY Sports Media Group, created in January 2011, encompasses all sports initiatives across USA TODAY, as well as Gannett Co. Inc.'s 81 community newspaper properties, 23 broadcast television stations, HighSchoolSports.net and BNQT.com. "
target: Fantasy Sports Ventures, Inc.
Fantasy Sports Ventures, Inc. (FSV) owns and operates Big Lead Sports by FSV, a leading web property with coverage across all major sports. FSV develops custom digital marketing programs for leading national advertisers such as Sprint, Coors, Coke, and McDonald's.
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closed 1/24/2008 via PR Newswire

USA Today, acquired Banquet

synopsis: USA TODAY announces the acquisition of Banquet, which operates the action sports destination BNQT.com and the Cold War Collective action sports ad network of more than 20 affiliated websites and blogs.
buyer parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
buyer: USA Today
USA TODAY is the nation's top-selling newspaper. It is published via satellite at 34 locations in the USA and at four sites abroad. With a total average daily circulation of 2.3 million, USA TODAY is available worldwide. USA TODAY is published by Gannett Co., Inc. "
target: Banquet
BNQT is a leading digital media company focused on meaningfully connecting consumers, producers and advertisers in the growing sector of action sports. BNQT operates an action sports video community destination which combines professional action sports video with innovative social networking tools.
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Ticker: XTRA:EV4
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Constantin Medien AG
Constantin Medien AG
Constantin Medien AG is an internationally operating media company based in Ismaning near Munich. The business operations of Constantin include the activities of the companies in the Segment Sports with Sport1 GmbH, Sport1 Media GmbH, and PLAZAMEDIA GmbH with its subsidiary LEITMOTIF Creators GmbH.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$145.47
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($13.20)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
545
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Ticker: ASX:PNW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pacific Star Network Ltd
Pacific Star Network Ltd
Pacific Star Network is an Australian sports media content and entertainment business. Pacific Star Network delivers brand stories to national, metropolitan and regional audiences via multiple platforms, including radio, print, television, online, in-stadium and events.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$49.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.53
EBIT ($mm)
$3.80
Net Income ($mm)
$1.95
Employees
55
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Ticker: XSAT:EVERY A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Everysport Media Group AB
Everysport Media Group AB
Everysport Media Group AB (ESMG) is the fastest growing company in Sweden within the sports media and sports technology. They help clients communicate with target audiences in football, hockey, golf or tennis. ESMG owns, operates and sells for some of the top sports websites in each sport.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$10.12
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.27
EBIT ($mm)
($1.23)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
66
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Ticker: TSXV:SCR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TheScore
TheScore
theScore creates mobile-first sports experiences, connecting fans to what they love through a combination of real-time news, scores, fantasy information and alerts while creating and curating content that is mobile optimized, comprehensive, customizable and seamlessly shareable.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$6.73
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.60)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.13)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
123
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Ticker: OTCPK:WDLF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Social Life Network, Inc.
Social Life Network, Inc.
Social Life Networks, Inc. is an American for-profit corporation and an online social media and social networking service, based in Denver Colorado. The founders initially launched their social network platform in the emerging cannabis and hemp industry in 2013.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.18
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.42)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7
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Ticker: TSXV:FAN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gaming Nation Inc.
Gaming Nation Inc. provides technology and information platforms to the sports and entertainment industry. The company's platforms include 5050 Central, an electronic real-time raffle system, and sports information websites Fantasy Guru, FantasyGuruElite and Pick Nation.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$8.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.13)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.27)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: WBAI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
500.com Limited
500.com Limited is a leading online sports lottery service provider in China. The Company offers a comprehensive and integrated suite of online lottery services, information, user tools and virtual community venues to its users.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3.96
EBITDA ($mm)
($43.94)
EBIT ($mm)
($47.15)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
366
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Ticker: OTCPK:FBNK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FaceBank Group, Inc.
FaceBank Group, Inc.
Facebank Group, Inc. is a character-based virtual entertainment company, and a leading developer of digital human likeness for celebrities and consumers, focused on applications in traditional entertainment, sports entertainment, live events, mixed reality (AR/VR) and artificial intelligence.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$111.11
EBITDA ($mm)
($132.97)
EBIT ($mm)
($162.10)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
50
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