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closed 3/31/2017 via BusinessWire

Mediawan S.A., acquired AB Groupe S.A.

synopsis: Mediawan SA, the Special Purpose Acquisition Company, founded by Pierre-Antoine Capton, Xavier Niel and Matthieu Pigasse announced that it has completed its initial business combination with Groupe AB. Groupe AB is a leading independent editor, producer and distributor of audio visual content in French-speaking Europe.
buyer: Mediawan S.A. (ENXTPA:MDW:$570.79)
Mediawan is a ‘Special Purpose Acquisition Company’ (SPAC) created to acquire one or more operating businesses with an intention to focus on “target businesses or companies with principal operations in the traditional and digital media content and entertainment industries in Europe”. "
target: AB Groupe S.A.
AB Groupe is a leading player in production, distribution and aggregation of TV content in French-speaking Europe with a strong potential for growth acceleration through channels, digital and production.
price ($mm)
$287
rev ($mm)
$169
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announced 9/21/2022 via BNC Analysis

Asylum Entertainment, will acquire Texas Crew Productions

synopsis: LA-based Asylum Entertainment Group has acquired Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! producer Texas Crew Productions. Texas Crew Productions creates premium television content for clients worldwide, and has won more than 25 Emmy Awards and an NAACP award in the process. Texas Crew specializes in true crime, sports, music and home renovation.
buyer parent: The Content Group (TCG)
buyer: Asylum Entertainment
Asylum Entertainment, LLC produces television shows, films, and documentaries. It specializes in creating and producing scripted, non-scripted, and sports documentary programming. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Encino, California. "
target: Texas Crew Productions
Texas Crew Productions creates premium television content for clients worldwide, and has won more than 25 Emmy Awards and an NAACP award in the process. Texas Crew specializes in true crime, sports, music and home renovation.
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announced 8/15/2022 via BusinessWire

Nexstar Media Group, will acquire The CW Network

synopsis: Nexstar Media Group, Inc. announced that it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a 75 percent ownership interest in The CW Network, LLC from Warner Bros. Discovery and Paramount Global, the current co-owners of The CW.
buyer: Nexstar Media Group (NXST:$4,858.07)
Nexstar Media Group is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital, and mobile media platforms. "
target parent: Discovery Communications, Inc.
target: The CW Network
The CW Television Network (commonly referred to as simply The CW) is an American English-language commercial broadcast television network. The network currently runs programming seven days a week: airing nightly in prime time, along with a Saturday morning live-action educational programming block.
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closed 8/4/2022 via BNC Analysis

Eagle Pictures, acquired 302 Original Content

synopsis: Eagle Pictures, a leading film production and distribution company in Italy, has acquired 302 Original Content from Euro Media Group (EMG), a global provider of broadcast services and media solutions. 302 Original Content is an independent film and TV production company in Italy that brings stories to life for national and international audiences.
buyer: Eagle Pictures
Eagle Pictures is a leading film production and distribution company in Italy. Eagle Pictures is focused on film production and acquiring rights to distribute films through various channels, including cinema, home video, television, and digital media. "
target parent: PAI Partners
target: 302 Original Content
302 Original Content is an independent film and TV production company in Italy. 302 Original Content produces beautiful content that brings stories to life for national and international audiences. Their productions include My Brother and I, Marta & Eva, and My Centerfold Girls.
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announced 7/28/2022 via BNC Analysis

Banijay Group, will acquire Sony Pictures Television Germany

synopsis: Banijay Group, a global production and distribution company, is to acquire Sony Pictures Film und Fernseh Produktions (Sony Pictures Television Germany), a home for a number of standout entertainment formats and scripted productions.
buyer: Banijay Group
Headquartered in Paris, Banijay Group is a global production and distribution company creating premium content for television and multimedia platforms in all genres including entertainment, drama, factual, reality, docudrama and kids programming. "
target parent: Sony Corporation
target: Sony Pictures Television Germany
Based in Cologne, led by Astrid Quentell and Mirek Nitsch, Sony Pictures Television Germany has become a home for a number of standout entertainment formats and scripted productions.
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closed 7/27/2022 via BNC Analysis

NEWEN, acquired Rise Films Limited

synopsis: Newen Studios, the French leader in audiovisual production and distribution, has acquired majority stake in Rise Films, an award-winning production company in the UK. Rise Films produces films and television programs for broadcasters and partners around the world. Their productions include The Invisible War, Icarus, Knuckle, Dreamcatcher, and more.
buyer parent: TF1 Group
buyer: NEWEN
Newen is the French leader in audiovisual production and distribution, with a strong international presence. Newen creates programs for all players in the sector, from public and private channels to digital platforms. Newen is also a major player in audiovisual distribution in France and abroad. "
target: Rise Films Limited
Rise Films is an award-winning production company in the UK. Rise Films has produced films and television programs for broadcasters and partners such as BBC, Channel 4, PBS, Showtime and HBO. Their productions include The Invisible War, The Interrupters, Icarus, Knuckle, Dreamcatcher, and more.
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closed 7/21/2022 via BNC Analysis

Viaplay Group, acquired Premier Sports

synopsis: Viaplay Group, a Nordic media giant, has acquired Premier Sports from Setanta Sports, a sports television network in Eurasia. Premier Sports is a pay television sports channel in the UK and Ireland. Premier Sports focuses on the UEFA Nations League and Euro 2024 Qualifiers, LaLiga, Scottish Cup football, URC, Ice Hockey, Motorsports, GAA & MMA.
buyer: Viaplay Group (OM:VPLAY B:$1,237.51)
Viaplay Group is a Nordic media giant. Viaplay Group engages millions of people every day through their premium online and on-demand video streaming service. Their service offers one of the world's largest portfolios of live premium sport, original series, original documentaries and original films. "
target parent: Setanta Sports Eurasia
target: Premier Sports
Premier Sports is a pay television sports channel in the UK and Ireland. Premier Sports focuses on the UEFA Nations League and Euro 2024 Qualifiers, LaLiga, Scottish Cup football, United Rugby Championship (URC), Ice Hockey, Motorsports, GAA & MMA.
price ($mm)
$36
rev ($mm)
$31
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/11/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Society Pass Incorporated, acquired Thoughtful Media Group

synopsis: Society Pass Incorporated, Southeast Asia’s leading data-driven loyalty platform, announced the acquisition of Thoughtful Media Group, a social commerce-focused, premium digital video Multi-Platform Network headquartered in Thailand with an operating presence in the US, Vietnam, and Philippines.
buyer: Society Pass Incorporated (NasdaqCM:SOPA:$0.52)
Society Pass Incorporated is a leading Southeast Asian data-driven loyalty platform. Society Pass provides merchants with SoPa.asia – an online commerce platform for users, alongside with #HOTTAB Biz – a convenient order management app for business partners on SoPa.asia. "
target: Thoughtful Media Group
Thoughtful Media Group is a social commerce-focused, premium digital video Multi-Platform Network headquartered in Thailand with an operating presence in the US, Vietnam, and Philippines.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$6
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0.0x
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closed 7/7/2022 via Company Press Release

SocialTalent, acquired Careercake Limited

synopsis: SocialTalent, the leading e-learning platform dedicated to hiring and talent management, is delighted to announce the acquisition of Careercake as part of an ambitious growth strategy to meet the training needs of its customers. Careercake creates award-winning video content that addresses the challenges faced in the first decade of a career.
buyer: SocialTalent
SocialTalent is the world’s most popular e-learning platform dedicated to hiring and talent management. Their industry leading content enables organizations to not only find and hire the best candidates, but also foster a culture of employee engagement. "
target: Careercake Limited
Careercake creates award-winning video content that gives people the confidence to take on, rise to and beat the challenges they'll face in the first decade of their career. They create video content on the areas people actually face when in their career.
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announced 6/13/2022 via BNC Analysis

ITV plc, will acquire Plimsoll Productions

synopsis: ITV, the UK's biggest production company, will acquire a 79.5% stake in Plimsoll Productions, a UK based production company. Plimsoll creates and produces premium non scripted shows that entertain and thrill audiences around the world. Their shows include Tiny World, Hostile Planet, Handmade: Britain’s Best Woodworker, Night on Earth, and more.
buyer: ITV plc (LSE:ITV:$3,453.00)
ITV is an integrated producer broadcaster, operating the largest commercial family of channels in the UK. In addition to traditional broadcasting on their channels, they deliver their content on demand through numerous platforms, both directly and via ITV Player. "
target: Plimsoll Productions
Plimsoll Productions is a UK based production company. Plimsoll creates and produces premium non scripted shows that entertain and thrill audiences around the world. Their shows include Tiny World, Hostile Planet, Handmade: Britain’s Best Woodworker, Night on Earth, and more.
price ($mm)
$128
rev ($mm)
$62
EBITDA ($mm)
$12
EV / rev
2.1x
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10.4x
announced 6/10/2022 via BNC Analysis

Fenix Entertainment, will acquire Verve Media Company

synopsis: Fenix Entertainment, a film and music production company in Italy, will acquire a 60% stake in Verve Media Company, an Italian production company that produces original TV and multimedia content. Verve produces content for national and international markets. Their genres include light entertainment, infotainment, game show, and documentaries.
buyer: Fenix Entertainment
Fenix Entertainment is a film and music production company in Italy. Fenix Entertainment produces films, TV shows, documentaries, docu-films, soundtracks, and more. Their productions include Diva!, Bride in Red, Behind the Night, That's Love, Super Cafoni, and more. "
target: Verve Media Company
Verve Media Company is an Italian production company that produces original TV and multimedia content. Verve has produced more than 5000 hours of content for national and international markets. Their genres include light entertainment, infotainment, game show, docu-reality and documentaries.
price ($mm)
$1.26*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
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EV / EBITDA
3.0x
closed 5/25/2022 via PR Newswire

Sirius XM Holdings Inc., acquired Team Coco

synopsis: SiriusXM, the leading audio entertainment company in the U.S., announced the acquisition of Team Coco, including the critically-acclaimed hit podcast Conan O'Brien Needs a Friend, and the Conan O'Brien-led podcast network and digital media business.
buyer: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI:$8,824.00)
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. is the leading audio entertainment company in the U.S., and the premier programmer and platform for subscription- and digital advertising-supported audio products. Pandora, a subsidiary of SiriusXM, is the largest ad-supported audio entertainment streaming service in the U.S."
target: Team Coco
Team Coco is the production and podcasting company behind the popular podcast Conan Needs a Friend. The Team Coco podcast network also includes acclaimed podcasts such as Nicole Byer's Why Won't You Date Me? and JB Smoove's May I Elaborate? They are located in Burbank, CA.
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announced 5/25/2022 via Company Press Release

108 Media, will acquire Revolution Media

synopsis: 108 Media, a global media company, will acquire Revolution Media, a film and TV production company in Malaysia. Revolution Media aims to to develop, produce and distribute high quality television series and feature films for global audiences. Their titles include The Ghost Bride, Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, Tombirou, and more.
buyer: 108 Media
108 Media is a global media company focused on emerging markets and cross-cultural content solutions. 108 Media is a studio, financier and global sales agent that turns ideas and concepts into beautiful TV shows and films. Their projects include Caraoke Showdown, Blow Back, Mrs Raffles, and more. "
target: Revolution Media
Revolution Media is a film and TV production company in Malaysia. Revolution Media aims to to develop, produce and distribute high quality television series and feature films for global audiences. Their titles include The Ghost Bride, Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, Tombirou, and more.
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closed 5/18/2022 via BNC Analysis

Fremantle, acquired Element Pictures

synopsis: Fremantle, one the largest producers and distributors of scripted and unscripted content in the world, has acquired a majority stake in Element Pictures, an Irish film production company. Element Pictures collaborates with with talented creatives to produce films and television shows. Their productions include Normal People, Room, Herself and more.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
buyer: Fremantle
Fremantle is one the largest and most successful creators, producers and distributors of scripted and unscripted content in the world. Fremantle produces over 12,000 hours of original programming, rolls out more than 60 formats and airs 450 programmes a year worldwide. "
target: Element Pictures
Element Pictures is an Irish film production company. Element Pictures collaborates with with bold, talented creatives to produce films and television shows. Their productions include Normal People, Room, Herself, The Little Stranger, A Date for Mad Mary, and more.
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closed 4/22/2022 via BNC Analysis

Manoj Bhargava, acquired NEWSnet

synopsis: Manoj Bhargava, founder of 5-hour ENERGY and the largest shareholder of Gray Television, has purchased NEWSnet, the first 24/7 news channel available both over-the-air and via OTT streaming. NEWSnet can be found OTA in nearly 60 markets nationwide and online via fuboTV, Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV and mobile apps.
buyer: Manoj Bhargava
Manoj Bhargava is an Indian American billionaire businessman and philanthropist. He is the founder of 5-hour ENERGY and the largest shareholder of Gray Television. "
target: NEWSnet
Launched in 2019, NEWSnet is the first 24/7 news channel available both over-the-air and via OTT streaming. NEWSnet can be found OTA in nearly 60 markets nationwide and online via fuboTV, Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV and mobile apps.
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closed 3/23/2022 via BNC Analysis

Banijay Group, acquired Groenlandia Group

synopsis: Banijay, a global production and distribution company, has acquired Groenlandia Group, a leading production group in Italy. Groenlandia Group creates high quality films, TV series, documentaries, non-fction shows, and shorts. Their productions include Romulus, Rose Island, The Hanging Sun, Portrait of My Father, Return Ticket and more.
buyer: Banijay Group
Headquartered in Paris, Banijay Group is a global production and distribution company creating premium content for television and multimedia platforms in all genres including entertainment, drama, factual, reality, docudrama and kids programming. "
target: Groenlandia Group
Groenlandia Group is a leading production group in Italy. Groenlandia Group creates high quality films, TV series, documentaries, non-fction shows, and shorts. Their productions include Romulus, Rose Island, The Hanging Sun, Portrait of My Father, Return Ticket and more.
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announced 3/3/2022 via BNC Analysis

Sony Pictures Television, Inc., will acquire Industrial Media

synopsis: Sony Pictures Television, one of the television industry’s leading content providers, will acquire Industrial Media, an independent nonfiction production company. Industrial Media creates and produces content for audiences worldwide. Their work includes shows such as American Idol, 90 Day Fiancé, Indian Matchmaking, Selena+Chef and more.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: Sony Pictures Television, Inc.
Sony Pictures Television (SPT) is one of the television industry’s leading content providers. SPT produces and distributes programming worldwide in every genre and for every platform. Their portfolio of shows include Crossing Swords, The Blacklist, Cobra Kai, and more. "
target: Industrial Media
Industrial Media is an independent nonfiction production company. Industrial Media works with industry-leading production companies to create and produce content for audiences worldwide. Their work includes shows such as American Idol, 90 Day Fiancé, Indian Matchmaking, Selena+Chef and more.
price ($mm)
$300
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closed 2/10/2022 via BNC Analysis

Astralis A/S, acquired Pixel.Tv ApS

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

Koch Media, acquired Spotfilm Networx Gmbh

synopsis: Spotfilm Networx GmbH, Germany's largest ad-supported multichannel network, is now part of Koch Films GmbH. The company from Munich has acquired all shares of the Berlin-based AVOD (ad-supported video-on-demand) provider. Spotfilm Networx streams feature films in German-speaking countries.
buyer parent: Embracer Group
buyer: Koch Media
Austria-based Koch Media is a leading, independent producer and marketer of digital entertainment products and accessories. Its business areas include distribution of media products, including movies, videogames and software products, and games publishing under the Deep Silver label. "
target: Spotfilm Networx Gmbh
Spotfilm Networx GmbH is the largest ad-supported video-on-demand (AVOD) provider for feature films in German-speaking countries. With 20 million film views per month, the platform represents a modern and innovative free TV.
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closed 12/1/2021 via Company Press Release

Sony Pictures Television, Inc., acquired Bad Wolf

synopsis: Sony Pictures Television (SPT) announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Cardiff-based production company Bad Wolf Ltd, the award-winning production company behind some of the most ambitious and globally-acclaimed dramas in recent years, including His Dark Materials (HBO/BBC), The Night Of (HBO) and I Hate Suzie (Sky).
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: Sony Pictures Television, Inc.
Sony Pictures Television (SPT) is one of the television industry’s leading content providers, producing, distributing and carrying programming worldwide in every genre and for every platform. "
target: Bad Wolf
Cardiff-based production company Bad Wolf Ltd is the award-winning production company behind some of the most ambitious and globally-acclaimed dramas in recent years, including His Dark Materials (HBO/BBC), A Discovery Of Witches (Sky), Industry (HBO/BBC), The Night Of (HBO) and I Hate Suzie (Sky).
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closed 3/31/2017 via BusinessWire

Mediawan S.A., acquired AB Groupe S.A.

synopsis: Mediawan SA, the Special Purpose Acquisition Company, founded by Pierre-Antoine Capton, Xavier Niel and Matthieu Pigasse announced that it has completed its initial business combination with Groupe AB. Groupe AB is a leading independent editor, producer and distributor of audio visual content in French-speaking Europe.
buyer: Mediawan S.A. (ENXTPA:MDW:$570.79)
Mediawan is a ‘Special Purpose Acquisition Company’ (SPAC) created to acquire one or more operating businesses with an intention to focus on “target businesses or companies with principal operations in the traditional and digital media content and entertainment industries in Europe”. "
target: AB Groupe S.A.
AB Groupe is a leading player in production, distribution and aggregation of TV content in French-speaking Europe with a strong potential for growth acceleration through channels, digital and production.
price ($mm)
$287
rev ($mm)
$169
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

Mediawan S.A., acquired The Good Mood

synopsis: French media group Mediawan has taken a majority stake in Spanish content producer Good Mood, creators of El Accidente and La Valla. Good Mood is a Spanish audiovisual production company created by Daniel Écija in 2017 and made up of screenwriters, directors and producers.
buyer: Mediawan S.A. (ENXTPA:MDW:$570.79)
Mediawan is a ‘Special Purpose Acquisition Company’ (SPAC) created to acquire one or more operating businesses with an intention to focus on “target businesses or companies with principal operations in the traditional and digital media content and entertainment industries in Europe”. "
target: The Good Mood
Good Mood is a Spanish audiovisual production company created by Daniel Écija in 2017 and made up of screenwriters, directors and producers. Good Mood is an incubator of new audiovisual talent that creates content for all national and international chains and platforms.
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announced 6/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

Mediawan S.A., will acquire Lagardère Studios

synopsis: French media group Mediawan is to acquire Lagardere Studios. Created in 2008, Lagardère Studios is a leader in independent audiovisual production in France, incorporating all the audiovisual production activities of the Lagardère Group.
buyer: Mediawan S.A. (ENXTPA:MDW:$570.79)
Mediawan is a ‘Special Purpose Acquisition Company’ (SPAC) created to acquire one or more operating businesses with an intention to focus on “target businesses or companies with principal operations in the traditional and digital media content and entertainment industries in Europe”. "
target parent: Lagardère SCA
target: Lagardère Studios
Created in 2008, Lagardère Studios is a leader in independent audiovisual production in France, incorporating all the audiovisual production activities of the Lagardère Group.
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$113
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closed 10/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Mediawan S.A., acquired Radar Films

synopsis: Mediawan, a Special Purpose Acquisition Company, has acquired a majority stake in Radar Films, a French film production company. Radar Films produces French and English-language films. Radar Films is the production company behind “Belle and Sebastian,” one of France’s most successful family movie franchises.
buyer: Mediawan S.A. (ENXTPA:MDW:$570.79)
Mediawan is a ‘Special Purpose Acquisition Company’ (SPAC) created to acquire one or more operating businesses with an intention to focus on “target businesses or companies with principal operations in the traditional and digital media content and entertainment industries in Europe”. "
target: Radar Films
Radar Films is a French film production company. Radar Films produces French and English-language films. Radar Films is the production company behind “Belle and Sebastian,” one of France’s most successful family movie franchises. Their other films include Divorce Club, Spread Your Wings, and more.
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announced 1/16/2019 via BusinessWeek

Mediawan S.A., will acquire Palomar

synopsis: Mediawan has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Palomar, one of the oldest independent Italian television and cinema production companies and market leader in Italy in the drama sector for the main domestic and international TV networks.
buyer: Mediawan S.A. (ENXTPA:MDW:$570.79)
Mediawan is a ‘Special Purpose Acquisition Company’ (SPAC) created to acquire one or more operating businesses with an intention to focus on “target businesses or companies with principal operations in the traditional and digital media content and entertainment industries in Europe”. "
target: Palomar
Palomar, founded in 1986, is one of the oldest independent Italian television and cinema production companies, a market leader in Italy in the drama sector for the main domestic and international TV networks.
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closed 5/16/2018 via Company Press Release

Mediawan S.A., acquired ON Kids & Family

synopsis: Mediawan, an independent European audiovisual content platform, is continuing its development by acquiring ON Kids & Family, a leading global entertainment company with a strong and diversified presence in television and motion picture production for kids & family.
buyer: Mediawan S.A. (ENXTPA:MDW:$570.79)
Mediawan is a ‘Special Purpose Acquisition Company’ (SPAC) created to acquire one or more operating businesses with an intention to focus on “target businesses or companies with principal operations in the traditional and digital media content and entertainment industries in Europe”. "
target: ON Kids & Family
ON Kids & Family is a leading global entertainment company with a strong and diversified presence in television and motion picture production for kids & family, including CGI animated feature films (The Little Prince) and television series (Miraculous Ladybug) meant for audiences around the world.
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announced 2/9/2018 via BusinessWire

Mediawan S.A., will acquire Makever SAS

synopsis: Mediawan, an independent European audiovisual content platform, announces the signing of final agreements for the acquisition of a majority stake in the Makever group. Makever is a major player in the French fiction production.
buyer: Mediawan S.A. (ENXTPA:MDW:$570.79)
Mediawan is a ‘Special Purpose Acquisition Company’ (SPAC) created to acquire one or more operating businesses with an intention to focus on “target businesses or companies with principal operations in the traditional and digital media content and entertainment industries in Europe”. "
target: Makever SAS
MAKEVER is one of France’s leading scripted production groups, commited to creating, producing and distributing top quality content. MAKEVER delivers more than 50 fresh hours of TV series, TV movies and Theatrical movies every year.
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closed 3/31/2017 via BusinessWire

Mediawan S.A., acquired AB Groupe S.A.

synopsis: Mediawan SA, the Special Purpose Acquisition Company, founded by Pierre-Antoine Capton, Xavier Niel and Matthieu Pigasse announced that it has completed its initial business combination with Groupe AB. Groupe AB is a leading independent editor, producer and distributor of audio visual content in French-speaking Europe.
buyer: Mediawan S.A. (ENXTPA:MDW:$570.79)
Mediawan is a ‘Special Purpose Acquisition Company’ (SPAC) created to acquire one or more operating businesses with an intention to focus on “target businesses or companies with principal operations in the traditional and digital media content and entertainment industries in Europe”. "
target: AB Groupe S.A.
AB Groupe is a leading player in production, distribution and aggregation of TV content in French-speaking Europe with a strong potential for growth acceleration through channels, digital and production.
price ($mm)
$287
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$169
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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
2022
rev ($mm)
$3,453.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$644.00
EBIT ($mm)
$516.00
Net Income ($mm)
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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
2022
rev ($mm)
$2,501.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$493.48
EBIT ($mm)
$336.40
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: SZSE:30013
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zhejiang Huace Film & TV Co., Ltd.
Zhejiang Huace Film & TV Co., Ltd.
Zhejiang Huace Film & TV Co., Ltd. is principally engaged in the television play production, issuing and additive businesses. Huace Film primarily provides television series, advertisements, television books, movies and public relation activities, among others.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1,239.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$40.08
EBIT ($mm)
$39.47
Net Income ($mm)
$34.51
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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:A3M
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Atresmedia Corporación de Medios de Comunicación, S.A.
Atresmedia Corporación de Medios de Comunicación, S.A.
Atresmedia, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the television, radio, cinema, the Internet, and advertising businesses. The company operates 57 television channels and 31 radio stations in Germany, France, Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg, Spain, Hungary, Croatia, and the Southeast Asia.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,001.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$129.51
EBIT ($mm)
$116.80
Net Income ($mm)
$72.32
Employees
2467
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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: 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: MSG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Madison Square Garden Company
The Madison Square Garden Company
The Madison Square Garden Company is a fully integrated sports, media and entertainment business. It is comprised of three business segments: MSG Sports, MSG Media and MSG Entertainment, which are strategically aligned to work together to drive the Company's overall business.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$228.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($314.43)
EBIT ($mm)
($415.54)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4550
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Ticker: ENXTPA:MDW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mediawan S.A.
Mediawan S.A.
Mediawan is a ‘Special Purpose Acquisition Company’ (SPAC) created to acquire one or more operating businesses with an intention to focus on “target businesses or companies with principal operations in the traditional and digital media content and entertainment industries in Europe”.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$570.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$41.86
EBIT ($mm)
$36.46
Net Income ($mm)
$0.56
Employees
549
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Ticker: :KLR.ASE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GigCapital, Inc.
GigCapital, Inc.
GigCapital is a Private-to-Public Equity technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) focused investment group. The group deploys a unique Mentor-Investors methodology to partner with exceptional TMT companies, managed by dedicated and experienced entrepreneurs.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.91)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: JSE:CTA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Capital Appreciation Limited
Capital Appreciation Limited
Capital Appreciation (CTA) is a Special Purpose Acquisition Company. They intend to acquire a Viable Asset that would provide a platform for future growth and expansion in South Africa, Africa and beyond. CTA has concluded that the FinTech industry satisfies its investment interests and objectives.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$2.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.17
EBIT ($mm)
$2.17
Net Income ($mm)
$1.56
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Ticker: OTCPK:ZICX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zicix Corporation
Originally founded as a service provider to the Healthcare industry, the Zicix Corporation has recently been restructured with the intention of acquiring and developing technology applications designed for service companies in consumer, retail and other industries.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$0.23
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$0.02
Net Income ($mm)
$0.10
Employees
6
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Ticker: TSX:KEW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kew Media Group Inc.
Based in Canada, Kew Media Group is a leading content company that produces and distributes multi-genre content worldwide. Kew Media Group companies develop, produce and distribute more than 1,000 hours of content every year, as well as distribute a library of more than 10,000 hours.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$172.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.25
EBIT ($mm)
$4.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
171
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Ticker: OTCPK:ITKH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iTeknik Holding Corporation
iTeknik Holding Corporation's strategy is to acquire fundamentally sound companies that are market accepted, scalable and demonstrate a quantifiable value proposition. Their focus is in companies in the Marketing, Advertising and Digital Media space.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$12.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.37
EBIT ($mm)
$0.30
Net Income ($mm)
$0.21
Employees
7
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