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announced 3/2/2017 via PR Newswire

Entravision Communications Corporation, will acquire Headway Digital

synopsis: Entravision Communications Corporation, a diversified media company serving Latino audiences and communities, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the business of Headway, a leading provider of mobile, programmatic, data and performance digital marketing solutions primarily in the U.S., Mexico and Latin America.
buyer: Entravision Communications Corporation (EVC:$697.98)
Entravision Communications Corporation is a leading media company that reaches and engages U.S. Latinos across acculturation levels and media channels, as well as consumers in Mexico. The company's comprehensive portfolio incorporates integrated media and marketing solutions. "
target: Headway Digital
Headway, marketing powered by technology, is the leading data-driven media buying company for marketers worldwide, integrating proprietary technology and state-of-the-art partner platforms. Their technology combines DMP and powerful media buying capabilities in a one stop advertising platform.
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closed 12/22/2021 via Company Press Release

Avidly Oyj, acquired Digital 22

synopsis: Avidly, a leading European martech service provider, has acquired Digital 22 Online Limited, an elite HubSpot inbound marketing agency in the UK. Digital 22 helps businesses grow through inbound, content and performance marketing and services using HubSpot technology.
buyer: Avidly Oyj (HLSE:ZEE1V:$30.88)
Avidly is a leading European martech service provider. Avidly uses customer experience as a strategic tool to transform businesses. They partner with organizations of all sizes, from startups to Fortune 500 companies and are committed to create impactful solutions that help companies grow. "
target: Digital 22
Digital 22 is an elite HubSpot inbound marketing agency in the UK. Digital 22 helps businesses grow through inbound, content and performance marketing and services using HubSpot technology. They enable leaders to regain control of their marketing and companies to reach their full potential.
price ($mm)
$1.39
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$2
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closed 9/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

Azerion BV, acquired Sublime

synopsis: Azerion, a digital gaming and monetisation platform, has made its latest acquisition in the form of French digital advertising company Sublime. Sublime, formerly known as ‘Sublime Skinz’, focuses on delivering creative and tailor-made programmatic advertising solutions to brands and publishers around the world.
buyer: Azerion BV (ENXTAM:AZRN:$0.00)
Azerion is a Netherlands-based media, gaming, and technology company that provides safe, reliable, valuable content and services. Azerion engages users while helping advertisers and publishers connect with them by tailoring advertising and content solutions to markets where they're present. "
target: Sublime
Sublime, formerly known as ‘Sublime Skinz’, focuses on delivering creative and tailor-made programmatic advertising solutions to brands and publishers around the world.
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closed 9/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

Azerion BV, acquired Sublime

synopsis: Azerion, a digital gaming and monetisation platform, has made its latest acquisition in the form of French digital advertising company Sublime. Sublime, formerly known as ‘Sublime Skinz’, focuses on delivering creative and tailor-made programmatic advertising solutions to brands and publishers around the world.
buyer: Azerion BV (ENXTAM:AZRN:$0.00)
Azerion is a Netherlands-based media, gaming, and technology company that provides safe, reliable, valuable content and services. Azerion engages users while helping advertisers and publishers connect with them by tailoring advertising and content solutions to markets where they're present. "
target: Sublime
Sublime, formerly known as ‘Sublime Skinz’, focuses on delivering creative and tailor-made programmatic advertising solutions to brands and publishers around the world.
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closed 8/5/2021 via Company Press Release

Brainlabs, acquired MediaNet (Canada)

synopsis: Brainlabs, a digital marketing agency in the UK, has acquired MediaNet, a full-service digital solutions company in Canada. MediaNet builds and executes high-performance digital media experiences that connects brands to their audience. They offer services for paid media, Google marketing, creative & UX, marketing analytics, and more.
buyer: Brainlabs
UK-based Brainlabs is a digital marketing agency and Pay-Per-Click (PPC) technology provider. Using data and automation, Brainlabs drives growth for clients in paid search, programmatic, paid social, Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO), and analytics. "
target: MediaNet (Canada)
MediaNet is a full-service digital solutions company in Canada. MediaNet builds and executes high-performance digital media experiences that connects brands to their audience. They offer services for paid media, Google marketing, creative & UX, marketing analytics, and more.
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announced 7/19/2021 via PR Newswire

Tinuiti Inc., will acquire Bliss Point Media

synopsis: Tinuiti, the largest independent performance marketing agency in the US, will acquire Bliss Point Media, a cutting edge video advertising agency delivering high-impact performance marketing campaigns. Bliss Point uses machine learning and algorithmic media buying to establish, optimize and scale TV and streaming video campaigns.
buyer: Tinuiti Inc.
Tinuiti is the largest independent performance marketing firm across Google, Facebook, and Amazon. With expert knowledge in search, social, Amazon & marketplaces, mobile apps, CRM & email marketing, and more, Tinuiti understands success requires both strategy and channel specialization. "
target: Bliss Point Media
Bliss Point Media is a cutting edge video advertising agency delivering high-impact performance marketing campaigns. Bliss Point uses machine learning and algorithmic media buying to establish, optimize and scale TV and streaming video campaigns for the most innovative direct-to-consumer companies.
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closed 4/14/2021 via BusinessWire

SproutLoud Media Networks, LLC, acquired Strategic Fuse

synopsis: SproutLoud, a leader in Distributed Marketing software solutions, announced that it has acquired Strategic Fuse, a Chicago-based trade fund management agency. Strategic Fuse started years ago as a co-op monitoring company has now blossomed into a multi-faceted marketing operation that can meet the challenges of the marketing world.
buyer: SproutLoud Media Networks, LLC
SproutLoud is a leading SaaS-based Through Channel Marketing Automation platform, designed to increase brand sales through partners in local markets. SproutLoud gives brands unparalleled visibility on ROI for individual tactics, campaigns, partner engagement and platform usage. "
target: Strategic Fuse
The people at Strategic Fuse have been honing their ability to make trade fund management smooth and informative for all parties. What started years ago as a co-op monitoring company has now blossomed into a multi-faceted marketing operation that can meet the challenges of the marketing world.
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closed 10/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Umbra Companies, Inc., acquired Boost Words

synopsis: Umbra Companies, Inc., an investment holding company, has acquired Boost Words, a digital marketing company that specializes in Google Adwords campaigns. Boost Words uses an AI and machine learning-based software solution to help their clients optimize their Adwords campaigns. They also offer services for Facebook ads and SEO.
buyer: Umbra Companies, Inc.
Umbra Companies, Inc. (UCI) is an investment holding company. UCI focuses on growth-oriented companies in the science and technology sectors. They invest in companies during the early stages of development as well as growth stages of companies with a synergistic business model to UCI subsidiaries. "
target: Boost Words
Boost Words is a digital marketing company that specializes in Google Adwords campaigns. Boost Words uses an AI and machine learning-based software solution to help their clients optimize their Adwords campaigns. They also offer services for Facebook ads and SEO.
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closed 8/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

etermax, acquired Performash

synopsis: etermax, a game and AI developer in Argentina, has acquired Performash, an Argentinian company specialized in display advertising and multiplatform video solutions. Performash provides a media buying programmatic platform for advertising over mobile devices. Their technology enables them to determine the best purchase strategy for their clients.
buyer: etermax
etermax is a game and AI developer in Argentina. etermax creates leading consumer brands that entertain, connect and provide business value. Their social games include Trivia Crack, Aworded Crack and more. They also provide in-game advertising services for their games and over 1,800 other titles. "
target: Performash
Performash is an Argentinian company that specializes in display advertising and multiplatform video solutions. Performash provides a media buying programmatic platform for advertising over mobile devices. Their technology enables them to determine the best purchase strategy for their clients.
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closed 2/19/2020 via PR Newswire

Jumbleberry, acquired Jumbleberry

synopsis: Stephen Jukes, Jumbleberry's Co-Founder, has acquired the company in a management buyout. Jumbleberry is a Digital Performance Marketing company. Jumbleberry connects direct-to-consumer brands with agencies and media buyers through advertising campaigns that drive customer acquisition on a fixed-cost-per-customer basis.
buyer: Jumbleberry
Jumbleberry is a Digital Performance Marketing company that provides solutions to clients around the world. Jumbleberry connects direct-to-consumer brands with agencies and media buyers through advertising campaigns that drive customer acquisition on a fixed-cost-per-customer basis. "
target: Jumbleberry
Jumbleberry is a Digital Performance Marketing company that provides solutions to clients around the world. Jumbleberry connects direct-to-consumer brands with agencies and media buyers through advertising campaigns that drive customer acquisition on a fixed-cost-per-customer basis.
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closed 2/13/2020 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Media Storm, LLC

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network has acquired Media Storm through Merkle. Media Storm is a leading data-driven marketing agency that has created an integrated solution of identifying and converting hand raisers and driving greater ROI through accountable and active media.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: Media Storm, LLC
Media Storm is a leading data-driven marketing agency that has created an integrated solution of identifying and converting hand raisers and driving greater ROI through accountable and active media.
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closed 2/22/2018 via BNC Analysis

Evoke Group, acquired AboveNationMedia

synopsis: Huntsworth PLC has acquired AboveNationMedia through its subsidiary Evoke Group, a collection of health marketing companies. AboveNationMedia is a full-service media strategy and buying agency built for the technology-infused marketplace. AboveNationMedia provides trusted strategic counsel and true transparency in their media investments.
buyer parent: Huntsworth PLC
buyer: Evoke Group
Evoke Group is a collection of leading health marketing, communications and media companies bound by a common purpose: Health More Human. The group includes Evoke Health, FIRSTHAND, Fabric, Traverse HealthStrategy, nitrogen health, Tonic Life Communications and AboveNationMedia. "
target: AboveNationMedia
AboveNationMedia is a full-service media strategy and buying agency built for today's technology-infused marketplace. With a focus on ad tech and proprietary media solutions, AboveNationMedia provides clients with trusted strategic counsel and true transparency in their media investments.
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$1
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$1
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closed 9/20/2017 via BusinessWire

VerifySmart Corporation, acquired BP360 Group

synopsis: Verify Smart Corporation, a global leader in financial fraud prevention and innovative technology solutions announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of The BP360 proximity marketing group. BP360 includes executives who are experienced in developing successful Affiliate Marketing Sales Organizations.
buyer: VerifySmart Corporation (OTCPK:VSMR:$0.00)
Verify Smart Corp is an international technology company that develops and markets innovative solutions for the global digital market. The company also licenses patented technology for the prevention of debit/credit card and electronic transaction fraud. "
target: BP360 Group
The BP360 Group is a proximity marketing business. The company includes seasoned entrepreneurs and executives, experienced in developing successful Affiliate Marketing Sales Organizations, which include thousands of representatives, and advertising campaigns for various companies.
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closed 10/19/2016 via Market Wire

MUNDOmedia Ltd., acquired 36 Labs, LLC

synopsis: MUNDOmedia has acquired 36 Labs, a supply side technology and performance marketing services company. 36 Labs' platforms have driven hundreds of millions in revenue while generating industry leading results for its partners and advertisers. Its foundation is driven by consistently analyzing data fed into CORE, its proprietary marketing platform.
buyer: MUNDOmedia Ltd.
MUNDOmedia is the global leader in data-driven digital marketing. The Company helps large brands grow their business by connecting them to an engaged global audience at the moment of greatest opportunity with a suite of proprietary technology powered by data. "
target: 36 Labs, LLC
36 Labs is a leader in technology-driven user acquisition ("UA"). Utilizing its proprietary marketing optimization technology named CORE, the hands-on team is able to assist brands of all sizes with enhancing their respective UA efforts across the globe.
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closed 2/9/2016 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired DBG UK

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced its acquisition of DBG; a UK-based, independent marketing solutions agency that specializes in optimizing client data to make compelling connections to drive growth and improve marketing and business performance.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency and the largest independent agency in the US for CRM, digital, and search. Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. "
target: DBG UK
DBG is a UK-based, independent marketing solutions agency that specializes in optimizing client data to make compelling connections to drive growth and improve marketing and business performance.
price ($mm)
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$19
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closed 5/5/2015 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Periscopix Ltd

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced its acquisition of Periscopix, a leading London-based performance marketing agency. Periscopix specializes in search, programmatic media, and web analytics, delivering measurable results for top-tier global and European brands.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle, a technology-enabled, data-driven customer relationship marketing (CRM) firm, is the nation’s largest privately held agency. For more than 25 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. "
target: Periscopix Ltd
Founded in 2004, Periscopix focuses on the use of data, analytics, and technology to enable internationally recognized pay-per-click search, programmatic media buying, Google analytics consulting, and conversion rate optimization.
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closed 3/25/2015 via Company Press Release

Output Services Group, Inc., acquired DoublePositive Marketing Group, Inc.

synopsis: Output Services Group (OSG), a leading provider of outsourced billing and statement services and customer communication management, announced that it has completed the acquisition of DoublePositive, a privately-held, Baltimore-headquartered performance- based online marketing company.
buyer: Output Services Group, Inc.
Ouput Services Group is a business technology partner providing integrated multi-channel print and electronic solutions through a state-of-the-art processing environment. OSG offers comprehensive and flexible solutions including electronic billing, invoice/statement services, and more. "
target: DoublePositive Marketing Group, Inc.
DoublePositive is a performance-based online marketing company serving lead buyers, lead sellers, and direct response advertisers. DoublePositive accelerates digital full-funnel demand generation and new customer acquisitions for their customers.
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announced 8/8/2016 via Wall Street Journal

Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd., will acquire Merkle, Inc.

synopsis: Dentsu Inc.’s Dentsu Aegis Network, a multinational media and digital marketing communications company, has agreed to acquire a majority stake in data marketing firm Merkle. Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency and the largest independent agency in the US for CRM, digital, and search.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd.
Dentsu Aegis Network is made up of nine global network brands and supported by its specialist/multi-market brands. Dentsu Aegis Network is Innovating the Way Brands Are Built for its clients through its best-in-class expertise and capabilities in media, digital and creative communications services. "
target: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency and the largest independent agency in the US for CRM, digital, and search. The agency’s heritage in data, technology, and analytics forms the foundation for its unmatched skills in understanding consumer insights.
price ($mm)
$1,500
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$436
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closed 7/1/2013 via Company Press Release

Lee Equity Partners, LLC, acquired Cross MediaWorks

synopsis: Clarion Capital Partners completed the sale of Cross MediaWorks LLC, a leading provider of technology-enabled television advertising solutions, to Lee Equity Partners. Cross MediaWorks was founded to provide integrated television advertising solutions to media stakeholders facing the challenges of channel proliferation and audience fragmentation.
buyer: Lee Equity Partners, LLC
Lee Equity Partners is a U.S. based middle market private equity firm. They seek to partner with top-tier management teams to build companies with high growth potential. They focus on control buyouts and growth capital financings, typically investing $50 million to $150 million per transaction. "
target parent: Clarion Capital Partners, LLC
target: Cross MediaWorks
Cross MediaWorks is a leading multi-platform media firm that manages an array of media on a targeted and measured basis.
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closed 12/8/2021 via BNC Analysis

Star8 Corp., acquired Media Hawk

synopsis: Star8 Corp., a publicly traded technology and eCommerce holding company, has acquired Media Hawk, a subscription-based, full-service marketing agency. Media Hawk makes it easy for businesses to plan their marketing strategies. They offer digital ad and website design services, as well as software for social marketing, SMS marketing, CRM, and more.
buyer: Star8 Corp. (OTCPK:STRH:$0.00)
Star8 Corp. is a publicly traded technology and eCommerce holding company. Star8 is driven by sustainable marketing, technology, sales, and distribution to help organizations focus on business results for the products they are actively interested in. "
target: Media Hawk
Media Hawk is a subscription-based, full-service marketing agency. Media Hawk provides software and services that make it easy for businesses to plan their marketing strategies. They offer digital ad and website design services, as well as software for social marketing, SMS marketing, CRM, and more.
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closed 6/13/2018 via PR Newswire

Headway Digital, acquired Smadex SL

synopsis: Headway, a leading provider of mobile, programmatic, data and performance digital marketing solutions; business unit of Entravision Communications Corporation, announced the acquisition of mobile-first programmatic platform Smadex.
buyer parent: Entravision Communications Corporation
buyer: Headway Digital
Headway is a leading data-driven media buying company for marketers worldwide, integrating proprietary technology and state-of-the-art partner platforms. Headway helps brands optimize and target ad campaigns with rapid innovation, cutting-edge technology and strong multi-channel operations. "
target: Smadex SL
Smadex is a mobile-first programmatic platform. Smadex technology allows advertisers to execute performance campaigns on mobile devices, using its machine learning engine to understand the best combination of creative assets, targeting and pricing for each audience cluster.
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announced 3/2/2017 via PR Newswire

Entravision Communications Corporation, will acquire Headway Digital

synopsis: Entravision Communications Corporation, a diversified media company serving Latino audiences and communities, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the business of Headway, a leading provider of mobile, programmatic, data and performance digital marketing solutions primarily in the U.S., Mexico and Latin America.
buyer: Entravision Communications Corporation (EVC:$697.98)
Entravision Communications Corporation is a leading media company that reaches and engages U.S. Latinos across acculturation levels and media channels, as well as consumers in Mexico. The company's comprehensive portfolio incorporates integrated media and marketing solutions. "
target: Headway Digital
Headway, marketing powered by technology, is the leading data-driven media buying company for marketers worldwide, integrating proprietary technology and state-of-the-art partner platforms. Their technology combines DMP and powerful media buying capabilities in a one stop advertising platform.
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closed 11/5/2021 via BNC Analysis

Entravision Communications Corporation, acquired 365 Digital

synopsis: Entravision has acquired 365 Digital, a digital advertising solutions company headquartered in South Africa. This investment provides Entravision with a geographic foothold in Africa, as the company looks to expand its breadth of digital services to new emerging markets.
buyer: Entravision Communications Corporation (EVC:$697.98)
Entravision is a diversified global media, data and advertising technology company that reaches and engages Latino consumers in the U.S. and other markets. Entravision's portfolio includes television and radio stations, digital media properties and advertising technology platforms. "
target: 365 Digital
365 Digital is an South African online media and ad-technology business with a rich heritage in the African advertising industry. With a mission to connect publishers to brands and brands to consumers, 365 Digital helps brands reach audiences at scale through partnerships with leading platforms.
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$1.90
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announced 6/9/2021 via BusinessWire

Entravision Communications Corporation, will acquire MediaDonuts

synopsis: Entravision Communications Corporation, a diversified global media, data and advertising technology company, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire MediaDonuts, a leading digital marketing performance and branding company with operations across seven countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
buyer: Entravision Communications Corporation (EVC:$697.98)
Entravision is a diversified global media, data and advertising technology company that reaches and engages Latino consumers in the U.S. and other markets. Entravision's portfolio includes television and radio stations, digital media properties and advertising technology platforms. "
target: MediaDonuts
MediaDonuts is a leading digital marketing performance and branding company with operations across seven countries in the Asia-Pacific region. MediaDonuts offers extensive digital advertising capabilities through its strategic partnerships with major global media and technology platforms.
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$15
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closed 10/15/2020 via BusinessWire

Entravision Communications Corporation, purchased Cisneros Interactive from Cisneros Group of Companies

synopsis: Entravision Communications Corporation, a leading global media and marketing technology company, has acquired a majority investment in Cisneros Interactive, a digital advertising company serving over 2,000 brands and agencies each month across the U.S. and Latin America.
buyer: Entravision Communications Corporation (EVC:$697.98)
Entravision is a diversified global media, data and advertising technology company that reaches and engages Latino consumers in the U.S. and other markets. Entravision's portfolio includes television and radio stations, digital media properties and advertising technology platforms. "
seller: Cisneros Group of Companies
Cisneros Interactive is a leader in the rapidly growing digital advertising sector in the Latin American and U.S. Hispanic markets. Cisneros Group is a global media and entertainment leader focused on the vibrant and fast-growing Hispanic market.
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closed 1/27/2020 via GlobeNewswire

ION Media Networks, purchased KMCC-TV from Entravision Communications Corporation

synopsis: ION Media, the nation’s leading independent broadcast TV operator, announced the purchase of KMCC-TV in Las Vegas from Entravision Communications Corporation. KMCC-TV is an Azteca América-affiliated television station serving Las Vegas, Nevada, that is licensed to Laughlin and broadcasts primarily in Spanish.
buyer: ION Media Networks (ION:$228.90)
ION Media is an independent, privately held media company, and owner and operator of the nation’s largest broadcast station group. ION reaches viewers in 98 million U.S. households, or 85% of the population, through its 60 owned and operated stations and its affiliations. "
seller: Entravision Communications Corporation (EVC:$697.98)
KMCC-TV is an Azteca América-affiliated television station serving Las Vegas, that is licensed to Laughlin and broadcasts primarily in Spanish. Entravision is a diversified global media, data and advertising technology company that reaches and engages Latino consumers in the U.S. and other markets.
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closed 6/13/2018 via PR Newswire

Headway Digital, acquired Smadex SL

synopsis: Headway, a leading provider of mobile, programmatic, data and performance digital marketing solutions; business unit of Entravision Communications Corporation, announced the acquisition of mobile-first programmatic platform Smadex.
buyer parent: Entravision Communications Corporation
buyer: Headway Digital
Headway is a leading data-driven media buying company for marketers worldwide, integrating proprietary technology and state-of-the-art partner platforms. Headway helps brands optimize and target ad campaigns with rapid innovation, cutting-edge technology and strong multi-channel operations. "
target: Smadex SL
Smadex is a mobile-first programmatic platform. Smadex technology allows advertisers to execute performance campaigns on mobile devices, using its machine learning engine to understand the best combination of creative assets, targeting and pricing for each audience cluster.
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announced 7/21/2017 via PR Newswire

Entravision Communications Corporation, will purchase KMIR-TV and KPSE-LD from OTA Broadcasting LLC

synopsis: Entravision Communications Corporation, a diversified media company serving Latino audiences and communities, announced that it has entered into an agreement with OTA Broadcasting (PSP), LLC to acquire Stations KMIR-TV, the NBC affiliate, and KPSE-LD, the MyNetworkTV affiliate, serving Palm Springs, California.
buyer: Entravision Communications Corporation (EVC:$697.98)
Entravision Communications Corporation is a leading media company that reaches and engages U.S. Latinos across acculturation levels and media channels, as well as consumers in Mexico. The company's comprehensive portfolio incorporates integrated media and marketing solutions. "
seller parent: MSD Capital, L.P.
seller: OTA Broadcasting LLC
The acquisition includes the stations KMIR-TV, the NBC affiliate, and KPSE-LD, the MyNetworkTV affiliate, serving Palm Springs, California from OTA Broadcasting. OTA was formed in early 2011 to own and operate independent television stations in large markets throughout the United States.
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$21
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announced 3/2/2017 via PR Newswire

Entravision Communications Corporation, will acquire Headway Digital

synopsis: Entravision Communications Corporation, a diversified media company serving Latino audiences and communities, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the business of Headway, a leading provider of mobile, programmatic, data and performance digital marketing solutions primarily in the U.S., Mexico and Latin America.
buyer: Entravision Communications Corporation (EVC:$697.98)
Entravision Communications Corporation is a leading media company that reaches and engages U.S. Latinos across acculturation levels and media channels, as well as consumers in Mexico. The company's comprehensive portfolio incorporates integrated media and marketing solutions. "
target: Headway Digital
Headway, marketing powered by technology, is the leading data-driven media buying company for marketers worldwide, integrating proprietary technology and state-of-the-art partner platforms. Their technology combines DMP and powerful media buying capabilities in a one stop advertising platform.
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closed 6/19/2014 via PR Newswire

Entravision Communications Corporation, acquired Pulpo Media, Inc

synopsis: Entravision Communications Corporation, a diversified Spanish-language media company, announced that it has acquired Pulpo Media, Inc, a leading provider of digital advertising services and solutions focused on Hispanics in the U.S. and Latin America.
buyer: Entravision Communications Corporation (EVC:$697.98)
Entravision Communications Corporation is a diversified Spanish-language media company utilizing a combination of television, radio and outdoor operations to reach approximately 75% of Hispanic consumers across the United States, as well as the border markets of Mexico. "
target: Pulpo Media, Inc
Pulpo Media, the first comprehensive (i)Hispanic media solutions provider, employs world class proprietary technology for advertisers to better reach, and personally connect to, the online Hispanic consumer -- at every stage of acculturation.
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closed 1/10/2011 via PR Newswire

Entravision Communications Corporation, acquired Lotus Entravision Reps

synopsis: Entravision Communications Corporation has announced that it has acquired the remaining 50% interest in Lotus Entravision Reps (LER), a national sales rep firm representing more than 156 Spanish-language radio stations, from Lotus Communications Corporation.
buyer: Entravision Communications Corporation (EVC:$697.98)
Entravision Communications Corporation is a diversified Spanish-language media company utilizing a combination of television, radio and outdoor operations to reach approximately 75% of Hispanic consumers across the United States, as well as the border markets of Mexico. "
target parent: Lotus Communications Corporation
target: Lotus Entravision Reps
Lotus Entravision Reps (LER) specializes in the national representation of Spanish-language media with an emphasis on radio, online and mobile platforms. LER hosts one of the largest national advertising sales forces representing over 156 Spanish-language radio stations.
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announced 2/28/2008 via BNC Analysis

Lamar Advertising Co., will acquire Vista Media Group, Inc.

synopsis: Lamar Advertising of Penn, LLC, a subsidiary of Lamar Advertising Co. signed a definitive agreement to acquire Vista Media Group, Inc. from Z-Spanish Media Corporation, a subsidiary of Entravision Communications Corp. for $100 million in cash on February 28, 2008.
buyer: Lamar Advertising Co. (LAMR:$1,867.91)
Lamar Advertising Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides outdoor advertising services in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. It offers outdoor advertising displays, such as billboards, including bulletins and posters; logo signs; and transit advertising displays. "
target parent: Entravision Communications Corporation
target: Vista Media Group, Inc.
Vista Media Group, Inc. operates as an outdoor advertising company. The company provides its services through various outdoor formats, including thirty-sheet billboards, eight-sheet billboards, city lights, bulletins, and walls capes, as well as offers market research services.
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$37
EBITDA ($mm)
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10.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/6/2006 via PR Newswire

LBI Media, Inc., purchased KTCY-FM, KZZA-FM, KZMP-FM, KZMP-AM and KBOC-FM. from Entravision Communications Corporation

synopsis: Entravision Communications Corporation has completed the previously announced sale of its Dallas radio stations to Liberman Broadcasting of Dallas, Inc. for an adjusted purchase price of $92.5 million. The stations include KTCY-FM, KZZA-FM, KZMP-FM, KZMP-AM and KBOC-FM.
buyer: LBI Media, Inc.
LBI Media, Inc. (LBI) is the leading privately held owner of Spanish-language TV and radio stations and the largest producer of Spanish television programming in the United States. The Company owns and operates seven television stations and 22 radio stations. "
seller: Entravision Communications Corporation (EVC:$697.98)
Entravision Communications Corporation is a diversified Spanish-language media company utilizing a combination of television, radio and outdoor operations to reach approximately 75% of Hispanic consumers across the United States, as well as the border markets of Mexico.
price ($mm)
$93
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/1/2006 via PR Newswire

Univision Communications Inc., purchased KBRG(FM) and KLOK(AM) from Entravision Communications Corporation

synopsis: Univision Communications Inc. and Entravision Communications Corporation today announced that on January 1, 2006, they completed the previously announced acquisition by Univision of radio stations KBRG(FM) and KLOK(AM) serving the San Francisco/San Jose, California market from Entravision for $90 million.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: Univision Communications Inc.
Univision Communications Inc. (“Univision”) is the leading Spanish-language media and entertainment company in the United States. "
seller: Entravision Communications Corporation (EVC:$697.98)
Entravision Communications Corporation is a diversified Spanish-language media company utilizing a combination of television, radio and outdoor operations to reach approximately 75% of Hispanic consumers across the United States, as well as the border markets of Mexico.
price ($mm)
$90
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/31/2020 via Company Press Release

iHeartMedia, Inc., will acquire WUST 1120 AM

synopsis: iHeartMedia has entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement for WUST 1120 AM (The New World Radio Network), a unique online radio station located in the Washington DC area. They broadcast foreign language and English programming to the diverse ethnic and international communities in the National Capital Region, around the United States, and Worldwide.
buyer: iHeartMedia, Inc. (OTCPK:IHRT.Q:$3,038.76)
iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month – and with its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. "
target: WUST 1120 AM
WUST 1120 (The New World Radio Network) is a unique online radio station located in the Washington DC area. They broadcast foreign language and English programming to the diverse ethnic and international communities in the National Capital Region, around the United States, and Worldwide.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/27/2020 via GlobeNewswire

ION Media Networks, purchased KMCC-TV from Entravision Communications Corporation

synopsis: ION Media, the nation’s leading independent broadcast TV operator, announced the purchase of KMCC-TV in Las Vegas from Entravision Communications Corporation. KMCC-TV is an Azteca América-affiliated television station serving Las Vegas, Nevada, that is licensed to Laughlin and broadcasts primarily in Spanish.
buyer: ION Media Networks (ION:$228.90)
ION Media is an independent, privately held media company, and owner and operator of the nation’s largest broadcast station group. ION reaches viewers in 98 million U.S. households, or 85% of the population, through its 60 owned and operated stations and its affiliations. "
seller: Entravision Communications Corporation (EVC:$697.98)
KMCC-TV is an Azteca América-affiliated television station serving Las Vegas, that is licensed to Laughlin and broadcasts primarily in Spanish. Entravision is a diversified global media, data and advertising technology company that reaches and engages Latino consumers in the U.S. and other markets.
price ($mm)
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announced 7/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Relevant Radio, will purchase Seven Radio Stations from Salem Media Group

synopsis: Salem Media Group is selling seven radio stations to Relevant Radio (corporate name Immaculate Heart Media, Inc.). The stations include WKAT, WZAB, and WKAT in Miami, and WLCC, WWMI and WLCC in Tampa-St. Petersburg. The stations cover business news and Spanish Christian content.
buyer: Relevant Radio
Relevant Radio (corporate name Immaculate Heart Media, Inc.) is a radio network in the United States, mainly broadcasting talk radio and religious programming involving the Catholic Church. It is the largest Catholic radio network by owned station base. "
seller: Salem Media Group (SALM:$261.50)
The acquisition includes seven radio stations from Salem Media, four AMs and three FMs in two Florida markets. The stations include, WKAT, WZAB, and WKAT in Miami, and WLCC, WWMI and WLCC Tampa-St. Petersburg. The stations cover business news and Spanish Christian content.
price ($mm)
$0.90
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/2/2015 via Company Press Release

Raycom Media, Inc., acquired Drewry Communications Group

synopsis: Raycom Media purchased Drewry Communications, increasing Raycom's presence in Texas and Oklahoma. Drewry Communications owns the television stations KXXV in Waco, KFDA in Amarillo, KSWO in Lawton, OK and KWES in Midland-Odessa. The deal also includes Telemundo affiliates in each market and the Spanish-language radio stations KTXC-FM and KEYU-FM.
buyer: Raycom Media, Inc.
Raycom Media is one of the nation's largest privately owned broadcasters and owns and/or provides services for 63 television stations in 42 markets and 20 states. Raycom Media owns or provides services for stations covering over 14% of U.S. television households. "
target: Drewry Communications Group
Drewry Communications Group owns and operates television and radio broadcasting stations in Texas and Oklahoma. Their television stations include KXXV in Waco, KFDA in Amarillo, KSWO in Lawton, OK, and KWES in Midland-Odessa. They also own the Spanish-language radio stations KTXC-FM and KEYU-FM.
price ($mm)
$160
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/3/2014 via BNC Analysis

NBCUniversal, LLC., acquired KTLM-TV

synopsis: The NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations announced it has completed the acquisition of KTLM-TV, the Telemundo affiliate licensed to Rio Grande City, Texas, serving the Harlingen-Weslaco-Brownsville area. KTLM-TV is marketed as "Telemundo 40 McAllen".
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: NBCUniversal, LLC.
NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. "
target: KTLM-TV
KTLM is a Telemundo owned-and-operated television station in Rio Grande City, Texas, broadcasting locally on channel 40. The station serves the Rio Grande Valley and is marketed as "Telemundo 40 McAllen".
price ($mm)
$8.50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/16/2013 via BNC Analysis

L&L, will purchase 8 Radio Stations in San Antonio, TX from Border Media

synopsis: L&L Broadcasting, a Portland-based company, has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase eight radio stations from Border Media Business Trust. The radio stations being sold are KJXK, KLEY, KSAH-AM, KSAH-FM, KTFM, KTSA, KZDC, and KHHL. All the radio stations are located in and around the greater San Antonio, Texas area.
buyer: L&L
L&L Broadcasting owns and operates 30 radio stations in five markets located in Biloxi, MS; Bluefield, WV; Fargo, ND; Hilton Head Island, SC/Savannah, GA and Peoria, IL. "
seller: Border Media
The 8 Border Media Partners radio stations located in the greater San Antonio, Texas area are KJXK, KLEY, KSAH-AM, KSAH-FM, KTFM, KTSA, KZDC, and KHHL. Border Media Partners also operates radio stations in Waco, Austin, Laredo, and Rio Grande Valley.
price ($mm)
$31
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/5/2013 via PR Newswire

Media Vista Group, LLC, purchased 4 TV Stations in 3 Markets from SP Television, LLC

synopsis: Media Vista Group, LLC announced that it has completed the acquisition transaction for 4 television stations in 3 markets: KUKC 48 in Kansas City; WUMN 13 in Minneapolis; and, WLZE 51 and WUVF 2 in Ft Myers/Naples, FL, all Univision Station affiliates from SP Television, LLC.
buyer: Media Vista Group, LLC
Media Vista Group is the premier Hispanic media-company in Southwest Florida. "
seller: SP Television, LLC
The SP Television, LLC stations are WUVF-LP, Naples, Florida, WLZE-LD, Fort Myers, Florida, KUKC-LP, Kansas City, Missouri, and WUMN-LP, Minneapolis, Minnesota, each affiliated with Univision television network.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/1/2012 via BNC Analysis

MBM Texas Valley, LLC, will purchase Six Stations in Texas from Border Media Partners, LLC

synopsis: MBM Texas Valley has agreed to acquire six stations in Texas from Border Media Business Trust for $2.5 million. All of the stations serve McAllen-Brownsville.
buyer: MBM Texas Valley, LLC
MBM Texas Valley LLC is owned by Roberto Gonzalez. "
seller: Border Media Partners, LLC
The six Border Media stations in Texas serve McAllen-Brownsville. They are KBUC-FM (102.1/18kw)/Raymondville, KJAV-FM (104.9/6kw)/Alamo, KZSP-FM (95.3/2.9kw) and KESO-FM (93.7/38kw)/South Padre Island, KURV-AM (710/1kw)/Edinburg and KVJY-AM (840/5kw)/Pharr.
price ($mm)
$2.50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/24/2011 via PR Newswire

Gaytan Broadcasting LLC, will acquire Reunion Broadcasting LLC

synopsis: Gaytan Broadcasting LLC has entered into an agreement to purchase Reunion Broadcasting LLC and will begin operating Reunion's two Tulsa radio stations. Reunion Broadcasting LLC operates two radio stations, Adult Standards KRVT-AM and Talk KZLI-AM, in Tulsa, OK.
buyer: Gaytan Broadcasting LLC
Gaytan Broadcasting LLC has operated the Heritage Hispanic Radio Station in Tulsa, KXTD 1530AM, branded as "Que Buena," for 14 years. "
target: Reunion Broadcasting LLC
Reunion Broadcasting LLC operates two radio stations, Adult Standards KRVT-AM and Talk KZLI-AM, in Tulsa, OK.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/13/2010 via Market Wire

WENR Corporation, acquired NGenSolutions, LLC

synopsis: WENR Corporation is pleased to announce it has acquired Ngensolutions LLC of Reno, Nevada. Ngensolutions is a media company with interests in radio and television properties located in Reno, Nevada. Ngensolutions is the licensee owner-operator of KRRI-LP Channel 25 and KELM-LP Channel 43 TV stations.
buyer: WENR Corporation (WNRC:$2.50)
WENR is a holding company, which directly owns or owns marketing rights in various growth stage companies. WENR provides senior management assistance and secures working capital for marketing development. "
target: NGenSolutions, LLC
Ngensolutions is a media company with interests in radio and television properties in Reno, Nevada. Ngensolutions is the owner-operator of Channels 25 and Channels 43 LP TV stations. Channel 25 is the local affiliate of Azteca America; one of the top Hispanic networks in the United States.
price ($mm)
$0.08
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/2/2007 via BusinessWire

Prisa, acquired IberoAmerican Radio Chile

synopsis: Claxson, the multimedia company that provides and distributes branded entertainment content to Spanish and Portuguese audiences around the world, announced that on July 31, 2007, the company closed the sale of IberoAmerican Radio Chile to Grupo Latino de Radiodifusión, an affiliate of Prisa Group.
buyer: Prisa (BME:PRS:$1,320.53)
Grupo Prisa is Spain's largest media conglomerate, encompassing over 400 radio stations in Spain and Latin America, along with magazine and book publishing, rights management, television broadcasting/production and music recording interests. "
target parent: Claxson Interactive Group, Inc.
target: IberoAmerican Radio Chile
IberoAmerican Radio Chile is the owner of multiple radio stations, incuding Pudahuel FM, Rock & Pop, Corazón, FM Dos, Concierto, Futuro, FM Hit and Imagina.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 10/4/2007 via PR Newswire

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., purchased seven pay television networks from Claxson Interactive Group, Inc.

synopsis: Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, has received formal approval for the acquisition of seven pay television networks currently operating in the Latin American market.
buyer parent: Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, is a major producer of news and entertainment product around the world and a leading provider of programming to the basic cable industry. "
seller: Claxson Interactive Group, Inc.
Claxson Interactive Group, Inc. is a multimedia company that provides and distributes branded entertainment content to Spanish and Portuguese audiences around the world. The company has a portfolio of well-known branded entertainment options distributed on multiple platforms.
price ($mm)
$235
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/6/2006 via BusinessWire

1-800-Auto Tow Inc, merged with Home Shopping Latino, Inc

synopsis: Home Shopping Latino, Inc., dba Viva TeleCompras, announced its merger with a Delaware company, 1-800-Auto Tow Inc. Home Shopping Latino’s operations were mergered with and into 1-800-Auto Tow, 1-800-Auto Tow changed its name to “Home Shopping Latino, Inc.”, the shares of 1-800-Auto Tow were reverse split on a 100:1 basis.
buyer: 1-800-Auto Tow Inc
1-800-Auto Tow is a company listed on the pink sheets. "
target: Home Shopping Latino, Inc
Home Shopping Latino is an all Spanish Language Television Channel and Online Shopping Web site. Hoping to tap into the considerable spending power of the growing U.S. Hispanic population, a Delaware-based company plans to roll out a new shopping channel expressly for a Spanish-speaking audience.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Fisher Communications, Inc., purchased KPOU in La Grande, Oregon, and KPOU LP in Portland. Oregon from Equity Broadcasting Corporation

synopsis: Fisher Communications, Inc. has completed the purchase of two television stations from Equity Broadcasting Corporation for $19.3 million on November 1, 2006. The stations include KPOU in La Grande, Oregon, and KPOU LP in Portland, Oregon, which provide Hispanic programming to the Portland, Oregon, market through an affiliation with Univision.
buyer: Fisher Communications, Inc. (FSCI:$168.20)
Fisher Communications, Inc. is a Seattle-based communications and media company focused on creating, aggregating, and distributing information and entertainment to a broad range of audiences. "
seller: Equity Broadcasting Corporation
Equity Broadcasting is one of the fastest growing broadcast companies in the U.S. Since 1997, we've dramatically increased our broadcast holdings and vaulted into the enviable position of being one of the 10 largest broadcast companies in the country.
price ($mm)
$19
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/15/2006 via PR Newswire

McGraw-Hill Broadcasting Group, purchased KERO-TV in Bakersfield, CA. from CoCola Broadcasting Company

synopsis: Azteca America, the fastest growing Hispanic television network in the United States, said today it is pleased that its affiliate in Bakersfield, California, has been acquired by McGraw- Hill Broadcasting. It was previously owned by Cocola Broadcasting Companies.
buyer parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
buyer: McGraw-Hill Broadcasting Group
McGraw-Hill Broadcasting reaches approximately 8 million viewers through its network of four ABC affiliates in Denver (KMGH), Indianapolis (WRTV), San Diego (KGTV) and Bakersfield (KERO). "
seller: CoCola Broadcasting Company
Cocola Broadcasting Companies owns many low-powered Spanish and shopping stations in Fresno and Bakersfield and has now expanded its operation into Boise, Idaho.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/29/2007 via BusinessWire

A Consortium of 5 buyers acquired Univision Communications Inc.

synopsis: Univision Communications Inc. the leading Spanish-language media company in the U.S., announced the completion of its acquisition by Broadcasting Media Partners Inc., an investor group including Madison Dearborn Partners, Providence Equity Partners, TPG, Thomas H. Lee Partners, and Saban Capital Group, for $36.25 per share in cash.
buyer: Texas Pacific Group
buyer: Thomas H. Lee Co.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Saban Capital Group
buyer: Madison Dearborn Partners
Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. is one of the largest and oldest private equity investment firms in the United States and has raised and managed almost $20 billion of capital, making investments in over 100 businesses since its founding in 1974. "
target parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
target: Univision Communications Inc.
Univision Communications Inc. (“Univision”) is the leading Spanish-language media and entertainment company in the United States.
price ($mm)
$13,640
rev ($mm)
$1,969
EBITDA ($mm)
$679
EV / rev
6.9x
EV / EBITDA
20.1x
closed 4/2/2007 via PR Newswire

Equity Broadcasting Corporation merged with Coconut Palm Acquisition Corp.,

synopsis: Coconut Palm Acquisition Corp. announced the completion of its merger with Equity Broadcasting Corporation. The Company has changed its name to Equity Media Holdings Corporation and will seek listing of the Company's common stock, units and warrants for trading on the NASDAQ Global Market.
buyer: Coconut Palm Acquisition Corp. (EMDA:$0.00)
Equity Media Holdings Corporation is a growing broadcaster with multiple sources of revenue and value in its operations. Equity Media currently owns stations in 41 markets that cover more than 32% of the U.S. population. "
target: Equity Broadcasting Corporation
Equity Broadcasting is one of the fastest growing broadcast companies in the U.S. Since 1997, we've dramatically increased our broadcast holdings and vaulted into the enviable position of being one of the 10 largest broadcast companies in the country.
price ($mm)
$267
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/4/2004 via BusinessWire

Salem Communications Corporation, purchased WIND-AM, KOBT-FM, KHCK-AM, KOSL-FM from Univision Communications Inc.

synopsis: Salem Communications Corporation, the leading radio broadcaster focused on religious and family themes programming, announced today a radio station exchange with Univision Communications Inc., the leading Spanish-language media company.
buyer: Salem Communications Corporation (SALM:$261.50)
Salem Communications is a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and family-themed content and conservative values. "
seller: Univision Communications Inc.
Univision Communications Inc. (“Univision”) is the leading Spanish-language media and entertainment company in the United States.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 1/31/2006 via PR Newswire

Styles Media Group, purchased KDAY-FM and KDAI-FM from Spanish Broadcasting System

synopsis: Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc., announced today the completion of its sale of radio stations KDAY-FM and KDAI-FM in Southern California to Styles Media for $120 million.
buyer: Styles Media Group
Styles Media Group, LLC is a privately held company based in Panama City Beach, FL. Formed in 2003 through the merger of principals from Styles Broadcasting Company and US Broadcasting LP. "
seller: Spanish Broadcasting System (SBSA:$139.96)
Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. is the largest Hispanic-controlled radio broadcasting company in the United States. Spanish Broadcasting currently owns and/or operates 25 stations in eight of the top-ten U.S. Hispanic markets.
price ($mm)
$120
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/28/2019 via Company Press Release

PPF Group N.V., will acquire Central European Media Enterprises

synopsis: Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. (CME) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by an affiliate of the Netherlands-based investment fund PPF Group N.V. CME is a media and entertainment company operating leading businesses and broadcasting 30 television channels in five Central and Eastern European markets,
buyer: PPF Group N.V.
Netherlands-based PPF Group was founded as an investment fund. PPF Group invests in multiple market segments such as financial services, telecommunications, biotechnology, real estate and mechanical engineering. The reach of PPF Group spans from Europe to North America and across Asia. "
target: Central European Media Enterprises (CETV:$697.26)
Central European Media Enterprises (CME) is a media and entertainment company operating leading businesses in five Central and Eastern European markets. CME currently broadcasts 30 television channels in Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Romania, the Slovak Republic, and Slovenia.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,175 [$1,738]
rev ($mm)
$697
EBITDA ($mm)
$244
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
8.6x

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$2.17
EBIT ($mm)
$0.27
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
242
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Ticker: AIM:SAA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
M&C Saatchi plc
M&C Saatchi plc
M&C Saatchi plc is a global marketing services business working across a wide variety of industry sectors with a strategy focused on winning new business and starting new businesses.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$394.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$36.15
EBIT ($mm)
$25.99
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:2461
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
F@N Communications Inc.
F@N Communications is an internet marketing company based in Japan. They own and operate several of Japan's largest advertising networks. F@N is currently one of the leading advertising companies in Japan and offers a variety of solutions to help advertisers reach their target audience.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$339.12
EBITDA ($mm)
$54.35
EBIT ($mm)
$52.56
Net Income ($mm)
$36.14
Employees
341
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Ticker: EVC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Entravision Communications Corporation
Entravision Communications Corporation
Entravision is a diversified global media, data and advertising technology company that reaches and engages Latino consumers in the U.S. and other markets. Entravision's portfolio includes television and radio stations, digital media properties and advertising technology platforms.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$697.98
EBITDA ($mm)
$98.66
EBIT ($mm)
$77.06
Net Income ($mm)
$45.75
Employees
1001
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Ticker: SBSA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc.
Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc.
Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS) is the largest publicly traded Hispanic-controlled media and entertainment company in the United States. SBS owns 17 radio stations located in the top U.S. Hispanic markets of New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, San Francisco and Puerto Rico.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$139.96
EBITDA ($mm)
$38.88
EBIT ($mm)
$35.74
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
376
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Ticker: ENXTPA:VIV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vivendi SA
Vivendi SA
Vivendi is an integrated media and content group. The company operates businesses throughout the media value chain, from talent discovery to the creation, production and distribution of content.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$10,531.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,132.14
EBIT ($mm)
$644.74
Net Income ($mm)
$27,166.90
Employees
34300
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Ticker: SIRI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sirius XM Holdings Inc.
Sirius XM Holdings Inc.
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.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$8,040.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,368.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,862.00
Net Income ($mm)
$131.00
Employees
5726
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Ticker: TSE:4676
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fuji Media Holdings, Inc.
Fuji Media Holdings, Inc.
Fuji Media Holdings, Inc. is a certified broadcast holding company in Japan. Their broadcasting business produces terrestrial and satellite (BS and CS) television broadcasts, and radio broadcasts.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$5,960.07
EBITDA ($mm)
$364.28
EBIT ($mm)
$196.01
Net Income ($mm)
$127.64
Employees
7820
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Ticker: SBGI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sinclair Broadcast Group
Sinclair Broadcast Group
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides sales services to 162 television stations in 79 markets.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5,943.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,075.67
EBIT ($mm)
$1,377.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
11800
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Ticker: JSE:NPN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Naspers Ltd.
Naspers Ltd.
Founded in 1915, Naspers is a global internet and entertainment group and one of the largest technology investors in the world. Operating in more than 130 countries and markets with long-term growth potential, Naspers builds leading companies that empower people and enrich communities.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$5,934.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($938.00)
EBIT ($mm)
($1,098.00)
Net Income ($mm)
$5,304.00
Employees
28445
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Ticker: NXST
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nexstar Broadcasting
Nexstar Broadcasting
Nexstar Broadcasting 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.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$4,740.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,950.67
EBIT ($mm)
$1,507.67
Net Income ($mm)
$955.94
Employees
11749
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Ticker: MTG B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Modern Times Group MTG AB
Modern Times Group MTG AB
MTG (Modern Times Group MTG AB) is an international entertainment group. Their operations span six continents and include TV channels and platforms, online services, content production businesses and radio stations.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$4,712.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$49.78
EBIT ($mm)
$207.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
796
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Ticker: XTRA:PSM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG
ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG
ProSiebenSat.1 Group is one of the largest independent media corporations in Europe. With the stations SAT.1, ProSieben, kabel eins, sixx, SAT.1 Gold and ProSieben MAXX, they are number 1 in Germany both in the TV-advertising market and in the audience market.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$4,577.28
EBITDA ($mm)
$913.35
EBIT ($mm)
$632.32
Net Income ($mm)
$211.94
Employees
6477
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Ticker: GCI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gannett Co., Inc.
Gannett Co., Inc.
Gannett is a leading media and marketing company with unparalleled local-to-national reach, successfully connecting consumers, communities and businesses. They provide rich content through hundreds of outstanding affiliated digital, mobile and print products.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$3,208.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$478.88
EBIT ($mm)
$290.22
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
16300
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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: OTCPK:IHRT.Q
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iHeartMedia, Inc.
iHeartMedia, Inc.
iHeartMedia, Inc. is one of the leading global media and entertainment companies. The company specializes in radio, digital, outdoor, mobile, social, live events, on-demand entertainment and information services for local communities.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$3,038.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$442.84
EBIT ($mm)
$48.38
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
11400
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Ticker: TGNA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TEGNA Inc.
TEGNA Inc.
TEGNA Inc. is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of communities. With 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,991.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$929.99
EBIT ($mm)
$802.22
Net Income ($mm)
$476.95
Employees
6430
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Ticker: GHC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Graham Holdings Company
Graham Holdings Company
Graham Holdings Company is a diversified education and media company whose operations include educational services; television broadcasting; online, print and local TV news; home health and hospice care; and manufacturing.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,857.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$413.40
EBIT ($mm)
$302.95
Net Income ($mm)
$238.66
Employees
14297
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