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closed 11/16/2017 via PR Newswire

CBS Corporation, acquired Network Ten

synopsis: CBS Corporation has completed its acquisition of Network Ten, one of three major commercial broadcast networks in Australia. Network Ten has assets across free-to-air television, online and digital platforms. Network Ten includes four free-to-air television channels – TEN, TEN HD, ELEVEN and ONE and Network Ten's digital platform, TENPLAY.
buyer: CBS Corporation (CBS:$15,263.00)
CBS Corporation is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world's largest libraries of entertainment content. "
target: Network Ten (ASX:TEN:$542.43)
Network Ten is one of Australia’s leading entertainment and news content companies, with assets across free-to-air television, online and digital platforms. Network Ten includes four free-to-air television channels – TEN, TEN HD, ELEVEN and ONE and Network Ten's digital platform, TENPLAY.
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$523
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closed 11/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Loatsad Promomedia, acquired E-Motion Advertising Limited

synopsis: E-Motion Advertising, an out-of-home Media firm, has been acquired by Loatsad Promomedia, another out-of-home media company. E-Motion Advertising has rapidly built up competence in deploying innovative Out-of-Home infrastructure that stands out from mundane traditional media. Both companies are based in Nigeria.
buyer: Loatsad Promomedia
At Loatsad Promomedia, they strive to deliver exceptional advertising services to their clients. They have built an unprecedented inventory of specialized outdoor and digital products and services. They are based in Nigera. "
target: E-Motion Advertising Limited
Founded in October 2005 as an Out-of-Home Media firm, E-Motion Advertising has rapidly built up competence in deploying innovative Out-of-Home infrastructure that stands out from mundane traditional media. They are based in Nigeria.
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announced 10/23/2019 via Company Press Release

Areu Bros, Inc., will acquire THEA

synopsis: Areu Bros. Studios, the first major Latino owned and operated media studio in the United States, will acquire THEA, the first ever city-based over-the-top video streaming platform that showcases the story of Atlanta through the eyes of its creators, brands, and entrepreneurs.
buyer: Areu Bros, Inc.
Areu Bros. Studios is the first major Latino owned and operated media studio in the United States. ABS is a trailblazer, intersecting art and technology, ultimately merging a community of collaborators and tech forward developers all under one roof, for more focused and contained incubation. "
target parent: Metro Atlanta Chamber
target: THEA
THEA is the first ever city-based over-the-top video streaming platform. THEA showcases the story of Atlanta through the eyes of its creators, brands, and entrepreneurs. Via this platform, viewers can access exclusive short-form content that spans lifestyle and culture, business, and technology.
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closed 10/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Christian Television Corp., acquired KWHB TV

synopsis: Christian Television Network, a broadcasting company that is equipped to bring the gospel of Jesus Christ to every home in the world by satellite broadcasting, local on-air television stations, and many cable stations, acquired KWHB, a TV broadcaster in Tulsa, Oklahoma that offers the very best in family-friendly and inspirational programming.
buyer: Christian Television Corp.
Christian Television Network is equipped to bring the gospel of Jesus Christ to every home in the world by satellite broadcasting, local on-air television stations, and many cable stations. Their programs are representative of an interdenominational mix which features a variety of programming. "
target parent: Family Broadcasting Group, Inc.
target: KWHB TV
KWHB is a TV broadcaster in Tulsa, Oklahoma that offers the very best in family-friendly and inspirational programming. It is a religious-secular independent television station owned by is owned by the Family Broadcasting Corporation.
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$2.10
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announced 10/18/2019 via Reuters

Seven West Media Limited, will acquire Prime Media Group Limited

synopsis: Australian free-to-air television broadcaster Seven West Media is to buy smaller Prime Media Group, an Australian-based media corporation, owner of regional television network Prime7 in eastern Australia and GWN7 in regional Western Australia.
buyer: Seven West Media Limited (ASX:SWM:$1,066.05)
Seven West Media is one of Australia’s leading integrated media companies, with a market-leading presence in broadcast television, magazine and newspaper publishing and online. The company is the home of many of Australia’s best performing media businesses and the biggest content brands. "
target: Prime Media Group Limited (ASX:PRT:$131.53)
Prime Media Group Limited is an Australian-based media corporation, owner of regional television network Prime7 in eastern Australia and GWN7 in regional Western Australia.
price ($mm)[EV]
$43 [$50]
rev ($mm)
$130
EBITDA ($mm)
$22
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0.4x
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2.3x
announced 10/16/2019 via PR Newswire

Millennial Esports Corp., will acquire LetsGoRacing

synopsis: Millennial Esports Corp. will expand its global esports and motorsport content creation and distribution platform by taking a controlling stake in LetsGoRacing, a YouTube channel that focuses on motorsport and esports racing content.
buyer: Millennial Esports Corp. (TSXV:GAME:$6.08)
Millennial Esports Corp. focuses exclusively on two areas – esports racing and esports data provision. With publishing, IP, content, and data expertise in its portfolio, combined with a new board and management team, MEC is ready to lead the rush to profitability in the esports industry. "
target: LetsGoRacing
LetsGoRacing is a YouTube channel that focuses on motorsport and esports racing content. The channel has achieved more than 40 million views from fans across the globe who have watched an incredible 270 million minutes of content since 2013.
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$0.56*
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closed 10/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

TalentMedia, acquired Gamellon Sp. z o.o.

synopsis: TalentMedia, a Polish company that advises brands on how to create effective Online Video Campaigns, has acquired Gamellon, a YouTube Partner Network in Poland focused on supporting YouTube gaming creators. Gamellon helps content creators to connect with new audiences and increase their reach.
buyer parent: Mediacap SA
buyer: TalentMedia
TalentMedia is a Polish company that advises brands on how to create effective Online Video Campaigns. They help content creators all over the world make their first steps on Youtube. Talentmedia combines creativity, the art of storytelling and optimization for platforms which are always changing. "
target: Gamellon Sp. z o.o.
Gamellon is a YouTube Partner Network in Poland focused on supporting YouTube gaming creators. Gamellon helps content creators to connect with new audiences and increase their reach. Their partner network enables advertisers to showcase brands in an interesting and original manner.
price ($mm)
$0.76
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closed 10/9/2019 via PR Newswire

The Whistle Sports Network, acquired Vertical Networks

synopsis: Whistle, an entertainment and sports media company known for creating inspiring and engaging programming for young audiences, acquired Vertical Networks, a mobile-first content studio that produces premium editorial and video driven by real-time analytics.
buyer: The Whistle Sports Network
Whistle is an entertainment and sports media company that creates, curates and distributes highly engaging, brand safe original content. Whistle connects with young audiences across social platforms, digital streaming and linear cable networks through relatable programming. "
target: Vertical Networks
Vertical Networks is a mobile-first content studio, producing premium editorial and video driven by real-time analytics. Vertical formats marry data and creative to produce hyper-engaging content that reaches the coveted millennial and generation Z audiences.
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announced 9/25/2019 via Company Press Release

Cofina SGPS SA, will acquire Media Capital S.G.P.S.

synopsis: Cofina SGPS SA, a leading Portuguese media group, will acquire a 94.69% stake in Media Capital from PRISA, the world’s leading Spanish and Portuguese-language media group. Media Capital is a media and entertainment group in Portugal. Media Capital operates TVI and Media Capital Radio (MCR), a leading TV broadcaster and radio group in Portugal.
buyer: Cofina SGPS SA (ENXTLS:CFN:$95.71)
Cofina SGPS SA is a leading Portuguese media group. Cofina holds a portfolio of 5 newspapers, 4 magazines and a TV cable channel. Cofina aims to have a significant presence in all media areas in Portugal and other natural markets. "
target parent: Prisa
target: Media Capital S.G.P.S. (ENXTLS:MCP:$198.14)
Media Capital is the largest media and entertainment group in Portugal. Media Capital operates TVI, the leading TV broadcaster in Portugal. The group also operates Media Capital Radio (MCR), one of the most prestigious radio groups in Portugal.
price ($mm)
$266*
rev ($mm)
$200
EBITDA ($mm)
$35
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
7.9x
closed 9/23/2019 via PR Newswire

OUTFRONT Media Inc., purchased Chicago Outdoor Advertising Assets from Total Outdoor Corp

synopsis: OUTFRONT Media Inc., one of the largest outdoor media companies, has acquired Total Outdoor's out-of-home (OOH) Chicago assets consisting of 22 large-format static billboards and 16 digital displays. Total Outdoor is an independent OOH advertising company that provides its clients with high quality OOH advertising solutions in key markets.
buyer: OUTFRONT Media Inc. (OUT:$1,698.20)
OUTFRONT leverages the power of technology, location, and creativity to connect brands with consumers outside of their homes through one of the largest and most diverse sets of billboard, transit, and mobile assets in North America. "
seller: Total Outdoor Corp
Total Outdoor's Chicago out-of-home (OOH) assets include 22 large-format static billboards and 16 digital displays. Total Outdoor is an independent OOH advertising company that provides its clients with high quality OOH advertising solutions in key markets across the country.
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closed 9/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Source Creation International, acquired Winto Group (Holdings) Limited

synopsis: Source Creation International, an investment holding company in Hong Kong, has acquired a 74% stake in Winto Group (Holdings) Limited, a Hong Kong-based company engaged in outdoor advertising and print media. Winto Group offers various outdoor advertising services and publishes automobile and lifestyle magazines.
buyer: Source Creation International
Source Creation International is an investment holding company in Hong Kong. Source Creation International is directly owned by Lui Man Wah, a Chinese businessman that has over 10 years of experience in financial institutions. "
target: Winto Group (Holdings) Limited (SEHK:8238:$2.12)
Winto Group (Holdings) Limited is a Hong Kong-based company engaged in outdoor advertising and print media. Winto Group's outdoor advertising business offers billboard, outdoor LED display, and vehicle advertising services. Their print media business includes automobile and lifestyle magazines.
price ($mm)[EV]
$4.50 [$6.10]*
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/16/2019 via Company Press Release

Ocean Outdoor UK Limited, acquired Visual Art Sweden AB

synopsis: Premium digital out-of-home media owner Ocean Outdoor Limited has acquired Visual Art Media, an independent digital out-of-home media and tech group operating in three Nordic countries and Germany.
buyer: Ocean Outdoor UK Limited (LSE:OOUT:$0.00)
Ocean fills a unique position in the Outdoor advertising landscape, specialising only in large-format digital, iconic landmark and super-premium banner locations. Ocean creates inspirational canvases for inspirational advertising. "
target: Visual Art Sweden AB
Visual Art Media is an independent digital out-of-home media and tech group operating in three Nordic countries and Germany. Visual Art Media is Sweden’s largest pure-play digital out-of-home operator with more than 260 locations across a mix of retail, rail and airport and leisure destinations.
price ($mm)
$79
rev ($mm)
$32
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
14.3x
closed 9/10/2019 via BusinessWire

Anthem Sports & Entertainment, acquired AXS TV

synopsis: Anthem Sports & Entertainment has acquired a majority interest in HDNet LLC, parent of the widely distributed U.S. television networks AXS TV and HDNet Movies. AXS TV is a leading music, entertainment and lifestyle channel, including live concerts and sports events, originally founded as HDNET by Mark Cuban in 2001.
buyer: Anthem Sports & Entertainment
Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp. is a global media platform whose mission is to target the hard-to-reach male demographic by aggressively pursuing a consolidation of independent male-targeted TV channels and related digital media assets across platforms and geographies. "
target parent: The Anschutz Company
target: AXS TV
HDNet LLC is the parent of the widely distributed U.S. television networks AXS TV and HDNet Movies. AXS TV is a leading music, entertainment and lifestyle channel, including live concerts and sports events, originally founded as HDNET by Mark Cuban in 2001.
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closed 8/29/2019 via BusinessWire

Yankee Global Enterprises, acquired YES Network

synopsis: Yankee Global Enterprises, one of the world’s leading sports brands, has acquired the YES Network from The Walt Disney Company, an international entertainment and media enterprise. The YES Network is the most-watched regional sports network in America. The YES Network broadcasts professional sports, classic sports footage, college sports, and more.
buyer: Yankee Global Enterprises
Yankee Global Enterprises is one of the world’s leading sports brands. Yankee Global Enterprises owns the New York Yankees baseball team. The company was formed in 1999 and is controlled by the family of George Steinbrenner. "
target parent: The Walt Disney Company
target: YES Network
The YES Network is the most-watched regional sports network in America. The YES Network broadcasts professional sports, classic sports footage, college sports, and more. The network owns exclusive local TV rights for the New York Yankees, the Brooklyn Nets, New York City FC and New York Liberty.
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closed 8/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Sky Network Television Limited, acquired RugbyPass Limited

synopsis: Sky Television, the pre-eminent pay television broadcasting service in New Zealand, has acquired RugbyPass, a company headquartered in Singapore that is the premier online destination for global rugby fans, offering a live streaming rugby service.
buyer: Sky Network Television Limited (NZSE:SKT:$515.05)
SKY is the pre-eminent pay television broadcasting service in New Zealand. SKY’s principal business activity is the distribution of both local and foreign program content to its subscriber base, predominantly through a digital satellite network. "
target: RugbyPass Limited
Headquartered in Singapore, RugbyPass is the premier online destination for global rugby fans, offering a live streaming rugby service. They also offer a wide array of original video content, news, analysis, stats and a world-first rugby player and team rankings system, the RugbyPass Index.
price ($mm)
$42
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announced 7/24/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Bell Media, will acquire Noovo.ca

synopsis: Bell Media announced it has entered into an agreement with the shareholders of Groupe V Média to acquire conventional network V along with related digital assets including the ad-supported VOD service Noovo.ca. V is a Quebec general-interest television channel that is available on several platforms.
buyer parent: BCE, Inc.
buyer: Bell Media
Bell Media creates content and builds brands that entertain, inform, engage, and inspire audiences through the platforms of their choice. Bell Media is Canada’s leading content creation company with premier assets in television, radio, out-of-home advertising, and digital media. "
target parent: Groupe V Media Inc
target: Noovo.ca
Canada-based Noovo.ca is an ad-supported VOD (video on demand) service. Noovo.ca offers V, a Quebec general-interest television channel that is available on several platforms.
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closed 7/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Les Echos SA, myCANAL, acquired Mezzo SA

synopsis: Les Echos and myCANAL (Canal+) have announced the joint acquisition of Mezzo from Lagardère Group and France Télévisions. Paris-based Mezzo is a 21-year old broadcaster that runs two pay-TV channels, Mezzo and Mezzo Live HD, centred around classical music, jazz and dance.
buyer: Les Echos SA
buyer: myCANAL
Les Echos is the leading source of French economic and financial information. myCANAL (Canal+) is the leading provider of premium channels and thematic in France. "
target parent: Lagardère SCA
target: Mezzo SA
Paris-based Mezzo is a 21-year old broadcaster that runs two pay-TV channels, Mezzo and Mezzo Live HD, centred around classical music, jazz and dance.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 7/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

SPI International, acquired Film1 Group

synopsis: SPI International, a global media company operating 36 television channels on six continents, has acquired the Film1 premium movie channel brand in the Netherlands from Sony Pictures Television. Film1 is a Dutch premium television and video on demand service where people can watch anytime, anywhere for a fixed monthly subscription fee.
buyer: SPI International
SPI International is a global media company operating 36 television channels on six continents. SPI is one of the biggest aggregators of native Ultra HD content in the world. "
target parent: Sony Corporation
target: Film1 Group
Film1 is a Dutch premium television and video on demand service. Watch anytime, anywhere for a fixed monthly subscription fee.
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closed 7/16/2019 via BusinessWire

Lamar Advertising Co., acquired Ashby Street Outdoor Holdings LLC

synopsis: Ashby Street Outdoor Holdings, LLC, a leading operator of 1,908 outdoor advertising displays in Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Missouri, has been acquired by Lamar Advertising Company. Ashby Street is an innovator in digital media, operating 91 LED displays with fully automated content management and scheduling.
buyer: Lamar Advertising Co. (LAMR:$1,650.65)
Lamar Advertising Company is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies, with over 348,000 displays in the United States and Canada. Lamar offers advertisers a variety of billboard, interstate logo, transit, and airport advertising formats, helping both local businesses and national brands. "
target parent: Tinicum Capital Partners LP
target: Ashby Street Outdoor Holdings LLC
Ashby Street Outdoor is one of the largest independently owned outdoor advertising companies covering over 40 counties in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Kansas. Ashby Street Outdoor offers digital billboards and traditional bulletins in premium locations for businesses to reach potential customers
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closed 7/10/2019 via PR Newswire

New Tradition Media, purchased San Francisco Outdoor Advertising Assets from Total Outdoor Corp

synopsis: New Tradition Media, one of the fastest-growing out-of-home (OOH) media companies in the United States, has acquired Total Outdoor’s San Francisco OOH media assets. Total Outdoor is an independent OOH advertising company. Their San Francisco OOH media assets include digital and static, large format billboards and advertising signs in San Francisco.
buyer: New Tradition Media
New Tradition is one of the fastest-growing out-of-home media companies in the United States. With a focus on urban core environments, New Tradition provides advertising platforms for national brands and advertising agencies throughout the country. "
seller: Total Outdoor Corp
Total Outdoor’s San Francisco out of home (OOH) media assets include digital and static, large format billboards and advertising signs in San Francisco. Total Outdoor is an independent OOH advertising company. Total Outdoor offers large format out-of-home advertising in various US cities.
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closed 11/16/2017 via PR Newswire

CBS Corporation, acquired Network Ten

synopsis: CBS Corporation has completed its acquisition of Network Ten, one of three major commercial broadcast networks in Australia. Network Ten has assets across free-to-air television, online and digital platforms. Network Ten includes four free-to-air television channels – TEN, TEN HD, ELEVEN and ONE and Network Ten's digital platform, TENPLAY.
buyer: CBS Corporation (CBS:$15,263.00)
CBS Corporation is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world's largest libraries of entertainment content. "
target: Network Ten (ASX:TEN:$542.43)
Network Ten is one of Australia’s leading entertainment and news content companies, with assets across free-to-air television, online and digital platforms. Network Ten includes four free-to-air television channels – TEN, TEN HD, ELEVEN and ONE and Network Ten's digital platform, TENPLAY.
price ($mm)
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$523
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 2/22/2013 via BNC Analysis

Airport Partners Ltd, purchased EYE UK from Eye Corp

synopsis: Regional airport advertising specialist Airport Partners has purchased Eye UK from the Australian TV broadcaster, Ten Network Holdings Limited. The combination of the two companies will create a distinctly different and commanding player within the airport advertising world.
buyer: Airport Partners Ltd
Airport Partners specializes in providing a wide range of airport advertising solutions for all budgets, targeting consumers in high profile locations using inspiring adverts to maximise the effectiveness. The company is based in the United Kingdom. "
seller parent: Macquarie Group Limited
seller: Eye Corp
Eye Corp Pty Ltd., an out-of-home media company, provides multi-format advertising solutions. The company is involved in roadside billboards, internal and external airport signage, shopping mall media, higher education institution signage, and point-of-purchase merchandising signage.
price ($mm)
$5.04
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announced 7/20/2012 via BNC Analysis

oOh!media Group Ltd., will acquire Eye Corp

synopsis: oOh!media announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Ten Network Holdings Limited’s out-of-home business, EYE Corp Pty Ltd. The company is involved in roadside billboards, internal and external airport signage, shopping mall media, higher education institution signage, and point-of-purchase merchandising signage.
buyer: oOh!media Group Ltd. (ASX:OML:$281.00)
Established since 1980, oOh!media Group Ltd is an Australian outdoor advertising firm. With shopping centre, experiential, mobile and billboard advertising solutions, oOh! puts brands in the right place at the right time. "
target parent: Macquarie Group Limited
target: Eye Corp
Eye Corp Pty Ltd., an out-of-home media company, provides multi-format advertising solutions. The company is involved in roadside billboards, internal and external airport signage, shopping mall media, higher education institution signage, and point-of-purchase merchandising signage.
price ($mm)
$101
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closed 9/24/2009 via Company Press Release

Macquarie Capital, acquired Ten Network Holdings

synopsis: Canada's CanWest Global Communications Corp. announced that it has sold its 50.1% stake in Australian television broadcaster Ten Network Holdings Ltd. The sale ends months of speculation that embattled CanWest would dump its stake in Ten, which operates one of Australia's three commercial free-to-air television networks.
buyer parent: Macquarie Bank Limited ABN
buyer: Macquarie Capital
Macquarie Capital Advisors specializes in a range of corporate advisory services including mergers and acquisitions, capital raisings, restructurings, project finance, structured finance, privatizations and tailored strategic and financial advice. "
target parent: CanWest Global Communications
target: Ten Network Holdings (ASX:TEN:$542.43)
Ten Network Holdings Limited (Ten Holdings) is an ASX-listed media company with businesses in television and out-of-home advertising. Ten comprises the TEN and ONE neworks, and the Eye Group out-of-home advertising group.
price ($mm)[EV]
$697 [$1,161]*
rev ($mm)
$926
EBITDA ($mm)
$156
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
11.9x
announced 8/14/2019 via BusinessWire

Viacom Inc. will be merged with CBS Corporation,

synopsis: CBS Corp. and Viacom, two of the world’s leading entertainment companies, have entered into a definitive agreement to combine in an all-stock merger. The combined company, ViacomCBS Inc., will be a leading global, multiplatform, premium content company.
buyer: CBS Corporation (CBS:$15,263.00)
CBS Corporation is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world's largest libraries of entertainment content. "
target: Viacom Inc. (VIAB:$12,890.00)
Viacom creates entertainment experiences that drive conversation and culture around the world. Through television, film, digital media, live events, merchandise and solutions, their brands connect with diverse, young and young at heart audiences in more than 180 countries.
price ($mm)[EV]
$11,696 [$19,932]
rev ($mm)
$12,890
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,029
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
6.7x
closed 7/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

CBS Corporation, acquired PatMa Productions, LLC

synopsis: CBS has acquired an ownership stake in PatMa Productions, an independent producer that is led by Nina Tassler, and film and television producer Denise Di Novi and is devoted to amplifying diverse voices. CBS’ various media outlets will get a first look at new PatMa programming being developed for broadcast and premium markets.
buyer: CBS Corporation (CBS:$15,263.00)
CBS Corporation is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world's largest libraries of entertainment content. "
target: PatMa Productions, LLC
PatMa Productions is an indie film studio founded by former CBS Entertainment chairman Nina Tassler and veteran producer Denise De Novi. PatMa is developing “American Martyrs” a limited series for Showtime based on Joyce Carol Oates’ 2017 novel, “A Book of American Martyrs.”
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closed 3/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

CBS Corporation, acquired Pop TV

synopsis: CBS has reached an agreement with Lionsgate to buy out its 50 percent stake in cable TV network Pop. The network, which airs series like “Schitt’s Creek,” had previously been a 50-50 venture between the two companies.
buyer: CBS Corporation (CBS:$15,263.00)
CBS Corporation is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world's largest libraries of entertainment content. "
target parent: Lionsgate
target: Pop TV
Pop is a joint venture of CBS and Lionsgate. The partnership combines CBS’s programming, production and marketing assets with Lionsgate’s resources in motion pictures, television and digitally delivered content. Its a channel filled with optimism, passion, fun and excitement.
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closed 11/16/2017 via PR Newswire

CBS Corporation, acquired Network Ten

synopsis: CBS Corporation has completed its acquisition of Network Ten, one of three major commercial broadcast networks in Australia. Network Ten has assets across free-to-air television, online and digital platforms. Network Ten includes four free-to-air television channels – TEN, TEN HD, ELEVEN and ONE and Network Ten's digital platform, TENPLAY.
buyer: CBS Corporation (CBS:$15,263.00)
CBS Corporation is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world's largest libraries of entertainment content. "
target: Network Ten (ASX:TEN:$542.43)
Network Ten is one of Australia’s leading entertainment and news content companies, with assets across free-to-air television, online and digital platforms. Network Ten includes four free-to-air television channels – TEN, TEN HD, ELEVEN and ONE and Network Ten's digital platform, TENPLAY.
price ($mm)
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$523
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closed 11/17/2017 via BusinessWire

CBS Radio, Inc. merged with Entercom Communications Corporation,

synopsis: Entercom Communications Corp., the fourth-largest radio broadcasting company in the U.S., announced that it has completed its merger with CBS Radio Inc., creating a leading American media and entertainment company and one of the top two radio broadcasters in the country.
buyer: Entercom Communications Corporation (ETM:$1,479.55)
Entercom Communications Corp. is the fourth-largest radio broadcasting company in the U.S., reaching and engaging more than 40 million people a week through its 127 highly rated stations in 27 top markets across the country. "
target parent: CBS Corporation
target: CBS Radio, Inc.
CBS RADIO is one of the largest major-market broadcast media operators in the United States and the undisputed leader in news and sports radio. CBS RADIO produces original audio and video content, live events and exclusive programming distributed on-air, online and on mobile platforms.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,486 [$2,807]
rev ($mm)
$1,222
EBITDA ($mm)
$327
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
8.6x
announced 1/13/2017 via GlobeNewswire

247Sports, will acquire Scout Media Inc.

synopsis: Scout Media Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement with CBS 247 Inc. as the “stalking horse” bidder to acquire substantially all of the Company’s assets. Scout is a digital multi-channel, male-focused video network, providing authentic targeted content from its team of press credentialed journalists and sports experts.
buyer parent: CBS Corporation
buyer: 247Sports
247Sports is a digital media enterprise focused on delivering original sports and entertainment news on a team-by-team basis to sports fans across the world through a spectrum of platforms. It creates products designed for more engaging consumption of team-specific sports news. "
target parent: News Corporation
target: Scout Media Inc.
Scout is a digital multi-channel, male-focused video network, providing authentic targeted content from its team of 300+ press credentialed journalists and sports experts across the nation. Scout delivers on men's passion points: NFL, fantasy sports, college football and more.
price ($mm)
$9.50
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announced 11/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

Simon & Schuster, Inc., will acquire Adams Media

synopsis: Simon & Schuster will acquire Adams Media, a nonfiction-focused publisher based in Avon, Mass., from F+W Media. Adams Media publishes books on a broad range of non-fiction topics including business, careers, cooking, exam prep, health, history, hobbies, home improvement and much more.
buyer parent: CBS Corporation
buyer: Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Simon & Schuster, Inc. is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, providing consumers worldwide with a diverse range of quality books and multimedia products across a wide variety of genres and formats. "
target parent: Tinicum Capital Partners LP
target: Adams Media
Adams Media Corporation is one of the leading independent book publishers based in the United States, publishing approximately 200 new titles per year. Adams Media publishes books in a broad variety of non-fiction categories including careers, business, personal finance, self-help, and technology.
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closed 2/29/2016 via BNC Analysis

Principle Broadcasting, LLC, acquired KFWB 980 AM The Beast

synopsis: KFWB 980 AM The Beast will end operations as an all-sports station after the station’s asset trust sold the business to Universal Media Access KFWB-AM LLC, part of Mercury Capital Partners' Principle Broadcasting, LLC. KFWB is a CBS-affiliated all sports radio station, and it is the flagship station of the Los Angeles Clippers and the LA Galaxy.
buyer parent: Mercury Capital Partners
buyer: Principle Broadcasting, LLC
Principle Broadcasting, LLC is focused on acquiring AM and/or FM radio stations at low prices and converting them into an ethnic brokered time model. Principle leases time to various ethnic and religious groups. "
target parent: CBS Corporation
target: KFWB 980 AM The Beast
KFWB 980 AM The Beast is a Los Angeles all-sports radio station with a mix of original programming focusing on the L.A. sports scene. KFWB is the flagship station of the Los Angeles Clippers and the LA Galaxy.
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announced 10/2/2014 via New York Times

Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., will purchase 14 Radio Stations from CBS Radio, Inc.

synopsis: CBS Radio has announced that they have agreed to trade 14 of its radio stations to Beasley Broadcast Group. With around 130 radio stations across the country, CBS Radio will be trading six stations in Tampa, Fla.; seven in Charlotte, N.C.; and one in Philadelphia.
buyer: Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NasdaqGM:BBGI:$265.03)
Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. is a radio broadcasting company that owns and operates 42 stations (26 FM and 16 AM) located in ten large- and mid-size markets in the United States. "
seller parent: CBS Corporation
seller: CBS Radio, Inc.
CBS Radio, Inc. is one of the largest owners and operators of radio stations in the United States. CBS Radio owns around 130 radio stations across the country, including six stations in Tampa, Fla.; seven in Charlotte, N.C.; and one in Philadelphia (WIP-AM).
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announced 10/2/2014 via New York Times

CBS Radio, Inc., will purchase 5 Radio Stations from Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc.

synopsis: Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., a radio broadcasting company that owns and operates 42 stations in the United States, has agreed to trade 5 of its radio stations to CBS Radio. The five radio stations include 3 radio stations from Miami, Florida, WKIS-FM, WPOW-FM, and WQAM-AM, as well as 2 stations from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania WXTU, and WRDW.
buyer parent: CBS Corporation
buyer: CBS Radio, Inc.
CBS Radio, Inc. is one of the largest owners and operators of radio stations in the United States. CBS Radio owns around 130 radio stations across the country. It is currently part of CBS Corporation, which also owns the CBS radio and television networks, and jointly owns the CW Television Network. "
seller: Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NasdaqGM:BBGI:$265.03)
Beasley Broadcast Group owns and operates radio stations in the United States, including, WKIS-FM, the top 40 station WPOW-FM, and the sports station WQAM-AM, all three of which are based in Miami, Florida. They also own Philadelphia- based WXTU and WRDW.
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announced 7/21/2014 via BusinessWire

CBS Outdoor, will purchase Premium Outdoor Assets from Van Wagner Communications, Inc.

synopsis: CBS Outdoor Americas Inc. announced that it has executed a definitive agreement to acquire certain outdoor advertising businesses from Van Wagner Communications, LLC. CBSO will acquire approximately 1,100 large format billboard displays in 11 top U.S. markets.
buyer parent: CBS Corporation
buyer: CBS Outdoor (OUT:$1,698.20)
CBS Outdoor Americas Inc. is one of the largest lessors of advertising space on out-of-home advertising structures and sites across the U.S., Canada and Latin America. Their portfolio consists of billboard displays, which are predominantly located in densely populated major metropolitan areas. "
seller: Van Wagner Communications, Inc.
Van Wagner Communications creates innovative Out-of-Home branding and advertising opportunities for world-class companies and brands through its sports and entertainment and aerial advertising companies. The 1,100 large format billboard displays are located in the 11 top U.S. markets.
price ($mm)
$690
rev ($mm)
$206
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/17/2014 via BusinessWire

CBS Outdoor, will acquire Windsor Outdoor

synopsis: CBS Outdoor Americas Inc. announced that it has signed a purchase agreement with Windsor Outdoor to acquire in excess of 35 billboard structures with over 70 display faces in the City of Chicago, Illinois and the surrounding metropolitan area.
buyer parent: CBS Corporation
buyer: CBS Outdoor (OUT:$1,698.20)
CBS Outdoor Americas Inc. is one of the largest lessors of advertising space on out-of-home advertising structures and sites across the U.S., Canada and Latin America. Their portfolio consists of billboard displays, which are predominantly located in densely populated major metropolitan areas. "
target: Windsor Outdoor
Windsor Outdoor is the largest independently owned and operated billboard company in the Chicago area with over 120 faces. Most of their inventory is located on expressways in and around Chicago.
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announced 7/17/2013 via BNC Analysis

Platinum Equity, LLC, will acquire CBS Outdoor International

synopsis: An affiliate of Platinum Equity has made an irrevocable binding offer to acquire CBS Outdoor International. CBSO International is a leading outdoor media company and is among the largest out-of-home media and billboard businesses in Europe, providing custom media solutions to outdoor advertising agencies and direct clients in Europe and China.
buyer: Platinum Equity, LLC
Platinum Equity is a global M&A&O® firm specialized in mergers, acquisitions, and operations of companies that provide mission-critical products, services, and solutions in diverse industries. "
target parent: CBS Corporation
target: CBS Outdoor International
CBS Outdoor International is a leading outdoor media company and is among the largest out-of-home media and billboard businesses in Europe, providing custom media solutions to outdoor advertising agencies and direct clients in the UK, Ireland, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and China.
price ($mm)
$225
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closed 5/31/2013 via PR Newswire

CBS Interactive Inc., acquired TV Guide Digital

synopsis: CBS Corporation announced it has wholly acquired TV Guide Digital, which includes the popular TVGuide.com and TV Guide Mobile properties. Under the terms of the deal, CBS Corporation acquired the remaining 50 percent stake in TV Guide Digital shares from Lionsgate.
buyer parent: CBS Corporation
buyer: CBS Interactive Inc.
CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and entertainment. Its portfolio of leading brands, which include CNET, CBS.com, CBSNews.com,CBSSports.com, GameSpot, TV.com and Last.fm, span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and gaming. "
target parent: Lionsgate
target: TV Guide Digital
TV Guide Digital, created in 2006, includes the popular TVGuide.com and TV Guide Mobile applications. TVGuide.com attracts more than 16.5 million monthly unique visitors, and TV Guide Mobile apps have been downloaded more than 9 million times and attract more than 2.5 million average monthly users.
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announced 10/8/2012 via Reuters

CBS Radio, Inc., will acquire 101.9 New Rock

synopsis: CBS Radio, Inc. is planning to buy a New York City FM rock station to broaden the reach of its sports content. The broadcaster agreed to purchase Merlin Media's 101.9 New Rock for $75 million so it can simulcast Sports Radio 66 WFAN, which is currently only on AM radio.
buyer parent: CBS Corporation
buyer: CBS Radio, Inc.
CBS Radio, Inc. is one of the largest owners and operators of radio stations in the United States. CBS Radio owns around 130 radio stations across the country. It is currently part of CBS Corporation, which also owns the CBS radio and television networks, and jointly owns the CW Television Network. "
target parent: GTCR, LLC
target: 101.9 New Rock
WRXP (101.9 FM), known on-air as New Rock 101.9, is an alternative rock radio station located in New York City. WRXP is owned by Merlin Media LLC, and has studios located in New York's West Village neighborhood. WRXP's transmitter is located at the Empire State Building.
price ($mm)
$75
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closed 4/12/2012 via BNC Analysis

97.9 WRMF Radio, purchased 3 Palm Beach radio stations from CBS Radio, Inc.

synopsis: CBS Corp. agreed to sell three popular local radio stations, with rights to sell two more, to Palm Beach Broadcasting for $50 million. The five CBS stations are: "Country 107.9" WIRK; AC "Sunny 104.3" WEAT-FM; Urban AC "B106.3" WHFS; Rhythmic "X102.3" WMBX; And WPBZ.
buyer parent: WRMF-FM LLC
buyer: 97.9 WRMF Radio
Cobalt Operating, LLC, doing business as 97.9 WRMF Radio, operates a Hot Adult Contemporary radio channel. It also broadcasts community events, contests, e-requests, games, horoscopes, movie reviews and trailers, music news, new on DVD, top stories, traffic updates, and more. "
seller parent: CBS Corporation
seller: CBS Radio, Inc.
CBS Radio is one of the largest major-market operators in the United States with stations covering news, alternative rock, country, FM talk, classic rock, oldies, JACK and urban formats, among others.
price ($mm)
$43
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closed 3/15/2012 via BNC Analysis

CBS Interactive Inc., purchased Giant Bomb & Comic Vine from Whiskey Media, LLC

synopsis: CBS Interactive acquired Giant Bomb, a gaming site, and Comic Vine, a comic book database, from Whiskey Media, LLC.
buyer parent: CBS Corporation
buyer: CBS Interactive Inc.
CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and entertainment. The company delivers highly engaging editorial programming that combines original, independent and user-generated content. "
seller: Whiskey Media, LLC
Whiskey Media develops topical websites that are equal parts editorial and community. To date, they have built sites about video games, comic books, anime and politics.
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closed 1/9/2012 via BusinessWire

NetMediaEurope S.A., purchased German Arm from CBS Interactive Inc.

synopsis: NetMediaEurope, the leading pure-play B2B online IT publishing house in Europe, has acquired the well known websites ZDNet.de, silicon.de and CNET.de, from CBS Interactive, the premier online content network for information and entertainment.
buyer: NetMediaEurope S.A.
NetMediaEurope publishes a portfolio of websites aimed towards IT professionals and end-users. With its more than 40 sites across Europe, NetMediaEurope is the leading European B2B sales house to target this audience and market segment. "
seller parent: CBS Corporation
seller: CBS Interactive Inc.
CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and entertainment. The company delivers highly engaging editorial programming that combines original, independent and user-generated content.
price ($mm)
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$5
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0.0x
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announced 12/12/2011 via PR Newswire

CBS Television Stations Group, will acquire WLNY-TV

synopsis: CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corporation, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase independent New York television station WLNY-TV. WLNY-TV is widely distributed by cable, satellite and other subscription television service providers in the New York-New Jersey-Connecticut tri-state area.
buyer parent: CBS Corporation
buyer: CBS Television Stations Group
CBS Television Stations Group owns and operates television stations. It has operations in various fields of media and entertainment, including broadcast television, cable television, local television, television production and syndication, radio, advertising on out-of-home media, music, etc. "
target: WLNY-TV
WLNY-TV is an independent New York television station. WLNY-TV is widely distributed by cable, satellite and other subscription television service providers in the New York-New Jersey-Connecticut tri-state area.
price ($mm)
$55
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
14.5x
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closed 3/4/2011 via Reuters

CBS Interactive Inc., acquired Clicker Media Inc.

synopsis: CBS Corp has acquired Clicker Media Inc, a service that creates a guide for TV shows broadcast over the Web, and named the start-up's top executive as the new head of CBS Interactive, the digital division that includes CNET.com, TV.com, CBS.com, CBSSports.com, CBSNews.com and Gamespot.com.
buyer parent: CBS Corporation
buyer: CBS Interactive Inc.
CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and entertainment. The company delivers highly engaging editorial programming that combines original, independent and user-generated content. "
target: Clicker Media Inc.
Clicker Media Inc. is a service that creates a guide for TV shows broadcast over the Web. Clicker catalogs all broadcast programming online, along with TV-quality Web originals, and delivers them in one seamless, organized experience.
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closed 11/16/2017 via PR Newswire

CBS Corporation, acquired Network Ten

synopsis: CBS Corporation has completed its acquisition of Network Ten, one of three major commercial broadcast networks in Australia. Network Ten has assets across free-to-air television, online and digital platforms. Network Ten includes four free-to-air television channels – TEN, TEN HD, ELEVEN and ONE and Network Ten's digital platform, TENPLAY.
buyer: CBS Corporation (CBS:$15,263.00)
CBS Corporation is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world's largest libraries of entertainment content. "
target: Network Ten (ASX:TEN:$542.43)
Network Ten is one of Australia’s leading entertainment and news content companies, with assets across free-to-air television, online and digital platforms. Network Ten includes four free-to-air television channels – TEN, TEN HD, ELEVEN and ONE and Network Ten's digital platform, TENPLAY.
price ($mm)
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$523
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announced 8/7/2019 via Company Press Release

Rakuten Inc., will acquire KonMari Media Inc.

synopsis: Rakuten will invest in KonMari Media to become a majority shareholder. KonMari Media, Inc. (KMI) was founded by Marie Kondo, tidying expert and bestselling author, in 2016. With a goal of helping more people to tidy their spaces by choosing joy, KMI has business verticals across entertainment and a certified KonMari Consultant program.
buyer: Rakuten Inc. (TSE:4755:$11,169.44)
Rakuten, Inc. is a global leader in internet services that empower individuals, communities, businesses and society. Founded in Tokyo in 1997 as an online marketplace, Rakuten has expanded to offer services in e-commerce, fintech, digital content and communications around the world. "
target: KonMari Media Inc.
KonMari Media, Inc. (KMI) was founded by Marie Kondo, tidying expert and bestselling author, in 2016. With a goal of helping more people to tidy their spaces by choosing joy, KMI has business verticals across entertainment and a certified KonMari Consultant program.
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closed 9/19/2019 via BusinessWire

Nexstar Media Group, acquired Tribune Media Company

synopsis: Nexstar Media Group, a leading diversified media company, has completed the acquisition of all outstanding shares of Tribune Media, a company that is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming.
buyer: Nexstar Media Group (NXST:$2,737.26)
Nexstar Media Group is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers & advertisers through its traditional media, digital & mobile media platforms. They own, operate, program or provide sales and other services to 170 television stations. "
target: Tribune Media Company (TRCO:$1,920.00)
Tribune Media Company is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 local TV stations, WGN America, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications & websites.
price ($mm)[EV]
$4,152 [$6,188]
rev ($mm)
$1,920
EBITDA ($mm)
$720
EV / rev
3.2x
EV / EBITDA
8.6x
closed 8/20/2018 via BusinessWire

FiscalNote Inc., acquired CQ Roll Call

synopsis: FiscalNote, a technology innovator at the intersection of global business and government that provides advanced, data-driven Issues Management solutions, announced it has acquired CQ Roll Call from The Economist Group. CQ Roll Call provides essential intelligence and grassroots advocacy resources to take action.
buyer: FiscalNote Inc.
FiscalNote Inc. provides a cloud-based government risk management platform for managing government impact and public issues. They analyze and manage government risk, opportunity, and influence at the local, state, federal, and international levels. "
target parent: The Economist Group Limited
target: CQ Roll Call
CQ Roll Call provides essential intelligence and grassroots advocacy resources to take action. As the premier source of news and coverage of elections and the politics of legislation, CQ is on the pulse of the legislative process and give their clients what they need to maximize their influence.
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cancelled 8/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Sinclair Broadcast Group, cancelled an acquisition of Tribune Media Company

synopsis: Tribune said in a statement that it has terminated its merger agreement with Sinclair. Tribune owns or operates 42 television stations in 33 markets, cable network WGN America, and digital multicast network Antenna TV.
buyer: Sinclair Broadcast Group (SBGI:$3,055.08)
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides sales services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all the major networks. "
target: Tribune Media Company (TRCO:$1,920.00)
Tribune Media Company is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 local TV stations, WGN America, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications & websites.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,860 [$6,554]
rev ($mm)
$1,919
EBITDA ($mm)
$563
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
11.7x
closed 2/24/2016 via BNC Analysis

Sparebankstiftelsen DNB, acquired Amedia AS

synopsis: Sparebankstiftelsen DNB, a foundation that gives financial contributions to a wide range of charitable causes, acquired Amedia, a media company in Norway and Russia. Amedia's activities include newspapers, printing, television, and electronic media operations.
buyer: Sparebankstiftelsen DNB
Sparebankstiftelsen DNB is a Norwegian foundation. The foundation gives financial contributions to a wide range of charitable causes. In addition to giving direct financial contributions, the Savings Bank Foundation invests in causes that benefit the general public. "
target: Amedia AS
Amedia AS operates as a media company in Norway and Russia. The company collects, facilitates, produces, and distributes information. Its activities include newspapers, printing, television (TV), and electronic media operations.
price ($mm)
$46
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$474
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closed 6/23/2015 via PR Newswire

Verizon Communications, acquired AOL Inc.

synopsis: Verizon Communications Inc., a global leader in delivering broadband and other wireless communications, has acquired AOL Inc. AOL is at the center of disruption of how content is being produced, distributed, consumed and monetized by connecting publishers with advertisers on its global, programmatic content and advertising platforms.
buyer: Verizon Communications (VZ:$131,087.00)
Verizon Communications Inc., headquartered in New York, is a global leader in delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business, government and wholesale customers. "
target: AOL Inc. (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL is a media technology company that simplifies the Internet for consumers and creators by unleashing the world's best builders of culture and code. AOL operates at scale, connecting tens of thousands of publishers with advertisers on its global and programmatic, content and advertising platforms.
price ($mm)[EV]
$4,135 [$4,126]
rev ($mm)
$2,569
EBITDA ($mm)
$433
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA
9.9x
closed 11/18/2013 via Market Wire

Acceleritas Corp., acquired Hollywall Entertainment, Inc.

synopsis: Acceleritas Corp., a development stage company that provides security services, announces the acquisition of all of the assets and business of Hollywall Entertainment Inc., and plans to change its name to Hollywall Entertainment, Inc. Hollywall Entertainment is a multifaceted media and entertainment company.
buyer: Acceleritas Corp. (OTCPK:HWAL:$0.00)
Acceleritas Corp., a development stage company, provides security services to general public, corporate world, and government agencies primarily in the United States. The company was formerly known as National Intelligence Association, Inc. and changed its name to Acceleritas Corp. in March 2013. "
target: Hollywall Entertainment, Inc.
Hollywall Entertainment, Inc. is a multifaceted media and entertainment company focused on ownership and content acquisition of music, film, television, home video, and computer game software libraries.
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announced 6/21/2013 via Company Press Release

VETEK, will acquire Ukrainian Media Holding

synopsis: VETEK and Ukrainian Media Holding ("UMH") signed a sales agreement for Vetek to acquire 98% of UMH. UMH operates as a multimedia company in the Ukraine and Russia.
buyer: VETEK
The main activity of VETEK Group is focused on investments into the oil and gas industry of Ukraine, including modernization and restoration of the refining sector competitiveness. "
target: Ukrainian Media Holding
Ukrainian Media Holding ("UMH") is a dynamic multimedia company in Eastern Europe that controls over 50 media brands. In Ukraine UMH is leader on markets of Internet, radio and press, in Russia UMH is the most dynamic publishing company among top-10 market players.
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closed 1/31/2013 via Company Press Release

Global Eagle, acquired Advanced Inflight Alliance AG

synopsis: Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. announced that it has completed its previously announced merger with Advanced Inflight Alliance AG (AIA). The company provides various inflight entertainment services, including audio, video, engineering, multimedia, and video games for passenger airlines through the IFE Alliance platform.
buyer: Global Eagle (ENT:$406.30)
Global Eagle Acquisition Corp. is a special purpose acquisition company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination involving Global Eagle Acquisition Corp. and one or more businesses. "
target parent: PAR Capital Management
target: Advanced Inflight Alliance AG
Advanced Inflight Alliance AG provides various inflight entertainment services, including audio, video, engineering, multimedia, and video games for passenger airlines through the IFE Alliance platform.
price ($mm)[EV]
$142 [$132]*
rev ($mm)
$169
EBITDA ($mm)
$22
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
7.2x
closed 2/14/2012 via PR Newswire

Shanda Interactive Entertainment Limited, acquired Shanda Interactive Entertainment Limited

synopsis: Shanda Interactive Entertainment, a leading interactive entertainment media company in China, has completed its merger with Premium Lead Company Limited and New Era Investment Holding Ltd.
buyer: Shanda Interactive Entertainment Limited (SNDA:$5,572.25)
Shanda Interactive Entertainment Limited is a leading interactive entertainment media company in China. Shanda offers a portfolio of diversified entertainment content including some of the most popular massively multi-player and casual online games in China. "
target: Shanda Interactive Entertainment Limited (SNDA:$5,572.25)
Shanda Interactive Entertainment Limited is a leading interactive entertainment media company in China. Shanda offers a portfolio of diversified entertainment content including some of the most popular massively multi-player and casual online games in China.
price ($mm)
$697*
rev ($mm)
$1,041
EBITDA ($mm)
$199
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
11.6x
cancelled 5/9/2011 via Market Watch

The Gores Group, LLC, cancelled an acquisition of CKx, Inc.

synopsis: CKX, Inc. has cancelled the agreement to be acquired by The Gores Group and has entered into a definitive merger agreement to be acquired by an affiliate of Apollo Global Management, a leading global alternative asset manager.
buyer: The Gores Group, LLC
The Gores Group LLC is a private equity firm focused on acquiring controlling interests in mature and growing businesses which can benefit from the firm's operating experience and flexible capital base. "
target: CKx, Inc.
CKx, Inc. is engaged in the ownership, development and commercial utilization of entertainment content. The company has focused on acquiring globally recognized entertainment content and related assets, such as the rights to the name, image and likeness of Elvis Presley and Muhammad Ali.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$274
EBITDA ($mm)
$60
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0.0x
announced 2/21/2011 via Reuters

West Australian Newspapers Limited, will acquire Seven Media Group

synopsis: Australian newspaper group West Australian Newspaper Holdings has agreed to buy Seven Media Group in a deal forged by tycoon Kerry Stokes that will create the country's biggest media company. Seven Media Group owns interests in Australia’s largest commercial television network and the second largest publisher of magazines in Australia.
buyer: West Australian Newspapers Limited
West Australian Newspapers Holdings Limited is the ultimate holding company of the West Australian Newspapers Group, the leading media group in Western Australia. The flagship of the Group is The West Australian daily newspaper, which is published Monday to Saturday. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Seven Media Group
Seven is one of Australia’s largest media holding companies. Seven owns interests in Australia’s largest commercial television network, the second largest publisher of magazines in Australia, and is creating a presence in online and new communications technologies.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,043 [$4,145]
rev ($mm)
$1,453
EBITDA ($mm)
$361
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
11.5x
closed 12/22/2010 via PR Newswire

Jesta Group, acquired Fox Mobile Group

synopsis: Jesta Group has announced the acquisition of Fox Mobile Group from News Corporation. FMG is a global leader in mobile content distribution, production and services. FMG includes such well-known consumer brands as Jamba, Jamster, Mobizzo and iLove, as well as Bitbop, a mobile video service and entertainment platform.
buyer: Jesta Group
Jesta Group is a diversified company with a long history as a leading investor in all classes of global real estate and hospitality as well as in other important sectors of the economy, notably in the fields of manufacturing, technology and aviation. "
target parent: News Corporation
target: Fox Mobile Group
Fox Mobile Group is a global leader in mobile content distribution, production and services. FMG includes such well-known consumer brands as Jamba, Jamster, Mobizzo and iLove, as well as Bitbop, a mobile video service and entertainment platform.
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closed 10/5/2010 via PR Newswire

Cellfish Media, LLC, acquired Airborne Mobile, Inc.

synopsis: Cellfish Media LLC, a mobile-internet publisher and mobile-marketing solution provider, had acquired Airborne Mobile, a leading mobile-application publisher. The newly formed Airborne Studios combines Cellfish Media's original-content publishing activities with Airborne Mobile's distribution of globally iconic brands.
buyer parent: Lagardère SCA
buyer: Cellfish Media, LLC
Cellfish Media provides publishers with mobile-marketing solutions to monetize their traffic and advertisers with a powerful and targeted tool to reach prospects and clients. Cellfish is a major player in Mobile-Internet publishing, with more than 14 million unique clients worldwide. "
target parent: CYBIRD Co., Ltd.
target: Airborne Mobile, Inc.
For over a decade, Airborne Mobile has blazed a distinctive trail, helping to pioneer, build and establish the burgeoning mobile media space by conceiving, creating and distributing best-of-breed mobile programs.
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closed 8/17/2010 via PR Newswire

Ku6 Media Co., Ltd., purchased Online Audio Business from Shanda Interactive Entertainment Limited

synopsis: Ku6 Media Co., Ltd. (formerly named Hurray! Holding Co., Ltd.) ("Ku6"), a leader in online video portal operations in China, and Shanda Interactive Entertainment Limited ("Shanda"), a leading interactive entertainment media company in China, announced that Ku6 and Shanda have completed the asset transactions entered into on June 1, 2010.
buyer: Ku6 Media Co., Ltd. (KUTV:$10.91)
Hurray! Holding Co., Ltd. is a leader in artist development, music production, concerts and other music events and offline distribution, and distributon of music and music-related products such as ringtones, in China. "
seller: Shanda Interactive Entertainment Limited (SNDA:$5,572.25)
Shanda Interactive Entertainment Limited is a leading interactive entertainment media company in China. Shanda offers a portfolio of diversified entertainment content including some of the most popular massively multi-player and casual online games in China.
price ($mm)
$18
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closed 9/10/2007 via

CVC Asia Pacific, acquired PBL Media

synopsis: Publishing & Broadcasting Ltd. said on Friday it had agreed to sell a further 25 percent stake in its 50:50 media joint venture to CVC for A$515 million ($426 million). CVC will have 75 percent control of key Australian media assets, including Australia's largest TV network and a stable of magazines, under the deal.
buyer parent: CVC Capital Partners
buyer: CVC Asia Pacific
CVC Asia Pacific is an investment and advisory company formed in 1999 to focus on buy-out opportunities in the Asia Pacific Region. CVC Asia Pacific currently advises on private equity funds totaling US$2.725 billion and has established a leading position in the Asia Pacific buy-out market. "
target parent: Consolidated Media Holdings Limited
target: PBL Media (ASX:NEC:$1,316.46)
PBL Media brings together the Nine Network, the number one television network in Australia; ACP, the leading magazine company, with more than 100 titles; and, the 50% joint venture with Microsoft ninemsn, the country’s number one online venture, into one integrated company.
price ($mm)
$507*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/20/2007 via Company Press Release

Sam Zell, acquired Tribune Company

synopsis: Tribune Company has completed its going-private transaction by merging with an acquisition subsidiary of the Tribune Employee Stock Ownership Plan. Effective immediately, Sam Zell, who financed the transaction, assumes the roles of chairman of the board and chief executive officer.
buyer: Sam Zell
Sam Zell is an American billionaire real-estate entrepreneur from Chicago. With an estimated net worth of US$4.5 billion, he is ranked as the 52nd richest American by Forbes Magazine. "
target: Tribune Company (TRCO:$1,920.00)
TRIBUNE is one of the country’s top media companies, operating businesses in publishing, interactive and broadcasting. It reaches more than 80 percent of U.S. households and is the only media organization with newspapers, television stations and websites in the nation’s top three markets.
price ($mm)
$12,941
rev ($mm)
$5,463
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,376
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
9.4x
announced 11/20/2006 via Market Watch

Seven Media Group, will acquire Seven Network Ltd.

synopsis: Seven Network Ltd. has agreed to form a $4 billion joint venture with New York-based private equity group Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Sydney-based Seven said KKR will invest around A$735 million for a 50% stake in the venture, known as Seven Media Group.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Seven Media Group
Seven Media Group is an investment vehicle created by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. for the purpose of purchasing the media assets of Seven Network Ltd of Australia. "
target: Seven Network Ltd.
Seven is recognised as one of Australia’s leading media companies. We are Australia’s largest commercial television network. We publish two of the three most widely-read magazines in Australia.
price ($mm)
$603*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/7/2007 via

CVC Asia Pacific, acquired PBL Media

synopsis: Funds advised by CVC Capital Partners and CVC Asia Pacific Ltd have agreed with Publishing and Broadcasting Limited to the establishment of Australia’s largest diversified media group, PBL Media.
buyer parent: CVC Capital Partners
buyer: CVC Asia Pacific
CVC Asia Pacific is an investment and advisory company formed in 1999 to focus on buy-out opportunities in the Asia Pacific Region. CVC Asia Pacific currently advises on private equity funds totaling US$2.725 billion and has established a leading position in the Asia Pacific buy-out market. "
target parent: Consolidated Media Holdings
target: PBL Media (ASX:NEC:$1,316.46)
PBL Media brings together the Nine Network, the number one television network in Australia; ACP, the leading magazine company, with more than 100 titles; and, the 50% joint venture with Microsoft ninemsn, the country’s number one online venture, into one integrated company.
price ($mm)
$4,223*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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Schibsted Media Group
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Prisa
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EBITDA ($mm)
$57.68
EBIT ($mm)
$21.91
Net Income ($mm)
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Highlight Communications AG
Highlight Communications AG
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2017
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EBITDA ($mm)
$22.95
EBIT ($mm)
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Employees
977
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Vocento, S.A.
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2017
rev ($mm)
$515.75
EBITDA ($mm)
$48.48
EBIT ($mm)
$36.71
Net Income ($mm)
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2743
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Agora SA
Agora SA
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2017
rev ($mm)
$336.55
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.58
EBIT ($mm)
$1.77
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3004
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