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closed 7/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Rede Snack, acquired Amazing Pixel

synopsis: Snack, the Brazilian multi-channel social video network by advertisers Vitor Knijnik and Nelson Botega, announces the purchase of Amazing Pixel, another multi-channel social video network managed by one of its founders, the publicist Guga Mafra.
buyer: Rede Snack
Snack is a known as a 2.0 multi-channel video network, as it creates, produces, develops and markets its own channels for online distribution. Snack is a multi platform network (MPN) producing premium original content. Snack has 12 original channels with more than 140 million views. "
target: Amazing Pixel
Amazing Pixel is a multi-channel network-branded content and video production studio dubbed one of the largest integrated creation, production, and advertising organizations in Brazil. They help brands to develop and tell their stories on the internet.
price ($mm)
$3.10
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closed 3/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

B&Partners.CO, acquired Rede Snack

synopsis: B&Partners.CO, a Brazilian marketing services network, has acquired Snack, a 2.0 multi-channel video network that creates, produces, develops and markets its own channels for online distribution. Snack is a multi platform network (MPN) producing premium original content. Snack has 12 original channels with more than 140 million views.
buyer: B&Partners.CO
B&Partners.CO, a marketing services network, brings together experts in a collective of communication, consulting & adtech companies with Brand Experience products, services, interactive, retail, consulting, data analytics, first party data, programmatic, UX / UI, influencers and branded content. "
target: Rede Snack
Snack is known as a 2.0 multi-channel video network, as it creates, produces, develops and markets its own channels for online distribution. Snack is a multi platform network (MPN) producing premium original content. Snack has 12 original channels with more than 140 million views.
price ($mm)
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announced 7/8/2015 via BNC Analysis

ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG, will acquire Collective Digital Studio, LLC

synopsis: German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 is buying a controlling interest in multichannel network Collective Digital Studio. CDS is a multi-platform entertainment company that develops, produces and distributes original entertainment programming.
buyer: ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG (XTRA:PSM:$4,577.28)
The ProSiebenSat.1 Group is one of the largest independent media corporations in Europe. They are also Germany's leading video marketer on the internet. They operate maxdome, the biggest German video-on-demand portal, and provide their customers with the multi channel network Studio71. "
target: Collective Digital Studio, LLC
Collective Digital Studio (CDS) is a multi-platform entertainment company that develops, produces and distributes original entertainment programming. CDS manages one of the leading YouTube multichannel networks with over 1,000 channels delivering more than a billion views a month.
price ($mm)
$83*
rev ($mm)
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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)
$0.76
rev ($mm)
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announced 3/24/2014 via BusinessWire

The Walt Disney Company, will acquire Maker Studios

synopsis: The Walt Disney Company, a leading diversified international entertainment and media enterprise, has agreed to acquire Maker Studios, the leading network of online video content on YouTube.
buyer: The Walt Disney Company (DIS:$63,591.00)
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with four business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment and consumer products. "
target: Maker Studios
Maker Studios is a next-generation media and technology company and the world’s largest provider of online video content for Millennials. Maker Studios has more than 5.5 billion monthly video views and 380 million subscribers, targeting the coveted Millennial audience.
price ($mm)
$500
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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 7/17/2019 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 8/7/2018 via BusinessWire

WarnerMedia, acquired Otter Media

synopsis: AT&T has acquired The Chernin Group’s controlling interest in Otter Media, the joint venture between the two companies. Otter Media, a leading subscription, advertising and content company, comprises wholly-owned subsidiaries Ellation, Crunchyroll and VRV, Fullscreen, and Rooster Teeth. Otter Media will be a part of AT&T’s WarnerMedia unit.
buyer parent: AT&T
buyer: WarnerMedia (NYSE:TWX:$31,532.00)
WarnerMedia is comprised of HBO, Turner and Warner Bros. Together, these business units are leaders in the industry in creating premium content, operate one of the world’s largest TV and film studios and own a vast library of entertainment. WarnerMedia is one of four distinct business units of AT&T."
target parent: The Chernin Group
target: Otter Media
Otter Media, a leading subscription, advertising and content company, comprises wholly-owned subsidiaries Ellation, an online subscription video service provider, with offerings under the Crunchyroll and VRV brands, as well as a full-service digital media company, Fullscreen, and Rooster Teeth.
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closed 5/18/2016 via BNC Analysis

ITV plc, acquired Cirkus TV

synopsis: U.K. broadcaster ITV has taken a majority stake in Nordic on-demand channel Cirkus. Cirkus is a subscription on-demand service that offers the best of British television to platforms in the Nordic region.
buyer: ITV plc (LSE:ITV:$3,759.74)
ITV is an integrated producer broadcaster, operating the largest commercial family of channels in the UK. In addition to traditional broadcasting on their channels, they deliver their content on demand through numerous platforms, both directly and via ITV Player. "
target: Cirkus TV
Cirkus is a subscription on-demand service that offers the best of British television to platforms in the Nordic region. Now available in Sweden, Norway and Finland on Com Hem, Boxer and TeliaSonera (Sweden); GET (Norway) and TeliaSonera(Finland).
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announced 11/19/2015 via BusinessWire

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp., will acquire CONtv

synopsis: Cinedigm Corp., a leading independent content distributor, announced they entered an agreement to take ownership of 85% of CONtv, a new digital entertainment network devoted exclusively to the fanspace.
buyer: Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (CIDM:$32.45)
Cinedigm is a leading independent content distributor in the United States, with direct relationships with thousands of physical retail storefronts and digital platforms, including Wal-Mart, Target, iTunes, Netflix, and Amazon, as well as the national Video on Demand platform on cable television. "
target: CONtv
CONtv is a new digital entertainment network devoted exclusively to the fanspace that provides audiences access to thousands of hours of content showcasing an original slate of programming, as well as an eclectic catalog of over 1,200 must-watch titles.
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closed 3/20/2019 via Company Press Release

TalentMedia, acquired LifeTube

synopsis: TalentMedia, a Polish company that advises brands on how to create effective Online Video Campaigns, acquired LifeTube, a Polish specialized influencer marketing and YouTube content network.
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: LifeTube
LifeTube is a Polish specialized influencer marketing and YouTube content network. It currently has 500 video creators with a total of over 85 million subscribers. LifeTube manages top influencers - YouTube stars - and creates channels for brands, enabling them to build their own audience.
price ($mm)
$2.44*
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closed 11/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

Prodigee Media Sdn. Bhd., acquired METUB Network

synopsis: Prodigee Media Sdn. Bhd. (WebTVAsia), one of Asia’s fastest growing digital media entertainment companies, announced that as part of the company’s regional expansion, they have acquired a major stake in METUB Network, Vietnam. METUB Network is a talent network that supports YouTube creators to produce, monetize and promote their online videos.
buyer: Prodigee Media Sdn. Bhd.
Prodigee Media’s digital media brand WebTVAsia was founded in late 2013 as a YouTube Certified Multi-Channel Network (MCN) to produce, manage, market and monetize the most wanted Asian video content. "
target: METUB Network
Based in Vietnam, METUB Network is a talent network that supports YouTube creators to produce, monetize and promote their online videos. Brands also are able to collaborate with YouTube creator to produce native branded videos.
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closed 8/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

Warner Music Group, acquired IMGN Media

synopsis: Warner Music Group has announced it is acquiring IMGN Media, a company best known for creating shareable social media content including memes and short videos. IMGN runs 10 channels across platforms like Instagram, Snapchat and TikTok. These channels include Daquan, which has over 6.5m followers on TikTok and over 15m on Instagram.
buyer parent: Access Industries
buyer: Warner Music Group
Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry, including Asylum, Big Beat, Canvasback, Erato, FFRR, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Reprise, Sire, Warner Bros., among others, as well as Warner/Chappell Music, one of the world's leading music publishers. "
target: IMGN Media
IMGN is a tech-media company specialized in producing and programming social content for Gen Z audiences. IMGN owns & operates a portfolio of 14 distinct media brands with an overall reach of +40 million followers. Featured brands: Daquan, TryHard, So Satisfying & more.
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closed 7/30/2020 via Yahoo, Inc.

Moonbug, acquired Cocomelon

synopsis: Cocomelon, the YouTube children’s animated nursery rhymes and songs channel that is one of the platform’s most-viewed channel with over 3.3 billion average monthly views, has been acquired by Moonbug Entertainment.
buyer: Moonbug
Moonbug is a global entertainment company providing fun and safe content for children. Moonbug develops and distributes age-appropriate content that encourages healthy values such as compassion, empathy and resilience, while teaching children fundamental life skills. "
target: Cocomelon
Cocomelon is a YouTube children’s animated nursery rhymes and songs channel that is one of the platform’s most-viewed channel with over 3.3 billion average monthly views
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closed 8/17/2015 via BNC Analysis

Endemol UK Plc, acquired Simon's Cat Ltd.

synopsis: Endemol Shine UK, one of Britain's largest independent production companies, has acquired a controlling stake in animation company Simon’s Cat. The company is behind the digital comedy series “Simon’s Cat,” which has had more than 650 million views and has 3.5 million subscribers on YouTube.
buyer parent: Endemol B.V.
buyer: Endemol UK Plc
Endemol UK is one of Britain's largest independent production companies and is behind some of TV's biggest hits. Endemol UK incorporates a group of leading production companies: Remarkable Television, Initial, Zeppotron, Tiger Aspect, Tigress and Darlow Smithson (DSP). "
target: Simon's Cat Ltd.
Simon’s Cat is an animated series featuring the mischievous and often hilarious antics of a fat white cat and his long suffering owner – Simon. The series was created in 2007 and became an overnight phenomenon when Simon’s first film Cat Man Do went viral on YouTube.
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closed 7/20/2015 via Company Press Release

Modern Times Group MTG AB, acquired Zoomin.TV

synopsis: Modern Times Group, an international entertainment group, has acquired 51% of Zoomin.TV, the online video entertainment network, content production and advertising sales house. Zoomin is the 5th largest multi-channel network (MCN) in the world, attracting more than 2 billion monthly video views and 100 million subscribers worldwide on YouTube.
buyer: Modern Times Group MTG AB (MTG B:$476.09)
MTG (Modern Times Group MTG AB) is an international entertainment group. Their operations span six continents and include TV channels and platforms, online services, content production businesses and radio stations. "
target: Zoomin.TV
Zoomin.TV is Europe's No. 1 online news video producer and online and mobile video advertising network operator, currently active in 26 markets worldwide and expanding.
price ($mm)
$98*
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closed 1/12/2015 via GlobeNewswire

CTC Media, Inc., acquired CarambaTV

synopsis: CTC Media Inc., a leading Russian independent media company, announced that it has completed its acquisition of a majority stake in CarambaTV, a producer of digital and transmedia content. CarambaTV content generates over 75 million views per month, including 20 million views of online content.
buyer: CTC Media, Inc. (CTCM:$788.84)
CTC Media is the leading Russian independent media company. The group manages four television channels in Russia (CTC, Domashny, Peretz and CTC Love) as well as Channel 31 in Kazakhstan and a TV company in Moldova with combined audience over 150 million viewers. "
target: CarambaTV
CarambaTV is a producer of digital and transmedia content based in Russia. CarambaTV content generates over 75 million views per month, including 20 million views of online content.
price ($mm)
$2.35*
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EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 4/17/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Alloy Digital Network, will acquire Digital Broadcasting Group, Inc.

synopsis: Alloy Digital, LLC announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Digital Broadcasting Group ("DBG"), one of the foremost distributors, creators, and producers of premium content and video advertising across digital media platforms. The acquisition of DBG will strengthen Alloy Digital's vertically integrated capabilities.
buyer parent: ZelnickMedia Corp.
buyer: Alloy Digital Network
Recognized as a first mover, Alloy Digital is a next-generation media company creating, producing and delivering award-winning original content with unmatched reach to the influential 12-34 demographic. "
target: Digital Broadcasting Group, Inc.
DBG is a content production and distribution company, driving viewership and tune-in of original video programming and client-created TV spots across multiple digital points.
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closed 11/5/2012 via BNC Analysis

Telegraaf Media Groep N.V., acquired Zoomin.TV

synopsis: TMG has acquired a 70% stake in online video producer and sales office Zoom.in Nederland BV. The combination provides Zoomin.TV access to the broad reach of the TMG network and also opportunities for cooperation with the editorial organization of TMG. Moreover both parties join hands in the advertising exploitation of the videos.
buyer: Telegraaf Media Groep N.V. (ENXTAM:TMG:$490.06)
Telegraaf Media Groep is a leading Dutch media company that publishes the daily newspaper De Telegraaf along with popular free daily Sp!ts and a portfolio of regional free door-to-door papers. The company also publishes several general interest magazines. "
target: Zoomin.TV
Zoomin.TV is an independent producer of internet television and operator of video advertising on all new media. Zoomin.TV publishes daily over 400 video clips with the latest domestic, foreign, sports, entertainment, economic and lifestyle news.
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closed 9/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Gameloft, acquired The Other Guys

synopsis: Games developer and publisher Gameloft has acquired Journeys creator The Other Guys. Founded in 2020, The Other Guys specializes in interactive storytelling, as it has not only created its Journeys platform – which features 23 series – but it also developed the interactive series app, Linda Brown.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: Gameloft (ENXTPA:GFT:$268.27)
Gameloft is a French video game publisher based in Paris, founded in December 1999 by Ubisoft co-founder Michel Guillemot. The company operates 19 development studios worldwide, and publishes games with a special focus on the mobile games market. "
target: The Other Guys
Founded in 2020, The Other Guys specializes in interactive storytelling, as it has not only created its Journeys platform – which features 23 series – but it also developed the interactive series app, Linda Brown.
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closed 7/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Rede Snack, acquired Amazing Pixel

synopsis: Snack, the Brazilian multi-channel social video network by advertisers Vitor Knijnik and Nelson Botega, announces the purchase of Amazing Pixel, another multi-channel social video network managed by one of its founders, the publicist Guga Mafra.
buyer: Rede Snack
Snack is a known as a 2.0 multi-channel video network, as it creates, produces, develops and markets its own channels for online distribution. Snack is a multi platform network (MPN) producing premium original content. Snack has 12 original channels with more than 140 million views. "
target: Amazing Pixel
Amazing Pixel is a multi-channel network-branded content and video production studio dubbed one of the largest integrated creation, production, and advertising organizations in Brazil. They help brands to develop and tell their stories on the internet.
price ($mm)
$3.10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

B&Partners.CO, acquired Rede Snack

synopsis: B&Partners.CO, a Brazilian marketing services network, has acquired Snack, a 2.0 multi-channel video network that creates, produces, develops and markets its own channels for online distribution. Snack is a multi platform network (MPN) producing premium original content. Snack has 12 original channels with more than 140 million views.
buyer: B&Partners.CO
B&Partners.CO, a marketing services network, brings together experts in a collective of communication, consulting & adtech companies with Brand Experience products, services, interactive, retail, consulting, data analytics, first party data, programmatic, UX / UI, influencers and branded content. "
target: Rede Snack
Snack is known as a 2.0 multi-channel video network, as it creates, produces, develops and markets its own channels for online distribution. Snack is a multi platform network (MPN) producing premium original content. Snack has 12 original channels with more than 140 million views.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Rede Snack, acquired Amazing Pixel

synopsis: Snack, the Brazilian multi-channel social video network by advertisers Vitor Knijnik and Nelson Botega, announces the purchase of Amazing Pixel, another multi-channel social video network managed by one of its founders, the publicist Guga Mafra.
buyer: Rede Snack
Snack is a known as a 2.0 multi-channel video network, as it creates, produces, develops and markets its own channels for online distribution. Snack is a multi platform network (MPN) producing premium original content. Snack has 12 original channels with more than 140 million views. "
target: Amazing Pixel
Amazing Pixel is a multi-channel network-branded content and video production studio dubbed one of the largest integrated creation, production, and advertising organizations in Brazil. They help brands to develop and tell their stories on the internet.
price ($mm)
$3.10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Rede Snack, acquired Amazing Pixel

synopsis: Snack, the Brazilian multi-channel social video network by advertisers Vitor Knijnik and Nelson Botega, announces the purchase of Amazing Pixel, another multi-channel social video network managed by one of its founders, the publicist Guga Mafra.
buyer: Rede Snack
Snack is a known as a 2.0 multi-channel video network, as it creates, produces, develops and markets its own channels for online distribution. Snack is a multi platform network (MPN) producing premium original content. Snack has 12 original channels with more than 140 million views. "
target: Amazing Pixel
Amazing Pixel is a multi-channel network-branded content and video production studio dubbed one of the largest integrated creation, production, and advertising organizations in Brazil. They help brands to develop and tell their stories on the internet.
price ($mm)
$3.10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

B&Partners.CO, acquired Rede Snack

synopsis: B&Partners.CO, a Brazilian marketing services network, has acquired Snack, a 2.0 multi-channel video network that creates, produces, develops and markets its own channels for online distribution. Snack is a multi platform network (MPN) producing premium original content. Snack has 12 original channels with more than 140 million views.
buyer: B&Partners.CO
B&Partners.CO, a marketing services network, brings together experts in a collective of communication, consulting & adtech companies with Brand Experience products, services, interactive, retail, consulting, data analytics, first party data, programmatic, UX / UI, influencers and branded content. "
target: Rede Snack
Snack is known as a 2.0 multi-channel video network, as it creates, produces, develops and markets its own channels for online distribution. Snack is a multi platform network (MPN) producing premium original content. Snack has 12 original channels with more than 140 million views.
price ($mm)
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announced 7/8/2015 via BNC Analysis

ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG, will acquire Collective Digital Studio, LLC

synopsis: German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 is buying a controlling interest in multichannel network Collective Digital Studio. CDS is a multi-platform entertainment company that develops, produces and distributes original entertainment programming.
buyer: ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG (XTRA:PSM:$4,577.28)
The ProSiebenSat.1 Group is one of the largest independent media corporations in Europe. They are also Germany's leading video marketer on the internet. They operate maxdome, the biggest German video-on-demand portal, and provide their customers with the multi channel network Studio71. "
target: Collective Digital Studio, LLC
Collective Digital Studio (CDS) is a multi-platform entertainment company that develops, produces and distributes original entertainment programming. CDS manages one of the leading YouTube multichannel networks with over 1,000 channels delivering more than a billion views a month.
price ($mm)
$83*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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)
$0.76
rev ($mm)
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announced 3/24/2014 via BusinessWire

The Walt Disney Company, will acquire Maker Studios

synopsis: The Walt Disney Company, a leading diversified international entertainment and media enterprise, has agreed to acquire Maker Studios, the leading network of online video content on YouTube.
buyer: The Walt Disney Company (DIS:$63,591.00)
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with four business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment and consumer products. "
target: Maker Studios
Maker Studios is a next-generation media and technology company and the world’s largest provider of online video content for Millennials. Maker Studios has more than 5.5 billion monthly video views and 380 million subscribers, targeting the coveted Millennial audience.
price ($mm)
$500
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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 7/17/2019 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 8/7/2018 via BusinessWire

WarnerMedia, acquired Otter Media

synopsis: AT&T has acquired The Chernin Group’s controlling interest in Otter Media, the joint venture between the two companies. Otter Media, a leading subscription, advertising and content company, comprises wholly-owned subsidiaries Ellation, Crunchyroll and VRV, Fullscreen, and Rooster Teeth. Otter Media will be a part of AT&T’s WarnerMedia unit.
buyer parent: AT&T
buyer: WarnerMedia (NYSE:TWX:$31,532.00)
WarnerMedia is comprised of HBO, Turner and Warner Bros. Together, these business units are leaders in the industry in creating premium content, operate one of the world’s largest TV and film studios and own a vast library of entertainment. WarnerMedia is one of four distinct business units of AT&T."
target parent: The Chernin Group
target: Otter Media
Otter Media, a leading subscription, advertising and content company, comprises wholly-owned subsidiaries Ellation, an online subscription video service provider, with offerings under the Crunchyroll and VRV brands, as well as a full-service digital media company, Fullscreen, and Rooster Teeth.
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closed 5/18/2016 via BNC Analysis

ITV plc, acquired Cirkus TV

synopsis: U.K. broadcaster ITV has taken a majority stake in Nordic on-demand channel Cirkus. Cirkus is a subscription on-demand service that offers the best of British television to platforms in the Nordic region.
buyer: ITV plc (LSE:ITV:$3,759.74)
ITV is an integrated producer broadcaster, operating the largest commercial family of channels in the UK. In addition to traditional broadcasting on their channels, they deliver their content on demand through numerous platforms, both directly and via ITV Player. "
target: Cirkus TV
Cirkus is a subscription on-demand service that offers the best of British television to platforms in the Nordic region. Now available in Sweden, Norway and Finland on Com Hem, Boxer and TeliaSonera (Sweden); GET (Norway) and TeliaSonera(Finland).
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announced 11/19/2015 via BusinessWire

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp., will acquire CONtv

synopsis: Cinedigm Corp., a leading independent content distributor, announced they entered an agreement to take ownership of 85% of CONtv, a new digital entertainment network devoted exclusively to the fanspace.
buyer: Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (CIDM:$32.45)
Cinedigm is a leading independent content distributor in the United States, with direct relationships with thousands of physical retail storefronts and digital platforms, including Wal-Mart, Target, iTunes, Netflix, and Amazon, as well as the national Video on Demand platform on cable television. "
target: CONtv
CONtv is a new digital entertainment network devoted exclusively to the fanspace that provides audiences access to thousands of hours of content showcasing an original slate of programming, as well as an eclectic catalog of over 1,200 must-watch titles.
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closed 3/20/2019 via Company Press Release

TalentMedia, acquired LifeTube

synopsis: TalentMedia, a Polish company that advises brands on how to create effective Online Video Campaigns, acquired LifeTube, a Polish specialized influencer marketing and YouTube content network.
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: LifeTube
LifeTube is a Polish specialized influencer marketing and YouTube content network. It currently has 500 video creators with a total of over 85 million subscribers. LifeTube manages top influencers - YouTube stars - and creates channels for brands, enabling them to build their own audience.
price ($mm)
$2.44*
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closed 11/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

Prodigee Media Sdn. Bhd., acquired METUB Network

synopsis: Prodigee Media Sdn. Bhd. (WebTVAsia), one of Asia’s fastest growing digital media entertainment companies, announced that as part of the company’s regional expansion, they have acquired a major stake in METUB Network, Vietnam. METUB Network is a talent network that supports YouTube creators to produce, monetize and promote their online videos.
buyer: Prodigee Media Sdn. Bhd.
Prodigee Media’s digital media brand WebTVAsia was founded in late 2013 as a YouTube Certified Multi-Channel Network (MCN) to produce, manage, market and monetize the most wanted Asian video content. "
target: METUB Network
Based in Vietnam, METUB Network is a talent network that supports YouTube creators to produce, monetize and promote their online videos. Brands also are able to collaborate with YouTube creator to produce native branded videos.
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closed 8/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

Warner Music Group, acquired IMGN Media

synopsis: Warner Music Group has announced it is acquiring IMGN Media, a company best known for creating shareable social media content including memes and short videos. IMGN runs 10 channels across platforms like Instagram, Snapchat and TikTok. These channels include Daquan, which has over 6.5m followers on TikTok and over 15m on Instagram.
buyer parent: Access Industries
buyer: Warner Music Group
Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry, including Asylum, Big Beat, Canvasback, Erato, FFRR, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Reprise, Sire, Warner Bros., among others, as well as Warner/Chappell Music, one of the world's leading music publishers. "
target: IMGN Media
IMGN is a tech-media company specialized in producing and programming social content for Gen Z audiences. IMGN owns & operates a portfolio of 14 distinct media brands with an overall reach of +40 million followers. Featured brands: Daquan, TryHard, So Satisfying & more.
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closed 7/30/2020 via Yahoo, Inc.

Moonbug, acquired Cocomelon

synopsis: Cocomelon, the YouTube children’s animated nursery rhymes and songs channel that is one of the platform’s most-viewed channel with over 3.3 billion average monthly views, has been acquired by Moonbug Entertainment.
buyer: Moonbug
Moonbug is a global entertainment company providing fun and safe content for children. Moonbug develops and distributes age-appropriate content that encourages healthy values such as compassion, empathy and resilience, while teaching children fundamental life skills. "
target: Cocomelon
Cocomelon is a YouTube children’s animated nursery rhymes and songs channel that is one of the platform’s most-viewed channel with over 3.3 billion average monthly views
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closed 8/17/2015 via BNC Analysis

Endemol UK Plc, acquired Simon's Cat Ltd.

synopsis: Endemol Shine UK, one of Britain's largest independent production companies, has acquired a controlling stake in animation company Simon’s Cat. The company is behind the digital comedy series “Simon’s Cat,” which has had more than 650 million views and has 3.5 million subscribers on YouTube.
buyer parent: Endemol B.V.
buyer: Endemol UK Plc
Endemol UK is one of Britain's largest independent production companies and is behind some of TV's biggest hits. Endemol UK incorporates a group of leading production companies: Remarkable Television, Initial, Zeppotron, Tiger Aspect, Tigress and Darlow Smithson (DSP). "
target: Simon's Cat Ltd.
Simon’s Cat is an animated series featuring the mischievous and often hilarious antics of a fat white cat and his long suffering owner – Simon. The series was created in 2007 and became an overnight phenomenon when Simon’s first film Cat Man Do went viral on YouTube.
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closed 7/20/2015 via Company Press Release

Modern Times Group MTG AB, acquired Zoomin.TV

synopsis: Modern Times Group, an international entertainment group, has acquired 51% of Zoomin.TV, the online video entertainment network, content production and advertising sales house. Zoomin is the 5th largest multi-channel network (MCN) in the world, attracting more than 2 billion monthly video views and 100 million subscribers worldwide on YouTube.
buyer: Modern Times Group MTG AB (MTG B:$476.09)
MTG (Modern Times Group MTG AB) is an international entertainment group. Their operations span six continents and include TV channels and platforms, online services, content production businesses and radio stations. "
target: Zoomin.TV
Zoomin.TV is Europe's No. 1 online news video producer and online and mobile video advertising network operator, currently active in 26 markets worldwide and expanding.
price ($mm)
$98*
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closed 1/12/2015 via GlobeNewswire

CTC Media, Inc., acquired CarambaTV

synopsis: CTC Media Inc., a leading Russian independent media company, announced that it has completed its acquisition of a majority stake in CarambaTV, a producer of digital and transmedia content. CarambaTV content generates over 75 million views per month, including 20 million views of online content.
buyer: CTC Media, Inc. (CTCM:$788.84)
CTC Media is the leading Russian independent media company. The group manages four television channels in Russia (CTC, Domashny, Peretz and CTC Love) as well as Channel 31 in Kazakhstan and a TV company in Moldova with combined audience over 150 million viewers. "
target: CarambaTV
CarambaTV is a producer of digital and transmedia content based in Russia. CarambaTV content generates over 75 million views per month, including 20 million views of online content.
price ($mm)
$2.35*
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announced 4/17/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Alloy Digital Network, will acquire Digital Broadcasting Group, Inc.

synopsis: Alloy Digital, LLC announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Digital Broadcasting Group ("DBG"), one of the foremost distributors, creators, and producers of premium content and video advertising across digital media platforms. The acquisition of DBG will strengthen Alloy Digital's vertically integrated capabilities.
buyer parent: ZelnickMedia Corp.
buyer: Alloy Digital Network
Recognized as a first mover, Alloy Digital is a next-generation media company creating, producing and delivering award-winning original content with unmatched reach to the influential 12-34 demographic. "
target: Digital Broadcasting Group, Inc.
DBG is a content production and distribution company, driving viewership and tune-in of original video programming and client-created TV spots across multiple digital points.
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closed 11/5/2012 via BNC Analysis

Telegraaf Media Groep N.V., acquired Zoomin.TV

synopsis: TMG has acquired a 70% stake in online video producer and sales office Zoom.in Nederland BV. The combination provides Zoomin.TV access to the broad reach of the TMG network and also opportunities for cooperation with the editorial organization of TMG. Moreover both parties join hands in the advertising exploitation of the videos.
buyer: Telegraaf Media Groep N.V. (ENXTAM:TMG:$490.06)
Telegraaf Media Groep is a leading Dutch media company that publishes the daily newspaper De Telegraaf along with popular free daily Sp!ts and a portfolio of regional free door-to-door papers. The company also publishes several general interest magazines. "
target: Zoomin.TV
Zoomin.TV is an independent producer of internet television and operator of video advertising on all new media. Zoomin.TV publishes daily over 400 video clips with the latest domestic, foreign, sports, entertainment, economic and lifestyle news.
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closed 9/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Gameloft, acquired The Other Guys

synopsis: Games developer and publisher Gameloft has acquired Journeys creator The Other Guys. Founded in 2020, The Other Guys specializes in interactive storytelling, as it has not only created its Journeys platform – which features 23 series – but it also developed the interactive series app, Linda Brown.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: Gameloft (ENXTPA:GFT:$268.27)
Gameloft is a French video game publisher based in Paris, founded in December 1999 by Ubisoft co-founder Michel Guillemot. The company operates 19 development studios worldwide, and publishes games with a special focus on the mobile games market. "
target: The Other Guys
Founded in 2020, The Other Guys specializes in interactive storytelling, as it has not only created its Journeys platform – which features 23 series – but it also developed the interactive series app, Linda Brown.
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