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closed 3/1/2019 via BusinessWire

media press Group, acquired Plurimedia

synopsis: Media Press Group has acquired Plurimedia from Hachette Filipacchi Presse, a subsidiary of Lagardère Active. A leader in France, Plurimedia is a provider of TV metadata and editorial services, specialized in TV, cinema, lifestyle and entertainment.
buyer: media press Group
Media Press is the biggest European TV metadata and technological solutions supplier for TV operators, VOD services, broadcasters and magazine publishers. "
target parent: Lagardère SCA
target: Plurimedia
A leader in France, Plurimedia is a provider of TV metadata and editorial services, specialized in TV, cinema, lifestyle and entertainment.
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closed 5/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ringier AG, purchased Romanian Publishing Business from Bauer Media Group

synopsis: Bauer Media Group, a German multimedia conglomerate, has sold its Romanian publishing business to Ringier, a media group based in Switzerland. The portfolio sold by Bauer includes Romanian TV program guides such as TV Mania and TV Satelit.
buyer: Ringier AG
Ringier is a diversified media company with about 6,900 employees across 18 countries. Founded in 1833, Ringier manages leading brands in print, TV, radio, online and mobile media and runs successful print, entertainment and internet businesses. "
seller: Bauer Media Group
The acquisition includes the Romanian publishing business of Bauer Media Group to Ringier. This includes Romanian TV program guides such as TV Mania and TV Satelit. Bauer Media Group publishes magazines, makes radio programmes and designs digital formats in 20 countries on four continents.
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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

JustWatch, acquired GoWatchIt

synopsis: JustWatch, a Berlin-based streaming guide that enables viewers to discover all the ways content can be purchased, rented and otherwise viewed, has acquired GoWatchIt, a discovery engine for filmed content that enables viewers to discover all the ways content can be purchased, rented and otherwise viewed.
buyer: JustWatch
Headquartered in Germany, JustWatch is an international guide for streaming media across multiple services. The company has localized its service in 38 countries, and have more than 10 million monthly active users. "
target parent: Plexus Entertainment, LLC
target: GoWatchIt
GoWatchIt is a discovery engine for filmed content that enables viewers to discover all the ways content can be purchased, rented and otherwise viewed. Their information encompasses geo-located showtimes, online and on-demand listings, DVD/Blu-ray availabilities and provider-specificTV information.
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closed 4/26/2019 via Company Press Release

RakeTech Ltd., acquired TVmatsit

synopsis: Raketech, a leading online affiliate and content marketing company that focuses on the Nordic and UK regions, has acquired TVmatsit, Finland's leading sports listing website. TVmatsit offers a sports TV guide that helps connect sports fans with relevant TV broadcasts and streams.
buyer: RakeTech Ltd. (OM:RAKE:$31.78)
Raketech is a leading online affiliate and content marketing company that focuses on the Nordic and UK regions. Through some 20 flagship brands, Raketech guides sports and gaming enthusiasts to the best possible services, while also delivering high quality traffic and leads to its partners. "
target: TVmatsit
TVmatsit is Finland's leading sports listing website. TVmatsit offers a sports TV guide that helps connect sports fans with relevant TV broadcasts and streams. TVmatsit gathers all live sports broadcasts into one user friendly listing, allowing users to search for a specific match or sport.
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closed 4/28/2017 via BNC Analysis

RakeTech Ltd., acquired TVmatchen.nu

synopsis: RakeTech Group, one of Europe's leading iGaming affiliates, announced the acquisitions of assets in Agonas AB. Agonas AB operates a renowned network of sports media websites that provide real-time TV listings and supporting media content for sports fans in Sweden, Norway and Denmark.
buyer: RakeTech Ltd. (OM:RAKE:$31.78)
RakeTech Group works with iGaming Affiliation as one of the leading operators in Scandinavia. With over five years of experience in iGaming business RakeTech works hard to help players find their ultimate adventure within online gaming. "
target: TVmatchen.nu
Agonas AB is comprised of TVmatchen.nu, TVsporten.dk and TVkampen.com, which are guides to live sports on TV in Sweden, Denmark and Norway.
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closed 4/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

Funke Mediengruppe GmbH, acquired stanwood GmbH

synopsis: Funke Mediengruppe, Germany's third largest newspaper and magazine publisher, has acquired the remaining stake of stanwood GmbH, a mobile app development company based in Berlin, Germany. Funke Mediengruppe previously held 33% stake in the company.
buyer: Funke Mediengruppe GmbH
Funke Mediengruppe is Germany's third largest newspaper and magazine publisher with a total of over 500 publications in eight countries. They publish newspapers, women’s magazines, TV guides, advertising papers, books and more. "
target: stanwood GmbH
stanwood GmbH is a mobile app development company based in Berlin, Germany. They developed the ON AIR app, which offers a mobile television guide and the Glamour app, which offers shopping deals and articles from Glamour magazine.
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closed 4/10/2017 via BNC Analysis

Talpa, acquired SBS Broadcasting B.V.

synopsis: Talpa Holding, a full service content company, that creates, produces, distributes and broadcasts on various platforms, has acquired Dutch broadcaster SBS Broadcasting from Finnish media company Sanoma. SBS Broadcasting is a media company with four Dutch commercial television channels and an online Video On Demand platform.
buyer parent: ITV plc
buyer: Talpa
Talpa Media comprises Talpa Netherlands and Talpa Global. Talpa Netherlands consists of Talpa Content, the in-house creative development unit, and Talpa Productions, the group's TV production unit. Talpa Global is dedicated to the worldwide licensing of Talpa Content's formats and finished series. "
target parent: Sanoma Oyj
target: SBS Broadcasting B.V.
SBS Broadcasting B.V. is a media company with four Dutch commercial television channels (SBS6, Net 5, Veronica and SBS9) and an online Video On Demand platform (Kijk). The company also publishes television listings magazines (Veronica Magazine and Total TV).
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closed 3/3/2017 via PR Newswire

media press Group, acquired Port Network

synopsis: Europe's leading provider of TV and radio programme information, media press Group, and Central European Media & Publishing (CEMP) have reached a deal under which media press Group acquired Port Network from CEMP. Port Network is the number one provider of TV, radio and movie metadata in Central-Eastern Europe with business based in Hungary.
buyer: media press Group
media press Group is one of Europe’s leading publishing service providers of TV and radio metadata, processing international TV data from 20 countries, and covering over 2000 TV and 250 radio-stations. "
target parent: Central European Media & Publishing
target: Port Network
Port Network is the number one provider of TV, radio and movie metadata in Central-Eastern Europe with business based in Hungary, together with its satellite outlets in Croatia, Slovakia, Romania and Serbia.
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closed 4/8/2016 via BNC Analysis

Vista Group International Limited, acquired Flicks.co.nz Ltd.

synopsis: Vista Group International, the cinema software and analytics firm, bought movie website Flicks. Flicks is a movie website that features every film playing in New Zealand, providing information, trailers, user and press comments, movie times, cinema profiles, film reviews and news.
buyer: Vista Group International Limited (NZSE:VGL:$85.82)
Vista Group provides cinema management, film distribution and customer analytics software to companies across the global film industry. Cinema management software is provided by Vista Entertainment Solutions, the core business of the Group. "
target: Flicks.co.nz Ltd.
Flicks is a movie website that features every film playing in New Zealand, providing information, trailers, user and press comments, movie times, cinema profiles, film reviews and news.
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closed 12/3/2015 via BNC Analysis

Webedia SAS, acquired West World Media, LLC

synopsis: France’s Webedia, a website publisher based in France, has acquired the U.S. digital data and marketing firm West World Media. West World Media has become the largest provider of movie showtime information globally via Yahoo, Google and other digital platforms since it was founded in 1995.
buyer parent: Fimalac SA
buyer: Webedia SAS
Webedia SAS is a website publisher that hosts websites such as PurePeople, PureTrend, Purefans, Shopoon, Dailyconso, and Onlydesign. The company was incorporated in 2007 and is based in Paris, France. "
target: West World Media, LLC
West World Media has become the largest provider of movie showtime information globally via Yahoo, Google and other digital platforms since it was founded in 1995.
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announced 11/11/2015 via Company Press Release

L’Avenir Hebdo, will acquire Moustique

synopsis: Sanoma has announced the sale of the Moustique and Télé Pocket to L'Avenir Hebdo. Moustique and Télé Pocket are two TV weeklies that have a strong reputation in the French-speaking Belgian market. Moustique offers a mix of current affairs and everything in current TV and culture. Télé Pocket is a TV guide with the programmes of 50 channels.
buyer: L’Avenir Hebdo
L'Avenir Hebdo is a weekly reference newspaper for the North-Charente region in France. It focuses on local news, covering local sports events, surveys, reports, testimonies, interviews, photos, and practical information. It is read weekly by nearly 10,000 readers. "
target parent: Sanoma Oyj
target: Moustique
Moustique is a weekly French language magazine that offers a mix of current affairs and everything in current TV and culture. Télé Pocket is a weekly French-language TV guide with the programmes of 50 channels and news and reviews of the best films. Both magazines are based in Belgium.
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closed 7/9/2014 via PR Newswire

Tribune Digital Ventures, acquired What's-ON

synopsis: Tribune Digital Ventures, the technology and innovation arm of Tribune Company, announced it has acquired What's-ON, a leading television search and Electronic Program Guide (EPG) data provider for India and the Middle East.
buyer parent: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
buyer: Tribune Digital Ventures
Tribune Digital Ventures (TDV) was launched in 2013 as a stand-alone unit of Tribune Company. It is responsible for the creation, design, and development of digital products and services that leverage the company's content and data, and extend the reach of its distribution platform. "
target: What's-ON
What's-ON is a leading television search and Electronic Program Guide (EPG) data provider for India and the Middle East. Today, What's-ON delivers data for more than 1,600 TV channels and helps power more than 50 million set-top boxes through the region's top cable and IPTV services.
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closed 6/30/2014 via BNC Analysis

ConnecTV, Inc., acquired tweetTV, Inc.

synopsis: ConnecTV is buying TweetTV to add more analytics features to a network that already lets people watch, create and share six-second video clips of TV shows with others via an iOS app. tweetTV is a cloud-based, API /white label ready social TV platform. It includes a dynamic, real time, localized TV guide.
buyer: ConnecTV, Inc.
ConnecTV is a social video app for TV fans that lets users CLIP and SHARE TV. Users can select their favorite six second TV "moment" with a single touch, and share it on the app for others to see. "
target: tweetTV, Inc.
tweetTV is a cloud-based, API /white label ready social TV platform. It includes a dynamic, real time, localized TV guide that helps people find "what to watch" by listing programs in terms of real-time popularity.
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announced 4/24/2014 via PR Newswire

Fandango, will acquire Movieclips

synopsis: Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination, announced it has signed an agreement with ZEFR, Inc., the leading SaaS platform for brands, rights and content management on YouTube, to acquire MOVIECLIPS, the leading movie presence on YouTube.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: Fandango
Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination and a unit of NBCUniversal, sells tickets to more than 23,000 screens nationwide. Fandango provides consumers with reviews, celebrity interviews and trailers, and lets customers buy movie tickets in advance. "
target parent: ZEFR, Inc.
target: Movieclips
MOVIECLIPS is the leading movie presence on YouTube. The MOVIECLIPS network consists of MOVIECLIPS.com and 25 YouTube channels, including the #1 movie trailers channel. The entire network encompasses a catalog of 45,000 curated film clips, trailers, and original video productions.
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closed 1/29/2014 via BNC Analysis

Viggle, acquired Dijit Media

synopsis: Viggle, which offers rewards for checking into TV shows and listening to music, is announcing that it has acquired Dijit Media, maker of NextGuide, a personalized programming guide for TV and the web, designed specifically for the iPad.
buyer: Viggle (VGGL:$24.10)
Viggle provides a loyalty program for television that gives people real rewards for checking into the television shows they’re watching. It offers its program for mobile devices that automatically identifies what television shows its users are watching and awards them points when they check-in. "
target: Dijit Media
Dijit Media is a startup transforming the way people discover and experience TV shows and movies. Dijit’s newest product is NextGuide, a hyper-personalized TV listings guide designed specifically for the iPad™.
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closed 8/14/2013 via Company Press Release

Apple, Inc., acquired Matcha

synopsis: Apple has made a key move into second-screen TV: the company acquired video recommendation site, Matcha.tv, a video discovery experience for connected devices. It lets users aggregate programming guides for different video services like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$273,857.00)
Apple Inc. designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. "
target: Matcha
Matcha is a video discovery experience for connected devices. Matcha.tv provides smart aggregation and personalized recommendations around 250,000 titles from the most popular video services such as Netflix, iTunes, HBO GO, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Crackle and more.
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closed 7/16/2013 via BNC Analysis

Fimalac SA, acquired AlloCiné SA

synopsis: Fimalac has acquired Allociné. AlloCiné SA is an interactive web site that gives information about films. The web site lists all new releases and the box office numbers for both France and the USA. AlloCine also provides an online ticket ordering service.
buyer: Fimalac SA (ENXTPA:FIM:$392.72)
Fimalac, through its subsidiaries, engages in the provision of financial services. The company conducts analysis of the credit markets covering corporate finance, structured finance, public finance, and global infrastructure and project finance. "
target: AlloCiné SA
AlloCiné SA is an interactive web site that gives information about films. The web site lists all new releases and the box office numbers for both France and the USA. AlloCine also provides an online ticket ordering service.
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closed 3/5/2012 via BNC Analysis

TV Guide Network, acquired Fav.tv

synopsis: TVGuide.com has acquired social TV startup Fav.Tv, a social TV guide. Fav.tv connects users to their favorite TV shows and to other people who love them too. Fav.tv transforms the TV viewing experience from just watching to a social and interactive experience.
buyer parent: Lionsgate
buyer: TV Guide Network
TV Guide Network is the 19th most distributed network and available in 83 million homes. TV Guide.com is one of the fastest-growing online entertainment destinations with over 15 million monthly unique visitors. "
target: Fav.tv
Fav.tv connects users to their favorite TV shows and to other people who love them too. Fav.tv transforms the TV viewing experience from just watching to a social and interactive experience.
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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 1/4/2010 via BusinessWire

Flixster, Inc., acquired Rotten Tomatoes

synopsis: Flixster Inc., producer of the world’s largest online movie community at www.Flixster.com, announced that it has acquired Rotten Tomatoes from IGN Entertainment. IGN, a division of News Corporation, will receive a minority equity stake in Flixster as part of the acquisition. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Flixster, Inc.
At home or on the go, Flixster provides audiences with access to local theaters and showtimes, trailers and quizzers, plus the ability to post reviews and exchange opinions with their friends – and the entire worldwide Flixster community. Flixster users have posted more than 2. "
target parent: News Corporation
target: Rotten Tomatoes
Started by a movie enthusiast, Rotten Tomatoes has become one of the leading destinations for both casual movie-goers and film buffs. Rotten Tomatoes' editors collect and index the reactions of the nation's top print and online film critics as well as offering a variety of related services.
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closed 3/1/2019 via BusinessWire

media press Group, acquired Plurimedia

synopsis: Media Press Group has acquired Plurimedia from Hachette Filipacchi Presse, a subsidiary of Lagardère Active. A leader in France, Plurimedia is a provider of TV metadata and editorial services, specialized in TV, cinema, lifestyle and entertainment.
buyer: media press Group
Media Press is the biggest European TV metadata and technological solutions supplier for TV operators, VOD services, broadcasters and magazine publishers. "
target parent: Lagardère SCA
target: Plurimedia
A leader in France, Plurimedia is a provider of TV metadata and editorial services, specialized in TV, cinema, lifestyle and entertainment.
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closed 3/1/2019 via BusinessWire

media press Group, acquired Plurimedia

synopsis: Media Press Group has acquired Plurimedia from Hachette Filipacchi Presse, a subsidiary of Lagardère Active. A leader in France, Plurimedia is a provider of TV metadata and editorial services, specialized in TV, cinema, lifestyle and entertainment.
buyer: media press Group
Media Press is the biggest European TV metadata and technological solutions supplier for TV operators, VOD services, broadcasters and magazine publishers. "
target parent: Lagardère SCA
target: Plurimedia
A leader in France, Plurimedia is a provider of TV metadata and editorial services, specialized in TV, cinema, lifestyle and entertainment.
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closed 3/3/2017 via PR Newswire

media press Group, acquired Port Network

synopsis: Europe's leading provider of TV and radio programme information, media press Group, and Central European Media & Publishing (CEMP) have reached a deal under which media press Group acquired Port Network from CEMP. Port Network is the number one provider of TV, radio and movie metadata in Central-Eastern Europe with business based in Hungary.
buyer: media press Group
media press Group is one of Europe’s leading publishing service providers of TV and radio metadata, processing international TV data from 20 countries, and covering over 2000 TV and 250 radio-stations. "
target parent: Central European Media & Publishing
target: Port Network
Port Network is the number one provider of TV, radio and movie metadata in Central-Eastern Europe with business based in Hungary, together with its satellite outlets in Croatia, Slovakia, Romania and Serbia.
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closed 3/1/2019 via BusinessWire

media press Group, acquired Plurimedia

synopsis: Media Press Group has acquired Plurimedia from Hachette Filipacchi Presse, a subsidiary of Lagardère Active. A leader in France, Plurimedia is a provider of TV metadata and editorial services, specialized in TV, cinema, lifestyle and entertainment.
buyer: media press Group
Media Press is the biggest European TV metadata and technological solutions supplier for TV operators, VOD services, broadcasters and magazine publishers. "
target parent: Lagardère SCA
target: Plurimedia
A leader in France, Plurimedia is a provider of TV metadata and editorial services, specialized in TV, cinema, lifestyle and entertainment.
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closed 5/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ringier AG, purchased Romanian Publishing Business from Bauer Media Group

synopsis: Bauer Media Group, a German multimedia conglomerate, has sold its Romanian publishing business to Ringier, a media group based in Switzerland. The portfolio sold by Bauer includes Romanian TV program guides such as TV Mania and TV Satelit.
buyer: Ringier AG
Ringier is a diversified media company with about 6,900 employees across 18 countries. Founded in 1833, Ringier manages leading brands in print, TV, radio, online and mobile media and runs successful print, entertainment and internet businesses. "
seller: Bauer Media Group
The acquisition includes the Romanian publishing business of Bauer Media Group to Ringier. This includes Romanian TV program guides such as TV Mania and TV Satelit. Bauer Media Group publishes magazines, makes radio programmes and designs digital formats in 20 countries on four continents.
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closed 4/26/2019 via Company Press Release

RakeTech Ltd., acquired TVmatsit

synopsis: Raketech, a leading online affiliate and content marketing company that focuses on the Nordic and UK regions, has acquired TVmatsit, Finland's leading sports listing website. TVmatsit offers a sports TV guide that helps connect sports fans with relevant TV broadcasts and streams.
buyer: RakeTech Ltd. (OM:RAKE:$31.78)
Raketech is a leading online affiliate and content marketing company that focuses on the Nordic and UK regions. Through some 20 flagship brands, Raketech guides sports and gaming enthusiasts to the best possible services, while also delivering high quality traffic and leads to its partners. "
target: TVmatsit
TVmatsit is Finland's leading sports listing website. TVmatsit offers a sports TV guide that helps connect sports fans with relevant TV broadcasts and streams. TVmatsit gathers all live sports broadcasts into one user friendly listing, allowing users to search for a specific match or sport.
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closed 4/28/2017 via BNC Analysis

RakeTech Ltd., acquired TVmatchen.nu

synopsis: RakeTech Group, one of Europe's leading iGaming affiliates, announced the acquisitions of assets in Agonas AB. Agonas AB operates a renowned network of sports media websites that provide real-time TV listings and supporting media content for sports fans in Sweden, Norway and Denmark.
buyer: RakeTech Ltd. (OM:RAKE:$31.78)
RakeTech Group works with iGaming Affiliation as one of the leading operators in Scandinavia. With over five years of experience in iGaming business RakeTech works hard to help players find their ultimate adventure within online gaming. "
target: TVmatchen.nu
Agonas AB is comprised of TVmatchen.nu, TVsporten.dk and TVkampen.com, which are guides to live sports on TV in Sweden, Denmark and Norway.
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closed 4/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

Funke Mediengruppe GmbH, acquired stanwood GmbH

synopsis: Funke Mediengruppe, Germany's third largest newspaper and magazine publisher, has acquired the remaining stake of stanwood GmbH, a mobile app development company based in Berlin, Germany. Funke Mediengruppe previously held 33% stake in the company.
buyer: Funke Mediengruppe GmbH
Funke Mediengruppe is Germany's third largest newspaper and magazine publisher with a total of over 500 publications in eight countries. They publish newspapers, women’s magazines, TV guides, advertising papers, books and more. "
target: stanwood GmbH
stanwood GmbH is a mobile app development company based in Berlin, Germany. They developed the ON AIR app, which offers a mobile television guide and the Glamour app, which offers shopping deals and articles from Glamour magazine.
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closed 4/10/2017 via BNC Analysis

Talpa, acquired SBS Broadcasting B.V.

synopsis: Talpa Holding, a full service content company, that creates, produces, distributes and broadcasts on various platforms, has acquired Dutch broadcaster SBS Broadcasting from Finnish media company Sanoma. SBS Broadcasting is a media company with four Dutch commercial television channels and an online Video On Demand platform.
buyer parent: ITV plc
buyer: Talpa
Talpa Media comprises Talpa Netherlands and Talpa Global. Talpa Netherlands consists of Talpa Content, the in-house creative development unit, and Talpa Productions, the group's TV production unit. Talpa Global is dedicated to the worldwide licensing of Talpa Content's formats and finished series. "
target parent: Sanoma Oyj
target: SBS Broadcasting B.V.
SBS Broadcasting B.V. is a media company with four Dutch commercial television channels (SBS6, Net 5, Veronica and SBS9) and an online Video On Demand platform (Kijk). The company also publishes television listings magazines (Veronica Magazine and Total TV).
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closed 3/3/2017 via PR Newswire

media press Group, acquired Port Network

synopsis: Europe's leading provider of TV and radio programme information, media press Group, and Central European Media & Publishing (CEMP) have reached a deal under which media press Group acquired Port Network from CEMP. Port Network is the number one provider of TV, radio and movie metadata in Central-Eastern Europe with business based in Hungary.
buyer: media press Group
media press Group is one of Europe’s leading publishing service providers of TV and radio metadata, processing international TV data from 20 countries, and covering over 2000 TV and 250 radio-stations. "
target parent: Central European Media & Publishing
target: Port Network
Port Network is the number one provider of TV, radio and movie metadata in Central-Eastern Europe with business based in Hungary, together with its satellite outlets in Croatia, Slovakia, Romania and Serbia.
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announced 11/11/2015 via Company Press Release

L’Avenir Hebdo, will acquire Moustique

synopsis: Sanoma has announced the sale of the Moustique and Télé Pocket to L'Avenir Hebdo. Moustique and Télé Pocket are two TV weeklies that have a strong reputation in the French-speaking Belgian market. Moustique offers a mix of current affairs and everything in current TV and culture. Télé Pocket is a TV guide with the programmes of 50 channels.
buyer: L’Avenir Hebdo
L'Avenir Hebdo is a weekly reference newspaper for the North-Charente region in France. It focuses on local news, covering local sports events, surveys, reports, testimonies, interviews, photos, and practical information. It is read weekly by nearly 10,000 readers. "
target parent: Sanoma Oyj
target: Moustique
Moustique is a weekly French language magazine that offers a mix of current affairs and everything in current TV and culture. Télé Pocket is a weekly French-language TV guide with the programmes of 50 channels and news and reviews of the best films. Both magazines are based in Belgium.
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closed 7/9/2014 via PR Newswire

Tribune Digital Ventures, acquired What's-ON

synopsis: Tribune Digital Ventures, the technology and innovation arm of Tribune Company, announced it has acquired What's-ON, a leading television search and Electronic Program Guide (EPG) data provider for India and the Middle East.
buyer parent: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
buyer: Tribune Digital Ventures
Tribune Digital Ventures (TDV) was launched in 2013 as a stand-alone unit of Tribune Company. It is responsible for the creation, design, and development of digital products and services that leverage the company's content and data, and extend the reach of its distribution platform. "
target: What's-ON
What's-ON is a leading television search and Electronic Program Guide (EPG) data provider for India and the Middle East. Today, What's-ON delivers data for more than 1,600 TV channels and helps power more than 50 million set-top boxes through the region's top cable and IPTV services.
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closed 6/30/2014 via BNC Analysis

ConnecTV, Inc., acquired tweetTV, Inc.

synopsis: ConnecTV is buying TweetTV to add more analytics features to a network that already lets people watch, create and share six-second video clips of TV shows with others via an iOS app. tweetTV is a cloud-based, API /white label ready social TV platform. It includes a dynamic, real time, localized TV guide.
buyer: ConnecTV, Inc.
ConnecTV is a social video app for TV fans that lets users CLIP and SHARE TV. Users can select their favorite six second TV "moment" with a single touch, and share it on the app for others to see. "
target: tweetTV, Inc.
tweetTV is a cloud-based, API /white label ready social TV platform. It includes a dynamic, real time, localized TV guide that helps people find "what to watch" by listing programs in terms of real-time popularity.
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closed 1/29/2014 via BNC Analysis

Viggle, acquired Dijit Media

synopsis: Viggle, which offers rewards for checking into TV shows and listening to music, is announcing that it has acquired Dijit Media, maker of NextGuide, a personalized programming guide for TV and the web, designed specifically for the iPad.
buyer: Viggle (VGGL:$24.10)
Viggle provides a loyalty program for television that gives people real rewards for checking into the television shows they’re watching. It offers its program for mobile devices that automatically identifies what television shows its users are watching and awards them points when they check-in. "
target: Dijit Media
Dijit Media is a startup transforming the way people discover and experience TV shows and movies. Dijit’s newest product is NextGuide, a hyper-personalized TV listings guide designed specifically for the iPad™.
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closed 8/14/2013 via Company Press Release

Apple, Inc., acquired Matcha

synopsis: Apple has made a key move into second-screen TV: the company acquired video recommendation site, Matcha.tv, a video discovery experience for connected devices. It lets users aggregate programming guides for different video services like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$273,857.00)
Apple Inc. designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. "
target: Matcha
Matcha is a video discovery experience for connected devices. Matcha.tv provides smart aggregation and personalized recommendations around 250,000 titles from the most popular video services such as Netflix, iTunes, HBO GO, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Crackle and more.
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closed 3/5/2012 via BNC Analysis

TV Guide Network, acquired Fav.tv

synopsis: TVGuide.com has acquired social TV startup Fav.Tv, a social TV guide. Fav.tv connects users to their favorite TV shows and to other people who love them too. Fav.tv transforms the TV viewing experience from just watching to a social and interactive experience.
buyer parent: Lionsgate
buyer: TV Guide Network
TV Guide Network is the 19th most distributed network and available in 83 million homes. TV Guide.com is one of the fastest-growing online entertainment destinations with over 15 million monthly unique visitors. "
target: Fav.tv
Fav.tv connects users to their favorite TV shows and to other people who love them too. Fav.tv transforms the TV viewing experience from just watching to a social and interactive experience.
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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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announced 10/19/2009 via BusinessWire

Tubefilter, Inc., will acquire Tilzy.tv

synopsis: Tubefilter, Inc., the leading online digital entertainment media company covering the Web Television industry, announced that it has agreed to acquire Tilzy.TV, a top Web TV entertainment reviews, news and events business.
buyer: Tubefilter, Inc.
Tubefilter is the definitive source for industry news, program reviews, events and online entertainment market intelligence services for the Web Television industry. "
target: Tilzy.tv
Founded in 2007, Tilzy.TV is an editorial guide to web-tv. They provide editorial reviews, preview clips, news, keywords and social recommendations to consumers in order to help them discover the expanding world of entertainment on the web.
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closed 1/5/2009 via

Lionsgate, acquired TV Guide Network

synopsis: Lionsgate, the leading next generation studio, and Macrovision Solutions Corporation, a digital entertainment technology leader, announced an agreement for Lionsgate to acquire the TV Guide Network and TV Guide Online properties from Macrovision for $255 million in consideration.
buyer: Lionsgate (LGF.A:$3,339.30)
Lionsgate is the leading next generation filmed entertainment studio with a major presence in the production and distribution of motion pictures, television programming, home entertainment, family entertainment, video-on-demand and digitally delivered content. "
target parent: Macrovision Solutions Corporation
target: TV Guide Network
TV Guide Network is the 19th most distributed network and available in 83 million homes. TV Guide.com is one of the fastest-growing online entertainment destinations with over 15 million monthly unique visitors.
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$255
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closed 5/2/2008 via BusinessWire

Macrovision Corporation, acquired Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc.

synopsis: Macrovision Corporation announced that it has completed its acquisition of Gemstar-TV Guide, a global leader in video and entertainment guidance technology and services. Combining Gemstar-TV and Macrovision technologies positions the company as a key enabler of the digital home entertainment experience.
buyer: Macrovision Corporation (ROVI:$510.63)
Rovi Corporation (formerly Macrovision Solutions Corporation) is a leader in powering the discovery and enjoyment of digital entertainment—connecting consumers with the best entertainment experiences possible. "
target parent: News Corporation
target: Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc.
Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc. is a leading media, entertainment and technology company that develops, licenses, markets and distributes technologies, products and services targeted at the television guidance and home entertainment needs of consumers worldwide.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,758 [$2,224]
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$617
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$141
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3.7x
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16.1x
closed 10/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Reelgood, acquired Guidebox Inc.

synopsis: Reelgood, a startup aimed at helping cord cutters find shows and movies to watch on the services they subscribe to, has bought Guidebox, a streaming availability data provider which powers Roku, TVGuide, Metacritic and others.
buyer: Reelgood
Reelgood is the world's most extensive streaming guide, with every TV show and movie available to stream online. Browse through every TV series and movie and sort by title, release year, genre, IMDB rating, and, most important - see where to watch it. "
target: Guidebox Inc.
Guidebox is a streaming availability data provider which powers Roku, TVGuide, Metacritic and others. Guidebox began its life in 2012 as a consumer-facing website that brought together full show and episode data in one place, then pointed users where they could watch.
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cancelled 4/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

ColorTV, cancelled an acquisition of Guidebox Inc.

synopsis: ColorTV, an end-to-end platform for broadcasters to promote, personalize and attribute content on connected TVs and streaming devices, cancelled an acquisition of Guidebox Inc., the OTT video search and discovery metadata provider to nearly 50 television brands.
buyer: ColorTV
ColorTV is the end-to-end platform for broadcasters to promote, personalize and attribute content on connected TVs. ColorTV's platform provides a diverse suite of data, discovery and analytics solutions for Connected TV, built to empower networks to compete in the new connected TV ecosystem. "
target: Guidebox Inc.
Guidebox Inc is the OTT video search and discovery metadata provider to nearly 50 television brands. Guidebox is a technology that enables TV viewers to search for and discover TV programming on connected TV platforms such as Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Google Home, Android, iOS, and web.
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closed 5/19/2016 via Market Wire

CinemaNow, Inc., acquired OVGuide

synopsis: FOTV Media Networks Inc. (FOTV) announced the acquisition of OVGuide Inc., the comprehensive service to facilitating the discovery and consumption of online video across all platforms. OVGuide joins FilmOn TV Networks and CinemaNow to form a powerful ecosystem that delivers a one-stop solution for online entertainment.
buyer parent: FilmOn TV Networks
buyer: CinemaNow, Inc.
CinemaNow is a leading over-the-top (OTT) provider of on-demand streaming media available to viewers in North America and Europe. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California. "
target parent: Baroda Ventures
target: OVGuide
OVGuide.com is the comprehensive source for the discovery, via search or browse, and consumption of free high quality online videos, including TV shows, full-length movies, and clips from hundreds of sources. OVGuide also manages a strong network of ad supported Roku Channels.
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