Like Dutch Petrol Station Screens

closed 10/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Global Media & Entertainment Limited, acquired MMD Media

synopsis: Global, a leading media and entertainment group in the UK, has acquired MMD Media, a company that offers Digital Out of Home advertising. With their selective networks, they offer the possibility to reach many different target groups in the Netherlands and Belgium.
buyer: Global Media & Entertainment Limited
Global is a leading media and entertainment group in the UK. Global is home to some of the UK's biggest commercial radio brands, including Heart, Capital, Smooth and Classic FM. The group also operates two music TV channels and fifteen music festivals in the UK. "
target: MMD Media
MMD Media is a company that offers Digital Out of Home advertising. With their selective networks, they offer the possibility to reach many different target groups in the Netherlands and Belgium.
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closed 8/28/2014 via BusinessWire

AllOver Media, Inc., acquired Gas Station Radio

synopsis: AllOver Media, Inc. announced that it has acquired Gas Station Radio, the nation’s largest convenience store audio network. Gas Station Radio delivers high quality audio advertising to gas pumps in the top DMA’s by broadcasting effective advertisements with custom content that includes music, local news and sponsored auto-care tips.
buyer: AllOver Media, Inc.
AllOver Media, Inc. provides non-traditional out-of-home advertising solutions in the United States. The company offers place-based advertising solutions ranging from gas stations and convenience stores to bars, nightclubs, and restaurants. "
target: Gas Station Radio
Gas Station Radio delivers high quality audio advertising that is digitally delivered directly to consumers at the gas pump in top markets. Gas Station Radio controls content, ads and volume on their installed media player and canopy speakers.
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closed 6/2/2014 via PR Newswire

RockBridge Growth Equity, acquired Gas Station TV

synopsis: Rockbridge Growth Equity, LLC, a Detroit-based private equity firm, announced that it has signed a purchase agreement to partner with management in acquiring Gas Station TV (GSTV), one of the fastest-growing media networks for reaching on-the-go consumers.
buyer: RockBridge Growth Equity
Rockbridge Growth Equity, LLC is a Detroit-based private equity firm that invests in the technology and business services, financial services, consumer-direct marketing, digital media and marketing services industries. "
target: Gas Station TV
Founded in 2006 and located in Birmingham, Michigan, GSTV is America's No. 1 video network at the pump with 50 million monthly viewers. Its growing viewership continues to solidify video at the pump as an exemplary platform to reach a captivated, real-time audience.
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announced 1/13/2014 via Yahoo, Inc.

Gilbarco Veeder-Root Inc., will acquire Outcast Media Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: Gilbarco Veeder-Root, the worldwide leader in retail petroleum technology, announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Outcast Media, the fastest growing video network at the pump. The company is privately held and is headquartered in Santa Monica, California, with offices in New York City and Chicago.
buyer: Gilbarco Veeder-Root Inc.
Gilbarco Veeder-Root is the worldwide technology leader for retail and commercial fueling operations. They offer the broadest range of integrated solutions from the forecourt to the convenience store and head office. "
target: Outcast Media Holdings, Inc.
Outcast Media Holdings, Inc. is a digital media company reaching active, on-the-go consumers. Advertisers reach a Nielsen-audited combined audience of more than 68 million active consumers each month at health clubs and gas stations in 130 US markets.
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closed 7/18/2012 via BusinessWire

AllOver Media, Inc., acquired GSA Media

synopsis: Minneapolis-based AllOver Media, Inc. and San Francisco-based Brite Media Group LLC, two leaders in the non-traditional out-of-home advertising industry, announced the acquisition by AllOver Media of GSA Media, a division of Brite Media Group. The move solidifies AllOver Media’s dominance in the fast-growing gas station advertising market.
buyer: AllOver Media, Inc.
AllOver Media, Inc. provides non-traditional out-of-home advertising solutions in the United States. The company offers place-based advertising solutions ranging from gas stations and convenience stores to bars, nightclubs, and restaurants. "
target parent: Brite Media Group
target: GSA Media
GSA Media is a leading alternative media company that is the largest provider of Gas Station Advertising (GSA). GSA Media is committed to providing advertisers the ability to zero in on their target consumers as they go about their busy lives.
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closed 2/14/2011 via PR Newswire

Outcast Media Holdings, Inc., acquired PumpTop TV

synopsis: Outcast Media has solidified its leadership position in the fast-growing place-based advertising industry by announcing an acquisition of PumpTop TV. PumpTop TV’s curated programming provides a unique, frequently updated, and engaging experience that holds consumers’ attention from start to finish.
buyer: Outcast Media Holdings, Inc.
Outcast Media Holdings, Inc. is a digital media company reaching active, on-the-go consumers. Advertisers reach a Nielsen-audited combined audience of more than 68 million active consumers each month at health clubs and gas stations in 130 US markets. "
target: PumpTop TV
PumpTop TV’s curated programming provides a unique, frequently updated, and engaging experience that holds consumers’ attention from start to finish. PumpTop is the top choice for advertisers, short form content producers and gas station retailers.
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closed 5/11/2010 via BusinessWire

AllOver Media, Inc., acquired FillBoard Media

synopsis: AllOver Media, Inc., a provider of non-traditional out-of-home advertising solutions, announced that it has acquired FillBoard Media. The acquisition includes the exclusive rights to the patented FillBoard™ product, a durable plastic advertising unit which is mounted on gas pump nozzles.
buyer: AllOver Media, Inc.
AllOver Media, Inc. is the premier provider of non-traditional out-of-home advertising solutions with the capability to deliver market saturation across every DMA (Designated Market Area) in the United States. "
target: FillBoard Media
FillBoard Media is an Atlanta-based provider of hand-held outdoor advertising serving gas stations and convenience stores in the United States and Puerto Rico. FillBoard has access to more than 15,000 relationships with large national station groups, independent gas stations and convenience stores.
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closed 6/28/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Customer Mobile, acquired Ingenuity Sun Media

synopsis: Customer Mobile, a company that offers a cloud-based SaaS architecture that turns ordinary devices into a network of smart screens, has acquired Ingenuity Sun Media, a company that created the world’s first and most energy efficient, solar-power-assisted, digital, outdoor marketing and advertising network for public venues.
buyer: Customer Mobile
Founded in 2009 with an initial purpose of developing flexible solutions for the computing industry, Customer Mobile has expanded upon that concept by creating a cloud-based SaaS architecture that turns ordinary devices into a network of smart screens. "
target: Ingenuity Sun Media
By bringing together Solar and Media, Ingenuity Sun Media has created the world’s first and most energy efficient, solar-power-assisted, digital, outdoor marketing and advertising network for malls, shopping centers, entertainment venues, stadiums and other consumer gathering public places.
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closed 10/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Global Media & Entertainment Limited, acquired MMD Media

synopsis: Global, a leading media and entertainment group in the UK, has acquired MMD Media, a company that offers Digital Out of Home advertising. With their selective networks, they offer the possibility to reach many different target groups in the Netherlands and Belgium.
buyer: Global Media & Entertainment Limited
Global is a leading media and entertainment group in the UK. Global is home to some of the UK's biggest commercial radio brands, including Heart, Capital, Smooth and Classic FM. The group also operates two music TV channels and fifteen music festivals in the UK. "
target: MMD Media
MMD Media is a company that offers Digital Out of Home advertising. With their selective networks, they offer the possibility to reach many different target groups in the Netherlands and Belgium.
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closed 12/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Global Media & Entertainment Limited, acquired Captivate.FM

synopsis: Global, the media & entertainment group, announced it has acquired podcast hosting, analytics and monetisation platform, Captivate. Captivate is a podcast hosting company based in Sheffield which hosts over 14,000 podcasts and has developed a range of innovative features help podcasters with distribution.
buyer: Global Media & Entertainment Limited
Global is a leading media and entertainment group in the UK. Global is home to some of the UK's biggest commercial radio brands, including Heart, Capital, Smooth and Classic FM. The group also operates two music TV channels and fifteen music festivals in the UK. "
target: Captivate.FM
Captivate is a podcast hosting company based in Sheffield which hosts over 14,000 podcasts and has developed a range of innovative features to help podcasters with distribution, first-party attribution and podcast promotion.
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closed 10/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Global Media & Entertainment Limited, acquired MMD Media

synopsis: Global, a leading media and entertainment group in the UK, has acquired MMD Media, a company that offers Digital Out of Home advertising. With their selective networks, they offer the possibility to reach many different target groups in the Netherlands and Belgium.
buyer: Global Media & Entertainment Limited
Global is a leading media and entertainment group in the UK. Global is home to some of the UK's biggest commercial radio brands, including Heart, Capital, Smooth and Classic FM. The group also operates two music TV channels and fifteen music festivals in the UK. "
target: MMD Media
MMD Media is a company that offers Digital Out of Home advertising. With their selective networks, they offer the possibility to reach many different target groups in the Netherlands and Belgium.
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announced 10/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Global Media & Entertainment Limited, will acquire Exterion Media

synopsis: Global, a leading media and entertainment group in the UK, has made a binding offer to acquire Exterion Media, Europe’s largest privately held out-of-home advertising business. Their core business is engaging and delivering valuable audiences for advertisers through a variety of formats and environments.
buyer: Global Media & Entertainment Limited
Global is a leading media and entertainment group in the UK. Global is home to some of the UK's biggest commercial radio brands, including Heart, Capital, Smooth and Classic FM. The group also operates two music TV channels and fifteen music festivals in the UK. "
target parent: Platinum Equity, LLC
target: Exterion Media
Exterion Media is Europe’s largest privately held out-of-home advertising business. Their core business is engaging and delivering valuable audiences for advertisers through a variety of formats and environments including transport, billboards, street furniture and retail.
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closed 9/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Global Media & Entertainment Limited, acquired Primesight, Ltd.

synopsis: Global, a leading media and entertainment group in the UK, has acquired Primesight from GMT Communications Partners, a European private equity firm. Primesight is one of the most diverse Outdoor Media Owners in the UK. Their diverse portfolio includes roadside billboards, display panels at cinemas and retail outlets and ten of the UK’s airports.
buyer: Global Media & Entertainment Limited
Global is a leading media and entertainment group in the UK. Global is home to some of the UK's biggest commercial radio brands, including Heart, Capital, Smooth and Classic FM. The group also operates two music TV channels and fifteen music festivals in the UK. "
target parent: GMT Communications Partners
target: Primesight, Ltd.
Primesight is one of the most diverse and broadest reaching Outdoor Media Owners in the UK with more than 35,300 sites nationwide. Primesight’s diverse portfolio incorporates large scale roadside billboards, display panels at cinemas and retail outlets and ten of the UK’s airports.
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closed 9/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Global Media & Entertainment Limited, acquired Outdoor Plus Limited

synopsis: Global, a leading media and entertainment group in the UK, has acquired Outdoor Plus, an out-of-home advertising company that offers high profile digital advertising sites in the UK. Outdoor Plus' portfolio of state-of-the-art digital screens provides brands with unrivalled Out-of-Home locations & access to London’s most desirable districts.
buyer: Global Media & Entertainment Limited
Global is a leading media and entertainment group in the UK. Global is home to some of the UK's biggest commercial radio brands, including Heart, Capital, Smooth and Classic FM. The group also operates two music TV channels and fifteen music festivals in the UK. "
target: Outdoor Plus Limited
Outdoor Plus is an out-of-home advertising company that offers high profile digital advertising sites in the UK. Their portfolio of state-of-the-art digital screens provides brands with unrivalled Out-of-Home locations & access to London’s most desirable districts.
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closed 10/18/2017 via Market Wire

This is Global Limited, acquired AudioHQ LLC

synopsis: Global, the media & entertainment group, acquired AudioHQ as it expands its successful digital audio ad sales platform, called DAX. AudioHQ is a digital audio ad sales company, focused on developing a premium & exclusive advertising platform that connects advertisers with digital audio advertising inventory & integration opportunities
buyer: This is Global Limited
Global is home to some of the UK's biggest and best-loved radio stations. They also manage some of the best musical talent around, publish some of the biggest tracks in the charts, and run two of the freshest music TV channels there are. "
target: AudioHQ LLC
AudioHQ is a digital audio ad sales company, focused on developing a premium & exclusive advertising platform that connects advertisers with digital audio advertising inventory & integration opportunities across a targeted line-up of publisher partners.
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closed 10/5/2016 via BNC Analysis

This is Global Limited, purchased Four Festivals from Impresario Festivals plc

synopsis: Impresario Festivals, one of the UK's leading independent music festival promoters, has sold four of its successful festivals to This is Global Limited, home to some of the UK's biggest and best-loved radio stations. The acquisition includes Rewind, Boardmasters, Field Day and South West Four.
buyer: This is Global Limited
Global (This is Global) is home to some of the UK's biggest and best-loved radio stations. They also manage some of the best musical talent around, publish some of the biggest tracks in the charts, and run two of the freshest music TV channels there are. "
seller: Impresario Festivals plc
The acquisition includes Rewind, Boardmasters, Field Day and South West Four music festivals from Impresario Festivals. Impresario Festivals is one of the UK's leading independent music festival promoters.
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closed 9/21/2022 via Company Press Release

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired Goodlive GmbH

synopsis: Live Nation GSA announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Goodlive GmbH, the festival, booking and services agency headquartered in Berlin. Goodlive is renowned for its holistic and distinctive event experiences such as Splash Festival in Ferropolis or Superbloom Festival in Munich.
buyer: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV:$6,268.45)
Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Sponsorship. The Concerts segment promotes live music events and produces music festivals and creates associated content. "
target: Goodlive GmbH
Goodlive GmbH is a festival, booking and services agency headquartered in Berlin. Goodlive is renowned for its holistic and distinctive event experiences such as Splash Festival in Ferropolis or Superbloom Festival in Munich.
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closed 9/14/2022 via BNC Analysis

Curtis Media Group, acquired Country Superstars 102.3

synopsis: Curtis Media Group, the largest broadcasting company in North Carolina, has acquired Country Superstars 102.3 from Triangle Marketing Associates, a company that owns and operates radio stations. Country Superstars 102.3 is a country music radio station in North Carolina that a broadcasts a variety of country music to the Johnston and Wake counties.
buyer: Curtis Media Group
Founded in 1968, Curtis Media Group (CMG) began its adventure in broadcasting in Cherryville, NC with WCSL-AM. Over the years CMG has grown and developed into the largest single-shareholder radio broadcasting company in the country. CMG is home to 57 AM and FM radio signals across the state. "
target parent: Triangle Marketing Associates
target: Country Superstars 102.3
Country Superstars 102.3 is a country music radio station in North Carolina. Country Superstars 102.3 plays mostly the great hits from the past, with a few current hits every now and then. They broadcast a variety of country music to the Johnston and Wake counties.
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closed 4/27/2022 via Company Press Release

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired Music Management International

synopsis: Live Nation, the world’s leading live entertainment company, has announced the launch of Live Nation Philippines through the strategic acquisition of Music Management International (MMI), leading promoter in the Philippines.
buyer: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV:$6,268.45)
Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Sponsorship. The Concerts segment promotes live music events and produces music festivals and creates associated content. "
target: Music Management International
Since its inception, Music Management International has been the leading promoter in the Philippines. MMI has promoted the most number of sold-out concerts in the territory, including Madonna, Coldplay, U2, Harry Styles, Bruno Mars, Niall Horan, Maroon 5, The Chainsmokers, Dua Lipa, and many more.
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announced 3/24/2022 via PR Newswire

Townsquare Media Group, will acquire Cherry Creek Media

synopsis: Townsquare Media has executed definitive documentation to acquire Cherry Creek Broadcasting LLC, the country’s premier small market radio, events and digital marketing company. Their 43 radio stations serve their local markets in the Rocky Mountain Region, Upper Midwest, Northwest and Southwest.
buyer: Townsquare Media Group (NYSE:TSQ:$417.96)
Townsquare is a community-focused digital media and digital marketing solutions company with market leading local radio stations, principally focused outside the top 50 markets in the U.S. "
target: Cherry Creek Media
Cherry Creek Media is the country’s premier small market radio, events and digital marketing company. Their 43 radio stations serve their local markets in the Rocky Mountain Region, Upper Midwest, Northwest and Southwest.
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closed 3/23/2022 via BNC Analysis

Audacy, Inc., acquired WAMO 107.3

synopsis: Audacy, Inc., a publicly traded American multi-platform audio content and entertainment organization based in Philadelphia, announced it has acquired WAMO Pittsburgh’s intellectual property and format from Martz Communications Group. WAMO is considered the only urban, hip-hop station in the Pittsburgh radio market.
buyer: Audacy, Inc. (NYSE:AUD:$1,219.40)
Audacy, Inc. is a publicly traded American multi-platform audio content and entertainment organization based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1968, it is the second largest radio company in the United States, owning 235 radio stations across 48 media markets. "
target parent: Martz Communications Group
target: WAMO 107.3
WAMO is a radio station serving the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania market. WAMO is considered the only urban, hip-hop station in the Pittsburgh radio market and is known for having artists like Drake, Kanye West and Lil Nas X as integral parts of its stable of artists.
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closed 2/16/2022 via Company Press Release

NZME., acquired Radio Wanaka

synopsis: New Zealand Media and Entertainment (NZME), an integrated media company in New Zealand, has acquired Radio Wanaka, a community radio station in New Zealand. Radio Wanaka provides its listeners with the local news, lost and found, road reports, community notices and job announcements, combined with a mix of hit music from the past 3 decades.
buyer: NZME. (NZSE:NZM:$231.35)
New Zealand Media and Entertainment (NZME) is an integrated media company in New Zealand. NZME operates a portfolio of market-leading newspapers, radio stations, and digital platforms. Their brands keep Kiwis in the know about what matters most to them. "
target: Radio Wanaka
Radio Wanaka is a community radio station in New Zealand. Radio Wanaka provides its listeners with the local news, lost and found, road reports, community notices and job announcements, combined with a mix of hit music from the past 3 decades.
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announced 2/10/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc., will acquire WPYO(FM) and WSUN(FM)

synopsis: Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS), CXR Radio LLC, as divestiture trustee, and Cox Radio LLC announced that SBS will acquire FM radio broadcast stations WPYO(FM) and WSUN(FM), two stations serving the Orlando and Tampa radio markets.
buyer: Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBSA:$139.96)
Spanish Broadcasting System is a leading Hispanic media company that owns and operates radio stations located in the top U.S. Hispanic markets of New York, Los Angeles, Miami, and Puerto Rico, airing the Spanish Tropical, Regional Mexican, Top 40, and Latin Rhythmic format genres. "
target parent: Apollo Global Management
target: WPYO(FM) and WSUN(FM)
WPYO (95.3 FM, Power 95.3) is a radio station licensed to Florida that plays top hits. WSUN (97.1 MHz) is a commercial FM radio station, licensed to Florida, that serves the Tampa Bay Area and plays alternative and rock.
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closed 2/4/2022 via Company Press Release

Rolling Stone, acquired Life is Beautiful, LLC

synopsis: Rolling Stone, the number one brand in music publishing, has acquired a majority stake in Life Is Beautiful, an annual music and arts festival. Life is Beautiful was created to help transform and revitalize downtown Las Vegas. The festival features leading artists such as Billie Eilish, Green Day, Tame Impala, A$AP Rocky, Glass Animals, and more.
buyer parent: Penske Media Corporation
buyer: Rolling Stone
Rolling Stone is the number one brand in music publishing. Rolling Stone features the latest in music reviews, in-depth interviews, hard-hitting political commentary and award-winning journalism across several platforms including magazine, digital, mobile, and social. "
target: Life is Beautiful, LLC
Life is Beautiful is an annual music and arts festival. Life is Beautiful was created to help transform and revitalize downtown Las Vegas. The festival features leading artists such as Billie Eilish, Green Day, Tame Impala, A$AP Rocky, Glass Animals, and more.
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announced 1/5/2022 via PR Newswire

Cordiant Digital Infrastructure Limited, will acquire Emitel S.A.

synopsis: Cordiant Digital Infrastructure Limited announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary has signed a binding agreement to acquire Emitel S.A. from its shareholder - Alinda Capital Partners. Emitel is a leading terrestrial TV and radio broadcast infrastructure operator in Poland.
buyer: Cordiant Digital Infrastructure Limited (LSE:CORD:$0.00)
Cordiant Digital is a specialist investment company focused on investing in digital infrastructure assets in Europe and North America. "
target parent: Alinda Capital Partners
target: Emitel S.A.
Emitel is a leading terrestrial TV and radio broadcast infrastructure operator in Poland. Thanks to them, all Polish homes have been able to receive TV signals for over 50 years now — only analog signals at the beginning and digital signals since 2013.
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announced 11/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Australian Radio Network Pty Limited, will acquire Grant Broadcasters Pty. Ltd.

synopsis: Australian Radio Network (ARN), one of Australia’s most progressive and dynamic media and entertainment companies, is acquiring Grant Broadcasters, an Australian regional radio network that also includes a small number of metropolitan radio stations.
buyer parent: Here, There & Everywhere
buyer: Australian Radio Network Pty Limited
Australian Radio Network (ARN) is one of Australia’s most progressive and dynamic media and entertainment companies. ARN delivers the most complete audio experience for their listeners. Their radio brands include KIIS, Pure Gold, The Edge, and iHeartRadio. "
target: Grant Broadcasters Pty. Ltd.
Grant Broadcasters is an Australian regional radio network that also includes a small number of metropolitan radio stations.
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closed 10/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

BMSC Media, acquired WNAV

synopsis: BMSC Media, owned by Chris Roth and Frank Brady, have acquired WNAV, an AM radio station located in Annapolis and owned by “Wheel of Fortune” host Pat Sajak. The station primarily airs the hourly CBS News Radio and is the flagship station for the US Naval Academy's Lacrosse and Basketball teams.
buyer: BMSC Media
Chris Roth is an employee of DC radio station WTOP. Roth, a radio veteran of 31 years, worked as a WTOP Traffic reporter from 2010 to 2012. He and friend and fellow radio veteran Frank Brady will be the new owners of WNAV. Their company is BMSC Media. "
target: WNAV
WNAV is an AM radio station located in Annapolis, Maryland. While primarily a locally originated station, syndicated programming heard on WNAV includes First Light. The station also airs the hourly CBS News Radio and is the flagship station for the US Naval Academy's Lacrosse and Basketball teams.
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closed 7/6/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Stingray Digital Media Group, acquired Calm Radio

synopsis: Stingray Group Inc., a leading Canadian music, media, and technology company, has acquired Toronto-based Calm Radio, the world’s largest online music streaming service focused on the wellness and relaxation markets. With this acquisition, Stingray grows its portfolio of curated music content and dives into the health and wellness industry.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$211.31)
Montreal-based Stingray is a leading music, media, and technology company with over 1,000 employees worldwide. Stingray is a premium provider of curated direct-to-consumer and B2B services, including audio television channels, more than 100 radio stations, 4K UHD television channels, and more. "
target: Calm Radio
Based in Toronto, Calm Radio is an online radio station that provides its users with music for a healthier lifestyle. They are the world’s largest provider of life-enhancing music with an emphasis on focus, relaxation, mindfulness, and sleep music.
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closed 6/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Sony Music Entertainment Inc., acquired Somethin’ Else

synopsis: Sony Music Entertainment has announced the acquisition of Somethin’ Else. Specializing in audio, entertainment, music and arts content, Somethin’ Else is the UK’s largest independent podcast and audio producer and the BBC’s biggest independent producer of programs, covering a variety of music genres and flagship speech shows for the broadcaster.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a current roster that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars. The company boasts a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. "
target: Somethin’ Else
Specializing in audio, entertainment, music and arts content, Somethin’ Else is the UK’s largest independent podcast and audio producer and the BBC’s biggest independent producer of programs, covering a variety of music genres and flagship speech shows for the broadcaster.
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closed 5/12/2021 via GlobeNewswire

ReelTime, acquired Loudmouth News

synopsis: Conservative Broadcast Media & Journalism, has sold 100% of LoudMouth Media Inc. to ReelTime Media, one of the nation’s top canna-related media companies. Loudmouth News is the first syndicated terrestrial radio news program that focuses on the news relating to the marijuana industry.
buyer: ReelTime (K:RLTR:$0.00)
ReelTime Rentals, Inc. DBA ReelTime VR is a publicly traded company based in Seattle, WA. ReelTime is in the business of developing, producing, and distributing Virtual Reality Content and technologies. "
target parent: Conservative Broadcast Media & Journalism
target: Loudmouth News
LoudMouth Media, Inc. is one of the nation’s top canna-related media companies. Loudmouth News is the first syndicated terrestrial radio news program that focuses on the news relating to the marijuana industry.
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closed 4/21/2021 via BNC Analysis

Senbla, acquired General Entertainment Associates

synopsis: Senbla, a concert promoter and producer based in the UK, has acquired a 51% stake in General Entertainment Associates (GEA Live), a live entertainment company in the Neatherlands. GEA Live produces and promotes concerts and theatrical tours. The company has created events for titles and artists such as Christina Aguilera, De La Guarda, and more.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: Senbla
Senbla is a London a based concert promoting and production company, promoting shows and national tours throughout various venues in the UK. It has previously worked with artists including Joss Stone, Ennio Morricone, Marc Almond, Soft Cell, Burt Bacharach, Kristen Chenoweth and more. "
target: General Entertainment Associates
General Entertainment Associates (GEA Live) is a live entertainment company in the Neatherlands. GEA Live produces and promotes concerts, festivals, and theatrical tours. The company has created events for titles and artists such as Christina Aguilera, Garou, De La Guarda, and more.
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closed 3/31/2021 via BNC Analysis

DraftKings, acquired VSiN

synopsis: DraftKings, the largest, US-based online gaming destination where players engage in daily fantasy sports competitions, has bought Vegas Sports Information Network (VSiN), an American sports betting news, analysis and data radio network and streaming television channel.
buyer: DraftKings (DKNG:$1,296.03)
DraftKings, Inc. is the largest, US-based online gaming destination where players engage in daily fantasy sports competitions across fantasy football, baseball, golf, basketball, hockey, and college football and basketball. "
target: VSiN
Vegas Sports Information Network (VSiN) is an American sports betting news, analysis and data radio network and streaming television channel.
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announced 2/25/2021 via BNC Analysis

Bauer Media Group, will acquire Communicorp Media

synopsis: Bauer Media, a German multimedia conglomerate, has entered into an agreement to buy Irish-based Communicorp Group, a premier media company and home to some of Europe's leading commercial media brands.
buyer: Bauer Media Group
Germany-based Bauer Media Group is a media corporation focused on creating content that matters most to millions of people around the world: from print and online publishing to radio and money-helper services for consumers, as well as sales and marketing services for SMB. "
target: Communicorp Media
Based in Ireland, Communicorp Media is a premier media company and home to some of Europe's leading commercial media brands. Communicorp owns and operates a portfolio of media channels with a strong focus on commercial radio and emerging digital media.
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closed 2/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Eventim, acquired DreamHaus GmbH

synopsis: CTS Eventim, a German provider of ticketing services and live entertainment, has acquired a majority stake in DreamHaus GmbH, a concert agency in Germany. DreamHaus provides event production and management services for businesses and festivals. The company organizes concerts for shows, tours, festivals, and brand partnerships.
buyer: Eventim (XTRA:EVD:$726.25)
Headquartered in Germany, CTS Eventim is one of the leading international providers of Ticketing and Live Entertainment. In 2018, approx. 250 million tickets were marketed using their systems. They also operate some of Europe’s most renowned venues, such as the LANXESS arena and the EVENTIM Apollo. "
target: DreamHaus GmbH
DreamHaus is a concert agency in Germany. DreamHaus provides event production and management services for businesses and festivals. The company organizes concerts for shows, tours, festivals, and brand partnerships.
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announced 2/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Gray Television, Inc., will acquire Quincy Media

synopsis: Quincy Media, Inc. has approved the sale of the stock of the company to Gray Television, Inc. a public media company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Quincy Media, Inc. is a family-owned media company that owns and operates television stations in 16 markets, newspapers in two markets, radio in one and digital platforms in all.
buyer: Gray Television, Inc. (GTN:$2,391.00)
Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 94 television markets. With a rich history of over a century and more than 70 years of broadcast television specific expertise, Gray Television delivers meaningful content to millions of viewers each day. "
target: Quincy Media
Quincy Media, Inc., formerly known as Quincy Newspapers, Inc., is a family-owned media company that owns and operates television stations in 16 markets, newspapers in two markets, radio in one and digital platforms in all. Their broadcast footprint covers much of the upper Midwest.
price ($mm)
$925
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$134
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EV / EBITDA
6.9x
announced 12/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Educational Media Foundation, Inc., will acquire WCDD-FM 107.9

synopsis: Education Media Foundation, an American nonprofit Christian media ministry, is acquiring WCDD Country 107.9, a radio station broadcasting a country music format. It is licensed to Canton, Illinois and serves the Peoria radio market. Their sister station, WBYS, broadcasts St. Louis Cardinal baseball.
buyer: Educational Media Foundation, Inc.
Education Media Foundation is a radio broadcasting company that owns the Adult Contemporary Christian formatted K-LOVE Network and the Christian Pop Music Air 1 Radio Network. Their mission is to communicate the Gospel message through contemporary Christian music and short educational elements. "
target: WCDD-FM 107.9
WCDD (107.9 MHz FM, CD Country 107.9) is a radio station broadcasting a country music format. It is licensed to Canton, Illinois and serves the Peoria radio market. Their sister station, WBYS, broadcasts St. Louis Cardinal baseball.
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$0.17
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