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closed 1/27/2020 via GlobeNewswire

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

synopsis: ION Media, the nation’s leading independent broadcast TV operator, announced the purchase of KMCC-TV in Las Vegas from Entravision Communications Corporation. KMCC-TV is an Azteca América-affiliated television station serving Las Vegas, Nevada, that is licensed to Laughlin and broadcasts primarily in Spanish.
buyer: ION Media Networks (ION:$228.90)
ION Media is an independent, privately held media company, and owner and operator of the nation’s largest broadcast station group. ION reaches viewers in 98 million U.S. households, or 85% of the population, through its 60 owned and operated stations and its affiliations. "
seller: Entravision Communications Corporation (EVC:$697.98)
KMCC-TV is an Azteca América-affiliated television station serving Las Vegas, that is licensed to Laughlin and broadcasts primarily in Spanish. Entravision is a diversified global media, data and advertising technology company that reaches and engages Latino consumers in the U.S. and other markets.
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closed 1/3/2014 via BNC Analysis

NBCUniversal, LLC., acquired KTLM-TV

synopsis: The NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations announced it has completed the acquisition of KTLM-TV, the Telemundo affiliate licensed to Rio Grande City, Texas, serving the Harlingen-Weslaco-Brownsville area. KTLM-TV is marketed as "Telemundo 40 McAllen".
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: NBCUniversal, LLC.
NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. "
target: KTLM-TV
KTLM is a Telemundo owned-and-operated television station in Rio Grande City, Texas, broadcasting locally on channel 40. The station serves the Rio Grande Valley and is marketed as "Telemundo 40 McAllen".
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closed 3/5/2013 via PR Newswire

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

synopsis: Media Vista Group, LLC announced that it has completed the acquisition transaction for 4 television stations in 3 markets: KUKC 48 in Kansas City; WUMN 13 in Minneapolis; and, WLZE 51 and WUVF 2 in Ft Myers/Naples, FL, all Univision Station affiliates from SP Television, LLC.
buyer: Media Vista Group, LLC
Media Vista Group is the premier Hispanic media-company in Southwest Florida. "
seller: SP Television, LLC
The SP Television, LLC stations are WUVF-LP, Naples, Florida, WLZE-LD, Fort Myers, Florida, KUKC-LP, Kansas City, Missouri, and WUMN-LP, Minneapolis, Minnesota, each affiliated with Univision television network.
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closed 10/4/2007 via PR Newswire

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A Consortium of 5 buyers acquired Univision Communications Inc.

synopsis: Univision Communications Inc. the leading Spanish-language media company in the U.S., announced the completion of its acquisition by Broadcasting Media Partners Inc., an investor group including Madison Dearborn Partners, Providence Equity Partners, TPG, Thomas H. Lee Partners, and Saban Capital Group, for $36.25 per share in cash.
buyer: Texas Pacific Group
buyer: Thomas H. Lee Co.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Saban Capital Group
buyer: Madison Dearborn Partners
Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. is one of the largest and oldest private equity investment firms in the United States and has raised and managed almost $20 billion of capital, making investments in over 100 businesses since its founding in 1974. "
target parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
target: Univision Communications Inc.
Univision Communications Inc. (“Univision”) is the leading Spanish-language media and entertainment company in the United States.
price ($mm)
$13,640
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$1,969
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$679
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announced 10/28/2019 via Company Press Release

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

synopsis: Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. (CME) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by an affiliate of the Netherlands-based investment fund PPF Group N.V. CME is a media and entertainment company operating leading businesses and broadcasting 30 television channels in five Central and Eastern European markets,
buyer: PPF Group N.V.
Netherlands-based PPF Group was founded as an investment fund. PPF Group invests in multiple market segments such as financial services, telecommunications, biotechnology, real estate and mechanical engineering. The reach of PPF Group spans from Europe to North America and across Asia. "
target: Central European Media Enterprises (CETV:$697.26)
Central European Media Enterprises (CME) is a media and entertainment company operating leading businesses in five Central and Eastern European markets. CME currently broadcasts 30 television channels in Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Romania, the Slovak Republic, and Slovenia.
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$1,175 [$1,738]
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$697
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$244
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announced 7/12/2017 via Company Press Release

United Group B.V., will purchase Nova TV and POP TV from Central European Media Enterprises

synopsis: Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. announced that it has agreed to sell its leading broadcast operations in Croatia (“Nova TV”) and in Slovenia (“POP TV”) to Slovenia Broadband S.à r.l., a subsidiary of United Group B.V., subject to certain closing conditions, including regulatory approvals.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: United Group B.V.
United Group is the largest alternative telecom provider in the Balkans region that operates in two main business segments: telecommunication platforms and media (content and advertising). It has the broadest network coverage in the region and provides services of the highest quality. "
seller: Central European Media Enterprises (CETV:$697.26)
Nova TV in Croatia & POP TV in Slovenia are leading broadcast operations of Central European Media Enterprises. Nova TV, which launched in 2000, is Croatia's first private commercial television station. POP TV, which launched in 1995, has been Slovenia’s most popular television channel for 20 years.
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announced 12/5/2006 via BusinessWire

ESPN, Inc., will acquire NASN

synopsis: ESPN has agreed to acquire NASN, the only European channel dedicated to North American sports, from Setanta Sport Holdings Ltd and Benchmark Capital Europe. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed, and the deal is expected to close early next year subject to regulatory approvals.
buyer parent: The Walt Disney Company
buyer: ESPN, Inc.
ESPN, Inc. is the world’s leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring a portfolio of over 50 multimedia sports assets. The company is comprised of six U.S. television networks. "
target: NASN
NASN is the only pan-European sports network broadcasting 24 hours a day, 7 days a week showing extensive live and 'as live' coverage of the highest profile sports in North America including: the National Hockey League, Major League Baseball and National Football League.
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closed 9/4/2006 via PR Newswire

SBS Broadcasting S.A., acquired TV K Lumea

synopsis: SBS Broadcasting Sarl announced that its wholly-owned Romanian subsidiary, Amerom Television S.R.L., has completed the acquisition of Romania's most popular music channel, TV K Lumea. With a focus on contemporary international and domestic hit music, TV K Lumea is the ratings leader in the 15-24 urban target group.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: SBS Broadcasting S.A.
SBS Broadcasting Group is one Europe's leading broadcasting groups, with leading commercial television, premium pay channels, radio stations and related print businesses in Western and Central & Eastern Europe. "
target: TV K Lumea
TV K Lumea is Romania's most popular music channel. With a focus on contemporary international and domestic hit music, TV K Lumea is the ratings leader in the 15-24 urban target group. TV K Lumea was launched in 1999 as Romania's first local language music channel.
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closed 5/6/2005 via PR Newswire

Central European Media Enterprises Ltd, acquired TV Nova

synopsis: Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. announced that it has raised $709 million in debt and equity and completed its acquisition of a controlling interest in TV Nova, the premier television network in Central and Eastern Europe.
buyer: Central European Media Enterprises Ltd (CETV:$697.26)
Central European Media Enterprises, the pioneering international television broadcasting company, operates the leading group of networks and stations across Central and Eastern Europe. "
target: TV Nova
TV Nova is the premier television network in Central and Eastern Europe.
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closed 7/15/2010 via Capital IQ

Bolloré, acquired Virgin17

synopsis: Lagardere has announced the sale of the French TV channel Virgin 17 to Bolloré media for €70 million. According to Didier Quillot, CEO of Lagardere, the price was calculated based on audience share of the channel, which does not exceed 0.9%.
buyer: Bolloré (ENXTPA:BOL:$11,514.97)
Bolloré is a French investment and industrial holding group headquartered in Puteaux, on the western outskirts of Paris, France. The company, a paper-energy-plantations-logistics conglomerate, employs 28,000 people around the world. "
target parent: Lagardère SCA
target: Virgin17
Virgin 17 is a French music video and tv show television network.
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closed 11/5/2007 via

Gruppo DeAgostini/Atlas International BV, acquired Marathon Group

synopsis: Italy's De Agostini SpA said its media and communications unit De Agostini Communications has reached an agreement to buy the whole of TV content company Marathon Group from private equity Bridgepoint and the Marathon management.
buyer: Gruppo DeAgostini/Atlas International BV
Through a diversification and internationalization strategy initiated in 1997, De Agostini has gradually expanded its activities from the traditional publishing sector to other sectors, each belonging to an independent sub-holding. "
target parent: Bridgepoint Capital Limited
target: Marathon Group
Marathon Group is a French company focused on TV production and distribution. Marathon produces some 350 hours of programming a year. Its annual revenue is around $162 million.
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announced 8/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Liberman Media Group LLC, will purchase WLII-TV and all repeater stations from Univision Communications Inc.

synopsis: Liberman Media Group LLC will acquire WLII-TV, the Univision owned-and-operated station in Puerto Rico, and all of its repeater stations on the island, including WSUR-DT and WOLE-DT. Following the closing of the agreement, Liberman plans to continue programming the station with content from the Univision and UniMás broadcast networks.
buyer: Liberman Media Group LLC
Liberman Media Group LLC is a media company founded by Lenard Liberman. "
seller: Univision Communications Inc.
WLII-DT is a Univision owned-and-operated television station that is licensed to Caguas, Puerto Rico. WLII-TV's repeater stations include WSUR-DT and WOLE-DT.
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closed 7/16/2015 via PR Newswire

RCN Television Group, acquired MundoFox

synopsis: RCN Television Group announced that it has purchased the entire interest of its joint-venture partner, FOX International Channels, in the U.S. Spanish language broadcast network, MundoFox. MundoFox is a national broadcast television network catering to the U.S. Hispanic market.
buyer parent: Organización Ardila Lülle
buyer: RCN Television Group
RCN is a leading television network and production company with a long track record of highly acclaimed series and telenovelas. The company belongs to the Organizacion Ardila Lulle, one of the most prominent industrial conglomerates in Latin America. "
target: MundoFox
MundoFox was launched in the Fall of 2012 as the third national broadcast television network catering to the U.S. Hispanic market from one of the major broadcasting companies in the country.
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closed 7/29/2008 via PR Newswire

Central European Media Enterprises Ltd, purchased 80% stake in two Bulgarian TV stations from Top Tone Media Holdings

synopsis: Central European Media Enterprises has bought an 80 percent stake in two Bulgarian television stations for $172 million, expanding its reach in eastern Europe, the company said.
buyer: Central European Media Enterprises Ltd (CETV:$697.26)
Central European Media Enterprises, the pioneering international television broadcasting company, operates the leading group of networks and stations across Central and Eastern Europe. "
seller: Top Tone Media Holdings
Top Tone Media Holdings Limited owns and operates broadcast television stations in Bulgaria.
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closed 9/4/2007 via PR Newswire

Central European Media Enterprises Ltd, acquired Studio 1+1 LLC

synopsis: Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. has secured a 60% ownership in Studio 1+1 by completing the registration of a 42% direct ownership interest in Studio 1+1 LLC via a Ukrainian subsidiary company.
buyer: Central European Media Enterprises Ltd (CETV:$697.26)
Central European Media Enterprises, the pioneering international television broadcasting company, operates the leading group of networks and stations across Central and Eastern Europe. "
target: Studio 1+1 LLC
"1+1" is a national Ukrainian-language TV channel, the leader in national TV production and one of the favorite channels of Ukrainian viewers. TV channel "1+1" was founded and started broadcasting in 1995.
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announced 10/26/2006 via Company Press Release

Prof-Media Management LLC, will purchase Rambler TV’ from Rambler Media Group

synopsis: Rambler Media Limited a leading provider of internet and multimedia services to the global Russian-speaking community, announces Rambler Media will receive a consideration of US$23 million in cash for the sale of its TV business ‘Rambler TV’ to Osgora Productions Limited, a 100% subsidiary of Prof-Media, a Russian media holding company.
buyer: Prof-Media Management LLC
Prof-Media is one of the largest and most diversified media holdings in Russia, one of the leaders in the newspaper, magazine, radio and cinema markets. The holding is a major private investor in the Russian cinema industry. "
seller: Rambler Media Group
Rambler Media provides Russian language services in three complementary and integrated business areas: Internet services, Mobile Value Added Services (MVAS) and Television Broadcasting.
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$23
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closed 11/5/2021 via BNC Analysis

Entravision Communications Corporation, acquired 365 Digital

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

Entravision Communications Corporation, will acquire MediaDonuts

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

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

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

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

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

Headway Digital, acquired Smadex SL

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

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

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

Entravision Communications Corporation, will acquire Headway Digital

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

Entravision Communications Corporation, acquired Pulpo Media, Inc

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

Entravision Communications Corporation, acquired Lotus Entravision Reps

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

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

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

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

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

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

synopsis: Univision Communications Inc. and Entravision Communications Corporation today announced that on January 1, 2006, they completed the previously announced acquisition by Univision of radio stations KBRG(FM) and KLOK(AM) serving the San Francisco/San Jose, California market from Entravision for $90 million.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: Univision Communications Inc.
Univision Communications Inc. (“Univision”) is the leading Spanish-language media and entertainment company in the United States. "
seller: Entravision Communications Corporation (EVC:$697.98)
Entravision Communications Corporation is a diversified Spanish-language media company utilizing a combination of television, radio and outdoor operations to reach approximately 75% of Hispanic consumers across the United States, as well as the border markets of Mexico.
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announced 9/25/2020 via PR Newswire

The E.W. Scripps Company, will acquire ION Media Networks

synopsis: The E.W. Scripps Company, America's fourth-largest independent TV station owner, will buy ION Media, an independent, privately held media company, and owner and operator of the nation’s largest broadcast station group.
buyer: The E.W. Scripps Company (SSP:$1,599.45)
The E.W. Scripps Company serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of local and national media brands. With 36 television stations, Scripps is one of the nation's largest independent TV station owners. "
target: ION Media Networks (ION:$228.90)
ION Media is an independent, privately held media company, and owner and operator of the nation’s largest broadcast station group. ION reaches viewers in 98 million U.S. households, or 85% of the population, through its 60 owned and operated stations and its affiliations.
price ($mm)
$2,650
rev ($mm)
$558
EBITDA ($mm)
$323
EV / rev
4.7x
EV / EBITDA
8.2x
closed 1/27/2020 via GlobeNewswire

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

synopsis: ION Media, the nation’s leading independent broadcast TV operator, announced the purchase of KMCC-TV in Las Vegas from Entravision Communications Corporation. KMCC-TV is an Azteca América-affiliated television station serving Las Vegas, Nevada, that is licensed to Laughlin and broadcasts primarily in Spanish.
buyer: ION Media Networks (ION:$228.90)
ION Media is an independent, privately held media company, and owner and operator of the nation’s largest broadcast station group. ION reaches viewers in 98 million U.S. households, or 85% of the population, through its 60 owned and operated stations and its affiliations. "
seller: Entravision Communications Corporation (EVC:$697.98)
KMCC-TV is an Azteca América-affiliated television station serving Las Vegas, that is licensed to Laughlin and broadcasts primarily in Spanish. Entravision is a diversified global media, data and advertising technology company that reaches and engages Latino consumers in the U.S. and other markets.
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announced 6/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

ION Media Networks, will acquire KTRV-TV

synopsis: ION Media, an independent, privately held media company and owner operator of the nation’s largest broadcast station group, is acquiring KTRV-TV in Boise, Idaho from Block Communications. KTRV-TV is an ION Television affiliated station that broadcasts to the Boise, Idaho television market.
buyer: ION Media Networks (ION:$228.90)
ION Media is an independent, privately held media company, and owner and operator of the nation’s largest broadcast station group. ION reaches viewers in 98 million U.S. households, or 85% of the population, through its 60 owned and operated stations and its affiliations. "
target parent: Block Communications Incorporated
target: KTRV-TV
KTRV-TV is an Ion Television affiliated television station located in Nampa, Idaho. Founded in 1981, KTRV-TV broadcasts to the Boise, Idaho television market.
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announced 12/11/2013 via BNC Analysis

ION Media, will purchase 3 TV Stations from Roberts Broadcasting Co.

synopsis: Attorneys for St. Louis-based Roberts Broadcasting Company and its creditors have agreed to sell WRBU-Channel 46 in St. Louis; WZRB in Columbia, S.C.; and WAZE in Evansville, Ind., to West Palm Beach, Florida based ION Media Networks for $7.75 million.
buyer: ION Media (ION:$228.90)
ION Media Networks, Inc. owns and operates the nation's largest broadcast television station group and ION Television, reaching over 94 million U.S. television households via its nationwide broadcast television, cable and satellite distribution systems. "
seller: Roberts Broadcasting Co.
Roberts Broadcasting Company is led by brothers, Michael and Steve Roberts, and owns television stations. The stations being sold are WRBU-Channel 46 in St. Louis; WZRB in Columbia, S.C.; and WAZE in Evansville, Ind.
price ($mm)
$7.75
rev ($mm)
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announced 5/22/2009 via BNC Analysis

Wilmington Trust Corporation, will purchase a minority stake in ION Media Networks

synopsis: ION Media Networks, owner and operator of the ION Television network, announced that it has reached an agreement with its first-lien debt holders, led by Wilmington Trust FSB, that will see that group walk away with 85.7% of ION's new common stock through a debt-to-equity conversion.
buyer: Wilmington Trust Corporation
Wilmington Trust provides customized financial alternatives for three core lines of business: wealth advisory, corporate client, and regional banking services. "
target: ION Media Networks (ION:$228.90)
ION Media Networks, Inc. owns and operates the nation's largest broadcast television station group and ION Television, reaching over 94 million U.S. television households via its nationwide broadcast television, cable and satellite distribution systems.
price ($mm)
$257*
rev ($mm)
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closed 1/2/2008 via BusinessWire

ION Media Networks, purchased WPXX Memphis and WPXL New Orleans from Flinn Broadcasting

synopsis: ION Media Networks, Inc. has closed the previously announced purchase of the television stations WPXX, serving the Memphis market, and WPXL, serving the New Orleans market, from Flinn Broadcasting Corporation.
buyer: ION Media Networks (ION:$228.90)
ION Media Networks, Inc. owns and operates the nation's largest broadcast television station group and ION Television, reaching over 94 million U.S. television households via its nationwide broadcast television, cable and satellite distribution systems. "
seller: Flinn Broadcasting
Flinn Broadcasting is a Tennessee based company that owns and operates television stations; WHBQ, WHBQ-FM, KXHT, WOWW, WGSF, WPXX, WIVG as well as WMPS and WAVN (through Arlington Broadcasting.)
price ($mm)
$36
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/27/2020 via GlobeNewswire

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

synopsis: ION Media, the nation’s leading independent broadcast TV operator, announced the purchase of KMCC-TV in Las Vegas from Entravision Communications Corporation. KMCC-TV is an Azteca América-affiliated television station serving Las Vegas, Nevada, that is licensed to Laughlin and broadcasts primarily in Spanish.
buyer: ION Media Networks (ION:$228.90)
ION Media is an independent, privately held media company, and owner and operator of the nation’s largest broadcast station group. ION reaches viewers in 98 million U.S. households, or 85% of the population, through its 60 owned and operated stations and its affiliations. "
seller: Entravision Communications Corporation (EVC:$697.98)
KMCC-TV is an Azteca América-affiliated television station serving Las Vegas, that is licensed to Laughlin and broadcasts primarily in Spanish. Entravision is a diversified global media, data and advertising technology company that reaches and engages Latino consumers in the U.S. and other markets.
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announced 3/30/2022 via BNC Analysis

Nuttaphong Sitaworarat and Boonuea Jitthanom, will acquire Nation Broadcasting Corporation

synopsis: Mr. Boonuea Jitthanom and Mr. Nuttaphong Sitaworarat, Thai investors with shares in various major companies, will acquire a 61% stake in Nation Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) from Nation Group, one of Thailand's largest media companies. NBC is a media company in Thailand that operates a 24-hour news channel dedicated to providing up-to-date news.
buyer: Nuttaphong Sitaworarat and Boonuea Jitthanom
Mr. Boonuea Jitthanom and Mr. Nuttaphong Sitaworarat are shareholders in various major companies, including One To One Contacts Plc., Trinity Public Company Limited and Wow Factor Plc. "
target parent: Nation Group
target: Nation Broadcasting Corporation (NBC.BK:$394.87)
Nation Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) is media company in Thailand focused on producing news programs. NBC's Nation TV 22 is a 24-hour news channel that is dedicated to providing up-to-date news with in-depth and unbiased coverage.
price ($mm)[EV]
$27 [$31]*
rev ($mm)
$14
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/23/2022 via PR Newswire

Standard General L.P., will acquire WFXT Boston

synopsis: Standard General, a company that manages capital for public and private pension funds, endowments, foundations, and high-net-worth individuals, is to acquire Cox Media Group's WFXT/Boston, a Fox-affiliated television station licensed to Boston, Massachusetts.
buyer: Standard General L.P.
Standard General was founded in 2007 and manages capital for public and private pension funds, endowments, foundations, and high-net-worth individuals. "
target parent: Apollo Global Management
target: WFXT Boston
WFXT, virtual channel 25 (UHF digital channel 34), is a Fox-affiliated television station licensed to Boston, Massachusetts, United States.
price ($mm)
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announced 2/23/2022 via PR Newswire

Cox Media Group, Inc., will acquire Community News Media LLC

synopsis: Cox Media Group is to acquire the station group currently owned by Standard General's affiliate, Community News Media LLC. Community News Media LLC is comprised of the television stations KBSI (Fox) – Cape Girardeau, Missouri, KLKN (ABC) – Lincoln, Nebraska, WDKA (MyNet) – Paducah, Kentucky, and WLNE-TV(ABC) – New Bedford, Massachusetts.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: Cox Media Group, Inc.
Cox Media Group (CMG) is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company's operations include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers and non-daily publications. "
target parent: Standard General L.P.
target: Community News Media LLC
Community News Media LLC is comprised of the television stations KBSI (Fox) – Cape Girardeau, Missouri, KLKN (ABC) – Lincoln, Nebraska, WDKA (MyNet) – Paducah, Kentucky, and WLNE-TV(ABC) – New Bedford, Massachusetts.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 2/22/2022 via Company Press Release

Standard General L.P., will acquire TEGNA Inc.

synopsis: TEGNA Inc., a broadcast, digital media and marketing services company, is to be acquired by Standard General L.P., which manages capital for public and private pension funds, endowments, foundations, and high-net-worth individuals.
buyer: Standard General L.P.
Standard General was founded in 2007 and manages capital for public and private pension funds, endowments, foundations, and high-net-worth individuals. "
target: TEGNA Inc. (TGNA:$2,991.09)
TEGNA Inc. is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of communities. With 64 television stations and two radio stations in 51 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms.
price ($mm)[EV]
$5,214 [$8,490]*
rev ($mm)
$2,991
EBITDA ($mm)
$969
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
9.0x
closed 2/10/2022 via BNC Analysis

Astralis A/S, acquired Pixel.Tv ApS

synopsis: Denmark-based esports organization Astralis has acquired a majority stake in Danish production and broadcasting firm Pixel.tv. Pixel.tv is a community for people interested in games, movies and gear. Pixel.tv works as a standalone TV station on the web and as cable TV, where people can watch TV about games, movies and gear for free.
buyer: Astralis A/S (CPSE:ASTRLS:$7.82)
Astralis is a leading esports organization, currently operating five teams under the Astralis brand, in Counter-Strike (CS:GO), League of Legends (LoL), Rainbow Six: Seige (R6), Fortnite, and FIFA. "
target: Pixel.Tv ApS
Pixel.tv is a community for people interested in games, movies and gear. Pixel.tv works as a standalone TV station on the web and as cable TV, where people can watch TV about games, movies and gear for free. Pixel.tv is also Denmark's first web TV station.
price ($mm)
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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:$0.00)
Cordiant Digital is a specialist investment company focused on investing in digital infrastructure assets in Europe and North America. "
target parent: Alinda Capital Partners
target: Emitel S.A.
Emitel is a leading terrestrial TV and radio broadcast infrastructure operator in Poland. Thanks to them, all Polish homes have been able to receive TV signals for over 50 years now — only analog signals at the beginning and digital signals since 2013.
price ($mm)
$477
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/22/2021 via Company Press Release

Koch Media, acquired Spotfilm Networx Gmbh

synopsis: Spotfilm Networx GmbH, Germany's largest ad-supported multichannel network, is now part of Koch Films GmbH. The company from Munich has acquired all shares of the Berlin-based AVOD (ad-supported video-on-demand) provider. Spotfilm Networx streams feature films in German-speaking countries.
buyer parent: Embracer Group
buyer: Koch Media
Austria-based Koch Media is a leading, independent producer and marketer of digital entertainment products and accessories. Its business areas include distribution of media products, including movies, videogames and software products, and games publishing under the Deep Silver label. "
target: Spotfilm Networx Gmbh
Spotfilm Networx GmbH is the largest ad-supported video-on-demand (AVOD) provider for feature films in German-speaking countries. With 20 million film views per month, the platform represents a modern and innovative free TV.
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closed 11/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Recurrent Ventures, acquired Donut Media

synopsis: Recurrent Ventures, an innovative digital media company, has acquired Donut Media, the largest automotive brand on YouTube. Donut Media is dedicated to bringing accessible automotive content to audiences of all ages. Their catalog of original series include Up to Speed, Money Pit, and HiLow.
buyer: Recurrent Ventures
Recurrent Ventures is an innovative digital media company that empowers brands to grow. Recurrent connects consumers with media in a way that is enjoyable, sustainable, and profitable--while maintaining editorial integrity. Their brands include Popular Science, Domino, Outdoor Life, and more. "
target: Donut Media
Donut Media is the largest automotive brand on YouTube. Donut Media is dedicated to bringing accessible automotive content to audiences of all ages. Their videos provide a comedic and informative approach to car content. Their catalog of original series include Up to Speed, Money Pit, and HiLow.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/1/2021 via BNC Analysis

PlaySide Studios Limited, purchased Dumb Ways To Die from Metro Trains Melbourne Pty Ltd

synopsis: PlaySide Studios (PLY) is acquiring the Dumb Ways to Die (DWTD) franchise from Metro Trains Melbourne. PlaySide will acquire all DWTD assets including copyright, trademarks, software, merchandise, social media accounts and domain names. The Dumb Ways to Die campaign launched on YouTube in 2012 to promote rail safety.
buyer: PlaySide Studios Limited ((ASX:PLY:$8.16)
PlaySide Studios is a pioneer in mobile gaming with a driver and focus for high quality development, monetisation and user acquisition. Founded in 2012 by a group of experienced video game professionals, the company specializes in developing console-quality games, tailored for mobile devices. "
seller: Metro Trains Melbourne Pty Ltd
The Dumb Ways to Die (DWTD) campaign was launched on YouTube in 2012 to promote rail safety and consists of offbeat humour, a catchy tune and a collection of animated characters. DWTD assets including copyright, trademarks, software, merchandise, social media accounts and domain names.
price ($mm)
$1.64
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/10/2021 via GlobeNewswire

iMedia Brands, Inc., acquired 1-2-3.tv GmbH

synopsis: iMedia Brands, Inc. has acquired 123tv, a leading interactive media company disrupting Germany’s television retailing marketplace with its expertise in proprietary, Dutch auction style live and automated auctions that engages consumers with 123tv’s balanced merchandising mix of compelling products shipped directly to their homes.
buyer: iMedia Brands, Inc. (IMBI:$460.47)
iMedia Brands, Inc. is a leading interactive media company that owns a growing portfolio of TV Networks, Consumer Brands and Digital Services that together position the Company as a leading single-source partner to television advertisers and consumer brands. "
target parent: ARCUS Capital AG
target: 1-2-3.tv GmbH
123tv is a leading interactive media company disrupting Germany’s television retailing marketplace with its expertise in proprietary, Dutch auction style live and automated auctions that engages consumers with 123tv’s balanced merchandising mix of compelling products shipped directly to their homes.
price ($mm)
$95
rev ($mm)
$190
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Gray Television, Inc., purchased TV Station Division from Meredith Corporation

synopsis: Magazine publisher and multimedia company Meredith Corp. has sold its Local Media Group which owns 17 television stations in 12 local markets, to Gray Television Inc., a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 94 television markets.
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. "
seller: Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP:$2,879.70)
The acquisition includes the Local Media Group of Meredith Corporation consisting of 17 television stations in 12 local markets. Meredith Corporation is an American media conglomerate based in Des Moines, Iowa. The company owns magazines, television stations, websites, and radio stations.
price ($mm)
$2,825
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/12/2021 via BNC Analysis

Henry R. Muñoz III, acquired Funny Or Die

synopsis: Designer, philanthropist and former Democratic National Committee finance chair Henry R. Muñoz III has acquired Funny Or Die, a digital comedy studio and branded content maker. The deal includes their library, social media assets and longform slate.
buyer: Henry R. Muñoz III
Henry R. Muñoz III is an American designer, businessman, activist, and philanthropist. He serves as the chairman and chief executive officer of Kell Muñoz Architects, Inc and Muñoz & Company, one of the oldest and largest minority-owned design practices in Texas. "
target parent: Sequoia Capital
target: Funny Or Die
Funny Or Die is an Emmy-winning leader in comedy entertainment, combining Hollywood artistry with Silicon Valley innovation to deliver cutting-edge content across a rapidly expanding distribution network.
price ($mm)
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announced 4/21/2021 via BusinessWire

Grupo Televisa, S.A. will be merged with Univision Communications Inc.,

synopsis: Grupo Televisa, a leading media company in the Spanish-speaking world, and Univision, an American Spanish-language television network, announced a definitive transaction agreement in which Televisa’s content and media assets will be combined with Univision to create the largest Spanish-language media company in the world: Televisa-Univision.
buyer parent: ForgeLight, LLC
buyer: Univision Communications Inc.
As the leading Hispanic media company in the U.S., Univision Communications, Inc. entertains, informs and empowers U.S. Hispanics with news, sports and entertainment content across broadcast and cable television, audio, and digital platforms. "
target: Grupo Televisa, S.A. (TV:$4,927.53)
Televisa is a leading media company in the Spanish-speaking world, an important cable operator in Mexico and an operator of a leading direct-to-home satellite pay television system in Mexico.
price ($mm)
$4,800
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

JKN Global Media Public Company Limited, acquired New18

synopsis: JKN Global Media Public Company Limited, Thailand’s leading global content distribution and broadcast company, has acquired New18, a broadcasting company that specializes in online broadcasting and news.
buyer: JKN Global Media Public Company Limited (SET:JKN:$53.67)
JKN Global Media Public Company Limited is Thailand’s leading global content distribution and broadcast company. JKN distributes content from Asia (specializing content from India and the Philippines) in Thailand through digital TV, cable satellite, OTT Platforms, publishing and merchandising. "
target: New18
New18 or DN Broadcast Company Limited, is a broadcasting company based in Thailand. They specialize in online broadcasting and news, through their website, and through their social media accounts, including Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
price ($mm)[EV]
$34 [$76]
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
12.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

Caybon, acquired Splay One

synopsis: Caybon, a digital media powerhouse in Sweden, has acquired Splay One from Nordic Entertainment Group, an entertainment provider in the Nordics. Splay One is an entertainment agency in the Nordics. Splay One operates the biggest multi-channel network in the Nordics. They offer services for branded channels, influencer marketing, TV series, and more.
buyer parent: Priveq Investment
buyer: Caybon
Caybon is a digital media powerhouse in Sweden. Caybon helps companies drive their brands’ awareness and conversion by creating engaging content that connects them with their target audience. Their distribution networks have 25 million Facebook followers and 42 million YouTube subscribers. "
target parent: Nordic Entertainment Group
target: Splay One
Splay One is the No.1 entertainment agency in the Nordics. Splay One operates the biggest multi-channel network in the Nordics, with over 250 million video views a month. They offer services for branded channels, influencer marketing, performance marketing, TV series, 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:$1,296.03)
DraftKings, Inc. is the largest, US-based online gaming destination where players engage in daily fantasy sports competitions across fantasy football, baseball, golf, basketball, hockey, and college football and basketball. "
target: VSiN
Vegas Sports Information Network (VSiN) is an American sports betting news, analysis and data radio network and streaming television channel.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/31/2021 via PR Newswire

Eleven Sports, acquired Team Whistle

synopsis: Eleven Sports has acquired New York-based Team Whistle, a global media company that’s changing the sports and entertainment game. Team Whistle creates and distributes engaging content experiences for today’s audiences. Their premium shows are available on the social, audio and streaming platforms that matter most.
buyer parent: Aser Ventures
buyer: Eleven Sports
Eleven Sports is a global sports provider dedicated to delivering world-class international and domestic sports and lifestyle entertainment. The channels are 24/7, multiscreen, full HD and locally produced to the highest international production standards, with local language commentary. "
target: Team Whistle
Team Whistle is a global media company that’s changing the sports and entertainment game. Team Whistle creates and distributes engaging content experiences for today’s audiences. Their premium shows are available on the social, audio and streaming platforms that matter most.
price ($mm)
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announced 3/26/2021 via BNC Analysis

Madison Square Garden Networks will be merged with The Madison Square Garden Company,

synopsis: Madison Square Garden Entertainment, a world leader in live sports and entertainment, is to acquire Madison Square Garden Networks, a regional sports network that encompasses MSG’s media operations. Primarily serving the Mid-Atlantic United States, its programming focuses on events featuring and other programs about New York City sports teams.
buyer: The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG:$228.42)
The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment, setting a global standard for excellence and innovation. MSG builds iconic brands that forge deep connections with diverse and passionate audiences. "
target: Madison Square Garden Networks (MSGN:$640.69)
Madison Square Garden Networks is a regional sports network that encompasses Madison Square Garden’s media operations. Primarily serving the Mid-Atlantic United States, its programming focuses on events featuring and other programs about New York City sports teams.
price ($mm)[EV]
$922 [$1,722]
rev ($mm)
$641
EBITDA ($mm)
$303
EV / rev
2.7x
EV / EBITDA
5.7x

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Ticker: NXST
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nexstar Broadcasting
Nexstar Broadcasting
Nexstar Broadcasting Group is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital and mobile media platforms.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$4,740.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,950.67
EBIT ($mm)
$1,507.67
Net Income ($mm)
$955.94
Employees
11749
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Ticker: MTG B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Modern Times Group MTG AB
Modern Times Group MTG AB
MTG (Modern Times Group MTG AB) is an international entertainment group. Their operations span six continents and include TV channels and platforms, online services, content production businesses and radio stations.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$4,712.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$49.78
EBIT ($mm)
$207.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
796
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Ticker: XTRA:PSM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG
ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG
ProSiebenSat.1 Group is one of the largest independent media corporations in Europe. With the stations SAT.1, ProSieben, kabel eins, sixx, SAT.1 Gold and ProSieben MAXX, they are number 1 in Germany both in the TV-advertising market and in the audience market.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$4,577.28
EBITDA ($mm)
$913.35
EBIT ($mm)
$632.32
Net Income ($mm)
$211.94
Employees
6477
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Ticker: GCI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gannett Co., Inc.
Gannett Co., Inc.
Gannett is a leading media and marketing company with unparalleled local-to-national reach, successfully connecting consumers, communities and businesses. They provide rich content through hundreds of outstanding affiliated digital, mobile and print products.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$3,208.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$478.88
EBIT ($mm)
$290.22
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
16300
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Ticker: TSE:9404
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nippon TV Holdings
Nippon TV Holdings
Nippon Television Holdings is a holding company that manages and operates broadcast companies in the group, through ownership of shares and stocks. The company was founded in 1952 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$3,175.77
EBITDA ($mm)
$408.65
EBIT ($mm)
$344.70
Net Income ($mm)
$245.98
Employees
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Ticker: TGNA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TEGNA Inc.
TEGNA Inc.
TEGNA Inc. is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of communities. With 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,991.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$929.99
EBIT ($mm)
$802.22
Net Income ($mm)
$476.95
Employees
6430
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Ticker: GHC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Graham Holdings Company
Graham Holdings Company
Graham Holdings Company is a diversified education and media company whose operations include educational services; television broadcasting; online, print and local TV news; home health and hospice care; and manufacturing.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,857.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$413.40
EBIT ($mm)
$302.95
Net Income ($mm)
$238.66
Employees
14297
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Ticker: GTN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gray Television, Inc.
Gray Television, Inc.
Gray Television is a television broadcast company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, that owns and operates television stations and leading digital assets in markets throughout the US. They own and operate television stations in 45 television markets broadcasting a total of 150 programming streams.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,391.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$909.00
EBIT ($mm)
$704.00
Net Income ($mm)
$396.00
Employees
7140
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Ticker: SSP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The E.W. Scripps Company
The E.W. Scripps Company
The E.W. Scripps Company serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of local and national media brands. With 33 television stations, Scripps is one of the nation's largest independent TV station owners.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,599.45
EBITDA ($mm)
$179.98
EBIT ($mm)
$75.54
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5900
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Ticker: BME:A3M
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Atresmedia Corporación de Medios de Comunicación, S.A.
Atresmedia Corporación de Medios de Comunicación, S.A.
Atresmedia, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the television, radio, cinema, the Internet, and advertising businesses. The company operates 57 television channels and 31 radio stations in Germany, France, Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg, Spain, Hungary, Croatia, and the Southeast Asia.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,001.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$129.51
EBIT ($mm)
$116.80
Net Income ($mm)
$72.32
Employees
2467
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Ticker: ENXTPA:EN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bouygues SA
Bouygues SA
Bouygues is a diversified group, structured by a strong corporate culture and whose businesses are organized around three activities: Construction with Bouygues Construction (BTP and Energies & Services), Bouygues Immobilier and Colas (Routes), Telecoms with Bouygues Telecom and Media with TF1.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$41,613.59
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,421.80
EBIT ($mm)
$1,279.78
Net Income ($mm)
$843.36
Employees
133197
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qurate Retail, Inc.
Qurate Retail, Inc.
Qurate Retail, Inc. operates and owns interests in a broad range of digital commerce businesses. Qurate Retail, Inc.’s businesses and assets consist of QVC (and its subsidiaries, including HSN), Zulily and the Cornerstone Brands as well as various green energy and other investments.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$13,604.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,859.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,363.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
25314
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Ticker: DISC.A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Discovery Communications, Inc.
Discovery Communications, Inc.
Discovery Communications is the world's #1 pay-TV programmer, reaching 2.5 billion cumulative subscribers in over 220 countries and territories. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools, including an award-winning series of K-12 digital textbooks.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$12,191.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$7,149.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,066.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:4676
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fuji Media Holdings, Inc.
Fuji Media Holdings, Inc.
Fuji Media Holdings, Inc. is a certified broadcast holding company in Japan. Their broadcasting business produces terrestrial and satellite (BS and CS) television broadcasts, and radio broadcasts.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$5,960.07
EBITDA ($mm)
$364.28
EBIT ($mm)
$196.01
Net Income ($mm)
$127.64
Employees
7820
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Ticker: SBGI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sinclair Broadcast Group
Sinclair Broadcast Group
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides sales services to 162 television stations in 79 markets.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5,943.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,075.67
EBIT ($mm)
$1,377.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
11800
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Ticker: JSE:NPN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Naspers Ltd.
Naspers Ltd.
Founded in 1915, Naspers is a global internet and entertainment group and one of the largest technology investors in the world. Operating in more than 130 countries and markets with long-term growth potential, Naspers builds leading companies that empower people and enrich communities.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$5,934.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($938.00)
EBIT ($mm)
($1,098.00)
Net Income ($mm)
$5,304.00
Employees
28445
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Ticker: NXST
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nexstar Broadcasting
Nexstar Broadcasting
Nexstar Broadcasting Group is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital and mobile media platforms.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$4,740.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,950.67
EBIT ($mm)
$1,507.67
Net Income ($mm)
$955.94
Employees
11749
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Ticker: MTG B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Modern Times Group MTG AB
Modern Times Group MTG AB
MTG (Modern Times Group MTG AB) is an international entertainment group. Their operations span six continents and include TV channels and platforms, online services, content production businesses and radio stations.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$4,712.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$49.78
EBIT ($mm)
$207.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
796
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Ticker: XTRA:PSM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG
ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG
ProSiebenSat.1 Group is one of the largest independent media corporations in Europe. With the stations SAT.1, ProSieben, kabel eins, sixx, SAT.1 Gold and ProSieben MAXX, they are number 1 in Germany both in the TV-advertising market and in the audience market.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$4,577.28
EBITDA ($mm)
$913.35
EBIT ($mm)
$632.32
Net Income ($mm)
$211.94
Employees
6477
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Ticker: LSE:ITV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ITV plc
ITV plc
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.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,759.74
EBITDA ($mm)
$902.87
EBIT ($mm)
$759.48
Net Income ($mm)
$540.75
Employees
6281
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Ticker: GCI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gannett Co., Inc.
Gannett Co., Inc.
Gannett is a leading media and marketing company with unparalleled local-to-national reach, successfully connecting consumers, communities and businesses. They provide rich content through hundreds of outstanding affiliated digital, mobile and print products.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$3,208.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$478.88
EBIT ($mm)
$290.22
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
16300
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Ticker: TSE:9404
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nippon TV Holdings
Nippon TV Holdings
Nippon Television Holdings is a holding company that manages and operates broadcast companies in the group, through ownership of shares and stocks. The company was founded in 1952 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$3,175.77
EBITDA ($mm)
$408.65
EBIT ($mm)
$344.70
Net Income ($mm)
$245.98
Employees
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Ticker: TGNA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TEGNA Inc.
TEGNA Inc.
TEGNA Inc. is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of communities. With 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,991.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$929.99
EBIT ($mm)
$802.22
Net Income ($mm)
$476.95
Employees
6430
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Ticker: GHC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Graham Holdings Company
Graham Holdings Company
Graham Holdings Company is a diversified education and media company whose operations include educational services; television broadcasting; online, print and local TV news; home health and hospice care; and manufacturing.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,857.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$413.40
EBIT ($mm)
$302.95
Net Income ($mm)
$238.66
Employees
14297
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Ticker: AMCX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AMC Networks Inc.
AMC Networks Inc.
Dedicated to producing quality programming and movie content for more than 30 years, AMC Networks Inc. owns and operates several of the most popular and award-winning brands in cable television.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,826.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$901.61
EBIT ($mm)
$819.12
Net Income ($mm)
$491.97
Employees
2039
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