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closed 10/19/2020 via PR Newswire

Sirius XM Holdings Inc., acquired Stitcher

synopsis: SiriusXM, the leading audio entertainment company in the U.S., has completed its acquisition of Stitcher, a pioneer in podcast production, distribution, and ad sales, and is moving forward as the premier full-service platform for podcast creators, publishers, and advertisers.
buyer: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI:$8,824.00)
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. is the leading audio entertainment company in the U.S., and the premier programmer and platform for subscription- and digital advertising-supported audio products. Pandora, a subsidiary of SiriusXM, is the largest ad-supported audio entertainment streaming service in the U.S."
target parent: The E.W. Scripps Company
target: Stitcher
Stitcher is the best place to listen to, produce and monetize podcasts. The Stitcher app, available for iOS and Android devices, is one of the world's most popular podcast listening platforms, with a growing network of original content and a premium subscription service.
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$265
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$73
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closed 7/20/2022 via Company Press Release

Pushkin Industries, acquired Transmitter Media

synopsis: Pushkin Industries has announced the acquisition of the Peabody-nominated independent podcast company Transmitter Media. They create original, impactful content, and help companies, organizations, publishers and brands create podcasts, from start to finish.
buyer: Pushkin Industries
Pushkin Industries is an audio production and podcast company founded in 2018. Pushkin makes a number of shows, including Revisionist History, Broken Record, Against the Rules, Deep Background, Food Actually, Solvable, Cautionary Tales, The Happiness Lab, and more. "
target: Transmitter Media
Transmitter Media is a creative podcast company specializing in highly edited and beautifully sound designed work. They create original, impactful content, and help companies, organizations, publishers and brands create podcasts, from start to finish.
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closed 5/25/2022 via PR Newswire

Sirius XM Holdings Inc., acquired Team Coco

synopsis: SiriusXM, the leading audio entertainment company in the U.S., announced the acquisition of Team Coco, including the critically-acclaimed hit podcast Conan O'Brien Needs a Friend, and the Conan O'Brien-led podcast network and digital media business.
buyer: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI:$8,824.00)
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. is the leading audio entertainment company in the U.S., and the premier programmer and platform for subscription- and digital advertising-supported audio products. Pandora, a subsidiary of SiriusXM, is the largest ad-supported audio entertainment streaming service in the U.S."
target: Team Coco
Team Coco is the production and podcasting company behind the popular podcast Conan Needs a Friend. The Team Coco podcast network also includes acclaimed podcasts such as Nicole Byer's Why Won't You Date Me? and JB Smoove's May I Elaborate? They are located in Burbank, CA.
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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 11/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

Vox Media, Inc., acquired Criminal Productions, LLC

synopsis: Vox Media, the leading independent modern media company, announced the acquisition of Criminal Productions, one of the top narrative audio storytelling studios, founded by former public radio journalists Phoebe Judge and Lauren Spohrer. The critically acclaimed Criminal Productions was founded in 2013.
buyer: Vox Media, Inc.
Vox Media is the leading independent modern media company. For a decade, the company has remained at the forefront of the media industry by building successful brands, a suite of sophisticated publishing and marketing technologies, and a culture that prioritizes diversity, inclusivity, and equity. "
target: Criminal Productions, LLC
Criminal Productions, one of the top narrative audio storytelling studios, founded by former public radio journalists Phoebe Judge and Lauren Spohrer. The critically acclaimed Criminal Productions was founded in 2013 and Judge and Spohrer have kept it independently owned and based in North Carolina.
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closed 9/22/2021 via Company Press Release

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp., acquired Bloody Disgusting, LLC

synopsis: Cinedigm, the leading streaming company focused on enthusiast fan bases, announced that the Company has acquired Bloody Disgusting, one of the internet's premiere horror destinations. They reach more than 30 million unique horror fans annually across their website, the Bloody Disgusting podcast network, the BD app and via their social footprint.
buyer: Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (CIDM:$40.42)
Cinedigm entertains hundreds of millions of consumers around the globe by providing premium content, streaming channels and technology services to the world's largest media, technology and retail companies. "
target: Bloody Disgusting, LLC
Bloody Disgusting has become synonymous with the horror genre itself, covering film, television, video games and more. They reach more than 30 million unique horror fans annually across their website, the Bloody Disgusting podcast network, the BD app and via their social footprint.
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closed 6/23/2021 via BNC Analysis

Petz, acquired Cansei de ser Gato

synopsis: Petz, the largest pet shop chain in Brazil, has acquired Cansei de ser Gato, a digital content and e-commerce platform in Brazil focused on cats. Cansei de ser Gato sells cat toys, beds, clothes, and cat themed products such as stickers, doormats, pins, and more. The company also operates PodCat, a podcast full of news and trivia about cats.
buyer: Petz (BOVESPA:PETZ3:$320.86)
Petz is the largest pet shop chain in Brazil. Petz offers a diverse variety of products for all kinds of pets, including dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, rodents, and fish. Their products include toys, snacks, collars, beds, cages, medicine, clothes, accessories, and more. "
target: Cansei de ser Gato
Cansei de ser Gato is a digital content and e-commerce platform in Brazil focused on cats. Cansei de ser Gato sells cat toys, beds, clothes, and cat themed products such as stickers, doormats, pins, and more. The company also operates PodCat, a podcast full of news and trivia about cats.
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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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announced 5/5/2021 via PR Newswire

LivexLive Media, will acquire Modern Drummer Magazine inc.

synopsis: LiveXLive Media, a global platform for livestream and on-demand audio, video and podcast/vodcast content, is to acquire Modern Drummer Publications, Inc., the world's most read drum magazine print edition with a digital reach in the millions and a respected source and gold standard for drumming features, news, education, podcasts and reviews.
buyer: LivexLive Media (OTCPK:LIVX:$65.23)
LiveXLive is a global digital media company focused on live entertainment. LiveXLive is the first 'live social music network', delivering premium livestreams, digital audio and on-demand music experiences from the world's top music festivals and concerts. "
target: Modern Drummer Magazine inc.
Modern Drummer Publications, Inc. is the world's most read drum magazine print edition with a digital reach in the millions and a respected source and gold standard for drumming features, news, education, podcasts and reviews.
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closed 4/11/2021 via Company Press Release

Vox Media, Inc., acquired Cafe Studios Inc.

synopsis: Vox Media, the leading independent modern media company, announced the acquisition of Cafe Studios, the podcast-first publisher that explores how law and policy intersect with politics, news, business, history, and technology.
buyer: Vox Media, Inc.
Vox Media is the leading independent modern media company. For a decade, the company has remained at the forefront of the media industry by building successful brands, a suite of sophisticated publishing and marketing technologies, and a culture that prioritizes diversity, inclusivity, and equity. "
target: Cafe Studios Inc.
Cafe Studios is a podcast-first media company that creates and distributes premium content filtered through the lens of the law. The company’s mission is to better inform the public about the most critical issues of our time by exploring how law and justice intersect with politics, and more.
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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.
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closed 1/27/2021 via BusinessWire

TEGNA Inc., acquired Locked On Podcast Network

synopsis: TEGNA Inc. announced that it has acquired Locked On Podcast Network, the leading and innovative podcast network for local sports. Locked On produces daily shows for every team across the four major professional sports leagues, as well as more than 30 college sports programs.
buyer: 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. "
target: Locked On Podcast Network
Locked On Podcast Network is the leading and innovative podcast network for local sports. Locked On produces daily shows for every team across the four major professional sports leagues, as well as more than 30 college sports programs.
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closed 12/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Amazon.com, Inc., acquired Wondery

synopsis: Amazon.com Inc. has acquired podcasting company Wondery, as the dominant audiobook purveyor moves to strengthen in another sound-based medium. The acquisition will expand the Amazon Music offering beyond music to meet consumer demands as listener habits evolve. Wondery is the largest independent podcast publisher in the world.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$469,822.00)
Amazon is a global ecommerce and technology company. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. "
target: Wondery
Wondery is the largest independent podcast publisher in the world. Known for its immersive podcasts, Wondery has become the fastest network to join the Top 10 ranker by Podtrac, propelled by hit shows such as Dr. Death, Dirty John, American History Tellers, Business Wars, and The Shrink Next Door.
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closed 12/2/2020 via Company Press Release

Stuart McWhorter, acquired Kentucky Sports Radio

synopsis: The website KentuckySportsRadio.com has been acquired by Stuart McWhorter. Stuart McWhorter was one of the founding investors and directors in 247Sports prior to its acquisition. Kentucky Sports Radio provides sports broadcasting services focusing on the University of Kentucky.
buyer: Stuart McWhorter
Stuart McWhorter is one of the founders of the 247Sports website network and has also worked for Clayton Associates, FirstBank of Tennessee, Haven Behavioral Healthcare, MedEquities Healthcare REIT, JumpStart Foundry, Nashville Entrepreneur Center and Lee Company. "
target: Kentucky Sports Radio
Kentucky Sports Radio provides sports broadcasting services focusing on the University of Kentucky. It provides online and on- air sports information of basketball, football, and other UK sports. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Lexington, Kentucky.
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closed 8/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Little Dot Studios Limited, acquired History Hit

synopsis: Little Dot Studios has acquired History Hit, a UK-based digital history brand co-founded by broadcaster and historian Dan Snow. History Hit includes the subscription video-on-demand channel, HistoryHit.TV, which features a collection of history films licensed from top documentary makers.
buyer parent: All3media
buyer: Little Dot Studios Limited
Little Dot Studios is a digital content firm owned by Fleabag producer All3Media. Little Dot Studios is a digital content studio and broadcaster specializing in production of original and brand funded content, distribution and monetization of video content across all social platforms "
target: History Hit
History Hit is a UK-based digital history brand co-founded by broadcaster and historian Dan Snow. History Hit includes the subscription video-on-demand channel, HistoryHit.TV, which features a collection of history films. In addition, the brand features podcasts and online communities.
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announced 7/22/2020 via New York Times

The New York Times Company, will acquire Serial Productions

synopsis: The New York Times Company has agreed to buy Serial Productions, the company behind the hit podcast “Serial,” an investigative journalism podcast hosted by Sarah Koenig, narrating a nonfiction story over multiple episodes. The series was co-created and is co-produced by Koenig and Julie Snyder and developed by This American Life.
buyer: The New York Times Company (NYT:$1,963.00)
The New York Times Company a global media organization focused on creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news and information. The New York Times brand a trusted source of news and information for readers and viewers across various platforms. "
target: Serial Productions
Serial is an investigative journalism podcast hosted by Sarah Koenig, narrating a nonfiction story over multiple episodes. The series was co-created and is co-produced by Koenig and Julie Snyder and developed by This American Life.
price ($mm)
$25
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announced 5/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

LivexLive Media, will acquire PodcastOne

synopsis: Concert streamer LiveXLive Media, Inc. has signed a deal to acquire Courtside Group, Inc., the parent company of podcast platform PodcastOne. PodcastOne is the leader in audio on demand programming and hosts approximately 200 top podcasts including Radio Lab, Adam Carolla, 60 Minutes, Freakonomics Radio and more.
buyer: LivexLive Media (OTCPK:LIVX:$65.23)
LiveXLive is a global digital media company focused on live entertainment. LiveXLive is the first 'live social music network', delivering premium livestreams, digital audio and on-demand music experiences from the world's top music festivals and concerts. "
target: PodcastOne
PodcastOne is the leader in audio on demand programming and hosts approximately 200 top podcasts including Radio Lab, Adam Carolla, 60 Minutes, Freakonomics Radio, The Nerdist, CBS News, Dr. Drew, Loveline, Laura Ingraham, Penn Jillette, Dennis Miller, Yahoo! Sports Radio, and more.
price ($mm)
$18
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announced 2/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

Spotify Ltd, will acquire The Ringer

synopsis: Spotify is to acquire The Ringer, a sports and pop culture website and podcast network, founded in 2016. The flagship podcast, the Bill Simmons Podcast, is an interview show hosted by Simmons, featuring other Ringer writers and podcast hosts as well as athletes, filmmakers, comedians, and pop culture figures.
buyer: Spotify Ltd (SPOT:$10,182.00)
Spotify is a commercial music streaming service that provides digital content from a range of record labels and artists. Users can browse through the interface by artist, album, genre, playlist, record label, and direct searches. "
target: The Ringer
The Ringer is a sports and pop culture website and podcast network, founded in 2016. The flagship podcast, the Bill Simmons Podcast, is an interview show hosted by Simmons, featuring other Ringer writers and podcast hosts as well as athletes, filmmakers, comedians, and pop culture figures.
price ($mm)
$200
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closed 8/7/2019 via BusinessWire

Radio.com, acquired Pineapple Street Media

synopsis: Entercom, the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content and the home of RADIO.COM, the fastest growing digital audio app in the United States, has acquired Pineapple Street Media, an award-winning, renowned independent producer of top-rated podcast content.
buyer parent: Entercom Communications Corporation
buyer: Radio.com
RADIO.COM is the top free all-in-one digital radio service for Sports, Music & News. Stream over 300 stations and 1,100 podcasts. "
target: Pineapple Street Media
Pineapple Street Media is an award-winning, renowned independent producer of top-rated podcast content. They were founded in 2016 in Brooklyn, NY.
price ($mm)
$18
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closed 8/5/2019 via BNC Analysis

Omnia Media, Inc., acquired Wisecrack

synopsis: Blue Ant Media subsidiary and leading gaming content company, Omnia Media, has acquired Wisecrack, the digital video and podcasting company behind such shows as “Thug Notes,” and “The Philosophy of Everything,” as well as the “Rick and Morty” podcast “The Squanch.”
buyer parent: Blue Ant Media
buyer: Omnia Media, Inc.
Omnia Media is a leading gaming content company with a global reach of over 50 million monthly visitors and nearly three billion views a month via digital and OTT platforms such as YouTube, Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram, Twitch, Amazon and Roku. "
target: Wisecrack
Wisecrack is the digital video and podcasting company behind such shows as “Thug Notes,” and “The Philosophy of Everything,” as well as the “Rick and Morty” podcast “The Squanch.”
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closed 4/27/2021 via PR Newswire

Stitcher, acquired 99% Invisible, Inc.

synopsis: SiriusXM has acquired 99% Invisible Inc., an independently produced – and Kickstarter supported – radio show and podcast. The acclaimed podcast and its team will become part of Stitcher, the pioneering podcast company. The 99% Invisible podcast will be available broadly and across SiriusXM's multiple audio streaming services.
buyer parent: Sirius XM Holdings Inc.
buyer: Stitcher
Stitcher is the best place to listen to, produce and monetize podcasts. The Stitcher app, available for iOS and Android devices, is one of the world's most popular podcast listening platforms, with a growing network of original content and a premium subscription service. "
target: 99% Invisible, Inc.
99% Invisible (99pi) is an independently produced—and Kickstarter supported—radio show and podcast that exposes the unseen and overlooked aspects of design, architecture, and activity that shapes the world. With approximately 500 million downloads, 99pi is one of the most popular podcasts on iTunes.
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closed 10/19/2020 via PR Newswire

Sirius XM Holdings Inc., acquired Stitcher

synopsis: SiriusXM, the leading audio entertainment company in the U.S., has completed its acquisition of Stitcher, a pioneer in podcast production, distribution, and ad sales, and is moving forward as the premier full-service platform for podcast creators, publishers, and advertisers.
buyer: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI:$8,824.00)
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. is the leading audio entertainment company in the U.S., and the premier programmer and platform for subscription- and digital advertising-supported audio products. Pandora, a subsidiary of SiriusXM, is the largest ad-supported audio entertainment streaming service in the U.S."
target parent: The E.W. Scripps Company
target: Stitcher
Stitcher is the best place to listen to, produce and monetize podcasts. The Stitcher app, available for iOS and Android devices, is one of the world's most popular podcast listening platforms, with a growing network of original content and a premium subscription service.
price ($mm)
$265
rev ($mm)
$73
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.5x
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closed 6/6/2016 via PR Newswire

The E.W. Scripps Company, acquired Stitcher

synopsis: The E.W. Scripps Company has acquired popular podcast listening service Stitcher from Deezer for $4.5 million in cash. Stitcher is one of the most established and popular streaming audio listening brands, which facilitates discovery and streaming for more than 65,000 podcasts to 8 million registered users.
buyer: The E.W. Scripps Company (SSP:$1,599.45)
The E.W. Scripps Company serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of television, radio and digital media brands. Scripps owns 33 television stations in 24 markets and a reach of nearly one in five U.S. households. "
target parent: Deezer
target: Stitcher
Stitcher is the leading provider of personalized Internet talk radio and award winning mobile products. Stitcher carries eight out of the top ten terrestrial radio shows and features content from over 12,000 content providers.
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$4.50
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announced 10/24/2014 via PR Newswire

Deezer, will acquire Stitcher

synopsis: Deezer, the premier global digital music streaming service, announced it is acquiring Stitcher, the leading provider of personalized Internet talk radio and award winning mobile products. Stitcher currently carries eight out of the top ten terrestrial radio shows and features content from over 12,000 content providers.
buyer: Deezer
Deezer is the first truly worldwide digital music streaming service in over 180 countries, with 16 million monthly active users and 5 million paid subscribers worldwide. Deezer is at the forefront of a music revolution, allowing fans instant access to the largest music catalogue in the world. "
target: Stitcher
Stitcher is the leading provider of personalized Internet talk radio and award winning mobile products. Stitcher carries eight out of the top ten terrestrial radio shows and features content from over 12,000 content providers.
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closed 5/25/2022 via PR Newswire

Sirius XM Holdings Inc., acquired Team Coco

synopsis: SiriusXM, the leading audio entertainment company in the U.S., announced the acquisition of Team Coco, including the critically-acclaimed hit podcast Conan O'Brien Needs a Friend, and the Conan O'Brien-led podcast network and digital media business.
buyer: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI:$8,824.00)
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. is the leading audio entertainment company in the U.S., and the premier programmer and platform for subscription- and digital advertising-supported audio products. Pandora, a subsidiary of SiriusXM, is the largest ad-supported audio entertainment streaming service in the U.S."
target: Team Coco
Team Coco is the production and podcasting company behind the popular podcast Conan Needs a Friend. The Team Coco podcast network also includes acclaimed podcasts such as Nicole Byer's Why Won't You Date Me? and JB Smoove's May I Elaborate? They are located in Burbank, CA.
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closed 1/14/2022 via PR Newswire

Sirius XM Holdings Inc., acquired Cloud Cover Media, Inc.

synopsis: SiriusXM Holdings Inc. announced that its subsidiary, Sirius XM Radio Inc., has acquired Cloud Cover Media, Inc. Cloud Cover Media offers Cloud Cover Music, a music for business service, and employs business management, music programming, licensing, and software development teams.
buyer: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI:$8,824.00)
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. is the leading audio entertainment company in the U.S., and the premier programmer and platform for subscription- and digital advertising-supported audio products. Pandora, a subsidiary of SiriusXM, is the largest ad-supported audio entertainment streaming service in the U.S."
target: Cloud Cover Media, Inc.
Cloud Cover Media offers Cloud Cover Music, a music for business service, and employs business management, music programming, licensing, and software development teams.
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closed 4/27/2021 via PR Newswire

Stitcher, acquired 99% Invisible, Inc.

synopsis: SiriusXM has acquired 99% Invisible Inc., an independently produced – and Kickstarter supported – radio show and podcast. The acclaimed podcast and its team will become part of Stitcher, the pioneering podcast company. The 99% Invisible podcast will be available broadly and across SiriusXM's multiple audio streaming services.
buyer parent: Sirius XM Holdings Inc.
buyer: Stitcher
Stitcher is the best place to listen to, produce and monetize podcasts. The Stitcher app, available for iOS and Android devices, is one of the world's most popular podcast listening platforms, with a growing network of original content and a premium subscription service. "
target: 99% Invisible, Inc.
99% Invisible (99pi) is an independently produced—and Kickstarter supported—radio show and podcast that exposes the unseen and overlooked aspects of design, architecture, and activity that shapes the world. With approximately 500 million downloads, 99pi is one of the most popular podcasts on iTunes.
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closed 10/19/2020 via PR Newswire

Sirius XM Holdings Inc., acquired Stitcher

synopsis: SiriusXM, the leading audio entertainment company in the U.S., has completed its acquisition of Stitcher, a pioneer in podcast production, distribution, and ad sales, and is moving forward as the premier full-service platform for podcast creators, publishers, and advertisers.
buyer: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI:$8,824.00)
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. is the leading audio entertainment company in the U.S., and the premier programmer and platform for subscription- and digital advertising-supported audio products. Pandora, a subsidiary of SiriusXM, is the largest ad-supported audio entertainment streaming service in the U.S."
target parent: The E.W. Scripps Company
target: Stitcher
Stitcher is the best place to listen to, produce and monetize podcasts. The Stitcher app, available for iOS and Android devices, is one of the world's most popular podcast listening platforms, with a growing network of original content and a premium subscription service.
price ($mm)
$265
rev ($mm)
$73
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 6/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Sirius XM Holdings Inc., acquired Simplecast

synopsis: SiriusXM, owner of Pandora and backer of Soundcloud, has acquired Simplecast, a podcast management platform used by creators to publish and distribute podcasts, and subsequently analyse how they are consumed.
buyer: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI:$8,824.00)
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. is the leading audio entertainment company in the U.S., and the premier programmer and platform for subscription- and digital advertising-supported audio products. Pandora, a subsidiary of SiriusXM, is the largest ad-supported audio entertainment streaming service in the U.S."
target: Simplecast
Simplecast is a podcast management platform used by creators to publish and distribute podcasts. Simplecast remains the easiest way for podcasters to publish audio to the world—with one-click publishing to Apple Podcasts , Spotify, and more.
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closed 2/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Sirius XM Holdings Inc., acquired Pandora Media, Inc.

synopsis: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. announced that it has completed its acquisition of Pandora Media, Inc. With the transaction complete, SiriusXM is the world's largest audio entertainment company with strong, long-term growth opportunities. Pandora is the world’s most powerful music discovery platform.
buyer: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI:$8,824.00)
SiriusXM is one of the world's largest audio entertainment companies and is among the largest subscription media companies in the United States, offering an array of exclusive content to satisfy many interests. "
target: Pandora Media, Inc. (P:$1,478.00)
Pandora is the world’s most powerful music discovery platform. They are driven by a single purpose: unleashing the infinite power of music by connecting artists and fans, whether through earbuds, car speakers, live on stage or anywhere fans want to experience it.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,978 [$2,807]
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$1,478
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closed 4/27/2017 via PR Newswire

Sirius XM Holdings Inc., acquired Automatic Labs Inc.

synopsis: SiriusXM announced the acquisition of Automatic Labs Inc. (Automatic), a San Francisco-based provider of connected vehicle services for consumers and enterprises. Automatic's data-driven platform enables vehicle owners to be safer and drive smarter.
buyer parent: Liberty Media Corporation
buyer: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI:$8,824.00)
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. is the largest radio company measured by revenue and has approx. 31.6 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and offers commercial-free music; premier sports and live events; comedy; news; talk and entertainment, and a wide-range of Latin music, sports and talk programming. "
target: Automatic Labs Inc.
Automatic is the company connecting every car on the road to the internet and empowering drivers with knowledge about themselves and their cars so they can be safer and drive smarter. By pairing Automatic's connected car adapter & apps for iPhone and Android, Automatic helps customers drive smarter.
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announced 5/13/2016 via BNC Analysis

Sirius XM Holdings Inc., will acquire Sirius XM Canada Inc.

synopsis: Sirius XM and Sirius XM Canada have announced an agreement that will increase Sirius XM's stake from 37% to 70% in the Canadian version of satellite radio while at the same time taking the company private. SiriusXM Canada broadcasts commercial-free music, plus sports, news, talk, entertainment and weather to over 2.6 million subscribers in Canada.
buyer parent: Liberty Media Corporation
buyer: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI:$8,824.00)
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. is the largest radio company measured by revenue and has more than 30 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and offers commercial-free music; premier sports and live events; news and comedy; and a wide variety of Latin commercial-free music, sports, and talk programming. "
target: Sirius XM Canada Inc. (TSX:XSR:$259.48)
SiriusXM broadcasts commercial-free music, plus sports, news, talk, entertainment and weather to over 2.6 million subscribers in Canada. They deliver digital-quality audio everywhere people want to listen, whether in cars, on boats, in the home or office and through a wide range of mobile devices.
price ($mm)[EV]
$275 [$403]*
rev ($mm)
$247
EBITDA ($mm)
$54
EV / rev
3.9x
EV / EBITDA
18.0x
cancelled 3/13/2014 via New York Times

Liberty Media Corporation, cancelled an acquisition of Sirius XM Holdings Inc.

synopsis: Liberty Media, the company controlled by John C. Malone, announced that it had abandoned its plan to buy the shares of SiriusXM that it did not already own as part of a move to set up two tracking stocks to house the company’s assets.
buyer: Liberty Media Corporation (LMCA:$0.00)
Liberty Media Corporation owns interests in a broad range of media, communications and entertainment businesses. Those interests include subsidiaries SiriusXM, Atlanta National League Baseball Club, Inc., and TruePosition, Inc. "
target: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI:$8,824.00)
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. is the world's largest radio broadcaster measured by revenue and has 25.6 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and broadcasts commercial-free music; premier sports talk and live events; comedy; news; exclusive talk and entertainment; and more.
price ($mm)
$10,366
rev ($mm)
$3,691
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,272
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
8.1x
closed 10/19/2020 via PR Newswire

Sirius XM Holdings Inc., acquired Stitcher

synopsis: SiriusXM, the leading audio entertainment company in the U.S., has completed its acquisition of Stitcher, a pioneer in podcast production, distribution, and ad sales, and is moving forward as the premier full-service platform for podcast creators, publishers, and advertisers.
buyer: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI:$8,824.00)
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. is the leading audio entertainment company in the U.S., and the premier programmer and platform for subscription- and digital advertising-supported audio products. Pandora, a subsidiary of SiriusXM, is the largest ad-supported audio entertainment streaming service in the U.S."
target parent: The E.W. Scripps Company
target: Stitcher
Stitcher is the best place to listen to, produce and monetize podcasts. The Stitcher app, available for iOS and Android devices, is one of the world's most popular podcast listening platforms, with a growing network of original content and a premium subscription service.
price ($mm)
$265
rev ($mm)
$73
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.5x
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
$2.08
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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:$417.96)
Townsquare is a community-focused digital media and digital marketing solutions company with market leading local radio stations, principally focused outside the top 50 markets in the U.S. "
target: Cherry Creek Media
Cherry Creek Media is the country’s premier small market radio, events and digital marketing company. Their 43 radio stations serve their local markets in the Rocky Mountain Region, Upper Midwest, Northwest and Southwest.
price ($mm)
$19
rev ($mm)
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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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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
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.
price ($mm)
$224
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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:$0.00)
ReelTime Rentals, Inc. DBA ReelTime VR is a publicly traded company based in Seattle, WA. ReelTime is in the business of developing, producing, and distributing Virtual Reality Content and technologies. "
target parent: Conservative Broadcast Media & Journalism
target: Loudmouth News
LoudMouth Media, Inc. is one of the nation’s top canna-related media companies. Loudmouth News is the first syndicated terrestrial radio news program that focuses on the news relating to the marijuana industry.
price ($mm)
$0.19
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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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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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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
EV / rev
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.
price ($mm)
$0.17
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/2/2020 via Company Press Release

Stuart McWhorter, acquired Kentucky Sports Radio

synopsis: The website KentuckySportsRadio.com has been acquired by Stuart McWhorter. Stuart McWhorter was one of the founding investors and directors in 247Sports prior to its acquisition. Kentucky Sports Radio provides sports broadcasting services focusing on the University of Kentucky.
buyer: Stuart McWhorter
Stuart McWhorter is one of the founders of the 247Sports website network and has also worked for Clayton Associates, FirstBank of Tennessee, Haven Behavioral Healthcare, MedEquities Healthcare REIT, JumpStart Foundry, Nashville Entrepreneur Center and Lee Company. "
target: Kentucky Sports Radio
Kentucky Sports Radio provides sports broadcasting services focusing on the University of Kentucky. It provides online and on- air sports information of basketball, football, and other UK sports. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Lexington, Kentucky.
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announced 11/5/2020 via PR Newswire

Urban One, Inc., will purchase 3 Radio Stations from Entercom Communications Corporation

synopsis: Urban One, Inc. is to acquire WLNK-FM (Adult Contemporary); WBT-AM & FM (News Talk Radio); and WFNZ-AM & 102.5 FM Translator (Sports Radio) from Entercom Communications Corp., a leading American media and entertainment company.
buyer: Urban One, Inc. (ROIAK:$387.79)
Urban One, Inc., formerly known as Radio One, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, is the largest diversified media company that primarily targets Black Americans and urban consumers in the United States. "
seller: Entercom Communications Corporation (ETM:$1,060.90)
The acquisition includes WLNK-FM (Adult Contemporary); WBT-AM & FM (News Talk Radio); and WFNZ-AM & 102.5 FM Translator (Sports Radio). Entercom Communications Corp. is a leading American media and entertainment company reaching and engaging over 170 million people each month.
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announced 9/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

Educational Media Foundation, Inc., will acquire SPIRIT 105.9

synopsis: Educational Media Foundation, a radio broadcasting company, will acquire KFMK (105.9 FM, "Spirit 105.9"), an Austin, Texas radio station operating a Contemporary Christian format, from CRISTA Media, part of the CRISTA family of ministries.
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 parent: CRISTA Media
target: SPIRIT 105.9
KFMK (105.9 FM, "Spirit 105.9") is an Austin, Texas radio station operating a Contemporary Christian format.
price ($mm)
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announced 8/31/2020 via Company Press Release

iHeartMedia, Inc., will acquire WUST 1120 AM

synopsis: iHeartMedia has entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement for WUST 1120 AM (The New World Radio Network), a unique online radio station located in the Washington DC area. They broadcast foreign language and English programming to the diverse ethnic and international communities in the National Capital Region, around the United States, and Worldwide.
buyer: iHeartMedia, Inc. (OTCPK:IHRT.Q:$3,038.76)
iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month – and with its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. "
target: WUST 1120 AM
WUST 1120 (The New World Radio Network) is a unique online radio station located in the Washington DC area. They broadcast foreign language and English programming to the diverse ethnic and international communities in the National Capital Region, around the United States, and Worldwide.
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CuriosityStream Inc.
CuriosityStream Inc.
CuriosityStream is a leading global independent factual media company. Their documentary series and features cover every topic from space exploration to adventure to the secret life of pets, empowering viewers of all ages to fuel their passions and explore new ones.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$39.62
EBITDA ($mm)
($28.68)
EBIT ($mm)
($37.15)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
63
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Ticker: OTCPK:LSYN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Liberated Syndication Inc.
Liberated Syndication Inc.
Liberated Syndication (Libsyn) is the leading ‘Podcasting As A Service’ platform that empowers creators to host, distribute, monetize, amplify, and measure their audio content. Their platform hosts over 5.8 million podcast episode files from more than 75,000 podcasts.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$25.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.44
EBIT ($mm)
$5.28
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
88
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Ticker: TSX:UR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
UrtheCast
UrtheCast
UrtheCast serves the geospatial and geo-analytics markets with a range of information-rich products and services. They own and operate 2 Earth Observation (EO) satellites. They process and distribute imagery data and value-added products on a global scale to partners & customers in multiple markets.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$20.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($19.05)
EBIT ($mm)
($27.43)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
199
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A089230
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The E&M Co., Ltd.
The E&M Co., Ltd.
The E&M Co., Ltd. is an entertainment and media company in Korea. The company operates two live streaming platforms in Korea, POPKON TV and CELUV TV. POPKON TV is designed for consumer use while CELUV TV is a platform that allows famous celebrities to interact and communicate with viewers.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$13.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.46
EBIT ($mm)
$1.37
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
204
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Ticker: SIRI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sirius XM Holdings Inc.
Sirius XM Holdings Inc.
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. is the leading audio entertainment company in the U.S., and the premier programmer and platform for subscription- and digital advertising-supported audio products. Pandora, a subsidiary of SiriusXM, is the largest ad-supported audio entertainment streaming service in the U.S.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$8,824.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,779.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,196.00
Net Income ($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: OTCPK:IHRT.Q
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iHeartMedia, Inc.
iHeartMedia, Inc.
iHeartMedia, Inc. is one of the leading global media and entertainment companies. The company specializes in radio, digital, outdoor, mobile, social, live events, on-demand entertainment and information services for local communities.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$3,038.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$442.84
EBIT ($mm)
$48.38
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
11400
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Ticker: RCSM.MI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RCS MediaGroup
RCS MediaGroup
RCS MediaGroup is a multimedia publishing group that operates in daily newspapers, magazines and books, radio broadcasting, new media and digital TV. It is also one of the leading operators in the advertisement sales & distribution markets.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$1,988.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$37.78
EBIT ($mm)
($69.92)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4134
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Ticker: BME:PRS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prisa
Prisa
PRISA is the world’s leading Spanish and Portuguese-language media group in the creation and distribution of content in the fields of culture, education, news and information, and entertainment. PRISA reaches million people through its global brands El País,LOS40, Santillana, W Radio and As.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,320.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$202.03
EBIT ($mm)
$132.85
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
8785
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Ticker: NYSE:AUD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Audacy, Inc.
Audacy, Inc.
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.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,219.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$138.78
EBIT ($mm)
$95.79
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4234
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Ticker: ETM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Entercom Communications Corporation
Entercom Communications Corporation
Entercom Communications Corp. is a leading media and entertainment company in the U.S., reaching and engaging more than 40 million people a week through its portfolio of highly rated stations in top markets across the country.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,060.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$80.79
EBIT ($mm)
$38.31
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4781
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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: OTCPK:CMLS.Q
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cumulus Media Inc.
Cumulus Media Inc.
Cumulus Media is the largest pure-play radio broadcaster in the US with approximately 525 stations in 110 markets, a fully-distributed programming network serving more than 4,500 affiliates nationwide and SweetJack, the local deals platform that serves 200 U.S. markets.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$855.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$83.37
EBIT ($mm)
$31.77
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3936
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Ticker: SGX:T39
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd.
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd.
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Southeast Asia's leading media organisation, engaging minds across multiple languages and platforms. SPH owns award-winning newspapers, magazines and best-selling books in both print and digital editions, as well as online classified businesses in the region.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$761.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$259.03
EBIT ($mm)
$222.38
Net Income ($mm)
$148.41
Employees
4473
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Ticker: EVC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Entravision Communications Corporation
Entravision Communications Corporation
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.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$697.98
EBITDA ($mm)
$98.66
EBIT ($mm)
$77.06
Net Income ($mm)
$45.75
Employees
1001
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Ticker: ASX:APN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Here, There & Everywhere
Here, There & Everywhere
Here, There & Everywhere (HT&E), formerly known as APN News & Media, is an Australian media company. HT&E operates radio, audio and digital businesses in Australia as well as outdoor assets in Hong Kong. Their businesses include the Australian Radio Network, Emotive, and Cody.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$649.74
EBITDA ($mm)
$106.64
EBIT ($mm)
$85.81
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5340
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Ticker: ENXTAM:TMG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telegraaf Media Groep N.V.
Telegraaf Media Groep N.V.
Telegraaf Media Groep N.V. (TMG) is one of the largest media companies in the Netherlands. Their publication brands include De Telegraaf, DFT, Telesport, Metro, Autovisie, Privé and VROUW. They also have radio and online video brands such as Sky Radio and Telegraaf VNDG.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$490.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$19.69
EBIT ($mm)
$7.23
Net Income ($mm)
$1.82
Employees
1484
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Ticker: NYSE:TSQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Townsquare Media Group
Townsquare Media Group
Townsquare is a diversified media, entertainment and digital marketing services company that owns and operates radio, digital and live event properties. The Company specializes in creating and distributing original entertainment, music and lifestyle content.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$417.96
EBITDA ($mm)
$101.39
EBIT ($mm)
$82.30
Net Income ($mm)
$16.74
Employees
2340
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Ticker: ENXTPA:NRG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NRJ Group
NRJ Group
NRJ GROUP is a leading group of French private media acting as an editor, producer, broadcaster. In France, NRJ is market leader in the private radio market through its four brands (NRJ, CHERIE FM, Nostalgie and Rire & Chansons), a significant player in the TV market.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$403.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$54.25
EBIT ($mm)
$26.00
Net Income ($mm)
$29.68
Employees
1750
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