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closed 8/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

AIR Studios Limited, acquired Alchemy Mastering Ltd

synopsis: The legendary AIR Studios have just announced their acquisition of long-running mastering house Alchemy, with the latter facility being rebranded Alchemy Mastering At AIR. Founded in 1997, the World Famous Alchemy Mastering is one of the UK's leading audio mastering facilities.
buyer: AIR Studios Limited
AIR Studios is home to exceptional recording and mixing studios created by Sir George Martin, and to a community of world-class studio talent. AIR Studios provides film & music recording, mixing studios and mastering services. "
target: Alchemy Mastering Ltd
Founded in 1997, the World Famous Alchemy Mastering is one of the UK's leading audio mastering facilities. Located in an elegant West London mews, Alchemy’s mastering facility houses 3 studios designed by the Alchemists themselves.
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closed 6/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Picture Shop Post, acquired The Farm

synopsis: Picture Shop, a company that provides post production and visual effects service to feature and television companies, has acquired The Farm, UK's largest post production and studio services Group. The Farm has sites in London, Manchester, Bristol and Los Angeles, as well as being on-site with BBC Sport, UKTV and Fremantle Media.
buyer parent: Five Crowns Capital, LLC
buyer: Picture Shop Post
Picture Shop Post is a company that provides post production service to feature and television companies. Picture Shop Post specializes in visual effects and provides a unique vision to client projects. They are equipped with the latest technology in order to provide the highest quality of service. "
target parent: WPP Group, plc
target: The Farm
The Farm is the UK's largest post production and studio services Group. It has sites in London, Manchester, Bristol and Los Angeles, as well as being on-site with BBC Sport, UKTV and Fremantle Media.
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closed 12/15/2017 via Company Press Release

Keywords Studios, acquired LOLA Audio Localization

synopsis: Keywords Studios, the international technical services provider to the global video games industry, announced that it has acquired Localizadora Latam SC (“LOLA”). Based in Mexico City, LOLA provides Latin American Spanish dubbing, localisation and sound design services for the video game, film and television markets.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$451.13)
Keywords Studios is an international technical services provider to the global video games industry. They provide integrated art production, engineering, audio services, testing, localization and player support services across 50 languages and 14 game platforms to clients in more than 20 countries. "
target: LOLA Audio Localization
LOLA has over 20 years of working experience in the industry of dubbing and 15 years doing sound design, working in content adaption projects in Latin American Spanish. Their services include audio localization, translate & adaptation, sound design, and original soundtracks.
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$0.68
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$1
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announced 3/31/2016 via BNC Analysis

Dock10, will acquire Edit19

synopsis: MediaCityUK-based dock10 has agreed a deal to acquire boutique Manchester based post production house Edit19, bringing VFX and Motion Graphics specialisms to the company.
buyer: Dock10
Dock10, operating at the heart of MediaCityUK, is a leading digital media service provider. Clients have access to a wide range of HD TV studios, digital post-production, cloud media management services and advanced connectivity options. "
target: Edit19
Edit 19 concentrates on working closely with clients to deliver highly creative visual effects, animation and HD/3D finishing. Edit 19's services include Offline/Online editing, colour grading, GFX, VFX compositing, audio and 3D modelling and animation.
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closed 1/25/2013 via BNC Analysis

Loveurope Group Limited, acquired Locomotion

synopsis: The Loveurope Group announced the completion of their acquisition of creative post-production facility Locomotion. Locomotion is a full service creative house providing moving imagery for the advertising, digital, film and broadcast industries.
buyer: Loveurope Group Limited
Loveurope Group Limited operates as an advertising production network in Europe. It produces work for brand and agency clients in press, digital, television, and outdoor media markets. Its integrated marketing services allow clients to create, adapt, expand, and deliver brand communications. "
target: Locomotion
Established in 1994 as a boutique post production facility, Loco is an independent creative house, providing moving imagery for the advertising, digital, film and broadcast industries.
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closed 9/30/2020 via Company Press Release

LTN Global, acquired DTAGS

synopsis: LTN® Global, the industry leader in transformative media technology and video transport network solutions, announced the acquisition of DTAGS, an early pioneer in 4K remote production and broadcast transmission, that has played a pivotal role in delivering highly rated live events, including Thursday Night Football and the NFL Draft.
buyer: LTN Global
LTN Global Communications leverages its innovative, industry-leading IP-based live video delivery service and integrated production to transmission workflows to enable content creation, monetization, and distribution. They deliver seamless experiences at every link in the video value chain. "
target: DTAGS
DTAGS, an early pioneer in 4K remote production and broadcast transmission, has played a pivotal role in delivering highly rated live events, including Thursday Night Football and the NFL Draft, as well as innovative solutions, including America’s Got Talent’s virtual audience.
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closed 2/19/2020 via Company Press Release

Visual Data Media Services, acquired Digital Post Services

synopsis: Visual Data Media Services, a company that specializes in multichannel media management, has acquired Digital Post Services (DPS), a Post Production Studio and Worldwide Delivery Laboratory. DPS helps their clients to maximize their show's creative potential. Their services include color grading, sound design, visual effects, title design and more.
buyer: Visual Data Media Services
Visual Data Media Services specializes in multichannel media management, helping content owners and distributors to get the right content in the right format. Their advanced infrastructure is custom-built to repurpose video content and distribute it to any platform or broadcaster in any territory. "
target: Digital Post Services
Digital Post Services (DPS) is a Post Production Studio and Worldwide Delivery Laboratory. DPS helps their clients to maximize their show's creative potential. Their services include color grading, sound design and mixing, visual effects, title design, and mastering and delivery.
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closed 12/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

TransPerfect Translations International, Inc., acquired AGM Factory

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, announced the acquisition of AGM Factory, a French provider of image, audio, and laboratory services for content distributors, broadcasters, and film studios.
buyer: TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.
TransPerfect is the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business. From offices in over 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. "
target: AGM Factory
AGM Factory is a French provider of image, audio, and laboratory services for content distributors, broadcasters, and film studios. Founded in 2004 and based in Rennes, AGM is the first French full-service media house to operate complete studio facilities outside of Paris.
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closed 2/5/2020 via Company Press Release

Sun Broadcast Group, acquired Envision Networks

synopsis: Sun Broadcast Group has acquired Cleveland based Envision Networks, the largest independently owned affiliate relations company in America that supplies all types of programming and services to radio including morning show content, short-form vignettes, virtual weather-news-sports broadcasts, live syndicated morning shows, and more.
buyer parent: Gen Media Partners
buyer: Sun Broadcast Group
Sun Broadcast Group is a national radio network reaching over 205 million listeners through its more than 5,500 affiliates in both English and Spanish-language. Sun offers ad sales representation, syndication and programming support to producers, hosts and radio networks nationwide. "
target: Envision Networks
Envision Radio Networks is the largest independently owned affiliate relations company in the country. They supply all types of programming and services to radio including morning show content, short-form vignettes, virtual weather-news-sports broadcasts, live syndicated morning shows, and more.
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closed 11/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Aleph Capital Partners LLP, Crestview Partners, Framestore Limited, acquired Company 3 LLC

synopsis: Framestore, in partnership with Aleph Capital and Crestview Partners, is acquiring Company 3 / Method (C3M) to scale and deepen its production shop services. Led by Stefan Sonnenfeld, Company 3/Method (C3M) partners with directors, and studios for production and post-production work.
buyer: Crestview Partners
buyer: Framestore Limited
buyer: Aleph Capital Partners LLP
Framestore is a film studio well-known for its work on box office hits such as “Avengers End Game” and “Blade Runner 2049.” Aleph a is long-term oriented investment firm based in London. Crestview Partners is a value-oriented private equity firm based in New York. "
target: Company 3 LLC
Led by Stefan Sonnenfeld, Company 3/Method (C3M) partners with directors, and studios for production and post-production work. C3M encompasses a number of studios in addition Company 3/Method, including Encore, and Stereo D, based across eleven cities in the U.S., Canada, UK, Australia and India.
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closed 11/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

Major Triad Media, acquired TM Studios

synopsis: Westwood One announced that TM Studios, the famed jingle and production house it owned, was purchased by Major Triad Media, a partnership that is being run by three TM Studio veterans: Dave Bethell, Chris “UK” Stevens and General Manager Greg Clancy. TM Studio will transition from its Dallas-based home to become a multinational entity.
buyer: Major Triad Media
Major Triad Media is a partnership of three TM Studios figures – creative director Dave Bethell, Chris “UK” Stevens, and jingle icon and current general manager Greg Clancy. "
target parent: Cumulus Media Inc.
target: TM Studios
Dallas based TM Studios creates, produces and distributes music based products for all media and comedy & prep material for radio stations. Product lines include music compilation libraries and weekly new music distribution services, commercial production & imaging music, commercial jingles.
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closed 7/3/2014 via Company Press Release

One Media iP Group Plc, acquired Point Classics

synopsis: One Media is pleased to announce that it has acquired from Telos Holdings Inc. of Los Angeles, USA, the entire rights to the Masters and all assets for the classic music catalogue known as `Point Classics.' Their library includes every genre of classical music for your film, TV, radio or audio project.
buyer: One Media iP Group Plc (AIM:OMIP:$3.93)
One Media is a digital music and video rights owner. The consumer led but B2B (Business-to-business) operation looks to exploit its catalogue of over 170,000 music tracks and over 5,000 hours of video by recompiling the content for sale through over 600 digital music and video stores worldwide. "
target: Point Classics
Point Classics is a digital web site for music supervisors and licensees. Their library includes every genre of classical music for your film, TV, radio or audio project. Users will find the production music they need in their extensive catalogue that features the world's most famous composers.
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closed 10/14/2006 via

Jones Media Group, acquired TM Century

synopsis: Jones Media Group, Ltd. and a wholly owned subsidiary have entered into a Merger Agreement with TM Century, Inc., through which TM Century will become a wholly owned subsidiary of JMG. Upon completion of a number of conditions, this transaction is expected to close on Sept. 29, 2006.
buyer: Jones Media Group
Jones Media Group (JMG) is the parent company of Jones Radio Networks, America's leading independent radio programming company. JMG also owns Jones MediaAmerica, America's largest independent ad sales representation company, which sells national advertising for more than 120 radio programs. "
target: TM Century
Dallas based TM Century, Inc. creates, produces and distributes music based products for all media and comedy & prep material for radio stations. Product lines include music compilation libraries and weekly new music distribution services, commercial production & imaging music, commercial jingles.
price ($mm)
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$5
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$1
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closed 5/16/2018 via BNC Analysis

Pulse Recordings Inc., acquired Hitcher Music

synopsis: Pulse Music Group has acquired Hitcher, a firm specializing in synch placement, marketing and music supervision. Hitcher is a company used to connect music to film studios, television networks, gaming companies, music supervisors, online content providers, and more.
buyer: Pulse Recordings Inc.
Created by musicians for musicians, PULSE is a music publishing, management and music services company that is home to a talent roster credited with more than 100 million units of recorded music sales. "
target: Hitcher Music
Hitcher is a company used to connect music to film studios, television networks, gaming companies, music supervisors, online content providers, and more. Hitcher is a firm specializing in synch placement, marketing and music supervision.
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closed 9/10/2007 via BusinessWire

615 Music, acquired Metro Music

synopsis: 615 Music, one of America’s preeminent Production Music companies, providers of library and production music for television networks and programs, feature films, radio, commercials, on-air promos, interactive applications and multi-media clients, has acquired renowned music library company Metro Music Inc.
buyer: 615 Music
615 Music is a multi-award winning, full-service music development, recording, post-production and sound design company with clients that include broadcast and cable television networks and programs. 615’s client roster is comprised of virtually every major broadcast and cable television network. "
target: Metro Music
The Metro Music Production Library has long been regarded as the best small production music library in the industry. The catalog contains all original titles, fully cleared and ready to license for any film, video, or interactive/multi-media project.
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closed 9/1/2013 via PR Web

Frozen Fire, acquired Big Eagle Productions

synopsis: Frozen Fire, a strategic messaging and video production company acquired Big Eagle productions a Dallas-based video production agency. This acquisition allows Frozen Fire to expand their video marketing services, helping small to midsize businesses effectively engage with their target audiences.
buyer: Frozen Fire
Frozen Fire is a digital business development and communication strategy firm that help businesses have the tools necessary to know exactly who their customers are and what their customers are looking for. It helps companies connect with their customers via digital marketing strategies "
target: Big Eagle Productions
Big Eagle Productions LLC provides video production services. The company was incorporated in 2012 and is based in Cedar Hill, Texas.
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closed 3/11/2013 via Market Wire

Chyron Corporation, acquired Hego Group

synopsis: Chyron Corporation, a leading provider of Graphics as a Service for on-air and digital video applications, announced that its merger with Hego AB has been finalized, creating ChyronHego Corporation.
buyer: Chyron Corporation (CHYR:$58.05)
Chyron defines and dominates the world of broadcast graphics. Chyron has proven itself as the undisputed leader in the industry with sophisticated graphics offerings. "
target: Hego Group
The Hego Group has spent over four decades helping broadcasters and the sports industry offer audiences a more engaging live entertainment experience by providing a full end-to-end delivery capability for the creation and enhancement of live production content.
price ($mm)
$19
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$15
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closed 12/17/2020 via Company Press Release

Keywords Studios, acquired Jinglebell Communications

synopsis: Keywords Studios has announced the acquisition of Jinglebell Communications. Founded in 1981 and based in Milan, Italy, Jinglebell is a boutique recording studio that provides audio recording, music production and sound design for video games and advertisements.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$451.13)
Ireland’s Keywords Studios is an international technical services provider to the global video games industry. It provides integrated art creation, software engineering, testing, localization, audio and customer care services to a blue-chip client base. "
target: Jinglebell Communications
Founded in 1981 and based in Milan, Italy, Jinglebell is a boutique recording studio that provides audio recording, music production and sound design for video games and advertisements.
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closed 4/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Keywords Studios, acquired Maximal Studio

synopsis: Keywords Studios, an international technical services provider to the global video games industry. has acquired Maximal Studio. Maximal Studio is an audio studio based in Sao Paulo, Brazil, that provides voice-over recording for the video games and learning industries.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$451.13)
Keywords Studios is an international technical services provider to the global video games industry. They provide integrated art production, engineering, audio services, testing, localization and player support services across 50 languages and 14 game platforms to clients in more than 20 countries. "
target: Maximal Studio
Maximal Studio, based in Brazil, provides voice-over recording for the games and learning industries. With over 15 years of experience in the audio production market, they provide solutions for every kind of audiovisual media.
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closed 3/3/2017 via PR Newswire

Lionbridge Technologies, Inc., acquired Exequo

synopsis: Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. announced the acquisition of Exequo, a privately-held audio production, translation & localization company that specializes in global video game services. Exequo will become part of Lionbridge Game Services, a Lionbridge service that provides end-to-end localization & testing services for game & entertainment studios.
buyer: Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. (LIOX:$556.65)
Lionbridge provide detail-critical business processes, including translation, online marketing, global content management and application testing solutions, which ensure global brand consistency, local relevancy and technical usability across all touch points of the customer lifecycle. "
target: Exequo
Exequo is a privately-held audio production, translation and localization company that specializes in global video game services. Founded in 1998, Exequo is one of the most recognized and respected brands in the games services industry.
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closed 8/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

AIR Studios Limited, acquired Alchemy Mastering Ltd

synopsis: The legendary AIR Studios have just announced their acquisition of long-running mastering house Alchemy, with the latter facility being rebranded Alchemy Mastering At AIR. Founded in 1997, the World Famous Alchemy Mastering is one of the UK's leading audio mastering facilities.
buyer: AIR Studios Limited
AIR Studios is home to exceptional recording and mixing studios created by Sir George Martin, and to a community of world-class studio talent. AIR Studios provides film & music recording, mixing studios and mastering services. "
target: Alchemy Mastering Ltd
Founded in 1997, the World Famous Alchemy Mastering is one of the UK's leading audio mastering facilities. Located in an elegant West London mews, Alchemy’s mastering facility houses 3 studios designed by the Alchemists themselves.
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closed 8/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

AIR Studios Limited, acquired Alchemy Mastering Ltd

synopsis: The legendary AIR Studios have just announced their acquisition of long-running mastering house Alchemy, with the latter facility being rebranded Alchemy Mastering At AIR. Founded in 1997, the World Famous Alchemy Mastering is one of the UK's leading audio mastering facilities.
buyer: AIR Studios Limited
AIR Studios is home to exceptional recording and mixing studios created by Sir George Martin, and to a community of world-class studio talent. AIR Studios provides film & music recording, mixing studios and mastering services. "
target: Alchemy Mastering Ltd
Founded in 1997, the World Famous Alchemy Mastering is one of the UK's leading audio mastering facilities. Located in an elegant West London mews, Alchemy’s mastering facility houses 3 studios designed by the Alchemists themselves.
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closed 8/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

AIR Studios Limited, acquired Alchemy Mastering Ltd

synopsis: The legendary AIR Studios have just announced their acquisition of long-running mastering house Alchemy, with the latter facility being rebranded Alchemy Mastering At AIR. Founded in 1997, the World Famous Alchemy Mastering is one of the UK's leading audio mastering facilities.
buyer: AIR Studios Limited
AIR Studios is home to exceptional recording and mixing studios created by Sir George Martin, and to a community of world-class studio talent. AIR Studios provides film & music recording, mixing studios and mastering services. "
target: Alchemy Mastering Ltd
Founded in 1997, the World Famous Alchemy Mastering is one of the UK's leading audio mastering facilities. Located in an elegant West London mews, Alchemy’s mastering facility houses 3 studios designed by the Alchemists themselves.
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closed 12/15/2017 via Company Press Release

Keywords Studios, acquired LOLA Audio Localization

synopsis: Keywords Studios, the international technical services provider to the global video games industry, announced that it has acquired Localizadora Latam SC (“LOLA”). Based in Mexico City, LOLA provides Latin American Spanish dubbing, localisation and sound design services for the video game, film and television markets.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$451.13)
Keywords Studios is an international technical services provider to the global video games industry. They provide integrated art production, engineering, audio services, testing, localization and player support services across 50 languages and 14 game platforms to clients in more than 20 countries. "
target: LOLA Audio Localization
LOLA has over 20 years of working experience in the industry of dubbing and 15 years doing sound design, working in content adaption projects in Latin American Spanish. Their services include audio localization, translate & adaptation, sound design, and original soundtracks.
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$0.68
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$1
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closed 2/5/2020 via Company Press Release

Sun Broadcast Group, acquired Envision Networks

synopsis: Sun Broadcast Group has acquired Cleveland based Envision Networks, the largest independently owned affiliate relations company in America that supplies all types of programming and services to radio including morning show content, short-form vignettes, virtual weather-news-sports broadcasts, live syndicated morning shows, and more.
buyer parent: Gen Media Partners
buyer: Sun Broadcast Group
Sun Broadcast Group is a national radio network reaching over 205 million listeners through its more than 5,500 affiliates in both English and Spanish-language. Sun offers ad sales representation, syndication and programming support to producers, hosts and radio networks nationwide. "
target: Envision Networks
Envision Radio Networks is the largest independently owned affiliate relations company in the country. They supply all types of programming and services to radio including morning show content, short-form vignettes, virtual weather-news-sports broadcasts, live syndicated morning shows, and more.
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closed 11/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

Major Triad Media, acquired TM Studios

synopsis: Westwood One announced that TM Studios, the famed jingle and production house it owned, was purchased by Major Triad Media, a partnership that is being run by three TM Studio veterans: Dave Bethell, Chris “UK” Stevens and General Manager Greg Clancy. TM Studio will transition from its Dallas-based home to become a multinational entity.
buyer: Major Triad Media
Major Triad Media is a partnership of three TM Studios figures – creative director Dave Bethell, Chris “UK” Stevens, and jingle icon and current general manager Greg Clancy. "
target parent: Cumulus Media Inc.
target: TM Studios
Dallas based TM Studios creates, produces and distributes music based products for all media and comedy & prep material for radio stations. Product lines include music compilation libraries and weekly new music distribution services, commercial production & imaging music, commercial jingles.
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closed 7/3/2014 via Company Press Release

One Media iP Group Plc, acquired Point Classics

synopsis: One Media is pleased to announce that it has acquired from Telos Holdings Inc. of Los Angeles, USA, the entire rights to the Masters and all assets for the classic music catalogue known as `Point Classics.' Their library includes every genre of classical music for your film, TV, radio or audio project.
buyer: One Media iP Group Plc (AIM:OMIP:$3.93)
One Media is a digital music and video rights owner. The consumer led but B2B (Business-to-business) operation looks to exploit its catalogue of over 170,000 music tracks and over 5,000 hours of video by recompiling the content for sale through over 600 digital music and video stores worldwide. "
target: Point Classics
Point Classics is a digital web site for music supervisors and licensees. Their library includes every genre of classical music for your film, TV, radio or audio project. Users will find the production music they need in their extensive catalogue that features the world's most famous composers.
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closed 10/14/2006 via

Jones Media Group, acquired TM Century

synopsis: Jones Media Group, Ltd. and a wholly owned subsidiary have entered into a Merger Agreement with TM Century, Inc., through which TM Century will become a wholly owned subsidiary of JMG. Upon completion of a number of conditions, this transaction is expected to close on Sept. 29, 2006.
buyer: Jones Media Group
Jones Media Group (JMG) is the parent company of Jones Radio Networks, America's leading independent radio programming company. JMG also owns Jones MediaAmerica, America's largest independent ad sales representation company, which sells national advertising for more than 120 radio programs. "
target: TM Century
Dallas based TM Century, Inc. creates, produces and distributes music based products for all media and comedy & prep material for radio stations. Product lines include music compilation libraries and weekly new music distribution services, commercial production & imaging music, commercial jingles.
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$5
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$1
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0.0x
closed 5/16/2018 via BNC Analysis

Pulse Recordings Inc., acquired Hitcher Music

synopsis: Pulse Music Group has acquired Hitcher, a firm specializing in synch placement, marketing and music supervision. Hitcher is a company used to connect music to film studios, television networks, gaming companies, music supervisors, online content providers, and more.
buyer: Pulse Recordings Inc.
Created by musicians for musicians, PULSE is a music publishing, management and music services company that is home to a talent roster credited with more than 100 million units of recorded music sales. "
target: Hitcher Music
Hitcher is a company used to connect music to film studios, television networks, gaming companies, music supervisors, online content providers, and more. Hitcher is a firm specializing in synch placement, marketing and music supervision.
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closed 9/10/2007 via BusinessWire

615 Music, acquired Metro Music

synopsis: 615 Music, one of America’s preeminent Production Music companies, providers of library and production music for television networks and programs, feature films, radio, commercials, on-air promos, interactive applications and multi-media clients, has acquired renowned music library company Metro Music Inc.
buyer: 615 Music
615 Music is a multi-award winning, full-service music development, recording, post-production and sound design company with clients that include broadcast and cable television networks and programs. 615’s client roster is comprised of virtually every major broadcast and cable television network. "
target: Metro Music
The Metro Music Production Library has long been regarded as the best small production music library in the industry. The catalog contains all original titles, fully cleared and ready to license for any film, video, or interactive/multi-media project.
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closed 12/17/2020 via Company Press Release

Keywords Studios, acquired Jinglebell Communications

synopsis: Keywords Studios has announced the acquisition of Jinglebell Communications. Founded in 1981 and based in Milan, Italy, Jinglebell is a boutique recording studio that provides audio recording, music production and sound design for video games and advertisements.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$451.13)
Ireland’s Keywords Studios is an international technical services provider to the global video games industry. It provides integrated art creation, software engineering, testing, localization, audio and customer care services to a blue-chip client base. "
target: Jinglebell Communications
Founded in 1981 and based in Milan, Italy, Jinglebell is a boutique recording studio that provides audio recording, music production and sound design for video games and advertisements.
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closed 6/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Picture Shop Post, acquired The Farm

synopsis: Picture Shop, a company that provides post production and visual effects service to feature and television companies, has acquired The Farm, UK's largest post production and studio services Group. The Farm has sites in London, Manchester, Bristol and Los Angeles, as well as being on-site with BBC Sport, UKTV and Fremantle Media.
buyer parent: Five Crowns Capital, LLC
buyer: Picture Shop Post
Picture Shop Post is a company that provides post production service to feature and television companies. Picture Shop Post specializes in visual effects and provides a unique vision to client projects. They are equipped with the latest technology in order to provide the highest quality of service. "
target parent: WPP Group, plc
target: The Farm
The Farm is the UK's largest post production and studio services Group. It has sites in London, Manchester, Bristol and Los Angeles, as well as being on-site with BBC Sport, UKTV and Fremantle Media.
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announced 3/31/2016 via BNC Analysis

Dock10, will acquire Edit19

synopsis: MediaCityUK-based dock10 has agreed a deal to acquire boutique Manchester based post production house Edit19, bringing VFX and Motion Graphics specialisms to the company.
buyer: Dock10
Dock10, operating at the heart of MediaCityUK, is a leading digital media service provider. Clients have access to a wide range of HD TV studios, digital post-production, cloud media management services and advanced connectivity options. "
target: Edit19
Edit 19 concentrates on working closely with clients to deliver highly creative visual effects, animation and HD/3D finishing. Edit 19's services include Offline/Online editing, colour grading, GFX, VFX compositing, audio and 3D modelling and animation.
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closed 9/1/2013 via PR Web

Frozen Fire, acquired Big Eagle Productions

synopsis: Frozen Fire, a strategic messaging and video production company acquired Big Eagle productions a Dallas-based video production agency. This acquisition allows Frozen Fire to expand their video marketing services, helping small to midsize businesses effectively engage with their target audiences.
buyer: Frozen Fire
Frozen Fire is a digital business development and communication strategy firm that help businesses have the tools necessary to know exactly who their customers are and what their customers are looking for. It helps companies connect with their customers via digital marketing strategies "
target: Big Eagle Productions
Big Eagle Productions LLC provides video production services. The company was incorporated in 2012 and is based in Cedar Hill, Texas.
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closed 1/25/2013 via BNC Analysis

Loveurope Group Limited, acquired Locomotion

synopsis: The Loveurope Group announced the completion of their acquisition of creative post-production facility Locomotion. Locomotion is a full service creative house providing moving imagery for the advertising, digital, film and broadcast industries.
buyer: Loveurope Group Limited
Loveurope Group Limited operates as an advertising production network in Europe. It produces work for brand and agency clients in press, digital, television, and outdoor media markets. Its integrated marketing services allow clients to create, adapt, expand, and deliver brand communications. "
target: Locomotion
Established in 1994 as a boutique post production facility, Loco is an independent creative house, providing moving imagery for the advertising, digital, film and broadcast industries.
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closed 8/7/2006 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired RoyaltyFreeMusic.com

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that its Jupiterimages division has acquired the assets of RoyaltyFreeMusic.com including its wholly-owned music library. RoyaltyFreeMusic.com's library includes over 1,100 wholly-owned tracks of high quality royalty free themes, underscores, voiceovers, beats, loops and bumpers.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: RoyaltyFreeMusic.com
RoyaltyFreeMusic.com and Award Winning Music offer a royalty free music library full of nearly 1,000 tracks of high quality buyout music, production music, film music, music for video production, television and other multi-media projects.
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closed 9/30/2020 via Company Press Release

LTN Global, acquired DTAGS

synopsis: LTN® Global, the industry leader in transformative media technology and video transport network solutions, announced the acquisition of DTAGS, an early pioneer in 4K remote production and broadcast transmission, that has played a pivotal role in delivering highly rated live events, including Thursday Night Football and the NFL Draft.
buyer: LTN Global
LTN Global Communications leverages its innovative, industry-leading IP-based live video delivery service and integrated production to transmission workflows to enable content creation, monetization, and distribution. They deliver seamless experiences at every link in the video value chain. "
target: DTAGS
DTAGS, an early pioneer in 4K remote production and broadcast transmission, has played a pivotal role in delivering highly rated live events, including Thursday Night Football and the NFL Draft, as well as innovative solutions, including America’s Got Talent’s virtual audience.
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closed 2/19/2020 via Company Press Release

Visual Data Media Services, acquired Digital Post Services

synopsis: Visual Data Media Services, a company that specializes in multichannel media management, has acquired Digital Post Services (DPS), a Post Production Studio and Worldwide Delivery Laboratory. DPS helps their clients to maximize their show's creative potential. Their services include color grading, sound design, visual effects, title design and more.
buyer: Visual Data Media Services
Visual Data Media Services specializes in multichannel media management, helping content owners and distributors to get the right content in the right format. Their advanced infrastructure is custom-built to repurpose video content and distribute it to any platform or broadcaster in any territory. "
target: Digital Post Services
Digital Post Services (DPS) is a Post Production Studio and Worldwide Delivery Laboratory. DPS helps their clients to maximize their show's creative potential. Their services include color grading, sound design and mixing, visual effects, title design, and mastering and delivery.
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closed 12/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

TransPerfect Translations International, Inc., acquired AGM Factory

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, announced the acquisition of AGM Factory, a French provider of image, audio, and laboratory services for content distributors, broadcasters, and film studios.
buyer: TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.
TransPerfect is the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business. From offices in over 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. "
target: AGM Factory
AGM Factory is a French provider of image, audio, and laboratory services for content distributors, broadcasters, and film studios. Founded in 2004 and based in Rennes, AGM is the first French full-service media house to operate complete studio facilities outside of Paris.
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closed 3/11/2013 via Market Wire

Chyron Corporation, acquired Hego Group

synopsis: Chyron Corporation, a leading provider of Graphics as a Service for on-air and digital video applications, announced that its merger with Hego AB has been finalized, creating ChyronHego Corporation.
buyer: Chyron Corporation (CHYR:$58.05)
Chyron defines and dominates the world of broadcast graphics. Chyron has proven itself as the undisputed leader in the industry with sophisticated graphics offerings. "
target: Hego Group
The Hego Group has spent over four decades helping broadcasters and the sports industry offer audiences a more engaging live entertainment experience by providing a full end-to-end delivery capability for the creation and enhancement of live production content.
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$19
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$15
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closed 3/3/2017 via PR Newswire

Lionbridge Technologies, Inc., acquired Exequo

synopsis: Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. announced the acquisition of Exequo, a privately-held audio production, translation & localization company that specializes in global video game services. Exequo will become part of Lionbridge Game Services, a Lionbridge service that provides end-to-end localization & testing services for game & entertainment studios.
buyer: Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. (LIOX:$556.65)
Lionbridge provide detail-critical business processes, including translation, online marketing, global content management and application testing solutions, which ensure global brand consistency, local relevancy and technical usability across all touch points of the customer lifecycle. "
target: Exequo
Exequo is a privately-held audio production, translation and localization company that specializes in global video game services. Founded in 1998, Exequo is one of the most recognized and respected brands in the games services industry.
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closed 6/9/2015 via PR Newswire

Production Resource Group, acquired XL Video Group

synopsis: Production Resource Group, L.L.C. announced that it has acquired the XL Video Group, one of the largest providers of premier multi-market video services. XL Video is a multi-award winning provider of creative video solutions for concert touring, corporate events, exhibitions, automotive, television, sports, and theatre.
buyer: Production Resource Group
Production Resource Group, L.L.C., ("PRG") is a leading supplier of entertainment and event technology to a wide range of markets, including corporate and automotive events, concerts, special events, theatre, television and film, trade shows, and installations. "
target: XL Video Group
Founded in 1995, XL Video is a multi award winning provider of creative video solutions for Concert Touring, Corporate and Special Events, Exhibitions and Trade Shows, Television, Sports, Theatre and The Arts.
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