Like WLII-TV and all repeater stations

announced 8/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

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

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

RCN Television Group, acquired MundoFox

synopsis: RCN Television Group announced that it has purchased the entire interest of its joint-venture partner, FOX International Channels, in the U.S. Spanish language broadcast network, MundoFox. MundoFox is a national broadcast television network catering to the U.S. Hispanic market.
buyer parent: Organización Ardila Lülle
buyer: RCN Television Group
RCN is a leading television network and production company with a long track record of highly acclaimed series and telenovelas. The company belongs to the Organizacion Ardila Lulle, one of the most prominent industrial conglomerates in Latin America. "
target: MundoFox
MundoFox was launched in the Fall of 2012 as the third national broadcast television network catering to the U.S. Hispanic market from one of the major broadcasting companies in the country.
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closed 3/5/2013 via PR Newswire

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

synopsis: Media Vista Group, LLC announced that it has completed the acquisition transaction for 4 television stations in 3 markets: KUKC 48 in Kansas City; WUMN 13 in Minneapolis; and, WLZE 51 and WUVF 2 in Ft Myers/Naples, FL, all Univision Station affiliates from SP Television, LLC.
buyer: Media Vista Group, LLC
Media Vista Group is the premier Hispanic media-company in Southwest Florida. "
seller: SP Television, LLC
The SP Television, LLC stations are WUVF-LP, Naples, Florida, WLZE-LD, Fort Myers, Florida, KUKC-LP, Kansas City, Missouri, and WUMN-LP, Minneapolis, Minnesota, each affiliated with Univision television network.
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announced 9/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

Weigel Broadcasting Co., will purchase KAZA-TV from Southern California License LLC

synopsis: TV-49, Inc., an owner of TV stations and part of the family-owned media company Weigel Broadcasting Co., will acquire KAZA-TV from Southern California License LLC, an owner and operator of TV stations. KAZA-TV is a TV station licensed to the Avalon, CA area. KAZA-TV broadcasts a variety of spanish programs, including sports, music, and more.
buyer: Weigel Broadcasting Co.
Weigel Broadcasting Co. is a family-owned media company based in Chicago, Illinois. The company operates local broadcast television stations in three Midwest markets, as well as national networks that are distributed across 375+ affiliates throughout the country. "
seller: Southern California License LLC
KAZA-TV is a TV station licensed to the Avalon, CA area. KAZA-TV broadcasts a variety of spanish programs, including sports, music, cooking, and more. KAZA-TV belongs to Southern California License LLC, an owner and operator of TV stations. The company is located in Malibu, California.
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announced 7/14/2015 via BusinessWire

Maxair Media, will acquire KNVN

synopsis: Maxair will acquire KNVN from K4 Media Holdings, LLC. KNVN serves as the NBC and Telemundo affiliate for the Chico market.
buyer: Maxair Media
Maxair Media is a media company providing quality news, entertainment and community service. "
target: KNVN
KNVN serves as the NBC and Telemundo affiliate for the Chico market.
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closed 8/3/2011 via PR Newswire

Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc., acquired Houston's 55

synopsis: Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire KTBU-TV, also known as Houston's 55, and other television assets serving the Houston market from U.S. Farm & Ranch Supply Company, Inc. KTBU-TV is a full-power television facility reaching approximately 1.8 million households in Houston.
buyer: Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBSA:$139.96)
Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. is the largest Hispanic-controlled media and entertainment company in the U.S. Spanish Broadcasting currently owns and operates 20 radio stations located in the Hispanic markets of Los Angeles, New York, Puerto Rico, Miami, Chicago, and San Francisco. "
target parent: USFR Media Group
target: Houston's 55
KTBU-TV, known on-air as Houston's 55, is a full-power television facility reaching approximately 1.8 million households in Houston, the nation's fourth-largest Hispanic television market, through its over-the-air, cable and satellite distribution platforms.
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$16
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closed 1/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

Lazer Broadcasting Corporation, purchased 9 Radio Properties from Casa Media Partners, LLC

synopsis: Lazer Broadcasting Corp. acquired seven full-power radio stations, an FM translator and an FM booster from Casa Media Partners. The radio properties included KIQQ 1310-AM, KIQQ 103.7-FM, KAEH 103.1-FM, LMQA 100.5-FM, KMEN 100.5-FM, KTNS 1060-AM, KAAT 103.1-FM, FM Booster KAAT-FM1, and K282AE 104.3-FM, which broadcast in a Hispanic music format.
buyer: Lazer Broadcasting Corporation
Lazer Broadcasting Corporation programs the Top-Rated Regional Mexican Format “Radio Lazer”, the Spanish Oldies “La Mejor” and the Traditional Mexican Ranchero “La Mexicana”. Lazer owns and operates 20 Spanish-Language Radio Stations in more than 10 California Markets and in Reno, Nevada. "
seller: Casa Media Partners, LLC
The radio properties included KIQQ 1310-AM, KIQQ 103.7-FM, KAEH 103.1-FM, LMQA 100.5-FM, KMEN 100.5-FM, KTNS 1060-AM, KAAT 103.1-FM, FM Booster KAAT-FM1, and K282AE 104.3-FM. Casa Media Partners is a Spanish radio and television broadcaster.
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$2.35
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announced 8/24/2017 via BNC Analysis

Latino Public Radio, will acquire WRNI (1290)

synopsis: Rhode Island Public Radio spins-off its sole AM in the Providence market. Latino Public Radio files a deal to buy WRNI (1290). WRNI (1290 AM) is a radio frequency in Providence, Rhode Island broadcasting Spanish-language public radio programming. It is owned by Rhode Island Public Radio, but has brokered air time to Latino Public Radio since 2011.
buyer: Latino Public Radio
Latino Public Radio (LPR) believes that radio is the best way to effectively reach the Latino community. LPR's commitment to educate the community about their health has always been an important part of their mission. LPR also covers breaking news and historical events in Rhode Island. "
target parent: Rhode Island Public Radio
target: WRNI (1290)
WRNI (1290 AM) is a radio frequency in Providence, Rhode Island broadcasting Spanish-language public radio programming. It is owned by Rhode Island Public Radio, but brokers its airtime to Latino Public Radio. Latino Public Radio programs WRNI with a Spanish-language news-talk format.
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$0.40
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announced 7/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

Northwood Hispanic Communications Center, will purchase KNLY-FM from Centro Cristiano De Vida Eterna

synopsis: North of Houston, Juan Vargas’ Northwood Hispanic Communications Center filed a deal to buy Spanish-language religious “Radio Vida Vision” KNLY, New Waverly, TX (91.1) from Hector Guevara’s Centro Cristiano de Vida Eterna.
buyer: Northwood Hispanic Communications Center
Northwood Hispanic Communications Center, owned by Juan Vargas, operates radio stations and is based in the United States. "
seller: Centro Cristiano De Vida Eterna
KNLY-FM operates the Spanish-language religious radio station “Radio Vida Vision”, New Waverly, TX (91.1).
price ($mm)
$0.20
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closed 7/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

La Network Campesina, purchased FM translator K244EX from Windy City Broadcasting, LLC

synopsis: John Bridge’s Windy City Broadcasting has sold FM translator K244EX at 96.7 MHz in Las Vegas, Nev., to the Farmworker Radio Educational Network, owner of La Campesina Network. The translator will be used to bring “La Campesina,” the operator’s regional Mexican format, to a greater portion of the Las Vegas market.
buyer parent: Cesar Chavez Foundation
buyer: La Network Campesina
Farmworker Educational Radio Network is the legal name for nonprofit organization Cesar Chavez Foundation’s broadcast properties. They operate the Regional Mexican radio station “La Campesina” in multiple west coast markets including Phoenix, Bakersfield, and Kennewick-Richland-Pasco WA. "
seller: Windy City Broadcasting, LLC
K244EX is an FM translator at 96.7 MHz in Las Vegas, Nev. The translator will be used to bring “La Campesina,” the operator’s regional Mexican format, to a greater portion of the Las Vegas market.
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announced 6/21/2017 via BNC Analysis

Bustos Media Holdings, LLC, will purchase 3 radio stations from Casa Media Partners, LLC

synopsis: Casa Media Partners, LLC, debtor-in-possession, has filed the application to sell Regional Mexican KLES (LA VAQUERA 101.7) and Regional Mexican KZXR-A (ENVISORA 1310)/PROSSER, WA and Regional Mexican KMNA (LA MAQUINA 98.7)/MABTON-YAKIMA, WA to Bustos Media Holdings, LLC.
buyer: Bustos Media Holdings, LLC
Bustos Media Holdings, LLC owns and operates Spanish-language and other ethnic radio stations in the United States. It operates FM and AM radio stations. Its radio stations range from regional Mexican, Latin contemporary, and sports, to Russian and Vietnamese. "
seller: Casa Media Partners, LLC
Casa Media Partners's assets include Regional Mexican KLES (LA VAQUERA 101.7) and Regional Mexican KZXR-A (ENVISORA 1310)/PROSSER, WA and Regional Mexican KMNA (LA MAQUINA 98.7)/MABTON-YAKIMA, WA. All three broadcast in Spanish in the Washington state area.
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announced 6/3/2022 via BNC Analysis

Latino Media Network, will purchase 18 Radio Stations from TelevisaUnivision

synopsis: Latino Media Network, a Hispanic media company, will acquire 18 radio stations from TelevisaUnivision, a Spanish-language media company. The AM and FM stations broadcasts sports, entertainment and music programming. The stations are located in Los Angeles, New York City, Miami, Houston, Chicago, Dallas, San Antonio, McAllen, Fresno and Las Vegas.
buyer: Latino Media Network
Latino Media Network is a Hispanic media company. Latino Media Network is focused on creating media content for Hispanic audiences and distributing it across all mediums. They aim to help the Latino community make sense of the world and their place in it. "
seller parent: ForgeLight, LLC
seller: TelevisaUnivision
The 18 radio stations belong to TelevisaUnivision, a Spanish-language media company. The AM and FM stations broadcasts sports, entertainment and music programming. The stations are located in Los Angeles, New York City, Miami, Houston, Chicago, Dallas, San Antonio, McAllen, Fresno and Las Vegas.
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announced 5/9/2022 via BusinessWire

TelevisaUnivision, will acquire Pantaya, LLC

synopsis: TelevisaUnivision, the world's leading Spanish-language media and content company, has entered into an agreement with HMTV DTC, LLC, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Hemisphere Media Group, Inc., to acquire Pantaya, a streaming platform in the U.S. for Spanish-language movies and series.
buyer parent: ForgeLight, LLC
buyer: TelevisaUnivision
As the leading Spanish-language media and content company in the world, TelevisaUnivision features the largest library of owned content and industry-leading production capabilities that power its streaming, digital and linear television offerings, as well as its radio platforms. "
target parent: Hemisphere Media Group, Inc.
target: Pantaya, LLC
Pantaya is one of the first premium streaming destinations for U.S. Hispanics. It has 900,000 paying subscribers. Pantaya’s content library includes titles from Pantaya’s production arm, Pantelion, as well as titles from major producers and distributors, including Hemisphere, Lionsgate and Televisa.
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announced 4/21/2021 via BusinessWire

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

synopsis: Grupo Televisa, a leading media company in the Spanish-speaking world, and Univision, an American Spanish-language television network, announced a definitive transaction agreement in which Televisa’s content and media assets will be combined with Univision to create the largest Spanish-language media company in the world: Televisa-Univision.
buyer parent: ForgeLight, LLC
buyer: Univision Communications Inc.
As the leading Hispanic media company in the U.S., Univision Communications, Inc. entertains, informs and empowers U.S. Hispanics with news, sports and entertainment content across broadcast and cable television, audio, and digital platforms. "
target: Grupo Televisa, S.A. (TV:$4,927.53)
Televisa is a leading media company in the Spanish-speaking world, an important cable operator in Mexico and an operator of a leading direct-to-home satellite pay television system in Mexico.
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$4,800
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closed 2/2/2021 via BusinessWire

Univision Communications Inc., acquired VIX

synopsis: Univision Communications Inc., the largest Spanish-language content company in the U.S., announced it has acquired VIX, Inc., the leading independent ad-supported streaming service that offers video-on-demand content to millions of U.S. Hispanics and consumers throughout Latin America.
buyer parent: ForgeLight, LLC
buyer: Univision Communications Inc.
As the leading Hispanic media company in the U.S., Univision Communications, Inc. entertains, informs and empowers U.S. Hispanics with news, sports and entertainment content across broadcast and cable television, audio, and digital platforms. "
target: VIX
VIX creates, acquires, and distributes Hispanic-focused content to audiences in the U.S., Latin America and across the globe. The company operates the largest Latino AVOD OTT platform in the world, which offers over 20,000 hours of free Latino-focused films and TV shows.
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announced 8/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

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

synopsis: Liberman Media Group LLC will acquire WLII-TV, the Univision owned-and-operated station in Puerto Rico, and all of its repeater stations on the island, including WSUR-DT and WOLE-DT. Following the closing of the agreement, Liberman plans to continue programming the station with content from the Univision and UniMás broadcast networks.
buyer: Liberman Media Group LLC
Liberman Media Group LLC is a media company founded by Lenard Liberman. "
seller: Univision Communications Inc.
WLII-DT is a Univision owned-and-operated television station that is licensed to Caguas, Puerto Rico. WLII-TV's repeater stations include WSUR-DT and WOLE-DT.
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closed 12/29/2020 via BusinessWire

ForgeLight, LLC, Searchlight Capital Partners, acquired Univision Communications Inc.

synopsis: Searchlight and ForgeLight have acquired majority ownership interest in Univision, a leading media company in the United States. As the leading Hispanic media company in the U.S., Univision entertains, informs and empowers U.S. Hispanics with news, sports and entertainment content across broadcast and cable television, audio and digital platforms.
buyer: Searchlight Capital Partners
buyer: ForgeLight, LLC
Searchlight Capital Partners is a global private investment firm with offices in New York, London and Toronto. ForgeLight was founded in 2019 by Wade Davis and is an operating and investment company focused on the media and consumer technology sectors. "
target: Univision Communications Inc.
As the leading Hispanic media company in the U.S., Univision Communications, Inc. entertains, informs and empowers U.S. Hispanics with news, sports and entertainment content across broadcast and cable television, audio and digital platforms.
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closed 4/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Great Hill Partners LLC, acquired Gizmodo

synopsis: Great Hill Partners, a leading growth-oriented private equity firm, announced it has acquired the Gizmodo Media Group and The Onion, a collection of premium digital content producers, from Univision Communications Inc. The combined assets will form a new company named G/O Media Inc.
buyer: Great Hill Partners LLC
Great Hill Partners is a private equity that seeks to partner with rapidly growing middle market companies operating in the following sectors: business services, financial technology, healthcare technology, Internet, logistics, media/communications, software and transaction processing. "
target parent: Univision Communications Inc.
target: Gizmodo
Gizmodo is an online magazine that provides information and articles related to technology, design, and social trends. The acquisition also includes The Onion, an American satirical digital media company and newspaper organization that publishes articles on international, national, and local news.
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announced 7/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

Univision Communications Inc., will acquire WMGM-TV

synopsis: LocusPoint Networks LLC has agreed to sell WMGM-TV to Univision. WMGM-TV is a full-power television station licensed to Wildwood, New Jersey, and currently operating from digital facilities on RF Channel 36, FCC Facility ID No. 61111.
buyer: Univision Communications Inc.
Univision Communications Inc is the leading multimedia company serving Hispanic America, with a mission to inform, empower and entertain their community. Univision engages consumers via its portfolio of 17 broadcast, cable and digital networks, and a digital portfolio of mobile and video properties."
target parent: Blackstone Group LP
target: WMGM-TV
WMGM-TV, virtual channel 40 (UHF digital channel 36), is an independent television station serving Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States that is licensed to Wildwood.
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closed 4/22/2016 via New York Times

Univision Communications Inc., acquired Fusion Media Network, LLC

synopsis: The Spanish-language broadcaster Univision announced that it had acquired full control of Fusion. The company is an English-language digital news service and cable channel that aims at millennial audiences.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: Univision Communications Inc.
Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) is the leading media company serving Hispanic America. The Company includes Univision Network, one of the top five networks in the U.S. regardless of language and the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the country available. "
target parent: The Walt Disney Company
target: Fusion Media Network, LLC
Fusion is a news, pop culture and satire TV and digital network. It engages and champions a young, diverse, and inclusive America with a unique mix of original reporting, lifestyle, and comedic content that is both smart and irreverent.
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closed 5/21/2015 via BusinessWire

Univision Communications Inc., acquired The Root

synopsis: Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), the leading media company serving Hispanic America, announced that it has acquired The Root, the leading online news, opinion and culture destination for African-Americans. The Root raises the profile of black voices in mainstream media and engages anyone interested in black culture around the world.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: Univision Communications Inc.
Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) is the leading media company serving Hispanic America. The Company includes Univision Network, one of the top five networks in the U.S. regardless of language and the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the country available. "
target parent: Graham Holdings Company
target: The Root
The Root is the #1 news, opinion and analysis website for African-American influencers. The Root provides coverage of breaking news, thought-provoking commentary and gives voice to a changing, more diverse America.
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closed 5/5/2008 via PR Newswire

Universal Music Group, acquired Univision Music Group

synopsis: Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music company, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Univision Music Group following the recent clearance of the deal in the U.S. by the Federal Trade Commission. The acquisition results in UMG becoming the largest Latin music company in North America.
buyer parent: Vivendi Universal S.A.
buyer: Universal Music Group
Universal Music Group, Inc. engages in the development, marketing, sale, and distribution of recorded music. It also engages in the business of music publishing. Universal Music Group markets its recorded music through a network of subsidiaries, joint ventures, and licensees in various countries. "
target parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
target: Univision Music Group
The Univision Music Group is the No. 1 Latin music company in the U.S. with approximately 39% of Latin music sales in the United States and Puerto Rico. Founded in April 2001 the Univision Music Group now includes four record labels: Univision, Fonovisa , Disa and La Calle.
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closed 11/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Univision Communications Inc., acquired Disa Records

synopsis: Univision Communications Inc. the leading Spanish-language media company in the United States, announced the purchase of the remaining 50% of Mexico-based Disa Records and Edimonsa Publishing. Univision purchased 50% of Disa from the Chávez family of Monterrey, Mexico, in June 2001 with the provision to purchase the remaining 50% in five years.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: Univision Communications Inc.
Univision Communications Inc. (“Univision”) is the leading Spanish-language media and entertainment company in the United States. "
target: Disa Records
Disa Records currently represents more than 50 artists, including Los Angeles Azules, Grupo Bryndis, Liberación, El Poder del Norte, Los Cardenales de Nuevo Leon, Los Askis, Los Llayras, Palomo, Rayito Colombiano, Miguel y Miguel, Los Reyes del Camino,etc.
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closed 3/29/2007 via BusinessWire

A Consortium of 5 buyers acquired Univision Communications Inc.

synopsis: Univision Communications Inc. the leading Spanish-language media company in the U.S., announced the completion of its acquisition by Broadcasting Media Partners Inc., an investor group including Madison Dearborn Partners, Providence Equity Partners, TPG, Thomas H. Lee Partners, and Saban Capital Group, for $36.25 per share in cash.
buyer: Texas Pacific Group
buyer: Thomas H. Lee Co.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Saban Capital Group
buyer: Madison Dearborn Partners
Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. is one of the largest and oldest private equity investment firms in the United States and has raised and managed almost $20 billion of capital, making investments in over 100 businesses since its founding in 1974. "
target parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
target: Univision Communications Inc.
Univision Communications Inc. (“Univision”) is the leading Spanish-language media and entertainment company in the United States.
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$13,640
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$1,969
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$679
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closed 1/1/2006 via PR Newswire

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

synopsis: Univision Communications Inc. and Entravision Communications Corporation today announced that on January 1, 2006, they completed the previously announced acquisition by Univision of radio stations KBRG(FM) and KLOK(AM) serving the San Francisco/San Jose, California market from Entravision for $90 million.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: Univision Communications Inc.
Univision Communications Inc. (“Univision”) is the leading Spanish-language media and entertainment company in the United States. "
seller: Entravision Communications Corporation (EVC:$697.98)
Entravision Communications Corporation is a diversified Spanish-language media company utilizing a combination of television, radio and outdoor operations to reach approximately 75% of Hispanic consumers across the United States, as well as the border markets of Mexico.
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closed 10/4/2004 via BusinessWire

Univision Communications Inc., purchased WZFS-FM, KSFB-FM from Salem Communications Corporation

synopsis: Salem Communications Corporation, the leading radio broadcaster focused on religious and family themes programming, announced today a radio station exchange with Univision Communications Inc., the leading Spanish-language media company.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: Univision Communications Inc.
Univision Communications Inc. (“Univision”) is the leading Spanish-language media and entertainment company in the United States. "
seller: Salem Communications Corporation (SALM:$261.50)
Salem Communications is a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and family-themed content and conservative values.
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closed 10/4/2004 via BusinessWire

Salem Communications Corporation, purchased WIND-AM, KOBT-FM, KHCK-AM, KOSL-FM from Univision Communications Inc.

synopsis: Salem Communications Corporation, the leading radio broadcaster focused on religious and family themes programming, announced today a radio station exchange with Univision Communications Inc., the leading Spanish-language media company.
buyer: Salem Communications Corporation (SALM:$261.50)
Salem Communications is a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and family-themed content and conservative values. "
seller: Univision Communications Inc.
Univision Communications Inc. (“Univision”) is the leading Spanish-language media and entertainment company in the United States.
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announced 8/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

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

synopsis: Liberman Media Group LLC will acquire WLII-TV, the Univision owned-and-operated station in Puerto Rico, and all of its repeater stations on the island, including WSUR-DT and WOLE-DT. Following the closing of the agreement, Liberman plans to continue programming the station with content from the Univision and UniMás broadcast networks.
buyer: Liberman Media Group LLC
Liberman Media Group LLC is a media company founded by Lenard Liberman. "
seller: Univision Communications Inc.
WLII-DT is a Univision owned-and-operated television station that is licensed to Caguas, Puerto Rico. WLII-TV's repeater stations include WSUR-DT and WOLE-DT.
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closed 8/11/2006 via PR Newswire

Edulink, Inc., acquired Mega Media Group, Inc

synopsis: Mega Media Group, Inc. and EduLink, Inc. announced that on August 11th a definitive share exchange agreement was reached in which EduLink, Inc. acquired all the outstanding shares of common stock of Mega Media Group, Inc. Upon the issuance of the Edulink shares set forth above, Mega Media Group, Inc. will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of EduLink
buyer: Edulink, Inc.
EduLink operates its business through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Mega Media Group, Inc., which is a multi-media holding company operating its business through its subsidiaries. "
target: Mega Media Group, Inc
Mega Media Group, Inc. is a multimedia entertainment holding company with subsidiaries that offer a broad range of services. The divisions include talent management, music publishing, recording, music production and distribution, video production, radio broadcasting, and Russian ethnic programming.
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closed 4/21/2022 via PR Newswire

Stagwell Inc., acquired Brand New Galaxy

synopsis: Stagwell, the challenger network built to transform marketing, announced the acquisition of Brand New Galaxy (BNG), a leading provider of scaled commerce and marketplace solutions for 150+ global brands and 500+ e-retailers worldwide. Founded in Warsaw, Poland, in 2017, BNG has grown to 600+ employees in Europe, North America, and the Middle East.
buyer: Stagwell Inc. (STGW:$1,469.36)
Stagwell is the challenger network built to transform marketing. They deliver scaled creative performance for the world's most ambitious brands, connecting culture-moving creativity with leading-edge technology to harmonize the art and science of marketing. "
target: Brand New Galaxy
Brand New Galaxy (BNG) is a fast-growing leading provider of marketing and technology solutions built to drive commerce and digital transformation for brands. Founded in Warsaw, Poland, in 2017, BNG has grown to 600+ employees with offices in Europe, North America, and the Middle East.
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announced 9/15/2014 via PR Newswire

Attachmate Group will be merged with Micro Focus International Limited,

synopsis: The Attachmate Group, a privately-held software holding company, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to merge with Micro Focus, a company that provides innovative software that allows companies to dramatically improve the business value of their enterprise applications.
buyer: Micro Focus International Limited (LSE:MCRO:$2,899.90)
Micro Focus provides innovative software that allows companies to dramatically improve the business value of their enterprise applications. Micro Focus Enterprise Application Modernization, Testing and Management software enables customers' business applications to respond rapidly to market changes."
target: Attachmate Group
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, The Attachmate Group is a privately-held software holding company, comprising distinct IT brands dedicated to the long-term success of their customers. Their principal holdings include Attachmate, NetIQ, Novell and SUSE.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,184 [$2,354]
rev ($mm)
$958
EBITDA ($mm)
$173
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
13.6x
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Francisco Partners, Golden Gate Capital, Thoma Cressey Equity Partners, acquired Attachmate Corporation

synopsis: An investment group led by Golden Gate Capital, Francisco Partners and Thoma Cressey Equity Partners today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Attachmate Corp., of Bellevue, Wash.
buyer: Thoma Cressey Equity Partners
buyer: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: Francisco Partners
Thoma Bravo is one of the most experienced and successful private equity firms in the United States. Thoma Bravo and its predecessor firms have been providing equity and strategic and operating support to promising businesses and their management teams for more than 25 years. "
target: Attachmate Corporation
Attachmate enables IT organizations to extend mission critical services and assures they are managed, secure and compliant. Attachmate's leading solutions include host connectivity, systems and security management, and PC lifecycle management.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$135
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/7/2022 via BusinessWire

GI Partners, acquired GTY Technology Holdings

synopsis: GTY Technology Holdings Inc., a leading provider of cloud software solutions for the public sector, announced it has been acquired by GI Partners, a leading private investment firm.
buyer: GI Partners
GI Partners is a private investment firm based in San Francisco, California. The firm has raised over $32 billion in capital from leading institutional investors around the world to invest in private equity, real estate, and data infrastructure strategies. "
target: GTY Technology Holdings (GTYH:$60.45)
GTY brings leading public sector technology companies together to achieve a new standard in stakeholder engagement and resource management.
price ($mm)[EV]
$398 [$416]
rev ($mm)
$63
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
6.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/2/2009 via Capital IQ

Riverdale Capital, Ltd., acquired Enterprise Domains, Inc.

synopsis: Internet Properties Group, a subsidiary of Riverdale Capital Ltd., cancelled the acquisition of Enterprise Domains Inc.
buyer: Riverdale Capital, Ltd. (RICP:$0.00)
Riverdale Capital, Ltd. is a company specializing in the acquisition, development, and sale of software and web based services through revenue generating internet websites. "
target: Enterprise Domains, Inc.
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