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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 7/7/2016 via GlobeNewswire

ChyronHego Corporation, acquired ClickEffects

synopsis: ChyronHego announced that the company has acquired Sound & Video Creations Inc., a leading developer of digital content management and delivery solutions for sports stadium presentations and broadcasts. Sound & Video Creations is well-known for its ClickEffects family of products for live audiovisual entertainment production.
buyer parent: Vector Capital
buyer: ChyronHego Corporation (CHYR:$58.05)
ChyronHego is a global leader in broadcast graphics creation, playout and real-time data visualization with a wide range of products and services for live television, news and sports production. "
target: ClickEffects
Click Effects systems provide video and audio content control and delivery for live sports and entertainment events. The systems of Click Effects, CrossFire, Blaze, and ProAudio set new benchmarks for the delivery, management and control of content for display systems of stadiums and arenas.
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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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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 5/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Anna Valley, acquired Production Plus

synopsis: Anna Valley has confirmed the acquisition of event technical support provider Production Plus. Production Plus, based in the UK, is a long established leading provider in technical services to the events, hospitality, corporate and private markets.
buyer: Anna Valley
Anna Valley, based in the UK, is a leading provider of AV rental services and fixed installations to the event, retail, corporate and entertainment sectors. Their highly experienced and knowledgeable team represents the industry’s best talent. "
target: Production Plus
Production Plus, based in the UK, is a long established leading provider in technical services to the events, hospitality, corporate and private markets. They operate from their 20,000ft facility in Hertfordshire and service anywhere that their clients need them to go!
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closed 10/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Entertainment Technology Partners, acquired Pixl Evolution Limited & Audio Evolution Limited

synopsis: Entertainment Technology Partners, is delighted to announce the acquisition of Pixl Evolution Limited and Audio Evolution Limited, U.K. based video and audio technology companies supplying turnkey event solutions for the live production industry.
buyer: Entertainment Technology Partners
Entertainment Technology Partners helps brands grow their business in the events and entertainment industry by providing shared support in strategy, finance and logistics. This collection of exceptional brands includes LMG, Premier Event Technology, EventEQ, and more. "
target: Pixl Evolution Limited & Audio Evolution Limited
Pixl Evolution Limited and Audio Evolution Limited are U.K. based video and audio technology companies supplying turnkey event solutions for the live production industry. Pixl are experts in live events video, operating primarily in the corporate and special events sectors.
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closed 1/30/2015 via GlobeNewswire

PSAV, acquired American AVC

synopsis: PSAV has acquired American Audio Visual Center (American AVC), an in-house, high-end production company based in Scottsdale, AZ. American AVC has been supporting clients with "Extreme Customer Service" and cutting-edge technology support in partnership with over 65 hotels and resorts, as well as through a full-service boutique production division.
buyer parent: Goldman Sachs & Co.
buyer: PSAV (PSAV:$0.00)
PSAV provides legendary service and innovative technology to create memorable experiences for planners, producers and customers across the corporate, association and special event markets. "
target: American AVC
American AVC is one of North America’s premier audiovisual, event production, and creative content companies serving the hospitality, meeting and event industries. Extreme Customer Service® sets American AVC apart from the average audiovisual provider, through its systems and culture.
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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 6/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Keywords Studios, acquired Descriptive Video Works Inc

synopsis: Ireland’s Keywords Studios, an international technical services provider to the global video games industry, has acquired Descriptive Video Works, a Canadian company that provides audio description services for broadcast and streamed programming including films and series as well as live events.
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: Descriptive Video Works Inc
Headquartered in Canada, Descriptive Video Works provides audio description services for broadcast and streamed programming including films and series as well as live events such as the Olympics and Paralympics, for which it was the first company to provide real-time audio description.
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closed 4/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

WarnerMedia, acquired The Widget Company

synopsis: WarnerMedia, through its subsidiary Turner Broadcasting System Europe, has acquired The Widget Co. (TWC), a Dutch technology provider, as it continues its shift to streaming. TWC puts users at the center of a "TV Everywhere world," developing tech solutions across connected TVs, game consoles, set-top boxes, and mobile apps.
buyer parent: AT&T
buyer: WarnerMedia (NYSE:TWX:$31,532.00)
WarnerMedia is a leading media, advertising, and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, CNN, truTV and others."
target: The Widget Company
Amsterdam-based The Widget Company (TWC) is a digital agency in the field of next-generation TV. TWC specializes in multiscreen app strategy, concept, design and development, creating custom live & on-demand video applications for Smart TVs, game consoles, media players, and other connected devices.
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closed 9/3/2013 via PR Newswire

RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd., acquired JCA

synopsis: RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd., a leading provider of comprehensive digital content management and global content distribution services to the television and radio broadcasting industry, announced the acquisition of JCA, a London-based provider of content management services.
buyer: RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd. (RRM:$145.44)
RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd. provides global, end-to-end, content management and distribution services to the rapidly expanding television and radio broadcasting industries, covering more than 150 countries. "
target: JCA
JCA is a digital services specialist offering both video and digital TV and film packages to the media industry. Services include film restoration, video servicing and encoding / transcoding as well as an end-to-end digital asset management platform servicing file-based needs.
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$9.00
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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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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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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 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 7/1/2020 via BNC Analysis

Groupe Sud Ouest SA, acquired Digivision SA

synopsis: Groupe Sud Ouest, one of the largest regional media groups in France, has increased their stake in Digivision SA from 37% to 85% of the capital. Established in France through its network of agencies, Digivision produces television programs and reports for national and local TV stations. Digivision also produces magazines, institutional film, and co
buyer: Groupe Sud Ouest SA
Based in Bordeaux, Groupe Sud Ouest is one of the largest regional media groups in France. The company publishes five paid daily newspapers, four magazines, and several specialty publications. The group also operates two local TV stations and has an extensive online presence for its publications. "
target: Digivision SA
Based in France, Digivision produces television programs and reports for national and local television stations (TF1, LCI, France Television, M6, BFM TV). Digivision also produces magazines, documentary & institutional films, Web TV, as well as captures footage for events and covers sports.
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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 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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announced 9/9/2019 via BusinessWire

LTN Global, will acquire Make.TV

synopsis: LTN Global, a world-leading provider of broadcast-quality IP video transport solutions, has entered into an agreement to acquire Make.TV, developer of an innovative cloud-based service that enables content creators to access, curate, and publish live video streams to affiliates, social media, and OTT platforms.
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: Make.TV
Make.TV is a developer of an innovative cloud-based service that enables content creators to access, curate, and publish live video streams to affiliates, social media, and OTT platforms.
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announced 7/17/2019 via Company Press Release

LTN Global, will acquire Crystal Computer Corporation

synopsis: LTN Global, the global leader in broadcast-quality IP video transport solutions, has entered into an agreement to acquire Crystal Computer Corporation, a provider of software that automates the monitoring, control, and metadata management of end-to-end broadcast and digital media operations.
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: Crystal Computer Corporation
Crystal Computer Corporation provides software that automates the monitoring, control and metadata management of the end-to-end broadcast operation. Their patented technology enables today’s fast-changing broadcast, cable, DTH and OTT operation to accomplish what was never possible before.
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Hego Group

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