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announced 10/23/2020 via BusinessWire

iHeartMedia, Inc., will acquire Voxnest

synopsis: iHeartMedia, the No. 1 audio company in America and the No. 1 commercial podcast publisher globally, will acquire Voxnest, the leading consolidated marketplace for podcasts and the best-in-class provider of podcast analytics, enterprise publishing tools, programmatic integration, and targeted ad serving.
buyer: iHeartMedia, Inc. (OTCPK:IHRT.Q:$3,038.76)
iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month. The company’s services include more than 850 live broadcast stations in over 160 markets nationwide and is available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices. "
target: Voxnest
Voxnest provides professional solutions for podcasters and brands looking to engage with listeners. The company's comprehensive tools for podcast creation, distribution, management, measurement, monetization, and advertising include Spreaker, Spreaker Enterprise, and Dynamo.
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closed 2/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Acast, acquired RadioPublic

synopsis: Acast, a podcast host and ad network, is looking to improve its tech and broaden its reach. The company announced that it’s acquiring RadioPublic with the goal of using RadioPublic’s tech to bring more creators to the Acast platform. RadioPublic provides a podcast app for phones and other tools for podcasters.
buyer: Acast
Acast is the world’s largest podcast company. Acast is a global podcast marketplace that provides premium hosting, distribution and monetization. Acast connects audio makers with the financial support they need to create amazing content while also delivering the audience they want. "
target: RadioPublic
RadioPublic’s free, easy to use podcast player for Android and iPhone makes listening to podcasts simple, enjoyable, & fun. RadioPublic also provides Podsite, which helps podcasters set up a complimentary website for their show as well as a feature called Affinity Promotions.
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closed 12/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

Zenterio AB, acquired Adscribe

synopsis: TV technology and services provider Zenterio has acquired the remaining 75% of UK based ad-tech and analytics company Adscribe. AdScribe help TV operators to better understand their customers and in the process open up new revenue opportunities through data and advertising.
buyer: Zenterio AB
Zenterio provides an independent OS for interactive TV aimed at creating an industry standard. Zenterio also offers an intuitive multiscreen UI, a powerful Data Analytics solution, Consulting Services and additional Value Added Services to TV operators. "
target: Adscribe
AdScribe help TV operators to better understand their customers and in the process open up new revenue opportunities through data and advertising. Their cloud-based big data platform facilitates the collection and analysis of TV viewing data across multiple devices.
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closed 1/20/2016 via Company Press Release

Efficio merged with ShareBuilders,

synopsis: ShareBuilders, Inc., the leading provider of yield management solutions for the broadcast media sales industry, announced a merger with Efficio Solutions, Inc., a leader in media sales management, CRM and yield solutions to the broadcast industry.
buyer: ShareBuilders
ShareBuilders is the largest media yield management software company in the US. In 2010 their local broadcast TV clients billed about $3.7 billion, which is estimated to be 1 out of every 5 commercials sold on English-speaking network affiliates. "
target: Efficio
Efficio Solutions, Inc. was founded in 1999 and created by broadcasters for broadcasters with over 8,000 users in the media sales industry. Efficio is a fully integrated media sales management solution that answers the needs of salespeople and sales managers.
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closed 11/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Thebe Investment Corporation, acquired Discover Digital International Limited

synopsis: Thebe Investment Corporation, one of South Africa’s leading investment companies, managing assets of over R6 billion, acquired Discover Digital, South Africa's dynamic, young tech business that provides access to a multitude of innovative end-to-end digital media and fintech technology products.
buyer: Thebe Investment Corporation
Thebe Investment Corporation is one of South Africa’s leading investment companies, managing assets of over R6 billion. Thebe is a unique entrepreneurial company that is driven by a commitment to serve the broader interests of communities at large. "
target: Discover Digital International Limited
Headquartered in South Africa, Discover Digital is a dynamic, young tech business that provides access to a multitude of innovative end-to-end digital media and fintech technology products to enable clients’ organizations achieve greater heights in today’s competitive and digitally-focused landscape
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closed 8/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Discover Digital International Limited, acquired IKON Interactive

synopsis: On-demand solutions provider, Discover Digital International (DDI), completed its acquisition of Turkish firm IKON Interactive content management solution (CMS) and source code. IKON Interactive's highly experienced team has designed and delivered many successful Over-The-Top (OTT) platforms, managed large scale WEB, iTV and IPTV systems.
buyer: Discover Digital International Limited
Discover Digital International (DDI) provides broadcasters, telco operators and sports organisations with completed over the top (OTT) video on demand (VOD) and Linear TV managed solutions. "
target: IKON Interactive
Over the years, IKON Interactive's highly experienced team has designed and delivered many successful Over-The-Top (OTT) platforms, managed large scale WEB, iTV and IPTV systems on time and more importantly within budget.
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announced 10/17/2018 via Company Press Release

The E.W. Scripps Company, will acquire Triton Digital Media

synopsis: The E.W. Scripps Company is acquiring Triton Digital, the global leader in digital audio technology and measurement services. Triton's innovative and proprietary SaaS solutions and advertising technology enable both live and on-demand audio publishers to build their audiences and enhance revenues globally.
buyer: The E.W. Scripps Company (SSP:$1,599.45)
The E.W. Scripps Company serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of local and national media brands. With 33 television stations, Scripps is one of the nation’s largest independent TV station owners. Scripps runs a collection of national journalism and content businesses. "
target parent: Vector Capital
target: Triton Digital Media
Triton Digital is a pioneer in the rapidly expanding digital audio marketplace. The Company’s innovative and proprietary SaaS solutions and advertising technology enable both live and on-demand audio publishers to build their audiences and enhance revenues globally.
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$150
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closed 1/2/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Velocix Group, purchased IP Video Business from Nokia Corporation

synopsis: Volaris Group, a Toronto-based software company, announced the successful completion of the purchase of the majority of Nokia's IP Video business. Nokia's video product portfolio, including its caching and streaming products, origin and storage technology, and stream personalization software.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Velocix Group
Velocix is the streaming technology company that makes video personal, on every connected screen. They enable each stream to be personalized, dynamically adapting it to ensure every viewing experience is not just unique but enriched. "
seller: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia's IP Video business includes video caching and streaming products, origin and storage technology, and stream personalization software.
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closed 7/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Anvato

synopsis: Google announced that it has acquired Anvato, a platform for encoding, editing, publishing and distributing video across platforms. Anvato’s technology allows its customers to power live streams, edit videos in the cloud, insert ads and handle pay-per-view, TV Everywhere and subscription payments.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$171,704.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Anvato
Anvato Inc. owns and operates a video software platform that is used for video publishing and monetization. It provides its video software platform to media companies that pursue multi-screen live streaming, video publishing, live and video-on-demand distribution, and monetization strategies.
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closed 10/28/2015 via BNC Analysis

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired 1 Mainstream Inc.

synopsis: Cisco Systems, a company that designs, manufactures, and sells networking equipment, announced it will acquire 1 Mainstream Inc., a startup that specializes in on-demand and live multi-screen services delivered through the cloud.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,026.00)
Cisco enables people to make powerful connections-whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible-providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time. "
target: 1 Mainstream Inc.
At 1 Mainstream, they have built the most automated digital TV platform for creating and distributing TV apps to 80% of the world's highest engagement internet TV devices, and they are working hard to deliver the remaining 20%.
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closed 9/23/2020 via Company Press Release

Discovery Communications, Inc., acquired AdSparx

synopsis: Discovery, Inc., the global leader in real life entertainment, announced it has acquired the assets of AdSparx, the ad-tech start-up offering a cloud-based technology platform that provides server side in-stream dynamic ad insertion (DAI) across live and on-demand streaming.
buyer: Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISC.A:$10,780.00)
Discovery Communications satisfies curiosity and engages superfans with a portfolio of premium nonfiction, lifestyle, sports and kids programming brands. Discovery reaches more than 3 billion cumulative viewers across pay-TV and free-to-air platforms in more than 220 countries and territories. "
target: AdSparx
AdSparx is an ad-tech start-up offering a cloud-based technology platform that provides server side in-stream dynamic ad insertion (DAI) across live and on-demand streaming.
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announced 2/13/2019 via Wall Street Journal

The Nielsen Company, Inc., will acquire Sorenson Media Inc.

synopsis: Data analytics company Nielsen Co. is the winning bidder for the assets of bankrupt television data provider Sorenson Media Inc. Sorenson Media's technology provides networks, broadcasters and advertisers with a complete toolkit to enable, enhance and improve the TV advertising viewing experience.
buyer: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,311.00)
Nielsen Holdings plc is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. For more than 90 years Nielsen has provided data and analytics based on scientific rigor and innovation. "
target: Sorenson Media Inc.
Sorenson Media provides trusted solutions to the television industry and is an innovator in driving the future of television advertising. Their technology provides networks, broadcasters and advertisers with a complete toolkit to enable, enhance and improve the TV advertising viewing experience.
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closed 1/17/2018 via PR Newswire

Diversis Capital, acquired Marketron

synopsis: Diversis Capital, a North American private equity firm with a focus on carve-outs and standalone deals within the lower and middle markets, has acquired Marketron, the leading provider of revenue management and audience engagement software for media companies.
buyer: Diversis Capital
Founded in 2013, Diversis Capital LLC is a North American private equity firm with a focus on carve-outs and standalone deals within the lower and middle markets that require both sharp financial acumen and operational expertise to obtain success. "
target parent: Wicks Group of Companies
target: Marketron
Marketron is the media industry's leading provider of business software solutions and services specializing in revenue management and audience engagement. The Marketron Mediascape platform streamlines operational efficiencies through a web-based platform that is open for partner integrations.
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closed 5/7/2014 via PR Web

NewsCycle Solutions, acquired MediaSpan Group, Inc.

synopsis: NEWSCYCLE Solutions, a leading provider of software and services for the global news media industry, announced that it has acquired MediaSpan Group, Inc., a media software innovator that provides solutions to more than 3,000 local newspaper and broadcast properties
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: NewsCycle Solutions
NEWSCYCLE Solutions delivers the broadest range of technology solutions for the global news media industry, including content management, digital advertising, circulation, and audience relationship management. "
target: MediaSpan Group, Inc.
MediaSpan Group, Inc. powers digital content management, online marketing, advertising and business productivity solutions for the world's leading media companies including Sun Media, Advance Publications, MediaNews, Gannett and Radio One.
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closed 4/11/2018 via PR Newswire

ZMG | Ruckus Factory, acquired Accelerated Media

synopsis: ZMG | Ruckus Factory acquired Accelerated Media. Accelerated Media is a full service media company, specializing in interactive advertising. Accelerated Media's Connected Ad Network ™ is an advanced TV ad platform, capable of inserting local and national advertising into companion applications found on Smart TVs and other connected/OTT devices.
buyer: ZMG | Ruckus Factory
ZMG | Ruckus Factory is a leader in news and lifestyle video creation. ZMG delivers in excess of 1,000 original, topical video stories each month to the most respected media sites around the world. "
target: Accelerated Media
Accelerated Media is a full service media company, specializing in interactive advertising. Accelerated Media's Connected Ad Network ™ is an advanced TV ad platform, capable of inserting local and national advertising into companion applications found on Smart TVs and other connected/OTT devices.
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closed 2/25/2017 via BNC Analysis

The Nielsen Company, Inc., acquired Rhiza

synopsis: Global data firm Nielsen Holdings is acquiring Rhiza Inc., a Shadyside-based company that provides media and consumer analytics software. Rhiza’s web-based advertising research and sales tools make Big Data actionable for the media industry, increasing revenue for both media companies and advertisers.
buyer: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,311.00)
Nielsen is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers watch and buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content is consumed. "
target: Rhiza
Rhiza’s web-based advertising research and sales tools make Big Data actionable for the media industry, increasing revenue for both media companies and advertisers. Media publishers use Rhiza to arm their salespeople with better tools for selling premium advertising.
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closed 11/18/2013 via PR Newswire

Seevibes, acquired TvTweet

synopsis: Seevibes, the Canadian leader in social TV audience measurement, expands beyond its borders with the acquisition of TvTweet, a leader of social television measurement in France. Founded in Bordeaux in 2011, TvTweet is already present in seven European countries.
buyer: Seevibes
Seevibes is a leading digital media company. With an index containing more than 3,000 television programs and nearly 500 brands, Seevibes provide agencies and broadcasters with the relevant data they need to better understand and transform their public engagement. "
target: TvTweet
TvTweet is a French social TV measurement firm. Founded in Bordeaux in 2011, TvTweet is already present in seven European countries, covering more than 100 prominent media and working with the biggest names in the industry including Orange, TF1 and NRJ12.
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closed 1/9/2013 via Company Press Release

Quantcast Corporation, acquired MakeGood

synopsis: Quantcast has acquired MakeGood, a software company focusing on reconciliation and reporting of digital advertising campaigns. Founded in 2009 and based in Seattle, MakeGood started out with a simple mission: build great software to process and report on the success of ad campaigns.
buyer: Quantcast Corporation
Quantcast helps advertisers and publishers better understand, find and access targeted audiences in real-time. Marketers use Quantcast to amplify their targeting and reach consumers who look just like their best performing customers with unprecedented performance and scale. "
target: MakeGood
For companies selling advertising (major websites and ad networks) MakeGood provides an online service which automatically downloads their advertising data, pairs data from different sources and provides easy-to-use reporting and analytics.
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closed 1/23/2012 via PE Hub

Tremor Video, purchased InPlay from TubeMogul

synopsis: Tremor Video, the largest independent online video advertising technology company, and TubeMogul, the fastest-growing media buying platform for video advertising, announced that Tremor Video has purchased InPlay, TubeMogul’s industry-leading video analytics for publishers.
buyer: Tremor Video (TRMR:$166.76)
Tremor Video is a provider of in-stream video advertising solutions. The company leverages its decisioning engine, innovative video ad formats and publisher technology to deliver the campaign results and scale advertisers should expect from digital video. "
seller: TubeMogul (TUBE:$212.05)
InPlay helps publishers understand real-time engagement, viewership and performance data, and is relied on daily by hundreds of top media companies, video platforms and content creators.
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closed 2/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

Independent Media Distribution plc, acquired eBUS Ltd.

synopsis: IMD has acquired the eBUS Media Network to create a substantial worldwide footprint for digital TV ad delivery. eBUS Limited provides video content management and distribution services for Asian advertising and media market.
buyer parent: Vitruvian Partners LLP
buyer: Independent Media Distribution plc
Indepedent Media Distribution (IMD), is the leading distributor of broadcast quality commercial advertising, new music and music videos. IMD provides the advertising and music industries with a reliable, fast and verifiable distribution service, which has set the standard for the industry. "
target: eBUS Ltd.
eBUS enables users to send TV ads faster, easier, more cost effectively and in High Definition. eBUS is the only video content management and distribution business totally dedicated to the Asia Pacific advertising and media market.
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announced 10/23/2020 via BusinessWire

iHeartMedia, Inc., will acquire Voxnest

synopsis: iHeartMedia, the No. 1 audio company in America and the No. 1 commercial podcast publisher globally, will acquire Voxnest, the leading consolidated marketplace for podcasts and the best-in-class provider of podcast analytics, enterprise publishing tools, programmatic integration, and targeted ad serving.
buyer: iHeartMedia, Inc. (OTCPK:IHRT.Q:$3,038.76)
iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month. The company’s services include more than 850 live broadcast stations in over 160 markets nationwide and is available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices. "
target: Voxnest
Voxnest provides professional solutions for podcasters and brands looking to engage with listeners. The company's comprehensive tools for podcast creation, distribution, management, measurement, monetization, and advertising include Spreaker, Spreaker Enterprise, and Dynamo.
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announced 2/18/2021 via Company Press Release

iHeartMedia, Inc., will acquire Triton Digital Media

synopsis: iHeartMedia will acquire Triton Digital, the global technology and services leader to the digital audio and podcast industry. With this acquisition, iHeartMedia will be able to provide audio content to producers and advertisers with a full ad service package for streaming and podcasting no matter their size, reach, or distribution method.
buyer: iHeartMedia, Inc. (OTCPK:IHRT.Q:$3,038.76)
iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month. The company’s services include more than 850 live broadcast stations in over 160 markets nationwide and is available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices. "
target parent: The E.W. Scripps Company
target: Triton Digital Media
Triton Digital is a global technology and services leader to the audio streaming and podcast industry. They provide innovative technology that enables broadcasters, podcasters, and online music services build their audience, maximize their revenue, and streamline their operations.
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announced 10/23/2020 via BusinessWire

iHeartMedia, Inc., will acquire Voxnest

synopsis: iHeartMedia, the No. 1 audio company in America and the No. 1 commercial podcast publisher globally, will acquire Voxnest, the leading consolidated marketplace for podcasts and the best-in-class provider of podcast analytics, enterprise publishing tools, programmatic integration, and targeted ad serving.
buyer: iHeartMedia, Inc. (OTCPK:IHRT.Q:$3,038.76)
iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month. The company’s services include more than 850 live broadcast stations in over 160 markets nationwide and is available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices. "
target: Voxnest
Voxnest provides professional solutions for podcasters and brands looking to engage with listeners. The company's comprehensive tools for podcast creation, distribution, management, measurement, monetization, and advertising include Spreaker, Spreaker Enterprise, and Dynamo.
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announced 8/31/2020 via Company Press Release

iHeartMedia, Inc., will acquire WUST 1120 AM

synopsis: iHeartMedia has entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement for WUST 1120 AM (The New World Radio Network), a unique online radio station located in the Washington DC area. They broadcast foreign language and English programming to the diverse ethnic and international communities in the National Capital Region, around the United States, and Worldwide.
buyer: iHeartMedia, Inc. (OTCPK:IHRT.Q:$3,038.76)
iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month – and with its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. "
target: WUST 1120 AM
WUST 1120 (The New World Radio Network) is a unique online radio station located in the Washington DC area. They broadcast foreign language and English programming to the diverse ethnic and international communities in the National Capital Region, around the United States, and Worldwide.
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announced 5/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

Bustos Media Holdings, LLC, will acquire KFNY 102.9 FM

synopsis: Bustos Media, owner and operator of Spanish-language radio stations in the United States, has agreed to buy the smooth jazz station KFNY in Centralia, WA from iHeartMedia’s Oceans Stations Trust, where the station has been parked since an asset exchange in 2017 left iHeartMedia with one too many FMs in the Seattle market.
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. "
target parent: iHeartMedia, Inc.
target: KFNY 102.9 FM
KFNY 102.9 FM is a smooth jazz radio station serving the Tacoma and Olympia, Washington area. The station is licensed to Centralia, Washington, and the transmitter site is in Capitol State Forest near Olympia, while its studios are located in the Belltown neighborhood of Seattle.
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closed 2/26/2019 via BusinessWire

RCS Sound Software, acquired Radiojar

synopsis: iHeartMedia announced it has acquired Athens, Greece-based Radiojar, a centralized, cloud-based audio playout platform. The company was purchased by iHeartMedia, Inc. subsidiary RCS – which is the world’s leading provider of broadcast and webcast software.
buyer parent: iHeartMedia, Inc.
buyer: RCS Sound Software
RCS is the World’s Largest Broadcast Software Company with products in more than 14,500 radio stations, TV music channels, cable companies, satellite music networks and internet stations worldwide. With more than 800 professionals working from 23 offices around the globe, RCS is everywhere. "
target: Radiojar
Radiojar is a centralized, cloud-based audio playout platform. Radiojar using audio computing and distributed architecture, offers cloud-first solutions with infinite scalability and focuses on two major technology fields – cloud play-out and digital audio delivery. They are based in Athens, Greece.
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announced 11/19/2018 via BusinessWire

iHeartMedia, Inc., will acquire Jelli

synopsis: iHeartMedia, the leading audio company in America which also has a greater reach in the U.S. than any other media outlet, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Jelli, Inc., the largest technology platform for the global radio market. Their mission is to create the easiest and fastest way to buy and run audio advertising.
buyer: iHeartMedia, Inc. (OTCPK:IHRT.Q:$3,038.76)
iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month – and with its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. "
target: Jelli
Jelli is the largest technology platform for the global radio market. Their mission is to create the easiest and fastest way to buy and run audio advertising. They developed a cloud-based ad platform that enables advertisers and publishers to buy and sell audio advertising programmatically.
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announced 9/13/2018 via BusinessWire

iHeartMedia, Inc., will acquire HowStuffWorks

synopsis: iHeartMedia, the leading audio company in America which also has a greater reach in the U.S. than any other media outlet, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Stuff Media ("HowStuffWorks"), the leading for-profit publisher of entertaining and informative podcast content, which includes the HowStuffWorks (HSW) podcasting business.
buyer: iHeartMedia, Inc. (OTCPK:IHRT.Q:$3,038.76)
iHeartMedia, Inc. is one of the leading global media and entertainment companies. The company specializes in radio, digital, outdoor, mobile, social, live events, on-demand entertainment and information services for local communities. "
target: HowStuffWorks
Stuff Media ("HowStuffWorks") is the world's leading for-profit publisher of podcasts. With more than 25 shows, including Stuff You Should Know, Stuff You Missed in History Class, Atlanta Monster and now Cabinet of Curiosities, the Stuff Media team reaches audiences on every platform.
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announced 11/1/2017 via BNC Analysis

iHeartMedia, Inc., will purchase Four Boston Radio Stations from Entercom Communications Corporation

synopsis: Entercom Communications Corp., a leading media and entertainment company in the U.S., announced that it will sell four Boston radio stations — WBZ-AM; WZLX-FM; WKAF-FM; and WRKO-AM — to iHeartMedia Inc.
buyer: iHeartMedia, Inc. (OTCPK:IHRT.Q:$3,038.76)
iHeartMedia, Inc. is one of the leading global media and entertainment companies. The company specializes in radio, digital, outdoor, mobile, social, live events, on-demand entertainment and information services for local communities. "
seller: Entercom Communications Corporation (ETM:$1,060.90)
The four Boston radio stations include WBZ-AM, WZLX-FM, WKAF-FM, and WRKO-AM. Entercom Communications is a leading media and entertainment company in the U.S., reaching and engaging more than 40 million people a week through its portfolio of highly rated stations in top markets across the country.
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closed 8/23/2017 via Company Press Release

Branded Cities, acquired Clear Channel Canada

synopsis: Branded Cities Network, a premier Out-Of-Home and iconic media company in North America has acquired Clear Channel Outdoor Canada. Recognized as one of the world’s largest Out of Home companies, Clear Channel Canada has built an inventory of specialized outdoor advertising products tailored to meet the needs of today’s advertising industry.
buyer parent: The Ellman Companies
buyer: Branded Cities
Branded Cities is a digital and spectacular out-of-home media company with iconic signage in iconic destinations throughout the United States. The Branded Cities Network promotes national and local brands through its network of spectacular, static and digital sign displays. "
target parent: iHeartMedia, Inc.
target: Clear Channel Canada
Recognized as one of the world’s largest Out of Home companies, Clear Channel Canada has built an inventory of specialized outdoor advertising products tailored to meet the needs of today’s advertising industry. Clear Channel Canada helps brands deliver engaging messages to Canada’s audiences.
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announced 10/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

APN News & Media Limited, will acquire Adshel Street Furniture Pty Ltd.

synopsis: APN News & Media is set to buy Clear Channel Outdoor's 50% stake in outdoor company Adshel, which will see APN take 100% control of Adshel. Adshel is a leading out-of-home media company that allows advertisers across Australia and New Zealand to connect, engage and influence commuters where they work, live, shop and play.
buyer: APN News & Media Limited (ASX:APN:$649.74)
APN News & Media is a leading media and entertainment company with diverse assets in Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong. In Australia, APN operates assets across radio broadcasting, print publishing, and outdoor advertising. "
target parent: iHeartMedia, Inc.
target: Adshel Street Furniture Pty Ltd.
As a leading out-of-home media company, Adshel allows advertisers across Australia and New Zealand to connect, engage and influence commuters where they work, live, shop and play. Adshel is one of the most recognised names in street furniture and a key player in the out-of-home media market.
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closed 3/9/2016 via BNC Analysis

Lamar Advertising Co., purchased Columbus Assets from Clear Channel Outdoor, Inc.

synopsis: Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings Inc., one of the world's largest outdoor advertising companies and subsidiary of iHeartMedia Inc., sold its non-core local assets in Columbus, including analog and digital billboards, bulletins and posters to U.S.-based outdoor advertising company, Lamar Advertising Co.
buyer: Lamar Advertising Co. (LAMR:$1,650.65)
Lamar Advertising Company is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in North America. Lamar offers advertisers a variety of billboard, interstate logo and transit advertising formats, helping both local businesses and national brands reach broad audiences every day. "
seller parent: iHeartMedia, Inc.
seller: Clear Channel Outdoor, Inc. (CCO:$2,683.81)
Clear Channel Outdoor is one of the world’s largest outdoor advertising companies with more than 675,000 displays reaching more than half a billion people in more than 40 countries on five continents each month. Their assets in Columbus include analog and digital billboards, bulletins and posters.
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closed 1/7/2016 via BusinessWire

Lamar Advertising Co., purchased 5 non-strategic outdoor American markets from Clear Channel Outdoor, Inc.

synopsis: Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc., one of the world's largest outdoor advertising companies, announced the sale of 5 non-strategic outdoor markets to Lamar Advertising Company, one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in North America. The 5 markets were in Reno, NV; Seattle/Tacoma, WA; Des Moines, IA; Cleveland, OH; and Memphis, TN.
buyer: Lamar Advertising Co. (LAMR:$1,650.65)
Lamar Advertising Company is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in North America. Lamar offers advertisers a variety of billboard, interstate logo and transit advertising formats, helping both local businesses and national brands reach broad audiences every day. "
seller parent: iHeartMedia, Inc.
seller: Clear Channel Outdoor, Inc. (CCO:$2,683.81)
Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. is one of the world’s largest outdoor advertising companies. The 5 non-strategic markets were in Reno, NV; Seattle/Tacoma, WA; Des Moines, IA; Cleveland, OH; and Memphis, TN.
price ($mm)
$459
rev ($mm)
$77
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
6.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/14/2015 via BNC Analysis

Gour Gupta, acquired Clear Channel Mudra

synopsis: Gour Gupta, the former CEO of Madison World's outdoor advertising arm, has acquired a 51 percent stake in Clear Channel Mudra, a specialist venture in partnership with Clear Channel Outdoor. Clear Channel Mudra will be renamed Ignite Mudra and they focus on out-of-home advertising, promotions and retail marketing.
buyer: Gour Gupta
Gour Gupta is the the former CEO of Madison World’s outdoor advertising arm. "
target parent: iHeartMedia, Inc.
target: Clear Channel Mudra
Clear Channel Mudra is a specialist venture in partnership with Clear Channel Outdoor. They calls themselves a through-the-line agency that focuses on out-of-home advertising, promotions and retail marketing.
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announced 2/19/2014 via BNC Analysis

APN News & Media Limited, will purchase Two Radio Networks from Clear Channel Communications, Inc.

synopsis: APN News & Media Ltd. will acquire Clear Channel Communications Inc.'s 50% stake in Australian Radio Network Pty Ltd. and The Radio Network Ltd. in New Zealand for 246.5 million Australian dollars. Australian Radio Network owns KIIS 1065, MixFM, Classic Hits and The Edge, while The Radio Network operates 7 core radio brands across New Zealand.
buyer: APN News & Media Limited (ASX:APN:$649.74)
APN News & Media Limited operates as a media company. The company publishes metropolitan newspaper, and operates radio broadcasting and outdoor advertising in Australia. The company has publishing, radio, outdoor advertising and online operations. "
seller parent: CC Media Holdings, Inc.
seller: Clear Channel Communications, Inc.
Australian Radio Network Pty Ltd. owns KIIS 1065, MixFM, Classic Hits and The Edge. The Radio Network operates 7 core radio brands across New Zealand. They are joint ventures of global media and entertainment company Clear Channel Communications and Australia media company APN News & Media Limited.
price ($mm)
$223*
rev ($mm)
$225
EBITDA ($mm)
$70
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
6.4x
announced 8/13/2012 via BusinessWire

Clear Channel Communications, Inc., will acquire WOR 710

synopsis: Clear Channel Media and Entertainment and Buckley Radio announced that Clear Channel is purchasing AM radio station WOR 710 from Buckley Broadcasting Corporation, pending FCC approval. Founded in 1922, WOR 710 AM is New York’s oldest radio station and one of the country’s most iconic radio brands.
buyer parent: CC Media Holdings, Inc.
buyer: Clear Channel Communications, Inc.
Clear Channel Communications is a global media and entertainment company specializing in providing mobile and on-demand entertainment and information services for local communities and premier opportunities for advertisers - through outdoor, radio and digital platforms. "
target parent: Buckley Radio
target: WOR 710
Founded in 1922, WOR 710 HD is New York's oldest, privately-owned and continuously-operated radio station. WOR provides a well-rounded schedule of informational and lifestyle programming, featuring personalities such as John Gambling, Joe Bartlett, Joan Hamburg, Mike Gallagher, and Dave Ramsey.
price ($mm)
$30
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closed 4/29/2011 via PR Newswire

Clear Channel Communications, Inc., acquired Metro Traffic

synopsis: Westwood One, Inc. announced that it is focusing on expanding its core Network Radio business and has sold its Metro Traffic division to Clear Channel Acquisition LLC, an affiliate of Clear Channel Communications, Inc. Metro Traffic delivers best-in-class traffic programming and services to 130 metropolitan areas.
buyer parent: CC Media Holdings, Inc.
buyer: Clear Channel Communications, Inc.
Clear Channel Communications is a global media and entertainment company specializing in mobile and on-demand entertainment and information services for local communities and premiere opportunities for advertisers. "
target parent: The Gores Group, LLC
target: Metro Traffic
Metro Traffic delivers best-in-class traffic programming and services -- plus news, sports and weather -- with nationwide operations, cutting-edge technology, and the best talent in the business. The company serves 130 metropolitan areas across the country.
price ($mm)
$19
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closed 3/1/2011 via BusinessWire

Clear Channel Communications, Inc., acquired Thumbplay, Inc.

synopsis: Clear Channel Radio, the country’s leading digital and terrestrial radio company, has announced an agreement with digital music company Thumbplay, Inc. to acquire its leading-edge cloud-based music service, platform and team of mobile technology, product and marketing experts.
buyer parent: CC Media Holdings, Inc.
buyer: Clear Channel Communications, Inc.
Clear Channel Communications is a global media and entertainment company specializing in mobile and on-demand entertainment and information services for local communities and premiere opportunities for advertisers. "
target: Thumbplay, Inc.
Thumbplay, Inc. is the leading mobile entertainment provider in the U.S. The company's Thumbplay Music is a cloud-based, streaming music service for smartphones and PCs/Macs. Thumbplay.com features licensed music, video and games from some of the world's largest entertainment companies.
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closed 6/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Sony Music Entertainment Inc., acquired Somethin’ Else

synopsis: Sony Music Entertainment has announced the acquisition of Somethin’ Else. Specializing in audio, entertainment, music and arts content, Somethin’ Else is the UK’s largest independent podcast and audio producer and the BBC’s biggest independent producer of programs, covering a variety of music genres and flagship speech shows for the broadcaster.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a current roster that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars. The company boasts a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. "
target: Somethin’ Else
Specializing in audio, entertainment, music and arts content, Somethin’ Else is the UK’s largest independent podcast and audio producer and the BBC’s biggest independent producer of programs, covering a variety of music genres and flagship speech shows for the broadcaster.
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closed 5/12/2021 via GlobeNewswire

ReelTime, acquired Loudmouth News

synopsis: Conservative Broadcast Media & Journalism, has sold 100% of LoudMouth Media Inc. to ReelTime Media, one of the nation’s top canna-related media companies. Loudmouth News is the first syndicated terrestrial radio news program that focuses on the news relating to the marijuana industry.
buyer: ReelTime (K:RLTR:$0.00)
ReelTime Rentals, Inc. DBA ReelTime VR is a publicly traded company based in Seattle, WA. ReelTime is in the business of developing, producing, and distributing Virtual Reality Content and technologies. "
target parent: Conservative Broadcast Media & Journalism
target: Loudmouth News
LoudMouth Media, Inc. is one of the nation’s top canna-related media companies. Loudmouth News is the first syndicated terrestrial radio news program that focuses on the news relating to the marijuana industry.
price ($mm)
$0.19
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/31/2021 via BNC Analysis

DraftKings, acquired VSiN

synopsis: DraftKings, the largest, US-based online gaming destination where players engage in daily fantasy sports competitions, has bought Vegas Sports Information Network (VSiN), an American sports betting news, analysis and data radio network and streaming television channel.
buyer: DraftKings (DKNG:$614.53)
DraftKings, Inc. is the largest, US-based online gaming destination where players engage in daily fantasy sports competitions across fantasy football, baseball, golf, basketball, hockey, and college football and basketball. "
target: VSiN
Vegas Sports Information Network (VSiN) is an American sports betting news, analysis and data radio network and streaming television channel.
price ($mm)
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announced 2/25/2021 via BNC Analysis

Bauer Media Group, will acquire Communicorp Media

synopsis: Bauer Media, a German multimedia conglomerate, has entered into an agreement to buy Irish-based Communicorp Group, a premier media company and home to some of Europe's leading commercial media brands.
buyer: Bauer Media Group
Germany-based Bauer Media Group is a media corporation focused on creating content that matters most to millions of people around the world: from print and online publishing to radio and money-helper services for consumers, as well as sales and marketing services for SMB. "
target: Communicorp Media
Based in Ireland, Communicorp Media is a premier media company and home to some of Europe's leading commercial media brands. Communicorp owns and operates a portfolio of media channels with a strong focus on commercial radio and emerging digital media.
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announced 2/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Gray Television, Inc., will acquire Quincy Media

synopsis: Quincy Media, Inc. has approved the sale of the stock of the company to Gray Television, Inc. a public media company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Quincy Media, Inc. is a family-owned media company that owns and operates television stations in 16 markets, newspapers in two markets, radio in one and digital platforms in all.
buyer: Gray Television, Inc. (GTN:$2,391.00)
Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 94 television markets. With a rich history of over a century and more than 70 years of broadcast television specific expertise, Gray Television delivers meaningful content to millions of viewers each day. "
target: Quincy Media
Quincy Media, Inc., formerly known as Quincy Newspapers, Inc., is a family-owned media company that owns and operates television stations in 16 markets, newspapers in two markets, radio in one and digital platforms in all. Their broadcast footprint covers much of the upper Midwest.
price ($mm)
$925
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$134
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
6.9x
announced 12/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Educational Media Foundation, Inc., will acquire WCDD-FM 107.9

synopsis: Education Media Foundation, an American nonprofit Christian media ministry, is acquiring WCDD Country 107.9, a radio station broadcasting a country music format. It is licensed to Canton, Illinois and serves the Peoria radio market. Their sister station, WBYS, broadcasts St. Louis Cardinal baseball.
buyer: Educational Media Foundation, Inc.
Education Media Foundation is a radio broadcasting company that owns the Adult Contemporary Christian formatted K-LOVE Network and the Christian Pop Music Air 1 Radio Network. Their mission is to communicate the Gospel message through contemporary Christian music and short educational elements. "
target: WCDD-FM 107.9
WCDD (107.9 MHz FM, CD Country 107.9) is a radio station broadcasting a country music format. It is licensed to Canton, Illinois and serves the Peoria radio market. Their sister station, WBYS, broadcasts St. Louis Cardinal baseball.
price ($mm)
$0.17
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/3/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Infectious Media merged with Kepler Group,

synopsis: Infectious Media, one of the firms that has powered the digital advertising revolution in Europe, announced that it is joining Kepler Group, the US-based digital marketing pioneer that sits within the kyu Collective alongside companies such as IDEO, Sid Lee and SY Partners.
buyer parent: Hakuhodo DY Holdings, Inc.
buyer: Kepler Group
Kepler Group is an independent provider of digital and database services to Fortune 500 clients in the financial services, travel, retail and other industries. Utilizing its proprietary Kepler Intelligence Platform, the company actively manages client programs in over two dozen countries worldwide. "
target: Infectious Media
Infectious Media is a digital media specialist with offices in London and Singapore. The firm manages digital media activation for clients across display, social, search, video, and programmatic channels like connected TV and programmatic out-of-home.
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closed 12/2/2020 via Company Press Release

Stuart McWhorter, acquired Kentucky Sports Radio

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

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

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

Educational Media Foundation, Inc., will acquire SPIRIT 105.9

synopsis: Educational Media Foundation, a radio broadcasting company, will acquire KFMK (105.9 FM, "Spirit 105.9"), an Austin, Texas radio station operating a Contemporary Christian format, from CRISTA Media, part of the CRISTA family of ministries.
buyer: Educational Media Foundation, Inc.
Education Media Foundation is a radio broadcasting company that owns the Adult Contemporary Christian formatted K-LOVE Network and the Christian Pop Music Air 1 Radio Network. Their mission is to communicate the Gospel message through contemporary Christian music and short educational elements. "
target parent: CRISTA Media
target: SPIRIT 105.9
KFMK (105.9 FM, "Spirit 105.9") is an Austin, Texas radio station operating a Contemporary Christian format.
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announced 8/31/2020 via Company Press Release

iHeartMedia, Inc., will acquire WUST 1120 AM

synopsis: iHeartMedia has entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement for WUST 1120 AM (The New World Radio Network), a unique online radio station located in the Washington DC area. They broadcast foreign language and English programming to the diverse ethnic and international communities in the National Capital Region, around the United States, and Worldwide.
buyer: iHeartMedia, Inc. (OTCPK:IHRT.Q:$3,038.76)
iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month – and with its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. "
target: WUST 1120 AM
WUST 1120 (The New World Radio Network) is a unique online radio station located in the Washington DC area. They broadcast foreign language and English programming to the diverse ethnic and international communities in the National Capital Region, around the United States, and Worldwide.
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announced 8/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

Augustus Foundation, Inc., will acquire WALQ-AM 1130

synopsis: The Augustus Foundation, Inc., a Texas not-for-profit licensee, is agreeing to acquire WALQ Radio (WALQ-AM 1130) in Carrville from Westburg Broadcasting Montgomery. WALQ Radio provides talk radio for Montgomery, Alabama and surrounding areas. From the city of Carrville, Ala., WALQ Radio is a Class D daytime-only operation.
buyer: Augustus Foundation, Inc.
The Augustus Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides school supplies and scholarships to public and private school students and students wanting to attend college and obtain a college degree. "
target: WALQ-AM 1130
WALQ Radio provides talk radio for Montgomery, Alabama and surrounding areas. From the city of Carrville, Ala., WALQ Radio is a Class D daytime-only operation.
price ($mm)
$0.04
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/5/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Firefly Systems Inc., acquired Strong Outdoor

synopsis: Ballantyne Strong, Inc., a holding company with diverse business activities focused on serving the entertainment, retail and advertising markets, announced that it has completed the sale of its Strong Outdoor out-of-home advertising business to Firefly Systems Inc.
buyer: Firefly Systems Inc.
Firefly is the street-level digital media network that connects audiences with dynamic media on taxis and rideshare vehicles. The company works with taxi companies and rideshare drivers to install its proprietary advertising displays atop their vehicles. "
target parent: Ballantyne Strong, Inc.
target: Strong Outdoor
Strong Outdoor is a digital out-of-home advertising business. They commenced operations in early 2018 and have expanded to over 3,000 New York City taxis.
price ($mm)
$3.77
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

Acadia Broadcasting, Ltd., will acquire CKHZ-FM and CKHY-FM

synopsis: Acadia Broadcasting Limited has entered into a letter of intent to purchase two Halifax radio stations, CKHZ-FM and CKHY-FM. CKHZ-FM, 103.5 FM, "Hot Country 103.5", broadcasts a country music format. CKHY-FM broadcasts a soft adult contemporary format branded as Jewel 105.
buyer parent: Ocean Capital
buyer: Acadia Broadcasting, Ltd.
Acadia Broadcasting Limited is a commercial radio broadcasting company with its headquarters located on historic King Street in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. "
target parent: Evanov Communications
target: CKHZ-FM and CKHY-FM
CKHZ-FM and CKHY-FM are two local radio stations based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. CKHZ-FM, 103.5 FM, "Hot Country 103.5", broadcasts a country music format. CKHY-FM broadcasts a soft adult contemporary format branded as Jewel 105.
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closed 10/19/2020 via PR Newswire

Sirius XM Holdings Inc., acquired Stitcher

synopsis: SiriusXM, the leading audio entertainment company in the U.S., has completed its acquisition of Stitcher, a pioneer in podcast production, distribution, and ad sales, and is moving forward as the premier full-service platform for podcast creators, publishers, and advertisers.
buyer: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI:$8,040.00)
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. is the leading audio entertainment company in the U.S., and the premier programmer and platform for subscription- and digital advertising-supported audio products. Pandora, a subsidiary of SiriusXM, is the largest ad-supported audio entertainment streaming service in the U.S."
target parent: The E.W. Scripps Company
target: Stitcher
Stitcher is the best place to listen to, produce and monetize podcasts. The Stitcher app, available for iOS and Android devices, is one of the world's most popular podcast listening platforms, with a growing network of original content and a premium subscription service.
price ($mm)
$265
rev ($mm)
$73
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Kenmore Broadcasting Corporation, acquired WJJL-AM

synopsis: WJJL (1440 AM) has been acquired by Kenmore Broadcasting and will be rebranded as WEBR-AM. WJJL is a radio station primarily broadcasting an oldies format. Licensed to Niagara Falls, New York, United States, the station serves the Niagara Falls and Buffalo area from studios in Kenmore.
buyer: Kenmore Broadcasting Corporation
Kenmore Broadcasting Corporation is a radio broadcasting company owned by William Yuhnke and based in Buffalo, New York. "
target: WJJL-AM
WJJL (1440 AM), to be rebranded as WEBR-AM, is a radio station primarily broadcasting an oldies format. Licensed to Niagara Falls, New York, United States, the station serves the Niagara Falls and Buffalo area from studios in Kenmore.
price ($mm)
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announced 6/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

The Salvation Poem Foundation Inc., will acquire Magic 105

synopsis: Mississippi Valley Broadcasters, doing business as La Crosse Media Group, has agreed to sell WLXR-FM 104.9 (Magic 105) to The Salvation Poem Foundation, a religious media and communications organization. Magic 105 is an adult contemporary station in the La Crosse, Wisconsin market that also hosts The Hit List podcast on its website.
buyer: The Salvation Poem Foundation Inc.
The Salvation Poem is a religious media and communications organization that promotes the gospel through various forms of media. The organization operates a YouTube channel for teaching the Salvation Poem, a children's app for smartphones, and the non-profit radio station Prayz Network. "
target: Magic 105
Magic 105 is an adult contemporary station in the La Crosse, Wisconsin market. Magic 105 is home to the Hit List podcast, where the hosts discuss various topics, and The Magic Squad, the station's newsletter that includes previews and information on upcoming events and the ability to win prizes.
price ($mm)
$0.30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Magnum Media, will purchase Three Radio Stations from La Crosse Media Group

synopsis: Magnum Media will purchase Soft Oldies “102.7 MeTV-FM” KQEG, Country “Kicks 106.3” WQCC, and Conservative Talk 1490 WLFN from La Crosse Media. The three radio stations are located in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
buyer: Magnum Media
Magnum Broadcasting owns and operates radio stations. The company also owns television stations and low power television stations. The company was founded in 1991 and is based in Tomah, Wisconsin. "
seller: La Crosse Media Group
Soft Oldies “102.7 MeTV-FM” KQEG, Country “Kicks 106.3” WQCC, and Conservative Talk 1490 WLFN are radio stations broadcasting in the La Crosse, Wisconsin area.
price ($mm)
$1.40
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

ACE Radio Network, will purchase 1377AM Melbourne from Pacific Star Network Ltd

synopsis: Pacific Star Network has offloaded 1377AM Melbourne to Regional broadcaster ACE Radio Network. 1377AM Melbourne (3MP) is a commercial radio station, broadcast from Rowville, Victoria and licensed to Greater Melbourne. It broadcasts a classic rock format on 1377 AM and DAB+ digital radio.
buyer: ACE Radio Network
Since 1984 ACE Radio Broadcasters has been at the forefront of regional Victorian radio. The company has grown over the years to include 17 radio stations, The Weekly Advertiser newspaper, ACE Digital and ACE Direct Sales, employing over 200 people across Victoria and southern New South Wales. "
seller: Pacific Star Network Ltd (ASX:PNW:$49.71)
1377AM Melbourne (3MP) is a commercial radio station, broadcast from Rowville, Victoria and licensed to Greater Melbourne. It broadcasts a classic rock format on 1377 AM and DAB+ digital radio. Pacific Star Network is an Australian sports media content and entertainment business.
price ($mm)
$3.14
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

SEN 1116, acquired Radio 2CH Pty Ltd.

synopsis: SEN 1116, a commercial AM radio station based in Melbourne, Australia, has acquired 2CH from Oceania Capital Partners, an Australian investment company. 2CH is a commercial AM radio station in Sydney, Australia. 2CH mainly broadcasts oldies music and is aimed at an older age demographic.
buyer parent: Crocmedia
buyer: SEN 1116
SEN 1116 is a commercial AM radio station based in Melbourne, Australia. SEN broadcasts sports radio throughout the Melbourne metropolitan area. They tackle the latest sports news 24 hours a day. Their cover the AFL, A-League, international cricket, horse racing, and more. "
target parent: Oceania Capital Partners
target: Radio 2CH Pty Ltd.
2CH is a commercial AM radio station in Sydney, Australia. 2CH mainly broadcasts oldies music and is aimed at an older age demographic. The station plays non stop classic hits as well as talk shows that provide the latest news and current affairs.
price ($mm)
$8.77
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Ticker: SIRI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sirius XM Holdings Inc.
Sirius XM Holdings Inc.
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. is the leading audio entertainment company in the U.S., and the premier programmer and platform for subscription- and digital advertising-supported audio products. Pandora, a subsidiary of SiriusXM, is the largest ad-supported audio entertainment streaming service in the U.S.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$8,040.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,368.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,862.00
Net Income ($mm)
$131.00
Employees
5726
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Ticker: TSE:4676
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fuji Media Holdings, Inc.
Fuji Media Holdings, Inc.
Fuji Media Holdings, Inc. is a certified broadcast holding company in Japan. Their broadcasting business produces terrestrial and satellite (BS and CS) television broadcasts, and radio broadcasts.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$5,960.07
EBITDA ($mm)
$364.28
EBIT ($mm)
$196.01
Net Income ($mm)
$127.64
Employees
7820
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Ticker: ENXTPA:DEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
JCDecaux
JCDecaux
JCDecaux SA is the number one outdoor advertising company worldwide. The inventor of the “street furniture” concept, JCDecaux is the only company worldwide to focus exclusively on outdoor advertising and develop activities in all three segments: street furniture, transport advertising and billboard.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3,548.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$601.61
EBIT ($mm)
$296.37
Net Income ($mm)
$226.10
Employees
11772
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Ticker: OTCPK:IHRT.Q
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iHeartMedia, Inc.
iHeartMedia, Inc.
iHeartMedia, Inc. is one of the leading global media and entertainment companies. The company specializes in radio, digital, outdoor, mobile, social, live events, on-demand entertainment and information services for local communities.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$3,038.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$442.84
EBIT ($mm)
$48.38
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
11400
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Ticker: CCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Clear Channel Outdoor, Inc.
Clear Channel Outdoor, Inc.
Clear Channel Outdoor is one of the world’s largest outdoor advertising companies, reaching people in more than 30 countries across North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,683.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$567.53
EBIT ($mm)
$258.20
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5900
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Ticker: RCSM.MI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RCS MediaGroup
RCS MediaGroup
RCS MediaGroup is a multimedia publishing group that operates in daily newspapers, magazines and books, radio broadcasting, new media and digital TV. It is also one of the leading operators in the advertisement sales & distribution markets.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$1,988.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$37.78
EBIT ($mm)
($69.92)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4134
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Ticker: DB:SAX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ströer Media
Ströer Media
Ströer Media is a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, and offers its advertising customers individualized and fully integrated premium communications solutions. In the field of digital media, Ströer is setting new standards for innovation and quality in Europe.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,814.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$355.43
EBIT ($mm)
$192.91
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
12514
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Ticker: LAMR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lamar Advertising Co.
Lamar Advertising Co.
Lamar Advertising Company is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in North America. Lamar offers advertisers a variety of billboard, interstate logo and transit advertising formats, helping both local businesses and national brands reach broad audiences every day.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,650.65
EBITDA ($mm)
$709.29
EBIT ($mm)
$479.37
Net Income ($mm)
$341.43
Employees
0
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Ticker: BME:PRS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prisa
Prisa
PRISA is the world’s leading Spanish and Portuguese-language media group in the creation and distribution of content in the fields of culture, education, news and information, and entertainment. PRISA reaches million people through its global brands El País,LOS40, Santillana, W Radio and As.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,320.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$202.03
EBIT ($mm)
$132.85
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
8785
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Ticker: BME:A3M
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Atresmedia Corporación de Medios de Comunicación, S.A.
Atresmedia Corporación de Medios de Comunicación, S.A.
Atresmedia, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the television, radio, cinema, the Internet, and advertising businesses. The company operates 57 television channels and 31 radio stations in Germany, France, Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg, Spain, Hungary, Croatia, and the Southeast Asia.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,089.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$222.76
EBIT ($mm)
$207.24
Net Income ($mm)
$145.84
Employees
1960
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Ticker: ETM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Entercom Communications Corporation
Entercom Communications Corporation
Entercom Communications Corp. is a leading media and entertainment company in the U.S., reaching and engaging more than 40 million people a week through its portfolio of highly rated stations in top markets across the country.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,060.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$80.79
EBIT ($mm)
$38.31
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4781
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Ticker: OTCPK:CMLS.Q
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cumulus Media Inc.
Cumulus Media Inc.
Cumulus Media is the largest pure-play radio broadcaster in the US with approximately 525 stations in 110 markets, a fully-distributed programming network serving more than 4,500 affiliates nationwide and SweetJack, the local deals platform that serves 200 U.S. markets.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$855.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$83.37
EBIT ($mm)
$31.77
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3936
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Ticker: SGX:T39
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd.
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd.
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Southeast Asia's leading media organisation, engaging minds across multiple languages and platforms. SPH owns award-winning newspapers, magazines and best-selling books in both print and digital editions, as well as online classified businesses in the region.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$761.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$259.03
EBIT ($mm)
$222.38
Net Income ($mm)
$148.41
Employees
4473
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Ticker: ASX:APN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
APN News & Media Limited
APN News & Media Limited
APN News & Media Limited is a leading provider of outdoor advertising in Australia and New Zealand. APN publishes almost 20 daily and more than 80 non-daily newspapers, as well as over 50 websites, mobile sites and apps across Australia and New Zealand.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$649.74
EBITDA ($mm)
$106.64
EBIT ($mm)
$85.81
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5340
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Ticker: NYSE:TSQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Townsquare Media Group
Townsquare Media Group
Townsquare is a diversified media, entertainment and digital marketing services company that owns and operates radio, digital and live event properties. The Company specializes in creating and distributing original entertainment, music and lifestyle content.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$507.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$96.45
EBIT ($mm)
$70.76
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2900
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