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closed 4/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Matchroom, acquired Loop Productions

synopsis: Matchroom is delighted to announce the acquisition of Loop Productions, a UK-based live streaming and production specialist. Loop have played an integral part already at Matchroom through the years working across an array of sports producing streams for Matchroom.
buyer: Matchroom
Matchroom, based in the UK, has become one of the world’s largest suppliers of sports programming. Since 1982, they have grown year-on-year and have established relationships with virtually every major broadcaster of sports in the world. "
target: Loop Productions
Loop Productions is a live streaming and production specialist based in the United Kingdom. Loop has led the way in pioneering in the latest live production technology; combining cutting edge technology, innovative workflow and strategic multi-skilled staff, with traditional broadcasting techniques.
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closed 12/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

All3media, acquired Aurora Media Worldwide

synopsis: All3Media, a leading independent television, film and digital production and distribution company, has acquired Aurora Media Worldwide, an end-to-end boutique broadcast media agency specializing in the creation and distribution of compelling sports entertainment and action adventure content. They are based in London with an office in Dubai, UAE.
buyer: All3media
All3Media is a leading independent television, film and digital production and distribution company. The All3Media group comprises 26 production and distribution companies across the UK, Europe, Asia Pacific and USA. "
target: Aurora Media Worldwide
Aurora Media Worldwide is an end-to-end boutique broadcast media agency specializing in the creation and distribution of compelling sports entertainment and action adventure content. They are based in London with an office in Dubai, UAE.
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closed 10/10/2018 via Company Press Release

NEP Group, Inc., acquired Fletcher Group, LLC

synopsis: NEP Group, a worldwide outsourced technical production partner supporting premier content producers of live sports and entertainment, announced its acquisition of Fletcher Group, LLC, a Chicago-area company that provides the highest-end specialty ultra-slow motion and robotic camera systems.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: NEP Group, Inc. (NEPG:$450.72)
Since 1986, NEP has been a worldwide outsourced technical production partner supporting premier content producers of live sports, entertainment, music and corporate events. "
target: Fletcher Group, LLC
For nearly 30 years, Fletcher Group has provided the entertainment and broadcasting market the highest-end specialty camera systems (ultra-slow motion and robotic camera systems) and provides experienced field operators to deliver innovative angles for thousands of high profile events.
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announced 8/29/2018 via Company Press Release

Carlyle Group, will acquire NEP Group, Inc.

synopsis: NEP Group, Crestview Partners and The Carlyle Group announced that Carlyle Global Partners, Carlyle’s long-duration private equity fund, will acquire Crestview’s remaining shareholding in NEP. NEP is a worldwide outsourced technical production partner supporting premier content producers of live sports, entertainment, music and corporate events.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$6,117.50)
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $210 billion of assets under management across 335 investment vehicles. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions. "
target parent: Crestview Partners
target: NEP Group, Inc. (NEPG:$450.72)
Since 1986, NEP has been a worldwide outsourced technical production partner supporting premier content producers of live sports, entertainment, music and corporate events.
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closed 5/31/2017 via PR Newswire

Videohouse nv, acquired TV Data SA/NV

synopsis: Videohouse, market leader in audio-visual facilities in Belgium, announces its acquisition of TV Data, specialized in real-time tv graphics. TV Data will therefore also become part of the Euro Media Group. The two companies have collaborated in the past, and are both top-level producers of live graphics in Belgium and France.
buyer parent: PAI Partners
buyer: Videohouse nv
Videohouse has been a known player in the Belgian media sector for many years. Videohouse produces Motion Design and Augmented Reality at their BOOST division, in addition to Live Graphics. The company - established in 1980 - has grown to become facility market leader in Belgium over the past years."
target: TV Data SA/NV
Since 1986, TV Data has built an excellent reputation in the field of television infographics and information technology. Their core business is to provide Live Graphics for live broadcasts, sports and other events. Solutions are customized for each customer, both nationally and internationally.
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announced 9/21/2016 via PR Newswire

Hollywall Entertainment, Inc., will acquire ASG Entertainment

synopsis: Hollywall Entertainment, Inc., announced that they will be moving forward to finalize the acquisition of ASG Entertainment. ASG Entertainment is an integrated company that offers services to the Sports and Entertainment industries.
buyer: Hollywall Entertainment, Inc. (OTCPK:HWAL:$0.00)
Hollywall Entertainment, Inc., is a multifaceted media and entertainment company engaged in maximizing rights to its music, film, television, home videos and software game libraries. The company is developing a digital distribution and verification system to improve customer delivery. "
target: ASG Entertainment
ASG Entertainment is an integrated company that offers services to the Sports and Entertainment industries. ASGE uses a combination of Film, Television, Sports, Music, Predictive Technology, and Tax Advantages to produce multiple profitable revenue streams, with safety coming from diversity.
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closed 5/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

Shanghai Jinxin Investment Advisory Partnership Co., acquired MP & Silva Ltd.

synopsis: Chinese investors Everbright and Baofeng have taken a majority stake in Italy-based sports rights group MP & Silva and established a ‘strategic partnership’ with the company.
buyer parent: China Everbright Limited
buyer: Shanghai Jinxin Investment Advisory Partnership Co.
Shanghai Jinxin Investment Advisory Partnership Co. is a Chinese fund set up by Baofeng, Everbright and two other partners. Beijing-based Baofeng offers online audio and video entertainment services. Everbright, listed in Hong Kong, is a large and diversified financial conglomerate. "
target: MP & Silva Ltd.
MP & Silva distributes sports programming to more than 200 broadcasters in 215 countries, including English Premier League football and Formula One auto racing.
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closed 9/16/2015 via Company Press Release

Raycom Media, Inc., acquired WebStream Sports

synopsis: Raycom Media announced the acquisition of WebStream Sports, a leading provider of live sports production for television and the web. With offices in Indianapolis, Ind. and Charlotte, N.C., it produces more than 1000 live events annually for television, internet and in-venue audiences.
buyer: Raycom Media, Inc.
Raycom Media stretches from Syracuse, New York to Honolulu, Hawaii with businesses in 22 states and over 4,000 employees. The television stations cover 12.7% of the U.S. television households. "
target: WebStream Sports
WebStream Sports is a leading provider of live sports production for television and the web. WebStream was established in 2006. With offices in Indianapolis, Ind. and Charlotte, N.C., it produces more than 1000 live events annually for television, internet and in-venue audiences.
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closed 12/23/2015 via GlobeNewswire

NEP Group, Inc., acquired Mediatec Group

synopsis: NEP Group Inc., a leading worldwide provider of outsourced solutions to the broadcast and live event industries, has acquired Mediatec Group, one of Europe's largest providers of integrated technical solutions for event and television productions.
buyer parent: Crestview Partners
buyer: NEP Group, Inc. (NEPG:$450.72)
For over 30 years, NEP has been delivering expertly engineered solutions for remote production, studio production, video display and host broadcasting. They have a worldwide network that includes the most advanced equipment and largest fleet of mobile units available. "
target parent: Stena Adactum
target: Mediatec Group
Mediatec is one of Europe's largest providers of integrated technical solutions for event and television productions. Headquartered in Sweden, the company has offices in Norway, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
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announced 8/11/2014 via PR Newswire

NEP Group, Inc., will acquire MIRA Mobile Television

synopsis: NEP announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all assets from Portland-based remote production facilities company, MIRA Mobile Television. This transaction will integrate MIRA into NEP's US Mobile Units operations. MIRA's nine HD mobile production units will join NEP's fleet of over seventy HD units worldwide.
buyer parent: Crestview Partners
buyer: NEP Group, Inc. (NEPG:$450.72)
For over 30 years, NEP has been delivering expertly engineered solutions for remote production, studio production, video display and host broadcasting. They have a worldwide network that includes the most advanced equipment and largest fleet of mobile units available. "
target: MIRA Mobile Television
MIRA Mobile Television is a Portland-based remote production facilities company founded in 1982. Their primary client base consists of national and regional sports networks as well as professional sports teams.
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announced 7/8/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Gravity Collection, Inc., will acquire RJ Media

synopsis: Gravity Collection Inc. announced that it has signed a Special Private Placement Agreement for the purchase of a Sixty percent (60%) stake in RJ Media based in Sydney, Australia. RJ Media is a Sports Entertainment Company focused on content creation opportunities in digital media, commercial production, live events, film and television.
buyer: Gravity Collection, Inc.
Gravity Collection, Inc. is a digital media company and content providers of action sports, cross-secting all disciplines such as skiing, snowboarding, motocross, BMX, skateboarding, surfing, mountain biking, B.A.S.E. jumping, hang gliding, wind surfing, rock climbing, and kite surfing. "
target: RJ Media
RJ Media, is a Sydney Australia-based Sports Entertainment Company focused on a broad range of content creation opportunities in digital media, commercial production, live events, film and television.
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closed 3/1/2013 via BNC Analysis

North One Television Australia, acquired North One Television Australia

synopsis: North One Television has offloaded its Australian production subsidiary in a management buy-out. North One Australia’s head of programming Adam Kay has acquired the business and plans to rename it Mint Pictures. It has produced content for most of the major broadcasters, for Australia's biggest sporting organisations and commercial clients.
buyer: North One Television Australia
North One Television Australia produces content for broadcasters, sporting organizations, educational and charitable organizations, and commercial clients in Australia. "
target parent: Permira
target: North One Television Australia
North One Television Australia produces content for broadcasters, sporting organizations, educational and charitable organizations, and commercial clients in Australia.
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closed 1/15/2013 via BNC Analysis

New Wave Entertainment, acquired P3 Entertainment, Inc.

synopsis: New Wave Entertainment has acquired P3 Entertainment, an Emmy-winning production company specializing in sports. With the acquisition of the New York-based production company, New Wave will be opening a new office in Midtown Manhattan, making it a bi-coastal production, marketing, and management company.
buyer: New Wave Entertainment
New Wave Entertainment provides entertainment marketing and production services. It offers design, interactive, marketing, music, and production services. Its work includes 3D modeling and animation, behind-the-scenes, blu-ray and DVD games and menu design, blu-ray special features, and more. "
target: P3 Entertainment, Inc.
P3 Entertainment, Inc. is a full service production company, P3 produces, writes, directs and edits scripted comedy, reality and documentary content. Broadcast and digital clients include NBC, MTV, ESPN, MLB Network, VH-1, Hulu, Lifetime, iVillage, and Xbox Live.
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closed 12/27/2012 via PE Hub

Crestview Partners, acquired NEP Broadcasting

synopsis: American Securities LLC and Crestview Partners announced that Crestview has acquired NEP Broadcasting, LLC and its affiliates from American Securities. NEP is the leading international provider of outsourced teleproduction services critical to the delivery of live sports and entertainment events.
buyer: Crestview Partners
Founded in 2004, Crestview Partners is a value-oriented private equity firm based in New York with approximately $4 billion of capital under management. The firm is led by former partners and leaders in the private equity business and senior management of Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley. "
target parent: American Securities Capital Partners
target: NEP Broadcasting (NEPG:$450.72)
With the world’s most advanced equipment, largest fleet of mobile units and global production studios to suit every genre, NEP Broadcasting enables its clients to execute, deliver, and display exceptional productions on any platform around the world.
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closed 1/8/2007 via PR Newswire

American Securities Capital Partners, acquired NEP Broadcasting

synopsis: NEP Broadcasting, the leading international provider of outsourced teleproduction services critical to the delivery of live sports and entertainment events announced that American Securities Capital Partners, LLC will acquire a majority equity interest in the company from Apax Partners, LP and Spectrum Equity Investors.
buyer: American Securities Capital Partners
American Securities is a private investment partnership that makes equity investments in profitable companies, both privately and publicly held, primarily located in the United States and Canada. "
target parent: Spectrum Equity Investors
target: NEP Broadcasting (NEPG:$450.72)
NEP provides management, technology and support for major broadcast networks, production companies and entertainment organizers for events such as the Super Bowl, The Academy Awards, English Premier League Football, Emmy Awards, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Olympic Games, NASCAR, Asian Games.
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announced 12/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

Onefootball GmbH, will acquire Dugout Limited

synopsis: Digital soccer media company OneFootball has agreed to buy video content specialists Dugout in a deal designed to expand its content proposition. Dugout is a UK-based company that provides an innovative digital football platform. Dugout produces original content, working hand in glove with the clubs who also shoot video exclusively for Dugout.
buyer: Onefootball GmbH
Based in Germany, OneFootball’s goal is to fuel the world’s football obsession. Reaching tens of millions of football fans worldwide every month, across its platform and social media channels, OneFootball is the most popular football media platform for the new generation of football fans. "
target: Dugout Limited
Dugout is a UK-based company that provides an innovative digital football platform. Dugout gives football fans one single place to connect with their favourite clubs and players. Dugout produces original content, working hand in glove with the clubs who also shoot video exclusively for Dugout.
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closed 9/14/2020 via BusinessWire

Element Global, Inc., acquired OTRO Studios

synopsis: Element Global, Inc., a diversified holding Company, announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Element Media Group, Inc., acquired OTRO Studios, a premium production studio that creates content in partnership with talent from the world of sport and beyond.
buyer: Element Global, Inc. (OTCPK:ELGL:$4.02)
Element Global, Inc is a diversified holding Company with global business interests centered on media and production, distribution and streaming in original and licensed film and tv content globally. "
target: OTRO Studios
OTRO is a creator, publisher and distributor of non-live football content. They build exclusive relationships with some of the world’s most inspiring, interesting and engaging talent.
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closed 7/11/2016 via PR Newswire

IMG Worldwide, Inc., acquired Ultimate Fighting Championship

synopsis: WME | IMG has acquired the Ultimate Fighting Championsip (UFC), the world's premier professional mixed martial arts (MMA) organization. UFC is one of the largest and fastest growing sports brands in the world, particularly among millennials. The organization produces more than 40 live events annually.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: IMG Worldwide, Inc.
IMG is a global leader in sports, fashion and media operating in more than 30 countries around the world. The company represents and manages some of the world’s greatest sports figures and fashion icons and stages live events and branded entertainment experiences annually. "
target: Ultimate Fighting Championship
Ultimate Fighting Championsip (UFC) is one of the largest and fastest growing sports brands in the world, particularly among millennials. The organization produces more than 40 live events annually and is the largest Pay-Per-View event provider in the world.
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announced 12/5/2013 via Reuters

Sky Deutschland, will acquire Plazamedia

synopsis: German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland said it will buy all of Constantin Sport Holding's TV production company PLAZAMEDIA. PLAZAMEDIA is one of the leading producers of sports TV in the German-speaking markets, providing production services for more than 1,000 soccer matches for Sky Deutschland each year.
buyer parent: News Corporation
buyer: Sky Deutschland (SKDTF:$1,138.74)
Sky Deutschland AG is a German media company which operates a Direct Broadcast Satellite Pay TV platform in Germany, Austria and Switzerland offering a collection of basic and premium digital subscription television channels of different categories via Satellite and Cable Television. "
target parent: Constantin Medien AG
target: Plazamedia
PLAZAMEDIA GmbH is an established full-service provider for TV and new media as well as one of the leading producers of sports TV in the German-speaking region.
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closed 3/31/2021 via PR Newswire

Eleven Sports, acquired Team Whistle

synopsis: Eleven Sports has acquired New York-based Team Whistle, a global media company that’s changing the sports and entertainment game. Team Whistle creates and distributes engaging content experiences for today’s audiences. Their premium shows are available on the social, audio and streaming platforms that matter most.
buyer parent: Aser Ventures
buyer: Eleven Sports
Eleven Sports is a global sports provider dedicated to delivering world-class international and domestic sports and lifestyle entertainment. The channels are 24/7, multiscreen, full HD and locally produced to the highest international production standards, with local language commentary. "
target: Team Whistle
Team Whistle is a global media company that’s changing the sports and entertainment game. Team Whistle creates and distributes engaging content experiences for today’s audiences. Their premium shows are available on the social, audio and streaming platforms that matter most.
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closed 4/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Matchroom, acquired Loop Productions

synopsis: Matchroom is delighted to announce the acquisition of Loop Productions, a UK-based live streaming and production specialist. Loop have played an integral part already at Matchroom through the years working across an array of sports producing streams for Matchroom.
buyer: Matchroom
Matchroom, based in the UK, has become one of the world’s largest suppliers of sports programming. Since 1982, they have grown year-on-year and have established relationships with virtually every major broadcaster of sports in the world. "
target: Loop Productions
Loop Productions is a live streaming and production specialist based in the United Kingdom. Loop has led the way in pioneering in the latest live production technology; combining cutting edge technology, innovative workflow and strategic multi-skilled staff, with traditional broadcasting techniques.
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closed 4/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Matchroom, acquired Loop Productions

synopsis: Matchroom is delighted to announce the acquisition of Loop Productions, a UK-based live streaming and production specialist. Loop have played an integral part already at Matchroom through the years working across an array of sports producing streams for Matchroom.
buyer: Matchroom
Matchroom, based in the UK, has become one of the world’s largest suppliers of sports programming. Since 1982, they have grown year-on-year and have established relationships with virtually every major broadcaster of sports in the world. "
target: Loop Productions
Loop Productions is a live streaming and production specialist based in the United Kingdom. Loop has led the way in pioneering in the latest live production technology; combining cutting edge technology, innovative workflow and strategic multi-skilled staff, with traditional broadcasting techniques.
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closed 11/8/2012 via BusinessWire

News Corporation, acquired ESPN Star Sports

synopsis: News Corporation and ESPN announced that News Corporation, through a wholly-owned subsidiary, completed its acquisition of ESPN's partnership interest in ESPN Star Sports. ESPN Star Sports showcases an unparalleled variety of premier live sports from around the globe 24 hours a day to a cumulative reach of more than 310 million viewers in Asia.
buyer: News Corporation (NWSA:$8,720.00)
News Corporation is a diversified entertainment company with operations in eight industry segments: filmed entertainment; television; cable network programming; direct broadcast satellite television; magazines and inserts; newspapers; book publishing; and other. "
target parent: The Walt Disney Company
target: ESPN Star Sports
As Asia's definitive and complete sports broadcaster and content provider, ESPN Star Sports showcases an unparalleled variety of premier live sports from around the globe 24 hours a day to a cumulative reach of more than 310 million viewers in Asia.
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announced 10/8/2012 via BusinessWire

Modern Times Group MTG AB, will acquire TV 2 Sport

synopsis: Modern Times Group MTG AB has signed an agreement to acquire all of the remaining shares in the Danish 50/50 joint venture company TV 2 Sport A/S from TV 2 Danmark A/S. TV 2 Sport broadcasts the premium sports channel TV 2 Sport, TV 2 Sport HD, and the TV 2 Sport Premier League dedicated Barclays Premier League channel.
buyer: Modern Times Group MTG AB (MTG B:$476.09)
Modern Times Group is an international entertainment broadcasting group with operations that span four continents and include free-TV, pay-TV, radio and content production businesses. "
target parent: TV 2 Danmark A/S
target: TV 2 Sport
TV 2 Sport was launched in April 2007 by MTG and TV 2 in Denmark, as a 50/50 joint venture company, and broadcasts the premium sports channel TV 2 Sport, TV 2 Sport HD, and the TV 2 Sport Premier League dedicated Barclays Premier League channel.
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closed 12/1/2010 via BusinessWire

B2 Networks merged with America One Television Network, Inc.,

synopsis: America One and B2 Broadcasting announced that the companies merged under the One Media Corp holding company. The new entity, One Media Corp, Inc., is a multi-media sports and entertainment company.
buyer parent: USFR Media Group
buyer: America One Television Network, Inc.
America One is focused on broadcasting U.S. college, minor league and international sporting events such as soccer, rugby and hockey to U.S. audiences, as well as other entertainment program offerings. America One produces more than 12,000 live broadband sports events per year. "
target: B2 Networks
Established in 2003, B2 Networks broadcast its first event via broadband internet on February 2004, an ECHL hockey game from Las Vegas, Nevada. Since that first broadcast B2 has proven to be a worldwide leader in the emerging media of broadband broadcasting.
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announced 12/4/2009 via PR Newswire

XSEL, will acquire China Sports Media

synopsis: Xinhua Sports & Entertainment Limited, a leading sports and entertainment media company in China, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire China Sports Media, China's leading sports media rights distributor. CSM has popular domestic, Asia, and other content including the China Basketball Association (CBA).
buyer parent: Xinhua Finance Limited
buyer: XSEL (XSEL:$0.00)
Xinhua Sports & Entertainment Limited ("XSEL"), formerly XFMedia, is a leading sports and entertainment media company in China. Catering to a vast audience of young and upwardly mobile consumers, XSEL is well-positioned in China with its unique content and access. "
target: China Sports Media
China Sports Media is China's leading sports media rights distributor. CSM has over 80% of the Chinese sports television rights and distribution market, and is the long term partner of the All-China Sports Federation for its television rights business.
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closed 4/28/2009 via BusinessWire

USFR Media Group, acquired America One Television Network, Inc.

synopsis: America One Television, a national U.S. television network reaching an audience of more than 33 million households in more than 125 markets with top international sports and lifestyle content on a no fee/barter basis, announced a shareholder buyout from America One’s previous owner, USFR Media Group.
buyer: USFR Media Group
USFR Media Group is a media group based in Houston, Texas. USFR owns the America One television network and publishes western lifestyle magazines, Western & English Today and Cowboys & Indians magazines. "
target: America One Television Network, Inc.
America One is a national U.S. television network reaching an audience of more than 33 million households in more than 125 markets with a wide range of fresh, high-quality sports and lifestyle content.
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closed 4/1/2008 via BusinessWire

Raycom Media, Inc., purchased three television stations from Lincoln Financial Group

synopsis: Privately held Raycom Media Inc. and Lincoln Financial Group announced that Raycom has completed the acquisition of Lincoln Financial Group’s three network-affiliated television stations, including NBC affiliate WWBT in Richmond, Virginia, and CBS affiliates WBTV in Charlotte, North Carolina, and WCSC in Charleston, South Carolina.
buyer: Raycom Media, Inc.
Raycom Media stretches from Syracuse, New York to Honolulu, Hawaii with businesses in 22 states and over 4,000 employees. The television stations cover 12.7% of the U.S. television households. "
seller: Lincoln Financial Group (LNC:$8,499.00)
Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation and its affiliates. With headquarters in Philadelphia, the companies of Lincoln Financial Group had assets under management of $251 billion as of September 30, 2007.
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announced 12/5/2006 via BusinessWire

ESPN, Inc., will acquire NASN

synopsis: ESPN has agreed to acquire NASN, the only European channel dedicated to North American sports, from Setanta Sport Holdings Ltd and Benchmark Capital Europe. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed, and the deal is expected to close early next year subject to regulatory approvals.
buyer parent: The Walt Disney Company
buyer: ESPN, Inc.
ESPN, Inc. is the world’s leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring a portfolio of over 50 multimedia sports assets. The company is comprised of six U.S. television networks. "
target: NASN
NASN is the only pan-European sports network broadcasting 24 hours a day, 7 days a week showing extensive live and 'as live' coverage of the highest profile sports in North America including: the National Hockey League, Major League Baseball and National Football League.
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closed 11/20/2006 via BusinessWire

Fuego Entertainment Inc., acquired Vision Sports Entertainment Network

synopsis: Fuego Entertainment, Inc. has acquired Vision Sports Entertainment Network (VSEN-TV), broadcasting on 24 affiliate stations and reaching over 14 million US households. Based in Burbank, VSEN-TV will relocate to Las Vegas, NV, and its founder, Rod Myers, will remain President of this wholly owned subsidiary of Fuego Entertainment.
buyer: Fuego Entertainment Inc.
Fuego Entertainment, Inc. broadcasts Spanish-speaking television programming in the Puerto Rico and Las Vegas markets through its network called FuegoTV. The central operation is based in Miami and content is originated in Puerto Rico and licensed from abroad. "
target: Vision Sports Entertainment Network
Vision Sports Entertainment Network is a television broadcasting company with 24 affiliate stations reaching 14 million US households. Primarily distributing sports programming, VSEN-TV’s headquarters is located in Burbank, California.
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closed 8/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

NEP Group, Inc., acquired Outside Broadcasting Ltd

synopsis: Sky TV has sold its subsidiary Outside Broadcasting to US-based firm NEP. Outside Broadcasting is a destination for inspiration, creation and collaboration. Their talented people use the best technology and equipment to bring your broadcast vision to life. They cover anything from live sport, entertainment programs to special events.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: NEP Group, Inc. (NEPG:$450.72)
Since 1986, NEP has been a worldwide outsourced technical production partner supporting premier content producers of live sports, entertainment, music and corporate events. "
target parent: Sky Network Television Limited
target: Outside Broadcasting Ltd
Outside Broadcasting is a destination for inspiration, creation and collaboration. Their talented people use the best technology and equipment to bring your broadcast vision to life. They cover anything from live sport, entertainment programs to special events.
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closed 11/18/2016 via BusinessWire

Motorsport.com, acquired Motors TV

synopsis: Motorsport Network announced the acquisition of Motors TV, consolidating the world’s largest automotive & motorsport digital technology business with a global broadcast operation. Motors TV International is the first and only channel in Europe dedicated to all things motorsport.
buyer: Motorsport.com (MSGM:$19.05)
Motorsport Network is a vertically integrated automotive & motorsport business headquartered in Miami, FL. The technology business manages a global broadcast network, live events, and multiple websites, social networks and e-commerce, gaming, analytics & editorial syndication platforms. "
target: Motors TV
Established in 2000, Motors TV International is the first and only channel in Europe dedicated to all things motorsport. They offer a platform for top notch championships so that fans and casual observers alike can enjoy the drama and excitement of mainstream as well as grassroots racing.
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Mayfair Capital Investments, Ltd., offer to acquire Timeweave plc

synopsis: Mayfair Capital Investments, Ltd. makes an offer to acquire Timeweave plc, a company that, through its joint venture company, provides broadcast services to the bookmaking industry. It holds licenses with 31 racecourses to broadcast pictures, audio, and data from these courses to licensed betting offices in the UK and Ireland.
buyer: Mayfair Capital Investments, Ltd.
Mayfair Capital Investments, Ltd. has no publicly available financial information. It is ultimately beneficially owned as to 100 percent by the family interests of Mr Joe Lewism, who is a British citizen who has investments in businesses across a range of sectors. "
target: Timeweave plc
Timeweave Plc, through its joint venture company, Amalgamated Racing Limited, provides broadcast services to the bookmaking industry. It holds licenses with 31 racecourses to broadcast pictures, audio, and data from these courses to licensed betting offices in the UK and Ireland.
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announced 8/8/2012 via Reuters

Fox International Channels, will acquire Eredivisie Media & Marketing CV

synopsis: FOX International Channels (FIC) is to buy a majority stake in a Dutch cable television soccer broadcaster. FIC will acquire a 51 percent stake in Eredivisie Media & Marketing CV, which holds the rights to broadcast Dutch league soccer.
buyer parent: News Corporation
buyer: Fox International Channels
FOX International Channels is News Corporation’s international multi-media business. They develop, produce and distribute 350+ wholly- and majority-owned pay-TV channels across Latin America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, in 37 languages. "
target parent: Endemol B.V.
target: Eredivisie Media & Marketing CV
Eredivisie Media & Marketing CV (EMM) is a joint venture of the Dutch Premier Football League and Endemol. EMM launched the premium TV channel Eredivisie Live in august 2008. Eredivisie Live is distributed through all available networks (cable, DTH, Satellite and IPTV) in the Netherlands.
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closed 10/11/2010 via Market Wire

IMG Worldwide, Inc., acquired ISP Sports, LLC

synopsis: IMG Worldwide, Inc. (IMG), the global sports and media company, said that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of ISP Sports, a leading U.S. college media rights management company.
buyer parent: Forstmann Little & Co.
buyer: IMG Worldwide, Inc.
IMG Sports & Entertainment's diverse businesses include: product and brand licensing; consulting services; event ownership and management; collegiate marketing, media and licensing; fashion events and models representation, broadcasting, Olympic and action sports and many more. "
target: ISP Sports, LLC
Sports fans from upstate New York to south Florida, from southern California to the Pacific Northwest can tune in to the ISP Sports Network that includes more than 1,000 radio affiliates and over 100 TV outlets.
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closed 1/12/2009 via PR Newswire

Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc., acquired Winnercomm, Inc.

synopsis: Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc. announced the acquisition of Winnercomm Inc., a leading independent sports production, program development, marketing services and sales representation company. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc. (OUTD:$77.32)
Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc. owns and operates Outdoor Channel, America's leader in outdoor TV. The national network offers programming that captures the excitement of hunting, fishing, shooting, off-road motorsports, adventure and the Western lifestyle. "
target: Winnercomm, Inc.
Winnercomm's core capabilities include TV and remote/live production, broadcast and corporate design services, interactive design and related services, cable and other marketing services, and sports sales.
price ($mm)[EV]
$5.75 [$64.35]
rev ($mm)
$47
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
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)
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closed 7/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Byrne Acquisition Group, LLC, purchased Seven Radio Stations from First Media Radio

synopsis: Byrne Acquisition Group, a owner and operator of a low-power television broadcast station, has acquired seven radio stations from First Media Radio. The seven radio stations located in North Carolina and Virginia broadcast in sport and music formats. The stations include Magic 97.9 WTRG, Earl 98.3 WDLZ, and more.
buyer: Byrne Acquisition Group, LLC
Byrne Acquisition Group owns and operates WHHI-TV, a Hilton Head, SC low-power television broadcast station. WHHI-TV is the number one hyper-local television broadcasting station in the lowcountry. WHHI-TV provides local viewers with the best local television and content. "
seller: First Media Radio
Frist Media Radio's 7 radio stations include Magic 97.9 WTRG, Earl 98.3 WDLZ, 99.5 Jamz WYTT, Maverick 102.3 WPTM, 107.7 Lake-FM WWDW, Sports Radio 1400 1080 WWDR and 1400 WSMY. The North Carolina and Virginia stations broadcast in sport and music formats.
price ($mm)
$3.40
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announced 2/8/2019 via BNC Analysis

Forever Media Inc., will acquire Delmarva Broadcasting Company

synopsis: Forever Media, an owner and operator of radio stations, will acquire Delmarva Broadcasting Company (DBC) from Steinman Communications, an innovative, multi-channel communications company. DBC owns and operates nine radio stations. DBC operates pop music, country music, gospel music, news radio, talk radio, and sports stations.
buyer: Forever Media Inc.
Forever Media owns and operates radio stations in Pennsylvania, Maryland and Ohio. Forever Media broadcasts in a variety of formats, including music, news & talk radio, and sports. They operate stations in Altoona, Cumberland, Johnstown, Midshore, Pittsburgh, State College, Wheeling, and York. "
target parent: Steinman Communications
target: Delmarva Broadcasting Company
Delmarva Broadcasting Company (DBC) is a company that owns and operates nine radio stations in DE, MD, and NJ. DBC operates pop music, country music, gospel music, news radio, talk radio, and sports stations. Their stations include 101.7FM / 1150AM WDEL, 103.7 WXCY, 93.7 WSTW, and more.
price ($mm)
$19
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announced 5/23/2018 via Company Press Release

Urban One, Inc., will acquire The Team 980

synopsis: Urban One, Red Zebra Broadcasting and the Washington Redskins announced that Urban One has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of the radio station The Team 980 (WTEM 980 AM) from Red Zebra Broadcasting. WTEM (980 AM), branded The Team 980, is a sports radio station licensed to Washington, D.C. and serving the Washington metro area.
buyer: Urban One, Inc. (UONE.K:$387.79)
Urban One, Inc., formerly known as Radio One, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, is the largest diversified media company that primarily targets Black Americans and urban consumers in the United States. "
target parent: Red Zebra Broadcasting LLC
target: The Team 980
WTEM (980 AM), branded The Team 980, is a sports radio station licensed to Washington, D.C. and serving the Washington metro area. WTEM is the official radio station for the Washington Redskins football team.
price ($mm)
$4.20
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announced 11/23/2017 via BNC Analysis

Pacific Star Network Ltd will be merged with Crocmedia,

synopsis: Pacific Star Network, an ASX listed media company with interests in broadcasting and publishing, is to merge with Crocmedia, a content and entertainment business. Crocmedia connects relevant brands to relevant audiences, through telling stories in radio, television, online and through brilliant events.
buyer: Crocmedia
Crocmedia is a content and entertainment business. They connect relevant brands to relevant audiences, through telling stories in radio, television, online and through brilliant events. They are Australia’s only independent syndicator of sports content. "
target: Pacific Star Network Ltd (ASX:PNW:$49.71)
Pacific Star Network Limited (PNW) is an ASX listed media company with interests in broadcasting and publishing. PNW owns two Melbourne AM commercial broadcasting licenses and broadcasts 24/7 on 1116 SEN and Classic Rock Radio.
price ($mm)
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announced 11/1/2017 via BNC Analysis

Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., will acquire WBZ-FM 98.5

synopsis: Beasley Broadcast Group announced that it will buy WBZ-FM 98.5 The Sports Hub from Entercom Communications Corporation and CBS Radio. 98.5 The Sports Hub debuted in 2009 as the first Boston FM Sports Talk Radio Station.
buyer: Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NasdaqGM:BBGI:$265.03)
Beasley Broadcast Group owns and operates 63 stations (45 FM and 18 AM) in 15 large- and mid-size markets in the United States. Beasley radio stations reach approximately 19.0 million unique consumers weekly over-the-air, online and on smartphones and tablets. "
target parent: Entercom Communications Corporation
target: WBZ-FM 98.5
WBZ-FM, 98.5 The Sports Hub is a Boston, MA radio station. 98.5 The Sports Hub debuted in 2009 as the first Boston FM Sports Talk Radio Station.
price ($mm)
$12
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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