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closed 3/20/2007 via PR Newswire

College Sports Television Networks, Inc., acquired MaxPreps, Inc.

synopsis: CBS Corporation announced the acquisition of MaxPreps, the leading nationwide high school sports network online. The business will become part of CBS-owned College Sports Television. The announcement was made by Brian Bedol, President and CEO of CSTV Networks, Inc.
buyer parent: CBS Corporation
buyer: College Sports Television Networks, Inc.
College Sports Television (CSTV) Networks, Inc. is a multi-media company consisting of the first 24-hour college sports television network, College Sports TV; the leading college sports online network, CSTV.com; and the first 24-hour college sports radio network, SIRIUS College Sports Radio. "
target: MaxPreps, Inc.
MaxPreps, Inc. is dedicated to publishing America's most comprehensive high school sports information web site. MaxPreps.com features stats, stories, and photos featuring high school student-athletes and the outstanding men and women who coach them.
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closed 11/5/2007 via PR Newswire

RVS Ventures, Inc., acquired beRecruited.com

synopsis: RVS Ventures, Inc., the investment company of entrepreneur Raymond Sozzi, announced that it has acquired http://www.beRecruited.com, the nation's No. 1 online networking destination for high school student-athletes seeking recruitment from college coaches and universities.
buyer: RVS Ventures, Inc.
Raymond Sozzi is CEO and Chairman of the Board of RVS Ventures, Inc., a private equity and consulting firm. Over the past 10 years, Mr. Sozzi has orchestrated nearly $200 million in acquisitions and public and private company financings. "
target: beRecruited.com
beRecruited.com is the nation's No. 1 online networking destination for high school student-athletes seeking recruitment from college coaches and universities. beRecruited provides a platform for student athletes to connect and interact with college coaches across the nation.
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closed 7/10/2017 via PR Newswire

Blue Star Sports, acquired STACK Media

synopsis: Blue Star Sports, the largest and fastest growing global provider of sports technology, announced the acquisition of STACK, the leading content and media company serving athletes and coaches with educational video and article content, reaching millions of users each month through its website and its various syndication partnerships.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Blue Star Sports
Blue Star Sports (BSS) is the industry leader in youth sports management by centralizing all operations and providing a complete innovative platform for all national governing bodies, youth sports leagues, clubs and associations. "
target: STACK Media
STACK is a multimedia company with Publishing and Internet business units, and is a leading provider of original “how-to” information targeting athletes. The publishing unit includes the company's flagship publication, STACK Magazine, periodic special issues and a line of books.
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closed 3/20/2007 via PR Newswire

College Sports Television Networks, Inc., acquired MaxPreps, Inc.

synopsis: CBS Corporation announced the acquisition of MaxPreps, the leading nationwide high school sports network online. The business will become part of CBS-owned College Sports Television. The announcement was made by Brian Bedol, President and CEO of CSTV Networks, Inc.
buyer parent: CBS Corporation
buyer: College Sports Television Networks, Inc.
College Sports Television (CSTV) Networks, Inc. is a multi-media company consisting of the first 24-hour college sports television network, College Sports TV; the leading college sports online network, CSTV.com; and the first 24-hour college sports radio network, SIRIUS College Sports Radio. "
target: MaxPreps, Inc.
MaxPreps, Inc. is dedicated to publishing America's most comprehensive high school sports information web site. MaxPreps.com features stats, stories, and photos featuring high school student-athletes and the outstanding men and women who coach them.
price ($mm)
$43
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closed 3/20/2007 via PR Newswire

College Sports Television Networks, Inc., acquired MaxPreps, Inc.

synopsis: CBS Corporation announced the acquisition of MaxPreps, the leading nationwide high school sports network online. The business will become part of CBS-owned College Sports Television. The announcement was made by Brian Bedol, President and CEO of CSTV Networks, Inc.
buyer parent: CBS Corporation
buyer: College Sports Television Networks, Inc.
College Sports Television (CSTV) Networks, Inc. is a multi-media company consisting of the first 24-hour college sports television network, College Sports TV; the leading college sports online network, CSTV.com; and the first 24-hour college sports radio network, SIRIUS College Sports Radio. "
target: MaxPreps, Inc.
MaxPreps, Inc. is dedicated to publishing America's most comprehensive high school sports information web site. MaxPreps.com features stats, stories, and photos featuring high school student-athletes and the outstanding men and women who coach them.
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announced 11/3/2005 via PR Newswire

CBS Corporation, will acquire College Sports Television

synopsis: CBS today announced the acquisition of CSTV Networks, Inc., the leading digital media company devoted exclusively to college athletics. The announcement was made by Leslie Moonves, Chairman of CBS and Co-President and Co-Chief Operating Officer of Viacom Inc.
buyer: CBS Corporation (CBS:$25,931.00)
CBS Corporation is a mass media company with constituent parts that reach back to the beginnings of the broadcast industry, as well as newer businesses that operate on the leading edge of the media industry. "
target: College Sports Television
College Sports Television (CSTV) Networks, Inc. is a multi-media company consisting of the first 24-hour college sports television network, College Sports TV; the leading college sports online network, CSTV.com; and the first 24-hour college sports radio network, SIRIUS College Sports Radio.
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closed 3/16/2004 via BusinessWire

College Sports Television, acquired Official College Sports Network

synopsis: CSTV: College Sports Television, the fastest-growing independent cable network, has completed its acquisition of the Official College Sports Network (OCSN), which will be re-branded CollegeSports.com. CollegeSports.com includes the www.collegesports.com Web site and its network of 150 official athletic sites for top colleges and universities.
buyer parent: CBS Corporation
buyer: College Sports Television
College Sports Television (CSTV) Networks, Inc. is a multi-media company consisting of the first 24-hour college sports television network, College Sports TV; the leading college sports online network, CSTV.com; and the first 24-hour college sports radio network, SIRIUS College Sports Radio. "
target parent: Student Advantage Inc.
target: Official College Sports Network
The Official College Sports Network (OCSN) is the largest and most-trafficked network on the Internet devoted exclusively to college sports. Founded in 1996 as The FANSonly Network, OCSN designs, builds, hosts, maintains and markets official athletic websites for 145 college athletic departments, c
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$7.10
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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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announced 3/26/2021 via BNC Analysis

Madison Square Garden Networks will be merged with The Madison Square Garden Company,

synopsis: Madison Square Garden Entertainment, a world leader in live sports and entertainment, is to acquire Madison Square Garden Networks, a regional sports network that encompasses MSG’s media operations. Primarily serving the Mid-Atlantic United States, its programming focuses on events featuring and other programs about New York City sports teams.
buyer: The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG:$228.42)
The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment, setting a global standard for excellence and innovation. MSG builds iconic brands that forge deep connections with diverse and passionate audiences. "
target: Madison Square Garden Networks (MSGN:$640.69)
Madison Square Garden Networks is a regional sports network that encompasses Madison Square Garden’s media operations. Primarily serving the Mid-Atlantic United States, its programming focuses on events featuring and other programs about New York City sports teams.
price ($mm)[EV]
$922 [$1,722]
rev ($mm)
$641
EBITDA ($mm)
$303
EV / rev
2.7x
EV / EBITDA
5.7x
announced 5/3/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Sinclair Broadcast Group, will purchase 21 Regional Sports Channels from Fox Sports Networks

synopsis: Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the country, is to acquire 21 former Fox sports channels from Disney. Fox Sports Networks, formerly known as Fox Sports Net, is the collective name for a group of regional sports channels in the United States.
buyer: Sinclair Broadcast Group (SBGI:$5,943.00)
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides sales services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all the major networks. "
seller parent: The Walt Disney Company
seller: Fox Sports Networks
The acquisition includes 21 Fox sports channels. Fox Sports Networks, formerly known as Fox Sports Net, is the collective name for a group of regional sports channels in the United States.
price ($mm)[EV]
$9,600 [$10,600]
rev ($mm)
$3,800
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EV / rev
2.8x
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closed 3/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Spring Media, acquired Fanseat

synopsis: Spring Media continues its growth in digital sports consumer services with the acquisition of Fanseat, a global digital sports channel created by Finnish telco Elisa. Fanseat serves a cumulative audience of over 200,000 from 100 countries, with 4000 events and 10,000 hours of content aired live.
buyer: Spring Media
Spring Media is an international sports media agency that provides media rights distribution as well as digital, production-, distribution- and consulting services for sporting events. Spring Media produces and distributes over 5,000 hours of live sports annually to over 200 broadcasters worldwide. "
target parent: Elisa Oyj
target: Fanseat
Fanseat is a global SVOD (subscription video on demand) digital sports channel launched by Finland’s largest private telecommunications company, Elisa, in 2015. It serves a cumulative audience of over 200,000 from 100 countries, with 4000 events and 10,000 hours of content aired live.
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closed 1/9/2019 via PR Newswire

Discovery Communications, Inc., acquired Play Sports Network

synopsis: Discovery, Inc., the global leader in real life entertainment, announced the purchase of a 71% controlling stake in Play Sports Group – the digital sports media company behind market-leading cycling brands Global Cycling Network, Global Mountain Bike Network and Global Triathlon Network.
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: Play Sports Network
Based in the UK, Play Sports Group is the world's leading digital sports media company focused solely on cycling and tri-sports. Their channels include Global Cycling Network, Global Mountain Bike Network and Global Triathlon Network, along with a growing number of non-English language channels.
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closed 5/24/2018 via Company Press Release

Polsat Media, acquired Eleven Sports Network sp. z o.o.

synopsis: Cyfrowy Polsat S.A. (“Company”) announces that, Telewizja Polsat sp. z o.o., a direct subsidiary of the Company, has concluded an agreement with Eleven Sports Network LTD on the acquisition of a majority stake in Eleven Sports Network sp. z o.o. (“ESN”). ESN produces and distributes sports content within the territory of Poland.
buyer parent: Pola Investments Ltd.
buyer: Polsat Media
Telewizja Polsat is the first independent and the leading TV station in Poland that is part of the Cyfrowy Polsat media group. The program offer is built mainly on the basis of own TV series combined with a rich portfolio of feature films, foreign series and world-class entertainment. "
target parent: Aser Group
target: Eleven Sports Network sp. z o.o.
Eleven Sports Network sp. z o.o. (ESN), a subsidiary of Eleven Sports Network LTD, produces and distributes sports content within the territory of Poland and owns attractive sports rights which are sold as program packages to pay TV operators active on the Polish market.
price ($mm)
$44
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announced 1/19/2018 via BusinessWire

TPG Growth, will acquire TRACE Company

synopsis: TPG Growth, the middle market and growth equity investment platform of global alternative asset firm TPG, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in TRACE, the market leader in afro-urban music and entertainment.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: TPG Growth
TPG Growth is the middle market and growth equity investment platform of TPG, the global private investment firm. With over $8.3 billion of assets under management, TPG Growth targets investments in a broad range of industries and geographies. "
target parent: Modern Times Group MTG AB
target: TRACE Company
TRACE is a global multi-platform media and entertainment company that connects with multicultural audiences through premium afro urban music and content across 21 pay TV channels, radios, motion picture, online and mobile services in over 160 countries to 200M viewers and listeners.
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$37*
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closed 5/17/2017 via Company Press Release

Eleven Sports, acquired Sportube Srl

synopsis: Eleven Sports, a global sports provider dedicated to delivering world-class international and domestic sports and lifestyle entertainment, has acquired Sportube, the first Italian web TV service dedicated to sports. Sportube has exclusive rights to a number of Italian sport leagues including Italy’s third tier football league, Lega Pro.
buyer parent: Aser Group
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: Sportube Srl
Sportube is the first Italian web TV service dedicated to sports. The platform has exclusive rights to a number of Italian sport leagues including Italy’s third tier football league, Lega Pro, which offers LIVE access to 60 regional clubs in more than 1,200 games per season across all competitions.
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announced 4/13/2017 via Company Press Release

Sinclair Broadcast Group, will acquire Silver Chalice

synopsis: Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., Silver Chalice and 120 Sports announced plans to combine forces as equity partners on a new multi-platform sports network, featuring a linear broadcast and comprehensive digital offerings. Silver Chalice creates television-quality video in partnership with rights holders in the sports media industry.
buyer: Sinclair Broadcast Group (SBGI:$5,943.00)
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides sales services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all the major networks. "
target: Silver Chalice
Silver Chalice creates television-quality video in partnership with rights holders in the sports media industry. Its networks deliver unique digital video experiences, with content available across a variety of platforms including web, mobile, connected TVs and streaming media devices.
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closed 3/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Eleven Sports, purchased distribution assets from One World Sports

synopsis: Eleven Sports, a global sports provider dedicated to delivering world-class international and domestic sports and lifestyle entertainment, officially announced that it has acquired the distribution assets of One World Sports, a multiplatform sports network featuring exclusive, live best-in-class sporting events from around the globe.
buyer parent: Aser Group
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. "
seller: One World Sports
ONE World Sports is a multiplatform sports network featuring exclusive, live best-in-class sporting events from around the globe. The network showcases some of the world’s most competitive soccer including Arsenal FC TV, Chelsea FC TV, FC Bayern Munich TV, AC Milan Channel and the New York Cosmos.
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closed 8/31/2016 via BNC Analysis

Sony Pictures Networks, acquired Ten Sports

synopsis: Media Firm Zee Entertainment Enterprise Ltd sold its sports channel Ten Sports to Sony Pictures Networks, a leading television network in India. Ten Sports is Asia's leading sports network operating five sports channels - Ten Sports, Ten Cricket, Ten Action, Ten Golf and Ten HD.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: Sony Pictures Networks
Sony Pictures Networks India Pvt. Ltd. is an Indian company which handles Sony Pictures' diversified interests in India. As a leading television network in India, SPN offers Sony Entertainment Television (SET), one of India's leading Hindi general entertainment television channels. "
target parent: Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited
target: Ten Sports
Ten Sports is Asia's leading sports network operating five sports channels - Ten Sports, Ten Cricket, Ten Action, Ten Golf and Ten HD. They own long term broadcast rights for five cricket boards - South Africa, West Indies, Zimbabwe, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, offering its viewers the best of sports.
price ($mm)
$385
rev ($mm)
$95
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.1x
EV / EBITDA
cancelled 7/26/2016 via New York Times

Vivendi SA, cancelled an acquisition of Mediaset Premium

synopsis: Mediaset, an Italian media company controlled by Silvio Berlusconi, the former prime minister of Italy, said that the French giant Vivendi had backed away from a deal to acquire 100 percent of Mediaset’s pay-TV arm.
buyer: Vivendi SA (ENXTPA:VIV:$19,602.38)
Vivendi is an integrated media and content group. The company operates businesses throughout the media value chain, from talent discovery to the creation, production and distribution of content. "
target parent: FinInvest SpA
target: Mediaset Premium
Mediaset Premium is an Italian digital terrestrial television service provided by Mediaset. It provides pay-tv and pay-per- view for football matches through the use of smart cards and video on demand via Premium Play and Premium Infinity streaming service.
price ($mm)
$797*
rev ($mm)
$607
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/9/2015 via Company Press Release

Eir, will acquire Setanta Sports Channel Ireland Limited

synopsis: Eir, which recently rebranded from Eircom, is to buy Setanta Sports Channel Ireland Limited. Setanta Sports is Ireland’s leading premium sports broadcaster. Setanta was originally founded in 1992 to bring Irish Sport to fans around the world and has since grown rapidly to have operations in around the world.
buyer: Eir
Eircom Limited (trading as Eir) is a fixed, mobile and broadband telecommunications company in Ireland, and a former state-owned monopolist. "
target parent: Gaiety Investments Limited
target: Setanta Sports Channel Ireland Limited
Setanta Sports is an international sports broadcaster based in Dublin, Ireland. Setanta Sports was formed in 1992 to facilitate the broadcasting of Irish sporting events.
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closed 6/30/2014 via BusinessWire

Modern Times Group MTG AB, acquired Trace Partners SAS

synopsis: Modern Times Group MTG AB, the international entertainment group, announced that it has completed the acquisition of 75% of Trace Partners SAS, the France based youth media brand and global pay-TV channel operator.
buyer: Modern Times Group MTG AB (MTG B:$461.70)
Modern Times Group (MTG) is an international entertainment broadcasting group with operations that span four continents and include free-TV, pay-TV, radio and content production businesses. "
target: Trace Partners SAS
TRACE is an international media group specializing in music and sport, which publishes TV channels distributed in 160 countries and provides digital services, activities of mobile telephony, radio and events.
price ($mm)
$41*
rev ($mm)
$27
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/30/2014 via PR Newswire

Discovery Communications, Inc., acquired Eurosport International

synopsis: Discovery Communications announced the completion of its acquisition of a controlling interest in Eurosport International, Europe's leading sports entertainment group. Discovery increased its interest in Eurosport to 51% from 20% as part of a larger strategic partnership with TF1 Group that began in December 2012.
buyer: Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISC.A:$10,780.00)
Discovery Communications is the world's #1 pay-TV programmer, reaching 2.5 billion cumulative subscribers in over 220 countries and territories. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools, including an award-winning series of K-12 digital textbooks. "
target parent: TF1 Group
target: Eurosport International
Eurosport is one of the strongest, most dynamic sports platforms in the world. The flagship Eurosport network reaches 133 million homes across 54 countries in 20 languages.
price ($mm)
$345*
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closed 4/16/2013 via BNC Analysis

The Seattle Mariners, acquired Root Sports

synopsis: The Seattle Mariners is buying a controlling stake in the ROOT SPORTS Northwest television network, operated by DIRECTV Sports Networks. ROOT SPORTS Northwest broadcasts the Mariners' games and other regional sport events.
buyer: The Seattle Mariners
The Seattle Mariners are a professional baseball team based in Seattle, Washington. Enfranchised in 1977, the Mariners are a member of the Western Division of Major League Baseball's American League. "
target parent: The DIRECTV Group, Inc.
target: Root Sports
DIRECTV Sports Networks is a wholly owned subsidiary of DIRECTV and operates three regional sports networks branded as ROOT SPORTS™. ROOT SPORTS is the nation’s premier regional sports network providing a unique and special experience for local sports fans, sponsors, teams and media partners.
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announced 2/25/2013 via Company Press Release

BT Group plc, will purchase UK and Ireland TV channels business from ESPN, Inc.

synopsis: BT Group and ESPN announced that they have agreed that BT will acquire ESPN’s UK and Ireland TV channels business. These primarily comprise the ESPN and ESPN America channels and their live sports rights portfolio, including the FA Cup, Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier League, UEFA Europa League, and the German Bundesliga.
buyer: BT Group plc (BT:$28,856.04)
BT is one of the world's leading providers of communications solutions and services operating in 170 countries. Its principal activities include networked IT services, local, national and international telecommunications services, and higher-value broadband and internet products and services. "
seller parent: The Walt Disney Company
seller: ESPN, Inc.
ESPN’s UK and Ireland TV channels business is comprised of the ESPN and ESPN America channels and their live sports rights portfolio, including the FA Cup, Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier League, UEFA Europa League, and the German Bundesliga.
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closed 12/28/2012 via Reuters

News Corporation, acquired SportsTime Ohio

synopsis: News Corp announced it bought SportsTime Ohio, a regional sports network based in Cleveland that broadcasts Cleveland Indians baseball games. The network also airs programming about the Cleveland Browns National Football League team, college football and high school sports.
buyer: News Corporation (NWSA:$8,720.00)
News Corporation is a diversified entertainment company with operations in eight industry segments: filmed entertainment; television; cable network programming; direct broadcast satellite television; magazines and inserts; newspapers; book publishing; and other. "
target: SportsTime Ohio
SportsTime Ohio is a regional sports network in Cleveland and northern Ohio, launched in 2006. It was created to air Cleveland Indians games. It is also the cable television home of the Cleveland Browns, Mid-American Conference, and Ohio Machine.
price ($mm)
$135
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closed 10/19/2012 via PR Newswire

Rogers Media Inc., acquired Score Media Inc.

synopsis: Rogers Media Inc. has acquired all of the outstanding shares of Score Media Inc., and wholly owns theScore Television Network and related television assets. The acquisition of Score Media does not include its digital media business, including theScore.com website and mobile applications.
buyer parent: Rogers Communications Inc.
buyer: Rogers Media Inc.
Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications, is a diversified leading Canadian media company that engages in television and radio broadcasting, publishing, digital, and sports entertainment. Rogers Broadcasting has 55 AM and FM radio stations across Canada. "
target: Score Media Inc. (SCRFF:$47.40)
Score Media is a media company committed to delivering interactive and authentic sports entertainment. Score Media’s primary asset, theScore Television Network, is a national specialty television service providing sports news, information, highlights and live event programming.
price ($mm)
$167
rev ($mm)
$49
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
38.3x
announced 11/3/2005 via PR Newswire

CBS Corporation, will acquire College Sports Television

synopsis: CBS today announced the acquisition of CSTV Networks, Inc., the leading digital media company devoted exclusively to college athletics. The announcement was made by Leslie Moonves, Chairman of CBS and Co-President and Co-Chief Operating Officer of Viacom Inc.
buyer: CBS Corporation (CBS:$25,931.00)
CBS Corporation is a mass media company with constituent parts that reach back to the beginnings of the broadcast industry, as well as newer businesses that operate on the leading edge of the media industry. "
target: College Sports Television
College Sports Television (CSTV) Networks, Inc. is a multi-media company consisting of the first 24-hour college sports television network, College Sports TV; the leading college sports online network, CSTV.com; and the first 24-hour college sports radio network, SIRIUS College Sports Radio.
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Ticker: NGM:ZORDIX B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zordix AB
Zordix AB
Zordix is a multinational game developer & publisher with its headquarter in Umeå in northern Sweden. Zordix is divided into four main units: Zordix Racing, Dimfrost Studio, Invictus Games and Zordix Publishing.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$4.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.57
EBIT ($mm)
$0.48
Net Income ($mm)
$0.34
Employees
61
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Ticker: TSXV:CNS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Contagious Gaming Inc.
Contagious Gaming Inc.
Contagious Gaming Inc. is a developer of unique and engaging software solutions for regulated gaming and lottery markets around the world. Their sports betting platform is the first sports betting system to allow players to chase a dynamic jackpot live during Premier League soccer matches.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$0.27
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.57)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.57)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: CNSX:FANS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FansUnite Media, Inc
FansUnite is a sports and entertainment company, focusing on technology related to regulated and lawful online gaming and other related products. The principal business is operating the FansUnite Sportsbook and the website of McBookie Limited, offering online gaming services to the UK market.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.05)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.11)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: CHDN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Churchill Downs, Inc.
Churchill Downs, Inc.
Churchill Downs is an industry-leading racing, gaming and online entertainment company anchored by their iconic flagship event - The Kentucky Derby. They are a leader in brick-and-mortar casino gaming and they are the largest legal online account wagering platform for horseracing in the U.S.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,324.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$310.40
EBIT ($mm)
$218.80
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4000
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Ticker: ENXTPA:EN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bouygues SA
Bouygues SA
Bouygues is a diversified group, structured by a strong corporate culture and whose businesses are organized around three activities: Construction with Bouygues Construction (BTP and Energies & Services), Bouygues Immobilier and Colas (Routes), Telecoms with Bouygues Telecom and Media with TF1.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$41,613.59
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,421.80
EBIT ($mm)
$1,279.78
Net Income ($mm)
$843.36
Employees
133197
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALCHI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alchimie S.A.S.
Alchimie S.A.S.
Headquartered in France, Alchimie is a channel factory: a unique video platform in partnership with talents and media to co-publish their own thematic channel. Alchimie has a catalog of more than 60,000 hours of content from more than 300 renowned partners.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$40.89
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.64)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.01)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
97
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Ticker: SEHK:1137
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hong Kong Television Network Limited
Hong Kong Television Network Limited
Hong Kong Television Network Limited, formerly City Telecom (H.K.) Limited, is engaged in the multimedia business. The Company's multimedia business includes its offer of free television programming through its over-the-top (OTT) platform, and its online shopping business, HKTV Mall.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$24.02
EBITDA ($mm)
($36.74)
EBIT ($mm)
($42.82)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
394
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Ticker: OM:BETCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Better Collective A/S
Better Collective A/S
Better Collective’s vision is to empower iGamers through transparency and technology – this is what has made them the world’s leading developer of digital platforms for betting tips, bookmaker information and iGaming communities. Their portfolio includes more than 2,000+ websites and products.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$109.56
EBITDA ($mm)
$44.56
EBIT ($mm)
$36.49
Net Income ($mm)
$26.34
Employees
450
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ProElite, Inc.
ProElite, Inc.
ProElite, Inc. historically has delivered exciting entertainment experiences in the world of mixed martial arts (MMA) with live arena-based entertainment events, cable television programming on Showtime Networks and community-driven interactive broadband entertainment via the Internet.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
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