Like Buff Dubs Pty. Ltd.

closed 12/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

Film Finances Inc., acquired Buff Dubs Pty. Ltd.

synopsis: Film Finances Inc. (FFI) has acquired Buff Dubs, one of Australia's most innovative post-production services companies with technology leadership in encoding, transcoding, media duplication and mastering. Buff Dubs can process media content of any description and transform, reproduce and aggregate it in the various formats demanded by clients.
buyer: Film Finances Inc. (AIM:FFI:$80.57)
Film Finances Inc. (FFI) is the world leader in completion contracts. They help movies get to the big screen. FFI provides financiers with a service that gives them an assurance that the film will be delivered on time and that the over-budget costs would not be the financier’s responsibility. "
target: Buff Dubs Pty. Ltd.
Founded in 2005, Buff Dubs Pty. Ltd. is a motion picture and video production company in Marrickville, NSW Australia. They are a market force in encoding, transcoding, media duplication and mastering services in Australia.
price ($mm)
$1.24
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
0.9x
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4.4x
closed 12/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

TransPerfect Translations International, Inc., acquired AGM Factory

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, announced the acquisition of AGM Factory, a French provider of image, audio, and laboratory services for content distributors, broadcasters, and film studios.
buyer: TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.
TransPerfect is the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business. From offices in over 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. "
target: AGM Factory
AGM Factory is a French provider of image, audio, and laboratory services for content distributors, broadcasters, and film studios. Founded in 2004 and based in Rennes, AGM is the first French full-service media house to operate complete studio facilities outside of Paris.
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closed 10/18/2019 via BusinessWire

TransPerfect Translations International, Inc., acquired Lylo Media Group

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, announced the acquisition of Lylo Media Group, a multinational provider of dubbing, voiceover, subtitling, audio description, and hard-of-hearing services.
buyer: TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.
TransPerfect is the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business. From offices in over 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. "
target: Lylo Media Group
Lylo specializes in full localisation services including Dubbing, Subtitling and Audio Services for international Broadcast Television, Streaming OTT and Theatrical content. Clients include the major US studios, OTT providers and International broadcast content owners.
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closed 2/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

KeyHolder, Inc., acquired Foolenlarge

synopsis: KeyHolder, a Japanese company engaged in the amusement, real estate, and commercial facility construction businesses, has acquired Foolenlarge, a video production company in Japan. Foolenlarge is involved with the planning and production of TV shows, movies, dramas, commercials, and music videos.
buyer: KeyHolder, Inc. (JASDAQ:4712:$117.42)
KeyHolder is a Japanese company engaged in the amusement, real estate, and commercial facility construction businesses. Through its subsidiaries the company operates a real estate sales business, a live music club, produces TV programs, and produces live entertainment. "
target: Foolenlarge
Founded in 2008, Foolenlarge is a video production company in Japan. Foolenlarge is involved with the planning and production of TV shows, movies, dramas, commercials, and music videos.
price ($mm)
$9.00
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/16/2018 via Company Press Release

NEP Group, Inc., will acquire Telerecord

synopsis: NEP, a worldwide outsourced technical production partner supporting premier content producers of live sports, entertainment, music and corporate events, is to acquire Telerecord Srl, a company that provides filming and post television production services. Telerecord is based in Italy.
buyer parent: Crestview Partners
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: Telerecord
Telerecord Srl provides filming and post television production services. The company was founded in 1976 and is based in Italy.
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announced 12/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

TPT Global Tech Inc., will acquire Blue Collar Productions, Inc.

synopsis: TPT Global Tech has announced that its board of directors has approved the acquisition of all of the assets of Blue Collar Productions. Blue Collar Productions, Inc. is a creative content and video production company located on 'The Lot' studios in Los Angeles.
buyer: TPT Global Tech Inc. (OTCPK:TPTW:$2.40)
TPT Global Tech Inc. based in San Diego, California, is a Technology/Telecommunications Media Content Hub for domestic and International syndication and also provides Technology solutions to businesses domestically and worldwide. "
target: Blue Collar Productions, Inc.
Blue Collar Productions, Inc. is a creative content and video production company located on 'The Lot' studios in Los Angeles. In collaboration with leading agencies, brands, startups, non-profits and entertainment companies, we tell stories that inspire and engage.
price ($mm)
$2.48
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closed 7/5/2017 via gamesindustry.biz

Sumo Digital Ltd., acquired Atomhawk Design Ltd.

synopsis: Sumo Digital, an award winning independent game development studio, has acquired Atomhawk, a world leading art and design studio. Atomhawk creates concept art, UI/UX design, motion graphics and marketing art for games, film and digital media. Projects they have worked on include Mortal Kombat X, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Injustice 2, and more.
buyer parent: Perwyn
buyer: Sumo Digital Ltd. (AIM:SUMO:$50.73)
Sumo Digital is an award winning independent game development studio with 13 years experience developing quality games across all platforms. Sumo develops successful games across all platforms and genres, creating titles for major publishers including Microsoft, Sony, Sega and Disney Interactive. "
target: Atomhawk Design Ltd.
Atomhawk is a world leading art and design studio. They create concept art, UI/UX design, motion graphics and marketing art for games, film and digital media. They strive to help their clients develop and visualise ideas, and to present those ideas to the world with breathtaking style and quality.
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closed 5/18/2017 via PR Newswire

Euro Media Group, acquired EBD (European Broadcast Development Srl)

synopsis: Euro Media Group (EMG), the European leader in technical services and audiovisual services, announces the acquisition of EBD (Euro Broadcast Development) as a major player in the Italian graphic enrichment and statistics market in the sports world.
buyer parent: PAI Partners
buyer: Euro Media Group
Euro Media Group is one of the few independent providers in Europe known world-wide for its technical expertise. Focused on new media, Euro Media Group is recognized for its wealth of experience in international sports, live performances and entertainment production. "
target: EBD (European Broadcast Development Srl)
EBD (European Broadcast Development) is a holding company whose business was established in 1996 with a focus on sports graphics. Today, EBD focuses on content production, content management, content aggregation and content delivery.
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closed 12/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Redeeming Features Ltd., acquired Port Royal London Limited

synopsis: UK production company Redeeming Features has acquired a majority share in Port Royal, the production and consultancy venture set up by ex-Metrodome MD Jezz Vernon.
buyer: Redeeming Features Ltd.
Redeeming Features is an award-winning production company dedicated to telling original stories that engage audiences across television, film and video games. "
target: Port Royal London Limited
Port Royal is the film production and consultancy venture set up by ex-Metrodome Managing Director Jezz Vernon.
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closed 11/9/2016 via PR Newswire

Ride Television Network Inc., acquired F2 Media, LLC.

synopsis: After years of working together, Ride Television Network Inc., a Fort Worth based nationally distributed television network, acquires key production company, F2 Media, LLC. F2 Media LLC, is a film and video production company offering creative services and production services to clients and agencies alike.
buyer: Ride Television Network Inc.
Ride Television Network, Inc. is a privately held corporation based in Fort Worth, Texas USA. The company was formed in 2011 for the purpose of launching a 24-hour, high definition, television network that is focused on the equestrian lifestyle. "
target: F2 Media, LLC.
Founded in 2012, F2 Media LLC, is a film and video production company offering creative services and production services to clients and agencies alike.
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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 6/8/2016 via BNC Analysis

Karma Limited, acquired Coach House Digital Ltd.

synopsis: The Coach House Studios has been sold to the live streaming and video production company Karma. Coach House Digital is a Twickenham Studios-based TV drama post-production and Digital Imaging Technician (DIT) firm.
buyer: Karma Limited
Karma Limited is a creative London based multi platform video production company as well as a digital content provider. Agencies, brands, broadcasters and anyone going live always love working with Karma Limited. Karma Limited makes great films that keep their clients happy. "
target: Coach House Digital Ltd.
Coach House Digital is a Twickenham Studios-based TV drama post-production and Digital Imaging Technician (DIT) firm.
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closed 2/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

VIA Productions, acquired Beale Street Studios, Inc.

synopsis: Two video production companies are joining forces with VIA Productions' acquisition of Beale Street Studios. Beale Street Studio has made corporate and industrial films, commercials, political ads, music videos, sports spots, television specials and teasers for such events as the Masters and PGA golf tournaments.
buyer: VIA Productions
VIA Productions, LLC provides video production services. The company specializes in offering 2D and 3D motion graphics; and music, audio, concept development, timeline management, crew staffing, color grading, video, editing, graphic design, and more. "
target: Beale Street Studios, Inc.
Beale Street Studios is a full-service production studio specializing in corporate and industrial films and commercials. The company has also done work for PGA golf tournaments, including the Masters.
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closed 1/13/2016 via BNC Analysis

Top Banana Communication Ltd., acquired Emanation Creative Limited

synopsis: Events agency Top Banana has acquired film production company Emanation Creative, while taking on two new senior hires. The agency has acquired Emanation Creative and hired its MD, Simon Tate, in the newly created role of head of film, to help the company achieve its ambitious growth targets.
buyer: Top Banana Communication Ltd.
Top Banana delivers Leadership driven events, events and communications that originate from a strategic vision or plan. Top Banana works with leaders and their teams to bring strategy to life and deliver a measurable difference that helps drive their business forward. "
target: Emanation Creative Limited
Emanation Creative is a film production company based in the United Kingdom. Emanation Creative makes films, and all forms of moving image content, for agencies and their clients.
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announced 1/6/2016 via PR Newswire

Relativity Media, LLC, will acquire Trigger Street Productions

synopsis: Relativity Media LLC, a next-generation global media company engaged in multiple aspects of content production and distribution, announced that is has entered into an agreement to acquire Trigger Street Productions, the entertainment production company owned and operated by actor, director, producer Kevin Spacey and film producer, Dana Brunetti.
buyer: Relativity Media, LLC
Relativity Media, LLC is a next-generation global media company engaged in multiple aspects of content production and distribution, including movies, television, fashion, sports, digital and music. Relativity is a content engine with the ability to leverage business units to create content. "
target: Trigger Street Productions
Trigger Street Productions is an entertainment production company owned and operated by Kevin Spacey and his producing partner Dana Brunetti. Trigger Street's credits include Academy Award-nominated Captain Phillips, Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe-winning The Social Network.
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closed 8/31/2015 via BusinessWire

Vubiquity, Inc., acquired Juice Worldwide

synopsis: VUBIQUITY, the leading global provider of premium content services, announced the acquisition of Juice Worldwide, one of the world's top OTT certified and preferred encoding houses and digital delivery agents. The deal is a significant next step in VUBIQUITY’s mission to expand its premium content services and global distribution capabilities.
buyer: Vubiquity, Inc.
VUBIQUITY is the leading global provider of Premium Content Services. From licensing to delivery, VUBIQUITY offers a full scope of managed services including digital and OTT distribution to every major media provider. "
target: Juice Worldwide
Juice Worldwide offers digital supply chain solutions across all media. They are a one-stop-shop for film, television and music content owners requiring media management and multiplatform distribution. Service offerings also include: Post Production, Blu-ray and DVD Authoring and DCP file creation.
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announced 11/13/2014 via BNC Analysis

TVA Group Inc., will acquire Vision Globale

synopsis: Quebecor’s TVA Group has an agreement to buy the assets of Quebec-based sound-stage company Vision Globale. Vision Globale has done film and TV work at its facilities for local and foreign producers. They provide soundstage and equipment leasing as well as post-production services.
buyer parent: Quebecor Inc.
buyer: TVA Group Inc. (TSX:TVA.B:$422.19)
Groupe TVA Inc. is a communications company with operations in three areas: television, publishing and distribution. TVA Group Inc. is an integrated communications company that creates, produces, broadcasts and distributes audiovisual products, and also publishes several magazines. "
target: Vision Globale
Vision Globale is the most important Canadian-owned company offering services related to the film and television industries. The offer covers the full range of requirements: in studios, camera and lighting rental; post-production; visual effects and 3D animation; production and more.
price ($mm)
$104
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announced 7/30/2014 via BNC Analysis

Leone Film Group S.p.A., will acquire Lotus Production S.r.l

synopsis: Leone Film Group SpA, a company that produces, markets, and distributes films in Italy and internationally, announced that it has signed an agreement under which it will acquire 100% stake in Lotus Production Ltd. Lotus is one of the most dynamic in the field of independent film and television production in Italy.
buyer: Leone Film Group S.p.A.
Leone Film Group S.p.A. produces, markets, and distributes films in Italy and internationally. The company is involved in production and coproduction of films; and provision of marketing and communication services, as well as in film and television industry related activities. "
target: Lotus Production S.r.l
Lotus Production S.r.l operates as an avant-garde television and cinematic production company. It focuses on cinema, commercial, theater, and television productions. The company is based in Rome, Italy.
price ($mm)
$3.21
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closed 7/15/2014 via BusinessWire

Double Negative Ltd. merged with Prime Focus Ltd.,

synopsis: Global media and entertainment industry services leader Prime Focus Limited has announced the merger of its creative services subsidiary Prime Focus World (PFW) and Double Negative (DNeg), one of the largest visual effects services providers to the global film industry.
buyer: Prime Focus Ltd. (:$173.45)
Prime Focus Ltd. provides post production and visual effects services for films and television content primarily in India, North America, and the United Kingdom. "
target: Double Negative Ltd.
Double Negative is one of the industry's success stories and is now Europe's largest provider of visual effects for Film. They collaborate with film makers from the first stages of projects; producing ideas and concept imagery and developing previs and vfx production plans.
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closed 4/28/2014 via BNC Analysis

Communisis plc, acquired Jacaranda

synopsis: Communisis, the business of marketing services, has announced the acquisitions of Jacaranda Productions. Jacaranda produces, manages and measures creative video content for some of the world’s leading businesses.
buyer: Communisis plc (GB:CMS:$501.10)
Communisis is in the business of marketing services. They optimise marketing activities by adding value to customer and prospect communications, online and offline. They work with clients on the planning, creation and delivery of marketing communications. "
target: Jacaranda
Jacaranda Productions Limited offers video and film production services including creating, managing, and measuring the effectiveness of video content. The company was incorporated in 1995 and is based in London, United Kingdom.
price ($mm)
$2.50
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closed 12/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

Film Finances Inc., acquired Buff Dubs Pty. Ltd.

synopsis: Film Finances Inc. (FFI) has acquired Buff Dubs, one of Australia's most innovative post-production services companies with technology leadership in encoding, transcoding, media duplication and mastering. Buff Dubs can process media content of any description and transform, reproduce and aggregate it in the various formats demanded by clients.
buyer: Film Finances Inc. (AIM:FFI:$80.57)
Film Finances Inc. (FFI) is the world leader in completion contracts. They help movies get to the big screen. FFI provides financiers with a service that gives them an assurance that the film will be delivered on time and that the over-budget costs would not be the financier’s responsibility. "
target: Buff Dubs Pty. Ltd.
Founded in 2005, Buff Dubs Pty. Ltd. is a motion picture and video production company in Marrickville, NSW Australia. They are a market force in encoding, transcoding, media duplication and mastering services in Australia.
price ($mm)
$1.24
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
4.4x
closed 4/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Film Finances Inc., acquired Signature Entertainment Limited

synopsis: Signature Entertainment, one of the U.K.'s largest independent distributors, has been bought by FFI Holdings, the parent company of Hollywood completion guarantees specialist Film Finances. Signature has released more than 600 titles across the fiction and non-fiction spaces into the British market.
buyer: Film Finances Inc. (AIM:FFI:$80.57)
Film Finances Inc. (FFI) is the world leader in completion contracts. They help movies get to the big screen. FFI provides financiers with a service that gives them an assurance that the film will be delivered on time and that the over-budget costs would not be the financier’s responsibility. "
target: Signature Entertainment Limited
UK film distributor Signature Entertainment was founded in 2011, and has released more than 600 titles across the fiction and non-fiction spaces into the British market, including documentaries Spinning Plates and Last Call at the Oasis,
price ($mm)
$5.00
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closed 12/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

Film Finances Inc., acquired Buff Dubs Pty. Ltd.

synopsis: Film Finances Inc. (FFI) has acquired Buff Dubs, one of Australia's most innovative post-production services companies with technology leadership in encoding, transcoding, media duplication and mastering. Buff Dubs can process media content of any description and transform, reproduce and aggregate it in the various formats demanded by clients.
buyer: Film Finances Inc. (AIM:FFI:$80.57)
Film Finances Inc. (FFI) is the world leader in completion contracts. They help movies get to the big screen. FFI provides financiers with a service that gives them an assurance that the film will be delivered on time and that the over-budget costs would not be the financier’s responsibility. "
target: Buff Dubs Pty. Ltd.
Founded in 2005, Buff Dubs Pty. Ltd. is a motion picture and video production company in Marrickville, NSW Australia. They are a market force in encoding, transcoding, media duplication and mastering services in Australia.
price ($mm)
$1.24
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
0.9x
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4.4x
closed 11/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

Film Finances Inc., acquired EPS-Cineworks Digital Studios

synopsis: Film Finances Inc. has completed the acquisition of EPS-Cineworks Digital Studios, a full service, digital, post-editing machine rental business, servicing numerous theatrical and television productions. EPS-Cineworks helps their clients plan standard and high-definition work flows and serves as a resource for tapeless and DI work flows.
buyer: Film Finances Inc. (AIM:FFI:$80.57)
Film Finances Inc. (FFI) is the world leader in completion contracts. FFI offers completion contracts to financial lenders and distributors in connection with the production of a motion picture, films television, mini-series, and streaming content. "
target: EPS-Cineworks Digital Studios
EPS-Cineworks Digital Studios is a full service, digital, post-editing machine rental business, servicing numerous theatrical and television productions. EPS-Cineworks helps their clients plan standard and high-definition work flows and serves as a resource for tapeless and DI work flows.
price ($mm)
$9.54
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
3.5x
closed 10/29/2014 via BNC Analysis

Seedrs, acquired Junction Investments, Inc.

synopsis: London, UK-based equity crowdfunding startup Seedrs has acquired Junction Investments, a California-based online investment platform that allows members to invest in major motion pictures alongside professional financiers.
buyer: Seedrs
Seedrs is an online platform for discovering and investing in great startups. They make it possible for people to invest as much or as little as they like in the startups they choose through a simple, online process, and they let startup businesses raise seed capital seamlessly. "
target: Junction Investments, Inc.
Junction is an investment platform where members can invest in major motion pictures alongside professional financiers.
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announced 3/28/2019 via Company Press Release

TPG Capital, will acquire Entertainment Partners

synopsis: Entertainment Partners (“EP”) the leading global end-to-end provider of production workforce management and automated production software and services to the entertainment industry, announced that it has reached an agreement to be acquired by TPG Capital, the private equity platform of global alternative asset firm TPG.
buyer: TPG Capital
TPG is a leading global alternative asset firm with more than $103 billion of assets under management. TPG’s investment platforms are across a wide range of asset classes, including private equity, growth venture, real estate, credit, and public equity. "
target: Entertainment Partners
Entertainment Partners is the global leader in entertainment integrated production management solutions. EP combines unparalleled expertise and innovative technology to enable its clients to produce the most cost-effective and efficient film, television, digital, and commercial projects.
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announced 6/16/2016 via PR Newswire

Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, will acquire CAPS Payroll

synopsis: Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, the premier provider of technology-enabled payroll and production management services to the entertainment industry, announced it has signed an agreement to acquire CAPS Payroll, a leading payroll provider spanning multiple important entertainment end markets.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: Cast & Crew Entertainment Services
Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, LLC is the premier provider of technology-enabled payroll and production-management services to the entertainment industry. Cast & Crew’s services include payroll processing, residuals processing, production incentives and production tax credit financing. "
target: CAPS Payroll
CAPS Payroll is a technology-driven payroll services company serving film and TV studios, commercial production companies, as well as venues, music tours, and live events.
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announced 5/3/2018 via PR Newswire

RMRM Holdings, Sound Point Capital Management, will acquire Relativity Media, LLC

synopsis: Relativity Media has agreed to sell all of its assets to UltraV Holdings LLC, a joint venture among funds managed by Sound Point Capital Management and RMRM Holdings. Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content.
buyer: RMRM Holdings
buyer: Sound Point Capital Management
UltraV Holdings LLC is a joint venture among funds managed by Sound Point Capital Management, a New York-based asset management firm with approximately $17 billion of assets under management, and RMRM Holdings, which is led by David Robbins, Lex Miron and Larry Robbins. "
target: Relativity Media, LLC
Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content. They are engaged in the production and distribution of movies, television, fashion, sports, digital and music.
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closed 1/23/2019 via Company Press Release

Ulule, acquired Sponsorise.me

synopsis: Ulule, a leading European crowdfunding platform, has acquired Sponsorise.me, a European crowdfunding platform dedicated to sports projects. Sponsorise.me's social sponsoring platform allows sports project owners to finance their dreams with support from their communities and leading brands.
buyer: Ulule
Ulule is a leading European crowdfunding platform that empowers thousands of creators, entrepreneurs and makers all over the world. Their project categories include art & photo, comics, crafts & food, music, stage, publishing & journal, fashion & design, charities, film & video, technology and more."
target: Sponsorise.me
Sponsorise.me is a European crowdfunding platform dedicated to sports projects. Sponsorise.me's social sponsoring platform allows sports project owners to finance their dreams with support from their communities and leading brands. Sponsorise.me has helped finance over 3,000 sports projects.
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closed 9/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

SportsEngine, acquired RallyMe, Inc.

synopsis: SportsEngine announced that it has acquired RallyMe, the No. 1 platform for online sports fundraising. SportsEngine, an NBC Sports Group company, is the leading provider of Sport Life Management web software and mobile applications for youth, amateur, and professional sports.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: SportsEngine
SportsEngine is the leading provider of Sport Life Management web software and mobile applications for youth, amateur, and professional sports. SportsEngine features a complete suite of tools that help sports organizations manage, connect, and communicate with a diverse range of stakeholders. "
target: RallyMe, Inc.
RallyMe is a crowdfunding application and online fundraising tool that empowers athletes, teams, and sports organizations to harness the power of their internet, along with their own personal and professional networks, in order to help fund their goals.
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closed 3/18/2015 via BNC Analysis

Patreon, acquired Subbable

synopsis: Patreon, a company that was created to enable fans to support and engage with the artists and creators they love, has acquired Subbable, a subscription service that allows audiences to connect with and fund the creators they love in a sustained, ongoing way.
buyer: Patreon
Founded in May 2013 and based in San Francisco, California, Patreon was created to enable fans to support and engage with the artists and creators they love. Patreon makes it possible for creators and artists to get paid for their creations by empowering them to do what they love. "
target: Subbable
Subbable.com is a subscription service that allows audiences to connect with and fund the creators they love in a sustained, ongoing way.
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closed 3/1/2011 via PR Newswire

Visa, Inc., acquired PlaySpan Inc.

synopsis: Visa Inc. has announced that it has completed its acquisition of PlaySpan Inc., a privately held company whose payments platform handles transactions for digital goods in online games, digital media and social networks around the world.
buyer: Visa, Inc. (V:$22,977.00)
Visa, Inc. is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments in more than 200 countries and territories to fast, secure and reliable digital currency. "
target: PlaySpan Inc.
PlaySpan is the trusted partner in global monetization solutions for leading publishers and developers of digital media, online games, mobile apps and social networks. The company provides a global payments solution through its UltimatePay product.
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announced 8/8/2008 via BusinessWire

Global Cash Access, will acquire Cash Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Global Cash Access, Inc. announced that it has closed the acquisition of Cash Systems, Inc. The aggregate amount paid to Cash Systems’ stockholders, note holders and warrant holders, together with Cash Systems’ transaction expenses, is approximately $33 million. Cash Systems is now a wholly owned subsidiary of GCA.
buyer parent: GCA Holdings LLC
buyer: Global Cash Access
Global Cash Access is the world's leading supplier of cash access and customer relationship marketing technologies to the gaming industry. GCA dominates its market, with approximately 70 percent market share if gaming establishments in the US, Canada, Caribbean, and United Kingdom. "
target: Cash Systems, Inc.
Cash Systems, Inc. is a provider of cash-access and related services to the retail and gaming industries. Cash Systems' products include its proprietary cash advance systems, ATMs and check cashing solutions. Please visit www.cashsystemsinc.com for more information.
price ($mm)[EV]
$30 [$49]
rev ($mm)
$107
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/1/2008 via

Global Cash Access, purchased Certegy Gaming Services, Inc. from Certegy, Inc.

synopsis: Global Cash Access, Inc. has executed an agreement to acquire Certegy Gaming Services, Inc., formerly known as Game Financial from Fidelity National Transaction Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Fidelity National Information Services, Inc.
buyer parent: GCA Holdings LLC
buyer: Global Cash Access
Global Cash Access is the world's leading supplier of cash access and customer relationship marketing technologies to the gaming industry. GCA dominates its market, with approximately 70 percent market share if gaming establishments in the US, Canada, Caribbean, and United Kingdom. "
seller parent: Fidelity National Financial, Inc.
seller: Certegy, Inc.
Certegy provides credit and debit processing, check risk management and check cashing services, and merchant processing to over 6,000 financial institutions, 117,000 retailers and 100 million consumers worldwide.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

NRT Technology Corp., will acquire eMarker, LLC

synopsis: NRT Technologies, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of NRT Technology Corp., announced the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire privately held eMarker, LLC, the only provider of end-to-end electronic solutions for the issuance, processing, storage, redemption and repayment of casino markers.
buyer: NRT Technology Corp.
NRT has leveraged innovative technologies that improve the casino experience. Utilizing NRT’s innovative cash handling system and executing the first automated jackpot payout, their comprehensive ticket redemption solution has changed the casino guest experience and streamlined casino operations. "
target: eMarker, LLC
eMarker LLC is the complete electronic solution for the issuance, processing, storage, redemption and repayment of casino markers, including all associated cage operations and reporting.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 4/6/2017 via BNC Analysis

DesiredWings, acquired Catapooolt

synopsis: Promoters of crowdfunding platform Desiredwings.com have acquired Catapooolt.com, India's first industry-backed crowd-engagement platform for movies, music, performing arts and technology-based projects.
buyer: DesiredWings
DesiredWings facilitates business idea validation and development, helps start-ups prefund their future products and services, enabling them to start and grow without capital investment or fund-raising against equity. "
target: Catapooolt
Catapooolt is India's first industry-backed crowd-engagement platform for movies, music, performing arts and technology-based projects. Founded by the team who first launched crowd-funding in India, the platform will seek partnerships to unleash a new creative and startup revolution.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/17/2015 via BNC Analysis

Big Deal Music, LLC, acquired Words and Music

synopsis: Big Deal Music has acquired the Nashville-based administration company Words & Music. Words & Music was founded by Kim McCollum-Mele in March 2002 as a collection agency for unpaid karaoke royalties. Now, it is an admin partner for hundreds of music publishers, songwriters and copyright holders, providing royalty collection and creative services.
buyer: Big Deal Music, LLC
Big Deal is a truly independent publishing company whose staff is dedicated to maximizing opportunities for the artists and writers on its roster. Big Deal Music’s roster includes My Morning Jacket, Ray LaMontagne, St. Vincent, The Afghan Whigs, Dan Wilson, Jim James, Sharon Van Etten, and more. "
target: Words and Music
Words & Music is a trusted, world-wide administration partner for hundreds of music publishers, songwriters and copyright holders. Words and Music provides superior royalty collection, unique creative services and most importantly—peace of mind (the absence of mental stress or anxiety).
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 6/2/2015 via BusinessWire

Global Payments, Inc., purchased Gaming Assets from Certegy, Inc.

synopsis: Global Payments Inc., one of the largest worldwide providers of payment solutions, announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of gaming assets from Certegy Check Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Fidelity National Information Services FIS, related to its business for licensed gaming operators.
buyer: Global Payments, Inc. (GPN:$3,454.43)
Global Payments Inc. is a leading provider of electronic transaction processing services for merchants, Independent Sales Organizations, financial institutions, government agencies and multi-national corporations located throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. "
seller parent: Fidelity National Financial
seller: Certegy, Inc.
Gaming Assets of Certegy Check Services, Inc. includes 260 marquee gaming client locations and provides a comprehensive suite of services that are designed for the gaming industry.
price ($mm)
$237
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/21/2016 via PR Newswire

SOCAN, acquired Audiam Inc.

synopsis: SOCAN, the member-based organization representing the Canadian performing rights of more than four-million Canadian and international music creators, has confirmed that it has purchased 100% of Audiam. Audiam is an interactive streaming mechanical royalty collection agency.
buyer: SOCAN
SOCAN is a member-based organization that represents the Canadian performing rights of more than four-million Canadian and international music creators and publishers. SOCAN licenses more than 130,000 businesses in Canada, and distributes royalties to its members. "
target: Audiam Inc.
Audiam is an interactive streaming mechanical royalty collection agency. It gets its music publishing members accurately paid from YouTube, Spotify, Apple Music, Google Play, Rhapsody, Beats, Amazon Prime, Mood Music, TouchTunes and other interactive streaming services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 2/10/2015 via PR Newswire

ArbiterSports, will acquire Pay OGFE Inc.

synopsis: ArbiterSports will acquire PayOGFE, a privately held company that handles payments for game officials and other staff workers within a number of collegiate conferences. As a result of the acquisition, collegiate administrators will be able to pay all independent contractors working at sporting events electronically within one unified system.
buyer: ArbiterSports
ArbiterSports, the leading provider of game management solutions, helps athletic departments and sports leagues simplify the process of scheduling games, assigning officials and paying all participants. "
target: Pay OGFE Inc.
Founded in 2003, PayOGFE℠ is a premier payment provider for Collegiate Division I sports organizations that compensate game officials and other independent contractors who work sporting events.
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Pegasus Entertainment Holdings Limited
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EBITDA ($mm)
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$3,807.20
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$464.80
EBIT ($mm)
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China Film Co., Ltd.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Atresmedia Corporación de Medios de Comunicación, S.A.
Atresmedia Corporación de Medios de Comunicación, S.A.
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Huayi Brothers Media Corporation
Huayi Brothers Media Corporation
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$607.20
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Eros International Plc
Eros International Plc
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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EuropaCorp
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$169.26
EBITDA ($mm)
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Universe International Holdings Ltd.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Zinc Media
Zinc Media
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EBITDA ($mm)
$0.59
EBIT ($mm)
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Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment
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EBITDA ($mm)
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$21.63
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Medient Studios
Medient Studios
Medient Studios, Inc. is an entertainment content creation company with a strong presence in North America, Europe and India. Medient's management team has approximately 150 years of experience in the motion picture industry and is responsible for producing and/or financing over 250 movies.
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$2.18
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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Liquid Media Group Ltd.
Liquid Media Group Ltd.
Liquid Media Group is a vertically integrated global studio that produces content for all platforms. The group creates and delivers creative content for film, television, gaming and AR/VR through its network of shared services.
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2018
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
($0.89)
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Empire Film Group, Inc.
Empire Film Group, Inc. is a fully-integrated digital media, film and television production and distribution company with capabilities to reach theatrical, video, television, video-on-demand for the worldwide markets.
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$0.33
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$0.10
Net Income ($mm)
$0.08
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7
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Film Finances Inc.
Film Finances Inc.
Film Finances Inc. (FFI) is the world leader in completion contracts. FFI offers completion contracts to financial lenders and distributors in connection with the production of a motion picture, films television, mini-series, and streaming content.
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2018
rev ($mm)
$80.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.37
EBIT ($mm)
$14.81
Net Income ($mm)
$8.61
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127
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Everlert, Inc.
Everlert, Inc.
Everlert, Inc. is a provider of strategic management and structured financing services headquartered in Downtown Los Angeles and focused on the two most prominent business sectors in Southern California: Entertainment and Real Estate.
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$0.04
EBITDA ($mm)
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Saban Capital Group, Inc. (“SCG”), a leading private investment firm specializing in the media, entertainment, and communication industries. SCG was established by Haim Saban, founder of Saban Entertainment, a global television broadcasting, production, distribution, merchandising and music company.
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2018
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EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.30)
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Cash Systems, Inc.
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rev ($mm)
$104.86
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.95)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.84)
Net Income ($mm)
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Angler Gaming plc
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2016
rev ($mm)
$5.97
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.35
EBIT ($mm)
$0.35
Net Income ($mm)
$0.24
Employees
6
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Ticker: SEHK:959
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Amax International Holdings Limited
Amax International Holdings Limited
Amax International Holdings Limited, based in Hong Kong, is principally engaged in investments in gaming and entertainment related business and is positioned for high-end leisure & entertainment consumption.
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2017
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$1.46
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.03)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.48)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
13
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Ticker: AMEX:MGT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MGT Capital Investments
MGT Capital Investments
MGT and its subsidiaries are principally engaged in the business of acquiring, developing and monetizing intellectual property assets. MGT's portfolio currently includes social casino and gaming platforms, and ownership stakes in DraftDay.com and DraftDay Fantasy Sports, Inc.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.07)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.31)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2
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Ticker: CNSX:NWES
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Wave Esports
New Wave Esports
New Wave Esports are an investment company with the goal of elevating the entire industry of esports and competitive gaming. They provide capital and advisory services to esports organizations, teams, leagues, events, platforms, tools, and technology innovators.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: GLPI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc.
Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. is engaged in the business of acquiring, financing, and owning real estate property to be leased to gaming operators in "triple net" lease arrangements.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$357.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$177.04
EBIT ($mm)
$125.18
Net Income ($mm)
$60.93
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