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RCN Television Group, acquired MundoFox

synopsis: RCN Television Group announced that it has purchased the entire interest of its joint-venture partner, FOX International Channels, in the U.S. Spanish language broadcast network, MundoFox. MundoFox is a national broadcast television network catering to the U.S. Hispanic market.
buyer parent: Organización Ardila Lülle
buyer: RCN Television Group
RCN is a leading television network and production company with a long track record of highly acclaimed series and telenovelas. The company belongs to the Organizacion Ardila Lulle, one of the most prominent industrial conglomerates in Latin America. "
target: MundoFox
MundoFox was launched in the Fall of 2012 as the third national broadcast television network catering to the U.S. Hispanic market from one of the major broadcasting companies in the country.
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announced 8/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Liberman Media Group LLC, will purchase WLII-TV and all repeater stations from Univision Communications Inc.

synopsis: Liberman Media Group LLC will acquire WLII-TV, the Univision owned-and-operated station in Puerto Rico, and all of its repeater stations on the island, including WSUR-DT and WOLE-DT. Following the closing of the agreement, Liberman plans to continue programming the station with content from the Univision and UniMás broadcast networks.
buyer: Liberman Media Group LLC
Liberman Media Group LLC is a media company founded by Lenard Liberman. "
seller: Univision Communications Inc.
WLII-DT is a Univision owned-and-operated television station that is licensed to Caguas, Puerto Rico. WLII-TV's repeater stations include WSUR-DT and WOLE-DT.
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closed 3/5/2013 via PR Newswire

Media Vista Group, LLC, purchased 4 TV Stations in 3 Markets from SP Television, LLC

synopsis: Media Vista Group, LLC announced that it has completed the acquisition transaction for 4 television stations in 3 markets: KUKC 48 in Kansas City; WUMN 13 in Minneapolis; and, WLZE 51 and WUVF 2 in Ft Myers/Naples, FL, all Univision Station affiliates from SP Television, LLC.
buyer: Media Vista Group, LLC
Media Vista Group is the premier Hispanic media-company in Southwest Florida. "
seller: SP Television, LLC
The SP Television, LLC stations are WUVF-LP, Naples, Florida, WLZE-LD, Fort Myers, Florida, KUKC-LP, Kansas City, Missouri, and WUMN-LP, Minneapolis, Minnesota, each affiliated with Univision television network.
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announced 9/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

Weigel Broadcasting Co., will purchase KAZA-TV from Southern California License LLC

synopsis: TV-49, Inc., an owner of TV stations and part of the family-owned media company Weigel Broadcasting Co., will acquire KAZA-TV from Southern California License LLC, an owner and operator of TV stations. KAZA-TV is a TV station licensed to the Avalon, CA area. KAZA-TV broadcasts a variety of spanish programs, including sports, music, and more.
buyer: Weigel Broadcasting Co.
Weigel Broadcasting Co. is a family-owned media company based in Chicago, Illinois. The company operates local broadcast television stations in three Midwest markets, as well as national networks that are distributed across 375+ affiliates throughout the country. "
seller: Southern California License LLC
KAZA-TV is a TV station licensed to the Avalon, CA area. KAZA-TV broadcasts a variety of spanish programs, including sports, music, cooking, and more. KAZA-TV belongs to Southern California License LLC, an owner and operator of TV stations. The company is located in Malibu, California.
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announced 7/14/2015 via BusinessWire

Maxair Media, will acquire KNVN

synopsis: Maxair will acquire KNVN from K4 Media Holdings, LLC. KNVN serves as the NBC and Telemundo affiliate for the Chico market.
buyer: Maxair Media
Maxair Media is a media company providing quality news, entertainment and community service. "
target: KNVN
KNVN serves as the NBC and Telemundo affiliate for the Chico market.
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closed 8/3/2011 via PR Newswire

Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc., acquired Houston's 55

synopsis: Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire KTBU-TV, also known as Houston's 55, and other television assets serving the Houston market from U.S. Farm & Ranch Supply Company, Inc. KTBU-TV is a full-power television facility reaching approximately 1.8 million households in Houston.
buyer: Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBSA:$142.96)
Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. is the largest Hispanic-controlled media and entertainment company in the U.S. Spanish Broadcasting currently owns and operates 20 radio stations located in the Hispanic markets of Los Angeles, New York, Puerto Rico, Miami, Chicago, and San Francisco. "
target parent: USFR Media Group
target: Houston's 55
KTBU-TV, known on-air as Houston's 55, is a full-power television facility reaching approximately 1.8 million households in Houston, the nation's fourth-largest Hispanic television market, through its over-the-air, cable and satellite distribution platforms.
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closed 1/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

Lazer Broadcasting Corporation, purchased 9 Radio Properties from Casa Media Partners, LLC

synopsis: Lazer Broadcasting Corp. acquired seven full-power radio stations, an FM translator and an FM booster from Casa Media Partners. The radio properties included KIQQ 1310-AM, KIQQ 103.7-FM, KAEH 103.1-FM, LMQA 100.5-FM, KMEN 100.5-FM, KTNS 1060-AM, KAAT 103.1-FM, FM Booster KAAT-FM1, and K282AE 104.3-FM, which broadcast in a Hispanic music format.
buyer: Lazer Broadcasting Corporation
Lazer Broadcasting Corporation programs the Top-Rated Regional Mexican Format “Radio Lazer”, the Spanish Oldies “La Mejor” and the Traditional Mexican Ranchero “La Mexicana”. Lazer owns and operates 20 Spanish-Language Radio Stations in more than 10 California Markets and in Reno, Nevada. "
seller: Casa Media Partners, LLC
The radio properties included KIQQ 1310-AM, KIQQ 103.7-FM, KAEH 103.1-FM, LMQA 100.5-FM, KMEN 100.5-FM, KTNS 1060-AM, KAAT 103.1-FM, FM Booster KAAT-FM1, and K282AE 104.3-FM. Casa Media Partners is a Spanish radio and television broadcaster.
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announced 8/24/2017 via BNC Analysis

Latino Public Radio, will acquire WRNI (1290)

synopsis: Rhode Island Public Radio spins-off its sole AM in the Providence market. Latino Public Radio files a deal to buy WRNI (1290). WRNI (1290 AM) is a radio frequency in Providence, Rhode Island broadcasting Spanish-language public radio programming. It is owned by Rhode Island Public Radio, but has brokered air time to Latino Public Radio since 2011.
buyer: Latino Public Radio
Latino Public Radio (LPR) believes that radio is the best way to effectively reach the Latino community. LPR's commitment to educate the community about their health has always been an important part of their mission. LPR also covers breaking news and historical events in Rhode Island. "
target parent: Rhode Island Public Radio
target: WRNI (1290)
WRNI (1290 AM) is a radio frequency in Providence, Rhode Island broadcasting Spanish-language public radio programming. It is owned by Rhode Island Public Radio, but brokers its airtime to Latino Public Radio. Latino Public Radio programs WRNI with a Spanish-language news-talk format.
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announced 7/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

Northwood Hispanic Communications Center, will purchase KNLY-FM from Centro Cristiano De Vida Eterna

synopsis: North of Houston, Juan Vargas’ Northwood Hispanic Communications Center filed a deal to buy Spanish-language religious “Radio Vida Vision” KNLY, New Waverly, TX (91.1) from Hector Guevara’s Centro Cristiano de Vida Eterna.
buyer: Northwood Hispanic Communications Center
Northwood Hispanic Communications Center, owned by Juan Vargas, operates radio stations and is based in the United States. "
seller: Centro Cristiano De Vida Eterna
KNLY-FM operates the Spanish-language religious radio station “Radio Vida Vision”, New Waverly, TX (91.1).
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closed 7/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

La Network Campesina, purchased FM translator K244EX from Windy City Broadcasting, LLC

synopsis: John Bridge’s Windy City Broadcasting has sold FM translator K244EX at 96.7 MHz in Las Vegas, Nev., to the Farmworker Radio Educational Network, owner of La Campesina Network. The translator will be used to bring “La Campesina,” the operator’s regional Mexican format, to a greater portion of the Las Vegas market.
buyer parent: Cesar Chavez Foundation
buyer: La Network Campesina
Farmworker Educational Radio Network is the legal name for nonprofit organization Cesar Chavez Foundation’s broadcast properties. They operate the Regional Mexican radio station “La Campesina” in multiple west coast markets including Phoenix, Bakersfield, and Kennewick-Richland-Pasco WA. "
seller: Windy City Broadcasting, LLC
K244EX is an FM translator at 96.7 MHz in Las Vegas, Nev. The translator will be used to bring “La Campesina,” the operator’s regional Mexican format, to a greater portion of the Las Vegas market.
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announced 6/21/2017 via BNC Analysis

Bustos Media Holdings, LLC, will purchase 3 radio stations from Casa Media Partners, LLC

synopsis: Casa Media Partners, LLC, debtor-in-possession, has filed the application to sell Regional Mexican KLES (LA VAQUERA 101.7) and Regional Mexican KZXR-A (ENVISORA 1310)/PROSSER, WA and Regional Mexican KMNA (LA MAQUINA 98.7)/MABTON-YAKIMA, WA to Bustos Media Holdings, LLC.
buyer: Bustos Media Holdings, LLC
Bustos Media Holdings, LLC owns and operates Spanish-language and other ethnic radio stations in the United States. It operates FM and AM radio stations. Its radio stations range from regional Mexican, Latin contemporary, and sports, to Russian and Vietnamese. "
seller: Casa Media Partners, LLC
Casa Media Partners's assets include Regional Mexican KLES (LA VAQUERA 101.7) and Regional Mexican KZXR-A (ENVISORA 1310)/PROSSER, WA and Regional Mexican KMNA (LA MAQUINA 98.7)/MABTON-YAKIMA, WA. All three broadcast in Spanish in the Washington state area.
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closed 7/16/2015 via PR Newswire

RCN Television Group, acquired MundoFox

synopsis: RCN Television Group announced that it has purchased the entire interest of its joint-venture partner, FOX International Channels, in the U.S. Spanish language broadcast network, MundoFox. MundoFox is a national broadcast television network catering to the U.S. Hispanic market.
buyer parent: Organización Ardila Lülle
buyer: RCN Television Group
RCN is a leading television network and production company with a long track record of highly acclaimed series and telenovelas. The company belongs to the Organizacion Ardila Lulle, one of the most prominent industrial conglomerates in Latin America. "
target: MundoFox
MundoFox was launched in the Fall of 2012 as the third national broadcast television network catering to the U.S. Hispanic market from one of the major broadcasting companies in the country.
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closed 7/16/2015 via PR Newswire

RCN Television Group, acquired MundoFox

synopsis: RCN Television Group announced that it has purchased the entire interest of its joint-venture partner, FOX International Channels, in the U.S. Spanish language broadcast network, MundoFox. MundoFox is a national broadcast television network catering to the U.S. Hispanic market.
buyer parent: Organización Ardila Lülle
buyer: RCN Television Group
RCN is a leading television network and production company with a long track record of highly acclaimed series and telenovelas. The company belongs to the Organizacion Ardila Lulle, one of the most prominent industrial conglomerates in Latin America. "
target: MundoFox
MundoFox was launched in the Fall of 2012 as the third national broadcast television network catering to the U.S. Hispanic market from one of the major broadcasting companies in the country.
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closed 12/29/2020 via BusinessWire

ForgeLight, LLC, Searchlight Capital Partners, acquired Univision Communications Inc.

synopsis: Searchlight and ForgeLight have acquired majority ownership interest in Univision, a leading media company in the United States. As the leading Hispanic media company in the U.S., Univision entertains, informs and empowers U.S. Hispanics with news, sports and entertainment content across broadcast and cable television, audio and digital platforms.
buyer: Searchlight Capital Partners
buyer: ForgeLight, LLC
Searchlight Capital Partners is a global private investment firm with offices in New York, London and Toronto. ForgeLight was founded in 2019 by Wade Davis and is an operating and investment company focused on the media and consumer technology sectors. "
target: Univision Communications Inc.
As the leading Hispanic media company in the U.S., Univision Communications, Inc. entertains, informs and empowers U.S. Hispanics with news, sports and entertainment content across broadcast and cable television, audio and digital platforms.
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closed 11/29/2017 via GlobeNewswire

HC2 Holdings, Inc., acquired Azteca America

synopsis: HC2 Holdings, Inc., a diversified holding company, announced that its subsidiary, HC2 Network Inc., has acquired Azteca America from TV Azteca, a producer of Spanish-language television programming. Azteca America is a Spanish-language broadcast television network that provides original content to the Hispanic audience in the United States.
buyer: HC2 Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCHC:$1,629.63)
HC2 Holdings, Inc. is a publicly traded diversified holding company, which seeks opportunities to acquire and grow businesses that can generate long-term sustainable free cash flow and attractive returns in order to maximize value for all stakeholders. "
target parent: TV Azteca, S.A. de C.V.
target: Azteca America
Azteca America is a Spanish-language broadcast television network that provides original content to the Hispanic audience in the United States. Their content includes top entertainment shows, talk shows, reality programs, network and local news, as well as telenovelas and other scripted series.
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closed 4/1/2014 via BusinessWire

Hemisphere Media Group, Inc., purchased 3 Cable TV Networks from Media World, LLC

synopsis: Hemisphere Media Group, Inc., the only publicly traded pure-play U.S. media company targeting the high growth Hispanic TV/cable networks business, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire three Spanish-language cable television networks from Media World, LLC, a company fully owned by Imagina US.
buyer parent: InterMedia Partners
buyer: Hemisphere Media Group, Inc. (HMTV:$151.18)
Hemisphere Media Group, Inc. is the merged company of Cine Latino, Inc. with InterMedia Español Holdings, LLC -- which includes WAPA America and WAPA TV. Cine Latino owns and operates a Spanish-language television channel. WAPA Television is Puerto Rico’s leading broadcast station. "
seller parent: Imagina International Sales
seller: Media World, LLC
Mediaworld's Pasiones is dedicated to showcasing the most-popular telenovelas and series. Centroamerica TV is featuring the most popular news, entertainment and soccer programming. TV Dominicana is featuring the most popular news, entertainment and baseball programming from the Dominican Republic.
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announced 1/23/2013 via BusinessWire

Azteca Acquisition Corporation, will be merged with Hemisphere Media Group, Inc.

synopsis: Azteca Acquisition Corporation will acquire Hemisphere Media Group, Inc. Hemisphere includes Cinelatino, the #1 U.S. Spanish-language cable movie network, WAPA America, the leading U.S. Spanish-language cable network, and WAPA TV, the #1 broadcast television network and content producer in Puerto Rico.
buyer: Azteca Acquisition Corporation
Azteca Acquisition Corporation is a special purpose acquisition company. Azteca Acquisition Corporation was formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses. "
target parent: InterMedia Partners
target: Hemisphere Media Group, Inc. (HMTV:$151.18)
Hemisphere Media Group, Inc. is the merged company of Cine Latino, Inc. with InterMedia Español Holdings, LLC -- which includes WAPA America and WAPA TV. Cine Latino owns and operates a Spanish-language television channel. WAPA Television is Puerto Rico’s leading broadcast station.
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closed 11/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

Fuse Media Inc., acquired Fuse Media Inc.

synopsis: Fuse Media, an English-language media company that serves mostly Latino and multicultural audiences, has sold a majority stake to a Latino-led management group, led by Fuse Media CEO Miguel “Mike” Roggero, alongside several other Fuse executives.
buyer: Fuse Media Inc.
The management buyout team was by Fuse Media CEO Miguel “Mike” Roggero, alongside several other Fuse executives. "
target: Fuse Media Inc.
Fuse is an American pay television channel that first launched in 1994 and was originally dedicated to music. After merging with the Latino-oriented NuvoTV in 2015, Fuse shifted its focus to general entertainment and lifestyle programming targeting a multicultural millennial and GenZ audience.
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Hemisphere Media Group, Inc. (HMTV) is the only publicly traded pure-play U.S. media company targeting the high-growth U.S. Hispanic and Latin American markets with leading television and digital content platforms. Hemisphere owns and operates five leading U.S. Hispanic cable networks.
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