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closed 3/15/2017 via GlobeNewswire

WhereverTV, acquired Digital RodeoTV

synopsis: WhereverTV Broadcasting Corp., which delivers Over the Top subscription television services to a variety of devices including smartphones, TabletPCs, and computers, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Digital RodeoTV. Digital RodeoTV delivers a content rich mixture of music and videos from independent country artists.
buyer: WhereverTV (OTCPK:TVTV:$0.00)
Founded in 2006, WhereverTV is the next generation subscription television service providing consumers with live-streaming, genre-specific, and in-language viewing choices from around the world, delivered to anywhere in the world, and through any internet enabled device. "
target: Digital RodeoTV
Digital RodeoTV delivers a content rich mixture of music and videos from independent country artists, current artists and legacy artists. Digital RodeoTV broadcasts interviews, videos and live streaming and recorded concert events.
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announced 2/6/2014 via Market Wire

Ubiquity Broadcasting Corporation, will acquire ZUUS Media

synopsis: Irvine-based Ubiquity Broadcasting Corp., announced that it has entered into a non-binding term sheet to acquire ZUUS Media. ZUUS offers four genre-specific music television channels (ZUUS Country, ZUUS Latino, ZUUS Hip Hop + R&B and ZUUS Hits), currently available in over 60 million US households and growing.
buyer: Ubiquity Broadcasting Corporation (OTCBB:UBIQ:$0.45)
Ubiquity Broadcasting Corporation is an emerging broadcasting & media technologies company, that owns a portfolio of intellectual property relating to Internet, Social Media and Cloud-Based applications, where it also owns and operates an in-house, state-of-the-art production facility. "
target: ZUUS Media
ZUUS Media is a next-generation media company that operates ZUUS. ZUUS offers four genre-specific music television channels (ZUUS Country, ZUUS Latino, ZUUS Hip Hop + R&B and ZUUS Hits), currently available in over 60 million US households and growing.
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closed 2/9/2022 via BNC Analysis

Moonbug, purchased Little Angel from Valnet Inc.

synopsis: Moonbug has acquired Little Angel, a network of kids-focused YouTube channels that generate about 1.5 billion views a month. The main Little Angel channel produces animated videos set to nursery rhymes and songs for kids, and has about 27 million subscribers on YouTube.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: Moonbug
Moonbug is a global entertainment company providing fun and safe content for children. Moonbug develops and distributes age-appropriate content that encourages healthy values such as compassion, empathy and resilience, while teaching children fundamental life skills. "
seller parent: Valsoft Corp
seller: Valnet Inc.
Little Angel is a network of kids-focused YouTube channels that generate about 1.5 billion views a month. The main Little Angel channel produces animated videos set to nursery rhymes and songs for kids, and has about 27 million subscribers on YouTube.
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closed 7/30/2020 via Yahoo, Inc.

Moonbug, acquired Cocomelon

synopsis: Cocomelon, the YouTube children’s animated nursery rhymes and songs channel that is one of the platform’s most-viewed channel with over 3.3 billion average monthly views, has been acquired by Moonbug Entertainment.
buyer: Moonbug
Moonbug is a global entertainment company providing fun and safe content for children. Moonbug develops and distributes age-appropriate content that encourages healthy values such as compassion, empathy and resilience, while teaching children fundamental life skills. "
target: Cocomelon
Cocomelon is a YouTube children’s animated nursery rhymes and songs channel that is one of the platform’s most-viewed channel with over 3.3 billion average monthly views
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announced 2/19/2020 via Company Press Release

Koch Media, will acquire Voxler SAS

synopsis: Embracer Group AB’s indirectly wholly owned subsidiary Koch Media GmbH, has entered into an agreement to acquire the Paris and Marseille based Voxler SAS, a leading developer of music and karaoke games.
buyer parent: Embracer Group
buyer: Koch Media
Austria-based Koch Media is a leading, independent producer and marketer of digital entertainment products and accessories. Its business areas include distribution of media products, including movies, video games and software products, and games publishing under the Deep Silver label. "
target: Voxler SAS
Voxler is made up of an independent team that develops musical video games that have already made more than 2 million players sing and dance in Europe. Voxler is an official developer on all consoles on the market and has several successful musical games to its credit.
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closed 8/17/2010 via Company Press Release

Zynga, Inc., acquired Conduit Labs Inc.

synopsis: Zynga announced it has acquired Boston-based social games company Conduit Labs. Effective immediately, the Conduit Labs office will become Zynga Boston, a new game studio focused on new product development.
buyer: Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA:$2,721.00)
Zynga has over 230 million monthly active users playing its games. These games include FarmVille, Treasure Isle, Zynga Poker, Mafia Wars, YoVille, Café World, FishVille and PetVille, which are available on Facebook, MySpace, Yahoo! and the iPhone. "
target: Conduit Labs Inc.
Conduit Labs is the largest provider of music games on the web, creating a new model for monetizing music and other media through fun social games. Conduit Labs is the largest holder of music rights of any music games company.
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closed 8/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Big Hit Entertainment, acquired Superb Corp.

synopsis: Big Hit Entertainment, the billion-dollar agency behind K-pop superstars BTS, announced it has acquired the Seoul-based music game company Superb. Since its founding in 2016, Superb has released "Pianista," a rhythm-based game for mobile and Nintendo Switch, and "Yumi’s Cells," a mobile game based on the popular Naver webtoon of the same name.
buyer: Big Hit Entertainment
Big Hit Entertainment, Co. is a South Korean entertainment company established in 2005 by Bang Si-hyuk. It currently manages soloist Lee Hyun and idol groups BTS and TXT. "
target: Superb Corp.
Superb Corp. is a South Korean music video game company. Since its founding in 2016, Superb has released "Pianista," a rhythm-based game for mobile and Nintendo Switch, and "Yumi’s Cells," a mobile game based on popular Naver webtoon of the same name.
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closed 1/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Ingrooves Music Group, acquired Electromode Music

synopsis: Ingrooves Music Group has acquired independent South Africa-based music distributor, Electromode, marking Ingrooves’ entrance into the growing African music market. Electromode’s roster includes more than 200 artists including South African record producer DJ Maphorisa’s label, New Money Gang.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: Ingrooves Music Group
​Ingrooves, a leader in the independent music distribution and marketing industry, provides independent labels, established artists and other content owners with the most transparent and scalable distribution tools including analytics, rights management services, and thoughtful marketing solutions. "
target: Electromode Music
Electromode is a South Africa-based distributor of music on digital and mobile music platforms. Electromode’s roster includes more than 200 artists including South African record producer DJ Maphorisa’s label, New Money Gang. Electromode has an overall catalog of more than 30,000 songs.
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closed 4/16/2015 via PR Newswire

TuneCore merged with Believe Digital,

synopsis: Independent label services company Believe Digital has merged with TuneCore, the powerhouse digital music distribution and music publishing administration company. TuneCore has one of the highest artist revenue-generating music catalogs in the world, earning TuneCore Artists $504 million on over 12 billion streams and downloads.
buyer: Believe Digital
Believe Digital is the leading fully independent digital distributor and services provider for artists & labels worldwide. The company has over 250 employees worldwide with offices in France, The UK, Germany, Italy, Canada, LATAM, Asia, Eastern Europe, The Middle East and Africa. "
target: TuneCore
TuneCore brings more music to more people, while helping musicians and songwriters increase money-earning opportunities and take charge of their own careers. Their TuneCore Music Distribution services help artists, labels and managers sell their music through iTunes, Amazon Music, and more.
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closed 3/14/2014 via BNC Analysis

Rdio, Inc., acquired Dhingana

synopsis: India’s troubled music streaming startup Dhingana is being acquired by Rdio. Rdio will gain from Dhingana’s existing catalog over 1 million songs in 42 languages through this acquisition.
buyer: Rdio, Inc.
Rdio is the groundbreaking digital music service that is reinventing the way people discover, listen to, and share music. With on-demand access to over 20 million songs, Rdio connects people with music and makes it easy to search for and instantly play any song, album, artist, or playlist. "
target parent: Lightspeed Venture Partners
target: Dhingana
Dhingana is the largest online collection of Indian music. Their catalog gives users instant access to music from every corner of India. With Dhingana and Facebook users can discover what their friends are listening to, and share their play lists, favorite songs and albums with their friends.
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closed 8/17/2010 via Market Wire

Idle Media Inc, acquired www.HipHopEarly.com

synopsis: Idle Media, Inc. announced that it has acquired www.HipHopEarly.com, an online music destination for the latest in Hip Hop single pre-releases. This acquisition follows the company's recent agreement to acquire the assets of three more online properties: www.prisonblock.com, www.chixr.us, and www.tweetvibe.com.
buyer: Idle Media Inc (IDLM:$0.00)
Idle Media, Inc. is a publicly traded new media technology company that delivers cutting-edge content and online gaming through its wholly-owned operating companies, including Dat Piff (www.datpiff.com), a leading provider of online mix tapes and user-generated content. "
target: www.HipHopEarly.com
www.HipHopEarly.com is an online music destination for the latest in Hip Hop single pre-releases.
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closed 9/25/2012 via BNC Analysis

BFM Digital, acquired Songdog Network

synopsis: BFM Digital, one of the few remaining independent, global digital music companies, announces the acquisition of SongDog Network, provider of master recordings to the karaoke industry since 1994.
buyer: BFM Digital
BFM Digital is a global digital music company committed to serving the independent music community and delivering quality music, spoken word and video content to leading online retailers worldwide. "
target: Songdog Network
Songdog Network, Inc. provides entertainment technology and content. It offers music products and develops software technology for digital music applications. It provides master recordings to the karaoke industry.
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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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closed 1/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ivan Tavrin, acquired UTH Russia Limited

synopsis: Ivan Tavrin, one of the first people to begin developing the media industry in Russia, has acquired UTH Russia from USM Holdings, a company that consolidates the various investments and holdings of Alisher Usmanov. UTH Russia is a TV broadcasting company in Russia that operates the U Channel, the Disney Channel, and the MUZ-TV Channel.
buyer: Ivan Tavrin
Ivan Tavrin was one of the first to begin developing the media industry in Russia and has more than 15 years of success behind him. Ivan has pioneered a whole range of successful Russian media companies including the Regional Media Group, Media One, Vybery Radio and TV-3. "
target parent: USM Holdings
target: UTH Russia Limited
UTH Russia is a TV broadcasting company in Russia. The company operates the U Channel, the Disney Channel, and the MUZ-TV Channel. U Channel is a TV channel aimed at women, Disney Channel is a family TV channel that offers classic Walt Disney animations, and MUZ-TV Channel is a music TV channel.
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announced 10/6/2017 via BNC Analysis

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited, will acquire 9X Media Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Media tycoon Subhash Chandra-led Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd has agreed to acquire 9X Media Pvt. Ltd and its unit INX Music Pvt. Ltd. 9X Media is India's largest Music Broadcaster operating 5 music television channels.
buyer parent: Essel Group
buyer: Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (NSEI:ZEEL:$934.27)
Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (ZEEL) is a worldwide media brand offering entertainment content to diverse audiences. With a presence in over 172 countries, ZEEL is among the largest global content companies across genres, languages, and platforms. "
target parent: New Silk Route Partners
target: 9X Media Pvt. Ltd.
9X Media is India's largest Music Broadcaster operating 5 music television channels and a Bollywood news portal - www.spotboye.com. The Music Channels operated by 9X Media include 9XM, 9X Jhakaas, 9X Jalwa, 9X Tashan and 9XO.
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$24
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announced 6/21/2016 via Company Press Release

Stingray Digital Media Group, will purchase JuiceBox, MuchLoud, MuchRetro & MuchVibe from Bell Media

synopsis: Bell Media announced that it has entered into an agreement with Montréal-based Stingray Digital Group Inc. for the sale of four of its specialty services: Juicebox, MuchLoud, MuchRetro, and MuchVibe. Bell Media creates content and builds brands that entertain, inform, engage, and inspire audiences through the platforms of their choice.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$211.31)
Stingray is a leading business-to-business multi-platform music and in-store media solutions provider operating on a global scale. Geared towards individuals and businesses alike, Stingray's products include: Stingray Music, Stingray Concerts, Stingray Brava, Stingray Ambiance and Stingray Karaoke. "
seller parent: BCE, Inc.
seller: Bell Media
Bell Media is Canada’s premier multimedia company. JuiceBox is a music video channel devoted to kids. MuchLoud delivers the best in Alternative, Metal and Punk music videos. MuchRetro is dedicated to music videos of the '80s and '90s. MuchVibe is Canada's only all urban music TV station.
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closed 4/4/2016 via BusinessWire

BET Networks, acquired Soul Train

synopsis: BET Networks, a division of Viacom announced it has acquired Soul Train from InterMedia Partners and The Yucaipa Companies. The assets acquired include one of the largest libraries of African American, music-oriented content in the world, including over 1,100 television episodes and 40 television specials.
buyer parent: Viacom Inc.
buyer: BET Networks
BET, a subsidiary of Viacom, Inc., is the nation's leading television network providing entertainment, music, news and public affairs programming for the African-American audience. The BET Network reaches more than 79 million households and can be seen in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean."
target parent: InterMedia Partners
target: Soul Train
Soul Train is a long-running, music-related, syndicated television program. Soul Train has primarily featured performances by R&B, soul, and hip hop artists, although jazz musicians and gospel singers have also appeared. The program was created by Don Cornelius.
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announced 1/22/2015 via BNC Analysis

Discovery Communications, Inc., will acquire Deejay TV

synopsis: Italian media group L'Espresso has signed an agreement for the transfer of the broadcaster Deejay TV to Discovery Italia, the Italian branch of Discovery Channel. Deejay broadcasts music videos and music programs on its channel.
buyer: Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISC.A:$12,191.00)
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: Gruppo Editoriale L'Espresso S.p.A.
target: Deejay TV
Based in Milan, Italy. Deejay TV is a television channel that broadcasts music videos and music programs. Deejay TV was formerly known as All Music S.p.A.
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closed 7/1/2014 via GlobeNewswire

NUVOtv, acquired Fuse

synopsis: NUVOtv parent company, SíTV Media, Inc., has completed its acquisition of the Fuse network from The Madison Square Garden Company. As a national network dedicated to music, Fuse reaches 73 million Nielsen subscribers nationwide and features original series and specials, exclusive interviews, live concerts and video blocks.
buyer: NUVOtv
NUVOtv is the premier English-language destination for Latino entertainment, embodying the vibrancy and richness of modern Latino culture. Providing original entertainment and lifestyle programming, NUVOtv is available in more than 32 million homes nationwide with major distribution partners "
target parent: The Madison Square Garden Company
target: Fuse
Fuse is a national television network that provides a unique, multi-platform destination for music lovers, connecting fans with their favorite artists and delivering the most comprehensive coverage of the music industry today.
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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:$4,712.00)
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.
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closed 3/15/2017 via GlobeNewswire

WhereverTV, acquired Digital RodeoTV

synopsis: WhereverTV Broadcasting Corp., which delivers Over the Top subscription television services to a variety of devices including smartphones, TabletPCs, and computers, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Digital RodeoTV. Digital RodeoTV delivers a content rich mixture of music and videos from independent country artists.
buyer: WhereverTV (OTCPK:TVTV:$0.00)
Founded in 2006, WhereverTV is the next generation subscription television service providing consumers with live-streaming, genre-specific, and in-language viewing choices from around the world, delivered to anywhere in the world, and through any internet enabled device. "
target: Digital RodeoTV
Digital RodeoTV delivers a content rich mixture of music and videos from independent country artists, current artists and legacy artists. Digital RodeoTV broadcasts interviews, videos and live streaming and recorded concert events.
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closed 3/15/2017 via GlobeNewswire

WhereverTV, acquired Digital RodeoTV

synopsis: WhereverTV Broadcasting Corp., which delivers Over the Top subscription television services to a variety of devices including smartphones, TabletPCs, and computers, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Digital RodeoTV. Digital RodeoTV delivers a content rich mixture of music and videos from independent country artists.
buyer: WhereverTV (OTCPK:TVTV:$0.00)
Founded in 2006, WhereverTV is the next generation subscription television service providing consumers with live-streaming, genre-specific, and in-language viewing choices from around the world, delivered to anywhere in the world, and through any internet enabled device. "
target: Digital RodeoTV
Digital RodeoTV delivers a content rich mixture of music and videos from independent country artists, current artists and legacy artists. Digital RodeoTV broadcasts interviews, videos and live streaming and recorded concert events.
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announced 1/6/2022 via BNC Analysis

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp., will acquire Digital Media Rights LLC

synopsis: Cinedigm, which has been steadily expanding its streaming portfolio, is adding 10 new channels, 7,500 titles and entering the ad network business by acquiring Digital Media Rights. Digital Media Rights is a leading global distributor of feature films, television programs and documentaries with direct deals with the leading digital platforms.
buyer: Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (CIDM:$40.42)
Cinedigm entertains hundreds of millions of consumers around the globe by providing premium content, streaming channels and technology services to the world's largest media, technology and retail companies. "
target: Digital Media Rights LLC
Digital Media Rights is a leading global distributor of feature films, television programs and documentaries with direct deals with the leading digital platforms including Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, Comcast, Google Play, Vudu, and many others.
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closed 11/11/2021 via PR Newswire

ShowHeroes GmbH, acquired PlayAd Media Group

synopsis: The Swedish video solutions provider PlayAd Media Group, which is based in Stockholm and operates across Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland, has been acquired by ShowHeroes Group, Europe's leading independent provider of digital video solutions for publishers and advertisers.
buyer: ShowHeroes GmbH
ShowHeroes Group is Europe's leading independent provider of digital video solutions for publishers and advertisers. The company was founded in 2016 and has followed a path of rapid organic growth as well as M&A driven expansion. "
target: PlayAd Media Group
PlayAd Media Group (PMG) is the biggest independent technology driven digital media company in the Nordics, offering advertisers, publishers and content providers a complete solution for online video.
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announced 11/10/2021 via BusinessWire

fuboTV, Inc., will acquire Molotov

synopsis: fuboTV Inc., the leading sports-first live TV streaming platform, will acquire Molotov SAS, a streaming platform in France. Molotov combines linear and non-linear programs from 200 publishers and television channels in a single interface. The platform allows users to play their favorite programs on the TV from their phone or computer.
buyer: fuboTV, Inc. (OTCPK:FBNK:$111.11)
fuboTV is the leading sports-first live TV streaming platform offering subscribers access to tens of thousands of live sporting events annually as well as leading news and entertainment content. With fuboTV, subscribers can stream a broad mix of 100+ live TV channels. "
target: Molotov
Molotov is a streaming platform in France that is revolutionizing access to television. Molotov combines linear and non-linear programs from 200 publishers and television channels in a single interface. The platform allows users to play their favorite programs on the TV from their phone or computer.
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closed 5/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

NEP Group, Inc., acquired Stoneroos B.V.

synopsis: NEP The Netherlands (NEP) has reached agreement on the acquisition of Stoneroos. Stoneroos is a small technology firm in the Netherlands that offers interactive TV applications (such as the white-label platform OTTNOW!) and content discovery services that improve clients’ television experience through comprehensive metadata.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: NEP Group, Inc. (NEPG:$450.72)
Since 1986, NEP has been a worldwide outsourced technical production partner supporting premier content producers of live sports, entertainment, music and corporate events. "
target: Stoneroos B.V.
Stoneroos, founded by Annelies Kaptein in 2001, is a small technology firm in the Netherlands that offers interactive TV applications (such as the white-label platform OTTNOW!) and content discovery services that improve clients’ television experience through comprehensive metadata.
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announced 10/19/2020 via BusinessWire

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp., will acquire The Film Detective

synopsis: Cinedigm, a leading independent content distributor in the United States, has agreed to acquire The Film Detective, a leading content distributor and streaming channel company focused on classic film and television programming.
buyer: Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (CIDM:$40.42)
Cinedigm is a leading independent content distributor in the United States, with direct relationships with over 60,000 physical retail storefronts and digital platforms, including Wal-Mart, Target, iTunes, Netflix, and Amazon, as well as the national Video on Demand platform on cable television. "
target: The Film Detective
The Film Detective is a leading content distributor and streaming channel company focused on classic film and television programming. Many of the titles shown are public domain and have been restored by The Film Detective.
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closed 6/25/2020 via Bloomberg

Tencent Holdings Ltd., acquired iFlix Sdn Bhd

synopsis: Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd. is buying certain assets of iFlix Ltd., a streaming platform with about 25 million users focused in South and Southeast Asia. Tencent will acquire iFlix’s content, technology and resources, expanding its geographic reach in a key area of growth.
buyer: Tencent Holdings Ltd. (SEHK:700:$84,099.28)
Tencent uses technology to enrich the lives of Internet users. Their communications and social platforms connect users to each other, as well as to digital content and services such as games, video, music and literature. Their infrastructure services create differentiated offerings. "
target: iFlix Sdn Bhd
iflix is the world’s leading entertainment service for emerging markets a compelling selection of TV shows, movies, hyper local originals, premium live sports and up-to-the-minute news from around the world, to stream or download. iflix operates in about a dozen South and Southeast Asian countries.
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announced 5/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

JBG Gruppen HB, will acquire Vuuzle Media Corp

synopsis: Vuuzle Media Corp announced that it will merge with JBG Gruppen. Vuuzle.TV owned by Vuuzle Media Corp, provides 24/7 access to thousands of entertaining premium television shows and films integrated with a social media wrap around.
buyer: JBG Gruppen HB
JBG Gruppen, based in Sweden, was founded in 1997 as an accounting firm. Now after more than 20 years in the industry, they have grown and become something completely different. "
target: Vuuzle Media Corp
Vuuzle.TV owned by Vuuzle Media Corp, provides 24/7 access to thousands of entertaining premium television shows and films integrated with a social media wrap around. Vuuzle.TV is the first ever customized 2-way OTT streaming platform and social feed developed with end users in mind.
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announced 12/19/2019 via Company Press Release

Sky Network Television Limited, will acquire Lightbox New Zealand Limited

synopsis: Sky Network Television Limited, the pre-eminent pay television broadcasting service in New Zealand, will acquire Lightbox from Spark New Zealand, a New Zealand telecommunications company. Lightbox is a streaming service in New Zealand. Lightbox offers the latest TV shows, movie rentals and kids shows, available to watch on almost any device.
buyer: Sky Network Television Limited (NZSE:SKT:$508.40)
SKY is the pre-eminent pay television broadcasting service in New Zealand. SKY’s principal business activity is the distribution of both local and foreign program content to its subscriber base, predominantly through a digital satellite network. "
target parent: Spark New Zealand
target: Lightbox New Zealand Limited
Lightbox is a streaming service in New Zealand. Lightbox allows people to easily rent movies or subscribe to monthly TV plans. They offer the latest award-winning TV shows, blockbuster movie rentals and favourite kids shows, available to watch on almost any device.
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closed 9/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alchimie S.A.S., acquired TVPlayer Limited

synopsis: International content aggregation and dynamic digital distribution company Alchimie has acquired UK-based OTT provider, TVPlayer. TVPlayer is a great value internet based TV subscription service in the UK, which streams live TV across a huge range of devices from some of the UK’s favourite free-to-air and premium broadcasters.
buyer: Alchimie S.A.S. (ENXTPA:ALCHI:$40.89)
Alchimie is a leader in content distribution and monetization of multimedia entertainment. Alchimie has a library of 20,000 hours of content, and partners with content creators and producers to drive fair remuneration through distribution via Alchimie’s portfolio of 150 subscription OTT channels. "
target: TVPlayer Limited
TVPlayer is a great value internet based TV subscription service in the UK, which streams live TV across a huge range of devices from some of the UK’s favourite free-to-air and premium broadcasters.
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Altice N.V., will acquire Molotov

synopsis: Telecom company Altice had entered into an agreement to acquire French startup Molotov. Molotov offers a new way to access programs and channels and reinvents how audiences watch television. Molotov allows users to post favorite programs in HD quality on TV from their phone, tablet, or computer.
buyer: Altice N.V. (ENXTAM:ATC:$16,678.41)
Altice is a convergent global leader in telecom, content, media, entertainment and advertising. Altice delivers innovative, customer-centric products and solutions that connect and unlock the limitless potential of its over 50 million customers over fiber networks and mobile broadband. "
target: Molotov
Based in Paris, Molotov offers a new way to access programs and channels and reinvents how audiences watch television. Molotov allows users to post favorite programs in HD quality on TV from their phone, tablet, or computer.
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closed 3/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Viacom Inc., acquired Pluto TV

synopsis: Viacom Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Pluto TV, the leading free streaming television service in the U.S. Viacom continues to create entertainment experiences that drive conversation and culture around the world.
buyer: Viacom Inc. (VIAB:$12,838.00)
Viacom creates entertainment experiences that drive conversation and culture around the world. Through television, film, digital media, live events, merchandise and solutions, our brands connect with diverse, young and young at heart audiences in more than 180 countries. "
target: Pluto TV
Pluto TV is the leading free streaming television service in America, delivering 100+ live and original channels and thousands of on-demand movies in partnership with major TV networks, movie studios, publishers, and digital media companies.
price ($mm)
$340
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announced 2/1/2017 via Market Wire

MK Automotive, will acquire Clikia

synopsis: MK Automotive, Inc. announced the acquisition of Video Content Service Provider Clikia, entering the $37 billion video streaming revolution known as "Cutting the Cord." "Cutting the Cord" is the result of a Tech-Savvy, Content-Hungry Audience and their desire to control the content they watch.
buyer: MK Automotive (OTCPK:MKAU:$4.15)
MK Automotive, Inc. provides automotive diagnostic, maintenance and repair services. Its services include oil change, brake overhauls, engine diagnosis and repair, transmission service and repair, and wheel alignment and chassis repairs. "
target: Clikia
Clikia is a Video Content Service Provider. Clikia is poised to become a leader in the mass consumer movement known as Cutting the Cord, the result of a Tech-Savvy, Content-Hungry Audience and their desire to control the content they watch.
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announced 11/10/2016 via BNC Analysis

Falcon Acquisitions, will acquire Teevee Networks Limited

synopsis: Falcon Acquisitions Ltd has agreed to acquire direct-to-consumer media technology company Teevee Networks Ltd.
buyer: Falcon Acquisitions
Falcon Acquisitions Limited does not have significant operations. It intends to undertake one or more acquisitions of targeted companies, businesses, or assets in the mobile, online television, and video broadcasting sectors with primary focus on the over the top content market. "
target: Teevee Networks Limited
Teevee Networks Limited is a direct to consumer media technology company.
price ($mm)
$0.61
rev ($mm)
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announced 10/13/2016 via Company Press Release

Pluto TV, will acquire Quazer

synopsis: Pluto TV, an advertising-supported online television service in America, will acquire ProSiebenSat.1’s video streaming service Quazer and take over its team. Quazer represents the German counterpart of Pluto TV and offers its users more than 60 special-interest digital channels.
buyer: Pluto TV
Pluto TV is a free online television service broadcasting over 100 live channels full of the TV shows, movies and Internet videos people love, all on one dial. The lineup is hand-picked by people who know and love entertainment for viewers’ moods and tastes. "
target parent: ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE
target: Quazer
Quazer is the digital answer to classical television. Founded in 2016, the Berlin based company offers a unique digital TV like service with already more than 60 smartly curated and never seen before thematic channels.
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closed 10/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

FOXTEL Cable Television Pty Ltd., acquired Presto TV Pty Limited

synopsis: Pay-TV service Foxtel has bought partner Seven West Media out of their joint-venture streaming service, Presto. Presto offers a subscription video on demand service to Australians that provides ad-free TV shows and endless movie entertainment. Foxtel plans to shut down Presto and transition Presto subscribers to their Foxtel Play offering.
buyer: FOXTEL Cable Television Pty Ltd.
Foxtel is one of Australia's most progressive and dynamic media companies, directly employing more than 2,800 people, and delivering a diverse subscription television service to both regional and metropolitan areas over cable, satellite and broadband distribution. "
target parent: Seven West Media Limited
target: Presto TV Pty Limited
Presto is an online streaming service that allows Australians to experience thousands of hours of ad-free TV shows and endless movie entertainment, legally, whenever they want for a low monthly subscription fee.
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closed 2/23/2016 via BusinessWire

Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., acquired DramaFever

synopsis: Warner Bros., a Time Warner Company, has signed an agreement to acquire DramaFever, a U.S.-based company that operates subscription and on-demand video services, including its flagship DramaFever channel, which offers hundreds of Korean television and film dramas.
buyer parent: Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. is a fully integrated, broad-based entertainment company and a global leader in the creation, production, distribution, licensing and marketing of all forms of entertainment and their related businesses. "
target parent: Softbank Corporation
target: DramaFever
DramaFever is a U.S.-based company that operates subscription and on-demand video services, including its flagship DramaFever channel, which offers hundreds of Korean television and film dramas, as well as programming from other countries, to subscribers in the U.S. and around the world.
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closed 1/28/2016 via BusinessWire

Hollywall Entertainment, Inc., acquired OpenVision Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Hollywall Entertainment, Inc., a global media and entertainment company, announced that it has acquired OpenVision Networks, Inc., an international web-based digital communications company that provides a real, high-definition television experience, complete with more than 70 channels plus basic cable over the internet and pay-per-view offerings.
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: OpenVision Networks, Inc.
OpenVision Networks, Inc. operates as a Web-based digital communication company. The company provides a real, high definition television experience, complete with channels and pay-per-view offerings. The company distributes content via a Web-connected device and transmits the broadcast.
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closed 7/20/2015 via Company Press Release

Modern Times Group MTG AB, acquired Zoomin.TV

synopsis: Modern Times Group, an international entertainment group, has acquired 51% of Zoomin.TV, the online video entertainment network, content production and advertising sales house. Zoomin is the 5th largest multi-channel network (MCN) in the world, attracting more than 2 billion monthly video views and 100 million subscribers worldwide on YouTube.
buyer: Modern Times Group MTG AB (MTG B:$4,712.00)
MTG (Modern Times Group MTG AB) is an international entertainment group. Their operations span six continents and include TV channels and platforms, online services, content production businesses and radio stations. "
target: Zoomin.TV
Zoomin.TV is Europe's No. 1 online news video producer and online and mobile video advertising network operator, currently active in 26 markets worldwide and expanding.
price ($mm)
$98*
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closed 1/14/2015 via Company Press Release

Synacor, Inc., acquired NimbleTV

synopsis: Synacor Inc., the trusted technology, services and revenue partner for video, Internet and communications providers, and device manufacturers, announced it has acquired NimbleTV, the New York City-based provider of multiscreen, live linear television programming for pay-TV subscribers.
buyer: Synacor, Inc. (SYNC:$84.09)
Synacor's customer-branded platform enables cable, satellite, telecom and consumer electronics companies to deliver TV Everywhere, digital entertainment, services and apps to their end-consumers, strengthening those relationships while monetizing the engagement. "
target: NimbleTV
NimbleTV allows existing cable subscribers to link their cable subscriptions to the cloud so they can watch it anywhere in the world. If clients have cable in one of NimbleTV’s supported locations then they can start watching a select amount of channels right now for free.
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announced 10/14/2014 via AP - Associated Press

Softbank Corporation, will acquire DramaFever

synopsis: SoftBank Group announced a definitive agreement to acquire DramaFever. Founded in 2009, DramaFever has grown to become the largest online video destination for premium international television shows and movies, with content from over 70 major broadcasters and studios throughout Asia, Europe and the Americas.
buyer: Softbank Corporation (TSE:9984:$58,275.24)
The SoftBank Group comprises SoftBank Corp. and its subsidiaries and associates that offer a range of mobile communications, fixed-line communications and Internet services around the world. Maximizing synergies across its Group companies, SoftBank aspires to realize lifestyle innovation through IT."
target: DramaFever
DramaFever is a online destination for international television shows and movies. Their mission is to be a destination for new cultural experiences through entertainment by curating premium series and films from 70 major broadcasters and studios throughout Asia, Europe and the Americas.
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WhereverTV
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Mavshack AB
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EBITDA ($mm)
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NetFlix
NetFlix
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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Kadokawa Dwango Corporation
Kadokawa Dwango Corporation
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Vimeo, LLC.
Vimeo, LLC.
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Beijing Baofeng Technology Co., Ltd.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Scienjoy Holding Corporation
Scienjoy Holding Corporation
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$136.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$24.27
EBIT ($mm)
$24.19
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Redbox Entertainment Inc.
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Wecast Network Inc
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SyQic Plc
SyQic Plc
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$0.97
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CuriosityStream Inc.
CuriosityStream is a leading global independent factual media company. Their documentary series and features cover every topic from space exploration to adventure to the secret life of pets, empowering viewers of all ages to fuel their passions and explore new ones.
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Liberated Syndication Inc.
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VODone LIMITED
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Modavox, Inc.
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$2.66
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.25)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.12)
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