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Suitors circle Lionsgate

A number of potential suitors are eyeing US entertainment studio Lionsgate, according to reports originating in Deadline. Lionsgate is the producer of blockbuster franchises including The Hunger Games series as…

MTG sells stake in TRACE

MTG sells stake in TRACE

MTG has signed an agreement to sell its 75 per cent shareholding in TRACE to TPG Growth. The transaction values 100 per cent of the business at an enterprise value…

France: Mediawan eyes EuropaCorp French TV

France: Mediawan eyes EuropaCorp French TV

A media investment consortium, which already owns AB Groupe and Apocalypse documentary producer CC&C, is set to extend its TV drama production activities with the acquisition of three more French…

Indian giant DTH merger stutters

Indian giant DTH merger stutters

India’s Dish TV pay-TV broadcaster is in the middle of acquiring rival broadcaster Videotron d2h. However, various businesses in the Videocon Group are cash-strapped and subject to insolvency proceedings. The…

Analyst: “Nothing tangible yet” on Fox/Sky

January 12th sees Sky close its share register as far as the 10 pence special dividend is concerned for shareholders trading in Sky shares. This means that today (January 11th) is…

Tele2 acquires Com Hem for €672m

Tele2 acquires Com Hem for €672m

Swedish multiplay telco Tele2 and multiplay broadband operator Com Hem have agreed to merge, creating a leading integrated connectivity provider. The Merger will be implemented by Tele2 absorbing Com Hem.…

RTL acquires United Screens MPN for €12.4m

RTL acquires United Screens MPN for €12.4m

The RTL Group has acquired United Screens, the leading multi-platform network (MPN) in the Nordic countries. The investment sees the RTL Group expand its footprint as the leading European media…

Analyst: “40% chance Apple will buy Netflix”

Analyst: “40% chance Apple will buy Netflix”

An analyst report suggests that tech giant Apple could be preparing a bid for SVoD giant Netflix. Analysts at Citi claim that there is a “40 per cent chance” that…

Vecima closes Concurrent acquisition

Concurrent has closed the previously-announced sale of its content delivery and storage business to Canada-based Vecima Networks for $29 million (€24m) in cash. Effective immediately, the Company has changed its…

TiVo up for grabs?

TiVo up for grabs?

Reports from Wall Street suggest that entertainment technology and audience insights specialist TiVo might be in play. Numerous reports say that private equity buyers are looking at TiVo and its…

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