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Byron Allen makes $14bn offer for Paramount

Byron Allen, the US media mogul, has made a $14.3 billion (€13.2bn) bid to buy all of the outstanding shares in Paramount Global. The proposal, totalling $30bn funding, could see Allen Media Group (AMG) take on Paramount’s existing $15 billion of debt. “Byron Allen did submit a bid on behalf of AMG and its strategic […]

January 31, 2024By Chris Forrester

Allen Media Group selects datafuelX for Weather Channel

Allen Media Group (AMG) has selected datafuelX, the specialist in analytics and technology for multi-currency, cross-platform solutions, to provide data-driven linear media plans across its networks, starting with The Weather Channel. Through this partnership, datafuelX’s full-service SaaS platform, M3 – which was built to allow the TV ecosystem to plan and forecast against any currency and any audience – will enable AMG to generate optimised […]

November 8, 2023

AMG, VideoAmp sign currency agreement

Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group (AMG) and VideoAmp have announced a ten-year currency agreement during the Cannes Lions Festival. AMG is the first TV publisher to move forward with a deal of this kind, making VideoAmp their primary and preferred currency, effective immediately. VideoAmp’s big dataset incorporates 39 million households and multiple data sources, providing […]

June 20, 2023

Schiff to join Sky Sports Formula 1

Ahead of the new F1 season, Sky Sports has announced the launch of a new show and the arrival of Naomi Schiff as an analyst. Any Driven Monday will be a 60-minute live show streamed every Monday at 6pm on Sky Sports F1’s YouTube channel and will be fans’ go-to for all things racing, bringing […]

March 7, 2022

Asacha Media Group secures €41m financing from Tikehau Capital

Tikehau Capital, the alternative asset management group, and Asacha Media Group (AMG) have announced that they have signed a €41 million private bond agreement to strengthen AMG’s investment capacity in Europe. AMG is a European contentcreation, production and distribution business. The group was founded in April 2020 by Gaspard de Chavagnac, Marina Williams and Marc-Antoine […]

January 13, 2022

SpaceX wins $885m for US rural connections

SpaceX has won a portion of the US government’s scheme to provide satellite-based broadband access to rural users. The pay-out, which totals $885.5 million, is part of the FCC’s Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF). SpaceX, and other non-terrestrial suppliers, had previously complained that they were being excluded from being considered. In total the FCC has […]

December 9, 2020By Chris Forrester