Advanced Television


Nielsen: $15bn investor bid

Nielsen is to be acquired in a $15 billion (€13.6bn) deal from a consortium of private equity buyers led by Elliott Management and Brookfield Asset Management. Elliott and Brookfield are reported as finalising a financing with multiple banks, reports the FT. Its sources said the transaction could still fail and talks are ongoing. A deal […]

March 16, 2022

Would SES/Intelsat merger make sense?

The FT reports that as Intelsat emerges from its Chapter 11 bankruptcy reconstruction the satellite operator will lose its CEO Steve Spengler (who will leave with a pay-out of at least $4 million) but could also find itself open to a takeover. SES is mentioned as a potential buyer. The FT quotes analyst Armand Musey, […]

January 19, 2022