MandA (M&A – Mergers and Acquisitions) News

Canal+ and MultiChoice agree offer for Multichoice buyout
Apr 8, 2024 – MultiChoice and Canal+ have entered into a cooperation agreement regarding Canal+'s proposed mandatory offer for MultiChoice.
News categories: Canal+, MultiChoice, Africa, Digital TV, MandA, Satellite

Grupo Televisa to acquire AT&T's share of Sky México
Apr 3, 2024 – Grupo Televisa (NYSE:TV; BMV:TLEVISA CPO) has reached an agreement with AT&T to take over its participation in Sky Mexico, giving Televisa ownership of 100% of Sky's capital stock.
News categories: Grupo Televisa, Sky México, AT&T, Bernardo Gómez, Alfonso de Angoitia, Luis Malvido, Francisco Valim, Digital TV, MandA, Mexico, Satellite

Orange Spain, MASMOVIL joint venture begins operations
Mar 26, 2024 – Orange and MASMOVIL have announced the creation of a new Joint Venture, completing the agreement to combine their operations in Spain.
News categories: Orange, MASMOVIL, Jean François Fallacher, Christel Heydemann, Meinrad Spenger, Digital TV, IPTV, MandA, Spain

Planetcast acquires Australia's Switch Media OTT
Mar 21, 2024 – Planetcast Media Services has announced the acquisition of one of its key partners, Switch Media, a white-label OTT platform provider deployed across Asia-Pacific, Europe and the US.
News categories: Planetcast, Switch Media, Sanjay Duda, Mark Johns, Utsav Baijal, Content Distribution, Digital TV, MandA, Streaming, Worldwide

Swisscom to acquire Vodafone Italia
Mar 15, 2024 – Swisscom has entered into binding agreements with Vodafone Group to acquire 100% of Vodafone Italia for €8 billion, with the aim of merging it with Fastweb, Swisscom's subsidiary in Italy.
News categories: Swisscom, Vodafone, Digital TV, IPTV, Italy, MandA, Mobile

Paramount to sell 13.01% stake in Viacom18 to Reliance Industries
Mar 13, 2024 – Paramount Global has agreed to sell its subsidiaries' entire 13.01% equity interest in Viacom 18 Media to Reliance Industries for 42,86,00,00,000 Indian rupees (~$517 million).
News categories: Paramount, Reliance Industries, Digital TV, India, MandA

SeaChange to be acquired by Partner One
Mar 11, 2024 – SeaChange (OTC: SEAC) has entered into an agreement under which an affiliate of Partner One will acquire substantially all of SeaChange’s assets related to its product and services business.
News categories: Partner One, SeaChange, Nick Riuma, Chris Klimmer, Content Distribution, Digital TV, MandA, Software, Worldwide

Accedo acquires Easel TV
Mar 4, 2024 – Accedo has announced that it has acquired Easel TV, the UK-based provider of advanced streaming technology and digital media solutions.
News categories: Accedo, Easel TV, Michael Lantz, Joe Foster, Content Distribution, Digital TV, MandA, Streaming, UK, Worldwide

Swisscom negotiating to acquire Vodafone Italia
Feb 28, 2024 – Swisscom has confirmed it is in negotiation with Vodafone Group regarding the acquisition of 100% of Vodafone Italia. Swisscom plans to merge Vodafone Italia with Fastweb.
News categories: Swisscom, Vodafone Group, Digital TV, IPTV, Italy, MandA