ABC, Inc.

Burbank, California
United States,
www.disneyabctv.com

The Disney/ABC Television Group is composed of The Walt Disney Company’s global entertainment and news television properties, owned television stations, and radio and publishing businesses. This includes ABC Entertainment Group, ABC News, ABC Owned Television Stations Group, Disney Channels Worldwide, ABC Family, and SOAPnet, as well as Disney/ABC Domestic Television and Disney Media Distribution.

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $447M $447M
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Largest Chilton Business Group
$447M (1997-06-23)

ABC was acquired by The Walt Disney Company on August 01, 1995.

ABC has acquired 2 companies of its own. It has also divested 2 assets.

It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 1997, when it sold Chilton Business Group to Reed Elsevier for $447M. ABC has acquired in 1 US state. The Company’s most targeted sectors include media (100%).

When analyzing the media sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 366 media companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 26 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 5 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic media acquirer over the past 3 years is Dentsu Aegis Network, with 16 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the media sector over the past 3 years is Providence Equity Partners LLC with 5 platform acquisitions.

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