Ascent Media Group, Inc.

520 Broadway 5th Floor,
Santa Monica, California 90401
United States,
(310)434-7000

Ascent Media Group, Inc. provides end-to-end media and technology services for the creation, management, and distribution of media content.

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Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '05 '06 '07 '08 '09 '10 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 1 - - - - 1 2
vol $1.2B $1.2B
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - 1 - - 1
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$1.2B (2010-12-17)
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Ascent Media Group was acquired by Deluxe Entertainment Services Group on December 31, 2010.

Ascent Media Group has acquired 2 companies of its own. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Ascent Media Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2010, when it acquired Monitronics International for $1.2B. Ascent Media Group has acquired in 2 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include business services (50%) and safety/security (50%).

When analyzing the media sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 371 media companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 28 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 6 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic media acquirer over the past 3 years is Dentsu Aegis Network, with 13 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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