Cox Media Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Media Company

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

Cox Media Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2000, when it acquired Marlin Broadcasting for $125M. Cox Media Group has acquired in 2 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include media (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity4
    • M&A Buy Activity2
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6

Cox Media Group, Inc.

6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd.,
Atlanta, Georgia 30328
United States,
(678) 645-0000
www.coxmediagroup.com

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of CoxReps. CMG provides valuable local content to viewers in the communities in which it serves. Cox Media operations primarily include 33 high-quality, market-leading television stations in 20 markets, 54 radio stations in 10 markets and numerous over-the-top (OTT) and digital platforms. Cox Media Group's portfolio includes primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable independent stations. Additionally, the company also offers a full suite of local and regional advertising services with Local Solutions.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $125M $125M
Sell (0.4/yr) # - 1 - - 1 - 2
  4

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Cox Media Group, Inc. - Three Ohio Newspapers 2020-02-10 - Divestiture
Atlanta, Georgia
Valpak 2017-01-03 - Divestiture
Petersburg, Florida · www.valpak.com
Newport Television 2012-07-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Kansas City, Missouri · www.newporttv.com
Marlin Broadcasting LLC 2000-02-10 125M USD Add-on Acquisition
Hartford, Connecticut
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Media 2 (100%) 125M (100%) - -
Marketing - - 1 (50%) -
Publishing - - 1 (50%) -
Total 2 $125M 2 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 2 125M 2 -
  Missouri 1 - - -
  Connecticut 1 125M - -
  Georgia - - 1 -
  Florida - - 1 -
Total 2 $125M 2 -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $125M
TOTAL $125M
Largest Marlin Broadcasting LLC
$125M (2000-02-10)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
100%
2 (100%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
50%
1 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
1 (50%)

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