M&A Deal Summary

eOne Acquires Force Four Entertainment

On August 28, 2014, eOne acquired media company Force Four Entertainment

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is eOne’s 3rd transaction in the Media sector.
  • This is eOne’s 2nd transaction in Canada.
  • This is eOne’s 2nd transaction in British Columbia.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2014-08-28
Target Force Four Entertainment
Sector Media
Buyer(s) eOne
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

Force Four Entertainment

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
website
Force Four Entertainment Ltd. is a television production company.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

eOne

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

website


Category Company
Founded 1973
Sector Media
Employees1,190
Revenue 941M GBP (2019)
DESCRIPTION

eOne is an entertainment company that specializes in the acquisition, production, and distribution of film and television content. eOne's diversified expertise spans across film, television, and music production and sales, family programming, merchandising and licensing, and digital content. eOne was founded in 1973 and is based in Toronto, Canada.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 3 of 7
Sector (Media) 3 of 7
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 3 of 5
State (British Columbia) 2 of 2
Country (Canada) 2 of 3
Year (2014) 2 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2014-07-17 Paperny Entertainment

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Paperny Entertainment, Inc. is a producer of television programming and films.

Buy CA$29M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-01-06 The Mark Gordon

Los Angeles, California, United States

The Mark Gordon Co., Inc. is a production of movies and television shows.

Buy -