Granite Broadcasting Corp.

767 Third Avenue 34th Floor,
New York, New York 10017
United States,
(212)826-2530
www.granitetv.com

Granite Broadcasting Corporation is a market leading owner of local media properties. The company's operations include broadcast TV affiliates, local cable TV channels, and local online and mobile media properties. Network affiliations include NBC, CBS, ABC, The CW and My Network TV, collectively reaching over 6% of U.S. television households. Granite's local media operations are characterized by innovative, best of breed management and market leading franchises.

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Sell (0.2/yr) # - - 1 - - - 1
vol $110M $110M
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Largest Wmyd Inc & WKBW-TV License, Inc.
$110M (2014-06-16)

According to our data here at Mergr, Granite Broadcasting has acquired 1 company. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2014, when it sold Wmyd Inc & WKBW-TV License to The E. W. Scripps Company for $110M. Granite Broadcasting 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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