Hemisphere Media Group - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview

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Hemisphere Media Group M&A Summary

Hemisphere Media Group has acquired 7 companies of its own. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Hemisphere Media Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Spanish-language cable television networks - Media World for $102M. Hemisphere Media Group has acquired in 3 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include media (43%) and business services (15%).

Hemisphere Media Group Ownership

Who owns Hemisphere Media Group?

Hemisphere Media Group is owned by Searchlight Capital Partners. It was acquired on May 9, 2022.

Is Hemisphere Media Group PE-backed?

Yes. Hemisphere Media Group is owned by private equity investor Searchlight Capital Partners.

Was Hemisphere Media Group formerly PE-backed?

Yes. Hemisphere Media Group was formerly owned by 1 private investor.

Hemisphere Media Group Business Overview

Where is Hemisphere Media Group headquartered?

Hemisphere Media Group is headquartered in Coral Gables, Florida.

What is Hemisphere Media Group’s revenue?

Hemisphere Media Group disclosed revenue of 151M USD for 2020 and 149M USD for 2019.

What sector is Hemisphere Media Group in?

Hemisphere Media Group is a media company.

When was Hemisphere Media Group founded?

Hemisphere Media Group was founded in 2013.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity6
    • M&A Buy Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 1

Hemisphere Media Group

Hemisphere Media Group, Inc.

4000 Ponce De Leon Boulevard Suite 650,
Coral Gables, Florida 33146
United States,
(305) 421-6364
www.hemispheretv.com

Hemisphere Media Group is an operator of media company targeting the high growth Hispanic TV/cable networks business. Hemisphere owns and operates: Cinelatino, the leading Spanish-language movie channel available in more than 12 million homes in the U.S., Latin America and Canada; WAPA Television, Puerto Rico's leading broadcast station with the highest primetime and full day ratings in Puerto Rico; and WAPA America, the leading cable network targeting Puerto Ricans and other Caribbean Hispanics living in the U.S., with over 5 million U.S. subscribers. Hemisphere Media Group was founded in 2013 and is based in Coral Gables, Florida.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 7 - - - - - 7
vol $102M $102M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  7

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Snap Global LLC 2018-11-27 - Stake Purchase
Buenos Aires, Argentina · www.snaptv.tv
Pantaya LLC 2017-08-01 - Joint Venture
Los Angeles, California · www.pantaya.com
Spanish-language cable television networks - Media World LLC 2014-01-23 102M USD Divestiture
Miami, Florida
Cine Latino, Inc. 2013-04-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Coral Gables, United States · www.cinelatino.com
WAPA & WAPA America 2013-04-04 - Add-on Acquisition
, United States · www.wapa.tv
Azteca Acquisition Corp. 2013-04-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Beverly Hills, California
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Media 3 (50%) - - -
Business Services 1 (17%) - - -
Communications 1 (17%) 102M (100%) - -
Digital Media 1 (17%) - - -
Total 6 $102M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 5 102M - -
  California 2 - - -
  Florida 1 102M - -
Argentina 1 - - -
Mexico 1 - - -
Domestic 5 (71%) 102M (100%) - -
Cross-border 2 (29%) - - -
Total 7 $102M - -

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $102M
TOTAL $102M
Largest Spanish-language cable television networks - Media World LLC
$102M (2014-01-23)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
29%
2 (29%)
Strategic(s)
14%
1 (14%)

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