ITV - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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ITV M&A Summary

ITV has acquired 22 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

ITV’s largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired Talpa Media B.V. for $530M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2000, when it sold HTV to Carlton Communications for $585M. ITV has acquired in 2 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include media (73%) and internet software and services (19%).

ITV Business Overview

Where is ITV headquartered?

ITV is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

What is ITV’s revenue?

ITV disclosed revenue of 3,728M GBP for 2022 and 3,453M GBP for 2021.

How many employees does ITV have?

ITV has 7,272 employees.

What sector is ITV in?

ITV is a media company.

When was ITV founded?

ITV was founded in 1955.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity24
    • M&A Buy Activity22
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6

ITV

ITV plc

White City Place 201 Wood Lane,
London, W12 7RU
United Kingdom,
www.itv.com

ITV is a operater of commercial television network in the United Kingdom. The company's Broadcasting and Online segment commissions and schedules programs on the ITV channels. ITV was founded in 1955 is based in London, the United Kingdom.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 19 - 3 - - - 22
vol $1.3B $1.3B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $884M $884M
  24

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Feel Holdings Ltd. 2021-08-19 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.wearefeel.com
Nineteen21 Ltd. 2021-08-10 - Stake Purchase
London, United Kingdom · www.ismybillfair.com
what3words Ltd. 2021-03-25 - Stake Purchase
London, United Kingdom · www.what3words.com
Carwow Ltd. 2017-08-29 - Growth Capital
London, United Kingdom · www.carwow.co.uk
Twofour Group Ltd 2015-06-25 86M USD Add-on Acquisition
Plymouth, United Kingdom · www.twofourgroup.com
Mammoth Screen Ltd. 2015-06-01 - Stake Purchase
London, United Kingdom · www.mammothscreen.com
Talpa Media B.V. 2015-03-12 530M USD Add-on Acquisition
Laren, Netherlands · ww.talpa.tv
Leftfield Entertainment Group 2014-05-07 360M USD Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.leftfield-entertainment.com
DiGa Vision LLC 2014-02-19 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York
Big Talk Productions ltd. 2013-07-26 14M EUR Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.bigtalkproductions.com
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
ITV Studios Ltd.    - Plimsoll Productions 2022-06-14 4
London, United Kingdom · www.itvstudios.com Bristol, United Kingdom · www.plimsollproductions.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Media 16 (73%) 1.1B (89%) 2 (100%) 884M (100%)
Internet Software and Services 4 (18%) 135M (11%) - -
Marketing 1 (5%) - - -
Medical Products 1 (5%) - - -
Total 22 $1.3B 2 $884M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United Kingdom 12 275M 1 585M
United States 7 456M - -
  California 4 96M - -
  New York 3 360M - -
Finland 1 - - -
Ireland - - 1 299M
Netherlands 1 530M - -
Norway 1 - - -
Domestic 12 (55%) 275M (22%) 1 (50%) 585M (66%)
Cross-border 10 (45%) 986M (78%) 1 (50%) 299M (34%)
Total 22 $1.3B 2 $884M

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $1.0B
< $100M 7 $236M
TOTAL $1.3B
Largest Talpa Media B.V.
$530M (2015-03-12)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $884M
TOTAL $884M
Largest HTV
$585M (2000-10-25)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
5%
1 (5%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
50%
1 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
1 (50%)

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