LIN Media - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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LIN Media M&A Summary

LIN Media has acquired 4 companies. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

LIN Media has acquired in 3 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include media (50%) and publishing (25%).

LIN Media Business Overview

Where is LIN Media headquartered?

LIN Media is headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island.

How many employees does LIN Media have?

LIN Media has 1,921 employees.

What sector is LIN Media in?

LIN Media is a media company.

When was LIN Media founded?

LIN Media was founded in 1966.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity5
    • M&A Buy Activity4
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2

LIN Media LLC

One West Exchange Street, Suite 5A,
Providence, Rhode Island 02903
United States,
(401) 454-2880
www.linmedia.com

LIN Media is a local multimedia company that operates or services 43 television stations and seven digital channels in 23 U.S. markets, along with a diverse portfolio of websites, apps and mobile products that make it more convenient to access its unique and relevant content on multiple screens. LIN Media’s highly-rated television stations deliver important local news and community stories along with top-rated sports and entertainment programming to 10.5% of U.S. television homes. The Company’s growing digital media portfolio helps agencies and brands effectively and efficiently reach their target audiences at scale by utilizing its ComScore Top 15 Video and Top 25 Display market share, and the latest in conversational marketing, video, display, mobile, social intelligence and monetization, as well as reporting across all screens.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 4 - - - - - 4
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
  5

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
WJCL-TV 2014-08-20 - Divestiture
, United States
Federated Media Publishing LLC 2014-01-28 - Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.federatedmedia.net
HYFN, Inc. 2013-04-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Hermosa Beach, California · www.hyfn.com
Red McCombs Media, L.P. 2009-10-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Austin, Texas
Jupiter/Smith TV Holdings, LP 1997-02-01 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Federated Media Publishing LLC 2014-01-28 BigTent Design, Inc. 2014-06-30 1
San Francisco, California · www.federatedmedia.net San Francisco, California · www.bigtent.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Media 2 (50%) - 1 (100%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (25%) - - -
Publishing 1 (25%) - - -
Total 4 - 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 4 - 1 -
  California 2 - - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  New York 1 - - -
Total 4 - 1 -

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
25%
1 (25%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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