NBC Universal, Inc.

30 Rockefeller Plaza,
New York, New York 10112
United States,
(212) 664-4444
www.nbcuni.com

NBCUniversal owns and operates a portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a motion picture company, television production operations, a leading television stations group, theme parks, and a suite of Internet-based businesses.

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 8 - - 1 1 2 12
vol $5.6B $3.8B $9.4B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 1 - 1 1 - - 3
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Largest DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc.
$3.8B (2016-04-28)
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According to our data here at Mergr, NBC Universal has acquired 13 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 6 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

NBC Universal’s largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired DreamWorks Animation SKG for $3.8B. NBC Universal has acquired in 5 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include media (59%) and digital media (25%).

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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