M&A Deal Summary

Northern Pacific Group Acquires Anthem Sports & Entertainment

On September 1, 2016, private equity firm Northern Pacific Group acquired media company Anthem Sports & Entertainment

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Northern Pacific Group’s 1st transaction in the Media sector.
  • This is Northern Pacific Group’s 1st transaction in Canada.
  • This is Northern Pacific Group’s 1st transaction in Ontario.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2016-09-01
Target Anthem Sports & Entertainment
Sector Media
Buyer(s) Northern Pacific Group
Deal Type Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)

Target

Anthem Sports & Entertainment

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Anthem Sports & Entertainment operates targeted specialty video channels on linear, digital and mobile platforms with offices and studios in New York, Toronto, Las Vegas and Los Angeles. Anthem Sports & Entertainment was founded in 2010 and is based in Toronto, Ontario.

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Buyer

Northern Pacific Group

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2012
SizeSmall
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Northern Pacific Group is a private equity firm focused on acquiring and investing in lower middle-market companies with revenues between $10 and $100 million. Northern Pacific will consider opportunities throughout the US, however the Firm has a focus on businesses operating in the upper Midwest. Target companies typically exhibit possess recurring revenue, high gross margins, and opportunities for growth. Sectors of interest include technology and business services. Northern Pacific Group was formed in 2012 and is headquartered in Woyzata, Minnesota.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 5 of 9
Sector (Media) 1 of 1
Type (Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)) 2 of 3
State (Ontario) 1 of 1
Country (Canada) 1 of 1
Year (2016) 2 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

United Language Group is a provider of translation, localization and other language-related business services to customers across a diverse array of end markets, including life sciences, manufacturing, legal/financial, IT, and hospitality. United Language Group was founded in 2015 and is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2017-04-26 Sungevity

Oakland, California, United States

Sungevity is a solar company focused on the residential market providing customers with 20-year leases. Sungevity is committed to providing homeowners and businesses across the nation with smart, simple and clean, solar energy solutions supported by best-in-class technology and customer experience. Sungevity was founded in 2007 and is based in Oakland, California.

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