Pandora Media Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Digital Media Company

Pandora Media has acquired 4 companies of its own, including 4 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 1 asset.

Pandora Media’s largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired Ticketfly for $450M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2017, when it sold Ticketfly to Eventbrite for $200M. Pandora Media has acquired in 2 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (100%).

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M&A Summary

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

Pandora Media, Inc.

2100 Franklin Street, Suite 700,
Oakland, California 94612
United States,
(510) 451-4100
www.pandora.com

Pandora Media, Inc. is an Internet radio recommendation service provider, which offers a personalized experience for each of its listeners. Pandora Media has developed a form of radio that uses intrinsic qualities of music to create stations and adapts playlists in real-time based on the individual feedback of each listener. Pandora Media, Inc. was established in 2000 and is headquartered in Oakland, California.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 3 - - 1 - - 4
vol $525M $525M
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - 1 - - - 1
vol $200M $200M
  5

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Adswizz S.A. 2018-03-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Brussels, Belgium · www.adswizz.com
Ticketfly, Inc. 2017-06-09 200M USD Divestiture
San Francisco, California · www.ticketfly.com
Rdio, Inc. 2015-11-16 75M USD Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.rdio.com
Ticketfly, Inc. 2015-10-07 450M USD Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.ticketfly.com
Next Big Sound 2015-05-19 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.nextbigsound.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Internet Software and Services 4 (100%) 525M (100%) 1 (100%) 200M (100%)
Total 4 $525M 1 $200M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 3 525M 1 200M
  California 2 525M 1 200M
  New York 1 - - -
Belgium 1 - - -
Domestic 3 (75%) 525M (100%) 1 (100%) 200M (100%)
Cross-border 1 (25%) - - -
Total 4 $525M 1 $200M

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $450M
< $100M 1 $75M
TOTAL $525M
Largest Ticketfly, Inc.
$450M (2015-10-07)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $200M
TOTAL $200M
Largest Ticketfly, Inc.
$200M (2017-06-09)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%

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