ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Media Company

ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE has acquired 21 companies, including 9 in the last 5 years. A total of 7 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 6 assets.

ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE’s largest acquisition to date was in 2007, when it acquired SBS Broadcasting S.A. for $3.7B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2013, when it sold SBS Nordic to Discovery for $1.5B. ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE has acquired in 2 different US states, and 6 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (28%) and media (28%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity24
    • M&A Buy Activity18
    • M&A Sell Activity6
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 15
  • M&A Advisors 2

ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE

Medienallee 7,
Unterföhring, 85774
Germany,
+49 89 95 07 11 45
www.prosiebensat1.com

ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE is a media company that operates 27 TV channels in 10 countries. The Entertainment segment operates free TV stations, such as SAT.1, ProSieben, kabel eins, sixx, SAT.1 Gold, ProSieben MAXX, and kabel eins Doku, as well as distributes ProSiebenSat.1 HD stations. ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Unterföhring, Germany.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 14 2 1 - 1 - 18
vol $4.2B $122M $4.3B
Sell (1.0/yr) # 1 1 1 2 1 - 6
vol $1.5B $572M $161M $2.2B
  24

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
WindStar Medical GmbH 2020-10-22 - Divestiture
Wehrheim, Germany · www.windstar-medical.com
The Meet Group, Inc. 2020-09-04 - Add-on Acquisition
New Hope, Pennsylvania · www.themeetgroup.com
Pluto TV 2019-01-22 - Divestiture
Los Angeles, California · www.pluto.tv
Aroundhome GmbH 2019-01-14 161M USD Add-on Acquisition
Berlin, Germany · www.aroundhome.de
Tropo GmbH 2018-08-09 - Divestiture
Hamburg, Germany · www.tropo.de
Kairion GmbH 2018-01-04 - Divestiture
Frankfurt am Main, Germany · www.kairion.de
Esome Advertising Technologies GmbH 2017-12-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Hamburg, Germany · www.esome.com
Jochen Schweizer GmbH 2017-06-21 122M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Munich, Germany · www.jochen-schweizer.de
European Travel Interactive AB 2017-06-20 572M EUR Divestiture
Uppsala, Sweden · www.etraveli.com
Pluto TV 2016-10-13 - Stake Purchase
Los Angeles, California · www.pluto.tv
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
NuCom Group SE    - Aroundhome GmbH 2019-01-14 1
Unterfohring, Germany · www.nucom.group Berlin, Germany · www.aroundhome.de

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Internet Software and Services 5 (28%) 313M (7%) 2 (33%) 161M (7%)
Media 5 (28%) 3.7B (87%) 1 (17%) 1.5B (67%)
E-Commerce 2 (11%) 260M (6%) 1 (17%) 572M (26%)
Digital Media 2 (11%) - - -
Gaming 2 (11%) - - -
Life Science 1 (6%) - 1 (17%) -
Software 1 (6%) - - -
Leisure - - 1 (17%) -
Total 18 $4.3B 6 $2.2B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Germany 9 313M 3 161M
United States 5 - 1 -
  California 4 - 1 -
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
Sweden 1 260M 1 572M
Belgium 1 - - -
Luxembourg 1 3.7B - -
Norway - - 1 1.5B
United Kingdom 1 - - -
Domestic 9 (50%) 313M (7%) 3 (50%) 161M (7%)
Cross-border 9 (50%) 4.0B (93%) 3 (50%) 2.1B (93%)
Total 18 $4.3B 6 $2.2B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Parklane Capital
2
Legal Deals
DLA Piper
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $3.7B
$100M to $1B 3 $574M
TOTAL $4.3B
Largest SBS Broadcasting S.A.
$3.7B (2007-07-01)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.5B
$100M to $1B 2 $733M
TOTAL $2.2B
Largest SBS Nordic
$1.5B (2013-04-09)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
22%
4 (22%)
Strategic(s)
6%
1 (6%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
33%
2 (33%)
Strategic(s)
67%
4 (67%)

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