M&A Deal Summary

RBmedia Acquires Potomac Talking Book Services

On March 19, 2020, RBmedia acquired media company Potomac Talking Book Services

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is RBmedia’s 3rd transaction in the Media sector.
  • This is RBmedia’s 5th transaction in the United States.
  • This is RBmedia’s 3rd transaction in Maryland.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2020-03-19
Target Potomac Talking Book Services
Sector Media
Buyer(s) RBmedia
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

Potomac Talking Book Services

Rockville, Maryland, United States
Potomac Talking Book Services, Inc. is an audio production organization. PTBS specializes in services for the blind and anyone with a disability that prevents them from reading. Potomac Talking Book Services was established in 1983 and is based in Rockville, Maryland.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

RBmedia

Landover, Maryland, United States

Category Company
Sector Internet Software and Services
DESCRIPTION

RBmedia is a provider in spoken audio content and digital media distribution technology that reaches millions of consumers – at home, in the car, and wherever their mobile devices take them. RBmedia produces exclusive titles and delivers the finest digital content and information – including audiobooks, educational courses, entertainment titles, and much more. RBmedia is based in Landover, Maryland.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 6 of 9
Sector (Media) 3 of 4
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 6 of 8
State (Maryland) 3 of 3
Country (United States) 5 of 7
Year (2020) 2 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2020-03-10 GraphicAudio

Rockville, Maryland, United States

GraphicAudio LLC is a producer of dramatized audio content featuring a full cast of actors, sound effects, and cinematic music. GraphicAudio was established in 2004 and is based in Rockville, Maryland.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2020-06-23 RBdigital

Prince Frederick, Maryland, United States

Recorded Books, Inc. is an independent producer of audiobooks. RBdigital platform distributes the broadest array of digital content types—including audiobooks, video, magazines, eBooks, education, and entertainment—all in one powerful app. Recorded Books is based in Prince Frederick, Maryland.

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