RTL Group - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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RTL Group M&A Summary

RTL Group has acquired 6 companies. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

RTL Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired SpotXchange for $144M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2021, when it sold SpotXchange to Magnite for $1.2B. RTL Group has acquired in 2 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include media (40%) and information technology (20%).

RTL Group Business Overview

Where is RTL Group headquartered?

RTL Group is headquartered in Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

What is RTL Group’s revenue?

RTL Group disclosed revenue of 6,017M EUR for 2020 and 6,651M EUR for 2019.

How many employees does RTL Group have?

RTL Group has 15,960 employees.

What sector is RTL Group in?

RTL Group is a media company.

When was RTL Group founded?

RTL Group was founded in 1924.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity7
    • M&A Buy Activity5
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6

RTL Group

RTL Group SA

43, Boulevard Pierre Frieden,
Luxembourg, 1543
Luxembourg,
+352 2486 5200
www.rtlgroup.com

RTL Group is an entertainment company, and is majority-owned by German media conglomerate Bertelsmann. RTL Group was incorporated in 1924 and is headquarters in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 5 - - - - - 5
vol $251M $251M
Sell (0.4/yr) # - - 1 1 - - 2
vol $1.2B $1.2B
  7

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
RTL Croatia 2022-06-01 - Divestiture
Zagreb, Croatia · www.rtl.hr
SpotXchange, Inc. 2021-02-05 1.2B USD Divestiture
Broomfield , Colorado · www.spotxchange.com
VideoAmp, Inc. 2015-11-11 - Venture
Los Angeles, California · www.videoamp.com
YoBoHo New Media Pvt. Ltd. 2015-04-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Mumbai, India
StyleHaul, Inc. 2014-11-03 107M USD Add-on Acquisition
Los Angele, California · www.stylehaul.com
SpotXchange, Inc. 2014-09-16 144M USD Add-on Acquisition
Broomfield , Colorado · www.spotxchange.com
Radio 538 BV 2007-09-28 - Add-on Acquisition
Hilversum, Netherlands · www.538.nl
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Media 2 (40%) - 1 (50%) -
Marketing 1 (20%) 144M (57%) 1 (50%) 1.2B (100%)
Information Technology 1 (20%) - - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (20%) 107M (43%) - -
Total 5 $251M 2 $1.2B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 3 251M 1 1.2B
  California 2 107M - -
  Colorado 1 144M 1 1.2B
Croatia - - 1 -
India 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 - - -
Domestic - - - -
Cross-border 5 (100%) 251M (100%) 2 (100%) 1.2B (100%)
Total 5 $251M 2 $1.2B

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $251M
TOTAL $251M
Largest SpotXchange, Inc.
$144M (2014-09-16)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.2B
TOTAL $1.2B
Largest SpotXchange, Inc.
$1.2B (2021-02-05)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
40%
2 (40%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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