Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc.

9721 Sherrill Boulevard,
Knoxville, Tennessee 37932
United States,
(865) 694-2700
www.scrippsnetworks.com

Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. is a developer of lifestyle oriented content for many media platforms including television, digital, mobile and publishing. Its portfolio of lifestyle brands include HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, Cooking Channel, Travel Channel and Great American Country. Scripps was founded in 2008 and is based in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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Buy (0.8/yr) # 4 1 - 1 1 1 8
vol $25M $658M $683M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
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Scripps Networks Interactive was acquired by Discovery Communications on July 31, 2017.

Scripps Networks Interactive has acquired 8 companies of its own, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms.

Scripps Networks Interactive’s largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired TVN SA for $658M. Scripps Networks Interactive has acquired in 5 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include media (63%) and software (25%).

When analyzing the media sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 366 media companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 26 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 5 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic media acquirer over the past 3 years is Dentsu Aegis Network, with 16 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the media sector over the past 3 years is Providence Equity Partners LLC with 5 platform acquisitions.

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