Investment Summary

Scripps Networks Interactive Invests In TVN SA

On March 16, 2015, Scripps Networks Interactive invested in media company TVN SA from International Trading and Investments Holdings S.A. and CANAL + SA for 584M EUR

Investment Highlights
  • This is Scripps Networks Interactive’s 3rd transaction in the Media sector.
  • This is Scripps Networks Interactive’s 0th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Scripps Networks Interactive’s 1st transaction in Poland.

Investment Summary

Date 2015-03-16
Target TVN SA
Sector Media
Investor(s) Scripps Networks Interactive
Sellers(s) International Trading and Investments Holdings S.A.
CANAL + SA
Deal Type Stake Purchase
Deal Value 584M EUR

Target

TVN SA

Warsaw, Poland
website
TVN SA is a provider of media and broadcasting services in Poland.

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Investor(S) 1

Investor

Scripps Networks Interactive

Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

website


Category Company
Founded 2008
SectorMedia
Employees3,500
Revenue 3.4B USD (2016)
DESCRIPTION
Scripps Networks' corporate headquarters in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Scripps Networks' corporate headquarters in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 6 of 8
Sector (Media) 3 of 5
Type (Stake Purchase) 2 of 3
Country (Poland) 1 of 1
Year (2015) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2013-04-15 Asian Food Channel Networks Pte.

Symbiosis, Singapore

AFC Networks Pte. Ltd. operates the Asian Food Channel, the first and only regional 24-hour TV channel broadcasting food and lifestyle programming in the Asia Pacific region. This channel began broadcasting in July 2005 and currently airs in Hong Kong and most of the South East Asian countries. The company is presently focused on expanding its geographical reach while selectively producing proprietary content in collaboration with sponsors.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2016-02-25 The Travel Channel

Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States

The Travel Channel LLC is a travel media brand, and the network is available in nearly 96 million US cable homes. Its Travel Channel HD™ simulcast is distributed to almost 37 million viewers and is carried on every major provider. Travel Channel is headquartered in Chevy Chase, MD, and maintains offices in New York and Atlanta.

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Seller(S) 2

SELLER

International Trading and Investments Holdings S.A.

Warsaw, Poland

Category Company
Founded 1984
SectorMedia
DESCRIPTION

ITI Group is a media company.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 1
Sector (Media) 1 of 1
Type (Stake Purchase) 1 of 1
Country (Poland) 1 of 1
Year (2015) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2008-09-02 TVN SA

Warsaw, Poland

TVN SA is a provider of media and broadcasting services in Poland.

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SELLER

CANAL + SA

Issy-Les-Moulineaux, France

website


Category Company
Founded 1983
SectorMedia
DESCRIPTION

CANAL + SA is a media company operates a pay TV channels.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 1
Sector (Media) 1 of 1
Type (Stake Purchase) 1 of 1
Country (Poland) 1 of 1
Year (2015) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-09-27 Direct Star SA

Paris, France

Direct Star SA is a provider of media and music channel services.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2019-05-27 M7 Group SA

Luxembourg, Belgium

M7 Group SA is the sole provider of satellite television and radio in the Netherlands and Belgium (Flanders region).

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