Time Warner Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Media Company

Time Warner has acquired 2 companies of its own, including 1 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 8 assets.

It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2003, when it sold Warner Music Group to Thomas H. Lee Partners for $2.6B. Time Warner has acquired in 2 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include digital media (50%) and internet software and services (50%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity8
    • M&A Buy Activity2
    • M&A Sell Activity6
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 9

Time Warner, Inc.

1 Time Warner Center,
New York, New York 10019
United States,
(212) 484-8000
www.timewarner.com

Time Warner Inc. is a media and entertainment company. Time Warner consists of Turner, Home Box Office, Warner Bros., and Time, Inc. Turner consists principally of cable networks and digital media properties. Home Box Office consists principally of premium pay television services domestically and premium pay and basic tier television services internationally. Warner Bros. consists principally of feature film, television, home video and videogame production and distribution. Time Inc. consists principally of magazine publishing and related websites and operations. Time Warner was established in 1985 and is headquartered in New York City.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
Sell (0.2/yr) # 5 - - 1 - - 6
vol $3.0B $3.0B
  8

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
FanDuel, Inc. 2018-05-23 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.fanduel.com
FanDuel, Inc. 2015-07-13 - Growth Capital
New York, New York · www.fanduel.com
Grupo Expansión S.A. de C.V. 2014-06-27 - Divestiture
Lomas Altas, Mexico · www.grupoexpansion.mx
Time, Inc. 2014-06-06 - Spin Off
New York, New York · www.timeinc.com
Time Warner Cable, Inc. 2009-03-12 - Spin Off
New York, New York · www.timewarnercable.com
ShowMeWiFi Corp. 2006-04-13 - Add-on Acquisition
, United States
Warner Music Group Corp. 2003-11-01 2.6B USD Divestiture
New York, New York · www.wmg.com
The Columbia House Co. 2002-05-15 411M USD Divestiture
New York, New York · www.columbiahouse.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Digital Media 1 (50%) - 1 (17%) -
Publishing - - 2 (33%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (50%) - - -
Communications - - 1 (17%) -
Media - - 1 (17%) 2.6B (86%)
Retail - - 1 (17%) 411M (14%)
Total 2 - 6 $3.0B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 2 - 5 3.0B
  New York 1 - 5 3.0B
Mexico - - 1 -
Domestic 2 (100%) - 5 (83%) 3.0B (100%)
Cross-border - - 1 (17%) -
Total 2 - 6 $3.0B

Deal Values

sell # Total
> $1B 1 $2.6B
$100M to $1B 1 $411M
TOTAL $3.0B
Largest Warner Music Group Corp.
$2.6B (2003-11-01)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Divested to
PE Firm(s)
83%
5 83%
Strategic(s)
17%
1 17%

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