Urban One - M&A Summary and Business Overview


Urban One M&A Summary

Urban One has acquired 1 company, including 1 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 1 asset.

It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2019, when it sold Urban One - WDMK-FM and three translators to Beasley Broadcast Group for $14M. Urban One has acquired in 1 US state. The Company’s most targeted sectors include media (100%).

Urban One Business Overview

Where is Urban One headquartered?

Urban One is headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland.

What is Urban One’s revenue?

Urban One disclosed revenue of 376M USD for 2020 and 437M USD for 2019.

How many employees does Urban One have?

Urban One has 753 employees.

What sector is Urban One in?

Urban One is a media company.

When was Urban One founded?

Urban One was founded in 1980.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity2
    • M&A Buy Activity1
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2

Urban One

Urban One, Inc.

1010 Wayne Avenue, 14th Floor,
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
United States,
(301) 429-3200

Urban One is a radio broadcasting company that operates urban-formatted radio stations in major markets in the United States. Urban One was founded in 1980 and is based in Silver Spring, Maryland.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # - - - - 1 - 1
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $14M $14M

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Cox Media Group - Houston Radio Stations 2023-04-11 - Divestiture
Houston, Texas
Urban One, Inc. - WDMK-FM and three translators 2019-06-10 14M USD Divestiture
Detroit, Michigan
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Media 1 (100%) - 1 (100%) 14M (100%)
Total 1 - 1 $14M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 1 - 1 14M
  Texas 1 - - -
  Michigan - - 1 14M
Total 1 - 1 $14M

Deal Values

sell # Total
< $100M 1 $14M
Largest Urban One, Inc. - WDMK-FM and three translators
$14M (2019-06-10)

M&A Connections

Acquired from
1 (100%)
Divested to
1 (100%)

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