Warner Bros. Entertainment Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Media Company

Warner Bros. Entertainment has acquired 8 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 3 assets.

Warner Bros. Entertainment’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Eyeworks Holding B.V. for $273M. Warner Bros. Entertainment has acquired in 2 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include media (63%) and internet software and services (38%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity11
    • M&A Buy Activity8
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5

Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.

4000 Warner Boulevard, Building 168,
Burbank, California 91522
United States,
(818) 954-6000
www.warnerbros.com

Warner Bros. Enterprises, Inc. is a provider of entertainment and their related businesses across all current and emerging media and platforms.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 7 - - 1 - - 8
vol $273M $273M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
  11

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Cineworld Cinemas Ltd. 2019-03-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Chiswick, United Kingdom · www.cineworld.co.uk
Machinima, Inc. 2016-11-17 - Add-on Acquisition
West Hollywood, California · www.machinima.com
DramaFever Corp. 2016-02-23 - Divestiture
New York, New York · www.dramafever.com
Flixster, Inc. 2016-02-17 - Divestiture
San Francisco, California · www.flixster.com
IncFusion Corp. (dba Rotten Tomatoes) 2016-02-17 - Divestiture
Emeryville, California
Warner Bros. - Digital End-to-End Technology (DETE) 2015-09-16 - Divestiture
, United States
Shed Media Group 2014-06-20 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.shed-media.com
Eyeworks Holding B.V. 2014-02-11 273M USD Add-on Acquisition
Amsterdam, Netherlands
De Lane Lea Studios 2012-11-07 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.delanelea.com
IncFusion Corp. (dba Rotten Tomatoes) 2011-05-04 - Divestiture
Emeryville, California
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
WB Games, Inc.    - Turbine, Inc. 2010-04-01 2
Kirkland, Washington Needham, Massachusetts · www.turbine.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Media 5 (63%) 273M (100%) - -
Internet Software and Services 3 (38%) - 2 (67%) -
Information Technology - - 1 (33%) -
Total 8 $273M 3 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 4 - 3 -
  California 3 - 2 -
  New York 1 - - -
United Kingdom 3 - - -
Netherlands 1 273M - -
Domestic 4 (50%) - 3 (100%) -
Cross-border 4 (50%) 273M (100%) - -
Total 8 $273M 3 -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $273M
TOTAL $273M
Largest Eyeworks Holding B.V.
$273M (2014-02-11)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
25%
2 (25%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
3 (100%)

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