STG to acquire Avid in all-cash deal worth $1.4 billion
The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2023 and will see Avid become a privately-head company
High Wire Post Production acquired by Milk VFX owner
High Wire provides editing, grading, sound design and mixing, subtitling, audio description and graphics
Bry-sur Marne studios set for expansion following AXA acquisition
It's believed AXA wants to expand the studios in order to make it one of the biggest in Europe, rivalling similar facilities in the...
Private equity and VC investment into streaming media companies drops by almost 75 per cent
So far in 2023, just three deals have been completed, said S&P Global Market Intelligence
Tata Communications completes acquisition of The Switch
The Switch joins the Media and Entertainment Services (MES) business of Tata Communications under the leadership of Dhaval Ponda
DNEG enters into MOU to acquire Prime Focus Technologies
Upon conclusion of the proposed transaction, DNEG will acquire PFT's media workflow and automation software suite, CLEAR, and purpose-built AI platform, CLEAR AI
Planetcast acquires cloud-native content platform Desynova
Desynova's Contido cloud-native Media Asset Management (MAM) system is designed to handle video processing and publishing across multiple platforms
Accedo acquires extended reality solution provider eyecandylab
eyecandylab's flagship patented augmen.tv platform for XR applications as well as its Web3-based loyalty solution Watch&Earn will be integrated into Accedo’s software stack
CoreWeave acquires Conductor Technologies to expand burst rendering solutions for VFX studios
According to CoreWeave, the acquisition will enable it to deliver burst rendering solutions to visual effects studios while "removing friction" in the setup process
Fabric enhances metadata capabilities with Internet Video Archive acquisition
IVA provides clients such as Warner Bros Discovery, HBO, MGM and Paramount Global with film and television metadata
Canal Plus signs MOU to acquire Orange’s pay-TV and film business
The deal could add another three million subscribers to Canal Plus's streaming offerings, enabling it to gain traction on the global tech giants
Tata Communications acquires The Switch in $59 million deal
The deal is dependent on regulatory approvals. Once approved, Dhaval Ponda will oversee the company.
Canal Plus Group ‘in talks to acquire Orange’s pay-TV operations’
Any deal would add another three million subscribers to Canal Plus's streaming offerings, enabling it to gain traction on the global tech giants
ProSiebenSat.1 ‘exploring’ Sky Deutschland acquisition
According to reports, ProSiebenSat.1 would be interested in acquiring the pay-TV broadcaster due to "limited synergies" between the two companies
IMAX acquires streaming technology company SSIMWAVE
IMAX’s technology and post production teams will work with SSIMWAVE’s engineering team to develop new solutions for delivering IMAX-quality video experiences across platforms
European Union proposes new rules for media company mergers
Should the Media Freedom Act make its way into law, it would require regulators to examine whether the merging companies would remain economically sustainable...
MRMC increases PTZ capabilities with acquisition of full Slidekamera product range
MRMC has already integrated its AI system Polymotion Chat with Slidekamera’s robotic pan/tilt heads.
Vizrt Group acquires HTML5 graphics platform Flowics
Flowics' platform gives users simple control over the creation, integration, and playout of HTML5 graphics for fast-paced productions and digital or multi-screen extensions
Robe acquires lighting control products company Artistic Licence
Artistic Licence was founded in 1988 by Wayne Howell, and was originally involved with rock ‘n’ roll and theatre lighting technology
The state of the industry: Is M&A back on the agenda for tech vendors?
Ahead of IBC, TVBEurope talks to Devoncroft Partners' Josh Stinehour to discuss the current state of the media tech industry and why he's feeling...
Territory Studio acquires Cantina Creative, forms new group
New company will draw from a global source of artists and studios who work across interactive experiences, such as augmented reality and holographic technology
Viaplay acquires Premier Sports in £30 million deal
Company has appointed DAZN's Edward Breeze as SVP and head of sports UK