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...
Warner Bros Discovery, BT close JV transaction, intend to launch new sports brand into UK market
A new sports brand will be launched "over time", which will be combined with an entertainment offering from WBD
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...
TF1/M6 merger at risk following concerns from competition authority
Companies want to form a French streaming champion to take on the international players
BT/Warner Bros Discovery joint venture wins CMA approval
BT Sport and Eurosport UK will initially retain their separate brands before being brought together under a single brand in the future
European Commission gives Discovery-WarnerMedia merger greenlight
Companies are planning to combine in order to create a new 'super streamer'
PwC: M&A activity in media rebounds in 2021, but it may not last
Demand for streaming content, rollout of 5G, and strong interest from private equity buyers is helping to drive M&A activity in the sector
High profile mergers point to domestic consolidation landscape in Europe
The Warner-Discovery and TF1-M6 merger plans have dramatically pushed consolidation up European commercial television’s agenda, says Enders Analysis, while investors believe the landscape for...Business
Discovery, AT&T merge to create new ‘super streamer’
Discovery CEO David Zaslav will lead the new company
Virgin Media’s Lutz Schüler to lead merged Liberty Global/Telefonica company
The combination of Virgin Media and O2 is expected to create a nationwide integrated communications provider with over 46 million video, broadband and mobile...
CMA requests right to review Liberty Global/Telefonica merger
CMA said it has written to the European Commission as it believes the case should be transferred given its potential impact on competition in...
Bertelsmann CEO calls for European media groups to be allowed to consolidate
Thomas Rabe wants regulators to allow "national TV champions" to take on the streaming services
Liberty Global, Telefonica in talks over UK merger
Joint venture would look to take on the likes of BT and Sky
Elizabeth Warren: CBS/Viacom merger “raises serious concerns”
"The Department of Justice should be paying close attention."
Is the media industry about to see another mega-merger?
CBS and Viacom are reportedly "gearing up" to resume merger talks
‘Four global mega-companies’ will dominate TV’s future
Ongoing spate of M&A activity predicted to enter a "holding pattern"
What does 2019 hold in terms of the business of media and entertainment?
Jenny Priestley asks Devoncroft Partners analyst Josh Stinehour to gaze into his crystal ball
More deals expected in wake of AT&T-Time Warner decision
Comcast is expected to make imminent formal Fox bid
European Commission approves acquisition of Ziggo by Liberty Global
Merger was originally approved in 2014 but then annulled by the General Court of the European Union
Fox offers to sell Sky News to Disney in order to meet CMA requirements
21st Century Fox has proposed two new offers in hopes of completing £11.7 billion deal
Comcast’s Sky bid could lead to a global OTT service
Analyst suggests Comcast is more interested in OTT possibilities than satellite