AOL agrees to buy Adap.tv for $405M

AOL Inc. agreed to buy Adap.tv for about $405 million, gaining online video advertising technology used by the world's largest brands and agencies.The price includes about $322 million in cash and $83 million in AOL common stock, subject to certain adjustments. Adap.tv will operate independently as part of AOL's video organization, led by Ran Harnevo, New York-based AOL said in a statement.The combination of Adap.tv and AOL will give the Internet company the ability to offer a wider range of video services to its advertisers and publishers—from original production, to content aggregation and now a programmatic video platform.In 2012, Adap.tv supported more than 26,000 global ad campaigns, which ran on approximately 9,500 websites, AOL said.Profit, excluding items such as restructuring costs and equity-based compensation expenses, came to 46 cents a share last quarter, AOL said in a statement. That compared with the 43-cent average of predictions compiled by Bloomberg. Advertising revenue, including display, search and network, rose 7% to $361.2 million. Total sales gained 2% to $541.3 million, falling short of the $544.5 million average estimate. Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

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BuzzFeed agrees to buy HuffPost in latest online media merger

Acquisition unites two of the largest players in digital mediaNews comes after both companies made deep cutsBuzzFeed has agreed to buy HuffPost the companies said Thursday, uniting two of the largest players in digital media in the latest example of consolidation in the sector.The acquisition is... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-19 18:56:11 UTC ]
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Private Equity Firm Agrees to Buy LSC

The private equity firm Atlas Holdings, with the support of a creditor group, has agreed to acquire LSC Communications in a deal that is expected to close before the end of the year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Warner Bros TV buys rights to Cook's Booker-longlisted novel

Warner Bros TV has acquired TV rights to Diane Cook's Booker-longlisted novel The New Wilderness, published this week by Oneworld.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Equity Firm Agrees to Buy OverDrive

The private equity firm KKR has signed a definitive agreement to acquire OverDrive in a deal announced on Christmas Eve. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-26 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Elliott Management Agrees to Buy Barnes & Noble, Daunt to Run Both B&N and Waterstones

Elliott will pay some US$476 million for Barnes & Noble, having last year bought the UK's main chain Waterstones. James Daunt is to run both companies. The post Elliott Management Agrees to Buy Barnes & Noble, Daunt to Run Both B&N and Waterstones appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-07 12:22:03 UTC ]
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Equity Firm Agrees to Buy B&N

Elliott Advisors, which bought the U.K. bookstore chain Waterstones in April 2018, has signed a definitive agreement to buy Barnes & Noble in a deal valued at about $683 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Salesforce Billionaire Marc Benioff Agrees to Buy Time Magazine

Marc Benioff, the chief executive of Salesforce. He and his wife, Lynne, have agreed to buy Time magazine from Meredith Corporation for $190 million. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Hearst Agrees to Buy Rodale, Publisher of Men’s Health

Rodale is a family-owned company that publishes magazines like Prevention and Runner’s World. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Kindle Entertainment buys TV rights to fishing thriller

Kindle Entertainment has acquired the TV rights to Nick Fisher’s debut novel Pot Luck (Peridot Press), a dark thriller set in a south coast fishing community. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kudos buys TV rights to Tom Marcus' memoir

Television rights to Tom Marcus’ memoir Soldier Spy have been sold to Kudos, producers of "Broadchurch", "Spooks" and "Human", who are planning a returnable series. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Midsomer Murders' producers buy TV rights to Herring series

Television rights to L C Tyler’s comic crime series have been bought by the producers of ITV’s "Midsomer Murders". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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U.K.'s Informa Agrees to Buy Aviation Week Publisher Penton for $1.6 Billion

Informa, the U.K.-based business information provider, has agreed to buy Penton Information Services for 1.18 billion pounds ($1.6 billion) to add exhibitions and professional services in the U.S.The company will fund the purchase through new debt and equity, according to a statement Thursday.... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Hachette Agrees to Buy Perseus Publishing Business

The Hachette Book Group has signed a binding agreement to acquire the nine publishing imprints of Perseus Books Group and talks are continuing to sell Perseus's distribution division. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Media General Inc said it would buy diversified media company Meredith Corp for about $2.34 billion to create the third-largest local TV station owner in the United States.   The deal marks Media General's return to the print business, after ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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The Andersons Agree to Buy Books-A-Million

The board of directors of the retail chain has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by the Anderson family for $3.25 per share. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hachette Agrees to Buy Black Dog & Leventhal

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Abrams buys history of Oprah Winfrey's TV show

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Trump watches TV. Trump stars on TV. Trump is TV.

Review of 'Audience of One: Donald Trump, Television, and the Fracturing of America' by James Poniewozik Continue reading at The Washington Post

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