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Four-S Fortnightly Mediatainment Track Vol. 38 - Issue 3
Four-S Services, March 2012, Pages: 8
This issue covers 16th - 30th March 2012
2012 begins on a good note for ME with PE disclosed deal value crossing the $100mn mark in the first quarter itself.
2012 has seen 10 deals so far, with an average disclosed deal value of $20mn. This is higher than 7 deals done in first quarter of 2011 with an average deal value of $18.3mn. The biggest deal value was $72mn in 2012, higher compared to $48mn raised by YBrant Digital in Q1, 2011.
The biggest deal this quarter was $72mn invested in cable operator Hathway Cable by Providence Equity and Macquaire Bank. The deal valued the company at $416mn or at EV/Sales of 2.7x and EV/EBITDA of 21x on its FY11 consolidated numbers.
In M&A, 2012, has surpassed an estimated total deal value of $845mn across 14 deals. This consists of two mega deals – Walt Disney – UTV for ~$430mn and Network 18's Eenadu buy of $395mn. In Q1, 2011 ME witnessed over $7.7mn raised over 8 deals.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Stock Market Update
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