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Transactions by BRITISH SKY BROADCASTING GRO (BSYN) in the last 6 months
Sharethrough, Inc. announced that it has received $10 million in its series D round of equity funding on September 30, 2014. New investor British Sky Broadcasting Group plc invested $5 million in the round with participation from existing investors FLOODGATE, Elevation Partners, North Bridge Venture Partners, and Silver Creek Ventures. As a part of the round, Jamie West of Sky will join as board observer of the company. The company has received $38 million in funding ...
North Bridge Venture Partners
Silver Creek Ventures
British Sky Broadcasting Group plc (LSE:BSY) acquired a majority stake in Znak & Jones in the third quarter of 2014. It is the second indie deal after it took a 70% stake in The Great British Bake Off and Benefits Street producer Love Productions in July. Michael Brader of Wiggin & Co acted as legal advisor to Znak & Jones. O'Melveny & Myers, LLP acted as legal advisor to British Sky Broadcasting Group plc.
Jaunt Inc. announced that it has received $27.8 million in series B round of funding led by new investor Highland Capital Partners on August 21, 2014. The transaction also included participation from new investor Google Ventures along with existing investors Redpoint Ventures, British Sky Broadcasting Group plc, Peter Gotcher, and Blake Krikorian. Pursuant to the transaction, Alex Taussig of Highland Capital Partners will join the company’s board of directors. The company ...
Highland Capital Partners
British Sky Broadcasting Group plc entered into an agreement to acquire 57.4% stake in Sky Deutschland AG from Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. and minority shareholders for €3.4 billion in cash on July 25, 2014. In a related transaction, British Sky Broadcasting Group plc made an offer to acquire remaining stake in Sky Deutschland AG and entered into an agreement to acquire Sky Italia from Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. The acquisition of Sky Deutschland AG and Sky Italia ...
Sullivan & Cromwell (Germany) LLP
British Sky Broadcasting Group plc (LSE:BSY) entered into an agreement to acquire Sky Italia S.r.l. from Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NasdaqGS:FOXA) for £2.5 billion on a cash and debt free basis July 25, 2014. The acquisition is for a consideration of £2.1 billion in cash and balance to be satisfied through the transfer of British Sky Broadcasting Group plc 21% stake in National Geographic Channel International to 21st Century Fox at a value of £382 million. In a ...
British Sky Broadcasting Group plc (LSE:BSY) acquired 70% stake in Love Productions Ltd. from Richard McKerrow and Anna Beattie on July 21, 2014. Love Productions Ltd. will continue to operate as a distinct company under its new ownership structure and will be run by its founders Richard McKerrow and Anna Beattie along with the current senior management team. British Sky Broadcasting's distribution business Sky Vision will become Love Productions's distribution partner. ...
Liberty Global Incorporated Limited acquired 6.5% stake in ITV plc (LSE:ITV) from British Sky Broadcasting Group plc (LSE:BSY) for approximately £480 million on July 17, 2014. The acquisition involved sale of 259.8 million ITV shares for an offer price of £1.85 per share of ITV. Liberty Global intends to finance the acquisition of ITV shares through a combination of a loan linked to a hedging transaction that would be secured by ITV shares and existing liquidity. British ...
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