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Slide #1. Viacom International Media Networks Channel 5 Broadcasting

Acquirer: Viacom International Media Networks (NASDAQ:VIA)
Acquiree: Channel 5 Broadcasting
Details: Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB,VIA) and Northern & Shell Media Group today announced a definitive agreement for the acquisition of Channel 5 Broadcasting Limited by Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) for 450 million (approximately $757 million).

Viacom provides entertainment through television, film, digital media, live events, merchandise and solutions. Co. operates through two segments: Media Networks, which provides entertainment content, services and related branded products for consumers in targeted demographics attractive to advertisers, content distributors and retailers through its media brands including Nickelodeon, MTV, BET, Comedy Central and Paramount Network; and Filmed Entertainment, which develops, produces, finances, acquires and distributes films, television programming and other entertainment content through its Paramount Pictures, Paramount Players, Paramount Animation and Paramount Television divisions.

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Company Name: 
Viacom Inc
Website: 
www.viacom.com
Sector: 
Entertainment
Number of ETFs Holding VIA: 
15
Total Market Value Held by ETFs: 
$4.05M
Total Market Capitalization: 
$9.20B
% of Market Cap. Held by ETFs: 
0.04%
 

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List of Entertainment Mergers & Acquisitions in this Slideshow:

8/20/2012:
Acquirer: DHX Media Ltd. (DHX.CA)
Acquiree: Cookie Jar Entertainment
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10/22/2012:
Acquirer: DHX Media Ltd (DHX.CA)
Acquiree: Cookie Jar Entertainment
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10/30/2012:
Acquirer: The Walt Disney Company (DIS)
Acquiree: Lucasfilm Ltd.
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11/29/2012:
Acquirer: Regal Entertainment Group (RGC)
Acquiree: Great Escape Theatres
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12/24/2012:
Acquirer: The Walt Disney Company (DIS)
Acquiree: Lucasfilm Ltd. LLC
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12/27/2012:
Acquirer: Mood Media Corporation (MM.CA)
Acquiree: Technomedia Solutions
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2/19/2013:
Acquirer: Regal Entertainment Group (RGC)
Acquiree: Hollywood Theaters
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4/1/2013:
Acquirer: Regal Entertainment Group (RGC)
Acquiree: Hollywood Theaters
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5/1/2013:
Acquirer: DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (DWA)
Acquiree: AwesomenessTV
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5/29/2013:
Acquirer: Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (CNK)
Acquiree: Rave Theatres
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6/19/2013:
Acquirer: Live Nation Entertainment (LYV)
Acquiree: BDG Music Group
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7/18/2013:
Acquirer: Carmike Cinemas (CKEC)
Acquiree: Three State-of-the-Art Theatres Totaling 52 Screens from Cinemark (CNK)
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8/20/2013:
Acquirer: Rentrak (RENT)
Acquiree: iTVX
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9/16/2013:
Acquirer: DHX Media (DHX.CA)
Acquiree: Ragdoll Worldwide
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10/1/2013:
Acquirer: Ballantyne Strong, Inc. (BTN)
Acquiree: Convergent Media Systems
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10/17/2013:
Acquirer: Cinedigm Corp. (CIDM)
Acquiree: Gaiam, Inc.'s Entertainment Unit (GAIA)
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10/21/2013:
Acquirer: Cinedigm Corp. (CIDM)
Acquiree: Gaiam Entertainment Media Distribution Business (GAIA)
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10/25/2013:
Acquirer: Live Nation Entertainment (LYV)
Acquiree: Voodoo Music & Arts Experience
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11/21/2013:
Acquirer: Carmike Cinemas, Inc. (CKEC)
Acquiree: Nine State-of-the-Art Theatres and 147 Screens from Muvico Theatres
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12/2/2013:
Acquirer: DHX Media (DHX.CA)
Acquiree: Family Channel, Disney XD, and Disney Junior from Bell Media
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1/9/2014:
Acquirer: Cineplex (CGX.CA)
Acquiree: 50 per cent stake in YoYo's Yogurt Caf
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1/27/2014:
Acquirer: 21st Century Fox (FOX)
Acquiree: Majority Stake in YES Network
Merger/Acquisition details: details »

3/24/2014:
Acquirer: The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG)
Acquiree: Stake in Tribeca Enterprises
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3/25/2014:
Acquirer: The Walt Disney Company (DIS)
Acquiree: Maker Studios
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4/3/2014:
Acquirer: DHX Media Ltd. (DHX.CA)
Acquiree: Epitome group of companies
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4/4/2014:
Acquirer: SiTV Media
Acquiree: Fuse network from MSG (MSG)
Merger/Acquisition details: details »

5/1/2014:
Acquirer: Viacom International Media Networks (VIA)
Acquiree: Channel 5 Broadcasting
Merger/Acquisition details: details »

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