Media Industry


TV analytics platform Admo.tv raises £5m to expand UK presence

Series B funding will capitalise on boom in global TV analytics market

Mergers & Acquisitions

What the Disney-Fox merger shows us about acquisitions in media

Lights, camera, acquire! Does the Disney-Fox merger put the entertainment industry back in the spotlight? Will others follow where Murdoch leads? Cavendish Corporate Finance's Linda Sullivan explains.

PR and Marketing Strategy

Online ads are killing traditional media: Where do retailers stand?

Customers like to engage, compare and seek recommendations about products. StitcherAds' Declan Kennedy outlines the opportunities for retailers.


TV streaming service Simplestream secures £500k

UK-based live streaming TV platform, Simplestream, secures £500,000 from Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks' Growth Finance team.

PR and Marketing Strategy

5 of the biggest media training myths that need to stop

Andrew Ogden, managing director at Broadcast Media Services, offers five top tips on how to get it right when performing in front of the microphones, especially when a crisis hits.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Trinity Mirror confirms talks to strengthen regional presence with acquisition of Local World

Giant media house looking to take remaining share of rival publisher.


TV and film financiers urged to continue investing despite tax controversies

After some high-profile cases linking tax avoidance with investment in the film and TV industry, Red Rock Entertainment's Gary Collins hopes not all investment opportunities are 'tarred with the same brush'.


TV broadcaster raises finance for new bespoke services

Broadcaster Made Television has raised £3.5 million in funding from Ariadne Capital.


Irish start-up VideoElephant closes equity deal to fund US push

AIB seed capital fund Dublin Business Innovation Centre has joined the investment consortium at online video content business VideoElephant.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Gorkana Group snapped up by rival business Cision

Exponent Private Equity has exited its interest in media intelligence business Gorkana Group through a deal worth £200 million.


News website BuzzFeed raises £30 million from Andreessen Horowitz

Digital news company BuzzFeed has now raised $96.3 million worth of external investment following its latest growth capital deal.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Charlie Muirhead's Rightster buys venture capital-backed Base79

Video distribution venture Rightster has used its capital market listing to finance the purchase of digital rights management company Base79.