• MEDIAtalk

    Exploring global and UK media M&A activity and industry trends



21 February 2018

We produce MEDIAtalk twice a year to offer an in-depth study of global and domestic media M&A activity and to explore industry trends. If you would like more information about any topics covered in our MEDIAtalk reports, or if you would like to share your views with us, please contact Partner & BDO Global Head of Media, Andy Viner.

Latest edition of MEDIAtalk – H2 2017, The Future is Bright in India

Amidst economic and political challenges, global M&A had a tremendous start to the year in 2017. There was a real appetite to do big ticket deals and activity levels stayed high throughout the year. Despite global M&A activity across all sectors dipping by 1% by number of deals, media M&A activity actually increased by 4% compared with 2016.

The full report

2017 was a stellar year for a vibrant media sector. This report explores the successes of the past six months in terms of global and UK deals, and shines a spotlight on India which is increasingly becoming a targeted region for M&A activity. 

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