posted by Deborah D. McAdams /
03.31.2014 11:46 AM
MediaBridge Capital Advisors Manages Two Tech Acquisitions
Deals closed March 18
BOSTON—MediaBridge Capital Advisors said it has served as the exclusive investment banking advisor on two international acquisitions that both closed March 18, 2014. The deals included the $25 million sale of U.K.-based broadcast automation and channel-in-a-box software maker Pebble Beach Systems to Vislink plc, a global U.K.-based wireless communications vendor, and the CA$21 million sale of Montreal-based visual communications software maker X2O Media to Barco N.V., a manufacturer of visualization systems based in Belgium.

“Although occurring primarily in two different markets—broadcast and pro A/V—these acquisitions represent a new dynamic in today’s media markets: a move toward standardized IT- and cloud-based technologies,” said John Bowen, co-founder and managing partner of MediaBridge Capital Advisors. “Not only are end-user customers able to evolve and adapt more quickly to changing business requirements, but the vendors benefit from higher-margin business and the potential for recurring revenue models.”

Ethan Jacks, MediaBridge’s other co-founder and managing partner, added, “MediaBridge is focused on the leading edge of the hardware/software consolidation model. We are pleased to have represented Pebble Beach and X2O, both leading digital media software innovators, in highly synergistic acquisitions by global enterprises Vislink and Barco.”

Post New Comment
If you are already a member, or would like to receive email alerts as new comments are
made, please login or register.

Enter the code shown above:

(Note: If you cannot read the numbers in the above
image, reload the page to generate a new one.)

No Comments Found

Tuesday 03:07 PM
WMUR-TV Says FAA Drone Rules Preclude ENG
The FAA’s current rules and proposed ban on flight over people, requirement of visual line of sight and restriction on nighttime flying, effectively prohibit broadcasters from using UAS for newsgathering. ~ WMUR-TV General Manager Jeff Bartlett

D. Pagan Communications /   Friday 10:35 AM
Blue Line is Hot on the Trail of DPA Microphones
Clyne Media, Inc /   Thursday 09:51 PM
Focusrite Expands RedNet Range

Featured Articles
Discover TV Technology