Fitch Says Media Deals May Heat Up

Davis, Avram
December 2009
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;12/7/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 49, p10
The article reveals the findings of a report published by Fitch Ratings which predicts that media transactions may increase in 2010. The firm based its prediction on several high-profile mergers in the sector and indicates that there will be changes in the way content is distributed and consumed which will affect media-related merger and acquisition deals. According to Mike Simonton of Fitch, potential targets of acquisitions are film libraries, web sites and video games.


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