Aled Evans

Aled Evans

Aled Evans is a Senior Research Analyst for IHS Markit in the TMT Content team. His role is focused on television and sVOD channels and programming across international markets.
Prior to IHS Markit Aled worked extensively in UK media production as a senior producer with roles across leading TV broadcasters and content production groups.

Aled has a Master’s Degree in Entertainment Law from Westminster Law School with a focus on the law and regulation capturing broadcasting, content, data and digital media.


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Content Producer Mergers & Acquisitions - 2013-2017

IHS Markit Channels and Programming Intelligence has tracked 350 mergers and acquisitions (M&As) involving content producers over the five years from 2013 until the end of 2017. Content producer M&A activity has increased, from 42 deals in 2013 to 102 in 2017. ITV and Fremantle Media were the most active buyers in terms of number of deals in the last five years.

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Disney scales up with $52 billion Fox acquisition

The Walt Disney Company has agreed to acquire most of the entertainment assets of 21st Century Fox, giving it the sscale to compete for consumers in an increasingly online media world.

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Disney agrees to buy Fox entertainment assets for $52 billion
Disney agrees to buy Fox entertainment assets for $52 billion

Walt Disney Company has agreed to acquire most of 21st Century Fox’s assets, including the 20th Century Fox film studio, most of its cable networks, a 39% stake in European pay TV business Sky and a 30% stake in Hulu. Disney will pay $52.4 billion in stock (subject to adjustments) with 21st Century Fox shareholders receiving 0.2745 Disney shares for each Fox share. Disney will also assume $13.7 billion of net debt.

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