Finance and Deals
Top Finance and Deals Stories
- Incisive refinancing deal cuts debt to £25m as group is split into two divisions
- What should TheMediaBriefing be covering in 2015?
- Snapchat hits $10bn valuation with new funding round
- Tesco turns to TalkTalk in bid to offload Blinkbox
- Cygnus Business Media Completes Fifth and Final Sale
- Christmas reading from TheMediaBriefing: Our most popular articles of 2014
Latest Finance and Deals Analysis
8th January 2015
Incisive Media enters refinancing agreement with Alchemy Partners that should allow it to reinvest in the company - but cannot rule out more sell-offs further down the line.
5th January 2015
As 2015 gets under way in earnest, TheMediaBriefing is looking forward to diving back into reporting on and analysing the media business. But we also want your help in guiding that coverage and unearthing the new issues that are keeping you awake at night.
19th December 2014
We know media types can't go long without a dose of analysis, debate and discussion so, to tide you over until 2015 we've rounded up the 20 most popular articles on TheMediaBriefing from the last year. The top stories reflect both enduring themes and some of the big issues that have emerged over the last year, from the continued decline of print through to the globalisation of media and the search for better ways of measuring the success of publishers.
10th December 2014
Last week The Times stressed that its return to operating profit was because of the increase in its digital subscriptions (with a little help from increased cover prices). But is that figure more to do with the ongoing changes to its backroom organisation?
2nd December 2014
News UK subsidiary Times Newspapers, which runs the Times and Sunday Times newspapers, recorded an operating profit of £1.7 million for the financial year ending June 30 2014 as the newspapers steadily grew their digital subscriber bases and shifted more of their readers into long-term membership relationships.
Latest Finance and Deals News
Telegraph.co.uk - Media1st January 2015
Telegraph.co.uk - Media29th December 2014
Folio29th December 2014
Adexchanger.com17th December 2014
Christmas came early for digital video ad platform true[X]. The ad platform, which serves both advertisers and publishers, revealed Wednesday that News Corp. spinoff 21st Century Fox intends to acquire it. Although the terms of the deal were not disclosed, The Wall Street Journal pegged that figure at about $200 million. (Read the release). This acquisition indicates 21st […]
Adexchanger.com30th October 2014
LinkedIn's revenue grew 45% YoY in Q3 to $568 million. Its Marketing Solutions division also increased 45% YoY, totaling $109 million in revenue. Marketing Solutions, which makes up 19% of LinkedIn's total revenue, is one of the social network's three lines of business. Overall member growth was strong. LinkedIn now has 332 million members, up 28% YoY. […]