Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Merger and acquisition fever in the entertainment content ecosystem

As of November last year, they were 27% more transactions than in 2020 and accumulated operations for US$ 233 billion, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers. The main trend is given by content providers investing in streaming platforms. The counterpart is the churn: Deloittte predicts that 150 million people will cancel their pay TV subscriptions in 2022.

Between January and mid-November 2021, 804 M&A deals were announced in the media and telecommunications area, 27% more than in the previous year, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers. The value of these operations reached a record US$ 233 billion, boosted by high-level integrations such as the Discovery-WarnerMedia merger and Amazon's purchase of MGM.

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