Tag: Acquisition

Technology

The effect of mobile-led sports on the television industry

When Optus acquired the Premier League they knew they were tapping into a winning market. But the deal in fact created a ripple throughout the media industry, redefining people’s viewing preferences and expectations of television in general. “We were surprised by the level of demand for a mobile-led service” says Optus Head of Content, Paul…

19 Dec 2016, by Amy Sarcevic

Business

JB Hi-Fi and The Good Guys to address AFR Retail Summit – in wake of $870m acquisition

In the wake of JB Hi-Fi’s $870m acquisition of The Good Guys this week, the AFR Retail Summit gives you the opportunity to hear first-hand from the CEOs of both companies on their vision for the future. JB Hi-Fi issued $394 million worth of shares and took on a $500 million debt to fund the deal; but…

14 Sep 2016, by Informa Insights