Media M&A Soars in 2014

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Overall media M&A was up substantially in 2014, hitting pre-recession levels in both volume and value, according to a report from investment bank, JEGI. Aggregate deal value topped $128 billion last year, shooting up 92 percent over 2013, while with 1,481 deals, the number of acquisitions across the industry rose 6 percent.

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Media/Tech Deals Dollar Volume Rises

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The number of media-marketing-technology deals remained much the same in 2014 versus the year before, but total deal volume nearly doubled due to major transactions.

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