Matrix’s Media & Communications Group Update
Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc. established its Media & Communications Group in late 2014. Throughout 2015, Matrix’s Media & Communications team has advised on several transactions in the broadcasting, outdoor advertising and fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP / FTTH) sectors. At the start of 2016, the team looks forward to another successful year advising its clients.
Many strategic buyers in the media and communications industries continue to consolidate certain sectors. In 2016, the consolidators will continue making acquisitions to gain economies of scale. As a result, many middle market operators are electing to sell entirely, or divest non-core divisions or assets. Other companies are raising additional capital to invest in growth opportunities.
Matrix can provide expert advice for mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, as well as capital raises (debt and equity). Matrix’s proactive and broad-based sale process maximizes value, as well as delivers a high degree of certainty of closing. Our detailed understanding of strategic buyers is augmented by a database of over 2,000 financial acquirers. When raising capital, our extensive knowledge of debt and equity capital providers provides our clients with the best terms available.
Michael McHugh, Managing Director, serves as Head of the Media & Communications Group. He has completed over 100 transactions worth over $2 billion within the media and communications industries and has advised companies on strategic alternatives across the following sectors:
– Outdoor/Out-of-Home Advertising
– Digital Media
– Movie Theaters/Entertainment
– Content & Programming Providers
– Cable Television
– Fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP/FTTH)
– Broadband/Fiber Networks
– Towers/Wireless Back-Haul Systems
Michael S. McHugh, Managing Director, Head of Media & Communications Group
John Ellison, Associate
About Matrix’s Media & Communications Group
Matrix’s Media & Communications Group is a leading provider of transactional advisory services to middle market companies in the media, entertainment, and telecommunications sectors. Team members draw upon long term industry experience to provide merger and acquisition expertise, debt and equity capital raises, corporate restructurings, corporate valuations, and strategic planning engagements. Expertise spans many sectors within this industry including, Media: broadcasting (radio and TV), outdoor (billboards, out-of-home, digital display), digital media, ad tech, print media, movie theaters, entertainment, and content providers, and Communications: cable television, broadband, telecommunications (wireline and wireless), M2M, fiber networks (FTTH, FTTP, long haul and regional), towers and data centers.
About Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc.
Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc. is an independent, advisory focused, privately-held investment bank headquartered in Richmond, VA, with additional offices in Baltimore, MD and Chicago, IL. Since 1988, Matrix has provided merger & acquisition and financial advisory services for privately-held, private-equity owned and publicly traded companies, including sell-side M&A advisory, recapitalizations, asset divestitures, corporate valuations, corporate recovery, buy-side M&A advisory, capital raises of debt & equity, management buyouts, corporate advisory and fairness opinions. Matrix has served clients in a wide range of industries, including building products, business services, consumer products, downstream energy & retail, healthcare, industrial products, lumber and media & communications. For additional information or to contact our team members, please visit www.matrixcmg.com.
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