Freedom Communications Overview

  • Founded
  • 1935
Founded
  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged
  • Employees
  • 1,001
Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Buyout/​LBO
  • Financing Rounds
  • 8
  • Investments
  • 13

Freedom Communications General Information

Description

Freedom Communications was a provider of broadcasting services. The company used to provide media production services and its media portfolio includes newspapers, television broadcast stations and Internet-based businesses. On March 21, 2016 the firm was acquired by MediaNews Group.

Contact Information

Website
Formerly Known As
Freedom Newspapers
Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Publishing
Other Industries
Broadcasting, Radio and Television
Acquirer
Primary Office
  • 625 North Grand Avenue
  • Santa Ana, CA 92701
  • United States
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Freedom Communications Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Post-Val Status Debt

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Freedom Communications Comparisons

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Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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Freedom Communications Competitors (1)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
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Freedom Communications Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Freedom Communications Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Freedom Communications Investments & Acquisitions (13)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
000 00000-00000000 21-Nov-2013 000000000000000000 000.00 Broadcasting, Radio and Television 00000 0000000
00000 0000000000 12-Dec-2012 000000000000000000 Publishing 00000 0000000
000000 01-May-2007 00000 00000 00 00.00 Information Services (B2C)
000000 0000000000 03-Jan-2007 0000000000 Publishing
Crestview News Bulletin 02-Jan-2007 Buyout/LBO Information Services (B2C)
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Freedom Communications Subsidiaries (3)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Crestview News Bulletin Information Services (B2C) Crestview, FL 1975
000000 0000000000 Publishing Milton, FL 0000
000 00000-00000000 Broadcasting, Radio and Television Riverside, CA 0000
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Freedom Communications Exits (9)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
000000 01-May-2007 00000 00000 00 00.00 Completed
  • 6 buyers
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  • 3 buyers
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00000000 12-Jul-2000 00000 00000 00 00.00 Completed
  • 6 buyers
Sedalia Democrat 01-Jan-1995 Merger/Acquisition Completed
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