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Discovery (Mass Media)

Discovery (Mass Media)
1985 FOUNDED
PUBLIC STATUS
5K-10K EMPLOYEES
DISCA STOCK SYMBOL
60 INVESTMENTS
$30.69 SHARE PRICE (As of Friday Closing)
Description

Discovery is the one of the largest global media providers with over 2 billion cumulative subscribers in over 220 countries. Its three traditional networks (Discovery, TLC, and Animal Planet) each reach over 87 million U.S. households and more than 260 million international subscribers. The top two networks (HGTV and Food Network) acquired in the Scripps transaction are available in more than 90 million households in the U.S., with a third one (Travel Channel) available in more than 82 million households. The international segment consists of national and pan-regional networks over 294 unique distribution feeds in more than 45 languages.

Formerly Known As
Discovery Communications
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Corporate Backed or Acquired
Primary Industry
Broadcasting, Radio and Television
Stock Exchange
NAS
Primary Office
  • One Discovery Place
  • Silver Spring, MD 20910
  • United States

+1 (240) 000-0000
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Discovery (Mass Media) Stock Performance

52 wk Range Market Cap Prev. Close EPS Average Volume Shares
$23.79 - $34.89 $15.3B $30.93 $1.38 4.08M 525M

Discovery (Mass Media) Financials Summary

In Thousands,
USD
TTM
31-Mar-2019
FY 2018
31-Dec-2018
FY 2017
31-Dec-2017
FY 2016
31-Dec-2016
Enterprise Value 31,820,752 20,659,437 16,345,582 18,468,040
Revenue 10,953,000 10,553,000 6,873,000 6,497,000
EBITDA 7,155,000 6,422,000 2,557,000 4,119,000
Net Income 1,005,000 614,000 (313,000) 1,217,000
Total Assets 32,444,000 32,550,000 22,555,000 15,672,000
Total Debt 16,343,000 17,045,000 14,785,000 7,923,000
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Discovery (Mass Media) Valuation and Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Post-Val Valuation/
EBITDA
Debt Status

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Discovery (Mass Media) Competitors (10)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Entercom Communications Formerly PE-Backed Bala Cynwyd, PA 0000 00000 00000000000 00000
000 00000000000000 Formerly PE-Backed Atlanta, GA 0000 000000000
0000 0000000 Corporation Englewood, CO 00000
0&0 0000000000 000 Corporate Backed or Acquired New York, NY 0000 00000000000
00000000 Corporate Backed or Acquired Milan, Italy 0000 00000000000
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Discovery (Mass Media) Investments & Acquisitions (60)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
000000000 03-Jun-2019 00000 00000 00 0000 Movies, Music and Entertainment 00000 00000000
0000 000000 13-May-2019 000000000000000000 000.00 Publishing 00000 000000
0000 000000 00000 08-Jan-2019 000000000000000000 Other Commercial Services
0000000 00000000 0 06-Mar-2018 000000000000000000 000.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) 00000 000000
Oprah Winfrey Network (U.S. TV channel) 04-Dec-2017 Merger/Acquisition 0000 Broadcasting, Radio and Television 00000 000000
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Discovery (Mass Media) Exits (13)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
0000000 00000 04-Dec-2014 00000 00000 00 000 Completed
  • 7 buyers
000 00 03-Mar-2014 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 000000000 (0000 00
0000é0é 0'00000000 21-Dec-2012 000000000 00000000 Completed
  • 000000000 (0000 00
00000 00 07-Nov-2011 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 000000000 (0000 00
Uber.com 26-May-2008 Early Stage VC 00.00 Completed
  • 3 buyers
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Discovery (Mass Media) Subsidiaries (9)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Play Sports Group Other Commercial Services Bath, United Kingdom 2012
00000 0000000 0000 Broadcasting, Radio and Television West Hollywood, CA 0000
000000000 00000000 Broadcasting, Radio and Television Munich, Germany 0000
000000000 00000 Broadcasting, Radio and Television Tokyo, Japan 0000
000000 000000 Broadcasting, Radio and Television Chicago, IL 0000
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Discovery (Mass Media) Executive Team (84)

Name Title Board
Seat
Contact
Info
David Zaslav Chief Executive Officer, President and Board Member
Jean-Briac Perrette President and Chief Executive Officer of Discovery Networks International
Kasia Kieli President & Managing Director EMEA
Susanna Dinnage Global President, Animal Planet
Henry Schleiff JD Group President of the Investigation Discovery, American Heroes Channel, and Destination America

34 Former Executives

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Discovery (Mass Media) Board Members (13)

Name Representing Role Since Contact
Info
000000 0000000 Discovery (Mass Media) Board Member 000 0000
000000 0000000 Self Board of Directors 000 0000
0. 00000 00000 Self Board of Directors 000 0000
0000 000000 00.0 Discovery (Mass Media) Co-Chairman 000 0000
0. 00000 0000000 Self Board of Directors 000 0000

1 Former Board Member

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