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Sky UK

Sky UK
1990 FOUNDED
M&A STATUS
30K-35K EMPLOYEES
M&A LATEST DEAL TYPE
13 FINANCING ROUNDS
37 INVESTMENTS
Description

Sky Ltd is the U.K.'s only satellite television operator and its largest pay-TV provider, with 12.9 million retail subscribers. It is also the largest pay-TV provider in Italy, with 4.8 million customers, and is a large operator in Germany and Austria, with 5.3 million pay-TV subscribers. The firm's strategy is to dominate the pay-TV markets in its respective countries. In the U.K., it also offers bundles of broadband, telephony and other services. In total, it sells 61.7 million products.

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Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Corporate Backed or Acquired
Primary Industry
Broadcasting, Radio and Television
Other Industries
Internet Service Providers
Parent Company
Primary Office
  • Grant Way
  • Isleworth TW7 5QD
  • England, United Kingdom

+44 0333 000 0000

Sky UK Valuation and Funding

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Sky UK Competitors (7)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Telecom Italia Corporate Backed or Acquired Milan, Italy 00000 00.000 00000000000 00.000
00&0 Corporation Dallas, TX 000000 0000 000000000 0000
00000 0000000 Failed Transaction (M&A) Beijing, China 000000 000000&0
000000 000000 Formerly PE-Backed New Delhi, India 00000 00.000 0000000000
000 Corporation London, United Kingdom 0000 00000 00000000000 00000
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Sky UK Investments & Acquisitions (37)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
00000 08-Apr-2019 00 000000000000000 0000 Broadcasting, Radio and Television
000000000 08-Jan-2019 000000000 Network Management Software 000000 00000000
00000000 0000000 11-Oct-2018 00000 0000000 Entertainment Software 0000 00000
00000000 00000 000 25-Jul-2018 00000 00000 00 Other Containers and Packaging 0000 000000
iFlix 07-Aug-2017 PE Growth/Expansion 00000 Broadcasting, Radio and Television 000000 00000000
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Sky UK Exits (10)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
00000 08-Apr-2019 00 000000000000000 0000 Completed
  • 8 buyers
00000 07-Aug-2017 00 000000000000000 00000 Completed
  • 10 buyers
00000 07-Mar-2017 00 000000000000000 0000 Completed
  • 5 buyers
00000 09-Mar-2016 000000000 Completed
  • 3 buyers
Tour Racing 12-Jun-2015 Merger/Acquisition Completed
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Sky UK Subsidiaries (11)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Blast! Films-Hunger Broadcasting, Radio and Television London, United Kingdom 2007
0000 00000000000 Movies, Music and Entertainment London, United Kingdom 0000
000 000000 Information Services (B2C) Isleworth, United Kingdom 0000
00 000 00000 Broadcasting, Radio and Television London, United Kingdom 0000
000 000000 Broadcasting, Radio and Television Rome, Italy 0000
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Sky UK Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Participating Rounds Investor Since Board Seat Contact Info

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Sky UK Executive Team (22)

Name Title Board
Seat
Contact
Info
David Darroch Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director and Board Member
Stephen Van Rooyen Chief Executive Officer, UK and Ireland
Andrew Griffith Group Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Board Member
Chris Stylianou Chief Operating Officer, UK & Ireland
Mai Fyfield Chief Strategy & Commercial Officer

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Sky UK Board Members (10)

Name Representing Role Since Contact
Info
00000 00000 Sky UK Independent Non-Executive Director 000 0000
00000 0000000 Sky UK Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director and Board Member 000 0000
00000000 0000000 Self Non-Executive Director 000 0000
00000 00000 Self Independent Non-Executive Director 000 0000

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