Local Media Investment Watch

Local Media Investment Watch
Examining investment trends through the filter of 'local' and 'digital'

The pace and scale of investment in interactive local media continues to accelerate. What's the strategy behind these significant investments in locally-oriented companies? Local Media Investment Watch reveals investment trends across mobile, social, online and audio/video categories. Subscribe now.

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Local Media Investment Watch
Local Media Investment Watch, Q3 2013

Published Nov. 2013, Local Media Investment Watch, Q3 2013 is available for download. This installment covers the time period of January 2011 through September 2013, tracking 910 deals (both M&A and private placement) in the local digital media space totaling over $27.6 billion in reported value. The report highlights the most significant trends in the digital media landscape, with particular focus on where money is moving in the first nine months of 2013 as compared to the same period in 2012, and where BIA/Kelsey expects it to move over the rest of the year and into 2014.

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BIA/Kelsey's Local Media Investment Watch examines the current transaction environment for public and private companies that operate in both the local and digital media domain. Zeroing in on local and digital investments, the report examines and analyzes:

  • The current transaction and funding environment for digital media companies
  • Insights into transaction values, volume changes and more
  • Outlook for where dollars will go next
  • What's occurring within the online, mobile, social and audio/video categories
  • Traditional media companies doing digital buys
  • What industry insiders are betting on
  • How disruptors and disruptions - like IPOs - could cause changes
  • The valuation metrics most important to investors

For investors, established companies and start-ups, Local Media Investment Watch offers critical insights around the trends and activities driving dollars. Published quarterly, Local Media Investment Watch offers the following content: Local Media Investment Watch

  • Local Digital Media Investment Overview
  • Mobile Review
  • Social Review
  • Online Review
  • Case Study: Traditional Media in the Digital Space

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