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Televisa to Merge Assets with Univision

On Tuesday April 13, Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. (NYSE: TV) announced its plans to merge its assets with Univision Holdings Inc. in a landmark transaction. The company will merge its media, content and production assets. This deal will create the largest Spanish-language media company in the world: Televisa-Univision.

Transaction Terms

Televisa will contribute its content assets for a total value of $4.8 billion. $3.0 billion in cash and $1.5 billion in Univision equity with $0.3 billion from other sources makes up these assets. A new $1 billion Series C preferred investment will partially finance this transaction. This investment was led by the SoftBank Latin America Fund with participation from Google, The Raine Group and ForgeLight. J.P. Morgan will also arrange $2.1 billion of …

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