British Broadcasting Corp.

British Broadcasting Corp.

British Broadcasting Corp.

Overview
Date Founded

1922

Headquarters

13 Linenhall Street,Belfast, Northern Ireland BT2 8AA

Employees (Worldwide)

10K - 1M

Industries

Cable, Satellite, and Radio Telecommunications
Media Conglomerates
Internet Software & Services
News & Digital Content

Company Description

British Broadcasting Corp. provides broadcasting services. It offers news, sport, weather reports, DVD shopping, videos, travel, capital, culture, music, nature, food and local news. The company was founded by John Charles Walsham Reith in 1922 and is headquartered in White City, the United Kingdom.

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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer & Editor-in-Chief

Chief Technology Officer

Head-BBC North Rights & Business Affairs

Head, Communications-Department of Communities

Head of Press

Head, Newsgathering

Head of TV Content, Iplayer

Board of Directors

Former Chief Executive Officer at BHF Group UK Ltd.

Former Chief Executive Officer at The British United Provident Association Ltd.

Non-Executive Director at National Express Group Plc

Non-Executive Investor at The Light Cinemas Ltd.

Former Director at The Tate Gallery

Senior Adviser at UBS AG

Chief Executive Officer at BBC Worldwide Ltd.

Former Chief Executive Officer & Editor-in-Chief at British Broadcasting Corp.

Director, Nations & Regions at British Broadcasting Corp.

Vice Chancellor at Staffordshire University

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Recent Transactions
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British Broadcasting Corp., BBC Worldwide Ltd. purchase Lookout Point Ltd.

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BBC Worldwide Ltd., BBC Trust purchase Amazing Productions Ltd.

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British Broadcasting Corp., BBC Worldwide Ltd. purchase Red Planet Pictures Ltd. /Factual Div from Red Planet Pictures Ltd.

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Advised onScripps Networks Interactive, Inc., Southbank Media Ltd. purchase UKTV Interactive Ltd. from British Broadcasting Corp., Virgin Media, Inc.

Investment Advisor

Advised onExponent Private Equity LLP purchases BBC Magazines Holdings Ltd. from British Broadcasting Corp.

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Advised onDiscovery, Inc. purchases BBC Worldwide Ltd. /Animal Planet & Liv Ops from British Broadcasting Corp.

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Advised onScripps Networks Interactive, Inc., Southbank Media Ltd. purchase UKTV Interactive Ltd. from British Broadcasting Corp., Virgin Media, Inc.

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Advised onDiscovery, Inc. purchases BBC Worldwide Ltd. /Animal Planet & Liv Ops from British Broadcasting Corp.

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Advised onDiscovery, Inc. purchases BBC Worldwide Ltd. /Animal Planet & Liv Ops from British Broadcasting Corp.

Advisors & Consultants
Advisor

Associate Director at Lincoln Center Theater

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Partner at Hogan & Lovells LLP

Advisor

Former Director at The Tate Gallery

Clients

Carnival Corp. engages in the operation of cruise ships. It operates through the following segments: North America; Europe, Australia, and Asia (EEA); Cruise Support; and Tour and Other. The North America segment includes Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, and Seabourn. The Europe, Australia, and Asia (EEA) segment comprises of AIDA, Costa, Cunard, P&O Cruises (Australia), P&O Cruises (UK). The Cruise Support segment represents port destinations and private islands for the benefit of its cruise brands. The Tour and Other segment o[perates hotel and transportation operations of Holland America Princess Alaska Tours. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Miami, FL.

Liberty Global Plc is an international television and broadband company, which engages in the provision of broadband communications services, including video, broadband Internet and fixed-line telephony services; B2B services; as well as mobile services. It operates through the following geographical segments: U.K/Ireland; Belgium; Germany; Switzerland/Austria; and Central and Eastern Europe. The company was founded on June 7, 2013 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

AT&T, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of telecommunications and digital entertainment services. It operates through the following business segments: Business Solutions, Entertainment Group, Consumer Mobility, and International. The Business Solutions segment provides advanced IP-based services including Virtual Private Networks (VPN); Ethernet-related products; FlexWare, a service that relies on Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) to provide application-based routing, and broadband, collectively referred to as strategic services, as well as traditional data and voice products. We utilize our wireless and wired networks to provide a complete communications solution to our business customers. The Entertainment Group segment offers video, internet, voice communication, and interactive and targeted advertising services to customers located in the United States. The Consumer Mobility segment provides nationwide wireless service to consumers, and wholesale and resale subscribers located in the United States. The International segment provides entertainment services in Latin America and wireless services in Mexico. The company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Dallas, TX.

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AudioGo Ltd. publishes audio books. It is a leading publisher of bestselling single-voice and full-cast dramatized audio books. The company is headquartered in Middlesex, GB.

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ViKi Pte Ltd. provides services related to movies in different languages. It operates an international video website, which offers TV shows, movies, and other premium content translated into languages by a community of avid fans. The company was founded by Razmig Hovaghimian, Changseong Ho and Jiwon Moon in 2007 and is headquartered in Singapore.

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Royal Opera House Enterprises Ltd. provided audio visual recording, production and distribution services The company was founded in 2000 and was headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Suppliers
Groupe Steria SCA IT Consulting & Services | Vélizy-Villacoublay, IF

Groupe Steria SCA engages in the provision of software development and computer services and solutions. It operates through the following geographical segments: France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Scandinavia, Belux, Switzerland, and Poland. The company also operates through the Consulting and Systems Integration, and Managed Services businesses. The Consulting and Systems Integration business involves designing, developing, testing, implementing, maintaining, and upgrading information technology applications. The Managed Services business involves managing all or part of the information technology infrastructure of companies or their business processes. The company was founded by Jean Carteron in 1969 and is headquartered in Issy-les-Moulineaux, France.

SciSys Plc IT Consulting & Services | Chippenham, WI

SciSys Plc engages in designing, building and supports software systems. It operates through the following divisions: Space, Enterprise Solutions and Defence, Media and Broadcast, Xibis Ltd, and ANNOVA Sytems GmbH. The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Chippenham, the United Kingdom.

Mirada Plc Electrical Products | London, GL

Mirada Plc engages in the provision of support in field of digital television and broadcast markets. It specializes in the distribution of products and services among digital television operators and broadcasters. It also offers complete suite of end-to-end modular products across multiple devices including personal computers, smartphones, and tablets with the state-of-the-art user interface design. It operates through the Digital Television and Broadcast, and Mobile segments. The company was founded on August 4, 1998 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.