Discovery, Inc.

Discovery, Inc.

Discovery, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

1982

Headquarters

8403 Colesville Road,Silver Spring, MD 20910

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

9,800

Industries

Entertainment
Cable, Satellite, and Radio Telecommunications
Media Conglomerates

Company Description

Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world's #1 nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.8 billion cumulative subscribers in 209 countries and territories. Discovery is dedicated to satisfying curiosity through 149 worldwide television networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science and Investigation Discovery, as well as US joint venture networks OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, The Hub and 3net, the first 24-hour 3D network. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools and owns and operates a diversified portfolio of digital media services, including Revision3.

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Executives & Employees

President & Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Corporate Operating Officer

Executive Vice President & General Counsel

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Discovery Networks International

Chief Development, Distribution & Legal Officer

Executive Vice President & Chief Accounting Officer

Chief Accounting Officer

Chief Human Resources & Global Diversity Officer

Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller

Board of Directors

Honorary Board Director at The Cable Center

Founder at Liberty Media Corporation

President & Chief Executive Officer at Discovery, Inc.

Founder & Chairman at RLJ Lodging Trust

Managing Director at Allen & Company LLC

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Liberty Media Corporation

Chief Executive Officer at Newhouse Broadcasting Corp

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at The E W Scripps Co.

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Independent Director at Liberty Latin America Ltd.

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Owners & Shareholders
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Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC (Credit Suisse Securities USA) is the broker/dealer division of Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, a headquartered in New York City. They are a wholly-owned subsidiary of Credit Suisse (USA), Inc., ultimately owned by Credit Suisse Group AG (SWX: CSGN) in Switzerland. Founded in 1998, Credit Suisse Securities USA offers a suite of equities, solutions and credit products and services which includes global securities sales, trading and execution, prime brokerage and comprehensive investment research. Their clients include financial institutions, corporations, governments, institutional investors, such as pension funds and hedge funds, and private individuals around the world.

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Founded in 1999, Jane Street Capital LLC is a trading firm that operates 24 hours a day and around the world, trading a wide range of financial products, including: ETFs, Equities, Futures, Commodities, Options, Bonds, Currencies. and Fixed Income. The firm is a global liquidity provider and market maker, trading mostly products that are listed on exchanges. The firm is a subsidiary of Jane Street Group LLC. Jane Street Capital is an SEC-registered broker-dealer and Member, FINRA.

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Founded in 2002, Susquehanna Financial Group LLLP (SFG) is an institutional broker/dealer headquartered in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania. The firm a direct subsidiary of SFG Holding LLC and thier ultimate parent is Bodel, Inc. SFG is the institutional broker/dealer member of Susquehanna International Group LLC, one of the world's largest privately-held financial institutions which was founded in 1987. SFG is a member of FINRA.SFG provides institutional clients and hedge funds with a fully integrated investment platform that ranges from corporate research to market intelligence to natural liquidity to the facilitation of trade execution. The firm's bulge bracket resources, along with their boutique culture that integrates research, sales and trading offers differentiated value to the institutional investment process. SFG is recognized for their premier ETF and option platforms and has recently expanded their cash equity and fixed-income businesses. The firm's 5 sector verticals deliver a multi-discipline approach from research through trade execution. Their sales force delivers client solutions that demonstrate a deep understanding of market and company fundamentals, along with market filters including volatility, credit, macro and non-fundamental analysis.SFG's equity research coverage includes over 300 companies across the following sectors and industries: (1) consumer (2) energy/industrial (3) financial (4) healthcare and (5) technology, media and telecommunications (TTM).

Recent Transactions
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Hicks Equity Partners LLC purchases Great American Country, Inc. from Discovery, Inc.

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Discovery, Inc. purchases Warner Media LLC from AT&T, Inc.

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Discovery, Inc. purchases Adsparx USA, Inc.

Insider Transactions
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Transaction Advisors
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Advised onDiscovery, Inc., Liberty Global Plc purchase ALL3MEDIA Ltd. from Permira Advisers LLP

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Advised onDiscovery, Inc. purchases Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc.

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Advised onDiscovery, Inc. purchases Warner Media LLC from AT&T, Inc.

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Advised onDiscovery, Inc. purchases Golf Digest Cos. from Advance Publications, Inc.

Co-Chair, Media & Telecommunications Group

Advised onDiscovery, Inc. purchases Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc.

Legal Advisor

Advised onHeinrich Bauer Verlag KG, Bauer Media UK purchase SBS Discovery Radio AB from Discovery, Inc.

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Partner at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Legal Advisor

Partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

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Managing Director, Brokerage at Jones Lang LaSalle

Clients

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Liberty Global Plc is an international television and broadband company, which engages in the provision of broadband communications services. It operates through the following geographical segments: U.K. and Ireland, Belgium, Switzerland, Central and Eastern Europe, and Central and Corporate. Its products include broadband, WiFi, connectivity products, TV platforms, and TV content. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

DISH Network Corp. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of pay-tv services. It operates through Pay-TV and Wireless segments. The Pay-TV segment operates under the DISH brand and Sling brand. The Wireless segment refers to the wireless spectrum licenses and related assets. The company was founded by Charles W. Ergen, Cantey W. Ergen and James DeFranco in 1980 and is headquartered in Englewood, CO.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2020
Market Capitalization
$14.7B
Total Enterprise Value
$36.2B
Earnings Per Share
$1.8
Revenue
$10.6B
Net Profit
$1.22B
EBITDA
$4.06B
Enterprise Value / Sales
3.4x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
8.76x
TEVNet Income
29.7x
Debt TEV
0.45x
EBITDAMargin
38.12%
Total Equity
$12.4B
Total Debt
$16.3B
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
15.54%
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$1,000 +
2019
$25K - $50K
2019
Political Donations
$500
2013
$250
2012
Investments
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All Perspectives Ltd. is a company headquartered in London, UK. The firm engages in television programming and broadcasting activities. It was founded in 2019.

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Group Nine Media, Inc. operates software platform for advertising and promoting brands. Its brands include The Dodo, a social video platform; NowThis, a video news publisher on social networking site; Thrillist, the digital brand in food, drink, travel & entertainment; Seeker, a subscription based channel on online video platform. The company was founded by Benjamin Lerer in October 2016 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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FloSports, Inc. operates as sports media and events company. It offers streaming of premier events, video programming, weekly studio shows, entertainment, and event creation and execution. It focuses on live competition and coverage, original content, and owned and operated events. The company was founded by Martin Floreani, Mark Floreani and Madhu Venkatesan in 2006 and is headquartered in Austin, TX.

Investors
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Executive Vice President & Managing Director, Cross Product Group at Ipreo Holdings LLC

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Co-Founder at Alpha JWC Ventures

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Chief Marketing Officer at Shake Shack, Inc.

Suppliers
Intelsat SA Wireless Telecommunications | Lux

Intelsat SA provides satellite services business, which provides a layer in the global communications infrastructure. It offers communication services to media companies, fixed and wireless telecommunications operators, data networking service providers for enterprise and mobile applications, multinational corporations and Internet Service Providers (ISPs). The company also provides commercial satellite capacity to the U.S. government and other select military organizations and their contractors. Intelsat was founded on August 20, 1964 and is headquartered in Luxembourg.

YOC AG Advertising & Marketing | Berlin, Germany

YOC AG engages in the provision of digital advertising services. It operates through the following segments: National, International, and Corporate Functions. The National segment consists of the operations in Germany. The International segment comprises of the operations in Austria and Poland. The Corporate Functions segment pertains to the programmatic sales. The company was founded by Dirk-Hilmar Kraus in 2001 and is headquartered in Berlin, Germany.

Kew Media Group Inc. Entertainment | Toronto, Canada

Kew Media Group Inc. is a content company, which engages in the production and distribution of multi-genre content. It operates through the following segments: Production, Distribution, and Corporate. The Production and Distribution segments focus on the multi-platform mass-audience, returnable television, and film content. The company was founded by Steven Lewis Silver, Peter Alan Sussman, Nicolas Chartier, Sarah Caroline Curran, David Alexander Fleck, Kathryn From, Herbert L. Kloiber, David Reckziegel, Edward Riley, Mark L. Segal, Leslie Sherman, Julian Neil Tabatznik, and Nancy Tellem on November 3, 2015 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

Competitors
Fox Corp. Cable, Satellite, and Radio Telecommunications - New York, NY

Fox Corp. delivers compelling news, sports and entertainment content. The company provides news under the brands FOX News Media, FOX Sports, FOX Entertainment and FOX Television Stations. It operates through three segments: Cable Network Programming, Television, and Other, Corporate and Eliminations. The Cable Network Programming segment consists of the production and licensing of news and sports content distributed primarily through traditional cable television systems, direct broadcast satellite operators and telecommunication companies and online multi-channel video programming distributors. The Television segment consists of the acquisition, marketing and distribution of broadcast network programming. The Other, Corporate and Eliminations segment consists of the FOX Studio Lot, Credible Labs Inc, corporate overhead costs and intracompany eliminations. The company was founded on May 3, 2018 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

AMC Networks, Inc. Entertainment - New York, New York

AMC reigns as the only cable network in history to ever win the Emmy® Award for Outstanding Drama Series four years in a row, as well as the Golden Globe® Award for Best Television Series - Drama for three consecutive years. Whether commemorating favorite films from every genre and decade or creating acclaimed original programming, the AMC experience is an uncompromising celebration of great stories. AMC’s original stories include Mad Men, Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead, The Killing and Hell on Wheels. AMC further demonstrates its commitment to the art of storytelling with its slate of unscripted original series, as well as curated movie franchises like AMC’s Can’t Get Enough and AMC’s Crazy About. AMC is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc. and its sister networks include IFC, Sundance Channel and WE tv. AMC is available across all platforms, including on-air, online, on demand and mobile. AMC: Story Matters HereSM.

The Walt Disney Company Entertainment - Burbank, CA

The Walt Disney Co. is a diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise. It operates through the following segments: Media Networks, Parks, Experiences and Products, Studio Entertainment and Direct-to-Consumer and International (DTCI). The Media Networks segment includes cable and broadcast television networks, television production and distribution operations, domestic television stations, radio networks and stations. The Parks, Experiences and Products segment owns and operates the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida; the Disneyland Resort in California; Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa in Hawaii; the Disney Vacation Club; the Disney Cruise Line; and Adventures by Disney. The Studio Entertainment segment produces and acquires live-action and animated motion pictures, direct-to-video content, musical recordings and live stage plays. This segment distributes films primarily under the Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm and Touchstone banners. The DTCI segment licenses the company's trade names, characters and visual and literary properties to various manufacturers, game developers, publishers and retailers throughout the world. It also develops and publishes games, primarily for mobile platforms, and books, magazines and comic books. This segment also distributes branded merchandise directly through retail, online and wholesale businesses. The company was founded by Walter Elias Disney on October 16, 1923 and is headquartered in Burbank, CA.

Awards & Honors
Rank #406
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #406
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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