Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.

Overview
Date Founded

1987

Headquarters

2700 Colorado Ave. Santa Monica, CA, 90404, United States

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

1,686

Industries

Entertainment
Other Business & Consulting Services
Publishing
Internet Software & Services

Company Description

2012 was a transformative year for Lionsgate as the Company acquired Summit Entertainment in January 2012 and launched the global blockbuster THE HUNGER GAMES franchise in March 2012, emerging as a content leader in the world marketplace. The successes of the past year were the result of Lionsgate’s 12-year growth strategy in which the Company used a combination of organic growth and strategic acquisitions to assemble the building blocks for long-term success. Lionsgate is a far different company today than it was a few short years ago, although it remains committed to the low overhead, cost discipline, entrepreneurial business models and niche focus that have been signatures of its growth over the years

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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

Co-Chair, Motion Picture Group

Chief Financial Officer & Principal Accounting Officer

Chief Operating Officer

General Counsel

Chief Brand Officer & President, Worldwide Marketing

Executive Vice President-Television Operations & Corporate Development

Chief Accounting Officer

Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer

President, North American Television Distribution

Board of Directors

Co-Founder at MHR Fund Management LLC

Vice Chairman at Lions Gate Entertainment, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer at Liberty Global Plc

President & Chief Executive Officer at Discovery, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer at Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Omnicom Media Group, Inc.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Universal Music Group, Inc.

President & Director at Stonetex Oil Corp.

Principal at Lions Gate Entertainment, Inc.

Member, Board of Directors at Discovery, Inc.

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Owners & Shareholders
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MHR Fund Management (MHR) specializes in providing investment management services to private investment funds. They seek to generate attractive returns for its investors across various investing environments. The firm invests in distressed middle-market companies with a focus on sourcing through their industry and portfolio company relationships. MHR employs a rigorous, due diligence-focused investment process with a strong emphasis on downside protection that capitalizes on their deep industry knowledge and analytical capabilities. MHR may utilize the bankruptcy or restructuring process to improve both the capital structure and the cost structure of their portfolio companies. In addition, the firm may seek to create long-term value beyond the turnaround process by continuing to improve operations, growing companies and effectuating successful exits. MHR believes that its focus on both restructuring and growing companies is differentiated and serves to generate attractive returns for its investors across various investing environments.

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Shapiro Capital Management (SCM) is a value manager that adheres to an absolute value approach to investing in US equities. The firm manages small-cap, mid-cap and all-cap equity products. SCM employs a bottom-up investment selection process that is based on research-intensive fundamental analysis. The firm's value approach often includes a contrarian philosophy. They do not employ technical analysis in their investment decisions. SCM seeks to identify companies that compete in a business that is easily understood and that demonstrate superior economic characteristics. The firm typically invests in companies with high returns on invested assets, free cash flow, true franchise characteristics, significant barriers to competitive entry, products with minimal chance of obsolescence and significant managerial ownership. SCM's research includes an analysis of financial statements including all published material for at least the three most recent years. They focus on historical accounting procedures, asset valuations and cash flow. SCM will sell when a stock reaches what they believe to be its intrinsic value, when there is an unanticipated corporate reorganization, there is a change in business philosophy or when there is an unanticipated change in management.

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Fairpointe Capital manages equity portfolios for clients. The firm looks for companies with compelling business models, financial strength, experienced management, and attractive valuation. The Mid-Cap strategy employs a fundamental bottom-up, valuation-based process to select companies that they believe are inefficiently priced relative to their earnings growth outlook over the next three to five years. Fairpointe has a preference for companies with products or services that make their customers more efficient or profitable, and are critical to their customers' success. The Focused Equity strategy employs a disciplined, fundamental, bottom-up valuation-based approach to investing while seeking to select companies that are inefficiently priced relative to their fundamental value, earnings growth outlook and cash flow generationover the next three to five years. Security selection is based on identifying companies with a catalyst for change, strong or improving financial metrics and prior management success. Fairpointe primarily invests in domestic equities and ADRs. If fixed income exposure is required by the client, Fairpointe typically invests in bond funds, corporate bonds, and treasuries. ^

Recent Transactions
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STV Group Plc purchases Primal Media Ltd. from Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.

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CBS Corp. purchases Pop Media Group LLC from Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.

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Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. purchases 3 Arts Entertainment, Inc.

Insider Transactions
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Transaction Advisors
Legal Advisor

Advised onLions Gate Entertainment Corp. purchases Pop Media Group LLC from Rovi Corp.

Legal Advisor

Advised onLions Gate Entertainment Corp. purchases Starz

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Advised onLions Gate Entertainment Corp. purchases Artisan Entertainment, Inc.

Professional

Advised onLions Gate Entertainment Corp. issued Common Stock

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Advised onLions Gate Entertainment Corp. purchases Pop Media Group LLC from Rovi Corp.

Managing Director

Advised onLions Gate Entertainment Corp. purchases Summit Entertainment LLC

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Partner at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Special Advisor

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, TMP Entertainment at Tang Media Partners LLC

Consultant

Former Co-Chief Operating Officer & Co-President, Motion Picture Group at Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.

Clients

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AT&T, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of telecommunications media and technology service. It operates through the following four segments: Communications, Warner Media, Latin America and Xandar. The Communications segment provides services to businesses and consumers located in the U.S., or in U.S. territories, and businesses globally. The Warner Media segment develops, produces and distributes feature films, television, gaming and other content over various physical and digital formats. The Latin America segment provides entertainment and wireless services outside of the U.S. The Xandar segment provides advertising services. The company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Dallas, TX.

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Key Stats and Financials As of 2018
Market Capitalization
$1.89B
Total Enterprise Value
$9.34B
Earnings Per Share
$2.27
Revenue
$4.13B
Net Profit
$474M
Total Equity
$3.26B
Total Debt
$3.93B
Debt TEV
0.42x
TEVNet Income
19.73x
Enterprise Value Sales
2.26x
EBITDAMargin
51.89%
EBITDA
$2.14B
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
4.36x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
24.73%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
14.34%
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$1,000 - $4,999
2017
$1,000 - $4,999
2016
Political Donations
$6,800
2014
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Telltale, Inc. develops computer games. It offers episodic game creation and digital publishing services. The firm also publishes Xbox 360, PlayStation3, and Wii and also publishes games on the PC, Mac, and Apple iOS platforms. The company was founded by Kevin Bruner, Alexander Wilson, Dan Connors and Troy Molander in 2004 and is headquartered in San Rafael, CA.

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Immortals LLC develops video game software. It operates Gamers Club and IGC Esports. It also offers mouse pad, sticker packs, and shirts. The company was founded by Noah Whinston and Clinton Foy in 2015 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

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Investors
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Co-Founder at Global Eagle Acquisition Corp.

Suppliers
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CBS Corp. Advertising & Marketing | New York, New York

CBS Corporation is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest libraries of entertainment content, making its brand – “the Eye” – one of the most recognized in business. The Company’s operations span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable, publishing, radio, local TV, film, outdoor advertising, and interactive and socially responsible media. CBS’s businesses include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, TVGN (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate), Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations, CBS Radio, CBS Outdoor, CBS Television Studios, CBS Global Distribution Group (CBS Studios International and CBS Television Distribution), CBS Interactive, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Films and CBS EcoMedia.

Prime Focus Ltd. Entertainment | Mumbai, MA

Prime Focus Ltd. engages in the provision of media services, creative services, tech products and other post-production services to the media and entertainment industry. It operates through the following geographical segments: India, United Kingdom, United States, Canada, United Arab Emirates, and Other Countries. Its products include visual effects, stereo 3D conversion, animation, cloud-enabled media services, equipment rental, digital intermediate, and picture post. The company was founded by Prakash Kurup, Huzefa Lokhandwala, Namit Naresh Malhotra, and Merzin Tavaria on June 24, 1997 and is headquartered in Mumbai, India.

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Netflix, Inc. Entertainment - LOS GATOS, CA

Netflix, Inc. is an Internet subscription service company, which provides subscription service streaming movies and television episodes over the Internet and sending DVDs by mail. It operates through the following segments: Domestic Streaming, International Streaming and Domestic DVD. The Domestic Streaming segment derives revenues from monthly membership fees for services consisting solely of streaming content to its members in the United States. The International Streaming segment includes fees from members outside the United States. The Domestic DVD segment covers revenues from services consisting solely of DVD-by-mail. The company was founded by Marc Randolph and Wilmot Reed Hastings Jr., on August 29, 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, CA.

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

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Amazon.com, Inc. Retail: Other - Seattle, Washington

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