RLJ Entertainment, Inc.

RLJ Entertainment, Inc.

RLJ Entertainment, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

2012

Headquarters

8515 Georgia Avenue, Suite 650, Silver Spring, MD, 20910, USA

Type of Company

Private

Employees (Worldwide)

98

Industries

Entertainment

Company Description

The RLJ Companies, founded by Robert L. Johnson, is an innovative business network that provides strategic investments in a diverse portfolio of companies. Within The RLJ Companies portfolio, Johnson owns or holds interests in businesses operating in hotel real estate investment; private equity; financial services; asset management; insurance services; automobile dealerships; sports and entertainment; and video lottery terminal (VLT) gaming. The RLJ Companies is headquartered in Bethesda, MD, with affiliate operations in Charlotte, NC; Little Rock, AR; Los Angeles, CA; San Juan, PR; and Monrovia, Liberia. Prior to founding The RLJ Companies, Johnson was founder and chairman of Black Entertainment Television (BET).

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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial & Accounting Officer

Chief Marketing Officer

Head-Media Relations

Chief Digital Officer & Executive Vice President, Operations

President of US Distribution

Chief Content Officer, Acorn

Chief Acquisitions Officer, Feature Film Division

President

Chief Operating Officer

Board of Directors

Co-Founder at RLJ Lodging Trust

Executive Vice President Corporate Development & Treasurer at AMC Networks, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer at RLJ Entertainment, Inc.

Managing Director at Suntrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc.

Co-Founder at Latimer Education, Inc.

President, Chief Executive Officer & General Counsel at The RLJ Cos.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at FitLife Brands, Inc.

Portfolio Manager of Structured Finance at Wolverine Asset Management LLC

President Emeritus at AMC Networks, Inc.

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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.

Recent Transactions
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AMC Networks, Inc. purchases RLJ Entertainment, Inc.

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RLJ Entertainment, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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RLJ Entertainment, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Advisors & Consultants
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Clients

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. is a media company, which engages in television broadcasting and film production. It operates through the following segments: Cable Network Programming; Television; Filmed Entertainment; and Other, Corporate and Eliminations. The Cable Network Programming segment is consist of the production and licensing of pragramming distributed primarily through cable television systems, direct broadcast satellite operators, telecommunication companies, and online video distributors. The Television segment is comprised of the broadcasting of networking programming in the U.S and the operation of broadcast television stations, including duopolies in the U.S. The Filmed Entertainment segment refers to the production and acquisition of live-action and animated motion pictures for distribution and licensing in all formats in all entertainment media worldwide, and the production and licensing of television programming worldwide. The Other, Corporate and Eliminations encompasses the corporate overhead costs and intercompany eliminations. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Netflix, Inc. operates as 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.

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Key Stats and Financials As of 2017
Market Capitalization
$142M
Total Enterprise Value
Earnings Per Share
Revenue
$86.3M
EBITDA
$6.14M
Investors
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Co-Founder at RLJ Lodging Trust

Suppliers
Sony Corp. Appliances & Electronics | Tokyo, TY

The Sony Group is primarily focused on the Electronics (such as AV/IT products & components), Game (such as PlayStation), Entertainment (such as motion pictures and music), and Financial Services (such as insurance and banking) sectors. Not only do we represent a wide range of businesses, but we remain globally unique. Our aim is to fully leverage this uniqueness in aggressively carrying out our convergence strategy so that we can continue to emotionally touch and excite our customers.

RTL Group SA Cable, Satellite, and Radio Telecommunications | Luxembourg, LU

With 53 television channels and 28 radio stations in ten countries, RTL Group is the leading European entertainment network. The Luxembourg-based company has interest in TV channels and radio stations in Germany, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Spain, Russia, Hungary and Croatia. It is one of the world’s leading producers of television content such as talent and game shows, drama, daily soaps and telenovelas, including Idols, Got Talent, The X Factor, Good Times - Bad Times and Family Feud. The roots of the company’s history date back to 1924, the year when Radio Luxembourg first went on air. Compagnie Luxembourgeoise de Radiodiffusion (CLR) was founded in 1931. As a European pioneer, the company broadcast a unique programme in several languages using the same frequency. RTL Group itself was created in spring 2000 following the merger of Luxembourg-based CLT-UFA and the British content production company Pearson TV, owned by UK media group Pearson PLC. CLT-UFA itself was created in 1997 when the shareholders of UFA (Bertelsmann) and the historic Compagnie Luxembourgeoise de Télédiffusion – CLT (Audiofina) merged their TV, radio and TV production businesses. Bertelsmann has been the majority shareholder of RTL Group since July 2001. The shares of RTL Group are publicly traded on the Brussels and Luxembourg stock exchanges.

Competitors
Netflix, Inc. Entertainment - Los Gatos, California

Netflix, Inc. operates as 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.

AT&T, Inc. Computer Software - Dallas, TX

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.

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

Amazon.com, Inc. engages in the provision of online retail shopping services. It operates through the following segments: North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The North America segment includes retail sales of consumer products and subscriptions through North America-focused websites such as www.amazon.com and www.amazon.ca. The International segment offers retail sales of consumer products and subscriptions through internationally-focused websites. The Amazon Web Services segment involves in the global sales of compute, storage, database, and AWS service offerings for start-ups, enterprises, government agencies, and academic institutions. The company was founded by Jeffrey P. Bezos in July 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.