The Dutch competition authority ACM has informed RTL Group and Talpa Network that the authority will not approve the proposed merger of RTL Nederland and Talpa Network, initially announced on 22 June 2021.
Fremantle, RTL Group’s global content production business, today announced that it has acquired a 51 per cent majority stake in Wildstar Films, a production company focused on natural history documentaries.
Following the launch of RTL’s unified brand identity, RTL Group has taken the next step towards transforming RTL from a traditional broadcast brand to a leading entertainment brand across all digital platforms.
RTL Group today announced it has appointed two new members of RTL Deutschland’s Management Board: Ingrid Heisserer will be the new Chief Financial Officer and Xenia Meuser will be the new Chief Human Resources Officer.
RTL Group today announced that its largest business unit RTL Deutschland has signed an exclusive agreement for an extensive, multi-year programme volume deal with the US production company Warner Bros. Entertainment.
RTL Group today announced a comprehensive cooperation with Amobee to strengthen their ad-tech businesses in continental Europe. RTL Group and Amobee will establish a jointly owned sales and services company called TechAlliance, which will combine the ad-tech services of Amobee and Smartclip in Europe.
RTL Group today announced that its global content business, Fremantle, has completed the sale of its 100 per cent shareholding in Ludia Inc. to US-based mobile entertainment company Jam City for US-$165 million (€139 million).
Following the press release of 17 May 2021 relating to the proposed merger between Groupe TF1 and Groupe M6, the employee representative bodies of Groupe Bouygues, Groupe TF1 and Groupe M6 issued their favourable opinions on the proposed merger on 24 June 2021.
RTL Group today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement for the sale of RTL Belgium to the Belgian media companies DPG Media and Groupe Rossel. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and is expected to close in Q4/2021.