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Entertainment One Facts
As at 31 March 2016

  • 19.4p
    Adjusted fully diluted EPS
  • £803m
  • 100,000
    Hours of Film and Television Content
  • 40,000
    Music Tracks
  • $1.5b
    Independent valuation of the Group's library
  • £129m
    Underlying EBITDA

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Entertainment One History

Through established Film and Television divisions, the company provides extensive expertise in film distribution, television and music production, family programming, merchandising and licensing, and digital content.

  • 2016: Indie music label Last Gang joins Entertainment One

  • 2016: Entertainment One expands US reality television business through acquisition of 65% interest in unscripted production company Renegade83

  • 2016: Entertainment One and 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment announce long-term, multi-territory home entertainment partnership; and launch a home entertainment joint venture in Canada

  • 2016: Entertainment One acquires leading Americana, singer-songwriter and Indie Rock brand Dualtone Music Group, home to some of the most popular artists, including The Lumineers

  • 2016: Entertainment One inks film and television first-look deal with Australian production company Aquarius Films

  • 2016: Entertainment One enhances its global film portfolio and international sales and distribution reach through a strategic equity investment in Sierra Pictures

  • 2015: Increases ownership of beloved preschool franchise Peppa Pig by purchasing a controlling stake in the global brand

  • 2015: Entertainment One reintroduces Momentum Pictures to focus on distributing multiplatform film, television and special interest content in the U.S. and around the world

  • 2015: Acquires 51% of The Mark Gordon Company and partners to form a joint venture studio focused on premium television and film content

  • 2014: Acquires leading Canadian television producer Force Four Entertainment

  • 2014: Acquires leading Canadian television producer Paperny Entertainment

  • 2014: Acquires Toronto-based Phase 4 Films to enhance US Film & Distribution abilities

  • 2014: Makes strategic equity investment in leading interactive agency Secret Location

  • 2014: Launches Québec-based international film sales boutique Seville International as part of a quickly growing international films division

  • 2014: Completes exclusive multi-year output agreement with Robert Rodriguez’s El Rey Network for original scripted series

  • 2014: Premiere of Entertainment One Television’s Klondike, Discovery Channel’s first scripted series

  • 2014: Launches global film production arm with Gavin Hood’s Eye in the Sky

  • 2013: Completes exclusive multi-year distribution agreement with AMC and Sundance to handle international distribution for all original scripted series

  • 2013: First appearance on London Stock Exchange FTSE 250

  • 2013: Extends reach into Spain and expands film business in Canada and the UK through acquisition of Alliance Films

  • 2012: Expands Film and Television businesses in the UK and Europe

  • 2011: Acquires Hopscotch to expand footprint in Australia and New Zealand

  • 2011: Signs exclusive five-year licensing deal with LOVEFiLM, owned by Amazon.com, Inc. in the UK

  • 2010: Signs 3-year US broadcast deal with Nick Jr. for Peppa Pig in the US

  • 2010: Expands film distribution activities into Germany

  • 2010: Expands film distribution activities into Scandinavia and South Africa

  • 2010: Expands film distribution activities into France

  • 2010: Inks international distribution deal with Fox for AMC hit series The Walking Dead

  • 2010: Steps up from AIM to standard listing on main market of London Stock Exchange

  • 2009: Announces multi-territory film and TV content deal with iTunes

  • 2008: Acquires and unites Canadian TV producer Barna-Alper and Blueprint Entertainment, film sales and distribution company Oasis Pictures, and film and TV distributor Maximum

  • 2008: Acquires Benelux independent film distributor RCV Entertainment BV

  • 2007: Signs multi-year output agreement with Summit Entertainment

  • 2007: Acquires Canadian film distributor and entertainment rights owner Seville Entertainment Inc.

  • 2007: Acquires UK TV distributor Contender Entertainment Group

  • 2007: Lists on AIM

  • 2005: Acquires Koch Entertainment, enhancing distribution reach to the United States

  • 2005: Changes name to Entertainment One Income Fund

  • 2003: Lists on the Toronto Stock Exchange as ROW Entertainment Income Fund

  • 2001: Extends CD and DVD business to Internet retailers

  • 1980: Expands distribution to video

  • Late 1970s: Distributes recorded music to other Canadian Retailers

  • 1973: Begins as Records on Wheels in Ontario, Canada