Kuperman Productions

Endemol ‘buys into Israeli channel’

Big Brother creator Endemol has bought into Reshet, the Israeli company that jointly franchises local net Channel 2, according to local reports. The deal sees Endemol inject US$28.4 million into the network in return for a 33% share but is subject to regulatory approval, according to Israeli news outlet Haaretz. The structure of the deal […]

TV M&A specialist acquires rival in int’l push

About Corporate Finance, the television-focused M&A firm that has overseen deals including Tinopolis’ acquisition of A Smith & Co and Sony’s acquisition of Left Bank Pictures, has bought rival Mediatique’s corporate finance unit. The deal will help ACF expand its advisory business into the US TV production market, which is said to be fertile ground for […]

Ynon Kreiz to head leading YouTube network

Former Endemol chief exec and chairman Ynon Kreiz has been named as YouTube channel network Maker Studios’ executive chairman. The news comes soon after Kriez sold his shareholding in Israel’s Kuperman Productions to former employer Endemol. He had left Endemol in 2011 after what was understood to be disagreement about the Big Brother producer’s strategic […]