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MTG Studios becomes Nice Entertainment

The Modern Times Group has rebranded its content division MTG Studios as Nice Entertainment Group. Scandi broadcast group MTG said the new branding reflected the enlargement of the content group in the past year. MTG beat rivals to a deal for Scandi super indie group Nice Entertainment last September and that brand will now cover […]

MTG in $834m refinancing agreement

European media giant Modern Times Group has refinanced its debt arrangement by agreeing to a new SEK5.5 billion (US$834.3 million) credit facility and SEK1 billion loan. The new arrangement replaces an existing SEK6.5 billion credit facility due for repayment in October 2015. It is provided by eight international banks and was self-arranged by MTG. MTG […]

MTG Studios makes its move

MTG rebranded Modern Studios and created MTG Studios two years ago with little fanfare. However, subsequent deals for Paprika Latino and Novemberfilm have helped put it on the map. TBI speaks to its CEO, Patrick Svensk, about creating a Scandinavian-owned Studio and to the people running its latest and most notable acquisition, UK-based distributor DRG. […]

MTG has further plans to build content business post DRG deal

Modern Times Group says it plans to build its content and distribution business having already acquired UK sales house DRG and Norwegian producer Novemberfilm. The pan-European broadcaster reported half-year results yesterday and president and in his review of the six months to end-June, CEO Jørgen Madsen Lindemann (left) noted the creation of the company’s new […]

MTG Studios ditching Strix International brand for DRG

MTG Studios plans to fold the formats from its Strix International division into DRG, the UK-based distributor it has just acquired in a £15 million deal, TBI understands. MTG Studios, the content arm of pan-European broadcaster MTG, also announced the acquisition of Norwegian producer Novemberfilm alongside the DRG deal. Its formats and programming, which include […]

MTG completes DRG acquisition, buys Novemberfilm

Modern Times Group Studios has finalised its acquisition of UK-based distributor DRG, and bought Norwegian production company Novemberfilm. The Scandinavian production and broadcast group has beaten off competition from Sky Vision to acquire a 92.4% stake in DRG, which counts The Inbetweeners and Don’t Tell the Bride in its catalogue, for an enterprise value of […]