Media M&A Activity in USA hits $67.5 Billion In 2013

MediapostMedia, information, marketing and related technology sectors merged and acquired to the tune of $67.5 billion — about 1,057 deals — during the first three quarters in 2013

Aside from the $21.9 billion Publicis/Omnicom merger that drove up total deal values, acquired ExactTarget for $2.25 billion; Baidu acquired 91 Wireless Websoft in China for $1.8 billion; Google acquired Waze for $1.3 billion; and Yahoo acquired Tumblr for $1.1 billion, reports JEGI.

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