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TelevisaUnivision First-Quarter Revenue Rises 12 Percent as U.S. Advertising Grows 14 Percent

Spanish-language TV powerhouse TelevisaUnivision said on Tuesday that its revenue would have increased 12.2 percent to more than $1 billion in the first quarter when looking at its combined business created by a $4.8 billion mega-merger at the end of January. The giant, which combines the assets of U.S. Spanish-language media firm Univision with the […]

Univision Ad Revenue Jumps 32.5 Percent

Spanish-language media giant Univision Communications, which late last year sold a majority stake to an investor group led by former Viacom CFO Wade Davis and then agreed to a merger with Mexican TV giant Televisa, reported a big increase in third-quarter advertising revenue. The company said Thursday that its quarterly revenue rose 20.3 percent to $754.7 million. Quarterly ad […]

Univision Ad Revenue Jumps 72 Percent

Spanish-language media giant Univision Communications, which late last year sold a majority stake to an investor group led by former Viacom CFO Wade Davis and recently agreed to a merger with Mexican TV giant Televisa, reported a big second-quarter advertising revenue improvement. The company said Thursday that its quarterly profit amounted to $36.6 million, compared with a year-ago loss of $27.3 […]

Univision Buys Stake in MMA Firm Combate Global as Sports Rights Heat Up (Exclusive)

Univision is making a big bet on mixed martial arts. The Spanish-language media giant is acquiring an equity stake in the MMA firm Combate Global, seeking to own a piece of the burgeoning combat sports marketplace, and giving it an ownership stake in one of its most important content partners. The companies aren’t discussing the […]

Univision Networks Ad Revenue Rises 7 Percent

Spanish-language media giant Univision Communications, which late last year sold a majority stake to an investor group led by former Viacom CFO Wade Davis and recently agreed to a merger with Mexican TV giant Televisa, reported higher first-quarter core advertising sales and earnings Friday. “Our quarterly results demonstrate that Univision’s transformation is continuing to gain […]

Univision Looks to Build Tentpoles as It Pursues Long-Term “Transformation”

The Spanish language television giant Univision is in the midst of significant change. Not six months into new ownership and a new CEO (former Viacom CFO Wade Davis), the company announced a larger merger with the Mexican TV giant Televisa and plans to go global in the streaming video space. “Univision is in the middle […]

Univision’s TV Ad Sales Boosted By Election, CEO Eyes Core Business Growth

"We will begin unlocking the enormous potential of Univision," says CEO Wade Davis in the Spanish-language media giant's first financial report since selling a majority stake to an investor group. 

Former Top ViacomCBS, WarnerMedia, Telemundo Execs Join New Univision Senior Leadership Team

ViacomCBS executive Pierluigi Gazzolo, former Telemundo president Luis Siberwasser, andformer WarnerMedia ad sales chief Donna Speciale will be among the new executives at the Spanish-language giant.

Univision Deal Closes: Investor Group Takes Majority Stake, Wade Davis Becomes CEO

An investor group led by former Viacom CFO Wade Davis has closed its acquisition of a majority stake in Spanish-language media giant Univision Communications.

Univision Networks Ad Revenue Drop Narrows in Third Quarter

Spanish-language media giant Univision Communications reported improved third-quarter advertising trends "despite the ongoing uncertainties of COVID-19."

Univision Networks Unit Ad Revenue Drops 40 Percent as Second Quarter Hits Pandemic Bottom

Spanish-language media giant Univision Communications reported lower second-quarter financials as the coronavirus pandemic hit the business, including a 40 percent advertising revenue drop at the media networks unit.

Pandemic’s Media and Telecom M&A Impact “Has Been More Muted”: Study

The novel coronavirus pandemic has "undeniably had an impact" on mergers and acquisitions in the media and telecommunications industries, but it "has been more muted, with digital and telecom assets proving to be attractive assets in the COVID-19 era," says PricewaterhouseCoopers.