Bezeq The Israel Telecommunication Corp., Ltd.

In October 2005, Saban Capital Group, Apax Partners and Arkin Communications acquired from the State of Israel, as part of a privatization tender, control of Bezeq Group (“Bezeq”) in a leveraged transaction. The consortium acquired 30% of the Company and an option to purchase an additional 10.7%, which was subsequently exercised in September 2008. Bezeq is publicly listed on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.

Bezeq is Israel’s incumbent telecommunications company. Bezeq’s Fixed Line business provides core telephony services and high-speed Internet infrastructure. Bezeq’s mobile subsidiary, Pelephone, offers cellular voice services and products. Bezeq International provides broadband internet services, international long distance and owns the leading Israeli web portal Walla!. The Company’s pay-TV platform, YES, is Israel’s only provider of direct-to-home, multi-channel television via satellite.

The Saban-Apax-Arkin consortium sold its controlling interest in Bezeq to B Communications, an Israeli telecommunications company controlled by Eurocom Group, in April 2010.

Fox Family Worldwide, Inc.

Fox Family Worldwide, Inc. (“FFWW”) was formed in 1995 though a joint venture between Haim Saban and Fox Broadcasting (“Fox”), an affiliate of News Corp. At inception, Mr. Saban contributed Saban Entertainment, then a 3,500 half-hour children’s library and global production and distribution business, and Fox contributed Fox Kids Network, then a 19-hour per week children’s block on the Fox network. In 1996, FFWW launched Fox Kids International, which, at the time, was an internationally localized children’s network, and in 1997, FFWW acquired The Family Channel, which later became Fox Family Channel.

At the time of its $5.2 billion sale to Disney in 2001, FFWW was one of the world’s leading vertically integrated, global family and children’s entertainment companies that produced, branded, licensed, broadcasted, and distributed live-action and animated family and children’s television programming. FFWW managed its business across two broadcast segments: the Fox Family Channel, a fully-distributed U.S. cable television network, and Fox Kids, a global children’s entertainment franchise.

Keshet Broadcasting, Ltd.

In January 2005, an acquisition vehicle of Saban Capital Group acquired approximately 27% of Keshet Broadcasting Ltd., a leading Israeli commercial television broadcaster sharing broadcast days on Channel 2.

Shortly after the acquisition, in April 2005, Keshet won a tender bid for a new concession license for broadcasting four days a week on Channel 2 TV for ten years beginning in November 2005. Since its inception, Keshet has been the leading media brand-name and content creator in Israel. Keshet is involved in various media segments, including broadcasting, internet and cellular, and a number of its television concepts are sold internationally.

In July 2008, Saban Capital Group sold its interests in Keshet in a private sale transaction.

Media Nusantara Citra (MNC)

In October 2011, Saban Capital Group acquired a minority stake in PT Media Nusantara Citra Tbk (“MNC”) from the Company’s controlling shareholder, PT Global Mediacom Tbk (“Global Mediacom”). MNC, which is publicly traded on the Indonesia Stock Exchange, is Indonesia’s largest and only vertically-integrated media company.

MNC, Indonesia’s largest and only vertically-integrated media company, owns three national free-to-air television broadcast networks (RCTI, Global TV and MNCtv), an in-house production business and other assets in internet, print, radio, pay television channels, talent management and value added services. MNC is based in Jakarta.

ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG

In August 2003, Saban Capital Group raised capital commitments and led a consortium with Bain Capital Partners, Hellman & Friedman, Thomas H. Lee Partners, Providence Equity Partners, Quadrangle Capital Partners, and Alpine Equity Partners to acquire control of ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG (“ProSiebenSat.1”) in a milestone transaction in European media.

ProSiebenSat.1, Germany’s largest commercial television broadcasting company, owns five German TV channels, including general interest networks ProSieben and SAT.1, which are two of the top three stations in Germany. Collectively, ProSiebenSat.1’s channels represent approximately 45% of the German TV advertising market, one of the largest in the world. ProSiebenSat.1 is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

In March 2007, Saban Capital Group and the consortium sold its controlling interest in ProSiebenSat.1 to KKR and Permira, owners of SBS Broadcasting.

Qoo10

In July 2015, Saban Capital Group acquired a minority stake in Giosis Pte Ltd (Qoo10) in a $82 million investment round led by Singapore Press Holdings (SPH). Qoo10 is a leading horizontal e-commerce marketplace in Asia, with market presences in Singapore, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia and Hong Kong. In 2014, Qoo10 generated Gross Merchandise Value (GMV) in excess of $400 million. Qoo10 was founded in 2010 by its CEO, Mr. Ku Young Bae, and eBay.

Saban Brands, LLC

Saban Brands applies a transmedia brand management approach to enhancing and extending its Brands in markets worldwide and to consumers of all ages. Saban Brands provides full service brand management, marketing, promotion and strategic business development for the Company’s intellectual properties and brands.

  • Strategy and business development uniquely suited to each Brand
  • Retail development, sales, promotion and marketing
  • Strategy and business development uniquely suited to each Brand
  • Retail development, sales, promotion and marketing
  • Specialized brand extensions including interactive, location-based entertainment, live events, and tours.
  • Direct-to-consumer initiatives including eCommerce
  • Creative design and development for Brands, licensees, retailers and manufacturers.
  • Comprehensive trademark and copyright management and enforcement