|OPPORTUNITIES abound for those with vision and sound business judgment!
Despite the current financial environment, the digital signage industry continues to stay energized. The seeds for growth, acquisition and consolidation are being laid.
Get on the ground floor and identify the not to be missed deals.
Veronis Suhler Stevenson recently valued the sector at as much as $2.5 billion
Consolidation markers: TouchTunes & Barfly; Zoom & ClubCom & Wellness
Health Education Network; Fulecast & Bhootan
Cross-sector acquisition as cinema chain Cineplex buys Onsite Media Network
Reported $556 million M&A transaction in ‘08
18 strategic acquisitions and 13 capital raises for out-of-home media in 2008
Touch Media, a taxi advertising company in China looking to go public in 2010
40% of new digital display networks to use SMS technology for interactivity
In-restaurant network pilots and roll outs continue at McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Arby’s
Divestitures: PRN and Screenvision on the block as Thomson restructures
Continued expansion in China as DMG receives $30m in series C funding
Focus Media in China spins off majority of assets in digital OOH networks to SINA