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HIT Entertainment

hitentertainment.com

Founded Year

1989

Stage

Acquired | Acquired

Valuation

$0000 

About HIT Entertainment

HIT Entertainment is an independent children's entertainment producer and rights-owner. HIT's portfolio includes properties, such as Thomas & Friends, Barney, Bob the Builder, Fireman Sam, Angelina Ballerina, Mike the Knight, Pingu and Rainbow Magic. HIT's lines of business span television and video production, content distribution, publishing, consumer products licensing and live events and has operations in the UK, US, Canada, Hong Kong and Japan. In October 2011, HIT Entertainment was acquired by Mattel. The valuation of HIT Entertainment was $680 million.

Headquarters Location

149 Tottenham Court Road Maple House, 5th Floor

W1T 7NF,

United Kingdom

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HIT Entertainment Patents

HIT Entertainment has filed 3 patents.

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Application Date

Grant Date

Title

Related Topics

Status

10/5/2015

1/3/2017

Avionics, Aircraft instruments, Glass cockpit, IPod, IPhone

Grant

Application Date

10/5/2015

Grant Date

1/3/2017

Title

Related Topics

Avionics, Aircraft instruments, Glass cockpit, IPod, IPhone

Status

Grant

Latest HIT Entertainment News

Middle East’s OSN appoints Fremantle, HIT alum to replace CEO Patrick Tillieux

Aug 31, 2021

Sangeeta Desai Middle East operator OSN has appointed former Fremantle and HIT Entertainment exec Sangeeta Desai as interim CEO to replace Patrick Tillieux, who is leaving the broadcaster. Desai takes up her role immediately having been a non-executive director on the board for over a year. Before that, Desai was group COO and CEO of emerging markets at Fremantle, which she joined having been COO of Hit Entertainment. OSN, which is the exclusive distributor of Disney+ originals in the Middle East while also operating its own streamer and linear channels, said Tillieux would be leaving the company for personal reasons. His next move is not yet known. Desai said she was looking forward “to working with the team, as well as continuing to strengthen OSN’s position as a premier entertainment provider through the implementation of leading technology, innovation and programming.” Faisal Al Ayyar, chairman of OSN, added: “Sangeeta has a proven track record in successfully leading large scale company transformations, scaling businesses, navigating disruption, and growing global brands. She brings with her a unique combination of strategic, operational, and financial expertise, having led global media businesses for over a decade bolstered by an early career in private equity and investment banking.”

HIT Entertainment Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was HIT Entertainment founded?

    HIT Entertainment was founded in 1989.

  • What is HIT Entertainment's latest funding round?

    HIT Entertainment's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • Who are the investors of HIT Entertainment?

    Investors of HIT Entertainment include Mattel and Apax Partners.

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