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Founded Year

2014

Stage

Acq - Fin | Alive

Total Raised

$1.4B

Valuation

$0000 

About STX Entertainment

STX Entertainment is a fully-integrated major motion picture and television studio that is founded on the belief that mid-range talent-driven films are currently underrepresented in today's creative landscape. The studio is strongly committed to producing, marketing and distributing compelling quality projects with broad audience appeal, while fostering a collaborative environment for talent in the creative community.

STX Entertainment Headquarter Location

3900 W. Alameda Avenue 32nd Floor

Burbank, California, 91505,

United States

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STX Entertainment Patents

STX Entertainment has filed 5 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • 3D imaging
  • Digital photography
  • Stereoscopy
patents chart

Application Date

Grant Date

Title

Related Topics

Status

3/15/2019

10/19/2021

3D imaging, Stereoscopy, Virtual reality, Virtual reality headsets, Digital photography

Grant

Application Date

3/15/2019

Grant Date

10/19/2021

Title

Related Topics

3D imaging, Stereoscopy, Virtual reality, Virtual reality headsets, Digital photography

Status

Grant

Latest STX Entertainment News

‘Fboy Island’ producer STX Entertainment acquired for $173m by private equity firm

Apr 25, 2022

Fboy Island FBoy Island and Bad Moms producer STX Entertainment has been acquired by private equity firm Najafi Companies for $173m. STX, which had been struggling with debt following movies such as Uglydolls, revealed it had struck a definitive agreement for a $173m takeover with Njafi last year. Lionsgate then reportedly explored an acquisition, but that potential move fell through leaving Najafi the latest private equity firm to sink its teeth into a content outfit. AS Birch Grove LP and 777 Partners provided financing for the deal, with Indian media firm Eros International selling its stake. Structure & outlook Robert Simonds, who founded STX in 2014, will be chairman and Noah Fogelson, who was president, will become the new CEO. John Friedberg will continue overseeing the international and acquisitions divisions for the motion picture group, while Adam Fogelson remains CFO. STX said the deal would “serve as a growth engine to develop, market and distribute content globally through multiple distribution channels including theatrical releases, international and direct to streaming services as well as video on demand.” STX moved into TV with HBO Max’s Fboy Island last year , having previously been behind movies such as The Gentlemen, My Spy, The Mauritanian, The Contractor and Queenpins. Jahm Najafi, founder & CEO of The Najafi Companies, said: “As investors, we are long-term minded, and we believe in the power of storytelling and fostering a studio that is friendly to storytellers. “We have the utmost respect for this +100-year-old ecosystem, and we look forward to supporting this partnership and the ways modern entertainment studios are evolving in the future.” Simonds added: “We have solidified our international reputation and notable ambitions thus far, and we look forward to continually proving ourselves with each project we push forward.”

  • When was STX Entertainment founded?

    STX Entertainment was founded in 2014.

  • Where is STX Entertainment's headquarters?

    STX Entertainment's headquarters is located at 3900 W. Alameda Avenue, Burbank.

  • What is STX Entertainment's latest funding round?

    STX Entertainment's latest funding round is Acq - Fin.

  • How much did STX Entertainment raise?

    STX Entertainment raised a total of $1.4B.

  • Who are the investors of STX Entertainment?

    Investors of STX Entertainment include Najafi Companies, Eros STX Global, TPG Growth, Hony Capital, Liberty Global and 8 more.

  • Who are STX Entertainment's competitors?

    Competitors of STX Entertainment include PCCW International OTT and 1 more.

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