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2

About Talpa Media

Talpa Media, the holding company of the TV entrepreneur John de Mol, comprises Talpa Netherlands and Talpa Global. Talpa Netherlands consists of Talpa Content, the group's in-house creative development unit for television formats and connected concepts, and Talpa Productions, the group's TV production unit that produces the shows for The Netherlands. Talpa Fiction, the company's scripted arm, Vorst Media, and MasMedia are separate production units focused on the development and production of formats.

Talpa Media Headquarter Location

Familie de Mollaan 1

Hilversum, 1217 ZB,

Netherlands

+31 35 53 33 111

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John de Mol’s Talpa names ITVSGE president Maarten Meijs as CEO

Oct 13, 2021

Maarten Meijs John de Mol’s creative, production and distribution business Talpa has appointed the president of ITV Studios (ITVS) Global Entertainment as its CEO. Maarten Meijs will report to Big Brother creator de Mol and joins at the start of 2022, overseeing the day-to-day running of Talpa’s businesses. His appointment sees him return to working with de Mol, having previously been COO of the Dutch exec’s Talpa Media. Meijs’ remit will see him have oversight of creative arm Talpa Concepts and production division Talpa Entertainment Productions, as well as its partnerships and international sales unit Talpa Distribution. Marble Mania He will develop business strategy and identify growth opportunities in new and existing markets and media. TBI understands ITVS has placed COO Arjan Pomper and chief commercial officer Kim Dingler in temporary charge of Global Entertainment while a permanent successor is sought. Talpa’s transformation Following a revamp at ITVSGE in 2019 , he opted not to extend his earn-out period for a further three years and instead exited, with ITVS phasing out the Talpa Media name. Since then, de Mol has expanded Talpa’s operations rapidly, with formats such as Marble Mania and talent show Avastars, which was acquired by MENA operator MBC this week . The company has also grown its senior exec ranks, with ITVS’s former head of licensing Sebastian van Barneveld named director of international distribution at Talpa Entertainment last year . De Mol said: “Maarten Meijs is a dynamic leader and he brings a strategic mindset as well as a proven track record in leading businesses and building big brands such as The Voice, which has become the number one global brand under his helm. Jon De Mol “For me personally it marks the start of new beginnings, as it allows me to spend more time on what I like most, which is developing and producing innovative new ideas.” Meijs added: “My time at ITV Studios has been a wonderful journey, but I am truly excited to help build Talpa to become an important and ambitious content company with creativity and innovation at its core. “Talpa has a unique mix of elements to deploy with access to screen in The Netherlands through its linear networks and digital platforms. The aim will continue to be transformative in content creation, which is key to accelerating global ambitions to better serve audiences across all platforms as well as creating value for brands. “It is the right climate for shaping creative partnerships with brands, creative talent and media partners to turn great ideas into strong content propositions.”

Talpa Media Investments

4 Investments

Talpa Media has made 4 investments. Their latest investment was in OK. as part of their Corporate Minority on March 3, 2019.

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Talpa Media Investments Activity

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Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

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3/19/2019

Corporate Minority

OK.

Yes

1

5/7/2018

Corporate Minority

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10

1/10/2018

Corporate Minority

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10

4/21/2011

Corporate Minority

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$99M

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10

Date

3/19/2019

5/7/2018

1/10/2018

4/21/2011

Round

Corporate Minority

Corporate Minority

Corporate Minority

Corporate Minority

Company

OK.

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Amount

$99M

New?

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

10

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10

Talpa Media Portfolio Exits

2 Portfolio Exits

Talpa Media has 2 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Algemeen Nederlands Persbureau on May 28, 2021.

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5/28/2021

Acquired - II

$99M

1

4/21/2011

Corporate Majority

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$99M

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10

Date

5/28/2021

4/21/2011

Exit

Acquired - II

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$99M

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1

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Talpa Media Acquisitions

6 Acquisitions

Talpa Media acquired 6 companies. Their latest acquisition was tvgids.tv on December 06, 2019.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

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Sources

12/6/2019

$99M

Acquired

1

3/5/2019

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10

2/25/2019

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10

3/28/2018

Grant

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$99M

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10

11/24/2017

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$99M

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10

Date

12/6/2019

3/5/2019

2/25/2019

3/28/2018

11/24/2017

Investment Stage

Grant

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

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Total Funding

$99M

Note

Acquired

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