Turnover: 3.121 million EUR (2022)

Country: France

  • Banijay is an audiovisual content production and distribution company founded in 2008 by Stéphane Courbit.
  • It is known for producing programs such as Koh-Lanta, Survivor, MasterChef, Fort Boyard, and series like Versailles and Peaky Blinders.
  • The group is present in 20 European countries, including France, Spain, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, the UK, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Poland, as well as in the USA, Russia, India, Australia and New Zealand.
  • In 2016, merger with Zodiak Media and Banijay Group becomes the world's leading independent content producer
  • Banijay is a subsidiary of FL Entertainment, which also owns the Betclic company.
  • FL Entertainment Group has been listed on the Amsterdam stock exchange since 2022
  • It is 33.22% owned by Stéphane Courbit's holding company LOV Group.

News

With Authentic Prod, Banijay aims to step up its involvement in French drama 23/11/2023

  • IPO of Banijay's parent company, FL Entertainment, mid-2022.
  • First external growth operation in France since the acquisition of EndemolShine's activities at the end of 2019.
  • Banijay portfolio worldwide with around 50 active labels out of a total of around 130.
  • Share of fiction in Banijay's revenues in France: 20%.
  • Banijay's takeover of Authentic Prod: around two-thirds of the capital
  • Authentic Prod has sales of around ten million euros, is profitable and plans to shoot four feature films in 2023-2024.

produtor audiovisuel Banijay diversifies its activities | Banijay diversifies its activities 07/09/2023

  • Banijay aims to achieve sales of 3.2 billion euros by 2022.
  • In June, Banijay acquired the French company The Independents, specialized in luxury and lifestyle events.
  • To develop its events sector, Banijay created the subsidiary Banijay Events.
  • In July, Banijay acquired 51% of Balich Wonder Studio, a major organizer of events for the Olympic Games and luxury and fashion brands.
  • Balich Wonder Studio generated sales of 315 million euros last year.
  • Banijay Events' strategy is to capture television shows organized by Balich and to organize live events around flagship dramas.

Alexia Laroche-Joubert, the new boss of Banijay France 06/07/2023

  • Alexia Laroche-Joubert has been appointed President and CEO of Banijay France.
  • Banijay is the world's leading producer.
  • Alexia Laroche-Joubert will be managing fifteen live-action and drama subsidiaries for Banijay France.
  • Banijay France is behind such popular shows as "Koh Lanta", "Fort Boyard", "Les Marseillais" and others.

Banijay diversifies into events 18/06/2023

  • Banijay acquires 51% of Milan-based Balich Wonder Studio, founded in 2013
  • Balich creates live events for institutions and brands
  • Balich employs around 280 people
  • Balich sales in 2022: 315 million euros
  • Enterprise value of Balich Wonder Studio: 200-250 million euros
  • Banijay has made around twenty acquisitions since the beginning of 2022 Banijay has diversified with an equity stake in The Independents

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