Our Experience in the Sector

– Advice to consortium of banks on a major investment in the sector
– Sell-side commercial due diligence for a leading broadcaster
– Market analysis and advice on strategy for broadcasters
– Advised Banijay on its 2016 merger with Zodiak and 2017 high yield bond issue

Apex Insight reports are written by someone who is familiar with the market, people in the marketplace are comfortable with what Apex writes, and the banks trust the numbers. I was comfortable presenting the information to our Board.
Tom Wright, Connect Group

Published Reports













Global TV Production Super-indies: Competitive Landscape 2017
Detailed profiles and benchmarking comparison of the eight major groups which increasingly dominate the global TV production industry
August 2017

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UK TV Production: Market Insight Report 2017
Review of what is an important TV production market because of its size but also as a source of both English-language content and formats that can be exported to other markets. Outlook more settled following recent BBC charter renewal.
August 2017

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US TV Production: Market Insight Report 2017
The US TV production market has performed well in recent years. Several of the super-indy groups have made major acquisitions to secure their place in this market which is both large in its own right and strategically vital to a successful global distribution model
August 2017

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Nordic TV Production: Market Insight Report 2017
Covers the TV production markets in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. While viewing levels are lower than elsewhere, TV industry revenue is relatively high, from licence fees and also high pay-TV penetration, leading to significant external content spending.
August 2017

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French TV Production: Market Insight Report 2017
Important European market, in excess of €2.5bn in value, with increased emphasis on high-quality scripted content in recent years.
August 2017

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Italian TV Production: Market Insight Report 2017
While Mediaset has recovered, the market is still suffering from ongoing problems at the state broadcaster, RAI. New channels, TV8 and Nove, are becoming more important.
August 2017

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TV Production Market in Europe and North America 2016
Latest version of our comprehensive review of the TV production industry and its leading markets. Extended to include in-depth coverage of the US alongside the major European markets and updated to take into account industry trends and recent mergers
January 2016

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Spanish TV Production Market 2016
The Spanish market has recovered since the depths of the Eurozone crisis while new production companies have gained share at the expense of some of the established groups.
January 2016

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TV Production Market in the Netherlands 2014
Most of the leading international operators are present in the Dutch market, including two – Endemol and Eyeworks – which were founded in the Netherlands, along with several important domestic players and a long tail of around 400 smaller independents.
June 2014

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TV Production Market in Poland 2014
Viewing levels in Poland are higher than European average levels. The industry receives a greater proportion of its funding from advertising and subscription with licence revenue being small making it vulnerable to economic downturn.
June 2014

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TV Production Market in Germany 2014
The German market is the largest in Europe and has been relatively protected from economic woes elsewhere in the Eurozone by the strong performance of the economy and high level of licence funding.
June 2014

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