Mike Arnold
Value, growth at reasonable price, long only, tech

Prisa Picks Up Another Catalyst

Executive summary:

  • Shareholder agreement with respect to Canal+ triggers forcible sale of the business, of which Prisa [(NYSE:PRIS) (NYSE:PRIS.B)] owns a 56% share of the pay-TV platform.
  • 2013 full year results indicate bottoming of Prisa's set of media businesses.
  • Common shareholders diluted, with issuance of 177 million new A shares via warrants issued as result of 353 million euros line of credit.

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Prisa continues its vast transformation. And the market is taking notice. Shares of Prisa have rallied significantly since autumn 2013.

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After significantly restructuring its debt obligations late last year, 2014 appears to be the year where Prisa completes its stated transformation, by selling its non-core, audiovisual assets.

Those assets include:...

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