- TV station M&A activity soared in 2013 to $10.9B through the first 11 months of the year to quadruple last year's pace.
- Sinclair Broadcasting (SBGI +1%) was the busiest of the bunch with nine separate TV station acquisition deals, although nearly every large player was active.
- Related stocks: Belo (BLC), Nexstar Broadcasting (NXST), E.W. Scripps (SSP), Media General (MEG), Gray Television (GTN), Tribune (TRBAA).
TV station M&A up 400% this year
Dec 18 2013, 14:27 ET