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Q2 2022 Market Report

Q2 2022 Market Report Round-Up Amidst the worst H1 in 52 years for the S&P, the Digital Media and Marketing ecosystem has not been immune to the exogenous factors plaguing the broader economy. Ongoing inflation, rising interest rates, the continued conflict in Europe, and the threat of a recession at home have put pressure on public equities and raised market uncertainty, which is the biggest inhibitor of deal-making. Despite external challenges, the business fundamentals and underlying ecosystem trends in the Ad Tech, MarTech and Digital Content verticals remain strong.Keep Reading

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The Evolution of Yahoo

Yahoo is one of the most storied brands in the internet since the earliest pioneer days. Its many transactions and ownership changes over the years reflected changing perspectives on the opportunity with this group of assets. In 2021 Apollo Management acquired the business from Verizon and installed media and technology veteran, Jim Lanzone, as CEO. In this fireside, we will explore what Jim sees in the opportunity and garner his insights into the game plan for value creation.Keep Reading

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The State of Privacy and Identity

Sean Downey, VP of Google Marketing Platforms talks to Terence Kawaja and Brian Andersen about some of the changes that brands are facing today when it comes to digital marketing. At LUMA’s Digital Media Summit, Sean dives into the value of the modern-day consumer by connecting data, innovating with new technology and embracing a culture of experimentation.Keep Reading

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Private Equity’s Moment

Private Equity continues to be among the most active and successful buyer groups in the sector. In this discussion with LUMA’s Mark Greenbaum, we discuss perspectives, lessons and opportunities with some of the most informed and active investors in the space from CVC, GTCR, and Providence Equity Partners.Keep Reading

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State of Digital 2021

 After a wild 2020, LUMA is thrilled to be back with our annual State of Digital presentation, as presented at our State of Digital LIVE event on March 11, 2021. As always, we cover our latest views on the market, industry trends, and the future of the ecosystem with a specific focus on digital media. Highlights from the 2021 State of Digital include the following: A review of the highly active and dynamic public markets, including the robust IPO pipeline and increased SPAC activity. Details on a robust M&A market that continues to accelerate.Keep Reading