Peter Sussman, KEW Founder & Executive Chairman said, “I first got to know EQ Media CEO Chris Hilton more than 10 years ago and have always been very impressed
with what the EQ Media team have been able to accomplish. This acquisition bolsters KEW’s presence in the U.S. and provides KEW with a diversified revenue platform in
Steven Silver, KEW Founder & CEO, said, “EQ Media is an exciting addition to the KEW group and the transaction purchase price is an attractive valuation for such a
prominent content producer. We expect the acquisition to be immediately accretive to earnings and to free cash flow. In addition, we expect to generate meaningful synergies
from the sale of additional EQ Media content through KEW's global distribution platform."
Since 2006, Essential Media & Entertainment (“Essential”) and Quail Entertainment have collectively provided premium content for all Australian networks, with recent
productions such as (i) Find My Family (7 Network), the highest rated documentary series in Australian television history; (ii) the 2017 ratings hit and Logie-nominated
adventure science series Todd Sampson's Body Hack; (iii) the scandalous front page ratings-winning scripted comedy At Home With Julia (ABC); (iv) Kriv Stenders-directed
music feature documentary The Go-Betweens: Right Here, which won Best Feature Documentary at the 2017 Australian SPAA awards; (v) the factual series Afghanistan:
Inside Australia's War, which won the 2016 NSW Premier's History Award Media Prize, the SPAA Award and was nominated for a Walkley Award; and (vi) standout lifestyle
hits Gourmet Farmer and Shane Delia’s Spice Journey.
About KEW MEDIA GROUP INC.
KEW MEDIA GROUP is a leading publicly-listed content company that produces and distributes multi-genre content worldwide. Companies included in the KEW family are
the production companies: Architect Films, Awesome Media & Entertainment, Bristow Global Media, Campfire Film & Television, Collins Avenue Productions, Frantic Films,
Jigsaw Productions, Media Headquarters, Our House Media, Sienna Films and Spirit Digital Media; and the distribution companies: Content Media Corporation (now rebrandedKEW MEDIA) and TCB Media Rights.