Main menu


Bunny Jay Confirms Proposed Acquisition of Beyond International Limited

florida entertainment

florida entertainment

Paris, October 6, 2022

Banijay Confirm was suggested acquisition of Beyond International Limited
-Production and sales companies scheduled to participate in global operations in 22 regions-

Paris, 6 OctoBell 2022: Banijay announces today that it has signed a Scheme Implementation Deed (schema) acquires Beyond International Limited (ASX: BYI) (Beyond), scripted and non-scripted multi-territory content groups. Beyond has been listed on the Australian Stock Exchange since 1987, but once the scheme is implemented it will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Banijay and its shares will cease to be publicly traded.

Complementing Banijay’s existing catalog of over 130,000 hours, Beyond Rights will offer over 8,000 hours of IP. Major distribution titles from third-party producers and in-house productions include, but are not limited to: highway to hell, Heavy Rescue: 401, big engineering mistake, Halifax: Retribution, myth busters When deadly woman.

Other recent titles from Beyond Productions, which has a proven track record in the English market, have been announced. back to groove, Hulu’s new dating series produced in partnership with Walt Disney Television Alternatives. multi-territory franchise, like it or list it Australia; an eight-part script series Troppo (Co-produced with EQ Media) Screened on Freevee USA and ABC Australia. And many new series yet to be announced that are in production in many markets.

Managing Director and CEO of Beyond International Limited, Mikael Borglund, will remain in his current role.

Marco BasettiCEO, Banijay comment: “Our catalog continues to be important as demand for content continues to surge, and our acquisition of Beyond significantly expands our product offering. Strengthening our IP and production portfolio in the field of fact will strengthen our position as the primary go-to for both our clients and commercial partners.”

Mikael Borglund, Managing Director and CEO of Beyond International Limited, commented: “Beyond Board is very supportive of this transaction, which brings us to the Banijay group and strengthens our position in an increasingly competitive market. Joining is a very exciting opportunity for us and we look forward to working together on this newly discovered opportunity.”

The acquisition will give Vanijay full control over Beyond International Limited’s corporate group and divisions, with all elements of the business riding into the former’s own production and distribution footprint.

Implementation of the scheme is subject to certain conditions, including Beyond stockholder approval, court approval and other customary closing conditions. From the end of 2022 he is expected to complete his contract in early 2023.

Banijay has been advised on the transaction by Corrs Chambers Westgarth.


Kate Humphreys, Global Head of Communications @ Vanijay
Phone: +44 7792 222769

About Banijay
A leading content producer and distributor, Banijay is home to over 120 production companies across 22 geographies and a multi-genre catalog boasting over 130,000 hours of original excellence.

A collective of creative entrepreneurs, the group represents the world’s largest brands, including: Survivor, Big Brother, Starstruck, Peaky Blinders, MasterChef, Rogue Heroes, Mr. Bean, Hunted, blow up, black mirror, Marie Antoinette, love triangle When infinite victory, among others. By imagining and delivering high-quality, multi-genre IP that is locally born and traveling around the world, we tell the best stories in the best possible way.

Founded in 2008, the company was founded on independence, creative freedom, collaborative entrepreneurship and commercial acumen and operates under the leadership of Chief Executive Officer Marco Basetti.

About FL Entertainment
FL Entertainment Group, a global leader in multimedia content and games, founded by 30-year pioneer and entrepreneur Stéphane Courbit in the entertainment industry, is the world’s largest independent producer-distributor, Banijay, and the fastest growing It combines the strengths of the Betclic Everest Group, which is growing into European online sports betting platform. In his 2021, FL Entertainment posted his EBITDA adjusted with revenue of €3.5 billion and his €609 million through Banijay and Betclic Everest Group respectively.
FL Entertainment will be listed on Euronext Amsterdam in July 2022.
ISIN: NL0015000X07 – Bloomberg: FLE NA – Reuters: FLE.AS

About Beyond International Limited
Beyond International Limited (ASX:BYI) is an international producer and manager of media content for international distribution via multiple platforms such as AVOD, SVOD and broadcast.

Under its umbrella, it has two main business segments: international media production and media rights management and distribution. To date, he has produced over 5,000 hours of global television programming across multiple regions and genres, including fact-based entertainment, premium documentaries and drama. It’s Emmy-award winning and partners with linear stations worldwide, Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, and National Geographic. Main titles are: MythBusters, White Rabbit Project, My Lottery Dream Home, Pooch Perfect, I love it or list it australia, deadly woman, Troppo When halifax retaliation.

For international distribution, Beyond directs and markets an extensive programming catalog, both in-house and sourced from third-party producers, with extensive experience in rights acquisition, management and utilization. License IP for multiple platforms worldwide including AVOD, SVOD and broadcast.

The business is headquartered in Dublin and operates internationally.