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Media & Entertainment

American Appraisal understands the economic and competitive factors affecting our clients in the media and entertainment industry. 

Who We Serve
Our media and entertainment industry clients include:

  • Domestic and international media and communications conglomerates
  • Recorded music and music publishing companies
  • Radio, television and cable broadcasting organizations
  • Newspaper publishing companies
  • Book, magazine and digital publishers
  • Online media companies

What We Do
American Appraisal’s work with media and entertainment clients includes:

Recent Experience
American Appraisal’s recent experience includes:

  • Purchase price allocation services for one of the largest media companies in India for its acquisition of a movie production company
  • Business valuation of a large media conglomerate
  • Valuation of various financial instruments for a leading media and entertainment channel company in India
  • Valuation of intellectual property of an entertainment company for tax purposes
  • Valuing the business enterprise of a large international music company for restructuring purposes
  • Annual impairment tests for a variety of broadcasting, newspaper, book/magazine publishing, music and online media companies
  • Valuing the legal entities and underlying assets of an international music company for tax reporting purposes
  • Valuation advice for a major newspaper publisher
  • Providing a solvency opinion related to a leveraged buy-out of a large broadcasting company
  • Valuing real and personal property at seven locations for one of the largest newspaper companies in the United States

Why American Appraisal?
American Appraisal has been providing valuation and related advisory services for over a century. As our clients deal with the rapid and significant changes taking place in the industry, they rely on American Appraisal to provide independent, objective third-party valuation and consulting services.