tronc, Inc.

tronc, Inc.

tronc, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

2013

Headquarters

711 Centerville Road,Suite 400,Wilmington, DE 19808

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

6,581

Industries

News & Digital Content
Publishing
Internet Software & Services
Entertainment

Company Description

tronc, Inc. is a multiplatform media and marketing solutions company, which engages in the publication of daily newspapers and community publications. It operates through the troncM and troncX segments. The troncM segment comprises of the company's media groups excluding their digital revenues and related expenses, except digital subscription revenues when bundled with a print subscription. The troncX segment includes all digital revenues and related expenses of the company from local tronc websites, third party websites, mobile applications, digital only subscriptions, Tribune Content Agency, and forsalebyowner.com. The company was founded on November 21, 2013 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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Executives & Employees

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

President

Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President

Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary

Chief Executive Officer & Publisher, Los Angeles Times

Controller & Chief Accounting Officer

Chief Digital Officer

Senior Vice President, Finance

General Manager for the Southeast

Executive Vice President & General Manager, East Coast Media

Board of Directors

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at tronc, Inc.

Founder at Business Strategy Advisors LLC

Chief Financial Officer & Vice President at The Chicago Community Trust

In-House Counsel at The DIRECTV Group, Inc.

Distinguished Fellow at The Brookings Institution

Former Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Littelfuse, Inc.

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Recent Transactions
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Nant Capital LLC purchases Tronc, Inc. /Californian Subsidiaries from tronc, Inc.

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Rock Holdings, Inc., In-House Realty LLC purchase ForSaleByOwner.com LLC from tronc, Inc.

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tronc, Inc., Tribune Publishing Co. LLC purchase BestReviews LLC

Transaction Advisors
Legal Advisor

Advised ontronc, Inc. purchases Daily News LP

Legal Advisor

Advised onNant Capital LLC purchases Tronc, Inc. /Californian Subsidiaries from tronc, Inc.

Accountant

Advised onTribune Media Co., tronc, Inc. purchase South Florida Newspaper Network, Inc.

Associate

Advised ontronc, Inc. purchases Daily News LP

Legal Advisor

Advised onNant Capital LLC purchases Tronc, Inc. /Californian Subsidiaries from tronc, Inc.

Associate

Advised onNant Capital LLC purchases Tronc, Inc. /Californian Subsidiaries from tronc, Inc.

Advisors & Consultants
Consultant

Co-Founder at higi SH LLC

Consultant

Head, Hudson News Distributors Engagement at Burke Gillis Juliano Group

Publicist

Founder at Mishkin Associates

Clients

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Key Stats and Financials As of 2018
Market Capitalization
$603M
Total Enterprise Value
$767M
Earnings Per Share
$0.16
Revenue
$1.4B
Net Profit
$5.54M
EBITDA
$139M
EBITDAMargin
9.12%
Total Debt
$354M
Total Equity
$69.2M
Enterprise Value Sales
0.5x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
5.52x
TEVNet Income
138.6x
Debt TEV
0.46x
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
-4.45%
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
-3.73%
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News Corp. News & Digital Content | New York, New York

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The E W Scripps Co. Cable, Satellite, and Radio Telecommunications - Cincinnati, OH

Scripps is a leading media enterprise driven to develop and expand its digital strategies including social gaming, while embracing its rich history in delivering quality journalism through television stations, newspapers and Scripps Howard News Service, and enriching the lives and vocabularies of students through the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Creative, talented and energetic employees are leading the way at 19 television stations in major cities such as Denver, San Diego, Detroit, Phoenix, Cleveland, Cincinnati and Tampa. They are serving communities with impactful story-telling, investigations and interactive outreach through newspapers in 13 markets. The Scripps digital group is growing and gaining momentum with new product offerings, enhancements, and technology that gives customers more options than ever before to find the information and entertainment they crave. The Scripps National Spelling Bee is the nation’s largest and longest-running educational program administered on a not-for-profit basis. It helps to develop correct English usage that participants retain for life