Univision and Televisa Join Forces in $4.8 Billion Spanish-Language Media Merger

The combined company looks to jumpstart the sluggish Hispanic streaming space

Televisa will be the largest shareholder in the new company, with a 45% equity stake.
Televisa will be the largest shareholder in the new company, with a 45% equity stake. Univision, Televisa

Univision and Mexico’s Televisa—two of the biggest Spanish-language media companies—are preparing to join forces in a merger that will enable them to capitalize on the so-far sluggish Hispanic global streaming space.

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