WildBrain

Wild Brain is an entertainment company that develops, produces and distributes animated contents and television programs for kids. Read more

Eric Ellenbogen's photo - CEO of WildBrain

CEO

Eric Ellenbogen

CEO Approval Rating

90/100

Founded:

2006

Status:

PublicIndependent CompanyTMX Group - Toronto Stock ExchangeWILD

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9 Story is seen as one of WildBrain's top competitors. 9 Story was founded in Toronto, Ontario} in 2002. 9 Story is in the Publishing industry. Compared to WildBrain, 9 Story generates $262.9M more revenue.

Mercury Filmworks is WildBrain's #2 competitor. Mercury Filmworks was founded in 1997, and its headquarters is in Ottawa, Ontario. Mercury Filmworks is in the Movies & Entertainment field. Mercury Filmworks has 171 fewer employees than WildBrain.

Entertainment One Ltd. is WildBrain's #3 rival. Entertainment One Ltd. is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, and was founded in 1973. Entertainment One Ltd. operates in the Movies & Entertainment industry. Entertainment One Ltd. generates 357% the revenue of WildBrain.

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WildBrain Quarterly and Annual Revenue

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Annual Revenue

$357.1M

WildBrain's revenue is the ranked 7th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 8.7B. Over the last four quarters, WildBrain's revenue has grown by 14.6%. Specifically, in Q1 2021's revenue was $81M; in Q4 2020, it was $111.3M; in Q3 2020, it was $71.3M; in Q2 2020, WildBrain's revenue was $70.7M.

WildBrain Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Strawberry Shortcake

May 2017

Source »
undisclosed
Strawberry Shortcake is engaged in designing and publishing comic characters for greeting cards, dolls and posters.
Nerd Corps Entertainment Inc.

Dec 2014

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$57M
Nerd Corps is a kids animation studio that design and develops animation services for the media industry.
Epitome Pictures, Inc.

Apr 2014

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$33M
Epitome Pictures is a television production company.
The Family Channel Inc.

Nov 2013

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undisclosed
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Ragdoll Productions Ltd.

Sep 2013

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$27.7M
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These are all the companies that WildBrain has acquired. WildBrain has acquired 5 companies and its latest acquisition was Strawberry Shortcake in May 2017. Strawberry Shortcake is engaged in designing and publishing comic characters for greeting cards, dolls and posters.

WildBrain Funding History

Since WildBrain was founded in 2006, it has participated in 6 rounds of funding. In total WildBrain has raised $166.1M. WildBrain's last funding round was on May 2017 for a total of $125.0M

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FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

Private Placement
May 2017
$125M
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Secondary Offering
Jan 2014
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IPO
Nov 2013
$40.3M
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Equity
Nov 2013
$84.3K
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Unattributed
Oct 2012
$683.9K
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Since WildBrain was founded in 2006, it has participated in 6 rounds of funding. In total WildBrain has raised $166.1M. WildBrain's last funding round was on May 2017 for a total of $125.0M

WildBrain Investments

No recent investments found related to WildBrain

These are all the companies that WildBrain has invested in. WildBrain has invested 5 companies and its latest investment was Strawberry Shortcake in May 2017. Strawberry Shortcake is engaged in designing and publishing comic characters for greeting cards, dolls and posters.

WildBrain News

May 11, 2021Licensing Corner

emoji brand & WILDBRAIN PARTNER TO LAUNCH NEW IP emojitown

WildBrain Spark to co-produce, launch and exclusively manage new digital-first animated series emojit... See more »
April 21, 2021Kidscreen

WildBrain hires Spin Master director as development VP

Lorna Withrington will create new animated concepts and expand the prodco's existing brands with addi... See more »
March 29, 2021ABF Journal

RBC Capital Markets Arranges Refinancing for WildBrain

WildBrain completed the refinancing of its senior secured term loan with a $285 million senior secure... See more »
March 26, 2021Markets Insider

WildBrain Completes Refinancing of Credit Facilities

Term Loan Maturity Extended to March 2028HALIFAX, NS, March 26, 2021 /CNW/ - WildBrain Ltd. ('WildBra... See more »
March 4, 2021Markets Insider

WildBrain Draws Down Remaining US$6.3 Million of US$18.5M Financing for Growth Initiatives

HALIFAX, NS, March 4, 2021 /CNW/ - WildBrain Ltd. ('WildBrain' or the 'Company') (TSX: WILD), a globa... See more »
February 11, 2021MarketScreener

CPLG INKS MULTIPLE DEALS FOR SONY PICTURES CONSUMER PRODUCTS' TV PORTFOLIO

(marketscreener.com) New European licensees signed for popular series The Boys, Cobra Kai and Outland... See more »

WildBrain Press Releases

December 17, 2020Cision Canada

WildBrain Shareholders Approve All Matters at Annual and Special Meeting

/CNW/ - WildBrain Ltd. (or the "Company") (TSX: WILD), a global leader in kids and family entertainme... See more »
September 8, 2020PR Newswire

WildBrain announces conference call for its fiscal 2020 Q4 and full-year results

HALIFAX, NS, Sept. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - WildBrain Ltd. (or the "Company") (TSX: WILD), a global lea... See more »
June 24, 2020StreetInsider

WildBrain Completes Initial Closing of US$12.2 Million Financing for Growth Initiatives

Funds earmarked for acquisitions and investments to drive WildBrain's content and brand strategy, wit... See more »
June 19, 2020PR Newswire

Wildbrain Spark Launches Direct Advertising in the US - Charles Gabriel to Lead Sales Efforts

/PRNewswire/ - WildBrain Spark, the digital media division of WildBrain-one of the world's largest in... See more »
April 30, 2020StreetInsider

WildBrain Announces Preliminary Results for Q3 2020 and Provides COVID-19 Response Update

Pre-emptive measures taken to safeguard our business for the long-term Notice of Q3 2020 earnings cal... See more »
January 30, 2020PR Newswire

WildBrain to Report its Q2 Fiscal 2020 Results on February 13, 2020

HALIFAX, Jan. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - WildBrain Ltd. (or the "Company") (TSX: WILD), a global leader ... See more »
May 21, 2019PR Newswire

DHX Media to Present at the B. Riley FBR Annual Investor Conference and At The D.A. Davidson Consumer Growth Conference

HALIFAX, May 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - DHX Media (TSX: DHX, NASDAQ: DHXM), announces that members of it... See more »

WildBrain Videos

April 28, 2017DHX Media Youtube Channel

"Teletubbies on Strictly Come Dancing" on YOUTUBE

April 26, 2017DHX Media Youtube Channel

"DHX Brands" on YOUTUBE

April 25, 2017DHX Media Youtube Channel

"DHX Studios" on YOUTUBE

April 25, 2017DHX Media Youtube Channel

"DHX Media Celebrates 10 Years" on YOUTUBE

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WildBrain Headquarters

5657 Spring Garden Road Suite 505

Halifax, Nova ScotiaB3J 3R4

902-423-0260

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Overview

Wild Brain is an entertainment company that develops, produces and distributes animated contents and television programs for kids. WildBrain was founded in 2006. WildBrain's headquarters is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, CA B3J 3R4. It has raised 16...

CEO

WildBrain's CEO, Eric Ellenbogen, currently has an approval rating of 90%. WildBrain's primary competitors are 9 Story, Mercury Filmworks & Entertainment One Ltd..

Frequently Asked Questions about WildBrain

  1. When was WildBrain founded?

    WildBrain was founded in 2006
  2. Who is WildBrain's CEO?

    WildBrain's CEO is Eric Ellenbogen
  3. How much revenue does WildBrain generate?

    WildBrain generates $357.1M in revenue
  4. How much funding does WildBrain have?

    WildBrain has historically raised $166.1M in funding
  1. Where is WildBrain's headquarters?

    WildBrain's headquarters is in Halifax Nova Scotia, CA
  2. How many employees does WildBrain have?

    WildBrain has 471 employees
  3. What sector does WildBrain operate in?

    WildBrain is in Advertising & Marketing
  4. Who are WildBrain's competitors?

    WildBrain's top competitors are 9 Story, Mercury Filmworks, Entertainment One Ltd.