May 10 • 33M

Adweek's Mark Stenberg on the Fallout From the Pandemic M&A Splurge

Some properties just aren't that appealling anymore.

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Charlotte Henry
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Maybe it was always this way, but things feel particularly chaotic in the media industry right now. From sales to shutdowns to Twitter changes, a lot is in a state of flux. Mark Stenberg from Adweek returns to the show this week to discuss the state of things. Never underestimate the power of niche!

In particular, we look into what is going on in terms of M&A. There were a huge number of deals done during the pandemic years. Companies were eager to expand. Now, with money more expensive and customers having alternative things to do with their time, some are looking to change their approach and even unwind elements of their portfolios. What does it all mean? Often, it’s layoffs…

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