ABG Sundal Collier acted as financial advisor to Nevion AS in connection with sale of shares to Sony. Initially Sony is buying a large minority position with an option to acquire the remaining shares before year-end 2020.
Nevion is a leading provider of IP media network solutions for the real-time transport, processing, monitoring and management of the video, audio and data signals that are used in production. Premier League is a key use case where all stadiums are connected to a fibre network where all the camera feeds are transported and managed by equipment and software delivered by Nevion.
Herkules Capital is the largest shareholder in Nevion.
For over 20 years, Nevion has been providing award-winning, mission-critical, real-time media transport and processing solutions to broadcasters, telecom service providers, governmental agencies and other industries. The core competencies are designing, developing, deploying and supporting Software Defined Technologies that bring virtualization capabilities, enabling the customers to become more agile, productive and ultimately more competitive. Customers include BBC, CNBC Asia Pacific, France Télévisions, HBO, NBC Universal, Sky Italia, TV Globo, EBU, Arqiva, AT&T, BBC, BT, CCTV, Telefonica, Telenor, Verizon and NASA.