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CA Media Acquires 49 percent Stake In ENDEMOL INDIA

CA Media, the Asian investment arm of The Chernin Group (TCG), and Endemol, the world’s largest independent television producer, announced the formation of a strategic alliance in which CA Media has acquired a 49 percent stake in Endemol India.

CA Media and Endemol’s strategy is to build Endemol India into the leading and most valuable content production company in India across television, film and digital content.

Deepak Dhar, who has been Managing Director of Endemol India since 2007, will continue to lead the company and has been promoted to CEO. 

Founded in 2006 and based out of Mumbai, Endemol India has grown to be one of India’s largest producers of entertainment television. The company is known for its successful shows including “Bigg Boss” (India’s version of “Big Brother”), “Fear Factor” ,“Laughter Challenge” and “Jo Jeeta Wohi Super Star” for Star Plus, and over 400 episodes of “Deal or No Deal” and the recently launched “The Money Drop” for Sun Network.