NBCUniversal Is Investing $200 Million More in BuzzFeed

November 21, 2016, 8:01 PM UTC
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Online media company BuzzFeed, best known for its list-based articles and quizzes, said Comcast‘s NBCUniversal had invested an additional $200 million in the company.

NBCUniversal last year invested roughly the same amount in BuzzFeed.

NBCUniversal parent Comcast (CMCSA) has pumped heavily into digital-native companies such as BuzzFeed and Vox Media, partly in an effort to better service existing advertisers.

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BuzzFeed, whose content generates 7 billion views each month, will collaborate with NBCUniversal on production and social distribution for NBCUniversal’s Content Studio, the companies said on Monday.

For more, read: BuzzFeed Wants to Sell You Stuff

In August, BuzzFeed split itself into news and entertainment divisions amid media companies’ struggle for balance between covering news and politics, and lighter fare like social media, entertainment and lifestyle.

LionTree Advisors was BuzzFeed’s financial adviser and Fenwick & West its legal adviser. Davis Polk & Wardwell was NBCUniversal’s legal adviser.

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