Disney has acquired Maker Studios for up to $950M

Posted Mar 25, 2014

Disney has been rumored to be interested in acquiring Maker Studios for a while now. The deal was been confirmed on Monday. Maker Studios is a YouTube network that hits around 5.5 billion views per month. The price of the acquisition is $500 million. Depending on the performance after the acquisition, the deal could be worth $950 million total. Maker Studios raised a total of around $70 million in funding prior to the sale.