|12 Months Ended|
Mar. 31, 2013
Mandalay Digital Group, Inc. (“we”, “us”, “our”, the “Company” or “Mandalay Digital”), formerly NeuMedia, Inc. (“NeuMedia”), formerly Mandalay Media, Inc. (“Mandalay Media”) and formerly Mediavest, Inc. (“Mediavest”), was originally incorporated in the state of Delaware on November 6, 1998 under the name eB2B Commerce, Inc. On April 27, 2000, it merged into DynamicWeb Enterprises Inc., a New Jersey corporation, the surviving company, and changed its name to eB2B Commerce, Inc. On April 13, 2005, the Company changed its name to Mediavest, Inc. Through January 26, 2005, the Company and its former subsidiaries were engaged in providing business-to-business transaction management services designed to simplify trading between buyers and suppliers. The Company was inactive from January 26, 2005 until its merger with Twistbox Entertainment, Inc., February 12, 2008. On September 14, 2007, Mediavest was re-incorporated in the state of Delaware as Mandalay Media, Inc. On May 11, 2010 the Company merged with a wholly-owned, newly formed subsidiary, changing its name to NeuMedia, Inc. On February 6, 2012, the Company merged with a wholly-owned, newly formed subsidiary, changing its name to Mandalay Digital Group, Inc.
Twistbox is a global publisher and distributor of branded entertainment content and services primarily focused on enabling the development, distribution and billing of content across mobile networks. Twistbox publishes and distributes its content in a number of countries. Since operations began in 2003, Twistbox has developed an intellectual property portfolio that includes mobile rights to global brands and content from film, television and lifestyle media companies. Twistbox has built a proprietary mobile publishing platform that includes: tools that automate device management for the distribution and billing of images and video; a mobile games development and distribution platform that automates the porting of mobile games and applications to multiple handsets; and a content standards and ratings system globally adopted by major wireless carriers to assist with the responsible deployment of age-verified content. Twistbox has distribution and service agreements with many of the largest mobile operators in the world.
Twistbox is headquartered in the Los Angeles area and has offices in Europe that provide local sales and marketing support for both mobile operators and third party distribution in their respective regions.
On October 23, 2008 the Company completed an acquisition of 100% of the issued and outstanding share capital of AMV Holding Limited, a United Kingdom private limited company (“AMV”), and 80% of the issued and outstanding share capital of Fierce Media Ltd (“Fierce”).
AMV marketed branded services through a unique Customer Relationship Management platform that drove revenue through mobile internet, print and TV advertising. AMV was headquartered in Marlow, outside of London in the United Kingdom.
On May 10, 2010, an administrator was appointed over AMV Holding Limited in the UK, at the request of the Company’s senior debt holder. As from that date, AMV and its subsidiaries are considered to be a discontinued operation. AMV and its subsidiaries were subsequently disposed, as set out in Note 9 below.
On May 11, 2010, Mandalay Media merged into its wholly-owned, newly formed subsidiary, NeuMedia Inc. (“NeuMedia”), with NeuMedia as the surviving corporation. NeuMedia issued: (1) one new share of common stock in exchange for each share of Mandalay Media’s outstanding common stock and (2) one new share of preferred stock in exchange for each share of Mandalay Media’s outstanding preferred stock as of May 11, 2010. NeuMedia’s preferred and common stock had the same status and par value as the respective stock of Mandalay Media and NeuMedia acceded to all the rights, acquired all the assets and assumed all of the liabilities of Mandalay Media.
On June 21, 2010, the Company signed and closed an agreement whereby ValueAct and the AMV Founders, acting through a newly formed company, acquired the operating subsidiaries of AMV (the “Assets”) in exchange for the release of $23,231 of secured indebtedness, comprising of a release of all amounts due and payable under the AMV Note and all of the amounts due and payable under the ValueAct Note (as defined below) except for $3,500 in principal. The Company retained all assets and liabilities of Twistbox and the Company.
On December 28, 2011, the Company issued 10,000 shares of the Company’s common stock as part of the consideration for in exchange for the assets of Digital Turbine Group, LLC, the developer of Digital Turbine (“DT”), a technology platform that allows media companies, mobile carriers, and their OEM handset partners to take advantage of multiple mobile operating systems across multiple networks, and offers solutions that allow them to maintain their own branding and personalized, one-to-one relationships with each end-user. DT’s cross-platform user interface and multimedia management system for carriers and OEMs can be integrated with different operating systems to provide a more organized and unified experience for end-users of mobile content across search, discovery, billing, and delivery. Other aspects of the platform, such as a smart content discovery toolbar, allows carriers and OEMs to control the data presented to their users while giving the end-user a more efficient way of finding and purchasing the desired content.
On July 27, 2012, the Company set up a wholly-owned Israeli acquisition/holding company, M.D.G. Logia Holdings LTD (“MDG”).
On August 15, 2012, the Company amended its charter with the state of Delaware to increase its total number of shares of common stock of the Company to 200,000,000 and preferred shares of the Company to 2,000,000.
On September 13, 2012, the Company completed an acquisition of 100% of the issued and outstanding share capital of three operating subsidiaries of Logia Group Ltd (“Sellers”) (Logia Content Development and Management Ltd. (“Logia Content”), Volas Entertainment Ltd. (“Volas”) and Mail Bit Logia (2008) Ltd. (“Mail Bit”), (collectively, the “Targets”)). In addition, the Company, by assignment to the acquisition entity, M.D.G. Logia Holdings Ltd (“MDG”), acquired the assets of LogiaDeck Ltd (an affiliate of the Seller, “LogiaDeck”), comprised of the “LogiaDeck” software, which the Company has rebranded “Ignite”, and certain operator and other contracts related to the business of the Logia companies that were originally entered into by the Sellers. Pursuant to the Logia purchase agreement, Mandalay Digital Group, Inc. purchased 23% of the outstanding shares of the Targets and MDG purchased 77% of such shares. On November 7, 2012, Mandalay Digital Group, Inc. contributed all of its shares of the Targets to MDG pursuant to a Contribution Agreement among Mandalay Digital Group, Inc., Digital Turbine Group, Inc. and MDG. The acquired business of the Targets and Ignite are collectively referred to as “Logia” in this annual report.
Logia is a mobile content development and management solutions provider of innovative mobile monetization solutions. It provides solutions for top-tier mobile operators and content providers, including device application management solutions, white label app and media stores, app-based value added services, and mobile social music and TV offerings.
On March 28, 2013 and April 9, 2013, the Company filed a Certificate of Amendment and Certificate of Correction of Certificate of Amendment of its Certificate of Incorporation (the “Certificate of Incorporation”), with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware, to effect a 1-for-5 reverse stock split of our common stock (the “Reverse Stock Split”). The Certificate of Amendment, as corrected, became effective as of April 12, 2013.
As a result of the Reverse Stock Split, every five (5) shares of our pre-Reverse Stock Split common stock were combined and reclassified into one (1) share of our common stock. Our post-Reverse Stock Split common stock began trading on April 15, 2013 with a new CUSIP number of 562562-207. The Reverse Stock Split did not change the authorized number of shares or the par value of our common stock.
On April 12, 2013, the Company, through its indirect wholly owned subsidiary organized under the laws of Australia, Digital Turbine Australia Pty Ltd (“DT Australia”), acquired all of the issued and outstanding stock of Mirror Image International Holdings Pty Ltd (“MIAH”). MIAH owns direct or indirect subsidiaries Mirror Image Access (Australia) Pty Ltd (MIA), MIA Technology Australia Pty Ltd (MIATA) and MIA Technology IP Pty Ltd (together the MIAH, the “MIA Group”). The acquired business of the MIA Group is referred to as “MIA” in this annual report.
MIA is a leading mobile solutions provider based in Australia. MIA has extensive content licenses with major brands, as well as a proprietary content management and billing integration system (“Sphere”). MIA enables experiences on connected devices by enabling the delivery of content and applications to multiple devices, across any network, in any format. The Sphere platform enables carriers, media companies and brands to work together.
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