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This excerpt taken from the PRVT 10-K filed Apr 15, 2009.

History

The parent company, Private Media Group, Inc., was originally incorporated in 1980 as a Utah corporation under the name Glacier Investment Company, Inc. for the purpose of acquiring or merging with an established company. In 1991, we changed our domicile to the State of Nevada. The parent company had no material business activity prior to its acquisition of Milcap Media Limited and Cine Craft Limited in June 1998.

On December 19, 1997 Private Media Group, Inc. entered into acquisition agreements with Milcap Media Limited and Cine Craft Limited to acquire all of their outstanding capital stock in exchange for 22,500,000 shares of Common Stock, 7,000,000 shares of the $4.00 Series A Preferred Stock, and 2,625,000 common stock purchase warrants. Private Media Group, Inc. completed these acquisitions on June 12, 1998. In connection with these acquisitions, in December 1997 the parent company changed its corporate name to Private Media Group, Inc. and declared a one for five reverse split of its Common Stock.

On January 28, 2000, we acquired all of the outstanding shares of Extasy Video B.V. for total consideration of Euro 3.2 million. The consideration consisted of 208,464 shares of common stock and warrants to purchase 208,464 shares of common stock. The warrants were exercisable during the period January 28, 2001 to January 28, 2004 at an exercise price of $9.63.

In May 2000, we authorized a three-for-one stock dividend on our common stock, which was distributed to holders of record of common stock on May 30, 2000.

As of January 1, 2001, we acquired Coldfair Holdings Ltd., a company incorporated and organized under the laws of the Republic of Cyprus, for a total consideration of Euro 1.5 million payable in 248,889 shares of common stock. Coldfair Holdings is our Internet company which is engaged in online marketing and sale of adult entertainment products and services.

Effective April 1, 2001, we acquired the inventory and certain contracts of our U.S. distributor, Private USA, in exchange for Euro 1.0 million and the assumption of Private USA’s obligations under some contracts.

On April 8, 2001, Peach Entertainment Distribution AB (Sweden), a subsidiary of Private Media Group, Inc., sold its interest in Private Circle, Inc., a company engaged in the design, production and marketing of trendy casual apparel, for an adjusted consideration of Euro 2.9 million as of May 2001.

On December 31, 2002, we acquired all of the outstanding shares of Barbuda B.V., a company owning a building, for total consideration of Euro 10.0 million. The consideration consisted of cash and a note payable in the amount of Euro 6.6 million. The purpose of this transaction was to acquire this property as its European headquarters. Since the acquisition, the Company has been reevaluating its need for additional space and as of February 2005, the Company no longer owns this property.

On May 30, 2003 we acquired certain assets, including governmental film board approvals and distribution rights from its former Canadian distributor, Software Entertainment Ltd. In exchange for Euro 0.7 million.

On November 26, 2003 we entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement to acquire certain intangible assets from International Film Production and Distribution Limited, including certain rights and distribution and licensing agreements. The transaction closed on November 28, 2003. The consideration for the transaction was Euro 2.5 million.

On January 20, 2009 we expanded our Internet operations through the acquisition of Game Link LLC and its affiliate, companies engaged in digital distribution of adult content over the Internet and eCommerce development. The consideration for the transaction consisted of 8,534,309 shares of common stock, plus up to an additional 4,595,397 shares of common stock if the combined EBITDA of the digital media operations of Private (including Game Link) meet specified targets in 2009, 2010 and 2011.

 

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These excerpts taken from the PRVT 10-K filed Mar 17, 2008.

History

The parent company, Private Media Group, Inc., was originally incorporated in 1980 as a Utah corporation under the name Glacier Investment Company, Inc. for the purpose of acquiring or merging with an established company. In 1991, we changed our domicile to the State of Nevada. The parent company had no material business activity prior to its acquisition of Milcap Media Limited and Cine Craft Limited in June 1998.

On December 19, 1997 Private Media Group, Inc. entered into acquisition agreements with Milcap Media Limited and Cine Craft Limited to acquire all of their outstanding capital stock in exchange for 22,500,000 shares of Common Stock, 7,000,000 shares of the $4.00 Series A Preferred Stock, and 2,625,000 common stock purchase warrants. Private Media Group, Inc. completed these acquisitions on June 12, 1998. In connection with these acquisitions, in December 1997 the parent company changed its corporate name to Private Media Group, Inc. and declared a one for five reverse split of its Common Stock.

On January 28, 2000, we acquired all of the outstanding shares of Extasy Video B.V. for total consideration of Euro 3.2 million. The consideration consisted of 208,464 shares of common stock and warrants to purchase 208,464 shares of common stock. The warrants were exercisable during the period January 28, 2001 to January 28, 2004 at an exercise price of $9.63.

In May 2000, we authorized a three-for-one stock dividend on our common stock, which was distributed to holders of record of common stock on May 30, 2000.

As of January 1, 2001, we acquired Coldfair Holdings Ltd., a company incorporated and organized under the laws of the Republic of Cyprus, for a total consideration of Euro 1.5 million payable in 248,889 shares of common stock. Coldfair Holdings is our Internet company which is engaged in online marketing and sale of adult entertainment products and services.

Effective April 1, 2001, we acquired the inventory and certain contracts of our U.S. distributor, Private USA, in exchange for Euro 1.0 million and the assumption of Private USA’s obligations under some contracts.

On April 8, 2001, Peach Entertainment Distribution AB (Sweden), a subsidiary of Private Media Group, Inc., sold its interest in Private Circle, Inc., a company engaged in the design, production and marketing of trendy casual apparel, for an adjusted consideration of Euro 2.9 million as of May 2001.

On December 31, 2002, we acquired all of the outstanding shares of Barbuda B.V., a company owning a building, for total consideration of Euro 10.0 million. The consideration consisted of cash and a note payable in the amount of Euro 6.6 million. The purpose of this transaction was to acquire this property as its European headquarters. Since the acquisition, the Company has been reevaluating its need for additional space and as of February 2005, the Company no longer owns this property.

On May 30, 2003 the Company acquired certain assets, including governmental film board approvals and distribution rights from its former Canadian distributor, Software Entertainment Ltd. In exchange for Euro 0.7 million.

On November 26, 2003 the Company entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement to acquire certain intangible assets from International Film Production and Distribution Limited, including certain rights and distribution and licensing agreements. The transaction closed on November 28, 2003. The consideration for the transaction was Euro 2.5 million.

 

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History

FACE="Times New Roman" SIZE="2">The parent company, Private Media Group, Inc., was originally incorporated in 1980 as a Utah corporation under the name Glacier Investment Company, Inc. for the purpose of acquiring or merging with an established
company. In 1991, we changed our domicile to the State of Nevada. The parent company had no material business activity prior to its acquisition of Milcap Media Limited and Cine Craft Limited in June 1998.

STYLE="margin-top:12px;margin-bottom:0px; text-indent:4%">On December 19, 1997 Private Media Group, Inc. entered into acquisition agreements with Milcap Media Limited and Cine Craft Limited to acquire all
of their outstanding capital stock in exchange for 22,500,000 shares of Common Stock, 7,000,000 shares of the $4.00 Series A Preferred Stock, and 2,625,000 common stock purchase warrants. Private Media Group, Inc. completed these acquisitions on
June 12, 1998. In connection with these acquisitions, in December 1997 the parent company changed its corporate name to Private Media Group, Inc. and declared a one for five reverse split of its Common Stock.

STYLE="margin-top:12px;margin-bottom:0px; text-indent:4%">On January 28, 2000, we acquired all of the outstanding shares of Extasy Video B.V. for total consideration of Euro 3.2 million. The consideration
consisted of 208,464 shares of common stock and warrants to purchase 208,464 shares of common stock. The warrants were exercisable during the period January 28, 2001 to January 28, 2004 at an exercise price of $9.63.

STYLE="margin-top:12px;margin-bottom:0px; text-indent:4%">In May 2000, we authorized a three-for-one stock dividend on our common stock, which was distributed to holders of record of common stock on May 30,
2000.

As of January 1, 2001, we acquired Coldfair Holdings Ltd., a company incorporated and organized under the laws of the Republic
of Cyprus, for a total consideration of Euro 1.5 million payable in 248,889 shares of common stock. Coldfair Holdings is our Internet company which is engaged in online marketing and sale of adult entertainment products and services.

Effective April 1, 2001, we acquired the inventory and certain contracts of our U.S. distributor, Private USA, in exchange for Euro
1.0 million and the assumption of Private USA’s obligations under some contracts.

On April 8, 2001, Peach Entertainment
Distribution AB (Sweden), a subsidiary of Private Media Group, Inc., sold its interest in Private Circle, Inc., a company engaged in the design, production and marketing of trendy casual apparel, for an adjusted consideration of Euro
2.9 million as of May 2001.

On December 31, 2002, we acquired all of the outstanding shares of Barbuda B.V., a company owning a
building, for total consideration of Euro 10.0 million. The consideration consisted of cash and a note payable in the amount of Euro 6.6 million. The purpose of this transaction was to acquire this property as its European headquarters. Since the
acquisition, the Company has been reevaluating its need for additional space and as of February 2005, the Company no longer owns this property.

SIZE="2">On May 30, 2003 the Company acquired certain assets, including governmental film board approvals and distribution rights from its former Canadian distributor, Software Entertainment Ltd. In exchange for Euro 0.7 million.

STYLE="margin-top:12px;margin-bottom:0px; text-indent:4%">On November 26, 2003 the Company entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement to acquire certain intangible assets from International Film
Production and Distribution Limited, including certain rights and distribution and licensing agreements. The transaction closed on November 28, 2003. The consideration for the transaction was Euro 2.5 million.

STYLE="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px"> 


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This excerpt taken from the PRVT 10-K filed Apr 2, 2007.

History

The parent company, Private Media Group, Inc., was originally incorporated in 1980 as a Utah corporation under the name Glacier Investment Company, Inc. for the purpose of acquiring or merging with an established company. In 1991, we changed our domicile to the State of Nevada. The parent company had no material business activity prior to its acquisition of Milcap Media Limited and Cine Craft Limited in June 1998.

On December 19, 1997 Private Media Group, Inc. entered into acquisition agreements with Milcap Media Limited and Cine Craft Limited to acquire all of their outstanding capital stock in exchange for 22,500,000 shares of Common Stock, 7,000,000 shares of the $4.00 Series A Preferred Stock, and 2,625,000 common stock purchase warrants. Private Media Group, Inc. completed these acquisitions on June 12, 1998. In connection with these acquisitions, in December 1997 the parent company changed its corporate name to Private Media Group, Inc. and declared a one for five reverse split of its Common Stock.

On January 28, 2000, we acquired all of the outstanding shares of Extasy Video B.V. for total consideration of Euro 3.2 million. The consideration consisted of 208,464 shares of common stock and warrants to purchase 208,464 shares of common stock. The warrants were exercisable during the period January 28, 2001 to January 28, 2004 at an exercise price of $9.63.

In May 2000, we authorized a three-for-one stock dividend on our common stock, which was distributed to holders of record of common stock on May 30, 2000.

As of January 1, 2001, we acquired Coldfair Holdings Ltd., a company incorporated and organized under the laws of the Republic of Cyprus, for a total consideration of Euro 1.5 million payable in 248,889 shares of common stock. Coldfair Holdings is our Internet company which is engaged in online marketing and sale of adult entertainment products and services.

Effective April 1, 2001, we acquired the inventory and certain contracts of our U.S. distributor, Private USA, in exchange for Euro 1.0 million and the assumption of Private USA’s obligations under some contracts.

On April 8, 2001, Peach Entertainment Distribution AB (Sweden), a subsidiary of Private Media Group, Inc., sold its interest in Private Circle, Inc., a company engaged in the design, production and marketing of trendy casual apparel, for an adjusted consideration of Euro 2.9 million as of May 2001.

On December 31, 2002, we acquired all of the outstanding shares of Barbuda B.V., a company owning a building, for total consideration of Euro 10.0 million. The consideration consisted of cash and a note payable in the amount of Euro 6.6 million. The purpose of this transaction was to acquire this property as its European headquarters. Since the acquisition, the Company has been reevaluating its need for additional space and as of February 2005, the Company no longer owns this property.

On May 30, 2003 the Company acquired certain assets, including governmental film board approvals and distribution rights from its former Canadian distributor, Software Entertainment Ltd. In exchange for Euro 0.7 million.

On November 26, 2003 the Company entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement to acquire certain intangible assets from International Film Production and Distribution Limited, including certain rights and distribution and licensing agreements. The transaction closed on November 28, 2003. The consideration for the transaction was Euro 2.5 million.

 

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This excerpt taken from the PRVT 10-K filed Mar 31, 2006.

History

The parent company, Private Media Group, Inc., was originally incorporated in 1980 as a Utah corporation under the name Glacier Investment Company, Inc. for the purpose of acquiring or merging with an established company. In 1991, we changed our domicile to the State of Nevada. The parent company had no material business activity prior to its acquisition of Milcap Media Limited and Cine Craft Limited in June 1998.

On December 19, 1997 Private Media Group, Inc. entered into acquisition agreements with Milcap Media Limited and Cine Craft Limited to acquire all of their outstanding capital stock in exchange for 22,500,000 shares of Common Stock, 7,000,000 shares of the $4.00 Series A Preferred Stock, and 2,625,000 common stock purchase warrants. Private Media Group, Inc. completed these acquisitions on June 12, 1998. In connection with these acquisitions, in December 1997 the parent company changed its corporate name to Private Media Group, Inc. and declared a one for five reverse split of its Common Stock.

On January 28, 2000, we acquired all of the outstanding shares of Extasy Video B.V. for total consideration of Euro 3.2 million. The consideration consisted of 208,464 shares of common stock and warrants to purchase 208,464 shares of common stock. The warrants were exercisable during the period January 28, 2001 to January 28, 2004 at an exercise price of $9.63.

In May 2000, we authorized a three-for-one stock dividend on our common stock, which was distributed to holders of record of common stock on May 30, 2000.

As of January 1, 2001, we acquired Coldfair Holdings Ltd., a company incorporated and organized under the laws of the Republic of Cyprus, for a total consideration of Euro 1.5 million payable in 248,889 shares of common stock. Coldfair Holdings is our Internet company which is engaged in online marketing and sale of adult entertainment products and services.

Effective April 1, 2001, we acquired the inventory and certain contracts of our U.S. distributor, Private USA, in exchange for Euro 1.0 million and the assumption of Private USA’s obligations under some contracts.

On April 8, 2001, Peach Entertainment Distribution AB (Sweden), a subsidiary of Private Media Group, Inc., sold its interest in Private Circle, Inc., a company engaged in the design, production and marketing of trendy casual apparel, for an adjusted consideration of Euro 2.9 million as of May 2001.

On December 31, 2002, we acquired all of the outstanding shares of Barbuda B.V., a company owning a building, for total consideration of Euro 10.0 million. The consideration consisted of cash and a note payable in the amount of Euro 6.6 million. The purpose of this transaction was to acquire this property as its European headquarters. Since the acquisition, the Company has been reevaluating its need for additional space and as of February 2005, the Company no longer owns this property.

On May 30, 2003 the Company acquired certain assets, including governmental film board approvals and distribution rights from its former Canadian distributor, Software Entertainment Ltd. In exchange for Euro 0.7 million.

On November 26, 2003 the Company entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement to acquire certain intangible assets from International Film Production and Distribution Limited, including certain rights and distribution and licensing agreements. The transaction closed on November 28, 2003. The consideration for the transaction was Euro 2.5 million.

 

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This excerpt taken from the PRVT 10-K filed Mar 31, 2005.

History

 

The parent company, Private Media Group, Inc., was originally incorporated in 1980 as a Utah corporation under the name Glacier Investment Company, Inc. for the purpose of acquiring or merging with an established company. In 1991, we changed our domicile to the State of Nevada. The parent company had no material business activity prior to its acquisition of Milcap Media Limited and Cine Craft Limited in June 1998.

 

On December 19, 1997 Private Media Group, Inc. entered into acquisition agreements with Milcap Media Limited and Cine Craft Limited to acquire all of their outstanding capital stock in exchange for 22,500,000 shares of Common Stock, 7,000,000 shares of the $4.00 Series A Preferred Stock, and 2,625,000 common stock purchase warrants. Private Media Group, Inc. completed these acquisitions on June 12, 1998. In connection with these acquisitions, in December 1997 the parent company changed its corporate name to Private Media Group, Inc. and declared a one for five reverse split of its Common Stock.

 

On January 28, 2000, we acquired all of the outstanding shares of Extasy Video B.V. for total consideration of Euro 3.2 million. The consideration consisted of 208,464 shares of common stock and warrants to purchase 208,464 shares of common stock. The warrants were exercisable during the period January 28, 2001 to January 28, 2004 at an exercise price of $9.63.

 

In May 2000, we authorized a three-for-one stock dividend on our common stock, which was distributed to holders of record of common stock on May 30, 2000.

 

As of January 1, 2001, we acquired Coldfair Holdings Ltd., a company incorporated and organized under the laws of the Republic of Cyprus, for a total consideration of Euro 1.5 million payable in 248,889 shares of common stock. Coldfair Holdings is a company engaged in the marketing and sale of adult entertainment products and services.

 

Effective April 1, 2001, we acquired the inventory and certain contracts of our U.S. distributor, Private USA, in exchange for Euro 1.0 million and the assumption of Private USA’s obligations under some contracts.

 

On April 8, 2001, Peach Entertainment Distribution AB (Sweden), a subsidiary of Private Media Group, Inc., sold its interest in Private Circle, Inc., a company engaged in the design, production and marketing of trendy casual apparel, for an adjusted consideration of Euro 2.9 million as of May 2001.

 

On December 31, 2002, we acquired all of the outstanding shares of Barbuda B.V., a company owning a building, for total consideration of Euro 10.0 million. The consideration consisted of cash and a note payable in the amount of Euro 6.6 million. The purpose of this transaction was to acquire this property as its European headquarters. Since the acquisition, the Company has been reevaluating its need for additional space and as of February 2005, the Company no longer owns this property, see Note 22 subsequent events in the consolidated financial statements.

 

On May 30, 2003 the Company acquired certain assets, including governmental film board approvals and distribution rights from its former Canadian distributor, Software Entertainment Ltd. In exchange for Euro 0.7 million.

 

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On November 26, 2003 the Company entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement to acquire certain intangible assets from International Film Production and Distribution Limited, including certain rights and distribution and licensing agreements. The transaction closed on November 28, 2003. The consideration for the transaction was Euro 2.5 million.

 

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