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Anghami and OSN+ Successfully Complete Milestone Transaction, Creating an Entertainment Powerhouse

Anghami, a leading music and entertainment streaming platform, and OSN+, a leading video streaming platform for premium content, today announced the successful completion of their landmark transaction after receiving all regulatory approvals.

OSN Group has acquired 55.45% in Anghami, giving it a majority stake at a valuation of $3.69 per share, 1.9x the closing price of the stock on Thursday 28th of March. This deal will result in a company with over 120 million registered users, circa 2.5 million paid subscribers and close to $100 million in revenue at closing.

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The combined entity brings together OSN+’s premium and exclusive library of 18,000 hours of video content with it’s rich catalog of more than 100 million songs and podcasts. Moreover, it will benefit from it’s strong tech stack, delivering an enhanced streaming experience with AI-driven hyper-personalization and soon to be announced best-in-class products.

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Elie Habib, Anghami Co-founder and CTO, will lead the combined entity as incoming Anghami CEO, while Joe Kawkabani will remain as OSN Group CEO.

About Anghami

Anghami is the go-to destination for Arabic and International music, podcasts and entertainment. With an extensive ecosystem of music, podcasts, events and more, Anghami provides the tools for anyone to create, curate and share their voice with the world. Launched in 2012, it was the first music-streaming platform in MENA to digitize the region’s music.

About OSN+

OSN is the leading service for premium entertainment servicing the MENA region in 22 countries featuring exclusive and in-demand premium global and local hit tv series and films. OSN delivers content across multiple divisions OSN+, OSNtv, and b2b offerings in every market. 

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