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Sony Corp.’s U.S. unit has acquired Silvergate Media Holdings Ltd., the producer behind the “Peter Rabbit” TV series, for $195 million (¥21 billion) to enhance its content business for children, Sony said Wednesday.

Under the deal with the London-based firm, Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. has acquired a 49 percent interest in a joint venture that holds the rights to the animated hit series “The Octonauts” and a minority stake in the firm producing the “Peter Rabbit” series.

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