Doha – beIN Media Group LLC announced that it has acquired the remaining 50% of shares held by MP & Silva of its beIN SPORTS channels in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines.

beIN had entered into a 50/50 joint venture with MP & Silva earlier in 2013 but effective 23 September, will assume full control of all of its channels in the Asian market.

Full control of these channels will allow beIN to fully implement its market strategy in the region in terms of production, expanded programming and content. beIN’s recently acquired exclusive TV rights to La Liga, Spain’s top flight soccer league will now be available in-country on its fully acquired channels in Asia.