Disney has acquired Maker Studios for $500 million plus as much as $450 million in additional performance-based compensation.

Maker Studios boasts 380 million subscribers and 5.5 billion views per month across 55,000 channels. Maker Studios was responsible for 9 out of the top 100 most-viewed channels on YouTube in January.

Disney said it expects the deal to close by the end of the second quarter of this year.

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