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announced 5/8/2007 via BusinessWire

CoMedia Corporation, will acquire Watchfire Music

synopsis: CoMedia Corporation will acquire all of the outstanding equity of Watchfire Music LLC, a privately held Los Angeles based web-centric music producer and distributor featuring Inspirational, Sacred, Spiritual and Christian music – selling single songs and CDs downloaded directly to consumers, affiliated ecommerce stores and retail sales.
buyer: CoMedia Corporation
CoMedia develops intellectual properties for our proprietary media platforms to create products, services and use our distribution channels to reach the tens-of-millions of people in our target markets. We are focused on building Social Networks around Sports Centric males in the 24 to 55 age group.
target: Watchfire Music
Watchfire has an established music catalogue and is licensing Christian Contemporary Music, the oldest and best known sound within Christian music, Gospel in all its forms, as well as Praise and Worship, a well established niche within Christian music.
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closed 12/7/2012 via PR Newswire

Max Sound Corporation, acquired Liquid Spins, Inc.

synopsis: Max Sound Corporation announced that it has completed the acquisition of all of the assets of Liquid Spins, Inc. in exchange for ten million dollars in an all stock transaction. Liquid Spins is a digital media distribution company that specializes in QR code marketing, apparel merchandising, scratch-off codes and more.
buyer: Max Sound Corporation
Max Sound Corporation's MAXD™ Audio Process makes everything sound better and can convert any audio file to high definition quality while significantly reducing the file size. The company is based in Houston, TX.
target: Liquid Spins, Inc.
Liquid Spins is an established digital media distribution company who has secured contracts with all major record labels in the United States including Sony, Universal, Warner, Emi, Red and Curb.
price($mm)[EV]
$9.26 [$9.45]
rev ($mm)
$0
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EV / rev
946.0x
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closed 6/14/2012 via BNC Analysis

Tesco Stores Limited, acquired WE7

synopsis: Tesco has bought the digital music service We7 for £10.8m as the retail giant moves further into home entertainment. The supermarket company has taken a 91% stake in London-based We7, with the remaining shares to be purchased within weeks. We7 boasts a catalogue of 11m music tracks and is available on iPad, iPhone and Android apps and on the web.
buyer: Tesco Stores Limited(TSCO:$108,613.16)
Tesco is a British multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer headquartered in Cheshunt, United Kingdom. It is the third-largest retailer in the world measured by revenues (after Wal-Mart and Carrefour) and the second-largest measured by profits (after Wal-Mart).
target: WE7
We7 is an ad-supported music streaming service and integrated MP3 store based in the UK. We7 competes with streaming music sites Last.fm, Spotify, lala, and Imeem and with music search sites such as Seeqpod, Songza, Skreemr, Deezer, and HypeMachine.
price ($mm)
$17*
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closed 1/26/2012 via PR Newswire

Rhapsody International, acquired Napster

synopsis: Rhapsody announced its European expansion through the acquisition of Napster International, the first subscription (flat-rate) music service in Europe. Rhapsody will own and operate the Napster service in Germany and the United Kingdom.
buyer: Rhapsody International
The Rhapsody® digital music service gives subscribers unlimited on-demand access to more than 13 million songs, whether they're listening on a PC, laptop, Internet connected home stereo or TV, MP3 player or mobile phone.
target parent: Best Buy
target: Napster
Napster offers the ultimate in interactive music experiences, creating better ways to discover, share, acquire and enjoy music - anytime, anywhere. The company's flagship service, Napster, is the ultimate digital music package, offering unlimited on-demand music streaming.
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announced 12/15/2010 via Company Press Release

KDDI Corporation, will acquire KKBOX

synopsis: KDDI signed a definitive agreement to acquire KKBOX Inc, the digital music subscription service provider in Taiwan, from Skysoft Inc, which currently owns 100% share of the company.
buyer: KDDI Corporation(KDDIF:$0.00)
KDDI CORPORATION is a Japan-based telecommunications company. The Company operates in three business segments.
target: KKBOX
KKBOX Inc. provides online Chinese music services in Taiwan and Hong Kong. The company offers a multi-device digital music subscription service that features a Chinese song database and music tracks from music labels and publishers.
price ($mm)
$60*
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announced 9/15/2008 via BusinessWeek

Best Buy, will acquire Napster

synopsis: Best Buy Co., Inc. and Napster Inc. announced that the two companies have entered into a definitive merger agreement for Best Buy to commence a tender offer for all outstanding Napster shares at an aggregate purchase price of approximately $121 million.
buyer: Best Buy(BBY:$49,621.00)
With operations in the United States, Canada, Europe and China, Best Buy is a multinational retailer of technology and entertainment products and services with a commitment to growth and innovation.
target: Napster
Napster, the pioneer of digital music, offers the ultimate in interactive music experiences, creating better ways to discover, share, acquire and enjoy music -- anytime, anywhere. The Company's offerings include "Napster" (www.napster.com), "FreeNapster" (www.freeNapster.com) and "Napster Mobile".
price ($mm)
$121
rev ($mm)
$127
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.9x
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closed 3/30/2006 via PR Newswire

Trans World Entertainment, acquired Mix & Burn, LLC

synopsis: Trans World Entertainment Corporation, a leading entertainment specialty retailer and parent of f.y.e. (for your entertainment), announced today that it has acquired a controlling interest in Mix & Burn, LLC the leading provider of digital content services to retailers nationwide.
buyer: Trans World Entertainment(TWMC:$0.00)
Trans World Entertainment is a leading specialty retailer of music, video and video game products. The Company operates over 1,100 retail stores in the United States, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and e-commerce sites.
target: Mix & Burn, LLC
Using Mix & Burn's technology, consumers can mix and burn music CDs and download digital songs on demand, allowing the creation of customized playlists from an extensive catalog of new and old content.
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closed 11/3/2005 via BusinessWire

America Online, Inc., acquired MusicNow LLC

synopsis: Online music fans who love digital music have a new place to 'tune in' to discover, sample and buy music on the web after America Online, Inc., today announced that it has acquired the business of a digital music subscription company called MusicNow LLC.
buyer parent:Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: America Online, Inc.(AOL:$2,240.40)
AOL is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL’s business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers.
target: MusicNow LLC
MusicNow operates a digital music service offering access to more than a million songs. Customers can listen to music streaming over the Internet or they can buy tracks and download them to their computer or portable music player. Files that are purchased and downloaded can also be burned to CDs.
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closed 2/19/2008 via PR Newswire

Motorola, Inc., acquired Soundbuzz Pte. Ltd.

synopsis: Motorola, Inc. a global leader in mobile entertainment, has successfully completed its acquisition of Soundbuzz Pte., Ltd., a leading pan-Asian music provider. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Motorola, Inc.(MSI:$8,633.00)
Motorola is known around the world for innovation and leadership in wireless and broadband communications. The people of Motorola are committed to helping their customers to get and stay connected simply and seamlessly to the people, information, and entertainment that they want and need.
target: Soundbuzz Pte. Ltd.
Soundbuzz is Asia's largest online and mobile music company, with its 50-plus collective stores attracting the majority of online and wireless purchases. The company operates its own store, as well as providing content and/or technology infrastructure to partners.
price ($mm)
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$9
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0.0x
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closed 6/6/2011 via PR Newswire

Max Media Group, acquired BB2Live.com

synopsis: Max Media Group, Inc., a developer of online integrated digital publishing/distribution platforms for high-end internet consumer segments, has closed the acquisition of the assets of www.BB2Live.com and the company's technology applications including Internet Protocol Television (IPTV), Internet Radio, VOIP, and SMS text messaging.
buyer: Max Media Group(MXMI:$0.00)
Max Media Group, Inc. is a developer of online integrated digital publishing/distribution platforms for high-end internet consumer segments. Max Media's mission is to be the premier operator and developer of low cost high revenue online integrated publishing/interactive social networks.
target: BB2Live.com
BB2Live's technology applications include Internet Radio Protocol, IPTV (Internet Television), VOIP and SMS text messaging. BB2Live has approximately 15 million subscribers and users of its various services.
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cancelled 9/27/2010 via

Cybermesh International Corp., cancelled merger with Media Galaxy

synopsis: Cybermesh International Corp. is pleased to announce that an overwhelming majority of the shareholders approved a merger with Media Galaxy, a Nevada incorporated company. Media Galaxy is an online entertainment company that transforms illegal file sharers into socially engaged e-commerce consumers.
buyer: Cybermesh International Corp.(CYTL:$0.00)
Cybermesh International Corp. was incorporated in the State of Nevada and is a holding company.
target: Media Galaxy
Media Galaxy is an online entertainment company that transforms illegal file sharers into socially engaged e-commerce consumers. Partnered with essential stakeholders, they will offer the first entertainment lifestyle store with active participation from artists and celebrities.
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closed 3/1/2010 via Capital IQ

Geos Communications, Inc., acquired Duo Guo

synopsis: Geos Communications™, Inc, a leading developer and distributor of mobile applications and services, announced that it has acquired Duo Guo, China’s leading mobile content retail provider. Duo Guo is the primary and only legitimate retail channel for the discovery and download of licensed mobile media content in China.
buyer: Geos Communications, Inc.(GCMI:$0.00)
Geos Communications, Inc. is creating solutions for the rapidly growing global, mobile community. Geos provides products and applications for enterprises, small-to-medium businesses (SMBs) and consumers on the go.
target: Duo Guo
Duo Guo owns and operates the leading retail platform for the discovery and download of mobile content and value-added services. Duo Guo is the primary and only legitimate retail channel for the discovery and download of licensed mobile media content in China.
price($mm)[EV]
$0.00 [$2.12]
rev ($mm)
$0
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EV / rev
0.0x
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cancelled 8/11/2009 via Capital IQ

ActionView International, Inc., cancelled merger with M3X Media, Inc.

synopsis: M3X Media, Inc. cancelled the acquisition of Actionview International Inc.
buyer: ActionView International, Inc.
ActionView International's operating subsidiary custom-designs, develops, and manufactures vividly illuminated motion billboards. ActionView places its signs into high traffic locations and markets advertising space on the signs.
target: M3X Media, Inc.
M3X Media Inc. specializes in digital entertainment and multimedia with a core focus on portable multimedia solutions. Through its M3X Media and GruvMe Divisions, the company is at the forefront of cutting edge hardware, software, multimedia portals and media security solutions.
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closed 1/18/2007 via PR Newswire

M2 Media Group, LLC, acquired Blue Dolphin Group

synopsis: M2 Media Group, a leading magazine subscription agency, has completed the purchase of online magazine Website BlueDolphin.com from Zinio Systems, Inc. Financial terms were not disclosed.
buyer: M2 Media Group, LLC
M2 Media Group, LLC is a leading magazine subscription agency specializing in online marketing channels. It provides circulation management services to the magazine publishing industry and affinity marketing programs to Internet-based businesses.
target parent: Apax Partners & Co. Ventures Ltd.
target: Blue Dolphin Group
Blue Dolphin Group is an online magazine retailer focused on providing consumers with unparalleled selection, savings and customer service. The company works directly with publishers to offer a vast array of best selling titles, hard-to-find periodicals, at savings up to 85% off the newsstand price.
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announced 1/20/2011 via PR Newswire

Amazon.com, Inc., will acquire LOVEFiLM International Limited

synopsis: Amazon.com, Inc. has reached an agreement to acquire the remaining shares in LOVEFiLM International Limited. LOVEFiLM is a leading European subscription entertainment service which combines the benefits of online DVD and games rental-by-post as well as streaming films and TV shows instantly over the internet.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc.(AMZN:$74,452.00)
Amazon.com, Inc., a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, seeks to be Earth's most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices.
target: LOVEFiLM International Limited
LOVEFiLM International Limited has become a leading European film subscription service, combining the benefits of DVD rental by post and, more recently, watching movies online via the LOVEFiLM Player (on the PC, the PlayStation(R)3 and streamed direct to TV).
price ($mm)
$115*
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closed 8/8/2007 via PR Newswire

Blockbuster, Inc., acquired Movielink, LLC

synopsis: In a move to further provide customers with even more convenient access to home entertainment, Blockbuster Inc. has acquired Movielink, one of the nation's leading movie download services. The acquisition gives Blockbuster access to one of the largest libraries of downloadable movies and a large array of television content.
buyer parent:Viacom Inc.
buyer: Blockbuster, Inc.(BBI:$0.00)
Blockbuster Inc. is a leading global provider of in-home movie and game entertainment, with more than 8,000 stores throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australia.
target: Movielink, LLC
Movielink is a leading movie download service, offering U.S. customers an extensive selection of new and classic hit movies, foreign films and other hard-to-find content. Movielink draws its content offerings from the vast libraries of most major film studios on a non-exclusive basis.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$4
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EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 10/31/2005 via PR Newswire

Submarino S.A., acquired Ingresso.com

synopsis: Submarino S.A. announces the acquisition of 100% of the stock capital of Ingresso.com.br ("Ingresso.com"), a leading online retailer of movie, theater and entertainment tickets. The price paid for the acquisition, adjusted by Ingresso.com's cash position, was R$ 8.3 million, equivalent to 7.0 times the 2005 projected EBITDA.
buyer: Submarino S.A.
Submarino is the leading pure-play online retailers in Brazil. The company built a strong brand and a premium customer base by offering a superior breadth and depth of product selection with best-in-class customer service.
target: Ingresso.com
Through its website, http://www.Ingresso.com.br, the company sells tickets for movies, theaters and entertainment events and is currently the only company selling movie tickets through the Internet in Brazil. Ingresso.com's box office software runs 881 theaters nationwide.
price ($mm)
$4.59
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
10.7x
closed 1/25/2012 via PE Hub

Spirit Music Group, acquired Pete Townshend Music Catalog

synopsis: Spirit Music Group, one of the world’s leading independent music publishers, has purchased Pete Townshend’s interest in his entire song catalog and has partnered with the legendary rocker in its global promotion. The landmark deal includes rights to five decades of music written for The Who and a series of acclaimed solo albums.
buyer parent:Pegasus Capital Advisors, L. P.
buyer: Spirit Music Group
Spirit Music Group, founded in 1995, is one of the world’s leading independent music publishers, owning and/or managing more than 40,000 songs spanning 7 decades and every musical genre.
target: Pete Townshend Music Catalog
Pete Townshend’s Music Catalog includes five decades of music written for The Who, one of the most dynamic and influential rock bands of all time, and a series of acclaimed solo albums. The career-spanning collection includes more than 30 charted singles.
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closed 8/1/2007 via PR Newswire

Sony/ATV Music Publishing, acquired Famous Music Corporation

synopsis: Sony/ATV Music Publishing today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Famous Music LLC from Viacom, which was originally announced on May 30, 2007.
buyer parent:Sony Corporation
buyer: Sony/ATV Music Publishing
Sony/ATV Music Publishing is a joint venture between Sony and trusts formed by Michael Jackson. Sony/ATV Music Publishing owns or administers over 400,000 copyrights. It is not part of the Sony BMG Music Entertainment venture.
target parent: Viacom Inc.
target: Famous Music Corporation
The Famous Music catalogue includes 125,000 songs and sound cues. The catalogue, founded originally to publish music from "talking pictures," also includes the widely recognizable movie themes from Braveheart, The Godfather, Forrest Gump, and the "Axel F" theme from Beverly Hills Cop.
price ($mm)
$370
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closed 4/17/2007 via PR Newswire

Sony/A.T.V. Music Publishing Nashville, purchased The Leiber and Stoller Catalogue from Leiber & Stoller Music Publishing

synopsis: Sony/ATV Music Publishing today announced that it has acquired the legendary catalogue of award-winning songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.
buyer parent:Sony Corporation
buyer: Sony/A.T.V. Music Publishing Nashville
Sony/ATV Music Publishing is a joint venture between Sony and trusts formed by Michael Jackson. Sony/ATV Music Publishing owns or administers over 400,000 copyrights. It is not part of the Sony BMG Music Entertainment venture.
seller: Leiber & Stoller Music Publishing
Leiber & Stoller Music Publishing is a full operational publishing company with components such as licensing, royalties, copyright, and creative business affairs. Leiber & Stoller Music consists of four entities: Jerry Leiber Music, Mike Stoller Music, Trio Music, and Quartet Music.
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*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
announced 5/8/2007 via BusinessWire

CoMedia Corporation, will acquire Watchfire Music

synopsis: CoMedia Corporation will acquire all of the outstanding equity of Watchfire Music LLC, a privately held Los Angeles based web-centric music producer and distributor featuring Inspirational, Sacred, Spiritual and Christian music – selling single songs and CDs downloaded directly to consumers, affiliated ecommerce stores and retail sales.
buyer: CoMedia Corporation
CoMedia develops intellectual properties for our proprietary media platforms to create products, services and use our distribution channels to reach the tens-of-millions of people in our target markets. We are focused on building Social Networks around Sports Centric males in the 24 to 55 age group.
target: Watchfire Music
Watchfire has an established music catalogue and is licensing Christian Contemporary Music, the oldest and best known sound within Christian music, Gospel in all its forms, as well as Praise and Worship, a well established niche within Christian music.
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announced 5/8/2007 via BusinessWire

CoMedia Corporation, will acquire Watchfire Music

synopsis: CoMedia Corporation will acquire all of the outstanding equity of Watchfire Music LLC, a privately held Los Angeles based web-centric music producer and distributor featuring Inspirational, Sacred, Spiritual and Christian music – selling single songs and CDs downloaded directly to consumers, affiliated ecommerce stores and retail sales.
buyer: CoMedia Corporation
CoMedia develops intellectual properties for our proprietary media platforms to create products, services and use our distribution channels to reach the tens-of-millions of people in our target markets. We are focused on building Social Networks around Sports Centric males in the 24 to 55 age group.
target: Watchfire Music
Watchfire has an established music catalogue and is licensing Christian Contemporary Music, the oldest and best known sound within Christian music, Gospel in all its forms, as well as Praise and Worship, a well established niche within Christian music.
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closed 12/13/2007 via Company Press Release

Hercules Technology Growth Ventures, purchased a minority stake in The Generations Network

synopsis: Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc., the premier specialty finance company providing venture debt and equity to venture capital and private equity backed technology and life science companies at all stages of development, today announced that it provided a combination of $17.5 million in debt financing and $500,000 of equity cap
buyer: Hercules Technology Growth Ventures(HTGC:$74.28)
The leading publicly traded specialty finance company offering senior and subordinated working capital loans, senior revolving loans, bridge loans and equipment loans.
target: The Generations Network
The Generations Network, is the leading online network connecting families across distance and time. The Generations Network, Inc. provides people the content, community, and technology to empower them to find the people most important to them -- and discover and share their unique family stories.
price($mm)[EV]
$0.50 [$18]
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announced 10/17/2007 via PR Newswire

Spectrum Equity Investors, will acquire The Generations Network

synopsis: The Generations Network, Inc., announced that Spectrum Equity Investors will lead an investment of $300 million to purchase a majority interest in the company. Spectrum, a private equity firm based in Menlo Park and Boston, has been a shareholder in The Generations Network since 2003.
buyer: Spectrum Equity Investors
Spectrum Equity Investors is one of the largest, fastest-growing, and most experienced private equity investors. They have investment professionals that have invested in more than 150 telecommunications, networking, information services, and media businesses.
target: The Generations Network
The Generations Network, is the leading online network connecting families across distance and time. The Generations Network, Inc. provides people the content, community, and technology to empower them to find the people most important to them -- and discover and share their unique family stories.
price ($mm)
$300
rev ($mm)
$150
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/14/2007 via PR Newswire

Quepasa Corporation, purchased Corazones.com from DNI Holdings LLC

synopsis: Quepasa Corporation owner of Quepasa.com, the world's largest bicultural, Hispanic internet community, announced today that it has acquired Corazones.com from DNI Holdings LLC. The marriage between the two, fast-growing sites, provides Quepasa with additional robust content and an immediate membership boost.
buyer: Quepasa Corporation(QPSA:$6.05)
Quepasa Corporation, owner of Quepasa.com, is the world's largest, bicultural Hispanic online community. The Company is committed to providing entertaining, enriching, and empowering products and services to millions of Hispanic users throughout the U.S. and certain areas of Latin America.
seller: DNI Holdings LLC
DNI Holdings LLC owns and operates a variety of social networking web sites, including SocialPlus.com.
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closed 12/20/2010 via BusinessWire

Outfront Companies, acquired Soamac, Voacam, Coupon Flasher

synopsis: Miracle Applications Corp. has changed its name to Outfront Companies. Outfront has acquired three companies: Soamac, Voacam, and Coupon Flasher. Soamac is a website asset consulting company. Voacam's distribution video channels specialize in helping small businesses with branding. Coupon Flasher is an e-coupons website.
buyer: Outfront Companies
Outfront Companies, formerly known as Miracle Applications Corp., manufactures and distributes LED lighting products and thin Film Solar Panels and polishes and granular deodorizers as well as other non-toxic chemical products.
target: Soamac, Voacam, Coupon Flasher
Soamac is a successful website asset consulting company. Voacam's distribution video channels specialize in helping small businesses with branding, engaging potential and existing customers and dominating the search engines for each industry. Coupon Flasher is an e-coupons website.
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closed 3/20/2006 via BNC Analysis

Classmates Online Inc., acquired Opobox Inc.

synopsis: Internet-service provider United Online Inc. on Monday said its social-networking subsidiary Classmates Online Inc. has acquired Opobox Inc., operator of social-networking service The Names Database, for about $10 million in cash.
buyer: Classmates Online Inc.
Classmates Online, Inc., founded in 1995, is a leader in online community-based networking. The Company operates Classmates.com (www.classmates.com), connecting more than 38 million members with friends and acquaintances from school, work and the military.
target: Opobox Inc.
Opobox Inc. is the operator of social-networking service The Names Database. The Names Database is a private community of about eighteen million members that can connect with each other through tools at this Web site.
price ($mm)
$10
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closed 5/13/2004 via PR Newswire

Classmates Online Inc., acquired Klasstraffen.com

synopsis: Classmates Online, Inc., a leader in community-based networking that connects more than 38 million members with friends and acquaintances from school, work and the military, today announced that it has acquired Klasstraffen.com, the No. 1 website in Sweden which helps people reconnect with school friends and acquaintances.
buyer: Classmates Online Inc.
Classmates Online, Inc., founded in 1995, is a leader in online community-based networking. The Company operates Classmates.com (www.classmates.com), connecting more than 38 million members with friends and acquaintances from school, work and the military.
target: Klasstraffen.com
Klasstraffen.com (www.klasstraffen.com), the No. 1 site in Sweden for reuniting old friends from schools and universities, has more than 350,000 member listings. Founded in March 2000 and based in Stockholm.
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announced 12/14/2011 via BNC Analysis

TeleText, will acquire TeleText

synopsis: DMGT’s A&N Media is selling a majority stake of Teletext, the once-influential UK TV text service. Teletext operates the digital TV text service behind ITV1, 2, 3 and 4, Channel 4, E4 and More4 on Freeview, Channel 4 and all the ITV channels on Sky, as well as ITV1, Channel Four and Five on the analogue TV service.
buyer: TeleText
Teletext operates the digital TV text service behind ITV1, 2, 3 and 4, Channel 4, E4 and More4 on Freeview, Channel 4 and all the ITV channels on Sky, as well as ITV1, Channel Four and Five on the analogue TV service.
target parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
target: TeleText
Teletext operates the digital TV text service behind ITV1, 2, 3 and 4, Channel 4, E4 and More4 on Freeview, Channel 4 and all the ITV channels on Sky, as well as ITV1, Channel Four and Five on the analogue TV service.
price ($mm)
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$17
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0.0x
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closed 6/1/2007 via Company Description

Google Inc., acquired FeedBurner, Inc.

synopsis: FeedBurner has been acquired by Google. Purchase price is rumored to be $100 million but terms of the transaction have not been disclosed nor confirned.
buyer: Google Inc.(GOOG:$55,797.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users.
target: FeedBurner, Inc.
FeedBurner is the leading provider of media distribution and audience engagement services for blogs and RSS feeds. Our Web-based tools help bloggers, podcasters and commercial publishers promote, deliver and profit from their content on the Web.
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closed 7/18/2006 via BNC Analysis

FeedBurner, Inc., acquired BlogBeat

synopsis: FeedBurner, an internet feed management provider, has acquired BlogBeat, a provider of blog analytics. The combined services will give FeedBurner's customers tools for comparison of feed subscribers and blog visitors. The BlogBeat functionality will be fully integrated into FeedBurner's existing suite of free internet feed management services.
buyer parent:Google Inc.
buyer: FeedBurner, Inc.
FeedBurner is the leading provider of media distribution and audience engagement services for blogs and RSS feeds. Our Web-based tools help bloggers, podcasters and commercial publishers promote, deliver and profit from their content on the Web.
target: BlogBeat
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closed 11/1/2006 via

CDC Corporation, purchased Beijing TimeHeart Information Technology Ltd. and TimeHeart Science Technology Ltd. from Fresh Earn Holdings Ltd

synopsis: China.com Inc., controlled by software company CDC Corp. , has agreed to buy two mobile value-added service firms for HK$198 million (US$25.4 million) to boost its wireless services. That acquisition would be bankrolled with cash, stock in CMMC and an eventual issuance of China.com shares, the firm said.
buyer: CDC Corporation(CHINA:$0.00)
A leading global provider of Enterprise Software Solutions to medium and large enterprises. Our solutions include : ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning), SCM (Supply Chain Management), CRM (Customer Relationship Management), HRM (Human Resources Management) and BPM (Business Performance Management).
seller: Fresh Earn Holdings Ltd
Fresh Earn Holdings Ltd is a China based holding company. Created to parent Beijing TimeHeart Information Technology Ltd. and TimeHeart Science Technology Ltd.
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