Like LaxPower.com

closed 8/6/2007 via BusinessWire

The Active Network, Inc., acquired LaxPower.com

synopsis: The Active Network, Inc., a leading provider of application services technology and marketing solutions for community service and participatory sports organizations, today announced the acquisition of LaxPower.com, the leading online community for high school and college lacrosse players and fans.
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
The Active Network, Inc., provides application services technology and marketing access to community service organizations, and is a leading online community for active lifestyles. The company's solutions help organizations improve customer service capabilities and increase revenues. "
target: LaxPower.com
LaxPower.com is the leading online community for high school and college lacrosse players and fans. LaxPower.com, based in West Chester, PA, receives more than 20 million page views per month during the lacrosse season and is regarded as the gold standard for national high school lacrosse rankings.
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closed 6/4/2014 via BusinessWire

The Whistle Sports Network, acquired The Lacrosse Network

synopsis: The Whistle Sports Network, the first sports-focused cross platform network and community for today’s generation, announced its acquisition of The Lacrosse Network (TLN), the premier YouTube destination for one of the nation’s fastest growing sports.
buyer: The Whistle Sports Network
Launched on New Year’s Eve with the support of multiple pro league partners and YouTube content creators like Dude Perfect, the Whistle Network has scaled rapidly. The network is one of the top two sports destinations on YouTube in North America with 4.3 million subscribers. "
target: The Lacrosse Network
The Lacrosse Network (TLN) is a YouTube partner dedicated to growing the game of lacrosse through the power of media. Founded in 2011, TLN has quickly emerged as the premiere source of lacrosse media through its live broadcasts and slate of original programming.
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announced 9/22/2020 via BusinessWire

Integrated Media Company, LLC, will acquire Goal.com

synopsis: Integrated Media Company (IMC), a TPG platform dedicated to the new media ecosystem, has signed a definitive agreement with UK-based DAZN Group to acquire a majority stake in Goal, the world’s largest digital soccer brand. IMC will also acquire leading German and Dutch portals Spox and VoetbalZone as part of a new venture.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: Integrated Media Company, LLC
Integrated Media Company (IMC) is a special-purpose digital media investment company launched by TPG in 2018. IMC’s mandate is both financial and strategic, providing greater flexibility with regards to investment size, term, and portfolio construction. "
target parent: Access Industries
target: Goal.com
UK-based Goal is the world's largest digital soccer brand, offering the best in news, entertainment, and community interaction. Goal is an online community where superstars can connect and share their talents with their fans, and where aspiring players can seek advice and wisdom from experts.
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closed 4/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

The Athletic, acquired Tifo Football

synopsis: The Athletic, a subscription-based publisher of premium sports journalism, has acquired Tifo Football, a UK-based engagement platform for football media. The acquisition of Tifo allows The Athletic to produce additional original, quality sports content for consumers.
buyer: The Athletic
The Athletic is a subscription-based publisher of premium sports journalism. The Athletic offers in-depth local coverage in 47 North American pro sports markets along with premium national coverage across MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL, NCAA & more. "
target: Tifo Football
UK-based Tifo Football is an online engagement platform for football. Tifo offers a multi-media content platform that provides high-quality, unique articles & videos and the uMAXit Football predictor game, a free alternative to the more traditional football accumulator and pools games.
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announced 11/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Mixi, Inc., will acquire Net Dreamers Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Mixi, Inc, a Japanese social networking service, will acquire Net Dreamers Co., Ltd., a Japanese company that develops horse racing websites and mobile games. Net Dreamers operates netkeiba.com, the largest horse racing media outlet in Japan. The company also operates Weekly Baseball Online, a baseball news site.
buyer: Mixi, Inc. (TSE:2121:$1,098.60)
Mixi is a Japanese social networking service that allows users to connect with their friends in a convenient way. It enables users to send and receive messages, write in a diary, read and comment on others' diaries, organize and join communities, and invite their friends. "
target: Net Dreamers Co., Ltd.
Net Dreamers is a Japanese company that develops horse racing websites and mobile games. Net Dreamers operates netkeiba.com, the largest horse racing media outlet in Japan. Their games include Tiki Chiki Derby and Puzzle Derby. The company also operates Weekly Baseball Online, a baseball news site.
price ($mm)
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$27
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closed 12/14/2017 via Company Press Release

Catena Media, acquired Squawka

synopsis: Catena Media plc, an online performance marketing company, has acquired Squawka.com and related assets from Squawka Ltd. Squawka is a high-volume traffic global football news site with a Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) section in beta version.
buyer parent: Optimizer Invest Limited
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$88.72)
Based in Malta, Catena Media plc is an online performance marketing company that has established a leading position through strong organic growth and acquisitions. Catena is the world’s number one provider of high-value iGaming leads. "
target: Squawka
Squawka is a high-volume traffic global football news site with a Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) section in beta version. The main site currently attracts 4 million users per month, and has around 800 000 followers on Twitter. They are based in London.
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$1.34
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closed 2/13/2017 via Company Press Release

Alliance Baseball, LLC, acquired Baseball America Inc.

synopsis: Baseball America, a publication that provides the baseball community coverage of all competitive levels of baseball, from a scouting and player development point of view, has been acquired by Alliance Baseball LLC, the owners of two minor league baseball franchises.
buyer: Alliance Baseball, LLC
Alliance Baseball LLC is a company founded by Gary Green and Larry Botel that invests in Minor League Baseball. "
target parent: TEN: The Enthusiast Network
target: Baseball America Inc.
Baseball America provides the baseball community coverage of all competitive levels of baseball, from a scouting and player development point of view. Their coverage includes the majors, minors, college, high school, foreign, independent and amateur baseball.
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closed 3/6/2013 via BNC Analysis

Perform Group, acquired Voetbalzone B.V.

synopsis: British digital sports media specialist Perform Group has signed an agreement to acquire leading Dutch sports site that features news from the world of football, Voetbalzone.nl.
buyer: Perform Group
Perform is a world leader in monetising sport and entertainment rights in digital media. They have been consistent and renowned innovators since 2000, and a major driving force in the commercialisation of sport and entertainment rights on TV, on mobile and online. "
target: Voetbalzone B.V.
Voetbalzone B.V.'s leading Dutch sports site, Voetbalzone.nl features news from the world of football and attracts an average of two million unique users per month, making it ‘the number-one independent sports site in The Netherlands’.
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$2.60
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closed 12/14/2011 via BusinessWire

GrindMedia, LLC, acquired Baseball America Inc.

synopsis: GrindMedia, a leading action and adventure sports media company and division of Source Interlink Media, has announced the acquisition of Baseball America, and baseballamerica.com. Baseball America, which has been published since 1982, and its associated titles will be added to GrindMedia’s expanding portfolio of enthusiast media.
buyer parent: Source Interlink Companies, Inc.
buyer: GrindMedia, LLC
Along with standalone websites, including GrindTV.com, Newschoolers and Motocross.com, GrindMedia is the leading provider of print and online action sports and entertainment content in the United States. Its brands include Surfer, Surfing, Snowboarder, Skateboarder, Powder, and more. "
target: Baseball America Inc.
Baseball America is a full-service media company with in-depth coverage of every level of baseball, from high school and college to the minors all the way to the major leagues. Baseball America publishes 26 times per year and is also available as a digital edition.
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closed 3/9/2010 via Capital IQ

PlayLA inc, acquired Arsenal Mania

synopsis: Play LA Inc. announces that it has acquired leading UK football fan website, www.arsenal-mania.com. Arsenal-Mania is one of the most popular websites for fans who follow Arsenal FC, one of the English Premier League's top football clubs.
buyer: PlayLA inc (PLLAF:$0.00)
Play LA Inc. is an international online publishing company that owns and operates a Global network of multi-language websites. The Company currently owns and operates 18 websites that reach hundreds of thousands of people across the UK and Europe. "
target: Arsenal Mania
Arsenal-Mania began as an Arsenal fan forum before expanding rapidly to include news, player profiles and match statistics. The site has been featured by prominent UK media groups such as the Guardian, the Evening Standard, the Times, the London Paper and the Daily Mail.
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$0.08
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closed 5/15/2008 via BusinessWire

Fantasy Sports Ventures, acquired Shandler Enterprises

synopsis: Fantasy Sports Ventures, the parent company of the FantasyPlayers.com Network, has acquired the premier independent baseball content site, BaseballHQ.com, and its parent company, Shandler Enterprises, it was announced today by FSV CEO Chris Russo.
buyer: Fantasy Sports Ventures
Fantasy Sports Ventures Inc. (FSV) is an integrated marketing and media company with a focus on digital/fantasy sports. Headquartered in New York City, FSV consists of two primary business units: Fantasy Players Network and FSV Digital Sports Advisors. "
target: Shandler Enterprises
Shandler Enterprises includes BaseballHQ.com one of the most well-respected and successful fantasy analysts on the Web and a book line anchored by the successful Baseball Forecaster series (first published in 1986) and nationwide conference events.
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announced 12/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

Onefootball GmbH, will acquire Dugout Limited

synopsis: Digital soccer media company OneFootball has agreed to buy video content specialists Dugout in a deal designed to expand its content proposition. Dugout is a UK-based company that provides an innovative digital football platform. Dugout produces original content, working hand in glove with the clubs who also shoot video exclusively for Dugout.
buyer: Onefootball GmbH
Based in Germany, OneFootball’s goal is to fuel the world’s football obsession. Reaching tens of millions of football fans worldwide every month, across its platform and social media channels, OneFootball is the most popular football media platform for the new generation of football fans. "
target: Dugout Limited
Dugout is a UK-based company that provides an innovative digital football platform. Dugout gives football fans one single place to connect with their favourite clubs and players. Dugout produces original content, working hand in glove with the clubs who also shoot video exclusively for Dugout.
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closed 11/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

Eleven Sports, acquired MyCujoo

synopsis: Eleven Sports, a UK-based sports media group, has acquired MyCujoo, a live football streaming platform based in the Netherlands. MyCujoo broadcasts matches from competitions and clubs of various levels from around the world. The platform broadcasts on average 120 live matches per week and attracts more than a million monthly users.
buyer parent: Aser Ventures
buyer: Eleven Sports
Eleven Sports is a global sports provider dedicated to delivering world-class international and domestic sports and lifestyle entertainment. The channels are 24/7, multiscreen, full HD and locally produced to the highest international production standards, with local language commentary. "
target: MyCujoo
MyCujoo is a live football streaming platform based in the Netherlands. MyCujoo broadcasts matches from competitions and clubs of various levels from around the world. The platform broadcasts on average 120 live matches per week and attracts more than a million monthly users.
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announced 3/14/2018 via BusinessWire

Dugout Limited, will acquire BallBall

synopsis: Dugout, a UK-based company that provides an innovative digital football platform, will acquire BallBall from News Corp, a global, diversified media and information services company. BallBall is a football video platform based in Singapore. The platform distributes highlights from Europe and other top football leagues in Indonesia and Vietnam.
buyer: Dugout Limited
Dugout is a UK-based company that provides an innovative digital football platform. Dugout gives football fans one single place to connect with their favourite clubs and players. Dugout produces original content, working hand in glove with the clubs who also shoot video exclusively for Dugout. "
target parent: News Corporation
target: BallBall
BallBall is a leading football video platform based in Singapore. The platform distributes short form highlights from Europe and other top football leagues in Indonesia and Vietnam. BallBall offers video highlights from over 1,600 games.
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closed 2/27/2013 via BNC Analysis

Russ Media, acquired Laendlekicker

synopsis: Russ Media, publisher of the Vorarlberg and numerous online news portals expanded with the acquisition of Laendlekicker.at, an amateur regional soccer platform that offers users video content.
buyer: Russ Media
Russmedia is the most progressive media company in Europe. The entire portfolio consists of 10 daily newspapers, 64 weekly papers, more than 100 websites, 2 printing plants and 1 radio station. The company also runs several successful special interest and classified websites. "
target: Laendlekicker
Laendlekicker.at is a regional soccer startup that delivers videos for football players, football fans, and sports and lifestyle enthusiasts from young to old in Vorarlberg. They also offer advertising services, mainly focusing on local and regional content.
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announced 3/17/2021 via Company Press Release

Ringier AG, will acquire Sportal Media Group

synopsis: The Swiss-based Ringier AG has entered into an agreement to acquire the majority stake in Sportal Media Group, owner of the leading digital media assets in Bulgaria, and in Digital Ventures OOD, the IT development company behind the leading international Sports Content Management System, Sportal365.
buyer: Ringier AG
Ringier is a diversified media company with about 6,900 employees across 18 countries. Founded in 1833, Ringier manages leading brands in print, TV, radio, online and mobile media and runs successful print, entertainment and internet businesses. "
target: Sportal Media Group
Sportal Media Group operates Sportal.bg, a Bulgarian sports portal. Sportal.bg has over 60 journalists that deliver over 300 news articles per day from all over the world. It receives over 85 million page views monthly and is the first Bulgarian website to launch its own web television service.
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closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Alexey Nechaev, acquired Sports.ru

synopsis: An investment fund controlled by Alexey Nechaev, the founder of Russian direct sales leader Faberlic, has acquired Sports.ru, a leading Russian-language sports media and community platform. Sports.ru currently generates nearly 50 million visits monthly.
buyer: Alexey Nechaev
Alexey Nechaev is the founder of Russian direct sales leader Faberlic. Founded in 1997, Faberlic produces a variety of cosmetics, skin and hair care, perfumes, apparel, footwear and other items which it sells across 20 countries. "
target: Sports.ru
Sports.ru is a leading Russian-language sports media and community platform. Sports.ru currently generates nearly 50 million visits monthly.
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announced 2/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

Spotify Ltd, will acquire The Ringer

synopsis: Spotify is to acquire The Ringer, a sports and pop culture website and podcast network, founded in 2016. The flagship podcast, the Bill Simmons Podcast, is an interview show hosted by Simmons, featuring other Ringer writers and podcast hosts as well as athletes, filmmakers, comedians, and pop culture figures.
buyer: Spotify Ltd (SPOT:$9,248.83)
Spotify is a commercial music streaming service that provides digital content from a range of record labels and artists. Users can browse through the interface by artist, album, genre, playlist, record label, and direct searches. "
target: The Ringer
The Ringer is a sports and pop culture website and podcast network, founded in 2016. The flagship podcast, the Bill Simmons Podcast, is an interview show hosted by Simmons, featuring other Ringer writers and podcast hosts as well as athletes, filmmakers, comedians, and pop culture figures.
price ($mm)
$200
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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

AthletesVoice, acquired The Roar

synopsis: AthletesVoice, an Australian media company focused on rich and relatable sports storytelling, has acquired The Roar from Australian Radio Network (ARN), a media and entertainment company in Australia. The Roar is Australia’s leading sports opinion website. The Roar combines expert columnists with edited fan-written sports articles and videos.
buyer: AthletesVoice
AthletesVoice is an Australian media company focused on rich and relatable sports storytelling. AthletesVoice allows sportspeople to share their thoughts, hopes, dreams and fears. Their platform provides stories, videos, and podcasts from elite sportspeople in Australia. "
target: The Roar
The Roar is Australia’s leading sports opinion website. The Roar combines expert columnists with edited fan-written sports articles and videos. The website publishes around 600 fan articles and more than 60,000 comments from nearly two million visitors.
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closed 8/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Nazara Technologies Pvt. Ltd., acquired Sportskeeda

synopsis: Nazara Technologies, a leading mobile games publisher in India, has acquired a 67% stake in Sportskeeda, an Indian sports news website. Sportskeeda provides a mix of news, real-time updates, features, videos and humour. Sportskeeda covers all kinds of sports, including football, cricket, wrestling, golf, and more.
buyer: Nazara Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Nazara is a leading mobile games publisher focused on the large mobile consumer base in India and other emerging markets. In addition to publishing a range of branded and original mobile games, Nazara also runs gaming subscription service across 60 countries. "
target: Sportskeeda
Sportskeeda is an Indian sports news website. Sportskeeda connects fans, pundits and athletes from all over the world. Sportskeeda provides a mix of news, real-time updates, features, videos and humour. Sportskeeda covers all kinds of sports, including football, cricket, wrestling, golf, and more.
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closed 8/6/2007 via BusinessWire

The Active Network, Inc., acquired LaxPower.com

synopsis: The Active Network, Inc., a leading provider of application services technology and marketing solutions for community service and participatory sports organizations, today announced the acquisition of LaxPower.com, the leading online community for high school and college lacrosse players and fans.
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
The Active Network, Inc., provides application services technology and marketing access to community service organizations, and is a leading online community for active lifestyles. The company's solutions help organizations improve customer service capabilities and increase revenues. "
target: LaxPower.com
LaxPower.com is the leading online community for high school and college lacrosse players and fans. LaxPower.com, based in West Chester, PA, receives more than 20 million page views per month during the lacrosse season and is regarded as the gold standard for national high school lacrosse rankings.
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closed 9/7/2017 via BusinessWire

Global Payments, Inc., purchased Communities and Sports Divisions from The Active Network, Inc.

synopsis: Global Payments Inc., a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services, announced the completion of the acquisition of the communities and sports divisions of ACTIVE Network, the premier global marketplace for activities and events.
buyer: Global Payments, Inc. (GPN:$3,454.43)
Global Payments Inc. is a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services that delivers innovative solutions driven by customer needs globally. They provide a range of products and services that allow their customers to accept all payment types across a variety of distribution channels. "
seller parent: Vista Equity Partners
seller: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
The acquisition includes the communities and sports divisions of ACTIVE Network from Vista Equity Partners. ACTIVE Network delivers cloud-based, mission critical enterprise software, including payment technology solutions, to event organizers in the communities and health and fitness verticals.
price ($mm)
$1,200
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closed 4/11/2017 via PR Newswire

The Active Network, Inc., acquired TeamPages Inc.

synopsis: ACTIVE Network, the premier global marketplace for activities and events and an industry-leading provider of intelligence solutions, announced that it has acquired TeamPages. TeamPages is a leading provider of website software solutions for sports leagues, clubs, schools and teams.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
ACTIVE Network is the leading global marketplace for activities and events, connecting participants and activity organizers, while offering unparalleled business intelligence through industry-leading data solutions and insights platform that helps organizers drive participation and revenue. "
target: TeamPages Inc.
TeamPages is a leading provider of website software solutions for sports leagues, clubs, schools and teams. Their hosted solution is an integrated, scalable sports management software solution delivering mobile-optimized, self-setup websites and registration to sports organizers.
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closed 1/4/2017 via BusinessWire

The Active Network, Inc., acquired Maximum Solutions Inc.

synopsis: ACTIVE Network®, the premier global marketplace for activities and events and an industry-leading provider of data solutions, announced that it has acquired Maximum Solutions. The integration of Maximum Solutions provides recreation organizers a scalable product suite to handle all aspects of program and participant management.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
ACTIVE Network is the leading global marketplace for activities and events, connecting participants and activity organizers, while offering unparalleled business intelligence through industry-leading data solutions and insights platform that helps organizers drive participation and revenue. "
target: Maximum Solutions Inc.
Maximum Solutions is a leading provider of recreation industry software solutions. Their hosted solution, MaxGalaxy, is an integrated, scalable recreation management software solution delivering over 20 applications including facility reservation, membership management and many more.
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closed 5/31/2016 via BusinessWire

The Active Network, Inc., acquired JumpForward

synopsis: ACTIVE Network, the premier global marketplace for activities and events and the industry’s leading provider of data solutions, announced it has acquired JumpForward. JumpForward provides an on-demand sports-relationship-management (SRM) solution that simplifies contact management information and communications.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
ACTIVE Network is the leading global marketplace for activities and events, connecting participants and activity organizers, while offering unparalleled business intelligence through industry-leading data solutions and insights platform that helps organizers drive participation and revenue. "
target: JumpForward
JumpForward provides an on-demand sports-relationship-management (SRM) solution that simplifies contact management information and communications through a unified communications dashboard.
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closed 3/17/2016 via PR Newswire

Ministry Brands, acquired Fellowship One

synopsis: Ministry Brands, a growing Christian software company, announced it has acquired ACTIVE Network's faith division, including its Fellowship One® software product that provides a suite of programs to smoothly integrate church administrative functions. The Fellowship One software product offers church management software for churches of all sizes.
buyer: Ministry Brands
Ministry Brands is the country's leading SaaS provider for churches, parachurch ministries and other faith-based organizations in the United States. The company seeks to equip churches and faith-based organizations with cutting-edge software solutions. "
target parent: Vista Equity Partners
target: Fellowship One
Fellowship One is a 100% web-based Church Management Software (ChMS) for any size church. Ministry data is unified in a single-source, Cloud-hosted database that provides greater flexibility, accessibility, cost effectiveness, and security than self-hosted solutions.
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closed 12/7/2015 via BusinessWire

The Active Network, Inc., acquired Virtual Event Bags

synopsis: ACTIVE Network®, the premier global marketplace for activities and events and the industry’s leading provider of data solutions, announced it has acquired Virtual Event Bags™. Virtual Event Bags is an industry pioneer for virtual event bag software and has created a highly scalable technology platform to help connect sponsors with participants.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
ACTIVE Network is the leading global marketplace for activities and events, connecting participants and activity organizers, while offering unparalleled business intelligence through industry-leading data solutions and insights platform that helps organizers drive participation and revenue. "
target: Virtual Event Bags
Virtual Event Bags is the leading virtual event bag platform created to help event organizers more effectively connect their event sponsors with their participants. Through a mobile responsive, micro-website, Virtual Event Bags effectively delivers sponsor and event- related content to attendees.
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announced 2/20/2014 via BusinessWire

ACTIVE Network Business Solutions Group will be merged with Lanyon, Inc.,

synopsis: ACTIVE Network Business Solutions, a leader in event marketing and Strategic Meetings Management technology, and Lanyon, a leader in transient hotel program technology, announced the completion of a merger. The combined company, which will operate under the name Lanyon.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Lanyon, Inc.
Lanyon is a hospitality solutions provider connecting corporations, hotels, serviced apartments and travel intermediaries in the largest online global hospitality marketplace. Lanyon’s solutions are used by over 900 corporations and 350 hospitality brands representing over 98,000 properties. "
target parent: The Active Network, Inc.
target: ACTIVE Network Business Solutions Group
ACTIVE Network powers the next generation of SMART EVENTS™ through its Business Solutions technology suite, which provides intelligent data and insights designed to increase potential revenue growth, deepen attendee engagement and gain efficiency.
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announced 9/30/2013 via BusinessWire

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire The Active Network, Inc.

synopsis: ACTIVE Network, the leader in cloud-based Activity and Participant Management™ (APM) solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Vista Equity Partners, a leading private equity firm focused on investments in software, data and technology-enabled businesses, in an all cash transaction.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners is a U.S. based private equity firm that invests capital committed to dynamic, successful technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. "
target: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
Active Network is a provider of Activity and Participant Management solutions. Their technology platform makes managing and operating all types of activities, events and organizations smarter and more efficient.
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$1,046 [$946]
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$450
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$15
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closed 8/14/2012 via BNC Analysis

The Active Network, Inc., acquired Plancast

synopsis: Plancast, the event service has been acquired by The Active Network. Plancast helps users find out about events and other social activities ahead of time so they don't miss out on them. Users can also use Plancast to plan an event and promote it with professional event marketing tools.
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
Active Network is a technology and media company that helps millions of people find and register for things to do and helps organizations increase participation in their events and activities. "
target: Plancast
Plancast is social event sharing site which allows users to discover, plan, promote and celebrate events of interest. It was first introduced as a consumer-oriented site in 2009, allowing users to find tech events and meetups in the Bay Area.
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closed 1/5/2012 via BNC Analysis

The Active Network, Inc., acquired StarCite, Inc.

synopsis: Meetings technology company StarCite has been acquired by Active Network, a San Diego-based provider of cloud-based event management applications. StarCite, which specializes in strategic meetings management solutions for corporate clients, will become part of Active Network's new "Business Solutions" division.
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
The Active Network, Inc. is the leading provider of organization-based cloud computing applications, serving the business events, community activities, outdoors and sports markets. Its technology platform, ActiveWorks®, transforms the way organizers manage their activities and events. "
target: StarCite, Inc.
StarCite, Inc. is a provider of On Demand Global Meeting Solutions(TM). StarCite optimizes global investments in corporate meetings and events delivering visibility, savings and control.
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closed 11/10/2011 via BusinessWire

The Active Network, Inc., acquired RTP, LLC

synopsis: The Active Network, Inc., the leading provider of organization-based cloud computing applications, announced the acquisition of RTP, LLC, an enterprise solutions company serving the ski resort market. RTP’s technology changes the way ski resorts manage everything from selling tickets, activities and rentals.
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
The Active Network, Inc. is the leading provider of organization-based cloud computing applications, serving the business events, community activities, outdoors and sports markets. Its technology platform, ActiveWorks®, transforms the way organizers manage their activities and events. "
target: RTP, LLC
Companies offering active experiences use RTP, LLC technology to integrate critical commerce functions such as ticketing, point-of-sale, eCommerce, mobile commerce and third-party channel ticket management.
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$22
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closed 2/8/2011 via BusinessWire

The Active Network, Inc., acquired Fellowship Technologies

synopsis: Active Network, a technology and media company, announced that it has acquired online church management software provider Fellowship Technologies. As a result of the acquisition, Active Network will expand its technology offerings within the faith industry and provide a comprehensive suite of solutions for these community organizations.
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
The Active Network, Inc. is a technology and media company that helps millions of people locate and register for activities and helps organizations increase participation in their events. "
target: Fellowship Technologies
Fellowship Technologies became a pioneer in the church market with their flagship product, Fellowship One. Through the power and ease of use of the product, Fellowship Technologies provides solutions that allow dynamic churches of all sizes to focus on their call to serve and minister to people.
price ($mm)
$7.32
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/2/2009 via

The Active Network, Inc., acquired ReserveAmerica

synopsis: IAC and The Active Network, Inc., a leading provider of technology and marketing solutions for community service and participatory sports organizations, announced that they have entered into an agreement for Active to acquire leading campground reservation provider, ReserveAmerica, from IAC.
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
The Active Network, Inc., provides application services technology and marketing access to community service organizations, and is a leading online community for active lifestyles. The company's solutions help organizations improve customer service capabilities and increase revenues. "
target parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
target: ReserveAmerica
ReserveAmerica is the largest provider of campsite reservations in North America facilitating over 4 million transactions per year.
price ($mm)
$35
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/11/2008 via BusinessWire

The Active Network, Inc., acquired Automated License Systems, Inc

synopsis: The Active Network, Inc., announced the acquisitions of Automated License Systems, Inc. (ALS). Based in Nashville, TN, ALS provides outsourced and automated software solutions used by state government agencies to process more than 30 percent of all annual US fishing and hunting license sales today.
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
The Active Network, Inc., provides application services technology and marketing access to community service organizations, and is a leading online community for active lifestyles. The company's solutions help organizations improve customer service capabilities and increase revenues. "
target: Automated License Systems, Inc
Automated License Systems (ALS) is the preeminent provider of automated hunting and fishing licensing solutions and automated instant firearm purchase background checks in the United States.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/8/2008 via BusinessWire

The Active Network, Inc., acquired HY-TEK Sports Software

synopsis: The Active Network, Inc. a provider of application services technology for participatory sports organizations, has acquired Hodgson’s hurricane’s, Inc. and certain assets of T&C Products, Inc., which operate under the name HY-TEK Sports Software, a software and services provider to over 95 percent of the swimming and track & field groups in the US.
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
The Active Network, Inc., provides application services technology and marketing access to community service organizations, and is a leading online community for active lifestyles. The company's solutions help organizations improve customer service capabilities and increase revenues. "
target: HY-TEK Sports Software
HY-TEK Sports Software® branded products offer the very finest in software products and services for Swimming and Track & Field. These products include computer software for administrative and statistical tracking software for the individual athlete, and PDA based products for Palm OS devices.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/3/2008 via BusinessWire

The Active Network, Inc., acquired WingateWeb LLC

synopsis: The Active Network, Inc., a leading provider of application services technology and marketing solutions for community service and participatory sports organizations, has acquired WingateWeb, a leader in the event management software industry. This makes Active the largest provider of products and services to streamline online event registration.
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
The Active Network, Inc., provides application services technology and marketing access to community service organizations, and is a leading online community for active lifestyles. The company's solutions help organizations improve customer service capabilities and increase revenues. "
target: WingateWeb LLC
WingateWeb, L.L.C., provides innovative solutions in the event management software industry (conferences, trade shows and virtual training). We approach complex problems with technology savvy and a deep commitment to customer satisfaction.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/3/2008 via BusinessWire

The Active Network, Inc., acquired Regonline

synopsis: The Active Network, Inc., a leading provider of application services technology and marketing solutions for community service and participatory sports organizations, has acquired RegOnline a leader in the event management software industry.
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
The Active Network, Inc., provides application services technology and marketing access to community service organizations, and is a leading online community for active lifestyles. The company's solutions help organizations improve customer service capabilities and increase revenues. "
target: Regonline
RegOnline is among the largest online registration systems. RegOnline was designed and developed on the premise that companies that organize and conduct events do not want to commit financial and human resources to building and managing an online registration system.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/16/2007 via BusinessWire

The Active Network, Inc., acquired InfoSpherix Incorporated

synopsis: The Active Network, Inc., a leading provider of application services technology and marketing solutions for community service and participatory sports organizations, has finalized its acquisition of InfoSpherix, Inc., a subsidiary of Spherix Incorporated.
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
The Active Network, Inc., provides application services technology and marketing access to community service organizations, and is a leading online community for active lifestyles. The company's solutions help organizations improve customer service capabilities and increase revenues. "
target parent: Spherix Incorporated
target: InfoSpherix Incorporated
InfoSpherix designs, hosts, and operates real-time business and contact center solutions for government agencies, with a major focus on public park agencies. InfoSpherix is a wholly owned subsidiary of Spherix Incorporated, based in Beltsville, Maryland.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/6/2007 via BusinessWire

The Active Network, Inc., acquired LaxPower.com

synopsis: The Active Network, Inc., a leading provider of application services technology and marketing solutions for community service and participatory sports organizations, today announced the acquisition of LaxPower.com, the leading online community for high school and college lacrosse players and fans.
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
The Active Network, Inc., provides application services technology and marketing access to community service organizations, and is a leading online community for active lifestyles. The company's solutions help organizations improve customer service capabilities and increase revenues. "
target: LaxPower.com
LaxPower.com is the leading online community for high school and college lacrosse players and fans. LaxPower.com, based in West Chester, PA, receives more than 20 million page views per month during the lacrosse season and is regarded as the gold standard for national high school lacrosse rankings.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 5/14/2007 via BusinessWire

The Active Network, Inc., acquired Jencess Software & Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Active Network, Inc., a leading provider of application services technology and marketing solutions for community service and participatory sports organizations, has acquired Jencess Software & Technologies, Inc., a leading provider in golf management software.
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
The Active Network, Inc., provides application services technology and marketing access to community service organizations, and is a leading online community for active lifestyles. The company's solutions help organizations improve customer service capabilities and increase revenues. "
target: Jencess Software & Technologies, Inc.
Jencess Software & Technologies delivers state-of-the-art technology solutions for Golf Course Management with product installations worldwide. The Connect and Online Suites are the most complete integrated solutions for single or multiple Golf Course Management.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/7/2017 via BusinessWire

Global Payments, Inc., purchased Communities and Sports Divisions from The Active Network, Inc.

synopsis: Global Payments Inc., a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services, announced the completion of the acquisition of the communities and sports divisions of ACTIVE Network, the premier global marketplace for activities and events.
buyer: Global Payments, Inc. (GPN:$3,454.43)
Global Payments Inc. is a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services that delivers innovative solutions driven by customer needs globally. They provide a range of products and services that allow their customers to accept all payment types across a variety of distribution channels. "
seller parent: Vista Equity Partners
seller: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
The acquisition includes the communities and sports divisions of ACTIVE Network from Vista Equity Partners. ACTIVE Network delivers cloud-based, mission critical enterprise software, including payment technology solutions, to event organizers in the communities and health and fitness verticals.
price ($mm)
$1,200
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/30/2013 via BusinessWire

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire The Active Network, Inc.

synopsis: ACTIVE Network, the leader in cloud-based Activity and Participant Management™ (APM) solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Vista Equity Partners, a leading private equity firm focused on investments in software, data and technology-enabled businesses, in an all cash transaction.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners is a U.S. based private equity firm that invests capital committed to dynamic, successful technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. "
target: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
Active Network is a provider of Activity and Participant Management solutions. Their technology platform makes managing and operating all types of activities, events and organizations smarter and more efficient.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,046 [$946]
rev ($mm)
$450
EBITDA ($mm)
$15
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
62.6x
closed 12/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Ticketer, acquired FARA A/S

synopsis: Ticketer, the UK’s largest Electronic Ticket Machine (ETM) supplier, has acquired FARA, a Norwegian supplier of IT-solutions to the public transport sector. FARA offers advanced ticketing, Real Time Information and fleet management solutions. FARA provides modular solutions that can be tailored to their customer's needs.
buyer: Ticketer
Ticketer is the UK’s largest Electronic Ticket Machine (ETM) supplier. Ticketer provides an integrated ticketing system that drives insights, informs operations and fuels revenue. Their customised ETMs feature contactless transactions, a QR reader, a passenger app, and more. "
target: FARA A/S
FARA is a Norwegian supplier of IT-solutions to the public transport sector. FARA offers advanced ticketing, Real Time Information and fleet management solutions. FARA’s solutions are modular, using open standard interfaces and commercial hardware that can be tailored to their customer's needs.
price ($mm)
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announced 8/27/2015 via Company Press Release

Fujitsu UK & Ireland, will acquire Applied Card Technologies Ltd

synopsis: Fujitsu today announced it has acquired ACT (Applied Card Technologies), the digital ticketing solutions provider. ACT is a hands-on technology company. Hands on in the way they build their systems, employ great people, work with their clients and run their business.
buyer parent: Fujitsu Limited
buyer: Fujitsu UK & Ireland
Fujitsu UK & Ireland is a leading IT systems, services and products company employing 12,000 people with an annual revenue of £1.67 billion. Additionally, Fujitsu’s other operations in the UK bring its total employee numbers to over 14,000 and its total revenues to £1.8 billion. "
target parent: sQuidcard Limited
target: Applied Card Technologies Ltd
Applied Card Technologies Ltd ("ACT") is a hands-on technology company. They design, build and manage smart transaction systems for retail, tourism, public sector and transport clients worldwide.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/8/2014 via Company Press Release

Xerox Corporation, acquired Consilience Software Inc.

synopsis: Xerox announced its acquisition of Consilience Software, Inc., an Austin-based company providing case management and workflow automation software for public health companies, government agencies, insurance companies and banks to increase efficiency.
buyer: Xerox Corporation (XRX:$10,610.00)
With 140,000 employees in 180 countries, Xerox is the world’s leading enterprise for business process and document management. They provide true end-to-end solutions, from back-office support to the printed page, to help customers operate your business and manage information. "
target: Consilience Software Inc.
Consilience Software helps companies work more efficiently, resolve cases more quickly, and distribute services faster by implementing world-class, customizable case management solutions. It provides solutions for public health, government, insurance and banks to increase efficiency.
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