Like Direct Media

announced 1/23/2008 via BusinessWire

infoUSA, Inc., will acquire Direct Media

synopsis: infoUSA the leading provider of proprietary business and consumer databases, sales leads, direct marketing, and email marketing, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Direct Media, Inc. Based in Greenwich, Connecticut, Direct Media is one of the premium blue chip brands in the direct marketing industry.
buyer: infoUSA, Inc. (IUSA:$499.91)
Infogroup is the leading provider of data and interactive resources that enables targeted sales, effective marketing and insightful research solutions. "
target: Direct Media
Direct Media is a leading, diversified direct marketing services company. We provide the appropriate media mix to support all of the direct marketing needs of our clients. These services include list, insert and email brokerage, and management, Internet-based lead generation and marketing research.
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closed 11/21/2019 via PR Web

Impact Connects, acquired Infinity Direct, Inc.

synopsis: Impact, a full-service Direct Response Marketing Agency, has acquired Infinity Direct, a direct marketing agency specializing in helping clients acquire, retain, and measurably grow valuable customer relationships. Infinity Direct creates and executes integrated direct marketing, including print, direct mail, email, display ads and landing pages.
buyer: Impact Connects
Impact is a full-service Direct Response Marketing Agency that provides total program management and campaign execution. Impact is focused on direct response marketing execution, complex segmentation, variable high-speed color print, lettershop, fulfillment, and critical document processing. "
target: Infinity Direct, Inc.
Infinity Direct is a direct marketing agency specializing in helping clients acquire, retain, and measurably grow valuable customer relationships. Infinity Direct creates and executes integrated direct marketing, including print, direct mail, email, display ads and landing pages.
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announced 5/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Paragon Group UK Limited, will purchase Howard Hunt Businesses from Howard Hunt Group

synopsis: UK-based Paragon Group has acquired Celerity Information Services, ORM and Graft Services as well as the order book and customer base of direct mail operation Howard Hunt (City). The business and assets of Howard Hunt (City) were purchased from the UK multi-media service provider Howard Hunt Group.
buyer: Paragon Group UK Limited
Paragon Group is a UK-based international organisation providing Customer Communications, Identification and Graphics services. Paragon operates three divisions that provide general customer solutions, specialization in RFID solutions, and design and print services to businesses and consumers. "
seller: Howard Hunt Group
Celerity Information Services increases value from data, technology and customer interactions. Graft Services is a a marketing concierge service that simplifies the marketing delivery process. ORM leads brands through digital change. Howard Hunt (City) operates in direct marketing.
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$38
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closed 2/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Jasmine Limited, acquired D2 Marketing

synopsis: Aberdeen-based communications firm Jasmine has acquired D2 Marketing, a design, event planning and advertising agency. The deal comes as D2 Marketing agrees to a contract with new exhibition venue The Events Centre Aberdeen (TECA), to deliver three large-scale consumer exhibitions over the coming 12 months.
buyer parent: Jasmine Holdings Ltd
buyer: Jasmine Limited
Jasmine Limited provides a complete range of sales, support and consultancy services aiming to be the first choice for print and document management solutions across all sectors in the North East of Scotland. "
target: D2 Marketing
Based in the United Kingdom, D2 Marketing Limited is the holding company for a group of best-of-breed direct marketing and digital businesses with expertise in a variety of marketing disciplines ranging from customer acquisition to website design and development.
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closed 12/11/2018 via BusinessWire

H.I.G. Capital, acquired Vision Integrated Graphics

synopsis: H.I.G. Capital, a leading global private equity investment firm, is pleased to announce that one of its affiliates has completed the acquisition of Vision Integrated Graphics Group LLC, a leading provider of tech-enabled, data-driven marketing solutions focused on customer acquisition and engagement for Fortune 1000 customers.
buyer: H.I.G. Capital
H.I.G. Capital is a leading global private equity investment firm with over $25 billion of equity capital under management. The H.I.G. family of funds includes private equity, growth equity, real estate, debt/credit, lending and biohealth. "
target: Vision Integrated Graphics
Vision is a leading provider of tech-enabled, data-driven marketing solutions focused on customer acquisition and engagement for Fortune 1000 customers. The Company provides personalized, turnkey marketing solutions which generate high returns on investment.
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announced 11/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

iris Worldwide, will acquire WDMP Ltd

synopsis: Iris Worldwide, a global advertising agency, will acquire a majority stake in WDMP, a UK-based CRM agency that specialises in accelerating growth for ambitious businesses. WDMP specialises in Dynamic Relationship Management. They provide solutions that attract new customers and engage current customers.
buyer parent: Cheil Worldwide, Inc.
buyer: iris Worldwide
Iris Worldwide is an award-winning global creative innovation network. iris has a unique range of creative and strategic disciplines including advertising, digital, retail, social, experiential, PR, sponsorship, management consultancy, branded content, direct and CRM. "
target: WDMP Ltd
WDMP is a UK-based CRM agency that specialises in accelerating growth for ambitious businesses. WDMP specialises in Dynamic Relationship Management. They provide solutions that attract new customers and engage current customers. WDMP helps clients to drive value and growth.
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closed 11/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

BR Printers, acquired EndPoint Direct

synopsis: BR Printers, a digital print and marketing solutions services company, announced the strategic acquisition of Endpoint Direct, a direct marketing, mail, data and fulfillment services company.
buyer: BR Printers
BR Printer is a leading provider of digital printing products. Their product portfolio includes self-publishing solutions, print-on-demand, short run publications, web-to-print, rebinds, and other digital printing solutions. "
target: EndPoint Direct
EndPoint Direct provides direct marketing solutions for small to large clients in many industries. They provide marketing design, digital paint, list demographics, full service mailing and fulfillment, and internet marketing strategies that work in tandem with clients direct mail efforts.
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closed 10/3/2018 via BusinessWire

Valassis, acquired One Brand Marketing

synopsis: Valassis, a leader in activating consumers through intelligent media delivery, announced that it has acquired One Brand Marketing. One Brand Marketing offers efficient postcard marketing solutions that enable merchants to target neighborhoods, create designs, print and mail a postcard campaign in real time.
buyer parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: Valassis (VCI:$2,081.67)
Valassis helps thousands of local and national brands tap the potential of industry-leading data through intelligent media delivery – understanding, engaging and inspiring millions of consumers to action with smarter cross-channel campaigns. "
target: One Brand Marketing
One Brand Marketing offers efficient postcard marketing solutions that enable merchants to target neighborhoods, create designs, print and mail a postcard campaign in real time. In addition, their Advanced Marketing Platform helps franchise organizations optimize local marketing programs.
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closed 8/8/2018 via Company Press Release

Lutech S.p.A., acquired ICTeam S.p.A.

synopsis: Lutech Group, a leading mid-sized IT system integration and solutions provider, has announced the acquisition of 100% of the share capital of ICTeam Spa, a system integrator and service provider in the Information and Communications Technology field.
buyer parent: One Equity Partners
buyer: Lutech S.p.A.
Lutech is a leading mid-sized IT system integration and solutions provider to medium and large Italian private and public-sector clients, with an offering across vertical markets and business models: system integration, proprietary vertical market solutions and next generation IT infrastructure. "
target: ICTeam S.p.A.
ICTeam operates as a system integrator and service provider in the Information and Communications Technology field. The company operates with three divisions: the Design Division, the Services Division and the Loyalty and Direct Marketing Division.
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closed 4/25/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Mspark, Inc., acquired National Mail-It

synopsis: Mspark, a leading national shared mail company, has acquired National Mail-It, an independently owned shared mail company located in Shreveport, Louisiana. The acquisition brings an additional 2.6 million households to Mspark’s over 24 million US household mailing area.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Mspark, Inc.
Mspark, a privately held, national print and digital media distribution company, has partnered with clients to deliver reliable advertising solutions since 1988. Their business success stems from a simple premise providing measurable results and a solid return on the customer's marketing investment."
target: National Mail-It
National Mail-It is a privately owned, full service direct marketing company out of Shreveport, Louisiana. To date, their shared mail package services millions of homes and their advanced network gives access to over 100 million homes across the United States.
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closed 3/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

Kreps DeMaria, acquired BTW Agency LLC

synopsis: Kreps DeMaria Public Relations & Marketing has acquired Miami-based digital strategy consultancy BTW Agency. BTW was founded in 2015 and specializes in marketing, social media consulting, native advertising and creative services.
buyer: Kreps DeMaria
Based in Miami, Florida with an office in New York, Kreps DeMaria Public Relations & Marketing is a mid-sized, full-service integrated marketing communications firm. They provide corporate communication, publicity, social media strategy, crisis management and special events management services. "
target: BTW Agency LLC
The BTW Agency is a group of Data-Driven Marketers & Social Media specialists who listen, learn and apply. Their mission is to help businesses find new leads through social media, digital and direct marketing, below the line advertising and media buying.
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closed 2/15/2018 via PR Newswire

Direct Marketing Solutions, acquired Direct Marketing Solutions

synopsis: The management team of Direct Marketing Solutions (DMS) have completed a management buyout of the company. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, DMS develops and executes end-to-end, omni-channel direct marketing services including strategy, creative design, direct mail production/fulfillment, and digital marketing to various end markets.
buyer: Direct Marketing Solutions
Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Direct Marketing Solutions (DMS) develops and executes end-to-end, omni-channel direct marketing services including strategy, creative design, direct mail production/fulfillment, and digital marketing to various end markets. "
target: Direct Marketing Solutions
Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Direct Marketing Solutions (DMS) develops and executes end-to-end, omni-channel direct marketing services including strategy, creative design, direct mail production/fulfillment, and digital marketing to various end markets.
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closed 1/29/2018 via Company Press Release

Hakuhodo, Inc., acquired Square Communications

synopsis: Hakuhodo Inc., an integrated advertising and communication agency in Japan, has acquired a majority stake in Square Communications, a leading integrated marketing communications (IMC) agency group in Vietnam and Myanmar. Square Communications' services include event implementation and production, engagement marketing, PR/communications, and more.
buyer parent: Hakuhodo DY Holdings, Inc.
buyer: Hakuhodo, Inc.
Founded in 1895, Hakuhodo Inc. is an integrated advertising and communication agency headquartered in Japan. Hakuhodo has offices in 17 countries and regions, and over 3,000 employees working in Japan and over 2,500 overseas. "
target: Square Communications
Square Communications is a leading integrated marketing communications (IMC) agency group in Vietnam and Myanmar. Their services include event implementation and production, exhibitions, interior design, engagement marketing, direct marketing, PR/communications, and digital communications.
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closed 12/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

OSG Billing Services, acquired Diamond Communication Solutions

synopsis: OSG Billing Services (OSG), a leading provider of outsourced billing and statement services and customer communication management, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Diamond Communication Solutions, a full-service provider of data-driven customer communications, headquartered in Carol Stream, Ill.
buyer parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
buyer: OSG Billing Services
OSG is a leading innovator in multichannel communication solutions. For 25 years, they’ve used the most cutting-edge technology to help their clients communicate with their customers – efficiently and securely. "
target: Diamond Communication Solutions
Diamond Communication Solutions is a full-service provider of data-driven customer communications, headquartered in Carol Stream, Ill. Diamond is a national leader in developing and delivering critical communications in both print and electronic formats.
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closed 12/8/2017 via Company Press Release

Qualfon Corporation, acquired DialogDirect, Inc

synopsis: Qualfon, a leading business process outsourcing (BPO) and contact center service provider, announced that it has acquired DialogDirect, a BPO company that provides lead generation, sales, and customer support services to more than 100 clients in the automotive, retail, financial services, healthcare, and consumer packaged goods industries.
buyer: Qualfon Corporation
Qualfon is a mission-driven BPO company and a global provider of contact center services and back-office processing. Qualfon helps companies reduce costs and deliver superior customer experiences. "
target parent: Glencoe Capital LLC
target: DialogDirect, Inc
DialogDirect is a marketing and customer engagement solution provider focused on helping brands connect and engage with their customers to create remarkable experiences. The company offers a full range of end-to-end marketing services including Analytics, Campaign Management and Direct Marketing.
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closed 11/1/2017 via PR Newswire

FuseMind, acquired FXdirect, Inc.

synopsis: FuseMind, a mobile and web-based application company recognized for always providing leading edge technology solutions has acquired direct marketing company, FXdirect.
buyer: FuseMind
FuseMind has established itself as a leading direct mail print company. They are a mobile and web-based application company with a portfolio of solutions that help insurance and real estate agents and marketing professionals accelerate business and increase bottom lines. "
target: FXdirect, Inc.
FXdirect is a unique direct marketing company defined by years of experience and attention to detail that is rare in the direct marketing industry today.
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closed 9/15/2017 via BusinessWire

Next 15, acquired Elvis Communications Limited

synopsis: Next 15, the digital communications group, has acquired Elvis Communications Limited, an award-winning integrated creative agency. Elvis's mission is to transform audiences into passionate, knicker-throwing fans. Elvis offers a variety of marketing services, including press ads, direct mail packs, TV commercials, events, social media, and more.
buyer: Next 15 (AIM:NFC:$376.86)
Next 15 is a communications business which employs over 1,610 people across 39 offices in 14 countries. The Group incorporates 17 subsidiary agencies, spanning digital content, marketing, PR, consumer, technology, marketing software, market research, public affairs and policy communications. "
target: Elvis Communications Limited
Elvis is an award-winning integrated creative agency. They work through every single step in the customer experience - whether it's for a press ad or direct mail pack, a television commercial or an in store activation, a social media post or a real world event. Elvis turns audiences into fans.
price ($mm)
$7.27
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
7.3x
closed 6/6/2017 via BNC Analysis

Quality Resource Group, acquired Badger Graphic Systems

synopsis: Quality Resource Group, an advertising merchandise company specializing in printing, promotional products and customized marketing, has acquired Badger Graphic Systems, a customer driven print management and direct marketing firm. Badger Graphic Systems' focus is to develop brands and establish long term relationships with their clients.
buyer: Quality Resource Group
Quality Resource Group (QRG) is an advertising merchandise company specializing in printing, promotional products and customized marketing. QRGs focus is brand marketing services and strategy implementation for major accounts. QRG helps their clients save money, time and frustration. "
target: Badger Graphic Systems
Badger Graphic Systems is a customer driven print management and direct marketing firm. They are the professionals in providing their clients with innovative technology concepts since 1985. Their focus is to develop brands, deliver solutions and establish long term relationships with their clients.
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announced 5/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

eFusion Solutions Pte. Ltd., will acquire eFusion Solutions Pte. Ltd.

synopsis: Global Yellow Pages Limited announced that they have entered a sale and purchase agreement to sell 80% of their shareholding interest in eFusion Solutions Pte. Ltd. to Samara Ventures Pte. Ltd., a holding company owned wholly by eFusion's Founder and CEO Samuel Lim. eFusion is a direct and channel marketing services company based in Singapore.
buyer: eFusion Solutions Pte. Ltd.
Based in Singapore, eFusion provides direct and channel marketing services, and specialises in delivering incremental sales by connecting companies to their target customers through the use of effective channels, technologies and customer databases. "
target parent: Global Yellow Pages Limited
target: eFusion Solutions Pte. Ltd.
Based in Singapore, eFusion provides direct and channel marketing services, and specialises in delivering incremental sales by connecting companies to their target customers through the use of effective channels, technologies and customer databases.
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announced 3/20/2017 via Company Press Release

Advantage Smollan Limited, will acquire COMBERA Group GmbH

synopsis: Advantage Smollan Limited, the joint holding company between Advantage Solutions and Global Smollan Holdings, announced its pending acquisition of Combera Group GmbH. Combera is a specialist in outsourced sales, merchandising, auditing, activation and engagement with operations in 13 European countries.
buyer: Advantage Smollan Limited
Founded in 2015, Advantage Smollan is the joint holding company between Advantage Solutions (Advantage) and Global Smollan Holdings (Smollan) that provides unified sales, marketing, and technology solutions for consumer goods manufacturers and retailers across Europe. "
target: COMBERA Group GmbH
COMBERA Group is the leading Field Marketing group of companies in Europe. The origin of the company can be traced back to 1976 when in Munich Germany COMBERA was founded with a mission to upgrade the sales model through outsourcing solutions.
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announced 1/23/2008 via BusinessWire

infoUSA, Inc., will acquire Direct Media

synopsis: infoUSA the leading provider of proprietary business and consumer databases, sales leads, direct marketing, and email marketing, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Direct Media, Inc. Based in Greenwich, Connecticut, Direct Media is one of the premium blue chip brands in the direct marketing industry.
buyer: infoUSA, Inc. (IUSA:$499.91)
Infogroup is the leading provider of data and interactive resources that enables targeted sales, effective marketing and insightful research solutions. "
target: Direct Media
Direct Media is a leading, diversified direct marketing services company. We provide the appropriate media mix to support all of the direct marketing needs of our clients. These services include list, insert and email brokerage, and management, Internet-based lead generation and marketing research.
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$17
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closed 11/5/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Infogroup, acquired Specialized Fundraising Services, Inc.

synopsis: Infogroup, the leading provider of innovative business data and marketing solutions, announced the acquisition of Specialized Fundraising Services, Inc. Specialized Fundraising Services provides highly personalized "boutique" style direct marketing services to the nonprofit marketplace.
buyer parent: CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC
buyer: Infogroup (IUSA:$499.91)
Infogroup's Nonprofit Division helps organizations increase donor acquisition and retention through full service integrated marketing solutions including online donor programs, merge optimization, list brokerage and management, advanced analytics and list fulfillment. "
target: Specialized Fundraising Services, Inc.
Founded in 2005, Specialized Fundraising Services provides highly personalized "boutique" style direct marketing services to the nonprofit marketplace. It is based out of Spartanburg, South Carolina.
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closed 10/2/2012 via BusinessWire

Cannondale Investments, acquired OneSource, Inc.

synopsis: GTCR, a leading private equity firm, announced it has acquired OneSource Information Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Infogroup, Inc. This acquisition will be completed through GTCR’s previously established partnership with Cannondale Investments and Joseph Ripp. OneSource provides online business information and sales intelligence solutions.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Cannondale Investments
Cannondale Investments is a platform company focused on acquiring data-enabled information services firms that deliver timely and actionable data to their clients. The company was formed through a partnership with GTCR Golder Rauner, LLC, a private equity firm. "
target parent: CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC
target: OneSource, Inc.
OneSource provides online business information and sales intelligence solutions. The company has two core products which are Business Browser and iSell. On top of its core information solutions, it provides application integration, data analysis, and research and business consulting services.
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closed 3/2/2012 via BusinessWire

Infogroup, acquired GoTime, Inc.

synopsis: Infogroup, the leading provider of high-value data and multichannel marketing solutions, announced the acquisition of Seattle based GoTime, Inc., a data management platform company specializing in high value data acquisition and delivery.
buyer parent: CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC
buyer: Infogroup (IUSA:$499.91)
Infogroup helps companies increase sales and customer loyalty through its high value data, market intelligence and innovative digital solutions. It uncovers and unlocks revenue growth by enabling its clients to connect and engage with their most valuable audiences millions of times each day. "
target: GoTime, Inc.
GoTime, Inc. is a Seattle-based data management platform company specializing in high value data acquisition and delivery founded with the mission of helping people make real world decisions on where to go in their city.
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closed 7/7/2011 via Company Press Release

Lake Capital, acquired ORC International

synopsis: Infogroup, the leading provider of targeted high-value sales and marketing data, market intelligence and innovative digital engagement solutions, announced that it has sold its global market research firm, ORC International, to Lake Capital Management, a Chicago-based private equity firm.
buyer: Lake Capital
Lake Capital is a private equity firm that focuses on investing selectively in a limited number of middle-market, service-based companies with the potential for growth. The company targets marketing services, Finance-related services, operational and infrastructure-related services and more. "
target parent: CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC
target: ORC International
ORC International is a global market research firm with offices across the U.S., Europe and Asia Pacific region. ORC International offers the unique ability to integrate primary research, secondary research, competitive intelligence and expert insight to address its client's strategic issues.
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closed 7/1/2010 via BusinessWire

CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC, acquired Infogroup

synopsis: Infogroup, the leading provider of data-driven and interactive resources for targeted sales, marketing and research solutions, has closed on its acquisition by affiliates of CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC and announced its new executive leadership team and Board of Directors.
buyer: CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC
CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC, is a leading global private equity firm specializing in buyouts and growth equity investments in companies ranging from $500 million to more than $3 billion in size. "
target: Infogroup (IUSA:$499.91)
Infogroup is the leading provider of data and interactive resources that enables targeted sales, effective marketing and insightful research solutions.
price ($mm)[EV]
$463 [$637]
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$500
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$85
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closed 4/1/2009 via BusinessWire

ICF International, acquired Macro International, Inc.

synopsis: ICF International announced it has closed on the acquisition of Macro International Inc. (Macro), an advisory, implementation, and evaluation services firm providing research-based solutions to U.S. federal government agencies in health and other areas. The purchase price was approximately $155 million.
buyer: ICF International (ICFI:$1,459.80)
ICF International partners with government and commercial clients to deliver consulting services and technology solutions in the energy, climate change, environment, transportation, social programs, health, defense, and emergency management markets. "
target parent: InfoGroup, Inc.
target: Macro International, Inc.
Macro International provides research and evaluation, management consulting, marketing communications, and information services to key agencies of the federal government, including the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Departments of State, Education, and Veterans Affairs.
price ($mm)[EV]
$158 [$214]
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$150
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$18
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12.0x
announced 1/23/2008 via BusinessWire

infoUSA, Inc., will acquire Direct Media

synopsis: infoUSA the leading provider of proprietary business and consumer databases, sales leads, direct marketing, and email marketing, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Direct Media, Inc. Based in Greenwich, Connecticut, Direct Media is one of the premium blue chip brands in the direct marketing industry.
buyer: infoUSA, Inc. (IUSA:$499.91)
Infogroup is the leading provider of data and interactive resources that enables targeted sales, effective marketing and insightful research solutions. "
target: Direct Media
Direct Media is a leading, diversified direct marketing services company. We provide the appropriate media mix to support all of the direct marketing needs of our clients. These services include list, insert and email brokerage, and management, Internet-based lead generation and marketing research.
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closed 10/18/2007 via BusinessWire

Opinion Research Corporation, acquired Northwest Research Group

synopsis: Opinion Research™, an infoUSA® Company announced the acquisition of Northwest Research Group (a full-service, custom market research and consulting firm). The firm is nationally recognized for its expertise in market research design, analytical proficiency, and its ability to translate research findings into actionable business decisions.
buyer parent: infoUSA, Inc.
buyer: Opinion Research Corporation
Founded in 1938, Opinion Research Corporation provides commercial market research, health and demographic research for government agencies, information services and consulting. "
target: Northwest Research Group
Northwest Research Group, Inc. is a full service national, marketing research and consulting firm with complete, on-premise capabilities to manage every aspect of a marketing research project - from research and questionnaire design through analysis, reporting, and strategic consulting.
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closed 7/5/2007 via BusinessWire

Opinion Research Corporation, acquired NWC Research

synopsis: Opinion Research, an infoUSA® Company announced the acquisition of NWC Research, an Asia Pacific research company based in Australia, with offices in Singapore and Malaysia. NWC Research will join Opinion Research’s market research group, expanding the company’s research presence in the Asia Pacific market.
buyer parent: infoUSA, Inc.
buyer: Opinion Research Corporation
Founded in 1938, Opinion Research Corporation provides commercial market research, health and demographic research for government agencies, information services and consulting. "
target: NWC Research
NWC Research contains some of the most experienced and innovative market research practitioners in Australia. All our senior management team have over 10 years experience in the market research industry and many have worked in both Australia and overseas, in particular Asia, Europe and the UK.
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closed 8/20/2007 via BusinessWire

Guideline, Inc. merged with infoUSA, Inc.,

synopsis: infoUSA the leading provider of proprietary business and consumer databases and sales leads announced the successful conclusion of its cash tender offer to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock and Series A preferred stock of Guideline, Inc., a New York corporation.
buyer: infoUSA, Inc. (IUSA:$499.91)
Infogroup is the leading provider of data and interactive resources that enables targeted sales, effective marketing and insightful research solutions. "
target: Guideline, Inc.
Guideline, Inc. is the nation's only single-source provider of customized business research and analysis. Through its end-to-end continuum of On-Demand Business Research, Custom Market Research, Strategic Intelligence, and Product Development Intelligence.
price ($mm)[EV]
$29 [$31]
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$48
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$2
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closed 11/10/2006 via BusinessWire

infoUSA, Inc., acquired Rubin Response Services Inc

synopsis: infoUSA, the leading provider of proprietary business and consumer databases has acquired Rubin Response Services, Inc. of Schaumburg, Illinois. The company plans to integrate Rubin Response’s operations with those of its existing list management, list brokerage subsidiary, Walter Karl.
buyer: infoUSA, Inc. (IUSA:$499.91)
Infogroup is the leading provider of data and interactive resources that enables targeted sales, effective marketing and insightful research solutions. "
target: Rubin Response Services Inc
The two divisions of Rubin Response - list brokerage and list management -deliver complete mailing list solutions for the entire direct marketing community.
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closed 11/1/2006 via BusinessWire

infoUSA, Inc., acquired Digital Connexxions Corp.

synopsis: infoUSA, the leading provider of proprietary business and consumer databases, sales leads, direct marketing, and email marketing, has completed the acquisition of Digital Connexxions, an e-mail marketing company. infoUSA plans to integrate Digital Connexxion’s operations with those of its existing e-mail subsidiary, Yesmail.
buyer: infoUSA, Inc. (IUSA:$499.91)
Infogroup is the leading provider of data and interactive resources that enables targeted sales, effective marketing and insightful research solutions. "
target: Digital Connexxions Corp.
Digital Connexxions is a leading provider of specialized online marketing solutions that provide publishers and direct marketers the ability to manage their subscribers, enhance subscriber data management, and deliver intelligent communications.
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closed 12/4/2006 via BusinessWire

infoUSA, Inc., acquired Opinion Research Corporation

synopsis: infoUSA the leading provider of proprietary business and consumer databases and sales leads, today announced that the company has completed its previously announced acquisition of Opinion Research Corporation. Opinion Research shareholders approved the sale of the Company at a special meeting held today.
buyer: infoUSA, Inc. (IUSA:$499.91)
Infogroup is the leading provider of data and interactive resources that enables targeted sales, effective marketing and insightful research solutions. "
target: Opinion Research Corporation
Founded in 1938, Opinion Research Corporation provides commercial market research, health and demographic research for government agencies, information services and consulting.
price ($mm)
$134
rev ($mm)
$194
EBITDA ($mm)
$14
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
9.6x
closed 6/2/2006 via BusinessWire

infoUSA, Inc., acquired Mokrynskidirect

synopsis: infoUSA, the leading provider of proprietary business and consumer databases and sales leads, announced that the company has completed its acquisition of Mokrynskidirect, a leading list manager and list broker.
buyer: infoUSA, Inc. (IUSA:$499.91)
Infogroup is the leading provider of data and interactive resources that enables targeted sales, effective marketing and insightful research solutions. "
target: Mokrynskidirect
Mokrynskidirect is a full service marketing company. We specialize in customer acquisition and retention strategies and we integrate our client’s marketing efforts across ALL sales channels.
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closed 11/4/2005 via

infoUSA, Inc., acquired Millard Group

synopsis: infoUSA, the leading provider of proprietary business and consumer databases and sales leads, today announced the acquisition of Millard Group of Petersborough, New Hampshire. Founded in 1977, Millard is a premiere brand in the list brokerage and management business with a blue chip client base.
buyer: infoUSA, Inc. (IUSA:$499.91)
Infogroup is the leading provider of data and interactive resources that enables targeted sales, effective marketing and insightful research solutions. "
target: Millard Group
Millard Group manages a full spectrum of domestic and international mailing lists, databases, e-mail and telemarketing files, providing comprehensive list management services for catalog, publishing, continuity, and fundraising clients.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/4/2005 via PR Newswire

FIND/SVP, Incorporated, acquired Atlantic Research & Consulting, Inc.

synopsis: FIND/SVP, Inc., a leading provider of business advisory, research and consulting services, announced today the closing of two previously announced acquisitions. Atlantic Research & Consulting, Inc., a rapidly growing quantitative and qualitative custom market research firm, and Signia Partners, Inc.
buyer parent: infoUSA, Inc.
buyer: FIND/SVP, Incorporated
Guideline, Inc. is the nation's only single-source provider of customized business research and analysis. Through its end-to-end continuum of On-Demand Business Research, Custom Market Research, Strategic Intelligence, and Product Development Intelligence. "
target: Atlantic Research & Consulting, Inc.
Atlantic Research and Consulting works with clients on matters related to strategic marketing, planning and problem solving. Advice and consultation on these types of issues is always research- based.
price ($mm)
$7.80
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/4/2005 via PR Newswire

FIND/SVP, Incorporated, acquired Signia Partners, Inc.

synopsis: FIND/SVP, Inc., a leading provider of business advisory, research and consulting services, announced today the closing of two previously announced acquisitions. Atlantic Research & Consulting, Inc. and Signia Partners, Inc., a leading provider of in-depth business research and fact-based decision support.
buyer parent: infoUSA, Inc.
buyer: FIND/SVP, Incorporated
Guideline, Inc. is the nation's only single-source provider of customized business research and analysis. Through its end-to-end continuum of On-Demand Business Research, Custom Market Research, Strategic Intelligence, and Product Development Intelligence. "
target: Signia Partners, Inc.
Signia Partners has a strong track record of success delivering high-value strategic and tactical consulting services. And, we target our services toward results-oriented clients with specific goals in view – we’re not interested in conducting research for its own sake.
price ($mm)
$7.80
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/31/2005 via BusinessWire

InfoUSA, acquired @Once

synopsis: infoUSA, the leading provider of proprietary business and consumer databases, sales leads and business credit reports, today announced that it has acquired @Once. @Once is a retention based email technology company headquartered in Portland, Oregon.
buyer: InfoUSA (IUSA:$499.91)
Infogroup is the leading provider of data and interactive resources that enables targeted sales, effective marketing and insightful research solutions. "
target: @Once
@Once is an e-mail marketing solutions provider. Using a consultative approach, @Once has the experience and capabilities to build and implement eMessaging campaigns that directly support client objectives, whether they be revenue generation, brand awareness or community building.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/13/2004 via PR Newswire

Digital Connexxions Corp., acquired iPromotions Inc.

synopsis: Digital Connexxions Corp. (www.dconx.com), a provider of email and data services for publishers, list managers and direct marketers today announced that it has acquired the assets of iPromotions Inc. (www.iPromotions.com), a provider of online advertising and data acquisition products.
buyer parent: infoUSA, Inc.
buyer: Digital Connexxions Corp.
Digital Connexxions is a leading provider of specialized online marketing solutions that provide publishers and direct marketers the ability to manage their subscribers, enhance subscriber data management, and deliver intelligent communications. "
target: iPromotions Inc.
iPromotions has established itself as a leading provider of online sweepstakes services and ad optimization software. Combining data acquisition campaigns with advertising management software, iPromotions has helped clients save 20-30% building opt-in marketing databases. With a focus on Travel and
price ($mm)
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closed 9/16/2002 via

synopsis: infoUSA, (Nasdaq:IUSA) the leading provider of proprietary business and consumer database and sales and marketing solutions, today announced the acquisition of City Publishing Company of Independence, Kansas
buyer: infoUSA, Inc. (IUSA:$499.91)
Infogroup is the leading provider of data and interactive resources that enables targeted sales, effective marketing and insightful research solutions. "
target:
price ($mm)
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announced 1/23/2008 via BusinessWire

infoUSA, Inc., will acquire Direct Media

synopsis: infoUSA the leading provider of proprietary business and consumer databases, sales leads, direct marketing, and email marketing, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Direct Media, Inc. Based in Greenwich, Connecticut, Direct Media is one of the premium blue chip brands in the direct marketing industry.
buyer: infoUSA, Inc. (IUSA:$499.91)
Infogroup is the leading provider of data and interactive resources that enables targeted sales, effective marketing and insightful research solutions. "
target: Direct Media
Direct Media is a leading, diversified direct marketing services company. We provide the appropriate media mix to support all of the direct marketing needs of our clients. These services include list, insert and email brokerage, and management, Internet-based lead generation and marketing research.
price ($mm)
$17
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Mountaingate Capital, will acquire MeritDirect

synopsis: Mountaingate Capital, a private equity firm based in Denver, is to acquire MeritDirect, the leading provider of global multi-channel solutions, offering integrated marketing through a wide array of products and services.
buyer: Mountaingate Capital
Mountaingate Capital is a private equity firm based in Denver that specializes in building and empowering companies with strong growth potential and engaged leadership teams. "
target: MeritDirect
MeritDirect is the leading provider of global multi-channel solutions, offering integrated marketing through a wide array of products and services. Multi-channel marketers achieve and maximize superior return through MeritDirect’s Customer Acquisition and Retention, Data and Media Services and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 5/2/2017 via PR Newswire

Deloitte Digital, acquired Web Decisions, Inc

synopsis: Deloitte Digital, a global, full-service creative digital consultancy, announced that it has acquired Web Decisions, an omni-channel data management and marketing services company. Web Decisions enables clients to execute strategic marketing message delivery via direct mail, email, SMS and social media.
buyer parent: Deloitte LLP
buyer: Deloitte Digital
Deloitte Digital is a global, full-service creative digital consultancy that combines serious creative chops with trusted business sense. With their unique blend of strategy, creative, and technology, they build beautiful digital experiences for the world’s leading brands. "
target: Web Decisions, Inc
Web Decisions provides industry leading big data solutions that deliver campaign execution and actionable business intelligence to positively impact their clients’ business. They provide database driven marketing solutions, enabling customer insights to power marketing communications.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/7/2015 via BusinessWire

H.I.G. Capital, acquired Intelius, Inc.

synopsis: H.I.G. Capital, a leading global private equity investment firm with more than $18 billion of equity capital, announced that an affiliate has completed the acquisition of Intelius. Intelius is a leading provider of on-demand information about individuals and predictive analytics that can help identify connections to other people, places and things.
buyer: H.I.G. Capital
H.I.G. Capital is a leading global private equity and alternative assets investment firm with more than $18 billion of equity capital under management. H.I.G. specializes in providing both debt and equity capital to small and mid-sized companies. "
target: Intelius, Inc.
Intelius is an information commerce company founded in 2003 that has become a leader in online people data, delivering comprehensive information about individuals, their histories and their connections to others.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/6/2012 via PR Newswire

AccuData Integrated Marketing, will acquire DaVinci Marketing Technologies

synopsis: DaVinci Marketing Technologies, a direct marketing technology service provider, signed an acquisition agreement with Compact Information Systems. DaVinci will become part of the AccuData Integrated Marketing operating division, a wholly owned subsidiary of Compact.
buyer parent: Compact Information Systems
buyer: AccuData Integrated Marketing
A leader in database marketing services, AccuData Integrated Marketing uses a full range of data resources, powerful marketing analytics and database technology to accurately target qualified buyers and increase ROI. "
target: DaVinci Marketing Technologies
DaVinci Marketing Technologies is at the forefront of the Email Service Provider industry. The DaVinci platform supports email template creation, provides a template library, facilitates campaign deployment, and offers real-time campaign response tracking and reporting.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/6/2012 via Market Wire

Redi-Data, Inc., acquired KM Lists, Inc.

synopsis: Redi-Data, a provider of healthcare professional, consumer and business data and email lists, announced the acquisition of KM Lists, a full-service list provider. Its products and industry experience across all data verticals will augment Redi-Data's already robust offerings, furthering the company's position as an industry leader.
buyer: Redi-Data, Inc.
Redi-Data, Inc. provides healthcare professional, consumer and business data, mail and email lists. The company offers a diverse selection of information and data points including demographic, geographic, financial and lifestyle. "
target: KM Lists, Inc.
KM Lists, Inc. offers access to the market's most comprehensive business mailing lists, consumer marketing lists and direct marketing lists including emails, phone and fax numbers available at extremely competitive pricing.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/1/2010 via PR Newswire

Epsilon Data Management, Inc., purchased Direct Marketing Services from Equifax, Inc.

synopsis: Equifax Inc. announced it has completed the previously announced sale of assets of its Direct Marketing Services division to Alliance Data Systems for gross proceeds of $117 million, subject to certain adjustments.
buyer parent: Alliance Data Systems Corporation
buyer: Epsilon Data Management, Inc.
Alliance Data Systems Corporation is a leading provider of transaction services, credit services and marketing services, managing over 105 million consumer relationships for some of North America's most recognizable companies. "
seller: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$3,415.20)
Equifax is a global leader in information technology that enables and secures global commerce with consumers and businesses. The company is one of the largest sources of consumer and commercial data.
price ($mm)
$117
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/10/2010 via PR Newswire

Salesforce.com, Inc., acquired Jigsaw Data Corporation

synopsis: Salesforce.com, the enterprise cloud computing company, announced it has completed its acquisition of Jigsaw, the privately held leader in crowd-sourced data services based in San Mateo, Calif. In acquiring Jigsaw, salesforce.com makes its strategic entry into the $3 billion cloud-based, business contact data services market.
buyer: Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM:$17,098.00)
Salesforce.com is the enterprise cloud computing company. Based on salesforce.com's real-time, multitenant architecture, the company's platform and CRM applications have revolutionized the way companies collaborate and communicate with their customers. "
target: Jigsaw Data Corporation
Jigsaw is the world's largest database of up-to-date, downloadable, and complete contact and company information. Every Jigsaw business contact is complete with a phone number (over 70% of which are direct dial), position, company, mailing address, and business email address.
price ($mm)
$149
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/1/2010 via BusinessWire

CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC, acquired Infogroup

synopsis: Infogroup, the leading provider of data-driven and interactive resources for targeted sales, marketing and research solutions, has closed on its acquisition by affiliates of CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC and announced its new executive leadership team and Board of Directors.
buyer: CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC
CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC, is a leading global private equity firm specializing in buyouts and growth equity investments in companies ranging from $500 million to more than $3 billion in size. "
target: Infogroup (IUSA:$499.91)
Infogroup is the leading provider of data and interactive resources that enables targeted sales, effective marketing and insightful research solutions.
price ($mm)[EV]
$463 [$637]
rev ($mm)
$500
EBITDA ($mm)
$85
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
7.5x
closed 12/31/2009 via Capital IQ

Bisnode AB, acquired Teleadress Information AB

synopsis: Bisnode has acquired Swedish TA Teleadress Information AB from Schibsted Tillväxtmedier AB. With the acquisition Bisnode strengthens its position as a supplier of high quality consumer information while at the same time gaining clear cost synergies.
buyer: Bisnode AB
Bisnode is one of Europe’s leading providers of digital business information, including credit reports, company and consumer information, direct marketing tools and market information for the general business-to-business market. "
target parent: Schibsted ASA
target: Teleadress Information AB
Teleadress as a leading position on the Swedish market for direct marketing information. Teleadress has information about 5.6 million people in 3.6 million households as well as information about close to 1 million companies in Sweden.
price ($mm)
$8.38*
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/27/2009 via BusinessWire

Lorton Data, Inc, acquired Aldata

synopsis: Lorton Data, a leader in data quality and management services, announced that it has acquired Aldata, a direct marketing information and list acquisition company. Aldata specializes in all aspects of database and list services including access to over 65,000 lists in over 220 consumer and business classifications.
buyer: Lorton Data, Inc
Lorton Data offers data management services and products that increase the effectiveness and reduce the cost of direct marketing, fund raising, and customer communication. "
target: Aldata
Aldata, known as the "marketing-to-names" company, is a list provider, processor and profiling company, that has served the direct marketing industry for over 20 years.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 12/31/2008 via BusinessWire

MelissaData, acquired M1 Data & Analytics

synopsis: Melissa Data, a developer of high-performance contact data verification and mail management solutions, announced the acquisition of M1 Data & Analytics from Metro One Telecommunications, Inc. M1 is a marketing list wholesaler and data services provider.
buyer: MelissaData
Melissa Data provides data quality solutions with emphasis on address and phone verification, postal encoding, and data enhancements. The company is a leading provider of easy-to-use and cost-effective solutions for achieving the highest level of data quality for lifetime value. "
target parent: Metro One Telecommunications, Inc.
target: M1 Data & Analytics
M1 Data & Analytics is a marketing list wholesaler and data services provider that offers new ways to purchase, update and analyze consumer and business information with one of the premier telco databases in the country.
price ($mm)
$0.20
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/1/2007 via

Epsilon Data Management, Inc., acquired Abacus

synopsis: Alliance Data Systems Corporation a leading provider of transaction services, credit services and marketing services, announced that its Epsilon unit has agreed to acquire Abacus, a division of DoubleClick Inc.
buyer parent: Alliance Data Systems Corporation
buyer: Epsilon Data Management, Inc.
Epsilon is a leading provider of multi-channel marketing services, technologies and database solutions. Through its combination of client-centric marketing solutions, Epsilon helps leading companies understand, measure, manage and optimize their customer relationships. "
target parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
target: Abacus
Abacus is the leading provider of cooperative data, data management and analytical services for direct marketing. Abacus provides the insight and capabilities that enable marketers to create, build and maintain profitable relationships with their customers, regardless of channel.
price ($mm)
$435
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/31/2006 via

Epsilon Data Management, Inc., acquired CPC Associates, Inc.

synopsis: Alliance Data Systems Corporation, a leading provider of transaction services, credit services and marketing services, announced that its Epsilon unit has agreed to acquire CPC Associates, Inc., a premier provider of data products used to increase effectiveness of direct-response marketing programs for a variety of business sectors.
buyer parent: Alliance Data Systems Corporation
buyer: Epsilon Data Management, Inc.
Epsilon is a leading provider of multi-channel marketing services, technologies and database solutions. Through its combination of client-centric marketing solutions, Epsilon helps leading companies understand, measure, manage and optimize their customer relationships. "
target parent: Kinderhook Industries
target: CPC Associates, Inc.
CPC Associates, Inc. is a data company servicing the direct mail industry as a mailing list compiler, mailing list broker and mailing list manager. The Company is an industry leader and original compiler of new mover data.
price ($mm)
$70
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/2/2006 via BusinessWire

TransUnion LLC, acquired QSent

synopsis: TransUnion has completed the previously announced acquisition of Beaverton, Oregon-based Qsent, a leading provider of contact and identity management services, which support customer acquisition and retention, collections and recovery and identity resolution applications. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,399.10)
TransUnion is a global leader in credit and information management. The company creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. For businesses TransUnion delivers comprehensive data and advanced analytics. "
target: QSent
Qsent Contact Accuracy Services provide definitive contact information for enterprise-business applications where precision and timeliness are of high strategic value. Qsent is a leading authority in the use of the telephone as an authenticating source for identity.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/31/2006 via BusinessWire

Harte-Hanks, Inc, acquired Global Address

synopsis: Harte-Hanks, Inc., a worldwide direct and targeted marketing company, announced that it has acquired Global Address, a United Kingdom-based company that provides global postal address data quality software and services incorporating standards for more than 230 nations and territories worldwide.
buyer: Harte-Hanks, Inc (NYSE:HHS:$394.15)
Harte-Hanks is a worldwide direct and targeted marketing company that provides marketing services and shopper advertising opportunities to local, regional, national and international consumer and business-to-business marketers. "
target: Global Address
Global Address data quality specialists help global corporate clients manage their international data. Global Address software captures and cleanses name and address data for 230+ countries and territories and can append enhancements such as international geo-positioning and time-zone data.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/14/2006 via PR Newswire

Sun New Media Inc, will acquire Credit Network 114, Ltd.

synopsis: Sun New Media Inc. announced that it has agreed to purchase Credit Network 114, Ltd. from Sun Media Investment Holdings. The acquisition will deliver to SNMD the largest business credit database in China, with information on over 17 million member companies representing 93 industries in 31 provinces, cities and autonomous regions in China.
buyer: Sun New Media Inc
Sun New Media Inc (SNMI) is one of China's first integrated, interactive marketing companies. SNMI plans to create a core group of businesses that includes advanced interactive content development and distribution units, sales and marketing services, and channel management software solutions. "
target: Credit Network 114, Ltd.
CN Database lists enterprise name, contact person, address, post code, zip code, telephone, annual production output, employee headcount, and many other criteria.
price ($mm)
$2.50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

TargetEveryOne, will acquire Bizwell Sweden AB

synopsis: TargetEveryone has entered into an agreement to acquire all shares in Bizwell Sweden AB. BizWell Sweden AB delivers business data to companies, authorities and organizations in Sweden and internationally. BizWell has access to business data in over 100 countries.
buyer: TargetEveryOne
TargetEveryone is a global SaaS Martech company. TargetEveryone enables their clients to streamline their 1-1 digital marketing, content and experiences. Their solution makes marketeers able to easily target exactly the customers they want, and communicate with them in the channels they prefer. "
target: Bizwell Sweden AB
BizWell Sweden AB delivers business data to companies, authorities and organizations in Sweden and internationally. BizWell has access to business data in over 100 countries, including over 112 million business phone numbers, 350 million business contacts, 53 million email addresses.
price ($mm)
$0.52
rev ($mm)
$0
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/21/2016 via Company Press Release

KünzlerBachmann Directmarketing AG, will acquire Schober Information Group (Schweiz) AG

synopsis: KünzlerBachmann Directmarketing AG, headquartered in St. Gallen, announced they will acquire Schober Information Group (Schweiz) AG, headquartered in Bachenbülach. Schober Information Group (Schweiz) is one of the leading dialog marketing service providers in Switzerland, maintaining the most comprehensive database of postal and email addresses.
buyer: KünzlerBachmann Directmarketing AG
KünzlerBachmann is a state-of-the-art enterprise shaping the future of dialogue marketing. As a full-service provider with a focus on consultancy and development, their core business is the field of CRM/IT and analysis, target group addresses as well as mailing production and lettershop. "
target parent: Schober Investment Group
target: Schober Information Group (Schweiz) AG
Schober Switzerland is a leading marketing service provider in Switzerland. The company supports customers with data, data solutions and technologies in market development, and maintains the largest database of postal addresses and e-mail addresses in Switzerland and internationally.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/1/2019 via GlobeNewswire

The UC Group, acquired Solidinfo.SE

synopsis: The UC Group, part of Asiakastieto Group, has acquired the business and assets of Solidinfo.SE from the Solid Media Group. Solidinfo.SE is a company search engine with in-depth information about all Swedish companies.
buyer parent: Investcorp
buyer: The UC Group
Since 1977, the UC Group has been helping millions of customers make decisions by providing refined business and credit information in digital and innovative services. Their customers are made up of companies, private individuals and the public sector. "
target parent: Solid Media Group
target: Solidinfo.SE
Solidinfo.SE is a company search engine with in-depth information about all Swedish companies. At Solidinfo.SE users can see contact information such as address information, telephone numbers, fax and e-mail.
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Ticker: OMC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Omnicom Group Inc.
Omnicom Group Inc.
Omnicom Group is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, public relations and other specialty communications services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$15,385.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,351.50
EBIT ($mm)
$2,076.40
Net Income ($mm)
$1,146.30
Employees
77300
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Ticker: TSE:2433
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hakuhodo DY Holdings, Inc.
Hakuhodo DY Holdings, Inc.
Hakuhodo DY Group companies are committed to providing optimized solutions for advertisers, media companies and content holders in Japan and internationally. The company provides planning, production, marketing, public relations, and other services related to advertising in various media.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$13,583.78
EBITDA ($mm)
$632.15
EBIT ($mm)
$501.40
Net Income ($mm)
$385.34
Employees
21469
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Ticker: SWX:DKSH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DKSH Holding Ltd.
DKSH Holding Ltd.
DKSH is the leading Market Expansion Services Group with a focus on Asia. They help companies who are looking for a reliable outsourcing partner to grow their business in new or existing markets. They offer services that includes organizing and running the entire value chain for any product.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$11,600.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$282.63
EBIT ($mm)
$240.86
Net Income ($mm)
$232.55
Employees
32996
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Ticker: NYSE: IPG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
Interpublic is one of the world's leading organizations of advertising agencies and marketing services companies. Their companies specialize in consumer advertising, digital marketing, communications planning and media buying, public relations and specialty marketing.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$8,625.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,391.70
EBIT ($mm)
$1,113.20
Net Income ($mm)
$656.00
Employees
54000
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Ticker: SZSE:300058
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BlueFocus Communication Group
BlueFocus Communication Group
BlueFocus is one of the most recognized communications services groups originating in China. They provide a wide spectrum of marketing and brand management services across disciplines of Strategy, Digital, Advertising, Media, Social, PR, Design, Branding, CRM, Data, E-Commerce and Mobile solutions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,361.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$120.72
EBIT ($mm)
$102.91
Net Income ($mm)
$75.66
Employees
5445
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Ticker: KOSE:A030000
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cheil Worldwide, Inc.
Cheil Worldwide, Inc.
Cheil Worldwide Inc. is a marketing solutions company that offers advertising, public relations, shopper marketing, sports marketing, digital marketing, etc. It was established in 1973 with headquarters in Seoul, South Korea.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,750.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$196.43
EBIT ($mm)
$170.64
Net Income ($mm)
$116.35
Employees
1274
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Ticker: SZSE:300071
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spearhead Integrated Marketing Communication Group
Spearhead Integrated Marketing Communication Group
Spearhead Group, a Chinese A-shares listed public company, is one of the biggest digital IMC groups in China. With a clear strategy of "Big Data, Big Content", Spearhead keeps on expanding its specialty and strengthening its competency through 5 main business units.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$477.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$32.48
EBIT ($mm)
$31.51
Net Income ($mm)
$18.83
Employees
1247
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Ticker: TSE:2178
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tri-Stage Inc.
Tri-Stage Inc.
Tri-Stage Inc. is principally engaged in the direct marketing support business. Its Direct Marketing Support segment is engaged in the provision of media advertisement spaces. The Direct Mail Agency Sending segment is engaged in the sending of direct mails and products.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$499.99
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.17
EBIT ($mm)
$3.60
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
345
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Ticker: NYSE:HHS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Harte-Hanks, Inc.
Harte-Hanks, Inc.
Harte Hanks is a global marketing services firm specializing in multi-channel marketing solutions. Harte Hanks offers end-to-end marketing services including consulting, strategic assessment, data, analytics, digital, social, mobile, print, direct mail and contact center.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$394.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.14
EBIT ($mm)
($4.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5620
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Ticker: LSE:JWNG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jaywing PLC
Jaywing PLC
Jaywing plc is a leading UK based agency employing approximately 600 people across five sites in the UK and with a small operation in Sydney, Australia. Their data scientists help blue chip clients to make sense of the ever more complex multi-channel, multi-device world in which they operate.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$65.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.76
EBIT ($mm)
($0.56)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
650
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Ticker: RMKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rainmaker Systems, Inc.
Rainmaker Systems, Inc.
Rainmaker Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of business-to-business sales and marketing services. Our core services include complete lead qualification and management, new product sales, channel enablement, subscription renewals, and service contract sales.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$47.79
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.43)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.03)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
950
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Ticker: AIM:TNG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tangent Communications plc
Tangent is a leading integrator of technology, data and marketing strategy. Their companies combine world-class technical and creative skills with marketing expertise to deliver highly personalised and bespoke digital communications for leading brands.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$37.69
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.59
EBIT ($mm)
$0.79
Net Income ($mm)
$0.11
Employees
290
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Ticker: ORHI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
OmniReliant Holdings, Inc.
Omnireliant builds global brands through domestic and international direct marketing channels and licensing agreements. We specialize in celebrity and lifestyle brands including beauty, fitness, spa, fragrance and home.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$9.79
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.22)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.83)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
9
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Ticker: ADXM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AdEx Media, Inc.
AdEx Media, Inc.
AdEx Media operates one of the leading online direct marketing companies, with an emphasis on successfully purchasing multi-channel sources of online media distribution.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$8.23
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.97)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.12)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
42
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lombardi Media Corporation
Lombardi Media Corporation is a publishing and direct marketing company. The Corporation publishes consumer newsletters, books and information databases in print and on-line format for approximately 250,000 customers.
year
2001
rev ($mm)
$16.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.00
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: GB:SIV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
St. Ives plc
St. Ives plc
St Ives is an international marketing services group. Together, the Group’s growing number of successful, dynamic businesses serve leading brands internationally, with offices in the UK, North America, China and Singapore.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$190.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$22.21
EBIT ($mm)
$10.36
Net Income ($mm)
$1.44
Employees
1397
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Ticker: WPP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WPP Group, plc
WPP Group, plc
WPP is the world leader in marketing communications services. They are made up of leading companies in: Advertising; Media Investment Management; Data Investment Management; Public Relations & Public Affairs; Branding & Identity; Healthcare Communications; and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$17,123.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,057.50
EBIT ($mm)
$1,667.14
Net Income ($mm)
$807.50
Employees
106786
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Ticker: TSE:3966
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Uzabase
Uzabase
UZABASE, Inc. provides industry and corporate information database services primarily in Japan. The company operates SPEEDA, an information platform, which offers comprehensive company and industry analysis for business professionals. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$45.94
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.19
EBIT ($mm)
$5.72
Net Income ($mm)
$3.93
Employees
241
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Ticker: BIT:SGC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SG Company S.p.A.
SG Company S.p.A.
SG Company is an Italian company that provides live and digital communication services through its subsidiaries. SG Company provides live and digital communication services for the B2B, B2C, and BTL markets. Their companies include Sinergie, Centoeventi, Special, Twico, Lievita, Core, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$39.89
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.23)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.33)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: BIT:DIG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digital360
Digital360 is the leading group in Italy in the B2B offering of editorial content, communication and marketing services, lead generation, events and webinars, advisory, advocacy and coaching, in the context of Digital Transformation and Entrepreneurial Innovation. They are based in Milano, Italy.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$15.69
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.93
EBIT ($mm)
$1.02
Net Income ($mm)
$0.38
Employees
0
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