Like Relevantis, Inc.

announced 4/1/2008 via PR Newswire

AdStar, Inc., will acquire Relevantis, Inc.

synopsis: AdStar, Inc. announced an agreement in principle to acquire Relevantis in an all-stock transaction. The acquisition underscores AdStar's commitment to reposition itself as a full service supplier of mobile advertising solutions and adds important proprietary technologies for mobile advertising applications and infrastructures.
buyer: AdStar, Inc. (ADST:$4.76)
AdStar, Inc. is a leading provider of e-commerce transaction services and payment processing solutions for the digital and print advertising and publishing industries. AdStar's proprietary suite of e-commerce services includes remote ad-entry software, mobile and web-based ad transaction. "
target: Relevantis, Inc.
Relevantis, Inc. develops and licenses advertising technologies that enable truly relevant advertising. The company's customers include major publishers and application developers. Rooted in cutting edge probability theory, its patent-pending Relevancy Engine supports powerful behavioral targeting.
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closed 1/17/2018 via PR Newswire

Diversis Capital, acquired Marketron

synopsis: Diversis Capital, a North American private equity firm with a focus on carve-outs and standalone deals within the lower and middle markets, has acquired Marketron, the leading provider of revenue management and audience engagement software for media companies.
buyer: Diversis Capital
Founded in 2013, Diversis Capital LLC is a North American private equity firm with a focus on carve-outs and standalone deals within the lower and middle markets that require both sharp financial acumen and operational expertise to obtain success. "
target parent: Wicks Group of Companies
target: Marketron
Marketron is the media industry's leading provider of business software solutions and services specializing in revenue management and audience engagement. The Marketron Mediascape platform streamlines operational efficiencies through a web-based platform that is open for partner integrations.
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closed 9/25/2017 via BusinessWire

OpenX Technologies, Inc., acquired PubNation

synopsis: OpenX, the global leader in quality programmatic advertising, announced that it has completed the acquisition of PubNation. PubNation’s technology equips publishers with the necessary tools to manage advertising quality at scale, irrespective of how many containers or exchanges they work with.
buyer: OpenX Technologies, Inc.
OpenX is the global leader in quality programmatic advertising. OpenX is focused on unleashing the full economic potential of digital media companies. "
target: PubNation
PubNation’s technology equips publishers with the necessary tools to manage advertising quality at scale, irrespective of how many containers or exchanges they work with.
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closed 5/7/2014 via PR Web

NewsCycle Solutions, acquired MediaSpan Group, Inc.

synopsis: NEWSCYCLE Solutions, a leading provider of software and services for the global news media industry, announced that it has acquired MediaSpan Group, Inc., a media software innovator that provides solutions to more than 3,000 local newspaper and broadcast properties
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: NewsCycle Solutions
NEWSCYCLE Solutions delivers the broadest range of technology solutions for the global news media industry, including content management, digital advertising, circulation, and audience relationship management. "
target: MediaSpan Group, Inc.
MediaSpan Group, Inc. powers digital content management, online marketing, advertising and business productivity solutions for the world's leading media companies including Sun Media, Advance Publications, MediaNews, Gannett and Radio One.
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Blockthrough, acquired Uponit

synopsis: Blockthrough, the market leader in adblock revenue recovery, has acquired Uponit, a sophisticated ad recovery platform in Israel. Uponit helps online publishers measure and restore their blocked ad inventory and communicate with their adblocking audience.
buyer: Blockthrough
Founded in 2015, Toronto-based Blockthrough is the world’s leading Adblock Revenue Recovery platform for publishers. Blockthrough helps publishers recover revenue lost to adblocking by creating safe, unintrusive ad experiences that leverage the publisher's existing monetization partners. "
target: Uponit
Uponit is a sophisticated ad recovery platform in Israel. Uponit helps online publishers measure and restore their blocked ad inventory and communicate with their adblocking audience. Their platform recovers and enforces non-intrusive ad formats to ensure a good user experience.
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closed 11/15/2018 via PR Web

Blockthrough, acquired PageFair

synopsis: Blockthrough, a Toronto-based leading Adblock Revenue Recovery platform for publishers, announced its acquisition of PageFair, an industry pioneer in publisher adblock solutions based in Dublin, Ireland.
buyer: Blockthrough
Founded in 2015, Toronto-based Blockthrough is the world’s leading Adblock Revenue Recovery platform for publishers. Blockthrough helps publishers recover revenue lost to adblocking by creating safe, unintrusive ad experiences that leverage the publisher's existing monetization partners. "
target: PageFair
Founded in 2012, PageFair launched the world’s first adblock measurement and adblock revenue recovery product and has served as the go-to source of information and insights on adblocking to the industry at large. They are based in Dublin, Ireland.
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closed 2/25/2017 via BNC Analysis

The Nielsen Company, Inc., acquired Rhiza

synopsis: Global data firm Nielsen Holdings is acquiring Rhiza Inc., a Shadyside-based company that provides media and consumer analytics software. Rhiza’s web-based advertising research and sales tools make Big Data actionable for the media industry, increasing revenue for both media companies and advertisers.
buyer: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,309.00)
Nielsen is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers watch and buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content is consumed. "
target: Rhiza
Rhiza’s web-based advertising research and sales tools make Big Data actionable for the media industry, increasing revenue for both media companies and advertisers. Media publishers use Rhiza to arm their salespeople with better tools for selling premium advertising.
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closed 7/29/2016 via Company Press Release

Ingenta, acquired 5 Fifteen

synopsis: Ingenta, the leading software provider to the publishing industry, has acquired 5 fifteen Ltd, software supplier to the magazine and newspaper industry. Established in the UK in 1999, 5 fifteen is renowned for its web-based advertising platform, ad DEPOT, which allows media organizations to sell, manage and deliver print and digital advertising.
buyer: Ingenta (AIM:ING:$18.36)
Ingenta is the largest supplier of technology and related services for the publishing industry. Working with eight of the ten largest publishers in the world, they help information providers meet their evolving and wide-ranging publishing needs. "
target: 5 Fifteen
Established in the UK in 1999, 5 fifteen is renowned for its web-based advertising platform, ad DEPOT, which allows media organisations to sell, manage and deliver print and digital advertising.
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announced 6/13/2011 via Reuters

Google Inc., will acquire AdMeld Inc.

synopsis: Google Inc., plans to buy online advertising company AdMeld to grab a larger slice of the market for graphical display ads. AdMeld helps publishers maximize revenue from ad networks and exchanges, reduce operating costs and protect their brands from unwanted ads.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$171,704.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: AdMeld Inc.
AdMeld is an ad network optimization company. AdMeld helps publishers maximize revenue from ad networks and exchanges, reduce operating costs and protect their brands from unwanted ads. Founded in 2007, the company is headquartered in New York City with offices in San Francisco and London.
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closed 1/9/2013 via Company Press Release

Quantcast Corporation, acquired MakeGood

synopsis: Quantcast has acquired MakeGood, a software company focusing on reconciliation and reporting of digital advertising campaigns. Founded in 2009 and based in Seattle, MakeGood started out with a simple mission: build great software to process and report on the success of ad campaigns.
buyer: Quantcast Corporation
Quantcast helps advertisers and publishers better understand, find and access targeted audiences in real-time. Marketers use Quantcast to amplify their targeting and reach consumers who look just like their best performing customers with unprecedented performance and scale. "
target: MakeGood
For companies selling advertising (major websites and ad networks) MakeGood provides an online service which automatically downloads their advertising data, pairs data from different sources and provides easy-to-use reporting and analytics.
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closed 1/23/2012 via PE Hub

Tremor Video, purchased InPlay from TubeMogul

synopsis: Tremor Video, the largest independent online video advertising technology company, and TubeMogul, the fastest-growing media buying platform for video advertising, announced that Tremor Video has purchased InPlay, TubeMogul’s industry-leading video analytics for publishers.
buyer: Tremor Video (TRMR:$166.76)
Tremor Video is a provider of in-stream video advertising solutions. The company leverages its decisioning engine, innovative video ad formats and publisher technology to deliver the campaign results and scale advertisers should expect from digital video. "
seller: TubeMogul (TUBE:$212.05)
InPlay helps publishers understand real-time engagement, viewership and performance data, and is relied on daily by hundreds of top media companies, video platforms and content creators.
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closed 2/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

Independent Media Distribution plc, acquired eBUS Ltd.

synopsis: IMD has acquired the eBUS Media Network to create a substantial worldwide footprint for digital TV ad delivery. eBUS Limited provides video content management and distribution services for Asian advertising and media market.
buyer parent: Vitruvian Partners LLP
buyer: Independent Media Distribution plc
Indepedent Media Distribution (IMD), is the leading distributor of broadcast quality commercial advertising, new music and music videos. IMD provides the advertising and music industries with a reliable, fast and verifiable distribution service, which has set the standard for the industry. "
target: eBUS Ltd.
eBUS enables users to send TV ads faster, easier, more cost effectively and in High Definition. eBUS is the only video content management and distribution business totally dedicated to the Asia Pacific advertising and media market.
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closed 12/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

Zenterio AB, acquired Adscribe

synopsis: TV technology and services provider Zenterio has acquired the remaining 75% of UK based ad-tech and analytics company Adscribe. AdScribe help TV operators to better understand their customers and in the process open up new revenue opportunities through data and advertising.
buyer: Zenterio AB
Zenterio provides an independent OS for interactive TV aimed at creating an industry standard. Zenterio also offers an intuitive multiscreen UI, a powerful Data Analytics solution, Consulting Services and additional Value Added Services to TV operators. "
target: Adscribe
AdScribe help TV operators to better understand their customers and in the process open up new revenue opportunities through data and advertising. Their cloud-based big data platform facilitates the collection and analysis of TV viewing data across multiple devices.
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closed 1/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

AOL Inc., acquired AlephD

synopsis: AOL, Inc. has acquired AlephD, a Paris-based startup that helps publishers automatically indentify the best price for each ad impression. AlephD provides real-time solutions to publishers selling inventory over RTB.
buyer parent: Verizon Communications
buyer: AOL Inc. (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL is a media technology company that simplifies the Internet for consumers and creators by unleashing the world's best builders of culture and code. AOL operates at scale, connecting tens of thousands of publishers with advertisers on its global and programmatic, content and advertising platforms."
target: AlephD
AlephD provides real-time solutions to publishers selling inventory over RTB. AlephD provides real-time capabilities to online publishers. Its solutions instantly boost digital publishers RTB revenues (Real Time Bidding) by up to 30%.
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closed 1/20/2016 via Company Press Release

Efficio merged with ShareBuilders,

synopsis: ShareBuilders, Inc., the leading provider of yield management solutions for the broadcast media sales industry, announced a merger with Efficio Solutions, Inc., a leader in media sales management, CRM and yield solutions to the broadcast industry.
buyer: ShareBuilders
ShareBuilders is the largest media yield management software company in the US. In 2010 their local broadcast TV clients billed about $3.7 billion, which is estimated to be 1 out of every 5 commercials sold on English-speaking network affiliates. "
target: Efficio
Efficio Solutions, Inc. was founded in 1999 and created by broadcasters for broadcasters with over 8,000 users in the media sales industry. Efficio is a fully integrated media sales management solution that answers the needs of salespeople and sales managers.
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closed 12/3/2015 via BNC Analysis

Acxiom Corporation, purchased Advanced-Advertising Unit from The Allant Group, Inc.

synopsis: Acxiom Corp, the data analytics firm, has acquired the advanced-advertising unit of Allant Group, a third-party data shop focused on advertising and marketing. Allant Group's Advanced-Advertising Unit helps ad buyers and sellers execute TV, VOD and online household and zone addressable campaigns with their SaaS solution Audience Interconnect.
buyer: Acxiom Corporation (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom is an enterprise data, analytics and software-as-a-service Company that fuses trust, experience and scale to fuel data-driven results. Acxiom is an innovator in harnessing the most important sources and uses of data to strengthen connections between people, businesses and their partners. "
seller parent: MidOcean Partners
seller: The Allant Group, Inc.
Allant offers advanced TV advertising software and data products as well as data and analytic driven marketing and advertising services. Their Advanced-Advertising Unit helps ad buyers and sellers execute TV, VOD and online household and zone addressable campaigns with their data-enabled software.
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closed 7/23/2014 via BusinessWire

WideOrbit, Inc., acquired Admeta AB

synopsis: WideOrbit Inc., the leading provider of advertising management software for media companies, has acquired Admeta, a leading provider of solutions for digital programmatic sell-side platforms based in Sweden. Admeta provides sophisticated yield optimization solutions that help premium publishers significantly improve digital revenue.
buyer: WideOrbit, Inc.
WideOrbit is the leading provider of advertising management software for Media companies. WideOrbit provides innovative, proven solutions for managing the business of broadcast and cable operations – from proposal to order, scheduling to automation, billing and aging. "
target: Admeta AB
Admeta provides sophisticated yield optimization solutions that help premium publishers significantly improve digital revenue. Admeta’s core functionality includes Artificial Intelligence-based learning, dynamic floor pricing, full premium programmatic support for private marketplaces and Deal ID.
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closed 3/13/2013 via BNC Analysis

The McClatchy Company, acquired Tru Measure

synopsis: The McClatchy Co. announced that it has acquired Crested Butte, Colo.-based media measurement and analytics company Tru Measure. Tru Measure provides media companies and their advertising customers with tools and technology to measure and track the effectiveness of digital advertising campaigns and consumer engagement.
buyer: The McClatchy Company (MNI:$1,000.74)
The McClatchy Company is the third-largest newspaper company in the United States and a leading digital publisher dedicated to the values of quality journalism, free expression and community service. "
target: Tru Measure
Tru Measure provides media companies and their advertising customers with tools and technology to measure and track the effectiveness of all of their digital advertising campaigns and consumer engagement, regardless of market, medium, and volume of ads placed.
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announced 7/17/2012 via Market Wire

TiVo Inc., will acquire TRA, Inc.

synopsis: TiVo Inc. announced that it has agreed to acquire TRA, Inc., maker of the first and leading platform with the world's largest database that directly links information from the same households as to what viewers watch with what they buy. TRA matches television exposures from 1.5 million TV homes with specific purchase transactions.
buyer: TiVo Inc. (TIVO:$661.39)
TiVo is a global leader in advanced television service offering products on multiple platforms and devices. TiVo offers its service directly to consumers, and also distributes its technology and services through solutions tailored for cable, satellite and broadcasting companies. "
target: TRA, Inc.
TRA, Inc. is the leading media marketing and analytics software company whose products help advertisers, agencies and television networks improve advertising targeting, accountability and return on media investment.
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closed 8/15/2017 via BusinessWire

Netsertive, acquired Mixpo, Inc.

synopsis: Netsertive, a marketing technology company empowering brands, national retailers and local businesses to automate and scale distributed local marketing, announced the acquisition of Mixpo, a Seattle-based creative management platform that enables publishers and marketers to easily build, manage and measure compelling video and media ad campaigns.
buyer: Netsertive
Netsertive has revolutionized how brands and local businesses work together to win local customers. Their two solutions, MarketWise™ for Brands and StreetWise™ for Local Businesses, enable cooperative marketing by giving brands the capability to activate scaled omnichannel marketing campaigns. "
target: Mixpo, Inc.
Mixpo is the leading creative management platform for digital advertisers and publishers. Their studio gives brands and resellers the tools to easily produce compelling video and rich media ads, and a simple interface from which to manage, measure and optimize campaigns in real time, at scale.
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announced 4/1/2008 via PR Newswire

AdStar, Inc., will acquire Relevantis, Inc.

synopsis: AdStar, Inc. announced an agreement in principle to acquire Relevantis in an all-stock transaction. The acquisition underscores AdStar's commitment to reposition itself as a full service supplier of mobile advertising solutions and adds important proprietary technologies for mobile advertising applications and infrastructures.
buyer: AdStar, Inc. (ADST:$4.76)
AdStar, Inc. is a leading provider of e-commerce transaction services and payment processing solutions for the digital and print advertising and publishing industries. AdStar's proprietary suite of e-commerce services includes remote ad-entry software, mobile and web-based ad transaction. "
target: Relevantis, Inc.
Relevantis, Inc. develops and licenses advertising technologies that enable truly relevant advertising. The company's customers include major publishers and application developers. Rooted in cutting edge probability theory, its patent-pending Relevancy Engine supports powerful behavioral targeting.
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announced 4/1/2008 via PR Newswire

AdStar, Inc., will acquire Relevantis, Inc.

synopsis: AdStar, Inc. announced an agreement in principle to acquire Relevantis in an all-stock transaction. The acquisition underscores AdStar's commitment to reposition itself as a full service supplier of mobile advertising solutions and adds important proprietary technologies for mobile advertising applications and infrastructures.
buyer: AdStar, Inc. (ADST:$4.76)
AdStar, Inc. is a leading provider of e-commerce transaction services and payment processing solutions for the digital and print advertising and publishing industries. AdStar's proprietary suite of e-commerce services includes remote ad-entry software, mobile and web-based ad transaction. "
target: Relevantis, Inc.
Relevantis, Inc. develops and licenses advertising technologies that enable truly relevant advertising. The company's customers include major publishers and application developers. Rooted in cutting edge probability theory, its patent-pending Relevancy Engine supports powerful behavioral targeting.
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closed 3/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

Price Chopper Inc., purchased Glownet Inc. from Glownet Limited

synopsis: Orlando, FL-based Price Chopper Inc. has announced the acquisition of Glownet Inc., the United States-based subsidiary of United Kingdom-based Glownet Limited. Glownet is the global pioneer in event Payments and Access Control. Glownet has successfully delivered their SaaS-platform at over 1000 events in 40 different countries.
buyer: Price Chopper Inc.
Established in 1997, Price Chopper is a manufacturer of wristbands and ID solutions. A privately owned family company, the organization boasts an extensive client list of over 15,000 global corporations. "
seller: Glownet Limited
Glownet Inc. is the New York-based subsidiary of Glownet Limited. Glownet is the global pioneer in event Payments and Access Control. Glownet has successfully delivered their SaaS-platform at over 1000 events in 40 different countries.
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closed 11/7/2019 via Company Press Release

Etix, Inc., acquired TicketForce, LLC

synopsis: Etix, an international ticketing solutions provider to more than 2,000 clients in 40 countries, announced that it has acquired Arizona-based TicketForce. TicketForce utilizes a powerful web-based ticketing system to provide venues, promoters, and festivals, with a fully-customizable solution for full-service ticketing and box office management.
buyer: Etix, Inc.
Etix is in an international, web-based ticketing service provider for the entertainment, travel and sports industries. Etix provides flexible and secure online and box office ticketing solutions, integrated digital marketing services, and robust e-commerce fulfillment to event companies. "
target: TicketForce, LLC
TicketForce utilizes a powerful web-based ticketing system to provide venues, promoters, festivals, arenas and civic centers with a fully-customizable solution for full-service ticketing and box office management.
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closed 12/5/2006 via BusinessWire

The Active Network, Inc., acquired PreEnroll

synopsis: The Active Network, Inc., a leading provider of application services technology and marketing solutions for community service and participatory sports organizations, has acquired PreEnroll™, an early innovator and leading provider of online registration services.
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: PreEnroll
PreEnroll is the world leader in online registration software services technology. PreEnroll was awarded a US patent for the world's first closed loop online registration services system. The PreEnroll system links online registrants in real-time to a back-end database and administration tools.
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closed 12/5/2006 via BusinessWire

The Active Network, Inc., acquired Sporg

synopsis: The Active Network, Inc. , a leading provider of application services technology and marketing solutions for community service and participatory sports organizations, has acquired SPORG, a successful developer of online data collection and transaction processing systems.
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: Sporg
SPORG is an innovative developer and provider of online software that allows any organization to take complete control over their registration and donation collection programs. SPORG's feature rich solution reduces the typical costs of hosting events.
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closed 9/11/2019 via PR Newswire

Showpass, acquired Token Mobile Solutions Inc

synopsis: Showpass, a leading independent ticketing platform in Canada, has acquired Token Mobile, a Toronto-based company that eliminates the need for cash for event goers and helps eliminate lines, reduce staffing and infrastructure costs, add security by removing traditional forms of payment and provide rich event data for event owners.
buyer: Showpass
Showpass is a leading independent ticketing platform in Canada. With Showpass, event-goers can find the latest events, buy tickets and check in quickly. Event organizers choose Showpass so they can sell more tickets, merchandise and manage everything from sales, check-ins, stats and more. "
target: Token Mobile Solutions Inc
Toronto-based Token Mobile eliminates the need for cash, hard tokens and drink tickets for event goers. For event owners, it helps eliminate lines, reduce staffing and infrastructure costs, add security by removing traditional forms of payment and provides rich event data.
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closed 2/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

PlayPass nv, acquired Yuflow SAS

synopsis: RFID technology company PlayPass has acquired the French cashless payment provider, Yuflow, as part of its global expansion programme. Yuflow is a French company that provides innovative cashless payment solutions dedicated to leisure and events industries.
buyer: PlayPass nv
PlayPass, named Best Festival Technology Provider at the 2019 Festival Supplier Awards last week, supplies cashless payment technology to festivals including Lollapalooza Berlin and Santiago (80,000-cap.), Rock Werchter (88,000-cap.) and British Summer Time Hyde Park (65,000-cap.). "
target: Yuflow SAS
Yuflow is a French company that provides innovative cashless payment solutions dedicated to leisure and events industries. Yuflow allows attendees to pay with NFC cards/wristbands or directly with their smartphone. Yuflow is the only cashless solution that doesn’t require preloading.
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closed 3/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

Mail.Ru LLC, acquired DonationAlerts

synopsis: Mail.ru, a company that develops Internet communications and entertainment services in Russia and globally, has acquired DonationAlerts, a company that operates an online platform for receiving donations during live broadcasts. The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Russia.
buyer: Mail.Ru LLC (LSE:MAIL:$1,350.66)
Mail.Ru Group develops Internet communications and entertainment services in Russia and globally. Today, the company operates Russian language social networks Vkontakte (VK), Odnoklassniki (OK) and Moi Mir (My World), instant messenger services in Russia — Agent Mail.Ru and ICQ and more. "
target: DonationAlerts
DonationAlerts operates an online platform for receiving donations during live broadcasts. The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Russia. DonationAlerts allows people to receive notifications when receiving donations from users.
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closed 12/10/2015 via Company Press Release

Infra Park S.A.S., acquired NOW! Innovations

synopsis: Infra Park, the world leader in individual mobility solutions, announces the acquisition of Now! Innovations. NOW! Innovations offers a software platform for parking and individual mobility services.
buyer: Infra Park S.A.S.
Infra Park offers urban mobility and parking services. It is based in Nanterre, France. "
target parent: AS SmartCap
target: NOW! Innovations
NOW! Innovations provides a payment and billing platform for parking, EV charging, bike parking, and other mobility services. NOW! Platform goes beyond simple payment solution, it provides the full business management for the service providers, asset managers, account managers and analysts.
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closed 10/15/2012 via PR Newswire

InComm Systems Limited, acquired On-Line Strategies, Inc.

synopsis: InComm, a leading prepaid product and transaction services company, announced its acquisition of On-Line Strategies, Inc. (OLS), a software and services company focused on processing complex, large-volume and high-speed consumer-driven transactions in mission-critical environments.
buyer: InComm Systems Limited
InComm is the industry leading marketer, distributor and technology innovator of stored-value gift and prepaid products using its state-of-the-art point-of-sale transaction technology and payment solutions to revolutionize retail product sales and customer experiences. "
target: On-Line Strategies, Inc.
On-Line Strategies serves the merchant retail, financial services, and healthcare industries with retail payments and adjudication systems, loyalty and related value-add applications, strategic and technical business process consultation, and round-the-clock production support services.
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closed 8/22/2018 via PR Newswire

Pineapple Payments, acquired TRANSAX

synopsis: Pineapple Payments, a payment processing technology company, has acquired TRANSAX, a technology company specializing in payment processing software. TRANSAX's TRANSAX Gateway solution is a feature rich, modular, and programmable payment gateway for merchants and integrated software vendors.
buyer: Pineapple Payments
Pineapple Payments is a payment processing technology company that provides omni-channel payment acceptance tools for merchants of all shapes and sizes. From its innovative technology solutions to its proactive merchant success team, Pineapple truly takes a fresh approach to payment processing. "
target: TRANSAX
TRANSAX is a technology company specializing in payment processing software. Their flagship product, TRANSAX Gateway, is a feature rich, modular, and programmable payment gateway for merchants and integrated software vendors.
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announced 11/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

Stompy Bot Corporation, will acquire Token Play Inc.

synopsis: Stompy Bot Corporation will acquire Token Play Inc. (Token), a private Ontario corporation headquartered in Toronto. Token is a technology company involved in the development of blockchain technology in the video game space which will seek to provide a platform for the exchange of in-game currencies and tokens.
buyer: Stompy Bot Corporation
Stompy Bot is an independent video game developer and digital media publisher. Stompy Bot's growth strategy is to become a premier independent multimedia publisher. "
target: Token Play Inc.
Token Play, based in Toronto, ON, is a technology company involved in the development of blockchain technology in the video game space which will seek to provide a platform for the exchange of in-game currencies and tokens.
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announced 2/16/2017 via Company Press Release

Volaris Group Inc., will acquire Telepin Software

synopsis: Constellation Software Inc. announced that its wholly-owned division Volaris Group, a company that acquires, strengthens and grows vertical market technology companies, has entered into an agreement to acquire Telepin Software Corporation, a provider of digital financial services platforms to mobile operators.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Volaris Group Inc.
Volaris acquires, strengthens and grows vertical market technology companies. As an Operating Group of Constellation Software Inc., Volaris is all about strengthening businesses within the markets they compete and enabling them to grow. "
target: Telepin Software
Telepin Software Corporation is a provider of digital financial services platforms to mobile operators. Their sole purpose is to provide a complete solution to maximize the revenue from a network.
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announced 5/1/2012 via PR Newswire

Mandalay Digital Group, Inc., will purchase Global Mobile Assets from Logia Group Ltd.

synopsis: Mandalay Digital Group, Inc., a global mobile content provider, announced its intent to acquire select mobile assets of Logia Group, a leading mobile content development and management solutions provider. Logia Group has gained recognition as an expert in innovative, mobile monetization solutions.
buyer: Mandalay Digital Group, Inc. (MNDL:$23.88)
Mandalay Digital Group delivers a mobile services platform that works with mobile operators and third-party publishers to provide portal management, user interface, content development and billing technology that enables the responsible distribution of mobile entertainment. "
seller: Logia Group Ltd.
Logia Group's mobile monetization solutions are deployed in top-tier mobile operators and content providers worldwide and include white label app & media stores, in-app payment solutions, app-based value added services and mobile social music and TV offerings.
price ($mm)
$4.50
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closed 9/9/2009 via PR Newswire

Roamware, Inc., acquired Macalla Software

synopsis: Roamware Inc., a global leader in mobile roaming solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Macalla Software Ltd, a leading developer of mobile financial services (MFS) solutions. With Macalla's acquisition, Roamware aims to build upon its roaming expertise and become a market leader in MFS.
buyer: Roamware, Inc.
Roamware's voice and data roaming solutions are installed in over 390 mobile operators networks across 140 countries and generate incremental revenues for mobile operators, whilst increasing their operational efficiencies and reduce subscriber churn. "
target: Macalla Software
Macalla Software develops software for wireless communications and payment applications. Macalla's products enable wireless bill payment and content delivery. The company serves mobile phone service providers, financial institutions, and corporations.
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closed 9/21/2011 via BNC Analysis

Serve Virtual Enterprises, Inc., acquired Sometrics, Inc.

synopsis: American Express has acquired virtual currency platform and in-game payments provider Sometrics. Sometrics helps gaming publishers market free-to-play online games and monetize virtual currency with a consumer destination site and in-game payment solutions. Sometrics will be added to American Express’ Serve digital payment platform.
buyer parent: American Express Company
buyer: Serve Virtual Enterprises, Inc.
Serve Virtual Enterprises is a next-generation digital payments platform that helps you organize your money, send and receive funds, and manage payment requests — all from a single, unified online account. Serve makes paying and being paid simple. "
target: Sometrics, Inc.
Founded in 2007 and based in El Segundo, Calif., Sometrics helps publishers monetize online games through virtual currency with the industry's most advanced in-game payment and optimization platform and consumer digital goods marketplace.
price ($mm)
$30
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closed 1/25/2016 via BusinessWire

USA Technologies, acquired Vendscreen

synopsis: USA Technologies, Inc., a premier payment technology service provider of integrated cashless and mobile transactions in the self-service retail market, announced it has acquired the assets of VendScreen, Inc., of Portland, Oregon, a leading developer of vending industry cashless payment technology.
buyer: USA Technologies (USAT:$104.09)
USA Technologies, Inc. is a premier payment technology service provider of integrated cashless and mobile transactions in the self-service retail market. They provide cashless acceptance technologies including its NFC- ready ePort® G-series, ePort Mobile™ for customers on the go. "
target: Vendscreen
VendScreen Inc. is the industry’s leading manufacturer of retrofit touchscreen devices for vending machines. VendScreen devices are powered by a proprietary cloud-based computing platform that enables cashless transactions, dynamic product and nutrition information and on-screen promotions.
price ($mm)
$5.62
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closed 6/5/2013 via Market Wire

PlayHaven, acquired //staq

synopsis: PlayHaven, the leading lifetime value (LTV) maximization platform for mobile games, announced the addition of the team from Staq.io, a game management platform featuring advanced, real-time analytics.
buyer: PlayHaven
PlayHaven delivers a lifetime value maximization platform to help mobile game developers better acquire, understand, and intelligently engage and monetize users. "
target: //staq
//staq is a game management platform. //staq makes it simple to monetize and optimize free to play games on mobile, web and consoles. The company provides services to manage virtual currencies and virtual goods, player state, targeted promotions, beautiful analytics and data warehousing.
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closed 2/5/2014 via Company Press Release

Monitise plc, acquired Pozitron Yazilim A.S.

synopsis: Monitise plc announces the acquisition of Pozitron Yazilim A.S., a privately-owned mobile technology company based in Turkey, delivering mobile banking, payments and commerce solutions to businesses in its home market, the Middle East and internationally.
buyer: Monitise plc (AIM:MONI:$79.40)
Monitise plc is a technology and services company delivering mobile banking, payments and commerce networks worldwide with the proven technology and expertise to enable financial institutions and other service providers to offer a wide range of services to their customers. "
target: Pozitron Yazilim A.S.
Istanbul-based Pozitron, a leading business in Turkey’s Mobile Money space, powers next generation Mobile Money solutions for more than 30 leading enterprises acrossbanking, telecoms, retail and pharmaceuticals, including Turkish Airlines, eBay, ING,TEB, GlaxoSmithKline and Hepsiburada.com.
price ($mm)
$39
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