Like Fantasy Sports Properties

closed 8/19/2009 via PR Newswire

Fanball Interactive, LLC, purchased Fantasy Sports Properties from F&W Publications, Inc.

synopsis: Fanball, the premier provider of online fantasy sports contests, content, strategy and insight, announced the acquisition of the fantasy sports properties from F+W Media, Inc. -- including the National Fantasy Football Championship and National Fantasy Baseball Championship.
buyer parent: Liberty Media Corporation
buyer: Fanball Interactive, LLC
Fanball (Fanball.com) is one of the leading providers of fantasy sports products and services in North America and has operated fantasy sports games since 1992. "
seller parent: ABRY Partners
seller: F&W Publications, Inc.
F+W is a publisher of special interest magazines and books in a broad variety of consumer enthusiast categories. The Company also operates book clubs, conferences, trade shows, websites and education programs, focused on the same consumer hobbies and enthusiast subject areas.
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closed 10/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

FanCode, acquired FanDuniya

synopsis: FanCode, a multi-sport aggregator platform in India, has acquired FanDuniya, an online platform in India focused on fantasy cricket. FanDuniya provides fantasy cricket players with the widest news coverage, statistical tools and AI-driven models to help them make informed decisions.
buyer parent: Dream Sports
buyer: FanCode
FanCode is a multi-sport aggregator platform in India. FanCode is focused on long-tail sports content and contextual commerce. The platform offers a personalized, curated sports experience across live streaming, news, live match scores, in-depth match analysis, fantasy sports statistics, and more. "
target: FanDuniya
FanDuniya is an online platform in India focused on fantasy cricket. FanDuniya provides fantasy cricket players with the widest news coverage, statistical tools and AI-driven models to help them make informed decisions. They aim to provide their users with knowledge and advise they need to win.
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closed 12/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Dynasty League Football, acquired FFStatistics

synopsis: Dynasty League Football, the industry leading source for Dynasty Fantasy Football news, and analysis, has acquired FFStatistics, the premier source for Fantasy Football data, visualizations and tools. FFStatistics offers premium articles that cover redraft, dynasty, best-ball, and DFS from some of the best writers in the fantasy football industry.
buyer: Dynasty League Football
Dynasty League Football (DLF) is the industry leading source for Dynasty Fantasy Football news, and analysis. DLF provides in-depth year-round coverage to fantasy football enthusiasts who prefer the heightened challenge offered by the dynasty format of fantasy football. "
target: FFStatistics
FFStatistics is the premier source for Fantasy Football data, visualizations and tools. FFStatistics offers premium articles that cover redraft, dynasty, best-ball, and DFS from some of the best writers in the fantasy football industry.
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closed 5/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

FanDuel merged with Paddy Power Betfair plc,

synopsis: Paddy Power Betfair, one of the leading sports betting and gaming groups in the world, has closed its purchase of FanDuel, a daily fantasy sports company. FanDuel has redefined fantasy sports; offering a multitude of one-day game options for NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, and college football and basketball.
buyer: Paddy Power Betfair plc (ISE:PPB:$2,473.21)
Paddy Power Betfair plc is one of the leading sports betting and gaming groups in the world. The business was formed from the February 2016 merger of Paddy Power plc and Betfair Group plc and has four divisions. "
target: FanDuel
FanDuel is the leading daily fantasy sports provider with the sole mission of making sports more exciting. FanDuel has redefined fantasy sports; offering a multitude of one-day game options for NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, and college football and basketball.
price ($mm)
$158
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$124
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closed 5/31/2017 via PR Newswire

Boom Fantasy, Inc., acquired DraftPot, LLC

synopsis: Boom Fantasy, the fast-rising new competitor in fantasy sports, has acquired the primary assets of market competitor Draftpot. Draftpot is an innovative daily fantasy sports platform whose mission is to provide the most user-friendly fantasy sports experience on the web.
buyer: Boom Fantasy, Inc.
Boom Fantasy is the world’s No. 1 fantasy sports destination designed for real sport fans. Founded in Palo Alto and now headquartered in New York City, Boom Fantasy is a sports technology company that uses mobile and gaming to increase fan engagement. "
target: DraftPot, LLC
Draftpot is an innovative daily fantasy sports platform whose mission is to provide the most user-friendly fantasy sports experience on the web. Users can fill out fantasy lineups, enter contests, and win real prize money all in one day with immediate cash payouts.
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closed 11/21/2016 via PR Newswire

SportsHub Technologies, purchased NFC Assets from STATS, Inc.

synopsis: SportsHub Technologies announced the purchase of the assets of the National Fantasy Championship (NFC), from STATS, the world's leading sports data and technology company. The NFC runs the world's largest high-stakes events including the National Fantasy Football Championship and National Fantasy Basketball Championship.
buyer: SportsHub Technologies
Founded in 2015 by a team of veteran fantasy sports industry insiders, SportsHub Technologies owns and operates real money gaming sites and is on a mission to level the playing field for daily fantasy sports fans. "
seller parent: Vista Equity Partners
seller: STATS, Inc.
The National Fantasy Championship (NFC) runs the world's largest high-stakes fantasy sport events. STATS is the world's leading sports data and technology company. They enhance fan engagement and maximize team performance by analyzing sports data from more than 100,000 games a year.
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closed 5/31/2016 via Reuters

Everysport Media Group AB, acquired Guldfemman AB

synopsis: Everysport Media Group AB, the fastest growing company in Sweden within the sports media and sports technology, has acquired Guldfemman AB, a fantasy sports company based in Kalmar, Sweden.
buyer: Everysport Media Group AB (XSAT:EVERY A:$11.09)
Everysport Media Group AB (ESMG) is the fastest growing company in Sweden within the sports media and sports technology. ESMG owns, operates and sells for some of the top sports websites in each sport. "
target: Guldfemman AB
Guldfemman AB is a fantasy sports company based in Kalmar, Sweden.
price ($mm)
$0.18
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closed 1/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

Sports Perfecta, Inc., acquired FanXT

synopsis: Grand Perfecta, Inc. announced that it acquired FanXT, an award-winning global fantasy sports provider. The acquisition was made through Sports Perfecta, Inc., the USA subsidiary of Grand Perfecta. FanXT owns daily, seasonal and commissioner fantasy sports products on web, mobile and Facebook platforms for sports across the world.
buyer parent: Grand Perfecta, Inc.
buyer: Sports Perfecta, Inc.
Sports Perfecta is an award-wining digital sports media company offering fantasy sports and digital media platforms to sport leagues across the world. Its digital products include fantasy sport games, web 2.0 websites, iPhone and Android mobile apps, Facebook apps as well as Smart TV apps. "
target: FanXT
FanXT is an award-winning fantasy sports provider offering daily, season-long and commissioner fantasy sports platforms for sports across the world. FanXT covers popular sports like NFL, NBA, MLB and soccer to unique sports like horse racing, sumo wrestling and Formula 1.
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closed 9/24/2015 via BusinessWire

FanDuel, acquired AlphaDraft

synopsis: FanDuel Inc., the largest one-day fantasy sports operator, announced it has acquired leading fantasy eSports platform, AlphaDraft. AlphaDraft is the premier online platform that seamlessly blends the highly popular worlds of eSports, live streaming and fantasy sports, with daily and weekly contests for cash and other real-world prizes.
buyer: FanDuel
FanDuel is the leading daily fantasy sports provider with the sole mission of making sports more exciting. FanDuel has redefined fantasy sports; offering a multitude of one-day game options for NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, and college football and basketball. "
target: AlphaDraft
Founded in 2014, AlphaDraft is the premier online platform that seamlessly blends the highly popular worlds of eSports, live streaming and fantasy sports, with daily and weekly contests for cash and other real-world prizes.
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announced 6/25/2015 via PR Newswire

Latitude 360, will acquire Major League Fantasy

synopsis: Latitude 360, Inc., the "ultimate upscale multi-dimensional entertainment eatery," has entered into a non-binding letter of intent to acquire Major League Fantasy(www.playmlf.com), a rapidly-growing player in the daily online fantasy sports industry. PlayMLF.com is a premier fantasy sports online gaming network.
buyer: Latitude 360 (OTCPK:LATX:$18.50)
Latitude 360, is an award-winning pioneer of combining premier upscale casual dining with state-of-the-art entertainment creating a "360 Experience" in its unique venues. The Company develops, constructs and operates cutting-edge Latitude 360 locations (from 50,000-70,000 sq. ft.). "
target: Major League Fantasy
MLF is headquartered in Walnut Creek, CA. MLF developed, owns and operates www.playmlf.com that launched November 2014. PlayMLF.com is a premier fantasy sports gaming network offering daily, weekly, and season long contests across all major sports categories.
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$8.50
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closed 3/13/2015 via PR Newswire

iBus Media, acquired FantasyWired.com

synopsis: iBus Media has acquired FantasyWired.com, one of the leading portals in the fantasy sports space. Launched in 2013, FantasyWired.com is a daily fantasy sports resource geared at helping new and experienced daily fantasy sports players craft their line-ups, find good values, and become winning daily fantasy sports players.
buyer: iBus Media
iBus Media publishes websites in more than 26 different languages, and employs a staff of over 50 individuals. Its premier site, PokerNews.com, is the most trusted source of content for poker players, enthusiasts and key-operators in the gambling industry. "
target: FantasyWired.com
Fantasy Wired is a one stop shop for all things fantasy sports. Fantasy Wired covers traditional fantasy sports through news, expert analysis, rankings, podcasts and forums, as well as bridging the gap between seasonal leagues and the super-intriguing daily fantasy leagues.
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announced 9/19/2014 via PR Newswire

Oceanside Capital Corp., will be merged with Guru Fantasy Reports, Inc.

synopsis: Oceanside Capital Corp. is pleased to announce that it has entered into a non-binding letter agreement with Guru Fantasy Reports, Inc. They are a established multimedia based sports information services provider focused on delivering innovative strategies, predictions and player projections to a subscribed user base.
buyer: Oceanside Capital Corp. (OCC:$0.00)
Oceanside Capital Corporation is engaged in the evaluation and exploration of mineral properties in Canada. "
target: Guru Fantasy Reports, Inc.
Guru Fantasy Reports, Inc. runs FantasyGuru.com, a subscription-based fantasy football website. Specializing in the National Football League, the site provides projections, statistical analysis, player rankings, and other tools for subscribers.
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closed 8/1/2013 via Company Press Release

Fantasy Sports Television Network, acquired RotoExperts

synopsis: Anthem Media Group announced that its Fantasy Sports Television Network (FNTSY) has acquired RotoExperts and SportsGrid. RotoExperts.com is established as one of the Fantasy Sports industry’s premier websites. SportsGrid is the site for news, videos, and smart opinions about sports as seen through the eyes of the media-addicted fan.
buyer parent: Anthem Media Group Inc
buyer: Fantasy Sports Television Network
Fantasy Sports Television Network (FNTSY) is a TV channel to be launched targeting the burgeoning fantasy sports industry. "
target: RotoExperts
RotoExperts.com is the leading independent provider of Fantasy Sports content in the industry. RotoExperts is the most widely trusted source of in-depth Fantasy content and has quickly risen to the forefront as a major provider of original and syndicated content.
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announced 4/22/2013 via PR Newswire

MGT Capital Investments, will acquire FanTD LLC

synopsis: MGT Capital Investments, Inc. announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, MGT Sports, Inc., has reached an agreement to acquire a controlling interest in FanTD LLC. On its website, www.fanthrowdown.com, FanTD hosts a socially interactive destination where users can participate in free or real money daily fantasy sports contests.
buyer: MGT Capital Investments (AMEX:MGT:$0.10)
MGT Capital Investments, Inc. (MGT) and its subsidiaries are engaged in the business of acquiring, developing and monetizing intellectual property rights. "
target: FanTD LLC
FanTD LLC owns and operates FanThrowdown.com, one of the leading daily fantasy sports websites. Launched in 2012, FanThrowdown.com offers daily fantasy gameplay for the NFL, MLB, NCAA (basketball & football), NHL and NBA.
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closed 8/22/2012 via BNC Analysis

Zacharias Enterprises, acquired Fansaloon.com

synopsis: Zacharias Enterprises acquired an ownership interest in Fansaloon.com - a leader in the up and coming industry of daily fantasy sports money leagues.
buyer: Zacharias Enterprises
Zacharias Enterprises specializes in the development of lasting, cloud based, income-generating assets for many different types of businesses and industries. "
target: Fansaloon.com
Fansaloon.com is a Fantasy Sports website dedicated to providing daily fantasy sports leagues for cash prizes. This is the exciting new way to play fantasy sports. Unlike full season fantasy sports leagues, results are based on the games being played the day of your league.
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closed 8/16/2012 via Market Wire

Global Gaming Network, Inc., merged with AmpedFantasy

synopsis: Global Gaming Network, Inc. announced it has acquired AmpedFantasy, an online sports business which allows users an opportunity to legally wager on players that participate in domestic and international sporting events.
buyer: Global Gaming Network, Inc. (GBGM:$0.00)
Global Gaming Network, Inc. is a developer, distributor and aggregator of digital entertainment and sports information for online and mobile platforms. The company is based in Los Angeles, California. "
target: AmpedFantasy
Amped Fantasy is a website designed to test fantasy sports knowledge. They offer a variety of team structures that allows registered users to construct their optimal fantasy team. Once a team is constructed users can compete against other users in daily and weekly fantasy matches.
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$0.06
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closed 8/9/2012 via BNC Analysis

FullTime Fantasy Sports, LLC, acquired FFToolbox LLC

synopsis: FullTime Fantasy Sports, LLC has acquired FFToolbox.com, a leading fantasy information website started by Jeff and Becky Christiansen. FFToolbox LLC provides free fantasy sports information and also cover the NFL draft, fantasy baseball, NASCAR, college football, CFL, and PGA golf.
buyer: FullTime Fantasy Sports, LLC
FullTime Fantasy Sports is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. FullTime Fantasy Sports operates FFToolbox.com and stages fantasy football league drafts live in Las Vegas and online at FullTimefantasy.com. League entry fees vary but range from $100 to the $20,000 Top Gun league. "
target: FFToolbox LLC
Based in Wisconsin, FFToolbox LLC began providing free fantasy sports information in 1997. Initially only covering fantasy football, it has expanded to cover the NFL draft, fantasy baseball, NASCAR, college football, CFL, and PGA golf.
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closed 6/1/2009 via PR Newswire

Cicero Resources Corp., merged with Intelimax Media, Inc.

synopsis: Intelimax Media Inc. is pleased to announce the completion of a merger with Cicero Resources Corp., a company quoted on the OTC Bulletin Board. The resulting company is named Intelimax Media Inc. and will be engaged in the business of Internet media, content, advertising, publishing and software development.
buyer: Cicero Resources Corp.
Cicero Resources Corp. is an exploration-stage company. On January 30, 2008, the Company entered into an option agreement with Multi Metal Mining Corp. to purchase a gold prospect property in Nevada. As of January 30, 2009, due to a lack of funding, the agreement was terminated. "
target: Intelimax Media, Inc. (TSXV:DTS:$0.00)
Intelimax Media Inc. is an Internet services company focusing on online games, web content and advertising. Using its proprietary gaming and PPC listing platforms, Intelimax has released its own web properties and social network applications.
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closed 1/24/2012 via PR Newswire

USA TODAY Sports Media Group, acquired Fantasy Sports Ventures, Inc.

synopsis: The USA TODAY Sports Media Group announced that it has completed its acquisition of Fantasy Sports Ventures (FSV) and Big Lead Sports, the largest independent digital sports property in North America. The FSV and Big Lead Sports property provide distinct and independent coverage of every major sport.
buyer parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
buyer: USA TODAY Sports Media Group
The USA TODAY Sports Media Group, created in January 2011, encompasses all sports initiatives across USA TODAY, as well as Gannett Co. Inc.'s 81 community newspaper properties, 23 broadcast television stations, HighSchoolSports.net and BNQT.com. "
target: Fantasy Sports Ventures, Inc.
Fantasy Sports Ventures, Inc. (FSV) owns and operates Big Lead Sports by FSV, a leading web property with coverage across all major sports. FSV develops custom digital marketing programs for leading national advertisers such as Sprint, Coors, Coke, and McDonald's.
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announced 2/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

Spotify Ltd, will acquire The Ringer

synopsis: Spotify is to acquire The Ringer, a sports and pop culture website and podcast network, founded in 2016. The flagship podcast, the Bill Simmons Podcast, is an interview show hosted by Simmons, featuring other Ringer writers and podcast hosts as well as athletes, filmmakers, comedians, and pop culture figures.
buyer: Spotify Ltd (SPOT:$7,317.18)
Spotify is a commercial music streaming service that provides digital content from a range of record labels and artists. Users can browse through the interface by artist, album, genre, playlist, record label, and direct searches. "
target: The Ringer
The Ringer is a sports and pop culture website and podcast network, founded in 2016. The flagship podcast, the Bill Simmons Podcast, is an interview show hosted by Simmons, featuring other Ringer writers and podcast hosts as well as athletes, filmmakers, comedians, and pop culture figures.
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closed 7/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Yankee Publishing, Inc., acquired Family Tree Magazine

synopsis: Yankee Publishing Inc., the publisher of Yankee, The Old Farmer’s Almanac, and New Hampshire magazine has acquired Family Tree magazine from F+W Media. Family Tree—with its print magazine, website, online classes, and conferences, and web store—serves a passionate audience of genealogy enthusiasts.
buyer: Yankee Publishing, Inc.
Yankee Publishing Inc. (YPI) is an independent publisher of magazines, websites, books, calendars, and other periodicals including Yankee: New England’s Magazine. YPI also owns the nation’s oldest continuously produced periodical, The Old Farmer’s Almanac, and subsidiary McLean Communications. "
target parent: Tinicum Capital Partners LP
target: Family Tree Magazine
Family Tree Magazine is for those who want to discover, preserve, and celebrate their roots. It covers all areas of potential interest to family history enthusiasts, reaching beyond strict genealogy research to include ethnic heritage, DNA testing, record finding, organizational tips, and more.
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announced 6/19/2019 via Company Press Release

American Astronomical Society, will acquire Sky & Telescope

synopsis: The American Astronomical Society (AAS) has agreed to acquire Sky & Telescope (S&T) magazine and its related business assets, including the skyandtelescope.comwebsite, SkyWatch annual, digital editions, astronomy-themed tours, and S&T-branded books, sky atlases, globes, apps, and other stargazing products.
buyer: American Astronomical Society
The American Astronomical Society (AAS), established 1899, is the major organization of professional astronomers in North America. The mission of the American Astronomical Society is to enhance and share humanity's scientific understanding of the universe. "
target parent: Tinicum Capital Partners LP
target: Sky & Telescope
Sky & Telescope provide the world's leading compendium of information about the science and hobby of astronomy. Their magazine appeals to the full spectrum of astronomy practitioners, from the novice, to the devoted amateur, to the professional desiring to keep up with this dynamic field.
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$1.22
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announced 6/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Active Interest Media, Inc., will purchase Magazine Assets from F+W Media, Inc.

synopsis: Special interest magazine publisher F+W Media is selling magazine assets as part of chapter 11 filings to Cruz Bay Publishing, Inc., a subsidiary of Active Interest Media. The deal includes various magazine assets including Family Tree, Writing, Woodworking, Horticulture and Collectibles.
buyer parent: Wind Point Partners
buyer: Active Interest Media, Inc.
One of the world’s largest enthusiast media companies, Active Interest Media produces leading consumer and trade events, websites, magazines, and films and TV shows that reach 40 million readers, fans, and attendees in 85 countries. "
seller parent: Tinicum Capital Partners LP
seller: F+W Media, Inc.
The deal includes various magazine assets from F+W Media including Family Tree, Writing, Woodworking, Horticulture and Collectibles. F+W Media is a community-focused, content creator and marketer of products and services for enthusiasts.
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announced 6/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Macanta Investments, will purchase Artist’s Network and Crafts Community from F+W Media, Inc.

synopsis: Special interest magazine publisher F+W Media is selling its crafting, knitting, sewing and various arts and crafts magazine assets as part of chapter 11 filings to Macanta Investments LLC, a private investment partnership based in New York.
buyer: Macanta Investments
Macanta Investments LLC is a private investment partnership based in New York. It is the primary investment vehicle for Terence M. (Terry) O’Toole and his family. "
seller parent: Tinicum Capital Partners LP
seller: F+W Media, Inc.
The deal includes the sale of various magazine assets related to crafting, knitting, sewing and various arts and crafts owned by F+W Media. F+W Media is a community-focused, content creator and marketer of products and services for enthusiasts.
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$0.68
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announced 6/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Rucks Media LLC, will purchase Outdoors Community from F+W Media, Inc.

synopsis: Special interest magazine publisher F+W Media is selling their Outdoors Community magazine assets to Rucks Media LLC as part of chapter 11 filings. Rucks Media LLC is a holding company led by Brad Rucks, who has been the publisher for Deer & Deer Hunting magazine for many years.
buyer: Rucks Media LLC
Rucks Media LLC is a holding company led by Brad Rucks, who has been the publisher for Deer & Deer Hunting magazine for many years. "
seller parent: Tinicum Capital Partners LP
seller: F+W Media, Inc.
F+W Media is a community-focused, content creator and marketer of products and services for enthusiasts. F+W offers a diversified portfolio of books, e-books, magazines, industry-leading events, e-commerce stores, online education programs, DVD and video instruction, television programs, & more.
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$0.58
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announced 6/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Penguin Random House, will purchase Book Publishing Assets from F+W Media, Inc.

synopsis: Penguin Random House is acquiring the book publishing assets of F+W Media, which include the Writer’s Digest catalog. The book publishing assets of F+W Media include a wide variety of illustrated non-fiction books in art instruction, crafts, writing, genealogy, antiques and collectibles, woodworking, and the outdoors.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
buyer: Penguin Random House
Penguin Random House is an American multinational conglomerate publishing company formed in 2013 from the merger of Random House and Penguin Group. Penguin Random House is the world's largest English language trade publisher, bringing people the best in fiction, nonfiction, and children's books. "
seller parent: Tinicum Capital Partners LP
seller: F+W Media, Inc.
The book publishing assets of F+W Media include a wide variety of illustrated non-fiction books in art instruction, crafts, writing, genealogy, antiques and collectibles, woodworking, and the outdoors. F+W Media is a media and e-commerce company headquartered in New York City.
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$3.00
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$22
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closed 11/2/2018 via PR Newswire

Hoffman Media, LLC, acquired The Martha Pullen Company

synopsis: Hoffman Media, a privately held, leading special-interest publisher, announced it has acquired Martha Pullen Company and its catalog of books, patterns, teacher curriculums, in-person and online education events and Internet Embroidery Club, from F+W, a media and e-commerce company.
buyer: Hoffman Media, LLC
Hoffman Media, LLC (HM) is a privately held, leading special-interest publisher based in Birmingham, Ala. The company specializes in publications targeted to the women’s market and the large base of advertisers who seek a print, online and interactive medium to reach this attractive demographic. "
target parent: Tinicum Capital Partners LP
target: The Martha Pullen Company
Martha Pullen Company imports and sells fabric, laces and machine embroidery CDs--wholesale and retail. It publishes books and patterns for sewing and related arts. MPC is primarily in the sewing, embroidery and related arts business with extensive educational events to teach these arts.
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announced 11/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

Simon & Schuster, Inc., will acquire Adams Media

synopsis: Simon & Schuster will acquire Adams Media, a nonfiction-focused publisher based in Avon, Mass., from F+W Media. Adams Media publishes books on a broad range of non-fiction topics including business, careers, cooking, exam prep, health, history, hobbies, home improvement and much more.
buyer parent: CBS Corporation
buyer: Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Simon & Schuster, Inc. is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, providing consumers worldwide with a diverse range of quality books and multimedia products across a wide variety of genres and formats. "
target parent: Tinicum Capital Partners LP
target: Adams Media
Adams Media Corporation is one of the leading independent book publishers based in the United States, publishing approximately 200 new titles per year. Adams Media publishes books in a broad variety of non-fiction categories including careers, business, personal finance, self-help, and technology.
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closed 10/2/2015 via PR Newswire

Penton, acquired World Tea Expo

synopsis: Penton announced that it has acquired World Tea Expo, the leading event and digital information company dedicated to the global tea industry. World Tea Expo serves the growing North American specialty multi-billion dollar tea market.
buyer parent: Wasserstein & Co., LP
buyer: Penton
Penton is an information services company that empowers nearly 20 million business decision makers in markets that drive more than 12 trillion dollars in purchases each year. Its products inform with rich industry insights and workflow tools; engage through dynamic events, education and networking. "
target parent: Tinicum Capital Partners LP
target: World Tea Expo
World Tea Media produces the annual World Tea Expo, the leading tradeshow and conference focused 100% on premium teas and related products. Blending fresh ideas, the latest trends and new distribution channels with three days of focused buying, selling and education.
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closed 5/5/2014 via BNC Analysis

Tinicum Capital Partners LP, acquired F+W Media, Inc.

synopsis: F+W has sold a majority stake to Tinicum L.P. F+W Media is a community-focused, content creator and marketer of products and services for enthusiasts. F+W offers a diversified portfolio of books, e-books, magazines, industry-leading events, e-commerce stores, online education programs, DVD and video instruction, television programs, & more.
buyer: Tinicum Capital Partners LP
Tinicum Incorporated is a private investment firm with more than 25 years of experience investing in private and public companies. They acquire companies in private transactions or restructurings and also makes minority investments in public and private companies. "
target: F+W Media, Inc.
F+W Media is a community-focused, content creator and marketer of products and services for enthusiasts. F+W offers a diversified portfolio of books, e-books, magazines, industry-leading events, e-commerce stores, online education programs, DVD and video instruction, television programs, & more.
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closed 1/17/2014 via PR Newswire

F+W Media, Inc., acquired New Track Media

synopsis: F+W Media, Inc. announced the acquisition of New Track Media. New Track Media, LLC is a media company that engages in the fields of publishing, digital media, broadcasting, video, licensing, merchandising, e-commerce, and events.
buyer: F+W Media, Inc.
F+W Media is a community-focused, content creator and marketer of products and services for enthusiasts. F+W offers a diversified portfolio of books, e-books, magazines, industry-leading events, e-commerce stores, online education programs, DVD and video instruction, television programs, & more. "
target parent: BV Investment Partners
target: New Track Media
New Track Media, LLC is a media company that engages in the fields of publishing, digital media, broadcasting, video, licensing, merchandising, e-commerce, and events.
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announced 4/17/2013 via BNC Analysis

F+W Media, Inc., will acquire LoveSewing.com

synopsis: F+W Media, Inc. announced the Company will acquire a sewing vertical with retail locations in New York City and Toronto and a thriving online education portal. The Sewing Studio and www.LoveSewing.com will join the F+W portfolio effective May 1st further solidifying the Company’s role as the leader in craft and sewing media and education.
buyer: F+W Media, Inc.
F+W Media is a community-focused, content creator and marketer of products and services for enthusiasts. F+W offers a diversified portfolio of books, e-books, magazines, industry-leading events, e-commerce stores, online education programs, DVD and video instruction, television programs, & more. "
target: LoveSewing.com
LoveSewing was founded in 2004 by magazine editor Denise Wild. LoveSewing is now North America’s leader for sewing classes, and has expanded online with free sewing video tutorials as well as LoveSewing magazine, the only sewing magazine that focuses on fashion and style.
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closed 7/31/2012 via Folio: First Day

F+W Media, Inc., acquired Aspire Media, LLC

synopsis: F+W has purchased Aspire Media, a Loveland, Colorado-based enthusiast publisher serving the craft market and backed by private equity firms Frontenac Company and Catalyst Investors. Aspire Media was formed in 2005 with the acquisition of Interweave and is headed by CEO Clay Hall.
buyer: F+W Media, Inc.
F+W Media, Inc. publishes and markets magazines, titles, and books. It also provides content, educational programs, competitions, conferences, and operates interactive portal sites. It strives to offer the most complete – online and offline – customer experience for enthusiasts. "
target parent: Frontenac Company LLC
target: Aspire Media, LLC
Aspire Media is the parent company of INTERWEAVE, the nation’s leading multiplatform art and craft enthusiast media companies. INTERWEAVE produces magazines, books, online businesses, television programming, video workshops, and consumer events for crafters and artists.
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closed 2/16/2012 via BNC Analysis

F+W Media, Inc., acquired The Martha Pullen Company

synopsis: F+W Media, Inc. has announced the acquisition of The Martha Pullen Company, a leading ecommerce provider, event producer, and content company in the sewing and craft category. In addition to the Martha Pullen Company's media portfolio, the acquisition included its fulfillment operations and extensive sewing and craft inventory.
buyer: F+W Media, Inc.
F+W Media, Inc. publishes and markets magazines, titles, and books. It also provides content, educational programs, competitions, conferences, and operates interactive portal sites. It strives to offer the most complete – online and offline – customer experience for enthusiasts. "
target parent: Hoffman Media, LLC
target: The Martha Pullen Company
Martha Pullen Company imports and sells fabric, laces and machine embroidery CDs--wholesale and retail. It publishes books and patterns for sewing and related arts. MPC is primarily in the sewing, embroidery and related arts business with extensive educational events to teach these arts.
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closed 1/4/2012 via Company Press Release

F+W Media, Inc., acquired World Tea Media

synopsis: World Tea Media, dedicated to providing business solutions for the global tea industry, announced that it was acquired by F+W Media, Inc. a community-focused, content creator and marketer of products and services for professionals and enthusiasts.
buyer: F+W Media, Inc.
F+W Media, Inc. publishes and markets magazines, titles, and books. It also provides content, educational programs, competitions, conferences, and operates interactive portal sites. It strives to offer the most complete – online and offline – customer experience for enthusiasts. "
target: World Tea Media
Headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, World Tea Media is an integrated media company dedicated to providing business solutions to the global tea industry. Its events include the annual World Tea Expo and World Tea East.
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closed 7/18/2011 via Company Press Release

F+W Media, Inc., acquired The Writers Store

synopsis: F+W Media, Inc. announced the acquisition of The Writers Store, the largest reseller of third-party writing and filmmaking tools worldwide. The Burbank-based company also develops content, courses, services, and specialty software, and hosts four popular websites and an active 13,000+ and growing Facebook community.
buyer: F+W Media, Inc.
F+W Media, Inc. publishes and markets magazines, titles, and books. It also provides content, educational programs, competitions, conferences, and operates interactive portal sites. It strives to offer the most complete – online and offline – customer experience for enthusiasts. "
target: The Writers Store
The Writers Store® is an independent company catering to both professional and aspiring writers. With a specialization in story development, script formatting, and production software, WritersStore.com was one of the first sites devoted to writing and filmmaking.
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closed 8/19/2009 via PR Newswire

Fanball Interactive, LLC, purchased Fantasy Sports Properties from F&W Publications, Inc.

synopsis: Fanball, the premier provider of online fantasy sports contests, content, strategy and insight, announced the acquisition of the fantasy sports properties from F+W Media, Inc. -- including the National Fantasy Football Championship and National Fantasy Baseball Championship.
buyer parent: Liberty Media Corporation
buyer: Fanball Interactive, LLC
Fanball (Fanball.com) is one of the leading providers of fantasy sports products and services in North America and has operated fantasy sports games since 1992. "
seller parent: ABRY Partners
seller: F&W Publications, Inc.
F+W is a publisher of special interest magazines and books in a broad variety of consumer enthusiast categories. The Company also operates book clubs, conferences, trade shows, websites and education programs, focused on the same consumer hobbies and enthusiast subject areas.
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closed 1/8/2009 via BNC Analysis

Active Interest Media, purchased Log and Timber Group from F+W Media, Inc.

synopsis: Active Interest Media and F+W Media said the companies exchanged several art and log and timber home magazine properties without any cash consideration. AIM will acquire F+W’s log and timber group, Home Buyer Publications, which includes Country’s Best Log Homes, Log Homes Illustrated, Custom Wood Homes and Timber Illustrated magazines.
buyer parent: Wind Point Partners
buyer: Active Interest Media
Active Interest Media is a consumer enthusiast media company that serves a base of loyal constituents through print, event and online products that connect consumers with their passions. AIM operates in four distinct vertical segments; Healthy Living, Marine, Homebuyer, and Western Art and Living. "
seller parent: ABRY Partners
seller: F+W Media, Inc.
F+W is a publisher of special interest magazines and books in a broad variety of consumer enthusiast categories. The Company also operates book clubs, conferences, trade shows, websites and education programs, focused on the same consumer hobbies and enthusiast subject areas.
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closed 1/8/2009 via BNC Analysis

F&W Publications, Inc., purchased Art Magazine Properties from Active Interest Media

synopsis: Active Interest Media and F+W Media said the companies exchanged several art and log and timber home magazine properties without any cash consideration. F+W will acquire AIM’s Southwest Art, The Collector’s Guide and their respective online properties.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners
buyer: F&W Publications, Inc.
F+W is a publisher of special interest magazines and books in a broad variety of consumer enthusiast categories. The Company also operates book clubs, conferences, trade shows, websites and education programs, focused on the same consumer hobbies and enthusiast subject areas. "
seller parent: Wind Point Partners
seller: Active Interest Media
Active Interest Media is a consumer enthusiast media company that serves a base of loyal constituents through print, event and online products that connect consumers with their passions. AIM operates in four distinct vertical segments; Healthy Living, Marine, Homebuyer, and Western Art and Living.
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closed 6/20/2005 via BNC Analysis

ABRY Partners, acquired F&W Publications, Inc.

synopsis: Boston-based ABRY Partners, a media-focused private equity investment firm, has signed an agreement to acquire Cincinnati-based F+W Publications , a deal worth $500 million, which is 10 times EBITDA or 2 times revenue, according to Adam Gross, Vice President of Marketing and Communications, New York-based The Jordan, Edmiston Group.
buyer: ABRY Partners
ABRY Partners is one of the most experienced and successful media-focused private equity investment firms in North America. Since 1989, ABRY has completed over $7.0 billion of leveraged transactions and other private equity investments, representing investments in more than 450 media properties. "
target: F&W Publications, Inc.
F+W is a publisher of special interest magazines and books in a broad variety of consumer enthusiast categories. The Company also operates book clubs, conferences, trade shows, websites and education programs, focused on the same consumer hobbies and enthusiast subject areas.
price ($mm)
$500
rev ($mm)
$250
EBITDA ($mm)
$50
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
10.0x
closed 8/19/2009 via PR Newswire

Fanball Interactive, LLC, purchased Fantasy Sports Properties from F&W Publications, Inc.

synopsis: Fanball, the premier provider of online fantasy sports contests, content, strategy and insight, announced the acquisition of the fantasy sports properties from F+W Media, Inc. -- including the National Fantasy Football Championship and National Fantasy Baseball Championship.
buyer parent: Liberty Media Corporation
buyer: Fanball Interactive, LLC
Fanball (Fanball.com) is one of the leading providers of fantasy sports products and services in North America and has operated fantasy sports games since 1992. "
seller parent: ABRY Partners
seller: F&W Publications, Inc.
F+W is a publisher of special interest magazines and books in a broad variety of consumer enthusiast categories. The Company also operates book clubs, conferences, trade shows, websites and education programs, focused on the same consumer hobbies and enthusiast subject areas.
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closed 8/19/2009 via PR Newswire

Fanball Interactive, LLC, purchased Fantasy Sports Properties from F&W Publications, Inc.

synopsis: Fanball, the premier provider of online fantasy sports contests, content, strategy and insight, announced the acquisition of the fantasy sports properties from F+W Media, Inc. -- including the National Fantasy Football Championship and National Fantasy Baseball Championship.
buyer parent: Liberty Media Corporation
buyer: Fanball Interactive, LLC
Fanball (Fanball.com) is one of the leading providers of fantasy sports products and services in North America and has operated fantasy sports games since 1992. "
seller parent: ABRY Partners
seller: F&W Publications, Inc.
F+W is a publisher of special interest magazines and books in a broad variety of consumer enthusiast categories. The Company also operates book clubs, conferences, trade shows, websites and education programs, focused on the same consumer hobbies and enthusiast subject areas.
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closed 10/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

FanCode, acquired FanDuniya

synopsis: FanCode, a multi-sport aggregator platform in India, has acquired FanDuniya, an online platform in India focused on fantasy cricket. FanDuniya provides fantasy cricket players with the widest news coverage, statistical tools and AI-driven models to help them make informed decisions.
buyer parent: Dream Sports
buyer: FanCode
FanCode is a multi-sport aggregator platform in India. FanCode is focused on long-tail sports content and contextual commerce. The platform offers a personalized, curated sports experience across live streaming, news, live match scores, in-depth match analysis, fantasy sports statistics, and more. "
target: FanDuniya
FanDuniya is an online platform in India focused on fantasy cricket. FanDuniya provides fantasy cricket players with the widest news coverage, statistical tools and AI-driven models to help them make informed decisions. They aim to provide their users with knowledge and advise they need to win.
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closed 12/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Dynasty League Football, acquired FFStatistics

synopsis: Dynasty League Football, the industry leading source for Dynasty Fantasy Football news, and analysis, has acquired FFStatistics, the premier source for Fantasy Football data, visualizations and tools. FFStatistics offers premium articles that cover redraft, dynasty, best-ball, and DFS from some of the best writers in the fantasy football industry.
buyer: Dynasty League Football
Dynasty League Football (DLF) is the industry leading source for Dynasty Fantasy Football news, and analysis. DLF provides in-depth year-round coverage to fantasy football enthusiasts who prefer the heightened challenge offered by the dynasty format of fantasy football. "
target: FFStatistics
FFStatistics is the premier source for Fantasy Football data, visualizations and tools. FFStatistics offers premium articles that cover redraft, dynasty, best-ball, and DFS from some of the best writers in the fantasy football industry.
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closed 5/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

FanDuel merged with Paddy Power Betfair plc,

synopsis: Paddy Power Betfair, one of the leading sports betting and gaming groups in the world, has closed its purchase of FanDuel, a daily fantasy sports company. FanDuel has redefined fantasy sports; offering a multitude of one-day game options for NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, and college football and basketball.
buyer: Paddy Power Betfair plc (ISE:PPB:$2,473.21)
Paddy Power Betfair plc is one of the leading sports betting and gaming groups in the world. The business was formed from the February 2016 merger of Paddy Power plc and Betfair Group plc and has four divisions. "
target: FanDuel
FanDuel is the leading daily fantasy sports provider with the sole mission of making sports more exciting. FanDuel has redefined fantasy sports; offering a multitude of one-day game options for NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, and college football and basketball.
price ($mm)
$158
rev ($mm)
$124
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EV / rev
1.3x
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closed 5/31/2017 via PR Newswire

Boom Fantasy, Inc., acquired DraftPot, LLC

synopsis: Boom Fantasy, the fast-rising new competitor in fantasy sports, has acquired the primary assets of market competitor Draftpot. Draftpot is an innovative daily fantasy sports platform whose mission is to provide the most user-friendly fantasy sports experience on the web.
buyer: Boom Fantasy, Inc.
Boom Fantasy is the world’s No. 1 fantasy sports destination designed for real sport fans. Founded in Palo Alto and now headquartered in New York City, Boom Fantasy is a sports technology company that uses mobile and gaming to increase fan engagement. "
target: DraftPot, LLC
Draftpot is an innovative daily fantasy sports platform whose mission is to provide the most user-friendly fantasy sports experience on the web. Users can fill out fantasy lineups, enter contests, and win real prize money all in one day with immediate cash payouts.
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closed 11/21/2016 via PR Newswire

SportsHub Technologies, purchased NFC Assets from STATS, Inc.

synopsis: SportsHub Technologies announced the purchase of the assets of the National Fantasy Championship (NFC), from STATS, the world's leading sports data and technology company. The NFC runs the world's largest high-stakes events including the National Fantasy Football Championship and National Fantasy Basketball Championship.
buyer: SportsHub Technologies
Founded in 2015 by a team of veteran fantasy sports industry insiders, SportsHub Technologies owns and operates real money gaming sites and is on a mission to level the playing field for daily fantasy sports fans. "
seller parent: Vista Equity Partners
seller: STATS, Inc.
The National Fantasy Championship (NFC) runs the world's largest high-stakes fantasy sport events. STATS is the world's leading sports data and technology company. They enhance fan engagement and maximize team performance by analyzing sports data from more than 100,000 games a year.
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closed 5/31/2016 via Reuters

Everysport Media Group AB, acquired Guldfemman AB

synopsis: Everysport Media Group AB, the fastest growing company in Sweden within the sports media and sports technology, has acquired Guldfemman AB, a fantasy sports company based in Kalmar, Sweden.
buyer: Everysport Media Group AB (XSAT:EVERY A:$11.09)
Everysport Media Group AB (ESMG) is the fastest growing company in Sweden within the sports media and sports technology. ESMG owns, operates and sells for some of the top sports websites in each sport. "
target: Guldfemman AB
Guldfemman AB is a fantasy sports company based in Kalmar, Sweden.
price ($mm)
$0.18
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$0
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EV / rev
1.6x
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closed 1/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

Sports Perfecta, Inc., acquired FanXT

synopsis: Grand Perfecta, Inc. announced that it acquired FanXT, an award-winning global fantasy sports provider. The acquisition was made through Sports Perfecta, Inc., the USA subsidiary of Grand Perfecta. FanXT owns daily, seasonal and commissioner fantasy sports products on web, mobile and Facebook platforms for sports across the world.
buyer parent: Grand Perfecta, Inc.
buyer: Sports Perfecta, Inc.
Sports Perfecta is an award-wining digital sports media company offering fantasy sports and digital media platforms to sport leagues across the world. Its digital products include fantasy sport games, web 2.0 websites, iPhone and Android mobile apps, Facebook apps as well as Smart TV apps. "
target: FanXT
FanXT is an award-winning fantasy sports provider offering daily, season-long and commissioner fantasy sports platforms for sports across the world. FanXT covers popular sports like NFL, NBA, MLB and soccer to unique sports like horse racing, sumo wrestling and Formula 1.
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closed 9/24/2015 via BusinessWire

FanDuel, acquired AlphaDraft

synopsis: FanDuel Inc., the largest one-day fantasy sports operator, announced it has acquired leading fantasy eSports platform, AlphaDraft. AlphaDraft is the premier online platform that seamlessly blends the highly popular worlds of eSports, live streaming and fantasy sports, with daily and weekly contests for cash and other real-world prizes.
buyer: FanDuel
FanDuel is the leading daily fantasy sports provider with the sole mission of making sports more exciting. FanDuel has redefined fantasy sports; offering a multitude of one-day game options for NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, and college football and basketball. "
target: AlphaDraft
Founded in 2014, AlphaDraft is the premier online platform that seamlessly blends the highly popular worlds of eSports, live streaming and fantasy sports, with daily and weekly contests for cash and other real-world prizes.
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announced 6/25/2015 via PR Newswire

Latitude 360, will acquire Major League Fantasy

synopsis: Latitude 360, Inc., the "ultimate upscale multi-dimensional entertainment eatery," has entered into a non-binding letter of intent to acquire Major League Fantasy(www.playmlf.com), a rapidly-growing player in the daily online fantasy sports industry. PlayMLF.com is a premier fantasy sports online gaming network.
buyer: Latitude 360 (OTCPK:LATX:$18.50)
Latitude 360, is an award-winning pioneer of combining premier upscale casual dining with state-of-the-art entertainment creating a "360 Experience" in its unique venues. The Company develops, constructs and operates cutting-edge Latitude 360 locations (from 50,000-70,000 sq. ft.). "
target: Major League Fantasy
MLF is headquartered in Walnut Creek, CA. MLF developed, owns and operates www.playmlf.com that launched November 2014. PlayMLF.com is a premier fantasy sports gaming network offering daily, weekly, and season long contests across all major sports categories.
price ($mm)
$8.50
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closed 3/13/2015 via PR Newswire

iBus Media, acquired FantasyWired.com

synopsis: iBus Media has acquired FantasyWired.com, one of the leading portals in the fantasy sports space. Launched in 2013, FantasyWired.com is a daily fantasy sports resource geared at helping new and experienced daily fantasy sports players craft their line-ups, find good values, and become winning daily fantasy sports players.
buyer: iBus Media
iBus Media publishes websites in more than 26 different languages, and employs a staff of over 50 individuals. Its premier site, PokerNews.com, is the most trusted source of content for poker players, enthusiasts and key-operators in the gambling industry. "
target: FantasyWired.com
Fantasy Wired is a one stop shop for all things fantasy sports. Fantasy Wired covers traditional fantasy sports through news, expert analysis, rankings, podcasts and forums, as well as bridging the gap between seasonal leagues and the super-intriguing daily fantasy leagues.
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announced 9/19/2014 via PR Newswire

Oceanside Capital Corp., will be merged with Guru Fantasy Reports, Inc.

synopsis: Oceanside Capital Corp. is pleased to announce that it has entered into a non-binding letter agreement with Guru Fantasy Reports, Inc. They are a established multimedia based sports information services provider focused on delivering innovative strategies, predictions and player projections to a subscribed user base.
buyer: Oceanside Capital Corp. (OCC:$0.00)
Oceanside Capital Corporation is engaged in the evaluation and exploration of mineral properties in Canada. "
target: Guru Fantasy Reports, Inc.
Guru Fantasy Reports, Inc. runs FantasyGuru.com, a subscription-based fantasy football website. Specializing in the National Football League, the site provides projections, statistical analysis, player rankings, and other tools for subscribers.
price ($mm)
$3.00
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closed 8/1/2013 via Company Press Release

Fantasy Sports Television Network, acquired RotoExperts

synopsis: Anthem Media Group announced that its Fantasy Sports Television Network (FNTSY) has acquired RotoExperts and SportsGrid. RotoExperts.com is established as one of the Fantasy Sports industry’s premier websites. SportsGrid is the site for news, videos, and smart opinions about sports as seen through the eyes of the media-addicted fan.
buyer parent: Anthem Media Group Inc
buyer: Fantasy Sports Television Network
Fantasy Sports Television Network (FNTSY) is a TV channel to be launched targeting the burgeoning fantasy sports industry. "
target: RotoExperts
RotoExperts.com is the leading independent provider of Fantasy Sports content in the industry. RotoExperts is the most widely trusted source of in-depth Fantasy content and has quickly risen to the forefront as a major provider of original and syndicated content.
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announced 4/22/2013 via PR Newswire

MGT Capital Investments, will acquire FanTD LLC

synopsis: MGT Capital Investments, Inc. announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, MGT Sports, Inc., has reached an agreement to acquire a controlling interest in FanTD LLC. On its website, www.fanthrowdown.com, FanTD hosts a socially interactive destination where users can participate in free or real money daily fantasy sports contests.
buyer: MGT Capital Investments (AMEX:MGT:$0.10)
MGT Capital Investments, Inc. (MGT) and its subsidiaries are engaged in the business of acquiring, developing and monetizing intellectual property rights. "
target: FanTD LLC
FanTD LLC owns and operates FanThrowdown.com, one of the leading daily fantasy sports websites. Launched in 2012, FanThrowdown.com offers daily fantasy gameplay for the NFL, MLB, NCAA (basketball & football), NHL and NBA.
price ($mm)
$2.55*
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closed 8/22/2012 via BNC Analysis

Zacharias Enterprises, acquired Fansaloon.com

synopsis: Zacharias Enterprises acquired an ownership interest in Fansaloon.com - a leader in the up and coming industry of daily fantasy sports money leagues.
buyer: Zacharias Enterprises
Zacharias Enterprises specializes in the development of lasting, cloud based, income-generating assets for many different types of businesses and industries. "
target: Fansaloon.com
Fansaloon.com is a Fantasy Sports website dedicated to providing daily fantasy sports leagues for cash prizes. This is the exciting new way to play fantasy sports. Unlike full season fantasy sports leagues, results are based on the games being played the day of your league.
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closed 8/16/2012 via Market Wire

Global Gaming Network, Inc., merged with AmpedFantasy

synopsis: Global Gaming Network, Inc. announced it has acquired AmpedFantasy, an online sports business which allows users an opportunity to legally wager on players that participate in domestic and international sporting events.
buyer: Global Gaming Network, Inc. (GBGM:$0.00)
Global Gaming Network, Inc. is a developer, distributor and aggregator of digital entertainment and sports information for online and mobile platforms. The company is based in Los Angeles, California. "
target: AmpedFantasy
Amped Fantasy is a website designed to test fantasy sports knowledge. They offer a variety of team structures that allows registered users to construct their optimal fantasy team. Once a team is constructed users can compete against other users in daily and weekly fantasy matches.
price ($mm)
$0.06
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closed 8/9/2012 via BNC Analysis

FullTime Fantasy Sports, LLC, acquired FFToolbox LLC

synopsis: FullTime Fantasy Sports, LLC has acquired FFToolbox.com, a leading fantasy information website started by Jeff and Becky Christiansen. FFToolbox LLC provides free fantasy sports information and also cover the NFL draft, fantasy baseball, NASCAR, college football, CFL, and PGA golf.
buyer: FullTime Fantasy Sports, LLC
FullTime Fantasy Sports is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. FullTime Fantasy Sports operates FFToolbox.com and stages fantasy football league drafts live in Las Vegas and online at FullTimefantasy.com. League entry fees vary but range from $100 to the $20,000 Top Gun league. "
target: FFToolbox LLC
Based in Wisconsin, FFToolbox LLC began providing free fantasy sports information in 1997. Initially only covering fantasy football, it has expanded to cover the NFL draft, fantasy baseball, NASCAR, college football, CFL, and PGA golf.
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closed 6/1/2009 via PR Newswire

Cicero Resources Corp., merged with Intelimax Media, Inc.

synopsis: Intelimax Media Inc. is pleased to announce the completion of a merger with Cicero Resources Corp., a company quoted on the OTC Bulletin Board. The resulting company is named Intelimax Media Inc. and will be engaged in the business of Internet media, content, advertising, publishing and software development.
buyer: Cicero Resources Corp.
Cicero Resources Corp. is an exploration-stage company. On January 30, 2008, the Company entered into an option agreement with Multi Metal Mining Corp. to purchase a gold prospect property in Nevada. As of January 30, 2009, due to a lack of funding, the agreement was terminated. "
target: Intelimax Media, Inc. (TSXV:DTS:$0.00)
Intelimax Media Inc. is an Internet services company focusing on online games, web content and advertising. Using its proprietary gaming and PPC listing platforms, Intelimax has released its own web properties and social network applications.
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closed 1/24/2012 via PR Newswire

USA TODAY Sports Media Group, acquired Fantasy Sports Ventures, Inc.

synopsis: The USA TODAY Sports Media Group announced that it has completed its acquisition of Fantasy Sports Ventures (FSV) and Big Lead Sports, the largest independent digital sports property in North America. The FSV and Big Lead Sports property provide distinct and independent coverage of every major sport.
buyer parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
buyer: USA TODAY Sports Media Group
The USA TODAY Sports Media Group, created in January 2011, encompasses all sports initiatives across USA TODAY, as well as Gannett Co. Inc.'s 81 community newspaper properties, 23 broadcast television stations, HighSchoolSports.net and BNQT.com. "
target: Fantasy Sports Ventures, Inc.
Fantasy Sports Ventures, Inc. (FSV) owns and operates Big Lead Sports by FSV, a leading web property with coverage across all major sports. FSV develops custom digital marketing programs for leading national advertisers such as Sprint, Coors, Coke, and McDonald's.
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announced 2/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

Spotify Ltd, will acquire The Ringer

synopsis: Spotify is to acquire The Ringer, a sports and pop culture website and podcast network, founded in 2016. The flagship podcast, the Bill Simmons Podcast, is an interview show hosted by Simmons, featuring other Ringer writers and podcast hosts as well as athletes, filmmakers, comedians, and pop culture figures.
buyer: Spotify Ltd (SPOT:$7,317.18)
Spotify is a commercial music streaming service that provides digital content from a range of record labels and artists. Users can browse through the interface by artist, album, genre, playlist, record label, and direct searches. "
target: The Ringer
The Ringer is a sports and pop culture website and podcast network, founded in 2016. The flagship podcast, the Bill Simmons Podcast, is an interview show hosted by Simmons, featuring other Ringer writers and podcast hosts as well as athletes, filmmakers, comedians, and pop culture figures.
price ($mm)
$200
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Ticker: TSXV:FAN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gaming Nation Inc.
Gaming Nation Inc. provides technology and information platforms to the sports and entertainment industry. The company's platforms include 5050 Central, an electronic real-time raffle system, and sports information websites Fantasy Guru, FantasyGuruElite and Pick Nation.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$8.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.13)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.27)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSXV:SCR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TheScore
TheScore
theScore creates mobile-first sports experiences, connecting fans to what they love through a combination of real-time news, scores, fantasy information and alerts while creating and curating content that is mobile optimized, comprehensive, customizable and seamlessly shareable.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$6.73
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.60)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.13)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
123
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Ticker: OTCPK:WDLF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Social Life Network, Inc.
Social Life Network, Inc.
Social Life Networks, Inc. is an American for-profit corporation and an online social media and social networking service, based in Denver Colorado. The founders initially launched their social network platform in the emerging cannabis and hemp industry in 2013.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.18
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.42)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7
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Ticker: XSAT:EVERY A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Everysport Media Group AB
Everysport Media Group AB
Everysport Media Group AB (ESMG) is the fastest growing company in Sweden within the sports media and sports technology. They help clients communicate with target audiences in football, hockey, golf or tennis. ESMG owns, operates and sells for some of the top sports websites in each sport.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$11.09
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.38)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.05)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: WBAI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
500.com Limited
500.com Limited is a leading online sports lottery service provider in China. The Company offers a comprehensive and integrated suite of online lottery services, information, user tools and virtual community venues to its users.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3.96
EBITDA ($mm)
($43.94)
EBIT ($mm)
($47.15)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
366
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Ticker: ASX:ICQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iCarAsia.com
iCarAsia.com
iCar Asia Limited, which runs an ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) network of automotive portals in Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia. They provide a platform that has a potential to connect more than 600 million car buyers and sellers throughout ASEAN.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$8.51
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.71)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.33)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
403
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Ticker: TSXV:FAN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gaming Nation Inc.
Gaming Nation Inc. provides technology and information platforms to the sports and entertainment industry. The company's platforms include 5050 Central, an electronic real-time raffle system, and sports information websites Fantasy Guru, FantasyGuruElite and Pick Nation.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$8.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.13)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.27)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSXV:SCR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TheScore
TheScore
theScore creates mobile-first sports experiences, connecting fans to what they love through a combination of real-time news, scores, fantasy information and alerts while creating and curating content that is mobile optimized, comprehensive, customizable and seamlessly shareable.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$6.73
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.60)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.13)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
123
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Ticker: OTCPK:WDLF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Social Life Network, Inc.
Social Life Network, Inc.
Social Life Networks, Inc. is an American for-profit corporation and an online social media and social networking service, based in Denver Colorado. The founders initially launched their social network platform in the emerging cannabis and hemp industry in 2013.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.18
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.42)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7
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Ticker: XSAT:EVERY A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Everysport Media Group AB
Everysport Media Group AB
Everysport Media Group AB (ESMG) is the fastest growing company in Sweden within the sports media and sports technology. They help clients communicate with target audiences in football, hockey, golf or tennis. ESMG owns, operates and sells for some of the top sports websites in each sport.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$11.09
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.38)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.05)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: WBAI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
500.com Limited
500.com Limited is a leading online sports lottery service provider in China. The Company offers a comprehensive and integrated suite of online lottery services, information, user tools and virtual community venues to its users.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3.96
EBITDA ($mm)
($43.94)
EBIT ($mm)
($47.15)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
366
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Ticker: ASX:ICQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iCarAsia.com
iCarAsia.com
iCar Asia Limited, which runs an ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) network of automotive portals in Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia. They provide a platform that has a potential to connect more than 600 million car buyers and sellers throughout ASEAN.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$8.51
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.71)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.33)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
403
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