Like Piazza Advertising, Inc.

announced 9/13/2011 via PR Newswire

Piazza Advertising, Inc. will be merged with E+M Advertising Inc.,

synopsis: E+M Advertising, an integrated brand response marketing agency based in New York, has announced that it is merging with Piazza Advertising, a full service advertising agency with capabilities in social commerce, mobile commerce, merchandising advergaming, QR codes and augmented reality.
buyer: E+M Advertising Inc.
As a pioneer in media driven marketing, E+M Advertising brings 30 years of experience to integrated brand response that efficiently utilizes every media dollar to its fullest potential. E+M Advertising employs brand response skill sets across all media, social media, and mobile commerce. "
target: Piazza Advertising, Inc.
Piazza Advertising is a full-service Advertising and Advergaming Agency that develops powerful, strategic branded content for broadcast, interactive, mobile/iPhone and print campaigns.
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closed 10/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Gavin Advertising, acquired Holberg Design

synopsis: Gavin, a digitally focused PR and marketing agency, has acquired brand strategy and integrated design services firm Holberg Design. Holberg specializes in brand development...From creating visual branding components, to designing effective B2B and B2C advertising campaigns, to creating powerful, intuitive web experiences.
buyer: Gavin Advertising
Gavin Advertising is a digitally minded public relations and marketing agency devoted to truth in branding and driving action. They serve clients in b2b and b2c industries with expertise in CPG, education, health care and manufacturing/building supply. "
target: Holberg Design
Holberg Design is a complete marketing, advertising and design agency. Holberg specializes in brand development...From creating visual branding components, to designing effective B2B and B2C advertising campaigns, to creating powerful, intuitive web experiences.
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closed 7/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

Mungo Creative Group, acquired Splash Digital Media, LLC

synopsis: New York's Mungo Creative Group, Inc. announced its acquisition of San Francisco's Splash Digital Media LLC. Splash Digital Media provides complete production of mobile applications, graphic design, web development, broadcast television commercials, corporate presentations, promotional and consumer sales videos, TV Shows.
buyer: Mungo Creative Group
Mungo Creative Group creates holistic integrated marketing campaigns for clients in the following disciplines: branding, PR, advertising, social strategy, experiential, content creation, website development, video production and graphic design. "
target: Splash Digital Media, LLC
Splash Digital Media provides complete production of mobile applications, graphic design, web development, broadcast television commercials, corporate presentations, promotional and consumer sales videos, TV Shows.
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closed 5/13/2016 via BusinessWire

mcgarrybowen, acquired Arrechedera y Clavero

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announces the acquisition of Arrechedera y Claverol (AC), a leading independent full-service advertising agency in Mexico. AC will become part of global award-winning creative agency mcgarrybowen, further expanding the agency’s footprint in key creative hubs around the world.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: mcgarrybowen
mcgarrybowen is a global, full-service, integrated marketing communications agency network headquartered in New York, with offices in Chicago, San Francisco, San Antonio, London, Shanghai, São Paulo, Singapore, Hong Kong and Paris. "
target: Arrechedera y Clavero
Arrechedera Claverol (AC) is an independent full-service advertising leading agency in Mexico, innovating the creation of branded content throughout digital and traditional media. It was founded in 2007 and was one of the first independent agencies in Mexico.
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closed 4/29/2015 via Company Press Release

Next 15, acquired Encore Digital Media

synopsis: Next 15 announced that it acquired a majority stake in Encore Digital Media Limited, a successful programmatic advertising technology business based in London. Encore Digital Media is a specialist B2B agency that combines unrivalled industry experience, exclusive publisher relationships and advanced tech capability.
buyer: Next 15 (AIM:NFC:$335.97)
Next 15 is a digital communications group that employs 1,200 people across 50 offices in 18 countries. With 12 subsidiary agencies spanning PR, marketing, digital and public affairs, Next 15 represents many of the world’s biggest international brands. "
target: Encore Digital Media
Encore Digital Media is a specialist B2B agency that combines unrivalled industry experience, exclusive publisher relationships and advanced tech capability to deliver data-driven campaigns within premium online environments.
price ($mm)
$1.05*
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.9x
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closed 11/1/2013 via PR Web

Creative Graphics of Prior Lake, acquired B2B Inc.

synopsis: Printing and marketing services firm Creative Graphics of Prior Lake Inc., has acquired the assets of B2B Inc. B2B Inc. is a business-to-business marketing and advertising agency. They provide full-service tactical support to implement a marketing strategy, ranging from website development and SEO to email marketing and social media.
buyer: Creative Graphics of Prior Lake
Creative Graphics provides printing and marketing solutions for companies and organizations. They are a full service commercial printing company that continues to grow by helping other small to medium size businesses communicate with their customers and find new ones. "
target: B2B Inc.
B2B Inc. is a business-to-business marketing and advertising agency. They provide full-service tactical support to implement a marketing strategy, ranging from website development and SEO to email marketing and social media.
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closed 7/16/2013 via Market Wire

Findly, acquired Bernard Hodes Group

synopsis: Findly, the social recruiting market leader and a Symphony Technology Group company, announced that it has acquired Bernard Hodes Group, the talent communications company, from parent agency Omnicom. Bernard Hodes Group offers a full array of innovative strategies and solutions to help companies find, keep, and engage the best possible talent.
buyer: Findly
Findly is the creator and technology leader for On-Demand Talent. They help companies instantly hire the right person at the push of a button through a revolutionary automated talent platform that acquires, manages, screens, and engages only warm candidates. "
target parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
target: Bernard Hodes Group
Headquartered in New York, Bernard Hodes Group offers advertising, employment branding, award-wining creative, strategic media planning and buying, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to thousands of clients.
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closed 10/20/2011 via BusinessWire

RFE Investment Partners, acquired GA|PRC Group

synopsis: GA|PRC Group has been acquired by RFE Investment Partners along with its equity partners Caymus Equity Partners and Starboard Capital Partners. GA|PRC Group (comprised of GA, PureRed Creative and GAPRC Interactive) is a leading advertising agency that designs and executes integrated retail marketing programs.
buyer: RFE Investment Partners
RFE Investment Partners is a private equity investment firm focusing on smaller, middle-market service, manufacturing and healthcare-service businesses. Since its founding in 1979, RFE has made investments in more than 120 companies operating in a variety of industries. "
target: GA|PRC Group
GA|PRC Group (comprised of GA, PureRed Creative and GAPRC Interactive) is a leading advertising agency that designs and executes integrated retail marketing programs, including premedia advertising execution, digital creative/design, digital asset management services, and more.
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announced 9/29/2011 via PR Newswire

Beijing New Media Advertising Co. Ltd., will acquire Beijing New Media Advertising Co. Ltd.

synopsis: Jingwei International Ltd ("Jingwei"), a leading provider of data-mining, interactive marketing and software services in China, announced that its subsidiary has entered into an Agreement to dispose of its legacy media business in Beijing New Media Advertising Co. Ltd. to Mr. George Du, the CEO, President and Chairman of Jingwei.
buyer: Beijing New Media Advertising Co. Ltd.
Founded in 2008, Beijing New Media is engaged in creating, planning and handling advertising, as well as providing branding strategy and sales promotions for its clients. "
target parent: Jingwei International Limited
target: Beijing New Media Advertising Co. Ltd.
Founded in 2008, Beijing New Media is engaged in creating, planning and handling advertising, as well as providing branding strategy and sales promotions for its clients.
price ($mm)
$0.86
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closed 9/28/2011 via BNC Analysis

McCann Worldgroup, acquired Smart

synopsis: McCann Worldgroup Australia announced the acquisition of Australasian indy marketing agency Smart. The combined operation will make McCann Erickson one of Australia's largest agencies. The new entity assumes the name McCann Erickson Australia.
buyer parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
buyer: McCann Worldgroup
McCann Worldgroup delivers marketing solutions that transform brands and grow businesses. The company is comprised of a roster of best-in-class agencies, including McCann Erickson Worldwide; MRM Worldwide; Momentum Worldwide; McCann Healthcare Worldwide; WGEXP; UM; Weber Shandwick and FutureBrand. "
target: Smart
Smart is a advertising agency. Smart provides brand strategy, loyalty marketing and more.
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announced 8/30/2011 via Market Wire

DG FastChannel, Inc., will acquire EyeWonder, LLC

synopsis: DG, a leading provider of digital media solutions and technology, announced a definitive agreement to acquire Limelight Networks, Inc.'s EyeWonder video and rich media advertising unit. EyeWonder is a leading provider of interactive digital advertising products and services, including online video and rich media solutions.
buyer: DG FastChannel, Inc. (DGIT:$385.72)
DG FastChannel (now known as DG) provides innovative, technology-based solutions to help advertisers and agencies work faster, smarter and more competitively. DG delivers the standard in digital media services to the advertising, broadcast and publishing industries. "
target parent: Limelight Networks
target: EyeWonder, LLC
EyeWonder is a leading provider of interactive digital advertising products and services, including online video and rich media solutions, serving Fortune 1000 companies and premium marketers around the globe.
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$61 [$53]
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announced 8/19/2011 via BusinessWire

WPP Group, plc, will acquire Rockfish Interactive Corporation

synopsis: WPP Digital, the digital arm of WPP, has agreed to acquire Rockfish Interactive Corp., one of the most highly acclaimed and fastest growing digital marketing agencies in the United States. Rockfish is a Digital Innovation Partner for brands such as Walmart, Sam's Club, Cisco, and Tyson Foods.
buyer: WPP Group, plc (WPP:$19,110.33)
WPP, through its operating companies, provides a comprehensive range of advertising and marketing services including advertising; media investment management; public relations and public affairs; branding and identity; healthcare communications; direct marketing and specialist communications. "
target: Rockfish Interactive Corporation
Rockfish Interactive is a Digital Innovation Partner for brands such as Walmart, Sam's Club, Cisco, and Tyson Foods. Rockfish provides digital solutions for their clients that are meaningful to their customers and measurable to their business.
price ($mm)
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$14
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closed 7/25/2011 via PR Newswire

Matomy Media Group, acquired Adperio

synopsis: Matomy Media Group announced the acquisition of Adperio, a leading online digital ad agency based in Denver, Colorado. With more than a decade of experience in online marketing, Adperio provides clients with unmatched expertise in email, social media and performance based marketing, combined with an unrivalled commitment to best practices.
buyer: Matomy Media Group (LSE:MTMY:$177.30)
Matomy Media Group provides a single, convenient gateway to effective digital advertising. It challenges the marketing functional silos status quo and enables advertisers and agencies to manage and optimize performance-based campaign driven by user engagement opportunities. "
target: Adperio
Adperio is an interactive marketing and advertising agency based in Denver. With more than a decade of experience in online marketing, Adperio provides clients with unmatched expertise in email, social media and performance based marketing, combined with an unrivalled commitment to best practices.
price ($mm)
$30
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$50
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0.6x
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closed 7/11/2011 via PR Newswire

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired DPZ

synopsis: Publicis Groupe announced the acquisition of a majority stake in DPZ, one of Brazil's leading advertising agencies. Founded in 1968, DPZ is one of the largest independent advertising agencies in Brazil with approximately 230 employees. The agency is headquartered in São Paulo, with offices in Rio, Brasilia and Vitoria.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$10,107.60)
Publicis Groupe is the world's third largest communications group. In addition, it is ranked as the world's first largest media agency, and is a global leader in digital and healthcare communications. Publicis Groupe offers local and international clients a complete range of advertising services. "
target: DPZ
Founded in 1968, DPZ is one of the largest independent advertising agencies in Brazil with approximately 230 employees. The agency is headquartered in São Paulo, with offices in Rio, Brasilia and Vitoria. DPZ's key clients include prominent international and local brands such as Coca Cola.
price ($mm)
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$58
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closed 7/4/2011 via PR Newswire

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired Spillmann/Felser/Leo Burnett

synopsis: Publicis Groupe has taken a majority stake in its longterm affiliate Spillmann/Felser/Leo Burnett, one of the biggest and most distinguished creative advertising agencies in Switzerland. The agency provides the full range of advertising and communication services. Publicis Groupe previously had a minority (40%) stake in the agency.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$10,107.60)
Publicis Groupe is the world's third largest communications group. In addition, it is ranked as the world's first largest media agency, and is a global leader in digital and healthcare communications. Publicis Groupe offers local and international clients a complete range of advertising services. "
target: Spillmann/Felser/Leo Burnett
Founded in 2002, Spillmann/Felser/Leo Burnett is a full-service advertising agency based in Zurich, Switzerland. The agency employs nearly 80 communications professionals and provides the full range of advertising and communication services, including below-the-line and digital services.
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closed 6/3/2011 via BusinessWire

Possible Worldwide, acquired Grïngo

synopsis: Possible Worldwide, a WPP Digital company, announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Gringo, one of Brazil’s most innovative digital agencies. The deal expands Possible Worldwide’s global footprint, augmenting its strategic position in emerging markets such as China and India with the ability to execute large scale interactive initiatives.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Possible Worldwide
Possible Worldwide is a global agency that creates meaningful and measurable interactive marketing. The firm serves a broad range of Fortune 1000 clients, including AT&T, Barclay’s, Comcast, Dell, P&G, Nokia, Microsoft, Mazda and Starwood. "
target: Grïngo
Gringo is one of Brazil’s most innovative digital agencies, known for its work creating cutting-edge, brand experiences that bring consumers running (or clicking). The agency serves clients including Coca-Cola, Absolut Vodka, Microsoft and Itaú Unibanco, Brazil's largest bank.
price ($mm)
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$10
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closed 6/1/2011 via BusinessWire

WPP Group, plc, acquired F.biz Ltda.

synopsis: WPP, the world’s largest communications services group, has acquired 70% of F.biz Ltda., the largest independent digital advertising agency in Brazil. The São Paulo based agency was founded in 1999 and has enjoyed annual growth rate of nearly 50% since then. It employs 200 people and services clients such as Unilever.
buyer: WPP Group, plc (WPP:$19,110.33)
WPP, through its operating companies, provides a comprehensive range of advertising and marketing services including advertising; media investment management; public relations and public affairs; branding and identity; healthcare communications; direct marketing and specialist communications. "
target: F.biz Ltda.
F.biz Ltda. is the largest independent digital advertising agency in Brazil. The agency employs 200 people and services clients such as Unilever, Campari, Vivo and NetShoes.
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$19
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announced 4/27/2011 via PR Newswire

Leo Burnett Company, will acquire Tailor Made

synopsis: Publicis Groupe, the world's third largest communications group, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Tailor Made, a Brazilian independent advertising agency established by Paulo Giovanni. The agency will be integrated into Leo Burnett Brazil and chaired by Paulo Giovanni.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Leo Burnett Company
Leo Burnett Worldwide, comprising the Leo Burnett brand agency and marketing partner Arc Worldwide, is one of the world's largest agency networks and a subsidiary of Publicis Groupe, the world's fourth-largest communications company. "
target: Tailor Made
Tailor Made is a Brazilian independent advertising agency established by Paulo Giovanni.
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announced 4/26/2011 via PR Newswire

Publicis Worldwide, will acquire GP7

synopsis: Publicis Groupe announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire GP7, a Sao Paulo-based advertising agency focused on emerging social classes as well as travel and tourism. The agency will be renamed Publicis Red Lion (a unit of Publicis Brazil), and will be aligned with Publicis Worldwide.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Publicis Worldwide
Publicis Worldwide ranks among the largest global marketing communications companies. The network spans 82 countries with approximately 9,000 employees. Its total offering includes advertising; interactive and digital marketing; CRM and direct marketing. "
target: GP7
GP7 is a Sao Paulo-based advertising agency focused on emerging social classes as well as travel and tourism. It was established in 2004 and employs 40 communications specialists. The agency offers a full range of advertising and communications services.
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closed 3/23/2011 via Market Wire

Saints Capital LLC, acquired Merisel, Inc.

synopsis: Merisel, a leading provider of visual communications and brand imaging solutions to the consumer products, retail, advertising and entertainment industries, has announced that Saints Capital closed its Stock Purchase Agreement with Phoenix Acquisition Company II, L.L.C., an affiliate of Stonington Partners Inc.
buyer: Saints Capital LLC
Saints Capital is a direct secondary acquirer of venture capital and private equity investments in emerging growth companies. It also makes traditional direct venture capital investments on a primary basis and in special situations in technology, healthcare, consumer and industrial companies. "
target parent: Stonington Partners Inc.
target: Merisel, Inc.
Merisel, headquartered in New York, N.Y., is a leading visual communications and brand imaging solutions provider to its clients.
price ($mm)
$15*
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$72
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$5
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0.3x
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4.1x
announced 9/13/2011 via PR Newswire

Piazza Advertising, Inc. will be merged with E+M Advertising Inc.,

synopsis: E+M Advertising, an integrated brand response marketing agency based in New York, has announced that it is merging with Piazza Advertising, a full service advertising agency with capabilities in social commerce, mobile commerce, merchandising advergaming, QR codes and augmented reality.
buyer: E+M Advertising Inc.
As a pioneer in media driven marketing, E+M Advertising brings 30 years of experience to integrated brand response that efficiently utilizes every media dollar to its fullest potential. E+M Advertising employs brand response skill sets across all media, social media, and mobile commerce. "
target: Piazza Advertising, Inc.
Piazza Advertising is a full-service Advertising and Advergaming Agency that develops powerful, strategic branded content for broadcast, interactive, mobile/iPhone and print campaigns.
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announced 9/13/2011 via PR Newswire

Piazza Advertising, Inc. will be merged with E+M Advertising Inc.,

synopsis: E+M Advertising, an integrated brand response marketing agency based in New York, has announced that it is merging with Piazza Advertising, a full service advertising agency with capabilities in social commerce, mobile commerce, merchandising advergaming, QR codes and augmented reality.
buyer: E+M Advertising Inc.
As a pioneer in media driven marketing, E+M Advertising brings 30 years of experience to integrated brand response that efficiently utilizes every media dollar to its fullest potential. E+M Advertising employs brand response skill sets across all media, social media, and mobile commerce. "
target: Piazza Advertising, Inc.
Piazza Advertising is a full-service Advertising and Advergaming Agency that develops powerful, strategic branded content for broadcast, interactive, mobile/iPhone and print campaigns.
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closed 12/23/2009 via PR Newswire

Mill Road Capital, acquired Cossette Communication Group Inc.

synopsis: Cossette Inc. is pleased to announce that the proposed amalgamationof Cossette with a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mill Road Capital Inc., was completed. The amalgamated company will continue as the Cossette brand with its head office remaining in Quebec City.
buyer: Mill Road Capital
Mill Road Capital is a Greenwich, Connecticut-based investment firm formed by a core group of former professionals from The Blackstone Group. Mill Road focuses exclusively on investing in outstanding small publicly-traded companies. "
target: Cossette Communication Group Inc.
Cossette Communication Group Inc. offers a full range of leading-edge communication services to clients of all sizes, including some of the most prestigious brands in the world. Cossette also offers Convergent Communications, a unique working method that brings added value to the client.
price ($mm)[EV]
$129 [$122]
rev ($mm)
$207
EBITDA ($mm)
$18
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0.6x
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7.0x
closed 12/2/2008 via PR Newswire

Leo Burnett Company, acquired W&K Communications

synopsis: Publicis Groupe announced the acquisition of the Chinese full-service advertising agency W&K Communications. Effective immediately, the agency will be re-branded as Leo Burnett W&K Beijing Advertising Co. and will become part of Leo Burnett Greater China operations.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Leo Burnett Company
Leo Burnett Worldwide, comprising the Leo Burnett brand agency and marketing partner Arc Worldwide, is one of the world's largest agency networks and a subsidiary of Publicis Groupe, the world's fourth-largest communications company. "
target: W&K Communications
W&K Communications employs nearly one hundred communications specialists between its Beijing and Guangzhou offices. The Chinese agency provides extensive services in advertising, promotions, television production and media buying.
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closed 2/9/2011 via PR Newswire

MDC Partners, Inc., acquired Anomaly

synopsis: MDC Partners has announced that it has acquired a majority partnership stake in Anomaly. Anomaly is a new-model, multi-disciplinary marketing communications firm. Its blue chip client roster includes Nike Inc's Converse, Umbro & Cole Haan, Budweiser, Sony, P&G, Pepsi, Motorola and Diageo.
buyer: MDC Partners, Inc. (MDCA:$1,485.26)
MDC Partners utilizes technology, marketing communications, data analytics, insights and strategic consulting solutions to drive meaningful returns on Marketing and Communications Investments for multinational clients in the United States, Canada, Europe, and the Caribbean. "
target: Anomaly
Anomaly is a new-model, multidisciplinary marketing communications firm with offices in New York City and London. Its blue chip client roster includes Nike Inc's Converse, Umbro & Cole Haan, Budweiser, Sony, P&G, Pepsi, Motorola and Diageo.
price ($mm)
$11*
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closed 2/2/2011 via GlobeNewswire

Peppercom, Inc., acquired H2O Associates LLC

synopsis: Peppercom, a strategic communications firm, has announced its acquisition of H2O Associates, a leading interactive and creative services agency. The acquisition significantly expands Peppercom’s interactive and creative service offerings and positions the firm as an integrated communications solutions provider.
buyer: Peppercom, Inc.
Peppercom, Inc. is a strategic communications firm headquartered in New York, with offices in San Francisco and London, which focuses on understanding the business of a client's business. "
target: H2O Associates LLC
H2O Associates is a leading interactive and creative services agency. The award-winning firm’s eight professionals serve a variety of clients in the business-to-business and business-to-consumer sectors. Specific expertise includes: publishing, health care, financial services and consumer products.
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closed 3/8/2010 via PR Newswire

MDC Partners, Inc., acquired Team Enterprises

synopsis: MDC Partners announced that they have acquired a majority interest in TEAM Enterprises. TEAM is one of the nations largest and most successful experiential marketing firms. They specialize in Spectacle Events, National Sales & Marketing Program Execution, Social Media and Data Capture.
buyer: MDC Partners, Inc. (MDCA:$1,485.26)
MDC Partners is a progressive Marketing and Communications Network, championing the most innovative entrepreneurial talent. MDC Partners provides strategic and performance marketing solutions and services to multinational clients in North America, Europe and Latin America. "
target: Team Enterprises
Team Enterprises is one of the nations largest and most successful experiential marketing firms. The firm services Fortune 100 clients and produces immersive, interactive brand experiences that physically engage, and influence consumers where they live, work and play.
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$11*
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closed 8/12/2009 via PR Newswire

Reynardus & Moya Advertising merged with MGSCOMM,

synopsis: MGSCOMM continues a winning streak with its merger with New York-based Reynardus & Moya. Estimated combined billings for MGS Advertising, a member of MGSCOMM Group of Companies, will now exceed $100 million, creating one of the largest, independent, minority-owned communications firms in the U.S.
buyer: MGSCOMM
MGSCOMM is a full-service media communications company. MGSCOMM provides strategic planning, media planning/buying, public relations, interactive and web development. "
target: Reynardus & Moya Advertising
Reynardus & Moya Advertising is a marketing and communications agency. The agency provides marketing consulting, strategic planning and research, creative development, production and testing, and relationship marketing solutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.0x
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closed 5/31/2007 via Company Press Release

Nautic Partners, LLC, acquired Respond2 Communications Inc

synopsis: Nautic Partners, LLC, a private equity firm with more than $2.3 billion of capital under management, has acquired Respond2 Communications, Inc., in partnership with Respond2 management. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Respond2 is the largest independently owned full-service direct response advertising agency in the United States.
buyer: Nautic Partners, LLC
Nautic Partners is a middle-market private equity firm with over $1.8 billion of equity capital under management. We have completed more than 100 investments and delivered successful results to our limited partners over three decades. "
target parent: Lake Capital
target: Respond2 Communications Inc
Respond2 Communications, Inc. is the largest independently owned full-service direct response television agency. Respond2 Communications offers clients unparalleled service, support and technology.
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closed 6/5/2006 via BusinessWire

Vertis, Inc., acquired USA Direct, Inc.

synopsis: Vertis today announced the acquisition of USA Direct, Inc., a full-service provider of innovative direct marketing services, based in York, Pennsylvania.
buyer: Vertis, Inc.
Vertis Communications is a premier provider of print advertising and direct marketing solutions to America’s leading retail and consumer services companies. Vertis Communications has been recognized as one of Fortune magazine's "Most Admired Companies" in advertising and marketing. "
target: USA Direct, Inc.
It is the mission of USA Direct, Inc.© to lead the direct marketing industry as an innovative and trusted manufacturer of high quality direct mail.
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closed 1/27/2005 via BusinessWire

Traffix, Inc., acquired Hot Rocket Marketing Inc.

synopsis: Traffix, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRFX), a leading on-line marketing company, today announced that it has acquired Hot Rocket Marketing Inc., a privately held on-line media and marketing agency based in New York.
buyer: Traffix, Inc. (TRFX:$0.00)
Traffix, Inc. is a premier interactive media company that develops its own content and builds communities tailored to consumers' specific interests and lifestyles. Its full solution marketing services group delivers media, analytics and results to third parties through its four business groups. "
target: Hot Rocket Marketing Inc.
Hot Rocket is a full-service online marketing agency, helping advertisers, publishers, brokers and agencies achieve their goals.
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$3.53
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closed 1/3/2005 via BusinessWire

Viewpoint Corporation, acquired Unicast Communications Corporation

synopsis: Viewpoint Corporation, a leading provider of Internet graphics and delivery systems, today announced it has completed its acquisition of Unicast Communications Corporation, a recognized leader in rich media ad solutions.
buyer: Viewpoint Corporation (ENLV:$0.00)
Enliven Marketing Technologies Corporation is a leading Internet Marketing Technology Company, offering Internet marketing and online advertising solutions through a powerful combination of proprietary visualization technology, and a Premium Rich Media advertising platform. "
target: Unicast Communications Corporation
Unicast is an online advertising solutions provider, which provides a comprehensive Online Format Suite to over 1400 websites and network partners and 700 agency and advertiser customers. Unicast acts on behalf of both the buyers and sellers of online advertising, developing products and service en
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$4.66
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announced 10/27/2006 via BusinessWire

Aims Worldwide, LLC, will acquire Street Fighter Marketing, Inc.

synopsis: AIMS Worldwide, Inc. a vertically integrated marketing communications consultancy providing organizations with focused marketing solutions, announced the next stage in its expansion strategy with the acquisition of StreetFighter Marketing.
buyer: Aims Worldwide, LLC
AIMS Worldwide is a vertically integrated marketing communications consultancy providing organizations with focused marketing solutions at the lowest possible cost. "
target: Street Fighter Marketing, Inc.
A Street fighter learns how to market, promote and increase sales without spending money! Inc Magazine referred to the Street Fighting program as "Brains Over Bucks." Street fighting helps you discover clever, shrewd and guerrilla style tactics to get free and low cost advertising exposure.
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closed 7/25/2018 via Company Press Release

Ziff Davis B2B, acquired Revenu8 Inc

synopsis: Ziff Davis, a j2 Global Company, has completed the acquisition of Revenu8, an innovative media company, bringing news, views, and research-based, unbiased content to the MarTech, HRTech & IT space with its 3 flagship properties: MarTech Advisor, HR Technologist, and ReadITQuik respectively. Revenu8 joins Ziff Davis B2B, the B2B unit at Ziff Davis.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Ziff Davis B2B
Ziff Davis B2B is a leading provider of marketing and technology services for B2B media and lead generation in verticals across industries and geographies. Ziff Davis B2B is part of j2 Global’s Ziff Davis digital media division comprised of highly acclaimed websites. "
target: Revenu8 Inc
Revenu8 has established itself as an innovative media company, bringing news, views, and research-based, unbiased content to the MarTech, HRTech and IT space with its 3 flagship properties: MarTech Advisor, HR Technologist, and ReadITQuik respectively.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 3/1/2007 via

inVentiv Health, Inc., acquired Ignite Health

synopsis: inVentiv Health, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ignite Health, an independent healthcare advertising agency that uses a technology-centric approach to communicate with people living with chronic diseases and those who care for them.
buyer: inVentiv Health, Inc.
inVentiv Health, Inc. is the leading provider of commercialization and complementary services to the global pharmaceutical, life sciences and biotechnology industries. inVentiv delivers its customized clinical, sales, marketing and communications solutions. "
target: Ignite Health
Ignite Health is a new breed of advertising agency with a fresh approach to healthcare marketing and communications. By complementing highly focused print strategies with a wide range of tailored electronic strategies the company helps clients meet their objectives effectively and efficiently.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/10/2011 via GlobeNewswire

China Net Online Media Group, acquired Quanzhou Zhiyuan and Quanzhou Tianxi Shunhe

synopsis: ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc., has announced that it has purchased two privately held advertising agencies Quanzhou Zhiyuan Marketing Planning Co., Ltd. and Quanzhou Tianxi Shunhe Advertising Co., Ltd.
buyer parent: Emazing Interactive, Inc.
buyer: China Net Online Media Group (CNET:$41.59)
China Net Online Media Group Ltd. is a full-service media development and advertising platform for the small and medium enterprise (SME) market in China. "
target: Quanzhou Zhiyuan and Quanzhou Tianxi Shunhe
Quanzhou Zhiyuan Marketing Planning Co., Ltd. and Quanzhou Tianxi Shunhe Advertising Co., Ltd. are both independent advertising companies based in Fujian province which provide comprehensive branding and marketing services to over 50 small to medium sized companies.
price ($mm)
$2.50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/13/2016 via BusinessWire

mcgarrybowen, acquired Arrechedera y Clavero

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announces the acquisition of Arrechedera y Claverol (AC), a leading independent full-service advertising agency in Mexico. AC will become part of global award-winning creative agency mcgarrybowen, further expanding the agency’s footprint in key creative hubs around the world.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: mcgarrybowen
mcgarrybowen is a global, full-service, integrated marketing communications agency network headquartered in New York, with offices in Chicago, San Francisco, San Antonio, London, Shanghai, São Paulo, Singapore, Hong Kong and Paris. "
target: Arrechedera y Clavero
Arrechedera Claverol (AC) is an independent full-service advertising leading agency in Mexico, innovating the creation of branded content throughout digital and traditional media. It was founded in 2007 and was one of the first independent agencies in Mexico.
price ($mm)
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announced 9/29/2011 via PR Newswire

Beijing New Media Advertising Co. Ltd., will acquire Beijing New Media Advertising Co. Ltd.

synopsis: Jingwei International Ltd ("Jingwei"), a leading provider of data-mining, interactive marketing and software services in China, announced that its subsidiary has entered into an Agreement to dispose of its legacy media business in Beijing New Media Advertising Co. Ltd. to Mr. George Du, the CEO, President and Chairman of Jingwei.
buyer: Beijing New Media Advertising Co. Ltd.
Founded in 2008, Beijing New Media is engaged in creating, planning and handling advertising, as well as providing branding strategy and sales promotions for its clients. "
target parent: Jingwei International Limited
target: Beijing New Media Advertising Co. Ltd.
Founded in 2008, Beijing New Media is engaged in creating, planning and handling advertising, as well as providing branding strategy and sales promotions for its clients.
price ($mm)
$0.86
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/30/2011 via Market Wire

DG FastChannel, Inc., will acquire EyeWonder, LLC

synopsis: DG, a leading provider of digital media solutions and technology, announced a definitive agreement to acquire Limelight Networks, Inc.'s EyeWonder video and rich media advertising unit. EyeWonder is a leading provider of interactive digital advertising products and services, including online video and rich media solutions.
buyer: DG FastChannel, Inc. (DGIT:$385.72)
DG FastChannel (now known as DG) provides innovative, technology-based solutions to help advertisers and agencies work faster, smarter and more competitively. DG delivers the standard in digital media services to the advertising, broadcast and publishing industries. "
target parent: Limelight Networks
target: EyeWonder, LLC
EyeWonder is a leading provider of interactive digital advertising products and services, including online video and rich media solutions, serving Fortune 1000 companies and premium marketers around the globe.
price ($mm)[EV]
$61 [$53]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/19/2011 via BusinessWire

WPP Group, plc, will acquire Rockfish Interactive Corporation

synopsis: WPP Digital, the digital arm of WPP, has agreed to acquire Rockfish Interactive Corp., one of the most highly acclaimed and fastest growing digital marketing agencies in the United States. Rockfish is a Digital Innovation Partner for brands such as Walmart, Sam's Club, Cisco, and Tyson Foods.
buyer: WPP Group, plc (WPP:$19,110.33)
WPP, through its operating companies, provides a comprehensive range of advertising and marketing services including advertising; media investment management; public relations and public affairs; branding and identity; healthcare communications; direct marketing and specialist communications. "
target: Rockfish Interactive Corporation
Rockfish Interactive is a Digital Innovation Partner for brands such as Walmart, Sam's Club, Cisco, and Tyson Foods. Rockfish provides digital solutions for their clients that are meaningful to their customers and measurable to their business.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$14
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/25/2011 via PR Newswire

Matomy Media Group, acquired Adperio

synopsis: Matomy Media Group announced the acquisition of Adperio, a leading online digital ad agency based in Denver, Colorado. With more than a decade of experience in online marketing, Adperio provides clients with unmatched expertise in email, social media and performance based marketing, combined with an unrivalled commitment to best practices.
buyer: Matomy Media Group (LSE:MTMY:$177.30)
Matomy Media Group provides a single, convenient gateway to effective digital advertising. It challenges the marketing functional silos status quo and enables advertisers and agencies to manage and optimize performance-based campaign driven by user engagement opportunities. "
target: Adperio
Adperio is an interactive marketing and advertising agency based in Denver. With more than a decade of experience in online marketing, Adperio provides clients with unmatched expertise in email, social media and performance based marketing, combined with an unrivalled commitment to best practices.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
$50
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/11/2011 via PR Newswire

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired DPZ

synopsis: Publicis Groupe announced the acquisition of a majority stake in DPZ, one of Brazil's leading advertising agencies. Founded in 1968, DPZ is one of the largest independent advertising agencies in Brazil with approximately 230 employees. The agency is headquartered in São Paulo, with offices in Rio, Brasilia and Vitoria.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$10,107.60)
Publicis Groupe is the world's third largest communications group. In addition, it is ranked as the world's first largest media agency, and is a global leader in digital and healthcare communications. Publicis Groupe offers local and international clients a complete range of advertising services. "
target: DPZ
Founded in 1968, DPZ is one of the largest independent advertising agencies in Brazil with approximately 230 employees. The agency is headquartered in São Paulo, with offices in Rio, Brasilia and Vitoria. DPZ's key clients include prominent international and local brands such as Coca Cola.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$58
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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