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announced 9/22/2011 via Yahoo, Inc.

Bizzingo, Inc., will acquire Future Now

synopsis: Bizzingo, Inc. has executed a letter of intent to acquire select assets of FutureNow Inc. to complement its business-to-business social network, as well as drive additional revenue for the Company.
buyer: Bizzingo, Inc. (BIZZ:$0.00)
Bizzingo is a social media company that will provide businesses a means of introducing their product and/or service to a global network of business users by leveraging and expanding their brand and image. "
target: Future Now
Future Now, formed in 1997, is widely recognized as a leading voice for increasing online conversion rates, accountable multi-channel marketing and optimizing websites based on analytics.
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closed 3/10/2008 via BusinessWire

Ascentium Corporation, acquired ZeroDash1

synopsis: Ascentium Corporation, a leading interactive marketing and technology consultancy, today announced the acquisition of Seattle-based Web analytics and search engine marketing consulting firm ZeroDash1.
buyer: Ascentium Corporation
Ascentium Corporation is an award-winning, integrated marketing and technology consultancy that consistently delivers information-driven business solutions to achieve its clients’ strategic objectives. "
target: ZeroDash1
ZeroDash1 was founded in response to the industry void that has evolved between reporting and analytics. Historically, Marketers looking for analytics have instead been given reporting. At Zerodash1 we distinguish ourselves by bridging the gap between reporting and analytics.
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announced 5/11/2007 via BusinessWire

Reperio Explorations Inc, will be merged with Future Now

synopsis: Reperio Explorations Inc., is pleased to announce the execution of a letter of intent on May 11, 2007, to effect a reverse merger with Future Now, Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiary Persuasion Architecture, Inc.
buyer: Reperio Explorations Inc
Reperio is a junior exploration company that has previously concentrated its efforts on the Fir Property that is located in the Kamloops Mining Division in south central British Columbia, approximately 35 kilometres south of Kamloops. "
target: Future Now
Future Now, formed in 1997, is widely recognized as a leading voice for increasing online conversion rates, accountable multi-channel marketing and optimizing websites based on analytics.
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closed 7/9/2007 via BusinessWire

Digitas Inc., acquired Business Interactif

synopsis: Publicis Groupe announced that it had acquired a 49.32% block of the share capital of Business Interactif following the agreement reached June 14th between Publicis Groupe and the senior managers and founders of Business Interactif, Emmanuel Henrion and François de la Villardière.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Digitas Inc.
Digitas is a leading digital marketing agency, helping the world's biggest brands develop, engage and profit from building profitable relationships with their customers. The Agency pairs media, marketing, technology, creativity and analytics to ignite emotional bonds between people and brands. "
target: Business Interactif
Business Interactif is France’s leading and most integrated pure-play interactive marketing agency. The company offers a complete range of services and products designed to optimize multi-channel relationships and interactive marketing strategies.
price ($mm)
$91*
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$42
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$1
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4.2x
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352.8x
closed 6/12/2007 via BusinessWire

Origin Digital, Inc., acquired InterData Software, Inc.

synopsis: Origin Digital, Inc., a video applications service provider, has acquired the video software applications company, InterData Software, Inc. . The acquisition of IDS enables Origin Digital to extend its video and digital media solutions and further diversifies Origin’s geographic presence adding an office in Denver, CO.
buyer: Origin Digital, Inc.
Origin Digital, Inc. is a global video applications service provider that applies the rigors of broadcast to the management, distribution and delivery of all forms of digital content. Origin Digital enables content creators and distributors to extend their digital media presence. "
target: InterData Software, Inc.
IInterData Software specializes in building integrated web marketing solutions. The company created a comprehensive IP video management solution with proprietary technologies for brokering IP video delivery across platforms and channels.
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closed 6/4/2007 via PR Newswire

OnIt Digital, LLC, acquired Whet Design

synopsis: OnIt Digital, LLC announced that the full-service interactive marketing firm has added Cheryl Oppenheim to their team of talent. As a result of a recent agreement and merger, Ms. Oppenheim, her boutique branding firm and its creative team and clients, will all now be under the OnIt Digital name.
buyer: OnIt Digital, LLC
OnIt Digital is a full service interactive marketing firm offering personalized service, unmatched talent, deep creative and technology skills and a get-it-done approach. The result - clients profit from the firm's strategic approach to developing high-impact campaigns. "
target: Whet Design
Whet provides brand consulting, marketing strategy and design services to help cultural and business organizations succeed. Our services include brand strategy, integrated marketing programs, Web design and development, graphic design, special publications, interactive presentations and advertising.
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closed 4/24/2007 via BusinessWire

Online Sales Strategies, Inc., acquired GIGcom

synopsis: Online Sales Strategies, Inc. an international total technology and intelligent software solutions provider for small business, has acquired GIGcom, a full service web design and application development firm based in Tampa with hosting facilities in Dallas.
buyer: Online Sales Strategies, Inc.
Online Sales Strategies, Inc. is a leading developer of web-based technologies for businesses of all sizes. OSSG has achieved its own success through the execution of a strategy that emphasizes diversity and interrelated revenue streams. "
target: GIGcom
GIGcom is a full service web design and application development firm that has been at the forefront of design and technology since 1997. GIGcom’s in-house development team has a combined experience of over 80 years working with web site design and development technologies.
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closed 3/6/2007 via BusinessWire

Avenue A/Razorfish, acquired Duke SA

synopsis: Avenue A | Razorfish, one of the largest interactive services firms in the world and an operating unit of aQuantive, Inc. announced the acquisition of Duke, an independent interactive agency based in Paris. Duke will retain its brand identity and existing leadership team and will operate as a subsidiary of Avenue A | Razorfish.
buyer parent: aQuantive, Inc.
buyer: Avenue A/Razorfish
Razorfish is one of the largest interactive marketing and technology companies in the world. With a demonstrated commitment to innovation, Razorfish counsels its clients on how to leverage digital channels such as the Web, mobile devices, in-store technologies and other emerging media. "
target: Duke SA
Duke is an independent interactive agency based in France and the United Kingdom. Their online marketing strategy is to enhance and position brands online, helping clients such as McDonald’s, Nike, PlayStation, Procter and Gamble and Nissan define and implement digital strategies.
price ($mm)
$8.62
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closed 3/2/2007 via PR Newswire

Neo@Ogilvy, acquired Global Strategies International

synopsis: Neo@Ogilvy, The Ogilvy Group's global digital and direct media company, is pleased to announce that it has acquired Global Strategies International, a leading Search Marketing Consultancy.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Neo@Ogilvy
Neo@Ogilvy is a full-service digital and direct media company that manages digital media investment for top global clients covering digital advertising and direct marketing, digital and direct TV, direct response print and email, email marketing, search marketing, and new forms of digital media. "
target: Global Strategies International
Global Strategies is a search engine marketing consultancy specializing in search engine optimization, brand preservation and training for global enterprise companies.
price ($mm)
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$2
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closed 2/12/2007 via PR Newswire

iCrossing, acquired Spannerworks

synopsis: iCrossing a digital marketing agency committed to people's desire to find, announced today that it has acquired the U.K.-based search marketing agency, Spannerworks. The acquisition leverages iCrossing's and Spannerworks's respective leadership in North America and Europe to establish a new international footprint for both companies.
buyer: iCrossing
iCrossing is a global digital marketing agency driven by the consumer's perspective. The company combines search, social media, market research, analytics and mobile services to create digital marketing programs designed to help global brands find and connect with their customers. "
target: Spannerworks
Spannerworks is a search-based digital marketing agency, specializing in natural search optimization, paid search and social media. Spannerworks has proven expertise in the retail, automotive, financial and travel sectors. Its current clients include Best Western Hotels, HBOS and BT.
price ($mm)
$18
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closed 1/10/2007 via PR Newswire

Meredith Corporation, acquired Genex

synopsis: Meredith Corporation, one of America's leading media and marketing companies, has acquired Genex, an interactive marketing services firm that specializes in online customer relationship marketing.
buyer: Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP:$3,188.50)
Meredith is one of the nation's leading media and marketing companies with businesses centering on magazine and book publishing, television broadcasting, integrated marketing and interactive media. "
target: Genex
Genex is an interactive marketing services firm that specializes in online customer relationship marketing.
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announced 7/30/2008 via BusinessWire

Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc., will acquire HUGE

synopsis: The Interpublic Group announced that it has reached agreement to acquire a strategic interest in HUGE, a leading independent interactive agency that takes clients beyond online marketing campaigns to the creation of sustainable online businesses. Terms of the transaction are not being released.
buyer: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE: IPG:$8,157.90)
Interpublic is one of the world's leading organizations of advertising agencies and marketing services companies. Major global brands include Draftfcb, FutureBrand, GolinHarris International, Initiative, Jack Morton Worldwide, Lowe Worldwide, Magna and McCann Erickson. "
target: HUGE
HUGE is responsible for core digital strategy and implementation for some of the largest companies and brands in the world. The online businesses designed and developed by HUGE generate over $12.3 billion in annual revenue and are visited by more than 150 million visitors each month.
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closed 2/3/2004 via PR Newswire

Aerwav Integration Services Inc., acquired Mobius Technology Solutions Inc.

synopsis: Aerwav Integration Services Inc. (AIS), a provider of integrated security and critical communications solutions, announced today that it has acquired Mobius Technology Solutions Inc., a developer of custom Content Management Systems, E-commerce applications and secure data-management solutions.
buyer: Aerwav Integration Services Inc.
Aerwav Integration Services, Inc. ("AIS") is a communications services provider currently specializing in integrated security solutions. We combine the latest in cost-efficient technology, an expert staff and seamless system integration to protect and enhance the assets of our customers. Our value "
target: Mobius Technology Solutions Inc.
Mobius Technology Solutions is a leading Web-development, business consulting, technology and marketing services firm that builds digital solutions that work for its customers. Mobius Technology Solutions focuses on Strategic Internet Consulting, Online Branding and Site Development, Custom E- comm
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closed 3/22/2011 via BNC Analysis

Le Public Systeme, acquired Hopscotch

synopsis: Publicly-listed French comms agency Le Public Systeme is merging with the country's biggest independent firm, Hopscotch for €5.3 million in cash and stock.
buyer: Le Public Systeme
Hopscotch is one of the leading French public relations specialist of the social web and digital information strategies. "
target: Hopscotch
Le Public Système SA operates as an event marketing and public relations agency in France. It offers strategic and sales marketing, consultancy, and advertising media services.
price ($mm)
$7.63
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$22
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announced 2/23/2011 via PR Newswire

MSLGroup, will acquire Interactive Communications Ltd

synopsis: Publicis Groupe has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Interactive Communications Ltd, a top Taiwan public relations and social media consultancy. The agency will be aligned under MSLGROUP and will be renamed ICL MSL.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: MSLGroup
MSLGROUP is one of the world's top 5 PR and events networks and provides clients with speciality communications, PR and events advice and execution. The group offers clients strategic advice, insight-guided thinking and big, compelling ideas - followed by thorough execution. "
target: Interactive Communications Ltd
Founded in 1998, Interactive Communications Ltd specializes in innovative communications campaigns combining public relations, social media and event experiences.
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closed 1/24/2011 via PR Newswire

Havas Worldwide, acquired Socialistic

synopsis: Havas Worldwide has announced that it has taken a majority equity stake in Socialistic, a new social media driven agency. Socialistic incorporates an industry leading team of technologists and a network of content creators to deliver a first-ever social agency model to clients.
buyer: Havas Worldwide (ENXTPA:HAV:$2,703.63)
Havas Worldwide is the main business unit of Havas and is one of the world's largest global advertising and communications services groups. Havas offers a broad range of communications services, including advertising, interactive marketing, direct marketing, corporate communications and more. "
target: Socialistic
Socialistic is a social software and high value content studio for branded media with expertise in building social value for brands through the design of shared experience.
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closed 1/19/2011 via BusinessWire

Emailvision, acquired ObjectiveMarketer

synopsis: Emailvision, the global leader in software as a service (SaaS) for email marketing, has announced it has acquired ObjectiveMarketer, a pioneer in social media marketing. This acquisition will enable online marketers to efficiently plan, automate, execute, and measure social marketing campaigns.
buyer: Emailvision
Founded in 1999, Emailvision has grown to become the global leader in software as a service for email and social marketing. With offices in over 17 locations, Emailvision delivers over 4 billion messages per month on behalf of 3,000 clients located around the world. "
target: ObjectiveMarketer
ObjectiveMarketer is a fast growing start-up based in Redwood City, California with Social Media Marketing solutions that enable organizations to actively manage and measure their social engagement practices across all major social media channels.
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closed 12/21/2010 via Market Wire

Dachis Corporation, Inc., acquired Powered, Inc.

synopsis: Dachis Group, the world's largest Social Business consultancy, announced the acquisition of Powered Inc. and its operating subsidiaries StepChange Group, Drillteam, and crayon. Powered is a full-service social media agency that helps brands and their agencies establish a meaningful brand presence across the social media spectrum.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Dachis Corporation, Inc.
Dachis Group is a Social Business consultancy. Through its three main Social Business practice areas, Social Business Strategy, Social Business Engagement, and Social Business Intelligence, Dachis Group helps large organizations become more connected and engaged with their constituents. "
target: Powered, Inc.
Powered, Inc. builds and executes social media programs utilizing a full suite of services and technologies to address earned media, Facebook and mobile applications, content marketing, and branded communities.
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closed 11/17/2010 via Market Wire

Dachis Corporation, Inc., acquired Archrival

synopsis: Dachis Group, the world's largest Social Business consultancy, announced the acquisition of Archrival, an award-winning social youth marketing consultancy and Facebook Preferred Developer. The acquisition provides crucial insight and expertise to an important demographic for Dachis Group clients.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Dachis Corporation, Inc.
Dachis Group is a Social Business consultancy. Through its three main Social Business practice areas, Social Business Strategy, Social Business Engagement, and Social Business Intelligence, Dachis Group helps large organizations become more connected and engaged with their constituents. "
target: Archrival
Archrival is a leading social youth marketing consultancy whose clients include foursquare, Red Bull, Pabst Brewing Company, State Farm, ESPN, and HP. The company's focus is on integrated experiences targeted at engaging today's youth market.
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closed 11/1/2010 via Market Wire

Dachis Corporation, Inc., acquired Stuzo Inc

synopsis: Dachis Group, a Social Business services company, announced the acquisition of Stuzo, one of the largest Facebook Preferred Developers and provider of social marketing platforms, social marketing programs, and social marketing applications to help global marketers effectively develop, deploy and maintain their social marketing efforts on Facebook.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Dachis Corporation, Inc.
Dachis Group is a leading Social Business consultancy. Through its three main Social Business practice areas, Social Business Strategy, Social Business Engagement, and Social Business Intelligence, Dachis Group helps large organizations become more connected and engaged with their constituents. "
target: Stuzo Inc
Stuzo is a creative technology company specializing in the development of user-centric social media marketing platforms, programs and applications.
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announced 9/22/2011 via Yahoo, Inc.

Bizzingo, Inc., will acquire Future Now

synopsis: Bizzingo, Inc. has executed a letter of intent to acquire select assets of FutureNow Inc. to complement its business-to-business social network, as well as drive additional revenue for the Company.
buyer: Bizzingo, Inc. (BIZZ:$0.00)
Bizzingo is a social media company that will provide businesses a means of introducing their product and/or service to a global network of business users by leveraging and expanding their brand and image. "
target: Future Now
Future Now, formed in 1997, is widely recognized as a leading voice for increasing online conversion rates, accountable multi-channel marketing and optimizing websites based on analytics.
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announced 5/11/2007 via BusinessWire

Reperio Explorations Inc, will be merged with Future Now

synopsis: Reperio Explorations Inc., is pleased to announce the execution of a letter of intent on May 11, 2007, to effect a reverse merger with Future Now, Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiary Persuasion Architecture, Inc.
buyer: Reperio Explorations Inc
Reperio is a junior exploration company that has previously concentrated its efforts on the Fir Property that is located in the Kamloops Mining Division in south central British Columbia, approximately 35 kilometres south of Kamloops. "
target: Future Now
Future Now, formed in 1997, is widely recognized as a leading voice for increasing online conversion rates, accountable multi-channel marketing and optimizing websites based on analytics.
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closed 5/11/2012 via BNC Analysis

Bizzingo, Inc., acquired IntroMe, Inc.

synopsis: Bizzingo, Inc. announced that they have acquired the mobile platform and intellectual property of IntroMe, Inc. Components of the Intro technology will extend Bizzingo’s core platform to mobile devices. This will allow business users the ability to remotely meet, engage, and follow-up with their business connections.
buyer: Bizzingo, Inc. (BIZZ:$0.00)
Bizzingo is a global social media company that has developed Bizzingo.com as a unified social network designed especially for businesses. Bizzingo will provide a channel to negotiate transactions devoid of personal networking clutter. "
target: IntroMe, Inc.
IntroMe, Inc. is a mobile platform that provides business users the ability to remotely meet, engage, and follow-up with their business connections. The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.
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announced 9/22/2011 via Yahoo, Inc.

Bizzingo, Inc., will acquire Future Now

synopsis: Bizzingo, Inc. has executed a letter of intent to acquire select assets of FutureNow Inc. to complement its business-to-business social network, as well as drive additional revenue for the Company.
buyer: Bizzingo, Inc. (BIZZ:$0.00)
Bizzingo is a social media company that will provide businesses a means of introducing their product and/or service to a global network of business users by leveraging and expanding their brand and image. "
target: Future Now
Future Now, formed in 1997, is widely recognized as a leading voice for increasing online conversion rates, accountable multi-channel marketing and optimizing websites based on analytics.
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closed 10/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Blue Vector, acquired ContentNinja

synopsis: Gurugram-based creative agency Blue Vector has acquired ContentNinja, an inbound-marketing firm that specializes in deep-tech enterprises in India and the US. ContentNinja has built a solid footing in the content industry with its strength in working with emerging technologies like Big Data, AI, 5G, and Blockchain, among others.
buyer: Blue Vector
Blue Vector, founded in 2016, offers solutions for social media marketing, branding, identity design, and video and print design, among others. As of 2018, the company had served over 100 clients in the automobile, food and beverage, media, real estate, and travel and hospitality sectors. "
target: ContentNinja
ContentNinja is an inbound-marketing firm that specializes in deep-tech enterprises in India and the US. ContentNinja has built a solid footing in the content industry with its strength in working with emerging technologies like Big Data, AI, 5G, and Blockchain, among others.
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closed 10/23/2019 via BusinessWire

Target Data, acquired Social Fulcrum

synopsis: Target Data, a full-service performance marketing agency, has announced the acquisition of Social Fulcrum, a Boston-based social media agency that specializes in Facebook and Instagram advertising.
buyer: Target Data
Target Data is a performance marketing agency fueled by data and focused on results. Their people-based solution provides strategy and multichannel paid media execution across programmatic display, direct mail, paid search, paid social, and advanced TV. "
target: Social Fulcrum
Social Fulcrum is a paid social advertising agency specializing in large scale direct response campaigns for their clients. They believe in making data-driven marketing decisions and pride themselves in driving rapid campaign scale and efficiency for their retail and ecommerce clients.
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closed 10/16/2019 via PR Newswire

aia Worldwide, acquired Carve Consulting London Ltd

synopsis: AIA Worldwide, a global leader in talent acquisition technologies, is announcing its acquisition of Carve. Carve, a London social media firm, has a rich heritage of framing global social strategies that distinctly position its clients as leaders in the marketplace.
buyer parent: Gemspring Capital
buyer: aia Worldwide
AIA Worldwide is a global leader in talent acquisition technologies, committed to finding new ways to leverage software, strategy and creative to build talent and enhance their clients' employer brands – across every connection point. "
target: Carve Consulting London Ltd
Carve, a London social media firm, has a rich heritage of framing global social strategies that distinctly position its clients as leaders in the marketplace. The company is known for its ability to deliver forward-thinking social excellence for a range of high-profile clients.
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announced 10/1/2019 via PR Newswire

Blume Media Group Inc., will acquire Agency ETA

synopsis: Blume Media Group Inc., a leader in content creation, live streaming and digital media, will acquire Agency ETA, a full service advertising and marketing agency. Agency ETA creates high-quality, award-winning campaigns that produce measurable results for their clients.
buyer: Blume Media Group Inc.
Blume is a leader in content creation, live streaming and digital media. Blume helps content creators, sports leagues, concert promoters, broadcasters, OTTs, and distributors to create, engage, transform, localize, and distribute content to audiences around the world. "
target: Agency ETA
Agency ETA is a full service advertising and marketing agency. Agency ETA creates high-quality, award-winning campaigns that produce measurable results for their clients. Agency ETA has expertise in brand development, social media, public relations, event marketing, and more.
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announced 9/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Mercy Agency, LLC will be merged with Axenic LLC,

synopsis: Mercy Agency, LLC, a digital marketing agency in Los Angeles and New York, will merge with Axenic LLC, a creative marketing and branding agency. Mercy Agency provides support to their clients as they navigate the ever-changing digital landscape of social media and marketing.
buyer: Axenic LLC
Axenic is a creative marketing and branding agency. Axenic invests in marketing and branding solutions designed to mitigate the risk for both investors and brands entering the market. Axenic provides marketing and branding campaigns that are designed to meet their client's needs. "
target: Mercy Agency, LLC
Mercy Agency is a digital marketing agency in Los Angeles and New York. Mercy Agency provides support to their clients as they navigate the ever-changing digital landscape of social media and marketing.
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announced 8/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Iconic Labs, will acquire Social Alchemist Limited

synopsis: Iconic Labs, a multi-divisional new media and technology business in the UK, will acquire Social Alchemist Limited, a forward thinking social creative agency and distribution network in the UK. Social Alchemist helps brands produce social first content campaigns and distribution through their engaged network of social communities.
buyer: Iconic Labs (LSE:ICON:$0.05)
Iconic Labs is a multi-divisional new media and technology business in the UK. Iconic Labs delivers best-in-class consultancy, products, marketing and distribution. Iconic Labs builds forward thinking products to create the iconic brands of the future. "
target: Social Alchemist Limited
Social Alchemist is a forward thinking social creative agency and distribution network in the UK. Social Alchemist helps brands produce social first content campaigns and distribution through their engaged network of social communities.
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closed 7/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

ODMedia Group, acquired Effiecient

synopsis: ODMedia Group, the Dutch content services and processing company for on-demand media, has acquired Effiecient, a Dutch branding firm. Effiecient offers services for product design, media creation, web design, social media, and more. Effiecient helps their clients to design visibly distinctive products that stand out.
buyer: ODMedia Group
ODMedia Group is a Dutch content services and processing company for on-demand media. ODMedia provides a one-stop solution which makes sure content is in the right format, in the right place, at the right time. They connect content owners and platforms to deliver content to viewers around the world."
target: Effiecient
Effiecient is a Dutch branding firm. Effiecient offers services for product design, media creation, web design, social media, and more. Effiecient helps their clients to design visibly distinctive products that stand out and attract their audience's attention.
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closed 7/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Argyle Group, acquired Matchstick Inc.

synopsis: The Argyle Group, one of Canada's largest management-owned communications firms, has acquired a controlling interest in Matchstick, a Toronto-based digital agency. Matchstick specializes in social media marketing, digital engagement, and performance marketing.
buyer: Argyle Group
Headquartered in Canada, Argyle enables private, public and non-profit sector leaders to understand their publics, make better decisions, communicate with creativity and build the relationships that drive their business success. "
target: Matchstick Inc.
Matchstick is one of Canada's leading boutique agencies specializing in social media marketing and digital engagement. Services include social brand building, cross-platform brand storytelling, and performance marketing.
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closed 7/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Next 15, acquired Market Making

synopsis: Next 15, a communications business in London, has acquired Market Making, Europe's fastest growing social ad company, delivering impressive ROI to world leading brands. Market Making builds and creates real time audience segments and insights, automatically matching the right creative with the right audience.
buyer: Next 15 (AIM:NFC:$335.97)
Next 15 is a communications business in London. The Group incorporates 19 subsidiary agencies, spanning digital content, marketing, PR, consumer, technology, marketing software, market research, public affairs and policy communications. "
target: Market Making
Market Making is Europe's fastest growing social ad company, delivering impressive ROI to world leading brands. Their superior patent ad technology, the ATOM, builds and creates real time audience segments and insights, automatically matching the right creative with the right audience.
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announced 6/19/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Fluent Inc., will acquire AdParlor Inc.

synopsis: Fluent, Inc., a leading data-driven performance marketing company will acquire AdParlor, a Toronto-based digital advertising company. AdParlor offers sophisticated media buying and personalized creative services. The company provides media buying services for a variety of social networking platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and more.
buyer: Fluent Inc. (FLNT:$260.85)
Fluent is a people-based marketing platform that uses real-time, one-to-one interaction to create custom audiences and serve personalized ads that drive performance at scale. Fluent is transforming acquisition marketing by fusing hardcore data science with human interaction. "
target: AdParlor Inc.
AdParlor is a Toronto-based digital advertising company. AdParlor offers sophisticated media buying and personalized creative services. The company provides media buying services for a variety of social networking platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, and more.
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closed 6/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Mammoth Marketing Group Ltd, acquired Social Co.

synopsis: UK-based Social Co. was acquired by Mammoth Marketing Ventures in Liverpool. Social Co. is a boutique social media agency formed in 2015 after Managing Director Alessandro Paletta started the business from college. Social Co. has grown into an agency that takes a social-first approach to marketing.
buyer: Mammoth Marketing Group Ltd
Mammoth Marketing Group operates in the UK and Europe, acquiring and investing in profitable, stressed and struggling businesses. They work with business owners who are looking to retire, exit the sector altogether or who are looking to take on a new partner to scale-up and grow. "
target: Social Co.
Established in 2015, Social Co. has grown into an agency that takes a social-first approach to marketing. UK-based Social Co. uses their in-house teams to turn tricky social media briefs into powerful campaigns that engage, influence and disrupt.
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closed 6/5/2019 via BNC Analysis

IntellaSphere USA, acquired Edgytal

synopsis: Edgytal, a full service digital marketing agency headquartered in Mumbai, has agreed to be acquired by IntellaSphere USA, which offers a socially-collaborative system and services to help businesses transform their digital fans into active brand promoters.
buyer: IntellaSphere USA
IntellaSphere's mission is to help businesses survive and prosper in the digital age, by amplifying their marketing efforts and turning fans, customers and supporters into active brand promoters. They offer a comprehensive, integrated and easy-to-use marketing system. "
target: Edgytal
Headquartered in India, Edgytal is a company with expertise in social media marketing, search engine optimization, paid media campaign management, digital marketing consulting and website development. They assist customers in adding business value through appropriate digital marketing solutions.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Kath Blackham, purchased Melbourne Operations from Deepend Group

synopsis: Deepend Group has divested its Melbourne operations to Co-Founder, Kath Blackham. Deepend Group is an independent, digital communications and innovation consultancy group. They analyze, create and measure successful outcomes that transform businesses across Digital, Mobile, PR/Social Media and Innovation.
buyer: Kath Blackham
Kath Blackham is the Co-Founder of Deepend Group, an independent, digital communications and innovation consultancy group, and the Founder of VERSA, Australia's first enterprise level voice experience agency. She is based out of Melbourne, Australia. "
seller: Deepend Group
The Melbourne operations of Deepend Group is an independent, digital communications and innovation consultancy group. They analyze, create and measure successful outcomes that transform businesses across Digital, Mobile, PR/Social Media and Innovation.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 5/9/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Kanaris Group, acquired Uproar PR

synopsis: Uproar PR announces Kanaris Group has acquired the firm from co-founders Mike Harris and Catriona Harris. The acquisition comes after eight years of growth for Uproar PR, an international PR and social media firm. After the acquisition, Uproar PR will focus on strategic and controlled growth with expanded service offerings and an increase in staff.
buyer: Kanaris Group
Kanaris Group is led by Executive Director, Ermis Sfakiyanudis, a proven executive, with over 20 years experience launching and leading successful companies in competitive markets. "
target: Uproar PR
Uproar PR is a full-service public relations and social media agency that delivers top-tier results to drive sales and raise awareness for its clients. Uproar PR has service offerings in media relations, social media, creative services, thought-leadership and digital marketing.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

RevoTech merged with Echo Myanmar,

synopsis: Domestic PR firm Echo Myanmar has merged with digital marketing agency RevoTech to create ERA Myanmar, one of the country's largest marcomms agencies. Revo is a full-service digital agency specializing in social media management, media planning and distribution, influencer marketing and everything in between.
buyer: Echo Myanmar
Echo Myanmar is a PR firm for the top organizations in Myanmar, the region or the world. Their business is corporate and brand reputation, engagement and experience. They specialize in reputation management, PR, social and digital media, influencer management and more. "
target: RevoTech
Revo is a full-service digital agency specializing in social media management, media planning and distribution, influencer marketing and everything in between. They are based in Myanmar.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 4/23/2019 via BusinessWire

SutherlandGold Group, acquired Astro Media

synopsis: SutherlandGold Group, a leading full-service creative communications agency, announced it has acquired Astro Media, a strategic communication and marketing agency collaborating with brand professionals on creating digital and social media strategies that positively engage employees, influencers, and customers in the virtual world.
buyer: SutherlandGold Group
Sutherlandgold is a full-service integrated communications agency creating inspired stories for standout brands. The company has offices in San Francisco and New York City. "
target: Astro Media
Astro Media is a strategic communication and marketing agency collaborating with brand professionals on creating digital and social media strategies that positively engage employees, influencers, and customers in the virtual world.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 3/27/2019 via Company Press Release

modop, acquired M.C. Communications

synopsis: modop, a company that creates content, branding, and communications to grow their clients’ relationships, has acquired M.C. Communications, a provider of full-service integrated advertising, public relations, media management and social media marketing.
buyer: modop
modop creates content, branding, and communications to grow their clients’ relationships with the people they touch. They see all modern brands as channels that broadcast across multiple, traditional, social, mobile and digital touchpoints. They know how to guide brands as they become broadcasters. "
target: M.C. Communications
M.C. Communications provides full-service integrated advertising, public relations, media management and social media marketing. Their experience ranges from manufacturing, energy, insurance and government to finance, retail, health, security and entertainment.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/26/2019 via BusinessWire

Duncan Channon, acquired A2G

synopsis: Award-winning independent creative agency Duncan Channon announced the acquisition of A2G, an award-winning social, digital and experiential marketing agency made up of a diverse group of social strategists who instinctively understand the digital landscape.
buyer: Duncan Channon
Duncan Channon is an independent, integrated advertising and design agency based in San Francisco. The agency’s philosophy of guanxi, the belief that clients and staff, brands and customers all win when they build real, trusting relationships, underpins a specialty in re-launching brands. "
target: A2G
Founded in 2005, A2G is an award-winning social, digital and experiential marketing agency made up of a diverse group of social strategists who instinctively understand the digital landscape.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 3/5/2019 via BusinessWire

Accenture Interactive, acquired Hjaltelin Stahl

synopsis: Accenture has completed the acquisition of Hjaltelin Stahl, a leading Danish creative agency, known for its ability to create unique and consistent cross-media experiences for its clients. They will become part of Accenture Interactive.
buyer parent: Accenture
buyer: Accenture Interactive
Accenture Interactive helps the world’s leading brands transform their customer experiences across the entire customer journey. Through their connected offerings in design, marketing, content and commerce, they create new ways to win in today’s experience-led economy. "
target: Hjaltelin Stahl
Hjaltelin Stahl, founded in 2003, is one of Denmark’s largest independent agencies by revenue. They specialize in Digital, Dialogue, Social and Advertising.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 2/13/2019 via Company Press Release

Easycom Group, acquired SLAP digital

synopsis: Easycom Group, a specialist communications company for businesses by their multichannel communication campaigns, has acquired SLAP Digital, a digital marketing agency specializing in SEO, Social Ads, Inbound marketing, Analytics and training.
buyer: Easycom Group
Based in France, Easycom Group is a specialist communications company for businesses by their multichannel communication campaigns. They specialize in customer marketing, automatic layout, strategy and digital production, and print management. "
target: SLAP digital
SLAP Digital has quickly distinguished itself as a recognized agency in SEO, Social Ads, Inbound marketing, Analytics and training. SLAP Digital has formed a global network of service providers to help its customers in their digital strategy.
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