Like Taxi Top Advertising Division

closed 11/3/2011 via BNC Analysis

VeriFone Media, purchased Taxi Top Advertising Division from Show Media, Inc.

synopsis: VeriFone Media, already a major force in the taxi media world, extended its footprint much wider with the purchase of Show Media’s taxi-top business, adding 3,000 taxi-tops to VeriFone Media’s existing 6,800 taxi-tops in New York and another 100 to its 500 taxi-tops in Miami.
buyer parent: VeriFone, Inc.
buyer: VeriFone Media
VeriFone Media combines the wide reach of traditional out-of-home on taxis and transit vehicles with the highly-targeted delivery of the VeriFone Digital Network (VNET) in taxis and at gas stations. "
seller: Show Media, Inc.
Show Media is a leading provider of custom integrated solutions to Fortune 500 companies. Show Media provides its brand partners with unique transportation-based campaigns that generate maximum exposure and help foster an emotional connection between the brand and the target consumer.
price ($mm)
$28
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announced 3/31/2020 via PR Newswire

Ever Harmonic Global Limited, will acquire Clear Media, Ltd.

synopsis: Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc., one of the world's largest outdoor advertising companies, has entered into an agreement to irrevocably tender to sell its 50.91% stake in Clear Media to Ever Harmonic Global Limited. Clear Media is the largest operator of bus shelter advertising panels in China.
buyer: Ever Harmonic Global Limited
Ever Harmonic is a special purpose vehicle wholly owned by a consortium of investors comprising Mr. Han Zi Jing (chief executive officer and an executive director of Clear Media), Antfin (Hong Kong) Holding Limited, JCDecaux Innovate Limited and China Wealth Growth Fund III L.P. "
target parent: Clear Channel Outdoor, Inc.
target: Clear Media, Ltd. (CRMLF:$204.16)
Clear Media is the largest operator of bus shelter advertising panels in China, with leading market shares more than 70% in top-tier cities, and broad presence in the fastest growing cities across the country.
price ($mm)
$253*
rev ($mm)
$209
EBITDA ($mm)
$54
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
9.2x
closed 12/5/2018 via Company Press Release

P2P Transport Limited, acquired Nonstop Media

synopsis: P2P Transport, one of Australia’s largest fleet management businesses, has acquired Nonstop Media, a premium taxi advertising group in Australia. Nonstop Media's advertising formats include taxi backs, taxi tops, taxi wraps, actives, venues, tacticals, and London cabs. Nonstop Media's taxis and venues reach millions of people every day.
buyer: P2P Transport Limited (ASX:P2P:$23.56)
P2P Transport is one of Australia’s largest fleet management businesses focused on the point-to-point passenger transport industry. Their fleet includes a range of taxis, corporate and ride-share vehicles servicing each segment of the point-to-point passenger transport industry. "
target: Nonstop Media
Nonstop Media is a premium taxi advertising group in Australia. Their advertising formats include taxi backs, taxi tops, taxi wraps, actives, venues, tacticals, and London cabs. Nonstop Media has thousands of taxis and venues in metro and regional locations that reach millions of people every day.
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closed 9/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Global Media & Entertainment Limited, acquired Primesight, Ltd.

synopsis: Global, a leading media and entertainment group in the UK, has acquired Primesight from GMT Communications Partners, a European private equity firm. Primesight is one of the most diverse Outdoor Media Owners in the UK. Their diverse portfolio includes roadside billboards, display panels at cinemas and retail outlets and ten of the UK’s airports.
buyer: Global Media & Entertainment Limited
Global is a leading media and entertainment group in the UK. Global is home to some of the UK's biggest commercial radio brands, including Heart, Capital, Smooth and Classic FM. The group also operates two music TV channels and fifteen music festivals in the UK. "
target parent: GMT Communications Partners
target: Primesight, Ltd.
Primesight is one of the most diverse and broadest reaching Outdoor Media Owners in the UK with more than 35,300 sites nationwide. Primesight’s diverse portfolio incorporates large scale roadside billboards, display panels at cinemas and retail outlets and ten of the UK’s airports.
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closed 9/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

GO-JEK, acquired Promogo

synopsis: Indonesian ride-hailing giant Go-Jek, a mobile technology company, announced that it has acquired Indonesian adtech startup Promogo, a platform that enables brands to advertise on the body of individually owned vehicles.
buyer: GO-JEK
Based in Indonesia, GO-JEK is a mobile technology company with a social mission: to unleash social impact through technology. GO-JEK is a one stop application for daily needs, revolutionizing solutions from transport, logistics and lifestyle services. "
target: Promogo
Based in Indonesia, Promogo is an outdoor advertising platform, connecting drivers and advertisers to create advertisements on unique and effective vehicles. Paid drivers drive their vehicles that have been wrapped in advertiser brand stickers, so advertisers get the most from outdoor advertising.
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closed 9/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Statements Media Inc., acquired Sharkfin Canada Inc.

synopsis: Statements Media, a Toronto-based outdoor advertising company, has acquired Sharkfin Canada, the largest Taxi Top Advertising network in Canada. Sharkfin's Taxi Media platform provides a superior experience for their clients and reaches millions of Canadians every day.
buyer: Statements Media Inc.
Statements Media is a boutique outdoor advertising company based in Toronto that specializes in the sales of premium out-of-home properties and innovative advertising networks. Their diverse portfolio includes digital billboards, taxi tops and wraps, wall murals, parking garage media, and more. "
target: Sharkfin Canada Inc.
Sharkfin Canada is the largest Taxi Top Advertising network in Canada. With its adoption of technology, operational efficiency, automation and singular focus on taxi media, Sharkfin has been able to provide a superior experience for clients of its Taxi Media platform.
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closed 2/9/2017 via BNC Analysis

Stewart Signs Limited, acquired Stewart Signs Limited

synopsis: Stewart Signs, a Hampshire business that makes and installs vehicle livery and commercial graphics has been acquired by its 11-strong management team. With over 50 years’ experience, Stewart Signs leads the way in durable graphics for road and rail transport, signs and media display in the UK.
buyer: Stewart Signs Limited
Stewart Signs are the UK’s experts in road and rail livery, signs and graphic media. With over 50 years’ experience, Stewart Signs leads the way in durable graphics for road and rail transport, signs and media display. Their reputation for care, value and quality makes them a trustable partner. "
target: Stewart Signs Limited
Stewart Signs are the UK’s experts in road and rail livery, signs and graphic media. With over 50 years’ experience, Stewart Signs leads the way in durable graphics for road and rail transport, signs and media display. Their reputation for care, value and quality makes them a trustable partner.
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announced 7/17/2013 via BNC Analysis

Platinum Equity, LLC, will acquire CBS Outdoor International

synopsis: An affiliate of Platinum Equity has made an irrevocable binding offer to acquire CBS Outdoor International. CBSO International is a leading outdoor media company and is among the largest out-of-home media and billboard businesses in Europe, providing custom media solutions to outdoor advertising agencies and direct clients in Europe and China.
buyer: Platinum Equity, LLC
Platinum Equity is a global M&A&O® firm specialized in mergers, acquisitions, and operations of companies that provide mission-critical products, services, and solutions in diverse industries. "
target parent: CBS Corporation
target: CBS Outdoor International
CBS Outdoor International is a leading outdoor media company and is among the largest out-of-home media and billboard businesses in Europe, providing custom media solutions to outdoor advertising agencies and direct clients in the UK, Ireland, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and China.
price ($mm)
$225
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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announced 12/6/2011 via BNC Analysis

Cogeco, Inc., will acquire Metromedia CMR Plus Inc.

synopsis: COGECO Inc. announces that is has entered into an agreement to acquire Métromédia CMR Plus Inc. subject to customary closing adjustments and conditions. Métromédia is a Québec company that operates an advertising rep house in the public transit sector.
buyer parent: Rogers Communications Inc.
buyer: Cogeco, Inc. (TSX:CGO:$1,968.16)
Cogeco, Inc. is a diversified communications company. Cogeco, Inc. strives to meet the communication needs of consumers and advertisers through cable distribution and radio broadcasting. "
target: Metromedia CMR Plus Inc.
Metromedia CMR Plus Inc is a Quebec company that operates an advertising rep house in the public transit sector. Metromedia represents over 100 public transit markets notably in Montreal, in other Quebec regions as well as in major cities and numerous markets in the rest of Canada.
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closed 4/25/2011 via PR Newswire

BuildASign.com, acquired Impressions On The Go

synopsis: BuildASign.com, the leading online source for custom signs, banners, magnets and more, has announced the acquisition of Carwrap.com, also known as Impressions On The Go, a vehicle graphics company that caters primarily to multi-location franchise companies and large fleets.
buyer: BuildASign.com
Founded in 2005, BuildASign.com™ is the leading online source for custom signs, banners, magnets and more. Using the company's proprietary web-based technology, customers can design and purchase signs online quickly and easily, any day, any time, from anywhere in the U.S. and Canada. "
target: Impressions On The Go
Impressions On the Go, the world's premier vehicle wrap brand, specializes in providing world-class design, custom printing and installation services for eye-catching, top quality and cost-effective cut vinyl decals, vehicle wraps, auto wraps, and especially nationwide fleet wraps.
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closed 3/2/2011 via BusinessWire

Vomela, acquired B2B Media LLC

synopsis: B2B Media LLC, a newly formed affiliate of Vomela Specialty Company, announced it has completed the acquisition of the business and assets of B2B Media, a leading supplier of brand building vehicle advertising graphics to some of the largest vehicle fleets in the United States.
buyer: Vomela
Vomela Specialty Company operates as a graphics printing company. Its products include retail signage and graphics, such as visual merchandising graphics, point-of-sale displays, permanent fixtures, category signs, seasonal signage, cash wrap visuals, and store rollouts. "
target: B2B Media LLC
B2B Media, Inc. offers cost-effective advertising and branding solutions with maximum impact. The company designs, produces and installs high-quality vinyl graphics wraps for cars, trucks, vans, fleets, trailers, plus building, wall and stadium spaces.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/30/2010 via AP - Associated Press

Show Media, acquired OPG Media, Inc

synopsis: Show Media, the leader in outdoor and taxi top advertising business, announced it has acquired OPG Media, Inc., the second largest provider of taxi advertising in the Miami market.
buyer: Show Media
Show Media is the leading diversified out-of-home media and advertising company that specializes in connecting brands to consumers while they are in transit. "
target: OPG Media, Inc
OPG Media, Inc., the second largest provider of taxi advertising in the Miami market.
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closed 10/16/2009 via BusinessWire

China MediaExpress merged with TM Entertainment and Media, Inc.,

synopsis: TM Entertainment and Media, Inc. announced that the business combination with the shareholders of privately-held Hong Kong Mandefu Holding Limited has been completed. In conjunction with the acquisition, TM is changing its name to China MediaExpress Holdings, Inc. CME is China’s largest television advertising operator on inter-city express buses.
buyer: TM Entertainment and Media, Inc. (TMI:$0.00)
TM Entertainment and Media, Inc. is a Delaware blank check company incorporated on May 1, 2007 in order to serve as a vehicle for the acquisition of an operating business in the entertainment, media, digital and communications industries. "
target: China MediaExpress
China MediaExpress is China’s largest television advertising operator on inter-city express buses. The Company generates revenue by selling advertisements on its network of television displays installed on over 16,000 express buses operating in the nine most prosperous regions in China.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$63
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/7/2008 via PR Newswire

AirMedia Group Inc., will acquire Excel Lead International Limited

synopsis: AirMedia Group Inc., the operator of the largest digital media network in China dedicated to air travel advertising, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of the equity interest in Excel Lead International Limited.
buyer: AirMedia Group Inc. (AMCN:$50.23)
AirMedia Group Inc. operates the largest digital media network in China dedicated to air travel advertising. AirMedia has contractual concession rights to operate digital TV screens in 53 airports, including 29 out of the 30 largest airports in China. "
target: Excel Lead International Limited
Excel Lead International Limited, or Excel Lead operates the advertising business on gate bridges in airports in mainland China.
price ($mm)
$0.30
rev ($mm)
$75
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
23.9x
announced 7/7/2008 via PR Newswire

AirMedia Group Inc., will acquire Flying Dragon Advertising Co., Ltd

synopsis: AirMedia Group Inc. the operator of the largest digital media network in China dedicated to air travel advertising, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 80% of the equity interest in Flying Dragon Media Advertising Co., Ltd., or Flying Dragon, which operate the advertising business on gate bridges in airports in mainland China.
buyer: AirMedia Group Inc. (AMCN:$50.23)
AirMedia Group Inc. operates the largest digital media network in China dedicated to air travel advertising. AirMedia has contractual concession rights to operate digital TV screens in 53 airports, including 29 out of the 30 largest airports in China. "
target parent: Business Media China Ag
target: Flying Dragon Advertising Co., Ltd
Flying Dragon Advertising Co., Ltd. managed to expand the airport advertising business substantially. Besides the advertising rights at Beijing Airport, Flying Dragon was also granted the majority of advertising rights at other airports - among them Qingdao, Hangzhou, and Chengdu.
price ($mm)
$1.46*
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closed 1/6/2021 via PR Newswire

Velocity, A Managed Services Company, acquired EYE Corp Media

synopsis: Velocity, a managed services company, has acquired EYE Corp Media, a Digital Out of Home (DOOH) media company. EYE helps brands reach consumers where they shop, dine, commute and play. They offer valuable advertising opportunities in retail locations such as convenience stores, bars, cinema lobbies, and media tied to transit.
buyer: Velocity, A Managed Services Company
Velocity delivers a streamlined, single-source approach to managed services for clients in the retail, hospitality, and motion picture industries. Velocity offers highly customized, customer-focused solutions by integrating the latest technologies available into all of its product offerings. "
target: EYE Corp Media
EYE Corp Media is a Digital Out of Home (DOOH) media company. EYE helps brands reach consumers where they shop, dine, commute and play. They offer valuable advertising opportunities in retail locations such as convenience stores, bars, cinema lobbies, and media tied to transit.
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closed 2/21/2020 via Reuters

Lyft, acquired Halo Cars

synopsis: Lyft Inc, a leading ridesharing company, has acquired Halo Cars, a digital cartop advertising company that puts location-targeted ads on top of rideshare vehicles. Halo attaches smart ad monitors that serve hyper-targeted ads based on location, time, and weather to more effectively target consumers.
buyer: Lyft (:$3,615.96)
Lyft is a peer-to-peer transportation platform that connects passengers who need rides with drivers willing to provide rides using their own personal vehicles. Lyft was started with the mission of building a P2P transportation solution that makes cities safer, more affordable and better connected. "
target: Halo Cars
Halo Cars is a digital cartop advertising company that puts location-targeted ads on top of rideshare vehicles. Halo attaches smart ad monitors that serve hyper-targeted ads based on location, time, and weather to more effectively target consumers.
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closed 6/22/2018 via Company Press Release

Autobahn Tank & Rast, acquired fleet ad GmbH

synopsis: Autobahn Tank & Rast, a company that provides services on German autobahns, has acquired fleet ad GmbH, a leading operator of interactive digital screens in taxis. fleet ad creates the perfect advertising environment that is customized depending on the GPS and destination.
buyer: Autobahn Tank & Rast
Autobahn Tank & Rast, through its subsidiaries, offers services to travelers on German autobahns. It operates petrol stations that provide petrol, diesel, and gas; retail outlets and slot machines; and lavatories. "
target parent: CologneInvest GmbH
target: fleet ad GmbH
Based in Germany, fleet ad GmbH is the leading operator of interactive digital screens in taxis. They create the perfect advertising environment for high interaction rates and advertisements are customized depending on GPS readings.
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closed 11/21/2011 via BusinessWire

AllOver Media, Inc., acquired Intran Media, Inc.

synopsis: AllOver Media, Inc. has acquired Intran Media, Inc., a Minneapolis-based outdoor truckside advertising company. The acquisition significantly expands AllOver Media's roster of advertising solutions, ensuring its position as the industry's largest and most innovative provider of non-traditional out-of-home advertising.
buyer: AllOver Media, Inc.
AllOver Media, Inc. is the premier provider of non-traditional out-of-home advertising solutions with the capability to deliver market saturation across every DMA (Designated Market Area) in the United States. "
target: Intran Media, Inc.
Intran Media, Inc. is a Minneapolis-based outdoor truckside advertising company. Intran Media partners with independently-owned fleets of delivery and courier trucks and leases the space on the box of their vehicles to resell this space to advertisers.
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closed 1/6/2010 via PR Newswire

VisionChina Media, acquired Digital Media Group

synopsis: VisionChina Media Inc., one of China's largest out-of-home digital television advertising networks on mass transportation systems, announced the completion of the Company's previously announced acquisition of Digital Media Group, a leader in China's subway mobile television advertising market.
buyer: VisionChina Media (VISN:$83.38)
VisionChina Media Inc. operates an out-of-home advertising network on mass transportation systems, including buses and subways that reaches over 40 million viewers each day in China, according to CTR Market Research. "
target: Digital Media Group
Founded in 2002, Digital Media Group (DMG) is China's leading operator of digital media inside subway systems. DMG delivers quality entertainment, information, advertising and its proprietary Passenger Information System (PIS) to over 15 million passengers a day.
price ($mm)
$113
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closed 11/3/2011 via BNC Analysis

VeriFone Media, purchased Taxi Top Advertising Division from Show Media, Inc.

synopsis: VeriFone Media, already a major force in the taxi media world, extended its footprint much wider with the purchase of Show Media’s taxi-top business, adding 3,000 taxi-tops to VeriFone Media’s existing 6,800 taxi-tops in New York and another 100 to its 500 taxi-tops in Miami.
buyer parent: VeriFone, Inc.
buyer: VeriFone Media
VeriFone Media combines the wide reach of traditional out-of-home on taxis and transit vehicles with the highly-targeted delivery of the VeriFone Digital Network (VNET) in taxis and at gas stations. "
seller: Show Media, Inc.
Show Media is a leading provider of custom integrated solutions to Fortune 500 companies. Show Media provides its brand partners with unique transportation-based campaigns that generate maximum exposure and help foster an emotional connection between the brand and the target consumer.
price ($mm)
$28
rev ($mm)
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closed 11/30/2010 via AP - Associated Press

Show Media, acquired OPG Media, Inc

synopsis: Show Media, the leader in outdoor and taxi top advertising business, announced it has acquired OPG Media, Inc., the second largest provider of taxi advertising in the Miami market.
buyer: Show Media
Show Media is the leading diversified out-of-home media and advertising company that specializes in connecting brands to consumers while they are in transit. "
target: OPG Media, Inc
OPG Media, Inc., the second largest provider of taxi advertising in the Miami market.
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closed 11/3/2011 via BNC Analysis

VeriFone Media, purchased Taxi Top Advertising Division from Show Media, Inc.

synopsis: VeriFone Media, already a major force in the taxi media world, extended its footprint much wider with the purchase of Show Media’s taxi-top business, adding 3,000 taxi-tops to VeriFone Media’s existing 6,800 taxi-tops in New York and another 100 to its 500 taxi-tops in Miami.
buyer parent: VeriFone, Inc.
buyer: VeriFone Media
VeriFone Media combines the wide reach of traditional out-of-home on taxis and transit vehicles with the highly-targeted delivery of the VeriFone Digital Network (VNET) in taxis and at gas stations. "
seller: Show Media, Inc.
Show Media is a leading provider of custom integrated solutions to Fortune 500 companies. Show Media provides its brand partners with unique transportation-based campaigns that generate maximum exposure and help foster an emotional connection between the brand and the target consumer.
price ($mm)
$28
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announced 3/31/2020 via PR Newswire

Ever Harmonic Global Limited, will acquire Clear Media, Ltd.

synopsis: Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc., one of the world's largest outdoor advertising companies, has entered into an agreement to irrevocably tender to sell its 50.91% stake in Clear Media to Ever Harmonic Global Limited. Clear Media is the largest operator of bus shelter advertising panels in China.
buyer: Ever Harmonic Global Limited
Ever Harmonic is a special purpose vehicle wholly owned by a consortium of investors comprising Mr. Han Zi Jing (chief executive officer and an executive director of Clear Media), Antfin (Hong Kong) Holding Limited, JCDecaux Innovate Limited and China Wealth Growth Fund III L.P. "
target parent: Clear Channel Outdoor, Inc.
target: Clear Media, Ltd. (CRMLF:$204.16)
Clear Media is the largest operator of bus shelter advertising panels in China, with leading market shares more than 70% in top-tier cities, and broad presence in the fastest growing cities across the country.
price ($mm)
$253*
rev ($mm)
$209
EBITDA ($mm)
$54
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
9.2x
closed 12/5/2018 via Company Press Release

P2P Transport Limited, acquired Nonstop Media

synopsis: P2P Transport, one of Australia’s largest fleet management businesses, has acquired Nonstop Media, a premium taxi advertising group in Australia. Nonstop Media's advertising formats include taxi backs, taxi tops, taxi wraps, actives, venues, tacticals, and London cabs. Nonstop Media's taxis and venues reach millions of people every day.
buyer: P2P Transport Limited (ASX:P2P:$23.56)
P2P Transport is one of Australia’s largest fleet management businesses focused on the point-to-point passenger transport industry. Their fleet includes a range of taxis, corporate and ride-share vehicles servicing each segment of the point-to-point passenger transport industry. "
target: Nonstop Media
Nonstop Media is a premium taxi advertising group in Australia. Their advertising formats include taxi backs, taxi tops, taxi wraps, actives, venues, tacticals, and London cabs. Nonstop Media has thousands of taxis and venues in metro and regional locations that reach millions of people every day.
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closed 9/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Global Media & Entertainment Limited, acquired Primesight, Ltd.

synopsis: Global, a leading media and entertainment group in the UK, has acquired Primesight from GMT Communications Partners, a European private equity firm. Primesight is one of the most diverse Outdoor Media Owners in the UK. Their diverse portfolio includes roadside billboards, display panels at cinemas and retail outlets and ten of the UK’s airports.
buyer: Global Media & Entertainment Limited
Global is a leading media and entertainment group in the UK. Global is home to some of the UK's biggest commercial radio brands, including Heart, Capital, Smooth and Classic FM. The group also operates two music TV channels and fifteen music festivals in the UK. "
target parent: GMT Communications Partners
target: Primesight, Ltd.
Primesight is one of the most diverse and broadest reaching Outdoor Media Owners in the UK with more than 35,300 sites nationwide. Primesight’s diverse portfolio incorporates large scale roadside billboards, display panels at cinemas and retail outlets and ten of the UK’s airports.
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closed 9/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

GO-JEK, acquired Promogo

synopsis: Indonesian ride-hailing giant Go-Jek, a mobile technology company, announced that it has acquired Indonesian adtech startup Promogo, a platform that enables brands to advertise on the body of individually owned vehicles.
buyer: GO-JEK
Based in Indonesia, GO-JEK is a mobile technology company with a social mission: to unleash social impact through technology. GO-JEK is a one stop application for daily needs, revolutionizing solutions from transport, logistics and lifestyle services. "
target: Promogo
Based in Indonesia, Promogo is an outdoor advertising platform, connecting drivers and advertisers to create advertisements on unique and effective vehicles. Paid drivers drive their vehicles that have been wrapped in advertiser brand stickers, so advertisers get the most from outdoor advertising.
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closed 9/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Statements Media Inc., acquired Sharkfin Canada Inc.

synopsis: Statements Media, a Toronto-based outdoor advertising company, has acquired Sharkfin Canada, the largest Taxi Top Advertising network in Canada. Sharkfin's Taxi Media platform provides a superior experience for their clients and reaches millions of Canadians every day.
buyer: Statements Media Inc.
Statements Media is a boutique outdoor advertising company based in Toronto that specializes in the sales of premium out-of-home properties and innovative advertising networks. Their diverse portfolio includes digital billboards, taxi tops and wraps, wall murals, parking garage media, and more. "
target: Sharkfin Canada Inc.
Sharkfin Canada is the largest Taxi Top Advertising network in Canada. With its adoption of technology, operational efficiency, automation and singular focus on taxi media, Sharkfin has been able to provide a superior experience for clients of its Taxi Media platform.
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closed 2/9/2017 via BNC Analysis

Stewart Signs Limited, acquired Stewart Signs Limited

synopsis: Stewart Signs, a Hampshire business that makes and installs vehicle livery and commercial graphics has been acquired by its 11-strong management team. With over 50 years’ experience, Stewart Signs leads the way in durable graphics for road and rail transport, signs and media display in the UK.
buyer: Stewart Signs Limited
Stewart Signs are the UK’s experts in road and rail livery, signs and graphic media. With over 50 years’ experience, Stewart Signs leads the way in durable graphics for road and rail transport, signs and media display. Their reputation for care, value and quality makes them a trustable partner. "
target: Stewart Signs Limited
Stewart Signs are the UK’s experts in road and rail livery, signs and graphic media. With over 50 years’ experience, Stewart Signs leads the way in durable graphics for road and rail transport, signs and media display. Their reputation for care, value and quality makes them a trustable partner.
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announced 7/17/2013 via BNC Analysis

Platinum Equity, LLC, will acquire CBS Outdoor International

synopsis: An affiliate of Platinum Equity has made an irrevocable binding offer to acquire CBS Outdoor International. CBSO International is a leading outdoor media company and is among the largest out-of-home media and billboard businesses in Europe, providing custom media solutions to outdoor advertising agencies and direct clients in Europe and China.
buyer: Platinum Equity, LLC
Platinum Equity is a global M&A&O® firm specialized in mergers, acquisitions, and operations of companies that provide mission-critical products, services, and solutions in diverse industries. "
target parent: CBS Corporation
target: CBS Outdoor International
CBS Outdoor International is a leading outdoor media company and is among the largest out-of-home media and billboard businesses in Europe, providing custom media solutions to outdoor advertising agencies and direct clients in the UK, Ireland, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and China.
price ($mm)
$225
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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announced 12/6/2011 via BNC Analysis

Cogeco, Inc., will acquire Metromedia CMR Plus Inc.

synopsis: COGECO Inc. announces that is has entered into an agreement to acquire Métromédia CMR Plus Inc. subject to customary closing adjustments and conditions. Métromédia is a Québec company that operates an advertising rep house in the public transit sector.
buyer parent: Rogers Communications Inc.
buyer: Cogeco, Inc. (TSX:CGO:$1,968.16)
Cogeco, Inc. is a diversified communications company. Cogeco, Inc. strives to meet the communication needs of consumers and advertisers through cable distribution and radio broadcasting. "
target: Metromedia CMR Plus Inc.
Metromedia CMR Plus Inc is a Quebec company that operates an advertising rep house in the public transit sector. Metromedia represents over 100 public transit markets notably in Montreal, in other Quebec regions as well as in major cities and numerous markets in the rest of Canada.
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closed 4/25/2011 via PR Newswire

BuildASign.com, acquired Impressions On The Go

synopsis: BuildASign.com, the leading online source for custom signs, banners, magnets and more, has announced the acquisition of Carwrap.com, also known as Impressions On The Go, a vehicle graphics company that caters primarily to multi-location franchise companies and large fleets.
buyer: BuildASign.com
Founded in 2005, BuildASign.com™ is the leading online source for custom signs, banners, magnets and more. Using the company's proprietary web-based technology, customers can design and purchase signs online quickly and easily, any day, any time, from anywhere in the U.S. and Canada. "
target: Impressions On The Go
Impressions On the Go, the world's premier vehicle wrap brand, specializes in providing world-class design, custom printing and installation services for eye-catching, top quality and cost-effective cut vinyl decals, vehicle wraps, auto wraps, and especially nationwide fleet wraps.
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closed 3/2/2011 via BusinessWire

Vomela, acquired B2B Media LLC

synopsis: B2B Media LLC, a newly formed affiliate of Vomela Specialty Company, announced it has completed the acquisition of the business and assets of B2B Media, a leading supplier of brand building vehicle advertising graphics to some of the largest vehicle fleets in the United States.
buyer: Vomela
Vomela Specialty Company operates as a graphics printing company. Its products include retail signage and graphics, such as visual merchandising graphics, point-of-sale displays, permanent fixtures, category signs, seasonal signage, cash wrap visuals, and store rollouts. "
target: B2B Media LLC
B2B Media, Inc. offers cost-effective advertising and branding solutions with maximum impact. The company designs, produces and installs high-quality vinyl graphics wraps for cars, trucks, vans, fleets, trailers, plus building, wall and stadium spaces.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/30/2010 via AP - Associated Press

Show Media, acquired OPG Media, Inc

synopsis: Show Media, the leader in outdoor and taxi top advertising business, announced it has acquired OPG Media, Inc., the second largest provider of taxi advertising in the Miami market.
buyer: Show Media
Show Media is the leading diversified out-of-home media and advertising company that specializes in connecting brands to consumers while they are in transit. "
target: OPG Media, Inc
OPG Media, Inc., the second largest provider of taxi advertising in the Miami market.
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closed 10/16/2009 via BusinessWire

China MediaExpress merged with TM Entertainment and Media, Inc.,

synopsis: TM Entertainment and Media, Inc. announced that the business combination with the shareholders of privately-held Hong Kong Mandefu Holding Limited has been completed. In conjunction with the acquisition, TM is changing its name to China MediaExpress Holdings, Inc. CME is China’s largest television advertising operator on inter-city express buses.
buyer: TM Entertainment and Media, Inc. (TMI:$0.00)
TM Entertainment and Media, Inc. is a Delaware blank check company incorporated on May 1, 2007 in order to serve as a vehicle for the acquisition of an operating business in the entertainment, media, digital and communications industries. "
target: China MediaExpress
China MediaExpress is China’s largest television advertising operator on inter-city express buses. The Company generates revenue by selling advertisements on its network of television displays installed on over 16,000 express buses operating in the nine most prosperous regions in China.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$63
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/7/2008 via PR Newswire

AirMedia Group Inc., will acquire Excel Lead International Limited

synopsis: AirMedia Group Inc., the operator of the largest digital media network in China dedicated to air travel advertising, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of the equity interest in Excel Lead International Limited.
buyer: AirMedia Group Inc. (AMCN:$50.23)
AirMedia Group Inc. operates the largest digital media network in China dedicated to air travel advertising. AirMedia has contractual concession rights to operate digital TV screens in 53 airports, including 29 out of the 30 largest airports in China. "
target: Excel Lead International Limited
Excel Lead International Limited, or Excel Lead operates the advertising business on gate bridges in airports in mainland China.
price ($mm)
$0.30
rev ($mm)
$75
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
23.9x
announced 7/7/2008 via PR Newswire

AirMedia Group Inc., will acquire Flying Dragon Advertising Co., Ltd

synopsis: AirMedia Group Inc. the operator of the largest digital media network in China dedicated to air travel advertising, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 80% of the equity interest in Flying Dragon Media Advertising Co., Ltd., or Flying Dragon, which operate the advertising business on gate bridges in airports in mainland China.
buyer: AirMedia Group Inc. (AMCN:$50.23)
AirMedia Group Inc. operates the largest digital media network in China dedicated to air travel advertising. AirMedia has contractual concession rights to operate digital TV screens in 53 airports, including 29 out of the 30 largest airports in China. "
target parent: Business Media China Ag
target: Flying Dragon Advertising Co., Ltd
Flying Dragon Advertising Co., Ltd. managed to expand the airport advertising business substantially. Besides the advertising rights at Beijing Airport, Flying Dragon was also granted the majority of advertising rights at other airports - among them Qingdao, Hangzhou, and Chengdu.
price ($mm)
$1.46*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/6/2021 via PR Newswire

Velocity, A Managed Services Company, acquired EYE Corp Media

synopsis: Velocity, a managed services company, has acquired EYE Corp Media, a Digital Out of Home (DOOH) media company. EYE helps brands reach consumers where they shop, dine, commute and play. They offer valuable advertising opportunities in retail locations such as convenience stores, bars, cinema lobbies, and media tied to transit.
buyer: Velocity, A Managed Services Company
Velocity delivers a streamlined, single-source approach to managed services for clients in the retail, hospitality, and motion picture industries. Velocity offers highly customized, customer-focused solutions by integrating the latest technologies available into all of its product offerings. "
target: EYE Corp Media
EYE Corp Media is a Digital Out of Home (DOOH) media company. EYE helps brands reach consumers where they shop, dine, commute and play. They offer valuable advertising opportunities in retail locations such as convenience stores, bars, cinema lobbies, and media tied to transit.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/21/2020 via Reuters

Lyft, acquired Halo Cars

synopsis: Lyft Inc, a leading ridesharing company, has acquired Halo Cars, a digital cartop advertising company that puts location-targeted ads on top of rideshare vehicles. Halo attaches smart ad monitors that serve hyper-targeted ads based on location, time, and weather to more effectively target consumers.
buyer: Lyft (:$3,615.96)
Lyft is a peer-to-peer transportation platform that connects passengers who need rides with drivers willing to provide rides using their own personal vehicles. Lyft was started with the mission of building a P2P transportation solution that makes cities safer, more affordable and better connected. "
target: Halo Cars
Halo Cars is a digital cartop advertising company that puts location-targeted ads on top of rideshare vehicles. Halo attaches smart ad monitors that serve hyper-targeted ads based on location, time, and weather to more effectively target consumers.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/22/2018 via Company Press Release

Autobahn Tank & Rast, acquired fleet ad GmbH

synopsis: Autobahn Tank & Rast, a company that provides services on German autobahns, has acquired fleet ad GmbH, a leading operator of interactive digital screens in taxis. fleet ad creates the perfect advertising environment that is customized depending on the GPS and destination.
buyer: Autobahn Tank & Rast
Autobahn Tank & Rast, through its subsidiaries, offers services to travelers on German autobahns. It operates petrol stations that provide petrol, diesel, and gas; retail outlets and slot machines; and lavatories. "
target parent: CologneInvest GmbH
target: fleet ad GmbH
Based in Germany, fleet ad GmbH is the leading operator of interactive digital screens in taxis. They create the perfect advertising environment for high interaction rates and advertisements are customized depending on GPS readings.
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closed 11/21/2011 via BusinessWire

AllOver Media, Inc., acquired Intran Media, Inc.

synopsis: AllOver Media, Inc. has acquired Intran Media, Inc., a Minneapolis-based outdoor truckside advertising company. The acquisition significantly expands AllOver Media's roster of advertising solutions, ensuring its position as the industry's largest and most innovative provider of non-traditional out-of-home advertising.
buyer: AllOver Media, Inc.
AllOver Media, Inc. is the premier provider of non-traditional out-of-home advertising solutions with the capability to deliver market saturation across every DMA (Designated Market Area) in the United States. "
target: Intran Media, Inc.
Intran Media, Inc. is a Minneapolis-based outdoor truckside advertising company. Intran Media partners with independently-owned fleets of delivery and courier trucks and leases the space on the box of their vehicles to resell this space to advertisers.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/6/2010 via PR Newswire

VisionChina Media, acquired Digital Media Group

synopsis: VisionChina Media Inc., one of China's largest out-of-home digital television advertising networks on mass transportation systems, announced the completion of the Company's previously announced acquisition of Digital Media Group, a leader in China's subway mobile television advertising market.
buyer: VisionChina Media (VISN:$83.38)
VisionChina Media Inc. operates an out-of-home advertising network on mass transportation systems, including buses and subways that reaches over 40 million viewers each day in China, according to CTR Market Research. "
target: Digital Media Group
Founded in 2002, Digital Media Group (DMG) is China's leading operator of digital media inside subway systems. DMG delivers quality entertainment, information, advertising and its proprietary Passenger Information System (PIS) to over 15 million passengers a day.
price ($mm)
$113
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/5/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Firefly Systems Inc., acquired Strong Outdoor

synopsis: Ballantyne Strong, Inc., a holding company with diverse business activities focused on serving the entertainment, retail and advertising markets, announced that it has completed the sale of its Strong Outdoor out-of-home advertising business to Firefly Systems Inc.
buyer: Firefly Systems Inc.
Firefly is the street-level digital media network that connects audiences with dynamic media on taxis and rideshare vehicles. The company works with taxi companies and rideshare drivers to install its proprietary advertising displays atop their vehicles. "
target parent: Ballantyne Strong, Inc.
target: Strong Outdoor
Strong Outdoor is a digital out-of-home advertising business. They commenced operations in early 2018 and have expanded to over 3,000 New York City taxis.
price ($mm)
$3.77
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EV / rev
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XTD Limited
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Asiaray Media Group Limited
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