Like Mr. Youth

closed 11/14/2011 via PR Newswire

LBI International AB, acquired Mr. Youth

synopsis: LBi International N.V., the largest independent global marketing and technology agency, announced that it has acquired leading social media and marketing agency Mr Youth in the U.S. Mr Youth assists clients in driving engagement with the new generation of consumers and creating lasting brand advocacy through non-traditional channels.
buyer: LBI International AB (NL:LBI:$233.65)
LBi International is the world's largest independent marketing and technology agency. LBi offers a suite of services that are designed to help companies attract, engage and manage customers more effectively. This full service offering combines analytical, direct marketing and digital competences. "
target parent: Alta Communications
target: Mr. Youth
Mr Youth, founded in 2002, is a social media and youth marketing agency based in New York. The agency's core focus is assisting the world's leading brands in driving consumer engagement and lasting advocacy amongst millennials.
price ($mm)
$40
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/19/2020 via PR Newswire

Slope Agency, acquired Abacus Growth

synopsis: Slope Agency, a full-service marketing and design agency that specializes in helping startups and e-commerce companies grow, has announced the acquisition of Abacus Growth, a digital marketing agency with distinct expertise in TikTok.
buyer: Slope Agency
Slope is a full-service marketing and design agency and specializes in helping startups and e-commerce companies grow. Their services include social media marketing, web design & development, brand strategy & identity, email strategy, conversion rate optimization, and more. "
target: Abacus Growth
Abacus Growth is a digital marketing agency with distinct expertise in TikTok. As one of the first and only agencies approved to run TikTok ads, Abacus has quickly become the premier TikTok agency, achieving virality for clients like Forbes, LEGO, and Gravity Blanket.
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closed 2/10/2009 via PE Hub

Alta Communications, The Mustang Group LLC, acquired Mr. Youth

synopsis: Alta Communications and Mustang Group have acquired Mr. Youth, a New York–based social marketing agency. Alta Communications specializes in equity investments in media and communications companies, and The Mustang Group LLC, is a private equity firm that invests in industry-leading middle market companies.
buyer: Alta Communications
buyer: The Mustang Group LLC
Alta Communications is a Boston-based private equity firm specializing in equity investments in media and communications companies. Alta Communications has a very successful track record and is extremely active, having invested in over 100 media and telecommunications companies. "
target: Mr. Youth
Mr. Youth develops strategies and campaigns centered around the modern media mix of word-of-mouth, social interactive and experiential marketing, with a strong focus on creating integrated campaigns that fully engage the audience.
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closed 8/9/2018 via BusinessWire

Schiefer Chopshop, acquired Fuel Industries

synopsis: Schiefer Chopshop, an Irvine-based media and creative agency, has acquired Fuel Industries, a digital agency from Ottawa, Canada. The creative and technology teams at Fuel build digital products for brands ranging from website platforms to mobile app builds, games, gamification loyalty programs, and AR, VR, AI and voice experiences.
buyer: Schiefer Chopshop
Schiefer Chopshop is an Irvine-based media and creative agency. Founded in 2016 with the merger of media agency Schiefer Media and content creation studio Chopshop, Schiefer Chopshop combines data-driven media planning and innovative creative content for global brands. "
target: Fuel Industries
Fuel Industries (Fuel) is a digital agency from Ottawa, Canada. The creative and technology teams at Fuel build digital products for brands ranging from website platforms to mobile app builds, games, gamification loyalty programs, and AR, VR, AI and voice experiences.
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closed 2/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Gushcloud Pte Ltd, acquired DSTNCT Pte Ltd

synopsis: Gushcloud, Asia's number one influencer marketing company, has acquired DSTNCT, an integrated marketing agency in Singapore. DSTNCT delivers effective marketing solutions that target next generation youths and drives positive business value for their clients.
buyer: Gushcloud Pte Ltd
Gushcloud is a Singapore-headquartered, leading digital influencer, marketing and media company. Gushcloud works with brands and agencies to engage celebrities and influencers to create and broadcast compelling branded content to their audiences. "
target: DSTNCT Pte Ltd
DSTNCT is an integrated marketing agency in Singapore. DSTNCT delivers effective marketing solutions that target next generation youths and drives positive business value for their clients. Their clients include the National Youth Council, AIA Singapore, Capitaland Malls, Grab Singapore, and more.
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closed 10/3/2013 via PR Web

The Campus Agency, acquired College Fest

synopsis: The Campus Agency, a leading college marketing firm that is the creator of College Day at Fenway Park and other high profile college marketing events, has acquired CollegeFest from MRY. CollegeFest is the most heavily attended back-to-school event in New England, attracting over 17,000 college students each year.
buyer: The Campus Agency
The Campus Agency is a nontraditional media and marketing agency specializing in the student market. They have a deep understanding of the college market and broad connections with companies in the college space, but extensive experience in student deals and building partner relationships. "
target parent: Publicis Groupe SA
target: College Fest
CollegeFest is the most heavily attended back-to-school event in New England, attracting over 17,000 college students each year. CollegeFest is a Boston institution featuring live music and free swag from more than 100 local and national sponsors.
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closed 11/14/2011 via PR Newswire

LBI International AB, acquired Mr. Youth

synopsis: LBi International N.V., the largest independent global marketing and technology agency, announced that it has acquired leading social media and marketing agency Mr Youth in the U.S. Mr Youth assists clients in driving engagement with the new generation of consumers and creating lasting brand advocacy through non-traditional channels.
buyer: LBI International AB (NL:LBI:$233.65)
LBi International is the world's largest independent marketing and technology agency. LBi offers a suite of services that are designed to help companies attract, engage and manage customers more effectively. This full service offering combines analytical, direct marketing and digital competences. "
target parent: Alta Communications
target: Mr. Youth
Mr Youth, founded in 2002, is a social media and youth marketing agency based in New York. The agency's core focus is assisting the world's leading brands in driving consumer engagement and lasting advocacy amongst millennials.
price ($mm)
$40
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/10/2009 via PE Hub

Alta Communications, The Mustang Group LLC, acquired Mr. Youth

synopsis: Alta Communications and Mustang Group have acquired Mr. Youth, a New York–based social marketing agency. Alta Communications specializes in equity investments in media and communications companies, and The Mustang Group LLC, is a private equity firm that invests in industry-leading middle market companies.
buyer: Alta Communications
buyer: The Mustang Group LLC
Alta Communications is a Boston-based private equity firm specializing in equity investments in media and communications companies. Alta Communications has a very successful track record and is extremely active, having invested in over 100 media and telecommunications companies. "
target: Mr. Youth
Mr. Youth develops strategies and campaigns centered around the modern media mix of word-of-mouth, social interactive and experiential marketing, with a strong focus on creating integrated campaigns that fully engage the audience.
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announced 9/20/2012 via Reuters

Publicis Groupe SA, will acquire LBI International AB

synopsis: Publicis Groupe has agreed to acquire Dutch ad agency LBi International NV in a deal valuing the company at 416 million euros. LBi International is a global marketing and technology agency, blending strategic, creative, media and technical expertise to create business value.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$10,107.60)
Publicis Groupe is the third largest communications group in the world, offering the full range of services and skills: digital and traditional advertising, public affairs and events, media buying and specialized communication. "
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: LBI International AB (NL:LBI:$233.65)
LBi International is the world's largest independent marketing and technology agency. LBi offers a suite of services that are designed to help companies attract, engage and manage customers more effectively. This full service offering combines analytical, direct marketing and digital competences.
price ($mm)[EV]
$522 [$534]
rev ($mm)
$281
EBITDA ($mm)
$44
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
12.1x
closed 11/14/2011 via PR Newswire

LBI International AB, acquired Mr. Youth

synopsis: LBi International N.V., the largest independent global marketing and technology agency, announced that it has acquired leading social media and marketing agency Mr Youth in the U.S. Mr Youth assists clients in driving engagement with the new generation of consumers and creating lasting brand advocacy through non-traditional channels.
buyer: LBI International AB (NL:LBI:$233.65)
LBi International is the world's largest independent marketing and technology agency. LBi offers a suite of services that are designed to help companies attract, engage and manage customers more effectively. This full service offering combines analytical, direct marketing and digital competences. "
target parent: Alta Communications
target: Mr. Youth
Mr Youth, founded in 2002, is a social media and youth marketing agency based in New York. The agency's core focus is assisting the world's leading brands in driving consumer engagement and lasting advocacy amongst millennials.
price ($mm)
$40
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
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1.6x
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/26/2010 via Company Press Release

LBI International AB will be merged with Obtineo Netherlands Holding N.V.,

synopsis: Global private equity firm The Carlyle Group announced it has agreed to merge Obtineo Netherlands Holding N.V., with LBi. Obtineo is a combination of bigmouthmedia GmbH, the largest search engine marketing specialist in Europe and a portfolio company of Carlyle Europe Technology Partners, and €40m of newly committed capital.
buyer parent: The Carlyle Group
buyer: Obtineo Netherlands Holding N.V.
Obtineo Netherlands Holding N.V. f/k/a bigmouthmedia GmbH is an international internet marketing agency, providing the full range of online services including search engine optimization, keyword advertising and online media planning. "
target: LBI International AB (NL:LBI:$233.65)
LBi is a global digital marketing and technology agency, blending insight, creativity and expertise to solve business problems and the largest genuinely full service agency of its kind in Europe.
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closed 4/7/2008 via BNC Analysis

LBI International AB, acquired Special Ops Media

synopsis: New York City-based interactive marketing and design agency Special Ops Media (SOM) has been sold to European digital agency holding firm LBI.
buyer: LBI International AB (NL:LBI:$233.65)
LBi is a global digital marketing and technology agency, blending insight, creativity and expertise to solve business problems and the largest genuinely full service agency of its kind in Europe. "
target: Special Ops Media
Special Ops Media (SOM) was founded in 2002 by Jason Klein and Christian Anthony, and has done campaigns for clients such as Coca-Cola, MTV, NBC Universal (NYSE: GE), AMC, The Sundance Channel, Lionsgate Entertainment, Paramount, Universal Music Group, and others.
price ($mm)
$45
rev ($mm)
$22
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
11.3x
closed 11/14/2011 via PR Newswire

LBI International AB, acquired Mr. Youth

synopsis: LBi International N.V., the largest independent global marketing and technology agency, announced that it has acquired leading social media and marketing agency Mr Youth in the U.S. Mr Youth assists clients in driving engagement with the new generation of consumers and creating lasting brand advocacy through non-traditional channels.
buyer: LBI International AB (NL:LBI:$233.65)
LBi International is the world's largest independent marketing and technology agency. LBi offers a suite of services that are designed to help companies attract, engage and manage customers more effectively. This full service offering combines analytical, direct marketing and digital competences. "
target parent: Alta Communications
target: Mr. Youth
Mr Youth, founded in 2002, is a social media and youth marketing agency based in New York. The agency's core focus is assisting the world's leading brands in driving consumer engagement and lasting advocacy amongst millennials.
price ($mm)
$40
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/15/2020 via Company Press Release

GlynnDevins, acquired Linkmedia 360

synopsis: GlynnDevins, the leading technology-enabled marketing agency serving the senior living category, has acquired Linkmedia 360, a data-driven, digital marketing company. Linkmedia 360 creates and implements comprehensive lead generation programs using digital, social, mobile and traditional media channels.
buyer parent: CIP Capital
buyer: GlynnDevins
GlynnDevins is the leader in senior living marketing solutions. Their research-based brand development process, targeted digital advertising programs and metrics-based campaign strategies continue to be core service offerings within the agency. "
target: Linkmedia 360
Linkmedia 360 is a data-driven, digital marketing company. Linkmedia 360 creates and implements comprehensive lead generation programs using digital, social, mobile and traditional media channels. Their vast array of marketing services include SEO, paid media, email, web development and more.
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closed 10/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Hero Corporation Pty Ltd, acquired B.B.E

synopsis: Hero, a marketing agency holding group in Australia, has acquired B.B.E, an Australian marketing agency. B.B.E works with startups and corporates to drive growth through creative technology. They offer strategic consultancy, digital marketing, PR, advertising, and video production services.
buyer: Hero Corporation Pty Ltd
Hero is a marketing agency holding group in Australia. The group is owned by Ben Lilley, an Australian creative entrepreneur and private investor. Hero's network of agencies is comprised of McCann Australia, The Red Republic, SMART, Red Engine SCC and JSA Creative. "
target: B.B.E
B.B.E is an Australian marketing agency. B.B.E works with startups and corporates to drive growth through creative technology. They offer strategic consultancy, digital marketing, PR, advertising, and video production services.
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closed 10/7/2020 via PR Newswire

Rightpoint, acquired Something Digital

synopsis: Rightpoint has acquired Something Digital, a premier interactive agency. The addition of Something Digital's deep commerce expertise to Rightpoint's customer experience leadership, will further enable the company's ability to drive experience-led transformation at scale for clients across industries.
buyer parent: Genpact Ltd
buyer: Rightpoint
Rightpoint, a Genpact company, is a global experience leader. From whiteboard to roll-out, Rightpoint helps its clients embed experience across their operations from front to back offices to accelerate digital transformation through a human-centric lens. "
target: Something Digital
Something Digital is a premier interactive agency specializing in ecommerce website design, digital strategy, and user experience. Something Digital offers strategic, creative solutions that help clients grow their business.
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closed 9/30/2020 via BusinessWire

Acceleration Community of Companies, acquired Stripe Theory

synopsis: Acceleration Community of Companies (ACC) has acquired Stripe Theory, an Atlanta-based, data-fueled, strategic marketing agency. The addition of Stripe Theory will empower ACC to help its clients go beyond data to uncover insights and strategies that measurably and cost-effectively grow and protect brands.
buyer: Acceleration Community of Companies
ACC is a community of cutting-edge media, marketing, and communications companies that help clients move efficiently with their branding, marketing, and media decisions and action. ACC ensures all agencies are tech-enabled, utilizing data and analytics to drive maximum results for clients. "
target: Stripe Theory
Stripe Theory is a data-fueled digital agency delivering breakthrough insights through data automation and marketing innovation. The company uses its unique advantage in state-of-the-art research and analytics, digital technology, 360-monitoring, and deep-data analysis to protect and grow brands.
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closed 9/23/2020 via BusinessWire

Barrington Media Group, acquired Blackbird Garage

synopsis: Barrington Media Group, a portfolio company of Fort Point Capital, has acquired Blackbird Garage, a performance digital growth agency based in Chicago, Illinois that specializes in direct response advertising primarily for retail and ecommerce brands. They specialize in profitable customer acquisition for brands, e-commerce, and CPG.
buyer parent: Fort Point Capital
buyer: Barrington Media Group
Located in Shelton, Connecticut, Barrington Media Group (BMG) is a technology-enabled marketing services business that focuses on direct response advertisements in traditional media channels, including television, audio and direct mail. "
target: Blackbird Garage
Blackbird Garage is a performance digital growth agency based in Chicago, Illinois that specializes in direct response advertising primarily for retail and ecommerce brands. They specialize in profitable customer acquisition for brands, e-commerce, and CPG.
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closed 9/17/2020 via PR Newswire

Dynata, acquired CrowdLab Limited

synopsis: Dynata has acquired UK-based CrowdLab, an innovative digital ethnography solution for capturing in-the-moment consumer opinions, attitudes, and trends in a multiple award-winning digital platform. The acquisition will expand Dynata's qualitative research capabilities within its Dynata Insights Platform.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Dynata
Dynata is the world's largest first-party data and insights platform. With a reach of over 62 million consumers and business professionals globally, and an extensive library of individual profile attributes collected through surveys, Dynata is the cornerstone for precise, trustworthy quality data. "
target: CrowdLab Limited
UK-based CrowdLab is a digital ethnography solution for capturing in-the-moment consumer opinions, attitudes, and trends. CrowdLab helps brands understand how customers experience life, brands, products and services, sharing instantaneous contextualized insights through an engaging digital platform.
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announced 9/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

WebStrategies Inc., will acquire WebStrategies Inc.

synopsis: The ownership of WebStrategies Inc., Midlothian-based digital marketing agency, is transitioning over to its CEO. The agreement between CEO Chris Leone and the company’s founder, Neal Lappe, will transfer full ownership to Leone. WebStrategies uses metrics and web analytics data as the foundation for optimizing marketing programs.
buyer: WebStrategies Inc.
Chris Leone is the CEO of WebStrategies. Leone, a 2003 graduate of Midlothian High School, began as an entry-level employee with WebStrategies in 2008. "
target: WebStrategies Inc.
Based in Midlothian, Virginia, WebStrategies is in business to create raving fans. As a marketing firm specializing in generating online leads and sales, WebStrategies uses metrics and web analytics data as the foundation for optimizing marketing programs and maximizing return on marketing investmen
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closed 9/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Paprika Global Pte Ltd merged with Huntington Communications,

synopsis: Public relations agency Huntington Communications and creative agency Paprika Global have merged to form Distilleri, an independent strategic communications consultancy. Both agencies are uniting to form a stronger suite of communication solutions as the marketing and media landscapes are becoming more fragmented.
buyer: Huntington Communications
Huntington Communications is a public relations and crisis communications agency that works with global leaders as well as Singapore-based companies to manage reputation and shape opinions. They also specialize in event management, digital and social strategy, branding, media relations and more. "
target: Paprika Global Pte Ltd
Paprika is a fully integrated communications agency established since 2000. They provide a full suite of offerings spanning the following– Strategy, Creative, Digital, Social Networking, Relationship Management and Media Services.
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closed 9/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

LCR Capital Partners, acquired Altacircle LLC

synopsis: LCR Capital Partners, a global private investment and advisory services firm focused on U.S. immigration and investment, is excited to announce that it has agreed to acquire Altacircle LLC, a digital marketing consultancy that has a deep expertise in advertising technology and lead generation.
buyer: LCR Capital Partners
LCR Capital Partners is a global private investment and advisory services firm that is the ideal partner for families interested in U.S. immigration and investment. Founded in 2012, LCR is led by classmates who met at Harvard Business School and worked together at McKinsey & Company. "
target: Altacircle LLC
Altacircle is a digital marketing consultancy focused on lead generation and innovation. It was founded in 2018 by John Baker who was previously Chief Marketing Officer of Mirum, a global digital agency he helped to create inside J Walter Thompson and WPP.
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closed 9/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Real Agency Group, acquired Real Agency Group

synopsis: The management of Real Agency Group (RAG) has acquired the company from Bonnier Ventures, the venture arm of media group Bonnier. RAG is a Nordic network of best in class communication agencies. RAG offers a wide range of digital communication services that help their clients to reach, catch and convert audiences.
buyer: Real Agency Group
Real Agency Group (RAG) is a Nordic network of best in class communication agencies. RAG offers a wide range of digital communication services that help their clients to reach, catch and convert audiences. Their family of agencies include Spoon, The Domain Was Taken, Oh My and more. "
target parent: Bonnier AB
target: Real Agency Group
Real Agency Group (RAG) is a Nordic network of best in class communication agencies. RAG offers a wide range of digital communication services that help their clients to reach, catch and convert audiences. Their family of agencies include Spoon, The Domain Was Taken, Oh My and more.
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closed 8/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

CircleSquare, acquired Comtogether

synopsis: CircleSquare, a UK-based marketing company, has acquired comtogether, a Swiss digital marketing agency. CircleSquare will combine comtogether's expertise in data analysis and media planning with its 20 years of travel retail shopper experience to offer a stronger end-to-end proposition.
buyer: CircleSquare
UK-based CircleSquare are award-winning design and build experts capable of delivering retail solutions on a global scale. Working with some of the leading luxury companies in the world, CircleSquare creates retail displays, promotions, and environments that stand out. "
target: Comtogether
comtogether is a Swiss digital marketing agency. Its primary focus is on data-driven digital marketing, producing campaigns— including media planning and buying—and bespoke automations, with measurable and repeatable results.
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closed 8/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

Enigma Communication, acquired Disciple Pty Ltd

synopsis: Enigma Communication, one of Australia’s largest independent agencies, has acquired Disciple, an Australian creative agency that delivers advertising, content, digital solutions and strategic ideas to transform brands. Disciple solves complex business problems by creating work that builds brand relationships and sticks in people's heads.
buyer: Enigma Communication
Enigma Communication is a full service creative and media agency in Australia. Enigma provides creative ideas that help put their client's business ahead of the crowd. Their four areas of specialty include advertising, media, public relations, and branding. "
target: Disciple Pty Ltd
Disciple is an Australian creative agency that delivers advertising, content, digital solutions and strategic ideas to transform brands. Disciple solves complex business problems by creating work that cuts through clutter, builds brand relationships and sticks in people's heads.
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closed 8/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

RyanCap, acquired JBZ Digital

synopsis: Simon Ryan's independent agency group RyanCap has acquired JBZ Digital, a digital agency which will be merged immediately into the company's media specialist arm RyvalMedia. Australia-based JBZ Digital is an independently owned digital agency focused on delivering high impact marketing solutions.
buyer: RyanCap
RyanCap is a digital first advertising and marketing communications company established by former Dentsu Aegis Network Australia and New Zealand boss Simon Ryan in June 2020. RyanCap's existing media arm, RyvalMedia, is a digital first marketing and media specialist. "
target: JBZ Digital
JBZ Digital is an independently owned digital agency focused on delivering high impact marketing solutions. Founded in 2018 by Marcus Betschel, Paul Grainger and Jonathan Henshaw, JBZ Digital’s services include digital strategy and planning, performance media, social, ecommerce and analytics.
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announced 7/31/2020 via BNC Analysis

Digital Echidna will be merged with Northern Commerce,

synopsis: Canadian web design and digital agency Digital Echidna will merge with Ontario-based Northern Commerce. The two firms offer distinct capabilities and services which have delivered scalable growth and award-winning digital performance for some of North America’s most recognized organizations in retail, healthcare, and education.
buyer: Northern Commerce
Ontario-based Northern Commerce is a full-service digital agency that specializes in building high-performance omni-channel retail experiences. Using a data-driven approach, Northern creates immersive digital experiences that guide consumers through their purchase journey. "
target: Digital Echidna
Canada-based Digital Echidna is a web design and digital agency that focuses on developing digital experiences and large-scale websites on the Drupal content management system. It has a strong presence in the educational, health, government, and public sector markets.
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announced 7/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

JP Digital will be merged with NerdBrand,

synopsis: NerdBrand, a branding, web design and advertising agency, has entered a definitive merger agreement with fellow Louisville marketing agency, JP Digital, which specializes in digital marketing, content marketing, SEO, social media marketing, email marketing, and more.
buyer: NerdBrand
NerdBrand is a branding agency based out of Louisville, KY that specializes in brand identity and strategy. They also offer web design, content development and SEO services, as well as digital marketing and advertising services. "
target: JP Digital
JP Digital is a digital marketing agency based in Louisville, KY. They specialize in digital marketing, content marketing, SEO, social media marketing, email marketing, and more.
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closed 7/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

JSAcreative merged with The Red Republic,

synopsis: JSAcreative has merged with The Red Republic, a leading consumer communications agency in Australia. JSAcreative is an independent full-service creative agency in Australia. JSAcreative creates engaging brand experiences and integrated campaigns to help their clients create and re-imagine their brands.
buyer parent: McCann Australia
buyer: The Red Republic
The Red Republic is a leading consumer communications agency in Australia. The Red Republic creates unique campaigns and brand solutions to help bring brands to life. The agency specialises in public relations, social media management, influencer management, events, brand activations, and more. "
target: JSAcreative
JSAcreative is an independent full-service creative agency in Australia. JSAcreative creates engaging brand experiences and integrated campaigns to help their clients create and re-imagine their brands. Their services include strategy, creative, brand, digital, and design.
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closed 7/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

Eon Digital Labs merged with Rapid Click Pty Ltd,

synopsis: Australia-based Eon Digital Labs are very pleased to announce the merger with Victorian-based digital advertising agency, Rapid Click. Eon Digital Labs is a digital agency that brings more than 30 years combined experience in the online arena.
buyer: Rapid Click Pty Ltd
Based in Australia, Rapid Click helps companies utilise the best ideas, methodologies and technologies to maximise their online presence and grow their business, through website design and redesign, SEO, email marketing, online advertising and application development. "
target: Eon Digital Labs
Eon Digital Labs is a digital agency that brings more than 30 years combined experience in the online arena. Eon Digital Labs can combine a content management system, e-commerce, databases, mobile apps and email marketing, and effectively use analytics to measure the success of digital strategy.
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closed 7/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

P4 Group Pty Ltd, acquired Ruby Communications Pty Ltd

synopsis: P4 Group has acquired Ruby Communications, bolstering the company's service offering across public relations, digital, creative, marketing, communications and stakeholder engagements. The two firms are Queensland's award-winning communications consultancies.
buyer: P4 Group Pty Ltd
With offices in Brisbane and the Gold Coast, the dynamic marketing and communications powerhouse bolsters P4 Group’s service offering across public relations, digital, creative, marketing, communications and stakeholder engagement. "
target: Ruby Communications Pty Ltd
In a world that is dominated by content, brands can only achieve influence by engaging audiences in a more powerful way. Ruby Communications believes in making an impact. The specialists at their company believe in creativity, planning, collaboration and insight-led ideas.
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announced 6/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

The Channel Islands Media Group Limited, will acquire TPA Guernsey Ltd.

synopsis: The Channel Islands Media Group (CIMG) has agreed to acquire creative digital agency TPA Guernsey Ltd., a leading marketing and creative digital agency in the Channel Islands. The acquisition of TPA is a strategic purchase that will both expand CIMG’s service offering and enable the digital transformation of the Guernsey Press.
buyer parent: MXC Capital
buyer: The Channel Islands Media Group Limited
The Channel Island Media Group, a joint venture between Bailiwick Investments Ltd and MXC Guernsey Ltd, was formed with the ambition of creating a one-stop solution for the marketing, content, and digital needs of Channel Islands businesses. "
target: TPA Guernsey Ltd.
TPA is a leading marketing and creative digital agency in the Channel Islands. The company combines strategic excellence, creative, and digital expertise to deliver business-changing results for its clients.
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Ticker: DB:PU11
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Social Chain
As the first integrated social media company, The Social Chain combines social media and social commerce, integrated through its own tech platform LINKS. Headquartered in Germany, The Social Chain is a pioneer in the creation, development, and scaling of social media brands.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
700
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Ticker: JP:4751
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CyberAgent Inc.
CyberAgent Inc.
CyberAgent Inc. engages in Internet media and Internet advertising businesses. It also involves in the investment development business. They are currently expanding their business in the field of Internet, a leading industry of the 21st Century.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$141,111.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$21,121.00
EBIT ($mm)
$17,411.00
Net Income ($mm)
$8,523.00
Employees
2437
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Ticker: SZSE:300058
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BlueFocus Communication Group
BlueFocus Communication Group
BlueFocus is one of the most recognized communications services groups originating in China. They provide a wide spectrum of marketing and brand management services across disciplines of Strategy, Digital, Advertising, Media, Social, PR, Design, Branding, CRM, Data, E-Commerce and Mobile solutions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,361.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$120.72
EBIT ($mm)
$102.91
Net Income ($mm)
$75.66
Employees
5445
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Ticker: ENXTPA:LOCAL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Solocal Group
Solocal Group
SoLocal Group, European leader in local online communication, reveals local know-how, and boosts local revenues of businesses. The Internet activities of the Group are structured around two business lines: Local Search and Digital Marketing.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$651.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$212.56
EBIT ($mm)
$133.38
Net Income ($mm)
$35.80
Employees
3159
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Ticker: JASDAQ:213
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iREP Co., Ltd.
IREP Co., Ltd. provides marketing services in Japan. It operates in two segments, Internet Marketing and Senior Marketing. The Internet Marketing segment engages in the sales agency business of listing advertisements in Japan for Yahoo Japan Corporation and Google, Inc.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$505.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.18
EBIT ($mm)
$8.91
Net Income ($mm)
$5.31
Employees
352
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Ticker: SZSE:300071
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spearhead Integrated Marketing Communication Group
Spearhead Integrated Marketing Communication Group
Spearhead Group, a Chinese A-shares listed public company, is one of the biggest digital IMC groups in China. With a clear strategy of "Big Data, Big Content", Spearhead keeps on expanding its specialty and strengthening its competency through 5 main business units.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$477.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$32.48
EBIT ($mm)
$31.51
Net Income ($mm)
$18.83
Employees
1247
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Ticker: 4293
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Septeni Holdings Co., Ltd.
Septeni Holdings Co., Ltd. provides Internet advertising and media content businesses. The company offers Internet-based comprehensive marketing support services for corporate clients, including services marketing platforms for ad networks, cloud based CRM services and Web solutions.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$461.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$19.13
EBIT ($mm)
$16.27
Net Income ($mm)
$17.99
Employees
809
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Ticker: AIM:NFC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Next 15
Next 15
Next 15 is a communications business which employs over 1,250 people across 36 offices in 15 countries, incorporating 17 subsidiary agencies, spanning digital content, marketing, PR, consumer, technology, marketing software, market research, public affairs and policy communications.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$388.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$51.59
EBIT ($mm)
$30.53
Net Income ($mm)
$2.93
Employees
2183
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Ticker: DGIT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digital Generation, Inc.
Digital Generation, Inc.
Digital Generation, Inc. is the world's leading ad management and distribution platform. DG connects over 11,000 global advertisers and agencies with their targeted audiences through an expansive network of over 6,000 television broadcast stations and over 11,500 web publishers in 75 countries.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$385.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$103.07
EBIT ($mm)
$52.39
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ASX:SLM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Salmat Ltd.
Salmat Ltd.
Salmat is a leading Australian marketing services business. They partner with their clients to help them with the constant pressure of acquiring and servicing their customers, week-in, week-out. With media, digital and customer service capabilities, Salmat has the right solutions for their clients.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$333.12
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.46
EBIT ($mm)
$6.75
Net Income ($mm)
$3.26
Employees
3000
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Ticker: BSE:532368
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lycos Internet Limited
Lycos Internet Limited
Lycos Internet Limited has evolved from one of the first search engines on the web into a digital media powerhouse with three major divisions: LYCOS Media, LYCOS Advertising, and LYCOS Life (consumer products division). The company employs over 500 people working out of 24 offices worldwide.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$325.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$91.06
EBIT ($mm)
$88.24
Net Income ($mm)
$58.21
Employees
1000
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Ticker: TSE:6553
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SoldOut
SoldOut
SoldOut is a digital marketing company that works to increase the sales of small and medium-sized venture companies in Japan. They refine and pursue marketing techniques without compromise in order to contribute to the success of online businesses of small and medium-sized and venture companies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$183.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.82
EBIT ($mm)
$6.72
Net Income ($mm)
$3.49
Employees
255
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Ticker: DLGEF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digital Garage Inc.
Digital Garage produces innovative contexts for the age of the internet by combining three crucial technologies, namely Information Technology, Marketing Technology and Financial Technology. Their core competence is in the integration of the unique areas of specialization in these technologies.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$171.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$23.20
EBIT ($mm)
$18.65
Net Income ($mm)
$24.22
Employees
376
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Ticker: ENXTPA:HOP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hopscotch Global PR Group
Hopscotch Global PR Group
Hopscotch is a Paris-based communication consulting group that creates sustainable relationships between audiences and brands. Hopscotch specializes in PR, event marketing, and digital marketing. Hopscotch helps brands manage their reputation, engage their audiences, and generate more sales.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$164.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.56
EBIT ($mm)
$3.74
Net Income ($mm)
$3.30
Employees
313
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALNBT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetBooster Group
NetBooster Group
NetBooster is a leading independent European agency in digital performance marketing that makes its comprehensive expertise of digital marketing available to its clients to achieve the best possible performance for their investments.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$155.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.43
EBIT ($mm)
$4.88
Net Income ($mm)
$0.42
Employees
571
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Ticker: AIM:INTQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
InternetQ PLC
InternetQ PLC
InternetQ is one of the world's most successful Mobile, Social & APP-based service providers. Their disruptive mobile marketing, rich media and advertising platforms enable clients to profitably engage with the emerging social entertainment ecosystem.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$151.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.25
EBIT ($mm)
$12.92
Net Income ($mm)
$11.84
Employees
155
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