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closed 3/6/2012 via BNC Analysis

Lippincott Massie McQuilkin, LLC, acquired Russell & Volkening, Inc.

synopsis: Lippincott Massie McQuilkin has acquired the literary agency, Russell & Volkening, Inc. R&V represents such notable authors as Anne Tyler, Nadine Gordimer and Tom Perrotta; the agency handles fiction, non-fiction and children's books.
buyer: Lippincott Massie McQuilkin, LLC
Lippincott Massie McQuilkin, LLC is a full-service literary agency that focuses on bringing fiction and non-fiction of quality to the largest possible audience. "
target: Russell & Volkening, Inc.
Russell & Volkening was founded in 1940 by Diarmuid Russell and Henry Volkening. They handle fiction, non-fiction and children's books, focusing on quality of writing and literary merit across the board.
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announced 11/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Folio Literary Management, will acquire Emma Sweeney Agency LLC

synopsis: Folio Literary Management, a literary agency that places both fiction and non-fiction with publishers throughout the US, will acquire Emma Sweeney Agency (ESA), a boutique literary agency. ESA specializes in general fiction, historical fiction and narrative nonfiction projects including memoir, history, science and religion.
buyer: Folio Literary Management
Folio Literary Management places both fiction and non-fiction with major publishers throughout the U.S. and around the world. Folio represents many first-time and well-established authors, and works closely with them to take their careers to new heights. "
target: Emma Sweeney Agency LLC
Emma Sweeney Agency (ESA) is a boutique literary agency. ESA specializes in general fiction, historical fiction and narrative nonfiction projects including memoir, history, science and religion. ESA works with co-agents in every territory, from the UK and Australia to Germany, Spain, and Asia.
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closed 10/30/2014 via PR Newswire

Y Entertainment Group LLC, acquired Vigliano Associates

synopsis: Vigliano Associates has been acquired by Y Entertainment Group LLC, expanding Y Entertainment's group of management and agency businesses to encompass Music, TV, Lifestyle and Literary. The literary agency, which will now conduct business as AGI-VIGLIANO LITERARY LLC, is the preeminent boutique literary agency in the publishing business.
buyer parent: The Yucaipa Companies
buyer: Y Entertainment Group LLC
Y Entertainment Group LLC is a dedicated entertainment investment and management vehicle of The Yucaipa Companies, LLC. Y Entertainment Group is rapidly growing and competitively positioned to be a first tier, fully-integrated, multi-faceted entertainment company. "
target: Vigliano Associates
Vigliano Associates is the preeminent boutique literary agency in publishing, with sixteen #1 New York Times bestsellers to its name. They have represented multiple Pulitzer and Nobel Prize winners, and they now publish eBooks through their new venture Vigliano Books.
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closed 2/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

United Talent Agency, Inc., acquired Digital Brand Architects

synopsis: United Talent Agency, one of the biggest talent agencies in the world, has acquired Digital Brand Architects (DBA) from The Azoff Company, a privately held media and entertainment company. DBA is the industry leader in the influencer management and marketing landscape. DBA represents a world class portfolio of social media-oriented personalities.
buyer: United Talent Agency, Inc.
One of the biggest talent agencies in the world, United Talent Agency represents many of the world’s most acclaimed figures in current and emerging area of entertainment and media, including television, music, digital, broadcast news, books, theater, video games, fine art and live entertainment. "
target parent: The Azoff Company
target: Digital Brand Architects
Digital Brand Architects (DBA) is the industry leader in the influencer management and marketing landscape. DBA represents a world class portfolio of diverse social media-oriented personalities, creators, and publishers. DBA's portfolio of influencers include Rach Parcell, Amber Lewis and more.
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closed 3/15/2017 via PR Web

Gushcloud Pte Ltd, acquired uFluencer Group

synopsis: Gushcloud, Southeast Asia’s leading influencer media and marketing company, has acquired uFluencer Group, a US-based social media talent management agency. With the acquisition, Gushcloud has announced the formation of Gushcloud Talent Agency (GTA), a division dedicated to social media talent management.
buyer parent: YelloMobile
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: uFluencer Group
uFluencer Group is a social media talent management agency. uFluencer Group currently represents some of the top social media influencers in the world, including Promise Phan, Carli Bybel, Evon Wahab, Lindy Tsang (Bubzbeauty), Shannon Harris (Shaaanxo) and Judy & Benji Travis (ItsJudysLife).
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closed 6/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

United Talent Agency, Inc., acquired Press X

synopsis: United Talent Agency (UTA), one of the biggest talent agencies in the world, has acquired Press X, the global leader in esports marketing and talent representation. Press X connects brands to content creators and players to teams.
buyer: United Talent Agency, Inc.
One of the biggest talent agencies in the world, United Talent Agency represents many of the world’s most acclaimed figures in current and emerging area of entertainment and media, including television, music, digital, broadcast news, books, theater, video games, fine art and live entertainment. "
target: Press X
Press X is the global leader in esports marketing and talent representation. Specializing in digital marketing, strategy development, campaign management, and content development, they help navigate the fragmented space, connecting brands to content creators and players to teams.
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closed 6/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

United Talent Agency, Inc., acquired Everyday Influencers

synopsis: United Talent Agency (UTA), one of the biggest talent agencies in the world, has acquired Everyday Influencers (EI Management), a leading esports management firm that has expertise in overall brand building, talent development, and monetization strategy.
buyer: United Talent Agency, Inc.
One of the biggest talent agencies in the world, United Talent Agency represents many of the world’s most acclaimed figures in current and emerging area of entertainment and media, including television, music, digital, broadcast news, books, theater, video games, fine art and live entertainment. "
target: Everyday Influencers
Everyday Influencers (EI Management) is a leading esports management firm representing top talent across multiple platforms and verticals. EI has expertise in overall brand building, talent development and monetization strategy.
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closed 4/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

Keywords Studios, acquired Cord Worldwide Limited and Laced Music Limited

synopsis: Keywords Studios, the international technical services provider to the global video games industry, has acquired Cord Worldwide Limited and Laced Music Limited from the Cutting Edge Group. CORD is a music agency working in branding and advertising. Laced is a music services company and record label working within the video games industry.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$323.52)
Keywords Studios is an international technical services provider to the global video games industry. They provide integrated art production, engineering, audio services, testing, localization and player support services across 50 languages and 14 game platforms to clients in more than 20 countries. "
target parent: Cutting Edge Music Holdings Limited
target: Cord Worldwide Limited and Laced Music Limited
Established in 2009, CORD is a music agency working in branding and advertising. CORD’s services include music strategy, supervision, composition, sonic branding and talent management. Established in 2015, Laced is a music services company and record label working within the video games industry.
price ($mm)
$6.34
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
6.7x
closed 3/6/2012 via BNC Analysis

Lippincott Massie McQuilkin, LLC, acquired Russell & Volkening, Inc.

synopsis: Lippincott Massie McQuilkin has acquired the literary agency, Russell & Volkening, Inc. R&V represents such notable authors as Anne Tyler, Nadine Gordimer and Tom Perrotta; the agency handles fiction, non-fiction and children's books.
buyer: Lippincott Massie McQuilkin, LLC
Lippincott Massie McQuilkin, LLC is a full-service literary agency that focuses on bringing fiction and non-fiction of quality to the largest possible audience. "
target: Russell & Volkening, Inc.
Russell & Volkening was founded in 1940 by Diarmuid Russell and Henry Volkening. They handle fiction, non-fiction and children's books, focusing on quality of writing and literary merit across the board.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/6/2012 via BNC Analysis

Lippincott Massie McQuilkin, LLC, acquired Russell & Volkening, Inc.

synopsis: Lippincott Massie McQuilkin has acquired the literary agency, Russell & Volkening, Inc. R&V represents such notable authors as Anne Tyler, Nadine Gordimer and Tom Perrotta; the agency handles fiction, non-fiction and children's books.
buyer: Lippincott Massie McQuilkin, LLC
Lippincott Massie McQuilkin, LLC is a full-service literary agency that focuses on bringing fiction and non-fiction of quality to the largest possible audience. "
target: Russell & Volkening, Inc.
Russell & Volkening was founded in 1940 by Diarmuid Russell and Henry Volkening. They handle fiction, non-fiction and children's books, focusing on quality of writing and literary merit across the board.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/6/2012 via BNC Analysis

Lippincott Massie McQuilkin, LLC, acquired Russell & Volkening, Inc.

synopsis: Lippincott Massie McQuilkin has acquired the literary agency, Russell & Volkening, Inc. R&V represents such notable authors as Anne Tyler, Nadine Gordimer and Tom Perrotta; the agency handles fiction, non-fiction and children's books.
buyer: Lippincott Massie McQuilkin, LLC
Lippincott Massie McQuilkin, LLC is a full-service literary agency that focuses on bringing fiction and non-fiction of quality to the largest possible audience. "
target: Russell & Volkening, Inc.
Russell & Volkening was founded in 1940 by Diarmuid Russell and Henry Volkening. They handle fiction, non-fiction and children's books, focusing on quality of writing and literary merit across the board.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Folio Literary Management, will acquire Emma Sweeney Agency LLC

synopsis: Folio Literary Management, a literary agency that places both fiction and non-fiction with publishers throughout the US, will acquire Emma Sweeney Agency (ESA), a boutique literary agency. ESA specializes in general fiction, historical fiction and narrative nonfiction projects including memoir, history, science and religion.
buyer: Folio Literary Management
Folio Literary Management places both fiction and non-fiction with major publishers throughout the U.S. and around the world. Folio represents many first-time and well-established authors, and works closely with them to take their careers to new heights. "
target: Emma Sweeney Agency LLC
Emma Sweeney Agency (ESA) is a boutique literary agency. ESA specializes in general fiction, historical fiction and narrative nonfiction projects including memoir, history, science and religion. ESA works with co-agents in every territory, from the UK and Australia to Germany, Spain, and Asia.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/30/2014 via PR Newswire

Y Entertainment Group LLC, acquired Vigliano Associates

synopsis: Vigliano Associates has been acquired by Y Entertainment Group LLC, expanding Y Entertainment's group of management and agency businesses to encompass Music, TV, Lifestyle and Literary. The literary agency, which will now conduct business as AGI-VIGLIANO LITERARY LLC, is the preeminent boutique literary agency in the publishing business.
buyer parent: The Yucaipa Companies
buyer: Y Entertainment Group LLC
Y Entertainment Group LLC is a dedicated entertainment investment and management vehicle of The Yucaipa Companies, LLC. Y Entertainment Group is rapidly growing and competitively positioned to be a first tier, fully-integrated, multi-faceted entertainment company. "
target: Vigliano Associates
Vigliano Associates is the preeminent boutique literary agency in publishing, with sixteen #1 New York Times bestsellers to its name. They have represented multiple Pulitzer and Nobel Prize winners, and they now publish eBooks through their new venture Vigliano Books.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

United Talent Agency, Inc., acquired Digital Brand Architects

synopsis: United Talent Agency, one of the biggest talent agencies in the world, has acquired Digital Brand Architects (DBA) from The Azoff Company, a privately held media and entertainment company. DBA is the industry leader in the influencer management and marketing landscape. DBA represents a world class portfolio of social media-oriented personalities.
buyer: United Talent Agency, Inc.
One of the biggest talent agencies in the world, United Talent Agency represents many of the world’s most acclaimed figures in current and emerging area of entertainment and media, including television, music, digital, broadcast news, books, theater, video games, fine art and live entertainment. "
target parent: The Azoff Company
target: Digital Brand Architects
Digital Brand Architects (DBA) is the industry leader in the influencer management and marketing landscape. DBA represents a world class portfolio of diverse social media-oriented personalities, creators, and publishers. DBA's portfolio of influencers include Rach Parcell, Amber Lewis and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/15/2017 via PR Web

Gushcloud Pte Ltd, acquired uFluencer Group

synopsis: Gushcloud, Southeast Asia’s leading influencer media and marketing company, has acquired uFluencer Group, a US-based social media talent management agency. With the acquisition, Gushcloud has announced the formation of Gushcloud Talent Agency (GTA), a division dedicated to social media talent management.
buyer parent: YelloMobile
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: uFluencer Group
uFluencer Group is a social media talent management agency. uFluencer Group currently represents some of the top social media influencers in the world, including Promise Phan, Carli Bybel, Evon Wahab, Lindy Tsang (Bubzbeauty), Shannon Harris (Shaaanxo) and Judy & Benji Travis (ItsJudysLife).
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

United Talent Agency, Inc., acquired Press X

synopsis: United Talent Agency (UTA), one of the biggest talent agencies in the world, has acquired Press X, the global leader in esports marketing and talent representation. Press X connects brands to content creators and players to teams.
buyer: United Talent Agency, Inc.
One of the biggest talent agencies in the world, United Talent Agency represents many of the world’s most acclaimed figures in current and emerging area of entertainment and media, including television, music, digital, broadcast news, books, theater, video games, fine art and live entertainment. "
target: Press X
Press X is the global leader in esports marketing and talent representation. Specializing in digital marketing, strategy development, campaign management, and content development, they help navigate the fragmented space, connecting brands to content creators and players to teams.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

United Talent Agency, Inc., acquired Everyday Influencers

synopsis: United Talent Agency (UTA), one of the biggest talent agencies in the world, has acquired Everyday Influencers (EI Management), a leading esports management firm that has expertise in overall brand building, talent development, and monetization strategy.
buyer: United Talent Agency, Inc.
One of the biggest talent agencies in the world, United Talent Agency represents many of the world’s most acclaimed figures in current and emerging area of entertainment and media, including television, music, digital, broadcast news, books, theater, video games, fine art and live entertainment. "
target: Everyday Influencers
Everyday Influencers (EI Management) is a leading esports management firm representing top talent across multiple platforms and verticals. EI has expertise in overall brand building, talent development and monetization strategy.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

Keywords Studios, acquired Cord Worldwide Limited and Laced Music Limited

synopsis: Keywords Studios, the international technical services provider to the global video games industry, has acquired Cord Worldwide Limited and Laced Music Limited from the Cutting Edge Group. CORD is a music agency working in branding and advertising. Laced is a music services company and record label working within the video games industry.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$323.52)
Keywords Studios is an international technical services provider to the global video games industry. They provide integrated art production, engineering, audio services, testing, localization and player support services across 50 languages and 14 game platforms to clients in more than 20 countries. "
target parent: Cutting Edge Music Holdings Limited
target: Cord Worldwide Limited and Laced Music Limited
Established in 2009, CORD is a music agency working in branding and advertising. CORD’s services include music strategy, supervision, composition, sonic branding and talent management. Established in 2015, Laced is a music services company and record label working within the video games industry.
price ($mm)
$6.34
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
6.7x

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