Like Dynamite Data, LLC

announced 8/7/2013 via BNC Analysis

Market Track, will acquire Dynamite Data, LLC

synopsis: Market Track, LLC has agreed to acquire Dynamite Data, LLC. Dynamite Data, based in Chicago, is an industry leader in consumer/retail Big Data and channel intelligence, delivering unprecedented access to the most comprehensive, timely, and actionable insights for global retailers and manufacturers through its Channel Monitor™ solution.
buyer parent: Aurora Capital Group
buyer: Market Track
Offered via a web-based software-as-a-service platform called FeatureVision, Market Track's solutions enable retailers and manufacturers of consumer goods to efficiently monitor and analyze causal data to maximize the value of their promotional campaigns. "
target: Dynamite Data, LLC
Through its proprietary algorithms, Dynamite Data offers unsurpassed data collection techniques that gather and distribute pricing, inventory, and ratings and review information from nearly a billion buy pages at more than 3,000 online retailers worldwide.
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announced 11/12/2018 via PR Web

PriceEdge, will acquire RightPrice AI

synopsis: PriceEdge, a pricing software company that supports businesses with pricing strategies has announced it has signed an agreement to acquire RightPrice AI. Right Price AI provides capabilities in e-commerce pricing, artificial intelligence and deep learning. With the use of their platform they can analyze web traffic, sales and feeds.
buyer: PriceEdge
PriceEdge is a pricing software company that supports businesses with pricing strategies and implementations to drive up profit. They have developed a cloud-based price management platform (PriceEdge™) for enterprises, which gives them access to new pricing strategies and flexibility. "
target: RightPrice AI
RightPrice AI is a Stockholm based company with capabilities in e-commerce pricing, artificial intelligence, and deep learning. They provide a mathematical platform to process data generated via web-based scripts and price crawlers. Their platform analyzes web traffic, sales and competitor feeds.
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closed 9/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Flipkart, acquired Upstream Commerce

synopsis: Walmart-majority-owned Flipkart, one of India’s largest e-commerce marketplaces, has acquired Israel-based Upstream Commerce, a leading provider of the next-generation Pricing Intelligence tools for e-Commerce. Online Retailers use its tool to track their competitors' prices, generate pricing insights, and identify pricing opportunities.
buyer parent: Walmart
buyer: Flipkart
The Flipkart Group is one of India’s largest e-commerce marketplaces and includes group companies Flipkart, Myntra, Jabong, and PhonePe. Flipkart has enabled millions to be a part of India's e-commerce revolution, offering over 80 million products across 80+ categories. "
target: Upstream Commerce
Upstream Commerce is a leading provider of the next-generation Pricing Intelligence tools for e-Commerce. Online Retailers use its tool to track their competitors' prices, generate pricing insights, and identify pricing opportunities. Founded in Israel, they are headquartered in New York City.
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closed 3/2/2017 via PR Web

SPOSEA B.V., acquired Darwin Pricing

synopsis: SPOSEA, a privately held company and software innovator in the Price Optimization & Management for the SAP software market, announced the acquisition of Darwinpricing LLC, a leader in Dynamic Pricing Solution for Geo-Targeted Price Optimization.
buyer: SPOSEA B.V.
SPOSEA B.V. drives profitability by simplifying SAP Price Data Optimization, Management & Execution. With its family of products, BrightPrice Manager and BrightPrice DealManager, SPOSEA provides its customers with out of the box solutions for effectively managing Pricing in SAP. "
target: Darwin Pricing
Darwinpricing LLC is a leader in Dynamic Pricing Solution for Geo-Targeted Price Optimization. Darwinpricing’s managed price tools can easily boost profitability of e-Commerce companies by displaying different prices on their website based on the customer’s physical location.
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closed 6/2/2016 via BusinessWire

Market Track, acquired Channel IQ

synopsis: Market Track, LLC, the leading provider of advertising, promotions, pricing and eCommerce intelligence solutions, announced that it has acquired Channel IQ LLC (Channel IQ), a leading provider of pricing intelligence, Minimum Advertised Price (MAP) monitoring, and Where-to-Buy (WTB) eCommerce solutions.
buyer parent: Aurora Capital Group
buyer: Market Track
Market Track is the leading provider of subscription-based advertising, promotions, eCommerce and pricing intelligence solutions in North America. Market Track provides the most comprehensive coverage of key media channels through its monitoring of multi-channel trade and promotional advertising. "
target: Channel IQ
Channel IQ is the leading provider of online retail intelligence solutions to manufacturers, distributors and retailers. Channel IQ provides real-time, online promotion and pricing information, empowering customers to profitably handle channel issues and competitive situations.
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closed 4/20/2015 via BusinessWire

Market Track, acquired NewMo

synopsis: Market Track, LLC, the leading provider of advertising, promotional, and pricing intelligence solutions in North America, announced that it has completed its acquisition of New Momentum, Inc. (“NewMo”), a leading provider of online brand protection and eCommerce price monitoring services.
buyer parent: Aurora Capital Group
buyer: Market Track
Offered via a web-based software-as-a-service platform called FeatureVision, Market Track's solutions enable retailers and manufacturers of consumer goods to efficiently monitor and analyze causal data to maximize the value of their promotional campaigns. "
target: NewMo
Based in the San Francisco Bay area, NewMo has established itself as a leading provider of online brand protection and eCommerce price monitoring services to many of the world’s most respected brands.
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closed 10/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

Vente-Privée, acquired daco SAS

synopsis: Vente-Privee, a members-only e-commerce company in France, has acquired daco, a French provider of benchmarking tools for fashion brands and retailers. daco enable their clients to utilize AI and machine learning to know all about their competition's offers, prices, and discounts.
buyer: Vente-Privée
Vente-Privee is a members-only e-commerce company in France. The company organises exclusive designer brand sales in a wide variety of categories, including fashion, accessories, homeware, sports products, electronics, wine and more. "
target: daco SAS
daco is a French provider of benchmarking tools for fashion brands and retailers. daco enable their clients to utilize AI and machine learning to know all about their competition's offers, prices, and discounts. daco's disruptive decision making tools help improve sell-through, growth and margin.
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closed 4/12/2017 via BusinessWire

Market Track, acquired 360pi

synopsis: Market Track, LLC, the leader in advertising, eCommerce, brand protection, and promotional intelligence solutions, has acquired 360pi Corporation, a leading provider of online product and pricing intelligence. Ontario-based 360pi has established itself as a trusted source for eCommerce insight through granular pricing and product information.
buyer parent: Aurora Capital Group
buyer: Market Track
Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Market Track is the leading provider of advertising, promotion, and eCommerce intelligence solutions, offering the most comprehensive coverage of key media channels available. "
target: 360pi
360pi provides on-demand price intelligence solutions to retailers through a B2B SaaS platform. The company operates an online price intelligence platform that enables retailers to make pricing decisions by providing actionable insights into their competitor's prices and product mix.
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closed 12/8/2015 via BusinessWire

Revionics, Inc., acquired Marketyze

synopsis: Revionics, Inc., a leading provider of End-to-End Merchandise Optimization solutions, announced that it has acquired Marketyze, a global leader in advanced on-line competitive pricing intelligence, inventory optimization and merchandising solutions.
buyer: Revionics, Inc.
Revionics empowers retailers around the globe to profitably execute a data-driven omni-channel merchandising strategy by utilizing one of the most comprehensive set of shopper demand signals to increase financial performance and improve customer satisfaction. "
target: Marketyze
Marketyze is an Israeli hi-tech company founded by a group of executives with deep domain expertise in semantic site search and online price comparison. The company develops advanced pricing intelligence software that is provided as a service (SaaS) to the on-line and traditional retail industry.
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closed 12/18/2012 via PE Hub

Home Depot, acquired BlackLocus, Inc.

synopsis: BlackLocus, the Texas-based pricing-as-a-service company, has been acquired by Georgia-based home improvement retailer Home Depot. BlackLocus is a SaaS platform that offers powerful competitive pricing intelligence to online retailers.
buyer: Home Depot (HD:$105,595.00)
The Home Depot, the world’s largest home improvement specialty retailer, values and rewards dedicated, knowledgeable and experienced professionals. They operate over 2,200 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Canada and Mexico. "
target: BlackLocus, Inc.
BlackLocus is the leading provider of automated and optimized pricing tools for mid-market and large online retailers. By combining competitive pricing data from across the web with customers’ online store data, BlackLocus delivers actionable recommendations on competitive pricing and assortment.
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closed 4/5/2012 via Company Press Release

QL2 Software, LLC, acquired RivalWatch, Inc.

synopsis: Hale Global and RivalWatch Inc. announced that Hale Global’s portfolio company, QL2 Software, LLC has acquired the intellectual property of RivalWatch, the leader in online competitive pricing and assortment information for retailers.
buyer parent: Hale Global
buyer: QL2 Software, LLC
QL2 Software, LLC is the industry leader in providing services and technology for near real-time pricing and product data from unstructured sources such as the Web. With over 200 customers across more than 35 countries, "QL2data" drives better business decisions and increased revenue. "
target: RivalWatch, Inc.
RivalWatch, Inc is a market-leading provider of Internet-based competitive intelligence services for Fortune 1000 retailers and manufacturers.
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closed 7/11/2018 via PR Newswire

Vestcom International, Inc., acquired Integrated Retail

synopsis: Vestcom, the leading provider of technology-enabled shelf-edge media solutions to the retail and consumer products industry, announced the acquisition of Integrated Retail Limited (iRex), the UK-based retail technology company best-known for its multimedia pricing system iRexM3.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Vestcom International, Inc.
Vestcom is the leading provider of technology-enabled shelf-edge solutions for the retail and consumer products industry – delivering proven results and influencing shopper behavior at the point-of-decision for the nation's top retailers and their suppliers. "
target: Integrated Retail
Integrated Retail Limited, known widely as iRex Retail, have years of experience in delivering real time pricing and marketing messages, direct to shelf edge, resulting in their clients enjoying market leading shelf edge point of sale.
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closed 6/28/2019 via Company Press Release

TrueCar, Inc., acquired Priceflow, Inc

synopsis: TrueCar, Inc.’s has acquired Priceflow’s machine-learning powered used car pricing assets. Priceflow’s pricing algorithm analyzes millions of used vehicle prices help dealers make informed pricing decisions based on market context. TrueCar will use the assets to improve upon industry leading pricing algorithms for dealers and consumers.
buyer: TrueCar, Inc. (TRUE:$358.09)
TrueCar, Inc. is a digital automotive marketplace that provides comprehensive pricing transparency about what other people paid for their cars and enables consumers to engage with TrueCar Certified Dealers who are committed to providing a superior purchase experience. "
target: Priceflow, Inc
Priceflow is a dealer-focused platform helping to optimize pricing, analyze their market, and increase profits. Priceflow’s pricing algorithm analyzes millions of used vehicle prices help dealers make informed pricing decisions based on market context.
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announced 6/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

Hanover Investors Management LLP, will acquire Kalibrate Technologies plc

synopsis: Kalibrate Technologies PLC has agreed to a cash takeover offer from Hanover. Kalibrate supplies software products and services for the fuel and convenience retail industry.
buyer: Hanover Investors Management LLP
Hanover Investors has built a unique reputation among UK equity investors since its foundation in 2002 for its active intervention in small and mid-cap UK public companies, where they regularly act as a catalyst for change on behalf of shareholders. "
target: Kalibrate Technologies plc (AIM:KLBT:$33.04)
Kalibrate supplies software products and services for the fuel and convenience retail industry. For over 20 years, Kalibrate has advised 300+ fuel and convenience retailers in over 70 countries on how to be best-in-class operators in the fast changing marketplace.
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closed 6/27/2012 via Market Wire

Rafter, acquired HubEdu, Inc.

synopsis: Rafter™ announced it has acquired the education technology of HubEdu, which provides textbook adoption, comparison shopping and pricing technology to schools to help them better serve their students. HubEdu offers cloud-based services that improve the processes of textbook adoption, distribution, pricing and comparison shopping.
buyer: Rafter
Rafter is an education technology company and the leader in course materials management. The Rafter Course Materials Network™ is a cloud-based software suite that enables schools to significantly improve the affordability, effectiveness and accessibility of their educational materials. "
target: HubEdu, Inc.
HubEdu is a cloud-based education technology platform that helps schools improve the processes of textbook adoption, distribution, pricing, and shopping. HubEdu is headquartered in San Diego, CA, and is a privately held company.
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closed 3/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Prisync, acquired Spotlite

synopsis: Prisync, a Turkish provider of competitor price tracking in the e-commerce market, has acquired its Australia-based competitor Spotlite, an easy to use price tracking solution that empowers retailers and brands by providing real-time pricing across competitors & channels.
buyer: Prisync
Prisync is a competitor price tracking & dynamic pricing software for any size of business from around the world. It automates the collection of price and stock availability data to assist companies in e-commerce, retail, and marketing decisions with comprehensive data. "
target parent: Invigor Group Limited
target: Spotlite
SpotLite is an easy to use price tracking solution that empowers retailers and brands by providing real-time pricing across competitors & channels. They are based in Australia.
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closed 9/3/2010 via PR Newswire

Hale Global, merged with QL2 Software, Inc.

synopsis: Hale Global and QL2 Software, Inc. announced that they have completed the plan of reorganization previously approved by the bankruptcy court. The reorganized company is named QL2 Software, LLC.
buyer: Hale Global
Hale Global is a technology holding company with offices in Boston and New York. Hale Global partners with leading companies and their management teams to invest in and manage businesses facing operational or strategic inflection points. "
target: QL2 Software, Inc.
QL2 Software, LLC is the industry leader in providing services and technology for near real-time pricing and product data from unstructured sources such as the Web. With over 200 customers across more than 35 countries, "QL2data" drives better business decisions and increased revenue.
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announced 7/15/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Lectra SA, will acquire Retviews

synopsis: Lectra, a technology company headquartered in Paris, France, is to acquire 100% of the capital and voting rights of Retviews. Founded in 2017, Retviews has developed an innovative technological offer that enables fashion brands to analyze real-time market data, in order to increase their sales and margins.
buyer: Lectra SA (ENXTPA:LSS:$316.69)
For companies that breathe life into wardrobes, car interiors, furniture and more, Lectra is crafting the premium technologies that facilitate the digital transformation of their industry. Lectra's offer empowers brands and manufacturers from design to production. "
target: Retviews
Founded in 2017, Retviews has developed an innovative technological offer that enables fashion brands to analyze real-time market data, in order to increase their sales and margins. Today, more than 30 brands use Retviews in France and Belgium.
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closed 9/3/2018 via Company Press Release

Ascential plc, acquired Brand View

synopsis: Ascential plc, the global specialist information company, has acquired Brand View, a global provider of price, promotion, product composition and online product positioning analytics. Brand View allows retail and manufacturing companies to measure and manage their pricing and promotion activity to drive sales and increase their digital presence.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Ascential plc (LSE:ASCL:$522.70)
Ascential is a business-to-business information company that informs and connects the business world in 150 countries through Exhibitions & Festivals and Information Services. They provide customers with content and connections empowering their businesses to be the best informed and best connected. "
target: Brand View
Brand View is a global provider of price, promotion, product composition and online product positioning analytics. Brand View allows retail and manufacturing companies to measure and manage their pricing and promotion activity to drive sales and increase their digital presence.
price ($mm)
$38
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announced 8/7/2013 via BNC Analysis

Market Track, will acquire Dynamite Data, LLC

synopsis: Market Track, LLC has agreed to acquire Dynamite Data, LLC. Dynamite Data, based in Chicago, is an industry leader in consumer/retail Big Data and channel intelligence, delivering unprecedented access to the most comprehensive, timely, and actionable insights for global retailers and manufacturers through its Channel Monitor™ solution.
buyer parent: Aurora Capital Group
buyer: Market Track
Offered via a web-based software-as-a-service platform called FeatureVision, Market Track's solutions enable retailers and manufacturers of consumer goods to efficiently monitor and analyze causal data to maximize the value of their promotional campaigns. "
target: Dynamite Data, LLC
Through its proprietary algorithms, Dynamite Data offers unsurpassed data collection techniques that gather and distribute pricing, inventory, and ratings and review information from nearly a billion buy pages at more than 3,000 online retailers worldwide.
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closed 6/29/2017 via BusinessWire

InfoScout, Inc. merged with Market Track,

synopsis: Market Track, LLC, the market-leading provider of competitive business intelligence solutions, announced that it has joined forces with InfoScout, the first company to truly capture omnichannel purchase behaviors and attitudes that reflect the fluidity with which consumers shop across retail channels today.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Market Track
Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Market Track is the leading provider of advertising, promotion, and eCommerce intelligence solutions, offering the most comprehensive coverage of key media channels available. "
target: InfoScout, Inc.
InfoScout helps brands and retailers grow via next generation consumer insights derived from America’s largest purchase panel. They are the first company to truly capture omnichannel purchase behaviors and attitudes that reflect the fluidity with which consumers shop across retail channels today.
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announced 4/17/2017 via BusinessWire

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire Market Track

synopsis: Market Track, LLC, the leader in advertising, eCommerce, brand protection, and promotional intelligence solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Vista Equity Partners (“Vista”), a leading private equity firm focused on investments in software, data, and technology-enabled businesses.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based investment firm with more than $28 billion in cumulative capital commitments, currently invests in software, data and technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. "
target parent: Aurora Capital Group
target: Market Track
Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Market Track is the leading provider of advertising, promotion, and eCommerce intelligence solutions, offering the most comprehensive coverage of key media channels available.
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closed 4/12/2017 via BusinessWire

Market Track, acquired 360pi

synopsis: Market Track, LLC, the leader in advertising, eCommerce, brand protection, and promotional intelligence solutions, has acquired 360pi Corporation, a leading provider of online product and pricing intelligence. Ontario-based 360pi has established itself as a trusted source for eCommerce insight through granular pricing and product information.
buyer parent: Aurora Capital Group
buyer: Market Track
Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Market Track is the leading provider of advertising, promotion, and eCommerce intelligence solutions, offering the most comprehensive coverage of key media channels available. "
target: 360pi
360pi provides on-demand price intelligence solutions to retailers through a B2B SaaS platform. The company operates an online price intelligence platform that enables retailers to make pricing decisions by providing actionable insights into their competitor's prices and product mix.
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closed 2/8/2017 via BusinessWire

Market Track, acquired Brandtale

synopsis: Market Track, LLC, the leader in advertising, eCommerce, brand protection, and promotional intelligence solutions, has acquired Brandtale, the industry’s leading platform for digital branded content and native advertising competitive intelligence. Brandtale’s exclusive database includes years of branded content campaigns from over 4,000 brands.
buyer parent: Aurora Capital Group
buyer: Market Track
Market Track is the leading provider of subscription-based advertising, promotions, eCommerce and pricing intelligence solutions in North America. Market Track provides the most comprehensive coverage of key media channels through its monitoring of multi-channel trade and promotional advertising. "
target: Brandtale
Brandtale offers insights and intelligence around the branded content community. Brandtale’s web-based platform will allow clients to access and monitor creative execution across all key media types, providing customers with insights to better understand their competitors’ advertising campaigns.
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closed 1/20/2017 via BusinessWire

Market Track, purchased Canada’s Ad Intel Service from The Nielsen Company, Inc.

synopsis: Market Track, the leader in advertising, eCommerce, brand protection & promotional intelligence solutions, has acquired assets of Nielsen Canada’s Ad Intelligence Service. The acquisition positions Market Track to offer the comprehensive view of the media landscape to Canadian clients, allowing clients to optimize their advertising strategy.
buyer parent: Aurora Capital Group
buyer: Market Track
Market Track is the leading provider of subscription-based advertising, promotions, eCommerce and pricing intelligence solutions in North America. Market Track provides the most comprehensive coverage of key media channels through its monitoring of multi-channel trade and promotional advertising. "
seller: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,618.00)
Nielsen Canada’s Ad Intelligence Service (AIS) provides clients with actionable data to compare activity across media categories, allowing clients to tap into historical data. Nielsen is a global performance management firm that provides a detailed understanding of what consumers watch and buy.
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closed 6/2/2016 via BusinessWire

Market Track, acquired Channel IQ

synopsis: Market Track, LLC, the leading provider of advertising, promotions, pricing and eCommerce intelligence solutions, announced that it has acquired Channel IQ LLC (Channel IQ), a leading provider of pricing intelligence, Minimum Advertised Price (MAP) monitoring, and Where-to-Buy (WTB) eCommerce solutions.
buyer parent: Aurora Capital Group
buyer: Market Track
Market Track is the leading provider of subscription-based advertising, promotions, eCommerce and pricing intelligence solutions in North America. Market Track provides the most comprehensive coverage of key media channels through its monitoring of multi-channel trade and promotional advertising. "
target: Channel IQ
Channel IQ is the leading provider of online retail intelligence solutions to manufacturers, distributors and retailers. Channel IQ provides real-time, online promotion and pricing information, empowering customers to profitably handle channel issues and competitive situations.
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closed 8/31/2015 via BusinessWire

Market Track, acquired Commercially Retail

synopsis: Market Track, LLC, the leading provider of advertising, brand protection and pricing intelligence solutions in North America, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Commercially Retail, Australia and New Zealand’s leading retail advertising monitoring company.
buyer parent: Aurora Capital Group
buyer: Market Track
Offered via a web-based software-as-a-service platform called FeatureVision, Market Track's solutions enable retailers and manufacturers of consumer goods to efficiently monitor and analyze causal data to maximize the value of their promotional campaigns. "
target: Commercially Retail
Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, Commercially Retail provides facts and insights in relation to retailer driven advertising across both digital and print based mediums, via its software-as-a-service platform.
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closed 4/20/2015 via BusinessWire

Market Track, acquired NewMo

synopsis: Market Track, LLC, the leading provider of advertising, promotional, and pricing intelligence solutions in North America, announced that it has completed its acquisition of New Momentum, Inc. (“NewMo”), a leading provider of online brand protection and eCommerce price monitoring services.
buyer parent: Aurora Capital Group
buyer: Market Track
Offered via a web-based software-as-a-service platform called FeatureVision, Market Track's solutions enable retailers and manufacturers of consumer goods to efficiently monitor and analyze causal data to maximize the value of their promotional campaigns. "
target: NewMo
Based in the San Francisco Bay area, NewMo has established itself as a leading provider of online brand protection and eCommerce price monitoring services to many of the world’s most respected brands.
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closed 11/10/2014 via BusinessWire

Market Track, acquired Media Iris

synopsis: Market Track, LLC, the leading provider of retail promotion and pricing intelligence solutions in North America, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Media Iris, LLC. Media Iris specializes in digital media tracking solutions and is a partner to many of the world’s largest media intelligence firms.
buyer parent: Aurora Capital Group
buyer: Market Track
Offered via a web-based software-as-a-service platform called FeatureVision, Market Track's solutions enable retailers and manufacturers of consumer goods to efficiently monitor and analyze causal data to maximize the value of their promotional campaigns. "
target: Media Iris
Media Iris began with a single goal: to provide marketers with a view of the entire online universe. Media Iris has established itself as a leading provider of digital media tracking solutions and as a partner to many of the world’s largest media intelligence firms.
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closed 10/24/2013 via PE Hub

Market Track, acquired Competitrack

synopsis: Market Track, LLC, the leading provider of retail promotion, real-time eCommerce, and pricing intelligence solutions in North America, announced that it has acquired Competitrack, Inc, a full service competitive advertising tracking firm whose clients span virtually all major industries.
buyer parent: Aurora Capital Group
buyer: Market Track
Offered via a web-based software-as-a-service platform called FeatureVision, Market Track's solutions enable retailers and manufacturers of consumer goods to efficiently monitor and analyze causal data to maximize the value of their promotional campaigns. "
target: Competitrack
Competitrack is a full service competitive advertising tracking firm. They monitor network, cable, spot, syndicated and local cable television, national, local, and trade magazines, newspaper distributed magazines; national and local newspapers, online, radio, outdoor, and more.
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announced 8/7/2013 via BNC Analysis

Market Track, will acquire Dynamite Data, LLC

synopsis: Market Track, LLC has agreed to acquire Dynamite Data, LLC. Dynamite Data, based in Chicago, is an industry leader in consumer/retail Big Data and channel intelligence, delivering unprecedented access to the most comprehensive, timely, and actionable insights for global retailers and manufacturers through its Channel Monitor™ solution.
buyer parent: Aurora Capital Group
buyer: Market Track
Offered via a web-based software-as-a-service platform called FeatureVision, Market Track's solutions enable retailers and manufacturers of consumer goods to efficiently monitor and analyze causal data to maximize the value of their promotional campaigns. "
target: Dynamite Data, LLC
Through its proprietary algorithms, Dynamite Data offers unsurpassed data collection techniques that gather and distribute pricing, inventory, and ratings and review information from nearly a billion buy pages at more than 3,000 online retailers worldwide.
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closed 8/10/2012 via PR Newswire

Aurora Capital Group, acquired Market Track

synopsis: Aurora Capital Group, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, announced that it has acquired Market Track, LLC, the leading provider of promotional intelligence solutions in North America, from Monitor Clipper Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm.
buyer: Aurora Capital Group
Aurora Capital Group is a private equity firm that acquires and builds companies in partnership with operating management. The Firm currently manages approximately $2 billion in capital and is committed to investing in middle market companies with unique, defensible market positions. "
target parent: Monitor Venture Associates, LLC
target: Market Track
Offered via a web-based software-as-a-service platform called FeatureVision, Market Track's solutions enable retailers and manufacturers of consumer goods to efficiently monitor and analyze causal data to maximize the value of their promotional campaigns.
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announced 4/17/2017 via BusinessWire

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire Market Track

synopsis: Market Track, LLC, the leader in advertising, eCommerce, brand protection, and promotional intelligence solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Vista Equity Partners (“Vista”), a leading private equity firm focused on investments in software, data, and technology-enabled businesses.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based investment firm with more than $28 billion in cumulative capital commitments, currently invests in software, data and technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. "
target parent: Aurora Capital Group
target: Market Track
Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Market Track is the leading provider of advertising, promotion, and eCommerce intelligence solutions, offering the most comprehensive coverage of key media channels available.
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closed 8/10/2012 via PR Newswire

Aurora Capital Group, acquired Market Track

synopsis: Aurora Capital Group, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, announced that it has acquired Market Track, LLC, the leading provider of promotional intelligence solutions in North America, from Monitor Clipper Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm.
buyer: Aurora Capital Group
Aurora Capital Group is a private equity firm that acquires and builds companies in partnership with operating management. The Firm currently manages approximately $2 billion in capital and is committed to investing in middle market companies with unique, defensible market positions. "
target parent: Monitor Venture Associates, LLC
target: Market Track
Offered via a web-based software-as-a-service platform called FeatureVision, Market Track's solutions enable retailers and manufacturers of consumer goods to efficiently monitor and analyze causal data to maximize the value of their promotional campaigns.
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closed 6/23/2017 via Company Press Release

Environics Analytics Group Ltd., acquired RSI Research Solutions Inc.

synopsis: Environics Analytics (EA) announced that it has acquired the business and assets of RSI Research Solutions Inc. (RSI). Founded in 2002, RSI is a Toronto-based analytics solutions provider that helps clients access better consumer insight by connecting them with the right data, the right platforms and industry-leading customer service.
buyer: Environics Analytics Group Ltd.
One of North America’s premier marketing and analytical services companies, Environics Analytics helps customers turn data and analytics into insight, strategy and results. EA offers the full range of analytical services and provides authoritative reports, software and modeling approaches. "
target: RSI Research Solutions Inc.
Founded in 2002, RSI is a Toronto-based analytics solutions provider that helps clients access better consumer insight by connecting them with the right data, the right platforms and industry-leading customer service.
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closed 4/3/2019 via Company Press Release

ResearchBods merged with STRAT7,

synopsis: UK's specialist data and analytics agency ResearchBods, is now a part of STRAT7 – a new UK group backed by Horizon Capital that will help businesses and brands extract and interpret customer insights to create powerful data driven strategies.
buyer parent: Horizon Capital
buyer: STRAT7
UK’s STRAT7 is an inspired partnership of data, insight analytics and strategy specialists. STRAT7 was created to help brands overcome the challenges of capturing consumer data seamlessly and harnessing the insights to evolve strategies and make game-changing business decisions. "
target: ResearchBods
UK's ResearchBods is a creative and forward thinking company with vast experience within market research. They help brands, businesses and organisations understand and engage with their customers, stakeholders or employees through access panels, insight communities and digital research solutions.
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announced 12/17/2018 via BusinessWire

Verint Systems Inc., will acquire ForeSee

synopsis: Verint Systems Inc., a leader in Actionable Intelligence solutions, is to acquire ForeSee. ForeSee voice of the customer (VoC) software solutions are designed for business impact, to measure and benchmark a 360-degree view of the customer across every touchpoint in digital, location, and contact center.
buyer: Verint Systems Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRNT:$1,255.80)
Verint is a leader in Actionable Intelligence solutions with a focus on customer engagement optimization, security intelligence, and fraud, risk and compliance. Organizations in more than 180 countries count on intelligence from Verint solutions to make more informed, effective and timely decisions."
target: ForeSee
ForeSee® helps companies grow by listening to what matters most—customer voices. ForeSee voice of the customer (VoC) software solutions are designed for business impact, to measure and benchmark a 360-degree view of the customer across every touchpoint in digital, location, and contact center.
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$65
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closed 6/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

STR Global, Ltd., acquired LJ Research Limited

synopsis: STR, a data benchmarking and analytics specialist, has acquired LJ Research, a full-service market research agency. The company specialises in analysing customer feedback and is a leading provider of key data and specialised insights to the tourism, travel and hospitality industry.
buyer: STR Global, Ltd.
STR Global track supply and demand data for the hotel industry and provide valuable market share analysis for international, regional hotel chains and independent hotels. They offer standard reports and customized data sets that help forecast market performance and supply and demand dynamics. "
target: LJ Research Limited
LJ Research is a full-service market research agency undertaking quantitative and qualitative market research. They’re experts in analysing customer feedback and delivering actionable insights. They are used to applying quantitative methods in online, face-to-face, or self-completion questionnaires.
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closed 2/10/2016 via Company Description

GfK Group, acquired Netquest

synopsis: GfK, the trusted source of relevant market and consumer information, has acquired Netquest, an independent online field provider for the market research sector in Spain, Portugal and Latin America.
buyer: GfK Group (XTRA:GFK:$1,759.04)
GfK is the trusted source of relevant market and consumer information that enables its clients to make smarter decisions. More than 13,000 market research experts combine their passion with GfK’s long-standing data science experience. "
target: Netquest
Founded in Barcelona in 2001, Netquest is an independent online field provider for the market research sector in Spain, Portugal and Latin America. They have more than 400,000 consumers willing to give their opinion in 21 countries, and the latest technology in order to manage and survey them.
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closed 3/18/2015 via Market Wire

Court Square Capital Partners, acquired Research Now Group, Inc.

synopsis: Research Now Group, Inc. announced that Court Square Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm, has completed its previously announced acquisition of the company. Research Now Group, Inc., headquartered in Plano, Texas, is the global leader in digital data collection to power analytics and insights.
buyer: Court Square Capital Partners
Court Square is one of the most experienced teams in the private equity industry. Since 1979, the team has made over 200 investments including several landmark transactions and has developed numerous businesses into leaders in their respective markets. "
target: Research Now Group, Inc.
Research Now Group, Inc. is the leader in digital data collection to power analytics and insights. It enables data-driven decision making for clients who listen to and interact with the world’s consumers and business professionals through Research Now’s online panels and other media technologies.
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closed 3/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

OnePoll Limited, acquired 2Brewarded

synopsis: In the UK, OnePoll, which specialises in conducting online polls for PR purposes, has acquired panel provider 2Brewarded. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Founded in 2013, 2Brewarded runs short surveys on behalf of brands and organisations, offering panellists points which can be redeemed for cash.
buyer parent: SWNS Media Group
buyer: OnePoll Limited
OnePoll conducts surveys, hold online discussions, offer a range of reporting solutions, build research communities, write compelling reports, and get their clients press and digital exposure, and much more. "
target: 2Brewarded
Founded in 2013, 2Brewarded runs online surveys on behalf of brands and organisations of all shapes and sizes. For every survey users complete, they will receive credits, and 2Brewarded will pay cash straight into their PayPal or bank account when their credits reach just £20.
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announced 7/17/2014 via BusinessWire

Rakuten Inc., will acquire AIP Corporation

synopsis: Rakuten, Inc. announced that it has reached a basic agreement with a group of shareholders, which includes the largest individual shareholder, of AIP Corporation, a Tokyo-based leading online market research fieldwork agency in Asia, for the acquisition of its outstanding shares.
buyer: Rakuten Inc. (TSE:4755:$11,169.44)
Rakuten, Inc. is one of the world's leading Internet service companies. They provide a variety of products and services for consumers and businesses, with a focus on e-commerce, finance, and digital content. "
target: AIP Corporation
AIP is the leading online market research fieldwork agency in Asia. AIP's proprietary panels in 15 markets are actively managed to the highest standards, combined with dedicated multi-national/lingual consultants who are specialized in global projects.
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closed 12/23/2013 via BusinessWire

Answers Corporation, acquired ForeSee

synopsis: Answers Corporation, a leading provider of cloud-based solutions that enhance customer acquisition and brand engagement, announced it has acquired ForeSee Results, Inc., the leader in customer experience analytics.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: Answers Corporation
Established in 1998, Answers Corporation is the industry’s top destination for Q&A content. The Answers platform integrates and surfaces the best content from subject matter experts, community members, social networks, and Internet databases to create the most multidimensional resource on the Web. "
target: ForeSee
ForeSee Results, Inc. provides online customer satisfaction measurement solutions in the US and internationally. The company enables organizations to understand how improvements to customer satisfaction lead to profitable behaviors.
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closed 12/9/2011 via BNC Analysis

GfK Group, acquired Knowledge Networks Inc.

synopsis: GfK, one of the largest market research companies in the world, has acquired US-based consumer specialist Knowledge Networks. Founded in 1998, Knowledge Networks provides online research solutions including KnowledgePanel, which claims to offer a ‘truly representative’ sample of the US population.
buyer: GfK Group (XTRA:GFK:$1,759.04)
The GfK Group is one of the largest market research companies in the world. GfK delivers services in all major consumer, pharmaceutical, media and service sector market segments. Its services are divided into three sectors: Custom Research, Retail and Technology and Media. "
target: Knowledge Networks Inc.
Knowledge Networks is passionate about research in packaged goods, retail, media, health and social policy. It specializes in innovative online research that consistently gives leaders in business, government, and academia the confidence to make important decisions.
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closed 10/6/2009 via PR Newswire

Knowledge Networks, acquired Dimestore Media, Inc.

synopsis: Knowledge Networks has acquired Dimestore Media, whose unique, proprietary technology enables marketers to measure the effectiveness of digital advertising by adding engaging surveys to online content as consumers engage in various digital media across the Internet.
buyer: Knowledge Networks
Knowledge Networks specializes in solving complex, high-impact problems. They work closely with clients to create healthy consumer-brand connections, effective marketing and advertising, sound public policies, and accurate social science research. "
target: Dimestore Media, Inc.
Dimestore Media enhances video and other advertising by wrapping ads in a casual game format that can be configured to test attentiveness and brand response or purchase intent and direct response.
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closed 6/27/2018 via Company Press Release

Critical Mix, Inc., acquired UBMobile

synopsis: Critical Mix, a premier global data and insights company, acquired UBMobile, a mobile-first consumer insights technology and services company. UBMobile captures stated and observed consumer data to improve marketing decision making. Their LifeTap app helps to reach consumers to deliver more representative audiences and reliable insights.
buyer: Critical Mix, Inc.
Critical Mix creates insights that drive business decisions with easy, collaborative tools to access global target audiences, program engaging surveys and visualize results. Insights professionals around the world rely on their simplified solutions to help them innovate and grow. "
target: UBMobile
UBMobile is a mobile-first consumer insights technology and service company. Using modern technologies, UBMobile captures stated and observed consumer data to improve marketing decision making. Their LifeTap app helps to reach consumers to deliver more representative audiences and reliable insights.
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announced 5/8/2012 via Market Wire

e-Rewards, Inc., will acquire iPinion, LLC

synopsis: e-Rewards, Inc., a global leader in digital data collection and owner of Research Now, announced it has reached an agreement to acquire the business of iPinion, LLC. Founded in early 2010, iPinion is a fast-growing, global leader in the mobile research market having released its enterprise platform in June 2011.
buyer: e-Rewards, Inc.
e-Rewards, Inc. provides permission based digital data collection and reporting services worldwide. It offers online sampling and survey data collection services ranging from programming and hosting to sample delivery and scripting to online reporting for various research projects. "
target: iPinion, LLC
iPinion, LLC is a leading enterprise-grade smartphone and tablet market research solutions provider. iPinion delivers unprecedented data collection capabilities for consumer insights and market research in the mobile world.
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closed 2/7/2011 via PR Newswire

Diversified Agency Services, acquired Communispace Corporation

synopsis: Diversified Agency Services, a division of Omnicom Group Inc., has announced that it has acquired Communispace Corporation, the research pioneer of online consumer insight communities for the world's leading brands.
buyer parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
buyer: Diversified Agency Services
Diversified Agency Services (DAS), a division of Omnicom Group Inc., manages Omnicom's holdings in a variety of marketing disciplines. DAS includes more than 190 companies, which operate through a combination of networks and regional organizations. "
target: Communispace Corporation
Communispace Corp uses innovative market research practices and proprietary social media tools to build and manage vibrant online communities that marketers use to test ideas, generate feedback and gain insights into consumer attitudes and outlook.
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closed 3/31/2014 via BusinessWire

Wunderman, acquired FusePump Ltd.

synopsis: Wunderman, the world’s largest digital agency network, has acquired FusePump Ltd., a company specializing in product data and content for digital marketing, in a strategic move that will enhance Wunderman’s data offerings in EMEA and beyond.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Wunderman
Wunderman offers Brand Experience, Consumer Engagement, Data & Insights and World Health marketing solutions. Powered by complex analytics and strategic insight, creative content engages the consumer as participant, creator and champion in always-on conversations to propel their clients’ growth. "
target: FusePump Ltd.
FusePump are experts in the area of product data, product data management and multi-channel marketing. FusePump extracts product data from e-commerce websites and other data sources, making it available for integration into hundreds of marketing channels and advertising applications.
price ($mm)
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$5
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0.0x
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closed 7/6/2011 via BusinessWire

Knowledge Networks, acquired Cada Cabeza

synopsis: Knowledge Networks has acquired Garcia Research Associates, a firm known for its thoughtful approaches to measuring the growing influence of Latinos on commerce and society in the U.S. The acquisition of Cada Cabeza, along with KnowledgePanel LatinoSM and the National Shopper Lab, strengthens KN’s ability to reach U.S. Hispanic segments.
buyer: Knowledge Networks
Knowledge Networks is passionate about research in packaged goods, retail, media, health and social policy – collaborating closely with client teams throughout the research process, while applying rigor in everything it does. "
target: Cada Cabeza
Garcia Research Associates is a firm well known for its thoughtful approaches to measuring the growing influence of Latinos on commerce and society in the U.S. Its Cada CabezaSM survey panel provides high respondent engagement and expert bilingual support.
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closed 7/10/2019 via Company Press Release

InSites Consulting, acquired Join the Dots

synopsis: InSites Consulting, a UK company that is continuously pushing the boundaries of marketing research for deeper engagement, more inspiration, and longer lasting impact, has acquired Join the Dots, a UK innovative, award-winning consumer insight agency that gets brands closer to consumers and their cultures.
buyer: InSites Consulting
Based in the UK, InSites Consulting is continuously pushing the boundaries of marketing research for deeper engagement, more inspiration, and longer lasting impact. They help clients connect with consumers all over the world, combining consistency and efficiency with local flavor and context. "
target: Join the Dots
Headquartered in the UK, Join the Dots is an innovative, award-winning consumer insight agency that gets brands closer to consumers and their cultures. Their approach brings together rigorous primary research with the latest thinking in psychology, behavioral economics and consumer trends.
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announced 10/26/2016 via Company Press Release

20|20 Research, Inc., will acquire iModerate LLC

synopsis: Market research technology and services firm 20|20 Research announced it is acquiring iModerate, a progressive insights agency. iModerate, best known for their online qualitative one-on-one, helps organizations uncover hidden insights and translate them into competitive advantages.
buyer: 20|20 Research, Inc.
20|20 is a worldwide leader in traditional and online qualitative research. Their QualBoard bulletin board research system has been one of the most widely used and innovative research platforms in the world. QualBoard is available in over 20 languages and has been used in over 90 countries. "
target: iModerate LLC
iModerate is a progressive insights agency that helps brands reveal hidden consumer truths. They pair powerful cognitive psychology techniques with the latest research methods to help brands identify nuanced intelligence to revolutionize their thinking and give them an edge.
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