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closed 2/11/2004 via PR Newswire

On Command Corporation, acquired Hotelevision, Inc.

synopsis: On Command Corporation, a leading provider of in-room interactive entertainment announced today the acquisition of the controlling interest of Hotelevision, Inc. Hotelevision is the leading national television company that provides advertising with targeted access to affluent audiences in upscale hotel rooms.
buyer parent: Liberty Media Corporation
buyer: On Command Corporation
On Command Corporation is a leading provider of in-room entertainment technology to the lodging and cruise ship industries. On Command is a majority-owned subsidiary of Liberty Satellite & Technology, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: LSTTA, LSTTB). On Command entertainment services include: on-demand movi "
target: Hotelevision, Inc.
Hotelevision markets and sells national advertising time and advertisers of premium products and services on 9 cable television networks that are delivered to upscale hotels around the country. Through multi-year agreements with both participating cable networks and hotels, Hotelevision has the rig
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closed 10/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Jacobs Agency, Inc. merged with Sandstorm Design,

synopsis: Jacobs Agency has merged with Sandstorm, a user experience and digital agency. Jacobs Agency is an independent advertising agency. Jacobs Agency offers services for strategy, digital and social, branding, design, integrated campaigns, and more.
buyer: Sandstorm Design
Sandstorm is a user experience and digital agency that leverages strategic marketing, emerging technologies and usability to create high impact and compelling brand experiences. Sandstorm specializes in brand strategy, content strategy, social strategy, marketing strategy and more. "
target: Jacobs Agency, Inc.
Jacobs Agency is an independent advertising agency. Jacobs Agency offers services for strategy, digital and social, branding, design, integrated campaigns, and more. Their clients include Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs, Whole Foods, Smithfield, B&W, ACE Hardware, Amtrak, Gold Promise, and Peoples Gas.
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closed 10/24/2019 via PR Newswire

Falls, acquired Wyse Advertising

synopsis: Falls, a multi-faceted communications, marketing and digital agency acquired Wyse, a brand management and advertising agency that has built a reputation for branding some of the largest companies in the Midwest and beyond, developing memorable campaigns for Smucker's, Applebee's, Sherwin-Williams and Marathon Petroleum.
buyer: Falls
Falls is a strategic marketing, communications & digital firm. They are among the largest, fully integrated firms with a history of serving clients on a regional, national and international basis. Their vision is to help organizations serve their communities and make the world a better place. "
target: Wyse Advertising
Wyse is a full-service branding, advertising and marketing agency. They have built a reputation for branding some of the largest companies in the Midwest and beyond, developing memorable campaigns for Smucker's, Applebee's, Sherwin-Williams and Marathon Petroleum.
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closed 10/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

The Miroma Group, acquired Fold7

synopsis: Miroma Group, a UK end-to-end marketing and communications collective offering creation and distribution services to clients, has acquired Fold7, UK's 21st Century advertising agency that helps brands become relevant to 21st century consumer.
buyer: The Miroma Group
The Miroma Group is a UK end-to-end marketing and communications collective offering creation and distribution services to clients. Core services include commercial media trading, planning based on real-time data and insights, production and editing of content, and cultural production. "
target: Fold7
Headquartered in the UK, Fold7 is a 21st Century advertising agency. They help brands become relevant to 21st century consumer. They do it by moving beyond the traditional ad agency model, staying at the forefront of culture, and creating ideas that connect with clients’ audience wherever they are.
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closed 10/2/2019 via BusinessWire

EverFi, Inc., acquired EdComs

synopsis: EVERFI, Inc., the leading social impact education technology innovator, has acquired EdComs, a company specializing in education that drives social change and brings real-world learning into the classroom.
buyer: EverFi, Inc.
EVERFI is the leading education technology company that provides learners of all ages education for the real world, through innovative and scalable digital learning. EVERFI is fueled by its Software-as-a-Service subscription model and has certified over 16 million learners in critical skill areas. "
target: EdComs
EdComs is the UK’s largest communications and marketing agency specializing in education. They help businesses and other organisations understand how partnerships with education can inform, inspire and engage children, young people and educational communities.
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closed 9/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

ROI Digital Ltd, acquired DM2 Group

synopsis: ROI Digital, a leading online media sales agency in Nigeria, has acquired DM2 Group, a top full service digital and traditional advertising agency in Nigeria. DM2 creates beautiful campaigns to help their clients reach their consumers across online and offline channels.
buyer: ROI Digital Ltd
ROI Digital is a leading online media sales agency in Nigeria. ROI Digital services advertisers, media agencies and brands by offering a bouquet of premium digital advertising and sales platforms for its clients to reach a targeted audience. "
target: DM2 Group
DM2 Group is a top full service digital and traditional advertising agency in Nigeria. DM2 creates beautiful campaigns to help their clients reach their consumers across online and offline channels. DM2 has created memorable advertising campaigns for Coca-Cola, Dangote Group, and more.
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closed 9/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Havas, acquired Buzzman

synopsis: Havas Group, one of the world’s largest global communications groups, has announced the acquisition of a 51% stake in Buzzman, the most awarded French independent advertising agency. They offer a new model of a 100% independent advertising agency combining supreme creativity with an advanced understanding of consumer engagement.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: Havas (ENXTPA:HAV:$2,703.63)
Based in France, Havas is one of the world’s largest global communications groups. Havas has a fully integrated model through its Havas Villages around the world. In these Villages, creative, media and healthcare & wellness teams work together, ensuring agility and seamless experiences for clients. "
target: Buzzman
Founded in 2006, Buzzman is the most awarded French independent advertising agency. They offer a new model of a 100% independent advertising agency combining supreme creativity with an advanced understanding of consumer engagement.
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closed 8/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Briggs Advertising merged with CD&M Communications,

synopsis: Briggs Advertising in Bath has become part of Portland-based marketing agency CD&M Communications. Briggs Advertising is an agency that designs websites, brochures, print, produces radio, TV, training videos, events, creates trade show booths, strategic marketing plans, and anything else their clients need.
buyer: CD&M Communications
CD&M Communications are a strategic and creative agency that helps clients change the way consumers think about their brands. They specialize in Consumer Advertising, Business Communications, Social Marketing, Branding Strategy, TV, Radio, Print, Web Design, Planning and Buying, PR and more. "
target: Briggs Advertising
Briggs Advertising is an agency that designs websites, brochures, print, produces radio, TV, training videos, events, creates trade show booths, strategic marketing plans, and anything else their clients need. They are based in Maine.
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announced 8/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ogilvy New Zealand Limited, will acquire Ogilvy New Zealand Limited

synopsis: New Zealand advertising boss Greg Partington will buy back all shares in Ogilvy New Zealand. Partington, who currently owns a 15 per cent stake in the agency, has made a deal that will see him acquire the 85 per cent stake currently held by WPP AUNZ. Ogilvy New Zealand is New Zealand’s largest independent agency and that is proudly local.
buyer: Ogilvy New Zealand Limited
Greg Partington is a Managing Director at Ogilvy New Zealand. Partington is one of the most well-known advertising executives in the New Zealand local ad scene, having helped build Ogilvy into one of the biggest agencies in the country. "
target parent: WPP Group, plc
target: Ogilvy New Zealand Limited
Ogilvy New Zealand is a fully integrated marketing communications company, with expertise in brand advertising, retail advertising, direct marketing and customer relationship management, media strategy and buying, interactive marketing, public relations, and activation.
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closed 7/31/2019 via Company Press Release

Recruitics, acquired KRT Marketing

synopsis: Recruitics, a global data-centric recruitment marketing agency, announced that it has acquired KRT Marketing, a full-service recruitment advertising agency that provides large and growing organizations with talent attraction services across the globe.
buyer: Recruitics
Recruitics is a data-centric recruitment marketing agency that makes it easy for the world’s leading brands to attract and hire great talent. The company revolutionized recruitment advertising with the introduction of the world’s first recruitment marketing analytics and optimization platform. "
target: KRT Marketing
Founded in 1972 and headquartered outside of San Francisco, CA, KRT Marketing is a full-service recruitment advertising agency that provides large and growing organizations with talent attraction services across the globe.
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closed 7/10/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Filter Advertising merged with Splendor Design,

synopsis: Filter Advertising, a digital and media advertising agency, has merged with Splendor Design, a full-service marketing and design firm that offers design solutions for intelligent branding, website, and digital marketing.
buyer: Splendor Design
Splendor Design is a full-service marketing and design firm that offers design solutions for intelligent branding, website, and digital marketing. They combine strategic thinking with creativity to solve business problems. "
target: Filter Advertising
Filter Advertising is a digital and media advertising agency. Filter's expertise lies in delivering powerful, captivating visual messaging that connects quickly and viscerally in their short attention span world.
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closed 6/20/2019 via BusinessWire

Havas, acquired Battery

synopsis: France-based Havas Group has acquired Battery, a culture-driven creative agency. Battery specializes in gaming and streaming entertainment and has created advertising campaigns for Netflix and Activision Blizzard. Battery will become part of the Annex, Havas’ global network designed to help brands tap into the business of culture.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: Havas (ENXTPA:HAV:$2,703.63)
Based in France, Havas is one of the world’s largest global communications groups. The Annex is Havas’ fast-growing global network designed to help brands tap into the business of culture, and be renamed Battery Annex. "
target: Battery
Battery is a highly acclaimed, culture-driven creative agency with a specialized focus on gaming and streaming entertainment to bring storytelling to other industries. They create global advertising campaigns for brands like Netflix, Royal Bank of Canada, and Activision Blizzard.
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closed 5/29/2019 via BusinessWire

Muse Communications merged with Quantasy,

synopsis: Muse Communications, an independent multicultural advertising agency, and Quantasy, a full-service digital agency, announced they have combined operations and resources to offer enhanced marketing and digital solutions for current and future clients.
buyer: Quantasy
Quantasy is a creative brand services agency that creates engaging experiences that occur at the intersection of entertainment, advertising, technology and culture. Quantasy delivers premium interactive and social content for clients in the auto, entertainment, not-for-profit and financial sectors. "
target: Muse Communications
Muse Communications is an independent multicultural advertising agency. Their work helps clients strengthen and expand their connection with culture and the forces that influence it. Their clients include American Honda Motor Co., Inc., Google, Wells Fargo and The California State Lottery.
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closed 5/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

McKinney, Inc, purchased Operam Creative Group from Operam

synopsis: Cheil Worldwide full-service agency McKinney has acquired of Los Angeles-based Operam Creative Group, a division formerly within Hollywood media and tech company Operam. Operam Creative Group, which is now McKinney L.A., provides creative artists and media agency services.
buyer parent: Cheil Worldwide, Inc.
buyer: McKinney, Inc
McKinney is a full-service creative and media agency dedicated to unleashing untapped potential. Insightful strategy, planning and analytics shape their creativity, while everything from social media integration to content creation to a dedicated experiential marketing team bring it to the world. "
seller: Operam
Operam Creative Group provides creative artists and media agency services. They work on a project basis with clients such as Amazon Studios, WeTransfer and Orion. Operam Creative Group houses 15 full-time strategists, multidisciplinary creatives, content creators, account managers and producers.
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closed 5/15/2019 via Company Press Release

K&L Inc., acquired ISC Innovators

synopsis: K&L Inc, a Japanese creative agency, has acquired ISC Innovators, a Malaysian full-service advertising company. ISCI provides a wide range of advertising services to private and government companies.
buyer parent: AOI TYO Holdings
buyer: K&L Inc.
Headquartered in Japan, K&L Inc offers is a creative agency that has worked on major Japanese-affiliated advertisers for over 50 years. Using their unique perspective, they unite concepts, emotions and real-world applications to produce communication solutions with wide-reaching impact. "
target: ISC Innovators
ISC Innovators is a Malaysian full-service advertising company. They are recognized for creativity and marketing effectiveness in all major industry categories. They have won over 120 awards, including 41 international awards for their "Malaysia. Truly Asia." campaign.
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closed 4/10/2019 via PR Newswire

Calise Partners, acquired Imaginuity

synopsis: Calise Partners, an integrated marketing agency, has acquired Imaginuity, the integrated agency that delivers transformative results for its clients. Imaginuity provides integrated marketing services throughout the entire customer journey.
buyer: Calise Partners
Calise Partners is an integrated marketing agency. The agency’s powerful AdScience™ Data Management Platform maintains a single source of truth for clients’ data, allowing for unparalleled optimization of the marketing programs that are most effective in generating new customers. "
target: Imaginuity
Imaginuity provides integrated marketing services throughout the entire customer journey, including: brand experience, advertising, traditional and digital media buying, paid and organic search, social media, web development, UX, AI, data analytics and database marketing services.
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closed 4/8/2019 via Company Press Release

Accenture Interactive, acquired Shackleton Group

synopsis: Accenture Interactive, a company that helps leading brands transform their customer experiences across the entire customer journey, has acquired Shackleton, a Spanish brand communications agency. Shackleton delivers brand-building campaigns that combine award-winning creative work with a dedicated focus on digital customer engagement.
buyer parent: Accenture
buyer: Accenture Interactive
Accenture Interactive helps the world’s leading brands transform their customer experiences across the entire customer journey. Through their connected offerings in design, marketing, content and commerce, they create new ways to win in today’s experience-led economy. "
target: Shackleton Group
Shackleton is a Spanish brand communications agency. Shackleton delivers brand-building campaigns that combine award-winning creative work with a dedicated focus on digital customer engagement. Shackleton creates advertising campaigns and digital content for clients across various industries.
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closed 5/1/2019 via BusinessWire

Accenture Interactive, acquired Droga5 LLC

synopsis: Accenture Interactive, a company that helps leading brands transform their customer experiences across the entire customer journey, has acquired Droga5, an independent advertising agency with offices in London and New York. They create communications and experiences that ignite business growth, with brand purpose at the core.
buyer parent: Accenture
buyer: Accenture Interactive
Accenture Interactive helps the world’s leading brands transform their customer experiences across the entire customer journey. Through their connected offerings in design, marketing, content and commerce, they create new ways to win in today’s experience-led economy. "
target: Droga5 LLC
Droga5 is an independent agency with offices in London and New York. They create communications and experiences that ignite business growth, with brand purpose at the core. From integrated-marketing campaigns to business design, their work forges real connections with people and drives results.
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closed 3/27/2019 via Company Press Release

modop, acquired M.C. Communications

synopsis: modop, a company that creates content, branding, and communications to grow their clients’ relationships, has acquired M.C. Communications, a provider of full-service integrated advertising, public relations, media management and social media marketing.
buyer: modop
modop creates content, branding, and communications to grow their clients’ relationships with the people they touch. They see all modern brands as channels that broadcast across multiple, traditional, social, mobile and digital touchpoints. They know how to guide brands as they become broadcasters. "
target: M.C. Communications
M.C. Communications provides full-service integrated advertising, public relations, media management and social media marketing. Their experience ranges from manufacturing, energy, insurance and government to finance, retail, health, security and entertainment.
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closed 3/5/2019 via BusinessWire

Accenture Interactive, acquired Hjaltelin Stahl

synopsis: Accenture has completed the acquisition of Hjaltelin Stahl, a leading Danish creative agency, known for its ability to create unique and consistent cross-media experiences for its clients. They will become part of Accenture Interactive.
buyer parent: Accenture
buyer: Accenture Interactive
Accenture Interactive helps the world’s leading brands transform their customer experiences across the entire customer journey. Through their connected offerings in design, marketing, content and commerce, they create new ways to win in today’s experience-led economy. "
target: Hjaltelin Stahl
Hjaltelin Stahl, founded in 2003, is one of Denmark’s largest independent agencies by revenue. They specialize in Digital, Dialogue, Social and Advertising.
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closed 2/11/2004 via PR Newswire

On Command Corporation, acquired Hotelevision, Inc.

synopsis: On Command Corporation, a leading provider of in-room interactive entertainment announced today the acquisition of the controlling interest of Hotelevision, Inc. Hotelevision is the leading national television company that provides advertising with targeted access to affluent audiences in upscale hotel rooms.
buyer parent: Liberty Media Corporation
buyer: On Command Corporation
On Command Corporation is a leading provider of in-room entertainment technology to the lodging and cruise ship industries. On Command is a majority-owned subsidiary of Liberty Satellite & Technology, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: LSTTA, LSTTB). On Command entertainment services include: on-demand movi "
target: Hotelevision, Inc.
Hotelevision markets and sells national advertising time and advertisers of premium products and services on 9 cable television networks that are delivered to upscale hotels around the country. Through multi-year agreements with both participating cable networks and hotels, Hotelevision has the rig
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closed 2/11/2004 via PR Newswire

On Command Corporation, acquired Hotelevision, Inc.

synopsis: On Command Corporation, a leading provider of in-room interactive entertainment announced today the acquisition of the controlling interest of Hotelevision, Inc. Hotelevision is the leading national television company that provides advertising with targeted access to affluent audiences in upscale hotel rooms.
buyer parent: Liberty Media Corporation
buyer: On Command Corporation
On Command Corporation is a leading provider of in-room entertainment technology to the lodging and cruise ship industries. On Command is a majority-owned subsidiary of Liberty Satellite & Technology, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: LSTTA, LSTTB). On Command entertainment services include: on-demand movi "
target: Hotelevision, Inc.
Hotelevision markets and sells national advertising time and advertisers of premium products and services on 9 cable television networks that are delivered to upscale hotels around the country. Through multi-year agreements with both participating cable networks and hotels, Hotelevision has the rig
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closed 12/12/2018 via PR Web

Obasa Hospitality, acquired IBC Hospitality Technologies

synopsis: OBASA Hospitality, the parent company to a collection of global hospitality brands, has announced the acquisition of IBC Hospitality Technologies. Phoenix-based IBC is the creator of an all-in-one software and services platform to help owners and operators of all accommodation verticals.
buyer: Obasa Hospitality
Based in Canada, OBASA Hospitality is a single source for innovative technologies and services for anyone seeking or selling accommodations in the online marketplace. The company consists of IBC Hospitality Technologies and MyKey. "
target parent: InnSuites Hospitality Trust
target: IBC Hospitality Technologies
IBC Hospitality Technologies is the leading provider of proprietary software and services. Travelers love the patent-pending loyalty program offering cash back, global e-gift cards and free nights on ivhtravel.com and the app IVHTravel which is “Revolutionary and enhances the travel experience”.
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announced 6/21/2016 via PR Web

The Knowland Group, will acquire Newmarket Meeting Intelligence

synopsis: Knowland announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Meeting Intelligence (formerly known as HIS), incorporating both the product and employees, from Newmarket International Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Amadeus. Newmarket Meeting Intelligence has been providing actionable business intelligence to the hotel industry since 1989.
buyer: The Knowland Group
Knowland is a globally recognized provider of meeting and group data, Knowland offers extensive insight into market analytics, group industry trends, and powerful benchmarking through innovative products. "
target parent: Amadeus IT Group S.A.
target: Newmarket Meeting Intelligence
Newmarket Meeting Intelligence has been providing actionable business intelligence to the hotel industry since 1989. Newmarket Meeting Intelligence offers MarketView a weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual readerboard reports and LeadView a contact research and verification report.
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closed 8/3/2015 via Company Press Release

Newmarket International, Inc, acquired Hotel SystemsPro, LLC

synopsis: Newmarket, an Amadeus company, announced the acquisition of Hotel SystemsPro. The company delivers high-performance, ASP-based enterprise and property solutions to more than 4,500 hotels in North America and beyond, with a specific focus on mid-tier properties.
buyer parent: Amadeus IT Group S.A.
buyer: Newmarket International, Inc
Newmarket®, an Amadeus company, delivers proven business solutions for hospitality organizations. It offers solutions for sales and marketing automation, catering and events, workflow management, service optimization, property maintenance, meeting intelligence, and more. "
target: Hotel SystemsPro, LLC
Hotel SystemsPro is a software company that specializes in hospitality software solutions and services. They are a privately held company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Their portfolio of clients has grown in excess of 4,500 properties in 12 countries.
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closed 5/6/2005 via Reuters

Alphameric Plc, acquired Optical Mark Systems Ltd.

synopsis: Alphameric Plc, a UK supplier of software systems to the leisure and hospitality sectors, bought Optical Mark Systems Ltd., which supplies risk management software, tele-betting systems and Internet systems to UK bookmakers, for 1 million pounds in cash and stock.
buyer: Alphameric Plc
Alphameric PLC is the fully listed holding company of Alphameric Leisure and Alphameric Hospitality two UK-based systems specialists, providing solutions and technologies that deliver everything necessary to be a successful retailer. Alphameric’s expertise is based on an in-depth understanding of it"
target: Optical Mark Systems Ltd.
Optical Mark Systems Ltd. supplies risk management software, tele-betting systems and Internet systems to UK bookmakers
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closed 12/6/2017 via BNC Analysis

Osmozis SA, acquired Logmis

synopsis: Osmozis, an innovative company that fully develops and manufactures its own Internet technology for wireless networks and connected devices, has acquired Logmis, a provider of business management software for the tourism industry.
buyer: Osmozis SA (ENXTPA:ALOSM:$9.94)
Osmozis SA is an innovative company that fully develops and manufactures its own Internet technology for wireless networks and connected devices. Osmozis has been a supplier and operator of multi-service networks in European holiday centres since 2005. "
target: Logmis
Logmis aims to meet the specific needs of small businesses in terms of simplification and automation of the management processes. Whether a company manager, hotel manager or tourism agency, Logmis accompanies customers in the management of their business.
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closed 10/2/2017 via PR Newswire

House Advantage, LLC, acquired eTouchMenu

synopsis: House Advantage, an international customer loyalty, marketing, strategy and technology company headquartered in Las Vegas, announced the acquisition of eTouchMenu, a pioneer in digital menu technology with clients across numerous industries and hundreds of outlets.
buyer: House Advantage, LLC
House Advantage is an international customer loyalty, marketing, strategy and technology company headquartered in Las Vegas. With House Advantage, brands increase customer engagement, generate vital business intelligence, and boost per-customer share-of-wallet. "
target: eTouchMenu
eTouchMenu provides digital menus on tablets to the Hospitality Industry. Their software technology gives patrons digital access to menu content and the ability to process orders and make payments at the table.
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closed 9/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Amadeus IT Group S.A., acquired Pyton Communication Services B.V.

synopsis: Amadeus has acquired Dutch travel technology company Pyton. Pyton is best known for three core products: Waverunner (web booking engine), Elsy Arres (low cost carrier distribution service) and Hydra (dynamic packaging tool).
buyer: Amadeus IT Group S.A. (BME:AMS:$5,652.70)
Amadeus provides the technology which keeps the travel sector moving - from initial search to making a booking, from pricing to ticketing, from managing reservations to managing check-in and departure processes. "
target: Pyton Communication Services B.V.
Pyton is a Dutch travel technology company best known for three core products: Waverunner (web booking engine), Elsy Arres (low cost carrier distribution service) and Hydra (dynamic packaging tool).
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closed 11/3/2016 via Market Wire

FareHarbor, acquired Activity Link Systems, LLC

synopsis: FareHarbor, a family-owned business serving tour and activity operators and concierge desks with the industry's ultimate online booking and reservation management platform, announced the acquisition of Activity Link Systems (ALS), a leading provider of software for the activity industry.
buyer: FareHarbor
FareHarbor is a family-owned business serving tour and activity operators and concierge desks with the industry's ultimate online booking and reservation management platform. They were founded in Hawaii and are headquartered in Denver, CO. "
target: Activity Link Systems, LLC
Activity Link Systems, LLC (ALS) was formed in 2000 with the mission to develop, deploy and support software solutions for the tourism and resort industries with the emphasis on applications for activity operators, activity desk/resellers and time shares.
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closed 9/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

BirchStreet Systems Inc., acquired AccuBar

synopsis: BirchStreet Systems, the leading cloud based procure-to-pay technology provider for the hospitality industry, announced its acquisition of AccuBar, a leading cloud based, mobile enabled beverage inventory software solution provider.
buyer: BirchStreet Systems Inc.
As the recognized leader in the hospitality market, BirchStreet Systems, Inc. provides its cloud procure-to-pay platform to restaurants, casinos, country clubs, food service management, airports, stadiums and some of the world’s largest hotel companies. "
target: AccuBar
AccuBar helps hospitality operations track their liquor, beer and wine inventory. It is the most comprehensive bar inventory management system available. Their system has been used across the board in the industry, from small bars and nightclubs to the largest resorts, hotels and country clubs.
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closed 3/2/2009 via

The Active Network, Inc., acquired ReserveAmerica

synopsis: IAC and The Active Network, Inc., a leading provider of technology and marketing solutions for community service and participatory sports organizations, announced that they have entered into an agreement for Active to acquire leading campground reservation provider, ReserveAmerica, from IAC.
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
The Active Network, Inc., provides application services technology and marketing access to community service organizations, and is a leading online community for active lifestyles. The company's solutions help organizations improve customer service capabilities and increase revenues. "
target parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
target: ReserveAmerica
ReserveAmerica is the largest provider of campsite reservations in North America facilitating over 4 million transactions per year.
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closed 11/30/2007 via Company Press Release

Constellation Software, Inc., acquired Computrition, Inc.

synopsis: Constellation Software Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Computrition Inc. of Chatsworth, CA. The acquisition represents Constellation’s entry into the healthcare market with a leading foodservices software and services provider.
buyer: Constellation Software, Inc. (TSX:CSU:$3,365.10)
Constellation Software is an international provider of market leading software and services to a select number of industries, both in the public and private sectors. "
target: Computrition, Inc.
Computrition, Inc. provides innovative software solutions for the hospitality and healthcare industries. Computrition began in 1980 when Ellyn Luros-Elson, a registered dietitian, took the first steps to computerize nutritional analysis and food cost management functions.
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closed 2/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Ecolab, acquired Lobster Ink

synopsis: Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, has acquired Lobster Ink, a leading provider of end-to-end online customer training solutions.
buyer: Ecolab (ECL:$14,559.10)
Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services. Around the world businesses in foodservice, food processing, hospitality, healthcare, industrial, and oil and gas markets choose Ecolab products and services to keep their environment clean and safe. "
target: Lobster Ink
Lobster Ink is a company based in Geneva with core competencies in applied learning science, high-quality training content curation and the delivery of learning experiences through their SaaS platform to successfully meet the unique training needs of hospitality and foodservice companies.
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closed 4/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Infor, acquired ReServe Interactive

synopsis: Infor, a global leader in business cloud software specialized by industry, announced the completed acquisition of Efficient Frontiers, Inc. dba ReServe Interactive. Headquartered in Livermore, Calif., ReServe Interactive is a leading provider of cloud-based sales and catering, restaurant reservations, and floor management software,
buyer parent: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: Infor
Infor builds business software for specific industries in the cloud, providing complete suites that are designed to support progress. With 16,500 employees and over 90,000 customers in more than 170 countries, Infor software is designed for progress. "
target: ReServe Interactive
Headquartered in Livermore, Calif., ReServe Interactive is a leading provider of cloud-based sales and catering, restaurant reservations, and floor management software that serves the restaurant, sports and entertainment, event center, golf and country club, and hotel markets in the U.S. and Canada.
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closed 10/10/2012 via Bloomberg

RSI International Systems, Inc., acquired Innformation Systems Inc.

synopsis: RSI International Systems Inc., is pleased to announce the acquisition of Innformation Systems Inc. Innformation Systems Inc, headquartered in Rochester, Minnesota, has been serving the hospitality industry for years with their software product 'Innfusion' that encompasses the sales/catering segment of this industry.
buyer: RSI International Systems, Inc. (RSY:$3.57)
RSI International Inc. is the developer of RoomKey - the only web-based Property Management System (PMS) that incorporates a fully integrated Online Reservation Booking engine and seamless real-time connectivity to the major Global Distribution and Internet Distribution Systems. "
target: Innformation Systems Inc.
Innformation Systems Inc. develops a software product, Innfusion, that encompasses the sales and catering segment of the hospitality industry. It includes a reliable property management system, online hotel reservation system, hospitality hosting services, hotel reader board services, and more.
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closed 12/13/2011 via PR Newswire

ezRez Software, Inc., acquired Topguest

synopsis: ezRez Software, Inc. announced that it has acquired Topguest, a San Francisco-based startup company providing loyalty and social network engagement products to travel companies. Topguest enables members of leading travel loyalty programs to earn reward points for geo-located check-ins via their mobile devices.
buyer: ezRez Software, Inc.
ezRez Software is a B2B SaaS provider that allows partners to sell travel products anywhere in the world. Its clients are large airlines, hotel companies, travel agencies and financial institutions seeking to increase revenue and customer satisfaction. "
target: Topguest
Topguest is a technology company that translates social media activity by loyalty program members into incremental engagement and transaction opportunities. The Topguest platform seamlessly connects client loyalty programs with top social media services.
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closed 10/5/2010 via PR Newswire

HomeAway, Inc., acquired Instant Software, Inc.

synopsis: HomeAway, Inc. – the world's leading online vacation rental marketplace – announced its acquisition of Instant Software, Inc. (ISI), the top vacation rental management software provider. With this acquisition, HomeAway® continues to expand its suite of product offerings for professional vacation rental managers.
buyer: HomeAway, Inc. (AWAY:$485.27)
HomeAway, Inc. is the worldwide leader for vacation rentals on the Internet. Each year, more than 50 million travelers visit the HomeAway global marketplace that comprises more than 130,000 vacation rental homes across 100 countries. "
target: Instant Software, Inc.
Instant Software, Inc. (ISI) is the world's leading provider of technology solutions for the Vacation Rental Management industry.
price ($mm)
$24
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closed 8/23/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Monaker Group, acquired IDS Technology

synopsis: Monaker Group, Inc., a technology leader in the travel and vacation rental markets, has acquired the assets of leading travel technology provider, IDS Technology to enhance its Monaker Booking Engine (MBE) and nexttrip.biz platform. IDS Technology is a software development company with nearly three decades of experience in the hospitality industry.
buyer: Monaker Group (OTCQB:MKGI:$0.45)
Monaker Group is a technology-driven travel company focused on innovating the alternative lodging rental market. The Monaker Booking Engine (MBE) provides access to more than 2.6 million instantly bookable vacation rental homes, villas, chalets, apartments, condos, resort residences, and castles. "
target: IDS Technology
IDS Technology is a software development company in the hospitality industry. Its cloud-based travel software solutions help distributors and suppliers increase their revenue and boost efficiency through automated mapping technology, API connectivity, and profit optimization tools.
price ($mm)
$5.50
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closed 12/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

Septeo Pole Immobilier, acquired MP Concept

synopsis: Septeo Pôle Immobilier (SPI), a leading real estate software provider in France, has acquired MP Concept, a company that develops cloud based vacation rental software. MP Concept was founded in 1994 and is based in Ollioules, France.
buyer parent: Septeo Group
buyer: Septeo Pole Immobilier
Septeo Pôle Immobilier (SPI) is a leading real estate software provider in France. They specialize in rental management, seasonal rentals and transaction software. Septeo Pôle Immobilier is a division of Septeo Group. "
target: MP Concept
MP CONCEPT develops cloud based vacation rental software. The company was founded in 1994 and is based in Ollioules, France.
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closed 6/17/2014 via BusinessWire

RealPage, Inc., acquired Kigo

synopsis: RealPage, Inc, a leading provider of on-demand property management software, announces the acquisition of Kigo, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) vacation rental booking and channel management system headquartered in Barcelona, Spain.
buyer: RealPage, Inc. (RP:$960.34)
RealPage, Inc. is a leading provider of comprehensive property management software solutions for the housing industries. Using its innovative SaaS platform, RealPage’s on-demand software enables easy system integration and streamlines online property management. "
target: Kigo
An innovative and dynamic startup, Kigo offers vacation rental software and channel manager solutions designed for the unique needs of vacation rental managers.
price ($mm)
$32
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closed 9/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

OYO Rooms, acquired Danamica

synopsis: OYO Rooms, an India-based technology driven chain of standardized budget hotels in 500 cities across 10 countries, has acquired Danamica, a Dutch expert in intelligent pricing whose technology enables clients to optimally and dynamically price - at a low cost - thereby maximizing their holiday rental income.
buyer: OYO Rooms
OYO is an India-based technology driven chain of standardized budget hotels in 500 cities across 10 countries including India, China, Malaysia, the UK, the UAE and Indonesia. It ushered disruption in the Indian hospitality industry through technology and standardization in the budget hotel segment. "
target: Danamica
Danamica is a Dutch expert in intelligent pricing whose ambition is to offer the market's best and most user-friendly pricing tools to holiday rental agencies. Their technology enables clients to optimally and dynamically price - at a low cost - thereby maximizing their holiday rental income.
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$10
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