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closed 8/3/2015 via BusinessWire

Advance Publications, Inc., acquired 1010data, Inc.

synopsis: 1010data, Inc., provider of the only Big Data Discovery and data sharing platform that combines cloud-based analytics with access to disruptive datasets on a single platform, and Advance/Newhouse (an affiliate of Advance Publications, “Advance"), a privately held global and diversified media group, announced that Advance has acquired 1010data.
buyer: Advance Publications, Inc.
Advance Publications, Inc., is a privately held communications company that, directly or through subsidiaries, owns Condé Nast, Parade Publications, Fairchild Fashion Media, American City Business Journals, the Golf Digest Companies, and newspapers in more than twenty-five American cities. "
target: 1010data, Inc.
1010data is the leading provider of Cloud-based analytics for Big Data. It is used by hundreds of the world’s largest retail, manufacturing, telecom, and financial services enterprises.
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closed 2/6/2019 via PR Newswire

Pegasystems, Inc., acquired Infruid Labs Inc.

synopsis: Pegasystems Inc., the leader in software for customer engagement and operational excellence, has acquired Infruid Labs, a Business Analytics and Data Visualization solutions company. Infruid Labs' patent-pending instant analytics platform, Vizard, is designed to help business users find patterns in large datasets.
buyer: Pegasystems, Inc. (PEGA:$868.95)
Pegasystems delivers business agility and empowers organizations to rapidly improve execution and seize new opportunities. Pegasystems is the recognized leader in business process management and is also ranked as a leader in customer relationship management software by leading industry analysts. "
target: Infruid Labs Inc.
Infruid Labs is a Business Analytics and Data Visualization solutions company. Infruid Labs' patent-pending instant analytics platform, Vizard, is designed to help business users find patterns in large datasets. Vizard lets users ask questions in English and provides interactive charts.
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closed 12/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

Xenon Venture Equity, acquired XPlenty

synopsis: US B2B technologies accelerator Xenon Ventures has announced that it has acquired Israeli cloud data integration company Xplenty. Tel Aviv-based Xplenty helps companies to integrate, transform and organize their data faster and more effectively.
buyer: Xenon Venture Equity
Xenon acquires and accelerates early stage SaaS products. Portfolio includes DreamFactory, Iron.io, Scripted and EarthClassMail. "
target: XPlenty
Xplenty’s platform allows organizations to integrate, process, and prepare data for analytics on the cloud. By providing a coding and jargon-free environment, Xplenty’s scalable platform ensures businesses can quickly and easily benefit from the opportunities offered by big data.
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closed 11/15/2017 via PR Newswire

TIBCO Software Inc., acquired Alpine Data

synopsis: TIBCO Software Inc., a global leader in integration, API management, and analytics, announced the acquisition of Alpine Data, an innovative, cloud-based data science and social collaboration platform.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: TIBCO Software Inc. (TIBX:$1,076.23)
TIBCO fuels digital business by enabling better decisions and faster, smarter actions through the TIBCO Connected Intelligence Cloud. TIBCO interconnects everything, captures data in real time, and augments the intelligence of a business through analytical insights. "
target: Alpine Data
Alpine Data provides data scientists with a web-native, social collaboration interface to bring together and manage the broader analytics community — including data engineers, business professionals, analysts, IT, developers, and executives — to solve business challenges.
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closed 1/11/2017 via Company Press Release

Bisnode AB, acquired Swan Insights SA

synopsis: Bisnode, the leading European Data & Analytics company, has acquired the Brussels-based company Swan Insights SA/NV. Swan Insights is an award-winning, recognized Young Innovative Company providing new-generation Business Information solutions in Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany and the United Kingdom.
buyer parent: Ratos AB
buyer: Bisnode AB
The Bisnode group is Europe's leading provider of business information. They have 2,500 people in 17 markets. Bisnode provides data and insights that facilitate decision-making in both strategic issues and daily operations for companies and organizations throughout Europe. "
target: Swan Insights SA
Swan Insights is a Big Data company providing new-generation Business Information solutions. They scan the whole business world and bring clients what they really need to do better business: know their market, build their sales pipelines, close deals faster, and improve customer loyalty.
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announced 8/17/2016 via BNC Analysis

Salesforce.com, Inc., will acquire BeyondCore

synopsis: Business analytics platform BeyondCore will be acquired by Salesforce, the world's #1 CRM company. BeyondCore is an enterprise analytics tool that bolsters business intelligence with computational and statistical analysis.
buyer: Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM:$14,013.00)
Salesforce.com, Inc., the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM company, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. Their Salesforce Service Cloud customer service app empowers enterprises to deliver amazing customer service experiences anywhere and on any device. "
target: BeyondCore
BeyondCore provides SaaS data analytics software that puts the power of insightful, accurate, intuitive and actionable analytics in the hands of every business user. Its technology gives users a full range of descriptive, diagnostic, predictive and prescriptive bias-free analytics.
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announced 7/21/2016 via Company Press Release

Workday, Inc., will acquire Platfora, Inc.

synopsis: Workday, a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for human resources and finance, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Platfora, a leading provider of operational analytics and data discovery tools that enable companies to visually interact with and analyze petabyte-scale data in seconds.
buyer: Workday, Inc. (WDAY:$3,244.62)
Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. Founded in 2005, Workday delivers financial management, human capital management, and analytics applications designed for the world's largest companies, educational institutions, and government agencies. "
target: Platfora, Inc.
Platfora is a leading provider of operational analytics and data discovery tools that enable companies to visually interact with and analyze petabyte-scale data in seconds.
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closed 1/15/2016 via PE Hub

ListenLogic, LLC merged with Anexinet Corporation,

synopsis: Marlin Equity Partners is pleased to announce that it has acquired ListenLogic, LLC, a leading tech-enabled services provider of unstructured big data and predictive analytics, social intelligence and real-time risk sensing to large enterprises. Marlin has merged ListenLogic with Anexinet, a systems integration and technology management company.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Anexinet Corporation
Anexinet is a leading systems integration and technology management firm that delivers strategic, digital and technology solutions by leveraging the best combination of cloud, products and services. "
target: ListenLogic, LLC
ListenLogic LLC is a provider of big data and predictive analytics to large businesses. ListenLogic, LLC is a leading tech-enabled services provider of unstructured big data and predictive analytics, social intelligence and real-time risk sensing to large enterprises.
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announced 11/5/2015 via BNC Analysis

Adobe Systems Incorporated, will purchase Digital Analytix Business from comScore, Inc.

synopsis: ComScore announced that Adobe would buy comScore’s Digital Analytix big data business intelligence service. Digital Analytix Enterprise combines the best of analytics and audience demographics to give unparalleled data access and visibility into the characteristics of an entire user base.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$11,171.30)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
seller: comScore, Inc. (SCOR:$368.82)
Digital Analytix Enterprise combines the best of analytics and audience demographics to give unparalleled data access and visibility into the characteristics of an entire user base.
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announced 5/6/2015 via Company Press Release

PTC Inc., will acquire ColdLight

synopsis: PTC has announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ColdLight, a visionary in big data machine learning and predictive analytics. Neuron, their flagship product, is a secure and flexible automated learning engine that learns from massive amounts of data, discovers patterns and then delivers mathematically validated recommendations.
buyer: PTC Inc. (PTC:$1,255.63)
PTC enables manufacturers to achieve sustained product and service advantage. PTC's technology solutions help customers transform the way they create, operate, and service products for a smart, connected world. PTC employs approximately 6,000 professionals serving more than 28,000 businesses. "
target: ColdLight
ColdLight is a leader in advanced analytics, predictive technology and machine learning science. Neuron, their flagship product, is a secure and flexible automated learning engine that learns from massive amounts of data, discovers patterns and then delivers mathematically validated recommendations.
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closed 3/11/2015 via BusinessWire

Sencha Inc., acquired mzPivotGrid

synopsis: Sencha, a leading provider of HTML5 desktop and mobile web application development technology, announced it has acquired the technology mzPivotGrid due to increasing customer demand. mzPivotGrid is a powerful analytics tool that empowers enterprise developers to build applications that can discover critical insights from massive sets of data.
buyer: Sencha Inc.
Sencha provides and supports enterprise-class Java and JavaScript frameworks that leverage HTML5 to deliver solutions for desktops, smartphones, tablets and more. Sencha products are engineered to support app development teams and IT organizations through the entire application lifecycle process. "
target parent: mzSolutions & Software SRL
target: mzPivotGrid
mzPivotGrid is a powerful analytics tool that empowers enterprise developers to build applications that can discover critical insights from massive sets of data.
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closed 2/3/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Cloudera, Inc, acquired Xplain.io

synopsis: Cloudera, the leader in enterprise analytic data management, announced that it has acquired Xplain.io, an innovator in self-service analytics. Xplain.io's SaaS product analyzes database logs to give a comprehensive view of a company's business' most important KPIs, success factors and data cross sections wrapped up in an intuitive dashboard.
buyer: Cloudera, Inc (CLDR:$647.68)
Cloudera is revolutionizing enterprise data management by offering the first unified platform for Big Data, an enterprise data hub built on Apache Hadoop. Cloudera offers enterprises one place to store, access, process, secure, and analyze all their data. "
target: Xplain.io
Xplain.io's SaaS product analyzes database logs to give a comprehensive view of a company's business' most important KPIs, success factors and data cross sections wrapped up in an intuitive dashboard.
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closed 12/11/2014 via PR Newswire

CenturyLink, Inc., acquired Cognilytics

synopsis: CenturyLink, Inc. has acquired Cognilytics, a leading provider of advanced predictive analytics and Big Data solutions to mid-sized and large enterprises. Cognilytics helps businesses convert "data to decisions" through deep expertise in Big Data deployment, management, advanced decision sciences, predictive analytics and data visualization.
buyer: CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL:$22,821.00)
CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States. The company provides broadband, voice and wireless services to consumers and businesses across the country. It also offers advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLink™ Prism™ TV and DIRECTV brands. "
target: Cognilytics
Cognilytics provides advanced predictive analytics and Big Data solutions to mid-sized and large enterprises. Cognilytics helps businesses convert "data to decisions" through deep expertise in Big Data deployment, management, advanced decision sciences, predictive analytics and data visualization.
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closed 1/22/2014 via BNC Analysis

Callcredit Information Group Limited, acquired Coactiva Aspiren Ltd

synopsis: Callcredit Information Group has announced the acquisition of analytical software solutions and consultancy provider Coactiva, a pioneer, bringing sophisticated, innovative ‘Big Data’ Analytics & Business Intelligence solutions into everyday use in the hands of business people.
buyer parent: Vitruvian Partners LLP
buyer: Callcredit Information Group Limited
Callcredit Information Group Credit Solutions comprises Callcredit, the UK's most innovative credit reference agency, online payment service provider Legatio and specialists in the development and implementation of scorecards and Multi-bureau solutions, DecisionMetrics. "
target: Coactiva Aspiren Ltd
Coactiva is a pioneer, bringing sophisticated, innovative ‘Big Data’ Analytics & Business Intelligence solutions into everyday use in the hands of business people. They offer two award-winning cloud-based software product sets - Intercept and Aspireview.
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closed 1/8/2014 via Market Wire

Apigee Corp., acquired InsightsOne

synopsis: Apigee announced that it has acquired InsightsOne, a technology company that provides big data predictive intelligence to help businesses understand consumer preferences. The company extracts signals from social, mobile, unstructured and structured data to optimize offers delivered by email, mobile, in-app, social and web communications.
buyer: Apigee Corp. (APIC:$85.61)
Apigee is the leading provider of API products and technology for enterprises and developers. Over 250 enterprises like Comcast, GameSpy, TransUnion Interactive, Guardian Life and Constant Contact and thousands of developers use Apigee's technology. "
target: InsightsOne
InsightsOne is a pioneer in cloud-based predictive analytics solutions enabled by big data. InsightsOne extracts signals from social, mobile, unstructured and structured data to optimize offers delivered by email, mobile, in-app, social and web communications.
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closed 1/6/2014 via

KPMG International, acquired Link Analytics

synopsis: KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, has completed its previously announced acquisition of analytical solutions company Link Analytics LLC. Link Analytics specializes in developing scalable business analytics applications, including customer experience, large-scale social network analysis, and network optimization.
buyer: KPMG International
KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory services firm, operates from 87 offices with more than 23,000 employees and partners throughout the U.S. Our purpose is to turn knowledge into value for the benefit of our clients, our people, and the capital markets. "
target: Link Analytics
Link Analytics specializes in developing scalable business analytics applications, including customer experience, large-scale social network analysis, and network optimization.
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closed 12/4/2013 via PR Web

Systems in Motion, acquired Claritics

synopsis: Systems in Motion (SIM), a leading provider of enterprise technology consulting and solutions, has acquired Claritics, a leading provider of Big Data User Intelligence for mobile, social and enterprise SaaS applications.
buyer: Systems in Motion
Systems in Motion is a leading provider of enterprise technology consulting and solutions that leverage a powerful new onshore model for delivering differentiated outcome-based services. "
target: Claritics
Claritics is a big data user intelligence platform for social, mobile and enterprise analytics applications. Claritics provides packaged ‘analytics solutions’ that enables marketers, and product owners to quickly drive value from user campaigns related to social and mobile initiatives.
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closed 4/3/2013 via Market Wire

ReachForce Inc., acquired SetLogik

synopsis: ReachForce, a leader in B2B data solutions for marketers, has acquired SetLogik, an innovator of cloud-based data and analytics solutions, to form the industry's first Connected Marketing Data Hub. The new Connected Marketing Data Hub offers an integrated suite with continuous data quality management and predictive marketing capabilities.
buyer: ReachForce Inc.
ReachForce delivers cloud-based data solutions for B2B marketing professionals to accelerate leads to revenue. The ReachForce Connected Marketing Data Hub provides continuous marketing data enrichment and insights to help customers reach their maximum revenue velocity. "
target: SetLogik
SetLogik provides B2B sales and marketing with the 100% cloud-based solution that transforms their company-wide Big Data into a powerful revenue engine.
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closed 1/31/2013 via BusinessWire

Aggregate Knowledge, Inc., acquired Quantivo

synopsis: Aggregate Knowledge, a media intelligence company that brings an exact science to the art of media buying, announced its acquisition of Quantivo, an industry leader in providing customer-centric intelligence and analytics to marketers.
buyer: Aggregate Knowledge, Inc.
Aggregate Knowledge is the only media intelligence company that offers advertisers and agencies an exact science to pinpoint where to reach highest performing customers in a single platform. "
target: Quantivo
Quantivo delivers the industry’s first ad-hoc analytics tool for marketing that is fast, flexible, and frictionless. Unlike traditional solutions, Quantivo empowers users to quickly audit, load, integrate and analyze large data sets from disparate sources – within hours, not weeks.
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closed 11/7/2012 via Market Wire

Appcelerator, Inc., acquired Nodeable

synopsis: Appcelerator, the leading mobile platform company, announced that it has acquired Nodeable, the leader in real-time, big data processing for Hadoop. Nodeable's StreamReduce™ solution processes and analyzes raw data in real-time to find trends, summaries, and anomalies that increase efficiency in data-driven businesses.
buyer: Appcelerator, Inc.
Appcelerator is the leading enterprise-grade, cross-platform development solution on the market. Its Titanium Platform leverages over 5,000 mobile device and operating system APIs to create native iOS and Android apps, as well as HTML5 mobile web apps. "
target: Nodeable
Nodeable provides a systems intelligence platform for managing and analyzing systems data, making it easy for organizations to interact and collaboratively manage cloud-based systems and services.
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closed 8/3/2015 via BusinessWire

Advance Publications, Inc., acquired 1010data, Inc.

synopsis: 1010data, Inc., provider of the only Big Data Discovery and data sharing platform that combines cloud-based analytics with access to disruptive datasets on a single platform, and Advance/Newhouse (an affiliate of Advance Publications, “Advance"), a privately held global and diversified media group, announced that Advance has acquired 1010data.
buyer: Advance Publications, Inc.
Advance Publications, Inc., is a privately held communications company that, directly or through subsidiaries, owns Condé Nast, Parade Publications, Fairchild Fashion Media, American City Business Journals, the Golf Digest Companies, and newspapers in more than twenty-five American cities. "
target: 1010data, Inc.
1010data is the leading provider of Cloud-based analytics for Big Data. It is used by hundreds of the world’s largest retail, manufacturing, telecom, and financial services enterprises.
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closed 8/13/2019 via PR Newswire

American City Business Journals Inc., acquired BizEquity

synopsis: American City Business Journals, the nation's largest publisher of local business news and information, announced it has acquired majority ownership of BizEquity, the leading provider of cloud-based business valuation tools and private business data.
buyer parent: Advance, Inc.
buyer: American City Business Journals Inc.
Since 1985, American City Business Journals has been the nation's largest publisher of local business news and information. ACBJ owns 40 business publications online and in print across the country that offer exclusive, in-depth local business coverage. "
target: BizEquity
BizEquity is the world's leading provider of business valuation knowledge, having valued more than 33 million private companies globally to date. BizEquity's vision is to value every privately-owned company and, in the process, democratize business valuation and performance knowledge.
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closed 5/16/2019 via New York Times

Dotdash, acquired Brides Magazine

synopsis: Condé Nast has sold Brides magazine to Dotdash, an American digital media company. Brides is an American bimonthly magazine. As with many similar bridal magazines, it is designed to be an in-depth resource for brides-to-be, with many photographs and articles on wedding dresses, cakes, ceremonies, receptions, and honeymoons.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Dotdash
Dotdash's vibrant brands help over 100 million users each month find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. Dotdash is among the largest publishers online, and its brands are the fastest-growing in their respective categories. "
target parent: Advance, Inc.
target: Brides Magazine
Brides is an American bimonthly magazine. As with many similar bridal magazines, it is designed to be an in-depth resource for brides-to-be, with many photographs and articles on wedding dresses, cakes, ceremonies, receptions, and honeymoons.
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closed 5/14/2019 via New York Times

Discovery Communications, Inc., acquired The Golf Digest Companies

synopsis: Condé Nast has sold Golf Digest to Discovery Inc., an American mass media company based in New York City. Golf Digest is a monthly golf magazine in the United States. It is a generalist golf publication covering recreational golf and men's and women's competitive golf.
buyer: Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISC.A:$11,079.00)
Discovery Communications satisfies curiosity and engages superfans with a portfolio of premium nonfiction, lifestyle, sports and kids programming brands. Discovery reaches more than 3 billion cumulative viewers across pay-TV and free-to-air platforms in more than 220 countries and territories. "
target parent: Advance, Inc.
target: The Golf Digest Companies
Golf Digest is a monthly golf magazine in the United States. It is a generalist golf publication covering recreational golf and men's and women's competitive golf.
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announced 3/6/2019 via BusinessWire

Advance, Inc., will acquire Turnitin

synopsis: Advance, a company that builds the value of a company over the long-term by fostering growth and innovation of a diversified portfolio, will be acquiring Turnitin, a software provider that promotes academic integrity, streamline grading and feedback, and improves outcomes across educational levels and content areas.
buyer: Advance, Inc.
Advance is a private, family-owned and operated company that builds the value of a company over the long-term by fostering growth and innovation of a diversified portfolio spanning media, communications, technology, and other promising growth areas. "
target parent: Insight Venture Partners
target: Turnitin
Turnitin is a partner in fostering original thinking and supporting authentic learning. Turnitin solutions promote academic integrity, streamline grading and feedback, and improve outcomes across educational levels and content areas.
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closed 10/25/2018 via Company Press Release

Advance Publications, Inc., acquired The Esports Observer

synopsis: Advance, a family-owned company that operates and invests in media, communications and technology businesses, has acquired The Esports Observer (TEO), the world’s leading source for esports business news and insights. TEO offers an integrated platform that enables companies to make the right decisions when venturing into the esports industry.
buyer: Advance Publications, Inc.
Advance is a diversified, family-owned company that operates and invests in a broad range of media, communications and technology businesses globally. The operating businesses of Advance employ more than 12,000 people in over a dozen countries. "
target: The Esports Observer
The Esports Observer (TEO) is the world’s leading source for esports business news and insights. TEO offers an integrated platform that enables companies to make the right decisions when venturing into the esports industry by offering real-time intelligence and reports.
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closed 10/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

Advance Publications, Inc., acquired Newzoo

synopsis: Advance Publications has acquired a majority share in Newzoo, the leading provider of market intelligence covering the global games, esports, and mobile markets. They provide their clients an extensive range of solutions, including consumer insights, device and app data, market sizing and forecasting, custom research, and bespoke advisory services.
buyer: Advance Publications, Inc.
Advance is a diversified, family-owned company that operates and invests in a broad range of media, communications and technology businesses globally. The operating businesses of Advance employ more than 12,000 people in over a dozen countries. "
target: Newzoo
Newzoo is the leading provider of market intelligence covering the global games, esports, and mobile markets. They provide their clients an extensive range of solutions, including consumer insights, device and app data, market sizing and forecasting, custom research, and bespoke advisory services.
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announced 8/23/2018 via Company Press Release

Advance Publications, Inc., will acquire Stage Entertainment

synopsis: Advance, a family-owned company that operates and invests in media, communications and technology businesses, will acquire Stage Entertainment from CVC Capital Partners, a leading private equity and investment advisory firm. Stage Entertainment is a first-class theatrical production company focusing on musical theatre in Europe.
buyer: Advance Publications, Inc.
Advance is a family-owned company that operates and invests in a wide range of media, communications and technology businesses globally. The operating businesses of Advance include Condé Nast brands such as Vogue, Vanity Fair, GQ and Wired; video programming brands Eurosport and Discovery, and more."
target parent: CVC Capital Partners
target: Stage Entertainment
Founded in 1998, Stage Entertainment is a first-class theatrical production company focusing on musical theatre in Europe. It owns and operates a network of 20 theatres where it mostly produces musicals developed by international partners and its creative teams.
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announced 7/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Funke Mediengruppe GmbH, will acquire Myself Magazine

synopsis: Funke Mediengruppe, Germany's third largest newspaper and magazine publisher, is to acquire Myself Magazine from Condé Nast. Myself is targeted at smart, sophisticated, affluent women aged 25 plus who are interested in a wide variety of subjects including fashion, beauty, relationships, food, travel, home, design, health and careers.
buyer: Funke Mediengruppe GmbH
Funke Mediengruppe is Germany's third largest newspaper and magazine publisher with a total of over 500 publications in eight countries. They publish newspapers, women’s magazines, TV guides, advertising papers, books and more. "
target parent: Advance Publications, Inc.
target: Myself Magazine
Myself, launched in 2005, with the strapline "many lives, one magazine", is targeted at smart, sophisticated, affluent women aged 25 plus who are interested in a wide variety of subjects including fashion, beauty, relationships, food, travel, home, design, health and careers.
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closed 6/21/2017 via BNC Analysis

Farfetch, acquired Style.com

synopsis: Farfetch, a leading online luxury shopping platform, has acquired Style.com's trademark, intellectual property and customer database from Condé Nast. Style.com was a luxury online marketplace where customers could find the very best of established brands and the rising stars of fashion.
buyer: Farfetch (FTCH:$602.38)
Farfetch is the online platform to shop the world’s greatest selection of luxury. Their e-commerce platform partners with the world’s best luxury boutiques and brands, guaranteeing an unparalleled range of pieces to shop; from established luxury brands to the most interesting new designers. "
target parent: Advance Publications, Inc.
target: Style.com
Style.com is a new and immersive e-commerce experience from the world’s leading multimedia company, Condé Nast. Style.com is a luxury marketplace where customers will find the very best of established brands and the rising stars of fashion.
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closed 4/26/2017 via Company Press Release

American City Business Journals Inc., acquired Leaders in Sport

synopsis: Leaders in Sport, the premium international conference, publishing and training business for sport, has been wholly acquired by American City Business Journals (ACBJ), the premier print and digital publisher of business news. Leaders in Sport organises sport business summits in iconic cities around the world including New York, London and Beijing.
buyer parent: Advance Publications, Inc.
buyer: American City Business Journals Inc.
American City Business Journals (ACBJ) is the largest publisher of metropolitan business newsweeklies in the United States, with 43 business publications across the country reaching more than 3.6 million readers each week. "
target: Leaders in Sport
Leaders in Sport is an organiser of inspiring events for the professional world of sport. They are a central hub for brilliant content from those events, and they are a global network for professionals in sport.
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closed 3/16/2017 via Company Press Release

Conde Nast Publications Inc., acquired Pop2Life and Ribyt

synopsis: Condé Nast announced two acquisitions: the purchase of an industry-leading experiential marketing agency Pop2Life, along with the event hospitality and ticketing platform Ribyt.
buyer parent: Advance Publications, Inc.
buyer: Conde Nast Publications Inc.
Condé Nast is a premier media company renowned for producing the highest quality content for the world's most influential audiences. Attracting 123 million consumers across its industry-leading print, digital and video brands. "
target: Pop2Life and Ribyt
Pop2Life is an industry-leading experiential marketing agency. Ribyt is an event hospitality and ticketing platform. Ribyt, an enterprise-grade event technology platform, provides users with cloud-based tools to manage high-touch events.
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announced 2/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Conde Nast Publications Inc., will acquire CitizenNet

synopsis: Condé Nast, a premier media company, said it will acquire CitizenNet, a social data and marketing platform. CitizenNet is a Facebook Marketing Partner leveraging numerous patents in natural language processing and semantic analysis to improve Social Media Advertising performance through Audience Prediction and Media Optimization.
buyer parent: Advance Publications, Inc.
buyer: Conde Nast Publications Inc.
Condé Nast is a premier media company renowned for producing the highest quality content for the world's most influential audiences. Attracting 123 million consumers across its industry-leading print, digital and video brands. "
target: CitizenNet
CitizenNet is a Facebook Marketing Partner leveraging numerous patents in natural language processing and semantic analysis to improve Social Media Advertising performance through Audience Prediction and Media Optimization.
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closed 6/16/2016 via BusinessWire

Conde Nast Publications Inc., acquired BackChannel

synopsis: Condé Nast announced the acquisition of Backchannel, the premier tech business brand from social publishing platform Medium. Backchannel will be the third brand, alongside WIRED and Ars Technica, in the newly formed Wired Media Group.
buyer parent: Advance Publications, Inc.
buyer: Conde Nast Publications Inc.
Condé Nast is a premier media company renowned for producing the highest quality content for the world's most influential audiences. Attracting 123 million consumers across its industry-leading print, digital and video brands. "
target parent: Medium
target: BackChannel
Backchannel is a premier tech business brand from a social publishing platform Medium. Backchannel dives deep into the culture and stories of the tech industry through in-depth and unique reporting, which provides a distinctive and authoritative point of view.
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closed 3/2/2016 via Company Press Release

Conde Nast Publications Inc., acquired Poetica

synopsis: Condé Nast has expanded with an acquisition of leading editorial tech company, Poetica. The company has developed proprietary technology for collaborating on content in real time, which can be integrated with any content management system and brings Google Docs-style editing to any web-based content.
buyer parent: Advance Publications, Inc.
buyer: Conde Nast Publications Inc.
Condé Nast is a premier media company renowned for producing the highest quality content for the world's most influential audiences. Attracting 123 million consumers across its industry-leading print, digital and video brands. "
target: Poetica
Poetica is an intuitive text editor that makes it easy to work with others on copy and content. They have pioneered a new approach to version control, using their own Operational Transform extensions rather than industry-standard diffs.
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closed 10/13/2015 via New York Times

Conde Nast Publications Inc., acquired Pitchfork Media

synopsis: Condé Nast, the publisher that owns magazines like Vogue and Vanity Fair, said that it had acquired Pitchfork Media, the company behind the independent music website and quarterly magazine. Pitchfork has been one of music’s independent voices, known for unearthing up-and-coming artists, and for its in-depth reviews.
buyer parent: Advance Publications, Inc.
buyer: Conde Nast Publications Inc.
Condé Nast is a global media company producing the highest quality magazines, websites and digital content. Reaching more than 263 million consumers in 30 markets, the company’s portfolio includes many of the world’s most respected and influential media properties including Vogue and The New Yorker."
target: Pitchfork Media
Pitchfork is the first source for music fans seeking the best in independent and emerging music across all genres. Pitchfork is widely acclaimed for its in-depth music writing and criticism, innovative design, original music video content, live events and the annual Pitchfork Music Festivals.
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closed 8/3/2015 via BusinessWire

Advance Publications, Inc., acquired 1010data, Inc.

synopsis: 1010data, Inc., provider of the only Big Data Discovery and data sharing platform that combines cloud-based analytics with access to disruptive datasets on a single platform, and Advance/Newhouse (an affiliate of Advance Publications, “Advance"), a privately held global and diversified media group, announced that Advance has acquired 1010data.
buyer: Advance Publications, Inc.
Advance Publications, Inc., is a privately held communications company that, directly or through subsidiaries, owns Condé Nast, Parade Publications, Fairchild Fashion Media, American City Business Journals, the Golf Digest Companies, and newspapers in more than twenty-five American cities. "
target: 1010data, Inc.
1010data is the leading provider of Cloud-based analytics for Big Data. It is used by hundreds of the world’s largest retail, manufacturing, telecom, and financial services enterprises.
price ($mm)
$500
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closed 8/19/2014 via New York Times

Penske Media Corporation, acquired Fairchild Fashion Media

synopsis: Penske Media Corporation has acquired the U.S.-based trade publishing assets of Conde Nast’s Fairchild Fashion Media unit, the parent company of business-to-business brands Women’s Wear Daily, Footwear News, Beauty Inc, M and the Fairchild Summits.
buyer: Penske Media Corporation
Penske Media is a leading digital media company. Penske Media owns a unique and growing portfolio of lifestyle brands that provide the web's best original content in categories including entertainment, sports, breaking news, media, finance, tech, health, shopping, fashion, beauty, and automotive. "
target parent: Advance Publications, Inc.
target: Fairchild Fashion Media
Fairchild Fashion Media (FFM) is the leading source of fashion news and analysis for industry leaders and the global fashion community. FFM properties include WWD (Women's Wear Daily), Style.com, FN (Footwear News), NowManifest, Beauty Inc, M and Fairchild Summits.
price ($mm)
$100
rev ($mm)
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closed 7/18/2013 via BNC Analysis

Conde Nast Publications Inc., acquired La Cucina Italiana Srl

synopsis: Condé Nast Italy buys majority stake of La Cucina Italiana Srl. La Cucina Italiana Srl publishes and markets a monthly cookery magazine in Italy.
buyer parent: Advance Publications, Inc.
buyer: Conde Nast Publications Inc.
Condé Nast Publications, home to many of the world's celebrated magazines and websites, is committed to journalistic integrity, influential reporting and superior design. Each of our magazines features renowned editors, writers and photographers. "
target: La Cucina Italiana Srl
La Cucina Italiana Srl publishes and markets a monthly cookery magazine in Italy.
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closed 1/17/2013 via Market Wire

Advance Publications, Inc., acquired Pop

synopsis: POP announced that it has been acquired by Advance Publications Inc., parent company of Condé Nast. POP is a digital marketing agency that crafts interactive experiences for the web, mobile devices and emerging digital platforms. POP works with Fortune 1000 brands, including Target, Toyota, Microsoft and Nike.
buyer: Advance Publications, Inc.
Advance Publications, Inc., is a privately held communications company that, directly or through subsidiaries, owns Condé Nast, Parade Publications, Fairchild Fashion Media, American City Business Journals, the Golf Digest Companies, and newspapers in more than twenty-five American cities. "
target: Pop
Pop is a digital marketing agency that crafts interactive experiences for the web, mobile devices and emerging digital platforms. Pop works with Fortune 1000 brands, including Target, Toyota, Microsoft and Nike.
price ($mm)
$25
rev ($mm)
$35
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/16/2012 via PR Newswire

ACBJ, acquired Streetwise Media

synopsis: ACBJ has acquired Streetwise Media, a Boston-based digital media company that uses a community publishing platform to cover local news. Streetwise operates two web sites – www.bostinno.com in Boston and www.inthecapital.com in Washington, D.C. – that focus on local news about business, innovation and technology, education, politics and lifestyles.
buyer parent: Advance Publications, Inc.
buyer: ACBJ
American City Business Journals (ACBJ) publishes weekly business journals in 40 major cities, has more than 45 business news web sites (www.bizjournals.com) and produces more than 700 signature business-to-business events nationally every year. "
target: Streetwise Media
Streetwise Media operates two web sites – www.bostinno.com in Boston and www.inthecapital.com in Washington, D.C. – that focus on local news about business, innovation and technology, education, politics and lifestyles. The sites are targeted at young professionals in their 20's and 30's.
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closed 6/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Concord Music, acquired Sikorski

synopsis: Concord, an independent, worldwide leader in the development, acquisition, and management of recorded music and music publishing rights, has acquired historic classical music publisher The Sikorski Music Publishing Group, home to a wide range of major works by legendary composers such as Dmitri Shostakovich, Dmitri Kabalevsky and Alfred Schnittke.
buyer parent: MassMutual
buyer: Concord Music
Concord Music is an independent, worldwide leader in the development, acquisition, and management of recorded music and music publishing rights, including theatrical performance rights. Concord Music has a diverse and vibrant roster of active recording artists, composers, and songwriters. "
target: Sikorski
Internationale Musikverlage Hans Sikorski is an international sheet music publishing company with headquarters in Hamburg, Germany. The music publishing firm of Hans Sikorski was founded in 1935 and now comprises more than 30 publishers in several European countries and in the USA.
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announced 2/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Apollo Global Management, will acquire Cox Media Group, Inc.

synopsis: Cox Enterprises Inc. announced that it has reached an agreement with funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC to buy a majority interest in Cox Media Group's broadcast television stations, including the company's radio, newspaper and TV properties in Ohio.
buyer: Apollo Global Management (NYSE:APO:$1,816.74)
Apollo is a leading global alternative investment manager. Apollo has assets of approximately $280 billion in private equity, credit and real assets funds invested across a core group of nine industries where Apollo has considerable knowledge and resources. "
target parent: Cox Enterprises Inc.
target: Cox Media Group, Inc.
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company's operations include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers and non-daily publications.
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closed 9/19/2018 via PE Hub

Mason Wells, acquired Buffalo Games

synopsis: Mason Wells, a leading Midwest-based private equity firm, has acquired Buffalo Games, a leading manufacturer, innovator and marketer of jigsaw puzzles and board, table and party games for adults, families and children. The Company sells its products to the mass retail, online, specialty, craft/hobby and book store channels.
buyer: Mason Wells
Mason Wells is a leading Midwest-based private equity firm with approximately $1.0 billion in assets under management across its current private equity funds. Mason Wells is currently investing out of Mason Wells Buyout Fund IV, a $615 million fund. "
target: Buffalo Games
Buffalo Games is a leading manufacturer, innovator and marketer of jigsaw puzzles and board, table and party games for adults, families and children. The Company sells its products to the mass retail, online, specialty, craft/hobby and book store channels.
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closed 6/8/2016 via PR Newswire

GreenITers merged with Grendz,

synopsis: Green technology trends website Grendz, a subsidiary of Full Circle Innocations KK, is getting even better by merging with GreenITers, a website community that provides its members with the latest eco discussions. In this way, Grendz will collectively offer great eco-friendly technology trends and innovative science breakthroughs.
buyer parent: Full Circle Innovations KK
buyer: Grendz
Grendz.com is the definitive place for new technology trends, science breakthroughs and green ideas. Grendz provides a weekly report to its members with the top green trends of the week . "
target: GreenITers
GreenITers is a website community that provides its members with the latest ecology discussions. GreenITers searches and publishes English news about Clean Technology in Japan. It is targeted for people who want to "Green it!" the world we are living in via eco innovations & technology.
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closed 5/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

Macmillan Publishers Ltd., acquired Pronoun

synopsis: Macmillan Publishers announces the acquisition of Pronoun, Inc., a New York City–based technology company that provides digital book publishing tools, analytics, and services for authors and media companies.
buyer parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
buyer: Macmillan Publishers Ltd.
Macmillan Publishers is a global trade book publishing company with prominent imprints around the world. Macmillan publishes a broad range of award-winning books for children and adults in all categories and formats. "
target: Pronoun
Pronoun, Inc. is a New York City–based technology company that provides digital book publishing tools, analytics, and services for authors and media companies.
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closed 3/17/2016 via BusinessWire

Tribune Publishing, acquired Freedom Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Tribune Publishing Co. announced that it was the successful bidder at a public bankruptcy auction to acquire substantially all of the assets of Freedom Communications, Inc. Freedom Communications is a national privately-owned information and entertainment company of print publications and interactive businesses.
buyer parent: Tribune Media Company
buyer: Tribune Publishing (NasdaqGM:TRNC:$1,513.52)
Tribune Publishing Company is a diversified media and marketing-solutions company that delivers innovative experiences for audiences and advertisers across all platforms. The company’s diverse portfolio of iconic news and information brands includes 11 award-winning major daily titles. "
target: Freedom Communications, Inc.
Freedom Communications is a national privately-owned information and entertainment company of print publications and interactive businesses. The company's portfolio includes information and entertainment websites, mobile applications, daily and weekly newspapers and other specialty publications.
price ($mm)
$56
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closed 10/3/2014 via PR Newswire

HarperCollins Christian Publishing, acquired Thomas Nelson Brasil

synopsis: HarperCollins Christian Publishing (HCCP) announced its acquisition of majority ownership of Thomas Nelson Brasil (TNB) from joint venture partner Ediouro Group. TNB was formed in 2006 as a partnership between Thomas Nelson Publishers and Ediouro.
buyer parent: News Corporation
buyer: HarperCollins Christian Publishing
HarperCollins Christian Publishing Inc. is a world leading Christian publisher. Comprised of the Thomas Nelson and Zondervan publishing groups, the Company has nearly 300 years of combined publishing experience. "
target parent: Ediouro Group
target: Thomas Nelson Brasil
Thomas Nelson Brasil was formed as a partnership between Thomas Nelson Publishers and Ediouro. Brazil has been one of the fastest growing Christian evangelical countries in the world, and Thomas Nelson used its publishing brand and Ediouro's infrastructure to introduce its U.S. authors to Brazil.
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announced 9/11/2014 via PR Newswire

Vook, Inc., will acquire Byliner

synopsis: Vook, Inc. is acquiring Byliner, the pre-eminent boutique publisher of the world's best short fiction and non-fiction. Vook's proprietary publishing and data-driven marketing platform powers the publishing programs of the world's leading media companies and brands. Byliner is joining Vook as its first in-house imprint.
buyer: Vook, Inc.
Vook was founded in 2009 by serial entrepreneur Brad Inman with the vision of lighting up the world’s content in the post PC world. Vook has created an innovative technology platform that produces rich media experiences for the tablet market. "
target: Byliner
Byliner, named “one of the 10 Most Innovative Media Companies in the World”, is a subscription reading service and publisher of award-winning fiction and nonfiction e-shorts, digital books written to be read in two hours or less. It was founded in spring 2011 and is headquartered in San Francisco.
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closed 5/5/2014 via BNC Analysis

Tinicum Capital Partners LP, acquired F+W Media, Inc.

synopsis: F+W has sold a majority stake to Tinicum L.P. F+W Media is a community-focused, content creator and marketer of products and services for enthusiasts. F+W offers a diversified portfolio of books, e-books, magazines, industry-leading events, e-commerce stores, online education programs, DVD and video instruction, television programs, & more.
buyer: Tinicum Capital Partners LP
Tinicum Incorporated is a private investment firm with more than 25 years of experience investing in private and public companies. They acquire companies in private transactions or restructurings and also makes minority investments in public and private companies. "
target: F+W Media, Inc.
F+W Media is a community-focused, content creator and marketer of products and services for enthusiasts. F+W offers a diversified portfolio of books, e-books, magazines, industry-leading events, e-commerce stores, online education programs, DVD and video instruction, television programs, & more.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/20/2013 via BNC Analysis

Daniel Kretinsky and Patrik Tkac, purchased Ringier Alex Springer CZ from Ringier Axel Springer Media AG

synopsis: Entrepreneurs Daniel Kretinsky and Patrik Tkac have bought company Ringier Alex Springer CZ, the biggest publisher of dailies on the Czech market.
buyer: Daniel Kretinsky and Patrik Tkac
Daniel Kretinsky and Patrik Tkac are two businessmen and entrepreneurs in the Czech Republic. "
seller: Ringier Axel Springer Media AG
Ringier Alex Springer CZ is the biggest publisher of dailies on the Czech market. Ringier Axel Springer Media AG is a leading integrated multimedia company in Central and Eastern Europe.
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closed 11/26/2013 via Reuters

Gazprom-Media, acquired Prof-Media Management LLC

synopsis: Media arm of state-controlled Gazprom bought mining tycoon Vladimir Potanin's Profmedia. Through the deal, the former Soviet gas ministry that is now Russia's largest company by revenue, will add TV and radio stations, cinemas and film production and distribution assets to a sprawling portfolio that it has built up around commercial TV channel NTV.
buyer parent: Gazprom
buyer: Gazprom-Media
Gazprom-Media Holding comprises television, radio, printing press, cinema production, advertising, movie theaters and internet assets. The company was founded on January 21, 1998. Gazprom-Media Holding is one of the largest media holdings in Russia and Europe. "
target: Prof-Media Management LLC
Prof-Media is one of the largest and most diversified media holdings in Russia, one of the leaders in the newspaper, magazine, radio and cinema markets. The holding is a major private investor in the Russian cinema industry.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$521
EBITDA ($mm)
$129
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
0.0x
announced 6/21/2013 via Company Press Release

VETEK, will acquire Ukrainian Media Holding

synopsis: VETEK and Ukrainian Media Holding ("UMH") signed a sales agreement for Vetek to acquire 98% of UMH. UMH operates as a multimedia company in the Ukraine and Russia.
buyer: VETEK
The main activity of VETEK Group is focused on investments into the oil and gas industry of Ukraine, including modernization and restoration of the refining sector competitiveness. "
target: Ukrainian Media Holding
Ukrainian Media Holding ("UMH") is a dynamic multimedia company in Eastern Europe that controls over 50 media brands. In Ukraine UMH is leader on markets of Internet, radio and press, in Russia UMH is the most dynamic publishing company among top-10 market players.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/12/2012 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired Ziff Davis, Inc.

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., the provider of business cloud services, announced that it has acquired Ziff Davis, Inc., a leading media company in the technology market. The acquisition provides j2 a series of world-class web properties, including PCMag.com, ComputerShopper, ExtremeTech, Toolbox.com and Geek.com.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,261.11)
j2 Global, Inc. provides cloud services to individuals and businesses around the world. j2's network spans 49 countries on six continents. It offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and customer relationship management solutions. "
target parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
target: Ziff Davis, Inc.
Ziff Davis, Inc. is a leading digital media company specializing in the technology market, reaching over 50 million in-market buyers every month. Ziff Davis sites feature trusted reviews of the newest and hottest tech products, news, commentary, tech deals and much more.
price ($mm)
$167
rev ($mm)
$60
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/2/2012 via BusinessWire

Millicom International Cellular S.A., acquired Cablevision Paraguay

synopsis: Millicom International Cellular S.A. announced that it has received all necessary documentation to complete the transaction to acquire 100% of Cablevision Paraguay. Cablevisión Paraguay began offering TV services in Asunción in 1989 and is the leading provider of cable pay-TV services in Paraguay.
buyer: Millicom International Cellular S.A. (NasdaqGS:TIGO:$4,126.00)
Millicom International Cellular S.A. is a global telecommunications group with mobile telephony operations in 13 countries in Latin America and Africa. It also operates various combinations of fixed telephony, cable and broadband businesses in five countries in Central America. "
target parent: Grupo Clarin SA
target: Cablevision Paraguay
Cablevisión Paraguay is controlled by the listed company Grupo Clarín S.A. It began offering TV services in Asunción in 1989 and is the leading provider of cable pay-TV services in Paraguay.
price ($mm)
$142
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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announced 6/26/2012 via Wall Street Journal

Editions Gallimard SA, will acquire Flammarion S.A.

synopsis: Italian publisher RCS Mediagroup SpA said it received a EUR251 million ($314 million) binding offer from Gallimard's parent company Madrigall SA to buy its French book unit RCS Livres, which controls publishing group Flammarion.
buyer: Editions Gallimard SA
Éditions Gallimard is one of the leading French publishers of books. It was founded in 1911 in Paris by Gaston Gallimard as Les Éditions de la Nouvelle Revue Française. The stylised nrf logo still appears on many books published by Gallimard today. "
target parent: RCS MediaGroup S.p.A.
target: Flammarion S.A.
Flammarion Group is the fourth largest French publishing group. It comprises a number of areas of activity, including publishing, distribution, sales, printing, and bookshops. It’s mission is to make knowledge in all fields accessible to all, by means of the best possible editorial products.
price ($mm)
$315
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 6/21/2012 via BNC Analysis

Pet Food Direct, Inc., acquired PetStyle LLC

synopsis: Pet media and ecommerce company Pet360 Inc. has acquired pet lifestyle network PetStyle LLC for an undisclosed sum. PetStyle publishes lifestyle and entertainment articles on topics including pet-friendly vacation ideas, travel tips, celebrity gossip and pet horoscopes.
buyer parent: Pet360 Inc.
buyer: Pet Food Direct, Inc.
PetFoodDirect.com is the nation’s largest online retailer of pet food, pet meds and pet supplies. With over 148 brands of pet food and more than 16,000 top-quality pet products in stock, PetFoodDirect.com offers pet parents the largest selection of supplies with the convenience of home delivery. "
target: PetStyle LLC
PetStyle publishes lifestyle and entertainment articles on topics including pet-friendly vacation ideas, travel tips, celebrity gossip and pet horoscopes.
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closed 7/25/2012 via BusinessWire

2100 Trust, LLC, acquired Freedom Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Freedom Communications Holdings, Inc. has been acquired by 2100 Trust, LLC in a merger with a subsidiary of 2100 Trust. Freedom Communications Holdings, Inc., headquartered in Irvine, CA, is a national privately owned information and entertainment company of print publications and interactive businesses.
buyer: 2100 Trust, LLC
2100 Trust, LLC is a privately held company that believes strongly in the future of journalism and the newspaper industry. The company is dedicated to enhancing and enriching the integral relationship that its newspapers have with their local communities. "
target: Freedom Communications, Inc.
Freedom Communications is a national media company operating print publications, broadcast television stations and interactive businesses. The company's print portfolio includes approximately 100 daily and weekly publications, plus ancillary magazines and other specialty publications.
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announced 12/5/2011 via BNC Analysis

A-Pressen ASA, will acquire Edda Media AS

synopsis: Norwegian media group A-Pressen says it plans to buy Edda Media from the European publishing company Mecom. Edda Media AS is a Norwegian media group that owns a number of Norwegian newspapers, television channels, radio channels and websites.
buyer: A-Pressen ASA
A-pressen ASA operates as a media company in Norway and Russia. The company collects, facilitates, produces, and distributes information. Its activities include newspapers, printing, television (TV), and electronic media operations. "
target parent: Mecom Group PLC
target: Edda Media AS
Edda Media AS is a Norwegian media group that owns a number of Norwegian newspapers, television channels, radio channels and websites. It offers advertisements, inserts, and supplements on the Internet, radio, television, direct marketing radio, & internet services.
price ($mm)
$267
rev ($mm)
$348
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/17/2011 via BusinessWeek

América Móvil, will acquire DLA Inc.

synopsis: America Movil, Latin America's largest wireless company, agreed to buy DLA Inc. from Claxson Interactive Group Inc, adding video-on-demand programming and Latin America cable-TV channels including Playboy TV and the Concert Channel.
buyer: América Móvil (AMXA:$0.00)
América Móvil is Latin America´s largest wireless company and, in terms of equity subscribers the third largest wireless provider in the world. Some of its wireless voice and data services include: SMS, MMS, internet access, mobile connection, and localization services. "
target parent: Claxson Interactive Group, Inc.
target: DLA Inc.
DLA is the leading corporation in the development, integration, and delivery of entertainment products made for digital distribution (TV, Internet, Mobile) in Latin America, Iberia and the Hispanic market in the United States, and in the Caribbean.
price ($mm)
$50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/15/2010 via Reuters

Xinhua Winshare Publishing and Media Co., Ltd, will purchase 15 Subsidiaries from Sichuan Publication Group Company Limited

synopsis: Sichuan Xinhua Winshare Chainst Co., Ltd has entered into an acquisition agreement to acquire the entire interests in the 15 companies in total, all of which are wholly owned subsidiaries of Sichuan Publication Group Company Limited (SPG).
buyer: Xinhua Winshare Publishing and Media Co., Ltd
Xinhua Winshare Publishing & Media Company Limited Formerly known as Sichuan Xinhua Winshare Chainstore Co., Ltd.. Sichuan Xinhua Winshare Chainstore Co., Ltd. "
seller: Sichuan Publication Group Company Limited
Sichuan Xinhua Publishing Group Co., Ltd. engages in the businesses of wholesaling and retailing, leasing of properties, real estate, project investment, computer software, and hotel services. It sells books and audio- visual products through its retail stores.
price ($mm)
$170
rev ($mm)
$115
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA

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Ticker: TSX:PSI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pason Systems
Pason Systems
Pason Systems Inc. is a leading global provider of specialized data management systems for drilling rigs. Their solutions, which include data acquisition, wellsite reporting, remote communications, and web-based information management, enable collaboration between the rig and the office.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$129.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.19
EBIT ($mm)
($25.23)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
707
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALESK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Esker
Esker
Esker is a worldwide leader in document process automation solutions. Esker cloud computing solutions enable companies to automate the reception, processing and sending of any business document with one platform.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$72.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$13.42
EBIT ($mm)
$11.17
Net Income ($mm)
$7.87
Employees
375
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Piksel
Piksel
Piksel people create and manage OTT video monetization solutions for some of the world’s leading media brands: AT&T U-verse, BSkyB, Celcom, Channel 4, Mediaset, Sky Deutschland, Sky Italia, Televisa Mexico, Vodafone and more.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$214.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.04
EBIT ($mm)
$14.12
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1300
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Ticker: ENXTPA:GENX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Generix SA
Generix SA
Generix Group develops software solutions for the manufacturing, logistics and retail ecosystems, helping its customers to manage, pool, integrate and optimize their information flows.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$65.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.70
EBIT ($mm)
$3.69
Net Income ($mm)
$1.39
Employees
376
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Ticker: 300051
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Xiamen 35.Com Technology Co., Ltd.
Xiamen 35.Com Technology Co., Ltd.
Xiamen 35.Com Technology Co., Ltd. provides software products and information technology services to medium and small-scale enterprises in China. The company offers Internet business solutions, corporate communication solutions, and enterprise management solutions.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$39.89
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.95)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.28)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSXV:OSS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
OneSoft Solutions Inc.
OneSoft Solutions Inc. is a Canada-based developer of cloud-based business solutions. OneSoft's business strategy is to seek opportunities to convert legacy business software applications to a more cost efficient subscription based business model utilizing the Microsoft Cloud.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.26
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.57)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.61)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: APPF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AppFolio
AppFolio creates comprehensive, easy-to-use, cloud-based business software solutions for vertical markets. AppFolio's products include cloud-based property management software (AppFolio Property Manager) and cloud-based legal practice management software (MyCase).
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$221.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.93
EBIT ($mm)
$12.04
Net Income ($mm)
$35.05
Employees
1190
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Ticker: AIM:INCA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Incadea Plc
Incadea Plc
Incadea Plc is the leading provider of enterprise software solutions and services to the global automotive retail and wholesale market. With a proven industry focus and expertise, incadea is the vendor of choice for car manufacturers and their dealer networks around the world.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$54.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.74
EBIT ($mm)
$3.81
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
490
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Ticker: AIM:OMG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
OMG Plc
OMG plc is a group of companies that leads the world in motion capture and computer vision, with customers in over 70 countries, and serving sectors ranging from entertainment to defence.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$48.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.14
EBIT ($mm)
$0.64
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
281
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Ticker: TSXV:TRAK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trakopolis Corp
Trakopolis Corp
TRAKOPOLIS provides business intelligence services and software to organizations requiring current information and relevant data on the location and status of corporate assets such as: equipment; devices; vehicles; and people.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4.64
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.05)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SZSE:300494
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Century Network
Century Network
Century Network is a Chinese company primarily engaged in online entertainment platforms, e-sports, and game operations. Century provides management software for the internet cafe industry. They also operate gaming websites and e-sports platforms.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$72.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.80
EBIT ($mm)
$1.11
Net Income ($mm)
$5.50
Employees
0
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Ticker: CMCSA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Comcast Corporation
Comcast Corporation
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$108,390.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$33,675.00
EBIT ($mm)
$20,702.00
Net Income ($mm)
$12,406.00
Employees
184000
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Ticker: JSE:NPN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Naspers Ltd.
Naspers Ltd.
Founded in 1915, Naspers is a global internet and entertainment group and one of the largest technology investors in the world. Operating in more than 130 countries and markets with long-term growth potential, Naspers builds leading companies that empower people and enrich communities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,291.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($415.00)
EBIT ($mm)
($561.00)
Net Income ($mm)
$6,901.00
Employees
20196
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Ticker: RCSM.MI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RCS MediaGroup
RCS MediaGroup
RCS MediaGroup is a multimedia publishing group that operates in daily newspapers, magazines and books, radio broadcasting, new media and digital TV. It is also one of the leading operators in the advertisement sales & distribution markets.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$1,988.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$37.78
EBIT ($mm)
($69.92)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4134
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Ticker: HLSE:SAA1V
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sanoma Oyj
Sanoma Oyj
Sanoma is an inspiring, relevant and trusted consumer media and learning company. Ever since its formation in 1889, the company has held creativity and independent thinking at its core in order to deliver high-quality content in new and different ways.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,414.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$340.62
EBIT ($mm)
$185.84
Net Income ($mm)
$122.38
Employees
4641
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Ticker: TSE:9470
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gakken Co. Ltd.
Gakken Co. Ltd.
The Gakken Group is involved in the daily lives of people on many different levels through its broad scope of business activities. Gakken carries out wide-ranging publishing activities, provides various classrooms and preparatory schools, and other preschool- and school-related activities.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$750.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.94
EBIT ($mm)
$8.16
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3035
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Ticker: TSE:7913
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tosho Printing Company, Limited
Tosho Printing Company, Limited
Tosho Printing Company, Limited is engaged in the production and sale of publication printings and commercial printings in Japan. The company produces a variety of products, including dictionaries, encyclopedias, textbooks, reference books, picture books, comics, magazines, art books, and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$466.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.81
EBIT ($mm)
($0.41)
Net Income ($mm)
$90.47
Employees
1529
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Ticker: TSX:TS.B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Torstar Corporation
Torstar Corporation
Torstar Corporation is a broadly based, progressive media company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TS.B), with a long history in daily and community newspapers, book publishing and digital businesses.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$458.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.86
EBIT ($mm)
$18.89
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3253
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Ticker: JRN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Journal Communications Inc.
Journal Communications Inc.
Journal Communications, Inc. headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is a diversified media company with operations in television and radio broadcasting, publishing and digital media. Journal owns and operates or provides services to 14 television stations and 35 radio stations in 11 states.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$405.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$85.08
EBIT ($mm)
$62.50
Net Income ($mm)
$38.42
Employees
2250
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Ticker: KLSE:STAR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Star Publications Malaysia Bhd
Star Publications Malaysia Bhd
Star Publications (Malaysia) Berhad, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the publication, printing, and distribution of newspapers and magazines. It provides advertising in print and electronic media and operates a wireless broadcasting station.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$243.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$41.02
EBIT ($mm)
$29.43
Net Income ($mm)
$32.18
Employees
1800
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Ticker: BIT:BANZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Banzai SPA
BANZAI is the leading Italian e-Commerce operator and one of the most important digital publishers. Every month they serve more than 18 million Italians and they work with thousands of brands.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$233.25
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.96)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.77)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
299
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Ticker: RBCM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RBC Holding
RBC is one of Russia's largest and most dynamic media companies. It operates in the Internet, television and print media segments. RBC occupies a leading position on the business information market in Russia and the CIS, and is expanding its presence in the area of general interest Internet.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$144.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$15.98
EBIT ($mm)
$3.38
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: WSE:PGM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PMPG Polskie Media SA
PMPG Polskie Media SA is a Polish holding company that operates in the market of traditional and new media. The company publishes books, newspapers, magazines, periodicals, and provides advertising services through its subsidiaries.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$15.38
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.62
EBIT ($mm)
$2.43
Net Income ($mm)
$1.72
Employees
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Ticker: CBBD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
China Broadband, Inc.
China Broadband is a new player in China's growing cable broadband market and more recently, electronic programming guide publication business and print media markets.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$8.44
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.09)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.65)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
199
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Ticker: OM:MASS B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Massolit Media
Massolit Media
Massolit Media AB offers publishing services. The company publishes fiction, biographies, non-fiction and children's books. The company is based in Stockholm, Sweden.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
13
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ML
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Michelin
Michelin, the leading tire company, is dedicated to enhancing its clients' mobility, sustainably; designing and distributing the most suitable tires, services and solutions; providing digital services, maps and guides ; and developing high-technology materials that serve the mobility industry.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$25,747.25
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,776.43
EBIT ($mm)
$2,970.15
Net Income ($mm)
$1,786.31
Employees
119300
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