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announced 12/16/2015 via PR Newswire

ShareTracker, will acquire Centris Marketing Science

synopsis: Sharetracker, the largest U.S. market research company dedicated to telecom market share and Flowshare measurement products and analytics, announced it has reached an agreement to acquire the market share and FlowShare firm, Centris Marketing Science. ShareTracker will acquire the Centris National Model and its team.
buyer: ShareTracker
ShareTracker (www.sharetracker.net), formed in 2003, is the leading provider of market and FlowShare measurement solutions to the communications industry. The company has more than 50 employees in offices spread across 14 states throughout the U.S. "
target parent: AUS
target: Centris Marketing Science
Centris Marketing Science is a specialized marketing analytics firm that provides ongoing survey programs and econometric modeling services to the communications and entertainment industries. Centris focuses on consumer behavior in the voice, video and data markets.
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closed 6/14/2017 via PR Newswire

Stagwell Group, purchased Select Mobile Research Assets from The Nielsen Company, Inc.

synopsis: The Stagwell Group, a registered investment advisory company, announced its fund, Stagwell Media LLC, has acquired certain mobile research assets from Nielsen, specifically the Mobile Insights Survey and the Total Communication Survey.
buyer: Stagwell Group
Nielsen is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers watch and buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content is consumed. "
seller: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,618.00)
The acquisition includes mobile research assets from Nielsen, specifically the Mobile Insights Survey and the Total Communication Survey. Nielsen is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy.
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closed 3/10/2016 via PR Newswire

The Nielsen Company, Inc., acquired Informate Mobile Intelligence Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Nielsen announced it has completed its acquisition of Informate Mobile Intelligence, a leading provider of mobile usage measurement across key markets. The Informate Mobile Intelligence measurement solution allows for the capture of accurate, in-depth usage data on mobile screens through opt-in smartphone panels.
buyer: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,618.00)
Nielsen Holdings plc is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. Nielsen's Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content is consumed. "
target parent: Cross-Tab
target: Informate Mobile Intelligence Pvt. Ltd.
Informate Mobile Intelligence Pvt. Ltd. is a global provider of mobile metrics and a pioneer in mobile measurement through on-device metering technology. They measure mobile usage and study mobile consumer behaviors.
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closed 5/6/2015 via PR Newswire

App Annie, acquired Mobidia Technology

synopsis: App Annie announced the acquisition of Mobidia Technology, a leading mobile measurement company. The acquisition will accelerate the international expansion of App Annie Usage Intelligence, providing the app economy with the largest app usage dataset and the deepest insight into the two billion smartphone users worldwide.
buyer: App Annie
App Annie is the largest mobile app intelligence platform, providing developers and publishers with a 360-degree view of what they need to know to build, market and invest in their apps. App Annie is used by more than 700,000 apps to track their performance. "
target: Mobidia Technology
Mobidia Technology is a pioneer in mobile measurement with the largest global sample of smartphone and tablet users. Mobidia provides unique insights into mobile usage trends on hundreds of thousands of mobile applications and mobile networks across the world.
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closed 5/8/2019 via Company Press Release

TABS Analytics, acquired Decision Insight

synopsis: TABS Analytics, a technology-enabled analytics firm servicing the consumer products industry, announced that it acquired Decision Insight, a global shopper marketing research and analytics firm with expertise in both brick-and-mortar and online shopping environments.
buyer: TABS Analytics
TABS Analytics is a technology-enabled analytics firm servicing the consumer products industry. They are the leading outsourced sales and marketing analytics firm in the CPG industry. TABS provide clients with workable solutions, expert guidance, and a positive ROI with their services. "
target: Decision Insight
Decision Insight is a leading shopper insights and retail strategy firm that uncovers shopper behaviors and motivations. Utilizing ShopperIQ® and Digital.IQ™, proprietary virtual platforms for brick & mortar and eCommerce, they deliver effective strategies.
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closed 2/17/2016 via BNC Analysis

comScore, Inc., purchased TNS Metrix from TNS Gallup Oy

synopsis: Research firm comScore has bought TNS Metrix from TNS Gallup, Finland's leading market research group. TNS Metrix is Finland's leading internet web audience measurement business. It is a browser-based measurement system that provides weekly traffic figures for the most popular Finnish websites.
buyer: comScore, Inc. (SCOR:$368.82)
comScore is the cross-platform measurement company that precisely measures audiences, brands and consumer behavior everywhere. Built on precision and innovation, they combines proprietary digital, TV and movie intelligence with vast demographic details to quantify consumers’ multiscreen behavior. "
seller parent: WPP Group, plc
seller: TNS Gallup Oy
TNS Gallup is Finland's leading market research group. They provide solutions and expertise to uncover insights that make impactful decisions to drive growth. Their TNS Metrix business is a browser-based measurement system that provides weekly traffic figures for the most popular Finnish websites.
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closed 1/15/2013 via Market Wire

YuMe, acquired Crowd Science, Inc.

synopsis: YuMe announced the acquisition of Crowd Science, an innovative audience targeting technology company. CITRUS, Crowd Science's audience measurement and targeting platform, builds on the capabilities of Audience Amplifier, YuMe's technology used to enhance audience reach and targeting across all video devices.
buyer: YuMe (YUME:$159.78)
YuMe is a leading independent provider of digital video brand advertising solutions. Its proprietary data-science driven technologies and large audience footprint drive inventory monetization and enable advertisers to reach targeted, brand receptive audiences. "
target: Crowd Science, Inc.
Crowd Science provides audience targeting and segmentation for online publishers and brands. Crowd Science’s technology combines web analytics and survey research to improve marketing and advertising precision and increase revenue.
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announced 3/16/2012 via Reuters

All About, Inc., will acquire Luke19 Co., Ltd.

synopsis: All About, Inc. announced that it has increased its voting rights of Luke19 Co., Ltd., from 14.85% to 55.33%. Luke19 operates one of Japan’s largest sample malls, called “sample department stores,” and has 0.5 million members.
buyer: All About, Inc. (JASDAQ:2454:$91.69)
All About, Inc. provides Internet advertising services. It offers editorial advertising, ad impressions, and ad traffic services. The company also operates All About Style Store, an online shopping store; and COCOMO, an online gift shop. "
target: Luke19 Co., Ltd.
Luke19 operates one of Japan’s largest sample malls, called “sample department stores,” and has 0.5 million members. Luke19 has business ties with more than 950 companies, providing reliable consumer attitude surveys and analyses.
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$1.10*
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closed 4/2/2014 via PR Newswire

Kantar Media, acquired The Data Republic

synopsis: Kantar Media, a world leader in audience research announced the acquisition of The Data Republic, a specialist social TV analytics agency. The acquisition will build on the company's activities in audience measurement and insight in over 60 markets.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Kantar Media
Kantar Media provides critical information that helps their clients make better decisions about communications. They enable the world's leading brands, publishers, agencies and industry bodies to navigate and succeed in a rapidly evolving media industry. "
target: The Data Republic
The Data Republic is a specialist social TV analytics agency. It has developed a proprietary platform and suite of tools for monitoring and analysing real-time data across social media.
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announced 6/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

The Nielsen Company, Inc., will acquire Ebit

synopsis: AC Nielsen, a subsidiary of Nielsen Group in Brazil, will acquire the e-commerce analysis business, Ebit, from the Naspers Group's Buscapé Company. Ebit, a Brazilian company, helps users check out the reputation of virtual stores. Ebit acts as an online shopping consultant, publishing the certification of virtual stores on its website.
buyer: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,618.00)
Nielsen Holdings plc is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. For more than 90 years Nielsen has provided data and analytics based on scientific rigor and innovation. "
target parent: Naspers Ltd.
target: Ebit
Ebit, a Brazilian company, helps users check out the reputation of virtual stores. Ebit acts as an online shopping consultant, publishing the certification of virtual stores on its website, ebit.com.br. Ebit also conducts surveys of its customers' experience when they purchases at these stores.
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announced 5/21/2012 via Market Wire

Full Frontal ROI will be merged with Social Media Explorer,

synopsis: Social Media Explorer is merging with Full Frontal ROI, a Baltimore-based social media firm. The two boutique consultancies are launching a new full-service digital marketing firm, SME Digital, a division of Social Media Explorer. SME Digital will serve a range of national clients.
buyer: Social Media Explorer
Social Media Explorer is a digital and social media information products and resources company with a full-service digital marketing agency division, SME Digital. SME Digital is a full-service digital marketing agency servicing national brands and companies. "
target: Full Frontal ROI
Full Frontal ROI, founded by Nichole Kelly, provides companies with a systematic way to measure social media so that they can put it into the context of where it is delivering value to their organization and show bottom-line ROI.
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closed 2/7/2011 via PR Newswire

Diversified Agency Services, acquired Communispace Corporation

synopsis: Diversified Agency Services, a division of Omnicom Group Inc., has announced that it has acquired Communispace Corporation, the research pioneer of online consumer insight communities for the world's leading brands.
buyer parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
buyer: Diversified Agency Services
Diversified Agency Services (DAS), a division of Omnicom Group Inc., manages Omnicom's holdings in a variety of marketing disciplines. DAS includes more than 190 companies, which operate through a combination of networks and regional organizations. "
target: Communispace Corporation
Communispace Corp uses innovative market research practices and proprietary social media tools to build and manage vibrant online communities that marketers use to test ideas, generate feedback and gain insights into consumer attitudes and outlook.
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closed 8/14/2017 via BusinessWire

MarketCast, acquired Fizziology

synopsis: MarketCast, LLC, the preeminent provider of strategic insights and data analytics to marketers and researchers in the global entertainment industry, announced that it has acquired Fizziology LLC, a leading social insights and analytics company in the media and entertainment space.
buyer parent: Kohlberg & Company, LLC
buyer: MarketCast
MarketCast is a leading provider of marketing research services and data analytics for the global entertainment industry. MarketCast works in collaboration with marketers and researchers across the entertainment spectrum in the development and execution of their marketing strategies. "
target: Fizziology
Fizziology is an insights and analytics company that uses social media to better understand audiences. It has developed products and services tailored to the needs of the global media and entertainment industry, including casting analysis, marketing performance measurement, and fan identification.
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announced 5/20/2013 via PR Newswire

MarketTools Inc., will acquire Precision Sample

synopsis: MarketTools parent company, MetrixLab, a leading global provider of online market research solutions, announced that it has reached an agreement with Precision Sample to acquire a strategic ownership position in the company. Precision Sample is one of the fastest growing companies in the online market research industry.
buyer parent: MetrixLab
buyer: MarketTools Inc.
MarketTools is the leading provider of services and software for market research. Through the use of advanced respondent engagement techniques and comprehensive analytic tools, MarketTools helps clients innovate, optimize and execute programs that deliver high-value business impact. "
target: Precision Sample
Founded in 2010, Precision Sample is one of the fastest growing companies in the online market research industry. Precision Sample helps businesses connect with consumers where they live via traditional online methods as well as at social networks and via mobile devices.
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closed 9/10/2014 via Company Press Release

gap intelligence, acquired Quixel Research, LLC

synopsis: gap intelligence, a values-led market research firm focused on the Information Technology, consumer electronics, imaging and home appliance industries, announced that it acquired market forecasting firm Quixel Research. Since 2001, Quixel has built its business around the television, projector and soundbar markets.
buyer: gap intelligence
San Diego-based gap intelligence is a values-led corporation that works with manufacturers, resellers and industry players within the information technology, consumer electronics, imaging and home appliance industries to bring them up to the minute market intelligence. "
target: Quixel Research, LLC
Quixel Research LLC. provides market intelligence services covering the consumer home entertainment TV and Audio markets. The company details the state of the current market, future trends, and pending technology shifts.
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closed 5/16/2013 via PR Newswire

TrueFit Solutions, Inc., acquired Gist Design

synopsis: TrueFit, a leading innovation firm which helps entrepreneurial start-ups and enterprises of all sizes bring new technology product ideas to market, announced the acquisition of Gist Design, an award-winning user experience design firm based in Pittsburgh, PA.
buyer: TrueFit Solutions, Inc.
TrueFit is a leading innovation firm which helps entrepreneurial start-ups and enterprises of all sizes bring new technology product ideas to market. They provide solutions for data management, e-business and commerce and sales process optimization. "
target: Gist Design
Gist Design is an award-winning user experience design firm. Gist Design and Gist Research help their clients build award winning products. Gist Innovation is developing better wireless health experiences with a focus on motivating healthy living and exercise.
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closed 1/10/2018 via Company Press Release

UserZoom, acquired WhatUsersDo Limited

synopsis: UserZoom, the leading user experience (UX) research platform company, announced it has acquired research technology company WhatUsersDo. A pioneer in remote usability testing, WhatUsersDo has specialized in sourcing participants for qualitative usability research with an emphasis on the European market.
buyer: UserZoom
UserZoom is the all-in-one user experience research and testing platform for the enterprise. Its cloud-based platform provides the quantitative and qualitative insights essential to measuring and improving the user experience. "
target: WhatUsersDo Limited
WhatUsersDo is a remote user testing platform. They provide access to a global panel of 30,000 UX testers that give their thoughts and feelings, via video recordings of the test, which can be used to observe behaviour, analyse and build a business case to improve the usability of digital products.
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closed 12/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

M2 Advisory Group merged with Greenlight Insights,

synopsis: Greenlight Insights, the global leader in virtual and augmented market intelligence, announced a merger with M2 Advisory Group. M2 Advisory Group develop business strategies, market sizing, competitive analysis and ecosystem insights. M2's focus is on emerging technologies in VR, AR, immersive tech, games, 3D enterprise and entertainment.
buyer: Greenlight Insights
With the most comprehensive research on the virtual and augmented reality industry, Greenlight Insights provides market intelligence to innovative companies through syndicated research, services, and events. "
target: M2 Advisory Group
M2 Advisory Group provides business development and positioning strategies and ecosystem expertise. M2's focus in on emerging technologies in VR, AR, immersive tech, games, 3D enterprise and entertainment. They develop business strategies, market sizing, competitive analysis and ecosystem insights.
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closed 5/25/2012 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Bolt Peters

synopsis: Facebook has bought out San Francisco-based user experience research and design firm Bolt Peters (BP). Survey intercept provider Ethnio will step out from under the BP wing as an independent company, while some or all of the remaining BP staff will join the social media giant’s own design team.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$66,529.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Bolt Peters
Bolt Peters is a research and design firm specializing in remote usability, user experience, and interaction design. Founded in 2002, the company has completed 231 projects, 1 book, 11 events, and 1 app.
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announced 4/15/2005 via PR Newswire

GfK Group, will acquire NOP World

synopsis: United Business Media plc announces that it has signed a definitive agreement with GfK Aktiengesellschaft ("GfK") in relation to the sale of NOP World, its market research business, for GBP383 million in cash.
buyer: GfK Group (XTRA:GFK:$1,759.04)
The GfK Group offers the fundamental knowledge that industry, retailers, services companies and the media need to make market decisions. The group provides a comprehensive range of information and consultancy services in the three business sectors of custom research, retail and technology and media."
target parent: United Business Media PLC
target: NOP World
NOP World is a top-ten market research power, uniting some of the most renowned US and European research firms into a single global organization. By unifying our businesses under a common identity, NOP World adds even greater value to the leading research and consulting companies you’ve trusted for
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announced 12/16/2015 via PR Newswire

ShareTracker, will acquire Centris Marketing Science

synopsis: Sharetracker, the largest U.S. market research company dedicated to telecom market share and Flowshare measurement products and analytics, announced it has reached an agreement to acquire the market share and FlowShare firm, Centris Marketing Science. ShareTracker will acquire the Centris National Model and its team.
buyer: ShareTracker
ShareTracker (www.sharetracker.net), formed in 2003, is the leading provider of market and FlowShare measurement solutions to the communications industry. The company has more than 50 employees in offices spread across 14 states throughout the U.S. "
target parent: AUS
target: Centris Marketing Science
Centris Marketing Science is a specialized marketing analytics firm that provides ongoing survey programs and econometric modeling services to the communications and entertainment industries. Centris focuses on consumer behavior in the voice, video and data markets.
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announced 12/16/2015 via PR Newswire

ShareTracker, will acquire Centris Marketing Science

synopsis: Sharetracker, the largest U.S. market research company dedicated to telecom market share and Flowshare measurement products and analytics, announced it has reached an agreement to acquire the market share and FlowShare firm, Centris Marketing Science. ShareTracker will acquire the Centris National Model and its team.
buyer: ShareTracker
ShareTracker (www.sharetracker.net), formed in 2003, is the leading provider of market and FlowShare measurement solutions to the communications industry. The company has more than 50 employees in offices spread across 14 states throughout the U.S. "
target parent: AUS
target: Centris Marketing Science
Centris Marketing Science is a specialized marketing analytics firm that provides ongoing survey programs and econometric modeling services to the communications and entertainment industries. Centris focuses on consumer behavior in the voice, video and data markets.
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closed 11/17/2015 via PR Newswire

ShareTracker, acquired GeoResults

synopsis: ShareTracker, the largest U.S. market research company dedicated to telecom market share and FlowShare measurement products and analytics, announced it has acquired the telecom marketing database firm, GeoResults. GeoResults is the leading provider of telecom intelligence information.
buyer: ShareTracker
ShareTracker (www.sharetracker.net), formed in 2003, is the leading provider of market and FlowShare measurement solutions to the communications industry. The company has more than 50 employees in offices spread across 14 states throughout the U.S. "
target: GeoResults
GeoResults is a telecom database marketing and consulting firm that focuses on national telecom database products and services and customized telecom solutions to help their clients achieve profitable business growth by providing both marketing expertise and a comprehensive database product line.
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announced 12/16/2015 via PR Newswire

ShareTracker, will acquire Centris Marketing Science

synopsis: Sharetracker, the largest U.S. market research company dedicated to telecom market share and Flowshare measurement products and analytics, announced it has reached an agreement to acquire the market share and FlowShare firm, Centris Marketing Science. ShareTracker will acquire the Centris National Model and its team.
buyer: ShareTracker
ShareTracker (www.sharetracker.net), formed in 2003, is the leading provider of market and FlowShare measurement solutions to the communications industry. The company has more than 50 employees in offices spread across 14 states throughout the U.S. "
target parent: AUS
target: Centris Marketing Science
Centris Marketing Science is a specialized marketing analytics firm that provides ongoing survey programs and econometric modeling services to the communications and entertainment industries. Centris focuses on consumer behavior in the voice, video and data markets.
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closed 8/21/2013 via PR Newswire

Compass Intelligence, acquired MobileTrax

synopsis: Compass Intelligence, a market research firm specializing in mobile and wireless, announced it has acquired the assets of MobileTrax LLC and appointed its founder and principal analyst, Dr. J. Gerry Purdy, Ph.D., as its new Chief Mobility Strategist. MobileTrax is a leading market research firm that focuses on the mobile and wireless market.
buyer: Compass Intelligence
Compass Intelligence, a global consulting and strategy acceleration firm, specializes in market analytics and insights for the high-tech and telecom industries; and offers clients a tailored research experience through excellent customer support. "
target: MobileTrax
MobileTrax is a leading market research firm that focuses on the mobile and wireless market. The firm publishes Inside Mobile weekly that is read by over 130,000 people.
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closed 6/14/2017 via PR Newswire

Stagwell Group, purchased Select Mobile Research Assets from The Nielsen Company, Inc.

synopsis: The Stagwell Group, a registered investment advisory company, announced its fund, Stagwell Media LLC, has acquired certain mobile research assets from Nielsen, specifically the Mobile Insights Survey and the Total Communication Survey.
buyer: Stagwell Group
Nielsen is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers watch and buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content is consumed. "
seller: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,618.00)
The acquisition includes mobile research assets from Nielsen, specifically the Mobile Insights Survey and the Total Communication Survey. Nielsen is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy.
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closed 3/10/2016 via PR Newswire

The Nielsen Company, Inc., acquired Informate Mobile Intelligence Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Nielsen announced it has completed its acquisition of Informate Mobile Intelligence, a leading provider of mobile usage measurement across key markets. The Informate Mobile Intelligence measurement solution allows for the capture of accurate, in-depth usage data on mobile screens through opt-in smartphone panels.
buyer: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,618.00)
Nielsen Holdings plc is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. Nielsen's Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content is consumed. "
target parent: Cross-Tab
target: Informate Mobile Intelligence Pvt. Ltd.
Informate Mobile Intelligence Pvt. Ltd. is a global provider of mobile metrics and a pioneer in mobile measurement through on-device metering technology. They measure mobile usage and study mobile consumer behaviors.
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closed 5/6/2015 via PR Newswire

App Annie, acquired Mobidia Technology

synopsis: App Annie announced the acquisition of Mobidia Technology, a leading mobile measurement company. The acquisition will accelerate the international expansion of App Annie Usage Intelligence, providing the app economy with the largest app usage dataset and the deepest insight into the two billion smartphone users worldwide.
buyer: App Annie
App Annie is the largest mobile app intelligence platform, providing developers and publishers with a 360-degree view of what they need to know to build, market and invest in their apps. App Annie is used by more than 700,000 apps to track their performance. "
target: Mobidia Technology
Mobidia Technology is a pioneer in mobile measurement with the largest global sample of smartphone and tablet users. Mobidia provides unique insights into mobile usage trends on hundreds of thousands of mobile applications and mobile networks across the world.
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announced 9/20/2006 via PR Newswire

InfoTrends, Inc. will be merged with Questex Media Group Inc,

synopsis: Questex Media Group, Inc. and InfoTrends, Inc. announced that the two have signed a definitive merger agreement. This agreement is subject to the approval of the shareholders of InfoTrends, and is expected to close by the end of September, when InfoTrends will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Questex.
buyer parent: Audax Group
buyer: Questex Media Group Inc
Questex Media Group, Inc. is a global, diversified business-to-business integrated media provider. The company’s properties include 23 trade publications, 25 conferences and tradeshows, as well as a host of databases and online media brands. "
target: InfoTrends, Inc.
InfoTrends is a worldwide market research and strategic consulting firm for the digital imaging and document solutions industry providing research, analysis, forecasts, and advice to help clients understand market trends, identify opportunities, and develop strategies to grow their businesses.
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closed 8/10/2007 via PR Newswire

The Nielsen Company, Inc., acquired Telephia Inc

synopsis: The Nielsen Company has completed the acquisition of San Francisco-based Telephia, Inc., the leading provider of syndicated consumer research to the telecom and mobile media markets. This transaction puts Nielsen at the forefront of independent measurement and analysis of media and data content on mobile devices worldwide.
buyer parent: Valcon Acquisition BV
buyer: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,618.00)
The Nielsen Company is world’s leading provider of marketing information, audience measurement, and business media products and services. Nielsen provides clients with the most complete view of their consumers and their markets. "
target: Telephia Inc
Telephia is the world's largest provider of syndicated consumer research to the telecom and mobile media markets. Telephia uses its unique measurement tools and large-scale consumer panels to completely understand the digital consumer's behavior, attitudes and experience.
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closed 9/11/2007 via

YouGov plc, acquired Polimetrix

synopsis: YouGov, plc the UK's leading online market research company, will acquire Palo Alto-based Polimetrix, Inc., a leader in online polling in the US. YouGov acquired 32% of Polimetrix in December 2006 and will pay $24.1 million in cash and stock for the remaining 68% of Polimetrix that it does not currently own.
buyer: YouGov plc (AIM:YOU:$147.66)
YouGov is a professional market research agency pioneering the use of the Internet and information technology to collect higher-quality in-depth data for market research and public consultation. The sample for each survey is carefully selected and controlled. "
target: Polimetrix
Polimetrix conduct surveys through our PollingPoint website, which provides anyone interested with the opportunity to participate in interesting and serious polls on a variety of topics. PollingPoint also conducts surveys among its opt-in panelists via e-mail. Our only business is polling.
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$24*
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closed 3/30/2007 via PR Newswire

Harris Interactive, acquired MediaTransfer AG Netresearch and Consulting

synopsis: Harris Interactive has acquired MediaTransfer AG Netresearch & Consulting, a private European online research firm based in Hamburg, Germany which will provide access into the $2.2 billion German market research market - the fourth-largest in the world.
buyer: Harris Interactive (HPOL:$140.32)
Harris Interactive is the 12th largest and fastest-growing market research firm in the world. The company provides innovative research, insights and strategic advice to help its clients make more confident decisions which lead to measurable and enduring improvements in performance. "
target: MediaTransfer AG Netresearch and Consulting
MediaTransfer AG specializes in online market research. Worldwide online panels allow MediaTransfer AG to offer clients from many different industries such as consumer and durable goods, telecommunications, financial services and automobile international market research, one stop.
price ($mm)
$8.10
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closed 6/22/2007 via Company Press Release

VNU Media Measurement & Information, purchased a minority stake in NetRatings, Inc.

synopsis: The Nielsen Company and NetRatings, Inc. completed the previously announced merger of NetRatings with a wholly owned subsidiary of The Nielsen Company.
buyer parent: Valcon Acquisition BV
buyer: VNU Media Measurement & Information
VNU Media Measurement & Information: global leader in measuring the usage of media. Every day, thousands of companies around the world rely on the information of VNU Media Measurement & Information to help them improve their business performance. "
target parent: Valcon Acquisition BV
target: NetRatings, Inc.
NetRatings, Inc. delivers leading Internet media and market research solutions, marketed globally under the Nielsen//NetRatings brand. With high quality, technology-driven products and services, Nielsen//NetRatings is the global standard for Internet audience measurement.
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$306*
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closed 3/27/2006 via BusinessWire

Informed Balance merged with Sway, Inc.,

synopsis: Sway, Inc., a fast-growing, interactive marketing agency that builds social networks online, announced that it has merged with Informed Balance, a consulting firm which designs user experiences for global Fortune 500 companies.
buyer: Sway, Inc.
Sway creates innovative online experiences for businesses and their audiences. Through research, development and promotion, Sway creates measurable results that improve its clients' online presence, brand, and sales. "
target: Informed Balance
Informed Balance provides a host of online services such as Web strategy, usability and search engine optimization. The team of software engineers and user-centered designers balance market research, Web analytics and processes with the people side of the technology equation.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/8/2019 via Company Press Release

TABS Analytics, acquired Decision Insight

synopsis: TABS Analytics, a technology-enabled analytics firm servicing the consumer products industry, announced that it acquired Decision Insight, a global shopper marketing research and analytics firm with expertise in both brick-and-mortar and online shopping environments.
buyer: TABS Analytics
TABS Analytics is a technology-enabled analytics firm servicing the consumer products industry. They are the leading outsourced sales and marketing analytics firm in the CPG industry. TABS provide clients with workable solutions, expert guidance, and a positive ROI with their services. "
target: Decision Insight
Decision Insight is a leading shopper insights and retail strategy firm that uncovers shopper behaviors and motivations. Utilizing ShopperIQ® and Digital.IQ™, proprietary virtual platforms for brick & mortar and eCommerce, they deliver effective strategies.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 2/17/2016 via BNC Analysis

comScore, Inc., purchased TNS Metrix from TNS Gallup Oy

synopsis: Research firm comScore has bought TNS Metrix from TNS Gallup, Finland's leading market research group. TNS Metrix is Finland's leading internet web audience measurement business. It is a browser-based measurement system that provides weekly traffic figures for the most popular Finnish websites.
buyer: comScore, Inc. (SCOR:$368.82)
comScore is the cross-platform measurement company that precisely measures audiences, brands and consumer behavior everywhere. Built on precision and innovation, they combines proprietary digital, TV and movie intelligence with vast demographic details to quantify consumers’ multiscreen behavior. "
seller parent: WPP Group, plc
seller: TNS Gallup Oy
TNS Gallup is Finland's leading market research group. They provide solutions and expertise to uncover insights that make impactful decisions to drive growth. Their TNS Metrix business is a browser-based measurement system that provides weekly traffic figures for the most popular Finnish websites.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/14/2015 via PR Newswire

Connexity, acquired Hitwise Pty. Ltd.

synopsis: Digital marketing company Connexity, Inc. has acquired Hitwise, a leader in large-scale online clickstream data collection and consumer behavioral analytics. Hitwise's broad, audience-based insights into consumer online behavioral trends bolsters Connexity's offering to marketers, agencies and publishers.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: Connexity
Connexity, Inc. is a technology driven marketing solutions company that leverages almost twenty years of ecommerce expertise to enable retailers and brands to understand their consumers better, acquire new customers at a lower cost, and increase sales. "
target parent: Experian plc
target: Hitwise Pty. Ltd.
Hitwise is the leading online competitive intelligence service. Only Hitwise provides its 1,200 global clients with daily insights on how their customers interact with a broad range of competitive websites, and how their competitors use different tactics to attract online customers.
price ($mm)
$47
rev ($mm)
$74
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/20/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Ebiquity plc, acquired Stratigent LLC

synopsis: Ebiquity has acquired all of the membership interests in Stratigent LLC, a US-based multi-channel analytics provider that helps its clients to measure and optimise their consumer communications and engagement, predominantly focused on 'owned' channels.
buyer: Ebiquity plc (AIM:EBQ:$120.30)
Ebiquity plc, through its subsidiaries, provides a range of business critical data, analysis, and consultancy services to advertisers, media owners, and public relations professionals in the United Kingdom and internationally. "
target: Stratigent LLC
Stratigent is the global leader in providing multi-channel analytics consulting to enterprise level brands. Stratigent focuses on transforming the way organizations leverage data to make business decisions in the digital analytics space.
price ($mm)
$4.00
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/15/2013 via Market Wire

YuMe, acquired Crowd Science, Inc.

synopsis: YuMe announced the acquisition of Crowd Science, an innovative audience targeting technology company. CITRUS, Crowd Science's audience measurement and targeting platform, builds on the capabilities of Audience Amplifier, YuMe's technology used to enhance audience reach and targeting across all video devices.
buyer: YuMe (YUME:$159.78)
YuMe is a leading independent provider of digital video brand advertising solutions. Its proprietary data-science driven technologies and large audience footprint drive inventory monetization and enable advertisers to reach targeted, brand receptive audiences. "
target: Crowd Science, Inc.
Crowd Science provides audience targeting and segmentation for online publishers and brands. Crowd Science’s technology combines web analytics and survey research to improve marketing and advertising precision and increase revenue.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 3/16/2012 via Reuters

All About, Inc., will acquire Luke19 Co., Ltd.

synopsis: All About, Inc. announced that it has increased its voting rights of Luke19 Co., Ltd., from 14.85% to 55.33%. Luke19 operates one of Japan’s largest sample malls, called “sample department stores,” and has 0.5 million members.
buyer: All About, Inc. (JASDAQ:2454:$91.69)
All About, Inc. provides Internet advertising services. It offers editorial advertising, ad impressions, and ad traffic services. The company also operates All About Style Store, an online shopping store; and COCOMO, an online gift shop. "
target: Luke19 Co., Ltd.
Luke19 operates one of Japan’s largest sample malls, called “sample department stores,” and has 0.5 million members. Luke19 has business ties with more than 950 companies, providing reliable consumer attitude surveys and analyses.
price ($mm)
$1.10*
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/28/2010 via Company Press Release

Ipsos S.A, acquired OTX

synopsis: Ipsos has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of OTX Corporation (OTX - Online Testing Exchange), a fast growing online consumer research firm. Founded in 2000 as a division of iFilm, OTX was acquired from iFilm by the Pilot Group, ZelnickMedia and Shelley Zalis, OTX’s founder and Chief Executive Officer, in 2004.
buyer: Ipsos S.A (ENXTPA:IPS:$2,124.32)
Ipsos is the second largest survey based research company in the world. Headquartered in Paris, it has offices in 64 countries and conducts research in more than 100 countries. Founded in 1975, it is still managed and controlled by research professionals. "
target: OTX
OTX is a global research and consulting firm (18th largest US) that specializes in providing a suite of multimedia research products to the marketing, entertainment and advertising communities.
price ($mm)[EV]
$60 [$73]
rev ($mm)
$60
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/9/2009 via Company Press Release

The Nielsen Company, Inc., acquired KoreanClick

synopsis: The Nielsen Company announced that it has acquired KoreanClick, the leading Web measurement company in South Korea. Already setting the standard for Internet measurement in the fast growing Asia/Pacific region, Nielsen further extends its global leadership with this acquisition.
buyer parent: Valcon Acquisition BV
buyer: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,618.00)
The Nielsen Company is world’s leading provider of marketing information, audience measurement, and business media products and services. Nielsen provides clients with the most complete view of their consumers and their markets. "
target: KoreanClick
KoreanClick collects and analyzes information regarding the behaviors of South Korean Internet users. Through these activities KoreanClick offers local and foreign companies information about the internet industry, media research results, consulting services and search engine marketing information.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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closed 4/19/2007 via PR Newswire

Experian Information Solutions, acquired Hitwise Pty. Ltd.

synopsis: Experian, the global information solutions company, has acquired Hitwise, a leading Internet marketing intelligence company, which helps clients monitor the performance of their websites and target their online advertising spend more effectively. The purchase price is approximately $240m and will be funded from Experian's existing cash resources.
buyer: Experian Information Solutions
Experian is a global leader in providing information solutions to organizations and consumers. It helps organizations find, develop and manage profitable customer relationships by providing information, decision-making solutions and processing services. "
target parent: Insight Venture Partners
target: Hitwise Pty. Ltd.
Hitwise is the leading online competitive intelligence service. Only Hitwise provides its 1,200 global clients with daily insights on how their customers interact with a broad range of competitive websites, and how their competitors use different tactics to attract online customers.
price ($mm)
$240
rev ($mm)
$40
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
6.0x
EV / EBITDA

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