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announced 2/28/2017 via Company Press Release

Media Do, will acquire Pubridge

synopsis: Media Do has resolved to acquire a 70.52% stake in Pubridge from Innovation Network Corporation of Japan. Pubridge provides electronic publishing services for Japanese books and magazines. It also offers data storage services for publications and provides distribution support for e-book stores.
buyer: Media Do (TSE:3678:$865.32)
Media Do distributes electronic book content. The Company offers various types of eBook publications including comics, fiction and nonfiction books, photo-books, and magazines. "
target parent: Innovation Network Corporation of Japan
target: Pubridge
Pubridge provides electronic publishing services for Japanese books and magazines. It also offers data storage services for publications and provides distribution support for e-book stores.
price ($mm)
$70*
rev ($mm)
$130
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.8x
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closed 11/25/2015 via BNC Analysis

Chatbooks, acquired Guesterly

synopsis: Chatbooks, a subscription service for printed photo books, has acquired Guesterly, a company that creates pocket-sized printed event guides. Event organizers for large conferences to wedding planners for intimate affairs have used Guesterly's patented online platform to create digital and paper books that wow guests and make a lasting impression.
buyer: Chatbooks
Chatbooks is a subscription service for printed photo books. Chatbooks is on a mission to make it easy and affordable to enjoy photos and memories in the real world. "
target: Guesterly
Guesterly is a company that creates pocket-sized printed event guides. Event organizers for large conferences to wedding planners for intimate affairs have used their patented online platform to create digital and paper books that wow guests and make a lasting impression.
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closed 5/7/2014 via BNC Analysis

Blurb, Inc., acquired MagCloud

synopsis: Blurb, a self-publishing and marketing platform, acquired MagCloud under a licensing agreement from HP. MagCloud is a web service from Hewlett-Packard that allows users to self-publish and distribute content as a professional-quality print publication or digitally for mobile and online viewing.
buyer: Blurb, Inc.
Blurb® is a self-publishing and marketing platform that unleashes the creative genius inside everyone. Blurb’s platform makes it easy to design, publish, promote, and sell professional-quality printed books and ebooks. "
target parent: HP
target: MagCloud
MagCloud is a web service from Hewlett-Packard that allows users to self-publish and distribute content—for business or personal use—as a professional-quality print publication or digitally for mobile and online viewing.
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closed 8/5/2020 via PR Web

RPI, acquired Blurb, Inc.

synopsis: Reischling Press, Inc. (RPI) a pioneer in the personalized print services market, has acquired Blurb, an industry-leading e-commerce platform for print-on-demand books, magazines, wall décor, and digital services. Blurb enables individuals, creatives and businesses to create, publish, share, and sell photo books, trade books, magazines, and eBooks.
buyer: RPI
Reischling Press, Inc. (RPI) is a leading make‐on‐demand producer of private label personalized print services to businesses around the world, including books, greeting cards and business products for ecommerce companies, mass retailers, and Fortune 1000 corporations. "
target: Blurb, Inc.
Blurb is an industry-leading e-commerce platform for print-on-demand books, magazines, wall décor, and digital services. Blurb enables individuals, creative professionals and businesses to create, publish, share, and sell high-quality photo books, trade books, magazines, and eBooks.
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announced 10/21/2020 via Company Press Release

DMG Media, will purchase Print Operations from JPIMedia Ltd

synopsis: Dmg Media, a leading multi-channel consumer media company, has reached an agreement to acquire JPI Media’s print operations at Dinnington, Portsmouth and Carn in Northern Ireland. JPIMedia Ltd is one of the largest national, regional and local multimedia organizations in the UK.
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: DMG Media
dmg media is a leading multi-channel consumer media company. Part of DMGT (Daily Mail & General Trust), dmg media’s brands deliver brilliant content to millions of loyal customers around the globe, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. "
seller: JPIMedia Ltd
The acquisition includes the print operations of JPI Media in Dinnington, Portsmouth and Carn in Northern Ireland. JPIMedia Ltd is one of the largest national, regional and local multimedia organizations in the UK.
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announced 2/28/2017 via Company Press Release

Media Do, will acquire Pubridge

synopsis: Media Do has resolved to acquire a 70.52% stake in Pubridge from Innovation Network Corporation of Japan. Pubridge provides electronic publishing services for Japanese books and magazines. It also offers data storage services for publications and provides distribution support for e-book stores.
buyer: Media Do (TSE:3678:$865.32)
Media Do distributes electronic book content. The Company offers various types of eBook publications including comics, fiction and nonfiction books, photo-books, and magazines. "
target parent: Innovation Network Corporation of Japan
target: Pubridge
Pubridge provides electronic publishing services for Japanese books and magazines. It also offers data storage services for publications and provides distribution support for e-book stores.
price ($mm)
$70*
rev ($mm)
$130
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.8x
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closed 2/10/2022 via PR Newswire

Media Do Holdings Co., Ltd., acquired Supadu Ltd.

synopsis: Media Do International, the US-based subsidiary of Media Do Ltd., in Japan, has acquired all of the shares of Supadu Ltd. Based in the UK, Supadu is a leading provider of website and e-commerce solutions for publishers. Supadu serves publishers of all sizes and across trade, academic, and university press spaces.
buyer: Media Do Holdings Co., Ltd. (TSE:3678:$865.32)
Tokyo-based Media Do Holdings is one of the largest eBook distribution companies in the world. Media Do develops businesses that support the creation and sale of eBooks and related digital content while providing information and services to promote increased readership of those works. "
target: Supadu Ltd.
Supadu Ltd, based in the UK, is a leading provider of website and e-commerce solutions for publishers. With the Supafolio metadata management platform at its core, Supadu uses book data to build beautiful websites with enhanced title visibility, advanced search functions, and rich user experiences.
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closed 1/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Media Do Holdings Co., Ltd., acquired MyAnimeList

synopsis: Media Do Holdings, a Japaneses e-book distributor, has acquired MyAnimeList from DeNA, a Japanese developer of mobile and online services. MyAnimeList is the world's largest database and social community for anime and manga. MyAnimeList allows users to create a personalized list of titles to help them keep track of their progress.
buyer: Media Do Holdings Co., Ltd. (TSE:3678:$865.32)
Media Do Holdings is a Japaneses e-book distributor. Media Do offers various types of e-books, including comics, fiction, non-fiction, photo-books, and magazines. Media Do's distribution network is comprised of more than 100 companies. "
target parent: DeNA Global, Inc.
target: MyAnimeList
MyAnimeList is the world's largest database and social community for anime and manga. MyAnimeList allows users to create a personalized list of titles to help them keep track of their progress. Their forums allow users to discuss their favorite series and keep up to date with anime and manga news.
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announced 4/6/2017 via Reuters

Media Do, will acquire Lunascape Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Media Do Co., Ltd., a company that distributes electronic book content, is to acquire Lunascape Co., Ltd., a company that engages in developing a web browser with features like security and anti- phishing. Both companies are based in Japan.
buyer: Media Do (TSE:3678:$865.32)
Media Do distributes electronic book content. The Company offers various types of eBook publications including comics, fiction and nonfiction books, photo-books, and magazines. "
target: Lunascape Co., Ltd.
Lunascape Co., Ltd. engages in developing web browser with features like security and anti- phishing. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
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announced 2/28/2017 via Company Press Release

Media Do, will acquire Pubridge

synopsis: Media Do has resolved to acquire a 70.52% stake in Pubridge from Innovation Network Corporation of Japan. Pubridge provides electronic publishing services for Japanese books and magazines. It also offers data storage services for publications and provides distribution support for e-book stores.
buyer: Media Do (TSE:3678:$865.32)
Media Do distributes electronic book content. The Company offers various types of eBook publications including comics, fiction and nonfiction books, photo-books, and magazines. "
target parent: Innovation Network Corporation of Japan
target: Pubridge
Pubridge provides electronic publishing services for Japanese books and magazines. It also offers data storage services for publications and provides distribution support for e-book stores.
price ($mm)
$70*
rev ($mm)
$130
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Create Music Group, acquired Nirvana Digital

synopsis: US-based music and media company Create Music Group has acquired Mumbai-based Nirvana Digital, described as one of the largest YouTube Enterprise partners in India. Nirvana Digital provides monetization, distribution, rights management services to artists, labels, film and television and other content owners.
buyer: Create Music Group
Create Music Group is a digitally-driven distribution, rights management, and music publishing company founded in 2015. In January 2019, Create Music Group began providing its rights management and distribution clients with daily estimated royalty data from streaming services such as YouTube. "
target: Nirvana Digital
Mumbai-based Nirvana Digital is one of the largest YouTube Enterprise partners in India. Nirvana Digital provides monetization, distribution, rights management services to artists, labels, film and television and other content owners.
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closed 5/29/2019 via Bloomberg

mobilezone holding ag, acquired SH Telekommunikation Deutschland GmbH

synopsis: Switzerland-based mobilezone has acquired SH Telekommunikation Deutschland GmbH (SH). SH is one of the fastest-growing companies in telecommunications and specialises in mediating mobile and landline contracts in Germany. The acquisition of SH makes mobilezone the largest online reseller for mobile phone contract offers in Germany.
buyer: mobilezone holding ag (SWX:MOZN:$1,212.25)
Switzerland-based mobilezone holding ag is the leading independent telecom specialist in Switzerland and Germany. mobilezone offers the complete product line of mobile phones as well as price plans of all providers for mobile and fixed-line telephony, digital TV, and Internet. "
target parent: ElectronicPartner Handel SE
target: SH Telekommunikation Deutschland GmbH
SH Telekommunikation Deutschland GmbH (SH) is a German company in the field of telecommunications. SH's online shop sparhandy.de is TÜV-certified, and is an independent online-reseller for mobile phone offers with pay monthly contracts.
price ($mm)
$10.00
rev ($mm)
$579
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closed 3/5/2012 via Company Press Release

OverDrive Inc., acquired Booki.sh

synopsis: OverDrive, Inc., announced it has acquired Australian ebook company Booki.sh. Booki.sh is the developer of a cloud-based platform for distributing, selling and reading popular ebooks from anywhere and on any device with a modern web browser.
buyer: OverDrive Inc.
OverDrive is a leading full-service digital distributor of eBooks, audiobooks, and other digital content. We deliver secure management, DRM protection, and download fulfillment services for publishers, libraries, schools, and retailers--serving millions of end users globally. "
target parent: Inventive Labs Pty Ltd.
target: Booki.sh
Booki.sh is an immersive reading environment. Booki.sh is a complete web-based platform for distributing, selling and reading ebooks that is simple to use on any device with a modern web browser. Booki.sh is your own ebook library in the cloud, accessible from anywhere and almost anything.
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announced 11/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

Storytel AB, will acquire Audiobooks.com

synopsis: Storytel, the international audiobook streaming company, is buying Audiobooks.com from KKR, owner of RBmedia. Audiobooks.com is an app-based streaming and download service for audiobooks, delivering fast and easy access to over 100,000 titles to booklovers around the world.
buyer: Storytel AB (NGM:STORY B:$334.93)
Storytel is Northern Europe’s leading audiobook and e-book streaming service and offers unlimited listening and reading of more than 500,000 titles on a global scale. Their vision is to make the world a more empathetic place with great stories to be shared and enjoyed by anyone, anywhere. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts
target: Audiobooks.com
Audiobooks.com is an app-based streaming and download service for audiobooks, delivering fast and easy access to over 100,000 titles to booklovers around the world. Subscribers can listen to their audiobook of choice on any Internet-enabled device via the free Audiobooks.com app.
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$135
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announced 7/16/2018 via BusinessWire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., will acquire RBmedia

synopsis: KKR, a leading global investment firm, and RBmedia, a leading digital audiobook and related spoken content producer, announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which KKR will acquire RBmedia from Shamrock Capital.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$16,236.15)
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, growth equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate and credit, with strategic manager partnerships that manage hedge funds. "
target parent: Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc.
target: RBmedia
RBmedia is a global leader in spoken audio content and digital media distribution technology that reaches millions of consumers – at home, in the car, and wherever their mobile devices take them. RBmedia produces exclusive titles and offers audiobooks, educational courses and entertainment titles.
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closed 4/11/2017 via PR Newswire

RBmedia, acquired Audiobooks.com

synopsis: RBmedia, a newly launched global leader in spoken audio content and digital media distribution technology, announced its acquisition of Audiobooks.com, an innovator in the on-demand audiobooks sector. An app-based subscription service, Audiobooks.com provides access to more than 100,000 bestsellers and classics.
buyer: RBmedia
RBmedia is a global leader in spoken audio content and digital media distribution technology that reaches millions of consumers – at home, in the car, and wherever their mobile devices take them. RBmedia produces exclusive titles and delivers the finest digital content. "
target: Audiobooks.com
Audiobooks.com is an app-based streaming and download service for audiobooks, delivering fast and easy access to over 100,000 titles to booklovers around the world. Subscribers can listen to their audiobook of choice on any Internet-enabled device via the free Audiobooks.com app.
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closed 12/15/2021 via PR Newswire

CMRZ Investments, acquired PRunderground

synopsis: PRUnderground, a Press Release Distribution Software, has been acquired by CMRZ Investments. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, PRUnderground is a press release distribution service that helps companies publish their announcements through Google News, DigitalJournal.com, social media and to over 80 news and TV websites for $49.
buyer: CMRZ Investments
CMRZ Investments is a micro private equity firm looking to acquire and scale US-based software and internet companies under $1M. They are a founder-friendly firm meaning they partner with founders to give them quick, straightforward exits that truly protect their teams. "
target: PRunderground
Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, PRUnderground is a press release distribution service that helps companies publish their announcements through Google News, DigitalJournal.com, social media and to over 80 news and TV websites for $49.
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closed 4/9/2018 via GlobeNewswire

De Marque, acquired Libranda

synopsis: De Marque, an international leader in the field of digital content distribution, particularly ebooks, is proud to announce the acquisition of Libranda, the world’s largest distributor of Spanish-language digital cultural content, such as ebooks.
buyer: De Marque
De Marque is an international leader in the field of digital content distribution, particularly ebooks. Established in Québec City, Canada, the company’s Cantook Hub platform now distributes over 480,000 ebook titles from more than 2,300 publishers to 1,300 sales points worldwide. "
target: Libranda
Based in Barcelona, Libranda is the main international distributor of Spanish-language digital content. It distributes over 70,000 ebooks and audiobooks over the largest network of bookstores, libraries, and digital content subscription platforms.
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announced 7/26/2017 via PR Newswire

Cooltech will be merged with InfoSonics,

synopsis: InfoSonics, a San Diego-based manufacturer and provider of wireless handsets, tablets and related products, will acquire and merge with Cooltech Holding Corp., a new generation retail solution that includes distribution, Sales, and Marketing all within the same umbrella.
buyer: InfoSonics (IFON:$35.95)
InfoSonics is a San Diego-based manufacturer and provider of wireless handsets, tablets and related products to carriers, distributors and retailers in Latin America under the verykool® brand. "
target: Cooltech
CoolTech is a new generation retail solution that includes distribution, Sales, and Marketing all within the same umbrella. Cooltech Marketing specializes in advertising, public relations, social media, relationship marketing, brand marketing, viral marketing, and direct mail.
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announced 7/26/2017 via Company Press Release

CLIQ Digital, will acquire Universal Mobile Enterprises Ltd. and Moonlight Mobile Ltd

synopsis: CLIQ Digital AG signed an agreement to acquire 51% of the business operations of the UK based companies Universal Mobile Enterprises Ltd. (“UME“) and Moonlight Mobile Ltd (MM). UME and MM are active in the distribution of digital products.
buyer: CLIQ Digital (XTRA:CLIQ:$81.22)
CLIQ Digital is a global interactive media specialists company. It creates interactive entertainment solutions that it distributes to consumers across television, the internet and mobile devices, allowing them and their partners access to anyone, anywhere, anytime. "
target: Universal Mobile Enterprises Ltd. and Moonlight Mobile Ltd
UK based companies Universal Mobile Enterprises Ltd. (“UME“) and Moonlight Mobile Ltd. are active in the distribution of digital products. UME and Moonlight Mobile host a wide selection of mobile entertainment services to an international audience.
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