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announced 6/2/2017 via BusinessWire

Clipper Magazine, will acquire GreatDeals Magazine

synopsis: Valassis, a leader in intelligent media delivery, announced that GreatDeal$ Magazine will join Clipper, the Valassis-owned magazine focused on local businesses. GreatDeal$ is a quality advertising magazine mailed bi-monthly to 220,000 homes in greater Grand Rapids and 120,000 in the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek area.
buyer parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: Clipper Magazine
Clipper Magazine, one of the largest direct-mail publishers in the country, publishes 332 local editions in 27 states, delivering response-driven, full-color glossy ads and money-saving offers. The magazine comprises local merchants and services as well as major regional and national advertisers. "
target: GreatDeals Magazine
GreatDeals is a quality advertising magazine mailed bi-monthly to 220,000 homes in greater Grand Rapids and 120,000 in the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek area. The digital version allows consumers the ability to click to advertisers' websites and social media.
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closed 1/24/2018 via Company Press Release

Valassis Communications, Inc., acquired Maryland Pennysaver

synopsis: Valassis, a leader in activating consumers through intelligent media delivery, announced that it has acquired Maryland Pennysaver, a weekly regional shopping guide distributed via direct mail throughout Maryland, including the counties of Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Howard, Prince George’s, Charles, Calvert and St. Mary’s.
buyer parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: Valassis Communications, Inc. (VCI:$2,081.67)
As a leader in intelligent media delivery, Valassis integratse and optimizes campaigns including direct mail, newspaper inserts and digital advertising to enhance their 58,000 local, regional and national clients’ return on investment. "
target parent: Wafra Partners
target: Maryland Pennysaver
The Maryland Pennysaver is one of the largest independent shopping and direct mail publications, with 49 area specific, targeted editions delivered weekly to more than 543,000 homes and businesses equating to over a million readers throughout many counties in Maryland.
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closed 11/30/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Mspark, Inc., acquired AdVenture Magazine

synopsis: AdVenture, a locally-owned direct mailing publication in St. Joseph, MO has been acquired by Mspark. Mspark, based in Helena, AL, is a results-oriented print and media distribution company, with the proven ability to deliver measurable results in rural markets across America.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Mspark, Inc.
Mspark, a privately held, national print and digital media distribution company, has partnered with clients to deliver reliable advertising solutions since 1988. Their business success stems from a simple premise providing measurable results and a solid return on the customer's marketing investment."
target: AdVenture Magazine
AdVenture is a locally-owned direct mailing publication in St. Joseph, MO. They connect businesses to the buying public via a direct mailed magazine for a fraction of the cost of a business doing a private mailing. Over 42,000+ mailed monthly
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announced 6/2/2017 via BusinessWire

Clipper Magazine, will acquire GreatDeals Magazine

synopsis: Valassis, a leader in intelligent media delivery, announced that GreatDeal$ Magazine will join Clipper, the Valassis-owned magazine focused on local businesses. GreatDeal$ is a quality advertising magazine mailed bi-monthly to 220,000 homes in greater Grand Rapids and 120,000 in the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek area.
buyer parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: Clipper Magazine
Clipper Magazine, one of the largest direct-mail publishers in the country, publishes 332 local editions in 27 states, delivering response-driven, full-color glossy ads and money-saving offers. The magazine comprises local merchants and services as well as major regional and national advertisers. "
target: GreatDeals Magazine
GreatDeals is a quality advertising magazine mailed bi-monthly to 220,000 homes in greater Grand Rapids and 120,000 in the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek area. The digital version allows consumers the ability to click to advertisers' websites and social media.
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closed 1/29/2019 via BusinessWire

Clipper Magazine, acquired Get1Free

synopsis: Valassis, a leader in activating consumers through intelligent media delivery, announced that it has acquired GET1FREE, Inc., a direct mail company reaching more than 1 million homes across California with coupons, deals and promotions. GET1FREE will integrate with Valassis-owned Clipper Magazine.
buyer parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: Clipper Magazine
Clipper Magazine is one of the largest direct-mail publishers in the country. The magazine focuses on local businesses, providing a full range of results-driven marketing solutions that engage consumers every day as well as major regional and national advertisers. "
target: Get1Free
Since 2002, Get1Free has a proven record of helping businesses succeed through targeted, consumer-driven advertising. Their monthly, direct mail community publication helps consumers save money on all things in life, from dining out to home improvement.
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closed 10/24/2018 via BusinessWire

Clipper Magazine, acquired Market Magazine

synopsis: Valassis has announced that Market Magazine will join Clipper, the Valassis-owned magazine focused on local businesses. Market Magazine is a Direct Mail Magazine and mails more than 10 million copies a year to the best addresses in Akron, Canton, Cleveland and Youngstown, Ohio.
buyer parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: Clipper Magazine
Clipper Magazine is one of the largest direct-mail publishers in the country. The magazine focuses on local businesses, providing a full range of results-driven marketing solutions that engage consumers every day as well as major regional and national advertisers. "
target: Market Magazine
Market Magazine is a Direct Mail Magazine and mails more than 10 million copies a year to the best addresses in Akron, Canton, Cleveland and Youngstown, Ohio. Each issue is beautifully designed with great savings for consumers on dining, entertainment and home improvement.
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closed 3/16/2018 via BusinessWire

Clipper Magazine, acquired TheFlyer.com

synopsis: Valassis, a leader in activating consumers through intelligent media delivery, announced that The Flyer will join Clipper, the Valassis-owned magazine focused on local businesses. The Flyer is a direct mail local shopper that is distributed to more than 1.6 million households weekly throughout Southeast Florida and the Tampa Bay market.
buyer parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: Clipper Magazine
Valassis helps thousands of local and national brands tap the potential of industry-leading data through intelligent media delivery – understanding, engaging and inspiring millions of consumers to action with smarter cross-channel campaigns. "
target: TheFlyer.com
The Flyer is a direct mail local shopper that is distributed to more than 1.6 million households weekly throughout Southeast Florida and the Tampa Bay market.
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announced 12/13/2017 via BusinessWire

Clipper Magazine, will acquire NJ Savvy

synopsis: Valassis, a leader in intelligent media delivery, announced that NJ Savvy, a shopping and coupon publication distributed via direct mail in Monmouth, Middlesex and Ocean counties, New Jersey, will join Clipper, the Valassis-owned magazine focused on local businesses.
buyer parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: Clipper Magazine
Clipper Magazine is one of the largest direct-mail publishers in the country. The magazine focuses on local businesses, providing a full range of results-driven marketing solutions that engage consumers every day as well as major regional and national advertisers. "
target: NJ Savvy
NJ Savvy publishes a shopping and coupon publication that is distributed via direct mail in Monmouth, Middlesex and Ocean counties, New Jersey. NJ Savvy is distributed to over 77,000 households.
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closed 10/30/2017 via BusinessWire

Clipper Magazine, acquired Sacandaga Direct Mail, LLC

synopsis: Valassis announced that Sacandaga Direct Mail, LLC will join Clipper, the Valassis-owned magazine focused on local businesses. Sacandaga Direct Mail operates Sacandaga Magazine, Amsterdam Magazine, Twin Cities Magazine, The Valley Magazine and Real Estate & Home Magazine. They are distributed in New York’s Fulton, Montgomery and Saratoga counties.
buyer parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: Clipper Magazine
Clipper Magazine is one of the largest direct-mail publishers in the country. The magazine focuses on local businesses, providing a full range of results-driven marketing solutions that engage consumers every day as well as major regional and national advertisers. "
target: Sacandaga Direct Mail, LLC
Sacandaga Direct Mail, LLC, operates Sacandaga Magazine, Amsterdam Magazine, Twin Cities Magazine, The Valley Magazine and Real Estate & Home Magazine. These publications are distributed via direct mail in New York’s Fulton, Montgomery and Saratoga counties.
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closed 9/6/2017 via BusinessWire

Clipper Magazine, acquired SI View

synopsis: Valassis, a leader in intelligent media delivery, announced that SI View will join Clipper, the Valassis-owned magazine focused on local businesses. SI View offers a variety of specialty magazines where every business can find a niche. SI View is an effective marketing tool for generating response and building long-lasting brand recognition.
buyer parent: Valassis Communications, Inc.
buyer: Clipper Magazine
Clipper Magazine is one of the largest direct-mail publishers in the country. The magazine focuses on local businesses, providing a full range of results-driven marketing solutions that engage consumers every day as well as major regional and national advertisers. "
target: SI View
SI View is focused on their customers and the sustained growth of their business. They offer a variety of specialty magazines where every business can find a niche. SI View is an effective marketing tool for generating immediate response and building long-lasting brand recognition.
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announced 6/2/2017 via BusinessWire

Clipper Magazine, will acquire GreatDeals Magazine

synopsis: Valassis, a leader in intelligent media delivery, announced that GreatDeal$ Magazine will join Clipper, the Valassis-owned magazine focused on local businesses. GreatDeal$ is a quality advertising magazine mailed bi-monthly to 220,000 homes in greater Grand Rapids and 120,000 in the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek area.
buyer parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: Clipper Magazine
Clipper Magazine, one of the largest direct-mail publishers in the country, publishes 332 local editions in 27 states, delivering response-driven, full-color glossy ads and money-saving offers. The magazine comprises local merchants and services as well as major regional and national advertisers. "
target: GreatDeals Magazine
GreatDeals is a quality advertising magazine mailed bi-monthly to 220,000 homes in greater Grand Rapids and 120,000 in the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek area. The digital version allows consumers the ability to click to advertisers' websites and social media.
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closed 3/21/2017 via BusinessWire

Clipper Magazine, acquired Reach Magazine

synopsis: Valassis, a leader in intelligent media delivery, announced that Reach Magazine will join Clipper Magazine, the Valassis-owned company. Reach Magazine is a local, full color, direct mail savings magazine operating in the Cincinnati and Dayton markets and is distributed to approximately 861,000 households 12 times a year.
buyer parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: Clipper Magazine
Clipper Magazine, one of the largest direct-mail publishers in the country, publishes 332 local editions in 27 states, delivering response-driven, full-color glossy ads and money-saving offers. The magazine comprises local merchants and services as well as major regional and national advertisers. "
target: Reach Magazine
Reach Magazine is a local, full color, direct mail savings magazine operating in Cincinnati and Dayton Ohio, Indianapolis Indiana, and Richmond Virginia. Because of their unique magazine style with 100% advertising, consumers keep each issue of their magazine in the “coupon drawer” in their home.
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closed 11/23/2016 via BusinessWire

Clipper Magazine, acquired House2Home Showcase

synopsis: Valassis, a leading provider in intelligent media delivery, announced that House2Home Showcase magazine will join Clipper Magazine, the Valassis-owned shared mail brand, further consolidating its presence in the hyperlocal marketing industry. House2Home Showcase magazine operates in the Phoenix, AZ and Sacramento, CA markets.
buyer parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: Clipper Magazine
Clipper Magazine, one of the largest direct-mail publishers in the country, publishes 332 local editions in 27 states, delivering response-driven, full-color glossy ads and money-saving offers. The magazine comprises local merchants and services as well as major regional and national advertisers. "
target: House2Home Showcase
House2Home Showcase is the source for advice and information whether it's a home improvement project, the latest trend in food and wine, real estate, garden or event around town. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in California.
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closed 11/5/2015 via BusinessWire

Valassis Communications, Inc., acquired Clipper Magazine

synopsis: Valassis, a leader in intelligent media delivery, announced the acquisition of Clipper Magazine, the leading provider of multi-channel marketing and promotional solutions to local businesses. Clipper Magazine is widely recognized by small business owners and consumers for its ability to create awareness and deliver results.
buyer parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: Valassis Communications, Inc. (VCI:$2,081.67)
Valassis, a leader in intelligent media delivery, provides over 15,000 clients with innovative media solutions to influence consumers wherever they plan, shop, buy and share. Integrating online and offline data with powerful insights, Valassis precisely targets its clients’ most valuable shoppers. "
target parent: TEGNA Inc.
target: Clipper Magazine
Clipper Magazine, one of the largest direct-mail publishers in the country, publishes 332 local editions in 27 states, delivering response-driven, full-color glossy ads and money-saving offers. The magazine comprises local merchants and services as well as major regional and national advertisers.
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announced 6/2/2017 via BusinessWire

Clipper Magazine, will acquire GreatDeals Magazine

synopsis: Valassis, a leader in intelligent media delivery, announced that GreatDeal$ Magazine will join Clipper, the Valassis-owned magazine focused on local businesses. GreatDeal$ is a quality advertising magazine mailed bi-monthly to 220,000 homes in greater Grand Rapids and 120,000 in the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek area.
buyer parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: Clipper Magazine
Clipper Magazine, one of the largest direct-mail publishers in the country, publishes 332 local editions in 27 states, delivering response-driven, full-color glossy ads and money-saving offers. The magazine comprises local merchants and services as well as major regional and national advertisers. "
target: GreatDeals Magazine
GreatDeals is a quality advertising magazine mailed bi-monthly to 220,000 homes in greater Grand Rapids and 120,000 in the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek area. The digital version allows consumers the ability to click to advertisers' websites and social media.
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closed 10/9/2019 via PR Newswire

Direct Response Media Group Inc., acquired Valassis Canada

synopsis: Direct Response Media Group (DRMG), Canada's leading direct mail company focused on digitally-integrated, data-driven results, announced the acquisition of the Canadian subsidiary of Valassis, the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement.
buyer: Direct Response Media Group Inc.
Direct Response Media Group (DRMG) is Canada's leading direct mail company focused on digitally-integrated, data-driven results. DRMG distributes to over 175 million homes annually through Solo and Shared Media products including the flagship brand, Money Saver. "
target parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
target: Valassis Canada
Valassis is the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement. They work with over 60,000 companies and brands in a wide array of industries, partnering to anticipate consumer intent, inspire action, and create demand.
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closed 1/29/2019 via BusinessWire

Clipper Magazine, acquired Get1Free

synopsis: Valassis, a leader in activating consumers through intelligent media delivery, announced that it has acquired GET1FREE, Inc., a direct mail company reaching more than 1 million homes across California with coupons, deals and promotions. GET1FREE will integrate with Valassis-owned Clipper Magazine.
buyer parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: Clipper Magazine
Clipper Magazine is one of the largest direct-mail publishers in the country. The magazine focuses on local businesses, providing a full range of results-driven marketing solutions that engage consumers every day as well as major regional and national advertisers. "
target: Get1Free
Since 2002, Get1Free has a proven record of helping businesses succeed through targeted, consumer-driven advertising. Their monthly, direct mail community publication helps consumers save money on all things in life, from dining out to home improvement.
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closed 10/24/2018 via BusinessWire

Clipper Magazine, acquired Market Magazine

synopsis: Valassis has announced that Market Magazine will join Clipper, the Valassis-owned magazine focused on local businesses. Market Magazine is a Direct Mail Magazine and mails more than 10 million copies a year to the best addresses in Akron, Canton, Cleveland and Youngstown, Ohio.
buyer parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: Clipper Magazine
Clipper Magazine is one of the largest direct-mail publishers in the country. The magazine focuses on local businesses, providing a full range of results-driven marketing solutions that engage consumers every day as well as major regional and national advertisers. "
target: Market Magazine
Market Magazine is a Direct Mail Magazine and mails more than 10 million copies a year to the best addresses in Akron, Canton, Cleveland and Youngstown, Ohio. Each issue is beautifully designed with great savings for consumers on dining, entertainment and home improvement.
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announced 3/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

KG Intelligence Co., Ltd., will acquire Appeal Com, K.K.

synopsis: KG Intelligence CO., LTD., a Japan-based company that publishes magazines about recruitment, housing, weddings and fishing, will acquire Appeal Com, K.K., an advertising agency in Japan. Appeal Com, K.K. specializes in putting folded advertisements into newspapers, magazines, and leaflets.
buyer: KG Intelligence Co., Ltd. (JASDAQ:2408:$32.84)
KG Intelligence CO., LTD. is a Japan-based company mainly engaged in the information service business. The company is engaged in the publishing of information magazines for recruitment, housing, weddings and fishing. The company also distributes free papers with coupons to be redeemed. "
target: Appeal Com, K.K.
Founded in 1993, Appeal Com, K.K. is an advertising agency in Japan. The company specializes in putting folded advertisements into newspapers, magazines, and leaflets. The company reaches out to 30,000 to 70,000 households in the Yamaguchi prefecture, Fukuoka prefecture, and Saga prefecture.
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closed 2/26/2018 via BusinessWire

55haitao.com, purchased the Chinese operations from Ebates Inc.

synopsis: 55haitao.com, China’s largest cross-border shopping guide, has acquired the Chinese operations of Ebates Inc., a leader and pioneer in cash back shopping. 55haitao.com plans to offer the Ebates in-store cash back offering to Chinese tourists visiting the US for shopping in those same merchants’ brick and mortar stores.
buyer: 55haitao.com
55haitao is China's largest forum and shopping guide for Chinese cross-border shoppers. With 90% of its traffic originating from China, 55haitao helps retailers worldwide easily reach the Chinese market. "
seller parent: Rakuten Inc.
seller: Ebates Inc.
The acquisition includes the Chinese operations of Ebates Inc., a leader and pioneer in cash back shopping, and subsidiary of global Internet services company Rakuten, Inc.
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announced 12/13/2017 via BusinessWire

Clipper Magazine, will acquire NJ Savvy

synopsis: Valassis, a leader in intelligent media delivery, announced that NJ Savvy, a shopping and coupon publication distributed via direct mail in Monmouth, Middlesex and Ocean counties, New Jersey, will join Clipper, the Valassis-owned magazine focused on local businesses.
buyer parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: Clipper Magazine
Clipper Magazine is one of the largest direct-mail publishers in the country. The magazine focuses on local businesses, providing a full range of results-driven marketing solutions that engage consumers every day as well as major regional and national advertisers. "
target: NJ Savvy
NJ Savvy publishes a shopping and coupon publication that is distributed via direct mail in Monmouth, Middlesex and Ocean counties, New Jersey. NJ Savvy is distributed to over 77,000 households.
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closed 9/6/2017 via Company Press Release

Mspark, Inc., acquired Preferred Mail Advertising

synopsis: Mspark, a results-oriented print, and digital media distribution company with the proven ability to deliver measurable results in rural markets across America, has acquired Preferred Mail Advertising, a direct mail advertising company that delivers to over 570,000 homes each month in West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Mspark, Inc.
Mspark, a privately held, national print and digital media distribution company, has partnered with clients to deliver reliable advertising solutions since 1988. Their business success stems from a simple premise providing measurable results and a solid return on the customer's marketing investment."
target: Preferred Mail Advertising
Preferred Mail Advertising is a direct mail advertising company that delivers to over 550,000 homes each month in West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky. The company offers their clients a complete array of services from product design, to printing, to distribution using their shared mail program.
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closed 5/5/2017 via Company Press Release

Mspark, Inc., acquired Valu-Direct

synopsis: Mspark, a results-oriented print and digital media distribution company with the proven ability to deliver measurable results in rural markets across America, announced that it has acquired Valu-Direct, an independently owned, shared mail advertising business located in Albany, N.Y., that reaches approximately 460,000 households 12 times per year.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Mspark, Inc.
Mspark, a privately held, national print and digital media distribution company, has partnered with clients to deliver reliable advertising solutions since 1988. Their business success stems from a simple premise providing measurable results and a solid return on the customer's marketing investment."
target: Valu-Direct
Valu-Direct is a shared mail advertising business located in Albany, N.Y. Many national and local business mail with Valu-Direct's shared mail product strictly because of the return on investment and proven growth to their business. They reach approximately 460,000 households 12 times per year.
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closed 4/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

Zaggle, acquired Pennyful Online Pvt Ltd.

synopsis: Hyderabad-based cashback and coupons company, Zaggle Prepaid Ocean Services, has acquired Pennyful, the pioneer in the Indian cashback and discount coupons market and has now been recognized as a leading innovator in online shopping space in the Indian market.
buyer: Zaggle
Zaggle is an award-winning digital payments, cashback and analytics company. They help corporates and individuals enjoy gifts and experiences across multiple channels everyday. They are based in India. "
target: Pennyful Online Pvt Ltd.
Founded in the year 2011, Pennyful.in is the pioneer in the Indian cashback and discount coupons market and has now been recognized as a leading innovator in online shopping space in the Indian market.
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closed 3/21/2017 via BusinessWire

Clipper Magazine, acquired Reach Magazine

synopsis: Valassis, a leader in intelligent media delivery, announced that Reach Magazine will join Clipper Magazine, the Valassis-owned company. Reach Magazine is a local, full color, direct mail savings magazine operating in the Cincinnati and Dayton markets and is distributed to approximately 861,000 households 12 times a year.
buyer parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: Clipper Magazine
Clipper Magazine, one of the largest direct-mail publishers in the country, publishes 332 local editions in 27 states, delivering response-driven, full-color glossy ads and money-saving offers. The magazine comprises local merchants and services as well as major regional and national advertisers. "
target: Reach Magazine
Reach Magazine is a local, full color, direct mail savings magazine operating in Cincinnati and Dayton Ohio, Indianapolis Indiana, and Richmond Virginia. Because of their unique magazine style with 100% advertising, consumers keep each issue of their magazine in the “coupon drawer” in their home.
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closed 3/8/2017 via PR Newswire

More in Your Door Marketing, LLC, acquired Valpak of Greater Houston

synopsis: Valpak, a leading direct marketing company that provides print and digital advertising through a network of local franchises, announced that More in Your Door Marketing has acquired it's subsidiary Valpak of Greater Houston. More in Your Door Marketing specializes in utilizing mobile, social, search, and other forms of local marketing.
buyer: More in Your Door Marketing, LLC
More in Your Door Marketing specializes in utilizing mobile, social, search, and other forms of local marketing to drive more customers to their client's door. They offer cutting-edge marketing services to companies to build and solidify customer relationships as the cornerstone of their business. "
target parent: Platinum Equity, LLC
target: Valpak of Greater Houston
Valpak of Greater Houston is a subsidiary of Valpak, a leading direct marketing company, that operates in Houston Texas. They provide print and digital advertising through a network of local franchises. From mailbox to mobile phone, they bring exciting local business offers to millions of consumers.
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closed 2/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Makeena Inc., acquired CommonKindness, Inc.

synopsis: Makeena, a technology platform that connects natural products brands to shoppers across all retailers and social media, announced that it has purchased CommonKindness.com, a company that operates a website offering free coupons. The company offers printable grocery coupons, smartsource coupons, redplum coupons, hot deals, and online discount codes.
buyer: Makeena Inc.
Makeena is in the business of helping people shop healthier and more sustainably in the grocery store while saving them money. Makeena is a free, easy to download mobile application that earns people money when they purchase healthy & sustainable products at any retailer. "
target: CommonKindness, Inc.
CommonKindness, Inc. operates a website offering free coupons. The company offers printable grocery coupons, smartsource coupons, redplum coupons, hot deals, and online discount codes. It provides coupons that fund to save money and support charities and causes, and non-profits.
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closed 11/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

Direct Response Media Group Inc., acquired Ad Save Publications

synopsis: Direct Response Media Group, Canada's largest direct marketing company, announced the acquisition of Ad Save Publications, the publisher of the Ad Save direct mail magazine. Ad Save is a premier, co-operative direct mail company that offers cost-effective, direct mail advertising solutions to Canada’s small businesses.
buyer: Direct Response Media Group Inc.
Direct Response Media Group (DRMG) is Canada’s largest and fastest growing direct mail marketing company specializing in the design, printing and delivery of effective direct mail advertising. They help their clients to own the mailbox, generate new customers and increase sales. "
target: Ad Save Publications
Ad Save is a premier, co-operative direct mail company that offers cost-effective, direct mail advertising solutions to Canada’s small businesses. Established in 1990, Ad Save's business model was to print a local coupon book and deliver it directly to consumers by Canada Post.
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announced 10/6/2016 via BusinessWire

LocalFlavor.com, will acquire Clipper Marketplace Arizona

synopsis: Valassis announced that Clipper Market Place Arizona will join Local Flavor, the Valassis-owned shared mail brand. Clipper Market Place Arizona is a private direct mail company owned by newspaper group 1013 Communications, LLC. In Arizona, Clipper Market Place reaches approximately 750,000 households 12 times per year.
buyer parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: LocalFlavor.com
LocalFlavor.com helps to save money on goods and services from the local businesses. From local restaurants and entertainment venues to goods and home services, customers will find savings on LocalFlavor.com. "
target parent: 10/13 Communications LLC
target: Clipper Marketplace Arizona
Clipper Marketplace Arizona offers the priceless amenity of expertly-trained digital graphic artists, writers, and production staff – all using the industry’s state-of-the-art technology to produce advertisements that enhance businesses images and intensify the strength of their messages.
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closed 9/26/2016 via BNC Analysis

Big Bus Tours, acquired Smart Destinations

synopsis: Big Bus Tours has acquired Boston-based Smart Destinations. Smart Destinations provides multi-attraction sightseeing passes for North American travel destinations. It offers Go City Cards and Explorer Passes that provide admission to museums, attractions, and tours in cities across the US.
buyer: Big Bus Tours
Big Bus Tours is the largest operator of open-top sightseeing tours in the world, providing sightseeing tours across three continents. It has a combined fleet of over 375 buses carrying more than four million passengers a year across 18 cities. "
target: Smart Destinations
Smart Destinations, Inc. provides multi-attraction sightseeing passes for North American travel destinations. It offers Go City Cards and Explorer Passes that provide admission to museums, attractions, and tours in cities across the US.
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closed 6/1/2016 via Company Press Release

Sanoma Oyj, acquired Scoupy

synopsis: Sanoma has acquired the Dutch cashback marketing company Scoupy. Scoupy B.V. owns and operates an online platform that offers discounts in shops, bars, hotels, restaurants, and leisure activities in the vicinity of its users.
buyer: Sanoma Oyj (HLSE:SAA1V:$1,414.40)
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. "
target: Scoupy
Scoupy B.V. owns and operates an online platform that offers discounts in shops, bars, hotels, restaurants, and leisure activities in the vicinity of its users. Scoupy B.V. was founded in 2011 and is based in Amstelveen, the Netherlands.
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closed 6/1/2016 via Company Press Release

kortingisleuk.nl merged with Scoupy,

synopsis: Scoupy, the online platform that offers discounts in shops, bars, hotels, restaurants, and leisure activities in the vicnity of its users, will be merged with Kortingisleuk.nl, the online activation specialist that facilitates marketing campaigns and furnishes retailers with online tools such as e-coupons, e-refunds, and more.
buyer parent: Sanoma Oyj
buyer: Scoupy
Scoupy B.V. owns and operates an online platform that offers discounts in shops, bars, hotels, restaurants, and leisure activities in the vicinity of its users. Scoupy B.V. was founded in 2011 and is based in Amstelveen, the Netherlands. "
target: kortingisleuk.nl
Kortingisleuk is the online activation specialist that completely can facilitate marketing campaigns. Kortingisleuk facilitates A-brand producers and retailers to let consumers buy products with help from online tools: e-coupons, e-refunds, win-actions, webshop purchases, etc.
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closed 3/24/2016 via BusinessWire

Ebates Inc., acquired Shopular

synopsis: Ebates, the pioneer and leader in online cash back shopping, announced the acquisition of Shopular, a mobile product discovery app that is a consistent leader in user popularity and ratings. Shopular delights shoppers with its intuitive product discovery experience and mobile shopping alerts.
buyer parent: Rakuten Inc.
buyer: Ebates Inc.
Ebates rewards consumers with cash back on purchases while also providing access to thousands of coupons, discounts, promotions and special deals, including free shipping, at over 2,000 retailers. "
target: Shopular
Shopular delights shoppers with its intuitive product discovery experience and mobile shopping alerts. Shopular is used by over a million consumers who consistently reward it with the highest ratings.
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closed 11/5/2015 via BusinessWire

Valassis Communications, Inc., acquired Clipper Magazine

synopsis: Valassis, a leader in intelligent media delivery, announced the acquisition of Clipper Magazine, the leading provider of multi-channel marketing and promotional solutions to local businesses. Clipper Magazine is widely recognized by small business owners and consumers for its ability to create awareness and deliver results.
buyer parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: Valassis Communications, Inc. (VCI:$2,081.67)
Valassis, a leader in intelligent media delivery, provides over 15,000 clients with innovative media solutions to influence consumers wherever they plan, shop, buy and share. Integrating online and offline data with powerful insights, Valassis precisely targets its clients’ most valuable shoppers. "
target parent: TEGNA Inc.
target: Clipper Magazine
Clipper Magazine, one of the largest direct-mail publishers in the country, publishes 332 local editions in 27 states, delivering response-driven, full-color glossy ads and money-saving offers. The magazine comprises local merchants and services as well as major regional and national advertisers.
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$424.68
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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KG Intelligence Co., Ltd.
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2017
rev ($mm)
$32.84
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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$1,588.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$152.66
EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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10847
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TripAdvisor LLC
TripAdvisor LLC
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$1,571.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$244.00
EBIT ($mm)
$192.00
Net Income ($mm)
$118.00
Employees
3803
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Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc.
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$1,549.00
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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Employees
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Stitch Fix
Stitch Fix
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$1,463.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.05
EBIT ($mm)
$29.86
Net Income ($mm)
$47.99
Employees
6600
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EBITDA ($mm)
$131.58
EBIT ($mm)
$69.66
Net Income ($mm)
$22.70
Employees
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Bitauto Holdings Limited
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$669.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$85.27
EBIT ($mm)
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2017
rev ($mm)
$463.76
EBITDA ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
$109.86
Employees
631
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EBITDA ($mm)
$203.72
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eHealth, Inc.
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$177.28
EBITDA ($mm)
($18.07)
EBIT ($mm)
($22.42)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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iSelect Ltd
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rev ($mm)
$141.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.50
EBIT ($mm)
$16.94
Net Income ($mm)
$12.55
Employees
426
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Better Collective A/S
Better Collective A/S
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rev ($mm)
$59.22
EBITDA ($mm)
$26.20
EBIT ($mm)
$20.70
Net Income ($mm)
$14.19
Employees
291
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Ticker: TSE:3674
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aucfan Co., Ltd.
Aucfan Co., Ltd.
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$39.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.02
EBIT ($mm)
$1.28
Net Income ($mm)
$1.01
Employees
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