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closed 10/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

The Weather Network, acquired Addictive Mobility

synopsis: Continuing its transformation to an Information Networks and Data Solutions business, Pelmorex Corp., operator of The Weather Network, MétéoMédia, Eltiempo.es and Clima brands, announced the acquisition of Addictive Mobility, Canada's largest mobile-first data management and media buying platform.
buyer: The Weather Network
Pelmorex Media Inc. blends science, technology and creativity to produce leading multi-platform weather and traveler information services. Flagship brands include The Weather Network and MétéoMédia, Canada's most popular weather and information websites and applications. "
target: Addictive Mobility
Addictive Mobility is a Canada-based mobile advertising technology company that works with many Fortune 500 brands. The company’s vision is to solve the marketing challenges of tomorrow’s CMOs by building the world’s most agile technology platform that is holistic, efficient, and transparent.
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announced 2/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Affle, will acquire Mediasmart

synopsis: Affle, a Singapore-based consumer intelligence technology company, will acquire Mediasmart, a Spanish mobile advertising technology company. Mediasmart offers an integrated mobile advertising platform with unique incremental impact measurability for Proximity and App marketing campaigns.
buyer: Affle (NSEI:AFFLE:$43.02)
Affle is a company in Singapore that builds leading Mobile Audience Intelligence and Analytics Platforms. Their platforms help deliver end-to-end mobile commerce & marketing solutions with greater ROI and transparency for marketers, commerce marketplaces, app developers and publishers. "
target: Mediasmart
Mediasmart is a Spanish mobile advertising technology company. Mediasmart offers an integrated mobile advertising platform with unique incremental impact measurability for Proximity and App marketing campaigns. Mediasmart enables businesses to be smart about their media buying on mobile.
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$5.61
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$7
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closed 2/7/2020 via BusinessWire

Upland Software, acquired Localytics

synopsis: Upland Software, Inc., a leader in cloud-based enterprise work management software, has acquired Localytics, a leading provider of mobile app personalization and analytics solutions. Localytics give companies the insights and tools they need to improve their mobile app acquisition, engagement and retention efforts.
buyer: Upland Software (UPLD:$201.75)
Upland Software is a leader in cloud-based enterprise work management software. Upland provides seven enterprise cloud solution suites that enable users to win and engage customers, automate business operations, manage projects and IT costs, and share knowledge throughout the enterprise. "
target: Localytics
Localytics is a leading mobile engagement platform. They give companies the insights and tools they need to improve their mobile app acquisition, engagement and retention efforts. They use all the data surrounding users to deliver highly targeted and personalized engagement campaigns.
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$68
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$20
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announced 6/12/2019 via BusinessWire

TapHeaven will be merged with Target Circle,

synopsis: Norway-based Target Circle, an ad technology company for the performance industry, and TapHeaven will merge to offer mobile marketers the first User Agent automation platform. TapHeaven provides user acquisition technology that enables marketers to manage data-driven insights, guidance, automation, control, and performance.
buyer: Target Circle
Target Circle is an ad technology company for the performance industry. Headquartered in Norway, Target Circle leads the field in delivering quality fraud-free ad traffic across its aggregated marketplace of more than 450 ad channels, eliminating wasted time and ad spend for their customers. "
target: TapHeaven
TapHeaven provides user acquisition technology that enables marketers to manage insights, guidance, automation, control, and performance. Its user acquisition platform, UA Command Center, helps customers grapple with wasted ad spend, heavy resource requirements, slow and manual execution, and more.
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closed 9/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Branch Metrics, purchased Attribution Analytics Business from Tune, Inc.

synopsis: Branch, a leading cross-platform linking and attribution platform, has acquired TUNE's Attribution Analytics business. TUNE is a provider of SaaS solutions for mobile marketing. Their Attribution Analytics platform helps companies improve their user acquisition and retention across apps and web by providing the data they need to get ahead.
buyer: Branch Metrics
Branch is a leading cross-platform linking and attribution platform that unifies user experience and measurement across different devices, platforms, and channels. Branch powers deep links that point back to apps for shares, invites, referrals, and more. "
seller: Tune, Inc.
TUNE's Attribution Analytics platform helps companies improve their user acquisition and retention across apps and web by providing the data they need to get ahead. TUNE is a provider of enterprise SaaS solutions for mobile marketing.
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closed 10/2/2017 via PR Newswire

SRAX, acquired OpenDSP

synopsis: SRAX announced the acquisition of Demand Side Platform (DSP) technology from OpenDSP, a privately-held company. The technology focuses on marketing experimentation, intelligence and optimization for brands and agencies.
buyer: SRAX (SRAX:$28.38)
SRAX is an advertising technology company providing the tools to automate digital marketers and content owners' campaigns across digital channels. SRAX amplify performance and maximize profits through an omnichannel approach that integrates all aspects of the marketing experience into one platform. "
target: OpenDSP
The OpenDSP technology delivers an open DSP for Real-Time Bidding (RTB), including comprehensive tools for media buying, data collection, management, analytics and optimization. Built on the cloud, OpenDSP was developed as an in-house advertising technology.
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announced 9/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

Pico Far East Holdings Ltd, will acquire Not Ordinary Media, LLC

synopsis: MTM Choice Holdings, an indirect subsidiary of Pico Far East Holdings, will acquire Not Ordinary Media (NOM) from its founders Loren Rochelle and Brent Neill. NOM provides advertisers with the only singular solution to create, manage, compare, reallocate spend, and make real-time decisions to optimize video buys across social media platforms.
buyer: Pico Far East Holdings Ltd (SEHK:752:$617.09)
Pico is a global group of agencies specialising in engaging people, creating experiences and activating brands for businesses, institutions and governments. Pico brings brands to life and creates experiences through Total Brand Activation – from strategy to execution. "
target: Not Ordinary Media, LLC
Not Ordinary Media (NOM) provides advertisers with the only singular solution to create, manage, compare, reallocate spend, and make real-time decisions to optimize video buys across social media platforms.
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$53
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closed 6/27/2017 via PR Newswire

Apsalar Inc merged with Singular,

synopsis: Singular, the global leader in unified marketing analytics, announced the completion of its merger of Apsalar, a pioneer in mobile app attribution and audience management, into the Singular platform.
buyer: Singular
Singular enables data-oriented marketers to connect, measure, and optimize siloed marketing data, giving them the most vital insights they need to drive ROI. "
target: Apsalar Inc
Apsalar provides mobile measurement & user intelligence solutions for enterprise marketers, allowing them to effectively measure mobile marketing efforts and lifetime value.
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announced 1/23/2017 via BusinessWire

Viant Technology Inc, will acquire Adelphic Mobile

synopsis: Time Inc.’s Viant Technology, a people-based advertising technology company, has signed an agreement to acquire Adelphic, a company that provides a mobile-first, cross-channel programmatic advertising platform. Adelphic’s self-service media planning and execution tools will bolster Viant’s people-based data and analytics offerings.
buyer parent: Time Inc.
buyer: Viant Technology Inc
Viant Technology is the premier people-based advertising technology company, enabling marketers to plan, execute and measure their digital media investments through a cloud-based platform. The Viant Advertising Cloud™ provides marketers with access to over 1.2 billion registered users. "
target: Adelphic Mobile
Adelphic Mobile is a mobile and cross-channel programmatic advertising platform connecting brands to consumers and enabling meaningful engagement with individual people. With Adelphic, marketers can influence consumer behavior in real time, maximizing the return on their mobile investment.
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announced 12/14/2016 via Company Press Release

SAP Hybris, will acquire Abakus

synopsis: Abakus is pleased to announce its acquisition by SAP, the fastest growing enterprise cloud company. The combination of Abakus with SAP Hybris Marketing Cloud, which includes customer profiling and responsive journey management, will allow brands to optimize marketing performance and understand customer interactions across all devices.
buyer parent: SAP SE
buyer: SAP Hybris
SAP Hybris provides a complete multichannel commerce software solution that integrates product content, commerce operations, and the extended channel to help retailers, manufacturers, and other businesses create a unified and seamless experience for their customers. "
target: Abakus
Abakus provides a software platform to evaluate and optimize marketing. Its marketing effectiveness software delivers insights and actionable recommendations that enable campaign optimization and informed cross-channel media planning in real-time.
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closed 9/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Amnet Group, acquired Accordant Media

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announced the acquisition of Accordant Media, LLC, a data-driven, full-service programmatic advertising company and technology solution provider. Accordant will become a part of Ament, Dentsu Aegis Network’s programmatic group, with over 600+ programmatic experts and across 40+ markets.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Amnet Group
Amnet is Dentsu Aegis Network’s programmatic group, with over 600+ programmatic experts and across 40+ markets. Amnet operates a consistent and innovative technology, operations, and people stack that can deliver success on a local, regional and global basis. "
target: Accordant Media
Accordant Media makes advertising investments more successful for marketers by unlocking the value of audience data. Through sophisticated data management and activation technologies, expert service and industry-leading transparency, they give marketers more insights and accountability.
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closed 5/28/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Sizmek Inc, acquired StrikeAd

synopsis: Sizmek Inc., a leading open ad management platform company for multiscreen campaigns, announced the acquisition of StrikeAd, a dedicated Mobile advertising Demand Side Platform. The StrikeAd DSP enables advertisers, agencies, and publishers to plan, optimize, deliver and measure the most effective Mobile advertising campaigns on a global scale.
buyer: Sizmek Inc (SZMK:$185.18)
Sizmek Inc. fuels digital advertising campaigns for advertisers and agencies around the world with cutting-edge technology to engage audiences across any screen. Sizmek has proudly pioneered industry firsts in digital, including rich media, video and online targeted advertising across channels. "
target: StrikeAd
StrikeAd is the leader in programmatic advertising across multiple devices. StrikeAd combines the huge reach of leading SSPs with best in class mobile DMP audience data and our advanced predictive modelling to deliver unparalleled insight and superior ROI.
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closed 4/15/2015 via PR Newswire

Matomy Media Group, acquired Avenlo Inc.

synopsis: Matomy Media Group has acquired a 70% stake in Avenlo Inc., a leading performance email marketing and ad targeting company. Avenlo's email placement optimization platform provides advertisers, agencies and media buyers with multi-screen ad targeting capabilities that deliver awareness, engagement and consumer action across all devices.
buyer: Matomy Media Group (LSE:MTMY:$68.34)
Matomy Media Group Ltd. is one of the world's leading digital performance-based advertising companies. Working across Web, mobile and social media platforms, Matomy offers advertisers, media partners and publishers a range of opportunities to generate risk-free performance-based results. "
target: Avenlo Inc.
Headquartered in Toronto, Avenlo maintains R&D facilities in Canada and the US and powers a group of world-class software architects, engineers and marketers. The Avenlo Connect Platform utilizes massive data sets to target a brand's audience, delivering enhanced results on an individual user basis.
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closed 11/17/2014 via PR Newswire

The Rubicon Project, acquired iSocket, Inc.

synopsis: Rubicon Project, a leader in advertising automation announced it is expanding its direct order automation technology and consolidating the automated guaranteed market with the acquisition of iSocket. iSocket is a technology platform purpose-built to simplify the buying and selling of inventory.
buyer: The Rubicon Project (RUBI:$149.36)
The Rubicon Project is the leading advertising technology company for the comScore 500. The company was founded in 2007 with a mission to automate buying and selling for the $50 billion digital advertising market. "
target: iSocket, Inc.
iSocket is a technology platform purpose-built to simplify the buying and selling of fixed price, premium, reserved inventory. iSocket For Publishers (iFP) sales automation and programmatic direct tools allow top publisher sales teams to focus on relationships and strategy.
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$9.57
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closed 11/17/2014 via PR Newswire

The Rubicon Project, acquired Shiny Ads, Inc.

synopsis: Rubicon Project, a leader in advertising automation announced it is expanding its direct order automation technology and consolidating the automated guaranteed market with the acquisition of Shiny Ads. Shiny Ads is a Toronto based advertising technology company focused on helping online publishers maximize revenue from ad orders under $5,000.
buyer: The Rubicon Project (RUBI:$149.36)
The Rubicon Project is the leading advertising technology company for the comScore 500. The company was founded in 2007 with a mission to automate buying and selling for the $50 billion digital advertising market. "
target: Shiny Ads, Inc.
Shiny Ads provides an end-to-end programmatic direct advertising platform for digital publishers to sell more premium inventory for increased revenues and profits. By automating the process for advertisers of all sizes, Shiny Ads allows the direct sales team to focus on more complex ad buys.
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closed 8/5/2014 via BNC Analysis

HasOffers, acquired MobileDevHQ

synopsis: Attribution analytics company Tune has acquired MobileDevHQ, which provides companies with analytics for their inbound app marketing. MobileDevHQ works as a Software-as-a-Service solution for mobile marketers, enabling them to measure app store visibility, search rankings and competitive intelligence.
buyer: HasOffers
HasOffers is an affiliate tracking software that allows online businesses to track and manage their own affiliate programs. In other words, its technology enables online businesses to pay affiliates/publishers for real sales, leads and/or any other user engagement. "
target: MobileDevHQ
MobileDevHQ provides companies with analytics for their inbound app marketing. It works as a Software-as-a-Service solution for mobile marketers, enabling them to measure app store visibility, search rankings and competitive intelligence.
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closed 2/19/2014 via BusinessWire

Shopzilla, acquired Connexity

synopsis: Shopzilla, Inc., a leading source for connecting buyers and sellers online, announced the acquisition of Connexity, a pioneer in the programmatic media buying and optimization space. The company is introducing advertisers and publishers to audience networking and cross-channel connectivity.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: Shopzilla
Shopzilla Inc., a consumer lead generation platform focused in online retail, owns and operates a portfolio of leading online consumer shopping properties in comparison shopping, product discovery and social shopping/group sales. "
target: Connexity
Connexity is introducing advertisers and publishers to audience networking and cross-channel connectivity. Connexity applies social networking architecture, recommendation engine learning, and best-of-breed targeting & optimization technology to media representation and media buying.
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announced 1/23/2014 via BNC Analysis

Client Focused Media, Inc., will acquire BluHorn, LLC

synopsis: Client Focused Media has agreed to acquire BluHorn LLC, a media buying software firm that developed BluHorn Solutions, a web based media buying software designed to organize, schedule and report media buys. They're a small company with a big focus on great customer service, ease of use, honest license fees and respect for their customers.
buyer: Client Focused Media, Inc.
Client Focused Media is a full-service marketing, advertising and design agency. Their primary objective is to help their clients overcome key challenges within their companies while ultimately achieving their business goals. "
target: BluHorn, LLC
BluHorn LLC is a media buying software firm that developed BluHorn Solutions, a web based media buying software designed to organize, schedule and report media buys. They're a small company with a big focus on great customer service, ease of use, honest license fees and respect for their customers.
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closed 11/6/2013 via Market Wire

Centro, LLC, acquired SiteScout

synopsis: Centro, a provider of digital media software and services, announced the acquisition of SiteScout. SiteScout is a self-serve platform for buying banner ads on the web and on mobile devices. The company's easy-to-use platform, transparent reporting and real-time control deliver unparalleled performance for brands, marketers and agencies.
buyer: Centro, LLC
Centro provides the technology platform and services to ease the planning and buying of local online media for agencies throughout North America. Centro facilitates the buying and selling of online advertising among national, regional, and local agencies and thousands of local online publishers. "
target: SiteScout
SiteScout is the world's leading self-serve platform for buying banner ads on the web and on mobile devices. The company's easy-to-use platform, transparent reporting and real-time control deliver unparalleled performance for brands, marketers and agencies.
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$40
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closed 5/20/2020 via PR Web

Perseus Group, acquired Tune, Inc.

synopsis: TUNE, a partner marketing platform, was acquired into the Perseus operating group of Constellation Software. The addition of TUNE, along with previous acquisitions, allows Perseus to offer the largest source of software for performance marketing professionals and networks, worldwide.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Perseus Group
The Perseus Group is an operating group of Constellation Software Inc. Perseus acquires and invests in software businesses that are committed to providing long-term solutions and life-long partnerships to customers. "
target: Tune, Inc.
TUNE builds technology that powers successful marketing partnerships across mobile and web. The TUNE Partner Marketing Platform is the industry’s most flexible SaaS platform for building, managing, and growing partner programs for Advertisers and Networks.
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closed 10/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

The Weather Network, acquired Addictive Mobility

synopsis: Continuing its transformation to an Information Networks and Data Solutions business, Pelmorex Corp., operator of The Weather Network, MétéoMédia, Eltiempo.es and Clima brands, announced the acquisition of Addictive Mobility, Canada's largest mobile-first data management and media buying platform.
buyer: The Weather Network
Pelmorex Media Inc. blends science, technology and creativity to produce leading multi-platform weather and traveler information services. Flagship brands include The Weather Network and MétéoMédia, Canada's most popular weather and information websites and applications. "
target: Addictive Mobility
Addictive Mobility is a Canada-based mobile advertising technology company that works with many Fortune 500 brands. The company’s vision is to solve the marketing challenges of tomorrow’s CMOs by building the world’s most agile technology platform that is holistic, efficient, and transparent.
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closed 10/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

The Weather Network, acquired Addictive Mobility

synopsis: Continuing its transformation to an Information Networks and Data Solutions business, Pelmorex Corp., operator of The Weather Network, MétéoMédia, Eltiempo.es and Clima brands, announced the acquisition of Addictive Mobility, Canada's largest mobile-first data management and media buying platform.
buyer: The Weather Network
Pelmorex Media Inc. blends science, technology and creativity to produce leading multi-platform weather and traveler information services. Flagship brands include The Weather Network and MétéoMédia, Canada's most popular weather and information websites and applications. "
target: Addictive Mobility
Addictive Mobility is a Canada-based mobile advertising technology company that works with many Fortune 500 brands. The company’s vision is to solve the marketing challenges of tomorrow’s CMOs by building the world’s most agile technology platform that is holistic, efficient, and transparent.
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closed 9/12/2012 via PR Web

Travelers Network, acquired Beat The Traffic

synopsis: Beat The Traffic is a leading provider of vehicle traffic reporting solutions for broadcast media and consumers. The acquisition of Beat The Traffic by Pelmorex Media enhances Pelmorex's traffic and traveler-related information and paves the way for the company’s upcoming launch of Travelers Network in late October.
buyer parent: The Weather Network
buyer: Travelers Network
Travelers Network is a trusted advisor providing you intelligent and comprehensive information about your trip, so you can efficiently and successfully complete your journey. The Traveler's Network app and web site provide you with all the information you need to plan your trip. "
target: Beat The Traffic
Triangle Software LLC d/b/a Beat the Traffic is the fastest-growing provider of vehicle traffic reporting solutions for broadcast media.
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announced 7/2/2012 via BusinessWire

Weather Channel Interactive, Inc., will acquire Weather Underground, Inc.

synopsis: The Weather Channel Companies announced an agreement to acquire Weather Underground, a leading provider of Web based weather data. Weather Underground’s popular site wunderground.com and its portfolio of mobile applications will continue to operate and its employees will become a part of TWCC.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: Weather Channel Interactive, Inc.
The Weather Channel companies are made up of The Weather Channel® television network, The Weather Channel digital properties, and WSI. The Weather Channel is based in Atlanta and is seen in more than 100 million U.S. households. TWCC also operates Weatherscan®, a 24-hour all-local weather network. "
target: Weather Underground, Inc.
The world's first online weather service, Weather Underground is committed to delivering the most comprehensive, reliable weather information possible. It provides free weather data to millions of unique users every day on its website wunderground and across other digital platforms.
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closed 9/11/2007 via PR Newswire

Weather Channel Interactive, Inc., acquired Weather Bonk

synopsis: The Weather Channel Interactive announced the acquisition through an affiliate of the assets of Weather Bonk. The purchase also includes Golf Bonk and Ski Bonk outdoor sports sites each featuring innovative mashups similar to weatherbonk.com.
buyer parent: Landmark Communications, Inc.
buyer: Weather Channel Interactive, Inc.
The Weather Channel Interactive is the leading provider of broadband and wireless weather products including weather.com. weather.com helps users plan their lives by delivering timely current conditions, expert forecasts and relevant lifestyle content for 98,000 locations worldwide. "
target: Weather Bonk
Weather Bonk is a Web 2.0 property that incorporates user generated and partner content, links to other sites, and current weather conditions and forecasts. The site features mashups, with the different information overlaid on Google maps. The company also owns Golf Bonk and Ski Bonk.
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closed 5/5/2016 via PR Newswire

Eyeball Surfcheck Ltd. merged with Surfline,

synopsis: Surfline/Wavetrak Inc. announced it has merged with Eyeball Surfcheck Ltd. The merger expands surfers' access to surf cameras in the UK on both the Eyeball and Surfline platforms. Eyeball provides surf and weather conditions for the North Devon coastline through live streaming webcams. Both Surfline and Eyeball now offer 15 live HD surf cameras.
buyer: Surfline
Surfline specializes in providing live and predicted ocean weather information, editorial content, and consulting services worldwide. Surfline has built the largest streaming coastal HD cam network and merged premier surf forecasts and editorial talent with industry-leading technology. "
target: Eyeball Surfcheck Ltd.
Eyeball SurfCheck is the premier digital destination for surfers visiting the North Devon coastline. Originally providing surf and weather conditions through photos and a brief report of conditions, Eyeball has evolved with technological developments, allowing for live streaming webcams.
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closed 3/4/2009 via Folio: First Day

Mother Nature Network, purchased Plentymag.com from Plenty Magazine

synopsis: Earlier this year, cash-strapped “green” consumer magazine Plenty and its companion web site folded. Now, PlentyMag.com has been acquired by the Mother Nature Network, an environmental news and information site founded by Rolling Stones Keyboardist Chuck Leavell.
buyer: Mother Nature Network
Launched in January 2009, Mother Nature Network is already one of the Internet's leading and most recognized resources for environmental news and information. "
seller: Plenty Magazine
Plenty is an environmental media company dedicated to exploring and giving voice to the green revolution that will define the 21st Century.
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announced 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Bloomberg L.P., will acquire CityLab

synopsis: Bloomberg Media will acquire CityLab, The Atlantic’s news site for solutions-based journalism on urban innovation and the future of cities. Bloomberg will also acquire the CityLab event series, a global summit that gathers mayors and urban leaders to discuss and share creative, scalable solutions to the major challenges faced by cities globally.
buyer: Bloomberg L.P.
Bloomberg is a global business and financial information and news leader that gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people, and ideas. "
target parent: Emerson Collective
target: CityLab
CityLab was founded as a stand-alone site by The Atlantic in 2011. CityLab investigates the trends and innovative solutions shaping the urban future, focusing on the biggest ideas and most pressing issues facing the world’s metro areas and neighborhoods.
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closed 10/9/2019 via DGAP

Fast Finance24, acquired OK.de

synopsis: Fast Finance24 Holding AG, a mobile payday loan and consumer credit lender in Germany, has acquired OK.de, a free e-mail provider in Germany. OK.de provides unlimited online storage, an organizer, online games, and more. Their comparison tool allows users to compare prices for electricity, gas, car rentals, DSL, and more.
buyer: Fast Finance24 (XTRA:CSY:$0.05)
Fast Finance 24 (FF24) is a mobile payday loan and consumer credit lender in Germany. FF24 provides tailored financial services to underbanked people facing short-term economic issue. They offer payday loans up to 400€ with a maturity period of up to 30 days. "
target: OK.de
OK.de is a free e-mail provider in Germany. OK.de provides unlimited online storage, an organizer, online games, and more. OK.de also provides news about Germany, lifestyle, sports, and politics. Their comparison tool allows users to compare prices for electricity, gas, car rentals, DSL, and more.
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closed 1/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Jonathan and Natalie Stewart, acquired Charlotte Lately, LLC

synopsis: Former Carolina Panther running back Jonathan Stewart and his wife, Natalie, has acquired Charlotte Lately. Charlotte Lately is an online and print publication that connects the ventures, people, and businesses in Charlotte, NC. Charlotte Lately provides their audience with recommendations of products, services and businesses that are noteworthy.
buyer: Jonathan and Natalie Stewart
Jonathan Stewart is an American football running back for the New York Giants of the National Football League. He was also the running back for the Carolina Panthers. His wife is Natalie Stewart. "
target: Charlotte Lately, LLC
Charlotte Lately is an online and print publication that connects the ventures, people, and businesses in Charlotte, NC. They provide their audience with recommendations of products, services and businesses that are noteworthy while creating a culture of community.
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closed 2/6/2017 via Company Press Release

Schneps Communications, acquired Brownstoner Media

synopsis: Brownstoner is excited to announce that it has been acquired by family-owned media company Schneps Communications. Brownstoner provides Brooklyn real estate news, lets users search NYC sales and rentals, and browse hundreds of New York City home improvement contractors, architects, and more.
buyer: Schneps Communications
Schneps Communications publishes QNS.com, HomeReporter.com, The Queens Courier, Courier Sun, Ridgewood Times, Times Newsweekly, BORO Magazine, LIC Courier Magazine, The Brooklyn Spectator, Spectator News and many other media outlets and events. "
target parent: BlankSlate
target: Brownstoner Media
Brownstoner provides Brooklyn real estate news, and lets users search NYC sales and rentals, and browse hundreds of New York City home improvement contractors, architects, and more.
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closed 3/18/2015 via Company Press Release

BlankSlate, acquired Brownstoner Media

synopsis: BlankSlate has announced their acquisition of Brownstoner, the leading site about Brooklyn real estate and renovation, and all the tangential topics that impact life inside and outside the home in Brooklyn; the site also boasts a Marketplace with over 3,000 real estate listings and 250 local businesses.
buyer: BlankSlate
BlankSlate is a digital marketing agency that specializes in forging local connections between brands, businesses, publishers, and audiences. "
target: Brownstoner Media
Brownstoner is the leading site about Brooklyn real estate and renovation, and all the tangential topics that impact life inside and outside the home in Brooklyn; the site also boasts a Marketplace with over 3,000 real estate listings and 250 local businesses.
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announced 1/16/2014 via Company Press Release

Hale Global, will acquire Patch Media Corporation

synopsis: AOL has sold a majority stake in Patch Media to Hale Global. Patch combines localized, professional journalism with community contribution and a platform that puts all town assets online – in effect, digitizing the community. Patch currently has “Patches” in five communities with four more in development. The company was founded in 2007.
buyer: Hale Global
Hale Global is a technology holding company with offices in Boston and New York. Hale Global partners with leading companies and their management teams to invest in and manage businesses facing operational or strategic inflection points. "
target parent: AOL Inc.
target: Patch Media Corporation
Founded in 2007 and headquartered in New York, Patch combines localized, professional journalism with community contribution and a platform that puts all town assets online – in effect, digitizing the community. Patch currently has “Patches” in five communities with four more in development.
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closed 11/14/2013 via BNC Analysis

LB Interactive LLC, acquired Lagunabeach.com

synopsis: LB Interactive LLC purchased Lagunabeach.com from The Castello Cities Internet Network for an undisclosed sum. LagunaBeach.com is the intuitive worldwide brand for Laguna Beach, California. They feature and promote local businesses, writers, features and events.
buyer: LB Interactive LLC
LB Interactive LLC operates as a media company and owns a website that offers information about the city's businesses, writers and events. The company is based in Laguna Beach, California. "
target parent: The Castello Cities Internet Network
target: Lagunabeach.com
LagunaBeach.com is the intuitive worldwide brand for Laguna Beach, CA. They feature and promote local businesses, writers, features and events. The team at LagunaBeach.com works with local entities, businesses and brands in its effort to continue to showcase Laguna Beach's greatness to the world.
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closed 4/3/2013 via PR Newswire

Pacific Software Publishing, Inc., acquired OKIRON Design, Inc.

synopsis: Pacific Software Publishing, Inc. announced the purchase of OKIRON Design, Inc.'s assets, which shall include all of OKIRON Design, Inc.'s services, clients and the SanDiegoTown.com community portal. OKIRON Design, Inc. has been in business in San Diego since 1999, providing web development and hosting services primarily to the Japanese community.
buyer: Pacific Software Publishing, Inc.
Pacific Software Publishing, Inc. is a web hosting and Internet solutions company located in Bellevue, WA. The company provides domain name, web, and email hosting, data storage, and original software to over 38,000 companies in both the U.S. and Japanese markets. "
target: OKIRON Design, Inc.
Since 1999, OKIRON Design, Inc. has managed web marketing strategy, business solutions, design and printing for their clients. OKIRON Design Inc. also operates SanDiegoTown.com, one of the most popular Japanese community sites in San Diego.
price ($mm)
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announced 3/12/2012 via BNC Analysis

Reade Brower, will acquire Village NetMedia Inc.

synopsis: Reade Brower signed a letter of intent to purchase all the remaining assets of Village Net Media, including the Courier Gazette, the Camden Herald, the Republican Journal, Capital Weekly, Bar Harbor Times, and all Village Soup assets.
buyer: Reade Brower
Reade Brower is the founder and president of The Free Press. "
target: Village NetMedia Inc.
Village NetMedia Inc. is a newspaper publishing house based in Rockland, Maine. It operates the Web site VillageSoup and two community newspapers.
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closed 1/9/2012 via Market Wire

BIZX, LLC, acquired We Do it All Vegas

synopsis: BIZX, LLC, one of the fastest growing privately held web media companies in the U.S., announced the acquisition of www.wedoitallvegas.com, a highly ranked Vegas destination travel website offering some of the best Las Vegas deals, discounts and coupons.
buyer: BIZX, LLC
BIZX and its affiliates own and operate hundreds of consumer and business focused websites operating in diverse subject matter domains such as travel, telecommunications, business advice and VoIP products and services. "
target: We Do it All Vegas
We Do it All Vegas was founded in 2001 and went online in early 2002. It has been one of the leaders in providing a great user experience for people looking for Las Vegas Information, Coupons, Casino discounts and offers, reviews of Shows, Tours, an active Las Vegas forum and much more.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/4/2011 via BNC Analysis

Patch Media Corporation, acquired Outside.in

synopsis: AOL’s Patch has acquired hyperlocal news aggregator Outside.In. Outside.In is a local news aggregator aimed at bringing together all the hyperlocal news around a given location. Via its search portal, you simply enter your zipcode, neighborhood or address and the site will surface the most relevant news in your particular area.
buyer parent: AOL Inc.
buyer: Patch Media Corporation
Founded in 2007 and headquartered in New York, Patch combines localized, professional journalism with community contribution and a platform that puts all town assets online – in effect, digitizing the community. Patch currently has “Patches” in five communities with four more in development. "
target: Outside.in
Outside.in is the leading hyperlocal content and advertising platform used by millions of consumers and thousands of local bloggers and publishers each month. Outside.in organizes news and information around more than 57,830 neighborhoods across the United States.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 10/19/2010 via PR Newswire

LivingSocial.com, acquired Urban Escapes New York

synopsis: Leading social shopping site LivingSocial announced the acquisition of social adventure company Urban Escapes. LivingSocial will now be able to exclusively offer its 10 million subscribers-strong worldwide community a host of diverse, fun and unique adventures and experiences, produced by a team of on-the-ground experts.
buyer: LivingSocial.com
LivingSocial is the commerce leader behind LivingSocial Deals, a social buying program that invites people and their friends to save up to 50% to 70% percent each day at their favorite restaurants, spas, sporting events, hotels and other local attractions in major markets. "
target: Urban Escapes New York
Urban Escapes is redefining social adventure for young professionals throughout the country. From Zen Escape Yoga Hikes to Boulder and Brew Tours™, each of their unique itineraries embraces the fun and active lifestyle we believe in. On an Urban Escape, there’s never a dull moment.
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closed 8/17/2009 via paidContent.org

MSNBC Interactive News LLC, acquired EveryBlock

synopsis: MSNBC Interactive is making a hyperlocal push, with the purchase of EveryBlock, which offers updates culled from public records—like 911 dispatches—and news sources in 15 cities.
buyer parent: General Electric Company
buyer: MSNBC Interactive News LLC
MSNBC Interactive News LLC, an online channel, provides health, entertainment, business, and science/technology news. It also operates an online news site, which offers print and multimedia content. "
target: EveryBlock
EveryBlock filters an assortment of local news by location so you can keep track of what’s happening on your block, in your neighborhood and all over your city. If it’s in your neighborhood and it happened recently, it’s news on EveryBlock.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/11/2009 via BusinessWire

AOL, LLC., acquired Patch Media Corporation

synopsis: AOL has announced the acquisition of Patch Media Corporation (www.patch.com), a local news and information platform aimed at serving local towns and communities.
buyer parent: Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: AOL, LLC. (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL’s business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers. "
target: Patch Media Corporation
Founded in 2007 and headquartered in New York, Patch combines localized, professional journalism with community contribution and a platform that puts all town assets online – in effect, digitizing the community. Patch currently has “Patches” in five communities with four more in development.
price ($mm)
$2.25
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/20/2009 via PR Newswire

Norsan Multimedia, acquired Descubrecharlotte.com

synopsis: DescubreCharlotte.com is now another product of Norsan Multimedia. By creating this strategic partnership, Norsan Multimedia has become the dominant player in North Carolina's media market. The popular web site will provide more services and updated technologies.
buyer: Norsan Multimedia
Norsan Multimedia is one of the fastest growing Latino broadcasting groups in the country, with stations in Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee, as well as print publications in North Carolina and Florida. "
target: Descubrecharlotte.com
DescubreCharlotte.Com is an informative and interactive portal in Spanish & English created to contribute to the development of the Latin community within the city of Charlotte, NC and its surrounding areas.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/13/2008 via BusinessWire

Centro, acquired Real Cities Network

synopsis: Centro, which provides the leading local online media planning and buying software platform, has purchased Real Cities, one of largest and most respected online newspaper buying services, from The McClatchy Company. The transaction closed on August 12, 2008. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Centro
Centro provides the technology platform and services to ease the planning and buying of local online media for agencies throughout North America. Centro facilitates the buying and selling of online advertising among national, regional, and local agencies and thousands of local online publishers. "
target parent: The McClatchy Company
target: Real Cities Network
The Real Cities Network is the largest national network of local news websites and is operated by McClatchy Interactive. More than 1,500 newspapers are members of the network, representing some of the largest newspaper companies in the industry and more than 80 DMAs.
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EQ Works
EQ Works
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Ticker: AIM:APPS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AppScatter
AppScatter
Based in the UK, AppScatter is a B2B SaaS platform that distributes, manages and monitors mobile apps across multiple app stores worldwide. Its centralized distribution and management platform integrates with the world’s top app stores serving thousands of app developers.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Mobiquity Technologies
Mobiquity Technologies
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Ticker: TTD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Trade Desk, Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
$64.25
EBIT ($mm)
$60.72
Net Income ($mm)
$37.68
Employees
467
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Ticker: NYSE:RAMP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LiveRamp
LiveRamp
LiveRamp provides the identity platform leveraged by brands and their partners to deliver innovative products and exceptional experiences. LiveRamp IdentityLink connects people, data, and devices across the digital and physical world.
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rev ($mm)
$285.62
EBITDA ($mm)
($154.53)
EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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Employees
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Marin Software
Marin Software
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$99.35
EBITDA ($mm)
($26.83)
EBIT ($mm)
($33.63)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
500
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Feedforce Inc.
Feedforce Inc.
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Vianet Group plc
Vianet Group plc
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rev ($mm)
$18.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.66
EBIT ($mm)
$3.19
Net Income ($mm)
$1.49
Employees
159
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Globo Plc
The Globo Group has established itself as one of the market leaders in the Greek ICT market. It provides e-business and telecom software products and related services to the private and governmental sectors in Greece as well as developing and operating broadband wired and wireless networks.
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$97.49
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.39
EBIT ($mm)
$35.60
Net Income ($mm)
$34.53
Employees
165
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Ticker: LLNW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks, Inc. provides solutions that enable business and technology decision makers to profit from the shift of content and advertising to the online world, the explosive growth of mobile and connected devices, and the migration of IT applications and services into the cloud.
year
2013
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$177.70
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.67)
EBIT ($mm)
($40.60)
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axélero S.p.A.
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rev ($mm)
$51.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.31
EBIT ($mm)
$3.12
Net Income ($mm)
$1.49
Employees
21
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Cxense
Cxense
Cxense helps businesses succeed in a digital world. Using audience data and advanced real-time analytics, Cxense creates hyper-relevant content recommendations, targeted advertising and predictive search that help increase digital revenue for publishers and e-commerce businesses.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$19.56
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.29)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.28)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
104
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Piksel
Piksel
Piksel people create and manage OTT video monetization solutions for some of the world’s leading media brands: AT&T U-verse, BSkyB, Celcom, Channel 4, Mediaset, Sky Deutschland, Sky Italia, Televisa Mexico, Vodafone and more.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$214.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.04
EBIT ($mm)
$14.12
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1300
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Ticker: RMKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rainmaker Systems, Inc.
Rainmaker Systems, Inc.
Rainmaker Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of business-to-business sales and marketing services. Our core services include complete lead qualification and management, new product sales, channel enablement, subscription renewals, and service contract sales.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$47.79
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.43)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.03)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
950
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Ticker: LOCM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Local.com Corporation
Local.com Corporation
Local.com Corporation, a leading online local media company, enables brick-and-mortar businesses to connect with online customers using a variety of digital marketing products. The company reaches more than 20 million consumers each month on the flagship Local.com website.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$97.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSX:UR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
UrtheCast
UrtheCast
UrtheCast serves the geospatial and geo-analytics markets with a range of information-rich products and services. They own and operate 2 Earth Observation (EO) satellites. They process and distribute imagery data and value-added products on a global scale to partners & customers in multiple markets.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$20.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($19.05)
EBIT ($mm)
($27.43)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
199
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Ticker: ICPA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IC Places Inc.
IC Places Inc.
IC Places is a New Media company that produces weekly entertainment content for several different mediums. It has agrrements to place its content before more then 300 million people a month, giving the company one of the largest distributions foot prints on the planet.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$0.03
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.02)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.02)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2
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Ticker: SEEK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TheDirectory.com, Inc.
TheDirectory.com, Inc.
TheDirectory.com is a diversified Local Internet search company that owns and operates a network of locally targeted category specific search destinations anchored by its Local business search engine www.TheDirectory.com.
year
2007
rev ($mm)
$0.03
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.53)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.53)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1
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