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Ströer Media, acquired optimise-it GmbH

synopsis: Ströer, a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, has acquired optimise-it GmbH, one of the leading chat service providers in Europe. In addition to classic sales and service text chat, optimise-it also offers extensions for video chat, co-browsing, social chat, ad chat and more.
buyer: Ströer Media (DB:SAX:$1,814.79)
Ströer Media is a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, and offers its advertising customers individualized and fully integrated premium communications solutions. In the field of digital media, Ströer is setting new standards for innovation and quality in Europe. "
target: optimise-it GmbH
optimise-it GmbH is one of the leading chat service providers in Europe. In addition to classic sales and service text chat, optimise-it also offers extensions for video chat, co-browsing, social chat, ad chat and more.
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closed 11/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Dura Software, acquired Lane Data Solutions Inc.

synopsis: San Antonio-based private investment company Dura Software has acquired Lane, a global provider of integrated messaging platforms within the health care, banking and commercial markets. Lane's services include secure fax and closed network communications, and Dura expects to build on that infrastructure to create new capabilities.
buyer: Dura Software
Dura Software specializes in hyper-niche software products that fit narrow but mission-critical use cases for business customers. Dura buys software products from owners wanting an exit to operate with no intention to sell. Sellers know their employees, customers, and reputation will be protected. "
target: Lane Data Solutions Inc.
Lane is a global provider of integrated messaging platforms within the health care, banking and commercial markets. Founded in 1976 by Dick Lane, the company provides services in more than 50 countries.
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closed 10/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

D1 Brazil, acquired Smarkio

synopsis: D1, a customer experience management platform in Brazil, has acquired Smarkio, a multi-channel marketing automation software solution in Brazil and Portugal. Smarkio's cloud-based solution automates communication between brands and their consumers. Their platform uses AI and chatbots to help brands improve their customer service.
buyer: D1 Brazil
D1 is a customer experience management platform in Brazil. D1 allows companies to create documents, design journeys, and monitor the performance of their communications and customer engagement. Their platform helps brands to save money and focus on their most efficient communication channels. "
target: Smarkio
Smarkio is a multi-channel marketing automation software solution in Brazil and Portugal. Smarkio's cloud-based solution automates communication between brands and their consumers. Their platform uses AI and chatbots to help brands improve their customer service.
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$15
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closed 10/7/2020 via PR Newswire

Ruby Receptionists, acquired Pure Chat

synopsis: Ruby, the premier provider of live virtual receptionist and chat services for small businesses, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Pure Chat. Based in Scottsdale, Arizona, Pure Chat provides live self-chat software as well as an AI-powered chat technology called Artibot.
buyer parent: Updata Partners
buyer: Ruby Receptionists
Ruby® cultivates great relationships for more than 10,000 businesses and their customers. Their proprietary, leading-edge technology empowers live virtual receptionists to deliver personalized experiences while allowing business owners to spend more time serving customers and growing their business."
target: Pure Chat
Pure Chat was born with a simple premise: to help entrepreneurs and small teams have better conversations with leads and customers. Since launching in 2012, small businesses have generated over three million chats on the Pure Chat platform.
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closed 9/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

Afinum Management GmbH, acquired Threema GmbH

synopsis: AFINUM has acquired Threema GmbH, the Swiss developer and provider of the leading European secure messenger solution for professional and personal communication. As part of this transaction, the three founders have made a substantial reinvestment and will continue to run the company as managing directors.
buyer: Afinum Management GmbH
Afinum has been founded in 2000 by a team that knew each other well before that. Afinum invests in small- and medium-sized companies and is one of the leading mid-cap investment firms in the German-speaking region. "
target: Threema GmbH
Threema GmbH is a Swiss developer and provider of the leading European secure messenger solution for professional and personal communication. Threema is designed to generate as little user data as possible, and all communication is always end-to-end encrypted.
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closed 7/29/2020 via PR Newswire

Zenvia Mobile e Serviços Digitais S.A., acquired Sirena

synopsis: Zenvia, a technology company that simplifies the relationship between companies and consumers, announces the acquisition of Sirena, a startup that offers communication solution for sales teams via WhatsApp. With the deal, the Brazilian company starts operating throughout Latin America, with offices in the USA, Argentina, Brazil and Mexico.
buyer: Zenvia Mobile e Serviços Digitais S.A.
Zenvia, driven by the purpose of Simplifying the World, enables 8,000 companies to simplify the experience of 200 million people through its Communication Platform. Zenvia's innovative technology allows it to adopt channels such as WhatsApp, SMS and Voice at any time during the customer's journey. "
target: Sirena
Sirena helps organizations to simplify communication via WhatsApp with their customers. Sirena's technology allows centralizing WhatsApp communication for sales teams, automating part of the consumer journey through bots, and broadcasting value notifications to the end customer.
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closed 6/24/2020 via PR Newswire

CloudEngage, acquired AnswerDash

synopsis: CloudEngage, the world's most intuitive web personalization platform, today announced the acquisition of AnswerDash, a leading provider of AI powered self-service support and ecommerce solutions. The AnswerDash AI-powered self-service support platform enables companies to deliver the right information in the right place at the right time.
buyer: CloudEngage
CloudEngage provides the world's most intuitive personalization ecosystem at an industry-best price. CloudEngage helps organizations deliver unique and tailored experiences to their web visitors, significantly increasing conversion rates. "
target: AnswerDash
The AnswerDash AI-powered self-service support platform enables companies to deliver the right information in the right place at the right time, on websites, mobile apps or chat. AnswerDash integrates with the most popular knowledge bases and ticketing systems, including Freshdesk, and Salesforce.
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announced 5/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

CM Telecom, will acquire CX Company

synopsis: CM.com, a global Conversational Commerce platform, will acquire CX Company, a Dutch cloud-based digital conversation platform designed to automatically engage customers in a personalized manner via virtual assistants, intelligent chatbots, and conversational artificial intelligence (AI).
buyer: CM Telecom (ENXTAM:CMCOM:$105.81)
Netherlands-based CM provides Conversational Commerce services from its cloud platform that connects enterprises and brands to the mobile phones of consumers worldwide. CM is also a licensed Payment Service Provider, offering card payments, domestic payment methods, and integrated payment methods. "
target: CX Company
Netherlands-based CX Company is a European leader in Conversational AI, Virtual Assistant, and Chatbots. CX Company helps its clients with personalized and automated conversations that drive improved customer experience and increase self-service rates.
price ($mm)
$17
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$7
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closed 4/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Alltech France, acquired Azendoo SAS

synopsis: The start-up Azendoo has found a buyer to continue the development of its SaaS collaboration solution. Alltech, a player in the digital transformation of companies, headquartered in Bordeaux, has acquired Azendo, a French messaging app used by remote teams.
buyer: Alltech France
Based in France, Alltech Consulting was born from an offer of expertise in the fields of Web and mobile. Alltech's main activity is the field of engineering and consulting in new technologies, especially in the IT development sector. "
target: Azendoo SAS
Azendoo is a work collaboration platform, available both on desktop and mobile, and a digital transformation specialist. One of the fastest growing startups in France, Azendoo is a messaging app used by remote teams. It was founded in 2011 by Benoit Droulin and Grégory Lefort.
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announced 3/19/2020 via Company Press Release

Sinch AB, will acquire Chatlayer bvba

synopsis: Sinch AB, a global leader in cloud communications for mobile customer engagement, will acquire Chatlayer BV. Founded in Antwerp in early 2018, ChatLayer.ai is a cloud-based software platform that lets businesses create multi-lingual chatbots and voicebots using Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Natural Language Understanding (NLU).
buyer: Sinch AB (OM:SINCH:$598.32)
Sinch brings businesses and people closer with tools enabling personal engagement. Its leading cloud communications platform lets businesses reach every mobile phone on the planet, in seconds or less, through mobile messaging, voice and video. "
target: Chatlayer bvba
Founded in 2018, Chatlayer is a platform to build high-performing chat- and voicebots that work in 100+ languages. Its custom-built AI ensures superior Natural Language Understanding and provides business users with actionable insights and advice on how to improve bot performance.
price ($mm)
$7.81
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$1
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closed 2/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Freshworks Inc., acquired AnswerIQ

synopsis: Freshworks has acquired AnswerIQ, a Seattle-area that sells AI-powered customer service software. San Mateo, Calif.-based Freshworks also sells customer service products, and the acquisition will complement its existing platform. AnsweriQ's suite of products help customer service leaders automate information and process-based cases.
buyer: Freshworks Inc.
Freshworks provides customer engagement software, making it easy for customer support, sales and marketing professionals to communicate with customers. Freshworks offers a full suite of SaaS products that lets businesses share a 360-degree view of relevant customer information internally. "
target: AnswerIQ
AnsweriQ is an intelligent automation solution for customer service. Using the power of AI and IPA, AnsweriQ's suite of products help customer service leaders automate information and process-based cases.
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announced 1/28/2020 via BusinessWire

ServiceNow, will acquire Passage AI

synopsis: ServiceNow announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Passage AI, a Mountain View, Calif.-based natural language understanding and processing platform that can be used to create a deep conversational interface for any website or business. Customers can use this interface to get automated responses to their questions about products or service.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$3,717.85)
ServiceNow's cloud-based platform and solutions deliver digital experiences that help people do their best work. Their applications automate, predict, digitize, and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, Customer Service, Security Operations, and Human Resources. "
target: Passage AI
Passage AI is a Mountain View, Calif.-based natural language understanding and processing platform that can be used to create a deep conversational interface for any website or business. Customers can use this interface to get automated responses to their questions about products or service.
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closed 12/11/2019 via BusinessWire

LiveVox, Inc., acquired Teckst

synopsis: LiveVox, the leading provider of customer service and digital engagement tools, announced the acquisition of privately-held Teckst, a leader in enterprise messaging, whose platform enables real-time interactions across all major and emerging messaging channels (e.g., SMS, WhatsApp, FB Messenger, and Viber).
buyer parent: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: LiveVox, Inc.
LiveVox is a leading provider of cloud contact center solutions. Through a patented PCI-certified cloud platform and redundant IP/MPLS mesh, LiveVox enables fast deployment of contact center solutions from the cloud, offering customers full control to manage their day-to-day business requirements. "
target: Teckst
Founded in 2014, Teckst enables real-time, human-to-human text and mobile messaging between brands and their customers. The application integrates seamlessly with CRMs, allowing support agents and sales reps to respond directly to SMS and chat messages within their current workflow.
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announced 9/26/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Sinch AB, will acquire myElefant

synopsis: Sinch AB (publ), a global leader in cloud communications for mobile customer engagement, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire myElefant, a mobile messaging SaaS platform that allows brands to improve their customers’ engagement across all mobile messaging channels.
buyer: Sinch AB (OM:SINCH:$598.32)
Sinch is a trusted software provider to mobile operators, and its platform powers business-critical communications for many of the world’s largest companies. Sinch brings businesses and people closer with tools enabling personal engagement. "
target: myElefant
Based in France, myElefant publishes a mobile messaging SaaS platform that allows brands to improve their customers’ engagement across all mobile messaging channels. The company is one of the first to adopt conversational messaging technologies such as RCS, Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp.
price ($mm)
$20
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$12
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$1
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closed 7/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Haptik Infotech Pvt Ltd, acquired CONVRG Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Haptik announced it has acqui-hired Convrg, a Los Angeles-based startup that develops chatbots, to serve customers in North America. Convrg is a B2B omni-channel automated voice and messaging platform for enterprise brands that want to reach their consumer on messaging apps and voice assistants.
buyer parent: Reliance Industries Limited
buyer: Haptik Infotech Pvt Ltd
Aakrit Vaish and Swapan Rajdev founded Haptik in 2013, as a chat based virtual concierge mobile application. Haptik is one of the world's largest conversational AI platforms. It has processed more than 2 billion interactions till date, with a client list that includes Samsung, Coca-Cola, and more. "
target: CONVRG Technologies, Inc.
Convrg is a Los Angeles-based startup that develops chatbots, to serve customers in North America. Convrg is a B2B omni-channel automated voice and messaging platform for enterprise brands that want to reach their consumer on messaging apps and voice assistants, using a consistent brand voice.
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closed 5/23/2019 via BusinessWire

Zendesk, acquired Smooch Technologies Holdings ULC

synopsis: Zendesk, Inc., a customer service software company, announced it has acquired Smooch Technologies Holdings ULC, the Montreal-based company behind Smooch, a platform connecting businesses with customers to power more personalized and human conversations.
buyer: Zendesk (ZEN:$650.44)
Zendesk provides a customer service platform designed to bring organizations and their customers closer together. Zendesk serves businesses across a multitude of industries, with more than 145,000 paid customer accounts offering service and support in more than 30 languages. "
target: Smooch Technologies Holdings ULC
Smooch Technologies Holdings ULC is the Montreal-based company behind Smooch, a platform connecting businesses with customers to power more personalized and human conversations.
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closed 5/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

JivoChat, acquired Moxchat

synopsis: JivoChat, an online business communication tool that operates on the freemium model, has acquired MoxChat, the most complete chat platform for websites. Moxchat allows users to talk to customers in real time and have a unique experience in sales and service.
buyer: JivoChat
JivoChat is an online business communication tool that operates on the freemium model. JivoChat has clients such as Uninter, Efacil and Enviou. Among the names served by the tool, 60% are e-commerce companies "
target: Moxchat
Moxchat is the most complete chat platform for websites. Moxchat allows users to talk to customers in real time and have a unique experience in sales and service.
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closed 5/16/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

NICE inContact, acquired Brand Embassy

synopsis: NICE announces the next generation of customer service: Smart Digital Conversations, enabled by the acquisition of Brand Embassy, a leading provider of digital customer engagement. NICE will embed Brand Embassy in CXone (NICE InContact CXone), NICE’s leading cloud customer experience (CX) platform.
buyer parent: NICE Systems Ltd
buyer: NICE inContact (SAAS:$233.04)
NICE inContact provides the world’s #1 cloud customer experience platform, NICE inContact CXone™, combining best-in-class Omnichannel Routing, Workforce Optimization, Analytics, Automation and Artificial Intelligence on an Open Cloud Foundation. "
target: Brand Embassy
Brand Embassy is an omnichannel cloud-based customer service platform providing integrated social media, messaging, live chat and AI-powered chatbot service. The fast-growing company is headquartered in Prague, with offices in Boston, San Diego, London and Dubai.
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closed 5/13/2019 via PR Newswire

Pegasystems, Inc., acquired InTheChat

synopsis: Pegasystems Inc., the software company empowering digital transformation at the world's leading enterprises, has acquired In The Chat (ITC), an enterprise-grade digital customer service platform provider that unifies text messaging, social media, live chat, email, messengers, and chatbots into a seamless conversation.
buyer: Pegasystems, Inc. (PEGA:$868.95)
Pegasystems delivers business agility and empowers organizations to rapidly improve execution and seize new opportunities. Pegasystems is the recognized leader in business process management and is also ranked as a leader in customer relationship management software by leading industry analysts. "
target: InTheChat
In The Chat (ITC) is a digital customer service platform provider that unifies text messaging, social media, live chat, email, messengers, and chatbots into a seamless conversation with customers. ITC enables customers to contact brands through the messaging channel of their choice.
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closed 5/8/2019 via Company Press Release

MINDBODY Inc., acquired Bowtie Labs, Inc.

synopsis: MINDBODY, the leading technology platform for the wellness industry, announced the acquisition of Bowtie.ai, an automated AI-driven virtual receptionist solution for appointment-based businesses. Bowtie automatically books clients, answers questions and enables live chat over SMS and web.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: MINDBODY Inc. (MB:$228.91)
MINDBODY Inc. is the leading technology platform for the wellness services industry. Local wellness entrepreneurs worldwide use MINDBODY's integrated software and payments platform to run, market and build their businesses. "
target: Bowtie Labs, Inc.
Bowtie is an AI Receptionist for businesses that chats with customers to book appointments, answer questions, and more. Bowtie's mission is to bring freedom and peace of mind to business owners so they can focus on doing what they love.
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closed 9/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ströer Media, acquired optimise-it GmbH

synopsis: Ströer, a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, has acquired optimise-it GmbH, one of the leading chat service providers in Europe. In addition to classic sales and service text chat, optimise-it also offers extensions for video chat, co-browsing, social chat, ad chat and more.
buyer: Ströer Media (DB:SAX:$1,814.79)
Ströer Media is a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, and offers its advertising customers individualized and fully integrated premium communications solutions. In the field of digital media, Ströer is setting new standards for innovation and quality in Europe. "
target: optimise-it GmbH
optimise-it GmbH is one of the leading chat service providers in Europe. In addition to classic sales and service text chat, optimise-it also offers extensions for video chat, co-browsing, social chat, ad chat and more.
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closed 5/22/2019 via Company Press Release

TESTROOM GmbH merged with Content Fleet,

synopsis: TESTROOM GmbH, a digital editorial marketing agency that brings together expertise from all relevant disciplines, has merged with Content Fleet, one of the most successful digital content marketing agencies in Germany.
buyer parent: Ströer Media
buyer: Content Fleet
Content Fleet is one of the most successful digital content marketing agencies in Germany. Content Fleet covers the entire value chain, from conception, portal development, content creation to content distribution and performance monitoring. "
target: TESTROOM GmbH
Based in Germany, TESTROOM GmbH is a digital editorial marketing agency that brings together expertise from all relevant disciplines. They design non-paid campaigns and implement them for clients from various industries.
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closed 5/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Verdane Capital, acquired Conexus AS

synopsis: Nordic investor Verdane has bought an 80 per cent stake in Conexus from Ströer Venture GmbH and other shareholders. Conexus was founded in 2001 and provides digital learning platforms primarily for the Norwegian school sector.
buyer: Verdane Capital
Verdane funds provide flexible growth capital to fast growing software, consumer internet, energy or high-technology industry businesses. The funds are distinctive in that they can invest either in a single company, or in portfolios of companies. "
target parent: Ströer Media
target: Conexus AS
Conexus was founded in 2001 and provides digital learning platforms primarily for the Norwegian school sector. The business’ platform is used by thousands of schools and more than one million students globally.
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closed 3/31/2019 via Company Press Release

metacrew group GmbH, acquired Foodist GmbH

synopsis: Metacrew, the market leader in subscription commerce in Germany and Austria, has acquired Foodist, a German based company that specializes in food subscription boxes. They follow current health food trends and create handmade boxes full of specialty products from all over Europe.
buyer: metacrew group GmbH
Metacrew is the market leader in subscription commerce in Germany and Austria. Their subscription boxes include strong brands such as the Pink Box, Luxury Box, Brigitte Box and the Lindt Chocolate Club, with a focus on beauty products, food and beverages "
target parent: Ströer Media
target: Foodist GmbH
Foodist is a German based company that specializes in food subscription boxes. They follow current health food trends and create handmade boxes full of specialty products from all over Europe. Their different levels of subscriptions cater to all preferences.
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closed 9/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ströer Media, acquired optimise-it GmbH

synopsis: Ströer, a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, has acquired optimise-it GmbH, one of the leading chat service providers in Europe. In addition to classic sales and service text chat, optimise-it also offers extensions for video chat, co-browsing, social chat, ad chat and more.
buyer: Ströer Media (DB:SAX:$1,814.79)
Ströer Media is a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, and offers its advertising customers individualized and fully integrated premium communications solutions. In the field of digital media, Ströer is setting new standards for innovation and quality in Europe. "
target: optimise-it GmbH
optimise-it GmbH is one of the leading chat service providers in Europe. In addition to classic sales and service text chat, optimise-it also offers extensions for video chat, co-browsing, social chat, ad chat and more.
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closed 11/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

Ströer Media, acquired Neo Advertising Hamburg

synopsis: Ströer, a leading digital multi-channel media company, has acquired Neo Advertising Hamburg, one of the largest digital-out-of-home marketers in the world. With over 8,000 large-panel displays at the POS (point of sale) and POI (point of interest), Neo Advertising reaches some 5 million contacts each and every day.
buyer: Ströer Media (DB:SAX:$1,814.79)
Ströer Media is a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, and offers its advertising customers individualized and fully integrated premium communications solutions. In the field of digital media, Ströer is setting new standards for innovation and quality in Europe. "
target: Neo Advertising Hamburg
NeoAdvertising is one of the largest digital-out-of-home marketers in the world. It does not matter whether their customers are a sophisticated advertiser or an agency, they can provide them with adept digital display networks for an effective communication strategy tailored to a target group.
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announced 10/4/2017 via Company Press Release

Ströer Media, will acquire Yieldlove GmbH

synopsis: Ströer signed the purchase agreement to acquire a majority shareholding in the Hamburg-based start-up Yieldlove, a German optimisation platform for the programmatic marketing of digital web inventories.
buyer: Ströer Media (DB:SAX:$1,814.79)
Ströer Media is a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, and offers its advertising customers individualized and fully integrated premium communications solutions. In the field of digital media, Ströer is setting new standards for innovation and quality in Europe. "
target: Yieldlove GmbH
Yieldlove helps publishers to more effectively monetize their digital ad inventory. Yieldlove offers a monetization solution which lets all major SSPs (supply-side platforms) compete on the inventory via header bidding.
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announced 8/2/2017 via Company Press Release

Ströer Media, will acquire Ranger Marketing & Vertriebs GmbH

synopsis: Ströer, a provider of out-of-home and online advertising services, will acquire Ranger Marketing & Vertriebs GmbH from Waterland, a private equity investment group. Ranger is a leading outsourcing provider for direct sales services in Europe. Ranger's multichannel concept addresses customers on many levels and creates maximum sales potential.
buyer: Ströer Media (DB:SAX:$1,814.79)
Ströer Media is a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, and offers its advertising customers individualized and fully integrated premium communications solutions. In the field of digital media, Ströer is setting new standards for innovation and quality in Europe. "
target parent: Waterland Private Equity Investments
target: Ranger Marketing & Vertriebs GmbH
Ranger Marketing is one of the leading outsourcing providers for direct sales services in Europe. From door-to-door, B2B and shop to sales promotions, their unique multichannel concept addresses customers on many levels and creates maximum sales potential.
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$82
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$12
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closed 3/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

Ströer Digital Group GmbH, acquired Seeding Alliance GmbH

synopsis: The Ströer Digital Group, a company that provides digital advertising services for publishers and advertisers in the digital sector, has acquired Seeding Alliance, an advertising agency based in Germany that offers services in blog marketing, native advertising, social media marketing, and video marketing.
buyer parent: Ströer Media
buyer: Ströer Digital Group GmbH (DB:SAX:$1,113.16)
Ströer Digital Group GmbH provides digital advertising services for publishers and advertisers in the digital sector. It offers online and video marketing, and mobile and location-based advertising services. "
target: Seeding Alliance GmbH
Seeding Alliance is an advertising agency based in Germany that offers services in blog marketing, native advertising, social media marketing, and video marketing. It allows advertisers and publishers to publish digital advertisements.
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closed 3/3/2017 via BNC Analysis

Seeding Alliance GmbH, acquired Enliveo GmbH

synopsis: Seeding Alliance - and has now taken over 100 percent Adtech provider Enliveo. Enliveo focuses on measurable results that are important to its clients. Since November 2014, Seeding Alliance has already held 49 percent of Enliveo's business, which specializes in the development of ad server technologies.
buyer parent: Ströer Media
buyer: Seeding Alliance GmbH
Seeding Alliance is an advertising agency based in Germany that offers services in blog marketing, native advertising, social media marketing, and video marketing. It allows advertisers and publishers to publish digital advertisements. "
target: Enliveo GmbH
Enliveo focuses on measurable results that are important to its clients. Their web and mobile applications combine tailor-made planning and development to solve problems and drive businesses forward.
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closed 2/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

Ströer Media, acquired kajomi GmbH

synopsis: Ströer Media, a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, has acquired kajomi GmbH, one of the top providers of e-mail marketing in Germany. At their Munich/Martinsried site, kajomi GmbH has 21 employees that serve more than 500 customers.
buyer: Ströer Media (DB:SAX:$1,814.79)
Ströer Media is a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, and offers its advertising customers individualized and fully integrated premium communications solutions. In the field of digital media, Ströer is setting new standards for innovation and quality in Europe. "
target: kajomi GmbH
kajomi GmbH is one of the top providers in e-mail marketing in Germany and was founded in 2002. At the Munich / Martinsried site, they have 21 employees that serve more than 500 customers.
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closed 9/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

Ströer Media, acquired Vitalsana

synopsis: Ströer Media, a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, has acquired Vitalsana B.V., an online pharmacy that offers the sale of allergy, cold, homeopathy, diet, and mother and child supplies, as well as cosmetics, animal supplies, and fragrances.
buyer: Ströer Media (DB:SAX:$1,814.79)
Ströer Media is a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, and offers its advertising customers individualized and fully integrated premium communications solutions. In the field of digital media, Ströer is setting new standards for innovation and quality in Europe. "
target: Vitalsana
Vitalsana B.V. operates an online pharmacy. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Heerlen, the Netherlands. They offer the sale of allergy, cold, homeopathy, diet, and mother and child supplies, as well as cosmetics, animal supplies, and fragrances.
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$5.05
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announced 8/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

Ströer Media, will acquire Foodist GmbH

synopsis: The publicly-listed Ströer media company is taking over Foodist. Foodist ships an exclusive selection of international delicacies to its customers in Germany and Europe every month. Foodist’s clients can choose from two boxes, the gourmet box or the healthy box.
buyer: Ströer Media (DB:SAX:$1,814.79)
Ströer Media is a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, and offers its advertising customers individualized and fully integrated premium communications solutions. In the field of digital media, Ströer is setting new standards for innovation and quality in Europe. "
target: Foodist GmbH
Foodist ships an exclusive selection of international delicacies to its customers in Germany and Europe every month. Foodist’s clients can choose from two boxes, the gourmet box or the healthy box.
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announced 4/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

Ströer Media, will acquire stylefruits GmbH

synopsis: Ströer SE will acquire Stylefruits, a Munich based start-up founded in 2008. Stylefruits is the digital companion for fashion and lifestyle. With more than ten million monthly visits, eight million Facebook fans and more than three million app downloads, Stylefruits is the leading recommendation platform for fashion and living in Europe.
buyer: Ströer Media (DB:SAX:$1,814.79)
Ströer Media is a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, and offers its advertising customers individualized and fully integrated premium communications solutions. In the field of digital media, Ströer is setting new standards for innovation and quality in Europe. "
target: stylefruits GmbH
Stylefruits is the digital companion for fashion and lifestyle. With more than ten million monthly visits, eight million Facebook fans and more than three million app downloads, Stylefruits is the leading recommendation platform for fashion and living in Europe.
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announced 3/31/2016 via BNC Analysis

Ströer Media, will acquire StayFriends GmbH

synopsis: German provider of out-of-home and online advertising services Ströer, agreed to acquire StayFriends, the European social networking websites and services, from United Online, Inc., a leading provider of consumer products and services over the Internet.
buyer: Ströer Media (DB:SAX:$1,814.79)
Ströer Media is a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, and offers its advertising customers individualized and fully integrated premium communications solutions. In the field of digital media, Ströer is setting new standards for innovation and quality in Europe. "
target parent: United Online, Inc.
target: StayFriends GmbH
StayFriends is a leading website for reconnecting with former classmates in Europe. StayFriends creates a forum where visitors can rediscover all the important people from their school days, compile and share photos from their shared past and stay in touch with one another permanently.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

Ströer Media, will acquire BodyChange

synopsis: Ströer will acquire the Munich Startup Social Media Interactive, the creator of the BodyChange® movement, a healthy online weight loss and fitness program that is changing lives. Bodychange® is a simple and effective way to get slim.
buyer: Ströer Media (DB:SAX:$1,814.79)
Ströer Media is a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, and offers its advertising customers individualized and fully integrated premium communications solutions. In the field of digital media, Ströer is setting new standards for innovation and quality in Europe. "
target: BodyChange
Social Media Interactive is the creator of the BodyChange® movement, a healthy online weight loss and fitness program that is changing lives. Bodychange® is a simple and effective way to get slim.
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announced 12/18/2015 via BNC Analysis

Ströer Media, will acquire Statista GmbH

synopsis: Ströer SE, a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, signed a purchase agreemento acquire Statista, one of the leading statistics companies on the internet. Statista provides users with an innovative and intuitive tool for researching quantitative data, statistics and related information.
buyer: Ströer Media (DB:SAX:$1,814.79)
Ströer Media is a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, and offers its advertising customers individualized and fully integrated premium communications solutions. In the field of digital media, Ströer is setting new standards for innovation and quality in Europe. "
target: Statista GmbH
Statista Inc. is one of the leading statistics companies on the internet. With a team of over 200 statisticians, database experts, analysts, and editors, Statista provides users with an innovative and intuitive tool for researching quantitative data, statistics and related information.
price ($mm)
$62*
rev ($mm)
$22
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/18/2015 via Company Press Release

Ströer Digital Media GmbH, acquired KissMyAds

synopsis: KissMyAds is now part of Ströer Digital Media, Germany’s leading digital media marketer. KissMyAds is a Mobile Performance Marketing Network offering customized technical solutions to start and fine-tune all high performance campaigns on the mobile web. With Ströer, KissMyAds has found a partner to grow the mobile marketing industry of the future.
buyer parent: Ströer Media
buyer: Ströer Digital Media GmbH
Ströer Digital Media is one of the leading online marketers. They are your strategic partner for integrated digital marketing concepts that will boost your revenues and increase your reach. With their attractive high-quality websites, they reach 35.03 million unique users. "
target parent: Venista Ventures GmbH & Co. KG
target: KissMyAds
KissMyAds is the Cologne-based Mobile Performance Marketing Network offering customized technical solutions to start and fine-tune all high performance campaigns on the mobile web. KissMyAds offers Advertisers, Publishers and App developers a risk-free platform to monetize their mobile web traffic.
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closed 4/1/2015 via Company Press Release

Ströer Media, acquired Content Fleet

synopsis: Ströer Media has acquired the owned media and big data specialist Content Fleet. The Hamburg-based company provides creative services, distribution and monetization from a single source. it also offers proprietary, performance-driven technology solutions for the detailed real-time processing, evaluation and interpretation of large volumes of data.
buyer: Ströer Media (DB:SAX:$1,814.79)
Ströer Media is a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, and offers its advertising customers individualized and fully integrated premium communications solutions. Ströer commercializes several thousand websites and more than 290,000 out-of-home advertising faces. "
target: Content Fleet
Content Fleet is a leading provider for content creation services and content exploration software. Their products assist content professionals to enhance their performance, using big data technology and analysis algorithms in order to identify emerging internet trends early.
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closed 8/5/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Firefly Systems Inc., acquired Strong Outdoor

synopsis: Ballantyne Strong, Inc., a holding company with diverse business activities focused on serving the entertainment, retail and advertising markets, announced that it has completed the sale of its Strong Outdoor out-of-home advertising business to Firefly Systems Inc.
buyer: Firefly Systems Inc.
Firefly is the street-level digital media network that connects audiences with dynamic media on taxis and rideshare vehicles. The company works with taxi companies and rideshare drivers to install its proprietary advertising displays atop their vehicles. "
target parent: Ballantyne Strong, Inc.
target: Strong Outdoor
Strong Outdoor is a digital out-of-home advertising business. They commenced operations in early 2018 and have expanded to over 3,000 New York City taxis.
price ($mm)
$3.77
rev ($mm)
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closed 6/18/2020 via Company Press Release

CMerTV, Inc., acquired relaido, Inc.

synopsis: CMerTV Co., Ltd., a video distribution business giant will acquire Relaido Inc. from Opt Holding Co., Ltd. relaido Ad Exchange is a video ad integrated management solution for managing and maximizing media revenue for all video inventory.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: CMerTV, Inc.
CmerTV is a premium network that delivers video ads to every corner of Japan. Their creative team also provides production services for video ads. "
target parent: OPT, Inc.
target: relaido, Inc.
relaido Ad Exchange is a video ad integrated management solution for managing and maximizing media revenue for all video inventory. It supports various video ad formats such as in-stream/out-stream ads and manages the yield of pure ads/ad networks to maximize publisher revenue.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Silverbullet Data Services Group, acquired Videobeet Italia Srl

synopsis: Silverbullet, the data-smart marketing services company, has acquired independent trade desk Videobeet. Based in Italy, Videobeet is an expert in programmatic advertising with its proprietary technology, BeetleDesk. Videobeet empowers advertisers to reach highly targeted audiences through its technology and premium publisher network.
buyer: Silverbullet Data Services Group
The Silverbullet Data Services Group is a new breed of data-smart marketing services, designed to empower businesses to achieve the hybrid of data services, insight-informed content and programmatic. Silverbullet enables businesses to technically engineer a consumer-centric approach to marketing. "
target: Videobeet Italia Srl
Italy-based Videobeet is an expert in programmatic advertising with its proprietary technology, BeetleDesk. Videobeet empowers advertisers and brands to reach highly targeted audiences through its state of the art technology and its premium publisher network made by the top 50 Italian publishers.
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closed 2/4/2020 via BusinessWire

Eletromidia Group, acquired Elemidia S.A.

synopsis: Eletromidia S.A., a leading out-of-home (OOH) advertiser in Brazil, has acquired Elemidia S.A., creating the leading company in the Brazilian OOH advertising market. Headquartered in São Paulo, Elemidia is the pioneer of OOH advertising in commercial and residential buildings in Brazil with a 100% digital portfolio of over 20,000 panels.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Eletromidia Group
Eletromidia is one of the leading out-of-home advertising players in Brazil. With operations in the transportation, airport, shopping malls and street furniture segments, the company is present in Brazil’s largest urban centers, reaching over 16 million people daily. "
target parent: Victoria Capital Partners
target: Elemidia S.A.
Elemidia is the 3rd largest player in the out-of-home (OOH) industry in Brazil. With a tech-oriented strategy and over 20,000 panels in operation, the company is the leader in three of the most relevant segments of the OOH industry: shopping malls, commercial buildings, and residential buildings.
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closed 1/22/2020 via Company Press Release

do it outdoors, acquired Streetblimps

synopsis: do it outdoors media announced their acquisition of Streetblimps, an independent outdoor – solutions alternative advertising media vendor – with highly innovative formats specializing in the areas of; Mobile Billboards, Street Decals, Digital Projection Media, Brand Ambassadors, Ad Balloons, Vehicle Wrapping, 3-d Chalk Art and Inventive Executions.
buyer: do it outdoors
do it outdoors media was started in 1997 by co-founders David Pridgen II and Regis Maher and quickly grew to become the largest national mobile billboard company. They offer mobile billboards, out-of-home + mobile advertising, shadowfencing, branded vehicles and more. "
target: Streetblimps
Streetblimps is an independent outdoor – solutions alternative advertising media vendor – with highly innovative formats specializing in the areas of; Mobile Billboards, Street Decals, Digital Projection Media, Brand Ambassadors, Ad Balloons, Vehicle Wrapping, 3-d Chalk Art and Inventive Executions.
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closed 1/15/2020 via PR Web

Red Star Outdoor, purchased Chicago Assets from Total Outdoor Corp

synopsis: Red Star Outdoor, the iconic Chicago Out-of-Home Company, announced the acquisition of select assets from Total Outdoor in Chicago. Red Star is known for controlling some of Chicago’s most exclusive billboard opportunities, and this acquisition adds 8 additional faces to their inventory in the Heart of Downtown.
buyer: Red Star Outdoor
Red Star Outdoor operates as an outdoor advertising company. They provide out-of-home signage services in the Chicago market and are known to offer some of Chicago's most exclusive billboard opportunities. "
seller: Total Outdoor Corp
Total Outdoor is an independent out-of-home (OOH) advertising company. Total Outdoor offers large format out-of-home advertising in Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis and Seattle. Total Outdoor provides their clients with high quality solutions in key markets across the country.
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closed 1/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

Circle Graphics, acquired MMT

synopsis: Circle Graphics, Inc., a producer of digital graphics for consumers, professionals, and businesses, has acquired the assets of Metromedia Technologies, Inc. (MMT), a media display company. MMT a leader in grand format visual solutions, having originated digital print technology that ushered in the age of high-quality digitally printed billboards.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Circle Graphics
Circle Graphics produces digital graphics for consumers, professionals and businesses via two distinct divisions: Online Wall Décor and Out-of-Home Visual Solutions. Online Wall Décor is aimed at consumers and professional photographers, while Out-of-Home Visual Solutions is for billboard operators."
target: MMT
MetroMedia Technologies (MMT) is a Media Display Company serving the Out of Home Advertising, Sports & Event venues, and Retail Environments. MMT is a leader in grand format visual solutions, having originated digital print technology that ushered in high-quality digitally printed billboards.
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announced 12/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

XTD Limited, will acquire AdLine LLC

synopsis: XTD, a stand-alone digital transit media company, will be acquiring Adline, a provider of an out-of-home integrated marketing ecosystem that drives growth by unlocking incremental revenue, reducing costs, creating efficiencies and engaging diverse audiences.
buyer: XTD Limited (ASX:XTD:$2.00)
Based in Australia, XTD is a stand-alone digital media channel that does not interfere with any of the existing station controls which also enables easy installation into almost any metro train network in the world, both underground or aboveground. "
target: AdLine LLC
Based in Australia, ADLINE provides indoor sport, leisure and community centres, and associations with an integrated marketing ecosystem that drives growth by unlocking incremental revenue, reducing costs, creating efficiencies and engaging diverse audiences who play for fun.
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closed 11/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Loatsad Promomedia, acquired E-Motion Advertising Limited

synopsis: E-Motion Advertising, an out-of-home Media firm, has been acquired by Loatsad Promomedia, another out-of-home media company. E-Motion Advertising has rapidly built up competence in deploying innovative Out-of-Home infrastructure that stands out from mundane traditional media. Both companies are based in Nigeria.
buyer: Loatsad Promomedia
At Loatsad Promomedia, they strive to deliver exceptional advertising services to their clients. They have built an unprecedented inventory of specialized outdoor and digital products and services. They are based in Nigera. "
target: E-Motion Advertising Limited
Founded in October 2005 as an Out-of-Home Media firm, E-Motion Advertising has rapidly built up competence in deploying innovative Out-of-Home infrastructure that stands out from mundane traditional media. They are based in Nigeria.
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announced 10/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Quadrant Private Equity, will acquire QMS Media Limited

synopsis: Quadrant Private Equity, a leading Sydney-based mid market private equity firm investing in companies in Australia and New Zealand, will be acquiring QMS Media Ltd., a leading outdoor media company specializing in providing their clients and agency partners with quality outdoor advertising solutions across their portfolio of products.
buyer: Quadrant Private Equity
Quadrant Private Equity is a leading Sydney-based mid market private equity firm investing in companies in Australia and New Zealand. Quadrant has extensive investment experience across a broad range of sectors, including healthcare, media, consumer goods, financial services and other sectors. "
target: QMS Media Limited (ASX:QMS:$124.17)
QMS Media Ltd. is a leading outdoor media company in Australia, New Zealand and Indonesia specializing in providing their clients and agency partners with quality outdoor advertising solutions across their portfolio of products.
price ($mm)[EV]
$289 [$392]
rev ($mm)
$125
EBITDA ($mm)
$42
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
9.4x
closed 9/23/2019 via PR Newswire

OUTFRONT Media Inc., purchased Chicago Outdoor Advertising Assets from Total Outdoor Corp

synopsis: OUTFRONT Media Inc., one of the largest outdoor media companies, has acquired Total Outdoor's out-of-home (OOH) Chicago assets consisting of 22 large-format static billboards and 16 digital displays. Total Outdoor is an independent OOH advertising company that provides its clients with high quality OOH advertising solutions in key markets.
buyer: OUTFRONT Media Inc. (OUT:$1,698.20)
OUTFRONT leverages the power of technology, location, and creativity to connect brands with consumers outside of their homes through one of the largest and most diverse sets of billboard, transit, and mobile assets in North America. "
seller: Total Outdoor Corp
Total Outdoor's Chicago out-of-home (OOH) assets include 22 large-format static billboards and 16 digital displays. Total Outdoor is an independent OOH advertising company that provides its clients with high quality OOH advertising solutions in key markets across the country.
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closed 9/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Source Creation International, acquired Winto Group (Holdings) Limited

synopsis: Source Creation International, an investment holding company in Hong Kong, has acquired a 74% stake in Winto Group (Holdings) Limited, a Hong Kong-based company engaged in outdoor advertising and print media. Winto Group offers various outdoor advertising services and publishes automobile and lifestyle magazines.
buyer: Source Creation International
Source Creation International is an investment holding company in Hong Kong. Source Creation International is directly owned by Lui Man Wah, a Chinese businessman that has over 10 years of experience in financial institutions. "
target: Winto Group (Holdings) Limited (SEHK:8238:$2.12)
Winto Group (Holdings) Limited is a Hong Kong-based company engaged in outdoor advertising and print media. Winto Group's outdoor advertising business offers billboard, outdoor LED display, and vehicle advertising services. Their print media business includes automobile and lifestyle magazines.
price ($mm)[EV]
$4.50 [$6.10]*
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/16/2019 via Company Press Release

Ocean Outdoor UK Limited, acquired Visual Art Sweden AB

synopsis: Premium digital out-of-home media owner Ocean Outdoor Limited has acquired Visual Art Media, an independent digital out-of-home media and tech group operating in three Nordic countries and Germany.
buyer: Ocean Outdoor UK Limited (LSE:OOUT:$96.37)
Ocean fills a unique position in the Outdoor advertising landscape, specialising only in large-format digital, iconic landmark and super-premium banner locations. Ocean creates inspirational canvases for inspirational advertising. "
target: Visual Art Sweden AB
Visual Art Media is an independent digital out-of-home media and tech group operating in three Nordic countries and Germany. Visual Art Media is Sweden’s largest pure-play digital out-of-home operator with more than 260 locations across a mix of retail, rail and airport and leisure destinations.
price ($mm)
$79
rev ($mm)
$32
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
14.3x
closed 7/16/2019 via BusinessWire

Lamar Advertising Co., acquired Ashby Street Outdoor Holdings LLC

synopsis: Ashby Street Outdoor Holdings, LLC, a leading operator of 1,908 outdoor advertising displays in Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Missouri, has been acquired by Lamar Advertising Company. Ashby Street is an innovator in digital media, operating 91 LED displays with fully automated content management and scheduling.
buyer: Lamar Advertising Co. (LAMR:$1,650.65)
Lamar Advertising Company is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies, with over 348,000 displays in the United States and Canada. Lamar offers advertisers a variety of billboard, interstate logo, transit, and airport advertising formats, helping both local businesses and national brands. "
target parent: Tinicum Capital Partners LP
target: Ashby Street Outdoor Holdings LLC
Ashby Street Outdoor is one of the largest independently owned outdoor advertising companies covering over 40 counties in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Kansas. Ashby Street Outdoor offers digital billboards and traditional bulletins in premium locations for businesses to reach potential customers
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closed 7/10/2019 via PR Newswire

New Tradition Media, purchased San Francisco Outdoor Advertising Assets from Total Outdoor Corp

synopsis: New Tradition Media, one of the fastest-growing out-of-home (OOH) media companies in the United States, has acquired Total Outdoor’s San Francisco OOH media assets. Total Outdoor is an independent OOH advertising company. Their San Francisco OOH media assets include digital and static, large format billboards and advertising signs in San Francisco.
buyer: New Tradition Media
New Tradition is one of the fastest-growing out-of-home media companies in the United States. With a focus on urban core environments, New Tradition provides advertising platforms for national brands and advertising agencies throughout the country. "
seller: Total Outdoor Corp
Total Outdoor’s San Francisco out of home (OOH) media assets include digital and static, large format billboards and advertising signs in San Francisco. Total Outdoor is an independent OOH advertising company. Total Outdoor offers large format out-of-home advertising in various US cities.
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closed 5/1/2019 via PR Newswire

Vector Media, acquired Laurel Outdoor

synopsis: Vector Media, an innovative media company specializing in transit media, traditional Out-of-Home (OOH) media and the creation of interactive brand experiences, announced the acquisition of Laurel Outdoor, a premiere outdoor advertising company in New Orleans. Laurel's collaborative approach makes it the ideal partner.
buyer: Vector Media
Vector Media specializes in large-format transit advertising, traditional Out-of-Home media and the creation of interactive brand experiences. The company's current inventory of over 30,000 Out-of-Home faces includes bulletins, street furniture and transit advertising faces. "
target: Laurel Outdoor
Laurel Outdoor is a premiere outdoor advertising company in New Orleans. Laurel's collaborative approach and experience in designing, installing, and operating both advertising and non-advertising based amenities makes it the ideal partner to move forward with a comprehensive plan.
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closed 4/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Mail.Ru LLC, acquired NativeRoll

synopsis: Mail.ru Group acquired 50.83% of the developer of video advertising platform Nativeroll. Nativeroll allows users to place blocks with video ads in four formats within the content on sites of more than 100 premium publishers.
buyer: Mail.Ru LLC (LSE:MAIL:$1,350.66)
Russia's Mail.Ru Group develops Internet communications and entertainment services globally. The company operates Russian language social networks Vkontakte (VK), Odnoklassniki (OK) and Moi Mir (My World), and instant messenger services; Agent Mail.Ru and ICQ. "
target: NativeRoll
Nativeroll is a video advertising platform in premium content that allows users to place blocks with video ads in four formats within the content on sites of more than 100 premium publishers. According to its own data, the monthly audience reach is 75 million users.
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closed 4/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

UP Invest OÜ, acquired Cream OÜ

synopsis: UP Invest, an investment company in Estonia, has acquired Cream, an ambient media agency in Estonia that offers media and advertising solutions. Cream develops and executes advertising campaigns in shopping centers, sports clubs, retailers, restaurants and parks. Their portfolio of solutions include digital and LED screens, banners, and more.
buyer: UP Invest OÜ
UP Invest OÜ is an investment company focusing on investments in healthcare, consumer brands, real estate, and cleantech venture capital. UP Invest OÜ was founded in 2012 and is based in Tallinn, Estonia. "
target: Cream OÜ
Cream is an ambient media agency in Estonia that offers media and advertising solutions. Cream develops and executes advertising campaigns in shopping centers, sports clubs, retailers, restaurants and parks. Their portfolio of solutions include digital and LED screens, banners, escalators, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ocean Outdoor UK Limited, acquired Interbest

synopsis: Ocean has acquired Interbest, an outdoor advertising company based in the Netherlands. They are the country’s biggest independent roadside operator with 88 digital and static OOH masts in prime locations on the busiest road and motorway networks. Its portfolio covers all the Dutch municipalities and the Randstad.
buyer parent: Searchlight Capital Partners
buyer: Ocean Outdoor UK Limited (LSE:OOUT:$96.37)
Ocean fills a unique position in the Outdoor advertising landscape, specialising only in large-format digital, iconic landmark and super-premium banner locations. Ocean creates inspirational canvases for inspirational advertising. "
target: Interbest
Interbest is an outdoor advertising company based in the Netherlands. They are the country’s biggest independent roadside operator with 88 digital and static OOH masts in prime locations on the busiest road and motorway networks. Its portfolio covers all the Dutch municipalities and the Randstad.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Talon Outdoor, acquired Grandesign

synopsis: Talon, the U.K.’s largest independent Out of Home (OOH) media specialist, has expanded its U.S. coverage with the purchase of Grandesign, a U.S. independent OOH media agency headquartered in San Diego. Grandesign is the second-largest independent OOH agency in the U.S., delivering traditional and experiential OOH.
buyer: Talon Outdoor
Talon Outdoor is a truly independent Out of Home (OOH) media specialist and a significant player in the Out of Home agency sector with a focus on delivering smarter, creative, technology-led and integrated OOH communications. "
target: Grandesign
Grandesign is recognized as one of the fastest growing out-of-home media solutions companies in the US. The award-winning advertising and experiential marketing agency offers services that include large scale events, activations, stunts, brand engagements, and more.
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Ticker: BSE:503699
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Geodesic, Ltd.
Geodesic is an innovator in software products focused on Information, Communication and Entertainment for mobile phones and desktop computers. Headquartered in Mumbai, India, Geodesic's Mundu suite of award-winning products includes solutions for Instant Messaging, Voice-over-IP and Internet Radio.
year
2007
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Ticker: ENXTAM:CMCOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CM Telecom
CM Telecom
Netherlands-based CM is a communication platform with a portfolio of messaging channels, interactive voice solutions, and innovative payment solutions combined on a single platform. CM offers expertise in mobile solutions, Web API, Bulk & Premium SMS, Push Messages, Mobile internet, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$105.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.15
EBIT ($mm)
($1.19)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
266
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Ticker: TSE:3923
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rakus Co., Ltd.
Rakus Co., Ltd.
Rakus Co., Ltd. is a leading provider of cloud-based software for small and medium enterprises in Japan. The company offers various cloud-based chat and e-mail software. Their Mail Dealer software allows companies to share and manage e-mails with multiple targets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$49.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.02
EBIT ($mm)
$9.32
Net Income ($mm)
$7.01
Employees
512
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Ticker: AIM:IMO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IMImobile Pvt Ltd.
IMImobile Pvt Ltd.
IMImobile provides software and services which help businesses capitalise on the growth in mobile communication. The company’s solutions allow customers to use mobile as a channel to create new revenue streams, as CRM and customer engagement channel and as a channel to improve business operations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$173.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$21.12
EBIT ($mm)
$12.51
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1100
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Ticker: DGII
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digi International
Digi International
Digi International is a global provider of mission-critical machine-to-machine and Internet of Things connectivity products and services. They help their customers create next-generation connected products and deploy and manage critical communications infrastructures in demanding environments.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$208.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.21
EBIT ($mm)
$3.09
Net Income ($mm)
$4.03
Employees
649
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Ticker: OTCPK:TLNU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telecorp Inc.
Telecorp Inc.
Telecorp is an emerging provider of communication solutions to an array of companies and industries including, automotive, real estate, financial, health, charities, and many more. Telecorp offers creative software solutions for communicating with customers at levels never seen before.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.05)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.07)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: ZM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zoom
Zoom
Zoom helps businesses and organizations bring their teams together in a frictionless environment to get more done. Their easy, reliable cloud platform for video, phone, content sharing, and chat runs across mobile devices, desktops, telephones, and room systems.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$622.66
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.15
EBIT ($mm)
$12.70
Net Income ($mm)
$25.31
Employees
2532
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Ticker: TSE:3681
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
V-cube, Inc.
V-cube, Inc.
V-cube, Inc. provides platforms and software for visual communication methods such as video conferencing.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$46.94
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.79
EBIT ($mm)
$4.05
Net Income ($mm)
$2.48
Employees
282
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Ticker: FSLY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fastly
Fastly
Fastly helps people stay better connected with the things they love. Fastly’s edge cloud platform enables customers to create digital experiences quickly, securely, and reliably by processing, serving, and securing its customers’ applications as close to their end-users as possible.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$246.32
EBITDA ($mm)
($36.73)
EBIT ($mm)
($52.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
717
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Ticker: ANY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sphere3D
Sphere 3D is a virtualization technology solution provider. Sphere 3D's Glassware 2.0 platform delivers virtualization of many of the most demanding applications in the marketplace today; making it easy to move applications from a physical PC or workstation to a virtual environment.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$76.54
EBITDA ($mm)
($26.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($33.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
429
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Ticker: SHOR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ShoreTel Inc.
ShoreTel Inc.
ShoreTel, Inc. is a leading provider of brilliantly simple IP phone systems and unified communications solutions powering today’s always-on workforce. Its flexible communications solutions for on-premises, cloud and hybrid environments eliminate complexity, reduce costs and improve productivity.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$360.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$28.62
EBIT ($mm)
$9.73
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1063
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Ticker: ENXTPA:DEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
JCDecaux
JCDecaux
JCDecaux SA is the number one outdoor advertising company worldwide. The inventor of the “street furniture” concept, JCDecaux is the only company worldwide to focus exclusively on outdoor advertising and develop activities in all three segments: street furniture, transport advertising and billboard.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3,548.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$601.61
EBIT ($mm)
$296.37
Net Income ($mm)
$226.10
Employees
11772
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Ticker: OTCPK:IHRT.Q
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iHeartMedia, Inc.
iHeartMedia, Inc.
iHeartMedia, Inc. is one of the leading global media and entertainment companies. The company specializes in radio, digital, outdoor, mobile, social, live events, on-demand entertainment and information services for local communities.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$3,242.69
EBITDA ($mm)
$548.60
EBIT ($mm)
$158.24
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
11400
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Ticker: CCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Clear Channel Outdoor, Inc.
Clear Channel Outdoor, Inc.
Clear Channel Outdoor is one of the world’s largest outdoor advertising companies, reaching people in more than 30 countries across North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,683.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$567.53
EBIT ($mm)
$258.20
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5900
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Ticker: DB:SAX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ströer Media
Ströer Media
Ströer Media is a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, and offers its advertising customers individualized and fully integrated premium communications solutions. In the field of digital media, Ströer is setting new standards for innovation and quality in Europe.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,814.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$355.43
EBIT ($mm)
$192.91
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
12514
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Ticker: LAMR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lamar Advertising Co.
Lamar Advertising Co.
Lamar Advertising Company is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in North America. Lamar offers advertisers a variety of billboard, interstate logo and transit advertising formats, helping both local businesses and national brands reach broad audiences every day.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,650.65
EBITDA ($mm)
$709.29
EBIT ($mm)
$479.37
Net Income ($mm)
$341.43
Employees
0
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Ticker: ASX:APN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
APN News & Media Limited
APN News & Media Limited
APN News & Media Limited is a leading provider of outdoor advertising in Australia and New Zealand. APN publishes almost 20 daily and more than 80 non-daily newspapers, as well as over 50 websites, mobile sites and apps across Australia and New Zealand.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$649.74
EBITDA ($mm)
$106.64
EBIT ($mm)
$85.81
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5340
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Ticker: BSE:532705
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jagran Prakashan Ltd
Jagran Prakashan Ltd
Jagran Prakashan Ltd is India's leading media and communications group with its interests spanning across Print, OOH, Activations, Digital, covers all of India as its footprint – and is arguably amongst one of the largest media conglomerates in the country.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$348.94
EBITDA ($mm)
$88.06
EBIT ($mm)
$70.95
Net Income ($mm)
$48.45
Employees
3019
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Ticker: WSE:AGO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agora SA
Agora SA
Agora is one of the largest media companies in Poland listed on Warsaw Stock Exchange since 1999. Its media offer includes newspapers, out-of-home advertising, network of cinemas, Internet and radio operations, magazines and sales of book collections.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$336.55
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.58
EBIT ($mm)
$1.77
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3004
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Ticker: SET:BTS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BTS Group Holdings Public Company Limited
The BTS Group is a leading provider of passenger services in Thailand, focussing on mass transit solutions in Thailand’s capital city, Bangkok. They are also the largest Out-of-Home Media Company in Thailand and engaged in property development along mass transit routes.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$160.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$55.53
EBIT ($mm)
$44.60
Net Income ($mm)
$145.55
Employees
4000
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Ticker: TSE:6535
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
i-mobile Co., Ltd. (Advertising)
i-mobile is the leading Japanese independent ad network in internet advertising. i-mobile ad network helps to bring advertisers and media together. Their platform has high transparency, and is operated by experienced professionals to help ensure both sides of their customers are matched perfectly.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$137.97
EBITDA ($mm)
$22.21
EBIT ($mm)
$20.76
Net Income ($mm)
$13.54
Employees
178
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Ticker: LSE:OOUT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ocean Outdoor UK Limited
Ocean Outdoor UK Limited
Ocean fills a unique position in the Outdoor advertising landscape, specialising only in large-format digital, iconic landmark and super-premium banner locations. Ocean creates inspirational canvases for inspirational advertising.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$96.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$37.64
EBIT ($mm)
$7.69
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SET:PLANB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plan B Media
Plan B Media
Plan B Media Public Company Limited is a Thailand-based company engaged in media business. Plan B Media offers a wide range of out of home (OOH) media platforms to support campaigns including transit media, digital media, and static media.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$61.45
EBITDA ($mm)
$25.32
EBIT ($mm)
$14.71
Net Income ($mm)
$11.33
Employees
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Ticker: ASX:TMP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tech Mpire Limited
Tech Mpire Limited
Tech Mpire is a rapidly growing performance-based online and mobile marketing solutions provider with reach to consumers in over 200 countries. Mpire offers advertisers a scalable solution to gain consumer acquisitions on a strict performance basis.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$23.89
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.30)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.36)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:6573
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agile Media Network Inc.
Agile Media Network Inc.
Based in Japan, Agile Media Network Co., Ltd. (AMN) is developing a business to support conversation and communication between fans and companies/brands. Through the Ambassador Program ® and the CATAPULT platform, they promote product/service marketing activities with fan.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$7.53
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.57)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
72
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Ticker: OTCPK:BMTM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bright Mountain Acquisition Corporation
Bright Mountain Acquisition Corporation
Bright Mountain Acquisition Corporation is dedicated to providing “those that keep us safe” places to go online where they can do everything from stay current on news and events affecting them to look for jobs, share information, communicate with the public and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$7.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.94)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.64)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
14
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