Like SEA Global Co., Ltd.

announced 9/12/2018 via Company Press Release

SKIYAKI Inc., will acquire SEA Global Co., Ltd.

synopsis: SKIYAKI Inc., a Japanese company that offers internet entertainment content services, will acquire SEA Global Co., Ltd., a marketing company in Japan. SEA Global help sports team create websites and mobile sites. The company works with a variety of sports, including soccer, kendo, volley ball, table tennis, rugby, and badminton.
buyer: SKIYAKI Inc. (TSE:3995:$26.51)
SKIYAKI Inc. offers internet entertainment content services. They are a pioneer in FanTech for planning and managing the fan clubs of artists. Their SKIYAKI EXTRA platform allows companies to easily create and deploy an official fan website that allows fans to book tickets for events. "
target: SEA Global Co., Ltd.
SEA Global is a marketing company in Japan. The company works with a variety of sports, including soccer, kendo, volley ball, rugby, and more. They help sports team create websites and mobile sites. SEA Global also publishes a magazine focused on baseball and provides athlete management services.
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closed 9/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Canadian Soccer Business, acquired Stadium Digital

synopsis: Canadian Soccer Business (CSB), a sports enterprise that represents premier soccer properties in Canada, has acquired Stadium Digital, a full service digital media company and Canada’s leading fan engagement platform provider. Stadium Digital creates media solutions and technology products in the areas of sponsorship, fan engagement and more.
buyer parent: Canadian Premier League
buyer: Canadian Soccer Business
Canadian Soccer Business (CSB) is a sports enterprise that represents premier soccer properties in Canada. This includes representation for all corporate partnerships and broadcast rights related to Canada Soccer’s core assets including its national teams. "
target: Stadium Digital
Stadium Digital is a full service digital media company and Canada’s leading fan engagement platform provider. Stadium Digital creates and manages media solutions and technology products in the areas of sponsorship, fan engagement, ticketing and e-commerce.
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closed 8/29/2018 via Company Press Release

International Sports Consulting Ltd., acquired Independent Sports Group Ltd

synopsis: International Sports Consulting (ISC), a UK-based sports management and marketing business, has acquired Independent Sports Group (ISG), a sports management agency in the UK. ISG works with elite athletes from a range of sports and provides a wide range of services, enabling their clients to concentrate fully on their professional priorities.
buyer: International Sports Consulting Ltd.
International Sports Consulting (ISC) is a UK-based sports management and marketing business that works with athletes, clubs, brands and sports governing bodies. ISC has divisions for football, rugby, Olympic & Paralympic sports, and sports marketing. "
target: Independent Sports Group Ltd
Independent Sports Group (ISG) is a full service sports management agency in the UK. ISG works with elite athletes from a range of sports and provides a wide range of services, opportunities and professional support, enabling their clients to concentrate fully on their professional priorities.
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closed 2/13/2017 via Company Press Release

Alliance Baseball, LLC, acquired Baseball America Inc.

synopsis: Baseball America, a publication that provides the baseball community coverage of all competitive levels of baseball, from a scouting and player development point of view, has been acquired by Alliance Baseball LLC, the owners of two minor league baseball franchises.
buyer: Alliance Baseball, LLC
Alliance Baseball LLC is a company founded by Gary Green and Larry Botel that invests in Minor League Baseball. "
target parent: TEN: The Enthusiast Network
target: Baseball America Inc.
Baseball America provides the baseball community coverage of all competitive levels of baseball, from a scouting and player development point of view. Their coverage includes the majors, minors, college, high school, foreign, independent and amateur baseball.
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closed 9/24/2014 via Company Press Release

Chime Communications PLC, acquired ABC Sports Management Limited

synopsis: Chime Communications plc, the international communications and sports marketing group, announces the acquisition of ABC Sports Management Limited (“ABC”), one of the UK’s top athlete management businesses, with particular strength in rugby union.
buyer: Chime Communications PLC (LSE:CHW:$524.40)
Chime Communications plc, through its subsidiaries, provides public relations, advertising, sports marketing, market research, direct marketing, and design and event management consultancy services in the United Kingdom and internationally. "
target: ABC Sports Management Limited
ABC Sports Management Limited is a sports management agency. The company provides various services to sports professionals, including contract negotiation and sourcing, accounting and financial services, media and PR opportunities, marketing, sponsorship, testimonial dinner and events.
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closed 12/14/2011 via BusinessWire

GrindMedia, LLC, acquired Baseball America Inc.

synopsis: GrindMedia, a leading action and adventure sports media company and division of Source Interlink Media, has announced the acquisition of Baseball America, and baseballamerica.com. Baseball America, which has been published since 1982, and its associated titles will be added to GrindMedia’s expanding portfolio of enthusiast media.
buyer parent: Source Interlink Companies, Inc.
buyer: GrindMedia, LLC
Along with standalone websites, including GrindTV.com, Newschoolers and Motocross.com, GrindMedia is the leading provider of print and online action sports and entertainment content in the United States. Its brands include Surfer, Surfing, Snowboarder, Skateboarder, Powder, and more. "
target: Baseball America Inc.
Baseball America is a full-service media company with in-depth coverage of every level of baseball, from high school and college to the minors all the way to the major leagues. Baseball America publishes 26 times per year and is also available as a digital edition.
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closed 6/12/2017 via PR Newswire

Blue Star Sports, acquired SportsTG

synopsis: Blue Star Sports, the largest and fastest growing provider of sports technology, has acquired SportsTG, the leading provider of digital solutions and technologies to grassroots sport in Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom and other key international markets.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Blue Star Sports
Blue Star Sports (BSS) is the industry leader in youth sports management by centralizing all operations and providing a complete innovative platform for all national governing bodies, youth sports leagues, clubs and associations. "
target: SportsTG
SportsTG is the leading provider of digital solutions and technologies to grassroots sport in Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom and other key international markets.
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closed 4/29/2015 via Company Press Release

Salt Creek Capital, acquired CourseTrends

synopsis: Salt Creek Capital announced the acquisition of CourseTrends, a leading online marketing solutions provider to the golf industry. Based in Austin, Texas, CourseTrends provides golf course operators with innovative software and marketing solutions to maximize revenues and provides golfers access to online tee-time bookings across all 50 states.
buyer: Salt Creek Capital
Salt Creek Capital is a San Francisco Bay Area-based private equity firm partnering with experienced operating executives to acquire profitable companies with up to $50 million in revenue. The company takes a long-term approach to investing in lower middle market businesses. "
target: CourseTrends
CourseTrends is a leading provider of intelligent, online marketing solutions for golf facilities. CourseTrends suite of solutions includes customized websites, email marketing and mobile tools, social media management, e-commerce, call center support and much more.
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closed 5/11/2019 via Company Press Release

Paciolan, SIDEARM Sports Inc., acquired NeuLion College

synopsis: SIDEARM Sports, a leader in collegiate athletic digital solutions, and Paciolan, a leader in ticketing, fundraising, marketing, and analytics solutions, has acquired NeuLion College. NeuLion provides web publishing, ticketing, donor management, mobile/OTT apps and HD video streaming technology solutions to College & University Athletic Departments.
buyer: Paciolan
buyer: SIDEARM Sports Inc.
Paciolan is a leader in ticketing, fundraising, marketing, and analytics solutions for sports and entertainment venues. SIDEARM Sports operates an online platform for athletic programs with customized web, social media, design, and mobile content services. "
target: NeuLion College
NeuLion College provides innovative and affordable technology solutions to College & University Athletic Departments. NeuLion College offers web publishing, ticketing, donor management, mobile/OTT apps and HD video streaming technology solutions.
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closed 2/19/2015 via Company Press Release

IMG Worldwide, Inc., acquired ICON Sports Management, ltd.

synopsis: WME | IMG announced the acquisition of golf talent agency Icon Sports Management, further strengthening the company’s roster of sports clients and golf expertise. Icon, currently based in Stow, Ohio, represents world No. 2 Henrik Stenson and Ryder Cup star Ian Poulter, as well as several PGA TOUR winners.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: IMG Worldwide, Inc.
IMG is a global leader in sports, fashion and media operating in more than 25 countries around the world. IMG’s businesses include Events & Media, College, Golf, Tennis, Performance and IMG Academy, Fashion, Models, Clients, Consulting, Licensing, Joint Ventures, and more. "
target: ICON Sports Management, ltd.
Icon Sports Management is a golf talent agency based out of Ohio. Services they provide include: Contract Solicitation and Negotiation, Securing Sponsorship and Endorsement Opportunities, Public Relations Consultation, Travel Coordination and Financial and Estate Planning.
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closed 7/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Kuvera LLC, acquired United Games LLC

synopsis: Kuvera LLC, a provider of affordable access to valuable financial education and current market research, has acquired United Games, a company that designs and markets next generation mobile apps for sports. United Games' FireFan mobile app allows people to play live sports games and use other apps to gain tickets that they can redeem for rewards.
buyer parent: Investview, Inc
buyer: Kuvera LLC
Kuvera LLC provides affordable access to valuable financial education, current market research and cutting-edge technology that enables individuals to increase and cultivate their own financial resources and plan for the future. Their product services are offered on a monthly subscription basis. "
target: United Games LLC
United Games designs and markets next generation mobile apps for sports through a unique direct marketing distribution model. Their FireFan mobile app allows people to play live sports games and use other apps to gain tickets that they can redeem for rewards like gift cards, vacations, and more.
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closed 11/23/2016 via Company Press Release

4Sight Sport & Leisure merged with Green 4 Solutions,

synopsis: Green 4 Solutions, the CRM market leader within the Sport and Leisure industry, is merging with 4Sight Sport & Leisure, a specialist CRM & Data Marketing Agency based in the heart of England in Leicestershire.
buyer: Green 4 Solutions
Green 4 Solutions is the CRM market leader within the Sport and Leisure industry. They have taken CRM to the next level by incorporating a world class fan loyalty program and also through the development of a customer focused ticketing solution, built on the CRM platform. "
target: 4Sight Sport & Leisure
4Sight Sport & Leisure is a specialist CRM & Data Marketing Agency based in the heart of England in Leicestershire. They are passionate about helping its global sport & leisure clients achieve more from their customer relationships through a data driven approach.
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closed 2/19/2014 via BNC Analysis

TEAMtalk media (Pty) Ltd., acquired FullCircle Sport Online

synopsis: TEAMtalk media, a member of the Ole! Media Group has acquired boutique digital sports consultancy, FullCircle Sport Online. FullCircle Sport Online provides digital consultancy services to Free State Stars, Polokwane City and Black Leopards football clubs, as well as Stadium Management SA and the Hellenic, Italian and Portuguese Alliance.
buyer parent: Ole! Media Group
buyer: TEAMtalk media (Pty) Ltd.
TEAMtalk media is a progressive digital media company, specializing in the production, publication and commercialisation of sports news, content and data across multiple platforms. TEAMtalk media operates one of the largest networks of digital sports channels in Africa. "
target: FullCircle Sport Online
FullCircle Sport Online offers digital sports consulting services. The company handles the websites and social media for sporting professionals such as Itumeleng Khune, Teko Modise and Siphiwe Tshabalala. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in South Africa.
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closed 9/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

Racing Post, acquired Independent Content Services

synopsis: Racing Post, a publisher of racing and betting information, has acquired Independent Content Services (ICS Media Group), a UK-based multimedia content provider and digital marketing agency that specializes in sports and gaming. ICS produces content and services such as audio, text, video and images for new and traditional publishing platforms.
buyer parent: Exponent Private Equity
buyer: Racing Post
Established in 1986, Racing Post is the market-leading publisher of racing and betting information both on and offline in the UK. Racing Post print products include the daily paper and two weekly titles and attracts more than 1,000,000 unique visitors per month. "
target: Independent Content Services
Independent Content Services (ICS Media Group) is a UK-based multimedia content provider and digital marketing agency that specializes in sports and gaming. ICS produces and supplies content and services such as audio, text, video and images for new and traditional publishing platforms.
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announced 5/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

Catena Media, will acquire Online Media UK Ltd

synopsis: Catena Media, the world’s leading online casino affiliate operator, is to acquire certain assets of Online Media (UK) Ltd., a UK based fast-growing sports betting affiliate. The acquisition includes, among other, the domain names Bets.co.uk, Bonuses.co.uk and iGamble.co.uk and certain thereto related assets.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$88.72)
Catena Media is the world’s leading online casino affiliate operator. As such Catena delivers over 20,000 new customers to the online casinos they work with and who advertise on their international network of web sites, spanning from Scandinavia to the UK and down to Italy. "
target: Online Media UK Ltd
The acquisition includes, among other, the domain names Bets.co.uk, Bonuses.co.uk and iGamble.co.uk and certain thereto related assets from Online Media (UK) Ltd., a UK based fast-growing sports betting affiliate.
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closed 2/25/2016 via Market Wire

Learfield Communications, Inc., acquired Think Social, LLC

synopsis: Learfield announced their acquisition of Think Social, an agency specializing in building robust social media campaigns for sponsors. Think Social specializes in targeted advertising, solution-based sales, sponsorship strategy, asset valuation, consulting and training, reporting and analysis, and the development of integrated social media assets.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Learfield Communications, Inc.
Learfield has a deep presence in the college athletics landscape nationwide. It manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas, and supports athletic departments at all competitive levels as title sponsor of the prestigious Learfield Directors' Cup."
target: Think Social, LLC
Think Social is the leading social media agency dedicated to sports and entertainment marketing. The firm specializes in targeted advertising, solution-based sales, sponsorship strategy, asset valuation, consulting and training, reporting and analysis, and the development of multichannel.
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closed 3/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Athletx, acquired Baseball Youth

synopsis: Louisville-based Athletx Sports Group, a youth baseball events company, has acquired Morehead, Ky.-based Baseball Youth, the Nation’s Largest Youth Baseball Network, featuring a large media presence that includes Baseball Youth Magazine (print and digital), baseballyouth.com, Baseball Youth TV and sponsored driven Baseball Youth FANFEST tours.
buyer: Athletx
Athletx Sports Group is a Louisville-based youth baseball events company. They host championship-caliber youth baseball tournaments across the country. "
target: Baseball Youth
Baseball Youth is the Nation’s Largest Youth Baseball Network, featuring a large media presence that includes Baseball Youth Magazine (print and digital), baseballyouth.com, social media platforms (over 350,000 followers), Baseball Youth TV and sponsored driven Baseball Youth FANFEST tours.
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announced 4/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

Kelsey Media, will purchase World Soccer and Amateur Photographer from TI Media Limited

synopsis: UK-based Kelsey Media will acquire two magazines from TI Media, World Soccer and Amateur Photographer. World Soccer is Britain's longest-established football magazine, delivering inside news on domestic and world football. Amateur Photographer is the world’s oldest consumer weekly photographic magazine, first published in October 1884.
buyer: Kelsey Media
Kelsey Media is one of the fastest-growing media businesses in the UK, transforming from a traditional print publisher into a pioneering media network that reaches millions of people. Kelsey Media’s portfolio consisted of more than 60 multi-media brands. "
seller parent: Future plc
seller: TI Media Limited
World Soccer is Britain's longest-established football magazine, delivering inside news on domestic and world football. Amateur Photographer is the world’s oldest consumer weekly photographic magazine, first published in October 1884.
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announced 8/2/2007 via BusinessWire

Latin Television, Inc., will acquire "THE League"Magazine

synopsis: LATIN TELEVISION, INC. including The Board of Directors and the majority of the Shareholders, have approved a motion for LTVI to acquire 100% ownership of the issued and outstanding shares of THE League Magazine.
buyer: Latin Television, Inc.
Latin Television, Inc. is the surviving company of the merger between LTV Networks, Inc. and Mega Mania Interactive, Inc. LTV appears in 12.5 million homes and is in negotiations with more than 20 separate Hispanic television stations interested in affiliate relationships. "
target: "THE League"Magazine
THE League magazine was launched in July 2003 and has now produced 31 issues. It is a 112-page monthly football magazine focusing mainly on the English Premiership, the most popular and most watched football league in the World.
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announced 12/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Crea Holdings, will acquire Tlarock Entertainment Inc.

synopsis: Crea Holdings, a company that engages in the construction business, will be acquiring Tlarock Entertainment, a company that engages in event planning and management. They offer management of athletes, event planning and management in sports, event planning and operation in music, and sponsorships.
buyer: Crea Holdings (TSE:1757:$24.41)
Based in Japan, Crea Holdings engages in the construction business. Through the urban development, housing construction, sales, remodeling, real estate, eating and drinking, advertising, cosmetic, and automobile related business, they want to achieve compatibility in housing and living environments."
target: Tlarock Entertainment Inc.
Based in Japan, Tlarock Entertainment engages in event planning and management. They offer management of athletes, event planning and management in sports, event planning and operation in music, and sponsorships.
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announced 9/12/2018 via Company Press Release

SKIYAKI Inc., will acquire SEA Global Co., Ltd.

synopsis: SKIYAKI Inc., a Japanese company that offers internet entertainment content services, will acquire SEA Global Co., Ltd., a marketing company in Japan. SEA Global help sports team create websites and mobile sites. The company works with a variety of sports, including soccer, kendo, volley ball, table tennis, rugby, and badminton.
buyer: SKIYAKI Inc. (TSE:3995:$26.51)
SKIYAKI Inc. offers internet entertainment content services. They are a pioneer in FanTech for planning and managing the fan clubs of artists. Their SKIYAKI EXTRA platform allows companies to easily create and deploy an official fan website that allows fans to book tickets for events. "
target: SEA Global Co., Ltd.
SEA Global is a marketing company in Japan. The company works with a variety of sports, including soccer, kendo, volley ball, rugby, and more. They help sports team create websites and mobile sites. SEA Global also publishes a magazine focused on baseball and provides athlete management services.
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announced 9/12/2018 via Company Press Release

SKIYAKI Inc., will acquire SEA Global Co., Ltd.

synopsis: SKIYAKI Inc., a Japanese company that offers internet entertainment content services, will acquire SEA Global Co., Ltd., a marketing company in Japan. SEA Global help sports team create websites and mobile sites. The company works with a variety of sports, including soccer, kendo, volley ball, table tennis, rugby, and badminton.
buyer: SKIYAKI Inc. (TSE:3995:$26.51)
SKIYAKI Inc. offers internet entertainment content services. They are a pioneer in FanTech for planning and managing the fan clubs of artists. Their SKIYAKI EXTRA platform allows companies to easily create and deploy an official fan website that allows fans to book tickets for events. "
target: SEA Global Co., Ltd.
SEA Global is a marketing company in Japan. The company works with a variety of sports, including soccer, kendo, volley ball, rugby, and more. They help sports team create websites and mobile sites. SEA Global also publishes a magazine focused on baseball and provides athlete management services.
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closed 5/9/2018 via Company Press Release

SKIYAKI Inc., acquired MSE Planning

synopsis: SKIYAKI, Inc., a pioneer in FanTech for planning and managing the fan clubs of artists, has acquired Japan-based MSE Planning, an event production and planning company. MSE Planning has a track record in handling prominent artists representing the Japanese music scenes since its foundation. It organizes about 250 concerts and events per year.
buyer: SKIYAKI Inc. (TSE:3995:$26.51)
SKIYAKI Inc. offers internet entertainment content services. They are a pioneer in FanTech for planning and managing the fan clubs of artists. Their SKIYAKI EXTRA platform allows companies to easily create and deploy an official fan website that allows fans to book tickets for events. "
target: MSE Planning
Based in Japan, MSE Planning is an event production and planning company. MSE Planning has a track record in handling numerous prominent artists representing the Japanese music scene. It organizes about 250 concerts and events per year.
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closed 4/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

SKIYAKI Inc., acquired AMIPLE

synopsis: SKIYAKI Inc., a Japanese company that offers internet entertainment content services, has acquired AMIPLE from Excite Japan Co., Ltd., a provider of Internet information services in Japan. AMIPLE is a social networking website and mobile app in Japan that allows users to find other people who are interested in participating in an event.
buyer: SKIYAKI Inc. (TSE:3995:$26.51)
SKIYAKI Inc. is a Japanese company that offers internet entertainment content services. Their SKIYAKI EXTRA platform allows companies to easily create and deploy an official fan website that allows fans to book tickets for events. The company has helped develop and manage over 300 fan websites. "
target parent: Excite Japan Co., Ltd.
target: AMIPLE
AMIPLE is a social networking website and mobile app in Japan. AMIPLE allows users to find other people who are interested in participating in an event. AMIPLE lists events for a variety of hobbies, including music, sports, anime, food, movies, and more.
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announced 10/16/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Medigus, will acquire Eventer

synopsis: Medigus Ltd., an Israeli medical device company, will acquire a 50.1% stake in Eventer Technologies Ltd., an automated online & offline enterprise ticketing and events platform in Israel. Eventer helps clients to maximize their ticket sales. The platform allows consumers to buy tickets for events about sex, sports, life, film, photography and more.
buyer: Medigus (TASE:MDGS:$0.20)
Medigus is an Israeli medical device company. Medigus specializes in developing minimally invasive endosurgical tools and highly innovative imaging solutions. Their MUSE system is a comprehensive endoscopic device for treating GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). "
target: Eventer
Eventer is an automated online & offline enterprise ticketing and events platform in Israel. Eventer helps clients to maximize their ticket sales without consuming their time or resources. The platform allows consumers to buy tickets for events about sex, sports, life, film, photography and more.
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closed 9/24/2020 via BusinessWire

Vector Capital, acquired Patron Technology

synopsis: Vector Capital, a leading private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses, has acquired Patron Technology, a premier event technology platform. Patron offers a full-suite of event technology solutions for live, virtual, and hybrid events designed to transform the attendee experience.
buyer: Vector Capital
Vector Capital is a leading global private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses. With over $4 billion of capital under management, Vector actively partners with management teams to devise and execute new financial and business strategies. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Patron Technology
Patron Technology helps live event organizers create better experiences for their attendees and deeper relationships with their sponsors through a complete, data-driven event technology solution. Event organizers use Patron Technology for ticketing, marketing, fan engagement, CRM, and more.
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closed 7/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Evvnt, acquired Geotix Network, Inc.

synopsis: US-based events marketing automation specialist, Evvnt Inc, has announced the acquisition of Geotix, the software-as-a-service SaaS based event ticketing platform. From local event promotion and local social media posts to event syndication across the network Geotix increases event exposure.
buyer: Evvnt (EB:$294.56)
Evvnt is a dynamic event marketing automation platform which syndicates events’ content to multiple event listing sites and calendars as a service. Evvnt provides ticketing, syndication, print, social, and email marketing services, while helping consumers find high quality, local events. "
target: Geotix Network, Inc.
Geotix is a provider of SaaS ticketing solutions that generate new, non-advertising revenue streams for media companies through local event discovery to ticket purchase. From local event promotion and local social media posts to event syndication across the network Geotix increases event exposure.
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closed 3/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

Price Chopper Inc., purchased Glownet Inc. from Glownet Limited

synopsis: Orlando, FL-based Price Chopper Inc. has announced the acquisition of Glownet Inc., the United States-based subsidiary of United Kingdom-based Glownet Limited. Glownet is the global pioneer in event Payments and Access Control. Glownet has successfully delivered their SaaS-platform at over 1000 events in 40 different countries.
buyer: Price Chopper Inc.
Established in 1997, Price Chopper is a manufacturer of wristbands and ID solutions. A privately owned family company, the organization boasts an extensive client list of over 15,000 global corporations. "
seller: Glownet Limited
Glownet Inc. is the New York-based subsidiary of Glownet Limited. Glownet is the global pioneer in event Payments and Access Control. Glownet has successfully delivered their SaaS-platform at over 1000 events in 40 different countries.
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closed 2/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

Altice Portugal, acquired Blueticket S.A.

synopsis: Altice Portugal has acquired Blueticket, one of the largest online ticketing platforms in the country. Based in Lisbon, Blueticket provides clients, promoters, and organizers with a complete process from A to Z, from ticket sales to access control at any venue, using real-time management indicators.
buyer parent: Altice N.V.
buyer: Altice Portugal
Altice Portugal, a wholly owned subsidiary of Altice Group, is a leading multinational telecommunications service provider. The company's activity covers all segments of the telecommunications sector: fixed, mobile, multimedia, data, and business solutions. "
target: Blueticket S.A.
Blueticket is an online ticketing operator based in Portugal. Through its eTicketing platform, Blueticket provides clients, promoters, and organizers with a complete process from A to Z, from ticket sales to access control at any venue, using real-time management indicators.
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Intellitix, acquired CrowdBlink

synopsis: Intellitix Technologies Inc., the leading global provider of technology-driven solutions for festivals and live events, has acquired a majority-stake in CrowdBlink, a next generation event management platform in Canada. CrowdBlink's mobile platform provides solutions for event ticketing, access control, cashless payments, and guest engagement.
buyer: Intellitix
Intellitix is the leading global provider of technology-driven solutions for festivals and live events. Intellitix offers RFID access control, cashless payments, and experiential solutions that enhance the guest experience, increase revenues and decrease costs for event organizers. "
target: CrowdBlink
CrowdBlink is a next generation event management platform in Canada. CrowdBlink offers a mobile, all-in-one event management platform that provides event organizers with solutions for event ticketing, access control, cashless payments, and guest engagement.
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closed 1/22/2020 via PR Web

Patron Technology, acquired GrowTix, LLC

synopsis: Patron Technology, the industry-leading live event technology company, announced it has acquired GrowTix, the Salt Lake City based ticketing and registration company with a large clientele in the convention and fandom event space.
buyer: Patron Technology
Patron Technology helps live event organizers create better experiences for their attendees and deeper relationships with their sponsors through a complete, data-driven event technology solution. Event organizers use Patron Technology for ticketing, marketing, fan engagement, CRM, and more. "
target: GrowTix, LLC
GrowTix is a fully integrated suite of ticketing and registration solutions designed for comic conventions, home shows, and a wide variety of business conventions. The GrowTix solutions include digital and physical ticketing, seat reservations, program scheduling, exhibitor booth sales, and more.
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Etix, Inc., acquired TicketForce, LLC

synopsis: Etix, an international ticketing solutions provider to more than 2,000 clients in 40 countries, announced that it has acquired Arizona-based TicketForce. TicketForce utilizes a powerful web-based ticketing system to provide venues, promoters, and festivals, with a fully-customizable solution for full-service ticketing and box office management.
buyer: Etix, Inc.
Etix is in an international, web-based ticketing service provider for the entertainment, travel and sports industries. Etix provides flexible and secure online and box office ticketing solutions, integrated digital marketing services, and robust e-commerce fulfillment to event companies. "
target: TicketForce, LLC
TicketForce utilizes a powerful web-based ticketing system to provide venues, promoters, festivals, arenas and civic centers with a fully-customizable solution for full-service ticketing and box office management.
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closed 8/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Festicket, acquired Event Genius & Ticket Arena

synopsis: The UK-based festival booking platform Festicket has acquired UK’s ticketing and point-of-sale platform Event Genius, as well as its consumer-facing brand Ticket Arena. Ticket Arena provides consumers and gig-promoters with a better way to buy and sell tickets online.
buyer: Festicket
Festicket is an innovative website that packages together festival tickets with travel, accommodation and add-ons to create complete festival trips that can be booked in one click. "
target: Event Genius & Ticket Arena
Event Genius provides solutions to event organizers with online ticket sales, POS Software, ticket scanning, seat reservations, and marketing. Ticket Arena provides consumers and gig-promoters with a better way to buy and sell tickets online.
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closed 8/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Tiki Corporation, acquired TicketBox Co. Ltd.

synopsis: Vietnam’s leading e-commerce company Tiki.vn has acquired Ticketbox, a local online ticketing platform. Ticketbox works with various events, ranging from business events to large-scale concerts and has been investing in Big Data and Machine Learning for event organisers and producers to have a deeper understanding of their audience’s interests.
buyer: Tiki Corporation
Tiki is Vietnam's fastest and most trusted B2C e-commerce platform, across all categories. As a leading technology company, Tiki focuses on the customer experience with TikiNOW, a service offering two hour delivery, 30-day free exchange, and discounts on products for members. "
target: TicketBox Co. Ltd.
Ticketbox is a leading online event management and ticketing system in Vietnam. Ticketbox's management system helps event organizers eliminate the risk of loss in ticket management to ensure events are financed and also help collect customer information for following promotional campaigns.
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closed 7/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Patron Technology, acquired Ticketbooth

synopsis: Patron Technology, an integrated ticketing solutions company, has acquired Ticketbooth, the easy way to sell tickets online. Their event ticketing system gives organizers and promoters access to the best ticket management software which enables users to collect online payments, track ticket sales, intelligence reporting and more - all in one place.
buyer: Patron Technology
Patron Technology enables live event organizers to create better, more customized experiences for their ticket buyers and deeper, more profitable relationships with their sponsors through an integrated, industry-leading event technology solution. "
target: Ticketbooth
Ticketbooth is the easy way to sell tickets online. Their event ticketing system gives organizers and promoters access to the best ticket management software which enables users to collect online payments, track ticket sales, intelligence reporting and more - all in one place.
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closed 5/22/2019 via GlobeNewswire

AudienceView, acquired Vendini, Inc.

synopsis: AudienceView, a world leader in e-commerce software for events and entertainment organizations, has acquired Vendini, a leading all-in-one ticketing and box office management company. Their all-in-one system helps venues and promoters market to fans, manage logistics and ultimately sell tickets for the highest possible revenue.
buyer: AudienceView
AudienceView is a leading provider of solutions that empower the business of live entertainment through innovative technology, popular media brands and a comprehensive partner ecosystem. "
target: Vendini, Inc.
At Vendini, their mission is to make the business of live events simple with a complete event management platform that protects the customer’s brand. Their all-in-one system helps venues and promoters market to fans, manage logistics and ultimately sell tickets for the highest possible revenue.
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closed 3/28/2019 via PE Hub

ClearCourse Partnership LLP, acquired Circdata Limited

synopsis: ClearCourse Partnership LLP, a group of innovative technology companies providing membership software and services, announces its acquisition of Circdata, a leading provider of event technology. Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Newbury, Circdata provides software solutions to many of the world’s largest exhibition and conference organisers.
buyer parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
buyer: ClearCourse Partnership LLP
ClearCourse Partnership LLP is a new partnership of innovative technology companies providing membership software and services to groups, organisations and businesses. ClearCourse is backed by Aquiline Capital Partners. "
target: Circdata Limited
Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Newbury, Circdata provides software solutions to many of the world’s largest exhibition and conference organisers. Its proprietary software platform, Fusion, offers exhibitor management, visitor registration, ticket sales and subscriptions.
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closed 3/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Oztix, acquired PleezPay Pty Ltd

synopsis: Australian ticketing agency Oztix have announced the acquisition of event technology platform PleezPay. PleezPay provides registration, ticketing, & fundraising in one platform.
buyer: Oztix
Oztix is Australia’s largest independent ticketing company. Oztix sells and distributes tickets nationally for hundreds of clients online, through their national Call Centre and via a national network of retail outlets. "
target: PleezPay Pty Ltd
PleezPay is an event technology platform based in Australia. PleezPay uses their technology to extend the thrill of the event experience for customers. PleezPay provides registration, ticketing, & fundraising in one platform.
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closed 5/3/2018 via BNC Analysis

Entertainment Benefits Group, LLC, acquired TicketOS

synopsis: TicketOS, a developer of a software platform that helps organizations automate the management of such entertainment assets as corporate entertainment suite inventory, entertainment and sports tickets, corporate hospitality, and other assets, was acquired by Entertainment Benefits Group (EBG). EBG is a provider of technology to power B2B and B2C.
buyer: Entertainment Benefits Group, LLC
Entertainment Benefits Group (EBG) is a technology company that powers a network of leading B2B and B2C platforms, providing leading brands in entertainment, sports and travel with incremental distribution opportunities. "
target parent: TickPick
target: TicketOS
TicketOS is a developer of a software platform that helps organizations automate the management of such entertainment assets as corporate entertainment suite inventory, entertainment and sports tickets, corporate hospitality, and other assets.
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closed 2/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Sergey Solonin, acquired TimePad LLC

synopsis: Co-founder of Qiwi, Sergey Solonin, bought 100% of ticket sales and event management, Timepad. TimePad is a web-based service for event organizers. TimePad provides event management, on-line registrations and ticketing, event promotion, check-in and more.
buyer: Sergey Solonin
Sergey Solonin is the founder and CEO of Qiwi. Qiwi is a leading provider of next generation payment services in Russia and the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States). "
target: TimePad LLC
TimePad, based in Russia, is a web-based service for event organizers. TimePad provides event management, on-line registrations and ticketing, event promotion, check-in and more.
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closed 12/6/2017 via PR Newswire

Etix, Inc., acquired Interactive Ticketing Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Etix, an international ticketing solutions provider, announced the growth acquisition of ticketing software company, Based in Seattle, Washington, Interactive Ticketing has built a boutique ticketing system around state-of-the-art marketing tools, reporting features and wireless capabilities drawing a strong client base.
buyer: Etix, Inc.
Founded in 2000, Etix is an international, web-based ticketing service provider for the entertainment industry, processing more than 50 million tickets per year in 40 countries. Their mission is to provide superior ticketing, marketing and service solutions for their clients and their customers. "
target: Interactive Ticketing Solutions, Inc.
Based in Seattle, Washington, Interactive Ticketing has built a boutique ticketing system around state-of-the-art marketing tools, reporting features and wireless capabilities drawing a strong client base in amusement parks, consumer shows, fairs, expos and more.
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closed 10/16/2017 via BusinessWire

Patron Technology, acquired SeatAdvisor

synopsis: Patron Technology announced it has acquired SeatAdvisor, Inc., a global ticketing software company. Patron Technology is a portfolio company of Providence Strategic Growth, the growth equity affiliate of Providence Equity. SeatAdvisor provides an affordable, efficient, and powerful enterprise-level ticketing solution called SABO.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Patron Technology
Patron Technology provides innovative and industry-leading technology that enables its customers to create deeper and more profitable relationships with their ticket buyers, fans, and supporters. Patron Technology is building a platform that addresses other sectors of the ticketing & CRM market. "
target: SeatAdvisor
SeatAdvisor, Inc. is a global ticketing software company dedicated to providing businesses, organizations, and venues with an affordable, efficient, and powerful enterprise-level ticketing solution called SABO. SABO is used by thousands of venues worldwide.
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closed 9/28/2017 via Market Wire

DoubleDutch, acquired Eventgrid

synopsis: DoubleDutch, the leading Live Engagement Marketing platform, announced the acquisition of event registration provider Eventgrid. Eventgrid is an easy way to set up online registration and ticketing for conferences, seminars, concerts, tours and festivals. Its suite of tools helps event managers manage the entire event from a single platform.
buyer: DoubleDutch
DoubleDutch's mission is to unlock the business value of human connections by bringing the power of digital to live experiences. The DoubleDutch Live Engagement Platform powers events, conferences, and trade shows for more than 1,700 customers including Akamai, LinkedIn, BlackRock, Novartis and UBM."
target: Eventgrid
Eventgrid is an easy way to set up online registration and ticketing for conferences, seminars, concerts, tours and festivals. Its suite of tools provides event managers and marketers the ability to manage all of the elements of their events from a single platform.
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closed 9/18/2017 via BNC Analysis

Patron Technology, acquired TicketLeap, Inc.

synopsis: Patron Technology (PatronManager) has acquired Ticketleap, a self-service ticketing platform. Ticketleap gives event organizers the tools to engage their community in the most effective way possible: by forming a connection with them in person.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Patron Technology
Patron Technology launched in 2010 with the creation of PatronManager, which has become one of the fastest growing platforms for arts and culture organizations. its cloud-based CRM solution, PatronManager, seamlessly integrates box office ticketing, marketing and fundraising. "
target: TicketLeap, Inc.
Ticketleap is a self-service ticketing platform. Ticketleap gives event organizers the tools to engage their community in the most effective way possible: by forming a connection with them in person.
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