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closed 1/4/2019 via PR Newswire

Cision AB, acquired Falcon.io

synopsis: Cision announced it has acquired Falcon.io, a leading social media company with offices in New York, Copenhagen, Sofia, Berlin, Melbourne and Budapest. Falcon.io provides brands with insights into their global content strategy and the management of comprehensive social media marketing programs.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Cision AB (CISN:$739.91)
Cision Ltd. is a leading global provider of earned media software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals. Cision's software allows users to identify key influencers, craft and distribute strategic content, and measure meaningful impact. "
target: Falcon.io
Falcon.io offers an integrated SaaS platform for social media listening, engaging, publishing, measuring, advertising and managing customer data. The company enables their clients to explore the full potential of digital marketing by managing multiple customer touchpoints from one platform.
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closed 11/22/2019 via Company Press Release

SharpSpring, acquired Perfect Audience

synopsis: SharpSpring, Inc., a leading cloud-based marketing automation platform for digital marketing agencies, has acquired Perfect Audience, a digital advertising and social retargeting platform, from Marin Software. The acquisition introduces an entirely new suite of tools and revenue stream for SharpSpring agency partners.
buyer: SharpSpring (SHSP:$21.72)
SharpSpring, Inc. is a rapidly growing, highly-rated global provider of affordable marketing automation delivered via a cloud-based SaaS platform. Thousands of businesses globally rely on SharpSpring to generate leads, improve conversions to sales, and drive higher returns on marketing investments. "
target parent: Marin Software
target: Perfect Audience
Perfect Audience is a digital advertising and social retargeting platform. The Perfect Audience cloud-based platform enables multi-channel retargeting to known leads, plus targeted advertising to new prospects via lookalike audience functionality.
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$4.60
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closed 11/14/2019 via BusinessWire

Alpine SG, acquired GatherUp

synopsis: ASG and its family of companies, a fast-growing software business that buys, builds, and operates market-leading vertical SaaS companies, announced the acquisition of GatherUp, a customer experience and online review engine that enables insights and empowers marketing.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Alpine SG
ASG is a unique and fast-growing software business that buys, builds, and operates market-leading vertical Software as a Service companies. ASG believes in the power of people and data, and that sharing knowledge, expertise, and resources across its community of businesses drives exponential growth."
target: GatherUp
GatherUp helps businesses and brands deliver a better customer experience through customer feedback, net promoter score, and online reviews. Businesses of any size, from 1 location to 20,000 locations can utilize the platform to manage and market their online reputation.
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closed 10/24/2019 via PR Newswire

Falcon.io, acquired Unmetric

synopsis: Falcon.io, a Danish company that offers an integrated SaaS platform for social media listening, engaging, publishing, measuring and managing customer data, has acquired Unmetric, a company that helps brands and agencies get better engagement, more certainty, and faster reporting on their social media efforts.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Falcon.io
Headquartered in Denmark, Falcon.io offers an integrated SaaS platform for social media listening, engaging, publishing, measuring and managing customer data. It enables their clients to explore the full potential of digital marketing by managing multiple customer touchpoints from one platform. "
target: Unmetric
Unmetric helps brands and agencies get better engagement, more certainty, and faster reporting on their social media efforts. Their enterprise platform enables marketers to research, plan and optimize branded social content, and analysts to report on learnings to create more engaging content.
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closed 7/11/2019 via BusinessWire

Cheetah Digital, acquired Wayin

synopsis: Cheetah Digital, an independent enterprise cross-channel marketing software company, has acquired Wayin, a leader in zero-party data collection and activation. Wayin helps non-technical marketers to quickly create interactive experiences that collect the data, insights, and permissions needed to activate personalized and permission-based marketing.
buyer parent: Vector Capital
buyer: Cheetah Digital
Cheetah Digital is an independent enterprise cross-channel marketing technology company. Cheetah Digital provides technology and in-house professional services that marketers require to manage data they possess and to deliver on the complex channel execution to create lasting customer relationships."
target: Wayin
Wayin allows non-technical business users to create engaging, interactive marketing experiences that collect zero-party data. Marketers can select from various interactive marketing experiences and data capture mechanics that offer a value exchange with consumers in return for zero-party data.
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closed 5/15/2019 via Company Press Release

Brand Networks, acquired Clickable, Inc.

synopsis: Brand Networks, the innovative technology provider and media solutions partner to the world’s biggest walled gardens, announced the acquisition of Clickable, a platform for marketers that simplifies complex data into meaningful metrics and customer insights. The acquisition will form a new holding company, Azalea Commerce.
buyer: Brand Networks
Brand Networks delivers award-winning social media advertising software and services to hundreds of enterprise customers. They use personalization data and powerful automation technologies to help marketers optimize their media investments across the social web. "
target parent: LookSmart Ltd.
target: Clickable, Inc.
Clickable makes marketers thrive by delivering powerful intelligence for social and search advertising. With Clickable, marketers simplify complex data into meaningful metrics and customer insights, and can prove ROI while making more profitable advertising decisions.
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announced 1/9/2019 via BusinessWire

IZEA, Inc., will acquire FLUVIP

synopsis: IZEA, operator of IZEAx, the premier online marketplace connecting brands and publishers with influential content creators, has entered into a non-binding LOI to acquire all outstanding shares of FLUVIP, a company that provides influencer marketing solutions to brands and agencies throughout Latin America and in the U.S. Hispanic Market.
buyer: IZEA, Inc. (IZEA:$20.60)
IZEA operates IZEAx, the premier online marketplace that connects marketers with content creators. IZEAx automates influencer marketing and custom content development, allowing brands and agencies to scale their marketing programs. "
target: FLUVIP
FLUVIP provides influencer marketing and custom content solutions to brands and agencies throughout Latin America and in the U.S. Hispanic Market. The company is headquartered in Bogotá, Colombia, with subsidiary operations in Brazil, Mexico, Peru, and Argentina.
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closed 9/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

filestack, acquired TINT

synopsis: San Antonio-based technology company Filestack Inc. has acquired TINT, a San Francisco-based social media marketing platform provider. TINT’s software platform empowers B2C marketers find, curate, and display their most effective customer generated content from social media.
buyer parent: Scaleworks Associates
buyer: filestack
Filestack helps 100,000 apps access, personalize and embed end user content, all in one API. Filestack handles all steps in a company's file journey while providing custom built machine learning models and enhanced upload reliability to deliver the ultimate content experience. "
target: TINT
TINT’s software platform empowers B2C marketers find, curate, and display their most effective customer generated content from social media onto their websites, digital screens, emails, social ads, and jumbotrons.
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announced 9/5/2018 via PR Newswire

Spredfast will be merged with Lithium Technologies, Inc.,

synopsis: Lithium Technologies and Spredfast, two leaders in digital customer engagement, announced an agreement to merge. The combination of Lithium and Spredfast creates the industry's most comprehensive customer engagement platform, transforming how companies connect with customers to earn trust, drive brand loyalty and grow their businesses.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Lithium Technologies, Inc.
Lithium Technologies, Inc. is the market leader in cloud-based social media management and online community solutions. Lithium delivers awesome digital customer experiences at scale for the world's biggest brands including Airbnb, AT&T and Sephora. "
target: Spredfast
Spredfast is transforming the way companies connect with consumers. Spredfast’s smart social software enables companies to build lasting relationships with today’s digitally connected consumer.
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closed 9/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

MyNewsDesk, acquired Mention

synopsis: Mynewsdesk, the leading provider of a SaaS all-in-one digital PR platform in the Nordics, announced that it has acquired Mention, a real-time web and social monitoring tool with expertise in AI and data-driven analytics. Mention’s customer base exceeded 700,000 users in over 125 countries, with over 4,000 enterprise clients.
buyer parent: NHST Media Group
buyer: MyNewsDesk
MyNewsDesk offers all types of organizations a modern digital PR solution to engage with opinion leaders, customers, bloggers and other relevant audiences. Businesses create and share information on their terms to get increased exposure. "
target: Mention
From social media to PR mentions, user reviews to blog comments, Mention helps leading brands track the most important conversations about their brand, competitors, and industry online. Mention’s customer base exceeded 700,000 users in over 125 countries, with over 4,000 enterprise clients.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
$6
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3.4x
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closed 2/1/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Bazaarvoice, Inc.

synopsis: Bazaarvoice, Inc., a provider of consumer-generated content (CGC), advertising, and personalization solutions, announced that it has been acquired by entities affiliated with the global investment firm, Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management that is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target: Bazaarvoice, Inc. (BV:$206.30)
Bazaarvoice, Inc. is a provider of consumer-generated content (CGC), advertising, and personalization solutions. Each month in the Bazaarvoice Network, more than one-half billion consumers view and share authentic consumer-generated content.
price ($mm)[EV]
$516 [$451]
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$206
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2.2x
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closed 6/1/2017 via PR Newswire

oneQube, acquired Internet Media Labs and Them Digital

synopsis: OneQube, the leading audience automation software company, announced that its has acquired Internet Media Labs which specializes in social audience development software and services, and Them Digital, a leader in machine learning content curation.
buyer: oneQube
OneQube Inc. is the leading audience automation software stack powered by artificial intelligence. It enables brands and marketers to develop powerful engaged organic social and content audiences on a single intelligent platform. "
target: Internet Media Labs and Them Digital
Internet Media Labs creates technology that focuses on relevance, the social web and the enterprise. Them Digital is a leader in machine learning content curation, and launched its innovative audience automation software stack to develop organic social and content audiences.
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announced 5/30/2017 via PR Newswire

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire Lithium Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Lithium Technologies, Inc., the market leader in cloud-based social media management and online community solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Vista Equity Partners, a leading private equity firm focused on investments in software, data and technology-enabled businesses.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based investment firm with more than $29 billion in cumulative capital commitments, currently invests in software, data and technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. "
target: Lithium Technologies, Inc.
Lithium Technologies, Inc. is the market leader in cloud-based social media management and online community solutions. Lithium delivers awesome digital customer experiences at scale for the world's biggest brands including Airbnb, AT&T and Sephora.
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closed 5/23/2017 via Market Wire

Interactions, LLC, acquired Digital Roots

synopsis: Interactions, LLC, a leading provider of Intelligent Virtual Assistants for enterprise customer care, announced the acquisition of Digital Roots, a pioneer in artificial intelligence (AI)-based social media customer engagement.
buyer: Interactions, LLC
Interactions provides Intelligent Virtual Assistants that seamlessly combine artificial intelligence and human understanding to enable businesses and consumers to engage in productive conversations. "
target: Digital Roots
Digital Roots Social Media Monitoring Assistant helps consumer brands qualify real-time content by using artificial intelligence to recognize, understand and prioritize opportunities and responses for sales, retention and research.
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closed 1/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

Aklamio GmbH, acquired Pay With a Tweet

synopsis: Aklamio, the leading European technology company for refer-a-friend and referral marketing programs takes over Firal, a Hamburg based Startup and its software Pay with a Tweet. Firal is connecting referral marketing with the reach of social media channels. Users receive discounts, vouchers, and other goodies for the referrals.
buyer: Aklamio GmbH
Aklamio provides Social Selling as a Service for companies across industries. Aklamio has the technology to track, manage and pay for social sales in omni-channel environments. More than 1.500 international brands already realize their referral marketing campaigns based on their service. "
target: Pay With a Tweet
Pay With a Tweet is the software solution for referral marketing campaigns, turning users into brand ambassadors. Pay With a Tweet helps online businesses win new customers through social media referrals.
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closed 12/7/2016 via Company Press Release

DuMont Mediengruppe, acquired Facelift

synopsis: Dumont Mediengruppe, one of Germany's largest traditional media houses, has acquired Facelift, one of the fastest growing European SaaS companies. Facelift Cloud is a unique All-in-One solution for professional social media marketing and advertising for all relevant platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube.
buyer: DuMont Mediengruppe
DuMont Mediengruppe is one of Germany's largest traditional media houses. The core of their business is their daily newspapers and digital offerings. They also hold shares in numerous advertising, radio and online companies. "
target: Facelift
Facelift brand building technologies GmbH is one of the fastest growing European SaaS companies. Their Facelift Cloud is a unique All-in-One solution for professional social media marketing and advertising for all relevant platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube.
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closed 11/23/2016 via Company Press Release

InSequent, Inc., acquired Ladderr

synopsis: Insequent has announced the acquisition of Ladderr.com, a social media marketing platform. Ladderr is a complete social media toolbox for marketers. Users can manage all the social media in one place.
buyer: InSequent, Inc.
Insequent is a world class digital marketing platform serving the needs of enterprise clients and their SMB customers. From mobile & responsive websites to SMS and PPC they offer a full suite of digital marketing solutions. "
target: Ladderr
Ladderr is a complete social media toolbox for marketers. Users can manage all the social media in one place. Users can generate leads, manage audience, engage, schedule contents, monitor, get insights and reports, everything all together.
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closed 8/9/2016 via BusinessWire

Monotype Imaging, acquired Olapic

synopsis: Monotype, a leader in helping to empower expression and engagement through type, technology and expertise, announced it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Olapic. Olapic’s Earned Content Platform helps brands collect, curate, use and analyze user-generated content in the form of images and videos in their ecommerce experiences.
buyer: Monotype Imaging (TYPE:$243.96)
Monotype is a leader in empowering expression and engagement through a combination of type, technology and expertise. Monotype provides customers worldwide with typeface solutions for a broad range of creative applications and consumer devices. "
target: Olapic
Olapic is the leading visual marketing platform for the curation, activation, and analysis of Earned Content. Olapic works with hundreds of global brands to amplify marketing and e-commerce channels with images and videos from real people, creating more personalized and powerful brand experiences.
price ($mm)
$130
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$9
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closed 6/8/2016 via BNC Analysis

Institut für Fußballmanagement, acquired Nextsocial GmbH

synopsis: Institut für Fußballmanagement has acquired nextsocial GmbH, a start-up that offers a one of a kind social commerce experience in which users can easily create exclusive fan offers, sell them directly on Facebook and advertise them on multiple media channels.
buyer parent: IUNworld GmbH
buyer: Institut für Fußballmanagement
Institut für Fußballmanagement (IfFM) is a specialist for the top football (soccer) teams in the German-speaking countries. The objective of the IfFM is the creation of a link between science and practice and long-term establishment of an academic advisory service. "
target: Nextsocial GmbH
Nextsocial offers a one of a kind social commerce experience in which users can easily create exclusive fan offers, sell them directly on Facebook and advertise them on multiple media channels.
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closed 5/4/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Wayin, acquired EngageSciences

synopsis: Real-time digital marketing software company Wayin has acquired the leading UK-based interactive marketing platform EngageSciences. The EngageSciences platform launched in 2011 with the mission to provide consumer brands with better marketing solutions.
buyer: Wayin
Wayin provides real-time digital marketing technology and services to surface the best social trends and content to engage, persuade and drive marketing results. Wayin gives brands control over their social data to create real-time experiences for consumers. "
target: EngageSciences
The EngageSciences interactive marketing platform enables brands to engage consumers, collect data and repurpose User Generated Content across every digital channel. A revolutionary platform for creating interactive marketing experiences, infused with authentic social advocacy.
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closed 10/24/2019 via PR Newswire

Falcon.io, acquired Unmetric

synopsis: Falcon.io, a Danish company that offers an integrated SaaS platform for social media listening, engaging, publishing, measuring and managing customer data, has acquired Unmetric, a company that helps brands and agencies get better engagement, more certainty, and faster reporting on their social media efforts.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Falcon.io
Headquartered in Denmark, Falcon.io offers an integrated SaaS platform for social media listening, engaging, publishing, measuring and managing customer data. It enables their clients to explore the full potential of digital marketing by managing multiple customer touchpoints from one platform. "
target: Unmetric
Unmetric helps brands and agencies get better engagement, more certainty, and faster reporting on their social media efforts. Their enterprise platform enables marketers to research, plan and optimize branded social content, and analysts to report on learnings to create more engaging content.
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closed 1/4/2019 via PR Newswire

Cision AB, acquired Falcon.io

synopsis: Cision announced it has acquired Falcon.io, a leading social media company with offices in New York, Copenhagen, Sofia, Berlin, Melbourne and Budapest. Falcon.io provides brands with insights into their global content strategy and the management of comprehensive social media marketing programs.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Cision AB (CISN:$739.91)
Cision Ltd. is a leading global provider of earned media software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals. Cision's software allows users to identify key influencers, craft and distribute strategic content, and measure meaningful impact. "
target: Falcon.io
Falcon.io offers an integrated SaaS platform for social media listening, engaging, publishing, measuring, advertising and managing customer data. The company enables their clients to explore the full potential of digital marketing by managing multiple customer touchpoints from one platform.
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$126
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announced 10/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Platinum Equity, LLC, will acquire Cision AB

synopsis: Cision Ltd., a leading global provider of software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by an affiliate of Platinum Equity, a global investment firm specializing in mergers, acquisitions, and operations.
buyer: Platinum Equity, LLC
Platinum Equity is a global investment firm with more than $19 billion of assets under management and a portfolio of approximately 40 operating companies that serve customers around the world. Platinum Equity specializes in mergers, acquisitions, and operations—a trademarked strategy it calls M&A&O."
target parent: GTCR, LLC
target: Cision AB (CISN:$739.91)
Cision Ltd. is a leading global provider of earned media software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals. Cision's software allows users to identify key influencers, craft and distribute strategic content, and measure meaningful impact.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,527 [$2,818]
rev ($mm)
$740
EBITDA ($mm)
$217
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13.0x
closed 1/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

j2 Global, Inc., acquired iContact

synopsis: iContact, an email marketing firm launched in the Triangle 15 years ago, has been acquired by j2 Global, a leading Internet information and services company. Since 2003, small and medium businesses worldwide have achieved results by turning to iContact’s best-in-class automation and email marketing solutions and knowledgeable team members.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,261.11)
j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Everyday Health and What To Expect in its Digital Media segment and eFax, Vipre, KeepItSafe and Livedrive in its Cloud Services segment. "
target parent: GTCR, LLC
target: iContact
Since 2003, small and medium businesses worldwide have achieved significant results by turning to iContact’s best-in-class automation and email marketing solutions and knowledgeable team members.
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$49
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closed 1/23/2019 via Company Press Release

Cision AB, acquired TrendKite

synopsis: Cision, a leading global provider of earned media software and services to public relations professionals, announced it has acquired TrendKite, a Digital PR platform that harnesses artificial intelligence and analytics to help brands understand the effect communications programs have on corporate reputation, website traffic and business outcomes.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Cision AB (CISN:$739.91)
Cision Ltd. is a leading global provider of earned media software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals. Cision's software allows users to identify key influencers, craft and distribute strategic content, and measure meaningful impact. "
target: TrendKite
TrendKite is the Digital PR Platform that puts earned media in the marketing mix. By harnessing artificial intelligence and big data analytics to optimize the impact public relations has on a brand's reputation, traffic and goals, TrendKite is transforming the way the world views earned media.
price ($mm)
$221
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$25
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closed 1/4/2019 via PR Newswire

Cision AB, acquired Falcon.io

synopsis: Cision announced it has acquired Falcon.io, a leading social media company with offices in New York, Copenhagen, Sofia, Berlin, Melbourne and Budapest. Falcon.io provides brands with insights into their global content strategy and the management of comprehensive social media marketing programs.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Cision AB (CISN:$739.91)
Cision Ltd. is a leading global provider of earned media software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals. Cision's software allows users to identify key influencers, craft and distribute strategic content, and measure meaningful impact. "
target: Falcon.io
Falcon.io offers an integrated SaaS platform for social media listening, engaging, publishing, measuring, advertising and managing customer data. The company enables their clients to explore the full potential of digital marketing by managing multiple customer touchpoints from one platform.
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closed 7/30/2018 via PR Newswire

Cision AB, acquired ShareIQ

synopsis: Cision announced it has acquired the technical assets of Berlin-based ShareIQ. The ShareIQ platform is based on patent-pending technology that discovers, analyzes and indexes original pieces of visual content, as well as shared and republished copies of specific images.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Cision AB (CISN:$739.91)
Cision Ltd. is a leading global provider of earned media software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals. Cision's software allows users to identify key influencers, craft and distribute strategic content, and measure meaningful impact. "
target: ShareIQ
ShareIQ is Earned Media Performance Intelligence SaaS for brands to extract the full value of their content across the web. The ShareIQ platform discovers, analyzes and indexes original pieces of visual content, as well as shared and republished copies of specific images.
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closed 12/20/2017 via PR Newswire

Cision AB, acquired CEDROM-SNi Inc.

synopsis: Cision, Ltd. announced that it has acquired CEDROM-SNi Inc. ("CEDROM"), a Montréal-based firm specializing in digital media monitoring solutions. CEDROM serves a varied clientele, consisting of large corporate enterprises, government agencies, media companies, and advertising and public relations agencies, among others.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Cision AB (CISN:$739.91)
Cision Ltd. is a leading global provider of earned media software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals. Cision's software allows users to identify key influencers, craft and distribute strategic content, and measure meaningful impact. "
target: CEDROM-SNi Inc.
CEDROM-SNi is a provider of digital reproduction rights for media outlets. CEDROM-SNi's public relations workflow platform, Eureka.cc, provides thousands of customers in Québec and in France with the ability to search, analyze and conduct media monitoring in an evolving digital media environment.
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closed 3/28/2017 via PR Newswire

Cision AB, acquired Bulletin Intelligence

synopsis: Cision announced that it acquired Bulletin Intelligence, which has written the daily White House News Summary for the Executive Office of the President since 2001, and which also provides custom, expert-curated executive briefings to the CEOs and C-suites of many of the nation's largest businesses.
buyer: Cision AB (CISN:$739.91)
Cision is a leading media communication technology and analytics company that enables marketers and communicators to effectively manage their earned media programs in coordination with paid and owned channels to drive business impact. "
target: Bulletin Intelligence
Bulletin Intelligence and its subsidiaries deliver fully-customized intelligence briefings to executives in leading businesses, government entities, and associations. Briefings analyze and synthesize comprehensive and relevant set of news, social media, and other sources of competitive intelligence.
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closed 3/10/2017 via PR Newswire

Toppan Vite, acquired The Vintage Group

synopsis: Toppan Vite, a leading international financial printing, communications and technology company, announced the strategic acquisition of Vintage, a division of PR Newswire. Vintage provides regulatory compliance across capital markets, corporate services, and institutional and fund services.
buyer parent: Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.
buyer: Toppan Vite
Toppan Vite, a leader in financial printing and communications solutions, is part of the Toppan Printing Co., Ltd., the world's largest printing group. Toppan Vite has been a pioneer and trusted partner in the financial markets for 3 decades, serving the financial, legal and corporate communities. "
target parent: Cision AB
target: The Vintage Group
Vintage, a division of PR Newswire, provides regulatory compliance and shareholder communications services across capital markets, corporate services, and institutional and fund services. Vintage, formerly Vintage Filings, was founded in 2002 and acquired by PR Newswire in 2007.
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closed 6/17/2016 via PR Newswire

Cision AB, acquired PR Newswire Association Inc.

synopsis: Cision has finalized the acquisition of PR Newswire. PR Newswire is the premier global provider of multimedia platforms that enable marketers, corporate communicators, sustainability officers, public affairs and investor relations officers to leverage content to engage with all their key audiences.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Cision AB (CISN:$739.91)
Cision is a leading global media intelligence company, serving the complete workflow of today's communications, social media and content marketing professionals. "
target parent: United Business Media Limited
target: PR Newswire Association Inc.
PR Newswire is the premier global provider of multimedia platforms that enable marketers, corporate communicators, sustainability officers, public affairs and investor relations officers to leverage content to engage with all their key audiences.
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$841
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$297
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announced 6/16/2015 via GlobeNewswire

AIMediaComms, will purchase Vocus UK, Cision UK, & certain assets from Cision AB

synopsis: AIMediaComms, a wholly owned subsidiary of Access Intelligence plc, will acquire 100 percent of the Vocus UK and Cision UK business and certain assets, including the media contacts database, UK-based customers and employees, and third party supplier agreements.
buyer parent: Access Intelligence plc
buyer: AIMediaComms
With over 300 active accounts, AIMediaComms, is Europe’s leading provider of stakeholder and media relations management software, ‘ Vuelio.’ Vuelio enables media and public affairs teams to deliver accurate, consistent and timely communications to stakeholders. "
seller parent: GTCR, LLC
seller: Cision AB (CISN:$739.91)
Cision is a leading global media intelligence company, serving the complete workflow of today's communications, social media and content marketing professionals.
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closed 3/23/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Cision AB, acquired Viralheat

synopsis: Cision, a leading global media intelligence company, announced the acquisition of Viralheat, a top social media engagement platform. Cision is building out the industry's most comprehensive suite of social engagement tools, and now this acquisition will reinforce the company's commitment to expanding its social capabilities.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Cision AB (CISN:$739.91)
Cision is a leading global media intelligence company, serving the complete workflow of today's PR and communication professionals. Cision enables communicators to improve their marketing and strengthen data-driven decision making. "
target: Viralheat
Viralheat is the enterprise content marketing and social media management platform that provides digital marketers with social media monitoring, publishing, analytics, content intelligence and reporting in a single, intuitive interface.
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closed 10/22/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Cision AB, acquired Gorkana Group

synopsis: Cision, a leading provider of PR, social software and insight services, announced that it acquired Gorkana Group Limited, a top U.K.-based media intelligence and data insights service provider. Gorkana strengthens Cision's offering to PR professionals while also better serving the international journalist community.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Cision AB (CISN:$739.91)
Cision is a leading provider of public relations software that enables professionals to plan, execute and measure influencer-oriented campaigns in one integrated platform. Communication professionals use Cision to access pitchable media and blogger databases, distribute press releases, and more. "
target parent: Exponent Private Equity
target: Gorkana Group
Gorkana Group is a media information provider, offering PR and marketing professionals access to customized media intelligence. Gorkana's clients become part of their unique community. This connects them to everything from industry experts and latest news, insights and events, jobs and journalists.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/15/2014 via PR Web

Cision AB, Vocus, Inc., acquired Visible Technologies

synopsis: Vocus, Inc. and Cision, leading global providers of cloud-based public relations software have been brought together by private equity firm GTCR, announced the acquisition of Visible Technologies. Visible is a worldwide market leader in social media listening and analytics, insights and engagement.
buyer: Cision AB (CISN:$739.91)
buyer: Vocus, Inc.
Vocus is a leading provider of public relations software that enables professionals to plan, execute and measure influencer-oriented campaigns in one integrated platform. Cision is a leading provider of cloud-based PR software, services and tools for the marketing and public relations industry. "
target: Visible Technologies
Visible Technologies is the leader in social media monitoring, analytics, and services for enterprises globally. Visible helps businesses analyze social media conversations to better understand consumer preferences, market dynamics, competitive strengths and weaknesses, and other information.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/25/2012 via Company Press Release

BurrellesLuce, purchased U.S. Print Monitoring Operations from Cision AB

synopsis: Cision announced the sale of its U.S. print monitoring operations to BurrellesLuce. Cision will continue providing its digital media monitoring services, including online, social and broadcast monitoring, and will continue to expand other services including influencer identification, media measurement and analysis.
buyer: BurrellesLuce
BurrellesLuce helps communication professionals maximize their media relations results through a full range of planning, monitoring and measurement services. The company’s online platform, BurrellesLuce 2.0, enables clients to view press clippings, target and connect with journalists and bloggers. "
seller: Cision AB (CISN:$739.91)
Cision delivers relevant media information, targeted distribution, media monitoring, and precise analyses. Cision is a force that drives your business forward through the ability to make better decisions based on superior media intelligence.
price ($mm)
$0.50
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/23/2009 via AP - Associated Press

Infopaq International, will purchase Monitor and Analyze business from Cision AB

synopsis: Cision AB has signed an agreement to sell its Monitor and Analyze business in Sweden and Norway to Infopaq International, a leading company on the Nordic market for Monitor and Analysis services.
buyer: Infopaq International
Infopaq was founded in Denmark in 1998, and quickly established itself as an external monitoring supplier in two areas, media monitoring and media analysis. Today, Infopaq is represented in Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland. "
seller: Cision AB (CISN:$739.91)
Cision delivers relevant media information, targeted distribution, media monitoring, and precise analyses. Cision is a force that drives your business forward through the ability to make better decisions based on superior media intelligence.
price ($mm)
$3.11
rev ($mm)
$30
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/7/2006 via BusinessWire

multivision, inc., acquired Tempo IV

synopsis: Bacon's | multivision, the leading provider of premium broadcast management applications, expands its broadcast monitoring services in the Pacific Northwest with the acquisition of Tempo IV. The acquisition brings together two of the leading providers of diverse broadcast monitoring services to one of the fastest growing regions in the US.
buyer parent: Cision
buyer: multivision, inc.
multivision is a leader in the collection, analysis and delivery of real-time corporate intelligence. Businesses rely on multivision’s services to track public opinion, communications campaigns and informational research across the spectrum of media. "
target: Tempo IV
Twenty-four hours a day, 365 days a year, the Tempo IV team of professionals is capturing the news that's important to you. We know the issues of the day affect you, your business, and the future of your business.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/1/2005 via BusinessWire

Bacon's Information Inc., acquired multivision, inc.

synopsis: Bacon's Information, Inc., a provider of media research, distribution, monitoring and evaluation services for public relations, marketing and corporate communications professionals, today announced the acquisition of Multivision, Inc., a broadcast monitoring and media management company headquartered in Oakland, California.
buyer parent: Cision
buyer: Bacon's Information Inc.
Bacon's Information provides a wide range of information and assistance for anyone needing to research, contact or monitor the media. Bacon's is a leading provider of media services to public relations professionals in corporate, non-profit, governmental and educational environments. Bacon's is kno "
target: multivision, inc.
multivision is a leader in the collection, analysis and delivery of real-time corporate intelligence. Businesses rely on multivision’s services to track public opinion, communications campaigns and informational research across the spectrum of media.
price ($mm)
$25
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/4/2019 via PR Newswire

Cision AB, acquired Falcon.io

synopsis: Cision announced it has acquired Falcon.io, a leading social media company with offices in New York, Copenhagen, Sofia, Berlin, Melbourne and Budapest. Falcon.io provides brands with insights into their global content strategy and the management of comprehensive social media marketing programs.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Cision AB (CISN:$739.91)
Cision Ltd. is a leading global provider of earned media software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals. Cision's software allows users to identify key influencers, craft and distribute strategic content, and measure meaningful impact. "
target: Falcon.io
Falcon.io offers an integrated SaaS platform for social media listening, engaging, publishing, measuring, advertising and managing customer data. The company enables their clients to explore the full potential of digital marketing by managing multiple customer touchpoints from one platform.
price ($mm)
$126
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Platinum Equity, LLC, will acquire Cision AB

synopsis: Cision Ltd., a leading global provider of software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by an affiliate of Platinum Equity, a global investment firm specializing in mergers, acquisitions, and operations.
buyer: Platinum Equity, LLC
Platinum Equity is a global investment firm with more than $19 billion of assets under management and a portfolio of approximately 40 operating companies that serve customers around the world. Platinum Equity specializes in mergers, acquisitions, and operations—a trademarked strategy it calls M&A&O."
target parent: GTCR, LLC
target: Cision AB (CISN:$739.91)
Cision Ltd. is a leading global provider of earned media software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals. Cision's software allows users to identify key influencers, craft and distribute strategic content, and measure meaningful impact.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,527 [$2,818]
rev ($mm)
$740
EBITDA ($mm)
$217
EV / rev
3.8x
EV / EBITDA
13.0x
announced 6/16/2015 via GlobeNewswire

AIMediaComms, will purchase Vocus UK, Cision UK, & certain assets from Cision AB

synopsis: AIMediaComms, a wholly owned subsidiary of Access Intelligence plc, will acquire 100 percent of the Vocus UK and Cision UK business and certain assets, including the media contacts database, UK-based customers and employees, and third party supplier agreements.
buyer parent: Access Intelligence plc
buyer: AIMediaComms
With over 300 active accounts, AIMediaComms, is Europe’s leading provider of stakeholder and media relations management software, ‘ Vuelio.’ Vuelio enables media and public affairs teams to deliver accurate, consistent and timely communications to stakeholders. "
seller parent: GTCR, LLC
seller: Cision AB (CISN:$739.91)
Cision is a leading global media intelligence company, serving the complete workflow of today's communications, social media and content marketing professionals.
price ($mm)
$2.05
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/30/2014 via BusinessWire

GTCR, LLC, acquired Vocus, Inc.

synopsis: GTCR, a leading private equity firm, and Vocus, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based public relations and marketing software that enables companies to acquire and retain customers, jointly announced the successful completion of the acquisition of Vocus by an affiliate of GTCR.
buyer: GTCR, LLC
Founded in 1980, GTCR is a leading private equity firm focused on investing in growth companies in the Financial Services & Technology, Healthcare and Information Services & Technology industries. "
target: Vocus, Inc.
Vocus is a leading provider of on-demand software for corporate communications and public relations. Vocus' web-based software suite helps organizations of all sizes manage local and global relationships and communications with journalists, analysts, public officials and other key audiences.
price ($mm)[EV]
$390 [$352]
rev ($mm)
$186
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/23/2019 via Company Press Release

Cision AB, acquired TrendKite

synopsis: Cision, a leading global provider of earned media software and services to public relations professionals, announced it has acquired TrendKite, a Digital PR platform that harnesses artificial intelligence and analytics to help brands understand the effect communications programs have on corporate reputation, website traffic and business outcomes.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Cision AB (CISN:$739.91)
Cision Ltd. is a leading global provider of earned media software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals. Cision's software allows users to identify key influencers, craft and distribute strategic content, and measure meaningful impact. "
target: TrendKite
TrendKite is the Digital PR Platform that puts earned media in the marketing mix. By harnessing artificial intelligence and big data analytics to optimize the impact public relations has on a brand's reputation, traffic and goals, TrendKite is transforming the way the world views earned media.
price ($mm)
$221
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
8.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/29/2019 via Company Press Release

Techedge Group, acquired Sturnis 365

synopsis: Techedge, a global business solutions and IT services firm, has acquired a 75% stake in Sturnis 365, an intelligent disclosure management solution. Sturnis 365 is an intuitive cloud solution that helps companies with producing and publishing corporate content such as annual reports, 10k reports, audits, and regulatory reports required by the IFRS.
buyer: Techedge Group (BIT:EDGE:$182.64)
Techedge provides business solutions and IT services that combine business advisory, technology expertise and premium delivery capabilities. Their mission is to help organizations evolve into true digital companies through short iterative cycles of business-driven innovation. "
target: Sturnis 365
Sturnis 365 is an intelligent disclosure management solution. Sturnis 365 is an intuitive cloud solution that helps companies with producing and publishing corporate content such as annual reports, 10k reports, audits, regulatory reports required by the IFRS, Solvency II, Basel III and ASC.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 12/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

EQS Group AG, acquired Tensid Ltd.

synopsis: Tensid, a leading Digital Corporate Communications provider in Switzerland, has been acquired by EQS Group, a Munich-headquartered leading international provider of digital corporate communications.
buyer: EQS Group AG (XTRA:EQS:$37.81)
The EQS Group is a Munich-headquartered leading international provider of digital corporate communications. Since its founding in 2000, the EQS Group has grown to be a leading global provider of digital solutions for investor relations and corporate communications. "
target: Tensid Ltd.
Founded in 2000, the Tensid AG is the leading provider of integrated systems for Investor Relations, Public Relations and Corporate Communications in Switzerland. Its services are widely used by listed and non-listed companies as well as various organizations.
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announced 10/24/2011 via GlobeNewswire

The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., will acquire Glide Technologies Limited

synopsis: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., the world's largest exchange company, announced that it has agreed to acquire Glide Technologies Limited, a leading London-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider specializing in corporate communications and reputation management solutions.
buyer: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$4,199.00)
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with more than 3,500 listed companies. "
target: Glide Technologies Limited
Glide Technologies is a leading software-as-a-service provider specializing in corporate communications and reputation management solutions. It provides companies with online tools used to monitor content and engage with media, investors, consumers and other public relations professionals.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/11/2016 via PR Newswire

Q4 Inc., acquired Euroinvestor IR Solutions

synopsis: Q4 Inc. Acquires Euroinvestor IR Solutions, Europe's leading IR Quote, Charting and News Provider. The acquisition will enhance Q4’s product portfolio, extending the global reach of Q4’s market leading investor website platform, webcasting, IR desktop and stock surveillance services by providing global data coverage and multiple language support.
buyer: Q4 Inc.
Q4 is a global leader in communication and intelligence solutions to the IR market. Thousands of brands around the world use Q4 website, webcasting, CRM, analytics and surveillance solutions to better connect with their investors and understand the capital markets. "
target parent: Euroinvestor A/S
target: Euroinvestor IR Solutions
Euroinvestor IR Solutions is a leading provider of Investor Relations products, based in Copenhagen, Denmark, and is a subsidiary of Euroinvestor.com A/S – one of Scandinavia's leading online media companies.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 4/4/2012 via PR Newswire

DirectImpact, acquired Crowdverb

synopsis: Direct Impact, a leading grassroots advocacy firm that manages communications campaigns on behalf of some of the world's largest corporations and trade associations, announced its acquisition of Crowdverb, a digital management and advocacy firm based in Seattle, Washington.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: DirectImpact
Direct Impact is a premier grassroots public affairs, public education and corporate reputation firm, offering a complete range of services essential to conducting successful grassroots outreach and education, public relations, coalition development and community mobilization. "
target: Crowdverb
Crowdverb's Modern Mobilization™ approach uses a social web technology platform and tool set to build permanent online communities on behalf of clients. Communities can be mobilized instantly and effectively to impact issues and legislation, manage reputations and promote products.
price ($mm)
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announced 9/26/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire GovDelivery, Inc.

synopsis: Actua Corporation announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with an investor group led by Vista Equity Partners under which it will sell GovDelivery, the leading provider of cloud-based government communications software solutions, for $153 million in cash, subject to certain adjustments.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based private equity firm with offices in Austin, Chicago and San Francisco, with over $26 billion in cumulative capital commitments, currently invests in software, data and technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. "
target parent: Actua Corporation
target: GovDelivery, Inc.
GovDelivery enables public sector organizations to connect with people and to get those people to act. As the number one referrer of traffic to hundreds of government websites, GovDelivery's enterprise-class, cloud-based technology allows government organizations to transform their communications.
price ($mm)
$153
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/5/2010 via BusinessWire

Internet Capital Group, Inc., acquired GovDelivery, Inc.

synopsis: Internet Capital Group, Inc. announced that, together with management, it has acquired GovDelivery, Inc. GovDelivery, based in St. Paul, Minnesota, is the leading platform provider of government-to-citizen digital communication solutions. ICG paid $19.7 million for 89% ownership of GovDelivery.
buyer: Internet Capital Group, Inc. (ACTA:$118.96)
Internet Capital Group owns and builds Internet software companies that drive business productivity and reduce transaction costs between firms. ICG devotes its expertise and capital to maximizing the success of these platform companies that are delivering on-demand software and service applications."
target: GovDelivery, Inc.
GovDelivery is the world’s leading provider of government-to-citizen communication solutions. GovDelivery’s digital subscription management solution provides organizations with a fully-automated, on-demand public communication system.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/11/2019 via BusinessWire

RealPage, Inc., acquired Investor Management Services, LLC

synopsis: RealPage, Inc., a leading global provider of software and data analytics to the real estate industry, has acquired Investor Management Services, LLC (IMS). IMS provides an Investor Relationship Management platform with an investor dashboard, an investor portal to manage investor relations, and a comprehensive waterfall engine for distributions.
buyer: RealPage, Inc. (RP:$960.34)
RealPage provides a technology platform that enables real estate owners and managers to change how people experience and use rental space. Clients use the platform to gain transparency in asset performance, leverage data insights, and monetize space to create incremental yields. "
target: Investor Management Services, LLC
Investor Management Services (IMS) is an investor experience platform for commercial real estate firms to engage investors and manage assets. The web-based IMS Platform provides automated Waterfall Distribution Processing, Investor Dashboards, CRM, Document Sharing, and Investor Statements.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/28/2018 via PR Newswire

Synap Software Labs merged with Imagineer Technology Group, Inc.,

synopsis: Imagineer Technology Group, a leading provider of investor relations and fund marketing software to the asset management industry, and Synap Software Labs, maker of cloud-based investment research, due diligence, and account management applications, have merged. Synap provides relationship management tools for the entire customer journey.
buyer: Imagineer Technology Group, Inc.
Since their founding in 1998, Imagineer has focused on providing relationship management software and services that help investor relations, fund marketing, and customer success teams to effectively manage their clients and operate their businesses efficiently and intelligently. "
target: Synap Software Labs
Synap provides relationship management tools for the entire customer journey. Synap helps private fund managers centralize all of their investor relationship information, and it also helps institutional investors organize and collaborate investment research.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/17/2015 via BNC Analysis

Q4 Web Systems Inc., acquired Oxford Intelligence Partners

synopsis: Q4 Web Systems (Q4), the leading investor relations SaaS platform, has announced its acquisition of Oxford Intelligence Partners (Oxford), a provider of innovative stock surveillance, market intelligence and quantitative trading analytics to investor relations professionals and institutional investors.
buyer: Q4 Web Systems Inc.
Q4 Web Systems (Q4) is a SaaS platform that provides communication and intelligence solutions to investor relations officers, the C-­suite of public companies and institutional investors. Over 500 global companies use Q4’s suite of products to improve their engagement with the capital markets. "
target: Oxford Intelligence Partners
Oxford Intelligence Partners (Oxford) provides innovative stock surveillance, market intelligence and quantitative trading analytics to investor relations professionals and institutional investors.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Centerbridge Capital Partners, will purchase Marketing Platform and Commerce Software from IBM

synopsis: Centerbridge Partners, L.P. and IBM announced a definitive agreement under which Centerbridge will acquire IBM’s marketing platform and commerce software offerings. The offerings include marketing automation tools, marketing analytics, an AI-powered content management system, an open ecosystem connector, and robust services.
buyer: Centerbridge Capital Partners
Centerbridge Partners, L.P. is a private investment management firm employing a flexible approach across investment disciplines—from private equity to credit and related strategies, and real estate—in an effort to find the most attractive opportunities for their investors and business partners. "
seller: IBM (IBM:$77,131.00)
IBM’s marketing platform and commerce software offerings include marketing automation tools, marketing analytics, an AI-powered content management system, an open ecosystem connector, and robust services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/25/2018 via BusinessWire

Mediafly, acquired Alinean

synopsis: Mediafly, a mobile sales enablement solution that enhances how sales organizations engage buyers, has announced the acquisition of Alinean, Inc., a software and consulting company dedicated to empowering B2B sales and marketing teams to better communicate and quantify the value of their products and solutions to buyers.
buyer: Mediafly
Mediafly is a mobile sales enablement solution that enhances how brands engage prospective buyers. By using Mediafly’s technology, marketing and sales teams are able to deliver custom, dynamic sales presentations quickly and efficiently, engaging customers with insights that are relevant to them. "
target: Alinean
Alinean empowers B2B companies to better connect, engage and sell to today's economic-focused buyer via the development and delivery of value messaging, interactive sales/marketing tools and sales training.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/6/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Quark Inc., acquired Docurated

synopsis: Quark Software, a company that develops a content automation platform, announced it has acquired Docurated, the creators of enterprise sales enablement solutions. Since its inception in 2012, Docurated has been recognized as a pioneer in SaaS-based enterprise sales and marketing software.
buyer parent: Parallax Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Quark Inc.
Quark Software Inc. develops a content automation platform that helps large organizations streamline the creation, management, publishing and delivery of business-critical content. Their solutions automate the process with reusable Smart Content components that can be dynamically assembled. "
target: Docurated
Since its inception in 2012, Docurated has been recognized as a pioneer in SaaS-based enterprise sales and marketing software. Docurated helps customers see and understand everything about their content so they can have precise customer interactions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/18/2017 via PR Newswire

Zeta Global, acquired Boomtrain

synopsis: Zeta Global, the data-driven marketing technology innovator whose SaaS-based marketing cloud helps leading brands acquire, retain and grow customer relationships, announced that it has acquired Boomtrain, a machine learning driven marketing technology platform that uses AI to drive personalized messaging across all digital touchpoints.
buyer parent: Investcorp
buyer: Zeta Global
Zeta is a data-driven marketing technology innovator whose SaaS-based marketing cloud and professional services help 500+ Fortune 1000 and Middle Market brands acquire, retain and grow customer relationships through actionable data, advanced analytics and machine learning. "
target: Boomtrain
Boomtrain is the only scalable marketing platform with artificial intelligence at its core, enabling brands to better understand and communicate with their customers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/1/2017 via Company Press Release

Eversfrank Group, acquired Novadex GmbH

synopsis: The Eversfrank Group announced that it has acquired Novadex GmbH, a provider of expert cloud solutions for marketing. With its product portfolio, Novadex allows customers to create personalized, cross-channel marketing communication.
buyer: Eversfrank Group
Eversfrank Group is one of Germany's largest independent print and media service providers. Their services include high-volume & high-value printing multichannel marketing solutions, and direct marketing products. Their software system unites product data, advertising media planning and publishing. "
target: Novadex GmbH
Established in 2011, Novadex provides expert cloud solutions for marketing. Their solutions allow customers to create personalized, cross-channel marketing communication. With the professional solutions by Novadex, customers can increase their marketing efficiency significantly.
price ($mm)
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Fireswirl Technologies Inc.
Fireswirl Technologies Inc.
Fireswirl helps major international and local Chinese companies to strategically expand their market and provides an integrated technology and service platform for their e-commerce sales in China.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$37.08
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.19)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.24)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: AIM:VNET
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vianet Group plc
Vianet Group plc
Vianet Group is a leading provider of actionable management information and business insight created through combining data from their smart Internet of Things ('IOT') solutions and external information sources.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$18.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.66
EBIT ($mm)
$3.19
Net Income ($mm)
$1.49
Employees
159
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Ticker: SHOP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shopify Inc.
Shopify Inc.
Shopify is the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses. Merchants use the software to design, set up and manage their stores across multiple sales channels, including web, mobile, social media, brick-and-mortar locations and pop-up shops.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,179.37
EBITDA ($mm)
($84.91)
EBIT ($mm)
($107.38)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4000
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALOXA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oxatis SA
Oxatis SA
Oxatis provides award-winning SaaS e-Commerce solutions for small and medium sized businesses, combining ease of use, flexibility and affordability. A range of design and SEO services are also available to build and manage a successful online shop.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$11.84
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.14)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.42)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
166
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Ticker: LLNW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks, Inc. provides solutions that enable business and technology decision makers to profit from the shift of content and advertising to the online world, the explosive growth of mobile and connected devices, and the migration of IT applications and services into the cloud.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$177.70
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.67)
EBIT ($mm)
($40.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: BIT:AXEL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
axélero S.p.A.
axélero S.p.A.
axélero provides effective and innovative digital advertising and digital marketing solutions, tailor-made for small, medium and large enterprises and national and local institutions to gain greater visibility, useful contacts and concrete business results.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$51.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.31
EBIT ($mm)
$3.12
Net Income ($mm)
$1.49
Employees
21
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Ticker: ADAT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AuthentiDate Holding Corp
AuthentiDate Holding Corp
Authentidate® is a worldwide provider of secure workflow management software and web-based services. The company's automated and trusted workflow solutions enable enterprises and office professionals to employ rules-based electronic forms and web and fax based communication capabilities.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$2.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($16.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($18.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
37
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Ticker: NYSE:RAMP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LiveRamp
LiveRamp
LiveRamp provides the identity platform leveraged by brands and their partners to deliver innovative products and exceptional experiences. LiveRamp IdentityLink connects people, data, and devices across the digital and physical world.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$285.62
EBITDA ($mm)
($154.53)
EBIT ($mm)
($176.11)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,028.55
Employees
950
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Ticker: AIM:ACC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Access Intelligence plc
Access Intelligence plc
Access Intelligence Plc is the parent company of a group of Software as a Service (SaaS) businesses that deliver comprehensive reputation and risk management solutions for both the public and private sectors.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$11.19
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.91)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
94
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Ticker: AMEX:ISDR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Issuer Direct
Issuer Direct
Issuer Direct Corporation is a market leader and innovator of disclosure management solutions and cloud-based compliance technologies. Its flagship technology platform is DMS, a secure cloud based workflow compliance collaboration system for corporate issuers and compliance professionals.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$13.98
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.04
EBIT ($mm)
$1.47
Net Income ($mm)
$1.52
Employees
66
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Piksel
Piksel
Piksel people create and manage OTT video monetization solutions for some of the world’s leading media brands: AT&T U-verse, BSkyB, Celcom, Channel 4, Mediaset, Sky Deutschland, Sky Italia, Televisa Mexico, Vodafone and more.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$214.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.04
EBIT ($mm)
$14.12
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1300
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Ticker: RMKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rainmaker Systems, Inc.
Rainmaker Systems, Inc.
Rainmaker Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of business-to-business sales and marketing services. Our core services include complete lead qualification and management, new product sales, channel enablement, subscription renewals, and service contract sales.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$47.79
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.43)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.03)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
950
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALWED
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wedia SA
Wedia SA
Wedia is the most experienced Marketing Resource Management (MRM) software provider to bring creation, customization, and distribution capabilities to all three major content channels: web, print and mobile.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$8.31
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.60
EBIT ($mm)
$0.43
Net Income ($mm)
$0.34
Employees
61
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Ticker: OTCPK:FSSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FISION
FISION
FISION is a cloud-based digital asset management, marketing automation, and sales enablement company. FISION’s advanced, proprietary technology specializes in managing a customer’s brand and marketing content enabling marketing and sales people to create compelling on-brand communications.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.56
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.48)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.55)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
11
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Ticker: LLNW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks, Inc. provides solutions that enable business and technology decision makers to profit from the shift of content and advertising to the online world, the explosive growth of mobile and connected devices, and the migration of IT applications and services into the cloud.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$177.70
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.67)
EBIT ($mm)
($40.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: AIM:GBG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GB Group Plc
GB Group Plc
GBG is a global specialist in identity data intelligence. They help organisations make decisions about the customers they serve and the people they employ. GBG has the fundamental belief that the digital economy relies on everyone having access to data they can trust.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$160.31
EBITDA ($mm)
$30.93
EBIT ($mm)
$18.39
Net Income ($mm)
$13.21
Employees
800
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Ticker: BIT:AXEL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
axélero S.p.A.
axélero S.p.A.
axélero provides effective and innovative digital advertising and digital marketing solutions, tailor-made for small, medium and large enterprises and national and local institutions to gain greater visibility, useful contacts and concrete business results.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$51.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.31
EBIT ($mm)
$3.12
Net Income ($mm)
$1.49
Employees
21
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Ticker: OTCPK:IMMD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Immudyne
lmmuDyne, Inc. is a technology-driven e-commerce company that builds innovative and proprietary brands. Immudyne’s scalable and global advertising technology infrastructure leverages social media, search and e-commerce platforms to rapidly and profitably grow their product portfolio.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$6.49
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.95)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.47
Employees
11
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Ticker: ASX:MTL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Manalto Limited
Manalto is a cloud-based social media management software that enables enterprises to efficiently manage their social media presence across multiple social platforms, at scale, with alignment to their structure. It delivers controls to support brand and risk management across social media.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.12
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.69)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: VERB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VERB Technology Company, Inc.
VERB Technology Company, Inc.
VERB Technology Company, Inc. is rapidly emerging as the market leader in interactive video data collection and analysis applications. VERB provides customer relationship management (CRM), lead generation, and video marketing software applications under the brand name TAGG.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.03
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.77)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.79)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
10
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Ticker: BLIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bridgeline Digital, Inc.
Bridgeline Digital, Inc.
Bridgeline Digital is developer of the award-winning iAPPS Web Engagement Platform and related interactive solutions. The iAPPS platform integrates Web Content Management, eCommerce, eMarketing, and web Analytics capabilities within the heart of mission critical websites or eCommerce web stores.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$11.97
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.29)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
55
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Ticker: NYSE:RAMP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LiveRamp
LiveRamp
LiveRamp provides the identity platform leveraged by brands and their partners to deliver innovative products and exceptional experiences. LiveRamp IdentityLink connects people, data, and devices across the digital and physical world.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$285.62
EBITDA ($mm)
($154.53)
EBIT ($mm)
($176.11)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,028.55
Employees
950
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Ticker: MRIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Marin Software
Marin Software
Founded in April 2006 by seasoned digital marketing and enterprise software professionals, Marin Software Incorporated provides a leading cross-channel performance advertising cloud used by brands and agencies to measure, manage and optimize ad spend across the web and mobile devices.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$99.35
EBITDA ($mm)
($26.83)
EBIT ($mm)
($33.63)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
500
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