Like DSTNCT Pte Ltd

closed 2/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Gushcloud Pte Ltd, acquired DSTNCT Pte Ltd

synopsis: Gushcloud, Asia's number one influencer marketing company, has acquired DSTNCT, an integrated marketing agency in Singapore. DSTNCT delivers effective marketing solutions that target next generation youths and drives positive business value for their clients.
buyer: Gushcloud Pte Ltd
Gushcloud is a Singapore-headquartered, leading digital influencer, marketing and media company. Gushcloud works with brands and agencies to engage celebrities and influencers to create and broadcast compelling branded content to their audiences. "
target: DSTNCT Pte Ltd
DSTNCT is an integrated marketing agency in Singapore. DSTNCT delivers effective marketing solutions that target next generation youths and drives positive business value for their clients. Their clients include the National Youth Council, AIA Singapore, Capitaland Malls, Grab Singapore, and more.
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closed 8/19/2020 via PR Newswire

Slope Agency, acquired Abacus Growth

synopsis: Slope Agency, a full-service marketing and design agency that specializes in helping startups and e-commerce companies grow, has announced the acquisition of Abacus Growth, a digital marketing agency with distinct expertise in TikTok.
buyer: Slope Agency
Slope is a full-service marketing and design agency and specializes in helping startups and e-commerce companies grow. Their services include social media marketing, web design & development, brand strategy & identity, email strategy, conversion rate optimization, and more. "
target: Abacus Growth
Abacus Growth is a digital marketing agency with distinct expertise in TikTok. As one of the first and only agencies approved to run TikTok ads, Abacus has quickly become the premier TikTok agency, achieving virality for clients like Forbes, LEGO, and Gravity Blanket.
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closed 8/9/2018 via BusinessWire

Schiefer Chopshop, acquired Fuel Industries

synopsis: Schiefer Chopshop, an Irvine-based media and creative agency, has acquired Fuel Industries, a digital agency from Ottawa, Canada. The creative and technology teams at Fuel build digital products for brands ranging from website platforms to mobile app builds, games, gamification loyalty programs, and AR, VR, AI and voice experiences.
buyer: Schiefer Chopshop
Schiefer Chopshop is an Irvine-based media and creative agency. Founded in 2016 with the merger of media agency Schiefer Media and content creation studio Chopshop, Schiefer Chopshop combines data-driven media planning and innovative creative content for global brands. "
target: Fuel Industries
Fuel Industries (Fuel) is a digital agency from Ottawa, Canada. The creative and technology teams at Fuel build digital products for brands ranging from website platforms to mobile app builds, games, gamification loyalty programs, and AR, VR, AI and voice experiences.
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closed 6/16/2014 via PR Newswire

Cassandra Report merged with Noise Marketing,

synopsis: The Intelligence Group (IG), a consumer insights and consulting company that tracks and forecasts the behaviors of young consumers, will be merged with Noise, a creative agency owned by Engine. The combined company will continue to publish IG's iconic Cassandra Report, the leading on-going syndicated study of young consumers for nearly two decades.
buyer parent: The Engine Group Limited
buyer: Noise Marketing
Noise is a creative agency focused on crafting digital platforms, content, and products that connect brands with Millennial consumers. Founded in 2005 by Noah Kerner, author of Chasing Cool, Noise has offices in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco. "
target parent: Creative Artists Agency
target: Cassandra Report
For 20 years, The Intelligence Group (IG) has been the pre-eminent consumer insights and market research firm focused on young consumers. Their iconic Cassandra Report has been the leading on-going syndicated study of young consumers for nearly two decades.
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closed 1/6/2014 via PR Newswire

TBWA Worldwide Inc., acquired HDI Youth Marketeers

synopsis: TBWA\South Africa, a Top 10 worldwide advertising agency, has purchased 80% of Johannesburg-based HDI Youth Marketeers, a dedicated youth marketing consultancy that connects brands to people aged 3 to 23 via platforms.
buyer parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
buyer: TBWA Worldwide Inc.
TBWA Worldwide creates Disruptive Ideas expressed through Media Arts for global clients. TBWA is ranked as a Top 10 worldwide advertising agency and was recognized by Advertising Age in 2010 as the "Best International Network of the Decade."" "
target: HDI Youth Marketeers
HDI Youth Marketeers is the leading youth marketing consultancy in South Africa. The company was started in 1996 to connect brands to people aged 3 to 23 via platforms like the Junior Board of Directors and Generation Next, an annual youth brand preference survey.
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closed 9/5/2013 via BusinessWire

CROSSMARK, Inc., acquired Marketing Werks, Inc.

synopsis: CROSSMARK, a leading sales and marketing services company, has finalized the acquisition of Marketing Werks, the largest independent consumer-engagement company in the country. The acquisition signals the agencies’ shared objective to be a client’s total field marketing solutions provider.
buyer: CROSSMARK, Inc.
CROSSMARK is a leading sales and marketing services company in the consumer goods industry, providing growth solutions with exceptional service to manufacturers and retailers. They help the most powerful brands in the world achieve their business objectives across a wide range of retail channels. "
target: Marketing Werks, Inc.
Marketing Werks, Inc. is the largest independent consumer-engagement company in the United States. It offers multi-cultural, youth, event, mobile, and experiential marketing services, as well as retail sales program, press release and media support, and re-marketing services.
price ($mm)
$80
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closed 11/17/2010 via Market Wire

Dachis Corporation, Inc., acquired Archrival

synopsis: Dachis Group, the world's largest Social Business consultancy, announced the acquisition of Archrival, an award-winning social youth marketing consultancy and Facebook Preferred Developer. The acquisition provides crucial insight and expertise to an important demographic for Dachis Group clients.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Dachis Corporation, Inc.
Dachis Group is a Social Business consultancy. Through its three main Social Business practice areas, Social Business Strategy, Social Business Engagement, and Social Business Intelligence, Dachis Group helps large organizations become more connected and engaged with their constituents. "
target: Archrival
Archrival is a leading social youth marketing consultancy whose clients include foursquare, Red Bull, Pabst Brewing Company, State Farm, ESPN, and HP. The company's focus is on integrated experiences targeted at engaging today's youth market.
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closed 11/14/2011 via PR Newswire

LBI International AB, acquired Mr. Youth

synopsis: LBi International N.V., the largest independent global marketing and technology agency, announced that it has acquired leading social media and marketing agency Mr Youth in the U.S. Mr Youth assists clients in driving engagement with the new generation of consumers and creating lasting brand advocacy through non-traditional channels.
buyer: LBI International AB (NL:LBI:$233.65)
LBi International is the world's largest independent marketing and technology agency. LBi offers a suite of services that are designed to help companies attract, engage and manage customers more effectively. This full service offering combines analytical, direct marketing and digital competences. "
target parent: Alta Communications
target: Mr. Youth
Mr Youth, founded in 2002, is a social media and youth marketing agency based in New York. The agency's core focus is assisting the world's leading brands in driving consumer engagement and lasting advocacy amongst millennials.
price ($mm)
$40
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/10/2009 via PE Hub

Alta Communications, The Mustang Group LLC, acquired Mr. Youth

synopsis: Alta Communications and Mustang Group have acquired Mr. Youth, a New York–based social marketing agency. Alta Communications specializes in equity investments in media and communications companies, and The Mustang Group LLC, is a private equity firm that invests in industry-leading middle market companies.
buyer: Alta Communications
buyer: The Mustang Group LLC
Alta Communications is a Boston-based private equity firm specializing in equity investments in media and communications companies. Alta Communications has a very successful track record and is extremely active, having invested in over 100 media and telecommunications companies. "
target: Mr. Youth
Mr. Youth develops strategies and campaigns centered around the modern media mix of word-of-mouth, social interactive and experiential marketing, with a strong focus on creating integrated campaigns that fully engage the audience.
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announced 11/16/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Genius Brands International, Inc, will acquire ChizComm Ltd

synopsis: Genius Brands International, Inc., a global brand management company that creates and licenses multimedia entertainment content for children, is to acquire ChizComm Ltd., a leading North American marketing and media agency, as well as ChizComm Beacon Media, its best-in-class media research, planning and buying division.
buyer: Genius Brands International, Inc (GNUS:$1.92)
Genius Brands International, Inc. is a leading global kids media company developing, producing, marketing and licensing branded children’s entertainment properties and consumer products for media and retail distribution. "
target: ChizComm Ltd
ChizComm is Canada's full-service marketing and communications agency, specializing in the strategy and execution of public relations, digital marketing, social media, and creative services. They cultivate long-lasting, impactful connections between consumers and brands across a range of industries.
price ($mm)
$13
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closed 3/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

The Physical Network, acquired We Represent

synopsis: The Physical Network, a U.K-based peer-to-peer ticketing software company, has acquired and incorporated direct competitor We Represent, a network that helps to strengthen a brand's voice, spawn more referrals, generate more sales and provide a platform for market research.
buyer: The Physical Network
The Physical Network is a U.K-based peer-to-peer ticketing software company. People can earn free tickets to their favorite festivals by promoting them to their friends. "
target: We Represent
We-Represent, consists of a network of 10,000 Representatives aged 16-26 across the UK. The network can be activated at any time and helps to strengthen a brand's voice, spawn more referrals, generate more sales and provide a platform for market research.
price ($mm)
$3.50
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closed 2/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Gushcloud Pte Ltd, acquired DSTNCT Pte Ltd

synopsis: Gushcloud, Asia's number one influencer marketing company, has acquired DSTNCT, an integrated marketing agency in Singapore. DSTNCT delivers effective marketing solutions that target next generation youths and drives positive business value for their clients.
buyer: Gushcloud Pte Ltd
Gushcloud is a Singapore-headquartered, leading digital influencer, marketing and media company. Gushcloud works with brands and agencies to engage celebrities and influencers to create and broadcast compelling branded content to their audiences. "
target: DSTNCT Pte Ltd
DSTNCT is an integrated marketing agency in Singapore. DSTNCT delivers effective marketing solutions that target next generation youths and drives positive business value for their clients. Their clients include the National Youth Council, AIA Singapore, Capitaland Malls, Grab Singapore, and more.
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closed 2/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Gushcloud Pte Ltd, acquired DSTNCT Pte Ltd

synopsis: Gushcloud, Asia's number one influencer marketing company, has acquired DSTNCT, an integrated marketing agency in Singapore. DSTNCT delivers effective marketing solutions that target next generation youths and drives positive business value for their clients.
buyer: Gushcloud Pte Ltd
Gushcloud is a Singapore-headquartered, leading digital influencer, marketing and media company. Gushcloud works with brands and agencies to engage celebrities and influencers to create and broadcast compelling branded content to their audiences. "
target: DSTNCT Pte Ltd
DSTNCT is an integrated marketing agency in Singapore. DSTNCT delivers effective marketing solutions that target next generation youths and drives positive business value for their clients. Their clients include the National Youth Council, AIA Singapore, Capitaland Malls, Grab Singapore, and more.
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closed 3/15/2017 via PR Web

Gushcloud Pte Ltd, acquired uFluencer Group

synopsis: Gushcloud, Southeast Asia’s leading influencer media and marketing company, has acquired uFluencer Group, a US-based social media talent management agency. With the acquisition, Gushcloud has announced the formation of Gushcloud Talent Agency (GTA), a division dedicated to social media talent management.
buyer parent: YelloMobile
buyer: Gushcloud Pte Ltd
Gushcloud is a Singapore-headquartered, leading digital influencer, marketing and media company. Gushcloud works with brands and agencies to engage celebrities and influencers to create and broadcast compelling branded content to their audiences. "
target: uFluencer Group
uFluencer Group is a social media talent management agency. uFluencer Group currently represents some of the top social media influencers in the world, including Promise Phan, Carli Bybel, Evon Wahab, Lindy Tsang (Bubzbeauty), Shannon Harris (Shaaanxo) and Judy & Benji Travis (ItsJudysLife).
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closed 2/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Gushcloud Pte Ltd, acquired DSTNCT Pte Ltd

synopsis: Gushcloud, Asia's number one influencer marketing company, has acquired DSTNCT, an integrated marketing agency in Singapore. DSTNCT delivers effective marketing solutions that target next generation youths and drives positive business value for their clients.
buyer: Gushcloud Pte Ltd
Gushcloud is a Singapore-headquartered, leading digital influencer, marketing and media company. Gushcloud works with brands and agencies to engage celebrities and influencers to create and broadcast compelling branded content to their audiences. "
target: DSTNCT Pte Ltd
DSTNCT is an integrated marketing agency in Singapore. DSTNCT delivers effective marketing solutions that target next generation youths and drives positive business value for their clients. Their clients include the National Youth Council, AIA Singapore, Capitaland Malls, Grab Singapore, and more.
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closed 1/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Mortierbrigade merged with Onlyhumans,

synopsis: Mortierbrigade has merged with Onlyhumans, a creative branding and communications agency in Belgium. Mortierbrigade is an independent creative agency in Belgium. The agency has expertise in brand strategy, digital design, multichannel campaigns, social strategy, and influencer & PR management.
buyer parent: Vectis Private Equity
buyer: Onlyhumans
Onlyhumans is a creative branding and communications agency in Belgium. Onlyhumans helps brands and organisations to create a more human and relatable identity. They offer services for branding, creative campaigns, content marketing, SEO, social media marketing, and more. "
target: Mortierbrigade
Mortierbrigade is an independent creative agency in Belgium. Mortierbrigade brings brands to life through creative and impactful campaigns. The agency has expertise in brand strategy, digital design, multichannel campaigns, social strategy, and influencer & PR management.
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closed 1/5/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Ideon Media, acquired Cue Digital Media

synopsis: Ideon Media, a Toronto-based digital firm, has acquired Cue Digital Media, one of Canada’s leading online News, Sports & Entertainment, Female Lifestyle, Tech & Gaming media companies selling online integrated advertising opportunities, branded entertainment, sponsorships and partnerships to major agencies and Fortune 100 brands.
buyer: Ideon Media
Ideon Media is a Toronto-based digital firm that specializes in custom content programs created by its award-winning in-house editorial team, influencer programs, events, performance network, proprietary data, and analytics. "
target: Cue Digital Media
Cue Digital Media is one of Canada’s leading online News, Sports & Entertainment, Female Lifestyle, Tech & Gaming media companies selling online integrated advertising opportunities, branded entertainment, sponsorships and partnerships to major agencies and Fortune 100 brands.
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closed 12/10/2020 via PR Newswire

MWW Group, Inc., acquired Everywhere, LLC

synopsis: MWWPR, one of the world's leading independent public relations firms, has acquired social media and influencer marketing shop, Everywhere Agency to expand the depth and expertise of MWW's global digital influencer team. MWWPR made the acquisition as part of its ongoing investment in its influencer capabilities as a core integrated service offering.
buyer: MWW Group, Inc.
MWWPR is among the world's leading independent, integrated PR agencies with nine offices across the US and the UK. Powered by data and guided by insights, intellect and human instincts, the agency leans heavily into a digitally-led, content-driven approach. "
target: Everywhere, LLC
Everywhere is an influencer marketing and social media marketing agency. Its award-winning campaigns leverage the power of influencers and compelling content to create buzz online for brands and help them communicate more effectively with their customers.
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announced 12/10/2020 via Company Press Release

C.A.G Group, will acquire Ateles

synopsis: C.A.G Group AB (publ), an expansive IT consulting group in Sweden, will acquire Ateles Consulting AB, a leading digital consulting company in Sweden. Ateles builds future-proof digital commerce solutions that are adapted to their client's needs. They also provide services and solutions for SEO, SEM, influencer marketing, branding, and more.
buyer: C.A.G Group (OM:CAG:$62.00)
C.A.G Group is an expansive IT consulting group in Sweden. C.A.G specializes in IT-management, system development, operations, and training. The group takes care of all their client's IT needs through their 10 subsidiaries and 330 specialist consultants. "
target: Ateles
Ateles is a leading independent digital consulting company in Sweden. Ateles builds future-proof digital commerce solutions that are adapted to their client's needs. They also provide services and solutions for SEO, SEM, influencer marketing, branding, graphic design, and content creation.
price ($mm)
$5.42
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

Proches, acquired BMRP

synopsis: Proches, a PR and influencer marketing agency in France, has acquired BMRP, an independent marketing agency in France that specializes in PR, social media and influencer marketing. BMRP helps their clients to expand their brand's exposure and reputation. They offer traditional and digital PR, influencer, social media and content marketing services.
buyer parent: Insign Communications
buyer: Proches
Proches is a PR and influencer marketing agency in France. Proches works with their clients to help them identify media and influencers, anticipate media opportunities, mange relations with journalists, and win over their target audience. "
target: BMRP
BMRP is an independent marketing agency in France that specializes in PR, social media and influencer marketing. BMRP helps their clients to expand their brand's exposure and reputation. They offer traditional and digital PR, influencer, social media and content marketing services.
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closed 10/5/2020 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired starpower LLC

synopsis: W2O, the leading independent provider of analytics-driven, technology-enabled marketing and communications solutions, announced the acquisition of Starpower, an entertainment and influencer marketing agency that counsels and connects brands with entertainment, sport, music, fashion, beauty talent, influencers and content.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: W2O Group
W2O is an independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing and communications to the healthcare sector. W2O applies analytics models, methodologies and approaches in a digital world to design precise communications and marketing strategies to deliver sustained business results. "
target: starpower LLC
Starpower is an entertainment and influencer marketing agency that counsels and connects brands with entertainment, sport, music, fashion, beauty talent, influencers and content.
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closed 8/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

Dolphin Entertainment, acquired Be Social

synopsis: Dolphin Entertainment, Inc., a leading independent entertainment marketing and production company, has acquired Be Social, a Los Angeles-based digital communications agency and one of the first agencies with a hyper focus on executing influencer outreach and collaboration.
buyer: Dolphin Entertainment (DLPN:$24.23)
Dolphin Entertainment is a leading independent entertainment marketing and production company. They provide expert strategic marketing and publicity services to many of the top brands, both individual and corporate, in the film, television, music and hospitality industries. "
target: Be Social
Be Social is a Los Angeles-based digital communications agency and one of the first agencies with a hyper focus on executing influencer outreach and collaboration. Like the name suggests, Be Social is all about relationships.
price ($mm)
$2.17
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closed 8/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

Granite Digital, acquired Connector

synopsis: Granite Digital has bought Dublin-based digital and creative marketing agency Connector. Connector offers digital strategy, content creation and influencer marketing services. It has developed digital campaigns for Irish and multinational brands, such as Volkswagen, Dr. Oetker, Huawei, FreeNow, RTÉ, KBC Bank and Littlewoods Ireland.
buyer: Granite Digital
Granite Digital is one of Ireland’s leading Digital Marketing companies, with a proven record for delivering results and new business for their clients through search engine marketing and search engine friendly website design. "
target: Connector
Connector is a Dublin-based digital and creative marketing agency. Connector offers digital strategy, content creation and influencer marketing services. It has developed digital campaigns for Irish and multinational brands, such as Volkswagen, Dr. Oetker, Huawei, FreeNow, and more.
price ($mm)
$0.85
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/6/2020 via Company Press Release

theAmplify, acquired Collectively, Inc.

synopsis: You & Mr Jones, the global brandtech category pioneer and market leader, announces it has acquired Collectively, the leading US influencer marketing company. Collectively will join forces with theAmplify, the technology and data- driven influencer platform You & Mr Jones acquired in 2016.
buyer parent: You & Mr Jones
buyer: theAmplify
theAmplify is a full-service influencer marketing firm specialized in building highly engaged influencer communities for global scale with our proprietary REACH technology platform. "
target: Collectively, Inc.
Collectively discovered the power of influencer marketing in 2007—when Instagram wasn’t even an idea. At a digital media startup, Collectively launched some of the earliest influencer campaigns connecting Fortune 100 brands with star bloggers and their super-engaged audiences.
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closed 7/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Bartłomiej Sibiga, acquired Daily Dose of Beauty

synopsis: Bartłomiej Sibiga has returned to the position of president and bought back controlling interest in Daily Dose of Beauty from AdNext. Daily Dose of Beauty (DDOB) is an influencer marketing and social media agency based in Poland.
buyer: Bartłomiej Sibiga
Bartłomiej Sibiga is the founder of Daily Dose of Beauty, an influencer marketing and social media agency based in Poland. The platform has a unique system that allows connecting creators with advertisers and implementing marketing campaigns on the creators' social profiles and in DDOB's own media. "
target parent: AdNext
target: Daily Dose of Beauty
Daily Dose of Beauty (DDOB) is an influencer marketing and social media agency based in Poland. The platform has a unique system that allows connecting creators with advertisers and implementing marketing campaigns on the creators' social profiles and in DDOB's own media.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 6/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Monet + Associés, acquired Brainstorming Communication

synopsis: Monet + Associés, an independent agency based in France that specializes in PR, brand content, influencer relations, and data analysis for enhanced engagement, has acquired Brainstorming, a communications consulting agency also based in France, specialized in the global support of brands and companies.
buyer: Monet + Associés
Monet + Associés is an independent agency based in France that specializes in PR, brand content, influencer relations, and data analysis for enhanced engagement. "
target: Brainstorming Communication
Brainstorming is a communications consulting agency based in France, specialized in the global support of brands and companies. They specialize in advertising, brand content, social media, editorial, operational and digital marketing, press relations, influence, and e-reputation.
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announced 6/17/2020 via PR Newswire

Techconn Holding Group Co., Ltd., will acquire Grapevine

synopsis: Ideanomics has agreed to sell its influencer marketing platform and related assets, comprised of Grapevine Logic, Fintalk, and CommentsRadar, to Techconn Holding Group Co., Ltd. The Grapevine Influencer Platform and its suite of technologies will be merged into the Techconn Group's influencer operations.
buyer: Techconn Holding Group Co., Ltd.
Shenzhen-based Techconn is a large multinational company specializing in intelligent manufacturing and technology services. The company invests in advanced technology fields to build a high-quality innovation technology engine that promotes upgrading and development in the manufacturing industry. "
target parent: Ideanomics
target: Grapevine
Grapevine is an end-to-end influencer marketing platform that enables collaboration between advertisers and social content creators to produce promotional content at scale. It provides marketers with proprietary data about YouTube and Instagram creators to help clients make confident decisions.
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closed 5/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Socialites, acquired The Social Club

synopsis: The Socialites Group, a full service social media agency in New Zealand, has acquired The Social Club, New Zealand's largest influencer marketing agency. The Social Club connects brands with over 11,000 influencers and content creators to craft engaging content and campaigns.
buyer: Socialites
Socialites is a full service social media agency in New Zealand. Socialites unlocks the power of social media to create powerful communities of raving fans. They work with their clients to create an engaging on-brand presence over multiple social media channels. "
target: The Social Club
The Social Club is New Zealand's largest influencer marketing agency. The Social Club connects brands with over 11,000 influencers and content creators to craft engaging content and campaigns. The agency uses a data driven approach to identify the best influencers for their clients' needs.
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closed 5/20/2020 via Company Press Release

Voyage Group, Inc., acquired KAIKETSU Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Voyage Group, a company that engages in the advertising technology and online media businesses in Japan, has acquired KAIKETSU,Inc., a Japanese company that provides marketing, influencer marketing, and talent recruitment services.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Voyage Group, Inc. (TSE:3688:$196.34)
Voyage Group, Inc. engages in the advertising technology and online media businesses in Japan. It operates through Ad-Tech, Media, and Other segments. Voyage Group, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is based in Tokyo, Japan. "
target: KAIKETSU Co., Ltd.
KAIKETSU,Inc. provides marketing, influencer marketing, and talent recruitment services. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
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closed 3/25/2020 via PR Newswire

Stadiumred Group, acquired Mediakix

synopsis: Stadiumred Group has acquired leading influencer marketing agency Mediakix to its expanding agency collective. As one of the first influencer marketing companies, Evan Asano launched Mediakix in 2011, long before influencer marketing became a trending topic and career.
buyer: Stadiumred Group
The Stadiumred Group is a collective of specialist agencies including Creative Riff, Gyrosity Projects, MagicBullet Media, Mediakix, and SevenBlue. Together, they believe in the power of combining the radical creativity of independents with the seamless integration of a one-stop shop. "
target: Mediakix
Founded in Venice Beach in 2011, Mediakix is one of the very first and most recognized influencer marketing agencies. They connect the world’s top brands with passionate audiences through YouTube, Instagram, Twitch, bloggers, and social media influencers from emerging channels.
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closed 12/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

Story Worldwide LLC, acquired VonShine Industries

synopsis: Story Worldwide, a digital-first, content-focused advertising agency, has acquired VonShine Industries, a community focused, digital media agency. VonShine helps brands shape consumer conversation and the consumer-driven brand building process. VonShine provides services for social media, influencer marketing, digital PR, and more.
buyer parent: Next 15
buyer: Story Worldwide LLC
Story Worldwide is a digital-first, content-focused advertising agency. Story uses established storytelling techniques and talent to solve advertising and communication challenges. The agency focuses on creating engaging content that people want to share. "
target: VonShine Industries
VonShine Industries is a community focused, digital media agency. VonShine helps brands shape consumer conversation and the consumer-driven brand building process. VonShine provides services for social media, influencer marketing, digital PR, celebrity endorsement, product placement, and more.
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closed 12/11/2019 via PR Newswire

Hawke Media, acquired Artemis Digital Media, LLC

synopsis: Hawke Media, an award-winning marketing consultancy, has acquired Artemis Digital Media, a full-service digital media management company. Connecting its clients with social media influencers and Affiliates through strategic partnerships and various online media placements, Artemis provides premium affiliate management services to online brands.
buyer: Hawke Media
Hawke Media is an award-winning marketing consultancy. Hawke provides custom, data-driven marketing strategies to businesses of all sizes, offering its services on a month-to-month, a la carte basis. "
target: Artemis Digital Media, LLC
Artemis is a full-service digital media management company providing premium affiliate management services to online beauty and fashion brands. Artemis connects its clients with social media Affiliates and social media influencers through strategic partnerships and various online media placements.
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closed 10/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

TalentMedia, acquired Gamellon Sp. z o.o.

synopsis: TalentMedia, a Polish company that advises brands on how to create effective Online Video Campaigns, has acquired Gamellon, a YouTube Partner Network in Poland focused on supporting YouTube gaming creators. Gamellon helps content creators to connect with new audiences and increase their reach.
buyer parent: Mediacap SA
buyer: TalentMedia
TalentMedia is a Polish company that advises brands on how to create effective Online Video Campaigns. They help content creators all over the world make their first steps on Youtube. Talentmedia combines creativity, the art of storytelling and optimization for platforms which are always changing. "
target: Gamellon Sp. z o.o.
Gamellon is a YouTube Partner Network in Poland focused on supporting YouTube gaming creators. Gamellon helps content creators to connect with new audiences and increase their reach. Their partner network enables advertisers to showcase brands in an interesting and original manner.
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$0.76
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closed 4/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

RevoTech merged with Echo Myanmar,

synopsis: Domestic PR firm Echo Myanmar has merged with digital marketing agency RevoTech to create ERA Myanmar, one of the country's largest marcomms agencies. Revo is a full-service digital agency specializing in social media management, media planning and distribution, influencer marketing and everything in between.
buyer: Echo Myanmar
Echo Myanmar is a PR firm for the top organizations in Myanmar, the region or the world. Their business is corporate and brand reputation, engagement and experience. They specialize in reputation management, PR, social and digital media, influencer management and more. "
target: RevoTech
Revo is a full-service digital agency specializing in social media management, media planning and distribution, influencer marketing and everything in between. They are based in Myanmar.
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