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closed 7/17/2019 via Company Press Release

Red Ventures, LLC, acquired HealthLine, Inc.

synopsis: Red Ventures, a portfolio of growing digital businesses that bring consumers and brands together, has acquired Healthline Media, a publisher of two of the four largest consumer health and wellness information sites in the world, reaching over 150 million visitors a month globally, more than any other online health publisher.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Red Ventures is a portfolio of growing digital businesses that bring consumers and brands together through integrated e-commerce, strategic partnerships and 17 proprietary brands across the Financial, Home, Health, Education and Digital Services. "
target parent: Summit Partners
target: HealthLine, Inc.
As one of the fastest growing consumer health information sites, Healthline.com advances Healthline's mission to be users' most trusted ally in their pursuit of health and well-being. Healthline provides socially inspired, medically reviewed and data-driven content.
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closed 5/16/2019 via PE Hub

Remedy Health Media, acquired Vertical Health, LLC

synopsis: Remedy Health Media, which is backed by Topspin Partners, has acquired Vertical Health, a publisher serving patients and healthcare professionals in the diabetes, mental health, back pain, and pain management areas.
buyer parent: Topspin Partners
buyer: Remedy Health Media
Remedy Health Media (Remedy) is a leading digital health and wellness platform that provides information-rich content and inspiring, emotionally engaging real-life stories that motivates millions of patients and caregivers to boldly navigate life-changing diagnoses and achieve better outcomes. "
target: Vertical Health, LLC
Vertical Health publishes award winning brands focused in chronic disease. Their health information, tools and services help patients and healthcare professionals improve outcomes. Their brands include: EndocrineWeb.com, DiabeticLifestyle.com, PsyCom.net, and more.
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closed 3/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Webedia SAS, acquired Minha Vida

synopsis: Webedia, a website publisher that hosts websites such as PurePeople, PureTrend, and Purefans, has acquired an online health and wellness portal that provides online information on fitness, beauty, health, and wellness. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in Brazil.
buyer parent: Fimalac SA
buyer: Webedia SAS
Webedia SAS is a website publisher that hosts websites such as PurePeople, PureTrend, Purefans, Shopoon, Dailyconso, and Onlydesign. The company was incorporated in 2007 and is based in Paris, France. "
target: Minha Vida
Minha Vida operates an online health and wellness portal that provides online information on fitness, beauty, health, and wellness. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in Brazil.
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closed 3/12/2012 via Market Wire

Sharecare, Inc., acquired RealAge, Inc.

synopsis: Sharecare, the interactive health and wellness social platform co-founded by Jeff Arnold and two-time Emmy Award-winning television host, Dr. Mehmet Oz, announced its acquisition of RealAge®, the leading consumer health assessment website centered on the groundbreaking RealAge Test®.
buyer: Sharecare, Inc.
Launched in 2010 and based in Atlanta, GA, Sharecare is an interactive, social Q & A platform that allows people to ask, learn and act upon questions of health and wellness. "
target parent: The Hearst Corporation
target: RealAge, Inc.
RealAge.com is a leading health and wellness site centered around the groundbreaking RealAge Test®, a scientific but simple-to-take test that calculates how old your body thinks you are.
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closed 11/29/2011 via GlobeNewswire

Remedy Health Media, acquired HealthCentral Network, Inc.

synopsis: Remedy Health Media, America's fastest-growing health information and technology company, announced its acquisition of HealthCentral, a leading provider of online clinical and patient community resources and tools that help millions of patients and caregivers take control of their health and improve their well-being.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Remedy Health Media
Based in New York City, Remedy Health Media is a health information technology company providing trusted health and wellness information in print, at the point-of-care and on digital and mobile platforms. "
target parent: The Carlyle Group
target: HealthCentral Network, Inc.
The HealthCentral Network, Inc. (HealthCentral) empowers people to improve and take control of their health and well-being through more than 35 condition-and wellness-specific interactive health sites, including #1 HIV/AIDS site TheBody.com and healthy living resource Wellsphere.com.
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closed 6/7/2010 via Company Press Release

Six Apart, Ltd., acquired NaturalPath Media

synopsis: Six Apart, the world's leading blogging and conversational media company, announced the acquisition of NaturalPath Media, the largest online advertising and media network for sustainable, healthy, and conscious lifestyles.
buyer: Six Apart, Ltd.
Six Apart has been at the heart of the blogging and social media revolution since 2001, powering many of the world's most influential websites and communities with its world renowned blogging services TypePad, Movable Type and Vox. "
target: NaturalPath Media
NaturalPath Media connects publishers, advertisers and audiences in the sustainable and healthy lifestyle verticals by: selling premium, customized brand advertising programs to companies who seek to engage the highly influential green and healthy living consumer.
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closed 11/1/2007 via

Hearst Magazine Division, acquired RealAge, Inc.

synopsis: Hearst Magazines, a unit of Hearst Corporation, will acquire RealAge, Inc., a consumer-health media company and provider of personalized health information and management tools. The announcement was made by Cathleen P. Black, president, Hearst Magazines and Charlie Silver, founder and CEO of RealAge. RealAge will become a wholly-owned subsidiary.
buyer parent: The Hearst Corporation
buyer: Hearst Magazine Division
Hearst Magazines is one of the world's largest publishers of monthly magazines, with 19 U.S. titles and nearly 200 international editions distributed in as many countries. Hearst publishes 19 monthly magazines in the U. K. through its wholly owned subsidiary, The National Magazine Company Limited. "
target parent: Camelot Ventures
target: RealAge, Inc.
RealAge, Inc. is a personalized health media company. It provides personalized information and solutions to help people live healthier, longer lives through an integration of media and services.
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closed 3/21/2007 via Company Press Release

Veronis Suhler Stevenson, acquired Medizine, Inc.

synopsis: Media-focused private equity shop Veronis Suhler Stevenson has bought a controlling stake in MediZine LLC, publisher of health and fitness magazines Healthy Living and Remedy. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
Veronis Suhler Stevenson is a private equity and mezzanine capital fund management company dedicated to investing in the media, communications, information and education industries in North America and Europe. "
target: Medizine, Inc.
Medizine, Inc. publishes consumer health magazines. It offers publications, websites and broadcast news content , various programs that engage, educate, and influence patients in homes, in pharmacies, and in doctors' offices.
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closed 12/21/2015 via PR Newswire

Anytime Fitness, LLC, acquired PumpOne

synopsis: Anytime Fitness announced that it has purchased PumpOne, a leading mobile personal training services provider featuring the world's largest exercise image and video library. PumpOne has a library of over 7,000 fitness images and videos, more than 1,000 workout programs and a rich, intuitive user experience to connect trainers and clients.
buyer: Anytime Fitness, LLC
Anytime Fitness is the fastest-growing gym franchise in the world, with more than 3,000 gyms serving nearly 3,000,000 members on five continents. Anytime Fitness prides itself on providing its members with convenient fitness options and friendly, personal service in well-maintained facilities. "
target: PumpOne
PumpOne is the world leader in mobile personal training solutions, creating portable fitness trainers that can go anywhere. They have the world’s largest made-for-mobile exercise image and video library and state-of-the-art technology with the simplicity of drag & drop or just a touch of a screen.
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closed 2/4/2015 via PR Newswire

Under Armour, acquired MyFitnessPal

synopsis: Under Armour, a global leader in sports performance and innovation, announced the acquisition of MyFitnessPal. MyFitnessPal is the leading free resource for achieving and maintaining health and fitness goals, providing nutritional information for over five million foods and offering caloric data associated with hundreds of exercises.
buyer: Under Armour (NYSE:UA:$3,084.37)
Under Armour, the originator of performance footwear, apparel and accessories, revolutionized how athletes across the world dress. Designed to make all athletes better, the brand's innovative products are sold worldwide to athletes at all levels. "
target: MyFitnessPal
MyFitnessPal is the leading free resource for achieving and maintaining health and fitness goals, providing nutritional information for over five million foods and offering caloric data associated with hundreds of exercises, empowering its community to make better, informed healthy-living decisions.
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closed 2/8/2018 via BusinessWire

PulsePoint, Inc., acquired Vitality Ad Lab

synopsis: PulsePoint, the leading global authority in programmatic healthcare technology, announced the acquisition of Vitality Ad Lab, a UK-based private advertising exchange focused on the European healthcare sector.
buyer: PulsePoint, Inc.
PulsePoint, a global programmatic advertising platform with specialized healthcare expertise, fuses the science of programmatic targeting, distribution and optimization with the art of brand engagement. "
target: Vitality Ad Lab
Vitality Ad Lab is a UK-based private advertising exchange focused on the European healthcare sector. Open, transparent and efficient, Vitality Ad Lab offers an all in one solution which is agnostic of supply or demand-centric bias.
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closed 9/29/2015 via PR Web

ATD Health Network Inc., acquired Sehat

synopsis: Toronto-based medical question and answer platform Ask The Doctor has scooped up India’s largest health platform Sehat, headquartered in Hyderabad, India with offices in New Delhi. Sehat launched in 2009 and was the first Indian corporation to provide health news, advice, and expertise around the country.
buyer: ATD Health Network Inc.
ATD Health Network is the most trusted and popular source of personalized medical information in the world. Through its website AskTheDoctor.com, consumers can ask health questions and a top physician will respond. "
target: Sehat
Sehat.com is an online health portal aiming to educate, guide, and help patients make informed health decisions. It provides 24/7 online medical assistance through “Ask a Doctor” module for free.
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closed 11/29/2017 via Market Wire

Topspin Partners, acquired Remedy Health Media

synopsis: Topspin Partners announced that it has acquired Remedy Health Media. Remedy is a leading digital health platform specializing in inspirational video-based storytelling and award-winning digital brands. Its largest property, HealthCentral, has become a primary destination for a suite of inspirational multimedia patient stories.
buyer: Topspin Partners
Topspin Partners is a suburban NY-based private equity fund that makes control investments in profitable and established lower middle-market businesses. The firm invests across a number of industries, including health and wellness, niche consumer, food and beverage, business services and security. "
target: Remedy Health Media
Remedy Health Media is a leading digital health platform specializing in inspirational video-based storytelling and award-winning digital brands. The Company’s portfolio of brands includes HealthCentral, TheBody, TheBodyPro, BerkeleyWellness, and Healthcommunities.
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announced 3/30/2016 via BusinessWire

SheKnows.com, will acquire HelloFlo

synopsis: SheKnows Media, a leading women's media company with a reach of over 81 million unique visitors per month, and 275 million social media fans and followers, announced the intent to acquire HelloFlo, a premier women’s health brand that offers advice, inspiration, and products for women and girls.
buyer parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: SheKnows.com
SheKnows Media is the number-one women’s lifestyle digital media company with more than 81 million unique visitors per month and 275 million social media fans and followers. The company operates a family of leading media properties that include SheKnows.com, BlogHer.com and StyleCaster.com. "
target: HelloFlo
HelloFlo is a women's health company dedicated to normalizing the conversation about women's bodies so that women can live healthier lives. HelloFlo serves its community by providing content, classes and products to help women and girls navigate physical milestones and changes.
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closed 6/12/2014 via BusinessWire

Jamieson Laboratories, acquired Lorna Vanderhaeghe Health Solutions

synopsis: Jamieson Laboratories, Canada’s number one selling vitamin, mineral and supplement brand, announced the acquisition of leading Canadian women’s wellness company Lorna Vanderhaeghe Health Solutions. LVHS is committed to educating women through lectures, radio and television shows, newsletters, webinars, books, blogs and other forms of social media.
buyer: Jamieson Laboratories
Established in 1922, Jamieson is Canada’s number one selling vitamin, mineral and supplement brand and a recognized innovator in the development of proprietary formulas. Jamieson products are made at the company’s state-of-the-art facilities in Windsor, Ontario. "
target: Lorna Vanderhaeghe Health Solutions
Lorna Vanderhaeghe Health Solutions is committed to educating women through lectures, radio and television shows, newsletters, webinars, books, blogs and other forms of social media. Find Lorna Vanderhaeghe Health Solution SMART products at health food stores and fine food retailers across Canada.
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closed 7/12/2017 via PR Newswire

Pan-American Life Insurance Group, acquired HolaDoctor Inc.

synopsis: Pan-American Life Insurance Group (PALIG) announced that it has acquired HolaDoctor Inc. (HolaDoctor), the leading digital provider of health and wellness solutions for Hispanic audiences. HolaDoctor will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Pan-American Life Insurance Group with a significant level of independence.
buyer: Pan-American Life Insurance Group
Pan-American Life Insurance Group is a leading provider of insurance and financial services throughout the Americas that has been delivering trusted financial services since 1911. The Group offers individual and/or group life, accident and health insurance, employee benefits and financial services. "
target: HolaDoctor Inc.
HolaDoctor is a leader in health services for Hispanics. It is a trusted online resource for Hispanic consumers interested in improving their health and well being. Their flagship website, HolaDoctor.com, is a leading web and mobile destination of health and lifestyle content & programs in Spanish.
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closed 6/21/2018 via PR Newswire

Wildflower Health, acquired Circle

synopsis: Wildflower Health, a leading mobile health software company, announced it has acquired the Circle Women's Health Platform, a mobile health technology incubated by Providence St. Joseph Health. Circle is a mobile app created to ensure their patients regularly receive curated, provider-approved family and children's health resources.
buyer: Wildflower Health
Wildflower Health grows healthy families by making intelligent connections between consumers and their healthcare. They simplify healthcare every day, helping families manage the health needs of moms, dads, kids and aging parents on one shared mobile application. "
target parent: Providence St. Joseph Health
target: Circle
Circle is a mobile app created to ensure their patients regularly receive curated, provider-approved family and children's health resources. The app serves as a single source of information for parents, providing resources on everything from breastfeeding to teenager interactions.
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closed 4/4/2017 via PR Newswire

Petco, acquired PetCoach

synopsis: Petco announced that it has acquired PetCoach, a digital services company that connects pet parents with experienced veterinary professionals for personalized answers to improve the overall health and well-being of their pets by providing convenience, data and easy access to expert advice.
buyer: Petco
Petco is a leading pet specialty retailer that focuses on nurturing powerful relationships between people and pets. They operate Petco and Unleashed by Petco locations; prescription services and pet supplies from the leading veterinary-operated pet product supplier, Drs. Foster & Smith; & petco.com."
target: PetCoach
PetCoach is a digital services company that connects pet parents with experienced veterinary professionals for personalized answers to improve the overall health and well-being of their pets by providing convenience, data and easy access to expert advice.
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closed 8/2/2012 via PR Newswire

UL Environment, acquired GoodGuide, Inc.

synopsis: UL Environment, a business unit of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), announced the acquisition of GoodGuide, one of the world's largest sources of information on the health, environmental, and social impacts of consumer products. GoodGuide helps consumers identify safe, healthy and socially responsible products and companies.
buyer parent: Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.
buyer: UL Environment
UL Environment works to advance global sustainability, environmental health, and safety by supporting the growth and development of environmentally preferable products, services, and organizations. "
target: GoodGuide, Inc.
GoodGuide helps consumers identify safe, healthy and socially responsible products and companies. GoodGuide currently offers detailed product information for personal care, household chemical, and food products, as well as appliances, apparel, and automobiles at www.GoodGuide.com.
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closed 9/15/2011 via BNC Analysis

The Ratings Guy, LLC merged with iVantage Health Analytics, Inc.,

synopsis: Veteran healthcare industry executives announced the combination of their companies. The Ratings Guy, LLC, an online rating system, will now be part of iVantage Health Analytics, to provide a single source of business intelligence solutions to help providers address the complex requirements of managing under the new healthcare.
buyer: iVantage Health Analytics, Inc.
iVantage Health Analytics' information products integrate market intelligence, quality and performance benchmarking with innovative delivery platforms to help customers pinpoint key tactical advantages. "
target: The Ratings Guy, LLC
The Ratings Guy, LLC offers an online rating system for lifestyle websites.
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closed 8/14/2020 via BusinessWire

HealthLine, Inc., acquired Psych Central

synopsis: Healthline Media announced it has acquired the popular website PsychCentral. Since its founding in 1995, PsychCentral has become one of the largest and most trusted sites about psychology and mental health issues.
buyer parent: Red Ventures, LLC
buyer: HealthLine, Inc.
As one of the fastest growing consumer health information sites, Healthline.com advances Healthline's mission to be users' most trusted ally in their pursuit of health and well-being. Healthline provides socially inspired, medically reviewed and data-driven content. "
target: Psych Central
Psych Central is the Internet’s largest and oldest independent mental health online resource. Since 1995, their website has been run by mental health professionals offering reliable, trusted information and over 250 support groups to individuals struggling with a problem in their lives.
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closed 7/17/2019 via Company Press Release

Red Ventures, LLC, acquired HealthLine, Inc.

synopsis: Red Ventures, a portfolio of growing digital businesses that bring consumers and brands together, has acquired Healthline Media, a publisher of two of the four largest consumer health and wellness information sites in the world, reaching over 150 million visitors a month globally, more than any other online health publisher.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Red Ventures is a portfolio of growing digital businesses that bring consumers and brands together through integrated e-commerce, strategic partnerships and 17 proprietary brands across the Financial, Home, Health, Education and Digital Services. "
target parent: Summit Partners
target: HealthLine, Inc.
As one of the fastest growing consumer health information sites, Healthline.com advances Healthline's mission to be users' most trusted ally in their pursuit of health and well-being. Healthline provides socially inspired, medically reviewed and data-driven content.
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closed 2/15/2019 via PR Newswire

HealthLine, Inc., acquired Greatist Inc.

synopsis: Healthline Media, the 2nd largest and fastest growing consumer health publisher in the world, has acquired Greatist.com, a next-generation media company for healthy-minded millenials. Greatist focuses on high-quality fitness, health, and happiness content. They provide articles about food, fitness, beauty, life, and health products.
buyer: HealthLine, Inc.
Healthline Media is the 2nd largest and fastest growing consumer health publisher in the world, reaching over 100 million people a month. Healthline provides socially inspired, medically reviewed and data-driven content to help everyone live stronger, healthier lives. "
target: Greatist Inc.
Greatist is a next-generation media company for healthy-minded millenials. Greatist focuses on high-quality fitness, health, and happiness content. They provide articles about food, fitness, beauty, life, and health products.
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closed 5/4/2016 via PE Hub

HealthLine, Inc., acquired MediLexicon International

synopsis: Healthline Media, which is backed by Summit Partners, has acquired MedicalNewsToday.com (MNT) and MediLexicon.com. MediLexicon International Ltd was the seller. MNT is a leading website in the medical news category while MediLexicon.com is an online database of medical abbreviations with over 200,000 definitions that are constantly updated.
buyer: HealthLine, Inc.
HealthLine, Inc. is a leading provider of intelligent health information and technology solutions. The company's proprietary health taxonomy platform powers a suite of marketing, health search, data and text-mining, and content solutions for global enterprises and advertisers. "
target: MediLexicon International
MedicalNewsToday.com is a leading website in the medical news category, boasting over 132 therapy areas. MediLexicon.com is an online database of medical abbreviations with over 200,000 definitions that are constantly updated.
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closed 12/15/2014 via PR Web

HealthLine, Inc., acquired DiabetesMine.com

synopsis: HealthLine, Inc. announced its acquisition of DiabetesMine.com, a consumer blog for the diabetes community. Content from DiabetesMine, including articles, reviews, guest posts, interviews and videos, will be integrated into Healthline.com to enhance the delivery of diabetes-specific information to the site’s more than 25 million visitors per month.
buyer: HealthLine, Inc.
HealthLine, Inc. is a leading provider of intelligent health information and technology solutions. The company's proprietary health taxonomy platform powers a suite of marketing, health search, data and text-mining, and content solutions for global enterprises and advertisers. "
target parent: Alliance Health Networks
target: DiabetesMine.com
DiabetesMine.com provides online information for people living with diabetes. It offers newsflash, diabetes product parade, D-news examined, books and resources, health 2.0, fun stuff, marketplace, OmniPod-ing, and continuous glucose monitoring.
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announced 9/15/2020 via PR Newswire

Red Ventures, LLC, will acquire CNET, Inc.

synopsis: Red Ventures, a portfolio of digital brands, will acquire CNET Media Group from ViacomCBS. The CNET Media Group is an expansive portfolio of digital media brands that advise consumers across leading consumer tech, business tech, gaming, and entertainment media brands, including ZDNet, Gamespot, ComScore, TVGuide, Metacritic, among others.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Red Ventures has established a portfolio of influential brands, digital platforms, and strategic partnerships that connects millions of people. The company builds online journeys that make it easier for people to make important decisions about their homes, health, travel, finances, and education. "
target parent: CBS Corporation
target: CNET, Inc.
CNET Media Group is a portfolio of world-class brands that reach close to 100 million unique visitors monthly, advising passionate consumers about everything they love. The CNET Media Group's portfolio reaches diverse global audiences in technology, B2B, gaming, and entertainment.
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closed 8/14/2020 via BusinessWire

HealthLine, Inc., acquired Psych Central

synopsis: Healthline Media announced it has acquired the popular website PsychCentral. Since its founding in 1995, PsychCentral has become one of the largest and most trusted sites about psychology and mental health issues.
buyer parent: Red Ventures, LLC
buyer: HealthLine, Inc.
As one of the fastest growing consumer health information sites, Healthline.com advances Healthline's mission to be users' most trusted ally in their pursuit of health and well-being. Healthline provides socially inspired, medically reviewed and data-driven content. "
target: Psych Central
Psych Central is the Internet’s largest and oldest independent mental health online resource. Since 1995, their website has been run by mental health professionals offering reliable, trusted information and over 250 support groups to individuals struggling with a problem in their lives.
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closed 7/17/2019 via Company Press Release

Red Ventures, LLC, acquired HealthLine, Inc.

synopsis: Red Ventures, a portfolio of growing digital businesses that bring consumers and brands together, has acquired Healthline Media, a publisher of two of the four largest consumer health and wellness information sites in the world, reaching over 150 million visitors a month globally, more than any other online health publisher.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Red Ventures is a portfolio of growing digital businesses that bring consumers and brands together through integrated e-commerce, strategic partnerships and 17 proprietary brands across the Financial, Home, Health, Education and Digital Services. "
target parent: Summit Partners
target: HealthLine, Inc.
As one of the fastest growing consumer health information sites, Healthline.com advances Healthline's mission to be users' most trusted ally in their pursuit of health and well-being. Healthline provides socially inspired, medically reviewed and data-driven content.
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closed 4/12/2019 via PR Newswire

Red Ventures, LLC, acquired HigherEducation.com

synopsis: Red Ventures, a portfolio of digital companies headquartered in Charlotte, NC, has acquired HigherEducation.com ("H-E"), a leading provider of marketing and enrollment services to post-secondary institutions in the United States.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Based in Charlotte, N.C., Red Ventures is a leading consumer choice platform that bridges the digital divide for major brands through a combination of data science, proprietary marketing technology, and a highly optimized sales force. "
target parent: The Vistria Group
target: HigherEducation.com
HigherEducation.com (H-E) is an industry-leading online education company, powering the largest marketplace of high-intent prospective students in the US. H-E leverages proprietary data, algorithms, and technology to provide over 150 university partners with access to successful students.
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announced 4/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

Caring Holdings, LLC, will acquire Caring.com

synopsis: Red Ventures is to divest Caring.com, a subsidiary of Bankrate, to Caring Holdings, LLC, a newly formed company backed by a group of private equity investors and entrepreneurs. Caring.com is a leading senior care resource for family caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses and other loved ones.
buyer: Caring Holdings, LLC
Caring Holdings, LLC is a newly formed company backed by a group of private equity investors and entrepreneurs with expertise in lead generation, search engine optimization, digital marketing and customer acquisition. "
target parent: Red Ventures, LLC
target: Caring.com
With three million visitors per month, Caring.com is a leading senior care resource for family caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses and other loved ones.
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closed 9/8/2017 via BusinessWire

Red Ventures, LLC, acquired Allconnect

synopsis: Red Ventures LLC, a leading digital consumer choice platform, has acquired Allconnect Inc., a leading technology-enabled sales and marketing solutions company that partners with utility and energy companies to help customers in more than 50 million households compare and purchase home services.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Red Ventures is a leading digital consumer choice platform based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Red Ventures connects online customers with products and services across high-growth industries including home services, financial services, and healthcare. "
target: Allconnect
Founded in 1998, Allconnect offers customers a convenient single source to compare and connect integrated media, broadband, home protection, energy, and green products.
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closed 11/8/2017 via PR Newswire

Bankrate, Inc. merged with Red Ventures, LLC,

synopsis: Bankrate, a leading online publisher, aggregator, and distributor of personal finance content, announced that it has been acquired by Red Ventures, a leading digital consumer choice platform. Red Ventures connects online customers with products and services across high-growth industries including home services, financial services, and healthcare.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Red Ventures is a leading digital consumer choice platform based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Red Ventures connects online customers with products and services across high-growth industries including home services, financial services, and healthcare. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate is a leading online publisher, aggregator, and distributor of personal finance content. Bankrate aggregates large scale audiences of in-market consumers by providing them with proprietary, fully researched, comprehensive, independent & objective personal finance & related editorial content.
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closed 6/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

Red Ventures, LLC, acquired ChooseEnergy, Inc.

synopsis: Red Ventures, a leading internet advertising and media company, has acquired Choose Energy, Inc., a Texas-based online marketplace for electricity and natural gas. ChooseEnergy.com is the second-largest online energy marketplace in the U.S. behind SaveOnEnergy.com, which was acquired by Red Ventures in 2012.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Based in Charlotte, N.C., Red Ventures is a leading consumer choice platform that bridges the digital divide for major brands through a combination of data science, proprietary marketing technology, and a highly optimized sales force. "
target: ChooseEnergy, Inc.
Choose Energy Inc is based in Plano, Texas, and was founded in 2008 with the vision to make energy choice simple and easy for everyone. Choose Energy uses an online marketplace to connect consumers and businesses with electricity and natural gas plans from every major energy retailer across the U.S.
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closed 10/26/2016 via BNC Analysis

Red Ventures, LLC, acquired Soda

synopsis: Soda.com, a Seattle media company that operates consumer sites like The Simple Dollar and Reviews.com, has sold to Red Ventures, the country’s largest technology-enabled platform for growing sales and marketing businesses.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Founded in 2000, Red Ventures employs more than 2,300 people and is the country’s largest technology-enabled platform for growing sales and marketing businesses. Its expertise spans across multiple industries including Home Services, Energy, Financial Services, Insurance and Software. "
target: Soda
Soda LLC operates online Websites for consumers and consumer brands. The company specializes in using online assets for lead generation. They operate Reviews.com, The Simple Dollar and Freshome.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/29/2015 via BusinessWire

Red Ventures, LLC, acquired Imagitas, Inc

synopsis: Red Ventures announced that it has acquired Pitney Bowes’ marketing services organization, Imagitas. Through a strategic partnership, Imagitas, headquartered in Waltham, MA, helps the United States Postal Service® produce, distribute and facilitate the official change of address.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Founded in 2000, Red Ventures employs more than 2,300 people and is the country’s largest technology-enabled platform for growing sales and marketing businesses. Its expertise spans across multiple industries including Home Services, Energy, Financial Services, Insurance and Software. "
target parent: Pitney Bowes Inc.
target: Imagitas, Inc
Imagitas solutions include Mover’s Guide, which contains the official change of address form that initiates USPS mail forwarding process, First Mover Access–Catalog that allows consumers the opportunity to stay connected with catalogers during the move process and Welcome Kit.
price ($mm)
$310
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/1/2012 via BNC Analysis

Red Ventures, LLC, acquired SaveOnEnergy.com

synopsis: Red Ventures, a leading internet advertising and media company, has acquired SaveOnEnergy.com, the premier online resource for residential and commercial customers seeking a new plan for electricity or natural gas.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Based in Charlotte, N.C., Red Ventures is a leading consumer choice platform that bridges the digital divide for major brands through a combination of data science, proprietary marketing technology, and a highly optimized sales force. "
target: SaveOnEnergy.com
SaveOnEnergy.com is the premier resource for residential and commercial customers seeking a new plan for electricity or natural gas. Since 2003, they have been providing customers with competitive offers from some of the biggest names in the business with an easy-to-use comparison tool.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/3/2012 via PR Newswire

Red Ventures, LLC, acquired HomeInsurance.com, LLC.

synopsis: Red Ventures has acquired HomeInsurance.com, a leading online provider of home and auto insurance. The addition of the Wilmington, N.C. based company will increase the size of Red Ventures' workforce by more than 10 percent, and adds a fourth location to its existing campuses in South Carolina, Texas and Florida.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Red Ventures is a technology company that builds high-growth businesses. Through a combination of strategic marketing and sales, Red Ventures optimizes the customer lifecycle for large brands, from initial interest in the marketplace to the end transaction. "
target: HomeInsurance.com, LLC.
Headquartered in Wilmington, N.C., HomeInsurance.com partners with the leading home and auto insurance companies in the country so that they can shop for the best rates for their customers.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 6/23/2008 via BusinessWire

Red Ventures, LLC, acquired Modern Consumer

synopsis: Red Ventures, a leader in high-tech, online customer acquisition marketing for verticals including home services, consumer products, education, home improvement and small business services, has acquired Modern Consumer. Modern Consumer operates an extensive lead generation and distribution network serving the automotive finance industry.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Red Ventures, based in Charlotte, NC, is an Internet marketing firm with established, strategic partnerships across a number of high-growth consumer industries. "
target: Modern Consumer
With extensive experience developing online marketing campaigns and providing technology solutions for some of the largest online marketers, Modern Consumer has quickly become a clear leader in the online auto finance industry.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 3/31/2020 via BNC Analysis

Publitalia ’80, acquired Beintoo Inc

synopsis: Publitalia ’80, an Italian advertising agency, has acquired Beintoo, an Italian mobile data company operating in the digital advertising and data driven marketing field. Beintoo uses a proprietary SDK that enables them to gather valuable customer insights and create highly profiled mobile advertising campaigns.
buyer parent: FinInvest SpA
buyer: Publitalia ’80
Publitalia ’80 is an Italian advertising agency. Publitalia ’80 creates innovative advertising projects on leading TV channels and networks belonging to the Mediaset Group. Publitalia ’80 helps their clients to reach to 58% of the Italian population through 18 TV channels and networks. "
target: Beintoo Inc
Beintoo is an Italian mobile data company operating in the digital advertising and data driven marketing field. Beintoo uses a proprietary SDK that enables them to gather valuable customer insights and create highly profiled mobile advertising campaigns.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/30/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Aware Ads, acquired adMobo

synopsis: Aware Ads Inc., a Canadian company specializing in all aspects of online marketing, has acquired adMobo Inc., a digital advertising company specializing in mobile content. AdMobo uses innovative technology to help leading brands and agencies generate, retain and optimize user bases.
buyer: Aware Ads
Aware Ads is a Canadian company operating in all aspects of online marketing. Aware Ads specializes in direct response (i.e. Cost-Per-Acquisition) marketing and content creation. Aware Ads is well positioned in all aspects of the performance marketing space. "
target: adMobo
AdMobo is a Canadian digital ad company specializing in mobile marketing and user acquisition. Using its innovative technology, AdMobo helps leading brands and agencies generate, retain and optimize user bases, continually increasing the value being delivered by such users over time.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/22/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Claritas, LLC, acquired AcquireWeb Inc.

synopsis: Claritas has purchased AcquireWeb, a leading digital marketing firm. AcquireWeb resolves and deterministically connects marketers with more able & intent-based consumers and businesses than any tech company in the industry, determining where they are engaged across the email, social and display spectrum.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Claritas, LLC
Founded in 1971, Claritas helps companies find customers to sell smarter and win bigger. Its unique methodology, which combines sought after data resources with direct, original consumer research, is proven to help marketers find their best customers faster. "
target: AcquireWeb Inc.
Founded in 2002, AcquireWeb resolves and deterministically connects marketers with more able & intent-based consumers and businesses than any tech company in the industry, determining where they are engaged across the email, social and display spectrum.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

Next 15, acquired Planning-Inc Limited

synopsis: Next Fifteen Communications plc has announced the acquisition of predictive analytics and data marketing business Planning-Inc. It is a UK-based marketing, data and technology agency which will continue to operate as an independent brand as part of the Next Fifteen Network.
buyer: Next 15 (AIM:NFC:$388.85)
Next 15 is a communications business in London. The Group incorporates 19 subsidiary agencies, spanning digital content, marketing, PR, consumer, technology, marketing software, market research, public affairs and policy communications. "
target: Planning-Inc Limited
UK-based Planning-Inc is a predictive analytics and data-marketing business. Planning-Inc designs and builds award-winning data platforms for the biggest, most respected brands around and make best-in-breed marketing happen.
price ($mm)
$8.05
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

TF1 Group, acquired Gamned!

synopsis: TF1 Group announces that it has taken a majority stake in Gamned!, a pioneer and expert in programmatic media, founded in 2009 by Olivier Goulon and Anthony Spinasse. By acquiring Gamned!, TF1 Group aims to leverage the qualified audiences of its new digital arm with programmatic effectiveness.
buyer: TF1 Group (ENXTPA:TFI:$2,585.65)
The TF1 Group is the leading private-sector television broadcaster in France, with five free-to-air channels (TF1, TMC, TFX, TF1 Séries Films and LCI) and four pay-TV theme channels (TV Breizh, Histoire, Ushuaïa and Serieclub, the last of which is 50% owned). "
target: Gamned!
Founded in 2009 by Olivier Goulon (CEO) and Anthony Spinasse (COO), Gamned! is a Paris-based independent programmatic media sales platform that is pioneering digital advertising campaigns (RTB).
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/30/2018 via BNC Analysis

Rollick, Inc., acquired AVALA Marketing Group

synopsis: Rollick, a company that connects manufacturers, dealers and in-market consumers in the powersports, RV, marine and industrial equipment sectors, has acquired AVALA Marketing Group, a company that helps brands selling high consideration goods and services through dealer networks, drive more revenue throughout the entire customer lifecycle.
buyer: Rollick, Inc.
Rollick connects manufacturers, dealers and in-market consumers in the powersports, RV, marine and industrial equipment sectors to deliver a seamless customer journey. Their solutions include new customer acquisition, enterprise lead management, customer experience/loyalty and marketing automation. "
target: AVALA Marketing Group
AVALA Marketing Group helps brands selling high consideration goods and services through dealer networks, drive more revenue throughout the entire customer lifecycle. AVALA combines data, intelligent digital strategies, and technology to increase visibility, deliver leads, and close more sales.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/25/2018 via PR Newswire

Digital Pi, will acquire RevEngine Marketing

synopsis: Digital Pi, a Marketo Platinum Services Partner that helps companies get sustainable, quantifiable business ROI from the Marketo Engagement Platform, announced that it is acquiring Boston-based RevEngine Marketing, a full-service marketing consulting agency that specializes in Marketo.
buyer: Digital Pi
Digital Pi is a Marketo Platinum Services Partner that helps companies get sustainable, quantifiable business ROI from the Marketo Engagement Platform. The Digital Pi Gold Standard framework helps Marketo customers establish a solid foundation to scale their marketing quickly and efficiently. "
target: RevEngine Marketing
RevEngine Marketing is a digital marketing agency that helps clients scale their brands with measurable and repeatable marketing using Marketo.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/4/2018 via GlobeNewswire

kyu, acquired Kepler Group

synopsis: The kyu Collective, a strategic operating unit of Hakuhodo DY Holdings(HDY), announced that it has acquired a majority stake in six-year-old independent digital marketing services company Kepler Group. Kepler’s integrated digital offering helps advertisers more precisely and profitably engage consumers across media and customer marketing channels
buyer parent: Hakuhodo DY Holdings, Inc.
buyer: kyu
kyu is a collective of creative firms working with global organizations to build markets, environments, movements and brands. Through its collective structure, kyu promotes a new “many-to-many” approach for the development of concepts and brands, as well as for the solving of major economic issues. "
target: Kepler Group
Kepler Group is an independent provider of digital and database services to Fortune 500 clients in the financial services, travel, retail and other industries. Utilizing its proprietary Kepler Intelligence Platform, the company actively manages client programs in over two dozen countries worldwide.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/1/2018 via Company Press Release

Gree, Inc., acquired Quant Corporation

synopsis: Gree, Inc., a technology company in the mobile games, advertising, and investment businesses, has acquired Quant, Inc., a digital marketing agency that provides marketing systems, digital marketing support, and media analysis.
buyer: Gree, Inc. (TSE:3632:$703.90)
Based in Japan, GREE, Inc. started as a social networking service with the world's first mobile social game. They have expanded their business as a technology company in mobile games, media, advertising, and investment businesses. "
target parent: Lancers, Inc.
target: Quant Corporation
Based in Japan, Quant, Inc. is a digital marketing agency that provides marketing systems, digital marketing support, and media analysis. Quant believes that technology helps transform social structure and brings out different possibilities.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/25/2017 via BNC Analysis

i-mobile Co., Ltd., will acquire Taggy, Inc.

synopsis: I-mobile Co Ltd., a leading Japanese independent ad network in internet advertisinge, has agreed to acquire 76.1% stake in Taggy,Inc., a provider of digital marketing services. Taggy utilizes patented technology and unique services to help enterprises with digital marketing.
buyer: i-mobile Co., Ltd. (TSE:6535:$137.97)
i-mobile is the leading Japanese independent ad network in internet advertising. i-mobile ad network helps to bring advertisers and media together. Their platform has high transparency, and is operated by experienced professionals to help ensure both sides of their customers are matched perfectly. "
target: Taggy, Inc.
Taggy utilizes patented technology and unique services to help enterprises with digital marketing. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Taggy contributes to the data-driven success of their clients' businesses by helping to connect companies and people.
price ($mm)
$2.52*
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/17/2017 via PR Newswire

Hero Digital, acquired Beyond Vigilant

synopsis: Hero Digital announced it has completed the acquisition of Beyond Vigilant, a marketing technology agency that helps clients to envision and execute their future customer experiences.
buyer parent: CI Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Hero Digital
Hero Digital is a customer experience company. They combine strategy, design, content, engineering, marketing, and data analytics in their delivery of multi-channel customer experiences for brands. "
target: Beyond Vigilant
Beyond Vigilant is a marketing technology agency that helps clients to envision and execute their future customer experiences.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/12/2017 via PE Hub

Equistone Partners Europe, acquired Inspired Thinking Group Limited

synopsis: Equistone Partners Europe has acquired a majority stake Inspired Thinking Group (“ITG”), a Birmingham-headquartered technology-led provider of outsourced marketing services. ITG helps global brands and retailers deliver their multi-channel marketing more efficiently and effectively, utilising its proprietary software platform, “MediaCentre”.
buyer: Equistone Partners Europe
Equistone Partners Europe is an investment firm, which operates across France, Germany, Switzerland and the UK, investing as a strategic partner alongside management teams. They look for strong businesses with the potential to grow, supported by their capital and guided by their experience. "
target parent: Bridgepoint
target: Inspired Thinking Group Limited
Inspired Thinking Group (ITG) is a specialist marketing services and technology business. ITG helps global brands and retailers deliver their multi-channel marketing more efficiently and effectively, utilising its proprietary software platform, “MediaCentre”.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$118
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/20/2017 via PR Newswire

Wunderman, acquired Pierry Inc.

synopsis: Wunderman, a WPP company and leading global digital agency, has acquired a majority stake in Pierry Inc. Pierry is an industry-leading marketing software integration and solutions company specializing in optimizing campaigns on the Salesforce Marketing Cloud.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Wunderman
Wunderman offers Brand Experience, Consumer Engagement, Data & Insights and World Health marketing solutions. Powered by complex analytics and strategic insight, creative content engages the consumer as participant, creator and champion in always-on conversations to propel their clients’ growth. "
target: Pierry Inc.
Pierry is a Salesforce Gold Consulting Partner and a full service digital marketing agency. Pierry combines strategy, technology, digital marketing best practice and creative to produce targeted, data driven initiatives that align with business objectives, drive engagement and impact ROI.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/11/2017 via PR Newswire

Ansira, acquired Local Biz Now

synopsis: Ansira Partners, Inc., a leading data-driven, technology-enabled marketing solutions provider, announced its acquisition of Local Biz Now (LBN), an all-in-one local digital marketing platform. LBN removes the complexity of digital activation for multi-location companies and provides clients with an efficient and scalable marketing solution.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Ansira
Ansira, a leading data-driven, technology-enabled marketing solutions provider, specializes in the integration of local and national marketing programs through marketing automation, data analytics, CRM and integrated media. "
target: Local Biz Now
Local Biz Now (LBN) removes the complexity of digital activation for multi-location companies and provides clients with an efficient marketing solution. LBN's innovative group-search offering enables clients to get the highest converting traffic at the lowest cost across search engines and devices.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/14/2015 via Company Press Release

Foolproof, acquired Knit

synopsis: Foolproof announced their acquisition of Knit, an award-winning creative technology company. Knit is a creative technology agency that uses the newest technologies to deliver a brand experience that bridges the digital and physical world. They work with brands such as brands such as Nissan, Lucozade, John Lewis, BMW, HP, Asda and Volvo.
buyer: Foolproof
Foolproof is one of the world's leading specialist experience design agencies and works with clients across Asia, including HSBC, Lloyds TSB, RS Components, and Bodog. Their main practices are: Strategy and Planning, Design Research, User Interface Design, and Optimization. "
target: Knit
Knit is a creative technology agency that uses the newest technologies to deliver a brand experience that bridges the digital and physical world. They harness these emerging technologies, and work out how they can be used to build solutions that link digital and physical experiences together.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/17/2014 via Company Press Release

iProspect, acquired Rockett Interactive

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announces that it has acquired Rockett Interactive, an innovative US based digital marketing agency. Rockett Interactive will become part of Dentsu Aegis Network and transition towards operating as iProspect - Dentsu Aegis Network’s global digital performance agency.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: iProspect
iProspect is a leading global digital performance agency. The company helps many of the world's most successful brands maximize their online marketing ROI through research, paid search, social media strategy, search engine optimization, display media, comparison shopping engines, and more. "
target: Rockett Interactive
Rockett Interactive includes digital thought leaders with the most powerful minds, powerful data and powerful tools in the business; sound strategic thinkers who’ve created the most proprietary cutting-edge analytics; and client-focused, personifying candor, communication and collaboration.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/3/2014 via BusinessWire

Xaxis, will acquire BannerConnect

synopsis: Xaxis, announced it has agreed to acquire media trading firm Bannerconnect. Headquartered in Sittard, the Netherlands, Bannerconnect is one of Europe’s top programmatic advertising specialists with a decade-long track record developing proprietary ad technology solutions to power automated campaigns for the world’s most sophisticated marketers.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Xaxis
Xaxis is a global digital media platform that programmatically connects advertisers and publishers to audiences across all addressable channels. Xaxis combines proprietary technology, unique data assets and exclusive media relationships with teams of audience analysts, data scientists and engineers."
target: BannerConnect
BannerConnect is an online advertising company, specialized in offering its advertisers and publishers a unique blend of marketing solutions. BannerConnect's advertising services range from standard Run-of-Network campaigns, to full channel customization through the Site Select solution.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/12/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Talus Labs, acquired TRAFFIQ, Inc.

synopsis: Talus Holdings, the parent of Talus Labs, announced that it has acquired TRAFFIQ, an end-to-end digital media solution provider. Rooted in technology, TRAFFIQ is a full service digital agency capable of looking across the entire digital spectrum to recommend the best approach for clients, whether through display, search, mobile, video or social.
buyer parent: Talus Holdings, LLC
buyer: Talus Labs
Talus Labs is a leading provider of digital media platforms, mobile services and online marketing solutions. Talus serves more than 100,000 local businesses in 14 countries and five languages and is a trusted partner for traditional and digital media companies, publishers and advertising agencies. "
target: TRAFFIQ, Inc.
TRAFFIQ provides digital media solutions that enable clients to connect with target audiences. Employing best-of-breed technology and with a proven track record of exceeding client goals, offering managed services with industry-recognized expertise in digital media planning, buying and execution.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/5/2012 via BusinessWire

SpinSix merged with Off Madison Ave,

synopsis: Off Madison Ave, a Phoenix-based integrated marketing communications firm, and SpinSix, one of Arizona’s leading creative marketing firms, announced they have merged. Total capitalized billings of the company will be in excess of $50 million annually, supported by more than 50 staff members.
buyer: Off Madison Ave
Off Madison Ave is a Phoenix-based integrated marketing firm. Their capabilities include branding, user experience design, creative content generation, online and social media marketing and campaigning, Web design, mobile and Web applications, Web development, and public relations. "
target: SpinSix
SpinSix is an integrated marketing agency specializing in interactive experiences, lead generation, relationship marketing, brand development, visual design and measurement, and optimization of client campaigns.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/19/2020 via Company Press Release

Benchmark Email, acquired MarketVolt

synopsis: Leading sales and marketing SaaS provider Benchmark Email announced it has acquired MarketVolt, a St. Louis-based email marketing platform that helps businesses streamline operations, increase revenue and generally prosper.
buyer: Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email offers an integrated, automated and robust feature set built to help the enterprise of any size. A powerfully simple and simply powerful email marketing solution designed to help you create and send compelling campaigns with ease. "
target: MarketVolt
Marketvolt exists to help businesses streamline operations, increase revenue and generally prosper, using email marketing and other interactive technologies. Marketvolt provides extraordinary guidance and support, strategic consulting and other marketing services.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Lift & Co.
Lift & Co.
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($4.30)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.45)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: OTCPK:MSRT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MassRoots
MassRoots
MassRoots is one of the largest technology platforms for the regulated cannabis industry. The company's mobile apps enables consumers to provide community-driven reviews of cannabis strains and products, enabling consumers to make educated cannabis purchasing decisions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$0.39
EBITDA ($mm)
($28.97)
EBIT ($mm)
($28.99)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
32
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Ticker: KOSE:A035420
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Naver Corporation
Naver Corporation
Naver Corporation is an Internet content service operator headquartered in Seongnam, South Korea. It operates the Naver search portal and Hangame gaming services. Its spinoff companies in Japan operate the Line messaging service in addition to offering Japanese versions of Naver and Hangame.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$4,765.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,101.84
EBIT ($mm)
$908.72
Net Income ($mm)
$632.78
Employees
2346
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Ticker: KOSE:A0354
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Naver {duplicate}
NAVER Corporation is Korea’s premier Internet company, operating the nation’s top search portal “Naver”, Korea’s first online children’s portal “Jr. Naver”, and the nation’s first online donation portal “Happybean”.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$2,306.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$754.40
EBIT ($mm)
$657.00
Net Income ($mm)
$504.00
Employees
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Ticker: AIM:TMMG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Mission Marketing Group plc
The Mission Marketing Group plc
The Mission Marketing Group plc is a national network of creative communications Agencies. The Group portfolio comprises integrated, multi-discipline, multi-sector Agencies, specialists in specific marketing/communications activities and specialists in particular market sectors.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$221.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.99
EBIT ($mm)
$12.22
Net Income ($mm)
$8.16
Employees
1150
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Ticker: JP:4751
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CyberAgent Inc.
CyberAgent Inc.
CyberAgent Inc. engages in Internet media and Internet advertising businesses. It also involves in the investment development business. They are currently expanding their business in the field of Internet, a leading industry of the 21st Century.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$141,111.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$21,121.00
EBIT ($mm)
$17,411.00
Net Income ($mm)
$8,523.00
Employees
2437
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Ticker: OMC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Omnicom Group Inc.
Omnicom Group Inc.
Omnicom Group is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, public relations and other specialty communications services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$15,385.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,351.50
EBIT ($mm)
$2,076.40
Net Income ($mm)
$1,146.30
Employees
77300
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Ticker: TSE:2433
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hakuhodo DY Holdings, Inc.
Hakuhodo DY Holdings, Inc.
Hakuhodo DY Group companies are committed to providing optimized solutions for advertisers, media companies and content holders in Japan and internationally. The company provides planning, production, marketing, public relations, and other services related to advertising in various media.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$13,723.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$651.19
EBIT ($mm)
$514.50
Net Income ($mm)
$420.19
Employees
21469
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Ticker: SWX:DKSH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DKSH Holding Ltd.
DKSH Holding Ltd.
DKSH is the leading Market Expansion Services Group with a focus on Asia. They help companies who are looking for a reliable outsourcing partner to grow their business in new or existing markets. They offer services that includes organizing and running the entire value chain for any product.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$11,600.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$282.63
EBIT ($mm)
$240.86
Net Income ($mm)
$232.55
Employees
32996
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Ticker: NYSE: IPG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
Interpublic is one of the world's leading organizations of advertising agencies and marketing services companies. Their companies specialize in consumer advertising, digital marketing, communications planning and media buying, public relations and specialty marketing.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$8,319.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,276.60
EBIT ($mm)
$996.30
Net Income ($mm)
$453.60
Employees
54300
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Ticker: SZSE:300058
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BlueFocus Communication Group
BlueFocus Communication Group
BlueFocus is one of the most recognized communications services groups originating in China. They provide a wide spectrum of marketing and brand management services across disciplines of Strategy, Digital, Advertising, Media, Social, PR, Design, Branding, CRM, Data, E-Commerce and Mobile solutions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,361.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$120.72
EBIT ($mm)
$102.91
Net Income ($mm)
$75.66
Employees
5445
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Ticker: KOSE:A030000
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cheil Worldwide, Inc.
Cheil Worldwide, Inc.
Cheil Worldwide Inc. is a marketing solutions company that offers advertising, public relations, shopper marketing, sports marketing, digital marketing, etc. It was established in 1973 with headquarters in Seoul, South Korea.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,750.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$196.43
EBIT ($mm)
$170.64
Net Income ($mm)
$116.35
Employees
1274
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Ticker: DLX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Deluxe Corporation
Deluxe Corporation
Deluxe Corp. is a growth engine for small businesses and financial institutions. Millions of business customers access Deluxe’s products and services, including customized checks, as well as website development and hosting, email marketing, social media, search engine optimization and logo design.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,011.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$414.19
EBIT ($mm)
$322.89
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6701
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Ticker: MDCA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MDC Partners, Inc.
MDC Partners, Inc.
MDC Partners is one of the fastest-growing and most influential marketing and communications networks in the world. Their agency partners leverage technology, data analytics, insights, and strategic consulting solutions to drive measurable results and optimize return on marketing investment.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,414.75
EBITDA ($mm)
$139.64
EBIT ($mm)
$100.94
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5647
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Ticker: ENXTPA:LOCAL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Solocal Group
Solocal Group
SoLocal Group, European leader in local online communication, reveals local know-how, and boosts local revenues of businesses. The Internet activities of the Group are structured around two business lines: Local Search and Digital Marketing.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$651.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$212.56
EBIT ($mm)
$133.38
Net Income ($mm)
$35.80
Employees
3159
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Ticker: JASDAQ:213
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iREP Co., Ltd.
IREP Co., Ltd. provides marketing services in Japan. It operates in two segments, Internet Marketing and Senior Marketing. The Internet Marketing segment engages in the sales agency business of listing advertisements in Japan for Yahoo Japan Corporation and Google, Inc.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$505.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.18
EBIT ($mm)
$8.91
Net Income ($mm)
$5.31
Employees
352
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Ticker: SZSE:300071
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spearhead Integrated Marketing Communication Group
Spearhead Integrated Marketing Communication Group
Spearhead Group, a Chinese A-shares listed public company, is one of the biggest digital IMC groups in China. With a clear strategy of "Big Data, Big Content", Spearhead keeps on expanding its specialty and strengthening its competency through 5 main business units.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$477.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$32.48
EBIT ($mm)
$31.51
Net Income ($mm)
$18.83
Employees
1247
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Ticker: 4293
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Septeni Holdings Co., Ltd.
Septeni Holdings Co., Ltd. provides Internet advertising and media content businesses. The company offers Internet-based comprehensive marketing support services for corporate clients, including services marketing platforms for ad networks, cloud based CRM services and Web solutions.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$461.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$19.13
EBIT ($mm)
$16.27
Net Income ($mm)
$17.99
Employees
809
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Ticker: AIM:SAA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
M&C Saatchi plc
M&C Saatchi plc
M&C Saatchi plc is a global marketing services business working across a wide variety of industry sectors with a strategy focused on winning new business and starting new businesses.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$438.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$28.94
EBIT ($mm)
$22.02
Net Income ($mm)
$2.64
Employees
2483
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