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closed 8/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Hubert Burda Media, acquired NetDoktor.de GmbH

synopsis: Hubert Burda Media, one of Germany's largest international media groups, has acquired NetDoktor.de, a company that provides independent and comprehensive information on health and illness. NetDoktor.de creates detailed specials on topics such as sports, nutrition, diabetes or obesity that are easily understandable.
buyer: Hubert Burda Media
Hubert Burda Media is one of Germany's largest international media groups with a strong focus on its digital portfolio and the international media market. Innovation is the driving force behind the organization, which builds on its original roots as a family-owned company. "
target: NetDoktor.de GmbH
Based in Germany, NetDoktor.de provides independent and comprehensive information on health and illness. They create detailed specials on topics such as sports, nutrition, diabetes or obesity that are easily understandable.
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closed 9/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

Bonnier Healthcare Sweden, acquired Netdoktor Media A/S

synopsis: Bonnier Healthcare strengthens position within digital health publishing by acquiring leading health portal Netdoktor in Denmark. Netdoktor is Denmark’s leading health portal with 2 million visits pr. month and has since the start in the 1990’s been providing the Danish public with trustworthy and accurate health and disease related information.
buyer parent: Bonnier AB
buyer: Bonnier Healthcare Sweden
Bonnier Healthcare is the result of a collection of Bonnier's activities in healthcare and life science. Their offer can be summarized in qualified information and skills development services to industry, healthcare, patients and relatives. "
target: Netdoktor Media A/S
Netdoktor is Denmark’s leading health portal with 2 million visits pr. month and has since the start in the 1990’s been providing the Danish public with trustworthy and accurate health and disease related information.
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closed 2/27/2019 via Company Press Release

CompuGroup Medical AG, acquired Qualizorg B.V.

synopsis: German CompuGroup Medical, the leading global eHealth provider, acquired 100% of Qualizorg. Qualizorg is a market leader in the Netherlands and manages various databases, offers customized projects and is behind the leading data collection and analysis tool Qualiview.
buyer: CompuGroup Medical AG (DB:COP:$1,109.32)
CompuGroup Medical is Germany's leading global eHealth provider. Their software and communications solutions assist doctors, dentists, hospitals, pharmacists, associations, networks and other service providers with workflow, diagnosis and therapy. "
target parent: Axivate Capital
target: Qualizorg B.V.
Qualizorg specializes in collecting, managing and providing insight into quality indicators in the healthcare industry. Qualizorg is a market leader in the Netherlands and manages various databases, offers customized projects and is behind the leading data collection and analysis tool Qualiview.
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closed 6/2/2021 via PR Newswire

ModiHealth, acquired More Active, LLC

synopsis: ModiHealth has acquired More Active, LLC, a healthcare technology company that offers a fitness and wellness app for streaming workouts, nutrition plans, health tracking, health education, and more. ModiHealth's acquisition of More Active will provide customers with a full-body care experience at the top of its class.
buyer: ModiHealth
ModiHealth is the only integrative whole-person virtual care platform on the market offering access to every type of practitioner, including holistic, natural, and functional doctors, along with nutritionists, mental health practitioners, health and life coaches, personal trainers, and more. "
target: More Active, LLC
More Active empowers health and wellness experts by providing them with a unique, robust, and high-quality suite of health and wellness tools. Through its mobile app, More Active gives users access to premier at-home streaming workouts, fitness plans, nutrition plans, health tracking, and more.
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announced 1/30/2019 via PR Newswire

Livongo, will acquire myStrength

synopsis: Livongo, a digital health company that empowers people with chronic conditions to live a better life, will acquire myStrength, a provider of digital behavioral health solutions. myStength's web and mobile platform empowers consumers with self-care resources to manage and overcome challenges with stress, sleep, and other behavioral health problems.
buyer: Livongo (LVGO:$257.96)
Livongo is the leading consumer digital health company that empowers people with chronic conditions to live a better life. Livongo has developed a completely new approach for diabetes and other chronic condition management that combines the latest technology and data science with coaching. "
target: myStrength
myStrength is the leading provider of digital behavioral health solutions. myStength's web and mobile platform empowers consumers with innovative self-care resources to manage and overcome challenges with depression, anxiety, stress, substance use disorder, chronic pain and sleep.
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closed 6/9/2021 via PR Newswire

Hub International Limited, acquired EnterMedicare Inc.

synopsis: Hub International Limited, a leading global insurance brokerage, has acquired the assets of EnterMedicare Inc. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, EnterMedicare has developed a digital educational platform to help make Medicare more transparent, easier to understand, and more accessible to the senior population.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Hub International Limited
Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Hub International Limited is a leading full-service global insurance broker providing risk management, insurance, employee benefits, retirement, and wealth management products and services. "
target: EnterMedicare Inc.
EnterMedicare has developed a digital educational platform to help make Medicare more transparent, easier to understand, and more accessible to the senior population. The platform delivers information from the consumer back to the insurer to improve the personalization of products and services.
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closed 6/10/2019 via PR Newswire

Multiestetica, acquired Estheticon

synopsis: Multiestetica, the leading portal of aesthetic surgery and medicine in Europe and Latin America, has acquired Estheticon, an aesthetic medicine community website in the Czech Republic. Estheticon is a reliable source of information for patients, offering them the contacts of specialists, treatment reviews and information about aesthetic medicine.
buyer: Multiestetica
Multiestetica is the leading portal of aesthetic surgery and medicine in Europe and Latin America. Multiestetica allows users to find all the information they need before an aesthetic operation or treatment, including photos, testimonials, articles, videos, doctors, recommendations and prices. "
target: Estheticon
Estheticon is an aesthetic medicine community website in the Czech Republic. Estheticon is a reliable source of information for patients, offering them the contacts of specialists, treatment reviews and the opportunity to find unbiased information about aesthetic medicine.
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closed 6/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

MedLife, acquired Sfatulmedicului.ro

synopsis: MedLife, the biggest private healthcare operator in Romania, announced the purchase of the medical information portal SfatulMedicului.ro, one of the biggest websites of this kind in Romania. SfatulMedicului.ro was launched 15 years ago and it is among the top websites dedicated to the healthcare segment in Romania.
buyer: MedLife (BVB:M:$165.39)
MedLife is the largest private medical operator in Romania that has been offering high quality services using state of the art technology since 1996. "
target parent: Active Soft S.R.L.
target: Sfatulmedicului.ro
SfatulMedicului.ro platform is the largest medical information hub in Romania. SfatulMedicului.ro was launched 15 years ago and it is among the top websites dedicated to the healthcare segment in Romania.
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announced 7/24/2017 via PR Newswire

Internet Brands, Inc., will acquire WebMD Corporation

synopsis: WebMD Health Corp., the leading source of health information, and Internet Brands, a KKR portfolio company, announced that Internet Brands has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire WebMD. Internet Brands is a fully integrated online media and software services organization focused on Automotive, Health, Legal and Home / Travel.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Internet Brands, Inc. (:$107.45)
Internet Brands is a fully integrated online media and software services organization focused on four high-value vertical categories: Automotive, Health, Legal and Home / Travel. Internet Brands' powerful, proprietary operating platform provides the scalability to fuel the company's growth. "
target: WebMD Corporation (WBMD:$700.55)
WebMD Health Corp. is the leading provider of health information services, serving consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers, and health plans through its public and private online portals, mobile platforms and health-focused publications.
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$2,800
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$709
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15.2x
announced 7/6/2016 via Company Press Release

Bonnier Business Media, will acquire Netdoktor.se AB

synopsis: Bonnier Business Media has signed an agreement to purchase all the shares in Sweden's leading independent health portal, Netdoktor, which has a million unique visitors per month. Netdoktor's goal is to improve public health through information about health and medicine in language that anyone can understand.
buyer parent: Bonnier AB
buyer: Bonnier Business Media
Bonnier Business Media helps people to make smarter business decisions and become wiser everyday. They offer knowledge, inspiration, reviews and networks in many different channels and though thirty quality products. "
target: Netdoktor.se AB
Sweden's leading independent health portal, Netdoktor, has a million unique visitors per month. Netdoktor's goal is to improve public health through information about health and medicine in language that anyone can understand.
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closed 8/5/2015 via Company Press Release

CompuGroup Medical Italia SpA, acquired Medicitalia Srl

synopsis: CompuGroup Medical Italia SpA, a 100 percent subsidiary of the global leading eHealth company CompuGroup Medical AG (CGM), concluded a transaction to acquire Medicitalia Srl based in Savona/Italy. Medicitalia.it is the leading online portal for e-Health in Italy.
buyer parent: CompuGroup Medical AG
buyer: CompuGroup Medical Italia SpA
CompuGroup Medical Italia Group (CGM Italia Group) is part of CompuGroup Medical AG, the multinational world leader in e-health. In Italy, it provides solutions for primary care physicians, pharmacies, dentists and medical specialists as well as for public organizations and patients. "
target: Medicitalia Srl
Medicitalia is the portal to the Italian doctors, who are confronted with the visitors, patients, students or colleagues, to deepen, expand and upgrade their knowledge and address issues on health. It has taken an important position in the Italian web dedicated to health.
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announced 11/12/2014 via Company Press Release

Everyday Health, Inc., will acquire DoctorDirectory.com

synopsis: Everyday Health signed a definitive agreement to acquire DoctorDirectory. Based in North Carolina, DoctorDirectory provides pharmaceutical companies with multi-channel marketing services that target healthcare professionals. DoctorDirectory.com, Inc. also operates as an online directory for finding a doctor by specialty.
buyer: Everyday Health, Inc. (EVDY:$253.92)
Everyday Health, Inc. is a provider of digital health and wellness solutions. They attract consumers and healthcare professionals to their health and wellness properties, and utilize their data and analytics to deliver personalized content experiences and marketing and engagement solutions. "
target: DoctorDirectory.com
DoctorDirectory.com, Inc. operates as an online directory for finding a doctor by specialty. They also provide Healthcare Professionals the opportunity to participate in Market Research and other programs that help shape the healthcare industry.
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closed 6/27/2014 via BNC Analysis

Longmaster Information & Technology Co., Ltd., acquired 39.net

synopsis: Longmaster Information & Technology Co. Ltd., a Chinese software developer founded in 1998, announced the acquisition of 39.net, the No.1 Health Portal in China which was launched on March 9, 2000, is the oldest and largest, most widely visited and most health information website available on the internet.
buyer: Longmaster Information & Technology Co., Ltd.
Longmaster Information & Technology Co. Ltd., is is a leading edge software development-oriented national high-tech enterprises, specializing on entertainment and communities. The company was founded in 1998. "
target parent: IDG Capital Partners
target: 39.net
www.39.net, the No.1 Health Portal in China which was launched on March 9, 2000, is the oldest and largest, most widely visited and most health information website available on the internet.
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closed 11/29/2012 via PR Newswire

HealthTap, purchased Avvo Health from Avvo, Inc.

synopsis: HealthTap, the premier mobile health platform that connects users with top doctors and free answers to health questions, and Avvo, Inc., the web's largest expert-only legal Q&A forum and directory, announced that HealthTap has acquired the health business of Avvo, Inc.
buyer: HealthTap
HealthTap is an Interactive Health Network that connects thousands of North America's best physicians with users to provide trusted answers to health questions anytime, anywhere. "
seller: Avvo, Inc.
Avvo is the web's largest expert-only legal Q&A forum and directory and the most successful lawyer marketing platform in the industry, delivering hundreds of thousands of contacts from prospective clients every month.
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closed 2/8/2011 via BusinessWire

Ebix, Inc., acquired A.D.A.M., Inc.

synopsis: Ebix, Inc., a leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance industry, has announced the closing of the merger of Atlanta based A.D.A.M., Inc., a leading provider of health information and benefits technology solutions in the United States.
buyer: Ebix, Inc. (EBIX:$570.76)
Ebix, Inc., provides end-to-end solutions ranging from infrastructure exchanges, carrier systems, agency systems and BPO services to custom software development for all entities involved in the insurance industry. "
target: A.D.A.M., Inc.
A.D.A.M., Inc. is a leading provider of consumer health information and benefits technology solutions to healthcare organizations, benefits brokers, employers, consumers, and educational institutions.
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$28
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$6
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closed 1/8/2020 via Company Press Release

Virgin Pulse, acquired Yaro

synopsis: Virgin Pulse, the world’s largest, most comprehensive digital health and wellbeing SaaS company, has acquired Yaro, a leading provider of benefits navigation and care guidance solutions. Yaro offers a mobile digital navigation and health literacy platform that helps consumers better understand, find and pay for healthcare services.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Virgin Pulse
Virgin Pulse is the world’s largest, most comprehensive digital health, well-being and engagement company. Virgin Pulse is focused on engaging users every day in building and sustaining healthy behaviors and driving measurable outcomes for employees, employers and health plans. "
target: Yaro
Yaro is a leading provider of benefits navigation and care guidance solutions. Yaro offers a mobile digital navigation and health literacy platform that helps consumers better understand, find and pay for healthcare services according to their specific needs and preferences.
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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 5/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

ByteDance, acquired Baikemy.com

synopsis: ByteDance has fully acquired online medical encyclopedia Baikemy.com. Baikemy, which was set up in 2010 in Beijing, is one of China’s largest medical information portals, offering professionals-generated content (PGC). The site hosts an array of explainer videos by doctors about diseases such as flu, pneumonia, and depression, among others.
buyer: ByteDance
Bytedance offers platforms that enable people to consume and create content through machine learning technology. Bytedance's flagship product, Toutiao, is the largest AI-powered content platform in China. Toutiao delivers personalized content recommendations to every user based on their interests. "
target: Baikemy.com
Baikemy, which was set up in 2010 in Beijing, is one of China’s largest medical information portals, offering professionals-generated content (PGC). The site hosts an array of explainer videos by doctors about diseases such as flu, pneumonia, and depression, among others.
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closed 3/18/2020 via Company Press Release

Novus Health, acquired Near Threat Analytics Corp.

synopsis: Toronto-based Novus Health, an information and technology-enabled health services provider, has acquired Near Threat Analytics Corp. Headquartered in Canada, Near Threat is a web-based service designed to provide real-time information on the status of a broad range of threat types around the globe.
buyer: Novus Health
Canada-based Novus Health is an information and technology-enabled health services provider, helping organizations make health care more accessible and understandable for members and clients. The Novus Health offering includes the Travel Navigator application for traveler tracking and alerts. "
target: Near Threat Analytics Corp.
Near Threat is a Canadian web-based service designed to provide consolidated, real-time information on the status of a broad range of threat types around the globe. The company's A.I. sifts through billions of points of data to give the critical information people need in a single interface.
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closed 6/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

UnitedHealth Group, acquired PatientsLikeMe

synopsis: UnitedHealth Group, a diversified health and well-being company, and a leader in helping people live healthier lives and making the health system work better for everyone, has acquired PatientsLikeMe the leading online health community for patients with life-changing conditions.
buyer: UnitedHealth Group (UNH:$252,575.00)
UnitedHealth is a diversified health and well-being company, and a leader in helping people live healthier lives and making the health system work better for everyone. They introduce innovative approaches, products and services that can improve personal health and promote healthier populations. "
target: PatientsLikeMe
PatientsLikeMe is the leading online health community for patients with life-changing conditions. PatientsLikeMe endeavors to create the largest repository of real-world disease information to help accelerate the discovery of new, more effective treatments.
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closed 8/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Hubert Burda Media, acquired NetDoktor.de GmbH

synopsis: Hubert Burda Media, one of Germany's largest international media groups, has acquired NetDoktor.de, a company that provides independent and comprehensive information on health and illness. NetDoktor.de creates detailed specials on topics such as sports, nutrition, diabetes or obesity that are easily understandable.
buyer: Hubert Burda Media
Hubert Burda Media is one of Germany's largest international media groups with a strong focus on its digital portfolio and the international media market. Innovation is the driving force behind the organization, which builds on its original roots as a family-owned company. "
target: NetDoktor.de GmbH
Based in Germany, NetDoktor.de provides independent and comprehensive information on health and illness. They create detailed specials on topics such as sports, nutrition, diabetes or obesity that are easily understandable.
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closed 11/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

DocPlanner, acquired jameda

synopsis: Docplanner, a Polish provider of SaaS solutions for doctors and clinics, has acquired Jameda, a Munich, Germany-based established online healthcare marketplace. Jameda's platform attracts eight million patients per month, which will be added to Docplanner’s global client base of 110,000 doctors and 70 million monthly patients.
buyer: DocPlanner
Headquartered in Poland, Docplanner's mission is to make the healthcare experience more human. Docplanner creates digital apps and software solutions for doctors, clinics, hospitals and patients to enable the healthcare ecosystem and the patient journey to work together more seamlessly. "
target parent: Hubert Burda Media
target: jameda
Jameda is Germany's largest doctor-patient portal. Jameda offers digital doctor-patient contact, from searching for the right doctor to online appointments and virtual visits to the doctor via video consultation. More than 8 million patients use these services every month.
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closed 9/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Hubert Burda Media, acquired Good Hood GmbH

synopsis: Hubert Burda Media, one of Germany's largest international media groups, has acquired a majority stake in Good Hood, a German company that develops and operates hyperlocal, social neighbourhood networks in Europe. Good Hood creates social networks that strengthens social cohesion within local communities.
buyer: Hubert Burda Media
Hubert Burda Media is one of Germany's largest international media groups with a strong focus on its digital portfolio and the international media market. Innovation is the driving force behind the organization, which builds on its original roots as a family-owned company. "
target: Good Hood GmbH
Good Hood is a German company that develops and operates hyperlocal, social neighbourhood networks in Europe. Good Hood creates social networks that strengthens social cohesion within local communities. They operate social networks in Germany, France, Spain, and Italy.
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closed 2/3/2020 via BusinessWire

The Knot Worldwide, acquired You & Your Wedding

synopsis: The Knot Worldwide, the largest global wedding planning company, has acquired Hitched, a leading digital wedding planning brand in the UK. As part of the acquisition, The Knot Worldwide has also acquired the digital assets of You & Your Wedding, a UK-based wedding inspiration brand with 35 years of heritage.
buyer: The Knot Worldwide
The Knot Worldwide is the largest global wedding planning company. The Knot Worldwide helps couples plan every aspect of their weddings, from finding inspiration and local wedding professionals to creating and managing all guest experiences, wedding registries, and more through its various brands. "
target parent: Hubert Burda Media
target: You & Your Wedding
UK-based You & Your Wedding is the go-to website for stylish and creative wedding planning ideas, empowering couples to plan their day. Hitched is a UK wedding planning brand providing inspiration, advice, planning tools and a wedding vendor marketplace with thousands of wedding professionals.
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closed 8/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Hubert Burda Media, acquired NetDoktor.de GmbH

synopsis: Hubert Burda Media, one of Germany's largest international media groups, has acquired NetDoktor.de, a company that provides independent and comprehensive information on health and illness. NetDoktor.de creates detailed specials on topics such as sports, nutrition, diabetes or obesity that are easily understandable.
buyer: Hubert Burda Media
Hubert Burda Media is one of Germany's largest international media groups with a strong focus on its digital portfolio and the international media market. Innovation is the driving force behind the organization, which builds on its original roots as a family-owned company. "
target: NetDoktor.de GmbH
Based in Germany, NetDoktor.de provides independent and comprehensive information on health and illness. They create detailed specials on topics such as sports, nutrition, diabetes or obesity that are easily understandable.
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closed 5/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Immediate Media Co., acquired River Street

synopsis: Immediate Media Co, the special interest content and platform company, has acquired a majority stake in River Street Events Ltd, a producer of consumer food and gardening events and festivals in the UK. River Street's portfolio of shows include the BBC Good Food Show, BBC Gardeners’ World Live, Tower of London Food Festival and more.
buyer parent: Hubert Burda Media
buyer: Immediate Media Co.
Immediate Media Co is a force in consumer media and publishing, combining businesses formerly known as BBC Magazines, Origin Publishing and Magicalia. It publishes some of the UK’s best-known magazines including Radio Times, Gardeners’ World, and Good Food. "
target: River Street
River Street is a producer of consumer food and gardening events and festivals in the UK. River Street produces some of the UK’s finest consumer live experiences and festivals. Their portfolio of shows include the BBC Good Food Show, BBC Gardeners’ World Live, Tower of London Food Festival and more.
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closed 2/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Future plc, acquired CyclingNews.com and Procycling Magazine

synopsis: Future Plc announced the acquisition of two specialist consumer brands from Immediate Media Co. – CyclingNews.com and Procycling Magazine. Cycling News is the leading cycling news website in the UK, while Procycling is the market-leading magazine within the professional cycling arena.
buyer: Future plc (LSE:FUTR:$647.97)
Based in the UK, Future plc is an international media group and leading digital publisher. The Group operates two separately managed brand-led divisions: Media and Magazine. The Magazine division is brand-led while the Media division focuses on being at the forefront of digital innovation. "
target parent: Hubert Burda Media
target: CyclingNews.com and Procycling Magazine
Cycling News is the leading cycling news website in the UK, while Procycling is the market-leading magazine within the professional cycling arena.
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closed 1/24/2019 via Company Press Release

Immediate Media Co., acquired Upper Street Events Ltd

synopsis: Immediate Media, the special interest content and platform company, has acquired Upper Street Events Ltd., an award-winning UK-based consumer-focused events company. They produce innovative, creative and stylish consumer and trade events that target the passions and interests of carefully chosen premium audiences.
buyer parent: Hubert Burda Media
buyer: Immediate Media Co.
Immediate Media Co is the special interest content and platform company. Their fast-growing, multi-platform media business is home to over 1,300 people across eight divisions. They own and operate some of the best-loved brands in the UK. and they only focus on special interest markets. "
target: Upper Street Events Ltd
Upper Street Events Ltd. is an award-winning UK-based consumer-focused events company. They produce innovative, creative and stylish consumer and trade events that target the passions and interests of carefully chosen premium audiences.
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announced 9/5/2018 via Company Press Release

Immediate Media Co., will acquire BBC Good Food

synopsis: Immediate Media Co, the special interest content and platform company, will acquire BBC Good Food from BBC Studios, a global content company. BBC Good Food is the UK’s biggest food media brand. The brand includes the UK's largest food website, a monthly food magazine, and the largest food and drink shows in the UK.
buyer parent: Hubert Burda Media
buyer: Immediate Media Co.
Immediate Media Co is a force in consumer media and publishing, combining businesses formerly known as BBC Magazines, Origin Publishing and Magicalia. It publishes some of the UK’s best-known magazines including Radio Times, Gardeners’ World, and Good Food. "
target parent: British Broadcasting Corporation
target: BBC Good Food
Launched in 1989, BBC Good Food is the UK’s biggest food media brand. The brand includes bbcgoodfood.com, the UK's largest food website; BBC Good Food magazine, a monthly food magazine; and BBC Good Food show live events, the largest and most popular food and drink shows in the UK.
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announced 8/23/2017 via BNC Analysis

Funke Mediengruppe GmbH, will acquire Donna Magazine

synopsis: Funke Mediengruppe, Germany's third largest newspaper and magazine publisher, is to acquire Donna magazine from Hubert Burda Media, one of Germany's largest media groups. Donna is a German lifestyle magazine for women over 40. They cover fashion and beauty, life and love, health, culture and cookery.
buyer: Funke Mediengruppe GmbH
Funke Mediengruppe is Germany's third largest newspaper and magazine publisher with a total of over 500 publications in eight countries. They publish newspapers, women’s magazines, TV guides, advertising papers, books and more. "
target parent: Hubert Burda Media
target: Donna Magazine
Donna is a German lifestyle magazine for women over 40. They cover fashion and beauty, life and love, health, culture and cookery. Rather than unobtainable icons, the models who appear in Donna are personable women with realistic proportions. They are located in Munich, Germany.
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closed 2/15/2017 via Company Press Release

Cliqz GmbH, acquired Ghostery, Inc.

synopsis: Ghostery announced that it has relaunched as Evidon, Inc. and sold its popular Ghostery consumer browser extension and mobile apps to German Cliqz GmbH. Ghostery offers a free browser extension and mobile browser that make browsing the internet cleaner, faster, and safer by detecting and blocking tracking technologies on websites.
buyer parent: Hubert Burda Media
buyer: Cliqz GmbH
Cliqz, which is owned by Mozilla and Hubert Burda Media, offers privacy-focused browsers and browser extensions with an innovative quick-search functionality for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iOS "
target parent: Evidon
target: Ghostery, Inc.
Ghostery offers a free browser extension and mobile browser that make browsing the internet cleaner, faster, and safer. Ghostery detects and blocks tracking technologies on the websites users visit to speed up page loads, eliminate clutter, and protect data and privacy.
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closed 1/25/2017 via BNC Analysis

jameda, acquired Patientus GmbH

synopsis: jameda GmbH, the leading physician rating website in Germany, has acquired Patientus GmbH, the market leader for online medical video consultations. Patientus offers physicians and patients a communication solution for digital medical visits.
buyer parent: Hubert Burda Media
buyer: jameda
jameda is the leading physician rating website in Germany. The website is used by over 5 million patients to search for the right doctor through a database of more than 250,000 medical professionals across Germany. "
target: Patientus GmbH
As the market leader for online video consultations, Patientus offers physicians and patients a communication solution for digital medical visits. Their goal is to give all patients easy and affordable access to the doctor of their choice - regardless of their current location.
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closed 1/18/2017 via BNC Analysis

Hubert Burda Media, acquired Lifestyle Asia

synopsis: German media company Burda International, a unit of Munich-based Hubert Burda Media, has acquired LifestyleAsia.com. LifestyleAsia was founded in 2006 as an online publisher with local websites in Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand and Kuala Lumpur.
buyer: Hubert Burda Media
Responsible for over 400 print and digital consumer brands, Hubert Burda Media is one of Germany's largest media groups. With a strong focus on its digital portfolio and the international media market, it has been growing for several years. It publishes more than 320 magazines around the globe. "
target parent: Servisen Investment Management AB
target: Lifestyle Asia
LifestyleAsia was founded in 2006 as an online publisher with local websites in Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand and Kuala Lumpur. The online magazine publishes the latest content relating to luxury style, travel, food & wine, motoring, culture and city guides.
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closed 1/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

Hubert Burda Media, acquired Immediate Media Co.

synopsis: Hubert Burda Media has bought Radio Times owner Immediate Media from its private equity owner Exponent and Media. Immediate Media Co is a force in consumer media and publishing, combining businesses formerly known as BBC Magazines, Origin Publishing and Magicalia. Radio Times is a British weekly television and radio programme listings magazine.
buyer: Hubert Burda Media
Responsible for over 400 print and digital consumer brands, Hubert Burda Media is one of Germany's largest media groups. With a strong focus on its digital portfolio and the international media market, it has been growing for several years. It publishes more than 320 magazines around the globe. "
target parent: Exponent Private Equity
target: Immediate Media Co.
Immediate Media Co is a force in consumer media and publishing, combining businesses formerly known as BBC Magazines, Origin Publishing and Magicalia. It publishes some of the UK’s best-known magazines including Radio Times, Gardeners’ World, and Good Food.
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closed 6/28/2016 via Company Press Release

Hubert Burda Media, acquired StockFood GmbH

synopsis: The Munich-based StockFood GmbH is now part of Hubert Burda Media´s network. StockFood is one of Germany’s most respected photo agencies. As market leader it carries works by more than 1,000 food photographers from around the world.
buyer: Hubert Burda Media
Responsible for over 400 print and digital consumer brands, Hubert Burda Media is one of Germany's largest media groups. With a strong focus on its digital portfolio and the international media market, it has been growing for several years. It publishes more than 320 magazines around the globe. "
target: StockFood GmbH
StockFood is one of Germany’s most respected photo agencies. As market leader it carries works by more than 1,000 food photographers from around the world
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closed 1/13/2016 via AP - Associated Press

Hubert Burda Media, acquired Jacobsen Publications

synopsis: Burda International expands to Nordics with acquisition of Jacobsen Publications. The company uses their large database of previous and current subscribers for activities such as a successful trade show within handicraft with over 100 exhibitors and over 9000 visitors.
buyer: Hubert Burda Media
Hubert Burda Media is one of the largest media companies in Germany. As a global player with numerous subsidiaries and international brands, Hubert Burda Media operates on a global level. "
target: Jacobsen Publications
Jacobsen Publications A / S produces and publishes craft-magazines. All about Needlework Symagasin, All about Needlework Knitting Magazine and Creative Work. They publish everything about needlework magazines in Denmark, Sweden and Norway and Creative Work in Denmark and Sweden.
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closed 11/6/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Hubert Burda Media, acquired jameda

synopsis: TOMORROW FOCUS AG has agreed to sell jameda GmbH, which operates a physician ratings portal by the same name, to Burda Digital GmbH. jameda is Germany's biggest physician ratings portal. Over five million patients use the portal every month to find the right physician.
buyer: Hubert Burda Media
Responsible for over 400 print and digital consumer brands, Hubert Burda Media is one of Germany's largest media groups. It publishes more than 320 magazines around the globe. Burda has 165 million users, approximately 40 million paying consumers and 43,000 advertisers. "
target parent: Tomorrow Focus AG
target: jameda
jameda is the leading physician rating website in Germany. The website is used by over 5 million patients to search for the right doctor through a database of more than 250,000 medical professionals across Germany.
price ($mm)
$50
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
10.1x
EV / EBITDA
37.8x
closed 7/9/2015 via BNC Analysis

Hubert Burda Media, acquired Showroom

synopsis: Burda International, an international newspaper editor with nearly 300 publications cyclical, has acquired Showroom, an e-commerce platform for independent fashion designers and brands.
buyer: Hubert Burda Media
Responsible for over 400 print and digital consumer brands, Hubert Burda Media is one of Germany's largest media groups. It publishes more than 320 magazines around the globe. Burda has 165 million users, approximately 40 million paying consumers and 43,000 advertisers. "
target: Showroom
SHOWROOM is an e-commerce platform for independent fashion designers and brands. It allows them to sell products in three on-line channels (Facebook fanpage, own website and multibrand store showroom.com).
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announced 3/20/2015 via Company Press Release

Hubert Burda Media, will purchase TOMORROW FOCUS Publishing GmbH from Tomorrow Focus AG

synopsis: Tomorrow Focus AG signed an agreement with Burda Digital GmbH covering the sale of TOMORROW FOCUS Publishing GmbH, which is home to the TOMORROW FOCUS Group’s publishing activities including the news portal FOCUS Online; the German-language edition of The Huffington Post, a news portal and platform for blogs; and more.
buyer: Hubert Burda Media
Responsible for over 400 print and digital consumer brands, Hubert Burda Media is one of Germany's largest media groups. It publishes more than 320 magazines around the globe. Burda has 165 million users, approximately 40 million paying consumers and 43,000 advertisers. "
seller: Tomorrow Focus AG (DB:TFA:$90.36)
TOMORROW FOCUS Publishing GmbH is the publishing segment of Tomorrow Focus AG. It includes TOMORROW FOCUS Media GmbH (one of Germany’s leading digital marketing providers) and TOMORROW FOCUS News+ GmbH, which operates a number of Internet portals such as the news journalism site FOCUS Online.
price ($mm)
$32
rev ($mm)
$31
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
8.6x
closed 11/24/2014 via BNC Analysis

Cellular GmbH, acquired Cellular GmbH

synopsis: Tomorrow Focus AG, one of Germany's leading stock exchange-listed Internet groups, has sold its wholly-owned subsidiary Cellular GmbH, a full-service agency for the mobile Internet, apps and smart TV, to Cellular's founders and managing directors Birger Veit und Roman Kocholl.
buyer: Cellular GmbH
Cellular is a full-service agency that offers its customers comprehensive solutions from a single source in Hamburg and Vienna. They offer services ranging from strategy, consulting, design, design and project management, technical implementation, quality management and care. "
target parent: Hubert Burda Media
target: Cellular GmbH
Cellular is a full-service agency that offers its customers comprehensive solutions from a single source in Hamburg and Vienna. They offer services ranging from strategy, consulting, design, design and project management, technical implementation, quality management and care.
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announced 9/11/2013 via Company Press Release

Publishing House Burda, will acquire ZAO Salon-Press

synopsis: Publishing House Burda announced that they have reached an agreement to acquire Salon-Press, one of the leading publishing houses on the Russian interior design market and publishes seven titles including “Idei Vashego Doma” (Ideas for Your Home) and “Salon-interior”, a leading premium interior design magazine.
buyer parent: Hubert Burda Media
buyer: Publishing House Burda
Publishing House Burda was founded in 1995. Burda publishes over 70 titles, 57 special editions of its brands and is the leading publisher in the Russian market in terms of sales of periodical magazines, reaching an audience of over 35 million people (according to a recent TNS Gallup survey). "
target parent: RBC Holding
target: ZAO Salon-Press
ZAO Salon-Press is one of the leading publishing houses on the Russian interior design market and publishes seven titles including “Idei Vashego Doma” (Ideas for Your Home) and “Salon-interior”, a leading premium interior design magazine.
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closed 8/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Hubert Burda Media, acquired NetDoktor.de GmbH

synopsis: Hubert Burda Media, one of Germany's largest international media groups, has acquired NetDoktor.de, a company that provides independent and comprehensive information on health and illness. NetDoktor.de creates detailed specials on topics such as sports, nutrition, diabetes or obesity that are easily understandable.
buyer: Hubert Burda Media
Hubert Burda Media is one of Germany's largest international media groups with a strong focus on its digital portfolio and the international media market. Innovation is the driving force behind the organization, which builds on its original roots as a family-owned company. "
target: NetDoktor.de GmbH
Based in Germany, NetDoktor.de provides independent and comprehensive information on health and illness. They create detailed specials on topics such as sports, nutrition, diabetes or obesity that are easily understandable.
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announced 1/18/2022 via BusinessWire

The Arena Group, will acquire AMG/Parade

synopsis: The Arena Group announced it has signed an agreement to acquire AMG/Parade, a premium multimedia content company with lifestyle, celebrity, food, health & wellness, sports, and outdoor verticals. Its brands include Parade Media, which reaches more than 54 million domestic consumers each month in digital and print.
buyer: The Arena Group (OTCPK:MVEN:$170.37)
The Arena Group combines powerful brands and delivers compelling experiences. Their team of award winning journalists, storytellers, content creators and entrepreneurial producers deliver exciting and dynamic destinations in sports, finance, lifestyle and more. "
target: AMG/Parade
AMG/Parade develops and distributes premium content on digital, video and print platforms in the lifestyle, celebrity, food & wellness, sports and outdoor verticals. Its brands include AMG/Parade Sports, AMG/Parade Outdoors, Parade, Relish and Spry Living.
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announced 1/7/2022 via New York Times

The New York Times Company, will acquire The Athletic

synopsis: The New York Times Company, a global media organization focused on creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news and information, has reached an agreement to buy The Athletic, a subscription-based sports website that provides ad-free national and local coverage in 47 North American cities as well as the United Kingdom.
buyer: The New York Times Company (NYT:$1,963.00)
The New York Times Company a global media organization focused on creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news and information. The New York Times brand a trusted source of news and information for readers and viewers across various platforms. "
target: The Athletic
The Athletic is a subscription-based sports website that provides ad-free national and local coverage in 47 North American cities as well as the United Kingdom.
price ($mm)
$550
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closed 12/23/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Gaia Inc., acquired Yoga International

synopsis: Gaia, Inc., a subscription video-streaming service dedicated to conscious media and serving a global conscious community, has acquired Yoga International, a digital-only platform and community dedicated to yoga.
buyer: Gaia Inc. (GAIA:$77.37)
Gaia is a member-supported global video streaming service and community that produces and curates conscious media through four primary channels—Seeking Truth, Transformation, Alternative Healing and Yoga—in four languages (English, Spanish, French and German) to its members in 185 countries. "
target parent: The Himalayan Institute
target: Yoga International
Yoga International is considered the authentic voice of yoga in the West. Originally started as a print magazine thirty years ago by the Himalayan Institute, Yoga International has since transformed into a digital-only platform and community with paid subscribers around the world.
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closed 12/22/2021 via PR Newswire

Solotech, acquired XR Studios, LLC

synopsis: Montreal-based Solotech has acquired XR Studios, a full-service agency specializing in extended reality, which is comprised of augmented reality technology for live broadcast and virtual productions. As part of the strategic plan, XR Studios will continue to operate as a separate entity and brand, progressing its trajectory in market leadership.
buyer: Solotech
Solotech is a global leader in audiovisual and entertainment technology. Thanks to an inventory encompassing over 300 renowned manufacturers, Solotech is the single source for audio, video, lighting, rigging, soft goods, control, and collaboration solutions & services. "
target: XR Studios, LLC
XR Studios is a leading-edge digital production company specializing in immersive technology for entertainment. Known for producing Extended Reality and Augmented Reality workflow solutions, XR Studios executes innovative experiences for some of the most renowned artists and brands across the globe.
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announced 12/14/2021 via PR Newswire

Finn Partners, will acquire Medika Life

synopsis: Global independent marketing and communications firm FINN Partners is to acquire Medika.Life, a global opinion and news platform recognized for hosting and distributing health-sector thought-leaders' content to its 100,000 and more monthly readers.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners has become one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world. The full-service marketing and communications company's record setting pace is a result of organic growth and integrating new companies and new people into the FINN world. "
target: Medika Life
Medika.Life is a global opinion and news platform recognized for hosting and distributing health-sector thought-leaders' content to its 100,000 and more monthly readers. They focus on promoting the voices of healthcare practitioners from within the industry.
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closed 12/8/2021 via PR Web

Qualfon Corporation, acquired Lead Vision Media

synopsis: Qualfon, a full-service marketing solutions and contact center service provider, has acquired LeadVision Media, a leader in the digital demand generation space. Through its diverse network of internet properties, LeadVision delivers relevant, audience-targeted advertisements to consumers.
buyer: Qualfon Corporation
Qualfon is a full-service business process outsourcing (BPO) company offering full customer lifecycle management including traditional and digital demand generation, end-to-end integrated marketing, multichannel customer engagement, print and fulfillment solutions. "
target: Lead Vision Media
LeadVision Media is an internet-based advertising agency specializing in lead generation on a cost per lead basis through various traffic sources. Through its diverse network of internet properties, it delivers relevant, audience-targeted advertisements to consumers.
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announced 12/2/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

The Glimpse Group, will acquire Sector 5 Digital

synopsis: The Glimpse Group, Inc., a diversified Virtual Reality ("VR") and Augmented Reality ("AR") platform company providing enterprise-focused VR and AR software and services solutions, will acquire Sector 5 Digital ("S5D"), a leading immersive technology company. S5D combines brilliant storytelling with emerging technologies.
buyer: The Glimpse Group (VRAR:$4.18)
The Glimpse Group is a diversified Virtual and Augmented Reality platform company, comprised of multiple VR and AR software & services companies, and designed with the specific purpose of cultivating companies in the emerging VR/AR industry. "
target: Sector 5 Digital
Sector 5 Digital (S5D) is an award-winning, enterprise focused, immersive technology company that combines brilliant storytelling with emerging technologies for industry leading organizations. It helps companies transform their brands by creating innovative digital content.
price ($mm)
$8.00
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
9.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/1/2021 via Company Press Release

Sony Pictures Television, Inc., acquired Bad Wolf

synopsis: Sony Pictures Television (SPT) announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Cardiff-based production company Bad Wolf Ltd, the award-winning production company behind some of the most ambitious and globally-acclaimed dramas in recent years, including His Dark Materials (HBO/BBC), The Night Of (HBO) and I Hate Suzie (Sky).
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: Sony Pictures Television, Inc.
Sony Pictures Television (SPT) is one of the television industry’s leading content providers, producing, distributing and carrying programming worldwide in every genre and for every platform. "
target: Bad Wolf
Cardiff-based production company Bad Wolf Ltd is the award-winning production company behind some of the most ambitious and globally-acclaimed dramas in recent years, including His Dark Materials (HBO/BBC), A Discovery Of Witches (Sky), Industry (HBO/BBC), The Night Of (HBO) and I Hate Suzie (Sky).
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closed 11/17/2021 via BusinessWire

MoneyLion, acquired Malka

synopsis: MoneyLion Inc., an award-winning, data-driven, digital financial platform, announced that it has acquired MALKA Media Group LLC, a rapidly growing creator network and content platform.
buyer: MoneyLion (ML:$130.75)
MoneyLion is a mobile banking and financial membership platform that empowers people to take control of their finances. Since its launch in 2013, MoneyLion has earned its members' trust by building a full-service digital platform to deliver mobile banking, lending, and investment solutions. "
target: Malka
MALKA Media is a rapidly growing creator network and content platform. They are a category leader and innovator in the fastest growing digital media and content sectors across entertainment, sports, gaming, live streaming, and brand storytelling.
price ($mm)
$40
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closed 11/12/2021 via BNC Analysis

Palm Beach Media Group, acquired Vero Beach Magazine

synopsis: Palm Beach Media Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hour Media in Troy, MI, has acquired the assets of Vero Beach Magazine from Moulton Media. Vero Beach Magazine is a magazine dedicated to Vero Beach, FL & Indian River County. The magazine’s main goal is to celebrate all the qualities that make the community beloved by residents.
buyer parent: Hour Media, LLC
buyer: Palm Beach Media Group
Palm Beach Media Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hour Media, and publisher of Palm Beach Illustrated, Naples Illustrated, Fort Lauderdale Illustrated, Jupiter Magazine, Stuart Magazine, AVENTURA and Florida Design. "
target: Vero Beach Magazine
Vero Beach Magazine is a magazine dedicated to Vero Beach, FL & Indian River County. Founded in 1997 by Elizabeth (Beth) Moulton, the magazine’s main goal is to celebrate all the qualities that make the community beloved by both year-round and seasonal residents.
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closed 11/1/2021 via PR Web

Mequoda Publishing Network, acquired GreenPrints Magazine

synopsis: Mequoda Systems, a multiplatform publishing network, has acquired GreenPrints, a quarterly magazine about gardening. GreenPrints shares the absolute best true stories of gardeners from all across the US. The magazine features inspiring, humorous, and heartfelt stories that covey the the joy, headaches, and heart of gardening.
buyer: Mequoda Publishing Network
Mequoda is a multiplatform publishing network. Mequoda’s methodology and frameworks are used around the globe to power state-of-the-art digital publishing systems. They publish 7 consumer magazines, 21 premium investing newsletters, three website portals, and their companion daily email newsletters."
target: GreenPrints Magazine
GreenPrints is a quarterly magazine that shares the joys and rewards of gardening. GreenPrints shares the absolute best true stories of gardeners from all across the US. The magazine features inspiring, humorous, and heartfelt stories that covey the the joy, headaches, and heart of gardening.
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closed 10/29/2021 via BNC Analysis

Troy Johnson, acquired San Diego Magazine LLC

synopsis: Troy Johnson, a writer, food critic, and television personality in San Diego, has acquired San Diego Magazine from Desert Publications Inc., a magazine publisher in Palm Springs, CA. San Diego Magazine is a monthly magazine. San Diego Magazine provides the latest news about restaurants, breweries, shops, campgrounds, and events in San Diego.
buyer: Troy Johnson
Troy Johnson is a writer, food critic, and television personality in San Diego. Troy Johnson wrote and hosted the Crave TV series for Food Network and has been a judge on over 100 episodes of Guy’s Grocery Games. He also co-hosts the food travel show Campus Eats on Big Ten Network. "
target parent: Desert Publications Inc
target: San Diego Magazine LLC
San Diego Magazine is a monthly magazine focused on the San Diego region. San Diego Magazine helps people to make better weekend plans by providing them with the latest news on restaurants, bars, breweries, shops, campgrounds, bike paths, events, and more.
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closed 10/25/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Sonobi, acquired Amply Media

synopsis: Sonobi, an advertising technology marketplace that enables premium publishers and buyers to directly collaborate and build consumer-focused campaigns, has acquired Amply, a digital platform that provides push notification technology to its existing network of over 110 million subscribers as well as a growing partner network of publishers.
buyer: Sonobi
Sonobi is a pioneer in digital advertising technology and programmatic spend. Sonobi's people-based identifier (PBID) incorporates multiple identity approaches into a single ID that is cross-channel compatible and provides a safe haven for publishers and brands to transact using first-party data. "
target: Amply Media
Amply is a hyper-engaged push notification platform with massive global reach and currently maintains an audience of over 110 million subscribers. Amply offers high-impact solutions for advertisers in search of brand-safe options for their scalable media buys.
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closed 10/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Pen & Sword Books, acquired After the Battle

synopsis: Pen & Sword Books, a military publisher in the UK, has acquired After the Battle, a history magazine and book publisher in the UK. After the Battle publishes quarterly magazines focused on the Second World War. Their magazines and books feature comparison photographs and covers major battles, vehicle and aircraft recovery, war films, and more.
buyer: Pen & Sword Books
Pen & Sword Books is a military publisher in the UK. Pen & Sword Books publishes hardback and softback books on military, aviation, maritime, World War I, World War II, history, and more. They offer over 6,000 titles available in print and as ebook downloads. "
target: After the Battle
After the Battle is a history magazine and book publisher in the UK. After the Battle publishes quarterly magazines focused on the Second World War. Their magazines and books feature comparison photographs and covers major battles, vehicle and aircraft recovery, war films, and more.
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closed 10/6/2021 via BNC Analysis

MSQ Partners Limited, acquired Brave Spark

synopsis: MSQ Group, a leading tech-enabled marketing communications group, has further expanded with the acquisition of creative studio Brave Spark, which specializes in TV, digital, animation, and brand strategy.
buyer parent: Lloyds Banking Group
buyer: MSQ Partners Limited
MSQ is a leading tech-enabled marketing communications group. They help businesses earn brands earn Emotional Capital to attract, convert, retain and grow valuable customers. "
target: Brave Spark
Brave Spark offers motion picture production services. They specialize in TV, digital, animation, and brand strategy. They were incorporated in 2010 and are based in London, United Kingdom.
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closed 11/15/2021 via GlobeNewswire

ESE Entertainment Inc., acquired Frenzy sp. z.o.o.

synopsis: ESE Entertainment, an entertainment and technology company focused on gaming, particularly on esports, has acquired Frenzy sp. z.o.o., a Polish media and production infrastructure company focused on the video game industry. The company creates and executes esports and gaming events, broadcasts, and media content.
buyer: ESE Entertainment Inc. (TSXV:ESE:$4.22)
ESE Entertainment an entertainment and technology company focused on gaming, particularly on esports. Capabilities include physical infrastructure, broadcasting, global distribution for gaming and esports-related content, advertising, sponsorship support, and a growing esports team franchise. "
target: Frenzy sp. z.o.o.
Frenzy is a media and production infrastructure company focused on the video game industry. The company creates and executes esports and gaming events, broadcasts, and media content.
price ($mm)
$1.88
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announced 8/26/2021 via Forbes

Magnum Opus Acquisition Limited, will be merged with Forbes, Inc.

synopsis: Forbes, the iconic business information brand that convenes and curates the most influential leaders driving change, and Magnum Opus Acquisition Limited, a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company focusing on global consumer, technology and media sectors, announced they have entered into a definitive business combination agreement.
buyer: Magnum Opus Acquisition Limited (OPA:$0.00)
Magnum Opus Acquisition Limited is a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company focusing on global consumer, technology and media sectors. "
target parent: Integrated Whale Media Investments
target: Forbes, Inc.
Forbes convenes and curates leaders and entrepreneurs who are driving change, transforming business, and making a significant impact on the world. The Forbes brand reaches more than 120 million people worldwide through its journalism, LIVE events, and custom marketing programs.
price ($mm)
$620
rev ($mm)
$180
EBITDA ($mm)
$35
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
17.7x
closed 8/25/2021 via BNC Analysis

TinyBuild GAMES, acquired Animal, LLC

synopsis: TinyBuild, a video game development and publishing company, has acquired Animal, an independent video game developer and media production company. Animal creates beautifully designed animated advertising content for their clients. The company's first game, RAWMEN, is an online third person shooter game themed around food.
buyer: TinyBuild GAMES (AIM:TBLD:$37.76)
tinyBuild is a video game development and publishing company with its HQ in Bellevue, USA and a branch office in Hilversum, The Netherlands. They're known for titles such as Hello Neighbor, SpeedRunners, Graveyard Keeper, and many more. "
target: Animal, LLC
Animal is an independent video game developer and media production company. Animal creates beautifully designed animated advertising content for their clients. The company's first game, RAWMEN, is an online third person shooter game themed around food.
price ($mm)
$10
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closed 8/16/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Future plc, purchased Wealth, Knowledge and B2B Technology Brands from Dennis Publishing Limited

synopsis: Future plc has acquired a portfolio of leading Wealth, Knowledge and B2B Pro Technology specialist brands from Dennis Publishing. The brands included in the acquisition are: The Week / The Week US, The Week Junior / TWJ US, MoneyWeek, Kiplinger, Science & Nature, IT Pro, Computer Active, PC Pro, Minecraft World, and Coach.
buyer: Future plc (LSE:FUTR:$647.97)
Based in the UK, Future plc is an international media group and leading digital publisher. The Group operates two separately managed brand-led divisions: Media and Magazine. The Magazine division is brand-led while the Media division focuses on being at the forefront of digital innovation. "
seller parent: Exponent Private Equity
seller: Dennis Publishing Limited
The brands included in the acquisition are: The Week / The Week US, The Week Junior / TWJ US, MoneyWeek, Kiplinger, Science & Nature, IT Pro, Computer Active, PC Pro, Minecraft World, and Coach. Dennis Publishing Ltd. is a British independent publisher, founded in 1973 by Felix Dennis.
price ($mm)
$416
rev ($mm)
$145
EBITDA ($mm)
$28
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
15.0x

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Ticker: RCSM.MI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RCS MediaGroup
RCS MediaGroup
RCS MediaGroup is a multimedia publishing group that operates in daily newspapers, magazines and books, radio broadcasting, new media and digital TV. It is also one of the leading operators in the advertisement sales & distribution markets.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$1,988.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$37.78
EBIT ($mm)
($69.92)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4134
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Ticker: DB:SAX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ströer Media
Ströer Media
Ströer Media is a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, and offers its advertising customers individualized and fully integrated premium communications solutions. In the field of digital media, Ströer is setting new standards for innovation and quality in Europe.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,814.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$355.43
EBIT ($mm)
$192.91
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
12514
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Ticker: ASX:NEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd.
Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd.
Nine Entertainment Co. is a leading media and entertainment group focused on the delivery of premium video content to all Australians. NEC delivers its content in multiple ways through free-to-air TV broadcasting, Subscription Video-On-Demand, digital channels and online.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,558.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$271.42
EBIT ($mm)
$195.45
Net Income ($mm)
$99.45
Employees
3350
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Ticker: SWX:TAMN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tamedia AG
Tamedia AG
Tamedia is a Swiss media group headquartered in Zurich. With its daily and weekly newspapers, magazines, online platforms as well as printing facility, Tamedia is one of the leading media corporations in Switzerland.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,075.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$107.00
EBIT ($mm)
$15.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3640
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Ticker: ASX:SWM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Seven West Media Limited
Seven West Media Limited
Seven West Media is Australia’s leading multiple platform media company with a market-leading presence in broadcast television, magazine and newspaper publishing and online.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,063.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$81.12
EBIT ($mm)
$71.70
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4607
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Ticker: LSE:TNI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trinity Mirror plc
Trinity Mirror plc
Trinity Mirror is the largest national and regional multimedia content publisher in the UK, comprising national and regional newsbrands across the country.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$905.13
EBITDA ($mm)
$208.99
EBIT ($mm)
$181.28
Net Income ($mm)
$121.50
Employees
4573
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Ticker: SGX:T39
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd.
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd.
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Southeast Asia's leading media organisation, engaging minds across multiple languages and platforms. SPH owns award-winning newspapers, magazines and best-selling books in both print and digital editions, as well as online classified businesses in the region.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$761.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$259.03
EBIT ($mm)
$222.38
Net Income ($mm)
$148.41
Employees
4473
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Ticker: LSE:FUTR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Future plc
Future plc
Future plc is an international media group and leading digital business, listed on the London Stock Exchange (symbol: FUTR). Future has operations in the UK, US and Australia creating publications, apps, websites and events.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$647.97
EBITDA ($mm)
$194.29
EBIT ($mm)
$150.12
Net Income ($mm)
$91.12
Employees
2037
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Ticker: NYSE:TSQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Townsquare Media Group
Townsquare Media Group
Townsquare is a diversified media, entertainment and digital marketing services company that owns and operates radio, digital and live event properties. The Company specializes in creating and distributing original entertainment, music and lifestyle content.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$507.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$96.45
EBIT ($mm)
$70.76
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2900
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Ticker: QNST
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
QuinStreet, Inc.
QuinStreet, Inc.
QuinStreet, Inc. is one of the largest Internet marketing and media companies in the world. QuinStreet is committed to providing consumers and businesses with the information they need to research, find and select the products, services and brands that meet their needs.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$502.99
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.84
EBIT ($mm)
$7.45
Net Income ($mm)
$31.65
Employees
592
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Ticker: ENXTAM:TMG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telegraaf Media Groep N.V.
Telegraaf Media Groep N.V.
Telegraaf Media Groep N.V. (TMG) is one of the largest media companies in the Netherlands. Their publication brands include De Telegraaf, DFT, Telesport, Metro, Autovisie, Privé and VROUW. They also have radio and online video brands such as Sky Radio and Telegraaf VNDG.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$490.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$19.69
EBIT ($mm)
$7.23
Net Income ($mm)
$1.82
Employees
1484
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Ticker: BSE:532705
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jagran Prakashan Ltd
Jagran Prakashan Ltd
Jagran Prakashan Ltd is India's leading media and communications group with its interests spanning across Print, OOH, Activations, Digital, covers all of India as its footprint – and is arguably amongst one of the largest media conglomerates in the country.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$348.94
EBITDA ($mm)
$88.06
EBIT ($mm)
$70.95
Net Income ($mm)
$48.45
Employees
3019
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Ticker: DMS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digital Media Solutions
Digital Media Solutions
Digital Media Solutions (DMS) is the largest single entry point for scalable and reliable people-based marketing solutions. DMS deploys a robust database of consumer intelligence and leverages massive proprietary media distribution to provide meaningful, insightful customer acquisition campaigns.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$332.86
EBITDA ($mm)
$36.32
EBIT ($mm)
$21.37
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
400
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