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closed 8/20/2019 via PR Newswire

Her Campus Media LLC, acquired CollegeFashionista

synopsis: Her Campus Media, the #1 media brand for college women and 360-degree college marketing agency, announced that it has acquired College Fashionista, a leading college-focused media company and digital community of college-aged fashion and beauty influencers.
buyer: Her Campus Media LLC
Her Campus Media is the #1 media brand for the empowered college woman and 360-degree college marketing agency, reaching over 30 million users monthly across flagship site HerCampus.com, on-campus network of 380+ campus chapters, proprietary events College Fashion Week® and Her Conference®, & more. "
target parent: Clique Media Group
target: CollegeFashionista
College Fashionista is a global, digital community of thousands of college-aged fashion and beauty influencers, sharing their insights while learning real-life skills from industry insiders to help propel their future careers today.
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closed 10/28/2016 via Forbes

Clique Media Group, acquired CollegeFashionista

synopsis: Clique Media Group has acquired CollegeFashionista, a street style site-meets-internship program for college students. CollegeFashionista is a community for those who are passionate about the latest fashion, lifestyle and beauty trends on college campuses around the world.
buyer: Clique Media Group
Clique Media Group provides marketing agency services. It specializes in providing brand positioning, asset creations, content development, social publishing, produced and live videos, talent and influencer procurements and bookings, and experiential activations services. "
target: CollegeFashionista
CollegeFashionista is a community for those who are passionate about the latest fashion, lifestyle and beauty trends on college campuses around the world. They connect influential students to the fashion industry and readers to a community of inspiration and education.
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closed 9/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

One Impression, acquired University Express

synopsis: One Impression, India's fastest growing influencer marketing platform, has acquired University Express, an Indian campus media platform that delivers university news and insightful columns. University Express provides engaging and useful content to students in the form of the latest campus news, conversations, opinions and meaningful stories.
buyer: One Impression
One Impression is India's fastest growing influencer marketing platform. One Impression helps brands collaborate with celebrities, influencers, thought leaders, content creators and more. Their platform offers a community of over 25,000 influencers that can help get ahead of their competition. "
target: University Express
Founded in 2012, University Express is an Indian campus media platform that delivers university news and insightful columns. University Express provides engaging and useful content to students in the form of the latest campus news, conversations, opinions and meaningful stories.
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closed 5/2/2018 via PR Web

Anjar Co. LLC & Becker Associates LLC, acquired FlockU

synopsis: Digital media company FlockU was acquired by Anjar Co. LLC & Becker Associates LLC, a consulting, licensing and brand management agency. FlockU operates a platform that allows “Flockers” on 1,110 college campuses to create edgy, unfiltered, personal stories and create and post videos. FlockU has published over 10,000 text and video stories.
buyer: Anjar Co. LLC & Becker Associates LLC
Anjar Co. LLC & Becker Associates LLC have licensed ~800 children's products and sold nearly $2 billion globally. Anjar & Becker Associates help commercialize IP, offering popular brands, patented products and proprietary concepts for global licensing and distribution. "
target: FlockU
FlockU is a digital and social hub for college students. FlockU owns and operates a platform that allows “Flockers” on 1,110 college campuses to create edgy, unfiltered, personal stories and create and post videos. FlockU has published over 10,000 text and video stories.
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closed 2/14/2011 via BusinessWire

Koofers, acquired Five College Websites

synopsis: Koofers has acquired the assets of five college media properties to augment its nationwide social learning network. The five properties acquired serve the student communities at Michigan State University, University of Georgia, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Middle Tennessee State University and Drexel University.
buyer: Koofers
Koofers is a social learning company transforming higher education through student-driven, intercollegiate collaboration. Founded in 2008, Koofers empowers students to help each other learn by providing open and free access to: course materials, class and professor ratings, study aids and more. "
target: Five College Websites
Five websites serving Michigan State University, University of Georgia, California State Polytechnic University, Middle Tennessee State University and Drexel University consist of over 100,000 professor reviews and ratings, 22 semesters of grade distribution data and 300,000 class discussions.
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closed 8/19/2010 via PR Newswire

Chegg, Inc., acquired CourseRank LLC

synopsis: Chegg.com, the number one online textbook rental company, announced that it has acquired CourseRank, the website that provides college students an easy and convenient way to create and share their course schedule, take classes with their friends, read and write reviews on classes and professors as well as find out how professors grade.
buyer: Chegg, Inc. (CHGG:$445.11)
Chegg.com is the number one online textbook rental company that has saved students on more than 6,400 campuses nationwide in excess of $240 million. Chegg.com offers students access to a growing catalog of more than 4.2 million titles, a variety of shipping options and free returns. "
target: CourseRank LLC
CourseRank's scheduling, planning and course review system guides students by arranging relevant course information in an easily accessible display where they can track their progress towards the goal of graduation, mapping courses taken, and grades received.
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closed 7/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

Hike, acquired Pulse (InstaLively)

synopsis: Hike Messenger, a free messaging app that has exchanged over 80 billion messages and has over 100 million users, has acquired Pulse, a social networking app that provides millennials with a full-screen visual streaming experience of colleges around them. Pulse allows users to create & consume engaging localized content relevant to them.
buyer: Hike
hike is a free messaging app. With hike, messaging has never been simpler. Message friends on hike globally and also message those friends who don't have hike installed. The app has over 100 million users. Users have spent over 120 minutes on the app and have exchanged over 40 billion messages. "
target: Pulse (InstaLively)
Pulse is a social networking app that provides millennials with a full-screen visual streaming experience of colleges around them. The app enables users to stay connected with their college and school communities. It allows them to create & consume engaging localized content relevant to them.
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closed 10/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

GroupThreads Inc, acquired oneGreek Inc

synopsis: GroupThreads, the Austin-based startup making collegiate apparel, has acquired oneGreek, a social network exclusively for collegiate fraternity and sorority members. Financial terms weren't disclosed. By acquiring oneGreek and its mobile app, GroupThreads has a wider reach within fraternity and sorority communities.
buyer: GroupThreads Inc
GroupThreads sell tens of thousands of customized apparel and accessories, but their true product is our proprietary web platform. their platform and process addresses the major pain points of buying apparel or bells and whistles in an organization and lets groups move their entire process online. "
target: oneGreek Inc
oneGreek Inc operates a social network for collegiate fraternity and sorority members to accelerate the growth of their business. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Tucson, Arizona.
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closed 11/29/2007 via PR Newswire

SIMEX Technologies, Inc., merged with College Tonight, Inc.

synopsis: College Tonight, Inc., the evolution of collegiate social networking, announced today the completion of its merger with Simex Technologies, Inc. College Tonight is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Simex, whose common stock is traded on the pink sheets.
buyer: SIMEX Technologies, Inc.
SIMEX Technologies, Inc. operates through its wholly owned subsidiaries Remote Business, Inc. (RBI) and SIMEX Digital Solutions, Inc. (SIMEX Digital). RBI is engaged in the design, installation, servicing and monitoring of digital surveillance security systems for business and industry. "
target: College Tonight, Inc.
College Tonight is a social networking and marketing platform, which is designed to promote actual social interactivity among college students. Due to the mobile nature of the site, the service's design is also structured for the mobile user, focusing on nightlife events and social opportunities.
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closed 10/14/2009 via BusinessWire

Elluminate, Inc., acquired LearnCentral

synopsis: Elluminate, Inc., the leading provider web, audio, video and social networking solutions that support 21st century teaching, learning, and collaboration, announced that it has acquired Edtuit, the company that developed the Elluminate-sponsored LearnCentral™ social learning network.
buyer: Elluminate, Inc.
Elluminate, Inc. provides proven, best-in-class web, video, audio, and social networking solutions that support 21st century teaching, learning, and collaboration. Elluminate serves more than 600 million annual web-collaboration minutes to over 7 million teachers and students. "
target: LearnCentral
Edtuit are the developers of LearnCentral, the social learning network for education. LearnCentral combines asynchronous social networking and the ability to store, organize, and find educational resources with live, online meeting and collaboration.
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announced 9/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Medium Channel Media Ltd, will acquire The Tab

synopsis: Medium Channel Media Ltd, a media focused investment company in the UK, will acquire The Tab, a UK-based youth and student news website. The Tab publishes some of the most interesting stories, videos, and sickeningly accurate guides to life on the internet. The Tab offers news, nightlife articles, opinions, lifestyle guides, and entertainment news.
buyer: Medium Channel Media Ltd
Medium Channel Media Ltd is a media focused investment company in the UK. "
target: The Tab
The Tab is a UK-based youth and student news website. The Tab publishes some of the most interesting stories, videos, and sickeningly accurate guides to life on the internet. The Tab offers news, nightlife articles, opinions, lifestyle guides, and media & entertainment news.
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closed 8/20/2019 via PR Newswire

Her Campus Media LLC, acquired CollegeFashionista

synopsis: Her Campus Media, the #1 media brand for college women and 360-degree college marketing agency, announced that it has acquired College Fashionista, a leading college-focused media company and digital community of college-aged fashion and beauty influencers.
buyer: Her Campus Media LLC
Her Campus Media is the #1 media brand for the empowered college woman and 360-degree college marketing agency, reaching over 30 million users monthly across flagship site HerCampus.com, on-campus network of 380+ campus chapters, proprietary events College Fashion Week® and Her Conference®, & more. "
target parent: Clique Media Group
target: CollegeFashionista
College Fashionista is a global, digital community of thousands of college-aged fashion and beauty influencers, sharing their insights while learning real-life skills from industry insiders to help propel their future careers today.
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closed 10/28/2016 via Forbes

Clique Media Group, acquired CollegeFashionista

synopsis: Clique Media Group has acquired CollegeFashionista, a street style site-meets-internship program for college students. CollegeFashionista is a community for those who are passionate about the latest fashion, lifestyle and beauty trends on college campuses around the world.
buyer: Clique Media Group
Clique Media Group provides marketing agency services. It specializes in providing brand positioning, asset creations, content development, social publishing, produced and live videos, talent and influencer procurements and bookings, and experiential activations services. "
target: CollegeFashionista
CollegeFashionista is a community for those who are passionate about the latest fashion, lifestyle and beauty trends on college campuses around the world. They connect influential students to the fashion industry and readers to a community of inspiration and education.
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closed 8/20/2019 via PR Newswire

Her Campus Media LLC, acquired CollegeFashionista

synopsis: Her Campus Media, the #1 media brand for college women and 360-degree college marketing agency, announced that it has acquired College Fashionista, a leading college-focused media company and digital community of college-aged fashion and beauty influencers.
buyer: Her Campus Media LLC
Her Campus Media is the #1 media brand for the empowered college woman and 360-degree college marketing agency, reaching over 30 million users monthly across flagship site HerCampus.com, on-campus network of 380+ campus chapters, proprietary events College Fashion Week® and Her Conference®, & more. "
target parent: Clique Media Group
target: CollegeFashionista
College Fashionista is a global, digital community of thousands of college-aged fashion and beauty influencers, sharing their insights while learning real-life skills from industry insiders to help propel their future careers today.
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closed 5/22/2019 via PR Newswire

Her Campus Media LLC, acquired the Lala Media Group, Inc.

synopsis: Her Campus Media, the #1 media brand for college women and 360-degree college marketing agency, has acquired the Lala Media Group, Inc., a leading millennial women-focused media company. the Lala will be rebranded as 'Her20s', the premiere digital and social destination and community for women navigating this pivotal decade of their lives.
buyer: Her Campus Media LLC
Her Campus Media is the #1 media brand for the empowered college woman and 360-degree college marketing agency, reaching over 30 million users monthly across flagship site HerCampus.com, on-campus network of 380+ campus chapters, proprietary events College Fashion Week® and Her Conference®, & more. "
target: the Lala Media Group, Inc.
the Lala provides a positive space online for young women to publish topics most meaningful to them and aims to become a launching pad for young women's careers by teaching them tangible, transferable skills in the digital media space.
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closed 8/3/2016 via Company Press Release

Sway Group, acquired iFabbo

synopsis: Sway Group has announced the acquisition of iFabbo. iFabbo is an International organization for beauty and fashion bloggers and content creators. With over 3000 qualified members, iFabbo is one of the most prestigious blogger organizations in the world.
buyer: Sway Group
Sway Group is an exclusive agency that represents some of the most well-known and rising star bloggers across multiple categories. The 50,000 strong Massive Sway division of Sway Group is open to all bloggers, and offers brands a wide array of high-volume partnership options. "
target: iFabbo
iFabbo is an International organization for beauty and fashion bloggers and content creators. With over 3000 qualified members, iFabbo is one of the most prestigious blogger organizations in the world.
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announced 4/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

CT Corp., will acquire Female Daily Network

synopsis: CT Corp, a rapidly growing, diversified Indonesian-based holding company that is active in several industries, will acquire Female Daily Network, Indonesia's largest beauty destination. Female Daily revolutionizes the way Indonesian women discover, share and buy beauty products, services and cosmetics.
buyer: CT Corp.
CT Corp is a rapidly growing, diversified Indonesian-based holding company that is active in several industries. The group is divided into three main business holding operations concentrating in Financial Services, Media, Lifestyle & Entertainment, and Natural Resources respectively. "
target: Female Daily Network
Female Daily is Indonesia's largest beauty destination. Female Daily revolutionizes the way Indonesian women discover, share and buy beauty products, services and cosmetics. Female Daily is largest female online community where content and community meets commerce.
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closed 4/7/2017 via BusinessWire

Feelunique, acquired The Beautyst

synopsis: Feelunique, Europe’s leading online beauty retailer, is pleased to announce the acquisition of The Beautyst, a leading French online beauty community and marketplace. As well as bringing together trendy beauty brands through its online marketplace, The Beautyst is the leading blog in France with editorial content for those passionate about beauty.
buyer: Feelunique
Founded in 2005, Feelunique has grown to become Europe’s biggest online beauty retailer with a choice of more than 20,000 products and 450 brands across makeup, beauty, perfume, accessories & electricals. They ship to over 120 countries and has dedicated websites in the UK, Germany, France & China. "
target: The Beautyst
The Beautyst has one of the most established online beauty communities in France. As well as bringing together ultra-trendy beauty brands through its online marketplace, The Beautyst is the leading blog in France with rich editorial content for those passionate about beauty.
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closed 9/17/2010 via PR Newswire

NaturallyCurly.com, acquired CurlyNikki.com

synopsis: NaturallyCurly.com the leading social network for people with curly, kinky and wavy hair, announced that it is teaming up with CurlyNikki.com, growing overall network reach by 30% and monthly network visits to 1.2 million.
buyer: NaturallyCurly.com
NaturallyCurly is a network of sites that informs, empowers and unites a community of people brought together by a common interest - curly hair. NaturallyCurly.com, attracts 450,000 monthly engaged, influential consumers creating user-generated content on a daily basis. "
target: CurlyNikki.com
CurlyNikki.com is the leading natural hair blog. CurlyNikki was created to serve as an online "hair therapy session" for those struggling with their natural hair and encourages people everywhere to share experiences, frustrations and triumphs of being naturally curly.
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closed 5/22/2019 via PR Newswire

Her Campus Media LLC, acquired the Lala Media Group, Inc.

synopsis: Her Campus Media, the #1 media brand for college women and 360-degree college marketing agency, has acquired the Lala Media Group, Inc., a leading millennial women-focused media company. the Lala will be rebranded as 'Her20s', the premiere digital and social destination and community for women navigating this pivotal decade of their lives.
buyer: Her Campus Media LLC
Her Campus Media is the #1 media brand for the empowered college woman and 360-degree college marketing agency, reaching over 30 million users monthly across flagship site HerCampus.com, on-campus network of 380+ campus chapters, proprietary events College Fashion Week® and Her Conference®, & more. "
target: the Lala Media Group, Inc.
the Lala provides a positive space online for young women to publish topics most meaningful to them and aims to become a launching pad for young women's careers by teaching them tangible, transferable skills in the digital media space.
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closed 11/28/2018 via Company Press Release

Volo City, acquired Bitches Who Brunch

synopsis: Volo City, a community-driven adult social sports company, has acquired Bitches Who Brunch, a brunch review website in Washington D.C. Bitches Who Brunch offers brunch, fashion, travel, and entertaining advice to millennial women.
buyer: Volo City
Volo City is a community-driven adult social sports company. Volo City offers organized social interactions and sports leagues enabling communities to pursue fit and healthy lives. Their teams create an environment where anyone can be the best player no matter age, race, or athletic ability. "
target: Bitches Who Brunch
Bitches Who Brunch is a brunch review website in Washington D.C. They offer brunch, fashion, travel, and entertaining advice to millennial women. The site provides their readers with fresh content every week, including an events calendar, fashion posts, travel content, and brunch reviews.
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closed 6/21/2017 via BNC Analysis

BrideClick Inc., acquired Mode Media

synopsis: Mode Media's company assets have been acquired by wedding-focused advertising company BrideClick. Mode Media is a consumer social platform for curated content discovery with native in-feed distribution.
buyer: BrideClick Inc.
Working with hundreds of bridal websites and social media influencers, BrideClick aggregates the advertising capabilities of these content creators into one platform. "
target: Mode Media
Mode Media is a consumer social platform for curated content discovery with native in-feed distribution. Mode launched with more than 100,000 premium videos and content human-curated by over 10,000 of the world's most authentic and influential creators and experts.
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closed 11/3/2014 via PR Web

SheKnows.com, acquired Blogher Inc.

synopsis: SheKnows Media, a rapidly expanding, award-winning women’s lifestyle media platform, announced its acquisition of BlogHer Inc., a leading cross-platform media network created by and for women in social media. BlogHer delivers quality advocacy at scale for brands seeking to engage in authentic and persuasive dialogue with moderated communities.
buyer parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: SheKnows.com
SheKnows.com is the authoritative source for women ages 25-54 with exclusive articles and content on pregnancy, parenting, health, hobbies, entertainment, money, dating, beauty and celebrities - and also serves as the demographic/psychographic hub for a family of other female-centric web properties."
target: Blogher Inc.
BlogHer is the largest community of women who blog: reaching an audience of 100 million across premium blogs, Web sites, Pinterest, Facebook and Twitter. BlogHer is a community and media company created in partnership with women in social media.
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closed 8/20/2014 via BNC Analysis

SheKnows.com, acquired StyleCaster Media Group, LLC

synopsis: The fashion and lifestyle site StyleCaster has been acquired by the Scottsdale, Ariz.-based SheKnows Media. StyleCaster Media Group operates an online personal style discovery platform. It provides content on styled looks, fashion features, beauty news, clothes and accessories, events, and weather.
buyer parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: SheKnows.com
SheKnows.com is the authoritative source for women ages 25-54 with exclusive articles and content on pregnancy, parenting, health, hobbies, entertainment, money, dating, beauty and celebrities - and also serves as the demographic/psychographic hub for a family of other female-centric web properties."
target: StyleCaster Media Group, LLC
StyleCaster Media Group, LLC operates an online personal style discovery platform. It provides content on styled looks, fashion features, beauty news, clothes and accessories, events, and weather.
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closed 8/29/2007 via PR Newswire

TheFind, Inc., acquired Glimpse.com

synopsis: TheFind, Inc., a leading shopping search engine and premier destination for discovering lifestyle goods, today announced that it has acquired the high-fashion shopping website, Glimpse.com.
buyer: TheFind, Inc.
TheFind, Inc. offers the leading shopping search engine that delivers comprehensive, authentic and visually compelling results for products across the lifestyle goods category. The Find.com family also includes leading fashion shopping website Glimpse.com. "
target: Glimpse.com
Glimpse.com, one of Time Magazine's 50 Best Websites 2007, launched earlier this year and has quickly become a popular shopping destination for fashion-conscious women everywhere.
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closed 6/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Snow Corporation, acquired HeartIt

synopsis: Snow, a developer and operator of video camera and camera applications, has acquired the entire stake of shopping platform startup Heart It. Heart It is a fashion media e-commerce company that uses influencers from Instagram to promote clothing brands.
buyer parent: Naver Corporation
buyer: Snow Corporation
Based in Korea, Snow Corporation is the developer and operator of the video camera and camera applications SNOW, B612, Foodie, LOOKS, and LINE Camera. SNOW, B612, LOOKS, and LINE Camera are apps used to take and edit photos of people and Foodie is an app made for taking and editing photos of food. "
target: HeartIt
Based in Korea, Heart It is a fashion media e-commerce company. Heart It provides information about influencer's fashion items or pictures taken on Instagram. On their web or app platform, users can find what products influencers use and also links them to sellers' websites to assist purchasing.
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closed 5/25/2012 via PR Newswire

Lockerz, acquired Chick Approved

synopsis: Lockerz, the leader in rewarded social expression, announced the acquisition of Chick Approved, an online fashion community enabling users to share and receive instant feedback on personal style. The acquisition includes a partnership with YouTube star Megan Parken.
buyer: Lockerz
Lockerz is the leader in rewarded social expression, striving to revolutionize the way the world discovers and consumes product and content. Lockerz rewards its members with PTZ® (points) for engagement and following, including collecting, sharing, shopping and influencing their friends. "
target: Chick Approved
Chick Approved is an exploration engine for young women who are interested in fashion, beauty, and makeup. It allows them to share outfits, videos, and other dynamic content with real girls their age in a very safe and inviting community.
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closed 6/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Hivency, acquired Lucette

synopsis: Hivency, a micro-influencer and consumer opinion management platform in France, has acquired Lucette, a French website focused on beauty products. Lucette provides reviews and tests to help consumers discover and find cosmetic products that best match them.
buyer: Hivency
Hivency is a micro-influencer and consumer opinion management platform in France. Hivency offers an end-to-end software solution that enables brands to identify and engage micro influencers and customer advocates that correspond to their products and services. "
target: Lucette
Lucette is a French website focused on beauty products. Lucette provides reviews and tests to help consumers discover and find cosmetic products that best match them. The platform offers community reviews for over a thousand products, along with the latest beauty news and tips.
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closed 1/9/2019 via PR Newswire

Dotdash, acquired Byrdie and MyDomaine

synopsis: Dotdash announced that it has acquired Byrdie (www.byrdie.com), a leading digital beauty brand from Clique Brands. Dotdash has also acquired MyDomaine (www.mydomaine.com), a women's lifestyle property from Clique. Byrdie and MyDomaine will join Dotdash's award-winning family of brands.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Dotdash
Dotdash's vibrant brands help over 100 million users each month find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. Dotdash is among the largest publishers online, and its brands are the fastest-growing in their respective categories. "
target parent: Clique Media Group
target: Byrdie and MyDomaine
Byrdie is a digital beauty publication and community dedicated to all things beauty, inside and out. MyDomaine is a shoppable lifestyle destination with beautiful inspiration for the home, as well as fresh recipes, smart career tips, and insider travel guides that awaken a life well lived.
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closed 11/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

C Channel Corporation, acquired Media Makmur

synopsis: Tokyo-based C Channel, a Japanese startup offering a video-based digital fashion media for young women, has acquired Jakarta-based startup PT Media Makmur. Media Makmur have a specialized Japanese beauty online media named Kawaii Beauty Japan providing all indonesian female users with latest and advanced Japan beauty information and products.
buyer: C Channel Corporation
C Channel Corporation owns and operates an online lifestyle video outlet that provides information about fashion, food, hair, makeup, and travel. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in Tokyo, Japan. "
target: Media Makmur
PT Media Makmur is an online media start up company based in Jakarta. Currently they have a specialized Japanese beauty online media named Kawaii Beauty Japan providing all indonesian female users with latest and advanced Japan beauty information and products.
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announced 1/10/2016 via Forbes

Mogujie, will acquire Meilishuo

synopsis: Mogujie, which means Mushroom Street in English, will acquire Meilishuo through share swap, it announced. Meilishuo.com is a Chinese Pinterest-like website that enables women to find personalized clothing and skin care products.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Mogujie
Mogujie is a Chinese social shopping service that focuses on women’s fashion. It was founded in 2011 and provides more than 7,000,000 female consumers with shopping decision suggestions everyday. "
target: Meilishuo
Meilishuo.com is a Chinese Pinterest-like website that enables women to find personalized clothing and skin care products. Users can search for experts, shops, group buying sites, and share online shopping links and information on their favorite products.
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closed 3/5/2015 via BusinessWire

Evolve Media LLC, acquired Total Beauty Media, Inc.

synopsis: Evolve Media LLC, the largest publisher of male and female lifestyle content on the web, announced the acquisition of Total Beauty Media Group, home to TotalBeauty.com—the leading website in online beauty editorial, and the largest database of independent, unbiased beauty product reviews for women.
buyer: Evolve Media LLC
Evolve Media is a publisher of leading enthusiast lifestyle destinations for men and women. Leveraging proprietary advertising and publishing technologies, as well as hundreds of talented content professionals, Evolve Media offers premium and engaging content to its readers. "
target: Total Beauty Media, Inc.
Total Beauty Media Group is home to TotalBeauty.com—the leading website in online beauty editorial, and the largest database of independent, unbiased beauty product reviews for women.
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closed 2/28/2019 via PR Newswire

FreakOut Pte Ltd., acquired Spice Lab Pte. Ltd

synopsis: FreakOut, the global marketing technology company, part of FreakOut Holdings, has acquired Spice Lab Pte. Ltd, one of the largest female-focused media companies operating in Thailand and Vietnam, from Drecom Co., Ltd. Spice Lab specializes in consumer marketing for the cosmetics & fashion industries and targets millennial generation girls & women.
buyer parent: Freak Out Holdings, Inc.
buyer: FreakOut Pte Ltd.
FreakOut is a marketing technology company with programmatic solutions [DSP, SSP] delivering in-feed display and in-feed video formats across 3,000 publishers. It offers proprietary media solutions, a mobile-first publishing platform, trading desk programmatic businesses, and consumer marketing. "
target parent: Drecom Co., Ltd.
target: Spice Lab Pte. Ltd
Spice Lab is one of the largest female-focused online media and marketing companies in Southeast Asia and the owner of 'Spice' and 'Pepper' online magazines that predominantly focus on and serve female and male millennial generation audiences with the latest news on fashion and cosmetics trends.
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closed 6/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Bustle Digital Group, acquired NYLON Media Inc

synopsis: Bustle Digital Group, the largest premium publisher reaching millennial women, announced that it acquired NYLON Media, one of the world's leading creators of lifestyle content for young women. BDG plans to bring back Nylon in print — not as a monthly mag, but in special issues tied to “flagship cultural moments” like Coachella.
buyer: Bustle Digital Group
Bustle Digital Group is the largest premium publisher reaching millennial women. Like their readers, their team of writers and editors are from diverse backgrounds with an endless range of interests. "
target parent: Diversis Capital
target: NYLON Media Inc
NYLON Media is one of the world's leading creators of lifestyle content for young women. With eight editions internationally, NYLON focuses on emerging culture through original, thought-provoking storytelling around topics like beauty, fashion, entertainment, and everything in between.
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announced 1/17/2018 via Reuters

Interspace Co.,Ltd., will acquire Rocket Venture Inc.

synopsis: Interspace Co Ltd will fully buy Rocket Venture Inc., which is engaged in operation of media services for woman, from Enigmo Inc. Rocket Venture operates 4MEEE, an e-commerce and curated fashion site for women, and 4yuuu!, a similar site for moms and housewives.
buyer: Interspace Co.,Ltd. (TSE:2122:$246.92)
Interspace operates affiliate advertising service "ACCESSTRADE" in Japan. Interspace is an advertising company focuses on CPA (Cost per Action) and CPC (Cost per Click). "
target parent: Enigmo
target: Rocket Venture Inc.
Rocket Venture Inc., based in Japan, is engaged in operation of media services for women. It operates 4MEEE, an e-commerce and curated fashion site for women, and 4yuuu!, a similar site for moms and housewives.
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