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MyHeritage Ltd., acquired SNPedia and Promethease

synopsis: MyHeritage has announced the acquisition of SNPedia and Promethease. SNPedia is a wiki that contains a broad, community-curated knowledge base linking between genetic variants and medical conditions. Promethease is a literature retrieval service that allows consumers to upload their raw DNA data and automatically compare it to SNPedia.
buyer: MyHeritage Ltd.
MyHeritage is the leading global discovery platform for exploring family history and gaining valuable health insights. With billions of historical records and family tree profiles, MyHeritage allows users to discover their past and empower their future. "
target: SNPedia and Promethease
SNPedia is a wiki that contains a broad, community-curated knowledge base linking between genetic variants and medical conditions. Promethease is a literature retrieval service that allows consumers to upload their raw DNA data and automatically compare it to SNPedia.
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announced 1/12/2017 via BusinessWire

Sarah Cannon, will acquire Genospace, LLC

synopsis: Sarah Cannon announced that Genospace, LLC, a cloud-based software company focused on advancing personalized medicine, will merge with its organization and become a wholly-owned subsidiary. Sarah Cannon and Genospace will harness and use molecular profiling data to more effectively match cancer patients to cutting-edge therapies in clinical trials.
buyer parent: HCA Holdings, Inc.
buyer: Sarah Cannon
Sarah Cannon, the global cancer institute of Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), offers integrated cancer services with convenient access to cutting-edge therapies for those facing cancer in communities across the United States and United Kingdom. "
target: Genospace, LLC
At Genospace, their mission is to deliver the platform that makes biomedical data useful and usable by everyone. Genospace has built a comprehensive platform for precision medicine to enable interpretation, analysis, reporting and collaboration on high-dimensional genomic and other biomedical data.
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announced 9/26/2016 via Reuters

MedPeer,Inc., will acquire Cookpad Diet Lab Inc.

synopsis: MedPeer will buy 84.7 percent voting rights in Tokyo-based firm COOKPAD Diet Lab. Cookpad Diet Lab Inc., based in Japan, provides dieting information and recipes to help control weight.
buyer: MedPeer,Inc. (TSE:6095:$9.13)
MedPeer provides appropriate services at every stage of the clinical process physicians are involved in day-to-day clinical operation. Drug Evaluation provides detailed peer reviews of prescription drugs, and Meet the Experts allows members to consult expert physicians in specific therapeutic areas."
target: Cookpad Diet Lab Inc.
Cookpad Diet Lab Inc., based in Japan, provides dieting information and recipes to help control weight.
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closed 9/29/2015 via PR Web

ATD Health Network Inc., acquired Sehat

synopsis: Toronto-based medical question and answer platform Ask The Doctor has scooped up India’s largest health platform Sehat, headquartered in Hyderabad, India with offices in New Delhi. Sehat launched in 2009 and was the first Indian corporation to provide health news, advice, and expertise around the country.
buyer: ATD Health Network Inc.
ATD Health Network is the most trusted and popular source of personalized medical information in the world. Through its website AskTheDoctor.com, consumers can ask health questions and a top physician will respond. "
target: Sehat
Sehat.com is an online health portal aiming to educate, guide, and help patients make informed health decisions. It provides 24/7 online medical assistance through “Ask a Doctor” module for free.
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closed 9/7/2019 via BusinessWire

MyHeritage Ltd., acquired SNPedia and Promethease

synopsis: MyHeritage has announced the acquisition of SNPedia and Promethease. SNPedia is a wiki that contains a broad, community-curated knowledge base linking between genetic variants and medical conditions. Promethease is a literature retrieval service that allows consumers to upload their raw DNA data and automatically compare it to SNPedia.
buyer: MyHeritage Ltd.
MyHeritage is the leading global discovery platform for exploring family history and gaining valuable health insights. With billions of historical records and family tree profiles, MyHeritage allows users to discover their past and empower their future. "
target: SNPedia and Promethease
SNPedia is a wiki that contains a broad, community-curated knowledge base linking between genetic variants and medical conditions. Promethease is a literature retrieval service that allows consumers to upload their raw DNA data and automatically compare it to SNPedia.
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closed 9/7/2019 via BusinessWire

MyHeritage Ltd., acquired SNPedia and Promethease

synopsis: MyHeritage has announced the acquisition of SNPedia and Promethease. SNPedia is a wiki that contains a broad, community-curated knowledge base linking between genetic variants and medical conditions. Promethease is a literature retrieval service that allows consumers to upload their raw DNA data and automatically compare it to SNPedia.
buyer: MyHeritage Ltd.
MyHeritage is the leading global discovery platform for exploring family history and gaining valuable health insights. With billions of historical records and family tree profiles, MyHeritage allows users to discover their past and empower their future. "
target: SNPedia and Promethease
SNPedia is a wiki that contains a broad, community-curated knowledge base linking between genetic variants and medical conditions. Promethease is a literature retrieval service that allows consumers to upload their raw DNA data and automatically compare it to SNPedia.
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closed 8/3/2017 via BusinessWire

MyHeritage Ltd., acquired Legacy Family Tree

synopsis: MyHeritage, the leading global destination for family history and DNA testing, announced its acquisition of Millennia Corporation, makers of the popular genealogy desktop software Legacy Family Tree and genealogy webinar platform, Legacy Family Tree Webinars. Legacy Family Tree provides software so people can find, track, and share family history.
buyer: MyHeritage Ltd.
MyHeritage is the leading global destination for family history and DNA testing. As technology thought leaders, MyHeritage has transformed family history into an activity that is accessible and instantly rewarding. Its global user community enjoys access to a massive library of historical records. "
target: Legacy Family Tree
Legacy Family Tree provides top-quality genealogy software so people can find, track, and share their family history. It is also the publisher of the award-winning FamilyTreeWebinars.com webinar series, with more than 750 hours of quality genealogy education.
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closed 11/28/2012 via BusinessWire

MyHeritage Ltd., acquired Geni

synopsis: MyHeritage, the popular online family history network, announced it has acquired long-time rival Geni.com, an online collaborative family history community. With Geni.com, members can invite relatives to help them build their own family tree by adding profile information, documents, photos and videos.
buyer: MyHeritage Ltd.
MyHeritage.com is the most popular family network on the web. MyHeritage.com’s Smart Matching™ technology empowers users with an exciting and innovative way to find relatives and explore their family history. "
target: Geni
Geni is an online community of casual and expert family historians working together to create a single World Family Tree. Members can invite relatives to help them build their own family tree by adding profile information, documents, photos and videos.
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closed 11/21/2011 via BusinessWire

MyHeritage Ltd., acquired FamilyLink.com, Inc.

synopsis: MyHeritage, the most popular family network on the web, announced the acquisition of FamilyLink.com, Inc., maker of the family history content sites FamilyLink.com and WorldVitalRecords.com. FamilyLink.com and WorldVitalRecords.com are subscription services which provide access to a huge database of historical content.
buyer: MyHeritage Ltd.
MyHeritage.com is the most popular family network on the web. MyHeritage.com’s Smart Matching™ technology empowers users with an exciting and innovative way to find relatives and explore their family history. "
target: FamilyLink.com, Inc.
FamilyLink.com, Inc. is the maker of the family history content sites FamilyLink.com and WorldVitalRecords.com. Founded in 2006, both FamilyLink and WorldVitalRecords are subscription services which provide access to a huge database of historical content.
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closed 9/20/2011 via BusinessWire

MyHeritage Ltd., acquired BackupMyTree LLC

synopsis: MyHeritage.com, the most popular family network on the web, announced the acquisition of BackupMyTree LLC, the world’s first free and automatic backup service for family tree data. The move represents the sixth acquisition by MyHeritage.com, further expanding its technology leadership and range of family-history related services.
buyer: MyHeritage Ltd.
MyHeritage.com is the most popular family network on the web. MyHeritage.com’s Smart Matching™ technology empowers users with an exciting and innovative way to find relatives and explore their family history. "
target: BackupMyTree LLC
BackupMyTree LLC is the maker of the world's first free and automatic backup service for storing and protecting family trees. The service protects family tree data from computer disasters or accidental data deletion, and secures them by a remote, off-site backup.
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closed 6/7/2011 via BusinessWire

MyHeritage Ltd., acquired Bliscy.pl

synopsis: MyHeritage.com, the most popular family network on the web, announced the acquisition of Bliscy.pl from Wirtualna Polska S.A., strengthening its leadership in the family history market in Poland and expanding its international community of users. Bliscy.pl is a family network on the web with more than 6.5 million family tree profiles.
buyer: MyHeritage Ltd.
MyHeritage.com is the most popular family network on the web. MyHeritage.com’s Smart Matching™ technology empowers users with an exciting and innovative way to find relatives and explore their family history. "
target parent: France Telecom-Orange
target: Bliscy.pl
Bliscy.pl is a family network on the web with more than 6.5 million family tree profiles, created by more than 500,000 users.
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closed 2/3/2010 via BusinessWire

MyHeritage Ltd., acquired dynastree.com

synopsis: MyHeritage.com, the company that connects families to their past and to one another, announced a significant expansion of its global family network through the acquisition of the OSN Group, which operates a network of 10 market-leading family sites, including Verwandt.de (Germany) and Dynastree.com (USA).
buyer: MyHeritage Ltd.
MyHeritage.com was founded by a team of people who combine their passion for family history with the development of innovative technology. MyHeritage.com has become the world’s leading international online network for families and the second largest family history website. "
target: dynastree.com
According to experts, dynastree.com and its international language versions have been among the fastest growing social networks worldwide in the last two years. Now, more than nine million families have created their tree at dynastree.com, and more than 15.000 new family trees are added each day.
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closed 12/28/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Permira, acquired Ancestry.com

synopsis: Permira, the European private equity firm with global reach, and Ancestry.com Inc. the world's largest online family history resource, announced the successful completion of the acquisition of Ancestry.com by a company owned by Permira funds and co-investors for $32.00 per share in cash.
buyer: Permira
Permira is a European private equity firm with global reach. The Permira funds, raised from pension funds and other institutions, make long-term investments in companies with the ambition of transforming their performance and driving sustainable growth. "
target parent: Spectrum Equity
target: Ancestry.com
Ancestry.com Inc. is the world's largest online family history resource, with more than 2 million paying subscribers. Over 10 billion records have been added to the site in the past 15 years. Ancestry users have created more than 39 million family trees containing approximately 4 billion profiles.
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closed 8/17/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Ancestry.com, acquired Archives.com

synopsis: Ancestry.com Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of Archives.com, a leading family history website. Archives.com offers access to over 2.1 billion historical records, including birth records, obituaries, immigration and passenger lists, historical newspapers, and U.S. and U.K. Censuses.
buyer parent: Spectrum Equity Investors
buyer: Ancestry.com
Ancestry.com Inc. is the world's largest online family history resource, with more than 1.8 million paying subscribers. More than 9 billion records have been added to the site. Ancestry users have created more than 34 million family trees containing approximately 4 billion profiles. "
target parent: Inflection LLC
target: Archives.com
Archives.com is a leading family history website that makes discovering family history simple and affordable. The company has assembled more than 2.1 billion historical records all in a single location.
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closed 2/17/2012 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired Hyperpublic

synopsis: Groupon has acquired Hyperpublic, an open database of people, places, and things tied to a specific location. Anyone can add objects to the database and developers will be able to build applications on top of the data.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in more than 300 markets around the world. Groupon uses collective buying power to offer unbeatable prices and provide a win-win for businesses and consumers, delivering more than 650 daily deals globally. "
target: Hyperpublic
Hyperpublic is an open database of people, places, and things tied to a specific location. Anyone can add objects to the database and developers will be able to build applications on top of the data.
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closed 2/16/2010 via New York Times

Gawker Media, acquired Cityfile, Inc.

synopsis: Gawker Media, the eight-year-old online publishing heavyweight founded by Nick Denton, has announced its first acquisition: the New York boldface name guide CityFile.
buyer: Gawker Media
Gawker Media is an online media company founded and owned by Nick Denton and based in New York City. It is considered to be one of the most visible and successful blog-oriented media companies. "
target: Cityfile, Inc.
Cityfile.com is a guide to the most notable and influential New Yorkers, more than 2,100 people divided into 27 industry categories. The site is also home to our blog, Dailyfile, which is updated continually on weekdays.
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closed 11/15/2016 via BusinessWire

xAd, Inc., acquired WeatherBug

synopsis: xAd, Inc. announced it has acquired WeatherBug (a division of Earth Networks), including its mobile and web properties: WeatherBug mobile, desktop and iWatch apps, WeatherBug.com, and WeatherBug connected TV assets. WeatherBug provides the most accurate IoT sensor data through more than ten thousand private weather stations.
buyer: xAd, Inc.
xAd is the global leader in location intelligence that drives sales – unlocking opportunity in the 90% of retail transactions that are still completed offline. xAd can provide in-store visitation insights by market, brand and even by specific competitors. "
target parent: Earth Networks, Inc.
target: WeatherBug
WeatherBug, the leading provider of weather information services, manages and operates a proprietary network of 8,000 WeatherBug Tracking Stations and more than 1,000 cameras that are strategically placed at schools, public safety facilities and television stations throughout the U.S.
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closed 1/29/2016 via PR Newswire

IBM Watson Group, acquired The Weather Company

synopsis: IBM announced it has closed the acquisition of The Weather Company's B2B, mobile and cloud-based web properties. The TV segment, The Weather Channel, will not be acquired by IBM. The Weather Company's high-volume data platform will join with IBM's global cloud and the advanced cognitive computing capabilities of IBM Watson.
buyer parent: IBM
buyer: IBM Watson Group
IBM Watson was developed in IBM’s Research labs. Using natural language processing and analytics, Watson processes information akin to how people think, representing a major shift in an organization’s ability to quickly analyze, understand and respond to Big Data. "
target parent: Bain Capital
target: The Weather Company
Through The Weather Channel, weather.com, Weather Underground, and third-party publishing partners, The Weather Company provides millions of people every day with the world's best weather forecasts, content and data, connecting with them through television, online, mobile and tablet screens.
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closed 2/26/2009 via PR Newswire

Zoover International, acquired WeerOnline BV

synopsis: Zoover International, one of Europe's largest portals of holiday review content, announced that it has acquired WeerOnline BV, a global provider of meteorological content.
buyer: Zoover International
Zoover is the largest independent travel website in Europe which has free access for all visitors and is a orientated website with reviews and opinions of hotels, and destinations for travellers by travellers. Zoover has 700.000 reviews of more than 140,000 accommodations worldwide. "
target: WeerOnline BV
WeerOnline is one of the largest weather content sites in the Benelux with global weather forecasts, precipitation, and satellite images. Many tourists use this website to obtain weather forecasts and updates of their holiday destination.
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Bain Capital, Blackstone Group LP, NBC Universal, acquired The Weather Channel Properties

synopsis: NBC Universal, Bain Capital and The Blackstone Group announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire The Weather Channel properties from Landmark Communications. The Weather Channel will be operated as a separate entity, based in Atlanta, with management services to be provided by NBC Universal.
buyer: Bain Capital
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$5,771.64)
buyer: NBC Universal
Founded in 1984, Bain Capital's primary aim is to acquire or invest in companies that have excellent potential for equity appreciation. Bain Capital's approach is to develop partnerships with exceptional management teams. "
target parent: Landmark Communications, Inc.
target: The Weather Channel Properties
Weather Channel Properties includes The Weather Channel Networks, the third-most-distributed cable network, The Weather Channel Interactive, which includes weather.com,and Weather Services International, a global leader in weather forecasting, with more than 5,500 clients worldwide.
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closed 5/20/2015 via Market Wire

Weathernews inc., acquired Weathermob

synopsis: Weathernews Inc. announced it has acquired Weathermob, the Boston-based social weather company to create a leading social weather prediction platform for highly accurate forecasts using on-the-ground weather observation and reporting. With the new Weathermob relationship, Weathernews is poised to become a major world-wide weather cooperative.
buyer: Weathernews inc. (TSE:4825:$127.02)
Weathernews Inc. is the World's largest private weather service company. Weathernews differentiates itself from other weather companies by utilizing multiple weather models data sources, analyzing and modifying them with in-house meteorological expertise to produce accurate forecasts. "
target: Weathermob
Weathermob lets users share, discover, and discuss the weather with people from around the world. It’s a free, entertaining, and easy way to share one's weather.
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