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closed 2/13/2020 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Media Storm, LLC

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network has acquired Media Storm through Merkle. Media Storm is a leading data-driven marketing agency that has created an integrated solution of identifying and converting hand raisers and driving greater ROI through accountable and active media.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: Media Storm, LLC
Media Storm is a leading data-driven marketing agency that has created an integrated solution of identifying and converting hand raisers and driving greater ROI through accountable and active media.
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closed 4/9/2019 via BusinessWire

Onclusive, acquired Ozmotik, Inc.

synopsis: AirPR, the data science company for marketing and communications, has acquired San Francisco based technology company, Ozmotik. AirPR also announced that it has changed its company name to Onclusive. Ozmotik provides a comprehensive view of post-click engagement analytics for owned and earned media.
buyer: Onclusive
Onclusive is the data science company for marketing and communications. Onclusive reveals which strategies drive actual brand engagement and deliver the most valuable content to target audiences, at scale. The result is thousands of high-performance campaigns around the world. "
target: Ozmotik, Inc.
Ozmotik provides a comprehensive view of post-click engagement analytics for owned and earned media. Find out which pieces of content drive the greatest impact across the entire funnel. Ozmotik's technology lets users analyze, and deploy content data to drive impact and conversions.
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closed 2/22/2018 via BNC Analysis

Evoke Group, acquired AboveNationMedia

synopsis: Huntsworth PLC has acquired AboveNationMedia through its subsidiary Evoke Group, a collection of health marketing companies. AboveNationMedia is a full-service media strategy and buying agency built for the technology-infused marketplace. AboveNationMedia provides trusted strategic counsel and true transparency in their media investments.
buyer parent: Huntsworth PLC
buyer: Evoke Group
Evoke Group is a collection of leading health marketing, communications and media companies bound by a common purpose: Health More Human. The group includes Evoke Health, FIRSTHAND, Fabric, Traverse HealthStrategy, nitrogen health, Tonic Life Communications and AboveNationMedia. "
target: AboveNationMedia
AboveNationMedia is a full-service media strategy and buying agency built for today's technology-infused marketplace. With a focus on ad tech and proprietary media solutions, AboveNationMedia provides clients with trusted strategic counsel and true transparency in their media investments.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
0.0x
closed 11/14/2017 via BusinessWire

TVSquared, acquired wywy

synopsis: TVSquared, the gold-standard for TV measurement and optimization, has acquired wywy, a provider of real-time spot-detection technology, headquartered in Germany. wywy’s proprietary TV attribution algorithm identifies the most effective TV creative, TV channel and airtime, allowing clients to optimize their media plan accordingly.
buyer: TVSquared
TVSquared is the most accurate, same-day TV attribution platform in the industry – enabling any brand or agency to increase ROI and proactively improve the performance of TV advertising campaigns. Founded in 2012, TVSquared is used by more than 600 brrands, agencies and networks in 55+ countries. "
target: wywy
wywy helps TV advertisers to maximize return on ad spend. Agencies, brands and partners use wywy’s TV Analytics solution to measure TV campaigns’ impact on their website KPIs in real-time. wywy’s proprietary TV attribution algorithm identifies the most effective TV creative, TV channel and airtime.
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closed 3/2/2017 via BusinessWire

Altice USA, acquired Audience Partners

synopsis: Altice USA announces that it has acquired Audience Partners, a leading provider of data-driven, audience-based digital advertising solutions worldwide. Audience Partners operates an addressable advertising platform leveraging data science, programmatic ad buying and unique first party databases to target individuals across screen.
buyer parent: Altice N.V.
buyer: Altice USA (CVC:$9,566.61)
Altice USA, a subsidiary of Altice Group, is the fourth largest cable operator in the United States, delivering residential and business services to 4.6 million customers across 20 states. Altice USA offers digital cable television, high-speed Internet, voice, WiFi and advertising services. "
target: Audience Partners
Audience Partners operates an addressable advertising platform leveraging data science, programmatic ad buying and unique first party databases to target individuals across screen (PCs, mobile phones, tablets, televisions and billboards).
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announced 3/2/2017 via PR Newswire

Entravision Communications Corporation, will acquire Headway Digital

synopsis: Entravision Communications Corporation, a diversified media company serving Latino audiences and communities, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the business of Headway, a leading provider of mobile, programmatic, data and performance digital marketing solutions primarily in the U.S., Mexico and Latin America.
buyer: Entravision Communications Corporation (EVC:$545.36)
Entravision Communications Corporation is a leading media company that reaches and engages U.S. Latinos across acculturation levels and media channels, as well as consumers in Mexico. The company's comprehensive portfolio incorporates integrated media and marketing solutions. "
target: Headway Digital
Headway, marketing powered by technology, is the leading data-driven media buying company for marketers worldwide, integrating proprietary technology and state-of-the-art partner platforms. Their technology combines DMP and powerful media buying capabilities in a one stop advertising platform.
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closed 2/22/2017 via Market Wire

HootSuite Media, Inc., acquired LiftMetrix

synopsis: Hootsuite, the most widely used platform for social media management, announced the acquisition of leading social analytics company LiftMetrix. LiftMetrix optimizes the value of clients' growing investment in social and content marketing by turning raw measurement data into specific ROI metrics and recommendations.
buyer: HootSuite Media, Inc.
Hootsuite is a social relationship platform that empowers users to execute social media strategies across their organizations. Their vision is to revolutionize communications; their mission is to empower their customers to transform messages into meaningful relationships. "
target: LiftMetrix
LiftMetrix optimizes the value of client's growing investment in social and content marketing by turning raw measurement data into specific ROI metrics and recommendations.
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closed 3/3/2016 via PR Newswire

The Nielsen Company, Inc., acquired Pointlogic

synopsis: Nielsen announced that it has completed its acquisition of Pointlogic, a global leader in marketing decision support systems that improve precision and allocation through innovative software. With clients in over 100 countries, Pointlogic software is integral to the media planning functions of agencies, media owners and advertisers.
buyer: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,465.00)
Nielsen Holdings plc is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. Nielsen's Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content is consumed. "
target: Pointlogic
Pointlogic offers innovative marketing decision support software for brands, media/creative agencies and media owners. The products and services include software, analytics and research for strategic communication planning, Total Audience planning, marketing and media performance evaluation.
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closed 1/8/2020 via Company Press Release

Ebiquity plc, acquired Digital Decisions B.V.

synopsis: Ebiquity plc, a leading independent marketing and media consultancy, announces the acquisition of Digital Decisions, a digital media monitoring and optimisation service. Digital Decisions provides ‘Source Data Monitoring’ – an innovative solution that helps global advertisers to monitor and optimise their digital marketing and media spend.
buyer: Ebiquity plc (AIM:EBQ:$90.17)
Ebiquity plc is a leading independent marketing and media analytics consultancy. They partner with the world’s biggest brands – including 70 of the world’s top 100 advertisers – to drive the performance of their marketing investments through greater accountability and powerful analytics. "
target: Digital Decisions B.V.
Digital Decisions is a digital media monitoring and optimisation service. Launched in 2017, Digital Decisions provides ‘Source Data Monitoring’ – an innovative solution that helps global advertisers to monitor and optimise their digital marketing and media spend.
price ($mm)
$0.78
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/3/2017 via BNC Analysis

Snap Inc., acquired Metamarkets

synopsis: Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, has acquired Metamarkets, an ad tech startup that provides programmatic ad data-related services to marketers.
buyer: Snap Inc. (SNAP:$1,544.47)
Snap Inc. is a camera company. They believe that reinventing the camera represents their greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Their products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. "
target: Metamarkets
Metamarkets is the leading provider of interactive analytics for programmatic marketing. As an independent analytics software provider, Metamarkets gives its users the ability to see what’s happening in the media marketplaces where they operate.
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closed 4/10/2017 via Market Wire

Amobee, Inc., acquired Turn, Inc.

synopsis: Singtel subsidiary Amobee, a global digital marketing technology company, announced the completion of the acquisition of Turn, a leading provider of a global technology platform for marketers and agencies. Turn delivers real-time insights that transform the way media agencies and enterprises make marketing decisions.
buyer parent: Temasek Holdings
buyer: Amobee, Inc.
Amobee is a global marketing technology company serving the world's leading brands and agencies. Amobee's patented Brand Intelligence technology measures digital engagement to provide a deeper understanding of audiences, their mindset and interests. "
target: Turn, Inc.
Turn, a leading ad tech company, delivers real-time insights that transform the way media agencies and enterprises make marketing decisions. The Turn platform enables anonymous audience planning, data centralization, cross-device advertising, and advanced analytics.
price ($mm)
$310
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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announced 2/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Affle, will acquire Mediasmart

synopsis: Affle, a Singapore-based consumer intelligence technology company, will acquire Mediasmart, a Spanish mobile advertising technology company. Mediasmart offers an integrated mobile advertising platform with unique incremental impact measurability for Proximity and App marketing campaigns.
buyer: Affle (NSEI:AFFLE:$43.02)
Affle is a company in Singapore that builds leading Mobile Audience Intelligence and Analytics Platforms. Their platforms help deliver end-to-end mobile commerce & marketing solutions with greater ROI and transparency for marketers, commerce marketplaces, app developers and publishers. "
target: Mediasmart
Mediasmart is a Spanish mobile advertising technology company. Mediasmart offers an integrated mobile advertising platform with unique incremental impact measurability for Proximity and App marketing campaigns. Mediasmart enables businesses to be smart about their media buying on mobile.
price ($mm)
$5.61
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/21/2020 via PR Newswire

Platinum Equity, LLC, acquired Centerfield Media

synopsis: Platinum Equity announced the acquisition of Centerfield, a technology-driven marketing and customer acquisition company. Centerfield's marketing and sales technology platform, Dugout, engages with in-market consumers to help them purchase internet, TV, wireless, and landline.
buyer: Platinum Equity, LLC
Platinum Equity is a global investment firm with more than $19 billion of assets under management and a portfolio of approximately 40 operating companies that serve customers around the world. Platinum Equity specializes in mergers, acquisitions, and operations—a trademarked strategy it calls M&A&O."
target: Centerfield Media
Centerfield is a technology-driven marketing and customer acquisition company driving millions for sales for telecommunications brands. Centerfield's marketing and sales technology platform, Dugout, engages with in-market consumers to help them purchase internet, TV, wireless, and landline.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

O3 Industries, acquired Peer39 by Sizmek

synopsis: O3 Industries, a private investment company bringing operational expertise to their investments, has acquired Peer39 from Sizmek. Peer39’s pre-bid solution harnesses the power of AI to efficiently buy advertising across a diverse, constantly changing pool of content.
buyer: O3 Industries
O3 Industries is a private investment company bringing operational expertise to their investments. They build platforms around difficult and complex situations, creating businesses that can withstand the test of time. "
target parent: Sizmek Inc
target: Peer39 by Sizmek
With Peer39’s pre-bid solution, clients harness the power of AI to buy efficiently across a diverse, constantly changing pool of content. Its post-buy reporting provides users with fully transparent visibility into campaign viewability, verification, and performance.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
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closed 10/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

The Weather Network, acquired Addictive Mobility

synopsis: Continuing its transformation to an Information Networks and Data Solutions business, Pelmorex Corp., operator of The Weather Network, MétéoMédia, Eltiempo.es and Clima brands, announced the acquisition of Addictive Mobility, Canada's largest mobile-first data management and media buying platform.
buyer: The Weather Network
Pelmorex Media Inc. blends science, technology and creativity to produce leading multi-platform weather and traveler information services. Flagship brands include The Weather Network and MétéoMédia, Canada's most popular weather and information websites and applications. "
target: Addictive Mobility
Addictive Mobility is a Canada-based mobile advertising technology company that works with many Fortune 500 brands. The company’s vision is to solve the marketing challenges of tomorrow’s CMOs by building the world’s most agile technology platform that is holistic, efficient, and transparent.
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closed 10/2/2017 via PR Newswire

SRAX, acquired OpenDSP

synopsis: SRAX announced the acquisition of Demand Side Platform (DSP) technology from OpenDSP, a privately-held company. The technology focuses on marketing experimentation, intelligence and optimization for brands and agencies.
buyer: SRAX (SRAX:$28.38)
SRAX is an advertising technology company providing the tools to automate digital marketers and content owners' campaigns across digital channels. SRAX amplify performance and maximize profits through an omnichannel approach that integrates all aspects of the marketing experience into one platform. "
target: OpenDSP
The OpenDSP technology delivers an open DSP for Real-Time Bidding (RTB), including comprehensive tools for media buying, data collection, management, analytics and optimization. Built on the cloud, OpenDSP was developed as an in-house advertising technology.
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announced 9/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

Pico Far East Holdings Ltd, will acquire Not Ordinary Media, LLC

synopsis: MTM Choice Holdings, an indirect subsidiary of Pico Far East Holdings, will acquire Not Ordinary Media (NOM) from its founders Loren Rochelle and Brent Neill. NOM provides advertisers with the only singular solution to create, manage, compare, reallocate spend, and make real-time decisions to optimize video buys across social media platforms.
buyer: Pico Far East Holdings Ltd (SEHK:752:$617.09)
Pico is a global group of agencies specialising in engaging people, creating experiences and activating brands for businesses, institutions and governments. Pico brings brands to life and creates experiences through Total Brand Activation – from strategy to execution. "
target: Not Ordinary Media, LLC
Not Ordinary Media (NOM) provides advertisers with the only singular solution to create, manage, compare, reallocate spend, and make real-time decisions to optimize video buys across social media platforms.
price ($mm)
$53
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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announced 1/23/2017 via BusinessWire

Viant Technology Inc, will acquire Adelphic Mobile

synopsis: Time Inc.’s Viant Technology, a people-based advertising technology company, has signed an agreement to acquire Adelphic, a company that provides a mobile-first, cross-channel programmatic advertising platform. Adelphic’s self-service media planning and execution tools will bolster Viant’s people-based data and analytics offerings.
buyer parent: Time Inc.
buyer: Viant Technology Inc
Viant Technology is the premier people-based advertising technology company, enabling marketers to plan, execute and measure their digital media investments through a cloud-based platform. The Viant Advertising Cloud™ provides marketers with access to over 1.2 billion registered users. "
target: Adelphic Mobile
Adelphic Mobile is a mobile and cross-channel programmatic advertising platform connecting brands to consumers and enabling meaningful engagement with individual people. With Adelphic, marketers can influence consumer behavior in real time, maximizing the return on their mobile investment.
price ($mm)
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announced 12/14/2016 via Company Press Release

SAP Hybris, will acquire Abakus

synopsis: Abakus is pleased to announce its acquisition by SAP, the fastest growing enterprise cloud company. The combination of Abakus with SAP Hybris Marketing Cloud, which includes customer profiling and responsive journey management, will allow brands to optimize marketing performance and understand customer interactions across all devices.
buyer parent: SAP SE
buyer: SAP Hybris
SAP Hybris provides a complete multichannel commerce software solution that integrates product content, commerce operations, and the extended channel to help retailers, manufacturers, and other businesses create a unified and seamless experience for their customers. "
target: Abakus
Abakus provides a software platform to evaluate and optimize marketing. Its marketing effectiveness software delivers insights and actionable recommendations that enable campaign optimization and informed cross-channel media planning in real-time.
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closed 9/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Amnet Group, acquired Accordant Media

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announced the acquisition of Accordant Media, LLC, a data-driven, full-service programmatic advertising company and technology solution provider. Accordant will become a part of Ament, Dentsu Aegis Network’s programmatic group, with over 600+ programmatic experts and across 40+ markets.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Amnet Group
Amnet is Dentsu Aegis Network’s programmatic group, with over 600+ programmatic experts and across 40+ markets. Amnet operates a consistent and innovative technology, operations, and people stack that can deliver success on a local, regional and global basis. "
target: Accordant Media
Accordant Media makes advertising investments more successful for marketers by unlocking the value of audience data. Through sophisticated data management and activation technologies, expert service and industry-leading transparency, they give marketers more insights and accountability.
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closed 2/13/2020 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Media Storm, LLC

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network has acquired Media Storm through Merkle. Media Storm is a leading data-driven marketing agency that has created an integrated solution of identifying and converting hand raisers and driving greater ROI through accountable and active media.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: Media Storm, LLC
Media Storm is a leading data-driven marketing agency that has created an integrated solution of identifying and converting hand raisers and driving greater ROI through accountable and active media.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/13/2020 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Media Storm, LLC

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network has acquired Media Storm through Merkle. Media Storm is a leading data-driven marketing agency that has created an integrated solution of identifying and converting hand raisers and driving greater ROI through accountable and active media.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: Media Storm, LLC
Media Storm is a leading data-driven marketing agency that has created an integrated solution of identifying and converting hand raisers and driving greater ROI through accountable and active media.
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closed 1/30/2020 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired 4Cite Marketing

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network has acquired 4Cite Marketing, a leading people-based identification and data services technology company. 4Cite will join Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing company and part of Dentsu Aegis Network.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: 4Cite Marketing
4Cite is a People-Based Identification and Data Insights services provider that uses proprietary web visitor identification, advanced data and Shopping Elsewhere™ email trigger technology to enable e-commerce retailers to influence their customer’s purchasing activity and optimize conversion rates.
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closed 1/27/2020 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Digital Pi

synopsis: Merkle, a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency and Dentsu Aegis Network company, has announced the acquisition of Digital Pi, a leading digital marketing agency focused on marketing automation consulting services in the B2B sector.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: Digital Pi
Digital Pi is a Marketo Platinum Services Partner that helps companies get sustainable, quantifiable business ROI from the Marketo Engagement Platform. The Digital Pi Gold Standard framework helps Marketo customers establish a solid foundation to scale their marketing quickly and efficiently.
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closed 2/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Merkle, Inc., acquired Happy Marketer Pte. Ltd.

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announced that it has acquired Happy Marketer Group, Southeast Asia’s leading data-driven digital marketing agency. It will be rebranded as Happy Marketer, a Merkle Company – the acquisition will provide a strategic foundation for Merkle’s data, analytics, and CRM solutions in Asia Pacific.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: Happy Marketer Pte. Ltd.
Happy Marketer is an award-winning digital marketing agency headquartered in Singapore. Their team consists of 55 digital experts spread across Singapore and India, where they provide marketing consulting and training in several industries.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/17/2019 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Filter, LLC

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network has acquired Seattle-based Filter, a leading experience design and digital marketing company serving Fortune 100 CPG and enterprise technology clients with embedded teams, on-site agencies, and fully outsourced solutions. Filter will join Merkle, a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: Filter, LLC
Seattle-based Filter is a leading experience design and digital marketing company serving Fortune 100 CPG and enterprise technology clients with embedded teams, on-site agencies, and fully outsourced solutions.
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announced 10/22/2018 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., will acquire Namics

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Namics AG, a leading full-service digital agency in Switzerland and Germany. The company will be integrated with Merkle, a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: Namics
Namics AG is a leading full-service digital agency in Switzerland and Germany. Namics is a one-stop shop for strategic consulting, innovative concepts, creative work, as well as technical implementation involving a variety of disciplines.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$67
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Merkle, Inc., acquired Amicus Digital

synopsis: US data and technology agency giant, Merkle, has acquired Salesforce Marketing Cloud specialist, consultancy, Amicus Digital. Amicus Digital is an Australian-based technology, advisory and professional services company, specialising in marketing cloud technology and solutions.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: Amicus Digital
Amicus Digital is an Australian-based technology, advisory and professional services company, specialising in marketing cloud technology and solutions.
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closed 1/3/2018 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired HelloWorld

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announced that it has acquired Detroit, Michigan-based HelloWorld, a digital marketing solutions provider focused on promotion and loyalty solutions. The business will be rebranded “HelloWorld, a Merkle Company.” Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: HelloWorld
HelloWorld is a digital marketing solutions company working with the world’s leading brands. The powerful combination of native platform technology and marketing strategy allows marketers to accelerate growth and deepen customer impact.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$70
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/19/2017 via

Merkle, Inc., acquired DWA Media

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announced that it has acquired the global B-to-B digital media and marketing agency, DWA. The company will be integrated into Merkle, a leading marketing agency. DWA offers a range of services such as programmatic media, marketing automation, account-based marketing and content marketing consulting.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: DWA Media
DWA is a global media and marketing agency for technology companies. DWA offers a range of services such as programmatic media, marketing automation, account-based marketing and content marketing consulting – all for hundreds of the world's best technology companies.
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announced 11/22/2017 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., will acquire Oxyma Group

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Oxyma Group, a leading performance marketing agency in the Netherlands and Dubai. Post-acquisition, Oxyma will be rebranded as Merkle, and all agencies as a Merkle company. Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: Oxyma Group
Oxyma is a digital marketing agency with a true omni-channel service offering. Their 300+ Marketers, Data Scientists and IT Professionals have a 15 year track record of designing, building, running and improving complex Omni-Channel Marketing processes at major brands.
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closed 7/27/2017 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Sokrati Inc.

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced the launch of Merkle in India with the acquisition of Sokrati, India’s leading data-driven performance marketing and analytics agency.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: Sokrati Inc.
Sokrati is India’s leading data-driven performance marketing and analytics agency. The company develops its integrated marketing offering with the help of data analytics, CRM based marketing, and the integration of online and offline data, as well as hyperlocal marketing.
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closed 7/5/2017 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Aquila Insight

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced its acquisition of Aquila Insight, one of the largest independent data analytics organizations in the UK.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: Aquila Insight
Headquartered in Edinburgh and London, with an additional office in Derby, Aquila Insight specializes in predictive analytics, media mix optimization, digital analytics, and CRM strategy.
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closed 4/6/2017 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired DIVISADERO

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced its acquisition of DIVISADERO, a data-driven consultancy business specializing in digital intelligence and digital transformation.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: DIVISADERO
DIVISADERO is a leading Spanish consultancy firm focused on digital intelligence and Digital Transformation. Specialized in digital strategy, data collection, data analysis, data activation and data integration, DIVISADERO offers its data-driven business approach to enhance business results.
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closed 11/3/2016 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Axis41

synopsis: Merkle announced its acquisition of Salt Lake City based Axis41 (www.axis41.com), a leading web and app development agency focused on customer experience. The move supports the strategy of building within the network a set of full-scale people-based marketing capabilities rooted in data, analytics, and technology.
buyer parent: Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency and the largest independent agency in the US for CRM, digital, and search. The agency’s heritage in data, technology, and analytics forms the foundation for its unmatched skills in understanding consumer insights. "
target: Axis41
Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, Axis41 is a digital marketing agency specializing in brand strategy, creative content, UI/UX architecture, site analytics and CMS implementation. The agency has worked with industry-leading clients such as Adobe, Backcountry.
price ($mm)
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announced 8/8/2016 via Wall Street Journal

Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd., will acquire Merkle, Inc.

synopsis: Dentsu Inc.’s Dentsu Aegis Network, a multinational media and digital marketing communications company, has agreed to acquire a majority stake in data marketing firm Merkle. Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency and the largest independent agency in the US for CRM, digital, and search.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd.
Dentsu Aegis Network is made up of nine global network brands and supported by its specialist/multi-market brands. Dentsu Aegis Network is Innovating the Way Brands Are Built for its clients through its best-in-class expertise and capabilities in media, digital and creative communications services. "
target: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency and the largest independent agency in the US for CRM, digital, and search. The agency’s heritage in data, technology, and analytics forms the foundation for its unmatched skills in understanding consumer insights.
price ($mm)
$1,500
rev ($mm)
$436
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/2/2016 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Comet Global Consulting

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced its acquisition of Comet Global Consulting, a leading global provider of inbound and outbound CRM, marketing, and real-time decision management solutions that enable companies to reach customers at moments that most influence their decisions and behaviors.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency and the largest independent agency in the US for CRM, digital, and search. The agency’s heritage in data, technology, and analytics forms the foundation for its unmatched skills in understanding consumer insights. "
target: Comet Global Consulting
Comet Global Consulting specializes in supporting the successful implementation of CRM, marketing, and decision management solutions. Comet delivers complex, real world, inbound, and outbound marketing and customer management technology solutions.
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closed 2/9/2016 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired DBG UK

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced its acquisition of DBG; a UK-based, independent marketing solutions agency that specializes in optimizing client data to make compelling connections to drive growth and improve marketing and business performance.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency and the largest independent agency in the US for CRM, digital, and search. Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. "
target: DBG UK
DBG is a UK-based, independent marketing solutions agency that specializes in optimizing client data to make compelling connections to drive growth and improve marketing and business performance.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/5/2015 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Periscopix Ltd

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced its acquisition of Periscopix, a leading London-based performance marketing agency. Periscopix specializes in search, programmatic media, and web analytics, delivering measurable results for top-tier global and European brands.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle, a technology-enabled, data-driven customer relationship marketing (CRM) firm, is the nation’s largest privately held agency. For more than 25 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. "
target: Periscopix Ltd
Founded in 2004, Periscopix focuses on the use of data, analytics, and technology to enable internationally recognized pay-per-click search, programmatic media buying, Google analytics consulting, and conversion rate optimization.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/7/2015 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Pointmarc

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency and the nation’s largest privately-held agency, announced its acquisition of Pointmarc, a leading digital analytics consultancy with world-class site analytics and optimization capabilities.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle, a technology-enabled, data-driven customer relationship marketing (CRM) firm, is the nation’s largest privately held agency. For more than 25 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. "
target: Pointmarc
Pointmarc is a leading analytics consultancy providing actionable analytics and technology instrumentation services for some of the world’s most well-known companies.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/18/2014 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired 500friends

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven customer relationship marketing (CRM) firm and the nation’s largest privately-held agency, announced that it has acquired San Francisco-based 500friends, a complete cloud-based omnichannel loyalty solution provider.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle, a technology-enabled, data-driven customer relationship marketing (CRM) firm, is the nation’s largest privately held agency. For more than 25 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. "
target: 500friends
CMOs engage 500friends to maximize the profitability of their customer relationships. The company’s SaaS lifecycle marketing suite, LoyaltyPlus, makes it easy to execute omni-channel loyalty programs and personalized customer retention campaigns.
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announced 8/8/2016 via Wall Street Journal

Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd., will acquire Merkle, Inc.

synopsis: Dentsu Inc.’s Dentsu Aegis Network, a multinational media and digital marketing communications company, has agreed to acquire a majority stake in data marketing firm Merkle. Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency and the largest independent agency in the US for CRM, digital, and search.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd.
Dentsu Aegis Network is made up of nine global network brands and supported by its specialist/multi-market brands. Dentsu Aegis Network is Innovating the Way Brands Are Built for its clients through its best-in-class expertise and capabilities in media, digital and creative communications services. "
target: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency and the largest independent agency in the US for CRM, digital, and search. The agency’s heritage in data, technology, and analytics forms the foundation for its unmatched skills in understanding consumer insights.
price ($mm)
$1,500
rev ($mm)
$436
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/17/2017 via PR Newswire

Hero Digital, acquired Beyond Vigilant

synopsis: Hero Digital announced it has completed the acquisition of Beyond Vigilant, a marketing technology agency that helps clients to envision and execute their future customer experiences.
buyer parent: CI Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Hero Digital
Hero Digital is a customer experience company. They combine strategy, design, content, engineering, marketing, and data analytics in their delivery of multi-channel customer experiences for brands. "
target: Beyond Vigilant
Beyond Vigilant is a marketing technology agency that helps clients to envision and execute their future customer experiences.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/21/2020 via Company Press Release

Wipro Digital, acquired Rational Interaction

synopsis: Wipro Digital has acquired Rational Interaction, a full-service digital customer experience company. The acquisition will scale Wipro Digital’s offering for Chief Marketing Officers, connecting Rational Interaction’s ability to map and orchestrate the customer journey with Wipro Digital’s ability to design and build experiences at global scale.
buyer parent: Wipro Limited
buyer: Wipro Digital
Wipro Digital collaborates and iterates with clients to deliver customer-centered digital transformation. Working at the intersection of strategy, design, and technology, Wipro Digital derives insight, shape interaction, drive integration, and unlock innovation for its clients. "
target: Rational Interaction
Rational is a customer experience (CX) solutions firm that brings the strategic capabilities of a consultancy together with the creative and digital prowess of an agency. The firm lifts the overall customer experience from acquisition to advocacy and builds comprehensive CX solutions.
price ($mm)
$52
rev ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired Affinity ID

synopsis: Publicis Groupe has acquired Affinity ID, New Zealand’s leading independent customer experience agency. They are a technology and marketing agency, enabling large businesses to develop customer marketing platforms designed for systematic growth and scale.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$10,107.60)
Publicis Groupe is a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, driven through the alchemy of creativity and technology. Publicis Groupe offers its clients seamless access to its tools and expertise through modular offering. "
target: Affinity ID
Affinity ID is New Zealand’s leading independent customer experience agency. They are a technology and marketing agency, enabling large businesses to develop customer marketing platforms designed for systematic growth and scale.
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closed 8/22/2018 via Company Press Release

Avanade Inc., acquired Loud&Clear

synopsis: Avanade, the leading digital innovator on the Microsoft ecosystem, announced it has acquired Loud&Clear, an independent enterprise technology and experience design agency headquartered in Melbourne. Avanade’s clients will benefit from Loud&Clear’s capabilities and experience in User Experience (UX), Digital Strategy, Marketing Automation.
buyer parent: Accenture
buyer: Avanade Inc.
Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Avanade has 30,000 digitally connected people across 24 countries. "
target: Loud&Clear
Loud&Clearis Australia's largest independent digital agency, founded in 2009. Over the last nine years they've grown to a team of 150+ focused on delivering world-class Experience Design, Sitecore and Drupal development and Digital Strategy for enterprise.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/10/2017 via BNC Analysis

Ividata Group, acquired Ohwee Agency

synopsis: IVIDATA GROUP, a company specializing in Big Data solutions, announces the integration of OHWEE, a digital marketing agency. This integration allows IVIDATA to add end user / UX / mobility expertise to its existing offerings, and OHWEE to extend its competence in data marketing.
buyer: Ividata Group
IVIDATA is a consulting firm specializing in Digital and Big Data. It develops applications in in ERP, CRM, pharma, infrastructure, analytics. They dedicate their energy and technologies to accompany their customers to the end in the implementation of strategies and digital execution. "
target: Ohwee Agency
Ohwee is a digital marketing agency with end user /UX/ mobility expertise. OHWEE was founded in 2011 by Matthieu Da Conceicao. Among its clients are Taxis G7, Total, Cannes Film Festival, Remy Cointreau, Abbvie, and REALITIES group.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 6/8/2017 via PR Newswire

Vincit Oy, acquired XTOPOLY

synopsis: Vincit, Europe's best place to work, acquires Digital Agency XTOPOLY. XTOPOLY is a digital brand agency with a deep practice in brand strategy, UX and UI. The company has designed multi-award winning customer experiences for some of the world's largest brands including Yamaha Watercrafts and Kellogg's.
buyer: Vincit Oy (HLSE:VINCIT:$52.06)
Vincit is a software development and design company based in Irvine and Palo Alto, California, and Tampere, Helsinki, Turku and Savonlinna, Finland. Founded in 2007, Vincit currently employs more than 320 professionals. "
target: XTOPOLY
XTOPOLY is a full-service Digital Agency that blends technology and creativity to produce memorable digital experiences across all connected screens. XTOPOLY has a deep practice in brand strategy, UX & UI. They have designed award winning customer experiences for some of the world's largest brands.
price ($mm)
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announced 11/29/2016 via PR Newswire

Cognizant Technology Solutions, will acquire Mirabeau BV

synopsis: Cognizant announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Mirabeau BV, a digital marketing and customer experience agency specializing in industries such as travel and hospitality, financial services, retail, and B2B sectors. The acquisition will expand Cognizant's digital business capabilities across Europe.
buyer: Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH:$16,783.00)
Cognizant is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. "
target: Mirabeau BV
Mirabeau is a digital agency with experts in the fields of customer experience design, marketing, development and cloud services. Since its beginning in 2001, in just 15 years, it has rapidly grown to become the market leader in the Dutch market.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/9/2019 via PR Web

Prodege, LLC, acquired InboxDollars.com

synopsis: Prodege, LLC, an internet and media company that rewards its members with cash and free gift cards, announced that it has acquired leading rewards company CotterWeb Enterprises, Inc., which operates the rewards sites InboxDollars.com and SendEarnings.com, DailyRewards.com and InboxPounds.co.uk.
buyer: Prodege, LLC
Prodege is an internet and media company that rewards its members with cash and free gift cards. Prodege is comprised of four consumer brands; Swagbucks, MyPoints, ShopAtHome, and InboxDollars, which deliver engaging content and valuable rewards to more than 100 million members worldwide. "
target: InboxDollars.com
InboxDollars is an online rewards club that pays members cash for their online and mobile activities. Along with SendEarnings.com, InboxPounds.co.uk and DailyRewards.com, InboxDollars connects consumers and advertisers in a way that benefits both.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/19/2020 via PR Newswire

Jumbleberry, acquired Jumbleberry

synopsis: Stephen Jukes, Jumbleberry's Co-Founder, has acquired the company in a management buyout. Jumbleberry is a Digital Performance Marketing company. Jumbleberry connects direct-to-consumer brands with agencies and media buyers through advertising campaigns that drive customer acquisition on a fixed-cost-per-customer basis.
buyer: Jumbleberry
Jumbleberry is a Digital Performance Marketing company that provides solutions to clients around the world. Jumbleberry connects direct-to-consumer brands with agencies and media buyers through advertising campaigns that drive customer acquisition on a fixed-cost-per-customer basis. "
target: Jumbleberry
Jumbleberry is a Digital Performance Marketing company that provides solutions to clients around the world. Jumbleberry connects direct-to-consumer brands with agencies and media buyers through advertising campaigns that drive customer acquisition on a fixed-cost-per-customer basis.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/11/2018 via BusinessWire

H.I.G. Capital, acquired Vision Integrated Graphics

synopsis: H.I.G. Capital, a leading global private equity investment firm, is pleased to announce that one of its affiliates has completed the acquisition of Vision Integrated Graphics Group LLC, a leading provider of tech-enabled, data-driven marketing solutions focused on customer acquisition and engagement for Fortune 1000 customers.
buyer: H.I.G. Capital
H.I.G. Capital is a leading global private equity investment firm with over $25 billion of equity capital under management. The H.I.G. family of funds includes private equity, growth equity, real estate, debt/credit, lending and biohealth. "
target: Vision Integrated Graphics
Vision is a leading provider of tech-enabled, data-driven marketing solutions focused on customer acquisition and engagement for Fortune 1000 customers. The Company provides personalized, turnkey marketing solutions which generate high returns on investment.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/3/2018 via BusinessWire

Valassis, acquired One Brand Marketing

synopsis: Valassis, a leader in activating consumers through intelligent media delivery, announced that it has acquired One Brand Marketing. One Brand Marketing offers efficient postcard marketing solutions that enable merchants to target neighborhoods, create designs, print and mail a postcard campaign in real time.
buyer parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: Valassis (VCI:$2,081.67)
Valassis helps thousands of local and national brands tap the potential of industry-leading data through intelligent media delivery – understanding, engaging and inspiring millions of consumers to action with smarter cross-channel campaigns. "
target: One Brand Marketing
One Brand Marketing offers efficient postcard marketing solutions that enable merchants to target neighborhoods, create designs, print and mail a postcard campaign in real time. In addition, their Advanced Marketing Platform helps franchise organizations optimize local marketing programs.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/20/2017 via BusinessWire

VerifySmart Corporation, acquired BP360 Group

synopsis: Verify Smart Corporation, a global leader in financial fraud prevention and innovative technology solutions announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of The BP360 proximity marketing group. BP360 includes executives who are experienced in developing successful Affiliate Marketing Sales Organizations.
buyer: VerifySmart Corporation (OTCPK:VSMR:$0.00)
Verify Smart Corp is an international technology company that develops and markets innovative solutions for the global digital market. The company also licenses patented technology for the prevention of debit/credit card and electronic transaction fraud. "
target: BP360 Group
The BP360 Group is a proximity marketing business. The company includes seasoned entrepreneurs and executives, experienced in developing successful Affiliate Marketing Sales Organizations, which include thousands of representatives, and advertising campaigns for various companies.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 3/2/2017 via PR Newswire

Entravision Communications Corporation, will acquire Headway Digital

synopsis: Entravision Communications Corporation, a diversified media company serving Latino audiences and communities, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the business of Headway, a leading provider of mobile, programmatic, data and performance digital marketing solutions primarily in the U.S., Mexico and Latin America.
buyer: Entravision Communications Corporation (EVC:$545.36)
Entravision Communications Corporation is a leading media company that reaches and engages U.S. Latinos across acculturation levels and media channels, as well as consumers in Mexico. The company's comprehensive portfolio incorporates integrated media and marketing solutions. "
target: Headway Digital
Headway, marketing powered by technology, is the leading data-driven media buying company for marketers worldwide, integrating proprietary technology and state-of-the-art partner platforms. Their technology combines DMP and powerful media buying capabilities in a one stop advertising platform.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/19/2016 via Market Wire

MUNDOmedia Ltd., acquired 36 Labs, LLC

synopsis: MUNDOmedia has acquired 36 Labs, a supply side technology and performance marketing services company. 36 Labs' platforms have driven hundreds of millions in revenue while generating industry leading results for its partners and advertisers. Its foundation is driven by consistently analyzing data fed into CORE, its proprietary marketing platform.
buyer: MUNDOmedia Ltd.
MUNDOmedia is the global leader in data-driven digital marketing. The Company helps large brands grow their business by connecting them to an engaged global audience at the moment of greatest opportunity with a suite of proprietary technology powered by data. "
target: 36 Labs, LLC
36 Labs is a leader in technology-driven user acquisition ("UA"). Utilizing its proprietary marketing optimization technology named CORE, the hands-on team is able to assist brands of all sizes with enhancing their respective UA efforts across the globe.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/9/2016 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired DBG UK

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced its acquisition of DBG; a UK-based, independent marketing solutions agency that specializes in optimizing client data to make compelling connections to drive growth and improve marketing and business performance.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency and the largest independent agency in the US for CRM, digital, and search. Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. "
target: DBG UK
DBG is a UK-based, independent marketing solutions agency that specializes in optimizing client data to make compelling connections to drive growth and improve marketing and business performance.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/5/2015 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Periscopix Ltd

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced its acquisition of Periscopix, a leading London-based performance marketing agency. Periscopix specializes in search, programmatic media, and web analytics, delivering measurable results for top-tier global and European brands.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle, a technology-enabled, data-driven customer relationship marketing (CRM) firm, is the nation’s largest privately held agency. For more than 25 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. "
target: Periscopix Ltd
Founded in 2004, Periscopix focuses on the use of data, analytics, and technology to enable internationally recognized pay-per-click search, programmatic media buying, Google analytics consulting, and conversion rate optimization.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 3/25/2015 via Company Press Release

Output Services Group, Inc., acquired DoublePositive Marketing Group, Inc.

synopsis: Output Services Group (OSG), a leading provider of outsourced billing and statement services and customer communication management, announced that it has completed the acquisition of DoublePositive, a privately-held, Baltimore-headquartered performance- based online marketing company.
buyer: Output Services Group, Inc.
Ouput Services Group is a business technology partner providing integrated multi-channel print and electronic solutions through a state-of-the-art processing environment. OSG offers comprehensive and flexible solutions including electronic billing, invoice/statement services, and more. "
target: DoublePositive Marketing Group, Inc.
DoublePositive is a performance-based online marketing company serving lead buyers, lead sellers, and direct response advertisers. DoublePositive accelerates digital full-funnel demand generation and new customer acquisitions for their customers.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 6/12/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Xpressdocs, acquired AmazingMail, Inc.

synopsis: Xpressdocs, a provider of tech-enabled direct marketing and brand management solutions, has acquired Amazingmail, a tech-enabled, direct mail solutions provider and USPS® Affiliate Partner.
buyer parent: Falcata Capital, LLC
buyer: Xpressdocs
Xpressdocs is a provider of tech-enabled direct marketing and brand management solutions. From full-service direct mail, digital print, conventional print, custom packaging, bindery and finishing services, to integrated cross-media marketing campaigns that include print, email and social media. "
target: AmazingMail, Inc.
Amazingmail is a tech-enabled, direct mail solutions provider and USPS® Affiliate Partner. Amazingmail offers online self-service direct mail, full-service direct mail and a robust programmatic direct mail API to support national brands and marketing automation platforms.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/17/2018 via BusinessWire

Calise Partners, acquired PrintAbilities

synopsis: Calise Partners, an integrated marketing agency, has completed an Asset Purchase of PrintAbilities, a technology-based print, promotional and wearables company utilizing a network of production facilities throughout the U.S. and Canada.
buyer: Calise Partners
Calise Partners is an integrated marketing agency. The agency’s powerful AdScience™ Data Management Platform maintains a single source of truth for clients’ data, allowing for unparalleled optimization of the marketing programs that are most effective in generating new customers. "
target: PrintAbilities
PrintAbilities specializes in printing and promotional design, production and fulfillment for a wide range of companies, managing everything from direct mail and sales collateral to promotional products and wearables.
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Tomizone
Tomizone
Tomizone is the premier provider of connectivity, analytics and location based services, and software to enterprises, brands and public venues. Tomizone turns customers’ WiFi networks into a powerful connection with their consumers – a marketing opportunity that drives engagement and revenue.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$2.05
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.30)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.33)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Piksel
Piksel
Piksel people create and manage OTT video monetization solutions for some of the world’s leading media brands: AT&T U-verse, BSkyB, Celcom, Channel 4, Mediaset, Sky Deutschland, Sky Italia, Televisa Mexico, Vodafone and more.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$214.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.04
EBIT ($mm)
$14.12
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1300
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Ticker: RMKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rainmaker Systems, Inc.
Rainmaker Systems, Inc.
Rainmaker Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of business-to-business sales and marketing services. Our core services include complete lead qualification and management, new product sales, channel enablement, subscription renewals, and service contract sales.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$47.79
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.43)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.03)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
950
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALWED
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wedia SA
Wedia SA
Wedia is the most experienced Marketing Resource Management (MRM) software provider to bring creation, customization, and distribution capabilities to all three major content channels: web, print and mobile.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$8.31
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.60
EBIT ($mm)
$0.43
Net Income ($mm)
$0.34
Employees
61
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Ticker: OTCPK:FSSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FISION
FISION
FISION is a cloud-based digital asset management, marketing automation, and sales enablement company. FISION’s advanced, proprietary technology specializes in managing a customer’s brand and marketing content enabling marketing and sales people to create compelling on-brand communications.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.56
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.48)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.55)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
11
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Ticker: TSE:4324
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dentsu Inc.
Dentsu Inc.
Dentsu Inc. has a diverse client portfolio and enjoys solid buying power in all major mass media formats. Dentsu handles the advertising campaigns of many blue-chip companies, and major global clients have chosen the Company to act as a partner in the Japanese market.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$9,504.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,588.19
EBIT ($mm)
$825.08
Net Income ($mm)
$336.87
Employees
62608
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Ticker: WSE:CLD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cloud Technologies S.A.
Cloud Technologies S.A.
Cloud Technologies S.A. is the online advertising leader in the segment of Big Data Cloud Computing in CEE region. The company has unique competencies in optimising advertising campaigns based on Programmatic Buying.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$16.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.35
EBIT ($mm)
$7.11
Net Income ($mm)
$5.36
Employees
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Ticker: NYSE:RAMP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LiveRamp
LiveRamp
LiveRamp provides the identity platform leveraged by brands and their partners to deliver innovative products and exceptional experiences. LiveRamp IdentityLink connects people, data, and devices across the digital and physical world.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$285.62
EBITDA ($mm)
($154.53)
EBIT ($mm)
($176.11)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,028.55
Employees
950
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Ticker: AIM:TMMG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Mission Marketing Group plc
The Mission Marketing Group plc
The Mission Marketing Group plc is a national network of creative communications Agencies. The Group portfolio comprises integrated, multi-discipline, multi-sector Agencies, specialists in specific marketing/communications activities and specialists in particular market sectors.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$198.51
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.64
EBIT ($mm)
$9.98
Net Income ($mm)
$6.84
Employees
1100
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Ticker: ASX:ISD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iSentia
iSentia
Isentia is the Asia-Pacific region’s leading media intelligence company, providing over 5,000 clients with information, analysis 24/7/365. Isentia filters information from over 5,500 print, radio and television media outlets and over 250 million online conversations per month.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$115.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$32.07
EBIT ($mm)
$25.83
Net Income ($mm)
$17.89
Employees
1300
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Ticker: MRIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Marin Software
Marin Software
Founded in April 2006 by seasoned digital marketing and enterprise software professionals, Marin Software Incorporated provides a leading cross-channel performance advertising cloud used by brands and agencies to measure, manage and optimize ad spend across the web and mobile devices.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$99.35
EBITDA ($mm)
($26.83)
EBIT ($mm)
($33.63)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
500
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