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closed 3/23/2020 via New York Times

The New York Times Company, acquired Audm

synopsis: The New York Times Company has acquired Audm, the subscription-based audio app that offers listeners the world’s best longform journalism, read aloud word-for-word by celebrated audiobook narrators. Audm, launched in 2016 by Ryan Wegner and Christian Brink, transforms longform articles into narrated audio.
buyer: The New York Times Company (NYT:$1,963.00)
The New York Times Company a global media organization focused on creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news and information. The New York Times brand a trusted source of news and information for readers and viewers across various platforms. "
target: Audm
Launched in 2016 by Ryan Wegner and Christian Brink, Audm transforms longform articles into audio. Audm users can listen to hours of new stories every week, from publications including The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Atlantic and a host of other publishers.
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announced 1/15/2016 via BusinessWire

KYOCERA Communication Systems Co., Ltd., will acquire Labellio

synopsis: Kyocera Communications Systems, a systems integration company, announced that the company has made an a agreement with AlpacaDB to acquire Labellio, an image recognition web service powered by deep learning. Labellio is a web service that let users create their own image classifier without any knowledge of image recognition.
buyer parent: KYOCERA
buyer: KYOCERA Communication Systems Co., Ltd.
Kyocera Communication Systems Co., Ltd. is a systems integration company headquartered in Kyoto. The company operates in the following four business domains: ICT (Information and Communication Technology), Telecommunications Engineering, Environment and Energy Engineering, and Management Consulting."
target parent: AlpacaDB, Inc.
target: Labellio
Labellio is a web service that let users create their own image classifier without any knowledge of image recognition. The only thing the user needs to do is to upload their images and label them. Labellio will do the rest and create the image classifier.
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closed 2/8/2019 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired GrokStyle Inc.

synopsis: Facebook said it acquired visual shopping and artificial intelligence startup GrokStyle in a move to bolster the social-media company’s own AI work. GrokStyle’s technology, which was integrated into Ikea’s mobile app, was simple in practice. A user takes a picture of a piece of furniture and the technology would match it to similar products.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$94,399.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: GrokStyle Inc.
GrokStyle is a visual shopping and artificial intelligence startup. GrokStyle’s technology, which was integrated into Ikea’s mobile app, was simple in practice. A user takes a picture of a piece of furniture and the technology would match it to similar products that could be purchased online.
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closed 9/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

XSplit, acquired Strexm

synopsis: XSplit, the industry-leading internet broadcast and live streaming software, announced the acquisition of popular live stream overlay management tool Strexm. Strexm is the premier cloud hosted overlay editor the game live streaming market.
buyer: XSplit
XSplit, by SplitMediaLabs, allows users to live stream and broadcast directly to internet streaming platforms such as Twitch, Dailymotion, Ustream and YouTube Live, or make recordings for easy uploading and sharing online. "
target: Strexm
Strexm hosts and delivers web-based overlays in the cloud, integrating a number of components into one single source. Strexm streamlines the entire process to enable broadcasters the opportunity to get started with a beautiful and dynamic overlay in just minutes.
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closed 10/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired 60dB

synopsis: Google announced it has acquired short-form podcast app, 60dB. Building a more personal radio, 60dB curates and streams today's best short-form audio stories – news, sports, entertainment, business and technology to consumers all around the world.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$239,210.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: 60dB
Building a more personal radio, 60dB curates and streams today's best short-form audio stories – news, sports, entertainment, business and technology to consumers all around the world.
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closed 9/17/2014 via BusinessWire

Forever, acquired Panstoria

synopsis: Forever, Inc., the first and only permanent online photo storage and sharing company, announced that it has acquired 100% of Panstoria, Inc., the leading digital scrapbooking and photo organizing company. Panstoria's software products include Artisan and Historian.
buyer: Forever
Forever is the world’s first Permanent Digital Home—a place to pass down the most important stories, values and traditions to children and theirs. Upload cherished photos, children’s artwork, scrapbook pages, and celebrate them with the people that matter most. "
target: Panstoria
Panstoria specializes in digital scrapbooking and digital photo organization software. Their software, Artisan, brings digital stories to life right on the computer. Users can send to their printer or create a complete photobook to send to the printer of their choice.
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announced 10/25/2014 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., will acquire Twitpic Inc.

synopsis: Photo-sharing service Twitpic Inc. announced an agreement had been reached with Twitter which will give Twitter ownership of the Twitpic domain and its expansive photo archives. They offer a service that allows users to attach photos to their tweets.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$4,799.30)
Twitter is a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. By developing a fundamentally new way for people to create, distribute and discover content, they have democratized content creation and distribution, enabling any voice to echo around the world instantly. "
target: Twitpic Inc.
Twitpic Inc. offers a Web based and mobile photo-sharing application which allows users to upload photos to their Twitter accounts. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Charleston, South Carolina.
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closed 6/23/2015 via BusinessWire

Espial Group, Inc., acquired Bluestreak Technology

synopsis: Espial announced the acquisition of Bluestreak Technologies, a software and services provider of video solutions for connected devices including set-top boxes, smart TVs, smartphones, and tablets.
buyer: Espial Group, Inc. (TSX:ESP:$19.87)
Espial is a leading supplier of digital TV and IPTV software and solutions to cable and telecommunications operators as well as consumer electronics manufacturers. Espial's middleware, video-on-demand, and browser products power a diverse range of pay-TV and Internet TV business models. "
target: Bluestreak Technology
Bluestreak Technology, Inc. designs and develops media applications for mobile phones and digital televisions. The company’s MachBlue™ platform provides content owners, device manufacturers, and network operators with the ability to deliver an outstanding over-the-top video experience to any device.
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closed 10/29/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Corsair, acquired EpocCam

synopsis: Corsair, a world leader in high-performance gaming peripherals and enthusiast components, has acquired EpocCam, one of the leading video apps in the Apple App Store with over 5 million downloads, allowing users to easily turn their iOS device, such as an iPhone or iPad, into a wireless high definition webcam for Windows and macOS.
buyer: Corsair (CRSR:$1,702.37)
CORSAIR is a leading global developer and manufacturer of high-performance gear and technology for gamers, content creators, and PC enthusiasts. They develop products from PC components and peripherals, to premium streaming equipment and smart ambient lighting. "
target: EpocCam
EpocCam is one of the leading video apps in the Apple App Store with over 5 million downloads, allowing users to easily turn their iOS device, such as an iPhone or iPad, into a wireless high definition webcam for Windows and macOS.
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closed 11/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Niantic, Inc., acquired Evertoon, Inc.

synopsis: Niantic, the company behind the hit mobile game Pokémon Go and its predecessor, Ingress, has acquired the team from the startup Evertoon to help it further build out its mobile products. Evertoon’s app was designed to help users make short, personalized films that could be shared out to social networks like YouTube and Twitter.
buyer: Niantic, Inc.
Niantic is the company behind the hit mobile game Pokémon Go and its predecessor, Ingress. Niantic is building an AR + Real World game platform that is defining state of the art with an innovative server architecture that enables massive scale supporting a global shared state rich interactions. "
target: Evertoon, Inc.
Evertoon enables users to create compelling movies in a few minutes, unlocking the stories trapped in people’s minds. Evertoon’s app was designed to help users make short, personalized films that could be shared out to social networks like YouTube and Twitter.
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closed 4/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Wix.com Ltd, acquired Moment.me

synopsis: Israeli company Wix.com Ltd., which operates a platform for easily building websites, has acquired Moment.Me, which has developed an Internet platform that gathers pictures and other material from different social networks and orders them into a multimedia record of an event.
buyer: Wix.com Ltd (WIX:$1,076.88)
Wix.com is a leading cloud-based web development platform with over 55 million registered users worldwide. Wix was founded on the belief that the Internet should be accessible to everyone to develop, create and contribute. "
target: Moment.me
Moment Ltd. is the developer of an online media sharing and viewing application for iPhone. It collects multimedia content from online social networking platforms and creates and organizes albums for users.
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closed 6/2/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Super League Gaming, acquired Mobcrush

synopsis: Super League Gaming, a global leader in competitive video gaming and esports entertainment for everyday players of all ages, announced the acquisition of Mobcrush, a live streaming technology platform used by hundreds of thousands of gaming influencers.
buyer: Super League Gaming (SLGG:$3.37)
Super League Gaming is a first mover in providing accessible esports leagues for amateur gamers that take place both online and through in-person gaming arenas. "
target: Mobcrush
Mobcrush is a leading gaming technology platform that empowers gamers and influencers to reach all of their fans simultaneously across live streaming and social media platforms.
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closed 11/26/2019 via GlobeNewswire

iMedia Brands, Inc., acquired Float Left Interactive, Inc.

synopsis: iMedia Brands, Inc., a global interactive media company, has acquired Float Left Interactive, an award-winning technology company helping content owners, programmers, and operators transition to digital distribution through stunning TV experiences.
buyer: iMedia Brands, Inc. (IMBI:$460.47)
iMedia Brands, Inc. is a global interactive media company that manages a growing portfolio of niche, lifestyle television networks and web service businesses, primarily in North America, for both English speaking and, soon, Spanish speaking audiences and customers. "
target: Float Left Interactive, Inc.
Float Left Interactive is an award-winning technology company helping content owners, programmers, and operators transition to digital distribution through stunning TV experiences.
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closed 4/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

Olympusat, acquired Float Left Interactive, Inc.

synopsis: US Latino Spanish-language movie network provider Olympusat has bolstered its over-the-top offerings by acquiring TV everywhere and OTT video app solutions firm Float Left Interactive. Float Left provides TV app solutions and specialises in developing immersive, cross-platform applications with a strong emphasis on personalisation and engagement.
buyer: Olympusat
Olympusat, a division of Olympusat Holdings is one of the largest independent media companies specializing in ownership, distribution, production and technical services. Through its premium Spanish-language offering, Olympusat engages more than 8 million viewers per day. "
target: Float Left Interactive, Inc.
Float Left provides TV app solutions and specialises in developing immersive, cross-platform applications with a strong emphasis on personalisation and engagement.
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closed 4/18/2011 via Market Wire

SunGame Corporation, merged with Freevi Corporation

synopsis: Social game developer SunGame Corp. has merged with Nevada-based Freevi Corporation. Freevi is a rich-media platform revolving around its core product the "Freevi Flightdeck,"™ a powerful graphical end user interface that allows users to consume video and audio content, network with other Freevi users, etc.
buyer: SunGame Corporation (SGMZ:$0.00)
SunGame Corporation is a Social Gaming and Social Media provider. Its offering includes Customized Social Games, Virtual Worlds, Virtual eWallets, Cross Platform solutions and Social Network Branding. "
target: Freevi Corporation
Freevi is a rich-media platform revolving around its core product the "Freevi Flightdeck"™, a powerful graphical end user interface that allows users to consume video and audio content, network with other Freevi users, engage in e-commerce transactions, and access games and other applications.
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closed 2/6/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Ericsson AB, acquired Azuki Systems

synopsis: Ericsson announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Massachusetts-based Azuki Systems, Inc., a provider of TV Anywhere delivery platforms for service providers, content owners and broadcasters.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$25,481.40)
Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and services to mobile and fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use their network equipment, and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. "
target: Azuki Systems
Azuki Systems' next-generation TV Anywhere solution combines the power of over-the-top video with the highest quality of user experience, personalization, content protection, scalability and reliability. It also enables multiple monetization options, beyond portals and authentication services.
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closed 10/22/2004 via BNC Analysis

Yahoo! Inc., acquired Stata Labs

synopsis: Yahoo Inc. appeared to move a step closer to challenging Google Inc. in searchable Web mail, acquiring the startup behind the powerful e-mail application Bloomba.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is a leading global internet brand and one of the most trafficked Internet destinations worldwide. Yahoo!’s mission is to connect people to their passions, their communities and world’s knowledge. Yahoo! is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. "
target: Stata Labs
Stata Labs is the developers of Bloomba a powerful e-mail application.
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closed 12/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

Intel Corporation, acquired Screenovate Technologies LTD

synopsis: Semiconductor giant Intel announced that it is acquiring Israeli company Screenovate, a leader in the enablement of mobile devices through software. Its technology enables smartphone and tablet users to wirelessly beam movies, games, presentations or other content from their mobile devices to their TVs or other large displays.
buyer: Intel Corporation (INTC:$78,474.00)
Intel is an industry leader, creating world-changing technology that enables global progress and enriches lives. By embedding intelligence in the cloud, network, edge, and every kind of computing device, Intel unleashes the potential of data to transform business and society for the better. "
target: Screenovate Technologies LTD
Screenovate Technologies is a leader in the enablement of mobile devices through software. Its technology enables smartphone and tablet users to wirelessly beam movies, games, presentations or other content from their mobile devices to their TVs or other large displays.
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closed 11/1/2019 via PR Newswire

M17 Entertainment Limited, acquired MeMe Live

synopsis: M17 Entertainment, the leading social networking entertainment group in Developed Asia, has acquired MeMe Live, a mobile live streaming platform focused on markets in Asia Pacific. MeMe Live enables anyone to stream and show off their talents. The platform allows streamers to interact with their audience in real time and build a group of followers.
buyer: M17 Entertainment Limited
M17 Entertainment is the leading social networking entertainment group in Developed Asia. M17 offers 17 Media, a live streaming app and social networking platform that enables users around the world to stream live, watch broadcasts online, and engage with each other through a simple app. "
target: MeMe Live
MeMe Live is a mobile live streaming platform focused on markets in Asia Pacific. MeMe Live enables anyone to stream and show off their talents. The platform allows streamers to interact with their audience in real time, build a group of followers, earn money, and more.
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closed 10/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

ClearTax, acquired Dose FM

synopsis: ClearTax, an online tax returns filing platform in India, has acquired Dose FM, a mobile audio streaming platform in India. Dose FM allows users to create and share audio clips and shows across a variety of topics. Dose FM also offers a live audio creation tool that enables creators to interact with their listeners.
buyer: ClearTax
ClearTax is an online tax returns filing platform in India. ClearTax's powerful cloud platform allows people to file tax returns online effortlessly or invest into intelligent tax savings options in minutes. ClearTax also helps CAs and businesses with their filing and GST billing. "
target: Dose FM
Dose FM is a mobile audio streaming platform in India. Dose FM allows users to create and share audio clips and shows across a variety of topics. Dose FM also offers a live audio creation tool that enables creators to interact with their listeners and cohost shows with their friends.
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closed 3/23/2020 via New York Times

The New York Times Company, acquired Audm

synopsis: The New York Times Company has acquired Audm, the subscription-based audio app that offers listeners the world’s best longform journalism, read aloud word-for-word by celebrated audiobook narrators. Audm, launched in 2016 by Ryan Wegner and Christian Brink, transforms longform articles into narrated audio.
buyer: The New York Times Company (NYT:$1,963.00)
The New York Times Company a global media organization focused on creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news and information. The New York Times brand a trusted source of news and information for readers and viewers across various platforms. "
target: Audm
Launched in 2016 by Ryan Wegner and Christian Brink, Audm transforms longform articles into audio. Audm users can listen to hours of new stories every week, from publications including The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Atlantic and a host of other publishers.
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announced 1/7/2022 via New York Times

The New York Times Company, will acquire The Athletic

synopsis: The New York Times Company, a global media organization focused on creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news and information, has reached an agreement to buy The Athletic, a subscription-based sports website that provides ad-free national and local coverage in 47 North American cities as well as the United Kingdom.
buyer: The New York Times Company (NYT:$1,963.00)
The New York Times Company a global media organization focused on creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news and information. The New York Times brand a trusted source of news and information for readers and viewers across various platforms. "
target: The Athletic
The Athletic is a subscription-based sports website that provides ad-free national and local coverage in 47 North American cities as well as the United Kingdom.
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announced 7/22/2020 via New York Times

The New York Times Company, will acquire Serial Productions

synopsis: The New York Times Company has agreed to buy Serial Productions, the company behind the hit podcast “Serial,” an investigative journalism podcast hosted by Sarah Koenig, narrating a nonfiction story over multiple episodes. The series was co-created and is co-produced by Koenig and Julie Snyder and developed by This American Life.
buyer: The New York Times Company (NYT:$1,963.00)
The New York Times Company a global media organization focused on creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news and information. The New York Times brand a trusted source of news and information for readers and viewers across various platforms. "
target: Serial Productions
Serial is an investigative journalism podcast hosted by Sarah Koenig, narrating a nonfiction story over multiple episodes. The series was co-created and is co-produced by Koenig and Julie Snyder and developed by This American Life.
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closed 3/23/2020 via New York Times

The New York Times Company, acquired Audm

synopsis: The New York Times Company has acquired Audm, the subscription-based audio app that offers listeners the world’s best longform journalism, read aloud word-for-word by celebrated audiobook narrators. Audm, launched in 2016 by Ryan Wegner and Christian Brink, transforms longform articles into narrated audio.
buyer: The New York Times Company (NYT:$1,963.00)
The New York Times Company a global media organization focused on creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news and information. The New York Times brand a trusted source of news and information for readers and viewers across various platforms. "
target: Audm
Launched in 2016 by Ryan Wegner and Christian Brink, Audm transforms longform articles into audio. Audm users can listen to hours of new stories every week, from publications including The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Atlantic and a host of other publishers.
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closed 10/24/2016 via BusinessWire

The New York Times Company, acquired The Wirecutter

synopsis: The New York Times Company announced that it has acquired The Wirecutter and The Sweethome, product-recommendation services that serve as a guide to technology gear, home products and other consumer services. The Wirecutter and The Sweethome was founded by technology journalist Brian Lam, who worked as an editor at both Gizmodo and Wired.
buyer: The New York Times Company (NYT:$1,963.00)
The New York Times Company is a global media organization dedicated to enhancing society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news and information. "
target: The Wirecutter
The Wirecutter provides recommendations for electronics and other gadgets that are both obsessively researched and simply presented. The Wirecutter also owns The Sweethome, which takes the same approach for home appliances and other gear.
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closed 8/11/2016 via Reuters

T Brand Studio, acquired Fake Love

synopsis: The New York Times Company has acquired Fake Love, an integrated experience design agency that specializes in anchoring brands in contemporary culture via creative programs, live experiences and virtual and mixed reality. The acquisition will further expand the creative services of T Brand Studio, the Times Company’s marketing services agency.
buyer parent: The New York Times Company
buyer: T Brand Studio
T Brand Studio is the brand marketing unit of The New York Times. They create content and experiences that spark imagination and influence the most influential audiences around the world. "
target: Fake Love
Fake Love is an innovative experiential design agency, crafting award-winning work that creates real emotional connections. They concept, design, fabricate, animate, generate and invent anything imaginable.
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closed 3/11/2016 via BusinessWire

The New York Times Company, acquired HelloSociety

synopsis: The New York Times Company and Science Inc. announce that the Times Company has acquired HelloSociety. The company is a digital marketing agency, portfolio company of Science Inc., that leverages a network of social media influencers across Instagram, Pinterest, Vine, YouTube and popular blogs to drive engagement for branded content campaigns.
buyer: The New York Times Company (NYT:$1,963.00)
The New York Times Company is a global media organization dedicated to enhancing society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news and information. "
target parent: Science Inc.
target: HelloSociety
HelloSociety is a full-service Influencer marketing and technology firm that helps brands optimize their efforts through strategic partnerships with influential users across multiple social platforms like Pinterest, Instagram, Vine and YouTube.
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closed 10/24/2013 via Reuters

John W. Henry II, acquired The Boston Globe

synopsis: The New York Times Co. has closed the sale of The Boston Globe to Boston Red Sox owner John Henry. Henry agreed to buy the Globe and its sister newspaper, the Worcester Telegram & Gazette, for $70 million, a fraction of the price the New York Times paid for the papers 20 years ago.
buyer: John W. Henry II
John W. Henry II is an American businessman and investor. He is the principal owner of the Boston Red Sox and Liverpool Football Club, and co-owner of Roush Fenway Racing. "
target parent: The New York Times Company
target: The Boston Globe
The Boston Globe is an American daily newspaper based in Boston, Massachusetts. The Boston Globe includes news, special reports, headline news email service, and classifieds.
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closed 11/1/2012 via Company Press Release

ConnectEDU, Inc., acquired Epsilen Inc.

synopsis: ConnectEDU announced the acquisition of Epsilen – a cloud-based e-portfolio, skills assessment, professional development and social learning management platform.
buyer: ConnectEDU, Inc.
ConnectEDU, Inc. is the web-based leader in empowering learners to manage their education, launch their careers, and secure a more stable financial future. ConnectEDU uses information technology to connect real learners and real data with real colleges, and real career opportunities. "
target parent: The New York Times Company
target: Epsilen Inc.
Serving educators and students in over 600 K-12 and higher education institutions worldwide, Epsilen provides a social learning environment with personalized tools to enhance the teaching and learning experience.
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closed 9/24/2012 via PR Newswire

Ask.com, acquired About.com, Inc.

synopsis: IAC announced that Ask.com has completed the acquisition of The About Group from The New York Times Company. About.com consists of more than 900 "topic sites," which feature articles on everything from parenting and cooking to travel and technology that are geared to appear high in search results.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Ask.com
With more than 100 million global users, Ask.com is the leading online brand for questions and answers and an operating business of IAC. Also available as a mobile service, Ask.com mobile apps have been downloaded more than 2 million times. "
target parent: The New York Times Company
target: About.com, Inc.
About.com is an online source for original information and advice. About.com is divided into topic sites which are grouped into channels and cover diverse subjects such as home repair, pediatrics, model railroading, English grammar, and weather.
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announced 8/9/2012 via BNC Analysis

Answers Corporation, will acquire About.com, Inc.

synopsis: The New York Times Co. has agreed to sell its online information service, About.com, to rival Answers.com. About.com provides information on a wide variety of topics and also operates ConsumerSearch.com and Calorie-Count.com. Content is written by paid experts known as guides. Answers.com, by contrast, relies on users to answer questions.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: Answers Corporation
Established in 1998, Answers Corporation is the industry’s top destination for Q&A content. The Answers platform integrates and surfaces the best content from subject matter experts, community members, social networks, and Internet databases to create the most multidimensional resource on the Web. "
target parent: The New York Times Company
target: About.com, Inc.
About.com is an online source for original information and advice. About.com is divided into topic sites which are grouped into channels and cover diverse subjects such as home repair, pediatrics, model railroading, English grammar, and weather.
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closed 1/6/2012 via BusinessWire

Halifax Media Group, acquired The New York Times Regional Media Group

synopsis: The New York Times Company has entered into an agreement to sell its Regional Media Group, consisting of 16 regional newspapers, other print publications and related businesses, to Halifax Media Holdings LLC.
buyer parent: Stephens Inc.
buyer: Halifax Media Group
Halifax Media Group's companies include Daytona Beach News-Journal, The Pennysavers, and The Complete Phone Book. Founded in 2010, the company is headquartered in Daytona Beach, Florida. "
target parent: The New York Times Company
target: The New York Times Regional Media Group
The New York Times Regional Media Group publishes weekly and daily newspapers. The Group consists of 16 award-winning newspapers and has won five Pulitzer Prizes.
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closed 10/7/2011 via Berkery

Project Hollywood LLC, acquired Baseline StudioSystems

synopsis: The New York Times Company has sold its Baseline unit to Project Hollywood LLC, a privately held company which is majority owned by media and Internet entrepreneurs Laurie S. Silvers and Mitchell Rubenstein. Baseline is a leading online subscription database and research service for information on the film and television industries.
buyer: Project Hollywood LLC (HOLL:$3.77)
Project Hollywood LLC is majority owned by Laurie S. Silvers and Mitchell Rubenstein, who previously founded the SyFy Channel and MovieTickets.com. Ms. Silvers and Mr. Rubenstein currently own a variety of Internet properties including Hollywood.com, Spill.com, and Hollywood Wiretap. "
target parent: The New York Times Company
target: Baseline StudioSystems
Baseline StudioSystems is a leading online subscription database and research service for information on the film and television industries, and a provider of premium film and television data to Web sites.
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closed 2/28/2011 via BusinessWire

Vitals, Inc, acquired UCompareHealthCare, LLC

synopsis: The New York Times Company has sold its UCompareHealthCare.com unit to MDxMedical, Inc., parent company of Vitals.com. UCompareHealthCare.com provides dynamic Web-based interactive tools to consumers to enable them to measure the quality of healthcare services available.
buyer parent: Milestone Venture Partners
buyer: Vitals, Inc
MDX Medical Inc.'s Vitals.com website offers information on a doctor's expertise and practice, consumer reviews, and recommendations from other doctors for consumers to find doctors. The site also allows patients to search reviews, contact information, and biographies of doctors. "
target parent: The New York Times Company
target: UCompareHealthCare, LLC
UComparehealthCare (UCHC) helps people make better decisions about their healthcare choices. UCHC provides dynamic Web-based interactive tools to consumers to enable them to measure the quality of healthcare services available.
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closed 8/4/2009 via

WNYC, acquired WQXR

synopsis: The New York Times Company has entered into an agreement with WNYC Radio for the sale of WQXR-FM, its New York City classical music radio station. WNYC Radio will purchase the FCC license for 105.9 FM, all related transmitting equipment and WQXR’s call letters and Web site from the Times Company for $11.5 million.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: WNYC
As America's most listened-to public radio stations, reaching more than one million listeners every week, WNYC extends New York City's cultural riches to the entire country on-air and online, and presents the best national offerings from networks NPR, PRI and APM. "
target parent: The New York Times Company
target: WQXR
WQXR has provided classical music and other cultural programming to listeners in the New York metropolitan area for the last 73 years.
price ($mm)
$45
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 3/25/2009 via Reuters

Tennessee Valley Printing Company, will acquire TimesDaily

synopsis: The New York Times Co, which is trying to lighten its debt load as advertising revenue falls, plans to sell the Times Daily newspaper of Florence, Alabama to the Tennessee Valley Printing Company, a regional publisher.
buyer: Tennessee Valley Printing Company
Tennessee Valley Printing Co Inc, is the publisher of The Decatur Daily in Decatur, Alabama. "
target parent: The New York Times Company
target: TimesDaily
The TimesDaily was founded in 1889 as the Florence Times and published its first edition July 4, 1890. The TimesDaily currently has a circulation of 27,785 daily and 29,171 Sunday, and its Web site, TimesDaily.com, is rapidly growing, with 186,400 unique visitors per month.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/4/2008 via Company Press Release

The Ledger, purchased The News Chief from GateHouse Media, Inc.

synopsis: The Ledger announced that it has reached an agreement with GateHouse Media to purchase certain assets of The News Chief, a newspaper that has published in Winter Haven since it was founded as The Florida Chief in 1911.
buyer parent: The New York Times Company
buyer: The Ledger
The Ledger publishes newspapers in both print and online. Its newspapers provide information in the areas of sports, business, life, entertainment, community, shopping, classifieds, and autos. The Ledger operates as a subsidiary of The New York Times Company. "
seller parent: Fortress Investment Group LLC
seller: GateHouse Media, Inc. (NEWM:$1,588.44)
GateHouse Media, Inc. is one of the largest publishers of locally based print and online media in the United States as measured by number of daily publications. GateHouse Media now owns over 425 community publications located in 18 states across the country.
price ($mm)
$2.50
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closed 5/7/2007 via BusinessWire

About.com, Inc., acquired ConsumerSearch, Inc

synopsis: About.com, one of the 15 most-visited sites in the United States and a part of The New York Times Company, announced today that it has acquired ConsumerSearch.com, a leading online publisher of meta-reviews.
buyer parent: The New York Times Company
buyer: About.com, Inc.
About.com is a leading online source for original consumer information and advice and was acquired in March 2005 by The New York Times Company, a media company with 2005 revenues of $3.4 billion. "
target: ConsumerSearch, Inc
ConsumerSearch.com is designed to be the best starting place for any consumer aiming to research purchase decisions. The site covers thousands of consumer products through a network of freelance writers who analyze reviews from multiple online and offline sources.
price ($mm)
$33
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closed 3/27/2007 via BusinessWire

About.com, Inc., acquired UCompareHealthCare, LLC

synopsis: About.com, a top ten content site and a part of The New York Times Company, has acquired UCompareHealthCare.com, a site that provides consumers with access to quality ratings and related information on hospitals, nursing homes, mammography centers, fertility clinics and doctors. Terms of the purchas
buyer parent: The New York Times Company
buyer: About.com, Inc.
About.com is a leading online source for original consumer information and advice and was acquired in March 2005 by The New York Times Company, a media company with 2005 revenues of $3.4 billion. "
target: UCompareHealthCare, LLC
UComparehealthCare (UCHC) helps people make better decisions about their healthcare choices. Our free reports help you find, research and compare hospitals, nursing homes and doctors. UCHC provides dynamic Web-based interactive tools to consumers.
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closed 5/7/2007 via

Oak Hill Capital Partners, acquired The New York Times Broadcasting Group

synopsis: The New York Times Company has entered into an agreement to sell its Broadcast Media Group, consisting of nine network-affiliated television stations, their associated Web sites and the Digital Operating Center, to Oak Hill Capital Partners for $575 million. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals.
buyer: Oak Hill Capital Partners
Oak Hill Capital Partners is a private equity firm with more than $4.6 billion of committed capital from leading entrepreneurs, endowments, foundations, corporations, pension funds and global financial institutions. Robert M. Bass is the lead investor. "
target parent: The New York Times Company
target: The New York Times Broadcasting Group
The New York Times Broadcast Media Group comprises the following stations: WHO-TV (NBC); KFSM-TV (CBS); WHNT-TV (CBS); WREG-TV (CBS); WQAD-TV (ABC); WTKR-TV (CBS); KFOR-TV (NBC); KAUT-TV (MyNetworkTV); and WNEP-TV (ABC).
price ($mm)
$575
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closed 5/7/2007 via BusinessWire

Oak Hill Capital Partners, acquired The New York Times Broadcasting Group

synopsis: The New York Times Company and Oak Hill Capital Partners announced today the closing of the sale of The New York Times Company Broadcast Media Group to Oak Hill Capital Partners.
buyer: Oak Hill Capital Partners
Oak Hill Capital Partners is a private equity firm with more than $4.6 billion of committed capital from leading entrepreneurs, endowments, foundations, corporations, pension funds and global financial institutions. Robert M. Bass is the lead investor. "
target parent: The New York Times Company
target: The New York Times Broadcasting Group
The New York Times Broadcast Media Group comprises the following stations: WHO-TV (NBC); KFSM-TV (CBS); WHNT-TV (CBS); WREG-TV (CBS); WQAD-TV (ABC); WTKR-TV (CBS); KFOR-TV (NBC); KAUT-TV (MyNetworkTV); and WNEP-TV (ABC).
price ($mm)
$130
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closed 8/20/2021 via Company Press Release

Nexstar Media Group, acquired The Hill

synopsis: Nexstar Media Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nexstar Media Group, Inc., announced that it has acquired The Hill, the nation’s leading, independent, political digital media platform. The Hill is the premier source for policy and political coverage, reporting on every aspect of the business of Washington and the campaign trail.
buyer: Nexstar Media Group (NXST:$4,740.34)
Nexstar Media Group is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital, and mobile media platforms. "
target parent: News Communications, Inc.
target: The Hill
The Hill is the premier source for policy and political coverage, reporting on every aspect of the business of Washington and the campaign trail. It is the largest independent political news site in the United States, and is second in online political news readership behind CNN.
price ($mm)
$130
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announced 7/28/2021 via Company Press Release

Westplex Media Group, will acquire Moberly Monitor-Index

synopsis: Westplex Media Group, a family owned media company, will acquire the Moberly Monitor-Index from Gannett Co., Inc., a leading media and marketing company. The Moberly Monitor-Index is a daily newspaper in Moberly, Missouri. The paper provides articles on sports, entertainment, lifestyle, opinions, and more.
buyer: Westplex Media Group
Westplex Media Group is a family owned media company. Westplex Media Group owns and publishes The Montgomery Standard and Warren County Record newspapers. "
target parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
target: Moberly Monitor-Index
The Moberly Monitor-Index is a daily newspaper in Moberly, Missouri. The Moberly Monitor-Index provides the latest news about Moberly and Randolph County, Missouri. The paper provides articles on sports, entertainment, lifestyle, opinions, and more.
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announced 3/11/2021 via Chicago Tribune

Don Hurd, will acquire The Chesterton Tribune

synopsis: Don Hurd, president of Hoosier Media Group, said he signed a contract to purchase The Chesterton Tribune from David Canright, who served as the paper’s co-publisher with his wife, Margaret Willis. The Chesterton Tribune is a daily local newspaper based in Chesterton, Indiana that was founded in 1884.
buyer: Don Hurd
Don Hurd has over 40 years of experience in newspaper management. Hurd has earned a reputation of producing quality newspapers and increasing profits. "
target: The Chesterton Tribune
The Chesterton Tribune is a daily local newspaper based in Chesterton, Indiana that was founded in 1884.
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closed 3/3/2021 via Company Press Release

Wick Communications, acquired The Madison Daily Leader

synopsis: The Madison Daily Leader, a family-owned, Monday-Friday afternoon daily newspaper covering Madison, South Dakota and the surrounding area, will be joining Wick Communications, a family-owned newspaper group.
buyer: Wick Communications
Wick Communications are a family owned community news company with 28 newspapers and 18 specialty publications in 12 states. Their newspapers are located in Arizona, Louisiana, Montana, Colorado, Alaska, California, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Dakota, Idaho and Oregon. "
target: The Madison Daily Leader
The Madison Daily Leader is a family-owned, Monday-Friday afternoon daily newspaper covering Madison, South Dakota and the surrounding area.
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announced 2/17/2021 via Company Press Release

Sunlight for All Institute, will acquire The Baltimore Sun

synopsis: Returning The Baltimore Sun to Maryland hands, the state’s largest newspaper and its affiliates are poised to be acquired by a nonprofit formed by businessman and philanthropist Stewart Bainum Jr. that would operate the media organization for the benefit of the community.
buyer: Sunlight for All Institute
Sunlight for All Institute is a nonprofit started by businessman and philanthropist Stewart Bainum Jr. Bainum is chairman of Choice Hotels International, Inc. "
target parent: Tribune Publishing Company, LLC
target: The Baltimore Sun
Founded in 1837, The Baltimore Sun is the largest general-circulation daily newspaper based in Maryland and provides coverage of local and regional news, events, issues, people, and industries.
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closed 12/17/2020 via Company Press Release

Clint Reilly, acquired San Francisco Media Co.

synopsis: Clint Reilly Communications, publisher of the Nob Hill Gazette and Gentry Magazine, has announced the acquisition of the San Francisco Examiner’s parent company, the San Francisco Media Co., and its affiliated publications including SF Weekly.
buyer: Clint Reilly
Headquartered in the historic Merchants Exchange Building in the San Francisco Financial District, Clinton Reilly is a diversified family of organizations including commercial real estate, hospitality, event production, food and wine, media and nonprofit educational endeavors. "
target parent: Black Press Ltd.
target: San Francisco Media Co.
The San Francisco Media Co. is a media publishing company that owns the San Francisco Examiner, SF Weekly, and SF Evergreen. The San Francisco Examiner is the highest circulated newspaper in San Francisco and San Mateo Counties.
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closed 8/1/2020 via BNC Analysis

Paxton Media Group, acquired The Herald

synopsis: Paxton Media Group, the owner of more than 70 daily and weekly publications, has purchased the Dubois County Herald, a daily newspaper in Jasper, Indiana. The Herald will become the company’s second largest newspaper in its Kentucky, Indiana, and Tennessee group.
buyer: Paxton Media Group
Paxton Media, a family-owned company headquartered in Paducah, Kentucky, owns more than 35 daily newspapers, a television station and numerous weekly publications across Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee. "
target: The Herald
Established in 1895, The Herald is a daily community newspaper based in Jasper, Indiana that covers local news, sports, and photography. The Herald’s circulation covers Dubois County and parts of Spencer and Pike counties.
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closed 6/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Rossel La Voix, acquired Paris-Normandie

synopsis: Rossel La Voix, Rossel's main subsidiary in France, has acquired Paris-Normandie, the daily newspaper for the Normandy region. Founded in Rouen in 1944, its headquarters are still located in Rouen today. It is mainly distributed in Haute-Normandie.
buyer parent: Groupe Rossel
buyer: Rossel La Voix
Rossel La Voix is a multimedia group in France that offers daily & weekly press, magazines, television, radios, printing, events, internet, audiovisual services, and more. "
target: Paris-Normandie
Paris-Normandie is the daily newspaper for the Normandy region. Founded in Rouen in 1944, its headquarters are still located in Rouen today. It is mainly distributed in Haute-Normandie.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$33
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Santa Maria News Media Inc., purchased Three Newspapers from Lee Enterprises, Inc.

synopsis: After purchasing the newspapers in 2005, Lee Enterprises recently sold the Santa Maria Times, Lompoc Record, and Santa Ynez Valley News to Santa Maria News Media Inc., a newly formed company led by a group of Canadian newspaper executives with a stated commitment to local journalism.
buyer: Santa Maria News Media Inc.
Santa Maria News Media Inc. is a newly formed company led by a group of Canadian newspaper executives with a stated commitment to local journalism. The new owners have newspapers throughout Canada and the United States. "
seller: Lee Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LEE:$496.00)
Lee Enterprises is a leading provider of local news and information, and a major platform for advertising, with daily newspapers, rapidly growing digital products and more than 200 weekly and specialty publications serving 50 markets in 20 states.
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closed 3/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

Paxton Media Group, acquired The Madison Courier, Inc.

synopsis: Paxton Media Group, a family-owned media company, has acquired the Madison Courier, a family-owned daily newspaper that is delivered to over 8700 homes. The Madison Courier provides the latest news for the city of Madison, town of Hanover, Jefferson and Switzerland County, Indiana as well as Trimble and Carroll County in Kentucky.
buyer: Paxton Media Group
Paxton Media, a family-owned company headquartered in Paducah, Kentucky, owns more than 35 daily newspapers, a television station and numerous weekly publications across Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee. "
target: The Madison Courier, Inc.
The Madison Courier is a family-owned daily newspaper that is delivered to over 8700 homes. The Madison Courier provides the latest news for the city of Madison, town of Hanover, Jefferson and Switzerland County, Indiana as well as Trimble and Carroll County in Kentucky.
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announced 2/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Prairie Mountain Media, will acquire Greeley Tribune

synopsis: Prairie Mountain Media is a publishing company with a multimedia portfolio of print, niche and digital products, will acquire Greeley Tribune from Swift Communications, a newspaper publishing company. Greeley Tribune is a daily newspaper in northern Colorado. Greeley Tribune covers trending stories, politics, crime, entertainment, sports, and more.
buyer parent: Alden Global Capital
buyer: Prairie Mountain Media
Prairie Mountain Media is a publishing company with a multimedia portfolio of print, niche and digital products. Prairie Mountain Media operates trusted local newspaper brands that deliver exclusive local news and attract local audiences throughout the state of Colorado. "
target parent: Swift Communications, Inc.
target: Greeley Tribune
Greeley Tribune is a daily newspaper in northern Colorado. Greeley Tribune provides local news coverage for Greeley, Evans, Windsor and neighboring communities. The paper covers trending stories, politics, crime, entertainment, sports, and more.
price ($mm)
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announced 2/26/2020 via Company Press Release

Cox Enterprises Inc., will purchase Three Ohio Newspapers from Apollo Global Management

synopsis: Cox Enterprises Inc., a leading communications, media and automotive services company, has agreed to repurchase the Dayton Daily News, Springfield News-Sun and Journal-News from Apollo Global Management.
buyer: Cox Enterprises Inc.
Cox Enterprises is a leading communications, media and automotive services company. With revenues over $20 billion and approximately 60,000 employees, the company's major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications; Cox Automotive; and Cox Media Group. "
seller: Apollo Global Management (NYSE:APO:$5,981.01)
The assets included are the Dayton Daily News, Springfield News-Sun and Journal-News from Apollo Global Management. All three newspapers are located in Ohio. Apollo is a leading global alternative investment manager.
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closed 11/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

DMG Media, acquired i News

synopsis: Mail and Metro publisher the Daily Mail and General Trust's dmg media has bought the i paper from JPI Media. dmg media wanted to buy the i because it is a “strong print title” with an “established reputation for quality journalism". i is a UK-based paper designed for readers who want a concise, quality daily paper.
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: DMG Media
dmg media is a leading multi-channel consumer media company. Part of DMGT (Daily Mail & General Trust), dmg media’s brands deliver brilliant content to millions of loyal customers around the globe, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. "
target parent: JPIMedia Ltd
target: i News
Created by The Independent, i is a UK-based paper designed for readers who want a concise, quality daily paper. i is specifically targeted at readers and lapsed readers of quality newspapers, and those of all ages who want a comprehensive digest of the news.
price ($mm)
$64
rev ($mm)
$44
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/15/2019 via AP - Associated Press

Ogden Newspapers, Inc., will purchase The Courier and the Review Times from The Findlay Publishing Company

synopsis: Ogden Newspapers, a family‐owned newspaper group, will acquire The Courier of Findlay and the Review Times of Fostoria in Ohio from The Findlay Publishing Company, a daily newspaper publisher and radio station operator. The Courier and the Review Times are daily newspapers that provide the latest news for the Findlay, Ohio and Fostoria, Ohio areas.
buyer: Ogden Newspapers, Inc.
Ogden Newspapers has been in the publishing and media business since 1890. They publish 47 daily newspapers and several weekly newspapers in 16 states. They are the leading publisher of magazines that serve the sustainable living, rural lifestyle and farm memorabilia communities. "
seller: The Findlay Publishing Company
The Courier and the Review Times are daily newspapers that provide the latest news for the Findlay, Ohio and Fostoria, Ohio areas. The Courier and the Review Times belong to The Findlay Publishing Company, a family-owned daily newspaper publisher and radio station operator.
price ($mm)
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announced 10/2/2019 via Company Press Release

Schneps Media, will acquire amNewYork

synopsis: Schneps Media, the leading local media company serving New York City, Westchester and Long Island, will acquire amNewYork, a free commuter newspaper in New York City with almost 1 million unique visitors to its website each month.
buyer: Schneps Media
Schneps Media is the leading local media company serving New York City, Westchester and Long Island. IT owns 33 newspapers, 28 magazines and specialty publications and 20 websites, produces numerous podcasts and hosts 50 annual events. "
target parent: Newsday Media Group
target: amNewYork
amNewYork is a free commuter newspaper in New York City with almost 1 million unique visitors to its website each month. By providing a newspaper that fits into a hectic lifestyle, amNewYork reaches a demographic that was until now untouchable by traditional newspapers.
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closed 9/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Silke and Holger Friedrich, acquired Berliner Zeitung

synopsis: Silke and Holger Friedrich, Berlin-based entrepreneurs, has acquired Berliner Zeitung from DuMont Mediengruppe, one of Germany's largest traditional media houses. Berliner Zeitung is a daily newspaper in Berlin, Germany. The paper covers the city of Berlin, politics, economy, sports, arts and entertainment, lifestyle, and more.
buyer: Silke and Holger Friedrich
Silke and Holger Friedrich are Berlin-based entrepreneurs. Silke Friedrich heads the Berlin Metropolitan School, an international school with over 1,000 students. Holger Friedrich is the founder of the Technology Think Tank CORE. "
target parent: DuMont Mediengruppe
target: Berliner Zeitung
Berliner Zeitung is a daily newspaper in Berlin, Germany. Berliner Zeitung provides readers with the latest news from Berlin. The paper covers the city of Berlin, politics, economy, sports, arts and entertainment, lifestyle, and more.
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announced 7/18/2019 via Company Press Release

Ogden Newspapers, Inc., will acquire Sandusky Register and Norwalk Reflector

synopsis: Ogden Newspapers, a West Virginia-based family newspaper company, will buy the Sandusky Register, a daily print and online newspaper that provides news for Erie, Huron, Ottawa and Sandusky counties in Ohio, and Norwalk Reflector, a daily newspaper published in Norwalk, Ohio with a daily distribution of approximately 5,600, from Sandusky Newspapers.
buyer: Ogden Newspapers, Inc.
Ogden Newspapers has been in the publishing and media business since 1890. They publish 47 daily newspapers and several weekly newspapers in 16 states. They are the leading publisher of magazines that serve the sustainable living, rural lifestyle and farm memorabilia communities. "
target parent: Sandusky Newspapers
target: Sandusky Register and Norwalk Reflector
Sandusky Register is a daily print and online newspaper that provides news for Erie, Huron, Ottawa and Sandusky counties in northern Ohio. Norwalk Reflector is a daily newspaper published in Norwalk, Ohio with a daily distribution of approximately 5,600. Both are owned by Sandusky Newspapers.
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announced 6/19/2019 via BNC Analysis

Wick Communications, will acquire Fergus Falls Daily Journal

synopsis: Wick Communications, a family-owned community media company, is to buy The Fergus Falls Daily Journal from Boone Newspapers. The Fergus Falls Daily Journal is a local news journal based in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. They cover local sports, news, weather business and more.
buyer: Wick Communications
Wick Communications is a family-owned community media company with newspapers, websites, magazines and specialty publications in 10 states. Wick publishes newspapers in Arizona, Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Louisiana, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota and Washington. "
target parent: Boone Newspapers, Inc.
target: Fergus Falls Daily Journal
The Fergus Falls Daily Journal is a local news journal based in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. They cover local sports, news, weather business and more.
price ($mm)
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announced 6/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Adams Publishing Group LLC, will acquire Bliss Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Adams Publishing Group LLC, a family-owned community newspaper company, will acquire Bliss Communications, including two daily newspapers — The Gazette in Janesville and The Eagle Herald in Marinette. Adams Publishing Group also intends to purchase Bliss’s weekly community newspapers.
buyer: Adams Publishing Group LLC
Adams Publishing Group (APG) is a family-owned community newspaper company. APG owns and operates 27 daily newspapers, more than 100 non-daily newspapers, and a number of other media-related businesses in 15 states and the District of Columbia. "
target: Bliss Communications, Inc.
Bliss Communications, Inc., owns and operates newspapers, radio stations and web sites in Wisconsin and Illinois. The company’s daily newspaper covers local, national, and international news about politics, business, sports, entertainment, and more.
price ($mm)
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announced 5/22/2019 via Company Press Release

Quincy Media, will acquire Hannibal Courier-Post

synopsis: Quincy Media Inc., a family-owned media company, has agreed to purchase the Hannibal Courier-Post, Missouri’s oldest daily newspaper. The move will bring control of the newspaper, currently owned by GateHouse Media, back to the Hannibal, Missouri area.
buyer: Quincy Media
Quincy Media, Inc., formerly known as Quincy Newspapers, Inc., is a family-owned media company that owns and operates television stations in 14 markets, newspapers in two markets, radio in one and digital platforms in all. "
target: Hannibal Courier-Post
Hannibal Courier-Post is Missouri’s oldest daily newspaper. It provides print coverage in several communities around Hannibal, Missouri as well as an online website.
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Ticker: APPZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Monster Offers, Inc. {duplicate}
Monster Offers, Inc. {duplicate}
Monster Arts is a Daily Deal analytics provider and aggregator, collecting daily deals from multiple sites in local communities across the U.S. and Canada. The company collects and publishes thousands of daily deals and allows consumers to organize these deals by geography or product categories.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:3680
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hottolink, Inc.
Hottolink's core competence is agent technology which crawls massive data on the internet, store them on the huge distributed database, search and analyze them rapidly, and create noble knowledge from them.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$8.88
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$1.38
Net Income ($mm)
$0.57
Employees
28
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Ticker: ZNGA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zynga, Inc.
Zynga, Inc.
Zynga is an American video game developer running social video game services since 2007. The company develops social games that work stand-alone on mobile phone platforms such as Apple iOS, Android, Windows Phone and on the Internet through its website, Zynga.com, and social networking websites.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,721.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$753.70
EBIT ($mm)
$528.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2245
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Ticker: TSXV:LAB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tangelo Games
Tangelo Games
Tangelo's team of gaming experts committed to deliver cutting-edge, future ready, scalable gaming assets to the marketplace. This translates into a collection of fun, casual, casino themed games that are free to play and generate revenue primarily through the in-game/in-app sale of virtual coins.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$11.56
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.63)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.62)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.40
Employees
35
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Ticker: NYSE:RBLX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ROBLOX
ROBLOX
Roblox’s mission is to build a human co-experience platform that enables shared experiences among billions of users. Roblox enables anyone to imagine, create, and have fun with friends as they explore millions of immersive 3D experiences, all built by a global community of developers.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,149.29
EBITDA ($mm)
($276.88)
EBIT ($mm)
($328.23)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
960
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A299910
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vespa Inc
Vespa Inc
Vespa, Inc is a leading game developer based in Seoul, South Korea. They are the creators behind "King’s Raid", a mobile game that’s available on all app stores.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$109.59
EBITDA ($mm)
$25.02
EBIT ($mm)
$24.85
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A060240
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Longtu Korea Inc.
Longtu Korea Inc.
Longtu Korea Inc. is an Android game developer that has been active since 2015. The current app portfolio contains 4 games. Longtu Korea is known for its popular mobile MMORPG Sword and Magic.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$53.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.05
EBIT ($mm)
$0.42
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
77
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Ticker: TSE:2432
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DeNA Global, Inc.
DeNA Global, Inc.
DeNA is the global leader in mobile internet entertainment. DeNA develops and operates a broad range of mobile and online services including games, e-commerce and entertainment content distribution.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,148.98
EBITDA ($mm)
$205.30
EBIT ($mm)
$103.13
Net Income ($mm)
$73.77
Employees
2475
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Ticker: OTCPK:HKUP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iHookup Social
iHookup Social
iHookup Social is a mobile -- social app positioned at the intersection of location based connections, love and adventure, stimulating hyper -- local opportunities for their user community as well as the venues and merchants competing for their business.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$0.17
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.13)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6
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Ticker: XTRA:TRIG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trig Social Media AB
Trig Social Media AB
Trig Social Media is a global social media platform provider that owns and manages a range of social user-engagement product applications such as Trig.com, Trig Money, Momentik by Trig, and social-commerce.co.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.09
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.84)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.08)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
18
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Ticker: RCSM.MI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RCS MediaGroup
RCS MediaGroup
RCS MediaGroup is a multimedia publishing group that operates in daily newspapers, magazines and books, radio broadcasting, new media and digital TV. It is also one of the leading operators in the advertisement sales & distribution markets.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$1,988.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$37.78
EBIT ($mm)
($69.92)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4134
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Ticker: NYT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The New York Times Company
The New York Times Company
The New York Times Company, a leading global, multimedia news and information company, includes The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, NYTimes.com, BostonGlobe.com, Boston.com, and related properties.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,963.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$298.57
EBIT ($mm)
$249.47
Net Income ($mm)
$160.09
Employees
4700
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Ticker: TSX:PNC.B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Postmedia Network Canada Corp.
Postmedia Network Canada Corp.
Postmedia Network Inc. is a Canadian newsmedia company representing more than 200 brands across multiple print, online, and mobile platforms. Award-winning journalists and innovative product development teams bring engaging content to millions of people every week whenever and wherever they want it.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$588.46
EBITDA ($mm)
$32.19
EBIT ($mm)
$9.08
Net Income ($mm)
$34.92
Employees
3315
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Ticker: SHSE:600633
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zhejiang Daily Digital Culture Group Co., Ltd.
Zhejiang Daily Digital Culture Group Co., Ltd.
Zhejiang Daily Digital Culture Group Co., Ltd. engages in the newspaper media business. It operates Zhejiang Daily, Qianjiang Evening News, and Zhejiang Online newspapers, as well as approximately 35 media and winger network platforms. The company was formerly known as Zhejiang Daily Media Group.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$511.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$52.75
EBIT ($mm)
$42.06
Net Income ($mm)
$246.90
Employees
4532
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Ticker: NYSE:LEE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lee Enterprises, Inc.
Lee Enterprises, Inc.
Lee Enterprises is a leading provider of local news, information and advertising in primarily midsize markets, with 46 daily newspapers and a joint interest in two others, along with rapidly growing digital products and nearly 300 specialty publications in 21 states.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$496.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$106.47
EBIT ($mm)
$77.95
Net Income ($mm)
$9.23
Employees
2643
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Ticker: ENXTLS:CFN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cofina SGPS SA
Cofina SGPS SA
Cofina SGPS SA is a leading Portuguese media group. Cofina holds a portfolio of 5 newspapers, 4 magazines and a TV cable channel. Cofina aims to have a significant presence in all media areas in Portugal and other natural markets.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$95.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.16
EBIT ($mm)
$14.93
Net Income ($mm)
$7.68
Employees
735
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Ticker: SET:POST
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Post Publishing Public Company Limited
The Post Publishing Public Company Limited
The Post Publishing Plc. is the publisher and distributor of the Bangkok Post (an English language daily newspaper), Post Today (a Thai language business oriented daily newspaper) and Student Weekly (an English language magazine targeting high school/university students as well as other readers).
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$66.17
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.10)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.48)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1480
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Ticker: KLSE:UTUSA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kumpulan Utusan
Kumpulan Utusan
The Utusan Group is a media conglomerate in Malaysia. The group is engaged in publishing, printing, advertising, and online services. Their key newspapers include Utusan Malaysia, Mingguan Malaysia, Kosmo! and Kosmo! Ahad. The group also publishes the Mastika, Saji, Infiniti and Wanita magazines.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$47.46
EBITDA ($mm)
($38.66)
EBIT ($mm)
($42.95)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1630
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Washington Post
The Washington Post
The Washington Post is an American daily newspaper with a particular emphasis on national politics. It is the most widely circulated newspaper published in Washington, D.C. Daily editions are printed for the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.
year
2007
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
17100
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Ticker: SEHK:708
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Media Group Holdings Limited
New Media Group Holdings Limited
New Media Group is a local publisher, mainly engaged in the distribution and promotion of its weekly magazine for sale in Hong Kong, and the sale of advertising space in the magazine, providing cross-selling platform for advertisers.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$58.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.62
EBIT ($mm)
$1.40
Net Income ($mm)
$1.42
Employees
705
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Ticker: SEHK:8238
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Winto Group (Holdings) Limited
Winto Group (Holdings) Limited
Winto Group (Holdings) Limited is a Hong Kong-based company engaged in outdoor advertising and print media. Winto Group's outdoor advertising business offers billboard, outdoor LED display, and vehicle advertising services. Their print media business includes automobile and lifestyle magazines.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2.12
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.66)
EBIT ($mm)
$4.77
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
16
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Ticker: DB:SPR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Axel Springer SE
Axel Springer SE
Axel Springer SE is the leading digital publisher in Europe. Digital media channels already contribute nearly three quarters of total pro-forma revenues. They are the market leader in the German print business, and also active in over 40 countries through subsidiaries, joint ventures and licenses.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,789.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$551.02
EBIT ($mm)
$274.72
Net Income ($mm)
$121.29
Employees
16120
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Ticker: GCI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gannett Co., Inc.
Gannett Co., Inc.
Gannett is a leading media and marketing company with unparalleled local-to-national reach, successfully connecting consumers, communities and businesses. They provide rich content through hundreds of outstanding affiliated digital, mobile and print products.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$3,234.07
EBITDA ($mm)
$451.06
EBIT ($mm)
$241.26
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
20800
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Ticker: GHC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Graham Holdings Company
Graham Holdings Company
Graham Holdings Company is a diversified education and media company whose operations include educational services; television broadcasting; online, print and local TV news; home health and hospice care; and manufacturing.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,857.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$413.40
EBIT ($mm)
$302.95
Net Income ($mm)
$238.66
Employees
14297
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Ticker: LSE:DMGT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daily Mail and General Trust plc
Daily Mail and General Trust plc
DMGT manages a balanced multinational portfolio of entrepreneurial companies, with total revenues of almost £2bn, that provide a diverse range of businesses and consumers with compelling information, analysis, insight, news and entertainment.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,671.99
EBITDA ($mm)
$159.78
EBIT ($mm)
$112.82
Net Income ($mm)
$263.01
Employees
5950
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