Like The Hook channel and related IP

closed 5/1/2020 via Company Press Release

Brave Bison, purchased The Hook channel and related IP from The Hook Group

synopsis: Brave Bison, the social video group, is acquiring certain assets of The Hook Group, an award-winning social marketing and media business. The acquisition includes The Hook channel and related intellectual property, including a number of websites and media channels on Instagram, Facebook and TikTok.
buyer: Brave Bison (AIM:BBSN:$16.26)
Brave Bison is a social video company, specializing in cross-platform video content, connecting global audiences through social media. Its online communities reach over 135 million followers. "
seller: The Hook Group
The acquisition includes The Hook channel and related intellectual property, including a number of websites and media channels on Instagram, Facebook and TikTok. The Hook Group is an award-winning youth-focused social marketing and media business.
price ($mm)
$0.19
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/31/2017 via Market Wire

Vemanti Group, Inc., will acquire Two Group, JSC.

synopsis: Vemanti Group, Inc., a holding company that seeks to be active in technology-driven markets, announced that it will acquire Two Group, JSC (TGJ), an internet technology conglomerate based in HCMC, Vietnam. TGJ's portfolio encompasses several internet-based industries, including e-commerce, local search, social media, and streaming media.
buyer: Vemanti Group, Inc. (OTCPK:VMNT:$0.00)
Vemanti Group, Inc. is a diversified holding corporation that seeks to be active in high-growth, emerging, and technology-driven markets. Their core strengths are in technology development and investment. They plan to grow through M&A by looking for businesses that have start-able products. "
target: Two Group, JSC.
Two Group, JSC is a multi-asset technology conglomerate based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Its portfolio encompasses several internet-based industries, including e-commerce, local search, social media, and streaming media. Its portfolio includes Kay.vn, Diadiem.com, Yume.vn, and 16Plus.vn.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 2/9/2022 via BNC Analysis

Moonbug, purchased Little Angel from Valnet Inc.

synopsis: Moonbug has acquired Little Angel, a network of kids-focused YouTube channels that generate about 1.5 billion views a month. The main Little Angel channel produces animated videos set to nursery rhymes and songs for kids, and has about 27 million subscribers on YouTube.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: Moonbug
Moonbug is a global entertainment company providing fun and safe content for children. Moonbug develops and distributes age-appropriate content that encourages healthy values such as compassion, empathy and resilience, while teaching children fundamental life skills. "
seller parent: Valsoft Corp
seller: Valnet Inc.
Little Angel is a network of kids-focused YouTube channels that generate about 1.5 billion views a month. The main Little Angel channel produces animated videos set to nursery rhymes and songs for kids, and has about 27 million subscribers on YouTube.
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announced 7/24/2013 via Market Watch

Safe Communications, Inc., will acquire Onverse

synopsis: KUBOO, Inc., dba Safe Communications, announced that they have signed a Letter of Agreement with Onverse.com, a virtual world geared towards the tween and teen markets. Onverse, LLC offers an online virtual world where users can create avatar and chat in three dimensional environment.
buyer: Safe Communications, Inc.
Safe Communications provides secure email and web texting service free of charge through its kid's site, MouseMail.com. Parents must register their children and pre-approve all contacts. Any unapproved contacts or inappropriate content will be diverted directly to the parent for further action. "
target: Onverse
Onverse is a "freemium" online virtual world full of fun people and cool things to do. It gives users an online profile, a free virtual home, clothing, furniture, tools and points to get it started. Revenue is generated from mini transactions.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/10/2008 via PR Newswire

Lifetime Entertainment Services, acquired Roiworld.com

synopsis: Lifetime Networks announced a major expansion of its digital division by acquiring Roiworld.com, one of the leading brands in the casual gaming business and the number one dress-up site for teens in Korea.
buyer: Lifetime Entertainment Services
Lifetime Networks, the most powerful media brand targeted to women, is a diverse, multi-media company, committed to offering the highest quality entertainment and informational content that celebrates, entertains and supports women. "
target: Roiworld.com
Roiworld.com, the No. 1 dress-up site for teens in Korea, with plans to assemble the top talent and technology in the game category, launch a new Roiworld.com in the U.S. early next year and create Lifetime Game Studios Korea.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 5/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

OrangeGames BV, acquired Sulake Oy

synopsis: OrangeGames, a Dutch digital content company, acquired a majority stake in Sulake, a Finland-based video game development company, from operator Elisa. Sulake is best known for developing Habbo, a social networking service and online community aimed at teenagers, and a game called Hotel Hideaway, a social avatar world on iOS and Android.
buyer: OrangeGames BV
OrangeGames is a Dutch digital content company. OrangeGames is headquartered in Amsterdam and focuses on advertising, producing games and publishing content on web and mobile. Their video game portfolio includes Governor of Poker and the Youdagames Series. "
target parent: Elisa Oyj
target: Sulake Oy
Based in Finland, Sulake Oy is a video game developer. Sulake is best known for developing Habbo, a social networking service and online community aimed at teenagers, and a game called Hotel Hideaway, a social avatar world on iOS and Android.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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announced 7/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

Viacom Inc., will acquire AwesomenessTV

synopsis: Viacom confirmed it’s acquiring digital media company AwesomenessTV, whose network reaches 158 million subscribers and approximately 300 million monthly views. AwesomenessTV’s studio has put out Emmy-winning content, and has developed a library of over 200 hours of long-form TV series and feature films.
buyer: Viacom Inc. (VIAB:$12,838.00)
Viacom is home to premier global media brands that create compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, apps, games, consumer products, social media and other entertainment content for audiences in more than 160 countries and territories. "
target parent: Comcast Corporation
target: AwesomenessTV
AwesomenessTV is a TV network that reaches 158 million subscribers and approximately 300 million monthly views. AwesomenessTV’s studio has put out Emmy-winning content, and has developed a library of over 200 hours of long-form TV series and feature films.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

DHX Media Ltd., acquired Ellie Sparkles

synopsis: DHX Media Ltd., a leading children’s content and brands company, has acquired a 51% stake in Ellie Sparkles, a YouTube channel that makes kid-friendly content. The channel's content are mainly skits acted out by different popular kids show characters as Ellie Sparkles narrates the storyline.
buyer: DHX Media Ltd. (TSX:DHX.B:$318.42)
DHX Media Ltd. is a leading children’s content and brands company, recognized globally for such high-profile properties as Teletubbies, Yo Gabba Gabba!, Caillou, In the Night Garden, Inspector Gadget, and the multiple award-winning Degrassi franchise. "
target: Ellie Sparkles
Ellie Sparkles is a YouTube channel that makes kid-friendly content and is owned by a lady named Ellie Sparkles. The channel's content are mainly skits acted out by different popular kids show characters as Ellie Sparkles narrates the storyline.
price ($mm)
$3.56*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/1/2013 via PR Newswire

DreamWorks Animation LLC, will acquire AwesomenessTV

synopsis: DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. announced that it has agreed to acquire AwesomenessTV, one of the most subscribed-to teen networks on YouTube. This groundbreaking deal recognizes the growing value of digital content creation and consumption.
buyer: DreamWorks Animation LLC (DWA:$989.92)
DreamWorks Animation creates high-quality entertainment, including CG animated feature films, television specials and series and live entertainment properties, meant for audiences around the world. "
target: AwesomenessTV
Awesomeness TV is one of the most subscribed to video destination for teens on YouTube featuring a broad cross section of series built around pop musicians, A-list athletes, TV personalities and YouTube stars.
price ($mm)
$33
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/1/2020 via Company Press Release

Brave Bison, purchased The Hook channel and related IP from The Hook Group

synopsis: Brave Bison, the social video group, is acquiring certain assets of The Hook Group, an award-winning social marketing and media business. The acquisition includes The Hook channel and related intellectual property, including a number of websites and media channels on Instagram, Facebook and TikTok.
buyer: Brave Bison (AIM:BBSN:$16.26)
Brave Bison is a social video company, specializing in cross-platform video content, connecting global audiences through social media. Its online communities reach over 135 million followers. "
seller: The Hook Group
The acquisition includes The Hook channel and related intellectual property, including a number of websites and media channels on Instagram, Facebook and TikTok. The Hook Group is an award-winning youth-focused social marketing and media business.
price ($mm)
$0.19
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/28/2022 via BNC Analysis

Brave Bison, acquired Best Response Media

synopsis: Brave Bison, a social and digital media company in the UK, has acquired Best Response Media Limited, a Magento eCommerce agency in the UK. Best Response Media aims to help bring eCommerce companies closer to their customers, and drive more sales. They provide services for Magento development, website optimization, SEO, content marketing, and more.
buyer: Brave Bison (AIM:BBSN:$16.26)
Brave Bison is a social video company in the UK. Brave Bison specializes in cross-platform video content, connecting global audiences through social media. Their online communities generates billions of views every month across YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat and TikTok. "
target: Best Response Media
Best Response Media is a leading Magento eCommerce agency in the UK. Best Response Media aims to help bring eCommerce companies closer to their customers, and drive more traffic and sales. They provide services for Magento development, website optimization, SEO, content marketing, and more.
price ($mm)
$1.28
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/1/2020 via Company Press Release

Brave Bison, purchased The Hook channel and related IP from The Hook Group

synopsis: Brave Bison, the social video group, is acquiring certain assets of The Hook Group, an award-winning social marketing and media business. The acquisition includes The Hook channel and related intellectual property, including a number of websites and media channels on Instagram, Facebook and TikTok.
buyer: Brave Bison (AIM:BBSN:$16.26)
Brave Bison is a social video company, specializing in cross-platform video content, connecting global audiences through social media. Its online communities reach over 135 million followers. "
seller: The Hook Group
The acquisition includes The Hook channel and related intellectual property, including a number of websites and media channels on Instagram, Facebook and TikTok. The Hook Group is an award-winning youth-focused social marketing and media business.
price ($mm)
$0.19
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/8/2014 via BNC Analysis

Moontoast, Inc., acquired Spendship

synopsis: Moontoast, the leader in Social Rich Media, has acquired Spendship, a revolutionary mobile-driven affiliate and loyalty platform, to further enhance its product offering, helping brands drive business results and engage with customers. Moontoast’s acquisition of Spendship will help brands deepen fan engagement.
buyer: Moontoast, Inc.
Moontoast is a market leader in social engagement, social commerce, and social analytics. Its digitally distributable marketing applications and patent-pending social analytics facilitate social marketing and help brands drive social engagement and growth, lead generation, and product sales. "
target: Spendship
Spendship is a mobile based affiliate social network helping companies turn their advocates into individual sales people for their brand. Spendship’s marketplace, filled with over 800 unique products (and growing), allows users to promote their favorite products and earn 10% of the sale.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/6/2022 via BNC Analysis

Buyerlink Inc., acquired Skyrocket Media

synopsis: Buyerlink, a leading online marketplace for performance-based marketing, has acquired SkyRocket Media, a marketing firm based in Utah. The acquisition will complement Buyerlink’s portfolio, specifically allowing the business to scale its operations in the real estate sector.
buyer: Buyerlink Inc.
Buyerlink is a leading online auction marketplace for performance-based marketing. Buyerlink's patented technology allows its platform to conduct millions of auctions every month striving to connect consumers to perfectly matched service providers. "
target: Skyrocket Media
Based in Utah, Skyrocket Media is a performance-based marketing agency. Using its web properties, Skyrocket Media delivers millions of potential customers to companies using its internal SEO, Pay-Per-Click, network, direct mail, email and inbound call channels.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/5/2021 via PR Web

Beringer Capital, acquired Perform[cb]

synopsis: Beringer Capital, a leading private equity fund, has acquired Perform[cb] from Centre Lane Partners, a private investment firm. Perform[cb] is a preeminent performance marketing company. Perform[cb]'s network and agency empowers brands to acquire new customers across diverse digital channels on a pay-for-results model.
buyer: Beringer Capital
Beringer Capital is a leading private equity firm investing in digital media and marketing industries. Through a combination of strategic alignments and add-on acquisitions, Beringer Capital partners with founders and management teams to maximize the long-term value of their businesses. "
target parent: Centre Lane Partners, LLC
target: Perform[cb]
Perform[cb] is a preeminent performance marketing company. Perform[cb] provides strategic plans tailored to meet their clients’ specific marketing goals. Their network and agency empowers brands to acquire new customers across diverse digital channels on a pay-for-results model.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/18/2020 via Company Press Release

CMerTV, Inc., acquired relaido, Inc.

synopsis: CMerTV Co., Ltd., a video distribution business giant will acquire Relaido Inc. from Opt Holding Co., Ltd. relaido Ad Exchange is a video ad integrated management solution for managing and maximizing media revenue for all video inventory.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: CMerTV, Inc.
CmerTV is a premium network that delivers video ads to every corner of Japan. Their creative team also provides production services for video ads. "
target parent: OPT, Inc.
target: relaido, Inc.
relaido Ad Exchange is a video ad integrated management solution for managing and maximizing media revenue for all video inventory. It supports various video ad formats such as in-stream/out-stream ads and manages the yield of pure ads/ad networks to maximize publisher revenue.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Silverbullet Data Services Group, acquired Videobeet Italia Srl

synopsis: Silverbullet, the data-smart marketing services company, has acquired independent trade desk Videobeet. Based in Italy, Videobeet is an expert in programmatic advertising with its proprietary technology, BeetleDesk. Videobeet empowers advertisers to reach highly targeted audiences through its technology and premium publisher network.
buyer: Silverbullet Data Services Group
The Silverbullet Data Services Group is a new breed of data-smart marketing services, designed to empower businesses to achieve the hybrid of data services, insight-informed content and programmatic. Silverbullet enables businesses to technically engineer a consumer-centric approach to marketing. "
target: Videobeet Italia Srl
Italy-based Videobeet is an expert in programmatic advertising with its proprietary technology, BeetleDesk. Videobeet empowers advertisers and brands to reach highly targeted audiences through its state of the art technology and its premium publisher network made by the top 50 Italian publishers.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 4/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Mail.Ru LLC, acquired NativeRoll

synopsis: Mail.ru Group acquired 50.83% of the developer of video advertising platform Nativeroll. Nativeroll allows users to place blocks with video ads in four formats within the content on sites of more than 100 premium publishers.
buyer: Mail.Ru LLC (LSE:MAIL:$1,350.66)
Russia's Mail.Ru Group develops Internet communications and entertainment services globally. The company operates Russian language social networks Vkontakte (VK), Odnoklassniki (OK) and Moi Mir (My World), and instant messenger services; Agent Mail.Ru and ICQ. "
target: NativeRoll
Nativeroll is a video advertising platform in premium content that allows users to place blocks with video ads in four formats within the content on sites of more than 100 premium publishers. According to its own data, the monthly audience reach is 75 million users.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/6/2017 via BNC Analysis

Axel Springer SE, acquired Ad Up Technology AG

synopsis: Europe's leading digital publisher Axel Springer has acquired, through its subsidiary Axel Springer Teaser Ad, Ad Up Technology, from Unister, one of the biggest e-commerce companies in Germany. Ad Up Technology specializes in the marketing of online portals and provides native and display advertising services.
buyer: Axel Springer SE (DB:SPR:$3,789.70)
Axel Springer SE is the leading digital publisher in Europe. Through consistent internationalization and digitization, Axel Springer SE is not only German's market leader in the printing business but also through subsidiaries, joint ventures and licenses active in more than 40 countries. "
target parent: Unister
target: Ad Up Technology AG
Ad Up Technology offers technology and services for online marketing and advertising. The company specializes in the marketing of online portals. Ad Up Technology provides native and display advertising services and helps businesses launch campaigns with outstanding results.
price ($mm)
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announced 8/16/2017 via Bloomberg

Cloud Technologies S.A., will acquire OAN sp. z o.o.

synopsis: Cloud Technologies S.A. has entered into a preliminary agreement to acquire OAN sp. z.o.o., a well-established internet advertising company. OAN is a Polish online advertising network that serves direct customers, has good relationships with agencies, and provides network products for publishers.
buyer: Cloud Technologies S.A. (WSE:CLD:$16.18)
Cloud Technologies S.A. is the online advertising leader in the segment of Big Data Cloud Computing in CEE region. The company has unique competencies in optimising advertising campaigns based on Programmatic Buying. "
target: OAN sp. z o.o.
Operating since 2011, OAN sp. z.o.o. has a well-established position in the Internet advertising market. OAN is a Polish online advertising network that serves direct customers, has good relationships with agencies, and provides network products for publishers.
price ($mm)
$0.55
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/2/2017 via Reuters

Gree, Inc., will acquire 3 Minute inc.

synopsis: GREE, the world’s leading Internet company providing mobile content and services, is to acquire 3Minute, a Tokyo-based advertising firm which is engaged in advertising business, media business and commerce business.
buyer: Gree, Inc. (TSE:3632:$703.90)
GREE is the world’s leading Internet company providing mobile content and services, backed by cutting-edge technology. Since it was developed, the GREE social networking service has been spreading its wings, accepting 14 languages, reaching 169 countries and regions. "
target: 3 Minute inc.
3Minute inc. is a Tokyo-based advertising firm which is engaged in advertising business, media business and commerce business. They develop a platform for online video production and management. The company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
price ($mm)
$37
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
9.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

Fork Media Private Limited, acquired Adgebra

synopsis: Ant Farm India-backed digital media company Fork Media has acquired a majority stake in Pune-based ad-tech firm Inuxu Digital Media Technologies. The mixed cash-and-equity deal gives Fork Media 51 per cent equity in Inuxu. Inuxu's multi-device ad platform, Adgebra, collects data from its partner publishers and creates various audience segments.
buyer: Fork Media Private Limited
Fork leverages online, mobile and video platforms to create innovative, turnaround solutions for advertisers and publishers, alike. They create advertiser focused content, craft innovative ad engagements and use data to match audience to brands. "
target: Adgebra
Inuxu was founded with a vision to blend together the Science of ‘Relevance’ and Art of ‘Engagement’ to deliver personalized & interactive ads to the digitally evolved user. Its multi-device ad platform Adgebra collects data from its partner publishers and creates various audience segments.
price ($mm)
$3.00*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/24/2016 via BNC Analysis

Game Lounge Limited, acquired Interclick Limited

synopsis: The leading affiliate network Game Lounge Ltd has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of the respected affiliate company Interclick Limited. Interclick Limited has been active within the German and U.K. markets for 14 years, and Game Lounge acquires more than 40 domains and affiliate accounts through the acquisition.
buyer parent: Cherry AB
buyer: Game Lounge Limited
Game Lounge Limited is a Malta based company working within the I-gaming business. Their goal is to become the largest affiliate in the Scandinavian market offering their visitors the best out of casino experience including the latest promotions, game-reviews, best signup-bonuses and more. "
target: Interclick Limited
Interclick Limited is a respected affiliate marketing company based in the United Kingdom. Interclick Limited has been active within the German and U.K. markets for 14 years, and it has more than 40 domains and affiliate accounts.
price ($mm)
$1.50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/5/2016 via BNC Analysis

Centre Lane Partners, LLC, acquired ClickBooth

synopsis: Centre Lane Partners, a private equity firm focused on making investments in North American middle market companies, has acquired ClickBooth, a recognized online performance advertising leader and one-of-a-kind performance marketing exchange focused on Cost-Per-Action and Cost-Per-Click affiliate marketing.
buyer: Centre Lane Partners, LLC
Centre Lane Partners is a private equity firm focused on making investments in North American middle market companies. Centre Lane targets companies with revenues between $20 and $500 million that have leading market positions and sustainable competitive advantages in their respective niches. "
target: ClickBooth
Clickbooth is a recognized online performance advertising leader and one-of-a-kind performance marketing exchange focused on Cost-Per-Action and Cost-Per-Click affiliate marketing.
price ($mm)
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announced 7/18/2016 via Market Wire

Adstream, will acquire Dubsat pty ltd

synopsis: Adstream, a global provider of creative asset management, delivery and analytics technology, announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Dubsat, an Omnilab Media company. Dubsat is a global advertising content management and delivery company, providing cloud-based solutions to agencies, brands, broadcasters, production houses, and publishers.
buyer: Adstream
Adstream is the world’s leading advertising digital asset management, workflow and distribution company. Adstream provides innovative tools for managing the production process in advertising. They pioneered the delivery of broadcast content via broadband. "
target parent: Omnilab Media
target: Dubsat pty ltd
Dubsat is an international service provider offering media advertising and entertainment content. Dubsat's cutting-edge software and cloud services are closely integrated with its dedicated and ever-expanding international distribution network, helping advertisers meet any media schedule deadline.
price ($mm)
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announced 12/17/2015 via Company Press Release

VS.hu, will acquire Origo Media Group

synopsis: Magyar Telekom signed an agreement to sell its 100% shareholding in Origo Zrt. to New Wave Media Kft. Origo Zrt. is one of Hungary’s leading media companies and has achieved market leadership in several of its business areas through the Origo.hu news portal, the Freemail e-mailing system and the Adnetwork online advertising network.
buyer: VS.hu
VS.hu is a Hungarian news portal launched in November 2013. Their mission is to provide high quality news and analysis and present every important perspective and opinion on every story or case they cover. "
target parent: Deutsche Telekom
target: Origo Media Group
Founded in 1998, Origo Media Group has grown to become one of Hungary’s leading media companies and achieved market leadership in several of its business areas through its business lines such as the Origo.hu news portal, the Freemail e-mailing system and the Adnetwork online advertising network.
price ($mm)
$14
rev ($mm)
$24
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/16/2015 via PR Web

Redirect.com, acquired AdEngage, Inc

synopsis: Redirect.com, the leading provider for domain parking and international redirect solutions, announced that they have acquired AdEngage, an online advertising network that allows advertisers to buy ads and publishers/website owners to sell advertising space on their sites. AdEngage adds a new market of customers and added abilities for Redirect.com.
buyer parent: Media Breakaway, LLC
buyer: Redirect.com
Redirect.com has revolutionized the international redirect industry. With their proprietary geo-targeting system, which monetizes 100% of a website's international traffic, they are one of the leading redirect monetization programs in the industry. "
target: AdEngage, Inc
AdEngage is an online advertising network that allows advertisers to buy ads, and publishers / website owners to sell advertising space on their sites. They have served over 1.2 trillion ads and paid millions in publisher payments. They act as a real-time exchange between advertisers and publishers.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/4/2014 via BusinessWire

LIN Digital Media LLC, acquired Federated Media Publishing

synopsis: LIN Media LLC, a local multimedia company, announced that it has completed its acquisition of the stock of Federated Media Publishing, Inc., the industry-leading digital content and conversational marketing company.
buyer parent: LIN Media
buyer: LIN Digital Media LLC
LIN Digital creates highly customized and effective digital marketing campaigns for some of the nation’s most respected agencies and brands. LIN Digital empowers agencies, captures the attention of target audiences and delivers results. "
target: Federated Media Publishing
Federated Media Publishing (FMP) powers the Independent Web. FMP believes that the majority of meaningful engagements across digital media occur via high-quality independent sites and services.
price ($mm)
$19
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/17/2012 via BNC Analysis

Transcontinental Media, acquired Redux Media

synopsis: TC Media is pleased to announce it has completed the acquisition of a majority stake in Redux Media, a leading online advertising network. Redux Media manages mass online display inventory, optimizing it into custom-targeted and brand-safe advertising channels.
buyer parent: Transcontinental Inc.
buyer: Transcontinental Media
Transcontinental Media is the country’s leading publisher of consumer magazines and of French-language educational resources as well as being the largest publisher of community newspapers in Eastern Canada. "
target: Redux Media
Redux Media is a leading online advertising network. Redux Media manages mass online display inventory, optimizing it into custom-targeted and brand-safe advertising channels.
price ($mm)
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announced 4/17/2012 via Yahoo, Inc.

Omnicom Group Inc., will acquire DGM Asia Pacific Pte Limited

synopsis: Flow Digital Pte Limited, a subsidiary of Omnicom Group Inc., agreed to acquire all assets of DGM Asia Pacific Pte Limited £0.16 million. DGM Asia Pacific Pte is a leading performance-based online marketing and technology company. They deliver multi-channel and stand-alone solutions across the digital marketing spectrum.
buyer: Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC:$13,962.10)
Omnicom Group Inc. is a global advertising and marketing communications services company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services. "
target parent: Asia Digital Holdings plc
target: DGM Asia Pacific Pte Limited
DGM Asia Pacific Pte Limited provides internet-marketing services and delivers leads and sales for advertisers. The company's delivery channels include an affiliate network and search engine marketing. The company was incorporated in 2007 and is based in Singapore.
price ($mm)
$0.21
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.1x
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/5/2012 via Company Press Release

Tyroo Media Pvt. Ltd., will acquire DGM India Internet Marketing Pvt Ltd.

synopsis: Tyroo, a SVG company, and Anurag Gupta, the founder, promoter and Managing Director of DGM India, announced the acquisition of DGM India, the first affiliate network in India and among the leading ad networks in the country.
buyer: Tyroo Media Pvt. Ltd.
Tyroo was started in 2007 and is India's leading digital media company that reaches more than 22 million unique users in the country, representing more than 50 percent reach of India’s Internet users. It is represented by its businesses Tyroo Direct and Tyroo Audience. "
target parent: Asia Digital Holdings plc
target: DGM India Internet Marketing Pvt Ltd.
DGM India Internet Marketing's principal activity is the provision of online marketing services through the mediums of performance based marketing, search engine positioning, optimisation and marketing services, including the provision of competitive intelligence gathering services.
price ($mm)
$0.65*
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
2.5x
closed 3/20/2006 via

Technology Crossover Ventures, purchased a minority stake in AdKnowledge

synopsis: Adknowledge, Inc., a technology firm focused on helping small businesses better market to online consumers, announced today that it has sold a minority ownership interest to Technology Crossover Ventures for $48 million. As part of the investment in Adknowledge, two TCV partners, Henry Feinberg and Will Griffith, will join the Adknowledge board.
buyer: Technology Crossover Ventures
Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV), founded in 1995, is a leading provider of growth capital to technology companies, providing funds to expansion, late-stage private, and public companies. "
target: AdKnowledge
Through Cubics.com, Adknowledge provides a social advertising platform that is used by thousands of applications developers to monetize their user base. Adknowledge has grown to become the largest social advertising network, displaying more than 10 billion ads a month on social applications.
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Ticker: AIM:BBSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brave Bison
Brave Bison
Brave Bison is a social video company, specializing in cross-platform video content, connecting global audiences through social media. Its online communities reach over 135 million followers.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$16.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.97
EBIT ($mm)
($0.65)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
40
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Ticker: DB:SAX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ströer Media
Ströer Media
Ströer Media is a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, and offers its advertising customers individualized and fully integrated premium communications solutions. In the field of digital media, Ströer is setting new standards for innovation and quality in Europe.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,814.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$355.43
EBIT ($mm)
$192.91
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
12514
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Ticker: DMS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digital Media Solutions
Digital Media Solutions
Digital Media Solutions (DMS) is the largest single entry point for scalable and reliable people-based marketing solutions. DMS deploys a robust database of consumer intelligence and leverages massive proprietary media distribution to provide meaningful, insightful customer acquisition campaigns.
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2021
rev ($mm)
$427.94
EBITDA ($mm)
$32.47
EBIT ($mm)
$12.57
Net Income ($mm)
$2.20
Employees
580
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Ticker: TSE:6535
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
i-mobile Co., Ltd. (Advertising)
i-mobile is the leading Japanese independent ad network in internet advertising. i-mobile ad network helps to bring advertisers and media together. Their platform has high transparency, and is operated by experienced professionals to help ensure both sides of their customers are matched perfectly.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$137.97
EBITDA ($mm)
$22.21
EBIT ($mm)
$20.76
Net Income ($mm)
$13.54
Employees
178
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Ticker: ASX:TMP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tech Mpire Limited
Tech Mpire Limited
Tech Mpire is a rapidly growing performance-based online and mobile marketing solutions provider with reach to consumers in over 200 countries. Mpire offers advertisers a scalable solution to gain consumer acquisitions on a strict performance basis.
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2017
rev ($mm)
$23.89
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.30)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.36)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:6573
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agile Media Network Inc.
Agile Media Network Inc.
Based in Japan, Agile Media Network Co., Ltd. (AMN) is developing a business to support conversation and communication between fans and companies/brands. Through the Ambassador Program ® and the CATAPULT platform, they promote product/service marketing activities with fan.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$7.53
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.57)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
72
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Ticker: OTCPK:BMTM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bright Mountain Acquisition Corporation
Bright Mountain Acquisition Corporation
Bright Mountain Acquisition Corporation is dedicated to providing “those that keep us safe” places to go online where they can do everything from stay current on news and events affecting them to look for jobs, share information, communicate with the public and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$7.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.94)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.64)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
14
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Ticker: CSSE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment
Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment is a media company building online video-on-demand (“VOD”) networks that provide positive and entertaining video content for all screens. They also curate, produce and distribute long- and short-form video content that brings out the best of the human spirit.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$110.40
EBITDA ($mm)
($38.67)
EBIT ($mm)
($46.08)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: A214270
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Futurestream Networks Co., Ltd.
Futurestream Networks (FSN) provides South Korea's largest mobile advertising network. They offer a variety of targeting options to help clients reach their target audience and achieve their campaign goals.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$30.56
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.34
EBIT ($mm)
$0.07
Net Income ($mm)
$0.28
Employees
0
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ADUX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AdUX
AdUX
Based in France, AdUX is a European specialist in digital advertising and user experience. The company builds technological tools and advertising products that reconcile efficient advertising and respect for the user.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$28.01
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.29)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.69)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
127
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Ticker: BIT:TB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Triboo S.p.A.
Triboo S.p.A.
Triboo, public company listed on AIM, is the Digital Transformation Factory that supports clients in developing & managing their digital activities worldwide. Triboo is the "one stop solution" able to foster the digital trasformation process for its clients, through an integrated offer of services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$75.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.26
EBIT ($mm)
$2.15
Net Income ($mm)
$1.97
Employees
1
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Ticker: OM:SPEQT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Speqta AB
Speqta AB
Speqta is a performance marketing company in Sweden. Speqta is a digital media house that owns and operates a leading international advertising network as well as several digital products and services within the performance-based marketing of e-commerce stores.
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2019
rev ($mm)
$10.29
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.91
EBIT ($mm)
$0.30
Net Income ($mm)
$0.03
Employees
0
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Ticker: JASDAQ:6175
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Net Marketing Co., Ltd.
Net Marketing Co., Ltd.
Net Marketing Co.,Ltd. is a Japan-based company that provides affiliate advertising services to various businesses. The company also provides an online matchmaking and dating service through their Omiai mobile app.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$79.05
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$2.46
Net Income ($mm)
$1.58
Employees
98
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Ticker: NSEI:SILLYMONKS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silly Monks Entertainment Ltd.
Silly Monks Entertainment Ltd.
Silly Monks is a digital media entertainment firm in India. Silly Monks creates interesting and innovative content, including videos, music, and movie based entertainment. Silly Monks is also one of the largest YouTube multi channel networks in India.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.24
EBIT ($mm)
$0.22
Net Income ($mm)
$0.21
Employees
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Ticker: BSE:543280
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nazara Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Nazara Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Nazara is a well established mobile content platform provider and games publisher with HQ's in India and Offices in Dubai, London, Africa & Singapore. They specialize in bringing branded properties to the mobile consumers in the most effective way, maximizing revenues as well as promoting brands.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$69.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.12
EBIT ($mm)
$7.89
Net Income ($mm)
$3.74
Employees
83
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