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closed 7/16/2020 via PR Web

The Abbi Agency, acquired Made by Chance

synopsis: The Abbi Agency, an integrated creative, digital and public relations agency, has acquired Made by Chance, a digital agency in the UK. Made by Chance provides website and app development, digital design, branding, marketing and an array of videography, illustration and animation services.
buyer: The Abbi Agency
The Abbi Agency is an integrated creative, digital and public relations agency. The Abbi Agency works extensively in the travel and tourism industry. The agency creates provocative brand communications that solve problems and build relationships. "
target: Made by Chance
Made by Chance is a digital agency in the UK. Made by Chance provides website and app development, digital design, branding, marketing and an array of videography, illustration and animation services.
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closed 9/17/2020 via BusinessWire

Havas, acquired Camp + King

synopsis: Havas Group, one of the world’s largest global communications groups, announced it has acquired a majority stake in Camp + King, an award-winning independent creative agency that combines brand storytelling with expertise in digital, social and content development.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: Havas (ENXTPA:HAV:$2,703.63)
Based in France, Havas is one of the world’s largest global communications groups. Havas has a fully integrated model through its Havas Villages around the world. In these Villages, creative, media and healthcare & wellness teams work together, ensuring agility and seamless experiences for clients. "
target: Camp + King
Camp + King is an advertising agency with offices in San Francisco and Chicago. Founded in 2011, they combine brand storytelling with expertise in digital, social and content development.
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closed 9/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Paprika Global Pte Ltd merged with Huntington Communications,

synopsis: Public relations agency Huntington Communications and creative agency Paprika Global have merged to form Distilleri, an independent strategic communications consultancy. Both agencies are uniting to form a stronger suite of communication solutions as the marketing and media landscapes are becoming more fragmented.
buyer: Huntington Communications
Huntington Communications is a public relations and crisis communications agency that works with global leaders as well as Singapore-based companies to manage reputation and shape opinions. They also specialize in event management, digital and social strategy, branding, media relations and more. "
target: Paprika Global Pte Ltd
Paprika is a fully integrated communications agency established since 2000. They provide a full suite of offerings spanning the following– Strategy, Creative, Digital, Social Networking, Relationship Management and Media Services.
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closed 9/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

TEKenable, acquired Greenfinch Technology

synopsis: TEKenable, an Irish technology company, has acquired Greenfinch Technology, a software development company in Ireland. Greenfinch specialises in developing cloud solutions, mobile apps and web apps. They also provide healthcare software development services for creating medical apps classified as Software as a Medical Device (SaMD).
buyer: TEKenable
TEKenable is an Irish technology company that combines modern technologies with legacy systems to deliver digital evolution. TEKenable offers services for low code platforms, cloud computing, consulting & custom development, artificial intelligence, and cyber security. "
target: Greenfinch Technology
Greenfinch Technology is a software development company in Ireland. Greenfinch specialises in developing cloud solutions, mobile apps and web apps. They also provide healthcare software development services for creating medical apps classified as Software as a Medical Device (SaMD).
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closed 9/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Bastion Rare, acquired Cyndica Labs

synopsis: Independent Australian agency Bastion Collective has grown during COVID-19 by acquiring a US agency to expand its operations in the region. Digital transformation and eCommerce agency, Cyndica Labs will merge into Bastion’s US digital agency, Bastion Rare.
buyer parent: Bastion Collective
buyer: Bastion Rare
Bastion Rare provides custom web, mobile, and digital marketing services for companies looking for a competitive advantage in their industry. Bastion Rare heads up the US digital division of Bastion Collective, a global marketing and communications group with offices in Australia, USA and China. "
target: Cyndica Labs
Cyndica Labs is a full service agency that brings together a unique blend of specialists to solve business challenges. From website design, eCommerce, app development, branding and advertising; they're equipped to deliver results. Cyndica Labs is based in Irvine, CA.
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closed 8/31/2020 via PR Newswire

Schafer Condon Carter, Inc., acquired TimeZoneOne

synopsis: Schafer Condon Carter (SCC) has acquired 100 percent of the operations of TimeZoneOne (TZO), a multi-faceted PR and digital agency. The acquisition marks another step forward in SCC's growth journey to better serve its clients through data-driven human insights paired with inventive creativity.
buyer: Schafer Condon Carter, Inc.
SCC is a digitally driven, full-service creative agency that builds brands and businesses through data-driven human insights and powerful brand ideas. SCC works with Kellogg's, Danone, the Chicago Cubs, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Casey's General Stores, and First Midwest Bank, among others. "
target: TimeZoneOne
TimeZoneOne integrates brand building, public relations, website development, digital marketing, social media management, content creation, and experiential activations. This integrated approach delivers more effective communications, stronger results, and better ROI.
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closed 8/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Altar Group, acquired Ginger PR Ltd

synopsis: Dundee-based design and digital group ALTAR Group has acquired Ginger PR, a boutique PR agency in the UK. The acquisition of Ginger PR significantly enhances the ALTAR Group's content creation and marketing output and allows the company to offer the perfect mix of on and offline marketing activity.
buyer: Altar Group
UK-based ALTAR Group is a Marketing led suite of Design, Digital, Research, and Communications Consultancies. Comprising four specialist agencies, ALTAR takes a collaborative approach to every project brief and client relationship resulting in deliverables that generate tangible business results. "
target: Ginger PR Ltd
UK-based Ginger is a boutique PR agency with a proven track record at raising the profile of its clients. Ginger provides a variety of services for its clients, including media relations (press, online articles, radio interviews), graphic and web design, social media management, and copywriting.
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announced 8/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

Spirit Telecom, will acquire Reliance Technology

synopsis: Spirit Telecom, an Australian telecommunication services company, will acquire Reliance Technology, an information and communication technology firm in Australia. Reliance Technology helps their clients to implement products and services that best match their needs. Their services include network management, web design, telecommunications and more.
buyer: Spirit Telecom (ASX:ST1:$25.18)
Spirit Telecom is an Australian telecommunication services company. Spirit provides Australians with fast wireless Internet. The company also provides managed IT services and cloud-based solutions that ensures Australian businesses have the support they need to work and grow. "
target: Reliance Technology
Reliance Technology is an information and communication technology firm in Australia. Reliance Technology helps their clients to implement products and services that best match their needs. Their services include network management, web design, telecommunications, and more.
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$5.95
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$9
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closed 8/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

Oxygen Public Relations srl, acquired Frank Group

synopsis: Oxygen, an integrated communications agency in Romania, has acquired Frank Group, an independent digital advertising agency in Romania. Frank provides a wide range of communication solutions to help their clients forge sustainable and meaningful relationships with their customers. Their services include social media, web design and app development.
buyer: Oxygen Public Relations srl
Oxygen is an integrated communications agency in Romania that aims to help brands and businesses grow sustainably. Oxygen delivers business and communication solutions to help their clients achieve their goals. Their services include public relations, branding, social media and consumer engagement. "
target: Frank Group
Frank Group is an independent digital advertising agency in Romania. Frank provides a wide range of communication solutions to help their clients forge sustainable and meaningful relationships with their customers. Their services include social media, web design and app development.
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closed 8/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

WPP AUNZ Limited, acquired Meerkats

synopsis: WPP AUNZ, the leading creative transformation agency in Australia, New Zealand and Asia, has acquired Western Australian-based digital and creative business solutions company Meerkats. Meerkats specializes in branding, planning, marketing and creativity.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: WPP AUNZ Limited (ASX:SGN:$605.03)
WPP AUNZ is the leading creative transformation agency in Australia, New Zealand and Asia, comprising nearly 5,000 people working across 60+ companies, in over 120 offices across the region. "
target: Meerkats
Meerkats is a creative agency based in Perth, Australia that specializes in branding, planning, marketing and creativity.
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closed 8/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

Palomino, acquired General Centre for Internet Services

synopsis: Palomino Inc., a global leader in cloud-based software development and web application management services, has acquired General Centre for Internet Services (GCIS), a Canadian provider of office and data center services. GCIS offers connectivity, hosting, telephony, data center, digital marketing and web design services through its various brands.
buyer: Palomino
Palomino is a global leader in cloud-based software development and web application management services. Palomino offers secure and powerful cloud hosting services. Their WebPal Cloud Server is an award-winning content management solution for websites and documents. "
target: General Centre for Internet Services
General Centre for Internet Services (GCIS) is a Canadian provider of office and data center services. GCIS offers connectivity, hosting, telephony, data center, digital marketing, and web design services through its various brands. Their brands include VivosWeb, Just Hosting, SupportGuru and more.
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closed 8/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

Izertis S.L., acquired Solid GEAR

synopsis: Izertis, a Spain-based technology consulting firm that supports businesses in their digital transformation processes, has acquired Solid GEAR Projects, a Spanish company that specializes in developing mobile applications. Solid GEAR provides mobility software development and consulting services to help businesses increase their productivity.
buyer: Izertis S.L. (BME:IZER:$56.35)
Izertis is a Spain-based technology consulting firm that supports businesses in their digital transformation processes. Izertis offers a portfolio of technological and methodological skills with experience in environments such as AI, digital experience, devops, cloud, cybersecurity, and more. "
target: Solid GEAR
Solid GEAR is a Spanish company that specializes in developing mobile applications. Solid GEAR provides mobility software development and consulting services to help businesses increase their productivity. Their team covers multi-platform development expertise in mobile and web technologies.
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closed 7/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

JSAcreative merged with The Red Republic,

synopsis: JSAcreative has merged with The Red Republic, a leading consumer communications agency in Australia. JSAcreative is an independent full-service creative agency in Australia. JSAcreative creates engaging brand experiences and integrated campaigns to help their clients create and re-imagine their brands.
buyer parent: McCann Australia
buyer: The Red Republic
The Red Republic is a leading consumer communications agency in Australia. The Red Republic creates unique campaigns and brand solutions to help bring brands to life. The agency specialises in public relations, social media management, influencer management, events, brand activations, and more. "
target: JSAcreative
JSAcreative is an independent full-service creative agency in Australia. JSAcreative creates engaging brand experiences and integrated campaigns to help their clients create and re-imagine their brands. Their services include strategy, creative, brand, digital, and design.
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closed 7/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ruder Finn, Inc., acquired Osmosis Films

synopsis: Brooklyn-based Osmosis is a full-service creative strategy and production studio that specializes in film, animation and interactive media. In announcing the acquisition, Ruder Finn said adding the studio’s capabilities elevates the agency’s standing as a global video communications firm.
buyer: Ruder Finn, Inc.
Ruder Finn is one of the largest independent global communications and creative agencies with headquarters in the US and China. It is organized around four strategic pillars that reflect its key areas of leadership: Health & Wellness, Corporate & Public Trust, Global Connectivity, and Life & Style. "
target: Osmosis Films
Osmosis excels at discovering, developing, and communicating narratives to the audiences businesses need to reach. Osmosis helps establish brands, grow business, communicate values, and share ideas that will change the world.
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closed 7/20/2020 via PR Newswire

Eze Castle Integration, Inc., acquired AlphaserveTechnologies

synopsis: Eze Castle Integration, a global managed service provider, has acquired Alphaserve Technologies, a global provider of managed infrastructure and digital IT services to clients in the financial and professional services verticals. Alphaserve's offering focuses on emerging technology solutions, including security, automation, and infrastructure.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Eze Castle Integration, Inc.
Eze Castle Integration is a global managed service provider. Eze Castle delivers complete cloud solutions, premier IT services and cybersecurity protections to hedge funds, private equity, asset + investment management and other technology driven industries. "
target: AlphaserveTechnologies
Alphaserve Technologies is a global provider of managed infrastructure and digital IT services to clients in the financial and professional services verticals. Alphaserve's offering focuses on emerging technology solutions, including security, automation, app development and infrastructure.
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closed 7/8/2020 via PR Web

modop, acquired Sage Agency

synopsis: Mod Op, a marketing communications agency with offices across the U.S. and an office in Latin America, has acquired Kansas City-based integrated marketing communications firm Sage Communications. The acquisition expands the agency’s geographical presence in the Midwest while also adding a new Fortune 100 client.
buyer: modop
Mod Op is a full-service agency focused on using the right methods to help its clients capitalize on their opportunities. Mod Op services for both B2C and B2B markets include brand strategy, advertising, digital marketing, and public relations. "
target: Sage Agency
Sage is a creative marketing agency specializing in branding, strategy, advertising, PR, social media, events, and messaging. Sage is is a women-owned business and holds a Women’s Business Enterprise certificate in Missouri, Kansas City, and from the Women’s Business Exchange National Council.
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closed 7/8/2020 via PR Newswire

Business Network International, acquired Scion Social

synopsis: Business Network International (BNI), the world’s largest and most successful business networking organization, has acquired Scion Social (Scion), an award-winning digital marketing agency in India. Scion specializes in digital marketing strategy, social media presence, website development and communications.
buyer: Business Network International
Business Network International (BNI) is the world’s largest and most successful business networking organization. BNI’s business networking platform enables BNI members to develop long lasting relationships with like-minded business professionals and create opportunities through referral marketing. "
target: Scion Social
Scion Social is a digital marketing agency in India. Scion specializes in digital marketing strategy, social media presence, website development and communications. The agency builds, manages, and enhances their client's social reputation to help them better connect with their audience.
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closed 7/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Richard Curtis, purchased Australian Operations from Future Brand

synopsis: Futurebrand Australia CEO Richard Curtis has acquired the company’s Australian operations from Interpublic Group. FutureBrand is the creative future company; a global brand and innovation company. Through traditional branding skills and foresight, they help companies create the future for their brands and businesses.
buyer: Richard Curtis
Richard Curtis is the CEO of FutureBrand, Australia, a global branding agency. "
seller parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
seller: Future Brand
The acquisition includes the Australian operations of Futurebrand. FutureBrand is the creative future company; a global brand and innovation company. Through traditional branding skills and foresight, they help companies create the future for their brands and businesses.
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closed 7/2/2020 via Company Press Release

Zeal Media Limited, acquired Appmetrix Ltd.

synopsis: UK-based Zeal, a digital and creative agency, has acquired bespoke tech firm Appmetrix boosting innovation and promoting growth. Headquartered in Leeds, Appmetrix works with early-stage companies and specialises in creating innovative digital platforms through web and mobile development.
buyer: Zeal Media Limited
UK-based Zeal is a full service digital and creative agency that works with clients to build and grow a strong digital presence. Zeal covers all aspects of a client's digital presence, including brand development, designing and transforming websites, promotion, and content marketing. "
target: Appmetrix Ltd.
Appmetrix is a software development company based in Leeds. They specialise in developing bespoke applications and building brand new technology platforms for early stage companies. The company's team is proficient in mobile application and web development using Node.js, React, and React Native.
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closed 6/29/2020 via PR Web

CloudAccess.net, LLC, acquired Miller Media

synopsis: CloudAccess, a leading Wordpress and Joomla cloud hosting provider, has acquired Miller Media, a digital agency that specializes in web development and search engine marketing. Miller Media connects clients with customers in a meaningful way that promotes conversion and sales. They offer services for web design, SEO, social media, and more.
buyer parent: Cloud Equity Group, LLC
buyer: CloudAccess.net, LLC
CloudAccess.net is the premiere hosting and support platform for the Joomla and WordPress content management systems. The company developed and exclusive rights to the Cloud Control Panel (CCP), a custom built application management portal that is setting new standards within the hosting industry. "
target: Miller Media
Miller Media is a full-service digital agency that specializes in web development and search engine marketing. Miller Media connects clients with customers in a meaningful way that promotes conversion and sales. They offer services for web design, SEO, social media marketing, and PPC marketing.
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closed 7/16/2020 via PR Web

The Abbi Agency, acquired Made by Chance

synopsis: The Abbi Agency, an integrated creative, digital and public relations agency, has acquired Made by Chance, a digital agency in the UK. Made by Chance provides website and app development, digital design, branding, marketing and an array of videography, illustration and animation services.
buyer: The Abbi Agency
The Abbi Agency is an integrated creative, digital and public relations agency. The Abbi Agency works extensively in the travel and tourism industry. The agency creates provocative brand communications that solve problems and build relationships. "
target: Made by Chance
Made by Chance is a digital agency in the UK. Made by Chance provides website and app development, digital design, branding, marketing and an array of videography, illustration and animation services.
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closed 7/16/2020 via PR Web

The Abbi Agency, acquired Made by Chance

synopsis: The Abbi Agency, an integrated creative, digital and public relations agency, has acquired Made by Chance, a digital agency in the UK. Made by Chance provides website and app development, digital design, branding, marketing and an array of videography, illustration and animation services.
buyer: The Abbi Agency
The Abbi Agency is an integrated creative, digital and public relations agency. The Abbi Agency works extensively in the travel and tourism industry. The agency creates provocative brand communications that solve problems and build relationships. "
target: Made by Chance
Made by Chance is a digital agency in the UK. Made by Chance provides website and app development, digital design, branding, marketing and an array of videography, illustration and animation services.
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closed 9/16/2013 via Company Press Release

Boost Creative Services merged with The Abbi Agency,

synopsis: The Abbi Agency is merging with Boost Creative Services.The new company will be called The Abbi Agency Powered by Boost. Boost Creative Services offers digital services, print marketing services, and format printing services, while the Abbi Agency offers public relations as well as social media and marketing services.
buyer: The Abbi Agency
The Abbi Agency offers public relations as well as social media and marketing services. "
target: Boost Creative Services
Boost Creative Services specializes in visual aesthetics and fresh concepts and offers digital services, print marketing services, and format printing services.
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closed 6/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

KBC PR & Marketing, acquired KBC PR & Marketing

synopsis: KBC PR & Marketing has undergone a management buyout, led by managing director Chris Woodbridge-Cox. KBC is a specialist in travel and tourism public relations, marketing and sales representation. They offer retainer and project services to a range of clients within the travel industry, from hotels to airlines, destinations to tour operators.
buyer: KBC PR & Marketing
KBC is a specialist in travel and tourism public relations, marketing and sales representation. Established for more than 20 years, they offer retainer and project services to a range of clients within the travel industry, from hotels to airlines, destinations to tour operators. "
target: KBC PR & Marketing
KBC is a specialist in travel and tourism public relations, marketing and sales representation. Established for more than 20 years, they offer retainer and project services to a range of clients within the travel industry, from hotels to airlines, destinations to tour operators.
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closed 4/24/2019 via Company Press Release

Zapwater Communications, Inc., acquired Cheryl Andrews Marketing Communications

synopsis: Zapwater Communications, an award-winning integrated communications agency specializing in lifestyle brands, announced it has acquired Cheryl Andrews Marketing Communications, a Miami-based leader in travel and luxury public relations.
buyer: Zapwater Communications, Inc.
Zapwater is an award-winning public relations agency specializing in lifestyle brands. They offer services in Consumer Services and Products, Design and Real Estate, Fashion, Beauty & Retail, Hospitality and Travel and Destination. "
target: Cheryl Andrews Marketing Communications
Cheryl Andrews Marketing Communications (CAMC) is South Florida’s largest public relations firm specializing in the travel and tourism, hospitality and luxury lifestyle markets.
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closed 1/9/2019 via PR Newswire

Finn Partners, acquired CatchOn & Company Limited

synopsis: Global marketing and communications firm, Finn Partners, announced it has acquired a majority stake in CatchOn & Company Limited, a strategic marketing communications consultancy specializing in leisure, lifestyle and travel.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners has become one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world. The full-service marketing and communications company's record setting pace is a result of organic growth and integrating new companies and new people into the FINN world. "
target: CatchOn & Company Limited
Based in Hong Kong, CatchOn & Company Limited is a strategic marketing communications consultancy specializing in leisure, lifestyle and travel. Their range of services includes innovation ideation, brand communication, market insight & research, PR & media relations, and digital media strategies.
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closed 10/31/2018 via PR Newswire

Finn Partners, acquired Missy Farren & Associates

synopsis: Global marketing and communications firm, Finn Partners, announced it has acquired Missy Farren & Associates, Ltd. (MFA). Since 1994, Missy Farren & Associates has been delivering dynamic PR, digital and marketing communication success to brands, organizations and people that they believe in and admire. They are based out of New York.
buyer: Finn Partners
Founded on the core principles of innovation and collaborative partnership, Finn Partners is one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world. The full-service marketing and communications company focuses on organic growth and integrating new companies. "
target: Missy Farren & Associates
Since 1994, Missy Farren & Associates has been delivering dynamic PR, digital and marketing communication success to brands, organizations and people that they believe in and admire. They are based out of New York.
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closed 5/17/2017 via BNC Analysis

SilverNeedle Hospitality Group, acquired Brand Karma

synopsis: SilverNeedle Hospitality Group announces the acquisition of the internationally acclaimed new media marketing agency, Brand Karma, a pioneer in building brand experiences through social media, creative storytelling, digital marketing and immersive virtual reality.
buyer: SilverNeedle Hospitality Group
SilverNeedle Hospitality Group is the parent company of Next Hotels, Brand Karma and Virsa. SilverNeedle Hospitality Group is an integrated hospitality management, marketing, design, franchising, investment and development company, headquartered in Singapore. "
target: Brand Karma
Brand Karma is a new media marketing agency that builds brands through virtual reality experiences, digital-marketing and creative storytelling. Past clients include Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, Accor Hotels, IHG, Marriott, Tourism Australia, Gap Inc., Honeywell, and Lincoln Motor Company.
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closed 10/12/2016 via PR Newswire

Delucchi Plus merged with Streetsense,

synopsis: Streetsense and Delucchi Plus are pleased to announce that Delucchi Plus, a digital communications and services firm, is joining Streetsense's uncommon collective, Washington DC's largest and most significant collection of creative talent. The companies have a shared vision to create stronger and deeper experiences for clients and their customers.
buyer: Streetsense
Founded in 2002, Streetsense is an experience-focused strategy and design collective. As experts in the real estate, retail, and hospitality industries, they create brands people love and places people love to be. The company is headquartered at Bethesda, MD with offices at Washington, DC. "
target: Delucchi Plus
Delucchi Plus is a strategic digital communications and marketing services company. Delucchi Plus core services include research, media and insights, brand strategy, creative and content, digital marketing, and public relations.
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closed 3/11/2014 via PR Newswire

Delucchi Holdings, LLC, acquired eBrains, Inc.

synopsis: Delucchi Holdings, LLC, a Washington, D.C.–based strategic digital communications and marketing services company, announced the acquisition of eBrainsInc., a digital media company that specializes in a guaranteed solution to bring visitors to destinations in the travel and tourism industry.
buyer: Delucchi Holdings, LLC
Delucchi Holdings is a strategic digital communications and marketing services company. Delucchi Plus core services include research, media and insights, brand strategy, creative and content, digital marketing, and public relations. "
target: eBrains, Inc.
eBrains creates digital solutions for Travel and Tourism clients that track engagement from the first impression to purchase, connect to consumers logically and emotionally, craft and track the right engagement path to secure the best digital solution.
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closed 3/4/2020 via PR Web

Ellipses merged with af&co.,

synopsis: Ellipses has merged with af&co., an innovative lifestyle marketing and media relations firm. Ellipses is an integrated communications agency with a passion for exquisite food, beverage and travel. Ellipses' PR and social media experts deliver highly personalized plans to their clients to help them deliver the right message at the right time.
buyer: af&co.
af&co. is an innovative lifestyle marketing and media relations firm. af&co. provides a unique blend of expertise in marketing, public relations and creative services. The firm has developed and launched concepts for over 100 restaurants and hotels. "
target: Ellipses
Ellipses is an integrated communications agency with a passion for exquisite food, beverage and travel. Ellipses' PR and social media experts deliver highly personalized plans to their clients to help them deliver the right message at the right time on the right platform.
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closed 2/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

BranchUp, acquired Travelwatch Inc

synopsis: BranchUp, a Canadian provider of free Facebook marketing for Travel Agents, has acquired Travelwatch, a Canadian provider of electronic content and distribution services to the travel industry. Travelwatch creates email newsletters and manages social media pages to help generate word-of-mouth referrals and new business for their clients.
buyer: BranchUp
BranchUp is a Canadian provider of free Facebook marketing for Travel Agents. BranchUp's curated social media marketing simultaneously connects leading travel companies, travel agents, and their customers through their proprietary software and engaging creative content. "
target: Travelwatch Inc
Travelwatch is a Canadian provider of electronic content and distribution services to the travel industry. Travelwatch creates email newsletters and manages social media pages to help generate word-of-mouth referrals and new business for their clients.
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closed 11/16/2017 via PR Newswire

Sojern, acquired Adphorus

synopsis: Sojern, the global demand engine for reaching travelers, announced it has acquired Facebook & Instagram Marketing Partner (FMP) Adphorus, the leading FMP specializing in custom advertising solutions for travel brands.
buyer: Sojern
Specializing in traveler path-to-purchase data for over a decade, Sojern is travel's direct demand engine for thousands of brands—from global enterprises to boutique operators—across the hotel, airline, cruise, transportation, tourism industries and more. "
target: Adphorus
Adphorus is a travel marketing science company that provides travel brands around the globe with the tools and the know-how to scale their revenues through a scientific approach to travel advertising on Facebook and Instagram.
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closed 8/9/2017 via PR Web

6S Marketing, acquired Motive Communications

synopsis: Digital agency 6S Marketing has acquired social media agency Motive Communications. Motive’s founder, Mitchell Fawcett, joins the 6S Marketing team as VP Partnerships & Social Strategy. With this acquisition, 6S will now offer an advanced suite of social media services, rounding out a comprehensive digital marketing offering.
buyer: 6S Marketing
6S Marketing is a leading digital agency in New York, Vancouver, and Toronto that transforms businesses for the digital age. 6S focuses on emergent tactics such as marketing automation, social media and content strategy, online media buying, programmatic advertising, and multi-lingual campaigns. "
target: Motive Communications
Motive Communications, based in Vancouver, BC, offers social media services to clients in a wide array of industries including tourism, hospitality, fashion, beauty, health, and education. The agency operates with a team of contractors based locally, as well as in Toronto, New York, and Seattle.
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closed 6/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Travelling Connect B.V., acquired DealBroker BV

synopsis: Travelling Connect announced the acquisition of DealBroker. DealBroker offers support services with contextual information for travel-related companies such as airlines, travel agents and mobile providers. Users of the DealBroker platform receive information and offers while travelling, based on their location.
buyer: Travelling Connect B.V.
Travelling Connect is the first global rewarding program with a focus on roaming customers. Travelling Connect also has its own one stop travel mobile app. It finds solutions to all mobile travel needs, from earning miles while roaming, booking a hotel or renting a car to finding local deals. "
target: DealBroker BV
DealBroker is a travel technology company serving the global travel and tourism industry. DealBroker increases brand awareness, brand loyalty and ancillary revenue on existing bookings by automatically sending targeted offers to travellers at the right moment and through the most effective channel.
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closed 4/10/2019 via Company Press Release

MMGY Global, Inc, acquired Digital Spring Ltd

synopsis: MMGY Global, an integrated marketing firm focused on the needs of the travel, hospitality and entertainment industries, has acquired Digital Spring, a UK-based digital advertising, content, and creative solutions agency that specializes in travel and tourism brands. Digital Spring connects brands with engaged audiences using inspiring content.
buyer: MMGY Global, Inc
MMGY Global is an integrated marketing firm focused on the needs of the travel, hospitality and entertainment industries. They help travel companies grow revenue by motivating their customers. MMGY Global delivers creative solutions driven by research and insight across the world. "
target: Digital Spring Ltd
Digital Spring is a UK-based digital advertising, content, and creative solutions agency that specializes in travel and tourism brands. Digital Spring connects premium brands with engaged audiences using inspiring content from editorial tastemakers.
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closed 8/15/2018 via Company Press Release

Miles Partnership, acquired Odyssey Storyworks

synopsis: Miles Partnership, a leading tourism marketing consultancy, has acquired Odyssey Storyworks, a digital storytelling and content marketing agency. Odyssey Storyworks specializes in social-first content creation and amplification for travel, entertainment and lifestyle brands.
buyer: Miles Partnership
Miles Partnership markets destinations and hospitality businesses by working with state tourism offices, convention & visitors bureaus, hotels and other organizations in the tourism industry to create forward thinking online, mobile, email and print content marketing solutions. "
target: Odyssey Storyworks
Odyssey Storyworks is a digital storytelling and content marketing agency that specializes in social-first content creation and amplification for travel, entertainment and lifestyle brands. Odyssey provides content marketing and storytelling services to over 25 national tourism brands.
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closed 1/29/2020 via Company Press Release

Journey Hospitality, acquired Luxury Branding

synopsis: Journey Hospitality, a company that specializes in empowering growth for luxury hospitality and travel brands, has acquired Luxury Branding, a luxury hospitality consulting firm that conceives mold-breaking strategies for distinctive hotel and travel brands.
buyer: Journey Hospitality
Based in the UK, Journey Hospitality specializes in empowering growth for luxury hospitality and travel brands. They provide the tools needed to drive more direct bookings, grow customer base, increase brand awareness, and create personalized content and experiences. "
target: Luxury Branding
Based in the UK, Luxury Branding is a luxury hospitality consulting firm that conceives mold-breaking strategies for distinctive hotel and travel brands. Luxury Branding helps organisations to define and deliver how their brands are different from their competitors and special to their customers.
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closed 2/25/2017 via BNC Analysis

ReadyPlanet, acquired e-Travel Marketing

synopsis: ReadyPlanet, a digital-marketing specialist, has acquired a 52-per-cent stake in e-Travel Marketing, a company that offers search engine optimization, web development, booking systems, and online marketing services for the hotel and tourism industry. Both companies are based in Thailand.
buyer: ReadyPlanet
Founded in 2000, ReadyPlanet is a leading digital marketing company in Southeast Asia. They are one of the largest website providers in Thailand which currently services over 16,000 websites. "
target: e-Travel Marketing
e-Travel Marketing Co., Ltd. offers search engine optimization, web development, booking systems, and online marketing services for the hotel and tourism industry. The company is based in Bangkok, Thailand.
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closed 4/17/2015 via Company Press Release

Accor SA, acquired FastBooking

synopsis: Accor announced the take-over of FastBooking, a digital services provider for the hotel industry. A French company founded in 2000, FastBooking provides daily support to nearly 4,000 hotels worldwide. Its key areas of expertise are hotel website development, distribution channel management solutions, digital marketing campaign management, and more.
buyer: Accor SA (ENXTPA:AC:$2,283.39)
Accor is the world’s leading hotel operator, with 480,000 rooms in 3,700 hotels across 14 trusted brands in 92 countries. The company is organized around two distinct divisions, HotelServices, which operates and franchises the hotels and HotelInvest, which is a hotel owner and investor. "
target: FastBooking
FastBooking offers leading edge products and services to hotels willing to develop a direct sales strategy. In an optimal support, FastBooking offers tailor-made strategies in order to maximize performances and Improve independence.
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closed 5/12/2014 via BusinessWire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired Travelclick, Inc.

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm, has completed its $930 million acquisition of TravelClick, a global provider of innovative cloud-based revenue-generating solutions for the $500 billion global hospitality industry
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo, LLC is a leading private equity investment firm. Thoma Bravo invests across multiple industries, with a particular focus in enterprise and infrastructure software and financial and business services. "
target parent: Genstar Capital LLC
target: Travelclick, Inc.
TravelClick provides innovative cloud-based solutions for hotels around the globe to grow their revenue reduce costs and improve performance. TravelClick offers hotels world-class reservation solutions, business intelligence products and comprehensive media and marketing solutions.
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$930
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closed 11/5/2013 via GlobeNewswire

ARI Network Services, Inc., acquired Duo Web Solutions

synopsis: ARI Network Services, a leading provider of website, software and data solutions that help dealers, distributors, and manufacturers Sell More Stuff!™, announced that it acquired Duo Web Solutions, the leading provider of social media and online marketing services for the powersports industry.
buyer: ARI Network Services, Inc. (ARIS:$51.16)
ARI Network Services, Inc. is a leader in creating, marketing, and supporting software, software as a service and data as a service solutions that enhance revenue and reduce costs for their customers. "
target: Duo Web Solutions
Duo Web Solutions is the leading social media and online marketing service provider for the powersports industry.
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closed 12/4/2012 via PR Newswire

Publicis Worldwide, acquired AR New York

synopsis: Publicis Groupe announced the acquisition of 100% of AR New York, among the leading full-service advertising agencies in the United States dedicated to the luxury goods, fashion and beauty industries. AR New York will become part of Publicis Worldwide, the Groupe's historic advertising network.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Publicis Worldwide
Publicis Worldwide, headquartered in Paris, is the largest global agency network within the Publicis Groupe holding company. USA clients include P&G, Citi, T-Mobile, AFLAC, Wendy's, L'Oreal, Nestle, Hilton, Merck and Pfizer, among others. "
target: AR New York
AR New York is among the leading full-service advertising agencies in the United States dedicated to the luxury goods, fashion and beauty industries. Founded in 1996, it has helped to build some of the most iconic global brands over the past 15 years.
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Solocal Group
Solocal Group
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year
2019
rev ($mm)
$651.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$212.56
EBIT ($mm)
$133.38
Net Income ($mm)
$35.80
Employees
3159
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Ticker: TSE:4323
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Japan System Techniques Co. Ltd.
Japan System Techniques Co. Ltd.
Founded in 1973, Japan System Techniques Co., Ltd. (JAST) is a Japanese software development company. Through their subsidiaries the company provides services for system development, web development, mobile app development, search engine optimization, and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$148.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.49
EBIT ($mm)
$8.15
Net Income ($mm)
$6.12
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920
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Ticker: XTRA:CLIQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CLIQ Digital
CLIQ Digital
CLIQ Digital is a global interactive media specialists company. It creates interactive entertainment solutions that it distributes to consumers across television, the internet and mobile devices, allowing them and their partners access to anyone, anywhere, anytime.
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2017
rev ($mm)
$81.22
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.78
EBIT ($mm)
$5.55
Net Income ($mm)
$3.57
Employees
100
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Ticker: TSE:6533
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digital Identity Inc.
Digital Identity Inc. engages in the digital marketing business. The company was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$48.24
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$2.98
Net Income ($mm)
$1.95
Employees
83
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Ticker: ENXTPA:DNX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DNXcorp
DNXcorp
The DNXcorp Group specializes in internet-based audience development and promotion, and has strong in-house skills in all key areas of the web, including traffic generation, websites and services development, payment solutions and CRM analysis.
year
2017
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$45.13
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.89
EBIT ($mm)
$5.71
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
83
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Ticker: TSE:3962
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Change Co., Ltd
Change Co., Ltd
Based in Japan, Change Co., Ltd. provides IT and network security and solutions. They help businesses with IT consulting regarding applications and mobile products, security and communication through their business infrastructure software, and training services for IT technology.
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2018
rev ($mm)
$20.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.59
EBIT ($mm)
$3.42
Net Income ($mm)
$2.39
Employees
67
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Ticker: MYRY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Myriad Interactive Media, Inc.
Myriad Interactive Media, Inc.
Myriad Interactive Media is an interactive marketing and development firm based in Toronto, Canada. Myriad designs and develops customized marketing plans, social media marketing campaigns, pay per click, and search engine marketing. Their company also develops in house web & mobile applications.
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$0.08
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.50)
EBIT ($mm)
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Employees
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AppTech Corp
AppTech Corp
AppTech Corp is an information technology company providing cloud services and merchant processing solutions with a focus in mobile payments. Their mission is to provide industry-leading cloud services and payment processing technologies to businesses.
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rev ($mm)
$0.01
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: MSMY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Room 21 Media, Inc.
Room21 is a media group specializing in proprietary phone app development for producing and monetizing content for film, television and the web. They develop and launch social commerce platforms for healthcare, entertainment, and industrial business.
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Ticker: BSE:507685
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wipro, Ltd.
Wipro, Ltd.
Wipro Ltd. is a leading information technology, consulting and business process services company that delivers solutions to enable its clients do business better. Wipro delivers winning business outcomes through its deep industry experience and a 360 degree view of "Business through Technology.”
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$8,187.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,593.27
EBIT ($mm)
$1,380.62
Net Income ($mm)
$1,300.50
Employees
181804
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Ticker: SZSE:30000
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Beijing Ultrapower Software Co., Ltd.
Beijing Ultrapower Software provides information technology (IT) operation, maintenance and management solutions. The company develops and distributes software products, technology services, and system integration tools.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$355.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$72.39
EBIT ($mm)
$68.63
Net Income ($mm)
$84.27
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Ticker: SEHK:8086
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ePRO Systems Limited
ePRO Systems Limited
EPRO Systems Limited (EPRO), a listed company in Hong Kong, has a subsidiary group of companies offering a full range of services and solutions in the IT&C filed. Established in 1985 in Hong Kong, EPRO has built a strong presence in China since 1990.
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2012
rev ($mm)
$182.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$21.02
EBIT ($mm)
$20.64
Net Income ($mm)
$16.96
Employees
0
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Ticker: NYHR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nyherji Hf.
Nyherji Hf.
Nyherji hf. is an established Nordic IT services provider with offices in Iceland and Sweden. For over two decades the company has been a world-class technology supplier, application developer, systems integrator, facilities manager and expert business process consultancy.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$109.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.88
EBIT ($mm)
$1.70
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
439
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Ticker: SEHK:1808
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Enterprise Development Holdings Limited
Enterprise Development Holdings Limited
Enterprise Development Holdings Limited is principally engaged in providing integrated business software solutions; and manufacture and sale of bare copper wires and magnet wires in the People’s Republic of China and Hong Kong.
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2014
rev ($mm)
$45.22
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.72
EBIT ($mm)
$7.20
Net Income ($mm)
$5.49
Employees
134
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Ticker: KASE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetSol Technologies Limited
NetSol Technologies Limited
NetSol Technologies is a leading international provider of automated and IT enabled solutions catering to businesses across various verticals around the globe. Since its inception in 1995, NetSol has regimented itself being committed to deliver the best software solutions.
year
2009
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$23.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.40
EBIT ($mm)
$11.70
Net Income ($mm)
$11.10
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