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closed 8/7/2006 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired RoyaltyFreeMusic.com

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that its Jupiterimages division has acquired the assets of RoyaltyFreeMusic.com including its wholly-owned music library. RoyaltyFreeMusic.com's library includes over 1,100 wholly-owned tracks of high quality royalty free themes, underscores, voiceovers, beats, loops and bumpers.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: RoyaltyFreeMusic.com
RoyaltyFreeMusic.com and Award Winning Music offer a royalty free music library full of nearly 1,000 tracks of high quality buyout music, production music, film music, music for video production, television and other multi-media projects.
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closed 1/17/2006 via PR Newswire

Openwave Systems, Inc., acquired Musiwave

synopsis: Openwave Systems Inc., the leading provider of open software products and services for the communications industry, and Musiwave, the leading supplier of operator-focused music entertainment services, applications and content, have signed a definitive agreement for Openwave to purchase all outstanding shares in Musiwave.
buyer: Openwave Systems, Inc. (OPWV:$0.00)
Openwave Systems Inc. is one of the world's leading innovators of software applications and infrastructure designed to enable revenue-generating, personalized services, including merchandising and advertising, which converge the mobile and broadband experience across all of a user's devices. "
target: Musiwave
Musiwave, an Openwave company is a leading provider of mobile music entertainment solutions, including software, marketing and content management, to operators and media companies worldwide.
price ($mm)[EV]
$105 [$99]
rev ($mm)
$26
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EV / rev
7.1x
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closed 7/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

BMG Production Music, acquired Dynamic Music

synopsis: BMG Production Music has acquired Los Angeles and London-based production music library, Dynamic Music, which has had a sub-publishing agreement with BMG since 2018. Since 2018, Dynamic Music has seen its revenues double, and has secured more than 100 hours of music use across global television and radio stations, from more than 30,000 usages.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
buyer: BMG Production Music
BMG Production Music specializes in providing music and sound effects for radio and television, for advertising agencies and audiovisual companies. BMG Production Music has custom scoring studios in LA and London and global creative teams for music searching and project supervision. "
target: Dynamic Music
Dynamic Music is a London-based production music library. Dynamic Music has secured more than 100 hours of music use across global television and radio stations, from more than 30,000 usages. Dynamic Music was co-founded in 2014 by David Felton, Will Mills and Sharooz Raoofi.
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closed 7/3/2014 via Company Press Release

One Media iP Group Plc, acquired Point Classics

synopsis: One Media is pleased to announce that it has acquired from Telos Holdings Inc. of Los Angeles, USA, the entire rights to the Masters and all assets for the classic music catalogue known as `Point Classics.' Their library includes every genre of classical music for your film, TV, radio or audio project.
buyer: One Media iP Group Plc (AIM:OMIP:$3.93)
One Media is a digital music and video rights owner. The consumer led but B2B (Business-to-business) operation looks to exploit its catalogue of over 170,000 music tracks and over 5,000 hours of video by recompiling the content for sale through over 600 digital music and video stores worldwide. "
target: Point Classics
Point Classics is a digital web site for music supervisors and licensees. Their library includes every genre of classical music for your film, TV, radio or audio project. Users will find the production music they need in their extensive catalogue that features the world's most famous composers.
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closed 9/3/2014 via PR Newswire

Gracenote, Inc., acquired Baseline StudioSystems

synopsis: Gracenote announced it has acquired Baseline, a provider of film and television information and services. Baseline's industry-leading database deepens Gracenote's existing video metadata by adding detailed, descriptive information about movies and TV productions to power next generation TV and video experiences for viewers.
buyer parent: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
buyer: Gracenote, Inc.
Gracenote, Inc. provides music and video content and technologies to the world's hottest entertainment products and brands. The company's partners in the entertainment community include major music publishers and labels, prominent independents and movie studios and television networks. "
target parent: Hollywood Media Corporation
target: Baseline StudioSystems
Baseline StudioSystems is the premier licensor and syndicator of film and TV entertainment data and associated applications to professionals in the film, television, media and financial sectors.
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$50
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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 8/28/2006 via BusinessWire

The New York Times Company, acquired Baseline StudioSystems

synopsis: The New York Times Company announced that it has completed the acquisition of Baseline StudioSystems, a leading online database and research service for information on the film and television industries, from Hollywood Media Corp. for $35.0 million in cash.
buyer: The New York Times Company (NYT:$1,784.76)
The New York Times Company, a leading media company, includes The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, 15 other daily newspapers, WQXR-FM and more than 30 Web sites, including NYTimes.com, Boston.com and About.com. "
target parent: Hollywood Media Corp.
target: Baseline StudioSystems
Baseline StudioSystems is the premier licensor and syndicator of film and TV entertainment data and associated applications to professionals in the film, television, media and financial sectors.
price ($mm)
$35
rev ($mm)
$6
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5.8x
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closed 8/7/2006 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired RoyaltyFreeMusic.com

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that its Jupiterimages division has acquired the assets of RoyaltyFreeMusic.com including its wholly-owned music library. RoyaltyFreeMusic.com's library includes over 1,100 wholly-owned tracks of high quality royalty free themes, underscores, voiceovers, beats, loops and bumpers.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: RoyaltyFreeMusic.com
RoyaltyFreeMusic.com and Award Winning Music offer a royalty free music library full of nearly 1,000 tracks of high quality buyout music, production music, film music, music for video production, television and other multi-media projects.
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closed 2/23/2009 via BusinessWire

Getty Images, Inc., acquired JupiterImages Corporation

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that it has completed the previously announced sale of Jupiterimages Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Jupitermedia, to Getty Images, Inc. for $96 million in cash.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Getty Images, Inc. (:$0.00)
Getty Images, Inc. is one of the largest international providers of visual content to a diverse range of professional users of images, including advertising and design agencies, magazine, newspaper, broadcasters production companies and the growing area of the web and new media publishers. "
target parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
target: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs.
price ($mm)[EV]
$90 [$86]
rev ($mm)
$102
EBITDA ($mm)
$16
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5.4x
closed 12/19/2006 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired HAAP Media Ltd

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation has closed the acquisition of controlling ownership in HAAP Media Ltd.. With the closing of this deal, Jupitermedia has increased its ownership position from an initial 49.7% equity investment made in January 2006 to 90% in HAAP Media Ltd. Based in Budapest, Hungary, HAAP Media operates Stockxpert.com and Stock.xchng.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: HAAP Media Ltd
Based in Budapest, Hungary, HAAP Media operates two stock photo related Web sites: Stockxpert.com (www.stockxpert.com) and Stock.xchng (www.sxc.hu)
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closed 10/26/2006 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired Cover - Imagen y Publicaciones, S.L.

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that its Jupiterimages division has acquired all of the shares of Cover - Imagen y Publicaciones, S.L. With offices in Barcelona and Madrid, Cover Images is a leading Spanish agency focused on the distribution of local and international rights-managed images. Terms of this acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: Cover - Imagen y Publicaciones, S.L.
COVER, was founded in 1979 and nowadays has become one of the most important spanish photo agencies. With a staff of more than 25 persons and offices in both Madrid and Barcelona COVER has production and distribution departments that represents the work of more than 200 photographers.
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closed 8/7/2006 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired RoyaltyFreeMusic.com

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that its Jupiterimages division has acquired the assets of RoyaltyFreeMusic.com including its wholly-owned music library. RoyaltyFreeMusic.com's library includes over 1,100 wholly-owned tracks of high quality royalty free themes, underscores, voiceovers, beats, loops and bumpers.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: RoyaltyFreeMusic.com
RoyaltyFreeMusic.com and Award Winning Music offer a royalty free music library full of nearly 1,000 tracks of high quality buyout music, production music, film music, music for video production, television and other multi-media projects.
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closed 6/5/2006 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired Workbook, Inc.

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that its Jupiterimages division has acquired all of the shares of Workbook, Inc. from Alexis Scott. Workbook Stock, a division of Workbook, Inc., is a leading resource for high-end rights-managed images. Workbook Stock is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: Workbook, Inc.
Workbookstock.com is the new e-commerce business from Workbook & Company. This rights-protected stock imagery site gives art directors access to a sophisticated collection of photography and illustration. There's a broad range of imagery to meet every commercial need.
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closed 5/2/2006 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired IFA Bilderteam GmbH

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that its Jupiterimages division has acquired all of the shares of IFA Bilderteam GmbH. IFA Bilderteam is headquartered in Munich, Germany and has an office in Dusseldorf, Germany. IFA Bilderteam is a leading resource for rights-managed images. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
target: IFA Bilderteam GmbH
IFA Bilderteam is one of the Europe’s largest and most successful, comprehensive and independent universal Picture Agencies. At IFA-Bilderteam you will find the very best in copyrighted stock material in digitalised form.
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closed 4/19/2006 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, purchased music library of over 2,200 royalty-free music tracks from Steve Shapiro Music

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation today announced that its Jupiterimages division has acquired certain assets of Steve Shapiro Music, including a wholly-owned music library of over 2,200 royalty-free music tracks. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
seller: Steve Shapiro Music
Steve Shapiro Music includes music library of over 2,200 royalty-free music tracks. Steve Shapiro Music owns a wide selection of tracks offering moods, themes and instrumentation ranging from hip-hop to classical styles.
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closed 3/16/2006 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired Crank City Music

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that its Jupiterimages division has acquired the assets of Crank City Music, which includes a wholly-owned music library of over 1,300 royalty-free music tracks and the Web site www.crankcity.com.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: Crank City Music
Crank City Music provides royalty free CD collections in a variety of themes and styles for a wide range of product applications, and MP3 downloads with a simple preview/purchase/download e-commerce process.
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closed 2/21/2006 via Company Press Release

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired The Beauty Archive

synopsis: Jupiterimages, a division of Jupitermedia Corporation and a leading provider of rights-managed, royalty-free and subscription photography, today announced that it has acquired the assets of The Beauty Archive. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: The Beauty Archive
The Beauty Archive is a rights-managed image library that features elegant portraits and provocative images of young, contemporary men and women.
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closed 2/2/2006 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired Stock Image S.A.S

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that its Jupiterimages division has acquired all of the shares of Stock Image S.A.S for approximately U.S. $11.1 million in cash. Located in Paris, France, Stock Image is a leading resource for rights-managed images through its Stock Image brand and royalty-free images through its Pixland brand.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: Stock Image S.A.S
Stock Image is a leading resource for rights-managed images through its Stock Image brand and royalty-free images through its Pixland (www.pixland.fr) brand.
price ($mm)
$11
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closed 12/27/2005 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired Animation Factory, Inc.

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation today announced that its Jupiterimages division has acquired the assets of Animation Factory, Inc., which includes the MediaBuilder Network of Web sites, (www.animationfactory.com) and (www.mediabuilder.com), from VA Software Corporation for $9.35 million in cash and the assumption of certain liabilities.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target parent: VA Software Corporation
target: Animation Factory, Inc.
Animation Factory designs and markets stock digital images for use in multimedia productions, PowerPoint presentations, Web site design, and other creative projects. Its products include animated images of animals, people, and other objects, as well as background images and digital design elements.
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$9.35
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closed 12/14/2005 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired Agence Images

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, JupiterImages, has acquired all of the shares of Agence Images. Agence Images is a leading distributor of rights-managed digital images for business users and creative professionals. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: Agence Images
Agence Images, with offices in Paris and Sophia Antipolis, France, is a leading distributor of rights-managed digital images for business users and creative professionals.
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closed 12/6/2005 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired BBM.net

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation today announced that its JupiterImages division has acquired the assets of Bigshot Media and BBM.net in separate transactions. Bigshot Media is the world's first and largest collection of stock flash footage. BBM.net offers royalty-free flash music loops online. Terms of these acquisitions were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: BBM.net
A collection of sound files designed to give your interactive project a complete, cohesive musical theme. A typical Music Loop Package contains a full mix loop to be used for a Flash intro or main section, alternate mixes of the main loop for section changes and individual short sounds.
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closed 12/6/2005 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired Bigshot Media

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation today announced that its JupiterImages division has acquired the assets of Bigshot Media and BBM.net in separate transactions. Bigshot Media is the world's first and largest collection of stock flash footage. BBM.net offers royalty-free flash music loops online. Terms of these acquisitions were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: Bigshot Media
Bigshot Media is the world's first & largest collection of stock flash imagery. They are dedicated to expanding the use of motion graphics & rich media imagery on the web & beyond. Bigshot Media also represents the finest collections of royalty free stock photography & footage from around the world.
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closed 11/10/2005 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired PR Direct SAS

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation today announced that its JupiterImages division has acquired all of the shares of PR Direct SAS. PR Direct SAS, with offices in Paris and Menthon-St. Bernard, France, is a leading distributor of royalty-free digital images for business users and creative professionals.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: PR Direct SAS
PR Direct SAS, with offices in Paris and Menthon-St. Bernard, France, is a leading distributor of royalty-free digital images for business users and creative professionals
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closed 2/23/2009 via BusinessWire

Getty Images, Inc., acquired JupiterImages Corporation

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that it has completed the previously announced sale of Jupiterimages Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Jupitermedia, to Getty Images, Inc. for $96 million in cash.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Getty Images, Inc. (:$0.00)
Getty Images, Inc. is one of the largest international providers of visual content to a diverse range of professional users of images, including advertising and design agencies, magazine, newspaper, broadcasters production companies and the growing area of the web and new media publishers. "
target parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
target: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs.
price ($mm)[EV]
$90 [$86]
rev ($mm)
$102
EBITDA ($mm)
$16
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0.9x
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5.4x
closed 6/5/2006 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired Workbook, Inc.

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that its Jupiterimages division has acquired all of the shares of Workbook, Inc. from Alexis Scott. Workbook Stock, a division of Workbook, Inc., is a leading resource for high-end rights-managed images. Workbook Stock is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: Workbook, Inc.
Workbookstock.com is the new e-commerce business from Workbook & Company. This rights-protected stock imagery site gives art directors access to a sophisticated collection of photography and illustration. There's a broad range of imagery to meet every commercial need.
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closed 2/2/2006 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired Stock Image S.A.S

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that its Jupiterimages division has acquired all of the shares of Stock Image S.A.S for approximately U.S. $11.1 million in cash. Located in Paris, France, Stock Image is a leading resource for rights-managed images through its Stock Image brand and royalty-free images through its Pixland brand.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: Stock Image S.A.S
Stock Image is a leading resource for rights-managed images through its Stock Image brand and royalty-free images through its Pixland (www.pixland.fr) brand.
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$11
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closed 1/5/2006 via BusinessWire

ShutterStock, acquired Photosights.com

synopsis: ShutterStock is pleased to announce that the acquisition of the assets of stock photo agency Photosights.com is now complete. Through the deal ShutterStock has increased its customer base, recruited new professional photographers to the site, and gained access to new images.
buyer: ShutterStock (NYSE:SSTK:$535.46)
Shutterstock is the largest subscription-based stock photo agency in the world. Its collection of premium photos, illustrations, and vectors combined with a selection of innovative, user-friendly subscription plans has made Shutterstock a trusted resource for an expanding global customer base. "
target: Photosights.com
Photosights.com is a subscription-based stock photography agency.
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closed 7/2/2008 via BusinessWire

Hellman & Friedman LLC, acquired Getty Images, Inc.

synopsis: Getty Images, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition by an affiliate of the private equity firm Hellman & Friedman. Getty Images announced on February 25, 2008 a definitive agreement to be acquired by an affiliate of Hellman & Friedman in a transaction valued at approximately $2.4 billion.
buyer: Hellman & Friedman LLC
Founded in San Francisco in 1984, Hellman & Friedman has raised over $25 billion of committed capital and invested in over 60 companies across three principal offices in London, New York and San Francisco. "
target: Getty Images, Inc.
Getty Images, Inc. is one of the largest international providers of visual content to a diverse range of professional users of images, including advertising and design agencies, magazine, newspaper, broadcasters production companies and the growing area of the web and new media publishers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,063 [$2,044]
rev ($mm)
$858
EBITDA ($mm)
$292
EV / rev
2.4x
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7.0x
closed 12/19/2006 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired HAAP Media Ltd

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation has closed the acquisition of controlling ownership in HAAP Media Ltd.. With the closing of this deal, Jupitermedia has increased its ownership position from an initial 49.7% equity investment made in January 2006 to 90% in HAAP Media Ltd. Based in Budapest, Hungary, HAAP Media operates Stockxpert.com and Stock.xchng.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: HAAP Media Ltd
Based in Budapest, Hungary, HAAP Media operates two stock photo related Web sites: Stockxpert.com (www.stockxpert.com) and Stock.xchng (www.sxc.hu)
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closed 10/26/2006 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired Cover - Imagen y Publicaciones, S.L.

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that its Jupiterimages division has acquired all of the shares of Cover - Imagen y Publicaciones, S.L. With offices in Barcelona and Madrid, Cover Images is a leading Spanish agency focused on the distribution of local and international rights-managed images. Terms of this acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: Cover - Imagen y Publicaciones, S.L.
COVER, was founded in 1979 and nowadays has become one of the most important spanish photo agencies. With a staff of more than 25 persons and offices in both Madrid and Barcelona COVER has production and distribution departments that represents the work of more than 200 photographers.
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closed 5/2/2006 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired IFA Bilderteam GmbH

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that its Jupiterimages division has acquired all of the shares of IFA Bilderteam GmbH. IFA Bilderteam is headquartered in Munich, Germany and has an office in Dusseldorf, Germany. IFA Bilderteam is a leading resource for rights-managed images. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
target: IFA Bilderteam GmbH
IFA Bilderteam is one of the Europe’s largest and most successful, comprehensive and independent universal Picture Agencies. At IFA-Bilderteam you will find the very best in copyrighted stock material in digitalised form.
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closed 4/6/2006 via PR Newswire

Getty Images, Inc., acquired Stockbyte

synopsis: Getty Images, Inc., the world's leading creator and distributor of visual content, announced today that it has acquired Ireland-based Pixel Images Holdings Limited, the parent company of Stockbyte and Stockdisc. The consideration will be $135 million in cash.
buyer: Getty Images, Inc. (:$0.00)
Getty Images, Inc. is one of the largest international providers of visual content to a diverse range of professional users of images, including advertising and design agencies, magazine, newspaper, broadcasters production companies and the growing area of the web and new media publishers. "
target: Stockbyte
Stockbyte was the first significant European publisher of royalty free stock photography, a model which allows users to buy a software type license for imagery.
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$135
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closed 2/9/2006 via BusinessWire

Getty Images, Inc., acquired iStock International, Inc.

synopsis: iStockphoto, the world's leading stock photography community, announced that it has been acquired by Getty Images, Inc., the world's leading creator and distributor of visual content.
buyer: Getty Images, Inc. (:$0.00)
Getty Images, Inc. is one of the largest international providers of visual content to a diverse range of professional users of images, including advertising and design agencies, magazine, newspaper, broadcasters production companies and the growing area of the web and new media publishers. "
target: iStock International, Inc.
iStockphoto, the world's first, largest and most innovative community marketplace for digital imagery, pioneered the micropayment phenomenon in this industry, enabling buyers to license images for as little as a dollar.
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closed 12/14/2005 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired Agence Images

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, JupiterImages, has acquired all of the shares of Agence Images. Agence Images is a leading distributor of rights-managed digital images for business users and creative professionals. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: Agence Images
Agence Images, with offices in Paris and Sophia Antipolis, France, is a leading distributor of rights-managed digital images for business users and creative professionals.
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closed 12/6/2005 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired Bigshot Media

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation today announced that its JupiterImages division has acquired the assets of Bigshot Media and BBM.net in separate transactions. Bigshot Media is the world's first and largest collection of stock flash footage. BBM.net offers royalty-free flash music loops online. Terms of these acquisitions were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: Bigshot Media
Bigshot Media is the world's first & largest collection of stock flash imagery. They are dedicated to expanding the use of motion graphics & rich media imagery on the web & beyond. Bigshot Media also represents the finest collections of royalty free stock photography & footage from around the world.
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closed 10/12/2005 via BusinessWire

a21, Inc., acquired Ingram Publishing Limited

synopsis: a21, Inc., a leading online digital content marketplace for creative professionals, today announced it has acquired Ingram Publishing Limited, a UK-based provider of subscription, CD and individual Royalty-Free images as well as vector graphics and fonts, vehicle outline templates, and print price guides for the worldwide graphics design.
buyer: a21, Inc.
a21 is a leading online digital content marketplace for the professional creative community. Through SuperStock, Ingram Publishing, and ArtSelect, a21 delivers high quality images and exceptional customer service. "
target: Ingram Publishing Limited
Ingram Publishing is one of Europe's premier providers of visual content. Our images are available by subscription, CD-ROM or singly on-line. Working with professional photographers throughout the world, Ingram has created a unique resource of some 100,000 royalty free photographs.
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closed 4/20/2005 via BusinessWire

Getty Images, Inc., acquired Digital Vision Ltd.

synopsis: Getty Images, Inc., the world's leading imagery company, announced today that it has acquired London-based Digital Vision, one of the world's leading royalty-free photography businesses, for $165 million in cash.
buyer: Getty Images, Inc. (:$0.00)
Getty Images, Inc. is one of the largest international providers of visual content to a diverse range of professional users of images, including advertising and design agencies, magazine, newspaper, broadcasters production companies and the growing area of the web and new media publishers. "
target: Digital Vision Ltd.
Digital Vision is a world-leading publisher of royalty-free digital creative content. Our photography, illustration, music and moving footage is used by designers, advertising agencies, publishers and corporate clients for all sorts of communications.
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$165
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closed 12/1/2003 via PR Newswire

Stockbyte, acquired Stockbyte

synopsis: Stockbyte, the Irish owned, global stock photography leader, today (Thursday, 27 November, 2003) announced that it has bought out the 30% stake held by its venture capital partner, ACT Venture Capital, for an undisclosed sum.
buyer parent: Getty Images, Inc.
buyer: Stockbyte
Stockbyte was the first significant European publisher of royalty free stock photography, a model which allows users to buy a software type license for imagery. "
target: Stockbyte
Stockbyte was the first significant European publisher of royalty free stock photography, a model which allows users to buy a software type license for imagery.
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closed 3/18/2020 via Company Press Release

Madavor Media LLC, acquired Imaging Resource

synopsis: Madavor Media, LLC announced that it has acquired Imaging Resource, one of the most popular and trusted websites for camera and photography equipment reviews.  The website, which has millions of loyal followers, will continue to operate utilizing its experienced staff and contributors.
buyer: Madavor Media LLC
Madavor Media owns and operates enthusiast magazines on a variety of subjects from sports to music to health and wellbeing. Founded in 2004, Madavor Media develops and markets content for consumers who are passionate about their interests. "
target: Imaging Resource
Imaging Resource (IR) has been a reliable and respected source of unbiased, detailed reviews of consumer and professional photo gear for over 20 years. IR pioneered the use of standardized test images shot under controlled conditions they developed in-house.
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closed 8/14/2019 via BusinessWire

ShootProof, acquired Cole's Classroom

synopsis: ShootProof, a leading global provider of online gallery software and related services for professional and semi-professional photographers, announced the acquisition of Cole's Classroom, an online education platform offering creative and entrepreneurial education to photographers around the world.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: ShootProof
ShootProof is a leading provider of online gallery software and sales tools for professional and semi-professional photographers around the world. Founded in 2010, ShootProof serves tens of thousands of photographers in 38 countries, offering 18 different languages for galleries. "
target: Cole's Classroom
Cole's Classroom is an online education platform offering creative and entrepreneurial education to photographers around the world. Over half a million photographers have viewed more than 11 million minutes of online instruction via Cole's Classroom.
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closed 7/29/2004 via BusinessWire

Jupitermedia Corporation, acquired Thinkstock

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM) today announced that it has acquired the assets of Thinkstock (www.thinkstock.com) and Thinkstock Footage (www.thinkstockfootage.com) for $4.0 million in cash, the assumption of certain limited liabilities and 50,000 restricted shares of Jupitermedia common stock.
buyer: Jupitermedia Corporation (OTCPK:MECK:$3.22)
WebMediaBrands, is the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals. The company consists of four distinct brands: mediabistro.com, LearnNetwork, Freelance Connect, and Semantic Web. Over 6 million users visit WebMediaBrands monthly."
target: Thinkstock
This is Thinkstock, the new royalty-free alternative for conceptual imagery and footage. Founded in 1999 by one of the world's top stock shooters and a dedicated digital team, our company continues to provide the media universe with fresh, affordable content. Thinkstock delights in bringing persona
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closed 10/18/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Globe Photos, acquired Photo File

synopsis: Globe Photos, Inc., the owner one of the world’s largest iconic pop culture image archives, has acquired the assets of Photo File, Inc., one of the nation’s leaders in licensed professional and collegiate sports photography.
buyer: Globe Photos (OTCPK:GBPT:$1.24)
Globe Photo Agency, founded in 1939, is recognized as one of the world’s leading Celebrity photo agencies. Globe Photos’ library houses over 20 million images in color and black and white, representing material produced by photographers throughout the world. "
target: Photo File
Photo File, Inc. is one of the nation’s leaders in licensed professional and collegiate sports photography. Photo File has current licenses with all the major U.S. professional sports leagues and many colleges to produce and sell officially licensed sports prints, lithographs and sports memorabilia.
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closed 1/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

iSkyView LLC, acquired iCaddyPro, LLC

synopsis: iSkyView LLC, a Lake Charles LA organization in the business of providing comprehensive drone services has acquired iCaddyPro.com. The company is a Santa Cruz CA company specializing in aerial golf course photography and related golfing applications.
buyer: iSkyView LLC
iSkyview is a company comprised of federally compliant drone pilots, professional photographers, computer programmers, digital media and marketing automation experts, and post production film and photograph editing specialists with a couple of programmers tossed in the mix. "
target: iCaddyPro, LLC
iCaddyPro provides rich aerial footage to golf courses, delivered in multiple formats supporting course management and enhanced play for golfers such as ready to use digital yardage books, compelling aerial footage of golf courses for website and related content for social media use.
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