Like NewGate Internet, Inc.

closed 12/4/2006 via PR Newswire

iCrossing, acquired NewGate Internet, Inc.

synopsis: iCrossing a digital marketing agency committed to people's desire to find, has acquired the Bay-area-based search marketing agency NewGate Internet, Inc.
buyer: iCrossing
iCrossing is a global digital marketing agency driven by the consumer's perspective. The company combines search, social media, market research, analytics and mobile services to create digital marketing programs designed to help global brands find and connect with their customers. "
target: NewGate Internet, Inc.
NewGate Internet, Inc. is a Bay-area-based search marketing agency. NewGate's retail-focused client roster includes world-class brands such as Gap Inc. and LEGO.
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closed 12/10/2007 via BusinessWire

AT&T, acquired Ingenio, Inc.

synopsis: AT&T Inc. completed the acquisition of Ingenio, a leading provider of Pay Per Call technology. The combination will allow AT&T to better serve business directory and local search customers across its entire advertising and publishing portfolio. AT&T plans to quickly begin integrating Ingenio within AT&T’s YELLOWPAGES.COM.
buyer: AT&T (T:$183,516.00)
AT&T Inc. is a premier communications holding company. Its subsidiaries and affiliates, AT&T operating companies, are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. "
target: Ingenio, Inc.
Ingenio, Inc. the leader in live-search commerce, is helping the services economy flourish online by connecting millions of buyers and sellers around the world. Ingenio applications offer sellers the tools to acquire and monetize customers while providing consumers a means to interact with sellers.
price ($mm)
$195
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/13/2011 via BusinessWire

RichRelevance, Inc., acquired Searchandise Commerce

synopsis: RichRelevance has acquired Searchandise Commerce, the pioneer in retail search media. The acquisition expands RichRelevance’s monetization and award-winning Shopping Media capabilities to enable new strategies for reaching consumers with relevant brand advertising, deep in the purchase funnel on premium retail sites.
buyer: RichRelevance, Inc.
RichRelevance powers personalized shopping experiences for the world’s largest and most innovative retail brands. It helps retailers increase sales and customer engagement by recommending the most relevant products to consumers regardless of the channel they are shopping. "
target: Searchandise Commerce
Searchandise Commerce is an innovator in site monetization and retail media, pioneering the Retail Search Media space with the first retail search network for product manufacturers, their agencies and retail channel partners.
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closed 12/15/2010 via PR Newswire

Market America, acquired Shop.com

synopsis: Market America, an Internet marketing and product brokerage company, has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the business of SHOP.COM, a pioneer in online comparison shopping. SHOP.COM is the comparison shopping engine designed to meet the shopping needs of the consumer and the business needs of merchants.
buyer: Market America
Market America is a product brokerage and Internet marketing company that specializes in One-to-One Marketing. The company was founded in 1992 by president and CEO James Ridinger. Market America combines the Internet with the power of people – creating the ultimate online shopping destination. "
target: Shop.com
SHOP.COM is the comparison shopping engine designed to meet the shopping needs of women and the business needs of merchants. Leveraging the features of its patented OneCart along with extensive partner store integration, SHOP.COM helps customers "Shop Smart, Save Big" across online stores.
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closed 10/19/2009 via Market Wire

MediaNet Group Technologies, Inc., merged with DubLi Network, LLC.

synopsis: MediaNet Group Technologies, Inc., operating the largest online mall and affinity program platform through its BSP Rewards subsidiary, announced that it has completed its reverse merger with CG Holdings Limited, a privately-held, European-based holding company for the DubLi companies, a worldwide online trading firm.
buyer: MediaNet Group Technologies, Inc. (MEDG:$0.00)
MediaNet Group Technologies, Inc., through its BSP Rewards division, has developed the largest online mall and affinity program platform. BSP builds, brands, customizes proprietary loyalty/rewards/mall programs for clients and organizations. "
target: DubLi Network, LLC.
DubLi is a world wide on line trading firm. It is composed of two very unique and individual business models; DubLi.com - a reverse auction portal for high level branded merchandise and DubLi Network - the business opportunity where anyone can establish their own business in a competitive market.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/27/2011 via BNC Analysis

SoMo Technologies, Inc., acquired GottaGo Text

synopsis: W Technologies, Inc.'s subsidiary, SoMo Technologies has acquired the assets of GottaGoText. It is a Las Vegas, Nevada based company that provides a variety of effective social media and mobile marketing advertising services including SMS text message local advertising programs for retail businesses.
buyer: SoMo Technologies, Inc.
SoMo Technologies is the primary operating subsidiary of W Technologies, Inc., a publicly traded digital media company. SoMo Technologies represents the powerful combination of Social Media and Mobile Marketing technologies. "
target: GottaGo Text
GottaGo Text is a SMS text message advertising, mobile and social media marketing company. It provides a variety of effective social media and mobile marketing advertising services including SMS text message local advertising programs for retail businesses.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/27/2011 via BNC Analysis

SoMo Technologies, Inc., acquired Hot Deals Network

synopsis: W Technologies, Inc.'s subsidiary, SoMo Technologies has acquired the assets of Hot Deals Network. It is a Las Vegas, Nevada based company that provides a variety of effective social media and mobile marketing advertising services including SMS text message local advertising programs for retail businesses.
buyer: SoMo Technologies, Inc.
SoMo Technologies is the primary operating subsidiary of W Technologies, Inc., a publicly traded digital media company. SoMo Technologies represents the powerful combination of Social Media and Mobile Marketing technologies. "
target: Hot Deals Network
Hot Deals Network is a SMS text message advertising, mobile and social media marketing company. It provides a variety of effective social media and mobile marketing advertising services including SMS text message local advertising programs for retail businesses.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/29/2010 via BusinessWire

Maddock Douglas, Inc., acquired Biro Creative, Inc

synopsis: Maddock Douglas, Inc. announced the acquisition of Biro Creative, Inc. as part of a multi-year strategy to lead in sustainable innovation. Biro is a Vancouver-based creative firm that specializes in creating online movements driven by conscious consumers and change leaders.
buyer: Maddock Douglas, Inc.
Maddock Douglas is the nation’s leading, mind-to-market innovation agency. Maddock Douglas helps their clients find large unmet consumer needs, invent new products, services and business models to meet those needs and then brand and launch the best ideas. "
target: Biro Creative, Inc
Biro is a pioneering online creative agency that advises movement-leading organizations from around the world working for sustainability and social change. This includes non-profits and charities, campaigns and campaigning green businesses.
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closed 12/4/2006 via PR Newswire

iCrossing, acquired NewGate Internet, Inc.

synopsis: iCrossing a digital marketing agency committed to people's desire to find, has acquired the Bay-area-based search marketing agency NewGate Internet, Inc.
buyer: iCrossing
iCrossing is a global digital marketing agency driven by the consumer's perspective. The company combines search, social media, market research, analytics and mobile services to create digital marketing programs designed to help global brands find and connect with their customers. "
target: NewGate Internet, Inc.
NewGate Internet, Inc. is a Bay-area-based search marketing agency. NewGate's retail-focused client roster includes world-class brands such as Gap Inc. and LEGO.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/7/2011 via Market Wire

iCrossing, acquired Red Aril, Inc.

synopsis: iCrossing, a global digital marketing agency, announced the acquisition of Red Aril, a leading data management and audience optimization platform (DMP) company. The acquisition of Red Aril enables iCrossing to build connected brands at a more personal level with clients' most valuable audiences in real time.
buyer parent: The Hearst Corporation
buyer: iCrossing
iCrossing is a global digital marketing agency. It blends best-in-class digital marketing services -- including paid search, search engine optimization, Web development, social media, mobile, and more-- to create integrated digital marketing programs that engage consumers and drive ROI. "
target: Red Aril, Inc.
Red Aril is a leading data management and audience optimization platform (DMP) company that puts brands in charge of their audience data. Red Aril's DMP helps brands reach high-value target audiences by using predictive modeling that integrates any type of data from any source.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/12/2011 via Market Wire

iCrossing, acquired Wallaby Group

synopsis: iCrossing, a global digital marketing agency, announced it has completed the acquisition of Wallaby Group, a digital marketing agency serving Latin America and Spain. Wallaby's specialties include: Internet Marketing, Search Engine Optimization, Web Analytics, Search Engine Marketing, and more.
buyer parent: The Hearst Corporation
buyer: iCrossing
iCrossing is a global digital marketing agency. It blends best-in-class digital marketing services -- including paid search, search engine optimization, Web development, social media, mobile, and more-- to create integrated digital marketing programs that engage consumers and drive ROI. "
target: Wallaby Group
Wallaby Group is a digital marketing agency serving Latin America and Spain. Its specialties include: Internet Marketing, Search Engine Optimization, Web Analytics, Search Engine Marketing, and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/26/2010 via Company Press Release

The Hearst Corporation, acquired iCrossing

synopsis: iCrossing, a global digital marketing agency, announced that it has moved its 50-person New York office to the Hearst Tower at 300 W. 57th Street. Hearst Corporation completed the acquisition of iCrossing on June 21st of this year.
buyer: The Hearst Corporation
The Hearst Corporation owns 12 daily newspapers and 14 weekly newspapers, 18 US consumer magazines (such as Cosmopolitan and Esquire), TV and radio stations (through 40%-owned Hearst Argyle Television), and a cartoon and features service (King Features). "
target: iCrossing
iCrossing is a global digital marketing agency driven by the consumer's perspective. The company combines search, social media, market research, analytics and mobile services to create digital marketing programs designed to help global brands find and connect with their customers.
price ($mm)
$325
rev ($mm)
$100
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/15/2008 via PR Newswire

Highpoint Solutions, acquired Aptiv Technology Partners

synopsis: HighPoint Solutions LLC, a premier provider of business-driven IT solutions, announced that it has completed an agreement to acquire Aptiv Technology Partners, LLC, a healthcare technology consulting firm with over 50 consultants and $10 million in annual revenues.
buyer: Highpoint Solutions
HighPoint Solutions is one of the leading life sciences IT consultancies, serving over 50 clients nationwide. The company provides business consulting, system integration, and professional services including onsite industry-specialized IT staffing, off-shore resources and managed hosting. "
target parent: iCrossing
target: Aptiv Technology Partners
Aptiv Technology Partners, a strategic management consulting firm, drives organizational success through proven IT solutions for healthcare providers and payers. Aptiv serves as a trusted advisor to its clients, based on extensive industry experience and a solid understanding of healthcare systems.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/14/2008 via PR Newswire

iCrossing, acquired 3GNet GmbH

synopsis: iCrossing a global digital marketing company, has acquired German digital marketing agency 3GNet GmbH. The acquisition extends iCrossing's leadership in the U.S. and U.K. into the pan-European market, further establishing the company's global footprint and client base.
buyer: iCrossing
iCrossing is a global digital marketing agency driven by the consumer's perspective. The company combines search, social media, market research, analytics and mobile services to create digital marketing programs designed to help global brands find and connect with their customers. "
target: 3GNet GmbH
The 3GNet GmbH, is one of Germany's leading agencies in the online marketing sector. The company employs a diverse, multilingual team of seventy to offer international search engine optimization, search engine marketing, and affiliate marketing management.
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closed 7/30/2007 via PR Newswire

iCrossing, acquired Proxicom, Inc.

synopsis: iCrossing Inc., a global digital marketing company, has acquired Web development agency Proxicom, Inc. The deal combines iCrossing's best-in-class digital marketing services and technologies with Proxicom's world-class Web and application development services to create the largest privately-held global digital marketing company.
buyer: iCrossing
iCrossing is a global digital marketing agency driven by the consumer's perspective. The company combines search, social media, market research, analytics and mobile services to create digital marketing programs designed to help global brands find and connect with their customers. "
target parent: The Gores Group, LLC
target: Proxicom, Inc.
Aptiv Technology Partners, a strategic management consulting firm, drives organizational success through proven IT solutions for healthcare providers and payers. Aptiv serves as a trusted advisor to its clients, based on extensive industry experience and a solid understanding of healthcare systems.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/26/2007 via PR Newswire

A Consortium of 4 buyers purchased a minority stake in iCrossing

synopsis: iCrossing a global digital marketing company, announced it has received an investment from Goldman, Sachs & Co., with additional investments from existing investors Oak Investment Partners, RRE Ventures and StarVest Partners L.P. The investment, totaling $62 million, will support iCrossing's acquisition and organic growth strategy.
buyer: Oak Investment Partners
buyer: RRE Ventures
buyer: StarVest Partners LP
buyer: Goldman Sachs & Co. (GS:$35,942.00)
Goldman Sachs is one of the oldest and largest investment banking firms. Goldman Sachs is also a global leader in private corporate equity and mezzanine investing. Goldman Sachs' Principal Investment Area has formed 12 investment vehicles aggregating $35 billion of capital to date. "
target: iCrossing
iCrossing is a global digital marketing agency driven by the consumer's perspective. The company combines search, social media, market research, analytics and mobile services to create digital marketing programs designed to help global brands find and connect with their customers.
price ($mm)
$62
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 3/19/2007 via

iCrossing, acquired Sharp Analytics

synopsis: iCrossing, a digital marketing agency committed to people's desire to find, will acquire Sharp Analytics, a leader in next generation business intelligence solutions. This move combines iCrossing's industry-leading digital marketing services with Sharp Analytics's proprietary marketing dashboard technology, SharpView.
buyer: iCrossing
iCrossing is a global digital marketing agency driven by the consumer's perspective. The company combines search, social media, market research, analytics and mobile services to create digital marketing programs designed to help global brands find and connect with their customers. "
target: Sharp Analytics
Sharp Analytics is a next generation business intelligence company that helps marketers turn data into actionable results. Sharp Analytics provides its client base - including companies such as HP and P&G - the most comprehensive campaign measurement available to marketers today.
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closed 2/12/2007 via PR Newswire

iCrossing, acquired Spannerworks

synopsis: iCrossing a digital marketing agency committed to people's desire to find, announced today that it has acquired the U.K.-based search marketing agency, Spannerworks. The acquisition leverages iCrossing's and Spannerworks's respective leadership in North America and Europe to establish a new international footprint for both companies.
buyer: iCrossing
iCrossing is a global digital marketing agency driven by the consumer's perspective. The company combines search, social media, market research, analytics and mobile services to create digital marketing programs designed to help global brands find and connect with their customers. "
target: Spannerworks
Spannerworks is a search-based digital marketing agency, specializing in natural search optimization, paid search and social media. Spannerworks has proven expertise in the retail, automotive, financial and travel sectors. Its current clients include Best Western Hotels, HBOS and BT.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/4/2006 via PR Newswire

iCrossing, acquired NewGate Internet, Inc.

synopsis: iCrossing a digital marketing agency committed to people's desire to find, has acquired the Bay-area-based search marketing agency NewGate Internet, Inc.
buyer: iCrossing
iCrossing is a global digital marketing agency driven by the consumer's perspective. The company combines search, social media, market research, analytics and mobile services to create digital marketing programs designed to help global brands find and connect with their customers. "
target: NewGate Internet, Inc.
NewGate Internet, Inc. is a Bay-area-based search marketing agency. NewGate's retail-focused client roster includes world-class brands such as Gap Inc. and LEGO.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 10/28/2005 via PR Newswire

Daou Systems Inc. merged with Proxicom, Inc.,

synopsis: Daou Systems, Inc. announced that it has completed the anticipated merger with and into PRX Acquisition Sub, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of Proxicom, Inc. (Proxicom). Proxicom is a portfolio company of The Gores Group, LLC (Gores). The cash payable to the holders of Daou's common stock is approximately $0.384.
buyer parent: iCrossing
buyer: Proxicom, Inc.
Aptiv Technology Partners, a strategic management consulting firm, drives organizational success through proven IT solutions for healthcare providers and payers. Aptiv serves as a trusted advisor to its clients, based on extensive industry experience and a solid understanding of healthcare systems. "
target: Daou Systems Inc.
Daou Systems provides expert consulting & management services to healthcare organizations in the design, deployment and support of IT infrastructure and application systems. Daou offers services that include application implementation, management and technology related business consulting & more.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/13/2019 via PR Newswire

Truesight Consulting, LLC merged with Marketscience Consulting, Ltd,

synopsis: Truesight Consulting, an independent, advanced marketing analytics and solutions company, has merged with Marketscience Consulting, an award-winning independent consultancy specializing in advanced econometric modelling, statistical analysis and bespoke advice on traditional and digital marketing investments.
buyer: Marketscience Consulting, Ltd
Marketscience Consulting is an award-winning independent consultancy specializing in advanced econometric modelling, statistical analysis and bespoke advice on traditional and digital marketing investments. "
target: Truesight Consulting, LLC
Truesight Consulting is an independent, advanced marketing analytics and solutions company that unifies technology, data, and modeling solutions to drive client results. Truesight was conceived to be a full service, radically transparent analytics partner.
price ($mm)
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announced 9/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Sunrise Investments SpA, will acquire ItaliaOnline S.p.A.

synopsis: Sunrise Investments SpA, an investment holding company in Italy, will acquire a 52.84% stake in Italiaonline SpA, Italy's biggest internet company. Italiaonline is a leader in digital advertising. The company offers a wide range of digital solutions, from online advertising to web design and web marketing.
buyer: Sunrise Investments SpA
Sunrise Investments SpA is an investment holding company in Italy. "
target: ItaliaOnline S.p.A. (BIT:IOL:$347.50)
Italiaonline is Italy's biggest internet company. Italiaonline is a leader in digital advertising. The company offers a wide range of digital solutions, from online advertising to web design and web marketing. They also own the biggest Italian portals and directories.
price ($mm)[EV]
$0.01 [($97.37)]*
rev ($mm)
$350
EBITDA ($mm)
$23
EV / rev
-0.3x
EV / EBITDA
-4.2x
closed 3/2/2018 via GlobeNewswire

3Q Digital, acquired 3Q Digital

synopsis: Harte Hanks announced that it has sold 3Q Digital to an entity owned by certain former owners of the 3Q Digital business. 3Q Digital is a fully integrated digital marketing agency based in Silicon Valley that offers SEM, SEO, social advertising, display, mobile advertising, analytics, and business strategy.
buyer: 3Q Digital
3Q Digital is a fully integrated digital marketing agency based in Silicon Valley. They offer SEM, SEO, social advertising, display, mobile advertising, analytics, and business strategy. They work with the fastest-growing B2C, B2B, ecommerce, and lead gen clients in the U.S. "
target parent: Harte-Hanks, Inc.
target: 3Q Digital
3Q Digital is a fully integrated digital marketing agency based in Silicon Valley. They offer SEM, SEO, social advertising, display, mobile advertising, analytics, and business strategy. They work with the fastest-growing B2C, B2B, ecommerce, and lead gen clients in the U.S.
price ($mm)[EV]
$5.00 [$40.00]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/10/2016 via Company Press Release

Axel Springer SE, acquired Emarketer Inc.

synopsis: Axel Springer SE acquires 93 percent of the shares in eMarketer Inc., a leading provider of high-quality analyses, reports, and digital market data for companies and institutions. eMarketer is the go-to source for excellently researched, authoritative business information in the fields of digital marketing, sales, and trends.
buyer: Axel Springer SE (DB:SPR:$3,564.30)
Axel Springer is one of the world’s largest digital publishers in terms of reach. Taking into account all digital platforms, the company attained 200 million unique users worldwide as a monthly average in Q1/2016. The company is active in more than 40 countries with subsidiaries, licenses, and more."
target: Emarketer Inc.
eMarketer is the go-to source for excellently researched, authoritative business information in the fields of digital marketing, sales, and trends. The company’s reports, databases, statistics, infographics, and forecasts have become standard tools in numerous industries.
price ($mm)
$242*
rev ($mm)
$46
EBITDA ($mm)
$14
EV / rev
5.7x
EV / EBITDA
19.3x
closed 9/19/2012 via BNC Analysis

BrandJuice, acquired FreeBird Digital

synopsis: BrandJuice announced the acquisition of Portland, Oregon-based digital marketing and brand storytelling agency, FreeBird Digital.
buyer: BrandJuice
BrandJuice is a 14-year-old brand strategy and innovation agency to Fortune 1,000 companies. "
target: FreeBird Digital
FreeBird Digital LLC provides multi-service digital marketing and brand storytelling services in business-to-business and business-to-consumer markets.
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closed 2/6/2012 via Market Wire

Smart Business Network Inc., acquired OnMark Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Smart Business Network, Inc. has acquired OnMark Solutions, Inc., a full-service e-marketing services company in Cleveland, deepening the expertise and capabilities offered to its wide range of clients. OnMark Solutions' client list includes a broad range of organizations, including Peeps Candy Co. and American Red Cross.
buyer: Smart Business Network Inc.
Smart Business Network Inc. is one of the nation's largest networks of local and custom B2B marketing channels. Its Smart Business Content Marketing Division provides custom content marketing products and services to leading companies in a broad range of industries. "
target: OnMark Solutions, Inc.
OnMark Solutions, Inc. is a full-service e-marketing services company in Cleveland. Its B2C and B2B online marketing consultant services include: audit, copywriting, lead generation, online opportunity generation, social media strategy, web analytics, website design, and more.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 11/9/2011 via BNC Analysis

MetrixLab, acquired CRM Metrix

synopsis: Online research firm MetrixLab has bought digital marketing analytics specialist CRM Metrix, creating a combined digital marketing research business of over €30m in annual revenues. MetrixLab works primarily in the areas of new product development, brand communication, e-business performance and customer satisfaction measurement.
buyer: MetrixLab
MetrixLab is a global Online Market Research company, specializing in the areas of New Product Development, Brand Communication, E-Business Performance and Satisfaction Research. MetrixLab has grown to be one of Europe's leading online market research companies. "
target: CRM Metrix
CRM Metrix is the only global company offering digital market research solutions with extensive global experience. It offers a full range of digital market research solutions to help clients make the best decisions at all stages of the digital marketing development process.
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closed 2/18/2011 via PR Newswire

Meebo, acquired MindSet

synopsis: Mindset Media, LLC, the ad technology and market research company that set the standard in psychographic targeting and insight, has announced the sale of materially all of its assets to a wholly owned subsidiary of Meebo, Inc.
buyer: Meebo
Integrating all social networks and communications channels into a single, simple-to-use solution, Meebo enables users to easily share content and communicate in real time with the people who matter to them. "
target: MindSet
Mindset Media, LLC is the ad technology and market research company that set the standard in psychographic targeting and insight. Mindset Media's groundbreaking research and ad technology help agencies define, plan and buy their psychographic targets.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/26/2010 via Company Press Release

The Hearst Corporation, acquired iCrossing

synopsis: iCrossing, a global digital marketing agency, announced that it has moved its 50-person New York office to the Hearst Tower at 300 W. 57th Street. Hearst Corporation completed the acquisition of iCrossing on June 21st of this year.
buyer: The Hearst Corporation
The Hearst Corporation owns 12 daily newspapers and 14 weekly newspapers, 18 US consumer magazines (such as Cosmopolitan and Esquire), TV and radio stations (through 40%-owned Hearst Argyle Television), and a cartoon and features service (King Features). "
target: iCrossing
iCrossing is a global digital marketing agency driven by the consumer's perspective. The company combines search, social media, market research, analytics and mobile services to create digital marketing programs designed to help global brands find and connect with their customers.
price ($mm)
$325
rev ($mm)
$100
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/6/2009 via PR Newswire

Knowledge Networks, acquired Dimestore Media, Inc.

synopsis: Knowledge Networks has acquired Dimestore Media, whose unique, proprietary technology enables marketers to measure the effectiveness of digital advertising by adding engaging surveys to online content as consumers engage in various digital media across the Internet.
buyer: Knowledge Networks
Knowledge Networks specializes in solving complex, high-impact problems. They work closely with clients to create healthy consumer-brand connections, effective marketing and advertising, sound public policies, and accurate social science research. "
target: Dimestore Media, Inc.
Dimestore Media enhances video and other advertising by wrapping ads in a casual game format that can be configured to test attentiveness and brand response or purchase intent and direct response.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/26/2007 via PR Newswire

A Consortium of 4 buyers purchased a minority stake in iCrossing

synopsis: iCrossing a global digital marketing company, announced it has received an investment from Goldman, Sachs & Co., with additional investments from existing investors Oak Investment Partners, RRE Ventures and StarVest Partners L.P. The investment, totaling $62 million, will support iCrossing's acquisition and organic growth strategy.
buyer: Oak Investment Partners
buyer: RRE Ventures
buyer: StarVest Partners LP
buyer: Goldman Sachs & Co. (GS:$35,942.00)
Goldman Sachs is one of the oldest and largest investment banking firms. Goldman Sachs is also a global leader in private corporate equity and mezzanine investing. Goldman Sachs' Principal Investment Area has formed 12 investment vehicles aggregating $35 billion of capital to date. "
target: iCrossing
iCrossing is a global digital marketing agency driven by the consumer's perspective. The company combines search, social media, market research, analytics and mobile services to create digital marketing programs designed to help global brands find and connect with their customers.
price ($mm)
$62
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/15/2011 via BusinessWire

Genpact Ltd, will acquire EmPower Research LLC

synopsis: Genpact Limited has signed a definitive agreement to acquire EmPower Research, an integrated media and business research company with strong capabilities in social media research, media monitoring and measurement. This acquisition will add significant expertise and intellectual property to Genpact’s Smart Decision Services business.
buyer: Genpact Ltd (G:$3,274.32)
Genpact is a global leader in business process and technology management, offering a broad portfolio of enterprise and industry-specific services. The company manages over 3,000 processes for more than 400 clients worldwide. "
target: EmPower Research LLC
EmPower Research is an integrated media and business research company. The company uses proprietary methodologies to listen and learn about conversations in the client ecosystem, deriving real insights for active stakeholder engagement.
price ($mm)
$17
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closed 7/7/2009 via PR Newswire

Q Interactive, acquired Postmaster Direct

synopsis: Q Interactive, a performance-based advertising network, announced the acquisition of Postmaster Direct,, a pioneer of double opt-in permission based email marketing, from Authentic Response, Inc. The purchase of Postmaster Direct will add high quality publishers and advertisers to Q Interactive's growing email advertising network.
buyer parent: Intrepid Investments, LLC
buyer: Q Interactive
Q Interactive provides digital marketing that help advertisers reach their target consumers and publishers better monetize their online audience. Q Interactive optimizes its services across a broad advertising network using a unique combination of behavioral, demographic and transactional data. "
target parent: Authentic Response, Inc.
target: Postmaster Direct
Since 1998, Authentic Response has led the market research industry with best of breed solutions for global online sample, including its Authentic Recruitment panelist recruitment technique, its patented Double Opt-in permission standards, and its Authentic Validation techniques.
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closed 8/16/2017 via PR Web

Splash Media, acquired Social Media Delivered, LLC

synopsis: Splash Media, a full service digital marketing agency, has acquired Social Media Delivered, a marketing agency that offers consulting, training and marketing services specializing in social media campaigns. Social Media Delivered serves clients from an array of industries and can do it all in English, Spanish and French.
buyer: Splash Media
Splash Media is a full service digital marketing agency. Splash offers a comprehensive suite of services including social marketing, search engine optimization, video production and digital media. Splash operates in 22 countries in 19 native languages and engages with 320 million consumers daily. "
target: Social Media Delivered, LLC
Social Media Delivered offers consulting, training and marketing services specializing in social media campaigns for organizations across all industries. They leverage the power of LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, Snapchat and more to get their clients’ goals accomplished.
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closed 1/5/2016 via PR Newswire

Pierry Software, acquired C.TRAC

synopsis: Pierry Software, an industry-leading marketing software integration and solutions company, announced it has acquired Cleveland-based C.TRAC Inc., an interactive agency in digital and direct mail marketing, database management, and related support services.
buyer: Pierry Software
Pierry Software helps companies optimize their digital marketing campaigns through Salesforce Marketing Cloud implementations and consulting services. The company quickly grew into a global preferred digital marketing partner for companies in all sectors. "
target: C.TRAC
C.Trac is an interactive agency specializing in digital and direct mail marketing, database management, and related support services. As a Salesforce Marketing Cloud Platinum Partner, C.Trac leverage technology and data to create targeted, cross-channel marketing solutions for both B2B and B2C.
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closed 4/15/2015 via PR Newswire

Matomy Media Group, acquired Avenlo Inc.

synopsis: Matomy Media Group has acquired a 70% stake in Avenlo Inc., a leading performance email marketing and ad targeting company. Avenlo's email placement optimization platform provides advertisers, agencies and media buyers with multi-screen ad targeting capabilities that deliver awareness, engagement and consumer action across all devices.
buyer: Matomy Media Group (LSE:MTMY:$68.34)
Matomy Media Group Ltd. is one of the world's leading digital performance-based advertising companies. Working across Web, mobile and social media platforms, Matomy offers advertisers, media partners and publishers a range of opportunities to generate risk-free performance-based results. "
target: Avenlo Inc.
Headquartered in Toronto, Avenlo maintains R&D facilities in Canada and the US and powers a group of world-class software architects, engineers and marketers. The Avenlo Connect Platform utilizes massive data sets to target a brand's audience, delivering enhanced results on an individual user basis.
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announced 1/29/2015 via Market Wire

IZEA, Inc., will acquire EByline

synopsis: IZEA, Inc., the leader in Social Sponsorship, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ebyline, Inc.. Ebyline is the premier marketplace for the creation of high-quality content for publishers and brands.
buyer: IZEA, Inc. (IZEA:$20.60)
IZEA is the pioneer of Social Sponsorship. The company builds cloud-based marketplaces that connect Brands with Creators who blog, tweet, pin, and post on their behalf. Brands receive influential consumer content and engaging shareable stories that drive awareness. "
target: EByline
Ebyline is a platform that connects companies with experienced, vetted freelancers to create exclusive high-quality content for publishers and brands. The Ebyline platform is designed to help manage content creation from start to finish.
price ($mm)
$9.75
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 8/8/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Alesco Data Group, LLC, acquired Statlistics

synopsis: The Alesco Group, provides data and data related services for direct mail, e-mail, telemarketing and digital advertising campaigns, announced that it has acquired Connecticut-based list management and list brokerage firm, Statlistics.
buyer: Alesco Data Group, LLC
Alesco Data Group provides data and related services for direct mail, e-mail, telemarketing and voice messaging campaigns. Thousands of customers use their products and services to find new customers, increase revenue, reduce selling costs, and grow profits. "
target: Statlistics
Statlistics offers professional list management, list brokerage, e-mail marketing, merge/purge and data processing services to multi-channel marketers.
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closed 6/16/2016 via Company Press Release

The Financial Times Ltd, acquired The Alpha Grid

synopsis: The Financial Times has acquired a controlling stake in Alpha Grid, a London-based media company specialising in the development and production of quality branded content across a range of channels, including broadcast, video, digital, social and events.
buyer parent: Nikkei Inc.
buyer: The Financial Times Ltd
The Financial Times, one of the world’s leading business news organisations, is recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. Providing news, comment, data and analysis for the global business community, the FT has a combined paid print and digital circulation of 793,000. "
target: The Alpha Grid
Alpha Grid is a media company specialising in delivering multiplatform content to the intellectually curious – from senior decision-makers to ambitious millennials. They’re about quality content, high-level audiences, a global outlook, a journalistic mindset and using smart content to grow business.
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closed 3/16/2016 via PR Web

Look Listen Inc., acquired Big Scary Cranium LLC

synopsis: Look Listen, an Inc. 500 digital agency in Atlanta, has announced it has acquired Big Scary Cranium, an award-winning marketing automation strategy and services provider. Big Scary Cranium extends Look Listen’s ability to create more meaningful connections between brands and customers through its database and behavioral marketing automation.
buyer: Look Listen Inc.
Founded in 2007, Look Listen is a full-service digital agency working in Digital Marketing, Digital Advertising, Digital Media, and eCommerce for a spectrum of clients from global corporations to visionary entrepreneurs. "
target: Big Scary Cranium LLC
Big Scary Cranium is an Atlanta-based content marketing agency that also specializes in B2B nurture marketing, customer insights, and marketing automation. They help companies develop meaningful two-way communications with customers and prospects.
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ItaliaOnline S.p.A.
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year
2019
rev ($mm)
$347.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$22.96
EBIT ($mm)
$30.25
Net Income ($mm)
$3.44
Employees
1389
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Ticker: TSE:3905
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Datasection Inc.
Datasection Inc.
Datasection Inc. is a Japanese company that provides marketing research, data provision and processing, and image analysis services. They offer analysis tools and research services for social media to help businesses mitigate social media risks such as rumors and accelerate their marketing.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$10.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.63
EBIT ($mm)
$0.42
Net Income ($mm)
$0.06
Employees
66
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Ticker: JP:4751
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CyberAgent Inc.
CyberAgent Inc.
CyberAgent Inc. engages in Internet media and Internet advertising businesses. It also involves in the investment development business. They are currently expanding their business in the field of Internet, a leading industry of the 21st Century.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$141,111.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$21,121.00
EBIT ($mm)
$17,411.00
Net Income ($mm)
$8,523.00
Employees
2437
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Ticker: SZSE:300058
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BlueFocus Communication Group
BlueFocus Communication Group
BlueFocus is one of the most recognized communications services groups originating in China. They provide a wide spectrum of marketing and brand management services across disciplines of Strategy, Digital, Advertising, Media, Social, PR, Design, Branding, CRM, Data, E-Commerce and Mobile solutions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,361.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$120.72
EBIT ($mm)
$102.91
Net Income ($mm)
$75.66
Employees
5445
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Ticker: JASDAQ:213
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iREP Co., Ltd.
IREP Co., Ltd. provides marketing services in Japan. It operates in two segments, Internet Marketing and Senior Marketing. The Internet Marketing segment engages in the sales agency business of listing advertisements in Japan for Yahoo Japan Corporation and Google, Inc.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$505.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.18
EBIT ($mm)
$8.91
Net Income ($mm)
$5.31
Employees
352
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Ticker: SZSE:300071
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spearhead Integrated Marketing Communication Group
Spearhead Integrated Marketing Communication Group
Spearhead Group, a Chinese A-shares listed public company, is one of the biggest digital IMC groups in China. With a clear strategy of "Big Data, Big Content", Spearhead keeps on expanding its specialty and strengthening its competency through 5 main business units.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$477.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$32.48
EBIT ($mm)
$31.51
Net Income ($mm)
$18.83
Employees
1247
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Ticker: 4293
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Septeni Holdings Co., Ltd.
Septeni Holdings Co., Ltd. provides Internet advertising and media content businesses. The company offers Internet-based comprehensive marketing support services for corporate clients, including services marketing platforms for ad networks, cloud based CRM services and Web solutions.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$461.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$19.13
EBIT ($mm)
$16.27
Net Income ($mm)
$17.99
Employees
809
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Ticker: DGIT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digital Generation, Inc.
Digital Generation, Inc.
Digital Generation, Inc. is the world's leading ad management and distribution platform. DG connects over 11,000 global advertisers and agencies with their targeted audiences through an expansive network of over 6,000 television broadcast stations and over 11,500 web publishers in 75 countries.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$385.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$103.07
EBIT ($mm)
$52.39
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: AIM:NFC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Next 15
Next 15
Next 15 is a communications business which employs over 1,250 people across 36 offices in 15 countries, incorporating 17 subsidiary agencies, spanning digital content, marketing, PR, consumer, technology, marketing software, market research, public affairs and policy communications.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$335.97
EBITDA ($mm)
$49.03
EBIT ($mm)
$33.01
Net Income ($mm)
$17.13
Employees
1979
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Ticker: ASX:SLM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Salmat Ltd.
Salmat Ltd.
Salmat is a leading Australian marketing services business. They partner with their clients to help them with the constant pressure of acquiring and servicing their customers, week-in, week-out. With media, digital and customer service capabilities, Salmat has the right solutions for their clients.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$333.12
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.46
EBIT ($mm)
$6.75
Net Income ($mm)
$3.26
Employees
3000
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Ticker: BSE:532368
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lycos Internet Limited
Lycos Internet Limited
Lycos Internet Limited has evolved from one of the first search engines on the web into a digital media powerhouse with three major divisions: LYCOS Media, LYCOS Advertising, and LYCOS Life (consumer products division). The company employs over 500 people working out of 24 offices worldwide.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$325.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$91.06
EBIT ($mm)
$88.24
Net Income ($mm)
$58.21
Employees
1000
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Ticker: DLGEF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digital Garage Inc.
Digital Garage produces innovative contexts for the age of the internet by combining three crucial technologies, namely Information Technology, Marketing Technology and Financial Technology. Their core competence is in the integration of the unique areas of specialization in these technologies.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$171.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$23.20
EBIT ($mm)
$18.65
Net Income ($mm)
$24.22
Employees
376
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Ticker: ENXTPA:HOP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hopscotch Global PR Group
Hopscotch Global PR Group
Hopscotch is a Paris-based communication consulting group that creates sustainable relationships between audiences and brands. Hopscotch specializes in PR, event marketing, and digital marketing. Hopscotch helps brands manage their reputation, engage their audiences, and generate more sales.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$164.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.56
EBIT ($mm)
$3.74
Net Income ($mm)
$3.30
Employees
313
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALNBT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetBooster Group
NetBooster Group
NetBooster is a leading independent European agency in digital performance marketing that makes its comprehensive expertise of digital marketing available to its clients to achieve the best possible performance for their investments.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$155.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.43
EBIT ($mm)
$4.88
Net Income ($mm)
$0.42
Employees
571
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Ticker: AIM:INTQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
InternetQ PLC
InternetQ PLC
InternetQ is one of the world's most successful Mobile, Social & APP-based service providers. Their disruptive mobile marketing, rich media and advertising platforms enable clients to profitably engage with the emerging social entertainment ecosystem.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$151.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.25
EBIT ($mm)
$12.92
Net Income ($mm)
$11.84
Employees
155
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