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closed 8/20/2014 via BNC Analysis

SheKnows.com, acquired StyleCaster Media Group, LLC

synopsis: The fashion and lifestyle site StyleCaster has been acquired by the Scottsdale, Ariz.-based SheKnows Media. StyleCaster Media Group operates an online personal style discovery platform. It provides content on styled looks, fashion features, beauty news, clothes and accessories, events, and weather.
buyer parent:Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: SheKnows.com
SheKnows.com is the authoritative source for women ages 25-54 with exclusive articles and content on pregnancy, parenting, health, hobbies, entertainment, money, dating, beauty and celebrities - and also serves as the demographic/psychographic hub for a family of other female-centric web properties.
target: StyleCaster Media Group, LLC
StyleCaster Media Group, LLC operates an online personal style discovery platform. It provides content on styled looks, fashion features, beauty news, clothes and accessories, events, and weather.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/20/2014 via BNC Analysis

PetSmart, Inc., will acquire Pet360 Inc.

synopsis: PetSmart announced its plans to acquire Pet360, which is a user friendly web resource for pet parents. Pet360 is the leading resource for pet parents, providing pet owners trusted information from a team of experts, connections to other pet parents, and easy online ordering solutions for pet food, meds and supplies.
closed 8/20/2014 via BusinessWeek

GoDaddy.com, acquired Mad Mimi

synopsis: GoDaddy, the world’s largest technology provider dedicated to small businesses, announced it has acquired Mad Mimi, which helps small businesses connect with customers through simple, beautiful and effective email marketing.
announced 8/20/2014 via Market Wire

The Hearst Corporation, will acquire WVTM-TV

synopsis: Hearst Corporation announced it has agreed to acquire Birmingham, Ala., NBC affiliate WVTM-TV, Channel 13, from Media General, Inc. WVTM-TV, virtual channel and VHF digital channel 13, is an NBC-affiliated television station serving Tuscaloosa, Gadsden, Anniston and its city of license Birmingham, Alabama, United States.
announced 8/20/2014 via PR Newswire

Meredith Corporation, will acquire WALA-TV

synopsis: Meredith Corporation announced a definitive agreement to purchase the broadcast assets of WALA-TV from Media General, Inc. WALA-TV, virtual channel 10 (VHF digital channel 9), is a Fox-affiliated television station located in Mobile, Alabama, United States, that also serves Pensacola, Florida.
closed 8/20/2014 via Company Press Release

Montagu Private Equity, acquired Open GI

synopsis: Montagu Private Equity LLP, one of Europe’s longest established private equity firms, announced the acquisition of Open International Ltd, the UK & Ireland’s leading supplier of business-critical software and services to the general insurance market from its private shareholders.
announced 8/20/2014 via PR Newswire

Media General, Inc., will purchase WTTA, KXRM and KXTU from Sinclair Broadcast Group

synopsis: Sinclair announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell Media General the broadcast assets of three stations in two markets, WTTA, KXRM and KXTU. WTTA is based out of Tampa, FL. KXRM and KXTU are based out of Colorado Springs, CO.
announced 8/20/2014 via PR Newswire

Sinclair Broadcast Group, will purchase 4 TV Stations from Media General, Inc.

synopsis: Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase the broadcast assets of four television stations from Media General, Inc. WJAR is a television station based out of Providence, RI. WLUK and WCWF are both based out of Green Bay, WI and WTGS is based out of Savannah, GA.
announced 8/19/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Global Payout, Inc., will acquire Maxie Mobile, LLC

synopsis: Global Payout, Inc., the leading provider of international electronic payment solutions, announced its intention to acquire 100% of Maxie Mobile, LLC., a revolutionary mobile payments provider focused on the "under-served" in markets in the US and globally.
closed 8/19/2014 via Market Wire

Search Optics, acquired DigiGo

synopsis: Search Optics, one of the nation's leading digital marketing solutions providers with a specialty in automotive, announced it has acquired KPA's DigiGo division, formerly known as TK Carsites. DigiGo provides the most innovative digital marketing solutions available to the automotive industry.
announced 8/19/2014 via PR Newswire

Caldwell Partners, will acquire Hawksmoor Search

synopsis: Retained executive search firm The Caldwell Partners International Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Hawksmoor Search, an executive search firm focusing on the insurance industry.
closed 8/19/2014 via Market Wire

Kirusa, acquired Saya Mobile

synopsis: Kirusa, the leader in voice messaging and social media mobile apps in emerging markets, announced that it has acquired Saya Mobile, a Ghana based provider of instant messaging apps geared specifically for African consumers.
closed 8/19/2014 via BusinessWire

JStokes Agency, acquired EMC Creative

synopsis: JStokes Agency, a leading, integrated marketing communications firm, announced it has acquired EMC Creative, a 35-year-old San Francisco Bay Area advertising agency. EMC is one of the most honored marketing firms specializing in land development, mixed-use communities and master-planned developments throughout the country.
announced 8/19/2014 via PR Newswire

Virgo Investment Group, will acquire Millennium Entertainment

synopsis: The management team of Millennium Entertainment, led by CEO Bill Lee, and Virgo Investment Group LLC ("Virgo"), a private investment firm, today announced a partnership to acquire the Millennium Entertainment catalog assets and film distribution platform from a consortium of investors.
closed 8/19/2014 via New York Times

Penske Media Corporation, acquired Fairchild Fashion Media

synopsis: Penske Media Corporation has acquired the U.S.-based trade publishing assets of Conde Nast’s Fairchild Fashion Media unit, the parent company of business-to-business brands Women’s Wear Daily, Footwear News, Beauty Inc, M and the Fairchild Summits.
closed 8/19/2014 via PR Newswire

Trimble Navigation Limited, acquired Manhattan Software, Inc.

synopsis: Trimble announced that it has acquired privately-held Manhattan Software, a leader in real estate and facility management software, headquartered in London. Manhattan is focused on improving the performance of clients' real estate and facilities, wherever they are located.
closed 8/18/2014 via Reuters

Google Inc., acquired JetPac Inc

synopsis: Google has acquired Jetpac, an iPhone application that uses pictures from various social networking sites to create city guides. Based on image processing of the world's Instagram photos, it tells where the happiest bars are, where to find the most scenic hikes, or hipster coffee places in any city in the world.
announced 8/18/2014 via PE Hub

MEDNAX, Inc., will acquire MedData, Inc.

synopsis: MEDNAX, Inc. announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire MedData, Inc., a provider of revenue cycle management services, including professional and facility coding, billing and collections, as well as an industry leading early out/patient pay solution, to emergency department, and other physician specialty groups.
closed 8/18/2014 via GlobeNewswire

ePlus, inc., acquired Evolve Technology Group

synopsis: ePlus inc. announced that its subsidiary, ePlus Technology, inc., acquired the operating assets and assumed certain liabilities of Granite Business Solutions, Inc. dba Evolve Technology Group, a leading provider of IT solutions in California, expanding ePlus' presence in the western United States.
closed 8/18/2014 via BusinessWire

Sherpa Analytics merged with Evolve24, LLC,

synopsis: Evolve24, a big data analytics and research company, and Sherpa Analytics, a big data analytics company, announced a merger between the two companies, effective immediately, to create a dynamic and powerful entity in the big data analytics industry.
announced 8/15/2014 via GlobeNewswire

SMTP, Inc., will acquire Graphic Mail

synopsis: SMTP, Inc., a global provider of email delivery services, announced the company entered into an agreement to acquire GraphicMail. GraphicMail is a global provider of integrated email solutions that include campaign management, email templates, analytics and advanced email editing capabilities.
buyer: SMTP, Inc.(SMTP:$5.96)
SMTP is a leading provider of services to facilitate email delivery, with a focus on marketing email delivery, but also supporting bulk and transactional sending, reputation management, compliance auditing, abuse processing and issue resolution.
target: Graphic Mail
GraphicMail is a profitable provider of integrated email solutions.They offer campaign management tools, email templates and analytics, as well as mobile and social media marketing tools that integrate seamlessly with email marketing initiatives.
price ($mm)
$5.20
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/18/2014 via GlobeNewswire

SMTP, Inc., acquired SharpSpring

synopsis: SMTP, Inc., a global provider of email delivery services, announced that it has completed the acquisition of SharpSpring, a privately held, cloud-based marketing automation provider offering a next-generation marketing automation solution rivaling the industry's top platforms in terms of features, functionality and performance.
announced 8/15/2014 via PR Newswire

Chatham, Omega Charitable Partnership, L.P., will acquire American Media Inc.

synopsis: American Media, Inc. ("AMI") announced that Chatham Asset Management, LLC and Omega Charitable Partnership, L.P. have agreed to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock of AMI. AMI owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and active lifestyle media brands in the United States.
closed 8/14/2014 via BNC Analysis

5just, acquired Red Flag Software Co., Ltd.

synopsis: 5just declared acquisition of Red Flag Software Co., Ltd., taking over research and development, marketing and promotion, technology service support and brand promotion of Linux products of the latter. Red Flag Software Co., Ltd. is the largest and most rapidly developed Linux vendor in China.
announced 8/14/2014 via BusinessWire

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., will acquire SmartThings

synopsis: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire SmartThings, the leading open platform for the smart home and the consumer Internet of Things. SmartThings supports an open and growing ecosystem of developers, who are producing new types of connected devices and unique apps in the cloud.
closed 8/14/2014 via Market Wire

Sprinklr, acquired TBG Digital

synopsis: Sprinklr, the leading independent end-to-end social relationship infrastructure, announced the acquisition of a top global paid social solution, TBG Digital. The combination of TBG Digital and Sprinklr provides large brands with the world's first converged social media solution. TBG is a full service social media partner to brands and agencies.
closed 8/14/2014 via PR Newswire

Ask.com, acquired Ask.fm

synopsis: Ask.com, the leading brand for online questions and answers and an operating business of IAC, announced it acquired Ask.fm, the world's largest Q&A social network, which facilitates question and answer exchange across its global user base of 180 million monthly unique users.
announced 8/14/2014 via Yahoo, Inc.

MYOB Limited, will acquire PayGlobal Limited

synopsis: MYOB Finance NZ Limited announced it has signed a conditional agreement to purchase PayGlobal Limited. a privately held software company, which employs approximately 120 customer-focused, talented individuals across Australia and New Zealand. Their PayGlobal Exolvo software solution provides integrated payroll and HR management tools.
closed 8/14/2014 via BusinessWire

Empirix Inc., acquired Verios Software & Systems Limited

synopsis: Empirix acquired real-time analytics solution company Verios Software & Systems to create the first service operation center management solution that will analyze and troubleshoot wireless network customer experience from their end-user devices to the core network in real time.
closed 8/14/2014 via BusinessWire

Heartland Payment Systems Inc., acquired Leaf Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: Heartland Payment Systems, the nation's fifth largest payment processor and a leading provider of merchant business solutions, announced that it acquired Leaf, creator of a mobile Point of Sale (POS) tablet specifically designed for commerce.
closed 8/14/2014 via PR Web

High Rock, acquired Pylot Studios

synopsis: High Rock, a digital marketing agency headquartered in Maryland, announced the acquisition of Baltimore-based Pylot Studios, a firm specializing in 3D renderings and 3D animation. The owners of Pylot Studios will be instrumental in advancing High Rock’s advertising and marketing solutions with the integration of 3D technologies.
closed 8/14/2014 via BNC Analysis

Intuit, Inc., acquired itDuzzit

synopsis: Intuit has acquired itDuzzit, a cloud integration platform that offers pre-built integration solutions and connectors for several cloud (web) applications. Their drag-and-drop configurator let's users integrate their apps in minutes.
closed 8/13/2014 via Yahoo, Inc.

JumpForward, acquired Elevation

synopsis: JumpForward completed its acquisition of Elevation(R) from Innovative Sports Strategies, a custom business office software solution for college athletic departments. Elevation(R) streamlines and brings integrity to all athletic department financial planning and reporting.
closed 8/13/2014 via Yahoo, Inc.

The Geniuses at Work Corporation, acquired ZenMiner

synopsis: The Geniuses At Work Corporation has acquired controlling equity in the cloud mining firm ZenMiner, widely considered the industry's top-performing mining service. Geniuses At Work plans to utilize ZenMiner's technology to streamline partner integration and accelerate development of "Project Prime", the company's next-generation Bitcoin platform.
closed 8/13/2014 via Yahoo, Inc.

MDC Partners, Inc., acquired Hunter Public Relations, LLC

synopsis: MDC Partners Inc. announced that it has acquired a majority partnership interest in leading consumer public relations firm Hunter Public Relations. Hunter PR is a mid-size marketing communications firms in the country, with expertise in the food and beverage, wine and spirits, home and lifestyle, pet care, and health and beauty industries.
closed 8/13/2014 via BNC Analysis

Aurum Group Ltd, acquired Watch Shop

synopsis: Aurumn Group, which owns the Mappin & Webb, Watches of Switzerland and Goldsmiths fascias, has acquired 100% of the share capital of Watch Shop, which operates the brand Watch Shop (www.watchshop.com), a high street and online designer watch and jewellery retailer.
announced 8/13/2014 via BNC Analysis

Phaidon, will acquire Artspace Marketplace, Inc.

synopsis: Billionaire Leon Black’s art publisher Phaidon Press, the world’s premier publisher of books on the visual arts, will acquire Artspace.com, a website launched in 2011 that facilitates online sales for more than 100 galleries and nonprofit organizations.
announced 8/13/2014 via BusinessWire

iQU, will acquire HoneyTracks GmbH

synopsis: Dutch games marketing firm iQU and Munich-based games analytics firm HoneyTracks announced that they have reached an agreement for iQU to acquire HoneyTracks.The acquisition reinforces iQU's commitment to provide game developers and publishers with a package of real-time solutions across the entire acquisition, retention and monetization funnel.
announced 8/13/2014 via GlobeNewswire

MedAssets Inc., will acquire Sg2, LLC

synopsis: MedAssets, Inc., a healthcare performance improvement company focused on helping providers realize financial and operational gains, announced it signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately held SG-2, LLC, a leading provider of healthcare market intelligence, strategic analytics and clinical consulting services.
closed 8/13/2014 via BNC Analysis

King Digital Entertainment plc, acquired NonStop Games Ltd

synopsis: Candy Crush maker King has bought a Singapore-based games developer Nonstop Games, a next generation tablet and mobile gaming start-up with solid financing. They target to be the leader in mobile and tablet games made for gamers. They are very passionate about user experience and game elements like strategy, PvP, player profiles, events and more.
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
announced 8/8/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Gemalto NV, will acquire SafeNet Inc.

synopsis: Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of the share capital of SafeNet, a worldwide leader in data protection and software monetization. Headquartered in Belcamp, Maryland, USA, SafeNet is one of the largest dedicated digital information security companies in the world.
buyer: Gemalto NV(GTO:$3,205.11)
Gemalto is the world leader in digital security with 2013 annual revenues of €2.4 billion and more than 12,000 employees operating out of 85 offices and 25 research and software development centers, located in 44 countries. They develop secure embedded software and secure products.
target parent: Vector Capital
target: SafeNet Inc.
SafeNet, Inc. is one of the largest information security companies in the world, and is trusted to protect the most sensitive data for market-leading organizations around the globe. Its data-centric approach focuses on the protection of high-value information throughout its lifecycle.
price ($mm)
$890
rev ($mm)
$337
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/8/2014 via BusinessWire

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp., purchased FIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD from Alpine Labs

synopsis: Cinedigm has acquired Alpine Labs' hybrid competition reality series FIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, the first original series acquisition for ‘CON TV, Cinedigm’s direct-to-consumer, streaming network targeting Comic Con and pop culture fans. FIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD is an unprecedented mash-up of the reality and scripted genres.
announced 8/8/2014 via BusinessWire

Courier Corporation, will acquire Digital Page Grafica e Editora

synopsis: Courier Corporation, one of America’s leading innovators in book manufacturing, publishing and content management, announced that it has renegotiated its agreement with Digital Page Grafica e Editora, a digital textbook printer based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Under the revised terms, Courier will hold a 60% interest in Digital Page.
closed 8/8/2014 via Wall Street Journal

Altas Partners LP, Baring Private Equity Asia, acquired St. George's University

synopsis: St. George’s University received an investment from Altas Partners and Baring Private Equity Asia. St. George’s is an independent, for-profit, international university in Grenada, West Indies, offering degrees in medicine, veterinary medicine, public health, the health sciences, nursing, arts and sciences, and business.
closed 8/8/2014 via Company Press Release

Rakuten Inc., acquired Slice Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Slice Technologies has announced that they have been acquired by Rakuten. Slice Technologies, Inc., a consumer Internet company, provides solutions to online shoppers to track packages automatically, store e-receipts to facilitate returns, save money with price drop alerts, and know their online spending.
closed 8/7/2014 via PR Newswire

Saxco International, acquired Square Peg Packaging and Printing, LLC

synopsis: The Sterling Group, a middle market private equity firm based in Houston, Texas, announced that its portfolio company, Saxco International has completed the acquisition of Square Peg Packaging and Printing, LLC, which designs and supplies a variety of customized packaging and commercial printing materials, and delivers innovative marketing ideas.
closed 8/7/2014 via GlobeNewswire

MSDSonline, acquired Knowledge Management Innovations

synopsis: In a move to accelerate growth and broaden its reach in the Environment, Health and Safety market, MSDSonline – the leading provider of cloud-based compliance solutions – announced it has acquired Oakville, Canada-based Knowledge Management Innovations (KMI), one of the most respected global EHS Management Information Systems providers.
closed 8/7/2014 via BusinessWire

Digital Payments Plc, acquired Muscato Group Inc.

synopsis: Digital Payments PLC is pleased to announce it has completed the acquisition of M2 Systems Corporation, a financial and healthcare services technology company that engages in the development, operation, and licensing of proprietary technology.
announced 8/7/2014 via Company Press Release

Yahoo Japan Corporation, will acquire Synergy Marketing, Inc.

synopsis: Yahoo Japan Corporation has agreed to acquire Synergy Marketing, Inc., a marketing technology company in Japan, that offers customer relationship management (CRM) implementation through cloud and agent services, such as building and maintaining IT infrastructure, and planning CRM implementation.
closed 8/7/2014 via PR Newswire

Observer Capital, acquired SourceMedia, Inc.

synopsis: Investcorp, a global provider and manager of alternative investment products, announced that it has completed the sale of SourceMedia, a diversified business-to-business media company, to Observer Capital, an investment firm focused on private equity and special situation opportunities across the media, finance and business services industries.
closed 8/7/2014 via PR Newswire

Blackboard Inc., acquired CardSmith

synopsis: Blackboard, the world's leading education technology company that is reimagining education by challenging conventional thinking and advancing new learning models, has acquired CardSmith, the industry's leading cloud provider of campus card solutions and turn-key card program management services.
announced 8/7/2014 via Reuters

Facebook, will acquire PrivateCore

synopsis: Facebook Inc will to acquire PrivateCore, a company that helps protect the computers and data centers that power Internet services. PrivateCore's technology can validate and secure server data and can protect computer servers from persistent malware, unauthorized physical access, and malicious hardware devices.
closed 8/7/2014 via BusinessWire

Bullhorn, Inc, acquired The Code Works Inc.

synopsis: Bullhorn®, the global leader in customer relationship management software for the staffing and recruiting industries, announced that it has acquired The Code Works Inc. – the makers of VMS Access, a cloud-based software product that integrates corporate procurement and vendor management systems like SAP’s Fieldglass with CRM systems.
closed 8/7/2014 via Company Press Release

Intuit, Inc., acquired PaySuite

synopsis: PaySuite has announced its acquisition by Intuit. PaySuite is a cloud-based, self-service payroll software provider. PaySuite's features includes Bacs, PAYE and NI calculations, electronic payslips, full reporting, P45, pensions, real time information, unlimited employees, unlimited payrolls, and more.
closed 8/7/2014 via PR Newswire

Quantum Corporation, acquired Symform

synopsis: Quantum Corp. announced that it has acquired Symform's cloud storage services platform, which is currently used by 45,000 individual users and small businesses in 170 countries. Symform's extensible cloud service is well-proven in the market, with petabytes of storage and billions of data objects under management in a broad range of use cases.
announced 8/7/2014 via BusinessWire

Ellie Mae, Inc., will acquire AllRegs

synopsis: Ellie Mae, a leading provider of innovative on-demand software solutions and services for the residential mortgage industry, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire AllRegs, a leading information provider for the mortgage industry.
announced 8/6/2014 via BNC Analysis

Bayou City Broadcasting LLC, will acquire WEVV

synopsis: Nexstar Broadcasting Group said that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Bayou City Broadcasting Evansville Inc. (BCBE) for the sale of WEVV, the CBS television affiliate located in Evansville, Indiana operating on analog channel 44. WEVV began broadcasting in 1983. Their studio and offices are located in downtown Evansville.
closed 8/6/2014 via Company Press Release

Kinnser Software, acquired ADLware

synopsis: Kinnser Software, Inc. announced that it has acquired ADLware. ADLware is a web-based system that includes family access portals, caregiver scheduling portals, lead generation tools, mobile intake and assessment forms, CRM tools for tracking referrals, system alerts, and scheduling and billing capabilities.
closed 8/6/2014 via Company Press Release

IHS, Inc., acquired Global Trade Information Services Incorporated

synopsis: IHS Inc., the leading global source of critical information and insight, announced the acquisition of Global Trade Information Services, the preeminent provider of international merchandise trade data. Corporations, governments, and associations use their trade data systems to develop an enhanced understanding of global trade information.
announced 8/6/2014 via Company Press Release

Ateras will be merged with BluePhoenix Solutions,

synopsis: BluePhoenix Solutions and Sophisticated Business Systems, Inc., announced entry into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Ateras and a wholly-owned subsidiary of BluePhoenix would merge. ATERAS offers state of the art tools and services to their clients for modernizing and migrating legacy systems.
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
closed 8/1/2014 via BusinessWire

Exclusive Networks Group, acquired WhiteGold Solutions Pty Ltd

synopsis: Exclusive Networks Group announced its acquisition of Sydney-headquartered WhiteGold Solutions, the leading independent value added distributor of IT security, networking, converged infrastructure and datacentre solutions for the Australia/New Zealand enterprise channel.
buyer: Exclusive Networks Group
Exclusive Networks Group is the SuperVAD that de-risks accelerated market entry and growth for innovative security, networking and infrastructure technology vendors. Since 2003, Exclusive Networks Group has pursued a unique approach to growing its value-added distribution business.
target: WhiteGold Solutions Pty Ltd
Sydney-headquartered WhiteGold Solutions is the leading independent value added distributor of IT security, networking, converged infrastructure and datacentre solutions for the Australia/New Zealand enterprise channel.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/1/2014 via Market Wire

NewBay Media LLC, acquired AV-iQ

synopsis: NewBay Media, publisher of leading commercial AV magazines has announced the acquisition of AV-IQ, the AV industry's Equipment, Providers Directory & Industry Resource Center, from InfoComm International. AV-IQ is a comprehensive online resource for the pro-AV industry that includes equipment database, case studies and local service directories.
closed 8/1/2014 via BusinessWire

Lion Equity Partners, acquired Homes & Land

synopsis: Lion Equity Partners, through its affiliate Real Estate Media Holdings, LLC announced that it has acquired substantially all the assets of Endurance Business Media, Inc., including all print and digital assets and trademarks of Homes & Land, Estates & Homes, Rental Guide and Home Guide. Homes & Land is an integrated real estate media platform.
closed 8/1/2014 via AP - Associated Press

Project: WorldWide, acquired Pitch, Inc.

synopsis: Independent agency network Project: WorldWide announced it has acquired Pitch, an award-winning fully integrated advertising agency based in Culver City, California. Pitch creates ideas worth talking about for agency of record clients including Burger King, Meineke, Living Spaces and Closet Factory with project work for Pepsi, Asics, and Pinkberry.
closed 8/1/2014 via PR Newswire

Source Medical Solutions, Inc., acquired Encircle Healthcare

synopsis: Source Medical Solutions, Inc., the nation's leading provider of specialized software and billing services to outpatient surgery centers, specialty hospitals and rehabilitation centers, announced it has acquired Encircle Healthcare Management, LLC. Encircle offers a secure, web-based information-exchange portal.
closed 8/1/2014 via Market Watch

ThinkGeek, acquired Treehouse Brand Stores

synopsis: Geeknet, Inc. the parent company of online retailer ThinkGeek.com announced the acquisition of Treehouse Brand Stores, LLC. Treehouse Brand Stores works directly with major video game publishers to engage fans with their unique and exclusive products.
closed 8/1/2014 via Company Press Release

iris Worldwide, acquired Pepper Global

synopsis: Iris Worldwide has acquired Pepper Global, a leading integrated marketing and communications agency. Pepper employs 150 marketing professionals across three continents, including offices in Munich, Chicago, Singapore and Vienna.
closed 8/1/2014 via Company Press Release

Investis Ltd, acquired global3digital

synopsis: Investis Ltd, the global specialists in digital corporate communications, has further strengthened its position in Europe with the acquisition of global3digital. global3digital provides an end-to-end digital solution for clients, designing, building and supporting corporate websites and apps. It works with 150 companies across the UK and Europe.
closed 7/31/2014 via Company Press Release

United Business Media Limited, acquired Seatrade Communications Ltd.

synopsis: UBM, owner and organiser of Cruise Shipping Miami, Marintec China, Sea Japan, and other events serving the Cruise and General Maritime industries worldwide, announces its acquisition of Seatrade Communications Ltd. Seatrade is recognised as a brand leader in the global business to business maritime industries.
closed 7/31/2014 via BNC Analysis

Palantir Technologies, acquired Propeller

synopsis: Palantir Technologies has acquired Propeller. Propeller is a web platform to quickly create and update apps with an intuitive drag-and-drop interface. No code, no problem even with no design or programming experience, one can make something beautiful.
closed 7/31/2014 via BNC Analysis

IBM, acquired CrossIdeas

synopsis: IBM announced it has acquired Italy-based CrossIdeas, a privately held provider of security software that governs user access to applications and data across on-premise and cloud environments. The acquisition of CrossIdeas extends IBM's leadership in delivering innovation, services and software for securing enterprises.
closed 7/31/2014 via BNC Analysis

SESAC, Inc., acquired Rumblefish, Inc.

synopsis: Performing rights organization, SESAC, has acquired Rumblefish, Inc. Rumblefish will operate as an independent subsidiary of SESAC. Rumblefish powers music offerings for leading platforms including Youtube, Vimeo and Shuttershock and issues over 50,000 micro-licenses daily across a licensed portfolio of over 5 million copyrights.
announced 7/31/2014 via PR Newswire

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel will be merged with Journal Media Group,

synopsis: The E.W. Scripps Company and Journal Communications have agreed to spin off and then merge their newspapers. The newspaper company will be called Journal Media Group and will combine Scripps' daily newspapers and related digital products with Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Wisconsin community publications and affiliated digital products.
announced 7/31/2014 via Market Wire

Oracle Corporation, will acquire TOA Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Oracle announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire TOA Technologies, a leading provider of cloud-based field service solutions that manage and optimize the last mile of customer service for enterprises by coordinating activities between dispatchers, mobile employees and their customers.
announced 7/31/2014 via BusinessWire

RTL Group, will acquire SpotXchange

synopsis: RTL Group, the leading European entertainment network, announced that it has signed a binding agreement with the current shareholders of SpotXchange, Inc. to acquire a 65 percent majority stake in the Denver-based video advertising monetization company. SpotXchange was the first online advertising marketplace with an exclusive focus on video.
announced 7/31/2014 via BusinessWire

BAE Systems, will acquire Signal Innovations Group, Inc

synopsis: BAE Systems, a global defense, security and aerospace company, announces it has entered into an agreement for the proposed bolt-on acquisition of Signal Innovations Group, Inc., a provider of imaging technologies and analytics to the U.S. intelligence and defense communities.
announced 7/31/2014 via BNC Analysis

Marimedia Ltd., will acquire Taptica

synopsis: Mariamedia announced it will acquire Taptica. Taptica is a leading mobile user acquisition platform that offers brands and app developers a full suite of advertising and monetization solutions, bringing value to its thousands of clients by helping them acquire profitable users and generate meaningful revenue.
closed 7/31/2014 via Market Wire

Swagbucks, acquired SodaHead

synopsis: Prodege, LLC, parent of rewards community Swagbucks (www.swagbucks.com), announces its acquisition of SodaHead (www.sodahead.com), a leading digital consumer polling company. SodaHead's consumer website and mobile apps average over 3 million monthly unique visitors.
announced 7/30/2014 via Reuters

CME Group, will acquire FENICS and Trayport

synopsis: CME Group Inc, the world's largest futures exchange operator, will buy derivatives broker GFI Group Inc for two units called Trayport and FENICS, to expand its reach in the European energy and foreign exchange markets. FENICS provides intuitive price discovery software to currency derivative markets and Trayport provides energy trading solutions.
announced 7/30/2014 via PR Newswire

The E.W. Scripps Company, will purchase broadcast operations from Journal Communications Inc.

synopsis: The E.W. Scripps Company, a company that serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of television, print and digital media brands, and Journal Communications, a diversified media company with operations in television and radio broadcasting, publishing and digital media, have agreed to merge their broadcast operations.
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target

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