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announced 8/26/2016 via BNC Analysis

iGambit, Inc., will acquire HubCentrix Inc.

synopsis: Under the terms of the LOI, iGambit Inc. will acquire substantially all the assets of web-based collaboration and digital asset management company, HubCentrix Inc. and will assume certain specifically identified liabilities. iGambit is a software and technology holding company.
buyer: iGambit, Inc.(OTCPK:IGMB:$0.58)
iGambit is a fully reporting publicly-held company. They are a diversified holding company pursuing and evaluating a number of strategic objectives. These objectives include the potential acquisition of early-stage technology companies with strong growth potential recognized in the public arena.
target: HubCentrix Inc.
HubCentrix Inc. has been at the forefront of web-based collaboration and digital asset management. HubCentrix has a special expertise in streamlining the process of capturing and managing information in the document-intensive medical field.
price ($mm)
$3.60
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closed 8/26/2016 via BNC Analysis

Alpina Partners, acquired cimdata software

synopsis: Funds managed by Alpina Partners has acquired a majority stake in cimdata software GmBH. cimdata software is a specialist for high-end ERP-solutions in manufacturing and production planning.
announced 8/25/2016 via Company Press Release

Ascential plc, will acquire One Click Retail

synopsis: Ascential plc, the international, business-to-business, media company with a focused portfolio of market-leading events and information services products, agreed to acquire 100% of US-based e-commerce analytics provider Oneclickretail.com LLC. One Click Retail's Dashboard product provides insights to help customers drive sales throughout eCommerce.
announced 8/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

SAP SE, will acquire Altiscale

synopsis: Enterprise software company SAP is acquiring Altiscale, a startup that offers a cloud-based version of the Hadoop open source software for storing, processing, and analyzing lots of different kinds of data.
closed 8/25/2016 via Company Press Release

Mercury Network, LLC, acquired Platinum Data Solutions

synopsis: Serent Capital, a San Francisco-based private equity firm focused on investing in fast-growing software and technology businesses, announced that its portfolio company Mercury Network has acquired Platinum Data Solutions, a leading provider of valuation data and analytics solutions in the residential mortgage and appraisal technology industry.
announced 8/25/2016 via PR Newswire

BGC Partners L.P., will acquire Perimeter Markets Inc.

synopsis: BGC Partners, Inc., a leading global brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets, announced that BGC has entered into an agreement to acquire Perimeter Markets Inc. Perimeter Markets is an independent provider of electronic fixed income and futures trading in Canada, through its CBID platforms.
closed 8/24/2016 via BNC Analysis

At Home Diva, acquired Zapluk

synopsis: Online classifieds firm Quikr India Pvt. Ltd has acquired ZapLuk, an on-demand beauty and wellness services provider, to grow its beauty services brand AtHomeDiva. ZapLuk is a free Beauty, Wellness and Fitness app to book appointments with a stylist of choice at home.
closed 8/24/2016 via BNC Analysis

gamigo AG, acquired HoneyTracks GmbH

synopsis: gamigo AG, one of the leading gaming companies in Europe and North America with more than 100 million registered user accounts, has acquired HoneyTracks, a company that provides a SaaS based service for big data analysis of free-to-play online games on any platform.
closed 8/24/2016 via Company Press Release

FlightGlobal, acquired Diio, LLC

synopsis: FlightGlobal has acquired Diio, a pioneering US business that will help create a powerhouse in data analytics for the global air travel sector. Diio, a leading provider of airline market intelligence tools, and FlightStats, a pioneer in flight data services, will now sit alongside FlightGlobal's existing portfolio of aircraft data services.
closed 8/24/2016 via Company Press Release

Savvia Inc merged with CompuVision Systems Inc.,

synopsis: CompuVision Systems Inc., a full service Managed Services Provider with over 24 years of experience in reducing chaos for small, medium, and large enterprises, has merged with Savvia, a premium IT advisory company based in Edmonton, Alberta.
closed 8/24/2016 via BNC Analysis

LDC Limited, acquired ByBox Engineering

synopsis: LDC has backed the management buyout of ByBox, an operator of secured lockers. ByBox provides technology-enabled lockers which allow parts to be delivered to engineers in the energy, telecoms and technology sectors. The company’s proprietary software, Thinventory, connects ByBox’s network of smart boxes in nearly 900 locations.
closed 8/24/2016 via Crain's BtoB

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, acquired Precision Dialogue

synopsis: Print, Digital and Supply Chain Solutions company, R.R. Donnelley has acquired Precision Dialogue, an insights driven, multi-channel customer engagement firm from, the middle market private equity firm, Kirtland Capital Partners.
announced 8/24/2016 via BNC Analysis

HiQ International, will acquire Great Apes ltd

synopsis: HiQ is acquiring Great Apes, a digital design and development agency in Helsinki, Finland. Great Apes employs close to 15 specialists within areas such as concept development, service design and user experience.
announced 8/24/2016 via BNC Analysis

AuthX Consulting LLC will be merged with Create Digital, Inc.,

synopsis: Full-service digital and social media agency, Create Digital has signed a letter of intent to merge with AuthX, a digital strategy firm providing consulting and strategy work for companies wanting to market themselves online.
closed 8/24/2016 via Company Press Release

Health Lumen, acquired Cobalt Talon LLC

synopsis: Cobalt Talon, a health care analytics company created out of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City, has been sold to Health Lumen, a privately held health care analytics company. Health Lumen acquired a majority share in Cobalt Talon after working with the Cobalt Talon team for several months. The purchase price wasn’t disclosed.
announced 8/24/2016 via BNC Analysis

Pinterest, will acquire InstaPaper, LLC

synopsis: Pinterest said that it would be acquiring the team behind Instapaper, which will continue operating as a separate app. With one click, Instapaper lets users save, read, and manage the things they find on the Internet. Save all of the interesting articles, videos, cooking recipes, song lyrics and more.
closed 8/24/2016 via Company Press Release

Santy Integrated, Inc., acquired BJC Public Relations

synopsis: BJC Public Relations has been acquired by Scottsdale/Los Angeles-based Santy, a rapidly growing full service marketing agency. BJC serves B to B and B to C clients based in the southwest or with a significant presence in Arizona, providing services including media relations, strategic communications and community outreach, among others.
closed 8/24/2016 via Company Press Release

ScribbleLive, acquired Linkdex

synopsis: ScribbleLive, the leading global content marketing solution provider, announced that it has acquired Linkdex, the world’s leading SEO platform for in-house teams and their agencies. Hundreds of teams, covering thousands of brands, utilize the Linkdex Enterprise SEO platform across the globe.
closed 8/24/2016 via GlobeNewswire

TripAdvisor LLC, acquired Citymaps

synopsis: TripAdvisor®, a travel planning and booking site, announced that it has acquired New York-based Citymaps, a social mapping platform that enables tourists to discover hot spots, all around the world. The website and app make it easy for consumers to find points of interest, navigate urban destinations and share favorite locations with friends.
closed 8/24/2016 via BusinessWire

Zazoom Media Group, LLC, acquired Ruckus Factory Digital Studios

synopsis: ZMG (Zazoom Media Group) announced that it has acquired Ruckus Factory Digital Studios, a Chicago-based content incubator and production studio specializing in comedy, lifestyle and documentary production. Ruckus Factory will join ZMG, a leading premium video creator and multi-platform content distributor.
announced 8/19/2016 via PR Newswire

Global University Systems, will acquire Arden University Limited

synopsis: International education group, Global University Systems B.V. announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Arden University Limited, a specialist online distance and blended learning university with 6,500 students, from US-based Capella Education Company.
buyer: Global University Systems
Global University Systems is a global education group made up of a number of prestigious institutions, offering a broad range of professional, vocational, graduate and post-graduate programs to 50,000 students each year from around 150 countries.
target parent: Capella Education Company
target: Arden University Limited
Arden University, previously Resource Development International (RDI), is a leading independent provider of UK university qualifications by distance learning. It offers more than 50 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes to domestic and international students.
price ($mm)
$20
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closed 8/19/2016 via Company Press Release

ScienceLogic, acquired AppFirst

synopsis: ScienceLogic, the leader in hybrid IT monitoring, announced that it has acquired AppFirst, a real-time application-aware monitoring and analytics company. AppFirst allows users to understand what resources are consumed at the time of execution; auto-detects applications, processes, threads, sockets, file operations, registry access, and more.
announced 8/19/2016 via BusinessWire

CompuCom Systems, Incorporated, will purchase IoT Business from Extensys

synopsis: CompuCom Systems, Inc., a leading technology infrastructure services company, announced it has agreed to acquire the Internet of Things (IoT) division of Extensys, a top provider of IoT and managed IT services. The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed, and the acquisition is expected to be finalized in 45 days.
closed 8/19/2016 via PR Newswire

Sparks Marketing Group, acquired Big City Moms

synopsis: Award-winning experiential and event marketing agency, Sparks announced its expansion from "event agency" to "event owner" with its acquisition of Big City Moms (BCM), a New York-based media company. Big City Moms is a leading producer of content and events for new and expecting parents
closed 8/19/2016 via PR Newswire

Dick's Sporting Goods, acquired Affinity Sports, LLC

synopsis: DICK'S Sporting Goods, the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, announced the acquisition of Affinity Sports, a sports management technology company based in San Diego.
closed 8/19/2016 via BNC Analysis

Richard Donnelly, purchased The Sun Newspapers from Elauwit Media LLC

synopsis: Richard Donnelly, principal of Newspaper Media Group and its affiliates, announced that he has acquired The Sun Newspapers based in Haddonfield, New Jersey, from Elauwit Media. The Sun Newspapers are published weekly in nine towns in South Jersey as well as in Princeton in Central Jersey.
closed 8/19/2016 via BNC Analysis

Foxpost, acquired Webox Hungary Kft

synopsis: Automated parcel terminal operator, Foxpost, has acquired 100% of Hungarian peer Webox Hungary. WeBox Hungary is the new and convenient way to collect online shopping from a network of automated self-service parcel lockers 24/7.
closed 8/19/2016 via PR Web

SonderMind LLC, acquired Uvize

synopsis: SonderMind, a fast-growing behavioral health company that provides consumers with accessible and convenient options for high quality mental wellness, announced that it has acquired Uvize, Inc. Uvize provides cloud-based mentorship software for organizations to accelerate and improve connections between mentors and proteges.
closed 8/18/2016 via Market Wire

Epi-Use Limited, acquired G3 Global

synopsis: EPI-USE, the leading global SAP HCM specialists, has acquired G3G, an SAP channel partner, SAP-certified cloud hosting and SAP HANA managed service provider, focused on SAP implementation, support, cloud and hosting services. G3G helps businesses and organizations streamline operations, reduce IT costs, and improve reporting capabilities.
closed 8/18/2016 via BusinessWire

REAN Cloud LLC, acquired Opex Software LLP.

synopsis: REAN Cloud (“REAN”), an Amazon Web Services (“AWS”) Premier Consulting Partner in the AWS Partner Network (APN), has acquired Opex Software (“Opex”), a DevOps company focused on Dev and Test Automation to fortify REAN’s already strong suite of Infrastructure Automation capabilities.
closed 8/18/2016 via BNC Analysis

Sumit Gandhi and Manish Gandhi, acquired PosterGully

synopsis: Sumit Gandhi and Manish Gandhi, promoters of Asian Business Exhibitions and Conferences (ABEC), announced the acquisition of Delhi-based managed marketplace PosterGully in their individual capacity, a stakeholders' statement said. PosterGully enables artists and designers to seamlessly contribute and merchandise designs in a variety of products.
announced 8/18/2016 via BNC Analysis

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire Granicus, Inc.

synopsis: Vista Equity Partners has snapped up another Denver technology company. Granicus, which offers cloud-based software for government users, agreed to sell the majority of itself to Vista, the private equity firm that recently acquired Ping Identity, a Denver security firm.
closed 8/18/2016 via PE Hub

ASRC Federal Holding Company, acquired Vistronix, LLC

synopsis: Enlightenment Capital, a private investment firm, has sold its portfolio company, Vistronix Intelligence & Technology Solutions, a company that provides national security systems, solutions, and services, to ASRC Federal, a financially strong organization with multiple subsidiaries that provide services to federal government agencies.
announced 8/18/2016 via BusinessWire

Wiley, will acquire Atypon Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Wiley, a global provider of knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in research, professional practice and education, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Atypon, a Silicon Valley-based technology partner that enables scholarly societies & publishers to deliver, host, enhance, market & manage their content on the web.
closed 8/18/2016 via BNC Analysis

Uber Technologies, Inc., acquired Otto

synopsis: Uber, an American multinational online transportation network, has acquired Otto, a company that develops self driving truck solutions. They have been focusing on self-driving technology that could be fitted into trucks that are already on the road now.
announced 8/18/2016 via BNC Analysis

Mapbox, will acquire Human.co, Inc.

synopsis: Human’s team will join Mapbox and work on Mapbox’s mobile SDK and real-time maps. Human is a well-designed fitness app that was ahead of the current trends in fitness tracking. Human turned the simple habit of moving around the city into human-readable data. Over time, Human started using this anonymized data to learn more about cities.
closed 8/18/2016 via BusinessWire

Analog Devices, Inc., purchased Cyber Security Solutions from Sypris Solutions

synopsis: Analog Devices, Inc. announced the acquisition of the Cyber Security Solutions (CSS) business of Sypris Solutions. This represents a leap forward in ADI’s ability to deliver secure high-performance analog solutions. The CSS business of Sypris Solutions is a leader in secure system and software products and technology.
closed 8/18/2016 via PR Newswire

Bonnier Corporation, acquired Sand Sports Super Show

synopsis: Bonnier Corporation, one of the largest special-interest publishing groups in the country, has acquired the Sand Sports Super Show, the world's premier sand sports trade show and consumer expo. The strategic acquisition solidifies Bonnier Corp.'s leadership in the off-road, sand sports and motorsports segments.
closed 8/18/2016 via BNC Analysis

Somoto Ltd., acquired Meme Global Media Group

synopsis: Somoto Ltd., which works in Internet marketing, video and mobile advertising, and distribution services for software and apps has acquired Meme Global Media Group. Its business includes effective acquisition of digital video media and adapting it to the needs of the advertiser's target market.
announced 8/17/2016 via BNC Analysis

SAI Global Limited, will acquire Modulo Security

synopsis: SAI Global reached an agreement to acquire 100 per cent of Modulo International, a leading IT governance, risk, and compliance technology solutions company from Brazilian parent company, Modulo Security Solutions SA. Modulo’s IT GRC solution enables CIOs and CSOs to address corporate and information security risks and meet compliance obligations.
closed 8/13/2016 via BNC Analysis

Myntra Designs, acquired HRX Brand

synopsis: Myntra, one of the leading e-commerce companies in India, has acquired a majority stake in active lifestyle brand HRX, from Exceed Entertainment, an entertainment management company. HRX Brand is an online store for fitness clothing and gear. They offer shoes, jackets, backpacks, clothing and more.
buyer parent:Flipkart Online Services Pvt Ltd
buyer: Myntra Designs
Myntra.com is ranked among the leading e-commerce companies in India and is the largest online retailer of lifestyle and fashion products. Myntra, which started as an online destination for personalized products back in 2007, has expanded into broader lifestyle and fashion retailing.
target parent: Exceed Entertainment
target: HRX Brand
HRX Brand is an online store for fitness clothing and gear. They offer shoes, jackets, backpacks, clothing and more. They are based in India.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/12/2016 via BNC Analysis

Emerald Expositions Inc., acquired Swim Collective and Active Collective

synopsis: Emerald Expositions scooped up a few more trade shows with the acquisition of the Swim Collective and Active Collective events from their founder Shannon Leggett. Swim Collective is the leading swimwear trade show on the West Coast. Active Collective is recognized as the first activewear-only trade show.
closed 8/12/2016 via BNC Analysis

LiquidHUB Inc., acquired Electronic Ink, Inc.

synopsis: LiquidHub, a customer engagement company, announced the acquisition of Electronic Ink, a human-centered design consultancy. Electronic Ink improves the design and usability of business processes, the software that supports these processes, and customer and employee experiences for Fortune 500 clients around the world.
closed 8/12/2016 via Company Press Release

Monterro, acquired Outpost24 AB

synopsis: Monterro has, through its second fund Monterro 2, acquired 75% of the Swedish IT-security company Outpost24. Outpost24 develops and provides vulnerability management technology and services that continuously scan networks and web-applications to identify IT-related vulnerabilities.
announced 8/12/2016 via BNC Analysis

BPS Technology, will acquire Entertainment Publications of Australia Pty. Ltd

synopsis: BPS Technology, a company that specializes in digital currency for small to medium enterprises, will acquire Entertainment Publications Australia and New Zealand, a restaurant and activity guide that provides special 25 to 50% off and 2-for-1 offers from many of the best restaurants, hotels and attractions throughout Australia and New Zealand.
announced 8/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

Ströer Media, will acquire Foodist GmbH

synopsis: The publicly-listed Ströer media company is taking over Foodist. Foodist ships an exclusive selection of international delicacies to its customers in Germany and Europe every month. Foodist’s clients can choose from two boxes, the gourmet box or the healthy box.
closed 8/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

PTM Group Limited, acquired Winnovation Training Ltd

synopsis: Newcastle-based PTM Group (PTM) has acquired Blyth-based Winnovation Training Ltd in a six-figure deal which sees it break into the new market. Winnovation delivers around 100 courses in social care training, including disability, children and families, care induction, leadership and management for those working in social care and adult care.
closed 8/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

iBosses Corporation Limited, acquired Straits Institute Pte Ltd.

synopsis: iBosses Corporation Limited is pleased to announce the acquisition of a 70% strategic interest in the share capital of Straits Institute Pte Ltd. Straits Institute's principal acivity is commercial schools offering higher education.
closed 8/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Beam Interactive, Inc

synopsis: Microsoft, the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions, has acquired Beam, a Seattle-based interactive game streaming service that lets viewers play along with streamers as they watch.
announced 8/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

AcuityAds Inc., will acquire 140 Proof

synopsis: AcuityAds Holdings Inc., a technology leader that provides targeted digital media solutions enabling advertisers to connect intelligently with audiences across mobile, video, social and display, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire industry-leading social and mobile targeting company, 140 Proof, Inc.
closed 8/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

EasyMeat, acquired NonVeggies

synopsis: Pune, India-based meat delivery startup EasyMeat has acquired NonVeggies-another Pune-based meat delivery startup offering products in three meat categories and has deals with 12-15 vendors. EasyMeat plans to strengthen their position in the city through the existing customer base of NonVeggies.
closed 8/11/2016 via Reuters

T Brand Studio, acquired Fake Love

synopsis: The New York Times Company has acquired Fake Love, an integrated experience design agency that specializes in anchoring brands in contemporary culture via creative programs, live experiences and virtual and mixed reality. The acquisition will further expand the creative services of T Brand Studio, the Times Company’s marketing services agency.
closed 8/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

PropTiger, acquired 3dphy

synopsis: Online real estate advisor PropTiger on announced that it had acquired Gurgaon-based startup 3DPhy, which works in the field of Virtual and Augmented Reality, and 3D visualisations. With this acquisition, PropTiger aims to advance its technological platform to further enhance its ‘hi-tech marketing’ solutions for developers.
closed 8/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

KWAN, acquired Gigstart

synopsis: One of India’s leading entertainment conglomerates, KWAN, announced the acquisition of the rapidly growing entertainment start-up Gigstart, an online marketplace that facilitates swift and transparent connections between entertainers and event and party planners.
closed 8/11/2016 via PR Newswire

Viad Corp, acquired ON Event Services, LLC

synopsis: Viad Corp has acquired ON Event Services, LLC, a leading provider of audio-visual production services for live events in the United States. ON Event Services specializes in corporate events and exhibitions, supporting more than 1,000 live events annually with production services, including audio, video, lighting, mapping and scenic design.
closed 8/11/2016 via BusinessWire

Breezeworks, acquired Prompt.ly

synopsis: Breezeworks, the leading service business automation platform, announced that it has acquired field software competitor Prompt.ly’s app business. Known as the “OpenTable for services”, Prompt.ly established a strong foothold amongst small service businesses, gaining tens of thousands of users.
announced 8/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

Avantel Limited, will acquire Wonder Whizkids

synopsis: Avantel, a company that specializes in integrating technologies related to wireless front-end, Satellite Communication, Network management, Software development and more, is acquiring Wonderwhizkids (Wiki Kids Limited), an e-Learning portal for K-8 to K-12 math & science students.
announced 8/11/2016 via Market Wire

Paltalk will be merged with Snap Interactive, Inc.,

synopsis: Snap Interactive, Inc. has proposed a merger with A.V.M. Software, Inc. (d/b/a "Paltalk"). Paltalk offers video and chat capabilities that facilitate virtual face-to-face interactions between individuals and between groups.
announced 8/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

Adams Publishing Group LLC, will acquire ECM Publishers, Inc.

synopsis: ECM Publishers Inc., one of the larger publishers of weekly newspapers in the country, has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Adams Publishing Group, a family-owned media company headquartered in St. Louis Park that produces community newspapers, events, digital products and specialty magazines.
closed 8/10/2016 via BNC Analysis

General Assembly, acquired Bitmaker

synopsis: As part of a move to expand from 15 to 25 campuses by end of year, US-based education-to-employment company General Assembly has announced its acquisition of Bitmaker, a Toronto-based coding bootcamp. Bitmaker empowers a community of makers and creators to build their future by delivering accelerated, market-driven technology education.
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
announced 8/5/2016 via PR Newswire

Intelcia Group, will purchase Atento Morocco SA from Atento S.A.

synopsis: Atento S.A., the leading provider of customer relationship management and business process outsourcing services in Latin America, announced that it has entered into an agreement with Intelcia Group for the sale of 100% of Atento Morocco SA, encompassing Atento´s operations in Morocco providing services to the Moroccan and French markets.
buyer: Intelcia Group
Intelcia Group is the leading outsourcing company in Morocco.They specialise in customer Service, technical support, studies and surveys, back office, telemarketing, and commercial BPO.
seller: Atento S.A.(ATTO:$1,805.76)
Atento Morocco SA is Atento´s operations in Morocco providing services to the Moroccan and French markets. Atento is the largest provider of customer relationship management and business process outsourcing (CRM BPO) services in Latin America.
price ($mm)
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announced 8/5/2016 via Company Press Release

Nihilent Technologies Pvt. Ltd., will acquire ICTEAS

synopsis: ICRA Limited announced that it has agreed to sell its wholly owned subsidiary ICRA Techno Analysis Limited (ICTEAS) to Nihilent Technologies Limited, a global consulting and solutions Integration Company. ICTEAS develops business intelligence solutions for small and medium-sized corporations.
announced 8/5/2016 via BNC Analysis

Wealth Glory Holdings Limited, will acquire Luduson Entertainment Limited

synopsis: Wealth Glory Holdings Ltd has entered into a Memorandum of understanding in relation to the possible acquisition of 100% equity interests in Luduson Entertainment Limited. Luduson Entertainment Limited is an independent game development company established in 2013.
announced 8/5/2016 via BusinessWire

Partners Group Holding AG, will acquire Systems Maintenance Services Inc.

synopsis: Partners Group, the global private markets investment manager, has agreed to acquire global IT support services provider Systems Maintenance Services ("SMS"). SMS is the global market leader in third-party maintenance services, which it offers in conjunction with its full suite of IT system support services.
closed 8/5/2016 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired Turi

synopsis: Apple, an American multinational technology company, has acquired Turi Inc., a company that provides a machine learning platform that enables data scientists and application developers to create intelligent applications.
closed 8/5/2016 via BNC Analysis

SouthDirekt LLC merged with BJC Branding LLC,

synopsis: BJC Branding announced that it has officially acquired SouthDirekt, a digital marketing agency based in Tampa, FL. The merger of the two companies will help BJC Branding, one of the nation’s first Master Certified Local Experts with Constant Contact, Inc., further expand its Email Marketing managed services division.
closed 8/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

BMG Rights Management GmbH, acquired Altitude Music Ltd

synopsis: BMG, a company that offers a new digital-age service alternative to songwriters, artists and rights owners in the music industry, has acquired Altitude Music, a full-service music and sound agency that specializes in audio branding and music composition based in London.
closed 8/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

Blendle, acquired Paper

synopsis: Online magazine PAPER was acquired by Blendle. PAPER is a curated magazine that selects the best articles from the publications that are part of the Persgroep company.
announced 8/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

Green AD Co., Ltd., will acquire Multisign Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Green Ad, a subsidiary of the leading out-of-home media advertising company in Thailand, Master Ad, has inked an agreement to acquire a 70.0 per cent interest in Bangkok-based outdoor advertiser Multisign.
closed 8/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

Cuddle Clones, acquired Cartoonize My Pet LLC

synopsis: Cuddle Clones LLC, an online retailer of custom plush pet replicas and other custom pet products, has announced that it has completed its acquisition of Cartoonize My Pet LLC, an Austin, TX web-based company in which users can create custom cartoons of their pets which then translate into hundreds of customized products.
closed 8/4/2016 via Company Press Release

Meridian IT UK, acquired Binary Computer Services Limited

synopsis: Meridian IT UK, a Meridian Group International Company, announced the acquisition of Binary Computer Services Ltd, a computer software integrator and solution provider. The acquisition of Binary expands Meridian IT UK to offer consultancy, application development and support, software, training and web integration.
closed 8/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

Deluxe Corporation, acquired InkHead, Inc.

synopsis: Deluxe Corporation, parent company of Top 40 distributor Safeguard, has acquired InkHead Promotional Products. InkHead is an online distributor of custom promotional products, tradeshow giveaways, and personalized gifts for special events, custom apparel and corporate gifts. The acquisition will strengthen Deluxe's presence in the online market.
closed 8/4/2016 via PR Newswire

Zeta Interactive Corporation, acquired Acxiom Impact

synopsis: Zeta Interactive, the data-driven marketing technology pioneer whose SaaS-based marketing cloud helps brands acquire, retain and grow customer relationships, announced that it has acquired Acxiom's award-winning email services unit, Acxiom Impact. Acxiom Impact enable brands and agencies to connect with people across channels.
closed 8/4/2016 via Market Wire

SafetyChain Software, Inc., acquired Vigilistics, Inc.

synopsis: SafetyChain Software, the leading innovator of food safety & quality assurance (FSQA) management solutions, announced its acquisition of Vigilistics, a leading provider of quality, profitability and sustainability solutions for food & beverage manufacturers. Vigilistics' modular software solutions monitor, record and analyze production processes.
closed 8/4/2016 via PR Newswire

Mission Essential Personnel, LLC., acquired Information Management Technology Corporation

synopsis: Mission Essential, a global services and solutions provider to the Defense and Intelligence Communities, announced the acquisition of Information Management Technology Corporation (IMT), a rapidly growing system integrator and software engineering firm, and the foremost experts in the dissemination of time-critical intelligence to the warfighter.
announced 8/4/2016 via BusinessWire

Guidewire Software, Inc., will acquire FirstBest Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Guidewire Software, Inc., a provider of software products to Property/Casualty (P/C) insurers, and FirstBest Systems, Inc., a provider of an underwriting management system to P/C insurers, announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for Guidewire to acquire FirstBest.
announced 8/4/2016 via PR Newswire

S&P Global Platts, will acquire PIRA Energy Group, Inc.

synopsis: S&P Global Platts, the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire PIRA Energy Group. PIRA provides over 500 energy and commodity customers in 60 countries with a broad range of energy research and forecasting products and services.
announced 8/4/2016 via Company Press Release

J. Walter Thompson, will acquire Wanda Digital

synopsis: WPP announced that J. Walter Thompson Company, the global marketing communications agency, has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Wanda Digital, a leading independent digital agency in Turkey. Founded in 2006, Wanda Digital offers a range of services including campaigns, social media, platform development and games and apps.
closed 8/4/2016 via BusinessWire

Benefit Express Services, LLC, acquired benefitsCONNECT

synopsis: benefitexpress, the leading middle market, cloud-based platform for employee benefits and health exchange services, announced the acquisition of broker-centric benefits administration and online enrollment solution, benefitsCONNECT.
closed 8/4/2016 via PR Newswire

Heidrick & Struggles International, acquired JCA Group

synopsis: Heidrick & Struggles, a premier provider of executive search, leadership consulting and culture shaping worldwide, announced that it has acquired JCA Group, a London-based executive search advisory firm.JCA Group has premium reputation in Boardrooms; will serve as catalyst for growth in premium, senior-level executive search and advisory services.
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target

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