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closed 8/7/2012 via Company Press Release

WebMediaBrands, Inc., acquired Lost Remote

synopsis: WebMediaBrands Inc. announced that it has acquired the assets of Lost Remote (www.lostremote.com), the leading blog covering the rapidly growing field of social TV, from its founder Cory Bergman. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer: WebMediaBrands, Inc.(WEBM:$12.43)
WebMediaBrands Inc. is an Internet media company that provides content, education, trade shows, and online job board services to media and business professionals. The company’s online businesses includes mediabistro.com, learnnetwork.com, freelanceconnect.com and semanticweb.com.
target: Lost Remote
Lost Remote is the first and largest industry site dedicated to social TV coverage and analysis. Lost Remote has thousands of TV execs, producers, marketers, social media experts and social TV entrepreneurs read Lost Remote.
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closed 5/12/2011 via BusinessWire

WebMediaBrands, Inc., acquired Inside Network Inc.

synopsis: WebMediaBrands announced that it has acquired all of the shares of Inside Network Inc., publisher of the well-known blogs Inside Facebook and Inside Mobile Apps, industry-leading research services focused on the Facebook platform and social gaming ecosystem, AppData, an app that tracks social platform traffic, and trade shows.
buyer: WebMediaBrands, Inc.(WEBM:$12.43)
WebMediaBrands Inc. is an Internet media company that provides content, education, trade shows, and online job board services to media and business professionals. The company’s online businesses includes mediabistro.com, learnnetwork.com, freelanceconnect.com and semanticweb.com.
target: Inside Network Inc.
Inside Network publishes the well-known blogs Inside Facebook, Inside Social Games and Inside Mobile Apps. The company also publishes: industry-leading research services focused on the Facebook platform and social gaming ecosystem; AppData, which tracks traffic on social platforms; and trade shows.
price ($mm)
$15
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$2
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closed 3/21/2011 via BusinessWire

Mediabistro.com, Inc., acquired SemanticOverflow.com

synopsis: Mediabistro.com has announced that it has acquired the assets of the website SemanticOverflow.com from Andrew Matthews of Melbourne, Australia, the site's founder. SemanticOverflow.com is a community-moderated site that allows people to help one another with questions regarding Semantic Web technologies and techniques.
buyer parent:WebMediaBrands, Inc.
buyer: Mediabistro.com, Inc.(MBIS:$13.96)
mediabistro.com is dedicated to anyone who creates or works with content, or who is a non-creative professional working in a content/creative industry. The company's mission is to provide opportunities (both online and offline) for you to meet each other, share resources, and showcase your work.
target: SemanticOverflow.com
SemanticOverflow.com is a unique property which allows people to help one another with questions about Semantic Web technologies and techniques. The site is a blend of a Q&A forum and a recommendation site. Users can ask, tag, and answer questions.
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closed 3/17/2011 via BusinessWire

Mediabistro.com, Inc., acquired FacebookMarketing.de

synopsis: Mediabistro.com has announced that it acquired the assets of the blog FacebookMarketing.de from Philipp Roth and Jens Wiese of Munich, Germany. FacebookMarketing.de concentrates on news and analysis of the fast-developing use of Facebook marketing in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.
buyer parent:WebMediaBrands, Inc.
buyer: Mediabistro.com, Inc.(MBIS:$13.96)
mediabistro.com is dedicated to anyone who creates or works with content, or who is a non-creative professional working in a content/creative industry. The company's mission is to provide opportunities (both online and offline) for you to meet each other, share resources, and showcase your work.
target: FacebookMarketing.de
FacebookMarketing.de is a blog that concentrates on news and analysis of the fast-developing use of Facebook marketing in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.
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closed 2/24/2011 via BusinessWire

Mediabistro.com, Inc., acquired Twittercism

synopsis: Mediabistro.com, a division of WebMediaBrands Inc., has announced that it has acquired the assets of the Twittercism.com blog from Shea Bennett. Twittercism.com provides Twitter users with tips, tricks, tweaks, tools and tutorials, as well as news, articles, opinions and rumours.
buyer parent:WebMediaBrands, Inc.
buyer: Mediabistro.com, Inc.(MBIS:$13.96)
mediabistro.com is dedicated to anyone who creates or works with content, or who is a non-creative professional working in a content/creative industry. The company's mission is to provide opportunities (both online and offline) for you to meet each other, share resources, and showcase your work.
target: Twittercism
Twittercism.com is a blog source for Twitter tips, tricks, tweaks, tools and tutorials, as well as news, articles, opinion and rumours. All the articles and content on the site is written and edited by the founder, Shéa Bennett.
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closed 2/23/2011 via BusinessWire

Mediabistro.com, Inc., acquired European Semantic Technology Conference

synopsis: Mediabistro.com, a division of WebMediaBrands Inc., has announced that it has acquired the trade show and related assets of the European Semantic Technology Conference (“ESTC”) from Semantic Technology Institute International of Vienna, Austria. ESTC is the biggest industry trade show focusing on Semantic Technology in Europe.
buyer parent:WebMediaBrands, Inc.
buyer: Mediabistro.com, Inc.(MBIS:$13.96)
mediabistro.com is dedicated to anyone who creates or works with content, or who is a non-creative professional working in a content/creative industry. The company's mission is to provide opportunities (both online and offline) for you to meet each other, share resources, and showcase your work.
target parent: Semantic Technology Institute International
target: European Semantic Technology Conference
The European Semantic Technology Conference is the biggest industry trade show focusing on Semantic Technology in Europe. The conference is held in Vienna, Austria.
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closed 11/17/2010 via BusinessWire

Mediabistro.com, Inc., acquired TVSpy.com

synopsis: WebMediaBrands announced that it has acquired the website TVSpy.com from Vault, Inc. TVSpy will become part of the Mediabistro blog network. TVSpy is the insider resource for TV industry professionals.
buyer parent:WebMediaBrands, Inc.
buyer: Mediabistro.com, Inc.(MBIS:$13.96)
WebMediaBrands Inc. is an Internet media company that provides content, education, trade shows, and online job board services to media and business professionals. The company’s online business includes mediabistro.com, a leading blog network.
target parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
target: TVSpy.com
TVSpy connects television professionals with each other and with professionals in related media industries, as well as with unique inside information to give them an edge as they build their careers and businesses in video media.
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closed 10/6/2010 via BusinessWire

WebMediaBrands, Inc., acquired 10,000 Words

synopsis: WebMediaBrands, Inc. announced the acquisition of the blog 10000Words.net and related assets from Mark S. Luckie. Mr. Luckie, National Innovations Editor for The Washington Post, is based in Washington, D.C.
buyer: WebMediaBrands, Inc.(WEBM:$12.43)
WebMediaBrands Inc. is an Internet media company that provides content, education, trade shows, and online job board services to media and business professionals. The company’s online business includes mediabistro.com, a leading blog network.
target: 10,000 Words
10,000 Words was created as a resource for journalists and web and technology enthusiasts to learn the tools that are shaping digital journalism. The site offers examples, resources, and tutorials of both new and established technologies used to enhance journalism.
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closed 9/20/2010 via BusinessWire

WebMediaBrands, Inc., acquired Semantic Technology Conference

synopsis: WebMediaBrands announced that it has acquired all of the assets of the Semantic Technology Conference (SemTech) and the SemanticUniverse.com blog from Wilshire Conferences. SemTech is the largest conference in the world dedicated to the rapidly growing topic of the Semantic Web and Linked Data.
buyer: WebMediaBrands, Inc.(WEBM:$12.43)
WebMediaBrands Inc. is an Internet media company that provides content, education, trade shows, and online job board services to media and business professionals.
target parent: Wilshire Conferences, Inc.
target: Semantic Technology Conference
SemTech ("Semantic Technology Conference ") is the largest conference in the world dedicated to the rapidly growing topic of the Semantic Web and Linked Data. SemanticUniverse is a blog and e-mail newsletter providing news and articles about the application of semantic technologies.
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closed 3/22/2010 via BusinessWire

WebMediaBrands, Inc., acquired RotorBlog.com

synopsis: WebMediaBrands Inc. announced that it has acquired the assets of Rotorblog.com. Rotorblog was created in 2006 to cover the social media space. It currently attracts approximately 200,000 unique visitors a month. Terms for the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer: WebMediaBrands, Inc.(WEBM:$12.43)
WebMediaBrands, is the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals. The company consists of four distinct brands: mediabistro.com, LearnNetwork, Freelance Connect, and Semantic Web. Over 6 million users visit WebMediaBrands monthly.
target: RotorBlog.com
RotorBlog.com was founded by Maris Dagis in order to provide latest Web 2.0 news and startup reviews, later focusing on social networks and online communications. Reaching 250k readers monthly it has became one of the most popular sources of information for people using Internet to communicate.
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closed 12/29/2009 via BusinessWire

WebMediaBrands, Inc., acquired 3rd Power LLC

synopsis: WebMediaBrands Inc., the leading global provider of content, education, jobs, and events for business, media, and creative professionals, acquired all of the equity of 3rd Power LLC ("3rd Power") from Charles Edward Hudson. Charles Edward Hudson is now a consultant to WebMediaBrands. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer: WebMediaBrands, Inc.(WEBM:$12.43)
WebMediaBrands, is the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals. The company consists of four distinct brands: mediabistro.com, LearnNetwork, Freelance Connect, and Semantic Web. Over 6 million users visit WebMediaBrands monthly.
target: 3rd Power LLC
3rd Power's main assets are three social media tradeshows (Social Gaming Summit, Virtual Goods Summit and iGames Summit), as well as several new tradeshows to be launched in 2010.
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closed 12/11/2009 via BusinessWire

WebMediaBrands, Inc., acquired Social Times, Inc.

synopsis: WebMediaBrands Inc., the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals, announced that it acquired all of the shares of Social Times Incorporated which owns and operates, AllFacebook.com, SocialTimes.com, the Social Ad Summit, and New Media School.
buyer: WebMediaBrands, Inc.(WEBM:$12.43)
WebMediaBrands, is the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals. The company consists of four distinct brands: mediabistro.com, LearnNetwork, Freelance Connect, and Semantic Web. Over 6 million users visit WebMediaBrands monthly.
target: Social Times, Inc.
Social Times Incorporated owns and operates two social media blogs, AllFacebook.com and SocialTimes.com, a tradeshow (Social Ad Summit), and an online learning school (New Media School).
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announced 11/30/2009 via Capital IQ

QuinStreet, Inc., will acquire Internet.com

synopsis: WebMediaBrands Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement to sell its Internet.com division to QuinStreet, Inc. for an aggregate purchase price of $18 million in cash. The Internet.com Network is comprised of some of the best known and highly acclaimed sites in the technology publishing business.
buyer: QuinStreet, Inc.(QNST:$370.47)
QuinStreet is a leader in vertical marketing and media on the Internet. The company provides a strong set of capabilities to engage Internet visitors with targeted media and connects its marketing clients with their potential customers online.
target parent: WebMediaBrands, Inc.
target: Internet.com
The Internet.com Network is comprised of some of the best known and highly acclaimed sites in the technology publishing business. Our more than 200 journalists, analysts and editors produce award winning and actionable information around the clock and from around the world.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
$21
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.8x
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closed 4/29/2009 via BusinessWire

WebMediaBrands, Inc., acquired BrandsOfTheWorld.com

synopsis: WebMediaBrands, Inc. announced it has acquired the assets of Brandsoftheworld.com. Brandsoftheworld.com is a user generated content site where readers view and download more than 160,000 vector format brands and logos. The site has over 2 million unique visitors and over 30 million page views per month.
buyer: WebMediaBrands, Inc.(WEBM:$12.43)
WebMediaBrands, is the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals. The company consists of four distinct brands: mediabistro.com, LearnNetwork, Freelance Connect, and Semantic Web. Over 6 million users visit WebMediaBrands monthly.
target: BrandsOfTheWorld.com
BrandsOfTheWorld.com is the most comprehensive resource and one of the most visited web sites where visitors can browse and access copies of the world's famous brands and logos.
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closed 2/23/2009 via BusinessWire

Getty Images, Inc., acquired JupiterImages Corporation

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that it has completed the previously announced sale of Jupiterimages Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Jupitermedia, to Getty Images, Inc. for $96 million in cash.
buyer parent:Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Getty Images, Inc.(:$0.00)
Getty Images, Inc. is one of the largest international providers of visual content to a diverse range of professional users of images, including advertising and design agencies, magazine, newspaper, broadcasters production companies and the growing area of the web and new media publishers.
target parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
target: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs.
price($mm)[EV]
$90 [$86]
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$102
EBITDA ($mm)
$16
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
5.4x
closed 3/11/2008 via BusinessWire

Jupitermedia Corporation, acquired eStockMusic.com

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that it has acquired the assets of eStockMusic.com. This acquisition adds a micropayment music business to Jupiterimages’ micropayment offerings of royalty-free digital images and footage on Stockxpert.com. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Jupitermedia Corporation(WEBM:$12.43)
WebMediaBrands, is the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals. The company consists of four distinct brands: mediabistro.com, LearnNetwork, Freelance Connect, and Semantic Web. Over 6 million users visit WebMediaBrands monthly.
target: eStockMusic.com
eStockMusic.com offers an extensive library of royalty free stock music that is easily searchable and lets customers listen to the tracks before purchasing for as little as a $1.00 per track. eStockMusic.com provides an innovative platform for composers to promote and sell their music online.
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closed 7/18/2007 via BusinessWire

Jupitermedia Corporation, acquired Mediabistro.com, Inc.

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation has acquired all of the shares of mediabistro.com inc. the career and community site for media and creative professionals, for $20.0 million in cash and a two year earn-out that could result in an additional $3.0 million in cash consideration.
buyer: Jupitermedia Corporation(WEBM:$12.43)
WebMediaBrands, is the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals. The company consists of four distinct brands: mediabistro.com, LearnNetwork, Freelance Connect, and Semantic Web. Over 6 million users visit WebMediaBrands monthly.
target: Mediabistro.com, Inc.(MBIS:$13.96)
mediabistro.com is dedicated to anyone who creates or works with content, or who is a non-creative professional working in a content/creative industry. Our mission is to provide opportunities (both online and offline) for you to meet each other, share resources, and showcase your work.
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closed 6/6/2007 via BusinessWire

Jupitermedia Corporation, acquired AdsOfTheWorld.com

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that it has acquired the assets of AdsOfTheWorld.com and CreativeBits.org. Both Web sites provide user-generated content for the creative and design communities and have a robust following with over 1.0 million unique monthly visitors combined.
buyer: Jupitermedia Corporation(WEBM:$12.43)
WebMediaBrands, is the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals. The company consists of four distinct brands: mediabistro.com, LearnNetwork, Freelance Connect, and Semantic Web. Over 6 million users visit WebMediaBrands monthly.
target: AdsOfTheWorld.com
AdsOfTheWorld.com is an advertising archive and community site that showcases the best and most interesting advertising worldwide. The site functions as a meeting place for creative professionals to see what their colleagues are up to and to inspire new ideas.
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closed 1/30/2007 via BusinessWire

Jupitermedia Corporation, purchased 50.1% of ISPCON trade shows, and 100% of INBOX trade show from The Golden Group, Inc.

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation has acquired the remaining 50.1% interest in the two annual ISPCON trade shows as well as 100% of the INBOX trade show from The Golden Group I, Inc. Jupitermedia now owns 100% of these properties, up from the 49.9% interest in ISPCON held prior to the transaction.
buyer: Jupitermedia Corporation(WEBM:$12.43)
WebMediaBrands, is the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals. The company consists of four distinct brands: mediabistro.com, LearnNetwork, Freelance Connect, and Semantic Web. Over 6 million users visit WebMediaBrands monthly.
seller: The Golden Group, Inc.
The Golden Group, Inc. is a trade conference and event management business. Our business is built on the notion that conferences should be profound and intuitive gatherings for market communities to exchange ideas, build relationships and gain knowledge with a significant return on investment.
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closed 12/28/2006 via BusinessWire

Jupitermedia Corporation, acquired Justtechjobs.com

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced the acquisition of JustTechJobs.com (www.justtechjobs.com), an online tech job site based in Boulder, Colorado. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Jupitermedia Corporation(WEBM:$12.43)
WebMediaBrands, is the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals. The company consists of four distinct brands: mediabistro.com, LearnNetwork, Freelance Connect, and Semantic Web. Over 6 million users visit WebMediaBrands monthly.
target: Justtechjobs.com
JustTechJobs.com is the gateway to a collection of vertically focused technology job Web sites. JustTechJobs.com has selected the leading technologies in the IT industry and has created separate Web sites dedicated exclusively to each.
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closed 8/1/2011 via BNC Analysis

Amazon.com, Inc., acquired Push Button Holdings Ltd.

synopsis: Pushbutton announced that Amazon.com Inc. has acquired Push Button Holdings Ltd. Pushbutton is an award winning interactive digital design and build company operating within the media sector.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc.(AMZN:$74,452.00)
Amazon.com, Inc., a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, seeks to be Earth's most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices.
target: Push Button Holdings Ltd.
Founded in 2002, Pushbutton is the UK’s leading independent digital agency focused on interactive television content and services for new platforms including IPTV, internet-enabled TV sets, tablets, TV widgets, broadband Internet, satellite and cable.
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closed 2/25/2010 via PR Newswire

Broadcast Interactive Media, LLC, acquired TitanTV Media

synopsis: Broadcast Interactive Media announced that it has acquired Decisionmark Corp. (dba TitanTV Media). TitanTV is the foremost online software and information provider to the broadcast industry, delivering data and real-time information for signal coverage, PSIP, and contract management.
buyer: Broadcast Interactive Media, LLC
Headquartered in Madison, WI, Broadcast Interactive Media (www.broadcast-interactive.com) is the leading provider of locally-focused advertising and content solutions for more than 180 television, radio, and newspaper websites.
target parent: Turnstone Capital
target: TitanTV Media
Decisionmark is the leading online software and information provider to the broadcast industry. For consumers, Decisionmark offers the only real-time household-level online programming guide, TitanTV.com.
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closed 1/18/2007 via PR Newswire

Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc., Turnstone Capital, acquired Decisionmark Corp.

synopsis: Decisionmark Corp. announced a private equity led syndicate has purchased a controlling interest in the company from Gazette Communications. Syndicate members include Turnstone Capital, CBC New Media (Capitol Broadcasting) and a multi-billion dollar institutional investor. At this time, the company is launching a new name, TitanTV Media.
buyer: Turnstone Capital
buyer: Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc.
Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. is a diversified communications company which owns/operates 5 radio stations, the North Carolina News Network , CBC New Media Group and Wolfpack Sports Marketing in Raleigh, NC; 4 TV stations and The Durham Bulls in Durham, NC; and real estate interests.
target parent: Gazette Communications
target: Decisionmark Corp.
Decisionmark is the leading online software and information provider to the broadcast industry. For consumers, Decisionmark offers the only real-time household-level online programming guide, TitanTV.com.
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closed 8/7/2012 via Company Press Release

WebMediaBrands, Inc., acquired Lost Remote

synopsis: WebMediaBrands Inc. announced that it has acquired the assets of Lost Remote (www.lostremote.com), the leading blog covering the rapidly growing field of social TV, from its founder Cory Bergman. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer: WebMediaBrands, Inc.(WEBM:$12.43)
WebMediaBrands Inc. is an Internet media company that provides content, education, trade shows, and online job board services to media and business professionals. The company’s online businesses includes mediabistro.com, learnnetwork.com, freelanceconnect.com and semanticweb.com.
target: Lost Remote
Lost Remote is the first and largest industry site dedicated to social TV coverage and analysis. Lost Remote has thousands of TV execs, producers, marketers, social media experts and social TV entrepreneurs read Lost Remote.
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closed 11/8/2010 via BusinessWire

Undertone, Inc., acquired Jambo Media LLC

synopsis: Undertone announced it has acquired Jambo Media, one of the largest suppliers of online video advertising distribution and technology. This acquisition creates a singular choice for premium display and video, bringing to market Undertone’s vision of bridging the gap between traditional TV and digital advertising.
buyer: Undertone, Inc.
Undertone delivers quality display and video experiences for advertisers, publishers and the audiences they serve. Undertone’s Digital Advertising Suite™ is a unified platform that supports targeting, optimization and reporting across multiple formats.
target: Jambo Media LLC
Jambo currently supports more than 1,000 sites, consistently ranks as a ComScore Top 25 video property, and delivers the video inventory for scores of the industry’s ad networks and publishers.
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closed 10/5/2009 via Market Wire

KIT digital, Inc., acquired Nunet AG

synopsis: KIT digital, Inc., a leading global provider of on-demand software solutions for managing and monetizing Internet Protocol (IP)-based video assets, has acquired Nunet AG. Nunet was acquired from IMG Worldwide, Inc. and is considered a premier global provider in the management and delivery of video on mobile devices
buyer: KIT digital, Inc.(:$214.93)
KIT digital, Inc. is a global provider of proprietary IP-based video distribution technologies and video-centric interactive marketing solutions. KIT digital works closely with consumer brands, content providers and telcos to maximize the value of video content via the Internet and mobile networks.
target parent: Forstmann Little & Co.
target: Nunet AG
Germany-based Nunet is a global leader in video management for broadband, mobile and IPTV. Key clients include Mobilkom, Proximus, SFR, Vodacom and Vodafone Group, along with leading broadcasters and content producers, including Discovery Channel and Eurosport International.
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closed 12/13/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Cumulus Media Inc., acquired Dial Global

synopsis: Cumulus Media announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of WestwoodOne, Inc, formerly known as Dial Global, Inc. The acquisition will add sports, news, talk, music and programming services content – enabling Cumulus to provide a wider variety of options to radio stations, other media platforms and international platforms.
buyer: Cumulus Media Inc.(CMLS:$1,082.09)
Cumulus Media is the largest pure-play radio broadcaster in the US with approximately 525 stations in 110 markets, a fully-distributed programming network serving more than 4,500 affiliates nationwide and SweetJack, the local deals platform that serves 200 U.S. markets.
target parent: Gores Group, LLC
target: Dial Global(OTCPK:DIAL:$239.02)
Dial Global provides national advertising sales representation to over 200 radio programs, services and networks on over 8,000 stations. In addition, Dial Global produces the Dial Global 24/7 Formats, well as Prep Services, Jingles and Imaging as well as long and short form radio programs.
price($mm)[EV]
$260 [$538]
rev ($mm)
$239
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
2.3x
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116.2x
closed 10/21/2011 via PR Newswire

Dial Global merged with Westwood One, Inc.,

synopsis: Dial Global announced the successful completion of its merger with Westwood One, Inc. in a stock for stock transaction following receipt of all necessary regulatory and shareholder approvals. Westwood One is a provider of network radio programming.
buyer parent:The Gores Group, LLC
buyer: Westwood One, Inc.(WWON:$0.00)
Westwood One is one of the nation's largest providers of network radio programming in the U.S., providing more than 5,000 radio stations with over 150 news, sports, music, talk and entertainment programs, features, live events and digital content.
target parent: Triton Media Group, LLC
target: Dial Global(OTCPK:DIAL:$239.02)
Dial Global provides national advertising sales representation to over 200 radio programs, services and networks on over 8,000 stations. In addition, Dial Global produces the Dial Global 24/7 Formats, well as Prep Services, Jingles and Imaging as well as long and short form radio programs.
price($mm)[EV]
$0.00 [$32]
rev ($mm)
$359
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0.0x
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closed 4/8/2008 via BusinessWire

.FOX Networks, acquired utarget

synopsis: .FOX Networks, the leading international ad network operated by Fox International Channels, acquired a majority stake in utarget, a European ad network that specializes in high-impact formats such as online video and subsites. The unit, which will be rebranded utarget.Fox, owns the UK’s leading Premium Video Advertising Network websites.
buyer parent:The News Corporation Limited
buyer: .FOX Networks
.FOX Networks, a unit of Fox International Channels, delivers globally, servicing locally, allowing access for the first time to the quality inventory of one of the world’s largest media owners, News Corporation, and premium third party publishers.
target: utarget
utarget operates the UK’s leading Premium Video Advertising Network of 630+ top-tier UK sites. Established in 2000 as a specialist ad network, utarget concentrates on “high-impact” ad formats such as Classic Subsites, Contextual Subsites, Pre-Roll, TV Subsites and Mobile Video.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/29/2011 via BusinessWire

Collective Media, acquired Web TV Enterprise

synopsis: Collective, a full service provider of media and technology solutions for display and video advertising, has acquired premium online video advertising network, Web TV Enterprise. The deal furthers Collective’s position as a leader in delivering audiences to brand advertisers utilizing unified in-banner and in-stream video ad formats.
buyer: Collective Media
Founded in 2005, Collective Media is a full service provider of media and technology solutions for display advertising. The company helps brand advertisers and leading publishers monetize quality audience data and brand safe ad inventory.
target: Web TV Enterprise
Web TV Enterprise is the UK’s largest premium online video ad network, representing many of the UK’s leading web publishers and content owners. As a pioneer of the video on-demand advertising space, it presents advertisers with the widest range of high quality premium video channels on the web.
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closed 6/28/2006 via Reuters

Comcast Corporation, acquired ThePlatform, Inc.

synopsis: Comcast Corp., the No. 1 U.S. cable operator, said on Wednesday it bought a small digital media delivery company as part of plans to expand its online video services beyond the personal computer.
buyer: Comcast Corporation(CMCSA:$64,657.00)
Comcast Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a cable operator in the United States. It offers various consumer entertainment and communication products and services.
target: ThePlatform, Inc.
thePlatform, Inc. is an industry-leading provider of digital media publishing solutions. The company's flagship product, thePlatform Media Publishing System (MPS), is the most comprehensive solution for media, entertainment and enterprise customers.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/10/2011 via Market Wire

CrossTech Ventures, acquired KMS Media Partners

synopsis: CrossTech Ventures has announced that it has acquired KMS Media Partners (KMS). KMS is a full service digital media management firm representing talent, traditional media companies and online media startups.
buyer: CrossTech Ventures
CrossTech Ventures is a boutique venture investment firm. The company partners with its entrepreneurs to position them in the best possible way for success by providing guidance, back-office support, IT, developmental support, sales and marketing expertise.
target: KMS Media Partners
KMS Media Partners is a full service digital media management firm representing talent, traditional media companies and online media startups. The company provides strategic guidance to media companies and emerging new media platforms.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/7/2006 via BusinessWire

multivision, inc., acquired Tempo IV

synopsis: Bacon's | multivision, the leading provider of premium broadcast management applications, expands its broadcast monitoring services in the Pacific Northwest with the acquisition of Tempo IV. The acquisition brings together two of the leading providers of diverse broadcast monitoring services to one of the fastest growing regions in the US.
buyer parent:Cision
buyer: multivision, inc.
multivision is a leader in the collection, analysis and delivery of real-time corporate intelligence. Businesses rely on multivision’s services to track public opinion, communications campaigns and informational research across the spectrum of media.
target: Tempo IV
Twenty-four hours a day, 365 days a year, the Tempo IV team of professionals is capturing the news that's important to you. We know the issues of the day affect you, your business, and the future of your business.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 9/14/2011 via Market Wire

Exponential Interactive Inc., acquired Adotube, Inc.

synopsis: Exponential Interactive Inc., the owner of global online advertising provider Tribal Fusion and engagement video solution Firefly Video, has completed the acquisition of AdoTube, a centralized end-to-end digital video solution offering publishers and advertisers easy and efficient access to proprietary in-stream video advertising.
buyer: Exponential Interactive Inc.
Exponential Interactive Inc. is a technology-enabled media company that delivers innovative products and services. From premium publishers and CPM advertisers to performance marketing and highly engaging video solutions, Exponential delivers results for online advertisers.
target: Adotube, Inc.
AdoTube™ is the leading global in-stream advertising technology company. AdoTube's powerful and flexible technology provides a centralized end-to-end digital video solution offering publishers and advertisers easy and efficient access to in-stream video advertising across all media platforms.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/8/2010 via BusinessWire

Tremor Media, acquired ScanScout, Inc.

synopsis: Tremor Media announced its acquisition of ScanScout, creating a clearly dominant player in online video – the fastest growing interactive advertising segment. The combined company’s scale makes it the undisputed leader in both video ad delivery and unique viewer reach.
buyer: Tremor Media
Tremor Media, the leading online video monetization and advertising company, provides brand advertisers with in-stream and in-page video advertising solutions to top tier publishers.
target: ScanScout, Inc.
ScanScout is the web's largest in-stream video ad network, helping top brands engage their target audiences in high performing, 100% brand-safe environments. ScanScout employs SE2 Brand Protector™ technology for every ad impression they serve.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 6/16/2011 via BusinessWire

YuMe, acquired Appealing Media

synopsis: YuMe, the leading relevant video advertising technology company, announced the acquisition of Appealing Media, the premium mobile video advertising company serving customers such as ESPN, IPC Media, Bauer Media, and Universal McCann. Appealing Media brings seasoned executives and tested technology and network properties to YuMe.
buyer: YuMe
YuMe is the leading, relevant video advertising technology company. It enables top-tier publishers to maximize profits on their professional video content while safely delivering the most effective advertising campaigns for major brands and their agencies.
target: Appealing Media
Appealing Media is Europe’s largest video advertising publisher network. It has created a content rich network of only premium mobile sites & applications to enable advertisers to maximize their brand awareness and reach within the surroundings of a qualified audience.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 7/28/2009 via PR Newswire

Alcatel-Lucent, acquired Velocix

synopsis: Alcatel-Lucent announced that it has acquired Velocix, a leading global provider of Content Delivery Network (CDN) infrastructure and services to Internet and broadband service providers and media and entertainment companies.
buyer: Alcatel-Lucent(ALU:$19,752.60)
Alcatel-Lucent provides solutions that enable service providers, enterprise and governments worldwide, to deliver voice, data and video communication services to end-users.
target: Velocix
Velocix is a UK headquartered Content Delivery Network (CDN) solutions and services provider to the media, entertainment, software and telco industries. The Velocix global network provides an Internet fast lane for digital assets such as video, music, software and games.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/18/2007 via BusinessWire

Jupitermedia Corporation, acquired Mediabistro.com, Inc.

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation has acquired all of the shares of mediabistro.com inc. the career and community site for media and creative professionals, for $20.0 million in cash and a two year earn-out that could result in an additional $3.0 million in cash consideration.
buyer: Jupitermedia Corporation(WEBM:$12.43)
WebMediaBrands, is the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals. The company consists of four distinct brands: mediabistro.com, LearnNetwork, Freelance Connect, and Semantic Web. Over 6 million users visit WebMediaBrands monthly.
target: Mediabistro.com, Inc.(MBIS:$13.96)
mediabistro.com is dedicated to anyone who creates or works with content, or who is a non-creative professional working in a content/creative industry. Our mission is to provide opportunities (both online and offline) for you to meet each other, share resources, and showcase your work.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/17/2009 via BusinessWire

GridNetworks, Inc. merged with Global Media Services, Inc.,

synopsis: Global Media Services, a New York City-based provider of digital media services that enables customers to generate revenue from live and on-demand video streaming applications announced a merger with GridNetworks, Inc., a Seattle-based on demand, HD-quality Internet video delivery and monetization platform.
buyer: Global Media Services, Inc.
Global Media Services, Inc. provides managed media services that enable companies to profit from their online operations by effectively interacting and transacting with their customers.
target: GridNetworks, Inc.
GridNetworks technology does what no content delivery network or video-platform provider can do: it gets high-value Internet video onto TVs and computers—with no additional hardware—while keeping content owners in control of their brand, content, and revenue model.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/1/2006 via PR Newswire

Muze, Inc., purchased U.S.-Based Operations from Loudeye Corp.

synopsis: Loudeye Corp., a worldwide leader in business-to-business digital media solutions, and Muze, the leading provider of entertainment information services, announced today that Muze has acquired Loudeye's U.S.-based services and operations in an asset purchase transaction for $11.0 million in cash.
buyer parent:Enterprise Partners Venture Capital
buyer: Muze, Inc.
Muze has created the world's most comprehensive collection of electronic meta-data and related databases for music, books, videos and games, as well as customized e-commerce platforms for online and traditional retailers.
seller: Loudeye Corp.
Loudeye is a leading provider of services and infrastructure for the delivery of digital media and streaming content. Loudeye offers music samples, online radio, streaming ad insertion, digital media services, metadata, digital rights management (DRM), digital fingerprinting, media restoration.
price ($mm)
$11
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
closed 8/1/2011 via BNC Analysis

Amazon.com, Inc., acquired Push Button Holdings Ltd.

synopsis: Pushbutton announced that Amazon.com Inc. has acquired Push Button Holdings Ltd. Pushbutton is an award winning interactive digital design and build company operating within the media sector.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc.(AMZN:$74,452.00)
Amazon.com, Inc., a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, seeks to be Earth's most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices.
target: Push Button Holdings Ltd.
Founded in 2002, Pushbutton is the UK’s leading independent digital agency focused on interactive television content and services for new platforms including IPTV, internet-enabled TV sets, tablets, TV widgets, broadband Internet, satellite and cable.
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closed 2/25/2010 via PR Newswire

Broadcast Interactive Media, LLC, acquired TitanTV Media

synopsis: Broadcast Interactive Media announced that it has acquired Decisionmark Corp. (dba TitanTV Media). TitanTV is the foremost online software and information provider to the broadcast industry, delivering data and real-time information for signal coverage, PSIP, and contract management.
buyer: Broadcast Interactive Media, LLC
Headquartered in Madison, WI, Broadcast Interactive Media (www.broadcast-interactive.com) is the leading provider of locally-focused advertising and content solutions for more than 180 television, radio, and newspaper websites.
target parent: Turnstone Capital
target: TitanTV Media
Decisionmark is the leading online software and information provider to the broadcast industry. For consumers, Decisionmark offers the only real-time household-level online programming guide, TitanTV.com.
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closed 1/18/2007 via PR Newswire

Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc., Turnstone Capital, acquired Decisionmark Corp.

synopsis: Decisionmark Corp. announced a private equity led syndicate has purchased a controlling interest in the company from Gazette Communications. Syndicate members include Turnstone Capital, CBC New Media (Capitol Broadcasting) and a multi-billion dollar institutional investor. At this time, the company is launching a new name, TitanTV Media.
buyer: Turnstone Capital
buyer: Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc.
Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. is a diversified communications company which owns/operates 5 radio stations, the North Carolina News Network , CBC New Media Group and Wolfpack Sports Marketing in Raleigh, NC; 4 TV stations and The Durham Bulls in Durham, NC; and real estate interests.
target parent: Gazette Communications
target: Decisionmark Corp.
Decisionmark is the leading online software and information provider to the broadcast industry. For consumers, Decisionmark offers the only real-time household-level online programming guide, TitanTV.com.
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closed 8/7/2012 via Company Press Release

WebMediaBrands, Inc., acquired Lost Remote

synopsis: WebMediaBrands Inc. announced that it has acquired the assets of Lost Remote (www.lostremote.com), the leading blog covering the rapidly growing field of social TV, from its founder Cory Bergman. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer: WebMediaBrands, Inc.(WEBM:$12.43)
WebMediaBrands Inc. is an Internet media company that provides content, education, trade shows, and online job board services to media and business professionals. The company’s online businesses includes mediabistro.com, learnnetwork.com, freelanceconnect.com and semanticweb.com.
target: Lost Remote
Lost Remote is the first and largest industry site dedicated to social TV coverage and analysis. Lost Remote has thousands of TV execs, producers, marketers, social media experts and social TV entrepreneurs read Lost Remote.
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closed 11/8/2010 via BusinessWire

Undertone, Inc., acquired Jambo Media LLC

synopsis: Undertone announced it has acquired Jambo Media, one of the largest suppliers of online video advertising distribution and technology. This acquisition creates a singular choice for premium display and video, bringing to market Undertone’s vision of bridging the gap between traditional TV and digital advertising.
buyer: Undertone, Inc.
Undertone delivers quality display and video experiences for advertisers, publishers and the audiences they serve. Undertone’s Digital Advertising Suite™ is a unified platform that supports targeting, optimization and reporting across multiple formats.
target: Jambo Media LLC
Jambo currently supports more than 1,000 sites, consistently ranks as a ComScore Top 25 video property, and delivers the video inventory for scores of the industry’s ad networks and publishers.
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closed 10/5/2009 via Market Wire

KIT digital, Inc., acquired Nunet AG

synopsis: KIT digital, Inc., a leading global provider of on-demand software solutions for managing and monetizing Internet Protocol (IP)-based video assets, has acquired Nunet AG. Nunet was acquired from IMG Worldwide, Inc. and is considered a premier global provider in the management and delivery of video on mobile devices
buyer: KIT digital, Inc.(:$214.93)
KIT digital, Inc. is a global provider of proprietary IP-based video distribution technologies and video-centric interactive marketing solutions. KIT digital works closely with consumer brands, content providers and telcos to maximize the value of video content via the Internet and mobile networks.
target parent: Forstmann Little & Co.
target: Nunet AG
Germany-based Nunet is a global leader in video management for broadband, mobile and IPTV. Key clients include Mobilkom, Proximus, SFR, Vodacom and Vodafone Group, along with leading broadcasters and content producers, including Discovery Channel and Eurosport International.
price ($mm)
$11
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 12/13/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Cumulus Media Inc., acquired Dial Global

synopsis: Cumulus Media announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of WestwoodOne, Inc, formerly known as Dial Global, Inc. The acquisition will add sports, news, talk, music and programming services content – enabling Cumulus to provide a wider variety of options to radio stations, other media platforms and international platforms.
buyer: Cumulus Media Inc.(CMLS:$1,082.09)
Cumulus Media is the largest pure-play radio broadcaster in the US with approximately 525 stations in 110 markets, a fully-distributed programming network serving more than 4,500 affiliates nationwide and SweetJack, the local deals platform that serves 200 U.S. markets.
target parent: Gores Group, LLC
target: Dial Global(OTCPK:DIAL:$239.02)
Dial Global provides national advertising sales representation to over 200 radio programs, services and networks on over 8,000 stations. In addition, Dial Global produces the Dial Global 24/7 Formats, well as Prep Services, Jingles and Imaging as well as long and short form radio programs.
price($mm)[EV]
$260 [$538]
rev ($mm)
$239
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
116.2x
closed 10/21/2011 via PR Newswire

Dial Global merged with Westwood One, Inc.,

synopsis: Dial Global announced the successful completion of its merger with Westwood One, Inc. in a stock for stock transaction following receipt of all necessary regulatory and shareholder approvals. Westwood One is a provider of network radio programming.
buyer parent:The Gores Group, LLC
buyer: Westwood One, Inc.(WWON:$0.00)
Westwood One is one of the nation's largest providers of network radio programming in the U.S., providing more than 5,000 radio stations with over 150 news, sports, music, talk and entertainment programs, features, live events and digital content.
target parent: Triton Media Group, LLC
target: Dial Global(OTCPK:DIAL:$239.02)
Dial Global provides national advertising sales representation to over 200 radio programs, services and networks on over 8,000 stations. In addition, Dial Global produces the Dial Global 24/7 Formats, well as Prep Services, Jingles and Imaging as well as long and short form radio programs.
price($mm)[EV]
$0.00 [$32]
rev ($mm)
$359
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/8/2008 via BusinessWire

.FOX Networks, acquired utarget

synopsis: .FOX Networks, the leading international ad network operated by Fox International Channels, acquired a majority stake in utarget, a European ad network that specializes in high-impact formats such as online video and subsites. The unit, which will be rebranded utarget.Fox, owns the UK’s leading Premium Video Advertising Network websites.
buyer parent:The News Corporation Limited
buyer: .FOX Networks
.FOX Networks, a unit of Fox International Channels, delivers globally, servicing locally, allowing access for the first time to the quality inventory of one of the world’s largest media owners, News Corporation, and premium third party publishers.
target: utarget
utarget operates the UK’s leading Premium Video Advertising Network of 630+ top-tier UK sites. Established in 2000 as a specialist ad network, utarget concentrates on “high-impact” ad formats such as Classic Subsites, Contextual Subsites, Pre-Roll, TV Subsites and Mobile Video.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/29/2011 via BusinessWire

Collective Media, acquired Web TV Enterprise

synopsis: Collective, a full service provider of media and technology solutions for display and video advertising, has acquired premium online video advertising network, Web TV Enterprise. The deal furthers Collective’s position as a leader in delivering audiences to brand advertisers utilizing unified in-banner and in-stream video ad formats.
buyer: Collective Media
Founded in 2005, Collective Media is a full service provider of media and technology solutions for display advertising. The company helps brand advertisers and leading publishers monetize quality audience data and brand safe ad inventory.
target: Web TV Enterprise
Web TV Enterprise is the UK’s largest premium online video ad network, representing many of the UK’s leading web publishers and content owners. As a pioneer of the video on-demand advertising space, it presents advertisers with the widest range of high quality premium video channels on the web.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/28/2006 via Reuters

Comcast Corporation, acquired ThePlatform, Inc.

synopsis: Comcast Corp., the No. 1 U.S. cable operator, said on Wednesday it bought a small digital media delivery company as part of plans to expand its online video services beyond the personal computer.
buyer: Comcast Corporation(CMCSA:$64,657.00)
Comcast Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a cable operator in the United States. It offers various consumer entertainment and communication products and services.
target: ThePlatform, Inc.
thePlatform, Inc. is an industry-leading provider of digital media publishing solutions. The company's flagship product, thePlatform Media Publishing System (MPS), is the most comprehensive solution for media, entertainment and enterprise customers.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/10/2011 via Market Wire

CrossTech Ventures, acquired KMS Media Partners

synopsis: CrossTech Ventures has announced that it has acquired KMS Media Partners (KMS). KMS is a full service digital media management firm representing talent, traditional media companies and online media startups.
buyer: CrossTech Ventures
CrossTech Ventures is a boutique venture investment firm. The company partners with its entrepreneurs to position them in the best possible way for success by providing guidance, back-office support, IT, developmental support, sales and marketing expertise.
target: KMS Media Partners
KMS Media Partners is a full service digital media management firm representing talent, traditional media companies and online media startups. The company provides strategic guidance to media companies and emerging new media platforms.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/7/2006 via BusinessWire

multivision, inc., acquired Tempo IV

synopsis: Bacon's | multivision, the leading provider of premium broadcast management applications, expands its broadcast monitoring services in the Pacific Northwest with the acquisition of Tempo IV. The acquisition brings together two of the leading providers of diverse broadcast monitoring services to one of the fastest growing regions in the US.
buyer parent:Cision
buyer: multivision, inc.
multivision is a leader in the collection, analysis and delivery of real-time corporate intelligence. Businesses rely on multivision’s services to track public opinion, communications campaigns and informational research across the spectrum of media.
target: Tempo IV
Twenty-four hours a day, 365 days a year, the Tempo IV team of professionals is capturing the news that's important to you. We know the issues of the day affect you, your business, and the future of your business.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/14/2011 via Market Wire

Exponential Interactive Inc., acquired Adotube, Inc.

synopsis: Exponential Interactive Inc., the owner of global online advertising provider Tribal Fusion and engagement video solution Firefly Video, has completed the acquisition of AdoTube, a centralized end-to-end digital video solution offering publishers and advertisers easy and efficient access to proprietary in-stream video advertising.
buyer: Exponential Interactive Inc.
Exponential Interactive Inc. is a technology-enabled media company that delivers innovative products and services. From premium publishers and CPM advertisers to performance marketing and highly engaging video solutions, Exponential delivers results for online advertisers.
target: Adotube, Inc.
AdoTube™ is the leading global in-stream advertising technology company. AdoTube's powerful and flexible technology provides a centralized end-to-end digital video solution offering publishers and advertisers easy and efficient access to in-stream video advertising across all media platforms.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/8/2010 via BusinessWire

Tremor Media, acquired ScanScout, Inc.

synopsis: Tremor Media announced its acquisition of ScanScout, creating a clearly dominant player in online video – the fastest growing interactive advertising segment. The combined company’s scale makes it the undisputed leader in both video ad delivery and unique viewer reach.
buyer: Tremor Media
Tremor Media, the leading online video monetization and advertising company, provides brand advertisers with in-stream and in-page video advertising solutions to top tier publishers.
target: ScanScout, Inc.
ScanScout is the web's largest in-stream video ad network, helping top brands engage their target audiences in high performing, 100% brand-safe environments. ScanScout employs SE2 Brand Protector™ technology for every ad impression they serve.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 6/16/2011 via BusinessWire

YuMe, acquired Appealing Media

synopsis: YuMe, the leading relevant video advertising technology company, announced the acquisition of Appealing Media, the premium mobile video advertising company serving customers such as ESPN, IPC Media, Bauer Media, and Universal McCann. Appealing Media brings seasoned executives and tested technology and network properties to YuMe.
buyer: YuMe
YuMe is the leading, relevant video advertising technology company. It enables top-tier publishers to maximize profits on their professional video content while safely delivering the most effective advertising campaigns for major brands and their agencies.
target: Appealing Media
Appealing Media is Europe’s largest video advertising publisher network. It has created a content rich network of only premium mobile sites & applications to enable advertisers to maximize their brand awareness and reach within the surroundings of a qualified audience.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/28/2009 via PR Newswire

Alcatel-Lucent, acquired Velocix

synopsis: Alcatel-Lucent announced that it has acquired Velocix, a leading global provider of Content Delivery Network (CDN) infrastructure and services to Internet and broadband service providers and media and entertainment companies.
buyer: Alcatel-Lucent(ALU:$19,752.60)
Alcatel-Lucent provides solutions that enable service providers, enterprise and governments worldwide, to deliver voice, data and video communication services to end-users.
target: Velocix
Velocix is a UK headquartered Content Delivery Network (CDN) solutions and services provider to the media, entertainment, software and telco industries. The Velocix global network provides an Internet fast lane for digital assets such as video, music, software and games.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 7/18/2007 via BusinessWire

Jupitermedia Corporation, acquired Mediabistro.com, Inc.

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation has acquired all of the shares of mediabistro.com inc. the career and community site for media and creative professionals, for $20.0 million in cash and a two year earn-out that could result in an additional $3.0 million in cash consideration.
buyer: Jupitermedia Corporation(WEBM:$12.43)
WebMediaBrands, is the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals. The company consists of four distinct brands: mediabistro.com, LearnNetwork, Freelance Connect, and Semantic Web. Over 6 million users visit WebMediaBrands monthly.
target: Mediabistro.com, Inc.(MBIS:$13.96)
mediabistro.com is dedicated to anyone who creates or works with content, or who is a non-creative professional working in a content/creative industry. Our mission is to provide opportunities (both online and offline) for you to meet each other, share resources, and showcase your work.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/17/2009 via BusinessWire

GridNetworks, Inc. merged with Global Media Services, Inc.,

synopsis: Global Media Services, a New York City-based provider of digital media services that enables customers to generate revenue from live and on-demand video streaming applications announced a merger with GridNetworks, Inc., a Seattle-based on demand, HD-quality Internet video delivery and monetization platform.
buyer: Global Media Services, Inc.
Global Media Services, Inc. provides managed media services that enable companies to profit from their online operations by effectively interacting and transacting with their customers.
target: GridNetworks, Inc.
GridNetworks technology does what no content delivery network or video-platform provider can do: it gets high-value Internet video onto TVs and computers—with no additional hardware—while keeping content owners in control of their brand, content, and revenue model.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 5/1/2006 via PR Newswire

Muze, Inc., purchased U.S.-Based Operations from Loudeye Corp.

synopsis: Loudeye Corp., a worldwide leader in business-to-business digital media solutions, and Muze, the leading provider of entertainment information services, announced today that Muze has acquired Loudeye's U.S.-based services and operations in an asset purchase transaction for $11.0 million in cash.
buyer parent:Enterprise Partners Venture Capital
buyer: Muze, Inc.
Muze has created the world's most comprehensive collection of electronic meta-data and related databases for music, books, videos and games, as well as customized e-commerce platforms for online and traditional retailers.
seller: Loudeye Corp.
Loudeye is a leading provider of services and infrastructure for the delivery of digital media and streaming content. Loudeye offers music samples, online radio, streaming ad insertion, digital media services, metadata, digital rights management (DRM), digital fingerprinting, media restoration.
price ($mm)
$11
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EV / rev
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*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target

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GridNetworks, Inc.

Loudeye Corp.

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WebMediaBrands, Inc.
WebMediaBrands, Inc.
WebMediaBrands Inc. is an Internet media company that provides content, education, trade shows, and online job board services to media and business professionals. The company’s online businesses includes mediabistro.com, learnnetwork.com, freelanceconnect.com and semanticweb.com.
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2011
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$12.43
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($2.29)
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Archer Entertainment Media Communications, Inc.
Archer Entertainment Media Communications Incorporated is a vertically integrated global entertainment and media company engaged in the production, delivery, distribution and exhibition of digital content through various platforms including Internet and IPTV.
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Videology, Inc.
Videology, Inc.
Videology is an online video advertising platform that enables advertisers to eliminate waste and improve performance by connecting brands with specific audiences, while concentrating on the advertiser’s objective.
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Velocix
Velocix
Velocix is a UK headquartered Content Delivery Network (CDN) solutions and services provider to the media, entertainment, software and telco industries. The Velocix global network provides an Internet fast lane for digital assets such as video, music, software and games.
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Global Media Services, Inc.
Global Media Services, Inc.
Global Media Services, Inc. provides managed media services that enable companies to profit from their online operations by effectively interacting and transacting with their customers.
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Ticker: WEBM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WebMediaBrands, Inc.
WebMediaBrands, Inc.
WebMediaBrands Inc. is an Internet media company that provides content, education, trade shows, and online job board services to media and business professionals. The company’s online businesses includes mediabistro.com, learnnetwork.com, freelanceconnect.com and semanticweb.com.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$12.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.29)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.12)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
71
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Archer Entertainment Media Communications, Inc.
Archer Entertainment Media Communications Incorporated is a vertically integrated global entertainment and media company engaged in the production, delivery, distribution and exhibition of digital content through various platforms including Internet and IPTV.
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Videology, Inc.
Videology, Inc.
Videology is an online video advertising platform that enables advertisers to eliminate waste and improve performance by connecting brands with specific audiences, while concentrating on the advertiser’s objective.
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2012
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EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
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180
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Velocix
Velocix
Velocix is a UK headquartered Content Delivery Network (CDN) solutions and services provider to the media, entertainment, software and telco industries. The Velocix global network provides an Internet fast lane for digital assets such as video, music, software and games.
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Global Media Services, Inc.
Global Media Services, Inc.
Global Media Services, Inc. provides managed media services that enable companies to profit from their online operations by effectively interacting and transacting with their customers.
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