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announced 4/11/2007 via Company Press Release

Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc., will acquire Reprise Media

synopsis: Interpublic has agreed to acquire Reprise Media, Inc., a leading provider of search engine marketing solutions and the largest independent SEM firm in the United States. Reprise Media is known for its leading edge technology and its ability to use search as the central point for integrated, cross-channel marketing programs.
buyer: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE: IPG:$8,319.90)
Interpublic is one of the world's leading organizations of advertising agencies and marketing services companies. Major global brands include Draftfcb, FutureBrand, GolinHarris International, Initiative, Jack Morton Worldwide, Lowe Worldwide, Magna and McCann Erickson. "
target: Reprise Media
Reprise Media offers clients a complete managed solution for their search marketing needs focused exclusively on improving their return on advertising investments. The company delivers services and technology that enable advertisers to manage and optimize their customer acquisition programs.
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closed 3/1/2007 via Crain's BtoB

DoubleClick Inc., acquired Tangozebra

synopsis: DoubleClick has acquired Tangozebra, a London-based digital advertising provider, in an expansion of its European business. Tangozebra provides technology that allows clients to create, deliver and manage rich media advertising via podcasts, video games and on cell phones.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: DoubleClick Inc.
DoubleClick provides technology and services that empower marketers, agencies and web publishers to work together successfully and profit from their digital marketing investments. Our focus on innovation, reliability and insight enables clients to improve productivity and results. "
target: Tangozebra
Tangozebra is the leading online advertising and digital marketing solutions provider in the UK. Pioneering many developments in rich media we continue to push the boundaries of what is possible in digital marketing and work hard to improve our client's opportunities and experience.
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$29
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announced 10/17/2019 via Company Press Release

iProspect, will acquire Shanghai EBP Internet Technology Co. Ltd.

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd., has reached an agreement to acquire a 100% stake in Shanghai EBP Internet Technology Co. Ltd. Shanghai EBP Internet Technology Co. Ltd. (EBP) is a marketplace e-commerce agency in China. Post acquisition EBP will join iProspect and be rebranded "EBP, an iProspect Company."
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: iProspect
iProspect is a global digital marketing agency with 91 offices across 55 countries. A trusted partner with an in-depth understanding of consumer behavior, iProspect reshapes brand strategies to meet the fast-paced demands of the convergent world with a focus on exceeding client business objectives. "
target: Shanghai EBP Internet Technology Co. Ltd.
Shanghai EBP Internet Technology Co. Ltd. (EBP) is a marketplace e-commerce agency in China. Established in 2012, EBP is one of China's leading e-commerce solutions providers. EBP works closely with brands across China's leading e-commerce platforms to deliver integrated marketing services.
price ($mm)
$3.53
rev ($mm)
$4
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1.0x
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closed 6/9/2016 via BNC Analysis

Blackwood Seven A/S, acquired TWO NIL

synopsis: Danish media agency Blackwood Seven moves into the US market with the acquisition of the American media agency Two Nil. Two Nil is a strategic marketing agency that specializes in driving customer acquisition and ROI for consumer internet companies.
buyer: Blackwood Seven A/S
Blackwood Seven is a Copenhagen, Denmark-based technology and consultant company within media and marketing. They provide a software platform that uses advanced predictive analytics and artificial intelligence to predict and achieve the optimal effects from all paid media. "
target: TWO NIL
TWO NIL is a strategic marketing agency that specializes in driving customer acquisition and ROI for consumer internet companies. They combine analytics with industry expertise to build profitable scalable campaigns for their clients from strategy development to execution to optimization.
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closed 2/19/2015 via BNC Analysis

Havas, acquired Plastic Mobile Inc.

synopsis: Havas, one of the world's largest global advertising, digital and communications groups, announced the acquisition of Plastic Mobile, an award-winning mobile agency that builds applications and other strategic solutions for m-commerce, encompassing retail, loyalty, payments, coupons, and in-store initiatives.
buyer parent: Bolloré
buyer: Havas (ENXTPA:HAV:$2,703.63)
Havas is one of the world's largest global communications groups, offering a range of communications services, including digital, advertising, direct marketing, media planning and buying, corporate communications, human resources, multimedia interactive communications, public relations, and more. "
target: Plastic Mobile Inc.
Plastic Mobile is an award-winning mobile marketing agency building strategic solutions in m-commerce - encompassing payments, wallets, transactions and coupons - as well as mobile loyalty, location-based marketing, mobile gaming, and in-store initiatives.
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closed 12/4/2006 via BusinessWire

ValueClick, Inc., acquired Shopping.net

synopsis: ValueClick, Inc. has acquired Shopping.net, a privately-held company based in London, for approximately $13.3 million in cash, net of cash acquired. Shopping.net owns and operates 27 websites that provide comparison shopping, search and vertical market content to European online consumers.
buyer: ValueClick, Inc. (VCLK:$593.84)
ValueClick, Inc. is one of the world’s largest online marketing services companies, offering comprehensive and scalable solutions to deliver cost-effective customer acquisition for advertisers and robust revenue streams for publishers. "
target: Shopping.net
Shopping.net is a free service which allows you to save time and money when shopping online. We don't sell products directly but instead provide independent shopping search, information and comparison tools allowing you to find the best deals and lowest prices no matter what you're shopping for.
price ($mm)
$13
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
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3.3x
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6.7x
closed 4/10/2006 via AP - Associated Press

United Online, Inc., acquired My Points, Inc.

synopsis: Web company United Online Inc. said Monday it bought My Points Inc. from UAL Corp. for $56 million in cash. MyPoints.com, with 1.4 million active members, reported revenue of $38.4 million in 2005 and income of $2.4 million. The site offers members rewards for numerous marketing activities, such as purchasing products from participating advertisers
buyer: United Online, Inc. (UNTD:$151.12)
United Online wants to bring people together on the Internet. Created in 2001 by the merger of leading US Internet service providers NetZero and Juno Online Services, United Online continues the free Internet service model with hopes of converting faithful users into paying customers. "
target parent: UAL Corp.
target: My Points, Inc.
MyPoints.com is a leading provider of member-driven Internet direct marketing services. Our service features a True Opt-in® database of more than 10 million members, and provides advertisers with an integrated suite of media products — including enhanced email and dynamically served web offers.
price ($mm)
$56
rev ($mm)
$38
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
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1.5x
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11.7x
closed 6/28/2016 via Company Press Release

Sherpa Marketing, acquired The IT Marketing Agency

synopsis: Sherpa Marketing, the specialist technology marketing company, has announced an agreement to acquire The IT Marketing Agency, a specialist agency working in the IT sector providing channel marketing services to a wide range of international technology companies.
buyer: Sherpa Marketing
Sherpa is a specialist Technology Marketing Consultancy & Agency. They have over 20 years’ experience working with Vendors, Distributors and Resellers implementing marketing strategies for explosive growth. "
target: The IT Marketing Agency
Based in Bedford, The IT Marketing Agency is a specialist agency working in the IT sector providing channel marketing services to a wide range of international technology companies.
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announced 7/13/2022 via BusinessWire

Accenture, will acquire The Stable

synopsis: Accenture has agreed to acquire The Stable, a commerce agency focused on helping consumer brands build and operate their own digital commerce channels as well as manage their brand and sales performance across key North American retailers.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$53,736.36)
Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud, and security. Accenture offers Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology, and Operations services powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. "
target: The Stable
The Stable is a commerce agency focused on helping consumer brands build and operate their own digital commerce channels as well as manage their brand and sales performance across key North American retailers.
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closed 6/30/2022 via BNC Analysis

Ascential plc, acquired Intrepid Group

synopsis: Ascential, a specialist, global, information company, has acquired Intrepid, a leading ecommerce and digital solutions provider based in Singapore. Intrepid is a one-stop-shop ecommerce partner that helps brands to establish and manage their online store. They also provide digital marketing services to help their clients drive traffic and sales.
buyer: Ascential plc (LSE:ASCL:$349.30)
Ascential is a specialist, global, information company that helps the world’s most ambitious businesses win in the digital economy. Their information, insights, connections, data and digital tools solve customer problems in three disciplines, product design, marketing and sales. "
target: Intrepid Group
Intrepid is a leading ecommerce and digital solutions provider based in Singapore. Intrepid is a one-stop-shop ecommerce partner that helps brands to establish and manage their online store. They also provide digital marketing services to help their clients drive traffic and sales.
price ($mm)
$57
rev ($mm)
$18
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
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14.0x
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55.6x
announced 6/9/2022 via BusinessWire

Flexa, will acquire Drop Party

synopsis: Flexa, the world’s leading pure-digital payments network, announced that it intends to acquire Drop Party, a marketing technology company that creates engaging customer experiences via live events, performances, and online campaigns.
buyer: Flexa
Flexa is the global leader in pure-digital payments. They provide merchants and developers with simple integrations for digital currency acceptance that are fast, affordable, and completely fraud-proof. Flexa’s mission is to make payments more efficient and accessible for people all over the world. "
target: Drop Party
Drop Party is a marketing technology company that creates engaging customer experiences via live events, performances, and online campaigns.
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closed 4/27/2022 via BusinessWire

DRINKS, acquired Electriq Marketing

synopsis: DRINKS, the leader in e-commerce alcohol, announced that it has acquired Electriq Marketing, a Shopify-focused digital retention and growth agency. Electriq's proprietary process utilizes custom growth-focused plans for clients to increase customer lifetime value and build a strong, sustainable platform for growth.
buyer: DRINKS
DRINKS connects retailers, brands, and marketplaces to the $250 billion alcohol market and powers their e-commerce alcohol programs. The company's Wine as a Service (WaaS) platform enables its partners to bring adult beverages safely and conveniently to their customers across the US in 1-2 days. "
target: Electriq Marketing
Electriq Marketing is a retention and growth agency built for the forward-thinking DTC brand. Electriq's proprietary process utilizes custom growth-focused plans for clients to increase customer lifetime value and build a strong, sustainable platform for growth.
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closed 3/24/2022 via PR Newswire

Society Brands, acquired OmniiX

synopsis: Society Brands, an Amazon aggregator built for and by founders, announced its strategic acquisition of OmniiX, a leading Amazon brand management agency with a track record of growing brands at nearly 40% annually.
buyer: Society Brands
Society Brands is a tech-enabled consumer products company that acquires e-commerce native brands that primarily sell on Amazon and their own DTC sites. "
target: OmniiX
OmniiX is an organization of passionate online retail specialists leveraging 30+ years of merchandising, eCommerce, and shopper marketing experience to launch, grow, and THRIVE on the Amazon marketplace and other online retailers.
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announced 3/23/2022 via PR Newswire

Wongdoody, will acquire oddity

synopsis: Infosys a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, announced a definitive agreement to acquire oddity, a Germany-based digital marketing, experience, and commerce agency. As part of Infosys' digital experience and design offering, oddity will become part of WONGDOODY, an Infosys company.
buyer parent: Infosys Limited
buyer: Wongdoody
Wongdoody is an award-winning creative agency and the global experience-and-design platform for Infosys. The company is recognized for branding, retail, and consumer insights. Wongdoody clients have included Amazon, Honda, CITI, and a wide range of Fortune 500 companies. "
target: oddity
oddity is a Germany-based digital marketing, experience, and commerce agency. oddity finds better answers for people's needs in the on-demand world by going deeper, co-creating, and empowering each other.
price ($mm)
$55
rev ($mm)
$24
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2.3x
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closed 3/9/2022 via BNC Analysis

Avenue7Media, acquired Cascadia Seller Solutions

synopsis: Avenue7Media, a leading provider of fully managed services, strategies, and execution for brands selling on the Amazon and Walmart online marketplaces, has acquired Cascadia Seller Solutions, a Seattle, Washington-based company. Cascadia offers fully-managed services and consulting to brands selling on the Amazon and Walmart marketplaces
buyer: Avenue7Media
Avenue7Media is a software-enabled service business that provides every aspect of Amazon, Walmart, and other eCommerce marketplace managed services supporting its clients’ growth and sales strategy. Avenue7Media was founded by Jason Boyce, a former U. S. Marine and top 200 Amazon Seller. "
target: Cascadia Seller Solutions
Since 2016, Cascadia has helped brands grow their revenue, curate their marketing message, and handle challenging Performance compliance issues on the Amazon Marketplace. Based in the Pacific Northwest and founded by former Amazonians, they believe in strong collaborative relationships with clients.
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closed 3/2/2022 via BNC Analysis

Acadia.io LLC, acquired Bobsled Marketing LLC

synopsis: Bobsled Marketing has been acquired by Acadia, a next-generation digital agency that provides best-in-class growth services for mid-market brands. Bobsled Marketing is an Amazon Agency based in New York. They are Amazon consultants who manage Vendor Central and Seller Central accounts, advertising campaigns, and marketing.
buyer: Acadia.io LLC
Acadia is a full-service growth marketing platform with locations in Atlanta, Grand Rapids, and New York City. Acadia is a trusted growth platform that delivers results via technology, digital expertise, and co-investment to help brands and companies try and out-flank their competition. "
target: Bobsled Marketing LLC
Bobsled Marketing is an Amazon Agency based in New York. They are Amazon consultants who manage Vendor Central and Seller Central accounts, advertising campaigns, and marketing. Their Amazon experts helped hundreds of brands maximize return on investment.
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closed 2/2/2022 via PR Newswire

Acosta, Inc., acquired OeP

synopsis: Acosta, an integrated sales and marketing services provider, announced it has acquired OeP, a best-in-class agency focused on providing white glove services to clients across multiple categories and increasing brand presence and ROI on the world's largest eCommerce platform, Amazon.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Acosta, Inc.
Acosta is an integrated sales and marketing services provider that enables consumer packaged goods brands and retailers to win in the modern marketplace by delivering progressive solutions and exceptional service. "
target: OeP
OeP is a best-in-class agency focused on providing white glove services to clients across multiple categories and increasing brand presence and ROI on the world's largest eCommerce platform, Amazon.
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closed 12/29/2021 via BNC Analysis

Smartphoto Group NV, acquired Nayan

synopsis: Smartphoto group NV, the Belgium-based player in personalized e-commerce, has acquired Nayan (Frucon²) from entrepreneur Benny Sintobin. Nayan is an international team of omnichannel specialists, dedicated to helping brands sell directly to their end-consumers.
buyer: Smartphoto Group NV (ENXTBR:SMAR:$69.91)
Smartphoto group operates in 12 European countries and focuses on both consumers and businesses. Smartphoto group operates in B2C E-commerce with affordable high-quality personalized products, such as photo books, personalized gifts, cards, calendars, wall decoration and prints. "
target: Nayan
Nayan is an international team of omnichannel specialists, dedicated to helping brands sell directly to their end-consumers. Entrepreneurial and ambitious, Nayan uses its knowledge and experience to generate data-driven, sustainable and profitable growth for the brands with whom we work.
price ($mm)
$5.26
rev ($mm)
$14
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0.4x
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closed 12/9/2021 via Company Press Release

Pure SEO, acquired This Side Up Ltd

synopsis: New Zealand’s most prominent SEO and digital marketing agency is excited to announce the acquisition of data-led, specialist ecommerce and programmatic digital advertising agency, This Side Up. This Side Up complements Pure SEO’s stable of brands, consisting of Pure SEO, Digital Popcorn, and Conversion Surgeons.
buyer: Pure SEO
Pure SEO is an independent, New Zealand-owned Digital Marketing agency and the most awarded Digital Search agency in the country. It provides clients across both New Zealand and Australia with a range of digital marketing services including Search Engine Optimisation. "
target: This Side Up Ltd
This Side Up is a data-led, specialist ecommerce and programmatic digital advertising agency based in New Zealand. This Side Up works out the best way to grow traffic, grow leads, grow sales, and grow profits for its customers.
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closed 10/13/2021 via BusinessWire

Accenture, acquired Glamit

synopsis: Accenture has acquired Glamit, a boutique e-commerce agency in Argentina. Glamit offers experience design and technology, including e-commerce and platform architecture, brand strategy, digital marketing services and direct-to-consumer solutions.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$53,736.36)
Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud, and security. Accenture offers Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology, and Operations services powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. "
target: Glamit
Glamit is a boutique e-commerce agency in Argentina. They offer experience design and technology, including e-commerce and platform architecture, brand strategy, digital marketing services and direct-to-consumer solutions.
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announced 4/11/2007 via Company Press Release

Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc., will acquire Reprise Media

synopsis: Interpublic has agreed to acquire Reprise Media, Inc., a leading provider of search engine marketing solutions and the largest independent SEM firm in the United States. Reprise Media is known for its leading edge technology and its ability to use search as the central point for integrated, cross-channel marketing programs.
buyer: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE: IPG:$8,319.90)
Interpublic is one of the world's leading organizations of advertising agencies and marketing services companies. Major global brands include Draftfcb, FutureBrand, GolinHarris International, Initiative, Jack Morton Worldwide, Lowe Worldwide, Magna and McCann Erickson. "
target: Reprise Media
Reprise Media offers clients a complete managed solution for their search marketing needs focused exclusively on improving their return on advertising investments. The company delivers services and technology that enable advertisers to manage and optimize their customer acquisition programs.
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closed 10/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Siobhan Molloy, purchased Ireland Business from Weber Shandwick Worldwide

synopsis: The Irish Managing Director, Siobhan Molloy, of public relations group Weber Shandwick has bought the business out of the ownership of multinational communications group Interpublic. Weber is a leading global communications network that delivers next-generation solutions to brands, businesses and organizations in major markets around the world.
buyer: Siobhan Molloy
Siobhan Molloy is the Managing Director of Weber Shandwick Ireland. Weber Shandwick is a leading global communications network that delivers next-generation solutions to brands, businesses and organizations in major markets around the world. "
seller parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
seller: Weber Shandwick Worldwide
Weber Shandwick is a leading global communications network that delivers next-generation solutions to brands, businesses and organizations in major markets around the world.
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closed 9/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Casanova//McCann, acquired Casanova//McCann

synopsis: Ingrid Otero-Smart, Casanova//McCann's CEO, has acquired a majority stake in the company from McCann Worldgroup, a leading global marketing solutions network. Casanova//McCann is a leading Hispanic integrated communications agency. They offer multi-channel advertising services that cover TV, radio, print, digital and more.
buyer: Casanova//McCann
Casanova//McCann is a leading Hispanic integrated communications agency. Casanova//McCann translates culture into business impact. The agency develops breakthrough creative ideas that move people and brands. They offer multi-channel advertising services that cover TV, radio, print, digital and more."
target parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
target: Casanova//McCann
Casanova//McCann is a leading Hispanic integrated communications agency. Casanova//McCann translates culture into business impact. The agency develops breakthrough creative ideas that move people and brands. They offer multi-channel advertising services that cover TV, radio, print, digital and more.
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closed 9/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Asset Strategies Group, LLC, acquired Chute Gerdeman

synopsis: Asset Strategies Group has enhanced its strategic real estate solutions business with the acquisition of Chute Gerdeman, an award-winning retail design firm. The addition of Chute Gerdeman will allow the combination of companies to offer a complete end-to-end solution across strategy, real estate, innovation, design, rollout, and implementation.
buyer: Asset Strategies Group, LLC
ASG is a provider of outsourced real estate services for retailers. ASG helps clients optimize their real estate investment through its practices in Analytics and Strategy, Tenant Representation, Store Design & Construction, Lease Administration, Rent Accounting, Audit, and Real Estate Technology. "
target parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
target: Chute Gerdeman
Chute Gerdeman is an award-winning design partner that brings to life experiences that connects people with brands. With nuanced strategy, dramatic design, vivid communication, and precise execution, Chute Gerdeman articulates brands, delivers excitement, and incites customer purchases.
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closed 7/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Richard Curtis, purchased Australian Operations from Future Brand

synopsis: Futurebrand Australia CEO Richard Curtis has acquired the company’s Australian operations from Interpublic Group. FutureBrand is the creative future company; a global brand and innovation company. Through traditional branding skills and foresight, they help companies create the future for their brands and businesses.
buyer: Richard Curtis
Richard Curtis is the CEO of FutureBrand, Australia, a global branding agency. "
seller parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
seller: Future Brand
The acquisition includes the Australian operations of Futurebrand. FutureBrand is the creative future company; a global brand and innovation company. Through traditional branding skills and foresight, they help companies create the future for their brands and businesses.
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closed 3/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

McCann Worldgroup, acquired Synergy Creative

synopsis: McCann Worldgroup, the world's leading ad agency network, has acquired Synergy Creative, a specialist in insight-driven creative employee communications and engagement. Ambitious brands trust Synergy Creative to help their people take action, delight customers, transform cultures and create change.
buyer parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
buyer: McCann Worldgroup
As the world’s leading ad agency network, McCann provides an unmatched combination of award-winning creativity, strategic insight and innovation globally, regionally and locally within each of the 100+ countries in which we operate. "
target: Synergy Creative
Based in the UK, Synergy Creative is a specialist in insight-driven creative employee communications and engagement. Ambitious brands trust Synergy Creative to help their people take action, delight customers, transform cultures and create change.
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announced 2/3/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ben Lilley, will acquire McCann Australia

synopsis: Ben Lilley, the former CEO of McCann Australia, will acquire McCann Australia from McCann Worldgroup, the world’s leading ad agency network. McCann Australia is an Australian creative agency that turns emotional truths into compelling stories to transform and build brands that last.
buyer: Ben Lilley
Ben Lilley is an Australian creative entrepreneur and private investor. Ben Lilley has a number of private investments and is interested in advertising and marketing businesses in creative, data, digital, design, media and PR. "
target parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
target: McCann Australia
McCann Australia is an Australian creative agency. McCann Australia provides their clients with a completely integrated and comprehensive marketing services offering. The agency turns emotional truths into compelling stories to transform and build brands that last.
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closed 1/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Fitzco, acquired Fitzco

synopsis: Dave Fitzgerald, founder and chairman of Fitzco, has acquired the company back from Interpublic Group of Companies, a global provider of marketing solutions. Fitzco is a full-service agency with combined capabilities across advertising, strategic planning, media, digital, creative technology, performance marketing and design.
buyer: Fitzco
Fitzco is a full-service marketing agency that helps brands find their unique place in culture. Fitzco's capabilities include advertising, strategic planning, media, digital, creative technology, performance marketing and design. The agency has helped brands such as Coka-Cola, MGM Resorts, and more."
target parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
target: Fitzco
Fitzco is a full-service marketing agency that helps brands find their unique place in culture. Fitzco's capabilities include advertising, strategic planning, media, digital, creative technology, performance marketing and design. The agency has helped brands such as Coka-Cola, MGM Resorts, and more.
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announced 12/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

McCann Johannesburg will be merged with 1886 Advertising,

synopsis: McCann South Africa and 1886 Advertising have announced that they are set to merge. Based in South Africa, McCann Johannesburg has created some of the best-known and most iconic advertising campaigns of the last century. The new agency will be known as McCann1886 and will be led by 1886’s current managing director, Derek Coles.
buyer: 1886 Advertising
South Africa-based 1886 Advertising is an ideas agency who helps brands discover emotional gold so they can connect with consumers and grow their businesses. "
target parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
target: McCann Johannesburg
Based in South Africa, McCann Johannesburg has created some of the best-known and most iconic advertising campaigns of the last century. McCann provides an unmatched combination of award-winning creativity, strategic insight and innovation.
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closed 11/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Golin, acquired Hurrah Productions

synopsis: Golin, a progressive public relations agency, has acquired Hurrah Productions, a creative content agency in Singapore. Hurrah creates documentaries, videos, commercials, TV programmes, web-series and other branded content to help their clients hook in their audience.
buyer parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
buyer: Golin
Golin is an integrated agency with PR, digital and content at its core. With 50 offices around the world and 60 years of experience, Golin's purpose is to create change through brave work worthy of awe and action. "
target: Hurrah Productions
Founded in 2008, Hurrah Productions is a creative content agency in Singapore. Hurrah creates documentaries, videos, commercials, TV programmes, web-series and other branded content to help their clients hook in their audience.
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closed 7/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

McCann Riga, acquired !MOOZ

synopsis: McCann Riga, a wholly owned subsidiary of McCann WorldGroup, has bought Mooz! advertising agency from its owner Eriks Stendzenieks. Mooz! is the most award-winning advertising agency in the Baltics; it has created a lot of iconic advertising campaigns in Latvia.
buyer parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
buyer: McCann Riga
McCann Riga, a wholly owned subsidiary of McCann WorldGroup, is an advertising agency that provides advice on branding strategy, design, PR and media planning solutions. McCann Riga is part of the McCann communications group of companies in Latvia, along with 7 other companies. "
target: !MOOZ
!Mooz is the most award-winning advertising agency in the Baltics. It has created a lot of iconic advertising campaigns in Latvia, for instance, Latvia's joining to the European Union. It has also done advertising campaigns for the Cannes and other festivals.
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closed 7/16/2018 via PR Newswire

Weber Shandwick Worldwide, acquired That Lot

synopsis: Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and marketing services firms, has acquired That Lot, an award-winning social creative agency based in London. That Lot creates shareable and original content such as social broadcasting, images, and videos to help brands grow their audiences and become better at social.
buyer parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
buyer: Weber Shandwick Worldwide
Weber Shandwick is a leading global communications and engagement firm in 78 cities across 31 countries. The firm deploys deep expertise in across sectors and specialty areas, including consumer marketing, corporate reputation, healthcare, technology, public affairs, and more. "
target: That Lot
That Lot is an award-winning social creative agency based in London. That Lot creates shareable and original content such as social broadcasting, images, and videos to help brands grow their audiences and become better at social. Their clients include Channel 4, McCain, B&Q, Jamie Oliver, and more.
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closed 7/4/2018 via Company Press Release

Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc., acquired Acxiom Marketing Solutions

synopsis: Acxiom, the data foundation for the world's best marketers, announced that the acquisition of Acxiom by Interpublic Group is complete. Acxiom helps thousands of clients and partners around the globe work together to create a world where all marketing is relevant.
buyer: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE: IPG:$8,319.90)
Interpublic is one of the world’s premier advertising and marketing services companies. Their agency brands deliver custom marketing solutions to many of the world’s largest advertisers. They cover the spectrum of marketing disciplines and specialties, from public relations and consumer advertising."
target: Acxiom Marketing Solutions (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom provides the data foundation for the world’s best marketers. Acxiom Marketing Solutions is the leading provider of data solutions for powering exceptional customer experiences and includes all of Acxiom's data and data services.
price ($mm)
$2,300
rev ($mm)
$706
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/15/2018 via BNC Analysis

FCB Hamburg, acquired FCB Hamburg

synopsis: FCB Hamburg, an advertising agency founded in 1876 and based in Hamburg, Germany, has undergone a management buyout led by Christoph Nann (CCO) and Michael Carl (CFO). FCB Hamburg is being acquired from FCB Worldwide, one of the largest global advertising agency networks.
buyer: FCB Hamburg
FCB Hamburg operates as an advertising agency. The company was founded in 1876 and is based in Hamburg, Germany. "
target parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
target: FCB Hamburg
FCB Hamburg operates as an advertising agency. The company was founded in 1876 and is based in Hamburg, Germany.
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closed 5/16/2018 via PR Newswire

Weber Shandwick Worldwide, acquired Cappuccino Escritorio De Desenho Ltda

synopsis: Weber Shandwick, a wholly owned unit of Interpublic Group and one of the world's leading global communications and marketing services firms, announced its acquisition of Cappuccino, a full-service digital marketing and technology agency based in São Paulo, Brazil.
buyer parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
buyer: Weber Shandwick Worldwide
Weber Shandwick is a leading global communications and engagement firm in 78 cities across 31 countries. The firm deploys deep expertise in across sectors and specialty areas, including consumer marketing, corporate reputation, healthcare, technology, public affairs, and more. "
target: Cappuccino Escritorio De Desenho Ltda
Cappuccino is a full-service digital marketing and technology agency based in São Paulo, Brazil. Founded in 1998 through the merger of a design studio and a tech company, Cappuccino was one of the first digital-focused agencies to operate in Brazil.
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closed 12/7/2017 via Company Press Release

Weber Shandwick Worldwide, acquired Resolute Digital

synopsis: Weber Shandwick, a wholly owned unit of Interpublic Group and one of the world’s leading global communications and engagement firms, announced its acquisition of Resolute Digital, a full-service digital marketing and technology firm specializing in audience intelligence and performance marketing.
buyer parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
buyer: Weber Shandwick Worldwide
Weber Shandwick is a leading global communications and engagement firm in 77 cities across 31 countries. The firm deploys deep expertise in across sectors and specialty areas, including consumer marketing, corporate reputation, healthcare, technology, public affairs, and more. "
target: Resolute Digital
Resolute Digital innovates and executes digital marketing programs for clients ranging from the Fortune 100 to little-known startups and every type of company in-between. With a strong heritage in technology and marketing, they have enabled clients to thrive in an ever-changing digital landscape.
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closed 12/7/2017 via Company Press Release

Weber Shandwick Worldwide, acquired Bomoda

synopsis: Weber Shandwick announced its acquisition of Bomoda, a leading data science and business intelligence firm with deep specialization in China. Bomoda empowers clients with unique insights delivered via a proprietary SaaS analytics application, as well as via custom reports targeted to specific market needs.
buyer parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
buyer: Weber Shandwick Worldwide
Weber Shandwick is a leading global communications and engagement firm in 77 cities across 31 countries. The firm deploys deep expertise in across sectors and specialty areas, including consumer marketing, corporate reputation, healthcare, technology, public affairs, and more. "
target: Bomoda
Leveraging data collected and analyzed from China’s leading digital platforms, Bomoda empowers clients with unique insights delivered via a proprietary SaaS analytics application, as well as via custom reports targeted to specific market needs.
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closed 7/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

Mullen Lowe Group Limited, acquired Salt Communications

synopsis: The integrated marcoms network, MullenLowe Group, announced it has acquired the strategic communications agency Salt Communications. Founded in 2000, Salt Communications specialises in simplifying complex business challenges, with specialties in external reputation enhancement, design, and corporate brand & reputation management.
buyer parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
buyer: Mullen Lowe Group Limited
MullenLowe Group is a creatively driven integrated marketing communications network with a strong entrepreneurial heritage and challenger mentality. They are a global creative boutique of distinctive diverse agencies, present in more than 65 markets with over 90 agencies. "
target: Salt Communications
Salt Communications is a strategic communications agency, working with companies and brands like Unilever, ManpowerGroup, Roche, Hunter boots and Andrex. They manage corporate and consumer communications for clients to enhance their external reputation, promote internal alignment and increase sales.
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closed 5/4/2017 via PR Newswire

TM Advertising LP, acquired TM Advertising LP

synopsis: The Interpublic Group of Companies has sold TM Advertising in Dallas, Texas, to the agency's management team in an acquisition led by CEO Becca Weigman. With a storied history dating back more than 80 years, TM Advertising is one of the Southwest's most influential advertising and marketing communications agencies.
buyer: TM Advertising LP
TM Advertising is a full-service advertising agency with deep Texas roots dating back to 1934. They handle a portfolio of top brands spanning such categories as finance, food and beverage, travel and entertainment, oil and gas, fast casual restaurants and technology. "
target parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
target: TM Advertising LP
TM Advertising is a full-service advertising agency with deep Texas roots dating back to 1934. They handle a portfolio of top brands spanning such categories as finance, food and beverage, travel and entertainment, oil and gas, fast casual restaurants and technology.
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closed 3/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Pineapple PR merged with The Red Republic,

synopsis: Gold Coast PR firm Pineappple PR has announced it has merged with PR and brand experience agency The Red Republic. Some Pineapple PR clients include the Holiday Inn Express, The Marriott and Paradox Coffee Roasters.
buyer parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
buyer: The Red Republic
The Red Republic is a leading consumer communications & digital agency. They are strong, passionate experienced communications professionals, paving new ground in the world of public relations and brand experiences. "
target: Pineapple PR
Pineapple PR provides public relations services. Some of their clients include the Holiday Inn Express, The Marriott and Paradox Coffee Roasters. Pineapple PR was incorporated in 2010 and is based in Mermaid Beach, Australia.
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closed 9/14/2016 via Company Press Release

IPG Mediabrands, acquired Stickyeyes

synopsis: Stickyeyes Group has been acquired by IPG Mediabrands, one of the world’s largest advertising agency groups. Stickyeyes provides creative search and content marketing, influencer engagement and video production and has over 140 employees across the group’s offices in Leeds, Peterborough and London.
buyer parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
buyer: IPG Mediabrands (IPG:$6,962.70)
IPG Mediabrands is a new world agency group designed with dynamic marketing at its core. They employ 8,500 marketing communication, media and technology specialists in over 130 countries. They are a diverse group of thinkers and planners commited to building new solutions for top brands. "
target: Stickyeyes
Stickyeyes provides creative search and content marketing, influencer engagement and video production and has over 140 employees across the group’s offices in Leeds, Peterborough and London.
price ($mm)
$26
rev ($mm)
$20
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/27/2022 via PR Newswire

Search Discovery, Inc., acquired Allturna

synopsis: Search Discovery has acquired Allturna, a Salesforce Marketing Cloud Engagement Partner specializing in Health and Life Sciences. Search Discovery is now uniquely positioned to help Salesforce Marketing Cloud clients take full advantage of the platform's capabilities.
buyer: Search Discovery, Inc.
Search Discovery is a data transformation company that helps organizations use their data with purpose to drive measurable business impact. Its services and solutions help global organizations at every stage of data transformation, including strategy, implementation, and optimization. "
target: Allturna
Allturna helps sales and marketing clients develop data-centric marketing strategies and tactics, delivers data integration and management services, and applies significant marketing cloud expertise and operations to help clients achieve business impact and analytics insights.
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closed 5/31/2022 via BNC Analysis

Pearman Media Pty. Ltd., acquired MediaSmiths Australia

synopsis: One of Australia’s largest independent media agencies, Pearman (est 1996), has acquired established media agency MediaSmiths to offer a comprehensive suite of media and advertising services to clients. Since 2007, MediaSmiths has been the hands-on partner to hundreds of clients who needed to achieve more from their media strategy budget.
buyer: Pearman Media Pty. Ltd.
Pearman is one of Australia's largest independent media agencies. Established in 1996, they are 100% Australian owned. With no reporting to Paris, London or New York Pearman makes its own decisions quickly and decisively. "
target: MediaSmiths Australia
Since 2007, MediaSmiths has been the hands-on partner to hundreds of clients who needed to achieve more from their media strategy and marketing budget. MediaSmiths has grown with the companies they support to become one of Sydney’s most established independent media & marketing agencies.
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announced 5/20/2022 via BNC Analysis

Next 15, will acquire M&C Saatchi plc

synopsis: Next Fifteen Group (Next 15), a communications business in London, will acquire M&C Saatchi, the world's largest independent advertising network. M&C Saatchi connects specialist expertise, fuelled by data and technology, to help clients navigate, create and lead meaningful change.
buyer: Next 15 (AIM:NFC:$470.06)
Next 15 is a communications business in London. The Group incorporates 19 subsidiary agencies, spanning digital content, marketing, PR, consumer, technology, marketing software, market research, public affairs and policy communications. "
target: M&C Saatchi plc (AIM:SAA:$394.58)
Based in the UK, M&C Saatchi is the world's largest independent advertising network. Powered by its philosophy, Brutal Simplicity of Thought, Diversity of Thought, Independence, and Ownership, their work connects buyers and sellers as simply and as powerfully as possible.
price ($mm)[EV]
$377 [$407]
rev ($mm)
$534
EBITDA ($mm)
$56
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
7.2x
closed 3/28/2022 via PR Newswire

Bridgepoint, acquired Inspired Thinking Group Limited

synopsis: Bridgepoint, a major international alternative asset fund management group, has acquired a majority stake in fast-growing Inspired Thinking Group (Team ITG) from Equistone Partners Europe. A technology-led marketing business, Team ITG creates connected customer experiences for some of the biggest brands on the planet through world-class services an
buyer: Bridgepoint (:$353.32)
UK-based Bridgepoint is a major international alternative asset fund management group, providing private equity and private debt lending solutions to the middle market. Bridgepoint focuses on acquiring or investing in businesses with strong market positions. "
target parent: Equistone Partners Europe
target: Inspired Thinking Group Limited
A technology-led marketing business, Team ITG creates connected customer experiences for some of the biggest brands on the planet through world-class services and smart, intuitive tech.
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announced 3/3/2022 via Company Press Release

Next 15, will acquire Engine Group Ltd

synopsis: Next Fifteen Communications Group plc (Next 15), a communications business in London, will acquire Engine Group, a global media and marketing services company. Engine helps organizations to outperform in the present and win in the future. The group offers a vast range of marketing solutions, from insights and content to distribution and technology.
buyer: Next 15 (AIM:NFC:$470.06)
Next 15 is a communications business in London. The Group incorporates 19 subsidiary agencies, spanning digital content, marketing, PR, consumer, technology, marketing software, market research, public affairs and policy communications. "
target: Engine Group Ltd
Engine is a global media and marketing services company. Engine helps organizations to outperform in the present and win in the future. The group offers a vast range of marketing solutions, from insights and content to distribution and technology.
price ($mm)
$104
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closed 12/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Brunner Inc., acquired Brunner Inc.

synopsis: Full service independent marketing agency, Brunner Inc. is being sold to an expanded ownership group comprised of the firm’s current leadership. The company will be led by Scott Morgan, President; and Rick Gardinier, Chief Digital Officer.
buyer: Brunner Inc.
The company will be led by Scott Morgan, president; and Rick Gardinier, chief digital officer, along with other top management team members in a partnership role — Ken Johns, client experience officer; Erin Stoner, chief financial officer; and Dan Gbur, performance marketing officer. "
target: Brunner Inc.
Brunner is a full service independent marketing agency. They specialize in strategy, media, data science & analytics, marketing automation & CRM, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$28
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

MISSION Group, acquired Soul

synopsis: The MISSION Group, a collective of creative and MarTech agencies based in the UK, has acquired Soul, a leading customer engagement agency in the UK. Soul creates marketing campaigns that enable brands to have a heart to heart with their customers and understand their decision-making processes and motivators.
buyer: MISSION Group (AIM:TMMG:$176.19)
MISSION is a technology-embraced marketing communications and advertising group delivering digital, brand, marketing, advertising and full service communications. MISSION employs more than 1,000 people across the UK, Asia and the US, and works with some of the world’s leading brands. "
target: Soul
Soul is a leading customer engagement agency in the UK. Soul works with psychologists to help businesses better understand human nature. They create marketing campaigns that enable brands to have a heart to heart with their customers and understand their decision-making processes and motivators.
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closed 6/9/2021 via PR Web

Mainspire merged with The Enablement Group,

synopsis: The Enablement Group (TEG), a sales enablement content agency and consultancy, and Mainspire Marketing, a global full-service marketing agency, have merged operations under the name “The Enablement Group” to better serve the needs of corporate sales, marketing, and HR teams.
buyer: The Enablement Group
The Enablement Group (TEG) is a marketing and sales enablement content agency that delivers experiences fostering greater engagement and message retention, ultimately driving revenue and performance improvement. "
target: Mainspire
Mainspire is a full-service global consulting and marketing agency focused on the most innovative technologies driving the future. Mainspire develops and implements solid business marketing strategies that help companies grow and improve the world.
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closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Beattie Communications Group Ltd., acquired Beattie Communications Group Ltd.

synopsis: Beattie Communications' CEO, Laurna Woods, has acquired the company in a management buyout. Beattie is the UK’s No 1 integrated communications agency, competing with digital, social, creative, advertising and PR shops. They provide inspired communications and marketing services to some of the world's largest companies.
buyer: Beattie Communications Group Ltd.
Beattie is the UK’s No 1 integrated communications agency, competing with digital, social, creative, advertising and PR shops. They de-stress the lives of clients by demystifying communications to make it simple, deciphering strategy to make it transformational and debunking delivery to boost ROI. "
target: Beattie Communications Group Ltd.
Beattie is the UK’s No 1 integrated communications agency, competing with digital, social, creative, advertising and PR shops. They de-stress the lives of clients by demystifying communications to make it simple, deciphering strategy to make it transformational and debunking delivery to boost ROI.
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closed 12/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Moacon Ventures GmbH, acquired Devexgo GmbH

synopsis: Moacon Ventures GmbH, a German investment company, has acquired DEVEXGO GmbH, a German marketing company. With the acquisition, DEVEXGO will begin offering its customers an all-round carefree package in order to reach different target groups from the B2B and B2C environment with different media.
buyer: Moacon Ventures GmbH
Moacon Ventures GmbH is a German investment company comprised of online and offline start-ups from the consumer and marketing sectors. Moacon supports its portfolio companies at every point in their journey, from the idea to long-term market success. "
target: Devexgo GmbH
DEVEXGO is a German marketing company that specializes in cooperation marketing. DEVEXGO offers high-quality couponing in parcel or media supplements, Point-of-Sale and special postal advertising formats, and individual display campaigns on all known platforms.
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closed 9/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

ADLPerformance, acquired Pschhh

synopsis: ADLPerformance has acquired a company in the communication and marketing sector: Pschhh, a strategic planning and creation agency. Pschhh's aim is to create strong relationships between brands and consumers through brand content that generates added value for the end customer.
buyer: ADLPerformance (PA:ALP.AS:$163.53)
For more than 48 years, ADLPerformance has supported large account clients on their marketing issues. Supported by more than 500 employees, their group is a major player in cross-channel marketing in Europe. They are also present in France, Spain and Portugal. "
target: Pschhh
Based in France, Pschhh is an independent and bubbly communications consulting agency. The agency's aim is to create strong relationships between brands and consumers through brand content that generates added value for the end customer.
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closed 9/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

MESH, LLC, acquired Converge Marketing LLC

synopsis: Baton Rouge agency Mesh continues to expand its footprint in the southern part of the US. The firm is acquiring New Orleans-based agency Converge Marketing and bringing on the firm’s founder, Matt Preuett as Agency Director, New Orleans. Converge Marketing provides expert marketing campaign strategy, project management, and more.
buyer: MESH, LLC
MESH exists to create connections and loyalty to brands. They are an independent, award-winning creative and strategic agency with over 15 years of success. They work with clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to startups, who are willing to invest in their brand. "
target: Converge Marketing LLC
New Orleans-based agency Converge Marketing was founded by Matt Preuett in 2016. Converge Marketing of Louisiana provides expert marketing campaign strategy, project management, content creation and reputation building services for growing and established businesses.
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closed 8/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

New School, LLC merged with Ignite Advertising, LLC,

synopsis: New School, a marketing and advertising agency in Muskegon, merged with IGNITE, a branding and marketing company also located in Muskegon, MI. New School is a one-stop marketing shop for small to medium sized businesses that provides traditional and digital marketing services.
buyer: Ignite Advertising, LLC
IGNITE is an ad agency that works with businesses of all sizes, at their pace. They don't push large marketing budgets. IGNITE comes up with creative and compelling marketing materials to over time to help businesses grow. IGNITE is based in Muskegon, MI. "
target: New School, LLC
New School is a one-stop marketing shop for small to medium sized businesses of any kind in the Muskegon, MI area looking to grow industry presence and increase sales. Services include: marketing (traditional and digital), web design, video production, graphic design, print design, and more.
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closed 8/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

WPP AUNZ Limited, acquired Meerkats

synopsis: WPP AUNZ, the leading creative transformation agency in Australia, New Zealand and Asia, has acquired Western Australian-based digital and creative business solutions company Meerkats. Meerkats specializes in branding, planning, marketing and creativity.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: WPP AUNZ Limited (:$605.03)
WPP AUNZ is the leading creative transformation agency in Australia, New Zealand and Asia, comprising nearly 5,000 people working across 60+ companies, in over 120 offices across the region. "
target: Meerkats
Meerkats is a creative agency based in Perth, Australia that specializes in branding, planning, marketing and creativity.
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closed 8/3/2021 via BusinessWire

Stagwell Group, acquired MDC Partners, Inc.

synopsis: Stagwell Group has acquired MDC Partners, Inc., one of the most influential marketing and communications networks in the world. The combination will allow both Stagwell and MDC to scale offerings, develop products based on combined tech and data assets, and provide accelerated growth and enhanced services to clients.
buyer: Stagwell Group (STGW:$1,469.36)
Stagwell Group is an independent, digital-first, and fully-integrated organization servicing brands across the continuum of marketing services. Stagwell's brands include experts in digital transformation and marketing, research and insights, marketing communications, and content and media. "
target: MDC Partners, Inc. (MDCA:$1,252.82)
MDC Partners is one of the most influential marketing and communications networks in the world. MDC's agency partners leverage technology, data analytics, insights, and strategic consulting solutions to drive measurable results and optimize return on marketing investment for over 1,700 clients.
price ($mm)[EV]
$253 [$1,306]*
rev ($mm)
$1,415
EBITDA ($mm)
$215
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
7.4x
closed 2/14/2020 via Company Press Release

Ringier AG, acquired Admeira AG

synopsis: Ringier, a diversified media company, is acquiring Swisscom’s 50% share in Admeira, making it the sole owner of the marketing company. At the same time, Admeira is being restructured and will focus on the marketing of TV advertising in future. Admeira is Switzerland's largest marketing company.
buyer: Ringier AG
Ringier is a diversified media company with about 6,900 employees across 18 countries. Founded in 1833, Ringier manages leading brands in print, TV, radio, online and mobile media and runs successful print, entertainment and internet businesses. "
target parent: Swisscom
target: Admeira AG
Admeira is Switzerland's largest marketing company. They represent more than 80 strong media brands in the print, radio, TV, online and digital out-of-home domains. They provide their clients with tailored advertising and sponsorship solutions for cross-media campaigns.
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closed 2/11/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Bond Brand Loyalty, acquired rDialogue

synopsis: Bond Brand Loyalty, a global customer experience and loyalty management company, has acquired rDialogue, a customer marketing firm. The acquisition bolsters Bond’s expertise in strategic advisory services to help brands strengthen relationships and optimize the customer journey across all human and digital touch points.
buyer: Bond Brand Loyalty
Bond is a global, data-driven customer experience and loyalty management business. It specializes in the Marketing, Measurement, and Management of powerful experiences that build brand loyalty for the world’s most influential brands. "
target: rDialogue
rDialogue is a customer marketing firm that accelerates the development of smart and profitable relationships between leading brands and customers. The data-driven firm blends science and art to develop and execute innovative marketing strategies around loyalty and relationship marketing.
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announced 2/3/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ben Lilley, will acquire McCann Australia

synopsis: Ben Lilley, the former CEO of McCann Australia, will acquire McCann Australia from McCann Worldgroup, the world’s leading ad agency network. McCann Australia is an Australian creative agency that turns emotional truths into compelling stories to transform and build brands that last.
buyer: Ben Lilley
Ben Lilley is an Australian creative entrepreneur and private investor. Ben Lilley has a number of private investments and is interested in advertising and marketing businesses in creative, data, digital, design, media and PR. "
target parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
target: McCann Australia
McCann Australia is an Australian creative agency. McCann Australia provides their clients with a completely integrated and comprehensive marketing services offering. The agency turns emotional truths into compelling stories to transform and build brands that last.
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closed 1/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Modi Marketing LLC merged with KWSM Digital,

synopsis: KWSM, a full-service digital marketing agency with offices in Orange County, CA, Atlanta, GA, and Las Vegas, NV is merging with Modi Marketing, a marketing agency based in San Diego, CA. Modi Marketing provides small to mid-sized companies with marketing strategies and ongoing support designed to generate leads and grow revenue.
buyer: KWSM Digital
KWSM is based in Orange County, CA, with offices in Atlanta, GA and Las Vegas, NV. KWSM is a full-service digital agency with services including social media management, digital advertising, influencer marketing, video production, website design & development, and search engine optimization. "
target: Modi Marketing LLC
Modi Marketing is a marketing agency based in San Diego, CA. The agency provides small to mid-sized companies with marketing strategies and ongoing support designed to generate leads and grow revenue. Modi has served local clients under the leadership of Owner Krystina Feucht.
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closed 1/8/2020 via PR Newswire

GMLV, acquired The Byne Group, Inc.

synopsis: GMLV, a Newark, NJ/NY area based integrated marketing communications agency, announced that it has merged with The Byne Group, an award-winning strategic branding and integrated marketing agency. TBG has helped clients grow their brand through creative guidance, design, collaboration, and strategic thinking for over twenty years.
buyer: GMLV
GMLV is a full-service integrated marketing and communications company serving national and regional clients with award-winning work in brand-identity, creative and marketing services, media planning and buying, digital and public relations. "
target: The Byne Group, Inc.
The Byne Group (TBG) is an award-winning strategic branding and integrated marketing agency. TBG has helped clients grow their brand through creative guidance, design, collaboration, and strategic thinking for over twenty years.
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EBIT ($mm)
($2.09)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
9
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Ticker: JASDAQ:6175
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Net Marketing Co., Ltd.
Net Marketing Co., Ltd.
Net Marketing Co.,Ltd. is a Japan-based company that provides affiliate advertising services to various businesses. The company also provides an online matchmaking and dating service through their Omiai mobile app.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$79.05
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$2.46
Net Income ($mm)
$1.58
Employees
98
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Ticker: BIT:TB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Triboo S.p.A.
Triboo S.p.A.
Triboo, public company listed on AIM, is the Digital Transformation Factory that supports clients in developing & managing their digital activities worldwide. Triboo is the "one stop solution" able to foster the digital trasformation process for its clients, through an integrated offer of services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$75.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.26
EBIT ($mm)
$2.15
Net Income ($mm)
$1.97
Employees
1
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Ticker: OM:SPEQT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Speqta AB
Speqta AB
Speqta is a performance marketing company in Sweden. Speqta is a digital media house that owns and operates a leading international advertising network as well as several digital products and services within the performance-based marketing of e-commerce stores.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$10.29
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.91
EBIT ($mm)
$0.30
Net Income ($mm)
$0.03
Employees
0
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Ticker: TDCH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
30DC Inc.
30DC Inc.
30DC, Inc. provides online marketing tools and platforms for the monetization of digital content. Created by Edward Dale, 30DC, Inc.’s focus is on the building, management and acquisition of international Web 2.0-based sales and marketing companies.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1.36
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.44)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.52)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
11
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Ticker: OTCPK:PAYM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PayMeOn, Inc.
PayMeOn, Inc.
PayMeOn is a referral network that allows users to connect and share with their social networks while earning real money in real time from their trusted recommendations. This real money is called Social Income®.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$0.01
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.34)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.35)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3
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Ticker: MXMI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Max Media Group
Max Media Group
Max Media Group, Inc. is a developer of online integrated digital publishing/distribution platforms for high-end internet consumer segments. Max Media's mission is to be the premier operator and developer of low cost high revenue online integrated publishing/interactive social networks.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$259.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$25.71
EBIT ($mm)
$19.22
Net Income ($mm)
$12.73
Employees
1892
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Ticker: ASX:MKB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MOKO.mobi Limited
MOKO.mobi Limited
MOKO Social Media is at the forefront of the next generation in social media, providing innovative products and content to enable communities to engage and interact. MOKO provides tailored content for high value, niche user groups.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.88
EBITDA ($mm)
($12.25)
EBIT ($mm)
($12.59)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: OMC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Omnicom Group Inc.
Omnicom Group Inc.
Omnicom Group is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, public relations and other specialty communications services.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$13,962.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,171.80
EBIT ($mm)
$1,956.50
Net Income ($mm)
$1,347.40
Employees
64100
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Ticker: SWX:DKSH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DKSH Holding Ltd.
DKSH Holding Ltd.
DKSH is the leading Market Expansion Services Group with a focus on Asia. They help companies who are looking for a reliable outsourcing partner to grow their business in new or existing markets. They offer services that includes organizing and running the entire value chain for any product.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$11,600.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$282.63
EBIT ($mm)
$240.86
Net Income ($mm)
$232.55
Employees
32996
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Ticker: NYSE: IPG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
Interpublic is one of the world's leading organizations of advertising agencies and marketing services companies. Their companies specialize in consumer advertising, digital marketing, communications planning and media buying, public relations and specialty marketing.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$8,319.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,276.60
EBIT ($mm)
$996.30
Net Income ($mm)
$453.60
Employees
54300
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Ticker: TSE:2433
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hakuhodo DY Holdings, Inc.
Hakuhodo DY Holdings, Inc.
Hakuhodo DY Group companies are committed to providing optimized solutions for advertisers, media companies and content holders in Japan and internationally. The company provides planning, production, marketing, public relations, and other services related to advertising in various media.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$6,667.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$677.71
EBIT ($mm)
$533.66
Net Income ($mm)
$411.02
Employees
25522
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Ticker: SZSE:300058
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BlueFocus Communication Group
BlueFocus Communication Group
BlueFocus is one of the most recognized communications services groups originating in China. They provide a wide spectrum of marketing and brand management services across disciplines of Strategy, Digital, Advertising, Media, Social, PR, Design, Branding, CRM, Data, E-Commerce and Mobile solutions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,361.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$120.72
EBIT ($mm)
$102.91
Net Income ($mm)
$75.66
Employees
5445
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Ticker: KOSE:A030000
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cheil Worldwide, Inc.
Cheil Worldwide, Inc.
Cheil Worldwide Inc. is a marketing solutions company that offers advertising, public relations, shopper marketing, sports marketing, digital marketing, etc. It was established in 1973 with headquarters in Seoul, South Korea.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,750.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$196.43
EBIT ($mm)
$170.64
Net Income ($mm)
$116.35
Employees
1274
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Ticker: DLX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Deluxe Corporation
Deluxe Corporation
Deluxe Corp. is a growth engine for small businesses and financial institutions. Millions of business customers access Deluxe’s products and services, including customized checks, as well as website development and hosting, email marketing, social media, search engine optimization and logo design.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,790.78
EBITDA ($mm)
$296.61
EBIT ($mm)
$224.47
Net Income ($mm)
$8.81
Employees
6123
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Ticker: ASX:IGL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IVE Group
IVE Group
IVE Group Ltd is an ASX listed vertically integrated marketing and print communications provider. IVE enables its customers to communicate more effectively with their customers by creating, managing, producing and distributing content across multiple channels.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$395.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$28.66
EBIT ($mm)
$17.68
Net Income ($mm)
$9.65
Employees
1100
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Ticker: AIM:SAA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
M&C Saatchi plc
M&C Saatchi plc
M&C Saatchi plc is a global marketing services business working across a wide variety of industry sectors with a strategy focused on winning new business and starting new businesses.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$394.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$36.15
EBIT ($mm)
$25.99
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: NYSE:HHS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Harte-Hanks, Inc.
Harte-Hanks, Inc.
Harte Hanks is a global marketing services firm specializing in multi-channel marketing solutions. Harte Hanks offers end-to-end marketing services including consulting, strategic assessment, data, analytics, digital, social, mobile, print, direct mail and contact center.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$394.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.14
EBIT ($mm)
($4.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5620
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Ticker: 002712
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Simei Media Co.,Ltd.
Simei Media Co.,Ltd.
Simei Media Co.,Ltd. offers media services in China. Through their brands, they offer Media planning and agency (ProVision Media Network), Brand Management (BC&T Boundless Creations & Talents), Outdoor Advertising (EYoung Outdoors), Digital Marketing (Simei Digital), and more.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$374.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.18
EBIT ($mm)
$13.83
Net Income ($mm)
$14.17
Employees
180
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Ticker: ASX:EGG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Enero Group Limited
Enero Group Limited
Enero Group Limited is engaged in integrated marketing and communication services, including strategy, market research, advertising, public relations, communications planning graphic design, events management, direct marketing, and corporate communications.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$274.31
EBITDA ($mm)
$32.72
EBIT ($mm)
$30.82
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
600
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Ticker: PA:ALP.AS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ADLPerformance
ADLPerformance
For more than 48 years, ADLPerformance has supported large account clients on their marketing issues. Supported by more than 500 employees, their group is a major player in cross-channel marketing in Europe. They are also present in France, Spain and Portugal.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$163.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.32
EBIT ($mm)
$11.38
Net Income ($mm)
$7.62
Employees
487
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Ticker: AIM:INTQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
InternetQ PLC
InternetQ PLC
InternetQ is one of the world's most successful Mobile, Social & APP-based service providers. Their disruptive mobile marketing, rich media and advertising platforms enable clients to profitably engage with the emerging social entertainment ecosystem.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$151.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.25
EBIT ($mm)
$12.92
Net Income ($mm)
$11.84
Employees
155
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Ticker: AQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Acquity Group, LLC
Acquity Group, LLC
Acquity Group, LLC operates as a multi-channel commerce and digital marketing company. Its solutions include design that covers audience segmentation and persona development, user experience and interaction design, information architecture, visual and motion design, and more.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$141.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$27.65
EBIT ($mm)
$22.87
Net Income ($mm)
$3.25
Employees
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