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closed 6/28/2007 via PR Newswire

RoyaltyShare, acquired Musicalc

synopsis: RoyaltyShare, a premier provider of digital royalty solutions to the entertainment industry, has acquired Musicalc, a UK-based provider of royalty accounting software for the music industry. With the acquisition, RoyaltyShare expands its European presence and adds royalty processing software and services for music publishers.
buyer: RoyaltyShare
RoyaltyShare is the worldwide leader in Web-based royalty processing and reporting solutions for the global entertainment industry. RoyaltyShare provides a suite of on-demand services dedicated to simplifying the increasingly complex and necessary task of managing sales and distribution information."
target: Musicalc
Formed in 1982 to develop and market PC-based software for independent record labels and music publishing companies, Musicalc has over 100 customers throughout Europe and the U.S., including notable record companies.
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announced 8/13/2015 via BusinessWire

Entertainment Partners, will acquire Ease Entertainment Services, LLC

synopsis: Entertainment Partners ("EP"), the leading end-to-end provider of payroll and production management services for all aspects of the entertainment industry, announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which EP will acquire Ease Entertainment Services. Ease is a leader in technology solutions for the entertainment industry.
buyer: Entertainment Partners
Entertainment Partners (EP) is the global leader in entertainment payroll, residuals, tax incentives, finance, and other integrated production management solutions with 15 offices in the U.S., Canada, London, and Tokyo. "
target: Ease Entertainment Services, LLC
Ease Entertainment provides the only studio-grade, all-in-one production management platform in the industry. Ease Entertainment is able to deliver a radically new level of compliance, governance, transparency, data security and efficiency.
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closed 6/8/2012 via BNC Analysis

Money Centers of America Inc., acquired Landmark Group Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: Money Centers of America, Inc. announced that it had acquired the assets of Landmark Group Holdings. The deal includes Landmark’s proprietary software and contracts with properties in Washington, Idaho, California, Colorado, South Dakota, and Nevada. Landmark provides check guarantee and check verification services.
buyer: Money Centers of America Inc.
Since 1998, Money Centers of America has been providing traditional full service cash access services as well as a state of the art technology platform that enables gaming operators to process their own transactions. "
target: Landmark Group Holdings, Inc.
Washington based Landmark Group Holdings, Inc. provides check guarantee, check verification, Title 31 / Currency Transaction Reporting, and on-line software applications to establish credit limits and monitor guests’ marker activities.
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closed 8/13/2010 via Company Press Release

Google Inc., acquired Jambool, Inc.

synopsis: Jambool announced that they have been acquired by Google. Jambool started as a social collaboration platform in 2006. In 2007, they shifted focus to build applications on social networks. Jambool are the creators of Social Gold, an industry-leading virtual monetization platform.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Jambool, Inc.
Jambool, Inc. operates Social Gold™, an industry-leading virtual monetization platform. Social Gold enables developers to create and manage their own white-labeled virtual currency, to provide an in-app payments experience to their users, and to optimize their virtual economy using analytics.
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closed 5/5/2010 via BusinessWire

Digital River, Inc., acquired fatfoogoo

synopsis: Digital River, Inc., announced that it has acquired fatfoogoo. The combined forces of Digital River’s e-commerce solutions with fatfoogoo’s technology will offer game publishers and developers an unparalleled, single e-commerce connection to manage their online product sales both in-store and in-game.
buyer: Digital River, Inc. (DRIV:$373.69)
Digital River, Inc., a global leader in e-commerce outsourcing, builds and manages profitable online businesses for nearly 34,000 companies worldwide. Its comprehensive e-commerce solution and world-class infrastructure are designed to help companies of all sizes quickly maximize online revenues. "
target: fatfoogoo
Fatfoogoo is the leading in-game commerce ecosystem for monetizing online games and virtual worlds. Fatfoogoo’s solutions allow both publisher-to-player and player-to-player financial interaction, as well as virtual currency management and traditional user and subscription management.
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closed 7/29/2009 via Company Press Release

Live Gamer, Inc., acquired N-Cash

synopsis: Live Gamer, the company that pioneered publisher-supported real-money-trading for online games, announced that it has completed its acquisition of N-Cash, Korea’s premier micro-transaction provider.
buyer: Live Gamer, Inc.
Live Gamer combines leading e-commerce software with virtual economy advisory services to help online game publishers, virtual world operators, and operators of other virtual environments, like social networks, create new transaction-based revenue streams. "
target: N-Cash
Micro-transaction-based games began in South Korea almost a decade ago, and N-Cash’s platform was there to power the very first item-based game ever in existence (Joyon’s GerSang). Since 2001, N-Cash has developed and scaled its solution to power titles from over 60 game operators worldwide.
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closed 6/5/2013 via Market Wire

PlayHaven, acquired //staq

synopsis: PlayHaven, the leading lifetime value (LTV) maximization platform for mobile games, announced the addition of the team from Staq.io, a game management platform featuring advanced, real-time analytics.
buyer: PlayHaven
PlayHaven delivers a lifetime value maximization platform to help mobile game developers better acquire, understand, and intelligently engage and monetize users. "
target: //staq
//staq is a game management platform. //staq makes it simple to monetize and optimize free to play games on mobile, web and consoles. The company provides services to manage virtual currencies and virtual goods, player state, targeted promotions, beautiful analytics and data warehousing.
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closed 9/21/2011 via BNC Analysis

Serve Virtual Enterprises, Inc., acquired Sometrics, Inc.

synopsis: American Express has acquired virtual currency platform and in-game payments provider Sometrics. Sometrics helps gaming publishers market free-to-play online games and monetize virtual currency with a consumer destination site and in-game payment solutions. Sometrics will be added to American Express’ Serve digital payment platform.
buyer parent: American Express Company
buyer: Serve Virtual Enterprises, Inc.
Serve Virtual Enterprises is a next-generation digital payments platform that helps you organize your money, send and receive funds, and manage payment requests — all from a single, unified online account. Serve makes paying and being paid simple. "
target: Sometrics, Inc.
Founded in 2007 and based in El Segundo, Calif., Sometrics helps publishers monetize online games through virtual currency with the industry's most advanced in-game payment and optimization platform and consumer digital goods marketplace.
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announced 3/28/2019 via Company Press Release

TPG Capital, will acquire Entertainment Partners

synopsis: Entertainment Partners (“EP”) the leading global end-to-end provider of production workforce management and automated production software and services to the entertainment industry, announced that it has reached an agreement to be acquired by TPG Capital, the private equity platform of global alternative asset firm TPG.
buyer: TPG Capital
TPG is a leading global alternative asset firm with more than $103 billion of assets under management. TPG’s investment platforms are across a wide range of asset classes, including private equity, growth venture, real estate, credit, and public equity. "
target: Entertainment Partners
Entertainment Partners is the global leader in entertainment integrated production management solutions. EP combines unparalleled expertise and innovative technology to enable its clients to produce the most cost-effective and efficient film, television, digital, and commercial projects.
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closed 7/7/2021 via Company Press Release

DaySmart Software, acquired Dash Platform

synopsis: DaySmart Software, the leading provider of business management software, has acquired Dash Platform, the leading provider of sports facility and recreation management software. This acquisition expands DaySmart’s reach into new verticals, such as sports facilities, parks, and recreation departments.
buyer parent: LLR Partners
buyer: DaySmart Software
DaySmart Software provides industry-specific business management tools designed to make it easier for entrepreneurs to operate and grow their businesses. DaySmart offers desktop software, payment processing solutions, and cloud-based applications for the salon, spa, pet, and tattoo industries. "
target: Dash Platform
Dash Platform is a SaaS-based software solution that supports all facets of sports and recreation business operations. Its key features include business administrative back-office functions and billing, registration-based workflows for memberships, payment processing, programs, and more.
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announced 2/19/2020 via Company Press Release

Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, will acquire Media Services Group, Inc.

synopsis: Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, a company that provides technology-enabled payroll and human resources, accounting and financial, and workflow and productivity software, will be acquiring Media Services, an entertainment payroll, production accounting and software enterprise.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: Cast & Crew Entertainment Services
Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, LLC provides technology-enabled payroll and human resources, accounting and financial, and workflow and productivity software and services to the entertainment industry. "
target: Media Services Group, Inc. (MSGI:$0.28)
Media Services is an entertainment payroll, production accounting and software enterprise. Its software offerings, including digital payroll tools, accounting solutions, and its flagship Showbiz suite of products help today’s content creators streamline a broad range of production processes.
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announced 10/2/2014 via PR Newswire

Talent Partners, will acquire PES Payroll

synopsis: Talent Partners, a provider of talent and production support services for more than 750 agency and advertiser clients representing 1,500 brands, has agreed to acquire PES Payroll, a Burbank-based firm with 20 years' experience providing crew payroll and production support services to the commercial, television, film and live event industries.
buyer: Talent Partners
Talent Partners is a provider of more than 125 essential services, including talent negotiations and business affairs, traffic and clearance, rights and royalty management, signatory services, and more. The firm's 750+ client roster includes 1,500 brands and 95 of the top 100 global advertisers. "
target: PES Payroll
PES Payroll is an industry leader in innovative, solution-oriented customer service. With a core focus on unscripted television, commercial crews and live events, PES Payroll delivers expediency, scalability, efficiency, and paperless solutions across the entertainment industry.
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closed 6/8/2022 via PR Newswire

United Talent Agency, Inc., acquired MediaHound

synopsis: Leading global entertainment, talent, and sports agency UTA has acquired MediaHound, a software and data analytics company that helps entertainment and media companies develop proprietary insights to most effectively utilize information to benefit talent, content, and audiences.
buyer: United Talent Agency, Inc.
One of the biggest talent agencies in the world, United Talent Agency represents many of the world’s most acclaimed figures in current and emerging area of entertainment and media, including television, music, digital, broadcast news, books, theater, video games, fine art and live entertainment. "
target: MediaHound
MediaHound is a software and data analytics company that helps entertainment and media companies develop proprietary insights to most effectively utilize information to benefit talent, content, and audiences.
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announced 7/19/2022 via BusinessWire

RedBird Capital Partners LLC, will acquire Talent Systems, LLC

synopsis: RedBird Capital Partners, along with private markets investment firm StepStone Group, announced a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in Talent Systems, the preeminent casting software and talent marketplace for the entertainment industry.
buyer: RedBird Capital Partners LLC
RedBird Capital Partners is a private investment firm focused on building high-growth companies alongside entrepreneurs in its four areas of domain expertise: sports, media, consumer and financial services. "
target: Talent Systems, LLC
Talent Systems is a leading provider of casting and auditioning software. Talent Systems enables casting directors and agents worldwide to source and manage talent across film, television, commercials, theater and digital projects.
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closed 6/16/2022 via PR Newswire

Talent Systems, LLC, purchased eTribez Casting Platform from eTribez

synopsis: Talent Systems, a provider of casting and auditioning software, has acquired the eTribez Casting Platform from eTribez, the entertainment industry’s leading digital solutions provider. The eTribez Casting Platform enables television and film producers to receive and efficiently filter an enormous number of candidates in a short period of time.
buyer: Talent Systems, LLC
Talent Systems is a leading provider of casting and auditioning software. Talent Systems enables casting directors and agents worldwide to source and manage talent across film, television, commercials, theater and digital projects. "
seller: eTribez
The eTribez Casting Platform enables television and film producers to receive and efficiently filter an enormous number of candidates in a short period of time. The eTribez Casting Platform is a product of eTribez, the entertainment industry’s leading digital solutions provider.
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closed 3/2/2020 via PR Newswire

Entertainment Partners, acquired We Got POP Ltd.

synopsis: Entertainment Partners, the global end-to-end provider of production and workforce management solutions to the entertainment industry, has acquired We Got POP Ltd., the UK production industry's leading SaaS based workforce and production management platform. POP enables producers to manage all of their people and projects on one secure platform.
buyer: Entertainment Partners
Entertainment Partners (EP) is a leader in entertainment payroll, workforce management, residuals, tax incentives, finance, and other integrated production management solutions. EP enables its clients to produce the most cost-effective and efficient film, television, digital and commercial projects."
target: We Got POP Ltd.
We Got POP is the UK production industry's leading SaaS based workforce and production management platform. POP enables producers to manage all of their people and projects on one secure platform. POP helps to streamline productions and save time and money.
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closed 8/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Vald Performance, acquired ForceDecks

synopsis: Vald Performance, an Australian company that was created to bring laboratory-grade technology to the field, acquired ForceDecks, an Australian company developed for practitioners in the sports and clinical environment to minimize time spent testing, provide immediate easy-to-interpret feedback and make the assessment of large groups practical.
buyer: Vald Performance
Australia-based Vald Performance was created to bring laboratory-grade technology to the field. It is powered by an international, multidisciplinary team of sports scientists, researchers, clinicians, designers, developers and engineers, all dedicated to improving human measurement. "
target: ForceDecks
Australia-based ForceDecks has been developed for practitioners in the sports and clinical environment with three key objectives: minimizing the time spent testing; providing immediate feedback that is easy to interpret; and making the assessment of large groups of athletes practical.
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closed 7/27/2017 via BusinessWire

Kronos Incorporated, acquired Virtual Roster

synopsis: Kronos Incorporated announced that it has acquired Digital Instinct, a leading provider of human capital and workforce management solutions for casinos and casino resorts. Digital Instinct’s flagship product line, Virtual Roster, is an integrated suite of solutions including staff scheduling, time and attendance, and workforce analytics.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Kronos Incorporated
Founded in 1977, Kronos is a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Their industry-centric workforce applications are purpose-built for businesses, healthcare providers, educational institutions, & government agencies of all sizes. "
target: Virtual Roster
Digital Instinct Pty. Limited is a leading provider of human capital and workforce management solutions for casinos and casino resorts. Their flagship product line, Virtual Roster, is an integrated suite of solutions including staff scheduling, time and attendance, and workforce analytics.
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closed 7/15/2013 via PR Web

Siegel Enterprises, Inc., acquired RinkNet

synopsis: RinkNet has been acquired by Siegel Enterprises. RinkNet was founded in 1998 with the philosophy of providing powerful software to increase the efficiency and productivity of hockey scouts. RinkNet provides all the technology tools and data needed to enable a hockey scouting organization to run at an optimum level of effectiveness.
buyer: Siegel Enterprises, Inc.
Siegel Enterprises Inc. is the investment holding company for the business holdings of Stu Siegel. It is headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida. "
target: RinkNet
RinkNet was founded in 1998 with the philosophy of providing powerful software to increase the efficiency and productivity of hockey scouts. RinkNet provides all the technology tools and data needed to enable a hockey scouting organization to run at an optimum level of effectiveness.
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closed 8/13/2020 via Company Press Release

Transfermarkt.de, acquired SCOUTASTIC GmbH

synopsis: Transfermarkt GmbH & Co. KG acquires 50.1 percent of the shares in SCOUTASTIC GmbH, which is a subsidiary of JUST ADD AI GmbH. SCOUTASTIC is the central platform for the planning and management of all scouting activities. SCOUTASTIC's AI-based data analysis allows sports clubs to optimize their player observation and talent screening.
buyer parent: Axel Springer SE
buyer: Transfermarkt.de
With its online presence Transfermarkt.de and with the country portals Transfermarkt.at (Austria) and Transfermarkt.ch (Switzerland), Transfermarkt GmbH & Co. KG is one of the largest sports sites in the German-speaking Internet. "
target parent: JUST ADD AI GmbH
target: SCOUTASTIC GmbH
SCOUTASTIC is the central platform for the planning and management of all scouting activities. SCOUTASTIC's AI-based data analysis allows sports clubs to optimize their player observation and talent screening.
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closed 6/28/2007 via PR Newswire

RoyaltyShare, acquired Musicalc

synopsis: RoyaltyShare, a premier provider of digital royalty solutions to the entertainment industry, has acquired Musicalc, a UK-based provider of royalty accounting software for the music industry. With the acquisition, RoyaltyShare expands its European presence and adds royalty processing software and services for music publishers.
buyer: RoyaltyShare
RoyaltyShare is the worldwide leader in Web-based royalty processing and reporting solutions for the global entertainment industry. RoyaltyShare provides a suite of on-demand services dedicated to simplifying the increasingly complex and necessary task of managing sales and distribution information."
target: Musicalc
Formed in 1982 to develop and market PC-based software for independent record labels and music publishing companies, Musicalc has over 100 customers throughout Europe and the U.S., including notable record companies.
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closed 6/28/2007 via PR Newswire

RoyaltyShare, acquired Musicalc

synopsis: RoyaltyShare, a premier provider of digital royalty solutions to the entertainment industry, has acquired Musicalc, a UK-based provider of royalty accounting software for the music industry. With the acquisition, RoyaltyShare expands its European presence and adds royalty processing software and services for music publishers.
buyer: RoyaltyShare
RoyaltyShare is the worldwide leader in Web-based royalty processing and reporting solutions for the global entertainment industry. RoyaltyShare provides a suite of on-demand services dedicated to simplifying the increasingly complex and necessary task of managing sales and distribution information."
target: Musicalc
Formed in 1982 to develop and market PC-based software for independent record labels and music publishing companies, Musicalc has over 100 customers throughout Europe and the U.S., including notable record companies.
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closed 5/22/2007 via PR Newswire

RoyaltyShare, acquired Independent Digital Entertainment & Arts

synopsis: RoyaltyShare, a premier provider of digital royalty solutions to the entertainment industry, announced the acquisition of Los Angeles-based Independent Digital Entertainment & Arts, LLC (IDEA), a provider of outsourced content management services to record labels, record distributors and digital music retailers.
buyer: RoyaltyShare
RoyaltyShare is the worldwide leader in Web-based royalty processing and reporting solutions for the global entertainment industry. RoyaltyShare provides a suite of on-demand services dedicated to simplifying the increasingly complex and necessary task of managing sales and distribution information."
target: Independent Digital Entertainment & Arts
Digital recording, delivery, and playback technologies are changing the landscape of the music business. Power is shifting from the distributor to the artist. IDEA helps independent artists and labels take advantage of this shift by giving them the power to distribute their own music.
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closed 2/17/2021 via PR Newswire

Corsearch, acquired Entura International Ltd.

synopsis: Corsearch, Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of Entura, a pioneer in the protection of content against online piracy. Following the acquisition of Marketly, this new deal cements Corsearch's position as the market leader for end-to-end online content protection.
buyer parent: Audax Group
buyer: Corsearch
Corsearch is a leading provider of clearance and online brand protection solutions for trademark and brand professionals. Corsearch Brand Risk and Performance™ solutions are revolutionizing how companies commercialize and protect their growth. "
target: Entura International Ltd.
Entura International, based in the UK, began delivering a high-quality anti-piracy service to major clients across the film, television, and music industries. Over the past decade, Entura has become acknowledged as a world leader in the protection of digital media.
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closed 9/24/2020 via BusinessWire

Vector Capital, acquired Patron Technology

synopsis: Vector Capital, a leading private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses, has acquired Patron Technology, a premier event technology platform. Patron offers a full-suite of event technology solutions for live, virtual, and hybrid events designed to transform the attendee experience.
buyer: Vector Capital
Vector Capital is a leading global private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses. With over $4 billion of capital under management, Vector actively partners with management teams to devise and execute new financial and business strategies. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Patron Technology
Patron Technology helps live event organizers create better experiences for their attendees and deeper relationships with their sponsors through a complete, data-driven event technology solution. Event organizers use Patron Technology for ticketing, marketing, fan engagement, CRM, and more.
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closed 8/7/2019 via GlobeNewswire

City National Bank, acquired FilmTrack, Inc.

synopsis: City National Bank, America's Premier Private and Business Bank, has acquired FilmTrack, the leading rights management solution for the media and entertainment industry. FilmTrack's cloud-based platform streamlines the complex intellectual property life cycle, providing the necessary tools to manage mission-critical data.
buyer parent: Royal Bank of Canada
buyer: City National Bank (CYN:$1,188.44)
With $53.6 billion in assets, City National Bank provides banking, investment and trust services through 70 offices, including 19 full-service regional centers. In addition, the company and its investment affiliates manage or administer $75.1 billion in client investment assets. "
target parent: Insight Venture Partners
target: FilmTrack, Inc.
FilmTrack is the leading rights management solution for the media and entertainment industry. The company’s cloud-based platform streamlines the complex intellectual property life cycle, providing the necessary tools to manage mission-critical data.
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closed 5/22/2019 via GlobeNewswire

AudienceView, acquired Vendini, Inc.

synopsis: AudienceView, a world leader in e-commerce software for events and entertainment organizations, has acquired Vendini, a leading all-in-one ticketing and box office management company. Their all-in-one system helps venues and promoters market to fans, manage logistics and ultimately sell tickets for the highest possible revenue.
buyer: AudienceView
AudienceView is a leading provider of solutions that empower the business of live entertainment through innovative technology, popular media brands and a comprehensive partner ecosystem. "
target: Vendini, Inc.
At Vendini, their mission is to make the business of live events simple with a complete event management platform that protects the customer’s brand. Their all-in-one system helps venues and promoters market to fans, manage logistics and ultimately sell tickets for the highest possible revenue.
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closed 8/13/2018 via GlobeNewswire

City National Bank, acquired Exactuals

synopsis: City National Bank, America’s Premier Private and Business Bank®, announced it has acquired Exactuals, a Los Angeles-based provider of innovative SaaS solutions for complex payments in the entertainment industry.
buyer parent: Royal Bank of Canada
buyer: City National Bank (CYN:$1,188.44)
With $48.8 billion in assets, City National Bank provides banking, investment and trust services through 72 offices, including 19 full-service regional centers. In addition, the company and its investment affiliates manage or administer $64.9 billion in client investment assets. "
target: Exactuals
Exactuals provides innovative SaaS solutions used by film/TV, music and marketplace companies to manage residuals, royalties and other complex payments. Their payment system, PaymentHub, allows the entertainment industry to provide direct deposit payments, tax document management & online reporting.
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closed 7/19/2017 via BusinessWire

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired PatronManager, LLC

synopsis: Patron Technology (PatronManager) announced a strategic majority investment by Providence Strategic Growth. Patron aims to revolutionize the arts and entertainment industry through its cloud-based CRM solution, PatronManager, which seamlessly integrates box office ticketing, marketing and fundraising.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence is a premier, global asset management firm with $50 billion in assets under management across complementary private equity and credit businesses. Since the firm's inception in 1989, Providence has invested in more than 160 companies. "
target: PatronManager, LLC
Patron aims to revolutionize the arts and entertainment industry through its cloud-based CRM solution, PatronManager, which seamlessly integrates box office ticketing, marketing and fundraising.
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announced 1/31/2013 via PR Newswire

SAP AG, will acquire Ticket-Web GmbH & Co. KG

synopsis: SAP AG announced plans to acquire Ticket-Web GmbH & Co. KG, a provider of ticketing solutions and niche customer relationship management software for sports and entertainment promoters. The move paves the way for SAP to offer enhanced solutions to help promoters, venues and teams market events over the Internet and better support arena management.
buyer: SAP AG (SAP:$28,572.00)
As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently. "
target: Ticket-Web GmbH & Co. KG
Ticket-Web GmbH & Co. KG provides solutions for ticketing. The solution allows venues and event promoters of any size to ticket and market a full range of events on the Web. Ticket-Web is established in Europe with its main product, ENTREE-tickets, an online ticketing service.
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closed 2/23/2022 via Company Press Release

Beatport, acquired AMPsuite

synopsis: Beatport, an online music store focused on electronic music, has acquired AMPsuite, an integrated music royalty accounting, label management, and promotional system for record labels. AMPsuite provides a web-based system that simplifies royalty accounting and allows users to create customizable email promos and manage their business from anywhere.
buyer parent: Robert F.X. Sillerman
buyer: Beatport
Founded in 2004 as the principal source of music for DJs, Beatport today is the worldwide home of electronic music for DJs, producers, and their fans. The Beatport Store offers music in premium digital formats and provides unique music discovery tools created for and by DJs. "
target: AMPsuite
AMPsuite is a fully integrated music royalty accounting, label management, and promotional system for record labels. AMPsuite provides a web-based, all-in-one system that simplifies royalty accounting and allows users to create customizable email promos and manage their business from anywhere.
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closed 7/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

FUGA, acquired Songspace LLC

synopsis: Digital distribution technology and services company FUGA has acquired Nashville-based rights management platform Songspace. Songspace is the leading creative workflow and rights management platform for music creators and rightsholders. Formed in 2014, Songspace has more than 250 publisher and record label clients.
buyer: FUGA
FUGA are the industry-leading technology and services company for international rightsholders. At the company’s core is the FUGA platform, offering best-of-breed digital supply chain integration alongside dynamic promotion and marketing. "
target: Songspace LLC
Songspace is the leading creative workflow and rights management platform for music creators and rightsholders. Songspace redefines the music rights management experience, with a flexible and intuitive user interface that mirrors the natural business workflows of music professionals.
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closed 4/26/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Spordle Inc., acquired HiSports Inc.

synopsis: Spordle, a national leader in Sports Technology, announced the acquisition of HiSports Ventures Ltd., the official and exclusive league and tournament management platform of all minor hockey in British Columbia, Canada.
buyer: Spordle Inc.
Spordle is a Canadian provider of advanced technological solutions to sport organizations and events. Spordle offers cloud-based solutions that fulfill all the needs of organizations, including website design and operation, events and administrative management, ticketing and related activities. "
target: HiSports Inc.
HiSports is the official and exclusive league and tournament management platform of all minor hockey in British Columbia, Canada. The HiSports app includes: electronic scoresheet, scheduler, referee booking, sanctions, and other great functionalities beloved by users.
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closed 1/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Pineapple Payments, acquired AthleteTrax

synopsis: Pineapple Payments, a payment processing technology company, has acquired AthleteTrax, a company that offers a Cloud-Based Facility Management Software, called MySportSort. They offer everything from custom websites and mobile apps to facility and league scheduling and point of sale transactions.
buyer: Pineapple Payments
Pineapple Payments is a payment processing technology company that provides omni-channel payment acceptance tools for merchants of all shapes and sizes. From its innovative technology solutions to its proactive merchant success team, Pineapple truly takes a fresh approach to payment processing. "
target: AthleteTrax
AthleteTrax offers a Cloud-Based Facility Management Software, called MySportSort. From everything from custom websites and mobile apps to facility and league scheduling and point of sale transactions, AthleteTrax provides a simple mechanism to keep your organization running smoothly.
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closed 7/28/2016 via PR Web

SportsEngine, acquired Beyond The Scores

synopsis: SportsEngine, the leading provider of Sport Life Management web software and mobile applications for youth, amateur, and professional sports, announced that it has acquired Beyond The Scores, a sports automation platform for the athletes, coaches, families, clubs, and fans involved in amateur athletics.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: SportsEngine
SportsEngine is the leading provider of Sport Life Management web software and mobile applications for youth, amateur, and professional sports. SportsEngine features a complete suite of tools that help sports organizations manage, connect, and communicate with a diverse range of stakeholders. "
target: Beyond The Scores
Beyond the Scores is a sports automation platform for the athletes, coaches, families, clubs, and fans involved in amateur athletics.
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closed 11/18/2015 via PR Web

Sport Ngin, acquired Advanced Event Systems

synopsis: Sport Ngin, a company that offers a complete suite of easy-to-use tools that help sports organizations manage, connect, and communicate with a diverse range of stakeholders, announced that it has acquired Advanced Event Systems, a company that empowers seamless online registration, hotel management, scheduling services, and results tracking.
buyer: Sport Ngin
Sport Ngin features a complete suite of easy-to-use tools that help sports organizations manage, connect, and communicate with a diverse range of stakeholders, including athletes, parents, administrators, coaches, referees, scouts, volunteers, fans, journalists, and sponsors. "
target: Advanced Event Systems
With more than 50 years’ experience managing events of all types and scale, Advanced Events Systems delivers proven full-continuum expertise with advanced infrastructure and software modules that empower seamless online registration, hotel management, scheduling services, and results tracking.
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closed 7/8/2015 via BusinessWire

Sports Illustrated Play, acquired LeagueAthletics.com, LLC

synopsis: Sports Illustrated Play, a new Time Inc. business devoted to youth and amateur sports, has acquired League Athletics, based in Tucson, AZ which operates digital management tools that post game scores, keep track of schedules, statistics and standings and enable participants to register and communicate regularly.
buyer parent: Time Inc.
buyer: Sports Illustrated Play
Sports Illustrated Play is a Time Inc. business devoted to youth and amateur sports. "
target: LeagueAthletics.com, LLC
LeagueAthletics.com, LLC is a privately owned, independent and self-funded company. They love developing software solutions for sports organizations and work extremely hard to make their customers happy. They're changing the way volunteers manage sports leagues LeagueAthletics.
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closed 5/31/2016 via BusinessWire

The Active Network, Inc., acquired JumpForward

synopsis: ACTIVE Network, the premier global marketplace for activities and events and the industry’s leading provider of data solutions, announced it has acquired JumpForward. JumpForward provides an on-demand sports-relationship-management (SRM) solution that simplifies contact management information and communications.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
ACTIVE Network is the leading global marketplace for activities and events, connecting participants and activity organizers, while offering unparalleled business intelligence through industry-leading data solutions and insights platform that helps organizers drive participation and revenue. "
target: JumpForward
JumpForward provides an on-demand sports-relationship-management (SRM) solution that simplifies contact management information and communications through a unified communications dashboard.
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closed 8/13/2014 via Yahoo, Inc.

JumpForward, acquired Elevation

synopsis: JumpForward completed its acquisition of Elevation(R) from Innovative Sports Strategies, a custom business office software solution for college athletic departments. Elevation(R) streamlines and brings integrity to all athletic department financial planning and reporting.
buyer: JumpForward
JumpForward provides an on-demand sports-relationship-management (SRM) solution that simplifies contact management information and communications through a unified communications dashboard. "
target: Elevation
Elevation is financial planning and reporting software that is specifically designed to help college athletic departments save money, eliminate redundancy, and improve workflow.
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announced 9/27/2019 via BusinessWire

Logitech International, will acquire Streamlabs

synopsis: Logitech International, a multi-brand product company for music, gaming, video, and computing, will acquire Streamlabs, a leader in software and tools for live streaming. Streamlabs allows game streamers to engage with viewers, grow their brands and channels, and monetize their broadcasts across platforms like Twitch, YouTube, Mixer, and Facebook.
buyer: Logitech International (LOGI:$2,824.07)
Logitech is a multi-brand company that designs products that bring people together and connects them to digital experiences through music, gaming, video, and computing. Brands of Logitech include Logitech, Logitech G, ASTRO Gaming, Ultimate Ears, Jaybird, and Blue Microphones "
target: Streamlabs
Streamlabs is the leading provider of tools for professional streamers. Founded in 2014, its groundbreaking software, Streamlabs OBS, offers the largest set of features that content creators use to grow their audiences, engage with fans, and monetize their streams.
price ($mm)
$89
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announced 11/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

Stompy Bot Corporation, will acquire Token Play Inc.

synopsis: Stompy Bot Corporation will acquire Token Play Inc. (Token), a private Ontario corporation headquartered in Toronto. Token is a technology company involved in the development of blockchain technology in the video game space which will seek to provide a platform for the exchange of in-game currencies and tokens.
buyer: Stompy Bot Corporation
Stompy Bot is an independent video game developer and digital media publisher. Stompy Bot's growth strategy is to become a premier independent multimedia publisher. "
target: Token Play Inc.
Token Play, based in Toronto, ON, is a technology company involved in the development of blockchain technology in the video game space which will seek to provide a platform for the exchange of in-game currencies and tokens.
price ($mm)
$1.86
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closed 12/5/2012 via PR Newswire

Lo-Q, acquired Accesso

synopsis: Lo-Q plc, provider of virtual queuing systems for theme parks and major attractions, announced that it has acquired privately-held accesso, a recognized leader in ticketing technology, e-commerce, mobile apps and payment processing. The transaction creates the premier technology solutions provider in the attractions and leisure industry.
buyer: Lo-Q (AIM:ACSO:$102.51)
Lo-Q is the creator of a virtual queuing system for theme parks, water parks and other leisure attractions that allows users to queue without waiting in line. "
target: Accesso
Based in Central Florida, accesso is recognized as the attractions industry's leading provider of ticketing solutions offering a range of proprietary, fully-hosted ticketing, ecommerce, mobile and payment processing solutions to more than 100 leading venues across North America.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
$6
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$1
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3.9x
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26.5x
closed 5/20/2015 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Tugboat Yards Inc.

synopsis: Facebook has acquired Tugboat Yards, a startup with a tool that publishers and other groups could use to let fans make contributions in exchange for subscriptions and other services.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$94,399.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Tugboat Yards Inc.
Tugboat Yards helps digital publishers find their true fans, establish new revenue streams and foster meaningful relationships with their supporters. Tugboat is a tool that publishers and other groups can use to let fans make contributions in exchange for subscriptions and other services.
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