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closed 2/21/2006 via Company Press Release

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired The Beauty Archive

synopsis: Jupiterimages, a division of Jupitermedia Corporation and a leading provider of rights-managed, royalty-free and subscription photography, today announced that it has acquired the assets of The Beauty Archive. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: The Beauty Archive
The Beauty Archive is a rights-managed image library that features elegant portraits and provocative images of young, contemporary men and women.
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closed 3/12/2007 via PR Newswire

Getty Images, Inc., acquired Scoopt

synopsis: Getty Images, Inc. announced its acquisition of Scoopt, an emerging source for user- generated editorial content. Scoopt is an aggregator and distributor of photographs and videos captured by eyewitnesses who have an accidental front row seat to headline-making moments.
buyer: Getty Images, Inc. (:$185.08)
Getty Images, Inc. is one of the largest international providers of visual content to a diverse range of professional users of images, including advertising and design agencies, magazine, newspaper, broadcasters production companies and the growing area of the web and new media publishers. "
target: Scoopt
Citizen photographers who submit imagery to Scoopt retain copyright while granting the agency a 12-month exclusive license that authorizes re-license to one or more publishers. Contributors will benefit from increased visibility and an extensive network of media contacts.
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closed 7/19/2005 via BusinessWire

Jupitermedia Corporation, acquired PictureArts Corp

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation today announced that it has closed the acquisition of PictureArts Corporation and its many stock photo and related graphics and image distribution brands, for $63.2 million in cash.
buyer: Jupitermedia Corporation (OTCPK:MECK:$3.22)
WebMediaBrands, is the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals. The company consists of four distinct brands: mediabistro.com, LearnNetwork, Freelance Connect, and Semantic Web. Over 6 million users visit WebMediaBrands monthly."
target: PictureArts Corp
A distinctive source for unique images, PictureArts creates, licenses and distributes outstanding images through our specialized collections. Our mission is to provide advertisers, designers, publishers, and other communications professionals with appropriate image solutions for their visual communi
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$63
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closed 12/13/2012 via Market Wire

ddp images GmbH, acquired ddp images GmbH

synopsis: The Munich based HQTA AG (formerly dapd media holding AG) has disposed of its stake in the Hamburg based photo-agency ddp images GmbH in a management buyout. The founders Ulf Schmidt-Funke and Katharina Doerk acquired the successful company. ddp images is one of the widely spread photo sources in Germany for media companies.
buyer: ddp images GmbH
ddp images is one of the widely spread photo sources in Germany, with access to millions pictures of celebrities, politics, economics, Royals, Lifestyle and stock. Newspapers, online-media, tv-stations and advertising agencies rely on their ability to deliver the best image to their needs. "
target parent: Airmotion
target: ddp images GmbH
ddp images is one of the widely spread photo sources in Germany, with access to millions pictures of celebrities, politics, economics, Royals, Lifestyle and stock. Newspapers, online-media, tv-stations and advertising agencies rely on their ability to deliver the best image to their needs.
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$8
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closed 11/14/2012 via

Corbis Images, acquired Demotix

synopsis: Corbis, a leading visual media provider for the creative community, announced that it acquired Demotix, an award winning open news platform. Launched in 2009, London-based Demotix is recognized as a source for breaking news photography from locations that many mainstream media struggle to reach.
buyer parent: Corbis Corporation
buyer: Corbis Images
Corbis Images is a leading visual media provider for advertising, marketing and media professionals, providing a comprehensive selection of stock photography and illustrations. Corbis Images has exceptional creative, documentary, archival, fine art, current events, and entertainment images. "
target: Demotix
Demotix is a multi-award winning global photojournalism newswire. With over 6,500 active photojournalists around the world, Demotix images have appeared on the front pages of the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Guardian and elsewhere, and in print, broadcast and online media all over the globe.
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announced 3/5/2013 via PR Web

Pond5, will acquire Pixmac

synopsis: Pond5 Inc. and Pixmac s.r.o. announced that they have reached a definitive agreement under which Pond5 will acquire the assets of Pixmac, a leading stock imagery network based in the Czech Republic.
buyer: Pond5
Pond5 is the world's most vibrant marketplace for media makers, offering the web's largest collection of royalty-free stock video footage, as well as millions of stock photos, illustrations, music tracks, sound effects, Adobe After Effects project templates, and 3D models. "
target: Pixmac
Pixmac is a reliable microstock agency based in Czech Republic. It specializes on the best sales experience while making the largest possible collection of stock pictures.
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closed 4/20/2010 via BusinessWire

William Daniels III, acquired Workbook, LLC

synopsis: The Workbook announced that it has been acquired by private equity investor William Daniels III. The Workbook is the premier creative resource for the commercial arts industry. By bringing together advertising talent and industry creatives, Workbook has earned its reputation as a trusted marketing tool for creative talent.
buyer: William Daniels III
William Daniels III is the founder and managing partner of Live Oak Advisors, an investment management firm. He has been a part of the private client teams at a number of leading investment banks and was the managing partner of an early stage venture investment group. "
target: Workbook, LLC
Workbook provides marketing services for the commercial photography and illustration industry. Workbook publishes two books annually for each discipline, maintains a website connecting creative talent to art directors and buyers, while implementing direct mail and online strategies.
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closed 2/27/2007 via PR Newswire

Getty Images, Inc., acquired The Michael Ochs Archives

synopsis: Getty Images, Inc. announced the latest addition to its entertainment offering with the acquisition of The Michael Ochs Archives, a renowned collection of music and entertainment imagery spanning the 1940s to the 1990s. Customers will now have easy access to high-quality photographs of musicians.
buyer: Getty Images, Inc. (:$185.08)
Getty Images, Inc. is one of the largest international providers of visual content to a diverse range of professional users of images, including advertising and design agencies, magazine, newspaper, broadcasters production companies and the growing area of the web and new media publishers. "
target: The Michael Ochs Archives
The Michael Ochs Archives were created in the mid-1970s by music industry maven Michael Ochs. Known as the country's foremost source for photographs of nearly every 20th century pop recording artist, the archive expanded in the 1980s to include stills of popular film, television and politicals.
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announced 9/5/2018 via PR Newswire

The Getty Family, will acquire Getty Images, Inc.

synopsis: The Getty family announced it will take full control of Getty Images Inc., a global leader in visual communications, from The Carlyle Group. Getty Images is one of the most trusted and esteemed sources of visual content in the world, with over 300 million assets including photos, videos, and music.
buyer: The Getty Family
The Getty family is one of the wealthiest in the US, having made their money in oil. The Gettys have lent their name to a museum, research centre, an oil company, a conservation institute and a photo agency. Mark Getty is an Irish businessman and co-founder of Getty Images. "
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: Getty Images, Inc. (:$185.08)
Getty Images is one of the most trusted and esteemed sources of visual content in the world, with over 300 million assets including photos, videos, and music, available through its industry-leading sites www.gettyimages.com and www.istock.com.
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announced 10/30/2017 via Company Press Release

Keystone AG will be merged with Schweizerische Depeschenagentur AG (SDA),

synopsis: Two well-established companies in the Swiss media sector enter into a merger: SDA founded in 1894, Switzerland’s leading provider of news reports, and the picture agency Keystone founded in 1953, will merge to form the multimedia company KEYSTONE–SDA.
buyer: Schweizerische Depeschenagentur AG (SDA)
Schweizerische Depeschenagentur AG (SDA) is Switzerland’s national news agency in the ownership of the Swiss media. It provides a comprehensive news service round-the-clock on such issues as politics, economics, culture, and more in the three national languages of German, French and Italian. "
target parent: APA - Austria Presse Agentur EG
target: Keystone AG
Keystone is a Swiss company that was founded in 1953 owned by SDA and the Austria Press Agency APA (50% each). Keystone is Switzerland’s leading picture agency with over 75 employees, including 16 full-time photographers and a dozen video journalists.
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closed 10/18/2012 via PR Newswire

Carlyle Group, acquired Getty Images, Inc.

synopsis: Getty Images, a global creator and distributor of still imagery, video and multimedia products announced the completion of its acquisition by The Carlyle Group, in a transaction valued at approximately $3.3 billion.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$5,531.80)
The Carlyle Group is a private global investment firm that originates, structures and acts as lead equity investor in management-led buyouts, strategic minority equity investments, equity private placements, consolidations and buildups, and growth capital financings. "
target parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
target: Getty Images, Inc. (:$185.08)
Getty Images is a leading creator and distributor of still imagery, video and multimedia products, as well as a recognized provider of other forms of premium digital content, including music.
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closed 7/2/2008 via BusinessWire

Hellman & Friedman LLC, acquired Getty Images, Inc.

synopsis: Getty Images, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition by an affiliate of the private equity firm Hellman & Friedman. Getty Images announced on February 25, 2008 a definitive agreement to be acquired by an affiliate of Hellman & Friedman in a transaction valued at approximately $2.4 billion.
buyer: Hellman & Friedman LLC
Founded in San Francisco in 1984, Hellman & Friedman has raised over $25 billion of committed capital and invested in over 60 companies across three principal offices in London, New York and San Francisco. "
target: Getty Images, Inc. (:$185.08)
Getty Images, Inc. is one of the largest international providers of visual content to a diverse range of professional users of images, including advertising and design agencies, magazine, newspaper, broadcasters production companies and the growing area of the web and new media publishers.
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$2,063 [$2,044]
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$292
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closed 1/22/2016 via BusinessWire

Visual China Group, acquired Corbis Images

synopsis: Corbis and Visual China Group jointly announced that an affiliate of VCG, owned by VCG’s major shareholders, has acquired the assets and brands of Corbis’ Images division. The company is one of the world’s leading image archives and content licensing businesses.
buyer: Visual China Group (SZSE:000681:$132.68)
Visual China Group is a leading visual communications and new media business in China, and among the largest image licensing companies in the world. VCG owns and manages China’s largest premium digital visual content platform. "
target parent: Corbis Corporation
target: Corbis Images
Corbis Images is a leading visual media provider for advertising, marketing and media professionals, providing a comprehensive selection of stock photography and illustrations. Corbis Images has exceptional creative, documentary, archival, fine art, current events, and entertainment images.
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closed 12/16/2020 via PR Newswire

Artlist Ltd., acquired Motion Array

synopsis: Israel-based Artlist, the industry-leading digital content licensing provider, has acquired Motion Array, a digital assets marketplace platform. Motion Array's video capabilities and technology tools, along with its versatile video template options, will allow Artlist to expand its digital stock media portfolio for video creators and filmmakers.
buyer: Artlist Ltd.
Israel-based Artlist is a digital content licensing company that offers streamlined, high-quality creative assets for filmmakers and video creators. The company's active subscribers have full and unlimited access to the entire music, SFX, and footage catalogs. "
target: Motion Array
Motion Array is a digital assets marketplace platform. The company has developed an all-in-one subscription-based creative marketplace and technology solution for video creators, focused on delivering a variety of high-quality digital media at an affordable price.
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closed 5/11/2022 via PR Newswire

Shutterstock, Inc., acquired Pond5

synopsis: Shutterstock, Inc., the leading global creative platform, has acquired Pond5, the world's largest video-first content marketplace. Pond5 provides filmmakers, media organizations, and marketers with the content they need to improve their projects. They offer royalty-free stock video footage, stock photos, music tracks, sound effects, and more.
buyer: Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE:SSTK:$789.27)
Shutterstock is a global creative platform offering full-service solutions, high-quality content, and tools for brands, businesses, and media companies. Shutterstock's comprehensive collection includes high-quality licensed photographs, vectors, illustrations, videos, and music. "
target: Pond5
Pond5 is the world's largest video-first content marketplace. Pond5 provides filmmakers, media organizations, and marketers with the content they need to improve their projects. They offer royalty-free stock video footage, stock photos, illustrations, music tracks, sound effects, and more.
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closed 2/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Busch Group, acquired MEEDIA GmbH & Co. KG

synopsis: The Busch Group, a media company in Germany, has acquired MEEDIA from the Handelsblatt Media Group, the leading media group for business and financial information in Germany. MEEDIA is a German website focused on media. MEEDIA provides the latest news, articles, videos and podcasts about the publishing, television, radio, and media tech industries.
buyer: Busch Group
The Busch Group is a leading media company in Germany. The group's portfolio consists of established media brands and popular events, including Blickpunkt: Film, Gamesmarkt, MusikWoche, mediabiz, Entertainment Night, DIVA and more. "
target parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
target: MEEDIA GmbH & Co. KG
MEEDIA is a German website focused on media. MEEDIA provides the latest news, articles, videos and podcasts about the publishing, television, radio, and media tech industries. MEEDIA also offers the latest industry trends and TV ratings.
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closed 2/21/2006 via Company Press Release

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired The Beauty Archive

synopsis: Jupiterimages, a division of Jupitermedia Corporation and a leading provider of rights-managed, royalty-free and subscription photography, today announced that it has acquired the assets of The Beauty Archive. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: The Beauty Archive
The Beauty Archive is a rights-managed image library that features elegant portraits and provocative images of young, contemporary men and women.
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closed 2/23/2009 via BusinessWire

Getty Images, Inc., acquired JupiterImages Corporation

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that it has completed the previously announced sale of Jupiterimages Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Jupitermedia, to Getty Images, Inc. for $96 million in cash.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Getty Images, Inc. (:$185.08)
Getty Images, Inc. is one of the largest international providers of visual content to a diverse range of professional users of images, including advertising and design agencies, magazine, newspaper, broadcasters production companies and the growing area of the web and new media publishers. "
target parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
target: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs.
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$90 [$86]
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closed 12/19/2006 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired HAAP Media Ltd

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation has closed the acquisition of controlling ownership in HAAP Media Ltd.. With the closing of this deal, Jupitermedia has increased its ownership position from an initial 49.7% equity investment made in January 2006 to 90% in HAAP Media Ltd. Based in Budapest, Hungary, HAAP Media operates Stockxpert.com and Stock.xchng.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: HAAP Media Ltd
Based in Budapest, Hungary, HAAP Media operates two stock photo related Web sites: Stockxpert.com (www.stockxpert.com) and Stock.xchng (www.sxc.hu)
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closed 10/26/2006 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired Cover - Imagen y Publicaciones, S.L.

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that its Jupiterimages division has acquired all of the shares of Cover - Imagen y Publicaciones, S.L. With offices in Barcelona and Madrid, Cover Images is a leading Spanish agency focused on the distribution of local and international rights-managed images. Terms of this acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: Cover - Imagen y Publicaciones, S.L.
COVER, was founded in 1979 and nowadays has become one of the most important spanish photo agencies. With a staff of more than 25 persons and offices in both Madrid and Barcelona COVER has production and distribution departments that represents the work of more than 200 photographers.
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closed 8/7/2006 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired RoyaltyFreeMusic.com

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that its Jupiterimages division has acquired the assets of RoyaltyFreeMusic.com including its wholly-owned music library. RoyaltyFreeMusic.com's library includes over 1,100 wholly-owned tracks of high quality royalty free themes, underscores, voiceovers, beats, loops and bumpers.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: RoyaltyFreeMusic.com
RoyaltyFreeMusic.com and Award Winning Music offer a royalty free music library full of nearly 1,000 tracks of high quality buyout music, production music, film music, music for video production, television and other multi-media projects.
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closed 6/5/2006 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired Workbook, Inc.

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that its Jupiterimages division has acquired all of the shares of Workbook, Inc. from Alexis Scott. Workbook Stock, a division of Workbook, Inc., is a leading resource for high-end rights-managed images. Workbook Stock is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: Workbook, Inc.
Workbookstock.com is the new e-commerce business from Workbook & Company. This rights-protected stock imagery site gives art directors access to a sophisticated collection of photography and illustration. There's a broad range of imagery to meet every commercial need.
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closed 5/2/2006 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired IFA Bilderteam GmbH

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that its Jupiterimages division has acquired all of the shares of IFA Bilderteam GmbH. IFA Bilderteam is headquartered in Munich, Germany and has an office in Dusseldorf, Germany. IFA Bilderteam is a leading resource for rights-managed images. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
target: IFA Bilderteam GmbH
IFA Bilderteam is one of the Europe’s largest and most successful, comprehensive and independent universal Picture Agencies. At IFA-Bilderteam you will find the very best in copyrighted stock material in digitalised form.
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closed 4/19/2006 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, purchased music library of over 2,200 royalty-free music tracks from Steve Shapiro Music

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation today announced that its Jupiterimages division has acquired certain assets of Steve Shapiro Music, including a wholly-owned music library of over 2,200 royalty-free music tracks. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
seller: Steve Shapiro Music
Steve Shapiro Music includes music library of over 2,200 royalty-free music tracks. Steve Shapiro Music owns a wide selection of tracks offering moods, themes and instrumentation ranging from hip-hop to classical styles.
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closed 3/16/2006 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired Crank City Music

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that its Jupiterimages division has acquired the assets of Crank City Music, which includes a wholly-owned music library of over 1,300 royalty-free music tracks and the Web site www.crankcity.com.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: Crank City Music
Crank City Music provides royalty free CD collections in a variety of themes and styles for a wide range of product applications, and MP3 downloads with a simple preview/purchase/download e-commerce process.
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closed 2/21/2006 via Company Press Release

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired The Beauty Archive

synopsis: Jupiterimages, a division of Jupitermedia Corporation and a leading provider of rights-managed, royalty-free and subscription photography, today announced that it has acquired the assets of The Beauty Archive. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: The Beauty Archive
The Beauty Archive is a rights-managed image library that features elegant portraits and provocative images of young, contemporary men and women.
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closed 2/2/2006 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired Stock Image S.A.S

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that its Jupiterimages division has acquired all of the shares of Stock Image S.A.S for approximately U.S. $11.1 million in cash. Located in Paris, France, Stock Image is a leading resource for rights-managed images through its Stock Image brand and royalty-free images through its Pixland brand.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: Stock Image S.A.S
Stock Image is a leading resource for rights-managed images through its Stock Image brand and royalty-free images through its Pixland (www.pixland.fr) brand.
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closed 12/27/2005 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired Animation Factory, Inc.

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation today announced that its Jupiterimages division has acquired the assets of Animation Factory, Inc., which includes the MediaBuilder Network of Web sites, (www.animationfactory.com) and (www.mediabuilder.com), from VA Software Corporation for $9.35 million in cash and the assumption of certain liabilities.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target parent: VA Software Corporation
target: Animation Factory, Inc.
Animation Factory designs and markets stock digital images for use in multimedia productions, PowerPoint presentations, Web site design, and other creative projects. Its products include animated images of animals, people, and other objects, as well as background images and digital design elements.
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closed 12/14/2005 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired Agence Images

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, JupiterImages, has acquired all of the shares of Agence Images. Agence Images is a leading distributor of rights-managed digital images for business users and creative professionals. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: Agence Images
Agence Images, with offices in Paris and Sophia Antipolis, France, is a leading distributor of rights-managed digital images for business users and creative professionals.
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closed 12/6/2005 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired BBM.net

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation today announced that its JupiterImages division has acquired the assets of Bigshot Media and BBM.net in separate transactions. Bigshot Media is the world's first and largest collection of stock flash footage. BBM.net offers royalty-free flash music loops online. Terms of these acquisitions were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: BBM.net
A collection of sound files designed to give your interactive project a complete, cohesive musical theme. A typical Music Loop Package contains a full mix loop to be used for a Flash intro or main section, alternate mixes of the main loop for section changes and individual short sounds.
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closed 12/6/2005 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired Bigshot Media

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation today announced that its JupiterImages division has acquired the assets of Bigshot Media and BBM.net in separate transactions. Bigshot Media is the world's first and largest collection of stock flash footage. BBM.net offers royalty-free flash music loops online. Terms of these acquisitions were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: Bigshot Media
Bigshot Media is the world's first & largest collection of stock flash imagery. They are dedicated to expanding the use of motion graphics & rich media imagery on the web & beyond. Bigshot Media also represents the finest collections of royalty free stock photography & footage from around the world.
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closed 11/10/2005 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired PR Direct SAS

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation today announced that its JupiterImages division has acquired all of the shares of PR Direct SAS. PR Direct SAS, with offices in Paris and Menthon-St. Bernard, France, is a leading distributor of royalty-free digital images for business users and creative professionals.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: PR Direct SAS
PR Direct SAS, with offices in Paris and Menthon-St. Bernard, France, is a leading distributor of royalty-free digital images for business users and creative professionals
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closed 2/23/2009 via BusinessWire

Getty Images, Inc., acquired JupiterImages Corporation

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that it has completed the previously announced sale of Jupiterimages Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Jupitermedia, to Getty Images, Inc. for $96 million in cash.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Getty Images, Inc. (:$185.08)
Getty Images, Inc. is one of the largest international providers of visual content to a diverse range of professional users of images, including advertising and design agencies, magazine, newspaper, broadcasters production companies and the growing area of the web and new media publishers. "
target parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
target: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs.
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closed 6/5/2006 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired Workbook, Inc.

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that its Jupiterimages division has acquired all of the shares of Workbook, Inc. from Alexis Scott. Workbook Stock, a division of Workbook, Inc., is a leading resource for high-end rights-managed images. Workbook Stock is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: Workbook, Inc.
Workbookstock.com is the new e-commerce business from Workbook & Company. This rights-protected stock imagery site gives art directors access to a sophisticated collection of photography and illustration. There's a broad range of imagery to meet every commercial need.
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closed 2/2/2006 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired Stock Image S.A.S

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that its Jupiterimages division has acquired all of the shares of Stock Image S.A.S for approximately U.S. $11.1 million in cash. Located in Paris, France, Stock Image is a leading resource for rights-managed images through its Stock Image brand and royalty-free images through its Pixland brand.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: Stock Image S.A.S
Stock Image is a leading resource for rights-managed images through its Stock Image brand and royalty-free images through its Pixland (www.pixland.fr) brand.
price ($mm)
$11
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closed 1/5/2006 via BusinessWire

ShutterStock, acquired Photosights.com

synopsis: ShutterStock is pleased to announce that the acquisition of the assets of stock photo agency Photosights.com is now complete. Through the deal ShutterStock has increased its customer base, recruited new professional photographers to the site, and gained access to new images.
buyer: ShutterStock (NYSE:SSTK:$789.27)
Shutterstock is the largest subscription-based stock photo agency in the world. Its collection of premium photos, illustrations, and vectors combined with a selection of innovative, user-friendly subscription plans has made Shutterstock a trusted resource for an expanding global customer base. "
target: Photosights.com
Photosights.com is a subscription-based stock photography agency.
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closed 7/2/2008 via BusinessWire

Hellman & Friedman LLC, acquired Getty Images, Inc.

synopsis: Getty Images, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition by an affiliate of the private equity firm Hellman & Friedman. Getty Images announced on February 25, 2008 a definitive agreement to be acquired by an affiliate of Hellman & Friedman in a transaction valued at approximately $2.4 billion.
buyer: Hellman & Friedman LLC
Founded in San Francisco in 1984, Hellman & Friedman has raised over $25 billion of committed capital and invested in over 60 companies across three principal offices in London, New York and San Francisco. "
target: Getty Images, Inc. (:$185.08)
Getty Images, Inc. is one of the largest international providers of visual content to a diverse range of professional users of images, including advertising and design agencies, magazine, newspaper, broadcasters production companies and the growing area of the web and new media publishers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,063 [$2,044]
rev ($mm)
$858
EBITDA ($mm)
$292
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
7.0x
closed 12/19/2006 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired HAAP Media Ltd

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation has closed the acquisition of controlling ownership in HAAP Media Ltd.. With the closing of this deal, Jupitermedia has increased its ownership position from an initial 49.7% equity investment made in January 2006 to 90% in HAAP Media Ltd. Based in Budapest, Hungary, HAAP Media operates Stockxpert.com and Stock.xchng.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: HAAP Media Ltd
Based in Budapest, Hungary, HAAP Media operates two stock photo related Web sites: Stockxpert.com (www.stockxpert.com) and Stock.xchng (www.sxc.hu)
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closed 10/26/2006 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired Cover - Imagen y Publicaciones, S.L.

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that its Jupiterimages division has acquired all of the shares of Cover - Imagen y Publicaciones, S.L. With offices in Barcelona and Madrid, Cover Images is a leading Spanish agency focused on the distribution of local and international rights-managed images. Terms of this acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: Cover - Imagen y Publicaciones, S.L.
COVER, was founded in 1979 and nowadays has become one of the most important spanish photo agencies. With a staff of more than 25 persons and offices in both Madrid and Barcelona COVER has production and distribution departments that represents the work of more than 200 photographers.
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closed 5/2/2006 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired IFA Bilderteam GmbH

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that its Jupiterimages division has acquired all of the shares of IFA Bilderteam GmbH. IFA Bilderteam is headquartered in Munich, Germany and has an office in Dusseldorf, Germany. IFA Bilderteam is a leading resource for rights-managed images. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
target: IFA Bilderteam GmbH
IFA Bilderteam is one of the Europe’s largest and most successful, comprehensive and independent universal Picture Agencies. At IFA-Bilderteam you will find the very best in copyrighted stock material in digitalised form.
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closed 4/6/2006 via PR Newswire

Getty Images, Inc., acquired Stockbyte

synopsis: Getty Images, Inc., the world's leading creator and distributor of visual content, announced today that it has acquired Ireland-based Pixel Images Holdings Limited, the parent company of Stockbyte and Stockdisc. The consideration will be $135 million in cash.
buyer: Getty Images, Inc. (:$185.08)
Getty Images, Inc. is one of the largest international providers of visual content to a diverse range of professional users of images, including advertising and design agencies, magazine, newspaper, broadcasters production companies and the growing area of the web and new media publishers. "
target: Stockbyte
Stockbyte was the first significant European publisher of royalty free stock photography, a model which allows users to buy a software type license for imagery.
price ($mm)
$135
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closed 2/9/2006 via BusinessWire

Getty Images, Inc., acquired iStock International, Inc.

synopsis: iStockphoto, the world's leading stock photography community, announced that it has been acquired by Getty Images, Inc., the world's leading creator and distributor of visual content.
buyer: Getty Images, Inc. (:$185.08)
Getty Images, Inc. is one of the largest international providers of visual content to a diverse range of professional users of images, including advertising and design agencies, magazine, newspaper, broadcasters production companies and the growing area of the web and new media publishers. "
target: iStock International, Inc.
iStockphoto, the world's first, largest and most innovative community marketplace for digital imagery, pioneered the micropayment phenomenon in this industry, enabling buyers to license images for as little as a dollar.
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closed 12/14/2005 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired Agence Images

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, JupiterImages, has acquired all of the shares of Agence Images. Agence Images is a leading distributor of rights-managed digital images for business users and creative professionals. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: Agence Images
Agence Images, with offices in Paris and Sophia Antipolis, France, is a leading distributor of rights-managed digital images for business users and creative professionals.
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closed 12/6/2005 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired Bigshot Media

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation today announced that its JupiterImages division has acquired the assets of Bigshot Media and BBM.net in separate transactions. Bigshot Media is the world's first and largest collection of stock flash footage. BBM.net offers royalty-free flash music loops online. Terms of these acquisitions were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: Bigshot Media
Bigshot Media is the world's first & largest collection of stock flash imagery. They are dedicated to expanding the use of motion graphics & rich media imagery on the web & beyond. Bigshot Media also represents the finest collections of royalty free stock photography & footage from around the world.
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closed 10/12/2005 via BusinessWire

a21, Inc., acquired Ingram Publishing Limited

synopsis: a21, Inc., a leading online digital content marketplace for creative professionals, today announced it has acquired Ingram Publishing Limited, a UK-based provider of subscription, CD and individual Royalty-Free images as well as vector graphics and fonts, vehicle outline templates, and print price guides for the worldwide graphics design.
buyer: a21, Inc.
a21 is a leading online digital content marketplace for the professional creative community. Through SuperStock, Ingram Publishing, and ArtSelect, a21 delivers high quality images and exceptional customer service. "
target: Ingram Publishing Limited
Ingram Publishing is one of Europe's premier providers of visual content. Our images are available by subscription, CD-ROM or singly on-line. Working with professional photographers throughout the world, Ingram has created a unique resource of some 100,000 royalty free photographs.
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closed 4/20/2005 via BusinessWire

Getty Images, Inc., acquired Digital Vision Ltd.

synopsis: Getty Images, Inc., the world's leading imagery company, announced today that it has acquired London-based Digital Vision, one of the world's leading royalty-free photography businesses, for $165 million in cash.
buyer: Getty Images, Inc. (:$185.08)
Getty Images, Inc. is one of the largest international providers of visual content to a diverse range of professional users of images, including advertising and design agencies, magazine, newspaper, broadcasters production companies and the growing area of the web and new media publishers. "
target: Digital Vision Ltd.
Digital Vision is a world-leading publisher of royalty-free digital creative content. Our photography, illustration, music and moving footage is used by designers, advertising agencies, publishers and corporate clients for all sorts of communications.
price ($mm)
$165
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closed 12/1/2003 via PR Newswire

Stockbyte, acquired Stockbyte

synopsis: Stockbyte, the Irish owned, global stock photography leader, today (Thursday, 27 November, 2003) announced that it has bought out the 30% stake held by its venture capital partner, ACT Venture Capital, for an undisclosed sum.
buyer parent: Getty Images, Inc.
buyer: Stockbyte
Stockbyte was the first significant European publisher of royalty free stock photography, a model which allows users to buy a software type license for imagery. "
target: Stockbyte
Stockbyte was the first significant European publisher of royalty free stock photography, a model which allows users to buy a software type license for imagery.
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closed 3/18/2020 via Company Press Release

Madavor Media LLC, acquired Imaging Resource

synopsis: Madavor Media, LLC announced that it has acquired Imaging Resource, one of the most popular and trusted websites for camera and photography equipment reviews.  The website, which has millions of loyal followers, will continue to operate utilizing its experienced staff and contributors.
buyer: Madavor Media LLC
Madavor Media owns and operates enthusiast magazines on a variety of subjects from sports to music to health and wellbeing. Founded in 2004, Madavor Media develops and markets content for consumers who are passionate about their interests. "
target: Imaging Resource
Imaging Resource (IR) has been a reliable and respected source of unbiased, detailed reviews of consumer and professional photo gear for over 20 years. IR pioneered the use of standardized test images shot under controlled conditions they developed in-house.
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closed 8/14/2019 via BusinessWire

ShootProof, acquired Cole's Classroom

synopsis: ShootProof, a leading global provider of online gallery software and related services for professional and semi-professional photographers, announced the acquisition of Cole's Classroom, an online education platform offering creative and entrepreneurial education to photographers around the world.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: ShootProof
ShootProof is a leading provider of online gallery software and sales tools for professional and semi-professional photographers around the world. Founded in 2010, ShootProof serves tens of thousands of photographers in 38 countries, offering 18 different languages for galleries. "
target: Cole's Classroom
Cole's Classroom is an online education platform offering creative and entrepreneurial education to photographers around the world. Over half a million photographers have viewed more than 11 million minutes of online instruction via Cole's Classroom.
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closed 7/29/2004 via BusinessWire

Jupitermedia Corporation, acquired Thinkstock

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM) today announced that it has acquired the assets of Thinkstock (www.thinkstock.com) and Thinkstock Footage (www.thinkstockfootage.com) for $4.0 million in cash, the assumption of certain limited liabilities and 50,000 restricted shares of Jupitermedia common stock.
buyer: Jupitermedia Corporation (OTCPK:MECK:$3.22)
WebMediaBrands, is the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals. The company consists of four distinct brands: mediabistro.com, LearnNetwork, Freelance Connect, and Semantic Web. Over 6 million users visit WebMediaBrands monthly."
target: Thinkstock
This is Thinkstock, the new royalty-free alternative for conceptual imagery and footage. Founded in 1999 by one of the world's top stock shooters and a dedicated digital team, our company continues to provide the media universe with fresh, affordable content. Thinkstock delights in bringing persona
price ($mm)
$4.52
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closed 10/18/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Globe Photos, acquired Photo File

synopsis: Globe Photos, Inc., the owner one of the world’s largest iconic pop culture image archives, has acquired the assets of Photo File, Inc., one of the nation’s leaders in licensed professional and collegiate sports photography.
buyer: Globe Photos (OTCPK:GBPT:$1.24)
Globe Photo Agency, founded in 1939, is recognized as one of the world’s leading Celebrity photo agencies. Globe Photos’ library houses over 20 million images in color and black and white, representing material produced by photographers throughout the world. "
target: Photo File
Photo File, Inc. is one of the nation’s leaders in licensed professional and collegiate sports photography. Photo File has current licenses with all the major U.S. professional sports leagues and many colleges to produce and sell officially licensed sports prints, lithographs and sports memorabilia.
price ($mm)
$2.00*
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closed 1/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

iSkyView LLC, acquired iCaddyPro, LLC

synopsis: iSkyView LLC, a Lake Charles LA organization in the business of providing comprehensive drone services has acquired iCaddyPro.com. The company is a Santa Cruz CA company specializing in aerial golf course photography and related golfing applications.
buyer: iSkyView LLC
iSkyview is a company comprised of federally compliant drone pilots, professional photographers, computer programmers, digital media and marketing automation experts, and post production film and photograph editing specialists with a couple of programmers tossed in the mix. "
target: iCaddyPro, LLC
iCaddyPro provides rich aerial footage to golf courses, delivered in multiple formats supporting course management and enhanced play for golfers such as ready to use digital yardage books, compelling aerial footage of golf courses for website and related content for social media use.
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