Like Chicago Sun-Times Show

closed 9/7/2007 via BusinessWire

Dreams, Inc., purchased Chicago Sun-Times Show from Sportssnews Productions, Inc.

synopsis: Dreams, Inc., a vertically integrated leader in the licensed sports products industry, announced that it has acquired the Chicago Sun-Times Show, the premier collectibles show in the industry, from George Johnson of Sportssnews Productions, Inc.
buyer: Dreams, Inc. (DRJ:$0.00)
Dreams, Inc. sets itself apart from other traditional memorabilia companies with diversified products and services provided through its operating subsidiaries. Mounted Memories is the leader in production of authentic sports and celebrity autographed memorabilia and collectibles. "
seller: Sportssnews Productions, Inc.
Sportssnews Productions, Inc. operates a number of collectibles shows in Chicago, IL.
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closed 9/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Renfro Productions & Management, Inc., purchased Two Outdoor-sports Trade Shows from Hart Productions Inc.

synopsis: Renfro Productions & Management Inc., a trade show producer in Indianapolis, has acquired two longtime outdoor-sports trade shows from Hart Productions, a producer of annual consumer shows in Cincinnati. The two shows include the Cincinnati Travel, Sports & Boat Show and the Cincinnati Golf Show.
buyer: Renfro Productions & Management, Inc.
Renfro Productions is a trade show producer in Indianapolis. Renfro Productions helps exhibitors build relationships with qualified outdoor enthusiasts. Renfro Productions uses effective advertising methods to attract the right customers to each show. "
seller: Hart Productions Inc.
The Cincinnati Travel, Sports & Boat Show is an annual show that covers adventure sports, boats, campers, ATVs, and more. The Cincinnati Golf Show is a show focused on golf. The two trade shows belong to Hart Productions, a producer of annual consumer shows in Cincinnati.
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closed 9/5/2018 via BusinessWire

GS Media & Events, purchased Eight Consumer Tradeshows from RJ Promotions

synopsis: GS Media & Events, which owns and operates more than 25 recreation-focused consumer shows throughout the United States, announced it has acquired eight consumer shows from RJ Promotions, Inc. The acquisition includes five RV and sport shows, two boating shows and one park and outdoor show.
buyer parent: Good Sam Club
buyer: GS Media & Events
GS Media & Events, a division of Good Sam Enterprises, LLC, owns and operates 23 recreation-focused consumer shows throughout North America. The company currently produces RV & camping shows, boat & marine shows, and powersports & ice fishing shows. "
seller: RJ Promotions
The acquisition includes eight tradeshows from RJ Promotions. They are the Des Moines Boat & Sport Show, Des Moines RV & Outdoor Show, Topeka Boat & Outdoor Show, Topeka RV & Sport Show, Overland Park & Outdoor Show, CO Springs RV & Outdoor Show, CO Spring RV & Travel Expo and the El Paso RV Show.
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announced 11/28/2018 via PR Newswire

Civilized, will acquire The 420 Games

synopsis: Civilized Worldwide Inc, a Canadian media and lifestyle brand that embraces and highlights modern cannabis culture, will acquire The 420 Games, a North American athletic events company that advocates the responsible use of cannabis. The 420 Games provides a series of active lifestyle events, including a 4.20 mile run, yoga, flag football, and more.
buyer: Civilized
Based in Canada, Civilized is a premium media and lifestyle brand that embraces and highlights modern cannabis culture, reflecting the millions of adults who choose to enjoy cannabis as a part of a balanced lifestyle. "
target: The 420 Games
The 420 Games is a North American athletic events company that advocates the responsible use of cannabis. The company aims to de-stigmatize the millions who use cannabis in a healthy lifestyle. Their series of active lifestyle events include a 4.20 mile run, yoga, flag football, and more.
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closed 8/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Silly Monks Entertainment Ltd., acquired Playmonks

synopsis: Silly Monks, a digital media entertainment firm in India, has acquired a 51% stake in Playmonks, a sports marketing management company in India. Playmonks specializes in sporting events management, marketing and sponsorship, and sports celebrity management.
buyer: Silly Monks Entertainment Ltd. (NSEI:SILLYMONKS:$1.71)
Silly Monks is a digital media entertainment firm in India. Silly Monks creates interesting and innovative content, including videos, music, and movie based entertainment. Silly Monks is also one of the largest YouTube multi channel networks in India. "
target: Playmonks
Playmonks is a sports marketing management company in India. Playmonks specializes in sporting events management, marketing and sponsorship, and sports celebrity management. The company has successfully organized various major sports events across India.
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closed 7/6/2005 via BNC Analysis

Advanstar Communications Inc., acquired TBJ Productions LLC

synopsis: Advanstar, has acquired the Michigan Motorcycle Show and Motorama events from TBJ Productions LLC. The deal allows Advanstar to fold the Michigan event into the Detroit leg of the Cycle World consumer show, resulting in the Michigan International Motorcycle Show beginning January 2006.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Advanstar Communications Inc.
Advanstar Communications Inc. is a leading worldwide media company providing integrated marketing solutions for the Fashion, Life Sciences and Powersports industries. "
target: TBJ Productions LLC
TBJ productions LLC owns Michigan Motorcycle Show and Motorama. Showgoers will be able to enjoy a huge display of new motorcycles, ATVs, scooters and personal watercraft and a large contingent of custom, classic and vintage bikes and cars.
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closed 8/4/2021 via PR Newswire

Life Time, Inc., acquired Sea Otter Classic

synopsis: Life Time, a leading fitness and event company, has acquired the Sea Otter Classic, the world’s premier cycling festival. The Sea Otter Classic's mission is to make people’s lives better through participation in sport and recreation. The four day celebration features competitive and non-competitive events for athletes and fans of all ages.
buyer: Life Time, Inc. (LTM:$1,013.67)
Life Time is a leading fitness and event company that helps organizations, communities and individuals to achieve their athletic aspirations and fitness goals. Life Time operates fitness centers in more than 150 locations in the U.S. and Canada. The company also produces iconic athletic events. "
target: Sea Otter Classic
The Sea Otter Classic is the world’s premier cycling festival. The Sea Otter Classic's mission is to make people’s lives better through participation in sport and recreation. The four day celebration features competitive and non-competitive events for athletes and fans of all ages.
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closed 5/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

Not Just Events, acquired Saint Clair Vineyard Half Marathon

synopsis: Not Just Events, an event management company in New Zealand, has acquired the Saint Clair Vineyard Half Marathon, a running event in New Zealand. The Vineyard Half offers a weekend of challenge and reward in the wine region of Marlborough. The event features 21.1km and 12km courses where race entrants can choose to run, walk or do a hybrid of both.
buyer: Not Just Events
Not Just Events is an event management company in New Zealand. Not Just Events specalises in sporting events and covers all facets of event management. The company manages the Christchurge Airport Marathon, Le Race, Festival of Cycling, and the Elite National Road Championships. "
target: Saint Clair Vineyard Half Marathon
The Saint Clair Vineyard Half Marathon is a running event in New Zealand. The Vineyard Half offers an unforgettable weekend of challenge and reward in the wine region of Marlborough. The event features 21.1km and 12km courses where race entrants can choose to run, walk or do a hybrid of both.
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announced 5/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ironman, will purchase Four Events from Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd.

synopsis: The IRONMAN Group has signed an agreement to acquire four mass-participation events from Australia's Nine’s events and entertainment division, including the world’s largest fun run, The Sun-Herald City2Surf. In addition, the acquisition will include The Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon, Melbourne Corporate Triathlon and Carman’s Women’s Fun Run.
buyer parent: Dalian Wanda Group Co., Ltd.
buyer: Ironman
As Wanda Sports Holdings company, IRONMAN operates a global portfolio of events that includes the IRONMAN Triathlon Series, the IRONMAN 70.3 Triathlon Series, 5150 Triathlon Series, the Rock n’ Roll Marathon Series, Iron Girl, IRONKIDS, and more. "
seller: Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd. (ASX:NEC:$1,558.70)
The Sun-Herald City2Surf, the world’s largest fun run, The Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon, Melbourne Corporate Triathlon and Carman’s Women’s Fun Run are mass-participation events operating in Australia owned by Nine Entertainment, an Australian multi-faceted media company.
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$21
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closed 4/10/2019 via Company Press Release

D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd., acquired PSP Media Group

synopsis: DC Thomson Media, one of the leading media organisations in the UK, has acquired PSP Media, a UK-based publisher and event specialist that focuses on golf. PSP Media publishes golf magazines, golf newspapers, and golf society guides. The group also operates the Scottish Golf Show and the Scottish Cycling, Running & Outdoor Pursuits Show.
buyer: D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd.
DC Thomson is a private company and one of the leading media organisations in the UK. It is headquartered in Dundee, Scotland. The company publishes newspapers, magazines and books and has diversified into new media, digital technology, retail, radio and television through investment interests. "
target: PSP Media Group
PSP Media Group is a UK-based publisher and event specialist that focuses on golf. PSP Media publishes golf magazines, golf newspapers, and golf society guides. The group also operates the Scottish Golf Show, the Scottish Cycling, Running & Outdoor Pursuits Show, and other events.
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closed 2/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

American Media Inc., acquired Adventure Sports Network

synopsis: National Enquirer publisher American Media has acquired TEN: Publishing’s Adventure Sports Network, a group of 14 action sports brands, including Bike, Powder and Surfer magazines as well as the Dew Tour event series.
buyer: American Media Inc.
American Media, Inc. (AMI) owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and active lifestyle media brands in the United States. AMI's titles include National Enquirer, Star, OK!, Us Weekly, Globe, National Examiner, Men's Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, Flex and Muscle & Fitness Hers. "
target parent: Discovery Communications, Inc.
target: Adventure Sports Network
Adventure Sports Network is a group of 14 action sports brands, including Bike, Powder and Surfer magazines as well as the Dew Tour event series. The Dew Tour is an innovative contest series and content platform for extreme sports.
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closed 9/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Sportair, acquired Like That Events Agency

synopsis: Eurovet has acquired event planning agency Like That to revitalise its sport-focused trade shows, which are managed under the Sportair business division. Like That is a French event planning agency. They create events about snowboarding and freeskiing, such as the High Five Festival, Kumi Yama, and the Rock On Snowboard Tour.
buyer parent: Eurovet
buyer: Sportair
Sportair, a subsidiary of Eurovet, is an organizer of professional events dedicated to sports. Sportair is the French leader for sports textiles and equipment trade shows - with a focus on Outdoor, Ski, Snowboard, Surf, Running, Cycling. "
target: Like That Events Agency
Like That is a French event planning agency. They create events about snowboarding and freeskiing, such as the High Five Festival, Kumi Yama, and the Rock On Snowboard Tour.
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closed 6/6/2018 via Company Press Release

Infront Sports & Media AG, acquired XLETIX GmbH

synopsis: Infront, a Swedish sports marketing company, has acquired XLETIX, a leading European obstacle course event organizer. XLETIX manages the XLETIX Challenge and the women only Muddy Angel Run. The XLETIX Challenge is the biggest obstacle course event series in the German-speaking market, with up to 15,000 people participating per event.
buyer parent: Dalian Wanda Group Co., Ltd.
buyer: Infront Sports & Media AG
Infront is a Swedish sports marketing company managing a comprehensive portfolio of top properties. Infront covers all aspects of successful sporting events, including the distribution of media rights, sponsorship, media production, event operation and digital solutions. "
target: XLETIX GmbH
XLETIX is a leading European obstacle course event organizer. The company manages the XLETIX Challenge and the women only Muddy Angel Run. The XLETIX Challenge is the biggest obstacle course event series in the German-speaking market, with up to 15,000 people participating per event.
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closed 5/29/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ironman, purchased Mass Participation Division from Titan Experience

synopsis: IRONMAN, a Wanda Sports Holdings Company, announced the acquisition of the Mass Participation Division of TITAN Experience, Ireland’s leading mass-participation, sponsorship and event-management companies. The Mass Participation division of Titan Experience provides event management services.
buyer parent: Dalian Wanda Group Co., Ltd.
buyer: Ironman
A Wanda Sports Holdings company, IRONMAN operates a global portfolio of events that includes the IRONMAN® Triathlon Series, the IRONMAN®70.3® Triathlon Series, 5150™ Triathlon Series, the Rock n’ Roll Marathon Series®, Iron Girl®, IRONKIDS®, and more. "
seller: Titan Experience
The Mass Participation division of Titan Experience provides event management services. The division has organized mass-participation athletic events in the UK and Ireland such as marathons and triathlons.
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closed 5/18/2018 via Company Press Release

Diversified Communications, purchased The Running Event and Running Insight from Formula 4 Media

synopsis: Diversified has purchased The Running Event and its complementary digital magazine, Running Insight from Formula 4 Media, LLC. The Running Event is an exhibition and conference that serves the growing running and fitness market in the U.S.
buyer: Diversified Communications
Diversified Communications is a leading international media company with a portfolio of face-to-face exhibitions and conferences, online communities and digital and print publications. Diversified Communications connects, educates and strengthens business communities in over 14 industries. "
seller: Formula 4 Media
The Running Event is an exhibition and conference that serves the growing running and fitness market in the U.S. The Running Insight digital magazine provides the necessary year round content and marketing opportunities for running specialty and multi-sport retailers.
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closed 9/20/2017 via Company Press Release

Ironman, acquired Perskindol Swiss Epic

synopsis: IRONMAN, an operator of a global portfolio of events that includes the IRONMAN Triathlon Series, road cycling events and other multisport races, has acquired the Perskindol Swiss Epic, a six-day mountain bike stage race in the Valais, Switzerland. The Perskindol Swiss Epic takes place every year in September and attracts riders from all continents.
buyer parent: Dalian Wanda Group Co., Ltd.
buyer: Ironman
IRONMAN operates a global portfolio of events that includes the IRONMAN Triathlon Series, road cycling events and other multisport races. Beginning as a single race, IRONMAN has grown to become a global sensation with more than 260 events across 44 countries. "
target: Perskindol Swiss Epic
Perskindol Swiss Epic is a six-day mountain bike stage race in the Valais, Switzerland, held for the first time in 2014. The stage race takes place every year in September and attracts riders from all continents. Over 500 professional and amateur riders from 30 nations participate in the race.
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closed 6/7/2017 via Company Press Release

Ironman, acquired Competitor Group, Inc.

synopsis: IRONMAN, a Wanda Sports Holdings Company, has acquired Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI), the active lifestyle industry’s leading media and event entertainment company. CGI owns and operates the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series and media titles Women’s Running, Competitor, Triathlete and VeloNews.
buyer parent: Dalian Wanda Group Co., Ltd.
buyer: Ironman
IRONMAN operates a global portfolio of events that includes the IRONMAN Triathlon Series, road cycling events and other multisport races. Beginning as a single race, IRONMAN has grown to become a global sensation with more than 260 events across 44 countries. "
target: Competitor Group, Inc.
Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI) is the active lifestyle industry’s leading media and event entertainment company. CGI owns and operates 36 events around the world, including its flagship Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series. CGI also owns four publishing brands dedicated to running, cycling and triathlon.
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announced 4/3/2017 via BusinessWire

Alliance MMA, Inc., will acquire Roy Englebrecht Promotions

synopsis: Alliance MMA, Inc., a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) company, announced the execution of a Letter of Intent to acquire the assets of The Englebrecht Company, Inc., a regional MMA promotions company that operates in the greater Los Angeles market under the tradenames Roy Englebrecht Promotions, Battle in The Ballroom and Fight Club OC.
buyer: Alliance MMA, Inc. (AMMA:$4.55)
Alliance MMA, Inc. is a mixed martial arts promotion company offering premier promotional opportunities for aspiring mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters to showcase their talent and advance to the sport’s highest level of professional competition. "
target: Roy Englebrecht Promotions
Roy Englebrecht Promotions is California’s third largest fight promotions company. Roy Englebrecht Promotions currently promotes the Fight Club OC fight series and the Battle in the Ballroom professional boxing shows.
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announced 3/9/2017 via BNC Analysis

MKE Sports & Entertainment, will acquire Milwaukee Running Festival

synopsis: MKE Sports & Entertainment, also known as ROC Ventures, announced that they are acquiring the Milwaukee Running Festival, a non-profit organization that produces a world-class running event in Milwaukee. The event is a source of civic pride for citizens and a means to boost tourism and enhance the economic well-being of the greater Milwaukee area.
buyer: MKE Sports & Entertainment
MKE Sports & Entertainment, also known as ROC Ventures, is a holding company for investments in sports management and entertainment related themes, including MKE Wave, Kokomo Jackrabbits, Jamestown Jammers, Rockford Aviators, & The Rock Sports Complex in Franklin, WI. "
target: Milwaukee Running Festival
The Milwaukee Running Festival is a non-profit organization that produces a world-class running event open to people of all ages and abilities. The event is a source of civic pride for citizens and a means to boost tourism and enhance the economic well-being of the greater Milwaukee area.
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closed 10/12/2016 via Company Press Release

Amaury Sport Organisation, acquired Human Race

synopsis: Amaury Sport Organisation, owner of the world renowned Le Tour de France, and organiser of some the biggest runs and sportives in Europe, has completed the purchase of Human Race Events. Human Race is the largest sports event company in the UK with a focus on participation, including 70 mass participation events.
buyer: Amaury Sport Organisation
Amaury Sport Organisation owns, designs, and organizes international sporting events. The company organizes cycling, golf, motor sports, sailing, and public events. It is the owner of the Tour de France. "
target: Human Race
Human Race is the largest sports event company in the UK with a focus on participation, including 70 mass participation events. These include cycling, triathlons, running, and open water swimming events. Some examples include: London Winter Run, Tour de Yorkshire Ride, Windsor Triathlon, and more.
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closed 9/7/2007 via BusinessWire

Dreams, Inc., purchased Chicago Sun-Times Show from Sportssnews Productions, Inc.

synopsis: Dreams, Inc., a vertically integrated leader in the licensed sports products industry, announced that it has acquired the Chicago Sun-Times Show, the premier collectibles show in the industry, from George Johnson of Sportssnews Productions, Inc.
buyer: Dreams, Inc. (DRJ:$0.00)
Dreams, Inc. sets itself apart from other traditional memorabilia companies with diversified products and services provided through its operating subsidiaries. Mounted Memories is the leader in production of authentic sports and celebrity autographed memorabilia and collectibles. "
seller: Sportssnews Productions, Inc.
Sportssnews Productions, Inc. operates a number of collectibles shows in Chicago, IL.
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announced 7/28/2010 via BusinessWire

Dreams, Inc., will acquire Collegiate Marketing Services

synopsis: Dreams, Inc., a vertically integrated leader in the licensed sports products industry, announced that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire Collegiate Marketing Services (CMS) of Overland Park, Kan. CMS has since 2005 managed the retail, game day and online merchandise operations for The University of Texas Athletics program.
buyer: Dreams, Inc. (DRJ:$0.00)
Dreams, Inc. is a 30-year old vertically integrated sports memorabilia and licensed products firm. It is the parent, public holding company of several operating divisions with some of the strongest and most recognized brands in the field. "
target: Collegiate Marketing Services
Collegiate Marketing Services (CMS) was started in 1996. CMS provides merchandise solutions for University Athletic Departments through retail, online and on game days.
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closed 9/7/2007 via BusinessWire

Dreams, Inc., purchased Chicago Sun-Times Show from Sportssnews Productions, Inc.

synopsis: Dreams, Inc., a vertically integrated leader in the licensed sports products industry, announced that it has acquired the Chicago Sun-Times Show, the premier collectibles show in the industry, from George Johnson of Sportssnews Productions, Inc.
buyer: Dreams, Inc. (DRJ:$0.00)
Dreams, Inc. sets itself apart from other traditional memorabilia companies with diversified products and services provided through its operating subsidiaries. Mounted Memories is the leader in production of authentic sports and celebrity autographed memorabilia and collectibles. "
seller: Sportssnews Productions, Inc.
Sportssnews Productions, Inc. operates a number of collectibles shows in Chicago, IL.
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closed 4/12/2004 via PR Newswire

Dreams, Inc., acquired Pro Sports Memorabilia Inc.

synopsis: Dreams, Inc. acquired the assets of Pro Sports Memorabilia.com, one of the largest distributors of authentic sports collectibles in the world, in an all cash transaction, payable over three years. Pro Sports has enjoyed a seven-year operating history prior to being purchased by Dreams.
buyer: Dreams, Inc. (DRJ:$0.00)
Dreams, Inc. sets itself apart from other traditional memorabilia companies with diversified products and services provided through its operating subsidiaries. Mounted Memories is the leader in production of authentic sports and celebrity autographed memorabilia and collectibles. "
target: Pro Sports Memorabilia Inc.
Pro Sports Memorabilia is one of the largest distributors of authentic sports collectibles in the world. Our products are licensed by the NFL,NBA,NHL and MLB. Our line of sports collectibles includes items from sports heroes of today as well as yesterday.
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closed 4/30/2012 via Market Wire

Oomba, LLC, acquired Xeko

synopsis: Oomba, Inc. announced the acquisition of Xeko, a collectable/tradable game about endangered animals, as well as the Gaming for Good brand. Oomba is re-tooling Xeko for the digital realm as a flagship game for showcasing the company's digital object trading platform.
buyer: Oomba, LLC
Oomba is the first SaaS platform for the exchange of virtual goods in an aftermarket that operates with the exclusive, voluntary participation of publishers of online and mobile games. "
target: Xeko
Xeko is the award-winning game specifically created to raise awareness for the amazing and endangered creatures that inhabit our Earth, inspire future eco-leaders, and empower people, everywhere, to join together and make a difference through positive play.
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closed 8/1/2006 via Company Press Release

Bowmark Capital, acquired Design Objectives Limited

synopsis: Bowmark Capital Limited, the mid-market private equity investment firm, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Design Objectives Limited, the UK’s leading supplier of products to the rapidly growing paper crafts market.
buyer: Bowmark Capital
Bowmark Capital is a leading independent private equity investment firm specializing in the UK mid-market. Bowmark supports management teams undertaking buy-outs, buy-ins, roll-outs, build-ups and expansion financings in five sectors: Business Services; Leisure; Healthcare; Media and IT Services. "
target: Design Objectives Limited
Founded in 1995, Design Objectives designs and markets a range of paper crafts brands and accessories including Papermania, Anita’s and X-cut. The company supplies over 2000 products to both independent and national retailers, such as Argos, QVC and WH Smiths.
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Ticker: OM:BETCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Better Collective A/S
Better Collective A/S
Better Collective’s vision is to empower iGamers through transparency and technology – this is what has made them the world’s leading developer of digital platforms for betting tips, bookmaker information and iGaming communities. Their portfolio includes more than 2,000+ websites and products.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$109.56
EBITDA ($mm)
$44.56
EBIT ($mm)
$36.49
Net Income ($mm)
$26.34
Employees
450
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Ticker: WSE:TEN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ten Square Games
Ten Square Games
Ten Square Games is a Polish mobile game developer. Ten Square Games focuses on delivering F2P games for all major global platforms with a special focus on simulation hobby games. Their games simulate fishing and hunting. They also develop match3, puzzle, farming, and battle games.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$172.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$50.20
EBIT ($mm)
$50.11
Net Income ($mm)
$44.31
Employees
147
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Ticker: AIM:CDM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Codemasters
Codemasters
Codemasters is an award-winning British video game developer and publisher with over 30 years of heritage. The company specializes in high quality racing games including DiRT, GRID and the BAFTA award-winning official F1® series of videogames.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$156.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$65.72
EBIT ($mm)
$50.85
Net Income ($mm)
$28.68
Employees
578
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Ticker: NGM:ZORDIX B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zordix AB
Zordix AB
Zordix is a multinational game developer & publisher with its headquarter in Umeå in northern Sweden. Zordix is divided into four main units: Zordix Racing, Dimfrost Studio, Invictus Games and Zordix Publishing.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$4.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.57
EBIT ($mm)
$0.48
Net Income ($mm)
$0.34
Employees
61
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Ticker: DRJ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dreams, Inc.
Dreams, Inc.
Dreams, Inc. is a vertically integrated sports memorabilia and licensed products firm. It is the parent, public holding company of several operating divisions with some of the strongest and most recognized brands in the field.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$85.54
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.07
EBIT ($mm)
$2.53
Net Income ($mm)
$0.15
Employees
255
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