Like Voicestar, Inc.

closed 9/24/2007 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired Voicestar, Inc.

synopsis: Marchex, Inc. a local online advertising company and leading publisher of local content, has completed its acquisition of VoiceStar, one of the largest providers of call-based advertising services for local advertisers, for approximately $20 million, including approximately $12.9 million in cash and $7.1 million in restricted stock.
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex is an online technology company that helps merchants sell through search. The company is focused on search engine and contextual marketing, local search, and direct navigation. "
target: Voicestar, Inc.
VoiceStar offers essential marketing services for companies doing business on and offline. The company's full suite of phone-to-web products and tools help businesses connect with highly motivated customers.
price ($mm)
$19
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closed 9/9/2010 via Market Wire

KIT digital, Inc., acquired Accela Communications

synopsis: KIT digital, Inc., the leading global provider of video asset management solutions (VAMs) for multi-screen IP-based delivery, has acquired Accela Communications, Inc., a privately-held provider of on-demand, video-based enablement and measurement tools.
buyer: KIT digital, Inc. (:$214.93)
KIT digital, Inc. is a global provider of proprietary IP-based video distribution technologies and video-centric interactive marketing solutions. KIT digital works closely with consumer brands, content providers and telcos to maximize the value of video content via the Internet and mobile networks. "
target: Accela Communications
Accela Communications is a marketing technology company that provides software and services to produce, deliver and measure interactive, IP-based video communications across a wide range of industries including healthcare, information technology, financial services and marketing services.
price ($mm)
$6.08
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announced 7/26/2007 via PR Newswire

Microsoft Business Solutions, will acquire AdECN, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft Corp. has agreed to acquire AdECN, Inc., an advertising exchange platform company based near Santa Barbara, Calif. AdECN's technology serves as a hub where advertising networks can come together in a neutral, real-time auction marketplace for buying and selling display advertising.
buyer parent: Microsoft Corporation
buyer: Microsoft Business Solutions (:$0.00)
Microsoft Business Solutions, the software giant's enterprise software division, offers a wide range of software applications for small and midsized businesses. "
target: AdECN, Inc.
AdECN is the only real-time, auction-based, neutral exchange for buying and selling online display advertising. AdECN, Inc. is a privately held, venture-backed company based in Santa Barbara, California.
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closed 2/22/2007 via BusinessWire

Fox Interactive Media, Inc., acquired Strategic Data Corporation

synopsis: Fox Interactive Media, a division of News Corp, announced that it has completed the acquisition of interactive advertising technology company, Strategic Data Corporation. SDC's advanced, proprietary technology is designed to optimize the delivery of online advertising.
buyer parent: The News Corporation Limited
buyer: Fox Interactive Media, Inc.
A division of News Corporation, Fox Interactive Media (FIM) offers a global, border-free online network that caters to consumers by giving them the platform and tools to express themselves, communicate with each other, and engage with the best music, TV, film, sports, information and more. "
target: Strategic Data Corporation
Since being founded in 2000, Strategic Data Corporation has specialized in developing display ad serving and yield-optimization technology that significantly increases the revenue for its clients. SDC’s clients include large ad networks and publishers.
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closed 9/27/2006 via BusinessWire

Wizzard Software Corporation, acquired Blast Podcast

synopsis: Wizzard Software has acquired a second podcasting company, Blast Podcast, a well known advertising technology and hosting service provider in the podcasting world. This acquisition is Wizzard’s next step into the booming podcasting market and is the second acquisition of a podcast hosting company in the past 90 days, the first being the Switchpod.
buyer: Wizzard Software Corporation (WZE:$6.54)
Wizzard Software has become a leader in the speech technology application development market. Wizzard architects solutions to business problems using its expertise in consulting, speech development tools and building speech based applications for the Desktop and Internet. "
target: Blast Podcast
A technology and service provider that brings together video and audio Podcast publishers, including independent production and distribution companies, and advertising agencies, media buyers and online retailers, using proprietary software, combined with a deep commitment to service.
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closed 8/28/2006 via BusinessWire

One to One Interactive, acquired Adtools

synopsis: One to One Interactive, a top 50 ranked digital marketing firms, announced their acquisition of AdTools, the leading international developer of branded desktop applications.
buyer: One to One Interactive
One to One Interactive is a leading innovative marketing services, technology, and media company that aims to deepen the connection between brands and their customers by deploying state-of-the-art and cutting-edge digital marketing techniques. "
target: Adtools
AdTools employs its proprietary desktop marketing communications technology platform to build turnkey internet-connected applications that create a brand relationship with the user directly on their computer desktop.
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closed 1/29/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Spongecell, LLC merged with Flashtalking,

synopsis: Flashtalking, the leading global independent platform for ad management, data activation and unified insights, has merged with Spongecell. By combining speed, innovation and advanced engineering, Spongecell transforms standard online ads into engaging interactive ads that can run anywhere on the web.
buyer: Flashtalking
Flashtalking helps the world's biggest advertisers and their agencies stay relevant with consumers by arming them with the same data-driven precision, measurability, and control over their advertising messages as they've come to depend on for audience targeting and media buying. "
target: Spongecell, LLC
Spongecell is leading the online advertising revolution. By combining speed, innovation and advanced engineering, they transform standard online ads into engaging interactive ads that can run anywhere on the web.
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closed 3/2/2006 via

AGS Capital LLC, purchased a minority stake in DeskPort Technologies, LLC

synopsis: AGS Capital LLC has acquired an interest in DeskPort Technologies, LLC, developer of the popular USA TODAY MileTracker(TM), DeskPort(TM), and other client-based Internet portals. These branded desktop applications, are becoming an increasingly popular way for companies to provide valuable services while creating ad revenue to DeskPort.
buyer: AGS Capital LLC
AGS Capital LLC is an Indianapolis based company that invests, owns, and provides capital and financial resources to numerous companies in the USA and Canada, AGS is a solutions company. "
target: DeskPort Technologies, LLC
Founded in 2004 by Harris Turner and Michael Hoeffner, DeskPort Technologies, LLC, builds feature-and-function-packed branded desktop applications (BDA's) -- profile-driven Internet portals that reside on users' computer desktops.
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closed 10/3/2012 via BNC Analysis

Videology, Inc., acquired Lucidmedia Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Videology, a market-leading digital advertising platform and solutions provider specializing in video, announced that it has acquired LucidMedia, a digital advertising management platform specializing in display and rich media campaigns.
buyer: Videology, Inc.
Videology is an online video advertising platform that enables advertisers to eliminate waste and improve performance by connecting brands with specific audiences, while concentrating on the advertiser’s objective. "
target: Lucidmedia Networks, Inc.
LucidMedia is the most comprehensive and transparent digital advertising management platform for targeting and optimizing display campaigns. The company is based in Reston, VA.
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closed 4/15/2005 via

DG Systems, Inc., acquired Media DVX

synopsis: DG Systems, Inc., the leading provider of digital media distribution services to the advertising and broadcast industries, today announced it has acquired the assets of Media DVX, a subsidiary of the Lenfest Media Group, for $10 million.
buyer: DG Systems, Inc. (DGIT:$385.72)
DG FastChannel delivers the standard in digital media services to the advertising, broadcast and publishing industries. DG FastChannel’s innovative technology solutions help advertisers and agencies work faster, smarter and more competitively. "
target parent: StarNet, LP
target: Media DVX
Media DVX provides digital media exchange solutions exclusively to post production and media distribution houses. The DVXpress product and service platform was designed expressly as an outsourced delivery solution that enables our customers to maintain visibility and control throughout the entire de
price ($mm)
$10
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closed 3/2/2016 via BusinessWire

Time Inc., acquired Viant Technology Inc

synopsis: Time Inc., one of the world's leading media companies, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Viant Technology Inc. Viant is the premier people-based advertising technology company, enabling marketers to plan, execute and measure their digital media investments through a cloud-based platform.
buyer: Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME:$2,884.00)
Time Inc. is one of the world's leading media companies, with a monthly global print audience of over 120 million and worldwide digital properties that attract more than 150 million visitors each month, including over 60 websites. "
target: Viant Technology Inc
Viant is the premier people-based advertising technology company, enabling marketers to plan, execute and measure their digital media investments through a cloud-based platform. The Viant Advertising Cloud™ provides marketers with access to over 1.2 billion registered users.
price ($mm)
$155
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closed 12/8/2015 via BusinessWire

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired BlueHornet

synopsis: BlueHornet Networks, Inc., a leading provider of SaaS-based email marketing software and services, announced that it was acquired by Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm with over $3 billion of capital under management.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $3 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target: BlueHornet
BlueHornet helps companies reach their email potential with a unique combination of enterprise-scale email marketing solutions and award-winning services.
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closed 10/8/2014 via PR Web

Zenovia Exchange, acquired AdJuggler

synopsis: Zenovia Digital Exchange Corporation announced it has acquired AdJuggler, Inc., a leading ad server and programmatic-enabled supply-side platform (SSP). AdJuggler’s publisher-centric technology will be combined with Zenovia’s global exchange, along with its recently acquired Brandscreen demand-side media buying platform (DSP).
buyer: Zenovia Exchange
Zenovia Exchange oversees auctions for more than 500 billion user requests each month across its globally owned and operated network. The exchange provides real-time media buyers with ad requests enriched with user segmentation data, brand-safe context, and filtered for fraud – at scale.. "
target: AdJuggler
AdJuggler, Inc. is a leading digital ad serving and supply-side platform for publishers, media companies, and ad networks. The platform provides a full-featured campaign and inventory management system for display, mobile, and video, as well as its Exchange Media Program.
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cancelled 6/16/2010 via Capital IQ

Diversified Opportunities, Inc., cancelled an acquisition of CommerceTel, Inc.

synopsis: Diversified Opportunities, Inc. Cancelled the Acquisition of CommerceTel, Inc.
buyer: Diversified Opportunities, Inc.
Diversified Opportunities, Inc. does not have significant operations. Previously, the company was engaged in the development, marketing, and support of software products designed to automate the management of computer systems for commercial concerns. "
target: CommerceTel, Inc. (OTCPK:MFON:$11.78)
CommerceTel is an innnovative telecom technology company and the inventor of C4, a unique, enterprise-grade platform combining the powerful capabilities of both voice and SMS text messaging to connect consumers to brands.
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closed 6/26/2009 via BNC Analysis

Toluna plc, acquired Greenfield Online, Inc.

synopsis: Toluna, the online research panel, has acquired the majority of the assets of Greenfield Online from Microsoft. Greenfield Online, owner of Ciao Surveys, was acquired by Microsoft in 2008. The $40 million acquisition will make Toluna the largest global supplier of online market research data, with a global market share of over 11%.
buyer: Toluna plc
Toluna plc is a leading global online market research panel and survey technology company. Toluna offers market researchers access to the world's most highly profiled, responsive and rigorously maintained online panel for sample only and full service projects. "
target parent: Microsoft Corporation
target: Greenfield Online, Inc.
Greenfield Online, Inc. is a global interactive media and services company that collects consumer attitudes about products and services, enabling consumers to reach informed purchasing decisions about the products and services they want to buy; and helping companies better understand their customer.
price ($mm)
$40
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closed 10/20/2008 via PR Newswire

MediaBank, LLC, acquired Mediaplex

synopsis: Furthering its leadership position, MediaBank, a leading provider of integrated technology solutions designed to enable marketers and agencies to better manage the end-to-end media buying process, announced the acquisition of Mediaplex Systems, Inc., a technology division within ValueClick, Inc.
buyer: MediaBank, LLC
Privately-held Chicago-based MediaBank is a leading provider of integrated procurement technology and advanced analytics to the advertising industry. MediaBank’s comprehensive approach empowers agencies with superior buying, workflow management and business intelligence tools. "
target parent: ValueClick, Inc.
target: Mediaplex
Mediaplex provides technology and services that help advertisers, agencies and publishers manage their interactive and traditional advertising activities. Mediaplex's complete suite of technology solutions includes MOJO Adserver, MOJO Mail, MOJO Publisher, and the AdVault suite of products.
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closed 10/8/2008 via

Greenfield Online, Inc. merged with Microsoft Corporation,

synopsis: Greenfield Online, Inc. announced that it entered into a merger agreement to be acquired by Microsoft Corporation, via a cash tender offer for $17.50 per share in a transaction valued at approximately $486 million.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. "
target: Greenfield Online, Inc.
Greenfield Online, Inc. is a global interactive media and services company that collects consumer attitudes about products and services, enabling consumers to reach informed purchasing decisions about the products and services they want to buy; and helping companies better understand their customer.
price ($mm)[EV]
$461 [$396]
rev ($mm)
$138
EBITDA ($mm)
$26
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
16.0x
closed 8/20/2007 via BusinessWire

ImmediateFX, LLC, acquired The Hendry Corporation

synopsis: ImmediateFX, a subsidiary of Symphony Technology Group, today announced the acquisition of The Hendry Corporation, a strategic marketing consulting and software company, to extend the company’s strategic marketing insight business solutions platform.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: ImmediateFX, LLC
Founded as part of the Symphony Technology Group family of companies, Symphony Marketing Solutions (SMS) is now the gold standard for creation of both market and customer insights. "
target: The Hendry Corporation
The Hendry Corp. provides strategic insights on how consumers make purchase choices across a vast array of categories and industries. The business is a premier Market Structure provider for several industries focusing on assisting clients with understanding the consumer decision process.
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closed 7/13/2007 via BusinessWire

Unica Corporation, acquired MarketingCentral, L.L.C.

synopsis: Unica Corporation a global provider of enterprise marketing management solutions, has completed the acquisition of privately-held MarketingCentral, L.L.C., a privately-held provider of on-demand marketing resource management solutions.
buyer: Unica Corporation (UNCA:$0.00)
Unica Corporation is a leading global provider of EMM software designed to help businesses increase their revenues and improve the efficiency and measurability of their marketing operations. "
target: MarketingCentral, L.L.C.
MarketingCentral is the leading provider of on-demand marketing automation tools and ad agency software for marketing project management and marketing resource management. MarketingCentral provides 100% web-based tools for complete automation of corporate marketing operations.
price ($mm)
$13
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closed 6/12/2007 via BusinessWire

Origin Digital, Inc., acquired InterData Software, Inc.

synopsis: Origin Digital, Inc., a video applications service provider, has acquired the video software applications company, InterData Software, Inc. . The acquisition of IDS enables Origin Digital to extend its video and digital media solutions and further diversifies Origin’s geographic presence adding an office in Denver, CO.
buyer: Origin Digital, Inc.
Origin Digital, Inc. is a global video applications service provider that applies the rigors of broadcast to the management, distribution and delivery of all forms of digital content. Origin Digital enables content creators and distributors to extend their digital media presence. "
target: InterData Software, Inc.
IInterData Software specializes in building integrated web marketing solutions. The company created a comprehensive IP video management solution with proprietary technologies for brokering IP video delivery across platforms and channels.
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closed 9/24/2007 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired Voicestar, Inc.

synopsis: Marchex, Inc. a local online advertising company and leading publisher of local content, has completed its acquisition of VoiceStar, one of the largest providers of call-based advertising services for local advertisers, for approximately $20 million, including approximately $12.9 million in cash and $7.1 million in restricted stock.
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex is an online technology company that helps merchants sell through search. The company is focused on search engine and contextual marketing, local search, and direct navigation. "
target: Voicestar, Inc.
VoiceStar offers essential marketing services for companies doing business on and offline. The company's full suite of phone-to-web products and tools help businesses connect with highly motivated customers.
price ($mm)
$19
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closed 6/28/2006 via BusinessWire

Voicestar, Inc., acquired Selling Station

synopsis: Voicestar, Inc., the leading provider of pay per phone call enablement solutions and distribution, announced today that it has acquired the assets of Selling Station, LLC.
buyer: Voicestar, Inc.
VoiceStar offers essential marketing services for companies doing business on and offline. The company's full suite of phone-to-web products and tools help businesses connect with highly motivated customers. "
target: Selling Station
Selling Station, based in Princeton, NJ, works with advertising agencies, direct marketers and search engine marketing firms to track local, direct response advertising campaigns.
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closed 12/17/2019 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired Sonar

synopsis: Marchex, Inc., a leading provider of call analytics that drive, measure, and convert callers into customers, announced the acquisition of Sonar Technologies, an enterprise text and messaging sales engagement and analytics company.
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex, Inc. is a leading provider of call analytics that drive, measure, and convert callers into customers. Marchex provides solutions that help companies drive more calls, understand what happens on those calls, and convert more of those callers into customers. "
target: Sonar
Sonar is a leading business text messaging platform for large companies with dedicated sales and marketing teams. They bridge the gap between businesses and their customers over mobile, while demonstrating the power of utilizing AI and chatbots at scale.
price ($mm)
$13
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
10.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/26/2018 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired Callcap

synopsis: Marchex, Inc., a leading provider of call analytics that drive, measure, and convert callers into customers, announced the acquisition of Callcap, a leading call monitoring and analytics company.
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex, Inc. is a leading provider of call analytics that drive, measure, and convert callers into customers. Marchex provides solutions that help companies drive more calls, understand what happens on those calls, and convert more of those callers into customers. "
target: Callcap
Founded in 2001, Callcap was the first call measurement company to provide real-time complete caller data and a recording of the call. They are still a leader in providing innovative call monitoring and call tracking solutions that help businesses to deliver excellent customer experiences.
price ($mm)
$35
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/5/2018 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired Telmetrics

synopsis: Marchex, Inc., a leading provider of call analytics that drive, measure, and convert callers into customers, announced the acquisition of Telmetrics, a call and text tracking and analytics company that enables, tracks and analyzes offline interactions to increase engagement and return on advertising spend.
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex, Inc. is a leading provider of call analytics that drive, measure, and convert callers into customers. Marchex provides solutions that help companies drive more calls, understand what happens on those calls, and convert more of those callers into customers. "
target: Telmetrics
Telmetrics is a call and text tracking and analytics company that enables, tracks and analyzes offline interactions to increase engagement and return on advertising spend.
price ($mm)
$10
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closed 7/1/2013 via Company Press Release

Adiant, acquired Marchex Pay-Per-Click

synopsis: Adiant, owner of the largest content-style ad platform on the web, announced the acquisition of assets from Marchex, including assets from the former IndustryBrains, a suite of high-quality news and financial publications that will greatly expand Adiant’s mission of offering advertisers placements adjacent to the highest quality online content.
buyer: Adiant
Adiant is a digital media technology company whose mission is to deliver the most innovative advertising solutions to quality publishers and advertisers. Our brands have been engineered from the ground up to offer both immediate and long term sustained value with a high level of customer service. "
target parent: Marchex, Inc.
target: Marchex Pay-Per-Click
Marchex Pay-Per-Click, formerly IndustryBrains, is a leading performance advertising media company that uses keyword search and relevant editorial targeting to achieve superior advertising results for marketers. They offer premium performance marketing solutions for advertisers and publishers.
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closed 6/28/2012 via BNC Analysis

Mindwork Labs, acquired MyDeals.com

synopsis: London-based Mindwork Labs is trying to make the daily deals you receive from across the Web more relevant under the name MyDeals.com, a domain they’ve just purchased from Marchex for an undisclosed amount.
buyer: Mindwork Labs
Mindwork Labs is small team of dediciated people developing innovative websites and technology to benefit both consumers and the businesses. Most of the projects they undertake involve an affiliate marketing element. "
target parent: Marchex, Inc.
target: MyDeals.com
MyDeals.com provides consumers with more control over the deals they see and the notifications they receive, while notifying which offers are most desirable to them.
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closed 4/11/2011 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired Jingle Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Marchex, Inc. has announced the acquisition of Jingle Networks, adding an important and growing source of mobile distribution to its call advertising network. Jingle Networks is one of the leading providers of mobile voice search performance advertising and technology solutions in North America.
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex’s mission is to unlock local commerce globally by helping advertisers reach customers through the phone when they are ready to buy. The company's performance-based call advertising products are reinventing how businesses acquire and upsell new customers through phone calls. "
target: Jingle Networks, Inc.
Jingle Networks is one of the leading providers of mobile voice search performance advertising and technology solutions in North America. Jingle Networks’ core business is providing performance advertising solutions to mobile carriers and mobile network operators.
price ($mm)[EV]
$24 [$24]
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/24/2007 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired Voicestar, Inc.

synopsis: Marchex, Inc. a local online advertising company and leading publisher of local content, has completed its acquisition of VoiceStar, one of the largest providers of call-based advertising services for local advertisers, for approximately $20 million, including approximately $12.9 million in cash and $7.1 million in restricted stock.
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex is an online technology company that helps merchants sell through search. The company is focused on search engine and contextual marketing, local search, and direct navigation. "
target: Voicestar, Inc.
VoiceStar offers essential marketing services for companies doing business on and offline. The company's full suite of phone-to-web products and tools help businesses connect with highly motivated customers.
price ($mm)
$19
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closed 5/30/2006 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired Open List, Inc.

synopsis: Marchex, Inc. today announced that it has acquired certain assets of Open List, Inc., including its robust content aggregation, search technology, and user-generated content platform that Marchex plans to deploy to its proprietary network of vertical and local Web sites.
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex is an online technology company that helps merchants sell through search. The company is focused on search engine and contextual marketing, local search, and direct navigation. "
target: Open List, Inc.
Open List, Inc. was founded in 2003 to help people make better everyday decisions. To accomplish this, Open List interprets, structures and organizes the mass of relevant but highly fragmented information that exists on the Web today.
price ($mm)
$13
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closed 5/2/2006 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired AreaConnect, LLC.

synopsis: Marchex, Inc. announced that it has acquired certain assets of AreaConnect LLC, a provider of local online traffic to Yellow and White Pages publishers, for $16 million in cash and Marchex common stock, and $1.7 million in additional restricted common stock (valued based on the 10-day trailing average prior to the closing date).
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex is an online technology company that helps merchants sell through search. The company is focused on search engine and contextual marketing, local search, and direct navigation. "
target: AreaConnect, LLC.
AreaConnect receives 2 million unique users per month through its directory focused local sites, that drive search leads from online consumers primarily to regional bell operating carriers and localized search products.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
14.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/27/2005 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired IndustryBrains, Inc.

synopsis: Marchex, Inc. announced that it has acquired IndustryBrains, Inc. for $30.6 million, plus transaction costs, consisting of $15.6 million in cash and $15 million in stock. Based in New York City, IndustryBrains is a leader in monetizing vertical and brand-name Web sites through contextual advertising solutions.
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex is an online technology company that helps merchants sell through search. The company is focused on search engine and contextual marketing, local search, and direct navigation. "
target: IndustryBrains, Inc.
IndustryBrains is a leading performance advertising media company that uses keyword search and relevant editorial targeting to achieve superior advertising results for marketers. We offer premium performance marketing solutions for advertisers and publishers.
price ($mm)
$31
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closed 4/27/2005 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired Pike Street Industries, Inc.

synopsis: Marchex, Inc. announced that it has acquired certain assets of Pike Street Industries, Inc., an online yellow pages and lead generation provider for local merchants, for $16.5 million in cash and stock and $3.5 million in additional restricted common stock.
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex is an online technology company that helps merchants sell through search. The company is focused on search engine and contextual marketing, local search, and direct navigation. "
target: Pike Street Industries, Inc.
Pike Street receives more than 2 million unique visitors per month through its local- and directory-focused vertical portals, such as Yellow.com and Whitepages.net, that drive local search traffic from online consumers primarily to regional bell operating company partners.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
5.9x
EV / EBITDA
8.4x
announced 11/22/2016 via Company Press Release

LeadDesk Oy, will acquire Qumido GmbH

synopsis: LeadDesk Oy, Europe’s leading provider of contact center software, announced that it has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Qumido GmbH in an asset deal. Qumido is considered one of Germany’s leading outbound software providers, offering a 100% web-based campaign management and dialer system.
buyer: LeadDesk Oy (HLSE:LEADD:$16.30)
LeadDesk provides industry-standard software for contact centers, inside sales and telemarketers. The company’s cloud-based SaaS software replaces legacy on-premise solutions and offers contact centers and sales teams of all sizes greater efficiency and flexibility, with lower costs and complexity. "
target: Qumido GmbH
Qumido is a highly specialized IT company that offers a software solution to optimize the complex business and communication processes of call centers. As Germany’s leader in outbound call center software, Qumido offers a 100% web-based campaign management and dialer system.
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announced 10/7/2020 via PR Web

leadHOOP, LLC, will acquire MatchMaximizer

synopsis: leadHOOP, LLC, a leading SaaS company, signed an agreement on to acquire the assets of MatchMaximizer, a privately held competitor. MatchMaximizer is a full-service, turnkey lead generation technology. It is all-in-one solution for contact centers, web partners, schools, and agencies.
buyer: leadHOOP, LLC
leadHOOP is a leading lead generation SaaS Platform & Marketplace. Leveraging their technology, they help improve consumer inquiry results with an easy to use set of tools for buyers, sellers, and aggregators. Founded in 2017, the company is headquartered in the suburbs of New York City. "
target: MatchMaximizer
MatchMaximizer is a full-service, turnkey lead generation technology. MatchMaximizer was developed initially to support technical platform needs of lead generation contact centers. Since then, it has grown as an all-in-one solution for contact centers, web partners, schools, and agencies.
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