Like Compete, Inc.

closed 3/4/2008 via Company Press Release

Taylor Nelson Sofres plc, acquired Compete, Inc.

synopsis: Chicago Growth Partners is pleased to announce the closing of the sale of 100% of Compete, Inc. to Taylor Nelson Sofres plc, a global market information and insight company based in London. Terms of the transaction included an initial cash consideration of $75 million plus subsequent contingent payments of up to an additional $75 million.
buyer: Taylor Nelson Sofres plc
Taylor Nelson Sofres plc is a market information group. The world’s largest provider of custom research and analysis, a leader in political and social polling, a major supplier of consumer panel, media intelligence and Internet, TV and radio audience measurement services. "
target parent: Chicago Growth Partners
target: Compete, Inc.
Compete, Inc. analyses internet clickstream information received from its own panel and from internet service providers. Compete uses proprietary data methodologies to normalise this data, making it representative of the entire US online market place.
price ($mm)
$75
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
10.1x
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announced 10/29/2009 via PR Newswire

comScore Networks, Inc., will acquire Certifica, Inc.

synopsis: comScore, Inc., a leader in measuring the digital world, has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of Certifica, a leader in web measurement in Latin America. The acquisition helps enhance comScore's presence and brand in the rapidly-developing Latin American market and positions the company for further expansion in the region.
buyer: comScore Networks, Inc. (SCOR:$368.82)
comScore Networks provides unparalleled insight into consumer behavior and attitudes. This capability is based on a massive, global cross-section of more than 2 million consumers who have given comScore explicit permission to confidentially capture their browsing and transaction behavior. "
target: Certifica, Inc.
Certifica was founded in 2000 with the goal of becoming the leading analyst and auditor of Internet traffic measurement and has won the endorsement of the IAB in several Latin American countries to publish cross site statistics on Internet usage.
price ($mm)
$1.30
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closed 12/14/2015 via PR Newswire

Connexity, acquired Hitwise Pty. Ltd.

synopsis: Digital marketing company Connexity, Inc. has acquired Hitwise, a leader in large-scale online clickstream data collection and consumer behavioral analytics. Hitwise's broad, audience-based insights into consumer online behavioral trends bolsters Connexity's offering to marketers, agencies and publishers.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: Connexity
Connexity, Inc. is a technology driven marketing solutions company that leverages almost twenty years of ecommerce expertise to enable retailers and brands to understand their consumers better, acquire new customers at a lower cost, and increase sales. "
target parent: Experian plc
target: Hitwise Pty. Ltd.
Hitwise is the leading online competitive intelligence service. Only Hitwise provides its 1,200 global clients with daily insights on how their customers interact with a broad range of competitive websites, and how their competitors use different tactics to attract online customers.
price ($mm)
$47
rev ($mm)
$74
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/9/2009 via Company Press Release

The Nielsen Company, Inc., acquired KoreanClick

synopsis: The Nielsen Company announced that it has acquired KoreanClick, the leading Web measurement company in South Korea. Already setting the standard for Internet measurement in the fast growing Asia/Pacific region, Nielsen further extends its global leadership with this acquisition.
buyer parent: Valcon Acquisition BV
buyer: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,311.00)
The Nielsen Company is world’s leading provider of marketing information, audience measurement, and business media products and services. Nielsen provides clients with the most complete view of their consumers and their markets. "
target: KoreanClick
KoreanClick collects and analyzes information regarding the behaviors of South Korean Internet users. Through these activities KoreanClick offers local and foreign companies information about the internet industry, media research results, consulting services and search engine marketing information.
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closed 4/19/2007 via PR Newswire

Experian Information Solutions, acquired Hitwise Pty. Ltd.

synopsis: Experian, the global information solutions company, has acquired Hitwise, a leading Internet marketing intelligence company, which helps clients monitor the performance of their websites and target their online advertising spend more effectively. The purchase price is approximately $240m and will be funded from Experian's existing cash resources.
buyer: Experian Information Solutions
Experian is a global leader in providing information solutions to organizations and consumers. It helps organizations find, develop and manage profitable customer relationships by providing information, decision-making solutions and processing services. "
target parent: Insight Venture Partners
target: Hitwise Pty. Ltd.
Hitwise is the leading online competitive intelligence service. Only Hitwise provides its 1,200 global clients with daily insights on how their customers interact with a broad range of competitive websites, and how their competitors use different tactics to attract online customers.
price ($mm)
$240
rev ($mm)
$40
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
6.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/11/2007 via

YouGov plc, acquired Polimetrix

synopsis: YouGov, plc the UK's leading online market research company, will acquire Palo Alto-based Polimetrix, Inc., a leader in online polling in the US. YouGov acquired 32% of Polimetrix in December 2006 and will pay $24.1 million in cash and stock for the remaining 68% of Polimetrix that it does not currently own.
buyer: YouGov plc (AIM:YOU:$215.10)
YouGov is a professional market research agency pioneering the use of the Internet and information technology to collect higher-quality in-depth data for market research and public consultation. The sample for each survey is carefully selected and controlled. "
target: Polimetrix
Polimetrix conduct surveys through our PollingPoint website, which provides anyone interested with the opportunity to participate in interesting and serious polls on a variety of topics. PollingPoint also conducts surveys among its opt-in panelists via e-mail. Our only business is polling.
price ($mm)
$24*
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
16.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/30/2007 via PR Newswire

Harris Interactive, acquired MediaTransfer AG Netresearch and Consulting

synopsis: Harris Interactive has acquired MediaTransfer AG Netresearch & Consulting, a private European online research firm based in Hamburg, Germany which will provide access into the $2.2 billion German market research market - the fourth-largest in the world.
buyer: Harris Interactive (HPOL:$140.32)
Harris Interactive is the 12th largest and fastest-growing market research firm in the world. The company provides innovative research, insights and strategic advice to help its clients make more confident decisions which lead to measurable and enduring improvements in performance. "
target: MediaTransfer AG Netresearch and Consulting
MediaTransfer AG specializes in online market research. Worldwide online panels allow MediaTransfer AG to offer clients from many different industries such as consumer and durable goods, telecommunications, financial services and automobile international market research, one stop.
price ($mm)
$8.10
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/27/2006 via BusinessWire

Informed Balance merged with Sway, Inc.,

synopsis: Sway, Inc., a fast-growing, interactive marketing agency that builds social networks online, announced that it has merged with Informed Balance, a consulting firm which designs user experiences for global Fortune 500 companies.
buyer: Sway, Inc.
Sway creates innovative online experiences for businesses and their audiences. Through research, development and promotion, Sway creates measurable results that improve its clients' online presence, brand, and sales. "
target: Informed Balance
Informed Balance provides a host of online services such as Web strategy, usability and search engine optimization. The team of software engineers and user-centered designers balance market research, Web analytics and processes with the people side of the technology equation.
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announced 5/11/2011 via Market Wire

e-Rewards, Inc., will acquire Conversition Strategies

synopsis: e-Rewards, Inc. has reached an agreement to acquire Conversition Strategies, a pioneer in the Social Media Research industry. Its primary, EvoListen, collects data sourced from online social media outlets, filters the data collected, utilizes scientific sampling and weighting to report the results, and then formats it into quantitative data sets.
buyer: e-Rewards, Inc.
e-Rewards, Inc. is a global leader in permission based digital data collection and reporting. With over 1000 employees worldwide, it operates a strong portfolio of brands including Research Now, e-Miles, and Peanut Labs. "
target: Conversition Strategies
Conversition Strategies is an online social media data collection company based in Toronto, Canada. Conversition listens to consumers by applying scientific principles to the collection and analysis of social media data.
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closed 10/8/2010 via Market Wire

e-Rewards, Inc., acquired Peanut Labs, Inc.

synopsis: e-Rewards, Inc. announced the successful completion of its recently announced transaction to acquire Peanut Labs, Inc. ("Peanut Labs"). Effective immediately, Peanut Labs is a wholly-owned subsidiary of e-Rewards.
buyer: e-Rewards, Inc.
e-Rewards, Inc., owns Research Now, a global online sampling and online data collection company, recognized for delivering high-quality panelists, high response rates, and industry-leading panel retention rates. "
target: Peanut Labs, Inc.
Peanut Labs enables companies to gather quality data for market research by embedding surveys into a large and diverse population of social media sites. Peanut Labs has grown its respondent pool from 20 million consumers in 2007 to over 240 million consumers to date.
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closed 4/20/2015 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired RootMetrics

synopsis: IHS Inc., the leading global source of critical information and insight, announced it has acquired RootMetrics, a U.S.-based independent mobile networks analytics firm that offers insights into the mobile user experience.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,287.80)
IHS, Inc. is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in critical areas that shape the business landscape: energy, economics, geopolitical risk, sustainability and supply chain management. IHS is the leading provider of diverse global market and economic information. "
target: RootMetrics
RootMetrics is an independent mobile network research firm that specializes in providing unbiased mobile network performance information and mapping.
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announced 7/8/2014 via Company Press Release

Progressive Digital Media Group Plc, will acquire Current Analysis, Inc.

synopsis: Progressive Digital Media Group plc is pleased to announce its agreement to acquire the entire issued share capital of CurrentAnalysis Inc, an established and well regarded business which provides subscription based business intelligence services to the ICT industry.
buyer: Progressive Digital Media Group Plc (AIM:DATA:$147.65)
Progressive Digital Media Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides business information, research, and digital marketing services for senior level decision makers in the United Kingdom and internationally. "
target parent: Apex Investment Fund L.P.
target: Current Analysis, Inc.
Current Analysis, enables sales and marketing personnel to anticipate and respond rapidly to competitive threats and market opportunities. The company's competitive response solutions combine continuous, change-driven expert analysis, powerful Web-based delivery, integration services & more.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/2/2016 via BusinessWire

SurfaceInk, acquired GPiO Inc.

synopsis: SurfaceInk, a provider of consumer device engineering and product development services, announced that it has acquired GPiO. GPiO helps expedite hardware engineering component decision-making processes to accelerate bringing consumer electronics products to market. They test hardware components and post the comparison data and test details online.
buyer: SurfaceInk
SurfaceInk provides high impact, strategic, product development consulting. SurfaceInk’s experienced team executes client projects in Research and Development, Proof of Concept Development and Full Cycle Product Development for consumer and business-to-business markets. "
target: GPiO Inc.
GPiO helps engineers and hardware designers go beyond traditional datasheets, allowing them to compare hardware components from leading vendors with just a couple of clicks. They objectively test each individual component in their own lab and post the comparison data and test details on their site.
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closed 8/23/2011 via BusinessWire

Ziff Davis, Inc., acquired Focus Research, Inc.

synopsis: Ziff Davis, Inc. one of the nation's leading technology media companies, announced the acquisition of Focus Research, Inc., a leading provider of online research to enterprise buyers and high-quality leads to IT vendors. Focus Research helps business and IT professionals make better purchasing decisions.
buyer parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: Ziff Davis, Inc.
Ziff Davis, Inc. is a leading digital media company specializing in the technology market, reaching over 40 million highly engaged in-market buyers and influencers every month. Ziff Davis sites include PCMag.com, ExtremeTech.com, and Geek.com. "
target: Focus Research, Inc.
Focus Research, Inc., formerly Tippit, is a leading provider of online research to enterprise buyers and high-quality leads to IT vendors. It helps business and IT professionals make better purchasing decisions while turning the Internet into a meaningful platform for B2B marketers.
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closed 5/5/2005 via BusinessWire

ABI Research, acquired Concise Insight Europe Ltd.

synopsis: ABI Research announced today that it has acquired Concise Insight Europe Ltd. This acquisition enhances the US-based technology market analyst firm's global operations by adding a local research operation in Europe, dedicated to the study of European technology markets.
buyer: ABI Research
ABI Research was founded in 1990 to assist manufacturers of wireless semiconductor components in understanding and entering new markets. As tech-driven emerging markets proliferated during the 90's, ABI Research expanded its analytical coverage to a broader base of manufacturers and service companie"
target: Concise Insight Europe Ltd.
Concise Insight is a London-based, dedicated technology consulting and advisory firm focused on the wireless communications sector. Since its inception, the wireless communications industry has demonstrated dramatic rates of growth and while there are still a host of market and revenue opportunities
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closed 5/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Postera Capital GmbH, acquired Augmento

synopsis: Postera Capital, a German pioneer in crypto-specific investment products and strategies, has acquired Augmento, a Berlin-based sentiment analytics company. With the acquisition, Postera Capital strengthens its position as a pioneer in crypto consulting as well as its investment vehicle Postera Fund – Crypto I, the first EU-regulated crypto fund.
buyer: Postera Capital GmbH
Postera Capital is a professional advisory firm based in Düsseldorf, Germany, that focuses on investment opportunities in blockchain and crypto assets. Their investment services support professional investors to gain access to the new and dynamic asset class of crypto assets. "
target: Augmento
Berlin-based Augmento provides predictive sentiment data for Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies quantified from online crypto communication data. The company's data helps leading institutions to gain alpha and reduce risk in cryptocurrency markets.
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closed 1/30/2017 via Company Press Release

Coindesk Ltd, acquired Lawnmower

synopsis: CoinDesk, the leading media & events business in the bitcoin and blockchain industry, announced that it has acquired Lawnmower, a blockchain data and research platform. Lawnmower is an iOS app and Android research platform enabling consumers to invest in bitcoin and other blockchain-based assets.
buyer parent: Digital Currency Group
buyer: Coindesk Ltd
CoinDesk is the world leader in news and information on digital currencies such as bitcoin, and its underlying technology – the blockchain. CoinDesk covers news and analysis on the trends, price movements, technologies, companies and people in the bitcoin and digital currency world. "
target: Lawnmower
Lawnmower is an iOS app and Android research platform enabling consumers to invest in bitcoin and other blockchain-based assets. Start tracking assets & reading news with no account required. Begin investing with a bank account in less than 2 minutes for as little as $5.
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closed 4/4/2007 via Company Press Release

SNL Financial LC, acquired Kagan Research LLC

synopsis: SNL Financial, the leading sector-focused provider of essential business intelligence to investment banks, money managers and corporations, today announced the acquisition of leading media research and analysis firm, Kagan Research.
buyer: SNL Financial LC
SNL collects, standardizes and disseminates all relevant corporate, financial, market and M&A data -- plus news and analysis - for the Energy, Banking, Financial Services, Insurance, Real Estate and Media & Communications industries. "
target parent: MCG Capital Corporation
target: Kagan Research LLC
Kagan's consulting, publishing and data services provide exclusive benchmarking data and analysis, market advisories and long-range forecasts for TV, radio, cable, satellite, wireless, movie and sports sectors.
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closed 8/27/2015 via Company Press Release

Moz, Inc., acquired SERPscape

synopsis: Moz, Inc., a company that develops inbound marketing software, provides robust APIs for link data and social influence, and hosts the web's most vibrant community of online marketers, has acquired SERPscape, a dataset and tool that contains data on 40,000,000 US search results.
buyer: Moz, Inc.
Moz develops inbound marketing software, provides robust APIs for link data and social influence, and hosts the web's most vibrant community of online marketers. The company is based in Washington. "
target: SERPscape
SERPscape is a dataset and tool that contains data on 40,000,000 US search results and includes an API capable of querying loads of interesting data about what appears in those results (e.g. the relative presence of a domain, keywords that particular pages rank for, and search rankings by industry).
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closed 3/18/2014 via Market Wire

Ensighten, acquired Tagman

synopsis: Ensighten, the fastest-growing enterprise data and tag management provider and company behind the Agile Marketing Platform, announced it acquired TagMan, the pioneer tag management and attribution company.
buyer: Ensighten
Ensighten offers the industry’s first Real-Time™ Tag Management System built for the needs of enterprise websites. An intuitive interface empowers digital marketers to easily add, remove, or modify any third-party digital marketing tag or pixel in real-time, without IT or agency dependency. "
target: Tagman
TagMan is the pioneering global Tag Management System, Marketing Data and Marketing Attribution provider. Since 2007, digital marketers have relied on TagMan to improve website performance and harness third party vendor tags.
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closed 3/4/2008 via Company Press Release

Taylor Nelson Sofres plc, acquired Compete, Inc.

synopsis: Chicago Growth Partners is pleased to announce the closing of the sale of 100% of Compete, Inc. to Taylor Nelson Sofres plc, a global market information and insight company based in London. Terms of the transaction included an initial cash consideration of $75 million plus subsequent contingent payments of up to an additional $75 million.
buyer: Taylor Nelson Sofres plc
Taylor Nelson Sofres plc is a market information group. The world’s largest provider of custom research and analysis, a leader in political and social polling, a major supplier of consumer panel, media intelligence and Internet, TV and radio audience measurement services. "
target parent: Chicago Growth Partners
target: Compete, Inc.
Compete, Inc. analyses internet clickstream information received from its own panel and from internet service providers. Compete uses proprietary data methodologies to normalise this data, making it representative of the entire US online market place.
price ($mm)
$75
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
10.1x
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

Russian Public Opinion Research Center, will acquire TNS Russia

synopsis: WPP has agreed in principal to sell the Russian branch of its TNS research company to the Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VCIOM), the oldest and the leading marketing and opinion research company in the post-Soviet space. TNS Russia is a leader in market research, global market information and business analysis.
buyer: Russian Public Opinion Research Center
Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VCIOM) is the oldest and the leading marketing and opinion research company in the post-Soviet space. They provide the data, analysis and recommendations their clients need to achieve their goals. "
target parent: WPP Group, plc
target: TNS Russia
TNS Russia is a leader in market research, global market information and business analysis. TNS advises clients on specific growth strategies around new market entry, innovation, brand switching and customer strategies, based on long-established expertise and market-leading solutions.
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closed 2/17/2016 via BNC Analysis

comScore, Inc., purchased TNS Metrix from TNS Gallup Oy

synopsis: Research firm comScore has bought TNS Metrix from TNS Gallup, Finland's leading market research group. TNS Metrix is Finland's leading internet web audience measurement business. It is a browser-based measurement system that provides weekly traffic figures for the most popular Finnish websites.
buyer: comScore, Inc. (SCOR:$368.82)
comScore is the cross-platform measurement company that precisely measures audiences, brands and consumer behavior everywhere. Built on precision and innovation, they combines proprietary digital, TV and movie intelligence with vast demographic details to quantify consumers’ multiscreen behavior. "
seller parent: WPP Group, plc
seller: TNS Gallup Oy
TNS Gallup is Finland's leading market research group. They provide solutions and expertise to uncover insights that make impactful decisions to drive growth. Their TNS Metrix business is a browser-based measurement system that provides weekly traffic figures for the most popular Finnish websites.
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closed 5/13/2013 via Company Press Release

Taylor Nelson Sofres plc, purchased Sinotrust Market Research from Sinotrust

synopsis: TNS, the world's leading consumer insights consultancy, has agreed to acquire Sinotrust Market Research, a leading market research and consulting company in China, from Sinotrust. Sinotrust Market Research is the industry market leader in automotive market research in China.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Taylor Nelson Sofres plc
Taylor Nelson Sofres (TNS) is a leading market research and market information group. TNS advises clients on specific growth strategies around new market entry, innovation, brand switching and stakeholder management, based on long-established expertise and market-leading solutions. "
seller parent: Experian plc
seller: Sinotrust
Sinotrust Market Research is the industry market leader in automotive market research in China. Its offering includes consumer research, product research, brand research, channel research and customer information analysis. Sinotrust Market Research employs 350 people in China.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$41
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/12/2008 via BNC Analysis

WPP Group, plc, acquired Taylor Nelson Sofres plc

synopsis: British marketing research group Taylor Nelson Sofres admitted defeat in its bid battle with Martin Sorrell's WPP Group on Monday, recommending its shareholders accept the deal on offer. WPP made a 1.14 billion pound ($2 billion) hostile bid for TNS in July and has secured acceptances of support from 61 percent of TNS shareholders.
buyer: WPP Group, plc (WPP:$17,321.00)
WPP is one of the world's leading communications services groups. Through its operating companies it provides a comprehensive range of communications services. These services include: advertising; public relations and public affairs; branding and identity, healthcare and specialist communications. "
target: Taylor Nelson Sofres plc
Taylor Nelson Sofres plc is a market information group. The world’s largest provider of custom research and analysis, a leader in political and social polling, a major supplier of consumer panel, media intelligence and Internet, TV and radio audience measurement services.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,169 [$2,887]
rev ($mm)
$2,122
EBITDA ($mm)
$262
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
11.1x
closed 3/4/2008 via Company Press Release

Taylor Nelson Sofres plc, acquired Compete, Inc.

synopsis: Chicago Growth Partners is pleased to announce the closing of the sale of 100% of Compete, Inc. to Taylor Nelson Sofres plc, a global market information and insight company based in London. Terms of the transaction included an initial cash consideration of $75 million plus subsequent contingent payments of up to an additional $75 million.
buyer: Taylor Nelson Sofres plc
Taylor Nelson Sofres plc is a market information group. The world’s largest provider of custom research and analysis, a leader in political and social polling, a major supplier of consumer panel, media intelligence and Internet, TV and radio audience measurement services. "
target parent: Chicago Growth Partners
target: Compete, Inc.
Compete, Inc. analyses internet clickstream information received from its own panel and from internet service providers. Compete uses proprietary data methodologies to normalise this data, making it representative of the entire US online market place.
price ($mm)
$75
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
10.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/9/2007 via BusinessWire

Taylor Nelson Sofres plc, acquired Retail Forward

synopsis: TNS, a world leader in market information, announces the acquisition of Retail Forward, Inc., in the United States. The addition of Retail Forward to the newly established TNS global practice, TNS Retail and Shopper Insights, will provide significant added momentum to the rapid expansion of TNS’s successful retail and shopper research business.
buyer: Taylor Nelson Sofres plc
Taylor Nelson Sofres plc is a market information group. The world’s largest provider of custom research and analysis, a leader in political and social polling, a major supplier of consumer panel, media intelligence and Internet, TV and radio audience measurement services. "
target: Retail Forward
Retail Forward, Inc. is a global management consulting firm specializing in strategies and insight to help retailers and their suppliers grow sales and profits. The company's syndicated research and executive development program is known as the Retail Forward Intelligence System™.
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closed 2/26/2007 via BusinessWire

TNS Media Intellegence, acquired Cymfony, Inc.

synopsis: TNS Media Intelligence, the leading provider of strategic advertising information, has acquired Cymfony. The acquisition integrates Cymfony’s expertise in tracking and analyzing the intersection of traditional and social media, such as blogs and social networks, with TNS MI’s current extensive suite of advertising intelligence products.
buyer parent: Taylor Nelson Sofres plc
buyer: TNS Media Intellegence
Established in 23 countries with more than 16,000 customers,TNS Media Intelligence is part of the TNS Group, ranked #2 worldwide in marketing information. TNS Media Intelligence monitors 3 million brands worldwide across a multitude of media, including TV, radio, print, Internet, cinema and outdoor."
target: Cymfony, Inc.
Cymfony is the innovator in combining traditional and social media research and analysis, helping organizations extract insights into consumer behaviors and emerging market trends by monitoring, measuring and analyzing consumer generated and traditional media.
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closed 2/20/2007 via BusinessWire

Taylor Nelson Sofres plc, acquired Sorensen Associates

synopsis: TNS, a world leader in market information, announces the acquisition of Sorensen Associates, "The In-store Research Company®", in the United States to support the rapid expansion of its successful shopper research business.
buyer: Taylor Nelson Sofres plc
Taylor Nelson Sofres plc is a market information group. The world’s largest provider of custom research and analysis, a leader in political and social polling, a major supplier of consumer panel, media intelligence and Internet, TV and radio audience measurement services. "
target: Sorensen Associates
Sorensen Associates is "The In-store Research Company®". It captures shopper behaviours, motivations and perceptions at the point of purchase. Sorensen Associates specialises in telling retailers and suppliers how well products or packages perform in the retail environment.
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closed 4/12/2002 via

synopsis: Aegis Communications Group, Inc. today announced the sale of the business and assets of Elrick & Lavidge, its marketing research division, to a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of Taylor Nelson Sofres plc. The business will become part of the TNS Intersearch family. United Kingdom based Taylor Nelson Sofres plc, is one of the world's leading marketing
buyer parent: Taylor Nelson Sofres plc
buyer: TNS Intersearch
Taylor Nelson Sofres is the fourth largest information company and the 2nd largest custom research company in the world. It has more than 200 offices in 50 countries throughout North and Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. "
seller:
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closed 12/5/2019 via BusinessWire

Bain Capital, acquired The Kantar Group

synopsis: WPP announced that it has completed the transaction to sell 60% of Kantar to Bain Capital. Kantar is home to some the leading research, data and insights brands. They offer market research into the way people live, shop, vote, watch and tweet – in over a hundred countries worldwide.
buyer: Bain Capital
Bain Capital is one of the world’s leading private multi-asset alternative investment firms with more than $105 billion in assets under management that creates lasting impact for their investors, teams, businesses and the communities in which they live. "
target parent: WPP Group, plc
target: The Kantar Group
Kantar is home to some of the world's leading research, data and insights brands. They offer market research into the way people live, shop, vote, watch and tweet – in over a hundred countries worldwide.
price ($mm)
$2,412*
rev ($mm)
$3,263
EBITDA ($mm)
$492
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
8.2x
closed 7/24/2017 via BNC Analysis

MRSS India, acquired Market Probe Asia Pacific Pte Ltd

synopsis: Majestic Research Services and Solutions Ltd has acquired 100% stake in Singapore-based market research company Market Probe Asia Pacific Pte Ltd from its US parent – Market Probe Inc. in an all cash deal.
buyer parent: Majestic MRSS
buyer: MRSS India
MRSS India is the largest independent Market Research Agency in India relying exhaustively on usage of technology for data acquisition thereby ensuring reliability, validity checks as also faster turnaround time. The research team of MRSS India has presence in Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore. "
target parent: Market Probe
target: Market Probe Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
Market Probe Asia is a full service research agency with over 800 projects under its belt across public, private and government sectors. Research methodologies currently practiced by Market Probe Asia include web surveys, face to face interviews, street intercept, and dip stick polls among others.
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closed 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

The Dieringer Research Group, Inc., acquired Probe Research Services, Inc.

synopsis: Brookfield, WI-based The Dieringer Research Group Inc. has acquired Milwaukee, WI-based Probe Research Services Inc. Founded in 1985, Probe Research Services provides marketing research analysis and consultation to a wide variety of industries, both B2C and B2B.
buyer: The Dieringer Research Group, Inc.
The Dieringer Research Group (DRG) is a full-service, WBENC-certified marketing research consulting firm with over 40 years experience in research design and execution. Founded in 1974, the family-owned company has grown to provide a complete suite of qualitative and quantitative methodologies. "
target: Probe Research Services, Inc.
Founded in 1985, Probe Research Services is a Wisconsin based company that provides marketing research analysis and consultation. They are experienced in a wide variety of industries, both B2C and B2B. They solve strategic marketing problems to enhance a company's success and profitability.
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closed 9/7/2016 via PR Web

Lieberman Research Worldwide Company, acquired MotiveQuest

synopsis: Lieberman Research Worldwide, a leading market research and global analytics consultancy, announced that it has completed the purchase of MotiveQuest, an award-winning, technology-enabled, social media insights company. As an industry innovator, MotiveQuest has been at the forefront of extracting market research insights from social big data.
buyer parent: Tailwind Capital Partners
buyer: Lieberman Research Worldwide Company
LRW (Lieberman Research Worldwide) is recognized as one of ten most innovative firms in its industry and is one of the 25 largest marketing research firms in the world. Since 1973, LRW has been providing its data-driven consulting services to management teams of top global brands. "
target: MotiveQuest
MotiveQuest is a premium listening research and consulting company founded in 2003. MotiveQuest pioneered Online Anthropology, combining social data, software and consulting expertise to help clients solve complex, modern marketing challenges.
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announced 7/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

Russian Public Opinion Research Center, will acquire TNS Russia

synopsis: WPP has agreed in principal to sell the Russian branch of its TNS research company to the Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VCIOM), the oldest and the leading marketing and opinion research company in the post-Soviet space. TNS Russia is a leader in market research, global market information and business analysis.
buyer: Russian Public Opinion Research Center
Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VCIOM) is the oldest and the leading marketing and opinion research company in the post-Soviet space. They provide the data, analysis and recommendations their clients need to achieve their goals. "
target parent: WPP Group, plc
target: TNS Russia
TNS Russia is a leader in market research, global market information and business analysis. TNS advises clients on specific growth strategies around new market entry, innovation, brand switching and customer strategies, based on long-established expertise and market-leading solutions.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/6/2016 via PR Web

L&E Research, Inc., acquired Focus Market Research, Inc.

synopsis: L&E Research, the preferred choice for recruiting and facilities in the qualitative market research industry, announced the acquisition of Focus Market Research in Minneapolis, MN. Focus Market Research has been an influential presence in the qualitative market research arena through their high quality recruitment services and facilities.
buyer: L&E Research, Inc.
L&E Research connects clients with customers, consumers, medical professionals, patients, business professionals, and more - for virtually any market research project. They make efficient and accurate connections through the ongoing development of L&E’s software and technology solutions. "
target: Focus Market Research, Inc.
Focus Market Research, Inc. is the premiere focus group facility in Minneapolis/St. Paul and Phoenix with 35-plus years of expertise. Their mission is to be the preferred supplier for qualitative market research by delivering the highest quality recruitment services.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/16/2016 via PR Web

FGI Research & Analytics merged with Web Decisions, Inc,

synopsis: FGI Research & Analytics (FGI) and Web Decisions Group (WDG) have merged to form Data Decisions Group, which will offer data, insight and marketing action. WDG provides database marketing solutions. FGI is a provider of marketing solutions, combining advanced research and analytics to uncover areas of improvement and opportunity for businesses.
buyer: Web Decisions, Inc
Web Decisions provides industry leading big data solutions that deliver campaign execution and actionable business intelligence to positively impact their clients’ business. They provide database driven marketing solutions, enabling customer insights to power marketing communications. "
target: FGI Research & Analytics
For more than 30 years, FGI Research & Analytics has been recognized as a leading provider of marketing solutions. They combine advanced research and analytics to uncover areas of improvement and opportunity for businesses in their industry.
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closed 1/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Illuminas Ltd., acquired Illuminas Ltd.

synopsis: The management team of UK-based Illuminas completed a management buyout from former parent company MSQ Partners. Illuminas is a full-service research consultancy dedicated to delivering strategic marketing intelligence across B2B and consumer markets. Illuminas works in sectors including technology, financial, retail, distribution and healthcare.
buyer: Illuminas Ltd.
Illuminas is a full-service, global research consultancy dedicated to delivering strategic marketing intelligence across B2B and consumer markets. They help clients address key business issues and inform critical business decisions by providing custom quantitative and qualitative research solutions."
target parent: NVM Private Equity Limited
target: Illuminas Ltd.
Illuminas is a full-service, global research consultancy dedicated to delivering strategic marketing intelligence across B2B and consumer markets. They help clients address key business issues and inform critical business decisions by providing custom quantitative and qualitative research solutions.
price ($mm)
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announced 12/11/2013 via PE Hub

Bain Capital, will acquire Macromill, Inc.

synopsis: Bain Capital has announced that they have agreed to acquire Macromill. Macromill is a provider of internet research services in Japan, and is listed on section I of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Their net research services comprise of QuickMill, which offers panel survey service, their OpenMill, which provides open survey service, and more.
buyer: Bain Capital
Bain Capital, LLC is a global private investment firm that manages several pools of capital including private equity, venture capital, public equity, credit products and absolute return with approximately $70 billion in assets under management. "
target: Macromill, Inc. (TSE:3978:$388.99)
Macromill, Inc. provides Internet research services through its automatic Internet research system in Japan. Their net research services comprise of QuickMill, which offers panel survey service, their OpenMill, which provides open survey service, and more.
price ($mm)[EV]
$486 [$427]
rev ($mm)
$178
EBITDA ($mm)
$44
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
9.7x
closed 5/22/2013 via Market Wire

Radius Global Market Research, acquired Profile Marketing Research

synopsis: Leading global market research firm Radius Global Market Research has announced its acquisition of Profile Marketing Research, solidifying its standing as one of the largest independent market research networks based in the U.S. Profile Marketing Research, Inc. offers marketing research services.
buyer: Radius Global Market Research
Radius Global Market Research is one of the largest independent market research companies based in the U.S. The company provides unique insights, effective processes and unmatched experience resulting in proven return on investment for leading global marketers. "
target: Profile Marketing Research
Profile Marketing Research, Inc. offers marketing research services. The company offers services in the areas of quantitative and qualitative research techniques for clients with interests in both the consumer and business sectors on a local, regional, national, and international basis.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/2/2013 via BNC Analysis

Montefiore Investment, acquired BVA SAS

synopsis: Montefiore Investment announced it has acquired a majority stake in BVA SAS. BVA is a major market research and opinion, specializing in FMCG, Services (including transport and telecommunications), the opinion and health.
buyer: Montefiore Investment
Montefiore Investment offers a unique combination of independence, industry focus and close partnership with management in the French private equity market. "
target: BVA SAS
BVA is a leader in the marketing and opinion research industry. It is the 4th largest research agency in France. BVA is a major market research and opinion, specializing in FMCG, Services (including transport and telecommunications), the opinion and health.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$86
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/12/2017 via PR Newswire

Survey Sampling International will be merged with Research Now Group, Inc.,

synopsis: Research Now Group, Inc., a global leader in digital research data for better insights and business decisions, announced that they have signed a merger agreement with Survey Sampling International (SSI), a premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and business-to-business survey research.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Research Now Group, Inc.
Research Now Group, Inc., is a global leader in digital research data for better insights and business decisions. The company provides world-class research data solutions that enable better decisions and better results for its 3,000 market research, consulting, media, and corporate clients. "
target parent: HGGC, LLC
target: Survey Sampling International
Survey Sampling International (SSI) is a premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and business-to-business survey research. SSI reaches participants in 90+ sample countries via internet, telephone, mobile/wireless and mixed-access offerings.
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closed 5/5/2017 via BusinessWire

Tan Capital Partners, acquired Osurv

synopsis: Osurv, the inventor of the mobile survey, announced that its technology has been acquired by Tan Capital Partners. Osurv, established in 2012, is the leading feedback platform that predicts customer and employee behavior. Osurv’s mobile surveys empower well-known brands to collect data, analyze the results, and respond to customers in real-time.
buyer: Tan Capital Partners
Tan Capital Partners, established in 1972, is a private equity firm based in Singapore. The company has over US$2 billion under management. Its core strategy is to invest in large hospitality brands and restructure them to increase profits. "
target: Osurv
Osurv is a mobile survey platform distinguished by its cutting-edge user interface and real-time predictive analytics. Its "dramatically different" approach to survey design ultimately delivers industry-leading engagement rates, nearly triple the nearest competitor.
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closed 11/12/2014 via New York Times

HGGC, LLC, acquired Survey Sampling, Inc.

synopsis: HGGC, a middle-market private equity firm, announced that it has bought a majority stake in Survey Sampling International, jumping into the business of providing corporate surveys. Survey Sampling, Inc. ("SSI") is the premier global provider of sampling, data collection and data analytic solutions for survey research.
buyer: HGGC, LLC
Based in Palo Alto, California, HGGC is a leading private equity firm focusing on leveraged buyout, recapitalizations and growth equity transactions in the middle market. The firm seeks to partner with strong management teams and founders to build companies capable of generating sustainable growth. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Survey Sampling, Inc.
Survey Sampling, Inc. ("SSI") is the premier global provider of sampling, data collection and data analytic solutions for survey research. SSI reaches respondents in 72 countries via Internet, telephone, mobile/wireless and mixed access offerings.
price ($mm)
$500
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/27/2016 via PR Newswire

Survey Sampling International, acquired Instantly, Inc.

synopsis: Survey Sampling International (SSI), the premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and business-to-business survey research, announced its acquisition of Instantly, Inc., a leading online and mobile sample audience and insights solutions provider based in Los Angeles with over 200 employees in the US, Europe and Asia.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: Survey Sampling International
Survey Sampling International (SSI) is the premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and business-to-business survey research. They offer sample, data collection, questionnaire design consultation, programming and hosting, online custom reporting and data processing. "
target: Instantly, Inc.
Instantly is a leading online and mobile sample audience and insights solutions provider. Over the past few years, Instantly has expanded its portfolio to include innovative capabilities in product concept testing and mobile-based solutions, among others.
price ($mm)
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announced 6/2/2021 via BNC Analysis

Cint AB, will acquire GapFish GmbH

synopsis: Cint Group AB, the global software leader in digital insights gathering, entered into a definitive agreement and completed the acquisition of 91 per cent of the shares in GapFish GmbH. GapFish is a Berlin-based market research company that operates the world’s largest ISO-certified online panel community for the DACH region.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: Cint AB
Headquartered in Sweden, Cint is a global software leader in digital insights gathering. The Cint platform automates the insights gathering process so that companies can gain access to insights faster with unparalleled scale. "
target parent: Innofact AG
target: GapFish GmbH
GapFish is a Berlin-based market research company that operates the world’s largest ISO-certified online panel community for the DACH region. GapFish is the market-leader with over 500,000 highly profiled, double-opt in, premium quality research respondents across Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
price ($mm)
$31*
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
3.5x
EV / EBITDA
21.8x
closed 6/2/2021 via BNC Analysis

The Kantar Group, acquired MeMo2

synopsis: UK-based insights and consulting firm Kantar has acquired cross-media effectiveness tracking company MeMo2. Headquartered in Amsterdam, MeMo2 creates automated cross-media effectiveness measurement tools that can monitor real-time consumer behaviour, including retail traffic, out-of-home exposures, and large sports events.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: The Kantar Group
UK-based Kantar is the world’s leading data-driven analytics and brand consulting group. Kantar works alongside clients to create strategies that improve brand awareness, attract more consumers, increase brand penetration, create financial success, and grow peoples’ confidence in public services. "
target: MeMo2
Based in the Netherlands, MeMo2 is a leader in advanced cross media research and analytics. The company's analytics, communication research, and innovative data science capabilities are designed to bring immediate transparency and control to improve ROI and Return On Advertising Spend levels.
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closed 4/14/2021 via PR Newswire

Material+, acquired Aruliden LLC

synopsis: Material, an integrated marketing services company, has acquired Aruliden, an award-winning global design agency that specializes in building purposeful brands from product to launch. Material's unique combination of insights-led consulting and technology-driven marketing services will expand Aruliden's front-end and back-end offerings.
buyer parent: Tailwind Capital Partners
buyer: Material+
Material is a leading integrated marketing services company that leverages deep human understanding to help brands deliver material outcomes and experiences for their customers and the communities they serve. The company helps B2B and B2C brands put insights into action and create work with impact. "
target: Aruliden LLC
Aruliden is an award-winning global design agency that specializes in building purposeful brands from product to launch. Aruliden services include design research, market & consumer insights, brand strategy, brand identity, art direction, communications, product design & development, and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

The IQ Business Group (Pty) Ltd, acquired Nudge.co.za

synopsis: South African independent management and technology consulting firm, IQbusiness, announced that it has acquired innovative insights agency, nudge, as part of a targeted merger and acquisition (M&A) strategy to ramp up organic growth and diversify its offering.
buyer: The IQ Business Group (Pty) Ltd
IQbusiness is the leading independent management consulting firm in South Africa, helping clients overcome their business challenges and achieve sustainable growth. Since 1998, they have been enabling cleints to take their products to market faster, improve customer satisfaction, and more. "
target: Nudge.co.za
Nudge is South Africa's fastest growing online market research company. They are experts at digital market research and specifically Branded Insight Communities and Branded Short-term Panels.
price ($mm)
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announced 11/16/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Genius Brands International, Inc, will acquire ChizComm Ltd

synopsis: Genius Brands International, Inc., a global brand management company that creates and licenses multimedia entertainment content for children, is to acquire ChizComm Ltd., a leading North American marketing and media agency, as well as ChizComm Beacon Media, its best-in-class media research, planning and buying division.
buyer: Genius Brands International, Inc (GNUS:$1.92)
Genius Brands International, Inc. is a leading global kids media company developing, producing, marketing and licensing branded children’s entertainment properties and consumer products for media and retail distribution. "
target: ChizComm Ltd
ChizComm is Canada's full-service marketing and communications agency, specializing in the strategy and execution of public relations, digital marketing, social media, and creative services. They cultivate long-lasting, impactful connections between consumers and brands across a range of industries.
price ($mm)
$13
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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Fastbase Inc.
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Appen
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Appen is a global leader in the development of high-quality, human-annotated datasets for machine learning and artificial intelligence. Appen partners with technology, automotive and eCommerce companies to help them develop and use products that rely on natural languages and machine learning.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Freelancer Ltd
Freelancer Ltd
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Datasection Inc.
Datasection Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Majestic MRSS
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Ipsos S.A
Ipsos S.A
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$2,188.97
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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GfK Group
GfK Group
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$1,759.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$164.56
EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Next 15
Next 15
Next 15 is a communications business which employs over 1,250 people across 36 offices in 15 countries, incorporating 17 subsidiary agencies, spanning digital content, marketing, PR, consumer, technology, marketing software, market research, public affairs and policy communications.
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$444.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$46.65
EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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2183
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Cross Marketing Inc.
Cross Marketing Inc.
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$80.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.30
EBIT ($mm)
$5.14
Net Income ($mm)
$3.79
Employees
949
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Mediacap SA
Mediacap SA
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$34.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.98
EBIT ($mm)
$1.64
Net Income ($mm)
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0
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Community Entertainment Svenska AB
Community Entertainment Svenska AB
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rev ($mm)
$0.23
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.31)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.45)
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The Nielsen Company, Inc.
The Nielsen Company, Inc.
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$6,311.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,210.00
EBIT ($mm)
$863.00
Net Income ($mm)
$585.00
Employees
43000
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comScore, Inc.
comScore, Inc.
comScore, Inc. is a global leader in digital measurement and analytics, delivering insights on web, mobile and TV consumer behavior that enable clients to maximize the value of their digital investments.
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$368.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$37.14
EBIT ($mm)
$1.66
Net Income ($mm)
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1292
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Bilendi
Bilendi
At a time when the volumes, variety and speed of data broadcast and exchange are expanding rapidly, Bilendi brings an innovative, technology-led approach to data collection, management and analysis. Its core activities are Services for Market Research and Customer Engagement and Loyalty.
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2020
rev ($mm)
$38.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.24
EBIT ($mm)
$3.24
Net Income ($mm)
$1.47
Employees
244
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Ticker: ASX:PPL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pureprofile Pty Ltd.
Pureprofile is a technology and insights company that helps brands, businesses and consumers make better decisions. Consumers answer short surveys to build their own unique profiles and Pureprofile uses this information to connect them to surveys, insights, and offers tailored to their preferences.
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2018
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$36.88
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.94)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.81)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
210
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Ticker: TSXV:INX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Intouch Insight Inc.
Intouch Insight Inc.
Intouch Insight offers a complete portfolio of customer experience management (CEM) products and services that help global brands delight their customers, strengthen brand reputation and improve financial performance.
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2019
rev ($mm)
$13.75
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.05)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.52)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Press Ganey Associates, Inc.
Press Ganey Associates, Inc.
Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey. Delivered through a cutting-edge digital platform, Press Ganey solutions address safety, clinical excellence, patient experience, and workforce engagement.
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$344.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$104.94
EBIT ($mm)
$60.70
Net Income ($mm)
$27.26
Employees
1058
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WPP Group, plc
WPP Group, plc
WPP is the world leader in marketing communications services. They are made up of leading companies in: Advertising; Media Investment Management; Data Investment Management; Public Relations & Public Affairs; Branding & Identity; Healthcare Communications; and more.
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2020
rev ($mm)
$17,321.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($2,085.99)
EBIT ($mm)
($2,449.42)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
101000
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SG Company S.p.A.
SG Company S.p.A.
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year
2019
rev ($mm)
$39.89
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.23)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.33)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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