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closed 11/24/2008 via BusinessWire

Theorem, Inc., acquired Webpencil

synopsis: Theorem, Inc., an online media operations and data services company, has acquired Webpencil, an online creative ad design company. The deal augments Theorem’s capabilities by enabling it to offer creative and rich media expertise to its clients. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: Theorem, Inc.
Founded in 2002, Theorem is a pioneer and leader in offering online media operations and reporting services to the digital marketer. Theorem’s expertise in the online marketing space allows it to deliver world-class service to some of the most reputable brands in the online marketing community. "
target: Webpencil
WebPencil.com is a leading banner ad design firm. We specialize in rich media online advertising across all media platforms including Flash, Animated GIF, DART Motif, PointRoll, Eyeblaster, Yahoo Rich Media, Atlas, and our own proprietary banner ad technologies.
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DG FastChannel, Inc., will acquire EyeWonder, LLC

synopsis: DG, a leading provider of digital media solutions and technology, announced a definitive agreement to acquire Limelight Networks, Inc.'s EyeWonder video and rich media advertising unit. EyeWonder is a leading provider of interactive digital advertising products and services, including online video and rich media solutions.
buyer: DG FastChannel, Inc. (DGIT:$385.72)
DG FastChannel (now known as DG) provides innovative, technology-based solutions to help advertisers and agencies work faster, smarter and more competitively. DG delivers the standard in digital media services to the advertising, broadcast and publishing industries. "
target parent: Limelight Networks
target: EyeWonder, LLC
EyeWonder is a leading provider of interactive digital advertising products and services, including online video and rich media solutions, serving Fortune 1000 companies and premium marketers around the globe.
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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.
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$6.08
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closed 5/3/2010 via Market Wire

Limelight Networks, acquired EyeWonder, Inc.

synopsis: Limelight Networks, Inc. announced the completion of the acquisition of EyeWonder, Inc. Since 1999, EyeWonder has been an innovator in developing monetization solutions that helps Forbes 2000 advertisers, interactive agencies and content publishers create, build, track and optimize rich media and interactive video advertising campaigns.
buyer: Limelight Networks (LLNW:$177.70)
Limelight Networks is a leading provider of solutions for the delivery of rich media content via the Internet. The Limelight Content Delivery Network (CDN) is the optimal platform for the distribution of video, music, games, downloads, and social media content to massive audiences worldwide. "
target parent: BIA Financial Network Inc.
target: EyeWonder, Inc.
EyeWonder is a leading provider of rich media and online video advertising products and services. Since 1999, the company has been enabling advertisers and agencies to easily connect the most compelling and effective campaigns to their most desirable audiences.
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$86
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closed 7/1/2009 via BusinessWire

StrongMail Systems, Inc., acquired PopularMedia, Inc.

synopsis: StrongMail Systems, Inc., the leading provider of commercial-grade solutions for marketing and transactional email, announced that is has acquired PopularMedia, a leading provider of social media marketing solutions.
buyer: StrongMail Systems, Inc.
StrongMail's online marketing solutions for email and social media enable businesses to reach, engage and influence their target audience using the most powerful channels available to marketers today. "
target: PopularMedia, Inc.
PopularMedia, Inc., helps advertisers and publishers multiply the impact of their online ad campaigns and significantly increase user engagement by wrapping standard online display advertising units with an interactive social media layer.
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closed 10/24/2007 via Company Press Release

Wunderman, acquired Blast Radius

synopsis: WPP has acquired Vancouver-based Blast Radius, a strategic interactive agency with offices in Amsterdam, New York, London, Toronto and San Francisco. Following Closing, Blast Radius will be aligned with WPP's Wunderman network, the second largest marketing services and relationship marketing network.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Wunderman
Wunderman is one of the largest, most experienced customer-focused marketing communications companies in the world, with 76 offices in 36 countries. Our focus is simple: acquire, keep and offer value to consumers in the most creative ways possible. "
target: Blast Radius
Founded in 1997, Blast Radius is a proudly independent strategic interactive agency that builds long term relationships with major consumer-facing brands to deliver innovative and profitable customer experiences that realize the promise of the connected world.
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$43
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closed 9/25/2007 via PR Newswire

EyeWonder, acquired vendi interactive

synopsis: EyeWonder, Inc., interactive digital advertising's fastest growing innovator, has acquired Cologne, Germany-based vendi interactive, one of the country's leading digital interactive advertising firms and vendor of online-streaming-spots.
buyer parent: BIA Digital Partners LP
buyer: EyeWonder
EyeWonder is a leading provider of rich media and online video advertising products and services. Since 1999, the company has been enabling advertisers and agencies to easily connect the most compelling and effective campaigns to their most desirable audiences. "
target: vendi interactive
The transfer of TV-commercials to the internet is vendi interactive’s core business. In close cooperation with our clients we develop promotional concepts for a brand-oriented conversion of their TV-campaigns to the internet.
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closed 7/20/2007 via BusinessWire

Mace Security International, Inc., acquired Linkstar Interactive

synopsis: Mace Security International, Inc. has completed the previously announced acquisition of Linkstar Interactive on July 20, 2007. Linkstar is a growing and profitable online and digital marketing company, devoted to bringing proprietary unique consumer goods and services to a wide audience in an e-commerce environment.
buyer: Mace Security International, Inc. (MACE:$0.00)
Mace Security International, Inc. owns the highly recognized name Mace, which is known for manufacturing and marketing high quality security products including personal defense sprays, home and business surveillance and security, automotive security and child safety and security. "
target: Linkstar Interactive
Linkstar is a rapidly growing and profitable private online and digital marketing company. Linkstar has two main business units, Promopath and Synergy Life Sciences. Promopath represents approximately 71% of Linkstar’s total revenue in 2007, and Synergy Life Sciences represents approximately 29%.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
$12
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0.9x
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closed 8/5/2010 via Company Press Release

BD Network, Ltd., acquired We Love Mobile

synopsis: As part of its ongoing growth and investment programme, independent integrated agency BD Network announced the acquisition of the UK’s leading creative mobile agency, We Love Mobile.
buyer: BD Network, Ltd.
BD Network is an independent, integrated, multi-disciplined communications agency with over 20 years' experience delivering market-leading campaigns in the UK and across the world. "
target: We Love Mobile
We Love Mobile is a leading UK-based creative mobile agency.
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closed 7/13/2010 via PR Newswire

Meredith Corporation, acquired The Hyperfactory

synopsis: Meredith Corporation announced that it has completed its acquisition of mobile marketing specialist The Hyperfactory. The acquisition further enhances the capabilities of Meredith Integrated Marketing, the company's business-to-business unit that provides leading corporations and brands with custom marketing solutions.
buyer: Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP:$3,139.30)
Meredith Corporation is the leading media and marketing company serving American women. Meredith combines well-known national brands - including Better Homes and Gardens, Parents, Ladies' Home Journal, Family Circle, Fitness and More - with local television brands in fast growing markets. "
target: The Hyperfactory
The Hyperfactory powers businesses and brands through the mobile medium. The Hyperfactory powers brands through integrated mobile strategy, creative, media and innovation, as well as powers businesses through planning, integration and deployment of mobile technology.
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announced 1/13/2010 via BusinessWire

Amobee, Inc., will acquire RingRing Media

synopsis: Amobee Media Systems, the world leader in advertising solutions for mobile operators, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the world's largest mobile advertising agency, RingRing Media.
buyer: Amobee, Inc.
Amobee Media Systems is the most deployed telco-grade ad-serving solution. Amobee is dedicated to mobile operators, allowing them to dynamically insert advertising impressions in all forms of mobile communication and content: WAP Browsing, Video & Music, SMS, MMS, applications and Games. "
target: RingRing Media
RingRing Media is the world’s largest mobile advertising agency managing campaigns for clients on every continent.
price ($mm)
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$20
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announced 7/22/2014 via Company Press Release

LinkedIn Corporation, will acquire Bizo, Inc.

synopsis: LinkedIn has agreed to acquire Bizo, the world's first targeted B2B audience targeting platform and advertising network, and currently reaches more than 45 million targeted business people across thousands of sites on the web. Bizo has created a new approach to online B2B marketing with precise ad targeting that's based on a prospect's bizographic.
buyer: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn connects the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful. With approximately 277 million members worldwide, including executives from every Fortune 500 company, LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network on the Internet. "
target: Bizo, Inc.
Bizo, Inc. is the world's first targeted B2B audience targeting platform and advertising network, and currently reaches more than 45 million targeted business people across thousands of sites on the web.
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$175
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closed 2/29/2012 via BNC Analysis

Aktiv Digital, acquired Admax Network Pte Ltd.

synopsis: Mumbai-based online ad network and audience measurement provider Komli Media India Pvt Ltd has acquired Admax Network, a South-east Asian digital media network, for an undisclosed amount. Admax has presence in markets like Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
buyer parent: Komli Media India Pvt. Ltd.
buyer: Aktiv Digital
Aktiv Digital provides digital media solutions for publishers, advertising agencies, and advertisers in the Asia-Pacific market. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Singapore with additional offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Malaysia, and China. "
target parent: Softbank Corporation
target: Admax Network Pte Ltd.
Established in 2006, Admax Network is the largest online advertising network in Southeast Asia with offices in Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam. Its network combines over 4,600 of the top local and international websites.
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closed 12/14/2011 via BusinessWire

Yahoo! Inc., acquired interclick, inc.

synopsis: Yahoo! Inc. has completed its tender offer for the outstanding shares of interclick, inc. interclick’s proprietary advertising and technology solutions enable it to dramatically improve data targeted solutions and optimized returns for advertisers.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (AABA:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is the premier digital media company, creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. "
target: interclick, inc.
interCLICK.com operates the interCLICK Network, a highly targeted contextual marketing network designed to balance the interests of publishers, advertisers and users. The interCLICK Network combines advanced contextual awareness technology with a large base of top tier publisher sites.
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$227 [$220]
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$128
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$11
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2.0x
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23.6x
closed 9/14/2011 via Market Wire

Exponential Interactive Inc., acquired Adotube, Inc.

synopsis: Exponential Interactive Inc., the owner of global online advertising provider Tribal Fusion and engagement video solution Firefly Video, has completed the acquisition of AdoTube, a centralized end-to-end digital video solution offering publishers and advertisers easy and efficient access to proprietary in-stream video advertising.
buyer: Exponential Interactive Inc.
Exponential Interactive Inc. is a technology-enabled media company that delivers innovative products and services. From premium publishers and CPM advertisers to performance marketing and highly engaging video solutions, Exponential delivers results for online advertisers. "
target: Adotube, Inc.
AdoTube™ is the leading global in-stream advertising technology company. AdoTube's powerful and flexible technology provides a centralized end-to-end digital video solution offering publishers and advertisers easy and efficient access to in-stream video advertising across all media platforms.
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closed 8/16/2011 via BusinessWire

IgnitionOne, Inc., acquired AdJug Ltd

synopsis: IgnitionOne, an international digital marketing technology and solutions company, has acquired AdJug, a leading display advertising exchange for unsold premium inventory. The two companies will integrate their technologies to provide marketers with a solution that simplifies the buying, targeting and measurement of online advertising.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: IgnitionOne, Inc.
IgnitionOne is the world’s first closed loop Digital Marketing Suite, offering multiple solutions to improve online performance within a single interface. Solutions include ad management, cross-channel attribution and on-site optimization all through a single, simple-to-implement website tag. "
target parent: Hubert Burda Media
target: AdJug Ltd
AdJug Ltd., based in London, Munich and Bangalore, is the largest and longest-running transparent display ad Exchange for premium unsold inventory in Europe. The AdJug Exchange serves three billion+ ad impressions per month to more than 67 million unique users per month.
price ($mm)
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$15
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closed 6/8/2011 via GlobeNewswire

SoundBite Communications, Inc., acquired SmartReply, Inc.

synopsis: SoundBite Communications, Inc., a leading global provider of cloud-based proactive customer communications solutions, announced the acquisition of key assets of SmartReply, a mobile marketing pioneer. The acquisition advances SoundBite's position in mobile marketing and significantly expands its penetration in the retail vertical.
buyer: SoundBite Communications, Inc. (SDBT:$48.07)
SoundBite Communications is a leading global provider of cloud-based, multi-channel proactive customer communications solutions designed to transform the way organizations communicate throughout the customer lifecycle to build trusted, lifelong and profitable relationships. "
target: SmartReply, Inc.
SmartReply is North America’s largest mobile marketing and mobile advertising provider, with the most comprehensive multi-channel solutions in the industry. SmartReply delivers mobile marketing solutions for approximately 40 companies, including many of the top retail brands in North America.
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$2.56
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closed 6/7/2011 via PR Newswire

Batanga, Inc., acquired Adfunky

synopsis: Batanga, Inc., the largest independent digital media company serving the U.S. Hispanic and Latin American markets, announced the acquisition of Adfunky, a fast growing ad network and digital media company founded by Internet veterans to boost the results of advertisers, agencies and publishers.
buyer: Batanga, Inc.
Batanga, Inc. is the largest independent digital media company serving the U.S. Hispanic and Latin American markets. Its holdings include Batanga Network and Batanga.com. Batanga Network reaches the most U.S. Hispanics online, across all categories and demographics. "
target: Adfunky
Based in Argentina, Adfunky is a fast growing ad network and digital media company founded by Internet veterans to boost the results of advertisers, agencies and publishers. The company does business globally with a special focus in Latin America.
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closed 2/4/2011 via PR Newswire

Reply! Inc., acquired adHUBS Inc.

synopsis: Reply.com, the leading auction marketplace for the acquisition of locally-targeted and category specific customer prospects, has announced the acquisition of adHUBs Inc., a leading publisher of mobile applications.
buyer: Reply! Inc.
Reply.com operates a proprietary auction marketplace that enables advertisers to acquire locally-targeted and category-specific customer prospects on a cost-per-Enhanced Click™ or cost-per-lead basis. "
target: adHUBS Inc.
adHUBS Inc. is a leading publisher of mobile applications. adHUBs has grown rapidly and currently offers over 1000 apps for iPhone and Android devices. Over 3.5 million adHUBs apps have been downloaded.
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closed 11/2/2010 via PR Newswire

Adsmarket, Ltd., acquired Ergos Media

synopsis: Adsmarket LATAM, a fast-growing performance company in Spain, Portugal and Latin America, recently acquired Ergos Media, the online media network leader in Mexico with strong presence in the whole Latin America.
buyer: Adsmarket, Ltd.
Adsmarket Group provides a comprehensive online marketing solution, including display advertising, a performance-based affiliate management platform and network, search marketing, and alternative payment solutions. "
target: Ergos Media
Ergos is a media technology company that provides online advertising services to online advertisers seeking a mass medium to position its brand and also for those seeking direct response initiatives.
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closed 11/24/2008 via BusinessWire

Theorem, Inc., acquired Webpencil

synopsis: Theorem, Inc., an online media operations and data services company, has acquired Webpencil, an online creative ad design company. The deal augments Theorem’s capabilities by enabling it to offer creative and rich media expertise to its clients. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: Theorem, Inc.
Founded in 2002, Theorem is a pioneer and leader in offering online media operations and reporting services to the digital marketer. Theorem’s expertise in the online marketing space allows it to deliver world-class service to some of the most reputable brands in the online marketing community. "
target: Webpencil
WebPencil.com is a leading banner ad design firm. We specialize in rich media online advertising across all media platforms including Flash, Animated GIF, DART Motif, PointRoll, Eyeblaster, Yahoo Rich Media, Atlas, and our own proprietary banner ad technologies.
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closed 11/24/2008 via BusinessWire

Theorem, Inc., acquired Webpencil

synopsis: Theorem, Inc., an online media operations and data services company, has acquired Webpencil, an online creative ad design company. The deal augments Theorem’s capabilities by enabling it to offer creative and rich media expertise to its clients. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: Theorem, Inc.
Founded in 2002, Theorem is a pioneer and leader in offering online media operations and reporting services to the digital marketer. Theorem’s expertise in the online marketing space allows it to deliver world-class service to some of the most reputable brands in the online marketing community. "
target: Webpencil
WebPencil.com is a leading banner ad design firm. We specialize in rich media online advertising across all media platforms including Flash, Animated GIF, DART Motif, PointRoll, Eyeblaster, Yahoo Rich Media, Atlas, and our own proprietary banner ad technologies.
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announced 9/22/2011 via Yahoo, Inc.

Bizzingo, Inc., will acquire Future Now

synopsis: Bizzingo, Inc. has executed a letter of intent to acquire select assets of FutureNow Inc. to complement its business-to-business social network, as well as drive additional revenue for the Company.
buyer: Bizzingo, Inc. (BIZZ:$0.00)
Bizzingo is a social media company that will provide businesses a means of introducing their product and/or service to a global network of business users by leveraging and expanding their brand and image. "
target: Future Now
Future Now, formed in 1997, is widely recognized as a leading voice for increasing online conversion rates, accountable multi-channel marketing and optimizing websites based on analytics.
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closed 3/10/2008 via BusinessWire

Ascentium Corporation, acquired ZeroDash1

synopsis: Ascentium Corporation, a leading interactive marketing and technology consultancy, today announced the acquisition of Seattle-based Web analytics and search engine marketing consulting firm ZeroDash1.
buyer: Ascentium Corporation
Ascentium Corporation is an award-winning, integrated marketing and technology consultancy that consistently delivers information-driven business solutions to achieve its clients’ strategic objectives. "
target: ZeroDash1
ZeroDash1 was founded in response to the industry void that has evolved between reporting and analytics. Historically, Marketers looking for analytics have instead been given reporting. At Zerodash1 we distinguish ourselves by bridging the gap between reporting and analytics.
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announced 5/11/2007 via BusinessWire

Reperio Explorations Inc, will be merged with Future Now

synopsis: Reperio Explorations Inc., is pleased to announce the execution of a letter of intent on May 11, 2007, to effect a reverse merger with Future Now, Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiary Persuasion Architecture, Inc.
buyer: Reperio Explorations Inc
Reperio is a junior exploration company that has previously concentrated its efforts on the Fir Property that is located in the Kamloops Mining Division in south central British Columbia, approximately 35 kilometres south of Kamloops. "
target: Future Now
Future Now, formed in 1997, is widely recognized as a leading voice for increasing online conversion rates, accountable multi-channel marketing and optimizing websites based on analytics.
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closed 7/9/2007 via BusinessWire

Digitas Inc., acquired Business Interactif

synopsis: Publicis Groupe announced that it had acquired a 49.32% block of the share capital of Business Interactif following the agreement reached June 14th between Publicis Groupe and the senior managers and founders of Business Interactif, Emmanuel Henrion and François de la Villardière.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Digitas Inc.
Digitas is a leading digital marketing agency, helping the world's biggest brands develop, engage and profit from building profitable relationships with their customers. The Agency pairs media, marketing, technology, creativity and analytics to ignite emotional bonds between people and brands. "
target: Business Interactif
Business Interactif is France’s leading and most integrated pure-play interactive marketing agency. The company offers a complete range of services and products designed to optimize multi-channel relationships and interactive marketing strategies.
price ($mm)
$91*
rev ($mm)
$42
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
4.2x
EV / EBITDA
352.8x
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 6/4/2007 via PR Newswire

OnIt Digital, LLC, acquired Whet Design

synopsis: OnIt Digital, LLC announced that the full-service interactive marketing firm has added Cheryl Oppenheim to their team of talent. As a result of a recent agreement and merger, Ms. Oppenheim, her boutique branding firm and its creative team and clients, will all now be under the OnIt Digital name.
buyer: OnIt Digital, LLC
OnIt Digital is a full service interactive marketing firm offering personalized service, unmatched talent, deep creative and technology skills and a get-it-done approach. The result - clients profit from the firm's strategic approach to developing high-impact campaigns. "
target: Whet Design
Whet provides brand consulting, marketing strategy and design services to help cultural and business organizations succeed. Our services include brand strategy, integrated marketing programs, Web design and development, graphic design, special publications, interactive presentations and advertising.
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closed 4/24/2007 via BusinessWire

Online Sales Strategies, Inc., acquired GIGcom

synopsis: Online Sales Strategies, Inc. an international total technology and intelligent software solutions provider for small business, has acquired GIGcom, a full service web design and application development firm based in Tampa with hosting facilities in Dallas.
buyer: Online Sales Strategies, Inc.
Online Sales Strategies, Inc. is a leading developer of web-based technologies for businesses of all sizes. OSSG has achieved its own success through the execution of a strategy that emphasizes diversity and interrelated revenue streams. "
target: GIGcom
GIGcom is a full service web design and application development firm that has been at the forefront of design and technology since 1997. GIGcom’s in-house development team has a combined experience of over 80 years working with web site design and development technologies.
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closed 3/6/2007 via BusinessWire

Avenue A/Razorfish, acquired Duke SA

synopsis: Avenue A | Razorfish, one of the largest interactive services firms in the world and an operating unit of aQuantive, Inc. announced the acquisition of Duke, an independent interactive agency based in Paris. Duke will retain its brand identity and existing leadership team and will operate as a subsidiary of Avenue A | Razorfish.
buyer parent: aQuantive, Inc.
buyer: Avenue A/Razorfish
Razorfish is one of the largest interactive marketing and technology companies in the world. With a demonstrated commitment to innovation, Razorfish counsels its clients on how to leverage digital channels such as the Web, mobile devices, in-store technologies and other emerging media. "
target: Duke SA
Duke is an independent interactive agency based in France and the United Kingdom. Their online marketing strategy is to enhance and position brands online, helping clients such as McDonald’s, Nike, PlayStation, Procter and Gamble and Nissan define and implement digital strategies.
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$8.62
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closed 3/2/2007 via PR Newswire

Neo@Ogilvy, acquired Global Strategies International

synopsis: Neo@Ogilvy, The Ogilvy Group's global digital and direct media company, is pleased to announce that it has acquired Global Strategies International, a leading Search Marketing Consultancy.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Neo@Ogilvy
Neo@Ogilvy is a full-service digital and direct media company that manages digital media investment for top global clients covering digital advertising and direct marketing, digital and direct TV, direct response print and email, email marketing, search marketing, and new forms of digital media. "
target: Global Strategies International
Global Strategies is a search engine marketing consultancy specializing in search engine optimization, brand preservation and training for global enterprise companies.
price ($mm)
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$2
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closed 2/12/2007 via PR Newswire

iCrossing, acquired Spannerworks

synopsis: iCrossing a digital marketing agency committed to people's desire to find, announced today that it has acquired the U.K.-based search marketing agency, Spannerworks. The acquisition leverages iCrossing's and Spannerworks's respective leadership in North America and Europe to establish a new international footprint for both companies.
buyer: iCrossing
iCrossing is a global digital marketing agency driven by the consumer's perspective. The company combines search, social media, market research, analytics and mobile services to create digital marketing programs designed to help global brands find and connect with their customers. "
target: Spannerworks
Spannerworks is a search-based digital marketing agency, specializing in natural search optimization, paid search and social media. Spannerworks has proven expertise in the retail, automotive, financial and travel sectors. Its current clients include Best Western Hotels, HBOS and BT.
price ($mm)
$18
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closed 1/10/2007 via PR Newswire

Meredith Corporation, acquired Genex

synopsis: Meredith Corporation, one of America's leading media and marketing companies, has acquired Genex, an interactive marketing services firm that specializes in online customer relationship marketing.
buyer: Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP:$3,139.30)
Meredith is one of the nation's leading media and marketing companies with businesses centering on magazine and book publishing, television broadcasting, integrated marketing and interactive media. "
target: Genex
Genex is an interactive marketing services firm that specializes in online customer relationship marketing.
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announced 7/30/2008 via BusinessWire

Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc., will acquire HUGE

synopsis: The Interpublic Group announced that it has reached agreement to acquire a strategic interest in HUGE, a leading independent interactive agency that takes clients beyond online marketing campaigns to the creation of sustainable online businesses. Terms of the transaction are not being released.
buyer: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE: IPG:$8,605.80)
Interpublic is one of the world's leading organizations of advertising agencies and marketing services companies. Major global brands include Draftfcb, FutureBrand, GolinHarris International, Initiative, Jack Morton Worldwide, Lowe Worldwide, Magna and McCann Erickson. "
target: HUGE
HUGE is responsible for core digital strategy and implementation for some of the largest companies and brands in the world. The online businesses designed and developed by HUGE generate over $12.3 billion in annual revenue and are visited by more than 150 million visitors each month.
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closed 2/3/2004 via PR Newswire

Aerwav Integration Services Inc., acquired Mobius Technology Solutions Inc.

synopsis: Aerwav Integration Services Inc. (AIS), a provider of integrated security and critical communications solutions, announced today that it has acquired Mobius Technology Solutions Inc., a developer of custom Content Management Systems, E-commerce applications and secure data-management solutions.
buyer: Aerwav Integration Services Inc.
Aerwav Integration Services, Inc. ("AIS") is a communications services provider currently specializing in integrated security solutions. We combine the latest in cost-efficient technology, an expert staff and seamless system integration to protect and enhance the assets of our customers. Our value "
target: Mobius Technology Solutions Inc.
Mobius Technology Solutions is a leading Web-development, business consulting, technology and marketing services firm that builds digital solutions that work for its customers. Mobius Technology Solutions focuses on Strategic Internet Consulting, Online Branding and Site Development, Custom E- comm
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closed 3/22/2011 via BNC Analysis

Le Public Systeme, acquired Hopscotch

synopsis: Publicly-listed French comms agency Le Public Systeme is merging with the country's biggest independent firm, Hopscotch for €5.3 million in cash and stock.
buyer: Le Public Systeme
Hopscotch is one of the leading French public relations specialist of the social web and digital information strategies. "
target: Hopscotch
Le Public Système SA operates as an event marketing and public relations agency in France. It offers strategic and sales marketing, consultancy, and advertising media services.
price ($mm)
$7.63
rev ($mm)
$22
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/23/2011 via PR Newswire

MSLGroup, will acquire Interactive Communications Ltd

synopsis: Publicis Groupe has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Interactive Communications Ltd, a top Taiwan public relations and social media consultancy. The agency will be aligned under MSLGROUP and will be renamed ICL MSL.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: MSLGroup
MSLGROUP is one of the world's top 5 PR and events networks and provides clients with speciality communications, PR and events advice and execution. The group offers clients strategic advice, insight-guided thinking and big, compelling ideas - followed by thorough execution. "
target: Interactive Communications Ltd
Founded in 1998, Interactive Communications Ltd specializes in innovative communications campaigns combining public relations, social media and event experiences.
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closed 1/24/2011 via PR Newswire

Havas Worldwide, acquired Socialistic

synopsis: Havas Worldwide has announced that it has taken a majority equity stake in Socialistic, a new social media driven agency. Socialistic incorporates an industry leading team of technologists and a network of content creators to deliver a first-ever social agency model to clients.
buyer: Havas Worldwide (ENXTPA:HAV:$2,703.63)
Havas Worldwide is the main business unit of Havas and is one of the world's largest global advertising and communications services groups. Havas offers a broad range of communications services, including advertising, interactive marketing, direct marketing, corporate communications and more. "
target: Socialistic
Socialistic is a social software and high value content studio for branded media with expertise in building social value for brands through the design of shared experience.
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closed 1/19/2011 via BusinessWire

Emailvision, acquired ObjectiveMarketer

synopsis: Emailvision, the global leader in software as a service (SaaS) for email marketing, has announced it has acquired ObjectiveMarketer, a pioneer in social media marketing. This acquisition will enable online marketers to efficiently plan, automate, execute, and measure social marketing campaigns.
buyer: Emailvision
Founded in 1999, Emailvision has grown to become the global leader in software as a service for email and social marketing. With offices in over 17 locations, Emailvision delivers over 4 billion messages per month on behalf of 3,000 clients located around the world. "
target: ObjectiveMarketer
ObjectiveMarketer is a fast growing start-up based in Redwood City, California with Social Media Marketing solutions that enable organizations to actively manage and measure their social engagement practices across all major social media channels.
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closed 12/21/2010 via Market Wire

Dachis Corporation, Inc., acquired Powered, Inc.

synopsis: Dachis Group, the world's largest Social Business consultancy, announced the acquisition of Powered Inc. and its operating subsidiaries StepChange Group, Drillteam, and crayon. Powered is a full-service social media agency that helps brands and their agencies establish a meaningful brand presence across the social media spectrum.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Dachis Corporation, Inc.
Dachis Group is a Social Business consultancy. Through its three main Social Business practice areas, Social Business Strategy, Social Business Engagement, and Social Business Intelligence, Dachis Group helps large organizations become more connected and engaged with their constituents. "
target: Powered, Inc.
Powered, Inc. builds and executes social media programs utilizing a full suite of services and technologies to address earned media, Facebook and mobile applications, content marketing, and branded communities.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/17/2010 via Market Wire

Dachis Corporation, Inc., acquired Archrival

synopsis: Dachis Group, the world's largest Social Business consultancy, announced the acquisition of Archrival, an award-winning social youth marketing consultancy and Facebook Preferred Developer. The acquisition provides crucial insight and expertise to an important demographic for Dachis Group clients.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Dachis Corporation, Inc.
Dachis Group is a Social Business consultancy. Through its three main Social Business practice areas, Social Business Strategy, Social Business Engagement, and Social Business Intelligence, Dachis Group helps large organizations become more connected and engaged with their constituents. "
target: Archrival
Archrival is a leading social youth marketing consultancy whose clients include foursquare, Red Bull, Pabst Brewing Company, State Farm, ESPN, and HP. The company's focus is on integrated experiences targeted at engaging today's youth market.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/1/2010 via Market Wire

Dachis Corporation, Inc., acquired Stuzo Inc

synopsis: Dachis Group, a Social Business services company, announced the acquisition of Stuzo, one of the largest Facebook Preferred Developers and provider of social marketing platforms, social marketing programs, and social marketing applications to help global marketers effectively develop, deploy and maintain their social marketing efforts on Facebook.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Dachis Corporation, Inc.
Dachis Group is a leading Social Business consultancy. Through its three main Social Business practice areas, Social Business Strategy, Social Business Engagement, and Social Business Intelligence, Dachis Group helps large organizations become more connected and engaged with their constituents. "
target: Stuzo Inc
Stuzo is a creative technology company specializing in the development of user-centric social media marketing platforms, programs and applications.
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