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cancelled 10/2/2009 via BNC Analysis

Global Gaming Factory X AB, cancelled an acquisition of The Pirate Bay

synopsis: Global Gaming AB Cancelled the Acquisition of The Pirate Bay.
buyer: Global Gaming Factory X AB
Global Gaming Factory X AB is a new media channel to reach visitors of Internet cafes and gaming venues. Global Gaming Factory X AB uses Smartlaunch and CyberCafePro's installed base of cafe management software at thousands of internet cafes and gaming centers around the world. "
target: The Pirate Bay
The Pirate Bay is one of the 100 most visited Internet sites in the world and one of the leading search engines for file sharing. The site has more than 20 million visitors and over one billion searches per month.
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closed 11/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

Qwant SAS, acquired Xilopix SAS

synopsis: Qwant, the first search engine that protects its users freedoms, has acquired Xilopix, developers of the first fully Multimedia Content Search and Navigation Engine designed for the touch screen revolution. Xilopix's Multimedia Search Engine technology enables users to find Images and any Multimedia objects quicker and with unrivaled precision.
buyer: Qwant SAS
Qwant is the first search engine which protects its users freedoms and ensures that the digital ecosystem remains healthy. Qwant delivers the best available results to user queries and never tries to guess who they are or what they are doing. "
target: Xilopix SAS
Xilopix has developed the first fully Multimedia Content Search and Navigation Engine designed for the touch screen revolution. Xilopix's Multimedia Search Engine technology enables users to find Images and any Multimedia objects quicker and with unrivaled precision, without the need of Text typing.
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announced 7/11/2012 via BNC Analysis

500px, will acquire Algo Anywhere

synopsis: 500px announced that it has agreed to acquire Algo Anywhere, a provider of algorithmic recommendation solutions. 500px will fully integrate Algo’s recommendation engine into the 500px platform to further streamline and enhance image discovery and rating algorithms so that users are receiving even more personalized content.
buyer: 500px
500px is a photo community powered by creative people worldwide that lets you discover, share, buy and sell inspiring photographs. "
target: Algo Anywhere
Algo Anywhere is a Canadian machine learning company dedicated to the development of easy-to-use, reliable and useful services developed with some of the latest results from the academic AI research community.
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closed 10/3/2014 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Baarzo, Inc.

synopsis: Google has closed its acquisition of Baarzo, a video search service. It lets users find specific moments inside a video with the help of an auto detect feature for people, objects and actions. Baarzo's acquisition by Google is said to help the company improve its YouTube search feature.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Baarzo, Inc.
Baarzo provides a platform that makes search within video possible. Their advanced algorithms automatically detect and recognize people, objects, scenes, and actions. Their indexes pin-point these occurrences to exact frames, making any video easily searchable via natural language queries.
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closed 7/30/2014 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired MadBits

synopsis: Twitter has acquired image search startup Madbits, a tech startup that focuses on building new user experiences in the media space (photos and videos). Image understanding is a task of primary importance for a wide range of practical applications.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$5,077.48)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations. "
target: MadBits
MADBITS is a tech startup that focuses on building new user experiences in the media space (photos and videos). Image understanding is a task of primary importance for a wide range of practical applications.
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announced 1/29/2014 via Market Wire

TiVo Inc., will acquire Digitalsmiths Corp.

synopsis: TiVo Inc., a leader in the advanced television market, announced that it will acquire Digitalsmiths, the Pay-TV industry's most broadly adopted cloud-based content discovery and recommendation service.
buyer: TiVo Inc. (TIVO:$661.39)
TiVo is a global leader in advanced television service offering products on multiple platforms and devices. TiVo offers its service directly to consumers, and also distributes its technology and services through solutions tailored for cable, satellite and broadcasting companies. "
target: Digitalsmiths Corp.
Built for service providers, content providers and consumer electronics manufacturers, Digitalsmiths Seamless Discovery® enables personalized discovery experiences that instantly connect consumers to the most relevant movies, TV shows and live events available, at any time, on any screen.
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closed 12/5/2011 via BNC Analysis

KT Corporation, acquired Enswers Inc.

synopsis: KT Corp., provider of integrated telecommunications services in Korea, has bought local video search technology company, Enswers. Enswers develops a suite of multimedia search, content monitoring, and contextual video advertising products that are based on VideoFuse audio/video signal processing and clustering technologies.
buyer: KT Corporation (KOSE:A030200:$20,857.79)
KT Corporation provides integrated telecommunications services in Korea. Its principal services include mobile telecommunications services, telephone services, including local, domestic/international long-distance fixed-line and voice over Internet protocol telephone services, and more. "
target: Enswers Inc.
Enswers Inc. operates as a video search technology company that develops a suite of multimedia search, content monitoring, and contextual video advertising products that are based on VideoFuse audio/video signal processing and clustering technologies.
price ($mm)
$41
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$3
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closed 12/16/2010 via PR Newswire

Tribune Media Services, acquired CastTV Inc.

synopsis: Tribune Media Services (TMS), a leading provider of entertainment information databases, announced that it has acquired CastTV, a leader in video search, indexing and data technologies for discovering TV shows, movies and other online video content.
buyer parent: Tribune Company
buyer: Tribune Media Services
Tribune Interactive, a subsidiary of Tribune Company, manages the interactive operations of major daily newspapers such as the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Newsday and their associated websites, plus all aspects of Tribune's print and online classified advertising operations. "
target: CastTV Inc.
CastTV is a leading video search platform that reaches over 4 million consumers monthly. CastTV's innovative technology enables the search and navigation of video content across the "three screens" of computer, television, and mobile.
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closed 3/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Google, acquired Tenor, Inc.

synopsis: Google, a provider of innovative search technologies that connect millions of people with information every day, has announced its acquisition of Tenor, a GIF search engine. Tenor was launched as a way to search for GIFs both on desktop and on mobile. On mobile, it allows users to quickly and easily search for GIFs straight from their keyboard.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google offers innovative search technologies that connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Tenor, Inc.
Tenor is a GIF search engine. Tenor was launched as a way to search for GIFs both on desktop and on mobile. On mobile, it allows users to quickly and easily search for GIFs straight from their keyboard. A massive 300 million Tenor users search for GIFs 12 billion times every month.
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closed 11/22/2011 via PR Newswire

Microsoft Corporation, acquired VideoSurf Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft has announced the acquisition of video discovery technology company VideoSurf Inc. Founded in 2006, VideoSurf offers a back-end computer vision technology that "sees" frames inside videos to make discovering content fast, easy and accurate.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$184,903.00)
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a range of software products and services for various computing devices worldwide. "
target parent: Pitango Venture Capital
target: VideoSurf Inc.
VideoSurf Inc. is a California-based video discovery technology company. Using a unique combination of new computer vision and fast computation methods, VideoSurf has taught computers to “see” inside videos to find content in a fast, efficient, and scalable way.
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closed 6/12/2014 via BNC Analysis

Crunchyroll, acquired Redux

synopsis: Crunchyroll has announced that it has acquired Redux. The company makes discovering exceptional online video as enjoyable and effortless as watching cable television - Redux delivers a lean-back TV experience programmed by curators and friends that share their taste. Redux offers hundreds of channels of entertaining, hand-picked video.
buyer parent: The Chernin Group
buyer: Crunchyroll
Crunchyroll is the leading global video service for Japanese Anime and Asian media. Crunchyroll has over 20,000 videos and 10,000 hours of Anime, Korean Drama and Live-Action titles on Crunchyroll.com. "
target: Redux
Redux makes discovering exceptional online video as enjoyable and effortless as watching cable television - Redux delivers a lean-back TV experience programmed by curators and friends that share their taste. Redux offers hundreds of channels of entertaining, hand-picked video.
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closed 8/23/2012 via PR Newswire

Rebellion Media Group Inc, acquired TVDuck.com

synopsis: Rebellion Media has solidified its presence in the entertainment vertical with the acquisition of a portfolio of video search engine properties, highlighted by TVDuck.com. Tvduck.com lets users watch tv, movies, documentaries, music videos, funny video clips, sports clips, share and enjoy free videos.
buyer: Rebellion Media Group Inc
Rebellion Media is a leading digital media company. They create and acquire digital media properties within their targeted categories (health & wellness, technology, entertainment and sports) and power them with an innovative content, traffic and monetization platform. "
target: TVDuck.com
Tvduck.com lets users watch TV, movies, documentaries, music videos, funny video clips, sports clips, share and enjoy free videos.
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closed 12/22/2011 via PE Hub

Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc, acquired SetJam, Inc.

synopsis: Video discovery startup SetJam has been acquired by Motorola Mobility. SetJam was founded in June 2009, with the goal of making online TV easy. The company's Data Integrity Engine has set a new standard for online TV and movie listings, and its innovative data products have radically simplified the integration process.
buyer: Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc
Motorola Mobility, Inc. fuses innovative technology with human insights. Its portfolio includes converged mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets; wireless accessories; end-to-end video and data delivery; and management solutions, including set-tops and data-access devices. "
target: SetJam, Inc.
SetJam was founded in June 2009, with the goal of making online TV easy. SetJam's Data Integrity Engine has set a new standard for online TV and movie listings, and its innovative data products have radically simplified the integration process.
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closed 8/30/2010 via BusinessWire

InterTrust Technologies Corp., purchased Software and Patents from SeeqPod, Inc.

synopsis: Intertrust Technologies Corporation announced that it has acquired all software and patents developed by SeeqPod, Inc. via Chapter 7 Bankruptcy proceeding. Intertrust has not acquired the domain names used by the company.
buyer: InterTrust Technologies Corp. (ITRU:$0.00)
Intertrust invents, develops, and licenses technologies and intellectual property for digital rights management (DRM) and trusted computing. The company holds over 150 patents and has over 300 patent applications pending worldwide. "
seller: SeeqPod, Inc.
SeeqPod, originally a project of the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, was a music search engine specializing in playable search results. It boasted powerful technology that was able to search the web for any available song and enabled users to play them on-site, indexing almost 12 million songs.
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closed 5/30/2007 via PR Newswire

CBS Corporation, acquired Last.fm Ltd.

synopsis: CBS Corporation has acquired Last.fm, a global, community-based, music discovery network, it was announced today by Leslie Moonves, President and CEO of CBS Corporation. CBS purchased the property which is one of the largest social platforms online for $280 million in cash.
buyer: CBS Corporation (CBS:$25,931.00)
CBS Corporation is a mass media company with constituent parts that reach back to the beginnings of the broadcast industry, as well as newer businesses that operate on the leading edge of the media industry. "
target: Last.fm Ltd.
Last.fm creates communities around music by bringing together listeners, artists and music. Through its unique "scrobbling" technology and social recommendation engine, Last.fm builds a comprehensive profile of each user's musical taste to make highly personalized recommendations.
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closed 5/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Fox Interactive Media, Inc., acquired kSolo.com

synopsis: Fox Interactive Media (FIM) today announced it has completed two acquisitions of innovative early stage companies, Newroo Inc. and kSolo.com (www.kSolo.com). Financial terms of the deals were not disclosed.
buyer parent: The News Corporation Limited
buyer: Fox Interactive Media, Inc.
A division of News Corporation, Fox Interactive Media (FIM) offers a global, border-free online network that caters to consumers by giving them the platform and tools to express themselves, communicate with each other, and engage with the best music, TV, film, sports, information and more. "
target: kSolo.com
kSolo.com is dedicated to providing you with the ultimate online karaoke singing experience. The site is the first Web based sing along application to allow users to sing, record, and playback personalized renditions of their favorite songs.
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closed 1/10/2006 via

America Online, Inc., acquired Truveo, Inc.

synopsis: Internet video search pioneer Truveo, Inc. has been acquired by America Online, Inc., solidifying AOL's leadership position as the premier destination for a full suite of video and search services. AOL's acquisition agreement with Truveo was signed and closed on December 21, 2005. Financial terms were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: America Online, Inc. (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL’s business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers. "
target: Truveo, Inc.
Truveo, headquartered in Burlingame, Calif., is building the most comprehensive search engine for video on the Web. The company's unique Visual Crawler technology enables Truveo to find videos that current search engines miss, and deliver highly relevant and up-to-the-minute results to users.
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announced 5/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, will acquire Giphy, Inc.

synopsis: Facebook, a social media and technology company, will acquire Giphy, an American online database and search engine that allows users to search for and share short looping videos with no sound, that resemble animated GIF files.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$94,399.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Giphy, Inc.
Giphy, styled as GIPHY, is an American online database and search engine that allows users to search for and share short looping videos with no sound, that resemble animated GIF files.
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closed 6/30/2014 via BNC Analysis

ConnecTV, Inc., acquired tweetTV, Inc.

synopsis: ConnecTV is buying TweetTV to add more analytics features to a network that already lets people watch, create and share six-second video clips of TV shows with others via an iOS app. tweetTV is a cloud-based, API /white label ready social TV platform. It includes a dynamic, real time, localized TV guide.
buyer: ConnecTV, Inc.
ConnecTV is a social video app for TV fans that lets users CLIP and SHARE TV. Users can select their favorite six second TV "moment" with a single touch, and share it on the app for others to see. "
target: tweetTV, Inc.
tweetTV is a cloud-based, API /white label ready social TV platform. It includes a dynamic, real time, localized TV guide that helps people find "what to watch" by listing programs in terms of real-time popularity.
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closed 10/13/2010 via BusinessWire

Atrinsic, acquired KaZaA BV

synopsis: Atrinsic, Inc., announced that it entered into an agreement with Brilliant Digital to acquire its Kazaa assets. Kazaa is a subscription-based digital music service that gives users unlimited access to hundreds of thousands of CD-quality tracks $2.99 million .
buyer: Atrinsic (ATRN:$0.00)
Atrinsic is one of the leading digital advertising and marketing services companies in the United States. Atrinsic’s content is organized into four strategic content groups - digital music, casual games, interactive contests, and communities/lifestyles. "
target: KaZaA BV
Kazaa has a long history of music delivery on the web. In the early days we provided the only legal means for record labels to distribute and profit from music in a P2P environment. They gave users the ability to download legal music in Kazaa.
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cancelled 10/2/2009 via BNC Analysis

Global Gaming Factory X AB, cancelled an acquisition of The Pirate Bay

synopsis: Global Gaming AB Cancelled the Acquisition of The Pirate Bay.
buyer: Global Gaming Factory X AB
Global Gaming Factory X AB is a new media channel to reach visitors of Internet cafes and gaming venues. Global Gaming Factory X AB uses Smartlaunch and CyberCafePro's installed base of cafe management software at thousands of internet cafes and gaming centers around the world. "
target: The Pirate Bay
The Pirate Bay is one of the 100 most visited Internet sites in the world and one of the leading search engines for file sharing. The site has more than 20 million visitors and over one billion searches per month.
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cancelled 10/2/2009 via BNC Analysis

Global Gaming Factory X AB, cancelled an acquisition of The Pirate Bay

synopsis: Global Gaming AB Cancelled the Acquisition of The Pirate Bay.
buyer: Global Gaming Factory X AB
Global Gaming Factory X AB is a new media channel to reach visitors of Internet cafes and gaming venues. Global Gaming Factory X AB uses Smartlaunch and CyberCafePro's installed base of cafe management software at thousands of internet cafes and gaming centers around the world. "
target: The Pirate Bay
The Pirate Bay is one of the 100 most visited Internet sites in the world and one of the leading search engines for file sharing. The site has more than 20 million visitors and over one billion searches per month.
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cancelled 6/30/2009 via Capital IQ

Global Gaming Factory X AB, cancelled an acquisition of Peerialism AB

synopsis: Global Gaming AB Cancelled the Acquisition of Peerialism AB
buyer: Global Gaming Factory X AB
Global Gaming Factory X AB is a new media channel to reach visitors of Internet cafes and gaming venues. Global Gaming Factory X AB uses Smartlaunch and CyberCafePro's installed base of cafe management software at thousands of internet cafes and gaming centers around the world. "
target: Peerialism AB
Peerialism AB develops solutions to transport and store data over the Internet based on new p2p technologies. The solutions are capable of large scale media distribution, making better use of network resources whilst reducing ISP traffic and significantly lowering the cost of media distribution.
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closed 8/10/2006 via BusinessWire

Global Gaming Factory AB, acquired Celco Software Ltd

synopsis: Sweden based Global Factory Sweden AB (under name change to Global Gaming Factory AB) announced that it acquired the Canadian corporation Celco Software Ltd., owner of CyberCafePro, one of the biggest publishers of cafe management software in the world for an undisclosed amount.
buyer: Global Gaming Factory AB
Global Gaming Factory X AB is a new media channel to reach visitors of Internet cafes and gaming venues. Global Gaming Factory X AB uses Smartlaunch and CyberCafePro's installed base of cafe management software at thousands of internet cafes and gaming centers around the world. "
target: Celco Software Ltd
Founded in 2000 by Celco Controls Ltd., an engineering company for advanced automation and controls, CyberCafe Pro has grown to become one of the leading cafe management software systems used by gaming centers in the US and internationally.
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closed 2/16/2022 via BNC Analysis

Vista Group International Limited, acquired Retriever Solutions

synopsis: New Zealand-based Vista Group International has acquired the U.S. entertainment software company Retriever Solutions. With the acquisition, Vista Cinema will acquire all Retriever’s software, IP and customers. Retriever Solutions is a provider of comprehensive and fully integrated theatre management, point-of-sale, web solutions and IT products.
buyer: Vista Group International Limited (NZSE:VGL:$58.64)
Based in New Zealand, Vista Group provides software and technology solutions across the global film industry. The Group includes Vista, Veezi, Movio, Maccs, Numero, Powster, and Flicks. All of its solutions provide an innovative range of complementary products across the film industry. "
target: Retriever Solutions
Retriever Solutions provides comprehensive and fully integrated theatre management, point-of-sale, web solutions and IT products for movie theatre exhibition, and other retail environments. Its products and services include touch screen ticketing and concessions, websites and mobile apps, and more.
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closed 6/20/2019 via Company Press Release

ClearCourse Partnership LLP, acquired Intelligentgolf

synopsis: ClearCourse Partnership LLP, a group of innovative technology companies providing software, services and digital capabilities to the membership, events & bookings and sports & leisure sectors, acquired Intelligentgolf, a leading web-based provider of golf club and competition management software.
buyer parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
buyer: ClearCourse Partnership LLP
ClearCourse is a UK partnership of innovative technology companies providing membership software to groups, organisations and small businesses. Their companies help customers manage their members and clients, administer their business workflow, & automate their payment processes seamlessly. "
target: Intelligentgolf
UK's intelligentgolf is making club level golf competitions more accessible and rewarding. They offer app-based management services, including tee time booking, performance analysis, website development, membership administration, event management and an electronic point of sale platform.
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closed 5/30/2019 via PR Newswire

Lightspeed POS, acquired Chronogolf Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed POS Inc., a leading provider of software, solutions and support systems to over 49,000 small and medium-sized retail and restaurant locations worldwide, announced the acquisition of Montreal-based Chronogolf, an innovative cloud-based software offering that facilitates management for golf course operators around the world.
buyer: Lightspeed POS (TSX:LSPD:$221.73)
Lightspeed is a cloud-based commerce platform powering small and medium-sized businesses in over 100 countries around the world. It's an all-in-one solution that helps restaurants and retailers sell across channels, manage operations, engage with consumers, accept payments, and grow their business. "
target: Chronogolf Inc.
Chronogolf is a cloud-based software offering that facilitates management for golf course operators around the world. Chronogolf software offers customers a fully-integrated point of sale and golf course management solution, giving them the opportunity to streamline their business all in one system.
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closed 5/8/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Electronics For Imaging, Inc., acquired CRC Information Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Electronics For Imaging, Inc., a global technology company that is leading the worldwide transformation from analog to digital imaging, announced that it has acquired CRC Information Systems (“CRC”), a provider of business management information systems for commercial printers and packaging label and forms printers throughout the U.S. and Canada.
buyer: Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (EFII:$986.62)
Electronics For Imaging, Inc. is a global technology company that is leading the worldwide transformation from analog to digital imaging. It develops breakthrough technologies for the manufacturing of signage, packaging, textiles, ceramic tiles, and personalized documents. "
target parent: Reynolds & Reynolds
target: CRC Information Systems, Inc.
CRC Information Systems provides the most comprehensive business management software created specifically for the graphic arts industry. Their customers generate more sales, retain more profit, have better visibility of their operations and improve their relationships with their customers.
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closed 4/22/2022 via PR Newswire

Banyan Software, acquired Camis, Inc.

synopsis: Banyan Software, Inc., a company focused on acquiring, building, and growing great enterprise software businesses, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Camis Inc., a company that provides reservation and facilities management solutions for government-operated parks and campgrounds across Canada and the US.
buyer: Banyan Software
Banyan Software acquires, builds, and grows great enterprise software businesses. With a permanent capital base, Banyan focuses on a buy and hold for life strategy for growing software companies that serve specialized markets. "
target: Camis, Inc.
Camis is a company that provides reservation and facilities management solutions for government-operated parks and campgrounds across Canada and the US. Headquartered in Ontario, Camis streamlines the entire visitor journey with efficient and intuitive websites, engagement tools and booking engines.
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closed 2/23/2022 via Company Press Release

Beatport, acquired AMPsuite

synopsis: Beatport, an online music store focused on electronic music, has acquired AMPsuite, an integrated music royalty accounting, label management, and promotional system for record labels. AMPsuite provides a web-based system that simplifies royalty accounting and allows users to create customizable email promos and manage their business from anywhere.
buyer parent: Robert F.X. Sillerman
buyer: Beatport
Founded in 2004 as the principal source of music for DJs, Beatport today is the worldwide home of electronic music for DJs, producers, and their fans. The Beatport Store offers music in premium digital formats and provides unique music discovery tools created for and by DJs. "
target: AMPsuite
AMPsuite is a fully integrated music royalty accounting, label management, and promotional system for record labels. AMPsuite provides a web-based, all-in-one system that simplifies royalty accounting and allows users to create customizable email promos and manage their business from anywhere.
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closed 10/6/2021 via PR Web

Playtomic, acquired Kourts

synopsis: Playtomic, SL, Europe’s largest sports booking app, has acquired Kourts, Inc., a leading booking and club management software solution for tennis clubs. Kourts enables tennis facilities to operate, market, and grow their businesses. They also provide consumers with a mobile marketplace for finding and booking tennis courts and classes.
buyer: Playtomic
Playtomic is Europe’s largest sports booking app. Playtomic allows users to securely find and book tennis and padel courts, and football pitches. They offer over 9,000 courts and pitches from more than 1,000 sports clubs around Europe. "
target: Kourts
Kourts is a leading booking and club management software solution for tennis clubs. Kourts enables public and private tennis facilities to operate, market, and grow their businesses. They also provide consumers with a mobile marketplace for finding and booking tennis courts and classes.
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closed 6/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

Slinger Bag, acquired Foundation Tennis

synopsis: Slinger Bag, a sports brand focused on innovating game improvement technology and equipment, has acquired Foundation Tennis, a provider of tennis software solutions. Foundation Tennis helps tennis clubs to better manage their business operations. Their technology suite provides solutions for court scheduling, payment, website building, and more.
buyer: Slinger Bag (OTCPK:SLBG:$12.78)
Slinger Bag is a sports brand focused on innovating game improvement technology and equipment. Slinger offers innovative and market-disrupting tennis products. Their products include tennis bags, tennis balls, ball launchers, cellphone holders, ball tubes, and more. "
target: Foundation Tennis
Foundation Tennis is a provider of tennis software solutions. Foundation Tennis helps tennis clubs to better manage their business operations. Their technology suite provides solutions for online booking, court scheduling, payment, CRM, website building, and more.
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closed 10/29/2020 via BusinessWire

Branded Entertainment Network, acquired TubeBuddy

synopsis: BEN, the entertainment AI company, has acquired TubeBuddy, the largest platform to help YouTube creators optimize their audience and channel growth. With the acquisition of TubeBuddy, BEN will extend its resources directly to the creator community, helping them to grow and monetize their content initiatives.
buyer: Branded Entertainment Network
BEN Group is an entertainment AI company that places brands into influencer, streaming, TV, music, and film content. BEN Group consists of the world’s largest influencer marketing business, the world’s largest product placement agency, and Greenlight, a global rights and licensing business. "
target: TubeBuddy
TubeBuddy has become the largest platform for YouTube channel management, optimization, and audience growth, helping millions of creators with a wide range of tools, including keyword research, thumbnail generation, A/B testing, bulk processing, and advanced analytics.
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closed 1/29/2020 via PR Newswire

Daxko, acquired PlayerSpace

synopsis: Daxko, a provider of software solutions to member-based health and wellness organizations, has acquired PlayerSpace, a leader in sports program management technology. PlayerSpace simplifies team creation, game management, and league communication for sports directors.
buyer parent: GI Partners
buyer: Daxko
Daxko delivers technology solutions, payment processing, experienced services, and deep insights to various member-based health and wellness centers—enterprise health clubs, tennis centers, boutique fitness studios, affiliate gyms, campus recreation facilities, integrated wellness centers, and more."
target: PlayerSpace
PlayerSpace is a leader in sports program management technology. PlayerSpace simplifies team creation, game management, and league communication for sports directors. Their platform provides solutions for online registration, roster management, document management, scheduling, and more.
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closed 1/15/2020 via Company Press Release

Spordle Inc., acquired TSI Sports

synopsis: Spordle Inc., a Canadian provider of advanced technological solutions to sport organizations and events, has acquired TSI Sports (2017) Inc., a Canadian provider of cloud-based management solutions for the soccer industry. TSI Sports offer solutions for scheduling, tournaments, registration, facility management, team management, and more.
buyer: Spordle Inc.
Spordle is a Canadian provider of advanced technological solutions to sport organizations and events. Spordle offers cloud-based solutions that fulfill all the needs of organizations, including website design and operation, events and administrative management, ticketing and related activities. "
target: TSI Sports
TSI Sports is a Canadian provider of cloud-based management solutions for the soccer industry. TSI Sports enables soccer teams to simplify the management of their activities. They offer solutions for scheduling, tournaments, registration, facility management, team management, and more.
price ($mm)
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announced 6/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Aspire Global, will acquire Pariplay

synopsis: Aspire Global, a leading provider of complete iGaming solutions for Operators and white labels, will acquire Pariplay, an online casino content developer in Gibraltar that creates online games and systems that add real value to any Casino operator. Their Interactive Gaming Solution (IGS) provides a turnkey solution for any online gaming operation.
buyer: Aspire Global
Aspire Global is a leading provider of complete iGaming solutions for Operators and white labels. Their services provide everything needed in order to succeed in online gaming. Aspire Global's suite of services include casino and sportsbook management, CRM, payments, call centers, and more. "
target: Pariplay
Pariplay is an online casino content developer in Gibraltar that creates online games and systems that add real value to any Casino operator. Their Interactive Gaming Solution (IGS) provides a turnkey solution for any online gaming operation. Their games include Mystic Manor, Parrot's Gold and more.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/13/2019 via BusinessWire

Nadavon Capital Partners, acquired Clubspeed

synopsis: Nadavon Capital Partners, a specialty investment firm focusing on high-growth software and financial technology companies, has increased its investment in Clubspeed, the leading global software solution for go karting tracks, race tracks, trampoline parks, and family entertainment centers, where it will acquire a majority stake.
buyer: Nadavon Capital Partners
Based in Newport Beach, California, Nadavon Capital Partners is a specialty investment firm focusing on high-growth software and financial technology companies. "
target: Clubspeed
Clubspeed has the world's leading cloud-based software for activity centers, revolutionizing the way venue owners and managers run their businesses every day.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Pitchero, acquired Teamer

synopsis: Pitchero, an online platform for creating websites for managing sports teams, has acquired Teamer, an online team management system created and designed to take the hassle out of managing any sports team. Teamer uses the web to significantly decrease the amount of time it takes to get teams onto the field.
buyer: Pitchero
Pitchero is an online platform for creating websites for managing sports teams. Pitchero provides clubs, leagues and county organisations with the tools they need to create a website, manage their membership and collect payments online. "
target: Teamer
Teamer is an online team management system created and designed to take the hassle out of managing any sports team. Teamer uses the web to significantly decrease the amount of time it takes to get teams onto the field. Teamer is available on desktops and mobile devices in a variety of languages.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/16/2017 via Company Press Release

Gantner Technologies, acquired Syx Automations BVBA

synopsis: GANTNER Electronic Austria Holding GmbH, a high-tech company specializing in electronic access control and staff time recording systems, announced its acquisition of Syx Automations NV of Belgium, a market leader in the field of ticketing and leisure facility management software solutions in the Benelux countries.
buyer parent: Ardian
buyer: Gantner Technologies
Founded in 1982 and headquartered in Schruns, Austria, Gantner is a leading international manufacturer of contactless RFID and NFC access control and staff time recording systems facilitating automatic identification. "
target parent: Sofindev Management NV
target: Syx Automations BVBA
Syx Automations, with headquarters in Ypres (Belgium) and offices in Houten (Netherlands), London (UK) and Ahmedabad (India), has been providing ticketing and leisure management solutions for the arts and cultural sector, visitor attractions and leisure industry customers for 30 years.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/11/2017 via PR Newswire

The Active Network, Inc., acquired TeamPages Inc.

synopsis: ACTIVE Network, the premier global marketplace for activities and events and an industry-leading provider of intelligence solutions, announced that it has acquired TeamPages. TeamPages is a leading provider of website software solutions for sports leagues, clubs, schools and teams.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
ACTIVE Network is the leading global marketplace for activities and events, connecting participants and activity organizers, while offering unparalleled business intelligence through industry-leading data solutions and insights platform that helps organizers drive participation and revenue. "
target: TeamPages Inc.
TeamPages is a leading provider of website software solutions for sports leagues, clubs, schools and teams. Their hosted solution is an integrated, scalable sports management software solution delivering mobile-optimized, self-setup websites and registration to sports organizers.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

The TEAM Companies Inc., acquired Lightspeed EPS, Inc.

synopsis: The TEAM Companies, Inc., a payroll, business affairs and technology provider to the advertising and entertainment community, has completed its acquisition of Lightspeed EPS, Inc. Lightspeed EPS, Inc. is a provider of cloud-based entertainment production management software for the feature film and television industries.
buyer: The TEAM Companies Inc.
The Team Companies Inc., is a leading payroll, business affairs and technology provider to the advertising and entertainment community. TEAM provides a comprehensive suite of solutions for the production payroll, production management and business affairs space. "
target: Lightspeed EPS, Inc.
LightSPEED eps is a web-based entertainment production management system designed specifically for the film and television industry. By centralizing production management, updated information is instantly accessible from any authorized computer, cell phone or wireless device.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/21/2014 via PR Web

SportsSignup, acquired DirectRoster

synopsis: SportsSignup, a national leader in online management solutions for sports organizations, announces the acquisition of DirectRoster, an online application for youth and adult sports leagues. DirectRoster is a division of DMT Web Ventures Inc., the parent company of TurboRoster, a fitness registration and wearable technology platform.
buyer: SportsSignup
SportsSignup provides sports organizations and event organizers with easy-to-learn and easy-to-use integrated Software-as-a-Service solutions to facilitate online sports registration, e-commerce fundraising, and coach/volunteer background check management. "
target parent: TurboRoster
target: DirectRoster
DirectRoster is an online application for youth and adult sports leagues. Through their application, Commissioners can utilize a slew of tools including online registration, scheduling, email messaging, optional text messaging, roster photos, reporting, point of sale system, and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/18/2014 via BNC Analysis

Access UK Ltd., acquired Gamma Dataware

synopsis: Business management software company Access Group has acquired leisure solutions specialist Gamma Dataware. Gamma Dataware is a leading provider of complete business solutions encompassing leisure & tourism, financial, operational and CRM systems.
buyer parent: Lyceum Capital
buyer: Access UK Ltd.
Access is a leading author of integrated business management software. The portfolio spans solutions for ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation and manufacturing. "
target: Gamma Dataware
Gamma Dataware is a leading provider of complete business solutions encompassing leisure & tourism, financial, operational and CRM systems. Gamma Dataware is a leading provider of complete business solutions for visitor attractions, museums, heritage sites and theme parks.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/23/2013 via PR Newswire

GameOfficials.net merged with Bonzi,

synopsis: Bonzi Technology, a leading provider of management and communication systems for sports clubs, leagues and associations, announced the merger of GameOfficials.net with Bonzi. GameOfficials.net is a leading provider of end-to-end referee management systems for sports organizations.
buyer: Bonzi
Bonzi is a leading provider of management and communication systems for sports clubs, leagues and associations. Bonzi services include website management, player and coach registration, game and field scheduling, payment processing, background checks, communications tools and admin services. "
target: GameOfficials.net
GameOfficials.net is a leading provider of end-to-end referee management systems for sports organizations. Services include assignment, registration, scheduling, training and payment processing.
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