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closed 8/5/2009 via BusinessWire

WideOrbit, Inc., acquired Radio Automation

synopsis: WideOrbit Inc., the leading provider of business management software for Media companies, announced the acquisition of the assets of Google’s radio automation business, including Google Radio Automation, Maestro and SS32 automation products.
buyer: WideOrbit, Inc.
WideOrbit is the leading provider of business management software for Media companies. WideOrbit provides innovative, proven solutions for managing the business of broadcast and cable operations—from proposal to order, scheduling to billing and aging. "
target parent: Google Inc.
target: Radio Automation
Radio Automation is the industry’s most modern radio automation system, ensuring that stations are on the air and sounding great every minute of every day. With Automation for Radio, stations can easily and reliably ingest, manage and broadcast audio content.
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closed 6/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

vCreative, acquired Counterpoint Software, Inc.

synopsis: Banyan Software, the parent company of vCreative, acquires Counterpoint Software, a technology platform for audio networks. Counterpoint offers revenue, inventory and affiliate management solutions for radio, sports, satellite, digital and podcast networks and is used by 10,000 radio stations and more than 1,700 media entities.
buyer parent: Banyan Software
buyer: vCreative
vCreative is the nation's leading cloud-based workflow software company providing over 4,400 local radio & television stations and media companies with software solutions that are fast, intuitive, dependable, and support revenue generating opportunities. "
target: Counterpoint Software, Inc.
Counterpoint provides an end-to-end radio network solution. Counterpoint provides the foundation for network operations, from airtime sales including multimedia and non-traditional revenue packaging, through commercial scheduling and log generation, to billing and receivables.
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closed 6/9/2014 via PR Web

WideOrbit, Inc., acquired Abacast, Inc.

synopsis: WideOrbit Inc., the leading provider of advertising management software for media companies, is pleased to announce that it has acquired Abacast, a leading provider of streaming, live and on demand ad insertion and monetization solutions for digital radio.
buyer: WideOrbit, Inc.
WideOrbit is the leading provider of advertising management software for Media companies. WideOrbit provides innovative, proven solutions for managing the business of broadcast and cable operations – from proposal to order, scheduling to automation, billing and aging. "
target parent: Ignite Technologies, Inc.
target: Abacast, Inc.
Abacast is an online radio and online video service provider offering the most complete, integrated suite of streaming, advertising, and analytics services available from a single vendor. Abacast was founded in 2000 and has successfully served hundreds of customers and tens of millions of consumers.
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closed 2/9/2011 via BusinessWire

Ignite Technologies, Inc., acquired Abacast, Inc.

synopsis: Ignite Technologies, Inc., the leader in providing secure and scalable Enterprise Content Delivery Solutions, has announced that it has completed a technology asset acquisition with Abacast Inc., to include its live stream peer-to-peer technology and two related patents. Abacast is an online radio and online video service provider.
buyer: Ignite Technologies, Inc.
Ignite Technologies provides the industry’s most secure and scalable Content Delivery Solution enabling customers to efficiently publish, deliver and manage digital assets—from rich media content for communications and training to software patches and virus updates—to anyone, anywhere, at any time. "
target: Abacast, Inc.
Abacast is an online radio and online video service provider offering the most complete, integrated suite of streaming, advertising, and analytics services available from a single vendor. Abacast was founded in 2000 and has successfully served hundreds of customers and tens of millions of consumers.
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closed 4/7/2016 via PR Newswire

Futuri Media, acquired StreamOn

synopsis: Futuri Media, the media industry leader in interactive technology, has acquired Edmonton, Alberta-based StreamOn, which specializes in serving the radio broadcasting industry with integrated streaming, podcasting and social media technologies.
buyer: Futuri Media
Futuri Media is a global leader in innovative interactive broadcast technology. It develops SaaS-based social and mobile audience engagement technology for broadcasters and publishers. The company's platforms are in use at more than 1000 TV and radio stations and networks in 18 countries. "
target: StreamOn
SteamOn provides broadcasters with tools, technology, and strategies to grow online audiences and generate meaningful revenue on social media. They provide stress-free online streaming solutions, letting broadcasters spend their time doing what they do best: producing good radio.
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announced 2/3/2016 via BNC Analysis

Congera Public Benefit Corporation, will acquire Spinitron, LLC

synopsis: Congera Public Benefit Corp. and Spinitron LLC have announced an agreement that will see Congera acquire Spinitron to create a single “public benefit” corporation. Spinitron is a Boston-based company that provides online music logging, reporting and publishing services to public and community radio stations in North America.
buyer parent: WFMU
buyer: Congera Public Benefit Corporation
Based in Jersey City, N.J., Congera PBC developed Audience Engine, which is a suite of free, open source digital tools. It describes the package as combining audience engagement with fundraising strategies to create models of media sustainability. "
target: Spinitron, LLC
Spinitron is a Boston-based company that provides online music logging, reporting and publishing services to public and community radio stations in North America. Spinitron is an online playlist-management solution for non-commercial community and educational radio stations.
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closed 6/12/2019 via BusinessWire

Triton Digital Media, acquired Omny Studio

synopsis: Triton Digital, the global technology and services leader to the digital audio and podcast industry, announced the acquisition of Omny Studio, the creators of the world’s most advanced podcast and on-demand audio publishing platform.
buyer parent: Vector Capital
buyer: Triton Digital Media
Triton Digital is a global technology and services leader to the audio streaming and podcast industry. They provide innovative technology that enables broadcasters, podcasters, and online music services build their audience, maximize their revenue, and streamline their operations. "
target: Omny Studio
Omny Studio is an all-in-one on-demand audio management solution that helps content creators grow their audience, reduce production costs and monetize. Their software-as-a-service enables radio stations and podcasters to focus on publishing high-quality content for listeners.
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closed 10/17/2018 via PR Newswire

Patron Technology, acquired Marcato

synopsis: Patron Technology, an industry-leading live event technology company, announced today it has acquired Marcato, a global provider of event logistics software. Marcato specializes in the creation and development of web-based management solutions designed to maximize efficiency in the live event industry.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Patron Technology
Patron Technology provides integrated, industry-leading technology that enables live event organizers to create deeper and more profitable relationships with their ticket buyers, fans, & supporters. Event organizers use these products for CRM, ticketing, marketing, fan engagement, & data management."
target: Marcato
Marcato is an innovative Canadian company that specializes in the creation and development of web-based management solutions designed to maximize efficiency in the live event industry.
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closed 10/6/2016 via PR Newswire

DTS, Inc., acquired Arctic Palm Technology Inc.

synopsis: DTS, Inc., a leader in high-definition audio solutions, has announced the acquisition of Arctic Palm Technology, Inc., a leading radio technology company with a diverse portfolio of broadcast radio solutions and an extensive installed base of customers as DTS continues to expand its broadcast radio technology offerings.
buyer: DTS, Inc. (DTSI:$163.70)
DTS Inc. is a premier audio solutions provider for high-definition entertainment experiences—anytime, anywhere, on any device. DTS' audio solutions are designed to enable recording, delivery and playback of simple, personalized, and immersive high-definition audio. "
target: Arctic Palm Technology Inc.
Arctic Palm has been developing software for the broadcasting industry since 1997. Its development team has more than 40 years of experience developing customized media solutions for newspaper, radio and television companies.
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closed 5/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

Public Media Group, purchased Public Media Management from WGBH Boston

synopsis: Public Media Group has acquired WGBH Boston's Public Media Management (PMM) solution. PMM is the content management system designed specifically for PBS stations, created by WGBH in partnership with Sony Electronics.
buyer: Public Media Group
Public Media Group (PMG) is a technology infrastructure company focused on expanding access to content and data to communities across the country. Its comprehensive services uniquely position the company as the only entity able to support public and commercial broadcasters from start to finish. "
seller: WGBH Boston
WGBH's Public Media Management (PMM) is a service that takes care of content acquisition, transcoding, quality assurance, delivery of nationally distributed public television content, and complete monitoring of the software and hardware at stations while also monitoring streams.
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closed 1/2/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Velocix Group, purchased IP Video Business from Nokia Corporation

synopsis: Volaris Group, a Toronto-based software company, announced the successful completion of the purchase of the majority of Nokia's IP Video business. Nokia's video product portfolio, including its caching and streaming products, origin and storage technology, and stream personalization software.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Velocix Group
Velocix is the streaming technology company that makes video personal, on every connected screen. They enable each stream to be personalized, dynamically adapting it to ensure every viewing experience is not just unique but enriched. "
seller: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia's IP Video business includes video caching and streaming products, origin and storage technology, and stream personalization software.
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closed 7/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Anvato

synopsis: Google announced that it has acquired Anvato, a platform for encoding, editing, publishing and distributing video across platforms. Anvato’s technology allows its customers to power live streams, edit videos in the cloud, insert ads and handle pay-per-view, TV Everywhere and subscription payments.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
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: Anvato
Anvato Inc. owns and operates a video software platform that is used for video publishing and monetization. It provides its video software platform to media companies that pursue multi-screen live streaming, video publishing, live and video-on-demand distribution, and monetization strategies.
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closed 10/28/2015 via BNC Analysis

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired 1 Mainstream Inc.

synopsis: Cisco Systems, a company that designs, manufactures, and sells networking equipment, announced it will acquire 1 Mainstream Inc., a startup that specializes in on-demand and live multi-screen services delivered through the cloud.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,846.00)
Cisco enables people to make powerful connections-whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible-providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time. "
target: 1 Mainstream Inc.
At 1 Mainstream, they have built the most automated digital TV platform for creating and distributing TV apps to 80% of the world's highest engagement internet TV devices, and they are working hard to deliver the remaining 20%.
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closed 5/7/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Endeavor, LLC, acquired NeuLion Incorporated

synopsis: Endeavor, a global leader in entertainment, sports and fashion, is to acquire NeuLion, Inc., a leading technology product and service provider specializing in the digital video broadcasting, distribution and monetization of live and on-demand content to Internet-enabled devices.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: Endeavor, LLC
Endeavor is a global leader in entertainment, sports and fashion operating in more than 30 countries. Endeavor specializes in talent representation and management; brand strategy, activation and licensing; media production, sales and distribution; and event management. "
target: NeuLion Incorporated (TSX:NLN:$95.32)
NeuLion, Inc. is a leading technology product and service provider specializing in the digital video broadcasting, distribution and monetization of live and on-demand content to Internet-enabled devices.
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$250
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closed 9/30/2010 via BusinessWire

Lenco Mobile, Inc., acquired Jetcast, Inc.

synopsis: Lenco Mobile Inc. closed its previously announced acquisition of Jetcast, Inc., a leading provider of monetization solutions for Internet radio and television broadcasters.
buyer: Lenco Mobile, Inc. (LNCM:$9.50)
Lenco Mobile Inc. is a global developer, owner, and operator of proprietary advertising and technical platforms primarily for the high growth mobile and online marketing sectors. The platforms provide solutions to attract, retain and monetize relationships with consumers. "
target: Jetcast, Inc.
Jetcast provides products that make Internet broadcasting profitable for broadcasters and advertisers. Jetcast’s UniversalPlayer and Jetcast® brand streaming products eliminate costs and increase revenue for broadcasters and increase advertisers’ return on their advertising investment.
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announced 4/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

IFOX Investments AB, will acquire Xhail Inc

synopsis: IFOX Investments AB has agreed to acquire 100% of all outstanding shares of Xhail (Score Music Interactive Ltd), which has developed a patented software to create great original music at the click of a button. Xhail is the most advanced music creation platform in the world.
buyer: IFOX Investments AB
IFOX Investments AB, formerly Interfox Resources, is an investment company based in Sweden that, with experience and an extensive international network, identifies assets with added value potential. "
target: Xhail Inc
Xhail is the most advanced music creation platform in the world. Xhail can produce unique one-of-a-kind tracks created instantly with incredible flexibility, with real performances by real musicians. Xhail allows for the production of music without the requirement of music skill.
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closed 1/17/2007 via PR Newswire

The Kudelski Group, acquired OpenTV Corp.

synopsis: Kudelski Group a global leader in content protection and related digital television technologies, closed its previously announced stock purchase transaction with Liberty Media Corporation and has acquired voting control of OpenTV Corp., a leading provider of solutions for the delivery of digital and interactive television.
buyer: The Kudelski Group (SWX:KUD:$1,042.07)
Kudelski Group is a world leader in digital security. Its technologies are used in a wide range of applications requiring access control and rights management, whether for securing transfer of information or to control and manage access of people or vehicles to sites and events. "
target parent: Liberty Media Corporation
target: OpenTV Corp.
OpenTV is one of the world’s leading providers of advanced digital television solutions dedicated to creating and delivering compelling viewing experiences to consumers of digital content worldwide. OpenTV’s software has been integrated in more than 111 million devices around the world.
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closed 7/20/2005 via PR Newswire

RadioSoft, acquired Slattery Software

synopsis: RadioSoft, a leading provider of broadcast and land-mobile spectrum mining, management and maintenance solutions announced today that it has acquired Slattery Software's FCC-related businesses and all intellectual properties.
buyer: RadioSoft
For 20 years, RadioSoft has been the trusted provider of radio communications and spectrum mapping software for broadcast and land-mobile users around the world. RadioSoft combines state of the art technologies and award-winning customer service to provide a total solution for thousands of customers"
target: Slattery Software
Slattery Software is a provider of online products for filing FCC forms, performing frequency searches and completing data analysis.
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closed 5/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Rambler&Co., acquired Dulton Media

synopsis: Rambler&Co, a provider of online and mobile advertising services, has acquired Dulton Media from Prostor Capital, a Russian venture fund. Dulton Media provides an online platform for managing and monetizing videos. Their Eagle.Platform tool allows users to create, store, process, manage, publish, deliver, and monetize various video projects.
buyer parent: A&NN Investments
buyer: Rambler&Co.
Rambler&Co is one of the largest groups of companies in media, technology and e-Commerce. Rambler&Co provides online and mobile advertising services. They are based in Moscow, Russia. "
target parent: Prostor Capital
target: Dulton Media
Moscow-based Dulton Media provides an online platform that provides B2B and B2C solutions for clients to manage and monetize videos. The company offers Eagle.Platform, a tool that enables users to create, store, process, manage, publish, deliver, and monetize various video projects.
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closed 12/6/2011 via BusinessWire

24/7 Real Media, Inc., acquired Panache

synopsis: 24/7 Real Media, Inc., WPP’s marketing technology company, announced its acquisition of Panache®. Panache provides digital video ad fulfillment software and services that help premium publishers accelerate ad revenues through ad planning, innovative ad formats, workflow processes and performance metrics.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: 24/7 Real Media, Inc.
24/7 Real Media, Inc. provides digital marketing solutions for advertisers and publishers globally by empowering them to reach their target audiences with greater precision and transparency, resulting in better ROI. "
target: Panache
Panache provides digital video ad fulfillment software and services that help premium publishers accelerate ad revenues through ad planning, innovative ad formats, workflow processes and performance metrics.
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closed 8/5/2009 via BusinessWire

WideOrbit, Inc., acquired Radio Automation

synopsis: WideOrbit Inc., the leading provider of business management software for Media companies, announced the acquisition of the assets of Google’s radio automation business, including Google Radio Automation, Maestro and SS32 automation products.
buyer: WideOrbit, Inc.
WideOrbit is the leading provider of business management software for Media companies. WideOrbit provides innovative, proven solutions for managing the business of broadcast and cable operations—from proposal to order, scheduling to billing and aging. "
target parent: Google Inc.
target: Radio Automation
Radio Automation is the industry’s most modern radio automation system, ensuring that stations are on the air and sounding great every minute of every day. With Automation for Radio, stations can easily and reliably ingest, manage and broadcast audio content.
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closed 12/24/2014 via BNC Analysis

WideOrbit, Inc., acquired Castfire, Inc.

synopsis: WideOrbit Inc., the leading provider of advertising management software for media companies, has acquired Castfire, a video and audio publishing platform for managing and monetizing on-demand media content. The acquisition is part of WideOrbit’s ongoing initiative to expand its digital offering to help major media clients drive new revenue.
buyer: WideOrbit, Inc.
WideOrbit is the leader in premium broadcast technology and the largest sell-side processer of premium advertising in the world, covering the broadest assortment of media. WideOrbit is committed to helping media companies manage their advertising business more efficiently and profitably. "
target parent: Emerge Digital
target: Castfire, Inc.
Castfire is a video and audio publishing platform that helps companies manage and monetize large libraries of media content. It allows publishers to reach their audience across multiple platforms and devices and increase their audience size by automating complex syndication relationships.
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closed 7/23/2014 via BusinessWire

WideOrbit, Inc., acquired Admeta AB

synopsis: WideOrbit Inc., the leading provider of advertising management software for media companies, has acquired Admeta, a leading provider of solutions for digital programmatic sell-side platforms based in Sweden. Admeta provides sophisticated yield optimization solutions that help premium publishers significantly improve digital revenue.
buyer: WideOrbit, Inc.
WideOrbit is the leading provider of advertising management software for Media companies. WideOrbit provides innovative, proven solutions for managing the business of broadcast and cable operations – from proposal to order, scheduling to automation, billing and aging. "
target: Admeta AB
Admeta provides sophisticated yield optimization solutions that help premium publishers significantly improve digital revenue. Admeta’s core functionality includes Artificial Intelligence-based learning, dynamic floor pricing, full premium programmatic support for private marketplaces and Deal ID.
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closed 6/9/2014 via PR Web

WideOrbit, Inc., acquired Abacast, Inc.

synopsis: WideOrbit Inc., the leading provider of advertising management software for media companies, is pleased to announce that it has acquired Abacast, a leading provider of streaming, live and on demand ad insertion and monetization solutions for digital radio.
buyer: WideOrbit, Inc.
WideOrbit is the leading provider of advertising management software for Media companies. WideOrbit provides innovative, proven solutions for managing the business of broadcast and cable operations – from proposal to order, scheduling to automation, billing and aging. "
target parent: Ignite Technologies, Inc.
target: Abacast, Inc.
Abacast is an online radio and online video service provider offering the most complete, integrated suite of streaming, advertising, and analytics services available from a single vendor. Abacast was founded in 2000 and has successfully served hundreds of customers and tens of millions of consumers.
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closed 4/30/2014 via BusinessWire

WideOrbit, Inc., acquired Fivia

synopsis: WideOrbit Inc., the leading provider of advertising management software for media companies, announced that it has acquired Paris-based Fivia, a digital advertising management software provider. Fivia’s software product manages the workflow of major sell-side advertising publishers to maximize the value of their digital advertising inventory.
buyer: WideOrbit, Inc.
WideOrbit is the leading provider of advertising management software for Media companies. WideOrbit provides innovative, proven solutions for managing the business of broadcast and cable operations – from proposal to order, scheduling to automation, billing and aging. "
target parent: IPMG
target: Fivia
Fivia is a digital advertising management software provider headquartered in Paris, France. Fivia’s software product manages the workflow of major sell-side advertising publishers to maximize the value of their digital advertising inventory.
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closed 9/5/2012 via Company Press Release

WideOrbit, Inc., acquired OneDomain, Inc.

synopsis: WideOrbit, Inc. acquires OneDomain, Inc., a company that has provides television and radio broadcasters with software solutions that allow sales professionals to analyze ratings and intelligently target their approaches to selling time slots to advertisers.
buyer: WideOrbit, Inc.
WideOrbit is the leading provider of business management software for Media companies. WideOrbit provides innovative, proven solutions for managing the business of broadcast and cable operations – from proposal to order, scheduling to automation, billing and aging. "
target: OneDomain, Inc.
OneDomain was incorporated October 2001 and has provided television and radio broadcasters with software solutions that allow sales professionals to analyze ratings and intelligently target their approaches to selling time slots to advertisers.
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closed 11/1/2010 via BusinessWire

WideOrbit, Inc., purchased Orion Business System from VCI Solutions

synopsis: WideOrbit Inc., the leading provider of business management software for media companies, announced that it has acquired the Orion® Business System assets of privately held VCI Solutions, a leading provider of sales and traffic software solutions for the broadcast and cable industry.
buyer: WideOrbit, Inc.
WideOrbit is the leading provider of business management software for Media companies. WideOrbit provides innovative, proven solutions for managing the business of broadcast and cable operations – from proposal to order, scheduling to automation, billing and aging. "
seller: VCI Solutions
Orion is a customer-based media revenue software solution that provides dynamic sales, traffic, and accounting functionality. It manages the core functions of broadcast and cable operations. Orion provides clients with a solution that empowers them be more efficient in managing their operation.
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closed 8/5/2009 via BusinessWire

WideOrbit, Inc., acquired Radio Automation

synopsis: WideOrbit Inc., the leading provider of business management software for Media companies, announced the acquisition of the assets of Google’s radio automation business, including Google Radio Automation, Maestro and SS32 automation products.
buyer: WideOrbit, Inc.
WideOrbit is the leading provider of business management software for Media companies. WideOrbit provides innovative, proven solutions for managing the business of broadcast and cable operations—from proposal to order, scheduling to billing and aging. "
target parent: Google Inc.
target: Radio Automation
Radio Automation is the industry’s most modern radio automation system, ensuring that stations are on the air and sounding great every minute of every day. With Automation for Radio, stations can easily and reliably ingest, manage and broadcast audio content.
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closed 10/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Xandr, acquired clypd

synopsis: Xandr, an advertising company, has acquired clypd, an advertising technology platform for the television industry. clypd empowers media owners and their agency and brand partners with programmatic ad solutions. Their TV sales platform delivers workflow automation and provides media partners with tools to manage their sales efforts.
buyer parent: AT&T
buyer: Xandr
Xandr is an advertising company. With one of the world’s largest collections of digital, film and TV properties, Xandr provides a premium option for advertisers and publishers looking to reach specific audiences at scale in premium and brand-safe environments. "
target: clypd
clypd is an advertising technology platform for the television industry. clypd empowers media owners and their agency and brand partners with programmatic ad solutions. Their TV sales platform delivers workflow automation and provides media partners with tools to manage their sales efforts.
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closed 6/4/2015 via BNC Analysis

Comcast Corporation, acquired Visible World

synopsis: The largest U.S. cable operator, Comcast Corp., continues to acquired advanced advertising technology companies -- now with the purchase of Visible World. Visible World's (VW) programmatic TV ad sell-side platform offers the most complete solution available. VW’s products make it easy to produce, sell, target, and measure TV ads.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$104,254.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. "
target: Visible World
Visible World's (VW) programmatic TV ad sell-side platform offers the most complete solution available. VW’s products make it easy to produce, sell, target, and measure TV ads that are more relevant for viewers and more effective for advertisers, making advertising inventory more valuable.
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announced 1/16/2014 via Wall Street Journal

SintecMedia, will acquire Pilat Media

synopsis: Sintec Media Ltd., the leading provider of media business management solutions will acquire Pilat Media Global plc. Pilat Media is a supplier of powerful, integrated business management systems for the media industry.
buyer parent: Riverwood Capital
buyer: SintecMedia
Sintec Media is the leading provider of media business management solutions. They engage in the design and implementation of management systems for the broadcast, cable, and satellite industries. "
target: Pilat Media (PGB:$43.40)
Pilat Media Global develops, markets, and supports business management software solutions for content and service providers in the media industry. They offer an Integrated Broadcast Management System (IBM) for managing content, media operations, airtime programming, and advertising sales.
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$45
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closed 7/7/2016 via BusinessWire

MediaOcean, acquired Invision Inc.

synopsis: Mediaocean, the leading software provider for the advertising world, announced that it has acquired INVISION Inc., a leading provider of cross-device sell-side workflow solutions to major media companies. Trusted by the largest media companies in the industry, its proven expertise and SaaS based solutions help clients streamline operations.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: MediaOcean
Mediaocean is the world's only software company that automates every aspect of the advertising workflow, from planning and buying, to analyzing and optimizing, to invoicing and payments. Its open cross-media platforms have unmatched reach and bridge traditional and digital media. "
target: Invision Inc.
INVISION Inc. is the media industry’s most experienced provider of cross-device advertising sales software. Trusted by the largest media and television companies in the industry, its proven expertise and SaaS based solutions help clients streamline operations and maximize revenue of their inventory.
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closed 1/20/2016 via Company Press Release

Efficio merged with ShareBuilders,

synopsis: ShareBuilders, Inc., the leading provider of yield management solutions for the broadcast media sales industry, announced a merger with Efficio Solutions, Inc., a leader in media sales management, CRM and yield solutions to the broadcast industry.
buyer: ShareBuilders
ShareBuilders is the largest media yield management software company in the US. In 2010 their local broadcast TV clients billed about $3.7 billion, which is estimated to be 1 out of every 5 commercials sold on English-speaking network affiliates. "
target: Efficio
Efficio Solutions, Inc. was founded in 1999 and created by broadcasters for broadcasters with over 8,000 users in the media sales industry. Efficio is a fully integrated media sales management solution that answers the needs of salespeople and sales managers.
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closed 1/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

AOL Inc., acquired AlephD

synopsis: AOL, Inc. has acquired AlephD, a Paris-based startup that helps publishers automatically indentify the best price for each ad impression. AlephD provides real-time solutions to publishers selling inventory over RTB.
buyer parent: Verizon Communications
buyer: AOL Inc. (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL is a media technology company that simplifies the Internet for consumers and creators by unleashing the world's best builders of culture and code. AOL operates at scale, connecting tens of thousands of publishers with advertisers on its global and programmatic, content and advertising platforms."
target: AlephD
AlephD provides real-time solutions to publishers selling inventory over RTB. AlephD provides real-time capabilities to online publishers. Its solutions instantly boost digital publishers RTB revenues (Real Time Bidding) by up to 30%.
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closed 12/3/2015 via BNC Analysis

Acxiom Corporation, purchased Advanced-Advertising Unit from The Allant Group, Inc.

synopsis: Acxiom Corp, the data analytics firm, has acquired the advanced-advertising unit of Allant Group, a third-party data shop focused on advertising and marketing. Allant Group's Advanced-Advertising Unit helps ad buyers and sellers execute TV, VOD and online household and zone addressable campaigns with their SaaS solution Audience Interconnect.
buyer: Acxiom Corporation (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom is an enterprise data, analytics and software-as-a-service Company that fuses trust, experience and scale to fuel data-driven results. Acxiom is an innovator in harnessing the most important sources and uses of data to strengthen connections between people, businesses and their partners. "
seller parent: MidOcean Partners
seller: The Allant Group, Inc.
Allant offers advanced TV advertising software and data products as well as data and analytic driven marketing and advertising services. Their Advanced-Advertising Unit helps ad buyers and sellers execute TV, VOD and online household and zone addressable campaigns with their data-enabled software.
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closed 7/23/2014 via BusinessWire

WideOrbit, Inc., acquired Admeta AB

synopsis: WideOrbit Inc., the leading provider of advertising management software for media companies, has acquired Admeta, a leading provider of solutions for digital programmatic sell-side platforms based in Sweden. Admeta provides sophisticated yield optimization solutions that help premium publishers significantly improve digital revenue.
buyer: WideOrbit, Inc.
WideOrbit is the leading provider of advertising management software for Media companies. WideOrbit provides innovative, proven solutions for managing the business of broadcast and cable operations – from proposal to order, scheduling to automation, billing and aging. "
target: Admeta AB
Admeta provides sophisticated yield optimization solutions that help premium publishers significantly improve digital revenue. Admeta’s core functionality includes Artificial Intelligence-based learning, dynamic floor pricing, full premium programmatic support for private marketplaces and Deal ID.
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closed 4/30/2014 via BusinessWire

WideOrbit, Inc., acquired Fivia

synopsis: WideOrbit Inc., the leading provider of advertising management software for media companies, announced that it has acquired Paris-based Fivia, a digital advertising management software provider. Fivia’s software product manages the workflow of major sell-side advertising publishers to maximize the value of their digital advertising inventory.
buyer: WideOrbit, Inc.
WideOrbit is the leading provider of advertising management software for Media companies. WideOrbit provides innovative, proven solutions for managing the business of broadcast and cable operations – from proposal to order, scheduling to automation, billing and aging. "
target parent: IPMG
target: Fivia
Fivia is a digital advertising management software provider headquartered in Paris, France. Fivia’s software product manages the workflow of major sell-side advertising publishers to maximize the value of their digital advertising inventory.
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closed 6/6/2018 via BusinessWire

Outbrain Inc., acquired AdNgin

synopsis: Outbrain, the world’s leading native advertising platform, announced it has acquired AdNgin, a UI optimization company built to enhance the reader experience. AdNgin focuses on optimizing the reader experience based on visual preferences. They understanding that every consumer is different — from personal interests to digital interactions.
buyer: Outbrain Inc.
Outbrain is the world’s most powerful native advertising platform, guiding the digital discoveries of consumers around the globe. Genuinely connecting marketers, publishers, and the consumers in-between, Outbrain serves more than 275 billion personalized recommendations. "
target: AdNgin
AdNgin transforms the way publishers monetize their website traffic by combining extensive managerial and technological experience in the AdTech industry. AdNgin utilizes its proprietary algorithm to automatically bandit test many monetization channels for optimal revenue and visitor experience.
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closed 2/25/2017 via BNC Analysis

The Nielsen Company, Inc., acquired Rhiza

synopsis: Global data firm Nielsen Holdings is acquiring Rhiza Inc., a Shadyside-based company that provides media and consumer analytics software. Rhiza’s web-based advertising research and sales tools make Big Data actionable for the media industry, increasing revenue for both media companies and advertisers.
buyer: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,311.00)
Nielsen is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers watch and buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content is consumed. "
target: Rhiza
Rhiza’s web-based advertising research and sales tools make Big Data actionable for the media industry, increasing revenue for both media companies and advertisers. Media publishers use Rhiza to arm their salespeople with better tools for selling premium advertising.
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announced 2/13/2019 via Wall Street Journal

The Nielsen Company, Inc., will acquire Sorenson Media Inc.

synopsis: Data analytics company Nielsen Co. is the winning bidder for the assets of bankrupt television data provider Sorenson Media Inc. Sorenson Media's technology provides networks, broadcasters and advertisers with a complete toolkit to enable, enhance and improve the TV advertising viewing experience.
buyer: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,311.00)
Nielsen Holdings plc is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. For more than 90 years Nielsen has provided data and analytics based on scientific rigor and innovation. "
target: Sorenson Media Inc.
Sorenson Media provides trusted solutions to the television industry and is an innovator in driving the future of television advertising. Their technology provides networks, broadcasters and advertisers with a complete toolkit to enable, enhance and improve the TV advertising viewing experience.
price ($mm)
$11
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closed 10/20/2015 via PR Newswire

SintecMedia, acquired Broadway Systems

synopsis: SintecMedia, the provider of the most complete, integrated solutions for the media industry, announced its acquisition of Broadway Systems, a leading provider of broadcast management solutions. Broadway manages billions of dollars in advertising revenues across news, sports, music, and entertainment networks for customers in the media industry.
buyer parent: Riverwood Capital
buyer: SintecMedia
intecMedia provides the most complete, integrated solutions for the media industry. Founded in 2000, SintecMedia has grown to manage more than $30 billion in advertising revenue via OnAir, IBMS, and SIMS. "
target: Broadway Systems
Broadway has collaborated with major cable television networks—including Fox News, the Scripps Networks, CBS Sports Network and the MLB Network to engineer a contemporary and fully-integrated programming, sales, traffic, stewardship and billing system.
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closed 10/30/2014 via PR Newswire

Imagine Communications, purchased Advanced Advertising Business Unit from OpenTV Corp.

synopsis: Imagine Communications announced that it has acquired the assets of the advanced advertising business unit of OpenTV, Inc., from the Kudelski Group. The advanced advertising business consists of advertising traffic and billing solutions.
buyer parent: Gores Group, LLC
buyer: Imagine Communications
Imagine Communications Corp., is a global leader of software and networking solutions to more than 3,000 media, broadcast, service provider, government and enterprise customers spanning 185 countries. "
seller parent: The Kudelski Group
seller: OpenTV Corp.
OpenTV's Advanced Advertising Business Unit includes the EclipsePlus®, EclipsePlus®/xG Billing, EclipsePlus®/xG Insights™ and EclipsePlus®/xG Linear™ advertising campaign management solutions. OpenTV, Inc. is one of the world's leading providers of advanced digital television solutions.
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closed 5/7/2014 via PR Web

NewsCycle Solutions, acquired MediaSpan Group, Inc.

synopsis: NEWSCYCLE Solutions, a leading provider of software and services for the global news media industry, announced that it has acquired MediaSpan Group, Inc., a media software innovator that provides solutions to more than 3,000 local newspaper and broadcast properties
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: NewsCycle Solutions
NEWSCYCLE Solutions delivers the broadest range of technology solutions for the global news media industry, including content management, digital advertising, circulation, and audience relationship management. "
target: MediaSpan Group, Inc.
MediaSpan Group, Inc. powers digital content management, online marketing, advertising and business productivity solutions for the world's leading media companies including Sun Media, Advance Publications, MediaNews, Gannett and Radio One.
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closed 6/18/2008 via BusinessWire

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Navic Networks

synopsis: Microsoft Corp. announced the acquisition of Navic Networks, a leading provider of television advertising solutions. Navic's technologies include sophisticated campaign management tools that use relevant data to optimize the delivery and placement of targeted interactive television media.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. "
target: Navic Networks
Navic Networks is the leading addressable advertising and interactive television technology provider to the cable and direct broadcast satellite television industry. Navic's technology powers addressable advertising and interactive television applications on over 35 million digital set-top boxes.
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closed 9/20/2005 via BusinessWire

Arbitron Inc., acquired Integrated Radio Systems, L.L.C.

synopsis: Arbitron Inc. announced today that it has acquired the assets of Integrated Radio Systems, L.L.C. for $4.5 million in cash.
buyer parent: Ceridian Corporation
buyer: Arbitron Inc. (ARB:$449.86)
A subsidiary of information services giant Ceridian, the company performs radio audience surveys in more than 270 markets across the US, primarily by having participants fill out listening diaries. Some 3,400 stations and about 2,700 advertisers and ad agencies subscribe to the surveys. In addition "
target: Integrated Radio Systems, L.L.C.
Integrated Radio Systems is a provider of software systems that help radio stations manage their advertising sales process & automate the daily tasks in a sales department. Their applications combine customer relationship management systems with research applications & pricing management tools.
price ($mm)
$4.50
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closed 4/29/2021 via Company Press Release

Peach Video, acquired Adtoox

synopsis: Peach, a global video ad management platform, has acquired Adtoox, a Stockholm-based ad delivery company. Adtoox's cloud-based ad delivery service offers instant QC and distribution to broadcasters and publishers around the globe. Their powerful ad management service automates workflows and allows users to track all actions and ads.
buyer parent: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
buyer: Peach Video
Peach is a global video ad management platform. Peach streamlines complex workflows and powers creative for advertising. Their platform manages the world’s advertising content and makes it easy for brands, agencies and media owners to collaborate with each other on a global scale. "
target: Adtoox
Adtoox is a Stockholm-based ad delivery company. Adtoox's cloud-based ad delivery service offers instant QC and distribution to broadcasters and publishers around the globe. Their powerful ad management service automates workflows and allows users to track all actions and ads.
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closed 2/17/2006 via

Google Inc., acquired dMarc Broadcasting, Inc.

synopsis: Google Inc. today announced it has agreed to acquire dMarc Broadcasting, Inc., a Newport Beach, Calif.-based digital solutions provider for the radio broadcast industry.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: dMarc Broadcasting, Inc.
dMarc Broadcasting is a developer of digital audio systems and related services for radio broadcasters. Through subsidiaries Scott Studios and Computer Concepts (dba Maestro), the company provides digital systems to more than 4,600 radio stations.
price ($mm)
$1,238
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announced 10/17/2018 via Company Press Release

The E.W. Scripps Company, will acquire Triton Digital Media

synopsis: The E.W. Scripps Company is acquiring Triton Digital, the global leader in digital audio technology and measurement services. Triton's innovative and proprietary SaaS solutions and advertising technology enable both live and on-demand audio publishers to build their audiences and enhance revenues globally.
buyer: The E.W. Scripps Company (SSP:$1,599.45)
The E.W. Scripps Company serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of local and national media brands. With 33 television stations, Scripps is one of the nation’s largest independent TV station owners. Scripps runs a collection of national journalism and content businesses. "
target parent: Vector Capital
target: Triton Digital Media
Triton Digital is a pioneer in the rapidly expanding digital audio marketplace. The Company’s innovative and proprietary SaaS solutions and advertising technology enable both live and on-demand audio publishers to build their audiences and enhance revenues globally.
price ($mm)
$150
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$40
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3.8x
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