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closed 9/23/2009 via BusinessWire

Acxiom Corporation, acquired Direct Marketing Services

synopsis: Acxiom Corporation announced a strategic expansion into the Middle East-North Africa market with the acquisition of Direct Marketing Services. Working in partnership with the Saudi Post, DMS has been a pioneer in the Middle East’s direct mail industry and has expanded its offerings to become a full-service direct marketing agency.
buyer: Acxiom Corporation (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom Corporation integrates data, services and technology to create and deliver customer and information management solutions. Acxiom's innovative solutions are Customer Data Integration (CDI) technology, data, database services, IT outsourcing, consulting and analytics, and privacy leadership. "
target: Direct Marketing Services
Direct Marketing Services is the only "One-Stop-Shop" direct marketing agency with fully equipped mailing and fulfillment centers, call centers, creative studios, and a business team to support it all in the Middle East-North Africa market.
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$3.78*
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announced 6/23/2021 via PR Newswire

HH Global, will acquire Adare International

synopsis: HH Global, a global outsourced marketing execution provider, will acquire Adare International from Endless LLP, a private equity firm in the UK. Adare is a British marketing company that helps brands connect with their customers. They provide services for shopper marketing, event management, digital, direct marketing, print management, and more.
buyer: HH Global
Founded in 1991, HH Global is a global outsourced marketing execution provider. They develop innovative solutions that drive down the cost of their clients’ physical marketing procurement and content development, while improving quality, sustainability, and speed to market. "
target parent: Endless LLP
target: Adare International
Adare International is a British marketing company. Adare helps brands connect with their customers, creatively and effectively, in a multi-channel world. They provide services for creative, shopper marketing, event management, digital, direct marketing, print management, and more.
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closed 11/21/2019 via PR Web

Impact Connects, acquired Infinity Direct, Inc.

synopsis: Impact, a full-service Direct Response Marketing Agency, has acquired Infinity Direct, a direct marketing agency specializing in helping clients acquire, retain, and measurably grow valuable customer relationships. Infinity Direct creates and executes integrated direct marketing, including print, direct mail, email, display ads and landing pages.
buyer: Impact Connects
Impact is a full-service Direct Response Marketing Agency that provides total program management and campaign execution. Impact is focused on direct response marketing execution, complex segmentation, variable high-speed color print, lettershop, fulfillment, and critical document processing. "
target: Infinity Direct, Inc.
Infinity Direct is a direct marketing agency specializing in helping clients acquire, retain, and measurably grow valuable customer relationships. Infinity Direct creates and executes integrated direct marketing, including print, direct mail, email, display ads and landing pages.
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announced 5/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Paragon Group UK Limited, will purchase Howard Hunt Businesses from Howard Hunt Group

synopsis: UK-based Paragon Group has acquired Celerity Information Services, ORM and Graft Services as well as the order book and customer base of direct mail operation Howard Hunt (City). The business and assets of Howard Hunt (City) were purchased from the UK multi-media service provider Howard Hunt Group.
buyer: Paragon Group UK Limited
Paragon Group is a UK-based international organisation providing Customer Communications, Identification and Graphics services. Paragon operates three divisions that provide general customer solutions, specialization in RFID solutions, and design and print services to businesses and consumers. "
seller: Howard Hunt Group
Celerity Information Services increases value from data, technology and customer interactions. Graft Services is a a marketing concierge service that simplifies the marketing delivery process. ORM leads brands through digital change. Howard Hunt (City) operates in direct marketing.
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$38
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closed 2/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Jasmine Limited, acquired D2 Marketing

synopsis: Aberdeen-based communications firm Jasmine has acquired D2 Marketing, a design, event planning and advertising agency. The deal comes as D2 Marketing agrees to a contract with new exhibition venue The Events Centre Aberdeen (TECA), to deliver three large-scale consumer exhibitions over the coming 12 months.
buyer parent: Jasmine Holdings Ltd
buyer: Jasmine Limited
Jasmine Limited provides a complete range of sales, support and consultancy services aiming to be the first choice for print and document management solutions across all sectors in the North East of Scotland. "
target: D2 Marketing
Based in the United Kingdom, D2 Marketing Limited is the holding company for a group of best-of-breed direct marketing and digital businesses with expertise in a variety of marketing disciplines ranging from customer acquisition to website design and development.
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closed 12/11/2018 via BusinessWire

H.I.G. Capital, acquired Vision Integrated Graphics

synopsis: H.I.G. Capital, a leading global private equity investment firm, is pleased to announce that one of its affiliates has completed the acquisition of Vision Integrated Graphics Group LLC, a leading provider of tech-enabled, data-driven marketing solutions focused on customer acquisition and engagement for Fortune 1000 customers.
buyer: H.I.G. Capital
H.I.G. Capital is a leading global private equity investment firm with over $25 billion of equity capital under management. The H.I.G. family of funds includes private equity, growth equity, real estate, debt/credit, lending and biohealth. "
target: Vision Integrated Graphics
Vision is a leading provider of tech-enabled, data-driven marketing solutions focused on customer acquisition and engagement for Fortune 1000 customers. The Company provides personalized, turnkey marketing solutions which generate high returns on investment.
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announced 11/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

iris Worldwide, will acquire WDMP Ltd

synopsis: Iris Worldwide, a global advertising agency, will acquire a majority stake in WDMP, a UK-based CRM agency that specialises in accelerating growth for ambitious businesses. WDMP specialises in Dynamic Relationship Management. They provide solutions that attract new customers and engage current customers.
buyer parent: Cheil Worldwide, Inc.
buyer: iris Worldwide
Iris Worldwide is an award-winning global creative innovation network. iris has a unique range of creative and strategic disciplines including advertising, digital, retail, social, experiential, PR, sponsorship, management consultancy, branded content, direct and CRM. "
target: WDMP Ltd
WDMP is a UK-based CRM agency that specialises in accelerating growth for ambitious businesses. WDMP specialises in Dynamic Relationship Management. They provide solutions that attract new customers and engage current customers. WDMP helps clients to drive value and growth.
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closed 11/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

BR Printers, acquired EndPoint Direct

synopsis: BR Printers, a digital print and marketing solutions services company, announced the strategic acquisition of Endpoint Direct, a direct marketing, mail, data and fulfillment services company.
buyer: BR Printers
BR Printer is a leading provider of digital printing products. Their product portfolio includes self-publishing solutions, print-on-demand, short run publications, web-to-print, rebinds, and other digital printing solutions. "
target: EndPoint Direct
EndPoint Direct provides direct marketing solutions for small to large clients in many industries. They provide marketing design, digital paint, list demographics, full service mailing and fulfillment, and internet marketing strategies that work in tandem with clients direct mail efforts.
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closed 10/3/2018 via BusinessWire

Valassis, acquired One Brand Marketing

synopsis: Valassis, a leader in activating consumers through intelligent media delivery, announced that it has acquired One Brand Marketing. One Brand Marketing offers efficient postcard marketing solutions that enable merchants to target neighborhoods, create designs, print and mail a postcard campaign in real time.
buyer parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: Valassis (VCI:$2,081.67)
Valassis helps thousands of local and national brands tap the potential of industry-leading data through intelligent media delivery – understanding, engaging and inspiring millions of consumers to action with smarter cross-channel campaigns. "
target: One Brand Marketing
One Brand Marketing offers efficient postcard marketing solutions that enable merchants to target neighborhoods, create designs, print and mail a postcard campaign in real time. In addition, their Advanced Marketing Platform helps franchise organizations optimize local marketing programs.
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closed 8/8/2018 via Company Press Release

Lutech S.p.A., acquired ICTeam S.p.A.

synopsis: Lutech Group, a leading mid-sized IT system integration and solutions provider, has announced the acquisition of 100% of the share capital of ICTeam Spa, a system integrator and service provider in the Information and Communications Technology field.
buyer parent: One Equity Partners
buyer: Lutech S.p.A.
Lutech is a leading mid-sized IT system integration and solutions provider to medium and large Italian private and public-sector clients, with an offering across vertical markets and business models: system integration, proprietary vertical market solutions and next generation IT infrastructure. "
target: ICTeam S.p.A.
ICTeam operates as a system integrator and service provider in the Information and Communications Technology field. The company operates with three divisions: the Design Division, the Services Division and the Loyalty and Direct Marketing Division.
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closed 4/25/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Mspark, Inc., acquired National Mail-It

synopsis: Mspark, a leading national shared mail company, has acquired National Mail-It, an independently owned shared mail company located in Shreveport, Louisiana. The acquisition brings an additional 2.6 million households to Mspark’s over 24 million US household mailing area.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Mspark, Inc.
Mspark, a privately held, national print and digital media distribution company, has partnered with clients to deliver reliable advertising solutions since 1988. Their business success stems from a simple premise providing measurable results and a solid return on the customer's marketing investment."
target: National Mail-It
National Mail-It is a privately owned, full service direct marketing company out of Shreveport, Louisiana. To date, their shared mail package services millions of homes and their advanced network gives access to over 100 million homes across the United States.
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closed 3/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

Kreps DeMaria, acquired BTW Agency LLC

synopsis: Kreps DeMaria Public Relations & Marketing has acquired Miami-based digital strategy consultancy BTW Agency. BTW was founded in 2015 and specializes in marketing, social media consulting, native advertising and creative services.
buyer: Kreps DeMaria
Based in Miami, Florida with an office in New York, Kreps DeMaria Public Relations & Marketing is a mid-sized, full-service integrated marketing communications firm. They provide corporate communication, publicity, social media strategy, crisis management and special events management services. "
target: BTW Agency LLC
The BTW Agency is a group of Data-Driven Marketers & Social Media specialists who listen, learn and apply. Their mission is to help businesses find new leads through social media, digital and direct marketing, below the line advertising and media buying.
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closed 2/15/2018 via PR Newswire

Direct Marketing Solutions, acquired Direct Marketing Solutions

synopsis: The management team of Direct Marketing Solutions (DMS) have completed a management buyout of the company. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, DMS develops and executes end-to-end, omni-channel direct marketing services including strategy, creative design, direct mail production/fulfillment, and digital marketing to various end markets.
buyer: Direct Marketing Solutions
Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Direct Marketing Solutions (DMS) develops and executes end-to-end, omni-channel direct marketing services including strategy, creative design, direct mail production/fulfillment, and digital marketing to various end markets. "
target: Direct Marketing Solutions
Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Direct Marketing Solutions (DMS) develops and executes end-to-end, omni-channel direct marketing services including strategy, creative design, direct mail production/fulfillment, and digital marketing to various end markets.
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closed 1/29/2018 via Company Press Release

Hakuhodo, Inc., acquired Square Communications

synopsis: Hakuhodo Inc., an integrated advertising and communication agency in Japan, has acquired a majority stake in Square Communications, a leading integrated marketing communications (IMC) agency group in Vietnam and Myanmar. Square Communications' services include event implementation and production, engagement marketing, PR/communications, and more.
buyer parent: Hakuhodo DY Holdings, Inc.
buyer: Hakuhodo, Inc.
Founded in 1895, Hakuhodo Inc. is an integrated advertising and communication agency headquartered in Japan. Hakuhodo has offices in 17 countries and regions, and over 3,000 employees working in Japan and over 2,500 overseas. "
target: Square Communications
Square Communications is a leading integrated marketing communications (IMC) agency group in Vietnam and Myanmar. Their services include event implementation and production, exhibitions, interior design, engagement marketing, direct marketing, PR/communications, and digital communications.
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closed 12/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

OSG Billing Services, acquired Diamond Communication Solutions

synopsis: OSG Billing Services (OSG), a leading provider of outsourced billing and statement services and customer communication management, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Diamond Communication Solutions, a full-service provider of data-driven customer communications, headquartered in Carol Stream, Ill.
buyer parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
buyer: OSG Billing Services
OSG is a leading innovator in multichannel communication solutions. For 25 years, they’ve used the most cutting-edge technology to help their clients communicate with their customers – efficiently and securely. "
target: Diamond Communication Solutions
Diamond Communication Solutions is a full-service provider of data-driven customer communications, headquartered in Carol Stream, Ill. Diamond is a national leader in developing and delivering critical communications in both print and electronic formats.
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closed 12/8/2017 via Company Press Release

Qualfon Corporation, acquired DialogDirect, Inc

synopsis: Qualfon, a leading business process outsourcing (BPO) and contact center service provider, announced that it has acquired DialogDirect, a BPO company that provides lead generation, sales, and customer support services to more than 100 clients in the automotive, retail, financial services, healthcare, and consumer packaged goods industries.
buyer: Qualfon Corporation
Qualfon is a mission-driven BPO company and a global provider of contact center services and back-office processing. Qualfon helps companies reduce costs and deliver superior customer experiences. "
target parent: Glencoe Capital LLC
target: DialogDirect, Inc
DialogDirect is a marketing and customer engagement solution provider focused on helping brands connect and engage with their customers to create remarkable experiences. The company offers a full range of end-to-end marketing services including Analytics, Campaign Management and Direct Marketing.
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closed 11/1/2017 via PR Newswire

FuseMind, acquired FXdirect, Inc.

synopsis: FuseMind, a mobile and web-based application company recognized for always providing leading edge technology solutions has acquired direct marketing company, FXdirect.
buyer: FuseMind
FuseMind has established itself as a leading direct mail print company. They are a mobile and web-based application company with a portfolio of solutions that help insurance and real estate agents and marketing professionals accelerate business and increase bottom lines. "
target: FXdirect, Inc.
FXdirect is a unique direct marketing company defined by years of experience and attention to detail that is rare in the direct marketing industry today.
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closed 9/15/2017 via BusinessWire

Next 15, acquired Elvis Communications Limited

synopsis: Next 15, the digital communications group, has acquired Elvis Communications Limited, an award-winning integrated creative agency. Elvis's mission is to transform audiences into passionate, knicker-throwing fans. Elvis offers a variety of marketing services, including press ads, direct mail packs, TV commercials, events, social media, and more.
buyer: Next 15 (AIM:NFC:$444.63)
Next 15 is a communications business which employs over 1,610 people across 39 offices in 14 countries. The Group incorporates 17 subsidiary agencies, spanning digital content, marketing, PR, consumer, technology, marketing software, market research, public affairs and policy communications. "
target: Elvis Communications Limited
Elvis is an award-winning integrated creative agency. They work through every single step in the customer experience - whether it's for a press ad or direct mail pack, a television commercial or an in store activation, a social media post or a real world event. Elvis turns audiences into fans.
price ($mm)
$7.27
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
7.3x
closed 6/6/2017 via BNC Analysis

Quality Resource Group, acquired Badger Graphic Systems

synopsis: Quality Resource Group, an advertising merchandise company specializing in printing, promotional products and customized marketing, has acquired Badger Graphic Systems, a customer driven print management and direct marketing firm. Badger Graphic Systems' focus is to develop brands and establish long term relationships with their clients.
buyer: Quality Resource Group
Quality Resource Group (QRG) is an advertising merchandise company specializing in printing, promotional products and customized marketing. QRGs focus is brand marketing services and strategy implementation for major accounts. QRG helps their clients save money, time and frustration. "
target: Badger Graphic Systems
Badger Graphic Systems is a customer driven print management and direct marketing firm. They are the professionals in providing their clients with innovative technology concepts since 1985. Their focus is to develop brands, deliver solutions and establish long term relationships with their clients.
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announced 5/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

eFusion Solutions Pte. Ltd., will acquire eFusion Solutions Pte. Ltd.

synopsis: Global Yellow Pages Limited announced that they have entered a sale and purchase agreement to sell 80% of their shareholding interest in eFusion Solutions Pte. Ltd. to Samara Ventures Pte. Ltd., a holding company owned wholly by eFusion's Founder and CEO Samuel Lim. eFusion is a direct and channel marketing services company based in Singapore.
buyer: eFusion Solutions Pte. Ltd.
Based in Singapore, eFusion provides direct and channel marketing services, and specialises in delivering incremental sales by connecting companies to their target customers through the use of effective channels, technologies and customer databases. "
target parent: Global Yellow Pages Limited
target: eFusion Solutions Pte. Ltd.
Based in Singapore, eFusion provides direct and channel marketing services, and specialises in delivering incremental sales by connecting companies to their target customers through the use of effective channels, technologies and customer databases.
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$0.85*
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closed 9/23/2009 via BusinessWire

Acxiom Corporation, acquired Direct Marketing Services

synopsis: Acxiom Corporation announced a strategic expansion into the Middle East-North Africa market with the acquisition of Direct Marketing Services. Working in partnership with the Saudi Post, DMS has been a pioneer in the Middle East’s direct mail industry and has expanded its offerings to become a full-service direct marketing agency.
buyer: Acxiom Corporation (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom Corporation integrates data, services and technology to create and deliver customer and information management solutions. Acxiom's innovative solutions are Customer Data Integration (CDI) technology, data, database services, IT outsourcing, consulting and analytics, and privacy leadership. "
target: Direct Marketing Services
Direct Marketing Services is the only "One-Stop-Shop" direct marketing agency with fully equipped mailing and fulfillment centers, call centers, creative studios, and a business team to support it all in the Middle East-North Africa market.
price ($mm)
$3.78*
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closed 7/4/2018 via Company Press Release

Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc., acquired Acxiom Marketing Solutions

synopsis: Acxiom, the data foundation for the world's best marketers, announced that the acquisition of Acxiom by Interpublic Group is complete. Acxiom helps thousands of clients and partners around the globe work together to create a world where all marketing is relevant.
buyer: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE: IPG:$8,319.90)
Interpublic is one of the world’s premier advertising and marketing services companies. Their agency brands deliver custom marketing solutions to many of the world’s largest advertisers. They cover the spectrum of marketing disciplines and specialties, from public relations and consumer advertising."
target: Acxiom Marketing Solutions (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom provides the data foundation for the world’s best marketers. Acxiom Marketing Solutions is the leading provider of data solutions for powering exceptional customer experiences and includes all of Acxiom's data and data services.
price ($mm)
$2,300
rev ($mm)
$706
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3.3x
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closed 2/15/2018 via BusinessWire

LiveRamp, acquired Pacific Data Partners

synopsis: LiveRamp, an Acxiom company and leading provider of omnichannel identity resolution, has acquired Pacific Data Partners, the largest global B2B data marketplace, to accelerate LiveRamp’s ability to power people-based business-to-business (B2B) marketing.
buyer parent: Acxiom Corporation
buyer: LiveRamp (NYSE:RAMP:$429.55)
LiveRamp's IdentityLink transforms the technology platforms used by their clients into people-based marketing channels that improve the relevancy of marketing, and ultimately allow consumers to better connect with the brands and products they love. "
target: Pacific Data Partners
Pacific Data Partners is the largest global B2B data marketplace. Working with top tier partners and over 700+ sources, Pacific Data Partners is building one of the most comprehensive and accurate datasets of professional, firmographic and technographic data.
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closed 12/7/2016 via BusinessWire

LiveRamp, acquired Arbor Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: LiveRamp™, an Acxiom® company and leading provider of omnichannel identity resolution, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Arbor, a company at the forefront of helping publishers connect people-based data to the marketing ecosystem.
buyer parent: Acxiom Corporation
buyer: LiveRamp (NYSE:RAMP:$429.55)
LiveRamp data onboarding enables companies to use their offline customer data in online advertising. LiveRamp helps bring the rich and valuable assets of offline databases online creating greater precision and performance in online marketing and advertising. "
target: Arbor Technologies, Inc.
Arbor (formerly known as Pippio) operates the first marketplace for people-based data. Publishers and app developers are empowered to surface, value, and fully monetize their data asset in a privacy-friendly, transparent manner.
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closed 12/7/2016 via BusinessWire

LiveRamp, acquired Circulate

synopsis: LiveRamp™, an Acxiom® company and leading provider of omnichannel identity resolution, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Circulate, a company at the forefront of helping publishers connect people-based data to the marketing ecosystem.
buyer parent: Acxiom Corporation
buyer: LiveRamp (NYSE:RAMP:$429.55)
LiveRamp data onboarding enables companies to use their offline customer data in online advertising. LiveRamp helps bring the rich and valuable assets of offline databases online creating greater precision and performance in online marketing and advertising. "
target: Circulate
Circulate helps publishers, networks and SDK providers maximize their first-party data monetization strategies with one simple integration, on a privacy friendly basis. It advances the science of targeting and media attribution by enabling industry partners to utilize match Data as a Service.
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closed 9/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Zeta Interactive Corporation, acquired Acxiom Impact

synopsis: Zeta Interactive, the data-driven marketing technology pioneer whose SaaS-based marketing cloud helps brands acquire, retain and grow customer relationships, announced that it has acquired Acxiom's award-winning email services unit, Acxiom Impact. Acxiom Impact enable brands and agencies to connect with people across channels.
buyer parent: Investcorp
buyer: Zeta Interactive Corporation
Zeta Interactive is a data-driven marketing technology pioneer whose SaaS-based marketing cloud helps 500+ Fortune 1000 and Middle Market brands acquire, retain and grow customer relationships through actionable data, advanced analytics and machine learning. "
target parent: Acxiom Corporation
target: Acxiom Impact (ACXM:$867.99)
With a focus on the consumer experience and marketing optimization, Acxiom Impact delivers billions of highly targeted emails per year, manage thousands of terabytes of data for their clients, and provide big brands with the confidence, scale and accountability needed to win in fast-moving markets.
price ($mm)
$22
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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 8/3/2015 via PE Hub

Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC, M/C Partners, acquired Acxiom Information Technology

synopsis: Charlesbank Capital Partners and M/C Partners announced they have closed their acquisition of the IT Outsourcing business of Acxiom. Acxiom IT addresses all IT needs from hosting to cloud advisory.
buyer: M/C Partners
buyer: Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC
Based in Boston and New York, Charlesbank Capital Partners is a middle-market private equity investment firm managing more than $3 billion of capital. Charlesbank focuses on management-led buyouts and growth capital financings. "
target parent: Acxiom Corporation
target: Acxiom Information Technology
Acxiom IT provides infrastructure management solutions that help clients deliver better, faster, more cost-effective results. Addressing all IT needs – from hosting to cloud to advisory – Acxiom ranks #1 in customer satisfaction.
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$140
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closed 7/1/2014 via BusinessWire

Acxiom Corporation, acquired LiveRamp

synopsis: Acxiom, an enterprise data, analytics and software-as-a-service company, announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of LiveRamp, Inc., a leading service for onboarding customer data into digital marketing applications.
buyer: Acxiom Corporation (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom Corporation integrates data, services and technology to create and deliver customer and information management solutions. Acxiom's innovative solutions are Customer Data Integration (CDI) technology, data, database services, IT outsourcing, consulting and analytics, and privacy leadership. "
target: LiveRamp (NYSE:RAMP:$429.55)
LiveRamp data onboarding enables companies to use their offline customer data in online advertising. LiveRamp helps bring the rich and valuable assets of offline databases online creating greater precision and performance in online marketing and advertising.
price ($mm)[EV]
$279 [$268]
rev ($mm)
$26
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$2
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closed 7/1/2010 via

Acxiom Corporation, acquired GoDigital

synopsis: Acxiom® Corporation has acquired a controlling interest in GoDigital, a data quality and precision marketing company in Sao Paulo and Porto Alegre, Brazil. Founded in 2000, GoDigital has two unique, proprietary products – GoQuality and Claridata.
buyer: Acxiom Corporation (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom Corporation integrates data, services and technology to create and deliver customer and information management solutions. Acxiom's innovative solutions are Customer Data Integration (CDI) technology, data, database services, IT outsourcing, consulting and analytics, and privacy leadership. "
target: GoDigital
Founded in 2000, GoDigital has two unique, proprietary products – GoQuality, which offers total data quality management, and Claridata, a web-based suite that offers multichannel marketing campaign management and geo-analytical indicators for targeted marketing and campaign analysis.
price ($mm)
$12*
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$8
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closed 9/23/2009 via BusinessWire

Acxiom Corporation, acquired Direct Marketing Services

synopsis: Acxiom Corporation announced a strategic expansion into the Middle East-North Africa market with the acquisition of Direct Marketing Services. Working in partnership with the Saudi Post, DMS has been a pioneer in the Middle East’s direct mail industry and has expanded its offerings to become a full-service direct marketing agency.
buyer: Acxiom Corporation (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom Corporation integrates data, services and technology to create and deliver customer and information management solutions. Acxiom's innovative solutions are Customer Data Integration (CDI) technology, data, database services, IT outsourcing, consulting and analytics, and privacy leadership. "
target: Direct Marketing Services
Direct Marketing Services is the only "One-Stop-Shop" direct marketing agency with fully equipped mailing and fulfillment centers, call centers, creative studios, and a business team to support it all in the Middle East-North Africa market.
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closed 7/9/2008 via BusinessWire

Acxiom Corporation, purchased Database Marketing Solutions from ChoicePoint Precision Marketing LLC

synopsis: Acxiom® Corporation, a global interactive marketing services company, announced the acquisition of the Database Marketing Solutions division of ChoicePoint Precision Marketing LLC, a subsidiary of ChoicePoint Inc.
buyer: Acxiom Corporation (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom Corporation integrates data, services and technology to create and deliver customer and information management solutions. Acxiom's innovative solutions are Customer Data Integration (CDI) technology, data, database services, IT outsourcing, consulting and analytics, and privacy leadership. "
seller parent: ChoicePoint Asset Company LLC.
seller: ChoicePoint Precision Marketing LLC
ChoicePoint Precision Marketing accelerates sales, improves customer retention and enhances cross- and up-sell programs. We provide full-service direct and database marketing solutions to leading companies in insurance, financial services, and many other industries.
price ($mm)
$4.50
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$16
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closed 12/17/2007 via BusinessWire

Pitney Bowes Software, purchased the software distribution unit of Acxiom France from Acxiom Corporation

synopsis: Pitney Bowes Inc. has made an acquisition of of the software distribution unit of Acxiom France, to expand the company’s capabilities and geographic presence in the field of location intelligence. Located in Asnières-sur-Seine, France. Acxiom has been the exclusive distributor of PB MapInfo technology in France since 1989.
buyer parent: Pitney Bowes Inc.
buyer: Pitney Bowes Software
Pitney Bowes MapInfo is the leading global provider of location intelligence solutions, integrating software, data and services to provide greater value from location-based information and drive more insightful decisions for businesses and government organizations around the world. "
seller: Acxiom Corporation (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom Corporation integrates data, services and technology to create and deliver customer and information management solutions. Acxiom's innovative solutions are Customer Data Integration (CDI) technology, data, database services, IT outsourcing, consulting and analytics, and privacy leadership.
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cancelled 10/1/2007 via BNC Analysis

Silver Lake Partners, ValueAct Capital Partners LP, cancelled an acquisition of Acxiom Corporation

synopsis: Acxiom® Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Silver Lake, the leading investment firm focused on large-scale investments in technology-driven growth industries, and ValueAct Capital, one of the largest investment firms that makes strategic block and control investments in public and private companies.
buyer: ValueAct Capital Partners LP
buyer: Silver Lake Partners
ValueAct Capital, with offices in San Francisco and Boston and more than $5 billion in investments, seeks to make active strategic-block value investments in a limited number of companies. "
target: Acxiom Corporation (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom Corporation integrates data, services and technology to create and deliver customer and information management solutions. Acxiom's innovative solutions are Customer Data Integration (CDI) technology, data, database services, IT outsourcing, consulting and analytics, and privacy leadership.
price ($mm)
$2,852
rev ($mm)
$1,395
EBITDA ($mm)
$397
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
7.2x
closed 4/3/2007 via BusinessWire

Acxiom Digital, acquired Kefta Inc.

synopsis: Acxiom Corporation has acquired Kefta, the leader in real-time, dynamic personalization solutions for the Internet. Kefta, based in San Francisco, will become part of Acxiom Digital, Acxiom Corporation’s business unit dedicated to providing integrated digital marketing solutions to Global 2000 enterprises.
buyer parent: Acxiom Corporation
buyer: Acxiom Digital
Acxiom Digital is the new name for Digital Impact, and we are marking our tenth anniversary. Acxiom Digital combines agency services with world-class campaign execution on a proprietary technology platform to deliver superior marketing results for clients. "
target: Kefta Inc.
Kefta is the leader in personalized marketing solutions. Global brands including GMAC, Overstock, and Verizon use Kefta Dynamic Targeting to deliver timely, relevant content to site visitors based on their unique online behavior – immediately boosting conversion, revenues and customer loyalty.
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closed 3/29/2007 via BusinessWire

Acxiom Corporation, acquired Harbinger Technologies Group

synopsis: Acxiom Corporation has acquired Harbinger Technologies Group, an ICx Technologies Company based in McLean, Va., with an office in Starkville, Miss. Financial terms were not disclosed.
buyer: Acxiom Corporation (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom Corporation integrates data, services and technology to create and deliver customer and information management solutions. Acxiom's innovative solutions are Customer Data Integration (CDI) technology, data, database services, IT outsourcing, consulting and analytics, and privacy leadership. "
target: Harbinger Technologies Group
Harbinger Technologies Group, an ICx Technologies Co. is a consulting and training company focused on homeland security and international counterterrorism. The company has developed search technologies aimed at providing customers with fast, accurate methods of analyzing their data.
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closed 8/10/2005 via BusinessWire

Acxiom Corporation, acquired InsightAmerica

synopsis: Acxiom(R) Corporation today announced it had expanded and enhanced its fraud prevention and risk mitigation services with the acquisition of InsightAmerica based in Broomfield, Colo.
buyer: Acxiom Corporation (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom Corporation integrates data, services and technology to create and deliver customer and information management solutions. Acxiom's innovative solutions are Customer Data Integration (CDI) technology, data, database services, IT outsourcing, consulting and analytics, and privacy leadership. "
target: InsightAmerica
InsightAmerica offers analytically enhanced data in an easy-to-use form. They provide secure, reliable access to hundreds of national and state-specific databases, including identity data, property, addresses, phone numbers, motor vehicle and criminal records, in both online and batch mode.
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closed 10/26/2004 via BusinessWire

Acxiom Corporation, acquired ChinaLOOP

synopsis: Acxiom(R) Corporation (Nasdaq: ACXM) today announced it had acquired ChinaLOOP, a pioneering business intelligence, customer relationship management and data management company based in Shanghai, China.
buyer: Acxiom Corporation (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom Corporation integrates data, services and technology to create and deliver customer and information management solutions. Acxiom's innovative solutions are Customer Data Integration (CDI) technology, data, database services, IT outsourcing, consulting and analytics, and privacy leadership. "
target: ChinaLOOP
ChinaLOOP is a specialist marketing data organisation that provides leadership, expertise, services and products to support Direct Marketing and Customer Relationship Management in China.
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closed 1/1/2004 via BusinessWire

Acxiom Corporation, acquired Claritas Europe B.V.

synopsis: Acxiom(R) Corporation (Nasdaq: ACXM) today announced that the transaction to acquire the Claritas Europe group of companies from VNU N.V. of Haarlem, The Netherlands, for 33.5 million euros ($40.40 million) in cash, has been completed and is effective January 1, 2004.
buyer: Acxiom Corporation (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom Corporation integrates data, services and technology to create and deliver customer and information management solutions. Acxiom's innovative solutions are Customer Data Integration (CDI) technology, data, database services, IT outsourcing, consulting and analytics, and privacy leadership. "
target parent: The Nielsen Company, Inc.
target: Claritas Europe B.V.
Our mission is to improve our clients´sales and marketing effectiveness and overall profitability by helping them focus on their best customers and market opportunities, formulate strategies, implement programs, and measure results. We do this through innovative application of data, technology and
price ($mm)
$41
rev ($mm)
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closed 9/23/2009 via BusinessWire

Acxiom Corporation, acquired Direct Marketing Services

synopsis: Acxiom Corporation announced a strategic expansion into the Middle East-North Africa market with the acquisition of Direct Marketing Services. Working in partnership with the Saudi Post, DMS has been a pioneer in the Middle East’s direct mail industry and has expanded its offerings to become a full-service direct marketing agency.
buyer: Acxiom Corporation (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom Corporation integrates data, services and technology to create and deliver customer and information management solutions. Acxiom's innovative solutions are Customer Data Integration (CDI) technology, data, database services, IT outsourcing, consulting and analytics, and privacy leadership. "
target: Direct Marketing Services
Direct Marketing Services is the only "One-Stop-Shop" direct marketing agency with fully equipped mailing and fulfillment centers, call centers, creative studios, and a business team to support it all in the Middle East-North Africa market.
price ($mm)
$3.78*
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closed 1/14/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Porch Group, Inc., acquired V12 Data

synopsis: Porch, a leading vertical software company reinventing the home services industry, has acquired V12, a modern marketing platform that blends data, technology and analytics to drive accelerated results. V12 combines rich data assets with robust technology to provide brands with customer acquisition and retention solutions to achieve maximum ROI.
buyer: Porch Group, Inc. (PRCH:$72.05)
Seattle-based Porch Group, the vertical software platform for the home, provides software and services to more than 10,500 home services companies such as home inspectors, moving companies, real estate agencies, utility companies, and warranty companies. "
target: V12 Data
V12 is a modern marketing platform that blends data, technology and analytics to drive accelerated results. V12 combines rich data assets with robust technology to provide brands with end-to-end customer acquisition and retention solutions to achieve maximum ROI.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 5/13/2020 via Company Press Release

The Allant Group, Inc., acquired CMO Labs

synopsis: Allant Group has acquired CMO Labs, a provider of marketing intelligence, analytics, and Customer Data Platform Blueprint and Insights services. The acquisition allows both organizations to provide a broader range of offerings to their combined customers while continuing to provide top-notch customer service and drive marketing ROI.
buyer parent: VntCap
buyer: The Allant Group, Inc.
Allant is a recognized leader in data-driven marketing solutions. The company delivers data, robust insights, and technology services allowing brands to understand their customers, optimize their marketing spend, and provide exceptional experiences. "
target: CMO Labs
CMO Labs is a customer data company that drives strategy and implementation for marketing data, insights, decisions, and activations. The company integrates leading Customer Data Platforms and Analytics technologies to drive high-performing and efficient marketing programs.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/21/2019 via BusinessWire

Vision Integrated Graphics, acquired SourceLink, Inc.

synopsis: H.I.G. Capital is pleased to announce that its portfolio company, Vision Integrated Graphics Group LLC, has acquired SourceLink, a Direct Marketing agency headquartered in Chicago, Illinois that utilizes data intelligence and an omni-channel approach to maximize return on investment for clients through improved customer response and conversion.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Vision Integrated Graphics
Vision is a leading provider of tech-enabled, data-driven marketing solutions focused on customer acquisition and engagement for Fortune 1000 customers. The Company provides personalized, turnkey marketing solutions which generate high returns on investment. "
target parent: Aterian Investment Partners
target: SourceLink, Inc.
SourceLink is a Direct Marketing agency headquartered in Chicago, Illinois that utilizes data intelligence and an omni-channel approach to maximize return on investment for clients through improved customer response and conversion.
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closed 11/13/2019 via Company Press Release

Infutor Data Solutions, acquired Dunn Data Company

synopsis: Infutor, the expert in data-driven consumer identity management, has acquired Dunn Data Company, a New York-based direct marketing industry leader in database development and customer acquisition strategies. They specialize in consumer identity, demographic, lifestyle, and affinity attribute solutions.
buyer: Infutor Data Solutions
Infutor is the expert in data-driven consumer identity management. They focus on enabling brands to instantly gain access to the most complete and accurate information about consumers, exactly when they need it, to make informed marketing and risk mitigation decisions. "
target: Dunn Data Company
Dunn Data Company is a New York-based direct marketing industry leader in database development and customer acquisition strategies. They specialize in consumer identity, demographic, lifestyle, and affinity attribute solutions.
price ($mm)
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announced 5/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Paragon Group UK Limited, will purchase Howard Hunt Businesses from Howard Hunt Group

synopsis: UK-based Paragon Group has acquired Celerity Information Services, ORM and Graft Services as well as the order book and customer base of direct mail operation Howard Hunt (City). The business and assets of Howard Hunt (City) were purchased from the UK multi-media service provider Howard Hunt Group.
buyer: Paragon Group UK Limited
Paragon Group is a UK-based international organisation providing Customer Communications, Identification and Graphics services. Paragon operates three divisions that provide general customer solutions, specialization in RFID solutions, and design and print services to businesses and consumers. "
seller: Howard Hunt Group
Celerity Information Services increases value from data, technology and customer interactions. Graft Services is a a marketing concierge service that simplifies the marketing delivery process. ORM leads brands through digital change. Howard Hunt (City) operates in direct marketing.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$38
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/12/2018 via PR Web

Infutor Data Solutions, acquired Ruf Strategic Solutions

synopsis: Infutor, an expert in data-driven consumer identity management has announced the acquisition of Ruf Strategic Solutions. Ruf Strategic Solutions is a marketing intelligence and automation provider with a suite of consumer analytics, featuring thousands of consumer lifestyles and unique audience segments.
buyer: Infutor Data Solutions
Infutor is the expert in data-driven consumer identity management. They focus on enabling brands to instantly gain access to the most complete and accurate information about consumers, exactly when they need it, to make informed marketing and risk mitigation decisions. "
target: Ruf Strategic Solutions
Ruf Strategic Solutions has been helping results-oriented marketers achieve their goals with rich consumer insights and analytic tools that engage their audience, drive conversion and maximize marketing ROI. Their solutions help clients make smarter, data-driven marketing investments.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/28/2018 via Company Press Release

Nadia Inc., acquired VIXIA Inc.

synopsis: Nadia, a domestic media company in the digital content production field, has acquired Vixia, Inc., a provider of integrated e-marketing and digital marketing services. Vixia has accumulated know-how on managed advertising centered on listing advertisements.
buyer: Nadia Inc.
Based in Tokyo, Japan, Nadia Inc. is a domestic media company in the digital content production field. They provide production services to creators through Web development, video production, graphic design, app development and more. "
target parent: Relia, Inc.
target: VIXIA Inc.
Based in Tokyo, Japan, VIXIA INC. provides integrated e-marketing and digital marketing services. The company was formerly known as Mitsui & Co. VIXIA Inc. and changed its name to VIXIA INC. in May, 2010.
price ($mm)
$0.73
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/4/2018 via Company Press Release

Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc., acquired Acxiom Marketing Solutions

synopsis: Acxiom, the data foundation for the world's best marketers, announced that the acquisition of Acxiom by Interpublic Group is complete. Acxiom helps thousands of clients and partners around the globe work together to create a world where all marketing is relevant.
buyer: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE: IPG:$8,319.90)
Interpublic is one of the world’s premier advertising and marketing services companies. Their agency brands deliver custom marketing solutions to many of the world’s largest advertisers. They cover the spectrum of marketing disciplines and specialties, from public relations and consumer advertising."
target: Acxiom Marketing Solutions (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom provides the data foundation for the world’s best marketers. Acxiom Marketing Solutions is the leading provider of data solutions for powering exceptional customer experiences and includes all of Acxiom's data and data services.
price ($mm)
$2,300
rev ($mm)
$706
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

TransUnion LLC, acquired Callcredit Information Group

synopsis: TransUnion, a risk and information solutions provider, announced that it has acquired Callcredit Information Group, Ltd., the second largest consumer credit bureau in the U.K.. Callcredit is an information solutions company that provides data, analytics and technology solutions to help businesses and consumers make informed decisions.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,696.90)
Transunion helps uncover unique stories, trends and insights behind each data point, using historical information as well as alternative data sources. This allows a variety of markets and businesses to better manage risk and consumers to better manage their credit, personal information and identity."
target parent: GTCR, LLC
target: Callcredit Information Group
Callcredit Information Group, Ltd., is in the business of empowering information. They provide the data, analytics, and software that enable businesses to build more valuable customer relationships. They specialize in managing consumer data for businesses across every sector.
price ($mm)
$1,426
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 6/5/2017 via PR Newswire

Periscope, will acquire Anthem Marketing Solutions

synopsis: Periscope, one of the top five independent agencies in the nation, is to acquire Anthem Marketing Solutions, a Chicago based, data-driven marketing agency. Anthem, a firm that has deep experience in diagnostic, predictive and prescriptive analytics, also has experience in database marketing, journey mapping and loyalty services
buyer: Periscope
Periscope is one of the largest independent creative agencies in the nation and offers a full spectrum of marketing services to a wide range of acclaimed brands, including Arctic Cat, Autotrader, BASF, Best Buy, Bridgestone, Cox Communications, ExxonMobil and more. "
target: Anthem Marketing Solutions
Anthem Marketing Solutions is a Chicago based, data-driven marketing agency. Anthem, a firm that has deep experience in diagnostic, predictive and prescriptive analytics, also has experience in database marketing, journey mapping and loyalty services.
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announced 12/21/2016 via Company Press Release

KünzlerBachmann Directmarketing AG, will acquire Schober Information Group (Schweiz) AG

synopsis: KünzlerBachmann Directmarketing AG, headquartered in St. Gallen, announced they will acquire Schober Information Group (Schweiz) AG, headquartered in Bachenbülach. Schober Information Group (Schweiz) is one of the leading dialog marketing service providers in Switzerland, maintaining the most comprehensive database of postal and email addresses.
buyer: KünzlerBachmann Directmarketing AG
KünzlerBachmann is a state-of-the-art enterprise shaping the future of dialogue marketing. As a full-service provider with a focus on consultancy and development, their core business is the field of CRM/IT and analysis, target group addresses as well as mailing production and lettershop. "
target parent: Schober Investment Group
target: Schober Information Group (Schweiz) AG
Schober Switzerland is a leading marketing service provider in Switzerland. The company supports customers with data, data solutions and technologies in market development, and maintains the largest database of postal addresses and e-mail addresses in Switzerland and internationally.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/28/2016 via PR Newswire

DataMentors, Inc., acquired V12 Group

synopsis: DataMentors, LLC, a leading Data-as-a-Service company, announced the acquisition of premium marketing data provider V12 Group. The combined company, which will rebrand under the name of V12 Data, combines the strengths of two of the most respected names in the data industry to deliver integrated omnichannel data products and services.
buyer: DataMentors, Inc.
DataMentors is a Data-as-a-Service provider, helping brands achieve growth with highly robust marketing data, technology, and analytics solutions. Their solutions leverage the modern data ecosystem and real-time data analytics to create an "always on" dataset of consumers where purchase is imminent."
target parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
target: V12 Group
V12 Group is the complete provider of below the line (BTL) marketing services, using their proprietary database and multi-channel delivery model to provide measurable results for customer acquisition campaigns.
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announced 11/24/2016 via Company Press Release

Veriteva, will acquire Blueberry Wave Limited

synopsis: Blueberry Wave, one of the UK’s leading marketing service providers, is being acquired by Veriteva, a business created by former Lateral Group founders. Cirencester based Blueberry Wave helps brands deliver enhanced customer experiences through strategic CRM, driven by channel planning, data and analytics in a multi-channel environment.
buyer: Veriteva
Veriteva's vision is to build an entrepreneurial group that assists its clients to maximise their ROI for business critical and marketing communications. They aim to acquire, grow and connect best-in-class companies that offer effective and efficient strategies to maximise a client's ROI. "
target: Blueberry Wave Limited
Blueberry Wave is a data driven Marketing Services Provider that simplifies the complex world of customer data for clients looking for business growth – finding and nurturing profitable customers for businesses with ambition.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/7/2016 via BusinessWire

LiveRamp, acquired Circulate

synopsis: LiveRamp™, an Acxiom® company and leading provider of omnichannel identity resolution, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Circulate, a company at the forefront of helping publishers connect people-based data to the marketing ecosystem.
buyer parent: Acxiom Corporation
buyer: LiveRamp (NYSE:RAMP:$429.55)
LiveRamp data onboarding enables companies to use their offline customer data in online advertising. LiveRamp helps bring the rich and valuable assets of offline databases online creating greater precision and performance in online marketing and advertising. "
target: Circulate
Circulate helps publishers, networks and SDK providers maximize their first-party data monetization strategies with one simple integration, on a privacy friendly basis. It advances the science of targeting and media attribution by enabling industry partners to utilize match Data as a Service.
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closed 10/26/2016 via PR Web

SmartBase Solutions, acquired Group 3 Marketing

synopsis: SmartBase Solutions LLC announced that it has acquired the assets of Group 3 Marketing of Wayzata, MN. Founded in 1988, Group 3 Marketing, a leading database marketing agency, focused on creating and managing data driven marketing programs for their clients.
buyer: SmartBase Solutions
SmartBase Solutions is a leading data and technology firm helping organizations leverage their vast amounts of data to develop smart business solutions. Its flagship SmartBase IQ™ Data Platform delivers advanced big data processing technology to enable clients to integrate their disparate data. "
target: Group 3 Marketing
Founded in 1988, Group 3 Marketing, a leading database marketing agency, focused on creating and managing data driven marketing programs for their clients.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/24/2016 via Crain's BtoB

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, acquired Precision Dialogue

synopsis: Print, Digital and Supply Chain Solutions company, R.R. Donnelley has acquired Precision Dialogue, an insights driven, multi-channel customer engagement firm from, the middle market private equity firm, Kirtland Capital Partners.
buyer: R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD:$6,413.40)
R.R. Donnelley is a global provider of integrated communications. The company works collaboratively with more than 60,000 customers worldwide to develop custom communications solutions that reduce costs, drive top-line growth, enhance ROI and increase compliance. "
target parent: Kirtland Capital Partners
target: Precision Dialogue
Precision Dialogue is focused on delivering the promise of customer engagement to drive win/win relationships between brands and the customers they serve. They embrace emerging technologies and platforms, seek strategic acquisitions and partner with tech-savvy entrepreneurs.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/7/2016 via Company Press Release

WPP Group, plc, acquired Conexance MD, S.A.S.

synopsis: WPP, one of the world's largest communications services groups, announced that it has acquired Conexance MD, SAS, a database marketing company and a leader in providing proprietary statistical modeling to identify consumer behaviours and attributes that are strong predictors of future purchases.
buyer: WPP Group, plc (WPP:$17,321.00)
WPP is the world leader in marketing communications services. They are made up of leading companies in: Advertising; Media Investment Management; Data Investment Management; Public Relations & Public Affairs; Branding & Identity; Healthcare Communications; and more. "
target: Conexance MD, S.A.S.
Conexance MD is an operator of the leading data co-operative covering consumer transactions in France. Conexance is a database marketing company and a leader in providing proprietary statistical modeling to identify consumer behaviors and attributes that are strong predictors of future purchases.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/9/2016 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired DBG UK

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced its acquisition of DBG; a UK-based, independent marketing solutions agency that specializes in optimizing client data to make compelling connections to drive growth and improve marketing and business performance.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency and the largest independent agency in the US for CRM, digital, and search. Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. "
target: DBG UK
DBG is a UK-based, independent marketing solutions agency that specializes in optimizing client data to make compelling connections to drive growth and improve marketing and business performance.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/4/2016 via PR Newswire

Vencap Technologies, LLC, acquired The Allant Group, Inc.

synopsis: The Allant Group, Inc., an industry-leading provider of advanced data analytics and customer insights solutions, announced that its operations have been acquired by Vencap Technologies. Allant Group is a leading provider of data aggregation, advanced data analytics, and customer insights solutions for companies.
buyer: Vencap Technologies, LLC
Gaurav Issar is the CEO of Allant Group and a Board Member of Vencap Technologies. "
target parent: MidOcean Partners
target: The Allant Group, Inc.
Allant Group is a leading provider of data aggregation, advanced data analytics, and customer insights solutions for companies in the telecommunications, media, retail, publishing, financial services, travel/hospitality and transportation industries.
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AdEx Media, Inc.
AdEx Media, Inc.
AdEx Media operates one of the leading online direct marketing companies, with an emphasis on successfully purchasing multi-channel sources of online media distribution.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$8.23
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.97)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.12)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
42
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Ticker: SZSE:300071
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spearhead Integrated Marketing Communication Group
Spearhead Integrated Marketing Communication Group
Spearhead Group, a Chinese A-shares listed public company, is one of the biggest digital IMC groups in China. With a clear strategy of "Big Data, Big Content", Spearhead keeps on expanding its specialty and strengthening its competency through 5 main business units.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$477.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$32.48
EBIT ($mm)
$31.51
Net Income ($mm)
$18.83
Employees
1247
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Ticker: GB:SIV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
St. Ives plc
St. Ives plc
St Ives is an international marketing services group. Together, the Group’s growing number of successful, dynamic businesses serve leading brands internationally, with offices in the UK, North America, China and Singapore.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$186.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$25.83
EBIT ($mm)
$3.47
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1193
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Ticker: OMC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Omnicom Group Inc.
Omnicom Group Inc.
Omnicom Group is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, public relations and other specialty communications services.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$13,171.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,956.40
EBIT ($mm)
$1,733.80
Net Income ($mm)
$945.40
Employees
64100
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Ticker: TSE:2433
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hakuhodo DY Holdings, Inc.
Hakuhodo DY Holdings, Inc.
Hakuhodo DY Group companies are committed to providing optimized solutions for advertisers, media companies and content holders in Japan and internationally. The company provides planning, production, marketing, public relations, and other services related to advertising in various media.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$12,689.62
EBITDA ($mm)
$491.78
EBIT ($mm)
$351.82
Net Income ($mm)
$208.98
Employees
23939
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Ticker: SWX:DKSH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DKSH Holding Ltd.
DKSH Holding Ltd.
DKSH is the leading Market Expansion Services Group with a focus on Asia. They help companies who are looking for a reliable outsourcing partner to grow their business in new or existing markets. They offer services that includes organizing and running the entire value chain for any product.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$11,600.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$282.63
EBIT ($mm)
$240.86
Net Income ($mm)
$232.55
Employees
32996
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Ticker: NYSE: IPG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
Interpublic is one of the world's leading organizations of advertising agencies and marketing services companies. Their companies specialize in consumer advertising, digital marketing, communications planning and media buying, public relations and specialty marketing.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$8,319.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,276.60
EBIT ($mm)
$996.30
Net Income ($mm)
$453.60
Employees
54300
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Ticker: SZSE:300058
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BlueFocus Communication Group
BlueFocus Communication Group
BlueFocus is one of the most recognized communications services groups originating in China. They provide a wide spectrum of marketing and brand management services across disciplines of Strategy, Digital, Advertising, Media, Social, PR, Design, Branding, CRM, Data, E-Commerce and Mobile solutions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,361.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$120.72
EBIT ($mm)
$102.91
Net Income ($mm)
$75.66
Employees
5445
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Ticker: KOSE:A030000
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cheil Worldwide, Inc.
Cheil Worldwide, Inc.
Cheil Worldwide Inc. is a marketing solutions company that offers advertising, public relations, shopper marketing, sports marketing, digital marketing, etc. It was established in 1973 with headquarters in Seoul, South Korea.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,750.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$196.43
EBIT ($mm)
$170.64
Net Income ($mm)
$116.35
Employees
1274
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Ticker: SZSE:300071
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spearhead Integrated Marketing Communication Group
Spearhead Integrated Marketing Communication Group
Spearhead Group, a Chinese A-shares listed public company, is one of the biggest digital IMC groups in China. With a clear strategy of "Big Data, Big Content", Spearhead keeps on expanding its specialty and strengthening its competency through 5 main business units.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$477.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$32.48
EBIT ($mm)
$31.51
Net Income ($mm)
$18.83
Employees
1247
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Ticker: AIM:GBG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GB Group Plc
GB Group Plc
GBG is a global specialist in identity data intelligence. They help organisations make decisions about the customers they serve and the people they employ. GBG has the fundamental belief that the digital economy relies on everyone having access to data they can trust.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$288.49
EBITDA ($mm)
$61.83
EBIT ($mm)
$41.47
Net Income ($mm)
$32.19
Employees
1000
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Ticker: NYSE:RAMP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LiveRamp
LiveRamp
LiveRamp provides the identity platform leveraged by brands and their partners to deliver innovative products and exceptional experiences. LiveRamp IdentityLink connects people, data, and devices across the digital and physical world.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$429.55
EBITDA ($mm)
($75.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($104.58)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1150
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Ticker: TSE:2178
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tri-Stage Inc.
Tri-Stage Inc.
Tri-Stage Inc. is principally engaged in the direct marketing support business. Its Direct Marketing Support segment is engaged in the provision of media advertisement spaces. The Direct Mail Agency Sending segment is engaged in the sending of direct mails and products.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$499.99
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.17
EBIT ($mm)
$3.60
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
345
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Ticker: NYSE:HHS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Harte-Hanks, Inc.
Harte-Hanks, Inc.
Harte Hanks is a global marketing services firm specializing in multi-channel marketing solutions. Harte Hanks offers end-to-end marketing services including consulting, strategic assessment, data, analytics, digital, social, mobile, print, direct mail and contact center.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$394.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.14
EBIT ($mm)
($4.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5620
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Ticker: LSE:JWNG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jaywing PLC
Jaywing PLC
Jaywing plc is a leading UK based agency employing approximately 600 people across five sites in the UK and with a small operation in Sydney, Australia. Their data scientists help blue chip clients to make sense of the ever more complex multi-channel, multi-device world in which they operate.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$65.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.76
EBIT ($mm)
($0.56)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
650
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Ticker: RMKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rainmaker Systems, Inc.
Rainmaker Systems, Inc.
Rainmaker Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of business-to-business sales and marketing services. Our core services include complete lead qualification and management, new product sales, channel enablement, subscription renewals, and service contract sales.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$47.79
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.43)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.03)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
950
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Ticker: AIM:TNG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tangent Communications plc
Tangent is a leading integrator of technology, data and marketing strategy. Their companies combine world-class technical and creative skills with marketing expertise to deliver highly personalised and bespoke digital communications for leading brands.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$37.69
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.59
EBIT ($mm)
$0.79
Net Income ($mm)
$0.11
Employees
290
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Ticker: ORHI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
OmniReliant Holdings, Inc.
Omnireliant builds global brands through domestic and international direct marketing channels and licensing agreements. We specialize in celebrity and lifestyle brands including beauty, fitness, spa, fragrance and home.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$9.79
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.22)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.83)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
9
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Ticker: ADXM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AdEx Media, Inc.
AdEx Media, Inc.
AdEx Media operates one of the leading online direct marketing companies, with an emphasis on successfully purchasing multi-channel sources of online media distribution.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$8.23
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.97)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.12)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
42
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mobiquity Technologies
Mobiquity Technologies
Mobiquity Technologies, Inc., is a mobile first, next generation, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform for data and advertising.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.46
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.98)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
10
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Ticker: HLSE:LEADD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LeadDesk Oy
LeadDesk provides industry-standard software for contact centers, inside sales and telemarketers. The company’s cloud-based SaaS software replaces legacy on-premise solutions and offers contact centers and sales teams of all sizes greater efficiency and flexibility, with lower costs and complexity.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$16.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.56
EBIT ($mm)
$0.35
Net Income ($mm)
$0.24
Employees
116
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Piksel
Piksel
Piksel people create and manage OTT video monetization solutions for some of the world’s leading media brands: AT&T U-verse, BSkyB, Celcom, Channel 4, Mediaset, Sky Deutschland, Sky Italia, Televisa Mexico, Vodafone and more.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$214.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.04
EBIT ($mm)
$14.12
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1300
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALWED
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wedia SA
Wedia SA
Wedia is the most experienced Marketing Resource Management (MRM) software provider to bring creation, customization, and distribution capabilities to all three major content channels: web, print and mobile.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$8.31
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.60
EBIT ($mm)
$0.43
Net Income ($mm)
$0.34
Employees
61
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Ticker: OTCPK:FSSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FISION
FISION
FISION is a cloud-based digital asset management, marketing automation, and sales enablement company. FISION’s advanced, proprietary technology specializes in managing a customer’s brand and marketing content enabling marketing and sales people to create compelling on-brand communications.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$0.45
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.98)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.99)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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