Like Zubican.com

closed 11/23/2009 via BusinessWire

Inuvo, acquired Zubican.com

synopsis: Inuvo™, Inc. announces the aquisition of the website www.zubican.com, the Southern California-based online business community, devoted to connecting business-to-business buyers and sellers. Specific financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: Inuvo (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo is a leading provider of performance-based online marketing services that deliver customers to advertisers and revenue to publishers. Clients achieve their goals across marketing channels that include search, affiliate, lead generation and email. "
target: Zubican.com
Zubican.com is a Southern California-based online business community, devoted to connecting business-to-business buyers and sellers.
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closed 11/20/2017 via PR Web

PlanHub, Inc., acquired EliteProNet

synopsis: PlanHub announced that it has completed the acquisition of EliteProNet, a membership based construction lead generation platform that facilitates the commercial construction bidding process between general contractors and subcontractors. They match projects with quality contractors using the most sophisticated online platform in the industry.
buyer: PlanHub, Inc.
PlanHub is a cloud based software that allows general contractors to share project files and information with subcontractors and vendors along with project tracking and bid management tools. PlanHub revolutionizes the way clients go through the bid solicitation process. "
target: EliteProNet
EliteProNet is a membership based construction lead generation platform that facilitates the commercial construction bidding process between general contractors and subcontractors. EliteProNet matches projects with quality contractors using the most sophisticated online platform in the industry.
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announced 10/11/2017 via GlobeNewswire

DigitalTown, will acquire JustLegal

synopsis: DigitalTown, Inc. and Congo, Ltd. have entered into an agreement for DigitalTown to acquire technology, expertise, and other assets of Congo. Congo’s flagship product is JustLegal.com, an online service for legal service provider discovery. JustLegal makes it easy for citizens to find the right attorney and schedule a free initial consultation.
buyer: DigitalTown (OTCPK:DGTW:$0.34)
DigitalTown, Inc. powers Smart Cities to succeed in the Digital Age. The company provides turn-key hosted solutions to power "Digital Towns", which improve Quality of Life for residents and visitors through integrated solutions for economic development, civic engagement and digital inclusion. "
target: JustLegal
JustLegal is an online service for legal service provider discovery. JustLegal makes it easy for citizens to find the right attorney, schedule a free initial consultation, and choose to connect in person or online through secure video chat.
price ($mm)
$1.12
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closed 9/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

SouChe, acquired Iyunche Inc.

synopsis: SouChe, a Chinese car trading site that sells used cars from dealerships across China, has acquired Iyunche, a mobile vehicle transportation service platform in China. Iyunche allows car dealers to put up vehicle transport requests and have logistic companies bid on it.
buyer: SouChe
SouChe is a Chinese car trading site that sells used cars from dealerships across China. In addition to selling used cars, the company also provides financing for customers to buy new vehicles for a year, which they can then purchase outright, trade in for a new model or hand back. "
target: Iyunche Inc.
Established in 2015, Iyunche is a mobile vehicle transportation service platform in China. Iyunche allows car dealers to put up vehicle transport requests and have logistic companies bid on it. Car dealers can track the vehicle in real time to ensure the that the vehicle is safe and secure.
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closed 7/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

iMedia Asia Sdn Bhd, acquired ITTIFY

synopsis: iMedia, a digital media company operated by a team of experienced media specialists, has acquired majority stakes in ITTIFY, owner and operator of a social influencer platform. Based in Malaysia, ITTIFY™ helps brands engage the right content creator to help generate buzz, drive traffic and spark real conversations.
buyer: iMedia Asia Sdn Bhd
Based in Malaysia and backed by Catcha Group, iMedia is a new digital media company operated by a team of experienced media specialists. iMedia sells media advertising solutions for popular local language sites and social influencer platforms. "
target: ITTIFY
ITTIFY™ helps brands engage the right content creator to help generate buzz, drive traffic and spark real conversations. Based in Malaysia, ITTIFY is the owner and operator of a social influencer platform.
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announced 5/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Planet Ventures Inc., will acquire Cucu Sports Limited

synopsis: Planet Ventures Inc. is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Letter of Intent to acquire Cucu Sports, a sports influencer mobile technology platform based in the United Kingdom. Cucu Sports & Entertainment is an online marketplace that allows Brands and Athletes to implement social media endorsement campaigns with just a few clicks.
buyer: Planet Ventures Inc. (TSXV:PXI:($0.59))
Planet Ventures Inc. is a public investment issuer listed on the Toronto Venture Exchange, that is focused on investing in disruptive companies and industries that have high growth potential. "
target: Cucu Sports Limited
Cucu Sports & Entertainment is an online marketplace that allows Brands and Athletes to implement social media endorsement campaigns with just a few clicks. Their smart proprietary platform allows marketers to deliver their social media posts through the athletes’ social media.
price ($mm)
$0.33
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closed 2/27/2019 via Company Press Release

Blockescence plc, acquired ReachHero

synopsis: blockescence plc successfully acquired majority of the shares in the influencer and social media specialist ReachHero GmbH. The German company ReachHero has a leading platform solution for influencers and advertisers in Europe.
buyer: Blockescence plc (XTRA:BCK:$164.02)
Based in Malta, blockscence is a strategic investment holding company which focuses on a buy, build and sell strategy of fast-growing companies in consolidating TMT sectors. New technologies are proactively used to create USPs and efficiencies within the portfolio companies. "
target: ReachHero
ReachHero is the leading European online marketplace for micro and macro influencer campaigns. The German company makes exciting product placements in social media channels incredibly easy. The platform allows influencers to earn money by sharing products with their audience.
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closed 7/26/2018 via BusinessWire

IZEA, Inc., acquired Tapinfluence

synopsis: IZEA, Inc., operator of IZEAx®, the premier online marketplace connecting brands and publishers with influential content creators, closed its previously announced acquisition of TapInfluence, Inc. TapInfluence is a leading platform and online marketplace for brands and agencies to execute influencer marketing campaigns.
buyer: IZEA, Inc. (IZEA:$20.60)
IZEA operates IZEAx, the premier online marketplace that connects marketers with content creators. IZEAx automates influencer marketing and custom content development, allowing brands and agencies to scale their marketing programs. "
target: Tapinfluence
TapInfluence is the industry's leading SaaS platform that empowers consumers to make better purchasing decisions. Through Influencer Marketing Automation, they help brands put authenticity back into their messaging and communications by connecting them with trusted voices in their industry.
price ($mm)
$7.08
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

Socialwire Co., Ltd., will acquire Find Model

synopsis: Socialwire Co., Ltd., a company in Japan that is engaged in the news wire and incubation businesses, will acquire Find Model, a Japanese online matching platform that connects companies and influencers. Find Model allows companies to easily find an influencer they can use in their influencer marketing campaigns.
buyer: Socialwire Co., Ltd. (TSE:3929:$34.31)
Socialwire is a company in Japan that is engaged in the news wire and incubation businesses. The company provides press release delivery services to companies, government agencies, and organizations. Their incubation business provides consulting services to companies in the start-up stages. "
target: Find Model
Find Model is a Japanese online matching platform that connects companies and influencers. The platform allows companies to easily find an influencer they can use in their influencer marketing campaigns. Find Model has over 1000 registered influencers that they pick from for every campaign.
price ($mm)
$2.40
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/21/2017 via BNC Analysis

AdCityMedia, acquired Bitlogic Media AB

synopsis: AdCityMedia, a leading provider of outdoor advertising services in Sweden, has acquired Bitlogic Media AB. Bitlogic Media AB is a Swedish company that is developing a global booking platform that connects owners of digital and analog media sites and the buyers of those media sites.
buyer: AdCityMedia (OM:ACM:$20.60)
AdCityMedia is active in the outdoor advertising market and is the leader of large digital format advertising in Sweden. The company has about 1,500 of its own media spaces and over 3,000 digital screens that they operate. "
target: Bitlogic Media AB
Bitlogic Media AB is a Swedish company that is developing a global booking platform that connects owners of digital and analog media sites and the buyers of those media sites.
price ($mm)
$0.47
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closed 3/29/2017 via Market Wire

App Swarm Inc., acquired Namefy

synopsis: AppSwarm, Inc., a company that focuses on the acquisition and development of application-based technologies, has announced the acquisition of a novel ecommerce website, Namefy. Namefy creates beautiful, catchy company names for startups.
buyer: App Swarm Inc. (OTCPK:SWRM:$2.83)
AppSwarm, Inc. is a technology development and incubation company focused in accelerating the development of mobile applications and technology, fast-tracking product to market. AppSwarm partners with application developers through joint ventures, royalty agreements, & outright purchase agreements. "
target: Namefy
Namefy is a novel ecommerce website. They create beautiful, catchy company names for startups. Their team of naming experts can provide business name ideas within 24 hours. The names are created especially for their client’s business, it reflects what the company stands for.
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closed 10/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

YouTube, acquired FameBit, Inc.

synopsis: Online video and media giant, YouTube, through its parent company Alphabet Inc's Google has acquired Famebit, a YouTube marketing platform that connects YouTubers and other “influencers” with brands to create videos that are shared across the internet.
buyer parent: Google Inc.
buyer: YouTube
YouTube allows billions of people to discover, watch and share originally-created videos. It provides a forum for people to connect, inform, and inspire others across the globe and acts as a distribution platform for original content creators and advertisers large and small. "
target: FameBit, Inc.
Fame Bit is a YouTube marketing platform that enable brands to collaborate with YouTube influencers and create videos that are shared across the internet. It is a convenient method to find, hire and work with YouTube Influencers and create brand awareness with tutorial videos.
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closed 9/23/2015 via BNC Analysis

PeopleBrowsr, acquired Empire Avenue

synopsis: Social enterprise provider PeopleBrowsr has acquired Empire Avenue. The company is a virtual stock market that users and brands could participate in with the goal of enhancing their social influence.
buyer: PeopleBrowsr
PeopleBrowsr, a San Francisco based company, is the creator of SocialOS™ - The Enterprise Platform for creating Instant Networks. SocialOS powers the .CEO and Kred Influence Networks, and .Best Top Level Domain. "
target: Empire Avenue
Empire Avenue is a virtual currency stock market game based on social media influence. Buy and Sell to peers, have fun on social media.
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closed 7/29/2015 via

Pureprofile Pty Ltd., acquired Sparc Media

synopsis: Leading global online marketing and research company Pureprofile has successfully completed the acquisition of Sparc Media and listed the joint business on the ASX. Sparc Media has amassed a wealth of experience in online marketing, and it successfully moved into programmatic media buying in 2009 when the industry was still in its infancy.
buyer: Pureprofile Pty Ltd. (ASX:PPL:$36.88)
Pureprofile is a technology and insights company that helps brands, businesses and consumers make better decisions. Consumers answer short surveys to build their own unique profiles and Pureprofile uses this information to connect them to surveys, insights, and offers tailored to their preferences. "
target: Sparc Media
Sparc Media started as a performance focused online advertiser. It was an early entrant into the ad exchange world when team started running programmatic display campaigns. The company adapted the business to become a digital media buying service provider specialized in programmatic media buying.
price ($mm)
$1.83
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closed 2/25/2015 via BNC Analysis

The CHR Group, acquired PR Marketplace

synopsis: AirPR, a startup promising a fresh approach to public relations, has sold its PR marketplace to marketing agency The CHR Group. PR Marketplace was first launched in 2012 and offers to connect startups with the right PR representation. Companies can post their PR projects and the platform will match them with a PR professional.
buyer: The CHR Group
The CHR Group, headquartered in New York, is an independent and global marketing services holding company. CHR's portfolio includes marketing disciplines ranging from advertising, public relations, digital/social, branding, content, experiential/events, data analytics, and media buying/planning. "
target parent: AirPR
target: PR Marketplace
PR Marketplace was first launched in 2012 and offers to connect startups with the right PR representation. Companies can post their PR projects and the platform will match them with a PR professional.
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closed 6/23/2014 via PR Newswire

Matomy Media Group, acquired Team Internet AG

synopsis: Global digital performance-based marketing company Matomy Media Group announced that it has acquired a majority ownership position in the Munich-based direct navigation search company Team Internet AG. Team Internet is comprised of two businesses: Parking Crew and DNTX.
buyer: Matomy Media Group (LSE:MTMY:$68.34)
Matomy Media Group is one of the world's leading digital performance-based marketing companies. Working across Web, social media and mobile platforms, Matomy Media Group offers advertisers, networks and publishers a range of opportunities integrated through one gateway. "
target: Team Internet AG
Founded in 2010 and located in Munich, Germany, Team Internet is a leading provider of services in the direct navigation search market. Direct navigation is the preferred way of users to locate a site for the first time, which makes this traffic source a prime vehicle for user acquisition.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$23
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
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0.0x
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0.0x
announced 2/24/2014 via Market Wire

Oracle Corporation, will acquire Blue Kai

synopsis: Oracle announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire BlueKai, the industry's leading cloud-based big data platform that enables companies to personalize online, offline and mobile marketing campaigns with richer and more actionable information about targeted audiences.
buyer: Oracle Corporation (ORCL:$39,766.00)
Oracle Corporation is the world's largest enterprise software company. The company is a leading provider of systems software, including database management, application development, and application server software. "
target: Blue Kai
BlueKai provides solutions for comprehensive data management, acquisition and analytics to maximize performance from all audience data. The BlueKai Platform is a complete technology solution for managing private data assets and analyzing campaign performance to maximize return on marketing dollars.
price ($mm)
$400
rev ($mm)
$40
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
10.0x
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closed 9/19/2013 via BusinessWire

GoDaddy.com, acquired Afternic, Inc

synopsis: GoDaddy, the world’s leading domain name provider, has acquired Afternic, one of the industry’s leading domain name aftermarket companies. The move creates an unprecedented level of domain name aftermarket inventory from one source, enabling buyers to purchase registered domain names offered for sale quickly and easily.
buyer: GoDaddy.com (GDDY:$3,139.30)
Go Daddy is the world's largest domain name provider, Web hosting provider and new SSL provider, focused on helping small businesses grow larger. Go Daddy provides dozens of cloud-based services and is the largest worldwide mass-market hosting provider by annual revenue. "
target parent: NameMedia, Inc.
target: Afternic, Inc
Afternic’s Domain Name Marketplace has over 1.8 million premium domains available for purchase supported by complementary products such as a domain name appraisal service, a domain purchase assistance team; secure domain name escrow services, and a platform for generating advertising revenue.
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closed 3/14/2012 via Company Press Release

Fotolia, acquired Wilogo SARL

synopsis: Fotolia, the first worldwide social marketplace for royalty free stock images, announced the acquisition of Wilogo.com, a leading crowdsourcing design community.
buyer: Fotolia
Fotolia is the first worldwide social marketplace for royalty free stock images, allowing individuals and professionals to legally buy and share stock images and illustrations. "
target: Wilogo SARL
Wilogo connects graphic designers with companies to produce amazing design. Their goal is to help companies rapidly source a variety of high quality design concepts and materials.
price ($mm)
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$1
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closed 8/16/2011 via BusinessWire

IgnitionOne, Inc., acquired AdJug Ltd

synopsis: IgnitionOne, an international digital marketing technology and solutions company, has acquired AdJug, a leading display advertising exchange for unsold premium inventory. The two companies will integrate their technologies to provide marketers with a solution that simplifies the buying, targeting and measurement of online advertising.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: IgnitionOne, Inc.
IgnitionOne is the world’s first closed loop Digital Marketing Suite, offering multiple solutions to improve online performance within a single interface. Solutions include ad management, cross-channel attribution and on-site optimization all through a single, simple-to-implement website tag. "
target parent: Hubert Burda Media
target: AdJug Ltd
AdJug Ltd., based in London, Munich and Bangalore, is the largest and longest-running transparent display ad Exchange for premium unsold inventory in Europe. The AdJug Exchange serves three billion+ ad impressions per month to more than 67 million unique users per month.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.0x
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closed 11/23/2009 via BusinessWire

Inuvo, acquired Zubican.com

synopsis: Inuvo™, Inc. announces the aquisition of the website www.zubican.com, the Southern California-based online business community, devoted to connecting business-to-business buyers and sellers. Specific financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: Inuvo (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo is a leading provider of performance-based online marketing services that deliver customers to advertisers and revenue to publishers. Clients achieve their goals across marketing channels that include search, affiliate, lead generation and email. "
target: Zubican.com
Zubican.com is a Southern California-based online business community, devoted to connecting business-to-business buyers and sellers.
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announced 11/6/2018 via Company Press Release

ConversionPoint Technologies, will acquire Inuvo, Inc.

synopsis: Inuvo, Inc., a provider of artificial intelligence technology for brands and agencies, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by ConversionPoint Technologies, Inc., a privately held eCommerce technology company.
buyer: ConversionPoint Technologies
ConversionPoint Technologies Inc. is a high-growth, eCommerce technology platform that empowers direct-to-consumer performance marketing. The company’s technology suite include a media optimization solution to optimize ad purchases and lower customer acquisition costs, and a CRM platform "
target: Inuvo, Inc. (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo, Inc. is a market leader in artificial intelligence, aligning brand strategy with consumer intent. This patented IntentKey artificial intelligence technology leverages contextually-based machine learning algorithms that mirror the way the human brain instantly associate ideas and emotions.
price ($mm)
$76
rev ($mm)
$84
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.9x
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closed 2/7/2017 via Market Wire

Inuvo, Inc., acquired Netseer

synopsis: Inuvo, Inc., an advertising technology and digital publishing company, announced that it had purchased substantially all the assets of Silicon Valley based NetSeer, Inc., a provider of visual monetization solutions for advertisers and publishers.
buyer: Inuvo, Inc. (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo®, Inc. is an advertising technology and digital publishing business that serves hundreds of millions of income generating ads monthly across a network of websites and apps serving desktop, tablet and mobile devices. "
target: Netseer
NetSeer provides market leading visual monetization solutions for advertisers and publishers backed by its patented ConceptGraph™ intent engine. ConceptGraph offers an accurate, nuanced picture of an audience's mindset resulting in a more precise and predictive targeting solution.
price ($mm)[EV]
$5.51 [$34.77]
rev ($mm)
$21
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.2x
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closed 3/1/2012 via BusinessWire

Inuvo, Inc., acquired Vertro, Inc.

synopsis: Inuvo, Inc., an online marketing technology and services company and Vertro, Inc., an online advertising and search company and the owner of the ALOT™ Internet product portfolio, announced the closing of their merger.
buyer: Inuvo, Inc. (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo®, Inc. is an Internet company proficient at delivering clicks, leads and sales to advertisers through targeting that utilizes unique data and sophisticated analytics. The Company operates as two business segments: Performance Marketing and Web Properties. "
target: Vertro, Inc. (VTRO:$35.89)
Vertro, Inc. is an Internet company that owns and operates the ALOT product portfolio. ALOT offers two primary products to consumers: ALOT Home, a homepage product, and ALOT Appbar, a piece of software that integrates into users' web browsers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$19 [$15]
rev ($mm)
$32
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.5x
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closed 11/23/2009 via BusinessWire

Inuvo, acquired Zubican.com

synopsis: Inuvo™, Inc. announces the aquisition of the website www.zubican.com, the Southern California-based online business community, devoted to connecting business-to-business buyers and sellers. Specific financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: Inuvo (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo is a leading provider of performance-based online marketing services that deliver customers to advertisers and revenue to publishers. Clients achieve their goals across marketing channels that include search, affiliate, lead generation and email. "
target: Zubican.com
Zubican.com is a Southern California-based online business community, devoted to connecting business-to-business buyers and sellers.
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closed 5/24/2006 via BusinessWire

Think Partnership, Inc., acquired iLead Media, Inc.

synopsis: Think Partnership Inc. announced that the Company has completed its acquisition of iLead Media, Inc., a Utah corporation, with iLead becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company. iLead is engaged in the business of online sales lead generation.
buyer: Think Partnership, Inc. (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo is a leading provider of performance-based online marketing services that deliver customers to advertisers and revenue to publishers. Clients achieve their goals across marketing channels that include search, affiliate, lead generation and email. "
target: iLead Media, Inc.
iLeadMedia is a recognized leader in online lead generation. Voted by our peers as one of the top seven CPA advertisers on the internet, we are worthy of your confidence. We create unique lead generation campaigns that have found widespread acceptance in the internet marketing industry.
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cancelled 4/13/2006 via

Think Partnership, Inc., cancelled an acquisition of IceRocket.com, LLC

synopsis: Think Partnership Inc. announced that the Company has entered into a letter of intent to acquire IceRocket.com, LLC, which operates a comprehensive real-time search engine that focuses on blogs and RSS, providing its visitors the latest in top news, business, technology, health, and sports stories.
buyer: Think Partnership, Inc. (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo is a leading provider of performance-based online marketing services that deliver customers to advertisers and revenue to publishers. Clients achieve their goals across marketing channels that include search, affiliate, lead generation and email. "
target: IceRocket.com, LLC
IceRocket, a privately owned and operated search engine, is a global leader in real-time search services on the Internet, providing new and more powerful ways for people to find exactly what they are looking for. IceRocket has innovative blog search technology to search the blogosphere.
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closed 4/6/2006 via BusinessWire

Think Partnership, Inc., acquired Litmus Media

synopsis: Think Partnership Inc. announced that it has successfully closed the acquisition of Litmus Media, Inc., which has developed and implemented revolutionary real-time "in the clickstream" click fraud detection and protection technology.
buyer: Think Partnership, Inc. (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo is a leading provider of performance-based online marketing services that deliver customers to advertisers and revenue to publishers. Clients achieve their goals across marketing channels that include search, affiliate, lead generation and email. "
target: Litmus Media
Litmus Media offers integrated solutions for performance-based advertising, search marketing, and e-retailing industries.
price ($mm)
$13
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closed 5/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Think Partnership, Inc., acquired Web Diversity LLC

synopsis: Think Partnership Inc. announced that it has successfully closed the acquisition of Web Diversity Limited, a leading paid search management and organic search company. Headquartered in London, Web Diversity plans to open an office in Hong Kong next month.
buyer: Think Partnership, Inc. (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo is a leading provider of performance-based online marketing services that deliver customers to advertisers and revenue to publishers. Clients achieve their goals across marketing channels that include search, affiliate, lead generation and email. "
target: Web Diversity LLC
Web Diversity is an internationally recognised leader in Internet Marketing. Established in 2000 we have built up a deep and thorough understanding of how to make Internet marketing campaigns work for our clients.
price ($mm)
$3.86
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closed 1/24/2006 via BusinessWire

Morex Marketing Group, LLC merged with CGI Holding Corporation,

synopsis: In a move designed to considerably leverage the existing online marketing and lead generation capabilities of CGI Holding Corporation d/b/a Think Partnership Inc., the Company today announced that it has closed its acquisition of privately held Morex Marketing Group LLC.
buyer: CGI Holding Corporation (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo is a leading provider of performance-based online marketing services that deliver customers to advertisers and revenue to publishers. Clients achieve their goals across marketing channels that include search, affiliate, lead generation and email. "
target: Morex Marketing Group, LLC
Babytobee.com, a subsiduary of Morex Marketing Group, LLC is the #1 marketing company in the U.S., gathering Mother and Father-to-be names and presenting them with new and exciting baby related offers.
price ($mm)
$50
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closed 12/5/2005 via BusinessWire

CGI Holding Corporation, acquired Vintacom Media Group, Inc.

synopsis: In a move that will considerably accelerate the growth of CGI Holding Corporation's d/b/a Think Partnership Inc. lead generation capacity and make it one of the largest and fastest-growing online dating companies in the world, Think Partnership today announced it has closed its acquisition of privately held Vintacom Media Group Inc.
buyer: CGI Holding Corporation (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo is a leading provider of performance-based online marketing services that deliver customers to advertisers and revenue to publishers. Clients achieve their goals across marketing channels that include search, affiliate, lead generation and email. "
target: Vintacom Media Group, Inc.
The core focus of Vintacom is the development of low maintenance, high traffic e-commerce Internet applications for the B2C (Business-to-Consumer) and B2B (Business-to-Business) market.
price ($mm)
$9.90
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closed 7/18/2005 via BusinessWire

CGI Holding Corporation, acquired Real Estate School Online, Inc.

synopsis: In a move that will make CGI Holding Corporation d/b/a Think Partnership Inc. a major player in the growing field of online education, the Company today announced that it has closed its acquisition of Real Estate School Online Inc.
buyer: CGI Holding Corporation (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo is a leading provider of performance-based online marketing services that deliver customers to advertisers and revenue to publishers. Clients achieve their goals across marketing channels that include search, affiliate, lead generation and email. "
target: Real Estate School Online, Inc.
Real Estate School Online is based in Miami, Fla., and is a leading provider of online education products and services specializing in delivering fully accredited real estate licensing and continuing education courses.
price ($mm)
$9.90
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closed 3/24/2005 via BusinessWire

WebSourced, Inc., acquired Smart Interactive Ltd.

synopsis: WebSourced, Inc., a leader in search engine marketing and a wholly owned subsidiary of CGI Holding Corporation, today announced that the Company has acquired the assets of Smart Interactive Ltd., a leading provider of search engine marketing services to companies throughout Great Britain and Europe.
buyer parent: Think Partnership, Inc.
buyer: WebSourced, Inc.
WebSourced, Inc., is recognized internationally as a global leader in Internet marketing solutions. Established in 1994 and acquired in 1999 by S. Pat Martin, its current CEO, WebSourced's all-encompassing approach to web solutions makes the task of implementing Internet sales and Internet marketin "
target: Smart Interactive Ltd.
Smart Interactive Ltd. has been developed to provide you with expert consultancy, professional search marketing services and high quality training with the maximum return on investment. Smart Interactive is led by world-renowned search engine expert, Mike Grehan.
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closed 3/14/2005 via BusinessWire

CGI Holding Corporation, acquired KowaBunga! Marketing, Inc.

synopsis: CGI Holding Corporation, which plans to seek shareholder approval to change its name to Think Partnership Inc., today announced that the Company has acquired KowaBunga! Marketing, Inc., a provider of Internet marketing software technologies, including software for affiliate marketing, search engine marketing and opt-in email marketing.
buyer: CGI Holding Corporation (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo is a leading provider of performance-based online marketing services that deliver customers to advertisers and revenue to publishers. Clients achieve their goals across marketing channels that include search, affiliate, lead generation and email. "
target: KowaBunga! Marketing, Inc.
KowaBunga! Technologies produces, markets, sells and supports various Extreme Internet Marketing Software Titles including My Affiliate Program and Opt-In Pro. We also offer Affiliate Marketing Services through our Team Affiliate Department. We provide powerful, practical, effective solutions to on
price ($mm)
$1.18
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/25/2005 via BusinessWire

CGI Holding Corporation, acquired PrimaryAds, Inc.

synopsis: In a move that will make CGI Holding Corporation d/b/a Think Partnership Inc. a major player in the growing field of affiliate marketing, the Company today announced that it has closed its acquisition of PrimaryAds Inc., a leading affiliate marketing network made up of many online advertisers and publishers.
buyer: CGI Holding Corporation (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo is a leading provider of performance-based online marketing services that deliver customers to advertisers and revenue to publishers. Clients achieve their goals across marketing channels that include search, affiliate, lead generation and email. "
target: PrimaryAds, Inc.
PrimaryAds is a network for online advertisers and affiliates that specializes in cost-per-action advertising. Under our model, an advertiser pays us, and we pay an affiliate, when an Internet user signs up as a lead or makes a purchase.
price ($mm)
$25
rev ($mm)
$17
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
9.0x
closed 8/20/2004 via BusinessWire

CGI Holding Corporation, acquired WebCapades, Inc.

synopsis: CGI Holding Corporation today announced that the Company has acquired WebCapades, Inc., Clearwater, Florida, which owns several online dating and relationship web sites.
buyer: CGI Holding Corporation (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo is a leading provider of performance-based online marketing services that deliver customers to advertisers and revenue to publishers. Clients achieve their goals across marketing channels that include search, affiliate, lead generation and email. "
target: WebCapades, Inc.
WebCapades is a leading global provider of online services providing engaging online communities to consumers and reliable solutions to businesses. The company, which was founded in 1998, operates websites that reach out to over ten million visitors from all around the world.
price ($mm)
$7.98
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/2/2021 via PR Web

Nosto, acquired Stackla

synopsis: Nosto, an AI-powered commerce experience platform in Sweden, has acquired Stackla, a global visual content marketing platform. Stackla helps marketers manage and display the most engaging visual content across all their marketing touchpoints. Their AI-powered user-generated content platform enables brands to build a rich library of visual content.
buyer: Nosto
Nosto is an AI-powered commerce experience platform in Sweden. Nosto enables retailers to deliver personalized digital shopping experiences at every touchpoint, across every device. Their platform allows users to build, launch and optimize 1:1 omnichannel marketing campaigns and digital experiences."
target: Stackla
Stackla is a a global visual content marketing platform. Stackla helps modern marketers discover, manage and display the most engaging visual content across all their marketing touchpoints. Their AI-powered user-generated content platform enables brands to build a rich library of visual content.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/12/2021 via BusinessWire

Synacor, Inc. will be merged with Centre Lane Partners, LLC,

synopsis: Synacor, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based Collaboration and Identity Management software and services serving global enterprises, video, internet, and communications providers, and governments, will merge with Centre Lane Partners, LLC, a New York-based private investment firm.
buyer: Centre Lane Partners, LLC
Centre Lane is a private investment firm that invests in the equity and debt of middle market companies in North America. Centre Lane employs a flexible strategy that approaches situations with a solutions orientation, and seeks to partner with strong management teams. "
target: Synacor, Inc. (SYNC:$84.09)
Synacor is a cloud-based software and services company serving global video, internet and communications providers, device manufacturers, governments and enterprises. Synacor’s mission is to enable its customers to better engage with their consumers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$91 [$93]
rev ($mm)
$84
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
21.8x
announced 2/10/2021 via Company Press Release

Givaudan, will acquire Myrissi

synopsis: Givaudan, a global manufacturer of flavors, fragrances, and active cosmetic ingredients, will acquire Myrissi, a French AI firm. Myrissi offers technology that is capable of translating fragrances into colour patterns and images. Their AI-powered marketing assistant enables brands to optimize the color and design of their packaging and products.
buyer: Givaudan (SWX:GIVN:$7,103.21)
Givaudan is a global manufacturer of flavors, fragrances, and active cosmetic ingredients. Together with their customers in the food, beverage, consumer goods and fragrance industries, Givaudan creates products that delight consumers the world over. "
target: Myrissi
Myrissi is a French artificial intelligence (AI) firm. Myrissi offers technology that is capable of translating fragrances into colour patterns and images. Their AI-powered marketing assistant enables brands to optimize the color and design of their packaging and products.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Sharethrough will be merged with District M,

synopsis: Sharethrough, one of the world's largest ad exchanges, will merge with Montreal-based District M, a leading global programmatic advertising exchange. The merger will create one of the largest independent omnichannel ad exchanges in the world, anchored in a user-centric, respectful, quality-first approach to digital advertising.
buyer: District M
District M is a leading global programmatic advertising exchange with efficient solutions, facilitating inventory transactions between advertisers and publishers. District M continuously drives innovation with its proprietary technologies on the supply side and the demand side. "
target: Sharethrough
Sharethrough is one of the largest ad exchanges, with direct connections to every major Demand Side Platform and over 12k publisher websites. Their technology enhances every impression by rendering a higher-performing banner, video, or native ad that dynamically fits into any placement on any site.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/27/2021 via PR Newswire

ContextLink, acquired Ambassador

synopsis: i2H has acquired Ambassador, a "Refer-a-Friend" platform that empowers marketers to increase customers, referrals, and revenue by leveraging word-of-mouth. Ambassador will operate as part of i2H's ContextLink, an end-to-end platform that gives brands the ability to personalize to their customer in their loyalty, reward, and offer programs.
buyer: ContextLink
ContextLink is an end-to-end platform that gives brands the ability to personalize to their customer in their loyalty, reward, and offer programs. It provides the Customer Data Platform (CDP) that connects people, data, and devices into a Graph Identity Engine across the digital and physical world. "
target parent: Apollo Global Management
target: Ambassador
Ambassador empowers marketers to increase customers, referrals, and revenue by leveraging the power of word-of-mouth. Their flexible referral marketing software automates the process of enrolling, tracking, rewarding, and managing customers, affiliates, influencers, partners, and fans.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Neobpo, acquired S3ND

synopsis: Neobpo, one of the largest companies in the country in the area of business process outsourcing (BPO), announced the acquisition of S3ND, a startup from Rio Grande do Sul specialized in omnichannel marketing. The S3ND platform integrates the SMS, e-mail, voice message, and chatbot channels, using artificial intelligence for personalization.
buyer: Neobpo
Neobpo is one of the largest companies in the country in the area of business process outsourcing (BPO). Based in Brazil, Neobpo is specialized in offering BPO solutions, technology and services, combining CX, UX and Design Thinking consulting. "
target: S3ND
S3ND is a startup from Rio Grande do Sul specialized in omnichannel marketing. In practice, the S3ND platform integrates the SMS, e-mail, voice message, Messenger, WhatsApp and chatbot channels, using artificial intelligence for segmentation and personalization.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

ZignSec, will acquire Wyzer

synopsis: ZignSec AB, a Swedish provider of digital identity verification solutions, will acquire Wyzer Limited, a provider of software for managing business processes and verifications in Malta. Wyzer utilises AI to improve the efficiency of company processes. Their platform provides tools for low-code, intelligent automation, digital signatures, and more.
buyer: ZignSec (OM:ZIGN:$1.92)
ZignSec is a Swedish provider of digital identity verification solutions. ZignSec enables businesses to quickly and safely identify online customers in real time. They offer multiple solutions through a single API that allows users to manage their KYC and AML compliance requirements. "
target: Wyzer
Wyzer is a leading provider of software for managing business processes and verifications in Malta. Wyzer utilises AI and predictive models to improve the efficiency of company processes. Their platform provides tools for low-code, intelligent automation, digital signatures, and more.
price ($mm)
$3.54
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
12.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Loblaw Media, acquired EyeReturn Marketing

synopsis: Loblaw Companies Limited, Canada's food and pharmacy leader and the nation's largest retailer, has acquired Toronto-based Eyereturn Marketing Inc., a marketing company that improves the way brands connect with their customers online. The transaction complements and strengthens Loblaw Media, the company's full-service digital marketing agency.
buyer parent: Loblaw Companies Limited
buyer: Loblaw Media
Canada-based Loblaw Media offers a new way to plan and deliver meaningful and smart digital advertising to help consumer brands more effectively reach customers. Loblaw Media uses transaction-based insights from their online and bricks and mortar stores to target and measure campaign effectiveness. "
target parent: Torstar Corporation
target: EyeReturn Marketing
Toronto-based Eyereturn Marketing improves the way brands connect with their customers online. Its proprietary platform provides unified campaign control, empowering brands through consolidated attribution-based results in a single dashboard.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

KMS Lighthouse, acquired Reps AI

synopsis: Knowledge management platform KMS Lighthouse has announced the acquisition of fellow Israeli startup Reps AI, which specialises in AI-driven agent and employee assist technology. Reps AI engine automatically learns from a company's best reps to show the rest of the team how to answer each customer request in real time.
buyer: KMS Lighthouse
KMS Lighthouse drives smarter, better business interactions with its knowledge management solutions. When customers and employees have issues, Lighthouse illuminates the path with instant answers. "
target: Reps AI
Israeli startup Reps AI specialises in AI-driven agent and employee assist technology. Reps AI engine automatically learns from a company's best reps to show the rest of the team how to answer each customer request in real time.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/6/2020 via Company Press Release

Elop AS, will acquire Simplifai AS

synopsis: Norwegian technology company Elop has signed a letter of intent to acquire 100 percent of the shares in artificial intelligence company Simplifai. Based in Oslo, Simplifai develops automation solutions using artificial intelligence to help its clients grow and cut costs.
buyer: Elop AS (LOP-ME.OSL:$0.00)
ELOP is a Norwegian high-tech company developing advanced tools, applications and software for asset management, inspections and monitoring of concrete structures globally. "
target: Simplifai AS
Based in Oslo, Simplifai develops automation solutions using artificial intelligence to help its clients grow and cut costs. Its business concept is to develop automation systems that give business managers one tool to extract the value from all their existing systems.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/28/2020 via PR Newswire

Navigate360, acquired Social Sentinel, Inc.

synopsis: Navigate360, a provider of safety solutions and services, has acquired Social Sentinel, a safety, technology and linguistics company focused on scanning digital content for safety and security threats. Social Sentinel uses an AI-powered language engine to identify signals of potential harm in digital conversations.
buyer: Navigate360
Navigate360 is a provider of safety solutions and services. Through technology, education and services, Navigate360 offers solutions spanning the full spectrum of safety, from prevention and preparation through response and recovery. They serve schools, healthcare systems, workplaces, and more. "
target: Social Sentinel, Inc.
Social Sentinel is a safety, technology and linguistics company focused on scanning digital content for safety and security threats. Social Sentinel uses an AI-powered language engine to identify signals of potential harm in digital conversations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/2/2020 via PR Newswire

BlackLine, Inc., acquired Rimilia Holdings, Ltd.

synopsis: BlackLine, Inc., a leader in accounting automation software, has acquired Rimilia, an AI-powered cloud-based platform in the UK that enables accounts receivable (AR) automation and digital transformation. Rimilia enable organisations to control cash flow and cash collection in real-time.
buyer: BlackLine, Inc. (:$321.05)
BlackLine is a provider of cloud-based solutions for Finance & Accounting (F&A) that centralize and streamline financial close operations and other key F&A processes for midsize and large organizations. BlackLine helps companies to modernize their accounting operations and increase their efficiency."
target: Rimilia Holdings, Ltd.
Rimilia is an AI-powered cloud-based platform in the UK that enables accounts receivable (AR) automation and digital transformation. Rimilia enable organisations to control cash flow and cash collection in real-time. Their software automates the complete AR process, reducing manual activity by 70%.
price ($mm)
$120
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

CentralNic Group plc, will acquire Codewise

synopsis: CentralNic, a London-based company that markets and sells internet domain names globally, will acquire Codewise, a Poliish provider of AI-powered online ad measurement and management solutions. Codewise's Voluum and Zeropark suite of products provide solutions for real-time-bidding, performance marketing, programmatic advertising, and more.
buyer: CentralNic Group plc (AIM:CNIC:$200.54)
CentralNic is a London-based company that markets and sells internet domain names globally. CentralNic provides registry services, distribution, and strategic consultancy for new TLDs, ccTLDs and SLDs. They also provide consultancy services to companies seeking to create their own domains. "
target: Codewise
Codewise is a Poliish provider of AI-powered online ad measurement and management solutions. Codewise's Voluum and Zeropark suite of products provide solutions for real-time-bidding, performance marketing, programmatic advertising, online ad analytics and more.
price ($mm)
$36
rev ($mm)
$60
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
4.9x
closed 8/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

Acesso Digital, acquired Meerkat

synopsis: Meerkat, a startup based in Porto Alegre, Brazil, has been purchased by Acesso Digital. Meerkat develops solutions for facial biometrics. Meerkat automates everyday tasks of big companies using state-of-the-art computer vision technologies based on deep learning.
buyer: Acesso Digital
Acesso Digital is a Brazilian company specialized in IDTech that offers solutions that simplify processes. Acesso Digital believes in the creation of a more digital society and their mission is to securely simplify people's relationship with companies through digital identity. "
target: Meerkat
Meerkat is a Brazil-based company that focuses on solutions in image analysis for process automation. They automate everyday tasks of big companies using state-of-the-art computer vision technologies based on deep learning.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/20/2019 via PR Newswire

Episerver AB, will acquire idio Inc.

synopsis: Episerver, Sweden's customer-centric digital experience company, will acquire Idio, a content personalization and analytics platform powering the digital buying experience of some of the world's largest enterprise organizations.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Episerver AB
Headquartered in Sweden, Episerver empowers businesses to scale through the most customer-centric approach to digital experiences. Its Customer-Centric Digital Experience Platform features best-in-class content management, robust commerce, and intuitive data and personalization solutions. "
target: idio Inc.
Idio makes 1:1 marketing possible for global B2B enterprises. Idio's platform uses Content Intelligence to predict the interests of every individual and automatically deliver relevant experiences. Global leaders trust Idio's AI to maximize buyer engagement, whilst handling marketing complexity.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/7/2019 via PR Newswire

Digital Media Solutions, acquired UE.co

synopsis: Digital Media Solutions (DMS), the largest single entry point for scalable and reliable people-based marketing solutions, has acquired insurance company UE.co, including ZipQuote and the Comanche click platform. UE.co will be rebranded as a DMS Insurance, a division of Digital Media Solutions, and will house the acquired brands and assets.
buyer parent: Clairvest Group Inc.
buyer: Digital Media Solutions (DMS:$332.86)
Digital Media Solutions (DMS) is the largest single entry point for scalable and reliable people-based marketing solutions. DMS deploys a robust database of consumer intelligence and leverages massive proprietary media distribution to provide meaningful, insightful customer acquisition campaigns. "
target: UE.co
UE.co is a provider of digital marketing software and services and customer acquisition software. Their award-winning insurtech ZipQuote and Comanche click platforms are leveraged by enterprise companies looking to effectively manage their advertising campaigns.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired 42hertz

synopsis: US-based networking giant Cisco has acquired 42hertz. Formed in 2011, 42hertz provides enterprise solutions including end-to-end CRM, ERP or other customized solutions leveraging data science and artificial intelligence. They are headquartered in Houston, Texas and Bengaluru, India.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,846.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: 42hertz
Formed in 2011, 42hertz provides enterprise solutions including end-to-end CRM, ERP or other customized solutions leveraging data science and artificial intelligence. They are headquartered in Houston, Texas and Bengaluru, India.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/19/2019 via BNC Analysis

Blue Prism, will acquire Thoughtonomy

synopsis: Blue Prism is buying Thoughtonomy, which has built a cloud-based AI engine that delivers Robotic Process Automation (RPA) based solutions on a SaaS framework. Thoughtonomy is a UK headquartered software company with multi-award winning automation technology platform used by enterprise clients across the globe to digitize manual work processes.
buyer: Blue Prism (:$92.46)
Blue Prism's Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software enables business operations to be agile and cost effective through rapid automation of manual, rules based, back office administrative processes, reducing cost and improving accuracy by creating a "digital workforce"​. "
target: Thoughtonomy
Thoughtonomy is a UK headquartered software company with multi-award winning automation technology platform used by enterprise clients across the globe to digitize manual work processes, improve workforce productivity, and free valuable skilled staff to undertake more productive activities.
price ($mm)
$101
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
10.8x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Amazon.com, Inc., will purchase Ad Server and DCO Business from Sizmek Inc

synopsis: Amazon has agreed to buy part of ad tech company Sizmek, including its Ad Server and Dynamic Creative Optimization, which is a tool that helps personalize ads using data. Sizmek provides integrated solutions that enable data, media, and creativity to work together for optimal campaign performance.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$419,130.00)
Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want—low prices, vast selection, and convenience—Amazon continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform. "
seller parent: Vector Capital
seller: Sizmek Inc (SZMK:$185.18)
The acquisition includes the Sizmek Ad Server and Sizmek Dynamic Creative Optimization (DCO), which is a tool that helps personalize ads using data. Sizmek provides integrated solutions that enable data, media, and creativity to work together for optimal campaign performance.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Mail.Ru LLC, acquired NativeRoll

synopsis: Mail.ru Group acquired 50.83% of the developer of video advertising platform Nativeroll. Nativeroll allows users to place blocks with video ads in four formats within the content on sites of more than 100 premium publishers.
buyer: Mail.Ru LLC (LSE:MAIL:$1,350.66)
Russia's Mail.Ru Group develops Internet communications and entertainment services globally. The company operates Russian language social networks Vkontakte (VK), Odnoklassniki (OK) and Moi Mir (My World), and instant messenger services; Agent Mail.Ru and ICQ. "
target: NativeRoll
Nativeroll is a video advertising platform in premium content that allows users to place blocks with video ads in four formats within the content on sites of more than 100 premium publishers. According to its own data, the monthly audience reach is 75 million users.
price ($mm)
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122
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IZEA, Inc.
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SponsorsOne Inc.
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Adslot Pty Ltd.
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Synacor, Inc.
Synacor, Inc.
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$0.80
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365
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Propel Media
Propel Media
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EBITDA ($mm)
$24.60
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$22.68
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AcuityAds Inc.
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Tech Mpire Limited
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Gridsum Holding Inc.
Gridsum Holding Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Ayfie
Ayfie
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Appier
Appier
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$81.82
EBITDA ($mm)
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($14.38)
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492
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Bill.com
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EBITDA ($mm)
($49.01)
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($53.51)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
618
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The Rubicon Project
The Rubicon Project
Rubicon Project is a leading technology company automating the buying and selling of advertising. Rubicon Project has engineered one of the largest real-time cloud and Big Data computing systems, processing trillions of transactions within milliseconds each month.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$188.11
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.62)
EBIT ($mm)
($44.57)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
444
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Ticker: CPSE:AGILC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agillic
Agillic
Agillic is a Danish software company enabling marketers to maximise the use of data and translate it into relevant and personalised communication establishing strong relations between people and brands.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$8.39
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.43)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.33)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
61
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Ticker: ICLK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IClick Interactive Asia
iClick Interactive Asia Group Limited is an independent online marketing and enterprise data solutions provider that connects worldwide marketers with audiences in China. iClick's platform possesses omni-channel marketing capabilities and fulfils various marketing objectives.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$232.73
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.29
EBIT ($mm)
($5.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
884
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Ticker: LLNW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks, Inc. provides solutions that enable business and technology decision makers to profit from the shift of content and advertising to the online world, the explosive growth of mobile and connected devices, and the migration of IT applications and services into the cloud.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$224.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.45)
EBIT ($mm)
($26.35)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
510
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Ticker: BIT:AXEL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
axélero S.p.A.
axélero S.p.A.
axélero provides effective and innovative digital advertising and digital marketing solutions, tailor-made for small, medium and large enterprises and national and local institutions to gain greater visibility, useful contacts and concrete business results.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$51.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.31
EBIT ($mm)
$3.12
Net Income ($mm)
$1.49
Employees
21
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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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