Like Solesys S.A.

closed 1/25/2010 via Market Wire

Intelligent Communication Enterprise Corporation, acquired Solesys S.A.

synopsis: Intelligent Communication Enterprise Corporation, said that it has acquired all of the outstanding shares of Solesys S.A., a Swiss company focused on merging the latest technologies in mobile communication.
buyer: Intelligent Communication Enterprise Corporation (ICMC:$0.00)
Intelligent Communication Enterprise delivers world class mobile marketing and communications solutions. ICE group consists of companies in mobile messaging, mobile fraud prevention and leading edge mobile marketing technologies. "
target: Solesys S.A.
Solesys SA is a private company founded in 2001 and pioneered the swiss premium mobile market. Solesys focuses on merging latest technologies and mobile communication.
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$13
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closed 2/12/2010 via BusinessWire

Telenity, Inc., acquired Construia

synopsis: Telenity, a leading provider of next generation value added services, messaging and mobile marketing solutions, announced that it has acquired Construia, a young startup specializing in targeted mobile advertising platforms and applications.
buyer: Telenity, Inc.
Telenity's market ready software solutions include: integrated advanced messaging (SMS, MMS, USSD) applications, innovative value added services (personalized call management, mobile collect call, missed call notification, voice/video mail, multimedia ringback tones, location-based people finder). "
target: Construia
Founded in 2008, Construia specializes in products and services, which facilitate management and delivery of advertising over mobile networks. Construia’s mobile marketing platform taps into operators’ subscriber databases and leverages traditional channels like SMS, MMS and USSD.
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closed 1/12/2021 via Company Press Release

MailChimp, acquired Chatitive, Inc.

synopsis: Mailchimp has acquired Chatitive, Inc., a two-way SMS marketing platform that uses context to deliver personalized and conversational mobile messages direct to consumers. The acquisition enhances Mailchimp’s all-in-one marketing and commerce platform offering and helps its small business customers reach their audience in new ways.
buyer: MailChimp
Mailchimp is an all-in-one Marketing Platform for small businesses. Mailchimp empowers millions of customers around the world to start and grow their businesses with its smart marketing technology, award-winning support, and inspiring content. "
target: Chatitive, Inc.
Chatitive is an SMS mobile messaging platform for direct-to-consumer brands that enhances their digital marketing. Chatitive's platform enables its customers to quickly onboard and build relationships with their end consumers through transactional and conversational mobile messaging.
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closed 10/13/2008 via BusinessWire

MobUI, Inc., acquired Action Engine Corporation

synopsis: MobUI Corporation, a mobile application development company dedicated to mobilizing content companies at the speed of wow™, announced it has raised funding and acquired Action Engine Corporation, a mobile application platform company.
buyer: MobUI, Inc.
MobUI speeds time to market by rapidly producing premium iPhone, mobile web, and downloadable applications using their accelerated ‘speed of wow’ mobile development lifecycle approach and patented mobile application development technology. "
target: Action Engine Corporation
Action Engine, the On-Device Portal (ODP) Company™, enables media companies and network operators to build, deploy, monetize and manage highly personalized and intuitive suites of mobile applications that deliver a superior user experience.
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closed 1/11/2021 via BusinessWire

Verve Group, Inc., acquired Nexstar Digital

synopsis: Verve Group, a global brand performance ad platform, announced the acquisition of Nexstar Inc.’s digital video advertising technology platform, formerly known as LKQD. Nexstar's digital media products and services focus on providing innovative solutions to media companies and advertisers looking to gain an edge in the shifting digital landscape.
buyer parent: Media and Games Invest plc
buyer: Verve Group, Inc.
Verve is a location-based mobile marketing platform that connects advertisers with consumers to deliver successful business outcomes. They empower marketers to identify, reach, and engage consumers with compelling mobile advertising experiences. "
target parent: Nexstar Media Group
target: Nexstar Digital
Nexstar's digital media products and services focus on providing innovative solutions to media companies and advertisers looking to gain an edge in the shifting digital landscape.
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announced 12/7/2017 via BusinessWire

Nexstar Media Group, will acquire LKQD Technologies

synopsis: Nexstar Media Group, Inc. announced that it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire LKQD Technologies, a leading independent video advertising infrastructure company. LKQD Technologies’ video advertising platform has the largest reach in the US to viewers across digital devices.
buyer: Nexstar Media Group (NXST:$4,224.75)
Nexstar Media Group is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers & advertisers through its traditional media, digital & mobile media platforms. They own, operate, program or provide sales and other services to 170 television stations. "
target: LKQD Technologies
LKQD Technologies is a leading independent video advertising infrastructure company. Founded in 2014 by industry veterans, LKQD Technologies’ video advertising platform has the largest reach in the US to viewers across digital devices.
price ($mm)
$90
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announced 1/24/2013 via Company Press Release

Carbon Credits International, Inc., will be merged with SinglePoint

synopsis: Carbon Credits International, Inc. announces the acquisition of SinglePoint. SinglePoint’s full suite of products and services enables publishers to monetize their mobile messaging traffic and advertisers to access premium inventory to rapidly launch mobile advertising campaigns.
buyer: Carbon Credits International, Inc.
Carbon Credits International uses TextADay.com and Text4Faith.com to provide solutions for users to conduct business transactions, accept donations and engage in targeted communication campaigns with their customers/donors through mobile devices. "
target: SinglePoint
SinglePoint enables brands, agencies and publishers to connect with wireless subscribers. SinglePoint’s full suite of products and services enables publishers to monetize their mobile messaging traffic and advertisers to access premium inventory to rapidly launch mobile advertising campaigns.
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announced 8/8/2011 via BNC Analysis

Francisco Partners, will acquire Buongiorno S.p.A.

synopsis: Buongiorno S.p.A., multinational leader in service and solutions offerings for the mobile connected life, announced a binding agreement with Francisco Partners to carve out the large majority of its B2B assets, namely those covering an end-to-end service proposition in mobile marketing, loyalty, advertising, messaging and applications.
buyer: Francisco Partners
Francisco Partners is a leading global private equity firm with offices in San Francisco and London focused exclusively on investments in technology and technology-enabled services businesses. "
target: Buongiorno S.p.A. ( IT:BNG:$233.97)
Buongiorno is a global enabler of the mobile connected life. The company is the preferred partner for telecoms, enterprises, handset and connected device manufacturers, supporting them in delivering customized mobile data experiences.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$333
EBITDA ($mm)
$30
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0.0x
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0.0x
closed 8/22/2012 via PR Newswire

Javelin Distribution, LLC, acquired Hula Media Exchange

synopsis: Javelin announced that it has acquired the assets of HulaMX, LLC. Javelin will now feature improved support of HD and SD commercial delivery to smaller regional markets and expanded markets using the HulaMX software/Internet solution.
buyer parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: Javelin Distribution, LLC
Javelin was developed by industry experts to deliver improved advertising delivery options with faster service. The ad distribution platform delivers a smoother workflow process and greater user control for customers. "
target: Hula Media Exchange
Hula Media Exchange is the media distribution firm of choice for advertisers and agencies seeking a personalized, highly customized and supportive partnership that is commited to their expanding digital media distribution challenges.
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announced 2/12/2020 via PR Newswire

Digital Turbine Group, LLC., will acquire Mobile Posse

synopsis: Digital Turbine will acquire Mobile Posse, Inc., a mobile content discovery and advertising platform company. The acquisition of Mobile Posse will allow Digital Turbine to provide a comprehensive media and advertising solution for its operator and OEM partners while enriching the mobile experience for end users by delivering relevant content.
buyer: Digital Turbine Group, LLC. (APPS:$257.85)
Digital Turbine innovates at the convergence of media and mobile communications, connecting mobile operators, OEMs, and publishers with app developers and advertisers. Its Mobile Delivery Platform powers user acquisition and engagement, operational efficiency, and monetization opportunities. "
target: Mobile Posse
Mobile Posse turns telecom companies into mobile media leaders through its Firstly Mobile content discovery platform. The Firstly Mobile Platform creates a better smartphone experience by presenting engaging curated content without having to open, load, search, and wait.
price ($mm)
$42
rev ($mm)
$55
EBITDA ($mm)
$10
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
6.6x
closed 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

RTL Group, acquired Yospace Technologies Limited

synopsis: RTL Group has acquired UK-based digital video distribution company Yospace to deliver better-targeted advertising across premium streaming environments. The Yospace technology currently serves major media owners throughout Europe, the United States and Asia. Customers include BT Sport, TV4, ITV, and Seven West Media.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
buyer: RTL Group (ENXTBR:RTL:$7,373.99)
RTL Group is a global leader across broadcast, content and digital, with interests in 56 television channels and 31 radio stations, content production throughout the world and rapidly growing digital video businesses. "
target: Yospace Technologies Limited
Yospace is a mobile applications innovator and platform provider allowing digital publishers, mobile applications developers, and mobile operators to rapidly and affordably deliver mobile video services. Yospace has developed technologies for Server-Side Dynamic Ad Insertion.
price ($mm)
$33
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announced 12/19/2018 via Company Press Release

Smith Micro Software, Inc., will purchase Smart Retail Product Suite from ISM Connect

synopsis: Smith Micro Software, Inc. is to acquire the assets of ISM Connect, LLC’s Smart Retail product suite. The powerful Smart Retail platform enables wireless carriers and retailers to bring devices to life with on-screen, interactive demos that deliver consistent, targeted and secure content, including messaging and advertising campaigns.
buyer: Smith Micro Software, Inc. (SMSI:$51.30)
Smith Micro provides software to simplify and enhance the mobile experience. Their network access, insights, and optimization solutions ensure the best Quality of Experience for wireless users, while embedded mobile software creates new opportunities for wireless service providers. "
seller: ISM Connect
The acquisition includes the Smart Retail product suite from ISM Connect. The Smart Retail platform enables wireless carriers and retailers to bring devices to life with on-screen, interactive demos that deliver consistent, targeted and secure content, including messaging and advertising campaigns.
price ($mm)
$9.80
rev ($mm)
$4
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2.5x
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closed 1/25/2010 via Market Wire

Intelligent Communication Enterprise Corporation, acquired Solesys S.A.

synopsis: Intelligent Communication Enterprise Corporation, said that it has acquired all of the outstanding shares of Solesys S.A., a Swiss company focused on merging the latest technologies in mobile communication.
buyer: Intelligent Communication Enterprise Corporation (ICMC:$0.00)
Intelligent Communication Enterprise delivers world class mobile marketing and communications solutions. ICE group consists of companies in mobile messaging, mobile fraud prevention and leading edge mobile marketing technologies. "
target: Solesys S.A.
Solesys SA is a private company founded in 2001 and pioneered the swiss premium mobile market. Solesys focuses on merging latest technologies and mobile communication.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/25/2010 via Market Wire

Intelligent Communication Enterprise Corporation, acquired Solesys S.A.

synopsis: Intelligent Communication Enterprise Corporation, said that it has acquired all of the outstanding shares of Solesys S.A., a Swiss company focused on merging the latest technologies in mobile communication.
buyer: Intelligent Communication Enterprise Corporation (ICMC:$0.00)
Intelligent Communication Enterprise delivers world class mobile marketing and communications solutions. ICE group consists of companies in mobile messaging, mobile fraud prevention and leading edge mobile marketing technologies. "
target: Solesys S.A.
Solesys SA is a private company founded in 2001 and pioneered the swiss premium mobile market. Solesys focuses on merging latest technologies and mobile communication.
price ($mm)
$13
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closed 3/14/2016 via PR Newswire

Upland Software, acquired HipCricket, Inc.

synopsis: Upland Software, Inc., a leader in cloud-based Enterprise Work Management applications, announced that it has acquired Hipcricket. The company is a cloud-based mobile messaging platform used by internationally recognized brands and agencies to drive awareness, sales, and loyalty.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Upland Software (UPLD:$297.71)
Upland Software is a leading provider of cloud-based Enterprise Work Management software. Their family of applications enables users to manage their projects, professional workforce and IT investments, automate document-intensive business processes and effectively engage with their customers. "
target parent: SITO Mobile Ltd.
target: HipCricket, Inc. (OTCPK:HIPP:$27.57)
Hipcricket, Inc. provides a unified mobile engagement platform that drives awareness, sales and loyalty. Its AD LIFE platform has been used by internationally recognized brands and agencies to power more than 400,000 campaigns across SMS, 2D/QR codes, mobile websites, advertising networks, and more.
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closed 1/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

BigWheel, acquired VoicesHeard

synopsis: BigWheel has acquired company partner Voices Heard Media. Voices Heard Media is the leader in multi-platform user engagement tools. Their Engagement Engine technology platform powers a suite of embeddable applications that spark engagement and build communities on our clients’ sites -- and across mobile and social platforms.
buyer: BigWheel
Big Wheel is a complete creative firm with a unique blend of marketing and design. Big Wheel offers both website and application development, advertising, branding management, digital marketing and more. "
target: VoicesHeard
Voices Heard Media is the leader in multi-platform user engagement tools. Their Engagement Engine technology platform powers a suite of embeddable applications (the EventBox) that spark engagement and build communities onclients’ sites -- and across mobile and social platforms.
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closed 6/3/2015 via PR Newswire

Aurea, acquired HipCricket, Inc.

synopsis: Aurea, the Transformative Customer Experience Company, has acquired Hipcricket, a leading provider of mobile marketing and advertising solutions. Hipcricket provides a unified mobile engagement platform that drives awareness, sales and loyalty. Its AD LIFE platform has been used by brands and agencies to power more than 400,000 campaigns.
buyer parent: Trilogy Enterprises, Inc.
buyer: Aurea
Aurea enables companies to deliver transformative customer experiences. Aurea’s Customer Experience platforms helps build, execute, monitor and optimize the end to end customer journey for a diverse range of industries including Energy, Retail, Insurance, Travel and Hospitality and Life Sciences. "
target: HipCricket, Inc. (OTCPK:HIPP:$27.57)
Hipcricket, Inc. provides a unified mobile engagement platform that drives awareness, sales and loyalty. Its AD LIFE platform has been used by internationally recognized brands and agencies to power more than 400,000 campaigns across SMS, 2D/QR codes, mobile websites, advertising networks, and more.
price ($mm)
$8.25
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closed 3/19/2015 via PR Newswire

Rakuten Marketing, acquired Deep Forest Media

synopsis: Rakuten Marketing, a division of Rakuten, Inc., announced its acquisition of Deep Forest Media, a programmatic mobile marketing company and demand-side platform (DSP). In addition to cross-device targeting, it's technology empowers advertisers to personalize mobile campaigns with hyper-local targeting, user segmentation across devices, and more.
buyer parent: Rakuten Inc.
buyer: Rakuten Marketing
Rakuten Marketing is the leader in omnichannel marketing, delivering its vision of driving the omni experience - marketing designed for a streamlined consumer experience. They offer an integrated strategy that combines consumer centric insights with e-commerce expertise to inspire better marketing. "
target: Deep Forest Media
Founded by online and mobile advertising veterans, Deep Forest Media provides a comprehensive full-stack mobile platform, bringing together advanced data science and optimization solutions to brands, agencies and mobile marketers around the world.
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cancelled 3/10/2015 via Company Description

SITO Mobile Ltd., cancelled an acquisition of HipCricket, Inc.

synopsis: ESW Capital LLC outbid SITO Mobile Limited for the acquisition of Hipcricket, a leader in mobile engagement and analytics. The Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware approved the Amended Bid from ESW Capital LLC for the Right to Sponsor a Plan of Reorganization, which would take place after a Chapter 11 plan is confirmed.
buyer: SITO Mobile Ltd. (SITO:$42.50)
SITO Mobile Ltd. is a mobile location-based advertising platform serving businesses, advertisers and brands. Their solution allows marketers to create content targeted to key audiences, based on location, interests, behaviors and loyalty. "
target: HipCricket, Inc. (OTCPK:HIPP:$27.57)
Hipcricket, Inc. provides a unified mobile engagement platform that drives awareness, sales and loyalty. Its AD LIFE platform has been used by internationally recognized brands and agencies to power more than 400,000 campaigns across SMS, 2D/QR codes, mobile websites, advertising networks, and more.
price ($mm)
$4.50
rev ($mm)
$28
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.2x
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closed 1/20/2015 via New York Times

Twitter, Inc., acquired ZipDial

synopsis: Twitter has said that it has acquired ZipDial, a nearly five-year-old Indian start-up that aims to help businesses connect with customers in emerging markets who may not have access to the Internet. The company’s service works in an unusual way by exploiting a so-called “missed call” method popular in emerging markets.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$3,716.35)
Twitter is a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. By developing a fundamentally new way for people to create, distribute and discover content, they have democratized content creation and distribution, enabling any voice to echo around the world instantly. "
target: ZipDial
ZipDial is a pioneering mobile marketing & analytics platform for emerging markets. Marketers and advertisers utilize ZipDial to transform their brand campaigns into highly interactive and viral campaigns, while building a loyal customer base.
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closed 5/6/2014 via PR Newswire

Blinkx Plc, acquired LYFE Mobile

synopsis: blinkx plc, the Internet media platform that connects consumers with brands through professionally generated content, announced that it has acquired LYFE Mobile, an innovative mobile Demand Side Platform and Data Management Platform, in an all cash transaction.
buyer: Blinkx Plc (AIM:RTHM:$316.02)
blinkx is an Internet media company that connects consumers and brands through content online. Their patented COncept Recognition Engine technology leverages speech recognition, text and image analysis to understand the meaning and context of video content to generate improved search relevancy. "
target: LYFE Mobile
The LYFE Mobile platform combines advanced GPS and audience targeting features with a full suite of intuitive campaign management tools that make it easy for brands to serve high impact campaigns to the most relevant audiences.
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closed 12/13/2013 via PR Web

Soleo Communications, Inc., acquired Apptera Inc.

synopsis: Soleo Communications, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has completed its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Apptera, Inc., a California-based mobile advertising solutions provider. They bring together today's most popular forms of mobile communications into a single smartphone application.
buyer: Soleo Communications, Inc.
Soleo Communications Inc. is a global leader in delivering innovative, custom and cloud-based communications solutions that range from carrier-grade-strong to local-merchant-simple. These solutions include local data search services for telecommunications companies and enterprise businesses. "
target: Apptera Inc.
Apptera is a mobile communications and advertising company that enhances mobile phone connections with multimedia content, personalization, interactivity and sharing. They bring together today's most popular forms of mobile communications into a single smartphone application.
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closed 12/12/2013 via PR Newswire

Blinkx Plc, acquired Rhythm NewMedia, Inc.

synopsis: blinkx, the Internet Media platform that connects audiences with brands through professionally generated content, has closed its previously announced acquisition of Rhythm NewMedia Inc, a leading ultra-premium mobile video technology and advertising platform in the US.
buyer: Blinkx Plc (AIM:RTHM:$316.02)
Blinkx plc is the world's largest and most advanced video search engine. Today, blinkx has indexed more than 35 million hours of audio, video, viral and TV content, and made it fully searchable and available on demand. "
target: Rhythm NewMedia, Inc.
Rhythm connects brand advertisers with highly engaged mobile audiences by selling and serving video, rich media and other immersive advertising formats. Rhythm's technology enables advertising that has broad reach, sharp targeting and precise frequency management.
price ($mm)
$65
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/10/2013 via BusinessWire

Airpush, Inc., acquired Hubbl

synopsis: Airpush, a leading mobile ad platform ranked #1 in the 2013 Tech 200 list of fastest-growing technology companies, announced its acquisition of Hubbl, a New York-based pioneer of mobile native advertising and personalization technology. The companies will combine Hubbl’s native ads technology with Airpush’s 120,000 mobile apps.
buyer: Airpush, Inc.
Airpush is on a mission to redefine mobile advertising for publishers and advertisers. More than 100,000 apps and 5,000 advertisers rely on Airpush to deliver the industry’s highest performance, driven by exceptional ad formats and targeting technology. "
target: Hubbl
Hubbl is a native distribution and discovery platform for Apps. Hubbl helps generate content driven and personalized recommendations via native placements in order to achieve highest quality conversions.
price ($mm)
$15
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closed 10/3/2013 via PR Newswire

IBM, acquired Xtify Inc.

synopsis: IBM, the world's largest information technology company, announced the acquisition of Xtify Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based mobile messaging tools that help organizations improve mobile sales, drive in-store traffic and engage customers with personalized offers.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$73,779.00)
IBM is the world's largest information technology company. Drawing on resources from across IBM and key IBM Business Partners, IBM offers a wide range of services, solutions and technologies that enable customers, large and small, to take full advantage of the new era of on demand business. "
target: Xtify Inc.
Xtify provides mobile application publishers with the tools to create, manage and execute push and location-triggered notification campaigns across smartphone platforms.
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closed 7/17/2013 via Company Press Release

[x+1], Inc., acquired Wireless Developer Agency

synopsis: [x+1], a leading provider of digital marketing and data management software, announced it has acquired the well-established mobile marketing technology and services firm, WDA. WDA is a leading technical innovator in the fast-paced mobile advertising industry.
buyer: [x+1], Inc.
The [x+1] Origin digital marketing hub offers integrated and open software for digital marketing optimization through a Data Management Platform (DMP) with multi-channel execution capabilities powered by a patented real-time decision engine, Web Services APIs, and advanced analytics. "
target: Wireless Developer Agency
WDA is a mobile marketing company. WDA focuses on products that help brands achieve their objectives in mobile media. WDA’s flagship product, Impulse™ Mobile Command Center, provides advertisers and their agencies all of the tools they need to be successful with mobile media in all its forms.
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closed 7/17/2013 via Company Press Release

Yahoo! Inc., acquired AdMovate

synopsis: Yahoo announced that it has acquired AdMovate, a mobile advertising startup. Admovate, founded in 2012, built a product enabling advertisers to create and deliver personalized, hyper-local targeted offers through the mobile channel.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (AABA:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is the premier digital media company, creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. "
target: AdMovate
Admovate, founded in 2012, built a product enabling advertisers to create and deliver personalized, hyper-local targeted offers through the mobile channel.
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closed 5/21/2013 via Market Wire

Mobivity, acquired Front Door Insights LLC

synopsis: Mobivity Holdings Corp., an award-winning provider of proprietary mobile marketing technologies & solutions, announced that it has acquired the assets of Front Door Insights LLC, a provider of mobile marketing solutions that enable 25 plus Directory Publishers to deliver mobile marketing solutions to more than 5,000 local merchants across the U.S.
buyer: Mobivity (OTCPK:MFON:$11.78)
Mobivity is an award-winning provider of patented mobile marketing technologies and the inventor of C4, a unique, enterprise-grade platform empowering brands to engage mobile consumers across multiple channels. "
target: Front Door Insights LLC
Front Door Insights offers a wide array of Mobile Marketing services delivered via an elegant & intuitive web-based platform. Implementing Mobile Marketing services & campaigns can take as little as 10 minutes per week.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2.39 [$2.59]
rev ($mm)
$0
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
7.6x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/20/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, will acquire SoundBite Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Genesys, a leading provider of customer engagement and contact center solutions, announced it signed a definitive agreement to acquire SoundBite Communications for $5.00 per share. SoundBite delivers cloud-based proactive collections, payments, and mobile marketing applications, as well as proactive customer service solutions to enterprises.
buyer parent: Permira
buyer: Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories
Genesys is a leading provider of customer engagement and contact center solutions. With more than 3,000 customers in 80 countries, Genesys orchestrates more than 100 million customer interactions every day across the contact center and back office. "
target: SoundBite Communications, Inc. (SDBT:$48.07)
SoundBite Communications is a customer experience management company with deep expertise in delivering cloud-based mobile marketing, proactive customer care, and collections/payments solutions.
price ($mm)[EV]
$84 [$68]
rev ($mm)
$48
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.6x
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closed 3/21/2013 via Market Wire

Spindle, Inc., acquired MeNetwork

synopsis: Spindle, Inc. announced that it has concluded the acquisition of MeNetwork, an international location and time-based mobile marketing platform for merchants and consumers. The integration of MeNetwork's technology into the Spindle platform creates a comprehensive mobile commerce solution that incorporates mobile marketing and mobile payments.
buyer: Spindle, Inc. (OTCPK:SPDL:$0.59)
Spindle, Inc. is an innovator of mobile payment solutions for the banking industry, retail sector and consumer-facing companies. Spindle actively develops new and improved ways for companies and end consumers to fluidly transact and exchange funds, regardless of platform. "
target: MeNetwork
MeNetwork is the world’s most powerful and flexible mobile marketing platform. It is revolutionizing both marketing and commerce by creating a marketplace where merchants and consumers connect in real time.
price ($mm)
$4.01
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closed 11/16/2011 via GlobeNewswire

Velti plc, acquired Mobile Interactive Group

synopsis: Velti plc, the leading mobile marketing and advertising technology provider for brands, advertising agencies, mobile operators and media, announced the acquisition of Mobile Interactive Group ("MIG"), the UK's largest mobile marketing company. MIG offers mobile marketing, mobile commerce and mobile billing services in 44 countries.
buyer: Velti plc (VELT:$189.20)
Velti is a global provider of mobile marketing and advertising technology and solutions that enable brands, advertising agencies, mobile operators and media to implement highly targeted, interactive and measurable campaigns by communicating with and engaging consumers via their mobile devices. "
target: Mobile Interactive Group
Mobile Interactive Group is a leading mobile and digital communications business engaged in advertising, marketing, billing, messaging, technology and services provision, multi channel digital solutions, internet publishing, experiential design and application development.
price ($mm)
$25
rev ($mm)
$20
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.1x
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closed 10/12/2011 via BNC Analysis

HootSuite Media, Inc., acquired Geotoko

synopsis: HootSuite has acquired the location-based marketing tool Geotoko, which will help businesses gain insight on and market to their audience and customers. Geotoko’s geo-analytic software reports on location-based social media interactions including key influencers, customer sentiment and demographic patterns.
buyer: HootSuite Media, Inc.
Using HootSuite’s unique social media dashboard, teams can collaboratively schedule updates to Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, WordPress, and other social networks via web, desktop, or mobile platforms, plus track campaign results and industry trends. "
target: Geotoko
Geotoko is a location-based marketing and analytics software platform for businesses and brands to run real-time location-based marketing campaigns. Businesses can create engaging mobile promotions across multiple venues on existing location-based apps or integrate with their own mobile apps.
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closed 8/30/2011 via Market Wire

Augme Technologies, Inc., acquired HipCricket, Inc.

synopsis: Augme Technologies, Inc., a leader in full-service mobile marketing solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets and the business of Hipcricket, Inc., a leading mobile marketing and advertising company headquartered near Seattle, Washington.
buyer: Augme Technologies, Inc. (AUGT:$2.81)
Augme Technologies, Inc. provides strategic services and mobile technology to leading consumer and healthcare brands. Augme's AD LIFE™ mobile marketing technology platform allows marketers, brands, and agencies the ability to plan, create, test, deploy, and track mobile marketing programs. "
target: HipCricket, Inc. (OTCPK:HIPP:$27.57)
Hipcricket is a one-stop mobile marketing and advertising company that empowers brands, agencies and media properties to engage customers and increase sales. Its customers connect with consumers across every mobile channel including SMS, 2D/QR codes, mobile Web sites, social media and branded apps.
price ($mm)[EV]
$35 [$36]
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
6.7x
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/28/2011 via BusinessWire

mediba Inc., will acquire Nobot Inc.

synopsis: mediba Inc. will acquire the ordinary shares of Internet advertising distribution company, Nobot Inc., and will make Nobot into a consolidated subsidiary. Nobot Inc. provides a mobile advertising service “AdMaker”, an advertising platform for mobile applications that enables the developers to switch between Ad-Networks and other services.
buyer parent: KDDI Corporation
buyer: mediba Inc.
mediba Inc. provides advertising, business research, media production, and new business development services through its core business of au one, KDDI's portal site. In the evolving mobile world, mediba is delivering services which connect companies with users. "
target: Nobot Inc.
Nobot Inc. provides a mobile advertising service “AdMaker”, which is an advertising platform for mobile applications. "AdMaker" enables the developers to switch between Ad-Networks and other services.
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