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closed 2/24/2010 via BusinessWire

Meltwater Group, acquired BuzzGain

synopsis: Meltwater Group, one of the world’s leading, global Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies, announced that it has acquired BuzzGain Inc., a social media monitoring company whose technology will serve as the platform to enhance Meltwater’s existing social media monitoring service, Meltwater Buzz.
buyer: Meltwater Group (:$359.79)
Meltwater Group is committed to disrupting the status quo through novel technologies and a powerful, global sales and distribution infrastructure. Meltwater Group currently delivers business solutions based on search engine technology, cloud computing, and biometrics. "
target: BuzzGain
BuzzGain is an online service for discovering and engaging with the people who will help your business thrive in today's social economy - where attention is a precious commodity.
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$4.00
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announced 12/23/2016 via Yahoo, Inc.

Figaro Classifieds, will acquire Viadeo S.A.

synopsis: The Paris commercial court approved the sale of Viadeo to Figaro Classifieds. Viadeo is France's leading professional social network. Viadeo offers businesses bespoke support thanks to its teams present nationwide, as well as its range of solutions tailored to their specific needs.
buyer parent: Le Figaro
buyer: Figaro Classifieds
Figaro Classifieds S.A. operates in the internet classified advertisements market in France. It provides web, print, and mobile media solutions in three main business areas: employment, training, and real estate. "
target: Viadeo S.A. (ENXTPA:VIAD:$21.35)
Viadeo is France's leading professional social network, with close to 11 million members. Viadeo offers businesses, whatever their sector or location, bespoke support thanks to its teams present nationwide, as well as its range of solutions tailored to their specific needs.
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closed 9/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Cirpack, acquired Amplement

synopsis: Cirpack, a leading editor of VoIP & Unified Communications software, is acquiring Amplement, a professional social network that allows people to share and collaborate in realtime with professionals around the world.
buyer parent: Technicolor SA
buyer: Cirpack
Cirpack is a leading editor of VoIP & Unified Communications software and operator of a Telecom "Platform as a Service"​ in the Cloud. They are based in France. "
target: Amplement
Amplement is a professional social network that allows people to share and collaborate in realtime with professionals around the world. With more than half a million active members in France, Amplement is becoming an indispensable tool for the professional world.
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closed 12/8/2016 via Wall Street Journal

Microsoft Corporation, acquired LinkedIn Corporation

synopsis: Worldwide leader in software, services and solutions, Microsoft Corp. closed its roughly $26 billion deal to buy professional-networking site LinkedIn, cementing the largest acquisition in the tech giant’s history.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a range of software products and services for various computing devices worldwide. "
target: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates an online professional network worldwide. The company allows members to create, manage, and share their professional identity online; build and engage with their professional networks; and access shared knowledge and insights.
price ($mm)[EV]
$27,881 [$25,887]
rev ($mm)
$3,214
EBITDA ($mm)
$266
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8.1x
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98.4x
closed 1/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

Agora SA, acquired GoldenLine Sp. z o.o.

synopsis: Agora SA, one of the biggest media companies in Poland, bought a 53% stake in the internet portal GoldenLine. GoldenLine is the biggest business-oriented social networking website in Poland, with over 1.8 million members. GoldenLine makes it easier for recruiters to find the right employees and for employees to find their dream jobs.
buyer: Agora SA (WSE:AGO:$336.55)
Agora is one of the biggest media companies in Poland, operating since 1989 in such areas as newspapers, magazines, Internet, mobile applications, radio, cinema, TV and outdoor advertising. Agora offers its clients and receivers a broad range of possibilities. "
target: GoldenLine Sp. z o.o.
GoldenLine is the biggest business-oriented social networking website in Poland, with over 1.8 million members. The company's misson is to connect employees and employers. GoldenLine makes it easier for recruiters to find the right employees and for employees to find their dream jobs.
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$2.06*
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announced 11/18/2014 via BNC Analysis

1-Page Inc., will acquire BranchOut, Inc.

synopsis: 1-Page has agreed to acquire BranchOut, a professional networking service built and developed on the Facebook platform. On BranchOut, users utilize their social network from Facebook to discover all of their inside connections for jobs, recruiting and sales. BranchOut's mission is to connect the world's professionals.
buyer: 1-Page Inc. (ASX:1PG:$0.16)
The One-Page Company LLC offers 1-Page Job Proposal Tool, an automated proposal writing tool that enables job hunters to showcase their experiences, knowledge, and ideas to employers; and companies to identify applicants with the best ideas. "
target: BranchOut, Inc.
BranchOut is the world's largest professional network with over 800 million searchable profiles. On BranchOut, users utilize their social network from Facebook to discover all of their inside connections for jobs, recruiting and sales. BranchOut's mission is to connect the world's professionals.
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$4.75
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closed 8/2/2013 via BNC Analysis

BMC Software, Inc., acquired KineticGlue Online Communities Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Houston-based software firm BMC Software has acquired Bangalore-based KineticGlue Online Communities Pvt Ltd, a cloud-based enterprise software company set up by Akansa Capital founder and former Wipro chief Vivek Paul. The transaction details of the deal are not known.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC Software, Inc. provides information technology (IT) management solutions for large, mid-sized and small enterprises and public sector organizations around the world. "
target: KineticGlue Online Communities Pvt. Ltd.
KineticGlue Online Communities Pvt. Ltd. operates an online platform for IT services companies to collaborate with employees, customers, and business partners. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Bengaluru, India.
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on offer 10/26/2012 via

Hubert Burda Media, offer to acquire XING AG

synopsis: Hubert Burda Media has offered to buy Xing AG. Xing connects professionals seeking jobs and companies looking for employees. The network competes with U.S. peer LinkedIn and privately held Viadeo from France, and it makes money selling premium subscriptions and advertising.
buyer: Hubert Burda Media
Hubert Burda Media, Inc. publishes magazines and Websites. The company also owns interests in Internet, radio, and television productions, as well as in direct marketing entities. It offers its products in the United States and Europe. "
target: XING AG (XTRA:O1BC:$262.50)
XING AG engages in the operation of a professional networking website. Its Internet-based platform provides members the opportunity of establishing new contacts, maintain existing contacts, extend their operations to new markets, and exchange opinions and information.
price ($mm)[EV]
$215 [$144]*
rev ($mm)
$89
EBITDA ($mm)
$28
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3.2x
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10.2x
closed 10/8/2012 via BNC Analysis

Info Edge, acquired TooStep Consultancy Private Limited

synopsis: Info Edge (India) Limited acquired TooStep Consultancy Private Limited from Accel Management Co, Inc., Atlantic Ventures GmbH and other investors. TooStep Consultancy Private Limited operates an online portal for professionals to discover and share professional expertise.
buyer: Info Edge (BSE:532777:$149.92)
Infomedia India Limited operates as a media company primarily in India. It publishes business directories, children's books, and special interest publications, as well as provides the 'Yellow Line' telephone information service. "
target parent: Accel Partners
target: TooStep Consultancy Private Limited
TooStep Consultancy Private Limited operates an online portal for professionals to discover and share professional expertise.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/19/2012 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Yammer, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft announced that they have completed the acquisition Yammer, a leading provider of enterprise social networks, for $1.2 billion in cash. Yammer is a leading provider of enterprise social networks with over 5 million verified corporate users.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a range of software products and services for various computing devices worldwide. "
target: Yammer, Inc.
Yammer is the leading provider of Enterprise Social Networks, enabling organizations to make transformative changes quickly by empowering employees to collaborate across departments, geographies, content and business applications.
price ($mm)
$1,200
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closed 7/20/2010 via PR Newswire

SuccessFactors, Inc., acquired CubeTree, Inc.

synopsis: SuccessFactors, Inc., the global leader in Business Execution Software, announced that it has completed its acquisition of CubeTree, Inc., a visionary leader in the rapidly growing social business software category. CubeTree is an online collaboration suite that enables employees to connect, communicate and collaborate efficiently and securely.
buyer: SuccessFactors, Inc. (US:SFSF:$205.93)
SuccessFactors is the global leader in Business Execution Software. The SuccessFactors Business Execution Suite improves business alignment and people performance to drive breakthrough results for companies of all sizes, anywhere in the world. "
target: CubeTree, Inc.
CubeTree is an award-winning social business platform that enables employees to connect, communicate and collaborate efficiently and securely. CubeTree is designed for enterprises ranging from start-ups to Global 500 companies.
price ($mm)
$49
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$0
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978.0x
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closed 3/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

Tianji.com, acquired Zaizher

synopsis: Vocational social communication website, Tianji.com is said to have acquired Zaizher.im. Zaizher offers an application for phones which allows people to exchange business cards digitally.
buyer: Tianji.com
Tianji.com is the largest professional networking site in China, its major user groups for professionals to meet the needs of commercial and professional aspects of the user, to help users more effectively build, manage, expand personal networks. "
target: Zaizher
Zaizher.im is China’s leading mobile, location-based business networking app. Zaizher.im allows users to immediately view professional profiles of those around them and swap digital business cards with people of interest.
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closed 2/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Dricki, acquired Etalktech

synopsis: Dricki, a leading Digital Marketing Agency acquired Etalktech.com, India’s fastest growing Technology and social media blog for the blogging community where bloggers and content managers from all backgrounds connect to learn from each other while networking with industry leaders in the blogging community.
buyer: Dricki
India-based, Dricki is a digital marketing agency that specializes in Search Engine Optimization, PPC services, Conversion Rate Optimization and Content Marketing and Website Designing. After having an experience of almost a decade of working with brands such as HVS, Search-Wire, Realpin and more. "
target: Etalktech
Etalktech is India’s leading blogging Platform where bloggers and content managers from all backgrounds connect to learn from each other while networking with industry leaders in the blogging community.
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closed 3/17/2011 via BusinessWire

Mediabistro.com, Inc., acquired FacebookMarketing.de

synopsis: Mediabistro.com has announced that it acquired the assets of the blog FacebookMarketing.de from Philipp Roth and Jens Wiese of Munich, Germany. FacebookMarketing.de concentrates on news and analysis of the fast-developing use of Facebook marketing in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.
buyer parent: WebMediaBrands, Inc.
buyer: Mediabistro.com, Inc. (MBIS:$13.13)
mediabistro.com is dedicated to anyone who creates or works with content, or who is a non-creative professional working in a content/creative industry. The company's mission is to provide opportunities (both online and offline) for you to meet each other, share resources, and showcase your work. "
target: FacebookMarketing.de
FacebookMarketing.de is a blog that concentrates on news and analysis of the fast-developing use of Facebook marketing in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.
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closed 12/11/2014 via Company Press Release

Starcom MediaVest Group, acquired Relevant24

synopsis: Publicis Groupe SA announced the acquisition of Relevant24, a leader in creating original, multi-media branded content in real-time to help make brands relevant every day. They will be aligned with Starcom MediaVest Group.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Starcom MediaVest Group
Starcom MediaVest Group bring brand experiences to life through three global award winning agency brands: MediaVest, Starcom and Spark. SMG encompasses an integrated network of human experience strategists, investment specialists, content creators and digital & technology experts. "
target: Relevant24
Relevant24 is a leader in creating original, multi-media branded content in real-time to help make brands relevant every day. Their unique process creates original content around consumer insights, topical events, and cultural trends as they unfold daily.
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closed 7/19/2011 via PR Newswire

IZEA, Inc., acquired Magpie & Friends, Ltd.

synopsis: IZEA Holdings, Inc., a world leader in social media sponsorships, announced it has acquired Germany's Magpie Twitter advertising network. The Magpie network includes over 12,000 advertisers and 16,000 Twitter publishers in 124 different countries. The company has executed campaigns for top brands including Burger King and Heineken.
buyer: IZEA, Inc. (IZEA:$20.60)
IZEA Holdings, Inc., ("IZEA") is a world leader in social media sponsorship, operating multiple marketplaces including WeReward, SponsoredTweets, and SocialSpark. IZEA connects advertisers with social media publishers, helping them monetize their social media presence. "
target: Magpie & Friends, Ltd.
Launched in October 2008, Magpie was the first Twitter advertising network. The Magpie network includes over 12,000 advertisers and 16,000 Twitter publishers in 124 different countries. The company has executed campaigns for top brands including Burger King, Heineken, PlayStation and Audi.
price ($mm)
$0.13
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closed 5/6/2008 via BusinessWire

Thought Convergence, acquired Name Intelligence

synopsis: Thought Convergence announced that it has completed its acquisition of Name Intelligence, the company behind the highly-acclaimed DomainTools service and the Domain Roundtable conference.
buyer: Thought Convergence
Founded in 2001, Thought Convergence™ is an industry-leading service provider of domain information, management, monetization and development tools and technologies for the domain name industry. "
target: Name Intelligence
Name Intelligence is best known for its feature rich website DomainTools.com. The mission is to gather and enable as much information as possible about every domain. Domains records exist in the deep web and are not as searchable as the very webpages they host.
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$16
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announced 4/2/2007 via BusinessWire

Fast Search & Transfer, Inc., will purchase RetrievalWare business from Convera Inc.

synopsis: Fast Search & Transfer a leading developer of search technologies, announced its agreement to purchase selected assets of Convera Corporation, a leader in information retrieval solutions. Under the terms of the signed agreement, FAST will acquire the assets of Convera's RetrievalWare™ business.
buyer: Fast Search & Transfer, Inc.
Fast Search & Transfer is a leader in enterprise search solutions, provides businesses and government organizations with the ability to intelligently and dynamically, access, retrieve and analyze information in real time, regardless of data format, structure, or location. "
seller: Convera Inc.
Convera is a leading provider of vertical search services for publishers. Based on a semantic index of the Web, Convera enables publishers to generate additional revenue by creating customized search applications for specialist audiences under their own brand.
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$23
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closed 3/22/2006 via BusinessWire

VideoEgg, Inc., acquired Popcast, LLC.

synopsis: VideoEgg, Inc., a leading innovator in web-based video publishing solutions, announced today that it has acquired assets of Popcast, LLC. Under the terms of the transaction, several senior members of Popcast's development team will join VideoEgg.
buyer: VideoEgg, Inc.
VideoEgg offers web-based video publishing solutions which make it easy to for internet users to encode, upload, host and watch video. Its flagship product, the VideoEgg Publisher, is a small website plug-in that makes it easy for end-users to capture, edit, encode, and post digital video online. "
target: Popcast, LLC.
POPcast develops simple media creation tools and self-service delivery systems. They provide a suite of easy to use streaming media applications and outsourced services for portals, ISPs and businesses.
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closed 1/4/2008 via BusinessWire

Monster Worldwide, Inc., acquired Affinity Labs

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc. announced a strategic acquisition that will increase its presence in several professional and vocational online communities. Monster has acquired Affinity Labs Inc., a development stage company that operates a portfolio of professional and vocational communities for people interested in certain dedicated occupations.
buyer: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. parent company of Monster(R), the online employment solution, strives to bring people together to advance their lives. Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. "
target: Affinity Labs
Founded in 2006, Affinity Labs operates a portfolio of professional and vocational communities for people entering, advancing and networking in today’s fast-growing career fields. The company is backed by The Mayfield Fund and Trinity Ventures.
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$62
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closed 2/24/2010 via BusinessWire

Meltwater Group, acquired BuzzGain

synopsis: Meltwater Group, one of the world’s leading, global Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies, announced that it has acquired BuzzGain Inc., a social media monitoring company whose technology will serve as the platform to enhance Meltwater’s existing social media monitoring service, Meltwater Buzz.
buyer: Meltwater Group (:$359.79)
Meltwater Group is committed to disrupting the status quo through novel technologies and a powerful, global sales and distribution infrastructure. Meltwater Group currently delivers business solutions based on search engine technology, cloud computing, and biometrics. "
target: BuzzGain
BuzzGain is an online service for discovering and engaging with the people who will help your business thrive in today's social economy - where attention is a precious commodity.
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$4.00
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announced 6/18/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, will acquire Owler

synopsis: Meltwater B.V., a leading global SaaS provider of media intelligence and social analytics, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Owler. Owler is the crowdsourced competitive intelligence platform that business professionals use to outsmart their competition, gain competitive insights, and uncover the latest industry news and alerts.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater provides social and media intelligence. By examining millions of posts each day from social media platforms, blogs and news sites, Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insight from the outside. "
target: Owler
Owler is the crowdsourced competitive intelligence platform that business professionals use to outsmart their competition, gain competitive insights, and uncover the latest industry news and alerts.
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$25
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announced 4/14/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, will acquire Klear

synopsis: Meltwater B.V., a leading global SaaS provider of media intelligence and social analytics, has entered into an agreement to acquire Klear, an Israeli SaaS company and a market leader in the fast-growing influencer marketing space.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater provides social and media intelligence. By examining millions of posts each day from social media platforms, blogs and news sites, Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insight from the outside. "
target: Klear
Klear is a big data Influencer Marketing software platform. Klear helps brands build, scale and measure influencer programs. With the most comprehensive database of over 1 billion influencers, Klear enables their clients to find influencers in any category worldwide.
price ($mm)
$11
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$8
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1.4x
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announced 3/16/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, will acquire Linkfluence

synopsis: Meltwater B.V., a global provider of media intelligence and social analytics, will acquire Linkfluence, a French SaaS company using artificial intelligence to algorithmically mine social media for consumer insights. The acquisition is part of Meltwater’s growth strategy, which involves investments and acquisitions in the social media segment.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater provides social and media intelligence. By examining millions of posts each day from social media platforms, blogs and news sites, Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insight from the outside. "
target: Linkfluence
Based in France, Linkfluence is a leader in AI-enabled consumer intelligence. Its SaaS platform enables hundreds of global brands to derive actionable insights from social data and understand their consumers better and faster.
price ($mm)
$41
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$20
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closed 4/24/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, acquired Sysomos Inc.

synopsis: Meltwater, a pioneer of media intelligence, announced its acquisition of Canada-based Sysomos, a leader in social analytics and engagement. Sysomos helps brands and agencies turn data-driven insights into customer engagement opportunities. Their platform gives marketers the easiest way to Search, Publish, Engage and Analyze at scale across media.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater, a pioneer of media intelligence, gives businesses the information advantage they need to stay ahead. More than 26,000 companies have used Meltwater’s media intelligence to stay on top of billions of online conversations and extract relevant insights to strategically manage their brands. "
target: Sysomos Inc.
Based in Canada, Sysomos is a leader in social marketing and analytics helping brands and agencies to turn data-driven insights into customer engagement opportunities. Their platform gives marketers the easiest way to Search, Publish, Engage and Analyze at scale across earned, owned and paid media.
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closed 3/20/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, acquired DataSift

synopsis: Meltwater, a pioneer of media intelligence, announced its acquisition of UK-based DataSift, a privacy-by-design data and analytics platform that extracts real-time insights from social and online data sources, while protecting user privacy. DataSift’s privacy-first PYLON platform extracts actionable intelligence without compromising consumer trust.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater, a pioneer of media intelligence, gives businesses the information advantage they need to stay ahead. More than 26,000 companies have used Meltwater’s media intelligence to stay on top of billions of online conversations and extract relevant insights to strategically manage their brands. "
target: DataSift
Based in the UK, DataSift is the leader in Human Data Intelligence. Every day, DataSift transforms billions of items of human-created data into business intelligence. DataSift’s privacy-first PYLON platform extracts actionable intelligence without compromising consumer trust.
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closed 8/29/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, acquired Algo

synopsis: Meltwater, a global leader in media intelligence, announced the acquisition of Algo, a real-time data analytics platform powered by the most advanced machine learning techniques available. Algo is a tool that aids software developers by eliminating the manual process of data collection.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insights from the outside. Companies use the Meltwater media intelligence platform to stay on top of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to manage their brand and stay ahead of their competition. "
target: Algo
Algo is a tool that aids software developers by eliminating the manual process of data collection. Their velocity of information method analyzes market reactions to ingest news and blogs in real time. It empowers the discovery of new opportunities by providing the developer with new information.
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closed 8/23/2017 via Company Press Release

Meltwater, acquired Cosmify

synopsis: Meltwater, a global leader in media intelligence and data analytics, announced the acquisition of Cosmify, a knowledge discovery platform that uses advanced machine learning technology for in-depth analysis of corporate data sets.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insights from the outside. Companies use the Meltwater media intelligence platform to stay on top of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to manage their brand and stay ahead of their competition. "
target: Cosmify
Cosmify, Inc is a machine learning platform for your most critical knowledge management problems. Cosmify empowers better decision making in organisations so organisations don’t have to employ data shamans. The solution is designed to solve complex problems.
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closed 8/16/2017 via BusinessWire

Meltwater, acquired Infomart

synopsis: Postmedia Network Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Postmedia Network Canada Corp. announced that it has completed the sale of its media monitoring division Infomart to Meltwater News Canada Inc. Infomart provides reliable news and social data, analytics and true insights that serve as trusted guides to Canada’s marketers and communicators.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed business decisions based on insights from the outside. Meltwater is a media intelligence platform to stay on top of billions of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to strategically manage their brand. "
target parent: Postmedia Network Canada Corp.
target: Infomart
Infomart provides reliable news and social data, accurate analytics and true insights that serve as trusted guides to Canada’s best marketers and communicators. Their integrated media monitoring and analytics platform provides the tools needed to manage and improve campaigns and media strategies.
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$30
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announced 6/22/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, will acquire Infomart

synopsis: Meltwater, a global leader in media intelligence, announces a definitive agreement with Canadian newsmedia company Postmedia Network Inc., to acquire its media monitoring division, Infomart. Infomart provides reliable news and social data, accurate analytics and insights that serve as trusted guides to Canada’s best marketers and communicators.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed business decisions based on insights from the outside. Meltwater is a media intelligence platform to stay on top of billions of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to strategically manage their brand. "
target parent: Postmedia Network Canada Corp.
target: Infomart
Infomart provides reliable news and social data, accurate analytics and true insights that serve as trusted guides to Canada’s best marketers and communicators. Their integrated media monitoring and analytics platform provides the tools needed to manage and improve campaigns and media strategies.
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closed 6/19/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, acquired Klarity Analytics

synopsis: Meltwater, a global leader in media intelligence, announced the acquisition of Klarity, a social media analytics platform that delivers highly-localized content for the Asian market. Their proprietary technologies focus on social data collection, storage, management, analysis and visualization from multiple social networks.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed business decisions based on insights from the outside. Meltwater is a media intelligence platform to stay on top of billions of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to strategically manage their brand. "
target: Klarity Analytics
Klarity is a powerful and comprehensive social media analytical tool that addresses the huge demand by marketers, analysts and researchers for a sophisticated software providing reliable social intelligence.
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closed 2/22/2017 via PE Hub

Meltwater, acquired Wrapidity Limited

synopsis: Meltwater, a global leader in media intelligence, is excited to announce the acquisition of Wrapidity Limited, an artificial intelligence (AI) spinout from Oxford University using breakthrough technology to automate data extraction from content on the web.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed business decisions based on insights from the outside. Meltwater is a media intelligence platform to stay on top of billions of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to strategically manage their brand. "
target: Wrapidity Limited
Wrapidity helps businesses get the right data from the web, turning billions of webpages into a highly structured database of relevant data and enabling better search, recommendations and analytics for that business.
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closed 3/30/2016 via Market Wire

Meltwater, acquired Encore Alert

synopsis: Meltwater, the global leader in media intelligence solutions, announced the acquisition of Encore Alert. The company is a Virginia-based SaaS platform that uses artificial intelligence to sift through online information 24/7 to derive critical insights used to improve a company's marketing and PR efforts.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed business decisions based on insights from the outside. Meltwater is a media intelligence platform to stay on top of billions of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to strategically manage their brand. "
target: Encore Alert
Encore Alert uses artificial intelligence to help marketers at brands automatically identify and quickly act on emerging trends, PR crises, and important web mentions. Founded in 2013 and backed by top investors including 500 Startups, HBS Angels, and NextGen Venture Partners.
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closed 2/19/2014 via Yahoo, Inc.

Meltwater, purchased Findwise Search Center of Excellence from FindWise AB

synopsis: Meltwater, the leading provider of online intelligence solutions delivering big data insights, announces its acquisition of the Findwise subsidiary Findwise Search Center of Excellence AB. The acquisition, Meltwater's sixth in five years, aims to strengthen the company's engineering organization with the development of a global R & D center.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps businesses drive growth and build brands. Its online intelligence platform analyzes billions of digital documents daily to extract business insights that help more than 20,000 companies understand their markets, engage their customers, and master the new social business environment. "
seller: FindWise AB
Findwise Search Center of Excellence includes a team that has a unique mix of knowledge in how to combine search, text and big data analytics. The team specializes in the development of innovative big data software infrastructure projects.
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closed 3/26/2013 via Company Press Release

Meltwater, acquired OculusAI

synopsis: Meltwater announced the acquisition of OculusAI, a leader in state-of-the-art image and object recognition technology. Together the companies enhance Meltwater’s offerings in social media marketing, helping companies drive growth and improve productivity through a deeper understanding of their customers, markets and social business communities.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps businesses drive growth and build brands. Its online intelligence platform analyzes billions of digital documents daily to extract business insights that help more than 20,000 companies understand their markets, engage their customers, and master the new social business environment. "
target: OculusAI
OculusAI is a Computer Vision company that develops state-of-the-art image & object recognition technology that enable automated content recognition, moderation and analysis for developers worldwide.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/23/2012 via PR Web

GearyLSF Group, purchased Meltwater Reach from Meltwater Group

synopsis: Geary LSF Group, a global full service digital marketing agency, announced it has acquired Meltwater Reach, a leader in search engine marketing. Meltwater Reach is a privately held division of Meltwater Group, one of the world’s leading social media and news monitoring Software as a Service (SaaS) companies.
buyer parent: LSF Network, Inc.
buyer: GearyLSF Group
GearyLSF Group provides full service digital marketing agency capabilities to a rich roster of clients across the US and Europe. It was formed by a merger between LSF Interactive, a full service global online marketing and advertising agency, and Geary Group, Inc. a leading digital marketing agency."
seller: Meltwater Group (:$359.79)
Meltwater Group is committed to challenging existing business models by introducing disruptive technologies. The Meltwater Group delivers B2B solutions based on search engine technology, cloud computing and search engine marketing.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/4/2011 via PR Newswire

Meltwater Group, acquired IceRocket.com, LLC

synopsis: Meltwater Group, one of the world's leading online media intelligence companies, announced the acquisition of IceRocket, a top social search engine. IceRocket offers market-leading blog search options for identifying trends, influencers, shared links and popular topics.
buyer: Meltwater Group (:$359.79)
Meltwater Group is committed to challenging existing business models by introducing disruptive technologies. The Meltwater Group delivers B2B solutions based on search engine technology, cloud computing and search engine marketing. "
target: IceRocket.com, LLC
IceRocket, a privately owned and operated search engine, is a global leader in commercial search services on the Internet, providing new and more powerful ways for customers to find exactly what they are looking for using its innovative blog search technology.
price ($mm)
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announced 3/22/2011 via Company Press Release

Meltwater Group, will acquire JitterJam Social CRM

synopsis: The Meltwater Group, a leading social media and news monitoring company, announced the acquisition of JitterJam®, a leader in Social CRM software. Together the companies will provide marketing, communications and advertising professionals with the most comprehensive set of tools for customers to transform conversations into lasting relationships.
buyer: Meltwater Group (:$359.79)
Meltwater Group is committed to disrupting the status quo through novel technologies and a powerful, global sales and distribution infrastructure. Meltwater Group currently delivers business solutions based on search engine technology, cloud computing, and biometrics. "
target: JitterJam Social CRM
Founded in 2008 in New Hampshire, JitterGram, Inc. is the developer of the JitterJam application. JitterJam is built specifically for consumer-facing companies in the mid- to small-business market who are looking to generate true ROI from social, mobile and email engagement and marketing.
price ($mm)
$6.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/24/2010 via BusinessWire

Meltwater Group, acquired BuzzGain

synopsis: Meltwater Group, one of the world’s leading, global Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies, announced that it has acquired BuzzGain Inc., a social media monitoring company whose technology will serve as the platform to enhance Meltwater’s existing social media monitoring service, Meltwater Buzz.
buyer: Meltwater Group (:$359.79)
Meltwater Group is committed to disrupting the status quo through novel technologies and a powerful, global sales and distribution infrastructure. Meltwater Group currently delivers business solutions based on search engine technology, cloud computing, and biometrics. "
target: BuzzGain
BuzzGain is an online service for discovering and engaging with the people who will help your business thrive in today's social economy - where attention is a precious commodity.
price ($mm)
$4.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/15/2021 via GlobeNewswire

DISQO, acquired Verto

synopsis: Audience insights platform DISQO has acquired Verto Analytics, a cross-device measurement company. Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Verto's solutions have been used by brands and media companies around the world to understand behaviors and measure consumer journeys.
buyer: DISQO
DISQO is an audience insights platform that powers brand decisions. The DISQO platform is built on the most complete and connected permission-based data, shared directly by consumers. "
target: Verto
Based in Finland, Verto Analytics is a media measurement company. Its behavioral analytics platform helps brands and companies get a holistic view of consumers, including their behavior, along with demographics, lifestyles, attitudes, and interests.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/5/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Reputation.com, Inc., acquired NUVI

synopsis: Reputation, the global leader in reputation experience management (RXM), announced it has acquired Nuvi, a robust social customer experience (CX) software company based in Lehi, Utah. Nuvi’s award-winning social listening and data visualization capabilities are a strong complement to Reputation’s innovative platform.
buyer: Reputation.com, Inc.
Reputation (formerly Reputation.com), creator of the Reputation Experience Management category, is changing the way companies gather and act on customer feedback to drive decision making and enhance Customer Experience (CX) programs. "
target: NUVI
Nuvi, the leader in enterprise social management software, provides real-time solutions for brands to lead rather than react in social and across the web. Nuvi empowers brands to listen in real-time, plan, publish and analyze in one powerful social marketing and brand management platform.
price ($mm)
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announced 10/2/2020 via GlobeNewswire

ATW Tech Inc, will acquire Semeon Analytics

synopsis: ATW Tech Inc., a leader in FinTech, is to acquire Semeon, an AI-powered text analytics platform. It is designed to supercharge data scientists and analysts, allowing them to uncover reliable intelligence for any use case.
buyer: ATW Tech Inc (TSXV:ATW:$2.28)
Canada-based ATW Tech is a leader in FinTech and owner of several web platforms, including VoxTel, VuduMobile, Option.vote and Bloomed. ATW Tech provides businesses and consumers with enriched and interactive communication experiences through data-crossing and artificial intelligence algorithms. "
target: Semeon Analytics
Semeon is an AI-powered text analytics platform. It is designed to supercharge data scientists and analysts, allowing them to uncover reliable intelligence for any use case.
price ($mm)
$2.97
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Dataxet Pte Ltd, acquired Sonar Platform

synopsis: Singapore-based data intelligence company Dataxet is acquiring Indonesian digital media monitoring startup Sonar Platform. Following the acquisition, Dataxet will expand its existing solution offerings by adding Sonar Platform’s analytics, influence, and crisis support products.
buyer: Dataxet Pte Ltd
Dataxet provides sentiment analysis and insights in immediately usable formats to power decisions. Dataxet’s platform and tools parse, enrich, analyze, monitor, and provide insights for all of an organization's data. "
target: Sonar Platform
Based in Jakarta, Solar Platform is a Comprehensive intelligence platform combining social media, digital media, print media and marketplace data sources aimed to delivering mission critical insights and automated insight reports on demand.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 10/2/2019 via BNC Analysis

Access Intelligence plc, acquired Pulsar Platform

synopsis: Access Intelligence PLC, a leader in corporate communications and reputation management software, has acquired Pulsar from Cello Health PLC, a leading global insight and strategic marketing group. Pulsar is an audience intelligence and social listening platform that uses AI and data visualization to provide data-driven social media insights.
buyer: Access Intelligence plc (AIM:ACC:$26.87)
Access Intelligence is a leader in corporate communications and reputation management software. Their flagship Vuelio offering is a fully integrated communications management platform that combines solutions for public relations, public affairs, stakeholder relations and influencer marketing. "
target parent: Cello Health plc
target: Pulsar Platform
Pulsar is an audience intelligence and social listening platform that’s re-inventing social media monitoring. Pulsar's platform uses AI and data visualization to provide data-driven social media insights. Pulsar enables their clients to fine-tune and optimize their digital strategy.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 8/23/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Datametrex AI Limited, will acquire Semeon Analytics

synopsis: Datametrex AI Limited is pleased to announce that it entered into a binding letter of intent to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Semeon Analytics Inc., a Montreal based AI-powered text analytics platform. It is designed to supercharge data scientists and analysts, allowing them to uncover reliable intelligence for any use case.
buyer: Datametrex AI Limited (TSXV:EVC:$1.79)
Datametrex AI is a Big Data and Artificial Intelligence(AI) company focused on the collection and sale of data from retail Point of Sale (POS) terminals and providing AI solutions for governments and corporations globally. "
target: Semeon Analytics
Semeon is an AI-powered text analytics platform. It is designed to supercharge data scientists and analysts, allowing them to uncover reliable intelligence for any use case.
price ($mm)
$2.26
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/15/2019 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, acquired Notified

synopsis: West Corporation, a global leader in technology-enabled services, announced it has acquired NSO Group AB, d.b.a. Notified, a Swedish-based provider of a complete suite of cloud media monitoring and measurement tools.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global leader in technology-enabled communication services that connect people and businesses around the world, helping its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of innovative solutions. "
target: Notified
Notified was formed to create a radically different social listening platform. Notified was founded based on the belief that businesses need smarter software that helps marketers get better insights from social data to better prove the value of marketing in social media.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/27/2019 via PR Newswire

Proxima Procurement Ltd., acquired Meronimi Ltd

synopsis: Proxima Group, the leading procurement and US/UK supply chain advisory firm, has acquired IntelligenceHub, a leading provider of real time supplier insights in the UK. IntelligenceHub provides businesses with supplier social media monitoring and reporting to help them discover supplier innovations and protect their business from supplier risk.
buyer: Proxima Procurement Ltd.
Proxima is the leading procurement and US/UK supply chain advisory firm. Proxima helps their clients to optimize their external costs, ensuring that each $, €, or £ spent is productive and enabling business performance. Their procurement specialists help leading businesses to become better. "
target: Meronimi Ltd
IntelligenceHub is a leading provider of real time supplier insights in the UK. IntelligenceHub provides businesses with supplier social media monitoring and reporting focused on suppliers. They help companies to discover supplier innovations and protect their business from supplier risk.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 2/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Grade.us, acquired Cyfe, Inc.

synopsis: Alpine SG announced the acquisition of Cyfe, an all-in-one dashboard software that helps monitor and analyze data found across all online services like Google Analytics, Salesforce, AdSense and more. Cyfe will join with an existing ASG company, Grade.Us, to form ASG MarTech.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Grade.us
Grade.us is the #1 white-label review management and marketing platform for marketers, consultants, agencies and SEO specialists. Grade.us is simply the most powerful SaaS platform out there for complete online review management and marketing. "
target: Cyfe, Inc.
Cyfe is an all-in-one dashboard software that helps monitor and analyze data found across all online services like Google Analytics, Salesforce, AdSense, MailChimp, Amazon, Facebook, WordPress, Zendesk, Twitter and more from one single location in real-time.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Grade.us, acquired Social Report

synopsis: Alpine SG announced the acquisition of Social Report, an all-in-one social media management and reporting solution that efficiently allows customers to track and also manage each and every one of their social network accounts. Social Report will join with an existing ASG company, Grade.Us, to form ASG MarTech.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Grade.us
Grade.us is the #1 white-label review management and marketing platform for marketers, consultants, agencies and SEO specialists. Grade.us is simply the most powerful SaaS platform out there for complete online review management and marketing. "
target: Social Report
Social Report is an all-in-one social media management and reporting solution that efficiently allows customers to track and also manage each and every one of their social network accounts—all in one place.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

VTB Group, acquired Medialogia LLC

synopsis: VTB Group, a global provider of financial services, has acquired a 63% stake in Medialogia from the IBS Group, a leading software development and IT services provider in Central and Eastern Europe. Medialogia is a Russian company that develops automatic systems for monitoring and analyzing media and social media in real time.
buyer: VTB Group (LSE:VTBR:$8,371.11)
VTB Group is a global provider of financial services, comprised of over 20 credit institutions and financial companies operating across all key areas of the financial markets. VTB Group operates a large international network, offering a comprehensive range of services in more than 20 countries. "
target parent: IBS Group
target: Medialogia LLC
Medialogia is a Russian company that develops automatic systems for monitoring and analyzing media and social media in real time. Medialogia automatically processes 500,000 media messages and 50,000,000 social media messages per day and allows users to generate reports in just 2 clicks.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 10/4/2018 via PR Newswire

Crimson Hexagon will be merged with Brandwatch,

synopsis: Brandwatch and Crimson Hexagon, two leaders in the social intelligence space, announce the signing of a merger agreement. Crimson Hexagon helps global brands better understand their consumers. Crimson Hexagon's AI-powered consumer insights platform allows clients to analyze audiences, track brand perception and campaign performance.
buyer: Brandwatch
Brandwatch is the world's enterprise social intelligence leader, empowering 1,400 of the planet's most admired brands and agencies including Unilever, Walmart and Dell to make insightful, data-driven business decisions. "
target: Crimson Hexagon
Crimson Hexagon helps global brands better understand their consumers. Crimson Hexagon's AI-powered consumer insights platform allows clients to analyze audiences, track brand perception and campaign performance, and even detect competitive and market trends.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Brickfish, acquired NUVI

synopsis: Brickfish, an end-to-end social media management company expanded its capabilities adding Nuvi--a real-time research, monitoring, and analytics platform. Nuvi’s social listening platform allows brands to see what consumers are saying about their company across the social web and respond to the most important conversations in real-time.
buyer: Brickfish
Brickfish ® is a leader in social, mobile and digital technology solutions that combine a full-service approach with proprietary technology to drive engagement for Fortune 2000 companies. "
target: NUVI
NUVI™Social Media Marketing Suite, is a real-time research, monitoring, publishing and analytics platform. They make social conversations on the web actionable and insightful using elegant dashboards and unique visualizations.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 9/19/2018 via GlobeNewswire

MARU Group, acquired Lissted Limited

synopsis: Maru Group, the technology-enabled market and customer insights Group, has acquired Lissted, the cutting-edge social listening software. Lissted enables its users to identify key influencers in relevant online communities, gain real-time insights from social media conversations, and engage with targeted clients and customers.
buyer parent: Primary Capital Partners LLP
buyer: MARU Group
Maru Group is a technology-enabled market and customer insights company, whose brands are leading the way in the provision of research, insight and advisory services powered by cutting-edge technology and innovation. "
target: Lissted Limited
Founded in 2015, Lissted is highly-efficient software that enables its users to identify key influencers in relevant online communities, gain real-time insights from social media conversations, and engage with targeted clients and customers.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 4/24/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, acquired Sysomos Inc.

synopsis: Meltwater, a pioneer of media intelligence, announced its acquisition of Canada-based Sysomos, a leader in social analytics and engagement. Sysomos helps brands and agencies turn data-driven insights into customer engagement opportunities. Their platform gives marketers the easiest way to Search, Publish, Engage and Analyze at scale across media.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater, a pioneer of media intelligence, gives businesses the information advantage they need to stay ahead. More than 26,000 companies have used Meltwater’s media intelligence to stay on top of billions of online conversations and extract relevant insights to strategically manage their brands. "
target: Sysomos Inc.
Based in Canada, Sysomos is a leader in social marketing and analytics helping brands and agencies to turn data-driven insights into customer engagement opportunities. Their platform gives marketers the easiest way to Search, Publish, Engage and Analyze at scale across earned, owned and paid media.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/11/2018 via PR Newswire

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Talkwalker Inc.

synopsis: Talkwalker, a leading global listening and analytics company, is pleased to announce that a majority stake in the company has been acquired by Marlin Equity Partners, a global private equity firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target: Talkwalker Inc.
Talkwalker is a listening and analytics company that empowers brands and agencies to optimize the impact of their communication efforts. Talkwalker's state-of-the-art social media analytics platform monitors and analyzes online conversations on social networks, news websites, blogs and forums.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/16/2017 via BusinessWire

Meltwater, acquired Infomart

synopsis: Postmedia Network Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Postmedia Network Canada Corp. announced that it has completed the sale of its media monitoring division Infomart to Meltwater News Canada Inc. Infomart provides reliable news and social data, analytics and true insights that serve as trusted guides to Canada’s marketers and communicators.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed business decisions based on insights from the outside. Meltwater is a media intelligence platform to stay on top of billions of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to strategically manage their brand. "
target parent: Postmedia Network Canada Corp.
target: Infomart
Infomart provides reliable news and social data, accurate analytics and true insights that serve as trusted guides to Canada’s best marketers and communicators. Their integrated media monitoring and analytics platform provides the tools needed to manage and improve campaigns and media strategies.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/22/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, will acquire Infomart

synopsis: Meltwater, a global leader in media intelligence, announces a definitive agreement with Canadian newsmedia company Postmedia Network Inc., to acquire its media monitoring division, Infomart. Infomart provides reliable news and social data, accurate analytics and insights that serve as trusted guides to Canada’s best marketers and communicators.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed business decisions based on insights from the outside. Meltwater is a media intelligence platform to stay on top of billions of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to strategically manage their brand. "
target parent: Postmedia Network Canada Corp.
target: Infomart
Infomart provides reliable news and social data, accurate analytics and true insights that serve as trusted guides to Canada’s best marketers and communicators. Their integrated media monitoring and analytics platform provides the tools needed to manage and improve campaigns and media strategies.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/19/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, acquired Klarity Analytics

synopsis: Meltwater, a global leader in media intelligence, announced the acquisition of Klarity, a social media analytics platform that delivers highly-localized content for the Asian market. Their proprietary technologies focus on social data collection, storage, management, analysis and visualization from multiple social networks.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed business decisions based on insights from the outside. Meltwater is a media intelligence platform to stay on top of billions of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to strategically manage their brand. "
target: Klarity Analytics
Klarity is a powerful and comprehensive social media analytical tool that addresses the huge demand by marketers, analysts and researchers for a sophisticated software providing reliable social intelligence.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/22/2017 via Market Wire

HootSuite Media, Inc., acquired LiftMetrix

synopsis: Hootsuite, the most widely used platform for social media management, announced the acquisition of leading social analytics company LiftMetrix. LiftMetrix optimizes the value of clients' growing investment in social and content marketing by turning raw measurement data into specific ROI metrics and recommendations.
buyer: HootSuite Media, Inc.
Hootsuite is a social relationship platform that empowers users to execute social media strategies across their organizations. Their vision is to revolutionize communications; their mission is to empower their customers to transform messages into meaningful relationships. "
target: LiftMetrix
LiftMetrix optimizes the value of client's growing investment in social and content marketing by turning raw measurement data into specific ROI metrics and recommendations.
price ($mm)
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rev ($mm)
$32.30
EBITDA ($mm)
($57.50)
EBIT ($mm)
($76.30)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: DRVW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DirectView, Inc.
DirectView, Inc. is a full-service provider of high-quality, cost-efficient videoconferencing technologies and services. DirectView provides businesses with multipoint videoconferencing, network integration services, custom room design, staffing, document conferencing and webconferencing services.
year
2002
rev ($mm)
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Meltwater
Meltwater
Meltwater provides social and media intelligence. By examining millions of posts each day from social media platforms, blogs and news sites, Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insight from the outside.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$359.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.11
EBIT ($mm)
($4.34)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1871
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Ticker: NSEI:AFFLE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Affle
Affle
Affle is a company in Singapore that builds leading Mobile Audience Intelligence and Analytics Platforms. Their platforms help deliver end-to-end mobile commerce & marketing solutions with greater ROI and transparency for marketers, commerce marketplaces, app developers and publishers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$43.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.42
EBIT ($mm)
$9.79
Net Income ($mm)
$8.60
Employees
232
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Ticker: AIM:VNET
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vianet Group plc
Vianet Group plc
Vianet Group is a leading provider of actionable management information and business insight created through combining data from their smart Internet of Things ('IOT') solutions and external information sources.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$18.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.66
EBIT ($mm)
$3.19
Net Income ($mm)
$1.49
Employees
159
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Ticker: ASX:SRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ShareRoot, Inc.
ShareRoot, Inc.
ShareRoot is established in the rapidly growing field of user generated content marketing. It provides businesses such as Costco and McDonald’s franchisees a platform to search, legally acquire, organize and measure the effectiveness of user generated marketing campaigns.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.30
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.17)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.20)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: ASX:MTL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Manalto Limited
Manalto is a cloud-based social media management software that enables enterprises to efficiently manage their social media presence across multiple social platforms, at scale, with alignment to their structure. It delivers controls to support brand and risk management across social media.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.12
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.69)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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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: ACTA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Actua Corporation
Actua Corporation
Actua Corporation, the multi-vertical cloud company, brings the power of the cloud to vertical markets and processes. Actua is pioneering the second wave of the SaaS revolution – the vertical wave – by growing cloud businesses that are transforming their markets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$118.96
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.10)
EBIT ($mm)
($39.53)
Net Income ($mm)
$80.62
Employees
682
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Ticker: SPDC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Speed Commerce, Inc.
Speed Commerce, Inc. is a single-source provider of e-commerce service solutions to leading retailers and manufacturers. The company's omni-channel capabilities unite a digital commerce strategy with traditional retail channels, creating the ultimate branded shopping experience.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$101.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.39
EBIT ($mm)
$2.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1123
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Ticker: TSX:MDF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc.
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc.
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. delivers innovative e-commerce solutions to businesses. Its web platforms enable clients to find, purchase and sell products, exchange information, gain access to business opportunities and manage supply chain collaboration with greater speed and efficiency.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$60.07
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.14)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.30)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
600
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Ticker: TSXV:FSW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fireswirl Technologies Inc.
Fireswirl Technologies Inc.
Fireswirl helps major international and local Chinese companies to strategically expand their market and provides an integrated technology and service platform for their e-commerce sales in China.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$37.08
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.19)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.24)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: OTCPK:LFER
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life on Earth, Inc.
Life on Earth, Inc.
Life on Earth is a cloud enterprise software developer. Life on Earth's mission is to rapidly grow their cloud based software and technology solutions to enable secure, smart, compliant and maintainable enterprise business solutions. The company focuses on fast emerging technologies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$0.04
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.84)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.93)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3
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Ticker: BME:MAKS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Making Science Group, S.A.
Making Science Group, S.A.
Spain-based Making Science is a digital marketing and technology consulting firm that specializes in e-commerce and digital transformation. The company's product offering includes NILO, a comprehensive cloud-based e-commerce platform, and Shoptize, the only Spanish Comparison Shopping Service.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$70.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.80
EBIT ($mm)
$2.99
Net Income ($mm)
$1.85
Employees
282
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Ticker: NEWR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Relic, Inc
New Relic, Inc
New Relic is a software analytics company that provides deep performance analytics for every part of the software environment. Their SaaS platform allows users to easily view and analyze massive amounts of data, and gain actionable insights in real-time.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$641.32
EBITDA ($mm)
($81.14)
EBIT ($mm)
($119.22)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2251
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Ticker: GSUM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gridsum Holding Inc.
Gridsum Holding Inc.
Gridsum is a leading provider of cloud-based big-data analytics and AI solutions for multinational and domestic enterprises and government agencies in China.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$48.09
EBITDA ($mm)
($73.64)
EBIT ($mm)
($78.83)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: OB:AYFIE-ME
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ayfie
Ayfie
ayfie offers search and text analytics solutions that bring structure to unstructured data. Its products combine artificial intelligence with deep expertise in linguistics, computational linguistics and computer science to extract meaning from text. The company is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
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0
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