Like Butter, Inc.

announced 6/23/2010 via Market Wire

4INFO, Inc., will acquire Butter, Inc.

synopsis: 4INFO, Inc., a leading mobile media company, announced a definitive agreement to acquire Butter, Inc., based in New York City, NY. Butter is a leading provider of experience-based mobile media solutions leveraging handheld applications.
buyer: 4INFO, Inc.
4INFO is a leading mobile media company that provides an integrated mobile publishing, marketing, and advertising platform to top tier publishers and advertisers. 4INFO helps their customers create business value through mobile interactions. "
target: Butter, Inc.
Founded in 2009, Butter, Inc. is a leading provider of handheld marketing solutions leveraging iPhone© and Google Android OS© Applications ("apps"). Butter creates innovative and engaging advertising experiences for brands and consumers alike.
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closed 9/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

Médiaperformances, acquired Fidme

synopsis: Médiaperformances, a shopper marketing group in France, has acquired Fidme, a French shopping app that allows users to keep all of their loyalty cards, receipts, rewards, and coupons in one place. Fidme helps users to discover the best deals and coupons and provides them with access to exclusive offers from their favorite brands and stores.
buyer: Médiaperformances
Médiaperformances is a shopper marketing group in France. Médiaperformances has helped over 3,400 supermarkets create effective marketing campaigns and improve their customer journeys. They offer advertising solutions for before, during and after customer purchases. "
target: Fidme
Fidme is a French shopping app that allows users to keep all of their loyalty cards, receipts, rewards, and coupons in one place. Fidme helps users to discover the best deals and coupons and provides them with access to exclusive offers from their favorite brands, stores and local shops.
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closed 1/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Crowd Analyzer, acquired Task Spotting

synopsis: Crowd Analyzer, the first Arabic social media monitoring platform, has acquired Task Spotting, a micro-influencer marketing platform in Dubai that helps brands activate the power of word of mouth through consumer created content. Their mobile app allows users to earn rewards by completing missions such as answering questions and sharing reviews.
buyer: Crowd Analyzer
Crowd Analyzer is the first Arabic social media monitoring platform. Crowd Analyzer allows companies to monitor people's feelings about their brands expressed on social media through sentiment analysis. They enable companies to improve customer insights or understand why a campaign may have failed. "
target: Task Spotting
Task Spotting is a micro-influencer marketing platform in Dubai. Task Spotting helps brands activate the power of word of mouth through consumer created content. Their mobile app allows users to earn rewards by completing missions such as answering questions, checking out prices and sharing reviews.
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closed 2/22/2018 via BusinessWire

Patron Technology, acquired Greencopper

synopsis: Patron Technology, an industry-leading ticketing and event experience software company, announced it has acquired Greencopper, a global provider of mobile and web technologies for live events.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Patron Technology
Patron Technology provides innovative and industry-leading technology that enables its customers to create deeper and more profitable relationships with their ticket buyers, fans, and supporters. Patron Technology is building a platform that addresses other sectors of the ticketing & CRM market. "
target: Greencopper
Greencopper provides engaging technology solutions to some of the most prestigious music festivals around the world. Innovations range from cutting-edge mobile apps to powerful web and social media engines, as well as interactive music discovery tools.
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closed 8/24/2017 via PR Newswire

StartApp, acquired Kibo

synopsis: StartApp, an insights-driven mobile technologies company, announced it has acquired the assets of Kibo, a branded keyboard-based mobile engagement solutions company. StartApp will add Kibo's technologies to its portfolio that provide a better understanding of how end-users engage with mobile content and enabling brands to connect with them.
buyer: StartApp
StartApp is an insight-driven mobile solutions company that enables their partners to turn data into truly fulfilling mobile moments. By allowing them to understand mobile users, StartApp helps partners optimize and better execute their strategies. StartApp partners with over 350,000 applications. "
target: Kibo
Kibo is a branded keyboard-based mobile engagement solutions company. Kibo's flagship product was a branded keyboard-based platform that incorporated rule-based and statistical algorithms for adaptive completion and prediction.
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closed 2/8/2016 via BusinessWire

Perk.com, acquired Viggle Inc.

synopsis: Perk.com Inc., a leading cloud-based mobile rewards platform provider, announced it has completed an asset purchase of Viggle Inc. Viggle App is an advertising platform that works on mobile phones and tablets allowing users to earn rewards by watching TV and listening to music.
buyer: Perk.com (TSX:PER:$70.48)
Perk, a leading mobile rewards platform, brings together the interests of consumers, advertisers, and publishers by offering users rewards such as Perk Points which is a digital reward system. Perk Points can be redeemed for gift cards, cash, or loaded on to a re-loadable branded debit card. "
target: Viggle Inc. (VGGL:$24.10)
Viggle is an entertainment marketing and rewards platform as well as a fantasy sports provider that rewards its members for watching TV shows, discovering new music and playing interactive games.
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closed 7/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

Wish, acquired Locket, Inc.

synopsis: Wish, a mobile commerce app, has bought Locket, a startup that provides a platform bringing personalized content to smartphone lock screens.
buyer: Wish
Wish brings together top technical talent from Google, Facebook, and Yahoo! Wish, www.wish.com, improves online merchandise discovery by helping users find the products they love, share these products with friends, score great prices, and unlock exclusive rewards. "
target: Locket, Inc.
Locket changes the use of lock screens. Selected as one of the "Best Apps of 2014" by Google, Locket is the premier app for lock screens and has been profiled by Bloomberg, TechCrunch, VentureBeat and Engadget.
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closed 1/22/2014 via BNC Analysis

Yahoo! Inc., acquired Sparq

synopsis: Mobile marketing company Sparq announced that it has been acquired by Yahoo, the premier digital media company. Sparq turns mobile users into customers by making it easier to buy, share, and consume products, services and content.
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: Sparq
Sparq turns mobile users into customers by making it easier to buy, share, and consume products, services and content. Through its mobile marketing platform SPARQ’s patented linking technology optimizes the user’s experience across mobile devices & mobile apps.
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closed 1/6/2014 via BusinessWire

Coupons.com Incorporated, acquired Yub, Inc.

synopsis: Coupons.com Incorporated, a leader in digital coupons, including digital printable, digital paperless and mobile promotions, announced it has acquired Yub, Inc. Yub allows consumers to link digital offers and promotions to payment cards for instant savings when they use the cards for in-store purchases.
buyer: Coupons.com Incorporated (QUOT:$424.68)
Coupons.com Inc. is the recognized leader in digital coupons, including online printable, save to loyalty card and mobile promotions. For consumers, the company’s products include Coupons.com, as well as Grocery iQ and Coupons.com mobile applications. "
target parent: Buy.com
target: Yub, Inc.
Yub, Inc. operates as an online mall for shopping. The company offers a meeting place for members to interact with friends, and discuss trends and product passions; and provides a 3-D virtual mall to browse and shop among various online retailers.
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closed 9/6/2012 via PR Newswire

Gannett Co., Inc., acquired Key Ring

synopsis: Gannett Co., Inc. announced that it has acquired Mobestream Media, maker of the Key Ring consumer rewards mobile platform available on all major smartphones. More than five million users have downloaded the free Key Ring app to scan and store existing loyalty cards, join new rewards programs and get mobile coupons and other promotional offers.
buyer: Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI:$3,234.07)
Gannett Co., Inc. is an international media and marketing solutions company that informs and engages more than 100 million people every month through its powerful network of broadcast, digital, mobile and publishing properties. "
target: Key Ring
Mobestream Media is the maker of Key Ring, a smartphone application. Key Ring has millions of consumers that use the app to scan and store existing loyalty cards, join new programs and receive mobile coupons via their smartphones.
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closed 7/6/2012 via Reuters

NTT DOCOMO, acquired Buongiorno S.p.A.

synopsis: NTT DOCOMO, INC. completed its takeover offer to acquire all shares in Buongiorno S.p.A., one of the largest providers of mobile internet content and apps in Europe and beyond. The tender offer was conducted by NTT DOCOMO’s German subsidiary, DOCOMO Deutschland GmbH.
buyer parent: NTT Communications Corporation
buyer: NTT DOCOMO (TSE:9437:$43,349.27)
NTT DOCOMO is Japan's premier provider of leading-edge mobile voice, data and multimedia services. With more than 56 million customers in Japan, the company is one of the world's largest mobile communications operators. "
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)[EV]
$287 [$351]
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$331
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$32
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1.1x
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11.1x
closed 4/13/2012 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Tagtile

synopsis: Facebook has bought TagTile, a mobile-based customer loyalty, management startup, for an undisclosed sum. Tagtile helps local businesses identify, engage and increase repeat purchases from customers through a frictionless loyalty and direct marketing solution. The product consists of the Tagtile Cube that merchants place at their cash counter.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$94,399.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Tagtile
Tagtile helps local businesses identify, engage and increase repeat purchases from customers through a frictionless loyalty and direct marketing solution. The Tagtile product consists of a custom hardware device, the Tagtile Cube, that merchants place at their cash counter.
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closed 2/16/2012 via BusinessWire

Viggle, acquired Loyalize, Inc.

synopsis: ViggleSM, a loyalty program for television created by Function(x) Inc.™, announced its acquisition of the assets and business of LoyalizeSM, a technology company that enables brands and content providers to engage with nationwide audiences during live TV shows.
buyer parent: Function(x) Inc.
buyer: Viggle (VGGL:$24.10)
Viggle is a loyalty program for television owned by Function(x) Inc that gives people real rewards for checking into the television shows they’re watching. "
target: Loyalize, Inc.
Loyalize is an audience participation company that provides white-label services for brands and content providers to engage nationwide audiences during live TV shows, sporting events, and political debates.
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closed 10/2/2007 via BusinessWire

Single Touch Interactive, Inc., acquired Soapbox Mobile

synopsis: Single Touch Interactive, a pioneer and innovator in Abbreviated Dialing Codes, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Soapbox Mobile. This acquisition strengthens the already powerful ADC platform by adding a carrier-grade campaign management and analytics platform that allows our clients customized direct visibility.
buyer: Single Touch Interactive, Inc. (OTCBB:SITO:$8.75)
Single Touch is a pioneer and leader in customized easy-to-use wireless solutions. STI's Pound program makes downloading content to your mobile phone easy while Mobile Machine enables consumers to download content from the Web to your mobile device. "
target: Soapbox Mobile
Soapbox Mobile is a leading mobile marketing agency and technology platform provider and has worked with some of the biggest brands to develop unique mobile marketing programs and campaign management tools designed to meet specific objectives.
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closed 10/8/2007 via PR Newswire

Nokia Corporation, acquired Enpocket

synopsis: Nokia has completed its acquisition of Enpocket, a global leader in mobile advertising providing technology and services that allow brands to plan, create, execute, measure and optimize mobile advertising campaigns around the world.
buyer: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging. "
target: Enpocket
Enpocket, based in Boston, provides technology and services that allow clients, including MasterCard Inc., PepsiCo Inc. and Vodafone Group PLC, to offer mobile advertising through various formats such as mobile phone text messages and on the Internet.
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closed 2/21/2006 via BusinessWire

Mobot, Inc. merged with NeoMedia Technologies, Inc.,

synopsis: NeoMedia Technologies, Inc., an innovator in wireless services and patented technologies that provide automatic links to Mobile Internet-based content and information, said today that it has completed the acquisition of Mobot, Inc., of Lexington, Mass., a pioneer in mobile visual recognition technology.
buyer: NeoMedia Technologies, Inc. (NEOM:$2.27)
NeoMedia Technologies, Inc., is an innovator and international leader in print-to-Internet and other technologies which make information faster and easier to access, with expertise in homeland security and e-authentication applications. "
target: Mobot, Inc.
Mobot, Inc. is a leader in visual search and recognition technology designed to make marketing effective and innovative using mobile devices.
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closed 10/9/2014 via PR Newswire

Digital Turbine Group, LLC., acquired Xyo

synopsis: Mandalay Digital Group, Inc., a leading provider of mobile technology solutions, announced its purchase of Xyo's app search engine and contextual advertising technologies. Xyo is at the forefront of a global trend towards touch-centric contextual discovery of mobile content. Xyo will be integrated with Mandalay Digital Group's Digital Turbine.
buyer parent: Mandalay Digital Group, Inc.
buyer: Digital Turbine Group, LLC. (APPS:$257.85)
Digital Turbine is an innovative and comprehensive fully-integrated cross-platform user interface and multimedia management system for OEMs which sits atop each of the various operating systems to provide a consistent experience for the user. "
target: Xyo
Xyo is a groundbreaking app search engine and contextual recommendation technology company. It is at the forefront of a global trend towards touch-centric contextual discovery of mobile content.
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closed 1/19/2012 via BusinessWire

Constant Contact, Inc., acquired CardStar Inc.

synopsis: Constant Contact®, Inc. has acquired privately owned CardStar Inc., the leading loyalty platform that helps shoppers stay connected to their favorite merchants. With over two million users, Boston-based CardStar is a leading developer of mobile applications that extend the use of loyalty cards and mobile coupons among consumers.
buyer: Constant Contact, Inc. (CTCT:$353.50)
More than 450,000 small businesses, nonprofit organizations, and member associations worldwide rely on Constant Contact as their engagement hub for starting and driving ongoing customer dialogs through email marketing, social media marketing, event marketing, and online surveys. "
target: CardStar Inc.
CardStar Inc. is a Boston-based, privately held software company developing mobile applications that perpetuate the use of loyalty cards and mobile coupons. The CardStar application consolidates membership and rewards cards on smartphones.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/23/2010 via Market Wire

JiWire, Inc., acquired NearbyNow, Inc.

synopsis: JiWire, the leading location-based mobile media company reaching the On-The-Go Audience, announced that it has purchased NearbyNow. The acquisition accelerates the expansion of JiWire's extensive location-based media channel across Wi-Fi and mobile with the addition of industry-leading location technology.
buyer: JiWire, Inc.
JiWire is the leader in connecting advertisers to today's On-The-Go Mobile Audience. JiWire's platform enables advertisers to identify and deliver ads to audience segments based on a person's physical location while taking the venue type and brand into account. "
target: NearbyNow, Inc.
NearbyNow creates mobile shopping applications for magazines, brands, and retailers so that their consumers can stay updated on the latest products, buy online, or even locate and put products on hold at a nearby store.
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closed 4/23/2015 via PR Newswire

Publishers Clearing House, acquired LiveToWin

synopsis: PCH (Publishers Clearing House), a leading interactive media Company, has announced the acquisition of LiveToWin, a Boston-based mobile development studio created by mobile gaming company Online Convergence Corp.
buyer: Publishers Clearing House
Publishers Clearing House has been a leader in direct marketing and chance-to-win opportunities since 1953. As consumers have evolved to online, and now mobile media and entertainment consumption, PCH has also evolved its offerings as well. "
target parent: Online Convergence Corp.
target: LiveToWin
LiveToWin, a mobile app, was launched on iOS and Android in 2013. The app entertains and engages users through polls, videos and free entries to daily sweepstakes. The LiveToWin app resonates particularly well with a younger (18-35) demographic.
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announced 6/23/2010 via Market Wire

4INFO, Inc., will acquire Butter, Inc.

synopsis: 4INFO, Inc., a leading mobile media company, announced a definitive agreement to acquire Butter, Inc., based in New York City, NY. Butter is a leading provider of experience-based mobile media solutions leveraging handheld applications.
buyer: 4INFO, Inc.
4INFO is a leading mobile media company that provides an integrated mobile publishing, marketing, and advertising platform to top tier publishers and advertisers. 4INFO helps their customers create business value through mobile interactions. "
target: Butter, Inc.
Founded in 2009, Butter, Inc. is a leading provider of handheld marketing solutions leveraging iPhone© and Google Android OS© Applications ("apps"). Butter creates innovative and engaging advertising experiences for brands and consumers alike.
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closed 1/3/2020 via PR Newswire

Cadent, LLC, acquired 4INFO, Inc.

synopsis: Cadent, the advanced TV platform company, announced the acquisition of 4INFO to expand its cross-screen solutions for national advertisers with advanced audience targeting. 4INFO's platform powers people-based marketing with its patented Bullseye ID®— an accurate match key that maps consumers to all of their connected devices in a household.
buyer parent: Lee Equity Partners, LLC
buyer: Cadent, LLC
Cadent powers the evolution of TV brand advertising. Cadent provides marketers, agencies, operators, and media owners with data-driven solutions for buying/selling TV advertising. Cadent connects brands with opportunities across national inventory sources—cable, broadcast, and OTT (over the top). "
target: 4INFO, Inc.
4INFO is an identity and media solutions company, solving the digital and TV convergence. 4INFO's platform powers people-based marketing with its patented Bullseye ID®— a persistent, accurate match key that maps consumers to all of their connected devices in a household.
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announced 6/23/2010 via Market Wire

4INFO, Inc., will acquire Butter, Inc.

synopsis: 4INFO, Inc., a leading mobile media company, announced a definitive agreement to acquire Butter, Inc., based in New York City, NY. Butter is a leading provider of experience-based mobile media solutions leveraging handheld applications.
buyer: 4INFO, Inc.
4INFO is a leading mobile media company that provides an integrated mobile publishing, marketing, and advertising platform to top tier publishers and advertisers. 4INFO helps their customers create business value through mobile interactions. "
target: Butter, Inc.
Founded in 2009, Butter, Inc. is a leading provider of handheld marketing solutions leveraging iPhone© and Google Android OS© Applications ("apps"). Butter creates innovative and engaging advertising experiences for brands and consumers alike.
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closed 4/16/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Loop Insights Inc., acquired Passcreator, GmbH

synopsis: Loop Insights Inc., a provider of contactless solutions and artificial intelligence to drive real-time insights, enhanced customer engagement and automated venue tracing to the brick and mortar space, has acquired Passcreator, a German wallet pass software company that offers clients a software as a service solution for mobile marketing.
buyer: Loop Insights Inc. (TSXV:MTRX:$0.01)
Loop Insights is a Vancouver-based Internet of Things (IoT) technology company that delivers transformative artificial intelligence (AI) automated marketing, contact tracing, and contactless solutions to the brick and mortar space. "
target: Passcreator, GmbH
Passcreator is a brand of mediahelden GmbH. Their goal is to offer state of the art mobile marketing with modern technology. First and foremost they do this by distributing mobile wallet passes to the wallet apps on iOS or Android.
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closed 3/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

The News Lens, acquired Ad2iction Interaction

synopsis: TNL Media Group, a Taipei-based media and journalism company, has acquired Ad2iction, a Taiwanese mobile ad technology startup. Ad2iction's cloud-based platform, Ad2 CMP (creative management platform), helps customers analyze behavior and create digital content for displays and mobile devices.
buyer: The News Lens
The News Lens (TNL) is a Taipei-based media and journalism company with a portfolio of content brands dedicated to lifestyle, sports, technology, and video content. TNL focuses on creating Chinese-language content for users in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Southeast Asia, and English-language articles. "
target: Ad2iction Interaction
Ad2iction is a mobile ad technology start-up based in Taipei, Taiwan, that provides digital advertising and data analytics. The company's cloud-based platform, Ad2 CMP (Creative Management Platform), helps customers analyze behavior and create digital content for displays and mobile devices.
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closed 3/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

EQ Works, acquired Juice Mobile

synopsis: Toronto-based EQ Inc., a leader in location behaviour data and intelligence, has acquired Juice Mobile, a Canadian mobile advertising platform. By leveraging existing and new clients under the EQ Works Mobile umbrella, Juice Mobile will offer more precise and targeted mobile programmatic ad buy solutions for agencies, brands, and publishers.
buyer: EQ Works (TSXV:EQ:$7.98)
Toronto-based EQ Works provides a smarter way to target customers. Using first-party, location-based behaviour signals, advanced data analytics, and proprietary software, EQ creates and targets customized, performance-boosting audience segments "
target parent: Curate Mobile
target: Juice Mobile
Based in Canada, Juice Mobile's platform is targeted to advertisers to boost user value or increase brand awareness on mobile. The company builds technology for mobile advertising with relationships spanning Fortune 500 advertisers, premium publishers, leading exchanges, and premier data companies.
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closed 1/3/2020 via PR Newswire

Cadent, LLC, acquired 4INFO, Inc.

synopsis: Cadent, the advanced TV platform company, announced the acquisition of 4INFO to expand its cross-screen solutions for national advertisers with advanced audience targeting. 4INFO's platform powers people-based marketing with its patented Bullseye ID®— an accurate match key that maps consumers to all of their connected devices in a household.
buyer parent: Lee Equity Partners, LLC
buyer: Cadent, LLC
Cadent powers the evolution of TV brand advertising. Cadent provides marketers, agencies, operators, and media owners with data-driven solutions for buying/selling TV advertising. Cadent connects brands with opportunities across national inventory sources—cable, broadcast, and OTT (over the top). "
target: 4INFO, Inc.
4INFO is an identity and media solutions company, solving the digital and TV convergence. 4INFO's platform powers people-based marketing with its patented Bullseye ID®— a persistent, accurate match key that maps consumers to all of their connected devices in a household.
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announced 4/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Good Life Networks Inc., will acquire mPlore

synopsis: Good Life Networks Inc., a Vancouver-based programmatic advertising technology company, has entered into a binding letter of intent to acquire all of the issued and outstanding equity units of mPlore LLC, a leading mobile content delivery platform based in Texas with operations in Newport Beach, California.
buyer: Good Life Networks Inc. (TSXV:GOOD:$0.00)
Good Life Networks Inc., a proud member of the IAB, is a digital advertising technology company. Their in-house engineers are led by a CTO with over 20 years’ experience building advertising platforms, big data systems and powerful enterprise technology. "
target: mPlore
mPlore LLC is a leading mobile content delivery platform based in Texas with operations in Newport Beach, California. They create cutting edge mobile platforms that are used to deliver content and mobile apps, and mobile search and advertising solutions.
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$2.85
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announced 11/15/2018 via BNC Analysis

Teddy Sagi, will acquire MobFox

synopsis: Tel Aviv-based, London-listed digital marketing company Matomy Media Group Ltd. has sold one of its main assets, European mobile advertising platform operator Mobfox Media Advertising GmbH, to a holding company owned by Teddy Sagi.
buyer: Teddy Sagi
Teddy Sagi is an Israel-born businessman. Sagi is the founder of the gambling software company Playtech and owner of London's Camden Market. "
target parent: Matomy Media Group
target: MobFox
Mobfox is a world-leading, data-driven mobile SSP (supply-side platform) and exchange, providing publishers with all the tools they need to manage their ad serving, data layers, and monetization stack efficiently, transparently, and automatically.
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$7.50
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closed 11/14/2018 via Company Press Release

Curate Mobile, acquired Juice Mobile

synopsis: Curate Mobile, a technology-driven mobile growth platform and trusted destination for brands and agencies, announced the acquisition of Juice Mobile, a mobile advertising and technology firm. They captivate people with their creative capabilities and deliver beyond expectation through their strategic expertise on data, targeting and measurement.
buyer: Curate Mobile
Based in Canada, Curate Mobile is a technology-driven mobile growth platform; a simple, effective touch-point for advertisers looking to boost user LTV or increase their brand awareness on mobile. Their focus is the spearheading and execution of mobile user acquisition and direct response campaigns."
target parent: Yellow Pages Limited
target: Juice Mobile
Based in Canada, Juice Mobile is an award-winning mobile advertising and technology firm. They captivate people with their creative capabilities and deliver beyond expectation through their strategic expertise on data, targeting and measurement.
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closed 9/19/2018 via PR Newswire

Impact Group, acquired Cluep

synopsis: Impact Group, a leading grocery sales and marketing agency that works with over 700 CPG companies, announced that the company has acquired Cluep, a digital advertising platform. Cluep is an artificially intelligent mobile advertising platform that targets people based on what they are sharing, how they are feeling and where they have been.
buyer parent: CI Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Impact Group
Impact Group is a dynamic sales and marketing agency with offices and teams spread strategically across the country. Impact Group's innovative technology and decades of combined experience in the food broker and CPG industry enable clients to more effectively connect with retailers and drive sales. "
target: Cluep
Founded in 2012, Cluep is an artificially intelligent mobile advertising platform that targets people based on what they are sharing, how they are feeling and where they have been.
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closed 3/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

OVO Mobile, acquired Incoming Media Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: Australian telco startup OVO Mobile has acquired Incoming Media. Incoming Media has created a mobile video engagement platform that serves customers curated content based on their personal preferences and consumption behaviour.
buyer: OVO Mobile
OVO Mobile is a mobile telecommunications company, based in Australia. OVOPlay is a mobile broadcasting platform that lets advertising or broadcast content be stored on a user's device without affecting the device's memory. "
target: Incoming Media Holdings, Inc.
Incoming Media is the leading video engagement platform for smartphones. Incoming Media enables native video ad inventory in the mobile UX. Using unique analytics, they create a new revenue stream for app publishers and unparalleled insights for brands.
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announced 12/4/2017 via Company Press Release

LINE Corporation, will acquire FIVE Inc.

synopsis: LINE Corporation, a company based in Japan that develops and operates the LINE app for smartphones, is to acquire FIVE Inc., a developer, seller, and operator of a video ad platform for smartphones.
buyer parent: Naver Corporation
buyer: LINE Corporation (TSE:3938:$1,800.11)
LINE Corporation is based in Japan and develops and operates the LINE app for smartphones. "LINE" is a smartphone app which allows users to enjoy free calls and messaging with other LINE users, both nationally and internationally, regardless of which mobile network provider they are using. "
target: FIVE Inc.
Five Inc. operates an advertising and videoplatform for smartphones. In 2014, FIVE launched its pioneering video ad distribution platform in Japan and has introduced such services as “Video Network by FIVE” (for performance-based ads) and “*Moments by FIVE” (specialized for brand ads).
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closed 11/1/2017 via GlobeNewswire

IMImobile Pvt Ltd., acquired SUMOTEXT, Inc.

synopsis: UK-based IMImobile, a cloud communications software and solutions provider, has completed the acquisition of SUMOTEXT Corporation. SUMOTEXT is a shop for organizations wanting to sustain conversations and commerce with mobile audiences via SMS, MMS, and mobile wallets while leveraging a bullet-proof framework for compliant consent management.
buyer: IMImobile Pvt Ltd. (AIM:IMO:$219.10)
Based in the UK, IMImobile is a cloud communications software and solutions provider that enables companies to use mobile and digital technologies to communicate and engage with their customers. "
target: SUMOTEXT, Inc.
SUMOTEXT Corporation is a one stop shop for organizations wanting to kick-start and sustain conversations and commerce with mobile audiences via SMS, MMS, and mobile wallets while leveraging a bullet-proof framework for compliant consent management.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/19/2017 via PR Newswire

Verve Wireless, acquired matchinguu GmbH

synopsis: Verve, the global leader in location-powered mobile marketing, announced its acquisition of German push marketing specialists matchinguu GmbH. matchinguu's goal is to change the way app publishers and advertisers interact with audiences.
buyer: Verve Wireless
Verve™ is a location-based mobile marketing platform that connects advertisers with consumers to deliver successful business outcomes. "
target: matchinguu GmbH
matchinguu GmbH is a mobile ad-tech company. Its goal is to change the way app publishers and advertisers interact with audiences. Through its realtime push- and proximity-marketing platform, matchinguu GmbH empowers engagement that is more targeted and highly relevant.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/15/2017 via Company Press Release

D.C. Media Networks GmbH, acquired realzeit GmbH

synopsis: D.C. Media Networks (DCMN) announced that they have acquired realzeit, a programmatic advertising platform. The realzeit team has developed a demand-side-platform (DSP) that allows users to do automated, real-time bidding on mobile ad inventory. Realzeit has developed complex algorithms for targeting potential customers and optimising budgets.
buyer: D.C. Media Networks GmbH
D.C. Media Networks (DCMN) is an independent and owner-managed growth solution provider who engineers performance-driven marketing campaigns for digital brands to scale their businesses. They realize integrated cross-media campaigns on channels like TV, online, and mobile. "
target: realzeit GmbH
Realzeit is a young, tech-based company in the field of online marketing and real-time advertising. They provide an advanced service solution for programmatic buying and real-time optimizing with a focus on mobile devices and the goal to increase the ROI of marketing campaigns.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 9/26/2016 via BusinessWire

Orient Securities Company Limited, will acquire AppLovin

synopsis: AppLovin, the leading independent mobile marketing platform, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Orient Hontai Capital, a premier private equity investment firm in China. AppLovin is a leading mobile marketing platform that helps the world’s largest brands reach consumers with relevant content.
buyer: Orient Securities Company Limited (SHSE:600958:$1,272.30)
Orient Securities Company Limited is a China A-share and H-share listed securities company. Orient Hontai, via various funds under its management, has participated in domestic and foreign equity investments focusing on media technology and healthcare sectors. "
target: AppLovin
AppLovin is a leading mobile marketing platform that helps the world's largest brands reach over two billion consumers globally with relevant content. The platform provides marketing automation that allows brands to acquire new consumers on mobile and Apple TV apps.
price ($mm)
$1,420
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/1/2016 via BNC Analysis

Digital Virgo, will acquire Digital Virgo

synopsis: 21 Centrale Partners has divested a significant stake in Digital Virgo, a distributor and monetiser of digital content, through an MBO led by Digital Virgo’s founder Eric Peyre and his team. Digital Virgo provides a broad range of interactive mobile phone services, B2C for digital entertainment and B2B for internet audience monetization.
buyer: Digital Virgo
Founded in 1989, Digital Virgo provides a broad range of interactive mobile phone services, B2C for digital entertainment and B2B for internet audience monetization. With a global presence in 30 countries, Digital Virgo addresses a 1 billion users market. "
target parent: 21 Centrale Partners
target: Digital Virgo
Founded in 1989, Digital Virgo provides a broad range of interactive mobile phone services, B2C for digital entertainment and B2B for internet audience monetization. With a global presence in 30 countries, Digital Virgo addresses a 1 billion users market.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Route Mobile Limited, acquired Cellent Technologies

synopsis: Route Mobile Limited, a messaging and voice application programming interface company, announced it has acquired Cellent Technologies, a mobile marketing solution company that offers SMS and value-added service solutions for enterprises and multinational corporations.
buyer: Route Mobile Limited (BSE:543228:$177.33)
Route Mobile Limited is a technology service provider for mobile communications industry with a focus on messaging & voice solutions. It has developed n indigenous technology platform to support Mobile Network Operators (MNOs), OTT Players, Enterprises, Aggregators and Resellers. "
target: Cellent Technologies
Cellent technologies is a leading global mobile marketing solutions company offering SMS and VAS (value added service) solutions for enterprises and multinational corporations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/16/2016 via Company Press Release

Yellow Pages Limited, will acquire Juice Mobile

synopsis: Yellow Pages Limited announced that it will acquire Juice Mobile, a premium advertising technology company whose proprietary programmatic platforms facilitate the automatic buying and selling of mobile advertising between brands and publishers. Juice’s platforms enable advertisers and publishers to buy and sell mobile advertising more efficiently.
buyer: Yellow Pages Limited (TSX:Y:$630.09)
Yellow Pages Limited is a Canadian digital media and marketing solutions company that supports local economies by helping neighbourhood businesses reach new customers and foster stronger relationships with existing clients through its various media and products. "
target: Juice Mobile
Juice Mobile is an award-winning mobile advertising and technology firm solely dedicated to growing and monetizing the mobile advertising market. Juice Mobile is a privately held company that was founded in 2010 in response to the rapid growth and adoption of mobile devices.
price ($mm)
$26
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/5/2015 via PR Newswire

IClick Interactive Asia, acquired OptAim Technology

synopsis: iClick Interactive Asia announced it has completed a transaction to acquire a 100% stake of OptAim Technology to further strengthen its cross-platform marketing capabilities in China. OptAim Technology is one of the leading advertising technology companies which specializes in mobile demand side platform (DSP) in China.
buyer: IClick Interactive Asia (ICLK:$232.73)
iClick Interactive Asia is a leading integrated advertising technology company connecting worldwide advertisers with the audience in China. Its proprietary Programmatic Marketing Platform is the first of its kind in China that truly integrates search, display, mobile and social media advertising. "
target: OptAim Technology
OptAim Technology is one of the leading advertising technology companies which specializes in mobile demand side platform (DSP) in China. OptAim helps its customers reach their target customers more effectively via its cutting-edge mobile marketing solutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 2/27/2015 via Market Wire

Swrve New Media Inc., will acquire Converser

synopsis: Swrve, the world leader in mobile marketing automation, announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Converser, a mobile communication innovator, to provide sophisticated and personal communications for mobile marketers and strengthen its competitive advantage.
buyer: Swrve New Media Inc.
Swrve is the world leader in mobile marketing automation. Swrve provides a set of tools that enable mobile and digital marketers to deliver outstanding experiences and 'perfect conversations' with mobile app users, and as a result drive engagement, retention and revenue across their businesses. "
target: Converser
Converser was established in 2011 in Dublin, Ireland. Converser's platform offers behavioral understanding, a wide array of marketing communications, in-app customer support, campaign performance measurement, and much more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 10/28/2014 via PR Newswire

Matomy Media Group, acquired MobFox

synopsis: Matomy Media Group announces a strategic advancement in its digital performance-based advertising solution by acquiring Europe's leading mobile programmatic advertising platform, MobFox. Through this investment Matomy's clients and media partners will gain access to innovative mobile programmatic advertising solutions and more.
buyer: Matomy Media Group (LSE:MTMY:$68.34)
Matomy Media Group Ltd. is one of the world's leading digital performance-based advertising companies. Working across Web, social media and mobile platforms, Matomy offers advertisers, media partners and publishers a range of opportunities to generate risk-free performance-based results. "
target: MobFox
MobFox is a global leader in the multi-billion-dollar programmatic advertising industry, offering a one-stop, integrated mobile ad solution for publishers and advertisers.
price ($mm)
$17
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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Net Income ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
($16.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($18.07)
Net Income ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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