Like Sysomos Inc.

closed 7/6/2010 via Market Wire

Market Wire, acquired Sysomos Inc.

synopsis: Marketwire announced its acquisition of Sysomos, the Toronto-based business intelligence solution for social media monitoring and sentiment analysis. The move supports Marketwire's social media and media monitoring product offerings and reinforces the company's position as a global leader in maximizing technologies to advance communications.
buyer: Market Wire
Marketwire is a leading newswire service offering press release distribution, media contact management, multimedia, media monitoring services and other workflow solutions for public relations, investor relations, journalists and other communications professionals. "
target: Sysomos Inc.
Sysomos offers social media monitoring and analytics products that give corporations, marketers, public relations agencies and advertisers the intelligence and insight needed to make smarter business and strategic decisions.
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closed 5/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

Demand Science Group, acquired TrustedOut, SAS

synopsis: Demand Science Inc. has acquired TrustedOut SAS, a French startup with an artificial intelligence platform that helps companies monitor market developments and plan advertising campaigns. TrustedOut adds a so-called content intelligence platform to Demand Science’s product portfolio.
buyer: Demand Science Group
Demand Science Group (DSG) creates and launches marketing technology companies that drive sales growth for businesses across a variety of industries. DSG builds profitable companies by combining established and emerging technologies to create innovative services that deliver business value. "
target: TrustedOut, SAS
TrustedOut SAS is a French startup with an artificial intelligence platform that helps companies monitor market developments and plan advertising campaigns. TrustedOut introduces "Corpus Intelligence" to define precisely what content can be trusted.
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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.
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closed 11/29/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Claritas, LLC, acquired Barometric

synopsis: Claritas, a leading data company that helps brands identify and target their best customers through segmentation, has acquired Barometric, a media tracking and measurement company. Barometric’s proprietary identity graph technology, collects mobile IDs across digital environments to increase marketing efficiency and campaign measurement.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Claritas, LLC
Founded in 1971, Claritas helps companies find customers to sell smarter and win bigger. Its unique methodology, which combines sought after data resources with direct, original consumer research, is proven to help marketers find their best customers faster. "
target: Barometric
Barometric is an advanced cross-environment media tracking and measurement solution. Originally developed as an internal tool for AdTheorent’s data-driven digital ad network, Barometric currently processes 3-4 billion ad calls per day.
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closed 12/16/2015 via BNC Analysis

Salesforce.com, Inc., acquired MinHash, Inc.

synopsis: Salesforce has acquired MinHash. MinHash had developed an AI platform as well as a “personal assistant” called AILA to crawl to and from the many corners of the Internet, pull out relevant trends for marketers, and help them construct campaigns around those trends.
buyer: Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM:$22,350.00)
Salesforce.com, Inc., the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM company, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. Their Salesforce Service Cloud customer service app empowers enterprises to deliver amazing customer service experiences anywhere and on any device. "
target: MinHash, Inc.
MinHash's AILA brings the power of artificial intelligence to uncover emerging trends that are relevant and actionable. AILA detects fast growing topics across 1000s of media sources and helps marketers respond quickly, pulling together data in all forms.
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closed 10/20/2014 via PR Web

LexisNexis, acquired Moreover Technologies

synopsis: LexisNexis Legal & Professional, a leading provider of content and technology solutions, announced that it has acquired Moreover Technologies, Inc., a leading global content delivery service and provider of consolidated current awareness and media management solutions.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. "
target: Moreover Technologies
Moreover Technologies is a provider of real-time information management solutions, delivering essential online information in time to impact business decisions.
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closed 8/23/2012 via Company Press Release

Sentia Media, acquired BuzzNumbers

synopsis: Asia-Pacific's leading media intelligence company, Sentia Media, announced the acquisition of BuzzNumbers, leading Australian social media monitoring platform. The acquisition further strengthens Sentia Media's ability to provide the highest quality and most comprehensive suite of media intelligence services across Australia and beyond.
buyer parent: Quadrant Private Equity
buyer: Sentia Media (ASX:ISD:$74.22)
Sentia Media is the Asia-Pacific region's leading media intelligence company, providing over 6,000 clients with media information, analysis and advice 24/7/365 through their range of six brands across the region. "
target: BuzzNumbers
BuzzNumbers is a social media monitoring, analytics and reporting company trusted by over 200 global brands. Customers use their SaaS platform to track online conversations across social media, blogs, forums, news, video, Q&A, Wiki’s and everywhere online.
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closed 5/2/2013 via PR Web

OnScroll, acquired Metric Science Ltd.

synopsis: OnScroll, a leader in ad viewability and responsive advertising, announced that they have completed the acquisition of Metric Science, an online advertising analytics and optimization company. Metric Science’s optimisation technology offers both advertising buy and sells sides more insight into their online media performance.
buyer: OnScroll
OnScroll is an ad technology platform that enables publishers, networks and agencies to serve ‘viewable only’ inventory. OnScroll’s patent–pending technology helps to solve the viewable ad issue by rendering ad placement codes only when a user has a verified chance to see an ad. "
target: Metric Science Ltd.
Metric Science is an ad analytics platform which provides advertising professionals with more insight into the online media that they buy and sell. The data provided helps industry professionals make smarter decisions in 3 key areas – ad transparency, ad quality and campaign evaluation.
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closed 10/27/2021 via PR Newswire

Talkwalker Inc., acquired discover.ai

synopsis: Talkwalker, a leading consumer intelligence company, announced that it has acquired discover.ai, an agile consumer and cultural insight platform. discover.ai combines the power of machine learning with human expertise to unearth valuable insights.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Talkwalker Inc.
Talkwalker is the #1 Consumer Intelligence Acceleration platform for brands to drive business impact. Talkwalker Activate professional services team can augment, accelerate, or fully service brands' insights needs to increase their ROI from the Talkwalker platform. "
target: discover.ai
discover.ai is an agile consumer and cultural insight platform. discover.ai has already helped some of the world's largest brands with 800+ insights projects across 30 countries. discover.ai combines the power of machine learning with human expertise to unearth valuable insights.
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closed 8/31/2021 via BNC Analysis

Observe.AI, acquired ScopeAI

synopsis: Observe.AI, a provider of a platform for analyzing data generated by call centers, revealed it has acquired ScopeAI, which makes tools that automatically extract insights from customer conversations across chat, email, and social media networks.
buyer: Observe.AI
Observe.AI is a provider of a platform for analyzing data generated by call centers. Observe.AI provides everything needed to analyze interactions, evaluate performance, and coach hard-working teams in one place. "
target: ScopeAI
ScopeAI makes tools that automatically extract insights from customer conversations across chat, email, and social media networks. ScopeAI tracks product feedback from customer conversations using NLP (natural language processing).
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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 9/16/2015 via Market Wire

Sysomos Inc., acquired gazeMetrix

synopsis: Sysomos, the social intelligence company powered by data science, has acquired gazeMetrix, an industry-leading image recognition and visual listening platform, to help brands and agencies capitalize on the opportunity presented by the increasingly visual social web.
buyer: Sysomos Inc.
Sysomos is the social intelligence company that uses data to give businesses immediate context to millions of conversations happening online every day. The Sysomos social intelligence platform continuously decodes these news stories to give marketers as much customer feedback as possible. "
target: gazeMetrix
gazeMetrix is a consumer behavior analysis company that uses advanced image recognition and artificial intelligence technologies to analyze user generated photos in social channels, helping brands understand how their products are consumed and visualized by users in their daily lives.
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closed 7/22/2015 via Market Wire

Sysomos Inc., acquired Expion LLC

synopsis: Sysomos, the social intelligence company backed by data science, announced the acquisition of Expion. Expion is a company with social marketing software that makes it easy for marketers to manage, optimize and distribute content at scale to drive engagement and sales in real-time.
buyer parent: OMERS Private Equity
buyer: Sysomos Inc.
Sysomos is the social intelligence company that uses data to give businesses immediate context to millions of conversations happening online every day. The Sysomos social intelligence platform continuously decodes these news stories to give marketers as much customer feedback as possible. "
target: Expion LLC
Expion's social marketing software makes it easy for marketers to manage, optimize and distribute content at scale to drive engagement and sales in real-time. Market leaders partnering with Expion for their social media management include Coca-Cola, Heineken, Hilton, Mastercard, and Mondelez.
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closed 7/6/2010 via Market Wire

Market Wire, acquired Sysomos Inc.

synopsis: Marketwire announced its acquisition of Sysomos, the Toronto-based business intelligence solution for social media monitoring and sentiment analysis. The move supports Marketwire's social media and media monitoring product offerings and reinforces the company's position as a global leader in maximizing technologies to advance communications.
buyer: Market Wire
Marketwire is a leading newswire service offering press release distribution, media contact management, multimedia, media monitoring services and other workflow solutions for public relations, investor relations, journalists and other communications professionals. "
target: Sysomos Inc.
Sysomos offers social media monitoring and analytics products that give corporations, marketers, public relations agencies and advertisers the intelligence and insight needed to make smarter business and strategic decisions.
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closed 2/25/2016 via Company Press Release

Nasdaq, Inc., acquired MarketWired

synopsis: Nasdaq, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of Marketwired, a leading global provider of news distribution services and analytics for communications professionals. Marketwired services over 8,500 clients, including Forbes 2000 companies, private corporations and public relations agencies.
buyer: Nasdaq, Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$5,926.00)
Nasdaq is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services. Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating global capital markets. "
target parent: OMERS Private Equity
target: MarketWired
Marketwired is a communications leader and partner of choice for marketing, public relations and investor relations professionals worldwide seeking premier news distribution and social communication solutions.
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closed 7/6/2010 via Market Wire

Market Wire, acquired Sysomos Inc.

synopsis: Marketwire announced its acquisition of Sysomos, the Toronto-based business intelligence solution for social media monitoring and sentiment analysis. The move supports Marketwire's social media and media monitoring product offerings and reinforces the company's position as a global leader in maximizing technologies to advance communications.
buyer: Market Wire
Marketwire is a leading newswire service offering press release distribution, media contact management, multimedia, media monitoring services and other workflow solutions for public relations, investor relations, journalists and other communications professionals. "
target: Sysomos Inc.
Sysomos offers social media monitoring and analytics products that give corporations, marketers, public relations agencies and advertisers the intelligence and insight needed to make smarter business and strategic decisions.
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announced 12/22/2006 via Company Press Release

OMERS, will acquire CCNMatthews

synopsis: OMERS Capital Partners, the private equity arm of one of Canada’s largest pension funds, has agreed to purchase CCNMatthews, a leading distributor of news releases, multimedia content and photos to the media and investment communities worldwide, in an all-cash deal.
buyer: OMERS
OMERS Capital Partners manages private equity investments on behalf of OMERS, one of Canada’s largest pension plans, employing a team of investment professionals with in-depth experience in both fund and direct investing. "
target parent: Pims Holdings Limited
target: CCNMatthews
Marketwire is a leading newswire service offering press release distribution, media contact management, multimedia, media monitoring services and other workflow solutions for public relations, investor relations, journalists and other communications professionals.
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closed 4/3/2006 via Company Press Release

Market Wire merged with CCNMatthews,

synopsis: Market Wire, a full-service distributor of company press releases and material news, announced that it has joined forces with CCNMatthews, one of Canada's leading newswires, to form the newswire industry's best North American news distribution service.
buyer parent: Pims Holdings Limited
buyer: CCNMatthews
Marketwire is a leading newswire service offering press release distribution, media contact management, multimedia, media monitoring services and other workflow solutions for public relations, investor relations, journalists and other communications professionals. "
target: Market Wire
Market Wire, a CCNMatthews Company, is the third-largest newswire in the U.S. A full-service distributor of company press releases and financial news announcements, Market Wire provides real-time news feeds to thousands of leading websites, newswires, and databases.
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closed 4/16/2018 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, purchased Public Relations Solutions & Digital Media Services from Nasdaq, Inc.

synopsis: West Corporation has acquired the Public Relations Solutions and Digital Media Services from Nasdaq. The solutions and services consist of a portfolio of communication tools, media intelligence and multimedia services. The products and services include GlobeNewswire, webhosting, webcasting, media intelligence and an influencers database.
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. "
seller: Nasdaq, Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$5,926.00)
The Public Relations Solutions and Digital Media Services is a comprehensive portfolio of communication tools, media intelligence and multimedia services for organizations. Nasdaq is a global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services.
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closed 2/25/2016 via Company Press Release

Nasdaq, Inc., acquired MarketWired

synopsis: Nasdaq, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of Marketwired, a leading global provider of news distribution services and analytics for communications professionals. Marketwired services over 8,500 clients, including Forbes 2000 companies, private corporations and public relations agencies.
buyer: Nasdaq, Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$5,926.00)
Nasdaq is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services. Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating global capital markets. "
target parent: OMERS Private Equity
target: MarketWired
Marketwired is a communications leader and partner of choice for marketing, public relations and investor relations professionals worldwide seeking premier news distribution and social communication solutions.
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closed 6/17/2016 via PR Newswire

Cision AB, acquired PR Newswire Association Inc.

synopsis: Cision has finalized the acquisition of PR Newswire. PR Newswire is the premier global provider of multimedia platforms that enable marketers, corporate communicators, sustainability officers, public affairs and investor relations officers to leverage content to engage with all their key audiences.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Cision AB (:$739.91)
Cision is a leading global media intelligence company, serving the complete workflow of today's communications, social media and content marketing professionals. "
target parent: United Business Media Limited
target: PR Newswire Association Inc.
PR Newswire is the premier global provider of multimedia platforms that enable marketers, corporate communicators, sustainability officers, public affairs and investor relations officers to leverage content to engage with all their key audiences.
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closed 11/1/2012 via BNC Analysis

PR Newswire Association Inc., acquired CNW Group Ltd.

synopsis: UBM plc announced that PR Newswire has acquired the outstanding 50% share in its Canada Newswire business from the Press Association for cash consideration of £30.1m. Established in 1960, CNW Group is the leading newswire provider in Canada, distributing approximately 90,000 wire releases per year.
buyer parent: United Business Media Limited
buyer: PR Newswire Association Inc.
PR Newswire is the premier global provider of multimedia platforms that enable marketers, corporate communicators, sustainability officers, public affairs and investor relations officers to leverage content to engage with all their key audiences. "
target parent: Press Association
target: CNW Group Ltd.
CNW’s mission is connecting organizations to relevant news and information consumers. CNW Group is Canada's leading newswire provider, offering bilingual service and expansive networks that reach key media and market points locally, nationally and globally.
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closed 6/14/2010 via Company Press Release

United Business Media Limited, acquired PR Newswire do Brasil

synopsis: United Business Media Limited announces that it has acquired the remaining 62.03% interest in PR Newswire Brazil for an initial cash consideration of $1.2 million with a further performance-related consideration of $0.2m, payable over the next two years.
buyer: United Business Media Limited (LSE:UBM:$1,333.50)
UBM focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetization of B2B communities and markets. "
target: PR Newswire do Brasil
Founded in 1998, PR Newswire Brazil provides Brazilian corporations and public relations agencies with a wide range of targeting, distribution and monitoring services to help them communicate and engage with global audiences.
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closed 10/15/2009 via Company Press Release

Thomson Reuters, acquired Hugin Group BV

synopsis: Thomson Reuters announced that it has completed the acquisition of Hugin Group BV from NYSE Euronext. Hugin is the leading pan-European provider of regulatory and news distribution services. The acquisition reinforces Thomson Reuters commitment to serving the broad needs of investor relations and corporate communications professionals.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,921.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. Powered by the world's most trusted news organization, Thomson Reuters combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. "
target parent: NYSE Euronext
target: Hugin Group BV
Hugin Group is the favored partner of Investor Relations and Public Relations Officers, offering a full range of services including: financial, regulatory and media news distribution, online services, broadcast services and client services.
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closed 12/19/2006 via

Euronext N.V., acquired Hugin Group BV

synopsis: Pan-European exchange Euronext has signed an agreement to acquire Hugin, a corporate news distribution service, for EUR20.5 million.
buyer parent: New York Stock Exchange, Inc.
buyer: Euronext N.V. (ENXTPA:ENX:$1,091.15)
Euronext N.V. is the world's first cross border exchange business. It provides services for cash markets in Belgium, France, the Netherlands, and Portugal, and for derivatives in the UK. Euronext's services range from public offerings to trading facilities for cash instruments and derivatives. "
target: Hugin Group BV
Hugin Group is the favored partner of Investor Relations and Public Relations Officers, offering a full range of services including: financial, regulatory and media news distribution, online services, broadcast services and client services.
price ($mm)
$27
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 8/7/2006 via PR Newswire

Vocus, Inc., acquired PRWeb

synopsis: Vocus, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand software for corporate communications and public relations, has acquired privately-held PRWeb, the pioneer in online visibility and search engine optimized press release distribution. The total consideration was approximately $28 million consisting of $20.8 million in cash and 494,543 shares of Vocus.
buyer: Vocus, Inc.
Vocus is a leading provider of on-demand software for corporate communications and public relations. Our web-based software suite helps organizations of all sizes manage local and global relationships and communications with journalists, analysts, public officials and other key audiences. "
target: PRWeb
PRWeb, the Online Visibility Company™, is recognized as the Internet's leading online news and press release distribution service worldwide. Since 1997, PRWeb has been changing the way businesses, marketing departments and public relations firms think about press releases.
price ($mm)
$28
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/1/2006 via

Nasdaq Stock Market Inc., acquired PrimeZone Media Network

synopsis: Nasdaq Stock Market Inc. said on Monday it agreed to buy PrimeZone Media Network, a privately held publisher of corporate press releases. Nasdaq, the No. 2 U.S. stock exchange, said it plans to integrate PrimeZone's information distribution, investor relations and multimedia services into the product range offered by its corporate client group.
buyer parent: NASD
buyer: Nasdaq Stock Market Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$5,926.00)
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, and with over 3,900 companies, it is number one in worldwide listings among major markets. "
target: PrimeZone Media Network
PrimeZone Media Network is a press release newswire and multimedia service with one of the world's most extensive distribution networks.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/3/2006 via Company Press Release

Market Wire merged with CCNMatthews,

synopsis: Market Wire, a full-service distributor of company press releases and material news, announced that it has joined forces with CCNMatthews, one of Canada's leading newswires, to form the newswire industry's best North American news distribution service.
buyer parent: Pims Holdings Limited
buyer: CCNMatthews
Marketwire is a leading newswire service offering press release distribution, media contact management, multimedia, media monitoring services and other workflow solutions for public relations, investor relations, journalists and other communications professionals. "
target: Market Wire
Market Wire, a CCNMatthews Company, is the third-largest newswire in the U.S. A full-service distributor of company press releases and financial news announcements, Market Wire provides real-time news feeds to thousands of leading websites, newswires, and databases.
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announced 1/9/2008 via Market Wire

Market Wire, will acquire International Media Services Companies, LLC

synopsis: Marketwire, a full-service newswire and communications workflow solutions provider, announced an agreement to acquire International Media Services Companies whose offerings include newswire, translation, financial news aggregation, media management, and clipping and monitoring solutions serving emerging markets including Asia and Latin America.
buyer parent: Pims Holdings Limited
buyer: Market Wire
Market Wire, a CCNMatthews Company, is the third-largest newswire in the U.S. A full-service distributor of company press releases and financial news announcements, Market Wire provides real-time news feeds to thousands of leading websites, newswires, and databases. "
target: International Media Services Companies, LLC
I.M.S. Companies, L.L.C provides media, news, information, research, and translation services. It offers press release distribution services on Web sites, databases, news agency wires, financial news services, and email and RSS feeds, along with audio/video new release services.
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