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closed 8/4/2010 via BusinessWire

ValueClick, Inc., acquired Investopedia

synopsis: ValueClick, Inc. announced that it has acquired Investopedia, a leading financial information and investing education website. Founded in 1999, Investopedia provides consumers with a comprehensive library of financial terms, articles, tutorials, and investing education tools, such as virtual trading simulators and exam preparation materials.
buyer: ValueClick, Inc. (VCLK:$593.84)
ValueClick, Inc. is one of the world’s largest integrated online marketing services companies, offering comprehensive and scalable solutions to deliver cost-effective customer acquisition for advertisers and transparent revenue streams for publishers. "
target parent: Forbes, Inc.
target: Investopedia
Investopedia was founded in 1999 by Cory Wagner and Cory Janssen. Its original concept was based on building the most comprehensive financial dictionary online. Over time, the focus of the site expanded to building educational content and tools to help empower the individual investor.
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closed 4/11/2007 via Berkery

Forbes, Inc., acquired Investopedia

synopsis: Forbes Inc. has bought Investopedia, a fast-growing, Edmonton-based investor-education website.
buyer: Forbes, Inc.
Forbes Media encompasses Forbes and Forbes.com, the #1 business site on the Web that reaches more than 18 million people monthly. The company publishes Forbes and Forbes Asia, which together reach a worldwide audience of more than 5.5 million readers. "
target: Investopedia
Investopedia is an online portal for investor education. Its features include a financial dictionary with terms used in personal finance, banking, and accounting; articles by financial experts; a stock simulator; and tools for financial calculations and technical analysis.
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closed 7/6/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Euronet Worldwide, Inc., acquired XE.com Inc.

synopsis: Euronet Worldwide, Inc., a leading electronic payments provider, announced it has acquired XE, a global leader in digital foreign exchange information. XE has established itself as the world’s leading provider of currency related data, fulfilling more than 2.9 billion annual requests.
buyer: Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (EEFT:$2,491.89)
Euronet Worldwide is an industry leader in processing secure electronic financial transactions. The Company offers payment and transaction processing solutions to financial institutions, retailers, service providers and individual consumers. "
target: XE.com Inc.
Founded in 1993, XE has become the world's trusted currency authority. Serving 30 million unique visitors each month, XE offers a variety of tools and services such as the XE Currency Converter and XE Market Analysis.
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$10
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closed 2/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Dollars and Sense, acquired fundMyLife

synopsis: Personal finance media platform DollarsandSense.sg has acquired the Singapore-based fintech startup, fundMyLife. fundMyLife describes itself as a platform that intelligently connects consumers with financial advisers based on the financial planning questions that they ask.
buyer: Dollars and Sense
Based in Singapore, DollarsandSense educates people to make better financial decisions. Through their regional digital platform, they publish relevant content to help individuals stay informed on financial matters. "
target: fundMyLife
fundMyLife is a Singapore-based insurtech startup that provides a Q&A platform for users to ask questions about financial advice. It also connects financial advisors to potential clients on the platform.
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closed 4/19/2010 via PR Newswire

deVere Group, acquired Expat-Money-Guide.com

synopsis: The deVere Group, the world's largest firm of Independent International Financial Consultants, announced the acquisition of Expat-Money-Guide.com. The "Expat Money Guide" casts light on investment opportunities and financial product appropriateness, positioning deVere as the leading independent financial expert.
buyer: deVere Group
The deVere Group is the world's largest independent international financial consultancy group. International investors and expatriates employ us to find financial services products that suit their medium to long term requirements for investments, savings and pensions. "
target: Expat-Money-Guide.com
Expat Money Guide is an online guide that will teach you everything you need to know from Industry Experts, to show you how you can manage your savings more efficiently and effectively. The "Expat Money Guide" casts light on investment opportunities and financial product appropriateness.
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announced 7/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

XLMedia plc, will acquire InvestorJunkie

synopsis: XLMedia, a provider of digital performance marketing, will acquire InvestorJunkie, a leading personal finance website that provides information and reviews of various investment channels and financial products. InvestorJunkie provides tool recommendations and articles to educate readers on how to better manage their finances.
buyer: XLMedia plc (AIM:XLM:$64.95)
XLMedia provides of digital marketing services. They use proprietary tools and methodologies to generate high value traffic for customers, in return for a revenue share, fixed fees or a hybrid of both. They operate across a number of verticals with specific expertise in the online gaming sector. "
target: InvestorJunkie
InvestorJunkie is a personal finance website that provides information and reviews of investment channels and financial products. They provide tool recommendations and articles that break down investing, budgeting, and personal finance to educate readers on how to better manage their finances.
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$5.80
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closed 4/5/2017 via Yahoo, Inc.

Investview, Inc, acquired Wealth Generators LLC

synopsis: Investview, Inc., a diversified financial technology organization specializing in investor education, investment newsletters and financial services, announced the acquisition of Wealth Generators LLC, a financial education, research and tools provider.
buyer: Investview, Inc (OTCPK:INVU:$17.92)
Investview, Inc. is a New Jersey-based diversified financial technology organization. The Company operates primarily through its wholly- and majority-owned subsidiaries, to provide financial products and services to accredited investors, self-directed investors and select financial institutions. "
target: Wealth Generators LLC
Wealth Generators, LLC is a Utah based financial education, research and tools provider for the self-directed investor. Wealth Generators distributes its programs and services through independent distributors who are paid according to the company's bonus plan.
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announced 12/9/2016 via Company Press Release

Comdirect Bank AG, will acquire OnVista AG

synopsis: Comdirect Bank AG, a leading direct bank and the market leader in online securities business for modern investors, has acquired OnVista AG, a company that operates financial portals in Germany. They operate OnVista.de, a financial portal covering various products, such as shares, funds, warrants, bonds, etc.
buyer: Comdirect Bank AG (XTRA:COM:$405.63)
Comdirect Bank AG is a leading direct bank and the market leader in online securities business for modern investors, offering brokerage, banking and advice. More than 2 million private customers have placed their trust in the bank. "
target parent: Boursorama
target: OnVista AG
OnVista AG operates financial portals in Germany. It operates OnVista.de, a financial portal covering various products, such as shares, funds, warrants, bonds, etc.
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closed 11/2/2015 via PR Newswire

Eagle Financial Publications, acquired DividendYieldHunter.com

synopsis: Salem Media Group announced that it has acquired the website DividendYieldHunter.com, a website that contains information on dividend-paying stocks. DividendYieldHunter.com will be added to Eagle Financial Publications, which provides market analysis and specific investment advice for individual investors from financial commentators.
buyer parent: Salem Media Group
buyer: Eagle Financial Publications
Eagle Financial Publications provides market analysis and specific investment advice for individual investors from financial commentators as well as a stock screening website for dividend investors. "
target: DividendYieldHunter.com
DividendYieldHunter.com is a website that contains information on dividend-paying stocks. The site gives investors information about many different classes of dividend-paying stocks including preferred stocks, bonds, Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs), Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and more.
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announced 9/28/2012 via Company Press Release

Sterling Publishing Pty Ltd, will purchase Australasia trade publishing assets from Morningstar, Inc.

synopsis: Sterling Publishing Pty Ltd and Morningstar Australasia Pty Limited, a subsidiary of Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, announced that they have entered into an agreement for Sterling to acquire Morningstar's Australian financial services trade publishing business.
buyer parent: Momentum Media Pty Ltd
buyer: Sterling Publishing Pty Ltd
Sterling Publishing is a growing media company and the publishing arm of the BRW Fast 100-ranked Momentum Media. They focus on specialist vertical markets including the mortgage, finance, real estate and property sectors. "
seller: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,244.10)
Morningstar's Australasian online and print titles include InvestorDaily, IFA (Independent Financial Adviser) – incorporating SMSF – and Investor Weekly; and events for the financial sector including Wraps, Platforms & Masterfunds Conference and the Self-Managed Superannuation Fund Strategy Day.
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closed 10/19/2007 via BusinessWire

Boursorama, acquired OnVista AG

synopsis: Boursorama has been notified last week of the German Federal Cartel Office’s (Bundeskartellamt) approval of the acquisition of 77.4% of the shares in OnVista AG by means of a share purchase agreement entered into on 24 September 2007. After having fulfilled further former conditions precedent, the acquisition has thus been closed today.
buyer: Boursorama
Founded in 1995, Boursorama is a major player in online savings in Europe, with more than 3.2 million orders executed as at June 30th, 2007, 557,300 direct accounts and total outstandings of € 13.4 billion at the end of June 2007. The Boursorama Group is present in four countries. "
target: OnVista AG
With 1.04 million unique visitors and 72 million pages viewed per month, www.onvista.de is the leading German online financial information portal. This portal offers dense and organised information on all financial issues to an audience largely affluent.
price ($mm)[EV]
$107 [$98]*
rev ($mm)
$20
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
6.5x
EV / EBITDA
29.2x
closed 7/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

Highline Beta, acquired Female Funders Inc.

synopsis: Highline BETA has acquired Female Funders, an education platform dedicated to helping women pursue angel investing. Female Funders includes an online education portal featuring topics like getting started as an angel investor and a curated list of angel investment resources.
buyer: Highline Beta
Highline BETA is a startup co-creation company that launches new ventures with leading corporations and founders. They work with corporate partners and their intrapreneurs to identify key areas of interest. "
target: Female Funders Inc.
Female Funders is an online destination and community for female angel investors, and aspiring angel investors to get inspired, learn, network, and invest. The organization launched with the mission to empower 1000 women to make their first angel investment.
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closed 11/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

United Fintech, acquired Netdania ApS

synopsis: United Fintech has completed the acquisition of a majority stake in NetDania, a leading Danish fintech which provides market data, APIs, market terminals, charting components and full white-labels – whether web, mobile or desktop.
buyer: United Fintech
United Fintech acquires great technology companies founded by passionate engineers. Building and creating great products is fundamentally different to scaling globally. Scale is United Fintech’s core expertise. "
target: Netdania ApS
NetDania is a leading Danish fintech which provides market data, APIs, market terminals, charting components and full white-labels – whether web, mobile or desktop. NetDania offers free real-time quotes, trading signals, live stock market data, and more.
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closed 10/7/2020 via Company Press Release

Kontali Analyse AS, acquired Seafood Trade Intelligence Portal

synopsis: Kontali Analyse AS announced that it has completed its acquisition of Seafood TIP B.V., strengthening its position as the leading global player in systemizing the world of fisheries and aquaculture. Utrecht, Netherlands-based Seafood TIP provides a Farm Gate Price Portal that allows users to monitor price developments of seafood.
buyer: Kontali Analyse AS
Kontali is an independent world-leading provider of data and analyses covering large parts of global aquaculture and fisheries. Kontali was founded in Kristiansund, Norway, as a consultancy for the Norwegian fish farming industry in 1987. "
target parent: Solidaridad Network
target: Seafood Trade Intelligence Portal
Utrecht, Netherlands-based Seafood Trade Intelligence Portal (Seafood TIP) provides a Farm Gate Price Portal that allows users to monitor price developments of shrimp and other farmed seafood. Seafood TIP's sourcing intelligence provides detailed information on the seafood sector by country.
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announced 6/29/2015 via BNC Analysis

ADVFN PLC, will acquire London South East Limited

synopsis: Financial market website operator ADVFN PLC confirmed it has signed heads of agreement with the directors of investor-information website London South East Ltd. London South East Ltd. provides share prices, news, data and resources on desktops, tablets, or mobiles to leading private investor .
buyer: ADVFN PLC (AIM:AFN:$15.81)
ADVFN PLC operates a web site which provides up-to-date financial data on the UK stock markets. The site provides users with services including a bulletin board for investors to swap ideas, real-time share information from the London Exchange, configuration alerts, and regulatory new services. "
target: London South East Limited
London South East Limited's team of web developers, service, and leadership staff serves private investors worldwide. They provide share prices, news, and data to thousands of visitors every day, lse.co.uk brings leading private investor resources on desktops, tablets, or mobiles.
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announced 8/28/2013 via Company Press Release

Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc., will acquire Wall-Street.com

synopsis: Bright Mountain Holdings announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Wall-Street.com, LLC, which owns and operates an online portal that offers financial industry information including microcap stocks, global economy and world markets, currency and precious metals, research, charts and graphs, and more.
buyer: Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc. (OTCPK:BMTM:$7.00)
The Bright Mountain Holdings family of websites includes TheBright.com, WarDocumentaryFilms.com and Bootcamp4me.com. TheBright.com is the company’s largest site and offers news, information, products and services geared for Military members, Veterans and First Responders. "
target: Wall-Street.com
Wall-Street.com, LLC owns and operates an online portal that offers financial industry information including microcap stocks, global economy and world markets, currency and precious metals, research, charts and graphs, licensing and education for financial services representatives, and more.
price ($mm)
$3.20
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closed 1/12/2015 via PR Newswire

Argus Media Ltd., acquired MetalPrices.com

synopsis: Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has bought MetalPrices.com, one of the world's largest providers of metals market information. The acquired online service includes proprietary price assessments, futures prices and other exchange data, and third-party assessments of market prices around the world.
buyer: Argus Media Ltd.
Argus Media is an independent media organisation and leading provider of price assessments, business intelligence and market data on the global crude, oil products, natural gas, electricity, coal, emissions, bioenergy, fertilizer and transportation industries. "
target: MetalPrices.com
MetalPrices.com, a premier market intelligence service for the international metals industry, provides businesses, government agencies and individuals with reliable and accurate raw material pricing for metal products.
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closed 11/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

Borsenmedien AG, acquired finanztreff.de

synopsis: Börsenmedien AG, a leading media company for financial information in Germany, acquires finanztreff.de from Vereinigte Wirtschaftsdienste, a European provider of IT solutions for investors. finanztreff.de is a financial portal for investors in Germany. finanztreff.de provides price data for equities, foreign exchange, derivative products and more.
buyer: Borsenmedien AG
Borsenmedien AG is a leading media company for financial information in Germany. Borsenmedien publishes Der Aktionär, Germany's most successful weekly magazine focused on investments. They also operate Der Aktionär TV, a TV channel dedicated to investors. "
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: finanztreff.de
finanztreff.de is one of the most successful financial portals for investors in Germany. finanztreff.de provides up-to-date and historical price data for equities, funds, bonds, foreign exchange, exchange-traded funds, exchange-traded commodities and derivative products.
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closed 5/31/2017 via PR Newswire

OTC Markets Group, acquired theOTC.today

synopsis: OTC Markets Group Inc., operator of financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, announced it has acquired theOTC.today, an independent website that monitors and analyzes stock promotion campaigns.
buyer: OTC Markets Group (OTCPK:OTCM:$55.05)
OTC Markets Group's Open, Transparent and Connected financial marketplaces provide investors with the information necessary to intelligently analyze, value and trade 10,000 U.S. and global securities through the broker of their choice. "
target: theOTC.today
theOTC.today is an independent website that monitors and analyzes stock promotion campaigns. Since its launch in April 2011, theOTC.today has tracked and published data on stock promotion schemes and raised public awareness of fraudulent promoters in OTC and exchange listed securities.
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announced 11/4/2015 via PR Newswire

T3 Live, LLC, will acquire Pristine Capital Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: T3 Live, LLC, a global leader in the education of active traders and investors, has entered into an agreement to purchase the assets of the Pristine Capital Holdings, Inc., a provider of online educational and financial services to institutions and general public.
buyer: T3 Live, LLC
T3 Live is an online financial media network and educational platform that provides active traders with market analysis, real-time access to strategies, and in-depth training from seasoned professionals. "
target: Pristine Capital Holdings, Inc.
Pristine Capital Holdings, Inc. provides online educational and financial services to institutions and general public. It offers market intelligence services and on-line education via Internet-based chat rooms. Pristine provides tools that offers access to the equities, options, and futures markets.
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closed 8/4/2010 via BusinessWire

ValueClick, Inc., acquired Investopedia

synopsis: ValueClick, Inc. announced that it has acquired Investopedia, a leading financial information and investing education website. Founded in 1999, Investopedia provides consumers with a comprehensive library of financial terms, articles, tutorials, and investing education tools, such as virtual trading simulators and exam preparation materials.
buyer: ValueClick, Inc. (VCLK:$593.84)
ValueClick, Inc. is one of the world’s largest integrated online marketing services companies, offering comprehensive and scalable solutions to deliver cost-effective customer acquisition for advertisers and transparent revenue streams for publishers. "
target parent: Forbes, Inc.
target: Investopedia
Investopedia was founded in 1999 by Cory Wagner and Cory Janssen. Its original concept was based on building the most comprehensive financial dictionary online. Over time, the focus of the site expanded to building educational content and tools to help empower the individual investor.
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$42
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closed 4/11/2007 via Berkery

Forbes, Inc., acquired Investopedia

synopsis: Forbes Inc. has bought Investopedia, a fast-growing, Edmonton-based investor-education website.
buyer: Forbes, Inc.
Forbes Media encompasses Forbes and Forbes.com, the #1 business site on the Web that reaches more than 18 million people monthly. The company publishes Forbes and Forbes Asia, which together reach a worldwide audience of more than 5.5 million readers. "
target: Investopedia
Investopedia is an online portal for investor education. Its features include a financial dictionary with terms used in personal finance, banking, and accounting; articles by financial experts; a stock simulator; and tools for financial calculations and technical analysis.
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closed 12/10/2014 via PR Newswire

Alliance Data Systems, Inc., acquired Conversant, Inc.

synopsis: Alliance Data Systems Corporation, a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions, has acquired Conversant, Inc. Conversant, which will operate under Epsilon, establishes a unique end-to-end marketing services company that will empower clients to more effectively market to their customers across all channels.
buyer: Alliance Data Systems, Inc. (ADS:$4,872.50)
Alliance Data® and its combined businesses is a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions serving large, consumer-based industries. The Company creates and deploys customized solutions, enhancing the critical customer marketing experience. "
target: Conversant, Inc. (VCLK:$593.84)
Conversant, Inc. is the leader in personalized digital marketing. Conversant helps the world’s biggest companies grow by creating personalized experiences that deliver higher returns for brands and greater satisfaction for people.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,355 [$2,336]
rev ($mm)
$594
EBITDA ($mm)
$198
EV / rev
4.0x
EV / EBITDA
12.0x
closed 2/6/2014 via BusinessWire

Conversant Inc., acquired SET Media

synopsis: Conversant, Inc. announced it has completed the acquisition of SET Media, a digital video technology company that connects brands with people through high quality, targeted and brand safe video advertising.
buyer: Conversant Inc. (VCLK:$593.84)
Conversant, Inc. is the leader in personalized digital marketing. Conversant helps the world’s biggest companies grow by creating personalized experiences that deliver higher returns for brands and greater satisfaction for people. "
target: SET Media
SET Media is a video technology company that connects brand advertisers with their audiences through high quality, targeted, and brand safe campaigns at scale. SET’s discovery and targeting platform enables advertisers to run ads on only the most relevant content to their brand.
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$30
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announced 12/11/2013 via Company Press Release

IAC, will purchase Owned & Operated Websites Segment from ValueClick, Inc.

synopsis: ValueClick, Inc. announced that it has agreed to sell 100 percent of its Owned and Operated Websites (O&O) segment to IAC. ValueClick's O&O segment comprises a broad range of content and e-commerce websites including Investopedia and PriceRunner.
buyer: IAC (IAC:$2,786.38)
IAC is a leading media and Internet company focused in the core areas of search, applications, online dating, local and media. IAC's network of sites has over a billion total monthly visits in more than 30 countries and is the 8th largest network in the world. "
seller: ValueClick, Inc. (VCLK:$593.84)
ValueClick's Owned and Operated Websites segment comprises a broad range of content and e-commerce websites including Investopedia and PriceRunner.
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$80
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closed 8/31/2011 via BusinessWire

Dotomi, Inc merged with ValueClick, Inc.,

synopsis: ValueClick announced that it has closed its acquisition of Dotomi, the leading provider of data-driven, intelligent display media for major retailers. Dotomi has developed strategic, direct relationships with over 100 retail brands.
buyer: ValueClick, Inc. (VCLK:$593.84)
ValueClick, Inc. is one of the world’s largest digital marketing companies. Through a unique combination of data, technology and services, it increases brand awareness and drives customer acquisition at scale for the world’s largest advertisers. "
target: Dotomi, Inc
Dotomi, Inc. is the leading provider of data-driven, intelligent display media for major retailers. Dotomi creates and delivers display advertising where the ad creatives and media placements are dynamically adapted in real time at the user and impression level.
price ($mm)
$278
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$50
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5.6x
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closed 4/25/2011 via BusinessWire

ValueClick, Inc., acquired Greystripe, Inc.

synopsis: ValueClick, Inc. announced the acquisition of Greystripe, Inc., a leading brand-focused mobile advertising network. The acquisition will provide ValueClick immediate scale in the U.S. mobile advertising market, a $1.1 billion market that is expected to nearly double by 2013.
buyer: ValueClick, Inc. (VCLK:$593.84)
ValueClick, Inc. is one of the world’s largest integrated online marketing services companies, offering comprehensive and scalable solutions to deliver cost-effective customer acquisition for advertisers and transparent revenue streams for publishers. "
target: Greystripe, Inc.
Greystripe is the largest brand-focused mobile advertising network in the US by reach. It delivers the highest engagement and most sophisticated targeting for brand marketers, the maximum revenue for publishers and app developers, and the best ad experience for users.
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$71
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closed 8/4/2010 via BusinessWire

ValueClick, Inc., acquired Investopedia

synopsis: ValueClick, Inc. announced that it has acquired Investopedia, a leading financial information and investing education website. Founded in 1999, Investopedia provides consumers with a comprehensive library of financial terms, articles, tutorials, and investing education tools, such as virtual trading simulators and exam preparation materials.
buyer: ValueClick, Inc. (VCLK:$593.84)
ValueClick, Inc. is one of the world’s largest integrated online marketing services companies, offering comprehensive and scalable solutions to deliver cost-effective customer acquisition for advertisers and transparent revenue streams for publishers. "
target parent: Forbes, Inc.
target: Investopedia
Investopedia was founded in 1999 by Cory Wagner and Cory Janssen. Its original concept was based on building the most comprehensive financial dictionary online. Over time, the focus of the site expanded to building educational content and tools to help empower the individual investor.
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$42
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closed 10/20/2008 via PR Newswire

MediaBank, LLC, acquired Mediaplex

synopsis: Furthering its leadership position, MediaBank, a leading provider of integrated technology solutions designed to enable marketers and agencies to better manage the end-to-end media buying process, announced the acquisition of Mediaplex Systems, Inc., a technology division within ValueClick, Inc.
buyer: MediaBank, LLC
Privately-held Chicago-based MediaBank is a leading provider of integrated procurement technology and advanced analytics to the advertising industry. MediaBank’s comprehensive approach empowers agencies with superior buying, workflow management and business intelligence tools. "
target parent: ValueClick, Inc.
target: Mediaplex
Mediaplex provides technology and services that help advertisers, agencies and publishers manage their interactive and traditional advertising activities. Mediaplex's complete suite of technology solutions includes MOJO Adserver, MOJO Mail, MOJO Publisher, and the AdVault suite of products.
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closed 7/30/2007 via

ValueClick, Inc., acquired MeziMedia

synopsis: ValueClick, Inc. has agreed to acquire privately-held MeziMedia, Inc., a leading operator of U.S. comparison shopping websites. MeziMedia ranked fourth in the June 2007 comScore “Retail – Comparison Shopping” category with approximately 10.5 million U.S. unique visitors through its comparison shopping and online coupon websites.
buyer: ValueClick, Inc. (VCLK:$593.84)
ValueClick, Inc. is one of the world’s largest online marketing services companies, offering comprehensive and scalable solutions to deliver cost-effective customer acquisition for advertisers and robust revenue streams for publishers. "
target: MeziMedia
MeziMedia is an independent online publisher of search, shopping and content websites in ten of the largest ecommerce markets in the world. We provide online advertisers with highly targeted opportunities to introduce their offers to more than 20 million consumers that visit our websites monthly.
price ($mm)[EV]
$96 [$86]
rev ($mm)
$64
EBITDA ($mm)
$20
EV / rev
5.3x
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17.0x
closed 12/4/2006 via BusinessWire

ValueClick, Inc., acquired Shopping.net

synopsis: ValueClick, Inc. has acquired Shopping.net, a privately-held company based in London, for approximately $13.3 million in cash, net of cash acquired. Shopping.net owns and operates 27 websites that provide comparison shopping, search and vertical market content to European online consumers.
buyer: ValueClick, Inc. (VCLK:$593.84)
ValueClick, Inc. is one of the world’s largest online marketing services companies, offering comprehensive and scalable solutions to deliver cost-effective customer acquisition for advertisers and robust revenue streams for publishers. "
target: Shopping.net
Shopping.net is a free service which allows you to save time and money when shopping online. We don't sell products directly but instead provide independent shopping search, information and comparison tools allowing you to find the best deals and lowest prices no matter what you're shopping for.
price ($mm)
$13
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$4
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$2
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3.3x
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6.7x
closed 9/30/2005 via BusinessWire

ValueClick, Inc., acquired Fastclick.com, Inc.

synopsis: ValueClick Inc. shares were up 3.5 percent Friday after the online advertising company raised its outlook for the year and announced it had closed its $214 million acquisition of online marketing company Fastclick Inc.
buyer: ValueClick, Inc. (VCLK:$593.84)
ValueClick, Inc. is one of the world’s largest online marketing services companies, offering comprehensive and scalable solutions to deliver cost-effective customer acquisition for advertisers and robust revenue streams for publishers. "
target: Fastclick.com, Inc.
Fastclick is a recognized leader in online advertising services. The combination of superior technology with experienced and knowledgeable professionals has fostered the company's ability to provide unparalleled solutions for online advertisers and publisher affiliates.
price ($mm)
$140
rev ($mm)
$74
EBITDA ($mm)
$8
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1.9x
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17.5x
closed 6/27/2005 via BNC Analysis

ValueClick, Inc., acquired E-Babylon, Inc.

synopsis: Online advertising services firm ValueClick Inc. on Monday said it closed its acquisitions of Web Marketing Holdings Inc. and E-Babylon Inc. and raised its financial outlook for the year. ValueClick acquired E-Babylon for $11.7 million in cash plus a $3 million payment for a fee title.
buyer: ValueClick, Inc. (VCLK:$593.84)
ValueClick, Inc. is one of the world’s largest online marketing services companies, offering comprehensive and scalable solutions to deliver cost-effective customer acquisition for advertisers and robust revenue streams for publishers. "
target: E-Babylon, Inc.
Founded in 1999 and located in Simi Valley, CA, E-Babylon has grown into one of the leading online retailers of inkjet and toner products. E-Babylon offers more than 1,300 products, primarily through its 123Inkjets.com and 411inkjets.com websites, and owns a 24,000 square-foot fulfillment center.
price ($mm)
$1.17
rev ($mm)
$17
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/27/2005 via BNC Analysis

ValueClick, Inc., acquired Web Marketing Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: Online advertising services firm ValueClick Inc. on Monday said it closed its acquisitions of Web Marketing Holdings Inc. and E-Babylon Inc. and raised its financial outlook for the year. ValueClick acquired Web Marketing for $141 million -- about $122 million in cash, 1.8 million ValueClick shares and 350,000 options to buy stock.
buyer: ValueClick, Inc. (VCLK:$593.84)
ValueClick, Inc. is one of the world’s largest online marketing services companies, offering comprehensive and scalable solutions to deliver cost-effective customer acquisition for advertisers and robust revenue streams for publishers. "
target: Web Marketing Holdings, Inc.
Web Clients is a leading provider of online lead-generation marketing services, focused primarily on helping advertisers generate leads using the cost-per-acquisition (CPA) and cost-per-lead (CPL) pricing models.
price ($mm)
$166
rev ($mm)
$59
EBITDA ($mm)
$11
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
14.5x
closed 8/10/2004 via BusinessWire

ValueClick, Inc., acquired Pricerunner AB

synopsis: ValueClick, Inc. (Nasdaq:VCLK), the single-source provider of media, technology and services across all major interactive marketing channels, today announced it has completed its acquisition of privately-held Pricerunner AB, a leading provider of online comparison shopping services in Europe.
buyer: ValueClick, Inc. (VCLK:$593.84)
ValueClick, Inc. is one of the world’s largest online marketing services companies, offering comprehensive and scalable solutions to deliver cost-effective customer acquisition for advertisers and robust revenue streams for publishers. "
target: Pricerunner AB
Pricerunner.com provides consumers with easy online access to specifications and prices for a wide variety of products. After only a few minutes visiting our site, the consumer is in a good position to make an informed choice before making a purchase. Whatever you are looking for, you can quickly w
price ($mm)
$29
rev ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Kaleyra S.p.a, will acquire mGage

synopsis: Kaleyra announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire mGage, a Vivial company. mGage serves its customers through its cloud-based enterprise mobile messaging platform Communicate Pro, their API solution Connect, as well as Omnichannel mobile messaging offering such as SMS, MMS and RCS.
buyer: Kaleyra S.p.a (AMEX:KLR:$147.37)
Kaleyra is a leading CPaaS (Communication-Platform-as-a-Service) company, empowering businesses to communicate safely, securely, and seamlessly. With offices in Europe, Asia, and the United States, Kaleyra has become a worldwide provider of innovative cloud-based communications solutions. "
target parent: Blackstone Group LP
target: mGage
mGage is a global mobile engagement provider with more than 15 years of mobile CRM (mCRM) experience. Their SaaS, cloud-based technology enables brands to intelligently personalize mobile communications for the omni-channel consumer, across marketing and customer care interactions.
price ($mm)
$215
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

CTI Digital Limited, acquired Mosquito Digital Ltd.

synopsis: An internet improvement and digital advertising and marketing company, CTI Digital, primarily based in Manchester has acquired a counterpart, Mosquito Digital, within the metropolis center. CTI has snapped up model communication and efficiency advertising and marketing company Mosquito, which is positioned within the Northern Quarter.
buyer: CTI Digital Limited
CTI Digital is a full service digital agency in the UK that specialises in open source web development. They also offer digital marketing and creative design services for respected clients in all industries. They are one of the UK’s leading full service digital agencies with a growing team. "
target: Mosquito Digital Ltd.
Mosquito is a creative digital brand communications agency based in Manchester and Cheshire. Winning Digital SME 2020, the agency combines award-winning digital creative, user experience and engagement with a heritage of brand building and integrated marketing know-how.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Byte Club Limited merged with Dept Agency,

synopsis: Martech agency Byte has merged with Dept, an international digital agency, as the pair look to strengthen end-to-end digital services for their clients. Byte is a London-based marketing technology agency. They combine creative, media, data and technology to help businesses generate revenue and scale returns from digital platforms.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Dept Agency
Dept is an international digital agency, headquartered in Amsterdam. The agency unites creativity, technology and data to help clients reinvent and accelerate their digital reality. Their teams comprise of experts in creative, digital, marketing and commerce. "
target: Byte Club Limited
Byte is a London-based marketing technology agency. They combine creative, media, data and technology to help businesses generate revenue and scale returns from digital platforms.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/5/2021 via BusinessWire

Blue Cypress, acquired BuzzShift

synopsis: BuzzShift, an industry-leading full-service growth marketing agency and business consultancy servicing a portfolio of clients nationwide, announced it has been acquired by New Orleans-based Blue Cypress, a family of companies that launches new brands and acquires existing businesses as a part of their evergreen, or long-term, investment strategy.
buyer: Blue Cypress
Blue Cypress is a family of companies that launches new brands and acquires existing businesses as a part of their evergreen, or long-term, investment strategy. "
target: BuzzShift
Founded in 2010, BuzzShift is a full-service growth marketing agency and business consultancy specializing in creating long-term, sustainable growth for start-up, scaling, and industry-leading e-commerce brands.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/3/2021 via Company Press Release

Phoenix Innovate, acquired Avanzado

synopsis: Phoenix Innovate, a marketing firm that helps organizations big and small solve their business problems, has acquired Avanzado LLC, a vertically integrated marketing company. Avanzado produces data driven, targeted communications to grow their customer's business. They offer services for direct mail, e-marketing, microsites, and more.
buyer: Phoenix Innovate
Phoenix Innovate is a marketing firm that helps organizations big and small solve their business problems. Phoenix Innovate focuses on understanding, finding and keeping audiences. They create transformative strategies and tactics that will resonate with their client's audience. "
target: Avanzado
Avanzado is a vertically integrated marketing company. Avanzado produces data driven, targeted communications to grow their customer's business. They specialize in digital solutions, data management, and creative services. They offer services for direct mail, e-marketing, microsites, and more.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 2/3/2021 via GlobeNewswire

AudienceX, acquired Bigbuzz Marketing Group

synopsis: AudienceX, the largest independent trading desk built for performance marketers and agencies, announced that it has finalized its acquisition of New York-based online marketing agency Bigbuzz Marketing Group.
buyer: AudienceX
AudienceX is a digital advertising partner for brands and agencies. They offer strategic, unbiased, omnichannel performance solutions, and create value for their clients by delivering a combination of high-impact creative, and innovative technology, to help them effectively acquire customers. "
target: Bigbuzz Marketing Group
Bigbuzz Marketing Group is a bold collection of talented professionals on a mission to create inspired solutions that build brands, move merchandise, and change lives. They are digital sponges that soak up everything new in this constantly changing universe of technology.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/27/2021 via PR Newswire

ContextLink, acquired Ambassador

synopsis: i2H has acquired Ambassador, a "Refer-a-Friend" platform that empowers marketers to increase customers, referrals, and revenue by leveraging word-of-mouth. Ambassador will operate as part of i2H's ContextLink, an end-to-end platform that gives brands the ability to personalize to their customer in their loyalty, reward, and offer programs.
buyer: ContextLink
ContextLink is an end-to-end platform that gives brands the ability to personalize to their customer in their loyalty, reward, and offer programs. It provides the Customer Data Platform (CDP) that connects people, data, and devices into a Graph Identity Engine across the digital and physical world. "
target parent: Apollo Global Management
target: Ambassador
Ambassador empowers marketers to increase customers, referrals, and revenue by leveraging the power of word-of-mouth. Their flexible referral marketing software automates the process of enrolling, tracking, rewarding, and managing customers, affiliates, influencers, partners, and fans.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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closed 1/27/2021 via Company Press Release

Integrate Agency LLC, acquired BriteIdea Marketing Group

synopsis: Integrate Agency, a full-service digital and traditional marketing agency, has acquired BriteIdea Marketing Group, an Austin-based digital marketing group. The acquisition will further the integrated suite of traditional, digital and social media services offered by Integrate Agency throughout Texas.
buyer: Integrate Agency LLC
Integrate is an award-winning, full-service PR, social media, and marketing agency. Integrate's services include Pay-Per-Click (PPC), Display Advertising & Remarketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Content Marketing, Email Marketing, Amazon Marketplace, and Local Marketing. "
target: BriteIdea Marketing Group
BriteIdea Marketing is a full-service digital marketing and advertising agency with over 25 years of combined experience. BriteIdea specializes in working with small-to-medium-sized businesses to enhance their digital marketing and advertising efforts.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/21/2021 via Company Press Release

Co.Mark S.p.A., will acquire Queryo Advance S.R.L.

synopsis: Co.Mark S.p.A., subsidiary of Tinexta Group, finalized an agreement with the shareholders of Queryo, a digital agency that offers campaign planning and management services, to enter the company's share capital, evaluating the 60% stake on the basis of cash free/debt free of approximately 8.75 million euros.
buyer parent: Tinexta S.p.A.
buyer: Co.Mark S.p.A.
Co.Mark, Tinexta Group's company, based in Italy, offers temporary export management services: a new way to produce sales in Italy and abroad. Co.Mark provides the most effective solutions for those who want to start selling abroad or strengthen their commercial coverage. "
target: Queryo Advance S.R.L.
Queryo Advance S.R.L., based in Italy, is a digital agency, that offers campaign planning and management services for digital ADV, search engine marketing, search engine advertising, and search engine optimization; social media marketing; and re-marketing and advanced web analytics.
price ($mm)
$9.13*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

Stritmedia, acquired Fleapo

synopsis: Stritmedia, an Indian company that operates in the Ad & News Media house + affiliate marketing sector, has acquired Fleapo Pvt Ltd, an IT solutions provider in India that specializes in web and app development. Fleapo creates interactive mobile apps and impactful websites to help their clients build powerful brands.
buyer: Stritmedia
Stritmedia is an Indian company that operates in the Ad & News Media house + affiliate marketing sector. Stritmedia was founded by Pawan Rai, an Indian entrepreneur that has experience in blogging, e-commerce, and marketing. "
target: Fleapo
Fleapo is an IT solutions provider in India that specializes in web and app development. Fleapo offers custom app development and internet marketing services. They create interactive mobile apps and impactful websites to help their clients build powerful brands.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/9/2020 via Company Press Release

Healthware Group S.r.l., acquired Make Helsinki Oy

synopsis: Healthware, an Italian consultancy and digital health group, has acquired Finland-based digital service development and creative agency Make Helsinki. With the acquisition, Healthware strengthens its geographical coverage with the creation of a hub dedicated to the Nordics and Baltics region.
buyer: Healthware Group S.r.l.
Healthware is a next-generation integrated consulting group and a global leader in digital and healthcare communications. Healthware offers a unique range of services combining design, strategy, communication, and innovation with technology and corporate venturing. "
target: Make Helsinki Oy
Finland-based Make Helsinki is a team of innovators aiming to deliver cutting-edge results. The company uses digital strategy, design, and technology to create products and services that meet its client’s needs, including mobile apps, creative design, creative design, digital marketing, and more.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 12/9/2020 via BusinessWire

Bounteous, acquired FortyFour

synopsis: Bounteous, a leading digital transformation agency, has acquired FortyFour, a commerce and customer experience agency in Atlanta. With the addition of FortyFour, Bounteous deepens its global expertise in leveraging Magento to help brands create best-in-class commerce solutions from experience to integration.
buyer: Bounteous
Bounteous creates big-picture digital solutions that help companies deliver transformational digital brand experiences. With expertise in Strategy, Experience Design, Solutions Engineering, Analytics, and Marketing, Bounteous partners with clients to envision, design and build their digital futures."
target: FortyFour
FortyFour is a full-service digital agency that helps global brands design and build platforms and campaigns that engage customers at every point in the journey to create lasting business value. FortyFour elevates the customer experience and leverages technology to create meaningful interactions.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 12/3/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Infectious Media merged with Kepler Group,

synopsis: Infectious Media, one of the firms that has powered the digital advertising revolution in Europe, announced that it is joining Kepler Group, the US-based digital marketing pioneer that sits within the kyu Collective alongside companies such as IDEO, Sid Lee and SY Partners.
buyer parent: Hakuhodo DY Holdings, Inc.
buyer: Kepler Group
Kepler Group is an independent provider of digital and database services to Fortune 500 clients in the financial services, travel, retail and other industries. Utilizing its proprietary Kepler Intelligence Platform, the company actively manages client programs in over two dozen countries worldwide. "
target: Infectious Media
Infectious Media is a digital media specialist with offices in London and Singapore. The firm manages digital media activation for clients across display, social, search, video, and programmatic channels like connected TV and programmatic out-of-home.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ryan Ray, acquired The Westmark Group

synopsis: The Westmark Group, a New York-based digital marketing agency, has been acquired by Ryan Ray, a Texas entrepreneur and investor. With the acquisition, The Westmark Group has more resources, funding, and the ability to hire top experts in order to help their clients grow and succeed.
buyer: Ryan Ray
Ryan Ray is a Texas entrepreneur and investor. He is the president and CEO of The Ray Tax Group, an attorney at The Ray Law Group, and an advocate for public education on the Crowley ISD School Board. "
target: The Westmark Group
The Westmark Group is a digital marketing firm dedicated to creating, implementing, and executing strategic digital marketing strategies. The firm's specialties include brand and product development, paid advertising and remarketing, search engine optimization (SEO), campaign optimization, and more.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

Kagool, acquired Delete Digital Marketing Limited

synopsis: Digital agency Kagool, one of the UK’s only independent Sitecore Platinum Partners, announces its acquisition of Delete, a multi-award-winning digital experience agency, as part of Kagool’s growth strategy to become the leader in marketing technology and digital experience.
buyer: Kagool
Digital agency Kagool is one of the UK’s only independent Sitecore Platinum Partners. Kagool offers digital design and build specialism in the Sitecore DXP platform, as well as extensive services across CX, digital strategy, performance marketing and CRO. "
target: Delete Digital Marketing Limited
Delete is a multi-award-winning digital experience agency. Delete helps clients with digital transformation, and works with the likes of The Open, Guinness Pro14 Rugby, Biffa and Southampton Football Club.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/15/2020 via Company Press Release

GlynnDevins, acquired Linkmedia 360

synopsis: GlynnDevins, the leading technology-enabled marketing agency serving the senior living category, has acquired Linkmedia 360, a data-driven, digital marketing company. Linkmedia 360 creates and implements comprehensive lead generation programs using digital, social, mobile and traditional media channels.
buyer parent: CIP Capital
buyer: GlynnDevins
GlynnDevins is the leader in senior living marketing solutions. Their research-based brand development process, targeted digital advertising programs and metrics-based campaign strategies continue to be core service offerings within the agency. "
target: Linkmedia 360
Linkmedia 360 is a data-driven, digital marketing company. Linkmedia 360 creates and implements comprehensive lead generation programs using digital, social, mobile and traditional media channels. Their vast array of marketing services include SEO, paid media, email, web development and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Hero Corporation Pty Ltd, acquired B.B.E

synopsis: Hero, a marketing agency holding group in Australia, has acquired B.B.E, an Australian marketing agency. B.B.E works with startups and corporates to drive growth through creative technology. They offer strategic consultancy, digital marketing, PR, advertising, and video production services.
buyer: Hero Corporation Pty Ltd
Hero is a marketing agency holding group in Australia. The group is owned by Ben Lilley, an Australian creative entrepreneur and private investor. Hero's network of agencies is comprised of McCann Australia, The Red Republic, SMART, Red Engine SCC and JSA Creative. "
target: B.B.E
B.B.E is an Australian marketing agency. B.B.E works with startups and corporates to drive growth through creative technology. They offer strategic consultancy, digital marketing, PR, advertising, and video production services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/7/2020 via PR Newswire

Rightpoint, acquired Something Digital

synopsis: Rightpoint has acquired Something Digital, a premier interactive agency. The addition of Something Digital's deep commerce expertise to Rightpoint's customer experience leadership, will further enable the company's ability to drive experience-led transformation at scale for clients across industries.
buyer parent: Genpact Ltd
buyer: Rightpoint
Rightpoint, a Genpact company, is a global experience leader. From whiteboard to roll-out, Rightpoint helps its clients embed experience across their operations from front to back offices to accelerate digital transformation through a human-centric lens. "
target: Something Digital
Something Digital is a premier interactive agency specializing in ecommerce website design, digital strategy, and user experience. Something Digital offers strategic, creative solutions that help clients grow their business.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 9/30/2020 via BusinessWire

Acceleration Community of Companies, acquired Stripe Theory

synopsis: Acceleration Community of Companies (ACC) has acquired Stripe Theory, an Atlanta-based, data-fueled, strategic marketing agency. The addition of Stripe Theory will empower ACC to help its clients go beyond data to uncover insights and strategies that measurably and cost-effectively grow and protect brands.
buyer: Acceleration Community of Companies
ACC is a community of cutting-edge media, marketing, and communications companies that help clients move efficiently with their branding, marketing, and media decisions and action. ACC ensures all agencies are tech-enabled, utilizing data and analytics to drive maximum results for clients. "
target: Stripe Theory
Stripe Theory is a data-fueled digital agency delivering breakthrough insights through data automation and marketing innovation. The company uses its unique advantage in state-of-the-art research and analytics, digital technology, 360-monitoring, and deep-data analysis to protect and grow brands.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/23/2020 via BusinessWire

Barrington Media Group, acquired Blackbird Garage

synopsis: Barrington Media Group, a portfolio company of Fort Point Capital, has acquired Blackbird Garage, a performance digital growth agency based in Chicago, Illinois that specializes in direct response advertising primarily for retail and ecommerce brands. They specialize in profitable customer acquisition for brands, e-commerce, and CPG.
buyer parent: Fort Point Capital
buyer: Barrington Media Group
Located in Shelton, Connecticut, Barrington Media Group (BMG) is a technology-enabled marketing services business that focuses on direct response advertisements in traditional media channels, including television, audio and direct mail. "
target: Blackbird Garage
Blackbird Garage is a performance digital growth agency based in Chicago, Illinois that specializes in direct response advertising primarily for retail and ecommerce brands. They specialize in profitable customer acquisition for brands, e-commerce, and CPG.
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year
2018
rev ($mm)
$164.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.56
EBIT ($mm)
$3.74
Net Income ($mm)
$3.30
Employees
313
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALNBT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetBooster Group
NetBooster Group
NetBooster is a leading independent European agency in digital performance marketing that makes its comprehensive expertise of digital marketing available to its clients to achieve the best possible performance for their investments.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$155.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.43
EBIT ($mm)
$4.88
Net Income ($mm)
$0.42
Employees
571
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Ticker: AIM:INTQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
InternetQ PLC
InternetQ PLC
InternetQ is one of the world's most successful Mobile, Social & APP-based service providers. Their disruptive mobile marketing, rich media and advertising platforms enable clients to profitably engage with the emerging social entertainment ecosystem.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$151.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.25
EBIT ($mm)
$12.92
Net Income ($mm)
$11.84
Employees
155
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