Like mSnap, Inc.

closed 9/29/2010 via PR Newswire

Marketron, acquired mSnap, Inc.

synopsis: Marketron, the leading provider of business software solutions and services for the media industry, announced that it has acquired mSnap, the largest broadcast-based mobile advertising network in the U.S. and a leading provider of mobile advertising solutions.
buyer parent: Wicks Group of Companies
buyer: Marketron
Marketron is the leading provider of business software solutions and services for the media industry. Marketron's traffic, digital, business intelligence and exchange platform and services drive innovation to create new growth opportunities that produce the maximum value for clients. "
target parent: SmartReply, Inc.
target: mSnap, Inc.
mSnap is a leading Mobile Ad Network, enabled by a Platform for Broadcasters and Advertisers to easily create and manage mobile campaigns in real-time. The platform capabilities includes SMS, MMS, and WAP functionality with superior reporting and analytics.
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closed 9/9/2020 via PR Newswire

inMarket Media LLC, acquired NinthDecimal

synopsis: InMarket, the leader in 360° consumer intelligence and real-time activation, has acquired assets from NinthDecimal, a pioneer in location-based attribution and analytics. NinthDecimal harnesses location data to build a precise understanding of consumers' physical-world behavior.
buyer: inMarket Media LLC
inMarket is the leader in digital advertising for the physical world. inMarket uses verified, real-time data from first-party integrations with the world's most popular apps to identify and engage consumers at every stage of the shopping cycle. "
target: NinthDecimal
NinthDecimal is the marketing platform powered by location data. It harnesses this data to build a precise understanding of consumers' physical-world behavior. Clients activate this customer intelligence through audience targeting, measurement, insights, and data licensing solutions.
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announced 7/17/2017 via Reuters

Taptica, will acquire Adinnovation Inc.

synopsis: Mobile advertising firm Taptica said it agreed to acquire 57 percent of Adinnovation Inc in cash, the first Israeli acquisition of a Japanese mobile ad company. Adinnovation is the leader in Japan's smartphone advertising industry.
buyer: Taptica (AIM:TAP:$289.31)
Taptica is a global end-to-end mobile advertising platform that helps top brands reach their most valuable users with the widest range of traffic sources available, including social. Their proprietary technology leverages big data, and combined with machine learning, enables quality media targeting."
target: Adinnovation Inc.
Established in 2010, Adinnovation is the leader in Japan's smartphone advertising industry. The company specializes in smartphone application and mobile advertising marketing promotion, implementation, management, tracking, and media site monetization.
price ($mm)
$4.28*
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closed 1/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

Somoto Ltd., acquired Terser Tude Ltd.

synopsis: Somoto Ltd., a company that helps thousands of software developers and website owners generate income, buys Terser Tude Ltd., a global network offering cutting edge mobile, web and video advertising solutions.
buyer: Somoto Ltd. (TASE:SMTO:$29.63)
Somoto Inc. was founded in 2009 by experienced web and shareware industry entrepreneurs, Somoto has been in the forefront of the internet monetization industry, helping thousands of software developers and website owners to generate income for their traffic. "
target: Terser Tude Ltd.
TerserTude is a global network offering cutting edge mobile, web and video advertising solutions. Their goal is to help advertisers reach quality users in global target markets by using the latest technological tools available in today's growing mobile markets.
price ($mm)
$3.29
rev ($mm)
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closed 10/26/2011 via BNC Analysis

Call Genie USA Inc., acquired UpSNAP, Inc.

synopsis: Call Genie Inc., a leading provider of mobile search and advertising solutions, has closed its previously announced acquisition of the assets of UpSNAP Services, LLC in a cash-and-stock transaction. UpSNAP is a provider of free mobile search and content services.
buyer: Call Genie USA Inc.
Call Genie is a leading provider of mobile search and advertising solutions. Call Genie helps advertisers, agencies, carriers and publishers to increase revenue by offering localized, search and advertising capabilities that connect buyers and sellers. "
target: UpSNAP, Inc.
UpSNAP, Inc. is a provider of free mobile search and content services. As the first company to address mobile search, UpSNAP has built its technology platform from the ground up with specific focus on the unique challenges of providing a usable and functional mobile search experience.
price ($mm)
$0.40
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closed 9/22/2011 via GlobeNewswire

Velti plc, acquired CASEE

synopsis: Velti plc, a leading global provider of mobile marketing and advertising technology, has signed a definitive agreement to consummate the previously announced acquisition of the remaining interest in CASEE. CASEE is the largest mobile ad exchange and mobile ad network in China.
buyer: Velti plc (VELT:$189.20)
Velti is a global provider of mobile marketing and advertising technology and solutions that enable brands, advertising agencies, mobile operators and media to implement highly targeted, interactive and measurable campaigns by communicating with and engaging consumers via their mobile devices. "
target: CASEE
CASEE is the largest mobile ad exchange and mobile ad network in China. The company was founded in 2006 by CEO Xin Ye and a team of successful technology entrepreneurs.
price ($mm)
$8.40*
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closed 12/13/2010 via BusinessWire

Undertone, Inc., acquired WWN

synopsis: Undertone announced it has acquired WWN, a digital representation firm that helps global brands connect with audiences on the world’s best websites. The acquisition unifies two organizations that are known for providing advertisers with premium reach on quality sites and gives publishers a unique opportunity to monetize both locally and globally.
buyer: Undertone, Inc.
Undertone delivers quality display and video experiences for advertisers, publishers and the audiences they serve. Undertone’s Digital Advertising Suite™ is a unified platform that supports targeting, optimization and reporting across multiple formats. "
target: WWN
Founded in 2003, WWN is a European digital representation firm, headquartered in Paris, France. WWN has relationships with hundreds of leading professional news and information publishing partners in more than 40 countries. Clients include premier brands and agencies across Europe.
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closed 2/11/2010 via BusinessWire

Techs Loanstar, Inc., merged with ZenZuu USA, Inc.

synopsis: Techs Loanstar, Inc. announced that it has closed its acquisition of social networking site ZenZuu USA, Inc. (“ZZUSA”). Techs plans on ceasing all operations relating to its historical business and has adopted the business plan of ZZUSA.
buyer: Techs Loanstar, Inc. (TCLN:$0.00)
Techs Loanstar, Inc., a Nevada company, was initially organized to provide loan management service and software for the equity and payday loan industry. Upon completion of the reverse merger with ZenZuu Techs Loanstar will cease all operations. "
target: ZenZuu USA, Inc.
Zenzuu is a social network that provides its users with the opportunity to keep in touch with a massive global community anytime, anywhere while making money in an Ad Revenue Sharing program.
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announced 9/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

REV Media Group, will acquire iMedia Asia Sdn Bhd

synopsis: Rev Asia Bhd has agreed to acquire iMedia, a Malaysian digital media company focusing on content, technology and social influencer marketing. iMedia owns and represents some digital properties which have a combined reach of over 8 million Malaysians monthly. 
buyer parent: Media Prima Bhd
buyer: REV Media Group (KLSE:REV:$0.00)
REV Media Group (Rev Asia Bhd) is the leading digital publisher in Malaysia, representing over 30 top authority brands with an extensive distribution network that reaches out to more than 15 million people each month, about 75% of Malaysia’s internet population. "
target: iMedia Asia Sdn Bhd
Based in Malaysia and backed by Catcha Group, iMedia is a new digital media company operated by a team of experienced media specialists. iMedia sells media advertising solutions for popular local language sites and social influencer platforms.
price ($mm)
$9.55
rev ($mm)
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closed 6/2/2016 via BNC Analysis

WhiteSmoke Software Ltd, acquired GMS Digital Ltd.

synopsis: WhiteSmoke has acquired GMS Digital to get a foothold in the growing field of video advertising. GMS Digital was founded in 2014 and offers advertisers and content owners in mobile and desktop monetization technology and advanced optimization services.
buyer: WhiteSmoke Software Ltd (TASE:WSMK:$10.34)
WhiteSmoke is a leading company in the field of English writing technologies, with a focus on products that enhance and correct grammar, spelling, and writing style. Their products are based on natural language processing technology, featuring artificial intelligence algorithms for text analysis. "
target: GMS Digital Ltd.
GMS Digital is a provider of digital video advertising solutions. They are an online advertising network that enables advertisers and agencies to target audiences through publishers using modern technologies and methods.
price ($mm)
$1.20
rev ($mm)
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closed 5/27/2014 via PR Newswire

RapidFire, acquired IGA Worldwide

synopsis: RapidFire, the #1 in-game advertising network, announced the acquisition of IGA Worldwide's proprietary technology for delivering real-time advertisements inside of video games.
buyer: RapidFire
RapidFire is the World's largest in-game advertising company, founded in the fall of 2011 and is headquartered in Vancouver. The company enables advertisers to target millions of highly engaged consumers playing video games across a wide range of gaming platforms and genres. "
target: IGA Worldwide
IGA serves advertisers and video game publishers looking to include marketing messages within console and PC games. IGA’s roster of publisher partners includes Electronic Arts, Valve, and Atari among others.
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closed 3/1/2012 via BusinessWire

Inuvo, Inc., acquired Vertro, Inc.

synopsis: Inuvo, Inc., an online marketing technology and services company and Vertro, Inc., an online advertising and search company and the owner of the ALOT™ Internet product portfolio, announced the closing of their merger.
buyer: Inuvo, Inc. (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo®, Inc. is an Internet company proficient at delivering clicks, leads and sales to advertisers through targeting that utilizes unique data and sophisticated analytics. The Company operates as two business segments: Performance Marketing and Web Properties. "
target: Vertro, Inc. (VTRO:$35.89)
Vertro, Inc. is an Internet company that owns and operates the ALOT product portfolio. ALOT offers two primary products to consumers: ALOT Home, a homepage product, and ALOT Appbar, a piece of software that integrates into users' web browsers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$19 [$15]
rev ($mm)
$32
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/18/2010 via Market Wire

Cyberplex Inc., acquired Tsavo Media

synopsis: Cyberplex Inc. a global leader in performance-based online marketing and technology solutions announced that it successfully completed its previously announced acquisition of leading online media publisher, Tsavo Media, in a transaction valued at US$75 million.
buyer: Cyberplex Inc. (CYPXF:$106.86)
Cyberplex Inc. leverages its proprietary affiliate network, robust advertising relationships and experience, along with technology design, development and solutions specialists to develop and implement web-based programs and solutions that have a proven record in delivering results. "
target: Tsavo Media
Consumer sites, informational properties and social media blogs in the Tsavo portfolio focus on categories such as technology, finance, education, home & garden and lifestyles. Tsavo websites offer helpful facts and guidance, news, commentary and professional services to the millions of people.
price ($mm)
$76
rev ($mm)
$110
EBITDA ($mm)
$17
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
4.5x
closed 1/5/2004 via BusinessWire

FINDWHAT.COM, acquired Miva Corporation

synopsis: FindWhat.com (Nasdaq:FWHT), a leading developer and provider of performance-based marketing services for the Internet, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Miva Corporation, a leading supplier of e-commerce software and services to small and medium-sized businesses.
buyer: FINDWHAT.COM (VTRO:$35.89)
Vertro, Inc. is a software and technology company that owns and operates the ALOT product portfolio. ALOT's products are designed to 'Make the Internet Easy' by enhancing the way consumers engage with content online. "
target: Miva Corporation (VTRO:$35.89)
Vertro, Inc. is a software and technology company that owns and operates the ALOT product portfolio. ALOT's products are designed to 'Make the Internet Easy' by enhancing the way consumers engage with content online.
price ($mm)
$8.00
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/14/2013 via Market Wire

Next Net Media, acquired The Hoth

synopsis: The HOTH, an outsourced SEO link building solution for online marketing agencies and SEO professionals, has been acquired by Next Net Media, a leader in webmaster services with holdings including Backlinks.com, SEOParking.com and SearchRankings.net.
buyer: Next Net Media
Next Net Media is an online media company specializing in creating web site properties that offer a range of online services in the SEO industry. "
target: The Hoth
The HOTH takes the drudgery and inefficiency out of SEO link building for professional SEOs. The HOTH has served nearly 2,000 SEO organizations in over 10,000 campaigns to date.
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closed 10/8/2009 via BusinessWire

Burst! Media, acquired Giant Realm, Inc.

synopsis: Burst Media, a leading provider of advertising representation, services and technology to independent Web Publishers, announced that the company has completed the acquisition of the business and assets of New York-based Giant Realm, Inc.
buyer: Burst! Media
Burst Media is a leading provider of advertising representation, services and technology to independent Web Publishers. Burst Media enables advertisers to reach finely segmented, engaged consumers as they visit Burst’s extensive number of interest-based sub-channels. "
target: Giant Realm, Inc.
Giant Realm is a leading online media company that targets the tough to reach male 18-34 year old demographic by delivering original, high-quality content from respected voices in the hottest areas of entertainment - including gaming, film, television, humor, music and gadgets.
price ($mm)
$2.50
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closed 10/8/2007 via PR Newswire

Nokia Corporation, acquired Enpocket

synopsis: Nokia has completed its acquisition of Enpocket, a global leader in mobile advertising providing technology and services that allow brands to plan, create, execute, measure and optimize mobile advertising campaigns around the world.
buyer: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging. "
target: Enpocket
Enpocket, based in Boston, provides technology and services that allow clients, including MasterCard Inc., PepsiCo Inc. and Vodafone Group PLC, to offer mobile advertising through various formats such as mobile phone text messages and on the Internet.
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closed 6/9/2010 via BusinessWire

CrowdGather, Inc., acquired ADISN, Inc.

synopsis: One of the leading networks of forum communities on the Internet, CrowdGather, announced that it has acquired Adisn, a next generation Digital Ad Agency that uses relationship data from the social web to enhance targeting, for $5.5 million, the largest acquisition in CrowdGather’s history.
buyer: CrowdGather, Inc. (CRWG:$1.69)
With its growing portfolio of special interest forums and enthusiast message board communities, CrowdGather has created a centralized network to benefit forum members, forum owners and forum advertisers. "
target: ADISN, Inc.
Adisn is a next generation Digital Ad Agency that uses relationship data from the social web to enhance targeting. Adisn has proven that the aggregate of web conversations, web profiles, online blogs, and behavior create millions of relationships between seemingly unrelated topics.
price ($mm)
$4.44
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
9.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/9/2019 via PR Web

Prodege, LLC, acquired InboxDollars.com

synopsis: Prodege, LLC, an internet and media company that rewards its members with cash and free gift cards, announced that it has acquired leading rewards company CotterWeb Enterprises, Inc., which operates the rewards sites InboxDollars.com and SendEarnings.com, DailyRewards.com and InboxPounds.co.uk.
buyer: Prodege, LLC
Prodege is an internet and media company that rewards its members with cash and free gift cards. Prodege is comprised of four consumer brands; Swagbucks, MyPoints, ShopAtHome, and InboxDollars, which deliver engaging content and valuable rewards to more than 100 million members worldwide. "
target: InboxDollars.com
InboxDollars is an online rewards club that pays members cash for their online and mobile activities. Along with SendEarnings.com, InboxPounds.co.uk and DailyRewards.com, InboxDollars connects consumers and advertisers in a way that benefits both.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/30/2017 via BusinessWire

Dex Media, Inc., acquired YP Holdings LLC

synopsis: Dex Media, Inc. announced that it has acquired YP Holdings, a leading marketing solutions and search platform provider and publisher of the Real Yellow Pages® and YP.com. The combined company, to be called DexYP, provides local business automation software and digital and print marketing products.
buyer: Dex Media, Inc. (DXM:$1,207.64)
Dex Media is a marketing solutions leader trusted by local business clients nationwide. They’re committed to helping their clients create & grow their customer relationships by providing a custom mix of marketing solutions that include websites, print, mobile, social media & search engine marketing."
target parent: Cerberus Capital Management
target: YP Holdings LLC
YP is a media company dedicated to connecting local businesses with a ready-to-buy audience. With more than 60 million visitors each month in the US, YP is the original source people use to find and connect with local businesses, from the popular YP app, to yellowpages.com and The Real Yellow Pages.
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closed 9/29/2010 via PR Newswire

Marketron, acquired mSnap, Inc.

synopsis: Marketron, the leading provider of business software solutions and services for the media industry, announced that it has acquired mSnap, the largest broadcast-based mobile advertising network in the U.S. and a leading provider of mobile advertising solutions.
buyer parent: Wicks Group of Companies
buyer: Marketron
Marketron is the leading provider of business software solutions and services for the media industry. Marketron's traffic, digital, business intelligence and exchange platform and services drive innovation to create new growth opportunities that produce the maximum value for clients. "
target parent: SmartReply, Inc.
target: mSnap, Inc.
mSnap is a leading Mobile Ad Network, enabled by a Platform for Broadcasters and Advertisers to easily create and manage mobile campaigns in real-time. The platform capabilities includes SMS, MMS, and WAP functionality with superior reporting and analytics.
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closed 3/23/2009 via BusinessWire

SmartReply, Inc., acquired mSnap, Inc.

synopsis: SmartReply, North America’s leader in mobile marketing for top retail brands, announced the acquisition of mSnap, the largest SMS mobile advertising network in the United States. SmartReply now controls the most powerful SMS advertising platform for brand retailers and marketers today, unmatched in reach and scalability.
buyer: SmartReply, Inc.
SmartReply is North America’s largest provider of mobile marketing services for top retail brands, and controls the nation’s largest SMS mobile advertising network with over 1,150 radio, print, and cable television station partners, and the ability of reaching 200+ million mobile users per week. "
target: mSnap, Inc.
mSnap is a leading Mobile Ad Network, enabled by a Platform for Broadcasters and Advertisers to easily create and manage mobile campaigns in real-time. The platform capabilities includes SMS, MMS, and WAP functionality with superior reporting and analytics.
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closed 1/17/2018 via PR Newswire

Diversis Capital, acquired Marketron

synopsis: Diversis Capital, a North American private equity firm with a focus on carve-outs and standalone deals within the lower and middle markets, has acquired Marketron, the leading provider of revenue management and audience engagement software for media companies.
buyer: Diversis Capital
Founded in 2013, Diversis Capital LLC is a North American private equity firm with a focus on carve-outs and standalone deals within the lower and middle markets that require both sharp financial acumen and operational expertise to obtain success. "
target parent: Wicks Group of Companies
target: Marketron
Marketron is the media industry's leading provider of business software solutions and services specializing in revenue management and audience engagement. The Marketron Mediascape platform streamlines operational efficiencies through a web-based platform that is open for partner integrations.
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closed 10/4/2012 via PR Newswire

Marketron, acquired Emmis Interactive

synopsis: Marketron announced the acquisition of Emmis Interactive from Emmis Communications Corporation. Emmis Interactive's software and services, including the BaseStation®, GeoStation® and Guidable® brands, will become a part of Marketron Interactive, a growing division of data analytics and reporting products serving the media industry.
buyer parent: Wicks Group of Companies
buyer: Marketron
Marketron is the leading provider of business software solutions and services for the media industry. Marketron's traffic, digital, business intelligence and exchange platform and services drive innovation to create new growth opportunities that produce the maximum value for clients. "
target parent: Emmis Communications Corporation
target: Emmis Interactive
Emmis Interactive provides the platform, tools, and consulting services to empower the reinvention of local media. They support hundreds of sites and sales initiatives for numerous clients across broadcasting, publishing, and affinity/special interest brands.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/29/2010 via PR Newswire

Marketron, acquired mSnap, Inc.

synopsis: Marketron, the leading provider of business software solutions and services for the media industry, announced that it has acquired mSnap, the largest broadcast-based mobile advertising network in the U.S. and a leading provider of mobile advertising solutions.
buyer parent: Wicks Group of Companies
buyer: Marketron
Marketron is the leading provider of business software solutions and services for the media industry. Marketron's traffic, digital, business intelligence and exchange platform and services drive innovation to create new growth opportunities that produce the maximum value for clients. "
target parent: SmartReply, Inc.
target: mSnap, Inc.
mSnap is a leading Mobile Ad Network, enabled by a Platform for Broadcasters and Advertisers to easily create and manage mobile campaigns in real-time. The platform capabilities includes SMS, MMS, and WAP functionality with superior reporting and analytics.
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closed 6/8/2007 via BusinessWire

The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C., acquired Marketron International

synopsis: Internet Capital Group announced the acquisition of its partner company, Marketron International, by an affiliate of The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C., a private equity firm focused on selected segments of the communications, information and media industries. The sale was consummated on June 8, 2007.
buyer: The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C.
The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C. is a New York based private equity firm that invests in selected segments of the communications, information and media industries. "
target parent: Internet Capital Group, Inc.
target: Marketron International
Marketron International is a leading provider of broadcast management solutions for the radio, television and cable industries. Marketron’s fully integrated suite of sales, traffic, finance and business intelligence solutions automates workflow from proposal to billing.
price ($mm)
$37
rev ($mm)
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closed 1/17/2018 via PR Newswire

Diversis Capital, acquired Marketron

synopsis: Diversis Capital, a North American private equity firm with a focus on carve-outs and standalone deals within the lower and middle markets, has acquired Marketron, the leading provider of revenue management and audience engagement software for media companies.
buyer: Diversis Capital
Founded in 2013, Diversis Capital LLC is a North American private equity firm with a focus on carve-outs and standalone deals within the lower and middle markets that require both sharp financial acumen and operational expertise to obtain success. "
target parent: Wicks Group of Companies
target: Marketron
Marketron is the media industry's leading provider of business software solutions and services specializing in revenue management and audience engagement. The Marketron Mediascape platform streamlines operational efficiencies through a web-based platform that is open for partner integrations.
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closed 12/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

Zenterio AB, acquired Adscribe

synopsis: TV technology and services provider Zenterio has acquired the remaining 75% of UK based ad-tech and analytics company Adscribe. AdScribe help TV operators to better understand their customers and in the process open up new revenue opportunities through data and advertising.
buyer: Zenterio AB
Zenterio provides an independent OS for interactive TV aimed at creating an industry standard. Zenterio also offers an intuitive multiscreen UI, a powerful Data Analytics solution, Consulting Services and additional Value Added Services to TV operators. "
target: Adscribe
AdScribe help TV operators to better understand their customers and in the process open up new revenue opportunities through data and advertising. Their cloud-based big data platform facilitates the collection and analysis of TV viewing data across multiple devices.
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announced 10/23/2020 via BusinessWire

iHeartMedia, Inc., will acquire Voxnest

synopsis: iHeartMedia, the No. 1 audio company in America and the No. 1 commercial podcast publisher globally, will acquire Voxnest, the leading consolidated marketplace for podcasts and the best-in-class provider of podcast analytics, enterprise publishing tools, programmatic integration, and targeted ad serving.
buyer: iHeartMedia, Inc. (OTCPK:IHRT.Q:$3,038.76)
iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month. The company’s services include more than 850 live broadcast stations in over 160 markets nationwide and is available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices. "
target: Voxnest
Voxnest provides professional solutions for podcasters and brands looking to engage with listeners. The company's comprehensive tools for podcast creation, distribution, management, measurement, monetization, and advertising include Spreaker, Spreaker Enterprise, and Dynamo.
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closed 2/25/2017 via BNC Analysis

The Nielsen Company, Inc., acquired Rhiza

synopsis: Global data firm Nielsen Holdings is acquiring Rhiza Inc., a Shadyside-based company that provides media and consumer analytics software. Rhiza’s web-based advertising research and sales tools make Big Data actionable for the media industry, increasing revenue for both media companies and advertisers.
buyer: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,290.00)
Nielsen is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers watch and buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content is consumed. "
target: Rhiza
Rhiza’s web-based advertising research and sales tools make Big Data actionable for the media industry, increasing revenue for both media companies and advertisers. Media publishers use Rhiza to arm their salespeople with better tools for selling premium advertising.
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closed 1/9/2013 via Company Press Release

Quantcast Corporation, acquired MakeGood

synopsis: Quantcast has acquired MakeGood, a software company focusing on reconciliation and reporting of digital advertising campaigns. Founded in 2009 and based in Seattle, MakeGood started out with a simple mission: build great software to process and report on the success of ad campaigns.
buyer: Quantcast Corporation
Quantcast helps advertisers and publishers better understand, find and access targeted audiences in real-time. Marketers use Quantcast to amplify their targeting and reach consumers who look just like their best performing customers with unprecedented performance and scale. "
target: MakeGood
For companies selling advertising (major websites and ad networks) MakeGood provides an online service which automatically downloads their advertising data, pairs data from different sources and provides easy-to-use reporting and analytics.
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closed 1/23/2012 via PE Hub

Tremor Video, purchased InPlay from TubeMogul

synopsis: Tremor Video, the largest independent online video advertising technology company, and TubeMogul, the fastest-growing media buying platform for video advertising, announced that Tremor Video has purchased InPlay, TubeMogul’s industry-leading video analytics for publishers.
buyer: Tremor Video (TRMR:$166.76)
Tremor Video is a provider of in-stream video advertising solutions. The company leverages its decisioning engine, innovative video ad formats and publisher technology to deliver the campaign results and scale advertisers should expect from digital video. "
seller: TubeMogul (TUBE:$212.05)
InPlay helps publishers understand real-time engagement, viewership and performance data, and is relied on daily by hundreds of top media companies, video platforms and content creators.
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closed 1/20/2016 via Company Press Release

Efficio merged with ShareBuilders,

synopsis: ShareBuilders, Inc., the leading provider of yield management solutions for the broadcast media sales industry, announced a merger with Efficio Solutions, Inc., a leader in media sales management, CRM and yield solutions to the broadcast industry.
buyer: ShareBuilders
ShareBuilders is the largest media yield management software company in the US. In 2010 their local broadcast TV clients billed about $3.7 billion, which is estimated to be 1 out of every 5 commercials sold on English-speaking network affiliates. "
target: Efficio
Efficio Solutions, Inc. was founded in 1999 and created by broadcasters for broadcasters with over 8,000 users in the media sales industry. Efficio is a fully integrated media sales management solution that answers the needs of salespeople and sales managers.
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closed 2/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

Independent Media Distribution plc, acquired eBUS Ltd.

synopsis: IMD has acquired the eBUS Media Network to create a substantial worldwide footprint for digital TV ad delivery. eBUS Limited provides video content management and distribution services for Asian advertising and media market.
buyer parent: Vitruvian Partners LLP
buyer: Independent Media Distribution plc
Indepedent Media Distribution (IMD), is the leading distributor of broadcast quality commercial advertising, new music and music videos. IMD provides the advertising and music industries with a reliable, fast and verifiable distribution service, which has set the standard for the industry. "
target: eBUS Ltd.
eBUS enables users to send TV ads faster, easier, more cost effectively and in High Definition. eBUS is the only video content management and distribution business totally dedicated to the Asia Pacific advertising and media market.
price ($mm)
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announced 4/1/2008 via PR Newswire

AdStar, Inc., will acquire Relevantis, Inc.

synopsis: AdStar, Inc. announced an agreement in principle to acquire Relevantis in an all-stock transaction. The acquisition underscores AdStar's commitment to reposition itself as a full service supplier of mobile advertising solutions and adds important proprietary technologies for mobile advertising applications and infrastructures.
buyer: AdStar, Inc. (ADST:$4.76)
AdStar, Inc. is a leading provider of e-commerce transaction services and payment processing solutions for the digital and print advertising and publishing industries. AdStar's proprietary suite of e-commerce services includes remote ad-entry software, mobile and web-based ad transaction. "
target: Relevantis, Inc.
Relevantis, Inc. develops and licenses advertising technologies that enable truly relevant advertising. The company's customers include major publishers and application developers. Rooted in cutting edge probability theory, its patent-pending Relevancy Engine supports powerful behavioral targeting.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 2/13/2019 via Wall Street Journal

The Nielsen Company, Inc., will acquire Sorenson Media Inc.

synopsis: Data analytics company Nielsen Co. is the winning bidder for the assets of bankrupt television data provider Sorenson Media Inc. Sorenson Media's technology provides networks, broadcasters and advertisers with a complete toolkit to enable, enhance and improve the TV advertising viewing experience.
buyer: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,290.00)
Nielsen Holdings plc is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. For more than 90 years Nielsen has provided data and analytics based on scientific rigor and innovation. "
target: Sorenson Media Inc.
Sorenson Media provides trusted solutions to the television industry and is an innovator in driving the future of television advertising. Their technology provides networks, broadcasters and advertisers with a complete toolkit to enable, enhance and improve the TV advertising viewing experience.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/25/2017 via BusinessWire

OpenX Technologies, Inc., acquired PubNation

synopsis: OpenX, the global leader in quality programmatic advertising, announced that it has completed the acquisition of PubNation. PubNation’s technology equips publishers with the necessary tools to manage advertising quality at scale, irrespective of how many containers or exchanges they work with.
buyer: OpenX Technologies, Inc.
OpenX is the global leader in quality programmatic advertising. OpenX is focused on unleashing the full economic potential of digital media companies. "
target: PubNation
PubNation’s technology equips publishers with the necessary tools to manage advertising quality at scale, irrespective of how many containers or exchanges they work with.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 5/7/2014 via PR Web

NewsCycle Solutions, acquired MediaSpan Group, Inc.

synopsis: NEWSCYCLE Solutions, a leading provider of software and services for the global news media industry, announced that it has acquired MediaSpan Group, Inc., a media software innovator that provides solutions to more than 3,000 local newspaper and broadcast properties
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: NewsCycle Solutions
NEWSCYCLE Solutions delivers the broadest range of technology solutions for the global news media industry, including content management, digital advertising, circulation, and audience relationship management. "
target: MediaSpan Group, Inc.
MediaSpan Group, Inc. powers digital content management, online marketing, advertising and business productivity solutions for the world's leading media companies including Sun Media, Advance Publications, MediaNews, Gannett and Radio One.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/17/2018 via Company Press Release

The E.W. Scripps Company, will acquire Triton Digital Media

synopsis: The E.W. Scripps Company is acquiring Triton Digital, the global leader in digital audio technology and measurement services. Triton's innovative and proprietary SaaS solutions and advertising technology enable both live and on-demand audio publishers to build their audiences and enhance revenues globally.
buyer: The E.W. Scripps Company (SSP:$1,599.45)
The E.W. Scripps Company serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of local and national media brands. With 33 television stations, Scripps is one of the nation’s largest independent TV station owners. Scripps runs a collection of national journalism and content businesses. "
target parent: Vector Capital
target: Triton Digital Media
Triton Digital is a pioneer in the rapidly expanding digital audio marketplace. The Company’s innovative and proprietary SaaS solutions and advertising technology enable both live and on-demand audio publishers to build their audiences and enhance revenues globally.
price ($mm)
$150
rev ($mm)
$40
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

AOL Inc., acquired AlephD

synopsis: AOL, Inc. has acquired AlephD, a Paris-based startup that helps publishers automatically indentify the best price for each ad impression. AlephD provides real-time solutions to publishers selling inventory over RTB.
buyer parent: Verizon Communications
buyer: AOL Inc. (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL is a media technology company that simplifies the Internet for consumers and creators by unleashing the world's best builders of culture and code. AOL operates at scale, connecting tens of thousands of publishers with advertisers on its global and programmatic, content and advertising platforms."
target: AlephD
AlephD provides real-time solutions to publishers selling inventory over RTB. AlephD provides real-time capabilities to online publishers. Its solutions instantly boost digital publishers RTB revenues (Real Time Bidding) by up to 30%.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 12/3/2015 via BNC Analysis

Acxiom Corporation, purchased Advanced-Advertising Unit from The Allant Group, Inc.

synopsis: Acxiom Corp, the data analytics firm, has acquired the advanced-advertising unit of Allant Group, a third-party data shop focused on advertising and marketing. Allant Group's Advanced-Advertising Unit helps ad buyers and sellers execute TV, VOD and online household and zone addressable campaigns with their SaaS solution Audience Interconnect.
buyer: Acxiom Corporation (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom is an enterprise data, analytics and software-as-a-service Company that fuses trust, experience and scale to fuel data-driven results. Acxiom is an innovator in harnessing the most important sources and uses of data to strengthen connections between people, businesses and their partners. "
seller parent: MidOcean Partners
seller: The Allant Group, Inc.
Allant offers advanced TV advertising software and data products as well as data and analytic driven marketing and advertising services. Their Advanced-Advertising Unit helps ad buyers and sellers execute TV, VOD and online household and zone addressable campaigns with their data-enabled software.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/23/2014 via BusinessWire

WideOrbit, Inc., acquired Admeta AB

synopsis: WideOrbit Inc., the leading provider of advertising management software for media companies, has acquired Admeta, a leading provider of solutions for digital programmatic sell-side platforms based in Sweden. Admeta provides sophisticated yield optimization solutions that help premium publishers significantly improve digital revenue.
buyer: WideOrbit, Inc.
WideOrbit is the leading provider of advertising management software for Media companies. WideOrbit provides innovative, proven solutions for managing the business of broadcast and cable operations – from proposal to order, scheduling to automation, billing and aging. "
target: Admeta AB
Admeta provides sophisticated yield optimization solutions that help premium publishers significantly improve digital revenue. Admeta’s core functionality includes Artificial Intelligence-based learning, dynamic floor pricing, full premium programmatic support for private marketplaces and Deal ID.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 3/13/2013 via BNC Analysis

The McClatchy Company, acquired Tru Measure

synopsis: The McClatchy Co. announced that it has acquired Crested Butte, Colo.-based media measurement and analytics company Tru Measure. Tru Measure provides media companies and their advertising customers with tools and technology to measure and track the effectiveness of digital advertising campaigns and consumer engagement.
buyer: The McClatchy Company (MNI:$1,000.74)
The McClatchy Company is the third-largest newspaper company in the United States and a leading digital publisher dedicated to the values of quality journalism, free expression and community service. "
target: Tru Measure
Tru Measure provides media companies and their advertising customers with tools and technology to measure and track the effectiveness of all of their digital advertising campaigns and consumer engagement, regardless of market, medium, and volume of ads placed.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 7/17/2012 via Market Wire

TiVo Inc., will acquire TRA, Inc.

synopsis: TiVo Inc. announced that it has agreed to acquire TRA, Inc., maker of the first and leading platform with the world's largest database that directly links information from the same households as to what viewers watch with what they buy. TRA matches television exposures from 1.5 million TV homes with specific purchase transactions.
buyer: TiVo Inc. (TIVO:$661.39)
TiVo is a global leader in advanced television service offering products on multiple platforms and devices. TiVo offers its service directly to consumers, and also distributes its technology and services through solutions tailored for cable, satellite and broadcasting companies. "
target: TRA, Inc.
TRA, Inc. is the leading media marketing and analytics software company whose products help advertisers, agencies and television networks improve advertising targeting, accountability and return on media investment.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/15/2017 via BusinessWire

Netsertive, acquired Mixpo, Inc.

synopsis: Netsertive, a marketing technology company empowering brands, national retailers and local businesses to automate and scale distributed local marketing, announced the acquisition of Mixpo, a Seattle-based creative management platform that enables publishers and marketers to easily build, manage and measure compelling video and media ad campaigns.
buyer: Netsertive
Netsertive has revolutionized how brands and local businesses work together to win local customers. Their two solutions, MarketWise™ for Brands and StreetWise™ for Local Businesses, enable cooperative marketing by giving brands the capability to activate scaled omnichannel marketing campaigns. "
target: Mixpo, Inc.
Mixpo is the leading creative management platform for digital advertisers and publishers. Their studio gives brands and resellers the tools to easily produce compelling video and rich media ads, and a simple interface from which to manage, measure and optimize campaigns in real time, at scale.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/31/2012 via PR Newswire

JEDFam Group LLC, acquired BroadSign International Inc

synopsis: BroadSign International, Inc. announced it has been acquired by JedFam Group, LLC. Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, BroadSign International Inc. is the worldwide provider of on-demand software solutions for managing digital signage networks.
buyer: JEDFam Group LLC
JEDFam Group LLC is a family Investment Company. Its portfolio includes publicly traded securities, private equity, real estate and direct investments. "
target: BroadSign International Inc
Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, BroadSign International Inc. is the worldwide provider of on-demand software solutions for managing digital signage networks. Its enterprise-scale application was purpose-built over a 10-year period and is the next generation of digital signage software.
price ($mm)
$5.50*
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