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closed 10/18/2010 via BusinessWire

Specific Media, Inc., acquired Broadband Enterprises, Inc

synopsis: Specific Media, the world’s largest independent media platform, announced that it has acquired Broadband Enterprises (BBE), a premier online video provider. Founded in 2004, BBE is a video advertising company that helps brands to monetize, track and produce video across all digital platforms.
buyer parent: Enterprise Partners Venture Capital
buyer: Specific Media, Inc.
Specific Media is an independent media platform, solving the reach and data problems facing today's advertisers. Specific Media enables advertisers to target consumers based on demographics, behaviors, geographic locations and the contextual relevance of websites visited. "
target: Broadband Enterprises, Inc
Broadband Enterprises, Inc., has developed a complete video advertising solution used by major brand advertisers. The company has also developed the industry’s first ad-serving and tracking platform dedicated exclusively to video, VINDICO, which has logged more than 23 billion impressions to date.
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closed 1/16/2008 via Company Press Release

Engauge, acquired StreamRight

synopsis: Marketing agency Engauge, a portfolio company of Halyard Capital, has acquired StreamRight, a digital technology development firm that creates web applications that help marketers succeed in today’s digital world.
buyer parent: Halyard Capital
buyer: Engauge
Engauge is a next-generation marketing solutions agency formed to unite the power of digital, traditional, and direct marketing. Its messages match the various behavioral modes that people are in when they engage with media. "
target: StreamRight
StreamRight provides an easy-to-use platform for delivering interactive video to audiences worldwide. We empower you to easily manage all of your digital assets, while leaving the technical aspects such as encoding, data storage, broadcasting and related functions to our leading edge media platform.
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closed 12/11/2014 via Company Press Release

Starcom MediaVest Group, acquired Relevant24

synopsis: Publicis Groupe SA announced the acquisition of Relevant24, a leader in creating original, multi-media branded content in real-time to help make brands relevant every day. They will be aligned with Starcom MediaVest Group.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Starcom MediaVest Group
Starcom MediaVest Group bring brand experiences to life through three global award winning agency brands: MediaVest, Starcom and Spark. SMG encompasses an integrated network of human experience strategists, investment specialists, content creators and digital & technology experts. "
target: Relevant24
Relevant24 is a leader in creating original, multi-media branded content in real-time to help make brands relevant every day. Their unique process creates original content around consumer insights, topical events, and cultural trends as they unfold daily.
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closed 4/9/2007 via PR Newswire

Penn Valley Group, acquired FMP Media Solutions

synopsis: Penn Valley Group, a sponsor of equity investments and leveraged buyouts providing a unique combination of operational and investment expertise to strategically position clients for success, has completed an investment in FMP the award-winning digital media and event production company that develops visually-driven business communications.
buyer: Penn Valley Group
Penn Valley Group is a growth services organization offering a combination of strategic advisory and investment capabilities to benefit a diverse group of clients. Penn Valley Group's principals have the expertise to affect lasting change in enterprises seeking to enhance competitive advantage. "
target: FMP Media Solutions
FMP is a digital media and event production company that focuses on bringing measurable improvement to vital business communications. With creative insight and proven technology, we help our clients reach their goals in sales, marketing, employee relations, corporate communications and training.
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closed 2/21/2019 via BusinessWire

Loop Media, Inc., acquired ScreenPlay Inc.

synopsis: Loop Media, Inc., an innovative streaming media company focused on premium short-form video for businesses and consumers, announced the acquisition of ScreenPlay, Inc. ScreenPlay manages the largest library of promotional videos (video trailers music videos, TV spots & video game previews) for the entertainment industry.
buyer: Loop Media, Inc. (OTCPK:LPTV:$3.38)
Loop Media, Inc., is an innovative premium streaming media company building products and solutions for both businesses and consumers. Loop Media is based in Burbank, CA. "
target: ScreenPlay Inc.
ScreenPlay manages the largest library of promotional videos (video trailers music videos, TV spots & video game previews) for the entertainment industry. They provided streaming video services for Music Labels, Hollywood Studios, Theaters and Retailers/e-tailers in the USA and around the world.
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closed 11/21/2019 via BusinessWire

Minute Media, acquired The Players' Tribune

synopsis: Minute Media, a leading global technology and digital publishing platform, is acquiring The Players' Tribune, a new media platform that provides content written by professional athletes. The Players' Tribune provides daily sports conversation and publishes first-person stories directly from athletes.
buyer: Minute Media
Minute Media is a leading media and technology brand focused on two main pillars—platform and content. Minute Media’s platform serves as the company’s foundation, powering its content as well as enabling the evolution of other market-leading digital media brands. "
target: The Players' Tribune
The Players' Tribune is a new media platform that provides content written by professional athletes. Founded by former professional Major League Baseball player Derek Jeter, The Players' Tribune provides daily sports conversation and publishes first-person stories directly from athletes.
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closed 12/19/2018 via PR Newswire

The Players' Tribune, acquired Unscriptd

synopsis: The Players' Tribune, the first-of-its-kind athlete-led content platform, announced its acquisition of Unscriptd, the media and technology company for global athletes. Founded in 2014, Unscriptd exists to enable athletes to be better publishers through a suite of proprietary technology, content, distribution and data services.
buyer: The Players' Tribune
The Players' Tribune (TPT) is a content platform that was developed by athletes to help them connect with their fans through the power of storytelling. More than 2,000 athletes have contributed to the platform through impactful and powerful long- and short-form stories, video series and audio. "
target: Unscriptd
Unscriptd is a leading global athlete media & technology company that connects athletes to content and brands directly to fans. Unscriptd helps professional athletes to create and publish their unfiltered personal stories in short-form video format, through a proprietary publishing platform.
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closed 6/29/2009 via Market Wire

Emazing Interactive, Inc., merged with China Net Online Media Group

synopsis: Emazing Interactive, Inc., a publicly traded Nevada corporation, entered into a Share Exchange Agreement with China Net Online Media Group Limited. Emazing is now one of China's leading full-service media development and advertising platform companies.
buyer: Emazing Interactive, Inc. (EMZG:$0.00)
Emazing Interactive, Inc. (eMg) operates as an online gaming facilitator through its subsidiary, Emazing Gaming, LLC. The Company specializes in providing marketing awareness of products and services of its customers to millions of online gaming players and enthusiasts. "
target: China Net Online Media Group (CNET:$41.59)
China Net Online Media Group Ltd. is a full-service media development and advertising platform for the small and medium enterprise (SME) market in China.
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closed 7/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Boardroom.Media, acquired Which-50

synopsis: Boardroom.Media, a multimedia production company in Australia, has acquired Which-50, an Australian publisher providing business transformation news for senior executives and B2B marketing services. Which-50 provides news on leadership, digital marketing, analytics, ecommerce, and IoT.
buyer: Boardroom.Media
Boardroom.Media is a multimedia production company in Australia. Boardroom.Media produces great content that helps organisations connect with audiences. Their services include webcasting, video and audio production, scripting, storyboarding, animation, podcasting, and more. "
target: Which-50
Which-50 is an Australian publisher providing business transformation news for senior executives and B2B marketing services. Which-50 provides digital content that helps senior executives to become more successful. They offer news on leadership, digital marketing, analytics, ecommerce, and IoT.
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closed 1/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Adweek, Inc., acquired Marketer Moves

synopsis: Adweek, the leading source of news, insights and events for the brand marketing ecosystem, announces its acquisition of CMO Moves LLC, doing business as Marketer Moves. Marketer Moves provides a community for marketers to share, learn, and be inspired by the brightest minds in marketing, innovation, and leadership.
buyer parent: Beringer Capital
buyer: Adweek, Inc.
Adweek is the leading source of news and insight serving the brand marketing ecosystem. Adweek’s award-winning coverage reaches an engaged audience of more than 6 million professionals across platforms including print, digital, events, podcasts, newsletters, social media and mobile apps. "
target: Marketer Moves
Marketer Moves provides a community for marketers to share, learn, and be inspired by the brightest minds in marketing, innovation, and leadership. Their commitment is to share with people the bright ideas that they uncover from incredible people who are leading the way.
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closed 4/22/2015 via Company Press Release

Contentive, purchased Interactive Marketing Division from Incisive Media Ltd

synopsis: Blenheim Chalcot and its portfolio company Contentive are delighted to announce the acquisition of the Interactive Marketing Division comprising ClickZ (Interactive Marketing News), SES (Search Marketing Event) and SEW (Online Search News) from Incisive Media. Founded in 1994, Incisive Media is an award-winning B2B information and events business.
buyer parent: Blenheim Chalcot
buyer: Contentive
Contentive is a digital marketing company specialising in B2B publishing and lead generation. By offering a range of advanced digital marketing services and technology, Contentive helps its clients grow their businesses online by reaching new audiences and customers. "
seller parent: Apax Partners
seller: Incisive Media Ltd
The Interactive Marketing Division of Incisive Media comprises of ClickZ (Interactive Marketing News), SES (Search Marketing Event) and SEW (Online Search News). Incisive Media is an award-winning B2B information and events business.
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closed 2/8/2010 via PR Newswire

Klaus Technologies, Inc., acquired AdCastPlus

synopsis: Ricky's Board Shop changed its name to KlausTech, Inc. and acquired AdCastPlus™. AdCastPlus™ is a unique patented advertising technology solution that provides non-scrollable, time-controllable ads, enabling brand advertisers to have the same sort of ad accountability on the web that they have become accustomed to on Television.
buyer: Klaus Technologies, Inc. (KLTI:$0.00)
Klaus Technologies is a provider of digital marketing technology, licensing and related solutions and services. Their experienced team provides advertisers and publishers with online tools which, generate maximum return on investment, reach customers globally. "
target: AdCastPlus
AdCastPlus™ is a unique patented advertising technology solution that provides non-scrollable, time-controllable ads, enabling brand advertisers to have the same sort of ad accountability on the web that they have become accustomed to on Television.
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closed 4/7/2009 via Market Wire

China Broadband, Inc., acquired AdNet Media Technologies Co., Ltd.

synopsis: China Broadband, Inc., a provider of cable broadband services and publisher of digital and analog program guides in the Shandong Province of China, announced that it has completed its acquisition of AdNet Media Technologies Co., Ltd., a Beijing company delivering multimedia advertising content to internet cafés throughout China.
buyer: China Broadband, Inc. (CBBD:$8.44)
China Broadband is a new player in China's growing cable broadband market and more recently, electronic programming guide publication business and print media markets. "
target: AdNet Media Technologies Co., Ltd.
AdNet Media Technologies ("AdNet China") is focused on the delivery of multimedia advertising content to internet cafés in China. Partnering with a local advertisement agency, AdNet China provides a network for multiple tens of thousands of daily video ad insertions to entertainment content traffic.
price ($mm)
$0.90
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closed 8/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Scribd, Inc., acquired SlideShare Inc.

synopsis: Scribd, an American e-book and audiobook subscription service, has acquired SlideShare, a leading professional content sharing community, from LinkedinIn.
buyer: Scribd, Inc.
Scribd is an American e-book and audiobook subscription service that includes one million titles. Scribd hosts 60 million documents on its open publishing platform. "
target parent: Microsoft Corporation
target: SlideShare Inc.
Founded in 2006, SlideShare is a leading professional content sharing community. Professionals can upload content for free, discover people through content, and content through people. SlideShare brings presentations, documents and videos to life on the web for professionals to discover and share.
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closed 2/24/2011 via Market Wire

Strategic Global Investments, Inc., acquired BarSeenLive.com

synopsis: Strategic Global Investments, Inc., the leader in social media with live enhancements of video and audio from popular venues, has acquired BarSeenLive.com. BarSeenLive.com is a social media site that helped to pioneer live, streaming video, introducing a new, innovative way to advertise bars, clubs, and restaurants nationwide.
buyer: Strategic Global Investments, Inc. (STBV:$0.00)
Strategic Global Investments, Inc. is a diversified investment company with ventures in real estate, social media and emerging technologies. Strategic Global Investments is a Delaware Corporation trading on OTC:STBV. "
target: BarSeenLive.com
Barseenlive.com provides bar, club, and restaurant owners with a dynamic, continually updating means of advertising their business by showcasing themselves via live streaming video.
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closed 10/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

Iotec Global, acquired Platform360

synopsis: Platform360, a leading native advertising firm has been acquired by digital media consultants Iotec Global, where it will form a key component in Iotec's mission to increase transparency, quality and trust in the digital media supply chain.
buyer: Iotec Global
Iotec Global is an independent ethical digital media consultant. They provide transparent media buying, intelligent insights and expertise to enable brands to understand and intelligently act in real context and in real time. "
target: Platform360
By combining a proprietary Native-oriented AdTech stack, and a curated (ever-growing) network of publishers, Platform360 is able to reach a global audience of 1.2 billion and drive brand-safe advertising solutions that deliver meaningful results.
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closed 3/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

Salesforce.com, Inc., acquired The CMO Club

synopsis: The world’s number one martech company- Salesforce has acquired The CMO Club. The CMO Club is the world’s most engaged and inspired marketing leadership community of Senior Marketing Executives who help each other solve their biggest challenges, within a candid, trusted, and sharing environment.
buyer: Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM:$26,492.00)
Salesforce is the global leader in Customer Relationship Management (CRM), bringing companies closer to their customers in the digital age. Salesforce enables companies of every size and industry to take advantage of powerful technologies to create a 360° view of their customers. "
target: The CMO Club
The CMO Club is the world’s most engaged and inspired marketing leadership community of Senior Marketing Executives who help each other solve their biggest challenges, within a candid, trusted, and sharing environment.
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closed 7/11/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Prodege, LLC, acquired AdGate Media

synopsis: Prodege, a cutting-edge marketing and consumer insights platform, announced that it has acquired AdGate Media, a digital advertising company that connects users of popular websites and apps with premium brands. This acquisition furthers Prodege’s mission to help its clients reach engaged audiences.
buyer parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: Prodege, LLC
Prodege is a cutting-edge marketing and consumer insights platform that leverages its global audience of reward program members to power its business solutions. Its innovative offerings enable leading brands and agencies to gather insights and market to their target audiences. "
target: AdGate Media
Founded in 2011, AdGate Media helps mobile app developers maximize their revenues. They accomplish this by using non-intrusive advertising that rewards users for engagement with premium brands.
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closed 9/18/2013 via BNC Analysis

NewBay Media LLC, acquired Signage solutions

synopsis: NewBay Media has acquired the assets of Signage Solutions from Partners Publishing, including the magazine’s web assets, editorial content, and subscriber lists. Signage Solutions is a technology and solution resource for digital signage, digital out-of-home, mobile and place-based digital networks.
buyer parent: Wicks Group of Companies
buyer: NewBay Media LLC
NewBay Media is the leading information and marketing solutions provider for the Pro Audio, Broadcast and Video, Music, AV/Consumer Electronics and Education markets. NewBay delivers its premier content through their award-winning portfolio of integrated platforms. "
target parent: Partners Publishing
target: Signage Solutions
Signage Solutions is a technology and solution resource for digital signage, digital out-of-home, mobile and place-based digital networks. Signage Solutions also produces a bi-monthly magazine devoted 100% to digital signage, digital out-of-home and place based networks.
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closed 4/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

NetMediaGroup, acquired Editialis

synopsis: NetMediaGroup, a business to business media group, announces the acquisition of Editialis, a multi-media communications group highly recognized for its print and digital publishing activities, content production and BtoB events.
buyer: NetMediaGroup
NetMediaGroup is a business to business media group for IT decision makers, such as Silicon, ITespresso, ZDNET.de, etc., and for the Digital ecosystem. They are a leader in building brands through transactional marketing. "
target: Editialis
Based in France, the Editialis group is designed to support decision-makers in their professional performance. The Editialis group offers advertisers unparalleled audience hubs to get in touch with marketing and commercial decision-makers.
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closed 10/18/2010 via BusinessWire

Specific Media, Inc., acquired Broadband Enterprises, Inc

synopsis: Specific Media, the world’s largest independent media platform, announced that it has acquired Broadband Enterprises (BBE), a premier online video provider. Founded in 2004, BBE is a video advertising company that helps brands to monetize, track and produce video across all digital platforms.
buyer parent: Enterprise Partners Venture Capital
buyer: Specific Media, Inc.
Specific Media is an independent media platform, solving the reach and data problems facing today's advertisers. Specific Media enables advertisers to target consumers based on demographics, behaviors, geographic locations and the contextual relevance of websites visited. "
target: Broadband Enterprises, Inc
Broadband Enterprises, Inc., has developed a complete video advertising solution used by major brand advertisers. The company has also developed the industry’s first ad-serving and tracking platform dedicated exclusively to video, VINDICO, which has logged more than 23 billion impressions to date.
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closed 6/29/2011 via BusinessWire

Specific Media, Inc., acquired MySpace, Inc.

synopsis: Specific Media, a digital media company, announced it has acquired Myspace from News Corporation. As part of the agreement, News Corporation will take a minority equity stake in Specific Media. Myspace, Inc. is a leading social entertainment destination powered by the passions of fans.
buyer parent: Enterprise Partners Venture Capital
buyer: Specific Media, Inc.
Specific Media is an independent media platform, solving the reach and data problems facing today's advertisers. Specific Media enables advertisers to target consumers based on demographics, behaviors, geographic locations and the contextual relevance of websites visited. "
target parent: News Corporation
target: MySpace, Inc.
MySpace is a technology company connecting people through personal expression, content, and culture. MySpace empowers its global community to experience the Internet through a social lens by integrating personal profiles, photos, videos, mobile, messaging, and the world's largest music community.
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closed 12/1/2010 via BusinessWire

Specific Media, Inc., acquired AdCombination

synopsis: Specific Media, a next generation media platform company, recently announced the acquisition of Amsterdam-based AdCombination in a move to expand its operations into the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg.
buyer parent: Enterprise Partners Venture Capital
buyer: Specific Media, Inc.
Specific Media is an independent media platform, solving the reach and data problems facing today's advertisers. Specific Media enables advertisers to target consumers based on demographics, behaviors, geographic locations and the contextual relevance of websites visited. "
target: AdCombination
AdCombination is a leading display network in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg, with a premium publisher network and strong industry relationships.
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closed 10/18/2010 via BusinessWire

Specific Media, Inc., acquired Broadband Enterprises, Inc

synopsis: Specific Media, the world’s largest independent media platform, announced that it has acquired Broadband Enterprises (BBE), a premier online video provider. Founded in 2004, BBE is a video advertising company that helps brands to monetize, track and produce video across all digital platforms.
buyer parent: Enterprise Partners Venture Capital
buyer: Specific Media, Inc.
Specific Media is an independent media platform, solving the reach and data problems facing today's advertisers. Specific Media enables advertisers to target consumers based on demographics, behaviors, geographic locations and the contextual relevance of websites visited. "
target: Broadband Enterprises, Inc
Broadband Enterprises, Inc., has developed a complete video advertising solution used by major brand advertisers. The company has also developed the industry’s first ad-serving and tracking platform dedicated exclusively to video, VINDICO, which has logged more than 23 billion impressions to date.
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closed 3/12/2008 via

Specific Media, Inc., acquired Adviva Media

synopsis: Specific Media, the largest independent online advertising network, announced a definitive agreement to acquire all the assets of Adviva, a leading display advertising network in the United Kingdom.
buyer: Specific Media, Inc.
Specific Media provides advertisers, marketers and agencies with leading-edge targeting technologies that enable them to reach specific target audiences on the Web. The company develops, targets and places online advertising campaigns that reach advertisers' desired audience segments. "
target: Adviva Media
Adviva offers online network display advertising to publishers and advertisers. A forward-thinking approach to account management coupled with an aggressive approach to technological development has driven us to become one of Europe's leading online networks.
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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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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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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 4/13/2022 via PR Newswire

OpenWeb, acquired Adyoulike SA

synopsis: OpenWeb, the premium audience relationship platform, has acquired ADYOULIKE, a global advertising platform. ADYOULIKE is an omnichannel digital advertising marketplace bringing together top-tier media, unique formats, and inspiring ads.
buyer: OpenWeb
OpenWeb is a premium audience relationship platform. OpenWeb partners with publishers and brands to build strong, direct relationships with their audiences. Their OpenWebOS suite enables users to build vibrant communities rooted in healthy conversations and robust social experiences. "
target: Adyoulike SA
ADYOULIKE is a pioneer in native advertising technology offering programmatic solutions that enable brands to scale campaigns across premium and niche properties while ensuring publishers maximize the value of their inventory.
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$100
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closed 3/31/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Kargo Global, Inc., acquired Parsec Media

synopsis: Kargo, a pioneer in attention optimization, has acquired the attention-based mobile advertising business, Parsec. Parsec works with leading publishers across every vertical to provide a 100 percent transparent, brand-safe, and contextually relevant environment for brands.
buyer: Kargo Global, Inc.
Kargo creates memorable digital advertising and content experiences. With a suite of impactful, exclusive advertising solutions, brands choose Kargo to make customer connections that count. "
target: Parsec Media
Parsec Media, a pioneer in attention optimization, quantifies the success of creatives and tactics. Parsec works with leading publishers across every vertical to provide a 100 percent transparent, brand-safe, and contextually relevant environment for brands.
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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.
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$9.55
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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.
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$1.20
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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
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)
$4.28*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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)
$0.40
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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)
$8.40*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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)
$2.50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging. "
target: Enpocket
Enpocket, based in Boston, provides technology and services that allow clients, including MasterCard Inc., PepsiCo Inc. and Vodafone Group PLC, to offer mobile advertising through various formats such as mobile phone text messages and on the Internet.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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

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rev ($mm)
$0.24
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: CNET
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
China Net Online Media Group
China Net Online Media Group
China Net Online Media Group Ltd. is a full-service media development and advertising platform for the small and medium enterprise market in China. Its multi-platform advertising network consists of the Website 28.com, ChinaNet TV, and bank kiosk advertising unit.
year
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rev ($mm)
$41.59
EBITDA ($mm)
$15.23
EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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Employees
295
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AdUX
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EBITDA ($mm)
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SINA Corporation
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year
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rev ($mm)
$710.61
EBITDA ($mm)
$60.07
EBIT ($mm)
$23.70
Net Income ($mm)
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Employees
7010
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Ströer Media
Ströer Media
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year
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$1,814.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$355.43
EBIT ($mm)
$192.91
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
12514
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Digital Media Solutions
Digital Media Solutions
Digital Media Solutions (DMS) is the largest single entry point for scalable and reliable people-based marketing solutions. DMS deploys a robust database of consumer intelligence and leverages massive proprietary media distribution to provide meaningful, insightful customer acquisition campaigns.
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rev ($mm)
$427.94
EBITDA ($mm)
$32.47
EBIT ($mm)
$12.57
Net Income ($mm)
$2.20
Employees
580
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i-mobile Co., Ltd. (Advertising)
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year
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$137.97
EBITDA ($mm)
$22.21
EBIT ($mm)
$20.76
Net Income ($mm)
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Employees
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Tech Mpire Limited
Tech Mpire Limited
Tech Mpire is a rapidly growing performance-based online and mobile marketing solutions provider with reach to consumers in over 200 countries. Mpire offers advertisers a scalable solution to gain consumer acquisitions on a strict performance basis.
year
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rev ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
($1.30)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.36)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Agile Media Network Inc.
Agile Media Network Inc.
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rev ($mm)
$7.53
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.57)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
72
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Bright Mountain Acquisition Corporation
Bright Mountain Acquisition Corporation
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year
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rev ($mm)
$7.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.94)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.64)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
14
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Ticker: A214270
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Futurestream Networks Co., Ltd.
Futurestream Networks (FSN) provides South Korea's largest mobile advertising network. They offer a variety of targeting options to help clients reach their target audience and achieve their campaign goals.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$30.56
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.34
EBIT ($mm)
$0.07
Net Income ($mm)
$0.28
Employees
0
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Ticker: AIM:BBSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brave Bison
Brave Bison
Brave Bison is a social video company, specializing in cross-platform video content, connecting global audiences through social media. Its online communities reach over 135 million followers.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$16.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.97
EBIT ($mm)
($0.65)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
40
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