Like Link Bit Consulting Co., Ltd.

closed 5/21/2012 via BusinessWire

STI Holdings, Inc., merged with Link Bit Consulting Co., Ltd.

synopsis: STI Holdings, Inc., a Nevada Corporation, and Link Bit Consulting Co., Ltd., a Japanese Corporation, have completed a definite Agreement and Plan of Reorganization. Link Bit is engaged in the business of transmitting and providing horseracing information via various media, as well as an internet website.
buyer: STI Holdings, Inc. (OTCPK:GPIW:$0.00)
STI Holdings, Inc. is a Nevada Corporation. "
target: Link Bit Consulting Co., Ltd.
Located in Tokyo, Japan, Link Bit Consulting Co., Ltd is engaged in the business of transmitting and providing horseracing information via various media, as well as an internet website. They also publish magazines and books in the Horseracing and Sports industry.
price ($mm)
$7.50
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closed 11/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

Better Collective A/S, acquired Irishracing.com

synopsis: Betting media company Better Collective has purchased Irishracing.com. Irishracing.com is an Irish racing publisher. The blog, which for over 20 years has covered Irish and British horseracing along with major international competitions, was originally created by the Irish Times.
buyer: Better Collective A/S (OM:BETCO:$109.56)
Denmark-based Better Collective is a developer of digital platforms for betting tips, bookmaker information and iGaming communities. Better Collective’s portfolio includes more than 2,000+ websites and products, including bettingexpert.com, the trusted home of tips from expert tipsters. "
target: Irishracing.com
Irishracing.com is a website which provides comprehensive coverage of Irish, British and Major International Horse racing 365 days a year. Irishracing.com is a 100% Free to access resource for horse racing professionals and enthusiasts.
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closed 9/11/2019 via Company Press Release

FloSports, acquired DirtonDirt.com

synopsis: FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, announced the acquisition of DirtonDirt.com. Founded in 2007, DirtonDirt.com is a subscription-based website that provides news coverage, results and features on all types of Dirt Late Model racing.
buyer: FloSports
Founded in 2006, FloSports is a venture-backed OTT subscription video streaming service dedicated to sports, offering live and on-demand access to tens of thousands of competitions across 20-plus sports in the US and abroad. "
target: DirtonDirt.com
Founded in 2007, DirtonDirt.com is a subscription-based website that provides news coverage, results and features on all types of Dirt Late Model racing. It is a multimedia enterprise that has become the most popular site on the internet for Dirt Late Model fans and competitors.
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announced 8/9/2017 via Company Press Release

Motorsport.com, will acquire James Allen on F1

synopsis: Motorsport Network has reached agreement with high-profile Formula 1 commentator and journalist James Allen to bring his award-winning blog JamesAllenonF1.com to Motorsport.com, Autosport.com and Motor1.com. JamesAllenonF1.com is one of the most influential and widely-read blogs specialising in Formula 1 content.
buyer: Motorsport.com (MSGM:$19.05)
Motorsport Network’s technology & distinct brands distinguish their content & services to help them engage motorsport & auto fans. They connect this universe with television, digital content, live events, ecommerce, gaming & social networking to unify people with a passion for all things automotive."
target: James Allen on F1
James Allen on F1 is one of the most influential and widely-read blogs specialising in Formula 1 content. The website is run by James Allen, one of the most experienced and insightful broadcasters and journalists working in Formula 1.
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closed 3/15/2019 via BusinessWire

Minute Media, acquired The Big Lead

synopsis: Minute Media, a leading global technology and publishing platform, announced the acquisition of The Big Lead, an American news blog. The website mainly covers sports news, although it also touches on a varying degree of other news topics ranging from politics to pop culture.
buyer: Minute Media
Minute Media is a leading media and technology company focused on two main pillars—platform and content. Minute Media’s platform serves as the company’s foundation, powering their content as well as enabling the evolution of other market-leading digital media brands. "
target parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
target: The Big Lead
The Big Lead is an American news blog. The website mainly covers sports news, although it also touches on a varying degree of other news topics ranging from politics to pop culture.
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announced 10/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

APN News & Media Limited, will acquire Conversant Media Pty Ltd

synopsis: APN News & Media announced that it is purchasing Conversant Media, which publishes websites including the renowned global culture website, Lost At E Minor, Australia’s leading sports opinion website, The Roar, and the newly launched millennial-tech and lifestyle website, Techly. Conversant Media is a fast growing, independent digital media company.
buyer: APN News & Media Limited (ASX:APN:$649.74)
APN News & Media is a leading media and entertainment company with diverse assets in Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong. In Australia, APN operates assets across radio broadcasting, print publishing, and outdoor advertising. "
target: Conversant Media Pty Ltd
Conversant Media is a fast growing, independent digital media company that produces engaging premium websites for passionate, intelligent Australians with an interest in sports, culture and lifestyle technology. Their portfolio of sites include Lost At E Minor, The Roar, and Techly.
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closed 11/9/2010 via PR Newswire

SB Nation, acquired Sports Radio Interviews

synopsis: SB Nation announced that it has purchased SportsRadioInterviews.com. SRI is a streaming sports blog which provides analysis of breaking news, upcoming games and sporting events from a sports radio perspective.
buyer: SB Nation
SB Nation is the country's largest and fastest growing online sports media company. Based in Washington DC, SB Nation owns and operates nearly 290 team-centric, sport-specific and regional websites, creating the nation's preeminent network of online sports communities. "
target parent: Sports Media Booking
target: Sports Radio Interviews
Sports Radio Interviews is a streaming independent sports blog which provides analysis on breaking sports news, upcoming games, and sporting events from a sports radio perspective.
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closed 7/30/2015 via BNC Analysis

Landmark Media Investments Ltd, acquired BenchWarmers

synopsis: Landmark Media Investments has acquired Benchwarmers. ie, a “sports and banter” site that has a massive 492,000 “likes” on Facebook – making it one of the biggest, if not the biggest, Irish Facebook pages. BenchWarmers offers a fresh, honest and funny opinion on all things sport.
buyer: Landmark Media Investments Ltd
Landmark Media Investments Ltd. is a holding company established and owned by Tom Crosbie, supported by his father Ted Crosbie. "
target: BenchWarmers
BenchWarmers offers a fresh, honest and funny opinion on all things sport. If something BIG happens in the world of Sport, BenchWarmers will have it up on your smartphone in less then a Minute.
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announced 11/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Mixi, Inc., will acquire Net Dreamers Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Mixi, Inc, a Japanese social networking service, will acquire Net Dreamers Co., Ltd., a Japanese company that develops horse racing websites and mobile games. Net Dreamers operates netkeiba.com, the largest horse racing media outlet in Japan. The company also operates Weekly Baseball Online, a baseball news site.
buyer: Mixi, Inc. (TSE:2121:$1,098.60)
Mixi is a Japanese social networking service that allows users to connect with their friends in a convenient way. It enables users to send and receive messages, write in a diary, read and comment on others' diaries, organize and join communities, and invite their friends. "
target: Net Dreamers Co., Ltd.
Net Dreamers is a Japanese company that develops horse racing websites and mobile games. Net Dreamers operates netkeiba.com, the largest horse racing media outlet in Japan. Their games include Tiki Chiki Derby and Puzzle Derby. The company also operates Weekly Baseball Online, a baseball news site.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$27
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/12/2016 via BNC Analysis

News Corp Australia, will acquire Punters.com.au

synopsis: News Corp Australia, Australia’s No.1 media company, is acquiring Punters.com.au, Australia's largest horse racing website. Punters has grown into Australia's largest and most visited website for Form Guides, Tips and general horse racing news, reaching over 2M Australian horse racing fans every year.
buyer parent: News Corporation
buyer: News Corp Australia
News Corp Australia is Australia’s No.1 media company, offering advertisers a greater reach of audiences across all platforms - print, web, broadcast, mobile & tablet. As the No.1 destination for news, lifestyle, sport and business, News Corp Australia plays a key role in the lives of consumers. "
target: Punters.com.au
Punters.com.au is Australia's largest horse racing website. Based in Melbourne, Australia, the company was founded in 2008 and has grown into Australia's largest and most visited website for Form Guides, Tips and general horse racing news, reaching over 2M Australian horse racing fans every year.
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closed 6/3/2010 via GlobeNewswire

Churchill Downs, Inc., acquired Youbet.com, Inc.

synopsis: Churchill Downs Incorporated announced that it has completed its merger with Youbet.com, Inc. Youbet is recognized as a leading innovator in the advanced deposit wagering (“ADW”) channel, delivering horse racing online to consumers in the U.S.
buyer: Churchill Downs, Inc. (CHDN:$1,324.50)
Churchill Downs Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Ky., owns and operates world-renowned horse racing venues throughout the United States. CDI’s four racetracks in Florida, Illinois, Kentucky and Louisiana host many of North America’s most prestigious races, including the Kentucky Derby. "
target: Youbet.com, Inc.
Youbet.com, Inc. is a leading domestic online horse racing and horse betting site, the exclusive provider of live horse racing footage and racing results to ESPN.com and CBSSports.com and a leading supplier of totalizator systems to the pari-mutuel industry.
price ($mm)[EV]
$121 [$113]
rev ($mm)
$112
EBITDA ($mm)
$10
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
11.7x
announced 10/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

Punters.com.au, will acquire Racenet

synopsis: Punters Paradise Pty Limited, a subsidiary of News Corp Australia, has proposed the acquisition of Racing Internet Services Pty Ltd (Racenet). Racenet is Australia's premier horse racing destination, providing the latest in news, form guides, tips, statistics and tools to help punters back more winners.
buyer parent: News Corporation
buyer: Punters.com.au
Punters.com.au is Australia's largest horse racing website. Based in Melbourne, Australia, the company was founded in 2008 and has grown into Australia's largest and most visited website for Form Guides, Tips and general horse racing news, reaching over 2M Australian horse racing fans every year. "
target: Racenet
Racenet is Australia's premier horse racing destination, providing the latest in news, form guides, tips, statistics and tools to help punters back more winners. Racenet has been the leading online portal for Australian horse racing since launching in 1998.
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closed 9/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

Flagship Custom Publishing, acquired Golf Media Network, LLC.

synopsis: Flagship Custom Publishing, specialists in golf and luxury lifestyle publications for clients throughout the United States and Mexico, has acquired the assets of Golf Media Network (GMN), including The Grain e-Magazine, the Golf Road Warriors program, and custom publishing interests.
buyer: Flagship Custom Publishing
Flagship Custom Publishing was formed by a group of veteran, award-winning media professionals whose collective expertise covers every facet of magazine publishing, from editorial and graphic design to ad sales, marketing and distribution. "
target: Golf Media Network, LLC.
Golf Media Network's mission is to provide the finest original and informed golf content to the largest possible segment of the core golf audience through their more than 50 world-class journalists, photographers, and videographers.
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closed 3/25/2015 via PR Newswire

Motorsport.com, acquired ToileF1.com

synopsis: Furthering its position as the leader in digital motor sports content, Motorsport.com, a Miami based global technology and multimedia company, announced its acquisition of ToileF1.com, France's leading provider of online motor sports news and content with over six million website page views last month.
buyer: Motorsport.com (MSGM:$19.05)
Motorsport.com is an award winning, cutting-edge technology company featuring world-class digital distribution, interactive multimedia and the largest motor racing photo database and news article library in the world. "
target: ToileF1.com
ToileF1.com is France's leading provider of online motor sports news and content with over six million website page views last month.
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closed 4/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Catena Media, acquired GG.co.uk

synopsis: Catena Media, the Malta-based financial lead generators, has acquired GG.co.uk, a website in the UK for people who love horse racing. GG.co.uk provides all of the best horse racing news, information and entertainment. They offer racecards for every race meeting in the UK & Ireland, daily tips for every race, live odds from bookmakers, and more.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Catena Media provides companies with high quality online lead generation. Through strong organic growth and strategic acquisitions, Catena Media has since 2012 established a leading market position with approximately 300 employees in the US, Australia, Japan, Serbia, UK, Sweden and Malta (HQ). "
target: GG.co.uk
GG.co.uk is a website in the UK for people who love horse racing. GG.co.uk provides all of the best horse racing news, information and entertainment. They offer racecards for every professional race meeting in the UK & Ireland, daily tips for every race, live odds from bookmakers, and more.
price ($mm)
$2.79
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closed 1/27/2009 via BusinessWire

Betfair Group, Ltd., acquired TVG Network

synopsis: BETFAIR Group Ltd, the premier e-gaming business, and Macrovision Solutions Corporation, a digital entertainment technology leader, announced that Betfair has completed its acquisition of the TV Games Network (TVG) from Macrovision for $50 million in cash consideration.
buyer: Betfair Group, Ltd.
Home to the world's biggest online betting community, Betfair is striving to become the pre-eminent betting platform for the internet. Betfair has grown into a multi-billion dollar business with an established portfolio of online gaming products comprising of poker, casino and games. "
target parent: Macrovision Solutions Corporation
target: TVG Network
TVG, the official TV and Interactive Wagering partner of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), is among the most widely-distributed horseracing networks in the world and is also a leading provider of advance deposit wagering services in the US.
price ($mm)
$51
rev ($mm)
$38
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.3x
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closed 3/13/2019 via Company Press Release

PinkBike, acquired CyclingTips

synopsis: PinkBike, the Canadian mountain biking community website, announced the acquisition of CyclingTips, an Australian news website primarily focused on road cycling and professional racing, from BikeExchange.
buyer: PinkBike
PinkBike is a Canadian-based online mountain biking community. It is a source for news articles, informational videos, and events for mountain bikers globally. It also includes an online marketplace and forum for users to share photos, messages, and videos and connect with other riders. "
target parent: BikeExchange
target: CyclingTips
CyclingTips is an Australian website that seeks to share the beauty of cycling and to inspire cyclists of all levels to become better and more knowledgeable riders. They publish news, tech reviews, interviews, feature articles and tips about everything from the science of cycling to road safety.
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closed 6/11/2018 via Company Press Release

ReWorld Media, acquired F1i.fr

synopsis: Reworld Media, an international digital group, announces the acquisition of F1i.fr, the first French-language site on Formula 1 news, from Edition Ventures. Founded in 2012, F1i.fr is a leading French-language media site on Formula 1 news whose content is focused on Formula 1 teams, drivers, Grands Prix, circuits, etc.
buyer: ReWorld Media (ENXTPA:ALREW:$198.39)
REWORLD MEDIA is an international digital group with a network of 11 proprietary media brands powerful within their B2C segments and an international media network. They offer international advertisers a global offer combining "Media Branding" and "Media Performance" (performance campaigns). "
target parent: Edition Ventures
target: F1i.fr
Founded in 2012, F1i.fr is a leading French-language media site on Formula 1 news whose content is focused on Formula 1 teams, drivers, Grands Prix, circuits, etc. With 2.7 million visitors and 10 million pages viewed, F1i.fr has developed a media brand highly recognized in the field of Formula 1.
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closed 1/10/2018 via GlobeNewswire

B2Digital, Inc., acquired Bluegrass MMA

synopsis: B2Digital announced that it has acquired Bluegrass MMA “BGMMA” Social Media and Digital Communication Platforms. Bluegrass MMA was started as a blog in January 2011, with local journalists and sports enthusiasts wanting to share their thoughts on the local MMA community in the Ohio Valley region.
buyer: B2Digital, Inc. (OTCPK:BTDG:$0.35)
B2Digital, Incorporated is a full service Live Event Sports Company. B2Digital is building an integrated LIVE Event Minor League for the Mixed Martial Arts marketplace, through the creation of Minor League champions expected to graduate to MMA Major Leagues from the B2 Fighting Series. "
target: Bluegrass MMA
Bluegrass MMA (BGMMA) is the number one source for local MMA news in the Ohio Valley region. The blog was started in January 2011 with local journalists and sports enthusiasts wanting to share their thoughts on the local MMA community.
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closed 10/4/2016 via BusinessWire

Motor1.com, acquired MyGaraj.com

synopsis: Miami-based technology and multimedia company Motor1.com, a sister company of Motorsport.com, acquired the MyGaraj.com website. Mygaraj.com is Turkey's first and most-visited site for Motorsport and Formula 1 information.
buyer parent: Motorsport.com
buyer: Motor1.com
Motor1.com is a technologically advanced international digital media group specializing in automotive content while delivering the latest news, car reviews, buying guides, price lists and premium video production. "
target: MyGaraj.com
Mygaraj.com is Turkey's first and most-visited site for Motorsport and Formula 1 information. They offer news and information related to the automobile industry,
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closed 5/21/2012 via BusinessWire

STI Holdings, Inc., merged with Link Bit Consulting Co., Ltd.

synopsis: STI Holdings, Inc., a Nevada Corporation, and Link Bit Consulting Co., Ltd., a Japanese Corporation, have completed a definite Agreement and Plan of Reorganization. Link Bit is engaged in the business of transmitting and providing horseracing information via various media, as well as an internet website.
buyer: STI Holdings, Inc. (OTCPK:GPIW:$0.00)
STI Holdings, Inc. is a Nevada Corporation. "
target: Link Bit Consulting Co., Ltd.
Located in Tokyo, Japan, Link Bit Consulting Co., Ltd is engaged in the business of transmitting and providing horseracing information via various media, as well as an internet website. They also publish magazines and books in the Horseracing and Sports industry.
price ($mm)
$7.50
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closed 1/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

Sports Perfecta, Inc., acquired FanXT

synopsis: Grand Perfecta, Inc. announced that it acquired FanXT, an award-winning global fantasy sports provider. The acquisition was made through Sports Perfecta, Inc., the USA subsidiary of Grand Perfecta. FanXT owns daily, seasonal and commissioner fantasy sports products on web, mobile and Facebook platforms for sports across the world.
buyer parent: Grand Perfecta, Inc.
buyer: Sports Perfecta, Inc.
Sports Perfecta is an award-wining digital sports media company offering fantasy sports and digital media platforms to sport leagues across the world. Its digital products include fantasy sport games, web 2.0 websites, iPhone and Android mobile apps, Facebook apps as well as Smart TV apps. "
target: FanXT
FanXT is an award-winning fantasy sports provider offering daily, season-long and commissioner fantasy sports platforms for sports across the world. FanXT covers popular sports like NFL, NBA, MLB and soccer to unique sports like horse racing, sumo wrestling and Formula 1.
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closed 5/21/2012 via BusinessWire

STI Holdings, Inc., merged with Link Bit Consulting Co., Ltd.

synopsis: STI Holdings, Inc., a Nevada Corporation, and Link Bit Consulting Co., Ltd., a Japanese Corporation, have completed a definite Agreement and Plan of Reorganization. Link Bit is engaged in the business of transmitting and providing horseracing information via various media, as well as an internet website.
buyer: STI Holdings, Inc. (OTCPK:GPIW:$0.00)
STI Holdings, Inc. is a Nevada Corporation. "
target: Link Bit Consulting Co., Ltd.
Located in Tokyo, Japan, Link Bit Consulting Co., Ltd is engaged in the business of transmitting and providing horseracing information via various media, as well as an internet website. They also publish magazines and books in the Horseracing and Sports industry.
price ($mm)
$7.50
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closed 5/21/2012 via BusinessWire

STI Holdings, Inc., merged with Link Bit Consulting Co., Ltd.

synopsis: STI Holdings, Inc., a Nevada Corporation, and Link Bit Consulting Co., Ltd., a Japanese Corporation, have completed a definite Agreement and Plan of Reorganization. Link Bit is engaged in the business of transmitting and providing horseracing information via various media, as well as an internet website.
buyer: STI Holdings, Inc. (OTCPK:GPIW:$0.00)
STI Holdings, Inc. is a Nevada Corporation. "
target: Link Bit Consulting Co., Ltd.
Located in Tokyo, Japan, Link Bit Consulting Co., Ltd is engaged in the business of transmitting and providing horseracing information via various media, as well as an internet website. They also publish magazines and books in the Horseracing and Sports industry.
price ($mm)
$7.50
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closed 11/30/2006 via BNC Analysis

The Sporting Exchange Limited, acquired Timeform Racing Publications

synopsis: Betfair, the betting industry's most successful exchange, are to buy Timeform in an estimated £15m deal expected to be completed next week. The move to acquire Halifax-based Portway Press Ltd, which publishes Timeform and other related racing publications.
buyer: The Sporting Exchange Limited
Home to the world's biggest online betting community, Betfair is striving to become the pre-eminent betting platform for the internet. Betfair has grown into a multi-billion dollar business with an established portfolio of online gaming products comprising of poker, casino and games. "
target: Timeform Racing Publications
Timeform ratings are widely accepted as the definitive measure of racing merit, the Racehorses and Chasers & Hurdlers annuals are keenly collected, and publications like the Timeform Race Card, Timeform Black Book and Timeform Perspective have become indispensable to thousands of serious punters.
price ($mm)
$31
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announced 10/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

Punters.com.au, will acquire Racenet

synopsis: Punters Paradise Pty Limited, a subsidiary of News Corp Australia, has proposed the acquisition of Racing Internet Services Pty Ltd (Racenet). Racenet is Australia's premier horse racing destination, providing the latest in news, form guides, tips, statistics and tools to help punters back more winners.
buyer parent: News Corporation
buyer: Punters.com.au
Punters.com.au is Australia's largest horse racing website. Based in Melbourne, Australia, the company was founded in 2008 and has grown into Australia's largest and most visited website for Form Guides, Tips and general horse racing news, reaching over 2M Australian horse racing fans every year. "
target: Racenet
Racenet is Australia's premier horse racing destination, providing the latest in news, form guides, tips, statistics and tools to help punters back more winners. Racenet has been the leading online portal for Australian horse racing since launching in 1998.
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closed 5/27/2021 via BNC Analysis

Betsperts, acquired Fantasy Life App

synopsis: Betsperts, a crowdsourced sports gambling advice platform, has acquired Fantasy Life App, a mobile fantasy sports news platform. Fantasy Life App provides fantasy sports fans with breaking news, advice, polls, gameday reports, memes, and more. The app also allows users to live chat with other fans to talk about fantasy sports and strategies.
buyer: Betsperts
Betsperts is a crowdsourced sports gambling advice platform. Betsperts' community of free sports gambling experts provide sports bettors with trustworthy advice. Their platform allows users to engage through a social media feed to help them find the information they need to make better bets. "
target: Fantasy Life App
Fantasy Life App is a mobile fantasy sports news platform. Fantasy Life App provides fantasy sports fans with breaking news, advice, polls, gameday reports, memes, and more. The app also allows users to live chat with other fans to talk about fantasy sports and strategies.
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announced 5/4/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Better Collective A/S, will acquire The Action Network

synopsis: Sports betting media group, Better Collective, is to acquire 100% of the shares in Action Network, a sports media company featuring news and analysis focused on the sports betting landscape in the United States.
buyer: Better Collective A/S (OM:BETCO:$109.56)
Better Collective is a global sports betting media group that develops digital platforms for betting tips, bookmaker information and iGaming communities. "
target parent: The Chernin Group
target: The Action Network
Action is uniquely positioned in the US market as the premium sports content and product destination for US sports bettors. Action provides an enhanced experience for its users through original sports news content, premium insights, deep menus of odds and proprietary betting tools and data.
price ($mm)
$240
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closed 11/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

Better Collective A/S, acquired Irishracing.com

synopsis: Betting media company Better Collective has purchased Irishracing.com. Irishracing.com is an Irish racing publisher. The blog, which for over 20 years has covered Irish and British horseracing along with major international competitions, was originally created by the Irish Times.
buyer: Better Collective A/S (OM:BETCO:$109.56)
Denmark-based Better Collective is a developer of digital platforms for betting tips, bookmaker information and iGaming communities. Better Collective’s portfolio includes more than 2,000+ websites and products, including bettingexpert.com, the trusted home of tips from expert tipsters. "
target: Irishracing.com
Irishracing.com is a website which provides comprehensive coverage of Irish, British and Major International Horse racing 365 days a year. Irishracing.com is a 100% Free to access resource for horse racing professionals and enthusiasts.
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announced 10/30/2020 via Company Press Release

Francisco Partners Management LLC, will acquire MyFitnessPal

synopsis: Under Armour, Inc., a global leader in branded athletic performance apparel, footwear and accessories, is to sell the MyFitnessPal platform to Francisco Partners. MyFitnessPal is a smartphone app and website that tracks diet and exercise.
buyer: Francisco Partners Management LLC
Francisco Partners is a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology and technology-enabled businesses. Francisco Partners has raised approximately $24 billion in committed capital and invested in more than 300 technology companies. "
target parent: Under Armour
target: MyFitnessPal
MyFitnessPal is a smartphone app and website that tracks diet and exercise. The app uses gamification elements to motivate users. To track nutrients, users can either scan the barcodes of various food items or manually find them in the app's large pre-existing database.
price ($mm)
$215
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closed 4/26/2019 via Company Press Release

RakeTech Ltd., acquired TVmatsit

synopsis: Raketech, a leading online affiliate and content marketing company that focuses on the Nordic and UK regions, has acquired TVmatsit, Finland's leading sports listing website. TVmatsit offers a sports TV guide that helps connect sports fans with relevant TV broadcasts and streams.
buyer: RakeTech Ltd. (OM:RAKE:$36.84)
Raketech is a leading online affiliate and content marketing company that focuses on the Nordic and UK regions. Through some 20 flagship brands, Raketech guides sports and gaming enthusiasts to the best possible services, while also delivering high quality traffic and leads to its partners. "
target: TVmatsit
TVmatsit is Finland's leading sports listing website. TVmatsit offers a sports TV guide that helps connect sports fans with relevant TV broadcasts and streams. TVmatsit gathers all live sports broadcasts into one user friendly listing, allowing users to search for a specific match or sport.
price ($mm)
$1.80
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closed 10/25/2017 via Company Press Release

The Action Network, acquired FantasyLabs

synopsis: The Action Network, a newly formed sports analysis and media company owned by The Chernin Group, has acquired FantasyLabs. FantasyLabs provides daily fantasy sports players with proprietary data and tools to test theories, quickly create and backtest models, and ultimately, construct profitable daily fantasy sports lineups.
buyer parent: The Chernin Group
buyer: The Action Network
The Action Network is a subscription-based sports analysis and media company catering to bettors and fantasy-sports players. "
target: FantasyLabs
FantasyLabs provides daily fantasy sports players with proprietary data and tools to test theories, quickly create and backtest models, and ultimately construct profitable DFS lineups. Their goal is to introduce completely unique concepts to help players acquire an unprecedented edge.
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closed 10/25/2017 via Company Press Release

The Action Network, acquired SportsAction

synopsis: The Action Network, a newly formed sports analysis and media company owned by The Chernin Group, has acquired SportsAction, a native app platform offering real-time scores, odds and picks tracking, with information and analysis targeting both casual and very engaged sports bettors.
buyer parent: The Chernin Group
buyer: The Action Network
The Action Network is a subscription-based sports analysis and media company catering to bettors and fantasy-sports players. "
target: SportsAction
SportsAction is a native app platform offering real-time scores, odds and picks tracking, with information and analysis targeting both casual and very engaged sports bettors. SportsAction was co-founded by Brian Mead and Kerns, and was incubated with TCG.
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closed 5/15/2017 via Company Press Release

FantasyLabs, acquired The Fantasy Fanatics LLC

synopsis: FantasyLabs, a platform of proprietary daily fantasy sports (DFS) data, tools, and analytics, announced the acquisition of The Fantasy Fanatics LLC., a suite of data-driven tools for daily fantasy sports players.
buyer: FantasyLabs
FantasyLabs provides daily fantasy sports players with proprietary data and tools to test theories, quickly create and backtest models, and ultimately construct profitable DFS lineups. Their goal is to introduce completely unique concepts to help players acquire an unprecedented edge. "
target: The Fantasy Fanatics LLC
The Fantasy Fanatics LLC is a suite of data-driven tools for daily fantasy sports players. Founded in 2015, The Fantasty Fanatics offers innovative tools for DFS players, including unique ownership analysis for DraftKings and FanDuel contests.
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closed 12/21/2015 via PR Newswire

Anytime Fitness, LLC, acquired PumpOne

synopsis: Anytime Fitness announced that it has purchased PumpOne, a leading mobile personal training services provider featuring the world's largest exercise image and video library. PumpOne has a library of over 7,000 fitness images and videos, more than 1,000 workout programs and a rich, intuitive user experience to connect trainers and clients.
buyer: Anytime Fitness, LLC
Anytime Fitness is the fastest-growing gym franchise in the world, with more than 3,000 gyms serving nearly 3,000,000 members on five continents. Anytime Fitness prides itself on providing its members with convenient fitness options and friendly, personal service in well-maintained facilities. "
target: PumpOne
PumpOne is the world leader in mobile personal training solutions, creating portable fitness trainers that can go anywhere. They have the world’s largest made-for-mobile exercise image and video library and state-of-the-art technology with the simplicity of drag & drop or just a touch of a screen.
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closed 4/7/2014 via PR Web

Bookacoach, acquired TRAINlete

synopsis: Bookacoach, an Elevate Ventures portfolio company that provides an online marketplace for booking sports lessons, announced its acquisition of Atlanta-based online coaches and trainers directory TRAINlete.
buyer parent: Elevate Ventures
buyer: Bookacoach
Bookacoach is an online destination for sports lessons, connecting safety certified coaches with parents to manage private sports instruction. "
target: TRAINlete
TRAINlete, L.L.C. is an online coaches and trainers directory. TRAINlete alleviates the problem that athletes and their parents have in safely connecting to credible sports trainers, while also connecting credible and talented trainers to serious clients.
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closed 10/1/2008 via BNC Analysis

Beckett Publications, acquired Beckett Publications

synopsis: Apprise Media exited majority ownership of Beckett Media in October 2008, retaining minority equity interests. Under Apprise’s ownership, Beckett streamlined its operations, introduced new products and adapted to market changes.
buyer parent: Spectrum Equity Investors
buyer: Beckett Publications
Produces monthly card collecting price guides for baseball, football, basketball, hockey and motorsports, as well as a monthly price guide for popular sports collectibles and autographs. In 1998, Beckett Publications also launched a magazine devoted to toy collectors. "
target parent: Spectrum Equity Investors
target: Beckett Publications
Produces monthly card collecting price guides for baseball, football, basketball, hockey and motorsports, as well as a monthly price guide for popular sports collectibles and autographs. In 1998, Beckett Publications also launched a magazine devoted to toy collectors.
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closed 9/1/2006 via PR Newswire

The Sportsman's Guide, Inc. merged with Redcats USA,

synopsis: Redcats Group , a leader in home shopping announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Redcats USA has completed the acquisition of The Sportsman's Guide, Inc., a leading US catalog and online marketer of outdoor and sports gear, for a price of $31 per share that values The Sportsman's Guide at approximately $265 million.
buyer: Redcats USA
Headquartered on New York City's Fashion Avenue, Redcats USA is "America's Specialty Catalog and E-Commerce Leader," with 10 catalogs and 10 e-commerce websites. Our three divisions include value-priced misses' fashion, women's and men's plus-size apparel as well as home lifestyles. "
target: The Sportsman's Guide, Inc.
The Sportsman’s Guide is a leading marketer of value priced outdoor gear and general merchandise, with a special emphasis on outdoor clothing, equipment and footwear.
price ($mm)
$257
rev ($mm)
$292
EBITDA ($mm)
$20
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
13.0x
closed 1/26/2005 via BusinessWire

Apprise Media LLC, acquired Beckett Publications

synopsis: Apprise Media LLC, a niche media company backed by Spectrum Equity Investors, today announced that it acquired Beckett Publications, the leading publisher of sports and entertainment market collectible guides.
buyer parent: Spectrum Equity Investors
buyer: Apprise Media LLC
Apprise Media concentrates on niche media, a fast growing segment in the media industry. Apprise Media identifies businesses in which our core management strengths and experience can combine to create value for our investors and enhanced competitive positioning for our portfolio companies. "
target: Beckett Publications
Produces monthly card collecting price guides for baseball, football, basketball, hockey and motorsports, as well as a monthly price guide for popular sports collectibles and autographs. In 1998, Beckett Publications also launched a magazine devoted to toy collectors.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
$20
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/11/2019 via Company Press Release

FloSports, acquired DirtonDirt.com

synopsis: FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, announced the acquisition of DirtonDirt.com. Founded in 2007, DirtonDirt.com is a subscription-based website that provides news coverage, results and features on all types of Dirt Late Model racing.
buyer: FloSports
Founded in 2006, FloSports is a venture-backed OTT subscription video streaming service dedicated to sports, offering live and on-demand access to tens of thousands of competitions across 20-plus sports in the US and abroad. "
target: DirtonDirt.com
Founded in 2007, DirtonDirt.com is a subscription-based website that provides news coverage, results and features on all types of Dirt Late Model racing. It is a multimedia enterprise that has become the most popular site on the internet for Dirt Late Model fans and competitors.
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closed 10/3/2018 via BNC Analysis

The Chernin Group, acquired MeatEater

synopsis: Chernin Group has acquired controlling stake in MeatEater Inc., a new outdoor-lifestyle company founded by Steven Rinella, author, podcaster and host of Netflix’s “MeaterEater” series. The Bozeman, Montana-based media company, caters to an audience of wildlife enthusiasts, providing a hub for hunting, fishing, food and conservation.
buyer: The Chernin Group
The Chernin Group, LLC (TCG) is a privately held, independent media holding company founded by Peter Chernin and based in Los Angeles, California. TCG has built, managed, operated, and invested in businesses in the media, entertainment, and technology sectors around the world since 2010. "
target: MeatEater
MeatEater Inc., a Bozeman, Montana-based media company, formed in February 2018, caters to an audience of wildlife enthusiasts, providing a hub for hunting, fishing, food and conservation. MeatEater also creates a podcast and a series for Netflix that showcases hunting and cooking.
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announced 2/28/2018 via PR Newswire

Sharing Economy International Inc., will acquire Weying Mtel Limited

synopsis: Sharing Economy International, Inc. (SEII) announced that it has entered into an exclusivity agreement for a potential acquisition of not less than 51% of Weying Mtel. Weying Mtel develops Movie Express, a mobile ticketing app for movies, and Kick Off, a mobile app that provides real-time statistics for soccer fans.
buyer: Sharing Economy International Inc. (NasdaqCM:SEII:$10.29)
Sharing Economy International Inc. (SEII), through its affiliated companies, designs, manufactures and distributes a line of proprietary high and low temperature dyeing and finishing machinery to the textile industry. "
target: Weying Mtel Limited
Weying Mtel Limited is a Hong Kong company that develops Movie Express, a mobile ticketing app for movies, and Kick Off, a mobile app that provides real-time live-scores, results, match statistics, reference odds, and team schedules for soccer fans.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/25/2017 via PR Newswire

Z Capital Group, L.L.C., acquired Daily Racing Form

synopsis: Z Capital Group, a leading global alternative investment manager, announced the acquisition of Sports Information Group, LLC, a dominant multi-media information company focused on providing premium data driven content to the sports industry through its flagship Daily Racing Form platform and other brands.
buyer: Z Capital Group, L.L.C.
Z Capital Partners, L.L.C. is the private equity management arm of Z Capital Group, L.L.C. Z Capital Group, L.L.C. and its subsidiaries are a leading alternative asset management firm with approximately $2.3 billion of regulatory assets under management. "
target: Daily Racing Form
Sports Information Group, LLC is a dominant multi-media information company focused on providing premium data driven content to the sports industry through its flagship Daily Racing Form platform and other brands.
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