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closed 6/4/2012 via BNC Analysis

Alma Media Oyj, acquired Suomen Hankintakeskus Oy

synopsis: Alma Media Corporation has acquired the entire stock of Suomen Hankintakeskus Oy, a company behind a group-buying online service www.suomenhankintakeskus.fi. The service enables companies seeking to buy goods or services to procure collectively, and hence rationalise the purchasing process and achieve cost savings.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Alma Media is specialized in newspapers, online media and other internet services. Its best-known products are the Aamulehti, Iltalehti, Kauppalehti and Etuovi.com. Alma Media employs approximately 3,000 professionals. "
target: Suomen Hankintakeskus Oy
Suomen Hankintakeskus Oy is the company behind a group-buying online service www.suomenhankintakeskus.fi. Through this service, companies aiming to purchase goods or services can make their procurement process more effective, while the suppliers are able to find new customers.
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closed 11/20/2009 via Capital IQ

WebSpy, Ltd., merged with Marketboomer

synopsis: WebSpy, a developer of internet monitoring and reporting software, announced the acquisition of procurement and materials management system provider, Marketboomer. The Australian-based WebSpy expects the acquisition to significantly boost its cashflow, revenue and generate profitable operations.
buyer: WebSpy, Ltd.
WebSpy is a leading global provider of monitoring, analysis and reporting software for Internet, Email and Network usage. WebSpy has been established since 1996 with offices strategically located in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia. "
target: Marketboomer
Marketboomer provides sophisticated yet easily accessible online procurement platforms for thousands of organisations globally. Marketboomer is backed by some of the industry’s experts and over ten years experience in many markets including Australia, the UK, Ireland, Dubai and China.
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closed 10/31/2018 via Company Press Release

Visma ASA, acquired Lessmore

synopsis: Visma Advantage, a leading provider of business software and business processes has acquired Swedish procurement company Lessmore. Lessmore is a business supplies and equipment company providing an internet based system that allows businesses to sell their services and products internationally.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Visma ASA
Visma Advantage is the leading provider of business software and business processes for accounting & payroll. The group comprises five business areas which are Visma Software, Visma BPO Accounting & Payroll, Visma Procurement & Collecting, Visma Retail and Visma System Development & Integration. "
target: Lessmore
LessMore develops and operates an Internet based system that allows businesses to sell their services and products in Sweden, Ireland, and internationally. The company’s solution also allows employers to offer discounts from various vendors to their employees.
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closed 6/6/2017 via PR Newswire

ECRM, acquired RangeMe

synopsis: Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing (ECRM®), an international leader in product sourcing and category planning solutions, announced it has acquired RangeMe, the award-winning online platform that streamlines new product discovery between suppliers and retailers.
buyer parent: Snow Phipps Group, LLC
buyer: ECRM
Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing (ECRM) is an international leader in product sourcing and category planning solutions. ECRM helps buyers and suppliers increase productivity, optimize product assortments and enhance collaboration efforts. "
target: RangeMe
RangeMe is changing the way retailers and product suppliers do business by giving buyers an efficient way to discover innovative new products and manage the inbound product submission process.
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closed 3/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

Origo Media Group, acquired Confhotel

synopsis: Origo Media, one of Hungary’s leading media companies, has acquired Confhotel, a company that operates a web portal for companies in tourism, hotel, and catering industries. Their web site is designed for people who are searching for suppliers of various events, training courses, business meetings, or for individual purposes.
buyer: Origo Media Group
Founded in 1998, Origo Media Group has grown to become one of Hungary’s leading media companies and achieved market leadership in several of its business areas through its business lines such as the Origo.hu news portal, the Freemail e-mailing system and the Adnetwork online advertising network. "
target: Confhotel
Confhotel-NET Kft. operates a web portal for companies in tourism, hotel, and catering industries. Their web site is designed for people who are searching for suppliers of various events, training courses, business meetings, or for individual purposes.
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closed 5/19/2016 via Market Wire

Focus Technology Co., Ltd., acquired Doba

synopsis: Doba, the sourcing marketplace for global trading partners and online retailers, announced its acquisition by Focus Technology Co., Ltd, parent company of Made-in-China.com, a leading ecommerce platform that connects global buyers with Chinese suppliers.
buyer: Focus Technology Co., Ltd. (SZSE:002315:$79.38)
Focus Technology Co., Ltd. is the business-to-business e-commerce innovator and leader in China. It has been helping small and medium-sized enterprises conduct global trade. It operates Made-in-China who provides selling and buying information for both China suppliers and global buyers. "
target: Doba
Doba is a business-to-business (B2B) marketplace for global trading partners to access a growing network of e-commerce retailers and for online retailers to discover new brands and product lines. Doba's catalog provides retailers access to more than 1.5 million products from a growing supplier base.
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closed 10/3/2017 via PR Newswire

Compusearch Software Systems, Inc., acquired FedBid

synopsis: Compusearch, the leading provider of software and insight that put federal program offices, acquisition experts, and contractors on the fastest path to success, announced the completion of the acquisition of reverse auction marketplace provider FedBid, Inc.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
buyer: Compusearch Software Systems, Inc.
Compusearch is the leading provider of software and services that advance commerce and collaboration among government agencies and contractors. Compusearch's PRISM™ is the contract writing system for defense, intelligence, and civilian agencies. "
target: FedBid
FedBid, Inc. is the industry-leading provider of reverse auction services, optimizing how businesses, governments and educational institutions buy the goods and services they need.
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announced 3/10/2017 via PR Newswire

Hebron Technology Co., Ltd., will acquire Shanghai Xinxiao Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Hebron Technology Co., Ltd., a manufacturer and installer of valves and pipe fittings for use in the pharmaceutical and food industries, announced it will acquire a majority interest in Shanghai Xinxiao Co., Ltd. Xinxiao operates an online marketplace for equipment and products used in the pharmaceutical, food, and environmental industries.
buyer: Hebron Technology Co., Ltd. (HEBT:$24.62)
Hebron Technology Co., Ltd. engages in research, development, and manufacture of highly specialized valves and pipe fitting products for use in the pharmaceutical, biological, food and beverage, and other clean industries. "
target: Shanghai Xinxiao Co., Ltd.
Shanghai Xinxiao Co., Ltd. is an e-commerce and information service company. They operate an online marketplace for equipment and products used in the pharmaceutical, biological, chemical, food and beverage, and environmental industries. They also provide consulting services for businesses.
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closed 9/16/2018 via Company Press Release

Valify, acquired Lucro Solutions

synopsis: Valify, the leading healthcare cost management company exclusively dedicated to controlling purchased services expense, announced that it has acquired Lucro Solutions, Inc., a Nashville-based digital platform for health systems to compare and select vendors.  
buyer: Valify
Valify is the only healthcare cost management company exclusively dedicated to controlling purchased services expense. Valify’s web-based technology platform allows healthcare organizations to quickly identify, benchmark, and manage savings in over 1,200 categories. "
target: Lucro Solutions
Lucro is a new marketplace designed to reinvent how buyers and sellers of innovative healthcare solutions connect. Healthcare leaders can efficiently identify, compare, collaborate and evaluate solutions among a community of industry peers and privately among trusted colleagues.
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announced 12/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

Intuit, Inc., will acquire Docstoc

synopsis: Intuit has agreed to acquire Docstoc. The company provides a platform to upload, share and even sell documents, and maintains an ever-growing repository of both free and purchasable legal, business, financial, technical, and educational documents that can be easily searched, previewed and downloaded.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$7,837.00)
Intuit is a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services, simplify small business management and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing. "
target: Docstoc
Docstoc provides a platform to upload, share and even sell documents, and maintains an ever-growing repository of both free and purchasable legal, business, financial, technical, and educational documents that can be easily searched, previewed and downloaded.
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closed 5/21/2014 via BNC Analysis

Supply Stream, Inc., acquired InvenShare.com

synopsis: SupplyStream, a CE industry web-based product mega-catalog, has acquired Invenshare, makers of an inventory-sharing platform for the industry. It connects the warehouses of small businesses across the nation, helping AV dealers find what they need and generate cash flow for their business.
buyer: Supply Stream, Inc.
SupplyStream is a consumer electronics industry web-based product mega-catalog. The company touts an most up-to-date product catalog in the industry with over 170,000 current Stock Keeping Units being fed to the site daily. "
target: InvenShare.com
Invenshare is the maker of an inventory-sharing platform for the industry. It connects the warehouses of small businesses across the nation, helping AV dealers find what they need and generate cash flow for their business.
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closed 2/24/2020 via PR Newswire

biproxi, acquired Officespace.com

synopsis: biproxi, the leading end-to-end commercial real estate platform trusted by the world's largest commercial brokerages, has acquired OfficeSpace.com, the fastest growing online commercial real estate marketplace that connects tenants and buyers with brokers.
buyer: biproxi
biproxi is a global online commercial real estate marketplace for brokers, sellers, and buyers. They developed best in class marketing strategies to help move listings quicker and more efficiently and offer the first open-access marketplace of their kind without any subscription fees. "
target: Officespace.com
Officespace.com is the fastest growing online commercial real estate marketplace that connects tenants and buyers with brokers. OfficeSpace.com provides lease and sale information for all commercial use types - including office, retail, industrial, flex, and land.
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announced 12/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

AnyWorkspace, will acquire AnyWorkspace

synopsis: Sng Kheng Sim, the founder of AnyWorkspace, will acquire an 80% stake in the company from Sharing Economy Investment Limited, a Hong Kong-based manufacturer of dyeing and finishing machinery. AnyWorkspace is a real-time marketplace in Hong Kong that connects workspace providers with those that need flexible workspace arrangements.
buyer: AnyWorkspace
Based in Hong Kong, AnyWorkspace is a real-time marketplace connecting providers of workspaces (such as desks and offices) with those that need flexible workspace arrangements. Clients gain access to a reliable and easy-to-use platform, which makes it simple to book, compare, and review options. "
target parent: Sharing Economy International Inc.
target: AnyWorkspace
Based in Hong Kong, AnyWorkspace is a real-time marketplace connecting providers of workspaces (such as desks and offices) with those that need flexible workspace arrangements. Clients gain access to a reliable and easy-to-use platform, which makes it simple to book, compare, and review options.
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$0.08*
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closed 9/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Spacebase, acquired Okanda

synopsis: Spacebase, a German sharing economy platform for meeting and event spaces whose mission is to make meetings better and change the way people meet, has acquired Okanda, a Germany-based online booking platform for hotel meeting rooms that's focused on making the process of booking meetings and meeting rooms as easy as possible.
buyer: Spacebase
Headquartered in Germany, Spacebase’s mission is to make meetings better and change the way people meet. They have sent out local scouts to select the best meeting venues and have found exciting and unique locations that will not only boost creativity, but will also be easy on users’ budgets. "
target: Okanda
Headquartered in Germany, Okanda is focused on making the process of booking meetings and meeting rooms as easy as possible. Their website Okanda.com is clear, simple, presents the best search results and gives an availability guarantee of the presented conference facilities.
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closed 4/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Subscribe Technologies Inc., acquired GIGX

synopsis: Subscribe Technologies Inc., a developer of cloud based distributed ledger compatible software as a service solutions, has acquired GIGX. Based in Montenegro, GIGX is a decentralized, secure, and easy-to-use freelancer platform based on Ethereum blockchain technology, that offers to disrupt the way people buy and sell freelance services online.
buyer: Subscribe Technologies Inc. (CNSX:SAAS:$0.00)
Subscribe Technologies develops, partners with, acquires, and invests in cloud based distributed ledger compatible software as a service solutions for small and medium sized enterprises. "
target: GIGX
Based in Montenegro, GIGX is a decentralized, secure, and easy-to-use freelancer platform based on Ethereum blockchain technology, that offers to disrupt the way people buy and sell freelance services online. GIGX aims to integrate all digital service sellers into a unified Blockchain ecosystem.
price ($mm)
$0.02
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announced 12/20/2017 via PR Newswire

Cleantech Solutions International, Inc., will acquire AnyWorkspace

synopsis: Cleantech Solutions International announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Sharing Economy Investment Limited, has entered into an agreement to acquire AnyWorkspace. Based in Hong Kong, AnyWorkspace is an online marketplace connecting providers of workspaces (such as desks and offices) with those that need flexible workspace arrangements.
buyer: Cleantech Solutions International, Inc. (NasdaqCM:SEII:$10.29)
Cleantech Solutions, through its affiliated companies, designs, manufactures and distributes a line of proprietary high and low temperature dyeing and finishing machinery to the textile industry. "
target: AnyWorkspace
Based in Hong Kong, AnyWorkspace is a real-time marketplace connecting providers of workspaces (such as desks and offices) with those that need flexible workspace arrangements. Clients gain access to a reliable and easy-to-use platform, which makes it simple to book, compare, and review options.
price ($mm)
$0.56*
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closed 11/25/2013 via Market Watch

Towers Watson, acquired Liazon Corporation

synopsis: Rand Capital Corporation, a Buffalo, New York based Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) notes that Towers Watson, a global professional services company, announced that it has acquired Rand portfolio company, Liazon Corporation, a provider of private exchange solutions and online benefit marketplace.
buyer: Towers Watson (TW:$3,644.95)
Towers Watson is a leading global professional services company that helps organizations improve performance through effective people, risk and financial management. Towers Watson offers solutions in the areas of employee benefits, talent management, rewards, and risk and capital management. "
target parent: Rand Capital Corporation
target: Liazon Corporation
Founded in 2007, Liazon Corporation operates the market-leading Bright Choices® private benefits exchange for businesses in the U.S. Bright Choices is an online benefits store that is changing the way employers and employees buy employee benefits.
price ($mm)
$215
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closed 9/14/2009 via BusinessWire

RecruitHire, acquired Dayak

synopsis: RecruitHire announced that it has acquired Dayak’s online recruiting marketplace. In the coming weeks, the Dayak marketplace will become part of RecruitHire. Dayak is an online recruiting marketplace that matches employers with a nationwide network of professional recruiters.
buyer: RecruitHire
RecruitHire provides next generation recruiting for employers through a global network of proven recruiters and their top job candidates. The company’s highly efficient online recruitment management system allows employers to greatly streamline and accelerate the placement process. "
target: Dayak
Dayak is an online recruiting marketplace that matches employers with a nationwide network of professional recruiters. Dayak combines the simplicity and convenience of an online job board with the effectiveness and support of a full-service recruiting firm.
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closed 6/21/2011 via PR Web

ECS Refining, acquired ServoTerra, Inc.

synopsis: ECS Refining, a recycling and end-of-life services company that specializes in electronics and industrial equipment, has acquired ServoTerra, a company with a SaaS (software-as-a-service) platform that provides a business-to-business e-commerce exchange for the remarketing and disposal of computer/IT equipment.
buyer: ECS Refining
ECS Refining is a full-service recycling and end-of-life services company that can help change the shape of what matters most to clients, to the industry, and to the planet. "
target: ServoTerra, Inc.
ServoTerra is a SaaS B2B e-commerce eXchange that enables a business to realize the true market value of their used capital assets over the life cycle. ServoTerra bridges the chasm between asset management and asset disposition to address a value-robbing problem.
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closed 6/4/2012 via BNC Analysis

Alma Media Oyj, acquired Suomen Hankintakeskus Oy

synopsis: Alma Media Corporation has acquired the entire stock of Suomen Hankintakeskus Oy, a company behind a group-buying online service www.suomenhankintakeskus.fi. The service enables companies seeking to buy goods or services to procure collectively, and hence rationalise the purchasing process and achieve cost savings.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Alma Media is specialized in newspapers, online media and other internet services. Its best-known products are the Aamulehti, Iltalehti, Kauppalehti and Etuovi.com. Alma Media employs approximately 3,000 professionals. "
target: Suomen Hankintakeskus Oy
Suomen Hankintakeskus Oy is the company behind a group-buying online service www.suomenhankintakeskus.fi. Through this service, companies aiming to purchase goods or services can make their procurement process more effective, while the suppliers are able to find new customers.
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closed 3/31/2021 via BNC Analysis

Alma Media Oyj, acquired Netello Systems Oy

synopsis: Alma Media, a Finnish media company focusing on digital services and publishing, has acquired a 60% stake in Netello Systems Oy, a Finnish digital marketing firm focused on SMEs. Netello Systems helps SMEs to accelerate the digitalisation of their business and grow their brand online. They offer services for SEO, SEM and web design.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Finland-based Alma Media is a dynamic digital service business and media company. The company’s best-known brands are Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Etuovi.com, and Monster. Alma Media's business areas include national, regional, and local media, business services, and events. "
target: Netello Systems Oy
Netello Systems is a Finnish digital marketing firm focused on SMEs. Netello Systems helps SMEs to accelerate the digitalisation of their business and grow their brand online. They offer services for search engine optimisation (SEO), search engine marketing (SEM) and web design.
price ($mm)
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announced 3/5/2021 via BNC Analysis

Alma Media Oyj, will acquire NettiX Oy

synopsis: The Otava Group has entered into an agreement with Alma Media Corporation to sell Nettix Oy. Nettix Oy's business comprises Finland's leading engine marketplaces, such as Nettiauto, Nettikone and Nettimoto, and they reach 2.5 million Finns every week. 
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Finland-based Alma Media is a dynamic digital service business and media company. The company’s best-known brands are Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Etuovi.com, and Monster. Alma Media's business areas include national, regional, and local media, business services, and events. "
target parent: Otava Oy
target: NettiX Oy
Nettix Oy’s business consists of Finland’s leading motor vehicle marketplaces, such as Nettiauto, Nettikone and Nettimoto, reaching an audience of 2.5 million Finns every week. They are Finland’s largest marketplaces for motor vehicles and mobility services.
price ($mm)
$206
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$27
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$14
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closed 1/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

LMC s.r.o., acquired techloop.io

synopsis: A leading recruitment service company in the Czech Republic LMC s.r.o, a member of the Alma Media Group, has acquired a Czech start-up Techloop. The company’s SaaS-based recruitment service Techloop.io is a niche portal designed for IT professionals and businesses.
buyer parent: Alma Media Oyj
buyer: LMC s.r.o.
LMC, based in the Czech Republic, provides a family of online products for job searching and education, including the websites Jobs.cz, Prace.cz, Teamio and more. Since 1996, they have helped more than 34,000 companies to find more than 1,000,000 employees. "
target: techloop.io
Prague-based SaaS-based recruitment service Techloop is a niche portal designed for IT professionals and businesses. Techloop’s algorithm-based service analyses quickly and efficiently registered applicants’ online profiles and matches them with listed IT vacancies.
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closed 2/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Alma Media Oyj, acquired Muuttomaailma.fi

synopsis: Alma Media, a media company focusing on digital services and publishing, has acquired Muuttomaailma.fi, an online marketplace for moving services in Finland. Muuttomaailma.fi is the easiest way to to compare and book a moving company. The platform allows users to compare moving quotes from over 350 moving companies.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on the service business and journalistic content. The company’s best-known brands are Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Affärsvärlden, Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Etuovi.com and Monster. Their brands provide regional media, recruitment services, trade publications and more. "
target: Muuttomaailma.fi
Muuttomaailma.fi is an online marketplace for moving services in Finland. Muuttomaailma.fi is the easiest way to to compare and book a moving company. The platform allows users to compare moving quotes from over 350 moving companies to help them find the best moving company for their needs.
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closed 11/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Alma Media Oyj, acquired Kolektiv d.o.o.

synopsis: Alma Media Corporation has acquired the remaining share capital to become the whole owner of Kolektiv Ltd, the leading online recruitment service in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Kolektiv focuses on the digital job market business, recruitment and HR consulting services, and temporary staffing services.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on the service business and journalistic content. The company’s best-known brands are Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Affärsvärlden, Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Etuovi.com and Monster. Their brands provide regional media, recruitment services, trade publications and more. "
target: Kolektiv d.o.o.
Kolektiv, the leading online recruitment service in Bosnia and Herzegovina, was established in 2001. In its operations, the company has focused on the digital job market business, recruitment and HR consulting services, staff leasing and outsourcing services and temporary staffing services.
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closed 5/3/2019 via Company Press Release

Alma Media Oyj, acquired Tukkuautot.fi

synopsis: Alma Media, a media company focusing on digital services and publishing, has acquired Tukkuautot.fi., the largest B2B auction platform for used cars in Finland. Tukkuautot.fi serves dealerships, automotive financing and leasing companies, and public corporations that own large fleets of cars.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on the service business and journalistic content. The company’s best-known brands are Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Affärsvärlden, Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Etuovi.com and Monster. "
target: Tukkuautot.fi
Tukkuautot.fi is the largest B2B auction platform for used cars in Finland. Tukkuautot.fi serves dealerships, automotive financing and leasing companies, and public corporations that own large fleets of cars. Tukkuautot.fi has delivered 10,000 cars that range in price from €2,000 to €70,000.
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closed 8/1/2018 via Company Press Release

Viestintä Vallin Oy, acquired Luoteisväylä

synopsis: Viestintä Vallin Oy, a company in Finland that publishes newspapers, has acquired Luoteisväylä from Alma Media, a media company focusing on the service business and journalistic content. Luoteisväylä is a local weekly newspaper in Finland. Luoteisväylä covers the topics of local news, sports, weather, and lifestyle.
buyer: Viestintä Vallin Oy
Viestintä Vallin Oy is a company in Finland that publishes newspapers. The company is managed by Tapio Vallin. Tapio has over 40 years of journalism experience serving the Satakunta region. "
target parent: Alma Media Oyj
target: Luoteisväylä
Luoteisväylä is a local weekly newspaper in Finland. The paper is published and distributed in the Ahlainen, Noormarkku, Pomarkku, and Siikainen areas and covers the topics of local news, sports, weather, and lifestyle.
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announced 6/27/2018 via Company Press Release

Easyloma, will purchase Matkapörssi and Lentokeskus from Rantapallo Oy

synopsis: Alma Consumer’s travel media Rantapallo has agreed upon a business transaction to sell the Matkapörssi and Lentokeskus business operations to Lakeuden Matkat Oy, which has operated over 30 years in the industry. Matkapörssi is an online travel service, and Lentokeskus offers B2b services, such as bookings, for travel agencies.
buyer: Easyloma
Easyloma offers travel agency services online. Easyloma specializes in Spanish trips and direct flights to Oulu, Finland. They have been serving Finnish holiday goers for over 30 years. Easyloma is owned by Lakeuden Matkat Oy. "
seller parent: Alma Media Oyj
seller: Rantapallo Oy
Matkapörssi Oy is an online travel service, and its subsidiary LT Lentokeskus Oy offers B2B services, such as bookings, for travel agencies.
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closed 6/1/2018 via Company Press Release

CRM-Service Oy, purchased CRM business from Alma Talent Oy

synopsis: CRM-Service Oy, a leading Finnish cloud-based CRM provider, has acquired Alma Talent Oy's CRM business. Alma Talent was a reseller of the CRM-Service, which had comprehensive, reliable, and up-to-date CRM information that helps make smart decisions, improve sales and marketing, and understand the needs of a customer.
buyer: CRM-Service Oy
Based in Finland, CRM-Service Oy is the leading cloud-based CRM provider. Their aim is to create success for their clients by providing the most customer-oriented CRM solution and services in their industry. They are AAA-rated and a profitable growth company. "
seller parent: Alma Media Oyj
seller: Alma Talent Oy
Based in Finland, Alma Talent is a versatile media family, a comprehensive information service and an efficient business and competence developer. Their CRM information helps make smart decisions, improve sales and marketing, and understand the needs of a client's customer.
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closed 1/11/2018 via Company Press Release

Alma Media Oyj, acquired AutoJerry Oy

synopsis: Alma Mediapartners, a subsidiary of Alma Media, has acquired the remaining share capital to become the full owner of AutoJerry Oy, a company offering competitive tender services for car servicing. AutoJerry.fi, based in Finland, is a website where people can compare car servicing and repairs in a centralised manner.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on the service business and journalistic content. The company’s best-known brands are Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Affärsvärlden, Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Etuovi.com and Monster. "
target: AutoJerry Oy
AutoJerry.fi, based in Finland, is a website where people can compare car servicing and repairs in a centralised manner. It lets users compare offers and book a servicing time with the repair workshop they have selected.
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closed 1/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Alma Media Oyj, acquired Katsastushinnat.fi

synopsis: Alma Media, a media company focusing on digital services and publishing, has acquired, through its subsidiary Alma Mediapartners Oy, Ahorouta Oy. Ahorouta Oy owns and operates Katsastushinnat.fi, an online marketplace that allows users to compare vehicle inspection stations in Finland based on criteria such as location, price and opening hours.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on digital services and publishing. In addition to news services, the company’s products provide useful information related to lifestyle, career and business development. "
target: Katsastushinnat.fi
Katsastushinnat.fi is an online marketplace owned and operated by Ahorouta Oy. It allows users to compare vehicle inspection stations in Finland based on criteria such as location, price and opening hours. Users can also book appointments and share their experiences by submitting user reviews.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$0
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/9/2017 via Company Press Release

EDUroute s.r.o., acquired Vysokeskoly.cz

synopsis: LMC's college information portal VysokeSkoly.cz has been bought by EDUroute sro, whose founders are Libor Mertl and Jiří Ziegler. VysokeSkoly.cz provide students interested in studying at college relevant information for the selection of a suitable field of study at a university. It is based in the Czech Republic.
buyer: EDUroute s.r.o.
EDUroute sro, based in the Czech Republic, was founded by Libor Mertl and Jiří Ziegler. Jiří Ziegler has been worked in the team of VysokeSkoly.cz, a website providing information about colleges, over the past five years. "
target parent: Alma Media Oyj
target: Vysokeskoly.cz
VysokeSkoly.cz is a web-based information medium established in 2000 to provide students interested in studying at college relevant information for the selection of a suitable field of study at a university. It is based in the Czech Republic.
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announced 8/17/2016 via BNC Analysis

Alma Media Oyj, will acquire Uusi Suomi

synopsis: Alma Media has agreed to acquire the business of Uusi Suomi, a news and blog service that specialises in social dialogue. The online paper Uusi Suomi was established in 2007 after Niklas Herlin acquired the share capital and trademark rights of Kustannusosakeyhtiö Uusi Suomi from Alma Media.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on digital services and publishing. In addition to news services, the company’s products provide useful information related to lifestyle, career and business development. "
target: Uusi Suomi
Uusi Suomi is a news and blog service that specialises in social dialogue. The online paper Uusi Suomi was established in 2007 after Niklas Herlin acquired the share capital and trademark rights of Kustannusosakeyhtiö Uusi Suomi from Alma Media.
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closed 6/15/2016 via Company Press Release

Alma Media Oyj, acquired Urakkamaailma.fi

synopsis: Alma Media’s subsidiary Alma Mediapartners Oy has made an additional investment in Urakkamaailma.fi, increasing its holding from 30 to 51 per cent. Urakkamaailma.fi is a service where consumers and housing companies can find verified contractors with reviews by users for all kinds of renovation and construction projects.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on digital services and publishing. In addition to news services, the company’s products provide useful information related to lifestyle, career and business development. "
target: Urakkamaailma.fi
Urakkamaailma.fi was launched in 2012. It is a service where consumers and housing companies can find verified contractors with reviews by users for all kinds of renovation and construction projects.
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closed 1/13/2016 via Company Press Release

LMC s.r.o., acquired Jobote s.r.o

synopsis: LMC s.r.o, part of Alma Career Oy and the leading provider of digital recruitment services in the Czech Republic, has acquired Jobote s.r.o., Czech start-up developing and providing new technology in recruitment. Its online service Jobote.com is targeted to reach the most skilled and hard-to-find candidates.
buyer parent: Alma Media Oyj
buyer: LMC s.r.o.
LMC s.r.o. is a leading Czech electronic labor market that provids expert advice and comprehensive services in the field of HR. They operate Jobs.cz, a portal that offers positions with leading employers. "
target: Jobote s.r.o
Jobote s.r.o. is a Czech start-up developing and providing new technology in recruitment. Its online service Jobote.com is targeted to reach the most skilled and hard-to-find candidates.
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announced 9/29/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Alma Media Oyj, will acquire Talentum Business Information Group AB

synopsis: Alma Media announced an exchange offer to Talentum's shareholders recommended by Talentum's Board of Directors. Talentum engages in publishing media and literature for professionals of various fields in print and digital forms. It also produces events and provides business and legal training.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Helsinki-based Alma Media is specialized in newspapers, online media and other internet services. Its best-known products are the Aamulehti, Iltalehti, Kauppalehti and Etuovi.com. Alma Media employs approximately 3,000 professionals. "
target: Talentum Business Information Group AB (HLSE:TTM1V:$77.75)
Talentum Oyj produces journals, professional literature, seminars, and network content for professionals in various fields, including economists, engineers, lawyers, doctors, and information technology and marketing experts in Finland, Sweden, and other Baltic States.
price ($mm)[EV]
$45 [$51]*
rev ($mm)
$81
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
11.6x
closed 3/4/2015 via Company Press Release

SLP Kustannus Oy, acquired Kainuun Sanomat Oy

synopsis: SLP Kustannus, a publisher of local newspapers in Finland, has Acquired Kainuun Sanomat, a newspaper publisher located in Finland, from Alma Media. Alma Media is specialized in newspapers, online media and other internet services.
buyer: SLP Kustannus Oy
Based in Finland, SLP Kustannus Oy publishes newspapers including a town paper Koti-Kajaani, and three subscription local papers. "
target parent: Alma Media Oyj
target: Kainuun Sanomat Oy
Kainuun Sanomat Oy is a newspaper publisher located in Finland.
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announced 3/20/2014 via Company Press Release

Talentum Business Information Group AB, will purchase B2B Business from Sanoma Oyj

synopsis: Sanoma Pro will sell its B2B business to Talentum. Sanoma Pro’s B2B operations produce up-to-date digital and training services and publish business books for professionals in the fields of taxation, financial administration, law and supervisory work.
buyer parent: Alma Media Oyj
buyer: Talentum Business Information Group AB (HLSE:TTM1V:$77.75)
Talentum Oyj produces journals, professional literature, seminars, and network content for professionals in various fields, including economists, engineers, lawyers, doctors, and information technology and marketing experts in Finland, Sweden, and other Baltic States. "
seller: Sanoma Oyj (HLSE:SAA1V:$1,000.33)
Sanoma Pro’s B2B operations produce up-to-date digital and training services and publish business books for professionals in the fields of taxation, financial administration, law and supervisory work. The most important digital services included in the business are Fokus and Verkkokirjahylly.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/22/2013 via Company Press Release

LMC s.r.o., acquired Evzdelavani.cz

synopsis: LMC, which operates Jobs.cz, the Czech Republic's leading domestic career portal, has acquired 100% ownership of Evzdelavani.cz. Evzdelavani.cz is an online portal that allows users to search for training courses. It is the leading source for training and continuing education in the Czech Republic.
buyer parent: Alma Media Oyj
buyer: LMC s.r.o.
LMC s.r.o. is a leading Czech electronic labor market that provids expert advice and comprehensive services in the field of HR. They operate Jobs.cz, a portal that offers positions with leading employers. "
target: Evzdelavani.cz
Evzdelavani.cz is an online portal that allows users to search for training courses. It is the leading source for training and continuing education in the Czech Republic.
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closed 6/14/2013 via Yahoo, Inc.

Alma Media Oyj, acquired Lounais-Lappi Oy

synopsis: Lounais-Lappi has been sold to Alma Media. Lounais-Lappi Oy publishes a bi-weekly town paper in Kemi, Finland.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Helsinki-based Alma Media is specialized in newspapers, online media and other internet services. Its best-known products are the Aamulehti, Iltalehti, Kauppalehti and Etuovi.com. Alma Media employs approximately 3,000 professionals. "
target parent: Kaleva Oy
target: Lounais-Lappi Oy
Lounais-Lappi Oy is bi-weekly town paper published in the Kemi-Tornio, Finland area.
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closed 4/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

Times Media Group, acquired Tucson Local Media

synopsis: Times Media Group, a digital and print media company, has acquired Tucson Local Media, a newspaper group in Tucson, Arizona. Tucson Local Media focuses on community news, business, entertainment, and politics. The group includes The Explorer Newspaper, Marana News, Tucson Weekly, Inside Tucson Business, Foothills News, and Desert Times.
buyer: Times Media Group
Times Media Group is a digital and print media company that operates in the Phoenix and Tucson metro markets. It serves a wide variety of demographic audiences and communities with more than 1.1 million printed copies and millions of online readers each month. "
target: Tucson Local Media
Tucson Local Media is a newspaper group in Tucson, Arizona. Tucson Local Media focuses on community news, business, entertainment, and politics. The group includes The Explorer Newspaper, Marana News, Tucson Weekly, Inside Tucson Business, Foothills News, and Desert Times.
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announced 3/11/2021 via Chicago Tribune

Don Hurd, will acquire The Chesterton Tribune

synopsis: Don Hurd, president of Hoosier Media Group, said he signed a contract to purchase The Chesterton Tribune from David Canright, who served as the paper’s co-publisher with his wife, Margaret Willis. The Chesterton Tribune is a daily local newspaper based in Chesterton, Indiana that was founded in 1884.
buyer: Don Hurd
Don Hurd has over 40 years of experience in newspaper management. Hurd has earned a reputation of producing quality newspapers and increasing profits. "
target: The Chesterton Tribune
The Chesterton Tribune is a daily local newspaper based in Chesterton, Indiana that was founded in 1884.
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closed 3/3/2021 via Company Press Release

Wick Communications, acquired The Madison Daily Leader

synopsis: The Madison Daily Leader, a family-owned, Monday-Friday afternoon daily newspaper covering Madison, South Dakota and the surrounding area, will be joining Wick Communications, a family-owned newspaper group.
buyer: Wick Communications
Wick Communications are a family owned community news company with 28 newspapers and 18 specialty publications in 12 states. Their newspapers are located in Arizona, Louisiana, Montana, Colorado, Alaska, California, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Dakota, Idaho and Oregon. "
target: The Madison Daily Leader
The Madison Daily Leader is a family-owned, Monday-Friday afternoon daily newspaper covering Madison, South Dakota and the surrounding area.
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announced 2/17/2021 via Company Press Release

Sunlight for All Institute, will acquire The Baltimore Sun

synopsis: Returning The Baltimore Sun to Maryland hands, the state’s largest newspaper and its affiliates are poised to be acquired by a nonprofit formed by businessman and philanthropist Stewart Bainum Jr. that would operate the media organization for the benefit of the community.
buyer: Sunlight for All Institute
Sunlight for All Institute is a nonprofit started by businessman and philanthropist Stewart Bainum Jr. Bainum is chairman of Choice Hotels International, Inc. "
target parent: Tribune Publishing Company, LLC
target: The Baltimore Sun
Founded in 1837, The Baltimore Sun is the largest general-circulation daily newspaper based in Maryland and provides coverage of local and regional news, events, issues, people, and industries.
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closed 2/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Paxton Media Group, acquired North Vernon Plain Dealer & Sun

synopsis: Paxton Media Group, a family-owned media company, has acquired the North Vernon Plain Dealer & Sun, a newspaper publisher in Indiana. The Plain Dealer & Sun publishes two weekly newspapers that provide the latest news in the Jennings County area. They cover sports, obituaries, events and more.
buyer: Paxton Media Group
Paxton Media, a family-owned company headquartered in Paducah, Kentucky, owns more than 35 daily newspapers, a television station and numerous weekly publications across Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee. "
target: North Vernon Plain Dealer & Sun
The North Vernon Plain Dealer & Sun is a newspaper publisher in Indiana. The Plain Dealer & Sun publishes two weekly newspapers, the North Vernon Sun and the North Vernon Plain Dealer. Their papers provide the latest news in the Jennings County area. They cover sports, obituaries, events and more.
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closed 2/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Reid Newspapers, purchased Oklahoma Newspapers from Gannett Co., Inc.

synopsis: Reid Newspapers has acquired the Miami (OK) News-Record, the Grove (OK) Grand Lake News, and The Delaware County (OK) Journal from Gannett Co., Inc. Reid Newspapers is a second-generation, family-owned newspaper company that owns seven other newspapers in Oklahoma and operates two large central printing operations in Weatherford and Vinita.
buyer: Reid Newspapers
Reid Newspapers is a second-generation, family-owned newspaper company that owns seven other newspapers in Oklahoma and operates two large central printing operations in Weatherford and Vinita. "
seller: Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI:$3,405.67)
The acquisition includes the Miami (OK) News-Record, the Grove (OK) Grand Lake News, and The Delaware County (OK) Journal from Gannett Co., Inc. Gannett is a leading media and marketing company with unparalleled local-to-national reach, successfully connecting consumers, communities and businesses.
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announced 2/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Gray Television, Inc., will acquire Quincy Media

synopsis: Quincy Media, Inc. has approved the sale of the stock of the company to Gray Television, Inc. a public media company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Quincy Media, Inc. is a family-owned media company that owns and operates television stations in 16 markets, newspapers in two markets, radio in one and digital platforms in all.
buyer: Gray Television, Inc. (GTN:$2,391.00)
Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 94 television markets. With a rich history of over a century and more than 70 years of broadcast television specific expertise, Gray Television delivers meaningful content to millions of viewers each day. "
target: Quincy Media
Quincy Media, Inc., formerly known as Quincy Newspapers, Inc., is a family-owned media company that owns and operates television stations in 16 markets, newspapers in two markets, radio in one and digital platforms in all. Their broadcast footprint covers much of the upper Midwest.
price ($mm)
$925
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$134
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
6.9x
closed 1/13/2021 via Company Press Release

Times-Journal, Inc., acquired Morgan County Citizen

synopsis: Times-Journal, Inc., a newspaper and magazine publisher in Georgia, has acquired the Morgan County Citizen, a weekly newspaper in Madison, Georgia. The Morgan County Citizen provides readers with the latest news in Georgia through their paper and website. They publish news about the community, sports, obituaries, classifieds, and businesses.
buyer: Times-Journal, Inc.
Times-Journal, Inc. is a newspaper and magazine publisher in Georgia. Times-Journal publishes daily and weekly newspapers, and operates news websites in central and north Georgia. Their brands include the Marietta Daily Journal, the Rome News-Tribune, Cherokee Tribune/Ledger news and more. "
target: Morgan County Citizen
The Morgan County Citizen is a weekly newspaper in Madison, Georgia. The Morgan County Citizen provides readers with the latest news in Georgia through their paper and website. They publish news about the community, public notices, sports, law enforcement, obituaries, classifieds, and businesses.
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closed 1/6/2021 via Company Press Release

John Rhoades, acquired NEXTpittsburgh

synopsis: John Rhoades, an entrepreneur and community activist in Pennsylvania, has acquired NEXTpittsburgh, an online publication about the people driving change in Pittsburgh. NEXTpittsburgh publishes in-depth features, biz + tech news, city design news, Pittsburgh jobs, arts and cultural events and guides to neighborhoods.
buyer: John Rhoades
John Rhoades is an entrepreneur and community activist in Pennsylvania. John Rhoades worked in advocacy at the United Way of Southwestern PA before going into the private sector, helping launch The Beauty Shoppe, a co-working company. "
target: NEXTpittsburgh
NEXTpittsburgh is an online publication about the people driving change in Pittsburgh and the innovative things happening in the region. NEXTpittsburgh publishes in-depth features, biz + tech news, city design news, Pittsburgh jobs, arts and cultural events and guides to neighborhoods.
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closed 12/30/2020 via Company Press Release

Sean Cotton, acquired Gross Pointe News

synopsis: The Grosse Pointe News is delighted to share that Sean Cotton, a local Grosse Pointer, has purchased the newspaper and will serve as its new owner. Grosse Pointe News is a weekly newspaper serving the five-suburb community on the eastern edge of Wayne County.
buyer: Sean Cotton
Sean Cotton is the fifth owner of Grosse Pointe News, based out of Grosse Pointe, MI. The Grosse Pointe News is a weekly publication that reaches thousands of engaged readers in print and online. "
target: Gross Pointe News
The Grosse Pointe News is published by the Pointe News Group LLC and has been serving the Grosse Pointe community since 1940. Grosse Pointe News is a weekly newspaper serving the five-suburb community on the eastern edge of Wayne County.
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closed 12/17/2020 via Company Press Release

Clint Reilly, acquired San Francisco Media Co.

synopsis: Clint Reilly Communications, publisher of the Nob Hill Gazette and Gentry Magazine, has announced the acquisition of the San Francisco Examiner’s parent company, the San Francisco Media Co., and its affiliated publications including SF Weekly.
buyer: Clint Reilly
Headquartered in the historic Merchants Exchange Building in the San Francisco Financial District, Clinton Reilly is a diversified family of organizations including commercial real estate, hospitality, event production, food and wine, media and nonprofit educational endeavors. "
target parent: Black Press Ltd.
target: San Francisco Media Co.
The San Francisco Media Co. is a media publishing company that owns the San Francisco Examiner, SF Weekly, and SF Evergreen. The San Francisco Examiner is the highest circulated newspaper in San Francisco and San Mateo Counties.
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closed 12/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Axios Media Inc., acquired Charlotte Agenda

synopsis: Axios, a digital media company, has acquired Charlotte Agenda, a local news media company that exists to make Charlotte better connected. Charlotte Agenda provides the latest news and information about Charlotte through their website and daily newsletter. They cover the topics of food & drink, real estate, activities, events, jobs and more.
buyer: Axios Media Inc.
Axios is a media company delivering vital, trustworthy news and analysis in the most efficient, illuminating and shareable ways possible. They offer a mix of original and smartly narrated coverage of media trends, tech, business and politics. "
target: Charlotte Agenda
Charlotte Agenda is a local news media company that exists to make Charlotte better connected. Charlotte Agenda provides the latest news and information about Charlotte through their website and daily newsletter. They cover the topics of food & drink, real estate, activities, events, jobs and more.
price ($mm)
$5.00
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Colorado Community Media, purchased Seven Colorado newspapers and companion websites from Landmark Community Newspapers, Inc.

synopsis: Colorado Community Media has acquired all of Landmark Community Newspaper's Colorado weekly newspapers and companion websites. The newspapers acquired were the Brighton Standard Blade, Fort Lupton Press, Commercial City Sentinel Express, Metro Advertiser, Canyon Courier, Clear Creek Courant, and 285 Hustler.
buyer: Colorado Community Media
Colorado Community Media is Colorado's largest local community media outlet. They reach and engage more than 300,000 local community members each week with its digital channels and its 19 metro Denver print publications. "
seller parent: Landmark Media Enterprises, LLC
seller: Landmark Community Newspapers, Inc.
The newspapers acquired were the Brighton Standard Blade, Fort Lupton Press, Commercial City Sentinel Express, Metro Advertiser, Canyon Courier, Clear Creek Courant, and 285 Hustler. All the papers are distributed in the greater Denver market.
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closed 10/14/2020 via Company Press Release

SFist, acquired Hoodline, a Nextdoor Company

synopsis: Impress3 Media has acquired Hoodline, a digital news site focused primarily on neighborhood-level reporting, pairing it with SFist. The combined entities of SFist and Hoodline will collectively reach millions of local readers and be among the highest-trafficked Bay Area news sources, surpassing most other publications in the area.
buyer parent: Impressions Holdings
buyer: SFist
Founded in 2014, SFist is a blog about San Francisco and the Bay Area. SFist is San Francisco's source for fun, witty, and serious news with updates about restaurants, events, sports, politics, and more. "
target parent: Nextdoor
target: Hoodline, a Nextdoor Company
Hoodline is a digital news site focused primarily on neighborhood-level reporting in San Francisco and Oakland. Hoodline reports on-the-ground, local news focusing on key topics like small businesses, restaurants, infrastructure, transit, crime, and housing.
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closed 9/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Schneps Media, acquired Dan's Papers, Inc.

synopsis: Schneps Media, the leading local media company serving New York City, Westchester and Long Island, has acquired Dan’s Papers from Manhattan Media, a media company in New York City and the Hamptons. Dan’s Papers publishes weekly newspapers and magazines that cater to the needs of locals, residents and visitors to the Hamptons and the East End.
buyer: Schneps Media
Schneps Media is the leading local media company serving New York City, Westchester and Long Island. IT owns 33 newspapers, 28 magazines and specialty publications and 20 websites, produces numerous podcasts and hosts 50 annual events. "
target parent: Isis Venture Partners
target: Dan's Papers, Inc.
Dan’s Papers is a diversified media company. Dan’s Papers publishes weekly newspapers and magazines that cater to the needs of locals, residents and visitors to the Hamptons and the East End. The company also publishes a monthly real estate magazine and operates food and wine events.
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closed 9/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Paxton Media Group, acquired Wilkes Journal-Patriot

synopsis: Paxton Media Group, a family-owned media company, has acquired the Wilkes Journal-Patriot, an award-winning, family-owned newspaper that is dedicated to covering the news of Wilkes County. The Wilkes Journal-Patriot is published twice a week and provides the latest news on sports, lifestyle, opinions, events, classifieds and more.
buyer: Paxton Media Group
Paxton Media, a family-owned company headquartered in Paducah, Kentucky, owns more than 35 daily newspapers, a television station and numerous weekly publications across Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee. "
target: Wilkes Journal-Patriot
The Wilkes Journal-Patriot is an award-winning, family-owned newspaper that is dedicated to covering the news of Wilkes County. The Wilkes Journal-Patriot is published twice a week and provides the latest news on sports, lifestyle, opinions, events, classifieds and more.
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closed 8/31/2020 via BNC Analysis

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, acquired The Pine Bluff Commercial

synopsis: The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, the oldest daily newspaper in Arkansas, has acquired the Pine Bluff Commercial from Gannett Media Corp., a leading media and marketing company. The Pine Bluff Commercial is a weekly newspaper in Pine Bluff, Arkansas that provides local news about sports, lifestyle, obituaries, classifieds, jobs, cars, and homes.
buyer parent: Wehco Media, Inc.
buyer: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette is the oldest daily newspaper in Arkansas. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette is the state's leading news source in print and online. They provide up-to-the minute news on everything from the state government to local sports. "
target parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
target: The Pine Bluff Commercial
The Pine Bluff Commercial is a weekly newspaper in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. The Pine Bluff Commercial publishes the latest news in Pine Bluff and Jefferson County. The paper provides local news about sports, lifestyle, obituaries, classifieds, jobs, cars, and homes.
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announced 8/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

RCapital Partners LLP, will acquire Archant Ltd.

synopsis: Rcapital, a specialist private investment business in the UK, will acquire a 90% stake in Archant, the UK’s fourth biggest local newspaper and magazine publisher. Archant publishes over 50 news brands and 80 regional and local lifestyle magazines. Their portfolio of brands include the Eastern Daily Press, Diss Mercury, Living Edge, and more.
buyer: RCapital Partners LLP
Rcapital is a specialist private investment business in the UK. Rcapital provides private investment, commercial expertise and hands-on support to transform and grow businesses. Working together with management teams, they focus on driving performance and delivering results. "
target: Archant Ltd.
Archant is the UK’s fourth biggest local newspaper and magazine publisher. Archant publishes over 50 news brands and 80 regional and local lifestyle magazines. Their portfolio of brands include the Eastern Daily Press, Diss Mercury, Ham & High, Living Edge, London Resident, and more.
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announced 8/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Westplex Media Group, will acquire The Mexico Ledger

synopsis: Westplex Media Group, a family owned media company, will acquire The Mexico Ledger from Gannett Co., Inc., a leading media and marketing company. The Mexico Ledger is a bi-weekly newspaper in Mexico, Missouri. The paper provides news about sports, entertainment, life, homes, cars, jobs, and more.
buyer: Westplex Media Group
Westplex Media Group is a family owned media company. Westplex Media Group owns and publishes The Montgomery Standard and Warren County Record newspapers. "
target parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
target: The Mexico Ledger
The Mexico Ledger is a bi-weekly newspaper in Mexico, Missouri. The Mexico Ledger covers the latest news and events in the city of Mexico, as well as Audrain, Moneroe, Montgomery, and Callaway counties. The paper provides news about sports, entertainment, life, homes, cars, jobs, and more.
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closed 8/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

ShareChat, acquired Circle Internet Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: ShareChat, the fastest growing social network in India, has acquired Circle Internet, a hyperlocal information platform in India. Circle's app provides users with local news through news shorts and videos that cover crime, administrative updates, city events, and more.
buyer: ShareChat
ShareChat is the fastest growing social network in India. They are building a social platform for the masses of India in their languages and developing a product which delivers a world-class user experience even to the first time internet users of India. "
target: Circle Internet Pvt. Ltd.
Circle Internet is a hyperlocal information platform in India. Circle's app provides users with local news through news shorts and videos that cover crime, administrative updates, city events, and more. The app also helps people to connect with their community through opinions, polls and questions.
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The Chesterton Tribune

The Madison Daily Leader

The Baltimore Sun

North Vernon Plain Dealer & Sun

Gannett Co., Inc.

Quincy Media

Morgan County Citizen

NEXTpittsburgh

Gross Pointe News

San Francisco Media Co.

Charlotte Agenda

Landmark Community Newspapers, Inc.

Hoodline, a Nextdoor Company

Dan's Papers, Inc.

Wilkes Journal-Patriot

The Pine Bluff Commercial

Archant Ltd.

The Mexico Ledger

Circle Internet Pvt. Ltd.

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Matching Companies
Ticker: DB:SPR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Axel Springer SE
Axel Springer SE
Axel Springer SE is the leading digital publisher in Europe. Digital media channels already contribute nearly three quarters of total pro-forma revenues. They are the market leader in the German print business, and also active in over 40 countries through subsidiaries, joint ventures and licenses.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,789.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$551.02
EBIT ($mm)
$274.72
Net Income ($mm)
$121.29
Employees
16120
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Ticker: GCI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gannett Co., Inc.
Gannett Co., Inc.
Gannett is a leading media and marketing company with unparalleled local-to-national reach, successfully connecting consumers, communities and businesses. They provide rich content through hundreds of outstanding affiliated digital, mobile and print products.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$3,405.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$443.76
EBIT ($mm)
$179.94
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
21255
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Ticker: GHC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Graham Holdings Company
Graham Holdings Company
Graham Holdings Company is a diversified education and media company whose operations include educational services; television broadcasting; online, print and local TV news; home health and hospice care; and manufacturing.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,857.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$413.40
EBIT ($mm)
$302.95
Net Income ($mm)
$238.66
Employees
14297
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Ticker: RCSM.MI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RCS MediaGroup
RCS MediaGroup
RCS MediaGroup is a multimedia publishing group that operates in daily newspapers, magazines and books, radio broadcasting, new media and digital TV. It is also one of the leading operators in the advertisement sales & distribution markets.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$1,988.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$37.78
EBIT ($mm)
($69.92)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4134
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Ticker: NYT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The New York Times Company
The New York Times Company
The New York Times Company, a leading global, multimedia news and information company, includes The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, NYTimes.com, BostonGlobe.com, Boston.com, and related properties.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,784.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$209.86
EBIT ($mm)
$165.43
Net Income ($mm)
$142.66
Employees
4500
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Ticker: LSE:DMGT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daily Mail and General Trust plc
Daily Mail and General Trust plc
DMGT manages a balanced multinational portfolio of entrepreneurial companies, with total revenues of almost £2bn, that provide a diverse range of businesses and consumers with compelling information, analysis, insight, news and entertainment.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,671.99
EBITDA ($mm)
$159.78
EBIT ($mm)
$112.82
Net Income ($mm)
$263.01
Employees
5950
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Ticker: OB:SCHA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Schibsted Media Group
Schibsted Media Group
Schibsted Media Group is a Norwegian media group with operations in 29 countries. Their activities are related to media products in the field of newspapers, online classifieds, publishing, multimedia and mobile services.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,517.38
EBITDA ($mm)
$249.92
EBIT ($mm)
$152.58
Net Income ($mm)
$100.86
Employees
5006
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Ticker: NasdaqGM:TRNC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
tronc, Inc.
tronc, Inc.
tronc, Inc. is a media company rooted in award-winning journalism. Headquartered in Chicago, tronc operates newsrooms in ten markets with titles including the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, New York Daily News, The Baltimore Sun, Orlando Sentinel and The San Diego Union-Tribune.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,513.52
EBITDA ($mm)
$113.48
EBIT ($mm)
$84.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6581
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Ticker: BME:PRS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prisa
Prisa
PRISA is the world’s leading Spanish and Portuguese-language media group in the creation and distribution of content in the fields of culture, education, news and information, and entertainment. PRISA reaches million people through its global brands El País,LOS40, Santillana, W Radio and As.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,320.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$202.03
EBIT ($mm)
$132.85
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
8785
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Ticker: SWX:TAMN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tamedia AG
Tamedia AG
Tamedia is a Swiss media group headquartered in Zurich. With its daily and weekly newspapers, magazines, online platforms as well as printing facility, Tamedia is one of the leading media corporations in Switzerland.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,075.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$107.00
EBIT ($mm)
$15.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3640
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Ticker: ASX:SWM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Seven West Media Limited
Seven West Media Limited
Seven West Media is Australia’s leading multiple platform media company with a market-leading presence in broadcast television, magazine and newspaper publishing and online.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,063.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$81.12
EBIT ($mm)
$71.70
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4607
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Ticker: NEWM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Media Investment Group Inc. {duplicate}
New Media Investment Group Inc. {duplicate}
New Media is focused primarily on investing in a high quality, diversified portfolio of local media assets, and on growing existing advertising and digital marketing businesses. They are one of the largest publishers of locally based print and online media in the US.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1,048.96
EBITDA ($mm)
$131.58
EBIT ($mm)
$69.66
Net Income ($mm)
$22.70
Employees
10117
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Ticker: MNI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The McClatchy Company
The McClatchy Company
The McClatchy Company is the third-largest newspaper company in the United States and a leading digital publisher dedicated to the values of quality journalism, free expression and community service.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,000.74
EBITDA ($mm)
$141.79
EBIT ($mm)
$57.04
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5100
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Ticker: LSE:TNI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trinity Mirror plc
Trinity Mirror plc
Trinity Mirror is the largest national and regional multimedia content publisher in the UK, comprising national and regional newsbrands across the country.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$905.13
EBITDA ($mm)
$208.99
EBIT ($mm)
$181.28
Net Income ($mm)
$121.50
Employees
4573
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Ticker: ES
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gruppo Editoriale L'Espresso S.p.A.
Gruppo Editoriale L'Espresso SpA, a multimedia company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the publishing, radio, advertising, Internet, and television (TV) businesses in Italy.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$765.78
EBITDA ($mm)
$93.43
EBIT ($mm)
$56.82
Net Income ($mm)
$4.32
Employees
2373
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