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closed 4/30/2012 via Company Press Release

Emanate PR, acquired Topaz Partners

synopsis: Emanate is pleased to announce that Topaz Partners, a leading technology communications firm, has joined the agency. The addition of the Topaz Partners team and their clients provides Emanate with an immediate presence in the Boston area and a compelling integrated marketing communications offering for technology companies in a range of markets.
buyer: Emanate PR
Emanate is a mid-sized integrated marketing communications agency with expertise in public relations, multi-channel consumer marketing, technology communications, social media marketing and reputation management. "
target: Topaz Partners
Topaz Partners is a technology PR firm driving change in public relations by combining the power of social media, digital content development and traditional PR to add direct, measurable business value to their clients' marketing efforts.
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announced 5/28/2021 via PR Newswire

LivexLive Media, will acquire Gramophone Media, Inc.

synopsis: LiveXLive Media, a global platform for livestream and on-demand audio, video and podcast/vodcast content, will acquire Gramophone Media, Inc., an artist and brand development company that comprises boutique agencies specializing in PR, music and technology, strategic marketing, brand positioning, graphic design, and social media management.
buyer: LivexLive Media (OTCPK:LIVX:$54.07)
LiveXLive is a platform for livestream and on-demand audio, video and podcast content in music, comedy, and pop culture. LiveXLive is the go-to partner for the world's top artists and celebrity voices as well as music festivals and concerts, including Rock in Rio, EDC Las Vegas, and many others. "
target: Gramophone Media, Inc.
Gramophone Media, Inc. is an artist and brand development company that comprises boutique agencies specializing in PR, music and technology, A&R (artists and repertoire), strategic marketing, brand positioning, graphic design, and social media management.
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closed 11/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

Archetype Agency Limited, acquired Marlin PR Limited

synopsis: Next Fifteen’s Archetype has acquired London independent technology agency Marlin PR. Marlin PR is a London PR and communications agency for innovative technologies and visionaries. Marlin PR works with some of the most forward-thinking and innovative tech companies on this planet.
buyer parent: Next 15
buyer: Archetype Agency Limited
Archetype is a global communications agency dedicated to combining deep industry insight with analyst, social media and traditional media reach. They specialize in the branding and digital marketing. They are based in San Francisco, with locations all over the world. "
target: Marlin PR Limited
Marlin PR is a London PR and communications agency for innovative technologies and visionaries. Marlin PR works with some of the most forward-thinking and innovative tech companies on this planet.
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closed 9/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Clarity PR, acquired Yellow Communications

synopsis: Clarity, a global integrated communications agency recently commended by PRWeek as a Best International Agency, announced the acquisition of Yellow Communications, an independent tech specialist agency based in The Netherlands. The acquisition gives Clarity’s clients better access to continental Europe.
buyer: Clarity PR
Clarity PR is a fast-growing, international communications agency with offices in New York, London, San Francisco and Los Angeles with partners and staff in most major European markets. They specialize in Public Relations, Media Relations, Communication, Social Media, and Content Creation. "
target: Yellow Communications
Yellow Communications is an independent tech specialist agency based in The Netherlands. Yellow is the PR & communication agency that finds and tells its client's stories.
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closed 9/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Just Drive Media, acquired Table Public Relations

synopsis: Just Drive Media, a full service, virtual marketing communications agency, announced the acquisition of Table Public Relations in San Francisco. Table is a communications firm specializing in technology startups. They offer full-service public relations, social media and executive visibility programs.
buyer: Just Drive Media
Just Drive Media offers PR, social media and digital marketing services designed to integrate with internal marking and branding efforts. Just Drive Media built its reputation on its unique approach to PR and social media, rooted in data. "
target: Table Public Relations
Table is a communications firm specializing in technology startups. They offer full-service public relations, social media and executive visibility programs. Table was founded by Anna (Woodruff) Roubos and is based in San Francisco.
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closed 12/18/2019 via Company Press Release

Clarity PR, acquired Dynamo PR

synopsis: Clarity PR, a fast-growing, international communications agency, has acquired Dynamo PR, an international communications agency with a focus on consumer and technology brands, with clients that range from disruptive start ups and crowdfunding through to established international consumer and B2B brands.
buyer: Clarity PR
Clarity PR is a fast-growing, international communications agency with offices in New York, London, San Francisco and Los Angeles with partners and staff in most major European markets. They specialize in Public Relations, Media Relations, Communication, Social Media, and Content Creation. "
target: Dynamo PR
Dynamo PR is an international communications agency with a focus on consumer and technology brands, with clients that range from disruptive start ups and crowdfunding through to established international consumer and B2B brands.
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closed 12/20/2018 via Company Press Release

Chime Specialist Group, acquired Method Communications Inc.

synopsis: Chime, the global sport, entertainment and communications group, announced it has acquired Method Communications, a technology PR and marketing agency based in San Francisco and Salt Lake City. Method will become part of the Chime Specialist Group, a family of best-in-class agencies that are challenging traditional agency models.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Chime Specialist Group
The Chime Specialist Group has best in class agencies across technology, financial services and sustainability. Operating across the world with offices in London, New York, Santiago to Singapore with over 250 people. "
target: Method Communications Inc.
Method Communications is a technology PR and marketing agency based in San Francisco and Salt Lake City. Method is the communications catalyst for breakthrough brands and category leaders. Founded in 2010, Method helps its clients share their ambitious visions with the world.
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closed 8/8/2018 via PR Newswire

Clarity PR, acquired DRSmedia

synopsis: International communications agency Clarity PR has acquired DRSmedia, a San Francisco-based tech PR consultancy, according to an announcement by Clarity founder & CEO Sami McCabe.
buyer: Clarity PR
Clarity PR is a tech PR agency founded by CEO Sami McCabe in 2013. As a boutique agency, Clarity maintains a hands-on approach and exceptional client service, while offering a range of services and the international scope of larger agencies. "
target: DRSmedia
DRSmedia is a strategic marketing and media relations firm based in the heart of Silicon Valley. Founded in 2010, DRSmedia focuses relentlessly on outstanding media coverage and a thoughtful approach to marketing, branding and communications across all spectrums of the tech industry.
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closed 4/5/2017 via Company Press Release

Caliber Corporate Advisers, acquired Leverage PR

synopsis: Caliber Corporate Advisers, a leading strategic marketing and public relations firm, announced the acquisition of Leverage PR, an Austin, Texas-based marketing and public relations firm specializing in the financial services, real estate and technology sectors.
buyer: Caliber Corporate Advisers
Caliber Corporate Advisers is a strategic marketing advisory firm that helps companies tell their story and connect with key stakeholders. They provide best-in-class strategy and tactical execution of public relations and content marketing initiatives, as well as contacts’ database research. "
target: Leverage PR
Leverage PR is a full-service marketing and public relations firm delivering strategic planning, media relations and communications services within the financial services, technology, and real estate sectors. Their team possesses a deep understanding of opportunities & challenges facing innovators.
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closed 2/1/2017 via PR Newswire

PMBC Group LLC, acquired ESSE PR LLC

synopsis: Technology PR agency PMBC Group announced its acquisition of ESSE PR, an award-winning independent agency servicing Los Angeles and San Francisco-based startups. Founded in 2009, ESSE PR services early and growth-stage companies that bridge entertainment and technology solutions including virtual reality and mobile solutions.
buyer: PMBC Group LLC
PMBC Group is a leading technology PR headquartered in Los Angeles, servicing clients across the globe. PMBC develops and executes results-driven campaigns designed to elevate business profiles, attract investment interest, establish credibility, and increase brand awareness. "
target: ESSE PR LLC
Founded in 2009, ESSE PR has been recognized as a reputable public relations provider amongst California's Silicon Valley and Los Angeles' startup community, servicing early and growth-stage companies that bridge entertainment and technology solutions including virtual reality and mobile solutions.
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closed 9/30/2016 via BusinessWire

Hotwire PR, acquired Eastwick Communications

synopsis: Hotwire PR, the global PR and communications consultancy, announced it has acquired Eastwick Communications, an award-winning technology communications agency. The investment fuels Hotwire’s ambition to offer a truly global client and employee centred alternative to behemoth multinationals.
buyer parent: Enero Group Limited
buyer: Hotwire PR
Hotwire is a global PR and communications agency dedicated to helping ambitious companies change their game, build their reputation, and stand out from the crowd. Their communications experts provide clients with in-depth knowledge and experience across a number of market categories. "
target: Eastwick Communications
Eastwick Communication is a tech-focused communications agency working with some of the world’s biggest tech brands & emerging leaders to build high-impact communications strategies. They has continued to innovate with programs such as its CMO-in-residence and the addition of its Digital Brand Lab.
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closed 1/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

freuds, acquired Brew Media Relations

synopsis: UK PR firm Freuds has re-entered the US via the acquisition of Brew Media Relations. Brew is one of the most respected and well known communications companies servicing the technology community. Brew is known for its high-level strategic insight and media influencer relations.
buyer: freuds
Freud Communications is a strategic marketing and communications consultancy for consumer brands, public sector bodies and global corporations. It offers clients a variety of services, from high-level business consultancy to a dedicated insight, planning and creative unit. "
target: Brew Media Relations
Brew is one of the most respected and well known communications companies servicing the technology community. Brew is known for its high-level strategic insight and media influencer relations.
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closed 9/10/2015 via PR Newswire

Finn Partners, acquired Horn Group

synopsis: Finn Partners announced it has acquired Horn Group, Inc., a widely recognized, technology public relations leader with offices in San Francisco and New York. The move will expand Finn Partners' technology practice into innovative, venture-funded companies and emerging growth markets by leveraging Horn Group's 20+ years as a top tech brand.
buyer parent: Ruder Finn, Inc.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners specializes in the full spectrum of public relations services, including digital and social media. Their specialty areas include technology, consumer, travel/economic development, global issues, arts, health and public and corporate affairs. "
target: Horn Group
Horn Group, Inc. is a widely recognized, technology public relations leader with offices in San Francisco and New York. Horn Group was established in San Francisco in 1991 by Sabrina Horn, one of the very first and few female CEOs in the tech industry at that time.
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closed 9/9/2015 via PR Newswire

Roher Public Relations merged with Feintuch Communications,

synopsis: Two well-known boutique brands in technology public relations – Feintuch Communicationsand Roher Public Relations – have joined together to offer clients expanded senior talent and breadth of services. Richard Roher will become a managing partner in Feintuch Communications and will serve as president of the Roher PR Group within the combined firm.
buyer: Feintuch Communications
Feintuch Communications, based in New York City, is an award-winning strategic relations firm offering clients an integrated blend of public relations, advertising/marketing, investor relations and other services to meet their business objectives. "
target: Roher Public Relations
Founded in 1968, Roher specializes in marketing public relations and media relations for companies and associations in high technology industries, including electronics, networking, information technology, telecommunications, video, audio, alternative energy, and energy conservation.
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closed 8/4/2014 via Company Press Release

April Six, acquired Proof Communication

synopsis: April-Six, the leading global technology marketing agency and part of The Mission Marketing Group, has acquired Proof Communication, a specialist in technology, science and engineering public relations, to create a new way for technical organizations to access any type of strategic communication support from a single specialist team.
buyer parent: The Mission Marketing Group plc
buyer: April Six
April-Six Limited provides technology marketing communication services to customers in the United Kingdom, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and internationally. The company develops integrated campaigns across digital, print, internal, external, and sky-writing for SMBs and enterprises. "
target: Proof Communication
Proof Communication is a specialist in technology, science and engineering public relations. They create a new way for technical organizations to access any type of strategic communication support from a single specialist team.
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closed 7/17/2013 via BusinessWire

Matter Communications, Inc., acquired The Hollenbeck Group

synopsis: Matter Communications has announced the acquisition of The Hollenbeck Group, a boutique technology public relations firm based in Portland, OR, that offers services in integrated communications strategy, brand positioning, social media strategy, media training, crisis communications, executive communications platforms, and more.
buyer: Matter Communications, Inc.
Headquartered north of Boston in Newburyport, Massachusetts, with offices in Providence, Rhode Island and Boston, Matter Communications executes creative, results-driven public relations programs on behalf of clients across the U.S. and Europe. "
target: The Hollenbeck Group
The Hollenbeck Group is a boutique technology public relations firm. They offer services in integrated communications strategy, brand positioning, social media strategy, media training, crisis communications, executive communications platforms, owned content strategy and development, and more.
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closed 8/9/2017 via BNC Analysis

Berkeley Public Relations International Limited, acquired Essential Media GmbH

synopsis: Specialist tech PR firm Berkeley has acquired Munich-based agency Essential Media to strengthen its international network. Essential Media is a PR agency that advises their customers on IT and high-tech topics. Essential Media protects their customers’ reputations and ensures authentic representation in German-language media and social communities.
buyer: Berkeley Public Relations International Limited
Berkeley is a story-driven, technology PR agency. Berkeley synchronises creative brand storytelling across all marketing channels to audiences anywhere in the world. Their core services include PR, insight and research, design, content creation, digital marketing and influencer relations. "
target: Essential Media GmbH
Essential Media is an owner-managed PR agency based in Munich, Germany. They advise their customers on IT and high-tech topics. They protect their customers’ reputations and ensure authentic representation in German-language media and social communities.
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announced 2/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

ING Media Ltd, will acquire Stratton & Reekie

synopsis: Independent built environment sector PR agency ING is acquiring boutique architecture PR specialist Stratton & Reekie. Founded in 1985 and based in London, Stratton & Reekie provides a full range of PR services that enables their clients to communicate effectively with their target audiences.
buyer: ING Media Ltd
ING is London’s leading architecture, property and design-focused PR and communications agency. ING aims to not merely raise the profile of its clients, but to connect the people and places that make up these sectors to forge productive and long-term business relationships. "
target: Stratton & Reekie
Stratton & Reekie is a specialist PR and marketing consultancy, established in 1985. Their clients include architects, designers, engineers, property professionals and companies within the creative industries.
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closed 7/2/2012 via Company Press Release

3G Communications, acquired Sauce Consultancy

synopsis: 3G Communications and Sauce Consultancy announced a merger which brings together two leading specialists in infrastructure and planning communications and consultation. Sauce Consultancy is an environmental communications company that provides services to energy, transport, water, recycling, waste management, and local planning sectors.
buyer: 3G Communications
3G Communications is a public relations consultancy specialising in community and stakeholder relations for infrastructure organisations, the public sector and developers. "
target: Sauce Consultancy
Sauce Consultancy is an environmental communications company. It works with their clients to develop and deliver simple messages around complex environmental issues, providing the bridge between the technical and communications requirements of projects.
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closed 10/8/2014 via Company Press Release

Allison+Partners, acquired New Venture Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Allison+Partners, a global communications firm, has acquired New Venture Communications. The company specializes in strategic communications, content marketing, social media and public relations.
buyer parent: MDC Partners, Inc.
buyer: Allison+Partners
Allison+Partners is a global communications firm driven by a collaborative approach to innovation and creativity. The firm is organized around seven practices: Consumer Marketing, Corporate, Global China Practice, Health + Wellness, Public Affairs, Social Impact and Technology + Digital Media. "
target: New Venture Communications, Inc.
New Venture Communications specializes in strategic communications, content marketing, social media and public relations for companies at critical inflection points in their growth. New Venture Communications’ seasoned team has worked with dozens of disruptive technology leaders.
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closed 4/30/2012 via Company Press Release

Emanate PR, acquired Topaz Partners

synopsis: Emanate is pleased to announce that Topaz Partners, a leading technology communications firm, has joined the agency. The addition of the Topaz Partners team and their clients provides Emanate with an immediate presence in the Boston area and a compelling integrated marketing communications offering for technology companies in a range of markets.
buyer: Emanate PR
Emanate is a mid-sized integrated marketing communications agency with expertise in public relations, multi-channel consumer marketing, technology communications, social media marketing and reputation management. "
target: Topaz Partners
Topaz Partners is a technology PR firm driving change in public relations by combining the power of social media, digital content development and traditional PR to add direct, measurable business value to their clients' marketing efforts.
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closed 4/30/2012 via Company Press Release

Emanate PR, acquired Topaz Partners

synopsis: Emanate is pleased to announce that Topaz Partners, a leading technology communications firm, has joined the agency. The addition of the Topaz Partners team and their clients provides Emanate with an immediate presence in the Boston area and a compelling integrated marketing communications offering for technology companies in a range of markets.
buyer: Emanate PR
Emanate is a mid-sized integrated marketing communications agency with expertise in public relations, multi-channel consumer marketing, technology communications, social media marketing and reputation management. "
target: Topaz Partners
Topaz Partners is a technology PR firm driving change in public relations by combining the power of social media, digital content development and traditional PR to add direct, measurable business value to their clients' marketing efforts.
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closed 7/28/2021 via Company Press Release

Sideshow Ltd., acquired TRGT

synopsis: Sideshow Group, a digital communications agency in the UK, has acquired TRGT, one of the UK and Europe’s fastest growing and most successful performance marketing agencies. TRGT manages campaigns on behalf of over 60 clients from around the world. They deliver on point digital performance marketing campaigns for paid search and paid social.
buyer: Sideshow Ltd.
Sideshow is a marketing and advertising company. They aim to be the no.1 independent digital marketing group in the UK. They help ambitious companies to improve the effectiveness of their communications through meaningful interactions and engaging digital experiences. "
target: TRGT
TRGT is one of the UK and Europe’s fastest growing and most successful performance marketing agencies. TRGT manages campaigns on behalf of over 60 clients from around the world. They deliver on point digital performance marketing campaigns for paid search and paid social.
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closed 7/26/2021 via BNC Analysis

Madison World, acquired Crow’s Nest

synopsis: Madison World, a diversified communications group in India, has acquired Crow’s Nest, a full-service digital agency in India. Crow’s Nest provides innovative solutions that helps their clients to stay ahead of their competition. They offer services for creative communications, digital marketing, social media marketing, and web development.
buyer: Madison World
Madison World is a diversified communications group in India. Madison provides complete marketing solutions that increase their clients' profits in a sustainable way. The group specializes in advertising, media, outdoor, activation, events, PR, retail, entertainment, mobile and more. "
target: Crow’s Nest
Crow’s Nest is a full-service digital agency in India. Crow’s Nest provides innovative solutions that helps their clients to stay ahead of their competition. They offer services for creative communications, digital marketing, social media marketing, web development, and audio visual.
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closed 7/9/2021 via BNC Analysis

Baldwin & Obenauf, Inc., acquired The Garfield Group, Inc.

synopsis: Baldwin & Obenauf, Inc. (BNO), an award-winning, woman-owned creative agency headquartered in Somerville, New Jersey, has acquired Garfield Group, a creative marketing and PR agency. The acquisition of Garfield adds 33 years of award-winning branding, digital, broadcast video, and public relations capability to BNO.
buyer: Baldwin & Obenauf, Inc.
Baldwin & Obenauf, Inc. (BNO) is a full-service creative agency that helps brands develop meaningful connections. BNO's services include creative, branding, digital, video, social, content, editorial, packaging & labeling, experiential, and search, media, and analytics. "
target parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
target: The Garfield Group, Inc.
The Garfield Group is a creative marketing and PR agency based in Old City, Philadelphia. Its services include strategy, branding, graphic design, broadcast & video, public relations, social, analytics, web and email design, marketing automation, media, Search Engine Optimization, and more.
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closed 6/30/2021 via PR Newswire

The Nine, acquired Crossland Communication

synopsis: The Nine, an award-winning web development and digital marketing agency, has acquired Crossland Communication, a brand content agency. Crossland Communication activates sustainable brand growth by building communities bigger than countries. They specialize in digital strategy & advertising, PR & crisis communications, culture-building, and more.
buyer: The Nine
The Nine is an award-winning web development and digital marketing agency. The Nine crafts custom websites and brands to help businesses grow. They offer services for content & strategy, web design & development, SEO, and content marketing. "
target: Crossland Communication
Crossland Communication is a brand content agency. Crossland Communication activates sustainable brand growth by building communities bigger than countries. They specialize in digital strategy & advertising, PR & crisis communications, culture-building, high impact messaging, and more.
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closed 6/24/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Oak Leaf Productions, acquired o1-agency

synopsis: Oak Leaf Productions announced the acquisition of o1-agency, a new creative agency that helps brands make an impact in this new interconnected media world. They have over 30 years of combined experience handling everything from the creative development to the production itself for fully integrated campaigns, content marketing, and social media.
buyer: Oak Leaf Productions
Oak Leaf Productions is a full-service production company offering content development, curated social and script-to-screen digital video programming and publishing services for today's evolving media landscape. "
target: o1-agency
O1 is a new creative agency that helps brands make an impact in this new interconnected media world. They have over 30 years of combined experience handling everything from the creative development to the production itself for fully integrated campaigns, content marketing, and social media.
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closed 6/23/2021 via BNC Analysis

USA Marketing Pros, acquired Worldwide Agency

synopsis: USA Marketing Pros, a full-service digital marketing agency, has acquired Worldwide Agency, a digital marketing firm that helps businesses convert more leads from the internet. Worldwide specializes in designing websites that turn visitors into new customers. They offer services for web design, SEO, social media, content marketing, and more.
buyer: USA Marketing Pros
USA Marketing Pros is a full-service digital marketing agency. USA Marketing Pros helps their clients to get their business noticed. The agency specializes in web design, SEO, social media, lead generation, video production & reputation management. "
target: Worldwide Agency
Worldwide Agency is a full-service digital marketing firm that helps businesses convert more leads from the internet. Worldwide specializes in designing beautiful websites that turn visitors into new customers. They offer services for web design, SEO, social media, content marketing, and more.
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announced 6/23/2021 via Company Press Release

Koobr, will acquire Carmichael Collective

synopsis: Koobr, a leading creative agency in the UK, will acquire Carmichael Collective, a full-service creative marketing agency in the UK. Carmichael blends expertise across strategy, marketing, content and technical innovation to bring their clients closer to new and existing customers. They offer services for branding, digital, social, PR and more.
buyer: Koobr
Koobr is a leading creative agency in the UK. Koobr works with their clients to develop a thoughtful, expressive brand that connects with audiences on a much deeper level. The agency specialises in graphic design, website creation, digital marketing and brand development. "
target: Carmichael Collective
Carmichael Collective is a full-service creative marketing agency in the UK. Carmichael blends expertise across strategy, marketing, content and technical innovation to bring their clients closer to new and existing customers. They offer services for branding, digital, social, PR and more.
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closed 6/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

Gozoop, acquired Stratton Communications

synopsis: The Gozoop Group, an independent marketing company in India, has acquired Stratton Communications, a marketing agency in India that specializes in brand building, communications, and digital marketing. Stratton helps businesses to expand by connecting them to the right target group. They offer services for PR, social media, events, and more.
buyer: Gozoop
Gozoop is an independent marketing company in India that offers professional consultation and management services across multiple areas of online marketing. Gozoop specializes in crafting integrated solutions designed to helps brands and businesses win in the new world. "
target: Stratton Communications
Stratton Communications is a marketing agency in India that specializes in brand building, communications, and digital marketing. Stratton helps businesses to expand in various ways by connecting them to the right target group. They offer services for PR, social media, events, and more.
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closed 6/7/2021 via PR Newswire

Specialty Print Communications, Inc., acquired FuelPop Marketing

synopsis: Specialty Print Communications, Inc (SPC), an independently owned direct mail and digital solutions provider, has acquired FuelPop Marketing, LLC, a marketing company that provides hyper-personalized solutions to supercharge sales. FuelPop offers services for direct mail, nurture emails, websites, paid social, and more.
buyer: Specialty Print Communications, Inc.
Specialty Print Communications (SPC) is an independently owned direct mail and digital solutions provider. SPC aims to help companies of all sizes grow sales and build lasting customer relationships. They offer services for direct mail, loyalty kits, card issuance, hybrid print production, and more."
target: FuelPop Marketing
FuelPop Marketing is a marketing company that provides hyper-personalized solutions to supercharge sales. FuelPop uses leading-edge advertising technology to help their clients drive incremental sales. They offer services for direct mail, nurture emails, websites, paid social, and more.
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announced 6/2/2021 via BNC Analysis

Definition, will acquire TopLine Communications

synopsis: Definition has acquired TopLine Communications, a specialist in digital PR and SEO for b2b clients in fintech, tech, engineering and education. The deal includes independent video production company TopLine Film.
buyer: Definition
UK-based Definition is a multi-award-winning agency combining over 25 years’ strategic public relations, digital media, content production, and marketing expertise to create a new force in national and international reputation management. "
target: TopLine Communications
TopLine Communications, based in London, is a digital PR and SEO agency that helps companies grow. They work for tech, fintech, science and engineering companies to help them build their reputations, attract more online traffic and generate leads.
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closed 5/26/2021 via BNC Analysis

Allied Global Marketing, acquired Honey+Buzz

synopsis: Allied Global Marketing, a full-service integrated marketing agency, has acquired Honey+Buzz, a creative agency in Ireland specializing in live, virtual and digital brand experiences. Honey+Buzz creates experiences that get people talking about their clients’ brands. They offer services for live and digital events, social media, SEO and more.
buyer: Allied Global Marketing
Allied Global Marketing is a full-service integrated marketing agency. Allied creates campaigns that drive conversion for some of the world’s biggest brands in film, TV, sports, gaming, live entertainment, cultural institutions, hospitality, and consumer brands. "
target: Honey+Buzz
Honey+Buzz is a creative agency in Ireland specializing in live, virtual and digital brand experiences. Honey+Buzz creates remarkable experiences that get people talking about their clients’ brands. They offer services for live and digital events, social media, influencer partnerships, SEO and more.
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closed 5/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

Matrix Group, acquired SoulProviders Collective

synopsis: The Matrix Communications Group (Matrix Group), an integrated marketing & communications holding company in South Africa, has acquired SoulProviders Collective (SPC), a creative agency in South Africa. SPC offers services for digital strategy, content marketing, social media, digital PR and more.
buyer: Matrix Group
Matrix Group is an integrated marketing & communications holding company in South Africa. Matrix Group invests in local marketing entrepreneurs across Africa, who are experts in their fields, supporting them in an enabling energising collaborative environment. "
target: SoulProviders Collective
SoulProviders Collective (SPC) is a creative agency in South Africa. SPC specializes in the ever-evolving digital landscape and helps brands and organizations to stay relevant. Their core offerings include digital strategy, content marketing, social media, digital PR and more.
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closed 5/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Artist First, acquired Officine Orange

synopsis: Artist First, an Italian distribution company and record label, has acquired a 51% stake in Officine Orange, a digital marketing agency in Italy. Officine Orange creates high impact strategies that help brands to shine and win over people's minds and hearts. They offer services for web development, advertising, content, and social media.
buyer: Artist First
Artist First is an Italian distribution company and record label. Artist First works with numerous successful Italian artists alongside a number of high-profile international acts. The company also distributes a wide range of labels, which includes Gazzelle, Dardust and Zero Assoluto among others. "
target: Officine Orange
Officine Orange is a digital marketing agency in Italy. Officine Orange creates and executes high impact strategies that help brands to shine and win over people's minds and hearts. They offer services for web development, advertising, content, and social media.
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closed 5/2/2021 via Company Press Release

Sunwest Communications, acquired Shiroma Southwest

synopsis: Sunwest Communications, a global communications firm, has acquired Shiroma Southwest, a full-service communications, PR and integrated marketing agency. Shiroma employs the best strategies to give their clients the right kind of exposure the right way. They offer services for social media, brand development, influencer relations, and more.
buyer parent: Crayton Webb
buyer: Sunwest Communications
Sunwest Communications is a global strategic communications, marketing and public relations firm. Sunwest helps companies and brands build trust, amplify their voice, increase visibility and encourage action by masterfully telling their story through media, strategic public relations, and marketing."
target: Shiroma Southwest
Shiroma Southwest is a full-service communications, PR and integrated marketing agency. Shiroma Southwest employs the best strategies to give their clients the right kind of exposure the right way. They offer services for social media, brand development, influencer relations, and more.
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closed 5/1/2021 via Company Press Release

Riester Corporation, acquired Moses Inc.

synopsis: RIESTER, a full-service digital marketing and advertising company, has acquired Moses Inc., a full-service creative and marketing services agency. Moses produces effective marketing campaigns that deliver outstanding results to their clients. They offer services for branding, creative, digital, social media, public relations, and more.
buyer: Riester Corporation
RIESTER is a full-service digital marketing, advertising and public relations firm providing a complete range of integrated services in brand planning, web and mobile marketing, advertising, media planning and buying, social media and public relations. "
target: Moses Inc.
Moses is a full-service creative and marketing services agency. Moses produces effective marketing campaigns that deliver outstanding results to their clients. They offer services for branding, creative, digital, social media, public relations, and more.
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closed 4/29/2021 via BNC Analysis

eYantra, acquired Digital Ozone

synopsis: eYantra, a brand merchandising and marketing firm in India, has acquired Digital Ozone, a full-service digital marketing agency in India. Digital Ozone creates mind blowing designs and specialised content to help brands build greater customer engagement online. They offer services for content, branding, SEO, social media, web development, and more.
buyer: eYantra
eYantra is a brand merchandising and marketing firm in India. eYantra serves as a one stop shop for Rewards & Recognition (R&R) programs, brand merchandising & prepaid gifting instruments. They offer solutions for corporate gifting, brand stores, prepaid, R&R, and more. "
target: Digital Ozone
Digital Ozone is a full-service digital marketing agency in India. Digital Ozone creates mind blowing designs and specialised content to help brands build greater customer engagement online. They offer services for content, branding, SEO, social media, web development, and more.
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closed 4/28/2021 via BNC Analysis

SpectrumOne AB, acquired Ampilio

synopsis: SpectrumOne, a Sweden-based technology company, has acquired Ampilio AB, a digital marketing agency in Sweden. Ampilio helps companies to grow their business and increase sales through online advertising. They offer services for social media marketing, search engine optimization, and websites.
buyer: SpectrumOne AB (OM:SPEONE:$2.60)
SpectrumOne is a Sweden-based technology company delivering an advanced Data Management, Analytics & Communications platform suite. SpectrumOne's SaaS solution provides clients with easy access to data insight and visualization coupled with powerful search, segmentation, and mapping features. "
target: Ampilio
Ampilio is a digital marketing agency in Sweden. Ampilio helps companies to grow their business and increase sales through online advertising. They offer services for social media marketing, search engine optimization, and websites.
price ($mm)
$1.19
rev ($mm)
$1
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EV / rev
0.8x
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closed 4/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired Taylor Herring

synopsis: Taylor Herring, now joins Publicis’ UK Influence Practice, alongside the larger PR network MSL and ESG specialist Salter Baxter. Taylor Herring is an award-winning, PR, Social Media and Influencer creative agency that delivers solid business outcomes for its consumer brands through smart thinking, creativity and innovation.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$12,693.26)
Publicis Groupe is a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, driven through the alchemy of creativity and technology. Publicis Groupe offers its clients seamless access to its tools and expertise through modular offering. "
target: Taylor Herring
UK-based, Taylor Herring is an award-winning, PR, Social Media and Influencer creative agency that delivers solid business outcomes for its consumer brands through smart thinking, creativity and innovation.
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closed 4/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Finn Partners, acquired MintTwist

synopsis: Finn Partners, a global integrated marketing agency, has acquired MintTwist, an award-winning digital marketing agency based in London. MintTwist works closely with brands from around the world to build immersive and memorable digital experiences. They offer services for SEO, PPC, social media, web design, content marketing and more.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners has become one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world. The full-service marketing and communications company's record setting pace is a result of organic growth and integrating new companies and new people into the FINN world. "
target: MintTwist
MintTwist is an award-winning digital marketing agency based in London. MintTwist works closely with brands from around the world to build immersive and memorable digital experiences. They offer services for SEO, PPC, social media, web design, content marketing and more.
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closed 4/6/2021 via PR Web

10Pearls, LLC, acquired Likeable Media

synopsis: 10Pearls, a global end-to-end digital transformation company, has acquired Likeable, an iconic marketing and social media agency. Likeable will become part of 10Pearls, boosting its capabilities around brand thinking, customer experience, digital, and social media marketing.
buyer: 10Pearls, LLC
10Pearls is a global end-to-end digital technology services partner helping businesses leverage technology to scale and innovate. The company helps its customers digitalize their existing business, build innovative new products, and augment their existing teams with high performance team members. "
target: Likeable Media
Likeable is the digital agency that provides faster service from the smartest in social with likeability guaranteed. Likeable was one of the first-ever pure-play social media agencies and remains rooted in social-first thinking.
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