Like Authentic Response, Inc.

closed 1/9/2013 via Company Press Release

reInvention, LLC, acquired Authentic Response, Inc.

synopsis: reInvention LLC announced that it has acquired Authentic Response, a global online sampling solutions company. The addition of Authentic Response extends reInvention’s ability to make it easy for market researchers to reach all types of survey respondents and augments their team of knowledgeable, proactive customer service professionals.
buyer: reInvention, LLC
reInvention LLC provides global sampling, data collection and analytical reporting services to the market research industry. Driven by a passion for making it incredibly easy for researchers to obtain and analyze reliable survey data, reInvention delivers high-quality responses and superior results."
target: Authentic Response, Inc.
Authentic Response specializes in providing global online sampling solutions to the market research industry. Authentic Response ensures legitimate, secure survey responses with broad reach to consumers, business decision makers, and numerous other segments.
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closed 1/27/2016 via PR Newswire

Survey Sampling International, acquired Instantly, Inc.

synopsis: Survey Sampling International (SSI), the premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and business-to-business survey research, announced its acquisition of Instantly, Inc., a leading online and mobile sample audience and insights solutions provider based in Los Angeles with over 200 employees in the US, Europe and Asia.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: Survey Sampling International
Survey Sampling International (SSI) is the premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and business-to-business survey research. They offer sample, data collection, questionnaire design consultation, programming and hosting, online custom reporting and data processing. "
target: Instantly, Inc.
Instantly is a leading online and mobile sample audience and insights solutions provider. Over the past few years, Instantly has expanded its portfolio to include innovative capabilities in product concept testing and mobile-based solutions, among others.
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announced 12/11/2013 via PE Hub

Bain Capital, will acquire Macromill, Inc.

synopsis: Bain Capital has announced that they have agreed to acquire Macromill. Macromill is a provider of internet research services in Japan, and is listed on section I of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Their net research services comprise of QuickMill, which offers panel survey service, their OpenMill, which provides open survey service, and more.
buyer: Bain Capital
Bain Capital, LLC is a global private investment firm that manages several pools of capital including private equity, venture capital, public equity, credit products and absolute return with approximately $70 billion in assets under management. "
target: Macromill, Inc. (TSE:3978:$388.99)
Macromill, Inc. provides Internet research services through its automatic Internet research system in Japan. Their net research services comprise of QuickMill, which offers panel survey service, their OpenMill, which provides open survey service, and more.
price ($mm)[EV]
$486 [$427]
rev ($mm)
$178
EBITDA ($mm)
$44
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2.4x
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9.7x
closed 4/30/2012 via GlobeNewswire

CoStar Group, acquired LoopNet, Inc.

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., the leading commercial real estate information company, announced that it has completed its acquisition of LoopNet, Inc., the leading online commercial real estate marketplace. LoopNet.com is the industry's largest and most heavily trafficked online marketplace with 5.8 million registered members.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,944.13)
CoStar Group, Inc. is commercial real estate's leading provider of information, analytic and marketing services. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: LoopNet, Inc. (LOOP:$78.00)
LoopNet is a leading commercial real estate information services provider offering a suite of products and services tailored to the national and local needs of the commercial investments industry. LoopNet operates the largest and most heavily trafficked commercial real estate listing service online.
price ($mm)[EV]
$752 [$654]
rev ($mm)
$80
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$22
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8.2x
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30.3x
closed 10/30/2020 via BusinessWire

Comlinkdata, acquired ShareTracker

synopsis: Comlinkdata, the leader in telecom market analytics, announced it has acquired ShareTracker, the the largest U.S. market research company dedicated to telecom market share and flow share measurement products and analytics.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Comlinkdata
Comlinkdata is the leading provider of telecom market data and insights in North America. It provides unique, real-time market performance data and pairs this with a team of telecom-savvy analysts to help clients identify, understand and execute on growth opportunities. "
target: ShareTracker
ShareTracker is the the largest U.S. market research company dedicated to telecom market share and flow share measurement products and analytics. With ShareTracker, clients get the technology-based data they must have to make mission critical decisions.
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closed 5/5/2017 via BusinessWire

Tan Capital Partners, acquired Osurv

synopsis: Osurv, the inventor of the mobile survey, announced that its technology has been acquired by Tan Capital Partners. Osurv, established in 2012, is the leading feedback platform that predicts customer and employee behavior. Osurv’s mobile surveys empower well-known brands to collect data, analyze the results, and respond to customers in real-time.
buyer: Tan Capital Partners
Tan Capital Partners, established in 1972, is a private equity firm based in Singapore. The company has over US$2 billion under management. Its core strategy is to invest in large hospitality brands and restructure them to increase profits. "
target: Osurv
Osurv is a mobile survey platform distinguished by its cutting-edge user interface and real-time predictive analytics. Its "dramatically different" approach to survey design ultimately delivers industry-leading engagement rates, nearly triple the nearest competitor.
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closed 5/11/2022 via BNC Analysis

Fiftyfive5, acquired The Leading Edge and The Digital Edge

synopsis: Fiftyfive5, a research consultancy based in Australia, has acquired The Leading Edge and The Digital Edge from Enero, a marketing & communications group. The Leading Edge provides insight and shopper marketing services to brands and retailers. The Digital Edge is an online market research agency in Australia that delivers data for PR agencies.
buyer: Fiftyfive5
Fiftyfive5 is a research consultancy based in Australia. Fiftyfive5 helps businesses to identify and unlock demand-led growth strategies through market research. They provide impactful insights that enable their clients to better understand their customers. "
target parent: Enero Group Limited
target: The Leading Edge and The Digital Edge
The Leading Edge is an Australian insight and strategy consultancy that specialises in insight, innovation, shopper marketing and brand management services to brands and retailers. The Digital Edge is an online market research agency in Australia that delivers data for researchers and PR agencies.
price ($mm)
$0.96
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announced 10/27/2021 via BNC Analysis

Cint AB, will acquire Lucid Holdings, LLC

synopsis: Cint Group AB has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the stock in Lucid. Lucid is a programmatic research technology platform that provides access to first-party survey data with respondents in over 100 countries.
buyer: Cint AB (OM:CINT:$145.77)
Headquartered in Sweden, Cint is a global software leader in digital insights gathering. The Cint platform automates the insights gathering process so that companies can gain access to insights faster with unparalleled scale. "
target: Lucid Holdings, LLC
Lucid is a programmatic research technology platform that provides access to first-party survey data with respondents in over 100 countries. With its global community of sample buyers and suppliers, the Lucid Marketplace enables anyone, in any industry, to ask questions of online audiences.
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$1,054
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closed 4/21/2021 via PR Newswire

Integrity Marketing Group, acquired Deft Research, LLC

synopsis: Integrity Marketing Group, LLC, the nation's largest independent distributor of life and health insurance products, has acquired Deft Research, LLC, the healthcare industry's leading source for consumer and market data.
buyer: Integrity Marketing Group
Integrity Marketing Group is America's leading independent distributor of life and health insurance products focused on serving the Senior Market. Integrity develops and distributes life and health insurance products with insurance carrier partners. "
target: Deft Research, LLC
Deft Research, headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is the leading resource for timely, reliable health insurance consumer insights and market information.
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closed 3/30/2021 via Company Press Release

Schlesinger Group, acquired Addison Research

synopsis: Schlesinger Group, a leading data collection company, has acquired Addison Research, a rapidly growing fieldwork, and research services provider headquartered in Toronto, Canada. The combined qualitative and quantitative capabilities unlock substantial additional value for both Addison and Schlesinger clients.
buyer parent: Gauge Capital
buyer: Schlesinger Group
Schlesinger Group is a leading data collection company offering a broad range of qualitative and quantitative solutions worldwide. The Group delivers high-quality recruitment and research services for any methodology, including online surveys, online communities, webcam focus groups, and more. "
target: Addison Research
Based in Toronto, Addison Research is a boutique data collection & market insights firm providing fieldwork in the USA and Canada. Addison is a one-stop-shop for all a company's fieldwork needs, including telephone, recruitment, focus groups, on-site Central Location Tests (CLT), and online.
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closed 2/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

The IQ Business Group (Pty) Ltd, acquired Nudge.co.za

synopsis: South African independent management and technology consulting firm, IQbusiness, announced that it has acquired innovative insights agency, nudge, as part of a targeted merger and acquisition (M&A) strategy to ramp up organic growth and diversify its offering.
buyer: The IQ Business Group (Pty) Ltd
IQbusiness is the leading independent management consulting firm in South Africa, helping clients overcome their business challenges and achieve sustainable growth. Since 1998, they have been enabling cleints to take their products to market faster, improve customer satisfaction, and more. "
target: Nudge.co.za
Nudge is South Africa's fastest growing online market research company. They are experts at digital market research and specifically Branded Insight Communities and Branded Short-term Panels.
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closed 11/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

YouGov plc, acquired Wizsight

synopsis: UK-based YouGov has acquired Wizsight, the award-winning Turkish online-focused research agency. Through the acquisition, YouGov will be able to offer a greater array of research products and services to clients and further increase panel activity in Turkey by transitioning Wizsight's existing research projects onto the YouGov platform.
buyer: YouGov plc (AIM:YOU:$223.64)
UK-based YouGov is an international research and data analytics group. YouGov combines its continuous stream of data with its research expertise to provide insights that enable intelligent decision-making and informed conversations. "
target: Wizsight
Wizsight is an award-winning Turkish online-focussed research agency. The company's services include usage and attitude studies, target audience determination, client satisfaction surveys, store and enterprise analysis, brand positioning and awareness research, and more.
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closed 12/11/2019 via Company Press Release

InSites Consulting, acquired ABN Impact

synopsis: InSites Consulting, one of the world’s most innovative insight agencies, announced its acquisition of Asian online insight community innovator ABN Impact. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, ABN Impact has established itself as the reference agency across Asia for delivering continuous customer insights through insight communities.
buyer: InSites Consulting
InSites Consulting is a next generation insights agency stretching the boundaries of marketing research since 1997. InSites Consulting is a pioneer in empowering brands to take better and faster decisions with consumer insights at the core. "
target: ABN Impact
ABN Impact is an online insight community innovator. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, ABN Impact has established itself as the reference agency across Asia for delivering continuous customer insights through insight communities.
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closed 7/10/2019 via Company Press Release

InSites Consulting, acquired Join the Dots

synopsis: InSites Consulting, a UK company that is continuously pushing the boundaries of marketing research for deeper engagement, more inspiration, and longer lasting impact, has acquired Join the Dots, a UK innovative, award-winning consumer insight agency that gets brands closer to consumers and their cultures.
buyer: InSites Consulting
Based in the UK, InSites Consulting is continuously pushing the boundaries of marketing research for deeper engagement, more inspiration, and longer lasting impact. They help clients connect with consumers all over the world, combining consistency and efficiency with local flavor and context. "
target: Join the Dots
Headquartered in the UK, Join the Dots is an innovative, award-winning consumer insight agency that gets brands closer to consumers and their cultures. Their approach brings together rigorous primary research with the latest thinking in psychology, behavioral economics and consumer trends.
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closed 4/3/2019 via Company Press Release

ResearchBods merged with STRAT7,

synopsis: UK's specialist data and analytics agency ResearchBods, is now a part of STRAT7 – a new UK group backed by Horizon Capital that will help businesses and brands extract and interpret customer insights to create powerful data driven strategies.
buyer parent: Horizon Capital
buyer: STRAT7
UK’s STRAT7 is an inspired partnership of data, insight analytics and strategy specialists. STRAT7 was created to help brands overcome the challenges of capturing consumer data seamlessly and harnessing the insights to evolve strategies and make game-changing business decisions. "
target: ResearchBods
UK's ResearchBods is a creative and forward thinking company with vast experience within market research. They help brands, businesses and organisations understand and engage with their customers, stakeholders or employees through access panels, insight communities and digital research solutions.
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announced 12/17/2018 via BusinessWire

Verint Systems Inc., will acquire ForeSee

synopsis: Verint Systems Inc., a leader in Actionable Intelligence solutions, is to acquire ForeSee. ForeSee voice of the customer (VoC) software solutions are designed for business impact, to measure and benchmark a 360-degree view of the customer across every touchpoint in digital, location, and contact center.
buyer: Verint Systems Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRNT:$1,255.80)
Verint is a leader in Actionable Intelligence solutions with a focus on customer engagement optimization, security intelligence, and fraud, risk and compliance. Organizations in more than 180 countries count on intelligence from Verint solutions to make more informed, effective and timely decisions."
target: ForeSee
ForeSee® helps companies grow by listening to what matters most—customer voices. ForeSee voice of the customer (VoC) software solutions are designed for business impact, to measure and benchmark a 360-degree view of the customer across every touchpoint in digital, location, and contact center.
price ($mm)[EV]
$65 [$65]
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closed 1/25/2018 via BusinessWire

FiscalNote Inc., acquired SHUNGHAM

synopsis: FiscalNote, a company that enables government affairs professionals and executives to maximize their influence on legislation and regulatory policy, has acquired SHUNGHAM, a professional intelligence firm providing high-quality, highly structured business information services to industry and government.
buyer: FiscalNote Inc.
The FiscalNote GRM platform is the most effective solution for managing government impact and public issues and is quickly becoming the cloud platform of choice for global brands as they analyze and manage their government risk, opportunity, and influence. "
target: SHUNGHAM
SHUNGHAM is a professional intelligence firm providing high-quality, highly structured business information services to industry and government.
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closed 1/10/2018 via Company Press Release

UserZoom, acquired WhatUsersDo Limited

synopsis: UserZoom, the leading user experience (UX) research platform company, announced it has acquired research technology company WhatUsersDo. A pioneer in remote usability testing, WhatUsersDo has specialized in sourcing participants for qualitative usability research with an emphasis on the European market.
buyer: UserZoom
UserZoom is the all-in-one user experience research and testing platform for the enterprise. Its cloud-based platform provides the quantitative and qualitative insights essential to measuring and improving the user experience. "
target: WhatUsersDo Limited
WhatUsersDo is a remote user testing platform. They provide access to a global panel of 30,000 UX testers that give their thoughts and feelings, via video recordings of the test, which can be used to observe behaviour, analyse and build a business case to improve the usability of digital products.
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announced 4/17/2017 via BusinessWire

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire Market Track

synopsis: Market Track, LLC, the leader in advertising, eCommerce, brand protection, and promotional intelligence solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Vista Equity Partners (“Vista”), a leading private equity firm focused on investments in software, data, and technology-enabled businesses.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based investment firm with more than $28 billion in cumulative capital commitments, currently invests in software, data and technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. "
target parent: Aurora Capital Group
target: Market Track
Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Market Track is the leading provider of advertising, promotion, and eCommerce intelligence solutions, offering the most comprehensive coverage of key media channels available.
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announced 10/26/2016 via Company Press Release

20|20 Research, Inc., will acquire iModerate LLC

synopsis: Market research technology and services firm 20|20 Research announced it is acquiring iModerate, a progressive insights agency. iModerate, best known for their online qualitative one-on-one, helps organizations uncover hidden insights and translate them into competitive advantages.
buyer: 20|20 Research, Inc.
20|20 is a worldwide leader in traditional and online qualitative research. Their QualBoard bulletin board research system has been one of the most widely used and innovative research platforms in the world. QualBoard is available in over 20 languages and has been used in over 90 countries. "
target: iModerate LLC
iModerate is a progressive insights agency that helps brands reveal hidden consumer truths. They pair powerful cognitive psychology techniques with the latest research methods to help brands identify nuanced intelligence to revolutionize their thinking and give them an edge.
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closed 1/9/2013 via Company Press Release

reInvention, LLC, acquired Authentic Response, Inc.

synopsis: reInvention LLC announced that it has acquired Authentic Response, a global online sampling solutions company. The addition of Authentic Response extends reInvention’s ability to make it easy for market researchers to reach all types of survey respondents and augments their team of knowledgeable, proactive customer service professionals.
buyer: reInvention, LLC
reInvention LLC provides global sampling, data collection and analytical reporting services to the market research industry. Driven by a passion for making it incredibly easy for researchers to obtain and analyze reliable survey data, reInvention delivers high-quality responses and superior results."
target: Authentic Response, Inc.
Authentic Response specializes in providing global online sampling solutions to the market research industry. Authentic Response ensures legitimate, secure survey responses with broad reach to consumers, business decision makers, and numerous other segments.
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closed 7/7/2009 via PR Newswire

Q Interactive, acquired Postmaster Direct

synopsis: Q Interactive, a performance-based advertising network, announced the acquisition of Postmaster Direct,, a pioneer of double opt-in permission based email marketing, from Authentic Response, Inc. The purchase of Postmaster Direct will add high quality publishers and advertisers to Q Interactive's growing email advertising network.
buyer parent: Intrepid Investments, LLC
buyer: Q Interactive
Q Interactive provides digital marketing that help advertisers reach their target consumers and publishers better monetize their online audience. Q Interactive optimizes its services across a broad advertising network using a unique combination of behavioral, demographic and transactional data. "
target parent: Authentic Response, Inc.
target: Postmaster Direct
Since 1998, Authentic Response has led the market research industry with best of breed solutions for global online sample, including its Authentic Recruitment panelist recruitment technique, its patented Double Opt-in permission standards, and its Authentic Validation techniques.
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closed 6/27/2018 via Company Press Release

Critical Mix, Inc., acquired UBMobile

synopsis: Critical Mix, a premier global data and insights company, acquired UBMobile, a mobile-first consumer insights technology and services company. UBMobile captures stated and observed consumer data to improve marketing decision making. Their LifeTap app helps to reach consumers to deliver more representative audiences and reliable insights.
buyer: Critical Mix, Inc.
Critical Mix creates insights that drive business decisions with easy, collaborative tools to access global target audiences, program engaging surveys and visualize results. Insights professionals around the world rely on their simplified solutions to help them innovate and grow. "
target: UBMobile
UBMobile is a mobile-first consumer insights technology and service company. Using modern technologies, UBMobile captures stated and observed consumer data to improve marketing decision making. Their LifeTap app helps to reach consumers to deliver more representative audiences and reliable insights.
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closed 1/9/2013 via Company Press Release

reInvention, LLC, acquired Authentic Response, Inc.

synopsis: reInvention LLC announced that it has acquired Authentic Response, a global online sampling solutions company. The addition of Authentic Response extends reInvention’s ability to make it easy for market researchers to reach all types of survey respondents and augments their team of knowledgeable, proactive customer service professionals.
buyer: reInvention, LLC
reInvention LLC provides global sampling, data collection and analytical reporting services to the market research industry. Driven by a passion for making it incredibly easy for researchers to obtain and analyze reliable survey data, reInvention delivers high-quality responses and superior results."
target: Authentic Response, Inc.
Authentic Response specializes in providing global online sampling solutions to the market research industry. Authentic Response ensures legitimate, secure survey responses with broad reach to consumers, business decision makers, and numerous other segments.
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announced 12/19/2012 via Company Press Release

reInvention, LLC, will acquire Critical Mix, Inc.

synopsis: reInvention LLC, announced that it is acquiring cloud-based software technology company, Critical Mix. Together, the two companies create a powerful, end-to-end data collection, analysis and reporting solution to serve the growing demands of market research firms.
buyer: reInvention, LLC
reInvention LLC provides global sampling and data collection services to the market research industry. Driven by a passion for making it incredibly easy to survey audiences anywhere in the world, reInvention delivers high-quality responses and superior results. "
target: Critical Mix, Inc.
Critical Mix is cloud-based, survey programming and data visualization technology that empowers market research companies to make better and faster business decisions. Critical Mix provides a solution for users to build surveys, collect data, and quickly interpret results into useful information.
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closed 1/9/2013 via Company Press Release

reInvention, LLC, acquired Authentic Response, Inc.

synopsis: reInvention LLC announced that it has acquired Authentic Response, a global online sampling solutions company. The addition of Authentic Response extends reInvention’s ability to make it easy for market researchers to reach all types of survey respondents and augments their team of knowledgeable, proactive customer service professionals.
buyer: reInvention, LLC
reInvention LLC provides global sampling, data collection and analytical reporting services to the market research industry. Driven by a passion for making it incredibly easy for researchers to obtain and analyze reliable survey data, reInvention delivers high-quality responses and superior results."
target: Authentic Response, Inc.
Authentic Response specializes in providing global online sampling solutions to the market research industry. Authentic Response ensures legitimate, secure survey responses with broad reach to consumers, business decision makers, and numerous other segments.
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closed 2/1/2013 via PR Newswire

Daisy Group plc, acquired The Net Crowd Limited

synopsis: Daisy Group plc, a leading provider of business communications, announced that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of The Net Crowd Limited. NetCrowd is an IT data specialist that provides 'white label' professional services, maintenance and installations to the UK channel.
buyer: Daisy Group plc (LSE:DAY:$533.62)
Daisy Group plc is a leading provider of unified communications to businesses. The Group provides unified communications across a product portfolio including data, mobile, systems, maintenance and voice, offering an end to end solution for all business communications needs. "
target: The Net Crowd Limited
The Net Crowd Limited is 100% channel-only, They are an innovative multi-vendor support and professional services organisation that has developed a range of technical and professional services aligned to current IT market and economic demands.
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closed 3/23/2022 via PR Newswire

SupportNinja, acquired Bolton Remote

synopsis: SupportNinja, a leading Dallas-based business process outsourcing company, has announced the acquisition of Bolton Remote, a specialist provider of customer success, technical support and product operations solutions.
buyer: SupportNinja
SupportNinja is a leading Dallas-based business process outsourcing company. SupportNinja focuses on what matters most—providing the best experience for employees, clients and client customers. "
target: Bolton Remote
Bolton Remote is a leading provider of specialized outsourcing services designed for high-growth, venture-backed and private equity owned technology companies.
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closed 2/4/2020 via Company Press Release

24-7 INtouch, acquired Knoah Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: 24-7 Intouch announced that it has acquired Knoah Solutions, a Global BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) and Contact Center provider. Since 2001, Knoah Solutions has been providing customer experience management solutions to technology, market intelligence, and e-commerce clients.
buyer: 24-7 INtouch
24-7 Intouch is a global customer care and technology company that provides value-driven, future-forward solutions. For over 20 years, they have been the people and technology behind the world’s biggest brands, empowering human potential through their artificial intelligence division, Laivly. "
target: Knoah Solutions, Inc.
Knoah Solutions is a Global BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) and Contact Center provider. Since 2001, Knoah Solutions has been providing customer experience management solutions to technology, market intelligence, and e-commerce clients.
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closed 4/3/2019 via PR Newswire

NeoNova, acquired SecurityCoverage Inc.

synopsis: NeoNova, a provider of world class network, help desk, and subscriber solutions and services to rural broadband providers, has acquired SecurityCoverage, a leading provider of 24/7/365 help desk, premium technical support, cybersecurity solutions and ancillary services for telecom, cable and broadband providers.
buyer parent: NRTC
buyer: NeoNova
NeoNova is a provider of world class network, help desk, and subscriber solutions and services to rural broadband providers. NeoNova delivers a wide array of technology and subscriber services to help providers grow. "
target: SecurityCoverage Inc.
SecurityCoverage is a leading provider of 24/7/365 help desk, premium technical support, cybersecurity solutions and ancillary services for telecom, cable and broadband providers. Their solutions help service providers create new revenue streams and improve the overall customer experience.
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closed 7/25/2019 via Company Press Release

Spirit Telecom, acquired Phoenix Austec Group Pty Ltd

synopsis: Spirit Telecom, an Australian telecommunication services company, has acquired Phoenix Austec, an Australia provider of high-quality IT support and Managed IT services. Spirit’s acquisition will see the company continue to expand and strengthen its entry into the Managed IT Service Provider (MSP) sector.
buyer: Spirit Telecom (ASX:ST1:$25.18)
Spirit Telecom is an Australian telecommunication services company. Spirit has developed its own fixed wireless network to provide Australians with fast wireless Internet and cloud-based business solutions, fibre broadband, voice, and business services. "
target: Phoenix Austec Group Pty Ltd
Australia-based Phoenix Austec provides high-quality IT support and Managed IT services to businesses to ensure smooth running systems. Phoenix Austec also provides high-level consultants to many IT departments that are looking for an extra level of support for their team.
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$1.13
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closed 12/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Keywords Studios, acquired Waste Creative

synopsis: Keywords Studios has acquired UK-based marketing agency Waste Creative. Based in London, Waste Creative provides services including community management for mobile game studios including Supercell, Nintendo, and Riot Games. They also offer services in design, strategy, and SEO.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$497.30)
Ireland’s Keywords Studios is an international technical services provider to the global video games industry. It provides integrated art creation, software engineering, testing, localization, audio and customer care services to a blue-chip client base. "
target: Waste Creative
Based in London, Waste Creative provides services including community management for mobile game studios including Supercell, Nintendo, and Riot Games. They also offer services in design, strategy, and SEO.
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Ticker: ASX:PPL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pureprofile Pty Ltd.
Pureprofile is a technology and insights company that helps brands, businesses and consumers make better decisions. Consumers answer short surveys to build their own unique profiles and Pureprofile uses this information to connect them to surveys, insights, and offers tailored to their preferences.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$36.88
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.94)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.81)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
210
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Ticker: TSXV:INX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Intouch Insight Inc.
Intouch Insight Inc.
Intouch Insight offers a complete portfolio of customer experience management (CEM) products and services that help global brands delight their customers, strengthen brand reputation and improve financial performance.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$13.75
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.05)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.52)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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JAG Media Holdings, Inc.
JAG Media Holdings, Inc.
JAG Media Holdings, Inc. is a provider of Internet-based equities research and financial information that offers its subscribers a variety of stock market research, news, commentary and analysis, including "JAG Notes", the Company's flagship early morning consolidated research product. The Company
year
2006
rev ($mm)
$0.17
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: BSE:539229
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Majestic MRSS
Majestic MRSS
Established in 1992, Majestic MRSS is one of Asia's largest independent full service market research firms specialized in multi-country research. They conduct various studies in Qualitative, Quantitative and Online Market Research and Market Tracking.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3.56
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.15
EBIT ($mm)
$1.12
Net Income ($mm)
$0.72
Employees
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Ticker: US:CVIV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Club Vivanet, Inc.
Club Vivanet is a global marketing company delivering a range of products and services through a network of agents and associated companies around the world in a very short time frame, which is imperative to capture market share.
year
2008
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Ticker: WBTO.OB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Web2 Corp
Web2 Corporation is an Internet technology marketing company focused on improving the ways people and businesses utilize the power of the Internet. We specialize in rapid creation and adaptation of technologies to address new markets of users by creating and simplifying useful products.
year
2006
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Ticker: AIM:INTQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
InternetQ PLC
InternetQ PLC
InternetQ is one of the world's most successful Mobile, Social & APP-based service providers. Their disruptive mobile marketing, rich media and advertising platforms enable clients to profitably engage with the emerging social entertainment ecosystem.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$151.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.25
EBIT ($mm)
$12.92
Net Income ($mm)
$11.84
Employees
155
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Ticker: IT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gartner, Inc.
Gartner, Inc.
Gartner, Inc. is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. The company delivers the technology-related insight necessary for its clients to make the right decisions. Gartner is a valuable partner to clients in approximately 10,000 distinct enterprises worldwide.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,051.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$590.74
EBIT ($mm)
$377.51
Net Income ($mm)
$219.97
Employees
15173
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Ticker: NLSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Nielsen Company, Inc.
The Nielsen Company, Inc.
Nielsen is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers watch and buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content is consumed.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$3,500.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,128.00
EBIT ($mm)
$885.00
Net Income ($mm)
$963.00
Employees
14500
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Ticker: ENXTPA:IPS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ipsos S.A
Ipsos S.A
Ipsos ranks third in the global research industry. They have built a solid Group around a multi-specialist positioning – Media and advertising research; Marketing research; Client and employee relationship management; Opinion & social research; Mobile, Online, Offline data collection and delivery.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,361.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$297.73
EBIT ($mm)
$306.02
Net Income ($mm)
$208.09
Employees
17640
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Ticker: XTRA:GFK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GfK Group
GfK Group
GfK is the trusted source of relevant market and consumer information that enables its clients to make smarter decisions. More than 13,000 market research experts combine their passion with GfK’s long-standing data science experience.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,759.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$164.56
EBIT ($mm)
$84.18
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
12926
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Ticker: AIM:NFC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Next 15
Next 15
Next 15 is a communications business which employs over 1,250 people across 36 offices in 15 countries, incorporating 17 subsidiary agencies, spanning digital content, marketing, PR, consumer, technology, marketing software, market research, public affairs and policy communications.
year
2023
rev ($mm)
$470.06
EBITDA ($mm)
($41.61)
EBIT ($mm)
($70.37)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: NYSE:HHS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Harte-Hanks, Inc.
Harte-Hanks, Inc.
Harte Hanks is a global marketing services firm specializing in multi-channel marketing solutions. Harte Hanks offers end-to-end marketing services including consulting, strategic assessment, data, analytics, digital, social, mobile, print, direct mail and contact center.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$394.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.14
EBIT ($mm)
($4.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5620
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Ticker: SCOR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
comScore, Inc.
comScore, Inc.
comScore, Inc. is a global leader in digital measurement and analytics, delivering insights on web, mobile and TV consumer behavior that enable clients to maximize the value of their digital investments.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$360.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.90
EBIT ($mm)
($28.12)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1293
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Ticker: TASK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TaskUs
TaskUs
TaskUs is a provider of outsourced digital services and next-generation customer experience to innovative and disruptive technology companies, helping its clients represent, protect and grow their brands.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$760.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$140.45
EBIT ($mm)
$92.57
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
40100
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