Like Claritas Europe B.V.

closed 1/1/2004 via BusinessWire

Acxiom Corporation, acquired Claritas Europe B.V.

synopsis: Acxiom(R) Corporation (Nasdaq: ACXM) today announced that the transaction to acquire the Claritas Europe group of companies from VNU N.V. of Haarlem, The Netherlands, for 33.5 million euros ($40.40 million) in cash, has been completed and is effective January 1, 2004.
buyer: Acxiom Corporation (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom Corporation integrates data, services and technology to create and deliver customer and information management solutions. Acxiom's innovative solutions are Customer Data Integration (CDI) technology, data, database services, IT outsourcing, consulting and analytics, and privacy leadership. "
target parent: The Nielsen Company, Inc.
target: Claritas Europe B.V.
Our mission is to improve our clients´sales and marketing effectiveness and overall profitability by helping them focus on their best customers and market opportunities, formulate strategies, implement programs, and measure results. We do this through innovative application of data, technology and
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announced 8/11/2021 via BusinessWire

Verint Systems Inc., will acquire Conversocial

synopsis: Verint, The Customer Engagement Company, will acquire Conversocial to expand the digital-first capabilities of its cloud platform. Conversocial is a software company that helps leading brands such as Google, Sephora, British Airways, and Hertz build and scale relationships via the personal touch and convenience of social messaging.
buyer: Verint Systems Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRNT:$1,255.80)
Verinthelps the world’s most iconic brands – including over 85 of the Fortune 100 companies – build enduring customer relationships by connecting work, data, and experiences across the enterprise. "
target: Conversocial
Conversocial simplifies how brands communicate with their customers by combining human agents and bots in a single platform. The result; frictionless customer experiences throughout the customer lifecycle that enhance customer loyalty and drive revenue — at scale.
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announced 6/9/2021 via PR Newswire

Dynamic Signal will be merged with SocialChorus,

synopsis: Dynamic Signal, a leading Employee Communication and Engagement Platform, will merge with SocialChorus, a high-growth SaaS leader in the digital employee experience space. The merger will accelerate the move away from destination site delivery models to an orchestrated digital employee experience that fosters employee productivity and well-being.
buyer parent: Sumeru Equity Partners
buyer: SocialChorus
SocialChorus is the creator of FirstUp, the platform that makes the digital employee experience work for every worker. Using its powerful orchestration engine, SocialChrous brings personalized information and systems access to every employee where they are, on any endpoint or device. "
target: Dynamic Signal
Dynamic Signal is a leading Employee Communication and Engagement Platform. The company's award-winning mobile, desktop, and web applications are designed to reach each employee and build aligned, productive, actively engaged communities and employee advocates.
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closed 3/24/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Technology Commerce Management, acquired Ninjaoutreach

synopsis: Technology Commerce Management (TCM) has acquired NinjaOutreach, whose proprietary technology enables users to filter through millions of social media influencers in order to find the ones that most precisely reach targeted customers.
buyer: Technology Commerce Management
Technology Commerce Management (TCM) delivers the eCommerce aggregator industry’s first predictive, AI-driven eCommerce performance optimization. "
target: Ninjaoutreach
NinjaOutreach is a blogger outreach software for digital marketers and small businesses interested in growing their presence online. It is a complete CRM, allowing for prospecting, relationship management, and analytics and reporting.
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closed 3/4/2021 via PR Newswire

Perimeter Technologies, Inc., purchased F.A.S.T. Friendly Automated Software Tool from Geo Net Pages, LLC

synopsis: Perimeter Technologies, a world leader in pet containment and related products, has acquired F.A.S.T. Friendly Automated Software Tool, a next-generation Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platform improving process management and communications, from Geo Net Pages. FAST uses cloud-based resources to provide lightning-fast responses.
buyer: Perimeter Technologies, Inc.
Perimeter Technologies, the global pet fence leader, is shaping the cloud-centric pet containment future with its technology. The company's mission is to be the containment partner of choice, protecting pets with products that are safer by design. "
seller: Geo Net Pages, LLC
F.A.S.T. Friendly Automated Software Tool is a next-generation Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platform that improves process management and communications. FAST uses cloud-based resources to provide lightning-fast responses.
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announced 2/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Kaleyra S.p.a, will acquire mGage

synopsis: Kaleyra announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire mGage, a Vivial company. mGage serves its customers through its cloud-based enterprise mobile messaging platform Communicate Pro, their API solution Connect, as well as Omnichannel mobile messaging offering such as SMS, MMS and RCS.
buyer: Kaleyra S.p.a (AMEX:KLR:$153.45)
Kaleyra is a leading CPaaS (Communication-Platform-as-a-Service) company, empowering businesses to communicate safely, securely, and seamlessly. With offices in Europe, Asia, and the United States, Kaleyra has become a worldwide provider of innovative cloud-based communications solutions. "
target parent: Blackstone Group LP
target: mGage
mGage is a global mobile engagement provider with more than 15 years of mobile CRM (mCRM) experience. Their SaaS, cloud-based technology enables brands to intelligently personalize mobile communications for the omni-channel consumer, across marketing and customer care interactions.
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$215
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announced 12/1/2020 via Company Press Release

Facebook, will acquire Kustomer

synopsis: Facebook will acquire Kustomer, a top-rated CRM that enables businesses to effectively manage all customer interactions across channels. Facebook plans to support Kustomer’s operations by providing the resources it needs to scale its business, improve and innovate its product offering, and delight its customers.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$94,399.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Kustomer
Kustomer is the world's top-rated customer experience CRM. With an advanced, AI-powered, omnichannel customer experience platform, Kustomer delivers a unified single view of the customer, automates manual tasks, and scales to deliver efficient and effortless experiences for businesses and consumers.
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closed 11/17/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Aptean, acquired Open Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Aptean, a global provider of mission-critical enterprise software solutions, announced the acquisition of Open Systems Adaptable Solutions (OSAS), a leading enterprise resource planning (ERP) software solution provider.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Aptean
Aptean is a global provider of industry-specific software solutions. Aptean’s purpose-built Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and supply chain management solutions help address the unique challenges facing process and discrete manufacturers, distributors, and other focused organizations. "
target: Open Systems, Inc.
Open Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of powerful business, accounting, CRM, ERP, and mobile software solutions for organizations in many industries, including distribution, manufacturing, and nonprofit. Open Systems has served customers with cutting-edge technologies, and business solutions.
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announced 11/13/2020 via PR Newswire

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire Pipedrive

synopsis: Pipedrive, the leading CRM platform for sales and marketing teams, announced it has signed an agreement to receive a majority investment from Vista Equity Partners, a leading global investment firm focused on enterprise software, data and technology-enabled businesses.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista is a leading investment firm with more than $58 billion in cumulative capital commitments. Vista exclusively invests in enterprise software, data, and technology-enabled organizations across private equity, credit, public equity, and permanent capital strategies. "
target: Pipedrive
Pipedrive is the first CRM platform developed from the salesperson's point of view. Inspired by proven methods of experienced sales people, Pipedrive engineers developed a platform that helps salespeople and teams focus on learning and repeating their most effective process to close deals.
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$41
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closed 11/2/2020 via BusinessWire

Campaign Monitor, acquired Selligent Marketing Cloud

synopsis: CM Group, through its subsidiary Campaign Monitor Europe UK LTD, has acquired Selligent Marketing Cloud, an intelligent omnichannel marketing cloud platform based in Belgium. With the acquisition of Selligent, CM Group now serves businesses across all major global industries and segments, from enterprises to small businesses.
buyer parent: CM Group
buyer: Campaign Monitor
Campaign Monitor is a global technology company and provider of a powerful email marketing platform. With its drag-and-drop builder, visual journey designer, creative marketing strategies, and real-time performance metrics, Campaign Monitors has everything businesses need to succeed. "
target parent: HGGC, LLC
target: Selligent Marketing Cloud
Belgium-based Selligent is an intelligent omnichannel marketing cloud platform. The company's dynamic technology provides actionable insights that empower companies to deliver more personalized and valuable consumer engagements, resulting in compelling experiences across all channels.
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closed 10/6/2020 via BusinessWire

Varicent Software Incorporated, acquired FunnelCake

synopsis: Varicent announced that it has acquired FunnelCake, a Revenue Operations Platform that helps customers drive efficient growth across sales, marketing, and customer success. From lead to revenue, FunnelCake enhances the CRM ecosystem to improve information.
buyer: Varicent Software Incorporated
Varicent helps clients accurately track, manage, and report on sales processes through the industry-leading Sales Performance Management (SPM) solution. "
target: FunnelCake
FunnelCake is a Revenue Operations Platform that helps customers drive efficient growth across sales, marketing, and customer success. From lead to revenue, FunnelCake enhances the CRM ecosystem to improve information.
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announced 10/1/2020 via Company Press Release

SAP SE, will acquire Emarsys

synopsis: SAP SE, the market leader in enterprise application software, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Emarsys, a leading omnichannel customer engagement platform provider. Emarsys enables businesses to engage more effectively and more personally with their customers.
buyer: SAP SE (SAP:$32,136.42)
Germany-based SAP is the market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies of all sizes and in all industries run at their best. Its machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT), and advanced analytics technologies help turn customers’ businesses into intelligent enterprises. "
target: Emarsys
Emarsys is a leading omnichannel customer engagement platform provider that enables businesses to engage more effectively and more personally with their customers. It allows companies to deliver truly personal customer interactions across e-mail, mobile, social, SMS, and the web at scale.
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closed 9/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

Efficy, acquired INES CRM

synopsis: INES CRM, one of the French cloud-based CRM pioneers, is joining the Efficy group. Founded in 1999 in Lyon, INES CRM publishes and integrates an open collaborative SaaS platform, serving business development and the entire customer journey. The Efficy group aims to represent 5% of the CRM market share on the European scene in four years.
buyer: Efficy
Founded in 2005 in Brussels, Efficy publishes a highly flexible CRM intended for medium and large accounts, and positions itself as a partner close to its customers. Already present in 7 European countries and leader in the Benelux, the Efficy group offers CRM solutions at the right price. "
target: INES CRM
Founded in 1999 in Lyon, INES CRM publishes and integrates an open collaborative SaaS platform, serving business development and the entire customer journey. This solution is particularly suitable for companies with 10 to 50 employees, wishing to quickly set up a personalized CRM solution.
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$8
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0.0x
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closed 9/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

ClearCourse Partnership LLP, acquired FLG Business Technology Ltd

synopsis: ClearCourse, a partnership of innovative technology companies in the UK, has acquired FLG, a leading CRM platform in the UK. FLG's easy-to-use CRM allows businesses to manage 100,000s of leads and automate customer touchpoints without changing their sales process.
buyer parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
buyer: ClearCourse Partnership LLP
ClearCourse is a UK partnership of innovative technology companies providing membership software to groups, organisations and small businesses. Their companies help customers manage their members and clients, administer their business workflow, & automate their payment processes seamlessly. "
target: FLG Business Technology Ltd
FLG is a leading CRM platform in the UK. FLG's easy-to-use CRM allows businesses to manage 100,000s of leads and automate customer touchpoints without changing their sales process. Their platform helps businesses to become more efficient and lets their team focus on closing more sales.
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announced 8/19/2020 via Company Press Release

Capvis Equity, will acquire BSI Business Systems Integration

synopsis: Capvis AG, a leading private equity firm in Switzerland, will acquire a majority stake in BSI Business Systems Integration AG, a Swiss customer relationship management (CRM) software solution provider. BSI offers an omnichannel CRM and marketing automation platform that helps businesses to better support their customers.
buyer: Capvis Equity
Capvis is the leading private equity firm in Switzerland and a top player in German-speaking Europe. Capvis invests in well-positioned midsize firms with headquarters in Switzerland, Germany or Austria, typically as part of succession solutions and corporate spin-offs. "
target: BSI Business Systems Integration
Business Systems Integration (BSI) is a Swiss customer relationship management (CRM) software solution provider. BSI offers an omnichannel CRM and marketing automation platform that helps businesses to better support their customers. BIS also offers a clinical trial management software solution.
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closed 8/19/2020 via Company Press Release

Infopark Group GmbH, acquired PiSA sales GmbH

synopsis: Infopark Group, a German developer of content management systems, has acquired PiSA sales, a German provider of customer relationship management (CRM) and any-relationship management (XRM) software solutions. PiSA sales offers a powerful CRM solution that covers all marketing, sales, and service demands.
buyer parent: BID Equity Advisory GmbH
buyer: Infopark Group GmbH
Infopark Group is a German developer of content management systems (CMS). Infopark's Scrivito is a cloud-based JavaScript CMS for creating highly secure and maintenance-free websites, web applications, portals and apps. They also offer a web-based CRM solution. "
target: PiSA sales GmbH
PiSA sales is a German provider of customer relationship management (CRM) and any-relationship management (XRM) software solutions. PiSA sales offers a powerful CRM solution that covers all marketing, sales, and service demands. They help businesses to increase their customer satisfaction and sales.
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closed 8/19/2020 via Company Press Release

BID Equity Advisory GmbH, acquired Infopark Group GmbH

synopsis: BID Equity, a private equity firm investing in software and technology businesses in Europe, has acquired a majority stake in Infopark Group, a German developer of content management systems (CMS). Infopark's Scrivito is a cloud-based JavaScript CMS for creating highly secure and maintenance-free websites, web applications, portals and apps.
buyer: BID Equity Advisory GmbH
Hamburg-based BID Equity is a private equity firm investing in software and technology businesses in Europe. BID Equity is a partner for entrepreneurs and management teams, believing that active ownership and operational value creation to help companies reach the next level of their development. "
target: Infopark Group GmbH
Infopark Group is a German developer of content management systems (CMS). Infopark's Scrivito is a cloud-based JavaScript CMS for creating highly secure and maintenance-free websites, web applications, portals and apps. They also offer a web-based CRM solution.
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closed 8/12/2020 via Company Press Release

Cirrus Insight, acquired ZynBit

synopsis: ZynBit and Cirrus Insight, two of the most established firms in the Salesforce integration space, are now one product-centric company focused on building the best data-driven customer acquisition platform on the market. ZynBit is the best-rated Salesforce Email integration app on the AppExchange.
buyer: Cirrus Insight
Cirrus Insight was the first app to bring CRM into the Inbox for Google Apps users. Cirrus Insight has expanded from Gmail to Outlook, iOS, and Android, making over 70,000 business users smarter and more productive. "
target: ZynBit
ZynBit is the best-rated Salesforce Email integration app on the AppExchange. ZynBit is recognized for the stability, reliability, security, and speed of its Salesforce email & calendar integration with Outlook, and is trusted by some of the world’s largest financial institutions.
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closed 5/11/2020 via Company Press Release

Kerridge Commercial Systems, acquired Infomat

synopsis: Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS), a leading provider of ERP software, services and support solutions for wholesale, distribution, rental and installation customers worldwide, has announced its acquisition of Infomat, a Belgium-based company that develops and delivers integrated ERP, CRM, and DMS software solutions.
buyer: Kerridge Commercial Systems
Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) provides specialist software, services and support to deliver fully integrated trading and business management solutions to distributive trades customers, large and small – wherever they are in the world. "
target: Infomat
Infomat develops and delivers integrated ERP, CRM, and DMS software solutions. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in Wilrijk, Belgium.
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announced 4/14/2020 via BusinessWire

Axcel Industriinvestor A/S, will acquire SuperOffice

synopsis: Axcel, a Nordic private equity firm, is to acquire a majority in SuperOffice, one of Europe’s leading suppliers of CRM solutions to the business-to-business market. Their software supports the individual user in achieving stronger sales, marketing and customer service productivity.
buyer: Axcel Industriinvestor A/S
Founded in 1994, Axcel is a Nordic private equity firm focusing on mid-market companies and has a broad base of both Nordic and international investors. Axcel has raised five funds with total committed capital of just over EUR 2.0 billion. "
target: SuperOffice
SuperOffice is one of Europe’s leading suppliers of CRM solutions to the business-to-business market. Their software supports the individual user in achieving stronger sales, marketing and customer service productivity.
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closed 1/1/2004 via BusinessWire

Acxiom Corporation, acquired Claritas Europe B.V.

synopsis: Acxiom(R) Corporation (Nasdaq: ACXM) today announced that the transaction to acquire the Claritas Europe group of companies from VNU N.V. of Haarlem, The Netherlands, for 33.5 million euros ($40.40 million) in cash, has been completed and is effective January 1, 2004.
buyer: Acxiom Corporation (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom Corporation integrates data, services and technology to create and deliver customer and information management solutions. Acxiom's innovative solutions are Customer Data Integration (CDI) technology, data, database services, IT outsourcing, consulting and analytics, and privacy leadership. "
target parent: The Nielsen Company, Inc.
target: Claritas Europe B.V.
Our mission is to improve our clients´sales and marketing effectiveness and overall profitability by helping them focus on their best customers and market opportunities, formulate strategies, implement programs, and measure results. We do this through innovative application of data, technology and
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closed 7/4/2018 via Company Press Release

Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc., acquired Acxiom Marketing Solutions

synopsis: Acxiom, the data foundation for the world's best marketers, announced that the acquisition of Acxiom by Interpublic Group is complete. Acxiom helps thousands of clients and partners around the globe work together to create a world where all marketing is relevant.
buyer: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE: IPG:$8,319.90)
Interpublic is one of the world’s premier advertising and marketing services companies. Their agency brands deliver custom marketing solutions to many of the world’s largest advertisers. They cover the spectrum of marketing disciplines and specialties, from public relations and consumer advertising."
target: Acxiom Marketing Solutions (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom provides the data foundation for the world’s best marketers. Acxiom Marketing Solutions is the leading provider of data solutions for powering exceptional customer experiences and includes all of Acxiom's data and data services.
price ($mm)
$2,300
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$706
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closed 2/15/2018 via BusinessWire

LiveRamp, acquired Pacific Data Partners

synopsis: LiveRamp, an Acxiom company and leading provider of omnichannel identity resolution, has acquired Pacific Data Partners, the largest global B2B data marketplace, to accelerate LiveRamp’s ability to power people-based business-to-business (B2B) marketing.
buyer parent: Acxiom Corporation
buyer: LiveRamp (NYSE:RAMP:$429.55)
LiveRamp's IdentityLink transforms the technology platforms used by their clients into people-based marketing channels that improve the relevancy of marketing, and ultimately allow consumers to better connect with the brands and products they love. "
target: Pacific Data Partners
Pacific Data Partners is the largest global B2B data marketplace. Working with top tier partners and over 700+ sources, Pacific Data Partners is building one of the most comprehensive and accurate datasets of professional, firmographic and technographic data.
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closed 12/7/2016 via BusinessWire

LiveRamp, acquired Arbor Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: LiveRamp™, an Acxiom® company and leading provider of omnichannel identity resolution, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Arbor, a company at the forefront of helping publishers connect people-based data to the marketing ecosystem.
buyer parent: Acxiom Corporation
buyer: LiveRamp (NYSE:RAMP:$429.55)
LiveRamp data onboarding enables companies to use their offline customer data in online advertising. LiveRamp helps bring the rich and valuable assets of offline databases online creating greater precision and performance in online marketing and advertising. "
target: Arbor Technologies, Inc.
Arbor (formerly known as Pippio) operates the first marketplace for people-based data. Publishers and app developers are empowered to surface, value, and fully monetize their data asset in a privacy-friendly, transparent manner.
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closed 12/7/2016 via BusinessWire

LiveRamp, acquired Circulate

synopsis: LiveRamp™, an Acxiom® company and leading provider of omnichannel identity resolution, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Circulate, a company at the forefront of helping publishers connect people-based data to the marketing ecosystem.
buyer parent: Acxiom Corporation
buyer: LiveRamp (NYSE:RAMP:$429.55)
LiveRamp data onboarding enables companies to use their offline customer data in online advertising. LiveRamp helps bring the rich and valuable assets of offline databases online creating greater precision and performance in online marketing and advertising. "
target: Circulate
Circulate helps publishers, networks and SDK providers maximize their first-party data monetization strategies with one simple integration, on a privacy friendly basis. It advances the science of targeting and media attribution by enabling industry partners to utilize match Data as a Service.
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closed 9/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Zeta Interactive Corporation, acquired Acxiom Impact

synopsis: Zeta Interactive, the data-driven marketing technology pioneer whose SaaS-based marketing cloud helps brands acquire, retain and grow customer relationships, announced that it has acquired Acxiom's award-winning email services unit, Acxiom Impact. Acxiom Impact enable brands and agencies to connect with people across channels.
buyer parent: Investcorp
buyer: Zeta Interactive Corporation
Zeta Interactive is a data-driven marketing technology pioneer whose SaaS-based marketing cloud helps 500+ Fortune 1000 and Middle Market brands acquire, retain and grow customer relationships through actionable data, advanced analytics and machine learning. "
target parent: Acxiom Corporation
target: Acxiom Impact (ACXM:$867.99)
With a focus on the consumer experience and marketing optimization, Acxiom Impact delivers billions of highly targeted emails per year, manage thousands of terabytes of data for their clients, and provide big brands with the confidence, scale and accountability needed to win in fast-moving markets.
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closed 12/3/2015 via BNC Analysis

Acxiom Corporation, purchased Advanced-Advertising Unit from The Allant Group, Inc.

synopsis: Acxiom Corp, the data analytics firm, has acquired the advanced-advertising unit of Allant Group, a third-party data shop focused on advertising and marketing. Allant Group's Advanced-Advertising Unit helps ad buyers and sellers execute TV, VOD and online household and zone addressable campaigns with their SaaS solution Audience Interconnect.
buyer: Acxiom Corporation (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom is an enterprise data, analytics and software-as-a-service Company that fuses trust, experience and scale to fuel data-driven results. Acxiom is an innovator in harnessing the most important sources and uses of data to strengthen connections between people, businesses and their partners. "
seller parent: MidOcean Partners
seller: The Allant Group, Inc.
Allant offers advanced TV advertising software and data products as well as data and analytic driven marketing and advertising services. Their Advanced-Advertising Unit helps ad buyers and sellers execute TV, VOD and online household and zone addressable campaigns with their data-enabled software.
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closed 8/3/2015 via PE Hub

Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC, M/C Partners, acquired Acxiom Information Technology

synopsis: Charlesbank Capital Partners and M/C Partners announced they have closed their acquisition of the IT Outsourcing business of Acxiom. Acxiom IT addresses all IT needs from hosting to cloud advisory.
buyer: M/C Partners
buyer: Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC
Based in Boston and New York, Charlesbank Capital Partners is a middle-market private equity investment firm managing more than $3 billion of capital. Charlesbank focuses on management-led buyouts and growth capital financings. "
target parent: Acxiom Corporation
target: Acxiom Information Technology
Acxiom IT provides infrastructure management solutions that help clients deliver better, faster, more cost-effective results. Addressing all IT needs – from hosting to cloud to advisory – Acxiom ranks #1 in customer satisfaction.
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closed 7/1/2014 via BusinessWire

Acxiom Corporation, acquired LiveRamp

synopsis: Acxiom, an enterprise data, analytics and software-as-a-service company, announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of LiveRamp, Inc., a leading service for onboarding customer data into digital marketing applications.
buyer: Acxiom Corporation (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom Corporation integrates data, services and technology to create and deliver customer and information management solutions. Acxiom's innovative solutions are Customer Data Integration (CDI) technology, data, database services, IT outsourcing, consulting and analytics, and privacy leadership. "
target: LiveRamp (NYSE:RAMP:$429.55)
LiveRamp data onboarding enables companies to use their offline customer data in online advertising. LiveRamp helps bring the rich and valuable assets of offline databases online creating greater precision and performance in online marketing and advertising.
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$26
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closed 7/1/2010 via

Acxiom Corporation, acquired GoDigital

synopsis: Acxiom® Corporation has acquired a controlling interest in GoDigital, a data quality and precision marketing company in Sao Paulo and Porto Alegre, Brazil. Founded in 2000, GoDigital has two unique, proprietary products – GoQuality and Claridata.
buyer: Acxiom Corporation (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom Corporation integrates data, services and technology to create and deliver customer and information management solutions. Acxiom's innovative solutions are Customer Data Integration (CDI) technology, data, database services, IT outsourcing, consulting and analytics, and privacy leadership. "
target: GoDigital
Founded in 2000, GoDigital has two unique, proprietary products – GoQuality, which offers total data quality management, and Claridata, a web-based suite that offers multichannel marketing campaign management and geo-analytical indicators for targeted marketing and campaign analysis.
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$12*
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closed 9/23/2009 via BusinessWire

Acxiom Corporation, acquired Direct Marketing Services

synopsis: Acxiom Corporation announced a strategic expansion into the Middle East-North Africa market with the acquisition of Direct Marketing Services. Working in partnership with the Saudi Post, DMS has been a pioneer in the Middle East’s direct mail industry and has expanded its offerings to become a full-service direct marketing agency.
buyer: Acxiom Corporation (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom Corporation integrates data, services and technology to create and deliver customer and information management solutions. Acxiom's innovative solutions are Customer Data Integration (CDI) technology, data, database services, IT outsourcing, consulting and analytics, and privacy leadership. "
target: Direct Marketing Services
Direct Marketing Services is the only "One-Stop-Shop" direct marketing agency with fully equipped mailing and fulfillment centers, call centers, creative studios, and a business team to support it all in the Middle East-North Africa market.
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closed 7/9/2008 via BusinessWire

Acxiom Corporation, purchased Database Marketing Solutions from ChoicePoint Precision Marketing LLC

synopsis: Acxiom® Corporation, a global interactive marketing services company, announced the acquisition of the Database Marketing Solutions division of ChoicePoint Precision Marketing LLC, a subsidiary of ChoicePoint Inc.
buyer: Acxiom Corporation (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom Corporation integrates data, services and technology to create and deliver customer and information management solutions. Acxiom's innovative solutions are Customer Data Integration (CDI) technology, data, database services, IT outsourcing, consulting and analytics, and privacy leadership. "
seller parent: ChoicePoint Asset Company LLC.
seller: ChoicePoint Precision Marketing LLC
ChoicePoint Precision Marketing accelerates sales, improves customer retention and enhances cross- and up-sell programs. We provide full-service direct and database marketing solutions to leading companies in insurance, financial services, and many other industries.
price ($mm)
$4.50
rev ($mm)
$16
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/17/2007 via BusinessWire

Pitney Bowes Software, purchased the software distribution unit of Acxiom France from Acxiom Corporation

synopsis: Pitney Bowes Inc. has made an acquisition of of the software distribution unit of Acxiom France, to expand the company’s capabilities and geographic presence in the field of location intelligence. Located in Asnières-sur-Seine, France. Acxiom has been the exclusive distributor of PB MapInfo technology in France since 1989.
buyer parent: Pitney Bowes Inc.
buyer: Pitney Bowes Software
Pitney Bowes MapInfo is the leading global provider of location intelligence solutions, integrating software, data and services to provide greater value from location-based information and drive more insightful decisions for businesses and government organizations around the world. "
seller: Acxiom Corporation (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom Corporation integrates data, services and technology to create and deliver customer and information management solutions. Acxiom's innovative solutions are Customer Data Integration (CDI) technology, data, database services, IT outsourcing, consulting and analytics, and privacy leadership.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
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cancelled 10/1/2007 via BNC Analysis

Silver Lake Partners, ValueAct Capital Partners LP, cancelled an acquisition of Acxiom Corporation

synopsis: Acxiom® Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Silver Lake, the leading investment firm focused on large-scale investments in technology-driven growth industries, and ValueAct Capital, one of the largest investment firms that makes strategic block and control investments in public and private companies.
buyer: ValueAct Capital Partners LP
buyer: Silver Lake Partners
ValueAct Capital, with offices in San Francisco and Boston and more than $5 billion in investments, seeks to make active strategic-block value investments in a limited number of companies. "
target: Acxiom Corporation (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom Corporation integrates data, services and technology to create and deliver customer and information management solutions. Acxiom's innovative solutions are Customer Data Integration (CDI) technology, data, database services, IT outsourcing, consulting and analytics, and privacy leadership.
price ($mm)
$2,852
rev ($mm)
$1,395
EBITDA ($mm)
$397
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
7.2x
closed 4/3/2007 via BusinessWire

Acxiom Digital, acquired Kefta Inc.

synopsis: Acxiom Corporation has acquired Kefta, the leader in real-time, dynamic personalization solutions for the Internet. Kefta, based in San Francisco, will become part of Acxiom Digital, Acxiom Corporation’s business unit dedicated to providing integrated digital marketing solutions to Global 2000 enterprises.
buyer parent: Acxiom Corporation
buyer: Acxiom Digital
Acxiom Digital is the new name for Digital Impact, and we are marking our tenth anniversary. Acxiom Digital combines agency services with world-class campaign execution on a proprietary technology platform to deliver superior marketing results for clients. "
target: Kefta Inc.
Kefta is the leader in personalized marketing solutions. Global brands including GMAC, Overstock, and Verizon use Kefta Dynamic Targeting to deliver timely, relevant content to site visitors based on their unique online behavior – immediately boosting conversion, revenues and customer loyalty.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 3/29/2007 via BusinessWire

Acxiom Corporation, acquired Harbinger Technologies Group

synopsis: Acxiom Corporation has acquired Harbinger Technologies Group, an ICx Technologies Company based in McLean, Va., with an office in Starkville, Miss. Financial terms were not disclosed.
buyer: Acxiom Corporation (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom Corporation integrates data, services and technology to create and deliver customer and information management solutions. Acxiom's innovative solutions are Customer Data Integration (CDI) technology, data, database services, IT outsourcing, consulting and analytics, and privacy leadership. "
target: Harbinger Technologies Group
Harbinger Technologies Group, an ICx Technologies Co. is a consulting and training company focused on homeland security and international counterterrorism. The company has developed search technologies aimed at providing customers with fast, accurate methods of analyzing their data.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/10/2005 via BusinessWire

Acxiom Corporation, acquired InsightAmerica

synopsis: Acxiom(R) Corporation today announced it had expanded and enhanced its fraud prevention and risk mitigation services with the acquisition of InsightAmerica based in Broomfield, Colo.
buyer: Acxiom Corporation (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom Corporation integrates data, services and technology to create and deliver customer and information management solutions. Acxiom's innovative solutions are Customer Data Integration (CDI) technology, data, database services, IT outsourcing, consulting and analytics, and privacy leadership. "
target: InsightAmerica
InsightAmerica offers analytically enhanced data in an easy-to-use form. They provide secure, reliable access to hundreds of national and state-specific databases, including identity data, property, addresses, phone numbers, motor vehicle and criminal records, in both online and batch mode.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/26/2004 via BusinessWire

Acxiom Corporation, acquired ChinaLOOP

synopsis: Acxiom(R) Corporation (Nasdaq: ACXM) today announced it had acquired ChinaLOOP, a pioneering business intelligence, customer relationship management and data management company based in Shanghai, China.
buyer: Acxiom Corporation (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom Corporation integrates data, services and technology to create and deliver customer and information management solutions. Acxiom's innovative solutions are Customer Data Integration (CDI) technology, data, database services, IT outsourcing, consulting and analytics, and privacy leadership. "
target: ChinaLOOP
ChinaLOOP is a specialist marketing data organisation that provides leadership, expertise, services and products to support Direct Marketing and Customer Relationship Management in China.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/1/2004 via BusinessWire

Acxiom Corporation, acquired Claritas Europe B.V.

synopsis: Acxiom(R) Corporation (Nasdaq: ACXM) today announced that the transaction to acquire the Claritas Europe group of companies from VNU N.V. of Haarlem, The Netherlands, for 33.5 million euros ($40.40 million) in cash, has been completed and is effective January 1, 2004.
buyer: Acxiom Corporation (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom Corporation integrates data, services and technology to create and deliver customer and information management solutions. Acxiom's innovative solutions are Customer Data Integration (CDI) technology, data, database services, IT outsourcing, consulting and analytics, and privacy leadership. "
target parent: The Nielsen Company, Inc.
target: Claritas Europe B.V.
Our mission is to improve our clients´sales and marketing effectiveness and overall profitability by helping them focus on their best customers and market opportunities, formulate strategies, implement programs, and measure results. We do this through innovative application of data, technology and
price ($mm)
$41
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/14/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Porch Group, Inc., acquired V12 Data

synopsis: Porch, a leading vertical software company reinventing the home services industry, has acquired V12, a modern marketing platform that blends data, technology and analytics to drive accelerated results. V12 combines rich data assets with robust technology to provide brands with customer acquisition and retention solutions to achieve maximum ROI.
buyer: Porch Group, Inc. (PRCH:$118.19)
Seattle-based Porch Group, the vertical software platform for the home, provides software and services to more than 10,500 home services companies such as home inspectors, moving companies, real estate agencies, utility companies, and warranty companies. "
target: V12 Data
V12 is a modern marketing platform that blends data, technology and analytics to drive accelerated results. V12 combines rich data assets with robust technology to provide brands with end-to-end customer acquisition and retention solutions to achieve maximum ROI.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/13/2020 via Company Press Release

The Allant Group, Inc., acquired CMO Labs

synopsis: Allant Group has acquired CMO Labs, a provider of marketing intelligence, analytics, and Customer Data Platform Blueprint and Insights services. The acquisition allows both organizations to provide a broader range of offerings to their combined customers while continuing to provide top-notch customer service and drive marketing ROI.
buyer parent: VntCap
buyer: The Allant Group, Inc.
Allant is a recognized leader in data-driven marketing solutions. The company delivers data, robust insights, and technology services allowing brands to understand their customers, optimize their marketing spend, and provide exceptional experiences. "
target: CMO Labs
CMO Labs is a customer data company that drives strategy and implementation for marketing data, insights, decisions, and activations. The company integrates leading Customer Data Platforms and Analytics technologies to drive high-performing and efficient marketing programs.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/21/2019 via BusinessWire

Vision Integrated Graphics, acquired SourceLink, Inc.

synopsis: H.I.G. Capital is pleased to announce that its portfolio company, Vision Integrated Graphics Group LLC, has acquired SourceLink, a Direct Marketing agency headquartered in Chicago, Illinois that utilizes data intelligence and an omni-channel approach to maximize return on investment for clients through improved customer response and conversion.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Vision Integrated Graphics
Vision is a leading provider of tech-enabled, data-driven marketing solutions focused on customer acquisition and engagement for Fortune 1000 customers. The Company provides personalized, turnkey marketing solutions which generate high returns on investment. "
target parent: Aterian Investment Partners
target: SourceLink, Inc.
SourceLink is a Direct Marketing agency headquartered in Chicago, Illinois that utilizes data intelligence and an omni-channel approach to maximize return on investment for clients through improved customer response and conversion.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/13/2019 via Company Press Release

Infutor Data Solutions, acquired Dunn Data Company

synopsis: Infutor, the expert in data-driven consumer identity management, has acquired Dunn Data Company, a New York-based direct marketing industry leader in database development and customer acquisition strategies. They specialize in consumer identity, demographic, lifestyle, and affinity attribute solutions.
buyer: Infutor Data Solutions
Infutor is the expert in data-driven consumer identity management. They focus on enabling brands to instantly gain access to the most complete and accurate information about consumers, exactly when they need it, to make informed marketing and risk mitigation decisions. "
target: Dunn Data Company
Dunn Data Company is a New York-based direct marketing industry leader in database development and customer acquisition strategies. They specialize in consumer identity, demographic, lifestyle, and affinity attribute solutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Paragon Group UK Limited, will purchase Howard Hunt Businesses from Howard Hunt Group

synopsis: UK-based Paragon Group has acquired Celerity Information Services, ORM and Graft Services as well as the order book and customer base of direct mail operation Howard Hunt (City). The business and assets of Howard Hunt (City) were purchased from the UK multi-media service provider Howard Hunt Group.
buyer: Paragon Group UK Limited
Paragon Group is a UK-based international organisation providing Customer Communications, Identification and Graphics services. Paragon operates three divisions that provide general customer solutions, specialization in RFID solutions, and design and print services to businesses and consumers. "
seller: Howard Hunt Group
Celerity Information Services increases value from data, technology and customer interactions. Graft Services is a a marketing concierge service that simplifies the marketing delivery process. ORM leads brands through digital change. Howard Hunt (City) operates in direct marketing.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$38
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/12/2018 via PR Web

Infutor Data Solutions, acquired Ruf Strategic Solutions

synopsis: Infutor, an expert in data-driven consumer identity management has announced the acquisition of Ruf Strategic Solutions. Ruf Strategic Solutions is a marketing intelligence and automation provider with a suite of consumer analytics, featuring thousands of consumer lifestyles and unique audience segments.
buyer: Infutor Data Solutions
Infutor is the expert in data-driven consumer identity management. They focus on enabling brands to instantly gain access to the most complete and accurate information about consumers, exactly when they need it, to make informed marketing and risk mitigation decisions. "
target: Ruf Strategic Solutions
Ruf Strategic Solutions has been helping results-oriented marketers achieve their goals with rich consumer insights and analytic tools that engage their audience, drive conversion and maximize marketing ROI. Their solutions help clients make smarter, data-driven marketing investments.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/28/2018 via Company Press Release

Nadia Inc., acquired VIXIA Inc.

synopsis: Nadia, a domestic media company in the digital content production field, has acquired Vixia, Inc., a provider of integrated e-marketing and digital marketing services. Vixia has accumulated know-how on managed advertising centered on listing advertisements.
buyer: Nadia Inc.
Based in Tokyo, Japan, Nadia Inc. is a domestic media company in the digital content production field. They provide production services to creators through Web development, video production, graphic design, app development and more. "
target parent: Relia, Inc.
target: VIXIA Inc.
Based in Tokyo, Japan, VIXIA INC. provides integrated e-marketing and digital marketing services. The company was formerly known as Mitsui & Co. VIXIA Inc. and changed its name to VIXIA INC. in May, 2010.
price ($mm)
$0.73
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/4/2018 via Company Press Release

Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc., acquired Acxiom Marketing Solutions

synopsis: Acxiom, the data foundation for the world's best marketers, announced that the acquisition of Acxiom by Interpublic Group is complete. Acxiom helps thousands of clients and partners around the globe work together to create a world where all marketing is relevant.
buyer: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE: IPG:$8,319.90)
Interpublic is one of the world’s premier advertising and marketing services companies. Their agency brands deliver custom marketing solutions to many of the world’s largest advertisers. They cover the spectrum of marketing disciplines and specialties, from public relations and consumer advertising."
target: Acxiom Marketing Solutions (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom provides the data foundation for the world’s best marketers. Acxiom Marketing Solutions is the leading provider of data solutions for powering exceptional customer experiences and includes all of Acxiom's data and data services.
price ($mm)
$2,300
rev ($mm)
$706
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

TransUnion LLC, acquired Callcredit Information Group

synopsis: TransUnion, a risk and information solutions provider, announced that it has acquired Callcredit Information Group, Ltd., the second largest consumer credit bureau in the U.K.. Callcredit is an information solutions company that provides data, analytics and technology solutions to help businesses and consumers make informed decisions.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
Transunion helps uncover unique stories, trends and insights behind each data point, using historical information as well as alternative data sources. This allows a variety of markets and businesses to better manage risk and consumers to better manage their credit, personal information and identity."
target parent: GTCR, LLC
target: Callcredit Information Group
Callcredit Information Group, Ltd., is in the business of empowering information. They provide the data, analytics, and software that enable businesses to build more valuable customer relationships. They specialize in managing consumer data for businesses across every sector.
price ($mm)
$1,426
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/5/2017 via PR Newswire

Periscope, will acquire Anthem Marketing Solutions

synopsis: Periscope, one of the top five independent agencies in the nation, is to acquire Anthem Marketing Solutions, a Chicago based, data-driven marketing agency. Anthem, a firm that has deep experience in diagnostic, predictive and prescriptive analytics, also has experience in database marketing, journey mapping and loyalty services
buyer: Periscope
Periscope is one of the largest independent creative agencies in the nation and offers a full spectrum of marketing services to a wide range of acclaimed brands, including Arctic Cat, Autotrader, BASF, Best Buy, Bridgestone, Cox Communications, ExxonMobil and more. "
target: Anthem Marketing Solutions
Anthem Marketing Solutions is a Chicago based, data-driven marketing agency. Anthem, a firm that has deep experience in diagnostic, predictive and prescriptive analytics, also has experience in database marketing, journey mapping and loyalty services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/21/2016 via Company Press Release

KünzlerBachmann Directmarketing AG, will acquire Schober Information Group (Schweiz) AG

synopsis: KünzlerBachmann Directmarketing AG, headquartered in St. Gallen, announced they will acquire Schober Information Group (Schweiz) AG, headquartered in Bachenbülach. Schober Information Group (Schweiz) is one of the leading dialog marketing service providers in Switzerland, maintaining the most comprehensive database of postal and email addresses.
buyer: KünzlerBachmann Directmarketing AG
KünzlerBachmann is a state-of-the-art enterprise shaping the future of dialogue marketing. As a full-service provider with a focus on consultancy and development, their core business is the field of CRM/IT and analysis, target group addresses as well as mailing production and lettershop. "
target parent: Schober Investment Group
target: Schober Information Group (Schweiz) AG
Schober Switzerland is a leading marketing service provider in Switzerland. The company supports customers with data, data solutions and technologies in market development, and maintains the largest database of postal addresses and e-mail addresses in Switzerland and internationally.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/28/2016 via PR Newswire

DataMentors, Inc., acquired V12 Group

synopsis: DataMentors, LLC, a leading Data-as-a-Service company, announced the acquisition of premium marketing data provider V12 Group. The combined company, which will rebrand under the name of V12 Data, combines the strengths of two of the most respected names in the data industry to deliver integrated omnichannel data products and services.
buyer: DataMentors, Inc.
DataMentors is a Data-as-a-Service provider, helping brands achieve growth with highly robust marketing data, technology, and analytics solutions. Their solutions leverage the modern data ecosystem and real-time data analytics to create an "always on" dataset of consumers where purchase is imminent."
target parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
target: V12 Group
V12 Group is the complete provider of below the line (BTL) marketing services, using their proprietary database and multi-channel delivery model to provide measurable results for customer acquisition campaigns.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/24/2016 via Company Press Release

Veriteva, will acquire Blueberry Wave Limited

synopsis: Blueberry Wave, one of the UK’s leading marketing service providers, is being acquired by Veriteva, a business created by former Lateral Group founders. Cirencester based Blueberry Wave helps brands deliver enhanced customer experiences through strategic CRM, driven by channel planning, data and analytics in a multi-channel environment.
buyer: Veriteva
Veriteva's vision is to build an entrepreneurial group that assists its clients to maximise their ROI for business critical and marketing communications. They aim to acquire, grow and connect best-in-class companies that offer effective and efficient strategies to maximise a client's ROI. "
target: Blueberry Wave Limited
Blueberry Wave is a data driven Marketing Services Provider that simplifies the complex world of customer data for clients looking for business growth – finding and nurturing profitable customers for businesses with ambition.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/7/2016 via BusinessWire

LiveRamp, acquired Circulate

synopsis: LiveRamp™, an Acxiom® company and leading provider of omnichannel identity resolution, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Circulate, a company at the forefront of helping publishers connect people-based data to the marketing ecosystem.
buyer parent: Acxiom Corporation
buyer: LiveRamp (NYSE:RAMP:$429.55)
LiveRamp data onboarding enables companies to use their offline customer data in online advertising. LiveRamp helps bring the rich and valuable assets of offline databases online creating greater precision and performance in online marketing and advertising. "
target: Circulate
Circulate helps publishers, networks and SDK providers maximize their first-party data monetization strategies with one simple integration, on a privacy friendly basis. It advances the science of targeting and media attribution by enabling industry partners to utilize match Data as a Service.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/26/2016 via PR Web

SmartBase Solutions, acquired Group 3 Marketing

synopsis: SmartBase Solutions LLC announced that it has acquired the assets of Group 3 Marketing of Wayzata, MN. Founded in 1988, Group 3 Marketing, a leading database marketing agency, focused on creating and managing data driven marketing programs for their clients.
buyer: SmartBase Solutions
SmartBase Solutions is a leading data and technology firm helping organizations leverage their vast amounts of data to develop smart business solutions. Its flagship SmartBase IQ™ Data Platform delivers advanced big data processing technology to enable clients to integrate their disparate data. "
target: Group 3 Marketing
Founded in 1988, Group 3 Marketing, a leading database marketing agency, focused on creating and managing data driven marketing programs for their clients.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/24/2016 via Crain's BtoB

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, acquired Precision Dialogue

synopsis: Print, Digital and Supply Chain Solutions company, R.R. Donnelley has acquired Precision Dialogue, an insights driven, multi-channel customer engagement firm from, the middle market private equity firm, Kirtland Capital Partners.
buyer: R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD:$6,413.40)
R.R. Donnelley is a global provider of integrated communications. The company works collaboratively with more than 60,000 customers worldwide to develop custom communications solutions that reduce costs, drive top-line growth, enhance ROI and increase compliance. "
target parent: Kirtland Capital Partners
target: Precision Dialogue
Precision Dialogue is focused on delivering the promise of customer engagement to drive win/win relationships between brands and the customers they serve. They embrace emerging technologies and platforms, seek strategic acquisitions and partner with tech-savvy entrepreneurs.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/7/2016 via Company Press Release

WPP Group, plc, acquired Conexance MD, S.A.S.

synopsis: WPP, one of the world's largest communications services groups, announced that it has acquired Conexance MD, SAS, a database marketing company and a leader in providing proprietary statistical modeling to identify consumer behaviours and attributes that are strong predictors of future purchases.
buyer: WPP Group, plc (WPP:$17,216.81)
WPP is the world leader in marketing communications services. They are made up of leading companies in: Advertising; Media Investment Management; Data Investment Management; Public Relations & Public Affairs; Branding & Identity; Healthcare Communications; and more. "
target: Conexance MD, S.A.S.
Conexance MD is an operator of the leading data co-operative covering consumer transactions in France. Conexance is a database marketing company and a leader in providing proprietary statistical modeling to identify consumer behaviors and attributes that are strong predictors of future purchases.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/9/2016 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired DBG UK

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced its acquisition of DBG; a UK-based, independent marketing solutions agency that specializes in optimizing client data to make compelling connections to drive growth and improve marketing and business performance.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency and the largest independent agency in the US for CRM, digital, and search. Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. "
target: DBG UK
DBG is a UK-based, independent marketing solutions agency that specializes in optimizing client data to make compelling connections to drive growth and improve marketing and business performance.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/4/2016 via PR Newswire

Vencap Technologies, LLC, acquired The Allant Group, Inc.

synopsis: The Allant Group, Inc., an industry-leading provider of advanced data analytics and customer insights solutions, announced that its operations have been acquired by Vencap Technologies. Allant Group is a leading provider of data aggregation, advanced data analytics, and customer insights solutions for companies.
buyer: Vencap Technologies, LLC
Gaurav Issar is the CEO of Allant Group and a Board Member of Vencap Technologies. "
target parent: MidOcean Partners
target: The Allant Group, Inc.
Allant Group is a leading provider of data aggregation, advanced data analytics, and customer insights solutions for companies in the telecommunications, media, retail, publishing, financial services, travel/hospitality and transportation industries.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/29/2015 via BNC Analysis

Mobile Embrace Limited, acquired Marketing Punch Ltd

synopsis: Mobile marketing and payments m-commerce company Mobile Embrace Limited announced that it has significantly strengthened its international footprint and its performance marketing offering with the acquisition of a leading United Kingdom online performance marketing provider, Marketing Punch Ltd.
buyer: Mobile Embrace Limited (ASX:MBE:$18.07)
Mobile Embrace Limited is a mobile payments and mobile marketing company. They are a Digital Distribution Network for the complete end-to-end mobile customer lifecycle. "
target: Marketing Punch Ltd
Marketing Punch Ltd. is a leading United Kingdom online performance marketing provider. The business has a proprietary opted-in database of over 5 million consumers and delivers over 100,000 qualified leads to clients each month.
price ($mm)
$4.09
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
5.9x

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Lightbridge, Inc.
Lightbridge has helped telecommunications carriers adapt to new customer transaction models. Today, Lightbridge is leveraging our domain expertise to deliver new, cross-industry solutions that make it easier for businesses to manage customer transactions that are driven by wireless and Internet tec
year
2005
rev ($mm)
$108.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.30
EBIT ($mm)
($4.60)
Net Income ($mm)
$19.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: JASDAQ:385
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Synergy Marketing, Inc.
Synergy Marketing, Inc.
Synergy Marketing, Inc. is a marketing technology company in Japan. It offers customer relationship management (CRM) implementation through cloud and agent services, such as building and maintaining IT infrastructure, and planning CRM implementation.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$38.65
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.52
EBIT ($mm)
$3.36
Net Income ($mm)
$4.31
Employees
208
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALBFR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sidetrade SA
Sidetrade SA
Sidetrade is a SaaS pioneer, offering companies solutions for financial customer relationship management. Sidetrade combines its cloud computing technology, Sidetrade Network, with expert resources and best practice to create value for companies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$32.78
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.53
EBIT ($mm)
$3.44
Net Income ($mm)
$3.27
Employees
229
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Ticker: ATSE:ENTER
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Entersoft S.A.
Entersoft S.A.
Entersoft is a leading business software and services provider in South East Europe and the Middle East. Entersoft offers a business software suite with ERP, CRM, WMS, Mobile, E-Commerce and B.I. applications. The industries they serve include manufacturing, food, retail, hospitality, and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$18.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.56
EBIT ($mm)
$4.75
Net Income ($mm)
$3.41
Employees
257
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Ticker: VERB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VERB Technology Company, Inc.
VERB Technology Company, Inc.
VERB Technology Company, Inc. is rapidly emerging as the market leader in interactive video data collection and analysis applications. VERB provides customer relationship management (CRM), lead generation, and video marketing software applications under the brand name TAGG.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$10.36
EBITDA ($mm)
($16.68)
EBIT ($mm)
($17.93)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
10
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Ticker: TSE:3999
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KnowledgeSuite Inc.
KnowledgeSuite Inc.
Based in Japan, KnowledgeSuite offers SaaS software for SFA (sales support) / CRM (customer management).
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$7.93
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$0.63
Net Income ($mm)
$0.79
Employees
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Ticker: GB:RGO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2ergo Group plc
2ergo Group plc
2ergo Group plc provides mobile coupons and vouchers, loyalty, proximity, and payment solutions for various organizations to develop and execute their mobile strategy in the United Kingdom and the United States. It offers podifi and TikTap.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$5.81
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.37)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
67
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Ticker: OB:ARR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Arribatec AS
Arribatec AS
Arribatec is a software and consulting company headquartered in Oslo. With a customer centric engagement model, combined with a deep system, integration, and domain competence, Arribatec builds long term strategic partnership with a broad customer base.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
110
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Ticker: NasdaqGS:VRNT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Verint Systems Inc.
Verint Systems Inc.
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.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,255.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$186.88
EBIT ($mm)
$129.50
Net Income ($mm)
$69.78
Employees
6200
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Ticker: ASX:OPN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
OpenDNA
OpenDNA
The OpenDNA Group of companies provides fully integrated digital marketing and customer acquisition services focusing on driving online sales of products and services for its clients. OpenDNA provides personalized real-time, targeted marketing.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.09
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.85)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.08)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: SZSE:300071
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spearhead Integrated Marketing Communication Group
Spearhead Integrated Marketing Communication Group
Spearhead Group, a Chinese A-shares listed public company, is one of the biggest digital IMC groups in China. With a clear strategy of "Big Data, Big Content", Spearhead keeps on expanding its specialty and strengthening its competency through 5 main business units.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$477.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$32.48
EBIT ($mm)
$31.51
Net Income ($mm)
$18.83
Employees
1247
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Ticker: AIM:GBG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GB Group Plc
GB Group Plc
GBG is a global specialist in identity data intelligence. They help organisations make decisions about the customers they serve and the people they employ. GBG has the fundamental belief that the digital economy relies on everyone having access to data they can trust.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$293.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$66.08
EBIT ($mm)
$47.19
Net Income ($mm)
$36.19
Employees
1024
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Ticker: NYSE:RAMP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LiveRamp
LiveRamp
LiveRamp provides the identity platform leveraged by brands and their partners to deliver innovative products and exceptional experiences. LiveRamp IdentityLink connects people, data, and devices across the digital and physical world.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$429.55
EBITDA ($mm)
($75.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($104.58)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1150
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Ticker: TSE:2178
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tri-Stage Inc.
Tri-Stage Inc.
Tri-Stage Inc. is principally engaged in the direct marketing support business. Its Direct Marketing Support segment is engaged in the provision of media advertisement spaces. The Direct Mail Agency Sending segment is engaged in the sending of direct mails and products.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$499.99
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.17
EBIT ($mm)
$3.60
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
345
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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: LSE:JWNG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jaywing PLC
Jaywing PLC
Jaywing plc is a leading UK based agency employing approximately 600 people across five sites in the UK and with a small operation in Sydney, Australia. Their data scientists help blue chip clients to make sense of the ever more complex multi-channel, multi-device world in which they operate.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$65.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.76
EBIT ($mm)
($0.56)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
650
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Ticker: RMKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rainmaker Systems, Inc.
Rainmaker Systems, Inc.
Rainmaker Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of business-to-business sales and marketing services. Our core services include complete lead qualification and management, new product sales, channel enablement, subscription renewals, and service contract sales.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$47.79
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.43)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.03)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
950
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Ticker: AIM:TNG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tangent Communications plc
Tangent is a leading integrator of technology, data and marketing strategy. Their companies combine world-class technical and creative skills with marketing expertise to deliver highly personalised and bespoke digital communications for leading brands.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$37.69
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.59
EBIT ($mm)
$0.79
Net Income ($mm)
$0.11
Employees
290
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Ticker: ORHI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
OmniReliant Holdings, Inc.
Omnireliant builds global brands through domestic and international direct marketing channels and licensing agreements. We specialize in celebrity and lifestyle brands including beauty, fitness, spa, fragrance and home.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$9.79
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.22)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.83)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
9
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Ticker: ADXM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AdEx Media, Inc.
AdEx Media, Inc.
AdEx Media operates one of the leading online direct marketing companies, with an emphasis on successfully purchasing multi-channel sources of online media distribution.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$8.23
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.97)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.12)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
42
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mobiquity Technologies
Mobiquity Technologies
Mobiquity Technologies, Inc., is a mobile first, next generation, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform for data and advertising.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.46
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.98)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
10
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Ticker: HLSE:LEADD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LeadDesk Oy
LeadDesk provides industry-standard software for contact centers, inside sales and telemarketers. The company’s cloud-based SaaS software replaces legacy on-premise solutions and offers contact centers and sales teams of all sizes greater efficiency and flexibility, with lower costs and complexity.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$16.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.56
EBIT ($mm)
$0.35
Net Income ($mm)
$0.24
Employees
116
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Piksel
Piksel
Piksel people create and manage OTT video monetization solutions for some of the world’s leading media brands: AT&T U-verse, BSkyB, Celcom, Channel 4, Mediaset, Sky Deutschland, Sky Italia, Televisa Mexico, Vodafone and more.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$214.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.04
EBIT ($mm)
$14.12
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1300
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALWED
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wedia SA
Wedia SA
Wedia is the most experienced Marketing Resource Management (MRM) software provider to bring creation, customization, and distribution capabilities to all three major content channels: web, print and mobile.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$8.31
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.60
EBIT ($mm)
$0.43
Net Income ($mm)
$0.34
Employees
61
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Ticker: OTCPK:FSSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FISION
FISION
FISION is a cloud-based digital asset management, marketing automation, and sales enablement company. FISION’s advanced, proprietary technology specializes in managing a customer’s brand and marketing content enabling marketing and sales people to create compelling on-brand communications.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$0.45
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.98)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.99)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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