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closed 2/5/2013 via PR Newswire

Post+Beam, acquired Kip Solutions

synopsis: Post+Beam, a full service communications firm, has acquired Kip Solutions, a social media, cause marketing company whose mission is to connect altruistic causes to their most passionate audiences. Kip Solutions will continue to run as a separate brand until June 2013 when it will be integrated into Post+Beam.
buyer: Post+Beam
Post+Beam is a full-service communications firm that brings together innovation and communication in all its forms: Design, software development, public relations, marketing and advertising. Their offices are in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and Calgary. "
target: Kip Solutions
Kip Solutions helps social impact companies disseminate their message using social media and the web. Kip aims to magnify the charitable work that organizations do by helping them re-work their digital image and strategy to maximize their impact.
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closed 5/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

Geben Communication, acquired Women Online

synopsis: Geben Communication, a communications agency specializing in public relations and digital marketing, has acquired Women Online, a digital marketing agency focused on social impact and nonprofits. Women Online helps organizations to tell their own story. They offer services for social media, content, and influencer marketing.
buyer: Geben Communication
Geben Communication is a communications agency specializing in public relations and digital marketing. Geben partners with clients to accelerate their growth through smarter communication. They provide services for public relations, social media, influencer relations, and content marketing. "
target: Women Online
Women Online is a digital marketing agency focused on social impact and nonprofits. Women Online helps organizations to tell their own story and create content that compels people to act. They offer services for social media, content, and influencer marketing.
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announced 2/27/2013 via Company Press Release

Imodules, will purchase Internet Services from Harris Connect, Inc.

synopsis: iModules Software agreed to acquire the assets of Harris Connect’s Internet Services line of business. Harris Connect Internet solutions help companies build online communities. They include social and networking tools such as the Business Exchange which allows constituents to promote their businesses, products or services.
buyer: Imodules
iModules is the leading constituent engagement management provider for educational institutions. Its interconnected suite of modules transforms how institutions create relevant constituent experiences and achieve fundraising success through web content management, marketing communications, and more."
seller parent: Wicks Group of Companies
seller: Harris Connect, Inc.
Harris Connect Internet solutions help companies build online communities. They include social and networking tools such as the Business Exchange which allows constituents to promote their businesses, products or services.
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closed 11/20/2019 via PR Newswire

Allegiance Fundraising Group, acquired Beaconfire Red

synopsis: Allegiance Fundraising Group (AFG), a provider of fundraising solutions for nonprofits, has acquired Beaconfire RED, a digital fundraising agency. The acquisition expands AFG's digital fundraising proficiency to include online campaigns and marketing, web design and development, internet strategy and planning, and objective software evaluation.
buyer: Allegiance Fundraising Group
Allegiance Fundraising Group helps nonprofits achieve their goals through innovative and cost-effective fundraising solutions. AFG aims to deliver end-to-end support that will acquire, nurture, and retain more donors while keeping their clients in the driver's seat every step of the way. "
target: Beaconfire Red
Beaconfire RED partners with hundreds of nonprofits, associations, and social enterprises to create ROI-focused digital campaigns, design user-centric websites and apps, and develop technology solutions that drive engagement, reach and increase revenue.
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closed 9/20/2019 via PR Newswire

Bentz Whaley Flessner, acquired Groundwork Digital

synopsis: Bentz Whaley Flessner, global philanthropic consultancy, has acquired Groundwork Digital, a strategic consultancy focused on digital fundraising and communications for higher education institutions and nonprofit organizations, enabling them to acquire, retain, and engage their supporters from the annual fund to the major gift program.
buyer: Bentz Whaley Flessner
Bentz Whaley Flessner is a fundraising and development consulting firm that builds committed and lasting partnerships with educational institutions, healthcare facilities and systems, community and conservation organizations, and many other non-profit organizations seeking continued growth. "
target: Groundwork Digital
Groundwork Digital is a strategic consultancy focused on digital fundraising and communications for higher education institutions and nonprofit organizations, enabling them to acquire, retain, and engage their supporters from the annual fund to the major gift program.
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closed 7/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

NewFire Media merged with Powerserve,

synopsis: NewFire Media, a company that provides digital marketing and advertising services to local and regional businesses and nonprofits, has merged with Powerserve, a website developer that manages close to 400 active websites, including anything from multi-million dollar e-commerce solutions to smaller brochure sites - and everything in between.
buyer: Powerserve
Powerserve is a website developer. They manage close to 400 active websites. These include anything from multi-million dollar e-commerce solutions to smaller brochure sites - and everything in between. They work with national and local clients, both large and small. "
target: NewFire Media
NewFire Media provides digital marketing and advertising services to local and regional businesses and nonprofits. They have partnered up with Google and use the DoubleClick advertising solution to improve ROI in digital media across various web, mobile, and social channels.
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closed 11/16/2016 via Company Press Release

Casual Astronaut, Inc., acquired Highway Twenty, LLC

synopsis: Casual Astronaut, a boutique content marketing firm, has acquired Highway Twenty, a marketing firm focused on nonprofits and socially conscious organizations. Highway Twenty specializes in providing culturally competent marketing strategy, web development, graphic design, and social media for organizations making an impact.
buyer: Casual Astronaut, Inc.
Casual Astronaut is a boutique content marketing firm that helps brands develop deeper and more meaningful relationships with their customers. They do this by creating relevant content for key moments in the consumer journey — driving engagement and sales. "
target: Highway Twenty, LLC
Highway Twenty provides marketing for causes that matter. The agency specializes in providing culturally competent marketing strategy, web development, graphic design, and social media for nonprofits and other organizations making an impact.
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closed 10/28/2015 via Company Press Release

RobbinsKersten Direct, acquired Alpha Dog Marketing

synopsis: RobbinsKersten Direct, a multi-channel direct response fundraising and marketing agency with offices in Boston and Dallas, has acquired Lincoln, Nebraska-based Alpha Dog Marketing. The company is a direct response agency formed because of their zeal, passion, and devotion to nonprofit organizations.
buyer: RobbinsKersten Direct
RobbinsKersten Direct is a multi-channel direct response fundraising agency serving nonprofit organizations exclusively. "
target: Alpha Dog Marketing
Alpha Dog Marketing is a direct response agency formed because of their zeal, passion, and devotion to nonprofit organizations. Their mission and passion is to provide nonprofit organizations with fundraising services, strategies, and solutions that empower them to fulfill THEIR missions.
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closed 10/29/2013 via PR Web

RALLY Marketing Group, acquired Switchyard Creative Group

synopsis: Rally Group, a privately held integrated marketing and promotions agency, announced that it has acquired digital agency Switchyard Creative Group. Switchyard was formed in 2009 with the goal of delivering world-class design, development and user experience for emergent small businesses and nonprofits.
buyer: RALLY Marketing Group
RALLY Marketing Group is a privately held integrated marketing and promotions agency headquartered in Seattle, Washington. RALLY clients include 7-Eleven, Procter & Gamble, Outback Steakhouse, Cargill, Valvoline, Safeway and MillerCoors. "
target: Switchyard Creative Group
Switchyard was formed in 2009 with the goal of delivering world-class design, development and user experience for emergent small businesses and nonprofits. Since that time the team has developed digital and brand platforms for some of Portland's finest organizations.
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closed 12/19/2018 via PR Newswire

Allegiance Fundraising Group, acquired One to One Group

synopsis: Allegiance Fundraising Group, a provider of innovative fundraising solutions for nonprofits, has acquired One to One Group, a digital print and digital media marketing company. One to One Group collaborates, strategizes, and executes successful fundraising campaigns for nonprofit organizations.
buyer: Allegiance Fundraising Group
Allegiance Fundraising Group (AFG) is a provider of innovative fundraising solutions for nonprofits. AFG helps their clients implement the right solutions they need to raise money and fund their mission. AFG offers agency services, technology solutions, and loyalty and incentive programs. "
target: One to One Group
Founded in 2003, One to One Group is a digital print and digital media marketing company. One to One Group has partnered with hundreds of nonprofit organizations to collaborate, strategize, and execute successful fundraising campaigns.
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closed 3/6/2012 via BusinessWire

LW Robbins, acquired Adcieo

synopsis: LW Robbins, a full service direct response fundraising agency, announced that it has acquired Adcieo, a leading digital marketing firm serving the nonprofit community with expertise in web design; the development, deployment and management of integrated marketing campaigns; social media solutions; and more.
buyer: LW Robbins
LW Robbins is a full service direct response fundraising agency devoted to helping nonprofit organizations acquire and cultivate loyal donors, raising more net income to support their missions through a blend of traditional and digital channels. "
target: Adcieo
Adcieo is a leading digital marketing firm serving the nonprofit community with expertise in web design; the development, deployment and management of integrated marketing campaigns; social media solutions; data management and conversion; and mobile apps.
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closed 2/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Engage Software, acquired SMB Creative Group

synopsis: Engage Software is pleased to announce its acquisition of SMB Creative Group, a digital marketing agency serving the industrial and nonprofit sectors. Its flagship SaaS product, Connecting Members, serves churches, schools and nonprofits nationally. They also offer web design, SEO and SEM services.
buyer: Engage Software
Founded in 1999, Engage has a long and established history in website design & development, custom software and integrations. They focus on a niche market of associations and nonprofits. "
target: SMB Creative Group
Founded in 2005, SMB Creative Group is a digital marketing agency serving the industrial and nonprofit sectors. Its flagship SaaS product, Connecting Members, serves churches, schools and nonprofits nationally. They also offer web design, SEO and SEM services.
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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Jellyfish, acquired Social Life Ltd

synopsis: Jellyfish, a boutique agency in the UK, has acquired Social Life, a UK-based social media agency that specialises in entertainment brand marketing. Social Life delivers premium social media creative aligned with the highest standards of production to generate authentic, algorithm-breaking content.
buyer parent: Fimalac SA
buyer: Jellyfish
Jellyfish is a UK boutique agency, delivering digital marketing solutions for a host of brands. Their combination of digital capabilities, technology and talent help to deliver digital strategies for clients across many industries, including property, pharmaceutical, finance and automotive. "
target: Social Life Ltd
Social Life is a UK-based social media agency that specialises in entertainment brand marketing. Social Life delivers premium social media creative aligned with the highest standards of production to generate authentic, algorithm-breaking content.
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announced 11/28/2018 via PR Newswire

The Miroma Group, will acquire Way To Blue

synopsis: The Miroma Group announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Way To Blue, the award-winning global integrated communications agency working with high-profile brands across the consumer, lifestyle and entertainment industries.
buyer: The Miroma Group
The Miroma Group is an end-to-end marketing and communications collective offering creation and distribution services to clients. Core services include commercial media trading, planning based on real-time data and insights, production and editing of content, and cultural production. "
target: Way To Blue
Based in the UK, Way To Blue is an award-winning global integrated communications agency working with high-profile brands in consumer, lifestyle, and entertainment. Their core services include research, social, publicity, influencer and digital marketing, and digital development.
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closed 2/25/2016 via Market Wire

Learfield Communications, Inc., acquired Think Social, LLC

synopsis: Learfield announced their acquisition of Think Social, an agency specializing in building robust social media campaigns for sponsors. Think Social specializes in targeted advertising, solution-based sales, sponsorship strategy, asset valuation, consulting and training, reporting and analysis, and the development of integrated social media assets.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Learfield Communications, Inc.
Learfield has a deep presence in the college athletics landscape nationwide. It manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas, and supports athletic departments at all competitive levels as title sponsor of the prestigious Learfield Directors' Cup."
target: Think Social, LLC
Think Social is the leading social media agency dedicated to sports and entertainment marketing. The firm specializes in targeted advertising, solution-based sales, sponsorship strategy, asset valuation, consulting and training, reporting and analysis, and the development of multichannel.
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closed 1/6/2021 via PR Newswire

Moore, acquired Amergent

synopsis: Moore, a leading provider of performance-driven marketing solutions, has acquired Amergent, a direct marketing and donor management software company serving the nonprofit industry. Amergent creates multi-channel fundraising campaigns that include direct mail, email and online giving. They offer a web-based database system for managing donors.
buyer: Moore
Moore is a global leader in performance-driven marketing solutions. Moore provides end-to-end solutions in every fundraising channel. The group provides services for strategic consulting, creative development, media planning and buying, research and analytics, public relations, and more. "
target: Amergent
Amergent is a direct marketing and donor management software company dedicated to serving the nonprofit industry. Amergent creates multi-channel fundraising campaigns that include direct mail, email and online giving. They offer a web-based database system for managing donors.
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closed 1/30/2019 via PR Newswire

BV Investment Partners, acquired RKD Group

synopsis: BV Investment Partners, a middle-market private equity firm focused on the business services, software and IT services sectors, announced that it has acquired a majority interest in RKD Group, LLC, a market-leading provider of omnichannel fundraising and marketing services to the nonprofit sector.
buyer: BV Investment Partners
BV Investment Partners is currently investing its ninth private equity fund. The firm is one of the oldest and most experienced sector-focused private equity firms in North America. The company actively targets investments in the business services and information technology services industries. "
target: RKD Group
RKD Group is a leading fundraising and marketing services provider to more than 260 nonprofit organizations, including hospitals, social service, health, disease research, animal welfare, and faith-based charities.
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closed 11/13/2017 via PR Newswire

Publicis Health, acquired PlowShare Group

synopsis: Publicis Health, part of Publicis Groupe, S.A., announced the acquisition of PlowShare Group, the leading communications agency that specializes in working exclusively with nonprofit organizations and federal agencies on social issue and cause marketing campaigns.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Publicis Health
Publicis Health is the largest healthcare communications network in the world.. They are a division of Publicis Groupe S.A., the third largest advertising and media company, giving them unparalleled global reach. "
target: PlowShare Group
PlowShare Group is the leading communications agency that specializes in working exclusively with nonprofit organizations and federal agencies on social issue and cause marketing campaigns.
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closed 1/18/2017 via BNC Analysis

Webedia SAS, acquired Peach Digital Limited

synopsis: Webedia, a website publisher, announced that it has acquired Peach Digital Limited, a leading cinema web development and digital marketing specialist. Peach’s extensive experience delivering high-end, reliable web solutions for exhibitors has allowed the company to gain significant market share in both the UK and the US over the past decade.
buyer parent: Fimalac SA
buyer: Webedia SAS
Webedia SAS is a website publisher that hosts websites such as PurePeople, PureTrend, Purefans, Shopoon, Dailyconso, and Onlydesign. The company was incorporated in 2007 and is based in Paris, France. "
target: Peach Digital Limited
Peach Digital Limited is a leading cinema web development and digital marketing specialist. Peach’s extensive experience delivering high-end, reliable web solutions for exhibitors has allowed the company to gain significant market share in both the UK and the US over the past decade.
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closed 2/6/2013 via PR Web

Tatango, acquired Broadtexter

synopsis: Tatango, the Seattle-based group SMS service, announced the acquisition of Broadtexter, a New York-based entertainment text-messaging marketing platform.
buyer: Tatango
Tatango offers an easy-to-use platform that allows any group to stay connected through text messaging. As an all in one solution, Tatango allows any group to collect, manage and mobile message all of their group members both from a computer or mobile phone. "
target: Broadtexter
Regal Digital LLC, doing business as www.Broadtexter.com, provides an entertainment text message marketing platform, a leading mobile service allowing anyone to connect with their audience through text messaging.
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closed 2/5/2013 via PR Newswire

Post+Beam, acquired Kip Solutions

synopsis: Post+Beam, a full service communications firm, has acquired Kip Solutions, a social media, cause marketing company whose mission is to connect altruistic causes to their most passionate audiences. Kip Solutions will continue to run as a separate brand until June 2013 when it will be integrated into Post+Beam.
buyer: Post+Beam
Post+Beam is a full-service communications firm that brings together innovation and communication in all its forms: Design, software development, public relations, marketing and advertising. Their offices are in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and Calgary. "
target: Kip Solutions
Kip Solutions helps social impact companies disseminate their message using social media and the web. Kip aims to magnify the charitable work that organizations do by helping them re-work their digital image and strategy to maximize their impact.
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closed 2/5/2013 via PR Newswire

Post+Beam, acquired Kip Solutions

synopsis: Post+Beam, a full service communications firm, has acquired Kip Solutions, a social media, cause marketing company whose mission is to connect altruistic causes to their most passionate audiences. Kip Solutions will continue to run as a separate brand until June 2013 when it will be integrated into Post+Beam.
buyer: Post+Beam
Post+Beam is a full-service communications firm that brings together innovation and communication in all its forms: Design, software development, public relations, marketing and advertising. Their offices are in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and Calgary. "
target: Kip Solutions
Kip Solutions helps social impact companies disseminate their message using social media and the web. Kip aims to magnify the charitable work that organizations do by helping them re-work their digital image and strategy to maximize their impact.
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closed 6/9/2021 via PR Web

Mainspire merged with The Enablement Group,

synopsis: The Enablement Group (TEG), a sales enablement content agency and consultancy, and Mainspire Marketing, a global full-service marketing agency, have merged operations under the name “The Enablement Group” to better serve the needs of corporate sales, marketing, and HR teams.
buyer: The Enablement Group
The Enablement Group (TEG) is a marketing and sales enablement content agency that delivers experiences fostering greater engagement and message retention, ultimately driving revenue and performance improvement. "
target: Mainspire
Mainspire is a full-service global consulting and marketing agency focused on the most innovative technologies driving the future. Mainspire develops and implements solid business marketing strategies that help companies grow and improve the world.
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announced 6/2/2021 via BNC Analysis

Definition, will acquire TopLine Communications

synopsis: Definition has acquired TopLine Communications, a specialist in digital PR and SEO for b2b clients in fintech, tech, engineering and education. The deal includes independent video production company TopLine Film.
buyer: Definition
UK-based Definition is a multi-award-winning agency combining over 25 years’ strategic public relations, digital media, content production, and marketing expertise to create a new force in national and international reputation management. "
target: TopLine Communications
TopLine Communications, based in London, is a digital PR and SEO agency that helps companies grow. They work for tech, fintech, science and engineering companies to help them build their reputations, attract more online traffic and generate leads.
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closed 5/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

Matrix Group, acquired SoulProviders Collective

synopsis: The Matrix Communications Group (Matrix Group), an integrated marketing & communications holding company in South Africa, has acquired SoulProviders Collective (SPC), a creative agency in South Africa. SPC offers services for digital strategy, content marketing, social media, digital PR and more.
buyer: Matrix Group
Matrix Group is an integrated marketing & communications holding company in South Africa. Matrix Group invests in local marketing entrepreneurs across Africa, who are experts in their fields, supporting them in an enabling energising collaborative environment. "
target: SoulProviders Collective
SoulProviders Collective (SPC) is a creative agency in South Africa. SPC specializes in the ever-evolving digital landscape and helps brands and organizations to stay relevant. Their core offerings include digital strategy, content marketing, social media, digital PR and more.
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closed 5/12/2021 via BNC Analysis

Mogae Media PVT. Ltd., acquired Rediffusion

synopsis: Mogae Media, a leading provider of integrated mobile marketing services in India, has acquired Rediffusion, India’s largest, independent full-service advertising agency. Rediffusion builds effective advertising campaigns for leading brands in various industries. They offer brand advisory, creative content development, and digital design services.
buyer: Mogae Media PVT. Ltd.
Mogae Media is a leading provider of integrated mobile marketing services in India. Mogae reaches to over 80% of India’s mobile subscriber base, from Uber customers in leading metros to the smallest and remotest village across rural India. "
target: Rediffusion
Rediffusion is India’s largest, independent full-service advertising agency. Rediffusion builds effective advertising campaigns for leading brands in various industries. They offer brand advisory, creative content development, and digital design services.
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closed 5/2/2021 via Company Press Release

Sunwest Communications, acquired Shiroma Southwest

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

Riester Corporation, acquired Moses Inc.

synopsis: RIESTER, a full-service digital marketing and advertising company, has acquired Moses Inc., a full-service creative and marketing services agency. Moses produces effective marketing campaigns that deliver outstanding results to their clients. They offer services for branding, creative, digital, social media, public relations, and more.
buyer: Riester Corporation
RIESTER is a full-service digital marketing, advertising and public relations firm providing a complete range of integrated services in brand planning, web and mobile marketing, advertising, media planning and buying, social media and public relations. "
target: Moses Inc.
Moses is a full-service creative and marketing services agency. Moses produces effective marketing campaigns that deliver outstanding results to their clients. They offer services for branding, creative, digital, social media, public relations, and more.
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closed 4/28/2021 via BNC Analysis

Noisy Beast Pty Ltd, acquired Noisy Beast Pty Ltd

synopsis: Less than three years after it announced that it had been wholly acquired by Swisse Wellness, integrated agency Noisy Beast has completed a management buyout from the H&H Group (owners of Swisse and Biostime in Australia) to become fully independent. Noisy Beast is a global, full service advertising agency that gives brands bigger voices.
buyer: Noisy Beast Pty Ltd
Noisy Beast is a global, full service advertising agency that gives brands bigger voices. They develop and execute unique strategies across digital, creative and media that stand out. "
target parent: H&H Group
target: Noisy Beast Pty Ltd
Noisy Beast is a global, full service advertising agency that gives brands bigger voices. They develop and execute unique strategies across digital, creative and media that stand out.
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closed 4/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired Taylor Herring

synopsis: Taylor Herring, now joins Publicis’ UK Influence Practice, alongside the larger PR network MSL and ESG specialist Salter Baxter. Taylor Herring is an award-winning, PR, Social Media and Influencer creative agency that delivers solid business outcomes for its consumer brands through smart thinking, creativity and innovation.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$13,011.70)
Publicis Groupe is a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, driven through the alchemy of creativity and technology. Publicis Groupe offers its clients seamless access to its tools and expertise through modular offering. "
target: Taylor Herring
UK-based, Taylor Herring is an award-winning, PR, Social Media and Influencer creative agency that delivers solid business outcomes for its consumer brands through smart thinking, creativity and innovation.
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closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Beattie Communications Group Ltd., acquired Beattie Communications Group Ltd.

synopsis: Beattie Communications' CEO, Laurna Woods, has acquired the company in a management buyout. Beattie is the UK’s No 1 integrated communications agency, competing with digital, social, creative, advertising and PR shops. They provide inspired communications and marketing services to some of the world's largest companies.
buyer: Beattie Communications Group Ltd.
Beattie is the UK’s No 1 integrated communications agency, competing with digital, social, creative, advertising and PR shops. They de-stress the lives of clients by demystifying communications to make it simple, deciphering strategy to make it transformational and debunking delivery to boost ROI. "
target: Beattie Communications Group Ltd.
Beattie is the UK’s No 1 integrated communications agency, competing with digital, social, creative, advertising and PR shops. They de-stress the lives of clients by demystifying communications to make it simple, deciphering strategy to make it transformational and debunking delivery to boost ROI.
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closed 3/1/2021 via BusinessWire

Kreps PR & Marketing merged with BrandStar,

synopsis: Kreps PR & Marketing has merged with BrandStar, an integrated production and marketing agency. Kreps PR is a full-service public relations firm. Kreps PR offers public relations, social media, marketing, event and activation, and crisis management services to clients in multiple industries.
buyer: BrandStar
BrandStar is an integrated production and marketing agency. BrandStar combines creative storytelling, marketing strategy, results-driven media, technology innovation, and television production to help brands grow. They offer services for branded entertainment, marketing, production, and more. "
target: Kreps PR & Marketing
Kreps PR & Marketing is a full-service public relations firm. Kreps PR offers public relations, social media, marketing, event and activation, and crisis management services to clients in multiple industries. They deliver measurable communications programs that build brand value.
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closed 2/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Havas, acquired BLKJ

synopsis: Havas Group, one of the world’s largest global communications groups, has acquired BLKJ, an independent creative agency in Singapore. BLKJ engineers marketing moments for brands in culture, entertainment and media. The agency uses tech and film to make brands famous. Their clients include brands such as StarHub, Scoot, Great Eastern, and more.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: Havas (ENXTPA:HAV:$2,703.63)
Based in France, Havas is one of the world’s largest global communications groups. Havas has a fully integrated model through its Havas Villages around the world. In these Villages, creative, media and healthcare & wellness teams work together, ensuring agility and seamless experiences for clients. "
target: BLKJ
BLKJ is an independent creative agency in Singapore. BLKJ engineers marketing moments for brands in culture, entertainment and media. The agency uses tech and film to make brands famous. Their clients include leading brands such as StarHub, Scoot, Great Eastern, and more.
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closed 2/10/2021 via Company Press Release

Havas, acquired Inbar Merhav G

synopsis: Havas Group, one of the world’s largest global communications groups, has acquired Inbar Merhav G, a full-service advertising agency in Israel. Inbar Merhav G creates meaningful connections between people and brands using creativity and media. Their range of marketing services include advertising, content, brand management, and digital & social.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: Havas (ENXTPA:HAV:$2,703.63)
Based in France, Havas is one of the world’s largest global communications groups. Havas has a fully integrated model through its Havas Villages around the world. In these Villages, creative, media and healthcare & wellness teams work together, ensuring agility and seamless experiences for clients. "
target: Inbar Merhav G
Inbar Merhav G is a full-service advertising agency in Israel. Inbar Merhav G creates meaningful connections between people and brands using creativity, media, and innovation. Their range of marketing services include advertising, content, brand management, and digital & social.
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closed 2/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Wire Media Limited merged with John Doe,

synopsis: Wire has merged with John Doe, a UK-based creative agency. Wire is a creative marketing and PR agency in the UK. Wire helps their clients to achieve their business goals, improve brand awareness, and drive exceptional engagement. They offer PR, experiential, digital marketing, and design services.
buyer: John Doe
John Doe is a UK-based creative agency. John Doe builds brands recognised for who they are and why they matter. They help brands to communicate their reason for being across channels and across the country. Their services include PR, advertising, digital, content, and experiential. "
target: Wire Media Limited
Wire is a creative marketing and PR agency in the UK. Wire helps their clients to achieve their business goals, improve brand awareness, and drive exceptional engagement. They offer PR, experiential, digital marketing, and design services.
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closed 1/29/2021 via PR Newswire

JConnelly, acquired AdvisorPR

synopsis: JConnelly, a communications agency serving clients worldwide, has acquired AdvisorPR, a boutique public relations and marketing company that specializes in working with wealth management firms. With the acquisition, AdvisorPR will operate as a division within JConnelly's financial practice group.
buyer: JConnelly
JConnelly is a pioneer in the evolution of how companies and individuals communicate, connect and engage. The company helps build, grow, and protect premier brands, mitigate and manage crises, and influence change. "
target: AdvisorPR
AdvisorPR is a branding, marketing and public relations firm dedicated to providing turnkey marketing communications solutions exclusively to financial professionals. Through a diverse array of PR solutions, including packaged, turnkey PR programs, it helps clients grow their businesses.
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closed 1/28/2021 via BusinessWire

Innovatus Capital Partners, acquired VSA Partners

synopsis: Innovatus Capital Partners has acquired VSA Partners (VSA), a design and brand experience firm that creates brand programs and initiatives across the B2B and B2C omni-channel. VSA will be the foundational entity in a newly created global marketing services platform.
buyer: Innovatus Capital Partners
Innovatus Capital Partners is a New York-based registered investment adviser and portfolio management firm with assets more than $1.5B under management, focused on creating value across special situations, emergent asset classes, private credit, and asset-based investments. "
target: VSA Partners
VSA Partners is a modern creative agency that creates meaningful experiences that solve business problems by addressing human needs. VSA offers a full range of fully integrated capabilities, including branding, advertising, data science, and technology, all under one roof.
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closed 1/27/2021 via Company Press Release

Integrate Agency LLC, acquired BriteIdea Marketing Group

synopsis: Integrate Agency, a full-service digital and traditional marketing agency, has acquired BriteIdea Marketing Group, an Austin-based digital marketing group. The acquisition will further the integrated suite of traditional, digital and social media services offered by Integrate Agency throughout Texas.
buyer: Integrate Agency LLC
Integrate is an award-winning, full-service PR, social media, and marketing agency. Integrate's services include Pay-Per-Click (PPC), Display Advertising & Remarketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Content Marketing, Email Marketing, Amazon Marketplace, and Local Marketing. "
target: BriteIdea Marketing Group
BriteIdea Marketing is a full-service digital marketing and advertising agency with over 25 years of combined experience. BriteIdea specializes in working with small-to-medium-sized businesses to enhance their digital marketing and advertising efforts.
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closed 1/27/2021 via BNC Analysis

Allison+Partners, acquired Sommerfield Communications Inc.

synopsis: Allison+Partners has acquired Sommerfield Communications, expanding its financial communications and thought leadership capabilities. Sommerfield Communications is a full-service corporate communications and public relations agency with a 20-year track record.
buyer parent: MDC Partners, Inc.
buyer: Allison+Partners
Allison+Partners is a fast-growing global communications firm, where daring creativity leads the way. Their ability to harness creativity to move communications from awareness generator to performance driver is unmatched. "
target: Sommerfield Communications Inc.
Sommerfield Communications is a New York boutique shop that specializes in corporate communications. Sommerfield Communications is a full-service corporate communications and public relations agency with a 20-year track record.
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closed 1/27/2021 via BNC Analysis

Low Earth Orbit merged with MediaMonks B.V.,

synopsis: Low Earth Orbit (L.E.O.) has merged with MediaMonks, a global creative production partner. L.E.O. is a digital-first marketing consultancy focused on building meaningful relationships between brands and consumers. The agency has expertise in advertising, social media, influencer marketing, paid media, public relations, and brand reputation.
buyer parent: S4 Capital LLC
buyer: MediaMonks B.V.
MediaMonks, based in the Netherlands, is a global production company that works with clients across industries to craft amazing work for leading businesses and brands. Its production capabilities span the entire creative spectrum, covering anything one could possibly want from a partner and more. "
target: Low Earth Orbit
Low Earth Orbit (L.E.O.) is a digital-first marketing consultancy. L.E.O. is focused on building meaningful relationships between brands and consumers. The agency has expertise in advertising, digital and social media, influencer marketing, paid media, public relations, and brand reputation.
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closed 1/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Mortierbrigade merged with Onlyhumans,

synopsis: Mortierbrigade has merged with Onlyhumans, a creative branding and communications agency in Belgium. Mortierbrigade is an independent creative agency in Belgium. The agency has expertise in brand strategy, digital design, multichannel campaigns, social strategy, and influencer & PR management.
buyer parent: Vectis Private Equity
buyer: Onlyhumans
Onlyhumans is a creative branding and communications agency in Belgium. Onlyhumans helps brands and organisations to create a more human and relatable identity. They offer services for branding, creative campaigns, content marketing, SEO, social media marketing, and more. "
target: Mortierbrigade
Mortierbrigade is an independent creative agency in Belgium. Mortierbrigade brings brands to life through creative and impactful campaigns. The agency has expertise in brand strategy, digital design, multichannel campaigns, social strategy, and influencer & PR management.
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closed 1/4/2021 via BNC Analysis

MediaMonks B.V., acquired Decoded Advertising

synopsis: MediaMonks, a global creative production partner, has acquired Decoded Advertising, an independent full-funnel marketing, advertising and design company. Decoded creates breakthrough campaigns to help brands grow. They offer services for experimental design, performance marketing, creative strategy, brand building, brand identity, and more.
buyer parent: S4 Capital LLC
buyer: MediaMonks B.V.
Based in the Netherlands, MediaMonks is a global creative production partner. They work with the world’s leading agencies, biggest brands and innovative media and technology companies. They turn ideas, strategy and IP into award-winning campaigns, film, content, products and platforms. "
target: Decoded Advertising
Decoded Advertising is an independent full-funnel marketing, advertising and design company. Decoded creates breakthrough campaigns to help brands grow. They offer services for experimental design, performance marketing, creative strategy, brand building, brand identity, and more.
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