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closed 2/14/2013 via PR Web

AlphaBird, Inc, acquired Volt Media

synopsis: Alphabird, a leading global digital publishing solutions company headquartered in San Francisco, announced the acquisition of Volt Media, one of the largest independent premium video advertising and technology companies in Australia and New Zealand.
buyer: AlphaBird, Inc
Alphabird is a vertically integrated digital marketing company. Alphabird's suite of publisher solutions enables web and mobile publishers to manage and optimize their audience development, content, data and monetization initiatives. "
target: Volt Media
Volt Media is one of the largest independent premium video and technology companies in Australia and New Zealand. Partnering with a number of leading creative, technology and data partners they are able to provide advertisers with the necessary tools to reach, engage and persuade audiences.
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announced 11/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

ShowHeroes GmbH, will acquire Viralize Srl

synopsis: ShowHeroes is Europe’s leading, independent provider of video solutions for digital publishers and advertisers will acquire Italy-based Viralize. Viralize's powerful, proprietary platform allows publishers to deliver and monetize premium video.
buyer: ShowHeroes GmbH
ShowHeroes is Europe’s leading, independent provider of video solutions for digital publishers and advertisers. Its proprietary video platform consists of a library of thousands of unique video content clips, efficient video asset and playlist management. "
target parent: Vetrya Group
target: Viralize Srl
Headquartered in Italy, Viralize's powerful, proprietary platform allows publishers to deliver and monetize premium video, gives creators the global arena to distribute souped-up content, and connects advertisers to qualified, engaged audiences.
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$9.09
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closed 9/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Gimbal, acquired True[X] media

synopsis: ​Gimbal has acquired true[X], a connected TV (CTV) focused value exchange engagement advertising platform. The acquisition will bring together leaders in the location and connected TV spaces, enabling better targeting, creative, and measurement solutions for advertisers looking to bridge the gap between the physical and digital worlds.
buyer: Gimbal
Gimbal provides advertising and marketing technologies to the world's leading brands and retailers interested in understanding the physical world. Gimbal translates location data into intent, measurement, and insights to help organizations transform their businesses and maximize marketing relevance."
target parent: The Walt Disney Company
target: True[X] media
​true[X] empowers a value exchange engagement advertising and measurement platform for premium publishers across connected TV, mobile, and desktop. true[X] engagement ads serve the widest possible audience by optimizing consumers' time and attention to deliver impactful results for advertisers.
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closed 3/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

Vetrya Group, acquired Viralize Srl

synopsis: Vetrya, an Italian company which operates in the development of digital services , applications and broadband solutions , announced that it has finalized the acquisition of Viralize, a Florentine company that operates in digital video advertising . 
buyer: Vetrya Group (BIT:VTY:$53.30)
Vetrya Group is an Italian company that develops digital services, applications, and broadband solutions. Vetrya understand innovations and makes it functional for customers, by introducing innovation throughout the value chain, with a wide range of cloud computing platforms. "
target: Viralize Srl
Headquartered in Italy, Viralize's powerful, proprietary platform allows publishers to deliver and monetize premium video, gives creators the global arena to distribute souped-up content, and connects advertisers to qualified, engaged audiences.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
$16
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
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1.1x
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6.1x
announced 2/4/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Taptica, will acquire RhythmOne plc

synopsis: Taptica, a global leader in advertising technologies, announced the acquisition of RhythmOne, a tech-enabled digital media company that connects online audiences with brands through premium content across devices.
buyer: Taptica (AIM:TAP:$289.31)
Taptica is a publicly traded, global end-to-end mobile advertising platform that helps the world’s top brands reach their most valuable users with the widest range of traffic sources available today. "
target: RhythmOne plc (AIM:RTHM:$316.02)
RhythmOne is a tech-enabled digital media company that connects online audiences with brands through premium content across devices. Through its fully integrated programmatic platform, RhythmMax, the Company offers digital advertising inventory across owned, controlled and extended supply sources.
price ($mm)[EV]
$175 [$162]
rev ($mm)
$316
EBITDA ($mm)
$15
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announced 2/28/2018 via PR Newswire

AcuityAds Inc., will acquire ADman Media

synopsis: AcuityAds Holdings Inc., a technology leader that provides targeted digital media solutions, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ADman Interactive S.L., the largest video Supply Side Platform (SSP) for Spanish-speaking markets in Europe and Latin America.
buyer: AcuityAds Inc. (TSXV:AT:$47.91)
AcuityAds is a technology company that enables marketers to connect intelligently with their most meaningful audiences through digital media. A Self-Serve programmatic marketing platform, powered by proprietary machine learning technology, is at the core of its business. "
target: ADman Media
Spanish ADman Media has developed a video Supply Side Platform (SSP) for native formats. ADman Media's video SSP solution enables the seamless distribution of advertisers' video content through high quality publishers to achieve optimum engagement with audiences and maximize publisher revenues.
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$2.09
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announced 9/5/2017 via BusinessWire

RhythmOne plc, will acquire YuMe

synopsis: RhythmOne plc, a technology-enabled digital media company, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire YuMe, Inc., a leading provider of global audience technologies, curating relationships between brand advertisers and consumers of premium video content across a growing range of connected devices.
buyer: RhythmOne plc (AIM:RTHM:$316.02)
RhythmOne is a tech-enabled digital media company that connects online audiences with brands through premium content across devices. Through its fully integrated programmatic platform, RhythmMax, the Company offers digital advertising inventory across owned, controlled and extended supply sources. "
target: YuMe (NYSE:YUME:$159.78)
YuMe, Inc. is a leading provider of global audience technologies, curating relationships between brand advertisers and consumers of premium video content across a growing range of connected devices.
price ($mm)[EV]
$183 [$111]
rev ($mm)
$160
EBITDA ($mm)
$10
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0.7x
EV / EBITDA
11.0x
announced 6/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

Artimedia PTE Ltd., will acquire Artimedia PTE Ltd.

synopsis: Artivision Technologies Ltd. entered into a conditional agreement to sell all of the issued and paid-up shares in the capital of Artimedia Pte. Ltd. to Dr. Ofer Miller, the Chief Technology Officer and Founder of Artimedia. Artimedia is a premium video ad-network, providing one of the industry’s most advanced video advertising platforms.
buyer: Artimedia PTE Ltd.
Artimedia provides end-to-end video advertising solutions that help advertisers and publishers to achieve the greatest return on their digital video investments. They combine a premium video ad network with a set of innovative video ad formats, developed with unique video analysis technology. "
target parent: Artivision Technologies
target: Artimedia PTE Ltd.
Artimedia provides end-to-end video advertising solutions that help advertisers and publishers to achieve the greatest return on their digital video investments. They combine a premium video ad network with a set of innovative video ad formats, developed with unique video analysis technology.
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$3.61
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announced 5/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

Atresmedia Corporación de Medios de Comunicación, S.A., will purchase Smartclip Latam from smartclip AG

synopsis: Atresmedia, a company that engages in the television, radio, cinema, the Internet, and advertising businesses, will buy Smartclip Latam from Smartclip. Smartclip deploys proprietary, custom-developed technology to distribute video advertising across all platforms and devices. Smartclip Latam operates in Spain and Latin America.
buyer: Atresmedia Corporación de Medios de Comunicación, S.A. (BME:A3M:$1,001.05)
Atresmedia, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the television, radio, cinema, the Internet, and advertising businesses. The company operates 57 television channels and 31 radio stations in Germany, France, Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg, Spain, Hungary, Croatia, and the Southeast Asia. "
seller: smartclip AG
smartclip deploys proprietary, custom-developed technology to distribute video advertising across all platforms and devices, controlled by ad servers. Smartclip Latam operates in Spain and Latin America. They have reached over 29 million users in Spain and over 164 million users in Latin America.
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announced 3/21/2016 via Company Press Release

Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland, will acquire smartclip AG

synopsis: Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland has signed an agreement to acquire a 93.75 per cent shareholding in Smartclip, with a call option to acquire the remaining shares. Smartclip bundles the online video advertising inventory of 700 publishers worldwide, and manages the integration and serving of video advertising to all internet-connected devices.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
buyer: Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland
Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland is one of the leading media companies in Germany. Its strong brands reach an audience of approximately 90 million viewers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. In addition to its free-to-air channels the company portfolio also includes four digital niche channels. "
target parent: Adconion Media Group
target: smartclip AG
smartclip is Europe's leading online video network, standarizing online video advertising content for easy publisher usage and connects relevant advertisers to premium websites. smartclip also offers individual advertising formats for different multiscreen options from smartphones to TV screens.
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closed 7/20/2015 via Company Press Release

Modern Times Group MTG AB, acquired Zoomin.TV

synopsis: Modern Times Group, an international entertainment group, has acquired 51% of Zoomin.TV, the online video entertainment network, content production and advertising sales house. Zoomin is the 5th largest multi-channel network (MCN) in the world, attracting more than 2 billion monthly video views and 100 million subscribers worldwide on YouTube.
buyer: Modern Times Group MTG AB (MTG B:$476.09)
MTG (Modern Times Group MTG AB) is an international entertainment group. Their operations span six continents and include TV channels and platforms, online services, content production businesses and radio stations. "
target: Zoomin.TV
Zoomin.TV is Europe's No. 1 online news video producer and online and mobile video advertising network operator, currently active in 26 markets worldwide and expanding.
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$98*
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closed 1/6/2015 via PR Newswire

Meredith Corporation, acquired Selectable Media

synopsis: Meredith Corporation, the leading media and marketing company serving American women, announced that it has acquired Selectable Media, a leading native and engagement-based advertising company.
buyer: Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP:$2,879.70)
Meredith Corp is the leading media and marketing company serving American women. Meredith combines well-known national brands - including Better Homes and Gardens, Parents, Ladies' Home Journal, Family Circle, Fitness and More - with local television brands in fast growing markets. "
target: Selectable Media
Selectable Media provides advertisers with a unique way to engage audiences through native advertising solutions and by providing ad-supported access to content that is most relevant to the lives, interests and passions of consumers.
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closed 2/17/2015 via BusinessWire

21st Century Fox, acquired True[X] media

synopsis: 21st Century Fox announced it has acquired true[X] media, a leading video advertising company that specializes in consumer engagement and on-demand marketing campaigns. True[X] will work closely with Fox Networks Group to drive engagement between brands and consumers on Fox’s proprietary digital platforms.
buyer: 21st Century Fox (FOXA:$12,437.00)
21st Century Fox is the world's premier portfolio of cable, broadcast, film, pay TV and satellite assets spanning six continents across the globe. Reaching more than 1.5 billion subscribers in approximately 50 local languages every day, it has a global portfolio of cable and broadcasting networks. "
target: True[X] media
true[X] media delivers effective advertising for on-demand, interactive media. true[X] media provides the best advertising experience for consumers, the best monetization for premium publishers and the best return for brand advertisers.
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announced 10/20/2014 via Market Wire

Ooyala, will acquire Videoplaza

synopsis: Ooyala announced a definitive agreement to acquire Videoplaza, a leader in video advertising technology and monetization. Videoplaza operates one of the world's largest premium video ad serving platforms and programmatic trading solutions, delivering ads to viewers across all devices.
buyer parent: Telstra Corporation Limited
buyer: Ooyala
Ooyala delivers personalized video experiences across all screens and is a leader in online video management, publishing, analytics and monetization. Ooyala harnesses the power of big data to deliver TV-quality online video experiences globally, across every imaginable device. "
target: Videoplaza
Videoplaza operates one of the world's largest premium video ad serving platforms and programmatic trading solutions, delivering ads to viewers across all devices. It is used by the most successful broadcasters and media companies in Europe and the Asia Pacific region to maximize video monetization.
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closed 9/19/2014 via BNC Analysis

Adyoulike SA, acquired Video Natives Limited

synopsis: AdYouLike has acquired Video Natives, a leading media owner and video network. Video Natives offers access to high volume, quality, multi screen video and a scalable solution to brand advertisers looking to increase brand awareness, engagement and customer sales.
buyer: Adyoulike SA
AdYouLike is a global ad network dedicated to spreading brand content natively on premium publishers. Their native formats are mainly focused on traffic, video & sponsored posts. The Adyoulike Studio operates a content creation service for advertisers. "
target: Video Natives Limited
Video Natives is a leading media owner and video network. Video Natives offers access to high volume, quality, multi screen video and a scalable solution to brand advertisers looking to increase brand awareness, engagement and customer sales.
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closed 3/20/2013 via BusinessWire

AdExcite merged with Q1Media,

synopsis: Q1Media announced the completion of its merger with AdExcite. Founded in 2004, Q1Media is a market-leading display advertising network with a reach of over 150 million monthly U.S. unique visitors (comScore). AdExcite, formed in 2009, is a comScore top 5 video ad network.
buyer: Q1Media
Q1Media is a leading digital media and technology group that delivers effective brand experiences at scale via Video, Display, Tablet and Mobile. They have inventory aggregated from over 1000 premium web publisher partners and a reach over 150 million monthly unique visitors. "
target: AdExcite
AdExcite is a digital video advertising network that delivers high performing ad units on websites, tablets, and mobile devices. AdExcite is the fastest-growing major video ad network of its class. Hundreds of quality publishers work with AdExcite to maximize the value of their online inventory.
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closed 11/8/2011 via PE Hub

Adconion Media Group, acquired smartclip AG

synopsis: Online video advertising group Adconion Media Group has acquired smartclip, a European digital video advertising business. smartclip offers an inclusive technical platform, enabling both advertisers and publishers to take advantage of all the possibilities Internet video has to offer.
buyer: Adconion Media Group
Adconion Media Group is the largest independent global audience and content network. It arms agencies with customized technology and products designed in-house whilst delivering massive global reach across multiple platforms through a single network. "
target: smartclip AG
smartclip is Europe's leading online video network, standarizing online video advertising content for easy publisher usage and connects relevant advertisers to premium websites. smartclip also offers individual advertising formats for different multiscreen options from smartphones to TV screens.
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closed 1/31/2011 via BusinessWire

AOL Europe Sarl, acquired GoViral

synopsis: AOL Europe, part of AOL Inc., has announced that it has acquired the video distribution network goviral. goviral distributes branded video content across the Internet for some of the world’s largest and most esteemed brands, media agencies, creative agencies, and content producers.
buyer parent: AOL LLC
buyer: AOL Europe Sarl
AOL Europe, part of AOL, Inc., delivers rich editorial, branded experiences and original video content, built around audiences. "
target: GoViral
goviral A/S distributes branded video content for over 500 clients that include some of the world's most famous superbrands such as Nike, Sony, and Coke. goviral's distribution network consists of over 18,000 publishers, leading social networks and mobile applications.
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$69
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announced 2/26/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Digital Turbine Group, LLC., will acquire AdColony

synopsis: Otello Corp, Inc, owner of AdColony, the in-app marketplace for brands, announced the signing of a definitive agreement to sell the global leader in mobile game advertising and monetization, to Austin-based Digital Turbine, a global on-device mobile platform company.
buyer: Digital Turbine Group, LLC. (APPS:$257.85)
Digital Turbine innovates at the convergence of media and mobile communications, connecting mobile operators, OEMs, and publishers with app developers and advertisers. Its Mobile Delivery Platform powers user acquisition and engagement, operational efficiency, and monetization opportunities. "
target parent: Otello Corp
target: AdColony
AdColony is an in-app marketplace for brands. They are one of the largest mobile advertising platforms in the world, with a reach of more than 1.5 billion monthly users globally.
price ($mm)[EV]
$200 [$181]
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closed 1/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

Somoto Ltd., acquired Terser Tude Ltd.

synopsis: Somoto Ltd., a company that helps thousands of software developers and website owners generate income, buys Terser Tude Ltd., a global network offering cutting edge mobile, web and video advertising solutions.
buyer: Somoto Ltd. (TASE:SMTO:$29.63)
Somoto Inc. was founded in 2009 by experienced web and shareware industry entrepreneurs, Somoto has been in the forefront of the internet monetization industry, helping thousands of software developers and website owners to generate income for their traffic. "
target: Terser Tude Ltd.
TerserTude is a global network offering cutting edge mobile, web and video advertising solutions. Their goal is to help advertisers reach quality users in global target markets by using the latest technological tools available in today's growing mobile markets.
price ($mm)
$3.29
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closed 2/14/2013 via PR Web

AlphaBird, Inc, acquired Volt Media

synopsis: Alphabird, a leading global digital publishing solutions company headquartered in San Francisco, announced the acquisition of Volt Media, one of the largest independent premium video advertising and technology companies in Australia and New Zealand.
buyer: AlphaBird, Inc
Alphabird is a vertically integrated digital marketing company. Alphabird's suite of publisher solutions enables web and mobile publishers to manage and optimize their audience development, content, data and monetization initiatives. "
target: Volt Media
Volt Media is one of the largest independent premium video and technology companies in Australia and New Zealand. Partnering with a number of leading creative, technology and data partners they are able to provide advertisers with the necessary tools to reach, engage and persuade audiences.
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closed 2/14/2013 via PR Web

AlphaBird, Inc, acquired Volt Media

synopsis: Alphabird, a leading global digital publishing solutions company headquartered in San Francisco, announced the acquisition of Volt Media, one of the largest independent premium video advertising and technology companies in Australia and New Zealand.
buyer: AlphaBird, Inc
Alphabird is a vertically integrated digital marketing company. Alphabird's suite of publisher solutions enables web and mobile publishers to manage and optimize their audience development, content, data and monetization initiatives. "
target: Volt Media
Volt Media is one of the largest independent premium video and technology companies in Australia and New Zealand. Partnering with a number of leading creative, technology and data partners they are able to provide advertisers with the necessary tools to reach, engage and persuade audiences.
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announced 10/8/2012 via PR Newswire

AlphaBird, Inc, will acquire ViDM

synopsis: Alphabird, a vertically integrated audience development company that guarantees targeted, engaged audiences for online video, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Ventures in Digital Media (ViDM), a leading digital media and advertising technology services company in Australia.
buyer: AlphaBird, Inc
Alphabird is a vertically integrated audience development company that guarantees targeted, engaged audiences for online video on a performance basis. Alphabird was an early pioneer in the distribution of Click-To-Play video content. "
target: ViDM
ViDM owns Amplify and Emerge Digital. Amplify is a leading digital technology integration and marketing services company. Emerge Digital is Australia’s only independent private sell-side platform for premium publishers, focused on enabling the Australian and Asian private ad exchange marketplace.
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announced 7/19/2012 via GlobeNewswire

AlphaBird, Inc, will acquire Castfire, Inc.

synopsis: Alphabird has agreed to acquire Castfire, a leading content management and publishing platform. Castfire's team will be joining Alphabird, delivering audio and video content solutions that provide best of breed uptime and support to its roster of customers that includes Fortune 500 publishers, international brands, and niche content creators.
buyer: AlphaBird, Inc
Alphabird is a vertically integrated audience development company that guarantees targeted, engaged audiences for online video on a performance basis. Alphabird was an early pioneer in the distribution of Click-To-Play video content. "
target: Castfire, Inc.
Castfire is a video and audio publishing platform that helps companies manage and monetize large libraries of media content. It allows publishers to reach their audience across multiple platforms and devices and increase their audience size by automating complex syndication relationships.
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closed 2/14/2013 via PR Web

AlphaBird, Inc, acquired Volt Media

synopsis: Alphabird, a leading global digital publishing solutions company headquartered in San Francisco, announced the acquisition of Volt Media, one of the largest independent premium video advertising and technology companies in Australia and New Zealand.
buyer: AlphaBird, Inc
Alphabird is a vertically integrated digital marketing company. Alphabird's suite of publisher solutions enables web and mobile publishers to manage and optimize their audience development, content, data and monetization initiatives. "
target: Volt Media
Volt Media is one of the largest independent premium video and technology companies in Australia and New Zealand. Partnering with a number of leading creative, technology and data partners they are able to provide advertisers with the necessary tools to reach, engage and persuade audiences.
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announced 12/2/2016 via BNC Analysis

Publicitas AG, will acquire Publicitas AG

synopsis: Aurelius is to sell its subsidiary Publicitas, a leading advertising marketer whose head offices are located in Zurich, Switzerland, to its existing management team headed by CEO Joerg Nuernberg and CFO Dr. Carsten Brinkmeier. Publicitas has a cross-media portfolio of over 8,000 promotional offerings in Switzerland and abroad.
buyer: Publicitas AG
Publicitas is the world’s leading international media and advertising company operating in more than 25 major markets. Equipped with the latest technologies, powerful data and research capabilities, Publicitas provides advertising solutions through the most valued, targeted and effective media. "
target parent: Aurelius AG
target: Publicitas AG
Publicitas is the world’s leading international media and advertising company operating in more than 25 major markets. Equipped with the latest technologies, powerful data and research capabilities, Publicitas provides advertising solutions through the most valued, targeted and effective media.
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announced 4/2/2014 via Company Press Release

Aurelius AG, will acquire Publicitas AG

synopsis: The Aurelius Group is set to acquire Publicitas, an international advertising marketing agency based in Switzerland. Publicitas is a subsidiary of the listed Switzerland-based PubliGroupe, a leading provider of marketing and media sales services with its registered office in Switzerland and an international presence in selected markets.
buyer: Aurelius AG (XTRA:AR4:$4,131.43)
The Aurelius Group specializes in acquiring companies with development potential and providing them with operational support. With respect to the acquisition of subsidiaries, AURELIUS strives to identify, analyze, develop and exploit all available opportunities in the market. "
target parent: PubliGroupe S.A.
target: Publicitas AG
Publicitas is a leading international media service company and represented worldwide in over 20 countries. The company represents international media owners in local markets and offers advertising customers direct access to the most prestigious media in more than 100 countries.
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closed 2/10/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Extreme Reach, Inc, purchased TV Business from Digital Generation, Inc.

synopsis: Extreme Reach, Inc., a leading video platform for integrated TV, online and mobile advertising, announced that it has completed the acquisition of the TV business of Digital Generation, Inc. DGIT’s TV-centric business units, (collectively called Video Fusion) including DG’s broadcast distribution and production services businesses.
buyer: Extreme Reach, Inc
Extreme Reach offers a video platform supporting both TV ad delivery and Web in-stream ad serving solutions. Its video ad platform unifies video campaigns by simplifying the management, distribution, serving and tracking of video advertising across TV, web, out-of-home and mobile. "
seller: Digital Generation, Inc. (DGIT:$385.72)
Digital Generation'’s TV-centric business units, (collectively called Video Fusion) including DG’s broadcast distribution and production services businesses. Digital Generation, Inc. is the world's leading ad management and distribution platform.
price ($mm)[EV]
$485 [$824]
rev ($mm)
$386
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$103
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2.1x
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8.0x
closed 6/28/2017 via BNC Analysis

You & Mr Jones, acquired Mobkoi

synopsis: You & Mr Jones, the world’s first Brandtech group, has acquired Mobkoi. Mobkoi helps advertisers create mobile ad campaigns with an emphasis on mobile video by offering access to premium mobile inventory, a suite of full-screen creatives and analytic tools. Their clients include Bally, Bentley, Canon, Maserati, Montblanc, Mulberry and Nespresso.
buyer: You & Mr Jones
You & Mr Jones is the world’s first Brandtech group, a global marketplace for content creation and distribution that will use technology to help businesses to build brands better, faster & cheaper. "
target: Mobkoi
Mobkoi helps advertisers create mobile ad campaigns with an emphasis on mobile video by offering access to premium mobile inventory, a suite of full-screen creatives and analytic tools. Among its client list are Bally, Bentley, Canon, GE, Maserati, Montblanc, Mulberry and Nespresso.
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closed 8/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

ReKTGlobal, acquired Fearless Media

synopsis: RektGlobal, a global esports organization, has acquired Fearless Media, a digital marketing agency specializing in entertainment, retail, education, and technology. Fearless develops marketing strategies that drive revenue for their client's business. The agency has worked on campaigns for Redbox, Fortnite, Breaking Bad, The Assemblage, and more.
buyer: ReKTGlobal
ReKTGlobal is a global esports organization that bridges the gap between traditional sports and esports, providing solutions for the entire ecosystem. It is also the parent company of professional esports organization Rogue, marketing services company Greenlit Content and online Influencer DRLUPO. "
target: Fearless Media
Fearless Media is a digital marketing agency specializing in entertainment, retail, education, and technology. Fearless develops marketing strategies that drive revenue for their client's business. The agency has worked on campaigns for Redbox, Fortnite, Breaking Bad, The Assemblage, and more.
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closed 3/13/2013 via BNC Analysis

Brown Printing Company, acquired Nellymoser, Inc.

synopsis: Brown Printing Company announced the acquisition of Nellymoser, Inc., a mobile marketing and technology company. Nellymoser is a pioneer in rich media delivery, offering a mobile companion application platform with self-service tools and packaged print-to-digital solutions, which are deployed by their customers as cross media campaigns.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann AG
buyer: Brown Printing Company
Brown Printing Company proudly serves America’s premier magazine publishers and catalogers with premedia, printing, distribution and integrated digital solutions. Its portfolio includes special interest publications, consumer publications, business-to-business publications, catalogs, and inserts. "
target parent: SoftBank Capital
target: Nellymoser, Inc.
Nellymoser, Inc., a mobile marketing and technology company creates mobile companion apps and cross-media campaigns, triggered using smartphones. The result is instant multimedia, interactive and up-to-date content designed to deliver consumer engagement, foster brand loyalty and drive revenue.
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closed 11/15/2012 via BNC Analysis

Buy Real Marketing, acquired SpringVid

synopsis: Buy Real Marketing, a provider of web business applications and social media marketing solutions, has acquired SpringVid, Inc., a US-based video search engine optimization service. SpringVid ranks specific keywords that want to be searched for, builds backlinks from their partner networks and provides real targeted views for their client's videos.
buyer: Buy Real Marketing
Buy Real Marketing is a world provider of web 2.0 business applications and social media services. Among the services they offer are Twitter followers, YouTube and Vimeo views, Tumblr followers, SoundCloud plays and Pinterest followers. "
target: SpringVid
SpringVid Inc. provides video marketing and keyword optimization services. They rank specific keywords that want to be searched for, build backlinks from their partner networks and provide real targeted views for their client's videos.
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closed 11/29/2011 via PR Newswire

AdGenesis LLC merged with TVGenesis,

synopsis: Two leading online video advertising and content distributors, AdGenesis and TVGenesis, announced they have merged to form Genesis Media, a full-spectrum online video distribution and targeting platform. Genesis Media will enable advertisers to target their desired consumers through the industry's first cost-per-verified-view broadcast model.
buyer: TVGenesis
TVGenesis is a curated digital broadcast platform, engaging audiences across premium lifestyle channels. The TVG Network includes: Fashion and Entertainment, Healthy Living, Food and Drink, Sports, Gaming, and custom programming channels. "
target: AdGenesis LLC
AdGenesis is a web and mobile-based brand matchmaking service that uses video to connect brands with highly targeted consumers, thereby driving order of magnitude increases in advertiser ROI and consumer engagement. AdGenesis works for consumers, finding them the brands they want and need.
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closed 5/12/2021 via BusinessWire

ORIX Capital Partners LLC, acquired Optimad

synopsis: ORIX Capital Partners (OCP), an operationally-focused middle-market private equity team, has acquired a majority stake in Optimad Media LLC, a leading tech-enabled performance marketing solutions provider. Optimad serves customers across the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) and Film & Entertainment (F&E) segments.
buyer parent: ORIX Corporation
buyer: ORIX Capital Partners LLC
ORIX Capital Partners makes direct control private equity investments that support growth and performance among established middle-market companies throughout North America. The team’s expertise spans industries including industrials, infrastructure services, transportation and business services. "
target: Optimad
Optimad is a leading tech-enabled performance marketing solutions provider. Optimad serves customers across the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) and Film & Entertainment (F&E) segments. They create highly personalized moments to help their clients to increase engagement, in-store conversion and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/4/2015 via BusinessWire

Fullscreen, Inc., acquired McBeard

synopsis: Global media company Fullscreen, Inc. announced the acquisition of McBeard, a social media studio. With a growing team of more than 100 full-time copywriters, designers and strategists, the Los Angeles-based McBeard creates custom social media content on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, Pinterest and Snapchat for clients.
buyer parent: The Chernin Group
buyer: Fullscreen, Inc.
Fullscreen is a global youth media company that develops online creators and programs multi-platform entertainment experiences. 450 million subscribers generate more than 4 billion video views across Fullscreen’s global network each month. "
target: McBeard
McBeard is a social media studio that creates the daily content that great brands share. They lead creative online campaigns for clients like Coca-Cola, 20th Century Fox, Sony Pictures, Mary Kay, NBC Universal, Warner Bros., Mattel, Netflix, AT&T and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/20/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

Creative Artists Agency, acquired Tandem Entertainment

synopsis: CAA is expanding its digital media partnerships and branded content with the acquisition of Tandem, an entertainment marketing agency that connects different brands to the world of entertainment through innovative story-telling, and the development of partnerships, endorsements, and licensing deals.
buyer: Creative Artists Agency
Leading entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA) represents many of the most successful and innovative professionals working in film, television, music, video games, theatre, and digital content, and provides a range of marketing and consulting services to corporate clients. "
target: Tandem Entertainment
Tandem Entertainment is an entertainment marketing agency that connects brands to the world of entertainment. They create innovative story-telling, they develop & execute co-branded promotional partnerships, endorsements, licensing deals & creative strategy for film studios, and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

Team Whistle, acquired Tiny Horse

synopsis: Team Whistle, a global media company that’s changing the sports and entertainment game, has acquired Tiny Horse, a marketing services firm focused on over-the-top streamers, TV networks, producers and advertisers. Tiny Horse produces long- and short-form original content with brands, production partners, and platforms.
buyer: Team Whistle
Team Whistle is a global media company that’s changing the sports and entertainment game. Team Whistle creates and distributes engaging content experiences for today’s audiences. Their premium shows are available on the social, audio and streaming platforms that matter most. "
target: Tiny Horse
Tiny Horse is a marketing services firm focused on over-the-top streamers, TV networks, producers and advertisers. Tiny Horse amplifies brands through strategy, media, and creative services. They produce long- and short-form original content with brands, production partners, and platforms.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

Simei Media Co.,Ltd., will acquire Keyi Media Corporation

synopsis: Simei Media Co., Ltd. will acquire a majority stake in Keyi Media Corporation. Based in Shanghai China, Keyi Media Corporation is is engaged in marketing services for content production.
buyer: Simei Media Co.,Ltd. (002712:$374.47)
Simei Media Co., Ltd. offers media services in China. Through their brands, they offer Media planning and agency (ProVision Media Network), Brand Management (BC&T Boundless Creations & Talents), Outdoor Advertising (EYoung Outdoors), Digital Marketing (Simei Digital), and more. "
target: Keyi Media Corporation
Keyi Media Corporation offers marketing services for television shows, series, and movies in China. The company is based in Shanghai.
price ($mm)
$63*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/9/2015 via PR Newswire

Pegasus Entertainment Holdings Limited, will acquire Chili Advertising & Promotions Ltd.

synopsis: Pegasus Entertainment announced their agreement to acquire the entire interest in Chili Advertising & Promotions Limited, which specializes in marketing, public relations and event management. Their Chili Platinum Advertising and Magazine Publishing is a company engaged in the publication of the luxury lifestyle magazine "Platinum of UnionPay".
buyer: Pegasus Entertainment Holdings Limited (SEHK:1326:$18.31)
Pegasus is principally engaged in films and television series production, distribution and licensing of film rights in Hong Kong, the PRC and South East Asia. "
target parent: Mandarin Films
target: Chili Advertising & Promotions Ltd.
Chili Advertising & Promotions is a sole agent of Mandarin Group, which specializes in marketing, public relations and event management. Their Chili Platinum Advertising and Magazine Publishing is a company engaged in the publication of the luxury lifestyle magazine "Platinum of UnionPay".
price ($mm)
$9.12
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
8.2x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/16/2013 via Company Press Release

Legendary Entertainment, will acquire FIVE33 Entertainment LLC

synopsis: Legendary Entertainment has announced an agreement to purchase FIVE33, a global marketing company that specializes in developing innovative marketing programs to bring immersive awareness of tentpole movies and intellectual properties to audiences around the world.
buyer: Legendary Entertainment
Legendary Entertainment is a leading media company with film (Legendary Pictures) and comics (Legendary Comics) divisions dedicated to owning, producing and delivering content to mainstream audiences with a targeted focus on the powerful fandom demographic. "
target: FIVE33 Entertainment LLC
FIVE33 is a global marketing company that specializes in developing innovative marketing programs to bring immersive awareness of tentpole movies and intellectual properties to audiences around the world.
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