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closed 2/25/2013 via BusinessWire

Invision Inc., acquired Theory M

synopsis: Invision, Inc., the leading provider of multi-platform advertising solutions to the media industry, announced that it has acquired Theory M, a provider of strategic consulting services and custom software development and design to the media industry.
buyer: Invision Inc.
Founded in 1993, Invision Inc. is the leading provider of multi-platform advertising solutions to the media industry. Invision's systems are trusted by top media content providers to manage over $13 billion in advertising revenue each year. "
target: Theory M
Theory M is a Strategic Consulting and Technology Services firm dedicated to the Media Industry. Their team has a successful history executing strategic consulting projects for large media companies and managing large media system development projects and implementations.
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closed 3/22/2017 via Company Press Release

Qvest Media, acquired Mesclado

synopsis: Qvest Media, a leading systems architect for broadcasting and media technology, has acquired Mesclado, one of the most experienced companies in the fields of technology consultancy services in the French mediascape.
buyer: Qvest Media
Qvest Media is a world leading systems architect in the fields of broadcasting and media technology, specializing in the television, media and telecommunications industries. "
target: Mesclado
Mesclado is one of the most experienced companies in the fields of technology consultancy services in the French mediascape. The company assists leading organisations from the worlds of TV, publishing and telecommunications with the analysis, development and implementation of tech projects.
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closed 7/11/2011 via BusinessWire

Teleca AB, acquired Triple Play Integration

synopsis: Teleca, a world-leading supplier of solutions and services to the mobile and connected devices industries, has acquired Triple Play Integration (TPI). TPI offers strong capabilities around Adobe Flash and digital TV technologies. The company will spearhead Teleca’s consumer electronics activities and enable new growth in that domain.
buyer: Teleca AB
Teleca is a world-leading supplier of software services to the mobile communications industry. The company offers world class operations and execution capability, both on-site and offshore. Teleca helps drive down development time and costs for leading industry players. "
target: Triple Play Integration
Triple Play Integration provides the resources, expertise and tools for customers to evaluate, design, test and deploy their interactive and enhanced consumer electronics solutions. It has a premier customer base, including some of the largest technology, silicon, and media companies in the world.
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announced 11/30/2010 via BusinessWire

Xoriant Corporation, will acquire MooWee, Inc.

synopsis: Xoriant Corporation, a leading software product engineering and product consulting services company, announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held MooWee Inc., of Los Altos, California.
buyer parent: Silver Lake Partners
buyer: Xoriant Corporation
Xoriant Corporation is a Product Development/Engineering and Product Consulting Services company, providing full life cycle software development and engineering services to technology companies and product implementation and integration services to the customers of clients. "
target: MooWee, Inc.
MooWee Inc. is an innovative company providing next generation products and professional services for internet videos, interactive TV, cross-platform interactivity (TV, PC, and Mobile), video recommendations and personalization.
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closed 7/15/2019 via Company Press Release

Amino Technologies plc, acquired 24i Media B.V.

synopsis: Amino Communications, a UK global media and entertainment technology solutions provider, announced that it has acquired 24i, a Dutch company that creates and deploys TV apps for every screen, from set-top boxes, SmartTVs and media players to game consoles, tablets and mobile phones.
buyer: Amino Technologies plc (AIM:AMO:$82.70)
Headquartered in the UK, Amino is a global leader in media and entertainment technology solutions and an IPTV pioneer. Amino enables operators to meet the challenges they face as broadcast TV and online video moves to an all-IP future with managed over-the-top (OTT) offerings. "
target: 24i Media B.V.
Headquartered in the Netherlands, 24i creates and deploys TV apps for any screen. With a team of elite designers and expert developers and a unique technology framework, 24i services leading media companies, networks, broadcasters, operators and content owners, including RTL, Viacom and VEO.
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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 1/9/2012 via PR Newswire

Adfortel, acquired The AppFabrik

synopsis: Adfortel, a supplier of audio based mobile advertising services such as VoiceAds and TuneAds has acquired app developer The AppFabrik. This will expand Adfortel's audio based lines of business to apps and suits its strategic developments. Financial details are not to be disclosed.
buyer: Adfortel
Adfortel develops and provides innovative mobile advertising and content solutions such as VoiceAds, TuneAds and various Apps. "
target: The AppFabrik
The AppFabrik is a young company dedicated to developing innovative apps combining audio with fun and recurring business models.
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closed 1/9/2012 via BusinessWire

Safari Books Online, LLC, acquired ThreePress Consulting, Inc.

synopsis: Safari® Books Online, the leading on-demand digital library for technology, digital media and business professionals, announced it has acquired Massachusetts-based Threepress Consulting Inc. Threepress’ technology expertise includes EPUB tools, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript technology and digital publishing methodologies.
buyer: Safari Books Online, LLC
Safari Books Online is an on-demand digital library that delivers expert content in both book and video form from the world’s leading authors in technology and business. "
target: ThreePress Consulting, Inc.
Threepress Consulting, Inc. provides expert consulting services and software engineering in digital publishing. The company is the maker of the Ibis Reader online EPUB reading system.
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closed 12/29/2021 via Company Press Release

EPAM Systems, acquired Optiva Media

synopsis: EPAM Systems Inc., a leading digital transformation services and product engineering company, announced the acquisition of Optiva Media, a niche professional services firm that provides product development and digital services to leading media companies.
buyer: EPAM Systems (EPAM:$3,374.17)
EPAM Systems, Inc. leverages its software engineering expertise in product development, digital platform engineering, and top digital and product design agency. EPAM, through its 'Engineering DNA' and innovative strategy, helps customers with consulting and design capabilities to deliver solutions. "
target: Optiva Media
Optiva Media is a leading independent, professional engineering services company that delivers video broadcast solutions to major companies within Europe and beyond.
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closed 12/8/2016 via PR Newswire

DTS, Inc., acquired All In Media

synopsis: DTS, Inc., a global leader in high-definition audio solutions, has announced the acquisition of All In Media, a leading worldwide supplier of smartphone apps and broadcast systems for the radio industry. All In Media's deep experience in broadcasting and mobile app development has led to the creation of more than 500 radio station apps.
buyer parent: Tessera Holding Corporation
buyer: DTS, Inc. (DTSI:$163.70)
Since 1993, DTS, Inc. has been dedicated to making the world sound better. Through its pioneering audio solutions for mobile devices, home theater systems, cinema, automotive and beyond, DTS provides incredibly high-quality, immersive and engaging audio experiences to listeners everywhere. "
target: All In Media
All In Media is a leading worldwide supplier of smartphone apps and broadcast systems for the radio industry. All In Media's deep experience in broadcasting and mobile app development has led to the creation of more than 500 radio station apps worldwide.
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closed 2/28/2022 via Company Press Release

Deloitte LLP, acquired National TeleConsultants, Inc.

synopsis: Deloitte Consulting announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of National TeleConsultants LLC (NTC), a leading technology firm with deep engineering expertise in the domains of media and broadcast.
buyer: Deloitte LLP
Deloitte is the largest global professional services and consulting network. With over 312,000 professionals in more than 150 countries, Deloitte brings world-class capabilities and high-quality services to their clients. "
target: National TeleConsultants, Inc.
National TeleConsultants LLC (NTC) is a leading technology firm with deep engineering expertise in the domains of media and broadcast. NTC maintains one of the largest independent media technology consulting, design, and systems integration practices in the world.
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closed 2/5/2019 via Company Press Release

Switch Media, acquired Mediasmiths

synopsis: One of the world leaders in online video technology, Switch Media, has acquired Swedish based media systems integration consultancy, Mediasmiths AB. Mediasmiths has built an impressive client list of major broadcasters, content owners and service providers, as a result of its expertise in media workflows, integrating broadcast systems.
buyer: Switch Media
Switch Media deliver online video solutions for a superior Live and On-Demand viewing experience – anywhere, anytime, on any device. Switch Media design, develop and deliver tailored OTT solutions for a diverse range of industries. They are based in Australia. "
target: Mediasmiths
Mediasmiths is a Swedish based media systems integration consultancy. Mediasmiths has built an impressive client list of major broadcasters, content owners and service providers, as a result of its expertise in media workflows, integrating broadcast systems.
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closed 6/28/2017 via PR Newswire

WoodWing USA, acquired Emerge Consulting, Ltd.

synopsis: WoodWing USA, a multichannel publishing and digital asset management software provider, announced it has acquired the assets of Emerge Consulting, Ltd., an integration and workflow consultancy. With the expertise acquired in this deal, WoodWing USA adds integration, managed services and hosting services to its line of solutions.
buyer parent: WoodWing Software
buyer: WoodWing USA
WoodWing USA is a market leader in multichannel publishing and digital asset management software. Their Content Station solution allows contributors to upload and preview content, assign work and publish print and digital content, and their Elvis DAM solution provides sophisticated file management. "
target: Emerge Consulting, Ltd.
Emerge Consulting, Ltd. is an integration and workflow consultancy. Specializing in systems integration and support, the Emerge team has a long history of providing their clients with the highest level of service possible.
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closed 12/30/2015 via Company Press Release

BrandMaster, acquired Gothia Adb AB

synopsis: BrandMaster, a leading software and consultancy company within Brand Management and MRM (Marketing Resource Management) have acquired Gothia Adb AB. The company is a consulting firm with some of the Nordic’s most sought after experts when it comes to streamlining marketing and publishing related workflows.
buyer: BrandMaster
BrandMaster is an online marketing platform, designed to help plan, collect, share, adapt, and distribute all marketing online. "
target: Gothia Adb AB
Gothia are experts in marketing and publishing workflows and very experienced in areas such as lean management, process development, and change management.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BusinessWire

Cvent, Inc., acquired QuickMobile

synopsis: Cvent, Inc., a market leader in meetings, events, and hospitality technology, announced it has completed the acquisition of QuickMobile, a pioneer of mobile event apps, based in Vancouver, British Columbia.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Cvent, Inc. (CVT:$219.51)
Cvent, Inc. is a leading cloud-based enterprise event management company with more than 25,000 customers. Cvent offers software solutions to event planners for online event registration, venue selection, event management, mobile apps for events, email marketing, and web surveys. "
target: QuickMobile
QuickMobile is the global leader of mobile event apps for meetings and conferences. Their experts work with event and meeting professionals to develop fully branded event apps that help drive participation, meet stakeholder goals, and keep attendees happy from opening to closing remarks.
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closed 4/18/2018 via GlobeNewswire

The Freeman Companies, acquired Info Salons Australia Pty Ltd.

synopsis: Freeman announced it has acquired digital technology company Info Salons, a leading provider of registration and attendee database management solutions. Info Salons' bespoke software solutions assist organisers in connecting their buyers and event content to the exhibitor communities they serve.
buyer: The Freeman Companies
Freeman is the world’s largest brand experience company. They help clients design, plan, and deliver immersive experiences. Through comprehensive solutions including strategy, creative, logistics, digital solutions, and event technology, Freeman helps increase engagement and drive business results. "
target: Info Salons Australia Pty Ltd.
Info Salons, the leading event technology company for registration and attendee database management, delivers custom built applications that enhance their clients’ events. Their bespoke software solutions assist organisers in connecting buyers and event content to their exhibitor communities.
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closed 2/22/2018 via BusinessWire

Patron Technology, acquired Greencopper

synopsis: Patron Technology, an industry-leading ticketing and event experience software company, announced it has acquired Greencopper, a global provider of mobile and web technologies for live events.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Patron Technology
Patron Technology provides innovative and industry-leading technology that enables its customers to create deeper and more profitable relationships with their ticket buyers, fans, and supporters. Patron Technology is building a platform that addresses other sectors of the ticketing & CRM market. "
target: Greencopper
Greencopper provides engaging technology solutions to some of the most prestigious music festivals around the world. Innovations range from cutting-edge mobile apps to powerful web and social media engines, as well as interactive music discovery tools.
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closed 2/6/2014 via Company Press Release

Arqiva, Ltd., acquired Capablue

synopsis: Arqiva, the communications infrastructure and media services company, has acquired Capablue, the Connected TV, video-on-demand and content solution provider to operators, broadcasters and brands. They work with clients to deliver solutions from product strategy through design, development and testing to the on-going management of live services.
buyer parent: Crestview Partners
buyer: Arqiva, Ltd.
Arqiva, Ltd. provides infrastructure services for broadcast and mobile communications industries. The company provides much of the infrastructure behind television, radio, satellite and wireless communications in the UK and has a significant presence in Ireland, mainland Europe and the USA. "
target: Capablue
Capablue are experts in enabling Content and TV in the cloud. They work with clients to deliver solutions from product strategy through design, development and testing to the on-going management of live services.
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closed 6/13/2012 via BusinessWire

Cvent, Inc., acquired Seed Labs

synopsis: Cvent, the world’s largest cloud-based provider of event management solutions, announced the acquisition of Seed Labs, a leading innovator in mobile applications for consumer and social events. Seed Labs builds mobile applications primarily for consumer events, such as festivals, concerts and sporting events.
buyer: Cvent, Inc. (CVT:$219.51)
Founded in 1999, Cvent is the world’s largest meetings and event management technology company and has over 950 employees worldwide. Cvent offers web-based software for online event registration, meeting site selection, event management, e-mail marketing, and web surveys. "
target: Seed Labs
Seed Labs is the leading provider of mobile applications for consumer and social events. Whether it’s for a music festival, sporting event, culinary event or community get-together, Seed Labs builds mobile apps that capture the excitement, shared community, brand and conversation around each event.
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closed 1/31/2017 via BusinessWire

Axispoint, acquired T2 Computing

synopsis: Axispoint, a leading software-development and consulting firm announces the acquisition of T2 Computing, Inc., a well-established computing, storage, networking and support provider. The combined company has strong expertise in media, entertainment and sports and offers solutions in other core verticals.
buyer: Axispoint
Axispoint’s team of passionate consultants and developers create technology solutions for leading businesses and their customers around the globe. Their technology consulting and custom application development services enable companies to be agile, competitive, and innovative. "
target: T2 Computing
T2 Computing is a New York-based creative technology VAR that specializes in workflow, storage and infrastructure solutions for all aspects of the media and content creation industry. T2 Computing brings extensive product knowledge and world-class engineering to the media and entertainment industry.
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closed 2/25/2013 via BusinessWire

Invision Inc., acquired Theory M

synopsis: Invision, Inc., the leading provider of multi-platform advertising solutions to the media industry, announced that it has acquired Theory M, a provider of strategic consulting services and custom software development and design to the media industry.
buyer: Invision Inc.
Founded in 1993, Invision Inc. is the leading provider of multi-platform advertising solutions to the media industry. Invision's systems are trusted by top media content providers to manage over $13 billion in advertising revenue each year. "
target: Theory M
Theory M is a Strategic Consulting and Technology Services firm dedicated to the Media Industry. Their team has a successful history executing strategic consulting projects for large media companies and managing large media system development projects and implementations.
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closed 7/7/2016 via BusinessWire

MediaOcean, acquired Invision Inc.

synopsis: Mediaocean, the leading software provider for the advertising world, announced that it has acquired INVISION Inc., a leading provider of cross-device sell-side workflow solutions to major media companies. Trusted by the largest media companies in the industry, its proven expertise and SaaS based solutions help clients streamline operations.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: MediaOcean
Mediaocean is the world's only software company that automates every aspect of the advertising workflow, from planning and buying, to analyzing and optimizing, to invoicing and payments. Its open cross-media platforms have unmatched reach and bridge traditional and digital media. "
target: Invision Inc.
INVISION Inc. is the media industry’s most experienced provider of cross-device advertising sales software. Trusted by the largest media and television companies in the industry, its proven expertise and SaaS based solutions help clients streamline operations and maximize revenue of their inventory.
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closed 2/25/2013 via BusinessWire

Invision Inc., acquired Theory M

synopsis: Invision, Inc., the leading provider of multi-platform advertising solutions to the media industry, announced that it has acquired Theory M, a provider of strategic consulting services and custom software development and design to the media industry.
buyer: Invision Inc.
Founded in 1993, Invision Inc. is the leading provider of multi-platform advertising solutions to the media industry. Invision's systems are trusted by top media content providers to manage over $13 billion in advertising revenue each year. "
target: Theory M
Theory M is a Strategic Consulting and Technology Services firm dedicated to the Media Industry. Their team has a successful history executing strategic consulting projects for large media companies and managing large media system development projects and implementations.
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closed 7/7/2016 via BusinessWire

MediaOcean, acquired Invision Inc.

synopsis: Mediaocean, the leading software provider for the advertising world, announced that it has acquired INVISION Inc., a leading provider of cross-device sell-side workflow solutions to major media companies. Trusted by the largest media companies in the industry, its proven expertise and SaaS based solutions help clients streamline operations.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: MediaOcean
Mediaocean is the world's only software company that automates every aspect of the advertising workflow, from planning and buying, to analyzing and optimizing, to invoicing and payments. Its open cross-media platforms have unmatched reach and bridge traditional and digital media. "
target: Invision Inc.
INVISION Inc. is the media industry’s most experienced provider of cross-device advertising sales software. Trusted by the largest media and television companies in the industry, its proven expertise and SaaS based solutions help clients streamline operations and maximize revenue of their inventory.
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closed 4/30/2014 via BusinessWire

WideOrbit, Inc., acquired Fivia

synopsis: WideOrbit Inc., the leading provider of advertising management software for media companies, announced that it has acquired Paris-based Fivia, a digital advertising management software provider. Fivia’s software product manages the workflow of major sell-side advertising publishers to maximize the value of their digital advertising inventory.
buyer: WideOrbit, Inc.
WideOrbit is the leading provider of advertising management software for Media companies. WideOrbit provides innovative, proven solutions for managing the business of broadcast and cable operations – from proposal to order, scheduling to automation, billing and aging. "
target parent: IPMG
target: Fivia
Fivia is a digital advertising management software provider headquartered in Paris, France. Fivia’s software product manages the workflow of major sell-side advertising publishers to maximize the value of their digital advertising inventory.
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closed 4/29/2021 via Company Press Release

Peach Video, acquired Adtoox

synopsis: Peach, a global video ad management platform, has acquired Adtoox, a Stockholm-based ad delivery company. Adtoox's cloud-based ad delivery service offers instant QC and distribution to broadcasters and publishers around the globe. Their powerful ad management service automates workflows and allows users to track all actions and ads.
buyer parent: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
buyer: Peach Video
Peach is a global video ad management platform. Peach streamlines complex workflows and powers creative for advertising. Their platform manages the world’s advertising content and makes it easy for brands, agencies and media owners to collaborate with each other on a global scale. "
target: Adtoox
Adtoox is a Stockholm-based ad delivery company. Adtoox's cloud-based ad delivery service offers instant QC and distribution to broadcasters and publishers around the globe. Their powerful ad management service automates workflows and allows users to track all actions and ads.
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closed 1/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

AOL Inc., acquired AlephD

synopsis: AOL, Inc. has acquired AlephD, a Paris-based startup that helps publishers automatically indentify the best price for each ad impression. AlephD provides real-time solutions to publishers selling inventory over RTB.
buyer parent: Verizon Communications
buyer: AOL Inc. (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL is a media technology company that simplifies the Internet for consumers and creators by unleashing the world's best builders of culture and code. AOL operates at scale, connecting tens of thousands of publishers with advertisers on its global and programmatic, content and advertising platforms."
target: AlephD
AlephD provides real-time solutions to publishers selling inventory over RTB. AlephD provides real-time capabilities to online publishers. Its solutions instantly boost digital publishers RTB revenues (Real Time Bidding) by up to 30%.
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closed 1/20/2016 via Company Press Release

Efficio merged with ShareBuilders,

synopsis: ShareBuilders, Inc., the leading provider of yield management solutions for the broadcast media sales industry, announced a merger with Efficio Solutions, Inc., a leader in media sales management, CRM and yield solutions to the broadcast industry.
buyer: ShareBuilders
ShareBuilders is the largest media yield management software company in the US. In 2010 their local broadcast TV clients billed about $3.7 billion, which is estimated to be 1 out of every 5 commercials sold on English-speaking network affiliates. "
target: Efficio
Efficio Solutions, Inc. was founded in 1999 and created by broadcasters for broadcasters with over 8,000 users in the media sales industry. Efficio is a fully integrated media sales management solution that answers the needs of salespeople and sales managers.
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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 7/23/2014 via BusinessWire

WideOrbit, Inc., acquired Admeta AB

synopsis: WideOrbit Inc., the leading provider of advertising management software for media companies, has acquired Admeta, a leading provider of solutions for digital programmatic sell-side platforms based in Sweden. Admeta provides sophisticated yield optimization solutions that help premium publishers significantly improve digital revenue.
buyer: WideOrbit, Inc.
WideOrbit is the leading provider of advertising management software for Media companies. WideOrbit provides innovative, proven solutions for managing the business of broadcast and cable operations – from proposal to order, scheduling to automation, billing and aging. "
target: Admeta AB
Admeta provides sophisticated yield optimization solutions that help premium publishers significantly improve digital revenue. Admeta’s core functionality includes Artificial Intelligence-based learning, dynamic floor pricing, full premium programmatic support for private marketplaces and Deal ID.
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announced 2/13/2019 via Wall Street Journal

The Nielsen Company, Inc., will acquire Sorenson Media Inc.

synopsis: Data analytics company Nielsen Co. is the winning bidder for the assets of bankrupt television data provider Sorenson Media Inc. Sorenson Media's technology provides networks, broadcasters and advertisers with a complete toolkit to enable, enhance and improve the TV advertising viewing experience.
buyer: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$3,500.00)
Nielsen Holdings plc is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. For more than 90 years Nielsen has provided data and analytics based on scientific rigor and innovation. "
target: Sorenson Media Inc.
Sorenson Media provides trusted solutions to the television industry and is an innovator in driving the future of television advertising. Their technology provides networks, broadcasters and advertisers with a complete toolkit to enable, enhance and improve the TV advertising viewing experience.
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closed 5/7/2014 via PR Web

NewsCycle Solutions, acquired MediaSpan Group, Inc.

synopsis: NEWSCYCLE Solutions, a leading provider of software and services for the global news media industry, announced that it has acquired MediaSpan Group, Inc., a media software innovator that provides solutions to more than 3,000 local newspaper and broadcast properties
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: NewsCycle Solutions
NEWSCYCLE Solutions delivers the broadest range of technology solutions for the global news media industry, including content management, digital advertising, circulation, and audience relationship management. "
target: MediaSpan Group, Inc.
MediaSpan Group, Inc. powers digital content management, online marketing, advertising and business productivity solutions for the world's leading media companies including Sun Media, Advance Publications, MediaNews, Gannett and Radio One.
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announced 10/17/2018 via Company Press Release

The E.W. Scripps Company, will acquire Triton Digital Media

synopsis: The E.W. Scripps Company is acquiring Triton Digital, the global leader in digital audio technology and measurement services. Triton's innovative and proprietary SaaS solutions and advertising technology enable both live and on-demand audio publishers to build their audiences and enhance revenues globally.
buyer: The E.W. Scripps Company (SSP:$1,599.45)
The E.W. Scripps Company serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of local and national media brands. With 33 television stations, Scripps is one of the nation’s largest independent TV station owners. Scripps runs a collection of national journalism and content businesses. "
target parent: Vector Capital
target: Triton Digital Media
Triton Digital is a pioneer in the rapidly expanding digital audio marketplace. The Company’s innovative and proprietary SaaS solutions and advertising technology enable both live and on-demand audio publishers to build their audiences and enhance revenues globally.
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The Nielsen Company, Inc., acquired Rhiza

synopsis: Global data firm Nielsen Holdings is acquiring Rhiza Inc., a Shadyside-based company that provides media and consumer analytics software. Rhiza’s web-based advertising research and sales tools make Big Data actionable for the media industry, increasing revenue for both media companies and advertisers.
buyer: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$3,500.00)
Nielsen is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers watch and buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content is consumed. "
target: Rhiza
Rhiza’s web-based advertising research and sales tools make Big Data actionable for the media industry, increasing revenue for both media companies and advertisers. Media publishers use Rhiza to arm their salespeople with better tools for selling premium advertising.
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closed 7/29/2016 via Company Press Release

Ingenta, acquired 5 Fifteen

synopsis: Ingenta, the leading software provider to the publishing industry, has acquired 5 fifteen Ltd, software supplier to the magazine and newspaper industry. Established in the UK in 1999, 5 fifteen is renowned for its web-based advertising platform, ad DEPOT, which allows media organizations to sell, manage and deliver print and digital advertising.
buyer: Ingenta (AIM:ING:$18.36)
Ingenta is the largest supplier of technology and related services for the publishing industry. Working with eight of the ten largest publishers in the world, they help information providers meet their evolving and wide-ranging publishing needs. "
target: 5 Fifteen
Established in the UK in 1999, 5 fifteen is renowned for its web-based advertising platform, ad DEPOT, which allows media organisations to sell, manage and deliver print and digital advertising.
price ($mm)
$0.64
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/17/2006 via

Google Inc., acquired dMarc Broadcasting, Inc.

synopsis: Google Inc. today announced it has agreed to acquire dMarc Broadcasting, Inc., a Newport Beach, Calif.-based digital solutions provider for the radio broadcast industry.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: dMarc Broadcasting, Inc.
dMarc Broadcasting is a developer of digital audio systems and related services for radio broadcasters. Through subsidiaries Scott Studios and Computer Concepts (dba Maestro), the company provides digital systems to more than 4,600 radio stations.
price ($mm)
$1,238
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

Zenterio AB, acquired Adscribe

synopsis: TV technology and services provider Zenterio has acquired the remaining 75% of UK based ad-tech and analytics company Adscribe. AdScribe help TV operators to better understand their customers and in the process open up new revenue opportunities through data and advertising.
buyer: Zenterio AB
Zenterio provides an independent OS for interactive TV aimed at creating an industry standard. Zenterio also offers an intuitive multiscreen UI, a powerful Data Analytics solution, Consulting Services and additional Value Added Services to TV operators. "
target: Adscribe
AdScribe help TV operators to better understand their customers and in the process open up new revenue opportunities through data and advertising. Their cloud-based big data platform facilitates the collection and analysis of TV viewing data across multiple devices.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/16/2022 via Reuters

Spotify Ltd, acquired Podsights

synopsis: Spotify, the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service, has acquired Podsights, which helps marketers gauge the effectiveness of their ads by offering cross-platform analytics and attribution for podcast advertising.
buyer: Spotify Ltd (SPOT:$10,182.00)
Spotify is the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service, with 320 million users, including 144 million subscribers, across 92 markets. Spotify allows users to discover, manage, and share over 60 million tracks, including more than 1.9 million podcast titles for free. "
target: Podsights
Podsights helps marketers gauge the effectiveness of their ads by offering cross-platform analytics and attribution for podcast advertising.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/16/2022 via Reuters

Spotify Ltd, acquired Chartable

synopsis: Spotify, the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service, has acquired Chartable, which provides audience insights that help podcast publishers measure the effectiveness of their growth campaigns.
buyer: Spotify Ltd (SPOT:$10,182.00)
Spotify is the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service, with 320 million users, including 144 million subscribers, across 92 markets. Spotify allows users to discover, manage, and share over 60 million tracks, including more than 1.9 million podcast titles for free. "
target: Chartable
Chartable provides audience insights that help podcast publishers measure the effectiveness of their growth campaigns. Chartable Intelligence is the world's first research tool for the podcast market. Pinpoint the perfect audience, find new customers and know your competitors.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 10/23/2020 via BusinessWire

iHeartMedia, Inc., will acquire Voxnest

synopsis: iHeartMedia, the No. 1 audio company in America and the No. 1 commercial podcast publisher globally, will acquire Voxnest, the leading consolidated marketplace for podcasts and the best-in-class provider of podcast analytics, enterprise publishing tools, programmatic integration, and targeted ad serving.
buyer: iHeartMedia, Inc. (OTCPK:IHRT.Q:$3,038.76)
iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month. The company’s services include more than 850 live broadcast stations in over 160 markets nationwide and is available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices. "
target: Voxnest
Voxnest provides professional solutions for podcasters and brands looking to engage with listeners. The company's comprehensive tools for podcast creation, distribution, management, measurement, monetization, and advertising include Spreaker, Spreaker Enterprise, and Dynamo.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 4/11/2018 via PR Newswire

ZMG | Ruckus Factory, acquired Accelerated Media

synopsis: ZMG | Ruckus Factory acquired Accelerated Media. Accelerated Media is a full service media company, specializing in interactive advertising. Accelerated Media's Connected Ad Network ™ is an advanced TV ad platform, capable of inserting local and national advertising into companion applications found on Smart TVs and other connected/OTT devices.
buyer: ZMG | Ruckus Factory
ZMG | Ruckus Factory is a leader in news and lifestyle video creation. ZMG delivers in excess of 1,000 original, topical video stories each month to the most respected media sites around the world. "
target: Accelerated Media
Accelerated Media is a full service media company, specializing in interactive advertising. Accelerated Media's Connected Ad Network ™ is an advanced TV ad platform, capable of inserting local and national advertising into companion applications found on Smart TVs and other connected/OTT devices.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/27/2016 via PR Newswire

Francisco Partners Management LLC, acquired SintecMedia

synopsis: SintecMedia, the world's leading provider of broadcast management software, announced that SintecMedia's management team and Francisco Partners, a global technology-focused private equity firm, have acquired SintecMedia from its existing shareholders, including Riverwood Capital.
buyer: Francisco Partners Management LLC
Francisco Partners is a leading global private equity firm, which specializes in investments in technology and technology-enabled services businesses. Francisco Partners has invested in 150+ technology companies, making it one of the most active and longstanding investors in the technology industry."
target parent: Riverwood Capital
target: SintecMedia
SintecMedia is the preferred business software partner for over 150 of the world's top media brands. No other software company brings a comparable depth of experience to create truly innovative software that performs across all platforms, revenue models, and business units.
price ($mm)
$400
rev ($mm)
$110
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

Independent Media Distribution plc, acquired eBUS Ltd.

synopsis: IMD has acquired the eBUS Media Network to create a substantial worldwide footprint for digital TV ad delivery. eBUS Limited provides video content management and distribution services for Asian advertising and media market.
buyer parent: Vitruvian Partners LLP
buyer: Independent Media Distribution plc
Indepedent Media Distribution (IMD), is the leading distributor of broadcast quality commercial advertising, new music and music videos. IMD provides the advertising and music industries with a reliable, fast and verifiable distribution service, which has set the standard for the industry. "
target: eBUS Ltd.
eBUS enables users to send TV ads faster, easier, more cost effectively and in High Definition. eBUS is the only video content management and distribution business totally dedicated to the Asia Pacific advertising and media market.
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