Like The Hoth

closed 5/14/2013 via Market Wire

Next Net Media, acquired The Hoth

synopsis: The HOTH, an outsourced SEO link building solution for online marketing agencies and SEO professionals, has been acquired by Next Net Media, a leader in webmaster services with holdings including Backlinks.com, SEOParking.com and SearchRankings.net.
buyer: Next Net Media
Next Net Media is an online media company specializing in creating web site properties that offer a range of online services in the SEO industry. "
target: The Hoth
The HOTH takes the drudgery and inefficiency out of SEO link building for professional SEOs. The HOTH has served nearly 2,000 SEO organizations in over 10,000 campaigns to date.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 10/26/2011 via BNC Analysis

Call Genie USA Inc., acquired UpSNAP, Inc.

synopsis: Call Genie Inc., a leading provider of mobile search and advertising solutions, has closed its previously announced acquisition of the assets of UpSNAP Services, LLC in a cash-and-stock transaction. UpSNAP is a provider of free mobile search and content services.
buyer: Call Genie USA Inc.
Call Genie is a leading provider of mobile search and advertising solutions. Call Genie helps advertisers, agencies, carriers and publishers to increase revenue by offering localized, search and advertising capabilities that connect buyers and sellers. "
target: UpSNAP, Inc.
UpSNAP, Inc. is a provider of free mobile search and content services. As the first company to address mobile search, UpSNAP has built its technology platform from the ground up with specific focus on the unique challenges of providing a usable and functional mobile search experience.
price ($mm)
$0.40
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/13/2010 via BusinessWire

Undertone, Inc., acquired WWN

synopsis: Undertone announced it has acquired WWN, a digital representation firm that helps global brands connect with audiences on the world’s best websites. The acquisition unifies two organizations that are known for providing advertisers with premium reach on quality sites and gives publishers a unique opportunity to monetize both locally and globally.
buyer: Undertone, Inc.
Undertone delivers quality display and video experiences for advertisers, publishers and the audiences they serve. Undertone’s Digital Advertising Suite™ is a unified platform that supports targeting, optimization and reporting across multiple formats. "
target: WWN
Founded in 2003, WWN is a European digital representation firm, headquartered in Paris, France. WWN has relationships with hundreds of leading professional news and information publishing partners in more than 40 countries. Clients include premier brands and agencies across Europe.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/11/2010 via BusinessWire

Techs Loanstar, Inc., merged with ZenZuu USA, Inc.

synopsis: Techs Loanstar, Inc. announced that it has closed its acquisition of social networking site ZenZuu USA, Inc. (“ZZUSA”). Techs plans on ceasing all operations relating to its historical business and has adopted the business plan of ZZUSA.
buyer: Techs Loanstar, Inc. (TCLN:$0.00)
Techs Loanstar, Inc., a Nevada company, was initially organized to provide loan management service and software for the equity and payday loan industry. Upon completion of the reverse merger with ZenZuu Techs Loanstar will cease all operations. "
target: ZenZuu USA, Inc.
Zenzuu is a social network that provides its users with the opportunity to keep in touch with a massive global community anytime, anywhere while making money in an Ad Revenue Sharing program.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/9/2020 via PR Newswire

inMarket Media LLC, acquired NinthDecimal

synopsis: InMarket, the leader in 360° consumer intelligence and real-time activation, has acquired assets from NinthDecimal, a pioneer in location-based attribution and analytics. NinthDecimal harnesses location data to build a precise understanding of consumers' physical-world behavior.
buyer: inMarket Media LLC
inMarket is the leader in digital advertising for the physical world. inMarket uses verified, real-time data from first-party integrations with the world's most popular apps to identify and engage consumers at every stage of the shopping cycle. "
target: NinthDecimal
NinthDecimal is the marketing platform powered by location data. It harnesses this data to build a precise understanding of consumers' physical-world behavior. Clients activate this customer intelligence through audience targeting, measurement, insights, and data licensing solutions.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 9/29/2010 via PR Newswire

Marketron, acquired mSnap, Inc.

synopsis: Marketron, the leading provider of business software solutions and services for the media industry, announced that it has acquired mSnap, the largest broadcast-based mobile advertising network in the U.S. and a leading provider of mobile advertising solutions.
buyer parent: Wicks Group of Companies
buyer: Marketron
Marketron is the leading provider of business software solutions and services for the media industry. Marketron's traffic, digital, business intelligence and exchange platform and services drive innovation to create new growth opportunities that produce the maximum value for clients. "
target parent: SmartReply, Inc.
target: mSnap, Inc.
mSnap is a leading Mobile Ad Network, enabled by a Platform for Broadcasters and Advertisers to easily create and manage mobile campaigns in real-time. The platform capabilities includes SMS, MMS, and WAP functionality with superior reporting and analytics.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/8/2009 via BusinessWire

Burst! Media, acquired Giant Realm, Inc.

synopsis: Burst Media, a leading provider of advertising representation, services and technology to independent Web Publishers, announced that the company has completed the acquisition of the business and assets of New York-based Giant Realm, Inc.
buyer: Burst! Media
Burst Media is a leading provider of advertising representation, services and technology to independent Web Publishers. Burst Media enables advertisers to reach finely segmented, engaged consumers as they visit Burst’s extensive number of interest-based sub-channels. "
target: Giant Realm, Inc.
Giant Realm is a leading online media company that targets the tough to reach male 18-34 year old demographic by delivering original, high-quality content from respected voices in the hottest areas of entertainment - including gaming, film, television, humor, music and gadgets.
price ($mm)
$2.50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/13/2022 via PR Newswire

OpenWeb, acquired Adyoulike SA

synopsis: OpenWeb, the premium audience relationship platform, has acquired ADYOULIKE, a global advertising platform. ADYOULIKE is an omnichannel digital advertising marketplace bringing together top-tier media, unique formats, and inspiring ads.
buyer: OpenWeb
OpenWeb is a premium audience relationship platform. OpenWeb partners with publishers and brands to build strong, direct relationships with their audiences. Their OpenWebOS suite enables users to build vibrant communities rooted in healthy conversations and robust social experiences. "
target: Adyoulike SA
ADYOULIKE is a pioneer in native advertising technology offering programmatic solutions that enable brands to scale campaigns across premium and niche properties while ensuring publishers maximize the value of their inventory.
price ($mm)
$100
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/31/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Kargo Global, Inc., acquired Parsec Media

synopsis: Kargo, a pioneer in attention optimization, has acquired the attention-based mobile advertising business, Parsec. Parsec works with leading publishers across every vertical to provide a 100 percent transparent, brand-safe, and contextually relevant environment for brands.
buyer: Kargo Global, Inc.
Kargo creates memorable digital advertising and content experiences. With a suite of impactful, exclusive advertising solutions, brands choose Kargo to make customer connections that count. "
target: Parsec Media
Parsec Media, a pioneer in attention optimization, quantifies the success of creatives and tactics. Parsec works with leading publishers across every vertical to provide a 100 percent transparent, brand-safe, and contextually relevant environment for brands.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 9/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

REV Media Group, will acquire iMedia Asia Sdn Bhd

synopsis: Rev Asia Bhd has agreed to acquire iMedia, a Malaysian digital media company focusing on content, technology and social influencer marketing. iMedia owns and represents some digital properties which have a combined reach of over 8 million Malaysians monthly. 
buyer parent: Media Prima Bhd
buyer: REV Media Group (KLSE:REV:$0.00)
REV Media Group (Rev Asia Bhd) is the leading digital publisher in Malaysia, representing over 30 top authority brands with an extensive distribution network that reaches out to more than 15 million people each month, about 75% of Malaysia’s internet population. "
target: iMedia Asia Sdn Bhd
Based in Malaysia and backed by Catcha Group, iMedia is a new digital media company operated by a team of experienced media specialists. iMedia sells media advertising solutions for popular local language sites and social influencer platforms.
price ($mm)
$9.55
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/2/2016 via BNC Analysis

WhiteSmoke Software Ltd, acquired GMS Digital Ltd.

synopsis: WhiteSmoke has acquired GMS Digital to get a foothold in the growing field of video advertising. GMS Digital was founded in 2014 and offers advertisers and content owners in mobile and desktop monetization technology and advanced optimization services.
buyer: WhiteSmoke Software Ltd (TASE:WSMK:$10.34)
WhiteSmoke is a leading company in the field of English writing technologies, with a focus on products that enhance and correct grammar, spelling, and writing style. Their products are based on natural language processing technology, featuring artificial intelligence algorithms for text analysis. "
target: GMS Digital Ltd.
GMS Digital is a provider of digital video advertising solutions. They are an online advertising network that enables advertisers and agencies to target audiences through publishers using modern technologies and methods.
price ($mm)
$1.20
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/27/2014 via PR Newswire

RapidFire, acquired IGA Worldwide

synopsis: RapidFire, the #1 in-game advertising network, announced the acquisition of IGA Worldwide's proprietary technology for delivering real-time advertisements inside of video games.
buyer: RapidFire
RapidFire is the World's largest in-game advertising company, founded in the fall of 2011 and is headquartered in Vancouver. The company enables advertisers to target millions of highly engaged consumers playing video games across a wide range of gaming platforms and genres. "
target: IGA Worldwide
IGA serves advertisers and video game publishers looking to include marketing messages within console and PC games. IGA’s roster of publisher partners includes Electronic Arts, Valve, and Atari among others.
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closed 3/1/2012 via BusinessWire

Inuvo, Inc., acquired Vertro, Inc.

synopsis: Inuvo, Inc., an online marketing technology and services company and Vertro, Inc., an online advertising and search company and the owner of the ALOT™ Internet product portfolio, announced the closing of their merger.
buyer: Inuvo, Inc. (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo®, Inc. is an Internet company proficient at delivering clicks, leads and sales to advertisers through targeting that utilizes unique data and sophisticated analytics. The Company operates as two business segments: Performance Marketing and Web Properties. "
target: Vertro, Inc. (VTRO:$35.89)
Vertro, Inc. is an Internet company that owns and operates the ALOT product portfolio. ALOT offers two primary products to consumers: ALOT Home, a homepage product, and ALOT Appbar, a piece of software that integrates into users' web browsers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$19 [$15]
rev ($mm)
$32
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/18/2010 via Market Wire

Cyberplex Inc., acquired Tsavo Media

synopsis: Cyberplex Inc. a global leader in performance-based online marketing and technology solutions announced that it successfully completed its previously announced acquisition of leading online media publisher, Tsavo Media, in a transaction valued at US$75 million.
buyer: Cyberplex Inc. (CYPXF:$106.86)
Cyberplex Inc. leverages its proprietary affiliate network, robust advertising relationships and experience, along with technology design, development and solutions specialists to develop and implement web-based programs and solutions that have a proven record in delivering results. "
target: Tsavo Media
Consumer sites, informational properties and social media blogs in the Tsavo portfolio focus on categories such as technology, finance, education, home & garden and lifestyles. Tsavo websites offer helpful facts and guidance, news, commentary and professional services to the millions of people.
price ($mm)
$76
rev ($mm)
$110
EBITDA ($mm)
$17
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
4.5x
closed 1/5/2004 via BusinessWire

FINDWHAT.COM, acquired Miva Corporation

synopsis: FindWhat.com (Nasdaq:FWHT), a leading developer and provider of performance-based marketing services for the Internet, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Miva Corporation, a leading supplier of e-commerce software and services to small and medium-sized businesses.
buyer: FINDWHAT.COM (VTRO:$35.89)
Vertro, Inc. is a software and technology company that owns and operates the ALOT product portfolio. ALOT's products are designed to 'Make the Internet Easy' by enhancing the way consumers engage with content online. "
target: Miva Corporation (VTRO:$35.89)
Vertro, Inc. is a software and technology company that owns and operates the ALOT product portfolio. ALOT's products are designed to 'Make the Internet Easy' by enhancing the way consumers engage with content online.
price ($mm)
$8.00
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/17/2017 via Reuters

Taptica, will acquire Adinnovation Inc.

synopsis: Mobile advertising firm Taptica said it agreed to acquire 57 percent of Adinnovation Inc in cash, the first Israeli acquisition of a Japanese mobile ad company. Adinnovation is the leader in Japan's smartphone advertising industry.
buyer: Taptica (AIM:TAP:$289.31)
Taptica is a global end-to-end mobile advertising platform that helps top brands reach their most valuable users with the widest range of traffic sources available, including social. Their proprietary technology leverages big data, and combined with machine learning, enables quality media targeting."
target: Adinnovation Inc.
Established in 2010, Adinnovation is the leader in Japan's smartphone advertising industry. The company specializes in smartphone application and mobile advertising marketing promotion, implementation, management, tracking, and media site monetization.
price ($mm)
$4.28*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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)
$3.29
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/22/2011 via GlobeNewswire

Velti plc, acquired CASEE

synopsis: Velti plc, a leading global provider of mobile marketing and advertising technology, has signed a definitive agreement to consummate the previously announced acquisition of the remaining interest in CASEE. CASEE is the largest mobile ad exchange and mobile ad network in China.
buyer: Velti plc (VELT:$189.20)
Velti is a global provider of mobile marketing and advertising technology and solutions that enable brands, advertising agencies, mobile operators and media to implement highly targeted, interactive and measurable campaigns by communicating with and engaging consumers via their mobile devices. "
target: CASEE
CASEE is the largest mobile ad exchange and mobile ad network in China. The company was founded in 2006 by CEO Xin Ye and a team of successful technology entrepreneurs.
price ($mm)
$8.40*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/8/2007 via PR Newswire

Nokia Corporation, acquired Enpocket

synopsis: Nokia has completed its acquisition of Enpocket, a global leader in mobile advertising providing technology and services that allow brands to plan, create, execute, measure and optimize mobile advertising campaigns around the world.
buyer: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging. "
target: Enpocket
Enpocket, based in Boston, provides technology and services that allow clients, including MasterCard Inc., PepsiCo Inc. and Vodafone Group PLC, to offer mobile advertising through various formats such as mobile phone text messages and on the Internet.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/9/2010 via BusinessWire

CrowdGather, Inc., acquired ADISN, Inc.

synopsis: One of the leading networks of forum communities on the Internet, CrowdGather, announced that it has acquired Adisn, a next generation Digital Ad Agency that uses relationship data from the social web to enhance targeting, for $5.5 million, the largest acquisition in CrowdGather’s history.
buyer: CrowdGather, Inc. (CRWG:$1.69)
With its growing portfolio of special interest forums and enthusiast message board communities, CrowdGather has created a centralized network to benefit forum members, forum owners and forum advertisers. "
target: ADISN, Inc.
Adisn is a next generation Digital Ad Agency that uses relationship data from the social web to enhance targeting. Adisn has proven that the aggregate of web conversations, web profiles, online blogs, and behavior create millions of relationships between seemingly unrelated topics.
price ($mm)
$4.44
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
9.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/14/2013 via Market Wire

Next Net Media, acquired The Hoth

synopsis: The HOTH, an outsourced SEO link building solution for online marketing agencies and SEO professionals, has been acquired by Next Net Media, a leader in webmaster services with holdings including Backlinks.com, SEOParking.com and SearchRankings.net.
buyer: Next Net Media
Next Net Media is an online media company specializing in creating web site properties that offer a range of online services in the SEO industry. "
target: The Hoth
The HOTH takes the drudgery and inefficiency out of SEO link building for professional SEOs. The HOTH has served nearly 2,000 SEO organizations in over 10,000 campaigns to date.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/14/2013 via Market Wire

Next Net Media, acquired The Hoth

synopsis: The HOTH, an outsourced SEO link building solution for online marketing agencies and SEO professionals, has been acquired by Next Net Media, a leader in webmaster services with holdings including Backlinks.com, SEOParking.com and SearchRankings.net.
buyer: Next Net Media
Next Net Media is an online media company specializing in creating web site properties that offer a range of online services in the SEO industry. "
target: The Hoth
The HOTH takes the drudgery and inefficiency out of SEO link building for professional SEOs. The HOTH has served nearly 2,000 SEO organizations in over 10,000 campaigns to date.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/15/2022 via BNC Analysis

NeedsWell, will acquire BO STUDIO Inc.

synopsis: NeedsWell, an IT services provider in Japan, will acquire BO STUDIO, a Japanese provider of web and digital marketing services. BO STUDIO helps their clients to solve their business issues and improve performance with digital marketing. They offer services for website design, PR, SEO, display advertising, and more.
buyer: NeedsWell (TSE:3992:$40.16)
NeedsWell is an IT services provider in Japan. NeedsWell provides their customers with IT services that are tailored to their business needs. They offer solutions and services for IT infrastructure, artificial intelligence, robotic process automation, cloud, and more. "
target: BO STUDIO Inc.
BO STUDIO is a Japanese provider of web and digital marketing services. BO STUDIO helps their clients to solve their business issues and improve performance with digital marketing. They offer services for website design, PR, SEO, display advertising, and more.
price ($mm)
$5.25
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
50.0x
closed 8/17/2022 via Company Press Release

Urban Network Ltd., acquired DedRed Coms

synopsis: UK-based Urban Network has completed its acquisition of Dedred Coms, a British marketing agency, further bolstering the business transformation solutions offered to both existing and new clients, via a range of technical and development solutions.
buyer: Urban Network Ltd.
UK-based Urban Network is an innovative, refreshing and knowledgeable outsourced IT solutions provider. Urban Network provides a trusted, competitive and impartial service to its wide range of customers across England. "
target: DedRed Coms
DedRed Coms is a design and marketing agency based in the UK. DedRed's services include creative design, website creation & design, multimedia marketing, SEO, print & direct mail, integrated retained services, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 7/27/2022 via PR Newswire

Cloudmellow, acquired The Creative Momentum

synopsis: Cloudmellow, a full-service technology and digital marketing company, has acquired The Creative Momentum, an Atlanta based website design company. The Creative Momentum's capabilities include creative, UI/UX, website design and development, mobile applications, software development and search engine marketing.
buyer: Cloudmellow
CloudMellow is a full-service web and digital technology and digital services agency providing mobile and digital services. CloudMellow's offerings include creative, development, data, digital advertising, UI/UX, app and software development, e-commerce, digital marketing, lead generation, and more."
target: The Creative Momentum
The Creative Momentum is a full service web design and inbound marketing agency. They offer custom Web/UI/UX, inbound marketing, SEO, custom graphic/logo design, branding, advertising, media, and more to clients in high-tech B2B, B2C, healthcare, technology and non-profit industries.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/29/2022 via PR Newswire

WILsquare Capital LLC, acquired OuterBox

synopsis: WILsquare Capital, a St. Louis-based private equity firm, has completed its acquisition of OuterBox Solutions, LLC, a leading, performance-driven digital marketing agency. OuterBox is a provider of search engine optimization ("SEO"), paid search ("pay-per-click" or "PPC") and website development services to B2B and B2C brands.
buyer: WILsquare Capital LLC
WILsquare Capital is a St. Louis-based private equity firm focused on acquiring and growing lower-middle market businesses in the Midwest and Southern United States, with an emphasis on business services, niche manufacturing, distribution and technology companies. "
target: OuterBox
OuterBox is a leading, performance-driven digital marketing agency. OuterBox is a provider of search engine optimization (SEO), paid search (pay-per-click) and website development services to B2B and B2C brands, with a specialization in eCommerce.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/29/2022 via BNC Analysis

Digital360, will acquire Delmonte

synopsis: Digital360 S.p.A., a leading provider of B2B communication and marketing services in Italy, will acquire a 51% stake in Delmonte, a leading provider of inbound marketing services in Italy. Delmonte helps their clients gain new customers. They provide services for growth strategy, lead generation, inbound marketing, and SEO.
buyer: Digital360 (BIT:DIG:$35.98)
Digital360 is the leading group in Italy in the B2B offering of editorial content, communication and marketing services, lead generation, events and webinars, advisory, advocacy and coaching, in the context of Digital Transformation and Entrepreneurial Innovation. They are based in Milano, Italy. "
target: Delmonte
Delmonte is a leading provider of inbound marketing services in Italy. Delmonte helps their clients create and implement data-driven sales and marketing plans that allow them to gain new customers. They provide services for growth strategy, lead generation, inbound marketing, and SEO.
price ($mm)
$0.52*
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
9.6x
closed 6/29/2022 via BNC Analysis

Moxley Carmichael, acquired Moxley Carmichael

synopsis: The founders of Moxley Carmichael, a leading public relations firm, have sold the company to four of its executives. Moxley Carmichael provides comprehensive communications services to local, regional and national companies in East Tennessee. They offer services for public relations, SEO, branding, social media, and more.
buyer: Moxley Carmichael
Moxley Carmichael is a premier public and media relations firm. Moxley Carmichael provides comprehensive communications services to local, regional and national companies in East Tennessee. They offer services for public relations, SEO, branding, social media, and more. "
target: Moxley Carmichael
Moxley Carmichael is a premier public and media relations firm. Moxley Carmichael provides comprehensive communications services to local, regional and national companies in East Tennessee. They offer services for public relations, SEO, branding, social media, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/15/2022 via Company Press Release

incuBeta, acquired Bruce Clay MENA

synopsis: The integrated digital marketing agency Bruce Clay MENA has been acquired by Incubeta, a South African-based Global Marketing Performance Group, providing local and international clients with leading digital advertising services and media solutions.
buyer: incuBeta
incuBeta is an international team providing local and international clients with leading digital advertising services and media solutions. The group has acquired companies offering specialized digital and media services in various territories around the world. "
target parent: Bruce Clay, Inc.
target: Bruce Clay MENA
Bruce Clay MENA is a global leading search marketing company providing SEO services, consulting, PPC advertising management, content development and social media marketing services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 5/12/2022 via PR Newswire

Schafer Condon Carter, Inc., will acquire Kitchen Sink Studios

synopsis: Schafer Condon Carter (SCC), a full-service creative agency, will acquire Kitchen Sink Studios, a strategic branding company. Kitchen Sink merges business savvy, storytelling, and data to give businesses a competitive edge. They offer services for brand discovery, logo & identity, brand refresh, SEO, social media, public relations, and more.
buyer: Schafer Condon Carter, Inc.
Schafer Condon Carter (SCC) is a digitally driven, full-service creative agency that builds brands and businesses through data-driven human insights and powerful brand ideas. SCC works with Kellogg's, Danone, the Chicago Cubs, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and First Midwest Bank, among others. "
target: Kitchen Sink Studios
Kitchen Sink Studios is a strategic branding company. Kitchen Sink merges business savvy, storytelling, and data to give businesses a competitive edge. They offer services for brand discovery & strategy, logo & identity, brand refresh, SEO, social media, public relations, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/12/2022 via BNC Analysis

FMXA, acquired The Favorite Co.

synopsis: FMXA, an award-winning advertising & marketing agency in the UK, has acquired The Favorite Co., a digital marketing consultancy that bans boring. The Favorite Co. provides a senior team of digital and marketing operations strategists that build amazing marketing programs. They offer services for branding, digital strategy, SEO, content, and more.
buyer: FMXA
FMXA is an award-winning advertising & marketing agency in the UK. FMXA is dedicated to humanizing technology by considering the needs, emotions, and behaviors of customers first. They provide services for visual identity, website development, SEO, content strategy, media planning, and more. "
target: The Favorite Co.
The Favorite Co. is a digital marketing consultancy that bans boring. The Favorite Co. provides a senior team of digital and marketing operations strategists that build amazing marketing programs. They offer services for branding, digital strategy, SEO, content, HubSpot, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/4/2022 via BNC Analysis

Openapp, acquired SectorQube

synopsis: Openapp, India's largest smart lock company, has acquired SectorQube, a web and mobile app development company in India. SectorQube helps their clients to build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. They offer services for web development, e-commerce, mobile app development, SEO, social media marketing, and more.
buyer: Openapp
Openapp is India's largest smart lock company. Openapp designs, develops and sells revolutionary smart locks that can be managed through their mobile app. The app allows users to unlock Openapp smart devices, view activity, and share access. "
target: SectorQube
SectorQube is a web and mobile app development company in India. SectorQube helps their clients to build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. They offer services for web development, e-commerce, mobile app development, SEO, social media marketing, and more.
price ($mm)
$2.30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/27/2022 via PR Newswire

Fusion92, acquired DP Plus

synopsis: Fusion92, an award-winning marketing innovation company, announced it has acquired DP+, Michigan's largest independently owned marketing agency, to further expand Fusion92's capabilities, technology and expertise in delivering best-in-class marketing solutions for client partners.
buyer: Fusion92
Fusion92 is a Midwest independent marketing innovation company that helps growth stage and enterprise brands thrive. The firm's comprehensive stack of services and products helps bring exponential returns to companies in virtually every industry and vertical. "
target: DP Plus
DP+ is a full service independent marketing agency. Its partner and proprietary media tool optimizes and creates efficiencies at levels and speeds that outperform all industry benchmarks. Their services include campaigns, social media marketing, content creation, SEO, lead generation, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/22/2022 via BusinessWire

Dept Agency, will acquire 3Q Digital

synopsis: DEPT, a global digital agency, will acquire 3Q Digital, the disruptive growth marketing agency for brands like Pandora, Skechers, Titleist, and Uniqlo. 3Q Digital’s team of 500 US-based experts will join the agency to deliver best-in-class data and engineering, creative automation, and personalization at a global scale.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Dept Agency
Amsterdam-based Dept is a pioneering technology and marketing services company that creates end-to-end digital experiences. Its team of 2,500+ digital specialists across 30+ locations on 5 continents delivers pioneering work on a global scale with a boutique culture. "
target: 3Q Digital
3Q Digital is one of the world’s largest independent digital growth marketing agencies. They offer SEM, SEO, social advertising, display, mobile advertising, analytics, and business strategy. They work with the fastest-growing B2C, B2B, ecommerce, and lead gen clients in the U.S.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/20/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Establish PR, acquired Outbrand

synopsis: Establish PR, a leading public relations (PR) agency, has acquired Outbrand, a PR agency aiming to create leading authorities. Outbrand helps their clients to share their story and become a known authority in their industry. They provide services for influencer marketing, lead generation, SEO, podcast tours, and more.
buyer: Establish PR
Establish PR is a leading PR agency. Establish helps businesses to create their story, share it online, and take control of their narrative. They create eye-catching content that enables their clients to go viral on social media platforms and increase their online presence. "
target: Outbrand
Outbrand is a public relations agency aiming to create leading authorities. Outbrand helps their clients to share their story and become a known authority in their industry. They provide services for influencer marketing, lead generation, SEO, podcast tours, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/20/2022 via BNC Analysis

EPTI, acquired Adhype AB

synopsis: EPTI AB (publ), a global venture builder, has acquired Adhype AB, a leading SEO company in Sweden. Adhype helps companies to become more visible online and drive relevant traffic to their sites. They provide services for premium ads, linkbuilding, and SEO.
buyer: EPTI (OM:EPTI:$11.42)
EPTI is a global venture builder. EPTI invests capital and operational support for companies, entrepreneurs and founders to build leading companies under the motto “We Empower Innovation”. The companies in EPTI’s portfolio are in the segments of Gaming, Fintech, Marketplace, SaaS and Services. "
target: Adhype AB
Adhype is a leading SEO company in Sweden. Adhype helps companies to become more visible online and drive relevant traffic to their sites. They provide services for premium ads, linkbuilding, and SEO.
price ($mm)
$2.30
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
2.7x
EV / EBITDA
2.9x
closed 3/30/2022 via BNC Analysis

Contentellect Limited, acquired Tasket

synopsis: Top-rated SEO content provider, Contentellect expands horizons and merges with Tasket to broaden their service offering. Tasket is a specialized virtual assistant service provider that was started in March 2020 by Contentellect’s founder and CEO, Mark Whitman. Tasket’s main service offering is bespoke link building and digital PR.
buyer: Contentellect Limited
Based in Guernsey, Contentellect is a no nonsense content marketing agency. At Contentellect they avoid lofty and unrealistic promises, and instead focus on the foundational elements of winning websites: Quality Content & Powerful Links. "
target: Tasket
Tasket is a specialized virtual assistant service provider that was started in March 2020 by Contentellect’s founder and CEO, Mark Whitman. Tasket’s main service offering is bespoke link building and digital PR, delivered by experienced virtual assistants.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/25/2022 via BusinessWire

Robbie Sosna, acquired 98 Buck Social

synopsis: Robbie Sosna, a private investor, has acquired 98 Buck Social, a social media marketing agency. 98 Buck Social provides affordable social media marketing services to small and medium-sized businesses. Their core services include regular posts to its customers’ Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram accounts. They also offer SEO services.
buyer: Robbie Sosna
Robbie Sosna is a private investor. "
target: 98 Buck Social
98 Buck Social is a social media marketing agency. 98 Buck Social provides affordable social media marketing services to small and medium-sized businesses. Their core services include regular posts to its customers’ Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram accounts. They also offer SEO services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/23/2022 via BusinessWire

Business Warrior, acquired Helix House Advertising

synopsis: Business Warrior Corp., an open source technology company that helps small businesses to enhance their brand, has acquired Helix House, an award-winning advertising agency. Helix House specializes in creating customized, ROI-driven, growth-focused advertising solutions. They provide services for SEO, social media, content marketing, and more.
buyer: Business Warrior (OTCPK:BZWR:$0.39)
Business Warrior is an open source technology company that helps small businesses to enhance their brand. Business Warrior provides a data driven marketing solution that collects multiple data points to provide a holistic view of a business's online reputation, listings, search results and more. "
target: Helix House Advertising
Helix House is an award-winning advertising agency. Helix House specializes in creating customized, ROI-driven, growth-focused advertising solutions for businesses across the globe. They provide services for SEO, social media, content marketing, PPC advertising, and more.
price ($mm)
$2.25
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/16/2022 via BNC Analysis

FCR Media, acquired Youvia

synopsis: FCR Media, a Dublin-based digital marketing agency, has acquired Youvia from European Directories, a European local search and lead generation group. Youvia is an online marketing agency in the Netherlands. Youvia helps small businesses to grow their online presence. They offer services for SEO, social media advertising, web design, and more.
buyer: FCR Media
FCR Media is a Dublin-based digital marketing agency. FCR Media offers small and medium-sized businesses multiple ways to engage with their audience. They provide services for local online search, SEO, web design, search advertising, and more. The agency also operates online business directories. "
target parent: Triton
target: Youvia
Youvia is an online marketing agency in the Netherlands. Youvia helps small businesses to expand and grow their online presence. They offer solutions and services for SEO, social media advertising, web design, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/16/2022 via BNC Analysis

K3 Capital Group plc, acquired JE Consulting

synopsis: K3 Capital Group, a British multi-disciplinary professional services firm, has acquired JE Consulting, a full service marketing agency based in the UK that specializes in helping SMEs. JE Consulting provides a complete range of marketing solutions, including social media management, SEO, web design, graphic design, direct marketing, PR, and more.
buyer: K3 Capital Group plc
K3 Capital Group is a multi-disciplinary professional services firm providing advisory services to SMEs throughout the UK and overseas. They help clients with the presentation of their businesses for sale to market, sourcing potential acquirers, and project management of transactions to completion. "
target: JE Consulting
JE Consulting is a full service marketing agency based in the UK that specializes in helping small and medium-sized businesses. JE Consulting provides a complete range of marketing solutions, including social media management, SEO, web design, graphic design, direct marketing, PR, and more.
price ($mm)
$3.09
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
11.4x
closed 3/16/2022 via BNC Analysis

Labelium S.A.S., acquired SmartKeyword

synopsis: Labelium, an international digital performance group present in 14 countries, has announced that it has acquired SmartKeyword, a Parisian agency and publisher of a platform specializing in SEO.
buyer: Labelium S.A.S.
Labelium is a Digital Agency driving business growth through performance-driven strategies in more than 16 countries. Since 2001, their 500+ skilled team members have been supporting hundreds of local and international companies to develop and/or secure a leading position in their markets. "
target: SmartKeyword
SmartKeyword is a Parisian agency and publisher of a platform specializing in SEO. Founded in 2017 by Louis Chevant and Sébastien Machard, SmartKeyword is positioned as the benchmark player for companies to support them with their SEO projects.
price ($mm)
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$28.01
EBITDA ($mm)
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SINA Corporation
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$710.61
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
$23.70
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Principle Company
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$13,823.70
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EBIT ($mm)
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iREP Co., Ltd.
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$505.27
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
$8.91
Net Income ($mm)
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Employees
352
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Japan System Techniques Co. Ltd.
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$148.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.49
EBIT ($mm)
$8.15
Net Income ($mm)
$6.12
Employees
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Qwamplify
Qwamplify
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$29.57
EBITDA ($mm)
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CyberAgent Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Employees
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Ticker: SZSE:300058
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BlueFocus Communication Group
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rev ($mm)
$3,361.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$120.72
EBIT ($mm)
$102.91
Net Income ($mm)
$75.66
Employees
5445
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S4 Capital LLC
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$686.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.09
EBIT ($mm)
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Solocal Group
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year
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rev ($mm)
$619.64
EBITDA ($mm)
$175.52
EBIT ($mm)
$154.92
Net Income ($mm)
$51.18
Employees
2515
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Spearhead Integrated Marketing Communication Group
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2016
rev ($mm)
$477.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$32.48
EBIT ($mm)
$31.51
Net Income ($mm)
$18.83
Employees
1247
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Next 15
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2023
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$470.06
EBITDA ($mm)
($41.61)
EBIT ($mm)
($70.37)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: 4293
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Septeni Holdings Co., Ltd.
Septeni Holdings Co., Ltd. provides Internet advertising and media content businesses. The company offers Internet-based comprehensive marketing support services for corporate clients, including services marketing platforms for ad networks, cloud based CRM services and Web solutions.
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2015
rev ($mm)
$461.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$19.13
EBIT ($mm)
$16.27
Net Income ($mm)
$17.99
Employees
809
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Brightcom Group
Brightcom Group
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2021
rev ($mm)
$438.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$135.53
EBIT ($mm)
$104.35
Net Income ($mm)
$78.41
Employees
463
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Digital Generation, Inc.
Digital Generation, Inc.
Digital Generation, Inc. is the world's leading ad management and distribution platform. DG connects over 11,000 global advertisers and agencies with their targeted audiences through an expansive network of over 6,000 television broadcast stations and over 11,500 web publishers in 75 countries.
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$385.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$103.07
EBIT ($mm)
$52.39
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: ASX:SLM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Salmat Ltd.
Salmat Ltd.
Salmat is a leading Australian marketing services business. They partner with their clients to help them with the constant pressure of acquiring and servicing their customers, week-in, week-out. With media, digital and customer service capabilities, Salmat has the right solutions for their clients.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$333.12
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.46
EBIT ($mm)
$6.75
Net Income ($mm)
$3.26
Employees
3000
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Vector Inc.
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2022
rev ($mm)
$326.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$42.64
EBIT ($mm)
$36.11
Net Income ($mm)
$14.30
Employees
1303
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