Like Hotelevision, Inc.

closed 2/11/2004 via PR Newswire

On Command Corporation, acquired Hotelevision, Inc.

synopsis: On Command Corporation, a leading provider of in-room interactive entertainment announced today the acquisition of the controlling interest of Hotelevision, Inc. Hotelevision is the leading national television company that provides advertising with targeted access to affluent audiences in upscale hotel rooms.
buyer parent: Liberty Media Corporation
buyer: On Command Corporation
On Command Corporation is a leading provider of in-room entertainment technology to the lodging and cruise ship industries. On Command is a majority-owned subsidiary of Liberty Satellite & Technology, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: LSTTA, LSTTB). On Command entertainment services include: on-demand movi "
target: Hotelevision, Inc.
Hotelevision markets and sells national advertising time and advertisers of premium products and services on 9 cable television networks that are delivered to upscale hotels around the country. Through multi-year agreements with both participating cable networks and hotels, Hotelevision has the rig
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closed 6/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Monet + Associés, acquired Brainstorming Communication

synopsis: Monet + Associés, an independent agency based in France that specializes in PR, brand content, influencer relations, and data analysis for enhanced engagement, has acquired Brainstorming, a communications consulting agency also based in France, specialized in the global support of brands and companies.
buyer: Monet + Associés
Monet + Associés is an independent agency based in France that specializes in PR, brand content, influencer relations, and data analysis for enhanced engagement. "
target: Brainstorming Communication
Brainstorming is a communications consulting agency based in France, specialized in the global support of brands and companies. They specialize in advertising, brand content, social media, editorial, operational and digital marketing, press relations, influence, and e-reputation.
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announced 4/13/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Atif Holdings Limited, will acquire Leaping Group Co., Ltd.

synopsis: ATIF Holdings Limited, a Shenzen based provider of financial consulting services to small and medium-sized enterprises in Asia, will acquire Leaping Group Co., Ltd. Headquartered in Shenyang, China, Leaping Group specializes in multi-channel advertising, event planning and execution, film and TV program production, and movie theater operation.
buyer: Atif Holdings Limited (ATIF:$3.08)
Headquartered in Shenzhen, China, ATIF is a company providing financial consulting services to small and medium-sized enterprises in Asia. The Company’s core businesses include going public consulting services, international financial consulting services, and financial media services. "
target: Leaping Group Co., Ltd.
Leaping Group is a Chinese multimedia service provider that has close business relationships with national advertising clients in China. The Company engages in business areas of multi-channel advertising, event planning and execution, film and TV program production, and movie theater operation.
price ($mm)[EV]
$12 [$12]*
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$12
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$7
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5.6x
closed 4/7/2020 via BusinessWire

The Dalton Agency merged with The Bradford Group,

synopsis: The Bradford Group, a Nashville-based public relations agency, has merged with the Dalton Agency to create Nashville’s fourth largest public relations and advertising agency as measured by revenue. The Dalton Agency's services range from branding and media strategy to public relations and social media content creation.
buyer: The Bradford Group
The Bradford Group is a PR/marketing firm based in Nashville, Tennessee that integrates public relations, inbound marketing, outbound marketing and social media. They create contagious conversations that build brands. "
target: The Dalton Agency
The Dalton Agency's services range from branding and media strategy to public relations and social media content creation. Through their experiential, interactive and corporate show production, the agency is able to create experiences online, offline & live.
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closed 4/1/2020 via BNC Analysis

Kelliher Samets Volk, acquired Kelliher Samets Volk

synopsis: Four long-time employees have purchased independent advertising and marketing agency Kelliher Samets Volk after four decades under the same ownership. The buyout was led by Managing Director Erin Fagnant, Chief Creative Officer Kevin Willard, Chief Strategy Officer Tucker Wright and Director of Client Services Rachel Gage.
buyer: Kelliher Samets Volk
The buyout was led by KSV Managing Director Erin Fagnant, Chief Creative Officer Kevin Willard, Chief Strategy Officer Tucker Wright and Director of Client Services Rachel Gage. "
target: Kelliher Samets Volk
KSV is a full-service marketing and advertising agency specializing in sustainable energy. KSV partners with energy and sustainability services clients, building effective, data-driven marketing programs that deliver on business KPI’s and drive action towards a more sustainable future.
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announced 3/31/2020 via BNC Analysis

Geoff Hardwicke and Todd Blevins, will purchase Marketing Division from Trigger Communications and Design

synopsis: Geoff Hardwicke and Todd Blevins are to acquire the marketing division of Trigger Communications and Design, a Calgary-based advertising and communications agency, from President Larry Bannerman. Geoff Hardwicke and Todd Blevins are the Managing Director and Creative Director of Trigger Communications and Design, respectively.
buyer: Geoff Hardwicke and Todd Blevins
Geoff Hardwicke and Todd Blevins are the Managing Director and Creative Director of Trigger Communications and Design, respectively. They are acquiring the marketing division of Trigger, an advertising and communications agency, from President, Larry Bannerman. They are based in Calgary, AB, Canada."
seller: Trigger Communications and Design
Trigger is a Calgary-based advertising and communications agency. Their marketing division focuses on website design, results-focused integrated marketing campaigns and innovative application development. Their financial communications division is a trusted regulatory reporting partner.
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closed 3/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Horizon Group of North America, acquired Cronin

synopsis: Southport marketing agency Horizon Group of North America has acquired Glastonbury digital-marketing firm Cronin and its visual content production company, Off Leash Studios. The three firms have combined to create a new organization called Cronin Group Holdings, but each will continue operating under their current names.
buyer: Horizon Group of North America
Horizon Group of North America is an insight-driven consumer and retail transformation expert. Horizon Group has successfully grown brands, started and scaled companies, led change, developed innovation, built business development partnerships, and optimized communications. "
target: Cronin
Based in Glastonbury, Cronin is a digitally driven, results-focused marketing agency. The agency’s capabilities include strategy and analytics; advertising; content development; media planning, buying and optimization; digital services; public relations; social media; direct marketing; and research.
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closed 3/26/2020 via Company Press Release

Lambert & Co., acquired Fairly Painless Advertising

synopsis: Lambert & Co., Michigan’s largest public relations and integrated marketing firm, has announced the acquisition of branding, creative and digital agency Fairly Painless Advertising.
buyer: Lambert & Co.
Lambert & Co. is a public relations, investor relations and integrated marketing firm. Lambert helps clients across the globe to build brand awareness, drive sales and scale business. Their portfolio of clients spans a broad spectrum of industries including automotive, food, education and more. "
target: Fairly Painless Advertising
Fairly Painless is a full-service advertising agency providing research, planning and creative services spanning print and digital design, brand strategy, advertising copy and creative, video production, web development, digital marketing services and ad buying.
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announced 2/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Hakuhodo DY Holdings, Inc., will acquire United Communication Group

synopsis: Japanese advertising and marketing giant Hakuhodo DY Holdings Inc. will acquire United Communication Group, a Taiwanese ad agency. United Communication Group creates high-quality communication strategies and content to help their clients win more customers. The group offers services for advertising, public relations, events, digital, and more.
buyer: Hakuhodo DY Holdings, Inc. (TSE:2433:$13,583.78)
Hakuhodo DY Holdings Inc. is a marketing services company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Today, the Hakuhodo DY Group comprises five distinct groups: Hakuhodo, Daiko, and Yomiko, the core brand agencies under Hakuhodo DY Holdings, along with Hakuhodo DY Media Partners, and kyu. "
target: United Communication Group
United Communication Group is a Taiwanese ad agency. United Communication Group creates high-quality communication strategies and content to help their clients win more customers. The group offers services for advertising, public relations, events, digital, media buying, exhibitions, and more.
price ($mm)[EV]
$62 [$90]*
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$101
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$10
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closed 2/14/2020 via Company Press Release

Ringier AG, acquired Admeira AG

synopsis: Ringier, a diversified media company, is acquiring Swisscom’s 50% share in Admeira, making it the sole owner of the marketing company. At the same time, Admeira is being restructured and will focus on the marketing of TV advertising in future. Admeira is Switzerland's largest marketing company.
buyer: Ringier AG
Ringier is a diversified media company with about 6,900 employees across 18 countries. Founded in 1833, Ringier manages leading brands in print, TV, radio, online and mobile media and runs successful print, entertainment and internet businesses. "
target parent: Swisscom
target: Admeira AG
Admeira is Switzerland's largest marketing company. They represent more than 80 strong media brands in the print, radio, TV, online and digital out-of-home domains. They provide their clients with tailored advertising and sponsorship solutions for cross-media campaigns.
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closed 2/5/2020 via PR Newswire

Schireson Associates, acquired Stun Creative

synopsis: Marketing and data strategy firm Schireson Associates has acquired two leading independent creative and brand strategy agencies, Stun Creative and Blackbird, to form "Known." Stun Creative is an advertising agency and production company that specializes in telling brand stories that engage, compel, and activate consumers.
buyer: Schireson Associates
Schireson Associates is a marketing and data strategy consulting firm built around data science, engineering, market research, and advanced analytics. The firm's team of PhD data scientists, engineers, and strategists solve complex business challenges for clients like Microsoft, Google, and Viacom. "
target: Stun Creative
Stun Creative is an advertising agency and production company that specializes in telling brand stories that engage, compel, and activate consumers. Stun provides creative development and execution in all media, including production, post-production, digital, social, animation, key art, and design.
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closed 1/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Concept Communication Ltd., acquired Lastmile Solutions

synopsis: Concept Communication, India's largest independent integrated communications agency, has acquired a majority stake in Lastmile Solutions (LMS), a leading retail and Below The Line (BTL) advertising agency in India. LMS is a one stop shop for retail store roll out, visibility, signage, branding and promotion solutions.
buyer: Concept Communication Ltd.
Concept is an integrated communications agency in India. Concept provides ‘unified messaging’ across Strategy, Research, Advertising, Design, PR, Digital, Media, OOH, Events, Activation, Retail Experience, and more. The company has delivered effective communication solutions to over 1,500 companies."
target: Lastmile Solutions
Lastmile Solutions (LMS) is a leading retail and Below The Line (BTL) advertising agency in India. LMS is a one stop shop for retail store roll out, visibility, signage, branding and promotion solutions. LMS helps stores to increase customer conversion and improve their sales.
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closed 1/15/2020 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired 21GRAMS NY

synopsis: W2O, the leading independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing and communications to the healthcare sector, announced the acquisition of 21GRAMS, a rapidly growing, strategic and creative marketing, advertising and patient/medical education agency dedicated to making healthcare more human.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: W2O Group
W2O is an independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing and communications to the healthcare sector. W2O applies analytics models, methodologies and approaches in a digital world to design precise communications and marketing strategies to deliver sustained business results. "
target: 21GRAMS NY
21GRAMS is a rapidly growing, strategic and creative marketing, advertising and patient/medical education agency dedicated to making healthcare more human. 21GRAMS was built to be different by design, fusing advertising and education for the first time in an agency model.
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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Avatar Agency Group, acquired The Make Beautiful Agency

synopsis: South African The Make Beautiful Agency, launched by Zwelakhe “Zee” Tshabangu in June 2016, has been acquired by M&N Brands. M&N has acquired a 51% majority stake in Make Beautiful and it will be housed within the larger Avatar Agency Group, owned by M&N Brands. The Make Beautiful Agency provides television and radio advertising services.
buyer parent: M&N Brands
buyer: Avatar Agency Group
AVATAR is an established and successful full-service agency group with specialist agencies in traditional advertising, digital advertising, public relations and media. AVATAR unites a professional team of over 50 marketers in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban in South Africa. "
target: The Make Beautiful Agency
The Make Beautiful Agency, based in South Africa, was launched by Zwelakhe “Zee” Tshabangu in June 2016. The Make Beautiful Agency provides television and radio advertising services.
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closed 11/27/2019 via Company Press Release

Affilired, acquired Denomatic

synopsis: Affilired has acquired Denomatic, a Digital Marketing agency specializing in Programmatic and Paid Advertising Channels. Denomatic has positioned itself as a great Programmatic Advertising partner, driving increasingly improved results in all the campaigns they’ve collaborated on.
buyer: Affilired
Affilired is the first Performance Marketing Agency specializing in the Travel Sector. Together we have more than 20 years of experience helping more than 200 companies to increase their Online Traffic and Direct Sales internationally. "
target: Denomatic
Denomatic is a Spanish marketing agency specialized in programmatic advertising created in 2015, which owns a solid portfolio of 173 clients in the travel sector alone. They specialize in the management of advertising campaigns such as programmatic advertising, social networks, and email marketing.
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closed 10/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Jacobs Agency, Inc. merged with Sandstorm Design,

synopsis: Jacobs Agency has merged with Sandstorm, a user experience and digital agency. Jacobs Agency is an independent advertising agency. Jacobs Agency offers services for strategy, digital and social, branding, design, integrated campaigns, and more.
buyer: Sandstorm Design
Sandstorm is a user experience and digital agency that leverages strategic marketing, emerging technologies and usability to create high impact and compelling brand experiences. Sandstorm specializes in brand strategy, content strategy, social strategy, marketing strategy and more. "
target: Jacobs Agency, Inc.
Jacobs Agency is an independent advertising agency. Jacobs Agency offers services for strategy, digital and social, branding, design, integrated campaigns, and more. Their clients include Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs, Whole Foods, Smithfield, B&W, ACE Hardware, Amtrak, Gold Promise, and Peoples Gas.
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closed 10/24/2019 via PR Newswire

Falls, acquired Wyse Advertising

synopsis: Falls, a multi-faceted communications, marketing and digital agency acquired Wyse, a brand management and advertising agency that has built a reputation for branding some of the largest companies in the Midwest and beyond, developing memorable campaigns for Smucker's, Applebee's, Sherwin-Williams and Marathon Petroleum.
buyer: Falls
Falls is a strategic marketing, communications & digital firm. They are among the largest, fully integrated firms with a history of serving clients on a regional, national and international basis. Their vision is to help organizations serve their communities and make the world a better place. "
target: Wyse Advertising
Wyse is a full-service branding, advertising and marketing agency. They have built a reputation for branding some of the largest companies in the Midwest and beyond, developing memorable campaigns for Smucker's, Applebee's, Sherwin-Williams and Marathon Petroleum.
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closed 10/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

The Miroma Group, acquired Fold7

synopsis: Miroma Group, a UK end-to-end marketing and communications collective offering creation and distribution services to clients, has acquired Fold7, UK's 21st Century advertising agency that helps brands become relevant to 21st century consumer.
buyer: The Miroma Group
The Miroma Group is a UK end-to-end marketing and communications collective offering creation and distribution services to clients. Core services include commercial media trading, planning based on real-time data and insights, production and editing of content, and cultural production. "
target: Fold7
Headquartered in the UK, Fold7 is a 21st Century advertising agency. They help brands become relevant to 21st century consumer. They do it by moving beyond the traditional ad agency model, staying at the forefront of culture, and creating ideas that connect with clients’ audience wherever they are.
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closed 10/2/2019 via BusinessWire

EverFi, Inc., acquired EdComs

synopsis: EVERFI, Inc., the leading social impact education technology innovator, has acquired EdComs, a company specializing in education that drives social change and brings real-world learning into the classroom.
buyer: EverFi, Inc.
EVERFI is the leading education technology company that provides learners of all ages education for the real world, through innovative and scalable digital learning. EVERFI is fueled by its Software-as-a-Service subscription model and has certified over 16 million learners in critical skill areas. "
target: EdComs
EdComs is the UK’s largest communications and marketing agency specializing in education. They help businesses and other organisations understand how partnerships with education can inform, inspire and engage children, young people and educational communities.
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closed 9/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

ROI Digital Ltd, acquired DM2 Group

synopsis: ROI Digital, a leading online media sales agency in Nigeria, has acquired DM2 Group, a top full service digital and traditional advertising agency in Nigeria. DM2 creates beautiful campaigns to help their clients reach their consumers across online and offline channels.
buyer: ROI Digital Ltd
ROI Digital is a leading online media sales agency in Nigeria. ROI Digital services advertisers, media agencies and brands by offering a bouquet of premium digital advertising and sales platforms for its clients to reach a targeted audience. "
target: DM2 Group
DM2 Group is a top full service digital and traditional advertising agency in Nigeria. DM2 creates beautiful campaigns to help their clients reach their consumers across online and offline channels. DM2 has created memorable advertising campaigns for Coca-Cola, Dangote Group, and more.
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closed 2/11/2004 via PR Newswire

On Command Corporation, acquired Hotelevision, Inc.

synopsis: On Command Corporation, a leading provider of in-room interactive entertainment announced today the acquisition of the controlling interest of Hotelevision, Inc. Hotelevision is the leading national television company that provides advertising with targeted access to affluent audiences in upscale hotel rooms.
buyer parent: Liberty Media Corporation
buyer: On Command Corporation
On Command Corporation is a leading provider of in-room entertainment technology to the lodging and cruise ship industries. On Command is a majority-owned subsidiary of Liberty Satellite & Technology, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: LSTTA, LSTTB). On Command entertainment services include: on-demand movi "
target: Hotelevision, Inc.
Hotelevision markets and sells national advertising time and advertisers of premium products and services on 9 cable television networks that are delivered to upscale hotels around the country. Through multi-year agreements with both participating cable networks and hotels, Hotelevision has the rig
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closed 2/11/2004 via PR Newswire

On Command Corporation, acquired Hotelevision, Inc.

synopsis: On Command Corporation, a leading provider of in-room interactive entertainment announced today the acquisition of the controlling interest of Hotelevision, Inc. Hotelevision is the leading national television company that provides advertising with targeted access to affluent audiences in upscale hotel rooms.
buyer parent: Liberty Media Corporation
buyer: On Command Corporation
On Command Corporation is a leading provider of in-room entertainment technology to the lodging and cruise ship industries. On Command is a majority-owned subsidiary of Liberty Satellite & Technology, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: LSTTA, LSTTB). On Command entertainment services include: on-demand movi "
target: Hotelevision, Inc.
Hotelevision markets and sells national advertising time and advertisers of premium products and services on 9 cable television networks that are delivered to upscale hotels around the country. Through multi-year agreements with both participating cable networks and hotels, Hotelevision has the rig
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closed 12/12/2018 via PR Web

Obasa Hospitality, acquired IBC Hospitality Technologies

synopsis: OBASA Hospitality, the parent company to a collection of global hospitality brands, has announced the acquisition of IBC Hospitality Technologies. Phoenix-based IBC is the creator of an all-in-one software and services platform to help owners and operators of all accommodation verticals.
buyer: Obasa Hospitality
Based in Canada, OBASA Hospitality is a single source for innovative technologies and services for anyone seeking or selling accommodations in the online marketplace. The company consists of IBC Hospitality Technologies and MyKey. "
target parent: InnSuites Hospitality Trust
target: IBC Hospitality Technologies
IBC Hospitality Technologies is the leading provider of proprietary software and services. Travelers love the patent-pending loyalty program offering cash back, global e-gift cards and free nights on ivhtravel.com and the app IVHTravel which is “Revolutionary and enhances the travel experience”.
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announced 6/21/2016 via PR Web

The Knowland Group, will acquire Newmarket Meeting Intelligence

synopsis: Knowland announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Meeting Intelligence (formerly known as HIS), incorporating both the product and employees, from Newmarket International Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Amadeus. Newmarket Meeting Intelligence has been providing actionable business intelligence to the hotel industry since 1989.
buyer: The Knowland Group
Knowland is a globally recognized provider of meeting and group data, Knowland offers extensive insight into market analytics, group industry trends, and powerful benchmarking through innovative products. "
target parent: Amadeus IT Group S.A.
target: Newmarket Meeting Intelligence
Newmarket Meeting Intelligence has been providing actionable business intelligence to the hotel industry since 1989. Newmarket Meeting Intelligence offers MarketView a weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual readerboard reports and LeadView a contact research and verification report.
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closed 8/3/2015 via Company Press Release

Newmarket International, Inc, acquired Hotel SystemsPro, LLC

synopsis: Newmarket, an Amadeus company, announced the acquisition of Hotel SystemsPro. The company delivers high-performance, ASP-based enterprise and property solutions to more than 4,500 hotels in North America and beyond, with a specific focus on mid-tier properties.
buyer parent: Amadeus IT Group S.A.
buyer: Newmarket International, Inc
Newmarket®, an Amadeus company, delivers proven business solutions for hospitality organizations. It offers solutions for sales and marketing automation, catering and events, workflow management, service optimization, property maintenance, meeting intelligence, and more. "
target: Hotel SystemsPro, LLC
Hotel SystemsPro is a software company that specializes in hospitality software solutions and services. They are a privately held company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Their portfolio of clients has grown in excess of 4,500 properties in 12 countries.
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closed 5/6/2005 via Reuters

Alphameric Plc, acquired Optical Mark Systems Ltd.

synopsis: Alphameric Plc, a UK supplier of software systems to the leisure and hospitality sectors, bought Optical Mark Systems Ltd., which supplies risk management software, tele-betting systems and Internet systems to UK bookmakers, for 1 million pounds in cash and stock.
buyer: Alphameric Plc
Alphameric PLC is the fully listed holding company of Alphameric Leisure and Alphameric Hospitality two UK-based systems specialists, providing solutions and technologies that deliver everything necessary to be a successful retailer. Alphameric’s expertise is based on an in-depth understanding of it"
target: Optical Mark Systems Ltd.
Optical Mark Systems Ltd. supplies risk management software, tele-betting systems and Internet systems to UK bookmakers
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$1.88
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closed 12/6/2017 via BNC Analysis

Osmozis SA, acquired Logmis

synopsis: Osmozis, an innovative company that fully develops and manufactures its own Internet technology for wireless networks and connected devices, has acquired Logmis, a provider of business management software for the tourism industry.
buyer: Osmozis SA (ENXTPA:ALOSM:$9.94)
Osmozis SA is an innovative company that fully develops and manufactures its own Internet technology for wireless networks and connected devices. Osmozis has been a supplier and operator of multi-service networks in European holiday centres since 2005. "
target: Logmis
Logmis aims to meet the specific needs of small businesses in terms of simplification and automation of the management processes. Whether a company manager, hotel manager or tourism agency, Logmis accompanies customers in the management of their business.
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$0.83
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closed 10/2/2017 via PR Newswire

House Advantage, LLC, acquired eTouchMenu

synopsis: House Advantage, an international customer loyalty, marketing, strategy and technology company headquartered in Las Vegas, announced the acquisition of eTouchMenu, a pioneer in digital menu technology with clients across numerous industries and hundreds of outlets.
buyer: House Advantage, LLC
House Advantage is an international customer loyalty, marketing, strategy and technology company headquartered in Las Vegas. With House Advantage, brands increase customer engagement, generate vital business intelligence, and boost per-customer share-of-wallet. "
target: eTouchMenu
eTouchMenu provides digital menus on tablets to the Hospitality Industry. Their software technology gives patrons digital access to menu content and the ability to process orders and make payments at the table.
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closed 9/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Amadeus IT Group S.A., acquired Pyton Communication Services B.V.

synopsis: Amadeus has acquired Dutch travel technology company Pyton. Pyton is best known for three core products: Waverunner (web booking engine), Elsy Arres (low cost carrier distribution service) and Hydra (dynamic packaging tool).
buyer: Amadeus IT Group S.A. (BME:AMS:$5,993.12)
Amadeus provides the technology which keeps the travel sector moving - from initial search to making a booking, from pricing to ticketing, from managing reservations to managing check-in and departure processes. "
target: Pyton Communication Services B.V.
Pyton is a Dutch travel technology company best known for three core products: Waverunner (web booking engine), Elsy Arres (low cost carrier distribution service) and Hydra (dynamic packaging tool).
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closed 11/3/2016 via Market Wire

FareHarbor, acquired Activity Link Systems, LLC

synopsis: FareHarbor, a family-owned business serving tour and activity operators and concierge desks with the industry's ultimate online booking and reservation management platform, announced the acquisition of Activity Link Systems (ALS), a leading provider of software for the activity industry.
buyer: FareHarbor
FareHarbor is a family-owned business serving tour and activity operators and concierge desks with the industry's ultimate online booking and reservation management platform. They were founded in Hawaii and are headquartered in Denver, CO. "
target: Activity Link Systems, LLC
Activity Link Systems, LLC (ALS) was formed in 2000 with the mission to develop, deploy and support software solutions for the tourism and resort industries with the emphasis on applications for activity operators, activity desk/resellers and time shares.
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BirchStreet Systems Inc., acquired AccuBar

synopsis: BirchStreet Systems, the leading cloud based procure-to-pay technology provider for the hospitality industry, announced its acquisition of AccuBar, a leading cloud based, mobile enabled beverage inventory software solution provider.
buyer: BirchStreet Systems Inc.
As the recognized leader in the hospitality market, BirchStreet Systems, Inc. provides its cloud procure-to-pay platform to restaurants, casinos, country clubs, food service management, airports, stadiums and some of the world’s largest hotel companies. "
target: AccuBar
AccuBar helps hospitality operations track their liquor, beer and wine inventory. It is the most comprehensive bar inventory management system available. Their system has been used across the board in the industry, from small bars and nightclubs to the largest resorts, hotels and country clubs.
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closed 3/2/2009 via

The Active Network, Inc., acquired ReserveAmerica

synopsis: IAC and The Active Network, Inc., a leading provider of technology and marketing solutions for community service and participatory sports organizations, announced that they have entered into an agreement for Active to acquire leading campground reservation provider, ReserveAmerica, from IAC.
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
The Active Network, Inc., provides application services technology and marketing access to community service organizations, and is a leading online community for active lifestyles. The company's solutions help organizations improve customer service capabilities and increase revenues. "
target parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
target: ReserveAmerica
ReserveAmerica is the largest provider of campsite reservations in North America facilitating over 4 million transactions per year.
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$35
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closed 11/30/2007 via Company Press Release

Constellation Software, Inc., acquired Computrition, Inc.

synopsis: Constellation Software Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Computrition Inc. of Chatsworth, CA. The acquisition represents Constellation’s entry into the healthcare market with a leading foodservices software and services provider.
buyer: Constellation Software, Inc. (TSX:CSU:$3,624.00)
Constellation Software is an international provider of market leading software and services to a select number of industries, both in the public and private sectors. "
target: Computrition, Inc.
Computrition, Inc. provides innovative software solutions for the hospitality and healthcare industries. Computrition began in 1980 when Ellyn Luros-Elson, a registered dietitian, took the first steps to computerize nutritional analysis and food cost management functions.
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closed 12/20/2019 via BusinessWire

Flow Hospitality Training merged with MAPAL Software,

synopsis: MAPAL Software, a developer and supplier of workforce management, business analytics and back-of-house software for the hospitality sector, and Flow Hospitality Training, a learning management system for the hospitality sector, announced a combination to create a leading provider of technology solutions for the European hospitality sector.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: MAPAL Software
Founded in 2008 and based in Madrid, Spain, MAPAL Software is a developer and supplier of workforce management, business analytics and back-of-house software for the hospitality sector. "
target: Flow Hospitality Training
Founded in 2009 and based in Edinburgh, Scotland, Flow is a learning management system for the hospitality sector. Flow delivers a suite of online training modules to over 400,000 unique users through FlowZone Manager – its flagship management system.
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closed 2/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Ecolab, acquired Lobster Ink

synopsis: Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, has acquired Lobster Ink, a leading provider of end-to-end online customer training solutions.
buyer: Ecolab (ECL:$14,559.10)
Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services. Around the world businesses in foodservice, food processing, hospitality, healthcare, industrial, and oil and gas markets choose Ecolab products and services to keep their environment clean and safe. "
target: Lobster Ink
Lobster Ink is a company based in Geneva with core competencies in applied learning science, high-quality training content curation and the delivery of learning experiences through their SaaS platform to successfully meet the unique training needs of hospitality and foodservice companies.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$24
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 4/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Infor, acquired ReServe Interactive

synopsis: Infor, a global leader in business cloud software specialized by industry, announced the completed acquisition of Efficient Frontiers, Inc. dba ReServe Interactive. Headquartered in Livermore, Calif., ReServe Interactive is a leading provider of cloud-based sales and catering, restaurant reservations, and floor management software,
buyer parent: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: Infor
Infor builds business software for specific industries in the cloud, providing complete suites that are designed to support progress. With 16,500 employees and over 90,000 customers in more than 170 countries, Infor software is designed for progress. "
target: ReServe Interactive
Headquartered in Livermore, Calif., ReServe Interactive is a leading provider of cloud-based sales and catering, restaurant reservations, and floor management software that serves the restaurant, sports and entertainment, event center, golf and country club, and hotel markets in the U.S. and Canada.
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closed 10/10/2012 via Bloomberg

RSI International Systems, Inc., acquired Innformation Systems Inc.

synopsis: RSI International Systems Inc., is pleased to announce the acquisition of Innformation Systems Inc. Innformation Systems Inc, headquartered in Rochester, Minnesota, has been serving the hospitality industry for years with their software product 'Innfusion' that encompasses the sales/catering segment of this industry.
buyer: RSI International Systems, Inc. (RSY:$3.57)
RSI International Inc. is the developer of RoomKey - the only web-based Property Management System (PMS) that incorporates a fully integrated Online Reservation Booking engine and seamless real-time connectivity to the major Global Distribution and Internet Distribution Systems. "
target: Innformation Systems Inc.
Innformation Systems Inc. develops a software product, Innfusion, that encompasses the sales and catering segment of the hospitality industry. It includes a reliable property management system, online hotel reservation system, hospitality hosting services, hotel reader board services, and more.
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closed 12/13/2011 via PR Newswire

ezRez Software, Inc., acquired Topguest

synopsis: ezRez Software, Inc. announced that it has acquired Topguest, a San Francisco-based startup company providing loyalty and social network engagement products to travel companies. Topguest enables members of leading travel loyalty programs to earn reward points for geo-located check-ins via their mobile devices.
buyer: ezRez Software, Inc.
ezRez Software is a B2B SaaS provider that allows partners to sell travel products anywhere in the world. Its clients are large airlines, hotel companies, travel agencies and financial institutions seeking to increase revenue and customer satisfaction. "
target: Topguest
Topguest is a technology company that translates social media activity by loyalty program members into incremental engagement and transaction opportunities. The Topguest platform seamlessly connects client loyalty programs with top social media services.
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closed 10/5/2010 via PR Newswire

HomeAway, Inc., acquired Instant Software, Inc.

synopsis: HomeAway, Inc. – the world's leading online vacation rental marketplace – announced its acquisition of Instant Software, Inc. (ISI), the top vacation rental management software provider. With this acquisition, HomeAway® continues to expand its suite of product offerings for professional vacation rental managers.
buyer: HomeAway, Inc. (AWAY:$485.27)
HomeAway, Inc. is the worldwide leader for vacation rentals on the Internet. Each year, more than 50 million travelers visit the HomeAway global marketplace that comprises more than 130,000 vacation rental homes across 100 countries. "
target: Instant Software, Inc.
Instant Software, Inc. (ISI) is the world's leading provider of technology solutions for the Vacation Rental Management industry.
price ($mm)
$24
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closed 8/23/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Monaker Group, acquired IDS Technology

synopsis: Monaker Group, Inc., a technology leader in the travel and vacation rental markets, has acquired the assets of leading travel technology provider, IDS Technology to enhance its Monaker Booking Engine (MBE) and nexttrip.biz platform. IDS Technology is a software development company with nearly three decades of experience in the hospitality industry.
buyer: Monaker Group (OTCQB:MKGI:$0.45)
Monaker Group is a technology-driven travel company focused on innovating the alternative lodging rental market. The Monaker Booking Engine (MBE) provides access to more than 2.6 million instantly bookable vacation rental homes, villas, chalets, apartments, condos, resort residences, and castles. "
target: IDS Technology
IDS Technology is a software development company in the hospitality industry. Its cloud-based travel software solutions help distributors and suppliers increase their revenue and boost efficiency through automated mapping technology, API connectivity, and profit optimization tools.
price ($mm)
$5.50
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closed 12/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

Septeo Pole Immobilier, acquired MP Concept

synopsis: Septeo Pôle Immobilier (SPI), a leading real estate software provider in France, has acquired MP Concept, a company that develops cloud based vacation rental software. MP Concept was founded in 1994 and is based in Ollioules, France.
buyer parent: Septeo Group
buyer: Septeo Pole Immobilier
Septeo Pôle Immobilier (SPI) is a leading real estate software provider in France. They specialize in rental management, seasonal rentals and transaction software. Septeo Pôle Immobilier is a division of Septeo Group. "
target: MP Concept
MP CONCEPT develops cloud based vacation rental software. The company was founded in 1994 and is based in Ollioules, France.
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closed 6/17/2014 via BusinessWire

RealPage, Inc., acquired Kigo

synopsis: RealPage, Inc, a leading provider of on-demand property management software, announces the acquisition of Kigo, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) vacation rental booking and channel management system headquartered in Barcelona, Spain.
buyer: RealPage, Inc. (RP:$960.34)
RealPage, Inc. is a leading provider of comprehensive property management software solutions for the housing industries. Using its innovative SaaS platform, RealPage’s on-demand software enables easy system integration and streamlines online property management. "
target: Kigo
An innovative and dynamic startup, Kigo offers vacation rental software and channel manager solutions designed for the unique needs of vacation rental managers.
price ($mm)
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