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closed 2/14/2014 via BNC Analysis

Oxiem merged with Hafenbrack Marketing,

synopsis: Oxiem Brand Interactions and Hafenbrack Marketing & Public Relations have combined to form Upward Brand Interactions. The deal also includes Hafenbrack Marketing’s Genessa Health division. Hafenbrack Marketing & Public Relations is a full-service advertising, marketing and public relations firm. Oxiem is a national Web marketing agency and SEO.
buyer: Hafenbrack Marketing
Hafenbrack Marketing & Public Relations is a full-service advertising, marketing and public relations firm. Hafenbrack Marketing & Public Relations helps businesses achieve their marketing goals through clear communication and disciplined creativity. "
target: Oxiem
Oxiem is a national Web marketing agency and SEO company with expertise in the healthcare industry. It is an interactively inspired, integrated marketing agency that drives brand interactions to create client success.
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closed 7/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

Huntsworth PLC, acquired The Creative Engagement Group Limited

synopsis: Huntsworth has acquired The Creative Engagement Group (TCEG) from private equiry firm LDC. TCEG has a total of 260 staff across three event, experiential and digital marketing companies with an international blue-chip client base across a range of sectors, with a particular strength in healthcare.
buyer: Huntsworth PLC (LSE:HNT:$285.17)
Huntsworth is an international public relations and healthcare communications group operating from 57 principal offices in 27 countries. Huntsworth acquires, creates and develops specialist agencies that deliver marketing and communication services. "
target parent: Lloyds Banking Group
target: The Creative Engagement Group Limited
The Creative Engagement Group is a group of creative agencies focused on engaging audiences through the creation and delivery of live experiences, film, immersive and interactive content. They create a deeper engagement with audiences by delivering experiences and content that drive brand memory.
price ($mm)
$32
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
6.5x
closed 6/9/2016 via PR Web

Aroluxe LLC, acquired Intellio LLC

synopsis: Aroluxe announces that it has acquired all the assets of Intell.io, a creative digital agency based in Nashville, TN. With a focus on healthcare and SaaS products, Intell.io has grown an impressive roster of medical clients and services.
buyer: Aroluxe LLC
Aroluxe is an integrated marketing agency located in Nashville, TN. Aroluxe creates world-class brands, strategic campaign development and execution, produces creative content and commercials, social media, digital advertising, and manages supporting services for its clients. "
target: Intellio LLC
Intell.io is a digital creative advertising agency located in Nashville, TN. With a focus on healthcare and SaaS products, Intell.io has grown an impressive roster of medical clients and services.
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closed 7/30/2015 via PR Newswire

Wunderman, acquired ABS Creative

synopsis: Wunderman Health has taken a majority stake in ABS Creative, a full-service agency that combines data, medical expertise, creativity, technology and tactical intelligence to develop impactful communication strategies and campaigns for clients in the healthcare industry.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Wunderman
Wunderman offers Brand Experience, Consumer Engagement, Data & Insights and World Health marketing solutions. Powered by complex analytics and strategic insight, creative content engages the consumer as participant, creator and champion in always-on conversations to propel their clients’ growth. "
target: ABS Creative
What started out as a web agency in 1999 has grown to become a full-service organization that mixes medical expertise, creativity, technology and tactical intelligence to spark up the impact of healthcare and wellness communication strategies and tactics.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$3
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EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 10/30/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness, acquired Heartbeat Ideas

synopsis: Publicis Groupe announced that Heartbeat Ideas, one of the largest and most highly regarded digital agencies in the healthcare communications space, has joined the Saatchi & Saatchi Health entities in the U.S. to form a wholly new market player with unmatched strength and depth.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness
Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness is a fully integrated wellness agency. The agency provides a full-range of marketing solutions including advertising, digital, direct promotion and social marketing strategies. Saatchi & Saatchi Health Communications and Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness operate as one entity. "
target: Heartbeat Ideas
Heartbeat Ideas is a pure interactive agency, built from the ground up to help clients prosper in the digital age. They design distinctive brand assets and websites that engages their clients' core constituents and trigger viral media, track blogs and construct eCRM programs.
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announced 9/18/2019 via PR Newswire

SITO Mobile Ltd., will acquire MediaJel

synopsis: SITO Mobile, a leading mobile data technology company that provides brands customized, data-driven solutions spanning strategic insights and media campaign delivery services, will acquire MediaJel, a leading provider of advertising and marketing solutions for the cannabis industry built with proprietary technology and driven by data.
buyer: SITO Mobile Ltd. (SITO:$42.50)
SITO is a leading mobile data technology company that provides brands customized, data-driven solutions spanning strategic insights and media campaign delivery services. Brands rely on SITO for real-time understanding of customer experience, providing increased clarity for better business decisions."
target: MediaJel
MediaJel provides advertising and marketing solutions for the cannabis industry built with proprietary technology and driven by data. Its team has vast experience from the food and beverage and consumer packaged goods industries matched with deep heritage in cannabis, hemp and ancillary space.
price ($mm)
$17
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closed 7/11/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Kush Bottles, acquired Zack Darling Creative Associates

synopsis: Kush Bottles, Inc., a leading provider of packaging, supplies, vaporizers, hydrocarbon gases, solvents, accessories and branding solutions for the regulated cannabis industry, announced it has acquired Zack Darling Creative Associates, a full-spectrum digital creative agency, founded in 2009 and based in Santa Rosa, California.
buyer: Kush Bottles (OTCPK:KSHB:$40.75)
Kush Bottles, Inc. is a leading provider of packaging, supplies, vaporizers, hydrocarbon gases, solvents, accessories and branding solutions for the regulated cannabis industry. "
target: Zack Darling Creative Associates
Zack Darling Creative Associates is a full-spectrum digital creative agency, founded in 2009 and based in Santa Rosa, California. It serves both traditional industry accounts as well as cannabis companies and currently works with clients across the U.S., Canada and Europe.
price ($mm)
$3.34
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closed 10/3/2018 via PE Hub

Optima Healthcare Solutions, acquired Vantage Clinical Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Optima Healthcare Solutions, a portfolio company of Alpine Investors, has acquired Bend, Oregon-based Vantage Clinical Solutions Inc, a provider of revenue cycle management and digital marketing services for physical therapy practices.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Optima Healthcare Solutions
Optima Healthcare Solutions provides cloud-based solutions for post-acute care providers, including contract therapy companies, skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, outpatient therapy clinics and hospices. "
target: Vantage Clinical Solutions, Inc.
Vantage Clinical Solutions is a nationwide revenue cycle, digital marketing and consulting firm dedicated to the mission of improving healthcare through entrepreneurship. The company has provided solutions to the outpatient physical therapy market under its brands: VantageRCM and BuildPT.
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closed 11/15/2017 via BusinessWire

MB Growth Advisors, acquired NKP Medical Marketing

synopsis: MB Growth Advisors, Inc. is pleased to announce that one of its affiliates has acquired NKP Medical Marketing, Inc. NKP Medical Marketing is a leading digital marketing and search engine optimization company primarily serving specialty medical practices including plastic and cosmetic surgeons, medical spas, dermatologists and dentists.
buyer: MB Growth Advisors
MB Growth Advisors is a southern California-based investment and advisory company. It partners with private investors to purchase and grow outstanding businesses across a variety of industries. "
target: NKP Medical Marketing
NKP Medical Marketing is a leading digital marketing and search engine optimization company primarily serving specialty medical practices including plastic and cosmetic surgeons, medical spas, dermatologists and dentists. NKP designs websites and other digital marketing assets.
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closed 11/7/2016 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired Marketeching Solutions, LLC

synopsis: W2O Group, a network of complementary digital, marketing and communications firms, announced the acquisition of Marketeching Solutions, LLC, a leading research and social listening consultancy focused in healthcare and life sciences.
buyer: W2O Group
W2O Group is an independent network of complementary marketing, communications, research and development firms focused on integrated business solutions to drive change and growth through "pragmatic disruption" for the world's leading brands and organizations. "
target: Marketeching Solutions, LLC
Marketeching Solutions, LLC is a leading digital marketing firm with a social platform to provide immediate and authentic consumer and professional insights focused in healthcare and life sciences. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in New Hope, PA.
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closed 3/24/2016 via PR Newswire

Sudler & Hennessey, acquired Viscira, LLC

synopsis: Sudler & Hennessey Group, a global healthcare communications network, announced the acquisition of Viscira, a leader in digital marketing and cutting-edge media in the healthcare space. Viscira develops visually-stunning, interactive solutions that provide unique, differentiated, and compelling communication delivery for the life sciences industry.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Sudler & Hennessey
Sudler & Hennessey is a leading healthcare communications firm that develops strategic promotional and educational programs for a wide spectrum of healthcare brands. S&H creates advertising, direct marketing, and sales promotion programs for prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications. "
target: Viscira, LLC
Viscira is dedicated to the design and development of new-media communication solutions and interactive software applications for the life-sciences industry. They provide a suite of programs that integrate best-in-class technology to deliver engaging and memorable content via electronic channels.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$17
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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announced 5/29/2019 via PR Newswire

Regent Pacific Group Limited, will acquire Yooya

synopsis: Regent Pacific Group, a specialist healthcare, wellness and life sciences investment group, has signed a non-legally binding offer letter to acquire Entertainment Direct Asia ("Yooya"). Yooya is a content-driven e-commerce platform that is the first to focus on cannabidiol (CBD) infused products designed to awaken the body's natural healing system.
buyer: Regent Pacific Group Limited (SEHK:575:$6.25)
Regent Pacific is a diversified investment group based in Hong Kong currently holding various corporate and strategic investments focusing on the healthcare, wellness and life sciences sectors. "
target parent: DFR Asia
target: Yooya
Yooya is a content-driven e-commerce platform that is reshaping the way that brands connect with Chinese consumers. Yooya is the first to focus on cannabidiol (CBD) infused products, which are designed to awaken the body's natural healing system and promote better health and sleep.
price ($mm)
$15
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announced 3/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

EVITRADE Health Systems Corporation, will acquire Artillery Labs

synopsis: EVITRADE Health Systems Corporation, a provider of automated online services for common health problems, will acquire Artillery labs, a Vancouver based internet marketing company that markets natural health products with a focus on full-body health solutions. Artillery labs specializes in email marketing, insights, affiliate marketing, and more.
buyer: EVITRADE Health Systems Corporation (:$0.00)
EVITRADE Health Systems Corp. provides automated online services for common health problems. The company offers an extensive platform for physiologically interactive computing supporting therapeutic-diagnostic devices, expert systems, and recommender applications for personal health management. "
target: Artillery Labs
Artillery labs is a Vancouver based internet marketing company that markets natural health products with a focus on full-body health solutions. The company specializes in email marketing, marketing automation, insights, lead generation, pay-per-click advertising and affiliate marketing.
price ($mm)
$2.29
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closed 11/12/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Havas Health, acquired Symbiotix

synopsis: The Havas Group announced the acquisition of Symbiotix, a specialized medical communications and marketing agency that works to leverage science through distinctive programming aimed at healthcare professionals. Symbiotix, will be integrated into the Havas Health Network, a company that houses Havas Life, Health4Brands and Havas Lynx.
buyer parent: Bolloré
buyer: Havas Health
Havas Health houses Havas Life (formerly Euro RSCG Life), Health4Brands (H4B) and Havas Lynx, three wholly owned health and wellness communication networks, and defines policies and processes for the global group. "
target: Symbiotix
Symbiotix has quickly gained a reputation for scientifically rigorous, fair-balanced approaches to both marketing and education strategies. Their well-qualified clinical staff works with clients and healthcare professionals to provide expert insight and resources for a breadth of therapeutic areas.
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closed 2/2/2012 via BusinessWire

ThinkPets. Inc merged with Vetstreet,

synopsis: Vetstreet, Inc., a leading provider of a turnkey marketing, communications, and educational platform to the veterinary industry, announced it has merged with ThinkPets, Inc., a leading provider of print and digital pet owner reminders and education and the publisher of HealthyPet Magazine®.
buyer parent: VCA Antech Inc.
buyer: Vetstreet
Vetstreet is a provider of online communications, professional education and marketing solutions to the veterinary community. Vetstreet offers a highly differentiated suite of products and services, including VetInsite and Vetstreet Pro. "
target parent: Zoasis Corporation
target: ThinkPets. Inc
ThinkPets, Inc. is a leading provider of print and digital pet owner reminders and education and the publisher of HealthyPet Magazine®. ThinkPets also provides easy-to-understand reports that allow veterinarians to analyze key practice parameters.
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announced 9/30/2019 via PR Newswire

WebMD Corporation, will acquire Aptus Health

synopsis: WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands company and the leader in health information services, will acquire Aptus Health. Aptus Health offers health and life sciences companies a truly connected approach to engaging healthcare professionals, consumers and other stakeholders through an array of high-value digital information channels and services.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: WebMD Corporation (WBMD:$700.55)
WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands Company, is the leading provider of health information services, serving patients, physicians, health care professionals, employers, and health plans through our public and private online portals, mobile platforms, and health-focused publications. "
target parent: Merck & Co., Inc.
target: Aptus Health
Aptus Health offers health and life sciences companies a truly connected approach to engaging healthcare professionals, consumers and other stakeholders through an array of high-value digital information channels and services.
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closed 8/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Advice Media, LLC, acquired docero

synopsis: Advice Media, a leading tech-enabled digital media company that manages the online footprint of private medical and dental practices, has acquired docero, the first physician-owned healthcare marketing agency in the nation. docero offers a wide range of marketing solutions designed specifically for healthcare enterprises and private practices,
buyer: Advice Media, LLC
Since 1998, Advice Media has provided healthcare professionals with comprehensive digital marketing services to help them expand their practices and attract new patients. "
target: docero
In operation since 2015, docero offers a wide range of marketing solutions designed specifically for healthcare enterprises and private practices, including website design, search engine optimization, search engine marketing, social media marketing, and more.
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closed 7/17/2019 via PR Newswire

Legato Healthcare Marketing, Inc., acquired Fresh Digital Marketing

synopsis: Legato Healthcare Marketing, a marketing agency that provides specialized marketing solutions to healthcare environments, acquired Fresh Digital Marketing, a digital agency nationally renowned for healthcare patient acquisition and engagement, and lead generation in various business-to-business industries.
buyer parent: VSS Medical Technologies
buyer: Legato Healthcare Marketing, Inc.
Legato Healthcare Marketing is a healthcare marketing agency. Legato provides specialized marketing solutions to healthcare environments including, rural health, specialty clinics, medical equipment companies, and healthcare solutions companies. "
target: Fresh Digital Marketing
Fresh Digital Marketing is a digital agency renowned for healthcare patient acquisition and engagement, and lead generation in various business-to-business industries. They focus on measurable and efficient marketing strategies to empower clients to become more organized and knowledgeable.
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closed 10/5/2018 via BusinessWire

H.I.G. Growth Partners, acquired Eruptr

synopsis: H.I.G. Growth Partners, the dedicated growth capital investment affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Eruptr, a rapidly growing provider of ROI-focused digital marketing patient engagement and customer acquisition solutions for hospitals and healthcare systems.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: H.I.G. Growth Partners
HIG Growth Partners is the dedicated growth capital investment affiliate of HIG Capital. They consider investments across all industries, but focus on certain sectors such as technology, internet and media, healthcare, consumer products and technology-enabled financial and business services. "
target: Eruptr
Eruptr offers a full suite of digital marketing and patient engagement solutions, including Search Engine Marketing, Search Engine Optimization and Social Media Marketing. Eruptr maintains direct customer relationships with blue chip health care providers.
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closed 9/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

UDG Healthcare plc, acquired MicroMass Communications, Inc.

synopsis: UDG Healthcare, an international healthcare services provider, announced the acquisition of MicroMass Communications, a U.S.-based healthcare communications agency specializing in behavioural change.
buyer: UDG Healthcare plc (LSE:UDG:$1,298.52)
UDG Healthcare plc is a leading international partner of choice delivering clinical, commercial, communication and packaging services to the healthcare industry, employing 8,000 with operations in 23 countries and delivering services in over 50 countries. "
target parent: Periscope Equity
target: MicroMass Communications, Inc.
MicroMass Communications is a healthcare marketing agency specializing in digital, relationship marketing, and non-personal promotion. Their unique expertise in human health behavior allows them to create highly effective solutions for patients and health care providers.
price ($mm)
$64
rev ($mm)
$23
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/14/2014 via BNC Analysis

Oxiem merged with Hafenbrack Marketing,

synopsis: Oxiem Brand Interactions and Hafenbrack Marketing & Public Relations have combined to form Upward Brand Interactions. The deal also includes Hafenbrack Marketing’s Genessa Health division. Hafenbrack Marketing & Public Relations is a full-service advertising, marketing and public relations firm. Oxiem is a national Web marketing agency and SEO.
buyer: Hafenbrack Marketing
Hafenbrack Marketing & Public Relations is a full-service advertising, marketing and public relations firm. Hafenbrack Marketing & Public Relations helps businesses achieve their marketing goals through clear communication and disciplined creativity. "
target: Oxiem
Oxiem is a national Web marketing agency and SEO company with expertise in the healthcare industry. It is an interactively inspired, integrated marketing agency that drives brand interactions to create client success.
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announced 2/7/2018 via Company Press Release

Upward Brand Interactions, will acquire Graphica, LLC

synopsis: Upward Brand Interactions, a fully-integrated interactive marketing agency, has agreed to acquire Graphica, a nationally renowned brand design firm with a reputation for delivering world-class brand identity and design. Graphica has an impressive portfolio of brand and design work with experience in consumer, healthcare/medical and B2B industries.
buyer: Upward Brand Interactions
Upward Brand Interactions is a fully-integrated interactive marketing agency group that helps brands thrive in traditional and digital environments. Upward services include brand communication, interactive, search marketing and content marketing. "
target: Graphica, LLC
Graphica is a nationally renowned brand design firm with a reputation for delivering world-class brand identity and design. Graphica has an impressive portfolio of brand and design work with experience in consumer, healthcare/medical and B2B industries.
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closed 2/14/2014 via BNC Analysis

Oxiem merged with Hafenbrack Marketing,

synopsis: Oxiem Brand Interactions and Hafenbrack Marketing & Public Relations have combined to form Upward Brand Interactions. The deal also includes Hafenbrack Marketing’s Genessa Health division. Hafenbrack Marketing & Public Relations is a full-service advertising, marketing and public relations firm. Oxiem is a national Web marketing agency and SEO.
buyer: Hafenbrack Marketing
Hafenbrack Marketing & Public Relations is a full-service advertising, marketing and public relations firm. Hafenbrack Marketing & Public Relations helps businesses achieve their marketing goals through clear communication and disciplined creativity. "
target: Oxiem
Oxiem is a national Web marketing agency and SEO company with expertise in the healthcare industry. It is an interactively inspired, integrated marketing agency that drives brand interactions to create client success.
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closed 1/22/2020 via PR Web

Vectra Digital, acquired iPartnerMedia, Inc.

synopsis: Vectra Digital, a high-tech, full-service marketing and intelligent web design agency, has acquired iPartnerMedia, Inc. (iPM), a digital marketing firm and public relations agency. iPM delivers web design, SEO, digital marketing, print marketing, and public relations solutions to small and medium sized businesses across North America.
buyer parent: Ignite Partners
buyer: Vectra Digital
Vectra Digital is a high-tech, full-service marketing and intelligent web design agency. Vectra Digital uses Ada, a proprietary artificial intelligence platform created to launch their clients marketing into explosive growth with digital campaigns that are being continually optimized. "
target: iPartnerMedia, Inc.
iPartnerMedia (iPM) is a creative agency that delivers web design, search engine optimization, digital marketing, print marketing, and public relations solutions to small and medium sized businesses across the United States and Canada.
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closed 1/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Modi Marketing LLC merged with KWSM Digital,

synopsis: KWSM, a full-service digital marketing agency with offices in Orange County, CA, Atlanta, GA, and Las Vegas, NV is merging with Modi Marketing, a marketing agency based in San Diego, CA. Modi Marketing provides small to mid-sized companies with marketing strategies and ongoing support designed to generate leads and grow revenue.
buyer: KWSM Digital
KWSM is based in Orange County, CA, with offices in Atlanta, GA and Las Vegas, NV. KWSM is a full-service digital agency with services including social media management, digital advertising, influencer marketing, video production, website design & development, and search engine optimization. "
target: Modi Marketing LLC
Modi Marketing is a marketing agency based in San Diego, CA. The agency provides small to mid-sized companies with marketing strategies and ongoing support designed to generate leads and grow revenue. Modi has served local clients under the leadership of Owner Krystina Feucht.
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closed 1/8/2020 via PR Newswire

GMLV, acquired The Byne Group, Inc.

synopsis: GMLV, a Newark, NJ/NY area based integrated marketing communications agency, announced that it has merged with The Byne Group, an award-winning strategic branding and integrated marketing agency. TBG has helped clients grow their brand through creative guidance, design, collaboration, and strategic thinking for over twenty years.
buyer: GMLV
GMLV is a full-service integrated marketing and communications company serving national and regional clients with award-winning work in brand-identity, creative and marketing services, media planning and buying, digital and public relations. "
target: The Byne Group, Inc.
The Byne Group (TBG) is an award-winning strategic branding and integrated marketing agency. TBG has helped clients grow their brand through creative guidance, design, collaboration, and strategic thinking for over twenty years.
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closed 1/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Fitzco, acquired Fitzco

synopsis: Dave Fitzgerald, founder and chairman of Fitzco, has acquired the company back from Interpublic Group of Companies, a global provider of marketing solutions. Fitzco is a full-service agency with combined capabilities across advertising, strategic planning, media, digital, creative technology, performance marketing and design.
buyer: Fitzco
Fitzco is a full-service marketing agency that helps brands find their unique place in culture. Fitzco's capabilities include advertising, strategic planning, media, digital, creative technology, performance marketing and design. The agency has helped brands such as Coka-Cola, MGM Resorts, and more."
target parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
target: Fitzco
Fitzco is a full-service marketing agency that helps brands find their unique place in culture. Fitzco's capabilities include advertising, strategic planning, media, digital, creative technology, performance marketing and design. The agency has helped brands such as Coka-Cola, MGM Resorts, and more.
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closed 1/8/2020 via PR Newswire

Brodeur Partners, acquired TechTHiNQ

synopsis: Brodeur Partners, a global strategic communications company, announced that it has acquired TechTHiNQ, a marketing and public relations agency headquartered in Phoenix. The combined entity will offer clients the resources of a leading integrated agency with specialized talent and capabilities in technology, aerospace and health care.
buyer: Brodeur Partners
Brodeur Partners is a strategic communications company that helps organizations become and remain relevant in a complicated world. Headquartered in Boston, the company has five U.S. offices and operates in 33 countries globally. "
target: TechTHiNQ
TechTHiNQ was founded in 2010 by principal Linda Capcara and quickly established itself as a content marketing and public relations agency for technology leaders. TechTHiNQ has brought its "Tech IQ" to InfoTech, HealthTech and CleanTech companies by blending social media with content marketing.
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closed 1/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Marketing Network Limited, acquired Valda Boardman Public Relations Limited

synopsis: Marketing Network Group has acquired a majority stake in Valda Boardman PR (VBPR), the public relations consultancy headed by Valda Boardman. Valda Boardman founded VBPR in 2005, to provide consumer and corporate PR services to Irish businesses, International brands, and government agencies, with an emphasis on food, drink and lifestyle brands.
buyer: Marketing Network Limited
Marketing Network is an independent full-service agency. They build relationships with clients that last. Their philosophy of ‘True integration’ delivers top-class strategic thinking and creative execution to some of the most successful brands in Ireland. "
target: Valda Boardman Public Relations Limited
Valda Boardman PR (VBPR) is the public relations consultancy headed by Valda Boardman. Valda Boardman founded VBPR in 2005, to provide consumer and corporate PR services to Irish businesses, International brands, and government agencies, with an emphasis on food, drink and lifestyle brands.
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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

TOH PR merged with PRCO Group,

synopsis: PRCO, one of the world’s largest privately-owned communications firm, announced that TOH has joined the Group. TOH PR is an award-winning consumer communications agency based in Dubai that operates across the Middle East. They specialize in Public relations, Media relations, Social media, Digital marketing, and Communication.
buyer: PRCO Group
Headquartered in the UK, PRCO Group is a global communications group and one of the world's largest privately-owned communications firms specializing in the travel, real estate and luxury lifestyle sectors, with eight offices worldwide. "
target: TOH PR
TOH PR is an award-winning consumer communications agency based in Dubai that operates across the Middle East. They specialize in Public relations, Media relations, Social media, Digital marketing, and Communication.
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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Inc & Co, acquired Brass Agency

synopsis: Inc & Co, a collective group of marketing agencies in the UK, has acquired Brass Agency, a full-service marketing agency in the UK. Brass helps their clients design and deliver just the right experience for their brand. Brass has diverse experience across digital, shopper, media, PR, insight, advertising, mobile, branding, search and content.
buyer: Inc & Co
Inc & Co is a collective group of marketing agencies in the UK. Inc & Co is redefining the landscape by bringing agencies into a creative collective that empowers them to deliver a dynamic portfolio of services to clients. "
target: Brass Agency
Brass is an independent full-service marketing agency in the UK. Brass helps their clients design and deliver just the right experience for their brand. Brass has diverse experience across digital, shopper, media, PR, insight, advertising, mobile, branding, search and content.
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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Builtvisible Ltd, acquired Builtvisible Ltd

synopsis: Geoff Griffiths, Builtvisible's managing director, has acquired the company from Richard Baxter, the founder of Builtvisible. Builtvisible is an organic digital marketing agency in the UK. Builtvisible offers services for SEO, digital PR, content, analytics, training, and technical consultancy.
buyer: Builtvisible Ltd
Builtvisible is an organic digital marketing agency in the UK. Builtvisible delivers measurable impact on the organic digital performance of brands in highly competitive verticals. Their services include SEO, digital PR, content, analytics, training, and technical consultancy. "
target: Builtvisible Ltd
Builtvisible is an organic digital marketing agency in the UK. Builtvisible delivers measurable impact on the organic digital performance of brands in highly competitive verticals. Their services include SEO, digital PR, content, analytics, training, and technical consultancy.
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closed 12/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

Story Worldwide LLC, acquired VonShine Industries

synopsis: Story Worldwide, a digital-first, content-focused advertising agency, has acquired VonShine Industries, a community focused, digital media agency. VonShine helps brands shape consumer conversation and the consumer-driven brand building process. VonShine provides services for social media, influencer marketing, digital PR, and more.
buyer parent: Next 15
buyer: Story Worldwide LLC
Story Worldwide is a digital-first, content-focused advertising agency. Story uses established storytelling techniques and talent to solve advertising and communication challenges. The agency focuses on creating engaging content that people want to share. "
target: VonShine Industries
VonShine Industries is a community focused, digital media agency. VonShine helps brands shape consumer conversation and the consumer-driven brand building process. VonShine provides services for social media, influencer marketing, digital PR, celebrity endorsement, product placement, and more.
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closed 11/20/2019 via Company Press Release

ZPB Associates, acquired Journalista

synopsis: ZPB Associates announces the acquisition of PR specialists Journalista to further establish ZPB as the most connected insight-led independent health communications consultancy in the UK. Journalista has the right insight to create powerful communications strategies that deliver swift and measurable results.
buyer: ZPB Associates
ZPB Associates is a healthcare strategy and communications firm. ZPB Associates work in healthcare and healthcare alone. They advise, position and steer organisations through the complexities of the UK health and care system. "
target: Journalista
UK-based Journalista, a values led specialist PR agency, makes complex issues clear for their clients. Journalista has the right insight to create powerful communications strategies that deliver swift and measurable results.
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closed 11/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Connective3 Ltd, acquired Silverthorn

synopsis: Performance marketing agency connective3 has acquired London PR firm Silverthorn. Silverthorn was launched by Laura Crimmons, who previously worked at search agency Branded3. Silverthorn is a Digital PR agency that fuses data with creativity to deliver campaigns that gives measurable results.
buyer: Connective3 Ltd
Connective3 is a digital performance agency with specialisms in SEO, content marketing, PPC, display & CRO. All underpinned by data & insights. "
target: Silverthorn
Silverthorn was founded in 2018 by Laura Crimmons, who has been working in PR alongside SEO pretty much since its inception. Silverthorn is a Digital PR agency that fuses data with creativity to deliver campaigns that gives measurable results.
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closed 11/13/2019 via Company Press Release

Farner Consulting AG, acquired Rod Kommunikation AG

synopsis: Farner, Switzerland’s leading agency for communications consultancy, has acquired Rod Kommunikation, an independent communications agency in Switzerland. Rod helps their clients to drive business, build loyal communities and reshape mindsets towards a brand. Rod specializes in public affairs, content, publicity, and more.
buyer: Farner Consulting AG
Farner is Switzerland’s leading agency for communications consultancy. It offers a comprehensive array of services, covering all aspects of public relations and public affairs – from content creation, research & analytics, digital and change communications through to advertising and events. "
target: Rod Kommunikation AG
Rod Kommunikation is an independent communications agency in Switzerland. Rod helps their clients to drive business, build loyal communities and reshape mindsets towards a brand. Rod specializes in public affairs, content, publicity, and more.
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closed 10/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

The Motion Agency, acquired Remedy Chicago

synopsis: Motion, a leading integrated marketing agency headquartered in Chicago, announced its acquisition of Remedy, a branding and design consultancy focused on health, wellness, and social change. Motion’s expertise is anchored in four key practice areas: strategy, creative, content and public relations.
buyer: The Motion Agency
Motion is a leading integrated marketing agency headquartered in Chicago. Motion’s expertise is anchored in four key practice areas: strategy, creative, content and public relations. "
target: Remedy Chicago
Remedy is a branding and design consultancy focused on health, wellness, and social change. They work with global leaders, technology innovators and vanguard non-profits to redefine how people think about and experience health.
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closed 10/3/2019 via Company Press Release

Lieberman Research Worldwide, Inc., acquired Karma Agency

synopsis: LRW Group, an analytics-powered marketing services company and a portfolio company of Tailwind Capital, announced the acquisition of Karma Agency, a strategic communications firm that specializes in brand management, marketing and public relations.
buyer parent: Tailwind Capital Partners
buyer: Lieberman Research Worldwide, Inc.
Lieberman Research Worldwide (LRW) is a global collaboration of data-driven companies. Their abilities to translate human understanding and data analytics into business success has uncovered real growth levers in strategy, innovation, branding, communication, and experiences for top global brands. "
target: Karma Agency
Founded in 1999 with roots in public relations, Karma Agency is a full-service, category-diverse communications firm specializing in brand strategy and digital communications, as well as advertising, design, reputation management, issues and crisis communications, and earned and social media.
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announced 10/1/2019 via PR Newswire

Blume Media Group Inc., will acquire Agency ETA

synopsis: Blume Media Group Inc., a leader in content creation, live streaming and digital media, will acquire Agency ETA, a full service advertising and marketing agency. Agency ETA creates high-quality, award-winning campaigns that produce measurable results for their clients.
buyer: Blume Media Group Inc.
Blume is a leader in content creation, live streaming and digital media. Blume helps content creators, sports leagues, concert promoters, broadcasters, OTTs, and distributors to create, engage, transform, localize, and distribute content to audiences around the world. "
target: Agency ETA
Agency ETA is a full service advertising and marketing agency. Agency ETA creates high-quality, award-winning campaigns that produce measurable results for their clients. Agency ETA has expertise in brand development, social media, public relations, event marketing, and more.
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closed 9/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Bully Pulpit Interactive, acquired Aperture Strategies

synopsis: Bully Pulpit Interactive has purchased Aperture Strategies, the public affairs firm owned by veteran political operative Scott Mulhauser. Aperture Strategies works with corporations, coalitions, nonprofits, trade associations and elected officials to navigate public affairs, policy and management challenges.
buyer: Bully Pulpit Interactive
Bully Pulpit Interactive (BPI) is a modern communications agency that builds believers for brands, causes and candidates. Born in politics and founded by leaders of the Obama campaign, BPI applies unique expertise from to create sophisticated and customized strategies for companies and candidates. "
target: Aperture Strategies
Aperture Strategies is a strategic advisory and communications firm working with corporations, coalitions, nonprofits, trade associations and elected officials to navigate public affairs, policy and management challenges and advise them on developments in Washington and across the globe.
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closed 9/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Broadhead, acquired Kohnstamm Communications

synopsis: broadhead, a full service, independent marketing agency, has acquired Kohnstamm Communications, a leading food public relations agency. Known nationally for launching and marketing dozens of iconic better-for-you brands, Kohnstamm and its team will transition into broadhead while remaining a boutique, consumer food-focused brand in the market.
buyer: Broadhead
With more than 100 employees, broadhead is the largest full-service, independent marketing agency in Minnesota, representing a diverse set of Fortune 500 clients, including Boehringer Ingelheim, Bridgestone Firestone, Cargill, CHS, and The Mosaic Company. "
target: Kohnstamm Communications
Kohnstamm Communications is a full-service PR agency with a robust array of competencies including PR and brand strategy, influencer marketing, social media management, crisis and issues management, partnership and experiential marketing development, and media relations.
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announced 8/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Serious PR Ltd will be merged with Beattie Communications Group Ltd.,

synopsis: Serious PR, the UK-based full-service public relations and marketing consultancy, is to merge with Beattie, one of the UK's largest integrated communications agencies. The merger will create Beattie Ireland and the agency will provide integrated communications services to Ireland with the opening of an office in Dublin.
buyer: Beattie Communications Group Ltd.
Beattie is the UK’s No 1 integrated communications agency, competing with digital, social, creative, advertising and PR shops. They de-stress the lives of clients by demystifying communications to make it simple, deciphering strategy to make it transformational and debunking delivery to boost ROI. "
target: Serious PR Ltd
Serious PR is a UK-based full-service public relations and marketing consultancy. It was established as a traditional Corporate PR agency but has evolved into an integrated creative communications agency that delivers outstanding PR, Digital and Brand programs throughout the UK and Ireland.
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announced 8/23/2019 via BusinessWire

Legacy Acquisition Corp., will acquire Blue Impact

synopsis: Legacy Acquisition, a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company, will acquire Blue Impact, a group that's composed of Vision 7, Canada’s marketing communications platform, We Are Social, UK’s creative agency, Fuseproject, a product design agency, Metta, China’s marketing agency, and Madhouse, China's paid media and performance platform.
buyer: Legacy Acquisition Corp. (LGC:$0.00)
Legacy is a publicly-traded Special Purpose Acquisition Company. It was formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, recapitalization, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more target businesses. "
target parent: BlueFocus Communication Group
target: Blue Impact
Blue Impact is a communication services group. It is composed of Vision 7, Canada’s marketing communications platform, We Are Social, UK’s creative agency, Fuseproject, a product design agency, Metta, China’s marketing agency, and Madhouse, Shanghai’s paid media and performance platform.
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$353 [$393]
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Net Income ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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