Like FreeWheel

closed 3/6/2014 via BNC Analysis

Comcast Corporation, acquired FreeWheel

synopsis: Comcast Corp. has acquired FreeWheel Media Inc. FreeWheel helps media companies deliver ads in Web video. The company’s technology, which is used by traditional TV networks’ websites and online-only outlets, ensures that ads are seen by viewers they are aimed at.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$104,254.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. "
target: FreeWheel
FreeWheel offers the most formidable system for digital video ad management and monetization. FreeWheel’s solution set arms content owners and distributors with the tools and services they need to make the most money possible from video content.
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closed 9/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

DanAds, acquired Backbone Consulting AB

synopsis: DanAds, a leading provider of digital advertising self-service platforms in Sweden, has acquired Backbone Consulting, a Swedish developer of CRM/order management systems for the media industry. Backbone's main product, Backbone4Media, allows media sales organizations to get more precision in their sales and improve their sales margins.
buyer: DanAds
Founded in 2013, DanAds is a leading provider of digital advertising self-service platforms in Sweden. Their platforms features ad forecasting, one-to-one direct programmatic, targeting options and ad-tools for publishers and advertisers. "
target: Backbone Consulting AB
Backbone Consulting is a Swedish developer of CRM/order management systems for the media industry. Their main product, Backbone4Media, is an end-to-end solution for media sales organizations. Backbone4Media allows organizations to get more precision in their sales and improve their sales margins.
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closed 5/10/2018 via BusinessWire

Amobee, Inc., acquired Videology, Inc.

synopsis: Singtel subsidiary Amobee, a global digital marketing technology company serving brands and agencies, announced it has completed the acquisition of assets from Videology—a leading software provider for advanced TV and video advertising.
buyer parent: Temasek Holdings
buyer: Amobee, Inc.
Amobee is a global marketing technology company that provides innovative data driven cross channel digital advertising solutions for the world’s leading agencies and brands, including Lexus, Kellogg’s, and Airbnb. "
target: Videology, Inc.
Videology is a leading software provider for converged TV and video advertising. By simplifying big data, they empower marketers and media companies to make smarter advertising decisions to fully harness the value of their audience across screens.
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closed 11/15/2017 via Company Press Release

Next14, acquired Zodiak Advertising

synopsis: Next14, an Italian industrial holding company, has acquired Zodiak Advertising from the De Agostini Group, a family-owned private group that is active in 4 business areas. Zodiak Advertising is an ad-tech company in Italy. It offers publishers and advertising dealers an integrated platform that helps them optimize their monetization systems.
buyer: Next14
Next14 is an Italian industrial holding company that aims to build the first independent network of leading companies in the data-driven advertising and data-driven content marketing realm. Each business controlled by Next14 is a fully independent legal entity. "
target parent: The De Agostini Group
target: Zodiak Advertising
Zodiak Advertising is one of the leading ad-tech companies in the South-European market. It offers publishers and advertising dealers an integrated platform that helps them optimize their display, mobile, and video advertising monetization systems.
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closed 7/19/2017 via PR Newswire

Algomizer, acquired Linkury Ltd.

synopsis: Algomizer, a public company traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange and specializing in the online marketing field, signed an agreement and completed the acquisition of Linkury Ltd., provider of software monetization solutions.
buyer: Algomizer (TASE:ALMO:$0.21)
Algomizer is an Internet Technology company that specializes in developing online marketing tools for SMB's. Their expert team of developers, analysts and online advertising experts develop innovative algorithmic tools for online advertising campaigns. "
target: Linkury Ltd.
Linkury supplies monetization solutions for software applications and content publishers across web, mobile and desktop. It delivers both B2C products using various user acquisition techniques and B2B platform services in the form of customized monetization tools.
price ($mm)
$11
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$20
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closed 5/9/2016 via BNC Analysis

FreeWheel, acquired StickyADS.tv

synopsis: Comcast’s FreeWheel online-video division has acquired StickyAds.tv, a French company that provides tools and a private exchange for video publishers to sell ads programmatically.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: FreeWheel
FreeWheel provides the premium video industry with the solutions it needs to thrive in the evolving media landscape. Their technology helps video publishers manage the end-to-end economics of premium content, no matter where it appears. "
target: StickyADS.tv
StickyADS.tv is a leading video supply-side platform (SSP), that offers premium publishers software to build, run and operate their own private exchange.
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closed 8/13/2015 via PR Newswire

Zealot Networks, acquired AllScreen

synopsis: Zealot Networks, a digital-first media and entertainment company, announced the acquisition of AllScreen, a premium global video syndication company. AllScreen has reinvented how content is distributed across any device with their proprietary video formats and scalable syndication methods.
buyer: Zealot Networks
Zealot Networks, Inc. is a digital-first media and entertainment company poised to lead the next chapter in the ongoing evolution of digital media with its holistic approach to connecting entrepreneurs with brands and like-minded communities. "
target: AllScreen
AllScreen is reinventing video syndication by connecting users with engaging content across every device. AllScreen provides publishers and advertisers premium, scalable video distribution through its breakthrough, propriety syndication platforms.
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$85
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closed 4/1/2015 via PR Newswire

Mer Telemanagement Solutions Ltd., acquired Vexigo

synopsis: Mer Telemanagement Solutions Ltd (MTS) announced that it has acquired Vexigo Ltd., a privately-held Israeli-based software company supporting video advertising over the internet and mobile devices, which will continue to operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of MTS.
buyer: Mer Telemanagement Solutions Ltd. (MTSL:$4.70)
Mer Telemanagement Solutions is a global provider of operations support systems (OSS) for comprehensive telecommunication management and customer care & billing solutions. MTS' OSS is a full-featured customized solution for telecommunications management and customer care & billing. "
target: Vexigo
Vexigo is a global provider of online video advertising software and services delivering compelling results through a propriety in-house technology and an easy-to-use and very effective publishing platform specifically designed for content publishers.
price ($mm)
$4.00
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$3
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6.3x
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announced 10/20/2014 via Market Wire

Ooyala, will acquire Videoplaza

synopsis: Ooyala announced a definitive agreement to acquire Videoplaza, a leader in video advertising technology and monetization. Videoplaza operates one of the world's largest premium video ad serving platforms and programmatic trading solutions, delivering ads to viewers across all devices.
buyer parent: Telstra Corporation Limited
buyer: Ooyala
Ooyala delivers personalized video experiences across all screens and is a leader in online video management, publishing, analytics and monetization. Ooyala harnesses the power of big data to deliver TV-quality online video experiences globally, across every imaginable device. "
target: Videoplaza
Videoplaza operates one of the world's largest premium video ad serving platforms and programmatic trading solutions, delivering ads to viewers across all devices. It is used by the most successful broadcasters and media companies in Europe and the Asia Pacific region to maximize video monetization.
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closed 6/20/2014 via BNC Analysis

DoubleClick Inc., acquired mDialog

synopsis: Google announced that it has acquired video advertising company mDialog and will incorporate their technology into DoubleClick. The company works with the largest media companies in North America to manage, deliver, and measure video advertising across IP-connected devices, including iPad, iPhone, Android, GoogleTV, Apple TV, Roku and Xbox.
buyer parent: Google Inc.
buyer: DoubleClick Inc.
DoubleClick is the ad technology foundation to create, transact, and manage digital advertising for the world's buyers, creators and sellers. DoubleClick offers publishers a complete ad revenue engine, helping publishers streamline operations and capture the most value for every impression. "
target parent: Relay Ventures
target: mDialog
mDialog works with the largest media companies in North America to manage, deliver, and measure video advertising across IP-connected devices, including iPad, iPhone, Android, GoogleTV, Apple TV, Roku and Xbox.
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closed 9/6/2013 via BusinessWire

AOL Inc., acquired Adap.tv

synopsis: AOL Inc., a leading global Web services company, announced it has completed its acquisition of Adap.tv, Inc., a leading global, programmatic video advertising platform for the world’s largest brands, agencies, and publishers.
buyer: AOL Inc. (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL Inc. is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL's business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers. "
target: Adap.tv
Adap.tv is the video advertising platform of choice for the world’s largest brands, agencies, publishers and ad networks. It's a unified, programmatic platform that provides buyers and sellers with automated tools to plan, buy and measure across linear TV and online video.
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$405
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closed 12/6/2011 via BusinessWire

24/7 Real Media, Inc., acquired Panache

synopsis: 24/7 Real Media, Inc., WPP’s marketing technology company, announced its acquisition of Panache®. Panache provides digital video ad fulfillment software and services that help premium publishers accelerate ad revenues through ad planning, innovative ad formats, workflow processes and performance metrics.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: 24/7 Real Media, Inc.
24/7 Real Media, Inc. provides digital marketing solutions for advertisers and publishers globally by empowering them to reach their target audiences with greater precision and transparency, resulting in better ROI. "
target: Panache
Panache provides digital video ad fulfillment software and services that help premium publishers accelerate ad revenues through ad planning, innovative ad formats, workflow processes and performance metrics.
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closed 11/1/2011 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Auditude Inc.

synopsis: Adobe Systems Incorporated, announced that it has acquired privately held Auditude Inc., a leader in video ad management and monetization technologies for premium publishers and media companies. Adobe also plans to integrate Auditude with the Adobe Digital Marketing Suite.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
For over 25 years, Adobe Systems Incorporated’s award-winning software and technologies have redefined business, entertainment, and personal communications by setting new standards for producing and delivering content that engages people virtually anywhere at anytime. "
target: Auditude Inc.
Auditude Inc. is a leader in video ad management and monetization technologies for premium publishers and media companies. It lets premium publishers and media companies efficiently create a high-quality, TV-like, multi-device advertising experience.
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announced 9/12/2013 via BNC Analysis

Adslot Pty Ltd., will acquire Facilitate Digital

synopsis: Adslot has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Facilitate Digital, which creates digital advertising and direct marketing solutions that emphasise simplicity, integration and flexibility for agencies, web publishers and marketers worldwide.
buyer: Adslot Pty Ltd. (ADJ:$4.33)
Adslot Pty Ltd. operates an automated auction based advertisement sales platform for display and video/TV advertisement inventory. It offers classifieds advertisement sales solutions for classifieds publishers to sell display advertisements against classifieds search keywords. "
target: Facilitate Digital (FAC:$5.98)
Facilitate Digital creates digital advertising and direct marketing solutions that emphasise simplicity, integration and flexibility for agencies, web publishers and marketers worldwide.
price ($mm)[EV]
$15 [$14]
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$4
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closed 12/20/2018 via PR Newswire

FreakOut, inc, acquired Playwire Media

synopsis: FreakOut, a global marketing technology company, has acquired Playwire, a global technology company that specializes in maximizing advertising monetization for publishers. Playwire's platform empowers publishers and content providers to effectively encode, manage and deliver video content through a centralized CMS and global, multichannel CDN.
buyer: FreakOut, inc (TSE:6094:$142.75)
FreakOut Holdings, inc. operates as a marketing technology company in Japan and internationally. It offers Demand Side platform, a platform that maximizes the advertisement effectiveness of advertisers. FreakOut Holdings, inc. was founded in 2010 and is based in Tokyo, Japan. "
target: Playwire Media
Playwire is a global technology company that specializes in maximizing advertising monetization for publishers. The Playwire technology platform empowers publishers and content providers to effectively encode, manage and deliver video content through a centralized CMS and global, multichannel CDN.
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announced 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Bmax AS, will acquire Maxifier

synopsis: Bmax AS, a Norwegian company under incorporation controlled by John T. Sviland, will acquire a 70% stake in Maxifier from Cxense, the global leader in data management and personalization solutions. Maxifier is a global performance optimization solution that enables premium publishers and media companies to maximize the value of their inventory.
buyer: Bmax AS
Bmax AS is a Norwegian company under incorporation controlled by John T. Sviland. John T. Sviland is an experienced business developer and founder with demonstrated success in the information technology and services industry. "
target parent: Cxense
target: Maxifier
Maxifier is a global performance optimization solution that enables premium publishers and media companies to maximize the value of their inventory. Maxifier’s ADMAX technology suite helps increase advertising effectiveness by improving campaign and inventory performance to drive higher yields.
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announced 6/1/2015 via Yahoo, Inc.

Cxense, will acquire Maxifier

synopsis: Cxense ASA, a global data and personalization technology company , announced its intention to acquire leading ad optimization company Maxifier. Maxifier is used by premium publishers to visualize and optimize all direct sold premium advertising campaigns, freeing up ad operations teams time, whilst optimizing campaign performance.
buyer: Cxense (OB:CXENSE:$19.56)
Cxense helps businesses succeed in a digital world. Using audience data and advanced real-time analytics, Cxense creates hyper-relevant content recommendations, targeted advertising and predictive search that help increase digital revenue for media and e-commerce businesses. "
target: Maxifier
Maxifier is the global leader in total performance optimization, enabling premium publishers and media companies to unlock and maximize the value of their inventory. Maxifier's ADMAX technology is specifically designed to optimize around premium, high-value inventory.
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$5.95
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closed 9/23/2020 via Company Press Release

Discovery Communications, Inc., acquired AdSparx

synopsis: Discovery, Inc., the global leader in real life entertainment, announced it has acquired the assets of AdSparx, the ad-tech start-up offering a cloud-based technology platform that provides server side in-stream dynamic ad insertion (DAI) across live and on-demand streaming.
buyer: Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISC.A:$10,780.00)
Discovery Communications satisfies curiosity and engages superfans with a portfolio of premium nonfiction, lifestyle, sports and kids programming brands. Discovery reaches more than 3 billion cumulative viewers across pay-TV and free-to-air platforms in more than 220 countries and territories. "
target: AdSparx
AdSparx is an ad-tech start-up offering a cloud-based technology platform that provides server side in-stream dynamic ad insertion (DAI) across live and on-demand streaming.
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closed 4/11/2018 via PR Newswire

ZMG | Ruckus Factory, acquired Accelerated Media

synopsis: ZMG | Ruckus Factory acquired Accelerated Media. Accelerated Media is a full service media company, specializing in interactive advertising. Accelerated Media's Connected Ad Network ™ is an advanced TV ad platform, capable of inserting local and national advertising into companion applications found on Smart TVs and other connected/OTT devices.
buyer: ZMG | Ruckus Factory
ZMG | Ruckus Factory is a leader in news and lifestyle video creation. ZMG delivers in excess of 1,000 original, topical video stories each month to the most respected media sites around the world. "
target: Accelerated Media
Accelerated Media is a full service media company, specializing in interactive advertising. Accelerated Media's Connected Ad Network ™ is an advanced TV ad platform, capable of inserting local and national advertising into companion applications found on Smart TVs and other connected/OTT devices.
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closed 2/7/2017 via Market Wire

Inuvo, Inc., acquired Netseer

synopsis: Inuvo, Inc., an advertising technology and digital publishing company, announced that it had purchased substantially all the assets of Silicon Valley based NetSeer, Inc., a provider of visual monetization solutions for advertisers and publishers.
buyer: Inuvo, Inc. (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo®, Inc. is an advertising technology and digital publishing business that serves hundreds of millions of income generating ads monthly across a network of websites and apps serving desktop, tablet and mobile devices. "
target: Netseer
NetSeer provides market leading visual monetization solutions for advertisers and publishers backed by its patented ConceptGraph™ intent engine. ConceptGraph offers an accurate, nuanced picture of an audience's mindset resulting in a more precise and predictive targeting solution.
price ($mm)[EV]
$5.51 [$34.77]
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$21
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announced 12/17/2020 via BusinessWire

FreeWheel, will acquire Beeswax

synopsis: FreeWheel, a company that provides the premium video industry with the solutions it needs to thrive in the evolving media landscape, has agreed to acquire Beeswax, a software as a service (SaaS) advertising company. Beeswax is the programmatic buying platform that gives media buyers ownership and total control.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: FreeWheel
FreeWheel provides the premium video industry with the solutions it needs to thrive in the evolving media landscape. Their technology helps video publishers manage the end-to-end economics of premium content, no matter where it appears. "
target: Beeswax
Beeswax is the programmatic buying platform that gives media buyers ownership and total control. Its Bidder-as-a-Service™ platform gives brands, media companies, and advertising technology firms greater control, flexibility, and transparency over their programmatic advertising.
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closed 5/9/2016 via BNC Analysis

FreeWheel, acquired StickyADS.tv

synopsis: Comcast’s FreeWheel online-video division has acquired StickyAds.tv, a French company that provides tools and a private exchange for video publishers to sell ads programmatically.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: FreeWheel
FreeWheel provides the premium video industry with the solutions it needs to thrive in the evolving media landscape. Their technology helps video publishers manage the end-to-end economics of premium content, no matter where it appears. "
target: StickyADS.tv
StickyADS.tv is a leading video supply-side platform (SSP), that offers premium publishers software to build, run and operate their own private exchange.
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closed 3/6/2014 via BNC Analysis

Comcast Corporation, acquired FreeWheel

synopsis: Comcast Corp. has acquired FreeWheel Media Inc. FreeWheel helps media companies deliver ads in Web video. The company’s technology, which is used by traditional TV networks’ websites and online-only outlets, ensures that ads are seen by viewers they are aimed at.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$104,254.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. "
target: FreeWheel
FreeWheel offers the most formidable system for digital video ad management and monetization. FreeWheel’s solution set arms content owners and distributors with the tools and services they need to make the most money possible from video content.
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closed 2/10/2021 via Company Press Release

FloSports, acquired Trackwrestling.com, LLC

synopsis: FloSports, a leading sports streaming and original content network, announced the acquisition of Trackwrestling, an NBC Sports Group/SportsEngine, Inc. company and an established leader in wrestling event management tools, including all of the company’s assets and existing broadcast rights.
buyer: FloSports
Founded in 2006, FloSports is a venture-backed subscription video streaming service dedicated to sports, offering live and on-demand access to hundreds of thousands of competition events across 25+ vertical sport categories in the US and abroad. "
target parent: Comcast Corporation
target: Trackwrestling.com, LLC
Trackwrestling.com, LLC provides an innovative, web-based solution that has revolutionized the management of wresting events and delivers real-time event results to the wrestling community.
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announced 12/17/2020 via BusinessWire

FreeWheel, will acquire Beeswax

synopsis: FreeWheel, a company that provides the premium video industry with the solutions it needs to thrive in the evolving media landscape, has agreed to acquire Beeswax, a software as a service (SaaS) advertising company. Beeswax is the programmatic buying platform that gives media buyers ownership and total control.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: FreeWheel
FreeWheel provides the premium video industry with the solutions it needs to thrive in the evolving media landscape. Their technology helps video publishers manage the end-to-end economics of premium content, no matter where it appears. "
target: Beeswax
Beeswax is the programmatic buying platform that gives media buyers ownership and total control. Its Bidder-as-a-Service™ platform gives brands, media companies, and advertising technology firms greater control, flexibility, and transparency over their programmatic advertising.
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closed 7/1/2020 via PR Newswire

TN Marketing, acquired Bluprint

synopsis: TN Marketing, a Minneapolis-based global online video subscription and streaming business focused on creating communities by engaging people with their passions, has acquired assets of Bluprint from NBCUniversal.  Bluprint is a subscription video on demand service featuring online courses of video content surrounding crafts and hobbies.
buyer: TN Marketing
TN Marketing is a global online video subscription and streaming business focused on creating communities by engaging people with their passions. Its how-to instructional content is centered around lifelong hobbies and reaches members in more than 150 countries. "
target parent: Comcast Corporation
target: Bluprint
Bluprint is a subscription video on demand service featuring online courses and other forms of video content surrounding crafts, hobbies and lifestyle topics that was launched as Craftsy in 2011.
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closed 4/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

Fandango, acquired VUDU, Inc.

synopsis: Fandango, which is owned by Comcast, has purchased digital movie retailer and streaming service Vudu from Walmart. Vudu is a service that lets users watch the latest movies & TV shows anytime, anywhere - no subscriptions, no contract required. Vudu provides stunning video quality in up to 4K UHD at home.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: Fandango
Fandango is the ultimate digital network for all things movies, serving more than 60 million unique visitors per month, according to comScore, with best-in-class movie information, ticketing to more than 30,000 U.S. screens, trailers and original video, home entertainment and fan merchandise. "
target parent: Walmart
target: VUDU, Inc.
Vudu is a service that lets users watch the latest movies & TV shows anytime, anywhere - no subscriptions, no contract required. Vudu provides stunning video quality in up to 4K UHD at home. Users can rent or own from over 100,000 titles, or watch thousands of movies free with Vudu Movies On Us.
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closed 11/20/2019 via MSNBC

NBC Sports, Inc., acquired EZLinks Golf LLC

synopsis: NBC Sports, the programming division of the American broadcast network NBC that is responsible for sports broadcasts on the network, acquired EZLinks Golf, a company that brings industry-leading software and services to power the operations and marketing needs of the golf industry.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: NBC Sports, Inc.
NBC Sports is the programming division of the American broadcast network NBC, owned by the NBCUniversal Television Group division of NBCUniversal, that is responsible for sports broadcasts on the network, and its dedicated national sports cable channels. "
target parent: PGA TOUR, Inc.
target: EZLinks Golf LLC
EZLinks Golf brings industry-leading software and services to power the operations and marketing needs of the golf industry. EZLinks software and service suite includes: tee sheet, point of sale, 24/7 reservation center, online booking engines, marketing services, and an online tee time marketplace.
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closed 9/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Comcast Corporation, acquired Metrological Group BV

synopsis: Comcast, a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal, has acquired Metrological, the Dutch technology company responsible for natively integrating apps including Netflix and YouTube into the cable operator’s X1 video platform.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$104,254.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential and business customers under the XFINITY brand. "
target: Metrological Group BV
Metrological enables operators to seamlessly integrate premium OTT services and niche content into a single TV viewer experience. The Metrological Application Platform delivers a product suite for onboarding and managing the lifecycle of web and native apps across set-top boxes.
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closed 7/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

PA Distribution, acquired Leisure Arts Inc.

synopsis: PA Distribution, a wholesale distributor of crafts, has acquired Leisure Arts from Comcast Corp., a global media and technology company. Leisure Arts is a leading publisher of lifestyle and instructional craft publications. Leisure Arts publishes books for diamond painting, adult coloring, needle crafting, paracord, and more.
buyer: PA Distribution
PA Distribution is a wholesale distributor of crafts. PA Distribution distributes crafting products to a wide variety of retailers. Their wide range of products and quick turnaround times help keep stores stocked with everything they need, from basic creative supplies to holiday and seasonal items. "
target parent: Comcast Corporation
target: Leisure Arts Inc.
Leisure Arts is a leading publisher of lifestyle and instructional craft publications. Leisure Arts publishes books and products that provoke imagination and inspire possibility among makers of all ages. They offer books for diamond painting, adult coloring, needle crafting, paracord, and more.
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closed 3/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Comcast Corporation, acquired BluVector

synopsis: Comcast announced it has acquired BluVector, a company that uses advanced artificial intelligence and machine learning to provide cybersecurity protection to companies and government agencies. With a proprietary machine-learning engine, BluVector detects, analyzes, and contains a wide range of sophisticated cyber-threats.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$104,254.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential and business customers under the XFINITY brand. "
target parent: LLR Partners
target: BluVector
BluVector utilizes machine learning to provide network-based Advanced Threat Detection and reduce response time from months to minutes. BluVector’s Intel grade, high-speed appliance enables SOC analysts and Incident Response teams to gain actionable insight on advanced threats in real time.
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announced 7/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

Viacom Inc., will acquire AwesomenessTV

synopsis: Viacom confirmed it’s acquiring digital media company AwesomenessTV, whose network reaches 158 million subscribers and approximately 300 million monthly views. AwesomenessTV’s studio has put out Emmy-winning content, and has developed a library of over 200 hours of long-form TV series and feature films.
buyer: Viacom Inc. (VIAB:$12,838.00)
Viacom is home to premier global media brands that create compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, apps, games, consumer products, social media and other entertainment content for audiences in more than 160 countries and territories. "
target parent: Comcast Corporation
target: AwesomenessTV
AwesomenessTV is a TV network that reaches 158 million subscribers and approximately 300 million monthly views. AwesomenessTV’s studio has put out Emmy-winning content, and has developed a library of over 200 hours of long-form TV series and feature films.
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closed 11/8/2017 via PR Web

Advanced Event Systems, acquired BracketPal

synopsis: SportsEngine, a division of NBC Sports Group, announced that it has acquired BracketPal, the leading beach volleyball league and tournament management software company. The BracketPal team joins forces with Advanced Event Systems (AES), which was acquired by SportsEngine in 2015.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: Advanced Event Systems
With more than 50 years’ experience managing events of all types and scale, Advanced Events Systems (AES) delivers proven full-continuum expertise with advanced infrastructure and software modules that empower seamless online registration, hotel management, scheduling services, and results tracking."
target: BracketPal
BracketPal is the leading beach volleyball league and tournament management software company. BracketPal offers its clients online results tracking for parents, players and recruiters, support for publishing results to SeedingPal.com, same day registrations, automated scheduling, and more.
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announced 10/13/2017 via PR Newswire

Fandango, will acquire MovieTickets.com

synopsis: Fandango, a leading digital network for all things movies, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire MovieTickets.com, a popular online movie ticketer serving moviegoers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Latin America.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: Fandango
Fandango is the ultimate digital network for all things movies, serving consumers with best-in-class movie information, ticketing to more than 33,000 screens worldwide, movie trailers and original video content for movie discovery, and home entertainment. "
target: MovieTickets.com
MovieTickets.com offers moviegoers a quick and convenient way to purchase tickets online and via mobile devices. The company currently enables remote movie ticketing for consumers across the globe, including the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, and the Caribbean.
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closed 9/20/2017 via Company Press Release

Comcast Corporation, acquired Stringify

synopsis: Stringify has been acquired by Comcast. Stringify is an automation service for the Internet of Things (IoT) with award-winning apps in both iOS and Android. Stringify allows people to connect all their physical products and digital services together in one place so they can take better care of themselves, their families and their homes.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$104,254.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. "
target: Stringify
Stringify is an automation service for the Internet of Things (IoT) with award-winning apps in both iOS and Android. Stringify allows people to connect all their physical products and digital services together in one place so they can take better care of themselves, their families and their homes.
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announced 6/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Learfield Communications, Inc., will acquire Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement

synopsis: Leading college sports marketer, Learfield, announces the acquisition of the Spectra’s Ticketing & Fan Engagement division from Comcast Spectacor. Learfield also announced that the company, a leader in providing ticketing, fundraising, marketing and analytics solutions to athletic and entertainment events, will once again be known as Paciolan.
buyer parent: Atairos Group, Inc.
buyer: Learfield Communications, Inc.
Learfield has a deep presence in the college athletics landscape nationwide. It manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas, and supports athletic departments at all competitive levels as title sponsor of the prestigious Learfield Directors' Cup."
target parent: Comcast Corporation
target: Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement
Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement (formerly Paciolan) division is a leader in ticketing, fundraising, marketing, and analytics solutions with over 37 years of experience serving more than 500 live entertainment organizations.
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announced 6/1/2017 via BNC Analysis

A&E Television Networks, will acquire A+E Networks Germany

synopsis: A+E Networks has agreed to take full ownership of A+E Networks Germany, following a 12-year joint venture with NBCUniversal International. A+E Networks Germany operates the History and A&E branded television channels in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Luxembourg, Alto Adige and Liechtenstein.
buyer: A&E Television Networks
A+E Networks is a global media company with six original brands: A&E, HISTORY, Lifetime, LMN, FYITM and VICELANDSM. They reach 330 million people worldwide, can be found in eight out of 10 American homes and have 500 million digital users. "
target parent: Comcast Corporation
target: A+E Networks Germany
A+E Networks Germany operates the History and A&E branded television channels in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Luxembourg, Alto Adige and Liechtenstein. A+E Networks Germany was formed as a joint venture between A+E Networks and NBCUniversal International in 2005.
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closed 5/10/2017 via BNC Analysis

NBCUniversal, LLC., acquired Craftsy Inc.

synopsis: NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies, has acquired a majority stake in Craftsy, a producer of engaging, interactive, broadcast-quality video online classes in quilting, sewing, knitting, cake decorating, art, jewelry making, and more. Their Courses are taught by world-renowned instructors.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: NBCUniversal, LLC.
NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. "
target: Craftsy Inc.
Craftsy provides passionate makers with an extraordinary learning experience through video classes, inspirational kits and patterns, and a wide assortment of physical products. Craftsy offers classes in quilting, sewing, knitting, cake decorating, art, photography, cooking and many more categories.
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closed 4/6/2017 via New York Times

E! Entertainment, acquired People’s Choice Awards

synopsis: E! has purchased the People’s Choice Awards. The People's Choice Awards is an American live awards show, recognizing the people and the work of popular culture, voted on by the general public. The show, in which fans vote for winners across the movie, television and music industries, is regarded as one of the more democratic award shows.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: E! Entertainment
E! is the only global, multiplatform brand for all things pop culture. The network is currently available to 98 million cable & satellite subscribers in the U.S. Eonline delivers breaking entertainment news and in-depth coverage on television, movies, music, celebrities, fashion, beauty & lifestyle."
target parent: Procter & Gamble
target: People’s Choice Awards
The People's Choice Awards is an American live awards show, recognizing the people and the work of popular culture, voted on by the general public. The show, in which fans vote for winners across the movie, television and music industries, is regarded as one of the more democratic award shows.
price ($mm)
$9.00
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closed 1/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

Comcast Corporation, acquired Watchwith

synopsis: Comcast, an American global telecommunications conglomerate, has acquired Watchwith, a company that has built a video metadata platform that can decipher what’s happening inside a movie, TV show or sporting event.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$104,254.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. "
target: Watchwith
Watchwith is the TV industry's standard for time-based (a.k.a. scene based) metadata. TV networks use Watchwith to create, control, and distribute deep metadata about their content. TV service providers use Watchwith data and software to power exciting new video products.
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closed 12/1/2016 via PR Newswire

Fandango, acquired Cinepapaya

synopsis: Fandango announced it is expanding its business in Latin America with the acquisition of top online movie ticketer, Cinepapaya. Fandango's acquisition of Cinepapaya will nearly double the company's consumer reach in the region and extend its ticketing business to seven new countries: Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, Peru, Chile, Ecuador and Bolivia.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: Fandango
Fandango is the ultimate digital network for all things movies, serving consumers with best-in-class movie information, ticketing to 28,000 screens, movie trailers and original video content for movie discovery, and home entertainment. "
target: Cinepapaya
Peru-based Cinepapaya engages millions of moviegoers across Latin America with movie-related content and an active social network that drives ticket sales across its online platform and popular mobile apps, supporting all major operating systems including iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and others.
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closed 9/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

SportsEngine, acquired RallyMe, Inc.

synopsis: SportsEngine announced that it has acquired RallyMe, the No. 1 platform for online sports fundraising. SportsEngine, an NBC Sports Group company, is the leading provider of Sport Life Management web software and mobile applications for youth, amateur, and professional sports.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: SportsEngine
SportsEngine is the leading provider of Sport Life Management web software and mobile applications for youth, amateur, and professional sports. SportsEngine features a complete suite of tools that help sports organizations manage, connect, and communicate with a diverse range of stakeholders. "
target: RallyMe, Inc.
RallyMe is a crowdfunding application and online fundraising tool that empowers athletes, teams, and sports organizations to harness the power of their internet, along with their own personal and professional networks, in order to help fund their goals.
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closed 7/28/2016 via PR Web

SportsEngine, acquired Beyond The Scores

synopsis: SportsEngine, the leading provider of Sport Life Management web software and mobile applications for youth, amateur, and professional sports, announced that it has acquired Beyond The Scores, a sports automation platform for the athletes, coaches, families, clubs, and fans involved in amateur athletics.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: SportsEngine
SportsEngine is the leading provider of Sport Life Management web software and mobile applications for youth, amateur, and professional sports. SportsEngine features a complete suite of tools that help sports organizations manage, connect, and communicate with a diverse range of stakeholders. "
target: Beyond The Scores
Beyond the Scores is a sports automation platform for the athletes, coaches, families, clubs, and fans involved in amateur athletics.
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closed 3/24/2021 via PR Newswire

Betterware de Mexico, acquired GuruComm

synopsis: Betterware de México S.A.B. de C.V., the leading direct-to-consumer company in Mexico that focuses on the home organization and solutions segment with a two-tier distribution model, announced that it acquired 60% of GurúComm, a Mobile Virtual Network Operator and Communications Software developer.
buyer: Betterware de Mexico (BWMX:$351.86)
Betterware de Mexico are the leading Mexican company in wholesale home solutions. They bring harmony to Mexican homes with products and opportunities that solve the day-to-day lives of millions of people. "
target: GuruComm
GuruComm, based in Mexico, is the first smart phone line that records and transcribes calls, understands the conversations with their customer's clients, analyzes the topics and integrates functionalities so that they give a better service, make their team more productive and win more clients.
price ($mm)
$2.19*
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closed 12/23/2020 via PR Newswire

YouMail, Inc., acquired Thumbtel Ltd.

synopsis: YouMail announced that it has acquired Thumbtel, a provider of app-based, direct-to-consumer communication services. Founded in 2008 and located in the United Kingdom, Thumbtel provides the popular Hullomail visual voicemail app and the innovative Another Number phone number service for small business teams.
buyer: YouMail, Inc.
YouMail, Inc. provides security-first, cloud-based communication services for mobile phones. Their free app-based service uses sophisticated, patented and patent-pending technology to block robocalls and phishing messages so that users are protected from spam, identify theft, and corporate fraud. "
target: Thumbtel Ltd.
Thumbtel is a provider of app-based, direct-to-consumer communication services. Founded in 2008 and located in the United Kingdom, Thumbtel provides the popular Hullomail visual voicemail app and the innovative Another Number phone number service for small business teams.
price ($mm)
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announced 3/23/2017 via BNC Analysis

iSentric Sdn. Bhd., will acquire My Play Company Limited

synopsis: iSentric Limited announced that it has executed a term sheet for the proposed acquisition of My Play Company Limited ("My Play"). My Play is a leader in the mobile gaming market in Myanmar. My Play was founded by Mr. Myint Kyaw Thu and Mr. Zaw Ye Myint, and is a game developer and publisher specialising in mobile games development in Myanmar.
buyer parent: Donaco International Limited
buyer: iSentric Sdn. Bhd. (ASX:ICU:$6.78)
iSentric Ltd is engaged in the business of provision of software-based mobile telecommunications and technology business in the Asia-Pacific market. The Company's business divisions include Enterprise Mobility, Digital Payments and Digital Media Services. "
target parent: MyanTel
target: My Play Company Limited
My Play is a game developer and publisher specialising in mobile games development in Myanmar. My Play has 3 games amongst the Top 10 local mobile games in Myanmar (Shan Koe Mee World, Pawthoot Run and Trishaw Master Nga Pain).
price ($mm)
$4.59
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 6/30/2016 via Reuters

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Whatever Mobile GmbH

synopsis: Link Mobility, the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market, is to acquire Germany's Whatever Mobile, an international, owner-operated mobile solutions provider based in Hamburg.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$424.51)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
target: Whatever Mobile GmbH
Whatever Mobile GmbH is an international, owner-operated mobile solutions provider based in Hamburg. Whatever Mobile offers innovative and secure solutions including global text messaging, OTA handset configuration, reliable mobile payments and secure mobile identification via mobile phones.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
7.5x
closed 6/3/2014 via Reuters

Facebook, acquired Pryte

synopsis: Facebook Inc is acquiring Pryte, a Finnish company that aims to make it easier for mobile phone users in under-developed parts of the world to use wireless Internet apps by selling short-term passes that would provide access to particular mobile apps, such as Facebook or Foursquare.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$94,399.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Pryte
Pryte is a Finnish company that aims to make it easier for mobile phone users in under-developed parts of the world to use wireless Internet apps by selling short-term passes that would provide access to particular mobile apps, such as Facebook or Foursquare.
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closed 10/2/2012 via BusinessWire

Millicom International Cellular S.A., acquired Cablevision Paraguay

synopsis: Millicom International Cellular S.A. announced that it has received all necessary documentation to complete the transaction to acquire 100% of Cablevision Paraguay. Cablevisión Paraguay began offering TV services in Asunción in 1989 and is the leading provider of cable pay-TV services in Paraguay.
buyer: Millicom International Cellular S.A. (NasdaqGS:TIGO:$4,126.00)
Millicom International Cellular S.A. is a global telecommunications group with mobile telephony operations in 13 countries in Latin America and Africa. It also operates various combinations of fixed telephony, cable and broadband businesses in five countries in Central America. "
target parent: Grupo Clarin SA
target: Cablevision Paraguay
Cablevisión Paraguay is controlled by the listed company Grupo Clarín S.A. It began offering TV services in Asunción in 1989 and is the leading provider of cable pay-TV services in Paraguay.
price ($mm)
$142
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announced 10/17/2011 via BusinessWeek

América Móvil, will acquire DLA Inc.

synopsis: America Movil, Latin America's largest wireless company, agreed to buy DLA Inc. from Claxson Interactive Group Inc, adding video-on-demand programming and Latin America cable-TV channels including Playboy TV and the Concert Channel.
buyer: América Móvil (AMXA:$0.00)
América Móvil is Latin America´s largest wireless company and, in terms of equity subscribers the third largest wireless provider in the world. Some of its wireless voice and data services include: SMS, MMS, internet access, mobile connection, and localization services. "
target parent: Claxson Interactive Group, Inc.
target: DLA Inc.
DLA is the leading corporation in the development, integration, and delivery of entertainment products made for digital distribution (TV, Internet, Mobile) in Latin America, Iberia and the Hispanic market in the United States, and in the Caribbean.
price ($mm)
$50
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closed 9/16/2011 via BusinessWire

UPC Polska Sp. z o.o., acquired Aster Sp. z.o.o.

synopsis: Liberty Global, Inc. announced that, following regulatory approval, it has completed the previously announced agreement to acquire 100% of the equity of Aster Sp. z.o.o., provider of telecommunication services, from funds managed by Mid Europa Partners LLP. Effective upon closing, Aster became part of the UPC Holding B.V. credit group.
buyer parent: Liberty Global Inc.
buyer: UPC Polska Sp. z o.o.
UPC Polska Sp. z o.o. offers cable television, video, broadband, and digital (VoIP) telephony services. The company was incorporated in 1989 and is based in Warsaw, Poland. UPC Polska Sp. z o.o. operates as a subsidiary of Liberty Global Inc. "
target parent: Mid Europa Partners LLP
target: Aster Sp. z.o.o.
Aster Sp. z o.o. provides telecommunication services. The company offers cable television, broadband Internet, and fixed and mobile telephony services. Aster Sp. z o.o. was formerly known as Magens Investments Sp. z.o.o. The company is based in Warsaw, Poland.
price ($mm)[EV]
$287 [$793]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/17/2012 via Market Wire

WideOpenWest, LLC, acquired Broadstripe LLC

synopsis: Broadstripe, a provider of a wide range of state-of-the-art digital cable and broadband internet services, has completed the sale of its cable systems to Wave Broadband and WOW!
buyer parent: Avista Capital Partners
buyer: WideOpenWest, LLC
WideOpenWest, LLC provides Internet, cable television, and telephone services in the United States. It offers various Internet services, including anti-virus and firewall protection, Web-filtering and spam blockers, anti-spyware protection, and pop-up blocking. "
target: Broadstripe LLC
Broadstripe is dedicated to providing their residential and business customers superior entertainment, communication products and outstanding customer service in all the markets they serve. They provide a wide range of state-of-the-art digital cable and broadband internet services.
price ($mm)
$55
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/20/2011 via PR Newswire

Voip-Pal.Com Inc., will acquire CallArc

synopsis: Voip-Pal.Com Inc. ("Voip-Pal") and Bleam Technology Ventures Inc. ("Bleam Technology") announced that the two companies have reached an agreement for Voip-Pal to acquire Bleam Technology and its product and services including CallArc.com. Bleam Technology owns and operates CallArc.com, a mobile VoIP calling service.
buyer: Voip-Pal.Com Inc.
Voip-Pal.Com Inc. is a broadband VoIP telecom company offering local and long distance VoIP services to consumers and business owners. The company offers turnkey VoIP communication and reseller solutions for its Partners. "
target: CallArc
Bleam Technology Ventures is a mobile company developing products and services that makes communication easy and free and without boundaries. Bleam Technologies operates CallArc.com, a mobile VoIP calling service. CallArc.com offers an alternative to expensive long distance and international calls.
price ($mm)
$0.25
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/9/2009 via BusinessWire

Red Rock Pictures Holdings, Inc., acquired ComedyNet TV, Inc.

synopsis: Red Rock Pictures Holdings, Inc., a film and entertainment marketing company, announced that it has completed its acquisition of the assets of ComedyNet.TV, Inc.
buyer: Red Rock Pictures Holdings, Inc.
Red Rock Pictures finances and co-produces feature films and entertainment for all media. Dedicated to truly partnering with the creative community Red Rock Pictures is built on its commitment to creative entertainment, finance and innovation. "
target: ComedyNet TV, Inc.
ComedyNet broadcasts to 19 million homes through most major cable operators. ComedyNet is also carried on broadband portals such as Sling Media, HULU and ActiveVideo. Through its affiliation with QuickPlay, ComedyNet is available via subscription on most AT&T, Verizon and Sprint cellphones.
price ($mm)
$2.10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/23/2007 via BusinessWire

Riverlake Partners, LLC, acquired O'Currance Teleservices

synopsis: Riverlake Partners, LLC, has executed a majority control purchase of O’Currance Teleservices from Carla Meine and Wasatch Venture Funds to provide capital and leadership for growth. Zions First National Bank provided the senior debt financing, while Fifth Street Capital, LLC provided the subordinated debt financing. Terms were not disclosed.
buyer: Riverlake Partners, LLC
Riverlake Partners, LLC is a private equity buy out fund focused on traditional economy manufacturing, distribution and service businesses primarily located in the West and Midwest. Riverlake specializes in equity and equity-related debt investments in lower middle market sized companies. "
target parent: Wasatch Venture Fund
target: O'Currance Teleservices
O’Currance leads the way in the development of inbound-call management through Web-based virtual offices and remote telesales agents, a method that has quickly become an industry standard. O’Currance offers telemarketing, telesales and call center operations.
price ($mm)
$24
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/11/2006 via PR Newswire

Eagle Communications, Inc, purchased certain of its Kansas cable systems from Galaxy Cablevision

synopsis: DH Capital, LLC, a New York City based investment banking firm, announced that it represented Galaxy Cablevision in their recent sale of certain of its Kansas cable systems to Eagle Communications, Inc.. The cable system serves approximately 2,700 customers in central Kansas.
buyer: Eagle Communications, Inc
Eagle Communications is an employee owned communications company based in Hays, Kansas. Eagle owns and operates 18 radio stations in Kansas, Nebraska, and Missouri, along with 6 cable systems in Northwest Kansas. "
seller: Galaxy Cablevision
Galaxy Cablevision provides cable television programming to more than 170,000 customers in 13 states. The Missouri-based company provides distance learning and video conferencing to more than 300 schools.
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closed 9/20/2005 via PR Newswire

Central European Media Enterprises Ltd, acquired Galaxie Sport

synopsis: Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. announced that it has acquired 100% of Galaxie Sport, the leading cable sports channel serving the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic, for CZK 118.7 million ($5.1 million) from PPF (Cyprus) Ltd.
buyer: Central European Media Enterprises Ltd (CETV:$697.26)
Central European Media Enterprises, the pioneering international television broadcasting company, operates the leading group of networks and stations across Central and Eastern Europe. "
target parent: PPF a.s.
target: Galaxie Sport
Galaxie Sport broadcasts sports & sport-related programming in the Czech Republic & Slovak Republic. They own broadcast license rights to some of the most popular sports programming including the NHL, Premier League, Series A, Premiere Division, the NBA, ATP Tennis tournaments & automobile races.
price ($mm)
$5.10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/9/2016 via New York Times

21st Century Fox, will acquire Sky plc

synopsis: 21st Century Fox, the international film and television giant behind hit shows like The Simpsons and Modern Family, has reached a preliminary deal to acquire Sky, the owner of Sky News. Sky plc is a British satellite broadcasting, on-demand internet streaming media, broadband and telephone services company with headquarters in London.
buyer: 21st Century Fox (FOXA:$12,437.00)
21st Century Fox is the world's premier portfolio of cable, broadcast, film, pay TV and satellite assets spanning six continents across the globe. Reaching more than 1.8 billion subscribers in approximately 50 local languages every day, it has a global portfolio of cable and broadcasting networks. "
target: Sky plc (LSE:SKY:$18,056.76)
Sky plc is a British satellite broadcasting, on-demand internet streaming media, broadband and telephone services company with headquarters in London. It has operations in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Austria and Italy.
price ($mm)[EV]
$14,130 [$22,736]*
rev ($mm)
$15,178
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,488
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
12.8x
closed 1/14/2013 via Wall Street Journal

News Corporation, acquired Sky Deutschland

synopsis: News Corp has raised its stake in pay-TV company Sky Deutschland AG to 54.5% from 49.9%. Sky Deutschland, which has 3.36 million subscribers, is the only pay-TV station in Germany that broadcasts live top-division German soccer matches and the latest blockbuster movies.
buyer: News Corporation (NWSA:$8,720.00)
News Corporation is a diversified entertainment company with operations in eight industry segments: filmed entertainment; television; cable network programming; direct broadcast satellite television; magazines and inserts; newspapers; book publishing; and other. "
target: Sky Deutschland (SKDTF:$1,138.74)
Sky Deutschland AG is a German media company which operates a Direct Broadcast Satellite Pay TV platform in Germany, Austria and Switzerland offering a collection of basic and premium digital subscription television channels of different categories via Satellite and Cable Television.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 9/1/2004 via BusinessWire

R.H. Donnelley Corporation, purchased directory publishing business in Illinois and NW Indiana from SBC Communications

synopsis: H. Donnelley Corporation (NYSE: RHD) announced that it has completed the acquisition of SBC Communications Inc.'s (NYSE: SBC) directory publishing business in Illinois and Northwest Indiana, for $1.41 billion in cash, after working capital adjustments and the settlement of a $30 million liquidation preference related to the DonTech partnership.
buyer: R.H. Donnelley Corporation (DXM:$1,207.64)
R.H. Donnelley connects businesses and consumers through its broad portfolio of print and interactive marketing solutions. Small- and medium-sized businesses look to R.H. Donnelley's experienced team of marketing consultants to help them grow their companies and drive sales leads. "
seller: SBC Communications (SBC:$40,843.00)
SBC Communications Inc., incorporated in 1983, provides communications services and products in the United States through its subsidiaries. The services and products that the Company offers vary by market and include local exchange services, wireless communications, long-distance services, Internet
price ($mm)
$1,410
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/6/2004 via BusinessWire

EchoStar Communications, acquired Superstar/Netlink Group LLC

synopsis: EchoStar Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: DISH) and Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc. (Nasdaq: GMST) announced today that EchoStar has completed its purchase of the Superstar/Netlink Group LLC (SNG), UVTV distribution and related assets from Gemstar-TV Guide.
buyer: EchoStar Communications (SATS:$0.00)
EchoStar Communications Corporation has been a leader for more than 26 years in satellite TV equipment sales and support worldwide. The Company’s DISH Network® is the fastest-growing pay-TV provider in the country since 2000 and currently serves more than 13.585 million satellite TV customers. "
target parent: Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc.
target: Superstar/Netlink Group LLC
Superstar/Netlink Group LLC, a C-Band provider of satellite TV programming, is one of six principal operating companies in Gemstar-TV Guide, Inc. The company, located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, offers big dish customers the best service and products in the satellite TV industry. In 1999, Superstar, Netlin
price ($mm)
$48
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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Ticker: EB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Evvnt
Evvnt
Evvnt is a dynamic event marketing automation platform which syndicates events’ content to multiple event listing sites and calendars as a service. Evvnt provides ticketing, syndication, print, social, and email marketing services, while helping consumers find high quality, local events.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$294.56
EBITDA ($mm)
($179.55)
EBIT ($mm)
($196.12)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1126
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Ticker: MWIS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
m-Wise, Inc.
m-Wise, Inc.
Founded in 2000, m-Wise has established itself as a leading international provider of enabling technologies for the mobile entertainment and marketing industries. m-Wise is the developer of the MOMA ("Mobile Originated Message Access") content management and service delivery platform.
year
2011
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Ticker: SEAC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SeaChange International
SeaChange International
Ranked among the top 250 software companies in the world, SeaChange International, Inc. enables transformative multiscreen video services through an open, cloud-based, intelligent software platform trusted by cable, telco and mobile operators globally.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$68.39
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.00)
EBIT ($mm)
($11.35)
Net Income ($mm)
$2.24
Employees
286
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Ticker: MMZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mooter Media Limited
Mooter Media Limited
Mooter Media Limited develops and provides Internet advertising solutions for publishers and advertisers primarily in Australia.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$0.19
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.56)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: PERI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Perion Network Ltd.
Perion Network Ltd.
Perion is a global performance-based media and Internet company, providing online publishers and app developers advanced technology and a variety of intelligent, data-driven solutions to monetize their application or content and expand their reach to larger audiences.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$273.65
EBITDA ($mm)
$22.36
EBIT ($mm)
$16.99
Net Income ($mm)
$13.00
Employees
399
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Ticker: OTCPK:SING
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SinglePoint
SinglePoint
SinglePoint is a full-service mobile technology and marketing provider. Their solutions that allow their clients to conduct business transactions, accept donations, and engage in communication through mobile devices. Their products connect companies to their markets by providing mobile technology.
year
2015
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Ticker: APPS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digital Turbine Group, LLC.
Digital Turbine Group, LLC.
Digital Turbine innovates at the convergence of media and mobile communications, connecting mobile operators, OEMs, and publishers with app developers and advertisers. Its Mobile Delivery Platform powers user acquisition and engagement, operational efficiency, and monetization opportunities.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$257.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$49.48
EBIT ($mm)
$46.18
Net Income ($mm)
$38.65
Employees
207
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Ticker: CMCSA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Comcast Corporation
Comcast Corporation
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$104,254.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$31,847.00
EBIT ($mm)
$18,822.00
Net Income ($mm)
$10,316.00
Employees
190000
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Ticker: LBTYA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Liberty Global plc
Liberty Global plc
Liberty Global plc is the world’s largest international cable company with operations in 14 countries. Liberty Global connects people to the digital world and enables them to discover and experience its endless possibilities.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$18,351.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$8,417.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,607.10
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
37000
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Ticker: JSE:MTN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MTN Group
MTN Group Limited entered the telecommunications scene at the dawn of South Africa’s democracy, in 1994. They offer an integrated suite of communications products and services, including traditional mobile voice and data, digital and mobile financial services as well as enterprise services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$9,278.65
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,431.93
EBIT ($mm)
$1,956.24
Net Income ($mm)
$236.62
Employees
17054
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Ticker: TSE:3738
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
T-Gaia Corporation
T-Gaia Corporation
Based in Japan, T-Gaia Corporation sells and distributes mobile phones and also provide terminals and communication lines, as well as tools for resolve issues that are useful for management and operation.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,885.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$164.75
EBIT ($mm)
$142.61
Net Income ($mm)
$128.34
Employees
3884
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Ticker: TSX:QBR.B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quebecor Inc.
Quebecor Inc.
Quebecor Inc., a Canadian leader in telecommunications, news media, entertainment and culture, is one of the best-performing integrated communications companies in the industry. Their subsidiaries are engaged in broadcasting, publishing, music retailing, game development, and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$3,145.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,194.34
EBIT ($mm)
$707.05
Net Income ($mm)
$253.34
Employees
10158
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Ticker: GHC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Graham Holdings Company
Graham Holdings Company
Graham Holdings Company is a diversified education and media company whose operations include educational services; television broadcasting; online, print and local TV news; home health and hospice care; and manufacturing.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,857.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$413.40
EBIT ($mm)
$302.95
Net Income ($mm)
$238.66
Employees
14297
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Ticker: TSX:CGO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cogeco, Inc.
Cogeco, Inc.
Cogeco Inc. is a diversified holding corporation which operates in the communications and media sectors. Through its Cogeco Cable Inc. subsidiary, Cogeco provides its residential and business customers with video, Internet and telephony services through its two-way broadband fibre networks.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,968.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$863.64
EBIT ($mm)
$441.72
Net Income ($mm)
$91.38
Employees
5199
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Ticker: SEHK:1310
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hong Kong Broadband Network
Hong Kong Broadband Network
HKBN Group is Hong Kong's largest provider of residential high speed fibre broadband (symmetrical 100Mbps to 1,000Mbps) services by number of subscriptions, and a fast growing enterprise solutions provider.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$548.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$154.67
EBIT ($mm)
$79.58
Net Income ($mm)
$45.31
Employees
3027
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Ticker: WSE:MNI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MNI S.A.
MNI S.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides various value added services to mobile telephony, telecommunications, and tourism in Poland. The company offers SMS, MMS, WAP, multimedia, and audio and video streaming in GSM and 3G for mobiles.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$43.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.90
EBIT ($mm)
($1.15)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.36
Employees
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Ticker: CBBD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
China Broadband, Inc.
China Broadband is a new player in China's growing cable broadband market and more recently, electronic programming guide publication business and print media markets.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$8.44
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.09)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.65)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
199
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Ticker: TASE:VNTZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vonetize!
Vonetize offers video on demand, over-the-top content services and technology platforms as fully-managed services for set-top boxes, smartphones, smart TVs and other Internet-connected devices. The company offers multiscreen end-to-end video content solutions and cloud-based digital video delivery.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1.17
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.48)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.50)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: ASX:ZIP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ZipTel
ZipTel
ZipTel is an Australian owned and operated telecommunications business focused on providing international roaming and calling solutions to the consumer, using state of the art technologies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.03
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.26)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
51
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Ticker: TALK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iTalk Inc.
iTalk Inc.
iTalk, Inc. is a global provider of advanced communications & mobile broadband services. iTalk offers nationwide voice and data coverage to 280 million people in more than 12,900 cities.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.03)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.03)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: ASX:UNL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
United Networks Limited
United Networks Limited
Australia-based United Networks is a telecommunications business specialising in voice, data, and value-add services. The company's products include global roaming SIM cards, local telecommunications services, and location-based services, including emergency services and Wi-Fi solutions.
year
2019
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EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: LSE:VOD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vodafone Group Plc
Vodafone Group Plc
Vodafone is one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies and provides a range of services including voice, messaging, data and fixed communications. Vodafone Group has mobile operations in 26 countries, partners with mobile networks in 50 more and fixed broadband operations in 19 markets.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$48,527.23
EBITDA ($mm)
$14,509.26
EBIT ($mm)
$5,861.15
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
94442
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