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closed 3/26/2014 via Yahoo, Inc.

Teads merged with Ebuzzing,

synopsis: Ebuzzing, one of the world's fastest growing providers of technology-driven video advertising solutions and Teads, a video ad management supply side platform (SSP) used by hundreds of renowned publishers and networks, announced the formation of the "Ebuzzing and Teads" group, creating a global leader in video advertising.
buyer: Ebuzzing
Ebuzzing's platform distributes user initiated video advertising experiences globally and across all devices. They create engaging, high impact video experiences, distributing video ads to audiences through placements within social media and premium media properties. "
target: Teads
Teads creates and operates several private marketplaces for its publishers (called "VPX": Video Private Exchange) on which each publisher can manage the monetization of its video ad inventory in a programmatic or traditional way.
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announced 3/21/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Altice N.V., will acquire Teads

synopsis: Altice N.V. announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Teads, the No. 1 online video advertising marketplace in the world. Publishers work with Teads to create brand new video inventory and manage their existing inventory, monetizing it through their own sales force, Teads sales force, or programmatic buying.
buyer: Altice N.V. (ENXTAM:ATC:$16,678.41)
The Altice Group is a multinational cable, fiber, telecommunications, contents and media company with presence in four regions – Western Europe, the United States, Israel and the Overseas Territories. The Group provides very high speed based services to residential and corporate customers. "
target: Teads
Teads is the inventor of outstream video advertising and the leading native video advertising marketplace. Publishers work with Teads to create brand new outstream video inventory, monetizing it through programmatic buying, their own sales force, or third parties including Teads Demand.
price ($mm)
$306
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$202
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1.5x
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announced 7/24/2019 via PR Newswire

Frankly Media, will acquire Vemba Corporation

synopsis: Frankly Inc. has entered into an agreement to acquire Vemba, a leading video asset management, syndication and monetization platform in a move that strengthens the Company's position as the most advanced Over-The-Top (OTT) Video Management and Cloud Playout system for broadcasters.
buyer: Frankly Media (TSXV:TLK:$19.79)
Frankly Media provides a complete suite of digital solutions for media companies to create, manage, distribute and monetize their content on all platforms maximizing audience engagement and revenue potential. The company is headquartered in New York with offices in Toronto and Atlanta. "
target: Vemba Corporation
Vemba is a next generation video distribution and content discovery platform for premium publishers. They are a uniquely publisher-focused platform that enables content publishers to directly control all components of video distribution, ingestion and monetization.
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closed 7/23/2014 via BusinessWire

WideOrbit, Inc., acquired Admeta AB

synopsis: WideOrbit Inc., the leading provider of advertising management software for media companies, has acquired Admeta, a leading provider of solutions for digital programmatic sell-side platforms based in Sweden. Admeta provides sophisticated yield optimization solutions that help premium publishers significantly improve digital revenue.
buyer: WideOrbit, Inc.
WideOrbit is the leading provider of advertising management software for Media companies. WideOrbit provides innovative, proven solutions for managing the business of broadcast and cable operations – from proposal to order, scheduling to automation, billing and aging. "
target: Admeta AB
Admeta provides sophisticated yield optimization solutions that help premium publishers significantly improve digital revenue. Admeta’s core functionality includes Artificial Intelligence-based learning, dynamic floor pricing, full premium programmatic support for private marketplaces and Deal ID.
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closed 7/3/2013 via Yahoo, Inc.

1000mercis, acquired Matiro

synopsis: 1000mercis Group, the Data Marketing specialist, announces the acquisition of Matiro, the Real Time Bidding pioneer. Matiro is a full service partner for advertisers, or their agencies, who want to take full advantage of Media Trading.
buyer: 1000mercis
1000mercis Group, a pioneer in interactive advertising and marketing, provides innovative solutions for companies willing to optimise their customer acquisition and retention through interactive media (Internet, mobile phones and tablets). "
target: Matiro
Matiro is a France-based trading desk operating internationally. It is a full service partner for advertisers, or their agencies, who want to take full advantage of Media Trading, ie. the targeting, the purchase and the optimisation of Display ad programs across ad exchanges and publisher-platforms.
price ($mm)
$0.91
rev ($mm)
$4
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0.8x
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announced 12/19/2014 via BNC Analysis

Blinkx Plc, will acquire AdKarma

synopsis: Blinkx plc, the Internet Media platform that connects audiences with brands through professionally generated content, announces that it will acquire AdKarma, LLC, a leading video supply side platform. AdKarma has strong relationships with supply partners, including integrations with many leading ad networks and exchanges with over 300 publishers.
buyer: Blinkx Plc (AIM:RTHM:$316.02)
blinkx is an Internet media company that connects consumers and brands through content online. Their patented COncept Recognition Engine technology leverages speech recognition, text and image analysis to understand the meaning and context of video content to generate improved search relevancy. "
target: AdKarma
AdKarma has committed itself to providing publishers with a comprehensive and profitable solution for their non-guaranteed ad network inventory. With advanced optimization technology and a tireless staff, AdKarma has become one of the industry’s leaders in ad network inventory solutions.
price ($mm)
$20
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closed 6/11/2014 via Market Wire

Undertone, Inc., acquired Legolas Media

synopsis: Undertone, a leader in creating digital advertising solutions for brands, has announced the acquisition of brand-focused programmatic platform, Upfront Digital Media (formerly Legolas Media).
buyer: Undertone, Inc.
Undertone delivers quality display and video experiences for advertisers, publishers and the audiences they serve. Undertone’s Digital Advertising Suite™ is a unified platform that supports targeting, optimization and reporting across multiple formats. "
target: Legolas Media
Upfront was founded in 2010 and offers programmatic capabilities through managed and self-serve consoles. The company has premium direct publisher relationships as well as integrations with numerous programmatic supply and demand partners. The company has offices in New York and Tel Aviv.
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closed 9/10/2012 via BusinessWire

Clever On Demand, acquired AudienceFUEL

synopsis: Clever On Demand, whose Networker software enables publishers to manage multiple advertising networks with ease, announced that it has acquired AudienceFUEL, the first and only publisher-to-publisher marketing platform. AudienceFUEL gives premium digital publishers new tools to grow audiences and revenue.
buyer: Clever On Demand
Clever On Demand’s mission is to protect and promote the interests of its clients so that they may earn the greatest return on their unsold online advertising space. Its Networker software enables publishers to manage multiple advertising networks with ease. "
target: AudienceFUEL
AudienceFUEL has the first and only publisher-to-publisher marketing platform. AudienceFUEL gives premium digital publishers new tools to grow audiences and revenue, using their house, low-valued or unsold ad inventory, with little to no additional costs.
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closed 3/10/2021 via BusinessWire

Entercom Communications Corporation, acquired Podcorn Media, Inc.

synopsis: Entercom, home to premium podcast companies Cadence13 and Pineapple Street Studios, announced the acquisition of Podcorn, the largest marketplace for brands to find and collaborate with the most relevant podcasters to create native advertising and branded content at scale.
buyer: Entercom Communications Corporation (ETM:$1,060.90)
Entercom Communications Corp. is a leading American media and entertainment company reaching and engaging over 170 million people each month through its premier collection of highly rated, award winning radio stations, digital platforms and live events. "
target: Podcorn Media, Inc.
Created by the founders of FameBit, an influencer marketing platform acquired by Google, Podcorn is a self-service marketplace connecting podcasters with advertisers for native sponsorships.
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$15
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closed 2/27/2007 via BusinessWire

Century Group, Inc, acquired Broadcast Bid.com

synopsis: Century Group, Inc. has completed the acquisition of pioneer radio Internet auctions provider BroadcastBid.com in a stock swap deal designed to bolster Century Group’s value. Terms of the deal call for Century Group to acquire all outstanding stock of BroadcastBid.com, Inc. in exchange for a majority of shares of Century Group common stock.
buyer: Century Group, Inc
Century Group provides exciting new opportunities in non-traditional revenue and content offering in the online media space to complement offline advertising and marketing. "
target: Broadcast Bid.com
BroadcastBid.com is entering the marketplace with a unique product that fills a definite need in traditional media companies and which will offer auctions similar to eBay that may find it increasingly hard to attract revenue from modern Internet media users.
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closed 10/3/2017 via PR Newswire

Slidely, acquired Unstock

synopsis: Slidely, the visual content platform and creator of PROMO, the #1 video creation solution for SMBs, announced that it has acquired Unstock, a mobile-first User Generated Content video marketplace. Unstock's application allows video editors, brands, and agencies to request for, and buy footage or video clips from videographers.
buyer: Slidely
Based in Israel, Slidely is the leading visual content platform enabling businesses and individuals to create visual content easily and affordably. The Slidely UGC platform helps users discover, create and share visual stories, for free, in beautiful and creative ways. "
target: Unstock
Unstock is a mobile-first User Generated Content video marketplace. Its application allows video editors, brands, and agencies to request for, and buy footage or video clips from videographers. Handpicked as part of Angelpad #10, Unstock has quickly built a community of creators and clients.
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closed 2/11/2016 via Market Wire

Chartboost, acquired Roostr Inc.

synopsis: Chartboost, the leading marketplace for mobile games to find new players and make more money, announced the acquisition of Roostr, the biggest marketplace for gaming influencers to connect directly with mobile game developers. Roostr is the first marketplace for gaming influencers to connect with mobile game developers.
buyer: Chartboost
Chartboost is the biggest marketplace for mobile games to make more money and find more players. Chartboost works with over 300,000 games in over 150 countries reaching over 1 Billion players every month that play more than 40 Billion game sessions. "
target: Roostr Inc.
Roostr is the first marketplace for gaming influencers to connect with mobile game developers. The Roostr team is passionate about great games and strongly believes that there's a better way to introduce new players to games through player-generated content.
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closed 2/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Teads, acquired Buzzeff MEA

synopsis: Buzzeff, an online advertising specialist in the MENA region, has been acquired by Teads, the Global Media Platform, to bolster online advertising services for regional advertisers while expanding their reach to international audiences. The two companies merged to form Teads MENA, with strategic locations in Dubai and in Casablanca.
buyer parent: Altice N.V.
buyer: Teads
Teads is the inventor of outstream video advertising and the leading native video advertising marketplace. Publishers work with Teads to create brand new outstream video inventory, monetizing it through programmatic buying, their own sales force, or third parties including Teads Demand. "
target: Buzzeff MEA
Buzzeff MEA is a regional video advertising specialist based in Dubai. Buzzeff is daily connecting brands to relevant audiences within relevant premium publishers. Over 400 brands have trusted Buzzeff already and benefited from a premium reach inventory, contextually relevant, brand-safe and more.
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announced 3/21/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Altice N.V., will acquire Teads

synopsis: Altice N.V. announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Teads, the No. 1 online video advertising marketplace in the world. Publishers work with Teads to create brand new video inventory and manage their existing inventory, monetizing it through their own sales force, Teads sales force, or programmatic buying.
buyer: Altice N.V. (ENXTAM:ATC:$16,678.41)
The Altice Group is a multinational cable, fiber, telecommunications, contents and media company with presence in four regions – Western Europe, the United States, Israel and the Overseas Territories. The Group provides very high speed based services to residential and corporate customers. "
target: Teads
Teads is the inventor of outstream video advertising and the leading native video advertising marketplace. Publishers work with Teads to create brand new outstream video inventory, monetizing it through programmatic buying, their own sales force, or third parties including Teads Demand.
price ($mm)
$306
rev ($mm)
$202
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
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closed 9/12/2016 via BNC Analysis

Teads, acquired Brainient

synopsis: Teads, the France-based video ad tech company, has acquired UK rival Brainient. Brainient is an interactive video advertising platform, builds tools that help agencies, advertisers, ad networks, and video publishers to create interactive video ads.
buyer parent: Ebuzzing
buyer: Teads
Teads creates and operates several private marketplaces for its publishers (called "VPX": Video Private Exchange) on which each publisher can manage the monetization of its video ad inventory in a programmatic or traditional way. "
target: Brainient
Brainient gives clients the tools to create rich, engaging and interactive video formats which can be delivered across a range of devices and reported on in real time. Brainient is the only interactive video solutions provider able to run campaigns across all UK broadcasters.
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closed 3/26/2014 via Yahoo, Inc.

Teads merged with Ebuzzing,

synopsis: Ebuzzing, one of the world's fastest growing providers of technology-driven video advertising solutions and Teads, a video ad management supply side platform (SSP) used by hundreds of renowned publishers and networks, announced the formation of the "Ebuzzing and Teads" group, creating a global leader in video advertising.
buyer: Ebuzzing
Ebuzzing's platform distributes user initiated video advertising experiences globally and across all devices. They create engaging, high impact video experiences, distributing video ads to audiences through placements within social media and premium media properties. "
target: Teads
Teads creates and operates several private marketplaces for its publishers (called "VPX": Video Private Exchange) on which each publisher can manage the monetization of its video ad inventory in a programmatic or traditional way.
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closed 9/12/2016 via BNC Analysis

Teads, acquired Brainient

synopsis: Teads, the France-based video ad tech company, has acquired UK rival Brainient. Brainient is an interactive video advertising platform, builds tools that help agencies, advertisers, ad networks, and video publishers to create interactive video ads.
buyer parent: Ebuzzing
buyer: Teads
Teads creates and operates several private marketplaces for its publishers (called "VPX": Video Private Exchange) on which each publisher can manage the monetization of its video ad inventory in a programmatic or traditional way. "
target: Brainient
Brainient gives clients the tools to create rich, engaging and interactive video formats which can be delivered across a range of devices and reported on in real time. Brainient is the only interactive video solutions provider able to run campaigns across all UK broadcasters.
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closed 3/26/2014 via Yahoo, Inc.

Teads merged with Ebuzzing,

synopsis: Ebuzzing, one of the world's fastest growing providers of technology-driven video advertising solutions and Teads, a video ad management supply side platform (SSP) used by hundreds of renowned publishers and networks, announced the formation of the "Ebuzzing and Teads" group, creating a global leader in video advertising.
buyer: Ebuzzing
Ebuzzing's platform distributes user initiated video advertising experiences globally and across all devices. They create engaging, high impact video experiences, distributing video ads to audiences through placements within social media and premium media properties. "
target: Teads
Teads creates and operates several private marketplaces for its publishers (called "VPX": Video Private Exchange) on which each publisher can manage the monetization of its video ad inventory in a programmatic or traditional way.
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announced 2/26/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Digital Turbine Group, LLC., will acquire AdColony

synopsis: Otello Corp, Inc, owner of AdColony, the in-app marketplace for brands, announced the signing of a definitive agreement to sell the global leader in mobile game advertising and monetization, to Austin-based Digital Turbine, a global on-device mobile platform company.
buyer: Digital Turbine Group, LLC. (APPS:$257.85)
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. "
target parent: Otello Corp
target: AdColony
AdColony is an in-app marketplace for brands. They are one of the largest mobile advertising platforms in the world, with a reach of more than 1.5 billion monthly users globally.
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$200 [$181]
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announced 11/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

ShowHeroes GmbH, will acquire Viralize Srl

synopsis: ShowHeroes is Europe’s leading, independent provider of video solutions for digital publishers and advertisers will acquire Italy-based Viralize. Viralize's powerful, proprietary platform allows publishers to deliver and monetize premium video.
buyer: ShowHeroes GmbH
ShowHeroes is Europe’s leading, independent provider of video solutions for digital publishers and advertisers. Its proprietary video platform consists of a library of thousands of unique video content clips, efficient video asset and playlist management. "
target parent: Vetrya Group
target: Viralize Srl
Headquartered in Italy, Viralize's powerful, proprietary platform allows publishers to deliver and monetize premium video, gives creators the global arena to distribute souped-up content, and connects advertisers to qualified, engaged audiences.
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$9.09
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closed 9/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Gimbal, acquired True[X] media

synopsis: ​Gimbal has acquired true[X], a connected TV (CTV) focused value exchange engagement advertising platform. The acquisition will bring together leaders in the location and connected TV spaces, enabling better targeting, creative, and measurement solutions for advertisers looking to bridge the gap between the physical and digital worlds.
buyer: Gimbal
Gimbal provides advertising and marketing technologies to the world's leading brands and retailers interested in understanding the physical world. Gimbal translates location data into intent, measurement, and insights to help organizations transform their businesses and maximize marketing relevance."
target parent: The Walt Disney Company
target: True[X] media
​true[X] empowers a value exchange engagement advertising and measurement platform for premium publishers across connected TV, mobile, and desktop. true[X] engagement ads serve the widest possible audience by optimizing consumers' time and attention to deliver impactful results for advertisers.
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closed 3/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

Vetrya Group, acquired Viralize Srl

synopsis: Vetrya, an Italian company which operates in the development of digital services , applications and broadband solutions , announced that it has finalized the acquisition of Viralize, a Florentine company that operates in digital video advertising . 
buyer: Vetrya Group (BIT:VTY:$53.30)
Vetrya Group is an Italian company that develops digital services, applications, and broadband solutions. Vetrya understand innovations and makes it functional for customers, by introducing innovation throughout the value chain, with a wide range of cloud computing platforms. "
target: Viralize Srl
Headquartered in Italy, Viralize's powerful, proprietary platform allows publishers to deliver and monetize premium video, gives creators the global arena to distribute souped-up content, and connects advertisers to qualified, engaged audiences.
price ($mm)
$11
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$16
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$3
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6.1x
announced 2/4/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Taptica, will acquire RhythmOne plc

synopsis: Taptica, a global leader in advertising technologies, announced the acquisition of RhythmOne, a tech-enabled digital media company that connects online audiences with brands through premium content across devices.
buyer: Taptica (AIM:TAP:$289.31)
Taptica is a publicly traded, global end-to-end mobile advertising platform that helps the world’s top brands reach their most valuable users with the widest range of traffic sources available today. "
target: RhythmOne plc (AIM:RTHM:$316.02)
RhythmOne is a tech-enabled digital media company that connects online audiences with brands through premium content across devices. Through its fully integrated programmatic platform, RhythmMax, the Company offers digital advertising inventory across owned, controlled and extended supply sources.
price ($mm)[EV]
$175 [$162]
rev ($mm)
$316
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$15
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announced 2/28/2018 via PR Newswire

AcuityAds Inc., will acquire ADman Media

synopsis: AcuityAds Holdings Inc., a technology leader that provides targeted digital media solutions, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ADman Interactive S.L., the largest video Supply Side Platform (SSP) for Spanish-speaking markets in Europe and Latin America.
buyer: AcuityAds Inc. (TSXV:AT:$47.91)
AcuityAds is a technology company that enables marketers to connect intelligently with their most meaningful audiences through digital media. A Self-Serve programmatic marketing platform, powered by proprietary machine learning technology, is at the core of its business. "
target: ADman Media
Spanish ADman Media has developed a video Supply Side Platform (SSP) for native formats. ADman Media's video SSP solution enables the seamless distribution of advertisers' video content through high quality publishers to achieve optimum engagement with audiences and maximize publisher revenues.
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announced 9/5/2017 via BusinessWire

RhythmOne plc, will acquire YuMe

synopsis: RhythmOne plc, a technology-enabled digital media company, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire YuMe, Inc., a leading provider of global audience technologies, curating relationships between brand advertisers and consumers of premium video content across a growing range of connected devices.
buyer: RhythmOne plc (AIM:RTHM:$316.02)
RhythmOne is a tech-enabled digital media company that connects online audiences with brands through premium content across devices. Through its fully integrated programmatic platform, RhythmMax, the Company offers digital advertising inventory across owned, controlled and extended supply sources. "
target: YuMe (NYSE:YUME:$159.78)
YuMe, Inc. is a leading provider of global audience technologies, curating relationships between brand advertisers and consumers of premium video content across a growing range of connected devices.
price ($mm)[EV]
$183 [$111]
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$160
EBITDA ($mm)
$10
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0.7x
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11.0x
announced 6/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

Artimedia PTE Ltd., will acquire Artimedia PTE Ltd.

synopsis: Artivision Technologies Ltd. entered into a conditional agreement to sell all of the issued and paid-up shares in the capital of Artimedia Pte. Ltd. to Dr. Ofer Miller, the Chief Technology Officer and Founder of Artimedia. Artimedia is a premium video ad-network, providing one of the industry’s most advanced video advertising platforms.
buyer: Artimedia PTE Ltd.
Artimedia provides end-to-end video advertising solutions that help advertisers and publishers to achieve the greatest return on their digital video investments. They combine a premium video ad network with a set of innovative video ad formats, developed with unique video analysis technology. "
target parent: Artivision Technologies
target: Artimedia PTE Ltd.
Artimedia provides end-to-end video advertising solutions that help advertisers and publishers to achieve the greatest return on their digital video investments. They combine a premium video ad network with a set of innovative video ad formats, developed with unique video analysis technology.
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$3.61
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announced 5/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

Atresmedia Corporación de Medios de Comunicación, S.A., will purchase Smartclip Latam from smartclip AG

synopsis: Atresmedia, a company that engages in the television, radio, cinema, the Internet, and advertising businesses, will buy Smartclip Latam from Smartclip. Smartclip deploys proprietary, custom-developed technology to distribute video advertising across all platforms and devices. Smartclip Latam operates in Spain and Latin America.
buyer: Atresmedia Corporación de Medios de Comunicación, S.A. (BME:A3M:$1,089.90)
Atresmedia, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the television, radio, cinema, the Internet, and advertising businesses. The company operates 57 television channels and 31 radio stations in Germany, France, Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg, Spain, Hungary, Croatia, and the Southeast Asia. "
seller: smartclip AG
smartclip deploys proprietary, custom-developed technology to distribute video advertising across all platforms and devices, controlled by ad servers. Smartclip Latam operates in Spain and Latin America. They have reached over 29 million users in Spain and over 164 million users in Latin America.
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announced 3/21/2016 via Company Press Release

Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland, will acquire smartclip AG

synopsis: Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland has signed an agreement to acquire a 93.75 per cent shareholding in Smartclip, with a call option to acquire the remaining shares. Smartclip bundles the online video advertising inventory of 700 publishers worldwide, and manages the integration and serving of video advertising to all internet-connected devices.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
buyer: Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland
Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland is one of the leading media companies in Germany. Its strong brands reach an audience of approximately 90 million viewers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. In addition to its free-to-air channels the company portfolio also includes four digital niche channels. "
target parent: Adconion Media Group
target: smartclip AG
smartclip is Europe's leading online video network, standarizing online video advertising content for easy publisher usage and connects relevant advertisers to premium websites. smartclip also offers individual advertising formats for different multiscreen options from smartphones to TV screens.
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closed 1/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

Somoto Ltd., acquired Terser Tude Ltd.

synopsis: Somoto Ltd., a company that helps thousands of software developers and website owners generate income, buys Terser Tude Ltd., a global network offering cutting edge mobile, web and video advertising solutions.
buyer: Somoto Ltd. (TASE:SMTO:$29.63)
Somoto Inc. was founded in 2009 by experienced web and shareware industry entrepreneurs, Somoto has been in the forefront of the internet monetization industry, helping thousands of software developers and website owners to generate income for their traffic. "
target: Terser Tude Ltd.
TerserTude is a global network offering cutting edge mobile, web and video advertising solutions. Their goal is to help advertisers reach quality users in global target markets by using the latest technological tools available in today's growing mobile markets.
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$3.29
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closed 7/20/2015 via Company Press Release

Modern Times Group MTG AB, acquired Zoomin.TV

synopsis: Modern Times Group, an international entertainment group, has acquired 51% of Zoomin.TV, the online video entertainment network, content production and advertising sales house. Zoomin is the 5th largest multi-channel network (MCN) in the world, attracting more than 2 billion monthly video views and 100 million subscribers worldwide on YouTube.
buyer: Modern Times Group MTG AB (MTG B:$461.70)
MTG (Modern Times Group MTG AB) is an international entertainment group. Their operations span six continents and include TV channels and platforms, online services, content production businesses and radio stations. "
target: Zoomin.TV
Zoomin.TV is Europe's No. 1 online news video producer and online and mobile video advertising network operator, currently active in 26 markets worldwide and expanding.
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closed 1/6/2015 via PR Newswire

Meredith Corporation, acquired Selectable Media

synopsis: Meredith Corporation, the leading media and marketing company serving American women, announced that it has acquired Selectable Media, a leading native and engagement-based advertising company.
buyer: Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP:$2,879.70)
Meredith Corp is the leading media and marketing company serving American women. Meredith combines well-known national brands - including Better Homes and Gardens, Parents, Ladies' Home Journal, Family Circle, Fitness and More - with local television brands in fast growing markets. "
target: Selectable Media
Selectable Media provides advertisers with a unique way to engage audiences through native advertising solutions and by providing ad-supported access to content that is most relevant to the lives, interests and passions of consumers.
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closed 2/17/2015 via BusinessWire

21st Century Fox, acquired True[X] media

synopsis: 21st Century Fox announced it has acquired true[X] media, a leading video advertising company that specializes in consumer engagement and on-demand marketing campaigns. True[X] will work closely with Fox Networks Group to drive engagement between brands and consumers on Fox’s proprietary digital platforms.
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 1.5 billion subscribers in approximately 50 local languages every day, it has a global portfolio of cable and broadcasting networks. "
target: True[X] media
true[X] media delivers effective advertising for on-demand, interactive media. true[X] media provides the best advertising experience for consumers, the best monetization for premium publishers and the best return for brand advertisers.
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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 9/19/2014 via BNC Analysis

Adyoulike SA, acquired Video Natives Limited

synopsis: AdYouLike has acquired Video Natives, a leading media owner and video network. Video Natives offers access to high volume, quality, multi screen video and a scalable solution to brand advertisers looking to increase brand awareness, engagement and customer sales.
buyer: Adyoulike SA
AdYouLike is a global ad network dedicated to spreading brand content natively on premium publishers. Their native formats are mainly focused on traffic, video & sponsored posts. The Adyoulike Studio operates a content creation service for advertisers. "
target: Video Natives Limited
Video Natives is a leading media owner and video network. Video Natives offers access to high volume, quality, multi screen video and a scalable solution to brand advertisers looking to increase brand awareness, engagement and customer sales.
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closed 6/24/2014 via PR Newswire

Opera Mediaworks Inc., acquired AdColony

synopsis: Opera announced that it has acquired AdColony, a leading mobile video advertising platform, to deliver best-in-class mobile video advertising to publishers and advertisers with a combined reach of more than 700 million global consumers. AdColony excels in delivering innovative, TV-like crystal-clear video ads instantly in HD.
buyer parent: Opera Software
buyer: Opera Mediaworks Inc.
Opera Mediaworks powers the mobile ad economy through technology innovation, transparency and trust, to create vibrant marketplaces for publishers and advertisers across the globe. This enables advertisers to efficiently reach their target audience and publishers to improve their monetization. "
target parent: Jirbo
target: AdColony
AdColony is a mobile video advertising company whose proprietary Instant-Play technology serves razor sharp, full-screen video ads instantly in HD across its extensive network of iOS and Android apps, eliminating the biggest pain points in mobile video advertising.
price ($mm)
$75
rev ($mm)
$53
EBITDA ($mm)
$8
EV / rev
6.6x
EV / EBITDA
44.3x
closed 3/20/2013 via BusinessWire

AdExcite merged with Q1Media,

synopsis: Q1Media announced the completion of its merger with AdExcite. Founded in 2004, Q1Media is a market-leading display advertising network with a reach of over 150 million monthly U.S. unique visitors (comScore). AdExcite, formed in 2009, is a comScore top 5 video ad network.
buyer: Q1Media
Q1Media is a leading digital media and technology group that delivers effective brand experiences at scale via Video, Display, Tablet and Mobile. They have inventory aggregated from over 1000 premium web publisher partners and a reach over 150 million monthly unique visitors. "
target: AdExcite
AdExcite is a digital video advertising network that delivers high performing ad units on websites, tablets, and mobile devices. AdExcite is the fastest-growing major video ad network of its class. Hundreds of quality publishers work with AdExcite to maximize the value of their online inventory.
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closed 2/14/2013 via PR Web

AlphaBird, Inc, acquired Volt Media

synopsis: Alphabird, a leading global digital publishing solutions company headquartered in San Francisco, announced the acquisition of Volt Media, one of the largest independent premium video advertising and technology companies in Australia and New Zealand.
buyer: AlphaBird, Inc
Alphabird is a vertically integrated digital marketing company. Alphabird's suite of publisher solutions enables web and mobile publishers to manage and optimize their audience development, content, data and monetization initiatives. "
target: Volt Media
Volt Media is one of the largest independent premium video and technology companies in Australia and New Zealand. Partnering with a number of leading creative, technology and data partners they are able to provide advertisers with the necessary tools to reach, engage and persuade audiences.
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closed 11/8/2011 via PE Hub

Adconion Media Group, acquired smartclip AG

synopsis: Online video advertising group Adconion Media Group has acquired smartclip, a European digital video advertising business. smartclip offers an inclusive technical platform, enabling both advertisers and publishers to take advantage of all the possibilities Internet video has to offer.
buyer: Adconion Media Group
Adconion Media Group is the largest independent global audience and content network. It arms agencies with customized technology and products designed in-house whilst delivering massive global reach across multiple platforms through a single network. "
target: smartclip AG
smartclip is Europe's leading online video network, standarizing online video advertising content for easy publisher usage and connects relevant advertisers to premium websites. smartclip also offers individual advertising formats for different multiscreen options from smartphones to TV screens.
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