Like Plaor

closed 5/20/2014 via BusinessWire

Plaor merged with CrowdGather, Inc.,

synopsis: Vertical interest social media network, CrowdGather, Inc., announced that it has closed its merger agreement with privately held, Plaor and Plaor Acquisition Corp, CrowdGather’s wholly-owned subsidiary. Plaor is a company that specializes in developing highly scalable multi-platform games.
buyer: CrowdGather, Inc. (CRWG:$1.69)
CrowdGather provides a highly interactive and informational social network for members, a management and revenue-sharing resource for third-party forum owners, and a largely untapped advertising network for marketers worldwide. "
target: Plaor
Plaor, a company that specializes in developing highly scalable multi-platform games, is located in the heart of Boston's fast growing Innovation District. Plaor produces Mega Fame Casino, an innovative and highly rated social casino available on iOS, Android & desktop.
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$5.22
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closed 7/31/2019 via Company Press Release

Spiffbet AB, acquired STHLMGAMING

synopsis: Spiffbet, a Swedish developer of online games for casino and betting, has acquired STHLMGAMING is a Swedish game company that develops online casino slots. STHLMGAMING develops casino games for PC and mobile devices. Their slots are designed to be simple and easy to understand, and offer potentially high payouts.
buyer: Spiffbet AB (OM:SPIFF:$0.00)
Spiffbet is a Swedish developer of online games for casino and betting. Spiffbet produces highly customisable casino games that can be tailored to operator needs. They offer traditional casino games under their Spiffbet Casino brand and hybrid Take5 Type games under their Spiffbet Sports brand. "
target: STHLMGAMING
STHLMGAMING is a Swedish game company that develops online casino slots. STHLMGAMING develops casino games for PC and mobile devices. Their slots are designed to be simple and easy to understand, and offer potentially high payouts. Their games include The Golden Chase, Sunset, Boost It, and more.
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closed 6/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Penn National Gaming, Inc., acquired Absolute Games

synopsis: Penn National Gaming has completed the acquisition Las Vegas-based social bingo games developer Absolute Games. Absolute will be integrated into the Penn Interactive Ventures division. Penn Interactive Ventures operates the company’s various social casino products such as Hollywoodcasino.com and Viva Slots Vegas.
buyer: Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN:$3,578.70)
Penn National Gaming owns, operates or has ownership interests in gaming and racing facilities and video gaming terminal operations with a focus on slot machine entertainment. The Company operates twenty-nine facilities in seventeen jurisdictions. "
target: Absolute Games
Absolute Games is a Las Vegas-based social bingo games developer. Their games include a Keno game and a top rated version of a classic casino-style game. Both are available in app stores.
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closed 7/12/2017 via PR Newswire

Scientific Games Corporation, acquired Red7Mobile Ltd.

synopsis: Scientific Games, a leading developer of technology-based products and services and associated content for worldwide gaming, lottery and interactive markets, has acquired Red7Mobile, a game studio that designs and develops high quality, innovative games and apps for the gambling industry.
buyer: Scientific Games Corporation (SGMS:$3,248.40)
Scientific Games Corporation is a leading developer of technology-based products and services and associated content for worldwide gaming, lottery and interactive markets. The Company's portfolio includes gaming machines, game content and systems; table games products and utilities; and more. "
target: Red7Mobile Ltd.
Red7Mobile designs and develops high quality, innovative games and apps for the gambling industry. Their portfolio includes slot games, instant win/scratch cards, and table games. In addition to game content, Red7Mobile also offers a range of sports betting solutions.
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closed 8/3/2016 via BusinessWire

Penn National Gaming, Inc., acquired Rocket Games

synopsis: Penn National Gaming, Inc. announced that it acquired Rocket Games, Inc., a leading developer of social casino games. Rocket Games was recognized by industry experts Eilers & Krejcik Gaming as the fastest growing social casino company in 2015.
buyer: Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN:$3,578.70)
Penn National Gaming owns, operates or has ownership interests in gaming and racing facilities and video gaming terminal operations with a focus on slot machine entertainment. The Company operates twenty-seven facilities in seventeen jurisdictions. "
target: Rocket Games
Developing for online, social and mobile markets, Rocket Games is a social casino game developer operating primarily in the North American market. The company, founded in 2013, is based out of San Francisco and operates a portfolio of over 50 slots titles.
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$60
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closed 5/20/2015 via BNC Analysis

NYX Gaming Group Ltd., acquired Game360

synopsis: Developer of gaming content NYX Gaming Group Ltd. announced that the purchase of Game360 Ltd. had been completed. Game360 is known to develop and distribute native and HTML5 mobile solutions as well as sports betting software to a number of gambling operators that provide their services on the Italian regulated market.
buyer: NYX Gaming Group Ltd. (TSXV:NYX:$184.82)
NYX Gaming proudly serves premium gaming content and fast, flexible gaming systems in true partnership with well over 100 customer partners using a combination of lottery, bingo and casino platforms and library of 300+ games. "
target: Game360
Game360 is an online and mobile software supplier offering a complete set of cross media and value added solutions to the gaming, casino and gambling industry's national and multinational leading operators.
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announced 6/24/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Askott Entertainment Inc. will be merged with FansUnite Media, Inc,

synopsis: Victory Square Technologies Inc. portfolio company FansUnite Entertainment will acquire all of the outstanding securities of Askott Entertainment Inc. by way of a three-cornered amalgamation. Askott is a Vancouver and Malta based software development company that has produced a one of a kind complete iGaming platform, Chameleon Gaming Platform.
buyer parent: Victory Square Technologies
buyer: FansUnite Media, Inc (CNSX:FANS:$0.00)
FansUnite is a sports and entertainment company, focusing on technology related to regulated and lawful online gaming and other related products. The principal business is operating the FansUnite Sportsbook and the website of McBookie Limited, offering online gaming services to the UK market. "
target: Askott Entertainment Inc.
Askott is a Vancouver and Malta based software development company that has produced a one of a kind complete iGaming platform, Chameleon Gaming Platform, with an Esports first focus geared for the next generation of online bettors and casino players.
price ($mm)
$22
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closed 3/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Gauselmann AG, acquired Bede Gaming

synopsis: The Gauselmann Group has acquired a significant majority stake in Bede Gaming, the leading online gaming platform headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne. Bede develops and markets online gaming platforms for operators of casino, sports betting and lottery offerings.
buyer: Gauselmann AG
Gauselmann is a German gaming and gambling company founded by Paul Gauselmann. Gauselmann AG, through its subsidiaries, manufactures, supplies, sells, and operates amusement machines, amusement with prize machines for customers in Germany and internationally. "
target: Bede Gaming
Bede Gaming is the leading online gaming platform headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne. Bede develops and markets online gaming platforms for operators of casino, sports betting and lottery offerings.
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closed 2/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Epic Media Sweden AB, acquired QTech Games

synopsis: QTech Games, Asia’s number-one games distributor, has announced a major merger with leading games reseller, Epic Media, in order to bolster its platform’s position at the forefront of the industry for taking the best online games to market across emerging territories.
buyer: Epic Media Sweden AB
Epic Media is a leading games reseller, based in Sweden. Epic Media is headed up by Staffan Lindgren and Ulf Norder, both of whom have extensive experience in the gambling industry. Norder was previously director of development at Yggdrasil and Evolution Gaming. "
target: QTech Games
QTech Games is the fastest growing game distributor in Asia. Its mission is to find the best online (Random Number Generator) games in the world and distribute them to operators in Asia and other global growth territories.
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closed 12/19/2018 via BusinessWire

Blockchain Innovations Corp., acquired The Games Company

synopsis: BlockChain Innovations Corp., an international blockchain technology supplier serving the regulated gaming industry, has acquired The Games Company (TGC), an independent casino games development house with a mission to deliver high quality gaming content. TGC is a UK company creating HTML5 casino games for desktop and mobile.
buyer: Blockchain Innovations Corp.
Blockchain Innovations Corp. (BCI) designs and develops market ready blockchain technology for public and private real-money wagering and peer-to-peer gaming companies across the globe. BCI offers a fully functional crypto-currency wallet for PebbleCoin, a gambling-by-design cryptocurrency. "
target: The Games Company
The Games Company is an independent casino games development house with a mission to deliver high quality gaming content. TGC is a UK company with a development team based in Portugal, creating HTML5 casino games for desktop and mobile.
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announced 7/29/2016 via Company Press Release

Stride Gaming, will acquire 8Ball Games Limited

synopsis: Stride Gaming, the multi-branded online gaming operator, announced that it has conditionally agreed to acquire the entire issued share capital of 8Ball Games Limited. 8Ball Games is an online bingo operator with a 2% market share of the UK online bingo market. It has over 60,000 active players and 74 sites, including Booty Bingo and WeWantBingo.
buyer: Stride Gaming (AIM:STR:$50.11)
Stride Gaming is an online gaming operator in both the Bingo-led and social gaming market, using its proprietary and purchased software to provide online bingo and related gaming and social activities to players. Stride Gaming only operates in regulated markets. "
target: 8Ball Games Limited
8Ball Games is an online bingo operator with a 2% market share of the UK online bingo market. It has over 60,000 active players and 74 sites, including Booty Bingo and WeWantBingo. 8Ball operates a multi-platform multi brand strategy, acquiring the lower end of the market.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
3.1x
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15.0x
closed 7/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

IBID Group, acquired Pragmatic Play

synopsis: Internet-focused investment firm IBID Group has completed the acquisition of Pragmatic Play. Pragmatic Play is one of the fastest growing providers of mobile and desktop digital casino games for the online gaming industry. It contains unique in-house content of over 150 proven slot games for mobile and desktop.
buyer: IBID Group
IBID, the internet business investment development company, is an umbrella organisation investing in and buying companies across a number of different sectors, predominately internet-based companies with long term growth potential. "
target: Pragmatic Play
Pragmatic Play is one of the fastest growing providers of mobile and desktop digital casino games for the online gaming industry. Containing unique in-house content of over 150 proven slot games for mobile and desktop, the Pragmatic Play games library is defined by its mantra of innovation.
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closed 7/1/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Newogioco Group, acquired Odissea

synopsis: Newgioco Group completed the acquisition of Odissea Betriebsinformatik Beratung Gmbh a gaming software development company which owns and operates a proprietary betting platform and product development house.
buyer: Newogioco Group
Newgioco Group, Inc., together with its wholly owned subsidiaries, is a fully integrated licensed online and land-based gaming operator. The company conducts its business primarily through our internet-based gambling and sports betting platform under the registered brand Newgioco. "
target: Odissea
Odissea is a gaming software development company which owns and operates a proprietary betting platform and product development house which currently processes approximately $400 million in betting turnover on an annual basis.
price ($mm)
$1.45
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closed 11/13/2013 via BNC Analysis

Novomatic AG, acquired Betware Ltd.

synopsis: Novomatic AG, through its subsidiary Novo Lottery Solutions GmbH, has acquired a majority shareholding in Betware Holding hf., the Icelandic gaming pioneer and the leader in online gaming solutions for the lottery market.
buyer: Novomatic AG
Novomatic AG was established in 1980 and is the holding and core company of the Novomatic Group of Companies, which covers the full range of business lines within the gaming and amusement industry. "
target parent: NSA Ventures
target: Betware Ltd.
Betware Ltd. develops interactive gaming solutions. It offers lottery, mobile lottery, instant, sports, bingo, skill and casual, casino, and poker games.
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closed 10/31/2013 via Company Press Release

NetPlay TV plc, acquired Vernons Games Limited

synopsis: NetPlayTV, the interactive gaming group, is pleased to announce that it has purchased Vernons.com, the e-gaming division of Sportech plc, from Sportech (Alderney) Limited. Vernons Games Limited operates an online casino, bingo, poker and sports book.
buyer: NetPlay TV plc (AIM:NPT:$42.84)
NetPlayTV is the UK's largest interactive TV gaming company. They use their extensive knowledge of creating profitable games with their proven ability to create great TV show formats. They develop highly successful brands that people can play on TV, online and on their mobile. "
target parent: Sportech
target: Vernons Games Limited
Vernons Games Limited operates an online casino, bingo, poker and sports book. They also provide The Football Pools, to more than half a million customers each week, along with a variety of other innovative e-Gaming and betting services.
price ($mm)
$4.82
rev ($mm)
$8
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0.6x
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closed 2/6/2013 via PR Newswire

SHFL entertainment, acquired Protec Games

synopsis: SHFL entertainment, Inc. has acquired ProTec Games, Inc., a computer-based content provider for casino slot games, table games, and online video games. Located in Qingdao, China, ProTec will continue to develop graphical assets and perform software development and testing for SHFL's slot machines and other electronic products.
buyer: SHFL entertainment (SHFL:$259.05)
SHFL entertainment is a leading global gaming supplier committed to making gaming more fun for players and more profitable for operators through product innovation, and superior quality and service. "
target: Protec Games
ProTec Games, Inc. is a professional developer of multimedia and software assets for various types of games including slot game, table game, and online video game. Protec Games also provides premium services of artwork creation, software development and game math analysis.
price ($mm)
$0.34
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closed 11/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

ME2ON Co., Ltd., acquired Lucky Zen Limited

synopsis: ME2ON Co., Ltd., a leading online social casino game developer and operator in Asia, has acquired a 50.1% stake in Lucky Zen Limited, a game development and publishing company in Hong Kong. Lucky Zen develops social casino games for mobile devices. Their games include Classic Vegas Slot, DoubleHit Casino, and a lineup of 21 solitaire games.
buyer: ME2ON Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ:A201490:$18.75)
ME2ON is a leading online social casino game developer and operator in Asia. They offer an integrated online social poker game platform, Fulpot Poker, and an integrated mobile social casino game platform, Full House Casino. "
target: Lucky Zen Limited
Lucky Zen Limited is a game development and publishing company in Hong Kong. The company develops social casino games for mobile devices. Their games include Classic Vegas Slot and DoubleHit Casino. They also have a lineup of 21 solitaire games.
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closed 4/26/2017 via Company Press Release

GamePoint B.V., acquired Luck Genome

synopsis: GamePoint, a worldwide leader in real-time multiplayer social gaming, has acquired the Israeli company Luck Genome. Luck Genome create games for various platforms and networks. Their Slots Craze brand provides a platform for more than sixty social casino games and is considered one of the world's leading players in its field.
buyer: GamePoint B.V.
GamePoint B.V. is a worldwide leader in real-time multiplayer gaming, well known for GamePoint Bingo and GamePoint RoyalDice. They aim to entertain a worldwide audience with their real time multiplayer social games. They provide social features in their games and have extensive community support. "
target: Luck Genome
Luck Genome is a game development company. Luck Genome has developed the Slots Craze brand, which provides a platform for more than sixty social casino games and is considered one of the world's leading players in its field. They create and produce top-level casual, mobile and social titles.
price ($mm)
$13
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closed 3/30/2015 via Market Wire

GSN Games, acquired Idle Gaming

synopsis: GSN Games, a leading provider of social casino games and cash tournaments, has acquired social casino game developer Idle Gaming, whose titles include Fresh Deck Poker, Slots of Fun and Video Poker Tour. The acquisition adds both high-quality talent and mobile platform technologies that support GSN Games' long-term strategic growth.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: GSN Games
GSN Games delivers social casino games and cash tournaments designed to fuel every player's inner winner. Founded in 1999, the company has evolved into one of the world's top game publishers and creators with game content on mobile, social and the Web. "
target: Idle Gaming
Idle Gaming is the premium brand in social casino gaming. With their team of veteran iGaming professionals, seasoned Social/Mobile experts, rockstar developers & the highest art quality standards, Idle Gaming creates the world's most entertaining & authentic social casino games.
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announced 6/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Aspire Global, will acquire Pariplay

synopsis: Aspire Global, a leading provider of complete iGaming solutions for Operators and white labels, will acquire Pariplay, an online casino content developer in Gibraltar that creates online games and systems that add real value to any Casino operator. Their Interactive Gaming Solution (IGS) provides a turnkey solution for any online gaming operation.
buyer: Aspire Global
Aspire Global is a leading provider of complete iGaming solutions for Operators and white labels. Their services provide everything needed in order to succeed in online gaming. Aspire Global's suite of services include casino and sportsbook management, CRM, payments, call centers, and more. "
target: Pariplay
Pariplay is an online casino content developer in Gibraltar that creates online games and systems that add real value to any Casino operator. Their Interactive Gaming Solution (IGS) provides a turnkey solution for any online gaming operation. Their games include Mystic Manor, Parrot's Gold and more.
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closed 5/20/2014 via BusinessWire

Plaor merged with CrowdGather, Inc.,

synopsis: Vertical interest social media network, CrowdGather, Inc., announced that it has closed its merger agreement with privately held, Plaor and Plaor Acquisition Corp, CrowdGather’s wholly-owned subsidiary. Plaor is a company that specializes in developing highly scalable multi-platform games.
buyer: CrowdGather, Inc. (CRWG:$1.69)
CrowdGather provides a highly interactive and informational social network for members, a management and revenue-sharing resource for third-party forum owners, and a largely untapped advertising network for marketers worldwide. "
target: Plaor
Plaor, a company that specializes in developing highly scalable multi-platform games, is located in the heart of Boston's fast growing Innovation District. Plaor produces Mega Fame Casino, an innovative and highly rated social casino available on iOS, Android & desktop.
price ($mm)
$5.22
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$0
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closed 12/30/2015 via BNC Analysis

Muut, Inc., acquired Tal.ki

synopsis: Online discussion platform Muut bought Tal.ki in a deal that will help Muut's online community count grow to 1.8 million. Tal.ki is a service for creating and embedding a forum into an existing website. Tal.ki lets members join the conversation by using their Facebook, Twitter, or other social media logins.
buyer: Muut, Inc.
Muut is a powerful discussion platform, unencumbered by the weight of unnecessary features and distractions. It places the conversation back to the forefront. Clean user interface, persistent content and deep integration to the site makes a more natural and meaningful discussion. "
target parent: CrowdGather, Inc.
target: Tal.ki
Tal.ki is a service for creating and embedding a forum into an existing website. Forums grow faster on Tal.ki compared to traditional forum software thanks to it's simplicity for members to join by using their Facebook, Twitter, or other social media logins.
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closed 5/20/2014 via BusinessWire

Plaor merged with CrowdGather, Inc.,

synopsis: Vertical interest social media network, CrowdGather, Inc., announced that it has closed its merger agreement with privately held, Plaor and Plaor Acquisition Corp, CrowdGather’s wholly-owned subsidiary. Plaor is a company that specializes in developing highly scalable multi-platform games.
buyer: CrowdGather, Inc. (CRWG:$1.69)
CrowdGather provides a highly interactive and informational social network for members, a management and revenue-sharing resource for third-party forum owners, and a largely untapped advertising network for marketers worldwide. "
target: Plaor
Plaor, a company that specializes in developing highly scalable multi-platform games, is located in the heart of Boston's fast growing Innovation District. Plaor produces Mega Fame Casino, an innovative and highly rated social casino available on iOS, Android & desktop.
price ($mm)
$5.22
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closed 7/11/2012 via BusinessWire

CrowdGather, Inc., acquired PersonalityCafe

synopsis: One of the leading networks of forum communities on the Internet, CrowdGather, Inc., announced that it has acquired the domain name, website, mobile app and assets related to Personalitycafe.com. Founded in 2008, PersonalityCafe.com has grown into one of the leading and most active communities focused on psychology on the Internet.
buyer: CrowdGather, Inc. (CRWG:$1.69)
CrowdGather provides a highly interactive and informational social network for members, a management and revenue-sharing resource for third-party forum owners, and a largely untapped advertising network for marketers worldwide. "
target: PersonalityCafe
Founded in 2008 as way to explore personality types and for people to find others like themselves to interact with, PersonalityCafe.com has grown into one of the leading and most active communities focused on psychology on the Internet.
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closed 9/8/2011 via BusinessWire

CrowdGather, Inc., acquired Yuku

synopsis: CrowdGather has acquired the domain name, website, and assets related to yuku.com including the Ezboard domains and its integrated forums, from Inform Technologies, Inc. Yuku.com is a premier forum platform that offers both members and forum organizers a simple interface to use and manage the forum communities.
buyer: CrowdGather, Inc. (CRWG:$1.69)
CrowdGather provides a highly interactive and informational social network for members, a management and revenue-sharing resource for third-party forum owners, and a largely untapped advertising network for marketers worldwide. "
target parent: Inform Technologies, LLC
target: Yuku
Yuku has a long history of serving, managing and hosting forum communities, and also includes the original ezboard.com forum community, one of the most prominent forum platforms online. Yuku.com includes many social network features for members and member profiles.
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closed 6/27/2011 via BusinessWire

CrowdGather, Inc., acquired Writers.net

synopsis: One of the leading networks of forum communities on the Internet, CrowdGather announced it has acquired the domain name, website, and assets related to Writers.net. Created in 1994, Writers.net is an Internet directory of writers, editors, publishers and literary agents.
buyer: CrowdGather, Inc. (CRWG:$1.69)
CrowdGather provides a highly interactive and informational social network for members, a management and revenue-sharing resource for third-party forum owners, and a largely untapped advertising network for marketers worldwide. "
target: Writers.net
Writers.net is valuable to writers, publishers, editors and literary agents. It gives writers, both published and unpublished, a chance to get writing assignments from publishers and editors looking for writers.
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closed 5/25/2011 via BusinessWire

CrowdGather, Inc., acquired PbNation.com

synopsis: One of the leading networks of forum communities on the Internet, CrowdGather, announced that it has acquired the domain name, website, and assets related to PbNation.com one of the world’s largest online paintball communities according to Forbes and the Chicago Tribune.
buyer: CrowdGather, Inc. (CRWG:$1.69)
CrowdGather provides a highly interactive and informational social network for members, a management and revenue-sharing resource for third-party forum owners, and a largely untapped advertising network for marketers worldwide. "
target: PbNation.com
Atlanta-based PbNation.com is an industry leader in the monetization of online forum-based communities generating a variety of revenue streams from the customization of the vbulletin platform. It is the largest interactive community on the Internet with a focus on the extreme sport of paintball.
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closed 4/28/2011 via BusinessWire

CrowdGather, Inc., acquired Pocketables.net

synopsis: One of the leading networks of forum communities on the Internet, CrowdGather, announced that it has acquired Pocketables.net. Pocketables.net has been providing news, reviews, and commentary about ultramobile computers, mobile internet devices, and other handheld gadgets since 2006.
buyer: CrowdGather, Inc. (CRWG:$1.69)
CrowdGather provides a highly interactive and informational social network for members, a management and revenue-sharing resource for third-party forum owners, and a largely untapped advertising network for marketers worldwide. "
target: Pocketables.net
Pocketables is an online tech publication that provides news, commentary, and comprehensive reviews on various mobile computing devices (7-inch or smaller screens), portable consumer electronics, and related accessories.
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closed 4/18/2011 via BusinessWire

CrowdGather, Inc., acquired Forumer

synopsis: One of the leading networks of forum communities on the Internet, CrowdGather, has announced that it has acquired the assets of free forum hosting pioneer, Forumer.com. Forumer, which serves 35 million monthly pageviews across 200,000 active forums, joins CrowdGather’s existing free forum hosting platforms FreeForums.org and Lefora.com.
buyer: CrowdGather, Inc. (CRWG:$1.69)
CrowdGather provides a highly interactive and informational social network for members, a management and revenue-sharing resource for third-party forum owners, and a largely untapped advertising network for marketers worldwide. "
target: Forumer
Forumer is a free forum hosting pioneer which serves 35 million monthly pageviews across 200,000 active forums. Features include over 30 free skins, a great custom portal, a live chatroom, and much more.
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$0.40
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closed 3/23/2011 via BusinessWire

CrowdGather, Inc., acquired DigiShopTalk.com

synopsis: CrowdGather has announced that it has acquired the domain names and assets related to DigiShopTalk.com. DigiShopTalk was opened in August 2006 as a simple message board and has since grown to become one of the largest (non-store / product sales related) digital scrapbooking sites on the internet.
buyer: CrowdGather, Inc. (CRWG:$1.69)
CrowdGather provides a highly interactive and informational social network for members, a management and revenue-sharing resource for third-party forum owners, and a largely untapped advertising network for marketers worldwide. "
target: DigiShopTalk.com
DigiShopTalk is one of the largest (non-store / product sales related) digital scrapbooking sites on the internet. The site has approximately 40,000 members with over 2.7 million posts. The site’s gallery contains over 1,000,000 layouts with close to 9,000,000 member comments.
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$0.07
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closed 3/22/2011 via BusinessWire

CrowdGather, Inc., acquired Rapmusic.com

synopsis: One of the leading networks of forum communities on the Internet, CrowdGather, has announced that it has acquired the domain name, website, and assets related to Rapmusic.com. Rapmusic.com is the premier online destination for Rap and Hip Hop lifestyle enthusiasts.
buyer: CrowdGather, Inc. (CRWG:$1.69)
CrowdGather provides a highly interactive and informational social network for members, a management and revenue-sharing resource for third-party forum owners, and a largely untapped advertising network for marketers worldwide. "
target: Rapmusic.com
Founded in 1999, Rapmusic.com is the premier online destination for Rap and Hip Hop lifestyle enthusiasts and is one of the leaders in spotlighting breaking music industry and artist news.
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announced 7/26/2010 via BusinessWire

CrowdGather, Inc., will acquire Lefora

synopsis: CrowdGather announced a definitive agreement to acquire the technical assets from Lefora. The CrowdGather network combined with Lefora’s hosted forum properties will offer a search engine and social media-friendly network of forum communities that serves over 90 million monthly pageviews.
buyer: CrowdGather, Inc. (CRWG:$1.69)
With its growing portfolio of special interest forums and enthusiast message board communities, CrowdGather has created a centralized network to benefit forum members, forum owners and forum advertisers. "
target: Lefora
Lefora was founded by a core team of Internet and games pioneers who got fed up with the lack of features available in online forums. Lefora’s mission is to transform one of the largest and most active parts of the Internet, forums, by letting anybody create their own forum in under a minute.
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closed 6/9/2010 via BusinessWire

CrowdGather, Inc., acquired ADISN, Inc.

synopsis: One of the leading networks of forum communities on the Internet, CrowdGather, announced that it has acquired Adisn, a next generation Digital Ad Agency that uses relationship data from the social web to enhance targeting, for $5.5 million, the largest acquisition in CrowdGather’s history.
buyer: CrowdGather, Inc. (CRWG:$1.69)
With its growing portfolio of special interest forums and enthusiast message board communities, CrowdGather has created a centralized network to benefit forum members, forum owners and forum advertisers. "
target: ADISN, Inc.
Adisn is a next generation Digital Ad Agency that uses relationship data from the social web to enhance targeting. Adisn has proven that the aggregate of web conversations, web profiles, online blogs, and behavior create millions of relationships between seemingly unrelated topics.
price ($mm)
$4.44
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
9.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/10/2009 via Capital IQ

CrowdGather, Inc., acquired Anythingbutipod.com

synopsis: One of the leading networks of forum communities on the Internet, CrowdGather announced that it has acquired the leading consumer electronics media player community site www.anythingbutipod.com.
buyer: CrowdGather, Inc. (CRWG:$1.69)
With its growing portfolio of special interest forums and enthusiast message board communities, CrowdGather has created a centralized network to benefit forum members, forum owners and forum advertisers. "
target: Anythingbutipod.com
Founded in 2005, Anythingbutipod.com has grown to become the leading mp3 player review site and community with over 62,000 portable media enthusiast that have started over 42,000 topics. ABI has mentions in the New York Times, Newsweek, and other publications thought the world.
price ($mm)
$0.18
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 10/15/2009 via BusinessWire

CrowdGather, Inc., acquired MatrixWatch.com

synopsis: One of the leading networks of forum communities on the Internet, CrowdGather, announced the purchase of MatrixWatch, a community driven anti-fraud knowledge base founded in 2002.
buyer: CrowdGather, Inc. (CRWG:$1.69)
With its growing portfolio of special interest forums and enthusiast message board communities, CrowdGather has created a centralized network to benefit forum members, forum owners and forum advertisers. "
target: MatrixWatch.com
MatrixWatch is acknowledged as one of the leading community driven anti-fraud resources on the internet. Taking a "wisdom of the crowds" approach to fighting fraud, MatrixWatch has helped to protect hundreds of businesses and consumers around the world from new and emerging threats online.
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closed 7/29/2009 via BusinessWire

CrowdGather, Inc., acquired AdminFusion.com

synopsis: One of the leading networks of forum communities on the worldwide web, CrowdGather announced the acquisition of webmaster and forum owner community, AdminFusion.com
buyer: CrowdGather, Inc. (CRWG:$1.69)
With its growing portfolio of special interest forums and enthusiast message board communities, CrowdGather has created a centralized network to benefit forum members, forum owners and forum advertisers. "
target: AdminFusion.com
Started in September of 2005, AdminFusion.com is the ultimate resource for forum administration and moderation. This forum is dedicated to helping new and experienced Forum owners and moderators get the edge on how to better improve their forums.
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closed 7/29/2009 via BusinessWire

CrowdGather, Inc., acquired MJHQ.com

synopsis: One of the leading networks of forum communities on the worldwide web, CrowdGather announced the acquisition of Michael Jackson fan-site, MJHQ.
buyer: CrowdGather, Inc. (CRWG:$1.69)
With its growing portfolio of special interest forums and enthusiast message board communities, CrowdGather has created a centralized network to benefit forum members, forum owners and forum advertisers. "
target: MJHQ.com
Originally launched in 2004, MJHQ.com has served as a gathering place for fans of the “King of Entertainment”, Michael Jackson to get together to discuss his life and works. After his recent death, the site has become even more significant in the lives of those that he touched.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/22/2008 via BusinessWire

CrowdGather, Inc., acquired FreePowerBoards.com

synopsis: One of the leading networks of forum communities on the worldwide web, CrowdGather has added FreePowerBoards.com to their rapidly expanding roster of enthusiast forums and tools for forum members. FreePowerBoards is an easy to use, customizable message board hosting service available free of charge to its members.
buyer: CrowdGather, Inc. (CRWG:$1.69)
With its growing portfolio of special interest forums and enthusiast message board communities, CrowdGather has created a centralized network to benefit forum members, forum owners and forum advertisers. "
target: FreePowerBoards.com
FreePowerBoards.com is an easy to use, customizable message board hosting service available free of charge to its members. FreePowerBoards.com offers registration, hosting space, bandwidth, support, and service for individuals interested in creating their own message boards or forums.
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closed 4/22/2021 via Company Press Release

Paragon Partners GmbH, acquired Sovendus GmbH

synopsis: Paragon Partners, a German private equity firm, has acquired a majority stake in Sovendus Group. Headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany, Sovendus is the leading European provider of checkout page-based online marketing. With the support of Paragon Partners, Sovendus plans to accelerate growth in Germany and other European countries.
buyer: Paragon Partners GmbH
Based in Germany, Paragon Partners is one of the leading independent private equity firms in Europe with more than €1.2 billion of equity under management. Paragon works closely with portfolio companies to achieve sustainable growth and operational excellence. "
target parent: COFRA Holding
target: Sovendus GmbH
Based in Germany, Sovendus is the leading provider of tools for checkout-based online marketing in Europe with over 1,200 partners. The core product Sovendus SALES connects shops via Sovendus’ closed voucher network, generating reach, new customers, and transactions.
price ($mm)
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announced 12/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

FANDOM, will acquire Curse LLC

synopsis: Fandom, a global entertainment media brand, will acquire Curse from Twitch, the world’s leading live video platform and community for gamers. Curse is an online game portal and network of gaming websites. Curse empowers online gamers with premium resources and content. Their sites include Azurilland, Diablofans, Hearthpwn, MMO-Champion and more.
buyer: FANDOM
FANDOM is a global entertainment media brand, based in California, powered by fan passion. The fan-trusted source in entertainment, they provide a home to explore, contribute to, and celebrate the world of pop culture. "
target parent: Amazon.com, Inc.
target: Curse LLC
Curse is an online game portal and network of gaming websites. Curse empowers online gamers with premium resources and content. Their gaming websites include Azurilland, Diablofans, Hearthpwn, MMO-Champion and more. Their wiki hosting platform, Gamepedia, is dedicated to games and written by gamers.
price ($mm)
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announced 7/18/2018 via PR Newswire

Future plc, will purchase Consumer Division from Purch

synopsis: Global specialist media platform, Future plc announced the proposed acquisition of the consumer division and all associated brands and services of Purch, the next generation digital publishing and marketplace platform, operating in the consumer technology and science verticals.
buyer: Future plc (LSE:FUTR:$478.54)
Based in the UK, Future plc is an international media group and leading digital publisher. The Group operates two separately managed brand-led divisions: Media and Magazine. The Magazine division is brand-led while the Media division focuses on being at the forefront of digital innovation. "
seller: Purch
Purch is a digital publishing and marketplace platform positioned at the intersection of content, commerce and customer. By combining in-depth product reviews, comparisons and services with industry-leading publisher technology, Purch creates a seamless connection between buyers and sellers.
price ($mm)
$133
rev ($mm)
$64
EBITDA ($mm)
$10
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
13.1x
announced 1/5/2018 via BusinessWire

Maven Inc., will acquire HubPages

synopsis: Maven Inc. agreed to acquire HubPages in a union that will bring together 40 million monthly unique users together in a single premium digital media network, the two companies announced after signing a letter of intent. HubPages’ network will be migrated to Maven’s publishing and community platform, relaunched as part of a single premium network.
buyer: Maven Inc. (OTCPK:MVEN:$0.38)
Maven is an expert-driven, group media network, whose platform serves, by invitation-only, a coalition of professional, independent channel partners. Maven enables partners to focus on creating, informing, sharing, discovering, leading & interacting with the communities & constituencies they serve. "
target: HubPages
HubPages is an online publishing platform and a passionate open community of dedicated writers, explorers, knowledge seekers, and conversation starters. It helps Hubbers find and build an audience, easily create articles, and earn all sorts of rewards, from accolades to ad revenue.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/4/2018 via Company Press Release

ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE, acquired Kairion GmbH

synopsis: ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE continues to strengthen its activities in the ad-tech sector and is acquiring the e-commerce marketer Kairion from Cocomore AG. Kairion offers advertising customers the opportunity to place adverts in the combined advertising space of the participating retailers.
buyer: ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE (XTRA:PSM:$4,577.28)
ProSiebenSat.1 Group is one of the most successful independent media companies in Europe with a strong presence in the TV and digital markets. Free TV financed by advertising is the core business of the Group. ProSiebenSat.1 has also built up a successful e-commerce business of digital platforms. "
target parent: Cocomore AG
target: Kairion GmbH
Kairion offers advertising customers the opportunity to place adverts in the combined advertising space of the participating retailers. The company aggregates the advertising environments and data of over 80 online shops, an activity known as retail media.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/21/2017 via Company Press Release

Linx S.A., acquired Percycle Serviços Ltda.

synopsis: LINX S.A. announces the acquisition of Percycle Serviços Ltda. (“Percycle”) by Linx Sistemas e Consultoria Ltda., a subsidiary of the Company, for 100% of the shares of Percycle. Percycle operates the leading native online media platform, uniting merchants, brands and consumers. It allows a company to advertise within the top e-commerce sites.
buyer: Linx S.A. (BOVESPA:LINX3:$161.38)
With more than 30 years offering management software (ERP and POS), Linx specializes in retail and meets many different market needs. Linx offers specific solutions for gas stations and convenience stores, dealerships, food, fashion, optical shops, drugstores, supermarkets, magazines and more. "
target: Percycle Serviços Ltda.
Percycle operates the leading native online media platform, uniting merchants, brands and consumers. It allows a company to advertise within the top e-commerce sites in different formats and segmentations, in addition to enable the maximizing of ROI (return on investment) generated in the campaign.
price ($mm)
$3.91
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Müller Medien GmbH & Co. KG, acquired news.de GmbH

synopsis: Müller Medien GmbH has acquired the Leipzig, Germany-based news portal news.de from Unister Holding GmbH. News.de is an independent news website which provides up-to-date news stories, the latest developments from the media and a comprehensive guide to the world.
buyer: Müller Medien GmbH & Co. KG
Müller Medien GmbH & Co. KG, founded in 1950, is a media company headquartered in Nuremberg. The company is active in five sectors: directories, broadcasting, print media, book, and New Business (online). Müller Medien publishes telephone books and is active in radio/television broadcasting. "
target parent: Unister
target: news.de GmbH
News.de is an independent news website which provides up-to-date news stories, the latest developments from the media and a comprehensive guide to the world. From politics and business to sports and entertainment, news.de brings information on both national and international events.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

Fit Reisen, acquired Kurz Mal Weg

synopsis: Fit Reisen, a booking specialist for travel and wellness, has acquired Kurz Mal Weg, a company that operates an online travel portal that offers wellness and travel packages. They are based in Germany.
buyer: Fit Reisen
Fit Reisen is a booking specialist for travel and wellness. People can book wellness getaways, travel packages and classes. They are based in Hamburg, Germany. "
target parent: Unister
target: Kurz Mal Weg
Kurz Mal Weg operates an online travel portal. They offer wellness and travel packages. The company is based in Hamburg, Germany.
price ($mm)
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announced 3/2/2016 via BNC Analysis

Shoply will be merged with Anyware Corporation,

synopsis: Shoply Limited is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement for a proposed merger with Anyware Corporation Pty Ltd. Shoply is an online shopping company which sells a variety of items through its online shopping destinations.
buyer: Anyware Corporation
Anyware Corporation Pty Ltd. imports and distributes computer accessories in Australia and New Zealand. The company offers products such as audio/visual, cables, digital signage, gaming, input devices, KVM, LED lighting, mobile device accessories, networking, notebook and more. "
target: Shoply (ASX:SHP:$2.51)
Shoply is an online shopping company. It sells a variety of products through its Online Shopping destinations. Items include kitchenware, cookware, home appliances, computer parts, networking products, electronics, whitegoods, stationery, baby products, toys, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$17
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/19/2015 via Company Description

Hanse Vertriebspartner AG, will acquire GELD.de

synopsis: Investment manager Hanse Vertriebspartner AG has announced that it will acquire GELD.de, a German financial portal for insurance and financial products comparison. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Leipzig, Germany.
buyer: Hanse Vertriebspartner AG
Hanse Vertriebspartner AG is an investment management firm based in Hamburg, Germany. "
target parent: Unister
target: GELD.de
GELD.de is a financial portal for insurance and financial products comparison. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Leipzig, Germany.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 6/16/2015 via PR Newswire

Connexity, acquired PriceGrabber

synopsis: Marketing services company Connexity Inc. has acquired PriceGrabber a leading retail lead-generation platform and network. PriceGrabber's expansive shopping-focused publisher network offers more than 2,000 retailers marketing access to millions of shoppers each month from leading online shopping destinations such as Yahoo! and Ask.com.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: Connexity
Connexity, Inc. is a technology driven marketing solutions company that leverages almost twenty years of ecommerce expertise to enable retailers and brands to understand their consumers better, acquire new customers at a lower cost, and increase sales. "
target: PriceGrabber
PriceGrabber® is a leading distributed ecommerce platform and shopping site that connects millions of shoppers each month with thousands of merchants. They reach their consumer audience via desktop and mobile devices through a network of over 400 partners as well as through their own web properties.
price ($mm)
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announced 12/11/2013 via Company Press Release

IAC, will purchase Owned & Operated Websites Segment from ValueClick, Inc.

synopsis: ValueClick, Inc. announced that it has agreed to sell 100 percent of its Owned and Operated Websites (O&O) segment to IAC. ValueClick's O&O segment comprises a broad range of content and e-commerce websites including Investopedia and PriceRunner.
buyer: IAC (IAC:$2,786.38)
IAC is a leading media and Internet company focused in the core areas of search, applications, online dating, local and media. IAC's network of sites has over a billion total monthly visits in more than 30 countries and is the 8th largest network in the world. "
seller: ValueClick, Inc. (VCLK:$593.84)
ValueClick's Owned and Operated Websites segment comprises a broad range of content and e-commerce websites including Investopedia and PriceRunner.
price ($mm)
$80
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/19/2013 via BusinessWire

Eniro AB, will acquire Bloggerfy

synopsis: Eniro is acquiring one of the Nordic region’s largest blog networks, Bloggerfy. As a result of the acquisition, Eniro establishes a strong position in the social advertising market in Sweden and Norway. The acquisition will increase traffic to Eniro’s local search services by approximately one million unique visitors per week.
buyer: Eniro AB (ENIRF:$156.06)
Eniro is one of the largest search companies in the Nordic region and Poland. The company has approx. 3,200 employees in the Nordic region and Poland and has been listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm since 2000. "
target parent: FameAds Sweden AB
target: Bloggerfy
Bloggerfy develops and operates sales of sponsored links and banners for bloggers that are linked to the network. The network currently comprises approximately 65,000 registered bloggers in Sweden and 8,500 bloggers in Norway. The network has approximately 2.5 million unique visitors per week.
price ($mm)
$0.08*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/5/2012 via BNC Analysis

Bazaarvoice, Inc., acquired Longboard Media, Inc.

synopsis: Austin-based SaaS provider, Bazaarvoice, which powers customer review and social commerce features for brands like Best Buy, Costco, Dell and Panasonic, announced that it has acquired fast-growing eCommerce advertising network, Longboard Media.
buyer: Bazaarvoice, Inc. (BV:$206.30)
Bazaarvoice, a leading social software company, assists clients in bringing the voice of the customer to the center of business strategy. "
target: Longboard Media, Inc.
Longboard Media is a leading e-commerce digital media company that enables retailers to launch and manage on-site advertising solutions and site monetization strategies.
price ($mm)
$33
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/20/2011 via Company Press Release

Populis, acquired mokono GmbH

synopsis: Populis is delighted to announce the acquisition of mokono, Germany’s largest blog network and one of Europe’s leading blogging and blog marketing platforms.
buyer: Populis
With a network of over 500 web properties visited by more than 26 million unique users every month, Populis provides vibrant content to passionate communities, crowdsourced from a team of expert collaborators and published on its wholly owned and operated websites. "
target: mokono GmbH
Since 2005, mokono has provided blog technology to bloggers across the globe. In addition, both bloggers and corporations have increasingly used mokono for marketing and advertising support. mokono is based in Berlin, Germany.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/21/2021 via PR Newswire

hoo.be, will acquire Grapevine Village

synopsis: Ideanomics is divesting Grapevine, one of the world’s first leading influencer marketing organizations, to FNL Technologies, a company that owns and operates social media platform hoo.be. hoo.be is a popular online platform which enables users to provide followers with a single place to access all official social media platforms.
buyer: hoo.be
FNL Technologies owns and operates social media platform hoo.be, a popular online platform which enables online influencers, artists, athletes, personalities, and businesses to provide followers with a single place to access all official social media platforms. "
target parent: Ideanomics
target: Grapevine Village
Grapevine is one of the world’s first leading influencer marketing organizations. Advertisers leverage Grapevine’s full suite of services to build, iterate, and scale end-to-end marketing campaigns powered by authentic content sourced from creators across YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 6/17/2020 via PR Newswire

Techconn Holding Group Co., Ltd., will acquire Grapevine

synopsis: Ideanomics has agreed to sell its influencer marketing platform and related assets, comprised of Grapevine Logic, Fintalk, and CommentsRadar, to Techconn Holding Group Co., Ltd. The Grapevine Influencer Platform and its suite of technologies will be merged into the Techconn Group's influencer operations.
buyer: Techconn Holding Group Co., Ltd.
Shenzhen-based Techconn is a large multinational company specializing in intelligent manufacturing and technology services. The company invests in advanced technology fields to build a high-quality innovation technology engine that promotes upgrading and development in the manufacturing industry. "
target parent: Ideanomics
target: Grapevine
Grapevine is an end-to-end influencer marketing platform that enables collaboration between advertisers and social content creators to produce promotional content at scale. It provides marketers with proprietary data about YouTube and Instagram creators to help clients make confident decisions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 9/5/2018 via PR Newswire

Seven Stars Cloud, acquired Grapevine

synopsis: Seven Stars Cloud Group, Inc., a leading global fintech and asset digitization services company, has acquired Grapevine Logic Inc., an influencer marketing platform. Grapevine's workflow management software, proprietary tracking and analytics measures direct response and conversion rates from promotional content on YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram.
buyer: Seven Stars Cloud (IDEX:$18.00)
Seven Stars Cloud (SSC) is a global fintech and asset digitization services company focused on digital asset production and distribution. SSC is bringing transparency, efficiency, and ownership paradigms to markets including finance, commodities/energy, vertical industry/supply chain and consumer. "
target: Grapevine
Grapevine is the world's leading end-to-end influencer marketing platform that enables collaboration between advertisers and social media content creators to produce promotional content at scale. The Grapevine network includes more than 177,000 creators with more than 6 billion monthly views.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 1/9/2018 via Company Press Release

RTL Group, acquired United Screens AB

synopsis: RTL Group announced that it has fully acquired United Screens, the leading multi-platform network (MPN) in the Nordic countries. United Screens is the largest YouTube network in the Nordics with more than 500 million views per month.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
buyer: RTL Group (ENXTBR:RTL:$7,373.99)
RTL Group is a global leader across broadcast, content and digital, with interests in 56 television channels and 31 radio stations, content production throughout the world and rapidly growing digital video businesses. "
target: United Screens AB
United Screens is a Sweden-based producer of online video. United Screens is a multi platform network, focusing on online video and working with creators, advertisers and rights owners. United Screens is the largest YouTube network in the Nordics with more than 500 million views per month.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/28/2017 via Market Wire

RhythmOne plc, acquired RadiumOne, Inc.

synopsis: RhythmOne plc, a digital advertising technology company that connects audiences with brands through content across devices, announces that it has acquired certain assets of RadiumOne, Inc., a leading data driven marketing platform.
buyer: RhythmOne plc (AIM:RTHM:$316.02)
RhythmOne is a tech-enabled digital media company that connects online audiences with brands through premium content across devices. Through its fully integrated programmatic platform, RhythmMax, the Company offers digital advertising inventory across owned, controlled and extended supply sources. "
target: RadiumOne, Inc.
RadiumOne is a data driven marketing platform that analyzes consumer signals in real time to determine consumer intent from a broad range of digital touch points, which includes a brand's paid (advertising), earned (influencers), shared (social) and owned (websites and apps) media channels.
price ($mm)[EV]
$26 [$30]
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EBIT ($mm)
$2.15
Net Income ($mm)
$1.97
Employees
1
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Ticker: OM:SPEQT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Speqta AB
Speqta AB
Speqta is a performance marketing company in Sweden. Speqta is a digital media house that owns and operates a leading international advertising network as well as several digital products and services within the performance-based marketing of e-commerce stores.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$10.29
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.91
EBIT ($mm)
$0.30
Net Income ($mm)
$0.03
Employees
0
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Ticker: TDCH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
30DC Inc.
30DC Inc.
30DC, Inc. provides online marketing tools and platforms for the monetization of digital content. Created by Edward Dale, 30DC, Inc.’s focus is on the building, management and acquisition of international Web 2.0-based sales and marketing companies.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1.36
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.44)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.52)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
11
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Ticker: MXMI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Max Media Group
Max Media Group
Max Media Group, Inc. is a developer of online integrated digital publishing/distribution platforms for high-end internet consumer segments. Max Media's mission is to be the premier operator and developer of low cost high revenue online integrated publishing/interactive social networks.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$259.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$25.71
EBIT ($mm)
$19.22
Net Income ($mm)
$12.73
Employees
1892
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Ticker: JASDAQ:6175
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Net Marketing Co., Ltd.
Net Marketing Co., Ltd.
Net Marketing Co.,Ltd. is a Japan-based company that provides affiliate advertising services to various businesses. The company also provides an online matchmaking and dating service through their Omiai mobile app.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$79.05
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$2.46
Net Income ($mm)
$1.58
Employees
98
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Ticker: ASX:MKB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MOKO.mobi Limited
MOKO.mobi Limited
MOKO Social Media is at the forefront of the next generation in social media, providing innovative products and content to enable communities to engage and interact. MOKO provides tailored content for high value, niche user groups.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.88
EBITDA ($mm)
($12.25)
EBIT ($mm)
($12.59)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: FB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Facebook
Facebook
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.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$94,399.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$45,393.00
EBIT ($mm)
$38,156.00
Net Income ($mm)
$33,741.00
Employees
60654
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Ticker: SEHK:700
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tencent Holdings Ltd.
Tencent Holdings Ltd.
Tencent Holdings Limited is an investment holding company involved in providing internet and mobile value-added services (VAS), online advertising services and e-commerce transactions services
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$78,710.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$28,011.62
EBIT ($mm)
$20,392.54
Net Income ($mm)
$27,620.00
Employees
89228
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Ticker: LSE:MAIL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mail.Ru LLC
Mail.Ru LLC
Mail.Ru Group develops Internet communications and entertainment services in Russia and globally. Today, the company operates Russian language social networks Vkontakte (VK), Odnoklassniki (OK) and Moi Mir (My World), instant messenger services in Russia — Agent Mail.Ru and ICQ and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,350.66
EBITDA ($mm)
$328.21
EBIT ($mm)
$246.11
Net Income ($mm)
$176.10
Employees
3463
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Ticker: TSE:2121
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mixi, Inc.
Mixi, Inc.
mixi, Inc. is an information technology (IT) company that has two business segments. The Social Net segment operates a Website for social networking services (SNSs) under the site name mixi. The Find Job! segment operates a job advertising site under the name Find Job!
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,098.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$236.69
EBIT ($mm)
$223.23
Net Income ($mm)
$144.76
Employees
960
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Ticker: TSE:3632
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gree, Inc.
Gree, Inc.
GREE develops games at its studios in Japan, North America, and South Korea, producing high-ranking titles in the app markets of each region. The company was founded in 2004.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$703.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$97.60
EBIT ($mm)
$85.11
Net Income ($mm)
$42.53
Employees
1416
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Ticker: BSE:532368
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lycos Internet Limited
Lycos Internet Limited
Lycos Internet Limited has evolved from one of the first search engines on the web into a digital media powerhouse with three major divisions: LYCOS Media, LYCOS Advertising, and LYCOS Life (consumer products division). The company employs over 500 people working out of 24 offices worldwide.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$325.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$91.06
EBIT ($mm)
$88.24
Net Income ($mm)
$58.21
Employees
1000
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Ticker: RENN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Renren Inc.
Renren Inc.
Renren Inc. operates a leading real-name social networking internet platform in China. Renren enables users to connect and communicate with each other, share information, create user generated content, play online games, watch videos and enjoy a wide range of other features and services.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$125.37
EBITDA ($mm)
($77.83)
EBIT ($mm)
($76.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
988
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Ticker: OTCBB: MMEGD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Momentous Entertainment Group, Inc.
Momentous Entertainment Group, Inc.
Momentous Entertainment Group, Inc. (MMEG) is a social platform gaming, ecommerce and digital media company focused on providing unique and entertaining experiences for its subscribers and members on a global scale.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$0.14
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.51)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3
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