Like Video Natives Limited

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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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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$16
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
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1.1x
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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]
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$316
EBITDA ($mm)
$15
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0.5x
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10.7x
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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$2.09
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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 [$111]
rev ($mm)
$160
EBITDA ($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.
price ($mm)
$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:$1,001.05)
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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$53*
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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:$5,896.00)
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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$98*
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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 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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closed 1/31/2011 via BusinessWire

AOL Europe Sarl, acquired GoViral

synopsis: AOL Europe, part of AOL Inc., has announced that it has acquired the video distribution network goviral. goviral distributes branded video content across the Internet for some of the world’s largest and most esteemed brands, media agencies, creative agencies, and content producers.
buyer parent: AOL LLC
buyer: AOL Europe Sarl
AOL Europe, part of AOL, Inc., delivers rich editorial, branded experiences and original video content, built around audiences. "
target: GoViral
goviral A/S distributes branded video content for over 500 clients that include some of the world's most famous superbrands such as Nike, Sony, and Coke. goviral's distribution network consists of over 18,000 publishers, leading social networks and mobile applications.
price ($mm)
$69
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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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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:$29.63)
Somoto Inc. was founded in 2009 by experienced web and shareware industry entrepreneurs, Somoto has been in the forefront of the internet monetization industry, helping thousands of software developers and website owners to generate income for their traffic. "
target: Terser Tude Ltd.
TerserTude is a global network offering cutting edge mobile, web and video advertising solutions. Their goal is to help advertisers reach quality users in global target markets by using the latest technological tools available in today's growing mobile markets.
price ($mm)
$3.29
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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 4/13/2022 via PR Newswire

OpenWeb, acquired Adyoulike SA

synopsis: OpenWeb, the premium audience relationship platform, has acquired ADYOULIKE, a global advertising platform. ADYOULIKE is an omnichannel digital advertising marketplace bringing together top-tier media, unique formats, and inspiring ads.
buyer: OpenWeb
OpenWeb is a premium audience relationship platform. OpenWeb partners with publishers and brands to build strong, direct relationships with their audiences. Their OpenWebOS suite enables users to build vibrant communities rooted in healthy conversations and robust social experiences. "
target: Adyoulike SA
ADYOULIKE is a pioneer in native advertising technology offering programmatic solutions that enable brands to scale campaigns across premium and niche properties while ensuring publishers maximize the value of their inventory.
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$100
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closed 3/23/2018 via PR Newswire

Adyoulike SA, acquired Pulpix Inc.

synopsis: ADYOULIKE, a leading in-feed native ad platform and pioneer in native advertising, announced the acquisition of video technology platform Pulpix, a company that helps deliver better engagement for brands combined with a powerful recommendation engine for the world's leading brands and publishers.
buyer: Adyoulike SA
ADYOULIKE is a pioneer in native advertising technology offering programmatic solutions that enable brands to scale campaigns across premium and niche properties while ensuring publishers maximize the value of their inventory. "
target: Pulpix Inc.
Pulpix, a Y Combinator startup alum, is a company based in New York and Paris. Its platform uses AI and real-time analytics to power content recommendation for users and provides a better viewing experience. Video technology platform Pulpix helps deliver better engagement for brands.
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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 4/13/2022 via PR Newswire

OpenWeb, acquired Adyoulike SA

synopsis: OpenWeb, the premium audience relationship platform, has acquired ADYOULIKE, a global advertising platform. ADYOULIKE is an omnichannel digital advertising marketplace bringing together top-tier media, unique formats, and inspiring ads.
buyer: OpenWeb
OpenWeb is a premium audience relationship platform. OpenWeb partners with publishers and brands to build strong, direct relationships with their audiences. Their OpenWebOS suite enables users to build vibrant communities rooted in healthy conversations and robust social experiences. "
target: Adyoulike SA
ADYOULIKE is a pioneer in native advertising technology offering programmatic solutions that enable brands to scale campaigns across premium and niche properties while ensuring publishers maximize the value of their inventory.
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$100
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closed 12/13/2010 via BusinessWire

Undertone, Inc., acquired WWN

synopsis: Undertone announced it has acquired WWN, a digital representation firm that helps global brands connect with audiences on the world’s best websites. The acquisition unifies two organizations that are known for providing advertisers with premium reach on quality sites and gives publishers a unique opportunity to monetize both locally and globally.
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: WWN
Founded in 2003, WWN is a European digital representation firm, headquartered in Paris, France. WWN has relationships with hundreds of leading professional news and information publishing partners in more than 40 countries. Clients include premier brands and agencies across Europe.
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closed 2/11/2010 via BusinessWire

Techs Loanstar, Inc., merged with ZenZuu USA, Inc.

synopsis: Techs Loanstar, Inc. announced that it has closed its acquisition of social networking site ZenZuu USA, Inc. (“ZZUSA”). Techs plans on ceasing all operations relating to its historical business and has adopted the business plan of ZZUSA.
buyer: Techs Loanstar, Inc. (TCLN:$0.00)
Techs Loanstar, Inc., a Nevada company, was initially organized to provide loan management service and software for the equity and payday loan industry. Upon completion of the reverse merger with ZenZuu Techs Loanstar will cease all operations. "
target: ZenZuu USA, Inc.
Zenzuu is a social network that provides its users with the opportunity to keep in touch with a massive global community anytime, anywhere while making money in an Ad Revenue Sharing program.
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closed 9/9/2020 via PR Newswire

inMarket Media LLC, acquired NinthDecimal

synopsis: InMarket, the leader in 360° consumer intelligence and real-time activation, has acquired assets from NinthDecimal, a pioneer in location-based attribution and analytics. NinthDecimal harnesses location data to build a precise understanding of consumers' physical-world behavior.
buyer: inMarket Media LLC
inMarket is the leader in digital advertising for the physical world. inMarket uses verified, real-time data from first-party integrations with the world's most popular apps to identify and engage consumers at every stage of the shopping cycle. "
target: NinthDecimal
NinthDecimal is the marketing platform powered by location data. It harnesses this data to build a precise understanding of consumers' physical-world behavior. Clients activate this customer intelligence through audience targeting, measurement, insights, and data licensing solutions.
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closed 9/29/2010 via PR Newswire

Marketron, acquired mSnap, Inc.

synopsis: Marketron, the leading provider of business software solutions and services for the media industry, announced that it has acquired mSnap, the largest broadcast-based mobile advertising network in the U.S. and a leading provider of mobile advertising solutions.
buyer parent: Wicks Group of Companies
buyer: Marketron
Marketron is the leading provider of business software solutions and services for the media industry. Marketron's traffic, digital, business intelligence and exchange platform and services drive innovation to create new growth opportunities that produce the maximum value for clients. "
target parent: SmartReply, Inc.
target: mSnap, Inc.
mSnap is a leading Mobile Ad Network, enabled by a Platform for Broadcasters and Advertisers to easily create and manage mobile campaigns in real-time. The platform capabilities includes SMS, MMS, and WAP functionality with superior reporting and analytics.
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closed 10/8/2009 via BusinessWire

Burst! Media, acquired Giant Realm, Inc.

synopsis: Burst Media, a leading provider of advertising representation, services and technology to independent Web Publishers, announced that the company has completed the acquisition of the business and assets of New York-based Giant Realm, Inc.
buyer: Burst! Media
Burst Media is a leading provider of advertising representation, services and technology to independent Web Publishers. Burst Media enables advertisers to reach finely segmented, engaged consumers as they visit Burst’s extensive number of interest-based sub-channels. "
target: Giant Realm, Inc.
Giant Realm is a leading online media company that targets the tough to reach male 18-34 year old demographic by delivering original, high-quality content from respected voices in the hottest areas of entertainment - including gaming, film, television, humor, music and gadgets.
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$2.50
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closed 3/31/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Kargo Global, Inc., acquired Parsec Media

synopsis: Kargo, a pioneer in attention optimization, has acquired the attention-based mobile advertising business, Parsec. Parsec works with leading publishers across every vertical to provide a 100 percent transparent, brand-safe, and contextually relevant environment for brands.
buyer: Kargo Global, Inc.
Kargo creates memorable digital advertising and content experiences. With a suite of impactful, exclusive advertising solutions, brands choose Kargo to make customer connections that count. "
target: Parsec Media
Parsec Media, a pioneer in attention optimization, quantifies the success of creatives and tactics. Parsec works with leading publishers across every vertical to provide a 100 percent transparent, brand-safe, and contextually relevant environment for brands.
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announced 9/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

REV Media Group, will acquire iMedia Asia Sdn Bhd

synopsis: Rev Asia Bhd has agreed to acquire iMedia, a Malaysian digital media company focusing on content, technology and social influencer marketing. iMedia owns and represents some digital properties which have a combined reach of over 8 million Malaysians monthly. 
buyer parent: Media Prima Bhd
buyer: REV Media Group (KLSE:REV:$0.00)
REV Media Group (Rev Asia Bhd) is the leading digital publisher in Malaysia, representing over 30 top authority brands with an extensive distribution network that reaches out to more than 15 million people each month, about 75% of Malaysia’s internet population. "
target: iMedia Asia Sdn Bhd
Based in Malaysia and backed by Catcha Group, iMedia is a new digital media company operated by a team of experienced media specialists. iMedia sells media advertising solutions for popular local language sites and social influencer platforms.
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$9.55
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closed 6/2/2016 via BNC Analysis

WhiteSmoke Software Ltd, acquired GMS Digital Ltd.

synopsis: WhiteSmoke has acquired GMS Digital to get a foothold in the growing field of video advertising. GMS Digital was founded in 2014 and offers advertisers and content owners in mobile and desktop monetization technology and advanced optimization services.
buyer: WhiteSmoke Software Ltd (TASE:WSMK:$10.34)
WhiteSmoke is a leading company in the field of English writing technologies, with a focus on products that enhance and correct grammar, spelling, and writing style. Their products are based on natural language processing technology, featuring artificial intelligence algorithms for text analysis. "
target: GMS Digital Ltd.
GMS Digital is a provider of digital video advertising solutions. They are an online advertising network that enables advertisers and agencies to target audiences through publishers using modern technologies and methods.
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closed 5/27/2014 via PR Newswire

RapidFire, acquired IGA Worldwide

synopsis: RapidFire, the #1 in-game advertising network, announced the acquisition of IGA Worldwide's proprietary technology for delivering real-time advertisements inside of video games.
buyer: RapidFire
RapidFire is the World's largest in-game advertising company, founded in the fall of 2011 and is headquartered in Vancouver. The company enables advertisers to target millions of highly engaged consumers playing video games across a wide range of gaming platforms and genres. "
target: IGA Worldwide
IGA serves advertisers and video game publishers looking to include marketing messages within console and PC games. IGA’s roster of publisher partners includes Electronic Arts, Valve, and Atari among others.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/1/2012 via BusinessWire

Inuvo, Inc., acquired Vertro, Inc.

synopsis: Inuvo, Inc., an online marketing technology and services company and Vertro, Inc., an online advertising and search company and the owner of the ALOT™ Internet product portfolio, announced the closing of their merger.
buyer: Inuvo, Inc. (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo®, Inc. is an Internet company proficient at delivering clicks, leads and sales to advertisers through targeting that utilizes unique data and sophisticated analytics. The Company operates as two business segments: Performance Marketing and Web Properties. "
target: Vertro, Inc. (VTRO:$35.89)
Vertro, Inc. is an Internet company that owns and operates the ALOT product portfolio. ALOT offers two primary products to consumers: ALOT Home, a homepage product, and ALOT Appbar, a piece of software that integrates into users' web browsers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$19 [$15]
rev ($mm)
$32
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/18/2010 via Market Wire

Cyberplex Inc., acquired Tsavo Media

synopsis: Cyberplex Inc. a global leader in performance-based online marketing and technology solutions announced that it successfully completed its previously announced acquisition of leading online media publisher, Tsavo Media, in a transaction valued at US$75 million.
buyer: Cyberplex Inc. (CYPXF:$106.86)
Cyberplex Inc. leverages its proprietary affiliate network, robust advertising relationships and experience, along with technology design, development and solutions specialists to develop and implement web-based programs and solutions that have a proven record in delivering results. "
target: Tsavo Media
Consumer sites, informational properties and social media blogs in the Tsavo portfolio focus on categories such as technology, finance, education, home & garden and lifestyles. Tsavo websites offer helpful facts and guidance, news, commentary and professional services to the millions of people.
price ($mm)
$76
rev ($mm)
$110
EBITDA ($mm)
$17
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
4.5x
closed 1/5/2004 via BusinessWire

FINDWHAT.COM, acquired Miva Corporation

synopsis: FindWhat.com (Nasdaq:FWHT), a leading developer and provider of performance-based marketing services for the Internet, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Miva Corporation, a leading supplier of e-commerce software and services to small and medium-sized businesses.
buyer: FINDWHAT.COM (VTRO:$35.89)
Vertro, Inc. is a software and technology company that owns and operates the ALOT product portfolio. ALOT's products are designed to 'Make the Internet Easy' by enhancing the way consumers engage with content online. "
target: Miva Corporation (VTRO:$35.89)
Vertro, Inc. is a software and technology company that owns and operates the ALOT product portfolio. ALOT's products are designed to 'Make the Internet Easy' by enhancing the way consumers engage with content online.
price ($mm)
$8.00
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/17/2017 via Reuters

Taptica, will acquire Adinnovation Inc.

synopsis: Mobile advertising firm Taptica said it agreed to acquire 57 percent of Adinnovation Inc in cash, the first Israeli acquisition of a Japanese mobile ad company. Adinnovation is the leader in Japan's smartphone advertising industry.
buyer: Taptica (AIM:TAP:$289.31)
Taptica is a global end-to-end mobile advertising platform that helps top brands reach their most valuable users with the widest range of traffic sources available, including social. Their proprietary technology leverages big data, and combined with machine learning, enables quality media targeting."
target: Adinnovation Inc.
Established in 2010, Adinnovation is the leader in Japan's smartphone advertising industry. The company specializes in smartphone application and mobile advertising marketing promotion, implementation, management, tracking, and media site monetization.
price ($mm)
$4.28*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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:$29.63)
Somoto Inc. was founded in 2009 by experienced web and shareware industry entrepreneurs, Somoto has been in the forefront of the internet monetization industry, helping thousands of software developers and website owners to generate income for their traffic. "
target: Terser Tude Ltd.
TerserTude is a global network offering cutting edge mobile, web and video advertising solutions. Their goal is to help advertisers reach quality users in global target markets by using the latest technological tools available in today's growing mobile markets.
price ($mm)
$3.29
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/26/2011 via BNC Analysis

Call Genie USA Inc., acquired UpSNAP, Inc.

synopsis: Call Genie Inc., a leading provider of mobile search and advertising solutions, has closed its previously announced acquisition of the assets of UpSNAP Services, LLC in a cash-and-stock transaction. UpSNAP is a provider of free mobile search and content services.
buyer: Call Genie USA Inc.
Call Genie is a leading provider of mobile search and advertising solutions. Call Genie helps advertisers, agencies, carriers and publishers to increase revenue by offering localized, search and advertising capabilities that connect buyers and sellers. "
target: UpSNAP, Inc.
UpSNAP, Inc. is a provider of free mobile search and content services. As the first company to address mobile search, UpSNAP has built its technology platform from the ground up with specific focus on the unique challenges of providing a usable and functional mobile search experience.
price ($mm)
$0.40
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/22/2011 via GlobeNewswire

Velti plc, acquired CASEE

synopsis: Velti plc, a leading global provider of mobile marketing and advertising technology, has signed a definitive agreement to consummate the previously announced acquisition of the remaining interest in CASEE. CASEE is the largest mobile ad exchange and mobile ad network in China.
buyer: Velti plc (VELT:$189.20)
Velti is a global provider of mobile marketing and advertising technology and solutions that enable brands, advertising agencies, mobile operators and media to implement highly targeted, interactive and measurable campaigns by communicating with and engaging consumers via their mobile devices. "
target: CASEE
CASEE is the largest mobile ad exchange and mobile ad network in China. The company was founded in 2006 by CEO Xin Ye and a team of successful technology entrepreneurs.
price ($mm)
$8.40*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/14/2013 via Market Wire

Next Net Media, acquired The Hoth

synopsis: The HOTH, an outsourced SEO link building solution for online marketing agencies and SEO professionals, has been acquired by Next Net Media, a leader in webmaster services with holdings including Backlinks.com, SEOParking.com and SearchRankings.net.
buyer: Next Net Media
Next Net Media is an online media company specializing in creating web site properties that offer a range of online services in the SEO industry. "
target: The Hoth
The HOTH takes the drudgery and inefficiency out of SEO link building for professional SEOs. The HOTH has served nearly 2,000 SEO organizations in over 10,000 campaigns to date.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/8/2007 via PR Newswire

Nokia Corporation, acquired Enpocket

synopsis: Nokia has completed its acquisition of Enpocket, a global leader in mobile advertising providing technology and services that allow brands to plan, create, execute, measure and optimize mobile advertising campaigns around the world.
buyer: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging. "
target: Enpocket
Enpocket, based in Boston, provides technology and services that allow clients, including MasterCard Inc., PepsiCo Inc. and Vodafone Group PLC, to offer mobile advertising through various formats such as mobile phone text messages and on the Internet.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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

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