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closed 11/18/2014 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired 500friends

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven customer relationship marketing (CRM) firm and the nation’s largest privately-held agency, announced that it has acquired San Francisco-based 500friends, a complete cloud-based omnichannel loyalty solution provider.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle, a technology-enabled, data-driven customer relationship marketing (CRM) firm, is the nation’s largest privately held agency. For more than 25 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. "
target: 500friends
CMOs engage 500friends to maximize the profitability of their customer relationships. The company’s SaaS lifecycle marketing suite, LoyaltyPlus, makes it easy to execute omni-channel loyalty programs and personalized customer retention campaigns.
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closed 4/11/2018 via BusinessWire

Professional Datasolutions, Inc., acquired Excentus Corporation

synopsis: Professional Datasolutions, Inc. (PDI), a provider of enterprise software solutions, has acquired Excentus, a leading provider of loyalty and coalition marketing solutions for the U.S. retail, national brands and convenience retail segments. Excentus' SaaS loyalty platform uses data and analytics to help customers manage consumer relationships.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Professional Datasolutions, Inc.
Professional Datasolutions, Inc. (PDI) helps convenience store retailers and petroleum wholesale marketers worldwide thrive in a digital economy with enterprise management software. Customers trust PDI to optimize their operations whether they are a single site, dealer or a franchise operator. "
target: Excentus Corporation
Excentus is a leading provider of loyalty and coalition marketing solutions for the U.S. retail, grocery, national brands and convenience retail segments. Their SaaS loyalty platform uses data and analytics to help customers manage consumer relationships and find new ways to increase engagement.
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closed 1/18/2017 via PR Newswire

Augeo Marketing, acquired Edo Interactive

synopsis: Augeo, a leader in consumer and employee engagement and incentive programs across all industries, announced the acquisition of Edo Interactive, a leader in the card-linked offer industry. Edo is the pioneer in card-linked offers, providing a premier software platform connecting targeted merchant offers to credit and debit cardholders.
buyer: Augeo Marketing
Augeo is a nationally recognized leader in engagement, loyalty and incentive platforms with a focus on developing new solutions and innovative technology for clients, partners, merchants and consumers. "
target: Edo Interactive
Delivering value to advertisers, financial institutions and consumers through analytics, technology and targeted marketing, Edo is known for providing higher level personalization, managing and adjusting merchant campaigns on a continuous basis.
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closed 9/1/2016 via BNC Analysis

Hansa Cequity, acquired Inloyal

synopsis: With an aim of strengthening its customer engagement and loyalty solution offering, Mumbai-based Hansa Cequity, India’s leading and largest customer marketing company, has acquired inloyal, a mobile loyalty wallet and SaaS loyalty platform.
buyer: Hansa Cequity
Hansa Customer Equity Pvt Ltd, or Hansa Cequity, is a marketing analytics based in India. They help brands use data, analytics, technology, social media, CRM and digital marketing to build relationships with customers. "
target: Inloyal
InLoyal is a mobile loyalty wallet and SaaS loyalty platform, that can create loyalty programmes for retail merchants and have them engaged with their customers through the wallet. InLoyal was founded in mid-2014 by entrepreneur-couple Kunal Mehta and Urvi Mehta.
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closed 6/18/2012 via BNC Analysis

Sailthru, Inc., acquired Seamless Receipts, Inc.

synopsis: Sailthru, Inc. acquires Seamless Receipts, Inc., a company that helps retailers turn paper receipts into branded eReceipts and deliver personalized messages to customers.
buyer: Sailthru, Inc.
Sailthru’s technology lets publishers and e-commerce companies deliver highly relevant, personalized content to their users across channels to provide an engaging behaviorally driven experience. "
target: Seamless Receipts, Inc.
Seamless Receipts helps retailers turn paper receipts into branded eReceipts and deliver personalized messages to customers.
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closed 4/9/2021 via BusinessWire

PAR Technology Corporation, acquired Punchh, Inc.

synopsis: PAR Technology Corporation, a global provider of restaurant software, has acquired Punchh Inc., a leader in loyalty and guest engagement solutions. The acquisition makes PAR a unified commerce cloud platform for enterprise restaurants and positions PAR as a leader with integrated point-of-sale, back office, payment, and guest engagement solutions.
buyer: PAR Technology Corporation (PAR:$180.96)
PAR Technology Corporation through its wholly owned subsidiary ParTech, Inc., is a customer success-driven, global technology company with over 100,000 restaurants in more than 110 countries using its point-of-sale hardware and SaaS software. "
target: Punchh, Inc.
Punchh is a leading loyalty and engagement solution for restaurant, retail, and convenience store brands. Punchh creates consistent, modern loyalty experiences to help physical retailers understand their guests and use real data insights to serve them best.
price ($mm)
$500
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closed 4/23/2020 via PR Newswire

Augeo Marketing, acquired Empyr

synopsis: Augeo, a leader in employee, member, consumer, and channel partner engagement solutions, has acquired Empyr, a card-linking platform for national brands and digital publishers. Together, they will launch a new company called Figg, combining the financial institution card-linking business of Augeo with the extensive publisher experience of Empyr.
buyer: Augeo Marketing
Augeo is a leader in engagement, loyalty, and incentive platforms developing new solutions and innovative technology. Augeo's membership benefits and insurances, employee recognition, sales incentives, virtual & live meetings, and events solutions elevate engagement and build stronger relationships."
target: Empyr
Empyr powers online-to-offline marketing programs for some of the largest websites and apps. The company's card-linked technology connects digital advertising to in-store purchases, allowing advertisers to track the entire customer journey, from an ad impression to a physical in-store transaction.
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closed 7/10/2019 via Company Press Release

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Clarus Commerce

synopsis: Clarus Commerce, the only company specializing in building, managing and optimizing premium loyalty programs, announced its acquisition by Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management that is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target parent: Trivergance
target: Clarus Commerce
Clarus Commerce is the only company solely focused on building, managing and optimizing customizable premium loyalty programs for retailers. They provide the full suite of services needed for a successful loyalty program, which includes the technology platform, client services, IT and operations.
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closed 11/14/2018 via BusinessWire

Professional Datasolutions, Inc., acquired Outsite Networks

synopsis: PDI, a leading global provider of enterprise software solutions to the convenience retail, wholesale petroleum and logistics industries, has acquired Outsite Networks, a loyalty company that has served the U.S. convenience retail sector for over 18 years and carried out more than 6 billion transactions.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Professional Datasolutions, Inc.
Professional Datasolutions, Inc. (PDI) helps convenience store retailers and petroleum wholesale marketers worldwide thrive in a digital economy with enterprise management software. Customers trust PDI to optimize their operations whether they are a single site, dealer or a franchise operator. "
target: Outsite Networks
Outsite Networks is a loyalty company that has served the U.S. convenience retail sector for over 18 years and carried out more than 6 billion transactions. AllPoints™ Rewards is a fully-integrated loyalty platform that enables retailers, manufacturers, and fuel brands to engage customers directly.
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closed 8/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Yotpo, acquired Swell Rewards

synopsis: Yotpo, a customer content marketing platform that collects and analyzes user-created content, has acquired Swell Rewards, an incentive marketing platform. Swell Rewards allows ecommerce companies to create highly-tailored rewards and referral programs with ease.
buyer: Yotpo
Yotpo is a customer content marketing platform that collects and analyzes user-created content like social media posts and reviews. Yotpo allows brands to leverage social proof to increase trust and sales, cultivate loyal customer advocates, and make better decisions based on customer feedback. "
target: Swell Rewards
Swell Rewards is an incentive marketing platform that allows ecommerce companies to create highly-tailored rewards and referral programs with ease. Their SaaS-based platform helps merchants to better understand and retain their existing customers through a variety of effective marketing campaigns.
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closed 3/23/2016 via BusinessWire

Falcon Investment Advisors LLC, Landon Capital Partners, Trivergance, acquired Clarus Commerce

synopsis: Trivergance, in partnership with Falcon Investment Advisors and Landon Capital Partners, announced the acquisition of Clarus Commerce from Norwest Venture Partners. Clarus, a leader in e-commerce and subscription commerce solutions, has developed and manages a proprietary, flexible and scalable membership and benefit management technology platform.
buyer: Falcon Investment Advisors LLC
buyer: Trivergance
buyer: Landon Capital Partners
Trivergance is a leading independent sponsor, having invested over $1 billion of third-party, institutional equity capital. Falcon is a private equity firm investsing in leading middle market companies. Landon Capital Partners is the direct private equity investment group of the Landon family. "
target parent: Norwest Venture Partners
target: Clarus Commerce
Clarus Commerce creates and markets high-value subscription websites designed to save consumers time and money. Clarus is one of the pioneers of creating free shipping and subscription-based solutions for e-commerce businesses seeking to ease consumers’ concerns about high shipping costs.
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announced 3/5/2021 via BusinessWire

WeCommerce, will acquire Stamped.io Pte. Ltd.

synopsis: WeCommerce, a Canadian ecommerce technology holding company, will acquire substantially all of the assets of Stamped.io Pte. Ltd. Based in Singapore, Stamped is a leading SaaS platform enabling online merchants to implement and manage customer reviews and loyalty programs through Shopify and other ecommerce platforms.
buyer: WeCommerce (TSXV:WE:$15.34)
WeCommerce is a Canadian ecommerce technology holding company that owns a family of companies and brands in the Shopify partner ecosystem. The company’s primary focus is to build, grow and acquire businesses that serve the Shopify Partner ecosystem. "
target: Stamped.io Pte. Ltd.
Based in Singapore, Stamped.io is an AI-powered eCommerce marketing platform that enables direct-to-consumer brands to accelerate business growth through reviews and ratings, Q&A, visual marketing, and loyalty and referrals.
price ($mm)
$85
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closed 3/27/2019 via Company Press Release

Webedia SAS, acquired Partoo

synopsis: Webedia, a global media and technology company, has acquired majority stake in Partoo, a French company founded in 2014. Partoo aims to help retailers maximize their online visibility through local marketing solutions. They offer two Saas solutions that focus on Review Management and Presence Management.
buyer parent: Fimalac SA
buyer: Webedia SAS
Webedia is a global media and technology company, specialized in the recreation and entertainment industries. Webedia targets a passionate audience by building a global network of unique talents, media brands, events and services within the entertainment and recreation industries. "
target: Partoo
Partoo aims to help retailers maximize their online visibility through local marketing solutions. They offer two Saas solutions that focus on Review Management, where they can manage their online reviews, and Presence Management, where they can manage their online presence.
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closed 8/4/2014 via PR Newswire

InComm, acquired SIRAS.com Inc.

synopsis: InComm, a leading provider of integrated point-of-sale (POS) technology solutions to retailers, announced it has enhanced its retail network connectivity by acquiring SIRAS.com Inc. from Nintendo of America Inc. SIRAS provides integrated POS services to retailers and manufacturers for tracking and authorizing sales and returns of products.
buyer: InComm
Leveraging deep integrations into retailers' point-of-sale systems, InComm provides connectivity to a variety of service providers that allow consumers to conduct everyday business at more than 450,000 points of retail distribution. With 123 global patents, InComm is headquartered in Atlanta. "
target parent: Nintendo
target: SIRAS.com Inc.
SIRAS is the pioneer in Electronic Registration (OmniTrace™) and comprehensive return-validation methodology (ReturnFlex™), which allows participating retailers and manufacturers to optimize their retail business operations, and to provide customers with a seamless omnichannel experience.
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closed 11/18/2008 via BusinessWire

Heartland Payment Systems Inc., acquired Chockstone Inc.

synopsis: Heartland Payment Systems, Inc., a leading provider of credit/debit/prepaid card processing, payroll, check management and payments solutions, has closed on its acquisition of Chockstone, Inc., a privately held provider of gift card programs and loyalty solutions. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
buyer: Heartland Payment Systems Inc. (HPY:$2,682.40)
Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. delivers credit/debit/prepaid card processing, payroll and payment solutions to more than 150,000 small and mid-sized businesses nationwide. "
target: Chockstone Inc.
Chockstone provides the most innovative personalization, loyalty marketing and stored value solutions available to merchants today. Chockstone's programs are used by leading brands in the restaurant, retail, and convenience store markets to increase consumer loyalty and drive profitability.
price ($mm)
$4.10
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closed 1/27/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Stingray Digital Media Group, acquired Chatter Research

synopsis: Stingray, a leading music, media, and technology company, is acquiring Chatter Research, a Toronto-based leader in the design, development, and implementation of AI driven real-time customer feedback solutions for retail and hospitality businesses. The company’s combination of free-text chats and machine learning captures unique customer insights.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$199.89)
Montreal-based Stingray is a leading music, media, and technology company with over 1,200 employees worldwide. Stingray is a premium provider of curated direct-to-consumer and B2B services, including audio television channels, 101 radio stations, digital signage, in-store music, and more. "
target: Chatter Research
Chatter Research is a Toronto-based leader in the design, development, and implementation of AI driven real-time customer feedback solutions for retail and hospitality businesses. The company’s combination of free-text chats and machine learning captures unique customer insights.
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closed 1/16/2012 via Market Wire

PivotLink, acquired Acteea, Inc.

synopsis: PivotLink, the leading provider of retail performance management solutions delivered via Software as a Service (SaaS), has acquired Acteea, Inc., a privately-held provider of SaaS e-commerce analytics solutions, and is integrating its customer scoring and segmentation and marketing performance optimization.
buyer: PivotLink
PivotLink is the leader in on-demand retail performance management applications, serving retail and retail-related customers such as: REI; Fifth & Pacific Companies (formerly Liz Claiborne); Kelly-Moore; Timbuk2; Party City; Car Toys; Rossignol; Shaklee; and Zones. "
target parent: Trilogy Enterprises, Inc.
target: Acteea, Inc.
Acteea, Inc. designs and manages software as a service eCommerce hosted solutions for online retail site merchants. Acteea Enterprise eCommerce Analytics is a specialized customer retention analytics tool that improves a retailers Customer Lifetime Value.
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closed 10/14/2020 via finextra.com

wiGroup merged with Yoyo Wallet,

synopsis: wiGroup has merged with Yoyo, the fastest growing mobile wallet in Europe. wiGroup is a South African-based mobile rewards software company. wiGroup's mobile Loyalty & Rewards solution enables brands to retain and grow their customer base through real time rewards. Their mCommerce solution enables customers to order products from their phones.
buyer: Yoyo Wallet
Yoyo is the fastest growing mobile wallet in Europe. Yoyo provides shoppers with an easy-to-use app that allows fast, secure mobile payment and automatic loyalty collection. Their platform enables retailers to identify their customers at the point-of-sale and better engage with them. "
target: wiGroup
wiGroup is a South African-based mobile rewards software company. wiGroup's mobile Loyalty & Rewards solution enables brands to retain and grow their customer base through real time transactional and event based rewards. Their mCommerce solution enables customers to order products from their phones.
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closed 7/30/2020 via PR Newswire

Trust Payments Ltd, acquired Mobilize Systems Limited

synopsis: Trust Payments, the global unified payments group, has acquired Mobilize Systems, a UK-based engagement and mobile loyalty platform. The acquisition enables Trust Payments to combine behavioral analytics with transactional data to offer enhanced product journeys for customers, improved payment options, and better insight for businesses.
buyer: Trust Payments Ltd
Trust Payments is a global unified payments group for global pay-in, pay-out, and customer journey technologies. The company helps businesses to optimise their sales and customer experience through facilitating speedy and seamless payments. "
target: Mobilize Systems Limited
Mobilize Systems is a UK based engagement and mobile loyalty platform serving the retail and hospitality sectors. The company provides seamless, data-rich services to merchants looking to capture and expand customer engagement and loyalty programs.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Majid Al Futtaim, acquired Beam Wallet Pty Ltd

synopsis: Majid Al Futtaim, a UAE-based shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure developer, has acquired Beam, a leading mobile wallet app in the UAE that makes payments and rewards easy. Beam enables retailers to accept mobile payments and engage with their customers directly through their smartphones.
buyer: Majid Al Futtaim
Majid Al Futtaim is the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Majid Al Futtaim owns and operates 21 shopping malls, 12 hotels, three mixed-use communities, 284 VOX Cinema screens and 30 Magic Planet family entertainment centres. "
target: Beam Wallet Pty Ltd
Beam is a leading mobile wallet app in the UAE that makes payments and rewards easy. Beam enables retailers to accept mobile payments and engage with their customers directly through their smartphones. Beam offers consumers a rewarding, convenient and secure way to shop.
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closed 11/18/2014 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired 500friends

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven customer relationship marketing (CRM) firm and the nation’s largest privately-held agency, announced that it has acquired San Francisco-based 500friends, a complete cloud-based omnichannel loyalty solution provider.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle, a technology-enabled, data-driven customer relationship marketing (CRM) firm, is the nation’s largest privately held agency. For more than 25 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. "
target: 500friends
CMOs engage 500friends to maximize the profitability of their customer relationships. The company’s SaaS lifecycle marketing suite, LoyaltyPlus, makes it easy to execute omni-channel loyalty programs and personalized customer retention campaigns.
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closed 2/13/2020 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Media Storm, LLC

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network has acquired Media Storm through Merkle. Media Storm is a leading data-driven marketing agency that has created an integrated solution of identifying and converting hand raisers and driving greater ROI through accountable and active media.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: Media Storm, LLC
Media Storm is a leading data-driven marketing agency that has created an integrated solution of identifying and converting hand raisers and driving greater ROI through accountable and active media.
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closed 1/30/2020 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired 4Cite Marketing

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network has acquired 4Cite Marketing, a leading people-based identification and data services technology company. 4Cite will join Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing company and part of Dentsu Aegis Network.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: 4Cite Marketing
4Cite is a People-Based Identification and Data Insights services provider that uses proprietary web visitor identification, advanced data and Shopping Elsewhere™ email trigger technology to enable e-commerce retailers to influence their customer’s purchasing activity and optimize conversion rates.
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closed 1/27/2020 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Digital Pi

synopsis: Merkle, a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency and Dentsu Aegis Network company, has announced the acquisition of Digital Pi, a leading digital marketing agency focused on marketing automation consulting services in the B2B sector.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: Digital Pi
Digital Pi is a Marketo Platinum Services Partner that helps companies get sustainable, quantifiable business ROI from the Marketo Engagement Platform. The Digital Pi Gold Standard framework helps Marketo customers establish a solid foundation to scale their marketing quickly and efficiently.
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closed 2/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Merkle, Inc., acquired Happy Marketer Pte. Ltd.

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announced that it has acquired Happy Marketer Group, Southeast Asia’s leading data-driven digital marketing agency. It will be rebranded as Happy Marketer, a Merkle Company – the acquisition will provide a strategic foundation for Merkle’s data, analytics, and CRM solutions in Asia Pacific.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: Happy Marketer Pte. Ltd.
Happy Marketer is an award-winning digital marketing agency headquartered in Singapore. Their team consists of 55 digital experts spread across Singapore and India, where they provide marketing consulting and training in several industries.
price ($mm)
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$5
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closed 1/17/2019 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Filter, LLC

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network has acquired Seattle-based Filter, a leading experience design and digital marketing company serving Fortune 100 CPG and enterprise technology clients with embedded teams, on-site agencies, and fully outsourced solutions. Filter will join Merkle, a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: Filter, LLC
Seattle-based Filter is a leading experience design and digital marketing company serving Fortune 100 CPG and enterprise technology clients with embedded teams, on-site agencies, and fully outsourced solutions.
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announced 10/22/2018 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., will acquire Namics

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Namics AG, a leading full-service digital agency in Switzerland and Germany. The company will be integrated with Merkle, a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: Namics
Namics AG is a leading full-service digital agency in Switzerland and Germany. Namics is a one-stop shop for strategic consulting, innovative concepts, creative work, as well as technical implementation involving a variety of disciplines.
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$67
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closed 8/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Merkle, Inc., acquired Amicus Digital

synopsis: US data and technology agency giant, Merkle, has acquired Salesforce Marketing Cloud specialist, consultancy, Amicus Digital. Amicus Digital is an Australian-based technology, advisory and professional services company, specialising in marketing cloud technology and solutions.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: Amicus Digital
Amicus Digital is an Australian-based technology, advisory and professional services company, specialising in marketing cloud technology and solutions.
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closed 1/3/2018 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired HelloWorld

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announced that it has acquired Detroit, Michigan-based HelloWorld, a digital marketing solutions provider focused on promotion and loyalty solutions. The business will be rebranded “HelloWorld, a Merkle Company.” Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: HelloWorld
HelloWorld is a digital marketing solutions company working with the world’s leading brands. The powerful combination of native platform technology and marketing strategy allows marketers to accelerate growth and deepen customer impact.
price ($mm)
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$70
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closed 12/19/2017 via

Merkle, Inc., acquired DWA Media

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announced that it has acquired the global B-to-B digital media and marketing agency, DWA. The company will be integrated into Merkle, a leading marketing agency. DWA offers a range of services such as programmatic media, marketing automation, account-based marketing and content marketing consulting.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: DWA Media
DWA is a global media and marketing agency for technology companies. DWA offers a range of services such as programmatic media, marketing automation, account-based marketing and content marketing consulting – all for hundreds of the world's best technology companies.
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announced 11/22/2017 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., will acquire Oxyma Group

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Oxyma Group, a leading performance marketing agency in the Netherlands and Dubai. Post-acquisition, Oxyma will be rebranded as Merkle, and all agencies as a Merkle company. Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: Oxyma Group
Oxyma is a digital marketing agency with a true omni-channel service offering. Their 300+ Marketers, Data Scientists and IT Professionals have a 15 year track record of designing, building, running and improving complex Omni-Channel Marketing processes at major brands.
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closed 7/27/2017 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Sokrati Inc.

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced the launch of Merkle in India with the acquisition of Sokrati, India’s leading data-driven performance marketing and analytics agency.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: Sokrati Inc.
Sokrati is India’s leading data-driven performance marketing and analytics agency. The company develops its integrated marketing offering with the help of data analytics, CRM based marketing, and the integration of online and offline data, as well as hyperlocal marketing.
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closed 7/5/2017 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Aquila Insight

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced its acquisition of Aquila Insight, one of the largest independent data analytics organizations in the UK.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: Aquila Insight
Headquartered in Edinburgh and London, with an additional office in Derby, Aquila Insight specializes in predictive analytics, media mix optimization, digital analytics, and CRM strategy.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/6/2017 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired DIVISADERO

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced its acquisition of DIVISADERO, a data-driven consultancy business specializing in digital intelligence and digital transformation.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: DIVISADERO
DIVISADERO is a leading Spanish consultancy firm focused on digital intelligence and Digital Transformation. Specialized in digital strategy, data collection, data analysis, data activation and data integration, DIVISADERO offers its data-driven business approach to enhance business results.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 11/3/2016 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Axis41

synopsis: Merkle announced its acquisition of Salt Lake City based Axis41 (www.axis41.com), a leading web and app development agency focused on customer experience. The move supports the strategy of building within the network a set of full-scale people-based marketing capabilities rooted in data, analytics, and technology.
buyer parent: Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency and the largest independent agency in the US for CRM, digital, and search. The agency’s heritage in data, technology, and analytics forms the foundation for its unmatched skills in understanding consumer insights. "
target: Axis41
Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, Axis41 is a digital marketing agency specializing in brand strategy, creative content, UI/UX architecture, site analytics and CMS implementation. The agency has worked with industry-leading clients such as Adobe, Backcountry.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/8/2016 via Wall Street Journal

Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd., will acquire Merkle, Inc.

synopsis: Dentsu Inc.’s Dentsu Aegis Network, a multinational media and digital marketing communications company, has agreed to acquire a majority stake in data marketing firm Merkle. Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency and the largest independent agency in the US for CRM, digital, and search.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd.
Dentsu Aegis Network is made up of nine global network brands and supported by its specialist/multi-market brands. Dentsu Aegis Network is Innovating the Way Brands Are Built for its clients through its best-in-class expertise and capabilities in media, digital and creative communications services. "
target: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency and the largest independent agency in the US for CRM, digital, and search. The agency’s heritage in data, technology, and analytics forms the foundation for its unmatched skills in understanding consumer insights.
price ($mm)
$1,500
rev ($mm)
$436
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/2/2016 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Comet Global Consulting

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced its acquisition of Comet Global Consulting, a leading global provider of inbound and outbound CRM, marketing, and real-time decision management solutions that enable companies to reach customers at moments that most influence their decisions and behaviors.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency and the largest independent agency in the US for CRM, digital, and search. The agency’s heritage in data, technology, and analytics forms the foundation for its unmatched skills in understanding consumer insights. "
target: Comet Global Consulting
Comet Global Consulting specializes in supporting the successful implementation of CRM, marketing, and decision management solutions. Comet delivers complex, real world, inbound, and outbound marketing and customer management technology solutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 2/9/2016 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired DBG UK

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced its acquisition of DBG; a UK-based, independent marketing solutions agency that specializes in optimizing client data to make compelling connections to drive growth and improve marketing and business performance.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency and the largest independent agency in the US for CRM, digital, and search. Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. "
target: DBG UK
DBG is a UK-based, independent marketing solutions agency that specializes in optimizing client data to make compelling connections to drive growth and improve marketing and business performance.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/5/2015 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Periscopix Ltd

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced its acquisition of Periscopix, a leading London-based performance marketing agency. Periscopix specializes in search, programmatic media, and web analytics, delivering measurable results for top-tier global and European brands.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle, a technology-enabled, data-driven customer relationship marketing (CRM) firm, is the nation’s largest privately held agency. For more than 25 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. "
target: Periscopix Ltd
Founded in 2004, Periscopix focuses on the use of data, analytics, and technology to enable internationally recognized pay-per-click search, programmatic media buying, Google analytics consulting, and conversion rate optimization.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/7/2015 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Pointmarc

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency and the nation’s largest privately-held agency, announced its acquisition of Pointmarc, a leading digital analytics consultancy with world-class site analytics and optimization capabilities.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle, a technology-enabled, data-driven customer relationship marketing (CRM) firm, is the nation’s largest privately held agency. For more than 25 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. "
target: Pointmarc
Pointmarc is a leading analytics consultancy providing actionable analytics and technology instrumentation services for some of the world’s most well-known companies.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 11/18/2014 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired 500friends

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven customer relationship marketing (CRM) firm and the nation’s largest privately-held agency, announced that it has acquired San Francisco-based 500friends, a complete cloud-based omnichannel loyalty solution provider.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle, a technology-enabled, data-driven customer relationship marketing (CRM) firm, is the nation’s largest privately held agency. For more than 25 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. "
target: 500friends
CMOs engage 500friends to maximize the profitability of their customer relationships. The company’s SaaS lifecycle marketing suite, LoyaltyPlus, makes it easy to execute omni-channel loyalty programs and personalized customer retention campaigns.
price ($mm)
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announced 8/8/2016 via Wall Street Journal

Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd., will acquire Merkle, Inc.

synopsis: Dentsu Inc.’s Dentsu Aegis Network, a multinational media and digital marketing communications company, has agreed to acquire a majority stake in data marketing firm Merkle. Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency and the largest independent agency in the US for CRM, digital, and search.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd.
Dentsu Aegis Network is made up of nine global network brands and supported by its specialist/multi-market brands. Dentsu Aegis Network is Innovating the Way Brands Are Built for its clients through its best-in-class expertise and capabilities in media, digital and creative communications services. "
target: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency and the largest independent agency in the US for CRM, digital, and search. The agency’s heritage in data, technology, and analytics forms the foundation for its unmatched skills in understanding consumer insights.
price ($mm)
$1,500
rev ($mm)
$436
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/17/2017 via PR Newswire

Hero Digital, acquired Beyond Vigilant

synopsis: Hero Digital announced it has completed the acquisition of Beyond Vigilant, a marketing technology agency that helps clients to envision and execute their future customer experiences.
buyer parent: CI Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Hero Digital
Hero Digital is a customer experience company. They combine strategy, design, content, engineering, marketing, and data analytics in their delivery of multi-channel customer experiences for brands. "
target: Beyond Vigilant
Beyond Vigilant is a marketing technology agency that helps clients to envision and execute their future customer experiences.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/21/2020 via Company Press Release

Wipro Digital, acquired Rational Interaction

synopsis: Wipro Digital has acquired Rational Interaction, a full-service digital customer experience company. The acquisition will scale Wipro Digital’s offering for Chief Marketing Officers, connecting Rational Interaction’s ability to map and orchestrate the customer journey with Wipro Digital’s ability to design and build experiences at global scale.
buyer parent: Wipro Limited
buyer: Wipro Digital
Wipro Digital collaborates and iterates with clients to deliver customer-centered digital transformation. Working at the intersection of strategy, design, and technology, Wipro Digital derives insight, shape interaction, drive integration, and unlock innovation for its clients. "
target: Rational Interaction
Rational is a customer experience (CX) solutions firm that brings the strategic capabilities of a consultancy together with the creative and digital prowess of an agency. The firm lifts the overall customer experience from acquisition to advocacy and builds comprehensive CX solutions.
price ($mm)
$52
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired Affinity ID

synopsis: Publicis Groupe has acquired Affinity ID, New Zealand’s leading independent customer experience agency. They are a technology and marketing agency, enabling large businesses to develop customer marketing platforms designed for systematic growth and scale.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$12,693.26)
Publicis Groupe is a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, driven through the alchemy of creativity and technology. Publicis Groupe offers its clients seamless access to its tools and expertise through modular offering. "
target: Affinity ID
Affinity ID is New Zealand’s leading independent customer experience agency. They are a technology and marketing agency, enabling large businesses to develop customer marketing platforms designed for systematic growth and scale.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/22/2018 via Company Press Release

Avanade Inc., acquired Loud&Clear

synopsis: Avanade, the leading digital innovator on the Microsoft ecosystem, announced it has acquired Loud&Clear, an independent enterprise technology and experience design agency headquartered in Melbourne. Avanade’s clients will benefit from Loud&Clear’s capabilities and experience in User Experience (UX), Digital Strategy, Marketing Automation.
buyer parent: Accenture
buyer: Avanade Inc.
Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Avanade has 30,000 digitally connected people across 24 countries. "
target: Loud&Clear
Loud&Clearis Australia's largest independent digital agency, founded in 2009. Over the last nine years they've grown to a team of 150+ focused on delivering world-class Experience Design, Sitecore and Drupal development and Digital Strategy for enterprise.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/10/2017 via BNC Analysis

Ividata Group, acquired Ohwee Agency

synopsis: IVIDATA GROUP, a company specializing in Big Data solutions, announces the integration of OHWEE, a digital marketing agency. This integration allows IVIDATA to add end user / UX / mobility expertise to its existing offerings, and OHWEE to extend its competence in data marketing.
buyer: Ividata Group
IVIDATA is a consulting firm specializing in Digital and Big Data. It develops applications in in ERP, CRM, pharma, infrastructure, analytics. They dedicate their energy and technologies to accompany their customers to the end in the implementation of strategies and digital execution. "
target: Ohwee Agency
Ohwee is a digital marketing agency with end user /UX/ mobility expertise. OHWEE was founded in 2011 by Matthieu Da Conceicao. Among its clients are Taxis G7, Total, Cannes Film Festival, Remy Cointreau, Abbvie, and REALITIES group.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/8/2017 via PR Newswire

Vincit Oy, acquired XTOPOLY

synopsis: Vincit, Europe's best place to work, acquires Digital Agency XTOPOLY. XTOPOLY is a digital brand agency with a deep practice in brand strategy, UX and UI. The company has designed multi-award winning customer experiences for some of the world's largest brands including Yamaha Watercrafts and Kellogg's.
buyer: Vincit Oy (HLSE:VINCIT:$61.96)
Vincit is a software development and design company based in Irvine and Palo Alto, California, and Tampere, Helsinki, Turku and Savonlinna, Finland. Founded in 2007, Vincit currently employs more than 320 professionals. "
target: XTOPOLY
XTOPOLY is a full-service Digital Agency that blends technology and creativity to produce memorable digital experiences across all connected screens. XTOPOLY has a deep practice in brand strategy, UX & UI. They have designed award winning customer experiences for some of the world's largest brands.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/29/2016 via PR Newswire

Cognizant Technology Solutions, will acquire Mirabeau BV

synopsis: Cognizant announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Mirabeau BV, a digital marketing and customer experience agency specializing in industries such as travel and hospitality, financial services, retail, and B2B sectors. The acquisition will expand Cognizant's digital business capabilities across Europe.
buyer: Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH:$16,752.00)
Cognizant is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. "
target: Mirabeau BV
Mirabeau is a digital agency with experts in the fields of customer experience design, marketing, development and cloud services. Since its beginning in 2001, in just 15 years, it has rapidly grown to become the market leader in the Dutch market.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/9/2019 via PR Web

Prodege, LLC, acquired InboxDollars.com

synopsis: Prodege, LLC, an internet and media company that rewards its members with cash and free gift cards, announced that it has acquired leading rewards company CotterWeb Enterprises, Inc., which operates the rewards sites InboxDollars.com and SendEarnings.com, DailyRewards.com and InboxPounds.co.uk.
buyer: Prodege, LLC
Prodege is an internet and media company that rewards its members with cash and free gift cards. Prodege is comprised of four consumer brands; Swagbucks, MyPoints, ShopAtHome, and InboxDollars, which deliver engaging content and valuable rewards to more than 100 million members worldwide. "
target: InboxDollars.com
InboxDollars is an online rewards club that pays members cash for their online and mobile activities. Along with SendEarnings.com, InboxPounds.co.uk and DailyRewards.com, InboxDollars connects consumers and advertisers in a way that benefits both.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/19/2021 via PR Newswire

Tinuiti Inc., will acquire Bliss Point Media

synopsis: Tinuiti, the largest independent performance marketing agency in the US, will acquire Bliss Point Media, a cutting edge video advertising agency delivering high-impact performance marketing campaigns. Bliss Point uses machine learning and algorithmic media buying to establish, optimize and scale TV and streaming video campaigns.
buyer: Tinuiti Inc.
Tinuiti is the largest independent performance marketing firm across Google, Facebook, and Amazon. With expert knowledge in search, social, Amazon & marketplaces, mobile apps, CRM & email marketing, and more, Tinuiti understands success requires both strategy and channel specialization. "
target: Bliss Point Media
Bliss Point Media is a cutting edge video advertising agency delivering high-impact performance marketing campaigns. Bliss Point uses machine learning and algorithmic media buying to establish, optimize and scale TV and streaming video campaigns for the most innovative direct-to-consumer companies.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/19/2020 via PR Newswire

Jumbleberry, acquired Jumbleberry

synopsis: Stephen Jukes, Jumbleberry's Co-Founder, has acquired the company in a management buyout. Jumbleberry is a Digital Performance Marketing company. Jumbleberry connects direct-to-consumer brands with agencies and media buyers through advertising campaigns that drive customer acquisition on a fixed-cost-per-customer basis.
buyer: Jumbleberry
Jumbleberry is a Digital Performance Marketing company that provides solutions to clients around the world. Jumbleberry connects direct-to-consumer brands with agencies and media buyers through advertising campaigns that drive customer acquisition on a fixed-cost-per-customer basis. "
target: Jumbleberry
Jumbleberry is a Digital Performance Marketing company that provides solutions to clients around the world. Jumbleberry connects direct-to-consumer brands with agencies and media buyers through advertising campaigns that drive customer acquisition on a fixed-cost-per-customer basis.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/11/2018 via BusinessWire

H.I.G. Capital, acquired Vision Integrated Graphics

synopsis: H.I.G. Capital, a leading global private equity investment firm, is pleased to announce that one of its affiliates has completed the acquisition of Vision Integrated Graphics Group LLC, a leading provider of tech-enabled, data-driven marketing solutions focused on customer acquisition and engagement for Fortune 1000 customers.
buyer: H.I.G. Capital
H.I.G. Capital is a leading global private equity investment firm with over $25 billion of equity capital under management. The H.I.G. family of funds includes private equity, growth equity, real estate, debt/credit, lending and biohealth. "
target: Vision Integrated Graphics
Vision is a leading provider of tech-enabled, data-driven marketing solutions focused on customer acquisition and engagement for Fortune 1000 customers. The Company provides personalized, turnkey marketing solutions which generate high returns on investment.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/3/2018 via BusinessWire

Valassis, acquired One Brand Marketing

synopsis: Valassis, a leader in activating consumers through intelligent media delivery, announced that it has acquired One Brand Marketing. One Brand Marketing offers efficient postcard marketing solutions that enable merchants to target neighborhoods, create designs, print and mail a postcard campaign in real time.
buyer parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: Valassis (VCI:$2,081.67)
Valassis helps thousands of local and national brands tap the potential of industry-leading data through intelligent media delivery – understanding, engaging and inspiring millions of consumers to action with smarter cross-channel campaigns. "
target: One Brand Marketing
One Brand Marketing offers efficient postcard marketing solutions that enable merchants to target neighborhoods, create designs, print and mail a postcard campaign in real time. In addition, their Advanced Marketing Platform helps franchise organizations optimize local marketing programs.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/20/2017 via BusinessWire

VerifySmart Corporation, acquired BP360 Group

synopsis: Verify Smart Corporation, a global leader in financial fraud prevention and innovative technology solutions announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of The BP360 proximity marketing group. BP360 includes executives who are experienced in developing successful Affiliate Marketing Sales Organizations.
buyer: VerifySmart Corporation (OTCPK:VSMR:$0.00)
Verify Smart Corp is an international technology company that develops and markets innovative solutions for the global digital market. The company also licenses patented technology for the prevention of debit/credit card and electronic transaction fraud. "
target: BP360 Group
The BP360 Group is a proximity marketing business. The company includes seasoned entrepreneurs and executives, experienced in developing successful Affiliate Marketing Sales Organizations, which include thousands of representatives, and advertising campaigns for various companies.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/2/2017 via PR Newswire

Entravision Communications Corporation, will acquire Headway Digital

synopsis: Entravision Communications Corporation, a diversified media company serving Latino audiences and communities, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the business of Headway, a leading provider of mobile, programmatic, data and performance digital marketing solutions primarily in the U.S., Mexico and Latin America.
buyer: Entravision Communications Corporation (EVC:$428.66)
Entravision Communications Corporation is a leading media company that reaches and engages U.S. Latinos across acculturation levels and media channels, as well as consumers in Mexico. The company's comprehensive portfolio incorporates integrated media and marketing solutions. "
target: Headway Digital
Headway, marketing powered by technology, is the leading data-driven media buying company for marketers worldwide, integrating proprietary technology and state-of-the-art partner platforms. Their technology combines DMP and powerful media buying capabilities in a one stop advertising platform.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/19/2016 via Market Wire

MUNDOmedia Ltd., acquired 36 Labs, LLC

synopsis: MUNDOmedia has acquired 36 Labs, a supply side technology and performance marketing services company. 36 Labs' platforms have driven hundreds of millions in revenue while generating industry leading results for its partners and advertisers. Its foundation is driven by consistently analyzing data fed into CORE, its proprietary marketing platform.
buyer: MUNDOmedia Ltd.
MUNDOmedia is the global leader in data-driven digital marketing. The Company helps large brands grow their business by connecting them to an engaged global audience at the moment of greatest opportunity with a suite of proprietary technology powered by data. "
target: 36 Labs, LLC
36 Labs is a leader in technology-driven user acquisition ("UA"). Utilizing its proprietary marketing optimization technology named CORE, the hands-on team is able to assist brands of all sizes with enhancing their respective UA efforts across the globe.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/9/2016 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired DBG UK

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced its acquisition of DBG; a UK-based, independent marketing solutions agency that specializes in optimizing client data to make compelling connections to drive growth and improve marketing and business performance.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency and the largest independent agency in the US for CRM, digital, and search. Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. "
target: DBG UK
DBG is a UK-based, independent marketing solutions agency that specializes in optimizing client data to make compelling connections to drive growth and improve marketing and business performance.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/5/2015 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Periscopix Ltd

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced its acquisition of Periscopix, a leading London-based performance marketing agency. Periscopix specializes in search, programmatic media, and web analytics, delivering measurable results for top-tier global and European brands.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle, a technology-enabled, data-driven customer relationship marketing (CRM) firm, is the nation’s largest privately held agency. For more than 25 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. "
target: Periscopix Ltd
Founded in 2004, Periscopix focuses on the use of data, analytics, and technology to enable internationally recognized pay-per-click search, programmatic media buying, Google analytics consulting, and conversion rate optimization.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/25/2015 via Company Press Release

Output Services Group, Inc., acquired DoublePositive Marketing Group, Inc.

synopsis: Output Services Group (OSG), a leading provider of outsourced billing and statement services and customer communication management, announced that it has completed the acquisition of DoublePositive, a privately-held, Baltimore-headquartered performance- based online marketing company.
buyer: Output Services Group, Inc.
Ouput Services Group is a business technology partner providing integrated multi-channel print and electronic solutions through a state-of-the-art processing environment. OSG offers comprehensive and flexible solutions including electronic billing, invoice/statement services, and more. "
target: DoublePositive Marketing Group, Inc.
DoublePositive is a performance-based online marketing company serving lead buyers, lead sellers, and direct response advertisers. DoublePositive accelerates digital full-funnel demand generation and new customer acquisitions for their customers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/7/2021 via PR Newswire

Specialty Print Communications, Inc., acquired FuelPop Marketing

synopsis: Specialty Print Communications, Inc (SPC), an independently owned direct mail and digital solutions provider, has acquired FuelPop Marketing, LLC, a marketing company that provides hyper-personalized solutions to supercharge sales. FuelPop offers services for direct mail, nurture emails, websites, paid social, and more.
buyer: Specialty Print Communications, Inc.
Specialty Print Communications (SPC) is an independently owned direct mail and digital solutions provider. SPC aims to help companies of all sizes grow sales and build lasting customer relationships. They offer services for direct mail, loyalty kits, card issuance, hybrid print production, and more."
target: FuelPop Marketing
FuelPop Marketing is a marketing company that provides hyper-personalized solutions to supercharge sales. FuelPop uses leading-edge advertising technology to help their clients drive incremental sales. They offer services for direct mail, nurture emails, websites, paid social, and more.
price ($mm)
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Incadea Plc
Incadea Plc
Incadea Plc is the leading provider of enterprise software solutions and services to the global automotive retail and wholesale market. With a proven industry focus and expertise, incadea is the vendor of choice for car manufacturers and their dealer networks around the world.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$54.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.74
EBIT ($mm)
$3.81
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
490
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Ticker: OTCPK:BYOC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Beyond Commerce, Inc.
Beyond Commerce, Inc.
Beyond Commerce is focused on business combinations of “big data” companies in the global B2B internet marketing analytics, technologies and related services space. The Company’s objective is to develop and deploy disruptive strategic software technology that will build on organic growth potential.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5.83
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.91)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.59)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2
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Ticker: SLC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Slyce
Slyce
Slyce is a visual search technology company based in Toronto, Ontario and is engaged in the business of providing advanced visual search software that allows consumers to purchase products at the moment they discover them - in the real world and online.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.83
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.35)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.48)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
70
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Ticker: BME:MAKS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Making Science Group, S.A.
Making Science Group, S.A.
Spain-based Making Science is a digital marketing and technology consulting firm that specializes in e-commerce and digital transformation. The company's product offering includes NILO, a comprehensive cloud-based e-commerce platform, and Shoptize, the only Spanish Comparison Shopping Service.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$70.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.80
EBIT ($mm)
$2.99
Net Income ($mm)
$1.85
Employees
282
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Ticker: TSXV:PBX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PowerBand Solutions Inc.
PowerBand Solutions Inc.
PowerBand Solutions is a Canadian provider of cloud-based Auction and Finance Portal software tools for automotive dealerships, OEMs, and rental companies. Their remarketing platform incorporates the latest auction technologies, inventory management, market intelligence, and appraisal processes.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.42)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.55)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
14
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Ticker: BOVESPA:LINX3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Linx S.A.
Linx S.A.
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.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$161.38
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.90
EBIT ($mm)
$6.36
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: DMAN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DemandTec, Inc.
DemandTec, Inc.
DemandTec delivers cloud-based analytics software that enables businesses to examine different customer buying scenarios, both online and in-store. As a result, companies can spot trends and shopper insights to make better price, promotion, and assortment decisions. .
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$82.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
351
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Ticker: PCYG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Park City Group, Inc.
Park City Group, Inc.
Park City Group (PCYG) is a Software-as-a-Service ("SaaS") provider that brings unique visibility to the consumer goods supply chain, delivering actionable information that ensures product is on the shelf when the consumer expects it to be.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$13.25
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.40)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.17)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
57
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Ticker: IRYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iTrackr Systems, Inc.
iTrackr Systems, Inc.
iTrackr Systems, Inc. is an e-commerce software and services company that engages in the development, marketing, and commercialization of an online product and inventory search application for retailers and consumers.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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