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closed 2/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

FamilyPet, acquired Doggyloot

synopsis: Pet-focused online marketing firm FamilyPet, a subsidiary of The GreaterGood Network, has acquired Doggyloot. Founded in 2010, Doggyloot provides the very best chews, toys, treats and more and offers them to dog lovers at deep discounts with free shipping online.
buyer parent: The GreaterGood Network
buyer: FamilyPet
FamilyPet is the leading strategic marketing company within the pet industry, providing great value to both pet businesses and pet owners across North America. The network focuses on providing a resourceful and convenient destination for pet owners looking for high-quality pet care services. "
target: Doggyloot
Doggyloot handpicks the very best chews, toys, treats and more and offers them to dog lovers at deep discounts worth howling about on their website. Their product team carefully researches and tests everything they sell and offers free shipping to customers.
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closed 2/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Gudog merged with HouseMyDog,

synopsis: HouseMyDog, the U.K.-headquartered online platform that connects dog owners with service providers including dog sitters, dog walkers and doggy day care, has agreed to join forces with Gudog, a similar offering based in Spain.
buyer: HouseMyDog
HouseMyDog is a leading online platform that connects dog owners with service providers including dog sitters, dog walkers and doggy day care. Like Airbnb for dogs. They are based in Ireland and the UK. "
target: Gudog
Gudog is a platform that brings together dog owners and experienced Dog sitters. Their platform allows each and every dog owner to find an ideal Dog sitter for their pet, while enjoying an easy and accessible booking system and secure payment method. They are based in Spain and the UK.
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closed 6/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

FuturePet, acquired GoFetch Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Vancouver headquartered pet tech startup GoFetch has been acquired by Future Pet Animal Health. GoFetch operates an online marketplace for people to buy and sell pet care services including pet sitting, dog boarding, and dog walking.
buyer: FuturePet
FuturePet provides a software platform designed to automate client communication and intake for veterinary clinics. FuturePet gathers client and patient information proactively and automatically to create magical vet visits. "
target: GoFetch Technologies Inc.
GoFetch operates an online marketplace for people to buy and sell pet care services including pet sitting, dog boarding, and dog walking. GoFetch connects pet parents with the fastest growing, most vibrant and trusted network of trusted and vetted pet sitters and dog walkers.
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closed 3/29/2017 via BusinessWire

DogVacay merged with Rover,

synopsis: Rover.com, the nation’s largest network of pet sitters and dog walkers, and DogVacay, a leading online and mobile pet-sitting community, announce that they are joining forces. Rover and DogVacay have created an entirely new category, giving pet parents access to convenient, trusted, affordable pet care options.
buyer: Rover
Rover.com connects pet parents with the nation’s largest network of loving and trustworthy pet sitters and dog walkers. Through Rover, pet parents can discover, book, and manage personalized care for their dogs, including pet sitting, dog walking, in-home dog boarding, and doggy day care. "
target: DogVacay
DogVacay is an online and mobile community that connects pet parents in need of pet care services (home dog boarding, pet sitting, doggie daycare) with qualified pet caregivers. Their vetted and insured dog lovers across the country are ready to watch your pet like they are a member of their family.
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closed 9/21/2016 via Company Press Release

Pet Anjo, acquired PetHub

synopsis: Pet Anjo, the Brazil-based pet services marketplace with the broadest network and only one with international certification, has acquired PetHub, a pioneer in providing services for pets in Brazil. PetHub.com.br is an online community where dog lovers can connect with one another to find and provide safe, convenient and affordable dog care.
buyer: Pet Anjo
Pet Anjo, a unique pet services marketplace in Brazil with international certifications, has been connecting families with pets to angels (caregivers) since 2014. "
target: PetHub
PetHub.com.br is an online community where dog lovers can connect with one another to find and provide safe, convenient and affordable way to make sure the family dog is in good care.
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closed 4/6/2016 via BNC Analysis

Rover, acquired Zingy

synopsis: Los Angeles-based Zingy, an online, on-demand dog walking service, has been acquired by Rover, according to the companies. Zingy allows pet owners to access a pool of trusted pet-care professionals through its app.
buyer: Rover
Rover connects pet parents with the nation’s largest network of loving and trustworthy dog walkers and sitters. Rover improves and simplifies life for pet parents and the dogs they love. Pet parents can discover, book, and manage care by neighborhood pet sitters, dog walkers, and day care. "
target: Zingy
Zingy is a pet company comprised of team members who have been building world-class products and brands within the pet industry since 1991. Zingy is a fun and vibrant pet community that, through an app, allows pet owners to access a pool of trusted pet-care professionals.
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closed 10/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Rover, acquired DogBuddy

synopsis: Rover, the nation's largest network of 5-star pet sitters and dog walkers, has acquired DogBuddy, Europe's leading online marketplace for dog care services. They help to connect dog owners with local and reliable dog sitters and dog walkers, providing a comfortable and caring home from home for owners' pooch while they're away.
buyer: Rover
Rover is the nation's largest network of 5-star pet sitters and dog walkers. Whether owners need in-home dog boarding, pet sitting, dog walking, or day care, Rover connects pet parents with dog people who’ll treat their pets like family. "
target: DogBuddy
DogBuddy is Europe's leading online marketplace for dog care services. They help to connect dog owners with local and reliable dog sitters and dog walkers, providing a comfortable and caring home from home for owners' pooch while they're away.
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closed 6/14/2017 via BNC Analysis

Doctissimo, acquired Animalbox SARL

synopsis: Doctissimo, a company that owns and operates web portals which offer coverage on women’s issues, health, wellness, and family, has acquired Animalbox, the largest provider of monthly subscription boxes for pets in Europe. Animalbox's boxes are filled with premium pet-care products, specially selected for each of their thousands of subscribing pets.
buyer parent: Lagardère SCA
buyer: Doctissimo
Doctissimo owns and operates web portals which offer coverage on women’s issues, online articles and discussion forums regarding health, wellness, and family issues. Doctissimo helps families in all the important moments of their lives by offering serious and trustworthy information. "
target: Animalbox SARL
Animalbox is the largest provider of monthly subscription boxes for pets in Europe. Each box is filled with premium pet-care products (training aids, toys, treats etc.), specially selected for each of their thousands of subscribing pets. Animalbox is a valuable platform for many pet-care brands.
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closed 2/4/2015 via BNC Analysis

Bibulu Pets S.L. merged with myDogBuddy,

synopsis: myDogBuddy, a peer-to-peer online marketplace for home dog boarding and other dog services has merged with Bibulu, an online community marketplace that connects pet owners that are in need with pet caregivers to exchange trustworthy and affordable dog hosting services.
buyer: myDogBuddy
myDogBuddy is a peer-to-peer online marketplace for home dog boarding and other dog services. They solve the problem of finding good dog boarding alternatives when dog owners have to travel or work. "
target: Bibulu Pets S.L.
Founded in Barcelona in 2012, Bibulu is an online community marketplace that connects pet owners that are in need with pet caregivers to exchange trustworthy and affordable dog hosting services.
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closed 4/7/2021 via Reuters

Supermercado Now, acquired Shipp

synopsis: Supermercado Now, an online retail platform in Brazil, has acquired Shipp, an on-demand delivery application in Brazil. Shipp provides a fast and easy delivery service that makes life easier. Their app allows users to place orders for groceries, pharmaceuticals, restaurant food, pet products, and more.
buyer parent: B2W Digital
buyer: Supermercado Now
Supermercado Now is an online retail platform in Brazil that makes grocery shopping simple and easy by connecting consumers to supermarkets through the internet. Their mobile platform allows users to buy groceries from local supermarkets and have it delivered to their doorstep within the same day. "
target: Shipp
Shipp is an on-demand delivery application in Brazil. Shipp provides a fast and easy delivery service that makes life easier. Their app allows users to place orders for groceries, pharmaceuticals, restaurant food, pet products, and more.
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closed 10/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

DogHero merged with PetLove,

synopsis: DogHero has merged with PetLove, an online retailer of pet products in Brazil. DogHero is an online and mobile platform for pet services in Brazil. DogHero allows users to find and book dog heroes that offer accommodation, daycare, dog sitting, and dog walking services. Their platform offers over 15,000 dog heroes across 650 cities.
buyer: PetLove
PetLove is an online retailer of pet products in Brazil. PetLove offers over 20,000 pet products to help pet owners keep their pets happy. Their range of products include pet food, pet toys, litter boxes, collars, carrying bags, cages, aquariums, beds and more. "
target: DogHero
DogHero is an online and mobile platform for pet services in Brazil. DogHero allows users to find and book dog heroes that offer accommodation, daycare, dog sitting, and dog walking services. Their platform offers over 15,000 dog heroes across 650 cities.
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closed 2/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

FamilyPet, acquired Doggyloot

synopsis: Pet-focused online marketing firm FamilyPet, a subsidiary of The GreaterGood Network, has acquired Doggyloot. Founded in 2010, Doggyloot provides the very best chews, toys, treats and more and offers them to dog lovers at deep discounts with free shipping online.
buyer parent: The GreaterGood Network
buyer: FamilyPet
FamilyPet is the leading strategic marketing company within the pet industry, providing great value to both pet businesses and pet owners across North America. The network focuses on providing a resourceful and convenient destination for pet owners looking for high-quality pet care services. "
target: Doggyloot
Doggyloot handpicks the very best chews, toys, treats and more and offers them to dog lovers at deep discounts worth howling about on their website. Their product team carefully researches and tests everything they sell and offers free shipping to customers.
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closed 2/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

FamilyPet, acquired Doggyloot

synopsis: Pet-focused online marketing firm FamilyPet, a subsidiary of The GreaterGood Network, has acquired Doggyloot. Founded in 2010, Doggyloot provides the very best chews, toys, treats and more and offers them to dog lovers at deep discounts with free shipping online.
buyer parent: The GreaterGood Network
buyer: FamilyPet
FamilyPet is the leading strategic marketing company within the pet industry, providing great value to both pet businesses and pet owners across North America. The network focuses on providing a resourceful and convenient destination for pet owners looking for high-quality pet care services. "
target: Doggyloot
Doggyloot handpicks the very best chews, toys, treats and more and offers them to dog lovers at deep discounts worth howling about on their website. Their product team carefully researches and tests everything they sell and offers free shipping to customers.
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closed 8/20/2014 via BNC Analysis

The GreaterGood Network, acquired FamilyPet

synopsis: FamilyPet, A pet-focused online marketing firm in Great Neck has been purchased by a Seattle company that runs websites to raise money to combat hunger, disease and animal abuse, has been acquired by for-profit CharityUSA.com LLC
buyer: The GreaterGood Network
The GreaterGood Network of websites (including TheHungerSite, TheBreastCancerSite, TheAnimalRescueSite, and others) offers the public a unique opportunity to support causes they care about through a free daily click and Gifts that Give More. "
target: FamilyPet
FamilyPet focuses on providing a resourceful and convenient destination for pet owners looking for high-quality pet care services. The FamilyPet network includes Petsitting.com, PetBoardingFinder.com, LocalDogWalker.com, PremiumDogTraining.com, PetGroomingFinder.com, Coupaw.com and more.
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closed 8/20/2014 via BNC Analysis

The GreaterGood Network, acquired FamilyPet

synopsis: FamilyPet, A pet-focused online marketing firm in Great Neck has been purchased by a Seattle company that runs websites to raise money to combat hunger, disease and animal abuse, has been acquired by for-profit CharityUSA.com LLC
buyer: The GreaterGood Network
The GreaterGood Network of websites (including TheHungerSite, TheBreastCancerSite, TheAnimalRescueSite, and others) offers the public a unique opportunity to support causes they care about through a free daily click and Gifts that Give More. "
target: FamilyPet
FamilyPet focuses on providing a resourceful and convenient destination for pet owners looking for high-quality pet care services. The FamilyPet network includes Petsitting.com, PetBoardingFinder.com, LocalDogWalker.com, PremiumDogTraining.com, PetGroomingFinder.com, Coupaw.com and more.
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closed 10/1/2016 via PR Web

The IHC Group, acquired PetPlace

synopsis: Expanding its footprint and commitment in the pet health market, The IHC Group announced it has acquired PetPlace, including subscribers and its social media outlets. PetPlace attracts over one million visitors each month as the popular web destination for pet parents concerned with their pet’s health and well-being.
buyer: The IHC Group (IHC:$404.67)
Independence Holding Company is a holding company that is principally engaged in underwriting, administering and/or distributing group and individual disability, specialty and supplemental health, pet, and life insurance through its subsidiaries since 1980. "
target: PetPlace
PetPlace attracts over one million visitors each month as the popular web destination for pet parents concerned with their pet’s health and well-being. PetPlace’s content includes veterinarian approved articles covering topics such as pet health conditions, breed information, behavior and much more.
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closed 1/22/2015 via BusinessWire

TotallyHer Media, acquired Dogtime Media

synopsis: Evolve Media LLC, the largest publisher of enthusiast content on the web, announced the acquisition of Dogtime Media, the leading online pet publishing group. Dogtime Media publishes two leading pet sites: Dogtime.com and Cattime.com. Dogtime Media will reside under Evolve Media’s female and family focused publishing division, TotallyHer Media.
buyer parent: Evolve Media LLC
buyer: TotallyHer Media
TotallyHer is a leading digital media, marketing and sales organization dedicated to women and their families. Committed to Everything She Loves, TotallyHer Media publishes a portfolio of award-winning women's, youth, and family properties. "
target: Dogtime Media
Dogtime Media publishes two leading pet sites: Dogtime.com and Cattime.com. Reaching over 1.6 million pet lovers per month,these flagship sites provide the most in depth information in connection with selecting, adopting and taking care of dogs or cats.
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closed 12/19/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Pet360 Media, acquired Zootoo, LLC

synopsis: Pet360, Inc. announced the acquisition of Zootoo, LLC. The acquisition of the online community for pet lovers further strengthens Pet360's position as the leading network of online resources for pet parents. Zootoo becomes a part of Pet360 Media.
buyer parent: Pet360 Inc.
buyer: Pet360 Media
Pet360 Media is the leading digital media network for advertisers, publishers and bloggers looking to target pet parent households, expand their reach and maximize their revenue. The network is comprised of the leading online resources for pet parents and delivers high value media solutions. "
target: Zootoo, LLC
Zootoo is the online home for pets and the people who love them. At Zootoo, people can check out the cutest photo galleries and videos from pet lovers like themselves, have fun with quizzes and games, and get valuable information about their pet's health and care.
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closed 2/2/2012 via BusinessWire

ThinkPets. Inc merged with Vetstreet,

synopsis: Vetstreet, Inc., a leading provider of a turnkey marketing, communications, and educational platform to the veterinary industry, announced it has merged with ThinkPets, Inc., a leading provider of print and digital pet owner reminders and education and the publisher of HealthyPet Magazine®.
buyer parent: VCA Antech Inc.
buyer: Vetstreet
Vetstreet is a provider of online communications, professional education and marketing solutions to the veterinary community. Vetstreet offers a highly differentiated suite of products and services, including VetInsite and Vetstreet Pro. "
target parent: Zoasis Corporation
target: ThinkPets. Inc
ThinkPets, Inc. is a leading provider of print and digital pet owner reminders and education and the publisher of HealthyPet Magazine®. ThinkPets also provides easy-to-understand reports that allow veterinarians to analyze key practice parameters.
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closed 11/5/2009 via PR Newswire

PetsMobility, Inc., acquired Pets911.com

synopsis: On4Communications, Inc. is pleased to announce the close of the acquisition of Pets911.com. For the past 10 years, Pets911.com has been a leading force in the pet lost and found and adoption services sector.
buyer: PetsMobility, Inc.
PetsMobility™ is the organization other corporation's turn to when entering the pet vertical. Their suite of products appeal to a wide variety people who have one thing in common, they love pets. "
target: Pets911.com
www.Pets911.com, along with its 1-888-Pets911 toll free telephone line, is a web based pet portal established in 1999 dedicated to all aspects of pet welfare.
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$1.80
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closed 10/10/2008 via BusinessWire

Alorad, Inc., acquired Petplanetrx.com

synopsis: Online business development company, Alorad, Inc.’s recent acquisition of online discount pet meds store, www.petplanetrx.com, means that more pet owners will have the opportunity to save money when they purchase brand name pet medications for their puppies, dogs, cats and kittens.
buyer: Alorad, Inc.
Founded in 2007, Alorad is devoted to providing next generation marketing solutions for companies and organizations looking to expand online. Our unique holistic and scientific approach to online marketing gives us a competitive edge that is unsurpassed by any other internet marketing company. "
target: Petplanetrx.com
Pet Planet RX was originally created to meet the consumer insistence for high quality, effective pet meds that typically could only be purchased at a high cost through a veterinarian or brick and mortar pet store.
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closed 8/4/2015 via BNC Analysis

American Kennel Club, acquired Klooff, Inc.

synopsis: Klooff, Inc., a company that operates an online platform that enables users to share content of their pets, has been acquired by the American Kennel Club, a not-for-profit organization and the largest purebred dog registry in the world.
buyer: American Kennel Club
The American Kennel Club is a not-for-profit organization and the largest purebred dog registry in the world. They are the sports-governing body for over 22,000 dog events a year, including dog shows and exciting sports like agility, obedience, rally, tracking, herding trials, among others. "
target: Klooff, Inc.
Klooff, Inc. operates an online platform that enables users to share content of their pets. The company’s platform enables users to post and share photos, comments, and other materials related to their dogs and cats.
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closed 12/3/2020 via BNC Analysis

Metamorphosis Partners, acquired Dogs Of

synopsis: Metamorphosis Partners, a full-service pet marketing agency and pet venture studio, has acquired Dogs Of, a digital community of over 5 million dog-lovers. Dogs Of captures and celebrates the special moments in dogs’ lives by sharing user-generated photos. The community is comprised of three Instagram social profiles and a TikTok social profile.
buyer: Metamorphosis Partners
Metamorphosis Partners is a leading full-service pet marketing agency and pet venture studio. Metamorphosis leverages its companies’ capabilities to deliver value-added, innovative products, services, and content resulting in long-standing customer relationships. "
target: Dogs Of
Dogs Of is a growing digital community of over 5 million dog-lovers. Dogs Of captures and celebrates the special moments in dogs’ lives by sharing user-generated photos. The community is comprised of three Instagram social profiles and a TikTok social profile.
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closed 9/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

Hästnet Sverige AB, acquired Pets4Homes

synopsis: Pet Media Limited has been acquired by Hästnet Sverige AB. Established in 2008, Pet Media owns and operates the websites pets4homes.co.uk and petforums.co.uk. Pets4Homes is the UK's leading dedicated pet classified website for all pet types including dogs, cats, rabbits, poultry, fish, birds, reptiles, horses and other small animals.
buyer: Hästnet Sverige AB
Established in 2001, Hästnet is the Nordic region's largest marketplace for horses and equestrian related equipment and services. Leading an acquisition of Hästnet in 2018, CEO Axel Lagercrantz saw potential for Hästnet to grow both internationally and into new pets' categories. "
target: Pets4Homes
Established in 2008, Pet Media owns and operates the websites pets4homes.co.uk and petforums.co.uk. Pets4Homes is the UK's leading dedicated pet classified website for all pet types including dogs, cats, rabbits, poultry, fish, birds, reptiles, horses and other small animals.
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closed 6/21/2012 via BNC Analysis

Pet Food Direct, Inc., acquired PetStyle LLC

synopsis: Pet media and ecommerce company Pet360 Inc. has acquired pet lifestyle network PetStyle LLC for an undisclosed sum. PetStyle publishes lifestyle and entertainment articles on topics including pet-friendly vacation ideas, travel tips, celebrity gossip and pet horoscopes.
buyer parent: Pet360 Inc.
buyer: Pet Food Direct, Inc.
PetFoodDirect.com is the nation’s largest online retailer of pet food, pet meds and pet supplies. With over 148 brands of pet food and more than 16,000 top-quality pet products in stock, PetFoodDirect.com offers pet parents the largest selection of supplies with the convenience of home delivery. "
target: PetStyle LLC
PetStyle publishes lifestyle and entertainment articles on topics including pet-friendly vacation ideas, travel tips, celebrity gossip and pet horoscopes.
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announced 1/8/2020 via Bloomberg

CH Media, will acquire CH Media

synopsis: Barry Diller’s IAC/InterActive Corp. plans to sell CH Media, the parent of CollegeHumor and other digital brands, to the unit’s chief creative officer, Sam Reich. CH Media is comprised of the award-winning digital properties CollegeHumor, Dorkly, Drawfee, and the subscription service DROPOUT.
buyer: CH Media
Sam Reich is a longtime executive of CH Media and the unit's Chief Creative Officer. As a part of CollegeHumor since 2006, Sam Reich built the video team from scratch, earning the comedy brand 30M followers, a 50M+ weekly reach, 200M+ monthly video views, and 25+ Webby Awards. "
target parent: IAC
target: CH Media
CH Media is comprised of the award-winning digital properties CollegeHumor, Dorkly, Drawfee, and the subscription service DROPOUT. CH Media’s ad-supported properties are highly sought-after by brands who want to reach a younger, entertainment-loving audience.
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closed 11/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Webedia SAS, acquired UTURN Group

synopsis: Saudi-based online entertainment network, UTURN Group, has joined forces with digital media company, Webedia, to create Arabic media and entertainment powerhouse, Webedia Arabia. UTURN Group is the leading Arabic entertainment network in the Middle East and North Africa.
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: UTURN Group
UTURN Group is the leading Arabic entertainment network in the Middle East and North Africa. UTURN was founded in 2010 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. They produce premium content with the aim to promote Arabic content globally.
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announced 3/29/2018 via BusinessWire

Maven Inc., will acquire SAY Media, Inc.

synopsis: Maven announced it has signed a letter of intent to acquire Say Media, a company that is defining the digital magazine through a portfolio of influential brands and a next-generation publishing platform called Tempest that caters to the needs of both modern storytellers and marketers.
buyer: Maven Inc. (OTCPK:MVEN:$0.38)
Maven is a coalition of mavens operating on a single digital publishing, advertising and distribution platform, unified under a single media brand. Based in Seattle, Maven is publicly traded under the ticker symbol MVEN. "
target: SAY Media, Inc.
Say Media is defining the digital magazine through a portfolio of influential brands and a next-generation publishing platform called Tempest that caters to the needs of both modern storytellers and marketers.
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closed 12/28/2016 via Market Wire

CPXi, purchased Entertainment Sites from SpinMedia

synopsis: CPXi announced that it will acquire the celebrity news, gossip and entertainment websites; Celebuzz, The Frisky and The Superficial from SpinMedia. SpinMedia Group is a digital-first media company connecting a vast network of entertainment and music fans to the content, celebrities, and brands they love.
buyer: CPXi
CPXi is a comprehensive digital media company with over 15 years of experience driving efficiencies in the tech-enabled marketing space. They provide technology, services and processes that make digital more efficient and effective. "
seller: SpinMedia
Celebuzz.com, TheFrisky.com, and TheSuperficial.com are celebrity news, gossip and entertainment websites ran by SpinMedia. SpinMedia Group is a digital-first media company connecting a vast network of entertainment and music fans to the content, celebrities, and brands they love.
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closed 10/26/2016 via BNC Analysis

Funke Mediengruppe GmbH, acquired Media Partisans GmbH

synopsis: Funke Mediengruppe has acquired a majority interest in Media Partisans. The Potsdam-based company operates the heftig.co portal in Germany, as well as other websites, and is the European market leader for publishing on social media.
buyer: Funke Mediengruppe GmbH
Funke Mediengruppe publishes and distributes daily and weekly newspapers, trade magazines, and advertising journals and papers in Europe. It also operates radio stations; and advertising portals related to real estate, jobs, automobiles, and acquaintanceships. "
target: Media Partisans GmbH
Media Partisans is one of the fastest growing media companies in the world. It is their mission to connect the world through stories. They do so by producing only the most relevant and unusual content for an international audience. Every single story/video they produce reaches millions of people.
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closed 6/8/2016 via Company Press Release

MOBYT S.p.A., acquired MediaMob S.r.l.

synopsis: DigiTouch, one of the most active Italian independent players in digital marketing, has completed its sale of 51% of MediaMob to Mobyt, a leader in Italy in Mobile Marketing & Services and active in the web advertising. MediaMob is a programmatic sales house, offering technological solutions for audience targeting and programmatic advertising.
buyer: MOBYT S.p.A. (BIT:MBY:$28.32)
Mobyt delivers highly reliable solutions for the sending and receipt of SMS messaging services and emailing to support new marketing and advertising opportunities. Their services are currently used by over 28,000 companies, 70% of which are Italian. "
target parent: DigiTouch
target: MediaMob S.r.l.
MediaMob is an Italian independent digital solutions provider, specialized in programmatic advertising on premium inventory, with cross-device coverage and a wide range of creative ad formats. MediaMob leverages on the modern technological solutions related to audience targeting logics.
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closed 4/16/2015 via BNC Analysis

Blinkx Plc, acquired All Media Network, LLC

synopsis: Internet media company Blinkx PLC said it has completed a deal to acquire All Media Network LLC. All Media Network connects today's digital audience with the best discovery services for music, movies, and TV. The acquisition of All Media gives Blinkx access to a number of website properties, including Sidereel.com, Allmusic.com and Allmovie.com.
buyer: Blinkx Plc (AIM:RTHM:$316.02)
blinkx is an Internet media company that connects consumers and brands through content online. Their patented COncept Recognition Engine technology leverages speech recognition, text and image analysis to understand the meaning and context of video content to generate improved search relevancy. "
target: All Media Network, LLC
All Media Network connects today's digital audience with the best discovery services for music, movies, and TV. With 118 million monthly page views across five web sites, All Media Network provides the most comprehensive and pervasive consumer entertainment products available anywhere.
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closed 3/5/2015 via BNC Analysis

DDB Worldwide Communications Group Inc., acquired Lifelounge Group

synopsis: DDB Worldwide Communications Group Inc. has acquired independent creative agency Lifelounge Group. They specialise in creating authentic brand connections with 16-35 year-old Australians through print, websites, and advertising. They also publish the Lifelounge Sweeney Report, a provider of insights into the Australian 16-30 year old market.
buyer parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
buyer: DDB Worldwide Communications Group Inc.
DDB Worldwide is one of the world's largest and most influential advertising and marketing networks. At the 2014 Cannes International Festival of Creativity, DDB took home 87 Lions as well as Agency of the Year and Regional Network of the Year honors for adam&eveDDB and DDB EMEA, respectively. "
target: Lifelounge Group
Lifelounge Group is a digital media and entertainment company. They operate Lifelounge.com and TheVine.com.au, Australia's No. 1 youth & entertainment website. They are focused on opportunities that leverage research, technical expertise & creativity to develop digital products and campaigns.
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announced 6/12/2012 via BusinessWire

Cazador Acquisition Corporation, will be merged with Net Element, Inc.

synopsis: Net Element, a global publisher of online destinations and soon-to-be operator of a mobile commerce platform for Russia and other emerging markets, and Cazador Acquisition Corporation, a special purpose acquisition company, announced the execution of a merger agreement.
buyer: Cazador Acquisition Corporation
Cazador Acquisition Corporation Ltd. is a special purpose acquisition company, also known as a blank-check company incorporated as a Cayman Islands-exempted company. "
target: Net Element, Inc. (NETE:$45.96)
Net Element is a publisher of digital destinations and services provider powered by a rich video services platform for commerce, HD and 3D formats. The platform supports a network of content-driven, vertically focused applications for consumer, professional and business marketplaces.
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