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closed 2/18/2015 via Company Press Release

Isobar, acquired Soap Creative

synopsis: Isobar, Dentsu Aegis Network’s global digital marketing agency has acquired Soap Creative, a leading digital creative agency in Australia. Established in 2002 and headquartered in Sydney, Soap Creative offers full service digital marketing, social, website content, copy and design services. They also develop mobile games through their games studio.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Isobar
Isobar is a global full service digital marketing agency, driven by the purpose to deliver borderless ideas enabled through technology, to transform businesses and brands. They have over 3,700 professionals in its 69 offices across 42 Markets worldwide. "
target: Soap Creative
Soap Creative comprises of a digital creative agency offering full service digital marketing, social, website content, copy and design, and a game studio that develops mobile games developed to a client’s specification or independently branded as Soap’s own IP.
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announced 3/25/2021 via PR Newswire

High Level Marketing will be merged with Bell Media, LLC,

synopsis: Bell Media, an Alabama based website and digital marketing agency, and High Level Marketing, a Michigan based website and digital marketing agency, announced a merger. With this merger, the combined company will widen its geographical reach and further cement itself as a market leader in the website and digital marketing industry.
buyer: Bell Media, LLC
Bell Media is a leading digital marketing agency that is focused on delivering desired business outcomes for clients. The company is a Google Premier Partner, and a 6X Inc 5000 Company, with offices in Montgomery, Birmingham, Nashville and Houston. "
target: High Level Marketing
High Level Marketing (HLM) is a Michigan based full-service digital marketing agency that serves small and mid-sized businesses who have a desire to grow. HLM provides exceptional services that are supported by its proprietary Footprint® and MYCE® technology.
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closed 3/24/2021 via Reuters

Nuverse (Hong Kong) Ltd, acquired Moonton Technology Co., Ltd.

synopsis: ByteDance said its video games unit Nuverse has agreed to acquire Shanghai-based gaming studio Moonton Technology, as it seeks to further expand into the video games business. The deal values the gaming studio at around $4 billion, two sources told Reuters.
buyer parent: ByteDance
buyer: Nuverse (Hong Kong) Ltd
Nuverse, based in Hong Kong, is a game development and publishing company for players and developers around the world. They are dedicated to serving gamers worldwide by offering top-tier games, building a global community, and providing fun and inspiring experiences for every gamer. "
target: Moonton Technology Co., Ltd.
Moonton, based in Shanghai, is a mobile game designer that aims to provide the best mobile game experience to the players all over the world. Founded in 2014, Shanghai Moonton Technology Co., Ltd. (MOONTON) specializes in R&D and distribution of games to other countries.
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closed 3/24/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Vincit Oy, acquired VURIA

synopsis: Vincit, a software development and design company based in Finland, has acquired VURIA, a website design and mobile app development firm. VURIA merges creativity with technology to produce game-changing solutions for their clients. They speciallize in eCommerce websites, branding, online marketing campaigns, CRM solutions, and custom mobile apps.
buyer: Vincit Oy (HLSE:VINCIT:$61.96)
Vincit is a software development and design company based in Tampere, Finland. The company provides software development, service design, and ICT outsourcing services. Founded in 2007, Vincit employs more than 320 professionals and is ranked first in Europe in the Great Place to Work study. "
target: VURIA
VURIA is a website design and mobile app development firm. VURIA merges creativity with technology to produce game-changing solutions for their clients. They speciallize in eCommerce websites, branding, online marketing campaigns, CRM solutions, and custom mobile apps.
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closed 3/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Vertical Square SAS, acquired Studio B52

synopsis: Lormont, France-based Studio B52 has been acquired by French communication agency group Vertical Square. Studio B52 is a communication & digital marketing agency that has a solid reputation for 360 communication, digital and print, with major national and regional brands.
buyer: Vertical Square SAS
Based in France, Vertical Square is a group of communication agencies deployed across the country in the areas of strategy consulting, identity, graphic design, publishing, events, digital marketing. Vertical Square helps businesses appear on the first page of search engines via semantic technology."
target: Studio B52
Studio B52 is a French communication & digital marketing agency. Since its creation in 1994, the Lormont-based agency Studio B52 has acquired a solid reputation in the service of franchises, networks and groups for 360 communication, digital and print, with major national and regional brands.
price ($mm)
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$3
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closed 3/3/2021 via BusinessWire

Acceleration Partners, acquired R.O.EYE

synopsis: Acceleration Partners, the premier global partner marketing agency, announced that it has acquired the agency business of R.O.EYE, a Manchester-based performance marketing agency dedicated to optimizing digital media performance.
buyer parent: Mountaingate Capital
buyer: Acceleration Partners
Acceleration Partners is the premier global partner marketing agency. By focusing on Better People, Better Process and Better Performance, their team sets the standard for how brands efficiently grow and refine their marketing partnerships anywhere in the world. "
target: R.O.EYE
R.O.EYE is a Manchester-based performance marketing agency dedicated to optimizing digital media performance. They specialize in affiliate marketing, digital marketing, performance marketing, digital media buying, performance social marketing, programmatic display, and more.
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announced 2/25/2021 via BNC Analysis

Enad Global 7 AB, will acquire Innova Intellectual Properties S.à r.l.

synopsis: Enad Global 7 AB (publ) (EG7), a group of companies that develop, market, and publish video games, will acquire Innova Intellectual Property S.à r.l., a leading video game publisher in Russia. Innova focuses on publishing free-to-play Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG) titles. The company also publishes indie mobile games.
buyer: Enad Global 7 AB (OM:EG7:$78.25)
EG7 (Enad Global 7) is a family of companies within the gaming industry that develops, markets, publishes and distributes PC, console and mobile games to the global gaming market. The company employs 100+ game developers and develops its own original IP:s. "
target: Innova Intellectual Properties S.à r.l.
Innova is a leading video game publisher in Russia. Innova focuses on publishing free-to-play Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG) titles. Their games include Lineage 2, Ragnarök Online, Point Blank, Aion, RF Online and more. The company also publishes indie mobile games.
price ($mm)
$133
rev ($mm)
$40
EBITDA ($mm)
$16
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3.3x
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8.1x
announced 2/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Kaleyra S.p.a, will acquire mGage

synopsis: Kaleyra announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire mGage, a Vivial company. mGage serves its customers through its cloud-based enterprise mobile messaging platform Communicate Pro, their API solution Connect, as well as Omnichannel mobile messaging offering such as SMS, MMS and RCS.
buyer: Kaleyra S.p.a (AMEX:KLR:$147.37)
Kaleyra is a leading CPaaS (Communication-Platform-as-a-Service) company, empowering businesses to communicate safely, securely, and seamlessly. With offices in Europe, Asia, and the United States, Kaleyra has become a worldwide provider of innovative cloud-based communications solutions. "
target parent: Blackstone Group LP
target: mGage
mGage is a global mobile engagement provider with more than 15 years of mobile CRM (mCRM) experience. Their SaaS, cloud-based technology enables brands to intelligently personalize mobile communications for the omni-channel consumer, across marketing and customer care interactions.
price ($mm)
$215
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closed 2/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

CTI Digital Limited, acquired Mosquito Digital Ltd.

synopsis: An internet improvement and digital advertising and marketing company, CTI Digital, primarily based in Manchester has acquired a counterpart, Mosquito Digital, within the metropolis center. CTI has snapped up model communication and efficiency advertising and marketing company Mosquito, which is positioned within the Northern Quarter.
buyer: CTI Digital Limited
CTI Digital is a full service digital agency in the UK that specialises in open source web development. They also offer digital marketing and creative design services for respected clients in all industries. They are one of the UK’s leading full service digital agencies with a growing team. "
target: Mosquito Digital Ltd.
Mosquito is a creative digital brand communications agency based in Manchester and Cheshire. Winning Digital SME 2020, the agency combines award-winning digital creative, user experience and engagement with a heritage of brand building and integrated marketing know-how.
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closed 2/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Byte Club Limited merged with Dept Agency,

synopsis: Martech agency Byte has merged with Dept, an international digital agency, as the pair look to strengthen end-to-end digital services for their clients. Byte is a London-based marketing technology agency. They combine creative, media, data and technology to help businesses generate revenue and scale returns from digital platforms.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Dept Agency
Dept is an international digital agency, headquartered in Amsterdam. The agency unites creativity, technology and data to help clients reinvent and accelerate their digital reality. Their teams comprise of experts in creative, digital, marketing and commerce. "
target: Byte Club Limited
Byte is a London-based marketing technology agency. They combine creative, media, data and technology to help businesses generate revenue and scale returns from digital platforms.
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closed 2/5/2021 via BusinessWire

Blue Cypress, acquired BuzzShift

synopsis: BuzzShift, an industry-leading full-service growth marketing agency and business consultancy servicing a portfolio of clients nationwide, announced it has been acquired by New Orleans-based Blue Cypress, a family of companies that launches new brands and acquires existing businesses as a part of their evergreen, or long-term, investment strategy.
buyer: Blue Cypress
Blue Cypress is a family of companies that launches new brands and acquires existing businesses as a part of their evergreen, or long-term, investment strategy. "
target: BuzzShift
Founded in 2010, BuzzShift is a full-service growth marketing agency and business consultancy specializing in creating long-term, sustainable growth for start-up, scaling, and industry-leading e-commerce brands.
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closed 2/3/2021 via Company Press Release

Phoenix Innovate, acquired Avanzado

synopsis: Phoenix Innovate, a marketing firm that helps organizations big and small solve their business problems, has acquired Avanzado LLC, a vertically integrated marketing company. Avanzado produces data driven, targeted communications to grow their customer's business. They offer services for direct mail, e-marketing, microsites, and more.
buyer: Phoenix Innovate
Phoenix Innovate is a marketing firm that helps organizations big and small solve their business problems. Phoenix Innovate focuses on understanding, finding and keeping audiences. They create transformative strategies and tactics that will resonate with their client's audience. "
target: Avanzado
Avanzado is a vertically integrated marketing company. Avanzado produces data driven, targeted communications to grow their customer's business. They specialize in digital solutions, data management, and creative services. They offer services for direct mail, e-marketing, microsites, and more.
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announced 2/3/2021 via Company Press Release

Easybrain Ltd will be merged with Embracer Group,

synopsis: Embracer adds Easybrain, a leading mobile game developer with proven ability to launch, scale up and operate multiple global category leaders within the logic and puzzle game genre. Easybrain sees a great opportunity in being supported by Embracer to continue developing strong mobile game titles.
buyer: Embracer Group (OM:EMBRAC B:$990.33)
Based in Sweden, Embracer Group is the parent company of businesses developing and publishing PC, console and mobile games for the global games market. Embracer Group has an extensive catalogue of over 200 owned franchises, such as Saints Row, Goat Simulator, Dead Island, Metro, amongst many others."
target: Easybrain Ltd
Based in Belarus, Easybrain has developed numerous popular puzzle and logic game titles and is currently operating 15 live mobile game titles with a long lifetime, of which multiple games have become category leaders within its dedicated niche.
price ($mm)
$655
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closed 2/3/2021 via GlobeNewswire

AudienceX, acquired Bigbuzz Marketing Group

synopsis: AudienceX, the largest independent trading desk built for performance marketers and agencies, announced that it has finalized its acquisition of New York-based online marketing agency Bigbuzz Marketing Group.
buyer: AudienceX
AudienceX is a digital advertising partner for brands and agencies. They offer strategic, unbiased, omnichannel performance solutions, and create value for their clients by delivering a combination of high-impact creative, and innovative technology, to help them effectively acquire customers. "
target: Bigbuzz Marketing Group
Bigbuzz Marketing Group is a bold collection of talented professionals on a mission to create inspired solutions that build brands, move merchandise, and change lives. They are digital sponges that soak up everything new in this constantly changing universe of technology.
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announced 2/1/2021 via Company Press Release

Stillfront Group AB, will acquire Moonfrog Labs Pvt Ltd.

synopsis: Stillfront Group AB has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in Moonfrog Labs Private Limited, a rapidly growing independent game studio based in Bangalore, India, focusing on Board and Social Card Games. Moonfrog has an extensive games portfolio including successful titles such as Ludo Club, Jalebi and Teen Patti Gold.
buyer: Stillfront Group AB (OM:SF:$448.48)
Headquartered in Sweden, Stillfront Group is a leading free-to-play powerhouse of gaming studios. Its diverse and exciting games portfolio has two common themes; loyal users and long lifecycle games. "
target: Moonfrog Labs Pvt Ltd.
India-based Moonfrog Labs is a rapidly growing developer and publisher of market-leading Board and Social Card Games. The studio, which was founded in 2013, has an extensive games portfolio of more than 20 games, including successful titles such as Ludo Club, Jalebi and Teen Patti Gold.
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$90*
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closed 1/27/2021 via Company Press Release

Integrate Agency LLC, acquired BriteIdea Marketing Group

synopsis: Integrate Agency, a full-service digital and traditional marketing agency, has acquired BriteIdea Marketing Group, an Austin-based digital marketing group. The acquisition will further the integrated suite of traditional, digital and social media services offered by Integrate Agency throughout Texas.
buyer: Integrate Agency LLC
Integrate is an award-winning, full-service PR, social media, and marketing agency. Integrate's services include Pay-Per-Click (PPC), Display Advertising & Remarketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Content Marketing, Email Marketing, Amazon Marketplace, and Local Marketing. "
target: BriteIdea Marketing Group
BriteIdea Marketing is a full-service digital marketing and advertising agency with over 25 years of combined experience. BriteIdea specializes in working with small-to-medium-sized businesses to enhance their digital marketing and advertising efforts.
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announced 1/21/2021 via Company Press Release

Co.Mark S.p.A., will acquire Queryo Advance S.R.L.

synopsis: Co.Mark S.p.A., subsidiary of Tinexta Group, finalized an agreement with the shareholders of Queryo, a digital agency that offers campaign planning and management services, to enter the company's share capital, evaluating the 60% stake on the basis of cash free/debt free of approximately 8.75 million euros.
buyer parent: Tinexta S.p.A.
buyer: Co.Mark S.p.A.
Co.Mark, Tinexta Group's company, based in Italy, offers temporary export management services: a new way to produce sales in Italy and abroad. Co.Mark provides the most effective solutions for those who want to start selling abroad or strengthen their commercial coverage. "
target: Queryo Advance S.R.L.
Queryo Advance S.R.L., based in Italy, is a digital agency, that offers campaign planning and management services for digital ADV, search engine marketing, search engine advertising, and search engine optimization; social media marketing; and re-marketing and advanced web analytics.
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$9.13*
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closed 12/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

Stritmedia, acquired Fleapo

synopsis: Stritmedia, an Indian company that operates in the Ad & News Media house + affiliate marketing sector, has acquired Fleapo Pvt Ltd, an IT solutions provider in India that specializes in web and app development. Fleapo creates interactive mobile apps and impactful websites to help their clients build powerful brands.
buyer: Stritmedia
Stritmedia is an Indian company that operates in the Ad & News Media house + affiliate marketing sector. Stritmedia was founded by Pawan Rai, an Indian entrepreneur that has experience in blogging, e-commerce, and marketing. "
target: Fleapo
Fleapo is an IT solutions provider in India that specializes in web and app development. Fleapo offers custom app development and internet marketing services. They create interactive mobile apps and impactful websites to help their clients build powerful brands.
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closed 12/9/2020 via Company Press Release

Healthware Group S.r.l., acquired Make Helsinki Oy

synopsis: Healthware, an Italian consultancy and digital health group, has acquired Finland-based digital service development and creative agency Make Helsinki. With the acquisition, Healthware strengthens its geographical coverage with the creation of a hub dedicated to the Nordics and Baltics region.
buyer: Healthware Group S.r.l.
Healthware is a next-generation integrated consulting group and a global leader in digital and healthcare communications. Healthware offers a unique range of services combining design, strategy, communication, and innovation with technology and corporate venturing. "
target: Make Helsinki Oy
Finland-based Make Helsinki is a team of innovators aiming to deliver cutting-edge results. The company uses digital strategy, design, and technology to create products and services that meet its client’s needs, including mobile apps, creative design, creative design, digital marketing, and more.
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closed 12/9/2020 via BusinessWire

Bounteous, acquired FortyFour

synopsis: Bounteous, a leading digital transformation agency, has acquired FortyFour, a commerce and customer experience agency in Atlanta. With the addition of FortyFour, Bounteous deepens its global expertise in leveraging Magento to help brands create best-in-class commerce solutions from experience to integration.
buyer: Bounteous
Bounteous creates big-picture digital solutions that help companies deliver transformational digital brand experiences. With expertise in Strategy, Experience Design, Solutions Engineering, Analytics, and Marketing, Bounteous partners with clients to envision, design and build their digital futures."
target: FortyFour
FortyFour is a full-service digital agency that helps global brands design and build platforms and campaigns that engage customers at every point in the journey to create lasting business value. FortyFour elevates the customer experience and leverages technology to create meaningful interactions.
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closed 2/18/2015 via Company Press Release

Isobar, acquired Soap Creative

synopsis: Isobar, Dentsu Aegis Network’s global digital marketing agency has acquired Soap Creative, a leading digital creative agency in Australia. Established in 2002 and headquartered in Sydney, Soap Creative offers full service digital marketing, social, website content, copy and design services. They also develop mobile games through their games studio.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Isobar
Isobar is a global full service digital marketing agency, driven by the purpose to deliver borderless ideas enabled through technology, to transform businesses and brands. They have over 3,700 professionals in its 69 offices across 42 Markets worldwide. "
target: Soap Creative
Soap Creative comprises of a digital creative agency offering full service digital marketing, social, website content, copy and design, and a game studio that develops mobile games developed to a client’s specification or independently branded as Soap’s own IP.
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closed 7/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Isobar, acquired Davanti Consulting

synopsis: Isobar Group, a global full service digital marketing agency, has acquired Davanti Consulting, a business and technology consultancy in New Zealand. Davanti helps organisations with their strategic planning and digital transformation by providing them with integrated solutions through Salesforce Cloud business and technology consulting services.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Isobar
Isobar is a global full service digital marketing agency, driven by the purpose to deliver borderless ideas enabled by technology, to transform businesses and brands. They have over 6,000 digital pioneers in over 85 locations, across more than 45 markets worldwide. "
target: Davanti Consulting
Davanti is a business and technology consultancy in New Zealand. Davanti helps organisations with their strategic planning and digital transformation by providing them with integrated solutions through Salesforce Cloud business and technology consulting services.
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closed 12/18/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Isobar, acquired DEG Digital

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network has announced the acquisition of Digital Evolution Group (DEG), a top provider of data-driven marketing, commerce and collaboration solutions in the U.S. market. DEG will join Isobar, a leading global agency focused on experience-led transformation, powered by creativity.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Isobar
Isobar is a global full service digital marketing agency, driven by the purpose to deliver borderless ideas enabled by technology, to transform businesses and brands. They have over 6,000 digital pioneers in over 85 locations, across more than 45 markets worldwide. "
target: DEG Digital
One of the fastest-growing companies in the country, DEG is a full-service digital agency purpose-built to help clients master the moment with relevant and data-driven marketing, commerce, and collaboration solutions.
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closed 8/31/2017 via Company Press Release

Isobar, acquired Little Giant

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network, a media and digital marketing communications company, has acquired Little Giant, a digital agency that partners with clients to create digital products and services, brand communications and experiences, and cross-channel, digitally-led campaigns. Little Giant will join Isobar and become “Little Giant, Linked by Isobar”.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Isobar
Isobar is a global full service digital marketing agency, driven by the purpose to deliver borderless ideas enabled by technology, to transform businesses and brands. They have over 6,000 digital pioneers in over 85 locations, across more than 45 markets worldwide. "
target: Little Giant
Little Giant is a digital agency that partners with clients to create and implement digital products and services, brand communications and experiences, and cross-channel, digitally-led campaigns. They offer web design, web development, branding, digital marketing, media buying and SEO services.
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closed 1/13/2017 via Company Press Release

Isobar, acquired blue-infinity

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announces the acquisition of blue-infinity, a leading player in digital transformation headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. blue-infinity will join Isobar, Dentsu Aegis Network’s global digital marketing agency, and will be referred to as blue-infinity – Linked By Isobar.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Isobar
Isobar is a global full service digital marketing agency, driven by the purpose to deliver borderless ideas enabled by technology, to transform businesses and brands. They have over 4,500 digital pioneers in over 70 locations, across more than 45 markets worldwide. "
target: blue-infinity
blue-infinity’s 500+ award-winning experts provide a unique combination of strategic, creative and technical skills to design, implement and operate efficient solutions for digital transformation.
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closed 12/16/2016 via Company Press Release

Isobar, acquired Fractal Ink Design Studio Private Limited

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announced the acquisition of Fractal Ink Design Studio Pvt Ltd, the leading experiential design studio in India, which will join the network’s award-winning digital agency Isobar. Established in 2010, Fractal specialises in user experience and user interface design (UI/UX) and digital design strategy services for major clients.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Isobar
Isobar is a global full service digital marketing agency, driven by the purpose to deliver borderless ideas enabled by technology, to transform businesses and brands. They have over 4,500 digital pioneers in over 70 locations, across more than 45 markets worldwide. "
target: Fractal Ink Design Studio Private Limited
Fractal Ink is a digital design agency based in India. They design digital experience across the entire spectrum for their clients, from defining their business objectives to delivering digital products that bring their users closer to them.
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announced 11/24/2016 via Company Press Release

Isobar, will acquire Bluecom Group

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announced the acquisition of Bluecom Group, a leading e-commerce solutions provider in Asia Pacific. Bluecom will become part of Dentsu Aegis Network’s award-winning digital agency Isobar China Group and will be rebranded as “Isobar Commerce”.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Isobar
Isobar is a global full-service digital agency, creatively solving critical, complex client challenges in the digital era. They conceive, design and build innovative experiences for organizations, and they enable brand commerce by connecting powerful brand narratives with commercial interactions. "
target: Bluecom Group
Established in 2012, Bluecom specializes in designing and implementing e-commerce consulting, platforms and solutions of multi-channel online stores for medium to large, international, B2B and B2C companies across Asia Pacific.
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announced 6/16/2016 via Company Press Release

Isobar, will acquire Magnetix A/S

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Magnetix A/S, a leading digital, direct marketing and award winning agency in Denmark. Known as Magnetix – Linked by Isobar, the agency will be integrated into Isobar’s existing brand in Denmark and form a new management structure of Isobar in the Nordics.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Isobar
Isobar is a global full-service digital agency, creatively solving critical, complex client challenges in the digital era. They conceive, design and build innovative experiences for organizations, and they enable brand commerce by connecting powerful brand narratives with commercial interactions. "
target: Magnetix A/S
Magnetix is an integrated direct and digital agency. They set new standards for customer relations based on insight and intelligent use of technology. Magnetix has insisted on integrating a digital agency’s focus on creating customer contact, with a direct marketing agency’s focus on retaining it.
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closed 5/31/2016 via Company Press Release

Isobar, acquired Digital Republic SAE

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announces the acquisition of Digital Republic, one of the largest and most awarded independent creative and full service digital agencies in Egypt. Digital Republic will become part of Dentsu Aegis Network's digital agency Isobar, bolstering the agency's capabilities in the market.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Isobar
Isobar is a global full service digital marketing agency, driven by the purpose to deliver borderless ideas enabled by technology, to transform businesses and brands. "
target: Digital Republic SAE
Founded in 2009, Digital Republic is one of the largest and most awarded independent creative and full-service digital agencies in Egypt with a proven track record of developing digital advertising and social media solutions for leading brands.
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closed 6/16/2015 via Company Press Release

Isobar, acquired eCommera Ltd.

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announces that it has acquired eCommera, a market-leading commerce specialist agency. eCommera provides innovative multi-channel commerce services and platforms for major international brands and retailers. Headquarted in the UK, eCommera and its team will join Isobar, Dentsu Aegis’s global digital agency.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Isobar
Isobar is a global full service digital marketing agency, driven by the purpose to deliver borderless ideas enabled through technology, to transform businesses and brands. They have over 4,000 professionals in its 70 offices across 43 Markets worldwide. "
target: eCommera Ltd.
eCommera is a market-leading commerce specialist agency. eCommera provides innovative multi-channel commerce services and platforms for major international brands and retailers, and is known for delivering innovation across the consumer experience.
price ($mm)
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$26
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closed 2/18/2015 via Company Press Release

Isobar, acquired Soap Creative

synopsis: Isobar, Dentsu Aegis Network’s global digital marketing agency has acquired Soap Creative, a leading digital creative agency in Australia. Established in 2002 and headquartered in Sydney, Soap Creative offers full service digital marketing, social, website content, copy and design services. They also develop mobile games through their games studio.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Isobar
Isobar is a global full service digital marketing agency, driven by the purpose to deliver borderless ideas enabled through technology, to transform businesses and brands. They have over 3,700 professionals in its 69 offices across 42 Markets worldwide. "
target: Soap Creative
Soap Creative comprises of a digital creative agency offering full service digital marketing, social, website content, copy and design, and a game studio that develops mobile games developed to a client’s specification or independently branded as Soap’s own IP.
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closed 1/30/2015 via Company Press Release

Isobar, acquired WATConsult

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announces the acquisition of WATConsult, one of India’s leading social and digital media agencies, with over 160 professionals in Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore and Kolkata. WATConsult will become part of Isobar, Dentsu Aegis Network’s global digital marketing agency and will be referred to as “WATConsult – Linked by Isobar”.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Isobar
Isobar is a global full service digital marketing agency, driven by the purpose to deliver borderless ideas enabled through technology, to transform businesses and brands. They have over 3,700 professionals in its 69 offices across 42 Markets worldwide. "
target: WATConsult
WATConsult is one of India’s largest and leading social and digital media agency having national presence with offices across top four metros in India and a team strength of over 160 people. It specializes in Social Media with expertise in Mobile, Video and Analytics.
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announced 12/24/2014 via Company Press Release

Isobar, will acquire SPOKE

synopsis: Isobar, a subsidiary of Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd. agreed to acquire SPOKE. They are a progressive digital agency that offers a wide range of services including strategic planning, creative and content production, and media planning, buying and placement for brands in the lifestyle, retail and entertainment sectors.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Isobar
Isobar is a global full service digital marketing agency, driven by the purpose to deliver borderless ideas enabled through technology, to transform businesses and brands. They have over 3,700 professionals in its 69 offices across 42 Markets worldwide. "
target: SPOKE
SPOKE is a Creative Agency with global work extending from offices in Toronto, Vancouver and New York. Taking a digital approach to integrated communications, the agency crafts experience-driven campaigns for global brands in the lifestyle, retail and entertainment sectors.
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closed 2/10/2014 via Company Press Release

Isobar, acquired Verawom

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announced the acquisition of Verawom, which will become a company within Isobar, Dentsu Aegis Network’s global digital marketing agency. Verawom is a pioneer in social media marketing, providing end-to-end social media services to a diverse client base in China.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Isobar
Isobar is a global digital communications agency that brings people and brands together like never before. It fuses creative thinking with technology know-how to uncover the best ideas and execute them across any platform or channel anywhere in the world. "
target: Verawom
Verawom is a pioneer in social media marketing, providing end-to-end social media services to a diverse client base in China, including Shanghai Jahwa (China’s leading cosmetics manufacturer), FIAT, Abbott, Bacardi, Sisley, and Red Star Macalline (China’s largest furniture retail chain).
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announced 10/2/2013 via Company Press Release

Dentsu Inc., will acquire Traffic LLC

synopsis: Aegis Media, the leading global media and digital communications group, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Traffic LLC ("Traffic"), a leading full-service digital agency in Russia with a strong focus on integrated digital solutions.
buyer parent: Aegis Media
buyer: Dentsu Inc.
Isobar is a global digital communications agency that brings people and brands together like never before. It fuses creative thinking with technology know-how to uncover the best ideas and execute them across any platform or channel anywhere in the world. "
target: Traffic LLC
Traffic is a leading full service digital agency in Russia with a strong focus on integrated digital solutions.
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closed 1/7/2013 via BNC Analysis

Isobar, acquired Lucidity Digital

synopsis: Aegis, the media and digital communications group, has announced its acquisition of Lucidity Digital, an Irish web design and development agency. The move is intended to bolster Aegis Media’s digital offering and will see Lucidity become part of Aegis's digital creative origination network, Isobar, and re-branded as Lucidity Isobar in Ireland.
buyer parent: Aegis Group PLC
buyer: Isobar
Isobar is a global digital communications agency that brings people and brands together like never before. It fuses creative thinking with technology know-how to uncover the best ideas and execute them across any platform or channel anywhere in the world. "
target: Lucidity Digital
Lucidity Digital is a full service digital agency offering web design, development, SEO/SEM (search engine optimisation / search engine marketing ) social media management, e-commerce solutions, digital video, and applications.
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announced 11/30/2012 via BtoBonline.com

Isobar, will acquire Shanghai OMP Advertising Communication Co. Ltd

synopsis: Aegis Group will acquire Shanghai OMP Advertising Communication Co. Ltd. OMP will become part of Aegis Group's digital agency Isobar and will be called OMP. OMP offers online integrated marketing, online media planning and purchasing, online PR planning and execution, website creative and design development, and multi-media effect design services.
buyer parent: Aegis Group PLC
buyer: Isobar
Isobar is a global digital communications agency that brings people and brands together like never before. It fuses creative thinking with technology know-how to uncover the best ideas and execute them across any platform or channel anywhere in the world. "
target: Shanghai OMP Advertising Communication Co. Ltd
Shanghai OMP Advertising Communication Co. Ltd offers online integrated marketing, online media planning and purchasing, online PR planning and execution, website creative and design development, and multi-media effect design services.
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announced 2/22/2012 via Yahoo, Inc.

Isobar, will acquire Roundarch Inc.

synopsis: Aegis Group plc announced that it has reached agreement to acquire 100% of the holding company of Roundarch Inc. the pioneering US digital agency, headquartered in Chicago. Following the acquisition, Roundarch will be combined with Isobar, Aegis Media’s existing digital creative network.
buyer parent: Aegis Group PLC
buyer: Isobar
Isobar is a global digital communications agency that brings people and brands together like never before. It fuses creative thinking with technology know-how to uncover the best ideas and execute them across any platform or channel anywhere in the world. "
target: Roundarch Inc.
With 250 employees in offices in Chicago, Denver, Boston and New York, Roundarch is a leading digital agency that specializes in designing and building enterprise-class digital solutions for clients such as Avis, HBO, Bloomberg Sports, Motorola and the US Air Force.
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$125
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closed 2/10/2006 via PR Newswire

Isobar, acquired Ammo Marketing

synopsis: Isobar, the global full-service digital network created by U.K. firm Aegis Group plc, today announced it has acquired Ammo Marketing, the seven-year-old word of mouth marketing agency. The news marks Isobar's third acquisition in the U.S. market in the past 15 months. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Aegis Group PLC
buyer: Isobar
Isobar provides alignment, integration, coordination and leverage of all digital assets within Aegis on a global, regional and a national basis. Isobar provides clients with a full service digital marketing offering through its global network of 52 offices in 27 markets worldwide. "
target: Ammo Marketing
Located in San Francisco, Ammo was founded in 1999 by two refugees from Levi-Strauss and quickly became known for its highly successful, irreverent marketing campaigns.
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closed 4/26/2005 via PR Newswire

Isobar, acquired Molecular, Inc.

synopsis: Isobar, the global full service digital network created by U.K. firm Aegis Group plc, today announced it has acquired Molecular, a leading technology consulting firm in the U.S. This move marks Isobar's second acquisition in the U.S. market, and the 11th for Isobar globally in the past 10 months.
buyer parent: Aegis Group PLC
buyer: Isobar
Isobar provides alignment, integration, coordination and leverage of all digital assets within Aegis on a global, regional and a national basis. Isobar provides clients with a full service digital marketing offering through its global network of 52 offices in 27 markets worldwide. "
target: Molecular, Inc.
Molecular, a technology consulting firm, designs and builds Internet-based solutions to help companies increase revenues and decrease operating costs.
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closed 2/18/2015 via Company Press Release

Isobar, acquired Soap Creative

synopsis: Isobar, Dentsu Aegis Network’s global digital marketing agency has acquired Soap Creative, a leading digital creative agency in Australia. Established in 2002 and headquartered in Sydney, Soap Creative offers full service digital marketing, social, website content, copy and design services. They also develop mobile games through their games studio.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Isobar
Isobar is a global full service digital marketing agency, driven by the purpose to deliver borderless ideas enabled through technology, to transform businesses and brands. They have over 3,700 professionals in its 69 offices across 42 Markets worldwide. "
target: Soap Creative
Soap Creative comprises of a digital creative agency offering full service digital marketing, social, website content, copy and design, and a game studio that develops mobile games developed to a client’s specification or independently branded as Soap’s own IP.
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announced 3/25/2021 via PR Newswire

High Level Marketing will be merged with Bell Media, LLC,

synopsis: Bell Media, an Alabama based website and digital marketing agency, and High Level Marketing, a Michigan based website and digital marketing agency, announced a merger. With this merger, the combined company will widen its geographical reach and further cement itself as a market leader in the website and digital marketing industry.
buyer: Bell Media, LLC
Bell Media is a leading digital marketing agency that is focused on delivering desired business outcomes for clients. The company is a Google Premier Partner, and a 6X Inc 5000 Company, with offices in Montgomery, Birmingham, Nashville and Houston. "
target: High Level Marketing
High Level Marketing (HLM) is a Michigan based full-service digital marketing agency that serves small and mid-sized businesses who have a desire to grow. HLM provides exceptional services that are supported by its proprietary Footprint® and MYCE® technology.
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closed 3/24/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Vincit Oy, acquired VURIA

synopsis: Vincit, a software development and design company based in Finland, has acquired VURIA, a website design and mobile app development firm. VURIA merges creativity with technology to produce game-changing solutions for their clients. They speciallize in eCommerce websites, branding, online marketing campaigns, CRM solutions, and custom mobile apps.
buyer: Vincit Oy (HLSE:VINCIT:$61.96)
Vincit is a software development and design company based in Tampere, Finland. The company provides software development, service design, and ICT outsourcing services. Founded in 2007, Vincit employs more than 320 professionals and is ranked first in Europe in the Great Place to Work study. "
target: VURIA
VURIA is a website design and mobile app development firm. VURIA merges creativity with technology to produce game-changing solutions for their clients. They speciallize in eCommerce websites, branding, online marketing campaigns, CRM solutions, and custom mobile apps.
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closed 3/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Vertical Square SAS, acquired Studio B52

synopsis: Lormont, France-based Studio B52 has been acquired by French communication agency group Vertical Square. Studio B52 is a communication & digital marketing agency that has a solid reputation for 360 communication, digital and print, with major national and regional brands.
buyer: Vertical Square SAS
Based in France, Vertical Square is a group of communication agencies deployed across the country in the areas of strategy consulting, identity, graphic design, publishing, events, digital marketing. Vertical Square helps businesses appear on the first page of search engines via semantic technology."
target: Studio B52
Studio B52 is a French communication & digital marketing agency. Since its creation in 1994, the Lormont-based agency Studio B52 has acquired a solid reputation in the service of franchises, networks and groups for 360 communication, digital and print, with major national and regional brands.
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$3
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closed 3/3/2021 via BusinessWire

Acceleration Partners, acquired R.O.EYE

synopsis: Acceleration Partners, the premier global partner marketing agency, announced that it has acquired the agency business of R.O.EYE, a Manchester-based performance marketing agency dedicated to optimizing digital media performance.
buyer parent: Mountaingate Capital
buyer: Acceleration Partners
Acceleration Partners is the premier global partner marketing agency. By focusing on Better People, Better Process and Better Performance, their team sets the standard for how brands efficiently grow and refine their marketing partnerships anywhere in the world. "
target: R.O.EYE
R.O.EYE is a Manchester-based performance marketing agency dedicated to optimizing digital media performance. They specialize in affiliate marketing, digital marketing, performance marketing, digital media buying, performance social marketing, programmatic display, and more.
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announced 2/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Kaleyra S.p.a, will acquire mGage

synopsis: Kaleyra announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire mGage, a Vivial company. mGage serves its customers through its cloud-based enterprise mobile messaging platform Communicate Pro, their API solution Connect, as well as Omnichannel mobile messaging offering such as SMS, MMS and RCS.
buyer: Kaleyra S.p.a (AMEX:KLR:$147.37)
Kaleyra is a leading CPaaS (Communication-Platform-as-a-Service) company, empowering businesses to communicate safely, securely, and seamlessly. With offices in Europe, Asia, and the United States, Kaleyra has become a worldwide provider of innovative cloud-based communications solutions. "
target parent: Blackstone Group LP
target: mGage
mGage is a global mobile engagement provider with more than 15 years of mobile CRM (mCRM) experience. Their SaaS, cloud-based technology enables brands to intelligently personalize mobile communications for the omni-channel consumer, across marketing and customer care interactions.
price ($mm)
$215
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closed 2/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

CTI Digital Limited, acquired Mosquito Digital Ltd.

synopsis: An internet improvement and digital advertising and marketing company, CTI Digital, primarily based in Manchester has acquired a counterpart, Mosquito Digital, within the metropolis center. CTI has snapped up model communication and efficiency advertising and marketing company Mosquito, which is positioned within the Northern Quarter.
buyer: CTI Digital Limited
CTI Digital is a full service digital agency in the UK that specialises in open source web development. They also offer digital marketing and creative design services for respected clients in all industries. They are one of the UK’s leading full service digital agencies with a growing team. "
target: Mosquito Digital Ltd.
Mosquito is a creative digital brand communications agency based in Manchester and Cheshire. Winning Digital SME 2020, the agency combines award-winning digital creative, user experience and engagement with a heritage of brand building and integrated marketing know-how.
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closed 2/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Byte Club Limited merged with Dept Agency,

synopsis: Martech agency Byte has merged with Dept, an international digital agency, as the pair look to strengthen end-to-end digital services for their clients. Byte is a London-based marketing technology agency. They combine creative, media, data and technology to help businesses generate revenue and scale returns from digital platforms.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Dept Agency
Dept is an international digital agency, headquartered in Amsterdam. The agency unites creativity, technology and data to help clients reinvent and accelerate their digital reality. Their teams comprise of experts in creative, digital, marketing and commerce. "
target: Byte Club Limited
Byte is a London-based marketing technology agency. They combine creative, media, data and technology to help businesses generate revenue and scale returns from digital platforms.
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closed 2/5/2021 via BusinessWire

Blue Cypress, acquired BuzzShift

synopsis: BuzzShift, an industry-leading full-service growth marketing agency and business consultancy servicing a portfolio of clients nationwide, announced it has been acquired by New Orleans-based Blue Cypress, a family of companies that launches new brands and acquires existing businesses as a part of their evergreen, or long-term, investment strategy.
buyer: Blue Cypress
Blue Cypress is a family of companies that launches new brands and acquires existing businesses as a part of their evergreen, or long-term, investment strategy. "
target: BuzzShift
Founded in 2010, BuzzShift is a full-service growth marketing agency and business consultancy specializing in creating long-term, sustainable growth for start-up, scaling, and industry-leading e-commerce brands.
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closed 2/3/2021 via Company Press Release

Phoenix Innovate, acquired Avanzado

synopsis: Phoenix Innovate, a marketing firm that helps organizations big and small solve their business problems, has acquired Avanzado LLC, a vertically integrated marketing company. Avanzado produces data driven, targeted communications to grow their customer's business. They offer services for direct mail, e-marketing, microsites, and more.
buyer: Phoenix Innovate
Phoenix Innovate is a marketing firm that helps organizations big and small solve their business problems. Phoenix Innovate focuses on understanding, finding and keeping audiences. They create transformative strategies and tactics that will resonate with their client's audience. "
target: Avanzado
Avanzado is a vertically integrated marketing company. Avanzado produces data driven, targeted communications to grow their customer's business. They specialize in digital solutions, data management, and creative services. They offer services for direct mail, e-marketing, microsites, and more.
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closed 2/3/2021 via GlobeNewswire

AudienceX, acquired Bigbuzz Marketing Group

synopsis: AudienceX, the largest independent trading desk built for performance marketers and agencies, announced that it has finalized its acquisition of New York-based online marketing agency Bigbuzz Marketing Group.
buyer: AudienceX
AudienceX is a digital advertising partner for brands and agencies. They offer strategic, unbiased, omnichannel performance solutions, and create value for their clients by delivering a combination of high-impact creative, and innovative technology, to help them effectively acquire customers. "
target: Bigbuzz Marketing Group
Bigbuzz Marketing Group is a bold collection of talented professionals on a mission to create inspired solutions that build brands, move merchandise, and change lives. They are digital sponges that soak up everything new in this constantly changing universe of technology.
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closed 1/27/2021 via Company Press Release

Integrate Agency LLC, acquired BriteIdea Marketing Group

synopsis: Integrate Agency, a full-service digital and traditional marketing agency, has acquired BriteIdea Marketing Group, an Austin-based digital marketing group. The acquisition will further the integrated suite of traditional, digital and social media services offered by Integrate Agency throughout Texas.
buyer: Integrate Agency LLC
Integrate is an award-winning, full-service PR, social media, and marketing agency. Integrate's services include Pay-Per-Click (PPC), Display Advertising & Remarketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Content Marketing, Email Marketing, Amazon Marketplace, and Local Marketing. "
target: BriteIdea Marketing Group
BriteIdea Marketing is a full-service digital marketing and advertising agency with over 25 years of combined experience. BriteIdea specializes in working with small-to-medium-sized businesses to enhance their digital marketing and advertising efforts.
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announced 1/21/2021 via Company Press Release

Co.Mark S.p.A., will acquire Queryo Advance S.R.L.

synopsis: Co.Mark S.p.A., subsidiary of Tinexta Group, finalized an agreement with the shareholders of Queryo, a digital agency that offers campaign planning and management services, to enter the company's share capital, evaluating the 60% stake on the basis of cash free/debt free of approximately 8.75 million euros.
buyer parent: Tinexta S.p.A.
buyer: Co.Mark S.p.A.
Co.Mark, Tinexta Group's company, based in Italy, offers temporary export management services: a new way to produce sales in Italy and abroad. Co.Mark provides the most effective solutions for those who want to start selling abroad or strengthen their commercial coverage. "
target: Queryo Advance S.R.L.
Queryo Advance S.R.L., based in Italy, is a digital agency, that offers campaign planning and management services for digital ADV, search engine marketing, search engine advertising, and search engine optimization; social media marketing; and re-marketing and advanced web analytics.
price ($mm)
$9.13*
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closed 12/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

Stritmedia, acquired Fleapo

synopsis: Stritmedia, an Indian company that operates in the Ad & News Media house + affiliate marketing sector, has acquired Fleapo Pvt Ltd, an IT solutions provider in India that specializes in web and app development. Fleapo creates interactive mobile apps and impactful websites to help their clients build powerful brands.
buyer: Stritmedia
Stritmedia is an Indian company that operates in the Ad & News Media house + affiliate marketing sector. Stritmedia was founded by Pawan Rai, an Indian entrepreneur that has experience in blogging, e-commerce, and marketing. "
target: Fleapo
Fleapo is an IT solutions provider in India that specializes in web and app development. Fleapo offers custom app development and internet marketing services. They create interactive mobile apps and impactful websites to help their clients build powerful brands.
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closed 12/9/2020 via Company Press Release

Healthware Group S.r.l., acquired Make Helsinki Oy

synopsis: Healthware, an Italian consultancy and digital health group, has acquired Finland-based digital service development and creative agency Make Helsinki. With the acquisition, Healthware strengthens its geographical coverage with the creation of a hub dedicated to the Nordics and Baltics region.
buyer: Healthware Group S.r.l.
Healthware is a next-generation integrated consulting group and a global leader in digital and healthcare communications. Healthware offers a unique range of services combining design, strategy, communication, and innovation with technology and corporate venturing. "
target: Make Helsinki Oy
Finland-based Make Helsinki is a team of innovators aiming to deliver cutting-edge results. The company uses digital strategy, design, and technology to create products and services that meet its client’s needs, including mobile apps, creative design, creative design, digital marketing, and more.
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closed 12/9/2020 via BusinessWire

Bounteous, acquired FortyFour

synopsis: Bounteous, a leading digital transformation agency, has acquired FortyFour, a commerce and customer experience agency in Atlanta. With the addition of FortyFour, Bounteous deepens its global expertise in leveraging Magento to help brands create best-in-class commerce solutions from experience to integration.
buyer: Bounteous
Bounteous creates big-picture digital solutions that help companies deliver transformational digital brand experiences. With expertise in Strategy, Experience Design, Solutions Engineering, Analytics, and Marketing, Bounteous partners with clients to envision, design and build their digital futures."
target: FortyFour
FortyFour is a full-service digital agency that helps global brands design and build platforms and campaigns that engage customers at every point in the journey to create lasting business value. FortyFour elevates the customer experience and leverages technology to create meaningful interactions.
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closed 12/3/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Infectious Media merged with Kepler Group,

synopsis: Infectious Media, one of the firms that has powered the digital advertising revolution in Europe, announced that it is joining Kepler Group, the US-based digital marketing pioneer that sits within the kyu Collective alongside companies such as IDEO, Sid Lee and SY Partners.
buyer parent: Hakuhodo DY Holdings, Inc.
buyer: Kepler Group
Kepler Group is an independent provider of digital and database services to Fortune 500 clients in the financial services, travel, retail and other industries. Utilizing its proprietary Kepler Intelligence Platform, the company actively manages client programs in over two dozen countries worldwide. "
target: Infectious Media
Infectious Media is a digital media specialist with offices in London and Singapore. The firm manages digital media activation for clients across display, social, search, video, and programmatic channels like connected TV and programmatic out-of-home.
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closed 10/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ryan Ray, acquired The Westmark Group

synopsis: The Westmark Group, a New York-based digital marketing agency, has been acquired by Ryan Ray, a Texas entrepreneur and investor. With the acquisition, The Westmark Group has more resources, funding, and the ability to hire top experts in order to help their clients grow and succeed.
buyer: Ryan Ray
Ryan Ray is a Texas entrepreneur and investor. He is the president and CEO of The Ray Tax Group, an attorney at The Ray Law Group, and an advocate for public education on the Crowley ISD School Board. "
target: The Westmark Group
The Westmark Group is a digital marketing firm dedicated to creating, implementing, and executing strategic digital marketing strategies. The firm's specialties include brand and product development, paid advertising and remarketing, search engine optimization (SEO), campaign optimization, and more.
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closed 10/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

Kagool, acquired Delete Digital Marketing Limited

synopsis: Digital agency Kagool, one of the UK’s only independent Sitecore Platinum Partners, announces its acquisition of Delete, a multi-award-winning digital experience agency, as part of Kagool’s growth strategy to become the leader in marketing technology and digital experience.
buyer: Kagool
Digital agency Kagool is one of the UK’s only independent Sitecore Platinum Partners. Kagool offers digital design and build specialism in the Sitecore DXP platform, as well as extensive services across CX, digital strategy, performance marketing and CRO. "
target: Delete Digital Marketing Limited
Delete is a multi-award-winning digital experience agency. Delete helps clients with digital transformation, and works with the likes of The Open, Guinness Pro14 Rugby, Biffa and Southampton Football Club.
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closed 10/15/2020 via Company Press Release

GlynnDevins, acquired Linkmedia 360

synopsis: GlynnDevins, the leading technology-enabled marketing agency serving the senior living category, has acquired Linkmedia 360, a data-driven, digital marketing company. Linkmedia 360 creates and implements comprehensive lead generation programs using digital, social, mobile and traditional media channels.
buyer parent: CIP Capital
buyer: GlynnDevins
GlynnDevins is the leader in senior living marketing solutions. Their research-based brand development process, targeted digital advertising programs and metrics-based campaign strategies continue to be core service offerings within the agency. "
target: Linkmedia 360
Linkmedia 360 is a data-driven, digital marketing company. Linkmedia 360 creates and implements comprehensive lead generation programs using digital, social, mobile and traditional media channels. Their vast array of marketing services include SEO, paid media, email, web development and more.
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EBIT ($mm)
$970.78
Net Income ($mm)
$1,059.35
Employees
6441
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Ticker: KOSE:A251270
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Netmarble
Netmarble Games Corp. strives to entertain audiences of all ages, and around the world, by providing great mobile gaming experiences. Established in Korea in 2000, Netmarble is the fastest-growing mobile game company in Asia and consistently ranks as a top mobile developer and publisher worldwide.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,172.96
EBITDA ($mm)
$316.20
EBIT ($mm)
$216.44
Net Income ($mm)
$190.45
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:3632
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gree, Inc.
Gree, Inc.
GREE develops games at its studios in Japan, North America, and South Korea, producing high-ranking titles in the app markets of each region. The company was founded in 2004.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$703.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$97.60
EBIT ($mm)
$85.11
Net Income ($mm)
$42.53
Employees
1416
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Ticker: ENXTPA:LOCAL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Solocal Group
Solocal Group
SoLocal Group, European leader in local online communication, reveals local know-how, and boosts local revenues of businesses. The Internet activities of the Group are structured around two business lines: Local Search and Digital Marketing.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$619.64
EBITDA ($mm)
$175.52
EBIT ($mm)
$154.92
Net Income ($mm)
$51.18
Employees
2515
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Ticker: NasdaqGS:BILI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bilibili Inc.
Bilibili Inc.
Bilibili represents the iconic brand of online entertainment with a mission to enrich the everyday life of young generations in China. Bilibili is a full-spectrum online entertainment world covering a wide array of genres and media formats, including videos, live broadcasting and mobile games.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$537.71
EBITDA ($mm)
($23.79)
EBIT ($mm)
($72.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1903
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Ticker: JASDAQ:213
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iREP Co., Ltd.
IREP Co., Ltd. provides marketing services in Japan. It operates in two segments, Internet Marketing and Senior Marketing. The Internet Marketing segment engages in the sales agency business of listing advertisements in Japan for Yahoo Japan Corporation and Google, Inc.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$505.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.18
EBIT ($mm)
$8.91
Net Income ($mm)
$5.31
Employees
352
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Ticker: SZSE:300071
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spearhead Integrated Marketing Communication Group
Spearhead Integrated Marketing Communication Group
Spearhead Group, a Chinese A-shares listed public company, is one of the biggest digital IMC groups in China. With a clear strategy of "Big Data, Big Content", Spearhead keeps on expanding its specialty and strengthening its competency through 5 main business units.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$477.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$32.48
EBIT ($mm)
$31.51
Net Income ($mm)
$18.83
Employees
1247
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Ticker: 4293
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Septeni Holdings Co., Ltd.
Septeni Holdings Co., Ltd. provides Internet advertising and media content businesses. The company offers Internet-based comprehensive marketing support services for corporate clients, including services marketing platforms for ad networks, cloud based CRM services and Web solutions.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$461.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$19.13
EBIT ($mm)
$16.27
Net Income ($mm)
$17.99
Employees
809
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Ticker: AIM:NFC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Next 15
Next 15
Next 15 is a communications business which employs over 1,250 people across 36 offices in 15 countries, incorporating 17 subsidiary agencies, spanning digital content, marketing, PR, consumer, technology, marketing software, market research, public affairs and policy communications.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$444.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$46.65
EBIT ($mm)
$18.80
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2183
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Ticker: TSE:3668
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Colopl Inc
Colopl Inc
Colopl is a Japanese developer that specializes in location-based mobile games. Colopl develops enjoyable games to make people's everyday lives richer. Their portfolio of mobile games include White Cat Project, Quiz RPG: The World of Mystic Wiz, Titan Slayer II, and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$413.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$114.18
EBIT ($mm)
$110.34
Net Income ($mm)
$73.48
Employees
1368
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Ticker: DGIT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digital Generation, Inc.
Digital Generation, Inc.
Digital Generation, Inc. is the world's leading ad management and distribution platform. DG connects over 11,000 global advertisers and agencies with their targeted audiences through an expansive network of over 6,000 television broadcast stations and over 11,500 web publishers in 75 countries.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$385.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$103.07
EBIT ($mm)
$52.39
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ASX:SLM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Salmat Ltd.
Salmat Ltd.
Salmat is a leading Australian marketing services business. They partner with their clients to help them with the constant pressure of acquiring and servicing their customers, week-in, week-out. With media, digital and customer service capabilities, Salmat has the right solutions for their clients.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$333.12
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.46
EBIT ($mm)
$6.75
Net Income ($mm)
$3.26
Employees
3000
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Ticker: JASDAQ:2138
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Crooz
Crooz
Crooz, Inc. offers smartphone games to the Japanese and global markets, including original titles such as RAGNABREAK, The Knights of Avalon, Elemental Story, and Card King, in addition to games that make use of IP that represents Japan, such as HUNTER×HUNTER, NARUTO, and Final Fantasy.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$327.62
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.99
EBIT ($mm)
$8.30
Net Income ($mm)
$0.17
Employees
278
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Ticker: JP:4751
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CyberAgent Inc.
CyberAgent Inc.
CyberAgent Inc. engages in Internet media and Internet advertising businesses. It also involves in the investment development business. They are currently expanding their business in the field of Internet, a leading industry of the 21st Century.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$141,111.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$21,121.00
EBIT ($mm)
$17,411.00
Net Income ($mm)
$8,523.00
Employees
2437
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Ticker: SZSE:300058
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BlueFocus Communication Group
BlueFocus Communication Group
BlueFocus is one of the most recognized communications services groups originating in China. They provide a wide spectrum of marketing and brand management services across disciplines of Strategy, Digital, Advertising, Media, Social, PR, Design, Branding, CRM, Data, E-Commerce and Mobile solutions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,361.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$120.72
EBIT ($mm)
$102.91
Net Income ($mm)
$75.66
Employees
5445
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Ticker: ENXTPA:LOCAL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Solocal Group
Solocal Group
SoLocal Group, European leader in local online communication, reveals local know-how, and boosts local revenues of businesses. The Internet activities of the Group are structured around two business lines: Local Search and Digital Marketing.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$619.64
EBITDA ($mm)
$175.52
EBIT ($mm)
$154.92
Net Income ($mm)
$51.18
Employees
2515
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Ticker: JASDAQ:213
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iREP Co., Ltd.
IREP Co., Ltd. provides marketing services in Japan. It operates in two segments, Internet Marketing and Senior Marketing. The Internet Marketing segment engages in the sales agency business of listing advertisements in Japan for Yahoo Japan Corporation and Google, Inc.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$505.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.18
EBIT ($mm)
$8.91
Net Income ($mm)
$5.31
Employees
352
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Ticker: SZSE:300071
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spearhead Integrated Marketing Communication Group
Spearhead Integrated Marketing Communication Group
Spearhead Group, a Chinese A-shares listed public company, is one of the biggest digital IMC groups in China. With a clear strategy of "Big Data, Big Content", Spearhead keeps on expanding its specialty and strengthening its competency through 5 main business units.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$477.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$32.48
EBIT ($mm)
$31.51
Net Income ($mm)
$18.83
Employees
1247
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Ticker: 4293
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Septeni Holdings Co., Ltd.
Septeni Holdings Co., Ltd. provides Internet advertising and media content businesses. The company offers Internet-based comprehensive marketing support services for corporate clients, including services marketing platforms for ad networks, cloud based CRM services and Web solutions.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$461.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$19.13
EBIT ($mm)
$16.27
Net Income ($mm)
$17.99
Employees
809
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Ticker: AIM:NFC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Next 15
Next 15
Next 15 is a communications business which employs over 1,250 people across 36 offices in 15 countries, incorporating 17 subsidiary agencies, spanning digital content, marketing, PR, consumer, technology, marketing software, market research, public affairs and policy communications.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$444.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$46.65
EBIT ($mm)
$18.80
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2183
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Ticker: DGIT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digital Generation, Inc.
Digital Generation, Inc.
Digital Generation, Inc. is the world's leading ad management and distribution platform. DG connects over 11,000 global advertisers and agencies with their targeted audiences through an expansive network of over 6,000 television broadcast stations and over 11,500 web publishers in 75 countries.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$385.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$103.07
EBIT ($mm)
$52.39
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ASX:SLM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Salmat Ltd.
Salmat Ltd.
Salmat is a leading Australian marketing services business. They partner with their clients to help them with the constant pressure of acquiring and servicing their customers, week-in, week-out. With media, digital and customer service capabilities, Salmat has the right solutions for their clients.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$333.12
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.46
EBIT ($mm)
$6.75
Net Income ($mm)
$3.26
Employees
3000
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Ticker: BSE:532368
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lycos Internet Limited
Lycos Internet Limited
Lycos Internet Limited has evolved from one of the first search engines on the web into a digital media powerhouse with three major divisions: LYCOS Media, LYCOS Advertising, and LYCOS Life (consumer products division). The company employs over 500 people working out of 24 offices worldwide.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$325.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$91.06
EBIT ($mm)
$88.24
Net Income ($mm)
$58.21
Employees
1000
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Ticker: TSE:6553
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SoldOut
SoldOut
SoldOut is a digital marketing company that works to increase the sales of small and medium-sized venture companies in Japan. They refine and pursue marketing techniques without compromise in order to contribute to the success of online businesses of small and medium-sized and venture companies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$183.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.82
EBIT ($mm)
$6.72
Net Income ($mm)
$3.49
Employees
255
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Ticker: DLGEF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digital Garage Inc.
Digital Garage produces innovative contexts for the age of the internet by combining three crucial technologies, namely Information Technology, Marketing Technology and Financial Technology. Their core competence is in the integration of the unique areas of specialization in these technologies.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$171.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$23.20
EBIT ($mm)
$18.65
Net Income ($mm)
$24.22
Employees
376
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Ticker: ENXTPA:HOP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hopscotch Global PR Group
Hopscotch Global PR Group
Hopscotch is a Paris-based communication consulting group that creates sustainable relationships between audiences and brands. Hopscotch specializes in PR, event marketing, and digital marketing. Hopscotch helps brands manage their reputation, engage their audiences, and generate more sales.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$164.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.56
EBIT ($mm)
$3.74
Net Income ($mm)
$3.30
Employees
313
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALNBT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetBooster Group
NetBooster Group
NetBooster is a leading independent European agency in digital performance marketing that makes its comprehensive expertise of digital marketing available to its clients to achieve the best possible performance for their investments.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$155.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.43
EBIT ($mm)
$4.88
Net Income ($mm)
$0.42
Employees
571
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Ticker: AIM:INTQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
InternetQ PLC
InternetQ PLC
InternetQ is one of the world's most successful Mobile, Social & APP-based service providers. Their disruptive mobile marketing, rich media and advertising platforms enable clients to profitably engage with the emerging social entertainment ecosystem.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$151.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.25
EBIT ($mm)
$12.92
Net Income ($mm)
$11.84
Employees
155
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