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closed 5/29/2015 via BusinessWire

Red Ventures, LLC, acquired Imagitas, Inc

synopsis: Red Ventures announced that it has acquired Pitney Bowes’ marketing services organization, Imagitas. Through a strategic partnership, Imagitas, headquartered in Waltham, MA, helps the United States Postal Service® produce, distribute and facilitate the official change of address.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Founded in 2000, Red Ventures employs more than 2,300 people and is the country’s largest technology-enabled platform for growing sales and marketing businesses. Its expertise spans across multiple industries including Home Services, Energy, Financial Services, Insurance and Software. "
target parent: Pitney Bowes Inc.
target: Imagitas, Inc
Imagitas solutions include Mover’s Guide, which contains the official change of address form that initiates USPS mail forwarding process, First Mover Access–Catalog that allows consumers the opportunity to stay connected with catalogers during the move process and Welcome Kit.
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closed 5/29/2015 via BusinessWire

Red Ventures, LLC, acquired Imagitas, Inc

synopsis: Red Ventures announced that it has acquired Pitney Bowes’ marketing services organization, Imagitas. Through a strategic partnership, Imagitas, headquartered in Waltham, MA, helps the United States Postal Service® produce, distribute and facilitate the official change of address.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Founded in 2000, Red Ventures employs more than 2,300 people and is the country’s largest technology-enabled platform for growing sales and marketing businesses. Its expertise spans across multiple industries including Home Services, Energy, Financial Services, Insurance and Software. "
target parent: Pitney Bowes Inc.
target: Imagitas, Inc
Imagitas solutions include Mover’s Guide, which contains the official change of address form that initiates USPS mail forwarding process, First Mover Access–Catalog that allows consumers the opportunity to stay connected with catalogers during the move process and Welcome Kit.
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$310
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closed 7/17/2019 via Company Press Release

Red Ventures, LLC, acquired HealthLine, Inc.

synopsis: Red Ventures, a portfolio of growing digital businesses that bring consumers and brands together, has acquired Healthline Media, a publisher of two of the four largest consumer health and wellness information sites in the world, reaching over 150 million visitors a month globally, more than any other online health publisher.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Red Ventures is a portfolio of growing digital businesses that bring consumers and brands together through integrated e-commerce, strategic partnerships and 17 proprietary brands across the Financial, Home, Health, Education and Digital Services. "
target parent: Summit Partners
target: HealthLine, Inc.
As one of the fastest growing consumer health information sites, Healthline.com advances Healthline's mission to be users' most trusted ally in their pursuit of health and well-being. Healthline provides socially inspired, medically reviewed and data-driven content.
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closed 4/12/2019 via PR Newswire

Red Ventures, LLC, acquired HigherEducation.com

synopsis: Red Ventures, a portfolio of digital companies headquartered in Charlotte, NC, has acquired HigherEducation.com ("H-E"), a leading provider of marketing and enrollment services to post-secondary institutions in the United States.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Based in Charlotte, N.C., Red Ventures is a leading consumer choice platform that bridges the digital divide for major brands through a combination of data science, proprietary marketing technology, and a highly optimized sales force. "
target parent: The Vistria Group
target: HigherEducation.com
HigherEducation.com (H-E) is an industry-leading online education company, powering the largest marketplace of high-intent prospective students in the US. H-E leverages proprietary data, algorithms, and technology to provide over 150 university partners with access to successful students.
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announced 4/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

Caring Holdings, LLC, will acquire Caring.com

synopsis: Red Ventures is to divest Caring.com, a subsidiary of Bankrate, to Caring Holdings, LLC, a newly formed company backed by a group of private equity investors and entrepreneurs. Caring.com is a leading senior care resource for family caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses and other loved ones.
buyer: Caring Holdings, LLC
Caring Holdings, LLC is a newly formed company backed by a group of private equity investors and entrepreneurs with expertise in lead generation, search engine optimization, digital marketing and customer acquisition. "
target parent: Red Ventures, LLC
target: Caring.com
With three million visitors per month, Caring.com is a leading senior care resource for family caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses and other loved ones.
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closed 9/8/2017 via BusinessWire

Red Ventures, LLC, acquired Allconnect

synopsis: Red Ventures LLC, a leading digital consumer choice platform, has acquired Allconnect Inc., a leading technology-enabled sales and marketing solutions company that partners with utility and energy companies to help customers in more than 50 million households compare and purchase home services.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Red Ventures is a leading digital consumer choice platform based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Red Ventures connects online customers with products and services across high-growth industries including home services, financial services, and healthcare. "
target: Allconnect
Founded in 1998, Allconnect offers customers a convenient single source to compare and connect integrated media, broadband, home protection, energy, and green products.
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closed 11/8/2017 via PR Newswire

Bankrate, Inc. merged with Red Ventures, LLC,

synopsis: Bankrate, a leading online publisher, aggregator, and distributor of personal finance content, announced that it has been acquired by Red Ventures, a leading digital consumer choice platform. Red Ventures connects online customers with products and services across high-growth industries including home services, financial services, and healthcare.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Red Ventures is a leading digital consumer choice platform based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Red Ventures connects online customers with products and services across high-growth industries including home services, financial services, and healthcare. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate is a leading online publisher, aggregator, and distributor of personal finance content. Bankrate aggregates large scale audiences of in-market consumers by providing them with proprietary, fully researched, comprehensive, independent & objective personal finance & related editorial content.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,326 [$1,435]
rev ($mm)
$477
EBITDA ($mm)
$101
EV / rev
3.0x
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14.2x
closed 6/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

Red Ventures, LLC, acquired ChooseEnergy, Inc.

synopsis: Red Ventures, a leading internet advertising and media company, has acquired Choose Energy, Inc., a Texas-based online marketplace for electricity and natural gas. ChooseEnergy.com is the second-largest online energy marketplace in the U.S. behind SaveOnEnergy.com, which was acquired by Red Ventures in 2012.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Based in Charlotte, N.C., Red Ventures is a leading consumer choice platform that bridges the digital divide for major brands through a combination of data science, proprietary marketing technology, and a highly optimized sales force. "
target: ChooseEnergy, Inc.
Choose Energy Inc is based in Plano, Texas, and was founded in 2008 with the vision to make energy choice simple and easy for everyone. Choose Energy uses an online marketplace to connect consumers and businesses with electricity and natural gas plans from every major energy retailer across the U.S.
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closed 10/26/2016 via BNC Analysis

Red Ventures, LLC, acquired Soda

synopsis: Soda.com, a Seattle media company that operates consumer sites like The Simple Dollar and Reviews.com, has sold to Red Ventures, the country’s largest technology-enabled platform for growing sales and marketing businesses.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Founded in 2000, Red Ventures employs more than 2,300 people and is the country’s largest technology-enabled platform for growing sales and marketing businesses. Its expertise spans across multiple industries including Home Services, Energy, Financial Services, Insurance and Software. "
target: Soda
Soda LLC operates online Websites for consumers and consumer brands. The company specializes in using online assets for lead generation. They operate Reviews.com, The Simple Dollar and Freshome.
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closed 5/29/2015 via BusinessWire

Red Ventures, LLC, acquired Imagitas, Inc

synopsis: Red Ventures announced that it has acquired Pitney Bowes’ marketing services organization, Imagitas. Through a strategic partnership, Imagitas, headquartered in Waltham, MA, helps the United States Postal Service® produce, distribute and facilitate the official change of address.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Founded in 2000, Red Ventures employs more than 2,300 people and is the country’s largest technology-enabled platform for growing sales and marketing businesses. Its expertise spans across multiple industries including Home Services, Energy, Financial Services, Insurance and Software. "
target parent: Pitney Bowes Inc.
target: Imagitas, Inc
Imagitas solutions include Mover’s Guide, which contains the official change of address form that initiates USPS mail forwarding process, First Mover Access–Catalog that allows consumers the opportunity to stay connected with catalogers during the move process and Welcome Kit.
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closed 8/1/2012 via BNC Analysis

Red Ventures, LLC, acquired SaveOnEnergy.com

synopsis: Red Ventures, a leading internet advertising and media company, has acquired SaveOnEnergy.com, the premier online resource for residential and commercial customers seeking a new plan for electricity or natural gas.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Based in Charlotte, N.C., Red Ventures is a leading consumer choice platform that bridges the digital divide for major brands through a combination of data science, proprietary marketing technology, and a highly optimized sales force. "
target: SaveOnEnergy.com
SaveOnEnergy.com is the premier resource for residential and commercial customers seeking a new plan for electricity or natural gas. Since 2003, they have been providing customers with competitive offers from some of the biggest names in the business with an easy-to-use comparison tool.
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closed 4/3/2012 via PR Newswire

Red Ventures, LLC, acquired HomeInsurance.com, LLC.

synopsis: Red Ventures has acquired HomeInsurance.com, a leading online provider of home and auto insurance. The addition of the Wilmington, N.C. based company will increase the size of Red Ventures' workforce by more than 10 percent, and adds a fourth location to its existing campuses in South Carolina, Texas and Florida.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Red Ventures is a technology company that builds high-growth businesses. Through a combination of strategic marketing and sales, Red Ventures optimizes the customer lifecycle for large brands, from initial interest in the marketplace to the end transaction. "
target: HomeInsurance.com, LLC.
Headquartered in Wilmington, N.C., HomeInsurance.com partners with the leading home and auto insurance companies in the country so that they can shop for the best rates for their customers.
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closed 6/23/2008 via BusinessWire

Red Ventures, LLC, acquired Modern Consumer

synopsis: Red Ventures, a leader in high-tech, online customer acquisition marketing for verticals including home services, consumer products, education, home improvement and small business services, has acquired Modern Consumer. Modern Consumer operates an extensive lead generation and distribution network serving the automotive finance industry.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Red Ventures, based in Charlotte, NC, is an Internet marketing firm with established, strategic partnerships across a number of high-growth consumer industries. "
target: Modern Consumer
With extensive experience developing online marketing campaigns and providing technology solutions for some of the largest online marketers, Modern Consumer has quickly become a clear leader in the online auto finance industry.
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closed 4/30/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Aware Ads, acquired adMobo

synopsis: Aware Ads Inc., a Canadian company specializing in all aspects of online marketing, has acquired adMobo Inc., a digital advertising company specializing in mobile content. AdMobo uses innovative technology to help leading brands and agencies generate, retain and optimize user bases.
buyer: Aware Ads
Aware Ads is a Canadian company operating in all aspects of online marketing. Aware Ads specializes in direct response (i.e. Cost-Per-Acquisition) marketing and content creation. Aware Ads is well positioned in all aspects of the performance marketing space. "
target: adMobo
AdMobo is a Canadian digital ad company specializing in mobile marketing and user acquisition. Using its innovative technology, AdMobo helps leading brands and agencies generate, retain and optimize user bases, continually increasing the value being delivered by such users over time.
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closed 1/22/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Claritas, LLC, acquired AcquireWeb Inc.

synopsis: Claritas has purchased AcquireWeb, a leading digital marketing firm. AcquireWeb resolves and deterministically connects marketers with more able & intent-based consumers and businesses than any tech company in the industry, determining where they are engaged across the email, social and display spectrum.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Claritas, LLC
Founded in 1971, Claritas helps companies find customers to sell smarter and win bigger. Its unique methodology, which combines sought after data resources with direct, original consumer research, is proven to help marketers find their best customers faster. "
target: AcquireWeb Inc.
Founded in 2002, AcquireWeb resolves and deterministically connects marketers with more able & intent-based consumers and businesses than any tech company in the industry, determining where they are engaged across the email, social and display spectrum.
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closed 1/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

Next 15, acquired Planning-Inc Limited

synopsis: Next Fifteen Communications plc has announced the acquisition of predictive analytics and data marketing business Planning-Inc. It is a UK-based marketing, data and technology agency which will continue to operate as an independent brand as part of the Next Fifteen Network.
buyer: Next 15 (AIM:NFC:$335.97)
Next 15 is a communications business in London. The Group incorporates 19 subsidiary agencies, spanning digital content, marketing, PR, consumer, technology, marketing software, market research, public affairs and policy communications. "
target: Planning-Inc Limited
UK-based Planning-Inc is a predictive analytics and data-marketing business. Planning-Inc designs and builds award-winning data platforms for the biggest, most respected brands around and make best-in-breed marketing happen.
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$8.05
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

TF1 Group, acquired Gamned!

synopsis: TF1 Group announces that it has taken a majority stake in Gamned!, a pioneer and expert in programmatic media, founded in 2009 by Olivier Goulon and Anthony Spinasse. By acquiring Gamned!, TF1 Group aims to leverage the qualified audiences of its new digital arm with programmatic effectiveness.
buyer: TF1 Group (ENXTPA:TFI:$2,585.65)
The TF1 Group is the leading private-sector television broadcaster in France, with five free-to-air channels (TF1, TMC, TFX, TF1 Séries Films and LCI) and four pay-TV theme channels (TV Breizh, Histoire, Ushuaïa and Serieclub, the last of which is 50% owned). "
target: Gamned!
Founded in 2009 by Olivier Goulon (CEO) and Anthony Spinasse (COO), Gamned! is a Paris-based independent programmatic media sales platform that is pioneering digital advertising campaigns (RTB).
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closed 9/30/2018 via BNC Analysis

Rollick, Inc., acquired AVALA Marketing Group

synopsis: Rollick, a company that connects manufacturers, dealers and in-market consumers in the powersports, RV, marine and industrial equipment sectors, has acquired AVALA Marketing Group, a company that helps brands selling high consideration goods and services through dealer networks, drive more revenue throughout the entire customer lifecycle.
buyer: Rollick, Inc.
Rollick connects manufacturers, dealers and in-market consumers in the powersports, RV, marine and industrial equipment sectors to deliver a seamless customer journey. Their solutions include new customer acquisition, enterprise lead management, customer experience/loyalty and marketing automation. "
target: AVALA Marketing Group
AVALA Marketing Group helps brands selling high consideration goods and services through dealer networks, drive more revenue throughout the entire customer lifecycle. AVALA combines data, intelligent digital strategies, and technology to increase visibility, deliver leads, and close more sales.
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announced 4/25/2018 via PR Newswire

Digital Pi, will acquire RevEngine Marketing

synopsis: Digital Pi, a Marketo Platinum Services Partner that helps companies get sustainable, quantifiable business ROI from the Marketo Engagement Platform, announced that it is acquiring Boston-based RevEngine Marketing, a full-service marketing consulting agency that specializes in Marketo.
buyer: Digital Pi
Digital Pi is a Marketo Platinum Services Partner that helps companies get sustainable, quantifiable business ROI from the Marketo Engagement Platform. The Digital Pi Gold Standard framework helps Marketo customers establish a solid foundation to scale their marketing quickly and efficiently. "
target: RevEngine Marketing
RevEngine Marketing is a digital marketing agency that helps clients scale their brands with measurable and repeatable marketing using Marketo.
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closed 4/4/2018 via GlobeNewswire

kyu, acquired Kepler Group

synopsis: The kyu Collective, a strategic operating unit of Hakuhodo DY Holdings(HDY), announced that it has acquired a majority stake in six-year-old independent digital marketing services company Kepler Group. Kepler’s integrated digital offering helps advertisers more precisely and profitably engage consumers across media and customer marketing channels
buyer parent: Hakuhodo DY Holdings, Inc.
buyer: kyu
kyu is a collective of creative firms working with global organizations to build markets, environments, movements and brands. Through its collective structure, kyu promotes a new “many-to-many” approach for the development of concepts and brands, as well as for the solving of major economic issues. "
target: 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.
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closed 7/1/2018 via Company Press Release

Gree, Inc., acquired Quant Corporation

synopsis: Gree, Inc., a technology company in the mobile games, advertising, and investment businesses, has acquired Quant, Inc., a digital marketing agency that provides marketing systems, digital marketing support, and media analysis.
buyer: Gree, Inc. (TSE:3632:$703.90)
Based in Japan, GREE, Inc. started as a social networking service with the world's first mobile social game. They have expanded their business as a technology company in mobile games, media, advertising, and investment businesses. "
target parent: Lancers, Inc.
target: Quant Corporation
Based in Japan, Quant, Inc. is a digital marketing agency that provides marketing systems, digital marketing support, and media analysis. Quant believes that technology helps transform social structure and brings out different possibilities.
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announced 10/25/2017 via BNC Analysis

i-mobile Co., Ltd., will acquire Taggy, Inc.

synopsis: I-mobile Co Ltd., a leading Japanese independent ad network in internet advertisinge, has agreed to acquire 76.1% stake in Taggy,Inc., a provider of digital marketing services. Taggy utilizes patented technology and unique services to help enterprises with digital marketing.
buyer: i-mobile Co., Ltd. (TSE:6535:$137.97)
i-mobile is the leading Japanese independent ad network in internet advertising. i-mobile ad network helps to bring advertisers and media together. Their platform has high transparency, and is operated by experienced professionals to help ensure both sides of their customers are matched perfectly. "
target: Taggy, Inc.
Taggy utilizes patented technology and unique services to help enterprises with digital marketing. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Taggy contributes to the data-driven success of their clients' businesses by helping to connect companies and people.
price ($mm)
$2.52*
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$2
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1.5x
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closed 10/17/2017 via PR Newswire

Hero Digital, acquired Beyond Vigilant

synopsis: Hero Digital announced it has completed the acquisition of Beyond Vigilant, a marketing technology agency that helps clients to envision and execute their future customer experiences.
buyer parent: CI Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Hero Digital
Hero Digital is a customer experience company. They combine strategy, design, content, engineering, marketing, and data analytics in their delivery of multi-channel customer experiences for brands. "
target: Beyond Vigilant
Beyond Vigilant is a marketing technology agency that helps clients to envision and execute their future customer experiences.
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closed 10/12/2017 via PE Hub

Equistone Partners Europe, acquired Inspired Thinking Group Limited

synopsis: Equistone Partners Europe has acquired a majority stake Inspired Thinking Group (“ITG”), a Birmingham-headquartered technology-led provider of outsourced marketing services. ITG helps global brands and retailers deliver their multi-channel marketing more efficiently and effectively, utilising its proprietary software platform, “MediaCentre”.
buyer: Equistone Partners Europe
Equistone Partners Europe is an investment firm, which operates across France, Germany, Switzerland and the UK, investing as a strategic partner alongside management teams. They look for strong businesses with the potential to grow, supported by their capital and guided by their experience. "
target parent: Bridgepoint
target: Inspired Thinking Group Limited
Inspired Thinking Group (ITG) is a specialist marketing services and technology business. ITG helps global brands and retailers deliver their multi-channel marketing more efficiently and effectively, utilising its proprietary software platform, “MediaCentre”.
price ($mm)
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$118
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closed 9/20/2017 via PR Newswire

Wunderman, acquired Pierry Inc.

synopsis: Wunderman, a WPP company and leading global digital agency, has acquired a majority stake in Pierry Inc. Pierry is an industry-leading marketing software integration and solutions company specializing in optimizing campaigns on the Salesforce Marketing Cloud.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Wunderman
Wunderman offers Brand Experience, Consumer Engagement, Data & Insights and World Health marketing solutions. Powered by complex analytics and strategic insight, creative content engages the consumer as participant, creator and champion in always-on conversations to propel their clients’ growth. "
target: Pierry Inc.
Pierry is a Salesforce Gold Consulting Partner and a full service digital marketing agency. Pierry combines strategy, technology, digital marketing best practice and creative to produce targeted, data driven initiatives that align with business objectives, drive engagement and impact ROI.
price ($mm)
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$15
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closed 9/11/2017 via PR Newswire

Ansira, acquired Local Biz Now

synopsis: Ansira Partners, Inc., a leading data-driven, technology-enabled marketing solutions provider, announced its acquisition of Local Biz Now (LBN), an all-in-one local digital marketing platform. LBN removes the complexity of digital activation for multi-location companies and provides clients with an efficient and scalable marketing solution.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Ansira
Ansira, a leading data-driven, technology-enabled marketing solutions provider, specializes in the integration of local and national marketing programs through marketing automation, data analytics, CRM and integrated media. "
target: Local Biz Now
Local Biz Now (LBN) removes the complexity of digital activation for multi-location companies and provides clients with an efficient marketing solution. LBN's innovative group-search offering enables clients to get the highest converting traffic at the lowest cost across search engines and devices.
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closed 1/14/2015 via Company Press Release

Foolproof, acquired Knit

synopsis: Foolproof announced their acquisition of Knit, an award-winning creative technology company. Knit is a creative technology agency that uses the newest technologies to deliver a brand experience that bridges the digital and physical world. They work with brands such as brands such as Nissan, Lucozade, John Lewis, BMW, HP, Asda and Volvo.
buyer: Foolproof
Foolproof is one of the world's leading specialist experience design agencies and works with clients across Asia, including HSBC, Lloyds TSB, RS Components, and Bodog. Their main practices are: Strategy and Planning, Design Research, User Interface Design, and Optimization. "
target: Knit
Knit is a creative technology agency that uses the newest technologies to deliver a brand experience that bridges the digital and physical world. They harness these emerging technologies, and work out how they can be used to build solutions that link digital and physical experiences together.
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closed 12/17/2014 via Company Press Release

iProspect, acquired Rockett Interactive

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announces that it has acquired Rockett Interactive, an innovative US based digital marketing agency. Rockett Interactive will become part of Dentsu Aegis Network and transition towards operating as iProspect - Dentsu Aegis Network’s global digital performance agency.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: iProspect
iProspect is a leading global digital performance agency. The company helps many of the world's most successful brands maximize their online marketing ROI through research, paid search, social media strategy, search engine optimization, display media, comparison shopping engines, and more. "
target: Rockett Interactive
Rockett Interactive includes digital thought leaders with the most powerful minds, powerful data and powerful tools in the business; sound strategic thinkers who’ve created the most proprietary cutting-edge analytics; and client-focused, personifying candor, communication and collaboration.
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announced 2/3/2014 via BusinessWire

Xaxis, will acquire BannerConnect

synopsis: Xaxis, announced it has agreed to acquire media trading firm Bannerconnect. Headquartered in Sittard, the Netherlands, Bannerconnect is one of Europe’s top programmatic advertising specialists with a decade-long track record developing proprietary ad technology solutions to power automated campaigns for the world’s most sophisticated marketers.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Xaxis
Xaxis is a global digital media platform that programmatically connects advertisers and publishers to audiences across all addressable channels. Xaxis combines proprietary technology, unique data assets and exclusive media relationships with teams of audience analysts, data scientists and engineers."
target: BannerConnect
BannerConnect is an online advertising company, specialized in offering its advertisers and publishers a unique blend of marketing solutions. BannerConnect's advertising services range from standard Run-of-Network campaigns, to full channel customization through the Site Select solution.
price ($mm)
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$6
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closed 11/12/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Talus Labs, acquired TRAFFIQ, Inc.

synopsis: Talus Holdings, the parent of Talus Labs, announced that it has acquired TRAFFIQ, an end-to-end digital media solution provider. Rooted in technology, TRAFFIQ is a full service digital agency capable of looking across the entire digital spectrum to recommend the best approach for clients, whether through display, search, mobile, video or social.
buyer parent: Talus Holdings, LLC
buyer: Talus Labs
Talus Labs is a leading provider of digital media platforms, mobile services and online marketing solutions. Talus serves more than 100,000 local businesses in 14 countries and five languages and is a trusted partner for traditional and digital media companies, publishers and advertising agencies. "
target: TRAFFIQ, Inc.
TRAFFIQ provides digital media solutions that enable clients to connect with target audiences. Employing best-of-breed technology and with a proven track record of exceeding client goals, offering managed services with industry-recognized expertise in digital media planning, buying and execution.
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closed 9/5/2012 via BusinessWire

SpinSix merged with Off Madison Ave,

synopsis: Off Madison Ave, a Phoenix-based integrated marketing communications firm, and SpinSix, one of Arizona’s leading creative marketing firms, announced they have merged. Total capitalized billings of the company will be in excess of $50 million annually, supported by more than 50 staff members.
buyer: Off Madison Ave
Off Madison Ave is a Phoenix-based integrated marketing firm. Their capabilities include branding, user experience design, creative content generation, online and social media marketing and campaigning, Web design, mobile and Web applications, Web development, and public relations. "
target: SpinSix
SpinSix is an integrated marketing agency specializing in interactive experiences, lead generation, relationship marketing, brand development, visual design and measurement, and optimization of client campaigns.
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closed 7/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Next 15, acquired Market Making

synopsis: Next 15, a communications business in London, has acquired Market Making, Europe's fastest growing social ad company, delivering impressive ROI to world leading brands. Market Making builds and creates real time audience segments and insights, automatically matching the right creative with the right audience.
buyer: Next 15 (AIM:NFC:$335.97)
Next 15 is a communications business in London. The Group incorporates 19 subsidiary agencies, spanning digital content, marketing, PR, consumer, technology, marketing software, market research, public affairs and policy communications. "
target: Market Making
Market Making is Europe's fastest growing social ad company, delivering impressive ROI to world leading brands. Their superior patent ad technology, the ATOM, builds and creates real time audience segments and insights, automatically matching the right creative with the right audience.
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closed 4/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Trendline Interactive, acquired Inbox Marketer

synopsis: Email consulting and professional services firm Trendline Interactive announced the acquisition of Inbox Marketer, Canada's largest data-driven email marketing services company. They focus on business outcomes such as creating efficiency, lifting response rates and increasing customer loyalty and retention.
buyer: Trendline Interactive
Trendline is an email consulting and professional services firm providing true end-to-end email solutions for Fortune 1000 companies. Their team consists of experts in strategy, operations, marketing technology, creative, analytics, deliverability and privacy. "
target: Inbox Marketer
Inbox Marketer is Canada's largest data-driven email marketing services company. As strategic partners with their clients, they focus on business outcomes such as creating efficiency, lifting response rates and increasing customer loyalty and retention.
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Ticker: AIM:TMMG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Mission Marketing Group plc
The Mission Marketing Group plc
The Mission Marketing Group plc is a national network of creative communications Agencies. The Group portfolio comprises integrated, multi-discipline, multi-sector Agencies, specialists in specific marketing/communications activities and specialists in particular market sectors.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$198.51
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.64
EBIT ($mm)
$9.98
Net Income ($mm)
$6.84
Employees
1100
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Ticker: AIM:RTHM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RhythmOne plc
RhythmOne plc
RhythmOne is a tech-enabled digital media company that connects online audiences with brands through premium content across devices. Through its fully integrated programmatic platform, RhythmMax, the Company offers digital advertising inventory across owned, controlled and extended supply sources.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$316.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$15.17
EBIT ($mm)
$0.95
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
761
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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: OMC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Omnicom Group Inc.
Omnicom Group Inc.
Omnicom Group is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, public relations and other specialty communications services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$15,385.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,351.50
EBIT ($mm)
$2,076.40
Net Income ($mm)
$1,146.30
Employees
77300
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Ticker: TSE:2433
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hakuhodo DY Holdings, Inc.
Hakuhodo DY Holdings, Inc.
Hakuhodo DY Group companies are committed to providing optimized solutions for advertisers, media companies and content holders in Japan and internationally. The company provides planning, production, marketing, public relations, and other services related to advertising in various media.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$13,432.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$609.82
EBIT ($mm)
$477.87
Net Income ($mm)
$366.24
Employees
21469
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Ticker: SWX:DKSH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DKSH Holding Ltd.
DKSH Holding Ltd.
DKSH is the leading Market Expansion Services Group with a focus on Asia. They help companies who are looking for a reliable outsourcing partner to grow their business in new or existing markets. They offer services that includes organizing and running the entire value chain for any product.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$11,510.36
EBITDA ($mm)
$302.76
EBIT ($mm)
$262.53
Net Income ($mm)
$258.18
Employees
32996
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Ticker: NYSE: IPG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
Interpublic is one of the world's leading organizations of advertising agencies and marketing services companies. Their companies specialize in consumer advertising, digital marketing, communications planning and media buying, public relations and specialty marketing.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$8,157.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,190.70
EBIT ($mm)
$1,024.10
Net Income ($mm)
$569.60
Employees
50200
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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: KOSE:A030000
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cheil Worldwide, Inc.
Cheil Worldwide, Inc.
Cheil Worldwide Inc. is a marketing solutions company that offers advertising, public relations, shopper marketing, sports marketing, digital marketing, etc. It was established in 1973 with headquarters in Seoul, South Korea.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,930.49
EBITDA ($mm)
$188.57
EBIT ($mm)
$157.53
Net Income ($mm)
$112.25
Employees
1274
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Ticker: DLX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Deluxe Corporation
Deluxe Corporation
Deluxe Corp. is a growth engine for small businesses and financial institutions. Millions of business customers access Deluxe’s products and services, including customized checks, as well as website development and hosting, email marketing, social media, search engine optimization and logo design.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,969.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$487.33
EBIT ($mm)
$399.12
Net Income ($mm)
$236.43
Employees
5886
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Ticker: MDCA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MDC Partners, Inc.
MDC Partners, Inc.
MDC Partners is one of the fastest-growing and most influential marketing and communications networks in the world. Their agency partners leverage technology, data analytics, insights, and strategic consulting solutions to drive measurable results and optimize return on marketing investment.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,485.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$161.92
EBIT ($mm)
$116.03
Net Income ($mm)
$215.15
Employees
6200
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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:SAA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
M&C Saatchi plc
M&C Saatchi plc
M&C Saatchi plc is a global marketing services business working across a wide variety of industry sectors with a strategy focused on winning new business and starting new businesses.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$438.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$28.94
EBIT ($mm)
$22.02
Net Income ($mm)
$2.64
Employees
2483
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