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closed 8/4/2015 via BNC Analysis

American Kennel Club, acquired Klooff, Inc.

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

Metamorphosis Partners, acquired Dogs Of

synopsis: Metamorphosis Partners, a full-service pet marketing agency and pet venture studio, has acquired Dogs Of, a digital community of over 5 million dog-lovers. Dogs Of captures and celebrates the special moments in dogs’ lives by sharing user-generated photos. The community is comprised of three Instagram social profiles and a TikTok social profile.
buyer: Metamorphosis Partners
Metamorphosis Partners is a leading full-service pet marketing agency and pet venture studio. Metamorphosis leverages its companies’ capabilities to deliver value-added, innovative products, services, and content resulting in long-standing customer relationships. "
target: Dogs Of
Dogs Of is a growing digital community of over 5 million dog-lovers. Dogs Of captures and celebrates the special moments in dogs’ lives by sharing user-generated photos. The community is comprised of three Instagram social profiles and a TikTok social profile.
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closed 10/1/2016 via PR Web

The IHC Group, acquired PetPlace

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

TotallyHer Media, acquired Dogtime Media

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

Pet360 Media, acquired Zootoo, LLC

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

ThinkPets. Inc merged with Vetstreet,

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

PetsMobility, Inc., acquired Pets911.com

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

Alorad, Inc., acquired Petplanetrx.com

synopsis: Online business development company, Alorad, Inc.’s recent acquisition of online discount pet meds store, www.petplanetrx.com, means that more pet owners will have the opportunity to save money when they purchase brand name pet medications for their puppies, dogs, cats and kittens.
buyer: Alorad, Inc.
Founded in 2007, Alorad is devoted to providing next generation marketing solutions for companies and organizations looking to expand online. Our unique holistic and scientific approach to online marketing gives us a competitive edge that is unsurpassed by any other internet marketing company. "
target: Petplanetrx.com
Pet Planet RX was originally created to meet the consumer insistence for high quality, effective pet meds that typically could only be purchased at a high cost through a veterinarian or brick and mortar pet store.
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closed 9/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

Hästnet Sverige AB, acquired Pets4Homes

synopsis: Pet Media Limited has been acquired by Hästnet Sverige AB. Established in 2008, Pet Media owns and operates the websites pets4homes.co.uk and petforums.co.uk. Pets4Homes is the UK's leading dedicated pet classified website for all pet types including dogs, cats, rabbits, poultry, fish, birds, reptiles, horses and other small animals.
buyer: Hästnet Sverige AB
Established in 2001, Hästnet is the Nordic region's largest marketplace for horses and equestrian related equipment and services. Leading an acquisition of Hästnet in 2018, CEO Axel Lagercrantz saw potential for Hästnet to grow both internationally and into new pets' categories. "
target: Pets4Homes
Established in 2008, Pet Media owns and operates the websites pets4homes.co.uk and petforums.co.uk. Pets4Homes is the UK's leading dedicated pet classified website for all pet types including dogs, cats, rabbits, poultry, fish, birds, reptiles, horses and other small animals.
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closed 8/20/2014 via BNC Analysis

The GreaterGood Network, acquired FamilyPet

synopsis: FamilyPet, A pet-focused online marketing firm in Great Neck has been purchased by a Seattle company that runs websites to raise money to combat hunger, disease and animal abuse, has been acquired by for-profit CharityUSA.com LLC
buyer: The GreaterGood Network
The GreaterGood Network of websites (including TheHungerSite, TheBreastCancerSite, TheAnimalRescueSite, and others) offers the public a unique opportunity to support causes they care about through a free daily click and Gifts that Give More. "
target: FamilyPet
FamilyPet focuses on providing a resourceful and convenient destination for pet owners looking for high-quality pet care services. The FamilyPet network includes Petsitting.com, PetBoardingFinder.com, LocalDogWalker.com, PremiumDogTraining.com, PetGroomingFinder.com, Coupaw.com and more.
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closed 6/21/2012 via BNC Analysis

Pet Food Direct, Inc., acquired PetStyle LLC

synopsis: Pet media and ecommerce company Pet360 Inc. has acquired pet lifestyle network PetStyle LLC for an undisclosed sum. PetStyle publishes lifestyle and entertainment articles on topics including pet-friendly vacation ideas, travel tips, celebrity gossip and pet horoscopes.
buyer parent: Pet360 Inc.
buyer: Pet Food Direct, Inc.
PetFoodDirect.com is the nation’s largest online retailer of pet food, pet meds and pet supplies. With over 148 brands of pet food and more than 16,000 top-quality pet products in stock, PetFoodDirect.com offers pet parents the largest selection of supplies with the convenience of home delivery. "
target: PetStyle LLC
PetStyle publishes lifestyle and entertainment articles on topics including pet-friendly vacation ideas, travel tips, celebrity gossip and pet horoscopes.
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closed 12/23/2015 via BNC Analysis

migme, acquired Hipwee

synopsis: Migme announced the acquisition of Indonesian social news site Hipwee. Hipwee delivers original and community-generated content focused on entertainment, relationships, and travel. It targets Indonesian urbanites.
buyer: migme (ASX:MIG:$16.11)
migme is a global digital media company focused on emerging markets. The company delivers social entertainment services through our portfolio brands migme, LoveByte, alivenotdead and Sold. "
target: Hipwee
Hipwee is an Indonesian social news site. Hipwee.com focuses on creating high quality content on topics most interesting for 18-34 year old urban and educated Indonesians, such as personal growth, lifestyle tips, relationships, opinions etc.
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$0.46
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closed 11/17/2020 via BusinessWire

Valnet Inc., acquired Collider

synopsis: Valnet Inc., an online media publisher, has acquired Collider.com, a popular entertainment website that specializes in bringing its readers the best coverage of movies, television, video games, and more. It is also the one-stop shop for exclusive interviews, scoops on the biggest films, and daily coverage of the day's hottest entertainment stories.
buyer parent: Valsoft Corp
buyer: Valnet Inc.
Valnet is a leading multi-vertical digital media publisher and owner of a variety of premium digital publications, including movie news authority ScreenRant.com, pop culture site CBR.com and video game news site GameRant.com. "
target: Collider
Collider is a popular entertainment website that specializes in bringing its readers the best coverage of movies, television, video games, and more. It is also the one-stop shop for exclusive interviews, scoops on the biggest films, and daily coverage of the day's hottest entertainment stories.
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announced 4/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Polsat Media, will acquire Interia Group

synopsis: Telewizja Polsat sp. z o.o. entered into a preliminary agreement with Bauer Media for the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Grupa Interia.pl sp. z o.o. The Interia.pl Group is a leading player on the new generation Polish media market. Every month, almost 19 million people use access to the latest information, trivia and entertainment.
buyer parent: Pola Investments Ltd.
buyer: Polsat Media
Telewizja Polsat is the first independent and the leading TV station in Poland that is part of the Cyfrowy Polsat media group. The program offer is built mainly on the basis of own TV series combined with a rich portfolio of feature films, foreign series and world-class entertainment. "
target parent: Bauer Media Group
target: Interia Group
The Interia.pl Group is a leading player on the new generation Polish media market. Every month, almost 19 million people use access to the latest information, trivia and entertainment, as well as the best way to communicate with the world.
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$102
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announced 5/30/2018 via BNC Analysis

The E&M Co., Ltd., will acquire Chic News Co., Ltd.

synopsis: The E&M Co., Ltd., an entertainment and media company in Korea, will acquire Chic News Co., Ltd., a Korean news website. Chic News provides news articles that cover the topics of fashion, beauty, and entertainment. Their entertainment articles cover TV shows, movies, bands, and celebrities.
buyer: The E&M Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ:A089230:$13.58)
The E&M Co., Ltd. is an entertainment and media company in Korea. The company operates two live streaming platforms in Korea, POPKON TV and CELUV TV. POPKON TV is designed for consumer use while CELUV TV is a platform that allows famous celebrities to interact and communicate with viewers. "
target: Chic News Co., Ltd.
Founded in 2012, Chic News Co., Ltd. is a Korean news website. Chic News provides news articles that cover the topics of fashion, beauty, and entertainment. Their entertainment articles cover TV shows, movies, bands, and celebrities.
price ($mm)
$3.24
rev ($mm)
$0
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EV / rev
14.0x
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announced 3/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Oath Inc., will acquire Yahoo!7 Pty Ltd.

synopsis: Seven West Media (SWM) has announced that Oath Inc. is to take full control of Yahoo7 by acquiring SWM’s 50 percent stake in the business. Yahoo7 is a premium media and publishing company which reaches nearly half of the Australian population every month.
buyer parent: Verizon Communications
buyer: Oath Inc.
Oath, a subsidiary of Verizon, is a values-led company committed to building brands people love. They reach one billion people around the world with a dynamic house of media and technology brands. Oath brands include Yahoo, AOL, HuffPost, Engadget, TechCrunch, Tumblr, MAKERS and the Build Series. "
target parent: Seven West Media Limited
target: Yahoo!7 Pty Ltd.
Yahoo7 is a premium media and publishing company in the ANZ market, which reaches nearly half of the Australian population every month. Yahoo7 aims to bring all the best articles in news, entertainment and lifestyle in the one place.
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closed 12/7/2017 via BNC Analysis

Webedia SAS, acquired Creators Media

synopsis: Paris-based publishing group Webedia has acquired majority control of Creators Media, the L.A.-based company that runs entertainment fan site Movie Pilot and video channel Super News covering nerd culture.
buyer parent: Fimalac SA
buyer: Webedia SAS
Webedia, a subsidiary of Fimalac, is a company specializing in online media. It is headquartered in Levallois-Perret, France. The company claims to be the number one French media group in online entertainment with an audience of 28 million unique visitors per month. "
target: Creators Media
Creators Media is the L.A.-based company that runs entertainment fan site Movie Pilot and video channel Super News covering nerd culture. Creators Media is the first fan-centric media company, empowering users to create content around the fandoms they love and are passionate about.
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announced 11/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

Ziff Davis, Inc., will acquire Mashable

synopsis: Ziff Davis, a leading global digital-media company operating in the technology, gaming, entertainment and lifestyle verticals, is to acquire Mashable, a global, multi-platform media and entertainment company. Mashable is the go-to source for tech, digital culture and entertainment content for its dedicated and influential audience around the globe.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Ziff Davis, Inc.
Ziff Davis, a subsidiary of j2 Global, Inc., is a leading global digital-media company operating in the technology, gaming, entertainment and lifestyle verticals. "
target: Mashable
Mashable is a global, multi-platform media and entertainment company. Powered by its own proprietary technology, Mashable is the go-to source for tech, digital culture and entertainment content for its dedicated and influential audience around the globe.
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$50
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closed 4/4/2016 via Market Wire

Fitness Gurls Magazine, acquired Hollywood Tuna

synopsis: FG Fitness & Media Group along with its flagship publication Fitness Gurls Magazine, and all of its ancillary products is continuing its aggressive expansion and growth with the acquisition of Hollywood Tuna a network of gossip sites and relationships that is ranked as one of the top 50,000 sites in the world for its traffic.
buyer parent: FG Fitness & Media Group, Inc.
buyer: Fitness Gurls Magazine
Fitness Gurls Magazine covers health, fitness, nutrition, exercise routines and showcases some of the most beautiful women in the world of sport, fitness and entertainment. "
target: Hollywood Tuna
Hollywood Tuna is a network of gossip sites and relationships that is ranked as one of the top 50,000 sites in the world for its traffic.
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announced 12/12/2014 via BNC Analysis

Quali-Smart Holdings Limited, will acquire Pulse MediaTech Limited

synopsis: Quali-Smart said it agreed to acquire Pulse MediaTech Limited. The company is primarily engaged in the provision of digital publishing and design technologies, production and distribution of electronic books and the development of mobile application solutions and mobile games.
buyer: Quali-Smart Holdings Limited
Quali-Smart Holdings is a toy manufacturer offering services primarily on OEM/ODM basis. They manufacture products for their customers according to their specifications. They also offer ODM services in product development. "
target: Pulse MediaTech Limited
Pulse MediaTech is primarily engaged in the provision of digital publishing and design technologies, production and distribution of electronic books and the development of mobile application solutions and mobile games.
price ($mm)
$12
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$3
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closed 8/4/2015 via BNC Analysis

American Kennel Club, acquired Klooff, Inc.

synopsis: Klooff, Inc., a company that operates an online platform that enables users to share content of their pets, has been acquired by the American Kennel Club, a not-for-profit organization and the largest purebred dog registry in the world.
buyer: American Kennel Club
The American Kennel Club is a not-for-profit organization and the largest purebred dog registry in the world. They are the sports-governing body for over 22,000 dog events a year, including dog shows and exciting sports like agility, obedience, rally, tracking, herding trials, among others. "
target: Klooff, Inc.
Klooff, Inc. operates an online platform that enables users to share content of their pets. The company’s platform enables users to post and share photos, comments, and other materials related to their dogs and cats.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/4/2015 via BNC Analysis

American Kennel Club, acquired Klooff, Inc.

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