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closed 2/11/2016 via PR Newswire

Stirista, acquired Point Shout

synopsis: Stirista acquires Point Shout, a Belgium-based mobile app platform with interactive map technology. Point Shout wishes to encourage a continuous dialogue between businesses and their customers in order to help businesses adapt, improve customer satisfaction and ultimately become more successful.
buyer: Stirista
Founded in September 2009, Stirista is a digital marketing agency that specializes in B2B and B2C segmentation, email marketing, and display advertising. They love data and want to put it to use. They believe our services can help find new clients, and they’ll do their best to accomplish that. "
target: Point Shout
Point Shout wishes to encourage a continuous dialogue between businesses and their customers in order to help businesses adapt, improve customer satisfaction and ultimately become more successful.
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closed 1/27/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Stingray Digital Media Group, acquired Chatter Research

synopsis: Stingray, a leading music, media, and technology company, is acquiring Chatter Research, a Toronto-based leader in the design, development, and implementation of AI driven real-time customer feedback solutions for retail and hospitality businesses. The company’s combination of free-text chats and machine learning captures unique customer insights.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$222.24)
Montreal-based Stingray is a leading music, media, and technology company with over 1,200 employees worldwide. Stingray is a premium provider of curated direct-to-consumer and B2B services, including audio television channels, 101 radio stations, digital signage, in-store music, and more. "
target: Chatter Research
Chatter Research is a Toronto-based leader in the design, development, and implementation of AI driven real-time customer feedback solutions for retail and hospitality businesses. The company’s combination of free-text chats and machine learning captures unique customer insights.
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closed 1/16/2017 via Company Press Release

Shiji, acquired ReviewPro

synopsis: Shiji announced the acquisition of a majority stake in ReviewPro, the leading cloud-based data and analytics provider of Guest Intelligence solutions for hotels. Since signing its first clients in September 2009, ReviewPro has grown from a boot-strapped start-up to one of the fast-growing companies in the HotelTech space worldwide.
buyer: Shiji (SZSE:002153:$441.84)
Founded in 1998, Shiji’s aim is to become a “big data” application service platform operator. Shiji has become the leading manufacturer of Chinese hotel information systems. Shiji has also introduced consulting, IT solutions and data platform services. "
target parent: Active Venture Partners
target: ReviewPro
ReviewPro is the leading provider of Guest Intelligence solutions to independent hotel brands worldwide. Their suite of cloud-based solutions includes Online Reputation Management and Guest Satisfaction Surveys, which enable clients to obtain a deeper understanding of reputation performance.
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closed 4/9/2014 via Company Press Release

Clarabridge, acquired Market Metrix LLC

synopsis: Clarabridge, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent Customer Experience Management (CEM) solutions for the world’s top brands, announced the acquisition of Market Metrix, the leading Enterprise Feedback Management (EFM) platform in the leisure and hospitality industries.
buyer: Clarabridge
Clarabridge is the leading provider of text mining software for customer experience management. The Clarabridge Content Mining Platform™ provides Global 1000 enterprises an analytical view of text-based verbatims found in consumer feedback channels such as call center notes and warranty forms. "
target: Market Metrix LLC
Market Metrix provides the only feedback management platform that maximizes every source of guest value: loyalty, referrals and reputation. Market Metrix works with over 14,000 hotels and casinos in more than 70 countries to collect guest feedback, and turn it into performance and results.
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closed 9/14/2015 via BNC Analysis

Stealz, acquired Tuee Inc.

synopsis: Stealz, the innovative free mobile app that has revolutionized the way businesses and customers engage with one another on social media, has acquired Tuee, a company that owns and operates an online feedback management platform for restaurants.
buyer: Stealz
Stealz is the innovative free mobile app that has revolutionized the way businesses and customers engage with one another on social media. They are based in Raleigh, NC. "
target: Tuee Inc.
Tuee Inc. owns and operates an online feedback management platform for restaurants. It allows users to collect feedback from guests and analyze their responses. The company is based in Durham, North Carolina.
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announced 11/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

BIG Un Limited, will acquire Tipsly LLC

synopsis: Big Un Limited, the parent company of social media and video review platform Big Review TV, will acquire Tipsly LLC, a review and reward app and platform developed for the US hospitality industry. Tipsly partners consumers with their local bars and nightclubs. The platform rewards users with UBER credits to help them get home safely.
buyer: BIG Un Limited (ASX:BIG:$10.60)
Big Un Ltd is the parent company of Big Review TV Ltd. Big Review TV are innovative disruptors in the online video space delivering subscription based video technology products and services. The Company has operations across Australia, New Zealand, the UK, the US, Hong Kong, Singapore and Vancouver."
target: Tipsly LLC
Tipsly LLC is a review and reward app and platform developed for the US hospitality industry. It partners consumers with their local bars and nightclubs. The platform rewards users with UBER credits for spending money at their favorite bars and clubs to help them get home safely.
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$3.22
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closed 6/21/2017 via Company Press Release

Open Destinations Limited, acquired Tineri Pte. Ltd.

synopsis: Leading travel technology provider Open Destinations has acquired a majority stake in Tineri, a mobile itinerary startup designed for the tour operator market. Tineri is a white label product for tour operators to engage with their customers by turning itineraries into living and breathing travel experiences.
buyer: Open Destinations Limited
Open Destinations is a leading independent provider of tour operator software. Their system is backed by an experienced team of over 450 travel technology professionals, spread between their headquarters in London, England and their development, support and outsourcing centre in Goa, India. "
target: Tineri Pte. Ltd.
Tineri is a solution that allows tour operators and travel agents to provide their clients with a stylish, engaging and user-friendly mobile app that brings itineraries to life, makes communication and feedback easier, and provides an enhanced travel experience.
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closed 5/16/2012 via BusinessWire

Mercury Payment Systems, Inc., acquired Sundrop Mobile

synopsis: Mercury Payment Systems® announced the acquisition of Sundrop® Mobile, a pioneer in mobile and social loyalty marketing. It marks Mercury’s first acquisition since its founding in 2001, as well as the first card-less mobile loyalty program integrated with payment processing.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: Mercury Payment Systems, Inc.
Mercury Payment Systems is one of the fastest-growing payment processing companies in North America. Mercury is a trusted, award-winning channel partner to over 500 point-of-sale (POS) Independent Software Vendors and 2,500 POS Value Added Resellers. "
target: Sundrop Mobile
Sundrop Mobile is a mobile marketing and loyalty solutions provider. Sundrop provides an automated, card-less mobile loyalty program, loyalTXT. loyalTXT uses customer's mobile number as their loyalty card. The loyalty program uses text messaging with email for data collection and communication.
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closed 10/18/2017 via Company Press Release

Resy, acquired Servy

synopsis: Resy, a SaaS restaurant reservation tool that uses technology to redefine hospitality, has acquired Servy, a next-generation mystery shopping, private feedback, and market research platform for restaurants.
buyer: Resy
Resy is a SaaS restaurant reservation tool that uses technology to redefine hospitality by offering a cutting edge real-time cloud-based system with flat pricing, resetting industry expectations about how much value restaurants should expect from technology partners. "
target: Servy
Servy is a next gen mystery dining platform. Their mobile app empowers a community of frequent diners and hospitality experts to complete private, customized restaurant evaluations.
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closed 7/25/2013 via PR Web

Qless, acquired TurnStar

synopsis: QLess, Inc., the world’s first mobile queuing solution provider, replacing physical lines in waiting areas with virtual, mobile, interactive queues, has announced its acquisition of the assets of Textaurant Corporation. Textaurant Corporation created its flagship product, TurnStar, to reward people for the time they have to spend waiting.
buyer: Qless
The QLess mission is eliminating waiting in line. QLess is attuned to the fact that the average person spends two years of their life waiting in line, and has created a way for individuals to receive the services they need without having to waste valuable time. "
target: TurnStar
Textaurant Corporation created its flagship product, TurnStar, to reward people for the time they have to spend waiting. TurnStar is an online wait list and customer engagement system. TurnStar makes waiting more tolerable for patrons and a source of loyalty for businesses.
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closed 9/13/2018 via Company Press Release

GrubHub, Inc., acquired LevelUp

synopsis: Grubhub, the nation's leading online and mobile food-ordering and delivery marketplace, has closed its previously announced acquisition of LevelUp, the leader in mobile diner engagement and payment solutions for national and regional restaurant brands.
buyer: GrubHub, Inc. (NYSE:GRUB:$840.45)
GrubHub is one of the nation's largest portfolios of online and mobile takeout food ordering and delivery services. The company's platforms and services strive to make takeout better through innovative restaurant technology, easy-to-use platforms and an improved delivery experience. "
target: LevelUp
LevelUp, based in Boston, is building next-generation mobile experiences for over 200 brands nationwide: empowering businesses to engage customers. LevelUp’s platform offers a broad range of customized functionality: mobile rewards, payments, native online ordering, CRM, and more.
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$390
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closed 10/29/2013 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, acquired Perka, Inc.

synopsis: First Data Corporation, a global leader in electronic commerce and payment processing, announced the company has acquired Perka, provider of a smart loyalty program. Perka is a mobile marketing and consumer loyalty platform that helps small to medium-sized merchants engage their customers with location-based smartphone apps.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data Corp. is a leading provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions for businesses worldwide. First Data powers the global economy by making it easy, fast and secure for people and businesses around the world to buy goods and services using virtually any form of payment. "
target: Perka, Inc.
Perka is a mobile marketing and consumer loyalty platform that helps small to medium-sized merchants engage their customers with location-based smartphone apps.
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closed 11/29/2016 via PR Newswire

Cendyn Corp., acquired Guestfolio Communications Inc.

synopsis: Cendyn announced that it has acquired Guestfolio Communications, a leading CRM marketing platform for boutique hotels. With the acquisition of Guestfolio, Cendyn will offer an unprecedented ability for hoteliers to tailor their guest experience and digital marketing solutions to meet marketplace demands and drive profitable revenue growth.
buyer: Cendyn Corp.
Cendyn is the leading provider of travel and hospitality software solutions, delivered via the Cendyn Hospitality Cloud ‒ an integrated technology platform with the most complete set of applications available for driving sales and marketing performance. "
target: Guestfolio Communications Inc.
Guestfolio is the hotel marketing platform for boutique hotels that drives guest engagement, retention and conversion throughout the travel journey. Guestfolio also provides a unique marketing resource and community for hospitality professionals.
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closed 10/1/2018 via Company Press Release

LivePerson, Inc., acquired Conversable, Inc.

synopsis: LivePerson, Inc. a leading provider of conversational commerce solutions, announced that it has acquired Conversable, a leading conversational intelligence platform focused on social and marketing use cases, with a speciality in conversational commerce for the quick service restaurant and hospitality industries.
buyer: LivePerson, Inc. (LPSN:$233.78)
LivePerson makes life easier by transforming how people communicate with brands. Their conversational commerce solutions are used to orchestrate humans and AI, at scale, and create a convenient, deeply personal relationship. "
target: Conversable, Inc.
Conversable provides clients with online services and tools that allow them to improve their online interactions with individuals on existing social media and messaging platforms. Conversable's speciality is in conversational commerce for the quick service restaurant and hospitality industries.
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closed 2/21/2018 via PR Newswire

Connexions Loyalty, acquired Tavisca Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Affinion Group, a global leader in loyalty and customer engagement, announced the acquisition of one of its top technology partners, Tavisca Solutions, a leading provider of innovative technology to the travel industry. Tavisca is being combined into Affinion Group's Connexions Loyalty division.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: Connexions Loyalty
Connexions Loyalty helps organizations motivate, reward and retain their customers and partners. The world's top brands turn to us for loyalty management, consumer rewards, rewards fulfillment and card benefits. "
target: Tavisca Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
Tavisca Solutions powers more than 4.8 million travel bookings per year for leading B2C, loyalty-based travel and B2B travel companies globally. Tavisca Solutions helps travel brands transform into technology-centric market leaders in travel, empowering their vision and scaling their business.
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closed 5/13/2011 via BNC Analysis

InnovationsKapital, purchased a minority stake in Paxport AB

synopsis: InnovationsKapital has acquired a minority stake in Paxport, a passenger management solution supplier for the charter leisure travel industry. Paxport’s main focus is to create a better travel experience for holiday charter passengers when they use a charter airline or a tour operator.
buyer: InnovationsKapital
InnovationsKapital was founded in 1994 and is a private and independent early stage venture capital firm for innovative growth companies. The business, carried out from offices in Gothenburg and Stockholm, is focused on Nordic investments within ICT and Healthcare & Life Sciences. "
target: Paxport AB
Paxport Ab is a passenger management solution supplier for the charter leisure travel industry. Paxport’s main focus is to create a better travel experience for holiday charter passengers when they use a charter airline or a tour operator.
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closed 12/12/2018 via PR Web

Obasa Hospitality, acquired IBC Hospitality Technologies

synopsis: OBASA Hospitality, the parent company to a collection of global hospitality brands, has announced the acquisition of IBC Hospitality Technologies. Phoenix-based IBC is the creator of an all-in-one software and services platform to help owners and operators of all accommodation verticals.
buyer: Obasa Hospitality
Based in Canada, OBASA Hospitality is a single source for innovative technologies and services for anyone seeking or selling accommodations in the online marketplace. The company consists of IBC Hospitality Technologies and MyKey. "
target parent: InnSuites Hospitality Trust
target: IBC Hospitality Technologies
IBC Hospitality Technologies is the leading provider of proprietary software and services. Travelers love the patent-pending loyalty program offering cash back, global e-gift cards and free nights on ivhtravel.com and the app IVHTravel which is “Revolutionary and enhances the travel experience”.
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announced 6/21/2016 via Reuters

Intent Media, will acquire Voyat

synopsis: Intent Media, a privately held company that provides advertising tools for online travel agencies is buying software startup Voyat in a bid to take travel ad dollars from search giants such as Alphabet Inc's Google. Voyat is the technology company powering direct connections between hotels and customers online and on-property.
buyer: Intent Media
Intent Media operates the world’s most powerful platform for advertising on commerce sites. It helps online travel companies unlock their full revenue potential with innovative, high-margin advertising products powered by predictive analytics. "
target: Voyat
Voyat is the technology company powering direct connections between hotels and customers online and on-property to define a new tier in guest loyalty. Using Voyat’s lightweight platform, hotels can achieve true one-to-one relationships with their guest and present offers and guest loyalty rewards.
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closed 9/7/2017 via PR Newswire

ALICE, acquired GoConcierge

synopsis: ALICE, an operations platform that empowers hotels to deliver a better guest experience through consistently excellent service, announced the acquisition of GoConcierge, a leading concierge software platform. GoConcierge is a Web-based task-tracking and database tracking solution for concierges and other hospitality departments.
buyer: ALICE
ALICE has created the first complete communication, cost savings and revenue generation operations platform for hotels, which enhances the guest experience and connects all points within the hotel to simplify guest service - and make it more cost-effective. "
target: GoConcierge
GoConcierge is a Web-based task-tracking and database tracking solution for concierges and other departments including guest services, front desk, shipping and receiving, housekeeping, security and more.
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closed 4/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

True Corporation Public Company Limited, acquired Crave Interactive Ltd.

synopsis: True Corporation, a Thai telecommunications provider, has acquired a majority stake in Crave Interactive, a world leading developer of cloud-based solutions for hotels. Crave offers solutions for food ordering, digital concierge, entertainment and automation via proprietary in-room tablets.
buyer: True Corporation Public Company Limited (SET:TRUE:$5,085.49)
True Corporation is a Thai telecommunications provider. True offers an unrivalled selection of integrated communications services and solutions to private and business customers. They offer fixed-line phone, cable TV, internet, and mobile services. "
target: Crave Interactive Ltd.
Crave Interactive is a world leading developer of cloud-based solutions for hotels. Crave offers solutions for food ordering, digital concierge, entertainment and automation via proprietary in-room tablets. Their Crave Cloud platform allows hotels to easily manage services provided to their guests.
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closed 2/11/2016 via PR Newswire

Stirista, acquired Point Shout

synopsis: Stirista acquires Point Shout, a Belgium-based mobile app platform with interactive map technology. Point Shout wishes to encourage a continuous dialogue between businesses and their customers in order to help businesses adapt, improve customer satisfaction and ultimately become more successful.
buyer: Stirista
Founded in September 2009, Stirista is a digital marketing agency that specializes in B2B and B2C segmentation, email marketing, and display advertising. They love data and want to put it to use. They believe our services can help find new clients, and they’ll do their best to accomplish that. "
target: Point Shout
Point Shout wishes to encourage a continuous dialogue between businesses and their customers in order to help businesses adapt, improve customer satisfaction and ultimately become more successful.
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closed 10/3/2018 via BusinessWire

Stirista, acquired PushWizard

synopsis: Full-service marketing agency Stirista has acquired PushWizard, a push notification service that offers app developers unique monetization options without resorting to UX-breaking ads. Every time PushWizard records a unique mobile ad targeting identifier on a mobile device, the app developer receives a generous cut of the ad-targeting revenue.
buyer: Stirista
Strista is a digital marketing agency that specializes in target audience data, email services, and digital display advertising. Their multi-channel marketing approach gives clients real results for conversions, leads and company growth. "
target: PushWizard
PushWizard is a push notification service that offers app developers unique monetization options without resorting to UX-breaking ads. Every time PushWizard records a unique mobile ad targeting identifier on a mobile device, the app developer receives a generous cut of the ad-targeting revenue.
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closed 2/11/2016 via PR Newswire

Stirista, acquired Point Shout

synopsis: Stirista acquires Point Shout, a Belgium-based mobile app platform with interactive map technology. Point Shout wishes to encourage a continuous dialogue between businesses and their customers in order to help businesses adapt, improve customer satisfaction and ultimately become more successful.
buyer: Stirista
Founded in September 2009, Stirista is a digital marketing agency that specializes in B2B and B2C segmentation, email marketing, and display advertising. They love data and want to put it to use. They believe our services can help find new clients, and they’ll do their best to accomplish that. "
target: Point Shout
Point Shout wishes to encourage a continuous dialogue between businesses and their customers in order to help businesses adapt, improve customer satisfaction and ultimately become more successful.
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announced 5/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

S-UBG Gruppe AG, will acquire Palmer Hargreaves (UK) Limited

synopsis: Jörn Langensiepen, Iris Heilmann and Susanne Hoffmann, who have jointly headed Palmer Hargreaves Germany since 2013, have acquired the Palmer Hargreaves group, together with the investment company S-UBG Gruppe AG. Palmer Hargreaves is an owner-managed agency group for marketing and communication with locations in Germany, England and more.
buyer: S-UBG Gruppe AG
S-UBG Gruppe AG has been the leading provider of venture capital in the region of Aachen, Krefeld and Mönchengladbach (Germany) for 30 years and offer equity financing opportunities to enterprises with a strong growth potential. "
target: Palmer Hargreaves (UK) Limited
Palmer Hargreaves is an owner-managed agency group for marketing and communication. Around 180 employees work at four locations in Germany, England, Russia and China. They combine a wide range of services - strategy, content, creative and digital - with deep industry expertise.
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announced 5/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

E3 S.r.l, will acquire Conversion S.r.l.

synopsis: DigiTouch, a company specialized in cloud marketing and digital transformation, through its subsidiary E3, will acquire the Conversion-Nextmove group, operating in Italy in omnichannel marketing and in the digital interfaces market. The new company name will be ConversionE3, the result of the transfer and subsequent merger into E3.
buyer parent: DigiTouch
buyer: E3 S.r.l
For almost 20 years E3 S.r.l. has supported their customers from the strategic planning phase to the creation and management of innovative and effective digital engagement projects, with particular attention to the opportunities offered by social networks. They are a part of DigiTouch group. "
target: Conversion S.r.l.
Conversion is the first Italian omnichannel agency and together with NextMove their creativity is enriched in technology. Brands rely on its approach, which enhances every single touchpoint of communication in omnichannel projects capable of obtaining a high conversion rate for consumers.
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closed 5/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

Thinkingbox, acquired Antisocial Media Solutions

synopsis: Thinkingbox, a Canadian interactive production studio, has acquired AntiSocial Solutions, a full-service web and digital marketing agency based in Vancouver. AntiSocial Solutions provides a wide range of branding services, including content & advertising strategy, social media marketing, photography, video production, and more.
buyer: Thinkingbox
Thinkingbox is a leading creative and digital production studio based in Vancouver. With expertise in creative design, digital development, VR stories, and experiential campaigns, the studio delivers award-winning work to a roster of global agencies and brands. "
target: Antisocial Media Solutions
AntiSocial Solutions is a full-service web and digital marketing agency based in Vancouver. AntiSocial Solutions provides a wide range of branding services, including content & advertising strategy, social media marketing, photography, video production, website development, consulting, and more.
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closed 4/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

Farmaè, acquired Valnan Communications

synopsis: Farmaè, a health and wellness retailer in Italy, has acquired Valnan, a communications agency in Italy. Valnan combines traditional marketing and communication skills with advanced know-how in the digital field to help their clients better promote their business. The company specializes in digital consulting, digital advertising, and eCommerce.
buyer: Farmaè (BIT:FAR:$33.78)
Farmaè is a health and wellness retailer in Italy. Farmaè offers over 37,000 products in 10 different categories through their stores and websites. The group operates 8 health and wellness stores and 1 beauty store in Italy. Their products include pharmaceuticals, supplements, cosmetics, and more. "
target: Valnan Communications
Valnan is a communications agency in Italy. Valnan combines traditional marketing and communication skills with advanced know-how in the digital field to help their clients better promote their business. The company specializes in digital consulting, digital advertising, digital tech, and eCommerce.
price ($mm)
$1.31
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$2
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$0
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closed 4/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

Impulse Screen Media, acquired iNC Digital Media

synopsis: Impulse Screen Media, a technology company delivering cross screen marketing opportunities for brands, has acquired iNC Digital Media, the essential digital media partner for traditional advertisers. iNC Digital Media creates high performing digital marketing campaigns for their clients.
buyer: Impulse Screen Media
Based in Sydney, Impulse Screen Media (ISM) is a technology company delivering cross screen marketing opportunities for brands. ISM has built a unique technology platform that captures real-time data from television broadcasts, allowing brands and agencies to optimize digital media buying. "
target parent: Here, There & Everywhere
target: iNC Digital Media
Based in Australia, iNC Digital Media is the essential digital media partner for traditional advertisers. They are a team of like-minded marketing professionals specifically available to create high performing digital marketing campaigns for their clients.
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closed 4/6/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Highwire PR, acquired Wonderscript

synopsis: Highwire PR, a modern communications agency with roots in journalism and technology, has acquired Wondscript, a digital communications consultancy. The acquisition of Wonderscript will help Highwire grow its digital offerings by building new services and expanding client engagements.
buyer: Highwire PR
Highwire is a modern public relations agency designed for disruptive companies. Highwire serves the spectrum of technology clients, including enterprise and B2B technology, security, healthcare technology, and frontier technologies like AI, robotics, quantum, and more. "
target: Wonderscript
Wonderscript is a digital communications consultancy. The company provides scalable workshops as well as coaching and guidance sessions to help re-engineer PR and communications teams to use digital to get better results, faster.
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closed 3/31/2020 via BNC Analysis

Publitalia ’80, acquired Beintoo Inc

synopsis: Publitalia ’80, an Italian advertising agency, has acquired Beintoo, an Italian mobile data company operating in the digital advertising and data driven marketing field. Beintoo uses a proprietary SDK that enables them to gather valuable customer insights and create highly profiled mobile advertising campaigns.
buyer parent: FinInvest SpA
buyer: Publitalia ’80
Publitalia ’80 is an Italian advertising agency. Publitalia ’80 creates innovative advertising projects on leading TV channels and networks belonging to the Mediaset Group. Publitalia ’80 helps their clients to reach to 58% of the Italian population through 18 TV channels and networks. "
target: Beintoo Inc
Beintoo is an Italian mobile data company operating in the digital advertising and data driven marketing field. Beintoo uses a proprietary SDK that enables them to gather valuable customer insights and create highly profiled mobile advertising campaigns.
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announced 3/31/2020 via BNC Analysis

Geoff Hardwicke and Todd Blevins, will purchase Marketing Division from Trigger Communications and Design

synopsis: Geoff Hardwicke and Todd Blevins are to acquire the marketing division of Trigger Communications and Design, a Calgary-based advertising and communications agency, from President Larry Bannerman. Geoff Hardwicke and Todd Blevins are the Managing Director and Creative Director of Trigger Communications and Design, respectively.
buyer: Geoff Hardwicke and Todd Blevins
Geoff Hardwicke and Todd Blevins are the Managing Director and Creative Director of Trigger Communications and Design, respectively. They are acquiring the marketing division of Trigger, an advertising and communications agency, from President, Larry Bannerman. They are based in Calgary, AB, Canada."
seller: Trigger Communications and Design
Trigger is a Calgary-based advertising and communications agency. Their marketing division focuses on website design, results-focused integrated marketing campaigns and innovative application development. Their financial communications division is a trusted regulatory reporting partner.
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closed 3/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

PrimeSoft, acquired iGenero

synopsis: PrimeSoft, an IT services firm specializing in product development, has acquired iGenero, a web and digital media agency in India. iGenero designs transformative products that enable businesses to thrive in the modern digital economy. They specialize in mobile and web engineering, content management systems, integrated marketing, and more.
buyer: PrimeSoft
PrimeSoft is an IT services firm specializing in product development. PrimeSoft offers product development, cloud, quality assurance and consulting services to clients from venture funded startups to publicly traded companies in E-Commerce, Healthcare, Networking, Telecom and Banking. "
target: iGenero
iGenero is a web and digital media agency in India. iGenero designs and delivers transformative products that drive change and enable businesses to thrive in the modern digital economy. They specialize in mobile and web engineering, content management systems, integrated marketing, and more.
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closed 3/25/2020 via Company Press Release

MMR Research Worldwide, acquired Together Agency

synopsis: MMR Group, global leaders in consumer and sensory research, have acquired Together, an insights driven creative agency that specializes in branding, digital marketing, social media, communications and packaging design.
buyer: MMR Research Worldwide
MMR Research Worldwide works with the food & drink, household, and personal care categories to help brands reach their potential. They have a sensory approach to branding and strive to uncover the deeper meaning consumers attach to company's brand, pack, and product. "
target: Together Agency
Together is an insights driven creative agency that specializes in branding, digital marketing, social media, communications and packaging design. They also offer expertise in web development, UX/UI design, art direction, copywriting and social strategy.
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$3
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closed 3/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Defiance, acquired The Refinery Haus

synopsis: Defiance Ventures, a venture builder focused on B2B enterprise technology companies, has acquired The Refinery Haus, a leading full-service digital agency that specializes in customer acquisition and experience.
buyer: Defiance
Defiance Ventures is a venture builder focused on B2B enterprise technology companies. It combines capital and early stage investment expertise with real world capabilities spanning marketing, branding, sales, application development, and cloud architecture. "
target: The Refinery Haus
The Refinery Haus is a leading full-service digital agency that specializes in customer acquisition and experience. The Refinery Haus believes that astounding digital experiences deliver better results
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closed 3/24/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Digital Asset Monetary Network, Inc., acquired RegABoost

synopsis: Digital Asset Monetary Network, Inc., a Public Accelerator-Incubator, has acquired a majority stake in TruCrowd Services, LLC (TCS). Operating the RegABoost brand, TCS is a marketing services firm focused on marketing Regulation A+ and Regulation Crowdfunding endeavors for issuers looking to leverage the power of the crowd through the JOBS Act.
buyer: Digital Asset Monetary Network, Inc. (OTCPK:DATI:$0.00)
Digital Asset Monetary Network (DigitalAMN) is a Public Accelerator-Incubator (PAI) that adds niche opportunities to both the microcap and startup communities. As a PAI, DigitalAMN develops and acquires innovations that solve problems through digital platforms and other electronic applications. "
target: RegABoost
TruCrowd Services, owner of the RegABoost brand, is a marketing services agency focused on marketing Regulation A+ (Reg. A+) and Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg. CF) endeavors for issuers looking to leverage the power of the crowd through the JOBS Act.
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closed 3/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

Nihilent Technologies Pvt. Ltd., acquired Hypercollective

synopsis: Nihilent, a global consulting and services company, has acquired Hypercollective, a cross-disciplinary innovations agency based in India. Hypercollective focuses on providing corporates, brands and governments with solutions for communications, strategy, content, design and technology, and data.
buyer: Nihilent Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Nihilent is a global consulting and solutions integration company using a holistic and systems approach to problem solving. Headquartered in Pune India, Nihilent’s executive team has over 350 person-years of experience in international consulting, IT outsourcing and IT services. "
target: Hypercollective
Hypercollective is a cross-disciplinary innovations agency based in India. Hypercollective focuses on providing corporates, brands and governments with solutions for communications, strategy, content, design and technology, and data.
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closed 3/18/2020 via Company Press Release

Ufenau Capital Partners AG, acquired Integr8 media GmbH

synopsis: Ufenau Capital Partners, a privately-owned Swiss Investor Group that advises private investors, family offices, and institutional investors with investments in private equity, has acquired INTEGR8 media GmbH located in Berlin. INTEGR8 is a full-service digital agency, combining strategy, creation, marketing, and technology.
buyer: Ufenau Capital Partners AG
Ufenau Capital Partners is a privately-owned Swiss Investor Group that advises private investors, family offices, and institutional investors with their investments in private equity. The firm invests in the Education & Lifestyle, Business Services, Healthcare, and Financial Services sectors. "
target: Integr8 media GmbH
Berlin-based INTEGR8 is a full-service digital agency for design, technology, and data-driven marketing. The company provides analysis and strategies for market competition, performance analysis, SEO, branding & creative design, web design, digital marketing & campaigning, chatbots, and more.
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announced 3/18/2020 via Reuters

iSYNERGY, will acquire Ocean Nexus Sdn Bhd

synopsis: iSYNERGY, a leading affiliate marketing network and solutions provider based in Australia, will acquire Ocean Nexus, a full-service digital firm in Malaysia. Ocean Nexus provides custom software solutions and digital marketing services to help their clients grow and expand their business. Their services include web development, branding, and more.
buyer: iSYNERGY (ASX:IS3:$5.20)
iSYNERGY is a leading affiliate marketing network and solutions provider based in Australia. iSYNERGY connects advertisers with affiliates via its affiliate marketing platform, to deliver performance-based affiliate marketing solutions that enhance product/brand awareness and drive business leads. "
target: Ocean Nexus Sdn Bhd
Ocean Nexus is a full-service digital firm in Malaysia. Ocean Nexus provides custom software solutions and digital marketing services to help their clients grow and expand their business. Their services include web development, app development, design and branding, and digital marketing.
price ($mm)
$0.15
rev ($mm)
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closed 3/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Hakuhodo, Inc., acquired AdGlobal360 India Private Limited

synopsis: Japan’s second largest advertising company -- Hakuhodo Inc -- has acquired AdGlobal360(AGL). Adglobal360 was ranked as the fastest growing MarTech Company in 2019 by Deloitte. AdGlobal360 is India's Premier Digital Advertising Company serving more than 400 clients, from different parts of the world.
buyer parent: Hakuhodo DY Holdings, Inc.
buyer: Hakuhodo, Inc.
Hakuhodo Inc is an integrated advertising and communication agency headquartered in Japan. It is the core agency of Hakuhodo DY Group, the world’s seventh largest agency company according to Advertising Age’s “Agency Report 2016”. "
target: AdGlobal360 India Private Limited
AdGlobal360 is India's Premier Digital Advertising Company serving more than 400 clients, from different parts of the world, in diverse business verticals like Financial Services, Real Estate, Retail, Education and others.
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closed 3/11/2020 via Company Press Release

Ruby6 merged with Cole Lawson Communications Pty Ltd,

synopsis: Ruby6, a Brisbane based marketing, branding, design, and digital agency, has merged with Cole Lawson, an Australian public relations consultancy specialising in communication strategy, media relations and training, and reputation and crisis management, creating one of Brisbane’s largest, mid-sized integrated agencies.
buyer: Cole Lawson Communications Pty Ltd
Cole Lawson is a Brisbane based public relations consultancy specialising in communication strategy, media relations and training, and reputation and crisis management. The agency works with clients across various sectors, including energy, aviation, construction, healthcare, financial, and more. "
target: Ruby6
Ruby6 is a Brisbane based marketing, branding, design, and digital agency. The group's full service, integrated marketing, and creative team offer brand management, print advertising, point of sale displays, digital services, social media strategy, public relations, content creation, and more.
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closed 3/4/2020 via PR Newswire

Bracken Marketing, acquired The Brite Mind

synopsis: Bracken Marketing, a company that combines traditional marketing tactics with leading-edge digital sales and marketing techniques, has acquired The Brite Mind, a hands-on digital marketing agency, focused on helping businesses to scale their digital marketing efforts with actionable data-centric insights.
buyer: Bracken Marketing
Founded in 2016, Bracken Marketing combines traditional marketing tactics with leading-edge digital sales and marketing techniques to generate mass awareness and sales leads for clients across the U.S. and Europe. "
target: The Brite Mind
The Brite Mind is a hands-on digital marketing agency, focused on helping businesses to scale their digital marketing efforts with actionable data-centric insights. They offer a number of services including PPC Account Audits, Account Optimization and Management, Audience Testing, and more.
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closed 3/3/2020 via BusinessWire

Merge World, acquired sandbox Group LLC

synopsis: MERGE, a premium creative technology agency, has acquired the Sandbox Group, a leading independent, full-service, strategic, and digital agency. The partnership of MERGE and Sandbox balances brand building and demand building marketing capabilities while simultaneously elevating brands and driving business growth.
buyer parent: Keystone Capital
buyer: Merge World
MERGE a premium creative technology agency whose capabilities include business & digital strategy, marketing execution, analytics, experience design, and more. MERGE delivers customer engagement solutions across market sectors with specific expertise in healthcare and financial services "
target: sandbox Group LLC
Sandbox is a leading independent, full-service agency that helps companies accelerate growth and drive business transformation. Sandbox has an impressive client roster which includes Abbott Diabetes, American Express, Boston Scientific, Sprint, and LG, among others.
price ($mm)
$33
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announced 2/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Brainlabs, will acquire Hanapin Marketing

synopsis: UK-based Brainlabs, a digital marketing agency and Pay-Per-Click (PPC) technology provider, is to acquire US-based Hanapin, a premiere digital marketing agency focused exclusively on PPC (pay-per-click) marketing.
buyer: Brainlabs
UK-based Brainlabs is a digital marketing agency and Pay-Per-Click (PPC) technology provider. Using data and automation, Brainlabs drives growth for clients in paid search, programmatic, paid social, Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO), and analytics. "
target: Hanapin Marketing
Hanapin Marketing is a premiere digital marketing agency focused exclusively on PPC (pay-per-click) marketing. The company manages and optimizes paid search programs in areas including search marketing, conversion rate optimization, lead generation, remarketing, programmatic and display marketing.
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