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closed 6/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

The Marketing Group Plc, acquired Creative Insurgence

synopsis: The Marketing Group plc, an acquisition vehicle with the purpose of gathering successful marketing businesses under one roof, has acquired Creative Insurgence. Creative Insurgence, based in Singapore, is a marketing agency specializing in lifestyle marketing with some of the region’s biggest brands and groups.
buyer: The Marketing Group Plc (OM:TMG:$32.91)
A world leader in the field of innovative marketing, The Marketing Group plc allows global brands to reach their target audience. With a presence and client portfolio across the USA, Europe, Asia, and Australia, The Marketing Group Plc is strategically positioned as a global leader. "
target: Creative Insurgence
Creative Insurgence, based in Singapore, is a marketing agency specializing in lifestyle marketing with some of the region’s biggest brands and groups including Ministry of Sound, the Pangaea Group and the Massive Collective outlets.
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announced 1/12/2018 via Company Press Release

Aaghir Yadav, will acquire Creative Insurgence

synopsis: Aaghir Yadav, the co-founder of Creative Insurgence, has agreed to buy back the business from The Marketing Group plc, a global full-service marketing network. Creative Insurgence is a marketing agency specializing in lifestyle marketing.
buyer: Aaghir Yadav
Aaghir Yadav is the Co-Founder of Creative Insurgence, a marketing agency that specializes in lifestyle marketing. "
target parent: The Marketing Group Plc
target: Creative Insurgence
Creative Insurgence, based in Singapore, is a marketing agency specializing in lifestyle marketing with some of the region’s biggest brands and groups including Ministry of Sound, the Pangaea Group and the Massive Collective outlets.
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closed 8/8/2018 via BNC Analysis

MMGY Global, Inc, acquired Grifco PR

synopsis: Travel and hospitality marketing firm MMGY Global has acquired Grifco PR and its sister agency, Ophir PR. Grifco PR and Ophir PR are public relations firms in the the travel and hospitality industry, as well as the lifestyle industry.
buyer: MMGY Global, Inc
MMGY Global is an integrated marketing firm focused on the needs of the travel, hospitality and entertainment industries. They help travel companies grow revenue by motivating their customers. "
target: Grifco PR
Based in the UK, Grifco is a leading public relations firm specializing in international luxury travel and lifestyle. They provide a professional media relations and media strategy service. Ophir PR is a boutique PR, communications and media relations agency in hotel, travel and tourism.
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closed 8/9/2017 via PR Web

6S Marketing, acquired Motive Communications

synopsis: Digital agency 6S Marketing has acquired social media agency Motive Communications. Motive’s founder, Mitchell Fawcett, joins the 6S Marketing team as VP Partnerships & Social Strategy. With this acquisition, 6S will now offer an advanced suite of social media services, rounding out a comprehensive digital marketing offering.
buyer: 6S Marketing
6S Marketing is a leading digital agency in New York, Vancouver, and Toronto that transforms businesses for the digital age. 6S focuses on emergent tactics such as marketing automation, social media and content strategy, online media buying, programmatic advertising, and multi-lingual campaigns. "
target: Motive Communications
Motive Communications, based in Vancouver, BC, offers social media services to clients in a wide array of industries including tourism, hospitality, fashion, beauty, health, and education. The agency operates with a team of contractors based locally, as well as in Toronto, New York, and Seattle.
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closed 8/15/2018 via Company Press Release

Miles Partnership, acquired Odyssey Storyworks

synopsis: Miles Partnership, a leading tourism marketing consultancy, has acquired Odyssey Storyworks, a digital storytelling and content marketing agency. Odyssey Storyworks specializes in social-first content creation and amplification for travel, entertainment and lifestyle brands.
buyer: Miles Partnership
Miles Partnership markets destinations and hospitality businesses by working with state tourism offices, convention & visitors bureaus, hotels and other organizations in the tourism industry to create forward thinking online, mobile, email and print content marketing solutions. "
target: Odyssey Storyworks
Odyssey Storyworks is a digital storytelling and content marketing agency that specializes in social-first content creation and amplification for travel, entertainment and lifestyle brands. Odyssey provides content marketing and storytelling services to over 25 national tourism brands.
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closed 7/16/2018 via BNC Analysis

Triboo Digitale, acquired East Media s.r.l.

synopsis: Triboo SpA, active in the e-commerce and digital advertising sector, announces that it has finalized, through its subsidiary Triboo Digitale Srl, the acquisition of a 51% stake in the share capital of East Media s.r.l. ("East Media"), an Italian company specializing in digital marketing in China, South Korea and Russia.
buyer parent: Triboo S.p.A.
buyer: Triboo Digitale (BIT:TB:$37.36)
Triboo Digitale provides fully outsourced tailor-made end-to-end e-commerce solutions for retail brands. They maximize online and mobile sales implementing and managing their customers e-commerce activities. "
target: East Media s.r.l.
East Media is an Italian company specializing in digital marketing in China, South Korea, and Russia. The services provided by East Media are based on an expertise in interpreting the local scenario, designing targeted marketing and communication strategies and managing reference platforms.
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closed 2/15/2017 via Reuters

Giglio Group S.p.A., acquired E-volve Group

synopsis: Giglio Group has acquired E-volve Group, an e-commerce service provider that manages the online shops of fashion brands. E-volve creates e-commerce websites that are completely customized to match every detail of a brand's identity.
buyer: Giglio Group S.p.A. (BIT:GGTV:$43.22)
Giglio Group is an e-commerce and TV media company. They are a leader in the radio television sector, broadcasting in 46 countries, 5 continents and in six languages through their own television channels. Their e-commerce division is the largest online Italian B2B fashion distributor. "
target: E-volve Group
E-volve Group manages over 25 online stores for international fashion brands. Their ecommerce websites are completely customized to match every detail of a brand's identity. Their web analysts provide clients with full real time support and data for their business development.
price ($mm)
$5.75
rev ($mm)
$52
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0.1x
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closed 12/5/2016 via Company Press Release

Spokes Marketing merged with Strategic Factory,

synopsis: Strategic Factory, a cross-media marketing company, announces a strategic merger with Spokes Marketing, an ad agency specializing in digital marketing for small and medium-sized businesses since 2006.
buyer: Strategic Factory
Strategic Factory encourages collaboration between strategy and creativity to deliver powerful, cohesive and innovative campaigns. Services include marketing, graphic design, printing, mailing, signage, promotional products, and customized apparel. "
target: Spokes Marketing
Spokes Marketing is an ad agency specializing in digital marketing for small and medium-sized businesses since 2006. Spokes helps clients grow their businesses by generating leads.
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closed 8/9/2016 via BusinessWire

Gannett Co., Inc., acquired ReachLocal, Inc.

synopsis: Gannett Co., Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of ReachLocal, Inc. ReachLocal, a leader in powering online marketing, helps local businesses grow and operate their business better with leading technology and expert service providing digital lead generation, advertising, marketing, web presence and other digital solutions.
buyer: Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI:$3,405.67)
Gannett Co., Inc. is a next-generation media company committed to strengthening communities across their network. Through trusted, compelling content and unmatched local-to-national reach, Gannett touches the lives of more than 100 million people monthly. "
target: ReachLocal, Inc. (RLOC:$344.43)
ReachLocal, a leader in powering online marketing, helps local businesses grow and operate their business better with leading technology and expert service providing digital lead generation, advertising, marketing, web presence and other digital solutions.
price ($mm)[EV]
$139 [$157]
rev ($mm)
$362
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.4x
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closed 5/19/2016 via BNC Analysis

Sovendus GmbH, acquired RMD Regional Marketing Germany GmbH

synopsis: Sovendus GmbH, operator of a leading European network of online shops has acquired 100% of the online marketing company, RMD Regional Marketing Germany GmbH. RMD offers an innovative technology that are able to manage online regional offers, to apply to more than 150 national affiliates.
buyer: Sovendus GmbH
Sovendus GmbH has operated a successful network of over 600 online shops. Each month they offer more than 1.7 million online shoppers attractive deals and help provide a positive shopping experience. "
target: RMD Regional Marketing Germany GmbH
The RMD offers an innovative technology that are able to manage online regional offers, to apply to more than 150 national affiliates. The unusual is that despite over regional scope only attract customers within different regions.
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closed 3/9/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Web.com, Inc., acquired Yodle, Inc.

synopsis: Web.com Group, Inc., a leading provider of Internet services and online marketing solutions for small businesses, announced it has completed the acquisition of Yodle, a leader in local digital marketing. Yodle is a leading provider of cloud based local marketing solutions for small businesses.
buyer: Web.com, Inc. (NasdaqGS:WEB:$750.88)
Web.com Group, Inc. provides a full range of Internet services to small businesses to help them compete and succeed online. Web.com meets the needs of small businesses anywhere along their lifecycle with affordable, subscription-based solutions. "
target: Yodle, Inc.
Yodle is a leading provider of cloud based local marketing solutions for small businesses with approximately 1,400 employees and over $200 million in annual revenue. They serve approximately 58,000 subscribers at an average revenue per user (ARPU) of approximately $300 per month.
price ($mm)
$342
rev ($mm)
$208
EBITDA ($mm)
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1.6x
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closed 1/20/2016 via PR Web

ClearLink, acquired buyCalls

synopsis: ClearLink, a Utah-based digital marketing and sales company, has acquired buyCalls, an award-winning national advertising agency specializing in high-quality lead generation, lead brokering, and national and local marketing support for its clients.
buyer: ClearLink
Clearlink is a digital marketing and sales company that partners with the world's leading brands to extend their reach, drive valuable transactions, and deepen consumer insight. Clearlink employs more than 1,300 sales, marketing, and technology professionals. "
target: buyCalls
Based in Southern Pines, NC, buyCalls is a marketing agency specializing in lead generation and digital marketing for leading home services brands.
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closed 7/30/2015 via PR Newswire

Wunderman, acquired ABS Creative

synopsis: Wunderman Health has taken a majority stake in ABS Creative, a full-service agency that combines data, medical expertise, creativity, technology and tactical intelligence to develop impactful communication strategies and campaigns for clients in the healthcare industry.
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: ABS Creative
What started out as a web agency in 1999 has grown to become a full-service organization that mixes medical expertise, creativity, technology and tactical intelligence to spark up the impact of healthcare and wellness communication strategies and tactics.
price ($mm)
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$3
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0.0x
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closed 6/15/2015 via Market Wire

PFSweb, Inc., acquired MODA

synopsis: PFSweb, Inc., a global provider of end-to-end eCommerce solutions, has completed the acquisition of MODA, an eCommerce system integrator and consultancy. Based in London, MODA is an eCommerce solutions provider creating unique digital experiences for fashion brands and retailers.
buyer: PFSweb, Inc. (PFSW:$250.40)
PFSweb, Inc. is a global provider of end-to-end eCommerce solutions including digital agency and marketing services, technology development services, business process outsourcing services and a complete omni-channel technology ecosystem. "
target: MODA
MODA is a digital agency based in London specialising in innovative strategies and Ecommerce solutions for the fashion, lifestyle & luxury industries. The company was founded in 2010 with the core belief that fashion retail is unique and therefore requires a forward thinking approach to Ecommerce.
price ($mm)
$1.25
rev ($mm)
$3
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1.1x
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closed 9/23/2014 via Market Wire

PFSweb, Inc., acquired LiveAreaLabs

synopsis: PFSweb, Inc., a global provider of end-to-end eCommerce solutions, has completed the acquisition of LiveAreaLabs, a digital creative agency and eCommerce systems integrator. LiveAreaLabs delivers eCommerce implementations, apps, and digital campaigns for some of the most respected brands in the fashion, beauty and active lifestyle industries.
buyer: PFSweb, Inc. (PFSW:$250.40)
PFSweb is a global provider of end-to-end eCommerce solutions including digital agency and marketing services, technology development services, business process outsourcing services and a complete omni-channel technology ecosystem. "
target: LiveAreaLabs
LiveAreaLabs is a digital retail agency. They specialize in translating the unique essence of brands into gratifying digital experiences that connect emotionally, drive satisfied interactions, and create brand ambassadors.
price ($mm)
$4.55
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closed 6/27/2014 via Market Wire

The Search Agency, acquired MoFuse, Inc.

synopsis: The Search Agency, a global online marketing firm and one of the largest independent U.S. search marketing agencies, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of MoFuse, the leader in mobile web solutions for small and local businesses.
buyer: The Search Agency
The Search Agency is a global online marketing firm that combines high-tech and high-touch strategies to help clients engage their customers online and measure ROI. Services include Paid Search, SEO, Landing Page Optimization, Display Media, Social Media and Comparison Shopping Management. "
target: MoFuse, Inc.
MoFuse is the leader in Mobile Web Solutions for small and medium businesses. Their mission is to make every business a mobile success story by getting them a mobile presence and helping them to grow their business through mobile marketing.
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closed 10/30/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness, acquired Heartbeat Ideas

synopsis: Publicis Groupe announced that Heartbeat Ideas, one of the largest and most highly regarded digital agencies in the healthcare communications space, has joined the Saatchi & Saatchi Health entities in the U.S. to form a wholly new market player with unmatched strength and depth.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness
Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness is a fully integrated wellness agency. The agency provides a full-range of marketing solutions including advertising, digital, direct promotion and social marketing strategies. Saatchi & Saatchi Health Communications and Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness operate as one entity. "
target: Heartbeat Ideas
Heartbeat Ideas is a pure interactive agency, built from the ground up to help clients prosper in the digital age. They design distinctive brand assets and websites that engages their clients' core constituents and trigger viral media, track blogs and construct eCRM programs.
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closed 3/5/2013 via PR Newswire

World Assurance Group, Inc., acquired Cellad, Inc.

synopsis: World Assurance Group has acquired Cellad, Inc., a development stage company operating in the newly significant and rapidly growing global "mobile advertising" industry. Cellad is an advertising platform that allows advertisers and brands to deliver high definition, full screen adverts, coupons and click-through offers to subscribers.
buyer: World Assurance Group, Inc. (WDAS:$0.00)
World Assurance Group Inc. is a holding company that currently operates through its wholly owned subsidiaries. It is publicly traded on the Pink Sheets with the symbol WDAS. "
target: Cellad, Inc.
Cellad is a digital media company with a revolutionary advertising platform that allows advertisers and brands to deliver high definition, full screen adverts, coupons, and click-through offers to subscribers every time that subscriber receives an inbound call or text message on their smartphone.
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closed 5/28/2013 via PR Newswire

Refinery29, acquired Socialbomb Inc.

synopsis: Refinery29, the leading lifestyle platform for inspiration on how to live a more stylish and creative life, announced the acquisition of Brooklyn based creative technology studio Socialbomb. The executive team of Socialbomb will assume senior leadership positions in product and technology, accelerating Refinery29's mobile and social initiatives.
buyer: Refinery29
Refinery29, the largest independent fashion and style website in the United States, is a lifestyle platform that delivers nonstop inspiration to live a more stylish and creative life. "
target: Socialbomb Inc.
Socialbomb helps developers and creatives build innovative apps for social platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and the iPhone. Socialbomb also provides a web-based administration and analytics suite to manage and measure the apps running on each platform.
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closed 3/31/2021 via PR Newswire

GroundTruth, acquired Adverator, Inc.

synopsis: GroundTruth, the leading location-based marketing & advertising technology company, has acquired Addy, a leading online local advertising store. The addition of Addy allows GroundTruth to offer small businesses seamless access to marketing solutions that drive important business outcomes such as visits to their locations.
buyer: GroundTruth
GroundTruth is the leading location-based marketing and advertising technology company. GroundTruth delivers a unique data set called "visitation data," which allows brands, agencies, small-to-medium-sized businesses, and non-profits to drive high-performing business outcomes (ROI). "
target: Adverator, Inc.
Addy offers a complete mix of local advertising options, including print, out-of-home, television, direct mail, and creative services. Local marketers buy and place their ads within an intuitive, familiar eCommerce environment on their computer, tablet, or smartphone.
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announced 1/12/2018 via Company Press Release

Aaghir Yadav, will acquire Creative Insurgence

synopsis: Aaghir Yadav, the co-founder of Creative Insurgence, has agreed to buy back the business from The Marketing Group plc, a global full-service marketing network. Creative Insurgence is a marketing agency specializing in lifestyle marketing.
buyer: Aaghir Yadav
Aaghir Yadav is the Co-Founder of Creative Insurgence, a marketing agency that specializes in lifestyle marketing. "
target parent: The Marketing Group Plc
target: Creative Insurgence
Creative Insurgence, based in Singapore, is a marketing agency specializing in lifestyle marketing with some of the region’s biggest brands and groups including Ministry of Sound, the Pangaea Group and the Massive Collective outlets.
price ($mm)
$0.42
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closed 6/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

The Marketing Group Plc, acquired Creative Insurgence

synopsis: The Marketing Group plc, an acquisition vehicle with the purpose of gathering successful marketing businesses under one roof, has acquired Creative Insurgence. Creative Insurgence, based in Singapore, is a marketing agency specializing in lifestyle marketing with some of the region’s biggest brands and groups.
buyer: The Marketing Group Plc (OM:TMG:$32.91)
A world leader in the field of innovative marketing, The Marketing Group plc allows global brands to reach their target audience. With a presence and client portfolio across the USA, Europe, Asia, and Australia, The Marketing Group Plc is strategically positioned as a global leader. "
target: Creative Insurgence
Creative Insurgence, based in Singapore, is a marketing agency specializing in lifestyle marketing with some of the region’s biggest brands and groups including Ministry of Sound, the Pangaea Group and the Massive Collective outlets.
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announced 1/12/2018 via Company Press Release

Aaghir Yadav, will acquire Creative Insurgence

synopsis: Aaghir Yadav, the co-founder of Creative Insurgence, has agreed to buy back the business from The Marketing Group plc, a global full-service marketing network. Creative Insurgence is a marketing agency specializing in lifestyle marketing.
buyer: Aaghir Yadav
Aaghir Yadav is the Co-Founder of Creative Insurgence, a marketing agency that specializes in lifestyle marketing. "
target parent: The Marketing Group Plc
target: Creative Insurgence
Creative Insurgence, based in Singapore, is a marketing agency specializing in lifestyle marketing with some of the region’s biggest brands and groups including Ministry of Sound, the Pangaea Group and the Massive Collective outlets.
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closed 11/30/2017 via BusinessWire

Ranieri, acquired wildcard communications GmbH

synopsis: Ranieri Communications, the technology and lifestyle communications agency of The Marketing Group plc, announced the acquisition of German communications specialist, wildcard communications GmbH. Founded in Germany in 2008, wildcard is primarily focused on PR, social media and influencer campaigns.
buyer parent: The Marketing Group Plc
buyer: Ranieri
Ranieri has been at the forefront of consumer tech and lifestyle communications since 2002. Based in London, they specialise in media relations, social media management, influencer campaigns and content creation for some of the world’s leading consumer tech and challenger brands. "
target: wildcard communications GmbH
Wildcard Communications is an integrated full-service communications agency based in Germany. Their services include PR, Social Media, Influencer Relations & Marketing, Product Development, Marketing and Advertising Campaigns.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$2
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closed 5/11/2017 via Company Press Release

Ranieri, acquired Reflexion Publique

synopsis: Ranieri Public Relations Limited, a consumer technology and lifestyle communications agency, has acquired French technology PR specialist, Reflexion Publique. Reflexion Publique offers a wide range of services including Press Relations, Public Relations, Events, Social Networks, Content Creation and more.
buyer parent: The Marketing Group Plc
buyer: Ranieri
Established in 2002, Ranieri is a communications consultancy with a focus on consumer technology. Their international network of PR partners enables them to provide fully integrated campaigns in a number of countries. They are based in the UK. "
target: Reflexion Publique
Réflexion Publique is a communication agency that offers a wide range of services including Press Relations, Public Relations, Events, Social Networks, Content Creation and more. They are based in France.
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closed 2/15/2017 via Company Press Release

Channelzero, acquired The Content Agency

synopsis: The Marketing Group, the world’s first digital marketing and advertising agglomeration, announces that Channelzero, its wholly-owned Australian creative branding subsidiary, has completed the acquisition of The Content Agency Pty Ltd, a provider of premium video content and content strategies based in Sydney, Australia.
buyer parent: The Marketing Group Plc
buyer: Channelzero
Channelzero is a creative brand agency that provides high-level strategic thinking and creativity to global brands. "
target: The Content Agency
The Content Agency specialises in video content to engage and build an audience. The Content Agency will create, produce and distribute video content for brands and report back on who’s been watching, when and where.
price ($mm)
$0.12
rev ($mm)
$0
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$0
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0.5x
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3.7x
closed 11/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

Wilkin Marketing, acquired Dae Advertising, Inc.

synopsis: The Marketing Group Plc, the world’s leading digital marketing and advertising agglomeration, announces that its US multi-media marketing and design subsidiary, Wilkin Marketing has acquired DAE Advertising, Inc. DAE Advertising, Inc. provides a range of advertising and marketing services.
buyer parent: The Marketing Group Plc
buyer: Wilkin Marketing
Wilkin Marketing is an innovative, technology driven marketing firm. They specialize in direct and database marketing products and services for everyone, including: the Gaming, Retail, Travel, & Hospitality industries. "
target: Dae Advertising, Inc.
DAE Advertising, Inc. provides a range of advertising and marketing services including strategic planning, creative development, media planning, online marketing, website development and event management services. Clients include leading brands such as Cathy Pacific Airways and Charles Schwab & Co.
price ($mm)
$6.03
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
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0.9x
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3.7x
closed 9/26/2016 via BusinessWire

The Marketing Group Plc, acquired TDA Group

synopsis: The Marketing Group Plc, the world’s leading digital marketing and advertising agglomeration, announces the strategic acquisition of TDA Group and Addiction Advertising, strengthening its digital marketing and advertising capabilities in the US and Singapore.
buyer: The Marketing Group Plc (OM:TMG:$32.91)
The Marketing Group is a true 360 digital agency. Instead of trying to create a business that has only one real specialism, they aim to provide the full spectrum of services. They utilise revolutionary product silos with market leading talent to provide real specialism in all marketing services. "
target parent: Cyber Media (India) Limited
target: TDA Group
TDA Group is Silicon Valley’s premier B2B content marketing agency for high tech. TDA plans, creates, and manages content marketing programs that help maximize the return on marketing investments—and accelerate sales.
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closed 8/22/2016 via BusinessWire

The Marketing Group Plc, acquired Vodrum Ltd.

synopsis: THE MARKETING GROUP PLC, a 360 digital company, announces the strategic acquisition of Vodrum Ltd and its subsidiary businesses in a move designed to further bolster the overall expertise of the group in key markets. Vodrum subsidiary companies include: The Brand Theatre, Channel Zero, Ranieri, and Slingshot Sponsorship.
buyer: The Marketing Group Plc (OM:TMG:$32.91)
The Marketing Group is a true 360 digital agency. Instead of trying to create a business that has only one real specialism, they aim to provide the full spectrum of services. They utilise revolutionary product silos with market leading talent to provide real specialism in all marketing services. "
target: Vodrum Ltd.
Vodrum Ltd is a branding company that consists of four subsidiary companies: The Brand Theatre, Channel Zero, Ranieri, and Slingshot Sponsorship. These companies focus on branding in unique and creative ways.
price ($mm)
$16
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$1
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17.6x
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closed 7/27/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Nice & Polite, acquired VOQS Limited

synopsis: Nice & Polite, the creative content agency of The Marketing Group, announced the acquisition of VOQS Limited, a website strategic consulting agency. VOQS specialises in providing strategic counsel to website development and has a presence in London, Cyprus and Sri Lanka. VOQS has helped some of the UK's biggest brands succeed in the online space.
buyer parent: The Marketing Group Plc
buyer: Nice & Polite
Nice & Polite is a creative content agency founded in 2011. Right from the get go, it has been a well-respected competitor in this particular field, achieving a fair level of success. It provides full in-house service production from anything film or TV related all the way to album artworks. "
target: VOQS Limited
VOQS specialises in providing strategic counsel to website development and has a presence in London, Cyprus and Sri Lanka. Over the years, it has established solid relationships with some of the UK’s biggest brands - helping them to succeed in the online space and profit considerably as a result.
price ($mm)
$0.26
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$0
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1.4x
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closed 7/27/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Nice & Polite, acquired Digital Virtue Ltd.

synopsis: Nice & Polite, the creative content agency of The Marketing Group, announced the strategic acquisition of Digital Virtue, a social media agency. Digital Virtue has delivered over 700 successful projects and developed its own Content Management System (CMS). The CMS allows immersive, media rich content to be pushed to screens anywhere in the world.
buyer parent: The Marketing Group Plc
buyer: Nice & Polite
Nice & Polite is a creative content agency founded in 2011. Right from the get go, it has been a well-respected competitor in this particular field, achieving a fair level of success. It provides full in-house service production from anything film or TV related all the way to album artworks. "
target: Digital Virtue Ltd.
Digital Virtue was founded in 2002 to bring high quality, bespoke, web solutions which had previously only been available to blue chip clients, to a wider SME audience. To date Digital Virtue has delivered over 700 successful projects and has developed its own Content Management System.
price ($mm)
$0.15
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$0
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closed 7/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

The Marketing Group Plc, acquired Ulysses

synopsis: The Marketing Group plc announces the strategic acquisition of Ulysses Ltd and its subsidiary businesses Wilkin Marketing (promotional marketing) and Skye (multimedia training solutions). Ulysses Ltd consists of two other subsidiary businesses – Marker Metro, which brings unparalleled technology skills and Clickverta, an inbound marketing agency.
buyer: The Marketing Group Plc (OM:TMG:$32.91)
A world leader in the field of innovative marketing, The Marketing Group plc allows global brands to reach their target audience. With a presence and client portfolio across the USA, Europe, Asia, and Australia, The Marketing Group Plc is strategically positioned as a global leader. "
target: Ulysses
Ulysses Ltd is parent company to Wilkin Marketing(promotional marketing), Skye (multimedia training solutions), Marker Metro and Clickverta. Marker Metro brings unparalleled technology skills and a stake in the massive mobile app and branded gaming space. Clickverta is an inbound marketing agency .
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
2.4x
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13.7x
closed 6/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

The Marketing Group Plc, acquired One9Ninety

synopsis: The Marketing Group plc, an acquisition vehicle with the purpose of gathering successful marketing businesses under one roof, has acquired One9Ninety. One9Ninety, based in Singapore, specializes in marketing brands on the social web, recommend, develop and execute social and digital media strategies.
buyer: The Marketing Group Plc (OM:TMG:$32.91)
A world leader in the field of innovative marketing, The Marketing Group plc allows global brands to reach their target audience and communicate their message through true expert resources. "
target: One9Ninety
One9Ninety, based in Singapore, specializes in marketing brands on the social web, recommend, develop and execute social and digital media strategies. The team has an intense focus on business objectives to deliver brand equity, sales and loyalty.
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closed 6/15/2016 via Company Press Release

The Marketing Group Plc, acquired Black Marketing

synopsis: The Marketing Group plc, an acquisition vehicle with the purpose of gathering successful marketing businesses under one roof, has acquired Black Marketing. Black Marketing, based in Singapore, is a premium, personalised, boutique B2B marketing consultancy that was established in 2014.
buyer: The Marketing Group Plc (OM:TMG:$32.91)
A world leader in the field of innovative marketing, The Marketing Group plc allows global brands to reach their target audience and communicate their message through true expert resources. "
target: Black Marketing
Black Marketing, based in Singapore, is a premium, personalised, boutique B2B marketing consultancy that was established in 2014.The company specializes in social media marketing through LinkedIn and creates value to businesses by enhancing personal brand on LinkedIn.
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closed 6/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

The Marketing Group Plc, acquired Nice & Polite

synopsis: The Marketing Group plc, an acquisition vehicle with the purpose of gathering successful marketing businesses under one roof, has acquired Nice & Polite. Nice & Polite is a creative content agency based in the UK. Right from the get go, it has been a well-respected competitor in this particular field, achieving a fair level of success.
buyer: The Marketing Group Plc (OM:TMG:$32.91)
A world leader in the field of innovative marketing, The Marketing Group plc allows global brands to reach their target audience and communicate their message through true expert resources. "
target: Nice & Polite
Nice & Polite, based in the UK, is a creative content agency. Right from the get go, it has been a well-respected competitor in this particular field, achieving a fair level of success. It provides full in-house service production from anything film or TV related all the way to album artworks.
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closed 6/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

The Marketing Group Plc, acquired Creative Insurgence

synopsis: The Marketing Group plc, an acquisition vehicle with the purpose of gathering successful marketing businesses under one roof, has acquired Creative Insurgence. Creative Insurgence, based in Singapore, is a marketing agency specializing in lifestyle marketing with some of the region’s biggest brands and groups.
buyer: The Marketing Group Plc (OM:TMG:$32.91)
A world leader in the field of innovative marketing, The Marketing Group plc allows global brands to reach their target audience. With a presence and client portfolio across the USA, Europe, Asia, and Australia, The Marketing Group Plc is strategically positioned as a global leader. "
target: Creative Insurgence
Creative Insurgence, based in Singapore, is a marketing agency specializing in lifestyle marketing with some of the region’s biggest brands and groups including Ministry of Sound, the Pangaea Group and the Massive Collective outlets.
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closed 6/9/2021 via PR Web

Mainspire merged with The Enablement Group,

synopsis: The Enablement Group (TEG), a sales enablement content agency and consultancy, and Mainspire Marketing, a global full-service marketing agency, have merged operations under the name “The Enablement Group” to better serve the needs of corporate sales, marketing, and HR teams.
buyer: The Enablement Group
The Enablement Group (TEG) is a marketing and sales enablement content agency that delivers experiences fostering greater engagement and message retention, ultimately driving revenue and performance improvement. "
target: Mainspire
Mainspire is a full-service global consulting and marketing agency focused on the most innovative technologies driving the future. Mainspire develops and implements solid business marketing strategies that help companies grow and improve the world.
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closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Beattie Communications Group Ltd., acquired Beattie Communications Group Ltd.

synopsis: Beattie Communications' CEO, Laurna Woods, has acquired the company in a management buyout. Beattie is the UK’s No 1 integrated communications agency, competing with digital, social, creative, advertising and PR shops. They provide inspired communications and marketing services to some of the world's largest companies.
buyer: Beattie Communications Group Ltd.
Beattie is the UK’s No 1 integrated communications agency, competing with digital, social, creative, advertising and PR shops. They de-stress the lives of clients by demystifying communications to make it simple, deciphering strategy to make it transformational and debunking delivery to boost ROI. "
target: Beattie Communications Group Ltd.
Beattie is the UK’s No 1 integrated communications agency, competing with digital, social, creative, advertising and PR shops. They de-stress the lives of clients by demystifying communications to make it simple, deciphering strategy to make it transformational and debunking delivery to boost ROI.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Moacon Ventures GmbH, acquired Devexgo GmbH

synopsis: Moacon Ventures GmbH, a German investment company, has acquired DEVEXGO GmbH, a German marketing company. With the acquisition, DEVEXGO will begin offering its customers an all-round carefree package in order to reach different target groups from the B2B and B2C environment with different media.
buyer: Moacon Ventures GmbH
Moacon Ventures GmbH is a German investment company comprised of online and offline start-ups from the consumer and marketing sectors. Moacon supports its portfolio companies at every point in their journey, from the idea to long-term market success. "
target: Devexgo GmbH
DEVEXGO is a German marketing company that specializes in cooperation marketing. DEVEXGO offers high-quality couponing in parcel or media supplements, Point-of-Sale and special postal advertising formats, and individual display campaigns on all known platforms.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

ADLPerformance, acquired Pschhh

synopsis: ADLPerformance has acquired a company in the communication and marketing sector: Pschhh, a strategic planning and creation agency. Pschhh's aim is to create strong relationships between brands and consumers through brand content that generates added value for the end customer.
buyer: ADLPerformance (ENXTPA:ALP:$162.34)
For more than 48 years, ADLPerformance has supported large account clients on their marketing issues. Supported by more than 500 employees, their group is a major player in cross-channel marketing in Europe. They are also present in France, Spain and Portugal. "
target: Pschhh
Based in France, Pschhh is an independent and bubbly communications consulting agency. The agency's aim is to create strong relationships between brands and consumers through brand content that generates added value for the end customer.
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closed 9/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

MESH, LLC, acquired Converge Marketing LLC

synopsis: Baton Rouge agency Mesh continues to expand its footprint in the southern part of the US. The firm is acquiring New Orleans-based agency Converge Marketing and bringing on the firm’s founder, Matt Preuett as Agency Director, New Orleans. Converge Marketing provides expert marketing campaign strategy, project management, and more.
buyer: MESH, LLC
MESH exists to create connections and loyalty to brands. They are an independent, award-winning creative and strategic agency with over 15 years of success. They work with clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to startups, who are willing to invest in their brand. "
target: Converge Marketing LLC
New Orleans-based agency Converge Marketing was founded by Matt Preuett in 2016. Converge Marketing of Louisiana provides expert marketing campaign strategy, project management, content creation and reputation building services for growing and established businesses.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

New School, LLC merged with Ignite Advertising, LLC,

synopsis: New School, a marketing and advertising agency in Muskegon, merged with IGNITE, a branding and marketing company also located in Muskegon, MI. New School is a one-stop marketing shop for small to medium sized businesses that provides traditional and digital marketing services.
buyer: Ignite Advertising, LLC
IGNITE is an ad agency that works with businesses of all sizes, at their pace. They don't push large marketing budgets. IGNITE comes up with creative and compelling marketing materials to over time to help businesses grow. IGNITE is based in Muskegon, MI. "
target: New School, LLC
New School is a one-stop marketing shop for small to medium sized businesses of any kind in the Muskegon, MI area looking to grow industry presence and increase sales. Services include: marketing (traditional and digital), web design, video production, graphic design, print design, and more.
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closed 8/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

WPP AUNZ Limited, acquired Meerkats

synopsis: WPP AUNZ, the leading creative transformation agency in Australia, New Zealand and Asia, has acquired Western Australian-based digital and creative business solutions company Meerkats. Meerkats specializes in branding, planning, marketing and creativity.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: WPP AUNZ Limited (ASX:SGN:$605.03)
WPP AUNZ is the leading creative transformation agency in Australia, New Zealand and Asia, comprising nearly 5,000 people working across 60+ companies, in over 120 offices across the region. "
target: Meerkats
Meerkats is a creative agency based in Perth, Australia that specializes in branding, planning, marketing and creativity.
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on offer 6/25/2020 via PR Newswire

Stagwell Group, offer to acquire MDC Partners, Inc.

synopsis: Stagwell Group will acquire MDC Partners, Inc., one of the most influential marketing and communications networks in the world. The combination will allow both Stagwell and MDC to scale offerings, develop products based on combined tech and data assets, and provide accelerated growth and enhanced services to clients.
buyer: Stagwell Group
Stagwell Group is an independent, digital-first, and fully-integrated organization servicing brands across the continuum of marketing services. Stagwell's brands include experts in digital transformation and marketing, research and insights, marketing communications, and content and media. "
target: MDC Partners, Inc. (MDCA:$1,252.82)
MDC Partners is one of the most influential marketing and communications networks in the world. MDC's agency partners leverage technology, data analytics, insights, and strategic consulting solutions to drive measurable results and optimize return on marketing investment for over 1,700 clients.
price ($mm)[EV]
$253 [$1,306]*
rev ($mm)
$1,415
EBITDA ($mm)
$215
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
7.4x
closed 2/14/2020 via Company Press Release

Ringier AG, acquired Admeira AG

synopsis: Ringier, a diversified media company, is acquiring Swisscom’s 50% share in Admeira, making it the sole owner of the marketing company. At the same time, Admeira is being restructured and will focus on the marketing of TV advertising in future. Admeira is Switzerland's largest marketing company.
buyer: Ringier AG
Ringier is a diversified media company with about 6,900 employees across 18 countries. Founded in 1833, Ringier manages leading brands in print, TV, radio, online and mobile media and runs successful print, entertainment and internet businesses. "
target parent: Swisscom
target: Admeira AG
Admeira is Switzerland's largest marketing company. They represent more than 80 strong media brands in the print, radio, TV, online and digital out-of-home domains. They provide their clients with tailored advertising and sponsorship solutions for cross-media campaigns.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/11/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Bond Brand Loyalty, acquired rDialogue

synopsis: Bond Brand Loyalty, a global customer experience and loyalty management company, has acquired rDialogue, a customer marketing firm. The acquisition bolsters Bond’s expertise in strategic advisory services to help brands strengthen relationships and optimize the customer journey across all human and digital touch points.
buyer: Bond Brand Loyalty
Bond is a global, data-driven customer experience and loyalty management business. It specializes in the Marketing, Measurement, and Management of powerful experiences that build brand loyalty for the world’s most influential brands. "
target: rDialogue
rDialogue is a customer marketing firm that accelerates the development of smart and profitable relationships between leading brands and customers. The data-driven firm blends science and art to develop and execute innovative marketing strategies around loyalty and relationship marketing.
price ($mm)
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announced 2/3/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ben Lilley, will acquire McCann Australia

synopsis: Ben Lilley, the former CEO of McCann Australia, will acquire McCann Australia from McCann Worldgroup, the world’s leading ad agency network. McCann Australia is an Australian creative agency that turns emotional truths into compelling stories to transform and build brands that last.
buyer: Ben Lilley
Ben Lilley is an Australian creative entrepreneur and private investor. Ben Lilley has a number of private investments and is interested in advertising and marketing businesses in creative, data, digital, design, media and PR. "
target parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
target: McCann Australia
McCann Australia is an Australian creative agency. McCann Australia provides their clients with a completely integrated and comprehensive marketing services offering. The agency turns emotional truths into compelling stories to transform and build brands that last.
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closed 1/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Modi Marketing LLC merged with KWSM Digital,

synopsis: KWSM, a full-service digital marketing agency with offices in Orange County, CA, Atlanta, GA, and Las Vegas, NV is merging with Modi Marketing, a marketing agency based in San Diego, CA. Modi Marketing provides small to mid-sized companies with marketing strategies and ongoing support designed to generate leads and grow revenue.
buyer: KWSM Digital
KWSM is based in Orange County, CA, with offices in Atlanta, GA and Las Vegas, NV. KWSM is a full-service digital agency with services including social media management, digital advertising, influencer marketing, video production, website design & development, and search engine optimization. "
target: Modi Marketing LLC
Modi Marketing is a marketing agency based in San Diego, CA. The agency provides small to mid-sized companies with marketing strategies and ongoing support designed to generate leads and grow revenue. Modi has served local clients under the leadership of Owner Krystina Feucht.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/8/2020 via PR Newswire

GMLV, acquired The Byne Group, Inc.

synopsis: GMLV, a Newark, NJ/NY area based integrated marketing communications agency, announced that it has merged with The Byne Group, an award-winning strategic branding and integrated marketing agency. TBG has helped clients grow their brand through creative guidance, design, collaboration, and strategic thinking for over twenty years.
buyer: GMLV
GMLV is a full-service integrated marketing and communications company serving national and regional clients with award-winning work in brand-identity, creative and marketing services, media planning and buying, digital and public relations. "
target: The Byne Group, Inc.
The Byne Group (TBG) is an award-winning strategic branding and integrated marketing agency. TBG has helped clients grow their brand through creative guidance, design, collaboration, and strategic thinking for over twenty years.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 1/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Fitzco, acquired Fitzco

synopsis: Dave Fitzgerald, founder and chairman of Fitzco, has acquired the company back from Interpublic Group of Companies, a global provider of marketing solutions. Fitzco is a full-service agency with combined capabilities across advertising, strategic planning, media, digital, creative technology, performance marketing and design.
buyer: Fitzco
Fitzco is a full-service marketing agency that helps brands find their unique place in culture. Fitzco's capabilities include advertising, strategic planning, media, digital, creative technology, performance marketing and design. The agency has helped brands such as Coka-Cola, MGM Resorts, and more."
target parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
target: Fitzco
Fitzco is a full-service marketing agency that helps brands find their unique place in culture. Fitzco's capabilities include advertising, strategic planning, media, digital, creative technology, performance marketing and design. The agency has helped brands such as Coka-Cola, MGM Resorts, and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Inc & Co, acquired Brass Agency

synopsis: Inc & Co, a collective group of marketing agencies in the UK, has acquired Brass Agency, a full-service marketing agency in the UK. Brass helps their clients design and deliver just the right experience for their brand. Brass has diverse experience across digital, shopper, media, PR, insight, advertising, mobile, branding, search and content.
buyer: Inc & Co
Inc & Co is a collective group of marketing agencies in the UK. Inc & Co is redefining the landscape by bringing agencies into a creative collective that empowers them to deliver a dynamic portfolio of services to clients. "
target: Brass Agency
Brass is an independent full-service marketing agency in the UK. Brass helps their clients design and deliver just the right experience for their brand. Brass has diverse experience across digital, shopper, media, PR, insight, advertising, mobile, branding, search and content.
price ($mm)
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announced 8/23/2019 via BusinessWire

Legacy Acquisition Corp., will acquire Blue Impact

synopsis: Legacy Acquisition, a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company, will acquire Blue Impact, a group that's composed of Vision 7, Canada’s marketing communications platform, We Are Social, UK’s creative agency, Fuseproject, a product design agency, Metta, China’s marketing agency, and Madhouse, China's paid media and performance platform.
buyer: Legacy Acquisition Corp. (LGC:$0.00)
Legacy is a publicly-traded Special Purpose Acquisition Company. It was formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, recapitalization, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more target businesses. "
target parent: BlueFocus Communication Group
target: Blue Impact
Blue Impact is a communication services group. It is composed of Vision 7, Canada’s marketing communications platform, We Are Social, UK’s creative agency, Fuseproject, a product design agency, Metta, China’s marketing agency, and Madhouse, Shanghai’s paid media and performance platform.
price ($mm)[EV]
$353 [$393]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Briggs Advertising merged with CD&M Communications,

synopsis: Briggs Advertising in Bath has become part of Portland-based marketing agency CD&M Communications. Briggs Advertising is an agency that designs websites, brochures, print, produces radio, TV, training videos, events, creates trade show booths, strategic marketing plans, and anything else their clients need.
buyer: CD&M Communications
CD&M Communications are a strategic and creative agency that helps clients change the way consumers think about their brands. They specialize in Consumer Advertising, Business Communications, Social Marketing, Branding Strategy, TV, Radio, Print, Web Design, Planning and Buying, PR and more. "
target: Briggs Advertising
Briggs Advertising is an agency that designs websites, brochures, print, produces radio, TV, training videos, events, creates trade show booths, strategic marketing plans, and anything else their clients need. They are based in Maine.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/1/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Chemistry, acquired Pinta USA LLC

synopsis: Chemistry, an independent full-service marketing communications agency, has acquired Pinta, a full-service agency which practices the art of cross-cultural marketing. With a focus on culture, Pinta's offerings include strategic planning, creative development, media buying, digital content, social media and public relations.
buyer: Chemistry
Chemistry is an independent full-service marketing communications agency with offices in Pittsburgh and Atlanta. The firm provides services in advertising, brand strategy, media, public relations, social, digital marketing, and web development. "
target: Pinta USA LLC
Pinta is a full-service agency which practices the art of cross-cultural marketing. With a focus on culture, their offerings include strategic planning, creative development, media buying, digital content, social media and public relations.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 7/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

ORB Limited, acquired Superdream Creative Limited

synopsis: Orb, a UK company comprised of brand builders, creatives, strategists, problem solvers, consultants, thought provokers and mediators, has acquired Superdream, an Australian-based full-service international marketing agency that offers brand transformation, advertising, public relations, events and social media services.
buyer: ORB Limited
Headquartered in the UK, Orb is a company comprised of brand builders, creatives, strategists, problem solvers, consultants, thought provokers and mediators. They build brands battle-hardened, customer-focused, ready to go and, most importantly, ready to succeed. "
target: Superdream Creative Limited
Headquartered in Australia, Superdream is a full-service international marketing agency. They offers brand transformation, advertising, public relations, events and social media services to brands that want to connect with their audience.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 6/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Buffalo Agency, acquired Rawle Murdy Associates Inc.

synopsis: Buffalo Agency, a fully-integrated marketing firm that is focused on golf, has acquired Rawle Murdy, a full-service integrated communications firm. Rawle Murdy combines strategic thinking, digital, brand communications and social connections to help businesses thrive. Their services include advertising, digital marketing, social media, PR and more.
buyer: Buffalo Agency
Buffalo Agency is a fully-integrated marketing firm that serves companies and organizations connected to the golf, sport and lifestyle markets globally. Buffalo creates and shares stories that amplify all the positive experiences the world of golf has to offer. "
target: Rawle Murdy Associates Inc.
Rawle Murdy is a full-service integrated communications firm. Rawle Murdy combines strategic thinking, digital, brand communications, and social connections to help businesses thrive. Their services include advertising and marketing, digital marketing, social media, public relations, and more.
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Harte-Hanks, Inc.
Harte-Hanks, Inc.
Harte Hanks is a global marketing services firm specializing in multi-channel marketing solutions. Harte Hanks offers end-to-end marketing services including consulting, strategic assessment, data, analytics, digital, social, mobile, print, direct mail and contact center.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$394.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.14
EBIT ($mm)
($4.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5620
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Ticker: 002712
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Simei Media Co.,Ltd.
Simei Media Co.,Ltd.
Simei Media Co.,Ltd. offers media services in China. Through their brands, they offer Media planning and agency (ProVision Media Network), Brand Management (BC&T Boundless Creations & Talents), Outdoor Advertising (EYoung Outdoors), Digital Marketing (Simei Digital), and more.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$374.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.18
EBIT ($mm)
$13.83
Net Income ($mm)
$14.17
Employees
180
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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
2019
rev ($mm)
$221.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.99
EBIT ($mm)
$12.22
Net Income ($mm)
$8.16
Employees
1150
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ADLPerformance
ADLPerformance
For more than 48 years, ADLPerformance has supported large account clients on their marketing issues. Supported by more than 500 employees, their group is a major player in cross-channel marketing in Europe. They are also present in France, Spain and Portugal.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$162.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$13.19
EBIT ($mm)
$12.15
Net Income ($mm)
$6.14
Employees
437
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Ticker: AIM:INTQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
InternetQ PLC
InternetQ PLC
InternetQ is one of the world's most successful Mobile, Social & APP-based service providers. Their disruptive mobile marketing, rich media and advertising platforms enable clients to profitably engage with the emerging social entertainment ecosystem.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$151.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.25
EBIT ($mm)
$12.92
Net Income ($mm)
$11.84
Employees
155
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