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closed 6/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

NP6 SAS, acquired Ezakus

synopsis: NP6, a company that specializes in SaaS solutions and provides complete expertise in e-marketing, has acquired Ezakus, a company that provides web and mobile predictive targeting campaigns to more than 100 major advertisers.
buyer: NP6 SAS
NP6 which specialises in SaaS solutions, provides complete expertise in e-marketing and bases itself around five key elements: data management, multi-channel marketing, e-CRM programmes, deliverability and advice. "
target: Ezakus
Ezakus provides web and mobile predictive targeting campaigns to more than 100 major advertisers through 150 global Premium Publishers, with a daily reach of +50 million unique users and +1 billion real-time analyzed and targeted touch-points.
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closed 9/25/2017 via BusinessWire

OpenX Technologies, Inc., acquired Mezzobit

synopsis: OpenX, the global leader in quality programmatic advertising, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Mezzobit. Mezzobit allows publishers to track and control how third-party tags and pixels interact with their sites, helping to regain control over critical factors like page performance and data leakage.
buyer: OpenX Technologies, Inc.
OpenX is the global leader in quality programmatic advertising. OpenX is focused on unleashing the full economic potential of digital media companies. "
target: Mezzobit
Mezzobit allows publishers to track and control how third-party tags and pixels interact with their sites, helping to regain control over critical factors like page performance and data leakage.
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closed 10/3/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Samba TV, acquired Wove Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Samba TV, the leading provider of global TV data and audience analytics, has acquired Wove, a data integration platform that will strengthen Samba’s advanced data onboarding and activation capabilities, opening the door for advertisers to apply first-party data to targeted connected TV and cross-screen advertising.
buyer: Samba TV
Samba TV is a data and analytics company focused on a next-generation television experience that helps viewers discover and engage with relevant content, and enables brands and agencies to address and measure that engagement effectively. "
target: Wove Technologies, Inc.
Wove is a data integration platform helping brands connect to reach new audiences. Wove has built the world's largest network for marketing partnerships where trusted brands can work together to reach and gain new customers through each other.
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closed 7/17/2017 via GlobeNewswire

The Rubicon Project, acquired nToggle

synopsis: Rubicon Project, the global exchange for advertising, announced that it has acquired nToggle, a technology company that makes it easier and more cost effective for programmatic buyers to find the inventory they’re looking for among the billions of bid requests they receive each day.
buyer: The Rubicon Project (RUBI:$188.11)
Founded in 2007, Rubicon Project is one of the world’s largest advertising exchanges. The company helps websites and apps thrive by giving them tools and expertise to sell ads easily and safely. "
target: nToggle
nToggle delivers heightened efficiency and transparency for buyers and sellers amidst the rapid rise of programmatic advertising. Its algorithm-driven software platform helps supply and demand partners manage the ever expanding bid stream.
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$39
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closed 6/12/2014 via Company Press Release

Ligatus GmbH, acquired Veeseo GmbH

synopsis: Ligatus GmbH, has acquired Veeseo GmbH, the first video relevance engine for large publishers. It matches videos with articles and places them in a customizable widget right in the middle of a page. It gives editors more control and publishers more ad inventory.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann AG
buyer: Ligatus GmbH
Ligatus provides automated delivery and evaluation of performance campaigns. They offer state-of-the-art technologies and products, and continuously improve their self-developed optimization algorithm. "
target: Veeseo GmbH
Veeseo is the first video relevance engine for large publishers. It matches videos with articles and places them in a customizable widget right in the middle of a page. It gives editors more control and publishers more ad inventory.
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closed 8/24/2015 via BusinessWire

Cross MediaWorks, acquired BlackArrow, Inc.

synopsis: Cross MediaWorks, one of the largest independent media services firms in the United States, announced that it has acquired BlackArrow, a worldwide leader in advertising and data solutions for the pay-TV industry. The addition of BlackArrow will expand the types of products and services they can offer to pay-TV operators and advertisers worldwide.
buyer parent: Lee Equity Partners, LLC
buyer: Cross MediaWorks
Cross MediaWorks is a strategic holding company that manages an array of media across diverse platforms on both a targeted and measured basis. Cross MediaWorks is a member of the portfolio of companies managed by Lee Equity Partners. "
target: BlackArrow, Inc.
BlackArrow, a worldwide leader in advertising and data solutions, provides cross platform products and services for the TV industry’s biggest providers. BlackArrow creates products and services used in over 37 million homes around the world.
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closed 8/19/2015 via BNC Analysis

Comcast Corporation, acquired This Technology

synopsis: Comcast, a global media and technology company, has acquired This Technology, a multiscreen video company that has specialized in dynamic ad insertion and scaled IP video back-office systems including an alternative content delivery platform called “SwitchStream” that enters play in TV blackout situations.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$104,254.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. "
target: This Technology
This Technology is a multiscreen video company that has specialized in dynamic ad insertion and scaled IP video back-office systems, including an alternative content delivery platform called “SwitchStream” that enters play in TV blackout situations.
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closed 4/22/2015 via Company Press Release

Cathay Capital Private Equity, acquired Smart AdServer

synopsis: Smart AdServer, a direct and programmatic advertising platform, is partnering with Cathay Capital Private Equity for its newly-acquired independence, succeeding the Aufeminin group, which was majority shareholder for over 10 years.
buyer: Cathay Capital Private Equity
Cathay Capital Private Equity is the leading global middlemarket, private equity firm created by Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs. They are fully dedicated to helping its portfolio company management teams focus on growth and succeed beyond their original borders through cross-border investments. "
target parent: Axel Springer SE
target: Smart AdServer
By integrating functionality that enables auctions, forecasting, and custom ad units within its platform, Smart AdServer puts publishers back in control. Smart AdServer technology enables publishers to maximize yield in both premium and programmatic without spending on third party vendors.
price ($mm)
$40
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$17
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closed 4/18/2014 via PR Newswire

ARRIS, acquired SeaWell Networks, Inc.

synopsis: ARRIS, a global innovator in IP, video and broadband technology, announced it acquired Mississauga, Ontario-based SeaWell Networks, the leader in monetizing multiscreen TV thanks to its industry first, per-user ad insertion solution.
buyer: ARRIS (ARRS:$6,694.09)
ARRIS is a global innovator in IP, video and broadband technology. They have continually worked with their customers to transform the experience of entertainment and communications for millions of people across the world. "
target: SeaWell Networks, Inc.
SeaWell Networks Inc. is the leader in monetizing multiscreen TV thanks to its industry first, per-user ad insertion solution. Spectrum™ gives pay TV providers unprecedented network-side control while reducing delivery costs through format rationalization.
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announced 5/17/2011 via BusinessWire

PubMatic, will acquire ReviNet

synopsis: PubMatic, which provides premium online publishers one holistic selling platform with high-touch service to increase their online and mobile ad sales, announced that ReviNet will officially become part of PubMatic. ReviNet provides premium publishers with customized ad serving and essential tracking and analysis through a suite of Publisher Tools.
buyer: PubMatic
PubMatic’s ad management and monetization technology combines an impression-level ad auction, the most comprehensive brand protection tools, and enterprise ad operations support to give the Web’s top publishers the most control over their revenue and brand. "
target: ReviNet
ReviNet maximizes ad network revenue for publishers. It utilizes proven technology to manage and optimize multiple ad network relationships, which significantly increases revenue and reduces administrative costs.
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closed 12/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

Zenterio AB, acquired Adscribe

synopsis: TV technology and services provider Zenterio has acquired the remaining 75% of UK based ad-tech and analytics company Adscribe. AdScribe help TV operators to better understand their customers and in the process open up new revenue opportunities through data and advertising.
buyer: Zenterio AB
Zenterio provides an independent OS for interactive TV aimed at creating an industry standard. Zenterio also offers an intuitive multiscreen UI, a powerful Data Analytics solution, Consulting Services and additional Value Added Services to TV operators. "
target: Adscribe
AdScribe help TV operators to better understand their customers and in the process open up new revenue opportunities through data and advertising. Their cloud-based big data platform facilitates the collection and analysis of TV viewing data across multiple devices.
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closed 7/22/2013 via BusinessWire

SAXOTECH merged with Digital Technology International,

synopsis: Saxotech and Digital Technology International, leading providers of enterprise software solutions for the global news media industry, jointly announced that the companies are combining their business operations. The new global company will operate under the name NEWSCYCLE Solutions.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Digital Technology International
Digital Technology International (DTI) is committed to continuously furnishing the information-publishing industry with cost-effective, trail blazing tools and services that provide management, productivity, and profitability enhancements. "
target: SAXOTECH
SAXOTECH helps media companies meet current and future challenges in the media landscape by providing cost efficient solutions for new business models based on multimedia, multi-channel consumer interaction.
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announced 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Bmax AS, will acquire Maxifier

synopsis: Bmax AS, a Norwegian company under incorporation controlled by John T. Sviland, will acquire a 70% stake in Maxifier from Cxense, the global leader in data management and personalization solutions. Maxifier is a global performance optimization solution that enables premium publishers and media companies to maximize the value of their inventory.
buyer: Bmax AS
Bmax AS is a Norwegian company under incorporation controlled by John T. Sviland. John T. Sviland is an experienced business developer and founder with demonstrated success in the information technology and services industry. "
target parent: Cxense
target: Maxifier
Maxifier is a global performance optimization solution that enables premium publishers and media companies to maximize the value of their inventory. Maxifier’s ADMAX technology suite helps increase advertising effectiveness by improving campaign and inventory performance to drive higher yields.
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announced 6/1/2015 via Yahoo, Inc.

Cxense, will acquire Maxifier

synopsis: Cxense ASA, a global data and personalization technology company , announced its intention to acquire leading ad optimization company Maxifier. Maxifier is used by premium publishers to visualize and optimize all direct sold premium advertising campaigns, freeing up ad operations teams time, whilst optimizing campaign performance.
buyer: Cxense (OB:CXENSE:$19.56)
Cxense helps businesses succeed in a digital world. Using audience data and advanced real-time analytics, Cxense creates hyper-relevant content recommendations, targeted advertising and predictive search that help increase digital revenue for media and e-commerce businesses. "
target: Maxifier
Maxifier is the global leader in total performance optimization, enabling premium publishers and media companies to unlock and maximize the value of their inventory. Maxifier's ADMAX technology is specifically designed to optimize around premium, high-value inventory.
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closed 7/17/2019 via Company Press Release

Smart AdServer, acquired InsideAll

synopsis: Smart AdServer, a European ad monetisation platform built for premium publishers, has acquired InsideAll, a French technology company that facilitates client-side Header Bidding for publishers. InsideAll offers a unified dashboard that allows users to manage their Header Bidding activities and analyze their performance in real time.
buyer parent: Cathay Capital Private Equity
buyer: Smart AdServer
Smart AdServer is a European ad monetisation platform built for premium publishers to serve demanding buyers. Smart empowers publishers to maximize yield through all sales channels, ad products, and screens. Smart has helped deliver ads to over 50,000 sites and apps. "
target: InsideAll
InsideAll is a French technology company that facilitates client-side Header Bidding for publishers. InsideAll offers a unified dashboard that allows users to manage their Header Bidding activities and analyze their performance in real time.
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closed 6/9/2014 via PR Web

WideOrbit, Inc., acquired Abacast, Inc.

synopsis: WideOrbit Inc., the leading provider of advertising management software for media companies, is pleased to announce that it has acquired Abacast, a leading provider of streaming, live and on demand ad insertion and monetization solutions for digital radio.
buyer: WideOrbit, Inc.
WideOrbit is the leading provider of advertising management software for Media companies. WideOrbit provides innovative, proven solutions for managing the business of broadcast and cable operations – from proposal to order, scheduling to automation, billing and aging. "
target parent: Ignite Technologies, Inc.
target: Abacast, Inc.
Abacast is an online radio and online video service provider offering the most complete, integrated suite of streaming, advertising, and analytics services available from a single vendor. Abacast was founded in 2000 and has successfully served hundreds of customers and tens of millions of consumers.
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closed 2/9/2011 via BusinessWire

Ignite Technologies, Inc., acquired Abacast, Inc.

synopsis: Ignite Technologies, Inc., the leader in providing secure and scalable Enterprise Content Delivery Solutions, has announced that it has completed a technology asset acquisition with Abacast Inc., to include its live stream peer-to-peer technology and two related patents. Abacast is an online radio and online video service provider.
buyer: Ignite Technologies, Inc.
Ignite Technologies provides the industry’s most secure and scalable Content Delivery Solution enabling customers to efficiently publish, deliver and manage digital assets—from rich media content for communications and training to software patches and virus updates—to anyone, anywhere, at any time. "
target: Abacast, Inc.
Abacast is an online radio and online video service provider offering the most complete, integrated suite of streaming, advertising, and analytics services available from a single vendor. Abacast was founded in 2000 and has successfully served hundreds of customers and tens of millions of consumers.
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closed 11/12/2009 via BusinessWire

Forbes, Inc., acquired FlipGloss Media, Inc.

synopsis: Forbes Media announced that it has acquired FlipGloss Media and its Digital Glossy Insert™ photo publishing platform. FlipGloss was founded in 2008 to enable premium publishers and advertisers to create and distribute interactive, magazine-style content packages that dramatically increase user engagement and ad performance.
buyer: Forbes, Inc.
Forbes Media encompasses Forbes and Forbes.com, the #1 business site on the Web that reaches more than 18 million people monthly. The company publishes Forbes and Forbes Asia, which together reach a worldwide audience of more than 5.5 million readers. "
target: FlipGloss Media, Inc.
FlipGloss™ enables premium publishers and advertisers to create and distribute interactive, magazine-style content packages that dramatically increase user engagement and ad performance.
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closed 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

RTL Group, acquired Yospace Technologies Limited

synopsis: RTL Group has acquired UK-based digital video distribution company Yospace to deliver better-targeted advertising across premium streaming environments. The Yospace technology currently serves major media owners throughout Europe, the United States and Asia. Customers include BT Sport, TV4, ITV, and Seven West Media.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
buyer: RTL Group (ENXTBR:RTL:$7,373.99)
RTL Group is a global leader across broadcast, content and digital, with interests in 56 television channels and 31 radio stations, content production throughout the world and rapidly growing digital video businesses. "
target: Yospace Technologies Limited
Yospace is a mobile applications innovator and platform provider allowing digital publishers, mobile applications developers, and mobile operators to rapidly and affordably deliver mobile video services. Yospace has developed technologies for Server-Side Dynamic Ad Insertion.
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$33
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closed 9/10/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Advantage Solutions, acquired Jun Group

synopsis: Advantage Solutions has announced its acquisition of Jun Group, an industry-leading mobile video advertising company. Jun Group’s mobile technology reaches consumers where they increasingly spend their time: in mobile applications. The company creates custom audience segments from opt-in poll questions.
buyer: Advantage Solutions
Advantage is a leading business solutions provider committed to driving growth through winning insights and execution. Their customizable and technology-enabled sales and marketing solutions include headquarter sales, retail merchandising, business intelligence, and a suite of marketing services. "
target: Jun Group
Jun Group is an industry-leading mobile video advertising company. Jun Group’s mobile technology reaches consumers where they increasingly spend their time: in mobile applications. The company creates custom audience segments from opt-in poll questions.
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closed 6/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

NP6 SAS, acquired Ezakus

synopsis: NP6, a company that specializes in SaaS solutions and provides complete expertise in e-marketing, has acquired Ezakus, a company that provides web and mobile predictive targeting campaigns to more than 100 major advertisers.
buyer: NP6 SAS
NP6 which specialises in SaaS solutions, provides complete expertise in e-marketing and bases itself around five key elements: data management, multi-channel marketing, e-CRM programmes, deliverability and advice. "
target: Ezakus
Ezakus provides web and mobile predictive targeting campaigns to more than 100 major advertisers through 150 global Premium Publishers, with a daily reach of +50 million unique users and +1 billion real-time analyzed and targeted touch-points.
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closed 1/27/2021 via BNC Analysis

ChapsVision, acquired NP6 SAS

synopsis: ChapsVision is continuing its acquisitions as part of its external growth strategy with the acquisition of NP6. NP6 is the only French omnichannel marketing automation platform designed to increase customer engagement and loyalty.
buyer: ChapsVision
ChapsVision is a French company aiming to become the European leader in data analysis software solutions. ChapsVision enables government organizations and businesses to solve intelligence and data analysis problems using a powerful cognitive platform for analysts and business users. "
target parent: Groupe BPCE
target: NP6 SAS
NP6 is the only French omnichannel marketing automation platform designed to increase customer engagement and loyalty. From a single and intuitive interface, businesses can centralize their data, segment their audiences, and communicate with their customers.
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closed 6/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

NP6 SAS, acquired Ezakus

synopsis: NP6, a company that specializes in SaaS solutions and provides complete expertise in e-marketing, has acquired Ezakus, a company that provides web and mobile predictive targeting campaigns to more than 100 major advertisers.
buyer: NP6 SAS
NP6 which specialises in SaaS solutions, provides complete expertise in e-marketing and bases itself around five key elements: data management, multi-channel marketing, e-CRM programmes, deliverability and advice. "
target: Ezakus
Ezakus provides web and mobile predictive targeting campaigns to more than 100 major advertisers through 150 global Premium Publishers, with a daily reach of +50 million unique users and +1 billion real-time analyzed and targeted touch-points.
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closed 3/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Gorilla Corporation, acquired MarketingXpress

synopsis: Gorilla Corporation, a leader in global partner marketing technologies and services, announced they have acquired MarketingXpress, a software company that specializes in building channel marketing platforms, based out of Rotterdam, Netherlands.
buyer: Gorilla Corporation
Gorilla Corporation is a leading provider of vendor partner marketing technologies and services for the IT channel. Gorilla enables next-generation partnering and helps technology vendors build broad channel ecosystems and partner programs and ensure scalable revenue growth. "
target: MarketingXpress
MarketingXpress is a software company that specializes in building channel marketing platforms, based out of Rotterdam, Netherlands. MarketingXpress is one integrated environment for improving marketing, sales and partner development.
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closed 1/27/2021 via BNC Analysis

ChapsVision, acquired NP6 SAS

synopsis: ChapsVision is continuing its acquisitions as part of its external growth strategy with the acquisition of NP6. NP6 is the only French omnichannel marketing automation platform designed to increase customer engagement and loyalty.
buyer: ChapsVision
ChapsVision is a French company aiming to become the European leader in data analysis software solutions. ChapsVision enables government organizations and businesses to solve intelligence and data analysis problems using a powerful cognitive platform for analysts and business users. "
target parent: Groupe BPCE
target: NP6 SAS
NP6 is the only French omnichannel marketing automation platform designed to increase customer engagement and loyalty. From a single and intuitive interface, businesses can centralize their data, segment their audiences, and communicate with their customers.
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closed 10/7/2020 via Company Press Release

360insights, acquired CR Worldwide

synopsis: 360insights the creator of the Channel Success Platform announced the acquisition of CR Worldwide, another powerhouse sales incentive solutions provider. The move makes 360insights one of the largest global Channel Incentives Management providers in the world – offering brands the most advanced platforms, tools and data insights to grow sales.
buyer: 360insights
360insights has developed a user friendly yet highly sophisticated SaaS-based software platform that allows large businesses to manage highly complex incentive programs in real time allowing them to maximize the effectiveness of their programs while minimizing admin efforts and costs to execute. "
target: CR Worldwide
CR engages, motivates and rewards employees, customers and partners worldwide. MyRewards® is CR's feature-rich, secure, easy-to-implement white label points banking technology platform used to deliver global employee recognition, sales incentives and channel incentives and customer loyalty programs.
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announced 10/1/2020 via Company Press Release

SAP SE, will acquire Emarsys

synopsis: SAP SE, the market leader in enterprise application software, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Emarsys, a leading omnichannel customer engagement platform provider. Emarsys enables businesses to engage more effectively and more personally with their customers.
buyer: SAP SE (SAP:$32,877.93)
Germany-based SAP is the market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies of all sizes and in all industries run at their best. Its machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT), and advanced analytics technologies help turn customers’ businesses into intelligent enterprises. "
target: Emarsys
Emarsys is a leading omnichannel customer engagement platform provider that enables businesses to engage more effectively and more personally with their customers. It allows companies to deliver truly personal customer interactions across e-mail, mobile, social, SMS, and the web at scale.
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closed 9/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Zoovu, acquired SEMKNOX GmbH

synopsis: Zoovu, the global leader in conversational search and digital buying assistance, announced the acquisition of German-based data and semantic search experts SEMKNOX. Semknox’s enhanced data cleansing capabilities deliver 100% machine readable, structured data to drive the next generation of conversational search technology.
buyer: Zoovu
Zoovu is the global leader in conversational search and digital buying assistance. Zoovu helps increase sales with digital assistants for more than 2,500 companies worldwide. Zoovu is a leading SaaS provider and strategic partner with expertise in 1,000+ product categories in B2C and B2B. "
target: SEMKNOX GmbH
SEMKNOX is a German-based data and semantic search expert. Semknox’s enhanced data cleansing capabilities deliver 100% machine readable, structured data to drive the next generation of conversational search technology, improving keyword optimization, digital marketing, and virtual assistants.
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closed 7/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Audienzz AG, acquired Zulu5 AG

synopsis: Switzerland-based Audienzz has acquired Zulu5, a Swiss developer and provider of tools for digital advertising monitoring and quality assurance. With the acquisition, Audienzz is strengthening its position in digital advertising and investing in more transparency and quality in the national and international online advertising market.
buyer parent: NZZ-Mediengruppe
buyer: Audienzz AG
Audienzz is a digital advertising specialist and a leading provider of premium environments in Switzerland. Their proprietary data management platform enables data insights for advertisers, agencies, and publishers. "
target: Zulu5 AG
Zulu5 is a Swiss technology service provider and developer of tools for digital advertising. Zulu5 has developed a unique technology that can be used to monitor digital advertising in real time and increase transparency and quality in the digital advertising market.
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announced 2/5/2020 via BusinessWire

Intercontinental Exchange, will acquire Bridge2 Solutions

synopsis: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc., a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, announced that it has agreed to acquire Bridge2 Solutions, a leading provider of loyalty solutions for merchants and consumers.
buyer: Intercontinental Exchange (ICE:$5,588.00)
ICE serves customers by operating the exchanges, clearing houses and information services they rely upon to invest, trade and manage risk across global financial and commodity markets. A leader in market data, ICE Data Services serves the information and connectivity needs across all asset classes. "
target: Bridge2 Solutions
Bridge2 Solutions is a leading provider of loyalty solutions for merchants and consumers. It powers programs for seven of the top ten financial institutions and 4,500 loyalty, incentive and employee perk programs for companies across a wide spectrum of industries.
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closed 2/5/2020 via Company Press Release

Salesforce.com, Inc., acquired Evergage

synopsis: Salesforce, the global leader in Customer Relationship Management (CRM), has acquired Evergage, Inc., a company that develops a cloud-based platform for digital marketers to increase engagement of their visitors and users through real time one-to-one personalized experiences.
buyer: Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM:$20,286.00)
Salesforce is the global leader in Customer Relationship Management (CRM), bringing companies closer to their customers in the digital age. Salesforce enables companies of every size and industry to take advantage of powerful technologies to create a 360° view of their customers. "
target: Evergage
Evergage, Inc. develops a cloud-based platform for digital marketers to increase engagement of their visitors and users through real time one-to-one personalized experiences.
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announced 10/22/2019 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire SessionM

synopsis: Mastercard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire SessionM, a customer engagement and loyalty platform empowering the world’s most innovative brands to forge stronger and more profitable customer relationships. The platform scales for the enterprise, globally.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$15,301.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: SessionM
SessionM is a customer engagement and loyalty platform empowering the world’s most innovative brands to forge stronger and more profitable customer relationships. The platform scales for the enterprise, globally. SessionM is headquartered in Boston with offices around the globe.
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closed 2/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired DataTiger

synopsis: Apple has acquired U.K.-based digital marketing firm DataTiger in a move that could bolster the tech giant's already prodigious marketing apparatus. DataTiger is a set of tools that enables users to build marketing software that puts data to work.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$273,857.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: DataTiger
DataTiger is a set of tools that enables users to build marketing software that puts data to work. Using DataTiger is the fastest and easiest way to increase retention & monetisation. DataTiger can be used as an online tool, to import data and set up user flows in minutes.
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closed 12/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ogury, acquired Influans

synopsis: Ogury, consumer data specialist on mobile routes acquires Influans, which has built a cloud platform based on artificial intelligence. Influans' campaigns are thirty times more efficient than typical digital marketing campaigns, the best of which deliver only limited returns.
buyer: Ogury
Based in the UK, Ogury is the leading mobile data company, providing the most comprehensive, 360-degree view of global user behavior across both app and mobile web usage. Their proprietary technology enables Ogury to build accurate mobile user profiles available, using first-party behavioral data. "
target: Influans
Influans' campaigns are thirty times more efficient than typical digital marketing campaigns, the best of which deliver only limited returns. Created by big data veterans, the Influans cloud platform leverages the most advanced big data and machine learning technologies.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

TF1 Group, acquired Gamned!

synopsis: TF1 Group announces that it has taken a majority stake in Gamned!, a pioneer and expert in programmatic media, founded in 2009 by Olivier Goulon and Anthony Spinasse. By acquiring Gamned!, TF1 Group aims to leverage the qualified audiences of its new digital arm with programmatic effectiveness.
buyer: TF1 Group (ENXTPA:TFI:$2,585.65)
The TF1 Group is the leading private-sector television broadcaster in France, with five free-to-air channels (TF1, TMC, TFX, TF1 Séries Films and LCI) and four pay-TV theme channels (TV Breizh, Histoire, Ushuaïa and Serieclub, the last of which is 50% owned). "
target: Gamned!
Founded in 2009 by Olivier Goulon (CEO) and Anthony Spinasse (COO), Gamned! is a Paris-based independent programmatic media sales platform that is pioneering digital advertising campaigns (RTB).
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

Insight Venture Partners, will acquire Episerver AB

synopsis: Episerver, the company transforming digital experiences, announced it has reached a definitive agreement to be acquired by Insight Venture Partners, a New York based global private equity firm focused on high-growth investments in the technology sector.
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
Insight Venture Partners is a leading global venture capital and private equity firm investing in high-growth technology and software companies that are driving transformative change in their industries. Insight has raised more than $18 billion and invested in over 300 companies worldwide. "
target parent: Accel-KKR
target: Episerver AB
Episerver connects digital commerce and digital marketing to help organizations create unique digital experiences for their customers, with measurable business results. Episerver empowers digital leaders to embrace transformational strategies to deliver standout experiences for customers.
price ($mm)
$1,160
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Absolute Direct Marketing Ltd, acquired Telescope Studios Limited

synopsis: Absolute Direct Marketing (Absolute DM), a UK-based direct marketing production agency, has acquired Telescope Studios, a marketing production services agency in the UK. Telescope Studios specializes in digital asset management (DAM), web design and development, multi-channel publishing, print design and production.
buyer: Absolute Direct Marketing Ltd
Absolute Direct Marketing (Absolute DM) is a UK-based direct marketing production agency. Absolute DM uses their expertise in direct marketing, point of sale, print, and data to help their clients create and manage their communication and print requirements across all relevant direct channels. "
target: Telescope Studios Limited
Telescope Studios is a marketing production services agency in the UK. The company specializes in digital asset management (DAM), web design and development, multi-channel publishing, print design and production. Their DAM solution allows companies to manage and optimize their digital assets.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/25/2018 via BusinessWire

AT&T, acquired AppNexus

synopsis: AT&T has acquired AppNexus, a technology company that provides trading solutions and powers marketplaces for Internet advertising. Its open, unified, and powerful programmatic platform empowers customers to more effectively buy and sell media, allowing them to innovate and transform their businesses.
buyer: AT&T (T:$172,920.00)
AT&T Inc. helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, mobile, high-speed Internet and voice services. They’re the world’s largest provider of pay TV. They offer the best global coverage of any U.S. wireless provider. "
target: AppNexus
AppNexus is a technology company that provides trading solutions and powers marketplaces for Internet advertising. Its open, unified, and powerful programmatic platform empowers customers to more effectively buy and sell media, allowing them to innovate and transform their businesses.
price ($mm)
$1,600
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Linx S.A., acquired Unico Sistemas e Consultoria Ltda.

synopsis: Linx, a software management company, acquired Único Sistemas e Consultoria. Based in Brazil, Único Sistemas specializes in the development of multi-channel, cloud-based loyalty and promotion management tools.
buyer: Linx S.A. (BOVESPA:LINX3:$161.38)
Linx is a company in Brazil that offers ERP and POS management software to the retail sector. The company offers specific solutions for a variety of businesses, these include gas stations, dealerships, food, fashion, optical shops, drugstores, supermarkets, electronics, home decor, and more. "
target parent: Brasil/CT
target: Unico Sistemas e Consultoria Ltda.
Brazilian Único Sistemas specializes in the development of multi-channel, cloud-based loyalty and promotion management tools. Único offers technological solutions and consulting to design, implement and maintain loyalty programs integrated to the point of sale in addition to promotional campaigns.
price ($mm)
$4.84
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/3/2018 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired HelloWorld

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announced that it has acquired Detroit, Michigan-based HelloWorld, a digital marketing solutions provider focused on promotion and loyalty solutions. The business will be rebranded “HelloWorld, a Merkle Company.” Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: HelloWorld
HelloWorld is a digital marketing solutions company working with the world’s leading brands. The powerful combination of native platform technology and marketing strategy allows marketers to accelerate growth and deepen customer impact.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$70
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Schneps Communications, purchased BlankSlate Pages from BlankSlate

synopsis: Schneps Communications, owner of Brownstoner and a host of other local media outlets and events, has acquired the BlankSlate Pages software platform. BlankSlate Pages is a local marketing solution that powers mini-sites for businesses that allow them to be easily found and promote their businesses online.
buyer: Schneps Communications
Schneps Communications publishes QNS.com, HomeReporter.com, The Queens Courier, Courier Sun, Ridgewood Times, Times Newsweekly, BORO Magazine, LIC Courier Magazine, The Brooklyn Spectator, Spectator News and many other media outlets and events. "
seller: BlankSlate
BlankSlate Pages is a local marketing solution that powers mini-sites for businesses that allow them to be easily found and promote their businesses online. Publishers use Pages for guide sections and directories like Brownstoner Services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/26/2017 via PR Newswire

OnLoyalty will be merged with Fusion Retail Management System,

synopsis: Fusion RMS, a provider of a fully integrated retail platform, and OnLoyalty have entered into a definitive agreement to merge their respective firms into one newly formed corporation called Evlocity Systems, Inc. OnLoyalty offers the most comprehensive customer marketing, loyalty and rewards system for businesses or organizations.
buyer: Fusion Retail Management System
Fusion Retail Management System or Fusion RMS is the only infinitely scalable, fully integrated retail platform i.e. Point of Sale, Inventory/Warehouse Management, eCommerce and Accounting, which can be deployed in the cloud or locally using either a SAAS or perpetual license model. "
target: OnLoyalty
OnLoyalty offers the most comprehensive customer marketing, loyalty and rewards system for businesses or organizations. Their product, CARE, is the first system that enables businesses to directly control how businesses interact and engage with customers using mobile and social media.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/15/2016 via BusinessWire

Liquidus Marketing, acquired Cofactor

synopsis: TEGNA Inc. announced it has sold ShopLocal LLC, which has been doing business as Cofactor, to Liquidus Marketing, a digital marketing solutions company. Cofactor is a digital marketing company that connects online and offline shoppers across all channels and devices.
buyer: Liquidus Marketing
Liquidus delivers the power to drive scalable, multi-screen digital advertising campaigns using an innovative solutions platform of dynamic, technologically advanced products and highly-targeted programmatic media services. "
target parent: TEGNA Inc.
target: Cofactor
Cofactor help marketers easily onboard all their content, activate it, and then dynamically distribute it to drive sales. Cofactor helps bridge the divide between digital and physical worlds, and enables brands to intelligently deliver content everywhere, driving sales locally.
price ($mm)
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