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closed 7/20/2016 via Market Wire

Gravity Global merged with BrandingBusiness,

synopsis: Gravity Global, the B2B marketing communications specialist, has merged its consulting operation with BrandingBusiness. Gravity Global is an award-winning, dedicated global B2B agency network.
buyer: BrandingBusiness
BrandingBusiness is a brand strategy and development consultancy that helps B2B companies establish, assess, and position transformational brands. It offers a rigorous approach to brand building, engagement and design with programs customized for unique challenges B2B companies face. "
target: Gravity Global
Gravity Global is an award-winning, dedicated global B2B agency network. Serving clients around the world that face challenging business issues and environments. The results their clients achieve are testament to their marketing models, process and industry leading creativity.
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closed 10/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Jan Kelley, acquired Jan Kelley

synopsis: Jan Kelley, a marketing agency based in Burlington, ON, has changed ownership. The firm is now owned by a group of its employees consisting of president and CEO Chantel Broten, VP of customer innovation Shannon Ballard, creative director Geoff Redwood and VP of digital strategy Josiah Shelley.
buyer: Jan Kelley
Jan Kelley is a B2B-focused agency. The firm is now owned by a group of its employees consisting of president and CEO Chantel Broten, VP of customer innovation Shannon Ballard, creative director Geoff Redwood and VP of digital strategy Josiah Shelley. "
target: Jan Kelley
Jan Kelley is a B2B-focused agency that offers marketing services that range from strategy and creative to media and analytics. They deliver the right message to the right people at the right time through continuous tracking, analyzing and optimizing.
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announced 4/10/2019 via BusinessWire

Winning by Design, will acquire Digby SF

synopsis: Winning by Design, the premier Software as a Service (SaaS) sales strategy consulting and coaching firm, announced that it will acquire Digby SF, a San Francisco-based company that specializes in Account-Based strategy and design. Digby SF helps clients reach and engage their target audiences through account-based marketing (ABM) strategies.
buyer: Winning by Design
Winning by Design is the premier provider of strategy consulting and coaching programs for SaaS sales and high-velocity sales organizations. The company was named by G2Crowd as a leading sales coaching company. Winning by Design is trusted by more than 300 global organizations, including Adobe. "
target: Digby SF
Digby SF is a San Francisco-based agency that specializes in helping B2B companies scale. Digby SF helps clients reach and engage their target audiences through account-based marketing (ABM) strategies and integrated marketing campaigns.
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closed 3/7/2019 via PR Web

Yesler, acquired Emphatic Thinking

synopsis: Yesler, one of the nation’s leading B2B marketing agencies, announced its acquisition of Emphatic Thinking, a Seattle-based marketing strategy firm. Emphatic was founded in 2014 and became known for applying a classical philosophical approach grounded in reasoning and persuasion to B2B positioning and messaging.
buyer: Yesler
Founded in 2012, Yesler has earned a reputation as a leading B2B marketing agency through an exclusive focus on B2B and a suite of coordinated services and solutions that span B2B marketing activities. "
target: Emphatic Thinking
Emphatic Thinking is a Seattle-based marketing strategy firm. Emphatic was founded in 2014 and became known for applying a classical philosophical approach grounded in reasoning and persuasion to B2B positioning and messaging.
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closed 1/15/2019 via BusinessWire

REQ, acquired SpeakerBox

synopsis: Leading digital marketing company REQ announced its acquisition of SpeakerBox, an award-winning strategic communications and public relations firm serving the B2B and B2G technology sector with clients ranging from emerging fast-growing firms to Fortune 100 companies.
buyer: REQ
A leading digital marketing and brand management company, REQ outpaces changes in today’s rapidly evolving media landscape by bringing reputation, advocacy, brand, and business results to new heights. They are based in Washington, DC. "
target: SpeakerBox
SpeakerBox is an award-winning strategic communications and public relations firm serving the B2B and B2G technology sector with clients ranging from emerging fast-growing firms to Fortune 100 companies.
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closed 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cogent Elliott Ltd., acquired NC Creative Group

synopsis: Cogent, an integrated marketing communications agency in the UK, has acquired NC Creative Group, a full service marketing communications agency in the UK. NC Creative offers a broad range of services across consumer and B2B markets. The group helps their clients to develop strong and clear messages that promote and protect their brand.
buyer: Cogent Elliott Ltd.
Cogent is an integrated marketing communications agency in the UK. Cogent produces effective creative communications to solve their client's commercial challenges. Their specializations include brand, advertising, digital, photography, PR, social, film production, B2B marketing, content, and more. "
target: NC Creative Group
NC Creative Group is a full service marketing communications agency in the UK. NC Creative offers a broad range of services across consumer and B2B markets. The group helps their clients to develop strong and clear messages that promote and protect their brand.
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closed 7/18/2018 via Company Press Release

Publitek Limited, acquired Technical Associates Group

synopsis: Publitek has acquired UK headquartered Technical Associates Group (TAG). TAG offers a similar specialist range of technical, B2B, integrated marketing communications services to those of Publitek plus an in-house graphic design capability.
buyer parent: Next 15
buyer: Publitek Limited
Publitek is a B2B tech marketing agency working with over 120 clients around the world, many in highly technical markets. They deliver integrated marketing and PR campaigns based on well-crafted strategies, expert creative content, and cost-effective delivery using the best mix of channels. "
target: Technical Associates Group
Founded in 1983 Technical Associates Group (TAG) is a specialist communications agency offering a full spectrum of marketing, creative and public relations services. They are part of a global network with offices in London, Hamburg and Singapore and partner agencies in the US, China and Turkey.
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closed 4/19/2018 via PE Hub

Lambert, Edwards & Associates, acquired Owen Blicksilver Public Relations, Inc.

synopsis: Lambert, Edwards & Associates, a leading PR, investor relations, and integrated communications agency, has acquired New York-based financial communications firm Owen Blicksilver Public Relations, Inc. Owen Blicksilver PR specializes in private equity, real estate, financial services, bankruptcy, crisis, litigation support, and B2B marketing.
buyer: Lambert, Edwards & Associates
Lambert, Edwards & Associates is a top-5 Midwest-based PR firm and a top-10 investor relations firm nationally with clients based in 20 states and six countries. As Michigan’s largest PR firm, Lambert serves middle-market companies and national brands across a wide array of industries. "
target: Owen Blicksilver Public Relations, Inc.
Owen Blicksilver Public Relations is a New York financial communications and investor relations consultancy. The Owen Blicksilver PR team specializes in private equity, real estate, financial services, bankruptcy, crisis, litigation support, and B2B marketing.
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closed 9/4/2017 via Company Press Release

Barrett Dixon Bell Ltd., acquired Barrett Dixon Bell Ltd.

synopsis: Matt Smith, managing director at Barrett Dixon Bell (BDB), has spearheaded a management buyout, with the new executive team acquiring 100% of the share capital from the founders Susanne Bell and Henry Dixon. Founded in 1987 and based in the UK, BDB is leading international B2B marketing consultancy.
buyer: Barrett Dixon Bell Ltd.
Barrett Dixon Bell (BDB) is an award winning international B2B marketing & communications consultancy. Founded in 1987 and based in the UK, BDB has an experienced team of B2B specialists focusing on building clients’ brands, and delivering creative solutions to complex communications challenges. "
target: Barrett Dixon Bell Ltd.
Barrett Dixon Bell (BDB) is an award winning international B2B marketing & communications consultancy. Founded in 1987 and based in the UK, BDB has an experienced team of B2B specialists focusing on building clients’ brands, and delivering creative solutions to complex communications challenges.
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closed 10/5/2016 via Company Press Release

Nortal AS, acquired Element AB

synopsis: Nortal has acquired Swedish company Element, the leading B2B marketing technology and sales strategy company in Northern Europe. Element offers services within B2B sales and marketing processes, ranging from strategy consulting, process transformation Marketing Automation, CRM, content marketing and other marketing and sales software solutions.
buyer: Nortal AS
Nortal is an international high-end software development solutions provider in public and private sector. Their success is built on long-lasting relationships and delivering the best quality mission-critical solutions to their clients in selected industries across Europe, Middle East and Africa. "
target: Element AB
Element is the leading Demand Generation, Lead Management and Marketing Automation Agency in Europe. They help their clients develop B2B-customers by using cutting edge strategic management, innovative and measurable marketing tactics and world leading software solutions.
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closed 7/25/2016 via BusinessWire

Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd., acquired Gyro

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announced the acquisition of gyro, the largest independent global creative agency dedicated exclusively to business-to-business (B2B) marketing.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd.
Dentsu Aegis Network is made up of nine global network brands and supported by its specialist/multi-market brands. Dentsu Aegis Network is Innovating the Way Brands Are Built for its clients through its best-in-class expertise and capabilities in media, digital and creative communications services. "
target parent: Pegasus Capital Advisors, L. P.
target: Gyro
gyro is the largest independent global creative agency dedicated exclusively to business-to-business (B2B) marketing. Led by global CEO and CCO Christoph Becker, gyro was recently named Advertising Age’s 2016 B2B Agency of the Year.
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closed 6/25/2014 via PR Newswire

Corporate Visions, Inc., acquired Launch International

synopsis: Corporate Visions, Inc., the leading marketing and sales messaging, tools and training company, announced it has acquired Launch International, Inc., a unique communications company specializing in marketing and sales enablement content.
buyer parent: Hammond Kennedy Whitney
buyer: Corporate Visions, Inc.
Corporate Visions, Inc. helps global business-to-business companies create more sales opportunities, win more deals and increase sales profitability by improving the conversations salespeople have with customers. "
target: Launch International
Since its inception in 1992, Launch International has been focused on developing marketing and sales support tools ranging from thought leadership-based campaigns and e-Books to sales playbooks and product launch kits.
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closed 9/11/2019 via PR Newswire

MarketStar Corporation, acquired Product2Market

synopsis: MarketStar, a leader in outsourced sales acceleration services, has acquired Product2Market, a leading European Inside Sales and Sales Development Agency. Product2Market helps their clients find and win new customers all across the world. Their services include demand generation, online marketing, inside sales, and more.
buyer parent: The Wasatch Group
buyer: MarketStar Corporation
MarketStar accelerates sales from lead to recurring revenue with business-to-business direct and indirect sales programs. Through a blend of voice, digital, and field engagements, they have launched, sold and supported thousands of products and services for companies across the globe. "
target: Product2Market
Product2Market is a leading European Inside Sales and Sales Development Agency that enables growth organizations to drive revenues. Product2Market helps their clients find and win new customers all across the world. Their services include demand generation, online marketing, inside sales, and more.
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closed 3/6/2019 via PR Web

Obility, acquired Haatzama Marketing

synopsis: Obility, a digital marketing agency that provides services to business-to-business (B2B) companies, has acquired Haatzama Marketing, a provider of marketing services to growth-oriented companies. Haatzama Marketing provides services to support growth and highlight the value of marketing and sales contributions.
buyer: Obility
Founded in 2011, Obility is a digital marketing agency that provides services to business-to-business (B2B) companies. Obility helps B2B companies & services reach their digital marketing goals through SEO, SEM, and Content Marketing. "
target: Haatzama Marketing
Haatzama Marketing is a provider of marketing services to growth-oriented companies. Haatzama Marketing provides services to support growth and highlight the value of marketing and sales contributions. Their services include marketing and sales operations, and performance measurement.
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closed 3/6/2019 via PR Newswire

The Wasatch Group, acquired MarketStar Corporation

synopsis: The Wasatch Group, a multi-billion dollar entrepreneurial company operating a diversified portfolio on a national level has announced it has acquired MarketStar, a leader in outsourced sales acceleration services through business-to-business direct and indirect sales programs.
buyer: The Wasatch Group
Wasatch Group is a multi-billion dollar entrepreneurial company that operates a diversified portfolio on a national level, including significant and successful investments in real estate development, construction, property management, consumer, business-to-business, and guaranty capital companies. "
target parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
target: MarketStar Corporation
MarketStar accelerates sales from lead to recurring revenue with business-to-business direct and indirect sales programs. Through a blend of voice, digital, and field engagements, they have launched, sold and supported thousands of products and services for companies across the globe.
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closed 5/1/2018 via BusinessWire

North Star Marketing merged with Figmints,

synopsis: Figmints and North Star announced they have joined forces to offer a fully integrated inbound/outbound approach to marketing that will impact how marketing and sales departments work together to drive revenue. North Star is a sales amplification company that is known for its focus on creative outbound marketing that drives revenue.
buyer: Figmints
Figmints is a full-service digital creative agency that specializes in interactive execution. They craft the creative story through branding/identity development, marketing communications collateral, website design and development, UI/UX strategy and implementation, and much much more. "
target: North Star Marketing
North Star is a sales amplification company that has been known for over 20 years for its focus on creative outbound marketing that drives revenue. They have developed two leading B2B sales and growth offerings, SalesAmp and SalesXsell.
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announced 4/17/2018 via BusinessWire

Lenati will be merged with ProKarma Inc.,

synopsis: Lenati, LLC, a leading independent marketing and sales strategy consultancy, is to merge with ProKarma Inc., a global IT solutions company and a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group. Lenati is the premier consultancy helping companies develop innovative and disruptive customer experiences.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: ProKarma Inc.
ProKarma is an IT solutions company focused on helping businesses re-engineer themselves through powerful digital platforms, customer engagement, and emerging technologies. "
target: Lenati
Lenati, LLC is a leading independent marketing and sales strategy consultancy. Headquartered in Seattle, Lenati is the premier consultancy helping companies develop innovative and disruptive customer experiences.
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closed 10/1/2010 via PR Newswire

Lead Dogs, InteliTarget & Left Coast Marketing merged with Invenio Marketing Solutions,

synopsis: Invenio Marketing Solutions, a full-service marketing company focused on the lead development and revenue growth of business-to-business and nonprofit organizations, announced it is open for business. The company was created through the merger of The Lead Dogs, InteliTarget and Left Coast Marketing.
buyer: Invenio Marketing Solutions
Invenio Marketing Solutions is a full-service marketing company focused on the lead development and revenue growth of business-to-business and nonprofit organizations. "
target: Lead Dogs, InteliTarget & Left Coast Marketing
The Lead Dogs outsourced inside sales and telesales services. InteliTarget has served as the outsourced inside sales partner for businesses. Left Coast Marketing is a marketing firm focused on helping nonprofit performing arts centers with branding, marketing, telesales and telefunding services.
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closed 8/18/2010 via PR Newswire

NetLine Corporation, acquired All About Sales, Inc.

synopsis: NetLine Corporation, a leader in integrated business-to-business marketing solutions, announced the acquisition of All About Sales, Inc., a leading pay-for-performance sales engagement business. NetLine provides targeted online lead generation services for Advertisers, Marketers, and Publishers.
buyer: NetLine Corporation
NetLine Corporation is a leading B2B integrated marketing solutions provider, delivering proven pay-for-performance results for clients that include Hewlett Packard, Juniper Networks, Microsoft Corporation, Oracle, and Universal McCann, among others. "
target: All About Sales, Inc.
All About Sales is a boutique sales and marketing firm providing high value customer acquisition and direct marketing solutions. All About Sales helps companies solve classic target market penetration and customer acquisition problems.
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closed 2/5/2020 via Company Press Release

Revel, acquired Borns B2B

synopsis: Revel, a company that specializes in building strong brands that grow manufacturing businesses, has acquired Borns B2B, a branding and marketing company designed specifically for business-to-business marketers.
buyer: Revel
Revel specializes in building strong brands that grow manufacturing businesses. Over the years, they have earned a reputation for delivering measurable ROI through their marketing strategy, brand building and marketing operations capabilities. "
target: Borns B2B
Borns B2B branding and marketing processes are designed for business-to-business marketers. Borns has helped clients market architectural products, biotech R&D services, capital equipment, contract manufacturing services, commercial lighting, industrial packaging, medical devices, and more.
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closed 2/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Gravity Global, acquired JJ Marketing

synopsis: Gravity Global, a UK company that offers full-service marketing communications including marketing and brand strategy, research and insight, and creative and execution, has acquired JJ Marketing, a UK company that works with its clients to deliver strong, results-focused solutions to their marketing and commercial objectives.
buyer parent: BrandingBusiness
buyer: Gravity Global
Headquartered in the UK, Gravity Global offers full-service marketing communications including marketing and brand strategy, research and insight, and creative and execution. They are an integrated, channel neutral, award-winning and proven team delivering marketing campaigns that truly transform. "
target: JJ Marketing
Headquartered in the UK, JJ Marketing works with its clients to deliver strong, results-focused solutions to their marketing and commercial objectives. They are a trusted insourced partner, that delivers complex marketing campaigns and programs.,
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closed 7/20/2016 via Market Wire

Gravity Global merged with BrandingBusiness,

synopsis: Gravity Global, the B2B marketing communications specialist, has merged its consulting operation with BrandingBusiness. Gravity Global is an award-winning, dedicated global B2B agency network.
buyer: BrandingBusiness
BrandingBusiness is a brand strategy and development consultancy that helps B2B companies establish, assess, and position transformational brands. It offers a rigorous approach to brand building, engagement and design with programs customized for unique challenges B2B companies face. "
target: Gravity Global
Gravity Global is an award-winning, dedicated global B2B agency network. Serving clients around the world that face challenging business issues and environments. The results their clients achieve are testament to their marketing models, process and industry leading creativity.
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closed 2/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Gravity Global, acquired JJ Marketing

synopsis: Gravity Global, a UK company that offers full-service marketing communications including marketing and brand strategy, research and insight, and creative and execution, has acquired JJ Marketing, a UK company that works with its clients to deliver strong, results-focused solutions to their marketing and commercial objectives.
buyer parent: BrandingBusiness
buyer: Gravity Global
Headquartered in the UK, Gravity Global offers full-service marketing communications including marketing and brand strategy, research and insight, and creative and execution. They are an integrated, channel neutral, award-winning and proven team delivering marketing campaigns that truly transform. "
target: JJ Marketing
Headquartered in the UK, JJ Marketing works with its clients to deliver strong, results-focused solutions to their marketing and commercial objectives. They are a trusted insourced partner, that delivers complex marketing campaigns and programs.,
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closed 7/20/2016 via Market Wire

Gravity Global merged with BrandingBusiness,

synopsis: Gravity Global, the B2B marketing communications specialist, has merged its consulting operation with BrandingBusiness. Gravity Global is an award-winning, dedicated global B2B agency network.
buyer: BrandingBusiness
BrandingBusiness is a brand strategy and development consultancy that helps B2B companies establish, assess, and position transformational brands. It offers a rigorous approach to brand building, engagement and design with programs customized for unique challenges B2B companies face. "
target: Gravity Global
Gravity Global is an award-winning, dedicated global B2B agency network. Serving clients around the world that face challenging business issues and environments. The results their clients achieve are testament to their marketing models, process and industry leading creativity.
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closed 7/20/2016 via Market Wire

Gravity Global merged with BrandingBusiness,

synopsis: Gravity Global, the B2B marketing communications specialist, has merged its consulting operation with BrandingBusiness. Gravity Global is an award-winning, dedicated global B2B agency network.
buyer: BrandingBusiness
BrandingBusiness is a brand strategy and development consultancy that helps B2B companies establish, assess, and position transformational brands. It offers a rigorous approach to brand building, engagement and design with programs customized for unique challenges B2B companies face. "
target: Gravity Global
Gravity Global is an award-winning, dedicated global B2B agency network. Serving clients around the world that face challenging business issues and environments. The results their clients achieve are testament to their marketing models, process and industry leading creativity.
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closed 2/5/2020 via Company Press Release

Revel, acquired Borns B2B

synopsis: Revel, a company that specializes in building strong brands that grow manufacturing businesses, has acquired Borns B2B, a branding and marketing company designed specifically for business-to-business marketers.
buyer: Revel
Revel specializes in building strong brands that grow manufacturing businesses. Over the years, they have earned a reputation for delivering measurable ROI through their marketing strategy, brand building and marketing operations capabilities. "
target: Borns B2B
Borns B2B branding and marketing processes are designed for business-to-business marketers. Borns has helped clients market architectural products, biotech R&D services, capital equipment, contract manufacturing services, commercial lighting, industrial packaging, medical devices, and more.
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closed 10/17/2019 via BusinessWire

Accenture, acquired Happen

synopsis: Accenture has acquired Happen, a privately owned innovation firm that uses proprietary methods, frameworks and digital tools to help clients generate new ideas, products and services that drive business growth. They specialize in product packaging, shopper insight, insight for brand positioning and more.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$43,968.43)
Accenture is a global professional services company, providing a range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology & operations. Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance & create value for their stakeholders. "
target: Happen
Happen, a privately owned innovation firm that uses proprietary methods, frameworks and digital tools to help clients generate new ideas, products and services that drive business growth. They specialize in product packaging, shopper insight, insight for brand positioning and more.
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closed 9/25/2019 via PR Newswire

PodCo Media Networks, Inc., acquired Diecast Studios

synopsis: PodCo Media Networks™, Inc., a content publisher whose podcast offerings empower the voices of a new, diverse generation of business leaders, announced the acquisition of Chicago-based Diecast Studios. Diecast offered design and development services under one roof, combining the consistency of in-house with the resource array of an agency.
buyer: PodCo Media Networks, Inc.
PodCo Media Networks is the premier source for business-oriented podcasts that reflect a broad spectrum of voices and topics in today's fast-changing markets. The network is comprised of four leading podcasts- Confessions of a Marketer, The Innovation Podcast, Demystifying Data and My First Job. "
target: Diecast Studios
Chicago-based Diecast Studios offers design and development services under one roof, combining the consistency of in-house with the resource array of an agency.
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closed 7/23/2018 via PR Newswire

Engine Shop, LLC, acquired IEG, LLC

synopsis: Engine Shop, the award-winning sports, and entertainment marketing agency, has acquired IEG, the IEG Sponsorship Conference, and ESP Properties' U.S. brand consultancy from GroupM. IEG is the premier global consultancy in partnership strategy, evaluation and measurement for leading sponsors and rightsholders.
buyer parent: Bruin Sports Capital
buyer: Engine Shop, LLC
Engine Shop, is an award-winning Global Sports and Entertainment Marketing Agency that specializes in modern, omnichannel marketing campaigns that foster consumer engagement through experiences. Its clients include American Family Insurance, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Floor and Décor, and more. "
target parent: WPP Group, plc
target: IEG, LLC
IEG is the premier global consultancy in partnership strategy, evaluation and measurement for leading sponsors and rightsholders. IEG helps brand and property clients navigate the complex universe of sponsorship and engagement marketing to optimize the value of brand partnerships.
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closed 3/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

All Contents, acquired La Machine

synopsis: All Contents, a communications agency specializing in editorial influence, has acquired La Machine, a company that provides B2B communication and brand management services. Both companies are based in France.
buyer: All Contents
All Contents is a communications agency specializing in editorial influence. They combine content communication and publishing. They are based in Paris, France. "
target: La Machine
La Machine SARL provides B2B communication and brand management services. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Aubière, France.
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closed 2/1/2018 via Company Press Release

Publitek Limited, acquired McBru

synopsis: Publitek has acquired McBru, a similar B2B tech agency based in Portland, Oregon. With immediate effect, McBru becomes Publitek North America and its founder, Kerry McClenahan, takes on the role of President. McBru's services include branding, influencer relations, social media, advertising, lead nurturing, interactive, content marketing, and more.
buyer parent: Next 15
buyer: Publitek Limited
Publitek is a UK-based, technical B2B digital shop focused on content marketing. Publitek is a technical, content-led, B2B marketing communications agency specialising in electronics, automation and engineering. "
target: McBru
McBru (McClenahan Bruer) is a full-service integrated tech B2B marketing agency. Their services include branding, influencer relations, social media, advertising, lead nurturing, interactive, content marketing, and customer engagement.
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closed 8/3/2017 via BusinessWire

Accenture, acquired Brand Learning

synopsis: Accenture has acquired marketing and sales capability consultancy Brand Learning, to help organizations drive sustained customer led growth by enhancing their marketing, sales, HR and leadership capabilities.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$43,968.43)
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance. "
target: Brand Learning
Brand Learning is a marketing and sales capability consultancy that helps organizations drive sustained customer led growth by enhancing their marketing, sales, HR and leadership capabilities.
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closed 11/3/2016 via BNC Analysis

All Contents, acquired Agence 1989

synopsis: All Contents, a French communications agency specializing in editorial influence, has acquired Agence 1989, a French creative agency, specialized in B2B brand strategies, design and interactive services.
buyer: All Contents
All Contents is a communications agency specializing in editorial influence. They combine content communication and publishing. They are based in Paris, France. "
target: Agence 1989
Agence 1989 is a French creative agency, specialized in B2B brand strategies, design and interactive services. They are based in Aubière, France.
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closed 12/11/2019 via PR Web

Sawaya Consulting, acquired Coast To Coast Studio

synopsis: Sawaya Consulting, a Utah-based design and technology firm, has acquired Coast To Coast Studio, a full-service graphic design studio based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Coast To Coast Studio provides a curated creative experience that positions businesses to reach their utmost potential.
buyer: Sawaya Consulting
Sawaya Consulting focuses on the concept of information management through design and technology with an expertise in UI/UX, Web Design, and Web Development. They help deliver messages, products, or services with efficient, elegant solutions. "
target: Coast To Coast Studio
Coast To Coast Studio is a full-service graphic design studio based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Coast To Coast Studio provides a curated creative experience that positions businesses to reach their utmost potential.
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closed 3/18/2015 via BNC Analysis

Capita Resourcing, acquired ThirtyThree LLP

synopsis: Capita has announced the acquisition of ThirtyThree LLP, a leading employer branding and marketing agency. The London and Bristol based firm will join Capita Resourcing, one of the UK’s foremost recruitment businesses. ThirtyThree provides employer branding, research, employee engagement and digital media services.
buyer parent: Capita PLC
buyer: Capita Resourcing
Capita Resourcing is a UK leader in the areas of outsourced recruitment, specialist and large scale resourcing and executive recruitment. Internally, specialist business units provide a wide range of HR services from resourcing, training and development, and more. "
target: ThirtyThree LLP
ThirtyThree LLP provides employer branding and marketing solutions to organizations in the United Kingdom and internationally. It offers research and consulting services that help organizations to identify, develop, and promote their employer brands.
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closed 9/10/2014 via BusinessWire

Lippincott, acquired Bonfire Communications

synopsis: Lippincott, a leading global branding firm, announced it has acquired Bonfire Communications, the premier agency in employee engagement and internal communications. The acquisition will enhance its ability to comprehensively address all aspects of brand building from strategy to expression through employee behavior and customer experience.
buyer parent: Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
buyer: Lippincott
Lippincott is a leading global branding firm. Their passion is to create, build and grow iconic brands that inspire customers and employees and deliver lasting results for their clients. Their approach is equal parts strategic thinking and creative excellence. "
target: Bonfire Communications
Bonfire Communications has for more than a decade partnered with the world's most respected organizations to build brands and achieve business goals by inspiring employee belief and action. They help companies drive sustainable, long-term differentiation from the inside out.
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closed 6/8/2010 via Market Wire

ReputationDefender, Inc., acquired Ziggs, Inc.

synopsis: ReputationDefender, the world's leading online reputation and privacy management company, has acquired Ziggs.com, a social networking site for business professionals.
buyer: ReputationDefender, Inc.
ReputationDefender has advanced technology, unique business processes and a suite of products designed for all consumer segments that make it easier to control online reputations and protect against Internet stalking, identity theft/impersonation and other online threats. "
target: Ziggs, Inc.
Ziggs is your one-stop source for creating and managing your online brand. Market yourself on the Web and simplify how you stay in touch with people important to you.
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closed 3/17/2011 via Company Description

Bungee Banner, Inc., acquired Storeimage Programs, Inc.

synopsis: Bungee Banner has acquired the intellectual property of Storeimage of Brantford, Ontario. Storeimage has become North America’s Leading retail solutions provider.
buyer: Bungee Banner, Inc.
Bungee Banner is a leader in digital printing and carpentry in the Ottawa/Gatineau area. Since 2001, their team of professionals has gained high-tech proficiency in digital imaging enabling them to design new manufacturing methods which are now patented in Canada and the United States. "
target: Storeimage Programs, Inc.
Storeimage Programs, Inc. provides retail solutions in North America. It offers strategic design, project management, single source production, and logistics and warehousing management services.
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announced 2/13/2019 via PR Newswire

TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications, will acquire CKR Interactive Inc.

synopsis: TMP Worldwide, a global leader in talent acquisition technologies, will acquire CKR Interactive, an employer branding and recruitment marketing firm. CKR Interactive helps organizations solve complex recruiting and retention issues through employer branding, career sites, social/emerging media and customized media and marketing strategies.
buyer parent: Gemspring Capital
buyer: TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications
TMP Worldwide is a global leader in talent acquisition technologies, committed to finding new ways to leverage software, strategy and creative to build talent and enhance clients' employer brands – across every connection point. "
target: CKR Interactive Inc.
CKR Interactive is a full-service employer branding and recruitment marketing firm. CKR Interactive helps organizations solve complex recruiting and retention issues through employer branding, career sites, social/emerging media and customized media and marketing strategies.
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closed 1/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

Endeavor Global Marketing, acquired 160over90

synopsis: Philadelphia branding agency 160over90 has been acquired by a New York firm. 160over90 has been acquired by Endeavor Global Marketing, the cultural marketing division of Endeavor, which is the holding company formed after entertainment company WME acquired IMG.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: Endeavor Global Marketing
Endeavor is a global leader in entertainment, sports and fashion operating in more than 30 countries. Endeavor specializes in talent representation and management; brand strategy, activation and licensing; media production, sales and distribution; and event management. "
target parent: Searchlight Capital Partners
target: 160over90
160over90 is the leading branding and marketing consultancy in higher education, and maintains a strong foothold in the healthcare, sports and lifestyle industries.
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closed 3/2/2016 via PE Hub

Searchlight Capital Partners, acquired 160over90

synopsis: National branding and creative services agency 160over90 announced that private equity firm Searchlight Capital Partners, L.P., has made a significant investment for a majority stake in the company.
buyer: Searchlight Capital Partners
Searchlight is a global private investment firm with offices in New York, London and Toronto. Searchlight invests in businesses where its long term capital and strategic support accelerate value creation for all stakeholders. "
target: 160over90
160over90 is a branding and creative services agency with offices in Philadelphia, PA, Newport Beach, CA, and Gainesville, FL. They work alongside companies to help tackle their business and marketing challenges.
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closed 6/15/2009 via Market Wire

Sage Communications, acquired JDG Communications Inc.

synopsis: Sage Communications, one of the fastest growing full-service marketing communications firms in the Greater Washington D.C. area, announced it has acquired Falls Church-based JDG Communications, a strategic marketing communications and branding firm serving government, corporate and non-profit clients in the D.C. metro region.
buyer: Sage Communications
Sage Communications is a full-service marketing communications agency specializing in the technology, government and healthcare markets with offices in the Greater Washington D.C. area and San Francisco, Calif. "
target: JDG Communications Inc.
JDG's strategic team focuses on "communicating what matters" with highly creative branding and identity programs, public outreach campaigns, website design and programming, publications, capabilities brochures, consumer and b2b sales support materials and trade show exhibits.
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closed 6/1/2007 via PR Newswire

inVentiv Health, Inc., acquired Addison Whitney

synopsis: Addison Whitney, a full service brand identity and consulting firm that specializes in creating unique brand solutions for global pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical companies, announces its acquisition by inVentiv Health.
buyer: inVentiv Health, Inc.
inVentiv Health, Inc. is the leading provider of commercialization and complementary services to the global pharmaceutical, life sciences and biotechnology industries. inVentiv delivers its customized clinical, sales, marketing and communications solutions. "
target: Addison Whitney
Addison Whitney is a full service brand identity consultancy. Addison Whitney Healthcare strives to provide powerful brand identity solutions to global pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical companies.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/30/2009 via BusinessWire

Aims Worldwide, Inc., acquired BrandStand Group, Inc.

synopsis: AIMS Worldwide, Inc., an integrated marketing communications consultancy providing organizations with focused marketing solutions, announced the acquisition of restaurant marketing firm BrandStand Group, Inc. of Lewisberry, Pennsylvania.
buyer: Aims Worldwide, Inc.
AIMS Worldwide is a vertically integrated marketing communications consultancy providing organizations with focused marketing solutions at the lowest possible cost. "
target: BrandStand Group, Inc.
BrandStand Group Inc. is a premier provider of restaurant brand positioning, brand management and brand marketing strategies in North America.
price ($mm)
$0.90
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