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closed 7/29/2016 via Company Press Release

Ingenta, acquired 5 Fifteen

synopsis: Ingenta, the leading software provider to the publishing industry, has acquired 5 fifteen Ltd, software supplier to the magazine and newspaper industry. Established in the UK in 1999, 5 fifteen is renowned for its web-based advertising platform, ad DEPOT, which allows media organizations to sell, manage and deliver print and digital advertising.
buyer: Ingenta (AIM:ING:$18.36)
Ingenta is the largest supplier of technology and related services for the publishing industry. Working with eight of the ten largest publishers in the world, they help information providers meet their evolving and wide-ranging publishing needs. "
target: 5 Fifteen
Established in the UK in 1999, 5 fifteen is renowned for its web-based advertising platform, ad DEPOT, which allows media organisations to sell, manage and deliver print and digital advertising.
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$0.64
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closed 1/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

AOL Inc., acquired AlephD

synopsis: AOL, Inc. has acquired AlephD, a Paris-based startup that helps publishers automatically indentify the best price for each ad impression. AlephD provides real-time solutions to publishers selling inventory over RTB.
buyer parent: Verizon Communications
buyer: AOL Inc. (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL is a media technology company that simplifies the Internet for consumers and creators by unleashing the world's best builders of culture and code. AOL operates at scale, connecting tens of thousands of publishers with advertisers on its global and programmatic, content and advertising platforms."
target: AlephD
AlephD provides real-time solutions to publishers selling inventory over RTB. AlephD provides real-time capabilities to online publishers. Its solutions instantly boost digital publishers RTB revenues (Real Time Bidding) by up to 30%.
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closed 12/3/2015 via BNC Analysis

Acxiom Corporation, purchased Advanced-Advertising Unit from The Allant Group, Inc.

synopsis: Acxiom Corp, the data analytics firm, has acquired the advanced-advertising unit of Allant Group, a third-party data shop focused on advertising and marketing. Allant Group's Advanced-Advertising Unit helps ad buyers and sellers execute TV, VOD and online household and zone addressable campaigns with their SaaS solution Audience Interconnect.
buyer: Acxiom Corporation (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom is an enterprise data, analytics and software-as-a-service Company that fuses trust, experience and scale to fuel data-driven results. Acxiom is an innovator in harnessing the most important sources and uses of data to strengthen connections between people, businesses and their partners. "
seller parent: MidOcean Partners
seller: The Allant Group, Inc.
Allant offers advanced TV advertising software and data products as well as data and analytic driven marketing and advertising services. Their Advanced-Advertising Unit helps ad buyers and sellers execute TV, VOD and online household and zone addressable campaigns with their data-enabled software.
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closed 7/23/2014 via BusinessWire

WideOrbit, Inc., acquired Admeta AB

synopsis: WideOrbit Inc., the leading provider of advertising management software for media companies, has acquired Admeta, a leading provider of solutions for digital programmatic sell-side platforms based in Sweden. Admeta provides sophisticated yield optimization solutions that help premium publishers significantly improve digital revenue.
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: Admeta AB
Admeta provides sophisticated yield optimization solutions that help premium publishers significantly improve digital revenue. Admeta’s core functionality includes Artificial Intelligence-based learning, dynamic floor pricing, full premium programmatic support for private marketplaces and Deal ID.
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closed 4/30/2014 via BusinessWire

WideOrbit, Inc., acquired Fivia

synopsis: WideOrbit Inc., the leading provider of advertising management software for media companies, announced that it has acquired Paris-based Fivia, a digital advertising management software provider. Fivia’s software product manages the workflow of major sell-side advertising publishers to maximize the value of their digital advertising inventory.
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: IPMG
target: Fivia
Fivia is a digital advertising management software provider headquartered in Paris, France. Fivia’s software product manages the workflow of major sell-side advertising publishers to maximize the value of their digital advertising inventory.
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closed 2/25/2017 via BNC Analysis

The Nielsen Company, Inc., acquired Rhiza

synopsis: Global data firm Nielsen Holdings is acquiring Rhiza Inc., a Shadyside-based company that provides media and consumer analytics software. Rhiza’s web-based advertising research and sales tools make Big Data actionable for the media industry, increasing revenue for both media companies and advertisers.
buyer: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,311.00)
Nielsen is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers watch and buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content is consumed. "
target: Rhiza
Rhiza’s web-based advertising research and sales tools make Big Data actionable for the media industry, increasing revenue for both media companies and advertisers. Media publishers use Rhiza to arm their salespeople with better tools for selling premium advertising.
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closed 9/25/2017 via BusinessWire

OpenX Technologies, Inc., acquired PubNation

synopsis: OpenX, the global leader in quality programmatic advertising, announced that it has completed the acquisition of PubNation. PubNation’s technology equips publishers with the necessary tools to manage advertising quality at scale, irrespective of how many containers or exchanges they work with.
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: PubNation
PubNation’s technology equips publishers with the necessary tools to manage advertising quality at scale, irrespective of how many containers or exchanges they work with.
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closed 5/7/2014 via PR Web

NewsCycle Solutions, acquired MediaSpan Group, Inc.

synopsis: NEWSCYCLE Solutions, a leading provider of software and services for the global news media industry, announced that it has acquired MediaSpan Group, Inc., a media software innovator that provides solutions to more than 3,000 local newspaper and broadcast properties
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: NewsCycle Solutions
NEWSCYCLE Solutions delivers the broadest range of technology solutions for the global news media industry, including content management, digital advertising, circulation, and audience relationship management. "
target: MediaSpan Group, Inc.
MediaSpan Group, Inc. powers digital content management, online marketing, advertising and business productivity solutions for the world's leading media companies including Sun Media, Advance Publications, MediaNews, Gannett and Radio One.
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announced 4/1/2008 via PR Newswire

AdStar, Inc., will acquire Relevantis, Inc.

synopsis: AdStar, Inc. announced an agreement in principle to acquire Relevantis in an all-stock transaction. The acquisition underscores AdStar's commitment to reposition itself as a full service supplier of mobile advertising solutions and adds important proprietary technologies for mobile advertising applications and infrastructures.
buyer: AdStar, Inc. (ADST:$4.76)
AdStar, Inc. is a leading provider of e-commerce transaction services and payment processing solutions for the digital and print advertising and publishing industries. AdStar's proprietary suite of e-commerce services includes remote ad-entry software, mobile and web-based ad transaction. "
target: Relevantis, Inc.
Relevantis, Inc. develops and licenses advertising technologies that enable truly relevant advertising. The company's customers include major publishers and application developers. Rooted in cutting edge probability theory, its patent-pending Relevancy Engine supports powerful behavioral targeting.
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closed 7/7/2016 via BusinessWire

MediaOcean, acquired Invision Inc.

synopsis: Mediaocean, the leading software provider for the advertising world, announced that it has acquired INVISION Inc., a leading provider of cross-device sell-side workflow solutions to major media companies. Trusted by the largest media companies in the industry, its proven expertise and SaaS based solutions help clients streamline operations.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: MediaOcean
Mediaocean is the world's only software company that automates every aspect of the advertising workflow, from planning and buying, to analyzing and optimizing, to invoicing and payments. Its open cross-media platforms have unmatched reach and bridge traditional and digital media. "
target: Invision Inc.
INVISION Inc. is the media industry’s most experienced provider of cross-device advertising sales software. Trusted by the largest media and television companies in the industry, its proven expertise and SaaS based solutions help clients streamline operations and maximize revenue of their inventory.
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closed 1/20/2016 via Company Press Release

Efficio merged with ShareBuilders,

synopsis: ShareBuilders, Inc., the leading provider of yield management solutions for the broadcast media sales industry, announced a merger with Efficio Solutions, Inc., a leader in media sales management, CRM and yield solutions to the broadcast industry.
buyer: ShareBuilders
ShareBuilders is the largest media yield management software company in the US. In 2010 their local broadcast TV clients billed about $3.7 billion, which is estimated to be 1 out of every 5 commercials sold on English-speaking network affiliates. "
target: Efficio
Efficio Solutions, Inc. was founded in 1999 and created by broadcasters for broadcasters with over 8,000 users in the media sales industry. Efficio is a fully integrated media sales management solution that answers the needs of salespeople and sales managers.
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closed 2/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

Independent Media Distribution plc, acquired eBUS Ltd.

synopsis: IMD has acquired the eBUS Media Network to create a substantial worldwide footprint for digital TV ad delivery. eBUS Limited provides video content management and distribution services for Asian advertising and media market.
buyer parent: Vitruvian Partners LLP
buyer: Independent Media Distribution plc
Indepedent Media Distribution (IMD), is the leading distributor of broadcast quality commercial advertising, new music and music videos. IMD provides the advertising and music industries with a reliable, fast and verifiable distribution service, which has set the standard for the industry. "
target: eBUS Ltd.
eBUS enables users to send TV ads faster, easier, more cost effectively and in High Definition. eBUS is the only video content management and distribution business totally dedicated to the Asia Pacific advertising and media market.
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closed 1/17/2018 via PR Newswire

Diversis Capital, acquired Marketron

synopsis: Diversis Capital, a North American private equity firm with a focus on carve-outs and standalone deals within the lower and middle markets, has acquired Marketron, the leading provider of revenue management and audience engagement software for media companies.
buyer: Diversis Capital
Founded in 2013, Diversis Capital LLC is a North American private equity firm with a focus on carve-outs and standalone deals within the lower and middle markets that require both sharp financial acumen and operational expertise to obtain success. "
target parent: Wicks Group of Companies
target: Marketron
Marketron is the media industry's leading provider of business software solutions and services specializing in revenue management and audience engagement. The Marketron Mediascape platform streamlines operational efficiencies through a web-based platform that is open for partner integrations.
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closed 4/6/2006 via BusinessWire

Medio Systems, Inc., acquired WebRelevance

synopsis: Medio Systems, Inc., the leader in mobile search, announced the acquisition and successful integration of WebRelevance, the software and services pioneer in contextual advertising. Medio's acquisition of WebRelevance accelerates the development of Medio's advanced mobile advertising platform.
buyer: Medio Systems, Inc.
Medio Systems, Inc. is the preeminent mobile search solution provider. The company combines the latest in patent-pending search, personalization, recommendation and advertising technologies. "
target: WebRelevance
WebRelevance is a software and services company focused on using contextual targeting to dramatically improve advertising performance for both advertisers and media sites — simultaneously increasing advertiser ROI and media site revenue.
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closed 1/22/2020 via PR Web

Blockthrough, acquired Uponit

synopsis: Blockthrough, the market leader in adblock revenue recovery, has acquired Uponit, a sophisticated ad recovery platform in Israel. Uponit helps online publishers measure and restore their blocked ad inventory and communicate with their adblocking audience.
buyer: Blockthrough
Founded in 2015, Toronto-based Blockthrough is the world’s leading Adblock Revenue Recovery platform for publishers. Blockthrough helps publishers recover revenue lost to adblocking by creating safe, unintrusive ad experiences that leverage the publisher's existing monetization partners. "
target: Uponit
Uponit is a sophisticated ad recovery platform in Israel. Uponit helps online publishers measure and restore their blocked ad inventory and communicate with their adblocking audience. Their platform recovers and enforces non-intrusive ad formats to ensure a good user experience.
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closed 11/15/2018 via PR Web

Blockthrough, acquired PageFair

synopsis: Blockthrough, a Toronto-based leading Adblock Revenue Recovery platform for publishers, announced its acquisition of PageFair, an industry pioneer in publisher adblock solutions based in Dublin, Ireland.
buyer: Blockthrough
Founded in 2015, Toronto-based Blockthrough is the world’s leading Adblock Revenue Recovery platform for publishers. Blockthrough helps publishers recover revenue lost to adblocking by creating safe, unintrusive ad experiences that leverage the publisher's existing monetization partners. "
target: PageFair
Founded in 2012, PageFair launched the world’s first adblock measurement and adblock revenue recovery product and has served as the go-to source of information and insights on adblocking to the industry at large. They are based in Dublin, Ireland.
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announced 6/13/2011 via Reuters

Google Inc., will acquire AdMeld Inc.

synopsis: Google Inc., plans to buy online advertising company AdMeld to grab a larger slice of the market for graphical display ads. AdMeld helps publishers maximize revenue from ad networks and exchanges, reduce operating costs and protect their brands from unwanted ads.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: AdMeld Inc.
AdMeld is an ad network optimization company. AdMeld helps publishers maximize revenue from ad networks and exchanges, reduce operating costs and protect their brands from unwanted ads. Founded in 2007, the company is headquartered in New York City with offices in San Francisco and London.
price ($mm)
$400
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closed 3/4/2020 via PR Newswire

Gather, acquired Tripleseat

synopsis: Tripleseat, the leading web-based sales and event management technology solutions for restaurants, hotels, and unique venues, announced an acquisition by Vista Equity Partners, a leading investment firm focused on enterprise software. Through the acquisition, Gather, already owned by Vista, will be merged with Tripleseat.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Gather
Gather is a sales and event management platform bridging technology and hospitality, transforming the way events are booked, planned, managed, and executed. Its event platform and marketplace help national brands, hospitality groups, and independent venues streamline booking management. "
target: Tripleseat
Tripleseat is a sales and event management platform that helps restaurants, hotels, and unique venues streamline the planning process and increase event sales. Tripleseat was founded in 2008 by Jonathan Morse and Kevin Zink.
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closed 6/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Atypon Systems, Inc., acquired RedLink

synopsis: Atypon, the technology leader in the scholarly publishing market, has acquired RedLink, the provider of key data and insights for academic publishers, libraries, and consortia. RedLink’s data and engagement products include Library Dashboard, Publisher Dashboard, SiteLeads, and Remarq.
buyer parent: Wiley
buyer: Atypon Systems, Inc.
Atypon develops publishing technologies for getting content into the hands of practitioners and researchers. Literatum, their online publishing and website development platform, gives content providers automated tools to manage, market, and monetize any type of content for distribution. "
target: RedLink
RedLink helps libraries, publishers, and users see what they’ve been missing. RedLink’s products include intuitive dashboards for libraries and publishers (Library Dashboard and Publisher Dashboard), unique sales prospecting engines (SiteLeads), and editorial engagement tools (Remarq).
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announced 2/13/2019 via Wall Street Journal

The Nielsen Company, Inc., will acquire Sorenson Media Inc.

synopsis: Data analytics company Nielsen Co. is the winning bidder for the assets of bankrupt television data provider Sorenson Media Inc. Sorenson Media's technology provides networks, broadcasters and advertisers with a complete toolkit to enable, enhance and improve the TV advertising viewing experience.
buyer: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,311.00)
Nielsen Holdings plc is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. For more than 90 years Nielsen has provided data and analytics based on scientific rigor and innovation. "
target: Sorenson Media Inc.
Sorenson Media provides trusted solutions to the television industry and is an innovator in driving the future of television advertising. Their technology provides networks, broadcasters and advertisers with a complete toolkit to enable, enhance and improve the TV advertising viewing experience.
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$11
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closed 7/29/2016 via Company Press Release

Ingenta, acquired 5 Fifteen

synopsis: Ingenta, the leading software provider to the publishing industry, has acquired 5 fifteen Ltd, software supplier to the magazine and newspaper industry. Established in the UK in 1999, 5 fifteen is renowned for its web-based advertising platform, ad DEPOT, which allows media organizations to sell, manage and deliver print and digital advertising.
buyer: Ingenta (AIM:ING:$18.36)
Ingenta is the largest supplier of technology and related services for the publishing industry. Working with eight of the ten largest publishers in the world, they help information providers meet their evolving and wide-ranging publishing needs. "
target: 5 Fifteen
Established in the UK in 1999, 5 fifteen is renowned for its web-based advertising platform, ad DEPOT, which allows media organisations to sell, manage and deliver print and digital advertising.
price ($mm)
$0.64
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$2
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closed 7/29/2016 via Company Press Release

Ingenta, acquired 5 Fifteen

synopsis: Ingenta, the leading software provider to the publishing industry, has acquired 5 fifteen Ltd, software supplier to the magazine and newspaper industry. Established in the UK in 1999, 5 fifteen is renowned for its web-based advertising platform, ad DEPOT, which allows media organizations to sell, manage and deliver print and digital advertising.
buyer: Ingenta (AIM:ING:$18.36)
Ingenta is the largest supplier of technology and related services for the publishing industry. Working with eight of the ten largest publishers in the world, they help information providers meet their evolving and wide-ranging publishing needs. "
target: 5 Fifteen
Established in the UK in 1999, 5 fifteen is renowned for its web-based advertising platform, ad DEPOT, which allows media organisations to sell, manage and deliver print and digital advertising.
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closed 1/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Firebrand Technologies, Inc., acquired Enthrill Distribution Inc.

synopsis: Firebrand Technologies, a pioneer in publishing technology services, announced the acquisition of the technology assets and brands from Enthrill Distribution, Inc., a provider of innovative digital content distribution technologies for the publishing industry.
buyer: Firebrand Technologies, Inc.
Firebrand Technologies provides leading software and services to help publishers achieve success. Title Management™ Enterprise Software tracks titles from pre-acquisition through post- production, marketing and sales; Direct2Reader™ provides a platform for publishers to reach directly to readers. "
target: Enthrill Distribution Inc.
Enthrill Distribution, Inc. is a provider of innovative digital content distribution technologies for the publishing industry. Enthrill's products include PackaDRM, a device agnostic social DRM, and the Endpaper Engine, an ebook delivery platform that delivers ebooks into any reading device.
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closed 5/6/2021 via GlobeNewswire

JW Player, acquired VUALTO

synopsis: JW Player, the leading video software and data insights platform, announced it is acquiring VUALTO, a leading provider of live and on-demand video streaming and Digital Rights Management (DRM) solutions.
buyer: JW Player
JW Player is a New York based company that has developed a video player software of the same name. The player, for embedding videos onto web pages, is used by news, video-hosting companies and for self-hosted web videos "
target: VUALTO
VUALTO design, develop and deploy streaming solutions to make your online video happen. They provide cutting edge products and services which can be used individually or together for adaptable, scalable, intelligent video delivery.
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closed 4/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, Inc., acquired Sony New Media Solutions Inc.

synopsis: Deluxe announced the acquisition of Sony New Media Solutions (NMS), which offers media platform services to leading global media companies, including Sony Pictures Entertainment. The integration of Sony NMS into Deluxe’s existing digital media supply chain platform will offer media companies access to a comprehensive suite of services.
buyer: Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, Inc.
Deluxe provides secure distribution and localization services for studios, OTT platforms, and content creators. Its cloud-based solutions offer customizable, end-to-end solutions that enable customers to create and distribute content and streaming experiences to audiences on a global scale. "
target parent: Sony Corporation
target: Sony New Media Solutions Inc.
Sony New Media Solutions (NMS) offers media platform services to leading global media companies, including Sony Pictures Entertainment. Sony NMS's solution Ven.ue offers a service suite that encompasses a revolutionary end-to-end digital media management and distribution solution.
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closed 10/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

Corsearch, acquired Marketly LLC

synopsis: Corsearch, Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of the prominent provider of anti-piracy services, Marketly. Marketly is a global organization dedicated to protecting assets and fighting online piracy. The acquisition strengthens Corsearch's brand protection offering.
buyer parent: Audax Group
buyer: Corsearch
Corsearch is a leading provider of clearance and online brand protection solutions for trademark and brand professionals. With highly trained researchers, an expansive global content set, and customer-focused technology tools, Corsearch empowers its customers with powerful brand solutions. "
target: Marketly LLC
Born in the fertile tech ecosystem of Silicon Valley, Marketly is an anti-piracy company driven by a culture of innovation. Marketly is a global organization dedicated to protecting assets and fighting online piracy.
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closed 1/22/2020 via PR Newswire

AVL Digital Group, acquired FUGA

synopsis: Global music company Downtown Music Holdings, announced that its subsidiary, AVL Digital Group (AVL), has acquired FUGA®, the Netherlands-based B2B music technology and services company. FUGA are the industry-leading technology and services company for international rightsholders, offering best-of-breed digital supply chain integration.
buyer parent: Stephens Inc.
buyer: AVL Digital Group
AVL Digital Group is a global network of music distribution and monetization brands, including CD Baby®, AdRev®, DashGoSM and Soundrop®. With a diverse client base, AVL distributes and monetizes more than 10 million tracks across popular streaming services. "
target: FUGA
FUGA are the industry-leading technology and services company for international rightsholders, offering best-of-breed digital supply chain integration alongside dynamic promotion and marketing. FUGA are listed on the highest tier for both Spotify™ and Apple™'s preferred distributors.
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announced 11/24/2020 via BusinessWire

MadNetwork, will acquire Po.et

synopsis: MadNetwork, a custom blockchain purpose-built for enterprise authentication infrastructure, will acquire Po.et, the decentralized protocol for content ownership, discovery, and monetization in media. Together, they aim to tackle identity validation and its uses in content and monetization.
buyer: MadNetwork
MadNetwork is a custom blockchain designed to authenticate and manage the identity of organizations, people, or assets in the digital world. MadNetwok’s technology can be leveraged by virtually every industry to automate transactions between trusted, authenticated counterparties. "
target parent: BTC Media LLC
target: Po.et
Po.et — Proof of Existence 2.0 is a Bitcoin blockchain protocol that establishes an open, universal and immutable ledger for managing the ownership, attribution, and licensing of creative digital assets.
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closed 10/18/2010 via BusinessWire

MarkMonitor Inc., acquired DtecNet

synopsis: MarkMonitor, a leader in enterprise brand protection announced that it has acquired DtecNet, a market leading global anti-piracy company. With the addition of DtecNet technology, MarkMonitor expands its Brand Protection platform, adding greater breadth in targeting both the distribution points and promotional vehicles for pirated digital content.
buyer parent: Institutional Venture Partners
buyer: MarkMonitor Inc.
MarkMonitor, the global leader in enterprise brand protection, offers comprehensive solutions and services that safeguard brands, reputation and revenue from online risks. "
target: DtecNet
DtecNet is a global anti-piracy company with regional offices in Los Angeles California, Copenhagen Denmark, Paris France and Vilnius Lithuania.
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announced 2/25/2021 via Company Press Release

Xytech, will acquire ScheduALL

synopsis: Xytech will acquire ScheduALL, a leader in Enterprise Resource Management (ERM) software for the media, broadcast, and transmission industries. This acquisition provides Xytech the ability to afford customers, and the marketplace as a whole, an end-to-end resource management system with scalability and configurability in a cloud-enabled platform.
buyer: Xytech
Xytech is the leader in facility management software for the broadcast and media industries. MediaPulse, the company's end-to-end solution, provides scheduling, automation, asset management, billing, and cost recovery for broadcasters, media services companies, and transmission facilities. "
target parent: Net Insight AB
target: ScheduALL
ScheduALL is a leader in Enterprise Resource Management (ERM) software for the media, broadcast and transmission industries. The ScheduALL application is an ERM solution that simplifies the administration of facilities, equipment, asset libraries, personnel scheduling, bidding, billing and payments.
price ($mm)
$6.00
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$8
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closed 9/2/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Net Insight AB, acquired ScheduALL

synopsis: Net Insight, the leading provider of live, interactive and on-demand media transport, announces the acquisition of the US software company ScheduALL. ScheduALL, founded in 1989, is a provider of ERM (Enterprise Resources Management) software for media, broadcast and transmission businesses.
buyer: Net Insight AB (OM:NETI B:$47.50)
Net Insight’s products enable lossless video transport at any scale – from live contribution via Internet, to ultra-high-definition distribution in managed media networks spanning the globe. "
target: ScheduALL
Since 1989, ScheduALL has been providing Enterprise Resource Management (ERM) solutions to the largest media, broadcast and transmission businesses in more than 50 countries across the globe. The software has received several industry awards for its market-leading innovations.
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closed 2/17/2006 via

Google Inc., acquired dMarc Broadcasting, Inc.

synopsis: Google Inc. today announced it has agreed to acquire dMarc Broadcasting, Inc., a Newport Beach, Calif.-based digital solutions provider for the radio broadcast industry.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: dMarc Broadcasting, Inc.
dMarc Broadcasting is a developer of digital audio systems and related services for radio broadcasters. Through subsidiaries Scott Studios and Computer Concepts (dba Maestro), the company provides digital systems to more than 4,600 radio stations.
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$1,238
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closed 11/29/2016 via BusinessWire

Vista Equity Partners, acquired Cvent, Inc.

synopsis: Cvent, Inc., a leading cloud-based enterprise event management company, announced that it has been acquired by Vista Equity Partners, a leading private equity firm focused on investments in software, data, and technology-enabled businesses. Following the transaction, Reggie Aggarwal will remain the Chief Executive Officer and President of Cvent.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista currently invests in software, data and technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. Vista is a value-added investor, contributing professional expertise and multi-level support towards companies realizing their full potential. "
target: Cvent, Inc. (CVT:$219.51)
Cvent, Inc. is a leading cloud-based enterprise event management company, with approximately 16,000 customers worldwide. Cvent offers software solutions to event planners for online event registration, venue selection, event management, mobile apps for events, email marketing, and web surveys.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,519 [$1,342]
rev ($mm)
$199
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
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7.1x
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225.1x
closed 5/30/2019 via BusinessWire

ShootProof, acquired Táve

synopsis: ShootProof, a leading global provider of online gallery software and related services for professional and semi-professional photographers, announced the acquisition of Táve, a SaaS company offering one of the most advanced and customizable platforms for managing creative event-based businesses.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: ShootProof
ShootProof is a leading provider of online gallery software and sales tools for professional and semi-professional photographers around the world. Founded in 2010, ShootProof serves tens of thousands of photographers in 38 countries, offering 18 different languages for galleries. "
target: Táve
Táve is a cloud-based studio management solution that enables businesses to automate workflow with proposals, booking management, invoicing, expense tracking, activity monitoring, online contract signing and more.
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closed 5/29/2008 via BusinessWire

SafeNet Inc., acquired Beep Science AS

synopsis: SafeNet, Inc., a global leader in information security, has acquired assets of Beep Science AS, a leading provider of mobile Digital Rights Management software. Beep Science’s DRM software will join the portfolio of mobile content and mobile platform security applications already offered by SafeNet.
buyer parent: Vector Capital
buyer: SafeNet Inc.
SafeNet is a global leader in information security. The company provides complete security utilizing its encryption technologies to protect communications, intellectual property and digital identities, and offers a full spectrum of products including hardware, software, and chips. "
target: Beep Science AS
Beep Science is a provider of client and server side Mobile Digital Rights Management (DRM) software solutions. Beep Science' solutions are based on the DRM industry standard from Open Mobile Alliance (OMA).
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closed 12/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

MVB Marketing und Verlagsservice des Buchhandels GmbH, acquired VLB-TIX GmbH & Co KG

synopsis: MVB has acquired all shares in VLB-TIX GmbH & Co KG., which was previously managed as a joint venture with Newbooks Solutions. VLB-TIX is the platform for high quality, productive and up-to-the-minute communication about new books that goes way beyond title listings or printed previews.
buyer parent: Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels e.V.
buyer: MVB Marketing und Verlagsservice des Buchhandels GmbH
MVB Marketing und Verlagsservice des Buchhandels GmbH is the leading service company for the German book industry. As a subsidiary of Börsenverein e.V. it offers a wide range of different products for publishers and booksellers for the marketing of books. "
target parent: Newbooks Solutions GmbH
target: VLB-TIX GmbH & Co KG
VLB-TIX provides access to title data for all new publications and related backlist contained in the NEWBOOKS and VLB databases. The new title announcement service for the German publishing industry has been developed by NEWBOOKS Solutions together with MVB.
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closed 2/9/2015 via PR Newswire

Juggernaut, LLC merged with Aysling,

synopsis: Aysling and Juggernaut LLC have merged. Aysling is a provider of marketing software solutions and digital media production services. Juggernaut develops two products: MagHub, a full-service magazine publishing tool with robust CRM capabilities, and Juggernaut CRM, a CRM tool built for small to medium businesses of all types.
buyer: Aysling
Aysling is a provider of marketing software solutions and digital media production services for publishers, retailers, corporations and agencies around the world. "
target: Juggernaut, LLC
Juggernaut is the developer of two Customer Relationship Management (CRM) products, MagHub and Juggernaut CRM. MagHub is a comprehensive publishing solution that allows magazine publishers to run their day-to-day operations from a single tool.
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closed 5/26/2021 via Company Press Release

EventBooking merged with Ungerboeck,

synopsis: EventBooking, a Software as a Service (SaaS) company specializing in online booking and venue management, has merged with Ungerboeck, a software provider of event and venue management tools. The merger will enable the unified company to offer customers an integrated set of capabilities that further enhance the world-class solutions they provide.
buyer parent: Cove Hill Partners
buyer: Ungerboeck
Ungerboeck provides industry-leading event and venue management software to over 50,000 users in over 50 countries around the world, empowering the people that bring people together. Their platform offers event professionals leading-edge SaaS technology that provides a 360 view of their business. "
target: EventBooking
EventBooking is a Software as a Service (SaaS) company that specializes in online booking and venue management for arenas, stadiums, convention centers, and more. Their software combines CRM, sales, booking, event management, catering, operations, and invoicing into a single platform.
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closed 10/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

ASICS Digital, acquired Race Roster

synopsis: ASICS Digital, the digital division of ASICS Corporation, has acquired Race Roster, a leading race registration platform for running events. Race Roster allows event directors to oversee participant signups, donations, and event revenue all in one dashboard. Race Roster provides tools for registration, fundraising, CRM, timing, and more.
buyer parent: ASICS Corporation
buyer: ASICS Digital
ASICS Digital is the digital division of ASICS Corporation. ASICS Digital builds innovative digital technologies to better connect the ASICS brand to its consumers. ASICS Digital is responsible for the continued development of mobile-fitness solutions such as Runkeeper and ASICS Studio. "
target: Race Roster
Race Roster is a leading race registration platform for running events. Race Roster allows event directors to oversee participant signups, donations, and event revenue all in one dashboard. Race Roster provides tools for registration, fundraising, CRM, timing, and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/28/2018 via Company Press Release

Kerridge Commercial Systems, acquired Current-RMS Limited

synopsis: Kerridge Commercial Systems, a leading supplier of software to wholesalers, merchants and other distributive businesses, has acquired Current-RMS. Current-RMS supplies cloud based, fully integrated rental management solutions to the AV, production and event industries.
buyer: Kerridge Commercial Systems
Kerridge Commercial Systems Limited provides specialist software, services, and support to deliver integrated trading and business management solutions to companies in the distributive trade worldwide. "
target: Current-RMS Limited
Current-RMS supplies cloud based, fully integrated rental management solutions to the AV, production and event industries.
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closed 8/1/2017 via PR Newswire

Community Brands, acquired Configio

synopsis: Community Brands, a technology-driven company that delivers purpose-built solutions for the world's leading associations and nonprofits, announced the acquisition of Configio, a company that offers cloud-based solutions for event and activity-based organizations to better manage members, clients, participants, marketing data, and more.
buyer: Community Brands
Community Brands is the market-leader of technology and revenue solutions for more than 13,000 associations and nonprofit organizations. Its connected eco-system of software and services are transforming the value organizations recognize from their technology investments. "
target: Configio
Configio offers cloud-based solutions for event and activity-based organizations to better manage members, clients, participants, marketing data, and more. Features include: event registration, content management, CRM capabilities, email marketing, staff management, and analytics and reporting.
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closed 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

BookMyShow, acquired Townscript

synopsis: Ticket booking platform BookMyShow’s parent company Bigtree Entertainment Private Limited has acquired 75% stake in Townscript, a Pune-based ticketing and planning services firm. Townscript is a simple and powerful way to create an event registration & ticketing page.
buyer parent: Bigtree Entertainment Pvt Ltd
buyer: BookMyShow
BookMyShow is India'’s largest online entertainment ticketing platform that allows users to book tickets for movies, plays, sports and live events through its website, mobile app and mobile site. BookMyShow is now present in over 350 towns and cities across India. "
target: Townscript
Townscript.com is one of the fastest growing event registration and event app platforms in India. It's a simple and powerful way to create an event registration & ticketing page. From small Free events to big conferences, Townscript is used by all types of organizers.
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