Like Preptix

announced 8/10/2016 via PR Newswire

Preptix will be merged with Huddle, Inc.,

synopsis: Huddle and Preptix announced a merger to create the nation's largest and most innovative ticketing solution for the high school sports market. Preptix provides schools and associations with a digital ticketing solution that can be utilized for sporting events and other ticketed school events.
buyer: Huddle, Inc.
Huddle, Inc. gives brands a local voice, lasting relationships, and a nationally scalable way to rise above a noisy advertising world. Huddle, based in Alpharetta, Georgia, builds programs that are rooted in serving a targeted audience and converting them into passionate brand advocates. "
target: Preptix
Preptix provides schools and associations with a digital ticketing solution that can be utilized for sporting events and other ticketed school events. Preptix is the exclusive online ticket provider for the Alabama High School Athletic Association.
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closed 10/26/2017 via PR Newswire

Etix, Inc., acquired TicketBiscuit, LLC

synopsis: Etix, an international ticketing solutions provider, announced the growth acquisition of Alabama-based ticketing technology company, TicketBiscuit. TicketBiscuit provides online ticketing systems and innovative promotional and marketing solutions to hundreds of venues and promoters nationwide.
buyer: Etix, Inc.
Founded in 2000, Etix is an international, web-based ticketing service provider for the entertainment industry, processing more than 50 million tickets per year in 40 countries. Their mission is to provide superior ticketing, marketing and service solutions for their clients and their customers. "
target: TicketBiscuit, LLC
TicketBiscuit provides online ticketing systems and innovative promotional and marketing solutions to hundreds of venues and promoters nationwide. With system enhancements and new features added every two weeks, the company never stops innovating to help clients sell more tickets.
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closed 8/12/2015 via BusinessWire

Data Business Systems, acquired Local Level

synopsis: i3 Verticals, LLC, a rapidly growing technology and payment processing company, announced the closing of the acquisition of Local Level. Local Level will be integrated into i3 Verticals’ subsidiary, Data Business Systems. Local Level is a software company serving K-12 schools that helps schools organize admissions and events.
buyer parent: i3 Verticals, LLC
buyer: Data Business Systems
Data Business Systems (DBS) specializes in the education software and payments sector. By leveraging technology to provide school districts with integrated, district-wide solutions, DBS serves more than 5,500 schools with approximately 3 million students. "
target: Local Level
Local Level is a software company serving K-12 schools. Local Level is an online custom event registration, sales and ticketing service, including Athletic Events, Camps, Conferences, Dances, Dues, Fundraisers, General Admission, and more.
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closed 8/29/2019 via BusinessWire

Dynasty Sports and Entertainment, acquired The Ticket Group

synopsis: Dynasty Sports and Entertainment has acquired The Ticket Group, a yield management and distribution platform focused in the $26B live entertainment ticketing industry, allowing professional sports teams and venues to distribute their tickets to the right people, at the right price, and at the right time.
buyer: Dynasty Sports and Entertainment
Dynasty Sports and Entertainment is the largest technology and services provider dedicated to helping content holders and professional sellers automate the ingestion, pricing, distribution and fulfillment of tickets to live events, empowering them to maximize their revenue. "
target: The Ticket Group
Founded in 2007, The Ticket Group is a yield management and distribution platform focused in the $26B live entertainment ticketing industry, allowing professional sports teams and venues to distribute their tickets to the right people, at the right price, and at the right time.
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closed 4/26/2017 via Company Press Release

Bpifrance, Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners, acquired Platinium Group S.A.M.

synopsis: Bpifrance and Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners through WINCH Capital 3 fund are proud to announce that they are taking a majority stake in Platinium Group ("PG"). PG is a software company providing ‘Software as a Service (SaaS) ticketing solutions to organisers of major sporting events across the world.
buyer: Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners
buyer: Bpifrance
Bpifrance, a subsidiary of the French state and the Caisse des Dépôts, finances businesses from the seed phase to IPO, through loans, guarantees and equity investments. Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners is a leader in investment in privately owned companies. "
target: Platinium Group S.A.M.
Platinium Group (“PG”) is a software company providing ‘Software as a Service (SaaS) ticketing solutions to organisers of major sporting events across the world. In parallel, PG has developed a ticket distribution and e-commerce business for sporting events, notably via its website, Gootickets.com.
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announced 6/11/2015 via PR Newswire

Veritix will be merged with AXS,

synopsis: Outbox AXS and Veritix® will merge. The combined entity will partner the consumer-focused interface and ticketing platform of Outbox AXS, including AXS Invite and the AXS Waiting Room with Veritix's industry-leading season ticket management technology and its inventive Flash Seats® digital, ID-based ticketing technology.
buyer parent: The Anschutz Company
buyer: AXS
AXS is a new entertainment platform that also serves as AEG's primary consumer brand. AXS provides fans the opportunity to purchase tickets directly from their favorite venues via a user-friendly ticketing interface. "
target: Veritix
Veritix is a leading innovator in digital ticketing, event marketing and relationship management applications. Veritix empowers teams and venues – from the NBA, NFL, NHL, MLS, AHL, Hockey Canada, NASCAR, NCAA and DI-III College Athletics, and over 1,000 entertainment venues in 47 states and Canada.
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closed 2/27/2020 via BusinessWire

ArbiterSports, acquired FamilyID

synopsis: Arbiter has acquired FamilyID, the market leader in online registration for schools and community programs. From schools to clubs, summer camps to sports, all kinds of programs use FamilyID to offer the convenience of online registration, improve administrative efficiency and attract new participants.
buyer: ArbiterSports
Arbiter, the leading provider of athletic event management solutions, helps athletic departments and sports leagues simplify the process of scheduling games, and assigning and paying officials. The Arbiter platform delivers control and visibility over the entire event process. "
target: FamilyID
FamilyID helps organizations efficiently manage program registrations and payments. From schools to clubs, summer camps to sports, all kinds of programs use FamilyID to offer the convenience of online registration, improve administrative efficiency and attract new participants.
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closed 1/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Pineapple Payments, acquired AthleteTrax

synopsis: Pineapple Payments, a payment processing technology company, has acquired AthleteTrax, a company that offers a Cloud-Based Facility Management Software, called MySportSort. They offer everything from custom websites and mobile apps to facility and league scheduling and point of sale transactions.
buyer: Pineapple Payments
Pineapple Payments is a payment processing technology company that provides omni-channel payment acceptance tools for merchants of all shapes and sizes. From its innovative technology solutions to its proactive merchant success team, Pineapple truly takes a fresh approach to payment processing. "
target: AthleteTrax
AthleteTrax offers a Cloud-Based Facility Management Software, called MySportSort. From everything from custom websites and mobile apps to facility and league scheduling and point of sale transactions, AthleteTrax provides a simple mechanism to keep your organization running smoothly.
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closed 2/14/2018 via PR Web

PickleballCentral.com, acquired PickleballTournaments.com

synopsis: PickleballCentral.com, the largest reseller of pickleball equipment on the internet, has acquired PickleballTournaments.com, the worldwide industry leader in pickleball tournament software, management, and services. PickleballTournaments.com's web-based tournament management system is used to register, organize and manage tournaments of all sizes.
buyer: PickleballCentral.com
PickleballCentral.com is the largest reseller of pickleball equipment on the internet. They are committed to honesty, superior customer service, innovation and being the best. PickleballCentral.com offers the absolute best service and the best selection in online pickleball equipment and apparel. "
target: PickleballTournaments.com
PickleballTournaments.com is the worldwide industry leader in pickleball tournament software, management, and services. Their web-based tournament management system is used by the thousands of tournament directors who register, organize and manage tournaments of all sizes.
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closed 9/7/2017 via BusinessWire

Global Payments, Inc., purchased Communities and Sports Divisions from The Active Network, Inc.

synopsis: Global Payments Inc., a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services, announced the completion of the acquisition of the communities and sports divisions of ACTIVE Network, the premier global marketplace for activities and events.
buyer: Global Payments, Inc. (GPN:$7,509.97)
Global Payments Inc. is a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services that delivers innovative solutions driven by customer needs globally. They provide a range of products and services that allow their customers to accept all payment types across a variety of distribution channels. "
seller parent: Vista Equity Partners
seller: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
The acquisition includes the communities and sports divisions of ACTIVE Network from Vista Equity Partners. ACTIVE Network delivers cloud-based, mission critical enterprise software, including payment technology solutions, to event organizers in the communities and health and fitness verticals.
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closed 4/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Rival

synopsis: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., an American ticket sales and distribution company, has acquired Rival, a ticketing startup run by former Ticketmaster CEO, Nathan Hubbard. Rival's powerful, cutting edge software helps artists and teams make more money, meet all their fans, and keep everyone safer.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. is an American ticket sales and distribution company based in Beverly Hills, California with operations in many countries around the world. In 2010 it merged with Live Nation under the name Live Nation Entertainment. "
target: Rival
Rival is a technology company, not a traditional ticketing provider. Their powerful, cutting edge software helps artists and teams make more money, meet all their fans, and keep everyone safer.
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closed 7/11/2017 via Company Press Release

AudienceView, acquired TheaterMania.com

synopsis: AudienceView has acquired TheaterMania, including its OvationTix Software as a Service product as well as the TheaterMania.com and WhatsOnStage media brands. TheaterMania connects the theater industry with a mass consumer audience through comprehensive listings, news, reviews, interviews and video content, as well as through its ticketing system.
buyer: AudienceView
AudienceView is a complete entertainment business solutions provider. Their innovative and engaging software helps deliver exceptional in-venue and online customer experiences. Their self-serve, e-commerce, ticketing and events management portals enable success for events of all sizes or types. "
target: TheaterMania.com
Founded in 1999 to connect the theater industry with a mass consumer audience, TheaterMania features comprehensive listings, news, reviews, interviews and video content. TheaterMania also provides online marketing programs and ticketing services through its proprietary ticketing system, OvationTix.
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announced 6/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Learfield Communications, Inc., will acquire Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement

synopsis: Leading college sports marketer, Learfield, announces the acquisition of the Spectra’s Ticketing & Fan Engagement division from Comcast Spectacor. Learfield also announced that the company, a leader in providing ticketing, fundraising, marketing and analytics solutions to athletic and entertainment events, will once again be known as Paciolan.
buyer parent: Atairos Group, Inc.
buyer: Learfield Communications, Inc.
Learfield has a deep presence in the college athletics landscape nationwide. It manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas, and supports athletic departments at all competitive levels as title sponsor of the prestigious Learfield Directors' Cup."
target parent: Comcast Corporation
target: Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement
Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement (formerly Paciolan) division is a leader in ticketing, fundraising, marketing, and analytics solutions with over 37 years of experience serving more than 500 live entertainment organizations.
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closed 7/27/2016 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Tickethour SA

synopsis: Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. company, has announced its acquisition of sports ticketing provider, the Tickethour Group. Specialising in event, entertainment and sports ticketing technology, Tickethour distributes over 8.5 million tickets per year on behalf of more than 65 clients.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster is the world's leading ticketing and marketing company. The company works with more than 10,000 clients across multiple event categories, connecting consumers across the globe to live entertainment. "
target: Tickethour SA
Tickethour provides flexible ticketing software. Their technology ensures that every client that they work with gets the solution they need, whatever the event. Their high-quality service and user-friendly ticketing systems put the customer first, making it easy for them to book the seats they want.
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announced 4/28/2021 via Company Press Release

TicketManager, will acquire Sports Systems

synopsis: TicketManager will acquire Sports Systems, a provider of event accreditation and corporate guest management software solutions. With the acquisition, TicketManager will offer the most comprehensive suite of products and services across sponsorship, ticketing, guest management, and event accreditation to the largest brands in sports and live events.
buyer: TicketManager
TicketManager gives companies everything they need to make client entertainment easy and drive greater ROI. It offers convenient and simple tech to create events, invite guests, register and check-in customers, and report on the effectiveness of each event in real-time. "
target: Sports Systems
Sports Systems empowers the world’s leading brands as they activate their sponsorship rights for the world’s greatest sporting events. The company creates custom online solutions that streamline event information gathering and data management for sports and sponsorship organizations.
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closed 9/18/2014 via PR Newswire

Cox Enterprises Inc., acquired Experience

synopsis: Cox Enterprises, Inc. announced the acquisition of Experience, a mobile technology company that enables fans to upgrade their seats and enjoy VIP opportunities at sporting events, concerts and live events, creating once-in-a-lifetime memories.
buyer: Cox Enterprises Inc.
Cox Enterprises is a leading communications, media and automotive services company. With revenues exceeding $15 billion and 50,000 employees, the company's major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications, Inc., Manheim, Inc., Cox Media Group, Inc., and AutoTrader.com. "
target: Experience
Experience is the award-winning fan experience technology company dedicated to making sure fans enjoy live events to the fullest extent possible. Fans can personalize their live event experience by upgrading seats or participate in other unique opportunities all from their mobile device.
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closed 10/2/2019 via GlobeNewswire

AudienceView, acquired UniversityTickets

synopsis: AudienceView, a world leader in e-commerce software for events and entertainment organizations, has acquired New York-based UniversityTickets, a ticketing and event management solution built specifically for higher education campuses and college athletics.
buyer: AudienceView
AudienceView is a leading SaaS provider of solutions that empower the business of live entertainment through innovative technology, popular consumer brands and a comprehensive partner ecosystem. They drive attendee engagement, grow revenue and enable operational efficiencies. "
target: UniversityTickets
UniversityTickets is the world's leading provider of ticketing services for Colleges and Universities. The platform is cloud-based, mobile-friendly and fully integrated with campus information systems, campus ID cards and campus financial management systems.
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closed 4/4/2019 via PR Newswire

Hagerty, acquired MotorsportReg

synopsis: Hagerty, an automotive lifestyle brand dedicated to the love and protection of driving, has acquired MotorsportReg.com, North America's largest motorsport membership, licensing and event online management system. MotorsportReg.com helps automate tasks, improve accuracy and grow participation.
buyer: Hagerty
Hagerty is a worldwide automotive brand dedicated to the love of driving. They are the world's largest specialty insurance provider for classic vehicles of all kinds. Hagerty, the magazine, is among the highest circulation car magazines in the country. "
target: MotorsportReg
MotorsportReg.com is North America's largest motorsport membership, licensing and event online management system. MotorsportReg.com helps automate tasks, improve accuracy and grow participation. It is used by more than 1,300 clubs, racetracks and sanctioning bodies to manage 40,000 events.
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closed 3/29/2017 via PR Web

Togetherwork, acquired ABC Registrations

synopsis: Togetherwork, the emerging leader in Group Management Software and Payments, announced the acquisition of ABC Sports Camps, an early pioneer in online registration and event management software for sports camps.
buyer parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
buyer: Togetherwork
Togetherwork is the emerging leader in software and payments for groups and organizations of all kinds, helping them grow, become more efficient, increase revenues, and provide excellent service to their members and constituents. "
target: ABC Registrations
ABC Registrations (ABC Sports Camps) is a pioneer in online tools for coach sponsored sports camps. Serving several hundred coaches and more than 100,000 campers annually, ABC Sports Camps offers websites, promotion, online registration, and camp management software.
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closed 10/30/2020 via Company Press Release

Ackroo Inc., acquired GGGolf, Inc.

synopsis: Ackroo Inc., a loyalty marketing, gift card and payments technology and services provider, has acquired all of the outstanding share capital of GGGolf, a company that provides high-performance software to help private, semi-private, public golf clubs and resorts manage and optimize their day-to-day operations.
buyer: Ackroo Inc. (TSXV:AKR:$5.02)
Ackroo provides merchants of all sizes a robust, cloud based multi-currency marketing platform to help attract, engage and grow their customers while increasing their revenues and margins. They are based in Ottawa, ON, Canada. "
target parent: Valsoft Corp
target: GGGolf, Inc.
GGGolf provides high-performance software to help private, semi-private, public golf clubs and resorts manage and optimize their day-to-day operations. GGGolf offers a powerful and customizable golf management system, including web and mobile apps for online tee-time bookings across Canada.
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announced 8/10/2016 via PR Newswire

Preptix will be merged with Huddle, Inc.,

synopsis: Huddle and Preptix announced a merger to create the nation's largest and most innovative ticketing solution for the high school sports market. Preptix provides schools and associations with a digital ticketing solution that can be utilized for sporting events and other ticketed school events.
buyer: Huddle, Inc.
Huddle, Inc. gives brands a local voice, lasting relationships, and a nationally scalable way to rise above a noisy advertising world. Huddle, based in Alpharetta, Georgia, builds programs that are rooted in serving a targeted audience and converting them into passionate brand advocates. "
target: Preptix
Preptix provides schools and associations with a digital ticketing solution that can be utilized for sporting events and other ticketed school events. Preptix is the exclusive online ticket provider for the Alabama High School Athletic Association.
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closed 3/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

Huddle, Inc., acquired PrepMo

synopsis: Huddle, a provider of innovative brand marketing products such as Huddle Tickets for High Schools, announced it has acquired of PrepMo. PrepMo provides schools and associations with a digital ticketing solution that can be utilized for sporting events and other ticketed school events.
buyer: Huddle, Inc.
Huddle, Inc. gives brands a local voice, lasting relationships, and a nationally scalable way to rise above a noisy advertising world. Huddle has built a trusted reputation for driving local sales through innovative marketing products like Huddle Tickets. "
target: PrepMo
PrepMo provides schools and associations with a digital ticketing solution that can be utilized for sporting events and other ticketed school events. PrepMo serves as the exclusive digital ticketing provider for high schools and a number of CIF Sections throughout Northern California.
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announced 8/10/2016 via PR Newswire

Preptix will be merged with Huddle, Inc.,

synopsis: Huddle and Preptix announced a merger to create the nation's largest and most innovative ticketing solution for the high school sports market. Preptix provides schools and associations with a digital ticketing solution that can be utilized for sporting events and other ticketed school events.
buyer: Huddle, Inc.
Huddle, Inc. gives brands a local voice, lasting relationships, and a nationally scalable way to rise above a noisy advertising world. Huddle, based in Alpharetta, Georgia, builds programs that are rooted in serving a targeted audience and converting them into passionate brand advocates. "
target: Preptix
Preptix provides schools and associations with a digital ticketing solution that can be utilized for sporting events and other ticketed school events. Preptix is the exclusive online ticket provider for the Alabama High School Athletic Association.
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closed 11/7/2017 via PR Newswire

Teall Investments, acquired Riddle & Bloom

synopsis: Teall Investments, a private equity company, has acquired Riddle & Bloom, an Ideas and Access agency that specializes in helping brands connect with the Next Generation consumer. Riddle & Bloom helps the world's leading brands understand and engage with high schoolers, college students, and young professionals.
buyer: Teall Investments
Teall Investments is a private equity company that invests in innovative, high growth potential lifestyle brands and services. The company's leadership has extensive experience in sports, media, marketing and entertainment. "
target: Riddle & Bloom
Riddle & Bloom is an Ideas and Access agency that specializes in helping brands connect with the Next Generation consumer. They help the world's leading brands understand and engage with the most puzzling, hardest-to-influence consumers: high schoolers, college students, and young professionals.
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closed 12/23/2015 via PR Newswire

Varsity Brands, Inc., acquired allgoods, LLC

synopsis: Varsity Brands, a portfolio of brands that promote student participation while celebrating academic and athletic achievement, has acquired allgoods, LLC, one of the largest and fastest growing apparel-oriented fundraising companies. Allgoods generates funds through the sale of custom merchandise and has worked with thousands of schools/programs.
buyer parent: Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Varsity Brands, Inc. (VBR:$156.40)
With a mission to inspire achievement and create memorable experiences for young people, Varsity Brands elevates the student experience, promotes participation through three unique businesses: Herff Jones, a Varsity Achievement Brand; BSN SPORTS, a Varsity Sport Brand; and Varsity Spirit. "
target: allgoods, LLC
Allgoods LLC is the foremost high school event marketing activation company in America. They help companies drive incremental revenue from their sponsorships supporting compelling high school events including football and basketball teams at more than 9,000 locations annually.
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announced 3/7/2012 via BNC Analysis

Chime Communications PLC, will acquire iLUKA Limited

synopsis: Chime Communications has entered into a conditional agreement to acquire 100% of the share capital of iLUKA Limited, a specialised agency, developing and delivering coordinated strategic activations for sponsors and other stakeholders at global events.
buyer: Chime Communications PLC (LSE:CHW:$524.40)
Chime Communications plc, through its subsidiaries, provides public relations, advertising, sports marketing, market research, direct marketing, and design and event management consultancy services in the United Kingdom and internationally. "
target: iLUKA Limited
iLUKA Limited is a specialised agency, developing and delivering coordinated strategic activations for sponsors and other stakeholders at global events. It executes cutting edge event hospitality experiences born from intelligent strategic direction.
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closed 8/10/2011 via BNC Analysis

MCH Inc, acquired Wilson Marketing Group, Incorporated

synopsis: MCH Strategic Data has acquired a Los Angeles database company with a specialty in early childhood care and education information. MCH’s buyout of Wilson Marketing Group adds the Los Angeles firm’s database collection, which consists 100,000 child-care centers and 114,000 early childhood education centers.
buyer: MCH Inc
MCH Strategic Data is America’s leading compiler of business-to-institution (B2i) databases and mailing lists. The MCH database features information on 1.1 million institutions and 8 million decision makers. MCH’s large, on-site research staff continuously updates data. "
target: Wilson Marketing Group, Incorporated
Wilson Marketing Group is a database management and market research firm specializing in child care and early education. Its institutional database encompasses 100,000 child care centers and on 114,000 school-based pre-k and kindergarten programs.
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closed 4/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

LiveSport s.r.o., acquired Pragosport

synopsis: Livesport, a sports information company, has acquired Pragosport, a company that specializes in the acquisition and dissemination of media rights (such as TV, internet and mobile rights, internet streaming rights for betting, etc). Both companies are based in the Czech Republic.
buyer: LiveSport s.r.o.
With more than 60 websites and mobile applications, Livesport brings the fastest sports information and scores from more than 35 sports to 85 million people worldwide. They are based in Prague, Czech Republic. "
target: Pragosport
Pragosport a.s. specializes in the acquisition and dissemination of media rights (such as TV, internet and mobile rights, internet streaming rights for betting, etc). They also specialize in marketing and use of media rights for various sponsorship projects. They are based in Prague, Czech Republic.
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announced 3/25/2013 via GlobeNewswire

AlloyASL, will acquire Student Marketing Group, Inc.

synopsis: AlloyASL Marketing, LLC announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire certain assets of Student Marketing Group, a leading provider of student marketing data. The organization, which will now be known as ASL Marketing, combines both parties' extensive and unparalleled industry expertise in youth demographics.
buyer parent: ZelnickMedia Corp.
buyer: AlloyASL
Alloy Direct Marketing is a division of Alloy Media + Marketing and one of the nation's leading youth, young adult and student direct marketing providers. Alloy is a leading provider of media and entertainment for the 12-34 year old market. "
target parent: Nelnet, Inc.
target: Student Marketing Group, Inc.
Student Marketing Group, Inc. is a leading provider of student marketing data that has the knowledge, experience, and creativity to help companies discover their target customers. Student Marketing Group, Inc. is a member of the Direct Marketing Association (DMA).
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Nelnet, acquired Student Marketing Group, Inc.

synopsis: Student Marketing Group, Inc. and National Honor Roll, L.L.C. announced their acquisition by Nelnet, Inc. on Tuesday, March 29.
buyer: Nelnet (NNI:$824.49)
Nelnet is one of the leading educational finance companies in the U.S. and is focused on providing quality student loan products and services to students and schools nationwide. "
target: Student Marketing Group, Inc.
With over 35 years experience in the Youth Market, Junior High, High School, College Bound, College, and Young Adults, plus hundreds of clients nationally, SMG combines unsurpassed data with the knowledge, expertise, and creativity to help companies build successful relationships with their customer
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StudentUniverse, acquired StudentUniverse Media and Marketing

synopsis: StudentUniverse has sold SUMM (StudentUniverse Media and Marketing), its media and marketing agency division, to its General Manager Paul Tedeschi. Paul Tedeschi is a veteran youth marketer, having worked in the field for over 25 years. The new firm will be known as The Campus Agency and will officially launch on July 1, 2013.
buyer: StudentUniverse
SUMM (StudentUniverse Media and Marketing) is a nontraditional media and marketing agency specializing in the student market. SUMM provides college marketing consulting, experiential marketing and digital media services. "
target parent: StudentUniverse
target: StudentUniverse Media and Marketing
SUMM (StudentUniverse Media and Marketing) is a nontraditional media and marketing agency specializing in the student market. SUMM provides college marketing consulting, experiential marketing and digital media services.
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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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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 8/16/2009 via PR Newswire

Youth Pulse, Inc., acquired SurveyU, Inc.

synopsis: SurveyU, Inc. and Youth Pulse LLC announced that the two organizations have joined forces to create Youth Pulse, Inc. Youth Pulse will develop daily news & commentary, events, research and strategy for youth-oriented organizations, helping them listen to, learn about and leverage youth opportunities.
buyer: Youth Pulse, Inc.
Comprised of media and insights divisions, Youth Pulse is the leading authority on youth. Youth Pulse studies the opinions and behavior of tweens, teens, collegians and young adults in order to provide news, commentary, events, research and strategy for marketing, brand and media professionals. "
target: SurveyU, Inc.
SurveyU, Inc. is compromised of a group of researchers and technologists, experienced in the kind of interactive survey research dialogue that appeals to the modern, multi-channel, multi-tasking college student.
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closed 9/2/2020 via Company Press Release

EducationDynamics, LLC, purchased Higher Education Vertical Assets from QuinStreet, Inc.

synopsis: EducationDynamics, a leader in higher education marketing and enrollment management services, announces has acquired the assets of QuinStreet’s higher education vertical, which includes its industry-leading network of digital publishers, and its deep portfolio of higher education related URLs.
buyer: EducationDynamics, LLC
EducationDynamics is the industry leader in helping colleges and universities find the highest quality student prospects to achieve their enrollments goals. EducationDynamics has earned a reputation for providing the resources and expertise required to meet today’s recruitment challenges. "
seller: QuinStreet, Inc. (QNST:$502.99)
QuinStreet’s higher education vertical includes its industry-leading network of digital publishers, and its deep portfolio of higher education related URLs.
price ($mm)
$20
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closed 1/25/2017 via PR Web

Signal Campus merged with The Gotcha Group,

synopsis: The Gotcha Group, a collegiate ride and bike share company based out of Charleston, SC, has merged with two other collegiate marketing firms: Signal Campus and Kaleidoscope YFM to form Gotcha Media Holdings. Signal Campus is known for innovating the use of out-of-home platforms for collegiate audiences.
buyer parent: Kaleidoscope YFM
buyer: The Gotcha Group
The Gotcha Group is a transportation and advertising company committed to creating cutting edge transportation products that provide users with safe, sustainable modes of getting around college campuses and cities around the country. "
target parent: MSouth Equity Partners
target: Signal Campus
Signal Campus is a growing outdoor media company known for innovation and excellence in the development of out-of-home properties. They offer a variety of media formats that include: Newspaper Stand Displays, Informational Kiosks, and Wall Mounted Display Panels.
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closed 5/31/2016 via BNC Analysis

Rouge Media Group, acquired On Campus Media

synopsis: Rouge Media Group, a leading North American media company, has expanded its out-of-home inventory in the college and university vertical in a big way by acquiring the largest U.S. College digital out-of-home advertising network, On Campus Media.
buyer parent: Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd.
buyer: Rouge Media Group
Rouge Media is a leading North American media company connecting brands with millions of consumers on their daily journey out-of-home. Rouge delivers high impact media and marketing opportunities with trusted proprietary access to university students, 18-34 and Women 18+ across North America. "
target parent: HCAP Partners
target: On Campus Media
On Campus Media is the nation's largest college television network delivering targeted video and and social media content to students and alumni on college campuses across the country.
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announced 9/24/2014 via PR Newswire

Jacobson Consulting Applications, Inc., will acquire The Pricing Institute

synopsis: Jacobson Consulting Applications, Inc. (JCA), a leading technology consultancy for nonprofit organizations, and The Pricing Institute, the leading provider of pricing strategy to cultural organizations across North America, have signed an agreement to incorporate The Pricing Institute as a division of JCA.
buyer: Jacobson Consulting Applications, Inc.
Jacobson Consulting Applications, Inc. is the nation's largest independent technology consulting firm focused on nonprofit organizations. JCA serves clients in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia/New Zealand. "
target: The Pricing Institute
The Pricing Institute is devoted to helping cultural organizations increase earned revenue and optimize occupancy. They are known for their highly collaborative approach to client service and a data-driven, evidence-based methodology to pricing scaling, and marketing strategy.
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closed 3/23/2011 via Reuters

Huntsworth PLC, acquired Atomic Public Relations

synopsis: British public relations firm Huntsworth Plc posted a higher full-year profit on new businesses and said it had bought U.S.-based Atomic Public Relations to expand its footprint in North America.
buyer: Huntsworth PLC (LSE:HNT:$342.69)
Huntsworth Plc is an international public relations company. The Company's portfolio comprises public relations expertise in the consumer, financial, healthcare, public affairs and technology sectors, together with an offering in healthcare communications. "
target: Atomic Public Relations
Atomic Public Relations offers public relation services. Their unique approach has driven improvements of 100% and often more across numerous measures of online and offline PR program performance for a wide range of well-known technology, social media, consumer and entertainment brands.
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$14 [$13]
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closed 6/14/2010 via BusinessWire

Centigrade International Limited, acquired Luxe Communications

synopsis: Centigrade was formed through the merger and acquisition of several well-established agencies including the public relations firm Luxe Communications in the U.S.
buyer: Centigrade International Limited
Centigrade is a new global marketing communications agency. The new marketing services group will serve a comprehensive list of international and widely known brands, such as Automobili Lamborghini, Breitling, Caterpillar, DuPont, Knauf, Merck Serono, Sappi and ScanSource/Motorola. "
target: Luxe Communications
Luxe Communications is a media relations and marketing communications agency that serves lifestyle industries including high-end products, technology, fashion and design.
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closed 7/23/2009 via PR Newswire

ROAR, LLC., acquired Girlilla Marketing

synopsis: ROAR, LLC, a full-service talent management and entertainment branding firm, has acquired Girlilla Marketing, a digital marketing agency whose clients have included Warner Music Group, Universal Records South, Emblem Music Group, and Image Entertainment.
buyer: ROAR, LLC.
ROAR is a full-service management company providing clients with a comprehensive solution for maximizing their careers and brands across the spectrum of industries they care about most - music, film, TV, new media, licensing and retail. "
target: Girlilla Marketing
Girlilla Marketing specializes in strategic digital marketing including fan-to-fan online marketing, social community building, integrated editorial promotion and mobile marketing for entertainment industry clients such as Warner Music Group, Universal Records South and Skyline Music Publishing.
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closed 2/5/2008 via PR Newswire

Mozes, Inc., acquired Hurricane Interactive Promotions

synopsis: Mozes, Inc. announced that it has acquired Nashville based Hurricane Interactive Promotions, a leader in live concert mobile phone promotions. With this acquisition Mozes expands its presence in the influential Nashville music market and broadens its offerings in live concert promotions.
buyer: Mozes, Inc.
Mozes, Inc is a privately-held company based in Palo Alto, CA, that connects people to each other and to things they love using the mobile phone and the Internet. Mozes democratizes the creation of interactive mobile experiences by allowing anyone, from brands to bands and fans, to participate. "
target: Hurricane Interactive Promotions
Hurricane Interactive Promotions (HIP) is the leader in mobile marketing solutions for the Music and Radio industries. We have captured the power of today's cutting edge mobile technology. Mobile, more than any other form of marketing, has the ability to create direct relationships with consumers.
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closed 7/22/2009 via PR Newswire

Tree.com, Inc., acquired LeadRelevance, LLC

synopsis: Tree.com announced that it acquired certain assets of San Francisco, CA-based LeadRelevance, an interactive direct marketing company specializing in lead generation for the for-profit, post-secondary education market, from Webloyalty.
buyer: Tree.com, Inc. (TREE:$198.18)
Tree.com is focused on empowering consumers to make smart, well-informed decisions based on expert guidance and personalized support across a wide variety of service offerings including financial services, real estate, education, home services, insurance, and automotive services. "
target parent: General Atlantic, LLC
target: LeadRelevance, LLC
LeadRelevance, LLC is an interactive direct marketing company focused on lead generation in the postsecondary for-profit education market. LeadRelevance's marketing solutions revolve around proven traffic sources that have historically resulted in high quality education leads.
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