Like 4Sight Sport & Leisure

closed 11/23/2016 via Company Press Release

4Sight Sport & Leisure merged with Green 4 Solutions,

synopsis: Green 4 Solutions, the CRM market leader within the Sport and Leisure industry, is merging with 4Sight Sport & Leisure, a specialist CRM & Data Marketing Agency based in the heart of England in Leicestershire.
buyer: Green 4 Solutions
Green 4 Solutions is the CRM market leader within the Sport and Leisure industry. They have taken CRM to the next level by incorporating a world class fan loyalty program and also through the development of a customer focused ticketing solution, built on the CRM platform. "
target: 4Sight Sport & Leisure
4Sight Sport & Leisure is a specialist CRM & Data Marketing Agency based in the heart of England in Leicestershire. They are passionate about helping its global sport & leisure clients achieve more from their customer relationships through a data driven approach.
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announced 5/28/2021 via BNC Analysis

Endeavor, LLC, will acquire Mailman Group

synopsis: Endeavor agreed to acquire sports digital agency Mailman Group. Launched in 1999, Mailman was an early pioneer for media and advertising in China through postcards but has since established an international footprint through its digital services for global sports organizations. 
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: Endeavor, LLC
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: Mailman Group
Launched in 1999, Mailman was an early pioneer for media and advertising in China through postcards but has since established an international footprint through its digital services for global sports organizations.
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closed 9/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Canadian Soccer Business, acquired Stadium Digital

synopsis: Canadian Soccer Business (CSB), a sports enterprise that represents premier soccer properties in Canada, has acquired Stadium Digital, a full service digital media company and Canada’s leading fan engagement platform provider. Stadium Digital creates media solutions and technology products in the areas of sponsorship, fan engagement and more.
buyer parent: Canadian Premier League
buyer: Canadian Soccer Business
Canadian Soccer Business (CSB) is a sports enterprise that represents premier soccer properties in Canada. This includes representation for all corporate partnerships and broadcast rights related to Canada Soccer’s core assets including its national teams. "
target: Stadium Digital
Stadium Digital is a full service digital media company and Canada’s leading fan engagement platform provider. Stadium Digital creates and manages media solutions and technology products in the areas of sponsorship, fan engagement, ticketing and e-commerce.
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announced 9/12/2018 via Company Press Release

SKIYAKI Inc., will acquire SEA Global Co., Ltd.

synopsis: SKIYAKI Inc., a Japanese company that offers internet entertainment content services, will acquire SEA Global Co., Ltd., a marketing company in Japan. SEA Global help sports team create websites and mobile sites. The company works with a variety of sports, including soccer, kendo, volley ball, table tennis, rugby, and badminton.
buyer: SKIYAKI Inc. (TSE:3995:$26.51)
SKIYAKI Inc. offers internet entertainment content services. They are a pioneer in FanTech for planning and managing the fan clubs of artists. Their SKIYAKI EXTRA platform allows companies to easily create and deploy an official fan website that allows fans to book tickets for events. "
target: SEA Global Co., Ltd.
SEA Global is a marketing company in Japan. The company works with a variety of sports, including soccer, kendo, volley ball, rugby, and more. They help sports team create websites and mobile sites. SEA Global also publishes a magazine focused on baseball and provides athlete management services.
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closed 4/29/2015 via Company Press Release

Salt Creek Capital, acquired CourseTrends

synopsis: Salt Creek Capital announced the acquisition of CourseTrends, a leading online marketing solutions provider to the golf industry. Based in Austin, Texas, CourseTrends provides golf course operators with innovative software and marketing solutions to maximize revenues and provides golfers access to online tee-time bookings across all 50 states.
buyer: Salt Creek Capital
Salt Creek Capital is a San Francisco Bay Area-based private equity firm partnering with experienced operating executives to acquire profitable companies with up to $50 million in revenue. The company takes a long-term approach to investing in lower middle market businesses. "
target: CourseTrends
CourseTrends is a leading provider of intelligent, online marketing solutions for golf facilities. CourseTrends suite of solutions includes customized websites, email marketing and mobile tools, social media management, e-commerce, call center support and much more.
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closed 8/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Testronic Laboratories Limited, acquired Whyttest SRL

synopsis: Service provider Testronic has acquired QA and customer support company Whyttest. 150 technicians from the firm, based in Romania and Serbia, will be joining Testronic, which will be taking the total headcount of the company to over 1,000 staff. Whyttest was founded in 2014 in Bucharest, Romania, by Marius Potirniche, who previously worked for Ubis
buyer: Testronic Laboratories Limited
Testronic are leaders in Quality Assurance, Localization Services, Compliance, and Certification, Testronic offers end-to-end Testing and QA solutions for the games and film/television industries. "
target: Whyttest SRL
Whyttest is a QA (quality assurance) and customer support company. Whyttest was founded in 2014 in Bucharest, Romania, by Marius Potirniche, who previously worked for 12 years at Ubisoft.
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closed 2/24/2021 via PR Newswire

admiral.digital, acquired Fresh Sports Group

synopsis: admiral.digital, a marketing technology consultancy in Malaysia, has acquired Fresh Sports Group (FSG), a Malaysia-based marketing technology company. FSG connects technology, data and marketing to help sports brands drive better customer experiences. Their services include SEO, brand design, content creation, performance marketing, and more.
buyer: admiral.digital
admiral.digital is a marketing technology consultancy in Malaysia. admiral.digital makes marketing technology more accessible to help brands grow. They offer services for product development, customer experience, data management, branding, SEO, content, performance marketing, and more. "
target: Fresh Sports Group
Fresh Sports Group (FSG) is a Malaysia-based marketing technology company. FSG connects technology, data and marketing to help sports brands drive better customer experiences and grow their bottom line. Their services include SEO, brand design, content creation, performance marketing, and more.
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closed 9/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

Racing Post, acquired Independent Content Services

synopsis: Racing Post, a publisher of racing and betting information, has acquired Independent Content Services (ICS Media Group), a UK-based multimedia content provider and digital marketing agency that specializes in sports and gaming. ICS produces content and services such as audio, text, video and images for new and traditional publishing platforms.
buyer parent: Exponent Private Equity
buyer: Racing Post
Established in 1986, Racing Post is the market-leading publisher of racing and betting information both on and offline in the UK. Racing Post print products include the daily paper and two weekly titles and attracts more than 1,000,000 unique visitors per month. "
target: Independent Content Services
Independent Content Services (ICS Media Group) is a UK-based multimedia content provider and digital marketing agency that specializes in sports and gaming. ICS produces and supplies content and services such as audio, text, video and images for new and traditional publishing platforms.
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closed 7/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Kuvera LLC, acquired United Games LLC

synopsis: Kuvera LLC, a provider of affordable access to valuable financial education and current market research, has acquired United Games, a company that designs and markets next generation mobile apps for sports. United Games' FireFan mobile app allows people to play live sports games and use other apps to gain tickets that they can redeem for rewards.
buyer parent: Investview, Inc
buyer: Kuvera LLC
Kuvera LLC provides affordable access to valuable financial education, current market research and cutting-edge technology that enables individuals to increase and cultivate their own financial resources and plan for the future. Their product services are offered on a monthly subscription basis. "
target: United Games LLC
United Games designs and markets next generation mobile apps for sports through a unique direct marketing distribution model. Their FireFan mobile app allows people to play live sports games and use other apps to gain tickets that they can redeem for rewards like gift cards, vacations, and more.
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$0.44
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closed 2/19/2014 via BNC Analysis

TEAMtalk media (Pty) Ltd., acquired FullCircle Sport Online

synopsis: TEAMtalk media, a member of the Ole! Media Group has acquired boutique digital sports consultancy, FullCircle Sport Online. FullCircle Sport Online provides digital consultancy services to Free State Stars, Polokwane City and Black Leopards football clubs, as well as Stadium Management SA and the Hellenic, Italian and Portuguese Alliance.
buyer parent: Ole! Media Group
buyer: TEAMtalk media (Pty) Ltd.
TEAMtalk media is a progressive digital media company, specializing in the production, publication and commercialisation of sports news, content and data across multiple platforms. TEAMtalk media operates one of the largest networks of digital sports channels in Africa. "
target: FullCircle Sport Online
FullCircle Sport Online offers digital sports consulting services. The company handles the websites and social media for sporting professionals such as Itumeleng Khune, Teko Modise and Siphiwe Tshabalala. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in South Africa.
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announced 5/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

Catena Media, will acquire Online Media UK Ltd

synopsis: Catena Media, the world’s leading online casino affiliate operator, is to acquire certain assets of Online Media (UK) Ltd., a UK based fast-growing sports betting affiliate. The acquisition includes, among other, the domain names Bets.co.uk, Bonuses.co.uk and iGamble.co.uk and certain thereto related assets.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Catena Media is the world’s leading online casino affiliate operator. As such Catena delivers over 20,000 new customers to the online casinos they work with and who advertise on their international network of web sites, spanning from Scandinavia to the UK and down to Italy. "
target: Online Media UK Ltd
The acquisition includes, among other, the domain names Bets.co.uk, Bonuses.co.uk and iGamble.co.uk and certain thereto related assets from Online Media (UK) Ltd., a UK based fast-growing sports betting affiliate.
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$15
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closed 2/25/2016 via Market Wire

Learfield Communications, Inc., acquired Think Social, LLC

synopsis: Learfield announced their acquisition of Think Social, an agency specializing in building robust social media campaigns for sponsors. Think Social specializes in targeted advertising, solution-based sales, sponsorship strategy, asset valuation, consulting and training, reporting and analysis, and the development of integrated social media assets.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners 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: Think Social, LLC
Think Social is the leading social media agency dedicated to sports and entertainment marketing. The firm specializes in targeted advertising, solution-based sales, sponsorship strategy, asset valuation, consulting and training, reporting and analysis, and the development of multichannel.
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closed 3/23/2017 via PR Newswire

Orion Systems Integrators, acquired Vernalis Group, Inc.

synopsis: Orion, a global provider of IT solutions and services to the Fortune 1,000 and large enterprise clients, announced the acquisition of New York-based Vernalis Group, Inc. Vernalis provides custom software and technology solutions to a variety of enterprise clients in the financial services and professional athletics industries.
buyer parent: Potomac Equity Partners
buyer: Orion Systems Integrators
Orion is a global provider of IT solutions and services to the Fortune 1,000 and large enterprise clients. The Company serves as a strategic IT partner for leading financial services, healthcare, communications, consumer products, education, and government organizations. "
target: Vernalis Group, Inc.
Vernalis provides custom software and technology solutions to a variety of enterprise clients in the financial services and professional athletics industries. They provide unparalleled expertise in using emerging technologies to simplify and automate complex business processes for its customers.
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closed 10/25/2012 via BusinessWire

Brand Affinity Technologies, purchased Fan Photography Business from Printroom, Inc.

synopsis: Brand Affinity Technologies, Inc. (BAT), the expert in activating, engaging and monetizing the fan, has acquired the fan photography business and intellectual property of Printroom, Inc., one of the nation’s leading online fan and professional photography services platforms for sporting and entertainment events.
buyer: Brand Affinity Technologies
Brand Affinity Technologies (BAT), founded in 2007, is a technology and marketing services company focused on activating, engaging, and monetizing the FAN. BAT’s offerings power highly-targeted and interactive 360° fan-centric experiences and promotions. "
seller: Printroom, Inc.
Printroom is the market leader in providing high-value, fan photo engagement solutions to over 50 professional sports properties, sports teams, and event promoters. Printroom’s fan photography division directly engaged with and photographed over 10 million U.S. fans in 2011.
price ($mm)
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$10
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closed 10/10/2016 via BNC Analysis

Atairos Group, Inc., acquired Learfield Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Learfield Communications, Inc., the leading provider of integrated marketing solutions in college sports, announced that it has been acquired by Atairos Group, Inc., an independent private company focused on supporting growth-oriented businesses, from Providence Equity Partners.
buyer: Atairos Group, Inc.
Atairos is an independent private company focused on supporting growth-oriented businesses across a wide range of industries. Atairos provides a unique combination of active strategic partnership and patient long-term capital to high-potential companies and their management teams. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: 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.
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announced 9/23/2015 via Company Press Release

Old Hat Creative will be merged with Third Degree Advertising,

synopsis: Sports marketing firm, Old Hat Creative and financial services marketing firm, Third Degree Advertising announced plans to merge the two central Oklahoma headquartered agencies.
buyer: Third Degree Advertising
Third Degree is a marketing company that specializes in strategic business planning for credit unions and they develop custom marketing strategies for a variety of B2B and B2C brands. "
target: Old Hat Creative
Old Hat Creative, LLC is a collegiate sports marketing firms . The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Norman, Oklahoma.
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closed 9/11/2013 via BNC Analysis

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired Learfield Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Providence Equity Partners, a leading global private equity firm, has taken up a majority stake in Learfield Communications Inc ., which owns the athletic multimedia rights for various collegiate institutions and associations.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence Equity Partners is the leading global private equity firm specializing in equity investments in media, communications, education, and information companies around the world. "
target parent: Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc.
target: Learfield Communications, Inc.
Learfield Communications, Inc. engages in the management of multi-media rights for college athletic programs in the United States.
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closed 1/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Jackson Marketing, Motorsports & Events, acquired EMC Strategic Communications

synopsis: Jackson Marketing, Motorsports & Events, South Carolina’s second-largest integrated marketing communication and events agency, has acquired EMC Strategic Communications, a communications agency that specializes in motorsports, the automotive industry, sustainable mobility, and design.
buyer: Jackson Marketing, Motorsports & Events
Jackson Marketing is an integrated marketing communication and events agency. Jackson specializes in marketing transportation and B2B brands. Jackson has deep client and industry experience in Material Handling, Trucking & Logistics, Heavy Equipment, Manufacturing, Automotive and Enthusiast brands. "
target: EMC Strategic Communications
EMC Strategic Communications is a communications agency that specializes in motorsports, the automotive industry, sustainable mobility, and design. EMC assists their clients with the strategic development and implementation of their marketing communications.
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closed 11/23/2016 via Company Press Release

4Sight Sport & Leisure merged with Green 4 Solutions,

synopsis: Green 4 Solutions, the CRM market leader within the Sport and Leisure industry, is merging with 4Sight Sport & Leisure, a specialist CRM & Data Marketing Agency based in the heart of England in Leicestershire.
buyer: Green 4 Solutions
Green 4 Solutions is the CRM market leader within the Sport and Leisure industry. They have taken CRM to the next level by incorporating a world class fan loyalty program and also through the development of a customer focused ticketing solution, built on the CRM platform. "
target: 4Sight Sport & Leisure
4Sight Sport & Leisure is a specialist CRM & Data Marketing Agency based in the heart of England in Leicestershire. They are passionate about helping its global sport & leisure clients achieve more from their customer relationships through a data driven approach.
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closed 3/11/2019 via Company Press Release

Jonas Software, acquired Green 4 Solutions

synopsis: Jonas Software is pleased to announce the acquisition of Green 4 Solutions Ltd., a leading provider of CRM, ticketing and data driven marketing solutions to both the sport and recreational leisure sectors. Green 4 specialises in providing sports and leisure businesses with a CRM driven approach to ticketing and customer engagement. 
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Jonas Software
Jonas Software operates independently managed software brands around the world, providing them with the strategic guidance and financial security required to be leaders in their respective markets. They supply industry leading enterprise management software & related services to 20 vertical markets."
target: Green 4 Solutions
Green 4 specialises in providing sports and leisure businesses with a CRM driven approach to ticketing and customer engagement. Built on Microsoft Dynamics CRM, “Go” is a single platform solution that helps organisations create fantastic relationships with their customers.
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closed 11/23/2016 via Company Press Release

4Sight Sport & Leisure merged with Green 4 Solutions,

synopsis: Green 4 Solutions, the CRM market leader within the Sport and Leisure industry, is merging with 4Sight Sport & Leisure, a specialist CRM & Data Marketing Agency based in the heart of England in Leicestershire.
buyer: Green 4 Solutions
Green 4 Solutions is the CRM market leader within the Sport and Leisure industry. They have taken CRM to the next level by incorporating a world class fan loyalty program and also through the development of a customer focused ticketing solution, built on the CRM platform. "
target: 4Sight Sport & Leisure
4Sight Sport & Leisure is a specialist CRM & Data Marketing Agency based in the heart of England in Leicestershire. They are passionate about helping its global sport & leisure clients achieve more from their customer relationships through a data driven approach.
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closed 1/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

MariApps, acquired Rescompany

synopsis: MariApps Marine Solutions, a maritime digital solutions company based in Singapore, has acquired Rescompany Systems Ltd, a UK-based provider of hospitality software solutions for the leisure travel industry. Rescompany offers solutions for reservation systems, CRM, POS, and ship management.
buyer parent: Schulte Group
buyer: MariApps
MariApps is a maritime digital solutions company based in Singapore. MariApps' flagship product, smartPAL, is a business process management solution that allows users to manage numerous business functions on a single platform. They also offer solutions for fleet management, eCommerce, and more. "
target: Rescompany
Rescompany is a UK-based provider of hospitality software solutions for the leisure travel industry. Rescompany provides core software solutions that powers the business of modern cruising. They offer solutions for reservation systems, CRM, POS, and ship management.
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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 3/11/2019 via Company Press Release

Jonas Software, acquired Green 4 Solutions

synopsis: Jonas Software is pleased to announce the acquisition of Green 4 Solutions Ltd., a leading provider of CRM, ticketing and data driven marketing solutions to both the sport and recreational leisure sectors. Green 4 specialises in providing sports and leisure businesses with a CRM driven approach to ticketing and customer engagement. 
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Jonas Software
Jonas Software operates independently managed software brands around the world, providing them with the strategic guidance and financial security required to be leaders in their respective markets. They supply industry leading enterprise management software & related services to 20 vertical markets."
target: Green 4 Solutions
Green 4 specialises in providing sports and leisure businesses with a CRM driven approach to ticketing and customer engagement. Built on Microsoft Dynamics CRM, “Go” is a single platform solution that helps organisations create fantastic relationships with their customers.
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closed 7/25/2018 via Company Press Release

SSB, acquired StoneTimberRiver LLC

synopsis: SSB, a leading data management and analytics platform provider focused on the sports & entertainment, education, and healthcare sectors, announced that it has acquired the sports industry’s leading CRM provider, StoneTimberRiver (STR).
buyer parent: Strattam Capital
buyer: SSB
SSB applies unparalleled expertise to create and implement innovative solutions to complex business problems faced by clients. SSB’s products and services deliver a clear picture of a client’s business – comprised of any number of data and information inputs – in an elegant and simplified manner. "
target: StoneTimberRiver LLC
StoneTimberRiver (STR) is a leading CRM provider for the professional sports and entertainment industry. StoneTimberRiver’s software is utilized by organizations representing the NFL, NHL, NBA, MLB, MLS, collegiate athletics, and other entertainment venues.
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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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$109
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closed 4/19/2017 via Company Press Release

SeatGeek, acquired TopTix Ltd.

synopsis: SeatGeek, a ticket search engine that enable users to quickly discover tickets to sports/music events and find amazing deals on tickets, announced the acquisition ticketing software company TopTix. TopTix's flagship platform SRO (Standing Room Only) integrates all ticketing, fundraising and CRM activities onto one easy-to-manage interface.
buyer: SeatGeek
SeatGeek is a ticket search engine that makes finding tickets to live entertainment a cinch. They enable users to quickly discover tickets to sports/music events. SeatGeek’s Deal Score system analyzes ticket listings and rates the best bargains. The higher the Deal Score, the better the value. "
target: TopTix Ltd.
TopTix's mission is to lead the ticketing industry in technology innovations. By integrating all ticketing, fundraising and CRM activities onto one easy-to-manage interface, they enable their client partners in live sports, entertainment and leisure to deliver an exceptional customer experience.
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closed 11/29/2016 via PR Newswire

Cendyn Corp., acquired Guestfolio Communications Inc.

synopsis: Cendyn announced that it has acquired Guestfolio Communications, a leading CRM marketing platform for boutique hotels. With the acquisition of Guestfolio, Cendyn will offer an unprecedented ability for hoteliers to tailor their guest experience and digital marketing solutions to meet marketplace demands and drive profitable revenue growth.
buyer: Cendyn Corp.
Cendyn is the leading provider of travel and hospitality software solutions, delivered via the Cendyn Hospitality Cloud ‒ an integrated technology platform with the most complete set of applications available for driving sales and marketing performance. "
target: Guestfolio Communications Inc.
Guestfolio is the hotel marketing platform for boutique hotels that drives guest engagement, retention and conversion throughout the travel journey. Guestfolio also provides a unique marketing resource and community for hospitality professionals.
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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 7/18/2013 via Company Press Release

Omniticket Network, acquired Enta Ticketing Solutions

synopsis: Best Union Group acquires 100% of the share capital of Enta Ticketing Solutions through its subsidiary Omniticket Network. Enta delivers and supports ticketing software solutions to entertainment corporations utilizing the Enta Ticketing System.
buyer parent: Best Union Company SpA
buyer: Omniticket Network
OmniTicket Network (OTN) is the industry-leading specialist in providing completely integrated admissions ticketing, access control, security and marketing solutions for the visitor attraction marketplace since 1986. "
target: Enta Ticketing Solutions
Enta Ticketing Solutions Ltd, based in London UK, supplies the enta Ticketing, marketing and CRM package used by entertainment and sports venues in the UK and Europe.
price ($mm)
$1.37
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$6
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announced 1/31/2013 via PR Newswire

SAP AG, will acquire Ticket-Web GmbH & Co. KG

synopsis: SAP AG announced plans to acquire Ticket-Web GmbH & Co. KG, a provider of ticketing solutions and niche customer relationship management software for sports and entertainment promoters. The move paves the way for SAP to offer enhanced solutions to help promoters, venues and teams market events over the Internet and better support arena management.
buyer: SAP AG (SAP:$32,877.93)
As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently. "
target: Ticket-Web GmbH & Co. KG
Ticket-Web GmbH & Co. KG provides solutions for ticketing. The solution allows venues and event promoters of any size to ticket and market a full range of events on the Web. Ticket-Web is established in Europe with its main product, ENTREE-tickets, an online ticketing service.
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closed 11/2/2011 via Market Wire

Newmarket International, Inc, acquired Libra OnDemand LLC

synopsis: Newmarket International has acquired Libra OnDemand, a leading cloud based Customer Relationship Management system designed to meet the needs of global hospitality. The comprehensive Libra OnDemand Hospitality Management System provides a suite of subscription based, easy to use, web applications.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Newmarket International, Inc
Founded in 1985, Newmarket® International delivers proven business services that turn venue space into revenue streams. Its flagship product Delphi® remains the industry standard for empowering hospitality to generate more revenue, lower costs, and increase profitability. "
target: Libra OnDemand LLC
Libra OnDemand LLC is a leading Software-as-a-Service provider of hospitality solutions natively built using cloud technologies. The comprehensive Libra OnDemand Hospitality Management System provides a suite of subscription based, easy to use, web applications.
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announced 6/18/2018 via PR Newswire

KEYPR will be merged with Intelity,

synopsis: Intelity, the leading integrated mobile and in-room technology provider for the global travel industry, and KEYPR, an enterprise provider of cloud-based guest experience and management solutions to hotels, casinos, and luxury residences, announced a planned merger between the two companies.
buyer: Intelity
Intelity is the creator of the world's first and most widely used guest services platform, ICE (Interactive Customer Experience). Intelity's guest service platform is a property-automation system that delivers services, guest request tracking, business-intelligence analytics, and much more. "
target: KEYPR
KEYPR is a cloud-based guest experience and management platform for hotels, casinos and luxury residences. The platform delivers a personalized, friction-free guest experience, while creating new operational efficiencies and driving additional revenue opportunities for property owners and operators.
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closed 9/7/2017 via PR Newswire

ALICE, acquired GoConcierge

synopsis: ALICE, an operations platform that empowers hotels to deliver a better guest experience through consistently excellent service, announced the acquisition of GoConcierge, a leading concierge software platform. GoConcierge is a Web-based task-tracking and database tracking solution for concierges and other hospitality departments.
buyer: ALICE
ALICE has created the first complete communication, cost savings and revenue generation operations platform for hotels, which enhances the guest experience and connects all points within the hotel to simplify guest service - and make it more cost-effective. "
target: GoConcierge
GoConcierge is a Web-based task-tracking and database tracking solution for concierges and other departments including guest services, front desk, shipping and receiving, housekeeping, security and more.
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announced 7/13/2017 via PR Newswire

accesso Technology Group, plc., will acquire The Experience Engine

synopsis: accesso Technology Group plc, the premier technology solutions provider to leisure, entertainment and cultural markets, plans to acquire The Experience Engine™ (TE2), the leader in experience-driven, personalized advertisement and content delivery for connected consumers.
buyer: accesso Technology Group, plc. (AIM:ACSO:$102.51)
accesso is the premier technology solutions provider to leisure, entertainment and cultural markets. Their patented and award-winning technology solutions drive increased revenue for attraction operators while improving the guest experience. "
target: The Experience Engine
TE2 - The Experience Engine™ Inc. is the leader in experience-driven, personalized advertisement and content delivery for connected consumers, bridging the physical and digital brand experience across mobile, wearables and other digital technologies.
price ($mm)
$83
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
6.6x
EV / EBITDA
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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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 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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announced 4/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Bandwagon Fan Club, will acquire IdealSeat, Inc.

synopsis: BandwagonFanClub, Inc. has agreed to acquire the IdealSeat brand including their Fan Intelligence ticketing platform! IdealSeat is the world’s best Fan Intelligence™ platform, utilizing millions of proprietary data points and advanced analytics to provide sports and entertainment fans with amazing live event experiences.
buyer: Bandwagon Fan Club
Bandwagon is an online secondary ticket marketplace and fan community focusing on the collegiate football market. Bandwagon is a ticket authentication and fan identity management company that helps teams get better connected with their fans on the day of the event. "
target: IdealSeat, Inc.
IdealSeat is the world’s best Fan Intelligence™ platform, utilizing millions of proprietary data points and advanced analytics to provide sports and entertainment fans with amazing live event experiences.
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closed 9/12/2018 via PE Hub

MarketCast, acquired Turnkey Intelligence

synopsis: MarketCast Group, a global leader in the consumer insights industry, has acquired Turnkey Intelligence, a preeminent sports research and advisory firm. Turnkey Intelligence has been providing best-in-class research, consulting, and analytics for more than 20 years, offering a full suite of data-driven services to hundreds of sports clients.
buyer parent: Kohlberg & Company, LLC
buyer: MarketCast
MarketCast is a leading provider of marketing research services and data analytics for the global entertainment industry. MarketCast works in collaboration with marketers and researchers across the entertainment spectrum in the development and execution of their marketing strategies. "
target parent: Turnkey Sports & Entertainment
target: Turnkey Intelligence
Turnkey Intelligence offers customized, informed, and actionable solutions to a wide range of sports, live event, agency, and brand-side clients. Turnkey Intelligence’s self-service platform – Audience Portal – is used and trusted by hundreds of sports teams of all sizes.
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closed 4/18/2016 via Company Press Release

Jonas Software, acquired Multi-Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Jonas Software has announced the acquisition of Multi-Systems Inc. ("MSI"), a leading provider of Property Management Software and solutions to the North American Hotel industry. With the acquisition of MSI, Jonas Software now boasts over 50 independently operating brands within 17 different markets.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Jonas Software
Jonas Software operates over 50 independently managed software companies around the world, providing them with strategic guidance and financial security. They supply industry leading enterprise management software and related services to 17 vertical markets. "
target: Multi-Systems, Inc.
Multi-Systems, Inc. (MSI) is a leading cloud services technology company delivering hotel property technology and guest management solutions. Having installed over 5,800 hotels and resorts throughout North America, they are one of the largest providers of fully integrated guest management systems.
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