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closed 12/8/2016 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired Sentient Interactive

synopsis: W2O Group, an integrated network of complementary analytics and digitally-oriented marketing and communications firms, announced the acquisition of Sentient Interactive. This award-winning firm specializes in digital paid and owned media analytics and strategy and marketing campaign execution.
buyer: W2O Group
W2O Group is an independent network of complementary marketing, communications, research and development firms focused on integrated business solutions to drive change and growth through "pragmatic disruption" for the world's leading brands and organizations. "
target: Sentient Interactive
Sentient Interactive, LLC, is a digital first, results-driven marketing agency with expertise in technologic and data solutions to drive measurable results for its clients.
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closed 8/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

Enigma Communication, acquired Disciple Pty Ltd

synopsis: Enigma Communication, one of Australia’s largest independent agencies, has acquired Disciple, an Australian creative agency that delivers advertising, content, digital solutions and strategic ideas to transform brands. Disciple solves complex business problems by creating work that builds brand relationships and sticks in people's heads.
buyer: Enigma Communication
Enigma Communication is a full service creative and media agency in Australia. Enigma provides creative ideas that help put their client's business ahead of the crowd. Their four areas of specialty include advertising, media, public relations, and branding. "
target: Disciple Pty Ltd
Disciple is an Australian creative agency that delivers advertising, content, digital solutions and strategic ideas to transform brands. Disciple solves complex business problems by creating work that cuts through clutter, builds brand relationships and sticks in people's heads.
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closed 8/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

RyanCap, acquired JBZ Digital

synopsis: Simon Ryan's independent agency group RyanCap has acquired JBZ Digital, a digital agency which will be merged immediately into the company's media specialist arm RyvalMedia. Australia-based JBZ Digital is an independently owned digital agency focused on delivering high impact marketing solutions.
buyer: RyanCap
RyanCap is a digital first advertising and marketing communications company established by former Dentsu Aegis Network Australia and New Zealand boss Simon Ryan in June 2020. RyanCap's existing media arm, RyvalMedia, is a digital first marketing and media specialist. "
target: JBZ Digital
JBZ Digital is an independently owned digital agency focused on delivering high impact marketing solutions. Founded in 2018 by Marcus Betschel, Paul Grainger and Jonathan Henshaw, JBZ Digital’s services include digital strategy and planning, performance media, social, ecommerce and analytics.
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announced 7/31/2020 via BNC Analysis

Digital Echidna will be merged with Northern Commerce,

synopsis: Canadian web design and digital agency Digital Echidna will merge with Ontario-based Northern Commerce. The two firms offer distinct capabilities and services which have delivered scalable growth and award-winning digital performance for some of North America’s most recognized organizations in retail, healthcare, and education.
buyer: Northern Commerce
Ontario-based Northern Commerce is a full-service digital agency that specializes in building high-performance omni-channel retail experiences. Using a data-driven approach, Northern creates immersive digital experiences that guide consumers through their purchase journey. "
target: Digital Echidna
Canada-based Digital Echidna is a web design and digital agency that focuses on developing digital experiences and large-scale websites on the Drupal content management system. It has a strong presence in the educational, health, government, and public sector markets.
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announced 7/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

JP Digital will be merged with NerdBrand,

synopsis: NerdBrand, a branding, web design and advertising agency, has entered a definitive merger agreement with fellow Louisville marketing agency, JP Digital, which specializes in digital marketing, content marketing, SEO, social media marketing, email marketing, and more.
buyer: NerdBrand
NerdBrand is a branding agency based out of Louisville, KY that specializes in brand identity and strategy. They also offer web design, content development and SEO services, as well as digital marketing and advertising services. "
target: JP Digital
JP Digital is a digital marketing agency based in Louisville, KY. They specialize in digital marketing, content marketing, SEO, social media marketing, email marketing, and more.
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closed 7/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

JSAcreative merged with The Red Republic,

synopsis: JSAcreative has merged with The Red Republic, a leading consumer communications agency in Australia. JSAcreative is an independent full-service creative agency in Australia. JSAcreative creates engaging brand experiences and integrated campaigns to help their clients create and re-imagine their brands.
buyer parent: McCann Australia
buyer: The Red Republic
The Red Republic is a leading consumer communications agency in Australia. The Red Republic creates unique campaigns and brand solutions to help bring brands to life. The agency specialises in public relations, social media management, influencer management, events, brand activations, and more. "
target: JSAcreative
JSAcreative is an independent full-service creative agency in Australia. JSAcreative creates engaging brand experiences and integrated campaigns to help their clients create and re-imagine their brands. Their services include strategy, creative, brand, digital, and design.
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closed 7/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

Eon Digital Labs merged with Rapid Click Pty Ltd,

synopsis: Australia-based Eon Digital Labs are very pleased to announce the merger with Victorian-based digital advertising agency, Rapid Click. Eon Digital Labs is a digital agency that brings more than 30 years combined experience in the online arena.
buyer: Rapid Click Pty Ltd
Based in Australia, Rapid Click helps companies utilise the best ideas, methodologies and technologies to maximise their online presence and grow their business, through website design and redesign, SEO, email marketing, online advertising and application development. "
target: Eon Digital Labs
Eon Digital Labs is a digital agency that brings more than 30 years combined experience in the online arena. Eon Digital Labs can combine a content management system, e-commerce, databases, mobile apps and email marketing, and effectively use analytics to measure the success of digital strategy.
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closed 7/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

P4 Group Pty Ltd, acquired Ruby Communications Pty Ltd

synopsis: P4 Group has acquired Ruby Communications, bolstering the company's service offering across public relations, digital, creative, marketing, communications and stakeholder engagements. The two firms are Queensland's award-winning communications consultancies.
buyer: P4 Group Pty Ltd
With offices in Brisbane and the Gold Coast, the dynamic marketing and communications powerhouse bolsters P4 Group’s service offering across public relations, digital, creative, marketing, communications and stakeholder engagement. "
target: Ruby Communications Pty Ltd
In a world that is dominated by content, brands can only achieve influence by engaging audiences in a more powerful way. Ruby Communications believes in making an impact. The specialists at their company believe in creativity, planning, collaboration and insight-led ideas.
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announced 6/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

The Channel Islands Media Group Limited, will acquire TPA Guernsey Ltd.

synopsis: The Channel Islands Media Group (CIMG) has agreed to acquire creative digital agency TPA Guernsey Ltd., a leading marketing and creative digital agency in the Channel Islands. The acquisition of TPA is a strategic purchase that will both expand CIMG’s service offering and enable the digital transformation of the Guernsey Press.
buyer parent: MXC Capital
buyer: The Channel Islands Media Group Limited
The Channel Island Media Group, a joint venture between Bailiwick Investments Ltd and MXC Guernsey Ltd, was formed with the ambition of creating a one-stop solution for the marketing, content, and digital needs of Channel Islands businesses. "
target: TPA Guernsey Ltd.
TPA is a leading marketing and creative digital agency in the Channel Islands. The company combines strategic excellence, creative, and digital expertise to deliver business-changing results for its clients.
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announced 6/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Neosperience, will acquire Workup srl

synopsis: Neosperience, an Italian leader in digital customer experience solutions, will acquire a 51% stake in Workup Srl, an Italian provider of web design, software development, and digital marketing services. Workup works with their clients to drive up their business growth. They offer services for e-commerce, social media marketing, SEO, and more.
buyer: Neosperience (BIT:NSP:$18.07)
Neosperience is an Italian leader in digital customer experience solutions. Neosperience helps organizations engage, understand and grow their customer base. Their Neosperience Cloud platform enables businesses to deliver relevant experiences that drive loyalty and increase value. "
target: Workup srl
Workup is an Italian provider of web design, software development, and digital marketing services. Workup works with their clients to drive up their business growth. They offer services for e-commerce, content and social media marketing, SEO, email marketing, and more.
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$1.23*
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$2
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announced 6/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

MSQ Partners Limited, will acquire Be Heard Group plc

synopsis: MSQ Partners, a group of six creative agencies, has agreed a deal to buy smaller rival Be Heard Partnership, a digital marketing group at the intersection of marketing, technology and e-commerce. Their vision is to build an agile interconnected group focused on helping clients maximize their return on investment from digital marketing.
buyer parent: Lloyds Banking Group
buyer: MSQ Partners Limited
MSQ is a group of six creative agencies working for many of the world's leading and emerging brands. Their agencies span advertising (The Gate), public relations (Smarts), direct and digital marketing (Stack, twentysix), design, brand strategy (Holmes & Marchant) and B2B (Stein IAS). "
target: Be Heard Group plc (AIM:BHRD:$69.14)
Be Heard Group plc is a digital marketing group at the intersection of marketing, technology and e-commerce. Their vision is to build an agile interconnected group focused on helping clients maximize their return on investment from digital marketing.
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closed 6/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Monet + Associés, acquired Brainstorming Communication

synopsis: Monet + Associés, an independent agency based in France that specializes in PR, brand content, influencer relations, and data analysis for enhanced engagement, has acquired Brainstorming, a communications consulting agency also based in France, specialized in the global support of brands and companies.
buyer: Monet + Associés
Monet + Associés is an independent agency based in France that specializes in PR, brand content, influencer relations, and data analysis for enhanced engagement. "
target: Brainstorming Communication
Brainstorming is a communications consulting agency based in France, specialized in the global support of brands and companies. They specialize in advertising, brand content, social media, editorial, operational and digital marketing, press relations, influence, and e-reputation.
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closed 6/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ponderosa Agency Limited, acquired Marvellous Agency

synopsis: Leeds-based marketing agency Ponderosa has acquired eCommerce specialist Marvellous and merged with sister agency Grapple. Headquartered in Leeds, Marvellous is a digital marketing agency, specialising in design, web development, content, branding, and strategy. The acquisition allows Ponderosa to offer new services to its existing client base.
buyer: Ponderosa Agency Limited
Ponderosa is a full-service brand communications agency headquartered in Leeds. The company creates award-winning advertising and marketing campaigns for brands across all markets, blending strategic thinking, digital innovation, and inspiring ideas. "
target: Marvellous Agency
Marvellous is a digital marketing agency, specialising in design, web development, content, branding, and strategy. Based in Leeds, Marvellous' designers, developers, and marketers keep up-to-date with the latest eCommerce platforms, trends, technologies, and techniques to make campaigns successful.
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announced 5/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

S-UBG Gruppe AG, will acquire Palmer Hargreaves (UK) Limited

synopsis: Jörn Langensiepen, Iris Heilmann and Susanne Hoffmann, who have jointly headed Palmer Hargreaves Germany since 2013, have acquired the Palmer Hargreaves group, together with the investment company S-UBG Gruppe AG. Palmer Hargreaves is an owner-managed agency group for marketing and communication with locations in Germany, England and more.
buyer: S-UBG Gruppe AG
S-UBG Gruppe AG has been the leading provider of venture capital in the region of Aachen, Krefeld and Mönchengladbach (Germany) for 30 years and offer equity financing opportunities to enterprises with a strong growth potential. "
target: Palmer Hargreaves (UK) Limited
Palmer Hargreaves is an owner-managed agency group for marketing and communication. Around 180 employees work at four locations in Germany, England, Russia and China. They combine a wide range of services - strategy, content, creative and digital - with deep industry expertise.
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announced 5/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

E3 S.r.l, will acquire Conversion S.r.l.

synopsis: DigiTouch, a company specialized in cloud marketing and digital transformation, through its subsidiary E3, will acquire the Conversion-Nextmove group, operating in Italy in omnichannel marketing and in the digital interfaces market. The new company name will be ConversionE3, the result of the transfer and subsequent merger into E3.
buyer parent: DigiTouch
buyer: E3 S.r.l
For almost 20 years E3 S.r.l. has supported their customers from the strategic planning phase to the creation and management of innovative and effective digital engagement projects, with particular attention to the opportunities offered by social networks. They are a part of DigiTouch group. "
target: Conversion S.r.l.
Conversion is the first Italian omnichannel agency and together with NextMove their creativity is enriched in technology. Brands rely on its approach, which enhances every single touchpoint of communication in omnichannel projects capable of obtaining a high conversion rate for consumers.
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closed 5/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

Thinkingbox, acquired Antisocial Media Solutions

synopsis: Thinkingbox, a Canadian interactive production studio, has acquired AntiSocial Solutions, a full-service web and digital marketing agency based in Vancouver. AntiSocial Solutions provides a wide range of branding services, including content & advertising strategy, social media marketing, photography, video production, and more.
buyer: Thinkingbox
Thinkingbox is a leading creative and digital production studio based in Vancouver. With expertise in creative design, digital development, VR stories, and experiential campaigns, the studio delivers award-winning work to a roster of global agencies and brands. "
target: Antisocial Media Solutions
AntiSocial Solutions is a full-service web and digital marketing agency based in Vancouver. AntiSocial Solutions provides a wide range of branding services, including content & advertising strategy, social media marketing, photography, video production, website development, consulting, and more.
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closed 4/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

Farmaè, acquired Valnan Communications

synopsis: Farmaè, a health and wellness retailer in Italy, has acquired Valnan, a communications agency in Italy. Valnan combines traditional marketing and communication skills with advanced know-how in the digital field to help their clients better promote their business. The company specializes in digital consulting, digital advertising, and eCommerce.
buyer: Farmaè (BIT:FAR:$33.78)
Farmaè is a health and wellness retailer in Italy. Farmaè offers over 37,000 products in 10 different categories through their stores and websites. The group operates 8 health and wellness stores and 1 beauty store in Italy. Their products include pharmaceuticals, supplements, cosmetics, and more. "
target: Valnan Communications
Valnan is a communications agency in Italy. Valnan combines traditional marketing and communication skills with advanced know-how in the digital field to help their clients better promote their business. The company specializes in digital consulting, digital advertising, digital tech, and eCommerce.
price ($mm)
$1.31
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$2
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closed 4/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

Impulse Screen Media, acquired iNC Digital Media

synopsis: Impulse Screen Media, a technology company delivering cross screen marketing opportunities for brands, has acquired iNC Digital Media, the essential digital media partner for traditional advertisers. iNC Digital Media creates high performing digital marketing campaigns for their clients.
buyer: Impulse Screen Media
Based in Sydney, Impulse Screen Media (ISM) is a technology company delivering cross screen marketing opportunities for brands. ISM has built a unique technology platform that captures real-time data from television broadcasts, allowing brands and agencies to optimize digital media buying. "
target parent: Here, There & Everywhere
target: iNC Digital Media
Based in Australia, iNC Digital Media is the essential digital media partner for traditional advertisers. They are a team of like-minded marketing professionals specifically available to create high performing digital marketing campaigns for their clients.
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closed 4/6/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Highwire PR, acquired Wonderscript

synopsis: Highwire PR, a modern communications agency with roots in journalism and technology, has acquired Wondscript, a digital communications consultancy. The acquisition of Wonderscript will help Highwire grow its digital offerings by building new services and expanding client engagements.
buyer: Highwire PR
Highwire is a modern public relations agency designed for disruptive companies. Highwire serves the spectrum of technology clients, including enterprise and B2B technology, security, healthcare technology, and frontier technologies like AI, robotics, quantum, and more. "
target: Wonderscript
Wonderscript is a digital communications consultancy. The company provides scalable workshops as well as coaching and guidance sessions to help re-engineer PR and communications teams to use digital to get better results, faster.
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announced 3/31/2020 via BNC Analysis

Geoff Hardwicke and Todd Blevins, will purchase Marketing Division from Trigger Communications and Design

synopsis: Geoff Hardwicke and Todd Blevins are to acquire the marketing division of Trigger Communications and Design, a Calgary-based advertising and communications agency, from President Larry Bannerman. Geoff Hardwicke and Todd Blevins are the Managing Director and Creative Director of Trigger Communications and Design, respectively.
buyer: Geoff Hardwicke and Todd Blevins
Geoff Hardwicke and Todd Blevins are the Managing Director and Creative Director of Trigger Communications and Design, respectively. They are acquiring the marketing division of Trigger, an advertising and communications agency, from President, Larry Bannerman. They are based in Calgary, AB, Canada."
seller: Trigger Communications and Design
Trigger is a Calgary-based advertising and communications agency. Their marketing division focuses on website design, results-focused integrated marketing campaigns and innovative application development. Their financial communications division is a trusted regulatory reporting partner.
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closed 12/8/2016 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired Sentient Interactive

synopsis: W2O Group, an integrated network of complementary analytics and digitally-oriented marketing and communications firms, announced the acquisition of Sentient Interactive. This award-winning firm specializes in digital paid and owned media analytics and strategy and marketing campaign execution.
buyer: W2O Group
W2O Group is an independent network of complementary marketing, communications, research and development firms focused on integrated business solutions to drive change and growth through "pragmatic disruption" for the world's leading brands and organizations. "
target: Sentient Interactive
Sentient Interactive, LLC, is a digital first, results-driven marketing agency with expertise in technologic and data solutions to drive measurable results for its clients.
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closed 7/28/2020 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired Discern Health

synopsis: W2O, the leading independent provider of analytics-driven, technology-enabled marketing and communications solutions to the healthcare sector, acquired Discern Health, a company that counsels leading healthcare organizations on the performance measures and innovative payment models that shape the market for their products and services.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: W2O Group
W2O is an independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing and communications to the healthcare sector. W2O applies analytics models, methodologies and approaches in a digital world to design precise communications and marketing strategies to deliver sustained business results. "
target: Discern Health
Discern Health counsels leading healthcare organizations on the performance measures and innovative payment models that shape the market for their products and services.
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closed 4/14/2020 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired Symplur LLC

synopsis: W2O has acquired Symplur, a social media analytics platform exclusively focused on the healthcare sector. Symplur provides an easy-to-use interface and analytical capabilities that will help make W2O’s data and analytics operating system and technology accessible to a broader range of non-technical users.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: W2O Group
W2O is an independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing and communications to the healthcare sector. W2O applies analytics models, methodologies and approaches in a digital world to design precise communications and marketing strategies to deliver sustained business results. "
target: Symplur LLC
Symplur is a social media analytics platform that tracks how physicians and other healthcare stakeholders produce and consume medical information online. Its Healthcare Social Graph database comprises healthcare topics with billions of conversations around any given therapeutic area in real-time.
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closed 1/15/2020 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired 21GRAMS NY

synopsis: W2O, the leading independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing and communications to the healthcare sector, announced the acquisition of 21GRAMS, a rapidly growing, strategic and creative marketing, advertising and patient/medical education agency dedicated to making healthcare more human.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: W2O Group
W2O is an independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing and communications to the healthcare sector. W2O applies analytics models, methodologies and approaches in a digital world to design precise communications and marketing strategies to deliver sustained business results. "
target: 21GRAMS NY
21GRAMS is a rapidly growing, strategic and creative marketing, advertising and patient/medical education agency dedicated to making healthcare more human. 21GRAMS was built to be different by design, fusing advertising and education for the first time in an agency model.
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closed 11/11/2019 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired Radius Digital Science

synopsis: W2O, a provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing communications to the healthcare sector, has acquired Radius Digital Science, a scientific digital creative agency. Radius offers a distinct service to the healthcare industry, fusing art and technology to make complex science into immersive, accessible experiences for healthcare brands.
buyer: W2O Group
W2O is an independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing and communications to the healthcare sector. W2O applies analytics models, methodologies and approaches in a digital world to design precise communications and marketing strategies to deliver sustained business results. "
target: Radius Digital Science
Radius is a creative scientific communications agency dedicated to expert-level scientific strategy and innovative digital experiences. Radius offers a differentiated service to the healthcare industry by fusing art and technology to translate complex science into immersive, accessible experiences.
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closed 11/6/2019 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired ISO.health

synopsis: W2O, the leading independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing communications to the healthcare sector, announced the acquisition of ISO.health, a London-based medical communications agency.
buyer: W2O Group
W2O is an independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing and communications to the healthcare sector. W2O applies analytics models, methodologies and approaches in a digital world to design precise communications and marketing strategies to deliver sustained business results. "
target: ISO.health
ISO.health is a London-based medical communications agency. ISO comprises a talented team of industry experts who are adept at developing and delivering impactful omni-channel medical and scientific educational programs for pharmaceutical, biotech and life sciences companies and organizations.
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closed 10/9/2019 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired Arcus Medica

synopsis: W2O, the leading independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing communications to the healthcare sector, has acquired Arcus Medica. A leader in medical and scientific communications, Arcus brings doctoral-level experts to W2O who specialize in translating complex clinical and scientific data into clear, meaningful content.
buyer: W2O Group
W2O is an independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing and communications to the healthcare sector. W2O applies analytics models, methodologies and approaches in a digital world to design precise communications and marketing strategies to deliver sustained business results. "
target: Arcus Medica
Arcus Medica is a leader in medical and scientific communications. Arcus pairs extensive in-house industry experience with agency expertise to translate complex clinical and scientific data into clear and meaningful content.
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closed 12/15/2016 via PR Newswire

Avero, LLC, acquired VinTank

synopsis: Avero announced the acquisition of winery social media and reputation management software VinTank. Considered "Mission Control for Customer Conversations," VinTank formerly powered over 1,200 wineries, while processing and analyzing 1 billion social media conversations annually. The VinTank software will be rebranded as AveroBuzz.
buyer parent: TH Lee Putnam Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Avero, LLC
Created by restaurant operators for restaurant operators, Avero is the trusted technology partner for the hospitality industry. They empower restaurant professionals with the answers they need to transform their businesses and their lives. "
target parent: W2O Group
target: VinTank
VinTank is a winery social media and reputation management software VinTank. Considered "Mission Control for Customer Conversations," VinTank formerly powered over 1,200 wineries, while processing and analyzing 1 billion social media conversations annually.
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closed 12/8/2016 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired Sentient Interactive

synopsis: W2O Group, an integrated network of complementary analytics and digitally-oriented marketing and communications firms, announced the acquisition of Sentient Interactive. This award-winning firm specializes in digital paid and owned media analytics and strategy and marketing campaign execution.
buyer: W2O Group
W2O Group is an independent network of complementary marketing, communications, research and development firms focused on integrated business solutions to drive change and growth through "pragmatic disruption" for the world's leading brands and organizations. "
target: Sentient Interactive
Sentient Interactive, LLC, is a digital first, results-driven marketing agency with expertise in technologic and data solutions to drive measurable results for its clients.
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closed 11/7/2016 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired Marketeching Solutions, LLC

synopsis: W2O Group, a network of complementary digital, marketing and communications firms, announced the acquisition of Marketeching Solutions, LLC, a leading research and social listening consultancy focused in healthcare and life sciences.
buyer: W2O Group
W2O Group is an independent network of complementary marketing, communications, research and development firms focused on integrated business solutions to drive change and growth through "pragmatic disruption" for the world's leading brands and organizations. "
target: Marketeching Solutions, LLC
Marketeching Solutions, LLC is a leading digital marketing firm with a social platform to provide immediate and authentic consumer and professional insights focused in healthcare and life sciences. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in New Hope, PA.
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closed 9/7/2016 via BusinessWire

BrewLife Agency, acquired Pure Communications Inc

synopsis: W2O Group, a network of complementary, digitally oriented, analytics-directed communications and marketing firms, announced the acquisition of Pure Communications, a leading strategic communications consultancy focused in the healthcare industry. Under the terms of the agreement, Pure Communications will combine with W2O Group’s BrewLife.
buyer parent: W2O Group
buyer: BrewLife Agency
BrewLife is an insights-driven marketing and communications agency that blends the science of audience architecture, the art of creative storytelling and the mastery of integrated communications to galvanize their client’s business strategy and help mobilize the audiences they care about. "
target: Pure Communications Inc
Pure Communications, Inc. is a leading strategic communications consultancy focused on the healthcare industry. They focus on helping these organizations translate their brands, technology platforms and science into compelling stories for their clients.
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closed 8/26/2015 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired Fox Communications

synopsis: W2O Group announced that it has acquired Fox Communications, a boutique communications firm. Fox Communications Founder Lynn Fox, widely considered to be among the top communications practitioners in Silicon Valley, will now lead media and engagement as a managing director in the technology practice of WCG, a W2O Group company.
buyer: W2O Group
W2O Group is an independent network of complementary marketing, communications, research and development firms focused on integrated business solutions to drive change and growth through "pragmatic disruption" for the world's leading brands and organizations. "
target: Fox Communications
Fox Communications helps growing tech startups, founders and VCs navigate the confusing world of PR. Their expertise includes strategic planning, positioning, messaging, product launches (strategy, planning and execution), executive communications, media relations, crisis handling, and more.
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closed 3/30/2015 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired VinTank

synopsis: W2O Group announced that it has acquired VinTank, a social engagement and customer relationship management (CRM) platform, to enable and enhance its technology-enabled client service offerings, founded by Paul Mabray and James Jory to service winery and small business owners.
buyer: W2O Group
W2O Group is an independent network of complementary marketing, communications, research and development firms focused on integrated business solutions to drive change and growth through "pragmatic disruption" for the world's leading brands and organizations. "
target: VinTank
VinTank is the leading software solution for social media management for the wine and hospitality industry. Measuring over one billion conversations about wine, profiling over 30 million social wine consumers and serving over 1000 wine brands, VinTank helps wineries, restaurants and hotels connect.
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closed 2/18/2015 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired ARC2 Communications & Media

synopsis: W2O Group announced that it has acquired ARC2 Communications and Media, an award-winning boutique Communications Company based in Los Angeles. ARC2 specializes in the development of innovative techniques that connect and build relationships with key audiences, including a targeted focus on women and women's health issues.
buyer: W2O Group
W2O Group is an independent network of complementary marketing, communications, research and development firms focused on integrated business solutions to drive change and growth through "pragmatic disruption" for the world's leading brands and organizations. "
target: ARC2 Communications & Media
ARC2 Communications & Media, Inc. is an independent boutique healthcare communications agency. ARC2 specializes in the development of innovative techniques that connect and build relationships with key audiences, including a targeted focus on women and women's health issues.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/1/2013 via BusinessWire

WCG, acquired Refreshed Wellbeing Ltd

synopsis: WCG, an integrated communications agency, announced that, as part of its continued commitment to building the agency of the future and expanding its global imprint, it has acquired Refreshed Wellbeing, a pan-European, digitally-based communications and marketing agency specializing in health and pharmaceutical brands.
buyer parent: W2O Group
buyer: WCG
WCG is an independent strategic communications firm providing integrated solutions built upon clear analytics, with the aim of achieving competitive advantage for a growing spectrum of leading companies and organizations. "
target: Refreshed Wellbeing Ltd
Refreshed Wellbeing specialises in innovative marketing communications programs, with particular expertise in digital strategy and communications in the pharmaceutical, healthcare and wellbeing arena.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/28/2013 via BusinessWire

WCG Company, acquired Partners for Medical Education, Inc.

synopsis: WCG, an integrated communications firm that is part of the W2O Group network of companies, announced its acquisition of Partners for Medical Education, Inc., which will deepen and expand the company’s direct-to-patient advocacy and education offerings for its healthcare clients.
buyer parent: W2O Group
buyer: WCG Company
WCG is an independent strategic communications firm providing integrated solutions built upon clear analytics, with the aim of achieving competitive advantage for a growing spectrum of leading companies and organizations. "
target: Partners for Medical Education, Inc.
Led by Sharron Ames, a 30-year integrated marketing expert, Partners for Medical Education, Inc. delivers best-in-class patient programs and educational materials for people living with rare diseases, chronic illnesses and life-threatening conditions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 12/12/2012 via Yahoo, Inc.

W2O Group, acquired VM Foundry

synopsis: W2O Group announced the acquisition of VM Foundry. VM Foundry is an interactive agency specializing in digital marketing and social media. W2O Group will combine VM Foundry with its existing multi-office digital practice and local office in Austin to create W2O Digital.
buyer: W2O Group
W2O Group is an independent network of complementary marketing, communications, research and development firms focused on integrated business solutions to drive change and growth through "pragmatic disruption" for the world's leading brands and organizations. "
target: VM Foundry
VM Foundry is an Austin, Texas-based digital marketing and communication agency serving fantastic clients in a variety of industries around the world. Their primary service areas within digital media are strategy, design, programming and promotion.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 4/19/2012 via Market Wire

W2O Group, acquired Ravel

synopsis: W2O Group, an independent network of complementary marketing, communications, research and development firms, announced the acquisition of Ravel, an Austin-based company with numerous software assets and a strong track record of solving difficult big data problems for multiple Fortune 500 companies.
buyer: W2O Group
W2O Group is an independent network of complementary marketing, communications, research and development firms focused on integrated business solutions to drive change and growth through "pragmatic disruption" for the world's leading brands and organizations. "
target: Ravel
Ravel makes enterprise-grade analytics solutions for discovering insights from big data. Focused on driving innovation in deep analytics, Ravel is committed to developing products that allow enterprise companies to analyze massive datasets with commodity hardware and open source software.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/28/2015 via Company Press Release

Internet Brands, Inc., acquired Sesame Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Internet Brands, Inc. announced that it has acquired Seattle-based Sesame Communications, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based patient engagement and digital marketing solutions for the dental and orthodontic industries.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Internet Brands, Inc. (:$107.45)
Headquartered in El Segundo, Calif., Internet Brands, Inc. is a fully integrated online media and software services organization focused on four high-value vertical categories: Automotive, Health, Legal and Home / Travel. "
target: Sesame Communications, Inc.
Sesame Communications helps dental and orthodontic practices harness the power of the Internet to accelerate new patient acquisition and transform the patient experience. The Sesame 24-7 platform provides an end-to-end, HIPAA-compliant system tailored to the unique and specific needs of dentistry.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

Huntsworth PLC, acquired The Creative Engagement Group Limited

synopsis: Huntsworth has acquired The Creative Engagement Group (TCEG) from private equiry firm LDC. TCEG has a total of 260 staff across three event, experiential and digital marketing companies with an international blue-chip client base across a range of sectors, with a particular strength in healthcare.
buyer: Huntsworth PLC (LSE:HNT:$342.69)
Huntsworth is an international public relations and healthcare communications group operating from 57 principal offices in 27 countries. Huntsworth acquires, creates and develops specialist agencies that deliver marketing and communication services. "
target parent: Lloyds Banking Group
target: The Creative Engagement Group Limited
The Creative Engagement Group is a group of creative agencies focused on engaging audiences through the creation and delivery of live experiences, film, immersive and interactive content. They create a deeper engagement with audiences by delivering experiences and content that drive brand memory.
price ($mm)
$32
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
6.5x
closed 6/9/2016 via PR Web

Aroluxe LLC, acquired Intellio LLC

synopsis: Aroluxe announces that it has acquired all the assets of Intell.io, a creative digital agency based in Nashville, TN. With a focus on healthcare and SaaS products, Intell.io has grown an impressive roster of medical clients and services.
buyer: Aroluxe LLC
Aroluxe is an integrated marketing agency located in Nashville, TN. Aroluxe creates world-class brands, strategic campaign development and execution, produces creative content and commercials, social media, digital advertising, and manages supporting services for its clients. "
target: Intellio LLC
Intell.io is a digital creative advertising agency located in Nashville, TN. With a focus on healthcare and SaaS products, Intell.io has grown an impressive roster of medical clients and services.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/14/2014 via BNC Analysis

Oxiem merged with Hafenbrack Marketing,

synopsis: Oxiem Brand Interactions and Hafenbrack Marketing & Public Relations have combined to form Upward Brand Interactions. The deal also includes Hafenbrack Marketing’s Genessa Health division. Hafenbrack Marketing & Public Relations is a full-service advertising, marketing and public relations firm. Oxiem is a national Web marketing agency and SEO.
buyer: Hafenbrack Marketing
Hafenbrack Marketing & Public Relations is a full-service advertising, marketing and public relations firm. Hafenbrack Marketing & Public Relations helps businesses achieve their marketing goals through clear communication and disciplined creativity. "
target: Oxiem
Oxiem is a national Web marketing agency and SEO company with expertise in the healthcare industry. It is an interactively inspired, integrated marketing agency that drives brand interactions to create client success.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/30/2015 via PR Newswire

Wunderman, acquired ABS Creative

synopsis: Wunderman Health has taken a majority stake in ABS Creative, a full-service agency that combines data, medical expertise, creativity, technology and tactical intelligence to develop impactful communication strategies and campaigns for clients in the healthcare industry.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Wunderman
Wunderman offers Brand Experience, Consumer Engagement, Data & Insights and World Health marketing solutions. Powered by complex analytics and strategic insight, creative content engages the consumer as participant, creator and champion in always-on conversations to propel their clients’ growth. "
target: ABS Creative
What started out as a web agency in 1999 has grown to become a full-service organization that mixes medical expertise, creativity, technology and tactical intelligence to spark up the impact of healthcare and wellness communication strategies and tactics.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/30/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness, acquired Heartbeat Ideas

synopsis: Publicis Groupe announced that Heartbeat Ideas, one of the largest and most highly regarded digital agencies in the healthcare communications space, has joined the Saatchi & Saatchi Health entities in the U.S. to form a wholly new market player with unmatched strength and depth.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness
Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness is a fully integrated wellness agency. The agency provides a full-range of marketing solutions including advertising, digital, direct promotion and social marketing strategies. Saatchi & Saatchi Health Communications and Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness operate as one entity. "
target: Heartbeat Ideas
Heartbeat Ideas is a pure interactive agency, built from the ground up to help clients prosper in the digital age. They design distinctive brand assets and websites that engages their clients' core constituents and trigger viral media, track blogs and construct eCRM programs.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/18/2019 via PR Newswire

SITO Mobile Ltd., will acquire MediaJel

synopsis: SITO Mobile, a leading mobile data technology company that provides brands customized, data-driven solutions spanning strategic insights and media campaign delivery services, will acquire MediaJel, a leading provider of advertising and marketing solutions for the cannabis industry built with proprietary technology and driven by data.
buyer: SITO Mobile Ltd. (SITO:$42.50)
SITO is a leading mobile data technology company that provides brands customized, data-driven solutions spanning strategic insights and media campaign delivery services. Brands rely on SITO for real-time understanding of customer experience, providing increased clarity for better business decisions."
target: MediaJel
MediaJel provides advertising and marketing solutions for the cannabis industry built with proprietary technology and driven by data. Its team has vast experience from the food and beverage and consumer packaged goods industries matched with deep heritage in cannabis, hemp and ancillary space.
price ($mm)
$17
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/11/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Kush Bottles, acquired Zack Darling Creative Associates

synopsis: Kush Bottles, Inc., a leading provider of packaging, supplies, vaporizers, hydrocarbon gases, solvents, accessories and branding solutions for the regulated cannabis industry, announced it has acquired Zack Darling Creative Associates, a full-spectrum digital creative agency, founded in 2009 and based in Santa Rosa, California.
buyer: Kush Bottles (OTCPK:KSHB:$40.75)
Kush Bottles, Inc. is a leading provider of packaging, supplies, vaporizers, hydrocarbon gases, solvents, accessories and branding solutions for the regulated cannabis industry. "
target: Zack Darling Creative Associates
Zack Darling Creative Associates is a full-spectrum digital creative agency, founded in 2009 and based in Santa Rosa, California. It serves both traditional industry accounts as well as cannabis companies and currently works with clients across the U.S., Canada and Europe.
price ($mm)
$3.34
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/3/2018 via PE Hub

Optima Healthcare Solutions, acquired Vantage Clinical Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Optima Healthcare Solutions, a portfolio company of Alpine Investors, has acquired Bend, Oregon-based Vantage Clinical Solutions Inc, a provider of revenue cycle management and digital marketing services for physical therapy practices.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Optima Healthcare Solutions
Optima Healthcare Solutions provides cloud-based solutions for post-acute care providers, including contract therapy companies, skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, outpatient therapy clinics and hospices. "
target: Vantage Clinical Solutions, Inc.
Vantage Clinical Solutions is a nationwide revenue cycle, digital marketing and consulting firm dedicated to the mission of improving healthcare through entrepreneurship. The company has provided solutions to the outpatient physical therapy market under its brands: VantageRCM and BuildPT.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/15/2017 via BusinessWire

MB Growth Advisors, acquired NKP Medical Marketing

synopsis: MB Growth Advisors, Inc. is pleased to announce that one of its affiliates has acquired NKP Medical Marketing, Inc. NKP Medical Marketing is a leading digital marketing and search engine optimization company primarily serving specialty medical practices including plastic and cosmetic surgeons, medical spas, dermatologists and dentists.
buyer: MB Growth Advisors
MB Growth Advisors is a southern California-based investment and advisory company. It partners with private investors to purchase and grow outstanding businesses across a variety of industries. "
target: NKP Medical Marketing
NKP Medical Marketing is a leading digital marketing and search engine optimization company primarily serving specialty medical practices including plastic and cosmetic surgeons, medical spas, dermatologists and dentists. NKP designs websites and other digital marketing assets.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/7/2016 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired Marketeching Solutions, LLC

synopsis: W2O Group, a network of complementary digital, marketing and communications firms, announced the acquisition of Marketeching Solutions, LLC, a leading research and social listening consultancy focused in healthcare and life sciences.
buyer: W2O Group
W2O Group is an independent network of complementary marketing, communications, research and development firms focused on integrated business solutions to drive change and growth through "pragmatic disruption" for the world's leading brands and organizations. "
target: Marketeching Solutions, LLC
Marketeching Solutions, LLC is a leading digital marketing firm with a social platform to provide immediate and authentic consumer and professional insights focused in healthcare and life sciences. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in New Hope, PA.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/24/2016 via PR Newswire

Sudler & Hennessey, acquired Viscira, LLC

synopsis: Sudler & Hennessey Group, a global healthcare communications network, announced the acquisition of Viscira, a leader in digital marketing and cutting-edge media in the healthcare space. Viscira develops visually-stunning, interactive solutions that provide unique, differentiated, and compelling communication delivery for the life sciences industry.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Sudler & Hennessey
Sudler & Hennessey is a leading healthcare communications firm that develops strategic promotional and educational programs for a wide spectrum of healthcare brands. S&H creates advertising, direct marketing, and sales promotion programs for prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications. "
target: Viscira, LLC
Viscira is dedicated to the design and development of new-media communication solutions and interactive software applications for the life-sciences industry. They provide a suite of programs that integrate best-in-class technology to deliver engaging and memorable content via electronic channels.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$17
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/29/2019 via PR Newswire

Regent Pacific Group Limited, will acquire Yooya

synopsis: Regent Pacific Group, a specialist healthcare, wellness and life sciences investment group, has signed a non-legally binding offer letter to acquire Entertainment Direct Asia ("Yooya"). Yooya is a content-driven e-commerce platform that is the first to focus on cannabidiol (CBD) infused products designed to awaken the body's natural healing system.
buyer: Regent Pacific Group Limited (SEHK:575:$6.25)
Regent Pacific is a diversified investment group based in Hong Kong currently holding various corporate and strategic investments focusing on the healthcare, wellness and life sciences sectors. "
target parent: DFR Asia
target: Yooya
Yooya is a content-driven e-commerce platform that is reshaping the way that brands connect with Chinese consumers. Yooya is the first to focus on cannabidiol (CBD) infused products, which are designed to awaken the body's natural healing system and promote better health and sleep.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

EVITRADE Health Systems Corporation, will acquire Artillery Labs

synopsis: EVITRADE Health Systems Corporation, a provider of automated online services for common health problems, will acquire Artillery labs, a Vancouver based internet marketing company that markets natural health products with a focus on full-body health solutions. Artillery labs specializes in email marketing, insights, affiliate marketing, and more.
buyer: EVITRADE Health Systems Corporation (:$0.00)
EVITRADE Health Systems Corp. provides automated online services for common health problems. The company offers an extensive platform for physiologically interactive computing supporting therapeutic-diagnostic devices, expert systems, and recommender applications for personal health management. "
target: Artillery Labs
Artillery labs is a Vancouver based internet marketing company that markets natural health products with a focus on full-body health solutions. The company specializes in email marketing, marketing automation, insights, lead generation, pay-per-click advertising and affiliate marketing.
price ($mm)
$2.29
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/12/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Havas Health, acquired Symbiotix

synopsis: The Havas Group announced the acquisition of Symbiotix, a specialized medical communications and marketing agency that works to leverage science through distinctive programming aimed at healthcare professionals. Symbiotix, will be integrated into the Havas Health Network, a company that houses Havas Life, Health4Brands and Havas Lynx.
buyer parent: Bolloré
buyer: Havas Health
Havas Health houses Havas Life (formerly Euro RSCG Life), Health4Brands (H4B) and Havas Lynx, three wholly owned health and wellness communication networks, and defines policies and processes for the global group. "
target: Symbiotix
Symbiotix has quickly gained a reputation for scientifically rigorous, fair-balanced approaches to both marketing and education strategies. Their well-qualified clinical staff works with clients and healthcare professionals to provide expert insight and resources for a breadth of therapeutic areas.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/15/2020 via PR Newswire

Structured Social, acquired Boundless Labs

synopsis: Structured Social, a growth marketing firm focused on e-commerce, has acquired Boundless Labs, a retention marketing company that specializes in e-mail and text message strategy. Boundless Labs drives conversion-optimized leads via paid social, paid search and cold email. Their clients include leading e-commerce brands and CBD+Cannabis companies.
buyer: Structured Social
Structured Social is a growth marketing firm focused on e-commerce. Structured Social helps consumer-focused companies drive revenue growth by providing expert consulting on offer structure, page design, paid social campaigns and partnerships with brands. "
target: Boundless Labs
Boundless Labs is a retention marketing company that specializes in e-mail and text message strategy. Boundless Labs drives conversion-optimized leads via paid social, paid search and cold email. Their clients include well-known e-commerce brands and top CBD+Cannabis companies.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/30/2020 via PR Newswire

SPM Marketing, acquired Centretek

synopsis: SPM Marketing & Communications, a brand consultancy and integrated marketing communications firm, has acquired Centretek, a premier digital agency. The combined services of SPM and Centretek will provide their clients with a full range of creative and technology-based digital services and expand the combined agency's reach across the health sector.
buyer parent: Corridor Capital, LLC
buyer: SPM Marketing
SPM Marketing & Communications is a brand consultancy and integrated marketing communications firm that specializes in the healthcare industry. Having partnered with over 300 organizations in 40+ states, SPM helps organizations establish meaningful brand strategies that deliver measurable results. "
target: Centretek
Centretek is a leading provider of digital marketing and web content management system (WCMS) implementation for healthcare providers. Centretek is a full-service digital agency delivering technology-driven, multi-channel MarTech, and interactive web solutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/30/2019 via PR Newswire

WebMD Corporation, will acquire Aptus Health

synopsis: WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands company and the leader in health information services, will acquire Aptus Health. Aptus Health offers health and life sciences companies a truly connected approach to engaging healthcare professionals, consumers and other stakeholders through an array of high-value digital information channels and services.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: WebMD Corporation (WBMD:$700.55)
WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands Company, is the leading provider of health information services, serving patients, physicians, health care professionals, employers, and health plans through our public and private online portals, mobile platforms, and health-focused publications. "
target parent: Merck & Co., Inc.
target: Aptus Health
Aptus Health offers health and life sciences companies a truly connected approach to engaging healthcare professionals, consumers and other stakeholders through an array of high-value digital information channels and services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/17/2019 via PR Newswire

Legato Healthcare Marketing, Inc., acquired Fresh Digital Marketing

synopsis: Legato Healthcare Marketing, a marketing agency that provides specialized marketing solutions to healthcare environments, acquired Fresh Digital Marketing, a digital agency nationally renowned for healthcare patient acquisition and engagement, and lead generation in various business-to-business industries.
buyer parent: VSS Medical Technologies
buyer: Legato Healthcare Marketing, Inc.
Legato Healthcare Marketing is a healthcare marketing agency. Legato provides specialized marketing solutions to healthcare environments including, rural health, specialty clinics, medical equipment companies, and healthcare solutions companies. "
target: Fresh Digital Marketing
Fresh Digital Marketing is a digital agency renowned for healthcare patient acquisition and engagement, and lead generation in various business-to-business industries. They focus on measurable and efficient marketing strategies to empower clients to become more organized and knowledgeable.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

UDG Healthcare plc, acquired MicroMass Communications, Inc.

synopsis: UDG Healthcare, an international healthcare services provider, announced the acquisition of MicroMass Communications, a U.S.-based healthcare communications agency specializing in behavioural change.
buyer: UDG Healthcare plc (LSE:UDG:$1,298.52)
UDG Healthcare plc is a leading international partner of choice delivering clinical, commercial, communication and packaging services to the healthcare industry, employing 8,000 with operations in 23 countries and delivering services in over 50 countries. "
target parent: Periscope Equity
target: MicroMass Communications, Inc.
MicroMass Communications is a healthcare marketing agency specializing in digital, relationship marketing, and non-personal promotion. Their unique expertise in human health behavior allows them to create highly effective solutions for patients and health care providers.
price ($mm)
$64
rev ($mm)
$23
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA

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year
2019
rev ($mm)
$183.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.82
EBIT ($mm)
$6.72
Net Income ($mm)
$3.49
Employees
255
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Ticker: DLGEF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digital Garage Inc.
Digital Garage produces innovative contexts for the age of the internet by combining three crucial technologies, namely Information Technology, Marketing Technology and Financial Technology. Their core competence is in the integration of the unique areas of specialization in these technologies.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$171.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$23.20
EBIT ($mm)
$18.65
Net Income ($mm)
$24.22
Employees
376
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Ticker: ENXTPA:HOP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hopscotch Global PR Group
Hopscotch Global PR Group
Hopscotch is a Paris-based communication consulting group that creates sustainable relationships between audiences and brands. Hopscotch specializes in PR, event marketing, and digital marketing. Hopscotch helps brands manage their reputation, engage their audiences, and generate more sales.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$164.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.56
EBIT ($mm)
$3.74
Net Income ($mm)
$3.30
Employees
313
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALNBT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetBooster Group
NetBooster Group
NetBooster is a leading independent European agency in digital performance marketing that makes its comprehensive expertise of digital marketing available to its clients to achieve the best possible performance for their investments.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$155.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.43
EBIT ($mm)
$4.88
Net Income ($mm)
$0.42
Employees
571
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Ticker: AIM:INTQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
InternetQ PLC
InternetQ PLC
InternetQ is one of the world's most successful Mobile, Social & APP-based service providers. Their disruptive mobile marketing, rich media and advertising platforms enable clients to profitably engage with the emerging social entertainment ecosystem.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$151.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.25
EBIT ($mm)
$12.92
Net Income ($mm)
$11.84
Employees
155
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