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closed 12/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

Zenterio AB, acquired Adscribe

synopsis: TV technology and services provider Zenterio has acquired the remaining 75% of UK based ad-tech and analytics company Adscribe. AdScribe help TV operators to better understand their customers and in the process open up new revenue opportunities through data and advertising.
buyer: Zenterio AB
Zenterio provides an independent OS for interactive TV aimed at creating an industry standard. Zenterio also offers an intuitive multiscreen UI, a powerful Data Analytics solution, Consulting Services and additional Value Added Services to TV operators. "
target: Adscribe
AdScribe help TV operators to better understand their customers and in the process open up new revenue opportunities through data and advertising. Their cloud-based big data platform facilitates the collection and analysis of TV viewing data across multiple devices.
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announced 10/23/2020 via BusinessWire

iHeartMedia, Inc., will acquire Voxnest

synopsis: iHeartMedia, the No. 1 audio company in America and the No. 1 commercial podcast publisher globally, will acquire Voxnest, the leading consolidated marketplace for podcasts and the best-in-class provider of podcast analytics, enterprise publishing tools, programmatic integration, and targeted ad serving.
buyer: iHeartMedia, Inc. (OTCPK:IHRT.Q:$3,038.76)
iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month. The company’s services include more than 850 live broadcast stations in over 160 markets nationwide and is available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices. "
target: Voxnest
Voxnest provides professional solutions for podcasters and brands looking to engage with listeners. The company's comprehensive tools for podcast creation, distribution, management, measurement, monetization, and advertising include Spreaker, Spreaker Enterprise, and Dynamo.
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closed 1/20/2016 via Company Press Release

Efficio merged with ShareBuilders,

synopsis: ShareBuilders, Inc., the leading provider of yield management solutions for the broadcast media sales industry, announced a merger with Efficio Solutions, Inc., a leader in media sales management, CRM and yield solutions to the broadcast industry.
buyer: ShareBuilders
ShareBuilders is the largest media yield management software company in the US. In 2010 their local broadcast TV clients billed about $3.7 billion, which is estimated to be 1 out of every 5 commercials sold on English-speaking network affiliates. "
target: Efficio
Efficio Solutions, Inc. was founded in 1999 and created by broadcasters for broadcasters with over 8,000 users in the media sales industry. Efficio is a fully integrated media sales management solution that answers the needs of salespeople and sales managers.
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announced 2/13/2019 via Wall Street Journal

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

synopsis: Data analytics company Nielsen Co. is the winning bidder for the assets of bankrupt television data provider Sorenson Media Inc. Sorenson Media's technology provides networks, broadcasters and advertisers with a complete toolkit to enable, enhance and improve the TV advertising viewing experience.
buyer: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,311.00)
Nielsen Holdings plc is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. For more than 90 years Nielsen has provided data and analytics based on scientific rigor and innovation. "
target: Sorenson Media Inc.
Sorenson Media provides trusted solutions to the television industry and is an innovator in driving the future of television advertising. Their technology provides networks, broadcasters and advertisers with a complete toolkit to enable, enhance and improve the TV advertising viewing experience.
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closed 1/17/2018 via PR Newswire

Diversis Capital, acquired Marketron

synopsis: Diversis Capital, a North American private equity firm with a focus on carve-outs and standalone deals within the lower and middle markets, has acquired Marketron, the leading provider of revenue management and audience engagement software for media companies.
buyer: Diversis Capital
Founded in 2013, Diversis Capital LLC is a North American private equity firm with a focus on carve-outs and standalone deals within the lower and middle markets that require both sharp financial acumen and operational expertise to obtain success. "
target parent: Wicks Group of Companies
target: Marketron
Marketron is the media industry's leading provider of business software solutions and services specializing in revenue management and audience engagement. The Marketron Mediascape platform streamlines operational efficiencies through a web-based platform that is open for partner integrations.
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closed 5/7/2014 via PR Web

NewsCycle Solutions, acquired MediaSpan Group, Inc.

synopsis: NEWSCYCLE Solutions, a leading provider of software and services for the global news media industry, announced that it has acquired MediaSpan Group, Inc., a media software innovator that provides solutions to more than 3,000 local newspaper and broadcast properties
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: NewsCycle Solutions
NEWSCYCLE Solutions delivers the broadest range of technology solutions for the global news media industry, including content management, digital advertising, circulation, and audience relationship management. "
target: MediaSpan Group, Inc.
MediaSpan Group, Inc. powers digital content management, online marketing, advertising and business productivity solutions for the world's leading media companies including Sun Media, Advance Publications, MediaNews, Gannett and Radio One.
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announced 10/17/2018 via Company Press Release

The E.W. Scripps Company, will acquire Triton Digital Media

synopsis: The E.W. Scripps Company is acquiring Triton Digital, the global leader in digital audio technology and measurement services. Triton's innovative and proprietary SaaS solutions and advertising technology enable both live and on-demand audio publishers to build their audiences and enhance revenues globally.
buyer: The E.W. Scripps Company (SSP:$1,599.45)
The E.W. Scripps Company serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of local and national media brands. With 33 television stations, Scripps is one of the nation’s largest independent TV station owners. Scripps runs a collection of national journalism and content businesses. "
target parent: Vector Capital
target: Triton Digital Media
Triton Digital is a pioneer in the rapidly expanding digital audio marketplace. The Company’s innovative and proprietary SaaS solutions and advertising technology enable both live and on-demand audio publishers to build their audiences and enhance revenues globally.
price ($mm)
$150
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$40
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closed 4/11/2018 via PR Newswire

ZMG | Ruckus Factory, acquired Accelerated Media

synopsis: ZMG | Ruckus Factory acquired Accelerated Media. Accelerated Media is a full service media company, specializing in interactive advertising. Accelerated Media's Connected Ad Network ™ is an advanced TV ad platform, capable of inserting local and national advertising into companion applications found on Smart TVs and other connected/OTT devices.
buyer: ZMG | Ruckus Factory
ZMG | Ruckus Factory is a leader in news and lifestyle video creation. ZMG delivers in excess of 1,000 original, topical video stories each month to the most respected media sites around the world. "
target: Accelerated Media
Accelerated Media is a full service media company, specializing in interactive advertising. Accelerated Media's Connected Ad Network ™ is an advanced TV ad platform, capable of inserting local and national advertising into companion applications found on Smart TVs and other connected/OTT devices.
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closed 2/25/2017 via BNC Analysis

The Nielsen Company, Inc., acquired Rhiza

synopsis: Global data firm Nielsen Holdings is acquiring Rhiza Inc., a Shadyside-based company that provides media and consumer analytics software. Rhiza’s web-based advertising research and sales tools make Big Data actionable for the media industry, increasing revenue for both media companies and advertisers.
buyer: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,311.00)
Nielsen is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers watch and buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content is consumed. "
target: Rhiza
Rhiza’s web-based advertising research and sales tools make Big Data actionable for the media industry, increasing revenue for both media companies and advertisers. Media publishers use Rhiza to arm their salespeople with better tools for selling premium advertising.
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closed 1/9/2013 via Company Press Release

Quantcast Corporation, acquired MakeGood

synopsis: Quantcast has acquired MakeGood, a software company focusing on reconciliation and reporting of digital advertising campaigns. Founded in 2009 and based in Seattle, MakeGood started out with a simple mission: build great software to process and report on the success of ad campaigns.
buyer: Quantcast Corporation
Quantcast helps advertisers and publishers better understand, find and access targeted audiences in real-time. Marketers use Quantcast to amplify their targeting and reach consumers who look just like their best performing customers with unprecedented performance and scale. "
target: MakeGood
For companies selling advertising (major websites and ad networks) MakeGood provides an online service which automatically downloads their advertising data, pairs data from different sources and provides easy-to-use reporting and analytics.
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closed 1/23/2012 via PE Hub

Tremor Video, purchased InPlay from TubeMogul

synopsis: Tremor Video, the largest independent online video advertising technology company, and TubeMogul, the fastest-growing media buying platform for video advertising, announced that Tremor Video has purchased InPlay, TubeMogul’s industry-leading video analytics for publishers.
buyer: Tremor Video (TRMR:$166.76)
Tremor Video is a provider of in-stream video advertising solutions. The company leverages its decisioning engine, innovative video ad formats and publisher technology to deliver the campaign results and scale advertisers should expect from digital video. "
seller: TubeMogul (TUBE:$212.05)
InPlay helps publishers understand real-time engagement, viewership and performance data, and is relied on daily by hundreds of top media companies, video platforms and content creators.
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closed 2/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

Independent Media Distribution plc, acquired eBUS Ltd.

synopsis: IMD has acquired the eBUS Media Network to create a substantial worldwide footprint for digital TV ad delivery. eBUS Limited provides video content management and distribution services for Asian advertising and media market.
buyer parent: Vitruvian Partners LLP
buyer: Independent Media Distribution plc
Indepedent Media Distribution (IMD), is the leading distributor of broadcast quality commercial advertising, new music and music videos. IMD provides the advertising and music industries with a reliable, fast and verifiable distribution service, which has set the standard for the industry. "
target: eBUS Ltd.
eBUS enables users to send TV ads faster, easier, more cost effectively and in High Definition. eBUS is the only video content management and distribution business totally dedicated to the Asia Pacific advertising and media market.
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closed 4/29/2021 via Company Press Release

Peach Video, acquired Adtoox

synopsis: Peach, a global video ad management platform, has acquired Adtoox, a Stockholm-based ad delivery company. Adtoox's cloud-based ad delivery service offers instant QC and distribution to broadcasters and publishers around the globe. Their powerful ad management service automates workflows and allows users to track all actions and ads.
buyer parent: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
buyer: Peach Video
Peach is a global video ad management platform. Peach streamlines complex workflows and powers creative for advertising. Their platform manages the world’s advertising content and makes it easy for brands, agencies and media owners to collaborate with each other on a global scale. "
target: Adtoox
Adtoox is a Stockholm-based ad delivery company. Adtoox's cloud-based ad delivery service offers instant QC and distribution to broadcasters and publishers around the globe. Their powerful ad management service automates workflows and allows users to track all actions and ads.
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closed 7/7/2016 via BusinessWire

MediaOcean, acquired Invision Inc.

synopsis: Mediaocean, the leading software provider for the advertising world, announced that it has acquired INVISION Inc., a leading provider of cross-device sell-side workflow solutions to major media companies. Trusted by the largest media companies in the industry, its proven expertise and SaaS based solutions help clients streamline operations.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: MediaOcean
Mediaocean is the world's only software company that automates every aspect of the advertising workflow, from planning and buying, to analyzing and optimizing, to invoicing and payments. Its open cross-media platforms have unmatched reach and bridge traditional and digital media. "
target: Invision Inc.
INVISION Inc. is the media industry’s most experienced provider of cross-device advertising sales software. Trusted by the largest media and television companies in the industry, its proven expertise and SaaS based solutions help clients streamline operations and maximize revenue of their inventory.
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closed 2/17/2006 via

Google Inc., acquired dMarc Broadcasting, Inc.

synopsis: Google Inc. today announced it has agreed to acquire dMarc Broadcasting, Inc., a Newport Beach, Calif.-based digital solutions provider for the radio broadcast industry.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: dMarc Broadcasting, Inc.
dMarc Broadcasting is a developer of digital audio systems and related services for radio broadcasters. Through subsidiaries Scott Studios and Computer Concepts (dba Maestro), the company provides digital systems to more than 4,600 radio stations.
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$1,238
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closed 1/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

AOL Inc., acquired AlephD

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

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

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

WideOrbit, Inc., acquired Admeta AB

synopsis: WideOrbit Inc., the leading provider of advertising management software for media companies, has acquired Admeta, a leading provider of solutions for digital programmatic sell-side platforms based in Sweden. Admeta provides sophisticated yield optimization solutions that help premium publishers significantly improve digital revenue.
buyer: WideOrbit, Inc.
WideOrbit is the leading provider of advertising management software for Media companies. WideOrbit provides innovative, proven solutions for managing the business of broadcast and cable operations – from proposal to order, scheduling to automation, billing and aging. "
target: Admeta AB
Admeta provides sophisticated yield optimization solutions that help premium publishers significantly improve digital revenue. Admeta’s core functionality includes Artificial Intelligence-based learning, dynamic floor pricing, full premium programmatic support for private marketplaces and Deal ID.
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closed 3/13/2013 via BNC Analysis

The McClatchy Company, acquired Tru Measure

synopsis: The McClatchy Co. announced that it has acquired Crested Butte, Colo.-based media measurement and analytics company Tru Measure. Tru Measure provides media companies and their advertising customers with tools and technology to measure and track the effectiveness of digital advertising campaigns and consumer engagement.
buyer: The McClatchy Company (MNI:$1,000.74)
The McClatchy Company is the third-largest newspaper company in the United States and a leading digital publisher dedicated to the values of quality journalism, free expression and community service. "
target: Tru Measure
Tru Measure provides media companies and their advertising customers with tools and technology to measure and track the effectiveness of all of their digital advertising campaigns and consumer engagement, regardless of market, medium, and volume of ads placed.
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announced 7/17/2012 via Market Wire

TiVo Inc., will acquire TRA, Inc.

synopsis: TiVo Inc. announced that it has agreed to acquire TRA, Inc., maker of the first and leading platform with the world's largest database that directly links information from the same households as to what viewers watch with what they buy. TRA matches television exposures from 1.5 million TV homes with specific purchase transactions.
buyer: TiVo Inc. (TIVO:$661.39)
TiVo is a global leader in advanced television service offering products on multiple platforms and devices. TiVo offers its service directly to consumers, and also distributes its technology and services through solutions tailored for cable, satellite and broadcasting companies. "
target: TRA, Inc.
TRA, Inc. is the leading media marketing and analytics software company whose products help advertisers, agencies and television networks improve advertising targeting, accountability and return on media investment.
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closed 12/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

Zenterio AB, acquired Adscribe

synopsis: TV technology and services provider Zenterio has acquired the remaining 75% of UK based ad-tech and analytics company Adscribe. AdScribe help TV operators to better understand their customers and in the process open up new revenue opportunities through data and advertising.
buyer: Zenterio AB
Zenterio provides an independent OS for interactive TV aimed at creating an industry standard. Zenterio also offers an intuitive multiscreen UI, a powerful Data Analytics solution, Consulting Services and additional Value Added Services to TV operators. "
target: Adscribe
AdScribe help TV operators to better understand their customers and in the process open up new revenue opportunities through data and advertising. Their cloud-based big data platform facilitates the collection and analysis of TV viewing data across multiple devices.
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closed 12/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

Zenterio AB, acquired Adscribe

synopsis: TV technology and services provider Zenterio has acquired the remaining 75% of UK based ad-tech and analytics company Adscribe. AdScribe help TV operators to better understand their customers and in the process open up new revenue opportunities through data and advertising.
buyer: Zenterio AB
Zenterio provides an independent OS for interactive TV aimed at creating an industry standard. Zenterio also offers an intuitive multiscreen UI, a powerful Data Analytics solution, Consulting Services and additional Value Added Services to TV operators. "
target: Adscribe
AdScribe help TV operators to better understand their customers and in the process open up new revenue opportunities through data and advertising. Their cloud-based big data platform facilitates the collection and analysis of TV viewing data across multiple devices.
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closed 5/1/2015 via PR Newswire

ARRIS, Charter Communications Inc., acquired ActiveVideo

synopsis: ARRIS Group Inc. and Charter Communications, Inc. announced that they have acquired ActiveVideo®. ActiveVideo is the developer of CloudTV™, the only cloud-based software platform enabling service providers to rapidly deploy new services by virtualizing consumer premises equipment (CPE) functions in the cloud.
buyer: ARRIS (ARRS:$6,694.09)
buyer: Charter Communications Inc. (CHTR:$46,296.00)
ARRIS is a global innovator in IP, video and broadband technology. They have continually worked with their customers to transform the experience of entertainment and communications for millions of people across the world. "
target: ActiveVideo
ActiveVideo is the developer of CloudTV™, the only cloud-based software platform enabling service providers, content aggregators, and consumer electronic (CE) manufacturers to rapidly deploy new services by virtualizing consumer premises equipment (CPE) functions in the cloud.
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closed 5/22/2017 via Company Press Release

GMIT GmbH, acquired Motama GmbH

synopsis: GMIT GmbH, a subsidiary of Munich-based technology group Rohde & Schwarz, has acquired the technology of Motama GmbH. Headquartered in Saarbruecken, Germany, Motama is a pioneer in the field of professional transmission via unmanaged IP networks.
buyer parent: Rohde & Schwarz
buyer: GMIT GmbH
GMIT is a Rohde & Schwarz company developing products for broadcasters since 2007. GMIT GmbH develops multiviewer products and implements customer-specific solutions for the operation and monitoring of TV transmission networks. "
target: Motama GmbH
Based in Saarbruecken, Germany, Motama is a pioneer in the field of professional transmission via unmanaged IP networks. The company's RelayCaster protocol is a solution that minimizes packet losses to enable the quality-of-service (QoS) conditions required for interruption-free transmissions.
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closed 12/6/2017 via BNC Analysis

Thundersoft, acquired MM Solutions AD

synopsis: Smart device operating system provider Thundersoft has acquired, through its subsidiary AchieveSky Europe SARL, MM Solutions from Texas Instruments, a manufacturer of semiconductors. MM Solutions is a leader in mobile software for imaging, video, and audio. Their camera framework and imaging algorithms are used in over 250 million mobile phones.
buyer: Thundersoft (SZSE:300496:$151.01)
Thundersoft is a leading smart device operating system and platform technology provider. Thundersoft is focused on providing industry leading smart device operating system solutions, helping to speed-up the time to market of products in industries involved with smart devices, IoT, and automotive. "
target parent: Texas Instruments, Inc.
target: MM Solutions AD
MM Solutions is a leader in mobile software for imaging, video, and audio. They are a strategic partner of Texas Instruments for OMAP 2D and 3D imaging, eBooks, Tablets, SmartTV, media players and navigation devices. Over 250 million mobile phones use their camera framework and imaging algorithms.
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closed 10/22/2015 via BusinessWire

Accenture, acquired S3 TV Technology Ltd.

synopsis: Accenture, a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, has completed its acquisition of S3 TV Technology, a business unit of Dublin-headquartered S3 Group that delivers consultancy, automated testing, service monitoring and diagnostic solutions to video service providers globally.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$47,949.38)
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 336,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. "
target parent: S3 Group
target: S3 TV Technology Ltd.
S3 TV Technology works with many of the leading global video service providers to enhance the performance and service readiness of their video platforms, facilitating the creation of a continuous delivery model for the development and deployment of new services.
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closed 6/12/2012 via PR Newswire

Gracenote, Inc., acquired Bulldog United

synopsis: Gracenote® announced it has acquired Bulldog United, a developer of video fingerprinting technology for Smart TVs. This move strengthens Gracenote's portfolio of Smart TV technologies and will enable the company to incorporate a powerful combination of video fingerprinting technology and its existing audio fingerprinting technology.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: Gracenote, Inc.
Gracenote, Inc. provides music and video content and technologies to the world's hottest entertainment products and brands. The company's partners in the entertainment community include major music publishers and labels, prominent independents and movie studios and television networks. "
target: Bulldog United
Bulldog United is a developer of video fingerprinting technology for Smart TVs. It periodically takes a unique "digital content fingerprint" from the TV program contained within the broadcast feed. The unaltered TV program travels freely through the cable operator and down to a web‑connected TV.
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closed 6/23/2010 via BusinessWire

RGB Networks, acquired RipCode, Inc.

synopsis: RGB Networks, the leader in network video processing, has acquired RipCode, Inc., a developer of solutions for mobile IP video. RGB will incorporate RipCode’s technology into its Video Multiprocessing Gateway (VMG), enabling video service providers to cost-effectively deliver services to their subscribers on TVs, PCs and mobile devices.
buyer: RGB Networks
RGB Networks enables video service providers to migrate to a three screen environment for the delivery of linear and on-demand video over managed and unmanaged IP networks. "
target: RipCode, Inc.
RipCode provides transcoding and video delivery solutions to providers of mobile, desktop and IPTV content. Their platform supports live and file-based transcoding applications – integrated with streaming, adaptive streaming, progressive download, and leading smart phone smooth delivery protocols.
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closed 9/15/2010 via Market Wire

Harmonic, Inc., acquired Omneon, Inc.

synopsis: Harmonic Inc., a leading provider of broadcast and on-demand video delivery solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Omneon, Inc., a leading provider of video production and playout solutions for many of the world's premier media companies.
buyer: Harmonic, Inc. (HLIT:$398.30)
Harmonic Inc. is redefining video delivery with the industry's most powerful solutions for delivering live and on-demand video to TVs, PCs and mobile devices. Harmonic's technical innovation and market leadership enable the company to offer a unique and comprehensive solution portfolio. "
target: Omneon, Inc.
Omneon Video Networks provides a cost-effective and scalable video server infrastructure for the professional broadcasting industry. Omneon Inc. offers customers in professional media organizations an open platform optimized for the production, transformation and distribution of digital media.
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$250
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closed 6/3/2020 via PR Newswire

Pavlov Media, acquired Singularity

synopsis: Pavlov Media, one of the nation's largest private providers of broadband services to student housing and multi-family real estate owners, has acquired Singularity, an IPTV software provider. The acquisition will enhance Pavlov Media's continued efforts to deliver content to customers in the most efficient and meaningful way.
buyer: Pavlov Media
Pavlov Media offers broadband, voice, and television services and operates municipal fiber networks connected to its national backbone network. The company specializes in private networks designed, constructed, and operated by a team of professionals from the multifamily real estate industry. "
target: Singularity
Singularity provides an IPTV (Internet Protocol Television) platform for operators in both the United States and abroad. The company's platform merges traditional TV, Video on Demand, and Gaming into a singular space that an operator can control, manage, and monetize.
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Enghouse Systems Limited, will acquire Espial Group, Inc.

synopsis: Enghouse has agreed to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Espial, a public software company headquartered in Ottawa, Canada. Espial’s solution portfolio includes client, server and cloud software products along with system integration services to help service providers launch next generation video offerings.
buyer: Enghouse Systems Limited (TSX:ENGH:$390.66)
Enghouse Systems Limited is a Canada-based global provider of enterprise software solutions serving a variety of vertical markets. Its strategy is to build a larger and more diverse enterprise software company through strategic acquisitions and managed growth within its business segments. "
target: Espial Group, Inc. (TSX:ESP:$19.87)
Espial is a public software company, established in 1997 and headquartered in Ottawa, Canada. Espial solutions are used by over 100 video service providers and device manufacturers across US, Canada, Europe & Asia.
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closed 5/11/2016 via GlobeNewswire

SeaChange International, acquired DCC Labs Sp. z o.o.

synopsis: Multiscreen innovator SeaChange International, Inc. announced its acquisition of DCC Labs, a Warsaw, Poland-based set-top and multiscreen device software developer and integrator, to advance SeaChange’s set-top, multiscreen subscriber device and application strategies. DCC Labs projects support millions of set-tops, mobile devices and smart TVs.
buyer: SeaChange International (SEAC:$68.39)
Enabling their customers to deliver billions of premium video streams across a matrix of pay-TV and OTT platforms, SeaChange empowers service providers, broadcasters, content owners and brand advertisers to entertain audiences, engage consumers and expand business opportunities. "
target: DCC Labs Sp. z o.o.
DCC Labs is a highly innovative digital TV software house, specializing in middleware products and solutions, that offers a complex service for all IPTV, Cable, Satellite and Broadcast systems and devices. They provide software development and integration as well as project management and testing.
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Vision247, acquired Synapse TV

synopsis: Broadcast services company Vision247 has taken control of Synapse TV, a technology and services company providing a unique and integrated solution for simultaneous over-the-top (OTT) delivery of linear and on-demand content to Freeview HD TVs and set-top boxes in the UK together with mobile and other Internet-connected devices.
buyer: Vision247
Vision 247 provides a full range of services for broadcasters, production companies and media owners to manage, deliver and monetize content. Their Online Video Platform provides powerful and reliable solutions to getting content to any connected device that customers want to view it on. "
target: Synapse TV
Synapse TV is a technology and services company providing a unique and integrated solution for simultaneous over-the-top (OTT) delivery of linear and on-demand content to Freeview HD TVs and set-top boxes in the UK together with mobile and other Internet-connected devices.
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closed 5/27/2015 via Market Wire

TiVo Inc., acquired Cubiware Sp. z o.o.

synopsis: TiVo Inc., a leader in the advanced television entertainment market, announced that is has acquired Cubiware, an innovative provider of cost-effective software solutions for emerging market Pay-TV operators.
buyer: TiVo Inc. (TIVO:$661.39)
TiVo Inc. is a global leader in next-generation television services. TiVo's innovative cloud-based SaaS solutions enable viewers to consume content across all screens in and out-of-the home. "
target: Cubiware Sp. z o.o.
Cubiware is an innovative provider of software solutions for Digital TV devices and systems. Established in 2008, Cubiware is a privately held company with headquarters in Warsaw, Poland.
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announced 4/8/2013 via Reuters

Ericsson AB, will acquire Microsoft Mediaroom

synopsis: Telecom equipment maker Ericsson said it had struck a deal to buy Microsoft Corp's Mediaroom IPTV business, which makes software used by phone companies to deliver television over the Internet. The deal would make Ericsson, already the world's biggest mobile networks maker, the leading provider of IPTV with a 25 percent market share.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and services to mobile and fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use our network equipment, and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. "
target parent: Microsoft Corporation
target: Microsoft Mediaroom
Microsoft Mediaroom is the world’s most deployed IPTV platform. Mediaroom-powered TV services are being offered by more than 40 of the world’s leading operators, delivering services to more than eleven million consumer households.
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announced 2/1/2013 via GlobeNewswire

2UP Gaming PLC, will acquire Streamark PLC

synopsis: UK based 2UP Gaming PLC, operators of a leading online gaming website www.2UP.com, has announced that they have executed an agreement to acquire Streamark PLC. Streamark develops applications based on streaming video, tracking and communications technologies for mobile telecom operators, TV network and cable operators and hardware manufacturers.
buyer: 2UP Gaming PLC (GXG:2GM:$0.00)
2UP Gaming PLC is a UK based publicly held provider of leisure and entertainment products in the gaming, wagering and lotteries segments of the gambling industry. Through www.2UP.com customers can access all gaming, wagering and lottery products from one website. "
target: Streamark PLC
Streamark develops applications based on streaming video, tracking and communications technologies for mobile telecom operators, TV network and cable operators and hardware manufacturers.
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closed 2/4/2013 via PR Newswire

Espial Group, Inc., acquired ANT plc

synopsis: Espial announced has acquired all of the outstanding shares of ANT plc. ANT provides IP, Hybrid and Connected TV products and services. ANT has successfully deployed its high performance software featuring rich HTML5 user experiences across set-top boxes, tablets and smart phones.
buyer: Espial Group, Inc. (TSX:ESP:$19.87)
Espial is a leading supplier of digital TV and IPTV software and solutions to cable and telecommunications operators as well as consumer electronics manufacturers. Espial's middleware, video-on-demand, and browser products power a diverse range of pay-TV and Internet TV business models. "
target: ANT plc
ANT plc develops and deploys embedded software solutions and services for the TV industry. Its Galio Suite, a browser, client and applications stack, is an open standards based, flexible application & middleware solution for a wide range of consumer TV platforms.
price ($mm)[EV]
$7.98 [$0.93]
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/8/2011 via Market Wire

Minerva Networks, Inc., acquired TVBLOB

synopsis: Minerva Networks, a provider of carrier-class solutions for the delivery of television services over IP networks, has acquired privately held TVBLOB. TVBLOB develops software products for the delivery of entertainment services on consumer electronics devices combining legacy television with Internet media sources.
buyer: Minerva Networks, Inc.
Minerva Networks is the leading provider of carrier-class solutions for the delivery of television services over IP networks (Television-over-IP). Over 250 network operators worldwide have deployed Minerva's software platform for next-generation entertainment and communications services. "
target: TVBLOB
Headquartered in Milan, Italy, TVBLOB develops software products for the delivery of entertainment services on consumer electronics devices combining legacy television with Internet media sources.
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closed 12/20/2016 via PR Newswire

Moore Frères & Company, acquired Opera TV

synopsis: Opera Software ASA, and Moore Frères & Company, an investment company focused exclusively on the tech, media, and telecom industries, announced that Moore Frères has acquired a majority stake in Opera TV. Opera TV is the leading independent developer of cloud and embedded software that enables the TV and media industry's transition to OTT content.
buyer: Moore Frères & Company
Moore Frères & Company is a New York-based investment holding company focused on acquiring established companies across the global technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector. The Company invests in TMT assets with the intention of perpetual ownership. "
target parent: Opera Software
target: Opera TV
Opera TV is the market leader in enabling the TV industry's transition to OTT. The Opera TV portfolio powers rich web experiences on tens of millions of devices each year, including Smart TVs, set-top boxes, Blu-ray Disc players, Game Consoles and chipsets for more than 60 customers.
price ($mm)
$114
rev ($mm)
$31
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.6x
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/30/2016 via Company Press Release

Digiflare will be merged with Accedo,

synopsis: Accedo and Digiflare have announced a merger to create the world's leading video experience company. Digiflare is trusted by leading media and entertainment companies to build video apps that deliver the best experience for viewers across TV, mobile and tablet.
buyer: Accedo
Accedo is the market leading enabler of TV application solutions. Accedo provides applications, tools and services to media companies, consumer electronics and TV operators globally, to help them deliver the next-generation TV experience. "
target: Digiflare
Digiflare builds innovative video app experiences for today’s multi-screen world. Founded in 2008, Digiflare is trusted by leading media and entertainment companies to build video apps that deliver the best experience for viewers across TV, mobile and tablet.
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announced 8/12/2020 via Company Press Release

ATEME, will acquire Anevia

synopsis: ATEME, the emerging leader of video delivery infrastructure, servicing the world greatest content and service providers, is to acquire 87% of the share capital of Anevia, a company in France that provides multiscreen OTT and IPTV solutions for live and on-demand video streaming to television sets, computers, tablets, and mobile phones.
buyer: ATEME (ENXTPA:ATEME:$79.06)
ATEME is the emerging leader of video delivery infrastructure, servicing the world greatest content and service providers. ATEME was founded in 1991 as a design house for video compression. Shortly afterwards, ATEME introduced a complete video delivery solution. "
target: Anevia (ENXTPA:ALANV:$18.79)
Anevia is a company in France that provides multiscreen OTT and IPTV solutions for live and on-demand video streaming to television sets, computers, tablets, and mobile phones. Their solutions cover the entire value chain and allow content distributors to build their own head-ends and CDNs.
price ($mm)
$19*
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/9/2019 via BusinessWire

LTN Global, will acquire Make.TV

synopsis: LTN Global, a world-leading provider of broadcast-quality IP video transport solutions, has entered into an agreement to acquire Make.TV, developer of an innovative cloud-based service that enables content creators to access, curate, and publish live video streams to affiliates, social media, and OTT platforms.
buyer: LTN Global
LTN Global Communications leverages its innovative, industry-leading IP-based live video delivery service and integrated production to transmission workflows to enable content creation, monetization, and distribution. They deliver seamless experiences at every link in the video value chain. "
target: Make.TV
Make.TV is a developer of an innovative cloud-based service that enables content creators to access, curate, and publish live video streams to affiliates, social media, and OTT platforms.
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