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closed 1/5/2017 via Market Wire

lotus823, acquired Rachel Litner Associates

synopsis: lotus823, an integrated marketing communications agency based in Eatontown, N.J., announced the acquisition of Rachel Litner Associates (RLA), a culinary, housewares and lifestyle public relations firm headquartered in Livingston, N.J.
buyer: lotus823
lotus823 is an integrated marketing communications agency dedicated to helping brands increase their visibility and engage their audiences through content marketing, experiential events, multicultural marketing, public relations, and social media services. "
target: Rachel Litner Associates
Rachel Litner Associates (RLA) specializes in branding concepts and public relations strategies for the home, food & beverage and lifestyle industries, having worked with nationally recognized chefs such as Jacques Pepin, Lidia Bastianich and Eric Ripert.
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closed 10/29/2018 via BNC Analysis

W Communications, acquired Lotus UK Integrated Communications

synopsis: W Communications has taken a 51 per cent stake in UK-based travel and tourism PR specialist. LOTUS, which employs 20 people, will keep its name and remain at its current office near London Bridge. LOTUS is an award winning PR, marketing and representation business with clients crossing travel and food sectors.
buyer: W Communications
W Communications was founded in 2009 and has become one of the UK’s fastest-growing creative companies. Working across the full spectrum of earned media, social and digital, they represent global brands, market-leading innovators and dynamic start-ups. "
target: Lotus UK Integrated Communications
LOTUS is an award winning PR, marketing and representation business with clients crossing travel and food sectors. Client portfolio includes national and regional governments, tour operators, hotels, airlines and transport companies.
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closed 4/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ozco Communication, acquired Woki Toki

synopsis: Ozco Group has purchased 100% of the shares pf Woki Toki. Created in 2009 by Pauline Mayot, the public relations agency Woki Toki (customer portfolio: spirits, chefs, tourism, food, foodtech) strengthens the Ozco Group's lifestyle expertise.
buyer: Ozco Communication
For more than 20 years Ozco, formerly Vizioz Communication, has been one of the undisputed French leaders in the communication of major wine and spirits players to professionals and key strategic media. "
target: Woki Toki
Created in 2009 by Pauline Mayot, Woki Toki is a public relations agency with a customer portfolio including spirits, chefs, tourism, food, and foodtech. Woki Toki is based in Paris, France.
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closed 4/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Sprizzi drink-co., Inc., acquired The Big Beverage Company

synopsis: Sprizzi Drink-Co., a manufacturer of beverage dispensers, has acquired The Big Beverage Company, a company that provides marketing consulting services to the beverage industry. The Big Beverage Company's marketing services include branding, print marketing, internet advertising, social media, sampling, public relations, and more.
buyer: Sprizzi drink-co., Inc.
Sprizzi Drink-Co. is a manufacturer of beverage dispensers. Their Sprizzi Drink Machine can prepare and deliver a carbonated or non-carbonated drink in seconds. They offer over 60 flavor bullets that let consumers create a variety of drinks, such as colas, root beers, flavored ice teas, and more. "
target: The Big Beverage Company
The Big Beverage Company provides marketing consulting services to the beverage industry. The company has over 50 years of experience and has helped brands get into major retailers. Their marketing services include branding, print marketing, internet advertising, social media, sampling, and more.
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closed 12/17/2020 via Company Press Release

Keywords Studios, acquired Indigo Pearl

synopsis: Keywords Studios announced the acquisition of UK-based Indigo Pearl, a full-service PR agency specializing in Entertainment Technology PR. This covers all media fields associated with gadgets, tech, gaming, mobile, and downloadable content (DLC).
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$421.54)
Ireland’s Keywords Studios is an international technical services provider to the global video games industry. It provides integrated art creation, software engineering, testing, localization, audio and customer care services to a blue-chip client base. "
target: Indigo Pearl
Indigo Pearl is a full-service PR agency specializing in Entertainment Technology PR. This covers all media fields associated with gadgets, tech, gaming, mobile, and downloadable content (DLC).
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announced 11/14/2018 via Company Press Release

Premier Public Relations Ltd, will acquire Albion Media

synopsis: Premier, the leading name in the creative communications industry for entertainment, arts and culture, has agreed to acquire Albion Media, a public relations, digital communications and marketing consultancy for the arts. Both companies are based in the United Kingdom.
buyer: Premier Public Relations Ltd
Premier is the leading name in the creative communications industry for entertainment, arts and culture. The company has expertise in PR, events, brand partnerships, social & digital and content creation across a myriad of genres. Premier is located in London, UK. "
target: Albion Media
Albion Media is a public relations, digital communications and marketing consultancy for the arts. Albion Media offers a personalized service that combines creativity, realism and practical expertise to ensure that their clients’ objectives are fulfilled. Albion is located in London, UK.
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closed 1/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

42 West, acquired B/HI Impact, Inc.

synopsis: Entertainment marketing and production company Dolphin Entertainment is acquiring boutique gaming and e-sports PR firm B/HI, formerly known as Bender/Helper Impact. Under the terms of the deal, B/HI will operate as a division of public relations agency and Dolphin subsidiary 42West.
buyer parent: Dolphin Entertainment
buyer: 42 West
42West is the largest independently-owned public-relations firm in the entertainment industry. The firm’s PR professionals have developed and executed marketing and publicity strategies for hundreds of movies and television shows as well as for countless individual actors, filmmakers, and authors. "
target: B/HI Impact, Inc.
Founded in 1986, B/HI is a leading mid-size, independent PR agency located in Los Angeles and New York and focused on serving the communication needs of entertainment content, consumer/licensed entertainment products, gaming/esports and consumer technology companies.
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closed 9/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Asset Strategies Group, LLC, acquired Chute Gerdeman

synopsis: Asset Strategies Group has enhanced its strategic real estate solutions business with the acquisition of Chute Gerdeman, an award-winning retail design firm. The addition of Chute Gerdeman will allow the combination of companies to offer a complete end-to-end solution across strategy, real estate, innovation, design, rollout, and implementation.
buyer: Asset Strategies Group, LLC
ASG is a provider of outsourced real estate services for retailers. ASG helps clients optimize their real estate investment through its practices in Analytics and Strategy, Tenant Representation, Store Design & Construction, Lease Administration, Rent Accounting, Audit, and Real Estate Technology. "
target parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
target: Chute Gerdeman
Chute Gerdeman is an award-winning design partner that brings to life experiences that connects people with brands. With nuanced strategy, dramatic design, vivid communication, and precise execution, Chute Gerdeman articulates brands, delivers excitement, and incites customer purchases.
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closed 4/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Groupe GET, acquired K’noe

synopsis: Groupe GET, a group of advertising agencies operating in Metz, Strasbourg, Luxembourg and Paris, has acquired K'noë, a France-based brand communication consultancy in the fields of health prevention, food and nutrition.
buyer: Groupe GET
Groupe GET is a group of advertising agencies operating in Metz, Strasbourg, Luxembourg and Paris. They specialize in advertising, branding, public relations, communications, digital strategy, web design, digital marketing, printing and more. "
target: K’noe
K'noë is a brand communication consultancy in the fields of health prevention, food and nutrition. K'noë advises clients at all stages of their thinking. Whether it is to find a new audience, enhance or renew a brand or even create a network.
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closed 3/4/2020 via PR Web

Ellipses merged with af&co.,

synopsis: Ellipses has merged with af&co., an innovative lifestyle marketing and media relations firm. Ellipses is an integrated communications agency with a passion for exquisite food, beverage and travel. Ellipses' PR and social media experts deliver highly personalized plans to their clients to help them deliver the right message at the right time.
buyer: af&co.
af&co. is an innovative lifestyle marketing and media relations firm. af&co. provides a unique blend of expertise in marketing, public relations and creative services. The firm has developed and launched concepts for over 100 restaurants and hotels. "
target: Ellipses
Ellipses is an integrated communications agency with a passion for exquisite food, beverage and travel. Ellipses' PR and social media experts deliver highly personalized plans to their clients to help them deliver the right message at the right time on the right platform.
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closed 12/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Dolphin Entertainment, acquired Shore Fire Media

synopsis: Dolphin Entertainment, a company that creates award-winning entertainment across multiple platforms, has acquired Shore Fire Media, a long-running music and entertainment industry PR firm that represents artists and culture makers at the top of their fields.
buyer: Dolphin Entertainment (DLPN:$24.23)
Led by CEO and Emmy-nominated Producer Bill O'Dowd, Dolphin Entertainment has created award-winning entertainment across multiple platforms, working with talented content creators on programs seen in more than 300 million homes and more than 100 territories worldwide. "
target: Shore Fire Media
Shore Fire Media is a long-running music and entertainment industry PR firm that represents artists and culture makers at the top of their fields. They integrate their relationships and insights into an ever-changing media landscape with their partners’ vision to craft messages that deliver results.
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closed 6/26/2019 via PR Newswire

The Fifteen Group Inc., acquired Fervid Communications Inc.

synopsis: One of North America's top restaurant consulting companies, The Fifteen Group Inc., has officially acquired Fervid Communications Inc. Fervid has grown to become one of Canada's top boutique hospitality-focused marketing agencies.
buyer: The Fifteen Group Inc.
The Fifteen Group Inc. has grown to become one of North America's most established restaurant consulting companies. With offices in Toronto and Vancouver, the company strategically works with restaurant stakeholders to increase bottom-line profitability in an extremely challenging industry. "
target: Fervid Communications Inc.
Headquartered in Toronto, Fervid Communications is a full-service marketing agency that specializes in the restaurant and tourism sectors. They take time to understand what their client’s brand is in order to effectively fulfill their marketing needs.
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announced 11/28/2018 via PR Newswire

The Miroma Group, will acquire Way To Blue

synopsis: The Miroma Group announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Way To Blue, the award-winning global integrated communications agency working with high-profile brands across the consumer, lifestyle and entertainment industries.
buyer: The Miroma Group
The Miroma Group is an end-to-end marketing and communications collective offering creation and distribution services to clients. Core services include commercial media trading, planning based on real-time data and insights, production and editing of content, and cultural production. "
target: Way To Blue
Based in the UK, Way To Blue is an award-winning global integrated communications agency working with high-profile brands in consumer, lifestyle, and entertainment. Their core services include research, social, publicity, influencer and digital marketing, and digital development.
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closed 8/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

FCB/RED, acquired Chute Gerdeman

synopsis: FCB/RED, FCB Chicago’s retail and shopper marketing division, has acquired Chute Gerdeman, a strategic brand and design firm. Chute Gerdeman creates experiences that connect people to brands and deliver true business transformation. With nuanced strategy, dramatic design, and vivid communication, they articulate brand and incite customer purchases.
buyer parent: FCB Group
buyer: FCB/RED
FCB/RED is an award-winning shopper-first brand agency that specializes in driving behavior change at every point of persuasion. FCB/RED brings clients speed-to-market and a competitive advantage in understanding omnichannel retailers, shoppers and consumers. "
target: Chute Gerdeman
Chute Gerdeman is a strategic brand and design firm. They create experiences that connect people to brands and deliver true business transformation. With nuanced strategy, dramatic design, vivid communication and precise execution, they articulate brand and incite customer purchases.
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announced 7/19/2017 via BusinessWire

DECOSTA will be merged with Malar Group of Companies,

synopsis: DECOSTA Marketing Inc., a brand management company with locations in Toronto, Ontario and Los Angeles, California, is merging into the Malar Group of Companies, a Canadian group of corporations which holds ownership interest in over 15 companies.
buyer: Malar Group of Companies
The Malar Group of Companies is a Canadian group of corporations which holds ownership interest in over 15 companies that includes Connex Telecommunications Corporation, Dependable IT, AC Technical Systems, Dyna Lync, Pneutech Rousseau Group, OSSIM, and Pulse among many others. "
target: DECOSTA
DECOSTA Marketing Inc. is a brand management company with locations in Toronto, Ontario and Los Angeles, California. The agency has been working with local, corporate, and A-list celebrity brands since 1999. Some clients include Deborah Cox, Will Smith, and Blistex.
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closed 3/1/2017 via GlobeNewswire

SGK, Inc., acquired Equator, Ltd.

synopsis: Matthews International Corporation announced that they have acquired Equator, Ltd. (Equator). Equator will join the SGK Brand Solutions segment of Matthews. Equator is a design agency with subject matter experts in grocery retail and CPG brands with the rare capability to take brands from creation to shelf under one roof, with one team.
buyer parent: Matthews International
buyer: SGK, Inc. (SGK:$442.64)
SGK Brand Solutions, a Matthews International business segment, is a leader in the delivery of brand development, activation and deployment services that help build our clients’ brands and consumers’ desire for them. "
target: Equator, Ltd.
Equator is a design agency with subject matter experts in grocery retail and CPG brands with the rare capability to take brands from creation to shelf under one roof, with one team. Equator has three locations, including its headquarters, in the United Kingdom and one in Chicago.
price ($mm)
$41
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$26
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closed 2/1/2017 via PR Newswire

PMBC Group LLC, acquired ESSE PR LLC

synopsis: Technology PR agency PMBC Group announced its acquisition of ESSE PR, an award-winning independent agency servicing Los Angeles and San Francisco-based startups. Founded in 2009, ESSE PR services early and growth-stage companies that bridge entertainment and technology solutions including virtual reality and mobile solutions.
buyer: PMBC Group LLC
PMBC Group is a leading technology PR headquartered in Los Angeles, servicing clients across the globe. PMBC develops and executes results-driven campaigns designed to elevate business profiles, attract investment interest, establish credibility, and increase brand awareness. "
target: ESSE PR LLC
Founded in 2009, ESSE PR has been recognized as a reputable public relations provider amongst California's Silicon Valley and Los Angeles' startup community, servicing early and growth-stage companies that bridge entertainment and technology solutions including virtual reality and mobile solutions.
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closed 7/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

William Murray Communications Limited, acquired William Murray Communications Limited

synopsis: William Murray Communications, the specialist food, drink and hospitality PR agency, has undergone a management buyout led by CEO Anita Murray. William Murray is based in Croydon, UK, and its clients include Unilever Food Solutions, UCC Coffee UK & Ireland, Quorn, The Ascott Limited and BRITA.
buyer: William Murray Communications Limited
William Murray is an award-winning PR & communications agency for foodservice and hospitality brands. William Murray was founded in 1987 and are proud to still have clients since the day they opened. "
target: William Murray Communications Limited
William Murray is an award-winning PR & communications agency for foodservice and hospitality brands. William Murray was founded in 1987 and are proud to still have clients since the day they opened.
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closed 6/13/2016 via BusinessWire

CAA Sports, acquired Cemano Communication

synopsis: CAA Sports, a division of leading entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA), further expands its global marketing capabilities with the acquisition of Munich-based sports and entertainment brand consultancy, Cemano Communication.
buyer parent: Creative Artists Agency
buyer: CAA Sports
CAA Sports represents more than 1,000 of the world's best athletes in baseball, football, hockey, basketball, soccer, tennis, and golf, in addition to icons in individual sports, Olympians, coaches, broadcasters, and other sports personalities. "
target: Cemano Communication
Cemano Communication looks to strengthen the emotional substance of brands in the experience environments of the target group. They are constantly looking for clear and simple ideas. They are a young team with two managers and work for national and international brands.
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closed 5/13/2016 via BNC Analysis

Wanda Cinema Line Corp, acquired Propaganda GEM Ltd.

synopsis: Wanda Cinema Line Co., a company that primarily engages in the investment and construction of cinemas, has acquired the Hollywood entertainment marketing agency, Propaganda GEM. Propaganda GEM specializes in strategic entertainment marketing ideation and solution-driven concepts.
buyer parent: Dalian Wanda Group Co., Ltd.
buyer: Wanda Cinema Line Corp (SZSE:002739:$1,412.52)
Wanda Cinema Line Co., Ltd. primarily engages in the investment and construction of cinemas. It is also involved in the distribution and projection of theatrical films and movie screenings; and derivatives business, including products sales, advertising publications, etc. "
target: Propaganda GEM Ltd.
Propaganda GEM specializes in strategic entertainment marketing ideation and solution-driven concepts. Marrying brands within the content space, Propaganda GEM develops 360° promotional activation strategies and activates relationships with top-tier influencers.
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closed 1/5/2017 via Market Wire

lotus823, acquired Rachel Litner Associates

synopsis: lotus823, an integrated marketing communications agency based in Eatontown, N.J., announced the acquisition of Rachel Litner Associates (RLA), a culinary, housewares and lifestyle public relations firm headquartered in Livingston, N.J.
buyer: lotus823
lotus823 is an integrated marketing communications agency dedicated to helping brands increase their visibility and engage their audiences through content marketing, experiential events, multicultural marketing, public relations, and social media services. "
target: Rachel Litner Associates
Rachel Litner Associates (RLA) specializes in branding concepts and public relations strategies for the home, food & beverage and lifestyle industries, having worked with nationally recognized chefs such as Jacques Pepin, Lidia Bastianich and Eric Ripert.
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closed 1/5/2017 via Market Wire

lotus823, acquired Rachel Litner Associates

synopsis: lotus823, an integrated marketing communications agency based in Eatontown, N.J., announced the acquisition of Rachel Litner Associates (RLA), a culinary, housewares and lifestyle public relations firm headquartered in Livingston, N.J.
buyer: lotus823
lotus823 is an integrated marketing communications agency dedicated to helping brands increase their visibility and engage their audiences through content marketing, experiential events, multicultural marketing, public relations, and social media services. "
target: Rachel Litner Associates
Rachel Litner Associates (RLA) specializes in branding concepts and public relations strategies for the home, food & beverage and lifestyle industries, having worked with nationally recognized chefs such as Jacques Pepin, Lidia Bastianich and Eric Ripert.
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closed 11/13/2019 via PR Newswire

Truesight Consulting, LLC merged with Marketscience Consulting, Ltd,

synopsis: Truesight Consulting, an independent, advanced marketing analytics and solutions company, has merged with Marketscience Consulting, an award-winning independent consultancy specializing in advanced econometric modelling, statistical analysis and bespoke advice on traditional and digital marketing investments.
buyer: Marketscience Consulting, Ltd
Marketscience Consulting is an award-winning independent consultancy specializing in advanced econometric modelling, statistical analysis and bespoke advice on traditional and digital marketing investments. "
target: Truesight Consulting, LLC
Truesight Consulting is an independent, advanced marketing analytics and solutions company that unifies technology, data, and modeling solutions to drive client results. Truesight was conceived to be a full service, radically transparent analytics partner.
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closed 6/10/2016 via Company Press Release

Axel Springer SE, acquired Emarketer Inc.

synopsis: Axel Springer SE acquires 93 percent of the shares in eMarketer Inc., a leading provider of high-quality analyses, reports, and digital market data for companies and institutions. eMarketer is the go-to source for excellently researched, authoritative business information in the fields of digital marketing, sales, and trends.
buyer: Axel Springer SE (DB:SPR:$3,789.70)
Axel Springer is one of the world’s largest digital publishers in terms of reach. Taking into account all digital platforms, the company attained 200 million unique users worldwide as a monthly average in Q1/2016. The company is active in more than 40 countries with subsidiaries, licenses, and more."
target: Emarketer Inc.
eMarketer is the go-to source for excellently researched, authoritative business information in the fields of digital marketing, sales, and trends. The company’s reports, databases, statistics, infographics, and forecasts have become standard tools in numerous industries.
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$242*
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closed 5/13/2016 via BusinessWire

mcgarrybowen, acquired Arrechedera y Clavero

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announces the acquisition of Arrechedera y Claverol (AC), a leading independent full-service advertising agency in Mexico. AC will become part of global award-winning creative agency mcgarrybowen, further expanding the agency’s footprint in key creative hubs around the world.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: mcgarrybowen
mcgarrybowen is a global, full-service, integrated marketing communications agency network headquartered in New York, with offices in Chicago, San Francisco, San Antonio, London, Shanghai, São Paulo, Singapore, Hong Kong and Paris. "
target: Arrechedera y Clavero
Arrechedera Claverol (AC) is an independent full-service advertising leading agency in Mexico, innovating the creation of branded content throughout digital and traditional media. It was founded in 2007 and was one of the first independent agencies in Mexico.
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closed 11/9/2011 via BNC Analysis

MetrixLab, acquired CRM Metrix

synopsis: Online research firm MetrixLab has bought digital marketing analytics specialist CRM Metrix, creating a combined digital marketing research business of over €30m in annual revenues. MetrixLab works primarily in the areas of new product development, brand communication, e-business performance and customer satisfaction measurement.
buyer: MetrixLab
MetrixLab is a global Online Market Research company, specializing in the areas of New Product Development, Brand Communication, E-Business Performance and Satisfaction Research. MetrixLab has grown to be one of Europe's leading online market research companies. "
target: CRM Metrix
CRM Metrix is the only global company offering digital market research solutions with extensive global experience. It offers a full range of digital market research solutions to help clients make the best decisions at all stages of the digital marketing development process.
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announced 8/30/2011 via Market Wire

DG FastChannel, Inc., will acquire EyeWonder, LLC

synopsis: DG, a leading provider of digital media solutions and technology, announced a definitive agreement to acquire Limelight Networks, Inc.'s EyeWonder video and rich media advertising unit. EyeWonder is a leading provider of interactive digital advertising products and services, including online video and rich media solutions.
buyer: DG FastChannel, Inc. (DGIT:$385.72)
DG FastChannel (now known as DG) provides innovative, technology-based solutions to help advertisers and agencies work faster, smarter and more competitively. DG delivers the standard in digital media services to the advertising, broadcast and publishing industries. "
target parent: Limelight Networks
target: EyeWonder, LLC
EyeWonder is a leading provider of interactive digital advertising products and services, including online video and rich media solutions, serving Fortune 1000 companies and premium marketers around the globe.
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announced 8/19/2011 via BusinessWire

WPP Group, plc, will acquire Rockfish Interactive Corporation

synopsis: WPP Digital, the digital arm of WPP, has agreed to acquire Rockfish Interactive Corp., one of the most highly acclaimed and fastest growing digital marketing agencies in the United States. Rockfish is a Digital Innovation Partner for brands such as Walmart, Sam's Club, Cisco, and Tyson Foods.
buyer: WPP Group, plc (WPP:$17,321.00)
WPP, through its operating companies, provides a comprehensive range of advertising and marketing services including advertising; media investment management; public relations and public affairs; branding and identity; healthcare communications; direct marketing and specialist communications. "
target: Rockfish Interactive Corporation
Rockfish Interactive is a Digital Innovation Partner for brands such as Walmart, Sam's Club, Cisco, and Tyson Foods. Rockfish provides digital solutions for their clients that are meaningful to their customers and measurable to their business.
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closed 7/25/2011 via PR Newswire

Matomy Media Group, acquired Adperio

synopsis: Matomy Media Group announced the acquisition of Adperio, a leading online digital ad agency based in Denver, Colorado. With more than a decade of experience in online marketing, Adperio provides clients with unmatched expertise in email, social media and performance based marketing, combined with an unrivalled commitment to best practices.
buyer: Matomy Media Group (LSE:MTMY:$68.34)
Matomy Media Group provides a single, convenient gateway to effective digital advertising. It challenges the marketing functional silos status quo and enables advertisers and agencies to manage and optimize performance-based campaign driven by user engagement opportunities. "
target: Adperio
Adperio is an interactive marketing and advertising agency based in Denver. With more than a decade of experience in online marketing, Adperio provides clients with unmatched expertise in email, social media and performance based marketing, combined with an unrivalled commitment to best practices.
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closed 6/3/2011 via BusinessWire

Possible Worldwide, acquired Grïngo

synopsis: Possible Worldwide, a WPP Digital company, announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Gringo, one of Brazil’s most innovative digital agencies. The deal expands Possible Worldwide’s global footprint, augmenting its strategic position in emerging markets such as China and India with the ability to execute large scale interactive initiatives.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Possible Worldwide
Possible Worldwide is a global agency that creates meaningful and measurable interactive marketing. The firm serves a broad range of Fortune 1000 clients, including AT&T, Barclay’s, Comcast, Dell, P&G, Nokia, Microsoft, Mazda and Starwood. "
target: Grïngo
Gringo is one of Brazil’s most innovative digital agencies, known for its work creating cutting-edge, brand experiences that bring consumers running (or clicking). The agency serves clients including Coca-Cola, Absolut Vodka, Microsoft and Itaú Unibanco, Brazil's largest bank.
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closed 6/1/2011 via BusinessWire

WPP Group, plc, acquired F.biz Ltda.

synopsis: WPP, the world’s largest communications services group, has acquired 70% of F.biz Ltda., the largest independent digital advertising agency in Brazil. The São Paulo based agency was founded in 1999 and has enjoyed annual growth rate of nearly 50% since then. It employs 200 people and services clients such as Unilever.
buyer: WPP Group, plc (WPP:$17,321.00)
WPP, through its operating companies, provides a comprehensive range of advertising and marketing services including advertising; media investment management; public relations and public affairs; branding and identity; healthcare communications; direct marketing and specialist communications. "
target: F.biz Ltda.
F.biz Ltda. is the largest independent digital advertising agency in Brazil. The agency employs 200 people and services clients such as Unilever, Campari, Vivo and NetShoes.
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closed 2/18/2011 via PR Newswire

Meebo, acquired MindSet

synopsis: Mindset Media, LLC, the ad technology and market research company that set the standard in psychographic targeting and insight, has announced the sale of materially all of its assets to a wholly owned subsidiary of Meebo, Inc.
buyer: Meebo
Integrating all social networks and communications channels into a single, simple-to-use solution, Meebo enables users to easily share content and communicate in real time with the people who matter to them. "
target: MindSet
Mindset Media, LLC is the ad technology and market research company that set the standard in psychographic targeting and insight. Mindset Media's groundbreaking research and ad technology help agencies define, plan and buy their psychographic targets.
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closed 2/17/2011 via PR Newswire

Leo Burnett Group UK, acquired Holler Digital Ltd.

synopsis: Publicis Groupe, the world's third largest communications group, announced that it has acquired Holler Digital, a leading London-based digital content and social media agency. The Holler brand will become part of the Leo Burnett Group in the UK.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Leo Burnett Group UK
The Leo Burnett Group, comprising of Leo Burnett (Advertising) and brand activation partners, Arc (shopper/retail marketing), Lime (experiential) and LeoSports (sponsorship activation) provides one of the most innovative multi-platform cultures and structures found in any Creative Agency. "
target: Holler Digital Ltd.
Founded in 2001, Holler Digital Ltd. is specialized in branded entertainment strategy, content creation and social media. The agency's clients include Channel 4 (E4, More4), Global Radio (Capital, Heart, Galaxy, Classic, XFM), Red Bull and Logica.
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closed 2/1/2011 via PR Newswire

Dentsu Inc., acquired Firstborn Multimedia

synopsis: Dentsu Network West has acquired Firstborn, a leading New York-based digital creative agency specializing in design, development, production and digital strategy for top national and global brands and advertising agencies. Firstborn develops multi-platform user experiences that extend across all media platforms.
buyer: Dentsu Inc. (TSE:4324:$9,737.04)
Founded in 1901, Dentsu Inc. has held the position of the world’s top brand agency for almost 40 years. Dentsu offers multinational clients the most comprehensive range of advertising and marketing services through its unique "Integrated Communication Design" approach. "
target: Firstborn Multimedia
Founded in 1997, Firstborn is a digital creative agency headquartered in New York City. Firstborn develops multiplatform user experiences that extend across all media platforms, including web, mobile, broadcast and digital out-of home.
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closed 9/9/2010 via Market Wire

KIT digital, Inc., acquired Accela Communications

synopsis: KIT digital, Inc., the leading global provider of video asset management solutions (VAMs) for multi-screen IP-based delivery, has acquired Accela Communications, Inc., a privately-held provider of on-demand, video-based enablement and measurement tools.
buyer: KIT digital, Inc. (:$214.93)
KIT digital, Inc. is a global provider of proprietary IP-based video distribution technologies and video-centric interactive marketing solutions. KIT digital works closely with consumer brands, content providers and telcos to maximize the value of video content via the Internet and mobile networks. "
target: Accela Communications
Accela Communications is a marketing technology company that provides software and services to produce, deliver and measure interactive, IP-based video communications across a wide range of industries including healthcare, information technology, financial services and marketing services.
price ($mm)
$6.08
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 8/5/2010 via Company Press Release

BD Network, Ltd., acquired We Love Mobile

synopsis: As part of its ongoing growth and investment programme, independent integrated agency BD Network announced the acquisition of the UK’s leading creative mobile agency, We Love Mobile.
buyer: BD Network, Ltd.
BD Network is an independent, integrated, multi-disciplined communications agency with over 20 years' experience delivering market-leading campaigns in the UK and across the world. "
target: We Love Mobile
We Love Mobile is a leading UK-based creative mobile agency.
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closed 7/13/2010 via PR Newswire

Meredith Corporation, acquired The Hyperfactory

synopsis: Meredith Corporation announced that it has completed its acquisition of mobile marketing specialist The Hyperfactory. The acquisition further enhances the capabilities of Meredith Integrated Marketing, the company's business-to-business unit that provides leading corporations and brands with custom marketing solutions.
buyer: Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP:$3,139.30)
Meredith Corporation is the leading media and marketing company serving American women. Meredith combines well-known national brands - including Better Homes and Gardens, Parents, Ladies' Home Journal, Family Circle, Fitness and More - with local television brands in fast growing markets. "
target: The Hyperfactory
The Hyperfactory powers businesses and brands through the mobile medium. The Hyperfactory powers brands through integrated mobile strategy, creative, media and innovation, as well as powers businesses through planning, integration and deployment of mobile technology.
price ($mm)
$9.10*
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closed 7/26/2010 via Company Press Release

The Hearst Corporation, acquired iCrossing

synopsis: iCrossing, a global digital marketing agency, announced that it has moved its 50-person New York office to the Hearst Tower at 300 W. 57th Street. Hearst Corporation completed the acquisition of iCrossing on June 21st of this year.
buyer: The Hearst Corporation
The Hearst Corporation owns 12 daily newspapers and 14 weekly newspapers, 18 US consumer magazines (such as Cosmopolitan and Esquire), TV and radio stations (through 40%-owned Hearst Argyle Television), and a cartoon and features service (King Features). "
target: iCrossing
iCrossing is a global digital marketing agency driven by the consumer's perspective. The company combines search, social media, market research, analytics and mobile services to create digital marketing programs designed to help global brands find and connect with their customers.
price ($mm)
$325
rev ($mm)
$100
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/12/2010 via BusinessWire

Delivery Agent, Inc., acquired The Band, Inc

synopsis: Delivery Agent, Inc., the leader in shopping-enabled entertainment, announced that it has acquired The Band, an advanced interactive media agency with a proven track record in developing and deploying advanced media campaigns across the full spectrum of TV platforms including cable, satellite and telco.
buyer: Delivery Agent, Inc.
Delivery Agent, Inc., is the leader in shopping-enabled entertainment. Delivery Agent created the market for shopping-enabled entertainment by redefining how products seen on or related to entertainment content are catalogued, sold and measured online. "
target: The Band, Inc
The Band, Inc. is a full-service, advanced media services company that brings people and technology together in the converged environments of advanced television, broadband and mobile platforms.
price ($mm)
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announced 1/13/2010 via BusinessWire

Amobee, Inc., will acquire RingRing Media

synopsis: Amobee Media Systems, the world leader in advertising solutions for mobile operators, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the world's largest mobile advertising agency, RingRing Media.
buyer: Amobee, Inc.
Amobee Media Systems is the most deployed telco-grade ad-serving solution. Amobee is dedicated to mobile operators, allowing them to dynamically insert advertising impressions in all forms of mobile communication and content: WAP Browsing, Video & Music, SMS, MMS, applications and Games. "
target: RingRing Media
RingRing Media is the world’s largest mobile advertising agency managing campaigns for clients on every continent.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$20
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/3/2010 via Market Wire

Limelight Networks, acquired EyeWonder, Inc.

synopsis: Limelight Networks, Inc. announced the completion of the acquisition of EyeWonder, Inc. Since 1999, EyeWonder has been an innovator in developing monetization solutions that helps Forbes 2000 advertisers, interactive agencies and content publishers create, build, track and optimize rich media and interactive video advertising campaigns.
buyer: Limelight Networks (LLNW:$177.70)
Limelight Networks is a leading provider of solutions for the delivery of rich media content via the Internet. The Limelight Content Delivery Network (CDN) is the optimal platform for the distribution of video, music, games, downloads, and social media content to massive audiences worldwide. "
target parent: BIA Financial Network Inc.
target: EyeWonder, Inc.
EyeWonder is a leading provider of rich media and online video advertising products and services. Since 1999, the company has been enabling advertisers and agencies to easily connect the most compelling and effective campaigns to their most desirable audiences.
price ($mm)
$86
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 10/6/2009 via PR Newswire

Knowledge Networks, acquired Dimestore Media, Inc.

synopsis: Knowledge Networks has acquired Dimestore Media, whose unique, proprietary technology enables marketers to measure the effectiveness of digital advertising by adding engaging surveys to online content as consumers engage in various digital media across the Internet.
buyer: Knowledge Networks
Knowledge Networks specializes in solving complex, high-impact problems. They work closely with clients to create healthy consumer-brand connections, effective marketing and advertising, sound public policies, and accurate social science research. "
target: Dimestore Media, Inc.
Dimestore Media enhances video and other advertising by wrapping ads in a casual game format that can be configured to test attentiveness and brand response or purchase intent and direct response.
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