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announced 2/9/2017 via PE Hub

Sun Seven Stars Media Group Limited, will acquire Grapevine

synopsis: Grapevine, the world’s leading end-to-end social media influencer marketing platform with more than 90,000 content creators generating 5.7 billion views per month, announced an agreement under which global media group Sun Seven Stars will purchase a majority stake in the company.
buyer: Sun Seven Stars Media Group Limited
Sun Seven Stars Media Group Limited is one of the biggest private media and investment conglomerates in China. Its predecessor is Sun Media Group Holdings Limited, which was established by Bruno Wu and Yang Lan and became one of the leading entertainment, media and investment companies in Asia. "
target: Grapevine
Grapevine is an end-to-end influencer marketing platform that helps advertisers and social content creators work together to produce promotional content at scale. The Grapevine network includes more than 90,000 creators who generate more than 5.7 billion monthly views.
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closed 8/3/2022 via BNC Analysis

TAG Worldwide Group Limited, acquired L&A Social

synopsis: Tag, a global creative production partner to brands and agencies, has acquired L&A Social, a strategic and creative social media agency in Australia. L&A Social helps world-class global brands to create meaningful relationships with their customers. They provide services for social media strategy, content marketing, influencer marketing, and more.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: TAG Worldwide Group Limited
Tag is a global creative production partner to brands and agencies. Tag turns big ideas into high-impact marketing that enables brands to stand out and sell more. They offer services for creative & content production, social media management, email marketing, performance marketing, and more. "
target: L&A Social
L&A Social is a strategic and creative social media agency in Australia. L&A Social helps world-class global brands to create meaningful relationships with their customers. They provide services for social media strategy & implementation, content marketing, influencer marketing, and more.
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closed 7/13/2022 via PR Newswire

Modern Luxury, Inc., acquired Glocally

synopsis: Modern Luxury Media, the largest luxury media company in the US, has acquired Glocally, a social media and marketing technology company. Glocally enables local and regional businesses to succeed across digital platforms. They provide services for social media management, content development, digital strategy and influencer collaborations.
buyer parent: Dickey Publishing, Inc.
buyer: Modern Luxury, Inc.
Modern Luxury is the preeminent luxury lifestyle publisher in the US, with 60+ titles across 19 major markets— reaching more than 5 million affluent readers. They engage in both MRI and MMR research which provides partners invaluable insight into the spending habits of their active consumer base. "
target: Glocally
Glocally is a social media and marketing technology company. Glocally enables local and regional businesses to succeed across digital platforms. They provide services for social media management, content development, digital strategy and influencer collaborations.
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announced 7/1/2022 via BNC Analysis

MediaMonks B.V., will acquire XX Artists LLC

synopsis: Media.Monks, a global production company, will acquire XX Artists, a leading social media marketing agency. XX Artists specializes in creating social media and influencer campaigns. The agency helps businesses to create community through content and execute strategies that bring their brands to life on the internet.
buyer parent: S4 Capital LLC
buyer: MediaMonks B.V.
MediaMonks, based in the Netherlands, is a global production company that works with clients across industries to craft amazing work for leading businesses and brands. Its production capabilities span the entire creative spectrum, covering anything one could possibly want from a partner and more. "
target: XX Artists LLC
XX Artists is a leading social media marketing agency. XX Artists specializes in creating social media and influencer campaigns. The agency helps businesses to create community through content and execute strategies that bring their brands to life on the internet.
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closed 6/15/2022 via PR Newswire

Acceleration Community of Companies, acquired Pixly

synopsis: Acceleration Community of Companies (ACC), which includes the agencies MKG, Pink Sparrow and Stripe Theory, has acquired Pixly, a full-service influencer marketing agency that specializes in authentic activations with content creators and have established themselves as a market leader with video campaigns.
buyer: Acceleration Community of Companies
ACC is a community of cutting-edge media, marketing and communications agencies supported by Advisory, an in-house strategic marketing consultancy made up of industry experts at the forefront of technology, trends and trade. "
target: Pixly
Pixly is a full-service marketing agency specializing in authentic influencer activations across YouTube, Instagram, TikTok, and Twitch. Its proprietary platform provides brands with the marketing expertise they need to establish, conceive, activate and track effective influencer campaigns.
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closed 5/25/2022 via BNC Analysis

MOOT Group, acquired Unknown Marketing

synopsis: MOOT, an advanced ecommerce platform for brands that have outgrown their existing Shopify solution, has acquired Unknown Marketing, a deliberately different agency with an entrepreneurial approach to social media, search marketing and influencer management trusted by fast growth DTC brands and founder-led businesses.
buyer: MOOT Group
MOOT is an advanced ecommerce platform for brands that have outgrown their existing Shopify solution and needing to realize their growth potential. "
target: Unknown Marketing
Unknown Marketing is a deliberately different agency with an entrepreneurial approach to social media, search marketing and influencer management trusted by fast growth DTC brands and founder-led businesses.
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closed 4/20/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Establish PR, acquired Outbrand

synopsis: Establish PR, a leading public relations (PR) agency, has acquired Outbrand, a PR agency aiming to create leading authorities. Outbrand helps their clients to share their story and become a known authority in their industry. They provide services for influencer marketing, lead generation, SEO, podcast tours, and more.
buyer: Establish PR
Establish PR is a leading PR agency. Establish helps businesses to create their story, share it online, and take control of their narrative. They create eye-catching content that enables their clients to go viral on social media platforms and increase their online presence. "
target: Outbrand
Outbrand is a public relations agency aiming to create leading authorities. Outbrand helps their clients to share their story and become a known authority in their industry. They provide services for influencer marketing, lead generation, SEO, podcast tours, and more.
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closed 4/1/2022 via BNC Analysis

Flexion, acquired Audiencly GmbH

synopsis: UK mobile games firm Flexion has acquired Dusseldorf-based influencer marketing agency Audiencly. Through the acquisition, Flexion aims to create new revenue and user acquisition opportunities for its mobile games partners through influencer marketing.
buyer: Flexion (OM:FLEXM:$42.77)
UK-based Flexion offers a distribution service for free-to-play Android games. At the core of Flexion's service is the patented enabling and enhancement software that converts developers' existing Android games into specific game versions for new stores without any work required. "
target: Audiencly GmbH
Based in Germany, Audiencly is a leading influencer marketing agency for the gaming industry. Audiencly acts as a connection between companies and more than 5000 influencers worldwide - from the latest newcomers to long-established trendsetters.
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$10
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$8
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$2
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closed 3/23/2022 via BNC Analysis

BPE Unternehmensbeteiligungen GmbH, acquired MSM.digital

synopsis: BPE, a German investment company, has acquired a majority stake in MSM.digital, a digital agency in Germany. MSM.digital helps businesses to grow their brands, reach their target audiences, and drive more sales. They offer services for PR, social media, experiential marketing, influencer marketing, content creation, and more.
buyer: BPE Unternehmensbeteiligungen GmbH
BPE is a German investment company that specializes in management buy-outs and management buy-ins. BPE is focused on supporting medium-sized businesses. The company aims to help create new medium-sized businesses and turn managers into entrepreneurs. "
target: MSM.digital
MSM.digital is a digital agency in Germany. MSM.digital helps businesses to grow their brands, reach their target audiences, and drive more sales. They offer services for PR, social media, experiential marketing, influencer marketing, content creation, and more.
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closed 3/23/2022 via Yahoo, Inc.

Media Carry, acquired VVILL

synopsis: Media Carry, a full-service Shopify plus agency in the UK, has acquired VVILL, a leading social media advertising agency. VVILL helps brands to grown their audiences and drive results. They specialize in Instagram campaigns, and digital commerce media buying for enterprise clients. They also offer influencer marketing services.
buyer: Media Carry
Media Carry is a full-service Shopify plus agency in the UK. Media Carry works with ambitious brands to leverage their growth potential and build long-term success. They offer services for web design and development, SEO, Shopify integration, and more. "
target: VVILL
VVILL is a leading social media advertising agency. VVILL helps brands to grown their audiences and drive results. They specialize in Instagram campaigns, and digital commerce media buying for enterprise clients. They also offer influencer marketing services.
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closed 3/16/2022 via Company Press Release

Gravity Global, acquired Morsekode

synopsis: Gravity Global, the world's most awarded B2B and complex markets agency, has acquired Morsekode, a creative agency in Minneapolis that offers services in branding, digital advertising, influencer marketing, SEO/SEM, web & app development, marketing consulting, and more.
buyer: Gravity Global
Headquartered in the UK, Gravity Global offers full-service marketing communications including marketing and brand strategy, research and insight, and creative and execution. They are an integrated, channel neutral, award-winning and proven team delivering marketing campaigns that truly transform. "
target: Morsekode
Morsekode is a creative agency in Minneapolis that offers services in branding, digital advertising, influencer marketing, SEO/SEM, web & app development, marketing consulting, and more.
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closed 2/10/2022 via PR Newswire

Making Science Group, S.A., acquired Tre Kronor Media

synopsis: Making Science Group S.A., a technology and digital marketing consultancy based in Spain, has acquired a 70% stake in Tre Kronor Media, a full service marketing company in Sweden. Tre Kronor Media helps brands to get the maximum value from their media campaigns. They specialize in SEM, programmatic, social advertising, and influencer marketing.
buyer: Making Science Group, S.A. (BME:MAKS:$66.54)
Based in Spain, Making Science is a technology and digital marketing consultancy specializing in e-commerce and digital transformation. Its business model responds to the growing need for companies to digitize their entire value chain, particularly in the area of marketing. "
target: Tre Kronor Media (OTCPK:UCPA:$55.53)
Tre Kronor Media is a full service marketing and advertising company in Sweden. Tre Kronor Media helps brands to get the maximum value from their media campaigns. They specialize in SEM, programmatic, social advertising, native advertising and influencer marketing.
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closed 2/9/2022 via PR Newswire

360PR+, acquired Cindy Riccio Communications

synopsis: 360PR+, a leading independent integrated communications agency, has acquired Cindy Riccio Communications (CRC), a PR and digital marketing agency. CRC builds brands and identifies newsworthy ways for their clients to exceed their goals. They offer services for PR, SEO, content marketing, influencer marketing, social media, and more.
buyer: 360PR+
360PR+ is a leading independent integrated communications agency. 360PR+ creates bold, headline-making, conversation-driving campaigns for some of the most trusted global brands. They provide services for PR, influencer marketing, social media, content creation, events and more. "
target: Cindy Riccio Communications
Cindy Riccio Communications (CRC) is a PR and digital marketing agency. CRC builds brands and identifies newsworthy ways for their clients to exceed their goals and captivate audiences. They offer services for PR, SEO, content marketing, influencer marketing, social media, and more.
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announced 10/20/2021 via PR Newswire

Hamster Garage, will acquire Swipehouse

synopsis: Hamster Garage, a leading partnerships and affiliate marketing agency, will acquire Swipehouse, an influencer marketplace connecting brands and creators. The acquisition positions Hamster Garage as the leading partnership marketing agency by allowing brands to connect with creators at scale.
buyer: Hamster Garage
Hamster Garage (HG) is a leading partnerships and affiliate management agency servicing global brands. HG goes beyond affiliate marketing to build world class partner programs. HG works with brands to launch and scale full fledged partner programs. "
target: Swipehouse
Swipehouse is one of the biggest social networks for TikTokers-with over a billion followers across its user base. Automating influencer campaigns and democratizing influencer campaigns, Swipehouse has launched hundreds of brands on TikTok while driving millions of conversions for clients.
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announced 9/20/2021 via PR Newswire

Omnicom Group Inc., will acquire Oliver Schrott Kommunikation GmbH

synopsis: Omnicom Group Inc., a leading global marketing and corporate communications company, will acquire Oliver Schrott Kommunikation GmbH (OSK), a public relations (PR) and communication agency in Germany. OSK offers services for PR, social media, content marketing, paid media, influencer communication and more.
buyer: Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC:$13,962.10)
Omnicom Group is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, digital and interactive marketing, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and more. "
target: Oliver Schrott Kommunikation GmbH
Oliver Schrott Kommunikation (OSK) is a public relations (PR) and communication agency in Germany. OSK develops successful commu­ni­ca­tion programs that extend beyond the scope of classic PR. They offer services for PR, social media, content marketing, paid media, influencer communication and more.
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closed 8/18/2021 via Company Press Release

Hoozu, acquired The Remarkables Group

synopsis: Hoozu, an influencer and content agency in Australia, has acquired The Remarkables Group (TRG), an influencer marketing agency in Australia. TRG builds and executes powerful influencer strategies with their client's objectives in mind. The agency manages the entire marketing program, including recruitment, talent agreements, scheduling, and more.
buyer: Hoozu
Hoozu is an influencer and content agency in Australia. Hoozu works with thousands of quantified qualified content creators to create on-brand, income producing content. They produce efficient timely, topical, entertaining content that talks and resonates with audiences. "
target: The Remarkables Group
The Remarkables Group is an influencer marketing agency in Australia. The Remarkables Group builds and executes powerful influencer strategies with their client's objectives in mind. The agency manages the entire marketing program, including recruitment, talent agreements, scheduling, and more.
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announced 6/2/2021 via PR Newswire

QYOU Media Inc., will acquire Chtrbox

synopsis: QYOU Media Inc. will acquire Chtrbox, a leading award-winning influencer marketing company based in India. Founded in 2016 out of Mumbai and Delhi, Chtrbox is a leader in data-driven influencer marketing, powering India's top brands to tell great stories at scale.
buyer: QYOU Media Inc. (TSXV:QYOU:$1.60)
QYOU Media operates in India and the United States producing and distributing content created by social media stars and digital content creators. In India, they curate, produce and distribute premium content including television networks. In the US, they manage influencer marketing campaigns. "
target: Chtrbox
Chtrbox is a leading data-driven influencer marketing solution, powering India's top brands to tell great stories at scale. They enable visionary marketers to discover and collaborate with thousands of content creators, social media influencers, bloggers and passionate fans of their brand.
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announced 5/26/2021 via PR Newswire

Wondr Gaming, will acquire Hot Dot Media, Inc.

synopsis: Wondr Gaming Corp., a Canadian company providing partnerships in media through loyalty and rewards, will acquire Toronto-based Hot Dot Media Inc., a social media agency focused exclusively on emerging platforms with media reach through a diverse network of creators totaling 100,000,000+ followers across TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube.
buyer: Wondr Gaming (CNSX:WDR:$0.00)
Based in Toronto, Wondr Gaming builds partnerships and fosters community within the gaming and esports industries. Its business model unites brands and the global gaming community through loyalty & rewards, augmented reality, influencer advocacy, and tournament platform silos. "
target: Hot Dot Media, Inc.
Based in Canada, Hot Dot Media (HDM) offers an end-to-end solution for influencer marketing by sourcing talent, handling logistics, and running paid advertisements. HDM has developed a cutting-edge internal process for matching brands with creators.
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closed 5/26/2021 via BNC Analysis

Allied Global Marketing, acquired Honey+Buzz

synopsis: Allied Global Marketing, a full-service integrated marketing agency, has acquired Honey+Buzz, a creative agency in Ireland specializing in live, virtual and digital brand experiences. Honey+Buzz creates experiences that get people talking about their clients’ brands. They offer services for live and digital events, social media, SEO and more.
buyer: Allied Global Marketing
Allied Global Marketing is a full-service integrated marketing agency. Allied creates campaigns that drive conversion for some of the world’s biggest brands in film, TV, sports, gaming, live entertainment, cultural institutions, hospitality, and consumer brands. "
target: Honey+Buzz
Honey+Buzz is a creative agency in Ireland specializing in live, virtual and digital brand experiences. Honey+Buzz creates remarkable experiences that get people talking about their clients’ brands. They offer services for live and digital events, social media, influencer partnerships, SEO and more.
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announced 5/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Bambuser Ab, will acquire Relatable

synopsis: Bambuser AB has entered into an agreement with the shareholders of Relatable to acquire 100 percent of the shares in Relatable. Founded in 2016, Relatable acts as an extended part of customers' in-house marketing teams, helping large global consumer brands with their influencer marketing efforts.
buyer: Bambuser Ab (OM:BUSER:$7.34)
Bambuser is a software company specializing in interactive live video streaming. The Company's primary product, Live Video Shopping, is a cloud-based software solution that is used by customers such as global e-commerce and retail businesses. "
target: Relatable
Founded in 2016, Relatable acts as an extended part of customers' in-house marketing teams, helping large global consumer brands with their influencer marketing efforts. Relatable has 45 full-time employees and operates globally from offices in Stockholm, London and New York.
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announced 4/21/2021 via PR Newswire

hoo.be, will acquire Grapevine Village

synopsis: Ideanomics is divesting Grapevine, one of the world’s first leading influencer marketing organizations, to FNL Technologies, a company that owns and operates social media platform hoo.be. hoo.be is a popular online platform which enables users to provide followers with a single place to access all official social media platforms.
buyer: hoo.be
FNL Technologies owns and operates social media platform hoo.be, a popular online platform which enables online influencers, artists, athletes, personalities, and businesses to provide followers with a single place to access all official social media platforms. "
target parent: Ideanomics
target: Grapevine Village
Grapevine is one of the world’s first leading influencer marketing organizations. Advertisers leverage Grapevine’s full suite of services to build, iterate, and scale end-to-end marketing campaigns powered by authentic content sourced from creators across YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok.
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announced 6/17/2020 via PR Newswire

Techconn Holding Group Co., Ltd., will acquire Grapevine

synopsis: Ideanomics has agreed to sell its influencer marketing platform and related assets, comprised of Grapevine Logic, Fintalk, and CommentsRadar, to Techconn Holding Group Co., Ltd. The Grapevine Influencer Platform and its suite of technologies will be merged into the Techconn Group's influencer operations.
buyer: Techconn Holding Group Co., Ltd.
Shenzhen-based Techconn is a large multinational company specializing in intelligent manufacturing and technology services. The company invests in advanced technology fields to build a high-quality innovation technology engine that promotes upgrading and development in the manufacturing industry. "
target parent: Ideanomics
target: Grapevine
Grapevine is an end-to-end influencer marketing platform that enables collaboration between advertisers and social content creators to produce promotional content at scale. It provides marketers with proprietary data about YouTube and Instagram creators to help clients make confident decisions.
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closed 2/25/2019 via Company Press Release

Grapevine, acquired CommentsRadar

synopsis: Ideanomics, a global fintech advisory and Platform-as-a-Service company, has completed the purchase of various assets of SolidOpinion, Inc. Among the assets purchased is SolidOpinion's CommentsRadar technology and the supporting development team. The strategic acquisition is intended to be integrated into the Grapevine family.
buyer parent: Ideanomics
buyer: Grapevine
Grapevine is the world's leading end-to-end influencer marketing platform that enables collaboration between advertisers and social media content creators to produce promotional content at scale. The Grapevine network includes more than 177,000 creators with more than 6 billion monthly views. "
target parent: SolidOpinion, Inc.
target: CommentsRadar
CommentsRadar is a tool that indexes and analyzes the comments section of their client’s websites. Leading brands and publishers use this unique data to discover, engage, analyze and make smarter business decisions.
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closed 9/5/2018 via PR Newswire

Seven Stars Cloud, acquired Grapevine

synopsis: Seven Stars Cloud Group, Inc., a leading global fintech and asset digitization services company, has acquired Grapevine Logic Inc., an influencer marketing platform. Grapevine's workflow management software, proprietary tracking and analytics measures direct response and conversion rates from promotional content on YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram.
buyer: Seven Stars Cloud (IDEX:$18.00)
Seven Stars Cloud (SSC) is a global fintech and asset digitization services company focused on digital asset production and distribution. SSC is bringing transparency, efficiency, and ownership paradigms to markets including finance, commodities/energy, vertical industry/supply chain and consumer. "
target: Grapevine
Grapevine is the world's leading end-to-end influencer marketing platform that enables collaboration between advertisers and social media content creators to produce promotional content at scale. The Grapevine network includes more than 177,000 creators with more than 6 billion monthly views.
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closed 10/10/2017 via PR Newswire

Grapevine, acquired ReadyCart

synopsis: Grapevine, the world's leading end-to-end influencer marketing platform, announced that it has acquired ReadyCart, a turnkey affiliate shopping platform designed for YouTube creators. ReadyCart was started in 2013 as a way to help YouTube creators build content-specific shopping carts that feature products from their videos.
buyer: Grapevine
Grapevine is the world's leading end-to-end influencer marketing platform that enables collaboration between advertisers and social content creators to produce promotional content at scale. The Grapevine network includes more than 120,000 creators who generate more than 6 billion monthly views. "
target: ReadyCart
ReadyCart is an eCommerce enabling tool that is providing the bridge between content and commerce. ReadyCart was started in 2013 as a way to help YouTube creators build content-specific shopping carts that feature products from their videos.
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closed 7/11/2017 via PR Newswire

Grapevine, acquired SocMetrics, Inc.

synopsis: Grapevine, the world's leading end-to-end social media influencer marketing platform, announced that it has acquired the SocMetrics Influencer Platform, a topical influence scoring platform which monitors and ranks more than 1.2 million influencers on Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and blogging platforms.
buyer: Grapevine
Grapevine is the world's leading end-to-end influencer marketing platform that enables collaboration between advertisers and social content creators to produce promotional content at scale. The Grapevine network includes more than 120,000 creators who generate more than 6 billion monthly views. "
target: SocMetrics, Inc.
SocMetrics is a topical influence scoring platform which monitors and ranks more than 1.2 million influencers on Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and blogging platforms.
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announced 2/9/2017 via PE Hub

Sun Seven Stars Media Group Limited, will acquire Grapevine

synopsis: Grapevine, the world’s leading end-to-end social media influencer marketing platform with more than 90,000 content creators generating 5.7 billion views per month, announced an agreement under which global media group Sun Seven Stars will purchase a majority stake in the company.
buyer: Sun Seven Stars Media Group Limited
Sun Seven Stars Media Group Limited is one of the biggest private media and investment conglomerates in China. Its predecessor is Sun Media Group Holdings Limited, which was established by Bruno Wu and Yang Lan and became one of the leading entertainment, media and investment companies in Asia. "
target: Grapevine
Grapevine is an end-to-end influencer marketing platform that helps advertisers and social content creators work together to produce promotional content at scale. The Grapevine network includes more than 90,000 creators who generate more than 5.7 billion monthly views.
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announced 2/9/2017 via PE Hub

Sun Seven Stars Media Group Limited, will acquire Grapevine

synopsis: Grapevine, the world’s leading end-to-end social media influencer marketing platform with more than 90,000 content creators generating 5.7 billion views per month, announced an agreement under which global media group Sun Seven Stars will purchase a majority stake in the company.
buyer: Sun Seven Stars Media Group Limited
Sun Seven Stars Media Group Limited is one of the biggest private media and investment conglomerates in China. Its predecessor is Sun Media Group Holdings Limited, which was established by Bruno Wu and Yang Lan and became one of the leading entertainment, media and investment companies in Asia. "
target: Grapevine
Grapevine is an end-to-end influencer marketing platform that helps advertisers and social content creators work together to produce promotional content at scale. The Grapevine network includes more than 90,000 creators who generate more than 5.7 billion monthly views.
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closed 7/12/2006 via PR Newswire

Sun Media Corporation, acquired Entertainment Today

synopsis: Sun Media Investment announced that it had acquired 100% ownership of Entertainment Today, a well-known US entertainment weekly newspaper established in 1967.
buyer: Sun Media Corporation
Sun Media Investment is China's second largest privately owned media company and a growing player in the global media market place. "
target: Entertainment Today
Entertainment Today is one of the United States' best known entertainment newspapers. With a history of nearly 40 years and headquartered in Los Angeles, California, it is released weekly now and targets middle-aged and upper income professionals aged between 25 and 50.
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announced 8/26/2020 via BusinessWire

Valuesetters, will be merged with Netcapital

synopsis: ValueSetters, a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet, is to merge with Netcapital, a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow.
buyer: Valuesetters (OTCPK:VSTR:$1.75)
Led by a team of professional investors, digital marketing experts, and technology specialists, ValueSetters is a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet. "
target: Netcapital
Netcapital is a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow. Netcapital operates an investment portal that enables investors to set up an account online, browse information on private companies offering securities on the platform, and invest.
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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

synopsis: Dynata, a global leader in first-party data and data services, announces it has reached an agreement to acquire Reimagine Holdings Group, a global leader in data creation and technology-enabled business intelligence headquartered in Westport, Connecticut.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Dynata
Dynata is the premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and B2B survey research. Dynata reaches participants in 90+ sample countries via internet, telephone, mobile/wireless and mixed-access offerings. "
target: Reimagine Holdings Group
Reimagine is a global leader in data creation for business intelligence, and has redefined the insights industry by acquiring and investing in growth-oriented, technology-enabled service companies.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

synopsis: startup300, an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator, has acquired Pioneers.io, an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene. Pioneers' flagship event, Pioneers Festival, brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
buyer: startup300 AG
startup300 is an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator that offers their services to Austrian startups. The group consists of 142 angels and investors that help startups grow their businesses. They focus on startups that have scalable, innovative or disruptive business models. "
target: Pioneers.io
Pioneers.io is an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene, offering events, consulting, and investment. Their Pioneers Festival event brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
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announced 11/30/2020 via BusinessWire

ServiceNow, will acquire Element AI

synopsis: ServiceNow announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Element AI, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company with deep AI capabilities and some of the world’s brightest AI minds. Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$5,896.00)
ServiceNow's cloud-based platform and solutions deliver digital experiences that help people do their best work. Their applications automate, predict, digitize, and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, Customer Service, Security Operations, and Human Resources. "
target: Element AI
Element AI is the platform that helps organizations embrace an AI-First world for today and tomorrow. Composed of a research lab uniquely connected to the world's best academic ecosystems, Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
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closed 1/28/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

Martin Wolf LLC, acquired IT ExchangeNet

synopsis: martinwolf M&A Advisors - a leading M&A Advisory firm exclusively focusing on middle-market IT Services, Solution Provider and Software companies - announced the acquisition of IT ExchangeNet (ITX), a leader in facilitating smaller mid-market IT M&A transactions.
buyer: Martin Wolf LLC
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona with an office in New York, martin wolf is a leading M & A Advisory focused on middle market companies in the IT Services, IT Supply Chain, and Software space. "
target: IT ExchangeNet
Founded in 1998 by technology CEOs and M & A professionals, and headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, IT ExchangeNet (ITX) is an organized and efficient marketplace for owners of small mid-market IT businesses seeking buyers or strategic partners.
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closed 3/14/2017 via PR Newswire

The Shipyard, acquired TOMORRO\\\ LLC

synopsis: The Shipyard, an independent marketing firm, today announces the acquisition of TOMORRO\\\, an innovation consultancy led by marketing icon Jon Bond – combining the companies' strategic, creative and data-centric talents to address rising demand from businesses seeking to inoculate themselves against Disruption.
buyer: The Shipyard
The Shipyard is an independent marketing consultancy and the first "marketing engineering" firm. It is creating digital transformation for the world's most significant brands- where high velocity content creation meets big data, where competitive strategy meets creative and disruptive advertising. "
target: TOMORRO\\\ LLC
TOMORRO\\\ LLC is a consultancy designed to accelerate brand value through the adoption of the most forward-thinking marketing approaches and technologies. TOMORRO\\\ is an active investor and advisor in ad technology companies.
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Netccentric Limited
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SharkReach, Inc.
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Tourn International AB
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Max Media Group
Max Media Group
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year
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$259.93
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Ticker: ASX:MKB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MOKO.mobi Limited
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30DC Inc.
30DC Inc.
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$1.36
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.44)
EBIT ($mm)
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CrowdGather, Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Triboo S.p.A.
Triboo S.p.A.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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1
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Speqta AB
Speqta AB
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$10.29
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.91
EBIT ($mm)
$0.30
Net Income ($mm)
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Employees
0
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Net Marketing Co., Ltd.
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2016
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$79.05
EBITDA ($mm)
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$2.46
Net Income ($mm)
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Employees
98
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Social Chain
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2019
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Meta Platforms, Inc.
Meta Platforms, Inc.
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$94,399.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$45,393.00
EBIT ($mm)
$38,156.00
Net Income ($mm)
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Employees
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Tencent Holdings Ltd.
Tencent Holdings Ltd.
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$83,589.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$26,174.19
EBIT ($mm)
$18,482.87
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$33,551.52
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116213
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Verde Media Group
Verde Media Group
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FP Newspapers Income Fund
FP Newspapers Income Fund
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year
2009
rev ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
$6.55
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0
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Saban Acquisition Corp.
Saban Acquisition Corp.
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2018
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EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.30)
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HNA Technology Co.,Ltd
HNA Technology Co.,Ltd
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2020
rev ($mm)
$48,888.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,204.23
EBIT ($mm)
$1,029.00
Net Income ($mm)
$107.24
Employees
35127
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Media and Games Invest plc
Media and Games Invest plc
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2021
rev ($mm)
$279.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$47.69
EBIT ($mm)
$31.28
Net Income ($mm)
$16.35
Employees
800
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Ticker: TSXV:PGV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prodigy Ventures Inc.
Prodigy Ventures Inc.
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2019
rev ($mm)
$15.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.46
EBIT ($mm)
$0.44
Net Income ($mm)
$0.30
Employees
0
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UTEK Corporation
UTEK® is a leading innovation services company. UTEK’s services enable clients to become stronger innovators, rapidly source externally developed technologies and create value from their intellectual property. UTEK is a business development company.
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2004
rev ($mm)
$7.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.10
EBIT ($mm)
$1.40
Net Income ($mm)
$0.90
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Ticker: INAR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
InternetArray, Inc.
InternetArray, Inc., a Delaware corporation, is an Internet development, technology licensing and marketing company that provides guidance and investment for innovative, early stage web-centric companies.
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2006
rev ($mm)
$4.17
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.94)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
26
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Ticker: ASX:TCN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Techniche Limited
Techniche is a listed investment company headquartered in Brisbane, Australia. They acquire, manage and build niche B2B technology software & services companies. Their businesses develop and deliver proprietary software solutions that serve critical needs in the day-to-day operations of customers.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3.23
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.46)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.49)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.65
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Ticker: ASX:TSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Transaction Solutions International Limited
Transaction Solutions International Limited
Transaction Solutions International Ltd (TSN) is an ASX listed company, focusing on financial payments and technology. Their approach is to invest and collaborate with promising businesses who have commercialised solutions in the digital, cybersecurity, analytics and risk/compliance segments.
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2018
rev ($mm)
$2.99
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.05
EBIT ($mm)
$0.04
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Ticker: CNSX:PLNK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plank Ventures
Plank Ventures
Plank Ventures is an investment company targeting investments and business opportunities in the technology arena. Plank Ventures focuses on early-stage start-up companies that already have developed a customer and revenue base and were seeking funding for expansion.
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2021
rev ($mm)
$2.23
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.68)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.86)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: ASX:DVI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Disruptive Investment Group Limited
Disruptive Investment Group Limited
Disruptive Investment Group (DVI) Limited is a technology investment company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. It focuses on niche markets with attractive growth prospects and has partnered with high quality, established businesses in order to maximise shareholder value.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.14
EBIT ($mm)
$0.14
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1
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Ticker: AIM:KRM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KRM22
KRM22 is a London-listed investment company that invests in, and acquires stakes in, selected technology companies with a focus on risk management software to the capital markets sector.
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2018
rev ($mm)
$1.63
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.12)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.78)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: OTCPK:SMUR.F
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tokens.com
Tokens.com
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year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1.08
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.22)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALCBI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Crypto Blockchain Industries
Crypto Blockchain Industries
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year
2021
rev ($mm)
$0.52
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$0.32
Net Income ($mm)
$0.16
Employees
0
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