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closed 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Brandify, acquired Street Fight

synopsis: Brandify, the industry-leading provider of location-based digital marketing solutions, announced that it has acquired Street Fight, the premier integrated media, research, and events company covering local marketing and technology.
buyer: Brandify
Brandify is an industry-leading provider of location-based digital marketing solutions that provides brands with a better understanding of their connection to their customers. Brandify captures data as well as provides strategy and customized services to help brands maximize their online presence. "
target: Street Fight
Street Fight is the leading source of information on sustainable business models in hyperlocal content, commerce, marketing, and technology. Street Fight tracks the evolution in local marketing through its daily website and newsletter; and hosts must-attend conferences.
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closed 5/10/2017 via Company Press Release

MediaSchool Group, acquired CB News

synopsis: The MediaSchool Group continues to grow by welcoming a new member: CB News, the media publication for communication, advertising and brands, created in 1986 by Christian Blachas. The now monthly magazine has established itself as a benchmark in communication, marketing and advertising.
buyer: MediaSchool Group
Based in Paris, MediaSchool Group is a private group of higher education and specialized in the fields of communication, journalism, audiovisual and digital, welcoming over 2300 students. "
target parent: Startinvest
target: CB News
CB News is the media publication for communication, advertising and brands, created in 1986 by Christian Blachas. Becoming the journal of all brands, the now monthly magazine has established itself as a benchmark in communication, marketing and advertising.
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closed 11/21/2012 via BNC Analysis

Startinvest, acquired CB News

synopsis: Startinvest, an investment company controlled by Olivier Chapuis and Jean-Jacques Raynaut, has acquired CB News, the French news portal for communication, marketing and media.
buyer: Startinvest
Startinvest, an investment company based in France, controlled by two former employees of the Lagardère Group. "
target: CB News
CB News is the weekly magazine for essential communication and media companies. CB Newsletter is a French news portal for communication, marketing and media companies.
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closed 3/26/2012 via BusinessWire

Access Intelligence, LLC, acquired LeadsConference, LLC

synopsis: Integrated media company Access Intelligence announced the acquisition of LeadsCon, which serves the online lead generation industry through two preeminent conferences and other best-in-class content offerings for lead-generation marketers. LeadsCon is the industry’s preeminent educational and networking conference.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Access Intelligence, LLC
Access Intelligence, a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson, is a b-to-b media and information company headquartered in Rockville, Md., serving the media, PR, cable, healthcare management, defense, chemical engineering, satellite and aviation markets. "
target: LeadsConference, LLC
LeadsCon is the industry’s preeminent educational and networking conference dedicated to increasing the effectiveness of those operating in the online lead generation industry. LeadsCon is held twice a year.
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closed 10/23/2019 via PR Web

Rising Media, acquired Only Influencers

synopsis: Rising Media, Inc announced the acquisition of the subscription-based Only Influencers (OI) email marketing discussion platform from founder and industry veteran William (Bill) McCloskey. OI brings together the world's top thought leaders and hosts discussion lists, meetups, and blogs by leading email experts.
buyer: Rising Media
Rising Media is a global events producer excelling in Internet and technology-related conferences and exhibitions. Rising Media-produced events include AllFacebook Marketing Conference, All Influencer Marketing Conference, AutosBuzz, and more. "
target: Only Influencers
Only Influencers (OI) is an email marketing discussion platform from founder and industry veteran William (Bill) McCloskey. OI brings together the world's top thought leaders and hosts discussion lists, meetups, and blogs by leading email experts.
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closed 2/19/2015 via BusinessWire

Comexposium SA, acquired Mobile Motion LLC

synopsis: The Comexposium Group, one of the largest trade show and conference companies in the world, has acquired Mobile Motion LLC, the company responsible for organizing Mobile Media Summit events in the United States and Europe. Comexposium is involved in 114 events for the general public and professionals, covering 17 different sectors of activity.
buyer: Comexposium SA
Comexposium, one of the European leaders in event organization, is involved in 114 events for the general public and professionals, covering 17 different sectors of activity. Every year it plays host to 38,000 exhibitors. "
target: Mobile Motion LLC
Mobile Media Summit is the quintessential thought-leadership forum for the top executives in the worlds of advertising, media, publishing, and the hottest brand marketers to gather and discuss the intersection of mobile advertising and technology.
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closed 6/1/2016 via PR Newswire

United Business Media Limited, acquired Content Marketing Institute

synopsis: UBM plc, the world's leading business-to-business events organizer and marketing services organization, announced that it has acquired the Content Marketing Institute ("CMI"). CMI produces the leading annual events in the content marketing sector as well as the media channels and marketing services which support and inform the community.
buyer: United Business Media Limited (LSE:UBM:$1,333.50)
UBM plc is a leading global marketing services and communications company, whose primary focus is events. They help businesses do business, bringing the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online and in print. "
target parent: Z Squared Media, LLC
target: Content Marketing Institute
Content Marketing Institute ("CMI") is the leading global content marketing education and training organization. CMI teaches enterprise brands how to attract and retain customers through compelling, multi-channel storytelling. CMI's Content Marketing World event is held in Cleveland, Ohio.
price ($mm)
$18
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$9
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closed 11/9/2016 via BNC Analysis

Brunico Communications, purchased Marketing, CARD, and NLA from Rogers Media Inc.

synopsis: Brunico Communications announced that it has acquired certain assets relating to the marketing segment of Rogers Media‘s publication business, including Marketing, CARDonline (CARD) and the National List of Advertisers (NLA). Marketing is a magazine and conference for the advertising industry. CARD and NLA are databases for media buyers.
buyer: Brunico Communications
Brunico Communications is a business-to-business publishing and events company, serving the Canadian marketing and media community and the global entertainment industry. "
seller parent: Rogers Communications Inc.
seller: Rogers Media Inc.
Rogers Media's Marketing brand launched in 1908 and includes a quarterly magazine, online daily news and annual conferences and events for the advertising industry. CARD and NLA are databases designed to help media agencies and advertisers make informed media buying decisions.
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announced 3/5/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Zicix Corporation, will acquire Marketing Digest, Inc

synopsis: Zicix Corporation is announcing finalization of negotiations for the acquisition of Marketing Digest, Inc, a privately held company located in Springfield, NJ. Marketing Digest is the premier, one-stop source for all the latest news, developments, strategies and tips in the online marketing industry.
buyer: Zicix Corporation (OTCPK:ZICX:$0.23)
Originally founded as a service provider to the Healthcare industry, the Zicix Corporation has recently been restructured with the intention of acquiring and developing technology applications designed for service companies in consumer, retail and other industries. "
target: Marketing Digest, Inc
Marketing Digest is the premier, one-stop source for all the latest news, developments, strategies and tips in the online marketing industry.
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closed 3/11/2015 via Company Press Release

Access Intelligence, LLC, acquired AdMonsters

synopsis: Access Intelligence announced the acquisition of AdMonsters, the fast-growing and preeminent conference and trade show company serving the online advertising operations, advertising technology and digital media markets. AdMonsters produces the Publisher Forums, held three times a year, and the annual OPS conference.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Access Intelligence, LLC
Access Intelligence, a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson, is a b-to-b media and information company headquartered in Rockville, Md., serving the media, PR, cable, healthcare management, defense, chemical engineering, satellite and aviation markets. "
target: AdMonsters
AdMonsters produces the Publisher Forums, held three times a year, and the annual OPS conference, held in New York. These events, serving thousands of media professionals annually, are defining the future of digital media operations and advertising technology.
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closed 12/15/2014 via PR Newswire

Content Marketing Institute, acquired Content Marketing Awards

synopsis: Content Marketing Institute (CMI) announced their recent acquisition of the prestigious Content Marketing Awards, the leading international awards program for the content marketing industry. The Content Marketing Awards was launched in 2004 as the Magnum Opus Awards by McMurry/TMG.
buyer parent: Z Squared Media, LLC
buyer: Content Marketing Institute
Content Marketing Institute is the leading global content marketing education and training organization. CMI teaches enterprise brands how to attract and retain customers through compelling, multi-channel storytelling. CMI's Content Marketing World event is held in Cleveland, Ohio. "
target parent: Wicks Group of Companies
target: Content Marketing Awards
The Content Marketing Awards were launched in 2004 as the Magnum Opus Awards. Since 2011 they’ve been conducted jointly, by the Content Marketing Institute and McMurry/TMG. In 2013, the awards program was renamed and rebranded to match the changing industry.
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closed 11/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Fairrank GmbH, acquired SEO Portal

synopsis: Fairrank, a specialist in online marketing with a focus on search engine optimization, search engine advertising and usability optimization, has acquired SEO Portal, a German online magazine that focuses on search engine optimization (SEO). SEO Portal provides the latest news and events about the SEO industry.
buyer: Fairrank GmbH
Founded in 2004, Fairrank is a specialist in online marketing with a focus on search engine optimization, search engine advertising and usability optimization. They help small and medium-sized businesses in Germany achieve greater visibility in online search engines such as Google and Bing. "
target: SEO Portal
SEO Portal is a German online magazine that focuses on search engine optimization (SEO). SEO Portal provides the latest news and events about the SEO industry. They also offer a forum that allows users to talk about SEO and other marketing subjects.
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closed 6/27/2018 via Company Press Release

Source Creative, Inc., acquired shots

synopsis: Source Creative, the leading global information and archival resource of video ads for advertisers, ad agencies and production companies worldwide, announced the acquisition of shots, an international source of news, trends and inspiration for advertising creative.
buyer parent: Extreme Reach, Inc
buyer: Source Creative, Inc.
Source Creative is the world’s leading commercial information and archival resource for ad agencies, production companies, advertisers, and other members of the global creative community. Its platform provides data around TV commercials, music videos, branded content and viral videos. "
target parent: Mobeus Equity Partners LLP
target: shots
Based in the UK, shots is the world’s leading commercials title, providing news, insight and inspiration for creatives internationally as well as being the foremost source of news and information for the creative community.
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closed 6/19/2017 via PR Web

Access Intelligence, LLC, acquired AdExchanger

synopsis: Access Intelligence has announced the acquisition of AdExchanger, a leading integrated media and events company with highly acclaimed conferences and media offerings focused on digital advertising and marketing. AdExchanger's award-winning online publication enables the exchange of ideas between all members of the digital marketing ecosystem.
buyer: Access Intelligence, LLC
Access Intelligence is a B2B media and information company serving the media, PR, broadcasting & cable, healthcare management, defense, chemical engineering, satellite and aviation markets. They deliver trusted, timely and deep information that empowers their customers and advances their business. "
target: AdExchanger
Founded in 2008, AdExchanger is an integrated media and events company devoted to the digital advertising and marketing space. Their award-winning online publication enables the exchange of ideas between all members of the digital marketing ecosystem.
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closed 7/19/2012 via BNC Analysis

Informa plc, purchased mediaPro from CloserStill Media

synopsis: Informa Print & Media Group, the organiser of Cross Media 2012 and Ipex 2014, has acquired mediaPro, a seminar programme that features over 60 senior marketers from national and global brands, highlighting cutting edge campaigns and creative initiatives, from CloserStill Media.
buyer: Informa plc (LSE:INF:$2,312.06)
Informa plc provides knowledge, up-to-the minute information, and specialist skills and services to academics, businesses, and individuals worldwide. It offers online and print publications, including books and journals primarily for academic users. "
seller: CloserStill Media
CloserStill Holdings Limited engages in mid-sized business to business exhibitions and event businesses through its subsidiaries. The company was incorporated in 2008 and is based in London, United Kingdom.
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closed 6/30/2011 via PR Newswire

Business Promotion, Inc., acquired Internet Marketing NewsWatch

synopsis: Nroo, Inc., of Gardnerville, NV, completed the sale of Internet Marketing NewsWatch, the world's leading online news source for Internet marketing, including the website, its associated newsletter and related assets, to Business Promotion, Inc. of Lexington, KY.
buyer: Business Promotion, Inc.
Business Promotion, Inc. offers small to medium businesses affordable and professional website creation with hosting and promoting those businesses on the Internet through proven Internet Marketing and Search Engine Optimization techniques. They also offer web design services. "
target: Internet Marketing NewsWatch
Since 2006, IM NewsWatch has been the trusted source of news of the Internet marketing industry, covering regulatory announcements, announcements by search engines, and other major service providers, as well as excerpts from blogs of note.
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closed 1/27/2016 via Company Press Release

Emerald Group Publishing, acquired International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship

synopsis: Emerald Group Publishing has acquired the International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship (IJSMS) - which is among the top four sports marketing journals in the industry - from International Marketing Reports (IMR). IJSMS - which has an article acceptance rate of 20% - provides a vital resource to both academic and industry experts.
buyer: Emerald Group Publishing
Emerald Group Publishing is a global publisher linking research and practice to the benefit of society. Emerald manages a portfolio of nearly 300 journals and over 2,500 books. It also provides an extensive range of value-added products and services to support its customers' needs. "
target parent: International Marketing Reports (IMR)
target: International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship
International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship (IJSMS) is among the top four sports marketing journals in the industry. IJSMS - which has an article acceptance rate of 20% - provides a vital resource to both academic and industry experts.
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closed 9/20/2021 via Company Press Release

Spectrio, acquired Sixteen:Nine

synopsis: Spectrio has acquired Canada-based Sixteen:Nine, a digital signage blog and podcast produced by industry veteran, David Haynes. The acquisition will allow Spectrio to further develop innovative digital solutions for enterprise clients, while contributing to the growth and enrichment of the digital signage industry as a whole.
buyer parent: The Jordan Company
buyer: Spectrio
Spectrio is a leading provider of comprehensive digital signage solutions that empowers clients to transform their business locations into modern, dynamic destinations for customers and employees. "
target: Sixteen:Nine
Based in Canada, Sixteen:Nine is a digital signage blog and podcast produced by industry veteran, David Haynes. Sixteen:Nine has been covering the digital signage industry since 2006 and is well-known for its unique take on news and analysis for an industry audience.
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closed 9/18/2013 via BNC Analysis

NewBay Media LLC, acquired Signage solutions

synopsis: NewBay Media has acquired the assets of Signage Solutions from Partners Publishing, including the magazine’s web assets, editorial content, and subscriber lists. Signage Solutions is a technology and solution resource for digital signage, digital out-of-home, mobile and place-based digital networks.
buyer parent: Wicks Group of Companies
buyer: NewBay Media LLC
NewBay Media is the leading information and marketing solutions provider for the Pro Audio, Broadcast and Video, Music, AV/Consumer Electronics and Education markets. NewBay delivers its premier content through their award-winning portfolio of integrated platforms. "
target parent: Partners Publishing
target: Signage Solutions
Signage Solutions is a technology and solution resource for digital signage, digital out-of-home, mobile and place-based digital networks. Signage Solutions also produces a bi-monthly magazine devoted 100% to digital signage, digital out-of-home and place based networks.
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closed 5/14/2018 via PE Hub

Winmo, acquired RedBooks

synopsis: Northlane Capital Partners (NCP) announced that The List, a portfolio company of NCP, through its subsidiary Winmo, has acquired RedBooks. RedBooks provides competitive intelligence and prospecting data to media companies, advertising agencies, manufacturers, advertising services and suppliers, libraries and more.
buyer parent: Northlane Capital Partners
buyer: Winmo
Winmo is the leading B2B sales intelligence provider for the advertising industry. Taking the guess work out of prospecting, Winmo guides those who target national advertisers and their agencies to the right decision-makers, on the right accounts, at the precisely the right time. "
target: RedBooks
RedBooks provides competitive intelligence and prospecting data to media companies, advertising agencies, manufacturers, advertising services and suppliers, libraries and more. RedBooks monitors nearly 9,000 worldwide agency parent companies and over 4,400 U.S. publicly traded companies.
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closed 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Brandify, acquired Street Fight

synopsis: Brandify, the industry-leading provider of location-based digital marketing solutions, announced that it has acquired Street Fight, the premier integrated media, research, and events company covering local marketing and technology.
buyer: Brandify
Brandify is an industry-leading provider of location-based digital marketing solutions that provides brands with a better understanding of their connection to their customers. Brandify captures data as well as provides strategy and customized services to help brands maximize their online presence. "
target: Street Fight
Street Fight is the leading source of information on sustainable business models in hyperlocal content, commerce, marketing, and technology. Street Fight tracks the evolution in local marketing through its daily website and newsletter; and hosts must-attend conferences.
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closed 7/30/2021 via PR Newswire

SOCi, acquired Brandify

synopsis: SOCi, the leading all-in-one marketing platform built for multi-location marketers, has acquired Brandify, an industry-leading provider of location-based digital marketing solutions. With the combination, SOCi solidifies its position as the largest localized marketing platform globally, with more than three million locations under management.
buyer: SOCi
SOCi is an award-winning localized marketing platform built specifically for multi-location marketers. SOCi enables top brands and their locations to strengthen and scale their digital presence across limitless local search and social pages while protecting what matters most, their reputation. "
target: Brandify
Brandify is a leading provider of location-based digital marketing solutions that helps brands connect to their customers. Brandify does this by capturing data as well as providing strategy and customized solutions to help brands maximize their online presence and drive customers to their locations.
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closed 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Brandify, acquired Street Fight

synopsis: Brandify, the industry-leading provider of location-based digital marketing solutions, announced that it has acquired Street Fight, the premier integrated media, research, and events company covering local marketing and technology.
buyer: Brandify
Brandify is an industry-leading provider of location-based digital marketing solutions that provides brands with a better understanding of their connection to their customers. Brandify captures data as well as provides strategy and customized services to help brands maximize their online presence. "
target: Street Fight
Street Fight is the leading source of information on sustainable business models in hyperlocal content, commerce, marketing, and technology. Street Fight tracks the evolution in local marketing through its daily website and newsletter; and hosts must-attend conferences.
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closed 7/30/2021 via PR Newswire

SOCi, acquired Brandify

synopsis: SOCi, the leading all-in-one marketing platform built for multi-location marketers, has acquired Brandify, an industry-leading provider of location-based digital marketing solutions. With the combination, SOCi solidifies its position as the largest localized marketing platform globally, with more than three million locations under management.
buyer: SOCi
SOCi is an award-winning localized marketing platform built specifically for multi-location marketers. SOCi enables top brands and their locations to strengthen and scale their digital presence across limitless local search and social pages while protecting what matters most, their reputation. "
target: Brandify
Brandify is a leading provider of location-based digital marketing solutions that helps brands connect to their customers. Brandify does this by capturing data as well as providing strategy and customized solutions to help brands maximize their online presence and drive customers to their locations.
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closed 3/3/2021 via BusinessWire

Upland Software, acquired BlueVenn

synopsis: Upland Software, Inc. has acquired BlueVenn, a leading cloud-based customer data platform (CDP). The BlueVenn browser-based tool collects, structures and analyzes infinite data sources into a Single Customer View. This empowers everyday marketers to orchestrate real-time, personalized, multi-channel customer journeys and campaigns.
buyer: Upland Software (UPLD:$297.71)
Upland Software is a leader in cloud-based enterprise work management software. Upland provides seven enterprise cloud solution suites that enable users to win and engage customers, automate business operations, manage projects and IT costs, and share knowledge throughout the enterprise. "
target: BlueVenn
BlueVenn provide multi-channel campaign management software. The BlueVenn browser-based tool collects, structures and analyzes infinite data sources into a Single Customer View. This empowers everyday marketers to orchestrate real-time, personalized, multi-channel customer journeys and campaigns.
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closed 9/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

uberall GmbH, acquired SweetIQ

synopsis: Uberall will acquire Gannett’s SweetIQ subsidiary. Providing an array of local digital marketing services, the SweetIQ team will join Uberall and become part of a new Montreal hub, the company’s seventh location outside its Berlin headquarters. SweetIQ Analytics Corp. offers a bespoke approach to local marketing.
buyer: uberall GmbH
Uberall enables SMB (Small and Medium Businesses) and enterprise resellers to deliver a superior ‘Near Me’ Brand Experience that mirrors today’s multi-faceted consumer journey — from online discovery to offline sales. "
target parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
target: SweetIQ
The SweetIQ Analytics Corp. was founded in Montréal, Canada, in 2010. Positioning itself as an e-marketing solution, a location-based marketing analytics and automation company, SweetIQ Analytics Corp. offers a bespoke approach to local marketing, designing campaigns, and search analysis.
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closed 7/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Astute Solutions, acquired iPerceptions

synopsis: Astute, Inc., a leader in customer engagement software, announced its acquisition of iperceptions, a company that specializes in collecting and analyzing Voice of Customer (VoC) data to help elevate the customer experience.
buyer: Astute Solutions
Astute's customer and employee engagement software powers smarter CX and delivers invaluable first-party customer data for the world's most innovative brands. The Astute platform makes it easy for companies to engage and delight individual customers across all channels. "
target parent: XPND
target: iPerceptions
iperceptions is a company that specializes in collecting and analyzing Voice of Customer (VoC) data to help elevate the customer experience. They are a global leader in Customer Experience Management (CEM) solutions, guiding the world's most respected brands to become customer-centric organizations.
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closed 1/8/2020 via Company Press Release

Ebiquity plc, acquired Digital Decisions B.V.

synopsis: Ebiquity plc, a leading independent marketing and media consultancy, announces the acquisition of Digital Decisions, a digital media monitoring and optimisation service. Digital Decisions provides ‘Source Data Monitoring’ – an innovative solution that helps global advertisers to monitor and optimise their digital marketing and media spend.
buyer: Ebiquity plc (AIM:EBQ:$90.17)
Ebiquity plc is a leading independent marketing and media analytics consultancy. They partner with the world’s biggest brands – including 70 of the world’s top 100 advertisers – to drive the performance of their marketing investments through greater accountability and powerful analytics. "
target: Digital Decisions B.V.
Digital Decisions is a digital media monitoring and optimisation service. Launched in 2017, Digital Decisions provides ‘Source Data Monitoring’ – an innovative solution that helps global advertisers to monitor and optimise their digital marketing and media spend.
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closed 11/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Roku, Inc., acquired DataXu, Inc.

synopsis: Roku, a TV streaming platform, has acquired dataxu, a company that helps marketing professionals use data to improve their advertising. Their software empowers you to connect with real people across all channels, including TV, capturing consumers’ attention when and where it matters most.
buyer: Roku, Inc. (:$1,778.39)
Roku, Inc. is a TV streaming platform in the United States that connects users to the streaming content they love, enable content publishers to build and monetize large audiences, and provide advertisers with unique capabilities to engage consumers. "
target: DataXu, Inc.
dataxu helps marketing professionals use data to improve their advertising. Their software empowers you to connect with real people across all channels, including TV, capturing consumers’ attention when and where it matters most.
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announced 8/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Tanla Mobile, will acquire Gamooga

synopsis: Tanla Solutions Limited, one of the largest cloud communication providers in the world, will acquire Gamooga, a big data and AI driven omni-channel marketing automation platform in India. Gamooga enables businesses to deliver personalized experiences to their users across push notifications, in-app messaging, email, SMS and more.
buyer: Tanla Mobile (BSE:532790:$167.93)
Tanla is one of the largest cloud communication providers in the world. Tanla provides cloud solutions for messaging, voice, and IoT. Their solutions handle over 200 billion business communications annually. Tanla adopts cutting-edge technologies to meet the needs of a diverse clientele. "
target: Gamooga
Gamooga is a big data and AI driven omni-channel marketing automation platform in India. Gamooga enables businesses to deliver personalized experiences to their users across push notifications, in-app messaging, email, SMS, web push notifications and more.
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closed 6/5/2019 via BNC Analysis

Sublime, acquired Adledge

synopsis: Sublime, a company that creates and delivers performance-based brand ad experiences, has acquired Adledge, a global independent measurement company with transparency for advertising at its heart. It provides solutions for Viewability, Brand Safety and Fraud.
buyer: Sublime
Sublime creates and delivers performance-based brand ad experiences that captivate, inspire and activate digital audiences at scale. Sublime simplifies the delivery of premium, non-intrusive digital ad formats that elevate brand equity and drive results. "
target: Adledge
Adledge is a global independent measurement company with transparency for advertising at its heart. It provides solutions for Viewability, Brand Safety and Fraud. Adledge ensures ads are safe, viewed and within the right context on display and videos, across desktops, mobiles or connected TVs.
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closed 6/26/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Constellation Software, Inc., acquired CAKE

synopsis: Constellation Software Inc., a Canadian company that provides market leading software and services, has acquired Cake Software from Accelerize New Media, a multifaceted Internet marketing and customer acquisition company. Cake is a hosted software solution providing real-time analytics and tracking for online marketing campaigns.
buyer: Constellation Software, Inc. (TSX:CSU:$4,519.00)
Headquartered in Canada, Constellation Software provides market leading software and services. Their mission is to acquire, manage and build market-leading software businesses that develop specialized, mission-critical software solutions to address the specific needs of our particular industries. "
target parent: Accelerize New Media, Inc.
target: CAKE
Cake is a hosted software solution providing real-time analytics and tracking for online marketing campaigns. Their software provides advertisers, publishers and lead generators with a scalable platform developed with innovative technology.
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closed 4/1/2019 via BusinessWire

Undertone, Inc., acquired Captain Growth

synopsis: Perion Network has acquired Captain Growth to complement Undertone, a leader in cross-platform Synchronized Digital Branding for the world’s most prominent brands. Captain Growth is a Ukrainian-based start-up that has developed a proprietary AI platform to better connect and deliver relevant campaign messages through the entire ad journey.
buyer parent: Perion Network Ltd.
buyer: Undertone, Inc.
Undertone is a leader in high-quality, cross-screen digital brand advertising at scale. Their proprietary high-impact advertising formats enable brands to stand out online and engage users. Through their innovative technology platforms, they deliver attention-grabbing advertisements on every device."
target: Captain Growth
Septa Communications LLC, also known as Captain Growth, is a Ukrainian-based start-up that has developed a proprietary AI platform to better connect and deliver relevant campaign messages through the entire ad journey.
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closed 1/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

Next 15, acquired Planning-Inc Limited

synopsis: Next Fifteen Communications plc has announced the acquisition of predictive analytics and data marketing business Planning-Inc. It is a UK-based marketing, data and technology agency which will continue to operate as an independent brand as part of the Next Fifteen Network.
buyer: Next 15 (AIM:NFC:$444.63)
Next 15 is a communications business in London. The Group incorporates 19 subsidiary agencies, spanning digital content, marketing, PR, consumer, technology, marketing software, market research, public affairs and policy communications. "
target: Planning-Inc Limited
UK-based Planning-Inc is a predictive analytics and data-marketing business. Planning-Inc designs and builds award-winning data platforms for the biggest, most respected brands around and make best-in-breed marketing happen.
price ($mm)
$8.05
rev ($mm)
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closed 12/6/2018 via Company Press Release

Aberdeen, acquired The Big Willow

synopsis: Aberdeen, provider of intent-based marketing and sales solutions, has acquired The Big Willow, the leader in buyer intent data science and intent-targeted digital advertising. The Big Willow gives companies first advantage by revealing Buyer Intent from daily web interactions.
buyer parent: Halyard Capital
buyer: Aberdeen
Aberdeen provides intent-based marketing and sales solutions that deliver performance improvements in advertising click through rates and sales pipeline resulting in a measurable ROI. Their intent data is the largest scale, most accurate and highly targeted in the market. "
target: The Big Willow
The Big Willow gives companies first advantage by revealing Buyer Intent from daily web interactions, putting users in front of clients who are most interested in purchasing products. Their proprietary technology reveals net new accounts, scores prospects, and serves ads targeted to their stage.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/18/2018 via Company Press Release

Mintent Software Corp., acquired gShift Labs

synopsis: Mintent Software Corp, a Canadian provider of project management tools for marketers, has acquired gShift, a leading provider of web presences analytics data and reporting for brands and digital agencies. gShift’s platform helps brands and agencies efficiently understand and improve on the impact and engagement of a content across its web presence.
buyer: Mintent Software Corp.
Mintent is a Canadian provider of project management tools for marketers. Focused on content marketing, their platform allows marketing teams to plan, produce, publish and measure their marketing content in one place. Mintent helps marketers to achieve higher returns on their content investment. "
target: gShift Labs
gShift’s industry leading Web Presence Analytics Software platform helps brands and agencies efficiently understand and improve on the impact and engagement of a content across its web presence. gShift’s software has been collecting and storing web presence and SEO data since 2009.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/15/2018 via PR Newswire

Research Now SSI, acquired DMA Institute

synopsis: Research Now SSI, the global leader in digital market research data and data services, has acquired DMA Institute, an independent SaaS Enterprise Solution that is designed to bring full transparency to the digital media measurement and effect validation.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Research Now SSI
Research Now SSI is the world's leading global provider of first-party consumer and professional data based on extensive, proprietary market research panels. The company has built innovative data services and solutions that bring the voice of the individual to the entire marketing spectrum. "
target: DMA Institute
DMA Institute provides an independent SaaS Enterprise Solution that is designed to bring full transparency to the digital media measurement and effect validation. The company's philosophy is to bring full, validated and integrated transparency to sellers and buyers of digital media.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/16/2018 via BNC Analysis

Triboo Digitale, acquired East Media s.r.l.

synopsis: Triboo SpA, active in the e-commerce and digital advertising sector, announces that it has finalized, through its subsidiary Triboo Digitale Srl, the acquisition of a 51% stake in the share capital of East Media s.r.l. ("East Media"), an Italian company specializing in digital marketing in China, South Korea and Russia.
buyer parent: Triboo S.p.A.
buyer: Triboo Digitale (BIT:TB:$37.36)
Triboo Digitale provides fully outsourced tailor-made end-to-end e-commerce solutions for retail brands. They maximize online and mobile sales implementing and managing their customers e-commerce activities. "
target: East Media s.r.l.
East Media is an Italian company specializing in digital marketing in China, South Korea, and Russia. The services provided by East Media are based on an expertise in interpreting the local scenario, designing targeted marketing and communication strategies and managing reference platforms.
price ($mm)
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announced 8/23/2017 via PR Newswire

Providence Equity Partners Inc., will acquire DoubleVerify, Inc

synopsis: DoubleVerify (DV), a leading independent provider of digital media measurement software and analytics, announced it has reached an agreement for a majority investment by Providence Equity Partners, a leading global private equity firm. DV provides media transparency to deliver a high level of impression quality for maximum advertising performance.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence Equity Partners is a premier global private equity and credit investment firm. Providence pioneered a sector focused approach to private equity investing with the vision that a dedicated team of industry experts could build exceptional companies of enduring value. "
target: DoubleVerify, Inc (NYSE:DV:$283.79)
DoubleVerify is an independent provider of marketing measurement software, data and analytics that authenticates the quality of digital media for the world's largest media platforms. They provide media transparency to deliver a high level of impression quality for maximum advertising performance.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/1/2017 via Market Wire

CrownPeak, acquired Evidon

synopsis: Crownpeak, the leader in Digital Experience (DXM) and Digital Quality Management (DQM), announced today the acquisition of Evidon, the leader in digital governance, risk and compliance. Evidon provides enterprise companies with patented, SaaS-based solutions for consent, monitoring, and compliance covering the digital ecosystem.
buyer: CrownPeak
Crownpeak provides the leading, enterprise-grade, cloud-first Digital Experience Management (DXM) platform, empowering marketers to easily create, deploy and optimize customer experiences at scale. "
target: Evidon
Evidon is a global technology company focused on simplifying the complex world of Digital Governance. As companies add more technology to maximize the return on their digital investment, building consumer trust has become ever more important.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/21/2017 via Company Press Release

Ignite Technologies, Inc., acquired Placeable, LLC

synopsis: Ignite Technologies, a member of the ESW Capital group of companies, has acquired Placeable®, LLC, a Denver, Colorado-based, recognized leader in digital, local marketing solutions.
buyer parent: ESW Capital, LLC
buyer: Ignite Technologies, Inc.
Ignite Technologies helps customers ignite the power of their workforce to ignite better business performance through the deployment of best-in-class business applications and application development platforms across a range of functional domains. "
target parent: UCG
target: Placeable, LLC
Placeable®, LLC is a Denver, Colorado-based, recognized leader in digital, local marketing solutions. Placeable’s local marketing solutions includes Workbench, a cloud-based solution that ensures customers’ critical location data is a source of truth and accuracy.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/17/2017 via PR Newswire

viihealth, Inc., acquired Hubdata

synopsis: viihealth, Inc., a next-generation Customer Engagement Company dedicated to helping global Life Science clients improve business results, has acquired Hubdata SARL, a French based provider of leading edge decision analytics SaaS solutions.
buyer: viihealth, Inc.
viihealth, Inc. is a global Customer Engagement & Digital Solutions Company dedicated to enabling pharmaceutical and life sciences companies to achieve better results with state-of-the-art mobile marketing and customer engagement tools. "
target: Hubdata
Hubdata provides data analytics tools and business intelligence expertise to enable corporate clients to utilize advanced decision analytics to optimize their digital multichannel marketing strategy and implementation.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 8/9/2016 via BusinessWire

Gannett Co., Inc., acquired ReachLocal, Inc.

synopsis: Gannett Co., Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of ReachLocal, Inc. ReachLocal, a leader in powering online marketing, helps local businesses grow and operate their business better with leading technology and expert service providing digital lead generation, advertising, marketing, web presence and other digital solutions.
buyer: Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI:$3,234.07)
Gannett Co., Inc. is a next-generation media company committed to strengthening communities across their network. Through trusted, compelling content and unmatched local-to-national reach, Gannett touches the lives of more than 100 million people monthly. "
target: ReachLocal, Inc. (RLOC:$344.43)
ReachLocal, a leader in powering online marketing, helps local businesses grow and operate their business better with leading technology and expert service providing digital lead generation, advertising, marketing, web presence and other digital solutions.
price ($mm)[EV]
$139 [$157]
rev ($mm)
$362
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA

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