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closed 3/16/2017 via PR Newswire

Global Experience Specialists, Inc., acquired Poken

synopsis: GES, a global full-service provider for live events, announced the purchase of Poken, a cloud-based event management platform. Poken brings together digital and physical event spaces to drive engagement and gain better insight through real data. The Poken 360° platform offers a seamless ecosystem of technology tools that enhance event engagement.
buyer parent: Viad Corp
buyer: Global Experience Specialists, Inc.
Global Experience Specialists (GES) is a full-service provider for live events, producing corporate events, exhibitions, conferences, congresses, exhibits & entertainment experiences. GES provides a wide-range of services, including official show services, AV, creative & design, marketing & more. "
target: Poken
Poken is a cloud-based event management platform that creates richer engagement. Poken enables organizers and exhibitors to create interactive and exciting events, while providing a one-stop system for managing each stage in the planning and delivery process.
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closed 6/24/2022 via Company Press Release

Activity Stream Ltd., acquired Yesplan

synopsis: Activity Stream has acquired Yesplan - which brings together event which brings together event planning and operations, staff logistics, and event financials integrated into the leading ticketing and admission systems. Yesplan provides cloud-based software that allows the cultural industry to work smarter and faster.
buyer: Activity Stream Ltd.
Throughout an event's lifecycle, Activity Stream offers a range of solutions that can help event marketing succeed. Activity Stream allows users to see the latest sales trends, gain insights and actionable intelligence, and deliver amazing campaigns. "
target: Yesplan
Yesplan provides cloud-based software that allows the cultural industry to work smarter and faster. Yesplan centralises all event and venue planning activities into one system.
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closed 1/6/2022 via BusinessWire

Aventri, Inc. merged with MeetingPlay,

synopsis: Aventri, the global leader in data-driven, end-to-end event management solutions for virtual, hybrid, and in-person events, has merged with MeetingPlay, an award-winning technology pioneer, centered around creating innovative solutions for premier in-person, virtual, and hybrid events.
buyer: MeetingPlay
MeetingPlay is a technology company focused on creating groundbreaking solutions for in-person, virtual, and hybrid events. With every meeting and event, MeetingPlay creates transformative experiences that enables their customers, attendees, and sponsors to make valuable, face-to-face connections. "
target parent: HGGC, LLC
target: Aventri, Inc.
Aventri is the global leader in data-driven, end-to-end event and meeting management solutions for virtual, hybrid, and in-person events. Its SaaS platform, virtual technology, and best-in-class service offerings enable event professionals to plan, promote, deliver, and optimize their events.
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announced 11/3/2021 via PR Newswire

Cendyn Corp. will be merged with Pegasus Solutions Inc.,

synopsis: Cendyn, the leading provider of cloud-based software and eCommerce services for the hospitality industry, has entered into a merger agreement with Pegasus, a leading provider of revenue and distribution solutions for the hospitality industry.
buyer: Pegasus Solutions Inc.
Pegasus is a leading global technology provider empowering independent hotels, hotel groups and large chains to grow their reservations businesses in a digital world. The company provides a comprehensive offering of cloud-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions and services. "
target: Cendyn Corp.
Cendyn is a cloud-based software and services provider that develops integrated technology platforms for driving sales and marketing performance in the travel and hospitality industry. The Cendyn Hospitality Cloud offers software and services for hotel marketing, guest engagement, and group sales.
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closed 10/26/2021 via PR Newswire

Bizzabo, acquired TeeVid

synopsis: Bizzabo, the Event Experience Operating System, has acquired TeeVid, a virtual events platform based in Israel. TeeVid is an end to end events solution for creating, producing, and broadcasting virtual, in-person and hybrid events. Their platform enables users to produce events like a pro and provides them with complete control over the event.
buyer: Bizzabo
Bizzabo is the world's leading event success platform. Their all-in-one event software enables in-person, virtual, and hybrid events to deliver unique attendee experiences through intelligent and intent-based personalized engagement. "
target: TeeVid
TeeVid is an interactive virtual events platform based in Israel. TeeVid is an end to end events solution for creating, producing, and broadcasting virtual, in-person and hybrid events. Their platform enables users to produce events like a pro and provides them with complete control over the event.
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closed 7/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Bevy, acquired Eventtus

synopsis: US-based events company Bevy has acquired the Egypt and Duba-based event management software company Eventtus. Founded in 2012 by Mai Medhat and Nihal Fares, Eventtus is an event management software company. Its platform enables its customers to organise virtual, in-person and hybrid events.
buyer: Bevy
Founded in 2017, Bevy was purpose built to help companies build, grow and scale their global communities. Bevy is about bringing people together. The Bevy platform was purpose-built to help local communities of passionate advocates make a positive impact on the world. "
target: Eventtus
Eventtus provides a one stop shop for event organizers to manage their events, in few minutes they can add their event's information, create a web page for the event, sell the tickets and build a beautiful mobile app for the event with agenda, speakers bios, live announcements,
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announced 5/12/2021 via PR Newswire

Cisco WebEx LLC, will acquire Socio

synopsis: Cisco announced the intent to acquire privately-held, U.S.-based Socio Labs, a modern event technology platform that provides event organizers with everything they need to successfully host in-person, virtual or hybrid events of any size and format. Socio is an end-to-end event management platform for live streaming.
buyer parent: Cisco Systems, Inc.
buyer: Cisco WebEx LLC
Cisco Webex is a leading provider of cloud-based collaboration solutions which includes video meetings, calling, messaging, events, customer experience solutions like contact center and purpose-built collaboration devices. "
target: Socio
U.S.-based Socio Labs is a modern event technology platform that provides event organizers with everything they need to successfully host in-person, virtual or hybrid events of any size and format. Socio is an end-to-end event management platform for live streaming, attendee engagement.
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closed 2/10/2021 via PR Web

Togetherwork, acquired Fonteva

synopsis: Togetherwork, the leader in integrated software and payments for managing communities, groups, and organizations, has acquired Fonteva, the leading association and events management platform built on Salesforce. Fonteva provides organizations with a full suite of Membership, Events, eCommerce, and online Community applications built on Salesforce.
buyer parent: GI Partners
buyer: Togetherwork
Togetherwork is a leader in software and payments for member-based organizations, helping them grow, become more efficient, increase revenues and provide excellent service to their members and constituents. They operate across the non-profit, higher education, and recreation and leisure end markets."
target: Fonteva
Fonteva, a Salesforce Partner since 2010, is the leading provider of membership, events, and eCommerce solutions built on the Salesforce platform. Fonteva delivers highly configurable solutions that grow and strengthen the relationships that organizations are built on.
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closed 11/23/2020 via GlobeNewswire

NexTech AR Solutions Corp., acquired Map Dynamics

synopsis: NexTech AR Solutions, a leading provider of virtual and augmented reality (AR) experience technologies and services for virtual and hybrid eCommerce, education, conferences and events, announced that it has acquired Map Dynamics, a company that offers a consolidated set of self-service event management tools.
buyer: NexTech AR Solutions Corp. (CNSX:NTAR:$18.93)
Toronto-based NexTech AR Solutions is a rapidly growing leader in the augmented reality (AR) industry. The company's ARitize platform is the first cross-solution, browser-based, web-enabled AR eCommerce option, enabling small and large eCommerce sites to integrate AR into the shopping experience. "
target: Map Dynamics
Based in Athens, Georgia, Map Dynamics offers a consolidated set of self-service event management tools through its Event Home Base technology, coupled with dedicated support teams to create flexible, virtual, in-person or hybrid events.
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$0.78
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closed 11/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

Community Brands, acquired Pathable

synopsis: Community Brands, the leading provider of cloud-based software to associations, nonprofits, and K-12 schools, has acquired Pathable, a provider of web and mobile event apps for conferences, events, associations and tradeshows. Pathable helps clients to connect their attendees, speakers, sponsors and exhibitors before, during, and after the event.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Community Brands
Community Brands is the leading provider of cloud-based software to associations, nonprofits, and K-12 schools. Organizations adopt Community Brands software to manage their event data. Using these solutions, customers of all sizes create meaningful and lasting experiences for their members. "
target: Pathable
Pathable is the leading provider of web and mobile event apps for conferences, events, associations and tradeshows. Pathable helps clients to connect their attendees, speakers, sponsors and exhibitors before, during, and after the event to help drive and measure engagement every step of the way.
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closed 1/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Miles Per Hour Pty Ltd, acquired Event Workforce Group Pty Ltd

synopsis: Miles Per Hour and Event Workforce have merged to form the company Spark Event Group aimed at supplying an end-to-end solution for event management, logistics and workforce. Event Workforce Group (EWG) is an Australian born, globally-focussed staffing and technology solutions business for the event, sport and entertainment industry.
buyer: Miles Per Hour Pty Ltd
Miles Per Hour is an established go-to event operator providing event strategy, budgets, project planning, stakeholder management, procurement, documentation, site/venue management, delivery and reviews. "
target: Event Workforce Group Pty Ltd
Event Workforce Group (EWG) is an Australian born, globally-focussed staffing and technology solutions business for the event, sport and entertainment industry. EWG is now an integral conduit for the industry, connecting high quality emerging talent with employers nationwide.
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closed 4/5/2019 via PR Newswire

Community Brands, acquired Attendee Interactive

synopsis: Community Brands, the leading provider of cloud-based software and payment solutions for associations, nonprofits, schools and faith-based organizations, announced that it has acquired Attendee Interactive, a Maryland-based company specializing in conference planning and event management.
buyer: Community Brands
Community Brands is the leading provider of cloud-based software to associations, nonprofits, and K-12 schools. Organizations adopt Community Brands software to manage their event data. Using these solutions, customers of all sizes create meaningful and lasting experiences for their members. "
target: Attendee Interactive
Attendee Interactive (Ai) is a provider of conference planning and event management solutions. Ai offers a content and accreditation platform that provides an unmatched suite of features for conference planning. Ai allows conference planners and CME departments to streamline all of their needs.
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closed 3/20/2019 via PR Web

SquadUP, acquired Event Nation

synopsis: SquadUP, a mobile-first ticketing, event management and audience engagement platform, has acquired Event Nation, a ticketing and event registration platform that empowers event creators across the United States. Event Nation allows users to discover, share, and attend the best events in their area or create their own and manage ticket sales.
buyer: SquadUP
SquadUP is a mobile-first ticketing, event management and audience engagement platform. SquadUP enables hosts to create event pages, send invitations, track RSVPs, sell tickets and collect donations. Their customers include Tribeca Enterprises, American City Business Journals, Riot Games, and more. "
target: Event Nation
Event Nation is a ticketing and event registration platform that empowers event creators across the United States. Event Nation allows users to discover, share, and attend the best events in their area or create their own and manage ticket sales, all in one place.
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closed 11/21/2018 via PR Web

Patron Technology, acquired FISH Technologies

synopsis: Patron Technology, an industry-leading live event technology company, announced it has acquired FISH Technologies, a leading provider in experiential marketing for sports and brands. With FISH, pioneering event organizers can register fans, enhance fan experiences, and provide frictionless sponsor engagement.
buyer: Patron Technology
Patron Technology enables live event organizers to create better, more customized experiences for their ticket buyers and deeper, more profitable relationships with their sponsors through an integrated, industry-leading event technology solution. "
target: FISH Technologies
FISH Technologies is a leading provider in experiential marketing for sports and brands. With FISH, pioneering event organizers can register fans, enhance fan experiences, and provide frictionless sponsor engagement.
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closed 8/8/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Eventbrite, acquired Picatic

synopsis: Eventbrite, a global ticketing and event technology platform that powers millions of events, has acquired Picatic, a Vancouver-based ticketing and event registration platform that empowers event creators in Canada and around the world.
buyer: Eventbrite (EB:$162.01)
Eventbrite is a global ticketing and event technology platform. Eventbrite’s unique and powerful platform enables creators of all shapes and sizes with tools and resources to seamlessly plan, promote, and produce live events around the world. "
target: Picatic
Picatic is a Vancouver-based ticketing and event registration platform that empowers event creators in Canada and around the world. Organizers can use the software to design, setup, manage, and promote their events.
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closed 2/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Sergey Solonin, acquired TimePad LLC

synopsis: Co-founder of Qiwi, Sergey Solonin, bought 100% of ticket sales and event management, Timepad. TimePad is a web-based service for event organizers. TimePad provides event management, on-line registrations and ticketing, event promotion, check-in and more.
buyer: Sergey Solonin
Sergey Solonin is the founder and CEO of Qiwi. Qiwi is a leading provider of next generation payment services in Russia and the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States). "
target: TimePad LLC
TimePad, based in Russia, is a web-based service for event organizers. TimePad provides event management, on-line registrations and ticketing, event promotion, check-in and more.
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closed 5/9/2017 via BusinessWire

HGGC, LLC, acquired Etouches

synopsis: etouches, a leading global provider of cloud event management software and sourcing solutions, announced that it has been acquired by HGGC, a leading middle market private equity firm. etouches’ end-to-end platform provides event management and venue sourcing solutions to a broad set of customers worldwide in all major verticals.
buyer: HGGC, LLC
HGGC is a middle market private equity firm with a uniquely talented and seasoned team of professionals with years of collective deal and operational experience. HGGC brings the best practices from private equity and global corporations to build middle market businesses that out-perform the market. "
target: Etouches
etouches is a global end-to-end event management software solution. The success oriented and cloud-based platform delivers innovative technology solutions to streamline the event process and increase ROI.
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closed 3/16/2017 via Company Press Release

Conde Nast Publications Inc., acquired Pop2Life and Ribyt

synopsis: Condé Nast announced two acquisitions: the purchase of an industry-leading experiential marketing agency Pop2Life, along with the event hospitality and ticketing platform Ribyt.
buyer parent: Advance Publications, Inc.
buyer: Conde Nast Publications Inc.
Condé Nast is a premier media company renowned for producing the highest quality content for the world's most influential audiences. Attracting 123 million consumers across its industry-leading print, digital and video brands. "
target: Pop2Life and Ribyt
Pop2Life is an industry-leading experiential marketing agency. Ribyt is an event hospitality and ticketing platform. Ribyt, an enterprise-grade event technology platform, provides users with cloud-based tools to manage high-touch events.
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closed 8/21/2013 via BusinessWire

Core-Apps LLC., acquired GoExpo LLC

synopsis: Core-apps, LLC, the event industry’s #1 mobile app provider, announced that they have acquired GoExpo, a privately held company that specializes in event management software for the event industry.
buyer: Core-Apps LLC.
Core-apps, LLC is the leading mobile app provider in the event industry providing mobile apps and wayfinders to over 600 events per year globally. Core-apps client base ranges from five of the top ten largest tradeshows to apps for events with 100 attendees as well as apps for associations. "
target: GoExpo LLC
GoExpo has been the event management technology provider to one of the largest Event Management companies along with a few associations for over four years. The key to GoExpo’s software platform is its flexibility and comprehensive offering.
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closed 1/5/2012 via BNC Analysis

The Active Network, Inc., acquired StarCite, Inc.

synopsis: Meetings technology company StarCite has been acquired by Active Network, a San Diego-based provider of cloud-based event management applications. StarCite, which specializes in strategic meetings management solutions for corporate clients, will become part of Active Network's new "Business Solutions" division.
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
The Active Network, Inc. is the leading provider of organization-based cloud computing applications, serving the business events, community activities, outdoors and sports markets. Its technology platform, ActiveWorks®, transforms the way organizers manage their activities and events. "
target: StarCite, Inc.
StarCite, Inc. is a provider of On Demand Global Meeting Solutions(TM). StarCite optimizes global investments in corporate meetings and events delivering visibility, savings and control.
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closed 3/16/2017 via PR Newswire

Global Experience Specialists, Inc., acquired Poken

synopsis: GES, a global full-service provider for live events, announced the purchase of Poken, a cloud-based event management platform. Poken brings together digital and physical event spaces to drive engagement and gain better insight through real data. The Poken 360° platform offers a seamless ecosystem of technology tools that enhance event engagement.
buyer parent: Viad Corp
buyer: Global Experience Specialists, Inc.
Global Experience Specialists (GES) is a full-service provider for live events, producing corporate events, exhibitions, conferences, congresses, exhibits & entertainment experiences. GES provides a wide-range of services, including official show services, AV, creative & design, marketing & more. "
target: Poken
Poken is a cloud-based event management platform that creates richer engagement. Poken enables organizers and exhibitors to create interactive and exciting events, while providing a one-stop system for managing each stage in the planning and delivery process.
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closed 3/16/2017 via PR Newswire

Global Experience Specialists, Inc., acquired Poken

synopsis: GES, a global full-service provider for live events, announced the purchase of Poken, a cloud-based event management platform. Poken brings together digital and physical event spaces to drive engagement and gain better insight through real data. The Poken 360° platform offers a seamless ecosystem of technology tools that enhance event engagement.
buyer parent: Viad Corp
buyer: Global Experience Specialists, Inc.
Global Experience Specialists (GES) is a full-service provider for live events, producing corporate events, exhibitions, conferences, congresses, exhibits & entertainment experiences. GES provides a wide-range of services, including official show services, AV, creative & design, marketing & more. "
target: Poken
Poken is a cloud-based event management platform that creates richer engagement. Poken enables organizers and exhibitors to create interactive and exciting events, while providing a one-stop system for managing each stage in the planning and delivery process.
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closed 10/8/2014 via PR Newswire

Global Experience Specialists, Inc., acquired onPeak

synopsis: Global Experience Specialists (GES), a full-service provider of live events, announced the acquisition of onPeak, a leading provider of event housing services. The company provides event organizers and their customers with full-service housing and travel solutions, using award-winning technology.
buyer parent: Viad Corp
buyer: Global Experience Specialists, Inc.
GES is a global event marketing company with a long history of connecting people through live events. Clients depend on their 3,000 passionate employees throughout the world for unparalleled service and consistent execution of breakthrough experiences that excite and engage. "
target parent: Lakeview Equity Partners, LLC
target: onPeak
onPeak is the leading hotel booking solution for the events industry. Their award-winning Compass Reservation System® is onPeak’s forward-thinking proprietary software used to manage the hotel booking process for events of every scope.
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closed 10/8/2014 via PR Newswire

Global Experience Specialists, Inc., acquired Travel Planners, Inc.

synopsis: Global Experience Specialists (GES), a full-service provider of live events, announced the acquisition of Travel Planners, a leading provider of event housing services headquartered in New York City.
buyer parent: Viad Corp
buyer: Global Experience Specialists, Inc.
GES is a global event marketing company with a long history of connecting people through live events. Clients depend on their 3,000 passionate employees throughout the world for unparalleled service and consistent execution of breakthrough experiences that excite and engage. "
target: Travel Planners, Inc.
Travel Planners specializes in housing management for professional associations, trade shows & conventions with blocks of 1,000 to 50,000 rooms. Travel Planners handles 100+ meetings & events each year for over 60 clients.
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closed 7/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Eurofiere, acquired Xilos Temporary Architecture

synopsis: Eurofiere, an Italian design general contractor, responsible for the overall management of the design and implementation of spaces and environments of high communicative value, has acquired Xilos, an Italian company that builds brand experience through temporary architectures for trade fairs, showrooms, exhibitions and retail.
buyer parent: EOS Investment Management Group
buyer: Eurofiere
Eurofiere S.p.a. is an Italian design general contractor, responsible for the overall management of the design and implementation of spaces and environments of high communicative value: stands and events, museums, exhibitions and corporate offices, showrooms and concept stores. "
target: Xilos Temporary Architecture
Xilos Temporary Architecture, headquartered in Bologna, boasts 90 years of experience in building brand experience through temporary architectures for trade fairs, showrooms, exhibitions and retail. Their added value is generated by the combination of physical space and virtual environment.
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closed 9/6/2017 via Company Press Release

DRP UK Limited, acquired Penguins Events

synopsis: DRP UK Limited, an integrated creative communications agency, has acquired Penguins Events, an expert agency in live events and incentive travel solutions. Penguins has been providing event management, production and digital services to various clients for over 30 years. Their clients include Honda, GSK, British Airways, Unilever, and more.
buyer: DRP UK Limited
DRP UK Limited operates as a communication agency. They are one of the longest established, trusted and uniquely integrated communication and production specialists, famous for making anything possible as they connect people, build brands and help grow organisations worldwide. "
target: Penguins Events
Penguins is an expert agency in live events and incentive travel solutions, providing management, production and digital servicing to clients such as Honda, GSK, British Airways, and Unilever. Penguins aims to be there for their clients from start to finish, and beyond.
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closed 4/7/2014 via Company Press Release

SFX Entertainment, Inc., acquired The Meta Agency

synopsis: SFX Entertainment, Inc., the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content, announced the acquisition of The Meta Agency. The Meta Agency manages visual, experiential and interactive artists who design for events, brand activations and permanent installations.
buyer: SFX Entertainment, Inc. (SFXE:$402.42)
SFX Entertainment, Inc. is the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture (EMC) and other world-class festivals. "
target: The Meta Agency
The Meta Agency manages visual, experiential and interactive artists who design for events, brand activations and permanent installations. Founded in 2010, it has 16 leading interactive design, technology, visual arts, motion graphics and video companies in its portfolio.
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closed 3/28/2013 via BusinessWire

The Freeman Companies, acquired SO Group

synopsis: The Freeman Company (UK), Ltd., and SO Group announced that Freeman, the premier provider of integrated marketing solutions for live engagements, has acquired the business and assets of SO Group, one of the leading event services firms based in the United Kingdom.
buyer: The Freeman Companies
Since 1927, Freeman has been the premier provider of integrated experiential marketing solutions for live engagements including expositions, conventions, corporate events and exhibits. Freeman produces more than 4,300 expositions annually. "
target: SO Group
SO Group is one of the most influential exhibition and events companies in the UK. It is a delivery partner to 88% of top UK organizers and preferred supplier to a third of the biggest venues in the country.
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closed 2/18/2015 via BNC Analysis

ExhibitCraft, Inc. merged with Apple Rock,

synopsis: Greensboro-based Apple Rock, an event-marketing and display company, has merged with ExhibitCraft, Inc. Based in Wayne, N.J, ExhibitCraft, Inc. is a full-service trade show exhibit house that offers custom, modular and portable trade show exhibits, custom corporate interiors, turnkey show services, social media and event marketing
buyer: Apple Rock
Apple Rock is an event-marketing and display company. They create custom displays and designs for trade shows, outdoor events, conferences, showrooms and more. They also offer Trade Show Management, Event Planning and Event Marketing services. "
target: ExhibitCraft, Inc.
ExhibitCraft, Inc. is a full-service trade show exhibit house in Wayne, New Jersey offering custom, modular and portable trade show exhibits, custom corporate interiors, turnkey show services, social media and event marketing, and a wide variety of promotional products and giveaways.
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announced 1/21/2015 via BNC Analysis

8I Holdings Limited, will acquire Hemus Pacific Pte Ltd.

synopsis: 8I Holdings advises that it has entered into a Sale and Purchase Agreement to acquire 51% of Hemus Pacific Private Limited, a successful property and events management business. Their service specialization profile encompasses Venue sourcing and management, Logistic supports and Events Marketing and Management.
buyer: 8I Holdings Limited (ASX:8IH:$24.01)
8I Holdings is the holding company of the 8I Group that is based in Singapore and operates an investment business in listed securities, real property developments, and a financial education and training seminar business. "
target: Hemus Pacific Pte Ltd.
Hemus Pacific is an event services company that offers a comprehensive array of resources and solutions to events. Their service specialization profile encompasses Venue sourcing and management, Logistic supports and Events Marketing and Management.
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closed 9/12/2011 via BNC Analysis

The Alphaform Group, acquired Davis Experiential Group

synopsis: The Alphaform Group (“TAG”) has acquired Davis Experiential Group. Davis Experiential specializes in custom event design and 3D event productions. The Company creates award winning event displays and a variety of marketing solutions including trade show displays, point of purchase displays, and interior and exterior productions.
buyer parent: Succession Capital Corporation
buyer: The Alphaform Group
The Alphaform Group, an exhibit, events, and environments company, engages in designing and fabricating 3-dimensional experiential marketing solutions for businesses in Canada and internationally. "
target: Davis Experiential Group
Davis Experiential specializes in custom event design and 3D event productions. The Company creates award winning event displays and a variety of marketing solutions including trade show displays, point of purchase displays, and interior and exterior productions.
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closed 3/9/2017 via BNC Analysis

StradaMarketing S.A., acquired Facett & Création - SAS

synopsis: Marketing group Marketeo, the holding company of the operational marketing agency Strada Marketing, and based in Lyon, bought the service of hostess service Facett & Création. Facett & Création, based in France, is an agency for the provision of personnel, specializing in events, based in Paris and Bordeaux.
buyer: StradaMarketing S.A.
Strada Marketing is an agency specializing in the design and implementation of operations in operational marketing. It is involved in: Creation of traffic, point of sale marketing, animation/theatricalization, street marketing (sampling, flyers), road show/event tours, and buzz marketing. "
target: Facett & Création - SAS
Facett & Création, based in France, is an agency for the provision of personnel, specializing in events, based in Paris and Bordeaux.
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closed 6/8/2022 via BNC Analysis

Capgemini, acquired Rufus Leonard Limited

synopsis: Consultancy group Capgemini has acquired London design agency Rufus Leonard. With 70 staff and a London office, Rufus Leonard provides design and experiential marketing services to clients such as insurers Axa and the AA, the World Wildlife Fund, and Anglia Ruskin University.
buyer: Capgemini (ENXTPA:CAP:$19,499.62)
Capgemini is a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ business needs in the evolving world of cloud, data, and digital platforms. "
target: Rufus Leonard Limited
With 70 staff and a London office, Rufus Leonard provides design and experiential marketing services to clients such as insurers Axa and the AA, the World Wildlife Fund, and Anglia Ruskin University.
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closed 5/25/2022 via PR Newswire

AMP Agency, acquired Genome

synopsis: AMP Agency, a full-service digital marketing agency, has acquired Genome, an award-winning digital innovation, transformation and product development company. The addition of Genome will further AMP Agency's strategy to advance technology-enabled innovation and grow internationally.
buyer parent: Advantage Solutions
buyer: AMP Agency
With more than 200 employees and teams in New York, Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and Austin, AMP Agency is architected to affect change at all touchpoints between a brand and its customers. The agency uses proprietary data, behavioral analysis and predictive analytics. "
target: Genome
Genome builds innovative solutions to drive business value for brands. Genome's expertise runs the gamut from landing pages and e-commerce sites to mobile applications, and data-driven experiences, to live event and experiential activations and augmented reality and virtual reality.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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closed 5/12/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Advantage Solutions, acquired BRANDSHARE

synopsis: Advantage Solutions has acquired Brandshare, a leading provider of omnichannel brand experiences through product sampling and digital engagement, from private equity investors Aperion Management, Leeds Novamark Capital and Ocean Avenue Capital Partners.
buyer: Advantage Solutions (:$3,602.30)
Advantage Solutions is a leading business solutions provider committed to driving growth through winning insights and execution. Advantage’s customizable and technology-enabled sales and marketing solutions are designed to drive consumer demand, increase sales, and achieve operating efficiencies. "
target parent: LNC Partners
target: BRANDSHARE
Brandshare creates omnichannel brand experiences to accelerate purchase conversion. Through curated subscription boxes, loyalty programs and e-commerce sampling with digital connectivity, they engage millions of consumers monthly.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/11/2022 via Company Press Release

Livingbridge, acquired Imagesound plc

synopsis: ECI Partners announces that it has completed the sale of Imagesound to Livingbridge. Imagesound is a tech-enabled digital media service company with over 65,000 music zones. It operates two brands across a global footprint, operating in 160 countries.
buyer: Livingbridge
Based in London, Livingbridge is a mid-market private equity firm with offices in the UK, the US and Australia, investing in fast growing companies valued up to £300m. The team has backed growing companies for more than 20 years and achieved success with over 160 investments. "
target parent: ECI Partners
target: Imagesound plc
Imagesound is a tech-enabled digital media service company with over 65,000 music zones. It operates two brands across a global footprint, operating in 160 countries. Imagesound provides in-store audio and visual solutions to a large number of blue-chip retail and leisure customers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/13/2022 via BNC Analysis

Votigo, Inc., acquired Promotion Activators

synopsis: Votigo, Inc., a social media marketing & promotions company, has acquired Promotion Activators Management, LLC, a sweepstakes management company. Promotion Activators administers sweepstakes, games and contests for companies of all sizes. They provide services for promotion concept evaluation, official rules development, legal services, and more.
buyer parent: Plank Ventures
buyer: Votigo, Inc.
Votigo is a leading social media marketing & promotions company with a SaaS platform and full-service solutions. Votigo's technology platform allows brands, agencies, and enterprises to acquire, engage, and manage their customers. "
target: Promotion Activators
Promotion Activators is a sweepstakes management company. Promotion Activators administers sweepstakes, games and contests for companies of all sizes. They provide services for promotion concept evaluation, official rules development, legal services, state registrations, and more.
price ($mm)
$1.65
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/1/2022 via BNC Analysis

Be Group, acquired Synapsy S.r.l.

synopsis: Be, a management consultancy in Italy, has acquired a 51% stake in Synapsy S.r.L., an integrated events and communication agency in Italy. Synapsy organizes events that enables brands and people to interact with each other and create spectacular stories. They provide services for event production, brand design, social media, and more.
buyer: Be Group (BIT:BET:$247.17)
Be Group, listed on the STAR segment of Borsa Italiana, is a management consultancy and transformational digital engagement solutions firm in Italy. The Company provides Business Consulting, Information Technology and Digital Engagement services. "
target: Synapsy S.r.l.
Synapsy is an integrated events and communication agency in Italy. Synapsy organizes events that enables brands and people to interact with each other and create spectacular stories. They provide services for event production, brand design, social media, creative strategy, and more.
price ($mm)
$0.91*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 3/9/2022 via BNC Analysis

Tait, will acquire Thinkwell Group, Inc.

synopsis: TAIT, the global group of creative engineers, fabricators, producers, and technologists for live entertainment environments, will acquire Thinkwell Group, a global strategy, experience design, and production agency specializing in the master planning, design, and production of world-class guest experiences for theme parks, museums and brands.
buyer: Tait
TAIT creates moments that move people. For over 40 years, they've been creating ground-breaking live entertainment experiences by finding and nurturing the best talent and technology in the industry. Their diverse roster of clients include Taylor Swift, Cirque du Soleil, Nike, and NASA. "
target: Thinkwell Group, Inc.
Thinkwell Group is a global experience design and production agency with studios and offices in Los Angeles, Montréal, and Abu Dhabi. For 20 years, the multi-disciplinary team has created compelling experiences for a wide range of clients and brands around the world.
price ($mm)
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announced 2/15/2022 via Company Press Release

Casta Diva Group, will acquire Genius Progetti

synopsis: Casta Diva Group, a multinational active in the communication sector, will acquire a 90% stake in Genius Progetti S.p.a., an international event agency based in Italy. Genius Progetti brings brands & clients together through incredible experiences. Their core competencies include corporate events, exhibition stands, and production concepts.
buyer: Casta Diva Group (BIT:CDG:$17.90)
Casta Diva Group is a multinational active in the communication sector, producing branded content, viral videos, digital content, films and corporate events. The Group is the world’s most extensive network of advertising film and event production. "
target: Genius Progetti
Genius Progetti is an international event agency based in Italy. Genius Progetti brings brands & clients together through incredible experiences. Their core competencies include corporate events, exhibition stands, and production concepts.
price ($mm)
$5.93*
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
1.9x
closed 1/6/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Stingray Digital Media Group, acquired InStore Audio Network

synopsis: Stingray Group Inc., a leading music, media, and technology company, announced that it has acquired InStore Audio Network, the largest in-store audio advertising network in the United States, reaching 100 million shoppers each week in over 16,000 grocery retailers and pharmacies across the US.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$211.31)
Montreal-based Stingray is a leading music, media, and technology company with over 1,000 employees worldwide. Stingray is a premium provider of curated direct-to-consumer and B2B services, including audio television channels, more than 100 radio stations, 4K UHD television channels, and more. "
target: InStore Audio Network
InStore Audio Network is the largest in-store audio advertising provider in the United States and delivers commercial audio messages to shoppers in over 16,000 grocery, drug, and convenience stores.
price ($mm)
$46
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.2x
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/2/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

The Glimpse Group, will acquire Sector 5 Digital

synopsis: The Glimpse Group, Inc., a diversified Virtual Reality ("VR") and Augmented Reality ("AR") platform company providing enterprise-focused VR and AR software and services solutions, will acquire Sector 5 Digital ("S5D"), a leading immersive technology company. S5D combines brilliant storytelling with emerging technologies.
buyer: The Glimpse Group (VRAR:$3.42)
The Glimpse Group is a diversified Virtual and Augmented Reality platform company, comprised of multiple VR and AR software & services companies, and designed with the specific purpose of cultivating companies in the emerging VR/AR industry. "
target: Sector 5 Digital
Sector 5 Digital (S5D) is an award-winning, enterprise focused, immersive technology company that combines brilliant storytelling with emerging technologies for industry leading organizations. It helps companies transform their brands by creating innovative digital content.
price ($mm)
$8.00
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
9.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/4/2021 via BNC Analysis

Half Dome, acquired Consumedia

synopsis: Half Dome, an independent digital agency in Australia, has acquired Consumedia, a leading media and sales agency in Australia. Consumedia delivers key advertising, media, marketing and activation solutions to help businesses improve their bottom line. They offer services for media planning & buying, brand activation, and brand strategy.
buyer: Half Dome
Half Dome is an independent digital agency in Australia. Half Dome combines marketing and technology to deliver compellingly simple business solutions for their partners. They provide services for digital marketing strategies, paid media, SEO, social media, and more. "
target: Consumedia
Consumedia is a leading media and sales agency in Australia. Consumedia delivers key advertising, media, marketing and activation solutions to help businesses improve their bottom line. They offer services for media planning & buying, brand activation & integration, and brand strategy.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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