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closed 4/24/2017 via PR Newswire

Inovva, acquired Oyster Group

synopsis: Inovva is proud to announce that it has acquired the Oyster Group, a Halifax, Canada based company offering circulation management and fulfillment services to regional and specialty magazines in Canada and the United States.
buyer parent: Equisoft
buyer: Inovva
Inovva provides state-of-the-art digital tools designed to drive growth in the media and publishing industries. The company delivers forward-thinking solutions and expertise that cover all aspects of audience engagement, subscription fulfilment, sales management, rights and royalties management. "
target: Oyster Group
Oyster Group is a Canada based company offering circulation management and fulfillment services to regional and specialty magazines in Canada and the US. They are known as a dedicated, hard-working group of professionals who have been helping publishers build their paid subscriptions for 25 years.
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closed 4/3/2018 via BusinessWire

LSC Communications, acquired TriLiteral LLC

synopsis: LSC Communications, a global leader in print and digital media solutions, has acquired TriLiteral LLC, a full-service logistics provider specializing in the distribution of books for University Presses and Academic Publishers.
buyer: LSC Communications (LKSD:$3,886.00)
LSC Communications is a global leader in print and digital media solutions. The company’s traditional and digital print-related services and office products serve the needs of publishers, merchandisers and retailers. "
target: TriLiteral LLC
TriLiteral LLC is a full-service logistics provider specializing in the distribution of books for University Presses and Academic Publishers. They are located in Cumberland, RI.
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closed 8/15/2018 via BNC Analysis

ABC Global Services, acquired Global Meetings and Incentives

synopsis: ABC Global Services is expanding into the meeting and event planning sector with the acquisition of Global Meetings and Incentives (GMI), a full-service provider of meeting logistics, content management, sourcing, convention management and incentives for corporate clients and associations throughout North America and overseas.
buyer: ABC Global Services
ABC Global Services is a leading supplier of services and technology for travel agencies, advisors and professionals. Founded in 1978, ABC now provides services for nearly 11,000 agency locations of all sizes in 150 countries around the world. "
target: Global Meetings and Incentives
Global Meetings and Incentives (GMI) is a full-service provider of meeting logistics, content management, sourcing, convention management and incentives for corporate clients and associations throughout North America and overseas.
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announced 6/14/2018 via Company Press Release

GL Events, will acquire ZhongZhiXing

synopsis: GL Events, a world-class provider of integrated solutions and services for events, has announced that they will be acquiring ZhongZhiXing Group, a Chinese event services provider specializing in event engineering and logistics and event organization services.
buyer: GL Events (ENXTPA:GLO:$1,166.07)
Based in France, GL Events is a world-class provider of integrated solutions and services for events operating across the three main market segments: congresses, conferences, and conventions; cultural, sports, institutional, corporate, and political events; trade shows and consumer fairs. "
target: ZhongZhiXing
Based in China, ZhongZhiXing Group is an event services provider. ZhongZhiXing has an excellent reputation and long-standing relationships with a number of exhibition organizers and owners of well-known event sites.
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$22
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closed 1/21/2014 via BNC Analysis

Lloyd Paul Events Ltd. merged with Mobile Promotions Corporate Events Limited,

synopsis: Events agency Lloyd Paul Events has merged with Northamptonshire-based Mobile Promotions. The company provides event management and logistic services. They also offer destination research, venue sourcing and booking, print buying, supplier management, and other services.
buyer: Mobile Promotions Corporate Events Limited
Mobile Promotions is an event company. From roadshows and sampling campaigns to hospitality and shopping centre promotions, they have a team of people who will help companies stand out from the crowd. "
target: Lloyd Paul Events Ltd.
Lloyd Paul Events Ltd. provides event management and logistic services. They also offer destination research, venue sourcing and booking, print buying, supplier management, and other services. The company was incorporated in 2007 and is based in Lutterworth, United Kingdom.
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closed 5/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Turpin Distribution Services, Ltd, acquired Publisher Promotion & Fulfillment

synopsis: UK-based Turpin Distribution, a global fulfillment and distribution company, has acquired Publisher Promotion & Fulfillment (PPF) from EBSCO. PPF partners with publishers worldwide to provide renewal and marketing services, journal subscription fulfillment services, finances, and more for scientific, technical, medical and business publications.
buyer: Turpin Distribution Services, Ltd
UK-based Turpin Distribution is a global fulfillment and distribution company providing services to the academic, scholarly, and professional publishing industry. Turpin has supported publishers for over 40 years, helping them grow and develop their business for both print and digital publishing. "
target parent: EBSCO Industries, Inc.
target: Publisher Promotion & Fulfillment
Publisher Promotion & Fulfillment (PPF) provides publishers with customized journal subscription fulfillment services for scientific, technical, medical, and business publications. PPF offers renewal and marketing services, journal subscription fulfillment, finances, and subscriber communication.
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closed 10/20/2011 via BNC Analysis

ADI BPO, acquired MPS Limited

synopsis: ADI BPO Services Private Limited has acquired 61.46% stake in MPS Limited. MPS Limited is a outsourcing unit of Macmillan. It is in the business of publishing business process outsourcing services.
buyer: ADI BPO
ADI BPO has a 2000 seat business class contact center in Dehradun and is experienced in customer service, lead generation, and data processes. ADI Media is a B2B magazine publisher with four niche publications - TV Veopar Journal, Communications Today, Broadcast and Cablesat, and Medical Buyer. "
target parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
target: MPS Limited (BSE:532440:$44.34)
MPS is the leader of high-quality publishing solutions that cover every stage of the author-to-reader publishing process. Their range of offerings cover everything from print and digital publishing solutions, to creation and magazine production, to fulfillment solutions for books and journals.
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$29
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$2
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closed 4/9/2014 via PR Web

MCAads.com, LLC, acquired Russell Johns Associates

synopsis: MCAads.com, LLC, an award-winning, full-service advertising agency, has acquired Russell Johns Associates, a nationally known publishing rep firm. Russell Johns is the connection between publishers and advertisers. They represent consumer, professional and newspaper publications and have been creating successes for more than 40 years.
buyer: MCAads.com, LLC
MCAads.com, LLC is a full service advertising agency that generates money-making media plans in all mediums, with a focus on newspaper print buys. They secure the best rates and integrate added value components for additional exposure. "
target: Russell Johns Associates
Russell Johns Associate is the country's leading publisher's representative for advertising in national publications and online. Russell Johns has been connecting advertisers with top media brands in the publishing industry for more than 40 years.
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announced 7/12/2013 via Company Press Release

Mediaspectrum, Inc., will acquire xentive AG

synopsis: Mediaspectrum, the world’s premier technology for addressing all aspects of multi-channel advertising and content management, announced it is purchasing a 51% stake of xentive, the Business Process Outsourcing provider of Publicitas – the fully owned subsidiary of PubliGroupe, a Swiss-based marketing and media sales services company.
buyer: Mediaspectrum, Inc.
Mediaspectrum is the world’s premier technology for addressing all aspects of multi-channel advertising and content management. Mediaspectrum currently helps some of the world’s leading media companies to increase ad revenues, manage content, streamline processes, and improve customer experience. "
target parent: PubliGroupe S.A.
target: xentive AG
xentive operates as a service provider in the area of media logistics for PubliGroupe companies and media owners, advertisers and their agencies. These groups of customers are offered services in the form of operational and technological processes for handling advertising placements and campaigns.
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closed 1/12/2011 via BNC Analysis

Lake Capital, acquired Viamedia

synopsis: Viamedia, a provider of outsourced local advertising sales services to video service operators, announced that it has partnered with and received a significant investment from Lake Capital, a private equity firm that invests exclusively in service-based companies.
buyer: Lake Capital
Lake Capital, with professionals in Chicago and London, partners with strong executives capable of managing larger, growth-oriented businesses focused on consolidation opportunities that are international in scope. "
target: Viamedia
Viamedia is the leading independent provider of DMA based Cable TV advertising sales and commercial delivery in the US. Viamedia is focused on providing television systems across the country with dependable, high quality representation of their advertising inventory.
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closed 1/10/2011 via PR Newswire

Entravision Communications Corporation, acquired Lotus Entravision Reps

synopsis: Entravision Communications Corporation has announced that it has acquired the remaining 50% interest in Lotus Entravision Reps (LER), a national sales rep firm representing more than 156 Spanish-language radio stations, from Lotus Communications Corporation.
buyer: Entravision Communications Corporation (EVC:$697.98)
Entravision Communications Corporation is a diversified Spanish-language media company utilizing a combination of television, radio and outdoor operations to reach approximately 75% of Hispanic consumers across the United States, as well as the border markets of Mexico. "
target parent: Lotus Communications Corporation
target: Lotus Entravision Reps
Lotus Entravision Reps (LER) specializes in the national representation of Spanish-language media with an emphasis on radio, online and mobile platforms. LER hosts one of the largest national advertising sales forces representing over 156 Spanish-language radio stations.
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closed 1/17/2018 via PR Newswire

Dyehard Fan Supply, acquired SEE Merchandising LLC

synopsis: Dyehard Fan Supply, an event and retail merchandise experience and e-commerce company, has acquired the assets of New York-based Sports Entertainment Events Merchandising (SEE Merchandising). The company designs, manufactures, and retails souvenir merchandise for a broad range of live event, sports, and entertainment properties.
buyer parent: Teall Investments
buyer: Dyehard Fan Supply
Dyehard Fan Supply is an event and retail merchandise experience and e-commerce company formed and managed by Teall Capital. "
target: SEE Merchandising LLC
Founded almost 30 years ago, SEE Merchandising has been unique in the marketplace in that it has catered to both sports and entertainment events.
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announced 3/14/2011 via PR Newswire

Qin Jia Yuan Media Services Company, Ltd., will acquire Clear Light Group Limited

synopsis: Qin Jia Yuan Media Services Company Limited has announced that it has entered into an agreement for the acquisition of a 55% controlling stake of Clear Light Group Limited, a leading TV advertising agency in China, through a wholly owned subsidiary.
buyer: Qin Jia Yuan Media Services Company, Ltd.
Founded in 1995, Qin Jia Yuan Media Services Company is one of the leading enterprises engaged in a diversified, foreign-owned media business in China with leading capabilities in cross-media advertising sales, television content production and marketing services. "
target: Clear Light Group Limited
Clear Light Group is a leading TV advertising agency in China, primarily engaged in the sales and brokering of advertising for provincial and local television stations in Southern China.
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closed 7/11/2013 via Market Wire

FreeButton, Inc., acquired Media Rhythm Group, Inc.

synopsis: FreeButton, Inc. a developer of interactive web and mobile marketing solutions to leading brands, announced that it has acquired Media Rhythm Group, Inc., a leading advertising sales agency to the youth and action sports demographic. Media Rhythm represents various media publishers including GrindMedia and Alli Sports.
buyer: FreeButton, Inc.
Located in Encinitas, CA, FreeButton, Inc. is the operator and developer of www.FreeButton.com, an advertising company that specializes in advertising & brand promotion through the use of a revolutionary new "Instant-Win" program where Users can attempt to win a product. "
target: Media Rhythm Group, Inc.
Media Rhythm Group Inc. launched in Dec 2009, is a sales firm representing various media properties including 14 magazines, 17+ websites and numerous events that are available for integrated sponsorships.
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$0.42
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closed 2/18/2021 via GlobeNewswire

TraqIQ, Inc., acquired Mimo Technologies Ltd.

synopsis: TraQiQ, Inc., a leading provider of technology solutions announced that it has acquired Mimo-Technologies Pvt. Ltd., an Indian corporation with a nationwide network of delivery professionals & task workers. Mimo powers enterprises to efficiently reach locations across India.
buyer: TraqIQ, Inc. (OTCPK:TRIQ:$1.06)
TraQiQ, Inc. is a global technology company with a suite of products designed to help identify customers, facilitate transactions and fulfill transactions. TraQiQ’s leading edge FinTech and AI solutions have been deployed with leading multi-national customers around the world. "
target: Mimo Technologies Ltd.
Mimo provides delivery and task worker solutions across India. MIMO works with Banking, Financial, Logistics & Distribution companies, to take their products & services to semi-urban and rural India. MIMO trains the agents in each Product or Service through an online and classroom training platform.
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closed 2/21/2012 via BusinessWire

Archway Marketing Services, acquired Synq Solutions

synopsis: Archway, a leader in marketing logistics and fulfillment services, announced that it has acquired Synq Solutions, Inc. Synq is a privately held provider of marketing fulfillment and print management services with operating facilities in the Atlanta and Las Vegas metropolitan areas.
buyer parent: Tailwind Capital Partners
buyer: Archway Marketing Services
Archway is a leading provider of marketing logistics and fulfillment services. Its solutions include fulfillment services, vendor management, digital print, print management, transportation management, consumer promotions, business intelligence and decision support. "
target parent: Nautic Partners, LLC
target: Synq Solutions
Synq Solutions, Inc. provides in-store marketing and campaign execution services for quick service and fast casual restaurants, retail industry, corporations, franchisees, and individual stores. It offers intelligent profiling, digital print production, local store marketing, and more.
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closed 4/24/2017 via PR Newswire

Inovva, acquired Oyster Group

synopsis: Inovva is proud to announce that it has acquired the Oyster Group, a Halifax, Canada based company offering circulation management and fulfillment services to regional and specialty magazines in Canada and the United States.
buyer parent: Equisoft
buyer: Inovva
Inovva provides state-of-the-art digital tools designed to drive growth in the media and publishing industries. The company delivers forward-thinking solutions and expertise that cover all aspects of audience engagement, subscription fulfilment, sales management, rights and royalties management. "
target: Oyster Group
Oyster Group is a Canada based company offering circulation management and fulfillment services to regional and specialty magazines in Canada and the US. They are known as a dedicated, hard-working group of professionals who have been helping publishers build their paid subscriptions for 25 years.
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closed 4/24/2017 via PR Newswire

Inovva, acquired Oyster Group

synopsis: Inovva is proud to announce that it has acquired the Oyster Group, a Halifax, Canada based company offering circulation management and fulfillment services to regional and specialty magazines in Canada and the United States.
buyer parent: Equisoft
buyer: Inovva
Inovva provides state-of-the-art digital tools designed to drive growth in the media and publishing industries. The company delivers forward-thinking solutions and expertise that cover all aspects of audience engagement, subscription fulfilment, sales management, rights and royalties management. "
target: Oyster Group
Oyster Group is a Canada based company offering circulation management and fulfillment services to regional and specialty magazines in Canada and the US. They are known as a dedicated, hard-working group of professionals who have been helping publishers build their paid subscriptions for 25 years.
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closed 2/1/2018 via Company Press Release

NewsCycle Solutions, acquired The Media Services Group

synopsis: Newscycle Solutions, a leading provider of software technologies for the media industry, announced the acquisition of Media Services Group, a major supplier of integrated digital publishing, magazine advertising, and event management software for the global magazine and book publishing industries.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: NewsCycle Solutions
NewsCycle is a leading provider of software technologies for the global media industry. NewsCycle helps their clients in their mission to create stronger, better informed communities, while protecting the integrity of news, advertising and customer information. "
target: The Media Services Group
The Media Services Group (MSG) offers an extensive product portfolio designed to meet the ever-changing needs of all publishers. MSG provides integrated publishing software, magazine advertising software, and event registration software to hundreds of customers in the book and magazine industries.
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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 5/5/2021 via BusinessWire

Ticket Evolution, acquired Ticket Vision

synopsis: Ticket Evolution, a leading technology companies servicing professional sellers of live event tickets, announced that they have acquired the Ticket Vision auto-pricing software application. Ticket Vision gives ticket sellers the control, data and consistency needed to succeed.
buyer: Ticket Evolution
Ticket Evolution is based in New York City and Scottsdale, Arizona. The company’s online B2B exchange is a hub for professional ticket resellers to buy and resell sports, concert and theater tickets. "
target: Ticket Vision
Ticket Vision is a powerful auto-pricing software application that is tailored to serve the needs of professional ticket sellers. Ticket Vision gives ticket sellers the control, data and consistency needed to succeed.
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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 3/4/2020 via PR Newswire

Gather, acquired Tripleseat

synopsis: Tripleseat, the leading web-based sales and event management technology solutions for restaurants, hotels, and unique venues, announced an acquisition by Vista Equity Partners, a leading investment firm focused on enterprise software. Through the acquisition, Gather, already owned by Vista, will be merged with Tripleseat.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Gather
Gather is a sales and event management platform bridging technology and hospitality, transforming the way events are booked, planned, managed, and executed. Its event platform and marketplace help national brands, hospitality groups, and independent venues streamline booking management. "
target: Tripleseat
Tripleseat is a sales and event management platform that helps restaurants, hotels, and unique venues streamline the planning process and increase event sales. Tripleseat was founded in 2008 by Jonathan Morse and Kevin Zink.
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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.
price ($mm)
$10
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closed 8/10/2017 via PR Newswire

TicketWeb, acquired Strobe Labs

synopsis: TicketWeb, a club-focused, self-service ticketing platform owned by Ticketmaster, announced the acquisition of Strobe Labs, a marketing platform created to give venues and promoters a simple and powerful way to learn more about their fans and engage them more effectively.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: TicketWeb
TicketWeb is the industry’s best-in-class event ticketing, marketing and management solution designed for independent venues and event promoters. With TicketWeb, reach more fans, capture more data and sell more tickets. "
target: Strobe Labs
Strobe Labs is a marketing platform created to give venues and promoters a simple and powerful way to learn more about their fans and engage them more effectively.
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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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