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closed 5/24/2017 via Company Press Release

RaceMenu, Inc., acquired TapWalk

synopsis: RaceMenu, a leading endurance event software company, announced the acquisition of Boston-based mobile app development company TapWalk. Founded in 2010 by David Owens, TapWalk allows event coordinators and venue operators to rapidly deploy and instantly update custom, white-label mobile applications.
buyer: RaceMenu, Inc.
RaceMenu offers online ticketing and registration, Raceday mobile on-site registration and payment, race timing, results and photography services. Their software and technology solutions help event organizers make their events more friendly, more fun and more profitable. "
target: TapWalk
TapWalk provides a platform to create mobile applications for large events and venues, allowing clients to easily create, customize and edit their app. TapWalk is location-aware and features an always-up-to-date version of the paper maps, calendars, news and announcements that these venues print.
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closed 10/16/2018 via BusinessWire

Aventri, Inc., acquired ITN International, Inc.

synopsis: Leading event management software company Aventri announced the acquisition of ITN International, the world leader in mobile NFC (near-field communication), BLE (bluetooth low energy) and cloud-based event solutions for corporate events, trade shows and private events.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: Aventri, Inc.
The award-winning, open-source Aventri platform delivers innovative technology solutions to streamline the event process, providing real-time data and analytics on event performance, customer engagement, and increasing measurable event ROI. "
target: ITN International, Inc.
ITN is the world leader in mobile NFC (near-field communication), BLE (bluetooth low energy) and cloud-based event solutions for corporate events, trade shows and private events.
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announced 9/5/2018 via BusinessWire

AppLovin, will acquire MAX

synopsis: AppLovin, a comprehensive mobile gaming platform, announced it has agreed to acquire MAX Inc., an in-app header bidding platform for today's mobile publisher and programmatic advertising ecosystem. Ushering in the next generation of mobile monetization, MAX was founded in 2017 by the same team that brought programmatic to mobile.
buyer: AppLovin (APP:$2,793.10)
AppLovin offers a comprehensive platform that connects developers of all sizes to billions of global users each month so they can get discovered. Founded in 2012, AppLovin has since grown into a diverse global company that offers solutions for mobile gaming and mobile growth. "
target: MAX
MAX is an in-app header bidding platform for today's mobile publisher and programmatic advertising ecosystem. Ushering in the next generation of mobile monetization, MAX was founded in 2017 by the same team that brought programmatic to mobile.
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closed 12/7/2015 via BusinessWire

The Active Network, Inc., acquired Virtual Event Bags

synopsis: ACTIVE Network®, the premier global marketplace for activities and events and the industry’s leading provider of data solutions, announced it has acquired Virtual Event Bags™. Virtual Event Bags is an industry pioneer for virtual event bag software and has created a highly scalable technology platform to help connect sponsors with participants.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
ACTIVE Network is the leading global marketplace for activities and events, connecting participants and activity organizers, while offering unparalleled business intelligence through industry-leading data solutions and insights platform that helps organizers drive participation and revenue. "
target: Virtual Event Bags
Virtual Event Bags is the leading virtual event bag platform created to help event organizers more effectively connect their event sponsors with their participants. Through a mobile responsive, micro-website, Virtual Event Bags effectively delivers sponsor and event- related content to attendees.
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closed 2/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

PlayPass nv, acquired Yuflow SAS

synopsis: RFID technology company PlayPass has acquired the French cashless payment provider, Yuflow, as part of its global expansion programme. Yuflow is a French company that provides innovative cashless payment solutions dedicated to leisure and events industries.
buyer: PlayPass nv
PlayPass, named Best Festival Technology Provider at the 2019 Festival Supplier Awards last week, supplies cashless payment technology to festivals including Lollapalooza Berlin and Santiago (80,000-cap.), Rock Werchter (88,000-cap.) and British Summer Time Hyde Park (65,000-cap.). "
target: Yuflow SAS
Yuflow is a French company that provides innovative cashless payment solutions dedicated to leisure and events industries. Yuflow allows attendees to pay with NFC cards/wristbands or directly with their smartphone. Yuflow is the only cashless solution that doesn’t require preloading.
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closed 10/7/2015 via PR Web

Lakana, Inc., acquired Kixer, Inc.

synopsis: Lakana LLC announced it has acquired Kixer, Inc., a leading advertising technology platform focused on optimizing and driving new mobile revenue streams for content publishers.
buyer parent: Nexstar Broadcasting
buyer: Lakana, Inc.
Lakana delivers business-ready SaaS content management, engagement and monetization platforms which seamlessly integrate with a comprehensive suite of products, partners and services that together enable media publishers to successfully operate profitable, secure and innovative businesses. "
target: Kixer, Inc.
Kixer’s app recommendation product helps premium content publishers better monetize mobile via newly created ad inventory, providing access to a growing pool of dollars without cannibalization of, or conflict with, current ad strategies.
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closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

PlayPass nv merged with Weezevent,

synopsis: Belgium-based Playpass, a supplier of cashless payment technology to festivals, and France-based Weezevent, a start-up that provides software as a service for online event registration, have merged to form a sign-less cashless technology supplier that boasts more than 1,200 clients.
buyer parent: Veepee
buyer: Weezevent
Weezevent is a start-up, based in France, that provides software as a service for online event registration and ticketing services to event organizers. Its simple, fast and professional solution is freely accessible. "
target: PlayPass nv
Belgium-based, PlayPass, named Best Festival Technology Provider at the 2019 Festival Supplier Awards, supplies cashless payment technology to festivals including Lollapalooza Berlin and Santiago (80,000-cap.), Rock Werchter (88,000-cap.) and British Summer Time Hyde Park (65,000-cap.).
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closed 7/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

EventsTag, acquired Excelerated Apps Ltd.

synopsis: Crowd Reactive Ltd, doing business as EventsTag, has acquired Excelerated Applications Limited, the developer of a sophisticated radio-frequency identification (RFID) event engagement platform. EventsTag specializes in creating event content for brands and integrating it with social media platforms for maximum reach and engagement with fans.
buyer: EventsTag
Based in the UK, EventsTag specializes in creating topical, entertaining and engaging event content for brands and integrating it with social media platforms for maximum reach and engagement with fans. It has an impressive roster of high-profile clients. "
target: Excelerated Apps Ltd.
Based in the UK, Excelerated Applications provide a variety of RFID event solutions through our award-winning consumer engagement platform that help brands, venues and events put personalised, digital and social experiences at the heart of their real-world spaces.
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closed 4/6/2015 via Financial Times

Vox Media, Inc., acquired OpBandit

synopsis: Vox Media, Inc. has acquired OpBandit. It tracks information about readers and their behaviour and uses it to determine the best content to show them on a publisher’s site. Readers who come to a Vox story through the site’s homepage may see a different headline and picture than those who click through a link from Facebook or Twitter.
buyer: Vox Media, Inc.
Vox Media, Inc. is one of the fastest growing media companies, combining the best content, technology, and distribution capabilities to connect with an audience of 150mm people each month who rely on them for a modern, intelligent take on the world around them. "
target: OpBandit
OpBandit develops content optimization software for online publishers. The software tracks information about readers and their behaviour and uses it to determine the best content to show them on a publisher's site. The company is based in Washington, District Of Columbia.
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closed 7/14/2014 via Company Press Release

ScribbleLive, acquired CoveritLive

synopsis: ScribbleLive has announced their acquisition of CoveritLive, the leading live-event publishing platform. Since its release in 2007, CoveritLive has been used by thousands of writers to engage millions of readers around the world. It is actively used both by traditional bloggers, journalists, major brands and mainstream media.
buyer: ScribbleLive
ScribbleLive's end-to-end content engagement platform helps their clients plan, create, distribute, measure, and optimize their content to foster meaningful and profitable relationships with their audience. "
target parent: Demand Media, Inc.
target: CoveritLive
CoveritLive is the leading live-event publishing platform. Since its release in 2007, CoveritLive has been used by thousands of writers to engage millions of readers around the world. It is actively used both by traditional bloggers, journalists, major brands and mainstream media.
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closed 3/3/2011 via BusinessWire

Demand Media, Inc., acquired CoveritLive

synopsis: Demand Media, Inc., a leading content and social media company, has announced the acquisition of CoveritLive. Brands like ESPN, Ford, News Corp and BBC use CoveritLive's live event platform to engage event audiences with real-time commentary, instant reader polling and question and answer capabilities.
buyer: Demand Media, Inc. (DMD:$154.96)
Demand Media, Inc. is a leading online media company that informs, entertains and connects millions of people every day. Through a portfolio of vertical web properties, a global network of digital partners, and an innovative content studio, it publishes what the world wants to know and share. "
target: CoveritLive
Brands like ESPN, Ford, News Corp and BBC use CoveritLive to engage event audiences with real-time commentary, instant reader polling and question and answer capabilities.
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$4.40
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closed 2/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Moshtix Pty Ltd

synopsis: Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment Company, has announced the acquisition of Moshtix to service the growing general admission event markets in Australia and New Zealand. Moshtix delivers an innovative technology solution for general admission, self-service and white label solutions for event organisers.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster is the world's leading ticketing and marketing company. The company works with more than 10,000 clients across multiple event categories, connecting consumers across the globe to live entertainment. "
target: Moshtix Pty Ltd
Based in Australia, Moshtix delivers an innovative technology solution for general admission, self-service and white label solutions for event organisers. Moshtix specialises in general admission events across a variety of event genres.
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closed 11/18/2020 via Company Press Release

Eventbrite, acquired ToneDen

synopsis: Eventbrite, Inc., a global self-service ticketing and experience technology platform, has acquired ToneDen, a self-service social-marketing platform. ToneDen helps creators, live events and e-commerce companies reach and sell to their audiences online. The platform features playbooks, Facebook messaging solutions, and web marketing tools.
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: ToneDen
ToneDen is a self-service social-marketing platform. ToneDen helps creators, live events and e-commerce companies reach and sell to their audiences online. The platform features playbooks, Facebook messaging solutions, and web marketing tools to help users build and grow a lasting brand online.
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closed 6/29/2010 via BusinessWire

LibreDigital, Inc., purchased Symtio from Zondervan Publishing House

synopsis: LibreDigital, Inc., a leading provider of digital marketing and distribution technology for publishers, announced that it has acquired the Symtio e-commerce platform from Zondervan. Symtio is a multi-channel digital media platform that enables customers to purchase and access digital media online or through an in-store retail card program.
buyer: LibreDigital, Inc.
LibreDigital develops technology that connects publishers, marketplaces and consumers when and where they choose to read. LibreDigital solutions enable promotion, sales and delivery of content on-demand across the web or to any marketplace or device. "
seller parent: News Corporation
seller: Zondervan Publishing House
Zondervan is the leading Christian communications company in the world. Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Publishers, produces Bibles, books, new media products, gift products from its Inspirio group and children's products from its Zonderkidz group.
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closed 8/26/2014 via BusinessWire

Yahoo! Inc., acquired Flurry, Inc.

synopsis: Yahoo! Inc., the premier digital media company, has completed the acquisition of Flurry, Inc., a company that optimizes the mobile experience for developers, marketers and consumers. Together, Flurry and Yahoo will power more insightful analytics and relevant ads to create inspiring and entertaining mobile experiences.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is the premier digital media company, creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. "
target: Flurry, Inc.
Flurry is optimizing the mobile experience for developers, marketers and consumers. Their market-leading analytics product sees activity from more than 540,000 smartphone and tablet apps on over 1.4 billion devices worldwide, giving the company the deepest understanding of mobile consumer behavior.
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closed 5/26/2021 via BNC Analysis

The Cricketer, acquired Oak Software

synopsis: The Cricketer, the world's No.1 cricket magazine, has acquired Oak Software, a subscription management platform in the UK. Oak's platform is used by a range of publishers and manages subscriptions for over 1,000 titles. Their powerful software provides solutions for subscription management, web shops, online subscriber management, and more.
buyer: The Cricketer
The Cricketer is the world's No.1 cricket magazine. The Cricketer is a monthly magazine that offers an entertaining, informative read, mixing compelling features with gritty analysis and eye-catching design. They provide breaking news and interviews for international, domestic and club cricket. "
target: Oak Software
Oak Software is a subscription management platform in the UK. Oak's platform is used by a range of publishers and manages subscriptions for over 1,000 titles. Their powerful software provides solutions for subscription management, web shops, online subscriber management, and more.
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announced 7/22/2020 via BusinessWire

Perion Network Ltd., will acquire Pub Ocean

synopsis: Perion Network Ltd., a global technology company that provides agencies, brands, and publishers with innovative solutions for digital advertising, will acquire Pub Ocean, a digital publisher-focused technology company with scalable content distribution and real-time revenue analytics technology.
buyer: Perion Network Ltd. (PERI:$401.16)
Perion is a global technology company that provides agencies, brands, and publishers with innovative solutions for digital advertising. Perion delivers its Synchronized Digital Branding solution across the three main pillars of digital advertising: ad search, social media, and display/video. "
target: Pub Ocean
Pub Ocean is a technology company that helps digital publishers become more profitable by providing greater visibility and control through proprietary technology: LiveYield for real-time revenue attribution, Mission to control and automate the purchase and sale of audience.
price ($mm)
$4.00
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$25
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$5
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0.9x
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4.4x
closed 1/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Firebrand Technologies, Inc., acquired Enthrill Distribution Inc.

synopsis: Firebrand Technologies, a pioneer in publishing technology services, announced the acquisition of the technology assets and brands from Enthrill Distribution, Inc., a provider of innovative digital content distribution technologies for the publishing industry.
buyer: Firebrand Technologies, Inc.
Firebrand Technologies provides leading software and services to help publishers achieve success. Title Management™ Enterprise Software tracks titles from pre-acquisition through post- production, marketing and sales; Direct2Reader™ provides a platform for publishers to reach directly to readers. "
target: Enthrill Distribution Inc.
Enthrill Distribution, Inc. is a provider of innovative digital content distribution technologies for the publishing industry. Enthrill's products include PackaDRM, a device agnostic social DRM, and the Endpaper Engine, an ebook delivery platform that delivers ebooks into any reading device.
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closed 9/8/2014 via BNC Analysis

Piano Media, a.s., acquired Press+

synopsis: Piano Media, the three-year-old Slovakian paywall tech company has acquired its American counterpart, Press+. The e-commerce platform was created by Journalism Online. It allows publishers to choose and continually adjust multiple options for paid access, with each publisher selecting its own business model, offerings, and pricing.
buyer: Piano Media, a.s.
Piano Media is a global leader in online subscription monetization solutions, digital audience development and online subscriber data analysis. They offer the most comprehensive digital subscription platforms in the world. "
target parent: R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company
target: Press+
Journalism Online’s Press+ e-commerce platform allows publishers to choose and continually adjust multiple options for paid access, with each publisher selecting its own business model, offerings, and pricing.
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closed 3/24/2011 via AP - Associated Press

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, acquired Journalism Online, LLC

synopsis: R.R. Donnelley & Sons has acquired Steve Brill’s high-profile paid content project JournalismOnline. JournalismOnline’s Press+ technology and service allow publishers to create a range of paid models for their digital content.
buyer: R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD:$6,413.40)
RR Donnelley is a global provider of integrated communications. The company employs a suite of leading Internet based capabilities and other resources to provide premedia, printing, logistics and business process outsourcing products and services. "
target: Journalism Online, LLC
Journalism Online’s Press+ e-commerce platform allows publishers to choose and continually adjust multiple options for paid access, with each publisher selecting its own business model, offerings, and pricing.
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closed 5/24/2017 via Company Press Release

RaceMenu, Inc., acquired TapWalk

synopsis: RaceMenu, a leading endurance event software company, announced the acquisition of Boston-based mobile app development company TapWalk. Founded in 2010 by David Owens, TapWalk allows event coordinators and venue operators to rapidly deploy and instantly update custom, white-label mobile applications.
buyer: RaceMenu, Inc.
RaceMenu offers online ticketing and registration, Raceday mobile on-site registration and payment, race timing, results and photography services. Their software and technology solutions help event organizers make their events more friendly, more fun and more profitable. "
target: TapWalk
TapWalk provides a platform to create mobile applications for large events and venues, allowing clients to easily create, customize and edit their app. TapWalk is location-aware and features an always-up-to-date version of the paper maps, calendars, news and announcements that these venues print.
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closed 5/24/2017 via Company Press Release

RaceMenu, Inc., acquired TapWalk

synopsis: RaceMenu, a leading endurance event software company, announced the acquisition of Boston-based mobile app development company TapWalk. Founded in 2010 by David Owens, TapWalk allows event coordinators and venue operators to rapidly deploy and instantly update custom, white-label mobile applications.
buyer: RaceMenu, Inc.
RaceMenu offers online ticketing and registration, Raceday mobile on-site registration and payment, race timing, results and photography services. Their software and technology solutions help event organizers make their events more friendly, more fun and more profitable. "
target: TapWalk
TapWalk provides a platform to create mobile applications for large events and venues, allowing clients to easily create, customize and edit their app. TapWalk is location-aware and features an always-up-to-date version of the paper maps, calendars, news and announcements that these venues print.
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closed 1/13/2016 via Market Wire

21sportsgroup, acquired VAOLA

synopsis: Mannheim-based sporting goods retailer, 21sportsgroup has acquired mysportgroup GmbH, operator of sports marketplace VAOLA. The company is an online marketplace with a full and interesting range of major brand, premium quality items in the areas of running sports, outdoor, lifestyle, cycling, winter sports, fitness and training, and more.
buyer: 21sportsgroup
21sportsgroup combines e-commerce and retail business of Planet Sports GmbH, VR bike GmbH and mysportgroup GmbH. With their state-of-the-art store concept and an e-commerce offering which has proved a success all across Europe. "
target: VAOLA
VAOLA is an online marketplace with a full and interesting range of major brand, premium quality items in the areas of running sports, outdoor, lifestyle, cycling, winter sports, fitness and training, climbing and alpine sports, swimming and beach, as well as football/soccer.
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announced 1/31/2013 via PR Newswire

SAP AG, will acquire Ticket-Web GmbH & Co. KG

synopsis: SAP AG announced plans to acquire Ticket-Web GmbH & Co. KG, a provider of ticketing solutions and niche customer relationship management software for sports and entertainment promoters. The move paves the way for SAP to offer enhanced solutions to help promoters, venues and teams market events over the Internet and better support arena management.
buyer: SAP AG (SAP:$30,556.49)
As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently. "
target: Ticket-Web GmbH & Co. KG
Ticket-Web GmbH & Co. KG provides solutions for ticketing. The solution allows venues and event promoters of any size to ticket and market a full range of events on the Web. Ticket-Web is established in Europe with its main product, ENTREE-tickets, an online ticketing service.
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closed 7/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

Playtomic, acquired PrenotaUnCampo

synopsis: Playtomic, Europe’s largest sports booking app, has acquired PrenotaUnCampo, a leading online and mobile sports booking platform in Italy. PrenotaUnCampo allows people to easily book sports venues anywhere in Italy. The platform offers over 4,000 venues for a variety of sports, including baseball, soccer, tennis, football, badminton, and more.
buyer: Playtomic
Playtomic is Europe’s largest sports booking app. Playtomic allows users to securely find and book tennis and padel courts, and football pitches. They offer over 9,000 courts and pitches from more than 1,000 sports clubs around Europe. "
target: PrenotaUnCampo
PrenotaUnCampo is a leading online and mobile sports booking platform in Italy. PrenotaUnCampo allows people to easily book sports venues anywhere in Italy. The platform offers over 4,000 venues for a variety of sports, including baseball, soccer, tennis, football, badminton, hockey, and more.
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announced 2/24/2021 via Bloomberg

The Chernin Group, will acquire Goldin Auctions

synopsis: The Chernin Group (TCG), a multi-stage investment firm dedicated to building consumer businesses, will acquire a majority stake in Goldin Auctions, a leading sports memorabilia auction house. Goldin Auctions offers a variety of sports memorabilia and collectibles through their online auctions and catalogs.
buyer: The Chernin Group
The Chernin Group (TCG) is a multi-stage investment firm dedicated to building consumer businesses. TCG focuses on majority and minority investments in growing consumer businesses. Their portfolio includes digital media, commerce, marketplaces, sports, gaming, consumer finance, and health brands. "
target: Goldin Auctions
Goldin Auctions is a leading sports memorabilia auction house. Goldin Auctions offers a variety of sports memorabilia and collectibles through their online auctions and catalogs. Their products include trading cards, autographs, ticket stubs, photos, sneakers, coins, jerseys and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/15/2022 via BNC Analysis

Project Admission, acquired SplitSeason Tickets

synopsis: Digital ticketing specialist Project Admission has acquired SplitSeason Tickets, a web-based platform that allows season ticket holders to manage and share admission to games they cannot attend themselves.
buyer: Project Admission
Project Admission is a ticket distribution platform that offers a wide range of integrated functionality with primary ticketing systems. Project Admission aims to provide teams with a one-stop solution for inventory management. "
target: SplitSeason Tickets
SplitSeasonTickets is a web-based platform that allows season ticket holders to manage and share admission to games they cannot attend themselves.
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closed 8/29/2019 via BusinessWire

Dynasty Sports and Entertainment, acquired The Ticket Group

synopsis: Dynasty Sports and Entertainment has acquired The Ticket Group, a yield management and distribution platform focused in the $26B live entertainment ticketing industry, allowing professional sports teams and venues to distribute their tickets to the right people, at the right price, and at the right time.
buyer: Dynasty Sports and Entertainment
Dynasty Sports and Entertainment is the largest technology and services provider dedicated to helping content holders and professional sellers automate the ingestion, pricing, distribution and fulfillment of tickets to live events, empowering them to maximize their revenue. "
target: The Ticket Group
Founded in 2007, The Ticket Group is a yield management and distribution platform focused in the $26B live entertainment ticketing industry, allowing professional sports teams and venues to distribute their tickets to the right people, at the right price, and at the right time.
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closed 4/26/2017 via Company Press Release

Bpifrance, Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners, acquired Platinium Group S.A.M.

synopsis: Bpifrance and Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners through WINCH Capital 3 fund are proud to announce that they are taking a majority stake in Platinium Group ("PG"). PG is a software company providing ‘Software as a Service (SaaS) ticketing solutions to organisers of major sporting events across the world.
buyer: Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners
buyer: Bpifrance
Bpifrance, a subsidiary of the French state and the Caisse des Dépôts, finances businesses from the seed phase to IPO, through loans, guarantees and equity investments. Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners is a leader in investment in privately owned companies. "
target: Platinium Group S.A.M.
Platinium Group (“PG”) is a software company providing ‘Software as a Service (SaaS) ticketing solutions to organisers of major sporting events across the world. In parallel, PG has developed a ticket distribution and e-commerce business for sporting events, notably via its website, Gootickets.com.
price ($mm)
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$109
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announced 6/11/2015 via PR Newswire

Veritix will be merged with AXS,

synopsis: Outbox AXS and Veritix® will merge. The combined entity will partner the consumer-focused interface and ticketing platform of Outbox AXS, including AXS Invite and the AXS Waiting Room with Veritix's industry-leading season ticket management technology and its inventive Flash Seats® digital, ID-based ticketing technology.
buyer parent: The Anschutz Company
buyer: AXS
AXS is a new entertainment platform that also serves as AEG's primary consumer brand. AXS provides fans the opportunity to purchase tickets directly from their favorite venues via a user-friendly ticketing interface. "
target: Veritix
Veritix is a leading innovator in digital ticketing, event marketing and relationship management applications. Veritix empowers teams and venues – from the NBA, NFL, NHL, MLS, AHL, Hockey Canada, NASCAR, NCAA and DI-III College Athletics, and over 1,000 entertainment venues in 47 states and Canada.
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announced 5/24/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Descrypto Holdings, Inc., will acquire OpenLocker, Inc.

synopsis: Descrypto Holdings, Inc., a diversified crypto platform and holding company, will acquire OpenLocker, Inc., an NFT platform that connects fans to college athletes. OpenLocker uses innovative digital collectibles to connect, engage and reward loyal fans. Their platform allows fans to buy NFTs of basketball players and race horses.
buyer: Descrypto Holdings, Inc. (OTCPK:DSRO:$0.00)
Descrypto Holdings is a diversified crypto platform and holding company. Descrypto is focused on digital financial services, sports and entertainment NFT’s and tokenization of assets. Their mission is to deliver shareholder value by acquiring and developing high-quality digital economy assets. "
target: OpenLocker, Inc.
OpenLocker is an NFT platform that connects fans to college athletes. OpenLocker uses innovative digital collectibles to connect, engage and reward loyal fans, and open doors to revenue opportunities for athletes. Their platform allows fans to buy NFTs of basketball players and race horses.
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$5.00
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closed 5/18/2022 via BusinessWire

Health Fitness Corporation, acquired FitReserve

synopsis: Trustmark has acquired FitReserve, a multi-studio fitness subscription that allows members to mix and match in-person, live stream, and on-demand workouts from the top studios and instructors. The acquisition will further enhance the comprehensive corporate fitness management solutions offered by Trustmark subsidiary HealthFitness.
buyer parent: Trustmark Companies
buyer: Health Fitness Corporation (FIT:$77.68)
HealthFitness builds and manages comprehensive fitness solutions for leading companies and organizations. With a holistic approach that extends beyond fitness, HealthFitness is a proven leader in engaging and connecting people both on-site and online, to create a strong community of health. "
target: FitReserve
FitReserve is a multi-studio fitness membership that provides access to a curated selection of in-person, live stream, and on-demand classes from fitness studios and instructors. FitReserve lets users find and book classes that fit their schedule and work out in the convenience of their home.
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closed 8/26/2021 via BNC Analysis

LegitFit, acquired GoFyt

synopsis: LegitFit, a leading provider of fitness software in Ireland, has acquired GoFyt, a UK-based fitness marketplace. GoFyt offers listings for various fitness services across the UK and Ireland. Their simple platform enables users to find and book physiotherapists, massage therapists, personal trainers, fitness classes and more.
buyer: LegitFit
LegitFit is a leading provider of fitness software in Ireland. LegitFit offers a simple business management software solution for gyms, personal trainers, yoga studios, and more. Their platform enables users to simplify schedules, streamline payments, take bookings online and more. "
target: GoFyt
GoFyt is a UK-based fitness marketplace. GoFyt offers listings for various fitness services across the UK and Ireland. Their simple platform enables users to find and book physiotherapists, massage therapists, personal trainers, fitness classes and more.
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closed 2/24/2021 via BusinessWire

Outside, acquired athleteReg

synopsis: Pocket Outdoor Media, the world's leading creator of active lifestyle content and experiences, announced the acquisition of athleteReg, one of the world’s largest event registration platforms serving runners, triathletes, cyclists, and skiers. They are a trusted resource, used by thousands of events and racers across the country.
buyer: Outside
Outside is the world’s leading creator of active lifestyle content and experiences. Across web, print, podcast, social, video, and TV, their brands reach 70 million of the most active and influential consumers in the world every month. "
target: athleteReg
athleteReg is one of the world’s largest event registration platforms serving runners, triathletes, cyclists, and skiers. They are a trusted resource, used by thousands of events and racers across the country.
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announced 8/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

hey, Inc., will acquire Coubic Inc.

synopsis: Tokyo-based Hey, the Japanese tech firm behind payments startup and e-shop builder, announced that it will acquire a full stake in Coubic, a Japanese startup behind scheduling and appointment booking solution under the same name.
buyer: hey, Inc.
Hey is a Tokyo-based tech firm that supports the digitization of business, through the development of the STORES Digital Store Platform. It includes STORES, an online store opening service, and the STORES Terminal for cashless payments. "
target: Coubic Inc.
Coubic is a Japanese startup behind scheduling and appointment booking solution under the same name. Coubic has integrated with “Reserve with Google”, which now allows consumers to make bookings or purchase tickets through Google Search and Maps from the local businesses using Coubic.
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closed 3/31/2020 via BNC Analysis

Bruce, acquired Combine AS

synopsis: Bruce, a Stockholm, Sweden-based company operating a mobile app that provides membership access to gym facilities, has acquired Combine, a Norwegian training subscription provider. Combine gives subscribers access to gym memberships to 70 different training facilities.
buyer: Bruce
Bruce is a Stockholm, Sweden-based company operating a mobile app that provides membership access to gym facilities. Through Bruce, members get access to a curated network of over 300 studios, gyms, and fitness centers that offer programs from climbing and yoga to CrossFit and kickboxing. "
target: Combine AS
Combine is a Norwegian online fitness platform that groups existing centers and activities into a single membership. Combine members get unlimited access to climbing, pilates, CrossFit, kickboxing, strength training, yoga, and more at a variety of participating fitness centers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 10/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

ASICS Digital, acquired Race Roster

synopsis: ASICS Digital, the digital division of ASICS Corporation, has acquired Race Roster, a leading race registration platform for running events. Race Roster allows event directors to oversee participant signups, donations, and event revenue all in one dashboard. Race Roster provides tools for registration, fundraising, CRM, timing, and more.
buyer parent: ASICS Corporation
buyer: ASICS Digital
ASICS Digital is the digital division of ASICS Corporation. ASICS Digital builds innovative digital technologies to better connect the ASICS brand to its consumers. ASICS Digital is responsible for the continued development of mobile-fitness solutions such as Runkeeper and ASICS Studio. "
target: Race Roster
Race Roster is a leading race registration platform for running events. Race Roster allows event directors to oversee participant signups, donations, and event revenue all in one dashboard. Race Roster provides tools for registration, fundraising, CRM, timing, and more.
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announced 1/6/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

ClassPass, will acquire GuavaPass

synopsis: ClassPass, an app and website that makes finding and booking classes effortless, will be acquiring GuavaPass, a company that gives members access to a community of fitness studios and healthy-living experts, offering unlimited classes at premium fitness studios, exclusive events with wellness experts and community classes.
buyer: ClassPass
ClassPass is an app and website that makes finding and booking classes effortless to change how people live their lives. They are bringing together a community of enthusiasts, helping people find the activities that make their true selves come alive. "
target: GuavaPass
GuavaPass gives members access to a community of fitness studios and healthy-living experts, offering unlimited classes at premium fitness studios, exclusive events with wellness experts, community classes and a range of perks from healthy living partners.
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closed 3/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Printfly Corporation, acquired Athlete Originals LLC and Artist Originals LLC

synopsis: Printfly, a technology and printing platform that powers end-to-end custom apparel businesses, announced the acquisition of AthleteOriginals.com and ArtistOriginals.com from AOMVP, LLC. Athlete Originals and Artist Originals are e-commerce marketplaces featuring products for fans from famous athletes and artists.
buyer: Printfly Corporation
Printfly is the premier platform for custom printed apparel and products. The company’s industry-leading technology, proprietary logistics, state-of-the-art production facility, and employees combine to make a remarkable experience through the RushOrderTees.com and College.Ink brands. "
target parent: AOMVP, LLC
target: Athlete Originals LLC and Artist Originals LLC
Athlete Originals and Artist Originals are e-commerce marketplaces featuring products for fans from famous athletes and artists. AthleteOriginals includes the likes of NFL running back and three-time Super Bowl champion LeGarrette Blount.
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closed 3/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

SportScheck GmbH, acquired Fitfox UG

synopsis: German sports retailer SportScheck has announced it has acquired Fitfox, a German fitness platform. Fitfox allows users to book excursions online with pay-as-you-go passes for gyms and leisure centers in the largest cities in Germany, including Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Cologne and Frankfurt.
buyer parent: Otto Group GmbH
buyer: SportScheck GmbH
SportScheck is considered one of the most important sporting goods retailers in Germany. The company operates 19 stores, as well as an online site, a shopping app and a catalogue. SportScheck offers fitness classes that include Sunrise Yoga, After Workout and SportScheck Run. "
target: Fitfox UG
Fitfox is a Germany-based online fitness platform. Fitfox allows users to book excursions online with pay-as-you-go passes for gyms and leisure centers in the largest cities in Germany, including Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Cologne and Frankfurt.
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closed 1/3/2018 via BusinessWire

SportsHub Technologies, purchased MFL10s Business from MyFantasyLeague.com

synopsis: SportsHub Technologies has acquired the MFL10s line of business from MyFantasyLeague. MyFantasyLeague.com is a privately held fantasy football software development company with a focus on advanced features designed to enhance the consumers playing experience. MFL10s is a league MyFantasyLeague offers for an entry fee of ten dollars.
buyer: SportsHub Technologies
Founded in 2015 by a team of veteran fantasy sports industry insiders, SportsHub Technologies owns and operates real money gaming sites and is on a mission to level the playing field for daily fantasy sports fans. "
seller: MyFantasyLeague.com
The MFL10s line of business is a fantasy league offered by MyFantasyLeague for an entry fee of ten dollars.
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announced 4/28/2017 via BNC Analysis

YG Sports, Inc., will purchase XGOLF from Greenworks Co.,Ltd.

synopsis: YG Sports, Inc., a company that manages and markets golfers as well as plans and operates golf tournaments, will acquire XGOLF from Greenworks Co.,Ltd., the creator of XGOLF site and the Lotte Card Golf mobile app. XGOLF is nation’s largest golf course booking site. XGOLF has partnered with more than 300 golf courses.
buyer parent: YG Family
buyer: YG Sports, Inc.
YG Sports, Inc. manages and markets golfers. Additionally, the company plans and operates sports events, such as golf tournaments, as well as offers golf supplies distribution through their online golf shopping mall, SAYGOLF. The company was incorporated in 2007 and is based in Seoul, South Korea. "
seller: Greenworks Co.,Ltd.
Greenworks is the creator of XGOLF site and the Lotte Card Golf mobile app. XGOLF is the nation’s largest golf course booking site. XGOLF has partnered with more than 300 golf courses and provides booking services and golf tour packages.
price ($mm)
$28
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$5
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EV / rev
5.4x
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