Like The Multi Group Ltd.

announced 5/26/2017 via PrimeNewswire

500.com Limited, will acquire The Multi Group Ltd.

synopsis: 500.com Limited, a leading online sports lottery service provider in China, is to acquire The Multi Group Ltd., one of the top online lottery betting and online casino platforms in the Nordic countries where it holds substantial market share. The Multi Group is headquartered in Malta.
buyer: 500.com Limited (WBAI:$3.96)
500.com Limited is a leading online sports lottery service provider in China. The Company offers a comprehensive and integrated suite of online lottery services, information, user tools and virtual community venues to its users. "
target: The Multi Group Ltd.
Headquartered in Malta, Multi Group operates Multilotto.com, which is considered one of the top online lottery betting and online casino platforms in the Nordic countries where it holds substantial market share.
price ($mm)
$56*
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
EV / rev
5.4x
EV / EBITDA
9.4x
announced 4/22/2020 via Reuters

OPAP SA, will acquire Stoiximan.gr

synopsis: OPAP, Europe’s fourth largest gaming company, has agreed to acquire a controlling stake in the fast-growing Greek and Cypriot business of online bookmaker Stoiximan. Stoiximan is the leading online gaming operator in Greece, developing cutting edge technology and offering 24/7 entertainment to their members.
buyer: OPAP SA (ATSE:OPAP:$674.07)
OPAP is the leading gaming company in Greece and one of the most renowned in its industry worldwide. Founded in 1958, the company holds the exclusive rights to the operation and management of numerical lotteries, sports betting games, horseracing mutual betting, and more. "
target: Stoiximan.gr
Stoiximan is the leading online gaming operator in Greece, developing cutting edge technology and offering 24/7 entertainment to their members. Their operations are increasingly expanding across Europe under their international brand, Betano.
price ($mm)
$178*
rev ($mm)
$214
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/2/2019 via Wall Street Journal

Flutter Entertainment plc, will acquire Stars Group Inc.

synopsis: FanDuel owner Flutter Entertainment agreed to buy PokerStars owner Stars Group Inc., creating an online gambling giant as internet and app-based betting is taking hold in the U.S. The Stars Group is a global leader in the online and mobile gaming and interactive entertainment industries.
buyer: Flutter Entertainment plc (ISE:PPB:$2,473.21)
Flutter is an international sports betting, gaming and entertainment business with over six million customers worldwide. Flutter Entertainment plc is the name for Paddy Power Betfair plc, which was formed in 2016 from the merger of Paddy Power plc and Betfair Group plc. "
target: Stars Group Inc. (TSX:TSGI:$2,442.84)
The Stars Group is a global leader in the online and mobile gaming and interactive entertainment industries, entertaining millions of customers across its online real- and play-money poker, gaming and betting product offerings. Their brands include PokerStars, BetStars, Full Tilt, BetEasy and more.
price ($mm)[EV]
$6,103 [$10,839]
rev ($mm)
$2,493
EBITDA ($mm)
$589
EV / rev
4.4x
EV / EBITDA
18.4x
closed 2/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

Paddy Power Betfair plc, acquired Adjarabet

synopsis: Paddy Power Betfair has announced the acquisition of a controlling stake in Georgian gambling company Adjarabet. Adjarabet is an online gambling company based in Georgia. Adjarabet is licensed to offer a full suite of online betting and gaming products in Georgia, including casino, sports, poker and peer-to-peer games.
buyer: Paddy Power Betfair plc (ISE:PPB:$2,473.21)
Paddy Power Betfair plc is one of the leading sports betting and gaming groups in the world. The business was formed from the February 2016 merger of Paddy Power plc and Betfair Group plc and has four divisions. "
target: Adjarabet
Adjarabet is an online gambling company based in Georgia. Adjarabet is licensed to offer a full suite of online betting and gaming products in Georgia, including casino, sports, poker and peer-to-peer games.
price ($mm)
$132*
rev ($mm)
$83
EBITDA ($mm)
$26
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
9.9x
closed 3/10/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Delaware North Companies Inc., acquired Ruby Seven Studios, Inc.

synopsis: Delaware North, a global leader in hospitality and food service and an innovative operator of regional destination casinos, announced its acquisition of Ruby Seven Studios – a top social casino developer. Ruby Seven Studios has created over 20 titles for the Apple, GooglePlay, Amazon Kindle, Facebook, Yahoo and web platforms.
buyer: Delaware North Companies Inc.
Delaware North is one of the largest privately-held hospitality and food service companies in the world. Delaware North has global operations at high-profile places such as sports and entertainment venues, national and state parks, destination resorts and restaurants, airports, and regional casinos."
target: Ruby Seven Studios, Inc.
Ruby Seven Studios is a top ranking social casino gaming company. Its mission is to bring casino game content to land-based, online casinos and media partners through strategic partnerships, which now include Pechanga Resort and Casino, Tropicana Entertainment and Gala Coral group.
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closed 4/8/2015 via PR Newswire

The Intertain Group Limited, purchased Jackpotjoy, Starspins and Botemania brands from Gamesys Limited

synopsis: The Intertain Group Limited announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Jackpotjoy, Starspins and Botemania brands and related assets. Jackpotjoy is an online Instant Win and Bingo site, Botemania is an online entertainment site for the Spanish market, and Starspins a site for slots only players.
buyer: The Intertain Group Limited (TSX:IT:$0.00)
The Intertain Group Limited is an online gaming company that provides entertainment to a global consumer base. Intertain currently offers casino, bingo and poker games to its customers using the InterCasino, InterPoker, Costa and other brands. "
seller: Gamesys Limited
Jackpotjoy is an online Instant Win and Bingo site, Botemania is an online entertainment site for the Spanish market, and Starspins a site for slots only players.
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announced 9/23/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Elray Gaming, will acquire Golden Galaxy Casino

synopsis: Elray Resources Inc. trading as Elray Gaming announced that it has finalized an agreement to acquire an operating and established online casino by the name of Golden Galaxy. Golden Galaxy Casino is an established and licensed online casino operating in multiple jurisdictions across the globe.
buyer parent: Elray Resources, Inc.
buyer: Elray Gaming
Elray Resources Inc. is a consulting and marketing firm worldwide. They are dedicated to providing new entrants and existing members of the online gaming industry top notch consulting, marketing, media buying services, turn key management and operation. "
target: Golden Galaxy Casino
Golden Galaxy Casino is an established and licensed online casino operating in multiple jurisdictions across the globe. Golden Galaxy Casino offers over 250 state of the art casino games including Blackjack, Roulette, Baccarat and Slots.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/21/2017 via BNC Analysis

Farfetch, acquired Style.com

synopsis: Farfetch, a leading online luxury shopping platform, has acquired Style.com's trademark, intellectual property and customer database from Condé Nast. Style.com was a luxury online marketplace where customers could find the very best of established brands and the rising stars of fashion.
buyer: Farfetch (FTCH:$602.38)
Farfetch is the online platform to shop the world’s greatest selection of luxury. Their e-commerce platform partners with the world’s best luxury boutiques and brands, guaranteeing an unparalleled range of pieces to shop; from established luxury brands to the most interesting new designers. "
target parent: Advance Publications, Inc.
target: Style.com
Style.com is a new and immersive e-commerce experience from the world’s leading multimedia company, Condé Nast. Style.com is a luxury marketplace where customers will find the very best of established brands and the rising stars of fashion.
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announced 9/15/2014 via BusinessWire

Neiman Marcus, will acquire Mytheresa.com

synopsis: Neiman Marcus Group LTD LLC announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the mytheresa.com global online luxury business. mytheresa.com ships to over 120 countries globally with a highly localized approach and more than two-thirds of the company revenue comes from outside of Germany.
buyer: Neiman Marcus (:$2,373.00)
Neiman Marcus Group LTD LLC is a luxury retailer dedicated to providing their customers with distinctive merchandise and superior service. Neiman Marcus Group LTD LLC operations include the Specialty Retail Stores segment and the Online segment. "
target parent: Acton Capital Partners
target: Mytheresa.com
mytheresa.com is one of the world’s leading online stores for luxury fashion. Their product range includes clothing, shoes, bags and accessories. Following the long-term internationalization strategy, mytheresa.com now ships to more than 120 countries.
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announced 5/26/2017 via PrimeNewswire

500.com Limited, will acquire The Multi Group Ltd.

synopsis: 500.com Limited, a leading online sports lottery service provider in China, is to acquire The Multi Group Ltd., one of the top online lottery betting and online casino platforms in the Nordic countries where it holds substantial market share. The Multi Group is headquartered in Malta.
buyer: 500.com Limited (WBAI:$3.96)
500.com Limited is a leading online sports lottery service provider in China. The Company offers a comprehensive and integrated suite of online lottery services, information, user tools and virtual community venues to its users. "
target: The Multi Group Ltd.
Headquartered in Malta, Multi Group operates Multilotto.com, which is considered one of the top online lottery betting and online casino platforms in the Nordic countries where it holds substantial market share.
price ($mm)
$56*
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
EV / rev
5.4x
EV / EBITDA
9.4x
announced 5/26/2017 via PrimeNewswire

500.com Limited, will acquire The Multi Group Ltd.

synopsis: 500.com Limited, a leading online sports lottery service provider in China, is to acquire The Multi Group Ltd., one of the top online lottery betting and online casino platforms in the Nordic countries where it holds substantial market share. The Multi Group is headquartered in Malta.
buyer: 500.com Limited (WBAI:$3.96)
500.com Limited is a leading online sports lottery service provider in China. The Company offers a comprehensive and integrated suite of online lottery services, information, user tools and virtual community venues to its users. "
target: The Multi Group Ltd.
Headquartered in Malta, Multi Group operates Multilotto.com, which is considered one of the top online lottery betting and online casino platforms in the Nordic countries where it holds substantial market share.
price ($mm)
$56*
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
EV / rev
5.4x
EV / EBITDA
9.4x
closed 8/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Better Collective A/S, acquired VegasInsider.com, Inc.

synopsis: Better Collective, a Denmark-based developer of digital platforms for betting tips, bookmaker information, and iGaming communities, has acquired Vegasinsider.com, an online platform providing picks and insights for US-based sports audiences. VegasInsider.com provides gaming analysis, stats, odds, and news for professional and college sports.
buyer: Better Collective A/S (OM:BETCO:$75.22)
Denmark-based Better Collective is a developer of digital platforms for betting tips, bookmaker information, and iGaming communities. Better Collective’s portfolio includes more than 2,000+ websites and products, including bettingexpert.com, the trusted home of tips from expert tipsters. "
target parent: Sports Information Services Limited
target: VegasInsider.com, Inc.
VegasInsider.com is an online platform that provides picks and insights for US-based sports audiences. They provide users with gaming analysis, stats, up-to-the-second odds, and news for professional and college football, basketball, baseball, soccer, auto racing, golf, horse racing, and more.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
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closed 10/19/2016 via Company Press Release

Catena Media, acquired SBAT

synopsis: Catena Media, a fast growing online performance marketing and lead generation company within iGaming, has acquired SBAT, a UK-based social media sports news, betting and tips website.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$88.72)
Catena Media is the world’s leading online casino affiliate operator. As such Catena delivers over 10,000 new customers to the online casinos they work with and who advertise on their international network of web sites, spanning from Scandinavia to the UK and down to Italy. "
target: SBAT
SBAT Ltd. operates a social media sports news, betting, and tips website. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in Andover, United Kingdom.
price ($mm)
$3.52
rev ($mm)
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announced 5/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

Catena Media, will acquire Online Media UK Ltd

synopsis: Catena Media, the world’s leading online casino affiliate operator, is to acquire certain assets of Online Media (UK) Ltd., a UK based fast-growing sports betting affiliate. The acquisition includes, among other, the domain names Bets.co.uk, Bonuses.co.uk and iGamble.co.uk and certain thereto related assets.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$88.72)
Catena Media is the world’s leading online casino affiliate operator. As such Catena delivers over 20,000 new customers to the online casinos they work with and who advertise on their international network of web sites, spanning from Scandinavia to the UK and down to Italy. "
target: Online Media UK Ltd
The acquisition includes, among other, the domain names Bets.co.uk, Bonuses.co.uk and iGamble.co.uk and certain thereto related assets from Online Media (UK) Ltd., a UK based fast-growing sports betting affiliate.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
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closed 11/30/2018 via PR Newswire

USBets, acquired Sports Handle

synopsis: USBets, the premier destination and authority on U.S. gambling news and analysis, has acquired Sports Handle, an elite sports betting industry news site. Sports Handle provides high-quality coverage of the U.S. sports betting industry and state and federal regulation, offering reporting from experienced journalists, original features, and more.
buyer: USBets
USBets is an independent media outlet that covers the U.S. gambling industry. The site covers all types of legal gambling in the United States and caters to gambling enthusiasts and industry followers all around the world. USBets provides in-depth news coverage, product and site reviews, and more. "
target: Sports Handle
Sports Handle is an elite sports betting industry news site. Sports Handle provides high-quality coverage of the U.S. sports betting industry and state and federal regulation, offering reporting from experienced journalists, original features, consumer-facing and social-minded content, and more.
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closed 6/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Catena Media, acquired ASAP Italia S.r.l.

synopsis: Stockholm-listed Catena Media has acquired Italian gaming affiliate ASAP ITALIA. ASAP ITALIA operates successful brands such as Superscommesse.it - leading odds comparison website in Italy, and Bettingrunner.com, the international marketplace for betting enthusiasts.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$88.72)
Catena Media provides companies with high-quality online lead generation. Through strong organic growth and strategic acquisitions, Catena Media has established a leading market position with approximately 300 employees in the US, Australia, Japan, Serbia, UK, Sweden and Malta. "
target: ASAP Italia S.r.l.
ASAP ITALIA is an Italian gaming affiliate that has launched Sportito.co.uk, the Daily fantasy Sports platform. ASAP ITALIA operates successful brands such as Superscommesse.it - leading odds comparison website in Italy, and Bettingrunner.com, the international marketplace for betting enthusiasts.
price ($mm)
$19
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announced 6/20/2016 via Company Press Release

Catena Media, will acquire Spelbloggare.se

synopsis: Catena Media acquires all affiliate related assets from the Swedish sportsbook affiliate Spelbloggare.se and the underlying technology. Together with the acquisition and their own newly launched sportsbook affiliate product in the UK, Catena Media enters the very large sportsbook segment – a new vertical for the company.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$88.72)
Catena Media is the world’s leading online casino affiliate operator. As such Catena delivers over 10,000 new customers to the online casinos they work with and who advertise on their international network of web sites, spanning from Scandinavia to the UK and down to Italy. "
target: Spelbloggare.se
Spelbloggare.se is one of Sweden's largest sportsbook affiliates. They combine their own betting tips and games analysis with the latest tips from selected experts on other betting sites, providing a one-stop website for sports betting.
price ($mm)
$2.81
rev ($mm)
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announced 2/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

Spotify Ltd, will acquire The Ringer

synopsis: Spotify is to acquire The Ringer, a sports and pop culture website and podcast network, founded in 2016. The flagship podcast, the Bill Simmons Podcast, is an interview show hosted by Simmons, featuring other Ringer writers and podcast hosts as well as athletes, filmmakers, comedians, and pop culture figures.
buyer: Spotify Ltd (SPOT:$7,317.18)
Spotify is a commercial music streaming service that provides digital content from a range of record labels and artists. Users can browse through the interface by artist, album, genre, playlist, record label, and direct searches. "
target: The Ringer
The Ringer is a sports and pop culture website and podcast network, founded in 2016. The flagship podcast, the Bill Simmons Podcast, is an interview show hosted by Simmons, featuring other Ringer writers and podcast hosts as well as athletes, filmmakers, comedians, and pop culture figures.
price ($mm)
$200
rev ($mm)
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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

AthletesVoice, acquired The Roar

synopsis: AthletesVoice, an Australian media company focused on rich and relatable sports storytelling, has acquired The Roar from Australian Radio Network (ARN), a media and entertainment company in Australia. The Roar is Australia’s leading sports opinion website. The Roar combines expert columnists with edited fan-written sports articles and videos.
buyer: AthletesVoice
AthletesVoice is an Australian media company focused on rich and relatable sports storytelling. AthletesVoice allows sportspeople to share their thoughts, hopes, dreams and fears. Their platform provides stories, videos, and podcasts from elite sportspeople in Australia. "
target: The Roar
The Roar is Australia’s leading sports opinion website. The Roar combines expert columnists with edited fan-written sports articles and videos. The website publishes around 600 fan articles and more than 60,000 comments from nearly two million visitors.
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closed 8/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Nazara Technologies Pvt. Ltd., acquired Sportskeeda

synopsis: Nazara Technologies, a leading mobile games publisher in India, has acquired a 67% stake in Sportskeeda, an Indian sports news website. Sportskeeda provides a mix of news, real-time updates, features, videos and humour. Sportskeeda covers all kinds of sports, including football, cricket, wrestling, golf, and more.
buyer: Nazara Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Nazara is a leading mobile games publisher focused on the large mobile consumer base in India and other emerging markets. In addition to publishing a range of branded and original mobile games, Nazara also runs gaming subscription service across 60 countries. "
target: Sportskeeda
Sportskeeda is an Indian sports news website. Sportskeeda connects fans, pundits and athletes from all over the world. Sportskeeda provides a mix of news, real-time updates, features, videos and humour. Sportskeeda covers all kinds of sports, including football, cricket, wrestling, golf, and more.
price ($mm)
$6.16*
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announced 12/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Mediaset SpA, will acquire ElDesmarque

synopsis: Mediaset, a leading television broadcasting group in Italy and Spain, will acquire ElDesmarque, a Spanish web portal focused on sports. ElDesmarque has 2.5 million unique users per month and provides news, stories and videos of various sports. ElDesmarque covers football, basketball, tennis, cycling, motor sport, weightlifting, and more.
buyer parent: FinInvest SpA
buyer: Mediaset SpA (BIT:MS:$3,912.20)
Mediaset is a leading television broadcasting group in Italy and Spain. Mediaset operates three commercial television networks and eleven thematic and semi-mainstream channels. The group has produced over 18 thousand hours of entertainment, game and quiz shows, and news and sports productions. "
target: ElDesmarque
Founded in 2006, ElDesmarque is a Spanish web portal focused on sports. ElDesmarque has 2.5 million unique users per month and provides news, stories and videos of various sports. ElDesmarque covers football, basketball, tennis, cycling, motor sport, weightlifting, and more.
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closed 4/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Everysport Media Group AB, acquired InnebandyMagazinet

synopsis: Everysport Media Group (ESMG), a leading sports media company in Sweden, has acquired InnebandyMagazinet, Sweden's leading media website for floorball. InnebandyMagazinet offers the latest floorball news, post-match results, information about upcoming matches, and video clips.
buyer: Everysport Media Group AB (XSAT:EVERY A:$11.09)
Everysport Media Group AB (ESMG) is the fastest growing company in Sweden within sports media and technology. They help clients communicate with target audiences in football, hockey, golf or tennis. ESMG owns, operates and sells for some of the top sports websites in each sport. "
target: InnebandyMagazinet
Founded in 1997, InnebandyMagazinet is Sweden's leading media website for floorball. InnebandyMagazinet offers the latest floorball news, post-match results, information about upcoming matches, and video clips.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$0
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

The News Lens, acquired Sports Vision

synopsis: The News Lens, an independent bilingual online media group based in Taiwan and Hong Kong, has acquired Sports Vision, a sports news portal in Taiwan. Sports Vision offers over 40,000 articles and has over 1,000 freelance writers that cover every sport. They feature professional sport columns, news articles, interviews, video clips, and more.
buyer: The News Lens
Founded in 2013, The News Lens (TNL) is an independent bilingual online media group based in Taiwan and Hong Kong that provides news with relevant and must-know information from around the globe. Their article categories include politics, business, technology, lifestyle, health, economics, and more."
target: Sports Vision
Founded in 2014, Sports Vision is a sports news portal in Taiwan. Sports Vision offers over 40,000 articles and has over 1,000 freelance writers that cover every sport. They feature professional sport columns, news articles, interviews, video clips, and more.
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announced 4/13/2017 via Reuters

Media365 will be merged with ReWorld Media,

synopsis: Reworld Media, a company specialized in brand content and content commerce through the use of media brands, has announced the merger-absorption of Sporever, a company that engages in the production and publishing of content for Internet, mobile, and television under the Media365 brand in France.
buyer: ReWorld Media (ENXTPA:ALREW:$198.39)
Reworld Media is specialized in brand content and content commerce through the use of media brands. Founded in France in 2012, the group covers themes such as fashion, beauty, cooking, lifestyle and entertainment. "
target: Media365 (ENXTPA:ALSPO:$12.54)
Sporever SA engages in the production and publishing of content for Internet, mobile, and television under the Media365 brand in France. The company operates Football365.fr, the multisport portal; and Sport365.fr, a sports news channel.
price ($mm)[EV]
$5.64 [$5.66]
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
4.4x
announced 5/29/2014 via Company Press Release

Immediate Media Co., will purchase Sport and Craft Titles from Future plc

synopsis: Immediate Media Co, the special interest content and platform company, announces the acquisition of Future Publishing’s Sport and Craft titles. Future’s market-leading Sport titles reach over 4.7 million unique users a month. The Sport portfolio includes BikeRadar.com, Cyclingnews.com, Cycling Plus, Procycling, Mountain Biking UK, and other titles.
buyer: Immediate Media Co.
Immediate Media Co is a force in consumer media and publishing, combining businesses formerly known as BBC Magazines, Origin Publishing and Magicalia. It publishes some of the UK’s best-known magazines including Radio Times, Gardeners’ World, and Good Food. "
seller: Future plc (LSE:FUTR:$275.58)
Future’s Sport portfolio includes BikeRadar.com, the world’s largest cycling reviews website, and Cyclingnews.com, the world’s number one source for pro cycling news and race reports. Their print portfolio includes Cycling Plus, Procycling and Mountain Biking UK.
price ($mm)
$37
rev ($mm)
$38
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/26/2013 via Market Wire

RotoExperts, will acquire SportsGrid.com

synopsis: RotoExperts, the leader in providing Fantasy Sports content, announced a definitive agreement to acquire SportsGrid.com, the trendy, popular sports news and opinion web site from The Abrams Media Network. The acquisition will result in a new media enterprise, with a true multi-platform fantasy sports and news portal.
buyer: RotoExperts
RotoExperts.com is the leading independent provider of Fantasy Sports content in the industry. "
target: SportsGrid.com
SportsGrid is the site for news, videos, and smart opinions about sports as seen through the eyes of the media-addicted fan.
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closed 8/6/2012 via Reuters

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., acquired Bleacher Report, Inc.

synopsis: Time Warner Inc said its Turner Broadcasting unit has bought sports website the Bleacher Report to bulk up the media company's Internet sports presence, which includes websites such as NASCAR.com and NCAA.com. Bleacher Report helps sports fans follow the teams and topics they care about.
buyer parent: Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world. "
target: Bleacher Report, Inc.
Bleacher Report helps sports fans follow the teams and topics they care about. Its dynamic contributor community specializes in reader-friendly coverage of real-time news stories, producing upwards of 1,000 original daily content items in entertaining multimedia formats.
price ($mm)
$200
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closed 6/11/2012 via PR Newswire

USA TODAY Sports Media Group, acquired Quickish

synopsis: The USA TODAY Sports Media Group announced that it has completed its acquisition of the news curation and recommendation hub Quickish. Launched in January 2011, Quickish quickly established itself as a trusted and respected gateway to the most topical and timely sports news and analysis taking place across all social and media platforms.
buyer parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
buyer: USA TODAY Sports Media Group
The USA TODAY Sports Media Group, created in January 2011, encompasses all sports initiatives across USA TODAY, as well as Gannett Co. Inc.'s 81 community newspaper properties, 23 broadcast television stations, HighSchoolSports.net and BNQT.com. "
target: Quickish
Launched in January 2011, Quickish quickly established itself as a trusted and respected gateway to the most topical and timely sports news and analysis taking place across all social and media platforms.
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closed 11/9/2011 via Market Wire

PulsePoint, Inc., acquired FanIQ

synopsis: PulsePoint, a global digital media technology company, has acquired FanIQ, a sports-focused game and content site that connects millions of fans to the teams and sports they care about the most. FanIQ transforms the online sports experience by amassing conversations from passionate sports enthusiasts into one global community.
buyer: PulsePoint, Inc.
PulsePoint™ is a digital media technology company committed to helping marketers and publishers gain greater audience transparency and deeper engagement across digital channels at unprecedented scale. "
target parent: VantagePoint Capital Partners
target: FanIQ
FanIQ is the world's most interactive sports website. On FanIQ, over 12 million sports fans have more fun by competing against others to prove their sports knowledge, broadcasting their takes on games, news and rumors to the world and uniting to cheer their teams and root against their rivals.
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closed 10/6/2010 via PR Newswire

Action Sports Group, acquired GrindNetworks.com

synopsis: Source Interlink Media announced the completion of the acquisition of Grind Networks, a leading provider of online action sports and entertainment content. The media giant will add Grind to its growing Action Sports Group.
buyer parent: Source Interlink Companies, Inc.
buyer: Action Sports Group
Action Sports Group ("ASG") is home to renowned action and adventure sports magazine brands such as Surfer, Skateboarder and Powder. "
target: GrindNetworks.com
Grind Networks is the world's leading action sports/entertainment company, featuring leading print, online and event properties reaching more than 10 million enthusiasts every month through action sports, comedy and custom client web solutions.
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announced 5/18/2010 via Company Description

Consortium, will acquire Big Stick Media Corporation

synopsis: Big Stick Media Corporation (BSM) announced today that ten of its shareholders have entered into an agreement with BSM to acquire all of the outstanding Common Shares not held directly, or indirectly, by the Buying Group at a price of $0.10 cash per Common Share.
buyer: Consortium
The consortium includes BMX Entertainment S.A., Suplitodo S.A., CVR Investments Ltd., SGR Investments Ltd., Townson Holdings Ltd., Quality Investments S.A., Distribuidora Gravot S.A., Corporation Guiya S.A., Clarence Gary Austin and Keen Sing Enterprises. "
target: Big Stick Media Corporation
Big Stick Media Corporation owns and operates sports media assets, including websites, client-server software, publications, television and radio shows and call centers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1.36 [$3.82]*
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
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Ticker: TSX:TSGI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stars Group Inc.
Stars Group Inc.
The Stars Group is a global leader in the online and mobile gaming and interactive entertainment industries, entertaining millions of customers across its online real- and play-money poker, gaming and betting product offerings. Their brands include PokerStars, BetStars, Full Tilt, BetEasy and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,442.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$604.04
EBIT ($mm)
$254.52
Net Income ($mm)
$8.41
Employees
4516
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Ticker: OM:LEO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LeoVegas
Based in Malta, LeoVegas bases its development on "Mobile First" and is at the forefront of using state-of-the-art technology in the mobile gaming market. The company has attracted a steadily growing customer base through innovative, effective and data-driven marketing.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$224.61
EBITDA ($mm)
$34.25
EBIT ($mm)
$32.54
Net Income ($mm)
$31.27
Employees
479
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Ticker: OTCPK:GMBL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Esports Entertainment Group, Inc.
Esports Entertainment Group, Inc.
Esports Entertainment Group Inc. is a licensed online gambling company specifically focused on Esports wagering and 18+ gaming. Initially, Esports Entertainment intends to offer bet exchange style wagering on esports events to the global esports audience, excluding the US and EU.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.41)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.42)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4
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Ticker: FTCH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Farfetch
Farfetch
Based in the UK, Farfetch Limited is the leading global technology platform for the luxury fashion industry. Farfetch began as an e-commerce marketplace for luxury boutiques around the world. The Farfetch marketplace connects customers with items from more than 48 countries.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$602.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($164.46)
EBIT ($mm)
($173.32)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3232
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Ticker: ASX:AHL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ahalife Holdings Inc.
Ahalife Holdings Inc.
AHAlife Holdings Limited is a digital marketplace for consumers of luxury items and designer products. AHAlife’s business model involves a drop-ship approach, allowing wholesalers to ship directly to customers leaving no inventory risk for the Company.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$4.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.49)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.65)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: WBAI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
500.com Limited
500.com Limited is a leading online sports lottery service provider in China. The Company offers a comprehensive and integrated suite of online lottery services, information, user tools and virtual community venues to its users.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3.96
EBITDA ($mm)
($43.94)
EBIT ($mm)
($47.15)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
366
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Ticker: TSXV:SCR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TheScore
TheScore
theScore creates mobile-first sports experiences, connecting fans to what they love through a combination of real-time news, scores, fantasy information and alerts while creating and curating content that is mobile optimized, comprehensive, customizable and seamlessly shareable.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$6.73
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.60)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.13)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
123
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Ticker: OTCPK:WDLF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Social Life Network, Inc.
Social Life Network, Inc.
Social Life Networks, Inc. is an American for-profit corporation and an online social media and social networking service, based in Denver Colorado. The founders initially launched their social network platform in the emerging cannabis and hemp industry in 2013.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.18
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.42)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7
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Ticker: XSAT:EVERY A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Everysport Media Group AB
Everysport Media Group AB
Everysport Media Group AB (ESMG) is the fastest growing company in Sweden within the sports media and sports technology. They help clients communicate with target audiences in football, hockey, golf or tennis. ESMG owns, operates and sells for some of the top sports websites in each sport.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$11.09
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.38)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.05)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: BETS B:STO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Betsson AB
Betsson AB
Betsson AB’s Core Business consists of owning and administering shareholdings in companies which, themselves or through partners, offer gaming to the end users via the internet. It owns Betsson Malta which operates gaming to the end users either through their own websites or through partnerships.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$252.73
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$76.82
Employees
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Ticker: TSXV:FAN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gaming Nation Inc.
Gaming Nation Inc. provides technology and information platforms to the sports and entertainment industry. The company's platforms include 5050 Central, an electronic real-time raffle system, and sports information websites Fantasy Guru, FantasyGuruElite and Pick Nation.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$8.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.13)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.27)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: PLLAF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PlayLA inc
PlayLA inc
Play LA Inc. is an international online publishing company that owns and operates a Global network of multi-language websites. The Company currently owns and operates 18 websites that reach hundreds of thousands of people across the UK and Europe.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
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Ticker: TSX:IT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Intertain Group Limited
The Intertain Group Limited
The Intertain Group Limited is an online gaming company that provides entertainment to a global consumer base. Intertain currently offers casino, bingo and poker games to its customers using the InterCasino, InterPoker, Costa and other brands.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: AIM:XLM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
XLMedia plc
XLMedia plc
XLMedia is a market-leading provider of digital marketing services. The Group uses proprietary tools and methodologies to generate high value traffic for their customers, in return for a revenue share, fixed fees or a hybrid of both.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$117.87
EBITDA ($mm)
$36.90
EBIT ($mm)
$35.69
Net Income ($mm)
$19.82
Employees
200
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Ticker: OM:CTM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Catena Media
Catena Media
Catena Media provides companies with high quality online lead generation. Through strong organic growth and strategic acquisitions, Catena Media has since 2012 established a leading market position with approximately 300 employees in the US, Australia, Japan, Serbia, UK, Sweden and Malta (HQ).
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$88.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$47.42
EBIT ($mm)
$41.02
Net Income ($mm)
$25.04
Employees
288
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Ticker: OM:RAKE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RakeTech Ltd.
RakeTech Ltd.
Raketech is a leading online affiliate and content marketing company that focuses on the Nordic and UK regions. Through some 20 flagship brands, Raketech guides sports and gaming enthusiasts to the best possible services, while also delivering high quality traffic and leads to its partners.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$26.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.34
EBIT ($mm)
$7.06
Net Income ($mm)
$7.95
Employees
84
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Ticker: NasdaqGS:BILI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bilibili Inc.
Bilibili Inc.
Bilibili represents the iconic brand of online entertainment with a mission to enrich the everyday life of young generations in China. Bilibili is a full-spectrum online entertainment world covering a wide array of genres and media formats, including videos, live broadcasting and mobile games.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$537.71
EBITDA ($mm)
($23.79)
EBIT ($mm)
($72.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1903
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Ticker: WSE:WPL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Grupa Wirtualna Polska
Grupa Wirtualna Polska
Grupa Wirtualna Polska owns and operates internet portals. The group is also active on the Polish online advertising market, offering its customers a wide range of advertising products, including in generating leads for online stores for e-commerce market. The company is based in Warsaw, Poland.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$171.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$32.77
EBIT ($mm)
$32.77
Net Income ($mm)
$18.39
Employees
1046
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Ticker: TSXV:ZUM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ZoomerMedia Ltd.
ZoomerMedia Ltd.
ZoomerMedia is a Canada-based multimedia company that serves the 45plus “Zoomer” demographic through television, radio, magazine, internet and trade shows. ZoomerMedia is also Canada’s leading provider of online content targeting the 45plus age group.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$41.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.45
EBIT ($mm)
$1.12
Net Income ($mm)
$0.65
Employees
14
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Ticker: REDF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rediff.com
Rediff.com provides a platform for Indians worldwide to connect with one another online. Rediff.com is committed to offering a personalized and a secure surfing and shopping environment. Rediff.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$18.84
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.63)
EBIT ($mm)
($11.63)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
316
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