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closed 7/11/2017 via GlobeNewswire

ISM Connect, acquired CrowdJoy

synopsis: ISM Connect, a new company formed from the combination of Customer Mobile and Ingenuity Sun Media (ISM), has now acquired CrowdJoy, a company that helps event organizers and brands find better ways to engage their audience while simultaneously improving the attendee experience.
buyer: ISM Connect
Founded in 2009 with an initial purpose of developing flexible solutions for the computing industry, Customer Mobile has expanded upon that concept by creating a cloud-based SaaS architecture that turns ordinary devices into a network of smart screens. "
target: CrowdJoy
Since 2012, CrowdJoy has been focused on enhancing live event experiences. They help event organizers and brands find better ways to engage their audience while simultaneously improving the attendee experience.
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closed 11/13/2014 via Company Press Release

Eventbase, acquired LetsLynk

synopsis: Eventbase announced its acquisition of UK-based LetsLynk, a SaaS trade show technology company. LetsLynk’s mobile and web tools streamline visitor check-in, provide enhanced exhibitor services and empower event organizers to make meaningful decisions with real-time intelligence from the show floor.
buyer: Eventbase
Eventbase is the world’s most trusted event app platform. Eventbase enhances the attendee experience by providing a feature-rich, location-aware, native event app available on popular smartphone and tablet devices. "
target: LetsLynk
An innovative new SaaS-based technology product for trade shows, LetsLynk speeds up the on-site entry process for attendees and simplifies contact sharing and information exchange on the exhibit floor.
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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 11/8/2017 via GlobeNewswire

PSAV, acquired Concise Ltd.

synopsis: PSAV, a leading global provider of audiovisual and event technology services, has acquired Concise Ltd., one of the largest and most trusted providers of interactive live event software applications.
buyer parent: Goldman Sachs & Co.
buyer: PSAV (PSAV:$0.00)
PSAV is a leading provider in the global event technology services industry. As the event technology provider of choice at leading hotels, resorts and convention centers, their customers look to deliver more dynamic and impactful meetings and events. "
target: Concise Ltd.
Concise is a leading live event software technology company founded more than 20 years ago. It is known for providing bespoke interactive applications for live events of all sizes. Concise’s clients consist of a broad range of well-known corporate customers and agencies.
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announced 4/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Bandwagon Fan Club, will acquire IdealSeat, Inc.

synopsis: BandwagonFanClub, Inc. has agreed to acquire the IdealSeat brand including their Fan Intelligence ticketing platform! IdealSeat is the world’s best Fan Intelligence™ platform, utilizing millions of proprietary data points and advanced analytics to provide sports and entertainment fans with amazing live event experiences.
buyer: Bandwagon Fan Club
Bandwagon is an online secondary ticket marketplace and fan community focusing on the collegiate football market. Bandwagon is a ticket authentication and fan identity management company that helps teams get better connected with their fans on the day of the event. "
target: IdealSeat, Inc.
IdealSeat is the world’s best Fan Intelligence™ platform, utilizing millions of proprietary data points and advanced analytics to provide sports and entertainment fans with amazing live event experiences.
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announced 5/19/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Irish Studio, will acquire Darwin CX Inc.

synopsis: Irish Studio LLC will acquire the assets of Darwin CX Inc, a Toronto developer of enterprise SaaS applications for publishers and membership-based organizations, from ZoomerMedia. The Darwin assets are ZoomerMedia’s proprietary subscription management platform.
buyer: Irish Studio
Irish Studio is the most trusted source for the Irish and Irish Diaspora communities around the world that informs, entertains and inspires audiences by providing premium storytelling and experiences through its video, events, print, social and digital platforms. "
target parent: ZoomerMedia Ltd.
target: Darwin CX Inc.
Toronto-based Darwin CX is a developer of enterprise SaaS applications for publishers and membership-based organizations. Designed to replace the legacy technology that serves these industries, the Darwin platform enhances acquisition and retention through customer experience orchestration.
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closed 2/28/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Magnite, acquired Carbon

synopsis: Magnite, the world’s largest independent omnichannel sell-side advertising platform, announced the acquisition of Carbon, a platform that enables publishers to measure, manage and monetize audiences in real-time.
buyer: Magnite (RUBI:$468.41)
Magnite is the world’s largest independent sell-side advertising platform. Publishers use Magnite's technology to monetize content across all screens and formats—including desktop, mobile, audio and CTV. Magnite combines Rubicon Project’s programmatic expertise with Telaria’s leadership in CTV. "
target: Carbon
Carbon RMP (revenue management platform) is a real-time, first-party platform that consolidates revenue & audience analytics, contextual intelligence, data management and yield operations into a single, fully compliant solution.
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closed 4/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Glam Holdings Ltd, acquired Carbon

synopsis: Glam Holdings, owner of ex-billion-dollar Mode Media, BrideClick, and Glam Inc, has acquired Carbon from Clicksco, a Dubai-based provider of performance-based marketing solutions. Carbon is a data management platform in the UK that provides publishers and advertisers with actionable insights that help them to improve online experiences.
buyer: Glam Holdings Ltd
Glam Holdings Ltd is a UK holding company that owns and operates a number of digital brands (“Glam”) and publishing technologies (“Mode”). Glam Holdings has been built through the acquisition of BrideClick (2016), Mode Media (2017) and now Carbon (2020). "
target parent: Vivendi SA
target: Carbon
Carbon is a next generation data management platform in the UK. Carbon's cloud-based data management platform uses data science, AI, and machine learning to provide publishers, advertisers and platforms with actionable insights that help them to improve online experiences.
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closed 4/18/2018 via GlobeNewswire

The Freeman Companies, acquired Info Salons Australia Pty Ltd.

synopsis: Freeman announced it has acquired digital technology company Info Salons, a leading provider of registration and attendee database management solutions. Info Salons' bespoke software solutions assist organisers in connecting their buyers and event content to the exhibitor communities they serve.
buyer: The Freeman Companies
Freeman is the world’s largest brand experience company. They help clients design, plan, and deliver immersive experiences. Through comprehensive solutions including strategy, creative, logistics, digital solutions, and event technology, Freeman helps increase engagement and drive business results. "
target: Info Salons Australia Pty Ltd.
Info Salons, the leading event technology company for registration and attendee database management, delivers custom built applications that enhance their clients’ events. Their bespoke software solutions assist organisers in connecting buyers and event content to their exhibitor communities.
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closed 1/29/2020 via PR Newswire

Intellitix, acquired CrowdBlink

synopsis: Intellitix Technologies Inc., the leading global provider of technology-driven solutions for festivals and live events, has acquired a majority-stake in CrowdBlink, a next generation event management platform in Canada. CrowdBlink's mobile platform provides solutions for event ticketing, access control, cashless payments, and guest engagement.
buyer: Intellitix
Intellitix is the leading global provider of technology-driven solutions for festivals and live events. Intellitix offers RFID access control, cashless payments, and experiential solutions that enhance the guest experience, increase revenues and decrease costs for event organizers. "
target: CrowdBlink
CrowdBlink is a next generation event management platform in Canada. CrowdBlink offers a mobile, all-in-one event management platform that provides event organizers with solutions for event ticketing, access control, cashless payments, and guest engagement.
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closed 2/9/2006 via BusinessWire

eRSVP.com, acquired DataHive, LLC

synopsis: eRSVP, developer of Web-based events registration and information management solutions for professional meeting planners and special events producers, has acquired DataHive, a New Hampshire-based provider of online registration and data management services.
buyer: eRSVP.com
eRSVP.com is the leading web registration and response management solution for event planners and meeting professionals. Our patent pending technology gives you an ASP-style application with which to coordinate promotion, events, meetings and registrations. "
target: DataHive, LLC
DataHive provides personal, Internet-based solutions for today's forward-thinking companies. DataHive solutions leverage years of extensive Internet experience and high-powered research, resulting in unique marketing and sales solutions.
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closed 5/26/2021 via Company Press Release

EventBooking merged with Ungerboeck,

synopsis: EventBooking, a Software as a Service (SaaS) company specializing in online booking and venue management, has merged with Ungerboeck, a software provider of event and venue management tools. The merger will enable the unified company to offer customers an integrated set of capabilities that further enhance the world-class solutions they provide.
buyer parent: Cove Hill Partners
buyer: Ungerboeck
Ungerboeck provides industry-leading event and venue management software to over 50,000 users in over 50 countries around the world, empowering the people that bring people together. Their platform offers event professionals leading-edge SaaS technology that provides a 360 view of their business. "
target: EventBooking
EventBooking is a Software as a Service (SaaS) company that specializes in online booking and venue management for arenas, stadiums, convention centers, and more. Their software combines CRM, sales, booking, event management, catering, operations, and invoicing into a single platform.
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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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closed 8/1/2017 via PR Newswire

Community Brands, acquired Configio

synopsis: Community Brands, a technology-driven company that delivers purpose-built solutions for the world's leading associations and nonprofits, announced the acquisition of Configio, a company that offers cloud-based solutions for event and activity-based organizations to better manage members, clients, participants, marketing data, and more.
buyer: Community Brands
Community Brands is the market-leader of technology and revenue solutions for more than 13,000 associations and nonprofit organizations. Its connected eco-system of software and services are transforming the value organizations recognize from their technology investments. "
target: Configio
Configio offers cloud-based solutions for event and activity-based organizations to better manage members, clients, participants, marketing data, and more. Features include: event registration, content management, CRM capabilities, email marketing, staff management, and analytics and reporting.
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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 11/11/2015 via Company Press Release

Shubert Ticketing Services, acquired Choice Ticketing Systems

synopsis: Shubert Ticketing, a leading provider of ticketing services nationwide, announced the acquisition of Choice Ticketing Systems, an innovative, fast-growing company based in Boulder, Colorado. Choice Ticketing Systems was founded in 1990 and has been a leader in providing innovative solutions, in particular to performing arts organizations.
buyer parent: The Shubert Organization, Inc.
buyer: Shubert Ticketing Services
Over the last three decades, Shubert Ticketing has been the ticketing industry's standard for long-running open engagements, as well as the leader in wholesale distribution technology and individual ticket sales within the global travel market. "
target: Choice Ticketing Systems
Choice Ticketing Systems was founded in 1990 and has been a leader in providing innovative solutions, in particular to performing arts organizations. ChoiceCRM is a cloud based CRM offering advanced technology capabilities for box office, fundraising, marketing and ticketing operations.
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closed 3/9/2022 via Yahoo, Inc.

Naviga, acquired Abacus Software Limited

synopsis: Naviga Inc., a leading provider of software and services powering media-rich industries, has acquired Abacus, a United Kingdom headquartered SaaS digital subscription and audience insight supplier whose customers include major publishers, professional institutions and corporate brands.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Naviga
Naviga is the leading provider of software and services powering media-rich industries. Its Content Engagement Platform (CEP) helps companies create, enrich, deliver and monetize content to manage engagements from end-to-end. Naviga's solutions are easy to use, scalable and agile. "
target: Abacus Software Limited
Based in the UK, Abacus is an award-winning Software as a Service (SaaS) provider with unique proprietary Customer Data Platform (CDP) and Digital eXperience Platform (DXP) offerings. They help brands and communities improve revenue and engagement with personalised digital experiences and offers.
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closed 2/9/2015 via PR Newswire

Juggernaut, LLC merged with Aysling,

synopsis: Aysling and Juggernaut LLC have merged. Aysling is a provider of marketing software solutions and digital media production services. Juggernaut develops two products: MagHub, a full-service magazine publishing tool with robust CRM capabilities, and Juggernaut CRM, a CRM tool built for small to medium businesses of all types.
buyer: Aysling
Aysling is a provider of marketing software solutions and digital media production services for publishers, retailers, corporations and agencies around the world. "
target: Juggernaut, LLC
Juggernaut is the developer of two Customer Relationship Management (CRM) products, MagHub and Juggernaut CRM. MagHub is a comprehensive publishing solution that allows magazine publishers to run their day-to-day operations from a single tool.
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announced 12/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Sino Hua-An International Bhd, will acquire TouchPoint International Sdn Bhd

synopsis: Sino Hua-An International Bhd, a metallurgical coke manufacturer in Malaysia, will acquire TouchPoint International, Malaysia's leading smart city platform provider. TouchPoint offers a mobile app loyalty and community engagement platform designed to help brand owners, retail chains and organizations engage customers and community members.
buyer: Sino Hua-An International Bhd (KLSE:HUAAN:$181.02)
Sino Hua-An International Bhd (Hua-An Group) is a metallurgical coke manufacturer in Malaysia. Hua-An Group is primarily engaged in the production and sale of metallurgical coke and its by-products, including coal gas, tar, crude benzene, and ammonia sulfate. "
target: TouchPoint International Sdn Bhd
TouchPoint International is Malaysia's leading smart city platform provider. TouchPoint International offers a mobile app loyalty and community engagement platform designed to help brand owners, retail chains and organizations reach out to and engage customers and community members.
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closed 1/18/2017 via Company Press Release

Crystal Interactive, acquired IML Interactive UK

synopsis: Lumi, the global market leader in real-time audience engagement, has sold its UK business, IML Interactive UK, to Crystal Interactive – creating the largest event technology company in the UK. IML has created and led the voting technology market, providing market leading and proprietary audience engagement solutions for meetings and events.
buyer: Crystal Interactive
Audience engagement specialist Crystal Interactive provides facilitation combined with interactive technology for conferences, forums and consultation processes. They pioneered and developed communication systems that allow delegates and participants to share ideas and provide real-time feedback. "
target parent: Lumi Technologies Ltd.
target: IML Interactive UK
IML Interactive UK is an interactive events technology group. IML provides market leading and proprietary audience engagement solutions for thousands of annual meetings and events globally.
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closed 7/11/2017 via GlobeNewswire

ISM Connect, acquired CrowdJoy

synopsis: ISM Connect, a new company formed from the combination of Customer Mobile and Ingenuity Sun Media (ISM), has now acquired CrowdJoy, a company that helps event organizers and brands find better ways to engage their audience while simultaneously improving the attendee experience.
buyer: ISM Connect
Founded in 2009 with an initial purpose of developing flexible solutions for the computing industry, Customer Mobile has expanded upon that concept by creating a cloud-based SaaS architecture that turns ordinary devices into a network of smart screens. "
target: CrowdJoy
Since 2012, CrowdJoy has been focused on enhancing live event experiences. They help event organizers and brands find better ways to engage their audience while simultaneously improving the attendee experience.
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announced 12/19/2018 via Company Press Release

Smith Micro Software, Inc., will purchase Smart Retail Product Suite from ISM Connect

synopsis: Smith Micro Software, Inc. is to acquire the assets of ISM Connect, LLC’s Smart Retail product suite. The powerful Smart Retail platform enables wireless carriers and retailers to bring devices to life with on-screen, interactive demos that deliver consistent, targeted and secure content, including messaging and advertising campaigns.
buyer: Smith Micro Software, Inc. (SMSI:$51.30)
Smith Micro provides software to simplify and enhance the mobile experience. Their network access, insights, and optimization solutions ensure the best Quality of Experience for wireless users, while embedded mobile software creates new opportunities for wireless service providers. "
seller: ISM Connect
The acquisition includes the Smart Retail product suite from ISM Connect. The Smart Retail platform enables wireless carriers and retailers to bring devices to life with on-screen, interactive demos that deliver consistent, targeted and secure content, including messaging and advertising campaigns.
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closed 7/11/2017 via GlobeNewswire

ISM Connect, acquired CrowdJoy

synopsis: ISM Connect, a new company formed from the combination of Customer Mobile and Ingenuity Sun Media (ISM), has now acquired CrowdJoy, a company that helps event organizers and brands find better ways to engage their audience while simultaneously improving the attendee experience.
buyer: ISM Connect
Founded in 2009 with an initial purpose of developing flexible solutions for the computing industry, Customer Mobile has expanded upon that concept by creating a cloud-based SaaS architecture that turns ordinary devices into a network of smart screens. "
target: CrowdJoy
Since 2012, CrowdJoy has been focused on enhancing live event experiences. They help event organizers and brands find better ways to engage their audience while simultaneously improving the attendee experience.
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closed 6/28/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Customer Mobile, acquired Ingenuity Sun Media

synopsis: Customer Mobile, a company that offers a cloud-based SaaS architecture that turns ordinary devices into a network of smart screens, has acquired Ingenuity Sun Media, a company that created the world’s first and most energy efficient, solar-power-assisted, digital, outdoor marketing and advertising network for public venues.
buyer: Customer Mobile
Founded in 2009 with an initial purpose of developing flexible solutions for the computing industry, Customer Mobile has expanded upon that concept by creating a cloud-based SaaS architecture that turns ordinary devices into a network of smart screens. "
target: Ingenuity Sun Media
By bringing together Solar and Media, Ingenuity Sun Media has created the world’s first and most energy efficient, solar-power-assisted, digital, outdoor marketing and advertising network for malls, shopping centers, entertainment venues, stadiums and other consumer gathering public places.
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closed 2/2/2017 via Company Press Release

EZLinks Golf LLC, acquired Distinct Software Solutions, LLC

synopsis: EZLinks Golf, a PGA TOUR affiliated company and a leading developer of golf course management technology, announced the acquisition of Distinct Software Solutions (DSS), the golf industry’s premier marketing technology and service provider. Specializing in online marketing and social reputation management, DSS serves golf courses and restaurants.
buyer parent: PGA TOUR, Inc.
buyer: EZLinks Golf LLC
EZLinks Golf brings industry-leading software and services to power the operations and marketing needs of the golf industry. EZLinks software and service suite includes: tee sheet, point of sale, 24/7 reservation center, online booking engines, marketing services, and an online tee time marketplace."
target parent: Salt Creek Capital
target: Distinct Software Solutions, LLC
Distinct Software Solutions (DSS) is an Austin, Texas-based internet marketing leader and the preeminent digital marketing technology partner to golf courses worldwide. DSS specializes in online marketing and social reputation management, and has expanded to include the restaurant industry.
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closed 9/12/2018 via PE Hub

MarketCast, acquired Turnkey Intelligence

synopsis: MarketCast Group, a global leader in the consumer insights industry, has acquired Turnkey Intelligence, a preeminent sports research and advisory firm. Turnkey Intelligence has been providing best-in-class research, consulting, and analytics for more than 20 years, offering a full suite of data-driven services to hundreds of sports clients.
buyer parent: Kohlberg & Company, LLC
buyer: MarketCast
MarketCast is a leading provider of marketing research services and data analytics for the global entertainment industry. MarketCast works in collaboration with marketers and researchers across the entertainment spectrum in the development and execution of their marketing strategies. "
target parent: Turnkey Sports & Entertainment
target: Turnkey Intelligence
Turnkey Intelligence offers customized, informed, and actionable solutions to a wide range of sports, live event, agency, and brand-side clients. Turnkey Intelligence’s self-service platform – Audience Portal – is used and trusted by hundreds of sports teams of all sizes.
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closed 6/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

mktg, inc., acquired Klip Desk Holdings Pty Ltd

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN) has acquired Melbourne-based Klip Desk – a new technology business. Founded by Aaron Tobin, Klip Desk is b2b enterprise software that enables sports rights owners to automate real time delivery and commercialisation of their highlights via a product called Klip Studio.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: mktg, inc. (CMKG:$134.90)
MKTG, part of the Dentsu Aegis Network, is a global lifestyle marketing agency that specializes in delivering strategic, business-oriented marketing solutions for leading brands via sport and entertainment consulting, live experiences, retail marketing, enterprise/B2B engagement, and more. "
target: Klip Desk Holdings Pty Ltd
Melbourne-based Klip Desk is B2B enterprise software that enables sports rights owners to automate real time delivery and commercialisation of their highlights via a product called Klip Studio. It also provides Klip Logic to effectively understand the value of sponsorship within these highlights.
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closed 9/25/2015 via PR Newswire

Rentrak Corporation, acquired SponsorHub

synopsis: Rentrak, the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, announced it has acquired SponsorHub. The company is a premiere Big Data platform for the sports and entertainment industry, offering proprietary social media measurement for sports, political and advertising brands.
buyer: Rentrak Corporation (RENT:$115.67)
Rentrak is the entertainment and marketing industries' premier provider of worldwide consumer viewership information, precisely measuring actual viewing behavior of movies and TV everywhere. "
target: SponsorHub
SponsorHub provides elegant yet powerful enterprise-grade software tools to help brands measure their most important sports and entertainment campaigns.
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closed 11/30/2021 via PR Newswire

Arria NLG, acquired Boost Sport AI

synopsis: Arria NLG, a leading provider of Natural Language Generation (NLG) technology, has acquired Boost Sport AI, whose proprietary technology uses data analytics and computer vision to automate sport performance and power digital storytelling across media, betting, and e-commerce.
buyer: Arria NLG
Arria NLG is the global leader in the field of Natural Language Generation (NLG), a form of artificial intelligence that extracts insights from complex data sources and communicates them in natural language. The Arria NLG Platform is used across multiple industries and use cases. "
target: Boost Sport AI
Boost Sport AI is a proprietary technology platform that uses computer vision, data analytics, and Natural Language Generation (NLG) to build personalized, scalable sports applications used by coaches and scouts as well as media and sportsbooks.
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closed 7/22/2009 via BNC Analysis

Celeritas Management, acquired ANC Sports Enterprises, LLC

synopsis: Celeritas Management announced its acquisition of a majority stake in ANC Sports Enterprises, a leading provider of team and venue services for over 200 professional, collegiate and amateur sports organizations and events.
buyer parent: Palladium Equity Partners LLC
buyer: Celeritas Management
Based in Virginia, Celeritas Management, Inc. is a company funded by Palladium Equity Partners, LLC that builds and acquires complementary organizations in the sports, entertainment, and marketing services industries. "
target: ANC Sports Enterprises, LLC
ANC Sports Enterprises, LLC is the industry leader in team and venue services, providing integrated signage, design, and marketing solutions for sports and commercial facilities.
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closed 11/4/2009 via BusinessWire

Zoom Media Corp., acquired Gym Screen Media

synopsis: Zoom Media Corp and its subsidiary, ClubCom International Limited, a leading provider of digital out-of-home media in Health & Fitness venues in the UK and around the world, announced its acquisition of Gym Screen Media, a 160 venue digital channel located in high-end fitness centers across the UK.
buyer: Zoom Media Corp.
Zoom Media & Marketing operates indoor content and advertising networks in over 10,000 venues including fitness centers, indoor soccer facilities, bowling centers, family entertainment centers, restaurants and nightclubs that reach active consumers. "
target: Gym Screen Media
Gym Screenmedia is an in-club digital screen service that offers a mix of purpose designed entertainment and communications screens reaching UK fitness members. Gym Screen Media produce and deliver a range of in club TV channels to the UK health club market.
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closed 3/23/2015 via BusinessWire

Vista Entertainment Solutions, acquired Ticketsoft, LLC

synopsis: New Zealand software company Vista Entertainment Solutions has bought US cinema software company Ticketsoft, continuing its international growth. Ticketsoft, based in Dallas, Texas and founded in 2001, offers software solutions in more than 200 North American cinemas, representing more than 2,000 cinema screens.
buyer: Vista Entertainment Solutions (NZSE:VGL:$58.64)
Vista Entertainment Solutions creates cinema management solutions for the international cinema exhibition industry. Their software is installed in cinemas in over 60 countries covering a wide range from single screen independents to the largest cinema chain in the world. "
target: Ticketsoft, LLC
Ticketsoft specializes in providing premier end to end technology solutions for the movie theatre industry. They offer software for point of sale, self-service kiosks, internet ticketing, gift & loyalty cards, time & attendance, real-time analysis, & enterprise class corporate office systems.
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closed 10/3/2014 via PR Newswire

Wind Creek Hospitality, acquired C2Rewards

synopsis: Wind Creek Hospitality has acquired majority interest in the C2Rewards social gaming platform developed for C2Rewards by EC Wise. C2Rewards social gaming platform is a cloud based social iGaming platform delivering a fully casino branded experience.
buyer: Wind Creek Hospitality
Wind Creek Hospitality is the hospitality enterprise of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. operating three casinos and two luxury resort hotels in the State of Alabama. WCH also owns a controlling share in greyhound racing tracks in Mobile, AL and Pensacola, FL. "
target: C2Rewards
C2Rewards Inc. is a privately-held international gaming products and services company offering solutions to deliver integrated iGaming, social networking and automated marketing capabilities.
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closed 8/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Screen Engine/ASI, acquired TicktBox

synopsis: Screen Engine/ASI, a market research firm that specializes in focus-group testing of movies and TV pilots, has acquired ticktBox, which operates a digital marketing and ticketing platform used by movie distributors, exhibitors, and TV networks. With ticktBox, SE/ASI will have one of the largest databases of active moviegoers in the industry.
buyer parent: Wicks Group of Companies
buyer: Screen Engine/ASI
Screen Engine/ASI is a research and analytics firm with an emphasis on big data focused on maximizing market potential while assessing risk for clients in the entertainment and media spaces. They focus on all distribution platforms, including international film and television, digital and mobile. "
target: TicktBox
TicktBox operates a digital marketing and ticketing platform used by movie distributors, exhibitors, and TV networks. It operates two brands: the business-to-business TicktBox service; and Gofobo, a consumer-facing brand that offers access to advance movie screenings, premieres and other events.
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closed 4/30/2010 via PR Newswire

Access 360 Media, acquired Arena Media Networks

synopsis: Access 360 Media, the nation's largest out-of-home media network for shoppers, announced the acquisition of Arena Media Networks (AMN), the pioneering national sports and entertainment media company providing marketing access to fans across sporting and concert venues.
buyer: Access 360 Media
Access 360 Media is a media network that connects to over 59 million young adult consumers (P12-34) each month, in the places and through the communication platforms that matter most to them - Retail, Online and Mobile. "
target: Arena Media Networks
Arena Media Networks (AMN) operates a network of flat panel displays in the United States. AMN focuses on attendees at various events, such as league sporting, concerts & family entertainment events. The programming loop includes sports scores, weather, financial news, entertainment news and more.
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closed 2/13/2009 via PR Newswire

Britten, Inc., acquired Sideline Signatures

synopsis: Britten, Inc., the leading provider of large-scale banner and display solutions to the sports world, has acquired Boise-based Sideline Signatures. Sideline Signature's premiere product is a 3'X9' padded pyramid designed to stand on its own along a sideline boundary.
buyer: Britten, Inc.
For more than 20 years, Britten has been the leading provider of large-format, full-color banner solutions... solutions that reach out and grab people’s attention, building brand awareness and creating revenue-generating opportunities. "
target: Sideline Signatures
The Sideline Signature is a 3'X9' padded pyramid. The product is used in football, soccer, volleyball, and several other sports. The product's primary appeal is that it is positioned on the field, in direct sight of those in the stands and TV camera sight lines.
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closed 8/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

Gimbal, acquired InStadium, Inc.

synopsis: Gimbal has acquired InStadium, the nation’s largest fan engagement platform. With the power of Gimbal’s location intelligence and identity solutions, Gimbal InStadium will offer a new suite of solutions for sports and entertainment companies to reach fans and extend high-impact branding opportunities for advertisers across all channels.
buyer: Gimbal
Gimbal provides advertising and marketing technologies to the world's leading brands and retailers interested in understanding the physical world. Gimbal translates location data into intent, measurement, and insights to help organizations transform their businesses and maximize marketing relevance."
target: InStadium, Inc.
InStadium is the leading live sports marketing network, dedicated to connecting brands with fans at live events in more than 425 professional and collegiate stadiums and arenas across the country. InStadium delivers multi-channel brand engagement opportunities to millions of consumers each year.
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closed 7/28/2015 via BusinessWire

AllOver Media, Inc., purchased Social and Family Divisions from Zoom Media Corp.

synopsis: AllOver Media, LLC (AOM), a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity and the largest alternative out-of-home advertising platform in the United States, announced the purchase of the Social Indoor and the Family Network Divisions of Zoom Media. Both Zoom and AOM have deep roots in strategic indoor place based media.
buyer parent: Audax Group
buyer: AllOver Media, Inc.
AllOver Media (AOM) is the largest alternative out-of-home advertising platform in the U.S. AOM works with a wide range of clients from Fortune 500 to regional and local companies by promoting products within captive media formats and engaging consumers on an every day basis. "
seller: Zoom Media Corp.
Zoom Media's Social Indoor Network assets include: static poster facings and digital screens across 1600 venues and 20 DMA’s, including sports bars, restaurants and clubs. The Family Network consists of backlit billboards, digital screens, floor clings at more than 350 sports and recreation centers.
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closed 2/14/2011 via PR Newswire

Outcast Media Holdings, Inc., acquired Health Club Media Network

synopsis: Outcast Media, a digital media company, has made an expansion into the fitness vertical through an acquisition of Health Club Media Network (HCMN), the largest advertising company in the health club industry. HCMN offers a wide variety of in-club advertising and marketing opportunities - customizable to each brand's particular needs.
buyer: Outcast Media Holdings, Inc.
Outcast Media Holdings, Inc. is a digital media company reaching active, on-the-go consumers. Advertisers reach a Nielsen-audited combined audience of more than 68 million active consumers each month at health clubs and gas stations in 130 US markets. "
target: Health Club Media Network
Founded in 1995, Health Club Media Network (HCMN), formerly the Health Club Panel Network, has grown to become the largest and most reputable player in the field of health club advertising and marketing.
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announced 1/10/2007 via BNC Analysis

Cyberkey Corporation, will purchase a minority stake in HumWare Media Corporation

synopsis: CyberKey Solutions is pleased to announce that the Company will be working in cooperation with Humware Media Corporation to develop the ultimate sports fan experience, which will be marketed and promoted to the Fantasy Sports industry. According to the terms of the agreement, CyberKey Solutions, Inc. will acquire an equity position in Humware.
buyer: Cyberkey Corporation
CyberKey Solutions, Inc. manufacturers and markets a broad range of USB drives, storage media, mobile communications devices and comprehensive software/hardware solutions for a broad range of markets and industries. "
target: HumWare Media Corporation
HumWare Media Corporation operates as a media advertising company. Its Boondoggle Sports Network delivers entertaining sports trivia, interactive trivia games, and fantasy sports contests to the hospitality industry through Internet, which are displayed on television monitors.
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closed 10/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Tilting Point, acquired Gondola

synopsis: Tilting Point has acquired fellow mobile publisher service partner Gondola. Gondola pitches its service to game publishers as a way to use machine learning to increase the effectiveness of in-game offers and video ads. As part of the acquisition, Gondola's founders will take on roles with Tilting Point.
buyer: Tilting Point
Tilting Point is a new generation games partner for top independent development studios, with a focus on the rapidly growing mobile and tablet markets. Tilting Point empowers elite developers with expert resources, operational support, and funding to give carefully selected games mainstream success."
target: Gondola
Gondola leverages machine learning to optimize in-game offers and video ads. Product Managers make better decisions faster, growing more confident in their data and saving time on live ops. Publishers benefit from more efficiency and increased bottom line revenue.
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closed 3/9/2017 via PR Newswire

Rokt, acquired CalReply

synopsis: ROKT, the transaction marketing company, has acquired CalReply, the leader in calendar marketing solutions. CalReply handles calendar marketing for many of the world's biggest brands, including ESPN, FOX, MLB, NASCAR, & UFC, among others. Under terms of the agreement, CalReply becomes an operating unit of ROKT maintaining the strong CalReply brand.
buyer: Rokt
ROKT is a transaction marketing company. ROKT uses its unique position in the customer journey and set of capabilities to help performance marketers engage with and acquire customers at scale when they're most receptive, just as they've made an online transaction from a trusted brand. "
target: CalReply
CalReply is the largest and fastest growing provider of calendar marketing solutions with more than 4 million subscribers. It handles calendar marketing for many of the world's biggest brands, including ESPN, FOX, MLB, NASCAR, ITV and UFC, among others.
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announced 3/28/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Triller, Inc., will acquire JuliusWorks, Inc.

synopsis: Triller, the AI-powered open garden technology platform for creators, announced that it had agreed to acquire Julius, a leading influencer marketing software platform. Its proprietary technology serves enterprise clients’ unique needs in identifying, activating, accurately measuring, and gaining the best value on their campaigns.
buyer parent: Proxima Media
buyer: Triller, Inc.
Triller is an AI-powered music video app. Triller allows users to create professional-looking videos in a matter of seconds. The app provides over 100 video filters and makes it easy to create and share videos through various social media channels. "
target: JuliusWorks, Inc.
Julius is an influencer-marketing platform offering scalable full-funnel solutions driven by data. Its proprietary technology serves enterprise clients’ unique needs in identifying, activating, accurately measuring, and gaining the best value on their campaigns.
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closed 2/23/2022 via Company Press Release

Beatport, acquired AMPsuite

synopsis: Beatport, an online music store focused on electronic music, has acquired AMPsuite, an integrated music royalty accounting, label management, and promotional system for record labels. AMPsuite provides a web-based system that simplifies royalty accounting and allows users to create customizable email promos and manage their business from anywhere.
buyer parent: Robert F.X. Sillerman
buyer: Beatport
Founded in 2004 as the principal source of music for DJs, Beatport today is the worldwide home of electronic music for DJs, producers, and their fans. The Beatport Store offers music in premium digital formats and provides unique music discovery tools created for and by DJs. "
target: AMPsuite
AMPsuite is a fully integrated music royalty accounting, label management, and promotional system for record labels. AMPsuite provides a web-based, all-in-one system that simplifies royalty accounting and allows users to create customizable email promos and manage their business from anywhere.
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