Like Performance Sales and Marketing

closed 8/3/2017 via PR Newswire

Impact Group, acquired Performance Sales and Marketing

synopsis: Impact Group, a leading sales and marketing agency for companies in the consumer packaged goods industry, announced that it acquired Performance Sales and Marketing, a sales and marketing agency based in San Antonio, TX.
buyer parent: CI Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Impact Group
Founded in 1994, Impact Group is a leading sales and marketing agency, providing sales, merchandising and category analytical support to companies in the consumer packaged goods industry. Impact Group represents over 14,000 products. "
target: Performance Sales and Marketing
Performance Sales and Marketing is a sales and marketing agency based in San Antonio, TX. Performance is regarded as a leader and trusted adviser in grocery marketing by delivering consistent value to manufacturers and customers.
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announced 10/17/2018 via Company Press Release

Mi9 Retail, will acquire MyWebGrocer, Inc.

synopsis: Mi9 Retail, a leading provider of end-to-end software solutions for retailers, wholesalers, and brands, announced that it has signed a contract to acquire MyWebGrocer, a leading software and digital media company to the grocery and Consumer Packaged Goods industries.
buyer parent: Respida Capital
buyer: Mi9 Retail
Mi9 Retail is the fastest growing provider of enterprise software for retailers, wholesalers, and brands. Mi9 enables leading retailers to automate and optimize their entire Plan-to-Sell™ process, from planning to executing, influencing, and selling merchandise in-store, online, and on any device. "
target parent: HGGC, LLC
target: MyWebGrocer, Inc.
MyWebGrocer is a leading software and digital media company connecting Retailers, Manufacturers and Consumers through its suite of modular products and services. The company’s offerings span the entire digital shopper journey, from inspiration, through intent and purchase.
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closed 4/11/2018 via BusinessWire

Professional Datasolutions, Inc., acquired Excentus Corporation

synopsis: Professional Datasolutions, Inc. (PDI), a provider of enterprise software solutions, has acquired Excentus, a leading provider of loyalty and coalition marketing solutions for the U.S. retail, national brands and convenience retail segments. Excentus' SaaS loyalty platform uses data and analytics to help customers manage consumer relationships.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Professional Datasolutions, Inc.
Professional Datasolutions, Inc. (PDI) helps convenience store retailers and petroleum wholesale marketers worldwide thrive in a digital economy with enterprise management software. Customers trust PDI to optimize their operations whether they are a single site, dealer or a franchise operator. "
target: Excentus Corporation
Excentus is a leading provider of loyalty and coalition marketing solutions for the U.S. retail, grocery, national brands and convenience retail segments. Their SaaS loyalty platform uses data and analytics to help customers manage consumer relationships and find new ways to increase engagement.
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closed 8/10/2017 via PR Newswire

AppCard, acquired ProLogic Retail Services

synopsis: AppCard Inc., the leading personalized marketing and shopper analytics platform for retailers, announced that it has completed the acquisition of ProLogic Retail Services, the largest provider of loyalty marketing solutions for independent grocers.
buyer: AppCard
AppCard, a personalized marketing and CRM platform for retailers, uses smart data capture and machine learning to analyze, target, & engage with customers. The technology empowers businesses to deliver the right message, to the right customer, at the right time via text, email, & push notifications."
target: ProLogic Retail Services
ProLogic Retail Services is the largest provider of loyalty marketing services to independent grocers. Headquartered in Delray Beach, FL, ProLogic has been providing independent grocers with loyalty marketing solutions for over 20 years.
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closed 1/5/2017 via PR Newswire

Impact Sales LLC, acquired Harlow-HRK Sales & Marketing, Inc.

synopsis: Impact Sales LLC, a leading Idaho-based sales and marketing agency for companies in the consumer packaged goods industry, announced that it acquired Harlow-HRK Sales & Marketing, Inc., a sales and marketing agency based in Ohio. Impact Sales is owned by CI Capital Partners LLC, a New York-based private equity firm, and Impact Sales management.
buyer parent: CI Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Impact Sales LLC
Founded in 1994, Impact Sales LLC, is a leading sales and marketing agency, providing sales, merchandising and category analytical support to companies in the consumer packaged goods industry. "
target: Harlow-HRK Sales & Marketing, Inc.
Founded in 1980, Harlow-HRK Sales and Marketing provides comprehensive sales, marketing, analytical and retail support to manufacturers in the grocery industry.
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closed 6/11/2013 via PR Web

HGGC, LLC, acquired MyWebGrocer, Inc.

synopsis: Stripes Group, announced the sale of its entire stake in MyWebGrocer, Inc., a leading provider of digital marketing solutions for grocery stores and global consumer packaged goods companies. As part of the private transaction, HGGC, a leading middle market private equity firm, completed a growth equity investment in the company.
buyer: HGGC, LLC
HGGC (formerly Huntsman Gay Global Capital) is a Palo Alto, California-based leading middle market private equity firm with $1.1 billion in committed capital under management. HGGC invests in diverse businesses with strong management teams. "
target parent: Stripes Group
target: MyWebGrocer, Inc.
MyWebGrocer drives digital connections between consumers, grocery retailers, and Consumer Packaged Goods brands, offering a breadth of shopper marketing services supported by a comprehensive technology platform.
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closed 3/1/2017 via GlobeNewswire

SGK, Inc., acquired Equator, Ltd.

synopsis: Matthews International Corporation announced that they have acquired Equator, Ltd. (Equator). Equator will join the SGK Brand Solutions segment of Matthews. Equator is a design agency with subject matter experts in grocery retail and CPG brands with the rare capability to take brands from creation to shelf under one roof, with one team.
buyer parent: Matthews International
buyer: SGK, Inc. (SGK:$442.64)
SGK Brand Solutions, a Matthews International business segment, is a leader in the delivery of brand development, activation and deployment services that help build our clients’ brands and consumers’ desire for them. "
target: Equator, Ltd.
Equator is a design agency with subject matter experts in grocery retail and CPG brands with the rare capability to take brands from creation to shelf under one roof, with one team. Equator has three locations, including its headquarters, in the United Kingdom and one in Chicago.
price ($mm)
$41
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$26
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closed 7/9/2013 via BusinessWire

Information Resources, Inc., acquired The FreshLook Marketing Group

synopsis: Information Resources, Inc., the global leader in innovative solutions and services for consumer, retail and over-the-counter healthcare companies, announced the purchase of FreshLook Marketing Group, LLC, a leading supplier of market research information and consulting services to the fresh/random weight (fresh food) industry.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: Information Resources, Inc.
IRI is a leader in delivering powerful market and shopper information, predictive analysis and the foresight that leads to action. They go beyond the data to ignite extraordinary growth for their clients by pinpointing what matters and illuminating how it can impact their businesses. "
target: The FreshLook Marketing Group
FreshLook Marketing Group provides scanner-based information on the sales of perishable products, including fresh fruits and vegetables, deli cheese and meats, deli prepared foods, fresh meat and seafood, in-store bakery items and bulk foods.
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closed 5/31/2012 via BNC Analysis

POP Radio, LP, acquired In-Store Broadcasting Network, LLC

synopsis: POP Radio, LP acquired In-Store Broadcasting Network, LLC., the largest advertiser-supported in-store audio network in the U.S., broadcasting to over 33,000 grocery, drug and mass merchandiser stores. Gladstone Capital Corporation and Alta Communications along with others provided debt financing of $12 mil. to POP Radio to support the transaction.
buyer: POP Radio, LP
POP Radio delivers in-store audio advertising to food, drug, mass merch and convenience stores in the U.S. Advertising is delivered via satellite and reaches consumers in a captive media environment at the point-of-purchase. "
target: In-Store Broadcasting Network, LLC
InStore Broadcasting Network (IBN) connects with shoppers in some of the nation’s largest grocery and drug chains. IBN’s music and advertising can be heard in more than 13,500 stores nationwide.
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closed 10/15/2020 via PR Newswire

Velocity, A Managed Services Company, acquired Impax Media, Inc.

synopsis: Velocity, A Managed Services Company has acquired Montreal-based Impax Media, Inc., a grocery store advertising network. The purchase expands Velocity's media solutions portfolio within the retail sector to provide its customers with a comprehensive suite of managed services to run a digital signage network and advertising solutions.
buyer: Velocity, A Managed Services Company
Velocity delivers a streamlined, single-source approach to managed services for clients in the retail, hospitality, and motion picture industries. Velocity offers highly customized, customer-focused solutions by integrating the latest technologies available into all of its product offerings. "
target: Impax Media, Inc.
Montreal-based Impax Media is a leading provider of in-store digital signage advertising to shoppers at the checkout aisles within grocery stores in Canada and the New York City area. Impax Media programming includes grocer messaging, in-store sales, entertainment, and advertising.
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closed 10/5/2007 via

CBS Corporation, acquired SignStorey, Inc.

synopsis: CBS Corporation announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SignStorey, Inc., a leader in the distribution of video programming and advertising content to retail stores. SignStorey will be renamed “CBS Outernet” upon closing of the deal and is expected in the fourth quarter of 2007, pending regulatory review.
buyer: CBS Corporation (CBS:$25,931.00)
CBS Corporation is a mass media company with constituent parts that reach back to the beginnings of the broadcast industry, as well as newer businesses that operate on the leading edge of the media industry. "
target: SignStorey, Inc.
SignStorey is a provider of in-store digital media networks to the grocery industry, providing the hardware, installation and programming.SignStorey provides grocery retailers and advertisers with a new way to market products to individual shoppers who are difficult to reach with traditional media.
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$72
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closed 8/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Jody Trietch, acquired Taste the Local Difference

synopsis: Local entrepreneur Jody Trietch has purchased local food marketing agency Taste the Local Difference from venture capital firm Boomerang Catapult. Taste the Local Difference is Michigan’s local food marketing agency. They connect consumers to local farms, food producers, restaurants, community farmers markets, retailers and more.
buyer: Jody Trietch
Jody Trietch is chief financial officer of Boomerang Catapult, president of Impact 100 Traverse City and treasurer of Goodwill Industries of Northern Michigan. She has in the past served as CFO for local governments in Michigan. "
target parent: Boomerang Catapult, LLC
target: Taste the Local Difference
Taste the Local Difference is Michigan’s local food marketing agency. They connect consumers to local farms, food producers, restaurants, community farmers markets, retailers and more.
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announced 6/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

Hopscotch Global PR Group, will acquire Sopexa

synopsis: Hopscotch, a Paris-based communication consulting group, will acquire a 66% stake in Sopexa, an international communication and marketing agency that specializes in Food, Drink and Lifestyle. Sopexa provides strategic consulting, marketing strategies and activities that help brands and products succeed in their businesses.
buyer: Hopscotch Global PR Group (ENXTPA:HOP:$164.53)
Hopscotch is a Paris-based communication consulting group that creates sustainable relationships between audiences and brands. Hopscotch specializes in PR, event marketing, and digital marketing. Hopscotch helps brands manage their reputation, engage their audiences, and generate more sales. "
target: Sopexa
Sopexa is an international communication and marketing agency that specializes in Food, Drink and Lifestyle. Sopexa provides strategic consulting, marketing strategies and activities that help brands and products succeed in their businesses.
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$8.84*
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closed 8/22/2018 via PR Newswire

PACO Collective, acquired Noble Food, LLC

synopsis: PACO Collective, an award-winning cross-cultural marketing agency, has acquired Noble Food, a leading independent food-marketing agency. Noble Food intertwines marketing savvy, creative firepower and culinary expertise to help their clients deliver the right message to their customers.
buyer: PACO Collective
PACO Collective is an award-winning cross-cultural marketing agency. PACO is committed to working with brands that want to embrace the changing dynamics of American life and are invested in creating meaningful connections with consumers through cultural messaging and insight. "
target: Noble Food, LLC
Noble Food is a food-focused, full-service marketing agency that understands people’s relationship with food. Noble Food intertwines marketing savvy, creative firepower and culinary expertise to help their clients deliver the right message to their customers.
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closed 4/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Sprizzi drink-co., Inc., acquired The Big Beverage Company

synopsis: Sprizzi Drink-Co., a manufacturer of beverage dispensers, has acquired The Big Beverage Company, a company that provides marketing consulting services to the beverage industry. The Big Beverage Company's marketing services include branding, print marketing, internet advertising, social media, sampling, public relations, and more.
buyer: Sprizzi drink-co., Inc.
Sprizzi Drink-Co. is a manufacturer of beverage dispensers. Their Sprizzi Drink Machine can prepare and deliver a carbonated or non-carbonated drink in seconds. They offer over 60 flavor bullets that let consumers create a variety of drinks, such as colas, root beers, flavored ice teas, and more. "
target: The Big Beverage Company
The Big Beverage Company provides marketing consulting services to the beverage industry. The company has over 50 years of experience and has helped brands get into major retailers. Their marketing services include branding, print marketing, internet advertising, social media, sampling, and more.
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closed 7/7/2017 via PR Newswire

Gatesman, acquired Noble Communications

synopsis: Gatesman, one of the fastest-growing, mid-size, privately owned agencies in the U.S., has acquired Noble Communications, an award-winning, 49-year-old marketing communications firm in the Midwest. Since 1969, they have been committed to culinary thought leadership and cutting edge food marketing.
buyer: Gatesman
Gatesman is one of the fastest-growing, mid-size, privately owned agencies in the U.S. It is a fully integrated, independent marketing communications agency specializing in strategy/branding, advertising, digital, public relations, social media, media planning and buying, and insights/analytics. "
target: Noble Communications
Noble Communications is an award-winning, 49-year-old marketing communications firm in the Midwest. Since 1969, they have been committed to culinary thought leadership and cutting edge food marketing.
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closed 4/3/2017 via PR Newswire

L.C. Williams & Associates, acquired JSH&A

synopsis: L.C. Williams & Associates (LCWA) has acquired the business of JSH&A, an Oakbrook Terrace, Ill., public relations firm. JSH&A brings food and beverage expertise and a long history of work with major brands and household names. It will complement LCWA's roster of clients in the home and housewares, healthcare, and business-to-business sectors.
buyer: L.C. Williams & Associates
Providing full-service public relations and communications services, LCWA is one of the top 10 independent firms in Chicago. The company is ranked in the top three agencies specializing in home products and in the top 45 agencies working in healthcare and in professional services. "
target: JSH&A
JSH&A was founded in 1989, and became known for its strong marketing expertise, especially for food and beverage clients. Teams at JSH&A have helped leading consumer packaged goods brands drive consumer awareness, engagement and advocacy through traditional and social media programs.
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closed 9/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Advantage Sales and Marketing, acquired Marlin Network

synopsis: Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC has acquired Marlin Network Inc., which operates five independent business units, Marlin, deep, The Alchemedia Project, Food IQ and StarAwards. Marlin Network has a 30-year legacy of designing high-impact creative and strategic marketing campaigns.
buyer: Advantage Sales and Marketing
Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC (ASM) is a premier sales and marketing agency committed to building brand value for its clients. ASM's customized sales and marketing solutions include headquarter sales, retail merchandising and marketing services. "
target: Marlin Network
Marlin Network operates five independent business units, Marlin, deep, The Alchemedia Project, Food IQ and StarAwards. It has a 30-year legacy of designing high-impact creative and strategic marketing campaigns that drive sales, build brand awareness and foster brand engagement for leading brands.
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closed 11/19/2013 via PR Newswire

The Brandon Agency, acquired Benghiat Marketing & Communications

synopsis: The Brandon Agency announced that they have completed the acquisition of Benghiat Marketing & Communication. The Brandon Agency has pioneered integrated marketing solutions that engage the customer along the consumer decision journey in a digital age. Benghiat specializes in packaged goods, B2B, medical device and food industry categories.
buyer: The Brandon Agency
The Brandon Agency is a full-service marketing firm operating on the leading edge of change in the advertising industry. Offering an integrated approach to marketing, advertising, public relations, interactive and social media, the agency administers the "Why We Buy" Consumer Research Panel. "
target: Benghiat Marketing & Communications
Benghiat Marketing & Communications, a Cleveland-based agency founded in 1983, specializes in the consumer packaged goods, business-to-business, medical device and food industry categories.
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closed 1/30/2012 via AP - Associated Press

Marlin Network, acquired Marlin Network

synopsis: Marlin Network, Inc., a full-service business-to-business branding agency, completed its sale to an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Marlin Network is now owned 100% by its employees.
buyer: Marlin Network
Marlin Network is in the business of handling their business so that their affiliates can focus on clients. They engage in an intuitive approach to problem solving and creative communications. "
target: Marlin Network
Marlin Network is in the business of handling their business so that their affiliates can focus on clients. They engage in an intuitive approach to problem solving and creative communications.
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closed 8/3/2017 via PR Newswire

Impact Group, acquired Performance Sales and Marketing

synopsis: Impact Group, a leading sales and marketing agency for companies in the consumer packaged goods industry, announced that it acquired Performance Sales and Marketing, a sales and marketing agency based in San Antonio, TX.
buyer parent: CI Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Impact Group
Founded in 1994, Impact Group is a leading sales and marketing agency, providing sales, merchandising and category analytical support to companies in the consumer packaged goods industry. Impact Group represents over 14,000 products. "
target: Performance Sales and Marketing
Performance Sales and Marketing is a sales and marketing agency based in San Antonio, TX. Performance is regarded as a leader and trusted adviser in grocery marketing by delivering consistent value to manufacturers and customers.
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closed 9/19/2018 via PR Newswire

Impact Group, acquired Cluep

synopsis: Impact Group, a leading grocery sales and marketing agency that works with over 700 CPG companies, announced that the company has acquired Cluep, a digital advertising platform. Cluep is an artificially intelligent mobile advertising platform that targets people based on what they are sharing, how they are feeling and where they have been.
buyer parent: CI Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Impact Group
Impact Group is a dynamic sales and marketing agency with offices and teams spread strategically across the country. Impact Group's innovative technology and decades of combined experience in the food broker and CPG industry enable clients to more effectively connect with retailers and drive sales. "
target: Cluep
Founded in 2012, Cluep is an artificially intelligent mobile advertising platform that targets people based on what they are sharing, how they are feeling and where they have been.
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closed 2/7/2018 via PR Newswire

Impact Group, acquired Mingerink & Associates

synopsis: Impact Group, one of the country's largest sales and marketing agencies in the consumer packaged goods industry, announced that it has acquired Mingerink & Associates, a leading sales and marketing agency. Mingerink has delivered value to manufacturers and retailers by providing innovative and effective solutions to grow sales and market share.
buyer parent: CI Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Impact Group
Impact Group is a dynamic sales and marketing agency with offices and teams spread strategically across the country. Impact Group's innovative technology and decades of combined experience in the food broker and CPG industry enable clients to more effectively connect with retailers and drive sales. "
target: Mingerink & Associates
Mingerink & Associates is recognized as market experts and trusted advisers in CPG sales and marketing. Mingerink has delivered exceptional value to manufacturers and retailers by providing innovative and effective solutions to grow sales and market share.
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closed 8/3/2017 via PR Newswire

Impact Group, acquired Performance Sales and Marketing

synopsis: Impact Group, a leading sales and marketing agency for companies in the consumer packaged goods industry, announced that it acquired Performance Sales and Marketing, a sales and marketing agency based in San Antonio, TX.
buyer parent: CI Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Impact Group
Founded in 1994, Impact Group is a leading sales and marketing agency, providing sales, merchandising and category analytical support to companies in the consumer packaged goods industry. Impact Group represents over 14,000 products. "
target: Performance Sales and Marketing
Performance Sales and Marketing is a sales and marketing agency based in San Antonio, TX. Performance is regarded as a leader and trusted adviser in grocery marketing by delivering consistent value to manufacturers and customers.
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closed 4/5/2017 via PR Newswire

Impact Group, acquired Signature Specialty Sales & Marketing

synopsis: Impact Group, a leading sales and marketing agency for companies in the consumer packaged goods industry, announced that it acquired Signature Specialty Sales & Marketing, a sales and marketing agency based in Westmont, IL.
buyer parent: CI Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Impact Group
Founded in 1994, Impact Group is a leading sales and marketing agency, providing sales, merchandising and category analytical support to companies in the consumer packaged goods industry. Impact Group represents over 14,000 products. "
target: Signature Specialty Sales & Marketing
Founded in 1950, Signature Specialty Sales & Marketing is a nationally connected sales and marketing company offering headquarter and retail coverage to mass and natural channels in states across the Midwest.
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closed 1/5/2017 via PR Newswire

Impact Sales LLC, acquired Harlow-HRK Sales & Marketing, Inc.

synopsis: Impact Sales LLC, a leading Idaho-based sales and marketing agency for companies in the consumer packaged goods industry, announced that it acquired Harlow-HRK Sales & Marketing, Inc., a sales and marketing agency based in Ohio. Impact Sales is owned by CI Capital Partners LLC, a New York-based private equity firm, and Impact Sales management.
buyer parent: CI Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Impact Sales LLC
Founded in 1994, Impact Sales LLC, is a leading sales and marketing agency, providing sales, merchandising and category analytical support to companies in the consumer packaged goods industry. "
target: Harlow-HRK Sales & Marketing, Inc.
Founded in 1980, Harlow-HRK Sales and Marketing provides comprehensive sales, marketing, analytical and retail support to manufacturers in the grocery industry.
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closed 9/25/2017 via PR Newswire

Marketing Management, Inc., acquired Aisle 9 Retail, Inc.

synopsis: Aisle 9 Retail, Inc., a sales and marketing agency for emerging consumer package goods (CPG) in the grocery retail channel, announces the sale of its assets to Marketing Management, Inc. Aisle 9 specializes in helping brand owners prepare and sell emerging CPG brands into the complicated world of the grocery channel.
buyer: Marketing Management, Inc.
MMI is a Trusted Resource for Success. MMI is a comprehensive provider of brokerage services to the CPG and retail trade. These services include sales management, store-level retail merchandising, brand development, media advertising and social media solutions for its retail and CPG customers. "
target: Aisle 9 Retail, Inc.
Aisle 9 specializes in helping brand owners prepare and sell emerging CPG brands into the complicated world of the grocery channel. Aisle 9 provides emerging CPG clients critical bandwidth needed to expand their product sales into key retailers and distributors.
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closed 4/5/2017 via PR Newswire

Impact Group, acquired Signature Specialty Sales & Marketing

synopsis: Impact Group, a leading sales and marketing agency for companies in the consumer packaged goods industry, announced that it acquired Signature Specialty Sales & Marketing, a sales and marketing agency based in Westmont, IL.
buyer parent: CI Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Impact Group
Founded in 1994, Impact Group is a leading sales and marketing agency, providing sales, merchandising and category analytical support to companies in the consumer packaged goods industry. Impact Group represents over 14,000 products. "
target: Signature Specialty Sales & Marketing
Founded in 1950, Signature Specialty Sales & Marketing is a nationally connected sales and marketing company offering headquarter and retail coverage to mass and natural channels in states across the Midwest.
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closed 4/15/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Kreative Group merged with The Stable,

synopsis: The Stable, a leading consumer brand agency known for launching brands such as quip, Ring, and Califia Farms into Target and Amazon, announced that it is merging with Kreative, a Bentonville, Arkansas based sales and marketing firm that helps CPG brands launch and manage their business at Walmart, Sam’s Club & Costco.
buyer: The Stable
The Stable is a consumer brand agency representing world-class clients across all channels of commerce. They excel at creating big, beautiful, audacious creative; and driving sales and executing winning retail programs for their brand partners. "
target: Kreative Group
Kreative is a Bentonville, Arkansas based sales and marketing firm that helps CPG brands launch and manage their business at Walmart, Sam’s Club & Costco.
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closed 2/7/2018 via PR Newswire

Impact Group, acquired Mingerink & Associates

synopsis: Impact Group, one of the country's largest sales and marketing agencies in the consumer packaged goods industry, announced that it has acquired Mingerink & Associates, a leading sales and marketing agency. Mingerink has delivered value to manufacturers and retailers by providing innovative and effective solutions to grow sales and market share.
buyer parent: CI Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Impact Group
Impact Group is a dynamic sales and marketing agency with offices and teams spread strategically across the country. Impact Group's innovative technology and decades of combined experience in the food broker and CPG industry enable clients to more effectively connect with retailers and drive sales. "
target: Mingerink & Associates
Mingerink & Associates is recognized as market experts and trusted advisers in CPG sales and marketing. Mingerink has delivered exceptional value to manufacturers and retailers by providing innovative and effective solutions to grow sales and market share.
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announced 7/30/2014 via Wall Street Journal

Carlyle Group, will acquire Acosta, Inc.

synopsis: Carlyle Group LP has agreed to acquire in-store marketer Acosta Inc. from Thomas H. Lee Partners. Acosta helps consumer goods companies plan product launches and in-store displays as well as sort out distribution issues and track sales.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$2,934.60)
The Carlyle Group is a private global investment firm that originates, structures and acts as lead equity investor in management-led buyouts, strategic minority equity investments, equity private placements, consolidations and buildups, and growth capital financings. "
target parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
target: Acosta, Inc.
Acosta Sales and Marketing Company is a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in North America, providing outsourced sales, merchandising, marketing, and promotional services to manufacturers in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry.
price ($mm)
$4.80
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$1,850
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announced 1/5/2011 via Reuters

Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P., will acquire Acosta, Inc.

synopsis: Thomas H. Lee Partners LP plans to buy food marketer Acosta Inc from private-equity firm AEA Investors LP for more than $2 billion.
buyer: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. is one of the largest and oldest private equity investment firms in the United States and has raised and managed almost $20 billion of capital, making investments in over 100 businesses since its founding in 1974. "
target parent: AEA Investors LP
target: Acosta, Inc.
Acosta Sales and Marketing Company is a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in North America, providing outsourced sales, merchandising, marketing, and promotional services to manufacturers in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry.
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closed 10/12/2011 via BusinessWire

Coupons.com Incorporated, acquired Couponstar

synopsis: Coupons.com Incorporated, the recognized leader in digital coupons, including online printable, social, mobile and loyalty card promotions, announced the acquisition of the remaining 50 percent ownership of its UK joint-venture Couponstar Ltd, the European leader for digital coupons promotions.
buyer: Coupons.com Incorporated (QUOT:$424.68)
Coupons.com Inc. is the recognized leader in digital coupons, including online printable, save to loyalty card and mobile promotions. For consumers, the company’s products include Coupons.com, as well as Grocery iQ and Coupons.com mobile applications. "
target: Couponstar
Couponstar Ltd is the European leader for digital coupons promotions. Couponstar provides secure digital coupon (and voucher) solutions for fast moving consumer goods manufacturers and supermarket retailers across Europe.
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closed 5/23/2006 via BusinessWire

Coupons, Inc., acquired Couponstar

synopsis: Coupons, Inc., the leading North American provider of printable coupon marketing and technology solutions, has acquired a 50 percent interest in Cashstar International, the Australian parent of Couponstar Ltd (UK) and Couponstar Pty Limited (Australia), companies that provide printable coupon marketing solutions within Europe, Asia, and Australia.
buyer: Coupons, Inc. (QUOT:$424.68)
Coupons, Inc. is the global leader in interactive coupon solutions, providing clients with complete coupon promotional opportunities that appeal to key customer demographics. Coupons' innovative marketing technology solutions help top brands and retailers reach consumers on thousands of Web sites. "
target: Couponstar
Couponstar, is a digital marketing and promotions company that specializes in "powering online printed coupon solutions(R)". Couponstar holds the exclusive global license for the Coupons, Inc. technology platform outside of North America.
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closed 11/2/2017 via PR Newswire

DEG Digital, acquired Moku Collective

synopsis: DEG, a full-service digital agency, has expanded its depth in the ecommerce space by acquiring Moku Collective, a digital commerce consultancy and Salesforce Commerce Cloud partner with presence around the globe.
buyer: DEG Digital
One of the fastest-growing companies in the country, DEG is a full-service digital agency purpose-built to help clients master the moment with relevant and data-driven marketing, commerce, and collaboration solutions. "
target: Moku Collective
Founded in 2013, Moku Collective has developed customized direct-to-consumer commerce solutions for national and global retail and consumer goods brands, including New Balance, Fender, MCM Worldwide, Museum of Modern Art, Columbia, and more.
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closed 6/7/2010 via GlobeNewswire

Acosta Sales and Marketing Company, acquired Frontline Marketing Inc.

synopsis: Alloy, Inc., one of the country's largest providers of targeted media and marketing programs, announced the sale of its FrontLine in-store marketing division to Acosta Sales and Marketing.
buyer: Acosta Sales and Marketing Company
Acosta Sales and Marketing Company is a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in North America, providing outsourced sales, merchandising, marketing, and promotional services to manufacturers in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry. "
target parent: Alloy Media + Marketing
target: Frontline Marketing Inc.
Frontline provides advertisers with efficient point-of-purchase advertising and merchandising solutions, giving packaged goods companies the means to measurably increase sales in some of the country’s largest retailers, including Safeway, Kroger, and Albertsons.
price ($mm)
$39
rev ($mm)
$21
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/24/2007 via BusinessWire

Alloy, Inc., acquired Frontline Marketing Inc.

synopsis: Alloy, Inc., a nontraditional media services company, announced today that it has acquired the operating assets of Frontline Marketing, Inc., a national in-store advertising and display network comprising approximately 8,000 grocery stores.
buyer: Alloy, Inc. (ALOY:$0.00)
Alloy, Inc. is a media, marketing services and direct marketing company targeting Generation Y, a key demographic segment comprising the more than 60 million boys and girls in the United States between the ages of 10 and 24. "
target: Frontline Marketing Inc.
Frontline provides advertisers with efficient point-of-purchase advertising and merchandising solutions, giving packaged goods companies the means to measurably increase sales in some of the country’s largest retailers, including Safeway, Kroger, and Albertsons.
price ($mm)
$5.80
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

DKSH Holding Ltd., will acquire Crossmark Australia and New Zealand

synopsis: DKSH has signed an agreement to acquire the field marketing provider Crossmark in Australia and New Zealand. Crossmark is a leading sales and marketing services company in the consumer goods and services industry that delivers smarter solutions to clients for faster growth in an ever-changing world.
buyer: DKSH Holding Ltd. (SWX:DKSH:$11,600.35)
DKSH is the leading Market Expansion Services Group with a focus on Asia. They help companies who are looking for a reliable outsourcing partner to grow their business in new or existing markets. They offer services that includes organizing and running the entire value chain for any product. "
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: Crossmark Australia and New Zealand
CROSSMARK is a leading sales and marketing services company in the consumer goods and services industry that delivers smarter solutions to clients for faster growth in an ever-changing world.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$51
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/10/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

I&I Sales Group, acquired Professional Foodservice Marketing, Inc.

synopsis: I&I Sales Group, an Osceola Capital portfolio company that provides outsourced sales and marketing services to manufacturers, has acquired Professional Foodservice Marketing, a full-service manufacturer’s representative agency specializing in the sales and marketing of foodservice disposables, industrial packaging, and allied products.
buyer parent: Osceola Capital Management, LLC
buyer: I&I Sales Group
I&I Sales Group provides outsourced sales and marketing services to manufacturers to help them grow their businesses more efficiently and effectively. The Company acts as a representative of its manufacturer clients and facilitates relationships with customers across a range of services. "
target: Professional Foodservice Marketing, Inc.
Professional Foodservice Marketing is a full-service manufacturer’s representative agency specializing in the sales and marketing of foodservice disposables, janitorial supplies, industrial packaging, and allied products. It is one of the Southeast’s most dynamic manufacturer’s representative firms.
price ($mm)
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announced 2/27/2019 via PR Newswire

Datix, Inc. will be merged with Clients First Business Solutions LLC,

synopsis: Datix will merge with Clients First Business Solutions, a provider of business management software consulting services. Datix is a leading worldwide enterprise software consulting firm. Datix helps mid-market manufacturers and distributors select, implement, integrate and optimize their ERP, CRM, eCommerce and other mission critical software.
buyer parent: Reinsel Kuntz Lesher
buyer: Clients First Business Solutions LLC
Clients First Business Solutions LLC provides business management software consulting services. The company engages in the business of helping medium sized enterprises select and implement financial, manufacturing, and distribution systems from various business software providers in the world. "
target: Datix, Inc.
Datix is a leading worldwide enterprise software consulting firm. Datix helps mid-market manufacturers and distributors select, implement, integrate and optimize their ERP, CRM, eCommerce and other mission critical software.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/7/2017 via PR Newswire

Beringer Capital, acquired BrandShop

synopsis: Beringer Capital, a private equity firm investing in technology products and services for brands, announced the acquisition of BrandShop, the leading provider of brand digital commerce solutions for Fortune 1000 companies.
buyer: Beringer Capital
Beringer Capital is a leading private equity firm investing in digital media and marketing industries. Through a combination of strategic alignments and add-on acquisitions, Beringer Capital partners with founders and management teams to maximize the long-term value of their businesses. "
target: BrandShop
BrandShop is the leading provider of brand digital commerce solutions for Fortune 1000 companies. BrandShop fuses technology, design and analytics to streamline the way products are discovered and purchased delivering unprecedented insight to the brands.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/2/2007 via BNC Analysis

Veronis Suhler Stevenson, acquired SureSource, LLC

synopsis: Veronis Suhler Stevenson today announced the completion of a majority equity investment in SureSource, LLC, a provider of Internet and telephone-based direct-to-consumer sales, customer support, fulfillment and other marketing services for branded consumer product manufacturers.
buyer: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
Veronis Suhler Stevenson is a private equity and mezzanine capital fund management company dedicated to investing in the media, communications, information and education industries in North America and Europe. "
target: SureSource, LLC
SureSource is a leading provider of direct-to-consumer sales, customer support and fulfillment services for branded product manufacturers. Over 100 of the world's leading consumer brands and licensed properties trust SureSource to operate their direct-to-consumer businesses.
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closed 9/5/2006 via PR Newswire

MFG.com Inc, acquired SourcingParts.com SA

synopsis: MFG.com, Inc., the largest online marketplace for the manufacturing community,has acquired SourcingParts.com SA, the leading on-demand sourcing platform and marketplace for the manufacturing industry in Europe.
buyer: MFG.com Inc
MFG.com is an online marketplace servicing the manufacturing community. MFG.com instantly and intelligently matches buyers with suppliers of manufactured parts across the globe, greatly expanding business opportunities for both. "
target: SourcingParts.com SA
SourcingParts.com operates a worldwide online marketplace for the manufacturing industry. Developed by industrial experts, the SourcingParts.com solution puts industrial buyers in direct relation with the world of sub- contracting.
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closed 8/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Accenture, acquired dgroup

synopsis: Accenture has completed its acquisition of dgroup, a German-based consultancy that delivers end-to-end management consulting services to help companies achieve digital transformation. The acquisition further enhances Accenture’s digital consulting capabilities in the German market and strengthens the broad range of services Accenture provides.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$44,730.27)
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance. "
target: dgroup
dgroup provides a range of services, primarily for retail and consumer goods companies, which include e-commerce and multi-channel services, online marketing and analytics, application development, IT architecture and project management.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/28/2018 via PR Web

CQL Corp., acquired Union Digital Co.

synopsis: CQL Corp., a leading digital solutions provider, announced that it has acquired Union Digital Co., an award-winning digital commerce and creative agency. Union Digital specializes in building brands while developing, implementing and integrating technology platforms including Magento, Salesforce Commerce Cloud, Hybris and Shopify.
buyer: CQL Corp.
A company heritage rooted in software development and data-driven solutions, CQL is an ambitious, award-winning digital agency. They specialize in digital strategy, user-experience design, mobile-design, application development, software development, ecommerce platforms, and data-driven results. "
target: Union Digital Co.
Union Digital Co is an award-winning digital commerce and creative agency. They build commerce for retailers and manufacturers. They specialize in building brands while developing, implementing and integrating technology platforms including Magento, Salesforce Commerce Cloud, Hybris and Shopify.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/2/2016 via BusinessWire

Advantage Solutions, acquired Sage Tree

synopsis: Advantage Solutions (Advantage) announced its acquisition of Sage Tree, LLC, a national sales agency focused on the eCommerce channel. Sage Tree is a strategic consultant for the online channel with three primary segments. The company’s sales teams drive distribution and execute marketing plans at online retailers to deliver growth.
buyer: Advantage Solutions
Advantage Solutions (Advantage) is a premier sales and marketing solutions company committed to building brand value for our clients and customers. Advantage’s customized sales and marketing solutions include headquarter sales, retail merchandising, and marketing services. "
target: Sage Tree
Sage Tree is uniquely qualified to help manufacturers think and act differently to turn marketplace realities into measurable sales growth. They integrate all aspects of the eCommerce channel to support the growth of their clients brands.
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