Like Squawka

closed 12/14/2017 via Company Press Release

Catena Media, acquired Squawka

synopsis: Catena Media plc, an online performance marketing company, has acquired Squawka.com and related assets from Squawka Ltd. Squawka is a high-volume traffic global football news site with a Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) section in beta version.
buyer parent: Optimizer Invest Limited
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Based in Malta, Catena Media plc is an online performance marketing company that has established a leading position through strong organic growth and acquisitions. Catena is the world’s number one provider of high-value iGaming leads. "
target: Squawka
Squawka is a high-volume traffic global football news site with a Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) section in beta version. The main site currently attracts 4 million users per month, and has around 800 000 followers on Twitter. They are based in London.
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$1.34
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closed 4/20/2022 via Company Press Release

Better Collective A/S, acquired Futbin

synopsis: Better Collective, a global sports betting media group, has acquired Futbin, the world’s leading esports brand related to the FIFA esoccer game. Futbin is a community platform that provides players with insights into FIFA’s ‘Ultimate Team’ game mode. It provides details on player prices, as well as guides on squad builders and challenges.
buyer: Better Collective A/S (OM:BETCO:$192.22)
Better Collective is a global sports betting media group providing platforms that enhance the betting experience for sports fans and iGamers. Better Collective offers a range of editorial content, bookmaker information, data insights, betting tips, iGaming communities and educational tools. "
target: Futbin
Futbin is the world’s leading esports brand related to the FIFA esoccer game. Futbin is a community platform that provides the game’s player base with insights into FIFA’s ‘Ultimate Team’ game mode. It provides details on player prices, as well as guides on squad builders and challenges.
price ($mm)
$81
rev ($mm)
$14
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
8.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/25/2021 via BNC Analysis

Footballco, acquired Calciomercato.com

synopsis: Footballco, the world’s largest football content and media business, has acquired Calciomercato.com, a football news website in Italy. Calciomercato.com is dedicated to providing fans with the latest football news from all around Europe. They cover transfer news, Serie A, the Champions League, the Europa League, the Premier League, and more.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: Footballco
Footballco is the world’s largest football content and media business. Footballco reaches to over 400 million fans per month across multiple platforms. Their websites and brands include Goal, Spox, Voetbalzone, and Player. "
target: Calciomercato.com
Calciomercato.com is a football news website in Italy. Calciomercato.com is dedicated to providing football fans with the latest and hottest football news from all around Europe. They cover transfer news, Serie A, the Champions League, the Europa League, the Premier League, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
0.0x
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0.0x
announced 9/22/2020 via BusinessWire

Integrated Media Company, LLC, will acquire Goal.com

synopsis: Integrated Media Company (IMC), a TPG platform dedicated to the new media ecosystem, has signed a definitive agreement with UK-based DAZN Group to acquire a majority stake in Goal, the world’s largest digital soccer brand. IMC will also acquire leading German and Dutch portals Spox and VoetbalZone as part of a new venture.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: Integrated Media Company, LLC
Integrated Media Company (IMC) is a special-purpose digital media investment company launched by TPG in 2018. IMC’s mandate is both financial and strategic, providing greater flexibility with regards to investment size, term, and portfolio construction. "
target parent: Access Industries
target: Goal.com
UK-based Goal is the world's largest digital soccer brand, offering the best in news, entertainment, and community interaction. Goal is an online community where superstars can connect and share their talents with their fans, and where aspiring players can seek advice and wisdom from experts.
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closed 4/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

The Athletic, acquired Tifo Football

synopsis: The Athletic, a subscription-based publisher of premium sports journalism, has acquired Tifo Football, a UK-based engagement platform for football media. The acquisition of Tifo allows The Athletic to produce additional original, quality sports content for consumers.
buyer: The Athletic
The Athletic is a subscription-based publisher of premium sports journalism. The Athletic offers in-depth local coverage in 47 North American pro sports markets along with premium national coverage across MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL, NCAA & more. "
target: Tifo Football
UK-based Tifo Football is an online engagement platform for football. Tifo offers a multi-media content platform that provides high-quality, unique articles & videos and the uMAXit Football predictor game, a free alternative to the more traditional football accumulator and pools games.
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closed 3/6/2013 via BNC Analysis

Perform Group, acquired Voetbalzone B.V.

synopsis: British digital sports media specialist Perform Group has signed an agreement to acquire leading Dutch sports site that features news from the world of football, Voetbalzone.nl.
buyer: Perform Group
Perform is a world leader in monetising sport and entertainment rights in digital media. They have been consistent and renowned innovators since 2000, and a major driving force in the commercialisation of sport and entertainment rights on TV, on mobile and online. "
target: Voetbalzone B.V.
Voetbalzone B.V.'s leading Dutch sports site, Voetbalzone.nl features news from the world of football and attracts an average of two million unique users per month, making it ‘the number-one independent sports site in The Netherlands’.
price ($mm)
$2.60
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closed 3/9/2010 via Capital IQ

PlayLA inc, acquired Arsenal Mania

synopsis: Play LA Inc. announces that it has acquired leading UK football fan website, www.arsenal-mania.com. Arsenal-Mania is one of the most popular websites for fans who follow Arsenal FC, one of the English Premier League's top football clubs.
buyer: PlayLA inc (PLLAF:$0.00)
Play LA Inc. is an international online publishing company that owns and operates a Global network of multi-language websites. The Company currently owns and operates 18 websites that reach hundreds of thousands of people across the UK and Europe. "
target: Arsenal Mania
Arsenal-Mania began as an Arsenal fan forum before expanding rapidly to include news, player profiles and match statistics. The site has been featured by prominent UK media groups such as the Guardian, the Evening Standard, the Times, the London Paper and the Daily Mail.
price ($mm)
$0.08
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announced 12/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

Onefootball GmbH, will acquire Dugout Limited

synopsis: Digital soccer media company OneFootball has agreed to buy video content specialists Dugout in a deal designed to expand its content proposition. Dugout is a UK-based company that provides an innovative digital football platform. Dugout produces original content, working hand in glove with the clubs who also shoot video exclusively for Dugout.
buyer: Onefootball GmbH
Based in Germany, OneFootball’s goal is to fuel the world’s football obsession. Reaching tens of millions of football fans worldwide every month, across its platform and social media channels, OneFootball is the most popular football media platform for the new generation of football fans. "
target: Dugout Limited
Dugout is a UK-based company that provides an innovative digital football platform. Dugout gives football fans one single place to connect with their favourite clubs and players. Dugout produces original content, working hand in glove with the clubs who also shoot video exclusively for Dugout.
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closed 11/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

Eleven Sports, acquired MyCujoo

synopsis: Eleven Sports, a UK-based sports media group, has acquired MyCujoo, a live football streaming platform based in the Netherlands. MyCujoo broadcasts matches from competitions and clubs of various levels from around the world. The platform broadcasts on average 120 live matches per week and attracts more than a million monthly users.
buyer parent: Aser Ventures
buyer: Eleven Sports
Eleven Sports is a global sports provider dedicated to delivering world-class international and domestic sports and lifestyle entertainment. The channels are 24/7, multiscreen, full HD and locally produced to the highest international production standards, with local language commentary. "
target: MyCujoo
MyCujoo is a live football streaming platform based in the Netherlands. MyCujoo broadcasts matches from competitions and clubs of various levels from around the world. The platform broadcasts on average 120 live matches per week and attracts more than a million monthly users.
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announced 3/14/2018 via BusinessWire

Dugout Limited, will acquire BallBall

synopsis: Dugout, a UK-based company that provides an innovative digital football platform, will acquire BallBall from News Corp, a global, diversified media and information services company. BallBall is a football video platform based in Singapore. The platform distributes highlights from Europe and other top football leagues in Indonesia and Vietnam.
buyer: Dugout Limited
Dugout is a UK-based company that provides an innovative digital football platform. Dugout gives football fans one single place to connect with their favourite clubs and players. Dugout produces original content, working hand in glove with the clubs who also shoot video exclusively for Dugout. "
target parent: News Corporation
target: BallBall
BallBall is a leading football video platform based in Singapore. The platform distributes short form highlights from Europe and other top football leagues in Indonesia and Vietnam. BallBall offers video highlights from over 1,600 games.
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closed 2/27/2013 via BNC Analysis

Russ Media, acquired Laendlekicker

synopsis: Russ Media, publisher of the Vorarlberg and numerous online news portals expanded with the acquisition of Laendlekicker.at, an amateur regional soccer platform that offers users video content.
buyer: Russ Media
Russmedia is the most progressive media company in Europe. The entire portfolio consists of 10 daily newspapers, 64 weekly papers, more than 100 websites, 2 printing plants and 1 radio station. The company also runs several successful special interest and classified websites. "
target: Laendlekicker
Laendlekicker.at is a regional soccer startup that delivers videos for football players, football fans, and sports and lifestyle enthusiasts from young to old in Vorarlberg. They also offer advertising services, mainly focusing on local and regional content.
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announced 11/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Mixi, Inc., will acquire Net Dreamers Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Mixi, Inc, a Japanese social networking service, will acquire Net Dreamers Co., Ltd., a Japanese company that develops horse racing websites and mobile games. Net Dreamers operates netkeiba.com, the largest horse racing media outlet in Japan. The company also operates Weekly Baseball Online, a baseball news site.
buyer: Mixi, Inc. (TSE:2121:$1,098.60)
Mixi is a Japanese social networking service that allows users to connect with their friends in a convenient way. It enables users to send and receive messages, write in a diary, read and comment on others' diaries, organize and join communities, and invite their friends. "
target: Net Dreamers Co., Ltd.
Net Dreamers is a Japanese company that develops horse racing websites and mobile games. Net Dreamers operates netkeiba.com, the largest horse racing media outlet in Japan. Their games include Tiki Chiki Derby and Puzzle Derby. The company also operates Weekly Baseball Online, a baseball news site.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$27
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/13/2017 via Company Press Release

Alliance Baseball, LLC, acquired Baseball America Inc.

synopsis: Baseball America, a publication that provides the baseball community coverage of all competitive levels of baseball, from a scouting and player development point of view, has been acquired by Alliance Baseball LLC, the owners of two minor league baseball franchises.
buyer: Alliance Baseball, LLC
Alliance Baseball LLC is a company founded by Gary Green and Larry Botel that invests in Minor League Baseball. "
target parent: TEN: The Enthusiast Network
target: Baseball America Inc.
Baseball America provides the baseball community coverage of all competitive levels of baseball, from a scouting and player development point of view. Their coverage includes the majors, minors, college, high school, foreign, independent and amateur baseball.
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closed 12/14/2011 via BusinessWire

GrindMedia, LLC, acquired Baseball America Inc.

synopsis: GrindMedia, a leading action and adventure sports media company and division of Source Interlink Media, has announced the acquisition of Baseball America, and baseballamerica.com. Baseball America, which has been published since 1982, and its associated titles will be added to GrindMedia’s expanding portfolio of enthusiast media.
buyer parent: Source Interlink Companies, Inc.
buyer: GrindMedia, LLC
Along with standalone websites, including GrindTV.com, Newschoolers and Motocross.com, GrindMedia is the leading provider of print and online action sports and entertainment content in the United States. Its brands include Surfer, Surfing, Snowboarder, Skateboarder, Powder, and more. "
target: Baseball America Inc.
Baseball America is a full-service media company with in-depth coverage of every level of baseball, from high school and college to the minors all the way to the major leagues. Baseball America publishes 26 times per year and is also available as a digital edition.
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closed 5/15/2008 via BusinessWire

Fantasy Sports Ventures, acquired Shandler Enterprises

synopsis: Fantasy Sports Ventures, the parent company of the FantasyPlayers.com Network, has acquired the premier independent baseball content site, BaseballHQ.com, and its parent company, Shandler Enterprises, it was announced today by FSV CEO Chris Russo.
buyer: Fantasy Sports Ventures
Fantasy Sports Ventures Inc. (FSV) is an integrated marketing and media company with a focus on digital/fantasy sports. Headquartered in New York City, FSV consists of two primary business units: Fantasy Players Network and FSV Digital Sports Advisors. "
target: Shandler Enterprises
Shandler Enterprises includes BaseballHQ.com one of the most well-respected and successful fantasy analysts on the Web and a book line anchored by the successful Baseball Forecaster series (first published in 1986) and nationwide conference events.
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closed 8/6/2007 via BusinessWire

The Active Network, Inc., acquired LaxPower.com

synopsis: The Active Network, Inc., a leading provider of application services technology and marketing solutions for community service and participatory sports organizations, today announced the acquisition of LaxPower.com, the leading online community for high school and college lacrosse players and fans.
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
The Active Network, Inc., provides application services technology and marketing access to community service organizations, and is a leading online community for active lifestyles. The company's solutions help organizations improve customer service capabilities and increase revenues. "
target: LaxPower.com
LaxPower.com is the leading online community for high school and college lacrosse players and fans. LaxPower.com, based in West Chester, PA, receives more than 20 million page views per month during the lacrosse season and is regarded as the gold standard for national high school lacrosse rankings.
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closed 8/6/2019 via BusinessWire

Moonbug, acquired Supa Strikas

synopsis: Moonbug, a global entertainment company that develops and distributes fun and safe entertainment for kids, announced it has acquired the popular South African soccer video series and one of the largest circulating monthly comics in the world, Supa Strikas.
buyer: Moonbug
Moonbug is a global entertainment company providing fun and safe content for children. Moonbug develops and distributes age-appropriate content that encourages healthy values such as compassion, empathy and resilience, while teaching children fundamental life skills. "
target: Supa Strikas
Supa Strikas is a South African video series and one of the largest circulating monthly comics in the world. Supa Strikas follows the world’s best soccer team as they journey across the globe and to outer space on a quest to win the prized Super League trophy.
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closed 6/4/2014 via BusinessWire

The Whistle Sports Network, acquired The Lacrosse Network

synopsis: The Whistle Sports Network, the first sports-focused cross platform network and community for today’s generation, announced its acquisition of The Lacrosse Network (TLN), the premier YouTube destination for one of the nation’s fastest growing sports.
buyer: The Whistle Sports Network
Launched on New Year’s Eve with the support of multiple pro league partners and YouTube content creators like Dude Perfect, the Whistle Network has scaled rapidly. The network is one of the top two sports destinations on YouTube in North America with 4.3 million subscribers. "
target: The Lacrosse Network
The Lacrosse Network (TLN) is a YouTube partner dedicated to growing the game of lacrosse through the power of media. Founded in 2011, TLN has quickly emerged as the premiere source of lacrosse media through its live broadcasts and slate of original programming.
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closed 5/4/2022 via BusinessWire

Playmaker, acquired The Sports Drop

synopsis: Playmaker Capital Inc., the digital sports media company that delivers authentic content experiences through its portfolio of sports media and technology brands, has acquired The Sports Drop, a U.S. based sports media company that focuses on NFL, NBA, MLB, and collegiate sports coverage.
buyer: Playmaker (TSXV:PMKR:$14.82)
Playmaker is a Canadian digital sports media company that lives at the intersection of sports, betting, media and technology. Playmaker is building a collection of premier sports media brands, curated to deliver audiences of sports fans to sports betting companies, leagues, teams and advertisers. "
target: The Sports Drop
The Sports Drop is a website that focuses on sport and sports culture. In an ecosystem filled with a glut of low-quality content, The Sports Drop provides sports fans with credible coverage of their favorite teams and sports. They focus on NFL, NBA, MLB, and collegiate sports coverage.
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announced 4/13/2022 via BNC Analysis

Footballco, will acquire Kooora

synopsis: Footballco, the world’s largest football content and media business, will acquire Kooora, the premiere Arabic sports website. Kooora provides in-depth news, up-to-date match results, match times, and controversial discussions for various sports, including football, basketball, handball, volleyball, tennis, hockey, and more.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: Footballco
Footballco is the world’s largest football content and media business. Footballco reaches to over 400 million fans per month across multiple platforms. Their websites and brands include Goal, Spox, Voetbalzone, and Player. "
target: Kooora
Kooora is the premiere Arabic sports website. Kooora provides in-depth news, up-to-date match results, match times, and controversial discussions for various sports, including football, basketball, handball, volleyball, tennis, hockey, and more.
price ($mm)
$25
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closed 12/14/2017 via Company Press Release

Catena Media, acquired Squawka

synopsis: Catena Media plc, an online performance marketing company, has acquired Squawka.com and related assets from Squawka Ltd. Squawka is a high-volume traffic global football news site with a Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) section in beta version.
buyer parent: Optimizer Invest Limited
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Based in Malta, Catena Media plc is an online performance marketing company that has established a leading position through strong organic growth and acquisitions. Catena is the world’s number one provider of high-value iGaming leads. "
target: Squawka
Squawka is a high-volume traffic global football news site with a Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) section in beta version. The main site currently attracts 4 million users per month, and has around 800 000 followers on Twitter. They are based in London.
price ($mm)
$1.34
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closed 5/5/2021 via Company Press Release

Catena Media, acquired Lineups

synopsis: Catena Media plc, a global leader in online lead generation, has acquired Lineups, an online sports affiliation company specialising in analytics, betting predictions and tools. Lineups operates a sports betting site that provides confirmed and projected starting lineups and rosters for US sports leagues and fantasy sports.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Catena Media is a global online lead generation company focused on the iGaming and finance industries. Through strong organic growth and strategic acquisitions, Catena Media has established a leading market position with approximately 300 employees globally. "
target: Lineups
Lineups is an online sports affiliation company specialising in analytics, betting predictions and tools. Lineups operates a sports betting site that provides confirmed and projected starting lineups and rosters for the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, US sports leagues and for fantasy sports.
price ($mm)
$40
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.3x
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/25/2018 via Company Press Release

Catena Media, will acquire LeapRate

synopsis: Catena Media, a company that provides high-quality online lead generation, has acquired LeapRate, an independent research and advisory firm that provides news and information. LeapRate specializes in covering the world of Forex trading and are followed by traders, investors, and other FX industry participants.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Headquartered in Malta, Catena Media provides companies with high-quality online lead generation. Through strong organic growth and strategic acquisitions, Catena Media has established a leading market position with approximately 300 employees globally. "
target: LeapRate
LeapRate is an independent research and advisory firm that provides news and information, specialized in covering the world of Forex trading. They are followed by traders, investors and other FX industry participants via their website, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, RSS and Email Newsletter.
price ($mm)
$4.00
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closed 6/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

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

synopsis: Stockholm-listed Catena Media has acquired Italian gaming affiliate ASAP ITALIA. ASAP ITALIA operates successful brands such as Superscommesse.it - leading odds comparison website in Italy, and Bettingrunner.com, the international marketplace for betting enthusiasts.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Catena Media provides companies with high-quality online lead generation. Through strong organic growth and strategic acquisitions, Catena Media has established a leading market position with approximately 300 employees in the US, Australia, Japan, Serbia, UK, Sweden and Malta. "
target: ASAP Italia S.r.l.
ASAP ITALIA is an Italian gaming affiliate that has launched Sportito.co.uk, the Daily fantasy Sports platform. ASAP ITALIA operates successful brands such as Superscommesse.it - leading odds comparison website in Italy, and Bettingrunner.com, the international marketplace for betting enthusiasts.
price ($mm)
$19
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closed 5/24/2018 via Company Press Release

Catena Media, acquired ForexTraders.com

synopsis: Catena Media, a provider of online lead generation, has acquired Sweden-based ForexTraders.com, a foreign exchange trading Information site providing details of foreign exchange brokers, sign-up offers and useful information pertaining to foreign exchange. They offer expert advice, educational tools, market commentary and best practices guidance.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Catena Media provides companies with high-quality online lead generation. Through strong organic growth and strategic acquisitions, Catena Media has established a leading market position with approximately 300 employees in the US, Australia, Japan, Serbia, UK, Sweden and Malta. "
target: ForexTraders.com
Sweden-based ForexTraders.com is a foreign exchange trading Information site providing details of foreign exchange brokers, sign-up offers and useful information pertaining to foreign exchange. They offer expert advice, educational tools, market commentary and best practices guidance.
price ($mm)
$4.08
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closed 4/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Catena Media, acquired GG.co.uk

synopsis: Catena Media, the Malta-based financial lead generators, has acquired GG.co.uk, a website in the UK for people who love horse racing. GG.co.uk provides all of the best horse racing news, information and entertainment. They offer racecards for every race meeting in the UK & Ireland, daily tips for every race, live odds from bookmakers, and more.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Catena Media provides companies with high quality online lead generation. Through strong organic growth and strategic acquisitions, Catena Media has since 2012 established a leading market position with approximately 300 employees in the US, Australia, Japan, Serbia, UK, Sweden and Malta (HQ). "
target: GG.co.uk
GG.co.uk is a website in the UK for people who love horse racing. GG.co.uk provides all of the best horse racing news, information and entertainment. They offer racecards for every professional race meeting in the UK & Ireland, daily tips for every race, live odds from bookmakers, and more.
price ($mm)
$2.79
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closed 4/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Catena Media, acquired BrokerDeal GmbH

synopsis: Malta based performance marketing company, Catena Media, has announced its expansion into the German affiliates market, by acquiring BrokerDeal.de. BrokerDeal.de, based in Germany, allows individuals to compare and assess financial services brokers as well as a comprehensive affiliate program.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Catena Media provides companies with high quality online lead generation. Through strong organic growth and strategic acquisitions, Catena Media has since 2012 established a leading market position with approximately 300 employees in the US, Australia, Japan, Serbia, UK, Sweden and Malta (HQ). "
target: BrokerDeal GmbH
BrokerDeal.de, based in Germany, allows individuals to compare and assess financial services brokers as well as a comprehensive affiliate program.
price ($mm)
$1.47
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closed 12/14/2017 via Company Press Release

Catena Media, acquired Squawka

synopsis: Catena Media plc, an online performance marketing company, has acquired Squawka.com and related assets from Squawka Ltd. Squawka is a high-volume traffic global football news site with a Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) section in beta version.
buyer parent: Optimizer Invest Limited
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Based in Malta, Catena Media plc is an online performance marketing company that has established a leading position through strong organic growth and acquisitions. Catena is the world’s number one provider of high-value iGaming leads. "
target: Squawka
Squawka is a high-volume traffic global football news site with a Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) section in beta version. The main site currently attracts 4 million users per month, and has around 800 000 followers on Twitter. They are based in London.
price ($mm)
$1.34
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announced 11/9/2017 via BNC Analysis

Catena Media, will acquire BeyondBits Media Ltd.

synopsis: Catena Media has announced the agreement of a deal to purchase the assets of Malta-based company Beyondbits Media Limited. BeyondBits is an online Marketing company focusing on Financial Services. Their editorial expertise covers investing as well as trading in stocks, Forex, CFDs or alternative financial instruments.
buyer parent: Optimizer Invest Limited
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Based in Malta, Catena Media plc is an online performance marketing company that has established a leading position through strong organic growth and acquisitions. Catena is the world’s number one provider of high-value iGaming leads. "
target: BeyondBits Media Ltd.
Based in Malta, BeyondBits is an online Marketing company focusing on Financial Services. Their editorial expertise covers investing as well as trading in stocks, Forex, CFDs or alternative financial instruments. They cover recent developments in the financial sector and compare and analyze offers.
price ($mm)
$11
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closed 11/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

Catena Media, acquired PokerScout.com

synopsis: Catena Media acquires the online poker news and comparison site PokerScout.com and its related assets. PokerScout.com is the leading traffic comparison site for the online poker industry. PokerScout seeks not only to track poker site traffic in real time, but also to go beyond the numbers to provide a unique and informative look at online poker.
buyer parent: Optimizer Invest Limited
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Based in Malta, Catena Media plc is an online performance marketing company that has established a leading position through strong organic growth and acquisitions. "
target: PokerScout.com
PokerScout.com is the leading traffic comparison site for the online poker industry. PokerScout seeks not only to track poker site traffic in real time, but also to go beyond the numbers to provide a unique and informative look at online poker.
price ($mm)
$0.35
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announced 7/5/2017 via Company Press Release

Catena Media, will acquire Bettingpro.com

synopsis: Catena Media has agreed to acquire Bettingpro.com and its related affiliate assets. Bettingpro.com is a highly-regarded publisher of sports news, tips and betting advice across a number of different verticals, with a focus on acquiring leads for regulated UK and Australian iGaming partners.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Catena Media is the world’s leading online casino affiliate operator. As such Catena delivers over 20,000 new customers to the online casinos they work with and who advertise on their international network of web sites, spanning from Scandinavia to the UK and down to Italy. "
target: Bettingpro.com
Bettingpro is a popular sports news and betting website that brings the latest odds, news, previews and tips when it comes to every sport. Bettingpro regularly secures exclusive free bets from their bookmaker and casino partners so that readers get the best possible value.
price ($mm)
$18
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closed 5/24/2017 via BNC Analysis

Catena Media, acquired NewCasinos.com

synopsis: Catena Media continues to strengthen its position as Europe's fastest growing company in lead generation, through the acquisition of Newcasinos.com and related affiliate assets. Newcasinos.com is a fast-growing casino affiliate, specialising in reviewing and rating new online casinos.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Catena Media is the world’s leading online casino affiliate operator. As such Catena delivers over 20,000 new customers to the online casinos they work with and who advertise on their international network of web sites, spanning from Scandinavia to the UK and down to Italy. "
target: NewCasinos.com
Newcasinos.com is a fast-growing casino affiliate, specialising in reviewing and rating new online casinos. The business was launched in 2015 with the aim to update casino players with the latest trends and news. New Casinos' markets are mainly UK as well as Sweden and Norway.
price ($mm)
$8.56
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

Catena Media, will acquire Online Media UK Ltd

synopsis: Catena Media, the world’s leading online casino affiliate operator, is to acquire certain assets of Online Media (UK) Ltd., a UK based fast-growing sports betting affiliate. The acquisition includes, among other, the domain names Bets.co.uk, Bonuses.co.uk and iGamble.co.uk and certain thereto related assets.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Catena Media is the world’s leading online casino affiliate operator. As such Catena delivers over 20,000 new customers to the online casinos they work with and who advertise on their international network of web sites, spanning from Scandinavia to the UK and down to Italy. "
target: Online Media UK Ltd
The acquisition includes, among other, the domain names Bets.co.uk, Bonuses.co.uk and iGamble.co.uk and certain thereto related assets from Online Media (UK) Ltd., a UK based fast-growing sports betting affiliate.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/7/2016 via Company Press Release

Catena Media, acquired CasinoUK

synopsis: Catena Media, the world’s leading online casino affiliate operator, has acquired CasinoUK, a company that helps people find the best online casino and gambling games in the UK. They review the latest and leading online gaming & internet gambling sites in the United Kingdom.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Catena Media is the world’s leading online casino affiliate operator. As such Catena delivers over 20,000 new customers to the online casinos they work with and who advertise on their international network of web sites, spanning from Scandinavia to the UK and down to Italy. "
target: CasinoUK
Casinuk.com helps people find the best online casino and gambling games in the UK. They review the latest and leading online gaming & internet gambling sites in the United Kingdom.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/19/2016 via Company Press Release

Catena Media, acquired SBAT

synopsis: Catena Media, a fast growing online performance marketing and lead generation company within iGaming, has acquired SBAT, a UK-based social media sports news, betting and tips website.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Catena Media is the world’s leading online casino affiliate operator. As such Catena delivers over 10,000 new customers to the online casinos they work with and who advertise on their international network of web sites, spanning from Scandinavia to the UK and down to Italy. "
target: SBAT
SBAT Ltd. operates a social media sports news, betting, and tips website. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in Andover, United Kingdom.
price ($mm)
$3.52
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/20/2016 via Company Press Release

Catena Media, will acquire Spelbloggare.se

synopsis: Catena Media acquires all affiliate related assets from the Swedish sportsbook affiliate Spelbloggare.se and the underlying technology. Together with the acquisition and their own newly launched sportsbook affiliate product in the UK, Catena Media enters the very large sportsbook segment – a new vertical for the company.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Catena Media is the world’s leading online casino affiliate operator. As such Catena delivers over 10,000 new customers to the online casinos they work with and who advertise on their international network of web sites, spanning from Scandinavia to the UK and down to Italy. "
target: Spelbloggare.se
Spelbloggare.se is one of Sweden's largest sportsbook affiliates. They combine their own betting tips and games analysis with the latest tips from selected experts on other betting sites, providing a one-stop website for sports betting.
price ($mm)
$2.81
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

Catena Media, acquired AskGamblers

synopsis: Catena Media, the world’s leading online casino affiliate operator, has acquired AskGamblers.com, the world's largest, most influential, multiple award-winning authority for online casino reviews, ratings and complaints.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Catena Media is the world’s leading online casino affiliate operator. As such Catena delivers over 10,000 new customers to the online casinos they work with and who advertise on their international network of web sites, spanning from Scandinavia to the UK and down to Italy. "
target: AskGamblers
AskGamblers has grown it into the world's largest, most influential, multiple award-winning authority for online casino reviews, ratings and complaints. Anyone interested in the online gaming industry can enjoy their coverage of over 1000 different sites, complete with a full review of each.
price ($mm)
$17
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/28/2015 via Company Press Release

Catena Media, will acquire Right Casino Media

synopsis: Catena Media continues to strengthen its position as one of Europe’s fastest growing lead generation companies with its acquisition of Right Casino Media. Right Casino Media is a London-based company that focuses on generating high quality customers for diverse gaming websites.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Catena Media is one of Europe’s most rapidly expanding profit-driven marketing and lead generation companies, operating in online gaming and primarily in online casino, with a focus on markets in Sweden, Norway, Finland, the UK and the Netherlands. "
target: Right Casino Media
Right Casino Media is a London-based company that focuses on generating high quality customers for diverse gaming websites. The main product is RightCasino.com, a comparative portal for online casinos that helps users to find a casino based on their needs and requirements.
price ($mm)
$3.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/5/2022 via GlobeNewswire

SharpLink, acquired FourCubed LLC

synopsis: SharpLink Gaming Ltd., a pioneer of game-changing technological solutions, has acquired certain assets of FourCubed, including FourCubed’s iGaming and affiliate marketing network focused on delivering quality traffic and player acquisitions, retention and conversions to iGaming operator partners worldwide.
buyer: SharpLink (SBET:$2.28)
SharpLink is a leading online technology company that connects sports fans, leagues, and sports websites to relevant and timely sports betting content. SharpLink uses proprietary, intelligent, online technology to convert sports fans into sports bettors for licensed, online sportsbook operators. "
target: FourCubed LLC
FourCubed is a top leader in the Online Gaming Internet Marketing Industry. Their staff of industry veterans shapes interactive marketing solutions to drive traffic to online gaming operators. Their website portfolio has top industry brands that deliver quality traffic to their operator partners.
price ($mm)
$8.15
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

XLMedia plc, will purchase Finnish gambling-related informational websites from Good Game Ltd

synopsis: XLMedia, a provider of digital performance marketing, is pleased to announce that it has agreed to acquire a number of leading Finnish gambling related informational websites from Good Game Ltd (the "Acquisition"). The Acquisition comprises a leading network of gambling related websites focused on web & mobile traffic, specialising in casino games.
buyer: XLMedia plc (AIM:XLM:$59.34)
XLMedia provides of digital marketing services. They use proprietary tools and methodologies to generate high value traffic for customers, in return for a revenue share, fixed fees or a hybrid of both. They operate across a number of verticals with specific expertise in the online gaming sector. "
seller: Good Game Ltd
Good Game Ltd’s Finnish gambling-related informational websites are focused on web and mobile traffic, specialising in casino games. The websites provide visitors with reviews of online casino websites, comparison of promotions offered by different brands and information on payment solutions.
price ($mm)
$8.49
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
9.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/9/2015 via BNC Analysis

NextRadioTV SA, acquired Moneyweb SARL

synopsis: NextRadioTV, an independent multi-media group, announced the acquisition of Moneyweb. The company offers advertisers a wide range of solutions and formats, including four Websites that include Tradingsat.com, LaVieImmo.com, Verif.com, and Zone-Turf.fr.
buyer: NextRadioTV SA (ENXTPA:NXT:$234.79)
NextRadioTV is an independent multi-media group focusing on 5 news themes: general news, sport, business, technology and discovery, across 4 types of media, radio, television, Internet and press magazines. "
target: Moneyweb SARL
MoneyWeb offers advertisers a wide range of solutions and formats, including four Websites that include Tradingsat.com, LaVieImmo.com, Verif.com, and Zone-Turf.fr.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/29/2015 via BNC Analysis

Cherry AB, acquired Game Lounge Limited

synopsis: Swedish gaming operator Cherry has acquired a 51 per cent stake in affiliate marketing business Game Lounge as it looks to drive additional traffic to its iGaming brands. Game Lounge Limited is a Malta based company working within the I-gaming business.
buyer: Cherry AB (OM:CHER B:$261.98)
Cherry is a Swedish gaming company established in 1963 specialized in online casinos and online lotteries and games development, through subsidiaries in Malta. Cherry is the market leader in casinos in restaurants and nightclubs in Sweden. "
target: Game Lounge Limited
Game Lounge Limited is a Malta based company working within the I-gaming business. They are today focusing on the Scandinavian market targeting Finland, Sweden and Norway.
price ($mm)
$1.62*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/10/2020 via BusinessWire

XLMedia plc, will acquire CBWG Media Group LLC

synopsis: XLMedia, a leading global digital performance publisher, announces the acquisition of sports gaming and sports betting business CBWG Media. CBWG is a highly successful digital media publishing group based in the U.S. northeast producing in-depth, quality online content, focused on professional and college sports, sports gaming and sports betting.
buyer: XLMedia plc (AIM:XLM:$59.34)
XLMedia is a leading global digital performance publisher. Operating globally across a variety of verticals including online gambling, personal finance and sports, the Group has established proprietary tools and methodologies to identify and target high value consumers on behalf of its customers. "
target: CBWG Media Group LLC
Jointly owned by CB Sports and Warwick Gaming, CBWG Media Group LLC owns and operates the popular sports websites CrossingBroad.com and EliteSportsNY.com, and sports betting and gaming focused sites PASportsbooks.com, BetNewJersey.com, ActionRush.com, and PromoCodeKings.com.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
5.4x
EV / EBITDA
9.3x
closed 6/29/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Better Collective A/S, acquired Bola Webinformation GmbH

synopsis: Better Collective, the leading developer of digital platforms for bookmaker information, iGaming communities, and betting tips, has acquired Bola Webinformation GmbH. Bola Webinformation owns strong brands focused on sports betting, including the flagship product Wettbasis.com, a leading affiliate website in the German sports betting market.
buyer: Better Collective A/S (OM:BETCO:$192.22)
Better Collective’s vision is to empower iGamers through transparency and technology – this is what has made them the world’s leading developer of digital platforms for betting tips, bookmaker information and iGaming communities. Their portfolio includes more than 2,000+ websites and products. "
target: Bola Webinformation GmbH
Bola Webinformation GmbH owns strong brands focused on sports betting, including the flagship product Wettbasis.com, which is the leading affiliate website in the German sports betting market. They are involved in all sectors of online marketing for the sports, sports betting and games industries.
price ($mm)
$42
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
$8
EV / rev
4.0x
EV / EBITDA
5.6x
closed 12/22/2011 via PR Newswire

Bankrate, Inc., acquired InsWeb Corporation

synopsis: Bankrate, Inc. announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of InsWeb Corporation relating to InsWeb's insurance lead generation and marketing business. InsWeb owns and operates a network of leading insurance marketplace and education websites.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate is a leading publisher, aggregator and distributor of personal finance content on the Internet. Bankrate provides consumers with proprietary, fully researched, comprehensive, independent and objective personal finance editorial content across multiple vertical categories. "
target: InsWeb Corporation
InsWeb Corp owns and operates a network of leading insurance marketplace and education websites. InsWeb's primary properties include InsWeb.com, InsuranceRates.com, LocalInsuranceAgents.com, MedHealthInsurance.com and AgentInsider.com.
price ($mm)[EV]
$65 [$64]
rev ($mm)
$52
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
22.0x
closed 7/18/2016 via PR Newswire

Digital Media Solutions, acquired Best Rate Referrals

synopsis: Digital Media Solutions (DMS), an end-to-end solutions provider for brands focused on customer acquisition and retention, has entered the mortgage market through the strategic acquisition of Best Rate Referrals. Best Rate Referrals is an award-winning mortgage marketing firm that offers a variety of lead generation solutions.
buyer: Digital Media Solutions (DMS:$427.94)
Digital Media Solutions (DMS) is an end-to-end customer acquisition and retention solution provider. Using actionable data, insightful analytics and proprietary technology, DMS efficiently and effectively reaches, engages and acquires customers for clients across multiple verticals. "
target: Best Rate Referrals
Best Rate Referrals is a Mortgage Marketing Firm that offers compliant lead generation solutions for the lending and insurance industry.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/20/2015 via Company Press Release

Hubert Burda Media, will purchase TOMORROW FOCUS Publishing GmbH from Tomorrow Focus AG

synopsis: Tomorrow Focus AG signed an agreement with Burda Digital GmbH covering the sale of TOMORROW FOCUS Publishing GmbH, which is home to the TOMORROW FOCUS Group’s publishing activities including the news portal FOCUS Online; the German-language edition of The Huffington Post, a news portal and platform for blogs; and more.
buyer: Hubert Burda Media
Responsible for over 400 print and digital consumer brands, Hubert Burda Media is one of Germany's largest media groups. It publishes more than 320 magazines around the globe. Burda has 165 million users, approximately 40 million paying consumers and 43,000 advertisers. "
seller: Tomorrow Focus AG (DB:TFA:$90.36)
TOMORROW FOCUS Publishing GmbH is the publishing segment of Tomorrow Focus AG. It includes TOMORROW FOCUS Media GmbH (one of Germany’s leading digital marketing providers) and TOMORROW FOCUS News+ GmbH, which operates a number of Internet portals such as the news journalism site FOCUS Online.
price ($mm)
$32
rev ($mm)
$31
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
8.6x
closed 2/9/2010 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., acquired footnoted.org

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, announced it has acquired the Footnoted business of Financial Fineprint Inc. The acquisition includes the Footnoted.org website and the Footnoted Pro service. The site takes a closer look at the things that companies try to bury in their routine SEC filings.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,699.30)
Morningstar provides data on more than 300,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 4 million equities, indexes, futures, options, and commodities, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets. "
target: footnoted.org
footnoted.org was launched in August 2003 to coincide with the publication of the book, Financial Fine Print. Each day, the site takes a closer look at the things that companies try to bury in their routine SEC filings.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/17/2009 via paidContent.org

Lovemoney.com, acquired Lovemoney.com

synopsis: Money info site The Motley Fool is selling off its UK consumer finance spin-off Lovemoney.com by means of a management and staff buy-out, just five months after launching it.
buyer: Lovemoney.com
lovemoney.com is a UK-based consumer finance education web portal. lovemoney offers blog posts, advice, and financial product comparison for consumers. "
target parent: The Motley Fool, Inc.
target: Lovemoney.com
lovemoney.com is a UK-based consumer finance education web portal. lovemoney offers blog posts, advice, and financial product comparison for consumers.
price ($mm)
$2.84
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/7/2008 via PR Newswire

Liberty Consulting LLC, acquired Focus Views

synopsis: Tradeshow Products Inc. announced the sale of Focus Views, its wholly owned subsidiary. Focus Views is principally in the financial service business, particularly in the maintenance and operation of an online financial publishing website.
buyer: Liberty Consulting LLC
Liberty Consulting LLC owns and maintains an online financial publishing website. "
target parent: Tradeshow Products Inc.
target: Focus Views
Focus Views is principally in the financial service business, particularly in the maintenance and operation of an online financial publishing website. The website will include original news and editorial content and unique user-friendly software applications along with streaming video.
price ($mm)
$0.17
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/15/2008 via BusinessWire

Strands, Inc., acquired NetworthIQ

synopsis: Strands, a leading developer of social recommendation technologies, has acquired NetworthIQ, a social personal finance Web site that lets people track, share, and compare their net worth. This news follows Strands’ acquisition of money management solution Expensr and the private beta launch of moneyStrands, Strands’ personal finance application.
buyer: Strands, Inc.
Strands develops technologies to better understand people's tastes and help them discover new things they will like. Strands has created a social recommendation engine that provides real-time recommendations of products and services through computers, mobile phones and other devices. "
target parent: Fourio
target: NetworthIQ
NetworthIQ was launched in 2005 to enable anyone to easily track their financial progress from a high level, and anonymously share it with the world if they choose, in order to benefit from community’s financial insights and experiences.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/17/2007 via BusinessWire

InterSearch Group, Inc., acquired MyBanks.com

synopsis: InterSearch Group, Inc. a leading operator of premium, industry specific destination portals such as www.Banks.com, www.IRS.com and www.Look.com today announced it has acquired the internet domain, www.MyBanks.com.
buyer: InterSearch Group, Inc.
InterSearch Group is a leading operator of industry specific destination portals and provider of Internet search services through a combination of traffic aggregation and proprietary websites, such as www.Banks.com, www.IRS.com and www.Look.com. "
target: MyBanks.com
MyBanks.com provides a platform for personalized user pages, allowing visitors to monitor performance of their investment portfolios, record and analyze their income and expenses, and keep track of important consumer finance metrics.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/16/2022 via Company Press Release

Entain plc, acquired Avid Gaming

synopsis: Entain plc, the leading global sports betting, gaming and interactive entertainment operator, announced that it has acquired Avid Gaming, which owns Sports Interaction, Canada’s leading online sports betting brand. It is headquartered in Jersey (Channel Islands), with offices in the Mohawk Territory of Kahnawà:ke and Ireland.
buyer: Entain plc (LSE:GVC:$5,113.34)
Entain plc is a FTSE100 company and is one of the world’s largest sports-betting and gaming groups, operating both online and in the retail sector. "
target: Avid Gaming
Avid Gaming is headquartered in Jersey with offices in Kahnawà:ke (MCK) and Ireland. The company is the exclusive supplier of the Sports Interaction trademark and gaming products and services to Mohawk Online, a socioeconomic initiative wholly-owned and governed by the Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke.
price ($mm)
$237
rev ($mm)
$60
EBITDA ($mm)
$14
EV / rev
4.0x
EV / EBITDA
16.7x
closed 4/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

India Poker News, acquired Pokershots

synopsis: India Poker News, an Indian poker news website, has acquired Pokershots, a leading online news portal in India focused on poker. Pokershots delivers the latest poker news, interviews, and updates with the best poker deals and contests. They provide one-click access to all current and upcoming poker tournaments from around the world.
buyer parent: Baazi Games
buyer: India Poker News
India Poker News is an Indian poker news website. India Poker News provides the latest and most trending news from across the world of poker, sports and lifestyle. They cover big international events, recent developments in the domestic circuit, and scheduled events across the globe. "
target: Pokershots
Pokershots is a leading online news portal in India focused on poker. Pokershots delivers the latest poker news, interviews, and updates with the best poker deals and contests. They provide one-click access to all current and upcoming poker tournaments from around the world.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/30/2018 via PR Newswire

USBets, acquired Sports Handle

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

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

synopsis: Stockholm-listed Catena Media has acquired Italian gaming affiliate ASAP ITALIA. ASAP ITALIA operates successful brands such as Superscommesse.it - leading odds comparison website in Italy, and Bettingrunner.com, the international marketplace for betting enthusiasts.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Catena Media provides companies with high-quality online lead generation. Through strong organic growth and strategic acquisitions, Catena Media has established a leading market position with approximately 300 employees in the US, Australia, Japan, Serbia, UK, Sweden and Malta. "
target: ASAP Italia S.r.l.
ASAP ITALIA is an Italian gaming affiliate that has launched Sportito.co.uk, the Daily fantasy Sports platform. ASAP ITALIA operates successful brands such as Superscommesse.it - leading odds comparison website in Italy, and Bettingrunner.com, the international marketplace for betting enthusiasts.
price ($mm)
$19
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/20/2016 via Company Press Release

Catena Media, will acquire Spelbloggare.se

synopsis: Catena Media acquires all affiliate related assets from the Swedish sportsbook affiliate Spelbloggare.se and the underlying technology. Together with the acquisition and their own newly launched sportsbook affiliate product in the UK, Catena Media enters the very large sportsbook segment – a new vertical for the company.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Catena Media is the world’s leading online casino affiliate operator. As such Catena delivers over 10,000 new customers to the online casinos they work with and who advertise on their international network of web sites, spanning from Scandinavia to the UK and down to Italy. "
target: Spelbloggare.se
Spelbloggare.se is one of Sweden's largest sportsbook affiliates. They combine their own betting tips and games analysis with the latest tips from selected experts on other betting sites, providing a one-stop website for sports betting.
price ($mm)
$2.81
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/5/2021 via BusinessWire

Penn National Gaming, Inc., will acquire TheScore

synopsis: Penn National Gaming is to acquire theScore, a leading digital media and sports betting and technology company. Their media app theScore is one of the most popular in North America, delivering fans highly personalized live scores, news, stats, and betting information from their favorite teams, leagues, and players.
buyer: Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN:$4,977.80)
Penn National Gaming, Inc. is an American operator of casinos and racetracks, based in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania. It operates 44 facilities in the United States and Canada, many of them under the Hollywood Casino brand. The company also controls a 36% stake in Barstool Sports. "
target: TheScore (TSXV:SCR:$18.38)
theScore empowers millions of sports fans through its digital media and sports betting products. Its media app theScore is one of the most popular in North America, delivering fans highly personalized live scores, news, stats, and betting information from their favorite teams, leagues, and players.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,000 [$1,828]
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
95.9x
EV / EBITDA

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EBIT ($mm)
$56.18
Net Income ($mm)
$13.68
Employees
2959
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Ticker: TSXV:FAN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gaming Nation Inc.
Gaming Nation Inc. provides technology and information platforms to the sports and entertainment industry. The company's platforms include 5050 Central, an electronic real-time raffle system, and sports information websites Fantasy Guru, FantasyGuruElite and Pick Nation.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$8.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.13)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.27)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: WBAI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
500.com Limited
500.com Limited is a leading online sports lottery service provider in China. The Company offers a comprehensive and integrated suite of online lottery services, information, user tools and virtual community venues to its users.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3.96
EBITDA ($mm)
($43.94)
EBIT ($mm)
($47.15)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
366
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Ticker: TSXV:PMKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Playmaker
Playmaker
Playmaker is a Canadian digital sports media company that lives at the intersection of sports, betting, media and technology. Playmaker is building a collection of premier sports media brands, curated to deliver audiences of sports fans to sports betting companies, leagues, teams and advertisers.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$14.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.41
EBIT ($mm)
$1.76
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
69
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Ticker: OM:CTM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Catena Media
Catena Media
Catena Media provides companies with high quality online lead generation. Through strong organic growth and strategic acquisitions, Catena Media has since 2012 established a leading market position with approximately 300 employees in the US, Australia, Japan, Serbia, UK, Sweden and Malta (HQ).
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$128.97
EBITDA ($mm)
$58.30
EBIT ($mm)
$46.80
Net Income ($mm)
$15.23
Employees
406
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Ticker: AIM:XLM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
XLMedia plc
XLMedia plc
XLMedia is a market-leading provider of digital marketing services. The Group uses proprietary tools and methodologies to generate high value traffic for their customers, in return for a revenue share, fixed fees or a hybrid of both.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$59.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.44
EBIT ($mm)
$3.00
Net Income ($mm)
$0.62
Employees
200
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Ticker: NasdaqGM:GAMB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gambling.com Group
Gambling.com Group
Gambling.com Group Limited is a multi-award-winning performance marketing company and a leading provider of digital marketing services active exclusively in the online gambling industry. The Group publishes a portfolio of premier branded websites including Gambling.com and Bookies.com.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$42.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.18
EBIT ($mm)
$18.09
Net Income ($mm)
$20.13
Employees
200
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Ticker: TSXV:SCR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TheScore
TheScore
theScore empowers millions of sports fans through its digital media and sports betting products. Its media app theScore is one of the most popular in North America, delivering fans highly personalized live scores, news, stats, and betting information from their favorite teams, leagues, and players.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$18.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($46.46)
EBIT ($mm)
($45.71)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
265
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Ticker: TSE:4436
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Minkabu The Infonoid
Minkabu The Infonoid
Minkabu The Infonoid is a Japanese media company. Minkabu provides financial information to individuals and corporations through their websites. The company operates websites that focus on investing, FOREX, virtual currency, insurance, commodities, and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$14.21
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$0.71
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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