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closed 3/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

All Contents, acquired La Machine

synopsis: All Contents, a communications agency specializing in editorial influence, has acquired La Machine, a company that provides B2B communication and brand management services. Both companies are based in France.
buyer: All Contents
All Contents is a communications agency specializing in editorial influence. They combine content communication and publishing. They are based in Paris, France. "
target: La Machine
La Machine SARL provides B2B communication and brand management services. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Aubière, France.
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closed 2/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired The Octopus Group

synopsis: Publicis Groupe UK has acquired B2B marketing specialist agency Octopus Group to boost its B2B capabilities. London-based Octopus has evolved over recent years from a technology PR specialist to a digital and creative agency within the B2B sector.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$13,011.70)
Publicis Groupe is a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, driven through the alchemy of creativity and technology. Publicis Groupe offers its clients seamless access to its tools and expertise through modular offering. "
target: The Octopus Group
Octopus Group is a London-based B2B marketing specialist agency. Octopus has evolved over recent years from a technology PR specialist to a digital and creative agency within the B2B sector, with clients including Siemens, Adobe, Logitech, Smartsheet and ACI Worldwide.
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closed 2/5/2020 via Company Press Release

Revel, acquired Borns B2B

synopsis: Revel, a company that specializes in building strong brands that grow manufacturing businesses, has acquired Borns B2B, a branding and marketing company designed specifically for business-to-business marketers.
buyer: Revel
Revel specializes in building strong brands that grow manufacturing businesses. Over the years, they have earned a reputation for delivering measurable ROI through their marketing strategy, brand building and marketing operations capabilities. "
target: Borns B2B
Borns B2B branding and marketing processes are designed for business-to-business marketers. Borns has helped clients market architectural products, biotech R&D services, capital equipment, contract manufacturing services, commercial lighting, industrial packaging, medical devices, and more.
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closed 10/17/2019 via BusinessWire

Accenture, acquired Happen

synopsis: Accenture has acquired Happen, a privately owned innovation firm that uses proprietary methods, frameworks and digital tools to help clients generate new ideas, products and services that drive business growth. They specialize in product packaging, shopper insight, insight for brand positioning and more.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$45,676.89)
Accenture is a global professional services company, providing a range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology & operations. Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance & create value for their stakeholders. "
target: Happen
Happen, a privately owned innovation firm that uses proprietary methods, frameworks and digital tools to help clients generate new ideas, products and services that drive business growth. They specialize in product packaging, shopper insight, insight for brand positioning and more.
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closed 9/25/2019 via PR Newswire

PodCo Media Networks, Inc., acquired Diecast Studios

synopsis: PodCo Media Networks™, Inc., a content publisher whose podcast offerings empower the voices of a new, diverse generation of business leaders, announced the acquisition of Chicago-based Diecast Studios. Diecast offered design and development services under one roof, combining the consistency of in-house with the resource array of an agency.
buyer: PodCo Media Networks, Inc.
PodCo Media Networks is the premier source for business-oriented podcasts that reflect a broad spectrum of voices and topics in today's fast-changing markets. The network is comprised of four leading podcasts- Confessions of a Marketer, The Innovation Podcast, Demystifying Data and My First Job. "
target: Diecast Studios
Chicago-based Diecast Studios offers design and development services under one roof, combining the consistency of in-house with the resource array of an agency.
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closed 7/23/2018 via PR Newswire

Engine Shop, LLC, acquired IEG, LLC

synopsis: Engine Shop, the award-winning sports, and entertainment marketing agency, has acquired IEG, the IEG Sponsorship Conference, and ESP Properties' U.S. brand consultancy from GroupM. IEG is the premier global consultancy in partnership strategy, evaluation and measurement for leading sponsors and rightsholders.
buyer parent: Bruin Sports Capital
buyer: Engine Shop, LLC
Engine Shop, is an award-winning Global Sports and Entertainment Marketing Agency that specializes in modern, omnichannel marketing campaigns that foster consumer engagement through experiences. Its clients include American Family Insurance, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Floor and Décor, and more. "
target parent: WPP Group, plc
target: IEG, LLC
IEG is the premier global consultancy in partnership strategy, evaluation and measurement for leading sponsors and rightsholders. IEG helps brand and property clients navigate the complex universe of sponsorship and engagement marketing to optimize the value of brand partnerships.
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closed 2/1/2018 via Company Press Release

Publitek Limited, acquired McBru

synopsis: Publitek has acquired McBru, a similar B2B tech agency based in Portland, Oregon. With immediate effect, McBru becomes Publitek North America and its founder, Kerry McClenahan, takes on the role of President. McBru's services include branding, influencer relations, social media, advertising, lead nurturing, interactive, content marketing, and more.
buyer parent: Next 15
buyer: Publitek Limited
Publitek is a UK-based, technical B2B digital shop focused on content marketing. Publitek is a technical, content-led, B2B marketing communications agency specialising in electronics, automation and engineering. "
target: McBru
McBru (McClenahan Bruer) is a full-service integrated tech B2B marketing agency. Their services include branding, influencer relations, social media, advertising, lead nurturing, interactive, content marketing, and customer engagement.
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closed 8/3/2017 via BusinessWire

Accenture, acquired Brand Learning

synopsis: Accenture has acquired marketing and sales capability consultancy Brand Learning, to help organizations drive sustained customer led growth by enhancing their marketing, sales, HR and leadership capabilities.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$45,676.89)
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: Brand Learning
Brand Learning is a marketing and sales capability consultancy that helps organizations drive sustained customer led growth by enhancing their marketing, sales, HR and leadership capabilities.
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closed 11/3/2016 via BNC Analysis

All Contents, acquired Agence 1989

synopsis: All Contents, a French communications agency specializing in editorial influence, has acquired Agence 1989, a French creative agency, specialized in B2B brand strategies, design and interactive services.
buyer: All Contents
All Contents is a communications agency specializing in editorial influence. They combine content communication and publishing. They are based in Paris, France. "
target: Agence 1989
Agence 1989 is a French creative agency, specialized in B2B brand strategies, design and interactive services. They are based in Aubière, France.
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closed 12/11/2019 via PR Web

Sawaya Consulting, acquired Coast To Coast Studio

synopsis: Sawaya Consulting, a Utah-based design and technology firm, has acquired Coast To Coast Studio, a full-service graphic design studio based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Coast To Coast Studio provides a curated creative experience that positions businesses to reach their utmost potential.
buyer: Sawaya Consulting
Sawaya Consulting focuses on the concept of information management through design and technology with an expertise in UI/UX, Web Design, and Web Development. They help deliver messages, products, or services with efficient, elegant solutions. "
target: Coast To Coast Studio
Coast To Coast Studio is a full-service graphic design studio based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Coast To Coast Studio provides a curated creative experience that positions businesses to reach their utmost potential.
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closed 1/28/2021 via BusinessWire

Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc., acquired Bayard Advertising

synopsis: Shamrock Capital, a Los Angeles-based investment firm, announced that it has acquired Bayard Advertising, a full-service Recruitment Marketing Partner with focus and expertise in talent attraction, employer branding, and recruitment marketing.
buyer: Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc.
Shamrock Capital Advisors is a Los Angeles based alternative investment firm investing in the media, entertainment and communications sectors. They use their proprietary network of relationships and deep industry vertical knowledge to identify companies with potential for investment. "
target: Bayard Advertising
Bayard Advertising is a full-service Recruitment Marketing Partner with focus and expertise in talent attraction, employer branding, and recruitment marketing.
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closed 3/18/2015 via BNC Analysis

Capita Resourcing, acquired ThirtyThree LLP

synopsis: Capita has announced the acquisition of ThirtyThree LLP, a leading employer branding and marketing agency. The London and Bristol based firm will join Capita Resourcing, one of the UK’s foremost recruitment businesses. ThirtyThree provides employer branding, research, employee engagement and digital media services.
buyer parent: Capita PLC
buyer: Capita Resourcing
Capita Resourcing is a UK leader in the areas of outsourced recruitment, specialist and large scale resourcing and executive recruitment. Internally, specialist business units provide a wide range of HR services from resourcing, training and development, and more. "
target: ThirtyThree LLP
ThirtyThree LLP provides employer branding and marketing solutions to organizations in the United Kingdom and internationally. It offers research and consulting services that help organizations to identify, develop, and promote their employer brands.
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closed 9/10/2014 via BusinessWire

Lippincott, acquired Bonfire Communications

synopsis: Lippincott, a leading global branding firm, announced it has acquired Bonfire Communications, the premier agency in employee engagement and internal communications. The acquisition will enhance its ability to comprehensively address all aspects of brand building from strategy to expression through employee behavior and customer experience.
buyer parent: Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
buyer: Lippincott
Lippincott is a leading global branding firm. Their passion is to create, build and grow iconic brands that inspire customers and employees and deliver lasting results for their clients. Their approach is equal parts strategic thinking and creative excellence. "
target: Bonfire Communications
Bonfire Communications has for more than a decade partnered with the world's most respected organizations to build brands and achieve business goals by inspiring employee belief and action. They help companies drive sustainable, long-term differentiation from the inside out.
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closed 6/8/2010 via Market Wire

ReputationDefender, Inc., acquired Ziggs, Inc.

synopsis: ReputationDefender, the world's leading online reputation and privacy management company, has acquired Ziggs.com, a social networking site for business professionals.
buyer: ReputationDefender, Inc.
ReputationDefender has advanced technology, unique business processes and a suite of products designed for all consumer segments that make it easier to control online reputations and protect against Internet stalking, identity theft/impersonation and other online threats. "
target: Ziggs, Inc.
Ziggs is your one-stop source for creating and managing your online brand. Market yourself on the Web and simplify how you stay in touch with people important to you.
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closed 3/17/2011 via Company Description

Bungee Banner, Inc., acquired Storeimage Programs, Inc.

synopsis: Bungee Banner has acquired the intellectual property of Storeimage of Brantford, Ontario. Storeimage has become North America’s Leading retail solutions provider.
buyer: Bungee Banner, Inc.
Bungee Banner is a leader in digital printing and carpentry in the Ottawa/Gatineau area. Since 2001, their team of professionals has gained high-tech proficiency in digital imaging enabling them to design new manufacturing methods which are now patented in Canada and the United States. "
target: Storeimage Programs, Inc.
Storeimage Programs, Inc. provides retail solutions in North America. It offers strategic design, project management, single source production, and logistics and warehousing management services.
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announced 2/13/2019 via PR Newswire

TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications, will acquire CKR Interactive Inc.

synopsis: TMP Worldwide, a global leader in talent acquisition technologies, will acquire CKR Interactive, an employer branding and recruitment marketing firm. CKR Interactive helps organizations solve complex recruiting and retention issues through employer branding, career sites, social/emerging media and customized media and marketing strategies.
buyer parent: Gemspring Capital
buyer: TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications
TMP Worldwide is a global leader in talent acquisition technologies, committed to finding new ways to leverage software, strategy and creative to build talent and enhance clients' employer brands – across every connection point. "
target: CKR Interactive Inc.
CKR Interactive is a full-service employer branding and recruitment marketing firm. CKR Interactive helps organizations solve complex recruiting and retention issues through employer branding, career sites, social/emerging media and customized media and marketing strategies.
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closed 1/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

Endeavor Global Marketing, acquired 160over90

synopsis: Philadelphia branding agency 160over90 has been acquired by a New York firm. 160over90 has been acquired by Endeavor Global Marketing, the cultural marketing division of Endeavor, which is the holding company formed after entertainment company WME acquired IMG.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: Endeavor Global Marketing
Endeavor is a global leader in entertainment, sports and fashion operating in more than 30 countries. Endeavor specializes in talent representation and management; brand strategy, activation and licensing; media production, sales and distribution; and event management. "
target parent: Searchlight Capital Partners
target: 160over90
160over90 is the leading branding and marketing consultancy in higher education, and maintains a strong foothold in the healthcare, sports and lifestyle industries.
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closed 3/2/2016 via PE Hub

Searchlight Capital Partners, acquired 160over90

synopsis: National branding and creative services agency 160over90 announced that private equity firm Searchlight Capital Partners, L.P., has made a significant investment for a majority stake in the company.
buyer: Searchlight Capital Partners
Searchlight is a global private investment firm with offices in New York, London and Toronto. Searchlight invests in businesses where its long term capital and strategic support accelerate value creation for all stakeholders. "
target: 160over90
160over90 is a branding and creative services agency with offices in Philadelphia, PA, Newport Beach, CA, and Gainesville, FL. They work alongside companies to help tackle their business and marketing challenges.
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closed 6/15/2009 via Market Wire

Sage Communications, acquired JDG Communications Inc.

synopsis: Sage Communications, one of the fastest growing full-service marketing communications firms in the Greater Washington D.C. area, announced it has acquired Falls Church-based JDG Communications, a strategic marketing communications and branding firm serving government, corporate and non-profit clients in the D.C. metro region.
buyer: Sage Communications
Sage Communications is a full-service marketing communications agency specializing in the technology, government and healthcare markets with offices in the Greater Washington D.C. area and San Francisco, Calif. "
target: JDG Communications Inc.
JDG's strategic team focuses on "communicating what matters" with highly creative branding and identity programs, public outreach campaigns, website design and programming, publications, capabilities brochures, consumer and b2b sales support materials and trade show exhibits.
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closed 6/1/2007 via PR Newswire

inVentiv Health, Inc., acquired Addison Whitney

synopsis: Addison Whitney, a full service brand identity and consulting firm that specializes in creating unique brand solutions for global pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical companies, announces its acquisition by inVentiv Health.
buyer: inVentiv Health, Inc.
inVentiv Health, Inc. is the leading provider of commercialization and complementary services to the global pharmaceutical, life sciences and biotechnology industries. inVentiv delivers its customized clinical, sales, marketing and communications solutions. "
target: Addison Whitney
Addison Whitney is a full service brand identity consultancy. Addison Whitney Healthcare strives to provide powerful brand identity solutions to global pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical companies.
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closed 3/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

All Contents, acquired La Machine

synopsis: All Contents, a communications agency specializing in editorial influence, has acquired La Machine, a company that provides B2B communication and brand management services. Both companies are based in France.
buyer: All Contents
All Contents is a communications agency specializing in editorial influence. They combine content communication and publishing. They are based in Paris, France. "
target: La Machine
La Machine SARL provides B2B communication and brand management services. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Aubière, France.
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closed 3/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

All Contents, acquired La Machine

synopsis: All Contents, a communications agency specializing in editorial influence, has acquired La Machine, a company that provides B2B communication and brand management services. Both companies are based in France.
buyer: All Contents
All Contents is a communications agency specializing in editorial influence. They combine content communication and publishing. They are based in Paris, France. "
target: La Machine
La Machine SARL provides B2B communication and brand management services. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Aubière, France.
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closed 9/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

All Contents, acquired Image & Stratégie

synopsis: All Contents, a communications agency specializing in editorial influence, has acquired Image & Stratégie, a company that provides communication consultancy services such as influencing public debates; and identifying, stimulating, and mobilizing communities. Both companies are based in Paris, France.
buyer: All Contents
All Contents is a communications agency specializing in editorial influence. They combine content communication and publishing. They are based in Paris, France. "
target: Image & Stratégie
Image & Stratégie provides communication consultancy services such as influencing public debates; and identifying, stimulating, and mobilizing communities. The company is based in Paris, France.
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closed 11/3/2016 via BNC Analysis

All Contents, acquired Agence 1989

synopsis: All Contents, a French communications agency specializing in editorial influence, has acquired Agence 1989, a French creative agency, specialized in B2B brand strategies, design and interactive services.
buyer: All Contents
All Contents is a communications agency specializing in editorial influence. They combine content communication and publishing. They are based in Paris, France. "
target: Agence 1989
Agence 1989 is a French creative agency, specialized in B2B brand strategies, design and interactive services. They are based in Aubière, France.
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closed 5/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

Matrix Group, acquired SoulProviders Collective

synopsis: The Matrix Communications Group (Matrix Group), an integrated marketing & communications holding company in South Africa, has acquired SoulProviders Collective (SPC), a creative agency in South Africa. SPC offers services for digital strategy, content marketing, social media, digital PR and more.
buyer: Matrix Group
Matrix Group is an integrated marketing & communications holding company in South Africa. Matrix Group invests in local marketing entrepreneurs across Africa, who are experts in their fields, supporting them in an enabling energising collaborative environment. "
target: SoulProviders Collective
SoulProviders Collective (SPC) is a creative agency in South Africa. SPC specializes in the ever-evolving digital landscape and helps brands and organizations to stay relevant. Their core offerings include digital strategy, content marketing, social media, digital PR and more.
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closed 5/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Artist First, acquired Officine Orange

synopsis: Artist First, an Italian distribution company and record label, has acquired a 51% stake in Officine Orange, a digital marketing agency in Italy. Officine Orange creates high impact strategies that help brands to shine and win over people's minds and hearts. They offer services for web development, advertising, content, and social media.
buyer: Artist First
Artist First is an Italian distribution company and record label. Artist First works with numerous successful Italian artists alongside a number of high-profile international acts. The company also distributes a wide range of labels, which includes Gazzelle, Dardust and Zero Assoluto among others. "
target: Officine Orange
Officine Orange is a digital marketing agency in Italy. Officine Orange creates and executes high impact strategies that help brands to shine and win over people's minds and hearts. They offer services for web development, advertising, content, and social media.
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closed 5/12/2021 via BNC Analysis

Mogae Media PVT. Ltd., acquired Rediffusion

synopsis: Mogae Media, a leading provider of integrated mobile marketing services in India, has acquired Rediffusion, India’s largest, independent full-service advertising agency. Rediffusion builds effective advertising campaigns for leading brands in various industries. They offer brand advisory, creative content development, and digital design services.
buyer: Mogae Media PVT. Ltd.
Mogae Media is a leading provider of integrated mobile marketing services in India. Mogae reaches to over 80% of India’s mobile subscriber base, from Uber customers in leading metros to the smallest and remotest village across rural India. "
target: Rediffusion
Rediffusion is India’s largest, independent full-service advertising agency. Rediffusion builds effective advertising campaigns for leading brands in various industries. They offer brand advisory, creative content development, and digital design services.
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closed 4/29/2021 via BNC Analysis

eYantra, acquired Digital Ozone

synopsis: eYantra, a brand merchandising and marketing firm in India, has acquired Digital Ozone, a full-service digital marketing agency in India. Digital Ozone creates mind blowing designs and specialised content to help brands build greater customer engagement online. They offer services for content, branding, SEO, social media, web development, and more.
buyer: eYantra
eYantra is a brand merchandising and marketing firm in India. eYantra serves as a one stop shop for Rewards & Recognition (R&R) programs, brand merchandising & prepaid gifting instruments. They offer solutions for corporate gifting, brand stores, prepaid, R&R, and more. "
target: Digital Ozone
Digital Ozone is a full-service digital marketing agency in India. Digital Ozone creates mind blowing designs and specialised content to help brands build greater customer engagement online. They offer services for content, branding, SEO, social media, web development, and more.
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closed 4/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Finn Partners, acquired MintTwist

synopsis: Finn Partners, a global integrated marketing agency, has acquired MintTwist, an award-winning digital marketing agency based in London. MintTwist works closely with brands from around the world to build immersive and memorable digital experiences. They offer services for SEO, PPC, social media, web design, content marketing and more.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners has become one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world. The full-service marketing and communications company's record setting pace is a result of organic growth and integrating new companies and new people into the FINN world. "
target: MintTwist
MintTwist is an award-winning digital marketing agency based in London. MintTwist works closely with brands from around the world to build immersive and memorable digital experiences. They offer services for SEO, PPC, social media, web design, content marketing and more.
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announced 4/9/2021 via Company Press Release

OpenTech Alliance, will acquire Adigma io

synopsis: OpenTech Alliance, the leading developer of innovative smart-connected technology solutions for the self storage industry, will acquire Adigma, LLC, a leading digital marketing and technology company. Adigma is a premier marketing services agency working to help companies nationwide implement trackable, creative, and savvy digital marketing.
buyer: OpenTech Alliance
OpenTech Alliance is the leader in automation and call center services for the self storage industry. They help storage owners work smarter by increasing productivity, profitability, and customer satisfaction with innovative technologies designed from the ground up for the self storage business. "
target: Adigma io
Adigma is a marketing agency and technology company. Specializing in Account Based Marketing and multi-location businesses, Adigma uses its platform and machine learning to define customer intent & maximize performance. They also offer ad delivery, content marketing, search optimization, and more.
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closed 3/24/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

emBlue, acquired Zenmen

synopsis: An omnichannel platform that ensures a smooth customer journey, from awareness through purchase, announced it acquired Denver-based Zenman for their reputable expertise and phenomenal team. Zenman offers innovation in the world of web design and development.
buyer: emBlue
emBlue, based in Argentina, uses an Omnichannel customer-centered strategy, taking clients’ communications plans to a whole new level. emBlue links different channels, such as Email, SMS and Push Notification with tailor-made messages, giving customers a unique brand experience. "
target: Zenmen
Zenman is a marketing and advertising company that offers their clients a balance of left- and right-brain thinking, matching data-driven goals with intuitive designs that deliver rich experiences. They provide a wide range of digital services that will help their customers grow their business.
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closed 3/5/2021 via BusinessWire

Sun Capital Partners, acquired Exadel, Inc.

synopsis: Sun Capital Partners, Inc., a leading private investment firm focused on defensible businesses in growing markets with tangible performance improvement opportunities, has completed the acquisition of Exadel, Inc., a founder-owned, global provider of digital software engineering solutions and services.
buyer: Sun Capital Partners
Sun Capital Partners, Inc. is a global private equity firm focused on partnering with management teams to accelerate value creation. Sun Capital has invested in more than 420 companies worldwide with revenues in excess of $50 billion across a broad range of industries and transaction structures. "
target: Exadel, Inc.
Exadel is a leading digital platform engineering services provider. Through technical software development, Exadel helps Fortune 500 clients accelerate their digital transformations by providing innovative solutions, services, and engineering expertise.
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closed 3/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Frank PR, acquired Frank PR

synopsis: Frank, a creative agency that helps brands lead, drive and own conversations, has completed a management buyout from Enero Group, taking back 100% ownership of the UK PR firm. The deal sees Frank co-founder and chairman Graham Goodkind and MD Alex Grier acquire the remaining 75% held by Enero.
buyer: Frank PR
The management buyout was led by Frank co-founder and chairman Graham Goodkind and MD Alex Grier. "
target parent: Enero Group Limited
target: Frank PR
Frank is a creative agency that helps brands lead, drive and own conversations. They specialize in consumer PR, social media and online PR, events, experiential, content marketing, brand communication, and more.
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closed 3/3/2021 via Company Press Release

Entersoft S.A., acquired Wedia Ltd

synopsis: Entersoft S.A., a leading business software and services provider in South East Europe and the Middle East, has acquired Wedia Ltd, a digital consultancy in Greece. Wedia specialises in web design and development, social media marketing, SEO, email marketing, content marketing, and more.
buyer: Entersoft S.A. (ATSE:ENTER:$18.30)
Entersoft is a leading business software and services provider in South East Europe and the Middle East. Entersoft offers a business software suite with ERP, CRM, WMS, Mobile, E-Commerce and B.I. applications. The industries they serve include manufacturing, food, retail, hospitality, and more. "
target: Wedia Ltd
Wedia is a digital consultancy in Greece. Wedia combines design, technology, and digital marketing to help their clients accelerate their business. They specialise in web design and development, social media marketing, SEO, email marketing, content marketing, and more.
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closed 2/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

DRP UK Limited, acquired A-Vision UK Ltd

synopsis: A-Vision, the London-based screen content agency, has been acquired by DRPG. A-Vision specialises in providing communication solutions from film & video, production, and digital servicing to clients such as Apartments.com, CoStar group, and Avaya.
buyer: DRP UK Limited
DRP UK Limited operates as a communication agency. They are one of the longest established, trusted and uniquely integrated communication and production specialists, famous for making anything possible as they connect people, build brands and help grow organisations worldwide. "
target: A-Vision UK Ltd
A-Vision specialises in providing communication solutions from film & video, production, and digital servicing to clients such as Apartments.com, CoStar group, and Avaya. A-Vision has a team of 10 people.
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closed 2/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

RTB House, acquired WhitePress sp. Z oo

synopsis: RTB House, a global advertising technology firm has acquired WhitePress, a content marketing platform, from its founders, Dirlango, a technology-focused investment firm and Innova Capital, a CEE mid-market private equity firm. WhitePress assists advertising agencies and corporate clients in creation and publication of content across the web.
buyer: RTB House
RTB House is a global company that provides state-of-the-art marketing technologies for top brands worldwide. Its proprietary ad buying engine is the first and only in the world to be powered entirely by deep learning algorithms, enabling advertisers to generate outstanding results. "
target parent: Innova Capital
target: WhitePress sp. Z oo
Founded in 2013 and headquartered in Bielsko-Biała, Poland, WhitePress is a leading content marketing platform that assists advertising agencies and corporate clients in creation and publication of content across the web, as well as in tracking of marketing campaign results.
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closed 2/10/2021 via Company Press Release

Havas, acquired Inbar Merhav G

synopsis: Havas Group, one of the world’s largest global communications groups, has acquired Inbar Merhav G, a full-service advertising agency in Israel. Inbar Merhav G creates meaningful connections between people and brands using creativity and media. Their range of marketing services include advertising, content, brand management, and digital & social.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: Havas (ENXTPA:HAV:$2,703.63)
Based in France, Havas is one of the world’s largest global communications groups. Havas has a fully integrated model through its Havas Villages around the world. In these Villages, creative, media and healthcare & wellness teams work together, ensuring agility and seamless experiences for clients. "
target: Inbar Merhav G
Inbar Merhav G is a full-service advertising agency in Israel. Inbar Merhav G creates meaningful connections between people and brands using creativity, media, and innovation. Their range of marketing services include advertising, content, brand management, and digital & social.
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closed 1/27/2021 via PR Web

Look Listen Inc., acquired Story First

synopsis: Look Listen, a full-service digital marketing agency, has acquired Story First, a creative agency that specializes in helping non-profits, causes, and brands tell their story. Story First creates unique visual content for clients around the world. Their portfolio includes brand essence videos, portfolio reels, documentaries, commercials and more.
buyer: Look Listen Inc.
Look Listen builds campaigns, websites, communications, and digital products for companies that seek to improve the human experience. They help clients achieve peak performance by using behavioral analysis across sales, marketing, and product development. "
target: Story First
Story First is a creative agency that specializes in helping non-profits, causes, and brands tell their story. Story First creates beautiful, unique visual content for clients around the world. Their portfolio includes brand essence videos, portfolio reels, documentaries, commercials and more.
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closed 1/27/2021 via PR Web

modop, acquired Microgigantic, LLC

synopsis: Mod Op, a marketing communications agency with offices across the U.S. and an office in Latin America, has acquired Minneapolis-based marketing studio, Microgigantic. This acquisition is the third in two years for the agency and expands Mod Op’s presence in the upper Midwest.
buyer: modop
Mod Op is a full-service marketing communications agency focused on using the right methods to help their clients capitalize on their opportunities. Mod Op services for both B2C and B2B markets include brand strategy, advertising, digital marketing and public relations. "
target: Microgigantic, LLC
Microgigantic helps brands tell exceptional stories. They develop content strategy and produce creative content. They design and implement experiences using digital signage. They partner with their customers, from first concept through final delivery.
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closed 1/26/2021 via BusinessWire

Ovare Group Inc., acquired Beast

synopsis: OvareGroup, a Los-Angeles-based holding company, has acquired Beast, the award-winning post-production and visual effects studio, from Company 3 / Method Inc. The acquisition of Beast allows OvareGroup to add new capabilities in post-production and visual effects technology, as well as increase capacity across its network of companies.
buyer: Ovare Group Inc.
OvareGroup is a holding company with specialty firms in content development, marketing technology, and strategic services. The company's mission is to understand its clients' customers and efficiently engage with them via smart, data-driven content solutions that promote loyalty and business growth."
target parent: Aleph Capital Partners LLP
target: Beast
Beast is an award-winning editorial house specializing in editorial and visual FX for the advertising, digital, and music industries. Beast services a global clientele that includes Nike, AT&T, Cheerios, Toys “R” US, BMW, Mercedes Benz, General Motors, and other top brands.
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announced 1/25/2021 via GlobeNewswire

AMF Media Group, will acquire Connext Services

synopsis: AMF Media Group, an award-winning, full-service marketing agency, will acquire Connext, a full spectrum of marketing and communications professionals with consulting expertise in strategic marketing, executive/employee communications, demand generation, social media, content marketing, public relations and more.
buyer: AMF Media Group
AMF Media Group is a full-service agency that delivers a comprehensive and clear approach on brand strategy and marketing, public relations, crisis communications, internal communications, multimedia production, web design and development, event planning and management. "
target: Connext Services
Connext provides a full spectrum of marketing and communications professionals with consulting expertise in strategic marketing, executive/employee communications, demand generation, social media, content marketing, public relations and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Mortierbrigade merged with Onlyhumans,

synopsis: Mortierbrigade has merged with Onlyhumans, a creative branding and communications agency in Belgium. Mortierbrigade is an independent creative agency in Belgium. The agency has expertise in brand strategy, digital design, multichannel campaigns, social strategy, and influencer & PR management.
buyer parent: Vectis Private Equity
buyer: Onlyhumans
Onlyhumans is a creative branding and communications agency in Belgium. Onlyhumans helps brands and organisations to create a more human and relatable identity. They offer services for branding, creative campaigns, content marketing, SEO, social media marketing, and more. "
target: Mortierbrigade
Mortierbrigade is an independent creative agency in Belgium. Mortierbrigade brings brands to life through creative and impactful campaigns. The agency has expertise in brand strategy, digital design, multichannel campaigns, social strategy, and influencer & PR management.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

Thesis Agency, acquired Bonfire Marketing

synopsis: Thesis, a full-service digital agency, has acquired Bonfire Marketing, a digital content marketing agency. Bonfire Marketing specializes in account-based marketing for SaaS, hardware technology, and health and wellness. Their core specialties include marketing research, SEO, content development, social media, and more.
buyer: Thesis Agency
Thesis is a full-service digital agency that helps clients to connect with their audiences in many ways. Thesis creates neatly tailored messages that people care to engage with. They offer services for email, digital and brand design, social media, SEO, web design and more. "
target: Bonfire Marketing
Bonfire Marketing is a digital content marketing agency. Bonfire Marketing specializes in account-based marketing for SaaS, hardware technology, and health and wellness. Their core specialties include marketing research, SEO, content development, social media, and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

Proches, acquired BMRP

synopsis: Proches, a PR and influencer marketing agency in France, has acquired BMRP, an independent marketing agency in France that specializes in PR, social media and influencer marketing. BMRP helps their clients to expand their brand's exposure and reputation. They offer traditional and digital PR, influencer, social media and content marketing services.
buyer parent: Insign Communications
buyer: Proches
Proches is a PR and influencer marketing agency in France. Proches works with their clients to help them identify media and influencers, anticipate media opportunities, mange relations with journalists, and win over their target audience. "
target: BMRP
BMRP is an independent marketing agency in France that specializes in PR, social media and influencer marketing. BMRP helps their clients to expand their brand's exposure and reputation. They offer traditional and digital PR, influencer, social media and content marketing services.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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PacificNet Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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APN News & Media Limited
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Spearhead Integrated Marketing Communication Group
Spearhead Integrated Marketing Communication Group
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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Next 15
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EBITDA ($mm)
$46.65
EBIT ($mm)
$18.80
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2183
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Ticker: AIM:BBSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brave Bison
Brave Bison
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Tourn International AB
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CyberAgent Inc.
CyberAgent Inc.
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year
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$141,111.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$21,121.00
EBIT ($mm)
$17,411.00
Net Income ($mm)
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Employees
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BlueFocus Communication Group
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year
2019
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$3,361.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$120.72
EBIT ($mm)
$102.91
Net Income ($mm)
$75.66
Employees
5445
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Ticker: ENXTPA:LOCAL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Solocal Group
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year
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rev ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
$175.52
EBIT ($mm)
$154.92
Net Income ($mm)
$51.18
Employees
2515
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iREP Co., Ltd.
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year
2014
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$505.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.18
EBIT ($mm)
$8.91
Net Income ($mm)
$5.31
Employees
352
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Septeni Holdings Co., Ltd.
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$461.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$19.13
EBIT ($mm)
$16.27
Net Income ($mm)
$17.99
Employees
809
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Digital Generation, Inc.
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Digital Generation, Inc. is the world's leading ad management and distribution platform. DG connects over 11,000 global advertisers and agencies with their targeted audiences through an expansive network of over 6,000 television broadcast stations and over 11,500 web publishers in 75 countries.
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2013
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$385.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$103.07
EBIT ($mm)
$52.39
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: ASX:SLM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Salmat Ltd.
Salmat Ltd.
Salmat is a leading Australian marketing services business. They partner with their clients to help them with the constant pressure of acquiring and servicing their customers, week-in, week-out. With media, digital and customer service capabilities, Salmat has the right solutions for their clients.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$333.12
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.46
EBIT ($mm)
$6.75
Net Income ($mm)
$3.26
Employees
3000
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Ticker: BSE:532368
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lycos Internet Limited
Lycos Internet Limited
Lycos Internet Limited has evolved from one of the first search engines on the web into a digital media powerhouse with three major divisions: LYCOS Media, LYCOS Advertising, and LYCOS Life (consumer products division). The company employs over 500 people working out of 24 offices worldwide.
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2015
rev ($mm)
$325.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$91.06
EBIT ($mm)
$88.24
Net Income ($mm)
$58.21
Employees
1000
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Ticker: TSE:6553
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SoldOut
SoldOut
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year
2019
rev ($mm)
$183.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.82
EBIT ($mm)
$6.72
Net Income ($mm)
$3.49
Employees
255
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Ticker: DLGEF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digital Garage Inc.
Digital Garage produces innovative contexts for the age of the internet by combining three crucial technologies, namely Information Technology, Marketing Technology and Financial Technology. Their core competence is in the integration of the unique areas of specialization in these technologies.
year
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rev ($mm)
$171.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$23.20
EBIT ($mm)
$18.65
Net Income ($mm)
$24.22
Employees
376
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