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closed 4/18/2018 via PR Newswire

Spins LLC, acquired FoodFacts.com

synopsis: SPINS, the leading provider of retail consumer insights, analytics, and consulting for the Natural, Organic, and Specialty Products Industries, has acquired FoodFacts.com, the world's first nutritional food database on the web. FoodFacts.com provides free information about ingredients and nutritional facts in food to consumers.
buyer: Spins LLC
SPINS is a provider of retail consumer insights, analytics reporting, and consulting services for the Natural, Organic, and Specialty Products Industries. SPINS strives to transform raw data into intelligent and actionable business solutions to help retailers connect people with brands. "
target: FoodFacts.com
FoodFacts.com is the world's first nutritional food database on the web. They provide free information about ingredients and nutritional facts in food to consumers. FoodFacts.com associates ingredients with common allergens to give users a clearer understanding about what they are consuming.
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closed 6/18/2018 via PR Newswire

Gladson, acquired Nutritionix

synopsis: Gladson, the Consumer Goods Industry's end to end source for digital product content solutions, has acquired Nutritionix, the largest verified nutrition database in the world. Nutritionix has developed a leading interactive digital platform that its users can upload, organize, track and publish nutrition data.
buyer parent: Wicks Group of Companies
buyer: Gladson
Gladson's digital asset management and product information management solutions enable the most efficient and accurate transfer of information across the brand and retailer ecosystem on the market. Clients are able to increase sales with Gladson's detailed and verified product information. "
target: Nutritionix
Nutritionix is the largest verified nutrition database in the world. Nutritionix has developed a leading interactive digital platform that its users can upload, organize, track and publish nutrition data.
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closed 7/20/2006 via PR Newswire

Conde Nast Publications Inc., acquired NutritionData.com

synopsis: Conde Nast has acquired NutritionData.com, a leading health and nutrition Web site that provides high-quality tools and information to consumers eager to embrace a healthier lifestyle.
buyer parent: Advance Publications, Inc.
buyer: Conde Nast Publications Inc.
Condé Nast Publications, home to many of the world's celebrated magazines and websites, is committed to journalistic integrity, influential reporting and superior design. Each of our magazines features renowned editors, writers and photographers. "
target: NutritionData.com
Since its launch in 2003, Nutrition Data has grown into one of the most authoritative and useful sources of nutritional analysis on the Web. In July 2006, Nutrition Data was acquired by CondéNet, a digital publisher under the Condé Nast Publications umbrella dedicated to editorial excellence.
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announced 10/9/2019 via BusinessWire

Medgen, Inc., will acquire Magnifind.ca

synopsis: Medgen, Inc., a Medtech and LifeSciences Company focused on commercialization and Investment, will acquire Magnifind.ca, a Canadian-owned tech company. Magnifind.ca offers a secure, one-stop online health and wellness platform that helps consumers to identify the best options and resources available to them.
buyer: Medgen, Inc. (OTCPK:MDIN:$0.00)
Medgen, Inc. is a Medtech and LifeSciences Company focused on commercialization and Investment. Medgen offers a range of Products, Solutions and Services for Sale and Licensing. Their products include printed and flexible electronics, smart bandages, eTextiles, artificial organs and more. "
target: Magnifind.ca
Magnifind.ca is a Canadian-owned tech company that helps consumers find the vital health information and referrals they need. Magnifind.ca offers a secure, one-stop online health and wellness platform that helps consumers to identify the best options and resources available to them.
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announced 11/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Medtronic, Inc., will acquire Nutrino Health

synopsis: Medtronic plc, a global leader in medical technology, and Nutrino Health Ltd., a leading provider of nutrition-related data services, analytics, and technologies, announced the companies have entered into a definitive agreement under which Medtronic will acquire Nutrino.
buyer: Medtronic, Inc. (MDT:$31,062.00)
Medtronic plc is among the world's largest medical technology, services and solutions companies - alleviating pain, restoring health and extending life for millions of people around the world. "
target: Nutrino Health
Nutrino is a leading provider of nutrition-related data services, analytics, and technologies. At its core, Nutrino strives for improved universal health by enabling AI-led analysis of how nutritional intake will affect a person's health.
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closed 4/4/2007 via Company Press Release

The StayWell Company, purchased consumer health content business from Greystone.Net

synopsis: Custom print and online health publisher StayWell Custom Communications, a division of MediMedia USA, has significantly expanded its already impressive online portfolio with the acquisition of Greystone.Net’s award-winning consumer health content business.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: The StayWell Company
StayWell Health Management offers health management programs and services and provides publications, educational materials, training programs, and Web-based services "
seller: Greystone.Net
Greystone has more than 200 hospital and health system clients. The firm is a leader in Internet-related consulting services and offers a variety of products and services to enhance the healthcare Web site.
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closed 4/11/2005 via PR Newswire

iVillage, Inc., acquired HealthCentersOnline, Inc.

synopsis: iVillage Inc., The Internet For Women(TM), a leading women's media company and the number one women's community online, today announced that it has acquired HealthCentersOnline, Inc., a privately-held, leading online destination for physician-edited information on health conditions, treatments and preventative care for patients.
buyer parent: General Electric Company
buyer: iVillage, Inc.
iVillage offers a cyber retreat to the female Web surfer. iVillage's Web site targets women aged 25 to 49 through more than 15 ''channels'' focusing on topics such as health, food, parenting, relationships, and shopping. "
target: HealthCentersOnline, Inc.
HealthCentersOnline is the most credible and trusted source of healthcare information on the Internet for patients and their families. We provide consumers with the most accurate, comprehensive and up-to-date physician-edited information in a format that is easy to understand and access.
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$12
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$1
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closed 10/29/2014 via BusinessWire

Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., acquired Epidemico

synopsis: Booz Allen Hamilton announced that it has acquired Epidemico, Inc., a move that underscores the firm’s commitment to further develop analytic capabilities areas such as population health. Epidemico is an informatics company providing early insights, continuous monitoring and consumer engagement for varied aspects of population health.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. (BAH:$6,366.88)
Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. provides professional services primarily to US government agencies in the defense, security, and civil sectors, as well as to corporations, institutions, and not-for-profit organizations. The company provides a range of services in strategy, operations, and more. "
target: Epidemico
Epidemico is an informatics company established in 2007 that provides early insights, continuous monitoring and consumer engagement for a wide range of population health domains, including disease outbreaks, drug safety, supply chain vulnerabilities and more.
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closed 11/3/2011 via BusinessWire

Global Health Voyager, Inc., acquired PlanetHospital.com LLC

synopsis: Global Health Voyager, Inc. has completed its asset acquisition of PlanetHospital, a pioneer in medical tourism since 2002. PlanetHospital has served thousands of patients to become one of the largest medical travel facilitator in the United States. The Company has been featured in more than 200 media outlets.
buyer: Global Health Voyager, Inc. (GLHV:($1.00))
Global Health Voyager is an international medical tourism company. It offers technology solutions, medical tourism consulting services, and access to a worldwide network of highly accredited facilities and providers to patients seeking healthcare, surgical, dental, and wellness procedures. "
target: PlanetHospital.com LLC
Established in 2002, PlanetHospital is a convenient, one-stop medical tourism resource, providing consumers, employers, payers and other intermediaries access to information that empowers the decision-making process for selecting a destination, hospital, procedure or service.
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closed 11/10/2010 via PE Hub

Health and Safety Institute, acquired GoToAID

synopsis: Health & Safety Institute (HSI), the world’s largest privately held emergency response training organization, has added GoToAID to its family of brands. GoToAID produces detailed emergency care instructions for download to smart phones and other electronic devices, including those from Apple and Android.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Health and Safety Institute
Health & Safety Institute (HSI) is the largest privately held emergency care training organization in the industry. HSI originally united the recognition and expertise of the American Safety & Health Institute and Medic First Aid International. "
target: GoToAID
GoToAID offers a database of over 400 topics covering first aid for both people and pets and is currently available for the Android and iPhone operating systems. Customers can access downloads at the iTunes Store, Android Market or gotoaid.com.
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closed 11/14/2012 via Company Press Release

CareLike, LLC, acquired SNAPforSeniors

synopsis: CareLike LLC, an affiliate of HealthLink Dimensions™LLC, has acquired the assets of Seattle-based SNAPforSeniors, Inc., including the technology and comprehensive healthcare services provider database. SNAPforSeniors, Inc. is an information and publishing company serving consumers, professionals, associations, private and government organizations.
buyer parent: Stratose, Inc.
buyer: CareLike, LLC
CareLike LLC is a data and technology services company that provides access to detailed data on more than 27 categories of providers and 250,000 healthcare services providers. "
target: SNAPforSeniors
SNAPforSeniors, Inc. is an information and publishing company serving consumers, professionals, associations, private and government organizations. SNAPforSeniors also licenses its provider database to third parties, collectively referred to as the Alliance Network.
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announced 8/15/2007 via BusinessWire

Mobile Greetings, Inc. will be merged with UpSNAP, Inc.,

synopsis: UpSNAP has entered into a definitive agreement to merge with Mobile Greetings, Inc. Mobile Greetings is a private corporation based in Walnut Creek, California that has created a mobile distribution platform for the automated delivery of rich media services to mobile handsets.
buyer: UpSNAP, Inc.
UpSNAP, Inc. is a provider of free mobile search and content services. As the first company to address mobile search, UpSNAP has built its technology platform from the ground up with specific focus on the unique challenges of providing a usable and functional mobile search experience. "
target: Mobile Greetings, Inc.
Mobile Greetings, Inc. is a premier creator and publisher of mobile products and services. A sophisticated proprietary technology platform allows the creation of the most visually vivid and interactive applications in the mobile industry.
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closed 5/5/2006 via Company Press Release

DestinationRx, Inc., acquired Rxaminer

synopsis: DestinationRx, a Los Angeles-based healthcare technology company, announced today the acquisition of Rxaminer. Chicago-based Rxaminer was the first organization to provide a system for communicating dose-specific, therapeutically equivalent drug options to consumers.
buyer: DestinationRx, Inc.
DestinationRx specializes in designing and implementing solutions based on its proprietary technology to enable more transparent health care interactions and transactions for government and commercial clients, including the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. "
target: Rxaminer
Rxaminer is a powerful Rx decision-support tool that saves employers and plan sponsors up to 20% on their drug expenditures. Without changing existing plans or providers, members use Rxaminer to compare their current prescription(s) to lower cost therapeutic alternatives.
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closed 6/25/2014 via Company Press Release

SteadyServ Technologies, LLC, acquired PintLabs, LLC

synopsis: The PintLabs team announced that they have been acquired by SteadyServ Technologies, provider of a mobile, SaaS-based inventory and order management system for the beer industry. PintLabs, LLC operates a website through which it provides online beer information and data.
buyer: SteadyServ Technologies, LLC
The SteadyServ iKeg system is a mobile, SaaS-based inventory and order management system for the beer industry. They provide real time intelligence for retail establishment and distributor sales staff members via an app for iOS or Android devices. "
target: PintLabs, LLC
PintLabs, LLC operates a website through which it provides online beer information and data. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Raleigh, North Carolina.
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closed 12/19/2018 via Company Press Release

Change Healthcare Corporation, acquired PokitDok Inc.

synopsis: Change Healthcarehas acquired intellectual property (IP) and other key assets from PokitDok, Inc., a platform-as-a-service company for healthcare. PokitDok’s platform-as-a-service makes it faster and easier for healthcare organizations to bring new applications and services to market.
buyer parent: McKesson Corporation
buyer: Change Healthcare Corporation (CHNG:$1,646.91)
Change Healthcare is inspiring a better healthcare system. Working alongside their customers and partners, they leverage their software and analytics, network solutions, and technology-enabled services to enable better patient care, choice, and outcomes at scale. "
target: PokitDok Inc.
PokitDok’s platform-as-a-service makes it faster and easier for healthcare organizations to bring new applications and services to market. Plug directly into over 700 payers to integrate real-time, member-specific health insurance data at scale.
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closed 9/30/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Ancestry.com, acquired Find A Grave, Inc.

synopsis: Ancestry.com has acquired Find A Grave, Inc., the leading online cemetery database. With over 100 million memorials and 75 million photos, Find A Grave has amassed an unparalleled collection of burial information. Over the past 18 years, it has grown to become an invaluable resource for genealogists, history buffs and cemetery preservationists.
buyer parent: Permira
buyer: Ancestry.com
Ancestry.com is the world's largest online family history resource with approximately 2.7 million paying subscribers across all its websites. More than 12 billion records have been added to the Ancestry.com sites and users have created more than 50 million family trees. "
target: Find A Grave, Inc.
Find A Grave, Inc. is the leading online cemetery database. With over 100 million memorials and 75 million photos, Find A Grave has amassed an unparalleled collection of burial information.
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closed 2/17/2012 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired Hyperpublic

synopsis: Groupon has acquired Hyperpublic, an open database of people, places, and things tied to a specific location. Anyone can add objects to the database and developers will be able to build applications on top of the data.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in more than 300 markets around the world. Groupon uses collective buying power to offer unbeatable prices and provide a win-win for businesses and consumers, delivering more than 650 daily deals globally. "
target: Hyperpublic
Hyperpublic is an open database of people, places, and things tied to a specific location. Anyone can add objects to the database and developers will be able to build applications on top of the data.
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closed 2/16/2010 via New York Times

Gawker Media, acquired Cityfile, Inc.

synopsis: Gawker Media, the eight-year-old online publishing heavyweight founded by Nick Denton, has announced its first acquisition: the New York boldface name guide CityFile.
buyer: Gawker Media
Gawker Media is an online media company founded and owned by Nick Denton and based in New York City. It is considered to be one of the most visible and successful blog-oriented media companies. "
target: Cityfile, Inc.
Cityfile.com is a guide to the most notable and influential New Yorkers, more than 2,100 people divided into 27 industry categories. The site is also home to our blog, Dailyfile, which is updated continually on weekdays.
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closed 7/26/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Sharecare, Inc., acquired Window Channel Network

synopsis: Sharecare, the digital health company helping people manage all their health in one place, announced that it is acquiring Window Channel Network (WCN), a leading distributor of original HD relaxation and wellness videos that empower viewers to find stillness and peace in their everyday life.
buyer: Sharecare, Inc.
Sharecare is a health and wellness engagement solution providing people with personalized resources to help them live their healthiest lives. Sharecare uses information to create a comprehensive health profile allowing users to access all of their health resources in one place. "
target: Window Channel Network
Window Channel Network (WCN) is a leading distributor of original HD relaxation and wellness videos that empower viewers to find stillness and peace in their everyday life.
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closed 3/6/2017 via BNC Analysis

Alantaya SAS, acquired WeCook

synopsis: Alantaya, a platform that suggests culinary menus based on Health constraints of a user, announced the acquisition of WeCook, the French leader in helping to organize meals and shopping lists for families.
buyer: Alantaya SAS
Alantaya is a platform that suggests culinary menus based on Health constraints of a user. Alantaya also provides dietary counseling and dietary balance sheet reports. "
target: WeCook
WeCook is the French leader in helping to organize meals and shopping lists for families. WeCook offers a list of balanced menus based on a user's gastronomic preferences.
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closed 4/18/2018 via PR Newswire

Spins LLC, acquired FoodFacts.com

synopsis: SPINS, the leading provider of retail consumer insights, analytics, and consulting for the Natural, Organic, and Specialty Products Industries, has acquired FoodFacts.com, the world's first nutritional food database on the web. FoodFacts.com provides free information about ingredients and nutritional facts in food to consumers.
buyer: Spins LLC
SPINS is a provider of retail consumer insights, analytics reporting, and consulting services for the Natural, Organic, and Specialty Products Industries. SPINS strives to transform raw data into intelligent and actionable business solutions to help retailers connect people with brands. "
target: FoodFacts.com
FoodFacts.com is the world's first nutritional food database on the web. They provide free information about ingredients and nutritional facts in food to consumers. FoodFacts.com associates ingredients with common allergens to give users a clearer understanding about what they are consuming.
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closed 4/18/2018 via PR Newswire

Spins LLC, acquired FoodFacts.com

synopsis: SPINS, the leading provider of retail consumer insights, analytics, and consulting for the Natural, Organic, and Specialty Products Industries, has acquired FoodFacts.com, the world's first nutritional food database on the web. FoodFacts.com provides free information about ingredients and nutritional facts in food to consumers.
buyer: Spins LLC
SPINS is a provider of retail consumer insights, analytics reporting, and consulting services for the Natural, Organic, and Specialty Products Industries. SPINS strives to transform raw data into intelligent and actionable business solutions to help retailers connect people with brands. "
target: FoodFacts.com
FoodFacts.com is the world's first nutritional food database on the web. They provide free information about ingredients and nutritional facts in food to consumers. FoodFacts.com associates ingredients with common allergens to give users a clearer understanding about what they are consuming.
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closed 2/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Astound Commerce, acquired Market Force Information, Inc.

synopsis: Independent digital commerce specialist Astound Commerce has acquired MarketForce, a business unit within Digital River and leading innovator in digital performance marketing services.
buyer: Astound Commerce
Astound Commerce is an award-winning global digital commerce provider. They combine strategy, technology and interactive marketing services for many of the world's favorite brands and retailers. They can power every aspect of online business, and integrate across all marketing channels. "
target parent: Digital River, Inc.
target: Market Force Information, Inc.
Market Force Information, Inc. is the leading global customer intelligence solutions company for multi-location businesses including major retailers, restaurants, grocery and convenience stores, financial institutions, entertainment studios and consumer packaged goods companies.
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closed 2/4/2020 via Company Press Release

Ipsos S.A, purchased Mystery Shopping Business from MaritzCX

synopsis: Ipsos is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Mystery Shopping business of the Maritz group, one of the largest mystery shopping service providers in North America. Staffed by over 150 employees, Maritz’s Mystery Shopping business has been operating for over 35 years, mostly in North America.
buyer: Ipsos S.A (ENXTPA:IPS:$2,188.97)
Headquartered in France, Ipsos is the third largest market research company in the world, present in 90 markets and employing more than 18,000 people. Their 75 business solutions are based on primary data coming from our surveys, social media monitoring, and qualitative or observational techniques. "
seller: MaritzCX
The acquisition includes the Mystery Shopping business of the Maritz group, one of the largest mystery shopping service providers in North America. Staffed by over 150 employees, Maritz’s Mystery Shopping business has been operating for over 35 years, mostly in North America.
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closed 7/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd., acquired Ugam

synopsis: London-based Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd has acquired a majority stake in India-based Ugam Interactive Solutions Pvt. Ltd, a leading next generation data and analytics company. They work with retailers, distributors, manufacturers and research & consulting firms to enable superior data-driven decision-making.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd.
Dentsu Aegis Network is made up of ten global network brands and supported by its specialist/multi-market brands. Dentsu Aegis Network is Innovating the Way Brands Are Built for its clients through its best-in-class expertise and capabilities in media, digital and creative communications services. "
target: Ugam
Ugam is a leading next generation data and analytics company. They work with retailers, distributors, manufacturers and research & consulting firms to enable superior data-driven decision-making.
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closed 5/8/2019 via Company Press Release

TABS Analytics, acquired Decision Insight

synopsis: TABS Analytics, a technology-enabled analytics firm servicing the consumer products industry, announced that it acquired Decision Insight, a global shopper marketing research and analytics firm with expertise in both brick-and-mortar and online shopping environments.
buyer: TABS Analytics
TABS Analytics is a technology-enabled analytics firm servicing the consumer products industry. They are the leading outsourced sales and marketing analytics firm in the CPG industry. TABS provide clients with workable solutions, expert guidance, and a positive ROI with their services. "
target: Decision Insight
Decision Insight is a leading shopper insights and retail strategy firm that uncovers shopper behaviors and motivations. Utilizing ShopperIQ® and Digital.IQ™, proprietary virtual platforms for brick & mortar and eCommerce, they deliver effective strategies.
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announced 11/16/2018 via Company Press Release

Vestar Capital Partners, will acquire Information Resources, Inc.

synopsis: Vestar Capital Partners, a private equity firm, will lead a new investment in Information Resources, Inc., a leading provider of big data, predictive analytics and forward-looking insights. Jeffrey Ansell, a Vestar Senior Advisor, will serve as Chairman of IRI. New Mountain and other existing investors are retaining a meaningful investment in IRI.
buyer: Vestar Capital Partners
Vestar Capital Partners (VCP) is a private equity firm specializing in management buyouts and growth capital investments. VCP collaborates with management teams and private owners to build long- term enterprise value, with a focus on Consumer, Healthcare, and Business Services & Industrial Products."
target parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
target: Information Resources, Inc.
Information Resources, Inc. is a leading provider of big data, predictive analytics and forward-looking insights that help CPG companies, OTC health care organizations, retailers, financial services and media companies grow their businesses.
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closed 10/17/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Ipsos S.A, purchased Mystery Shopping Assets from Market Pulse

synopsis: Ipsos has acquired the mystery shopping staff, shoppers, and clients of Market Pulse International. Since 1989, Market Pulse has helped brands understand their business from their customers point of view, and supported clients to improve customer satisfaction, loyalty and growth. They are based in New Zealand.
buyer: Ipsos S.A (ENXTPA:IPS:$2,188.97)
Headquartered in France, Ipsos is an independent market research companies managed by research professionals. Ipsos researchers assess market potential and trends, develop brands, help clients build long-term relationships with customers, test advertising, and study audience responses. "
seller: Market Pulse
The acquisition includes the the mystery shopping staff, shoppers, and clients of Market Pulse. Market Pulse helps brands understand their business from their customers point of view, and supports clients to improve customer satisfaction, loyalty and growth. They are based in New Zealand.
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closed 10/16/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Inmar Inc., acquired reach | influence

synopsis: Inmar announced that it has acquired Detroit, Michigan-based reach | influence, a marketing analytics company focused on powering the shopper experience to leverage retail shopper data to increase sales. reach | influence helps independent retailers, wholesalers and product manufacturers to measure marketing efficacy and engage their shoppers.
buyer parent: OMERS Private Equity
buyer: Inmar Inc.
Inmar applies technology and data science to improve outcomes for consumers and those who serve them. They have unmatched access to billions of consumer and business transactions in real time. Their analytics, platforms and services enable engagement with shoppers and patients, and optimize results."
target: reach | influence
reach | influence is a retail marketing firm focused on powering the shopper experience with the goal of leveraging shopper data to increase sales through a combination of marketing and merchandising programs. They provide insight to independent retailers, wholesalers and product manufacturers.
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closed 9/25/2017 via PR Newswire

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

synopsis: Aisle 9 Retail, Inc., a sales and marketing agency for emerging consumer package goods (CPG) in the grocery retail channel, announces the sale of its assets to Marketing Management, Inc. Aisle 9 specializes in helping brand owners prepare and sell emerging CPG brands into the complicated world of the grocery channel.
buyer: Marketing Management, Inc.
MMI is a Trusted Resource for Success. MMI is a comprehensive provider of brokerage services to the CPG and retail trade. These services include sales management, store-level retail merchandising, brand development, media advertising and social media solutions for its retail and CPG customers. "
target: Aisle 9 Retail, Inc.
Aisle 9 specializes in helping brand owners prepare and sell emerging CPG brands into the complicated world of the grocery channel. Aisle 9 provides emerging CPG clients critical bandwidth needed to expand their product sales into key retailers and distributors.
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closed 8/16/2017 via PR Web

Jancyn, acquired Customer Perspectives

synopsis: Jancyn Evaluation Shops, a mystery shopping company, is pleased to announce their acquisition of New Hampshire based Customer Perspectives, a 30-year leader in the mystery shopping marketplace. Customer Perspectives helps businesses increase their profits by retaining customers and attracting new ones.
buyer: Jancyn
Since 1980, Jancyn has provided best practices in mystery shopping for customer satisfaction and employee performance feedback programs. They develop data based mystery shops that are used to help their clients optimize resources, motivate employees and improve revenue. "
target: Customer Perspectives
Customer Perspectives is a 30-year leader in the mystery shopping marketplace. Customer Perspectives helps businesses increase their profits by retaining customers and attracting new ones.
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closed 11/2/2016 via Company Press Release

KLH Capital, acquired Q Research Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: KLH Capital is pleased to announce it has partnered with the management team of Q Research Solutions, Inc. to complete a management buyout. Q Research Solutions is a leading provider of sensory and consumer product research for Fortune 500 and other blue-chip customers in the food and beverage, health and beauty, and fragrance industries.
buyer: KLH Capital
KLH Capital is a fully capitalized SBIC private equity fund managing $320 million across three funds. They make majority and minority equity investments in value added distribution, specialty service and niche manufacturing companies based in the U.S. with at least $10 million of revenue. "
target: Q Research Solutions, Inc.
Based in Old Bridge, New Jersey, Q Research Solutions is a leading provider of sensory and consumer product research for Fortune 500 and other blue-chip customers in the food and beverage, health and beauty, and fragrance industries.
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closed 9/22/2016 via BusinessWire

StellaService Inc., acquired ICC/Decision Services

synopsis: StellaService, the leader in helping companies grow through better customer service, announced the acquisition of ICC/Decision Services, a leader in successful in-store customer experience management programs including mystery shopping, customer intercepts and customer satisfaction surveys. This extends StellaService into in-store environments.
buyer: StellaService Inc.
StellaService helps companies grow through better service across their stores, contact centers and ecommerce fulfillment. Through a combination of software and proprietary data and insights, StellaService helps companies improve their operational and front-line team performance. "
target: ICC/Decision Services
ICC/Decision Services offers more than 37 years of hands-on experience designing and executing highly successful in-store customer experience management programs, including mystery shopping, customer intercepts and customer satisfaction surveys.
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announced 2/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

The Nielsen Company, Inc., will acquire Nielsen Catalina Solutions

synopsis: Nielsen is increasing its ownership stake in Nielsen Catalina Solutions (NCS) – its joint venture with shopper marketing company Catalina – from 50% to a majority 63.5%. Nielsen Catalina connects TV viewing and digital ad exposure to in-store buying, which Nielsen claims perfectly aligned with its business strategy.
buyer: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,311.00)
Nielsen is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content is consumed. "
target parent: Berkshire Partners LLC
target: Nielsen Catalina Solutions
Nielsen Catalina Solutions helps marketers and media companies measure and improve advertising performance by accurately linking what consumers watch, see, or hear with what they buy. They are able to target and measure advertising based on what matters most for CPG companies: actual offline sales.
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closed 1/6/2016 via Company Press Release

In Vivo BVA merged with Perception Research Services,

synopsis: Perception Research Services and IN VIVO BVA announced the merger of their companies. This merger unites the world’s two leading research agencies focused on packaging, shopper marketing and new product innovation. The new company PRS IN VIVO will help FMCG marketers succeed at both the purchase and the product usage experience.
buyer: Perception Research Services
Perception Research Services specializes in consumer research to help marketers connect with shoppers and close sales. Their custom studies guide, assess and improve packaging and shopper marketing efforts, including qualitative research, on-shelf assessments, in-store, online and in-home studies. "
target parent: Montefiore Investment
target: In Vivo BVA
In Vivo BVA is one of Europe's leading tailor-made consumer goods research companies. In Vivo BVA boasts unrivalled expertise in consumer goods research and marketing thanks to precise and unique methodologies that provide results capable of predicting the future behavior of consumers and shoppers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$90
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/26/2016 via PR Newswire

Tyco International plc, acquired ShopperTrak

synopsis: Tyco International plc, the world's largest pure-play fire protection and security company, announced that it has completed its acquisition of ShopperTrak, a leading global provider of retail consumer behavior insights and location-based analytics. ShopperTrak's solutions enable retailers to improve sales and operational effectiveness.
buyer: Tyco International plc (TYC:$9,701.00)
Tyco is the world's largest pure-play fire protection and security company. Tyco provides more than three million customers around the globe with the latest fire protection and security products and services. "
target: ShopperTrak
ShopperTrak provides shopper-traffic counting technology and data analysis to the most respected names in retail. ShopperTrak is an integral business partner and trusted advisor to the industry, bringing innovative technology and business expertise to organizations throughout the world.
price ($mm)
$175
rev ($mm)
$75
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/12/2015 via BNC Analysis

MarketCast, acquired Insight Strategy Group

synopsis: MarketCast, a leading provider of marketing research services serving the global entertainment industry, has acquired Insight Strategy Group, a research and strategy agency based in New York City. Insight works mostly in TV and offers segmentation and targeting strategy, product innovation and testing and customer experience strategy.
buyer parent: The RLJ Companies
buyer: MarketCast
MarketCast is a leading provider of marketing research services serving the global entertainment industry. MarketCast works in collaboration with marketers and researchers across the spectrum of entertainment companies in the development and execution of their marketing strategies. "
target: Insight Strategy Group
Insight Strategy Group is a research and strategy firm that inspires its clients to build innovative and impactful experiences for their consumers.
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closed 4/22/2015 via BusinessWire

Information Resources, Inc., acquired Datasea

synopsis: Information Resources, Inc. (IRI), the global leader in innovative solutions and services for consumer, retail and over-the-counter healthcare companies, announced the acquisition of Datasea, one of China’s leading analytic services and market research companies, which has deep knowledge and expertise in the retail and CPG industries.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: Information Resources, Inc.
Information Resources, Inc. (IRi) delivers powerful market and shopper information, predictive analysis and foresight that leads to action. They go beyond the data to ignite extraordinary growth for their clients by pinpointing what matters and illuminating how it can impact their businesses. "
target: Datasea
Datasea services include analytics that help clients develop enhanced pricing strategies, efficient promotions, improved effectiveness in-store, forecasting, next-generation marketing mix modeling and assortment optimization.
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closed 4/15/2015 via BusinessWire

Antuit, acquired Prognos, Inc.

synopsis: Antuit, a global Big Data solutions company, announced the acquisition of Prognos, a Chicago-based analytics company specializing in the retail and consumer package goods (CPG) sector. Prognos is focused on demand forecasting, lifecycle pricing and customer insight.
buyer: Antuit
Antuit is a Big Data analytics solutions firm that enables enterprise clients to unlock business value from data within the constraints of their budgets and maturity on the Big Data curve. Antuit provides cutting-edge analytics offerings for Supply Chain and Sales & Marketing functions. "
target: Prognos, Inc.
Prognos Inc. is dedicated to providing financially measurable results for Retailers and Consumer Packaged Goods companies through advanced analytic solutions. Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Chicago, Prognos is focused on demand forecasting, lifecycle pricing and customer insight.
price ($mm)
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announced 4/15/2015 via Company Press Release

Copernicus Marketing Consulting, will acquire Forbes Consulting Group

synopsis: Dentsu Inc. announced that its global business headquarters Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd. has reached an agreement to acquire Forbes Consulting Group and have it become part of Copernicus Marketing Consulting post acquisition. Founded in 1985, Forbes Consulting Group specializes in both quantitative and qualitative research and analysis.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Copernicus Marketing Consulting
Copernicus Marketing Consulting is a research-and-data-driven marketing consulting firm in the business of transforming companies. They use front-line experience, insights, and advanced analytics to help B2B and B2C companies develop, plan, and implement strategies that change brand trajectories. "
target: Forbes Consulting Group
The Forbes Consulting Group is a strategic and innovative market research company providing global clients with deeper levels of insight about emotions and motivations - and helping them gain strategic market advantage on the strength of these insights.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/1/2015 via BNC Analysis

Aussie Commerce Group, acquired PINCHme Group, INC.

synopsis: AussieCommerce Group, one of Australia’s largest e-commerce names, announced the acquisition of research service provider PINCHme. PINCHme, which partners with international brands offers free samples to its members in exchange for detailed customer feedback, collected and provided to brands for new consumer insights.
buyer: Aussie Commerce Group
AussieCommerce operates e-commerce websites Cudo, Luxury Escape, The Home, DEALS.com.au, Ouffer, and Pop. Cudo delivers offers on restaurants and bars, hotels, spas, salons, theatre tickets, tours, gadgets, décor, and fashion for its members. DEALS.com.au provides daily deals throughout Australia. "
target: PINCHme Group, INC.
PINCHme is the best way to discover and discuss new products from the world’s leading brands, for free. PINCHme has created an online destination for PINCHme members to try new products, with no subscription costs attached.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/29/2014 via Company Press Release

GfK Group, acquired Cogenta Systems Ltd.

synopsis: GfK strengthens its position in the online market through the acquisition of UK-based Cogenta, a leader in online pricing intelligence. Cogenta is the source of market intelligence, creating best of breed retail data that is trusted and relied upon by brands both in the UK and abroad.
buyer: GfK Group (XTRA:GFK:$1,759.04)
GfK is the trusted source of relevant market and consumer information that enables its clients to make smarter decisions. More than 13,000 market research experts combine their passion with GfK’s 80 years of data science experience. "
target: Cogenta Systems Ltd.
Cogenta is an industry pioneer in providing retail and pricing intelligence services, partnering with the biggest European retailers and brands. Cogenta is the source of market intelligence, creating best of breed retail data that is trusted and relied upon by brands both in the UK and abroad.
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