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closed 4/20/2018 via PR Newswire

KCSA Strategic Communications, acquired Salar Media Group

synopsis: KCSA Strategic Communications (KCSA), a fully-integrated communications agency specializing in public relations, investor relations and social media, announced that it has acquired Salar Media Group, a leading public relations and marketing firm specializing in the cannabis industry.
buyer: KCSA Strategic Communications
KCSA is a fully-integrated communications agency specializing in public relations, investor relations, social media and marketing with expertise in financial and professional services, technology, healthcare, media, energy, cannabis and public services companies. "
target: Salar Media Group
Salar Media Group is a leading public relations and marketing firm specializing in the cannabis industry. They offer public relations, consulting and branding services. They are based out of Los Angeles and Tampa.
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closed 7/11/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Kush Bottles, acquired Zack Darling Creative Associates

synopsis: Kush Bottles, Inc., a leading provider of packaging, supplies, vaporizers, hydrocarbon gases, solvents, accessories and branding solutions for the regulated cannabis industry, announced it has acquired Zack Darling Creative Associates, a full-spectrum digital creative agency, founded in 2009 and based in Santa Rosa, California.
buyer: Kush Bottles (OTCPK:KSHB:$40.75)
Kush Bottles, Inc. is a leading provider of packaging, supplies, vaporizers, hydrocarbon gases, solvents, accessories and branding solutions for the regulated cannabis industry. "
target: Zack Darling Creative Associates
Zack Darling Creative Associates is a full-spectrum digital creative agency, founded in 2009 and based in Santa Rosa, California. It serves both traditional industry accounts as well as cannabis companies and currently works with clients across the U.S., Canada and Europe.
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announced 6/7/2018 via DGAP

RISE Life Science Corp., will acquire Cultivate Kind

synopsis: RISE Life Science Corp., a company that develops cutting-edge cannabis consumer products, will acquire Cultivate Kind, one of the top marketing and branding agencies for the cannabis industry in the united states. Cultivate Kind specializes in full-service brand development, go-to-market strategy, and retail marketing.
buyer: RISE Life Science Corp. (CNSX:RLSC:$0.00)
RISE Life Science Corp. develops cutting-edge cannabis consumer products for both medical and adult-use markets around the world in jurisdictions that have legal regulatory frameworks in place. A key area of focus for RISE is research-based formulations to address adult sexual health and wellness. "
target: Cultivate Kind
Cultivate Kind is one of the top marketing and branding agencies for the cannabis industry in the united states. They specialize in full-service brand development, go-to-market strategy, and retail marketing. Cultivate Kind helps brands design, produce, and sell their product in an innovative way.
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closed 6/17/2021 via PR Newswire

Fingerpaint Marketing, acquired SPLICE Agency LLC

synopsis: Fingerpaint, a full-service health and wellness marketing firm, has acquired Splice, a company that provides healthcare communication services, including consulting, customer relationship management, branding, content strategy, marketing, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and medical device advisory services.
buyer: Fingerpaint Marketing
Fingerpaint is a full-service health and wellness marketing firm. They are known for their innovative and data-driven approach to providing analytics-enabled, integrated marketing solutions to healthcare clients, specifically in the pharmaceutical, rare disease, and gene therapy sectors. "
target: SPLICE Agency LLC
SPLICE Agency provides healthcare communication services, including consulting, customer relationship management, branding, content strategy, marketing, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and medical device advisory services. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is based in Emeryville, California.
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closed 1/3/2019 via BusinessWire

ICR, acquired Westwicke Partners

synopsis: ICR, a leading strategic communications and advisory firm, announced that it has acquired Westwicke Partners, a company that provides customized strategic investor relations programs and independent capital markets advice to public and private healthcare companies. Westwicke focuses on the healthcare sector exclusively.
buyer: ICR
ICR partners with companies to optimize transactions and execute strategic communications programs that achieve business goals, build credibility and enhance long-term enterprise value. ICR is one of the largest and most experienced independent communications and advisory firms in North America. "
target: Westwicke Partners
Westwicke Partners provides customized strategic investor relations programs and independent capital markets advice to public and private healthcare companies. Westwicke focuses on the healthcare sector exclusively, and is headquartered in Baltimore.
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closed 9/26/2018 via PR Newswire

2e Creative, acquired Fire & Rain

synopsis: St. Louis-based 2e Creative, an internationally recognized full-service agency with a portfolio of global life science clients, announced the acquisition of Fire & Rain, an independent field force training, leadership development, and meetings and events consultancy based in Evansville, Indiana.
buyer: 2e Creative
2e Group is an independent full-service launch and growth agency that helps pharmaceutical and medical device companies more efficiently and effectively commercialize new therapies and technology. "
target: Fire & Rain
Fire & Rain is a life science consultancy with an established reputation for world-class marketing engagement. Fire & Rain is one of the largest independent firms focused on empowering the teams and amplifying the brands of some of the most important regional and global companies.
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closed 7/17/2018 via BusinessWire

Huntsworth PLC, acquired Giant

synopsis: Shamrock Capital, a Los Angeles-based investment firm, announced the completion of the Giant Creative Strategy LLC acquisition by Huntsworth plc. Giant Creative Strategy is one of the largest independent healthcare marketing agencies based on the west coast.
buyer: Huntsworth PLC (LSE:HNT:$342.69)
Huntsworth PLC is an international healthcare and communications group. The Group's principal area of focus is Health, which provides marketing and medical communications services to healthcare clients, which are primarily large and mid-size pharmaceutical and biotech companies. "
target parent: Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc.
target: Giant
Headquartered in San Francisco, Giant Creative Strategy is one of the largest independent healthcare marketing agencies based on the west coast. Giant specializes in strategy, creative and technology-driven multichannel marketing communications for its clients.
price ($mm)
$72*
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$32
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$7
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2.5x
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11.4x
announced 2/7/2018 via Company Press Release

Upward Brand Interactions, will acquire Graphica, LLC

synopsis: Upward Brand Interactions, a fully-integrated interactive marketing agency, has agreed to acquire Graphica, a nationally renowned brand design firm with a reputation for delivering world-class brand identity and design. Graphica has an impressive portfolio of brand and design work with experience in consumer, healthcare/medical and B2B industries.
buyer: Upward Brand Interactions
Upward Brand Interactions is a fully-integrated interactive marketing agency group that helps brands thrive in traditional and digital environments. Upward services include brand communication, interactive, search marketing and content marketing. "
target: Graphica, LLC
Graphica is a nationally renowned brand design firm with a reputation for delivering world-class brand identity and design. Graphica has an impressive portfolio of brand and design work with experience in consumer, healthcare/medical and B2B industries.
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closed 3/3/2016 via Company Press Release

BCD Meetings & Events, acquired Plan 365, Inc.

synopsis: BCD Meetings & Events, a company that energizes and streamlines the business of meetings and incentives by offering event-level and enterprise-level solutions, has acquired Plan 365, Inc., a marketing logistics agency specializing in pharmaceutical and high-tech industries.
buyer: BCD Meetings & Events
BCD Meetings & Events energizes and streamlines the business of meetings and incentives by offering event-level and enterprise-level solutions. Headquartered in Chicago, BCD Meetings & Events has more than 1,000 resources in over 40 countries, with sales exceeding US $620 million. "
target: Plan 365, Inc.
Plan 365, Inc. is a marketing logistics agency specializing in pharmaceutical and high-tech industries. Plan 365, based in Raleigh, NC, offers go-to-market implementation services that help clients launch, scale and operationalize their go-to-market strategies.
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closed 9/9/2014 via PR Newswire

Adelphi Group, acquired The Planning Shop International

synopsis: Adelphi Worldwide, part of The DAS Group of Companies, a division of Omnicom Group, announced that it has acquired The Planning Shop international, a London-based healthcare brand and research agency.
buyer parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
buyer: Adelphi Group
Adelphi Group is the world-leading, insight-led, multi- perspective, marketing services solutions group. It specializes in the healthcare sector, offering services in strategic marketing, marketing and business intelligence, real world observational research and disease specific programs and more. "
target: The Planning Shop International
The Planning Shop international is a global specialist healthcare brand strategy agency who provide unique consumer-based insight into every step of the product life cycle.
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closed 11/28/2012 via BNC Analysis

Baird Capital Partners, acquired PARTNERS+simons

synopsis: PARTNERS+simons, a leading brand communications company specializing in the healthcare and financial services industries, announced an investment from Baird Capital Partners, the U.S.-based buyout fund of Baird Private Equity.
buyer: Baird Capital Partners
Baird Capital Partners, the U.S.-based buyout fund of Baird Private Equity, invests in lower middle-market companies in the business services, manufactured products and healthcare sectors. "
target: PARTNERS+simons
PARTNERS+simons is a brand communications company that generates unambiguous business outcomes for its clients in the healthcare, financial services, and technology sectors.
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closed 11/30/2011 via Wall Street Journal

Cooney/Waters Group, Inc., acquired The Corkery Group

synopsis: Cooney Waters LLC, a subsidiary of Creston plc, the Insight and Communications Group, announced the acquisition of 100 per cent of the share capital of The Corkery Group, a New York based full service health and medical public relations company specialising in product and issues communications for the world's leading health organisations.
buyer parent: Creston plc
buyer: Cooney/Waters Group, Inc.
Cooney/Waters is a mid-sized firm that provides the full range of public relations and public affairs services to healthcare, pharmaceutical and biotechnology enterprises in the non-profit, government, academic and industrial sectors throughout the world. "
target: The Corkery Group
The Corkery Group is a full-service public relations firm specializing in health and medical communications. The firm is internationally recognized for its expertise in issue-oriented and product communications, and for its work with the world's leading health organizations.
price ($mm)
$6.00
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$10
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announced 11/30/2010 via Market Wire

Creston plc, will acquire Cooney/Waters Group, Inc.

synopsis: Creston plc, the insight and communications group, announces an agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets and liabilities of both the healthcare public relations business, Cooney/Waters, and the healthcare advocacy business, Alembic Health Communications, Cooney/Waters' wholly owned subsidiary.
buyer: Creston plc (LSE:CRE:$136.18)
Creston is an insight and communications company for the 21st century, offering clients seamless access to the latest marketing insights and communications services. Creston companies continuously innovate to provide best-in-class counsel and service for clients and people. "
target: Cooney/Waters Group, Inc.
Cooney/Waters Group provides the full range of public relations and public affairs services to healthcare, pharmaceutical and biotechnology enterprises in the non-profit, government, academic and industrial sectors throughout the world.
price ($mm)
$9.36
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$12
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closed 11/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

Direct Equity International, acquired Green Touch Awareness

synopsis: Direct Equity International has acquired Green Touch Awareness. Green Touch Awareness is focused on in-house Business Incubation / Start-up and Project Development, as well as being a Digital Services Company providing Brand Management and Business-to-Business online and offline services to public, private, and non-profit companies.
buyer: Direct Equity International (OTCPK:DEQI:$0.00)
Direct Equity International, Inc., a professional game and application development company, is engaged in the business of developing and publishing video games and mobile software applications to gaming, healthcare, and financial sectors. "
target: Green Touch Awareness
Green Touch Awareness is focused on in-house Business Incubation / Start-up and Project Development, as well as being a Digital Services Company providing Brand Management and Business-to-Business online and offline services to public, private, and non-profit companies.
price ($mm)
$0.09
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announced 3/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

American Diversified Holdings Corporation, will acquire Canna Business Now

synopsis: American Diversified Holding Corporation, a publicly traded holding company, announced they plan to acquire Canna Business Now from Fine Media Group, Inc. Canna Business Now is a full-service cannabis branding agency that provides print media, branding, SEO, social media, web analytics and event management to the Cannabis industry.
buyer: American Diversified Holdings Corporation (OTCPK:ADHC:$0.00)
American Diversified Holdings Corporation (ADHC) is a publicly traded holding company providing executive management, corporate governance, administrative support, financial advisory services, investment capital sourcing, and regulatory affairs to both private and public companies. "
target parent: FINE Magazine
target: Canna Business Now
CannaBusinessNow is a full-service cannabis branding agency, dedicated to working with cannabis companies in every aspect of development from start up to established firms. They provide print media, branding, SEO, social media, web analytics and event management to the Cannabis industry.
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closed 3/17/2021 via Company Press Release

Selbey Anderson, acquired IGNIFI

synopsis: Selbey Anderson, a creative agency group in the UK, has acquired IGNIFI, an independent creative agency in the UK. IGNIFI creates and implements effective communications for the human and animal healthcare industries. They offer services for creative strategy, branding, digital, design, and more.
buyer: Selbey Anderson
Selbey Anderson is a creative agency group in the UK. Selbey Anderson uses integrated marketing to drive client outcomes across the whole customer experience. The group offers services for public relations, digital marketing, and B2B tech marketing. "
target: IGNIFI
IGNIFI is an independent creative agency in the UK. IGNIFI creates and implements effective communications for the human and animal healthcare industries. They offer services for creative strategy, branding, digital, design, and more.
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closed 4/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Groupe GET, acquired K’noe

synopsis: Groupe GET, a group of advertising agencies operating in Metz, Strasbourg, Luxembourg and Paris, has acquired K'noë, a France-based brand communication consultancy in the fields of health prevention, food and nutrition.
buyer: Groupe GET
Groupe GET is a group of advertising agencies operating in Metz, Strasbourg, Luxembourg and Paris. They specialize in advertising, branding, public relations, communications, digital strategy, web design, digital marketing, printing and more. "
target: K’noe
K'noë is a brand communication consultancy in the fields of health prevention, food and nutrition. K'noë advises clients at all stages of their thinking. Whether it is to find a new audience, enhance or renew a brand or even create a network.
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closed 8/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

The Ceuta Group, acquired Creative Leap Limited

synopsis: Ceuta Group, a global, multi award winning consumer brands outsource solutions specialist, has acquired Creative Leap, an integrated brand and communications agency. Creative Leap specialises in Health & Wellbeing and Beauty & Personal Care. Their clients include leading companies such as Johnson & Johnson, 3M, Reckitt Benckiser & Alliance Boots.
buyer: The Ceuta Group
The Ceuta Group is a global, multi award winning consumer brands outsource solutions specialist, servicing the FMCG Food, Drink, Health and Personal Care industries. Ceuta Group has over 24 years proven experience in launching and building both new or existing consumer brands for leading companies. "
target: Creative Leap Limited
Creative Leap is an integrated brand and communications agency based in London, specialising in Health & Wellbeing and Beauty & Personal Care. They have long standing relationships with some of the leading players in the industry including Johnson & Johnson, 3M, Reckitt Benckiser & Alliance Boots.
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closed 12/15/2021 via PR Web

GoMo Health, acquired Trajectory LLC

synopsis: GoMo Health, a leading health and wellness patient and consumer engagement company, has acquired Trajectory, a hybrid brand consultancy/creative agency. Trajectory helps healthcare organizations, consumer wellness brands, and beauty brands to unlock their potential. They offer solutions for brand strategy, social media, content marketing, and more.
buyer parent: The Gold Group
buyer: GoMo Health
GoMo Health is a science-based patient and consumer engagement company focused on healthcare and wellness. GoMo Health provides a cloud-based population health management solution that supports the complete continuum of care. "
target: Trajectory LLC
Trajectory is a hybrid brand consultancy/creative agency focused on healthcare and wellness. Trajectory helps healthcare organizations, consumer wellness brands, and beauty brands to unlock their potential. They offer solutions for brand strategy, social media, content marketing, and more.
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closed 9/23/2020 via Company Press Release

Overit, acquired Smith & Jones

synopsis: Overit, a full-service marketing company, has acquired Smith & Jones, a full-service healthcare marketing agency. Smith & Jones specializes in branding, integrated service line campaigns, and retention for hospitals, health systems, and other healthcare providers. The agency helps clients to create meaningful healthcare brands and engage patients.
buyer: Overit
Overit is a full-service marketing company. Overit creates and implements integrated traditional and digital campaigns for business of all sizes. They offer a wide range of internet marketing solutions, including content marketing, public relations, social media, SEO, web design and more. "
target: Smith & Jones
Smith & Jones is a full-service healthcare marketing agency. Smith & Jones specializes in branding, integrated service line campaigns, and retention for hospitals, health systems, and other healthcare providers. The agency helps clients to create meaningful healthcare brands and engage patients.
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closed 4/20/2018 via PR Newswire

KCSA Strategic Communications, acquired Salar Media Group

synopsis: KCSA Strategic Communications (KCSA), a fully-integrated communications agency specializing in public relations, investor relations and social media, announced that it has acquired Salar Media Group, a leading public relations and marketing firm specializing in the cannabis industry.
buyer: KCSA Strategic Communications
KCSA is a fully-integrated communications agency specializing in public relations, investor relations, social media and marketing with expertise in financial and professional services, technology, healthcare, media, energy, cannabis and public services companies. "
target: Salar Media Group
Salar Media Group is a leading public relations and marketing firm specializing in the cannabis industry. They offer public relations, consulting and branding services. They are based out of Los Angeles and Tampa.
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closed 4/20/2018 via PR Newswire

KCSA Strategic Communications, acquired Salar Media Group

synopsis: KCSA Strategic Communications (KCSA), a fully-integrated communications agency specializing in public relations, investor relations and social media, announced that it has acquired Salar Media Group, a leading public relations and marketing firm specializing in the cannabis industry.
buyer: KCSA Strategic Communications
KCSA is a fully-integrated communications agency specializing in public relations, investor relations, social media and marketing with expertise in financial and professional services, technology, healthcare, media, energy, cannabis and public services companies. "
target: Salar Media Group
Salar Media Group is a leading public relations and marketing firm specializing in the cannabis industry. They offer public relations, consulting and branding services. They are based out of Los Angeles and Tampa.
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closed 10/21/2009 via PR Newswire

KCSA Strategic Communications, acquired TanenPR

synopsis: KCSA Strategic Communications has announced that it has acquired TanenPR. The Natick office, located in the Boston metro area, represents the continued growth of KCSA, one of the only independent strategic communications firms in the country that integrates public relations, investor relations and marketing services all within one firm.
buyer: KCSA Strategic Communications
Now in its 41st year, KCSA Strategic Communications is the only corporate communications firm in the nation that integrates investor relations, public relations and marketing services. "
target: TanenPR
The Tanen Group offers a full range of marketing and public relations consulting, spanning traditional media relations, social media, blogging relations and blog monitoring services.
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closed 1/12/2022 via BusinessWire

3Q Digital, acquired Inseev Interactive

synopsis: 3Q Digital, one of the world’s largest independent digital growth marketing agencies, has acquired Inseev Interactive, a data-driven digital performance marketing agency. Inseev Interactive offers services for SEO, pay per click, social media advertising, and content marketing.
buyer: 3Q Digital
3Q Digital is one of the world’s largest independent digital growth marketing agencies. They offer SEM, SEO, social advertising, display, mobile advertising, analytics, and business strategy. They work with the fastest-growing B2C, B2B, ecommerce, and lead gen clients in the U.S. "
target: Inseev Interactive
Inseev Interactive is a data-driven digital performance marketing agency. Inseev Interactive provides consistent, safe and sustainable search strategies that build online industry leaders over time. They offer services for SEO, pay per click, social media advertising, and content marketing.
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closed 1/6/2022 via PR Web

SPARK Business Works, acquired Convergent1

synopsis: SPARK Business Works, a custom software application developer, has acquired Convergent1, a full-service marketing and advertising agency. Convergent1 provides a full range of services to help businesses achieve their goals and objectives. Their services include marketing action planning, SEO, content creation, web design, social media, and more.
buyer parent: CSM Group
buyer: SPARK Business Works
SPARK Business Works is a custom software application developer. SPARK Business Works builds software, mobile applications, informational dashboards and workflow tools that help businesses of all sizes improve profitability and efficiency. "
target: Convergent1
Convergent1 is a full-service marketing and advertising agency. Convergent1 provides a full range of marketing services to help businesses achieve their goals and objectives. Their services include marketing action planning, SEO, content creation, web design, social media, and more.
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closed 1/5/2022 via BusinessWire

Broadhead, acquired HMH Agency

synopsis: broadhead has acquired HMH Agency, a Portland, Oregon-based firm known nationally for its creative work powering brands that are driving the future of transportation. For broadhead, the addition of HMH Agency complements and diversifies an agency well known for its work in the agriculture, food, and wellness channels.
buyer: Broadhead
broadhead is the largest independent, full-service marketing agency in Minnesota, serving a diverse set of clients in the food, farm and wellness categories. Founded in 2001, broadhead is an employee-owned company with a brand portfolio that includes broadhead and its strategy group Rabbit. "
target: HMH Agency
HMH is a full-service creative agency powering brands that are creating the future of transportation. HMH offers strategy, advertising, content creation, design, digital and mobile solutions, media, public relations, social media, and photography and video services.
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closed 12/16/2021 via BusinessWire

Vested, acquired Red Lab

synopsis: Vested, an award-winning global integrated financial services communications firm, has acquired Red Lab Technologies, a digital marketing firm. Red Lab specializes in partnering with healthcare and finance companies looking to bolster their marketing teams. They offer services for web design, search engine marketing, SEO, paid social, and more.
buyer: Vested
Named the world’s fastest growing public relations agency, Vested is an integrated communications firm focused on the future of finance. Vested’s approach merges deep financial expertise with creativity to deliver award-winning, integrated campaigns for their global clienteles. "
target: Red Lab
Red Lab is a leading digital marketing firm. Red Lab specializes in partnering with healthcare and finance companies looking to bolster their marketing teams. They offer services for web design & development, search engine marketing, SEO, paid social, and more.
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closed 12/15/2021 via Company Press Release

Gen3 Marketing, acquired OAK Digital

synopsis: Gen3 Marketing, LLC, a full-service digital marketing services provider, has acquired OAK Digital, LLC, a performance marketing agency. OAK Digital provides end-to-end affiliate marketing services for direct-to-consumer brands like Freshly, Angie’s List, the UFC, and more. They offer services for paid search, SEO, social, media buying, and more.
buyer: Gen3 Marketing
Gen3 Marketing is a leading digital marketing agency that provides affiliate marketing services to customers by optimizing advertisers’ positioning of their products and services on third party websites. Gen3 also provides services that include pay-per-click, search engine optimization, and more. "
target: OAK Digital
OAK Digital is an award winning performance marketing agency. OAK Digital provides end-to-end affiliate marketing services for direct-to-consumer brands like Freshly, Angie’s List, the UFC, The Minnesota Vikings, and more. They offer services for paid search, SEO, social, media buying, and more.
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closed 12/8/2021 via BNC Analysis

1905 New Media, acquired Arco & Associates

synopsis: 1905 New Media, an integrated marketing communications firm, has acquired Arco + Associates, LLC, a full-service marketing communications firm. Arco helps organizations to focus their marketing investments and increase their bottom lines. The company specializes in content creation, branding, social media advertising, and public relations.
buyer: 1905 New Media
1905 New Media is an integrated marketing communications firm. 1905 New Media uses a proven approach to help guide aspiring brands through today’s marketing maze. They specalize in branding, digital marketing, custom website and app development, public relations, and commercial printing. "
target: Arco & Associates
Arco & Associates is a full-service marketing communications firm. Arco helps organizations to focus their marketing investments and increase their bottom lines. The company specializes in strategic planning, content creation, branding, social media advertising, and public relations.
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closed 12/8/2021 via BNC Analysis

Finn Partners, acquired 360 Intelligent Communications

synopsis: Global marketing and communications firm FINN Partners has acquired 360, the Dublin PR and communications consultancy led by Dan Pender. Their clients span technology, food and beverage, financial services, manufacturing, and health sectors.
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: 360 Intelligent Communications
360 is a Dublin PR and communications consultancy led by Dan Pender. 360 was established by Pender in 2011 and has a team of 17 people. Clients span technology, food and beverage, financial services, manufacturing, and health sectors.
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closed 11/5/2021 via BNC Analysis

Entravision Communications Corporation, acquired 365 Digital

synopsis: Entravision has acquired 365 Digital, a digital advertising solutions company headquartered in South Africa. This investment provides Entravision with a geographic foothold in Africa, as the company looks to expand its breadth of digital services to new emerging markets.
buyer: Entravision Communications Corporation (EVC:$697.98)
Entravision is a diversified global media, data and advertising technology company that reaches and engages Latino consumers in the U.S. and other markets. Entravision's portfolio includes television and radio stations, digital media properties and advertising technology platforms. "
target: 365 Digital
365 Digital is an South African online media and ad-technology business with a rich heritage in the African advertising industry. With a mission to connect publishers to brands and brands to consumers, 365 Digital helps brands reach audiences at scale through partnerships with leading platforms.
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$1.90
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closed 11/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Finn Partners, acquired Anthology Marketing Group

synopsis: FINN Partners, a global marketing and communications firm, announced that it plans to acquire Honolulu-based Anthology Marketing Group. Anthology is a marketing communications company with offices in Seattle, Honolulu, San Francisco, and Guam.
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: Anthology Marketing Group
Anthology is a marketing communications company with offices in Seattle, Honolulu, San Francisco, and Guam. They provide services in public relations, social media, brand, advertising, information design, digital, mobile, media strategy, research, and analytics.
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closed 10/6/2021 via PR Newswire

Omnicom Media Group, acquired Jump 450 Media

synopsis: Omnicom Media Group (OMG), the media services division of Omnicom Group, has acquired Jump 450 Media, a full-service, performance-based digital marketing agency. Jump 450 helps brands acquire customers profitably through digital media. They provide services for social media, paid search, SEO, email marketing, branded content, and more.
buyer parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
buyer: Omnicom Media Group
Omnicom Media Group is the media services division of Omnicom Group Inc., the leading global advertising, marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom Media Group includes the full service media networks OMD Worldwide and PHD Network, leading global data and analytics company, Annalect. "
target: Jump 450 Media
Jump 450 is a full-service, performance-based digital marketing agency. Jump 450 helps brands acquire customers profitably through digital media. They provide services for social media, paid search, SEO, email marketing, conversion rate optimization, branded content, and more.
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closed 9/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

Milbank Group, acquired Xanthos

synopsis: Milbank Group, a privately owned investment company in the UK, has acquired Xanthos, a digital marketing agency in the UK that specialises in digital marketing, web design and ecommerce. Xanthos helps small and medium-sized businesses increase their profits. They offer services for SEO, social media, content marketing, web design, and more.
buyer: Milbank Group
Milbank Group is a privately owned investment company in the UK. Milbank Group is committed to retaining, nurturing and developing the businesses they invest in. The company backs strong management teams, and works closely with managers and entrepreneurs to provide them with the support they need. "
target: Xanthos
Xanthos is a digital marketing agency in the UK that specialises in digital marketing, web design and ecommerce. Xanthos helps small and medium-sized businesses increase their profits. They offer services for SEO, social media, content marketing, web design, and more.
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announced 9/27/2021 via finextra.com

VCPlus Limited, will acquire APEC Solutions Pte. Ltd.

synopsis: VCPlus Limited, an investment holding firm in Singapore, will acquire APEC Solutions Pte. Ltd., a full-service digital marketing company in Singapore. APEC Solutions offers services for SEO, social media, email marketing, web development, mobile app development, virtual reality, and augmented reality.
buyer: VCPlus Limited
VCPlus Limited is an investment holding firm in Singapore. VCPlus has two key business units: FinTech and granite dimension stone. The group’s FinTech business offers consultancy services related to financial and blockchain technology. The group also operates two quarries in Malaysia. "
target: APEC Solutions Pte. Ltd.
APEC Solutions is a full-service digital marketing company in Singapore. APEC Solutions offers their clients what they need to digitalize their businesses. They offer services for SEO, social media, email marketing, web development, mobile app development, virtual reality, and augmented reality.
price ($mm)
$3.69
rev ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 9/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

So Media Group, acquired Carma The Social Chameleon

synopsis: So Media Group, one of Australia's fastest growing new media networks, has acquired Carma The Social Chameleon (CTSC), a social media marketing agency in Australia. CTSC helps businesses to strategise, organise and streamline their social media marketing. They offer services for social media management, SEO, web development, and more.
buyer: So Media Group
So Media Group is one of Australia's fastest growing new media networks. So Media Group is focused on creating compelling and engaging content for audiences across the web and social media. Their brands include So Perth, So Where Next, and So Binge. "
target: Carma The Social Chameleon
Carma The Social Chameleon (CTSC) is a social media marketing agency in Australia. CTSC helps businesses to strategise, organise and streamline their social media marketing to achieve their business goals. They offer services for social media management, SEO, web development, and more.
price ($mm)
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announced 9/20/2021 via PR Newswire

Omnicom Group Inc., will acquire Oliver Schrott Kommunikation GmbH

synopsis: Omnicom Group Inc., a leading global marketing and corporate communications company, will acquire Oliver Schrott Kommunikation GmbH (OSK), a public relations (PR) and communication agency in Germany. OSK offers services for PR, social media, content marketing, paid media, influencer communication and more.
buyer: Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC:$13,962.10)
Omnicom Group is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, digital and interactive marketing, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and more. "
target: Oliver Schrott Kommunikation GmbH
Oliver Schrott Kommunikation (OSK) is a public relations (PR) and communication agency in Germany. OSK develops successful commu­ni­ca­tion programs that extend beyond the scope of classic PR. They offer services for PR, social media, content marketing, paid media, influencer communication and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

VCCP Partnership, acquired Sling & Stone

synopsis: VCCP Business, an integrated communications agency, has acquired Sling & Stone, a leading PR agency based in Australia. Sling & Stone helps brands to launch, grow, and manage their reputations. They unearth, craft, and share the stories of the most ambitious brands through public relations, social media, content and more.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: VCCP Partnership
VCCP is an integrated communications agency, founded in 2002 on the principles of simplicity, collaboration, un-preciousness and integration around ideas rather than channels. Their in-house capabilities include; advertising, social and content, search, media, digital, data, branding, and more. "
target: Sling & Stone
Sling & Stone is a leading PR agency based in Australia. Sling & Stone helps brands to launch, grow, and manage their reputations. They unearth, craft, and share the stories of the most ambitious brands through public relations, social media, content and more.
price ($mm)
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announced 9/8/2021 via BusinessWire

Accenture, will acquire King James Group

synopsis: Accenture, a global professional services company, has entered into an agreement to acquire South Africa-based King James Group, a highly awarded creative agency with deep expertise in brand strategy, creativity and digital marketing services.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$53,736.36)
Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud, and security. Accenture offers Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology, and Operations services powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. "
target: King James Group
King James Group is an independent South African agency, made up of seven specialist companies and divisions that work in tandem. They span advertising, branding, PR, digital marketing and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/8/2021 via PR Newswire

Lambert & Co., acquired The Vandiver Group, Inc.

synopsis: Lambert & Co., a public relations, investor relations and integrated marketing firm, has acquired The Vandiver Group (TVG), a strategic communications and public relations firm. TVG helps clients to strategize, visualize, and navigate their communication issues. They offer services for PR, social media, reputation management, branding, and more.
buyer: Lambert & Co.
Lambert & Co. is a public relations, investor relations and integrated marketing firm. Lambert helps clients across the globe to build brand awareness, drive sales and scale business. Their portfolio of clients spans a broad spectrum of industries including automotive, food, education and more. "
target: The Vandiver Group, Inc.
The Vandiver Group (TVG) is an award-winning strategic communications and public relations firm. TVG helps clients to strategize, visualize, articulate and navigate their communication issues. They offer services for PR, social media, reputation management, branding, and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/1/2021 via PR Newswire

Hawke Media, acquired Seriously Creative

synopsis: Hawke Media, an award-winning marketing consultancy, has acquired Seriously Creative, a full service digital marketing agency in Canada. Seriously Creative creates custom designs, exciting marketing campaigns and functional websites to help their clients succeed. They offer services for social media marketing, SEO, web design, branding, and more.
buyer: Hawke Media
Hawke Media is an award-winning marketing consultancy based in Los Angeles, California. It offers custom, data-driven marketing strategies to businesses of all sizes, offering its services on a month-to-month, a la carte basis. "
target: Seriously Creative
Seriously Creative is a full service digital marketing agency in Canada. Seriously Creative creates custom designs, exciting marketing campaigns and functional websites to help their clients succeed. They offer services for social media marketing, SEO, web design, branding, and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/25/2021 via BNC Analysis

Intracto Group, acquired Force451

synopsis: Intracto Group, a digital agency in Belgium, has acquired Force451, a creative agency in the Netherlands. Force451 develops creative strategies to help their clients grow their brands. They provide services for brand strategy, corporate identity, branding, content creation, social media management, and more.
buyer: Intracto Group
Headquartered in Belgium, Intracto is a digital agency. With creativity and strategies, driven by online marketing and technology, Intracto helps companies develop a competitive advantage in the digital world. "
target: Force451
Force451 is a creative agency in the Netherlands. Force451 develops creative strategies to help their clients grow their brands. They provide services for brand strategy, corporate identity, branding, content creation, social media management, and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/28/2021 via Company Press Release

Sideshow Ltd., acquired TRGT

synopsis: Sideshow Group, a digital communications agency in the UK, has acquired TRGT, one of the UK and Europe’s fastest growing and most successful performance marketing agencies. TRGT manages campaigns on behalf of over 60 clients from around the world. They deliver on point digital performance marketing campaigns for paid search and paid social.
buyer: Sideshow Ltd.
Sideshow is a marketing and advertising company. They aim to be the no.1 independent digital marketing group in the UK. They help ambitious companies to improve the effectiveness of their communications through meaningful interactions and engaging digital experiences. "
target: TRGT
TRGT is one of the UK and Europe’s fastest growing and most successful performance marketing agencies. TRGT manages campaigns on behalf of over 60 clients from around the world. They deliver on point digital performance marketing campaigns for paid search and paid social.
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